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: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, C. A. Joyce

Contributors

Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: 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 bringing you news, views, and interviews
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

'This is the life'
Talks by John Tiarks
Provost of Bradford
1-My home

Contributors

Unknown: John Tiarks

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: Victor Silvester brings MEMORIES FOR YOU

See Light Programme

: NEWS

: LETTER FROM CAMBRIDGE

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins

: SCHUBERT

Songs sung by Patricia Clark (soprano) Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Die Forelle: Das Rosenband; Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt: Heidenröslein: Gretchen am Spinnrade; Auf dem Wasser zu singen.; Der Musensohn

Contributors

Soprano: Patricia Clark
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Awake, my soul, and with the sun
(BBC H.B. 403)
New Every Morning, page 64
Psalm 119 part 2 (Broadcast psalter) Romans 9. vv. 1-18
Lord, while for all mankind we pray
(BBC H.B. 432)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Banjoliers
Directed by Jack Mandel

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Mandel

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
There's nae luck about the house
Scottish song, attrlb. Jean Adam
11.20 THE world OF work. The Sailor (Merchant Navy). Interviews by Sam Pollock.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. ' II " pleut chez les Durand': Une bonne soiree est suivie d'une fort mauvaise surprise. Texte d'Emile Harven.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Jean Adam
Unknown: Sam Pollock.

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conducted by Arwel Hughes

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Brian Rix
(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
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Rix
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PEOPLE. PLACES. AND THINGS. Some Australian animals and birds: the third of four programmes about life in Australia. Script by G. K. Saunders
2.0 THE MUSIC box. by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. The Concerto: first of two talks by Joseph Cooper.
2.30 THE JACKSONS. Ken makes a Speech. Script by L. P. Ball
2.50 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. His First Voyage.' from ' Redburn ' by Herman Melville

Contributors

Script By: G. K. Saunders
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Unknown: Joseph Cooper.
Script By: L. P. Ball

: Simon Lack and Irene Sutcliffe in ' THE HIDDEN FACE'

A radio play by A. Elliott-Cannon adapted from the novel by Victor Canning
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Norman Wright
Peter Barlow is wrongfully convicted of murder and imprisoned; the guilty man walks free. But prison does not keep a man for ever, and it does not keep Barlow for his full term. With the help of a friend he breaks out, and sets off on the strangely difficult task of tracking down the real murderer.

Contributors

Play By: A. Elliott-Cannon
Novel By: Victor Canning
Produced By: Norman Wright
Unknown: Peter Barlow
Peter Barlow: Simon Lack
Catherine Swinton: Irene Sutcliffe
Mr Ross-Piper: Eric Anderson
Colonel Drysdale: Arthur Ridley
Daiken: Robert Cawdron
Ranee: Haydn Jones
Drew: Joe Sterne

: SONG RECITAL

Harold Child (baritone)
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Josephine Lee

: 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
Learning to Dig: Margery Cornish describes an unusual holiday that had nothing to do with gardening
Force of Habit: David Ghilchik illustrates the perils of routine
Presented by John Dunn

Contributors

Unknown: Margery Cornish
Unknown: David Ghilchik
Presented By: John Dunn

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Junior Theatre presents
'The Grey Bird'
An adventure serial in six parts set on the Suffolk coast
Written by George Ewart Evans
3-' The Injured Smuggler '
Produced by Peggy Bacon
5.30 Write Me a Letter
The Children's Hour correspondence column of the air
Edited and introduced by Adrian Thomas
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Written By: George Ewart
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Introduced By: Adrian Thomas
David Peters: Jonathan Margetts
Elizabeth Peters: Mary Chester
Johnny Carver: John Stirling
Mr Peters: Geoffrey Lewis
Mrs Peters: Marigold Sharman
Tom Creasy: Peter Tuddenham
Van Meer: George Merritt
Dawes: Michael Shaw
Mr Cretton: Peter Wilde
Plant: Arnold Peters

: 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
6.40 Trinity House
Raymond Baxter ta!ks to the men who look after the buoys and lightships off the south-east coast
Produced by Geoffrey Topping

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Produced By: Geoffrey Topping

: CAVALCADE OF THE FIFTIES

A series of programmes reviewing year by year the most memorable events in a decade of entertainment
1954
Narrator. Hugh SINCLAIR
CORAL BROWNE , DORA BRYAN
RICHARD MALLET. WILFRED BABBAGE
MILTON SHULMAN. NIGEL KNEALE with selections from the shows of the year:
"Pal Joey'; "Salad Days'; ' Can-Can ' and featuring on gramophone records the voices of: Frank Sinatra , Jane Russell
Marilyn Monroe , Fred Astaire
Billy Cotton with The George Mitchell Choir
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Julien Gaillard )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Roy Plomley
Production by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Narrator: Hugh Sinclair
Narrator: Coral Browne
Narrator: Dora Bryan
Narrator: Richard Mallet.
Unknown: Wilfred Babbage
Unknown: Milton Shulman.
Unknown: Nigel Kneale
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Jane Russell
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Billy Cotton
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Roy Plomley
Production By: Tom Ronald

: Richard Hurndall introduces MONDAY NIGHT AT HOME

A selection of music and humour
DAVID FRANKLIN
' A Proper Austrian Evening '
BERNARD BRADEN
' Yanks are Funny
DAVID PARISH and JOHN HANRAHAN
'Terry So-Ho '
VERA SCOTT
' On which the sun never sets '
MICHAEL WHARTON
' Compulsive Knockabout'
ROBERT KEMP
' A Question of Degrees '
GALE PEDRICK
'Walking on Eggs '
NAT GUEBINS
' Letter to Ivy ' read by Edward Chapman
NOEL HAWKEN ' Murder Case ' read by John Bryning
Musical interludes on records chosen by Robert Irwin
Edited and produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Bernard Braden
Unknown: David Parish
Unknown: John Hanrahan
Unknown: Terry So-Ho
Unknown: Vera Scott
Unknown: Michael Wharton
Unknown: Robert Kemp
Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Unknown: Nat Guebins
Read By: Edward Chapman
Read By: Noel Hawken
Read By: John Bryning
Unknown: Robert Irwin
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: NEWS

: Interlude

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Diana Merrien (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Diana Merrien

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