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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Arwel Hughes

Contributors

Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

The Rev. Wilfrid Garlick , Vicar of St. George's, Stockport, reads and explains a passage from the Bible

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Wilfrid Garlick

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news
Compiled by Louise Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: SOMEONE AT THE DOOR

by Elizabeth Fraser
When you answer the door and find someone who wants to ask you a lot of questions, you are probably taking part in a social survey.' Elizabeth Fraser, an Aberdeen psychologist, describes how it feels to be that someone on the doorstep.

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Fraser

: RECITAL

Michael Langdon (bass)
Josephine Lee (piano)
Margaret Major (viola) Dorothy Manley (piano)

Contributors

Bass: Michael Langdon
Piano: Josephine Lee
Viola: Margaret Major
Piano: Dorothy Manley

: This Week's Composer

RICHARD STRAUSS
Records of his Oboe Concerto

: THE DAILY SERVICE

The race that long in darkness pined
(BBC H.B. 496)
New Every Morning, page 37 Psalm 122 (Broadcast Psalter) Acts 23. vv. 1-11
Jesu, thou joy of loving hearts
(BBC H.B. 323)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ian Stewart and his Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Stewart

: OUT OF TERM

' Who Likes Potatoes ? ' Parmentier, a French scientist (1737-1813) persuades his king and his country to change their diet. Script by Rhoda Power

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power

: MENAHEM PRESSLER

(piano)
Le petit ane blanc: Le vieux mendiant; La marchande d'eau fraiche (Histoirps) (Ibert) on gramophone records

: 'ALLAN QUATERMAIN'

by H. Rider Haggard
(to be read in twenty instalments) Abridged by Jocelyn Bradford
Read by Derek Birch
10— 'A Language Lesson '

Contributors

Unknown: H. Rider Haggard
Abridged By: Jocelyn Bradford
Read By: Derek Birch

: Cricket FOURTH TEST MATCH

England v. Australia
Second day
Commentaries by Rex Alston , John Arlott , and Michael Charl ton, with summaries by E. W. Swanton
From Old Trafford, Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Michael Charl

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz with Robin Richmond , Bob Andrews
Shirley Abicair , Cardew Robinson
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown: Robin Richmond
Unknown: Bob Andrews
Unknown: Shirley Abicair
Unknown: Cardew Robinson
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: THE LAUGHTERMAKERS

A light-hearted enquiry in which famous stars of modern comedy step out of character and discuss their personal approach to the serious business of dispensing the precious commodity of laughter
4-The Art of Al Read
Script by Gale Pedrick
Production by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Script By: Gale Pedrick
Production By: Tom Ronald

: DILL JONES

at the piano

: THE VOICE OF HOWARD KEEL

on gramophone records

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

from St. Saviour's Hall,
Westgate

: ISLAND OF A HUNDRED BAYS

by Leonard Clark
The island of Sark has held him bewitched since he first went there five years ago, says Mr. Clark, 'A poet I knew, also Sark-bewitched, used to assert that Paradise was wrongly named.'

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Clark

: THE MARCEL MULE SAXOPHONE QUARTET

Three Pieces (Scarlatti, arr. Pierné) Scherzo (Schumann, arr. Mule)
Finale (Saxophone Quartet) (Glazunov) on gramophone records

: Leo Genn with Ronald Simpson in * TO LET '

by John Galsworthy
Part 1

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Jewel of the Jungle'
A serial play in four episodes from the book by Irene Byers
Adapted by Denis Constanduros 4
—' Surprises All Round '
Produced by Mollie Austin
Poor old Spinks has failed to produce the yellow sweet-pea he has wanted all his life. He has taken it hardly and is inclined to blame Tony for the trouble. Tony's lilies have recovered from their limp state and the results of Sally's sacrifice of horse meat are really quite staggering. Will Tony's hopes be realised?
5.30 For Listeners of Most Ages
Home for the Holidays
4-Wild Life
A series of four programmes in which ' B.B.,' Roy McCarthy, Phil Drabble, and Bill Oakley suggest ways of spending a day during the holidays
Produced by Graham Gauld

Contributors

Book By: Irene Byers
Adapted By: Denis Constanduros
Produced By: Mollie Austin
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Tony: David Enders
Melissa: Angela Brooking
Sally: Hilda Schroder
Mrs Bradshaw: Sheila Mitchell
Mr Mariott: Ronald Baddiley
Pringle: Irene Hall
Mr Collins: Norman Tyrrell
Charlie Briggs: Harold Reese
Mr Spinks: George Holloway
George Casey: Denis Raymond
Mr Bestlake: Peter Wilde
Nurse: Brenda Hamilton
Narrator: Douglas Leach

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: SPORT

Today's results and weekend preview
Introduced by John Snagge

Contributors

Introduced By: John Snagge

: 'I'VE BROUGHT MY MUSIC'

Kathleen Peck (soprano) with Josephine Lee (piano) sings old-time ballads by lady composers
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Soprano: Kathleen Peck
Piano: Josephine Lee
Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: A GREAT MAN'S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY

Talk by the Rev. John Huxtable
To celebrate his seventieth birthday, Karl Barth was invited to London and presented with a book written in his honour. He spoke about the changes in Christian thinking since he first came to England nearly thirty years ago. John Huxtable talks of Barth and his view of the changes that have come about.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Huxtable

: BLACKPOOL NIGHT

A visit to the seaside to join stars from the world of show business
Introduced by Jack Watson with Reginald Dixon
The George Mitchell Singers
Augmented
BBC Northern Variety Orchestra conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Eric Miller

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack Watson
Unknown: Reginald Dixon
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Eric Miller

: 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

: THESE FOOLISH THINGS

Remind you of what?
Roy Plomley invites a reply from
Barbara Kelly
Gilbert Harding
Nancy Spain
Rene Cutforth
Milton Shulman
Eric Maschwitz
Based on an idea by Nancy Spain
Produced by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Barbara Kelly
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Unknown: Nancy Spain
Unknown: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Milton Shulman
Unknown: Eric Maschwitz
Unknown: Nancy Spain
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: THE FRIDAY RECITAL

Vivian Joseph (cello)
Margaret Chamberlain (piano)

Contributors

Cello: Vivian Joseph
Piano: Margaret Chamberlain

: 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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