Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players
Conductor, Jack Leon
Bible reading with comment by Mrs. Mary Stocks
Answers to this week's questions from listeners.
Reginald Leopold and his Orchestra
by Kim Corcoran
Twenty years ago, in an Australian schoolroom, Mr. Corcoran first dreamed of visiting Milan's great Cathedral. In November last year his dream became a reality, but only after an unexpected and unwelcome adventure.
Frederick Stone (piano)
Ursula Snow (violin)
Ruth Harte (piano)
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Marjorie Eele
Before the Almighty Father's throne
(BBC H.B. 452)
New Every Morning, page 96 Psalm 42 (Broadcast Psalter)
2 Corinthians 4, v. 16, to 5, v. 10
Hark, the glad sound (BBC H.B. 490)
The Promenade Players
Conductor, Sidney Bowman
RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Europe. The Plain of Lombardv. Script by Alessandro Magri.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' Musik und Miizen.' Heute horen Sie die Geschichte von Richard Wagner und dem Konig LudwigII von Bayern. Manuskript von Else Johannsen-Wagner.
Listeners' requests played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ
from a factory canteen in Haswell, near Durham
Margery Manners , Len Marten
The Ideal Four
The Harry Hayward Trio
Introduced by Randal Herley
Produced by James Casey
Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Gordon Farrall (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Len Head
Producer, Eric Arden
ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' The Big House ' : a Scots story bv Naomi Mitchison. 4-' Inside the Hill.' (BBC recording)
2.20 HISTORY i. A Wool Merchant. Script by Michael Hyde
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Science and the Doctor. 4-Biond to Save Lives. Script by Tony Gibson
A series of gramophone programmes presented by Martin Cooper and including, this week, an excerpt from Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande
A play for radio by Bruce Stewart
Produced by David H. Godfrey
T St John
For Children of Most Ages
For Your Bookshelf
' Reading for Pleasure '
Edward Blishen reviews his choice of the new books
5.25 May We Recommend'
' The Basket of Flowers' by Christoph von Schmid and ' Westward Ho ! ' by Charles Kingsley
Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Ball have selected and dramatised some excerpts from these two books
The people taking part in the scenes include
Effie Morrison , Bryden Murdoch
lain Cuthbertson , Joan Fitzpatrick
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden
Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
A programme for listeners
In the South-East of England
6.15 Local news
6.25 Today's sport
6.30 Reports and comments
A fantasy for two pianos by Rawicz and Landauer
Music from the British Isles
Production by Johnnie Stewart
Climate and Man
First of two programmes by O. G. Edholm B.SC. , m.b., B.S. , and R. K. Macpherson M.sc, M.D. , of the National Institute of Medical Research
With a greater number of men than ever before beginning to converge on the Antarctic in connection with the International Geophysical Year, which opens in July, Dr. Edholm and Dr. Macpherson discuss the factors that have enabled man to adapt himself to a far greater area of the globe than any other animal.
The Melos Ensemble:
Peter Graeme (oboe)
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet!
Paul Draper (bassoon)
Neill Sanders (horn)
Eli Goren (violin)
Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Terence Weil (cello)
Adrian Beers (double-bass)
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit, Broadcasting House, London, W.I
by Arthur Ransome C.B.E. ,
'Unless an angler makes his own flies half the pleasure of fly fishing has not been tasted.'
It is a fascinating business trying with silk, fur, feather, tinsel, and such to produce something that shall look so natural and alive that a fish shall want to sample its taste and texture by taking it into its mouth.
with Peter Sellers , Harry Secombe
The Ray Ellington Quartet
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Announcer, Wallace Greenslade
Script by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens
Production by Pat Dixon
chaired by Kenneth Harris discuss
The Place of Trade Unionism in Industry Today
Guest speaker, Ben Roberts
Produced by Aled Vaughan
BBC Midland Orchestra (Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry
A series of six talks by Bertrand Russell , o.M.
Russell , O.M.
followed by late weather forecast for land areaa
London Stock Market closing report, and a review of today's overseas commodity and financial news