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: Big Ben; Bright and Early

Marcel Gardner and his Serenade Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Gardner

: 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!

' He Sets the Prisoner Free '
The Rev. John Owen Jones comments on readings from the Book of Isaiah
2—' Lift up your eyes '
Isaiah 40, vv. 18-31

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Owen Jones

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Ron Gopdwin and his Concert Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Ron Gopdwin

: RECITAL

Kathleen Ewart (contralto)
Derek Collier (violin)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Contralto: Kathleen Ewart
Violin: Derek Collier
Piano: Josephine Lee

: BREAKING INTO PRINT

J. L. Hodson , author and journalist, tells you how he first started to write

Contributors

Unknown: J. L. Hodson

: This Week's Composer

TCHAIKOVSKY
Records of his Concert-Fantasy for piano and orchestra

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Awake, my soul. and with the sun
(BBC Hymn Book 403)
New Every Morning, page 64
Psalm 119, part 2 (Broadcast psalter) 1 Corinthians 3, vv. 10-23
Lord, while for all mankind we pray
(BBC Hymn Book 432)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ian Stewart and his Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Stewart

: A.P.SHARPE

and his Honolulu Hawaiians

: NEGRO SPIRITUALS

sung by Inez Matthews (mezzo-soprano) and Roland Hayes (tenor) on gramophone records

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Inez Matthews
Mezzo-Soprano: Roland Hayes

: 'JACKANAPES'

A story byMrs. Ewing
Adapted by Paul Stephenson
Read by Carleton Hobbs 2—' Jackanapes grows up '

Contributors

Adapted By: Paul Stephenson
Read By: Carleton Hobbs

: MORNING STAR

Howard Keel on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Keel

: PASS THE SALT

Johnny Morris adds a pinch to flavour the week

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Morris

: Workers' Playtime

from a canteen in Colchester Essex
with Tommy Reilly, Graham Stark, Alma Cogan, Peter Cavanagh
James Moody (piano) Bert Weedon (guitar) Max Abrams (drums)
Presented by Bill Gates
(Graham Stark is appearing in 'Archie Andrews's Xmas Party' at the Regal Cinema, Beckenham)

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Unknown: Graham Stark
Unknown: Alma Cogan
Unknown: Peter Cavanagh
Pianist: James Moody
Guitarist: Bert Weedon
Drummer: Max Abrams
Presented by: Bill Gates

: The Weather

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

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Mary Stocks
Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell
C.B.E., M.P.
Viscount Hailsham
Graham Hutton
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
From the locomotive workshops,
Eastleigh, Hampshire

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Stocks
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell
Unknown: Viscount Hailsham
Unknown: Graham Hutton
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: Orchestral Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Cyril Preedy (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Piano: Cyril Preedy

: THE SPA ORCHESTRA

Directed by David McCallum with Gerald Davies (tenor)

Contributors

Directed By: David McCallum
Tenor: Gerald Davies

: ' I'LL NEVER FORGET ...'

Freda Bruce Lockhart presents the first of two gramophone programmes recalling performances by some of her favourite artists

Contributors

Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' Once Upon a Time ...'
Old Peter's Russian Tales by Arthur Ransome
1—' The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship '
told by David
' There were once upon a time an old peasant and his wife, and they had three sons. Two of them were clever young men who could borrow money without being cheated, but the third was the Fool of the World. He was as simple as a child, simpler than some children, and he never did anyone a harm in his life.
6.25 For Listeners of All Ages
Children's Newsreel
January Edition
A review of some of the interesting events of the past month as recorded by Children's Newsreel observers
Programme edited and introduced by John Musgrave

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Ransome
Introduced By: John Musgrave

: The Weather

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

: FARMING TODAY

The Oxford Farming Conference by Robert Henriques , M.B.E.
The ninth Oxford Farming Conference was held last week. Organised by farmers for farmers, it discusses current trends in the industry, the theme this year being farming for today's market. Colonel Henriques, who farms extensively in Gloucestershire, talks about the subjects discussed.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Henriques

: MAKE MINE MUSIC

The Harlequins
Directed by Sidney Sax

Contributors

Directed By: Sidney Sax

: Northern Variety Parade presents THE AL READ SHOW

in which Al Read takes life as he finds it and invites you to meet
A famous guest
A highlight in music and The Kordites
Augmented
Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Ronnie Taylor
(The recorded broadcast of January 4 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Al Read
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Ronnie Taylor

: JULES VERNE AND SCIENCE FICTION

Talk by Clemence Dane
Miss Dane has for many years been a devotee and ardent reader of science fiction. Tonight she deals with one of the acknowledged early masters of this form of popular literature and gives a personal view of his work and its relationship to science fiction today.

Contributors

Talk By: Clemence Dane

: GOLD IN THE STREET

The story of Hatton Garden
Narrators,
Oliver Burt and Frank Duncan
Readers,
Felix Felton and Max Brimmell
Written and produced by Robert Pocock
Platinum ingots worth £ 15,000 are cast in the furnaces of the refinery in London's Hatton Garden, and buyers come from all parts of the world to inspect the periodic sights' of rough diamonds at the nearby offices of the world's largest diamond-trading company. But stones also change hands in the street, and ' papers' of diamonds are produced as casually as cigarette cases in the public houses and cafes of the neighbourhood.

Contributors

Narrators: Oliver Burt
Narrators: Frank Duncan
Readers: Felix Felton
Readers: Max Brimmell
Produced By: Robert Pocock

: THE GOON SHOW

with Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe , Spike Milligan in ' The Case of the Missing Heir '
The Ray Ellin-rton Quartet
Max Geldray
Announcer. Wallace Greenslade
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Script written by Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes
Produced by Peter Eton

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Written By: Spike Milligan
Written By: Eric Sykes
Produced By: Peter Eton

: AT HOME AND ABROAD

A twice-weekly survey if 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
Stephen W. Bonarjee writes on page 3

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen W. Bonarjee

: CATHEDRAL MUSIC

Clifford Harker (organ)
Choir of Bristol Cathedral
Master of the Choristers,
Clifford Harker
From Bristol Cathedral
Third in a series of monthly programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Clifford Harker
Unknown: Clifford Harker

: ROUND ABOUT THE CAULDRON

or The Misadventures of 'Macbeth'
Roy Walker speaks about some of the versions and interpretations of Shakespeare's play that have been put before the public
Illustrated by Freda Falconer , Patricia Hayes
Macdonald Parke , Ralph Truman
(The recorded broadcast of Sept. 14)

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Walker
Illustrated By: Freda Falconer
Illustrated By: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: MacDonald Parke
Unknown: Ralph Truman

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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