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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: VAN DAM

and his Orchestra

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Readings from the Bible on ' Long-suffering'

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

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

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: RECITAL

Joan Ryan (mezzo-soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (accompanist)
Loudon Merry (piano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Joan Ryan
Accompanist: Clifton Helliwell
Piano: Loudon Merry

: EARTH FROM HELLAS

by C. Ambrose Lewis
The speaker was in Greece soon after the German occupation. He tells of how he fulfilled a wish of his aunt's, and why he did so according to the spirit rather than the letter of her request.

Contributors

Unknown: C. Ambrose Lewis

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele
10.5 NEWS COMMENTARY

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: The Daily Service

Thv hand, 0 God, has guided (BBC Hymn Book 187)
New Every Morning, page 96 Psalm 82 (Broadcast Psalter) St. John 14. vv. 25-31
O greatly blessed the people are (BBC Hymn Book 469)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Wynford Reynolds and his Orchestra

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Overcoming Distance. 8—' Messages through the Air.' Script by John Allen
11.40 INTERMEDIATE 0ERMAN. Zwei Gedichte: ' Die wandelnde Glocke' von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, und ' Die Zwerge in Pinneberg ' von August Kopisch. Text von Rolf Richards

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: John Allen
Unknown: Rolf Richards

: ON YOUR FARM

Overseas Farming
An edited version of Land and Livestock, the magazine programme broadcast each week in the General Overseas Service

: Workers' Playtime

from a cocoa works at York
with Charlie Kunz, George Moon, Joan Turner, Gerald Young
Fred Harries at the piano
Presented by Philip Robinson

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Kunz
Unknown: George Moon
Unknown: Joan Turner
Unknown: Gerald Young
Unknown: Fred Harries
Presented By: Philip Robinson

: 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 guests, Joy Shelton and Sidney Tafler
Scenes that Made them Famous-4: Peter Noble relates the turning point in the career of Farley Granger
A visit to the set of the Pinnacle production ' The Planter's Wife ' at Pinewood Studios, including interviews with Jack Hawkins , Helen Goss. and the director. Ken Annakin
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Anthony Kimmins production ' Who Goes There? ' starring Nigel Patrick , Valerie Hobson , and Peggy Cummins
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Introduced By: Jeanne Heal.
Unknown: Joy Shelton
Unknown: Sidney Tafler
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Farley Granger
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Helen Goss.
Unknown: Ken Annakin
Unknown: Anthony Kimmins
Unknown: Nigel Patrick
Unknown: Valerie Hobson
Unknown: Peggy Cummins
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

NATURE STUDY. Daddy Longlegs ,' by Scott Kennedy.
2.15 THE music Box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.25 HISTORY It. Votes for Women.' Script by Jo Manton
2.50 STORIES AND RHYMES. ' The Enormous Apple Pie': a modern imaginative tale by Diana Ross

Contributors

Unknown: Daddy Longlegs
Unknown: Scott Kennedy.
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Script By: Jo Manton
Unknown: Diana Ross

: THE LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Latest results and commentaries by Max Robertson and Rex Alston
From the All England Club,
Wimbledon

Contributors

Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Rex Alston

: 'NO NAME'

by Wilkie Collins
2 — ' The Sky Darkens '

Contributors

Unknown: Wilkie Collins

: Tea-time Talk 'THE O'HARA'

A portrait by Charles Grosse
' I am black, but, oh, my soul is white! ' The O'Hara ' is the speaker's cocker-spaniel.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Grosse

: THE LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Further results and commentaries
From Wimbledon

: Children's Hour

Serenade for Children
Marjorie Dalziel and Douglas Robin (storytellers)
J. Mouland Begbie (violin)
Jae Fraser (soprano) The Mansfield Singers
Neil Brown (poetry reader)
The programme includes:
Stories:
For the Youngest Listeners: 'Three Solemn Seagulls,' by Wilma Horsbrugh
' The Ambitious Apple,' by Alwyne Whatsley
' The Old Fire Engine,' by John S. Borland
Poems:
Old Scottish Counting-out Rhymes Produced by Kathleen Garscadden

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Dalziel
Unknown: Douglas Robin
Violin: J. Mouland Begbie
Soprano: Jae Fraser
Singers: Neil Brown
Unknown: Wilma Hors
Unknown: Alwyne Whatsley
Unknown: John S. Borland
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden

: The Weather

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

: MUSIC OF THE REGIMENTS

The Queen's Bays
Royal Norfolk Regiment
Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The Green Howards
Dorsetshire Regiment
Women's Royal Army Corps
The British Legion played by the Band of the Royal Military School of Music
(by permission of the Commandant)
Conducted by Major Meredith Roberts M.B.E. ,,
Director of Music with Tudor Evans (baritone)
Introduced by Lionel Marson
Produced by Harry Mortimer

Contributors

Conducted By: Major Meredith Roberts M.B.E.
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
Colonel Faiber: Noel Coleman
George Desmond: Bruce Belfrage
Mrs Drelincourt: Joan Young
Mr Briggs: John Boxer
Arthur Lakin: Patrick Barr
Jo: Cecile Chevreau

: BERNARD MONSHIN

and the Concert Tango Orchestra

: A VISIT TO YORK

The Outside Broadcasts Unit invites you on a tour of this famous walled city
Your guides:
John Arlott , Audrey Russell and David Southwood assisted by Peter Cavanagh and David Eagles
Written by Arthur Swinson
Produced by Philip Robinson

Contributors

Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: David Southwood
Assisted By: Peter Cavanagh
Assisted By: David Eagles
Written By: Arthur Swinson
Produced By: Philip Robinson

: 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

: THE ATOMIC AGE

Isotopes Bring New Knowledge by Dr. A. S. McFarlane of the National Institute for Medical Research
Isotopes are among the most powerful research tools available to scientists today. Dr. McFarlane describes how they are used and indicates the new understanding that is developing as the result of being able to trace atoms taking part in living processes.

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. A. S. McFarlane

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

London Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Ensemble: Edward Walker (flute)
Roger Lord (oboe)
Sidney Fell (clarinet)
Ronald Waller (bassoon)
John Burden (horn)
George Eskdale (trumpet)
Lionel Bentley (violin) Robert Cooper (violin)
Gwynne Edwards (viola)
Willem de Mont (cello)
George Yates (double-bass)
Marie Goossens (harp)
Francis Chagrin directs the first work
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London

Contributors

Flute: Edward Walker
Oboe: Roger Lord
Clarinet: Sidney Fell
Bassoon: Ronald Waller
Horn: John Burden
Horn: George Eskdale
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Violin: Robert Cooper
Viola: Gwynne Edwards
Cello: Willem de Mont
Double-Bass: George Yates
Harp: Marie Goossens
Harp: Francis Chagrin

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
The Lake Eyre Story by H. L. Penman Ph.D., F.mst.P.
After the phenomenal rains of 1949-50 Lake Eyre in Southern Australia was converted from a dry saltpan into a 3,000-square-mile inland sea. The changes that followed this strange event are described by Dr. Penman of Rothamsted Experimental Station, who has recently returned from visiting the area.

Contributors

Story By: H. L. Penman Ph.D., F.Mst.P.
Unknown: Dr. Penman








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