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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MORNING MUSIC

See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

From Old to New
The Rev. Wilson Anderson glances at the two ' silent centuries ' between the Testaments
6: The Neighbours

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Wilson Anderson

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: THE NEWS

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Two talks on RHEUMATISM AND
TISSUE CELLS
2: What controls the behaviour of tissue cells? by Peter Mitchell , Ph.D. Chemical Biology Unit
University of Edinburgh
Scientists enquiring into, the fundamental cause of rheumatism are first studying what it is that controls normal cell behaviour.
Last Thursday's recorded broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Mitchell

: BEETHOVEN

Eight Variations on Sussmayr's
Tandeln und Scherzen (Soliman 2)
Sonata in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 played by Bernice Lehmann (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Bernice Lehmann

: FAR AWAY AND NOT SO LONG AGO

D. C. Horton recalls some more of his experiences as a District Officer in the Solomon Islands
3: The White Shadows

Contributors

Unknown: D. C. Horton

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Awake, our souls, away, our fears
(BBC H.B. 300)
New Every Morning, page 99
Psalm 91, vv. 1-11 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 16. vv. 25-33
Soldiers, who are Christ's below
(BBC H.B. 337)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Fred Alexander and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Alexander

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Pfitzner
Prelude to Act 2: Palestrina
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Ferdinand Leitner
Liszt
Piano Concerto No. 1, in E flat
Yuri Boukov (piano)
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Laszlo Somogyi some recent gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Ferdinand Leitner
Piano: Yuri Boukov
Conducted By: Laszlo Somogyi

: The Eye-Witness

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley
CROSS ROADS
Listeners' questions answered by regular contributors
The panel:
John Howell , Geoffrey Hancock Norman Goodchild
Chief Constable of Wolverhampton Friday's recorded broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: John Howell
Unknown: Geoffrey Hancock
Unknown: Norman Goodchild

: SING ME A SOUVENIR

with 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 by Nan Winton and Antony Bilbow
Produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Introduced By: Nan Winton
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Sydney Torch in a recorded programme discusses with Roy Plomley the records he would choose to have with him on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Previously broadcast on October 17

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee: Do They Know What They're Doing?

A play for radio by Roger Leigh
A poet becomes involved with a film company, in a hotel with a martinet head porter, and finds there is more to film-making than writing a script.

Contributors

Writer: Roger Leigh
Produced by: R. D. Smith
Charles Meadowes, a poet: James Thomason
Barber: Douglas Storm
Michael, an actor: Philip Morant
Mr Boscombe, head porter: Philip Cunningham
Assistant hall porter: Jon Rollason
Fred, a cameraman: Ray Barrett
Bill Heinz, a film director: Norman Claridge
Margie, his secretary: Diana Olsson
Daivn Cohen, film star: Eva Huszar
Mr Cohen: David Bird
Other parts: played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company

: 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 Panel E. D. BARLOW
St. Thomas' Hospital Medical School
ROBERT BOYD
University College, London JOHN MAYNARD SMITH
University College, London
PETER SYKES
University of Cambridge 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 ' Who Knows?,' BBC, Broadcasting House, London, W.t.

Contributors

Unknown: Professor G.P. Wells, F.R.S.
Unknown: John Maynard Smith
Unknown: Peter Sykes
Arranged By: Archie Clow

: PIANO RECITAL

by Afasdair Graham

Contributors

Unknown: Afasdair Graham

: 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 ' Frère-Jacques' and ' Dobbin '

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 111th Regiment of Foot, and his cousin Polly Trott Written in six parts by David Scott Daniell
6: (Conclusion) The Forlorn Hope
Produced by Peggy Bacon
5.30 VISITING DAY
Bernadette Hodgson visits
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford and talks to some of the young patients, inviting them to choose a record

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Crowe
Unknown: Polly Trott
Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Unknown: Bernadette Hodgson
Polly Trott: Mary Chester
Oliver Crowe: Nigel Lambert
Sergeant Trott: Jack Holloway
Private Pilchard: Michael Shaw
Don Ramon: Garetn Morgan
Peppita: Nona Blair
Ensign Boscawen: Simon Lack
Captain Fairclough: Jack May
Drummer Pudden: John Stirling
General Mortlake: Ivan Samson

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SPORTS SESSION

Association Vootball 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 with Raymond Newell (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson Master of Ceremonies Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Marine Fourstep; Veleta; Clarendon Saunter; La Rinka; White Rose Tango; Gay Paree Onestep The songs: Drake goes West; The
Galloping Major
Admission by ticket on application to[address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: Raymond Newell
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Fredric Bayco

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Anthony Wedgwood Benn , M.P. gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Wedgwood Benn

: VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

in which
Vic Oliver introduces
Cicely Courtneidgc and Jack Hulbert
The singers
Jeanette Sinclair
John Dobson , Hervey Alan
The cello played by J. B. Christie
Comedy from
Ronnie Barker , Leslie Crowther and Leslie Randall and Joan Reynolds
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 Courtneidgc
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Singers: Jeanette Sinclair
Singers: John Dobson
Singers: Hervey Alan
Played By: J. B. Christie
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Leslie Randall
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

REPERTORY IN BRITAIN
An Inspector Calls by J. B. PRIESTLEY with Sheffield Repertory Company
Directed by Geoffrey Ost Presented for radio by ALFRED BRADLEY

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Directed By: Geoffrey Ost
Unknown: Alfred Bradley
Arthur Birling: George Waring
Sybil Birling: Ann Woodward
Sheila Birling: Jeanne Davies
Eric Birling: Keith Barron
Gerald Croft: Patrick Stewart
Edna: Geraldine Gwyther
Inspector Goole: John Pickles

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

News of books and their makers in reviews, quotations and interviews
Hesketh Pearson talks on a subject chosen by himself
Introduced by Robin Holmes

Contributors

Talks: Hesketh Pearson
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers
Conducted by the Rev. John Owen Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Owen Jones

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by Thea King (clarinet)
Winifred Davey (piano)

Contributors

Clarinet: Thea King
Piano: Winifred Davey

: Close Down









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