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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: GUY DAINES

and his Orchestra

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Give What You've Got'
Talks for Epiphany by Cecil Northeott
' Paper Chain '

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Northeott

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THIRD TEST MATCH

Australia v. England
Summary of the fifth day's play by E. W. Swanton, cricket correspondent of the Daily Telegraph
From the Cricket Ground. Melbourne

: MARKET INTELLIGENCE FOR HOUSEWIVES

A brief bulletin of food news compiled by Louise Davies. and some hints recorded by Ruth Drew

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies.
Unknown: Ruth Drew

: MORNING MUSIC

The Kursaal Orchestra
Directed by Louis Voss

Contributors

Directed By: Louis Voss

: RECITAL

Rita McKerrow (soprano)
Frederick Stone (piano)
Renata Scheffel-Stein (harp)

Contributors

Soprano: Rita McKerrow
Piano: Frederick Stone
Harp: Renata Scheffel-Stein

: A BUILDING BEE IN WESTERN NORWAY

Talk by A. H. Rasmussen
The speaker wanted to build a house on the edge of a Norwegian fiord. He was unable to get any labour so his neighbours helped him. While they worked he sang to them and played on his guitar.

Contributors

Talk By: A. H. Rasmussen

: This Week's Composer ELGAR

Gramophone records of his Three Bavarian Dances and a movement from his Violin Concerto

: THE DAILY SERVICE

We saw thee not when thou didst come (BBC Hymn Book 74)
New Every Morning, page 80
Carol: When Christ was born of Mary free
1 John 5. vv. 13-end
0 foi a closer walk with God (BBC
Hymn Book 333)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Nathan and his Band
(Jack Nathan and his Band are appearing at the New Coconut Grove, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Nathan
Unknown: Jack Nathan

: MUSIC MOSAIC

Frederic Curzon and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Frederic Curzon

: ASK A POLICEMAN

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
(The recorded broadcast of October 5)

Contributors

Unknown: James Pestridge

: 'THE GREAT IRON SHIP

Five readings from
James Dugan 's history of the Great Eastern
Abridged by E. P. Thorne
Read by James McKechnie
3-Rocked in the Cradle

Contributors

Unknown: James Dugan
Abridged By: E. P. Thorne
Read By: James McKechnie

: THIRD TEST MATCH

Crawford White , cricket correspondent of the News Chronicle, sums up the day's play at Melbourne

Contributors

Unknown: Crawford White

: RAINBOW ROUND MY SHOULDER

A kaleidoscope of ' colour ' records, introduced by Alex Macintosh

Contributors

Introduced By: Alex MacIntosh

: FARM FARE

An agricultural weekly
Topical talks of interest to farmers and country people
News commentary by Clifford Selly
Introduced by George Villiers

Contributors

Commentary By: Clifford Selly
Introduced By: George Villiers

: The Weather

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

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: KEN MACKINTOSH

and his Orchestra with Patti Forbes. Kenny Bardell
Gordon Langhorn. Don Cameron
The Mackpies

Contributors

Unknown: Patti Forbes.
Unknown: Kenny Bardell
Unknown: Gordon Langhorn.

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

on gramophone records including
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
(Rachmaninov) played by Julius Katehen (piano) with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Played By: Julius Katehen
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult

: Wednesday Matinee (Double Bill) presents Pearl Hackney in two plays by Kenneth Bird ' REBELLION AT COSY NOOK '

Contributors

Mr Tanfleld: Will Kings
Ralph Pollinder: Vernon Grooves
Emily Tweddle: Pearl Hackney
Joe Tweddle: Richard Hurndall
Mavis Pinner: Anne Purkiss
George Pinner: John Dexter
Kay Tweddle: Ann Johnson
Surveyor: Malcolm Hayes
Chief Constable Reporter: Philip Morant

: 'GENTLEMAN'S GENTLEMAN'

Plays produced by Victor Menzies
(' Rebellion at Cosy Nook ' is a new production of the play first broadcast in the Midland Home Service on August 11. 1953)

Contributors

Produced By: Victor Menzies
Lord Tuffley: Richard Hurndall
Lady Tuffley: Pearl Hackney
Delicia: Anne Purkiss
Bunting: Malcolm Hayes
Laurie Bunting: Vernon Grooves
Mike: John Dexter
Mr Williams: Will Kings

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from St. Michael's, Cornhill
Into this world of sorrow (Buck) Versicles and Responses (Smith) Psalms 27 and 29 First Lesson: Isaiah 49. vv. 1-13 Magnificat (Hylton Stewart in C)
Second Lesson: Romans 15. vv. 8-21 Nunc dimittis (Hylton Stewart in C) Creed
The Lord's Prayer (Robert 8tone) Versicles and Responses (Smith)
Anthem: Say. 0 shepherds (Richard
Dering)
Prayers
As with gladness men of old (E.H. 39)
Organist. Harold Darke

Contributors

Unknown: Hylton Stewart
Unknown: Hylton Stewart
Organist: Harold Darke

: THE JOURNEY

by Leonard Clark
Mr. Clark looks back to what was a repeated but always adventurous experience of his childhood.

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Clark

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of All Ages
'The Pirate Who Wished He Wasn't': a story by Hugh M. Lowe , told by Jo

Contributors

Story By: Hugh M. Lowe

: Regional Round

Join with children all over the country to answer questions concocted by Geoffrey Dearmer , and posed by David

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Dearmer

: Children's Hour prayers

conducted by the Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones

: The Weather

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

: HOME AFFAIRS

A comment on the home news
The speaker this week is
H. R. Cummings

Contributors

Unknown: H. R. Cummings

: COUNTRY DANCING

Country Ceilidhe
You are invited to join the dancers to the music of Charlie Kelly 's Ceilidhe Band with songs by Frank Murphy and Joe Mclntyre (fiddle)
Master of Ceremonies,
Sean McGettigan
Produced by Jack McGeagh
From Edencork , Coalisland, Co. Tyrone

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Kelly
Songs By: Frank Murphy
Songs By: Joe McLntyre
Unknown: Sean McGettigan
Produced By: Jack McGeagh
Produced By: From Edencork

: George Cole, Diana Churchill and Colin Gordon in ' A LIFE OF BLISS '

Episode 19
Script by Godfrey Harrison
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
Repeated on Sunday at 4.30 (Light)

Contributors

Script By: Godfrey Harrison
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Penny Gay: Petula Clark
Mrs Griffin: Gladys Henson
Psyche, the dog: Percy Edwards
The neighbour: Elsa Palmer

: THE NOVEL AND THE READER

Four talks by Graham Hough
1-Entertainment
See foot of page and page 7

Contributors

Unknown: Graham Hough

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Julius Isserlis (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Basil Cameron
Part 1

Contributors

Piano: Julius Isserlis
Conducted By: Basil Cameron

: MORALS WITHOUT RELIGION

by Margaret Knight
In two talks Mrs. Knight, who is a lecturer in psychology at the University of Aberdeen, discusses the education of children from the standpoint of a scientific humanist...
Tonight's talk criticises the view that moral training should be based on religion.
Second talk: next Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Knight

: Lilian Duff presents French Cabaret

A programme of popular French artists
Patachou, Henri Salvador, Catherine Sauvage, Jacques Brel on gramophone records

: TIME FOR VERSE

A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patric Dickinson
Reader, Gabriel Woolf
(Gabriel Woolf broadcasts by permission of the British Lion Film Corporation, Ltd.)

Contributors

Produced By: Patric Dickinson
Reader: Gabriel Woolf
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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