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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

'Roads Away from God '

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MORNING MUSIC

See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Roads Away from God '
Talk by Canon Anthony Hanson
6: The Infinite Ocean

Contributors

Talk By: Canon Anthony Hanson

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news

: THE NEWS

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Two talks on INTELLIGENCE AND LEARNING
1: Learning to learn by Leslie Reid
Department of Psychology University of Aberdeen
Psychologists find that when an animal has to deal with a number of similar learning problems one after the other, it may become a more efficient learner. Last Thursday's recorded broadcast in Network Three

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in A, Op. 47 (Kreutzer) played by Tessa Robbins (violin) Robin Wood (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Tessa Robbins
Piano: Robin Wood

: THE RELUCTANT BRIDEGROOM

by Shamus Frazer
It is flattering when you are asked by a young Chinese to accompany him on a visit to his betrothed: rather less flattering when you realise that you are being used as a warning omen, a kind of 'Worst Man ', who might scare the bride's parents into cancelling the nuptials.

Contributors

Unknown: Shamus Frazer

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Jesus'shall reign (BBC H.B. 460) New Every Morning, page 90 Psalm 121 (Broadcast Psalter) Isaiah 53. vv. 7-12
There is a land of pure delight
(BBC H.B. 264)
News Summary at 10.30

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Maurice Arnold and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Arnold

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Hans Knappertsbusch
Suite: Lieutenant Kije. (Prokofiev)
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Joyeuse Marche (Chabrier)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Efrem Kurtz some recent gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Hans Knappertsbusch
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Joyeuse Marche
Conducted By: Efrem Kurtz

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

A weekly magazine
CROSS-ROADS
Listeners' questions answered by regular contributors
This week's panel F. Wilson MeComb
Jack Hay , Gerry Lush
Recording of last Friday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Unknown: F. Wilson Mecomb
Unknown: Jack Hay
Unknown: Gerry Lush

: 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 by Nan Winton and Antony Bilbow
Produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Introduced By: Nan Winton
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Ursula Bloom in a recorded programme discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have with her if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Previously broadcast on Kov. 14

Contributors

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

: SATURDAY MATINEE

The Good Son
A play by ALMEY ST. JOHN ADCOCK
Prillie Hankin 's husband, Larry, deserted her years ago. She lives with her son, Mortimer, a good and dutiful young man, who showers his mother with presents. She wants none of them -all she really wants is her husband. Cast in order of speaking
Production by Audrey Cameron
2.40 app. The Little Farm
A short story by H. E. BATES adapted for radio by Aileen Mills
A young farmer needs someone to help him in the house, and in answer to his advertisement Edna Johnson arrives.
Produced by David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Play By: Almey St.
Play By: John Adcock
Play By: Prillie Hankin
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Story By: H. E. Bates
Unknown: Aileen Mills
Unknown: Edna Johnson
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Prillie Hankin: Marjorie Westbury
Edie, her sister: Kathleen Helme
Mortimer, her son: Gareth Morgan
Larry, her husband: James Thomason
Tom Richards: Richard Bebb
Office girl: Barbara Mitchell
Edna Johnson: June Tobin
Jack Emmett: William Eedle
Storyteller: Molly Rankin

: PICK OF THE WEEK

Gale Pedrick selects highlights from BBC sound and television
Introduced by John Ellison Edited by John Haslam

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Introduced By: John Ellison
Edited By: John Haslam

: WHO KNOWS?

Four scientists answer questions on science and technology
In the Chair
Professor G. P. WELLS. F.R.S.
Members of Panel A. D . BOOTH
Birkbeck College, London
J. D . CARTHY
Queen Mary College, London R. H. NIMMO-SMITH
The Wellcome Research Institution
A. R. .UBBELOHDE F.R.S .
Imperial College, London
Arranged by Archie Clow

Contributors

Unknown: Professor G. P. Wells. F.R.S.
Unknown: A. D Booth
Unknown: J. D . Carthy
Unknown: R. H. Nimmo-Smith
Unknown: A. R. Ubbelohde F.R.S
Arranged By: Archie Clow

: PIANO RECITAL

by Emile Philippe

Contributors

Unknown: Emile Philippe

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

For children under five with Ann Driver. Marjorie Westbury and Maurice Bevan
Tim Gudgin introduces today's programme

Contributors

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

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Junior Theatre
NORMAN BONES AND HENRY BONES
The boy detectives in a new series of adventures written by ANTHONY C. WILSON with Patricia Hayes and Harold Reese
4: In Search of Ethel Gray
'My dear Dr. White, I would like you to know that I have entrusted everything to Ethel Gray. Thank you for being so good to me. Yours sincerely, Matilda Clifton. '
Produced by Graham Gauld
5.30 VISITING DAY
Roy Johnston visits Lissue Children's Convalescent House, Lisburn, and talks to some of the young patients, inviting them to choose a record

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Bones
Unknown: Henry Bones
Written By: Anthony C. Wilson
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Ethel Gray.
Unknown: Matilda Clifton.
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Unknown: Roy Johnston
Norman Bones: Harold Reese
Henry, his cousin: Patricia Hayes
Mr Clifton: Geoffrey Wincott
Captain Hallam: Robert Chetwyn
Bill Purdy: Anthony Benson
Mrs Purdy: Janet Morrison
Mrs Jarvis: Ann Codrington
Sam Jarvis: Preston Lockwood
Hector Jarvis: Barry MacGregor
Phoebe Jarvis: Judith Whale
Dan Driscoll: Fred Yule

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SPORTS SESSION

Association Football Results
Association Football
Patrick Campbell sums up the day's play, introducing reports and comments en 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 Produced by Gerald Sinstadt

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacob de Vries
Produced By: Gerald Sinstadt

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Rene Soames (tenor)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Liberty Twostep; Imperial Waltz; Yearning Saunter; Midnight Tango; Victorian Gavotte; Over, the Top
The songs: Matlinata; The man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo
Repeated on Friday at 12.0
Admission hy ticket on application to[address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Tenor: Rene Soames
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Fredric Bayco

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Jack Diamond, M.P. gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Diamond, M.P.

: VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

In which
Vic Oliver introduces
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
The singers Gloria Lane
Catherine Wilson
Mary Ming
Rowland Jonee
The pianos played by Rawicz and Landauer
Comedy from
Leslie Crowther
Ronnie Barker and Jon Pertwee
BBC Revue Orchestra
Leader, Julien Gaillard Conducted by Vie 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: Gloria Lane
Singers: Catherine Wilson
Singers: Mary Ming
Singers: Rowland Jonee
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Vie 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

Cone of Silence
A radio play by GILBERT THOMAS
Based on the novel by David Beaty
Other parts played by Denys Hawthorne and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by John Gibson

Contributors

Play By: Gilbert Thomas
Novel By: David Beaty
Played By: Denys Hawthorne
Produced By: John Gibson
Captain Gort, a British Empire Airways pilot: Norman Wooland
Charlotte his daughter: Beverley Dunn
Captain Hugh Dallas Training Captain, B.E.A: David Peel
Captain Braddock. an Australian-pilot with B E A , being trained to fly the Phoenix: Bruce Stewart
Captain Judd, Flight Capt B E A: Simon Lack
Manningham, Fleet Supl B E A: Marius Goring
Joyce Mitchell, a stewardess in B.E.A: Ann Gudrun Ure
Nigel Pickering, of Atlas Aviation,designer of the Phoenix: Noel Johnson
Commissioner of the Court of Inquiry: Norman Henry
Sir Arnold Hobbs. representing Atlas Aviation at the Court of Inquiry: Brewster Mason
Robinson. B.E.A. Indian Representative at Ranjibad: Geoffrey Matthews

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

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

Contributors

Talks: William Sansom
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers,:
The Rev. Moore Wasson

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Moore Wasson

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: app. MUSIC AT NIGHT

Piano duets played by Isabel Beyer and Harvey Dagul

Contributors

Played By: Isabel Beyer
Played By: Harvey Dagul

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