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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Givers and Receivers '
Talks by the Bishop of Coventry 2-' The man who gave his boat '

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

A breakfast-time magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Givers and Receivers '
Talks by the Bishop of Coventry
3 — ' The boy who gave his lunch '

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

Second edition
A breakfast-time magazine bringing you news, views, and interviews
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news to guide the household shopper
Compiled and read by Anne Wild

Contributors

Read By: Anne Wild

: NEWS

: 'POOR ROSE'

by Connie Rosen
This talk is about two schools--one of today and another of before the last war. What changes! Mrs. Rosen is a teacher.

Contributors

Unknown: Connie Rosen

: ANTON RUBINSTEIN

Sonata No. 1, in D played by Norman Jones (cello)
Robin Wood (piano)

Contributors

Cello: Norman Jones
Piano: Robin Wood

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. What Galileo saw. Script by Margaret J. Miller.

Contributors

Script By: Margaret J. Miller.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Firmly I believe and truly (BBC
H.B. 168)
New Every Morning, page 60
Canticle 1, vv. 1-15 (Broadcast
Psalter)
St. Matthew 13, vv. 1-9
God's law is perfect, and converts
(BBC H.B. 456)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Sidney Davey and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT li, by Marjorie Eele
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. La fuite a Varennes. Texte de Max Bellancourt.
On va revivre au cours de I'émission les dernieres heures que passerent au Chateau des Tuileries le roi, Louis XVI, la reine Marie-Antoinette, la soeur du roi, et les deux enfants royaux. Arretee a Varennes-en-Argonne, la famille royale est ramenée a Paris.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Hugh Barrett
R. C. SWAN , Principal of the Kent Farm Institute, gives advice on early bite.
C. S. ELLIOTT , of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany, talks about the spring cereal varieties that are on the Recommended List.
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Hugh Barrett
Introduced By: R. C. Swan
Unknown: C. S. Elliott
Produced By: John Greenslade

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Beyond Our Ken

Kenneth Horne in Beyond Our Ken
A sort of radio show with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee, Patricia Lancaster
The Fraser Hayes Four and the BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert)
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Eric Merriman and Barry Took wrote the script and Edwin Braden the incidental music
Produced by Jacques Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Patricia Lancaster
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Conductor: Eric Merriman
Conductor: Barry Took
Conductor: Edwin Braden
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: JULIUS KATCHEN (piano)

plays music by Schumann on a gramophone record

Contributors

Music By: Schumann

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S JOIN IN. ' The Dish Ran Away with the Spoon' by Olive Dove: a fantasy based on the nursery rhyme
2.20 ADVENTURES IN music. ' Casse-Noisette ': second of three talks by Arthur Langford on Tchaikovsky's ballet music
2.40 MODERN HISTORY. Pitt the Younger: the career of Pitt from youth to his death in 1806. Script by John Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Langford
Script By: John Phillips

: Wednesday Matinee * A LOSS OF GHOSTS'

Adapted for radio by James McFarlan from a short story by Richard Middleton Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by R. D. Smith
The scene is set in the village of Fair-field. The villagers are used to ghosts, but one day there is a great wind and in a turnip field a ghost ship is found anchored.

Contributors

Unknown: James McFarlan
Story By: Richard Middleton
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Little John: Keith Williams
Big John, his cousin: Philip Cunningham
Cockney traveller: Gabriel Woolf
Daft Billy: Jon Rollason
Bob Elphick, landlord: George Merritt
Dan Johnstone, farmer: Tom Watson
Ted Aylwin, blacksmith: John Hollis
Captain Bartholomew Roberts, a ghost: Leigh Crutchley
Bessie Elphick: Eva Stuart
The Rector: Norman Claridge
Freddie Burkett: Nicky Edmett
Thpmas: David Spenser
Children: Freda Dowie
Children: Cecile Chevreau

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from the Chapel of Lancing College, Sussex
Sentences; Confession; Absolution; the Lord's Prayer
Responses (Plainsong) Psalm 96
First Lesson: Genesis 8, v. 15, to 9. v. 17
Magnificat (Plainsong with fauxbourdons by Fayrfax)
Second Lesson: Ephesians 3, vv. 1-21 Nunc dimittis (Plainsong with fauxbourdons by Fayrfax)
Creed; Lesser Litany The Lord's Prayer
Responses (Plainsong)
Anthem: Hear my prayer, 0 Lord
(Purcell)
Prayers
God moves In a mysterious way (E.H.
394)
Blessing
Organist, J. D. Alston

Contributors

Organist: J. D. Alston

: 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
' I Was Reading in Bed' says Leah Manning , and describes the memories revived by Charles Lamb 's essay ' My First Play'
'The End of Full Time Work ': W. P. A. Robinson offers some invigorating advice
Presented by Douglas Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Leah Manning
Unknown: Charles Lamb
Unknown: A. Robinson
Presented By: Douglas Smith

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' Hacks for Hire'
A series of stories written and read by Sheila St. Clair
2-' The Beadle and Miss Harper '
5.10 For Older Children
' Wind Whistle Farm '
An adventure story in six parts by Aubrey Feist
3—' The Ghost Hunt '
Produced by David Davis
' In the thick o' the shadow I see'd a ghastly glimmer an' glow, an' there he were ... a liddle ol' gaffer wi' a long white beard! It were horrible.'
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
Conducted by the Rev. John Cavell
3 — ' An Odd Hand '

Contributors

Read By: Sheila St. Clair
Unknown: Aubrey Feist
Produced By: David Davis
Unknown: Rev. John Cavell
Captain March: John Glen
Jan, his wife: Denise Bryer
Doggett: Geoffrey Wincott
Molly: Joan Duan
Clint: Basil Jones
Aunt Lucy: Betty Hardy
Jephro Perran: Howieson Culff

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport

: Scottish Dance Music

played by Jimmy McIntosh and his Band

Contributors

Played By: Jimmy McIntosh

: GERARD HOFFNUNG

(died September 28, 1959)
A tribute with records by John Amis

Contributors

Unknown: John Amis

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

A series of five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Northern Ireland
ROUND 2
London:
Cedric Cliffe , Hubert Phillips
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale
Northern Ireland:
James Boyce , Ronald Green
Quiz-Master, Gilbert Harding
Arranged by Robert Gladwell

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Hubert Phillips
Unknown: James Boyce
Unknown: Ronald Green
Arranged By: Robert Gladwell

: BBC SYMPHONY CONCERT

See foot of page

: NEWS

: 'DANGEROUS DRUGS'

See top of page and page 6
(: a new production of the programme last heard on April 16. 1950, in the Home Service)

: FRENCH CABARET

Gramophone records presented by Lilian Duff

Contributors

Presented By: Lilian Duff

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Dvorak Sextet in A, Op. 48 played by the Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Derek Simpson (cello) with Gwynne Edwards (viola)
John Moore (cello)
(Part of the recorded broadcast of July 9. 1959, in the Third Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Dvorak Sextet
Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: Derek Simpson
Viola: Gwynne Edwards
Cello: John Moore

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