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: Bright and Early

Frank Baron and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Baron

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Michael Collins

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Michael Collins

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

A selection from the Scripture Union's Bible Studies on the Book of Proverbs
Reader, Rex Palmer

Contributors

Reader: Rex Palmer

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Van Dam and his Orchestra

: RECITAL

Lois Phillips (piano)
William Parsons (bass-baritone)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Lois Phillips
Bass-Baritone: William Parsons
Piano: Josephine Lee

: THE TWO FACES OF MARTINIQUE

by Ernie Bradford
Early this year Mr. Bradford visited the French West Indian island of Martinique, which was the scene, fifty years ago, of one of the most terrible volcanic eruptions ever known.

Contributors

Unknown: Ernie Bradford

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT 1, by Marjorie Eele

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Light's abode, celestial Salem (BBC
H.B. 250)
New Every Morning, page 102 Canticle 10 (Broadcast psalter) St. Luke 10, vv. 1-16
Give me the wings of faith to rise
(BBC H.B. 229)

: Music While You Work

Wynford Reynolds and his Orchestra

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. The British Isles. Moultrie R. Kelsall talks about the depopulation of the Highlands of Scotland.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Mutter hat Geburtstag. Die Kinder treffen alle Vorbereitungen zu dieser Feier und Onkel Dietrich darf dabei naturlich nicht fehlen. Manuskript von Hilde Maria Kraus.

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

From a factory canteen in Cardiff
Lizbeth Webb, Wyn Calvin, Fran Dowie and Candy Kane, Ralph Davies
James Moody at the piano
Introduced by Bill Gates
Produced by Mai Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Lizbeth Webb
Unknown: Wyn Calvin
Unknown: Fran Dowie
Unknown: Candy Kane
Unknown: Ralph Davies
Unknown: James Moody
Introduced By: Bill Gates
Produced By: Mai Jones

: The Weather

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

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Stephen Manton
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies, Bill Groves
Producer, Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Manton
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Producer: Stanton Jefferies

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. A poetry programme: Poetry and You, by Robert Gittings.
2.20 HISTORY i. Tudor People. 3-Servant of God and King: St. Thomas More. Script by Margaret J. Miller
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Fuel and Power. 3-Gas for Heating and Lighting. Script by John Richmond

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Gittings.
Script By: Margaret J. Miller
Script By: John Richmond

: THE STARS IN THEIR COURSES

Singers of yesterday and today A series of record programmes presented by Cedric Wallis
9-Mattia Battistiniand Paolo Silveri

Contributors

Presented By: Cedric Wallis
Presented By: Paolo Silveri

: Between Two Worlds Hugh Burden in 'PUT OUT MORE FLAGS'

The novel by Evelyn Waugh
Adapted for radio by Christopher Sykes with Dorothy Black , Gordon Davies
Alec Finter , George Hagan
Geoffrey Hodson , Annette Kelly Godfrey Kenton. Annabel Maule Allan McClelland , Edgar Norfolk
James Thomason , Ann Totten
Errol MacKinnon , Neville Hartley Production by Christopher Sykes

Contributors

Novel By: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Christopher Sykes
Unknown: Dorothy Black
Unknown: Gordon Davies
Unknown: Alec Finter
Unknown: George Hagan
Unknown: Geoffrey Hodson
Unknown: Annette Kelly
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton.
Unknown: Annabel Maule
Unknown: Allan McClelland
Unknown: Edgar Norfolk
Unknown: James Thomason
Unknown: Ann Totten
Unknown: Errol MacKinnon
Unknown: Neville Hartley
Production By: Christopher Sykes
Barbara Sothill: Mary Wimbush
Freddy Sothill: Deryck Guyler
Sir Joseph Mainwaring: Felix Felton
Lady Seal: Patience Collier
Angela Lyne: Joan Matheson
Poppet Green: Betty Linton
Basil Seal: Hugh Burden
Sonia Trumpington: Joan Hart
Alastair Trumpington: Denis McCarthy
Ambrose Silk: Heron Carvic
Colonel Gaselee: Francis de Wolff
Geoffrey Bentley: Cyril Shaps
Doris Connolly: Betty Hardy
Colonel Plum: Richard Williams
Narrator: John Glen

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Pedlar of Songs '
John Runge returns with his guitar to sing some favourite songs
5.15 'Charter Pilot'
A new series of plays written by Gilbert Dalton
1 — ' Stormy Weather '
Produced by Peggy Bacon

Contributors

Unknown: John Runge
Written By: Gilbert Dalton
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Mike Dudley, the pilot: Robert Marsden
Billy Perkins, his engineer: Billy Thatcher
Brian Watson, owner of Watson Air Lines: James McKechnie
Mrs Dudley, Mike's mother: Elspeth Duxbury
Angela, Mike's sister: Nona Blair
John, his brother: Michael Brooke
Professor Charles Gifford: Derek Birch
The Villains:Percy Chudd: Leslie Bowmar
Jonas Herring: Eddie Robinson
Secretary: Judith Hackett
Airport Controller: Arnold Peters

: The Weather

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

: THURSDAY COMMENT

A speaker with special knowledge comments on a subject of topical interest and importance

: TIME FOR OPERA

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras with Amy Shuard and Edgar Evans

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Amy Shuard
Unknown: Edgar Evans

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Thunderclouds as Electric Generators by B. J. Mason
Imperial College, London
In this talk the speaker describes some of the ways in which electricity is generated in thunderclouds and explains how a lightning flash begins.

Contributors

Unknown: B. J. Mason

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Flora Nielsen (mezzo-soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
The Richards Piano Quartet:
Irene Richards (violin)
Jean Stewart (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello) Terence Beckles (piano)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London
Tickets may be obtained from Tickets Unit, Broadcasting House

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Flora Nielsen
Piano: Clifton Helliwell
Violin: Irene Richards
Viola: Jean Stewart
Cello: Bernard Richards
Piano: Terence Beckles

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: 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

: ONE WORLD ?

See top of page and page 9

: SONG RECITAL

Philip Hattey (bass-baritone)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Bass-Baritone: Philip Hattey
Piano: Ernest Lush

: THE HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW

The Leading Show Jumper of the Year
Commentaries by Lionel Marson and Henry Riddell on the final stages of the principal jumping competition for members of the British Show Jumping Association
From Harringay Arena. London
To qualify to compete in this competition a horse must have won a total of £100 in 1955 (prior to September 21) in adult jumping competitions at shows affiliated to the B.S.J.A.

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Marson
Unknown: Henry Riddell

: RECORD DIGEST

Chappie D'Amato introduces some of this month's new records

Contributors

Introduces: Chappie D'Amato

: 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








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