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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: 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 4: To a Leader of Exiles:
' Son of Man, can these bones live?' (Ezekiel, 37, v. 3)

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Stansgate

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Wallace Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Wallace Greenslade

: THE NEWS

: THE PROMISED LAND

ANGUS CAMERON left England in 1949 to seek his fortune in Australia. Nine years later he returned, accompanied by a mixed crowd of fellow-passengers who, like himself had failed to find a fortune in the promised land.

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Cameron

: THE VOICE AND VIOLA TRIO

Maureen Lehane (contralto) Victor Manton (viola)
Susan Bradshaw (piano)

Contributors

Contralto: Maureen Lehane
Viola: Victor Manton
Piano: Susan Bradshaw

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I by Rachel Percival
Tuesday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Christ the Lord is risen again (BBC
H.B. 101)
New Every Morning, page 29 Psalm 57 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 10, vv. 27-42
Jerusalem the golden (BBC H.B
248)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Eddie Strevens and his Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Eddie Strevens

: For the Schools

RHYTHM AND MELODY by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY
Urals. Script by Roy Mellor
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN
Die grosse Chance. Manuskript von Rolf Richards.
Hans Schwarz, Reporter der Frank furter Abendzeitung, wird nach Berlin geschickt, um liber die Filmfestspiele zu berichten. Dabei geschehen einige unvorhergesehene Dinge.

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: Roy Mellor
Unknown: Rolf Richards.
Unknown: Hans Schwarz

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC Welsh Orchestra Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by Meredith Davies
Ian Wilson
(oboe and oboe d'amore)

Contributors

Conducted By: Meredith Davies
Oboe: Ian Wilson

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

A series of five-round contests between London and the regions
LONDON v. WALES
ROUND 5
Wednesday's recorded broadcast

: ELLEN TERRY'S MEMOIRS

1847-1906
Read by Celia Johnson
The memoirs are edited by Edith Craig and Christopher St. John
Arranged for broadcasting in twelve episodes by Mollie Greenhaigh
Produced by Audrey Cameron CHAPTER 9
Chapter 8 described how, after she had played Ophelia to Irving's Hamlet, Ellen Terry appeared as Henrietta Maria to his Charles I. It was this part that inspired Oscar Wilde to write a sonnet to her, and a later one was written in praise of her Portia. She told of her friend C. L. Dodgson 's (Lewis Carroll ) interest in the Lyceum productions, and recounted stories of Irving's production of Othello.

Contributors

Read By: Celia Johnson
Edited By: Edith Craig
Edited By: Christopher St.
Unknown: Mollie Greenhaigh
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Unknown: Henrietta Maria
Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Unknown: C. L. Dodgson
Unknown: Lewis Carroll

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH
' The Magic Bedknob': a serial story from the book by Mary Norton. Script by June Hodge 3:The Escape
2.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY
Germs and Men. 5: Germs in sewage
Script by James McCloy
2.40
STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY
An Elizabethan schoolboy
Script by Margaret J. Miller

Contributors

Book By: Mary Norton.
Script By: June Hodge
Script By: James McCloy
Script By: Margaret J. Miller

: GRAND HOTEL

Jack Byfield and the Palm Court Orchestra
Led by David Wolfsthal
Visiting artist, Alfred Hallett

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Byfield
Unknown: David Wolfsthal
Artist: Alfred Hallett

: THE CRITICS

Sunday's recorded broadcast

: TROPICAL FIESTA

Records from the Latin-American countries
Arranged by Nigel Hunter
Introduced by Roy Williamson

Contributors

Arranged By: Nigel Hunter
Introduced By: Roy Williamson

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

JUNIOR TIME: 5.0-5.30
A programme for the fives to eights The Adventures of Clara Chuff by Harry Harrison
' Worse Things Happen at Sea'
Produced by Michael Bowen
Presented by Brigid
5.30 SPEAKING OF SPAIN
A series of talks by John D. Stewart
6: The True Trafalgar
Guitar solos played by Norman Watson

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Harrison
Produced By: Michael Bowen
Unknown: John D. Stewart
Played By: Norman Watson
Peter: Peter Lynch
Pinkie: Vanessa Hill
Mr Forty Fifty: Hedley Goodall
Miss Clara Chuff: Ann Codrington
Queen of the North: Constance Chapman
Bill Trainferry: Bernard Fishwick
First French Mayor: Harry Carter
Umpteenth French Mayor: Johnny Morris

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-Eastern News
6.30 Town and Country
Comment, controversy, and character for listeners in London and the counties of the South-East
6.57 London Stock Market Report

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Brahms
Variations and Fugue on a theme of Handel, Op. 24 played by Edith Vogel (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Edith Vogel

: THURSDAY PLAY

A mystery
Who Killed
Menna Lorraine ? by JON MANCHIP WHITE with Kenneth Griffith , Peter Copley
Zena Walker and Lee Montague
Inspector Farley is summoned to a house in Hampstead, and he hears from an agitated Welsh girl the details of her sister's disappearance. Within a quarter of an hour, he unearths a murder and from then on more people begin to disappear.
Produced by Emyr Humphreys

Contributors

Unknown: Menna Lorraine
Unknown: Jon Manchip White
Unknown: Kenneth Griffith
Unknown: Peter Copley
Unknown: Zena Walker
Unknown: Lee Montague
Unknown: Inspector Farley
Produced By: Emyr Humphreys
Sergeant Priding: Richard Hart
Miss Meredith: Zena Walker
Inspector Farley: Kenneth Griffith
Chief Inspector Gosney: Peter Copley
Mrs Lukacs: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Sir Henry Tilley: Clyde Pollitt
Stephen Cross: Oscar Quitak
Rony Lorraine: Lee Montague
Mr Hennessy: John Humphry
Teresa: Kathleen Helme
Mr Martin: Christopher Burgess
Bell-boy: Nigel Anthony
Sergeant Davis: Reginald Jessup

: RIGOLETTO

Spike Hughes introduces a gramophone record of the closing scenes from Act 2 of Verdi's opera with the NBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Arturo Toscanini

Contributors

Introduces: Spike Hughes
Conducted By: Arturo Toscanini
RIGOLETTO: Leonard Warren
GILDA: Zinka Milanov

: MATTERS OF MOMENT

The Press
A wide range of British newspapers serves different sections of the public. What are the functions of various types of newspaper and how does each set out to inform or entertain its readers?
Such questions are investigated by means of interview and discussion with proprietors, editors, reporters, and others interested in the operation of Fleet Street.
Among those taking part are:
Roy THOMSON
Chairman of The Scotsman and proprietor of the Sunday Times
JOHN BEAVAN
Editor of the Daily Herald
COLIN VALDAR
Editor of the Daily Sketch
RICHARD SCOTT
Diplomatic Correspondent of The Guardian
MURRAY SAYLE news reporter in Sydney and in Fleet Street
MARK ABRAMS of the London Press Exchange
ARTHUR CHRISTIANSEN former Editorial Director of the Daily Express
JOHN PRINGLE
Deputy Editor of the Observer
FRANCIS WILLIAMS
ROBERT McKENZIE conducts the programme

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Thomson
Unknown: John Beavan
Unknown: Murray Sayle
Unknown: Mark Abrams
Unknown: Arthur Christiansen
Unknown: John Pringle
Unknown: Francis Williams
Unknown: Robert McKenzie

: SPANISH SERENADE

Songs and dance rhythms of Spain on gramophone records
Introduced by Gordon Morrison

Contributors

Introduced By: Gordon Morrison

: ' TEN O'CLOCK

The News and Comment from at home and abroad

: WOLF

Songs sung by Kathleen Hargreaves (contralto
Clifton Helliwell (piano) Bescheidene Liebe Die Ihr schwebet
Wenn du zu den Blumen gehst Gebet
Der Gartner

Contributors

Contralto: Kathleen Hargreaves
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: THE BAFUT BEAGLES

by Gerald Durrell
Abridged by Barbara Henderson Read by Richard Hurndall
Ninth 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

Reger
Quartet in E flat played by the London String Quartet Erich Gruenberg (violin) John Tunnell (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)

Contributors

Unknown: Reger
Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: John Tunnell
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron

: CLOSE DOWN









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