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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: SIDNEY DAVEY

and his Players

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Our message concerns that Word who is life '
Bible reading from the first Epistle of St. John, and comment by Father Agnellus Andrew , O.F.M.

Contributors

Unknown: Father Agnellus Andrew

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: MORNING MUSIC

Jan Hurst and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Hurst

: RECITAL

Roger Lord (oboe)
The Virtuoso String Trio :
Neville Marriner (violin) Stephen Shingles (viola)
Alexander Kok (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Neville Marriner
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Alexander Kok

: An English Garden

by Paul Maher
The speaker, a Newfoundlander, finds the Englishman's devotion to his garden awe-inspiring. But his own attempts bring havoc to horticulture, chaos to cultivation. And he decides the answer is a quiet armchair - and a goat.

Contributors

Speaker: Paul Maher

: This Week's Composer WILLIAM WALTON

Gramophone records of his overture, ' Portsmouth Point,' and movements from his Symphony

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Give to our God immortal praise (BBC
Hymn Book 6)
New Every Morning, page 54
Psalm 107, vv. 31-42
Hebrews 4. v. 14. to 5, v. 10
Lord of all hopefulness (BBC Hymn
Book 309)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ralph Elman and his Bohemian Players

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Elman

: TOP OF THE BILL

Variety on gramophone records
Presented by Paul Martin

Contributors

Presented By: Paul Martin

: OLD WINE IN NEW BOTTLES

BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: STEVE RACE

at the piano

: ON YOUR FARM

Batteries Under Fire
Donald Gillies Dougall , a Kenti&h farmer, examines the case against the hen laying-battery

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Gillies Dougall

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

from a canteen in Southend with The Stargazers
Felix Bowness , Julie Dawn
Eric Barker
James Moody at the piano
Eric Easton at the organ Presented by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown: Felix Bowness
Unknown: Julie Dawn
Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: James Moody
Piano: Eric Easton
Presented By: Bill Gates

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: Announcements

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
Film Families: Jeanne Heal takes you into the home circle of screen favourites. This week's hosts: Joy Shelton and Sydney Tafier
The ' X ' Certificate: Director Charles Frank talks on censorable scenes
A visit to the set of ' Million-Pound Note,' a Ronald Neame-John Bryan production at Pinewood Studios, including interviews with Gregory Peck and Jane Griffiths
Excerpts from the sound-track of the M.G.M. Technicolor production ' Lili,' starring Leslie Caron , Mel Ferrer , and Jean Pierre Aumont , with Zsa Zsa Gabor and Kurt Kasznar
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne '

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Unknown: Jeanne Heal
Talks: Charles Frank
Unknown: Ronald Neame-John Bryan
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Jane Griffiths
Unknown: Leslie Caron
Unknown: Mel Ferrer
Unknown: Jean Pierre Aumont
Unknown: Zsa Zsa Gabor
Unknown: Kurt Kasznar
Written By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Pat Osborne

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor. John Hopkins

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins

: Sonia Dresdel in 'BELLA DONNA'

A play for broadcasting by Howieson Culff
Derived from the novet by Robert Hichens and the play by James Bernard Fagan
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Howieson Culff
Unknown: Robert Hichens
Play By: James Bernard Fagan
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Dr Meyer Isaacson: Howieson Culff
Mrs Isaacson, his mother: Eileen Thorndike
Henry: Geoffrey Bond
Ruby Chepstow: Sonia Dresdel
Nigel Armine: Richard Hurndall
Marie Ruby's maid: Pamela Stirling
Ibrahim, Nigel's servant: Cyril Shaps
Mahmoud Baroudi: Anthony Jacobs
Starnforth: James Raglan
Hamzah, Baroudi's servant: Aleksander Browne
Dr Baring Hartley: Roger Delgado

: GRETE SCHERZER (piano)

Prelude (Suite: Pour le Piano)
(Debussy)
Feux d'Artiflce (Preludes Book 2)
(Debussy)
Ondine (Gaspard de la Nuit) (Ravel) on gramophone records

: 'HUCKLEBERRY FINN'

by Mark Twain
(to be read in twenty instalments)
Reader, Stanley Maxted
19—'In Harness '

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Twain
Reader: Stanley Maxted

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Vick ': the true story of a tame fox, by Stanley Loveridge , told by Jo followed by Children's Hour
' Music in Miniature '
5.30 ' When Birds do Sing ...'
Dr. Ludwig Koch , well known for his recordings of bird song, plays some more of them over to
Norman Creek. 3-Birds of the Marshes and Moors
The Michael Watson Trio :
David Mason (piano)
Michael Watson (guitar)
Colin Hawke (bass)

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley Loveridge
Unknown: Dr. Ludwig Koch
Unknown: Norman Creek.
Unknown: Michael Watson
Piano: David Mason
Guitar: Michael Watson
Bass: Colin Hawke

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Sport

: MARCHING AND WALTZING

The marches played by The Band of the Scots Guards
Conducted by Lieut.-Col. S. Rhodes , M.B.E.
(Director of Music)
The waltzes played by The Raeburn Orchestra
Conductor, Wynford Reynolds
Programme introduced by Lionel Marson

Contributors

Unknown: Col. S. Rhodes
Introduced By: Lionel Marson

: Avril Angers, Jimmy Young and Stan Stennett in 'TREBLE CHANCE'

with Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra
Script by Len Fincham and Laurie Wyman
Produced by Roy Speer
(BBC record ing)

Contributors

Unknown: Ron Goodwin
Script By: Len Fincham
Script By: Laurie Wyman
Produced By: Roy Speer

: The Thursday Concert

The New London Quartet:
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Lionel Bentley (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)
Richard Arnell's fourth and most recent string quartet was first performed a year ago at the Cheltenham Festival, where a number of his works have been brought forward. Completed in 1951, it consists of only two movements, an Allegro leading to an Andante. The Quartet has a morito theme, made up of the three notes C, D, and E, which according to the composer are ' sometimes used seriously, sometimes humorously.' The aim of the whole work, he adds, is to try to interest the listener in The variety of treatment given to the theme rather than n any development of a concentrated idea.
(Harold Rutland)

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions
Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: NEWS

: Act 2 of THE TWO BOUQUETS'

A musical play by Eleanor Farjeon and Herbert Farjeon
Music selected by Eleanor Farjeon
Arranged and orchestrated by Ernest Irving
Presented by Anthony Vivian (for Cochran Productions Ltd.)
Characters in order of broadcasting:
Orchestra under the direction of Herbert Menges ,
Introduced by Brian Johnston
From the Piccadilly Theatre, London

Contributors

Play By: Eleanor Farjeon
Play By: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Eleanor Farjeon
Unknown: Ernest Irving
Presented By: Anthony Vivian
Unknown: Herbert Menges
Introduced By: Brian Johnston
Julian Bromley (in love with Kate): Andrew Downie
Edward Gill: Hugh Paddick
Kate Gill: Sara Gregory
Laura Rivers, her cousin: Sonia Williams
Mrs Gill: Rose Hill
Albert Porter (in love with Laura): Dennis Martin
Bella Manchester, a fast girl: Ruth Goring
Paitty Moss, an actress secretly married to Edward: Daphne Anderson
George, an actor: John Hewer
Mr Gill: Derek Oldham

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

A series of unscripted interviews with well-known people
10—Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt who answers personal questions put to her by Charles Wilmot , Stephen Black and Louise Cochrane

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Wilmot
Unknown: Stephen Black
Unknown: Louise Cochrane

: THE NEW CASINO ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Reginald Kilbey

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: News Summary

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