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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

on gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader. Frederick Lunnon ) Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' My Faith and My Job '
Talks by people connected with education
5-A Matron

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Food facts from port and mart to guide the household shopper
Compiled by Philippa Hooper

Contributors

Unknown: Philippa Hooper

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, David Paget )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
For the beauty of the earth (S.P. 494, omitting v. 3; A. and M. 663. omitting v. 5; C.H. 17. omitting v. 3; P. and H. 144, omitting v. 3: Tune, England's Lane)
Interlude: 'Peter and John at the Gate Beautiful '
Prayers; the Prayer of Thanksgiving; the Lord's Prayer
Soldiers of Christ, arise (S.P. 641, omitting v. 4; A. and M. 270. omitting v. 6: C.H. 534, omitting v. 4; P. and H. 128. omitting v. 2, 2nd Part: Tune, St. Ethelwald)
Blessing

: RECITAL

Rosalyn Tureck (piano) William Kincaid (flute)
Vladimir Sokoloff (piano) on gramophone records
Two Preludes and Fugues (The well-tempered Clavier) (Bach): No. 21, in B flat; No. 22, in B flat minor
(Continued in next column)
Sonata In F, for flute and piano
(Benedetto Marcello , edit. Joseph Slater )
Two Preludes and Fugues (The well-tempered Clavier) (Bach): No. 1. in C; No. 20, in A minor

Contributors

Piano: Rosalyn Tureck
Flute: William Kincaid
Piano: Vladimir Sokoloff
Piano: Benedetto Marcello
Unknown: Joseph Slater

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSICAND MOVEMENT II, by Marjorie Eele

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: THE DAILY SERVICE

God of grace and God of glory (BBC
Hymn Book 391)
New Every Morning, page 64 Psalm 112 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 14, vv. 8-18
0 God of earth and altar (BBC Hymn
Book 394)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

TIME AND TUNE, by Kay Foster
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS i.
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS.'The Art of the Film ': four talks by Alexander Mackendrick. director of ' Whisky Galore,' ' The Man in the White Suit,' Mandy,' and 'The Maggie.' 1-What is the Cinema?

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Foster
Unknown: Alexander MacKendrick.

: EN VOYAGE

Une Pincee de Set

: LARRY ADLER

on gramophone records

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Overture: Hora Romanesca
Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader. George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Radio: Carl Barriteau
Records: Dorothy Carless
Variety: Harold Berens
TV: George Browne
Late Extra
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Carl Barriteau
Unknown: Dorothy Carless
Unknown: Harold Berens
Unknown: George Browne
Produced By: David Miller

: The Weather

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

: TWO IN ONE

Plot the Spot and Figure it Out
Two new panel games devised and compiled by John P. Wynn
The Panel:
Robert Beatty , Charmian Innes
Fred Cooke , Audrey Russell
Chairman, Michael Miles
Programme produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Robert Beatty
Unknown: Charmian Innes
Unknown: Fred Cooke
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Michael Miles
Produced By: Joan Clark

: David Langdon in GOOD HUMOUR TIME

draws on records for your amusement

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

TRAVEL TALKS. Round the Commonwealth. Ernest Eytle describes a visit to a banana plantation in Jamaica.
2.20 LOOKING AT THINGS. H. Shirley Smith, whose work as director of a big firm of bridge builders has taken him to many parts of the world, talks about' Looking at Bridges '
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH 1. The Eagle of the Ninth ': a story of Roman Britain by Rosemary Sutcliff. Adapted for broadcasting by Michael Hyde. Part 1—' Marcus '

Contributors

Unknown: Ernest Eytle
Unknown: H. Shirley
Unknown: Roman Britain
Unknown: Rosemary Sutcliff.
Broadcasting By: Michael Hyde.

: Orchestral Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

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

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: CHILDREN WHO NEVER GROW UP

A programme about backward children
Narrator, Duncan Mclntyre
This programme shows what happens to backward and mentally handicapped children from birth, through school age, to the working life that is possible for some of them.
Written by Marianne Helweg
Produced by Eileen Capel
(Shortened version of the recorded broadcast of July 13, 1954)

Contributors

Narrator: Duncan McLntyre
Written By: Marianne Helweg
Produced By: Eileen Capel

: Victoria Hopper and Reginald Tate in 'CATHERINE CARTER'

by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Dramatised for broadcasting in seven episodes by Max Kester
2—' The First Rung of the Ladder'
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Max Kester
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Narrator: John Ruddock
Bessie: Karen Glazer
Lily: Mary Manson
Catherine Carter: Victoria Hopper
Barry Dormer: Hugh David
Mr Hollis: Edgar Norfolk
Henry Peverel: Reginald Tate
Belle Tressall: Ruth Cracknell
Malcolm Rivers: Kenneth Fortescue
Mrs Carter: Ann Codrington
Willy Palliser: Kim Peacock
Sarah, a maid: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Walter Mostyn, Catherine's uncle: Martin Lewis
Lady Rivers, Malcolm's mother: Fabia Drake
Sir Randal, his father: Richard Williams

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' The House on the Hill ’
The story of a family home and the people who lived in it
Written by Jack Morpurgo
1—' Norman Keep '
Music chosen in collaboration with Catherine Morpurgo
Produced by Peggy Bacon
6.40 Looking Glass
A new series of talks in which men and women who have made a name in the world hold a mirror up to life and say what they see in it
1-Sir John Hunt , soldier and mountaineer

Contributors

Written By: Jack Morpurgo
Unknown: Catherine Morpurgo
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: Sir John Hunt
Hugh of Redham: John Arnatt
Edith, his wife: Joan Geary
Robert, their son: Patricia Hayes
Grendel, their daughter: Nona Blair
William of Normandy: Wilfred Babbage
Bishop Ode: James Holliday
Ship's Captain: Leslie Bowmar
A Woodman: Denis Folwell
Guthrie: Ronald Baddiley
Hildward: Arnold Peters

: The Weather

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

: SPORT

Today's results and weekend preview
Introduced by John Snagge

Contributors

Introduced By: John Snagge

: SINGERS AND SONGS

A series of seven record programmes of lieder from the great treasury of German song, chosen and introduced by Alec Robertson
7-Day and Night
The composers represented in this programme include Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, and Wolf

Contributors

Introduced By: Alec Robertson

: STONE-AGE OUTPOST OF TODAY

Talk by the Rt. Rev. G. D. Hand
Bishop Coadjutor of New Guinea
Bishop Hand tells of the Church's work in New Guinea and of the rehabilitation work that was carried out after the eruption of Mount Lamington volcano.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. G. D. Hand
Unknown: New Guinea

: HENRY HALL'S GUEST NIGHT

Highlights of the Show World
Stars of the stage, screen, radio, and concert platform, with the augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Produced by John Simmonds

Contributors

Produced By: John Simmonds

: Peggy Hassard in ' MIRACLE AT CARVILLE'

The true story of a young American girl's twenty-year-long fight against leprosy
Adapted by Eileen Capel from the book by Betty Martin
Those taking part:
Pamela Alan , Patience
Collier Brenda Dunrich , William Greene
Anthony Jacobs , Lois McLean Stuart Nichol , Robert O'Neil
Macdonald Parke
Guy Kingsley Poynter , Emilio Reyes
George Rose , Stan Thomason
Mavis Villiers , Joan Young
Production by Eileen Capet

Contributors

Adapted By: Eileen Capel
Book By: Betty Martin
Unknown: Pamela Alan
Unknown: Collier Brenda Dunrich
Unknown: William Greene
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: Lois McLean
Unknown: Stuart Nichol
Unknown: Robert O'Neil
Unknown: MacDonald Parke
Unknown: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Unknown: Emilio Reyes
Unknown: George Rose
Unknown: Stan Thomason
Unknown: Mavis Villiers
Unknown: Joan Young
Production By: Eileen Capet

: Jack Buchanan THE MAN ABOUT TOWN

in a series of eight programmes entertains you with his friends the stars of show business
This week's guests:
Fred Emney
Coral Browne , Alan Melville
Together with Vanessa Lee , Pat Coombs
David Jacobs and The Coronets
And presenting
Hubert Gregg and his Songs about London
1—' London in the Rain '
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Musical arrangements byBob Sharpies
Script by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Emney
Unknown: Coral Browne
Unknown: Alan Melville
Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Arrangements By: Bob Sharpies
Script By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Roy Speer

: AT HOME AND ABROAD

A twice-weekly survey of current affairs
Speakers in the studio in London and from regional and overseas centres contribute news and views

: IN ALL DIRECTIONS

Some further diversions with Peter Ustinov
Peter Jones and the Aeolian Players
Produced by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Peter Jones
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: THE FRIDAY RECITAL

Clifford Curzon (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Clifford Curzon

: News Summary

followed by -late weather forecast for land areas








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