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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Christmas readings selected and read by David Scott Blackball

Contributors

Read By: David Scott Blackball

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: THE NEWS

: ALL OF A KIND

Of One Blood
Poems, songs, and a story in seasonal mood
Introduced! by Jack Singleton

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: A CONCERT

Marian Hughes (soprano) Frederick Stone (piano)
Lyric Trio
William Bennett (flute)
Margaret Moncrieff (cello) Margaret Norman (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Marian Hughes
Piano: Frederick Stone
Flute: William Bennett
Cello: Margaret Moncrieff
Piano: Margaret Norman

: THE DAILY SERVICE

O come, O come, Immanuel (BBC
H.B. 36)
New Every Morning, page 19 Canticle 9 (Broadcast Psalter) Isaiah 60, vv. 1-15
God the Father's only Son (BBC
H.B. 303)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

played by The Jack Emblow Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Emblow Sextet

: SIDNEY BOWMAN

and his Orchestra

: THE NATURALIST

Woodlands and Forestry
What sort of trees did the Romans find in Britain? What happened to our ancient woodlands and why do we now have planted forests of ' Christmas' trees?
MAXWELL KNIGHT discusses these questions with ALEX. S. WATT , F.R.S., and ALAN CONNELL who also interviews
HARRY LAW , head forester in Wyre Forest
Producedl by Bruce Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: Alex. S. Watt
Unknown: Alan Connell
Unknown: Harry Law
Unknown: Bruce Campbell

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC Scottish Orchestra
Leader, Peter Gibbs
Conductor, Norman Del Mar ,

Contributors

Leader: Peter Gibbs
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Lord Boothby, K.B.E. Frank Byers
Anthony Wedgwood Benn M.P. , Christopher Chataway M.P. ,
M.P. Question-Master . Freddy Grisewood From Pensfordt. Somerset
Recording of last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Lord Boothby, K.B.E.
Unknown: Frank Byers
Unknown: Anthony Wedgwood Benn M.P.
Unknown: Christopher Chataway M.P.
Unknown: M.P. Question-Master
Unknown: Freddy Grisewood

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

Stanley Holloway entertains
John Freeman and Philip Hope-Wallace in personal conversation
A shortened version of the recorded broadcast of July 24

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: John Freeman
Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace

: THE STARS STILL SHINE

Famous voices revived on long-playing records
Introduced by Cedric Wallis
Including this week Rosa Ponselle
Giovanni Martinelli Feodor Chaliapin

Contributors

Introduced By: Cedric Wallis
Unknown: Rosa Ponselle
Unknown: Giovanni Martinelli
Unknown: Feodor Chaliapin

: OVER THE RIVER

by JOHN GALSWORTHY
Dramatised as a serial in ten parts by Muriel Levy
PART 3
Sunday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy

: Music Tapestry

Jack Brymer (clarinet) Edward Rubach (piano)
London Studio Players
Conducted by Jean Pougnet

Contributors

Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Piano: Edward Rubach
Conducted By: Jean Pougnet

: PEOPLE TODAY

Sir John Barbirolli in conversation with his friend C. B. Rees
Sir John Barbirolli 's first professional engagement was in a theatre-pit at the age of fourteen. He played in cinema, symphony, and opera orchestras, and made a reputation in chamber music and as a solo cellist before he achieved his childhood ambition and became a conductor.
Sir John looks back over his life in music and indicates some of the principles by which it has been governed.
The recorded! broadcast of June 19

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: C. B. Rees
Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli
Conductor: Sir John

: PIANO RECITAL

by Susan MeGaw

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Megaw

: THE SILVER LINING

Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by a District Nurse
Listeners' letters are very welcome as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd , c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W.1 Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.0 JUNIOR TIME
A programme for the fives to eights Mrs. Mallard moves her family
A story by Margaret E. Scott and some songs and games with a group of the Anniesland Junior Singers
Introduced by Kathleen Garscadden
5.15 I KNOW WHAT I LIKE
Michael Bowen talks to Johnny Morris and asks him to choose some favourite records
5.25 SOMETHING ABOUT LONDON
A monthly notebook introduced by John Ellison edited by Graham Gauld

Contributors

Story By: Margaret E. Scott
Introduced By: Kathleen Garscadden
Talks: Michael Bowen
Unknown: Johnny Morris
Introduced By: John Ellison
Edited By: Graham Gauld

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-Eastern News

: Fred Streeter Advises

A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East

: Town and Country

Comment, controversy and character for listeners in London and the counties of the South-East

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Elgar
Sea Pictures sung by Gladys Ripley (contralto) with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by George Weldon on a gramophone record

Contributors

Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Conducted By: George Weldon

: THE SAHARA

by Edward Ward who has lately returned from an extensive journey through the Sahara Desert where he saw the profoundly significant developments that are taking place as a result of the discovery of oil and other mineral wealth there.
In this programme he outlines the history of the Sahara and the extraordinary story of its exploration and describes some of his recent experiences.
Others taking part:
Ronald Baddiley , Ian Burford Arthur Bush. Hugh Dickson
George Hagan , Godfrey Kenton Hugh Manning. David March
Humphrey Morton , Jon Rollason Wilfrid Thomas
The recorded broadcast of October 4

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Ward
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: Ian Burford
Unknown: Arthur Bush.
Unknown: Hugh Dickson
Unknown: George Hagan
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Hugh Manning.
Unknown: Humphrey Morton
Unknown: Jon Rollason
Unknown: Wilfrid Thomas

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by Alec Robertson
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Janet Craxton (oboe)
Colin Bradbury (clarinet)
Geoffrey Gambold (bassoon) Douglas Moore (horn)
Before an invited audience in the Town Hall, Reading

Contributors

Introduced By: Alec Robertson
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz
Oboe: Janet Craxton
Clarinet: Colin Bradbury
Bassoon: Geoffrey Gambold
Horn: Douglas Moore

: THE TUESDAY TALK Sir Frank Adcock

Fellow of King's College, Cambridge
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Sir Frank Adcock , who has been successively scholar, student, Fellow, Dean and Vice-Provost of King's College (as well as Professor of Ancient History at Cambridge University) recalls the college as it was when he 'first came up as a lad from school, fifty-six years ago.'

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Frank Adcock

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News and Comment from at home and abroad

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Emil Seiler (viola d'amore)
Walter Gerwig (lute) with the Cappella Coloniensis conducted by August Wenzinger
Concerto Grosso, in G, for Christmas tiight (Corelli)
Concerto in D minor, for viola d'amore, lute and muted strings (Vivaldi) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Viola: Emil Seiler
Unknown: Walter Gerwig
Conducted By: August Wenzinger

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