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: Big Ben; Bright and Early

Michaeloff and his Mazurka Orchestra

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra

(Leader. William Mclnulty )
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: William McLnulty
Conductor: David Curry

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' The Love of the Father '
Bible reading on the theme of The Father's Patience with comment by Dr. H. F. Lovell Cocks; Principal of the Western Collegev Bristol
Wisdom 12. vv. 16-18
Hosea 11, vv. 8a-9

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. H. F. Lovell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Charles Williams and his Concert Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Williams

: RECITAL

New Philharmonic Trio:
David Wise (violin)
Gethyn Wykeham-George (cello)
Winifred Davey (piano)

Contributors

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

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Christ whose glory fills the skies
CS.P. 26; A. and M. 7; C.H. 261: Tune. Ratisbon)
Interlude: ' The Story of Naaman' Prayers; the Prayer for Goodwill; the Lord's Prayer
Father, hear the prayer we offer (S.P.
487: Tune, Gott will's machen)
Blessing

: I COLLECT HOWLERS

by Cecil Hunt
The speaker suggests some of the conclusions he has come to about the nature and origins of howlers.

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Hunt

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary

: THE DAILY SERVICE

We sing the praise (BBC Hymn Book
95)
New Every Morning, page 26 Canticle 5 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 18, vv. 28-40
It is a thing most wonderful. (BBC
Hymn Book 81)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Regent Orchestra
Conducted by John Thorpe

Contributors

Conducted By: John Thorpe

: BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: SOLOMON (piano)

Sonata in F (Scarlatti)
Ballade No. 4. in F minor. Op. 52;
Mazurka No. 48. In A minor. Op. 68 No. 2: Waltz in E minor. No. 14, Op. posth. (Chopin)
Intermezzo in B flat minor. Op. 117
No. 2: Rhapsody in G minor, Op. 79 No. 2 (Brahms) on gramophone records

: CRICKET

Oxford v. Cambridge
Last day
Commentary by E. W. Swanton
From Lord's

Contributors

Commentary By: E. W. Swanton

: VARIETY ROAD SHOW

visits a Royal Artillery Camp at Oswestry
Kitty Bluett
Helen Clare
Larry Macari
Jack Wilson and Harry Engleman at two pianos
Presented by Philip Garston-Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Larry MacAri
Unknown: Jack Wilson
Unknown: Harry Engleman
Presented By: Philip Garston-Jones

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MUSIC-HALL

(Shortened version of last Saturday's recorded broadcast)

: GOLF

British Open Championship
Report by Tom Scott
From the Royal Lytham St. Annes Golf Club

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Scott

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: TUNES FOR EVERYBODY

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

Contributors

Cello: John Shinebourne
Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Worksop College
Confession and Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses Psalms 42 and 43 First Lesson: 1 Kings 1, vv. 5-31 Magnificat (Morley fauxbourdon)
Second Lesson: St. Mark 4, v 35, to 5, v. 20
Nunc dimittis (Morley fauxbourdon) Creed,. Suffrages, Collects
Anthem: Ave Verum Corpus (Byrd) Prayers
Praise to the holiest (A. and M. 172)
Organist and Choirmaster.
John A. Lee

Contributors

Choirmaster: John A. Lee

: LIGHT MUSIC

from Sweden played by the Radio Orchestra
Conducted by Stig Rybrant

Contributors

Conducted By: Stig Rybrant

: CRICKET

Oxford v. Cambridge
Further commentary

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

A Nursery Sing-Song with Billy Scott-Coomber and Gwen and Teddy Marks at the piano
' Poor Little Fish': a story by Anne Calonne. Told by Herbert Smith
5.25 Records old and new
' The Stowaway': a story written and told by James Holloway
' The Country Code': a short talk by Pauline Dower

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Scott-Coomber
Unknown: Teddy Marks
Story By: Anne Calonne.
Told By: Herbert Smith
Told By: James Holloway
Talk By: Pauline Dower

: The Weather

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

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Fred Perry discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Perry
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: First House BY THE SEA

A visit to Eastbourne for an excerpt from Harold Fielding's
'Music for the Millions'
Introduced by Flotsam with Peter Cavanagh
Kay Cavendish
The Radio Revellers
Accompanied by Laurence James at the electric organ
From the Floral Hall,
Winter Garden, Eastbourne

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Cavanagh
Unknown: Kay Cavendish
Accompanied By: Laurence James

: SONGS AND AYRES

BBC Singers
Conducted by Cyril Gell

Contributors

Conducted By: Cyril Gell

: BURLIVES ENTERTAINS

An informal get-together of the American ballad-singer and the Scottish Junior Singers (conductor, Agnes Duncan ) to enjoy themselves singing
Arranged and presented by Archie P. Lee

Contributors

Unknown: Agnes Duncan
Presented By: Archie P. Lee

: SMOKING

See top of page and page 6

: THE WORLD TODAY

French Communist Tactics by Charles Janson Paris Correspondent of The Economist The speaker, who has made a special study of French Communism, talks about the recent disturbances and changes in the Communist Party line.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Janson

: THE GOON SHOW

Those Crazy People
Peter Sellers , Harry Secombe
Michael Bentine , Spike Milligan with the Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
The Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Black
Script written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens and edited by Jimmy Grafton
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Ray Ellington
Unknown: Max Geldray
Conducted By: Stanley Black
Written By: Spike Milligan
Written By: Larry Stephens
Edited By: Jimmy Grafton
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: BIRDS AND BEASTS

A miscellany of poetry selected by David Lloyd James
Readers, Robert Harris and David Lloyd James

Contributors

Readers: David Lloyd James
Readers: Robert Harris
Readers: David Lloyd James

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin)-Patrick Hailing (violin) Stephen Shingles (viola) Francisco Gabarro (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Leonard Hh'Sch
Violin: Patrick Hailing
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Francisco Gabarro








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