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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Jack Salisbury and his Salon Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Salisbury

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra

Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Conductor: David Curry

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Bible reading and comment on the theme of harvest by Canon S. E. Swann , Vicar of Timbers-combe, Somerset
Deuteronomy 8, vv. 7-14, 17, and 18a

Contributors

Unknown: Canon S. E. Swann

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: MORNING MUSIC

Frank Chacksfield and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Chacksfield

: RECITAL

John Holmes (bass)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Bass: John Holmes
Piano: Josephine Lee

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interval Music

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Christ whose glory fills the skies
(S.P. 26; A. and M. 7: C.H. 261; P. and H. 173: Tune. Ratisbon)
Interlude: The Temptation of Jesus' Prayers; the Prayer for Today; the Lord's Prayer
Who would true valour see (S.P. 615;
A. and M. 676: C.H. 676; P. and H. 122: Tune, Monks Gate)
Blessing

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

NATURE CALENDAR.
10.0 NATURE STUDY. Badgers, by H. R. Hewer.

Contributors

Unknown: H. R. Hewer.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

The day of resurrection (BBC Hymn
Book 112)
New Every Morning, page 29 Psalm 114 (Broadcast Psalter) St. John 9, vv. 1-12
Brief life is here our portion (BBC
Hymn Book 241)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Primo Scala and his Accordion Band

Contributors

Unknown: Primo Scala

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Christine Trodd
a.m.
11.20 GENERAL SCIENCE. Metals. 3— Copper, Brass, and Bronze. Script by Hugh David.
11.40 RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. Suffering and the Providence of God. 3-' Letters from Prison ': an illustrated programme about the experiences of a German pastor, Dietrich Bonhoeffer , during the rule of the Nazis in Germany. Script by Sam Langdon. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Trodd
Script By: Hugh David.
Unknown: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Script By: Sam Langdon.

: JUST THE GEN !

Who? Why? Where? When?
Presented, with records, by Leonard Henry

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Henry

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

from the Royal Naval Armaments Depot,
Trecwn, Pembrokeshire with Bernard Speer , Martin Lukins
Nancy Bateman , Robert Moreton
James Moody at the piano
Presented by Alun Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Speer
Unknown: Martin Lukins
Unknown: Nancy Bateman
Unknown: Robert Moreton
Unknown: James Moody
Presented By: Alun Williams

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Jack Longland
The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell C.B.E. M.P. ,
The Rt. Hon. Walter M.C. Elliot
C.H.,, M.r.
Malcolm Muggeridge
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
From St. Mary Parish Hall,
Fishponds, Bristol
Produced by Michael Bowen

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell C.B.E. M.P.
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Walter M.C. Elliot
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: Interlude

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

stories and RHYMES. ' The Donkey': an episode from ' The Misfortunes of Sophie,' by Mme. la Comtesse de Segur
2.20 SENIOR ENGLISH II. ' Wuthering Heights ' by Emily Bronte. Adapted for broadcasting by Silvia Goodall. Part 3
2.40 Interval Music
2.45 EARLY STAGES IN FRENCH. Scene: Tante Rosine et Jean prennent I'autobus. Tante Rosine does not feel up to walking today and so they wait for the bus-but not in a queue. Script by Emile Harven
It is hoped that listeners will take an active part in the programme

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Silvia Goodall.
Unknown: Tante Rosine
Unknown: Tante Rosine
Script By: Emile Harven

: THE CRITICS

: FRANK WALKER

and his Miniature Orchestra with Estelle Applin (soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Estelle Applin

: SCHOOLING 1954

Five programmes on secondary education in England today
Introduced by Norman Fisher
Chief Education Officer,
City of Manchester
Education Committee
5-Any suggestions?
W. H. Perkins
Frances Consitt , Ph.D.
Principal of Avery Hill
Training College and Professor E. B. Castle discuss some of the points made by listeners in their letters

Contributors

Introduced By: Norman Fisher
Unknown: H. Perkins
Unknown: Frances Consitt

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

An illustration by Joan Kiddell-Monroe to English Fables and Fairy Stories ' by James Reeves (O.V.P.)
For Younger Listeners
' Once Upon a Time '
' English Fables and Fairy Stories ' by James Reeves. I-'Jack Hannaford ,' told by David and Children's Hour
' Music in Miniature'
5.25 'Are You an Author?'
A new competition set by Geoffrey for a story, a talk, or a poem suitable for broadcasting in Children's Hour followed by 'Here and There
1—' Wading Rivers at Roman Fords ' by Lord Noel-Buxton
Lord Noel-Buxton is something of an authority on this subject, for he has himself forded the Thames where the Romans did and walked in their foot-steps the whole way across the Humber.

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Kiddell-Monroe
Stories By: James Reeves
Stories By: James Reeves.
Unknown: Jack Hannaford

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: FARMING TODAY

Grain Harvest in Britain by Clyde Higgs , who farms extensively near Stratford-upon-Avon, talks about the difficulties and problems associated with this year's harvest

Contributors

Unknown: Clyde Higgs

: Sport

: ASK A POLICEMAN

A series of programmes taking you behind the scenes in a provincial Police Force
Police Dogs on Parade
A visit to the Training Establishment of the Birmingham City Police. James Pestridge describes the training of police dogs and talks to some of the ' handlers ' about the part played by dogs in police-work today

Contributors

Unknown: James Pestridge

: BALLAD CONCERT

Grace Nevern (soprano) Gladys Ripley (contralto) Roderick Jones (baritone) with David McCallum and the Spa Orchestra
At the organ, Felton Rapley
At the piano, Josephine Lee
Introduced by Lionel Marson
Produced by Harold Neden
The programme includes' Homing,' ' In an Old-fashioned Town,' ' The Veteran's Song,' ' The Lost Chord,' ' Ma Curly-Headed Babby '

Contributors

Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Baritone: Roderick Jones
Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Felton Rapley
Piano: Josephine Lee
Introduced By: Lionel Marson
Produced By: Harold Neden

: THE ' NEW' PYRAMID

Programme written and presented by Leonard Cottrell
Leonard Cottrell has recently returned from Egypt, where he spent several weeks in the company of Dr. Zakaria Goneim , discoverer of the ' new ' pyramid at Saqqara-one of the most interesting archaeological finds of recent years.
This programme, based upon recordings made on the actual site of the excavation and within the pyramid itself, tells the full story of this discovery from the beginning-a discovery which is still only in its initial stages and may yet yield some surprises.
(The recorded broadcast of Aug. 8)

Contributors

Presented By: Leonard Cottrell
Presented By: Leonard Cottrell
Unknown: Dr. Zakaria Goneim

: ' THE GOON SHOW'

Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan in ' The Lost Gold Mine'
(of Charlotte)
How young Ned Seagoon journeys by steam packet to the Americas to find the Lost Gold Mine and how, after being foully tricked by several desperadoes, he eventually triumphs.
Cast in order of speaking:
The action takes place aboard the S.S. Filthmuck, in a New Orleans dustbin, near the desert town of San Fairee Ann, and in a dried-up gulch near Hammersmith.
The Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Announcer, Wallace Greenslade
Script by Spike Milligan Production by Peter Eton

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Ned Seagoon
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Announcer: Wallace Greenslade
Script By: Spike Milligan
Production By: Peter Eton
Lance Brigadier Grytpype-thynne: Peter Sellers
Moriarty: Spike Milligan
Ned Seagoon: Harry Secombe
Miss Minnie Bannister: Spike Milligan
Mr Henry Crun: Peter Sellers
Fred Bogg: Harry Secombe
Major Denis Bloodnok: Peter Sellers
Eccles: Spike Milligan
Big Chief Wurri Guts: Harry Secombe
Bluebottle: Peter Sellers

: NEWS

: 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

The Dutch Harpsichord Trio:
Johan Feltkamp (flute)
Piet Lentz (viola da gamba)
Janny van Wering (harpsichord)

Contributors

Flute: Johan Feltkamp
Viola: Piet Lentz
Harpsichord: Janny van Wering

: WINE IN ENGLAND

by Colin Wills
In the Middle Ages and afterwards- vines were cultivated in many parts of England, but for various reasons their cultivation declined until recent years. This programme traces the history of the grape in England and the revival of wine-growing since the end of the war; and a number of present-day owners of vineyards discuss their experiences, successes, and methods.
The story is told by Colin Wills
Production by Malcolm Baker-Smith See ' Both Sides of the Microphone

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Wills
Told By: Colin Wills
Production By: Malcolm Baker-Smith

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: Close Down









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