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: Bright and Early

Sidney Davey and his Players

Contributors

Musicians: Sidney Davey and his Players

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra

(Leader, William Mclnulty )
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: William McLnulty
Conductor: David Curry

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' This Christian Faith '
2-A New Beginning
The Rev. Arthur S. Yates , Ph.D. comments on part of St. Luke 15

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Arthur S. Yates

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Eric Jupp and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Jupp

: PIANO RECITAL

by Robin Wood

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Wood

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
All people that on earth do dwell
(S.P. 443, omitting v. 5; A. and M. 166, omitting v. 5; C.H. 229: P. and H. 1. omitting v. 5: Tune, Old Hundredth)
Interlude: The Boyhood of Jesus
Prayers; the Prayer for Kappiness; the Lord's Prayer
Jesus shall reign (S.P. 645; A. and M.
220; C.H. 388. omitting v. 2; P. and H. 204: Tune, Truro)
Blessing

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

NATURE CALENDAR.
10.0 NATURE STUDY. 'Moths,' by L. Hugh Newman.

Contributors

Unknown: L. Hugh Newman.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Gracious Spirit. Holy Ghost (BBC
Hymn Book 153)
New Every Morning, page 93
Psalm 119, Part 7 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 19, vv. 16-30
Judge eternal (BBC Hymn Book 393)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Nathan and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Nathan

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT i, by Christine Trodd
Repeated on Thursday at 9.55 a.m.
11.20 GENERAL SCIENCE. Metals. 1— ' Metals in our Daily Lives.' Script by Honor Wyatt.
11.40 RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. Suffering and the Providence of God. 1—
'The best of all possible worlds.'
Script by R. J. White. This programme, which introduces a new series for Sixth Forms, is based upon Voltaire's novel' Candide.' (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Trodd
Script By: R. J. White.

: Workers' Playtime

from a canteen in Margate, Kent
with Phil Phillips, Vic Wise, Lucille Graham, Cyril Fletcher
James Moody at the piano
Harold Smart at the organ

Contributors

Unknown: Phil Phillips
Unknown: Vic Wise
Unknown: Lucille Graham
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: James Moody
Presented by: Bill Gates

: The Weather

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

: SYDNEY GUSTARD

at the BBC theatre organ

Valse Viennoise - Poldini
Idle Jack - Edward White
A Minuet for Melinda - William Davies
Two Film Tunes: Three Coins in the Fountain - Cahn and Styne
I can't believe that you're in love with me (The Caine Mutiny) - McHugh and Gaskill
Selection from the Film: The story of Gilbert and Sullivan - arr. Felton Rapley

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES AND RHYMES. Mother's Girl and Father's Girl ': an adaptation by Rhoda Power of the Rumanian folk tale translated by Mabel Nandris
2.20 SENIOR ENGLISH II... ' Wuthering Heights ' by Emily Bronte , adapted for broadcasting by Silvia Goodall. Part 1
2.40 INTERVAL MUSIC
2.46 EARLY STAGES IN FRENCH. It is hoped that listeners will take an active part in this programme. Today they are introduced to Tante Rosine , wfio is a bouquiniste near Notre-Dame. and to Jean, her nephew. Script by Emile Harven

Contributors

Unknown: Rhoda Power
Translated By: Mabel Nandris
Unknown: Emily Bronte
Broadcasting By: Silvia Goodall.
Unknown: Tante Rosine
Script By: Emile Harven

: THE GWENDWR PLAYERS

with Tom O'Neill (tenor)

Contributors

Tenor: Tom O'Neill

: SCHOOLING 1954

Five programmes on secondary education in England today
Introduced by Norman Fisher
Chief Education Officer,
City of Manchester
Education Committee
3-Is the organisation of secondary education too rigid?
Speakers:
K. B. Hutton , D.Ph.
Headmaster of Hatfield Secondary Technical School
Robert Macintyre
Rector of the Academy. Kilmarnock
Alan Green a parent
Next Tuesday: Is the comprehensive school an answer

Contributors

Introduced By: Norman Fisher
Unknown: K. B. Hutton
Unknown: Robert MacIntyre

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' Once-upon-a-time ... '
. English fairy tales collected by Joseph Jacobs and told by ' Elizabeth ' (May E. Jenkin )
5 — ' Tom Tit Tot'
5.15 ' Pedlar of Songs '
John Runge sings some of his favourites old and new
5.30 For Children of Most Ages
' Quiet as a Moth Flies '
A sheaf of poems
(and a story) by Eleanor Farjeon arranged by the author for an evening in September
Produced by Geoffrey with music chosen by Jo
Readers: Sara Jackson and Denys Blakelock
What will you find there, child, what will you do?
Something that I cannot ever tell to you
Quiet as a moth flies across the candle-beam
I'm going, going back into the dream.

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Jacobs
Unknown: E. Jenkin
Unknown: John Runge
Story By: Eleanor Farjeon
Readers: Sara Jackson
Readers: Denys Blakelock

: The Weather

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

: TUESDAY COMMENT

This evening's speaker comments on a development of topical interest

: ASK A POLICEMAN

A series of programmes taking you behind the scenes in a provincial Police force
Introduced by E. J. Dodd , C.B.E.
Chief Constable of Birmingham
Dial 999
James Pestridge dials 999 for the Police Emergency Service and follows his call through the great G.P.O. Telephone Exchange in Birmingham to the Police Information Room. Police Officers show what action is taken when calls are received.

Contributors

Introduced By: E. J. Dodd
Unknown: James Pestridge

: BALLAD CONCERT

The old songs we still love sung by Marion Lowe (soprano)
Webster Booth (tenor)
Raymond Newell (baritone) with David McCallum and the Spa Orchestra
At the organ, Felton Rapley
At the piano, Clifton Helliwell
The programme includes:
Thora
Where my caravan has rested
I hear you calling me
The Company Sergeant Major
A Summer Night
Produced by Harold Neden

Contributors

Soprano: Marion Lowe
Baritone: Raymond Newell
Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Felton Rapley
Piano: Clifton Helliwell
Produced By: Harold Neden

: Wilfred Pickles in 'AUTUMN HOLIDAY'

with Victoria Hopper
A play for broadcasting by Frederick Aiken
Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov
Production by Hugh Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Victoria Hopper
Broadcasting By: Frederick Aiken
Story By: Anton Chekhov
Production By: Hugh Stewart
Charlie: Wilfred Pickles
Ann: Victoria Hopper
Mary: Nan Marriott-Watson
Harry: Colin Campbell
Janice: Margaret McCourt
George: Eric Anderson
An announcer: Garard Green
A waiter: Aubrey Richards

: A Look Round AMSTERDAM

Wynford Vaughan Thomas , in a boat on the canals, describes this beautiful city and brings in Raymond Baxter at the Schreierstoren (the harbourmaster's office)
Brian Johnston in t'Olde Binnenhofje (a restaurant with music)
Max Robertson in the Nes (centre of the tobacco trade in Amsterdam)
Audrey Russell in the Singel (by the floating flower market)
Henry Riddell at the Rijksmuseum (one of the great picture galleries of the world) and Brian Johnston overlooking the Rembrandtsplein (one of the principal squares of the city)

Contributors

Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Olde Binnenhofje
Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Henry Riddell
Unknown: Brian Johnston

: AT HOME AND ABROAD

A twice-weekly survey of current affairs
Speakers in the studio in London and from regional and overseas centres contribute news and views on the issues of today and tomorrow

: CHAMBER MUSIC

Jascha Veissi (viola)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Viola: Jascha Veissi

: THE ARCHAEOLOGIST

Rescue Excavation in the Chew Valley, Somerset
The story of co-operation between archaeology and industry
Narrator, Alun Wheatley
In 1945 the Bristol Waterworks Company began building a new reservoir which would eventually inundate the Chew Valley. The Ministry of Works therefore undertook to excavate important archaeological sites threatened by the rising water.
The programme includes details of the sites which represent all periods from the Bronze Age onwards.
Edited and produced by John Irving

Contributors

Narrator: Alun Wheatley
Produced By: John Irving

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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