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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THE KURSAAL ORCHESTRA

Directed by Louis Voss

Contributors

Directed By: Louis Voss

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' God speaks to Man '
Bible reading introduced by the Rev. John Owen Jones
5—' God speaks in our Sorrow '

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Owen Jones

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Food facts from port and .mart to guide the household shopper
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

: RECITAL

John Dethick (baritone) Frederick Stone (piano)
The Ernest Hall Brass Ensemble
Conductor, Ernest Hall
William Overton (trumpet) Wesley Woodage (trumpet)
Ian Mackintosh (trumpet)
William Teskey (tenor trombone)
Jack Pinches (tenor trombone)
William Coleman (bass-trombone) and Douglas Moore (horn)

Contributors

Baritone: John Dethick
Piano: Frederick Stone
Unknown: Ernest Hall
Conductor: Ernest Hall
Unknown: William Overton
Unknown: Wesley Woodage
Unknown: Ian MacKintosh
Tenor: William Teskey
Tenor: Jack Pinches
Bass-Trombone: William Coleman
Horn: Douglas Moore

: ' THE PYTHON '

A short story by Norah Burke
Read by Noel Johnson

Contributors

Story By: Norah Burke
Read By: Noel Johnson

: This Week's Composer

GRIEG
Records of orchestral music

: THE DAILY SERVICE

All ye who seek for sure relief (BBC
H.B. 289)
New Every Morning, page 22 Psalm 9 (Broadcast Psatter)
St. Luke 4, vv. 31-44
Mv Lord. my life, my love (BBC
H.B. 330)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ronnie Pleydell and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Pleydell

: THE DULCET STRINGS

Directed by Frank Stewart

Contributors

Directed By: Frank Stewart

: THE NATURALIST

Trout
Maxwell Knight introduces two speakers : Frank Sawyer , a Wiltshire river-keeper, and T. A. Stuart from the Trout Research Laboratory at Pitlochry
Produced by Tony Soper

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Sawyer
Unknown: T. A. Stuart
Produced By: Tony Soper

: SEASIDE PIERS

A seasonable note by Brian Vesey-FitzGerald

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald

: Leslie Henson in MEMORIES AND MELODIES

presents, on records, some of the interesting people he has met in the world of the theatre

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Overture: The Spanish Gypsy Dance
Augmented
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, David Paget )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Radio: Eddie Carroll and Norman Percival
Theatre: Elizabeth Larner
Records: The Tanner Sisters
Variety: Egon Regon
Late Extra
Produced by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown: Eddie Carroll
Unknown: Norman Percival
Unknown: Elizabeth Larner
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

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

: KINGS OF THE KEYBOARD

Piano music in contrasting styles played by Leonard Cassini
Edward Rubach
Rawiez and Landauer
The Peter Knight Quartet
Introduced by Sidney Harrison
Produced by Jimmy Grant

Contributors

Played By: Leonard Cassini
Played By: Edward Rubach
Introduced By: Sidney Harrison
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: OLD IRON

Talk by Patricia Brent
Miss Brent visited a ship-breaking yard in the Thames estuary and there she saw the tankei British Pride entering its last port of call, and other ships in various stages of destruction.

Contributors

Talk By: Patricia Brent

: THE METROPOLITAN ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Sidney Torch with Bruce Trent and Sidney Bright (piano)

Contributors

Conducted By: Sidney Torch
Unknown: Bruce Trent

: Cambridge Calling! 'THE MAN FROM PARANOIA'

A Thing for Radio by Allan Grant and Ted Taylor with Jonathan Miller , Brian Marber
Jolyon Smurthwaite , Neil Wilkie and the authors
Original music by Malcolm Sircom played by Jackie Brown (electric organ) and Edward Pogson (oboe)
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Allan Grant
Unknown: Ted Taylor
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Brian Marber
Unknown: Jolyon Smurthwaite
Unknown: Neil Wilkie
Music By: Malcolm Sircom
Played By: Jackie Brown
Played By: Edward Pogson
Produced By: Roy Speer

: Orchestral Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

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

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: Renee Asherson in ' THE WOODLANDERS '

Thomas Hardy 's novel of the Wessex countryside
Adapted as a radio play in ten parts by Desmond Hawkins
4—' Midsummer Magic '
Produced by Owen Reed

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins
Produced By: Owen Reed

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' Hunt Royal' by David Scott Daniell
A serial play in four parts based on records and legends of the escape of King Charles II after his defeat by Oliver Cromwell at the Battle of Worcester, 1651.
2—' Gone to Earth '
Produced by Graham Gauld
5.40 For Older Children
Talking Time
' With my Trolley in Yugoslavia ' by John Usborne
2—' From Mostar to Dubrovnik '
Pushing his aluminium trolley, and camping out when he could, John Usborne arrived at Dubrovnik. Here he camped, and here he dined with some acquaintances at the smartest hotel in a pair of army fatigue trousers, a khaki jungle shirt, and a red silk scarf. But the Yugoslavs are a grand people.....

Contributors

Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Unknown: John Usborne
Unknown: John Usborne
King Charles II: Andrew Faulds
The Queen: Molly Spencer
The Duke of Buckingham: Jack May
Samuel Pepys: Charles Leno
Richard Penderel: Chris Gittins
Lord Wilmot: John Arnatt
Captain Carless: Denis Folwell
John Whitgreaves: Ronald Simnson
Philip Whitgreaves: Jill Nyasa
Jerry Whitgreaves: Dorothy English

: The Weather

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

: Sport

Today's results and weekend preview

: OPERA ENCORE

Arias you like to hear again
Introduced by Frank Phillips
(Records made available by courtesy of ' Voice of America ')

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Phillips

: Y.M.C.A. WORLD CONFERENCE

Talk by the Rev. Paul Guinness
The Y.M.C.A. celebrated in Paris last month the centenary of its world organisation. The Rev. Paul Guinness , who is on the international staff of the Y.M.C.A., tells of the urgent questions discussed bv delegates from all over the world.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Paul Guinness
Unknown: Rev. Paul Guinness

: CALL THE TUNE

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Athene Seyler , Gerard Hoffnung
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Guest, Stanford Robinson
A series of programmes designed to test. not too seriously. your general knowledge of music
Devised by Elkan Allan and Walter Todds

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Athene Seyler
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Unknown: Stanford Robinson
Unknown: Elkan Allan
Unknown: Walter Todds

: HATFIELD HOUSE

Robert Drage , Audrey Russell , David Lloyd James , and Henry Riddell describe some of the apartments at the historic home of the Marquesses of Salisbury
From Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Drage
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: David Lloyd James
Unknown: Henry Riddell

: Edinburgh International Festival

ORCHESTRAL CONCERT
Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York
Conducted by George Szell
From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1: Wagner
Prelude: Die Meistersinger Siegfried Idyll
Prelude to Act 1: Lohengrin Overture: Rienzi

Contributors

Conducted By: George Szell

: GRANDE GINGOLD

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

: GREETINGS FROM THE TYROL

Hilde Breitkreuz introduces a programme of popular Tyrolean music on gramophone records

Contributors

Introduces: Hilde Breitkreuz

: THROUGH THE EYES OF A BOY

An impression of George Orwell by Richard Peters
Twenty-five years ago George Orwell came as holiday tutor to Richard Peters and his two brothers while he was writing his first book ' Down and Out in London and Paris.' Tonight Mr. Peters gives his impressions of the man as he appeared to a boy of ten.

Contributors

Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Richard Peters
Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Richard Peters

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MARKET TRENDS

A review of today's overseas commodity and financial news. and the London Stock Market closing report








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