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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Nelson Elms at the BBC theatre organ

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' The Selfsame Miracles '
Bible reading and comment by the Rev. Ronald Selby Wright
T.D., D.D.
Minister of the Kirk of the Canongate, Edinburgh
St. Matthew 14. w. 22-33

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Ronald Selby Wright

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany including some of the latest issues

: GRAVESEND REACH

by Vera Burtt
The first time the speaker saw Gravesend Reach was more than twenty years ago. Walking out of Tilbury station on to the sea-wall, she was amazed to find herself at the seaside. A beautiful white passenger ship bound for Australia was easing her way out into the fairway under the guidance of a couple of tugs. Since then Vera Burtt has looked at that scene more times than she can count: it never fails to give her the same feeling of excitement.

Contributors

Unknown: Vera Burtt
Unknown: Vera Burtt

: MUSIC AT HOME

A programme within the reach of those who enjoy playing for their own entertainment
Marsyas Wind Quintet:
Clifford Seville (flute)
John Barnett (oboe)
Basil Tschaikov (clarinet) Rogci Birnstingl (bassoon)
Alan Civil (horn) with Clifton Helliwell (piano)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Oboe: John Barnett
Bassoon: Rogci Birnstingl
Horn: Alan Civil
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: This Week's Composer

BERLIOZ
Records of excerpts from
' The Damnation of Faust'

: The Daily Service

My God, my King, thy various praise (BBC H.B. 13)
New Every Morning, page 54
Psalm 36 (Broadcast psalter)
Acts 21. v. 37, to 22, v. 16
Father all-seeing (BBC H.B. 385)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Promenade Players
Conductor, Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Conductor: Sidney Bowman

: A GOLDEN TREASURY OF MUSIC AND SONG

with contributions by Iris Bourne , Brendan O'Dowda
The Granville Singers and Players
Directed by Cecil Woods
Introduced by Ian Stamp
Produced by Travers Thorneloe

Contributors

Unknown: Iris Bourne
Unknown: Brendan O'Dowda
Directed By: Cecil Woods
Introduced By: Ian Stamp
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: CRICKET

Kent v. Surrey
First day
Commentary by Brian Johnston
From the Rectory Field, Blackheath

Contributors

Commentary By: Brian Johnston

: The Weather

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

: Tony Hancock is HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton with Sidney James , Bill Kerr and Kenneth Williams
Theme and incidental music composed and conducted by Wally Stott
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson
(The recorded broadcast of October 28 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Tyrone Power
discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee ' LAST HEARD OF'

by Leslie Gillett
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Gillett
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Mrs Betts: Elsa Palmer
Mary Brand: Isabel Dean
Lewis Reader: Hugh Manning
Reception ist: Rosamund Greenwood
Spectator: John Ruddock
Steward: Simon Lack
Carl Fredericks: Frederick Schiller
' Young ' Bratz: Barry Foster
Professor Memmo: Wensley Pithey
Maxim: Hamilton Dyce

: RACING

at Ascot
The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes
For three-year-olds and upwards run over a distance of one mile and a half
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Roger Mortimer as race-reader, on the most valuable race of the flat season in the United Kingdom
From Ascot Heath

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Roger Mortimer

: CRICKET

Kent v. Surrey
Further commentary

: The Saturday Concert BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins

: THE WORLD THIS WEEK

A digest of current affairs, compiled from programmes broadcast during the week
Commentary by Cyril Ray
Last programme this session

Contributors

Commentary By: Cyril Ray

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Cowleaze Farm ' by Ralph Whitlock
' Sultry Weather'
Produced by Mollie Austin
5.25 For Older Children
' I Want To Be ...'
A series of programmes about careers for boys and girls
11-In Institutional Management
Written by Celia Irving
Produced by John Lane

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Whitlock
Produced By: Mollie Austin
Written By: Celia Irving
Produced By: John Lane
Farmer Whitlock: Ralph Whitlock
Mrs Whitlock: Constance Chapman
Margaret: Susan Carey
Anne: Sally Hall
Jonas: Douglas Horner
Bill: Norman Kendall

: The Weather

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

: TOWN AND COUNTRY

Sports Session
The day's sport reviewed in results, reports, and summaries, for listeners in South-East England
Today's programme includes
6.15 Racing Results
Lawn Tennis
Davis Cup: European Zone semi-final : a report on the first day of the match between Great Britain and Belgium from Brussels, by Max Robertson
Athletics
A report on the meeting between London and New York at the White City, by Harold Abrahams
6.30 app. Cricket
The latest scores in all first-class fixtures. and brief reports and comments on selected matches concerning South-Eastern Counties
Sports Forum
Comments on topics of the moment by leading sportsmen, administrators, and journalists
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Margaret Eaves (soprano)
Introduced by Frecldy Grisewood
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Producer, Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Introduced By: Frecldy Grisewood
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Producer: Eric Arden

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Alan Green , M.P. gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Green

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

Interesting people who are
In Town Tonight
Edited and produced by Peter Duncan
Interviewers:
John Ellison and Pauline Tooth

Contributors

Produced By: Peter Duncan
Interviewers: John Ellison

: George Martin welcomes you to HOLIDAY PLAYHOUSE

A summer season of Variety starring
Arthur Askey with James Johnston
Mary Illing
Frank Horrox
Marie Benson and the Londonairs and featuring
Billy Burden with the visitor of the week at ' Martin's Inn '
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams
Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra
(Leader. Ralph Elman )
Script by Eric Merriman and George Martin with additional sketch material by Eddie Maguire
Produced by John Simmonds

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: James Johnston
Unknown: Mary Illing
Unknown: Frank Horrox
Unknown: Marie Benson
Unknown: Billy Burden
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Directed By: Ron Goodwin
Leader: Ralph Elman
Script By: Eric Merriman
Script By: George Martin
Unknown: Eddie Maguire
Produced By: John Simmonds

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents Norman Shelley and Frank Windsor in ' A PRIVATE VOLCANO'

A radio play by Lance Sieveking based on his own novel
Production by Donald McWhinnie

Contributors

Play By: Lance Sieveking
Production By: Donald McWhinnie
Hilary Barrington: Norman Shelley
Martin Kade, his nephew: Frank Windsor
Rosamund Lely: Brenda Dunrich
Kaluna: Geoffrey Matthews
' Birdie ' Carfax: Annette Kelly
Captain Topley: Brewster Mason
The Prime Minister: Robert Sansom

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening prayers conducted by the Rev. Martin Willson

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Martin Willson

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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