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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC VARIETY ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Talk by A. M. Chirgwin, D.D. on St. Augustine

Contributors

Talk By: A. M. Chirgwin, D.D.

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Reginald Leopold and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold

: RECITAL

Patricia Bishop (piano)
Lily Kettlewell (contralto)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Patricia Bishop
Contralto: Lily Kettlewell
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

How THINGS BEGAN. 4-' Life in the Coal Age Forests': material compiled by Richard Palmer ; dramatic presentation by Honor Wyatt. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Palmer

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Father. 0 hear us, seeking now to praise thee (BBC H.B. 260)
New Every Morning, page 7 Psalm 8 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 10, v. 38. to 11, v. 4
Fill thou my life, 0 Lord my God
(BBC H B. 271)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harry Acres and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Acres

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. ' More Jobs with People': a journalist, a nurse, a Post Office counter clerk, and a policeman tell of their work. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH.La France en chansons': au cours d'un petit voyage en France, vous pourrez entendre quelques vieilles chansons de France. Texte de Jan Rosol.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Jan Rosol.

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
TV: The Coronets
Radio: Jules Ruben
Variety: Walter Jackson
Records: Carole Carr
In Town Today: Derek Roy
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Jules Ruben
Unknown: Walter Jackson
Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: Derek Roy
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

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

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Max Bygraves
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Max Bygraves
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

FOR COUNTRY SCHOOLS. ' The First Flight.' Script by R. J. White
2.0 THE music Box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS.Music from Spain ': an illustrated talk by Frank Daunton
2.30 LET'S HEAR IT AGAIN.Vltava ' by Smetana

Contributors

Script By: R. J. White
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Talk By: Frank Daunton

: THE DISTANT SCENE

A series of readings from books of travel and discovery
4-The Unseen River
Taken from
' The Road to Oxiana' by Robert Byron
Reader, Leonard Sachs
When Robert Byron left England in the winter of 1933 he meant to cross the almost legendary Oxus and travel through Turkestan. With Christopher Sykes as his companion he journeyed through Persia and Afghanistan, but the nearer he came to the river the more difficulties he encountered.

Contributors

Reader: Robert Byron
Reader: Leonard Sachs
Unknown: Robert Byron
Unknown: Christopher Sykes

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. Speeches from Henry V, by Shakespeare. Reader, John Neville

Contributors

Reader: John Neville

: 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

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

Some impressions of the many experiences that fall to her lot as a commentator
Produced by Tom Waldron
Fifth programme in the new seriea

Contributors

Produced By: Tom Waldron

: Orchestral Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

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

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' Carboncl '
The story of a Royal cat
A play in six episodes by Barbara Sleigh
2-' Showing Off'
Produced by Eve Burgess Rosemary and John did not really mean to show off but when you have a spell it is very tempting to use it, which is fine as long as things don't get out of hand. As Carbonel so wisely says, ' Power does queer things! '
5.30 For Older Children
Music's Magic Carpet
Three illustrated talks by Julian Herbage
1 — ' First Adventures '
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Sleigh
Produced By: Eve Burgess
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Carbonel: Anthony Jacobs
Rosemary: Elaine MacNamara
Mrs Brown: Janet Burnell
The Second-Hand-Clothes Dealer: Wyndham Milligan
Mrs Pendlebury-Parker: Winifred Oughton
John: Nicky Edmett
Narrator: Lionel Gamlin

: The Weather

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

: THE WORLD AND OURSELVES

Bickham Sweet-Escett comments on events abroad and on our relations with other countries

Contributors

Unknown: Bickham Sweet-Escett

: WEST END

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 '
Wally Stott and his Orchestra
Script by George Wadmore
Richard Murdoch , and Ian Grant
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

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

: BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA

(Leader,' John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Adele Leigh (soprano)
Introduced by Frank Phillips
Presented at the Kursaal Ballroom, Southend-on-Sea, in association with the Southend-on-Sea Music Club

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Soprano: Adele Leigh
Introduced By: Frank Phillips

: Eric Barker in JUST FANCY

with Pearl Hackney , Deryck Guyler
Charlotte Mitchell and Kenneth Connor
Music under the direction of Peter Akister
Script by Eric Barker
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Pearl Hackney
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Peter Akister
Script By: Eric Barker
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: Between Two Worlds William Sylvester and Phil Brown in ' THE GREAT GATSBY'

by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Radio script and production by Donald McWhinnie

Contributors

Unknown: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Production By: Donald McWhinnie
Nick Carraway: Phil Brown
Daisy Buchanan: Pamela Alan
Jordan Baker: Jill Melford
Tom Buchanan: Alan Tilvern
George B Wilson: Harold Ayer
Myrtle Wilson: Tucker McGuire
Catherine: Bunney Brooke
McKee: Jon Farrell
Mrs McKee: Mavis Villiers
A girl at the party: Lois McLean
Another girl at the party: Sheila MacKenzie
The man in the library: David Kossoff
Edgar: Peter Claughton
Gatsby: William Sylvester
Meier Wolfsheim: MacDonald Parke
A casual visitor: Brian Haines
His friend: Lois McLean
A policeman: Allan McClelland
Slagle: Michael Turner
Mr Gatz: David Kossoff

: 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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