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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Conductor: David Curry

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: TODAY

First edition
A breakfast-time magazine followed by MORNING MUSIC

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Ex-sailor Leonard Pendlebury talks about a voyage
3-The Ship's Clock

Contributors

Talks: Leonard Pendlebury

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: TODAY

Second edition

: SHOPPING LIST

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

Contributors

Read By: Louise Davies

: JELLYFISH

by Frank Lane
There is still time to be stung by one at the seaside this year. Frank Lane tells how they do it and what they are.

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Lane

: RECITAL

Mary Valentine (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Mary Valentine

: This Week's Composer

ELGAR
Records of the Larghetto from his Second Symphony, and the Cockaigne Overture

: THE DAILY SERVICE

0 for a thousand tongues to sing
(BBC H.B. 278)
New Every Morning, page 41 Psalm 85 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 1, vv. 29-42
0 God. give ear unto my cry (BBC
H.B. 466)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Syd Dean and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Dean

: Edinburgh International Festival

CHAMBER MUSIC
Quintetto Chigiano:
Riccardo Brengola (violin)
Mario Benvenuti (violin)
Giovanni Leone (viola)
Lino Filippini (cello)
Sergio Lorenzi (piano)
From the Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1

Contributors

Violin: Riccardo Brengola
Violin: Mario Benvenuti
Viola: Giovanni Leone
Cello: Lino Filippini
Piano: Sergio Lorenzi

: THE WANDERINGS OF WORDS

A talk by David Murison
Editor of the Scottish National Dictionary

Contributors

Talk By: David Murison

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Sir Samuel Wadham talks about the need for some planning in the supply and demand of world food
J. W. Murray explains the type of price support that is given to agriculture in the U.S.A.
News commentary by Leonard Amey Chairman: The ' On Your Farm ' Vet

Contributors

Talks: Sir Samuel Wadham
Unknown: J. W. Murray
Commentary By: Leonard Amey

: The Weather

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

: Kenneth Home insists that nothing is BEYOND OUR KEN

and to prove it
Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick
Betty Marsden , Ron Moody
Patricia Lancaster support him in a sort of radio show
(The recorded broadcast of July 22 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Ron Moody
Unknown: Patricia Lancaster

: EDMUNDO ROS

and his
Latin-American Orchestra
Produced by Frank Hooper

Contributors

Produced By: Frank Hooper

: MUSICAL ENCOUNTERS

Music from Holland and Wales
BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conducted by George Hurst Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: George Hurst
Clarinet: Gervase de Peyer

: Wednesday Matinee 'BAG AND BAGGAGE'

by Arthur Gardiner
Produced by Mollie Greenhalgh

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Gardiner
Produced By: Mollie Greenhalgh
Simpson: John Graham
Gloria: Jessica Lang
Frank Bagley: Frank Windsor
Julia Bagley: Catherine Salkeld
Mrs Lawson: Ella Milne
Sally Jackson: Beryl Calder
Nathan Foster: John Hollis
Company Director: George Merritt

: VESPERS

sung by the Community of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Friary, East Bergholt, Suffolk
Introduced by Father Brian Cavanagh , O.F.M. Deus in adjutorium: Gloria Patri
(Palestrina)
Psalms 127, 128, 129. 130. and 131 (Plainchant)
Hymn: Sanctorum meritis inclyta gaudia (Plainchant)
Magnificat (Plainchant and Fauxbourdon)
Benedicamus Domino
Motet: Justorum animae (Cirotraffi)
Organist,
Frater Honorius McCaffrey. o.M.

Contributors

Introduced By: Father Brian Cavanagh
Organist: Frater Honorius McCaffrey.

: INDIAN SUMMER

Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally, and a meeting-place on the air for those concerned for their welfare
Men in the Kitchen: an illustrated account of some cookery classes for elderly bachelors. (BBC recording)
'Don't Smother Me ': Gwenda Hollander makes a plea for the rights of invalids

Contributors

Unknown: Gwenda Hollander

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' The Adventures of Galldora '
Four more stories about Marybell's rag doll
Written for Children's Hour by Modwena Sedgwick told by Jo
2—'Galldora and the Giant'
One windy wet November, Marybell's mother had found an old book of very old fairy stories. Marybell enjoyed the fairy stories until they came to stories about giants. Marybell found it was decidedly uncomfortable thinking about giants, even friendly giants ...
5.20 For Older Listeners
'The Barons' Hostage '
An adventure serial in four parts by Geoffrey Trease
Adapted by the author from his book of the same name
2—' Trumpets at Dawn '
Produced by Graham Gauld
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. D. Jones-Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Modwena Sedgwick
Unknown: Geoffrey Trease
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Unknown: Rev. D. Jones-Davies
Hugo Best, who tells the story: Ivan Samson
Michael Vallier: Colin Campbell
Arlette de la Garde: Ysanne Churchman
King Henry III: Arnold Peters
Queen Eleanor: Nancie Jackson
Earl Simon de Montfort: Geoffrey Lewis
Countess de Montfort: Lydia Sherwood
Prince Edward: Noel Johnson
Page: Wilfrid Downing

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

: THE DANCING ENGLISH

visits
The Memorial Hall,
Barford, Warwickshire for a programme of English and American dances and songs with Bicky McLain
Bob Cann (melodeon)
Guest caller,
Otto Wood Birmingham Square Dance Band
Arranged and introduced by Kenneth Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Bicky McLain
Unknown: Bob Cann
Unknown: Otto Wood Birmingham
Introduced By: Kenneth Clark

: RADIO PORTRAITS

Rex Palmer introduces portraits in sound of famous broadcasting personalities compiled from the BBC library of recordings
John Hilton
Produced by John Powell
(The recorded broadcast of July 8)

Contributors

Introduces: Rex Palmer
Unknown: John Hilton
Produced By: John Powell

: THE OWL IN THE PLANE TREES

A portrait of Mecklenburg Square
Before September 1939 Mecklenburg Square was a quiet and gracious backwater of Bloomsbury, the home of many personalities well known in the theatre and the arts. Bombing and postwar rebuilding have altered the character of the Square and it is of this transition that past and present residents speak in tonight's documentary programme.
Written and compiled by Robert Pocock

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Pocock

: MAURICE CHEVALIER

* The Man with the Straw Hat ' who will be seventy years young on September 12
A tribute with records and personal reminiscences recorded by Leslie Caron , Claudette Colbert
Deborah Kerr , Fred Freed and Maurice Chevalier himself
Written by Gordon Gow
Narrated by Maurice Belfer
Produced by Lilian Duff

Contributors

Unknown: Straw Hat
Unknown: Leslie Caron
Unknown: Claudette Colbert
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Fred Freed
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Written By: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Maurice Belfer
Produced By: Lilian Duff

: Monica Grey and Hugh Manning in 'THE BLACK WIDOWER'

A macabre radio thriller by Aileen Burke and Leone Stewart
Produced by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Aileen Burke
Unknown: Leone Stewart
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Barry Yorke: Peter Wilde
Lena Dawson: Monica Grey
Mrs Allan: Joan Sanderson
Mr Winette: Malcolm Hayes
Gregory Dawson: Hugh Manning
Mrs Winette: Molly Rankin
Kate: Kathleen Helme

: 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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