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: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


and his Orchestra
(B3C recording)


A talk by the Rev. George Duncan


Unknown: Rev. George Duncan

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Ballet Music


Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter


Gerard Souzay (baritone)
Denise Soriano (violin)
Denise Sternberg (piano)
None but the weary heart; At the ball (Tchaikovsky)
Sonata in C. for violin and piano
(Reynaldo Hahn )
A la brise: Quanti mai (Gounod) on gramophone records


Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Violin: Denise Soriano
Piano: Denise Sternberg
Piano: Reynaldo Hahn


by a doctor
The third of a series of talks mostly for people who are not so young as they used to be


MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele


Unknown: Marjorie Eele


We come unto our fathers' God (BBC
Hymn Book 255)
New Every Morning, page 96 Psalm 82 (Broadcast psalter)
1 Thessalonians 5. vv 12 24
Christ for the world we sing! (BBC
Hymn Book 172)


The Regent Orchestra
Conducted by John Thorpe


Conducted By: John Thorpe


RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Science and the Larder: 8-The Story of Margarine. Script by Alan Hill
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Zwei Gedichte: 'Frühlingsglaube (Uhland) und ' Regen-Ende ' (Richard Bil linger). Text von Else Johannsen -Wagner


Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: Alan Hill
Unknown: Richard Bil
Unknown: Else Johannsen


Southern Serenade Orchestra
Directed by Lou Whiteson


Directed By: Lou Whiteson


by L. J. Strang
L. J. Strang , who farms at Mortimer, near Reading, talks about his experiences in the making and feeding of silage.


Unknown: L. J. Strang
Unknown: L. J. Strang

: Workers' Playtime

from a paint factory at Haltwhistle
with Collinson and Breen, The Charmony Three, Geoffrey Suggars, William Milburn
Fred Harries at the piano


Comedians: Collinson and Breen
Singers: The Charmony Three
Unknown: Geoffrey Suggars
Unknown: William Milburn
Pianist: Fred Harries
Producer: Richard Kelly

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
Dinah Sheridan and Jeanne Heal pay a visit to the Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition
Picture Panel: Guest artist Brenda Bruce and the resident team, Peter Noble and Christopher Hodge , answer listeners' questions put to them by the chairman John Slater
A visit to the set of ' Tread Softly. an Albany Films production at Marylebone Studios, including interviews with Frances Day, Pat Dainton. John Bentley. Olaf Olsen , and Michael Ward
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Ronald Neame production ' The Card,' starring Alec Guinness , Glynis Johns , Valerie Hobson. and Petula Clark
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne
(Brenda Bruce is appearing in ' Figure of Fun ' at the Aldwych Theatre, London)


Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Artist: Brenda Bruce
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Christopher Hodge
Unknown: John Slater
Unknown: Pat Dainton.
Unknown: John Bentley.
Unknown: Olaf Olsen
Unknown: Michael Ward
Unknown: Ronald Neame
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Glynis Johns
Unknown: Valerie Hobson.
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne
Produced By: Brenda Bruce


NATURE STUDY. 'Mice': Scott Kennedy and Tom find field and wood mice at Wingates
2.15 THE MUSIC BOX, by Gordon Reynolds
2.25 HISTORY 11. 'The Second Empire of Napoleon III ': the leader of the French people tries to revive the military glory of the first Napoleon. Script by Joan Eley
2.50 STORIES AND RHYMES. ' Cherry Pie': a modern imaginative tale by Philippa Pearce


Unknown: Scott Kennedy
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Unknown: Napoleon Iii
Script By: Joan Eley
Unknown: Philippa Pearce


by Charles Dickens
8-'Nancy Decides '


Unknown: Charles Dickens


(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Dennis Brain (horn)
From the Great Hall of Nottingham University


Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Horn: Dennis Brain

: Tea-time Talk I FOLLOW THE ROAD

Jim Phelan , the Irish writer, talks about the humour and the tragedy that he has found among his ' mates '-the tramps of Britain
(The recorded broadcast of January I in the North of England Home Service)


Unknown: Jim Phelan


' Meet Johnny Pilgrim '
A serial play in six episodes by Jean Marsh
2-' Tom-toms in the Night'
Produced by Peggy Bacon
When Nick and Cherry Conway crash in the African bush they find good friends in Paul Verity and his Uncle Jim, and they fall in with Johnny Pilgrim , a young international detective. Johnny is on the track ot a wily Arab named Abu, and there is reason to believe that Abu is concerned in the disappearance of old Gran'pa Verity from his mining camp at Toomba. Abu has returned to the deserted camp and is surprised to find it now occupied.
5.30 Stories from Hansard
Fourth in a series of talks by Stephen King-Hall
followed by ' I Know What I Like': a personal-choice record programme chosen and presented by David


Unknown: Johnny Pilgrim
Unknown: Jean Marsh
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: Cherry Conway
Unknown: Paul Verity
Unknown: Johnny Pilgrim
Unknown: Stephen King-Hall
Nick: D English
Cherry: Margaret Balfry
Bill Grant: Peter Wilde
Uncle Jim: Philip Cunningham
Paul: Barry MacGregor
Dombi: Norman Painting
Johnny Pilgrim: Ronald Baddiley
Slogger: Jack May
Crawford: Geoffrey Lewis
Sam: Timothy Eneli

: The Weather

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


The Summer Fruit Tortricid Moth by Joan Groves
Miss Groves, an entomologist at East Mailing Research Station, Kent, talks about a new apple pest which has already caused some damage in parts of South-East England.


Unknown: Joan Groves


A sequence of light music played by Jack Leon and his Orchestra


Played By: Jack Leon

: First House Michael Miles presents ACCENT ON YOUTH

A revue by professional artists under twenty-one years old
Flora Bennett , Leslie Crowther
Anne Hart , Jill Hayward Sonya Rook , Jean Stone
Anthony Wager. Dulcie Walker
Shani Wallis
Gordon Skelt Andrew 's
Ilford Girls' Choir
Conducted by Eric Gilder
Augmented Dance Orchestra Conducted by Stanley Black
Script by Peter Myers. Alec Grahame ,
Peter Jeffries , Richard Varsburgh
Produced by Frederick Piffard


Unknown: Flora Bennett
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Anne Hart
Unknown: Jill Hayward
Unknown: Sonya Rook
Unknown: Jean Stone
Unknown: Anthony Wager.
Unknown: Dulcie Walker
Unknown: Shani Wallis
Unknown: Gordon Skelt Andrew
Conducted By: Eric Gilder
Conducted By: Stanley Black
Script By: Peter Myers.
Script By: Alec Grahame
Script By: Peter Jeffries
Script By: Richard Varsburgh
Produced By: Frederick Piffard


Kathleen Joyce (contralto)
Frederick Stone (accompanist)
Jack Brymer (clarinet)
The Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Neville Marriner (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London


Contralto: Kathleen Joyce
Accompanist: Frederick Stone
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Violin: David Martin
Violin: Neville Marriner
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards

: Ted Ray in ' RAY'S A LAUGH'

with Kitty Bluett , Peter Sellers Patricia Hayes , Graham Stark Charles Leno , and John Hanson
The King's Men
Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra Script by Eddie Maguire ,
George Wadmore , and Ted Ray
Produced by George Inns
Repeated tomorrow at 7.30 (Light)


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Graham Stark
Unknown: Charles Leno
Unknown: John Hanson
Script By: Eddie Maguire
Script By: George Wadmore
Produced By: George Inns


Foreign Policy
An Anglo-American Discussion


The McClure Organ and Experiments on the Musical Scale by R. M. Sillitto
Lecturer in Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh
For centuries musicians have tried, unsuccessfully, to construct an organ that will play harmoniously in any key. R. M. Sillitto talks about some past experiments and describes the new organ devised by Dr. A. R. McClure The musical illustrations are played by Herrick Bunney on this organ, which is now in the Umversity of Edinburgh.
Picture on page eight


Unknown: R. M. Sillitto
Talks: R. M. Sillitto
Unknown: Dr. A. R. McClure
Played By: Herrick Bunney

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