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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker,
The Very Rev. George Reindorp

Contributors

Unknown: Very Rev. George Reindorp

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' The Whole Man '
Talk by Father Anthony Storey
1: Integrity

Contributors

Talk By: Father Anthony Storey

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Recordings from the past and present
Alexander Moyes introduces
FRONT PAGE
Stories behind the headlines told by the people who made them
Written by Gordon Cruickshank Produced by Denys Gueroult
A shortened version of the recorded broadcast of April 15

Contributors

Introduces: Alexander Moyes
Written By: Gordon Cruickshank
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke
Sunday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Deryck Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: SONG RECITAL

Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano)
Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Frederick Stone

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Holy, holy, holy. Lord God
Almighty (BBC H.B. 169)
New Every Morning, page 1
Psalm 99 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 17. vv. 1-11
God moves in a mysterious way
(BBC H.B. 8)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ralph Wilson and his Septet

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wilson

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

SINGING TOGETHER by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK
Health and the Young Worker, introduced by a doctor
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH De Blois a Arbois en auto-stop Texte de Paule-Aline et John Dent
Jean-Pierre est invite au mariage d'un ami, mais son ami habite dans Ie Jura, a Arbois, qui est bien loin de Blois. II decide d'y aller en autostop, mais est-ce qu'il arrivera a temps?

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC Scottish Orchestra Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Norman Del Mar

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Ursula Bloom in a recorded programme discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Ursula Bloom
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS
The first of two programmes about Christian names
Script by Margaret J. Miller
2.0 THE MUSIC BOX by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS Let's Hear It Again
The programme includes
Introduced by Reginald Jacques
2.30 THE JACKSONS Books or Magazines?
Script by Edward Blishen
2.50 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS ' The Snow ' by W. W. Gibson

Contributors

Script By: Margaret J. Miller
Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Introduced By: Reginald Jacques
Script By: Edward Blishen
Unknown: W. W. Gibson

: REPERTORY IN BRITAIN

An Inspector Calls by J. B. PRIESTLEY with the Sheffield Repertory Company Directed by Geoffrey Ost Presented for radio by Alfred Bradley
Saturday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Directed By: Geoffrey Ost
Unknown: Alfred Bradley

: CHARLES IVES

John Carol Case (baritone)
Josephine Lee (piano)
Those evening bells Grantchester
Walking
The white gulls
Qu'il m'irait bien Rough wind

Contributors

Piano: Josephine Lee

: INDIAN SUMMER

Advice and entertainment for retired and older people, and a meeting-place on the air for those concerned for their welfare
On the Road in the Nineties: Mr. Canham, now nearly ninety, remembers commercial travelling at the end of the last century
My Aunt Dyed ... : and that made quite a difference to Ivy Watkinson's life
Presented by John Dunn

Contributors

Presented By: John Dunn

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.0 JUNIOR TIME
A programme for the fives to eights
The Big Pond
Four stories written for broadcasting by Bertha Lonsdale 3: Mr. Fizzle in Trouble
Music for the flute written and played by Bernard Herrmann
Produced by Herbert Smith
5.15 MOSTLY JAZZ
True Blues
Introduced by Ken Sykora
5.30 FOB YOUR BOOKSHELF
Susan Dickenson
John Merrett , Lance Sieveking talk about some recently published books for younger and older readers
5.50 Presenting This Week
Review of forthcoming programmes

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Bertha Lonsdale
Played By: Bernard Herrmann
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Susan Dickenson
Unknown: John Merrett
Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Storyteller: Trevor Hill
Nicholas: Karal Gardner
Gamekeeper George: Joseph Hancock
Mr Albert Fizzle: Brian Trueman
Farmer Tuckle: Tom Harrison

: 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 Much Greater London?
The Royal Commission's recent report discussed by Lord Morrison of Lambeth
Sir Cyril Black , m.p. and Harold Montefiore
6.50 From the Local Press
A weekly review of what the papers in South-East England are saying
6.57 London S.ock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Cyril Black
Unknown: Harold Montefiore

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Chopin
Mazurka in A minor. Op. 67 No. 4 Ballade No. 4, in F minor Nocturne in D flat
Polonaise in A flat, Op. 53 played by Collin Horsley (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Collin Horsley

: MONDAY NIGHT AT HOME

A selection of recorded wit, music, and humour
Introduced by Basil Boothroyd including
Julian Somers
Kathleen Helme
' One of our officers is vegetating'
A sketch by Piers Stephens

George Mikes
How to be Inimitable
3: Stopping the Traffic
*
Ivor Cutler
Spoon Control

Ted Allan
Metamorphosis

Janet Burnell and Gareth Morgan
' Fi-Hi ' by Derek Lowe
Peter Bull
Simple Stories
' The Ancient Roman ' by Archibald Marshall
Ken Nordine
The Vidiot
*
Walter Flesher
' Buttonholed ' by Faith Owen
Musical interludes on records chosen by Robert Irwin Edited and produced by John Bridges

Contributors

Introduced By: Basil Boothroyd
Unknown: Julian Somers
Unknown: Kathleen Helme
Unknown: George Mikes
Unknown: Janet Burnell
Unknown: Gareth Morgan
Unknown: Derek Lowe
Unknown: Archibald Marshall
Unknown: Ken Nordine
Unknown: Walter Flesher
Unknown: Robert Irwin
Produced By: John Bridges

: BEFORE THE MONDAY

by GILES COOPER
For twenty-four hours it made a change. Then the next day and the next day. There didn't seem any reason for doing anything.
The one-man band played by Ted Brennan and Ronald Lanchbury
Produced by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
The recorded broadcast of June 4, 1959, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Giles Cooper
Played By: Ted Brennan
Played By: Ronald Lanchbury
Produced By: Michael Bakewell
Jane: Frances Cuka
Desmond: Kenneth Griffith
Alfred: Toke Townley

: THE LORD MAYOR'S BANQUET

See panel

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News and Comment from at home and abroad

: THE NEWS

followed by weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Manoug Parikian (violin)

Contributors

Violin: Manoug Parikian

: Close Down









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