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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

on gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THE NEW CASINO ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Conducted By: Sidney Bowman

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Talk by Canon Mervyn Stockwood

Contributors

Talk By: Canon Mervyn Stockwood

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, David Paget )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: WHAT IS THE AKOND OF SWAT?

Talk by David King-Wood
' Who. or why, or which, or what Is the Akond of SWAT? ' wrote Edward Lear some eighty years ago In a recent visit to the sta:c of Swat David King-Wood discovered rhe answer.

Contributors

Talk By: David King-Wood
Unknown: Edward Lear
Unknown: David King-Wood

: RECITAL

Owen Grundy (baritone)
John Moore (cello)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)

Contributors

Baritone: Owen Grundy
Cello: John Moore
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: This Week's Composer

RICHARD STRAUSS
Gramophone records of his Horn Concerto in E flat and of movements from the Suite ' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomtne '

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Be thou my guardian and my guide
(BBC Hymn Book '135)
New Every Morning, page 76
Psalm 25, vv. 1-10 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 Peter 2, vv. 11-25
How are thy servants blest, 0 Lord!
(BBC Hymn Book 305)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Gerald Crossman Players

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Crossman

: MOURA LYMPANY

(piano)
Six Preludes, Op. 32 (Rachmaninov) on gramophone records

: SOUTH-SEA SERENADERS

Directed by Ernest Penfold

Contributors

Directed By: Ernest Penfold

: OF WHALES AND MEN

by R. B. Robertson
Adapted for broadcasting as a serial in nine episodes by Barbara Henderson
Read by Robin Bailey
8 — ' The Men Below '

Contributors

Unknown: R. B. Robertson
Unknown: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Robin Bailey

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from the canteen of an engineering firm in Birmingham
with Martin Lukins, Morecambe and Wise, Billie Baker, Beryl Reid
Harry Engleman at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Lukins
Comedians: Morecambe and Wise
Unknown: Billie Baker
Comedienne: Beryl Reid
Pianist: Harry Engleman
Presented by: Philip Garston-Jones

: The Weather

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

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Alfred Swain
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Producer, Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Alfred Swain
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Unknown: Stanton Jefferies

: Orchestral Hour BBC MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Donald Sturtivant )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: Her Majesty THE QUEEN

opens the Owen Falls Hydro-Electric Dam at Jinja, Uganda
'Subject to satisfactory reception conditions)

: LONDON LIGHT CONCERT ORCHESTRA

(Leader. David McCallum )
Conducted by Charles Williams

Contributors

Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Charles Williams

: QUEEN ELIZABETH SPOKE HERE'

A story written and read by Ernest Watkins

Contributors

Read By: Ernest Watkins

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
'The Adventures of Galldora *
More stories about the Rag Doll, written by Modwena Sedgwick , told by Jo
3—' Galldora and the Punch and Judy '
5.15 For Children of All Ages
' Royal Fireworks'
A play for broadcasting by Peter Hayes
Produced by David Davis
The year is 1748. On the English throne sits His Majesty King George II. He fidgets and frets at the tedious round of State Affairs and heartily wishes himself back in his native Germany-at Hanover. But King of England he has become, and King of England he must rema n

Contributors

Written By: Modwena Sedgwick
Broadcasting By: Peter Hayes
Produced By: David Davis
King George II: Francis de Wolff
George Frederick Handel: Norman Shelley
Christopher Smith, Handel's secretary: Carleton Hobbs
Lord Burlington: John Turnbull
The Duke of Cumberland: Howieson Culff
The Chevalier Servandoni: Dino Galvini
The Duke of Montagu: Colin Gordon
Mr Morris: Geoffrey Wincott
A boy: Anthony Green
Narrator: Robert Farquharson

: The Weather

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

: THURSDAY COMMENT

Tonight's speaker selects an event from the week's news

: A JILL OF ALL TRADES

Nella Whitwell
(in a recorded programme) discusses her choice of gramophone records with Roy Plomley
Programme produced by Denys Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Nella Whitwell
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Denys Jones

: Marjorie Westbury James McKechnie and Gladys Young in ' MARGARET CATCHPOLE'

A serial in six parts from the account of her life by Richard Cobbold
Freely adapted by Jonquil Antony
Part 6
Other parts played by Robert del Kyrke, Janet Burnell, Sulwen Morgan, T St. John Barry, Geoffrey Matthews, George Hagan, Eileen Thorndike

When Margaret found that Will Laud was in Ipswich prison, and about to be released, she broke out of the prison to meet him. They planned to escape to Holland, where they would be married. But they were recognised by Robin the Ferryman, and, as they waited for the boat to take them away from the shores of England, they were surprised by the coastguards. In a fight Will Laud was killed. Margaret was taken back to prison to stand her trial for a second time.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Cobbold
Adapted By: Jonquil Antony
Played By: Robert Del Kyrke
Played By: Janet Burnell
Played By: Sulwen Morgan.
Unknown: T St. John Barry
Unknown: Geoffrey Matthews.
Unknown: George Hagan
Unknown: Eileen Thorndike
Mrs Catchpole: Vivienne Chatterton
Margaret Catchpole: Marjorie Westbury
Will Laud: James McKechnie
Mrs Cobbold: Gladys Young
Mr Cobbold: Noel Iliff
Adam Laud: Horace Sequeira
John Barry: John van Eyssen
Mad Robin: Leonard Trolley
Mary: Joyce Chancellor
A Judge: Norman Claridge
Mr Palmer: Ian Sadler
Mrs Palmer: Catherine Salkeld

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Ilse Wolf (soprano)
Frederick Stone (piano)
The Harry Isaacs Trio:
Leonard Hirsch (violin)
Vivian Joseph (cello) Harry Isaacs (piano)
To be given before an invited audience in the Civic Theatre, Poplar

Contributors

Soprano: Ilse Wolf
Piano: Frederick Stone
Unknown: Harry Isaacs
Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Cello: Vivian Joseph
Piano: Harry Isaacs

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Ted Ray in ' RAY'S A LAUGH'

with Kitty Bluett , Peter Sellers and Patricia Hayes
Charles Hawtrey
Kenneth Connor
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Eddie Maguire
George Wadmore and Ted Ray
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Charles Hawtrey
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: Eddie Maguire
Script By: George Wadmore
Produced By: George Inns

: POINTS OF VIEW ON INDO-CHINA

A discussion on the present military situation and a possible basis for settlement, as seen from the British and the French standpoint
Speakers:
Brian Crozier
Reuters Correspondent in Indo-China, and recently returned from two years in South-East Asia
Andrew Shonfield
Foreign Editor. Financial Times speaking from London and Pierre Frédérix
Foreign Correspondent, Agence France Presse
Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber
Editor of L'Express contributor to Le Monde speaking from Paris

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Shonfield
Unknown: Pierre Frédérix
Unknown: Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber

: ALL FOR YOUR DELIGHT

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Conducted by Guy Daines with Janet Howe (contralto)
Introduced by Bruce Wyndham
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: Guy Daines
Contralto: Janet Howe
Introduced By: Bruce Wyndham
Produced By: Eric Arden

: The Commonwealth Tour Her Majesty THE QUEEN

opens the Owen Falls Hydro-Electric Dam at Jinja, Uganda

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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