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: News Summary

: BRIGHT AND EARLY

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader. Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: 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

' Living in the Country ' by the Rev. George Cromey
4-A felled tree

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. George Cromey

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: NEWS

: THE LODGER IN THE CAB

by Anthony White
At one time Anthony White owned an old London taxi; and one winter's morning he found a tramp asleep on the back seat. The old man was dislodged, but returned again and again. Mr. White recalls his frustrated attempts to cope charitably with the situation.

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony White
Unknown: Anthony White

: MOZART

Piano Trio in E (K.542) played by The St. Cecilia Trio:
Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Norman Jones (cello) Robin Wood (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Cello: Norman Jones
Piano: Robin Wood

: This Week's Composer

DEBUSSY
Records of the ' Prélude a l'aprèsmidi d'un faune,' the Saxophone Rhapsody, and the last movement of ' La Mer '

: THE DAILY SERVICE

My song is love unknown (BBC H.B.
84)
New Every Morning, page 26 Canticle 5 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 Kings 17, vv. 8-24
Lord Christ, who on thy heart didst bear (BBC H.B. 380)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Gerald Crossman Players

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Crossman

: MUSIC IN MINIATURE

Geraint Evans (baritone)
Hugo d'Alton (mandolin)
Christopher Shaw (piano)
The Melos Ensemble:
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
Paul Draper (bassoon)
Neill Sanders (horn)
Eli Goren (violin)
Ivor McMahon (violin) Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Terence Weil (cello)
Adrian Beers (double-bass)
Jan Smeterlin (piano)
Programme arranged by Basil Douglas
(The recorded broadcast of December 20. 1957. in the BBC's General Overseas Service)

Contributors

Baritone: Geraint Evans
Piano: Christopher Shaw
Bassoon: Paul Draper
Horn: Neill Sanders
Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: Ivor McMahon
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Cello: Terence Weil
Piano: Jan Smeterlin
Arranged By: Basil Douglas

: The Hound of the Baskervilles

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised as a radio serial in six parts by Felix Felton
2: 'Sir Henry Baskerville'
[Starring] Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley
(The recorded broadcast of April 13 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Dramatist: Felix Felton
Producer: Patrick Dromgoole
Dr Watson: Norman Shelley
Sherlock Holmes: Carleton Hobbs
Dr Mortimer: Paul Eddington
Sir Henry Baskerville: Donald Wilson
Wilson: Paul Lorraine
Cartwright: David Baron
Hotel Clerk: Nicholas Selby
Clayton: Frank Shelley

: Concert Hour BBC MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East reg ion

: NEWS

: Announcements

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
Sylvia Cecil (soprano)
Introduced by Lionel Marson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Soprano: Sylvia Cecil
Introduced By: Lionel Marson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

: FAMOUS TRIALS

A series of programmes introduced by Lord Birkett
1 — The Yarmouth Beach Murder by Julian Symons
One day in 1900 the body of a woman was found on Yarmouth beach. Her husband, Herbert John Bennett , who had been leading a double life, was accused of the murder; but the evidence of a last-minute witness seemed to cast doubt on the case against him.
Produced by Nesta Pain

Contributors

Introduced By: Lord Birkett
Unknown: Julian Symons
Unknown: Herbert John Bennett
Produced By: Nesta Pain

: GRAND HOTEL

Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
This afternoon's visiting artist,
Joy Holman

Contributors

Unknown: Max Jaffa
Artist: Joy Holman

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Philip Hope-Wallace
Radio: Cyril Ray
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Art: Nevile Wallis
Film: Riccardo Aragno
Theatre: J. W. Lambert

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Ray
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Nevile Wallis
Unknown: Riccardo Aragno
Unknown: J. W. Lambert

: MARIA MENEGHINI CALLAS

(soprano) sings. arias from Spontini's
' La Vestale ' on a gramophone record

: FREDDIE AND PAUL

by A. W. Rowe
A. W. Rowe grew up in St. Ives, Cornwall, and most of his family were sailors or fishermen. This is the first of three stories he tells about life in St. Ives in the old days.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' Little Daylight '
A play by Helen Drever based on a fairy story by George Macdonald
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden
5.30 For Older Children
' As I Before My Cottage Door'
Random Rural Reflections by C. Gordon Glover
Produced by David Davis
4-July
' 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

Play By: Helen Drever
Story By: George MacDonald
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden
Produced By: David Davis
The King: Leonard Maguire
The Queen: Joan Fitzpatrick
The Princess: Moira Pedersen
The Prince: Bryden Murdoch
An Archbishop: Bryden Murdoch
An old woman: Denise Coffey
Good Fairies:Joy: Erne Morrison
Good Fairies:Hope: Joan Fitzpatrick
Good Fairies:Wisely: Denise Coffey
Good Fairies:Bonny: Jane Moreland

: 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

: RAWICZ AND LANDAUER

(two pianos) on gramophone records

: DO YOU REMEMBER?

Unforgettable memories throughout the years recalled by Freddy Grisewood and played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky . with Cherry Lind
Joan Butler , Dudley Rolph
BBC Chorus
(trained by Alan G. Melville ) and Anna Neagle to revive some special memories
Programme written by Dick Richards
Produced by John Tylee
The programme includes music from ' The Merry Widow,' ' The Dubarry,' 'The First of the Few,' and ' The Two Pigeons'

Contributors

Recalled By: Freddy Grisewood
Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Cherry Lind
Unknown: Joan Butler
Unknown: Dudley Rolph
Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Unknown: Anna Neagle
Written By: Dick Richards
Produced By: John Tylee

: The Thursday Play

Gladys Young with Laidman Browne in ' CLEMENTINE'
A summer comedy for radio by John Keir Cross from the novel by Winston Clewes
Cast in order of speaking:
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Unknown: John Keir Cross
Novel By: Winston Clewes
Production By: Audrey Cameron
The Observer: David March
Clementine Gurney: Gladys Young
Eustace Merrilees: Laidman Browne
Georgia Gurney, Clementine's niece: Sheila Manahan
Gertrude, a maid: Joan Ireland
Mr Mallandine a solicitor: James James Thomason
Dickie Fraser: Peter Wilde
Mr Fraser his father: Eric Anderson
Justin Tapperley, a Civil Servant: Godfrey Kenton
Mr Linklater: Arthur Young
Colonel Venables: Philip Cunningham
Bolwell, a manservant: Anthony Viccars
Edgar Charlesworth: Denis Goacher
A Policeman: William Eedle
Clerk of the Court: Anthony Viccars
General Cranston: Rolf Lefebvre

: NEWS

: RADIO LINK

A monthly programme, the only regular one of its kind, in which radio is used to link speakers in London and other world centres to exchange views on important issues of common interest
Chairman in London
Robert McKenzie
The subjects dealt with in Radio Link are always highly topical. They, and the names of the speakers, will be- announced only shortly before each broadcast.

: MUSIC TAPESTRY

Alan Loveday (violin)
Yvonne Newman (contralto)
Edward Rubach (piano) with the London Studio Players
Conducted by Jean Pougnet
The programme produced by Alan Owen

Contributors

Violin: Alan Loveday
Contralto: Yvonne Newman
Piano: Edward Rubach
Conducted By: Jean Pougnet
Produced By: Alan Owen

: 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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