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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: 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

: MARKET INTELLIGENCE

Food facts from port and mart
Compiled by Louise Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interval music

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Ye holy angels bright (omitting v. 2)
(S.P. 701; A. and M. 546; C.H. 39; P. and H. 225: Tune, Darwall's 148th)
Interlude: Famine and Slavery-1' Prayers; the Prayer for Friends; the Lord's Prayer
0 God, our help in ages past (omitting v. 4) (S.P. 598; A. and M. 165;
C.H. 601; P. and H. 26: Tune.
St. Anne)
Blessing

: RECITAL

Hugues Cuenod (tenor)
Hermann Leeb (lute)
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute)
Robert Veyron-Lacroix (harpsichord) on gramophone records
Sonata in C (Book 2 No. 3) (Leclair) Songs:
Triste estaba (Alonzo de Mudarra) Se I'aura spira (Frescobaldi)
Fuggi. fuggi, cor mio (Philippe
Verdelot, arr. Willaert)
Sonata in B minor (Book 2 No. 11)
(Leclair)

Contributors

Tenor: Hermann Leeb
Flute: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Harpsichord: Robert Veyron-Lacroix

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

God of grace and God of glory (BBC
H.B. 391)
New Every Morning, page 64
Psalm 112 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. Luke 7. v. 36. to 8, v. 3
Judge eternal, throned in splendour
(BBC H.B. 393)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

TIME AND tune, by Kay Foster
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS 1. (BBC recording)
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS. The Language of the Visual Arts. I-' The Artist and Society.' by Hervey Adams

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Foster
Unknown: Hervey Adams

: 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 Trolley Song
Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
TV: Douglas Maynard
Radio: Eric Whitley
Records: Yana
Variety: Graham Stark
Late Extra
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Eric Whitley
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: KINGS OF THE KEYBOARD

Piano music in contrasting styles played by Ronald Smith
Malcolm Lockyer
Joyce Allen and Maisie Balch
The Chris Cowley Quartet
Introduced by Leonard Cassini
Produced by Jimmy Grant

Contributors

Played By: Ronald Smith
Played By: Malcolm Lockyer
Unknown: Joyce Allen
Unknown: Chris Cowley
Introduced By: Leonard Cassini
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

TRAVEL TALKS. Louise Cochrane talks about ' Life in the small American Town.'
2.20 lookino AT THINGS. Introduction: a talk about design and the importance of the seeing eye, by Anthony Bertram
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I. The Wanderings of Odysseus. 1-' The Search for Odysseus.' Script by Silvia Goodall

Contributors

Talks: Louise Cochrane
Unknown: Anthony Bertram
Script By: Silvia Goodall

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins

: Racing at Ascot

The Royal Lodge Stakes
A race tor two-year-olds, run over a distance ot one mile.
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Tom E. Webster as race-reader
From Ascot Heath

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Tom E. Webster

: Renee Asherson and Tony Britton in 'THE WOODLANDERS'

Thomas Hardy 's novel of the Wessex countryside
Adapted as a radio play in ten parts by Desmond Hawkins
6 — ' The Hag-ridden Horse '

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Hunt Royal' by David Scott Daniell
4 — ' Gone away! '
Produced by Graham Gauld
5.40 Talking Time
4-' Wayfaring on a Penny-Farthing ' Talk by Alfred Absell
Read by David
The penny-farthing, the first bicycle was so called because the front wheel was big like a penny and the rear wheel small like a farthing. Mr. Abseil describes how in 1884 he went on a bicycle tour on his penny-farthing.

Contributors

Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Talk By: Alfred Absell
Read By: David
King Charles II: Andrew Faulds
The Queen: Molly Spencer
The Duke of Buckingham: Jack May
Samuel Pepys: Charles Leno
Lord Wilmot: John Arnatt
Colonel Lane: Philip Cunningham
Captain Linbury: Charles E Stidwill
Maria Linbury: Gwen Berryman
French landlord: F R Buckley
Hostler: Geoffrey Lewis
Captain Tettenshall: Will Kings
Hamnet the Smith: Lewis Gedge
Seaman: Arnold Peters

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: SPORT

Today's results and weekend preview
Including Jack Gage on the prospects for the last Rugby Union Test Match between South Africa and the British Isles, from Port Elizabeth

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Gage

: OPERA ENCORE

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Phillips

: THOMAS JOHN BARNARDO

F.K.C.S. (Ed.)
Talk by A. E. Williams
Dr. Barnardo died fifty years ago. Mr. Williams, for seven years his personal secretary, talks about his friend, who devoted his life to the rescue of the destitute child and earned the title * Father of Nobody's Children.'

Contributors

Talk By: A. E. Williams

: CALL THE TUNE

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Athene Seyler , Stephen Potter
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Guest, Trevor Harvey
Devised by Elkan Allan and Walter Todds

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Athene Seyler
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Elkan Allan
Unknown: Walter Todds

: PICTURES FROM ITALY

The story of a summer journey by D. G. Bridson
What is Italy thinking and talking about after ten years of peace? To find a few of the answers D. G. Bridson and a young Italian friend, Marco Bacciaga luppi, recently toured north and central Italy with a recording machine. The sound-pictures they brought back range from recorded conversation to gossip from the Rome cinema studios and news of the Giorgione and Fra Angelico exhibitions currently being held in Venice and Florence.

Contributors

Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: Marco Bacciaga

: BWANA CHINJA

by Martin Hotine
Brigadier Martin Hotine talks about a friend of his, a white settler in Africa whose local nickname was Bwana Chinja or ' Mister Cut-Throat .' But he had never cut anybody's throat and managed to prove it eventually by somewhat unorthodox means.

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Hotine
Talks: Brigadier Martin Hotine
Unknown: Bwana Chinja
Unknown: Mister Cut-Throat

: 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
Produced By: Roy Speer

: NEWS

: THE TRAVELLERS

Memorable Climbs
Brigadier Sir John Hunt ,
C.B.E., D.S.O.
Sir Edmund Hillary , K.B.E.
George Lowe , o.b.e.
Chairman:
F. Spencer Chapman , D.S.O.
Three members of the successful 1953 Everest Expedition discuss some of their most interesting mountaineering experiences.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Hunt
Unknown: Sir Edmund Hillary
Unknown: George Lowe
Unknown: F. Spencer Chapman

: THE FRIDAY RECITAL

Clifford Curzon (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Clifford Curzon

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areaa

: 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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