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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Peter Bryant

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Bryant

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Not by Bread Alone '
Comment and reading by the Rev. D. R. Thomas
4: I need recognition

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. D. R. Thomas

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Peter Bryant

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Bryant

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: THE NEWS

: HOLY TERROR

by Jean Macaulay
It happened at the submarine base on the Holy Loch in 1945, but the mystery is still not solved.

Contributors

Unknown: Jean MacAulay

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in C minor
Op. 30 No. 2 played by Hugh Maguire (violin) Joyce Rathbone (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Hugh Maguire
Piano: Joyce Rathbone

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I by Rachel Percival
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
A programme encouraging children to move to music

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray

: THE DAILY SERVICE

At thy feet, 0 Christ (BBC H.B. 402) New Every Morning, page 19 Psalm 1 (Broadcast psalter) St. Mark 9, vv. 38-50
0 kind Creator, bow thine ear (BBC
H.B. 346)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Don Harper Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Don Harper

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

RHYTHM AND MELODY
A programme of songs and orchestral music for children of nine to eleven
Introduced by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY
The Lebanon: a visit to Beirut and a drive over the mountains to the Syrian border
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN
' Nusskaspar ' : ': a dramatisation of a German folk tale
Script by Milo Sperber

Contributors

Introduced By: Gladys Whitred
Script By: Milo Sperber

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC Scottish Orchestra
Leader, Peter Gibbs
Conductor, Norman Del Mar
Lawrence Glover (piano)
Waltz (Eugene Onegin).Tchaikovsky

Contributors

Leader: Peter Gibbs
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Piano: Lawrence Glover

: 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
London v. Scotland
ROUND 3

: THE LITTLE MADELEINE

An autobiography by MRS. ROBERT HENREY
Read by Cécile Chevreau
Arranged for broadcasting in fifteen episodes by Mollie Greenhalgh PART 4
Part 3 described how Madeleine's aunt Marie Therese made a happy marriage after all her misadventures. At the age of five, Madeleine first went to school. Soon she fell ill of diphtheria; her baby brother contracted it and died. To help Madeleine in her recovery, her parents took her to stay with her Aunt Eugenie in the country.

Contributors

Unknown: Mollie Greenhalgh
Unknown: Marie Therese

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

JASON AND THE GOLDEN FLEECE Script by Sam Langdon
1: The Boyhood of Jason
On Mount Pelion in ancient Greece Jason is trained by the wise centaur Cheiron in all the arts of manhood.
Adventures in English series
2.20 METHODS OF MEDICINE
The story of the discovery and development of Anaesthetics
Script by Richard Palmer
With the development of modern anaesthetics the ' fight against pain ' in surgery is over, but one hundred years ago the situation was very different.
2.40 THE FORTY-FIVE
The story of Prince Charles Stuart from his landing in Scotland in 1745 to his flight a year later Script by Margaret J. Miller

Contributors

Script By: Sam Langdon
Script By: Richard Palmer
Unknown: Prince Charles Stuart
Script By: Margaret J. Miller

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra with Reginald KiIbey (cello)
Visiting artist, Iris Villiera

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Cello: Reginald Kiibey
Artist: Iris Villiera

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Art: Bryan Robertson
Film: Charles Marowitz
Theatre: T. C. Worsley
Radio: Jacques Brunius
Book: A. Alvarez

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Bryan Robertson
Unknown: Charles Marowitz
Unknown: Jacques Brunius
Unknown: A. Alvarez

: DISC DOODLING

by Flotsam (B. C. Hilliam ) at the piano with the help of recorda

Contributors

Unknown: C. Hilliam

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

JUNIOR TIME
A programme for the fives to eights
The Cruise of the ' Toytown Belle
A Toytown Play by S. G. Hulme Beaman
Part 2
Produced by Claire Chovil
5.30 MUSIC CLUB
David Davis introduces a programme for young musicians including the first performance of Piano Concerto No. 2
(The Student) by Thomas Pitfield played by Elizabeth Brown (piano)
BBC Northern Orchestra Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
and This month's guests broadcasting for the first time
From Bristol
John Welch (piano)
From London
Julian. Byzantine (guitar)
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Contributors

Play By: S. G. Hulme Beaman
Produced By: Claire Chovil
Introduces: David Davis
Unknown: Thomas Pitfield
Piano: Elizabeth Brown
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson
Piano: John Welch
Larry the NarratorLamb: Derek McCulloch
Ernest the Policeman: Peter Claughton
Dennis the Dachshund: Preston Lockwood
The Mayor of Toytown: Howieson Culff
Mr Growser: John Glyn-Jones
Captain Higgins: Norman Shelley
The Magician: Norman Shelley
The Inventor: Ivan Samson
A Rough: Ivan Samson
Letitia the Lambkin: Sheila Moloney

: 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

Smetana
Gramophone records of orchestral music including the Prague Carnival and Wedding Scenes

: THE VERDICT OF THE COURT

Reconstructions of famous trials
12: Rex v. Browne and Kennedy Murder
The Old Bailey : April 1928 with a postscript by Lord Birkett
Browne and Kennedy were tried on a charge of murdering a police constable on a lonely Essex road in the early hours of September 27, 1927. A remarkable statement made by Kennedy to the Scotland Yard officer in charge of the investigation, the rejection by the learned judge of applications by the Defence for separate trials, a strong chain of circumstantial and expert evidence regarding firearms and rare types of bullet, and the testimony of Browne from the witness-box were outstanding features of the case.
Script by JULIAN SYMONS
Production by Joe Burroughs
Recorded broadcast of Dec. 31, 1959

Contributors

Script By: Lord Birkett
Script By: Julian Symons
Production By: Joe Burroughs
W H Kennedy: Deryck Guyler
F G Browne: Russell Napier
Mr E F Lever: John Graham
Mr F J Powell: Simon Lack
The Solicitor General: Derek Birch
Mr Justice Avory: Carleton Hobbs
Narrator: Edward Ward

: Joan Sutherland

Soprano, with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conducted by Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Arias by Meyerbeer and Delibes
on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

: Radio Link

A monthly programme in which radio is used to link speakers in London and other world centres to exchange views on important issues of common interest.
Chairman in London, Robert McKenzie
The subjects dealt with in Radio Link are highly topical. They, and the names of the speakers, will be announced only shortly before each broadcast.

: Italian Serenade

Introduced by Roberto Cardinali
Gramophone records of Italian songs and light music

Contributors

Introduced By: Roberto Cardinal

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: Tonight's Short Story: Beethoven Jones and the New Asia

by Robert Morgan
Read by Gabriel Woolf

Contributors

Author: Robert Morgan
Reader: Gabriel Woolf

: The News

followed by a late weather forecast

: Music at Night

Prague Chamber Orchestra
Three Minuets (Jan August Vitdsek) Sinfonietta 'La Jolla' (Martinu) on gramophone records

: Close Down









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