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: News Summary

: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Conductor: David Curry

: 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 followed by MORNING MUSIC
See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

A talk by the Rev. Brian Hession

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Brian Hession

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news
Compiled and read by Louise Davies

Contributors

Read By: Louise Davies

: 0 NEWS

: MIND OVER MATTER

by Evelyn Cheesman , O.B.E.
During her expeditions to New Guinea and the New Hebrides, it seemed to Evelyn Cheesman that the peoples of those islands had an extraordinary control over their own vitality. They could, it appeared, live or die at will— like the old man, for instance, who waited for the bishop.

Contributors

Unknown: Evelyn Cheesman , O.B.E.

: RECITAL

Bernice Lehmann (piano)
Margaret Fraser (soprano)
Frederick Stone (piano)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Piano: Bernice Lehmann
Soprano: Margaret Fraser
Piano: Frederick Stone

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. Colonel Blood and the Crown Jewels (1671). Script by Sam Langdon.

Contributors

Script By: Sam Langdon.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

All ye who seek for sure relief (BBC
H.B. 289)
New Every Morning, page 22
Psalm 119, part 8 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 26. vv. 1-13
0 crucified Redeemer (BBC H.B. 85)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Claude Cavalotti and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Claude Cavalotti

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS II
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. La Cuisine et les Plaisirs de la Table.' Texte d'Emile Harven.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: MUSIC FOR DANCING

Requests from overseas listeners
See Light Programme

: FARM FARE

An agricultural weekly
D. F. Hodsdon talks about the continued drift of farm workers from the land
Peter Clough gives some advice on machine-milking routine
News commentary by Anthony Parkin
Chairman, George Villiers

Contributors

Commentary By: Anthony Parkin
Unknown: George Villiers

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: THE LAUGHTERMAKERS

A series of light-hearted enquiries into the lives of famous stars of comedy, who discuss with friends their personal approach to making us laugh
Terry-Thomas
Written by Gale Pedrick
Production by John Browell

Contributors

Written By: Gale Pedrick
Production By: John Browell

: ANDOR FOLDES (piano)

Variations on a theme of Robert Schumann. Op. 9 (Brahms) on a gramophone record

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S JOIN IN. Hunting the Gowk ' by Lilian Daykin : based on folklore about a little boy in springtime
2.20 ADVENTURES IN MUSIC. Peter and the Wolf': the story with music by Prokofiev. introduced by Frank Phillips.
2.40 MODERN HISTORY. Lord Shaftesbury. Script by Margaret J. Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Lilian Daykin
Introduced By: Frank Phillips.
Script By: Margaret J. Miller

: Wednesday Matinee presents Glenn Melvyn and Fred Fairclough in 'FOWL PLAY'

by William Barrow
Production by Vivian A. Daniels in the BBC's North of England studios

Contributors

Unknown: William Barrow
Production By: Vivian A. Daniels
Timmy Dodds: Glenn Melvyn
Boozer Barraclough: Fred Fairclough
Sally Dodds: Sheridan Grant
Mr Buller: John Sharp
Dick Buller: Brian Trueman
Mr Fortescue: Leslie Moorhouse

: HOLY WEEK AND ITS MUSIC

Mgr. Gordon Wheeler shows how in the liturgy of Holy Week the Church lives again through the story of the Sufferings, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord
Choir of Westminster Cathedral Master of the Cathedral Music,
George J. Malcolm PALM SUNDAY: Gloria. laus, et honor (Plainsong); Christus vincit (Acclamations: Worcester Antiphoner)
TUESDAY: Passion according to St. Mark (Plainsong and G. Malcolm)
MAUNDY THURSDAY: Christus factus est (Anerio); Ubi caritas et amor (Plainsong); Pange lingua (Plainsong and Palestrina)
GOOD FRIDAY: Tanquam ad latronem (Vittoria): Passion according to St. John (Plainsong and Byrd); Ecco Lignum crucis (Plainsong); PopulS meus (Palestrina); Adoramus te. Christe (attrib. to Palestrina)
EASTER VIGIL: Lumen Christi (Plainsong): Praeconium Paschale: Exsultet (Plainsong) ; Sicut cervus desiderat (Palestrina) ; Alleluia (Plainsong)
EASTER DAY: Sequence: Victimae, Paschali (Plainsong); 0 filii et flita (Plainsong)

Contributors

Unknown: George J. Malcolm Palm

: INDIAN SUMMER

Something Different on the Window Sill: Margaret Spencer Smith suggests some unusual plants for window boxes
So Many Houses: Lilian Phillips had a father whose hobby was moving from county to county
Presented by Douglas Smith

Contributors

Presented By: Douglas Smith

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of Most Ages
'Charter Pilot' by Gilbert Dalton
3—' Skull and Crossbones '
Produced by Peggy Bacon
followed by Night Flight
A talk for the older listeners by Eric Roberts
6.50 Children's Hour Prayers
Conducted by the Rev. Noel Calvin

Contributors

Unknown: Gilbert Dalton
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: Eric Roberts
Unknown: Rev. Noel Calvin
Mike Dudley: Robert Marsden
Billy Perkins: Billy Thatcher
Angela: Ysanne Churchman
John: John Stirling
Jim Talbot: Bob Arnold
Isabel Delmar: Nona Blair
Ludo Corini: Michael Shaw
Marco: Philip Garston-Jones
Max Walkerdene: Peter Wilde
Sir Reginald Starling: John Baddeley
Lady Starling: Christine Lindsay
Mrs Washington: Kay Hudson
Captain Jerome: Ronald Baddiley

: 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
8.37 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

: THE STATE VISIT TO THE NETHERLANDS

The Second Day
See above

: COUNTRY DANCING

Music and songs from a square dance party in Somerset with Pat Shaw
Nibs Matthews , Michael Watson
The Jolly Waggoners
Square Dance Band
Master of Ceremonies,
Bernard Fishwick

Contributors

Unknown: Pat Shaw
Unknown: Nibs Matthews
Unknown: Michael Watson
Unknown: Bernard Fishwick

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

A series of five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland
Round 1
London:
Cedric Cliffe , Hubert Phillips
Quiz-Master,
Lionel Hale Scotland:
Sir James Fergusson , Jack House
Quiz-Master, Gilbert Harding

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Hubert Phillips
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: BBC SYMPHONY CONCERTS

Season 1957-8
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Last concert of the series

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

: NEWS

: North Region presents the FIFTY-ONE SOCIETY

Sir Isaiah Berlin addresses the Society on * National Superiority and Inferiority'
In the chair, Niel Pearson
A shortened version of the proceedings at a recent meeting of the Society

Contributors

Unknown: Isaiah Berlin
Unknown: Niel Pearson

: THE COUNTRYSIDE IN MARCH

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country including
Sounds of the month
Reports from the countryside
A natural history contribution by Eric Simms
Introduced by C. Gordon Glover
Produced by Arthur Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simms
Introduced By: C. Gordon Glover
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: DUTCH CABARET

Records of popular music presented by Brian Matthew

Contributors

Presented By: Brian Matthew

: 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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