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: Bright and Early

Falkman and his Apache Band

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra

(Leader. William McInulty)
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: William McInulty
Conductor: David Curry

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' The Word became Flesh '
Talk by Robert Crossett
The ' Dead Hand'

Contributors

Talk By: Robert Crossett

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Frank Chacksfield and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Chacksfield

: MOZART and SCHUMANN

played by Leonard Dight (violin) Eiluned Davies (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Leonard Dight
Piano: Eiluned Davies

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Breathe on me, breath of God (S.P.
458; A. and M. 671: C.H. 194; P. and H. 94: Tune. Carlisle)
Interlude: ' The Struggle Against
Oppression '
Prayers; the Prayer of St. Ignatius
Loyola; the Lord's Prayer
For all the saints (S.P. 202; A. and M. 437; C.H. 220; P. and H. 95. all omitting vv. 4. 6, 8: Tune, Sine Nomine)
Blessing

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interval music
10.0 EARLY STAGES IN FRENCH. A programme in simple French, in which listeners are invited to take an active part. Script by Sonia Windsor . (BBC recording)
Scene: Un cadeau de Noël. Pierre brings his mother a welcome surprise.

Contributors

Script By: Sonia Windsor

: THE DAILY SERVICE

0 heavenly Word. eternal Light (BBC
Hymn Book 37)
New Every Morning, page 76 Psalm 130 (Broadcast Psalter) Revelation 5, vv. 1-14
Lead us. heavenly Father, lead us
(BBC Hymn Book 307)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Frank Baron and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Baron

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

music AND MOVEMENT i, by Marjorie Eele
11.20 GENERAL SCIENCE. End of Term Quiz. Pencils and paper are needed for this programme.
11.40 RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. Moral Choice. 12-' Some Outstanding Questions.' The Bishop of Bristol, the Rt. Rev. F. A. Cockin D.D., speaks about the nature of the authority to which Christians appeal in moral action.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: TARRY WITH PARRY

for twenty-five minutes of gramophone records introduced by Harry Parry

Contributors

Introduced By: Harry Parry

: Workers' Playtime

from a canteen in Croydon, Surrey
with Phil Phillips, Stan Stennett, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Derek Roy
James Moody (piano) Bert Weedon (guitar) Max Abrams (drums)

Contributors

Unknown: Phil Phillips
Comedian: Stan Stennett
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Derek Roy
Pianist: James Moody
Guitarist: Bert Weedon
Drummer: Max Abrams
Presented by: Bill Gates

: The Weather

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

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Mary Stocks
Richard Crossman M.P. ,
Malcolm Muggeridge
The Rt. Hon. Walter Elliot M.P.
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
From Winsley Chest Hospital, near Bath

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Stocks
Unknown: Richard Crossman M.P.
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Walter Elliot M.P.
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES AND RHYMES. The Christmas Rose': an Italian legend retold for broadcasting by Irene Gass
2.20 SENIOR ENGLISH II. Tobias and the Angel ': scenes from the play by James Bridie. Arranged for broadcasting by Sam Langdon. Part 3
2.40 NATURE CALENDAR.
2.45 NATURE Quiz. Pencils and paper are needed for this programme.

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Irene Gass
Play By: James Bridie.
Unknown: Sam Langdon.
Sara: Gwen Cherrell
Raguel: Maurice Denham
Tobias: John Stockbridge
Raphael: John Westbrook
Anna: Mary O'Farrell
Tobit: Eliot Makeham
Narrator: Peter Hoar

: Rugby Union Football

OXFORD v.
CAMBRIDGE
See top of page and page 6

: VARIETY MATINEE

with Jen Southern, Ben Light
Harry Dawson. Eamonn Andrews
Monty Norman , Anne Shelton
Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Ben Light
Unknown: Harry Dawson.
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Unknown: Monty Norman
Unknown: Anne Shelton
Unknown: Ken MacKintosh

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by John Summerson
Radio: Peter de Francia
Book: C. V. Wedgwood
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Richard Findlater

Contributors

Conducted By: John Summerson
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Richard Findlater

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
Once Upon a Time ...
Fairy Tales from Norway by Peter Christen Asbjornsen translated by H. L. Braekstad and told by David
5—' Hans, who made the Princess laugh'
and ' The Cormorants of Udrost '
5.25 For Listeners of All Ages
Children's Newsreel
December Edition
Here and There
General news by Alan Dixon London News by Nan Macdonald
Sports News by Kenneth Wolstenholme
This Month in Your Garden by Fred Loads
Countrywide Reports from Children's Newsreel observers
Edited and introduced by John Musgrave

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Christen Asbjornsen
Translated By: H. L. Braekstad
Unknown: Alan Dixon
Unknown: Nan MacDonald
Unknown: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Garden By: Fred Loads
Introduced By: John Musgrave

: The Weather

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

: FARMING TODAY

The Meat Industry Today by J. H. Rodmell
The Smithfield Fatstock Show opened in London yesterday. Mr. Jack H. Rodmell , President of the National Federation of Meat Traders' Associations, talks about the present situation in the meat industry from the butchers' point of view, and in particular their relationship with the farmer and the housewife. He is interviewed by Clifford Selly , Agricultural Correspondent of The Observer.

Contributors

Unknown: J. H. Rodmell
Unknown: Mr. Jack H. Rodmell
Unknown: Clifford Selly

: BALLROOM MELODIES

in strict tempo played by Syd Dean and his Band

Contributors

Played By: Syd Dean

: Northern Variety Parade presents SPOTLIGHT

On Comedy:
Ted Lune
On Sport:
Tony Fayne and David Evans
On Song:
Les Howard , Sheila Buxton and the Raymond Woodhead Choir
On Music:
The Three Grands
Augmented
BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Sketch material by Jack Bradley and Ray Davies
Introduced by Roger Moffat
Produced by Eric Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Ted Lune
Unknown: Tony Fayne
Unknown: David Evans
Unknown: Les Howard
Unknown: Sheila Buxton
Unknown: Raymond Woodhead
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Jack Bradley
Unknown: Ray Davies
Introduced By: Roger Moffat
Produced By: Eric Miller

: GOLD COAST EXPERIMENT

The story of the Gold Coast's march toward independence within the British Commonwealth
Written and narrated by Matthew Halton
Produced by Maurice Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Halton
Produced By: Maurice Brown

: THE GOON SHOW

with Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe , Spike Milligan
The Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Announcer. Wallace Greenslade
Script by Spike Milligan
Production by Peter Eton

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Max Geldray
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Announcer: Wallace Greenslade
Script By: Spike Milligan
Production By: Peter Eton

: AT HOME AND ABROAD

A twice-weekly survey of current affairs
Speakers in the studio in London and from regional and overseas centres contribute news and views on the issues of today and tomorrow

: BRAHMS

Magelone Lieder , Op. 33
Keinen hat es noch gereut
Traun! Bogen und Pfeil sind gut fUr den Feind
So willst du des Armen
War es dir, dem diese Lippen bebten Wir miissen uns trennen
Ruhe, SUssliebchen
Muss es eine Trennung geben Wie froh und frisch
Treue Liebe dauert lange sung by Bernhard Sonnerstedt (baritone) with Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Magelone Lieder
Baritone: Bernhard Sonnerstedt

: THE ARCHAEOLOGIST

Your questions answered by Glyn Daniel
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Stuart Piggott
Produced by John Irving
If you have a question on a general archaeological matter which you would like to submit to the panel, please send it on a postcard addressed to ' The Archaeologist,' BBC, Plymouth.

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Daniel
Unknown: Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Unknown: Stuart Piggott
Produced By: John Irving

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land area*

: MARKET TRENDS

A review of today's overseas commodity and financial news. and the London Stock Market closing report








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