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: News Summary

: BRIGHT AND EARLY

The 'All Star' Concert Brass Band
Conductor, Harry Mortimer

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Mortimer

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MUSIC

See Light Programme
The programme will be interrupted at
7.30 for a two-minute news summary

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

'Asking the Wrong Questions'
A series of talks by Canon Roy McKay

Contributors

Unknown: Canon Roy McKay

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news to guide the household shopper

: MORNING MUSIC

(Continued)
See Light Programme
The programme will be interrupted at
8.30 for a two-minute news summary

: OUT OF TERM

Exploring the Depths of the Sea
Script by Alan Broadhurst
(The recorded broadcast of June 7)

Contributors

Script By: Alan Broadhurst

: RECITAL

Josephine Veasey
(mezzo-soprano)
David Oddie (baritone)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Josephine Veasey
Baritone: David Oddie
Piano: Josephine Lee

: This Week's Composer SCHUBERT

Records of some of his instrumental music

: THE DAILY SERVICE

The star of morn has risen (BBC H.B. 410)
New Every Morning, page 87
Psalm 147, vv. 1-12 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. Luke 3. vv. 1-9
Lead kindly light (BBC H.B. 306)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Lou Preager and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Lou Preager

: ARTUR RUBINSTEIN (piano)

plays Schumann's Carnaval on a gramophone record

: ON WITH THE DANCE

BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
(Leader, William Mclnulty )
Conductor, David Curry
For details see Light Programme

Contributors

Leader: William McLnulty
Conductor: David Curry

: GRACIE FIELDS

' Our Gracie' on gramophone records

: FARM FARE

An agricultural weekly
Topical talks of interest to farmers and country people
Introduced by George Villiers
News commentary by Clifford Selly

Contributors

Introduced By: George Villiers
Commentary By: Clifford Selly

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: Any Questions?

Questions submitted by visitors to the National Radio Show are discussed spontaneously by
Ralph Wightman
Mary Stocks
Ted Leather, M.P.
Anthony Wedgwood Benn, M.P.
Travelling Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Desmond Hawkins
(Last Thursday's broadcast in the Light Programme, recorded at the National Radio Show at Earls Court)

Contributors

Panellist: Ralph Wightman
Panellist: Mary Stocks
Panellist: Ted Leather, M.P.
Panellist: Anthony Wedgwood Benn, M.P.
Travelling question-master: Freddie Grisewood
Produced By: Desmond Hawkins

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry
Adrienne Cole (soprano)

Overture: Plymouth Hoe - Ansell
Song: If my songs were only winged - Reynaldo Hahn
Hungarian Dances - Brahms
Song: To Daisies - Roger Quilter
Ballet Music: Lakme - Delibes
Song: Waltz song from Tom Jones - Edward German
Four Characteristic Waltzes - Coleridge-Taylor

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gerald Gentry
Soprano: Adrienne Cole

: Wednesday Matinee: Legal Action

A play for radio by John Darran
(Recording of the broadcast of June 18, in the Welsh Home Service)

Contributors

Writer: John Darran
Production by: Emyr Humphreys
Fenner: Ivor Maddox
Det. Supt. Mills: Robert Sansom
Police Constable: Prysor Williams
Miss Carr: Vera Meazey
Doctor Manning: Michael Aspel
Chief Inspector Rogers: Brinley Jenkins
Karvas: John Bryning

: Choral Evensong

from Christchurch Priory, Hampshire
"Surely the Lord is in this place" (Frederick Griffin)
Responses (Thomas Morley)
Psalms 22 and 23
First Lesson: 1 Kings 18, vv. 17-46
"Magnificat" (Noble in B minor)
Second Lesson: St. Luke 22, vv. 1-38
"Nunc dimittis" (Noble in B minor)
Creed; the Lord's Prayer
Responses (Thomas Morley)
Anthem: "Beati quorum via" (Stanford)
Organ Voluntary: "Toccata in F" (Bach)
Organist and Master of the Choir, Geoffrey Tristram

Contributors

Organist and Master of the Choir: Geoffrey Tristram

: INDIAN SUMMER

Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally and a meeting-place on the air for those concerned for their welfare
Exercise Sitting Down: Margaret Hammond gives you some useful exercises you can do while 'listening in'
Born in the Fens: ' Flat country' people say, but Elsie Campbell remembers it as a place of beauty and charm
Presented by Douglas Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Hammond
Unknown: Elsie Campbell
Presented By: Douglas Smith

: Children's Hour

For Listeners of All Ages
"MORE YARNS OF A SHELLBACK"
Douglas V. Duff comes to the studio to spin another series of yarns about the odd and exciting things that happen at sea
4: "The Old Man of the Sea"

"BIGGLES" by Captain W. E. Johns
Six stories from "Biggles' Chinese Puzzle" and "Biggles of the Interpol"
Adapted for radio by Bertha Lonsdale
4: "Biggles Makes a Bet"
Production by Herbert Smith

5.50 CHILDREN'S HOUR PRAYERS
Conducted by the Rev. William Purcell

Contributors

Storyteller ("More Yarns of a Shellback"): Douglas V. Duff
Author ("Biggles"): Captain W. E. Johns
Adaptor for radio ("Biggles"): Bertha Losdale
Production ("Biggles"): Herbert Smith
The storyteller: Norman Richley
Biggles ("Biggles"): Jack Watson
Algy ("Biggles"): Barrie Hesketh
Ginger ("Biggles"): Norman Somers
Bertie ("Biggles"): Philip Waddilove
Air Commodore Raymond ("Biggles"): Graham Tennant
Marcel Brissac ("Biggles"): Leonard Williams
Colonel Dawson ("Biggles"): Geoffrey Banks
Peter Keston ("Biggles"): Brian Trueman
Children's Hour Prayers conducted by: Rev. William Purcell

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: 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

: TODAY'S SPORT

: Farnborough Air Display

Organised by the Society of British Aircraft Constructors
Charles Gardner introduces recordings of some of the highlights of this year's show - one of the world's greatest displays of aircraft - held at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Hampshire

Contributors

Presenter: Charles Gardner

: OFF THE CUFF

A weekly musical quiz in which questions, serious and not so serious, set by Spike Hughes are posed to
The Panel:
Dick Bentley, Carole Carr, Kenneth Home, Leon Goossens
The Chairman: Robert Irwin
not, of course, forgetting B. C. Hilliam ('Flotsam') at the piano
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Spike Hughes
Unknown: Dick Bentley
Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Leon Goossens
Unknown: Robert Irwin
Unknown: B. C. Hilliam
Produced By: Roy Speer

: Three Choirs Festival: 230th Meeting: Julius Harrison: Requiem Mass

Heather Harper (soprano)
Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
William Herbert (tenor)
Hervey Alan (bass-baritone)
The Festival Choir
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire)
Conducted by David Willcocks
Julius Harrison: "Requiem Mass for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra"
First performance
From Worcester Cathedral
(Julius Harrison writes on page 6)

Contributors

Soprano: Heather Harper
Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Tenor: William Herbert
Bass-Baritone: Hervey Alan
Orchestra leader: Hugh Maguire
Conductor: David Willcocks

: NEWS

: The British Association for the Advancement of Science 119th Annual Meeting, Dublin, September 3-10 TECHNOLOGY AND WORLD ADVANCEMENT

Presidential Address by P.M.S. Blackett, F.R.S
Nobel Laureate
Professor of Physics in the University of London

Contributors

Unknown: P. M. S. Blackett, F.R.S

: SOUVENIRS

Cabaret favourites from Continent and Commonwealth
recalled by John Lade with gramophone records

Contributors

Recalled By: John Lade

: The Torrents of Spring: 3: A Faded Rose

by Ivan Turgenev
A new translation from the Russian by Dragoslav Ranchitch and Martin Starkie
Arranged for broadcasting in ten instalments
Read by Martin Starkie

Contributors

Author: Ivan Turgenev
Translation: Dragoslav Ranchitch
Translation: Martin Starkie
Arranged for braodcasting and read by: Martin Starkie

: 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

: Close Down









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