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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

The Jimmy Leach Organolian Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Leach

: 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

' How to Pray '
Talk by Father Columba Ryan
4-Not good enough for prayer

Contributors

Talk By: Father Columba Ryan

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ABOUT THE HOUSE

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

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: FRANCO-BRITISH

by Cornelius Conyn
Mr. Conyn describes a visit to Efata, the largest of the eighty-five or so islands of the New Hebrides, which for more than fifty years have been under joint French and British Government.

Contributors

Unknown: Cornelius Conyn

: RECITAL

Eve Fisher (piano)
Norman Tattersall (baritone)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Eve Fisher
Baritone: Norman Tattersall
Piano: Josephine Lee

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

music AND MOVEMENT I, by Marjorie Eele

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: THE DAILY SERVICE

When all thy mercies, 0 my God
(BBC H.B. 22)
New Every Morning, page 54
Psalm 107, vv. 31-42 (Broadcast
Psalter)
St. Mark 4, vv. 10-20
Father all-seeing (BBC H.B. 385)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Anton and his Orchestra

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Europe. Istanbul. Script by Christopher Somerville
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN: 'Tante Martha ist krank.' Der Doktor kommt. Erika und Friedrich fUhren den Haushalt-allerdings nicht sehr erfolgreich! Manuskript von Rolf Richards.

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: Christopher Somerville
Unknown: Tante Martha
Unknown: Rolf Richards.

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from a factory canteen in Leeds
Jimmy James , Joan Regan
Joe Black , Tommy Reilly
The Harry Hayward Trio
Introduced by Randal Herley
Produced by James Casey

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy James
Unknown: Joan Regan
Unknown: Joe Black
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Introduced By: Randal Herley
Produced By: James Casey

: 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
Arthur Richards (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Bill Groves
Producer, Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: Arthur Richards
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Producer: Eric Arden

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' Minnow On the Say' by Philippa Pearce. Hidden Treasure
2.20 HISTORY i. ' Sanctuary.' Script by Rhoda Power
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Science and the Doctor. 7-Messengers in the Blood. Script by H. E. Harbour

Contributors

Unknown: Philippa Pearce.
Script By: H. E. Harbour

: VIGNETTES FROM FRENCH OPERA

The last of a series of gramophone programmes presented by Martin Cooper and including, this week, an excerpt from Messager's ' Veronique '

Contributors

Presented By: Martin Cooper

: Brewster Mason in ' THE END OF THE TETHER'

by Joseph Conrad in a radio version by Helena Wood
Other parts played by Kathleen Helme and Patrick Godfrey
Production by Frederick Bradnum

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Unknown: Helena Wood
Played By: Kathleen Helme
Played By: Patrick Godfrey
Production By: Frederick Bradnum
Captain Whalley: Brewster Mason
Mr Massy, owner of the Sofala: Toke Townley
Mr Sterne, first mate: Allan McClelland
Jack, engineer: John Sharp
Mr Van Wyk: William Fox
Captain Eliott: Norman Wynne
The Serang: J A Tinn
The Leadsman: Felix Balangit

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' The Toll-Keeper's
Three Daughters '
A story by Margaret Baker told by June Kearsley
5.10 Tinker and Tapp Inc.
A general 'knock-up ' with Fred Fairclough on one side and Herbert Smith on the other and Doris Gambell in the middle
Script by Muriel Levy
Incidental music written by Ray Martin and played by a section of the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Produced by Trevor Hill
5.30 For Children of Most Ages
Sports Quiz
Between teams of children in Manchester and Belfast
Quiz Masters:
Kenneth Wolstenholme in Manchester and Jimmy Hughes in Belfast

Contributors

Story By: Margaret Baker
Told By: June Kearsley
Unknown: Fred Fairclough
Unknown: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Doris Gambell
Script By: Muriel Levy
Written By: Ray Martin
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Quiz Masters: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Quiz Masters: Jimmy Hughes

: 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 followed by Reports and comments
6.37 app. London Stock Market report

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Review of the Month
Report and comment on the events of the month in the world of science and technology including
The Night Sky in March by J. G. Porter, Ph.D., F.R.A.S.

Contributors

Unknown: J. G. Porter, Ph.D., F.R.A.S.

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

Allegri String Quartet:
Eli Goren (violin)
James Barton (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello) with Terence Weil (cello)
Schubert
String Quintet in C (D.956)
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House. London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit, Broadcasting House, London, W.l

Contributors

Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: James Barton
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth
Cello: Terence Weil

: 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

: DIVERTISSEMENT

BBC Midland Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gerald Gentry

: BOOKS THAT INFLUENCED ME IN YOUTH

A series of six talks by Bertrand Russell, O.M.
4-Disgust and its Antidote
' It was largely by accident that I came to read Swift. The room that was my schoolroom had been my grandfather's library. The shelves were filled with great tomes, but I was solemnly warned not to read them. This had the effect which ought to have been anticipated, but was not. Among the tomes that I took (down from the shelves was an unexpurgated Swift. I read first "The Tale of a Tub" which delighted me because it treated theological controversies with a flippancy of which, nowadays, not even the most arrant free-thinker would dare to be guilty.'
(: originally broadcast in the BBC's General Overseas Service)

Contributors

Unknown: Bertrand Russell, O.M.

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MARKET TRENDS

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








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