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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

The Luton Band
Conductor, Albert Coupe

Contributors

Conductor: Albert Coupe

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THE PAVILION ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Sidney Bowman and the Billy Mayerl Rhythm Ensemble

Contributors

Conducted By: Sidney Bowman
Unknown: Billy Mayerl

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

From Many Lands
Talk by the Rev. F. Townley Lord , D.D.
3-Norway launched a new Viking

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. F. Townley Lord

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MARKET INTELLIGENCE

A midweek bulletin of food news
Compiled by Louise Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: RECITAL

Raymond Holder and Audrey Hayward (two pianos)
(First performance in this country)

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Holder
Unknown: Audrey Hayward

: PORTRAIT OF AN ISLAND

by Margaret Fay Shaw
Every island is a world in itself, and the British Isles contain more than four hundred and fifty of them. Margaret Shaw 's home is on one of the smallest still inhabited in the Hebrides, and in this talk she describes the pattern of life of its inhabitants. ' The great blessing of this island,' she says, ' is peace. We rarely hear the sound of a plane, and the only traffic to fear on the road is the slow tractor. We are not governed by time.'

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Fay Shaw
Unknown: Margaret Shaw

: This Week's Composer

Records of some of his instrumental music, including the St. Anne Fugue for organ

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Sing, 0 sing, this blessed morn (BBC
H.B. 59)
New Every Morning, page 90
Carol: Now the holly bears a berry St. Matthew 5, vv. 17-26
Behold, the great Creator makes himself a house of clay (BBC H.B. 44)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Syd Dean and his Band
(Syd Dean and his Band are appearing at theRegentBallroom,Brighton)

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Dean
Unknown: Syd Dean

: RECITAL

Mattiwilda Dobbs (soprano)
Gerald Moore (piano)
Pierre Fournier (cello)
Wilhelm Backhaus (piano) on gramophone records
Songs: Die Entziickung an Laura:
Nacht und Traume; Heidenroslein (Schubert)
Sonata No. 1, in E minor (Brahms) Songs:
Clair de lune (Faure)
Si mes vers avaient des ailes! (Hahn) Le colibri; La cigale (Chausson)

Contributors

Piano: Gerald Moore
Cello: Pierre Fournier
Piano: Wilhelm Backhaus

: Ludwig Koch introduces HAYDN'S FLUTE CLOCKS

and visits the famous School of St. Thomas in Leipzig of which Johann Sebastian Bach was
Cantor
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Sebastian Bach
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: SPINNING TOPS

Len Marten introduces records of some of the ' Tops ' in the world of entertainment

Contributors

Introduces: Len Marten

: FARM FARE

An agricultural weekly
Topical talks of interest to farmers and country people News commentary by Robert Henriques
Introduced by George Villiers

Contributors

Commentary By: Robert Henriques
Introduced By: George Villiers

: The Weather

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

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: ON THE BRIGHTER SIDE

Records by popular bands from both sides of the Atlantic
Introduced by David Jacobs

Contributors

Introduced By: David Jacobs

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

Schola Cantorum of Wellington
Conductor, Stanley Oliver
Symphony Orchestra of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service
Conductor, James Robertson Poem by Alan Curnow
Narrator, William Austin
(Recording made available by courtesy of the New Zealand Broadcasting Service and previously broadcast on Dominion Day, September 26, in the BBC's General Overseas Service)

Contributors

Conductor: James Robertson
Narrator: Alan Curnow
Narrator: William Austin

: ' THE TUNNEL ESCAPE'

Wednesday Matinee
Double Bill by Eric Roberts

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Roberts
Galbraith: William Simons
Fish: Julian Yardley
Headmaster: James Thomason
Miss Benson: Molly Rankin

: 'THE PETITION'

by Margot Bryant
Adapted by Peggy Wells s produced by Michael Bakewell

Contributors

Unknown: Margot Bryant
Adapted By: Peggy Wells
Produced By: Michael Bakewell
Pickles: Rolf Lefebvre
Mrs Windermere: Marjorie Mars
Mr Humphrey: Arthur Ridley
Max: Anthony Lang
Bob Fawcett: Jeffrey Segal
His Lordship: Martin Lewis
Phillip Humphrey: Manning Wilson
George Windermere: Hamilton Dyce

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Christchurch Priory,
Hampshire
Confession; Absolution; the Lord's
Prayer
Versicles and Responses Psalms 22 and 23 First Lesson: Isaiah 66, vv. 1-9 Magnificat (Sumsion in G)
Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 2, v. 17, to 3, v. 13
Nunc dimittis (Sumsion in G) Creed; Suffrages; Collects
Anthem: The Shepherds had an Angel (Harold Darke )
Prayers; the Grace
Organ Voluntary: Fantasia in G (Bach)
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Geoffrey Tristram

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Darke
Unknown: Geoffrey Tristram

: INDIAN SUMMER

Advice and entertainment for retired people and for older people generally
My Best Christmas Story: a selection from the stories sent in by listeners
Keeping Warm: a doctor gives some advice for cold weather
Presented by Richard Baker

Contributors

Presented By: Richard Baker

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Older Children
* Counterspy'
A new serial by John Darran featuring security officers Greg Vaughan and ' Rocky ' Mountain in their latest assignment, The Jupiter Case'
1-'Jet Fury '
Production by Lorraine Davies

Contributors

Unknown: John Darran
Unknown: Greg Vaughan
Production By: Lorraine Davies
Lt -Cmdr Gregory Vaughan R N: John Darran
James Mountain: Michael Aspel
Dr John Laugharne: Philip Phillips
Major Stenton: Norman Wynne
Grigson: Brlnley Jenkins
Commentator: Leonard Mayo

: Children's Hour prayers

Four talks for the New Year by Clifford Othen 1-' Losing Time '

Contributors

Unknown: Clifford Othen

: The Weather

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

: HOME AFFAIRS

A comment on the home news
Speaker, Tom Driberg

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Driberg

: COUNTRY DANCING

A Country Dance Party with Frances Kitching (soprano) Arthur Marshall (melodeon) and the Birmingham Square Dance Band
Introduced by Kenneth Clark

Contributors

Soprano: Frances Kitching
Soprano: Arthur Marshall
Introduced By: Kenneth Clark

: ' A LIFE OF BLISS'

George Cole
Diana Churchill , Colin Gordon in Episode 12
Script written by Godfrey Harrtson
(Continued in next column)
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: Diana Churchill
Unknown: Colin Gordon
Written By: Godfrey Harrtson
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Penny Gay: Petula Clark
Mrs Griffin: Gladys Henson
Psyche, the dog: Percy Edwards

: Issues in Industry: 1: The Shop Steward

Five discussions on questions facing trade unionists today
Len Downing
A member of the Amalgamated Engineering Union and a convenor of shop stewards in a Midland rubber factory
Frank McDonagh
A member of the National Committee of the engineering section of the Transport and General Workers' Union, who works in a Coventry motor factory
Asa Briggs
Professor of Modern History in the University of Leeds, formerly Reader in recent Social and Economic History in the University of Oxford
Changes in organisation and in methods constantly give industry new problems to solve. Until fresh principles are agreed and established, these problems tend to recur again and again as causes of industrial unrest.
In each of the programmes of this series, two trade unionists and an economic historian discuss one of the principles which has been at stake in recent industrial disputes.
Asa Briggs writes on page 5
Next Wednesday - Redundancy

Contributors

Unknown: Len Downing
Unknown: Frank McDonagh
Unknown: Asa Briggs

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Alfred Wallenstein
Part 1 Norman Dello Joio, who is descended from a long line of Italian musicians, was born in New York in 1913. His Variations, Chaconne, and Finale, written in 1947, won the 1948-9 award of the New York Music Critics Circle in the field of orchestral music. H.R.

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Alfred Wallenstein

: SCIENCE AND THE ART OF LIVING

Three talks on the impact which science has made and may make on common ideas of life and how to live . by Sir Geoffrey Vickers , v.C.
1-'Man and Society '
Is science concerned only with how the world works, or can it offer us clues to the art of living? The first of these talks suggests that scientific knowledge is changing our ideas about our own nature-and therefore changing our behaviour-much more than we think.
In his second talk, next Wednesday at 10.5 p.m., Sir Geoffrey Vickers will consider how far scientific ideas of con-trot, as applied, for example, to machines, throw light on the behaviour of men and societies.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Vickers
Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Vickers

: VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES

(soprano) with Gerald Moore (piano) on gramophone records
E se un giorno tornasse; Stornellatrice (Respighi)
Seven Spanish popular songs (Falla)
El paño moruno; Seguidilla murci ana; Asturiana; Jota; Nana; Canci6n;
Polo Pano murciano; El Vito (trad., arr.
Nin)

Contributors

Piano: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Seguidilla Murci
Unknown: Polo Pano
Unknown: El Vito

: TAWBY

Talk by H. F. Blandford
The story of a tawny owl, which is entirely free to roam at will and yet is completely tame.
(The recorded broadcast of July 22)

Contributors

Talk By: H. F. Blandford

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MARKET TRENDS

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








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