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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: ANTON

and his Orchestra

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Bible readings on ' Faith through Doubt' with comment by the Rev. Roy McKay

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Roy McKay

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: RECITAL

The West Country Quartet:
Isabel Watts (soprano)
Gladys Jones (contralto)
Reginald Fry (tenor) George Walsh (bass)
Winifred Davey (piano)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Soprano: Isabel Watts
Contralto: Gladys Jones
Tenor: Reginald Fry
Bass: George Walsh
Piano: Winifred Davey

: MY FIRST BLACK COUNTRY TOWN

by Patrick Anderson , a Canadian poet now living in the Midlands
(The recorded broadcast of August 5 in the Midland Home Service)

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Anderson

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

HOW THINGS BEGAN. 1— ' What is a Fossil?': material compiled by Richard Palmer ; dramatic presentation by Honor Wyatt.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Palmer

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Be near us, Holy Trinity (BBC H.B
165)
New Every Morning, page 50
Canticle 1, vv. 1-15
St. Luke 7. vv. 1-10
God's law is perfect (BBC H.B. 456)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Sidney Davey and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

singing together, by William Appleby
Donkey riding (Sea song)
Golden slumbers (English song)
Sweet nightingale (English folk song)
11.20 the WORLD OF WORK, Measuring Ourselves.' by Alec Rodger. Director. Vocational Guidance Centre. Birkbeck College. London.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH: programme varie. Devinettes de plusieurs sortes. Texte de Max Bellan court.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Alec Rodger.
Unknown: Max Bellan

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Overture: Over the Sticks
Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader. George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
TV: The Gay Bachelors
Theatre: Irene Prador
Variety: Eric Nicholson
Radio: Benny Lee
Late Extra
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Eric Nicholson
Unknown: Benny Lee
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Audrey Russell's Diary ALL IN THE DAY'S WORK

More impressions of the many experiences that fall to her lot as a commentator
Produced by Tom Waldron
Second programme in the new series

Contributors

Produced By: Tom Waldron

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

FOR country SCHOOLS. Watching Birds.
2.0 THE music box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. Czechoslovakia: first of two illustrated talks by Vilem Tausky

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Unknown: Vilem Tausky

: THE DISTANT SCENE

A series of readings from books of travel and discovery
1—Measles in the Harem
Taken from
' The Southern Gates of Arabia' by Freya Stark
Reader, Betty Hardy
Freya Stark set out alone from the southern coast of Arabia to follow the ancient trade route-the great frankincense road-to the shores of the Mediterranean. She describes how she caught measles while staying as a guest at the fortress of Masna'a in the Wadi Do'an.

Contributors

Reader: Betty Hardy
Reader: Freya Stark

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PROSE AND VERSB readings. A Leopard by Lake Elmenteita ,' from ' Ebony and Ivory ' by Llewellyn Powys

Contributors

Unknown: Lake Elmenteita
Unknown: Llewellyn Powys

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers
Presented by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: Orchestral Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway ) Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Frederick Grinke (violin)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Violin: Frederick Grinke

: * LEFT HAND, RIGHT HAND'

by Osbert Sitwell
Last of four extracts from his autobiography
Read by Hugh Burden
4-Sir George in Italy
Osbert Sitwell describes his father's last years in his castle in Italy.

Contributors

Unknown: Osbert Sitwell
Read By: Hugh Burden
Unknown: Osbert Sitwell

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' The Castle in the Cornfield' by Geoffrey Dearmer adapted from the story by Barbara Leonie Picard
Produced by David Davis
5.30 For Children of Most Ages
Play Up!
A magazine programme of sports and games including
Curious moments in sport
Preparations for the Olympic Games
Coaching Corner
Pony Club Championships and a guest celebrity
Introduced by Peter Cranmer
Produced by Graham Gauld
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Dearmer
Story By: Barbara Leonie Picard
Produced By: David Davis
Introduced By: Peter Cranmer
Produced By: Graham Gauld
The Widow: Betty Hardy
Robin: Martin Starkie
The Farmer's Wife: Doreen Season
The King of the Little People: Carleton Hobbs
Narrator: Prunella Scales

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: THE WORLD AND OURSELVES

Bickham Sweet-Escott comments on events abroad and on our relations with other countries
Bickham Sweet-Escott is a banker with special interest in Greece, the Middle East, and the Balkans. During the war he served in France, Italv, South-East Asia, North Africa, and the U.S.A.

Contributors

Unknown: Bickham Sweet-Escott
Unknown: Bickham Sweet-Escott

: Sport

: WEST END

A programme of favourite melodies from London shows with Vanessa Lee , Bruce Trent and the Albert Webb Orchestra Conductor, Albert Webb
Script by Roy Plomley
Introduced by John Hobday
Produced by Peter Haysom Craddy

Contributors

Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: Bruce Trent
Unknown: Albert Webb
Conductor: Albert Webb
Script By: Roy Plomley
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: Peter Haysom Craddy

: Richard Murdoch and Howard Marion-Crawford in MURDOCH IN MAYFAIR

with Tonia Bern
Ron Moody
Pamela Manson
Bob Sharpies and his Music
Script by George Wadmore
Richard Murdoch and Ian Grant
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Tonia Bern
Unknown: Ron Moody
Unknown: Pamela Manson
Unknown: Bob Sharpies
Script By: George Wadmore
Script By: Richard Murdoch
Script By: Ian Grant
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont

: RECITAL

Campoli (violin)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Campoli
Piano: Josephine Lee

: Between Two Worlds ' HEARTBREAK HOUSE'

by Bernard Shaw
Part 1

: NEWS

: ' HEARTBREAK HOUSE

Part 2

: News Summary

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

: Close Down









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