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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

Conductor, Michael Collins

Contributors

Conductor: Michael Collins

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

A talk for United Nations Week by Cecil Northcott
'Water Bright '

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Northcott

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES

Topical talk by Margaret Ryan

Contributors

Talk By: Margaret Ryan

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Conducted By: Gilbert Vinter

: RECITAL

Joan Coxon (soprano)
Pamela Weston (clarinet)
Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Joan Coxon
Clarinet: Pamela Weston
Piano: Frederick Stone

: GETTING TO KNOW CLAIRE

Talk by Reginald Davidson
Claire is a guide dog and for the last few months has become the inseparable companion of Reginald Davidson , who recently lost his sight.

Contributors

Talk By: Reginald Davidson
Unknown: Reginald Davidson

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT i: Marjorie Eele

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: THE DAILY SERVICE

O Lord, our God. arise (BBC H.B. 25) New Every Morning, page 61 Psalm 97 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 14. vv. 12-24
Spread. 0 spread, thou mighty word
(BBC H.B. 182)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Owen Walters and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Owen Walters

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY: Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. The British Isles. Coal Mining: reorganisation of a basic industry. Sam Pollock talks about his visit to Gedling Colliery, near Nottingham.
11.40 INTERMEDIATEGERMAN. Klaus beim Zahnarzt. Klaus Keller, Reporter der Neusten Nachrichten, wird von seiner Zeitung nach Miinchen geschickt. Kurz vor seiner Abreise bekommt er furchtbare Zahnschmerzen. Manuskript von Rolf Richards

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Talks: Sam Pollock

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from a canteen in Liverpool
with The Kordites, Len Marten, David Hughes, Hylda Baker
Fred Harries at the piano
Introduced by Randal Herley
Presented by Eric Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Len Marten
Unknown: David Hughes
Unknown: Hylda Baker
Unknown: Fred Harries
Introduced By: Randal Herley
Presented By: Eric Miller

: The Weather

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

: THOSE WERE THE DAYSI

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

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Victoria Campbell
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Producer: Stanton Jefferies

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' The Borrowers ': a serial story from the book by Mary Norton. Script by Philippa Pearce. 2-' The Boy '
2.20 HISTORY i. Tudor People. 6-'Scottish Reformer: John Knox. ' Script by Margaret J. Miller.
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Fuel and Power. 6-' New Developments.' Script by L. J. Lawler

Contributors

Book By: Mary Norton.
Script By: Philippa Pearce.
Unknown: John Knox.
Script By: Margaret J. Miller.
Script By: L. J. Lawler

: ' LA CENERENTOLA

Scenes from the 1953 Glyndebourne production of Rossini's opera
(sung in Italian) on gramophone records
Cast in order of singing:
with the Glyndebourne
Festival Chorus and Orchestra and Bryan Balkwill (continuo)
Conductor, Vittorio Gui

Contributors

Unknown: Bryan Balkwill
Conductor: Vittorio Gui
Cenerentola (Cinderella) (contralto): Marina de Gabarain
Don Ramiro, Prince of Salerno (tenor): Juan Oncina
Dandini, his valet (bass): Sesto Bruscantini
Cinderella's step-sisters: Clorinda (soprano): Alda Noni
Cinderella's step-sisters:Tisbe (mezzo-soprano): Fernanda Cadoni
Alidoro, tutor of Don Ramiro (bass): Hervey Alan
Don Magniflco, father of Clorinda and Tisbe (basss): Ian Wallace

: Racing at Newmarket

The Dewhurst Stakes
A race for two-year-olds run over a distance of seven furlongs.
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Tom E. Webster as race-reader
From Newmarket Heath

Contributors

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

: 'EMERGENCY CALL'

A play for broadcasting by Charles Hatton adapted from the film by Vernon Harris and Lewis Gilbert
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Charles Hatton
Unknown: Vernon Harris
Unknown: Lewis Gilbert
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Penny: Shelagh Kennedy
Laura Bishop, her mother: Shelagh Fraser
Nurse: Janet Burnell
Mr Braithwaile, senior surgeon: Arthur Ridley
Dr Carter: Lewis Stringer
Matthews, a laboratory assistant: Rolf Lefebvre
Policeman: Manning Wilson
Mrs Robinson: Pauline Henriques
George Robinson: Noel Vaz
Mr Wilberforce: John Turnbull
Harvev a butler: John Ruddock
Constable: Michael Turner
Inspector Lane: Edgar Norfolk
Sergeant Bellamy: Richard Waring
Tim Mahoney: T St John Barry
Dannv Marks: Roger Snowdon
Flash Harry: John Carol
Gunner: George Merritt
Chick: Kim Grant
Posh Charlie: Michael Turner
Mrs Cornelius: Elsa Palmer
Superintendent Travers: Eric Maturin
Sergeant Phillips: John Ruddock
Brenda de la Marr: Mavis Villiers
Captain Wilcox: George Merritt
Jackson(alias Freeman): Rolf Lefebvre
Eileen Jackson: Betty Baskcomb
Bret Martin: John Ruddock
Marie: Doris Gilmore
Mrs Steele: Janet Burnell

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
Jo tells
' The Adventures of Galldora '
Stories about Marybell's rag doll
1—' Galldora and the Witch's Ring '
Galldora was a home-made rag doll, with shoe-button eyes and a sewn-on mouth and black wool hair; but though she was home-made, Galldora could laugh and sing and cry just as well as any other doll.
5.20 For Children of Most Ages
* Jennings at School'
A series of plays by Anthony Buckeridge
1—' Jennings Takes Charge '
Produced by David Davis
One might think that the responsibility of being dormitory prefect was a pleasant one, calling for little exertion. That is what Jennings imagined, but when he took charge of Dormitory Four he reckoned without certain complications.

Contributors

Unknown: Younger Listeners
Unknown: Anthony Buckeridge
Produced By: David Davis
Jennings: Glyn Dearman
Darbishire: Henry Searle
Mr Carter: Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Wilkins: Wilfred Babbage
Venables: Douglas Hankin
Temple: Richard Bellaers

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed bv 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 Denis Dowling
Owen Brannigan

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Denis Dowling
Unknown: Owen Brannigan

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Cabbage-whites and Viruses: a new method of biological control by Kenneth M. Smith, F.R.s.
Director of The Virus Research Unit.
Agricultural Research Council,
Cambridge
This summer saw a tremendous invasion from the Continent of cabbage-white butterflies, whose caterpillars subsequently devastated crops of greens. Dr. Smith describes a recently discovered virus which may make possible the biological control of this troublesome pest.
Repeated on Saturday at 9.30 a.m.

Contributors

Control By: Kenneth M. Smith, F.R.S.

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Flora Nielsen (mezzo-soprano)
Frederick Stone (piano) Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola)
John Moore (cello)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House. London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit. Broadcasting House, London, W.l

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Flora Nielsen
Piano: Frederick Stone
Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: John Moore

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

A new series of domestic episodes by Sid Colin , Talbot Rothwell and George Wadmore
3—' Thank Your Lucky Stars '
The Peter Akister Players
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Sid Colin
Unknown: Talbot Rothwell
Produced By: Roy Speer
Mary: Diane Hart
Harold: Kenneth Connor
Miss Pursglove: Patricia Hayes
Marvin Kaltenbloomer: MacDonald Parke
Mr Faraday: Alexander Gauge
Night porter: Ron Moody

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , and 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

: PORTUGUESE SERENADE

William Gilman presents gramophone records of popular Portuguese music

Contributors

Unknown: William Gilman

: 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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