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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, Canon Wilfrid Garlick

Contributors

Unknown: Canon Wilfrid Garlick

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

God's Challenge
Talks by Margaret Stansgate
1: To a Baffled Sufferer
' Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? ' (Job 38, v. 4)

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Stansgate

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke
Sunday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins
In this series of weekly programmes Antony Hopkins usually discusses a work to be broadcast during the week; sometimes he goes further afield in his choice of topic.

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: PIANO RECITAL

by Janice Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Janice Williams

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Christ is our corner-stone (BBC
H.B. 258)
New Every Morning, page 19 Psalm 1 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 10, vv. 1-10
God the Father's only Son (BBC
H.B. 303)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK
Is Training Worthwhile? Discussion introduced by N. A. Williams
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH
Jean-Pierre. guide
Texte d'Emile Harven
Jean-Pierre, qui est toujours pret a faire de petits travaux pour gagner un peu sa vie, devient aujourd'hui guide des touristes qui se rendent a Blois.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Introduced By: N. A. Williams

: TCHAIKOVSKY

Movements from his ballet
Casse Noisette played by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Antal Dorati on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Antal Dorati

: STATE VISIT

of Their Majesties
The King and Queen of Nepal Arrival and State Drive

Contributors

Unknown: Nepal Arrival

: GRAINGER

Movements from his Suite Lincolnshire Posy played by the Eastman Wind Ensemble
Conducted by Frederick Fennell on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Frederick Fennell

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Sydney Torch in a recorded programme discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS
'Sold for a Farthing': the true story of a sparrow, by Clare Kipps , adapted for broadcasting by Leslie Barnard
2.0 THE MUSIC BOX by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS BBC Welsh Orchestra Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by Bryan Fairfax
Introduced by Bryan Fairfax
2.30 THE JACKSONS
Emergency Telephone Call Script by Garry Lyle
2.50 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS Big Charlie's Childhood from ' Big Charlie ' by J. H. Williams (Elephant Bill)

Contributors

Unknown: Clare Kipps
Broadcasting By: Leslie Barnard
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Conducted By: Bryan Fairfax
Introduced By: Bryan Fairfax
Script By: Garry Lyle
Unknown: J. H. Williams

: MIDAS BEACH

A play for radio by R. F. DELDERFIELD
Produced by Patrick Dromgoole Saturday's recorded broadcast
In 1945 the village stands deserted under the cliff. Forty-five years ago it was peopled bv prosperous, courageous fisher-folk; then one stormy night a ship was wrecked off the coast.....

Contributors

Produced By: Patrick Dromgoole

: SONG RECITAL

Sophie Wyss (soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Sophie Wyss
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: 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
Christmas Banquets for One: ten weeks until Christmas—not too early to begin planning, and Alice Massie offers some suggestions
Keep on having Little Adven tures: They need not be the kind that get into the newspapers, says H. P. Bonser , but they keep you in good heart
Presented by John Dunn

Contributors

Unknown: Alice Massie
Unknown: Little Adven
Unknown: H. P. Bonser
Presented By: John Dunn

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

JUNIOR TIME: 5.0-5.15
A programme for the fives to eights
Nosey Parker Ltd. by Muriel Levy
Music composed by Frank Barber played by Vernon Leigh
Produced and presented by Trevor
5.15 MOSTLY JAZZ
Sutton Chicago Jazz Group
Introduced by their leader Ron Evans who also plays the piano with Tony Robinson (trumpet) Johnny Clifford (clarinet) Ken Littler (trombone) Roy Lea (drums)
Fred Cress (guitar) Pete Langdon (bass)
Maureen McQuade (vocalist)
Presented by Shirley Franklin
5.30 RAILWAY ROUND-UP
Devised by John Adams1 and Patrick Whitehouse
A trip on the Brienzer-Rothorn Railway, the last steam cog-driven mountain railway in Switzerland; Which one is it?: a train-sounds quiz; Spotters' Notebook
Today's guest: 0. S. Nock
Introduced by Peggy Bacon
Produced by Shirley Franklin
5.50 Presenting This Week
Review of forthcoming programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Muriel Levy
Composed By: Frank Barber
Played By: Vernon Leigh
Presented By: Trevor
Leader: Ron Evans
Unknown: Tony Robinson
Clarinet: Johnny Clifford
Clarinet: Ken Littler
Unknown: Roy Lea
Guitar: Fred Cress
Bass: Pete Langdon
Bass: Maureen McQuade
Presented By: Shirley Franklin
Unknown: John Adams1
Unknown: Patrick Whitehouse
Introduced By: Peggy Bacon
Produced By: Shirley Franklin
Mr Parker: Herbert Smith
Miss Pry: Doris Gambell

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-Eastern News
6.30 When The Mill Field Grew Turnips by F. I. Paddick who recalls the days when
Rickmansworth was a mill village
6.40 People And Places
Chelsea
6.50 From the Local Press
A weekly review of what the papers in South-East England are saying
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown: F. I. Paddick

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Brahms
Academic Festival Overture
Variations on the St. Anthony Chorale
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conducted by Eduard van Beinum on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Eduard van Beinum

: THE ROBERT HELPMANN STORY

with Michael Benthall
Sir Arthur Bliss
Marie Burke , Vivien Leigh
Margaret Rawlings
Dame Ninette de Valois and Robert Helpmann
The music on records or played by the BBC Variety Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet with Harry Dawson (tenor) Narrated and written by Roy Plomley
Produced by Michael North

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Benthall
Unknown: Sir Arthur Bliss
Unknown: Marie Burke
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: Margaret Rawlings
Unknown: Dame Ninette de Valois
Unknown: Robert Helpmann
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Tenor: Harry Dawson
Written By: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Michael North

: MR. TOOLEY TRIED

by CARYL BRAHMS and NED SHERRIN with Bernard Cribbins , Avis Bunnage
Jerry Verno
Marriage to a fading star of the Music-Hall was not all gain for young Mr. Tooley. Preferring the delights of oratorio to the crude vulgarity of comic song, and the attractions of unsophisticated companionship to the more mature charms of a middle-aged wife, Mr. Tooley finds himself on the horns of a terrible dilemma. When Fate steps in and resolves the issue in her own particular way, our hero panics and takes the first fatal step that leads to his undoing.
Cast in order of speaking:
and Stage-hands, musicians music-hall audiences, etc. played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Music arranged and conducted by Alan Paul
Production by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
The action takes place in the Tooleys* house in Kilburn-at various London music-halls-at sea-and at the Old Bailey. Time: The early 1900s.

Contributors

Unknown: Caryl Brahms
Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Avis Bunnage
Unknown: Jerry Verno
Conducted By: Alan Paul
Production By: Archie Campbell
Clarence Hackey a music-hall comedian: Jerry Verno
Judge: Charles Simon
Married Couple: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Married Couple: Wilfred Babbage
Ada: Diana Olsson
Mr Tooley: Bernard Cribbins
Mrs Tooley his wife (professionally known as Fairy): Avis Bunnage
Elvira, Clarence's wife: Kathleen Helme
Prosecuting Counsel: Hugh Manning
Choirmaster: Haydn Jones
Dinah: Penelope Lee
Barman: William Eedle
Neighbours to the Tooleys: Mr Robinson: Kenneth Dight
Neighbours to the Tooleys: Mrs Robinson: Gladys Spencer
Police Officer: Julian Somers

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News and Comment from at home and abroad

: STATE VISIT

of Their Majesties
The King and Queen of Nepal
Banquet at
BUCKINGHAM I'ALACE
Her Majesty the Queen proposes the toast of Their Majesties to which
The King replies
Recordings made this evening with a description of the scene by Godfrey Talbot

Contributors

Unknown: Godfrey Talbot

: THE BAFUT BEAGLES

by Gerald Durrell
Abridged by Barbara Henderson Read by Richard Hurndall
Sixth of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Richard Hurndall

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Maureen Jackson (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Maureen Jackson

: CLOSE DOWN









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