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: News Summary

: BRIGHT AND EARLY

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

Contributors

Conductor: Henry Tye
Conductor: David Curry

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: MORNING MUSIC

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' My Faith and My Job ' by a meteorologist

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

: MORNING MUSIC

(Continued)

: NEWS

: WORTHINGTON FINDS A FRIEND

told by Antony Bilbow

Contributors

Told By: Antony Bilbow

: MUSIC FOR TWO PIANOS

played by Mary Peppin and Geraldine Peppin

Contributors

Played By: Mary Peppin
Played By: Geraldine Peppin

: ADVENTURE WITH AN OLD STEAM CAR

One unforgettable day, nearly fifty years ago, H. E. RENDALL bought a steam car for ten pounds and took it for a trial run from North London to Kennington, via Piccadilly Circus

Contributors

Unknown: H. E. Rendall

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Good Christian men (BBC H.B. 103) New Every Morning, page 29 Psalm 57 (Broadcast Psalter) Isaiah 35, w. 1-10
Now the green blade riseth (BBC
H.B. 109)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Banjoliers
.directed by Jack Mandel

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Mandel

: THE SINGING LESSON

Tom Scott , who makes his living by his pen, tells how, in dire straits, he decided to take up singing professionally

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Scott

: SOUND-TRACK SERENADE

A programme of film music compiled and introduced by Gordon Gow
Including excerpts from:
Ernest Hemingway 's ' Old Man of the Sea ' starring Spencer Tracy
' The Missouri Traveller '
' Toto and the Poachers '
' Lucky Me ' and the voices of: Doris Day. Frank Holder
Robert Rounseville , Barbara Ruick
Programme edited and produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Introduced By: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Ernest Hemingway
Unknown: Spencer Tracy
Unknown: Robert Rounseville
Unknown: Barbara Ruick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

featuring
Sidney James , Bill Kerr
Hattie Jacques , Kenneth Williams
Written bv
Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Alan Simpson
Unknown: Ray Galton
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Derek McCulloch
(Uncle Mac)
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Derek McCulloch
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee presents

Clifford Evans in ' CHARIOT OF FIRE' by Jon Manchip White
Production by Emyr Humphreys
The play is set in the small port of Cardifl in the middle of the sixteenth century.

Contributors

Unknown: Clifford Evans
Unknown: Jon Manchip
Production By: Emyr Humphreys
Anthony Kitchin, Bishop of Llandaff: Martin Lewis
Felipe de Castro, envoy of Cardinal Pole: Charles Hodgson
Rawlins White, fisherman: Clifford Evans
Lucy, his daughter: Gwenyth Petty
Betsi Morgan, his servant: Dilys Davies
Rhodri Vaughan captain of White's ship, the Marigold: Brinley Jenkins
Walters, the Bishop's butler: Moses Jones
Head gaoler: Prysor Williams

: The Saturday Concert BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: ON THE BORDERS OF TIBET

Dr. Mostyn Lewis and his daughter Ruth describe a visit they made to Darjeeling and Kalimpong on the borders of Tibet in 1957 This was a return journey for Dr. Lewis, who visited Tibet for the first time thirty-five years ago.
Among the recordings he introduces is one of Dawa Pasang Lama chanting his prayers.
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Mostyn Lewis
Unknown: Dawa Pasang Lama
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: Children's Hour

For Children of Most Ages
The Great Toytown War
A Toytown Play by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
(BBC recording)
(Felix Felton is appearing in 'Where's Charley?' at the Palace Theatre, London)

5.30 For Older Children
First Attempts
Young artists making their first broadcast.

From Birmingham:
Graham introduces Nadine Garton (trombone).

From Bristol:
Mollie introduces Maureen Cottan (flute), Hilary Coates (piano).

From London:
Claire introduces Peter MacDonald (organ).
At the organ, Charles Smart

Contributors

Writer (Toytown): S. G. Hulme Beaman
Production (Toytown): Josephine Plummer
Larry the Lamb/Narrator: Derek McCulloch
Ernest the Policeman: Stephen Jack
Mr. Growser: Ralph de Rohan
The Mayor of Toytown: Felix Felton
The Mayor of Arkville: Lawrence Baskcomb
The Magician/The Sentry: Norman Shelley
The Inventor: Ivan Samson
Trombonist (First Attempts): Nadine Garton
Accompanist (First Attempts): Doris Adams
Flutist (First Attempts): Maureen Cottan
Accompanist (First Attempts): Patricia Clark
Pianist (First Attempts): Hilary Coates
Organist (First Attempts): Peter MacDonald
Organist (First Attempts): Charles Smart

: The Weather

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

: Town and Country: Sports Session

The day's sport reviewed in results, reports, and summaries for listeners in South-East England.

Today's programme includes:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results

Association Football
A review of this afternoon's matches and eye-witness accounts of games in which teams from South-East England are concerned.

Swimming
A report by Alun Williams on the last day of the European Championships in Budapest.

6.30 app Rugby Union
Results of important club games and a report on the match between London Scottish and an International XV at Twickenham.

Cricket
Close of play scores in today's festival matches.

Comment in Sport
Well-known sports personalities in South-East England express their views on affairs of the moment.

Introduced by Jacob de Vries.

6.50 app.-6.55 for the South Coast: Area sports results
(VHF: Rowridge, 92.9 Mc/s)

Contributors

Reporter (Swimming): Alun Williams
Presenter: Jacob de Vries

: Those Were the Days

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra, Dennis Noble (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson.
Including: Marine Fourstep; Veleta; Gainsborough Glide; Seaside Saunter; Valse Cotillion; Georgella Blues; Western Schottische; The Last Waltz
To be repeated on Thursday at 1.15

Contributors

Musicians: Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Baritone: Dennis Noble
Presenter: Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies: Charles Crathorn
Producer: Geoffrey Brand

: Henry Wood Promenade Concert: Tchaikovsky

Kendall Taylor (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Basil Cameron

Waltz (The Sleeping Princess); Piano Concerto No. 2, in G
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Basil Maine writes on page 24

Contributors

Pianist: Kendall Taylor
Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Paul Beard
[Orchestra] conducted by: Basil Cameron

: Holiday Playhouse

Cyril Fletcher introduces Holiday Playhouse

The George Mitchell Glee Club.
A Family Saga: Life with the Burkes

Songs provided by: Margaret Ashton, John Hanson
This week's visitor: Sidney James
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert)
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
(BBC recording)

(Tom Mennard is appearing in 'Masquerade' at the Esplanade Theatre, Bognor Regis; Cyril Fletcher in 'Masquerade' at the Pavilion, Sandown, Isle of Wight)

Contributors

Presenter: Cyril Fletcher
Singers: The George Mitchell Glee Club
Mrs. Emma Burke (Life with the Burkes): Marjorie Rhodes
Grandma (Life with the Burkes): Gladys Dawson
Sally (Life with the Burkes): Nan Kenway
Albert Burke (Life with the Burkes): Cyril Fletcher
'Erbie Burke (Life with the Burkes): Cyril Fletcher
Roving reporter: Tom Mennard
Singer: Margaret Ashton
Singer: John Hanson
Guest: Sidney James
Musicians: BBC Revue Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Antony Gilbert
[Orchestra] conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Incidental music: Edwin Braden
Sketch material: Johnny Speight
Continuity: Bill Kellie
Continuity: Arthur Lay
Producer: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents: The Story of La Tosca

by Victorien Sardou.
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by Norman Ginsbury and Jacques Sarch.
[Starring] June Tobin, Marius Goring and David Peel

(BBC recording)
Norman Ginsbury writes on page 2

Contributors

Author: Victorien Sardou
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by: Norman Ginsbury
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by: Jacques Sarch
Producer: Wilfrid Grantham
Baron Scarpia: Marius Goring
Colonel Sciarrone: Manning Wilson
Spoletta: John Hollis
Mario Cavaradossi: David Peel
Angelotti: Denis Goacher
Floria Tosca: June Tobin
Father Eusebius: James Thomason
Visconte de Treyihlac: Peter Wilde
Princess Orlonia: Janet Burnell
Marchesi Attavanti: Philip Leaver
Queen of Naples: Joan Matheson
Other parts played by: Members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company

: London Baroque Ensemble

Conductor, Karl Haas
Gramophone records of music for wind instruments.

Contributors

Musicians: London Baroque
Ensemble [Ensemble] conductor: Karl Haas

: Before the Ending of the Day

A form for Compline.

: Greenwich Time Signal; News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: Close Down









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