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: Bright and Early

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Musicians: Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

Conductor, Jack Leon

Contributors

Conductor: Jack Leon

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Bible reading and comment on ' The Parable of the Sower ' by Richard Brayshaw
4-The seed choked by the thorns

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Brayshaw

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ABOUT THE HOUSE

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

: MORNING MUSIC

The London Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by Michael Krein

Contributors

Conducted By: Michael Krein

: OUT OF TERM

Birds and Their Nests by Robert Hinde , D.phil.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Hinde

: RECITAL

Anne Storry (contralto)
Paul Cropper (viola)
Maurice Aitchison (piano)

Contributors

Contralto: Anne Storry
Viola: Paul Cropper
Piano: Maurice Aitchison

: This Week's Composer

BRAHMS
Records of music for one and two pianos, including the Variations on the St. Anthony Chorale

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Feast of St. James
Sing to the Lord a joyful song (BBC
H.B.19)
New Every Morning, page 68 Psalm 104. vv. 25-36
St. Mark 10, vv. 35-45
Give me the wings of faith (BBC H.B.
229)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ronnie Munro and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Munro

: DOWN TO THE SEA

From the Plough and Sail Inn, Lowestoft, Roy Clark leads an exchange of sea yarns and talk about ships between
Mrs. Ethel Dann former landlady of the inn
Fred Grice a ' regular ' and an old seafarer
Geoffrey Thorpe Fishery Inspector
Cecil Meadows formerly Naval Paymaster
Bob Roberts skipper of the Thames sailing barge
Cambria
Edited by Roy Clark
Produced by David Bryson

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Clark
Unknown: Mrs. Ethel Dann
Unknown: Fred Grice
Unknown: Geoffrey Thorpe
Unknown: Cecil Meadows
Unknown: Bob Roberts
Edited By: Roy Clark
Produced By: David Bryson

: NAT TEMPLE

and his Orchestra with Monty Norman

Contributors

Unknown: Monty Norman

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

from a power station in Chadderton
Cardew Robinson , Susan Lane
Jack Watson , Martin Lukins
Accompaniment by the Harry Hayward Trio
Introduced by Randal Herley

Contributors

Unknown: Cardew Robinson
Unknown: Susan Lane
Unknown: Jack Watson
Unknown: Martin Lukins
Introduced By: Randal Herley

: 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
Margaret Eaves (soprano)
Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Producer, Eric Arden

Contributors

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

: Orchestral Hour THE ALEXANDRA ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Leonard Friedman )
Conductor, Denys Darlow
Eric Parkin (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Leonard Friedman
Conductor: Denys Darlow
Piano: Eric Parkin

: SOUND-TRACK SERENADE

Songs and melodies from the world of films
Compiled and introduced by Gordon Gow and including music from
Around the World in Eighty Days; The King and I: High Society; The Rising of the Moon; Miracle in Soho; Island in the Sun
Produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduced By: Gordon Gow
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Claude Cavaiotti and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Claude Cavaiotti

: GRUBSTAKE ON ORCAS

by F. Y. Thompson
The speaker describes his experiences on a small island off the coast of Alaska while being ' grubstaked' by a family of vegetarians interested in theosophy. The ' behind the beyond ' failed to compensate him for an unvaried diet of Spanish onions, French beans, and lentils.

Contributors

Unknown: F. Y. Thompson

: ROYAL INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW

The Edward Prince of Wales Cup
Prix des Nations
Commentaries by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Henry Riddell on part of this international team jumping competition
The teams entered are Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, and Great Britain.
From the White City Stadium, London

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Henry Riddell

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
'The Moon and the Men of Gorran '
A Cornish story by Irene Hall
Read by Bernard Fishwick
Music on gramophone records followed by ' Golden Harvest'
The first of two true stories about bees by Douglas Butler
Read by Derek Jones
5.30 For Older Children
' As I Before My Cottage Door '
Random Rural Reflections by C. Gordon Glover
Produced by Josephine Plummer
' It was a summer evening.
Old Kaspar's work was done,
And he before his cottage door Was sitting in the sun,
And by him sported on the green His little grand-child Wilhelmine'

Contributors

Story By: Irene Hall
Read By: Bernard Fishwick
Unknown: Douglas Butler
Read By: Derek Jones
Unknown: C. Gordon Glover
Produced By: Josephine Plummer

: 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

: BBC

Northern Dance Orchestra
ON TOUR to Fleetwood with Ronnie Hilton and The Littlewood Songsters
Jimmy Leach at the electronic organ
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Billy Scott-Coomber
Introduced by Roger Moffat

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Hilton
Unknown: Jimmy Leach
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Billy Scott-Coomber
Introduced By: Roger Moffat

: THE HARICOT'S A LADY

A light-hearted account, based on the author's personal experiences, of life below stairs and behind scenes, at a three-star, thirtybedroomed hotel in a county town before the passing of the Catering Wages Act
Script by Harold Wilshaw
Produced by Robert Pocock

Contributors

Script By: Harold Wilshaw
Produced By: Robert Pocock

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Mimi Coertse (soprano)
Ilona Kabos (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire )
Conducted by Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall. London

Contributors

Soprano: Mimi Coertse
Piano: Ilona Kabos
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Basil Cameron

: THE NEW WEST INDIES

by George Woodcock
Against a background of intimate knowledge of the British West Indies, George Woodcock considers some of the economic and social problems that will face the new West Indian Federation.

Contributors

Unknown: George Woodcock
Unknown: George Woodcock

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

From the Town Hall, Hove
Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers
Presented by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: A GENIAL WIZARD

An appreciation of the late
Sir Patrick Abercrombie architect and town planner by Clough Williams-Ellis ,
F.R.I.B.A.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Patrick Abercrombie
Unknown: Clough Williams-Ellis

: THE MUSIC MAKERS

In which musical personalities of the day talk with some friends about their personal approach to the fashions in melody
4-The Art of Jack Brymer whose friends include:
Joan Brymer , Archie Camden
Paul Fenoulhet , David McCallum
Ian Wallace
Script by Gate Pedrick
Production by John Simmonds

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Brymer
Unknown: Joan Brymer
Unknown: Archie Camden
Unknown: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Script By: Gate Pedrick
Production By: John Simmonds

: THE HOMOSEXUAL CONDITION

A study of a social problem by C. R. Hewitt
The Wolfenden Committee, whose report is expected shortly, was set up by the Home Secretary in 1954 ' to consider (a) the law and practice relating to homosexual offences and the treatment of persons convicted of such offences by the courts; and (b) the law and practice relating to offences against the criminal law in connection with prostitution and solicitation for immoral purposes; and to report what changes, if any, are in their opinion desirable.'
This programme relates to the first matter under consideration by the Committee. Mr. Hewitt presents the opinions of authorities who have been concerned with the homosexual as a patient and, in the present situation, as a lawbreaker.
Those taking part include :
Kenneth Walker surgeon and sexologist
Claud Mullins former Metropolitan Magistrate a psychiatrist and a prison medical officer

Contributors

Unknown: C. R. Hewitt
Unknown: Kenneth Walker
Unknown: Claud Mullins

: 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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