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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

The Highway Code
Talks by Canon George Snow
2: Safety on the Road

: 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

: TWO OF A KIND

Lay Figures
' The Bishop of Berry Brow by Ronald Lloyd
' Hearthrug Prophet' by John George
Introduced by Jack Singleton

Contributors

Unknown: Berry Brow
Unknown: John George
Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Happy are they, they that love God
(BBC Supplement 16: S.P. 509: C.H. 440: D.S. 70: Tune, Binchester S.P. 609)
Interlude: Peter and the lame man Prayers: the Prayer for Protection: the Lord's Prayer
From thee all skill and science flow
(BBC Supplement 24; S.P. 285; C.H. 351: S.H. 47: P.H. 200: Tune, Belmont C.H. 309)
Blessing

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interval music
10.0 FRANCOIS ET DENISE DUBOIS L'Arrivee a Royan Francois and Denise arrive at Royan on the west coast of France, where they expect to be reunited with their parents. But finding the right hotel in an unfamiliar town is a problem Script by Georgette Morisset Early Stages in French series

Contributors

Unknown: Denise Dubois
Unknown: Royan Francois
Script By: Georgette Morisset

: THE DAILY SERVICE

My song is love unknown (BB(
H.B. 84)
New Every Morning, page 26 Psalm 22 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 13. vv. 1-12
Praise to the Holiest (BBC H.B. 88)

: PIANO RECITAL

by Iain Kendell

Contributors

Unknown: Iain Kendell

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT by Rachel Percival
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
For five and six-year-olds encouraging them to move to music
Repeated on Thursday at 9.66 a.m.
11.20 ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR Birds and Bird Song
Do birds have to learn how to build their nests and sing their songs, or are they instinctive reactions? Robert Hinds , Ph.D., answers these questions. He is introduced by Desmond Morris. Ph.D.
General Science series
11.40 THE GARDEN OF EDEN
A. C. Bridge, Vicar of Christ Church. Lancaster Gate, London, talks about the myth of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil
Sixth Form series, The Christian Religion and its Philosophy

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray
Unknown: Robert Hinds
Introduced By: Desmond Morris.

: CRICKET

Kent v. The Australians at Canterbury
Nottinghamshire v. Glamorgan at Trent Bridge
Third and last day
Commentary by Rex Alston and Bob Richardson from Canterbury and by Brian Johnston from Trent Bridge

Contributors

Commentary By: Rex Alston
Commentary By: Bob Richardson
Unknown: Brian Johnston

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC Scottish Orchestra Leader. Peter Gibbs
Conducted by Maurice Miles
Valerie Tryon (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Peter Gibbs
Conducted By: Maurice Miles
Piano: Valerie Tryon

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Jack Longland
Christopher Mayhew , M.P. Ted Leather , m.p. Nancy Spain
Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood From Brighton. Sussex
Recording of last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme
The last in the present series followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Christopher Mayhew
Unknown: M.P. Ted Leather
Question-Master: M.P. Nancy Spain

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORIES AND RHYMES
The Children with Green Hair' adapted for broadcasting by Jean Sutcliffe , from an original fairytale by Ruth Ainsworth. Part 1
2.20 POETS AND POETRY Peter Redgrove reads two of his own poems, one of which has not been published, dealing with boyhood activities
Introduced by Robert Gittings
2.40 Interval music
2.45 NATURE STUDY
Chalk: John Sankey talks about the flowers and grasses, trees and animal life that flourish on the chalk downs of Surrey and Sussex

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Jean Sutcliffe
Unknown: Ruth Ainsworth.
Unknown: Peter Redgrove
Introduced By: Robert Gittings
Talks: John Sankey

: GREAT EXPECTATIONS

by CHARLES DICKENS
Episode 10

: CRICKET

Kent v. The Australians
Nottinghamshire v. Glamorgan Further commentary

: RING UP THE CURTAIN

A programme of opera and ballet
BBC Concert Orchestra Leader, William Armon
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with Patricia Kern (soprano)
Patricia Kern broadcasts by permission of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Soprano: Patricia Kern
Unknown: Patricia Kern

: THE FLOWERING CAPE

DAVID PATON gives a botanist's impression of his first visit to the Cape Peninsula

Contributors

Unknown: David Paton

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer
Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by Marjorie Gower

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Talk By: Marjorie Gower

: JUNIOR TIME

A programme for the fives to eights
The Queen's Oysters
A story by Jean Watt read by Jean Taylor Smith

Contributors

Story By: Jean Watt
Read By: Jean Taylor Smith

: SOMETHING ABOUT LONDON

A monthly notebook introduced by David Lloyd James
Edited by Claire Chovil

Contributors

Introduced By: David Lloyd James
Edited By: Claire Chovil

: TO BE CONTINUED ...

Circus Boy by Ruth Manning-Sanders abridged by Edward Blishen read by John Stater
6: A blow-down and a flood
Tommy Gough has tracked Murphy and O'Calligan to a prehistoric dwelling in a hillock on the moors. Borak is there, whitewashed and with his mane cropped to conceal his identity.

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Manning-Sanders
Abridged By: Edward Blishen
Read By: John Stater
Unknown: Tommy Gough

: 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 Cricket
Kent v. The Australians at Canterbury
Nottinghamshire v. Glamorgan at Trent Bridge
Close of play summary
6.35 Fred Streeter Advises
A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East
6.45 Wanted-A House
An enquiry into the plight of young married couples in the South-East who want to buy their own house at a time of land shortage and rising prices
The situation is made worse in desirable coastal areas like Brighton where new houses are frequently snapped up by outsiders with ready capital. Introduced by Robert Gunnell
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter
Introduced By: Robert Gunnell

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Rachmaninov
Songs sung by Sylvia Fisher (soprano) wfth
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Christ is risen: Come. let us rest; Into my open window; The coming of springi: The harveeit of sorrow; The soldier's wife: To the children; At night; Midsummer nights

Contributors

Soprano: Sylvia Fisher
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: IN OUR TIME

Field-Marshal Earl Haig
June 19, 1961, was the centenary of the birth of Field-Marshal Earl Haig , Commander-in-Chief of the British armies in France and Flanders from December 1915 until the end of the war.
This programme is an attempt at an appreciation of the Field-Marshal made by generals and private soldiers who served under him, by military historians, by friends, and by those who worked with him for the British Legion.
Narrator, Duncan Mclntyre
Produced by David Woodward See page 26

Contributors

Unknown: Field-Marshal Earl Haig
Unknown: Earl Haig
Narrator: Duncan McLntyre
Produced By: David Woodward

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by Donald Leggat
Colin Horsley (piano)
BBC Northern Orchestra
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conductor, George Hurst
The Pines of the Villa Borghese Pines near a catacomb
The Pines of the Janiculum
The Pines of the Appian Way
Given before an invited audience in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester See page 26
July 4: Excerpts from the Operas, introduced by Joan Cross , from Glasgow

Contributors

Introduced By: Donald Leggat
Piano: Colin Horsley
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst
Duced By: Joan Cross

: THE TUESDAY TALK

Many Apartments ...
The poet Keats described life as * a mansion of many apartments.'
J. M. COHEN explores this simile personally, and considers what influences have led him from one apartment to another.

Contributors

Unknown: J. M. Cohen

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 1
The News

: THE LIBERAL PARTY AND THE TRADE UNIONS, 1961

A Party Political broadcast on behalf of the LIBERAL PARTY

: TEN O'CLOCK

PART 2
Review of Current Affairs

: TONIGHT'S STORY

Michael Edwardes-Master Spy written and read by Michael Edwardes

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Edwardes-Master
Read By: Michael Edwardes

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Rameau and Debussy
Les Paladins: second suite (Rameau)
Lamoureux Orchestra
Conducted by Pierre Colombo
Danse sacree; Danse profane
(Debussy)
Nicanor Zabaleta (harp)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Ferenc Fricsay on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Pierre Colombo
Conducted By: Ferenc Fricsay

: Closedown









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