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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BERNARD MONSHIN

and his Rio Tango Band

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

'... And thy neighbour as thyself '
Talk by the Rev. R. W. Hugh Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. W. Hugh Jones

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: MORNING MUSICf

Harold Smart, Tommy Reilly and the Frank Baron Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Reilly

: MUSIC BY RODGERS AND HART

played by Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra on gramophone records

Contributors

Played By: Andre Kostelanetz

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: RECITAL

Philip Challis (piano)
Owen Grundy (baritone) Clifton Helliwell (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Philip Challis
Baritone: Owen Grundy
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

HOW things BEGAN. The Indus Valley : a planned town. Script by Rhoda Power.

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

The Lord of heaven confess (BBC
H.B. 478)
New Every Morning, page 7
Psalm 65 (Broadcast Psalter) Hebrews 10. vv. 1-10
Sing we triumphant hymns of praise
(BBC H.B. 130)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Bobby Howell Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Bobby Howell

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. In the Catering Trade. Rita Udall interviews young workers.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Les Prisonniers': dramatisation du conte de Guy de Maupassant. Texte d'Andre Maranne.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Rita Udall

: Kenneth Wolstenholme presents JUST FOR THE RECORD

in which he plays his choice of records and includes the choice of a record-making sports personality
This week: Gillian Sheen , the Olympic Foils Champion

Contributors

Unknown: Gillian Sheen

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Arnie Kitson , Russ Hamilton
The Western Brothers
Billie Anthony , Charlie Chester
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Conductor: Arnie Kitson
Conductor: Russ Hamilton
Unknown: Billie Anthony
Unknown: Charlie Chester
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Alec Robertson
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PEOPLE. PLACES. AND THINGS. An escape from Edinburgh Castle. The last in the series of three programmes on Edinburgh. Script by Martin Holmes

Contributors

Script By: Martin Holmes

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

THE MUSIC BOX, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. A Blaze of Colour: an illustrated talk by Frank Daunton on Chabrier's ' Espana '
2.30 the JACKSONS. Ken breaks a Window. Script by Philippa Pearce.
2.50 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. A Quarrel with mv Brother from ' Select Poetry and Prose.' Letters 3 and 4. by S. T. Coleridge

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Talk By: Frank Daunton
Script By: Philippa Pearce.
Unknown: S. T. Coleridge

: SIGNS OF THE TIMES

by Colin Wills
The sign language of this century is one method of communication which may save time-but does not always avoid trouble. It can be ambiguous. Colin Wills has made a collection of these signs-from the delightful Flemish phrase ' Let Op ' to the rather significant English phrase ' Trousers Narrowed.'

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Wills
Unknown: Colin Wills

: Orchestral Hour BBC MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader. James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: FRIENDS AND RELATIONS

by Elizabeth Bowen
The eighth of twelve readings by Avice Landone
Edited for broadcasting by Mary Hope Allen

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Broadcasting By: Mary Hope Allen

: MAX JAFFA

and his Orchestra

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' The Patchwork Quilt'
A family adventure in four parts by Barbara Sleigh
4 — (conclusion)
' The Most Treasured Possession '
Produced by Eve Burgess
Last week Moggy and Sim were left in a dreadful position-locked inside a cupboard in the headmistress's study! The prospect of ever finding Aunt Tryphena's treasure seemed more remote than ever. But the great thing about treasure hunting is always to remember the unlikely places. Even old bedsteads have their secrets.

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Sleigh
Produced By: Eve Burgess
Mr Martiett: Preston Lockwood
Mrs Martlett: Joyce Moore
Their children: Filly: Ursula Hirst
Their children: Steve: Patricia Hayes
Their children: Moggy: Verity Edmett
Their children: Sim: John Hall
Miss Robson: Mary O'Farrell
Major Wilkinson: Anthony Woodruff
Mr Grew: John Richmond
Martha: Phoebe Hodgson

: For Older Children Now Showing in London

A review by Eric Gillett of some new films and plays

Contributors

Review By: Eric Gillett

: 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

: OUT FOR THE DAY

by Cyril Ray
7-Dr. Johnson's House,
Gough Square ; Charles Dickens 's House, Doughty Street; Thomas Carlyle 's House, Cheyne Row
In London—or within half a day's journey of London-there are countless places worth a visit. Cyril Ray gives his personal impressions of some of them— in the hope that listeners will find them as amusing and attractive as he did.

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Ray
Unknown: Gough Square
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Thomas Carlyle
Unknown: Cyril Ray

: Howard Ferguson introduces MUSIC TO REMEMBER

James Johnston (tenor) City of Belfast Orchestra (Leader. Henry Tye )
Conductor, Maurice Miles
Before an invited audience in the Wellington Hall, Belfast

Contributors

Tenor: James Johnston
Leader: Henry Tye
Conductor: Maurice Miles

: THE FICTION OF SCIENCE

by John H. Steele
Is it true that scientists live a cold neutral life separated from the world of 'telegrams and anger'? The speaker, a young scientist, examines this widely held belief and its consequences.

Contributors

Unknown: John H. Steele

: PASSING PARADE

A magazine programme introducing
Bill Kerr with a few observations
Ralph Holmes the distinguished violinist in ' Music Page
Larry Forrester presenting a real-life feature
' Chance in a Million '
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
The men of the moment
Eric Barker with Pearl Hackney
' Carrying On '
The Bill Shepherd Singers
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Produced by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Ralph Holmes
Unknown: Larry Forrester
Unknown: Michael Flanders
Unknown: Donald Swann
Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: Pearl Hackney
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: Gladys Young with Henry Hewitt and Lockwood West in ' ORPHAN ISLAND '

A radio play by Thea Holme adapted from the novel by Rose Macaulay
Other parts plaved by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Music composed, arranged, and conducted by Mark Lubbock Production by Mary Hope Allen

Contributors

Play By: Thea Holme
Novel By: Rose MacAulay
Conducted By: Mark Lubbock
Production By: Mary Hope Allen
Miss Smith: Gladys Young
Dr O'Malley: Robert Sansom
Jean: Molly Rankin
Mr Thinkwell: Henry Hewitt
Rosamund: Beryl Calder
Charles: Frank Partington
William: John Graham
Albert Edward Smith: Lockwood West
Flora Smith: Violet Loxtey
Heathcliff Smith: David Spenser
Peter Nogood Conolly: Lewis Stringer
Thinkwell, a sailor: Peter Claughton
First Sailor: Alan Reid
Second Sailor: William Eedle
Captain Paul: Simon Lack
Mrs Albert Edward Smith: Beatrice Gilbert
Rebecca: Gladys Spencer
Dobbs: John Ruddock

: News Summary

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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