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: Bright and Early

Frank Baron and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Baron

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon

Contributors

Musicians: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

A series of talks on The Lord's Prayer by the Rev. Maurice Wood
4-Give Us

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Maurice Wood

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ABOUT THE HOUSE

Answers to this week's questions from listeners about household problems

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor, Vilem Tausky

Contributors

Conductor: Vilem Tausky

: 'GO LAUGHINGLY'

by Charles Kenny
During a holiday on the Black Sea coast, Mr. Kenny visited a semi-tropical part of Turkey. He talks of the mountainous scenery and the way of life of the people who live in the area between the Turkish port of Trabzon and the high Caucasus mountains. Travellers there greet each other with a phrase which means ' go laughingly.'

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Kenny

: RECITAL

Jan van der Gucht (tenor)
Clifton Holliwell (harpsichord) .
Maxwell Ward (viola)
Ruth Dyson (harpsichord)

Contributors

Tenor: Jan van Der Gucht
Harpsichord: Clifton Holliwell
Viola: Maxwell Ward
Harpsichord: Ruth Dyson

: This Week's Composer

MENDELSSOHN
Records of some of his piano music

: THE DAILY SERVICE

0 Lord, how deep. how broad, how high (BBC H B. 73)
New Every Morning, page 11
Psalm 103. vv. 1-12 (Broadcast psalter) 1 Corinthians 2, v. 14, to 3. v. 9
0 for a faith that will not shrink
(BBC H.B 3101

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Salisbury and his Salon Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Salisbury

: EDMUNDO ROS

and his Latin-American Orchestra

: FAMILY PORTRAITS

Out on a Limb by C. V. Wedgwood
Josiah Wedgwood , the famous eighteenth-century potter, was the youngest of thirteen children. His great-great-great-granddaughter, C. V. Wedgwood , describes some of the aspirations and traditions of an industrial family which has always looked with special favour on younger sons.

Contributors

Unknown: C. V. Wedgwood
Unknown: Josiah Wedgwood
Unknown: C. V. Wedgwood

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

From a factory in Torquay, Devon with Arthur English , Rosemary Squires
Arnie Kitson , Harry Locke
Geoffrey Head (piano)
Colin Hawke (double-bass)
Jack Toogood (guitar)
Introduced by Derek Jones Produced by Brian Patten

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur English
Unknown: Rosemary Squires
Unknown: Arnie Kitson
Unknown: Harry Locke
Piano: Geoffrey Head
Double-Bass: Colin Hawke
Guitar: Jack Toogood
Introduced By: Derek Jones
Produced By: Brian Patten

: The Weather

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

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
William Dickie (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies. Len Head
Producer. Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: William Dickie
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Producer: Eric Arden

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: VIGNETTES FROM FRENCH OPERA

First of a series of gramophone programmes presented by Martin Cooper and including, this week, an excerpt from Massenet's ' Manon '

Contributors

Presented By: Martin Cooper

: Sebastian Shaw Frances Rowe and Richard Williams in 'ESCAPADE'

by Roger MacDougall
Adapted by Cynthia Pughe
Produced by Norman Wright

Contributors

Unknown: Roger MacDougall
Adapted By: Cynthia Pughe
Produced By: Norman Wright
Walters: Haydn Jones
John Hampden: Sebastian Shaw
Sir Harold Cookham: Morris Sweden
Stella Hampden: Frances Rowe
Mrs Hampden: Una Venning
Peter Henderson: Trevor Martin
Dr Skillingworth: Richard Williams
Miss Betts: Kathleen Helme
Paton: John Rogers
Daventry: Brian Smith
Andrew Deeson: Norman Wynne

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' More Tales of Pebblings Village'
A new series of stories by Modwena Sedgwick told by David
1 —' All on a Summer's Day '
(Mrs. Henry's Garden)
5.20 For Children of Most Ages
' Jennings at School' *
A series of plays by Anthony Buckeridge
1—' Jennings and the Gift of Tongues ' or ' La Plume de la Tante de Jennings '
Produced by David Davis
To qualify for a fountain pen from his aunt, Jennings has to be top in French. Enter Henri, the genuine (French) article. But with Jennings, if you put two and two together, it doesn't always make four-or quatre, as Henri would say ...

Contributors

Stories By: Modwena Sedgwick
Unknown: Anthony Buckeridge
Produced By: David Davis
Jennings: Peter Asher
Darbishire: Nigel Anthony
Mr Carter: Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Wilkins: Wilfred Babbage
Venables: Julian Yardley
Temple: Andrew Irvine
Henri Dubois: John Stirling

: 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

: AMONG MY SOUVENIRS

A fantasy for two pianos by Rawicz and Landauer
This week:
Music from Spain

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Frederick Soddy
1877-1956
Talk by Norman Feather , F.R.S.
Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh
Frederick Soddy was one of the first British chemists to take up the study of radioactivity and he was responsible for the addition to the language of the now familiar word isotope. Professor Feather
. speaks about some of the background to the present atomic era.

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Soddy
Talk By: Norman Feather

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

The Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained from
Ticket Unit. Broadcasting House, London, W.1

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett

: THE REBIRTH OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

by D. M. Desoutter
Assistant Editor of Aeronautics
Mr. Desoutter believes that 1957 will see the R.A.F. properly equipped for the first time since the war, an ironical fact when defence cuts are being so widely canvassed.

Contributors

Unknown: D. M. Desoutter

: 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 and Larry Stephens
Production by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Max Geldray
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Announcer: Wallace Greenslade
Script By: Spike Milligan
Script By: Larry Stephens
Production By: Pat Dixon

: RADIO LINK

A monthly programme in which radio is used to link speakers in London and other world centres to exchange views on important issues of common interest
Chairman in London,
Robert McKenzie
As most of these issues are topical they, and the names of the speakers, will be announced shortly before each broadcast.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert McKenzie

: DIVERTISSEMENT

BBC Midland Orchestra (Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
Victoria Sladen (soprano)

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser
Soprano: Victoria Sladen

: EARLY BALLOONING AND THE WRIGHT BROTHERS

A conversation between
Mrs. Beatrice Griffith Brewer and Charles Gibbs-Smith
As an intimate friend of the Wright Brothers, who invented the modern aeroplane, and the first woman to cross the Channel by balloon, Mrs. Griffith Brewer has made history in her own lifetime. Charles Gibbs-Smith , who has written a number of books on ballooning and a standard history of flying, questions her on the details of her experiences.

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Beatrice Griffith Brewer
Unknown: Charles Gibbs-Smith
Unknown: Mrs. Griffith Brewer
Unknown: Charles Gibbs-Smith

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areaa

: MARKET TRENDS

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








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