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: MARKET REPORT

for Farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MORNING MUSIC

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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Canon Edward Patey ' Answers Questions '
6: About men and women

Contributors

Unknown: Canon Edward Patey

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: THE NEWS

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
ISOTOPES IN OCEAN RESEARCH by T. I. Shaw , Ph.D. of the Marine Biological Laboratory Plymouth

Contributors

Unknown: T. I. Shaw

: STRING TRIOS

Haydn Trio
Sylvia Cleaver (violin)
Rosemary Green (viola) Olga Hegedus (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Viola: Rosemary Green
Cello: Olga Hegedus

: DANGER IS WHERE YOU FIND IT

by Lenore Blackwood
The road to the Temple of the Sun-God at Konarak was impassable in the monsoon and beset by robbers from the jungle-so Lenore Blackwood was told on her shoe-string trek through India. But she found the real hazards lurked elsewhere.

Contributors

Unknown: Lenore Blackwood
Unknown: Lenore Blackwood

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Praise to the Holiest in the height
(BBC H.B. 881
New Every Morning, page 15 Psalm 111 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 9, vv. 24-41
The Church's one foundation (BBC
H.B. 184)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Fred Alexander and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Alexander

: SHOSTAKOVICH

Cello Concerto in E flat
Op. 107 played by Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor, Eugene Ormandy
A recent gramophone record

Contributors

Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

A weekly magazine
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley
Centres of Research: Jim Pestridge visits a sales research department
Rules of the Koad: Some comments from Sammy Davis
Earls ('ourt, 1960: A preview of the Motor Show by Kim Ford
Produced by David Glencross

Contributors

Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Sammy Davis
Produced By: David Glencross

: SING ME A SOUVENIR

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

Contributors

Directed By: Eric Wilson-Hyde

: WEATHER

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

: THE 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 bv Nan Winton and Antony Bilbow
Produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Unknown: Nan Winton
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Michaela and Armand Denis in a recorded programme discuss with Roy Plomley the gramophone records they would choose to have if they were condemned to spend the rest of their lives on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Previously broadcast on Sept. 19

Contributors

Unknown: Armand Denis
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: SATURDAY MATINEE

A Feather in His Cap by JOAN MORGAN
When Penny finds that the young Austrian boy she light-heartedly invited to visit her in London has taken her at her word, the prospect makes her a little nervous. But nothing like as nervous as the gay yodel in the street that announces his arrival.
Cast in order of speaking
Produced by Robin Midgley

Contributors

Produced By: Robin Midgley
Daphne: Nicolette Bernard
Mrs Thing: Gillian Webb
Penny: Nerys Kerfoot
Julia: Joan Sanderson
Gustl: Geoffrey Matthews
Sergeant Smithers: Bob Grant
Charley: Philip Morant

: PICK OF THE WEEK

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

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
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 of London
Members of the Panel: HARRY Collier A director of pharmacological research T. F. GASKELL
A petroleum geophysicist PETER SYKES
University of Cambridge 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 postcard, and address it to I Who Knows ', BBC, Broadcasting Houtc, London, W.I.

Contributors

Unknown: Professor G. P. Wells
Unknown: Harry Collier
Unknown: T. F. Gaskell
Arranged By: Archie Clow

: Faure

Robin Harrison (piano)
Nocturne No. 3, in A flat
Impromptu No. 2, in F minor
Impromptu No. 3, in A flat

Contributors

Piano: Robin Harrison

: 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 ' There was an old man who said " Well " ' and 'The Old Woman and her Pig '

Contributors

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

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Junior Theatre
POLLY AND OLIVER BESIEGED
The further adventures of Drummer Oliver Crowe , of the lllth Regiment of Foot, and his cousin Polly Trott Written in six parts by David Scott Daniell
2:Prisoners of War
Produced by Peggy Bacon
5.30 VISITING DAY
Jack McGeagh visits Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, and talks to some of the young patients, inviting them to choose a record they would like to hear

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Crowe
Unknown: Polly Trott
Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: Jack McGeagh
Polly Trott: Mary Chester
Oliver Crowe: Nigel Lambert
Sergeant Trott: Jack Holloway
Private Pilchard: Michael Shaw
Capitaine du Clos: Keith Banks
Soldier: Arnold Peters

: WEATHER

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

: THE 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 flayed by clubs in the Athenian, sthmian, and Southern Leagues.
Rugby Union
Results of first-class matches and news of games played by London and South-Eastern teams
Comment in Sport
Well-known sports personalities are invited to 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 with Joyce Blackham
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Waverley Twostep: Tango Waltz; Highland Schottische; Seaside Saunter; Tango Sebastian; Ideal Schottische: On Leave Fox-trot; Wedgwood Gavotte ; Last Waltz
The songs: Smilin' through; Keep the home fires burning
Admission by ticket on application to [address removed] enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Joyce Blackham
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Fredric Bayco
Unknown: Wedgwood Gavotte

: VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

in which
Vic Oliver introduces
Cicely Courtneidge nnd Jack Hulbert and The singers
Nina Cooke , Ronald Dowd Michael Langdon
The piano played by Colin Horsley
Comedy from
Ronnie Barker , Leslie Crowther and Michael Howard
BBC Revue Orchestra
Leader, Julien Gaillard Conducted by Vic Oliver
Script by Carey Edwards
Ronnie Barker and Leslie Crowther
' Pocket Theatre ' written by Gavin Blakeney
Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Contributors

Introduces: Vic Oliver
Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Singers: Nina Cooke
Singers: Ronald Dowd
Singers: Michael Langdon
Played By: Colin Horsley
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Michael Howard
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Vic Oliver
Script By: Carey Edwards
Script By: Ronnie Barker
Script By: Leslie Crowther
Written By: Gavin Blakeney
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston

: SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Midas Beach
A new play for radio by R. F. DELDERFIELD
In 1945
In 1900
Produced by PATRICK DROMGOOLE

Contributors

Unknown: R. F. Delderfield
Produced By: Patrick Dromgoole
American Lieutenant: William Young
American Sergeant: Ronald Baddiley
Landlady: Constance Chapman
Greta, her daughter: June Barrie
Mary Howells: Dorothy Bromiley
Rory O'Neill: William Young
Saul Tregaskis: Hedley Goodall
Ezra Tregaskis: Douglas Leach
The Rev Evan Howells: William Squire
Patrick O'Neill: Liam Gaffney
Mrs Sawyer: Phyllis Smale
Josh Martin: Edgar Harrison
Ned Pascoe: Victor Platt
Gough: Peter Claughton
Gale: Thomas Heathcote
Police Inspector: Paul Lorraine
Police Sergeant: Ronald Baddiley
Brooking: Billy Poeton

: THE NEWS

followed by a special report from the Conservative Conference a comment by TOM DRIBERG , m p. and extracts from the mass rally addressed by The Prime Minister

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Driberg

: WILHELM KEMPFF

piano on gramophone records

: LIGHTEN OÚR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers Conducted by the Rev. R. T. Brooks

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. T. Brooks

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Raymond Mosley (violin)
Frederick Stone (piano)
Polonaise brillante in D.Wieniawslci

Contributors

Violin: Raymond Mosley
Piano: Frederick Stone

: CLOSE DOWN









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