Frank Baron and his Sextet
and forecast for farmers and shipping
The Rev. W. Gordon Robinson reads and comments on some of the New Testament parables
' Work and Wages'
St. Matthew 20. vv. 1-16
Rev. W. Gordon
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Criterion Light Orchestra
Conducted by Michael Collins
Marjorie Lavers (violin)
Ivey Dickson (piano)
Talk by Shirley Guiton
Miss Guiton is bilingual in English and French. She has recently begun to learn Persian, and in this talk she tells of some of the problems and surprises that met her.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT i, by Christine Trodd
Praise ye the Lord (BBC Hymn Book
New Every Morning. page 58 Psalm 93 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 21. vv. 1-14
Soldiers of the Cross, arise (BBC
Hymn Book 367)
Jack Salisbury and his Salon Orchestra
RHYTHM AND MRLODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. South America. A programme about the Peruvian Andes.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Achtung! Gefahrliche Kurve ! ' Ein Unfall , der enisle Folgen fur Walter hatte. Manuskript von Milo Sperber
Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ
from a canteen in Hayes,
Middlesex with The Keynotes, Bob Andrews
Monty Norman , Beryl Reid
James Moody (piano)
Bert Weedon (guitar) Max Abrams (drums)
Presented by Bill Gates
Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Marion Lowe
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
Producer, Stanton Jefferies
ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. The Golden Cock ': a Russian folk-tale retold by Leila Davies
2.20 HISTORY i. ' Strongbow, Earl of Pembroke ': the story of the Nor^nan invasion of Ireland in the twelfth century. Script by Joan Eley
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. The Fight Against Germs. 9—' Insects that carry germs— 1.' Script by Philip Brown.
Stephen Williams introduces gramophone records of children's music in opera
A radio play by C. E. Webber adapted from the novel by Michael Gilbert
Cast in order of speaking:
The scene is London: The year 1947
Production by Frederick Bradnum
Wilfred Wetherall, Headmaster of a secondary school:
Alastair Todd, a journalist:
Alice Wetherall, Wilfred's wife:
Luigi a restaurateur:
Peggy Donovan Wilfred's secretary:
Patsy Donovan, a Police Sergeant(Peggy's brother):
Crowdy, a railwayman:
Prince, a one-eyed spiv:
Mrs Crowdy, Crowdy's wife:
Bert Fisher, a lorry driver:
Peter Crowdy, a schoolboy:
Annie, a publican:
Higgins, a busker:
Red, a thug:
A woman of the streets:
Det -Inspector Clark:
Miss Toup a spinster:
Sammy Donovan. Peggy's young:
Henry Holloman, patent medicine manufacturer:
Mrs. Cameroni, Holloman's house keeper:
A man in a queue:
Mr Roberts, an editor:
Arthur Harbart, a business man:
For Children of Most Ages
For Your Bookshelf
8—' Animals and Adventure '
Ruth Adam reviews her selection from the recently published books
5.25 May We Recommend ...
' Pride and Prejudice ' by Jane Austen and ' The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch ' by Talbot Baines Reed
Excerpts from two books chosen and dramatised by Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Ball
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
This evening's speaker comments on a development of topical interest
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have with her if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island
Programme produced by Monica Chapman
Talk by the Rev. W. P. Cole , O.B.E.
Mr. Cole has recently returned from service as a Chaplain to the British Forces in Malaya. In this talk he tells something of the work that is being done by the chaplains for the spiritual welfare of our men in this troubled area.
Rev. W. P.
Nancy Evans (contralto) Clifton Helliwell (piano)
The Element Quartet:
Ernest Element (violin)
Sylvia Cleaver (violin)
Dorothy Hemming (viola)
Norman Jones (cello)
Given before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London
by Alistair Cooke
From the world of show business here's laughter, drama, and a song or two, with the help of: The Hedley Ward Trio
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Gene Crowley
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston
Straws in the Wind by John Seymour
It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and John Seymour has come back from a visit to Kenya with the impression that the ill wind of Mau Mau may yet end by blowing good. He discussed this impression with Cyril Hooper , the Church Missionary Society's Education Officer in Fort Hall, whom he met on the plane that brought them back to England. This recorded conversation John Seymour now recalls in a programme which he also illustrates with some of the recordings he made in Kikuyu territory.
A programme of non-stop music played by the London Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by Stanford Robinson with the BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Doris Gambell , Roderick Jones
Programme presented by John Tylee
The Thermionic Valve: 1904-1954
Speakers from the Institution of Electrical Engineers jubilee celebrations of Ambrose Fleming 's valve patent describe the history of the discovery and its present importance
G. W. 0. Howe, D.SC., LL.D.
Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering. University of Glasgow
Sir Edward Appleton,
G.B.E., K.C.B., F.R.S.
Principal and -Vice-Chancellor,
University of Edinburgh
John Thomson, D.sc.
Deputy Director of Physical Research. Admiralty
Introduced by Archie Clow , D.sc.
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