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: Bright and Early

Morning melodies by The Malcolm Lockyer Quartet and Eddie Palmer at the novachord

Contributors

Unknown: Malcolm Lockyer
Unknown: Eddie Palmer

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: MORNING MUSIC

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

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

A talk by the Rev. L. H. Waddy
Headmaster of Tonbridge School

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. L. H. Waddy

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news to guide the household shopper
Compiled by Louise Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: MORNING MUSIC

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

: OUT OF TERM

The Story of a Choir by Eve Edwards
One of the most famous of Welsh choirs was the one known as Cor Caradog, which won a great competition at the Crystal Palace in 1872. The broadcast is based on the life of Caradog (Griffith Rhys Jones ), the conductor of the choir.

Contributors

Unknown: Griffith Rhys Jones

: RECITAL

Hugh Bean (violin)
David Parkhouse (piano)

Contributors

Piano: David Parkhouse

: This Week's Composers

J. C. and C. P. E. BACH
Records of some of their instrumental music, and of canzonettas for two sopranos by J. C. Bach

: The Daily Service

My soul, praise the Lord (BBC H.B. 463)
New Every Morning, page 7
Canticle 6. part 1 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 6. vv. 1-11
Fill thou my life, O Lord my God (BBC H.B. 271)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Phil Tate and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Phil Tate

: THE TIME OF MY LIFE

In six programmes Rend Cutforth examines the attitudes, assumptions, manners, and prejudices of the decades since 1900
4-Nineteen Forty to Nineteen Fifty
Script by René Cutforth
The series edited and produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Produced By: Francis Dillon

: TIME FOR MUSIC

The Marimberos
Directed by Ronald Hanmer

Contributors

Directed By: Ronald Hanmer

: NORMAN BURNS

and his Band with Dick James and Joan Small

Contributors

Unknown: Dick James
Unknown: Joan Small

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader, Antony Gilbert )
/ Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
The Peter Crawford Trio
Betty Smith , Harold Berens
Patricia Baird
Introduced by Leslie Adams
Produced by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown: Peter Crawford Trio
Unknown: Betty Smith
Unknown: Harold Berens
Unknown: Patricia Baird
Introduced By: Leslie Adams
Produced By: C. F. Meehan

: The Weather

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

: THE MUSIC MAKERS

In which musical personalities of the day talk with some friends about their personal approach to the fashions in melody
15— The Art of Eric Robinson
Script by Gale Pedrick
Production by John Simmonds

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Robinson
Script By: Gale Pedrick
Production By: John Simmonds

: CAVE DWELLERS AND LOTUS-EATERS

by Richard Carrington
The speaker describes a recent journey he made through Southern Tunisia, where he was able to visit the famous underground cave dwellers of Matmata and the sponge fishers on the island of Djerba, once the legendary home of the lotus-eaters.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Carrington

: Orchestral Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Lawrence Leonard

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Lawrence Leonard

: Jack McGowran and James McKechnie in ' WHERE THE DEAD MEN LIE'

The story of the Burke and Wills Exploring Expedition of 1860-1, based on the evidence of the only survivor of those who crossed the Australian Continent from South to North
Written by Henry Marshall with Alexander Archdale , Oliver Burt
William Eedle , Malcolm Graeme
Noel Johnson , Charles Kay Ian Lubbock. Eric Phillips
Ian Sadler. John Sharp
Bruce Stewart , James Thomason
Bruce Wightman. and Frank Windsor
Music arranged for guitar and played by Freddie Phillips
Produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Written By: Henry Marshall
Unknown: Alexander Archdale
Unknown: Oliver Burt
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Malcolm Graeme
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Unknown: Charles Kay
Unknown: Ian Lubbock.
Unknown: Eric Phillips
Unknown: Ian Sadler.
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Unknown: James Thomason
Unknown: Bruce Wightman.
Played By: Freddie Phillips
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Fredric Cooper and his Tipica Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Fredric Cooper

: COME OUT, YOU'RE SURROUNDED

Four short nightmares about gardening by J. B. Boothroyd
3-A Call for Reinforcements
In four programmes on how to own a garden and stay sane, Mr. Boothroyd sounds a note of caution before battle for the ears of all gardeners, would-be or actual.

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Boothroyd

: THE CLAVERINGS

by Anthony Trollope
Part 2

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of All Ages
' The Borrowers Afield' by Mary Norton
Abridged as a serial story in twelveinstalments by Honor Wyatt and told by Jo
9 — ' What Heaven Will, No Frost Can Kill'
5.15 For Listeners of Most Ages
'Secret of the Rocks' by Henry Garnett
3—'The Stolen Trow '
A six-part serial play set on the upper reaches of the River Severn nearly a hundred years ago
Produced by Graham Gauld
Tabernacle Joe has told his daughter, Annie, about the tunnel behind the rock house where Luke and Bunk propose to hide their smuggled goods. The Quaker merchant, Cornelius Beale , received a mysterious letter from an unknown William Chadwick , and Luke and Bunk collected their first parcels from a French schooner. The boy Simon made friends with Annie and they sailed together to Worcester, but while Simon was ashore the trow, The Phantom, disappeared with Annie asleep on board. followed by ' On the Wing'
A series of six talks in which ' B.B.' tells you about birds and their various characteristics
3--Claws

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Norton
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Produced By: Tabernacle Joe
Unknown: Cornelius Beale
Unknown: William Chadwick
Benny: Alaric Cotter
Martha: Dorothy English
Cornelius Beale: Ivan Samson
Moses: Frank Singuineau
Luke: Denis Folwell
Bunk: Leslie Bowmar
Simon: Eileen Barry
Tabernacle Joe: Lewis Gedge
Annie: Thelma Rogers

: 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

: TODAY'S SPORT

followed by A weekend preview
Introduced by John Snagge

Contributors

Introduced By: John Snagge

: BLACKPOOL NIGHT

Stars of show business
Introduced by Jack Watson with Reginald Dixon
The Raymond Woodhead Singers
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Geoffrey Wheeler

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack Watson
Unknown: Reginald Dixon
Singers: Raymond Woodhead
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Geoffrey Wheeler

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

Pauline Brockless (soprano)
Pamela Bowden (contralto)
William Herbert (tenor)
Owen Brannigan (bass-baritone)
BBC Choral Society
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Royal Choral Society
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Part 1
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Part 2 at 9.15 (Third)

Contributors

Soprano: Pauline Brockless
Contralto: Pamela Bowden
Tenor: William Herbert
Bass-Baritone: Owen Brannigan
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: AT HOME AND ABROAD

A survey of current affairs
Speakers in the studio in London and from regional and overseas centres contribute news and views on the issues of today and tomorrow

: THE FRIDAY RECITAL

Robert Riefling (piano)
Grieg
Peasant Country Dances (Op. 72) Ballade in G minor
All his life Grieg showed a passionate enthusiasm for the folk music of his native land. His Ballade in G minor, Op. 24, one of his most important piano works, is built on a Norwegian traditional melody. The Peasant Dances, which are among his last works, are arrangements for piano of Slätter, or Norwegian folk dances written down from the playing of Knut Dale , one of the last exponents of the Hardanger fiddle. Julian Budden

Contributors

Unknown: Knut Dale
Unknown: Julian Budden

: IN PRAISE OF CLIMBING

Its pleasures recommended its hazards discussed and some favourite climbs recalled by climbers past and present
Introduced by Stanley Williamson

Contributors

Introduced By: Stanley Williamson

: 'THE TORRENTS OF SPRING'

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
10— ' The Last Temptation'

Contributors

Unknown: Ivan Turgenev
Unknown: Martin Starkie
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








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