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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!

' The Love of the Father '
Bible reading on the theme of The Father's Discipline with comment by Dr. H. F. Lovell Cocks, Principal of the Western College, Bristol
Wisdom 3, vv. 1, 4, and 5 Hebrews 12, vv. 7 and 11

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. H. F. Lovell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: RECITAL

Lewis Powell (tenor)
Marguerite Wolff (piano)

Contributors

Tenor: Lewis Powell
Piano: Marguerite Wolff

: A VILLAGE IN PROVENCE

Talk by Robert Kee
Mr. Kee has iust returned from Menerbes, an old fortified village in the valley north of the small mountain range of the Luberon.

Contributors

Talk By: Robert Kee

: This Week's Composer

MUSSORGSKY
Gramophone records of ' Night on the Bare Mountain' and the ' Dance of the Persian Slaves '

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News Commentary

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Come, let us join our cheerful songs
(BBC Hymn Book 122)
New Every Morning, page 33 Psalm 20 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 19. vv. 17-30
The head that once was crowned with thorns (BBC Hymn Book 132)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harold Collins and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Collins

: RECITAL

Winifred Kaye (contralto)
Wilfred Smith (flute)

Contributors

Contralto: Winifred Kaye
Flute: Wilfred Smith

: Melody Mixture

A programme of light music arranged and played by Jack Byfield and his Players with Fredric Bayco at the organ and Inia Te Wiata (bass)

Contributors

Played By: Jack Byfield
Unknown: Fredric Bayco

: ON YOUR FARM

by L. C. Madsen
The speaker, who is Chairman of the Tomato and Cucumber Marketing Board, talks on the progress being made towards better packing and grading of tomatoes and cucumbers. Mr. Madsen, in conjunction with his two brothers, owns nurseries in the Lea Valley and at Royston of approximately twenty acres, of which the main products are tomatoes and carnations.

Contributors

Unknown: L. C. Madsen

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FILM TIME

Introduced by David Jacobs
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
Plans for Playtime: introduced by Jeanne Heal. This week's guests, Googie Withers and John McCallum
Jack Ralph talks about the latest development of three-dimensional films in the cinema
A visit to the set of the Betty Box production ' Venetian Bird ' at Pine-wood Studios, including interviews with Richard Todd. Eva Bartok , and John Gregson
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Technicolor film ' The Importance of Being Earnest.' an Anthony Asquith production, starring Michael Denison , Edith Evans. Joan Greenwood , Miles Malleson , Michael Redgrave , Margaret Rutherford , and Dorothy Tutin
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By: David Jacobs
Introduced By: Jeanne Heal.
Unknown: Googie Withers
Unknown: John McCallum
Talks: Jack Ralph
Unknown: Richard Todd.
Unknown: Eva Bartok
Unknown: John Gregson
Unknown: Anthony Asquith
Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Edith Evans.
Unknown: Joan Greenwood
Unknown: Miles Malleson
Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Margaret Rutherford
Unknown: Dorothy Tutin
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: GOLF

British Open Championship
Report by Henry Longhurst
From the Royal Lytham St. Annes Golf Club

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Longhurst

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: TUNES FOR EVERYBODY

Boston ' Pops ' Orchestra
Conductor, Arthur Fiedler
For items see Light Programme

Contributors

Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

: VARIETY MATINEE

Ray Martin and his Orchestra
Alma Cogan
Winifred Atwell
The Johnston Brothers
Eddie Calvert
Johnny Brandon
Lita Roza
The Harold Smart Quartet
Diana Coupland on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Martin
Unknown: Alma Cogan
Unknown: Winifred Atwell
Unknown: Eddie Calvert
Unknown: Johnny Brandon
Unknown: Lita Roza
Unknown: Diana Coupland

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Abicair Bassey & Cogan 12 June 2016

: Winifred Oughton and Cecil Trounccr in * THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE'

by John Dighton
Adapted for broadcasting by Giles Cooper
Characters in order of speaking:
Production by Ayton Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown: John Dighton
Broadcasting By: Giles Cooper
Production By: Ayton Whitaker
Dick Tassell: Derek Hart
Rainbow: Nicholas Parsons
Rupert Billings: William Fox
Godfrey Pond: Cecil Trouncer
Evelyn Whitchurch: Winifred Oughton
Miss Gossage: Rosamund Greenwood
Hopcroft Minor: Colin Campbell
Barbara Cahoun: Joy Adamson
Joyce Harper: Virginia Winter
The Rev E Peck: Arthur Ridley
Mrs Peck: Gladys Spencer
Edgar Sowter: Arthur Seaton
Mrs Sowter: Susan Richards

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

* Green Sailors Ahoy! or ' Wanted-a Crew'
A new series of adventures by Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
2—' Mr. Simon Smeltigew '
Production by David Davis
' Memories of an Italian Childhood': four talks by Claire Schilsky-Maison . Told by Jo
2-' The Night of the Earthquake '

Contributors

Adventures By: Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
Production By: David Davis
Unknown: Claire Schilsky-Maison
Uncle George: Norman Shelley
Mary Green: Diana Maddox
Mark Green: Harold Reese
Binnie Green: Sheila Jervis
Ben Green: Warren Hearnden
Simon Smeltigew: Wilfred Babbage
Joe: Frank Atkinson

: The Weather

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

: CHANGING SCENES

Charles Prentice conducts the orchestra in a programme of music from shows of which he was the musical director
Christopher Stone recalls his memories of these shows

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Prentice
Unknown: Christopher Stone

: First House 'TAXI !'

by Cyril Campion and the Passenger
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Campion
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Shorty: Jerry Verno
Ayesha :: Jane Barrett
Abdul: Wilfred Babbage
Lady Fotherington: Molly Rankin
Sir Oscar Fotherington: Norman Shelley
Admiral: H G Stoker
Girl: Jane Grahame

: SOUNDING BRASS AND VOICES

Colne Valley Male Voice Choir
Conductor, George Stead
Black Dyke Mills Band
Conductor, Alex Mortimer

Contributors

Conductor: Alex Mortimer

: FOUR SIDES OF A SQUARE

Leicester Square
Raymond Glendenning , Brian Johnston , Henry Riddell , and Audrey Russell visit each side of this famous London centre of entertainment
Introduced by Wynford Vaughan Thomas

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Henry Riddell
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Introduced By: Wynford Vaughan Thomas

: 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

: PORTRAITS FROM MEMORY

by Bertrand Russell , O.M.
2-Lord Keynes and Lytton Strachey
When Lord Keynes' posthumous volume, Two Memoirs, was published three years ago it contained, as a frontispiece, a photograph of three figures sitting at ease in the gafden of a country home. They were Maynard Keynes himself, Lytton Strachey , and Bertrand Russell. In this talk Bertrand Russell gives his recollections of the other two members of the group.
Next Thursday : D. H. Lawrence

Contributors

Unknown: Bertrand Russell
Unknown: Lytton Strachey
Unknown: Maynard Keynes
Unknown: Lytton Strachey
Unknown: Bertrand Russell.
Unknown: Bertrand Russell
Unknown: D. H. Lawrence

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Rene Soames (tenor)
Clifton Helliwell (accompanist)
The Robert Masters
Piano Quartet:
Robert Masters (violin) Nannie Jamieson (viola)
Muriel Taylor (cello)
Kinloch Anderson (piano)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House, London

Contributors

Tenor: Rene Soames
Accompanist: Clifton Helliwell
Violin: Robert Masters
Viola: Nannie Jamieson
Cello: Muriel Taylor
Piano: Kinloch Anderson

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Benjamin Franklin flies a Kite by T. E. Allibone , F.R.S.
Just two hundred years ago Benjamin Franklin , scientist and diplomat, came to the conclusion that lightning was a discharge of electricity on a gigantic scale. To test his theory he flew a kite into thunder cloud and drew sparks from it. But he took his son with him so that he would not be laughed at for playing with a kite. The speaker talks about Franklin's daring but foolhardy experiment.

Contributors

Unknown: Benjamin Franklin
Unknown: T. E. Allibone
Unknown: Benjamin Franklin








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