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: News Summary

: BRIGHT AND EARLY

BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conducted by Arwel Hughes

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing

: TODAY

First edition
A breakfast-time magazine bringing you news, views, and interviews followed by MORNING MUSIC

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' The Bread of Life '
Talk by Mrs. G. R. Osborn

Contributors

Talk By: Mrs. G. R. Osborn

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing

: TODAY

Second edition

: NEWS

: INCIDENT IN RUMANIA

by F. Y. Thompson
When Mr. Thompson was Professor of English in the University of Cernauti, in Northern Rumania, he attended a church parade on one of the Saints' Days in the calendar of the Rumanian Orthodox Church. It was a colourful ceremony, to be followed by luncheon with the Baroness, but it became a tragedy when ' a shot rang out.'

Contributors

Unknown: F. Y. Thompson

: RECITAL

Pamela Gauntlett (piano)
Harold Lumb (base)
Josephine Lee (piano)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Piano: Pamela Gauntlett
Piano: Harold Lumb
Piano: Josephine Lee

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Olive Rees

Contributors

Unknown: Olive Rees

: THE DAILY SERVICE

There is a green hill far away (BBC
H.B. 92)
New Every Morning, page 26 Psalm 22 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 16, vv. 21-28
Take up thy cross, the Saviour said
(BBC H.B. 369)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Light Orchestra
(Led by Henry Tye )
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Conductor: Henry Tye
Conductor: David Curry

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred.
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. India and Pakistan: Population and Living Standards. Script by Bernard Llewellyn. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN: 'Kũss den Pfennig ': eine alte Wiener Sage. Manuskript von William Eisenthal.

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred.
Script By: Bernard Llewellyn.
Unknown: William Eisenthal.

: Concert Hour BBC MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry
Maria Lidka (violin)

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gerald Gentry
Violin: Maria Lidka

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Announcements

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
Sidney Burchall (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: Sidney Burchall
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH... The Song of Roland' from the old French romance. Script by Moira Doolan
2.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Barriers. 2-How high can we go? by Dr. O. G. Edholm . (BBC recording)
2.40 STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY. ' The Plague and the Fire.' Script by Shirley Pars low

Contributors

Script By: Moira Doolan
Unknown: O. G. Edholm
Script By: Shirley Pars

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This afternoon's visiting artist:
Gwyn Griffiths

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Gwyn Griffiths

: THE CRITICS

: JOAN HAMMOND

(soprano) sings operatic arias by Weber , Catalani , and Puccini on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Weber Catalani

: ANIMAL ATTITUDES

by Gerald Durrell
3-Animal Architects
A description of some of the homes, nests, and community dwellings constructed by animals, from the Caddis larvae to the termite, from the pigeon that balances its egg precariously on three or four twigs to the ingenious weaver birds that build dwellings half the size of a haystack, containing a hundred different nests.

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Durrell

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of All Ages
Musical Calendar
Songs and tunes for the winter
Elton Hayes
The Arden Singers
Conductor, William Bennett and Vernon Adcock and his Music
Introduced by Bernadette Hodgson
Produced by Graham Gauld
5.25 A Tortoise Called Porridge
Talk by Mary Stuart
He was a large, fat, and friendly tortoise who gatecrashed into a paradise of a garden on a sandy island in the West Indies, and Fruit-picking Camp
Talk by John Usborne
* Most fruit-picking camps are pretty serious affairs. Ours wasn't, but then the average age of the pickers was about sixteen, most of them girls, and all determined to have a whale of a time ... It certainly was a memorable fortnight.'

Contributors

Unknown: Elton Hayes
Conductor: William Bennett
Conductor: Vernon Adcock
Introduced By: Bernadette Hodgson
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Talk By: Mary Stuart
Talk By: John Usborne

: 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
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

: TODAY'S SPORT

: Composers' Gallery GORDON JACOB

Sonatina played by Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Alan Richardson (piano)

Contributors

Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Piano: Alan Richardson

: WORLD PREMIERE

A series of programmes recalling historic performances in the theatres of the world
First Nights in London
Part 3 including music from ' The Bohemian Girl'
' Maritana ' and ' A Country Girl'
Julia Shelley (soprano)
Frederick Harvey (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Written by Harold Neden
Introduced by Roy Williams Produced by Edward Nash

Contributors

Soprano: Julia Shelley
Baritone: Frederick Harvey
Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Written By: Harold Neden
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: Edward Nash

: The Thursday Play Athene Seyler in 'THE HAVEN'

A new play for radio by Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Charles Lefeaux

Contributors

Unknown: Caryl Brahms
Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
A A Smith: Eric Anderson
Julia: Una Venning
Amy: Ella Milne
Sheree: Caroline Leigh
Dorothea: Nora Nicholson
Ruby Pearl: Jessie Evans
Trudi Tritsch: Mary Wimbush
Bubbles: Athene Seyler
Matron: Joan Sanderson
Inspector Humble: Robert Sansom
Sergeant Stoutboot: Frank Windsor
Sir Christopher (Toto): Godfrey Kenton

: NEWS

: MATTERS OF MOMENT

A programme in which a question of current concern or interest will be argued or investigated

: STRING SONG

A presentation of music for strings and voices with The String Orchestra
The BBC Studio Choir and featuring
Max Jaffa
Music arranged and conducted byRonald Binge
Introduced by Joy Worth
Produced by James Dufour

Contributors

Unknown: Max Jaffa
Conducted By: Ronald Binge
Introduced By: Joy Worth
Produced By: James Dufour

: John Betjeman makes this week's PERSONAL CHOICE

of poetry he enjoys
Poems read by John Betjeman and Cecil Day Lewis

Contributors

Read By: John Betjeman
Read By: Cecil Day Lewis

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: app. MARKET TRENDS

London Stock Market closing report, and a review of today's overseas commodity and financial news

: Close Down









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