George Scott-Wood and his Accordion Band
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Conducted by Raymond Agoult
' The Power of God .
Reading from Romans 1
Reader, Marjorie Westbury
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Topical talk by Joan Storey
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Joseph Cooper (piano)
Stephen Manton (tenor) Clifton Helliwell (piano)
'Talk by Arthur Burleigh
Mr. Burleigh compares the games he played and the toys he had when he was a boy, with the amusements of his grandson today
MUSIC and MOVEMENT I: Marjorie Eele
Thy kingdom come, 0 God (BBC
New Every Morning. page 61
Psalm 145, vv. 1-13 (Broadcast psalter) Revelation 2. vv. 12-29
Hills of the North, rejoice (BBC H.B.
Jack Salisbury and his Salon Orchestra
RHYTHM AND MELODY: Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. The British Isles: a programme about the railways. Script by Allan Murray. ,
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Spuk! Wenn man von Gespenstern spricht. kommen sie in der Nacht. Eine gruselige Geschichle. Manuskript von Milo Sperber.
Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ
before a factory audience in Ilminster, Somerset
with The Kentones, Douglas Horner, Betty Driver and Wally Petersen, Cardew Robinson
The Ron Millington Trio
Introduced by Derek Jones
Produced by Brian Patten
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed bv a detailed forecast for South-East England
Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Hervey Alan
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies, Jack Crossley
Producer, Stanton Jefferies
ADVENTURES IN ENLISH. A Christmas Carol :a serial story from the book by Charles Dickens. Adapted by Sam Langdon. 2-' Christmas Present '
2.20 history I. Tudor People: 11-'Jesuit Priest: John Gerard. ' Script by Sam Langdon
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNtTY. Transport: 5—The Coming of the Aeroplane. Script by Chris Hanson
Andrew Porter introduces records presenting events In opera which happen in particular months of the year. 4-April
A play for radio by Jean Morris
Production by Michael Bakewell
An old man:
Pedlar of Songs
John Runge returns with his guitar
5.15 For Listeners of Most Ages
' Charter Pilot'
A new series of plays written by Gilbert Dalton
3—' Lights Out'
Produced by Peggy Bacon
Mike Dudley, the pilot:
Billy Perkins, his engineer:
Mrs Dudley, Mike's mother:
Angela, his sister:
Lieut Richard Dyson:
Captain Otto Sonberg:
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
A speaker with special knowledge comments on a subject of topical interest and importance
with stars and music of the past and present from home and abroad also a ' Back-stage call' to meet Dora Bryan
Produced by Derek Chinnery
A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Itches and Stings by H. O. J. Collier Ph.D. ,
Dr. Collier describes how nettles, wasps, and itching powder all inject into our skins certain chemicals-the very substances, curiously enough, that our bodies produce locally when injured.
H. O. J.
René Soames (tenor)
(harpsichord and piano)
The Macgibbon String Quartet:
Margot Maegibbon (violin)
Lorraine du Val (violin)
Jean Stewart (viola) Lilly Phillips (cello)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit. Broadcasting House, London, W.l.
by Alistair Cooke
A new series of domestic episodes by Sid Colin , Talbot Rothwell and George Wadmore
8—' It Should Happen to a Dog'
The Peter Aklster Players
Produced by Roy Speer
A discussion about individual liberty and the power of the State between
C. J. Hamson
Professor of Comparative Law in the University of Cambridge
R. M. Jackson , LL.D.
F. Elwyn Jones, Q.C., M.P.
J. E. S. Simon, Q.C, M.P.
Chairman, Norman Fisher
The speakers consider whether civil liberties are being undermined by the exercise of ministerial powers and the decisions of special tribunals, and whether there should be more effective Parliamentary control in these matters. They also ask the question whether the public should have more opportunity to seek redress through the courts.
Chappie D'Amato introduces some of this month's new records
First of two programmes by John Hawgood
Professor of Modern History in the University of Birmingham
Professor Hawgood talks about the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark , 150 years ago, to explore the headwaters of the Missouri river and to map a practicable route to the Pacific Ocean. The talk is illustrated by readings from the new edition of 'The Journals of Lewis and Clark' edited by Bernard DeVoto.
followed by late weather forecast for land areas
A review of today's overseas commodity and financial news and the London Stock Market closing report