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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Talks by the Rev. Brian Hession
2—'Evil imaginings'

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Brian Hession

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: 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

Talks by the Rev. Brian Hession
3—'Keep on knocking'

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Brian Hession

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Mania

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Mania

: SHOPPING LIST

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

Contributors

Read By: Anne Wild

: NEWS

: ROSIE AND FLUFFY WITH HARRY

by Ursula Bloom
Children's imaginary playmates have been heard of before this, but the friends of Ursula Bloom's childhood were something special.

: RECITAL

Maisie Balch (piano)
Sylvia Rowlands (contralto)
Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Maisie Balch
Contralto: Sylvia Rowlands
Piano: Frederick Stone

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. The first Channel crossing by air. Script by Jo Manton.

Contributors

Script By: Jo Manton.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Thy kingdom come (BBC H.B. 27) New Every Morning. page 61 Psalm 97 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 22, vv. 34-46
Christ for the world we sing! (BBC
H.B. 172)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Sidney Davey and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjoria Eele
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. La Provence: une evocation de cette region de France par Max Bellan court.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjoria Eele
Unknown: Max Bellan

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Harry Hunt
Cowmanship: John Greenslade visits Aylewards Farm, Gosfield, Essex, and discusses cowmanship with MR. AND MRS. WATSON STEELE , the husband and wife team who have swept the board in milk production records with their herd of pedigree Ayrshires.
Farm Rents: One of the most extensive enquiries into farm rents yet undertaken in Britain was completed recently by the Department of Estate Management of Cambridge University. D. R. DENMAN , who conducts the survey, discusses some of the findings with R. B. VERNEY , of the Country Landowners' Association, and JOHN SLATER , an Essex tenant farmer.
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Harry Hunt
Unknown: John Greenslade
Unknown: Mrs. Watson Steele
Unknown: D. R. Denman
Unknown: R. B. Verney
Unknown: John Slater
Produced By: John Greenslade

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Kenneth Home in BEYOND OUR KEN

A sort of radio show with Kenneth Williams
Hugh Paddick , Betty Marsden
Bill Pertwee , Patricia Lancaster
The Fraser Hayes Four
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Eric Merriman and Barry Took wrote the script and Edwin Braden the incidental music
Produced by Jacques Brown
(The recorded broadcast of July 16, in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Conductor: Eric Merriman
Conductor: Barry Took
Conductor: Edwin Braden
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: MISS SMITH

The life story of a veteran traveller, nurse and welfare worker
Compiled and introduced by Irene Slade
3-Germany
Produced by Alan Hancock

Contributors

Introduced By: Irene Slade
Produced By: Alan Hancock

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S JOIN in 'Roly the Railway Mouse' by Ruth Ainsworth. Part 2
2.20 ADVENTURES IN music. Bach: first of two programmes by Walter Drabble.
2.40 MODERN HISTORY. The Reform Bill of 1832: the agitation for parliamentary reform 1830-32. with special reference to the Bristol Riots. Script by R. J. White

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Ainsworth.
Unknown: Walter Drabble.
Script By: R. J. White

: Wednesday Matinée Double Bill 'HOME SECRETS'

A play by Chris Mansted adapted for radio by Anne Russell
Other parts played by Kathleen Helme
Produced by Keri Lewis
In this family piece a daughter, who is promoted to the book-keeping department in her father's firm, finds he is earning more than he admits.

Contributors

Play By: Chris Mansted
Unknown: Anne Russell
Played By: Kathleen Helme
Produced By: Keri Lewis
Molly: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Cathy: Diana Oisson
Billy: John Hollia
Frank Gibson,: George Merritt

: Hilda Schroder Jeremy Burnham and Nan Munro in 'THE LADY IN SEAT 5A*

by Philip Levene and George Gracie
A mystery set in a Continental airliner
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Cedric Messina

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Levene
Unknown: George Gracie
Produced By: Cedric Messina
Katie Donovan: Hilda Schroder
Jeff Howard: John Humphry
Tony Duncan: Jeremy Burnham
Ted Smith: Gabriel Woolf
Miss Cousins: Nan Munra
Dr Judd: John Bennett
Colonel Mayer: Rolf Lefebvre
Gloria Carne: Sheila Grant

: Choral Evensong

from the Priory Church of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield, London
Introit
Responses (William Smith of Durham)
Psalms 114 and 115
First Lesson: Exodus 15. v. 27, to 16, v. 35
Magnificat (Morley, Short Service)
Second Lesson: Ephesians 4, vv. 17-30
Nunc dimittis (Morley, Short Service)
Creed ; Lesser Litany The Lord's Prayer
Responses (William Smith of Durham)
Anthem: O let me at thy footstool tall (Martin Peerson)
Prayers
O sacred head surrounded (A. and M. Ill: Tune. Passion Chorale)
Blessing and Amen
Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude on Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ

Contributors

Organist and Choirmaster: Paul Steinitz

: 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
Croquet: ' Have you never thought of taking it up ? ' says Dorothy Farnsworth
Growing Up: A. H. Chesworth describes the accelerated process. brought about by the First World War
Presented by John Dunn

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Farnsworth
Unknown: A. H. Chesworth
Presented By: John Dunn

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

The Story of a Rhino by Mervyn Cowie
Director of the Royal National Parks of Kenya
5.15 ' The Tibbott Conspiracy by Constance Teear
2-' Kidnapped '
Other parts: Wilhelm A. Meiten and leuan Rhys Williams
Production by Ifan 0. Williams
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
' The Top of the Hill '
Five talks for Lent by the Rev. David Skinner
4-Doubt and Sorrow

Contributors

Unknown: Mervyn Cowie
Unknown: Wilhelm A. Meiten
Unknown: Rev. David Skinner
Thomas John: Henley Thomas
Ellis Davies: T H Evans
Hackney coach driver: Andrew Irvine
Captain Rat: Edgar Harrison
Henry Adkins: Leonard Mayo

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

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

: COUNTRY DANCING

Traditional music and songs from a square dance party in Somerset
Songs from John Marks
Callers:
Nibs Matthews and Pat Shaw
Music from
The Jolly Waggoners Band led by Nan Fleming-Williams
Master of Ceremonies,
Bernard Fishwick
Produced by Brian Patten
From Blake Hall. South Petherton

Contributors

Unknown: Pat Shaw
Unknown: Nan Fleming-Williams
Unknown: Bernard Fishwick
Produced By: Brian Patten

: LAURITZ MELCHIOR

(Born March 20, 1890)
Records of the famous tenor
Introduced by Bernard Brophy

Contributors

Introduced By: Bernard Brophy

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. Scotland: Round 2
London:
Cedric Cliffe , Hubert Phillips
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale Scotland:
Sir James Fergusson Jack House
Quiz Master ,Gilbert Harding
. Arranged by Robert Gladwell

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Hubert Phillips
Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Quiz Master
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Arranged By: Robert Gladwell

: ' COUNTRY DANCE'

by Margiad Evans adapted for radio by Idris Parry
Country dance music by Leonard Morris
Production by Nan Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Margiad Evans
Unknown: Idris Parry
Production By: Nan Davies
Ann Goodman Sheila: Hugh Jones
Mrs Goodman: Ennis Tinnusche
John Goodman: Norman Wynne
Evan ap Evans: Wyn Thomas
Gabriel Ford: Hugh Manning
Mary: Joan Matheson
Parson: John Darran
Mrs Hill: Olwen Brookes
Willie Preece: Ieuan Rhys Williams

: NEWS

: The Death of a Wombat

An impression in language and music of the havoc that can be wrought by bushfires in Australia.

These huge fires occur every year. The worst fire on record killed seventy-one people and thousands of trees and animals. This programme tells how one animal, a wombat, met his death.

The wombat is an Australian marsupial closely related to the Australian koala bear; but unlike the koala, the wombat, with his love for making tunnels, stays on the ground.

Music composed by George English
Written and produced by Ivan Smith in the studios of the Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The Death of a Wombat was awarded the Italian Press Association Documentary Prize at Sorrento in September 1959.

Contributors

Music composed by: George English
Writer/Producer: Ivan Smith

: GREEK SERENADE

Records of light music from Greece
Presented by Dilys Powell

Contributors

Presented By: Dilys Powell

: ONE MAN'S LIFE

A Merchant Seaman
R. F. ROBERTS of Liverpool first went to sea in 1922. He is now a bosun in a well-known shipping line, and has made frequent voyages to the Far East. In this programme he talks to Mark Abrams and Frank Byers about changes in the Merchant Service, and about his life at sea and ashore.

Contributors

Unknown: R. F. Roberts

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Mozart
Quintet in E flat (K.614) played by the Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello) with Cecil Aronowitz (viola) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz

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