Primo Scala and his Accordion Band
Primo Scala and his Accordion
Conductor, Jack Leon
BBC Scottish Variety
New thoughts on old stories by Rev. L. R. Kingsbury
' You can't talk it out ' (St. Luke 10, w. 1-24)
Rev. L. R.
Answers to this week's questions from listeners about household problems
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry
by Winifred Holmes
Mrs. Holmes describes a visit she paid recently to the oasis of Siwa in the Egyptian desert, where Alexander the Great once came to consult the oracle.
Michael Langdon (bass)
Thea King (clarinet)
Josephine Lee (piano)
music AND MOVEMENT i, by Olive Rees
To thee, 0 Comforter divine. (BBC
New Every Morning, page 47 Psalm 126 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 Peter 1, vv. 1-12
My soul, there is a country (BBC H.B.
Hugh James and his Orchestra
RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Europe. An Alpine Valley in Switzerland. Script by Sylvia Clarke.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN: ' Auf nach Dusseldorf ! Die Familie Meyer verbringt das Wochenende in einer der interessantesten Grossstadte Westdeutschlands. Manuskript von Irmgard Sello.
Listeners' requests introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ
from a factory canteen in Haltwhistle
Terry Scott , Mary Morgan
Matt Innes , Camilleri
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
George Hancock (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Producer, Eric Arden
ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' A Swarm in May ' by William Mayne : a story about a cathedral choirschool. adapted - by Silvia Goodall. 1-' Discovery in the Tower'
2.20 HISTORY 1. Henry VII and the Age of Discovery. Script by Christopher McMaster
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Health at Home and at Work. 1-The Search for Vitamins. Script by F. Le Gros Clark.
F. Le Gros
In this series of programmes Cedric Wallis plays records of famous singers of the 1920s including, this week, Maria Jeritza and Ezio Pinza
A novel by Claude Houghton
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Wilfrid Grantham
' For Your Bookshelf'
' These I Have Enjoyed '
A pick of the new books reviewed by Mary Cathcart Borer
5.25 May We Recommend *
' King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table' retold by Phyllis Briggs and ' National Velvet' by Enid Bagnold
Scenes chosen and dramatised by Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Bail
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 followed by Reports and comments
6.37 app. London Stock Market report
A fantasy for two pianos by Rawicz and Landauer
Music of the Strauss Family
Production by Johnnie Stewart
A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Life Before Birth
Three talks on the biology of development by D. R. Newth, Ph.D. of University College, London
I-Mother and Child
Dr. Newth discusses the latest theories about the relation between mother and offspring. It used to be thought that she simply provided warmth, simple nutrients, and mechanical protection for the developing foetus, but recent work suggests that her contribution may be far more important than this.
Sophie Wyss (soprano)
The Wigmore Ensemble:
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (oboe)
Jack Brvmer (clarinet)
Gwvditm Brooke (bassoon)
Dennis Brain (horn)
Frederick Riddle (viola) Maria Korchinska (harp)
Before an Invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House. London... Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit, Broadcasting House, London, W.l
by Sir Stephen King-Hall
Sir Stephen King-Hall has recently spent three months travelling up Africa -from Cape Town, through the Central African Federation, Tanganyika, and Kenya, to Uganda. He visited European farms, met Europeans and Africans working in the cities, and discussed politics with all kinds of people.
In this talk he gives some impressions of the Union of South Africa.
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
(The recorded broadcast of March 7)
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
As most of these issues are topical they, and the names of the speakers, will be announced shortly before each broadcast.
A programme of folk music
BBC Northern Singers
Conductor, Gordon Thorne
Jack Hardy 's Little Orchestra and Gordon Clinton (bass-baritone)
Another programme in this series: next week at 10.15
by the Rev. Norman Sykea D.D., F.B.A.
Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History
In the University of Cambridge
1957 marks the five hundredth anniversary of the Moravian Church, or Umtas Fratrum , as the Brethren are officially called. Professor Sykes speaks about the long history of the Moravians and, in particular, of the important connection between them and other Christian bodies in this country.
Rev. Norman Sykea
followed by late weather forecast for land areas
London Stock Market closing report, and a review of today's overseas commodity and financial news