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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Peter Bryant

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Bryant

: SHOPPING LIST

Louise Davies gives food news comment and suggestions for the household shopper
followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Good for a Laugh by Father George Songhurst
3: The Cheerful Chancellor (Thomas More)

Contributors

Unknown: Father George Songhurst

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Peter Bryant

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Bryant

: SHOPPING LIST

Louise Davies gives food news comment and suggestions for the household shopper
: second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: THE NEWS

: OUT OF SILENCE

by Mary Sorrell
Cerebral thrombosis made Mrs. Sorrell unable to speak, read, or write. She tells how she slowly recovered the use of words.

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Sorrell

: PIANO RECITAL

by Mavis Elmitt

Contributors

Unknown: Mavis Elmitt

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

A LESSON IN LOYALTY
How the forty-seven Ronin (master-less men of Japan) avenged their lord (1701)
Script by Phyllis Drayson
Stories from World History series

Contributors

Script By: Phyllis Drayson

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Sing praise to God who reigns above (BBC H.B. 18)
New Every Morning page 7 Psalm 8 (Broadcast psalter)
Acts 10. vv. 1-23
For the beauty of the earth (BBC
H.B. 272)

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT by Marjorie Eele
A programme for six to eight-year-olds encouraging them to move to music
Repeated on Friday at 9.55 a.m.
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS
A topical programme for older children
The subject for next week will be announced at the end of this broadcast.
11.40 L'ALOUETTE
Extracts from the play by Jean Anouilh
French for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele
Play By: Jean Anouilh

: BARN DANCE

Roll back the carpet and join in the fun with Alf Adamson and his Border Band
Joe Wallace
Elizabeth Porter
Master of Ceremonies, Bill Cain
From Lazonby, Cumberland
Arranged by Richard Kelly

Contributors

Unknown: Alf Adamson
Unknown: Joe Wallace
Unknown: Elizabeth Porter
Unknown: Bill Cain
Arranged By: Richard Kelly

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Bryan Platt
Trouble in Store
J. S. C. Dealey talks about pests that attack grain in storage and suggests ways of getting rid of them
Stock Housing Patterns for the Future
Two farmers with particular interests in farm buildings, Maurice Parker from Essex and Robin Chad burn from Lincolnshire, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of adaptable standardised buildings
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Platt
Talks: C. Dealey
Unknown: Maurice Parker
Unknown: Robin Chad
Produced By: John Greenslade

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: THE NAVY LARK

Leslie Phillips as Sub-Lieut.
Phillips Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray , the No. 1
Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee
Written by Laurie Wyman
Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston The recorded broadcast of Jan. 25, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Phillips Stephen Murray
Unknown: Lieut. Murray
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Written By: Laurie Wyman
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Captain Povey: Richard Caldicot
Heather: Heather Chasen
A B Johnson: Ronnip Barker
Lt -Cmdr Stanton: Ronnip Barker
A B Goldstein: Tenniel Evans
The Admiral: Tenniel Evans
Lieut Bates: Michael Bates
A B Ginger: Michael Bates

: HEIFETZ

(violin) with Brooks Smith (piano)
A gramophone record including music by Paganini and Brahms

Contributors

Piano: Brooks Smith

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MASTER OF ALL MASTERS
A crotchety old man meets his match in his new servant Bridie O'Hanagan
Let's Join In series
2.20 PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
A suite of pieces written for the piano by Mussorgsky orchestrated by Ravel
Programme introduced by John Hosier
Adventures in Music series
2.40 NKRUMAH AND
THE MAKING OF GHANA
Premier Nkrumah's early struggles are dramatically reconstructed, showing the effectiveness of his election propaganda, and the completeness of his political victory in 1952, when a prison sentence for his political activities was remitted, and he first came to power under a new Gold Coast constitution. Script by Anna Kaliski Modern History series

Contributors

Unknown: Bridie O'Hanagan
Introduced By: John Hosier
Script By: Anna Kaliski

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Intaglio
A play for radio by J. MACLAREN-ROSS
' An amethyst intaglio brooch, set in gold and carved with the profile of a young woman '—that was the description of a stolen brooch, belonging to Sir Theo Druze , which Dicker was employed to recover. He found that the case involved a great deal more than theft.
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Theo Druze
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Dicker: John Dearth
Felicity Druze: June Tobin
Sir Theo Druze, Q c: J. MacLaren-Ross
Brightman: Philip Leaver
John Forrest: David Bird
Barman: Keith Buckley
Danny Boy: Robert Vahey
Ronny de Vaux: Hugh Dickson
The Toucher: Brian O'Higgina

: VESPERS

from St. Mary's Franciscan Friary, East Bergholt, Suffolk
Introduced by Father Brian Cavanagh , O.F.M. Deus in adjutorium: Gloria patri
(Palestrina)
Psalms 127, 128. 129, 130, 131
Magnificat (Plainsong and fauxbourdon: Murray)
Motets:
Jesu Rex admirabilis (Palestrina) Salve Mater (Plainsong)
Choirmaster,
Father Brian Cavanagh , o.F.M. Organist,
Father Stanley Roberts , o.f.m.

Contributors

Introduced By: Father Brian Cavanagh
Choirmaster: Father Brian Cavanagh
Organist: Father Stanley Roberts

: THE SOLDIER WHO VANISHED

Captain GEOFFREY WATSON tells a strange story of sorcery and suicide in the jungles of Malaya.
' But for the fact,' he says, ' that every detail is contained in the sworn evidence of a military Court of Enquiry, I could hardly expect you to believe any of it.'
Recorded broadcast of Jan. 28, 1960

Contributors

Unknown: Captain Geoffrey Watson

: JUNIOR TIME

A programme for the fives to eights
The Changeling
A story from ' Fairytales from the British Isles' retold by Amabel Williams-Ellis
Read by Valentine DyaU
Introduced by Claire Chovil

Contributors

Unknown: Amabel Williams-Ellis
Read By: Valentine Dyau
Introduced By: Claire Chovil

: THE OWLS' HOUSE

by CROSBIE GARSTIN adapted for radio in six parts by Becky Cocking with Tony Britton
Episode 3
Bosula has been neglected as Ortho has run away from school. Eli distrusts Ortho's gypsy and fisherman friends, but is warming towards the Penalunas.
Music composed by Reginald Redman ,
Produced by Patrick Dromgoole

Contributors

Unknown: Becky Cocking
Composed By: Reginald Redman
Produced By: Patrick Dromgoole
Teresa: June Barrie
Martha: Phyllis Smile
Ned Bohenna: Hedley Goodall
Eli: John Cater
Simeon Penaluna: Robin Ford
Mary Penaluna: Jocelyne Page
Ortho: Tony Britton,
Pyramus Heme: Anthony Jacobs
Gypsy woman,: Ethel Coleridge
Leah: Constance Chapman
Mr Rufus: Norman Shelley
Mr Bassett: Godfrey Kenton
Jacky's George: George Woodbridge
Anson: Douglas Leach

: LUCK OF THE DRAW

Vote for the winning discs! played by Graham Gauld
Postcards should be sent to: Luck of the Draw, BBC, London, W.I.

Contributors

Played 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

: Bateman's-Burwash

A visit to
Rudyard Kipling 's house in Sussex

Contributors

Unknown: Rudyard Kipling

: A Tale or Two

from Sussex with Bob Copper , Paul Plumb
Charlie Hemsley , Ted Skinner
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Copper
Unknown: Paul Plumb
Unknown: Charlie Hemsley
Unknown: Ted Skinner
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSERS

Vivaldi and Rameau
London Harpsichord Ensemble John Francis (flute)
Trevor Williams (viol.in) Raymond Keenlyside (violin.)
Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba) Millicent Silver (harpsichord.)

Contributors

Flute: John Francis
Flute: Trevor Williams
Violin: Raymond Keenlyside
Viola: Ambrose Gauntlett
Harpsichord: Millicent Silver

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamsoni
Jack Train , Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions' and Kenneth Home knows some of the answers
Produced by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamsoni
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Produced By: C. F. Meehan

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 1

: app-AN OUT-BACK CRICKET MATCH

A true story of life in, the back country of Australia by Reginald Ottley
' After our innings, it was too early for lunch, so it was decided to have a tea break. More beer than tea was drunk, and our side were squint-eyed when we went out to field. By then, the claypan gleamed redly, under the fierce sun....'

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Ottley

: CONCERT

Part 2

: POEMS ON MEDIAEVAL THEMES

read by Marius Goringi The programme includes
La Belle Dame Sans Merci (Keats) The lady of Shalott (Tenmyso.ni) Tristram (Henry Reed)

Contributors

Read By: Marius Goringi

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: TONIGHT'S SHORT STORY

Jimmy's Acre by John Mitchell read by David March

Contributors

Unknown: John Mitchell
Read By: David March

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Beethoven's Late Quartets
Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131 played by the Stross String Quartet Wilhelm Stross (violin)
Kurt Christian , Stier (violin) George Schmid (viola)
Rudolf Metzmacher (cello)
The recorded broadcast of March 31 1960, in the Third Programme
Third of five programmes

Contributors

Violin: Wilhelm Stross
Violin: Kurt Christian
Viola: George Schmid
Cello: Rudolf MetzmacHer

: Closedown









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