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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

City of Coventry Band
Conductor, Albert Chappell

Contributors

Conductor: Albert Chappell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: RECORD ROUMD ABOUT

A gramophone miscellany

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' God speaks to Men: Elijah '
Readings from the First Book of Kings

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: IN THE KITCHElN

' Pancake SoufH6 ' by Elizabeth de Biro
A sweet for four people with one egg and one ounce of grated almonds as basic ingredients.

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth de Biro

: MORNING MUSIC

Roberto IngJez and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Roberto Ingjez

: DVORAK

Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90
(Dumky) played by the New Philharmonic Trio:
David Wise (violin)
Gethyn Wykeham-George (cello)
Winifred Davey (piano)

Contributors

Violin: David Wise
Cello: Gethyn Wykeham-George
Piano: Winifred Davey

: OAINADIAN COMMENTARY

by J. B. McGeachy
Associate Editor of the Toronto Globe and Mail

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. McGeachy

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Marjorie Eele

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost (A. and M. 210; S.P. 507)
New Every Morning, page 93
Psalm 16 (Broadcast Psalter)
Acts 18. vv. 1-11
For the beauty of the earth (A. and M. 663; S.P. 494)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

GENERAL SCIENCE. How Animals Behave. 6—' Instinct and Intelligence in Human Behaviour. Script by Alan Dale
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. ' Le Oapitaiine de Gendarmerie ' : portrait professionnel. Texte de Pierre Durel

Contributors

Script By: Alan Dale

: CHRISTOPHER STONE

reviews new records

: VARIETY FANFARE

Heralding Variety in the North

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain tnd overseas

: EDMUNDO ROS

and his Rumba Band

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LIVING IN THE COUNTRY. ' Road Up.' Script by Evelyn Gibbs
2.20 GEOGRAPHY. Life and Work in the Americas. ' The Humid Pampa ' : Life among the Gauchos
2.40 JUNIOR ENGLISH. ' Huckleberry Finn': a serial story from the book by Mark Twain. Adapted for broadcasting by June Hodge. 2-' On the River '

Contributors

Script By: Evelyn Gibbs
Book By: Mark Twain.
Broadcasting By: June Hodge.

: JO STAFFORD

on gramophone records

: THE DERBY

172nd Renewal of the Derby Stakes
Commentary by Raymond Glen denndng, assisted by Claude Harrison as race-reader
Before the start Frank More O'Ferrald givesthe latest news of the riders and ruroners
From the Grandstand, Epsom

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glen
Assisted By: Claude Harrison

: Wednesday Matinee ' THE STRONG MAN'

A Cornish conversation piece by Charles Lee adapted for broadcasting by Violet Bluett

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Lee
Broadcasting By: Violet Bluett
The Storyteller: George Holloway
The Old Man: Bernard Fisitowick
The Woman: Irene Hall
Theophilu: Bent Middleton

: 'MR. HIGGINROTHAM'S CATASTROPHE '

A comedy for broadcasting by Celiadon August based on the story by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Plays produced by Owen Reed in the BBC'sWestof England studios

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Celiadon August
Story By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Produced By: Owen Reed
Peter Plymmree: Johnny Morris
A traveller: Harry Carter
A clerk: Stanley MacKenzie
First farmer: Keith Hamilton Price
Second farmer: Edgar Harrison
A Welshman: Basil Jones
An innkeeper: Eric Lugg
Firstediiltor: Lewis Gedge
A Justice'Clerk: Robert Mawdesdey
A young lady: Bremdia Hamilton
Lawyer: Wyndham Milliga
A toll-keeper: Norman Kendald

: ELGAR

Concert Overture: Cockaigne
(In LondonTown) played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Eduard van Beinum on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Eduard van Beinum

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Wreck of the Toytown Belle'
A Toytown play by S. G. Hulme Beaman
Part 1
Production by Josephine Plummer
5.30 ' Cricket for All': a series of talks by John Guise. 4—' How to practise fielding'
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by Maurice Dean

Contributors

Play By: S. G. Hulme Beaman
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Unknown: John Guise.
Conducted By: Maurice Dean
Narrator and Larry the Lamb: Derek McCulloch
Dennis the Dachshund: Ernest Jay
The Inventor: Ivan Samson
Ernest the Policeman: Arthur Winn
Letitia: Sheila Moloney
Mr Growser: Ralph de Rohan
Captain Higgins: Norman Shelley
The Mayor of Toytown: Felix Felton
Cannibal Chief: Stephen Jack

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast or South-East England

: Sports News

including a recording of the commentary on the Derby

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Maggie Teyte discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have with her if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island

Contributors

Unknown: Maggie Teyte
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: First House CAN YOU BEAT IT?

In this spontaneous broadcast the resident raconteurs—Michael Howard , Reginald Purdell , Bob Monkhouse , and Harold Berens try to cap stories sent by listeners
Introduced by vMichael Miles
Production by Frederick Piffard

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Reginald Purdell
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Harold Berens
Introduced By: Michael Miles
Production By: Frederick Piffard

: MOISEIWITSCH

(piano)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. London

: Ted Ray in ' RAY'S A LAUGH '

with Kitty Bluett
Patricia Hayes , Fred Yule
Peter Sellers , Leslie Perrins
Bob Pearson
and Alf Pearson
The Beaux and the Belles
Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra
Script by Eddie Maguire and Ted Ray
Additional material by George Wadmore
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Leslie Perrins
Unknown: Bob Pearson
Unknown: Alf Pearson
Unknown: Stanley Black
Script By: Eddie Maguire
Script By: Ted Ray
Unknown: George Wadmore
Produced By: Roy Speer

: The Batsman's Bride

or 'The Man who Bowled the Maiden Over' by Donald Hughes with music by P. M. Heywood
Chorus of village cricketers and village maidens with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet Production by Michael North

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Hughes
Music By: P. M. Heywood
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Production By: Michael North
Sir Roderick Celluloid, Bt Squire of Cattlecud: Alfred Marks
Grace Celluloid, his daughter: Lizbeth Webb
George Cowshot, the village captain: Bruce Carfax
Old William, the village umpire: Ernest Butcher
Commentators: Peter Sellers

: GINETTE NEVEU

(violin): on gramophone records








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