Marcel Gardner and his Serenade Orchestra
and forecast for farmers and shipping
(Leader, William Mclnulty )
Conductor, David Curry
' 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
Rev. John Owen
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Ron Gopdwin and his Concert Orchestra
Kathleen Ewart (contralto)
Derek Collier (violin)
Josephine Lee (piano)
J. L. Hodson , author and journalist, tells you how he first started to write
Records of his Concert-Fantasy for piano and orchestra
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)
Ian Stewart and his Quintet
and his Honolulu Hawaiians
sung by Inez Matthews (mezzo-soprano) and Roland Hayes (tenor) on gramophone records
A story byMrs. Ewing
Adapted by Paul Stephenson
Read by Carleton Hobbs 2—' Jackanapes grows up '
Howard Keel on gramophone records
Johnny Morris adds a pinch to flavour the week
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)
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
A spontaneous discussion by Mary Stocks
Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell
Produced by Michael Bowen
From the locomotive workshops,
Rt. Hon. Hugh
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Cyril Preedy (piano)
Directed by David McCallum with Gerald Davies (tenor)
Freda Bruce Lockhart presents the first of two gramophone programmes recalling performances by some of her favourite artists
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
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
Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
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.
Directed by Sidney Sax
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
Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Ronnie Taylor
(The recorded broadcast of January 4 in the Light Programme)
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.
The story of Hatton Garden
Oliver Burt and Frank Duncan
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.
with Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe , Spike Milligan in ' The Case of the Missing Heir '
The Ray Ellin-rton Quartet
Announcer. Wallace Greenslade
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Script written by Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes
Produced by Peter Eton
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
Clifford Harker (organ)
Choir of Bristol Cathedral
Master of the Choristers,
From Bristol Cathedral
Third in a series of monthly programmes
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)
followed by late weather forecast for land areas