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: Lift Up Your Hearts

Talks by C. A. Joyce.
(Recording of Thursday's broadcast)

Contributors

Speaker: C. A. Joyce

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: Today

A breakfast-time magazine.

: Lift Up Your Hearts

Talks by C. A. Joyce.
Repeated on Saturday at 6.50 a.m.

Contributors

Speaker: C. A. Joyce

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Second Test Match: Australia v. England

Summary by Brian Johnston.

Contributors

Summariser: Brian Johnston

: Shopping List

A bulletin of food news to guide the household shopper.

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Compiled and read by: Louise Davies

: Melody on the Move

See Light Programme

: Scarlet in the City: 2: The Honourable Artillery Company

A series of four talks by Jocelyn Bradford.

Major Bradford tells you some facts about the oldest military organisation in the British Army, whose head-quarters, Armoury House, is in the heart of the City of London, where the 'H.A.C.' was formed in 1537.
(Recording of broadcast of Oct. 10)
Third talk: January 7

Contributors

Speaker: Jocelyn Bradford

: Song Recital

Sophie Wyss (soprano), Maria Korchinska (harp)
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Soprano: Sophie Wyss
Harpist: Maria Korchinska

: This Week's Composer: Chopin

Gramophone records of the shorter piano pieces, including waltzes and mazurkas.

: The Daily Service

Once in royal David's city (BBC H.B. 58)
New Every Morning, page 102
Carol: Unto us a Boy is born
1 John 4, vv. 1-16
Behold, the great Creator makes (BBC H.B. 44)

: News Summary; Music While You Work

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Musicians: Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

: Greenwich Time Signal; Music in Miniature

Norma Procter (contralto), Ventsislav Yankoff (piano), Osian Ellis (harp), Charles Spinks (harpsichord)
London String Quartet: Erich Gruenberg (violin), John Tunnell (violin), Keith Cummings (viola), Douglas Cameron (cello)

(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 27 in the BBC's General Overseas Service)

Contributors

Contralto: Norma Procter
Pianist: Ventsislav Yankoff
Harpist: Osian Ellis
Harpsichordist: Charles Spinks
Violinist: Erich Gruenberg
Violinist: John Tunnell
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cellist: Douglas Cameron
Programme arranged by: Basil Douglas

: The Archaeologist: Morgantina

Donald Strong introduces recordings made in Sicily, where Professor Richard Stillwell, of Princeton University, has been directing an excavation on the site of a lost Greek city in the centre of the island near Aidone which may be the ancient Morgantina.

(The recorded broadcast of September 9 in Network Three)

Contributors

Presenter: Donald Strong
Archaeologist: Professor Richard Stillwell
Producer: John Irving

: Second Test Match

Summary by E. W. Swanton.

Contributors

Summariser: E. W. Swanton

: Those Were the Days

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra, Gwen Catley (soprano)
Introduced by Ivan Samson.
The programme includes: The Gay Gordons; Chrysanthemum Waltz; Butterfly Gavotte; The Lancers; Lovers' Saunter; Tango Scintillia

Contributors

Musicians: Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Soprano: Gwen Catley
Presenter: Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies: Charles Crathorn
Producer: Eric Arden

: Announcements

: The Weather

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

: Orchestral Concert: BBC Scottish Orchestra

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

Contributors

Musicians: BBC Scottish Orchestra
Orchestra leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: A Golden Treasury of Music and Song

with contributions by Osian Ellis, The Well-Tempered Singers
and the Granville Players
Conducted by Lou Whiteson
Introduced by Ian Stamp.

Contributors

Harpist: Osian Ellis
Singers: The Well-Tempered Singers
Musicians: The Granville Players
Players conducted by: Lou Whiteson
Presenter: Ian Stamp
Producer: Gareth Walters

: European Enquiry: Rebellious Youth

Reports of youthful restlessness come today from many countries. Is there a thread running through this restlessness? T. R. Fyvel has visited countries in Europe, talking with people and recording some interviews with them.

(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 12)

Contributors

Presenter: T. R. Fyvel
Producer: Margery Withers

: Any Answers?

A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to the views expressed in 'Any Questions?'.
(Recording of Thursday's broadcast in the Light Programme)

: Kings of the Keyboard

Piano music in contrasting styles.
Played by Iris Loveridge (concert pianist), Joan and Valerie Trimble (two pianos), Ronnie Aldrich (Latin-American music), The Johnny Pearson Quartet (rhythmic piano music)
Introduced by Alan Dell.

Contributors

Pianist: Iris Loveridge
Pianist: Joan Trimble
Pianist: Valerie Trimble
Pianist: Ronnie Aldrich
Musicians: The Johnny Pearson Quartet
Presenter: Alan Dell
Producer: Jimmy Grant

: Midland Region presents My Word!

A panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason.
E. Arnot Robertson and Frank Muir challenge Nancy Spain and Denis Norden.
Umpire, Jack Longland
(The recorded broadcast of Dec. 25: before an invited audience in the Victoria Rooms, Bristol)

Contributors

Devised by: Tony Shryane
Devised by: Edward J. Mason
Panellist: E. Arnot Robertson
Panellist: Frank Muir
Panellist: Nancy Spain
Panellist: Denis Norden
Umpire: Jack Longland

: Scenes from Russian Opera

A series of gramophone programmes presented by Martin Cooper.
Including this week, Tchaikovsky's 'The Enchantress.'

Contributors

Presenter: Martin Cooper

: Children's Hour

For Children of Most Ages

Inishbahn Atom Men: 1: A House Divided
A new serial about the Donnelly family by Charles Witherspoon.
Charles Witherspoon writes on page 40

5.40 Uncle Henry's Return
A story founded on fact written by Kate Harris.
and told by Jo.

Contributors

Writer (Inishbahn Atom Men): Charles Witherspoon
Producer (Inishbahn Atom Men): Cicely Mathews
Brian Donnelly: Robin Graham
Paddy Donnelly: Marilyn Fox
Ricky Donnelly: Norman Davidson
Mrs. Donnelly: Ann Maguire
Terry Bishop: Charles Witherspoon
Miss Dilling: Gwendolyn Stewart
Sir John Roche: Alfred Arnold
Writer (Uncle Harry's Return): Kate Harris

: The Weather

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

: In the South-East

Local news and London Stock Market report

6.30 Today's Sport
followed by A weekend preview
Introduced by John Snagge.

Contributors

Presenter (Today's Sport): John Snagge

: In the South-East: Fishing Reel

Bill Latto comments on news and prospects for anglers in South-Eastern waters.
See page 6

Contributors

Speaker: Bill Latto

: In the South-East: Preview

A new feature about some of the events in the South-East during the week ahead.

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

: Scottish National Orchestra

(Leader, Thomas Matthews)
Conducted by Alexander Gibson
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Musicians: Scottish National Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Thomas Matthews
Orchestra conducted by: Alexander Gibson

: Frankly Speaking

A series of interviews with well-known people.
H.R.H. Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark explorer and anthropologist answers personal questions put to him by
Margaret Lane, author and biographer
Osbert Lancaster, C.B.E. artist, author, and stage designer
Patrick Leigh Fermor, D.S.O., O.B.E. author and traveller
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Interviewee: H.R.H. Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark
Interviewer: Margaret Lane
Interviewer: Osbert Lancaster
Interviewer: Patrick Leigh Fermor

: Round the Bend

Written by Michael Bentine, Dick Lester and John Law.

Michael Bentine invites you Round the Bend
with Benny Lee, Peter Hawkins, Dick Lester, Jean Campbell, Judith Chalmers
Nat Temple and his Orchestra

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Writer: Michael Bentine
Writer: Dick Lester
Writer: John Law
Producer: Charles Chilton
Comedian: Michael Bentine
[Actor]: Benny Lee
[Actor]: Peter Hawkins
[Actor]: Dick Lester
[Actress]: Jean Campbell
[Actress]: Judith Chalmers
Announcer: Tim Gudgin
Musicians: Nat Temple and his Orchestra

: At Home and Abroad

A twice-weekly survey of current affairs.

: The Friday Recital

Kendall Taylor (piano)

Contributors

Pianist: Kendall Taylor

: Tinker, Tailor...: 1: Charles Scamp, tinker

Rene Cutforth introduces contemporary examples of the eight characters in the old jingle.

(The recorded broadcast of May 9)

Contributors

Presenter: Rene Cutforth
Producer: Maurice Brown

: My Enemy

by Peter Greave.
In this talk Mr. Greave describes how he contracted leprosy when he was on business in India, and how, thanks to the British Leprosy Relief Association, he was brought back to England and put on the road to recovery.
(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 14)

Contributors

Speaker: Peter Greave

: Greenwich Time Signal; News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: Music at Night

London Harpsichord Ensemble: John Francis (flute), Lionel Solomon (flute), Ambrose Gauntlett (cello), Millicent Silver (harpsichord)
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Flautist: John Francis
Flautist: Lionel Solomon
Cellist: Ambrose Gauntlett
Harpsichordist: Millicent Silver

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