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Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz


Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz


Illustrating some aspects of the nature of God
' The Creator of All Things '
Reading: Isaiah 40, vv. 21-28
Hymn: Sing a song of joy (S.P. 639) Poem: The Spacious Firmament on High (Joseph Addison)

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


Joseph Muscant and his Orchestra


Unknown: Joseph Muscant


Harold Blackburn (bass)
Eve Gettleson (violin)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
(Continued in next column)


Bass: Harold Blackburn
Violin: Eve Gettleson
Piano: Clifton Helliwell


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


HOW THINGS BEGAN. 2-Metal Smiths a( Work. Script by Rhoda Power.


Script By: Rhoda Power.


Away with our fears (BBC Hymn
Book 147)
New Every Morning, page 44 Psalm 139 (Broadcast Psalter) Romans 6, vv. 12-23
Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed
(BBC Hymn Book 160)


Falkman and his Apache Band


SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. Wages-Giving and Getting, by H. F. Walker.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE French. Conversation avec un chauffeur de taxi. Texte d'Yves Salalin
Jean-Pierre arrive en ville, tres presse: il doit se presenter pour un examen. Tout va mal, mais soudain, la menace de l'examen est reculee.


Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: H. F. Walker.


Today's Bill
Overture: Mexican Serenade
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Radio: Norman Vaughan
TV: Eula Parker
Records: Frank Crane
Betty Driver and her Rhythm
Late Extra
Produced by David Miller


Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Norman Vaughan
Unknown: Eula Parker
Unknown: Frank Crane
Unknown: Betty Driver
Produced By: David Miller

: The Weather

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

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

Script by Godfrey Harrison
In which David Bliss finds that he is lost without a girl and a dead loss with one.
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet Produced by Leslie Bridgmont


Script By: Godfrey Harrison
Unknown: David Bliss
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Mrs Griffin: Gladys Henson
Psyche, the dog: Percy Edwards
Joy Joel: Noelle Middleton
Coral Wentworth: Avis Scott
Phoebe Love: Hester Paton Brown
Felicity: Rosalind Knight
Ernest Underwood: Philip Ray
Jean Oliver: Louise Gainsborough
The neighbour: Elsa Palmer
Telephone operator: Pat Coombs

: For the Schools

FOR COUNTRY SCHOOLS. The Story of a Pocket Handkerchief. Script by Charles Witherspoon.
2.0 THE music Box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS.The Beggar's Opera': the first of two illustrated talks by David Franklin
2.30 LET'S HEAR IT AGAIN. Theme and Variations from Tchaikovsky's Suite No. 3, in G
2.40 POETS AND POETRY. A long poem by Robert Frost.
3.0 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' The Golden Image ' from the Authorised Version of the Bible: Daniel, chapter 3.


Script By: Charles Witherspoon.
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Robert Frost.

: Audrey Russell's Diary: All in the Day's Work

Some impressions of the many experiences that fall to her lot as a commentator.

Produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith


Speaker: Audrey Russell
Producer: Malcolm Baker-Smith


(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte


For Children of All Ages
' The House at Pooh Corner' by A. A. Milne
Adapted for broadcasting by David Davis with music by H. Fraser-Simson
1—'Pooh Builds a House '
At the piano, Gwenn Knight
Production by Josephine Plummer
One day when Pooh Bear had nothing else to do. he thought he would do something, so he went round to Piglet's house to see what Piglet was doing. It was still snowing as he stumped over the white forest track, and he expected to find Piglet warming his toes in front of his fire, but to his surprise he saw that the door was open, and the more he looked inside the more Piglet wasn't there...


Unknown: A. A. Milne
Broadcasting By: David Davis
Music By: H. Fraser-Simson
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Winnie the Pooh: Norman Shelley
Piglet: Wilfred Babbage
Eeyore: Geoffrey Wincott
Christopher Robin: Sheila Moloney
Narratot: Charles E Stidwill

: Play Up!

A magazine programme of sports and games including
Getting to Wembley
Coaching Corner
How to Watch Cricket
The Commentator's Art
A Guest Celebrity
Introduced by Peter Cranmer
5.50 The week's programmes


Introduced By: Peter Cranmer

: The Weather

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

: The World and Ourselves RICHARD GOOLD-ADAMS

comments on events abroad and on our relations with other countries

: VHF Broadcasting

The Postmaster-General The Rt. Hon. Dr. Charles Hill, M.P., the Chairman of the BBC, The Rt. Hon. Sir Alexander Cadogan, O.M., G.C.M.G., K.C.B. speaking on the occasion of putting into regular programme service the first VHF (Very High Frequency) Broadcasting Station in the United Kingdom.
The Station will transmit the BBC Home Service, Light Programme, and Third Programme from Wrotham in Kent for listeners in Greater London and the south-east of England.


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Dr. Charles Hill, M.P.
Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Sir Alexander Cadogan, O.M., G.C.M.G., K.C.B.


A programme of problems and brain-teasers featuring
Beat the Expert
Percy Cudlipp
Ask Me Another
Semi-finals : 5-Midlands
Charles E. Dunbar
John Periam (Leicestershire)
Peter Underwood (Staffordshire)
Taking part in the sketch:
Daphne Maddox , Robert Rietty and Ian Sadler
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark


Unknown: Percy Cudlipp
Unknown: Charles E. Dunbar
Unknown: John Periam
Unknown: Peter Underwood
Unknown: Daphne Maddox
Unknown: Robert Rietty
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: Alvar Lidell introduces MUSIC TO REMEMBER

BBC Midland Orchestra (Leader. Donald Sturtivant )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
Rosina Raisbeck (soprano)
Given before an invited audience at the Nuffield Hall, Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, Birmingham


Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser
Soprano: Rosina Raisbeck

: Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss in LOOKING FOR TROUBLE

with Betty Paul and John Blythe
Michael Shepley
Jean Anderson , John Gabriel
Script by Len Fincham and Laurie Wyman
Produced by Jacques Brown


Unknown: Betty Paul
Unknown: John Blythe
Unknown: Michael Shepley
Unknown: Jean Anderson
Unknown: John Gabriel
Script By: Len Fincham
Script By: Laurie Wyman
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: Wendy Hiller, Stephen Murray and John Slater in ' TOMORROW'S PRISONER'

by Pol Quentin
Translated by John Holmstrom
Adapted by Cynthia Pughe
Other parts played by Rolf Lefebvre and Jeffrey Segal Produced by Michael Bakewell


Unknown: Pol Quentin
Translated By: John Holmstrom
Adapted By: Cynthia Pughe
Played By: Rolf Lefebvre
Played By: Jeffrey Segal
Produced By: Michael Bakewell
Police Chief: John Slater
Doctor: John Ruddock
Marc: Peter Howell
The Governor: Stephen Murray
The Woman: Wendy Hiller
The Warden: George Hagan
Carmelo: Brian Haines
Alvar: John Glen

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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