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: 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!

' The Good News '
Talk by A. S. AIdis
5-Life has a purpose

Contributors

Talk By: A. S. Aidis

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Food facts from port and mart
Compiled by Louise Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: MORNING MUSIC

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

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Blest are the pure in heart (S.P. 455;
A. and M. 261: C.H. 478: P. and H. 136: Tune, Franconia)
Interlude: 'St. Martin of Tours'
Prayers: the Prayer of St. Ignatius
Loyola: the Lord's Prayer
For all the Saints (S.P. 202; A. and M. 437: C.H. 220: P. and H. 95: all omitting vv. 4. 6. 8: Tune, Sine Nomine)
Blessing -

: CONCERT

Carl Dolmetsch (recorder)
Joseph Saxby (harpsichord)
St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Conductor, John Dykes Bower on gramophone records
Sonata No. 5, in G minor (Senailli)
Four traditional English tunes
(anon.) Fortune my foe: Nobody's Jigg: Spagnoletta: Coranto
Madrigals :
Weep, 0 mine eyes (John Bennet ) My bonny lass she smileth (
Thomas Morley )
The Silver Swan (Orlando Gibbons)
Sonata No. 7, in C (Handel)

Contributors

Unknown: Carl Dolmetsch
Harpsichord: Joseph Saxby
Conductor: John Dykes Bower
Unknown: John Bennet
Unknown: Thomas Morley

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove
(BBC Hymn Book 150)
New Every Morning, page 44 Psalm 89 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 21. v. 37. to 22, v. 16
0 King enthroned on high (BBC
Hymn Book 158)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Felix King and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Felix King

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

TIME AND TUNE, by Kay Foster
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS I.
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS. Current Affairs

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Foster

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Today's Bill
Overture: Morava
Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Radio: The Tom Boys
TV: Peter Butterworth
Records: Cavan O'Connor
Variety: Beryl Orde
Late Extra
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Peter Butterworth
Unknown: Cavan O'Connor
Unknown: Beryl Orde
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:
Hubert Gregg , Charmian Innes
Fred Cooke , Audrey Russell
Chairman, Michael Miles
Programme produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
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

: GOLF

The Open Championship
A report from St. Andrews on this morning's play

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

TRAVEL TALKS. Round the Commonwealth. Alan Villlers talks about cod fishing off the coasts of Newfoundland
2.20 LOOKING AT THINGS. Questions and Answers. A programme in which questions sent in by schools are discussed.
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I. Book Review: Garry Lyle suggests some books old and new for holiday reading. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Talks: Alan Villlers
Unknown: Garry Lyle

: Orchestral Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway ) Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Evelyn Rothwell (oboe)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Oboe: Evelyn Rothwell

: THE ARCHAEOLOGIST

Early Mining and Metallurgy
Stuart Piggott on ' Neolithic Flint Mining '
Sean P. 0 Riordain on ' Prehistoric Mining in Ireland'
Humphrey Case on the ' Introduction of Copper and Bronze '
Produced by John Irving

Contributors

Unknown: Stuart Piggott
Produced By: John Irving

: Victoria Hopper and Reginald Tate in ' CATHERINE CARTER'

by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Dramatised for broadcasting in seven episodes by Max Kester
5-' The Conscience of Mrs. Carter '
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Max Kester
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Narrator: John Ruddock
Sir Henry Peverel: Reginald Tate
Mrs Carter: Ann Codrington
Catherine Carter: Victoria Hopper
Willy Palliser: Kim Peacock
Malcolm Rivers: Kenneth Fortescue
Lady Rivers: Fabia Drake
Peel, stage-door keeper: John Gabriel
Lord Norraway: James Dale
Walter Mostyn, Catherine's uncle: Martin Lewis
Mr Puttock, an Impresario: George Merritt
Sarah: Dorothy Holmes-Gore

: 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
5—' Georgian Residence '
The music chosen in collaboration with Catherine Morpurgo
Produced by Peggy Bacon
5.40 For Older Children'
Looking Glass
A 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
5-Sir Miles Thomas businessman

Contributors

Written By: Jack Morpurgo
Unknown: Catherine Morpurgo
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Mr Robert Redham-Smith: John Arnatt
Mrs Redham-Smith: Joan Geary
Hugh: Ngari Thomson
Anne: Ysanne Churchman
Mary: Pauline Seville
Mr Pratt: Ronald Baddiley
The Rev Mr Brandon: Philip Cunningham
Captain Orton: Jack May

: The Weather

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

: SPORT

Today's results and weekend preview including a report by Henry Longhurst on the Open Golf Championship
Introduced by John Snagge

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Longhurst
Introduced By: John Snagge

: TUNES I REMEMBER

Music of the people of Ireland recalled by Seamus Ennis who sings and plays the pipes and tin whistle

Contributors

Recalled By: Seamus Ennis

: RUSSIAN CHURCHMEN IN BRITAIN

Talk by the Rev. Ernest A. Payne , 'D.D.
Having recently visited Russia, Dr. Payne speaks with personal knowledge of the delegates from the different Russian Churches who are visiting Britain this week and next at the invitation of the British Council of Churches and the Church of Scotland.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Ernest A. Payne

: 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

: TODAY AT LLANGOLLEN

Stephen Williams gives his impressions of the ninth Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod
Illustrated with recordings made during the choral and solo competitions

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Williams

: THE CHINESE PUZZLE

A conversation between
Leonard Constantine and Otto van der Sprenkel about Chinese Communism and its development
Leonard Constantine lived in China from 1931 to 1950, teaching in the Christian University of Huachung.
Otto van der Sprenkel, who is Lecturer in Far Eastern History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, was Visiting Professor at the National Nankai University of Tientsen from 1948 to 1949.
They discuss the principles of the revolution in China and the relation of Chinese to Russian Communism.

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Constantine
Unknown: Otto van Der Sprenkel
Unknown: Leonard Constantine

: Jack Buchanan THE MAN ABOUT TOWN

entertains you with his friends the stars of show business
This week's guests:
Adele Dixon and Irene Handl with Vanessa Lee , Pat Coombs David Jacobs and The Coronets
And presenting Hubert Gregg and his Songs about London
5—'If Anyone's a Friend of London '
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Musical arrangements by Bob Sharpies
Written by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Edited by Gale Pedrick Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Adele Dixon
Unknown: Irene Handl
Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Arrangements By: Bob Sharpies
Written By: Charles Hart
Written By: Bernard Botting
Edited 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 on the issues of today and tomorrow

: GRANDE GINGOLD

Half an hour with Hermione
London's only lady witch
Also embroiled in these macabre proceedings:
Alexander Gauge , Kenneth Connor
Bob Harvey and Peter Yorke and his Orchestra
Script by Sid Colin. Myles Rudge
Frederic Raphael , and Tony Becher
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Alexander Gauge
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Bob Harvey
Unknown: Peter Yorke
Script By: Sid Colin.
Script By: Myles Rudge
Script By: Frederic Raphael
Produced By: Roy Speer

: THE FRIDAY RECITAL

Antonio Brosa (violin) Kathleen Long (piano)
Faure was thirty-one when he wrote his First Violin Sonata in 1876. Two years
'later it was played, with the composer at the piano, at one of the concerts of the Universal Exhibition at the Trocadero in Paris, and Saint-Saens wrote an enthusiastic article about it. There are four movements. H.R.

Contributors

Violin: Antonio Brosa
Piano: Kathleen Long

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areaa








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