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: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker,
The Very Rev. George Reindorp

Contributors

Unknown: Very Rev. George Reindorp

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' The Secret of Gracious Living '
Talks by Dr. Leslie E. Cooke of the World Council of Churches
Repeated on Tuesday at 6.50 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Leslie E. Cooke

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio
Each day this edition may include some of the items from the first edition.

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: Victor Silvester brings MEMORIES FOR YOU

See Light Programme

: NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: SONG RECITAL

John Dethick (baritone) Clifton Helliwell (piano)

Contributors

Baritone: John Dethick
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Souls of men, why will ye scatter
(BBC H.B. 20)
New Every Morning, page 11
Psalm 103, vv. 1-12 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 17, vv. 14-27
0 for a faith that will not shrink
(BBC H.B. 310)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ralph Wilson and his Septet

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wilson

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
The Stranger in Cork...Irish trad. tune The Smiling Spring Scottish song The Keel Row.Northumbrian folk song
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. The Wood-worker. Herbert Hunter talks with some people who work with wood.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Un moment d'inattention: Aline, distraite, oublie un instant qu'elle est au volant. Texte de Paule-Aline et John Dent.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Talks: Herbert Hunter
Unknown: John Dent.

: Concert Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, George Hurst
Liza Fuchsova (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst
Piano: Liza Fuchsova

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Desert Islands Discs

H.R.H. Prince Chula-Chakrabongse of Thailand (in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island

Contributors

Presenter: Roy Plomley
Castaway: H.R.H. Prince Chula-Chakrabongse
Producer: Monica Chapman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PEOPLE. PLACES, AND THINGS. Josiah Wedgwood and his pottery: the first of three programmes about famous pioneers. Script by Margaret J. Miller
2.0 THE music box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. Behind the scenes at the opera: an illustrated talk by David Franklin.
2.30 THE JACKSONS. The Lost Budgerigar. Script by Charles E. Stidwill
2.60 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' The Apprentice ' by Hilaire Belloc

Contributors

Unknown: Josiah Wedgwood
Script By: Margaret J. Miller
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Talk By: David Franklin.
Script By: Charles E. Stidwill
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

: DEVONSHIRE CREAM'

by Eden Phillpotts
Music composed and arranged by Sidney Sager
Produced by Patrick Dromgoole
(Barbara Leigh-Hunt is appearing at the Old Vic Theatre, London)
Eden Phillpotts 's comedy was first produced in 1935. It concerns a farming Romeo and Juliet who defy the longstanding feud between the Widecombes and the Blanchards-and that on old Elias Widecombe 's silver wedding day. followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Eden Phillpotts
Arranged By: Sidney Sager
Produced By: Patrick Dromgoole
Unknown: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Unknown: Eden Phillpotts
Unknown: Elias Widecombe
Elias Widecombe: Lewis Gedge
Amy Widecombe: Phyllis Smale
Beth Widecombe: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Robert Blanchard: Patrick Troughton
William Blee: Hedley Goodall
Gregory Sweet: Victor Platt
Jenny Sweet: June Barrie
Joseph Munday: Peter Jeffrey

: AN INVITATION TO MUSIC

in lighter vein played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with Francis Chagrin as guest composer conducting a group of his own compositions
Introduced by Anne Oldham
(BBC General Overseas Service production)

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Francis Chagrin
Introduced By: Anne Oldham

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
Junior Theatre presents
' The Kingdom of Carbonel ' by Barbara Sleigh
A sequel to Carbonel ' in six episodes 3-' Cat Country '
Produced by David Davis
5.30 For Older Children
Now Showing in London
A review by Eric Gillett of some of the new films and plays
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Sleigh
Produced By: David Davis
Review By: Eric Gillett
Rosemary: Kika Markham
John: Patricia Hayes
Mrs Cantrip: Winifred Oughton
Blandamour: Joan Ireland
Miss Dibdin: Joan Ireland
Woppit: Vivienne Chatterton
Merbeck: Deering Wells
Mrs Flackett: Phoebe Hodgson

: 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
6.35 Let the People Sing
A weekly contest between 143 choirs
Fifth of eight programmes in the South-East regional elimination
YOUTH CHOIRS:
Ealing Grammar School for Boys Choir
Conductor. John Railton Orpington Junior Singers
Conductor, Sheila Mossman
LADIES' CHOIRS:
Bedford Ladies' Choir Conductor. Ethel Budd
Crayford Manor House Ladies' Choir
Conductor, Sheila Mossman
Introduced by Leslie Regan
Produced by Charles Beardsall

Contributors

Conductor: John Railton
Conductor: Sheila Mossman
Conductor: Ethel Budd
Conductor: Sheila Mossman
Introduced By: Leslie Regan
Produced By: Charles Beardsall

: SIR THOMAS BEECHAM CONDUCTS

Overture: Patrie (Bizet)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Symphonic fantastique (Berlioz)
French National Orchestra on gramophone records

: Ian Wallace introduces MONDAY NIGHT AT HOME

A selection of recorded wit, music, and humour
C. Gordon Glover
' Those Seven Wonders '
Piers Stephens and Paul McDowell
' Barren Tiger '
Patrick Campbell
' Anti-Art ' read by Denys Hawthorne
Ivor Cutler
Songs of an O.M.P.
Peter Bull
' I know the face but....' Jonathan Miller
' Buld Knuk '
Tom Waldron
' The tattooing of Bluey'
Kate Lucy
' Make the words of a song '
Felix Felton ' As they roll '
Cecile Chevreau
' My toothbrush allergy ' by Dim Pares
Musical interludes on records chosen by Robert Irwin Edited and produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Unknown: C. Gordon Glover
Unknown: Piers Stephens
Unknown: Paul McDowell
Unknown: Patrick Campbell
Read By: Denys Hawthorne
Read By: Ivor Cutler
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Tom Waldron
Unknown: Kate Lucy
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: Cecile Chevreau
Unknown: Dim Pares
Unknown: Robert Irwin
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: NEWS

: Ian Lubbock and Selma Vaz Dias in 'THE POLYGLOTS'

the novel by William Gerhardi dramatised for radio by Lance Sieveking
The polyglots are a group of refugees from Russia and German-occupied Belgium. By 1918, war and revolution have destroyed the traditional foundations of gracious living on which they have relied, but the play finds them living and behaving as extravagantly as ever in Tokyo, presided over by the formidable and domineering personality of ' Aunt Teresa.' But a naive and touching fortitude arms them against a sea of troubles.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Betty Linton , Karen Glazer
Kenneth Dight. David Spenser
Eva Stuart , and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Novel By: William Gerhardi
Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Played By: Betty Linton
Played By: Karen Glazer
Played By: Kenneth Dight.
Played By: David Spenser
Played By: Eva Stuart
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Major Percy Beastly: Ronald Baddiley
George Diabologh: Lan Lubbock
Berthe: Cécile Chevreau
Madame Mathilde Vanderphant, her sister: Patience Collier
Madame Vanderflint (Aunt Teresa): Selma Vaz Dias
Commandant Vanderflint (UncleEmmanuel), her husband: Oliver Burt
Sylvia-Ninon, their daughter: Emma Young
Captain Negodyaev: Malcolm Hayes
General Pshemovich-Pshevitski: Felix Felton
Uncle Lucy, Aunt Teresa's brother: Hugh Manning
Dr Adelberg: Jeffrey Segal
Gustave Boulanger: Douglas Storm

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by Margaret Kitchin (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Margaret Kitchin

: Close Down









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