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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

3-Self-conceit and self-confidence

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: TODAY

First edition
A breakfast-time magazine followed by MORNING MUSIC

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' The Mystery of Me '
Talks by Father Gordon Albion
4—Self-pity and self-depreciation

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: TODAY

Second edition followed by MELODY ON THE MOVE

: THE INVISIBLE MAN

by Roly Wason
A bus driver in West Hartlepool, County Durham, talks about life from the glass case at the front of a bus. He makes no complaint, he says, that passengers do not notice him ... Indeed, he hopes they never will, because the only time they ever look at a bus driver is when he makes a mistake.

Contributors

Unknown: Roly Wason

: RECITAL

Elizabeth Arato (piano)
Jan Sedivka (violin)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Elizabeth Arato
Violin: Jan Sedivka
Piano: Josephine Lee

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

music AND MOVEMENT I. by Rachel Percival

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival

: THE DAILY SERVICE

I heard the voice of Jesus say (BBC
H.B. 143)
New Every Morning, page 22
Psalm 119, part 8 (Broadcast Psalter) St. John 7. v. 53. to 8, v. 11
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(BBC H.B. 142)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Banjoliers
Directed by Jack Mandel

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Mandel

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whit red
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Canada. Labrador Iron Ore-Ungava. Script by Frank Illingworth.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' Zukunftsplane.' Anna und Walter Schulz erklaren Onkel Erich ihre schwierige Lage. ' Uberlasst alles nur mir! ' sagt er. Manuskript von Milo Sperber.

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whit
Script By: Frank Illingworth.
Unknown: Walter Schulz
Unknown: Onkel Erich
Unknown: Milo Sperber.

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. Philip Whiteway ) Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Georgina Dobree (clarinet)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Clarinet: Georgina Dobree

: The Weather

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

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. Wales
ROUND 2

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in C sharp minor
Op. 27 No. 2 played by Solomon (piano) on a gramophone record

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. 'Shadrach ' by Meindert DeJong : a serial story adapted bv Sam Langdon. Part 1-Waiting
2.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. The Fight Against Germs. 3-Helping the Body's Defences (i). Script by Philip Brown and Richard Palmer
2.40 STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY. Mary. Queen of Scots: Escape from Loch Leven. Script by Jo Manton

Contributors

Unknown: Meindert Dejong
Unknown: Sam Langdon.
Script By: Philip Brown
Script By: Richard Palmer
Unknown: Loch Leven.
Script By: Jo Manton

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This afternoon's visiting artist:
Cynthia Glover

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Cynthia Glover

: 'THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES

Passages from the autobiography by Lady Diana Cooper
Read by Hermione Hannen
Arranged and produced by Mary Hope Allen
2—' The Castle on the Hill'

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
'Give a Man a Nail' and other songs sung to his small guitar' by Elton Hayes
5.15 For Older Children
Midland Made
' Railway Rour.d-Up '
Devised and introduced by John Adams and Patrick Whitehouse including Spotters' notebook; Diesel journey: Can you guess?; Spotter to specialist
Produced by Peggy Bacon
(BBC rfcording)
5.40 For Children of Most Ages
Home, Sweet Home
Four talks by Owen Tweedy
2-Cairo

Contributors

Unknown: Elton Hayes
Introduced By: John Adams
Introduced By: Patrick Whitehouse
Produced By: Peggy Bacon

: 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
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

: POPULAR CONCERT

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with Joan Butler , Owen Brannigan
AL the piano. Ernest Lush
Stoke-on-Trent Choral Society
Conductor. Harold Gray
Introduced by Christopher Stagg
Produced by John Tylee
From the Victoria Hall. Hanley conducted by Harold Gray

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Joan Butler
Unknown: Owen Brannigan
Piano: Ernest Lush
Conductor: Harold Gray
Introduced By: Christopher Stagg
Produced By: John Tylee
Conducted By: Harold Gray

: Marjorie Westbury Hugh Latimer, and Joan Matheson in 'THE ASTONISHED HEART'

(s: a new production o' the plays previously broadcast in the Light Programme on Dec. 9. 1953)

: MATTERS OF MOMENT

A programme in which a question of current concern or interest is argued or investigated

: Latin-American Way featuring EDMUNDO ROS

and his Latin-American Orchestra

: STRAIGHT FROM CONFERENCE

Maurice Edelman, M.P. and Geoffrey Rippon M.P. ,illustrate their comments on the Conservative Party Conference at Blackpool 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

late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Patricia Bishop (piano)
Mendelssohn
Fantasies (Op. 16)
No. 1, in A minor: No. 2, in E minor
Variations in E flat
Songs Without Words
No 3, in A: No. 4, in A; No. 5, in F sharp minor
Perpetuum Mobile

Contributors

Piano: Patricia Bishop








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