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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Besses Boys' Band
Conductor, Fred Cowburn

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Cowburn

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' That They May Have Life '

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES

W. P. Matthew gives advice on topical domestic questions

: MORNING MUSIC

Van Dam and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Van Dam

: GRANDPA FLIES A JET

Talk by George Beverley
When George Beveirley found himself doing his fifteen days annual Volunteer Reserve Training with a fighter unit, he was flattered to note their respect for his first world war medal ribbons. The figlbter unit thought nothing of crashing the sound barrier, bur were astonished that in his days they had fldwn those old crates ' and without parachutes too. So they offered him a ride in a Meteor.

Contributors

Talk By: George Beverley
Unknown: George Beveirley

: RECITAL

Merle Arundale (soprano)
Ernest Lush (piano)
Felix Kok (violin)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Piano: Ernest Lush
Violin: Felix Kok

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Charles II finds a New Musical: the visit of Johann Froberger to England (1662). Script by June Hodge. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Ii
Unknown: Johann Froberger
Script By: June Hodge.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Ash Wednesday
Forty davs and forty nights (BBC Hymn Book 341)
New Every Morning, page 72
Psalm 51, vv. 1-12 (Broadcast Psatter) Hebrews 3. vv. 12-19; 4, vv. 1-2 and 11-13 0 kind Creator, bow thine ear (BBC
Hymn Book 346)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ian Stewart and his Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Stewart

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II: Marjorie Eele
.
11.20 ' CURRENT AFFAIRS II
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. Les origines du svsteme metrique. Texte de R. P. L. Ledesert

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele
Unknown: R. P. L. Ledesert

: FARM FARE

News commentary by Alastair Dunnett
Introduced by George Villiers

Contributors

Commentary By: Alastair Dunnett
Introduced By: George Villiers

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: The Eye-Witness

Reports from Britain and overseas

: PHIL TATE

and his Orchestra with David Carey and Rtta Williams

Contributors

Unknown: David Carey
Unknown: Rtta Williams

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S JOIN IN. ' The Pancake Story ': traditional story with music by Ann Driver
2.20 ADVENTURES IN MUSIC Rosa inunde. a dramatised programme about the discovery by Grove and Sullivan of some of Schubert's long-lost music for ' Rosamunde.' Script by Roger Fiske
2.40 HISTORY II. The Combination Laws: the laws preventing the early development of trade unions are repealed. Script by R. J. White

Contributors

Music By: Ann Driver
Music: Rosa Inunde.
Script By: Roger Fiske
Script By: R. J. White

: Wednesday Matinee ' A LOST LOVE

by Bruce Hamilton

Contributors

Unknown: Bruce Hamilton
Blaydon: Cyril Shaps
Eric: Geoffrey Matthews
Weston: Richard Waring
Daisy: Mollie Maureen
Lecturer: T St John Barry
Waitress: Mollie Lumley

: 'SMOKE IN THE VALLEY'

by R. F. Delderfield
Adapted by Peggy Wells
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: R. F. Delderfield
Adapted By: Peggy Wells
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Elaine: Jane Barrett
Nannie: Olwen Brookes
Sophie: Sulwen Morgan
Malcolm Brent: T St John Barry
Sir Henry Vesey: Cyril Shaps

: CHORAL EVENSONG

for Ash Wednesday from Wakefield Cathedral
Sentences
Confession and Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses (Ferial) Psalms 102, 130, and 143 First Lesson: Isaiah 58, vv. 1-12
Office Hymn: The fast as taught by holy lore (E.H. 65)
Magnificat (Caustun)
Second Lesson: Philippians 1, w. 3-11 Nunc dimittis (Caustun)
Creed; Suffrages; Collects
Anthem: Call to remembrance, 0
Lord (Farrant)
Call to remembrance, 0 Lord, thy tender mercy and thy loving kindness which have been ever of old. 0 remember not the sins and offences of my youtih, but according to thy mercy think thou of me, 0 Lord, for thy goodness
Prayers
Miserere (Allegri)
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Percy G. Saunders , MUS. DOC.

Contributors

Unknown: Percy G. Saunders

: HEARTS AND STAIRS

A doctor talks, from his personal experience, of leading a relatively quiet life

: Children's Hour

For Listeners of All Ages
John Slater and Ralph Truman in Brother Dusty Feet
A Chronicle of the Road by Rosemary Sutcliff
Arranged for broadcasting by Nan Macdonald
2 - 'The Joyous Company'
Incidental music composed by Thomas B. Pitneld played by a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra Conductor, John Hopkins Production by Trevor Hill
It was to save Argos, his big brown dog, that Hugh ran away. He had intended going to Oxford because his father had often told him about the rainbow over Magdalen Tower, so surely anyone should be able to find a fortune at the foot of the rainbow. On the way, however, Hugh had fallen in with a company of Strolling Players and found himself in South Molton, where he saw his first play The True and Noble History of St. George.'
' Yarns of a Shellback ' by Douglas V. Duff
2 - 'Escapers All'
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by Canon R. A. Edwards of Norwich Cathedral

Contributors

Writer: Rosemary Sutcliff
Broadcasting By: Nan MacDonald
Composed By: Thomas B. Pitneld
Production By: Trevor Hill
Conducted By: Canon R. A. Edwards
Storyteller: George Hagan
Hugh Copplestone: Robert Scroggins
Tobias Pennifeather: Ralph Truman
Jasper Nye: Desmond Carrington
Benjamin Bunskell: Norman Somers
Nicholas Bodkyn: Peter Massey
Jonathan Whiteleafe, Hugh's special friend: John Slater
The Piper: Ronald Simpson
Zachary Hawkins, a likeable rogue: Fred Fairclough
Tom-o'-Bedlam: Ewan MacColl
A Woman: Rosalie Williams
Argos, Hugh's faithful dog: Herbert Smith

: The Weather

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

: HOME AFFAIRS

A comment on the home news
Speaker, Anthony Ashton

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Ashton

: PEGGY COCHRANE

at the piano asks you to meet
' My Friends the Composers '

: THE FRANKIE HOWERD SHOW

Frankie Howerd introduces personalities of Show Business
In this programme:
Tony Hancock
Eve Boswell
Semprini
Richard Burton
Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
Script by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson with Eric Sykes
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston (The recorded broadcast of November 23 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Introduces: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: Eve Boswell
Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Billy Ternent
Script By: Ray Galton
Script By: Alan Simpson
Unknown: Eric Sykes
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: TRADITION AND EXPERIMENT IN ASIA

Talk by Cyril Philips
Professor of Oriental History in the University of London
3-China: a new version of an old society
Although during the last century China's isolation seemed to give way to Western penetration, China has managed to remain comparatively immune to Western influence, and has not only kept her independence but earned rhrougih a revolution. Is this Communist revolution outside the main stream of Chinese history? Or is it in keeping with wha,t has gone before?
Professor Philips gives his own answer to this question by examining the history of the past thirty years and by considering especially the theories of Sun Yat Sen , Ch.'ang Kai Shek , and Mao Tse Tung.

Contributors

Talk By: Cyril Philips
Unknown: Sun Yat Sen
Unknown: Kai Shek
Unknown: Mao Tse Tung.

: FAITH AND LIFE

A study in world religions
1-Hinduism by Sardar K. M. Panikkar until recently
Indian Ambassador in Cairo
How far does Hinduism encourage an adherent to relate his religion to his daily life? Sardar Panikkar examines the extent to which his religion teaches a man to escape from life, to exploit life, and .to transform life. followed by a reading from the sacred literature of Hinduism

Contributors

Unknown: Sardar K. M. Panikkar
Unknown: Sardar Panikkar

: THE NIGHT SKY IN MARCH

by J. G. Porter Ph.D. ,, F.R.A.S.
This montlh Dr. Porter talks about comet* and, in particular, about one comet that did not live up to its expectations. The diagram shows the night sky looking south-east at midnight.

Contributors

Unknown: J. G. Porter Ph.D.

: FRENCH CABARET

Lilian Duff introduces gramophone records of French artists

Contributors

Introduces: Lilian Duff








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