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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Melingriffith Works Band
Conductor, T. J. Powell

Contributors

Conductor: T. J. Powell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: GERALD CROSSMAN

and his Players

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

A talk by Patrick Hamilton
Christ in Action-as Doctor
' I will; be thou clean'
(St. Matthew 8, v. 3)

Contributors

Talk By: Patrick Hamilton

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES

Expert advice on topical domestic questions

: MORNING MUSIC

on gramophone records

: RECITAL

Patrick O'Donnell (bass-baritone)
Wilfred Smith (flute)
Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Bass-Baritone: Patrick O'Donnell
Flute: Wilfred Smith
Piano: Frederick Stone

: PIERRETTE AND THE POOR ADMIRER

Talk by Leslie Paul
One summer when he was a boy on holiday at the seaside Leslie Paul d vided his time between swimming and watching a young performer in The pierrot troupe with whom he had fallen in love. He watched her day after day from the promenade, being unable to afford the price of a seat. But one day he heard her say ' There's that awful boy again.' So he avoided the pierrots, but he met his idol one day when the sea was really too dangerous for swimming.....

Contributors

Talk By: Leslie Paul

: YOU MAY LIKE TO HEAR

Dances by Brahms and Ambroise Thomas

Contributors

Unknown: Ambroise Thomas

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Father, in whom we live (BBC Hymn
Book 166)
New Every Morning, page 50
Canticle 1, vv. 1-15 (Broadcast
Psalter)
St. Luke 7, vv. 36-50
God's law is perfect (BBC Hymn
Book 456)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Bill Savill and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Savill

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Current Affairs II

: BACH

Partita No. 3, in A minor
Fantasy; Allemande; Courante; Sara bande ; Burlesca; Scherzo; Gigue played by Jean Mackie (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Sara Bande
Played By: Jean MacKie

: Clarence Wright presents HOMESPUN

A programme of gramophone records

: THE NAME'S THE SAME

The Panel:
Frances Day, Phyllis Cradock Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Chairman, Raymond Glendenning

Contributors

Unknown: Phyllis Cradock
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: The Eye-Witness

Reports from Britain and overseas

: STANLEY BLACK

and his Orchestra with Monty Norman and Martin Moreno

Contributors

Unknown: Monty Norman
Unknown: Martin Moreno

: Orchestral Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Alexander Gibson

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Alexander Gibson

: Wednesday Matinee 'KITTY BROWN OF BRISTOL'

A play by Eden Phillpotts
Produced by Hugh Stewart in the BBC's West of England studios

Contributors

Play By: Eden Phillpotts
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
The Bishop of Redchester: George Holloway
Tomlin, his butler: Charles E Stidwill
Jordan, his chaplain: Brian Campbell
Joseph Blackadder: Geoffrey Matthews
Ned Brewster: Francis Lunt
John Wilson: Lewis Gedge
Major Warner: A F Fairlie-Clarke
Mrs Blackadder: Ethel Coleridge
The High Sherriff: Keith Hamilton Price
The Town Clerk: Norman Kendall
Turnkey: Roy Berry
Tobias Lamb: Wilfred Babbage

: MELODY ON STRINGS

Light Music String Ensemble
Directed by Max Jaffa with Alfred Swain (baritone)

Contributors

Directed By: Max Jaffa
Baritone: Alfred Swain

: THE INNOCENTS

by Count Alexis Bobrinskoy
As a small boy the speaker spent many fascinating hours in the oriental atmosphere of the Apraxin Market in St. Petersburg. He recalls such occasions and, in particular, a fantastic bargain made by his father.

Contributors

Unknown: Count Alexis Bobrinskoy

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Older. Listeners
'Adventure on Cheviot'
A new serial play written for broadcasting byWinifred Fintey
2— 'Where Druids Dwelled '
Produced by Herbert Smith
PaulNorton and Richard Norton, with their Uncle Bill, are spending part of their Christmas holidays walking along the border line from Carter Bar to Cheviot, intending to stay for a week in College Glen. On the way tlieir camp is raided and their food store disappears. When they arrive at Cheviot Cottage Uncle Bill goes out to call on the neighbouring Frazers, leaving the boys in bed. Richard, who is thirsty, wakes his brother, when suddenly they hear noises below. They go downstairs and find a man with a gun.....
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. Maurice Dean

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Winifred Fintey
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Rev. Maurice Dean
Mrs Norton: Madeleine Vacher
Judith Norton: Judith Chalmers
Paul Norton: Brian Trueman
Richard Norton: Geoffrey Seale
Uncle Bill: Randal Herley
Joan Kerr: Judith Daugherty
Mr Russell: Geoffrey Banks
Mr Frazer: Duncan McLnityire
Mrs Frazer, his wife: Joan Littlewood

: The Weather

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

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Listeners' requests introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson a.t the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: CHRISTIAN THINKING IN NIGERIA

Talk by James Welch
Professor of Religious Studies,
University College, Nigeria
Those who have trained African church leaders have largely been recruited from Europe. They are at present faced with the challenge of a new nationalism in Africa and must ask themselves how far the training they give is to be a European training and how far it must be related to African thought. Dr. Welch discusses the problems facing anyone teaching theology in Africa today

Contributors

Talk By: James Welch

: A Life of Bliss: Episode 8

Script by Godfrey Harrison
[Starring] George Cole, Nora Swinburne and Esmond Knight
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Script: Godfrey Harrison
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss: George Cole
Pamela Batten: Nora Swinburne
Robert Batten: Esmond Knight
Mrs Griffin: Gladys Henson
Bunty Blythe: Sheila McCormack
John Clifford: Philip Ray
Psyche, the dog: Percy Edwards

: PROMENADE CONCERT

Part 2
Tickets may be obtained from the Royal Albert Hall or usual agents

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall

: ON THE BOULEVARDS

with Line Renaud
Introduced by Wilfrid Thomas accompanied by Pierre Guillermin and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Line Renaud
Introduced By: Wilfrid Thomas
Accompanied By: Pierre Guillermin

: THE GOOD LIFE

Three talks by Alan Pryce-Jones
' The Classical Way '
This is the first of rhree talks on an idea that seems to have passed out of circulation, though it was clear, enduring, and respectable enough to previous generauons. Is it, in fact, now meaningless?

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones

: SPANISH MUSIC

played by Clive Lytihgoe (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Clive Lytihgoe








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