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The Robin Richmond Trio

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


Directed by David Wolfsthal


Directed By: David Wolfsthal

: Lift Up Your Hearts!: My Faith and My Job

A talk by a doctor.
How other people live is a theme that always intrigues us. Especially we like to know how ordinary people achieve super-human tasks. Many of these tasks are done, we know, in an atmosphere of prayer. It is particularly so in the medical profession because one of Christ's commands was to 'heal the sick.' They are done with the sense of His commission and in the power of His Presence.
It was easy to find people in the medical profession who feel that way about their calling. It was not quite so easy to persuade them to talk about it—until they were reminded that they could speak anonymously—and that what they believe might help many people. So this week we shall hear a doctor, a medical missionary and a medical student; the matron of a great London hospital; a night sister at a hospital, and a student nurse at a children's hospital.
(The Rev. Elsie Chamberlain)

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


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


Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


Symphony No. 2. in B flat (Schubert):
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Charles Munch
Scherzo Capriccioso (Dvorak): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik on gramophone records


Unknown: Charles Munch
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik


HOW THINGS BEGAN. 3—' The First Seamen.' Script by Rhoda Power.


Script By: Rhoda Power.


I heard the voice of Jesus (BBC
Hymn Book 143j
New Every Morniing, pa.ge 22
Psalm 27, part 1 (Broadcast Psalter) St. James 1, vv. 1-11
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(BBC Hymn Book 142)


Anton and his Orchestra


SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. ' Getting to Work.' Script by John Allen. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Les canotiers de la Marne.' Avec la belle saison. Monsieur Levaux. sur les conseils de son docteur, va de nouveau faire du sport: Ie sport préféré de sa jeunesse, le canotage. Texte de René Leplat.


Unknown: William Appleby
Script By: John Allen.

: Four Hands in Harmony

Tony Lowry and Clive Richardson at two pianos


Pianist: Tony Lowry
Pianist: Clive Richardson

: Midday Music-Hall

The Four in A Chord
A Note or Two from the Frank Deniz Trio
Professional Protege
Winifred Barman
Avril Angers
Something to Sing About
Bob Harvey
Benny Hill
Top of the Bill, Karen Greer
Compere, Peter Bathurst
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Produced by Trafford Whitelock


Unknown: Bob Harvey
Unknown: Benny Hill
Unknown: Bill Karen Greer
Unknown: Peter Bathurst
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: The Weather

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

: Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan in THE GOON SHOW'

Written by Spike Milligan
with the Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
Announcer, Wallace Greenslade
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Produced by Peter Eton


Written By: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Ray Ellington
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Peter Eton


FOR COUNTRY SCHOOLS. ' Living in the ScillesScript by Garry Lyle
2.0 THE music box, by Gordon Reynolds


Unknown: Garry Lyle
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds

: Orchestral Concerts

J. Mouland Begbie (violin)
Delia Ruhm (flute)
Leonard Nichols (oboe)
George Eskdale (trumpet)
BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Reginald Jacques who introduces the programme
2.40 MONDAY MISCELLANY. ' The Story of Florence Nightingale.' Script by Alleen Mills .
3.0 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. The Ghost Shdp' from The Cycle of the North ' by Alan Sullivan


Violin: J. Mouland Begbie
Flute: Delia Ruhm
Oboe: Leonard Nichols
Oboe: George Eskdale
Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Reginald Jacques
Script By: Alleen Mills
Unknown: Alan Sullivan


Programme edited and introduced by James Fisher


Introduced By: James Fisher

: 60,000 Tons of News

David Williams talks about the British Museum's newspaper library.


Speaker: David Williams

: Children's Hour

For Children of All Ages
'The Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame
Arranged for broadcasting in eight instalments by May Jenkin
7 - 'Plots and Counterplots'
Production by Josephine Plummer
'Down Toad went, under the water, and came up breathless and spluttering. Presently he saw that he was approaching a big dark hole in the bank, just above his head, and as the stream bore him past, he reached up with a paw, caught hold of the edge and held on. Then slowly and with difficulty he drew himself up out of the water, till at last he was able to rest his elbows on the edge of the hole As he sighed and blew and stared before him into the dark hole, some bright small thing shone and twinkled in its depths, moving towards him. As it approached, a face grew up gradually around it, and it was a familiar face! Brown and small, with whiskers. Grave and round, with neat ears and silky hair. It was the Water-Rat'

5.30 When You Look Back...
A programme of reminiscence
'Going to Bed in a Tramcar' by John Merrett and 'A Comedian, a Heroine and some Acrobats' by Audrey Cameron

5.50 The week's programmes


Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Unknown: May Jenkin
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Unknown: John Merrett
Unknown: Audrey Cameron
Mr Toad: Nonnan Shelley
The Water-Rat: Frank Duncan
The Mole: Richard Golden
Mr Badger: Richard George
Storyteller: Mary O'Farrell

: The Weather

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

: The World and Ourselves WILLIAM PICKLES

comments on events abroad and on our relations with other countries

: The Mabel Tarrant Ladies Choir

Choir: Orpheus with his lute - Edward German
Ships of Arcady - Michael Head
Country Gardens - Cecil Sharp, arr. Henry Geehl
Four Preludes, Op. 120 (Twenty-four Preludes in All Keys). - York Bowen
Choir: Flocks are sporting - Henry Carey, arr. Brian Trant
Requiem-Nocturne - Thomas Pitfield
Sing a song of sixpence - J. Michael Diack


Conductor: Mabel Tarrant
Piano: York Bowen

: Billy Graham

interviewed by John Huxtable
The American evangelist answers questions about the Greater London Crusade put to him by John Huxtable, Principal of New College, London, who is Chairman of the Committee on Evangelism of the British Council of Churches.


Interviewee: Billy Graham
Interviewer: John Huxtable


reflects and remembers
Presented by Alfred Dunning


Presented By: Alfred Dunning

: Antony Hopkins introduces MUSIC TO REMEMBER

BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Edgar Curtis with Edith Vogel (piano)
Given before an invited audience in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester


Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Edgar Curtis
Piano: Edith Vogel

: Flotsam (B. C. Hilliam) in ' FOLLOW ON'

merging memories of yesterday with friendships of today featuring
Elsie and Doris Waters
Eileen Murphy
Trefor Jones and Peter Cavanagh
The George Mitchell Choir
Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Production by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Doris Waters
Unknown: Eileen Murphy
Unknown: Trefor Jones
Unknown: Peter Cavanagh
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Production By: Glyn Jones

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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