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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Callenders Works Band
Conductor, C. A. Walters

Contributors

Conductor: C. A. Walters

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ANTON

and his Orchestra

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

'We're only human! '
Father Gordon Albion reflects on Contradictoriness with reference to the book of Job

Contributors

Unknown: Father Gordon Albion

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news to guide the household shopper
Compiled by Louise Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: BA BE BI

by George O'Halloran
In teaching the Mandinka people of the Gambia to read Mr. O'Halloran hit upon an original and rewarding method, and also found that he had written a dictionary.

Contributors

Unknown: George O'Halloran

: RECITAL

Beryl Hatt (soprano) Ernest Lush (piano)
.^- Lionel Solomon (flute)
Arthur Sandford (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Beryl Hatt
Piano: Ernest Lush
Flute: Lionel Solomon
Piano: Arthur Sandford

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Lycurgus the Spartan.' Script by Rhoda Power.

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

I heard the voice of Jesus say (BBC
H.B. 143)
New Every Morning, page 22
Psalm 27, part 1 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 6, w. 28-40
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(BBC H.B. 142)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Bill Savill and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Savill

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II, by Marjorie Eele.
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS II
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. Une journée dans la vie d'un courtisan de Louis XIV. Texte de Raymond Picard.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele.
Unknown: Raymond Picard.

: Bill Sutton recalls VANISHING VOICES

and plays records of artists who are no longer with us

: FARM FARE

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

Contributors

Commentary By: Clifford Selly
Introduced By: George Villiers

: The Weather

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

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: ROUND-BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. Wales: Round 2

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S join IN. The Bear who played the Cymbals.' A short story by Ninette Dutton , arranged for broadcasting by Jean Sutcliife. 1—' Life in the woods.' Music by Ann Driver
2.20 ADVENTURES IN music. Haydn: a dramatic programme. Script by Roger Fiske
2.40 HISTORY 111. ' Bakewell.' Script by R. J. White

Contributors

Story By: Ninette Dutton
Unknown: Jean Sutcliife.
Music By: Ann Driver
Script By: Roger Fiske
Script By: R. J. White

: Wednesday Matinee Double Bill ' GRANTHAM'S OUTING'

by David Turner
Other parts played by Molly Batpman. Peggy Hughes
Harry Stubbs , and Frank Veasey
Produced by Peter Dews

Contributors

Unknown: David Turner
Played By: Molly Batpman.
Played By: Peggy Hughes
Unknown: Harry Stubbs
Unknown: Frank Veasey
Produced By: Peter Dews
Brenda: Judith Hackett
Eve Trencham: Eileen Barry
Fred Bellamy: Garth Murray
Roy Burton: Derek Hart
Arthur Hiscox: Philip Garston-Jones
Mr Grantham: Roger Milner
Miss Taylor: Judith Bradshaw
Mr Gilbert: Michael Shaw

: Racing at Newmarket

Cheveley Park Stakes
A race for two-year-old fillies run over a distance of six furlongs
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning assisted by Tom E. Webster as race-reader
From Newmarket racecourse

Contributors

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

: Wednesday Matinee (cont.): Inquest on Monday

by Mark Bevan

Contributors

Writer: Mark Bevan
Producer: Peter Dews
An old gentleman: Roger Milner
A young woman: Judith Bradshaw
A young man: Derek Hart
An American: Harry Towb
A policeman: Michael Shaw

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Bristol Cathedral
Sentence; Confession; Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses (Bristol use) Psalm 18
First Lesson: Job 18, w. 1-8 and 16-21 Magnificat (John Blow in F)
Second Lesson: St. Luke 5, w. 1-16 Nunc dimittis (John Blow in F) Creed; Suffrages; Collects
Anthem: The eyes of all wait upon thee (W. H. Harris )
Prayers
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Clifford Harker

Contributors

Unknown: H. Harris
Unknown: Clifford Harker

: INDIAN SUMMER

Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally, and a meeting-place on the air for those concerned for their welfare
My Second Job: At the age of seventy-one, May Hankey takes on a temporary job as a chauffeuse
Helping your doctor to help you: A physician advises you not to worry unduly
Presented by Richard Baker

Contributors

Presented By: Richard Baker

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' The Would-Be-Goods by E. Nesbit
Told in eight episodes by David
1—' Jungle Book '
E. Nesbit , one of the best writers for children of her time, wrote many books, of which The Treasure Seekers ' and 'The Would-Be-Goods' are undoubtedly among the best. These eight stories are told in the first person, with David as Oswald Bastable , the narrator.
5.20 For Listeners of All Ages
' Mission for Oliver'
The adventures of a Drummer Boy of the 111th Foot
A serial play in six episodes by David Scott Daniell
1— 'A letter for Signor Zucconi'
Other parts played by Leslie Bowmar , Arnold Peters
Arthur Webb , and Peter Wilde with Winifred Irvin (piccolo)
Produced by Peggy Bacon
(A new production of the serial originally broadcast in 1951) David Scott Daniell writes on page 8
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
Conducted by the Rev. R. T. Brooks

Contributors

Unknown: E. Nesbit
Unknown: E. Nesbit
Unknown: Oswald Bastable
Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Played By: Leslie Bowmar
Played By: Arnold Peters
Unknown: Arthur Webb
Unknown: Peter Wilde
Unknown: Winifred Irvin
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Unknown: Rev. R. T. Brooks
Oliver Crow: William Simons
Ensign Peter Boscawen: Leslie Dunn
Sergeant Trott: Jack Holloway
Polly Trott: Heather Styles
Private Pilchard: Denis Folwell
Farquhar: Chris Gittins
Heythorpe: Jack May

: The Weather

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

: TOWN AND COUNTRY

A programme for listeners in the South-East of England
6.15 Local news
6.25 Today's sport
6.30 Reports and comments

: COUNTRY DANCING

Country Ceili
Join dancers to the music of the McCusker Brothers' Ceili Band with songs by Annie Gray
Kenny Thompson (accordion)
Master of Ceremonies, Jack Sloane
Produced by Sam Denton
From Desertmartin , Co. Derry

Contributors

Songs By: Annie Gray
Accordion: Kenny Thompson
Unknown: Jack Sloane
Produced By: Sam Denton
Produced By: From Desertmartin

: THE BOB HOPE SHOW

starring Bob Hope with his special guests:
Claire Trevor and Jerry Colonna

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Claire Trevor
Unknown: Jerry Colonna

: Truth and Fiction: 2: People: The Creation of Character

Three talks by Elizabeth Bowen
Elizabeth Bowen has chosen three aspects of the novelist's craft - story, people, and time - to exemplify her own beliefs about the art of fiction and what the reader should expect from the novelist. The three talks will analyse and define the novelist's 'truth.'

From story and theme, Elizabeth Bowen goes on this week to discuss the people and the means that the novelist uses to give them life and to 'engage' them in the plot. She shows how the two main methods of doing this - analysis and dialogue - have been used, and how they have altered, in novels written over the last 150 years. Her illustrations are taken from works of Henry James, Dorothy Richardson, Jane Austen, E.M. Forster, and Ivy Compton-Burnett.
Illustrations read by Arthur Ridley, Robert Sansom, and Marjorie Mars

Contributors

Presenter: Elizabeth Bowen
Reader: Arthur Ridley
Reader: Robert Sansom
Reader: Marjorie Mars

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Harry Danks (viola)
BBC Women's Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Norman Del Mar

Contributors

Viola: Harry Danks
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: OUR PRESENT DISCONTENTS

Are these, as Burke believed, ' The common disposition of the greatest part of mankind,' or is the future of the British people really in the balance? Asa Briggs explores the situation in a series of five broadcasts.
I-The Continual Crisis
Speakers:
Asa Briggs
Professor of Modern History in the University of Leeds
Malcolm Muggeridge
Editor of Punch
Donald Tyerman
Editor of The Economist
Professor Briggs argues that exhortation has failed as a means of solving our economic difficulties, which are much more deep-seated than is usually admitted. They can only be mastered by greatly increasing output or reducing our commitments.

Contributors

Unknown: Asa Briggs
Unknown: Asa Briggs
Unknown: Donald Tyerman

: WILLIAM BAINES

(1899-1922)
Josephine Veasey
(mezzo-soprano)
Robert Keys (piano)
Preludes for piano:
Prelude in C; Ebbing Tide; Shade Imagery
Songs:
Fountains; By the Sea; The Vigil; Morning
Preludes for piano:
Wind Sprites; Lullaby; Eroica
(all first broadcast performances)
William Baines , a Yorkshire boy who by force of circumstance hardly left his native county and whose sparse musical training was entirely local, was the composer of more than forty published piano pieces before his untimely death in 1922. All are more than promising, many remarkable, and in an individual idiom which after thirty years has not dated. The pieces to be broadcast are selected from some two hundred remaining in manuscript. Robert Keys

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Josephine Veasey
Unknown: William Baines

: THE GREAT SIEGE

A dramatised account, based on contemporary narratives and reports, of Gibraltar's last and longest siege, which started in June 1779 and lasted for more than three-and-a-half years
Script by Philip McCutchan
Production by Maurice Brown with Peter Augustine.
Raf de la Torre , Noel Dryden Richard George Ernest Jay , John Glyn-Jones
Kenneth McClellan , Edgar Norfolk
Ian Sadler , Ralph Truman and Anthony Woodruff

Contributors

Script By: Philip McCutchan
Production By: Maurice Brown
Unknown: Peter Augustine.
Unknown: Raf de La Torre
Unknown: Noel Dryden
Unknown: Richard George
Unknown: Ernest Jay
Unknown: John Glyn-Jones
Unknown: Kenneth McClellan
Unknown: Edgar Norfolk
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Ralph Truman
Unknown: Anthony Woodruff
General Eliott: Arthur Young
Capt John Drinkwater: Richard Mayes

: News Summary

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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