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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

3-A straight line is the shortest distance between two points

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

First edition
A breakfast-time magazine followed by MORNING MUSIC

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' The Broad Way and the Narrow Way ' by the Rev. Douglas Stewart
4 — Millions now living are already dead

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Douglas Stewart

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: TODAY

Second edition followed by MELODY ON THE MOVE

: 'GEORGE'

or A Visit to the Peloponnese by Kevin FitzGerald
The story of a car driver who became the master of his passengers and, instead of letting them say where they wanted to go, took them forcibly for a tour of classical Greece.

Contributors

Unknown: Kevin Fitzgerald

: RECITAL

Mary Dunkley (mezzo-soprano)
Stephan Deak (violin)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Mary Dunkley
Violin: Stephan Deak
Piano: Ernest Lush

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

music AND MOVEMENT i, by Rachel Percival

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Lo. God is here (BBC H.B. 264) New Every Morning, page 1 Psalm 99 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. John 6. vv. 51-59
Put thou thy trust in God (BBC H.B.
313)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Salisbury and his Salon Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Salisbury

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND melody, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Canada. The Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seawav. Script by Monica Mugan. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Mutter hat Geburtstag.' Unsre Horer werden mit der Familie Schulz Bekanntschaft machen. Manuskript von Rolf Richards.

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: Monica Mugan.
Unknown: Familie Schulz Bekanntschaft
Unknown: Rolf Richards.

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. Philip Whiteway ) Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: The Weather

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

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. Wales
Round 1

: JOHANNA MARTZY

(violin) with Jean Antonietti (piano)
Rondeau brillant in B minor (D.895)
(Schubert) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Jean Antonietti

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. A Poetry Programme: Collecting Poems, including ' Beech Leaves ' by James Reeves. 'The Squirrel ' by Ian Serraillier. and ' Please to Remember ' by Walter de la Mare. Script by Ian Serraillier
2.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. The Fight Against Germs. 2-Microbes that Cause Disease. Script by Richard Palmer
2.40 STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY. William Tyndale : a story of a secret printing-press. Script by A. L. Lloyd

Contributors

Unknown: James Reeves.
Unknown: Ian Ser
Unknown: Walter de la Mare.
Script By: Ian Serraillier
Script By: Richard Palmer
Unknown: William Tyndale
Script By: A. L. Lloyd

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist, Ian Blair

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Ian Blair

: ' THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES

Passages from the autobiography by Lady Diana Cooper
Read by Hermione Hannen
Arranged and produced by Mary Hope Allen
1—' No Shadows '

Contributors

Unknown: Lady Diana Cooper
Read By: Hermione Hannen
Produced By: Mary Hope Allen

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Walter Allen

Contributors

Conducted By: Walter Allen

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
, Chi-Chi-Bud-O ' and other songs sung to the guitar by Cy Grant
5.15 Birds, Balloons, Meteors-or Flying Saucers?
Ever since ' Flying Saucers ' first came into the news in 1947 thousands of people all over the world have reported seeing U.F.O.s (Unidentified Flying Objects) moving across the sky.
This programme includes reports of some of these ' sightings' and of the efforts that have been made to find out what lies behind them.
Script and presentation by Nan Macdonald
Produced by Herbert Smith
5.40 Home, Sweet Home
Four light-hearted talks by Owen Tweedy on homes he has made for himself in very different parts of the world
1 — Jerusalem

Contributors

Unknown: Cy Grant
Presentation By: Nan MacDonald
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Owen Tweedy

: The Weather

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

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

6.15. Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's sport
6.35 Town and Country
Magazine
A magazine for listeners in London and the counties of the South-East
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

: Music Tapestry

Richard Standen (bass) Sheila Bromberg (harp) Edward Rubach (piano)
London Studio Players
Conducted by John Hollingsworth

Contributors

Bass: Richard Standen
Harpist: Sheila Bromberg
Pianist: Edward Rubach
Musicians: The London Studio Players
Conductor: John Hollingsworth
Producer: Alan Owen

: ELISABETH SCHUMANN

(soprano) on a gramophone record
Richard Strauss
Standchen: with an ensemble conducted by Lawrance Colliingwood
Freundliche Vision; Wiegenlied: with Ivor Newton (piano)
AH' mein' Gedanken; Hat gesagt, bleibt's njcht dabei; Schlechtes Wetter: with Karl Alwin (piano)
Heimkehr: with Leo Rosenek (piano)
Hugo Wolf
In dem Schatten meiner Locken; Mausfallenspruchlein ; Und willst du deinen Liebsten sterben sehen; Nimmersatte Liebe: with Gerald Moore (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Lawrance Colliingwood
Piano: Ivor Newton
Piano: Karl Alwin
Piano: Leo Rosenek
Piano: Hugo Wolf
Piano: Gerald Moore

: The Thursday Play Noël Coward Festival Annabel Maule and Simon Lack in ' BRIEF ENCOUNTER'

Adapted by Maurice Horspool
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Adapted By: Maurice Horspool
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Myrtle Bagot, refreshment-room manageress: Sophie Ellis
Beryl, her assistant: Beryl Calder
Albert Godby, a ticket collector: John Cazabon
Alec Harvey: Simon Lack
Laura Jesson: Annabel Maule
Fred Jesson, her husband: John Bryning
Dolly Messiter: Barbara Lott
Stephen: Rolf Lefebvre
Mary Norton: Judy Bailey

: 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, Alan Bullock
The subjects dealt with in Radio Link are always highly topical. They, and the names of the speakers, are announced only shortly before each broadcast.

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bullock

: FIESTA

Gramophone records of popular Latin-American music presented by Albert Palaus

Contributors

Presented By: Albert Palaus

: STRAIGHT FROM CONFERENCE

Maurice Edelman, M.P. and Geoffrey Rippon, m.p. illustrate their comments on the Labour Party Conference at Scarborough with recordings they have chosen of speeches made at today's session

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Edelman, M.P.
Unknown: Geoffrey Rippon, M.P.

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Cyril Preedy (piano)
Liszt Petrarch Sonnets. Nos. 104 and 123 Dante Sonata

Contributors

Piano: Cyril Preedy
Piano: Liszt Petrarch








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