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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' From a Reporter's Notebook '
Talks by Ian G. Gregory
5-Little Girl Lost

Contributors

Unknown: Ian G. Gregory

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: MORNING MUSIC

See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' From a Reporter's Notebook '
Talks by Ian G. Gregory
6-The Train on Platform Three

Contributors

Unknown: Ian G. Gregory

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

: NEWS

: STORM OFF CAPE CAT

by Martin Shuttleworth
In the spring of this year Martin Shuttleworth , a young playwright, helped to crew a 12-metre yacht from Ibiza in the Balearic Islands down to Gibraltar. In the middle of a game of chess they ran into a storm.

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Shuttleworth
Unknown: Martin Shuttleworth

: MUSIC FOR RECORDER

with other instruments played by Marylin Wailes
(treble and tenor recorders)
Edith Lake (viola da gamba)
Dorothy Erhart (harpsichord)
The last of four programmes of music for recorder

Contributors

Played By: Marylin Wailes
Viola: Edith Lake
Harpsichord: Dorothy Erhart

: TIME OUT OF SCHOOL

by Mary Stewart
How do secondary school children spend their leisure? In 1947 Mary Stewart and her tutorial class carried out an investigation amongst the pupils of Ilford schools. Eleven years later they put the same questions to a new generation of school children and found some surprising changes-skipping out, skiffle in; less sport; more love-comics, fan-clubs, coffee bars ...
'

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Stewart
Unknown: Mary Stewart

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Let us with a gladsome mind (BBC
H.B. 461)
New Every Morning, page 68
Canticle 6, part 2 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 6, w. 60-71
May the grace of Christ our Saviour
(BBC H.B. 376)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Fred Alexander and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Alexander

: EASTMAN WIND ENSEMBLE

Conductor, Frederick Fennell
Movements from Suite, William Byrd
(Gordon Jacob )
Hammersmith: Prelude and Scherzo
(H olst) a recent gramophone record

Contributors

Conductor: Frederick Fennell
Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: Gordon Jacob

: NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS

See top of page

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

A weekly magazine
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley

Contributors

Introduced By: Bill Hartley

: SING ME A SOUVENIR

The Bowman-Hyde Singers and Players
Directed by Eric Wilson-Hyde

Contributors

Directed By: Eric Wilson-Hyde

: The Weather

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

: v NEWS

: IN TOWN TODAY

The magazine programme of the air which invites you to meet some of the stars and personalities who are
' In Town Today '
Introduced by Nan Winton and Antony Bilbow
Edited and produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Introduced By: Nan Winton
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Paul Beard
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Beard
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee 'THE DARE-DEVIL*

A radio play by Gerard Healy adapted from a story by William Maginn
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
The play is set in the town of Mallow, in Ireland. The time is just prior to the 1820s.
Produced by John Gibson

Contributors

Play By: Gerard Healy
Story By: William Maginn
Produced By: John Gibson
Bob Burke, a rake of Mallow: Allan McClelland
Barney Pulvertaft, an attorney: Patrick McAlinney
Ensign Brady an officer and gentleman: Denys Hawthorne
Miss Theodosia MacNamara, almost an heiress: Doreen Keogh
Mrs MacNamara, her mother: Mary O'Farrell
Wooden-Leg Waddy, a retired armyman: George Hagan
Major Mugg, his nephew: Hugh Manning
Captain Codd: William Eedle

: PICK OF THE WEEK

From the many broadcasts on BBC sound and television during the past seven days Gale Pedrick selects highlights that listeners might like to hear again
Introduced by John Ellison
Edited by John Haslam

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison
Edited By: John Haslam

: WHO KNOWS?

A question and answer programme in which four scientists answer listeners' questions about science and technology
In the Chair:
Professor G. P. WELLS, F.R.S.
University College, London
Members of the Panel:
JAMES BEAMENT
Unit of Insect Physiology,
Cambridge
Peter SYKES
University of Cambridge
A. R. UBBELOHDE, F.R.S.
Imperial College, London
GWYNNE VEVERS
Zoological Society of London
Arranged by Archie Clow
If you have a question you would like to put to the panel please write it on a post-card and address it to ' Who Knows?,' BBC, Broadcasting House, London, W.l.

Contributors

Unknown: Professor G. P. Wells, F.R.S.
Unknown: Gwynne Vevers
Arranged By: Archie Clow

: RECITAL

John Williams (guitar)

Contributors

Guitar: John Williams

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

A musical programme for children under five with Ann Driver. Marjorie Westbury and Maurice Bevan
Tim Gudgin introduces today's programme, including ' The Jazzman * and ' Old King Cole '

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver.
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Introduces: Tim Gudgin

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
Afternoon Out
Wilfred Pickles visits
Burghley House, Stamford, home of the Cecils and Exeters for 400 years
There he meets THE MARQUESS OF EXETER, K.C.M.G., and members of the estate
Programme arranged and scripted by Margaret Potter
Scenes from the past re-enacted in the studio
Production by Trevor Hill
See Junior Radio Times

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Margaret Potter
Production By: Trevor Hill

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: SPORTS SESSION

Association Football Results
Association Football
Patrick Campbell sums up the day's play, introducing reports and comments on matches played by south-eastern teams
Minor Leagues Results of matches played by clubs In the Athenian, Isthmian, and Southern Leagues
Rugby Union
Results of first-class matches and news of games played by London and south-eastern teams
Comment in Sport
Sports personalities express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
Helen Clare (soprano)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Waltz; La Militaire; Lilani Tango; The Quadrille; Moonlight Saunter; Hesitation Waltz; Dinky Onestep
The songs: To a wild rose; Let the great big world keep turning
Tickets for this broadcast may be obtained on application to [address removed]enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Soprano: Helen Clare
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Fredric Bayco

: Vic Oliver presents VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

and introduces the BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader, Julien Gaillard )
Conducted by Vic Oliver

Variety Playhouse
Pocket Theatre starring
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
Written by Gavin Blakeney

To sing for you:
Jenifer Eddy
Kenneth Macdonald
Mary Illing
John Heddle Nash
*
To play for you:
Tessa Robbins

To make you laugh:
Ronnie Barker
Leslie Crowther
Peter Jones

Script by Carey Edwards
Ronnie Barker , and Leslie Crowther Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Contributors

Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Vic Oliver
Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Written By: Gavin Blakeney
Unknown: Jenifer Eddy
Unknown: Kenneth MacDonald
Unknown: Mary Illing
Unknown: John Heddle Nash
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Peter Jones
Script By: Carey Edwards
Script By: Ronnie Barker
Script By: Leslie Crowther
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston

: NEWS

followed by a special report from Eastbourne on the closing day of the Liberal Assembly

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

News of books and their makers in reviews, quotations, interviews
Introduced by Robin Holmes

Contributors

Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: BEFORE THE ENDING OF THE DAY

A form for Compline

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by Livia Rev (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Livia Rev

: OPP- Close Down









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