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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: TROISE

and his Banjoliers

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Readings from
' The Pilgrim's Progress ' and the New Testament

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: RECITAL

Merle Arundale (soprano)
Haydn Rogerson (cello)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Merle Arundale
Cello: Haydn Rogerson
Piano: Ernest Lush

: LIVING IN A FRENCH VILLAGE

by Diana Leslie
Last year the speaker, her husband, and their children, went to France for a holiday. They felt that they had not come to know French people any better on previous visits, so on this occasion they set off with no plans except to find a French village unused to tourists and stay there.

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Leslie

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

music AND MOVEMENT II, by Marjorie Eele
10.5 NEWS COMMENTARY

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Father, we praise thee (BBC Hymn
Book 405)
New Every Morning, page 54
Psalm 1U7, vv. 31-42
St. John 11, vv. 17-27
Happy are they, they that love God
(BBC Hymn Book 274)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Michael Freedman and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Freedman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND melody, by Gladys Whitred.
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Overcoming Distance. 6—' Return to the Road.' Script by Adrian Seligman
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' Liese hilft aus': Liese geht als Kindermadchen und bewahrt sich grossartig. Darum wird sie auch sofort entlassen. Text von Milo Sperber

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred.
Script By: Adrian Seligman
Unknown: Milo Sperber

: SOUTHERN SERENADE

Music of the sunny south played by the Southern Serenade Orchestra
Directed by Lou Whiteson

Contributors

Directed By: Lou Whiteson

: ON YOUR FARM

by Dillon Weston
The speaker, who is Plant Pathologist at the Eastern Province of the National Agricultural Advisory Service, talks about potato blight and its control.

Contributors

Unknown: Dillon Weston

: Workers' Playtime

from a factory in Belfast
with Beryl Orde, Albert Ward and Les Ward, Harry Dawson
James Moody at the piano
Presented by Jack McGeagh

Contributors

Unknown: Beryl Orde
Unknown: Albert Ward
Unknown: Les Ward
Unknown: Harry Dawson
Unknown: James Moody
Presented By: Jack McGeagh

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
Plans for Playtime:' introduced by Jeanne Heal. This week's guest, Lois Maxwell
Pick the Player: a new game in which you are invited to guess the mystery voice
Report from Hollywood: Michael Rennie talks to John Straiten about his part as Jean Valjean in Victor Hugo's ' Les Miserables '
Excerpts from the sound-track of the MGM comedy 'The Star said No,' starring Fred MacMurray , Dorothy McGuire. and Howard Keel
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Introduced By: Jeanne Heal.
Unknown: Lois Maxwell
Talks: Michael Rennie
Unknown: John Straiten
Unknown: Jean Valjean
Unknown: Victor Hugo'S
Unknown: Les Miserables
Unknown: Fred MacMurray
Unknown: Dorothy McGuire.
Unknown: Howard Keel
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

NATURE STUDY. 'Crabs,' by Scott Kennedy.
2.15 THE Music box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.25 HISTORY ii. 'Catherine Bresch kovsky and the Russian Peasants ': a Russian woman faces prison and exile to better the lot of her people. Script by Jo Manton
2.50 STORIES AND RHYMES. ' Our Field ': scenes from the story by Mrs. Ewing. adapted for broadcasting by Julia Goodey

Contributors

Unknown: Scott Kennedy.
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Unknown: Catherine Bresch
Script By: Jo Manton
Broadcasting By: Julia Goodey

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Lucy Pierce (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Piano: Lucy Pierce

: Tea-Time Talk BACK ON TOUR

Mabel Constanduros recalls some of the pleasures and pains of ' touring the halls' in pre-war days and compares conditions then and now

Contributors

Unknown: Mabel Constanduros

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The 'Quisitive Giraffe': a story by Kitty Styles, told by David
* The Islanders *
A serial play in five parts by Roland Pertwee based on his book of the same name
5—' The Get-together '
Other parts played by: Lockwood West , Sybil Arundale Marise Hepworth , Henry Searle David Rivers , Barry MacGregor and John Quayle
Production by May Jenkin
When Toby prevented Captain Gerrity from killing a stag, he hardly realised how unpopular he and his two friends would be with the whole neighbourhood. But when the three turned up at Lorna's party, it was clear that all the other boys were banded together against them. Thanks to Ernie, the youngest gypsy boy, the Islanders learned in time that their camp was to be raided, and in the ensuing battle one of the raiders was knocked unconscious into the water.
Fish as Pets
Arthur Bush visits the Royal Horticultural Hall, London, to see the Fifth National Aquarium Exhibition, which is open today, tomorrow, and on Saturday

Contributors

Unknown: Roland Pertwee
Played By: Lockwood West
Played By: Sybil Arundale
Played By: Marise Hepworth
Played By: Henry Searle
Unknown: David Rivers
Unknown: Barry MacGregor
Unknown: John Quayle
Production By: May Jenkin
Unknown: Arthur Bush
Pat Farraday: Warren Hearnden
Toby Frognall: Michael Darlington
Nick Watney: Colin Campbell
Mr Beckett: Gordon McLeod
Mrs. Crawley. Mr. Beckett's house-keeper: Doreen Season
Vellaby: Roland Pertwee
Captain Gerrity: Ralph Truman
Pettigrew: Philip Ray
Reggie Bradshaw: Richard Williams
Lorna Bradshaw: Ursula Hirst
Colonel Danby: Bruce Belfrage
Tom Higgler: Charles Wreford
Sir Charles Weir: Philip Cunningham
Lady Pastern: Joan Henley
Ernie: Wilfrid Downing

: The Weather

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

: MUSIC OF THE REGIMENTS

Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
East Lancashire Regiment
King's Own
Yorkshire Light Infantry
Manchester Regiment
Royal Army Pay Corps
Catering Corps played by the Band of the Royal Military School of Music
(by permission of the Commandant)
Conducted bv
Major Meredith Roberts , M.B.E.,
Director of Music with Tudor Evans (baritone) Introduced by Lionel Marson
Produced by Harry Mortimer

Contributors

Unknown: Major Meredith Roberts
Baritone: Tudor Evans
Introduced By: Lionel Marson
Produced By: Harry Mortimer

: First House 'TAXI!'

The adventures of Shorty, a London taxi-driver by Cyril Campion and the Passenger
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Campion
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Shorty: Jerry Verno
Preston: Sidney Monckton
Ellen Charte: Grizelda Hervey
Philip Charte: Geoffrey Keen
Dulcie Grayson: Pamela Galloway
Charles: Martin Benson

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Mozart
Quartet in D (K.499) played by the Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett

: FOUR SIDES OF A SQUARE

Lincoln's Inn Fields
A broadcast from the largest square in London, which for centuries has been linked with the lives of statesmen, lawyers, and doctors
Rex Alston , John Ellison , David Lloyd James , and Henry Riddell visit some of the historic houses on each side of the square
Introduced by Audrey Russell

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: David Lloyd James
Unknown: Henry Riddell
Introduced By: Audrey Russell

: Ted Ray in ' RAY'S A LAUGH '

with Kitty Bluett
Peter Sellers , Patricia Hayes
Graham Stark , Charles Leno
John Hanson , The King's Men
The Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Black
Script by Eddie Maguire
George Wadmore , and Ted Ray
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

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

: TAKING STOCK

The 'Closed Shop'
Speakers:
Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Collin Brooks Editor of Truth
Robert Willis
General Secretary
London Society of Compositors
C. J. Geddes
General Secretary
Union of Post Office Workers
Chairman, Dingle Foot
As current experience shows, the ' closed shop ' in industry and elsewhere can take two quite distinct forms. If the phrase is generally used to denote a unit in which trade union membership is a condition of employment, there is also the completely non-union shop, from which union members are automatically excluded.
Is either of these attitudes justified?
Or does the right approach lie somewhere between them? If so, just where should the line be drawn? These and other aspects of a controversial problem are discussed tonight.

Contributors

Unknown: Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Unknown: Collin Brooks

: BEETHOVEN and CESAR FRANCK

Eric Harrison (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Eric Harrison

: SCIENCE SURVEY

From Pottery to Power Unitsi new uses for ceramics by Lloyd Williams
B.Eng., D.Phil.
Pottery is one of the oldest arts and traditional methods give us products of wonderful durability. Today, however, ceramics with very special properties are called for. particularly in modern propulsion units and atomic power plants. Dr. Williams is working on such problems, and tonight he describes some of the unusual applications of ceramics.

Contributors

Unknown: D.Phil.








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