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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 Rev. Erik Routley speaks about Weekday Religion (Psalm 15)
2: Living and, Giving

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Erik Routley

: 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

Second Hand
' The Courtship of Mary-Cottage-by-the-Sea ' by WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS ' Professional Letter-Writer ' by ANDREW BAINBRIDGE
Introduced by Jack Singleton

Contributors

Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Let all the world, in every corner sing] (S.P. 556; C.H. 15; D.S. 99; P.H. 206; S.H. 87: Tune, Luckington—C.H. 15)
Interlude: Albert Schweitzer
Prayers; the Prayer of St. Ignatius
Loyola; the Lord's Prayer
Far round the world, thy children sing their song (BBC Supplement 27; S.P. 299; D.S. 135: Tune, Farley Castle—S.P. 22)

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Schweitzer

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interval music
10.0 FRANCOIS ET DENISE DUBOIS Peehe à la
Sardine Francois and Denise, who are now at the seaside, go off on a fishing expedition. What' is it that Denise catches in her net? — not sardines!
Script by Georgette Morisset Early Stages in French series

Contributors

Unknown: Sardine Francois
Script By: Georgette Morisset

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Spirit, of mercy (BBC H.B. 163) New Every Morningi, page 50 Canticle 2 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 15, vv. 1-2, 7-16, 19-21
King of glory (BBC H.B. 326)

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in E, Op. 109
Bagatelles, Op. 119
No. 1 in G minor; No. 2 in C No. 6 irfG; No. 7 in C
No. 8 in C; No. 11 in B flat played by Peter Wallfisch (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Peter Wallfisch

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT by Rachel Percival
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
A programme for five- and six-year-olds encouraging them to move to music
Repeated on Thursday at 9.55 a.m.
11.20 ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR Instinct in Mammals by Desmond Morris
Much of the behaviour of animals, which we think of as being intelligtent, is purely instinctive. Examples of this are given in the programme
General Science series
11.40 FAUST
An illustrated, programme about the way in which Marlowe and. Goethe used the story of Dr. Faustus Script by John Allen
A programme in the Sixth Form series The Christian Religion and its Philosophy

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray
Unknown: Desmond Morris
Script By: John Allen

: CONCERT HOUR

Fine Arts String Quartet Leonard Sorkin , (violin) Abram Loft (vioMn.) Irving Ilmer (viola)
George Sopkin (cello)
Radio Chamber Orchestra of Hilversum
Conducted by WilleTn van Otterlod
Recording made available by courtesy of Stichting Nederlandsche Radio-Unie

Contributors

Violin: Leonard Sorkin
Violin: Abram Loft
Viola: Irving Ilmer
Cello: George Sopkin
Conducted By: Willetn van Otterlod

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: LOOKING BACK ON ANY QUESTIONS?

Freddy Grisewood recalls some of the highlights, grave and gay, from the thirteen years' run of this famous discussion programme
Produced by Michael Bowen
Recording of last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: SUZANNE DANCO

(soprano) with Francesco Molinari-Pradelli (piano)
A gramophone record including songs by Rossini, Bellini, pnd Spontini

Contributors

Piano: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

: 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 2
2.20 POETS AND POETRY R. N. Currey
Two poems specially written for the ' Poets and Poetry series by R. N. Currey about his boyhood in South Africa.
Introduced by Robert Gittings
2.40 Interval music
2.45 NATURE STUDY
Dormice
Tony finds a dormouse and wants to keep it for a pet. Mr. Collins persuades him that dormice are too active to enjoy being kept as pets and they set it free.
Script by Christine Dudiley

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Jean Sutcliffe
Unknown: Ruth Ainsworth.
Unknown: R. N. Currey
Unknown: R. N. Currey
Introduced By: Robert Gittings
Script By: Christine Dudiley

: WIMBLEDON

Lawn Tennis Championships
Latest results and commentary by Max Robertson and Raymond Glendenning , with summaries and comments by Bea Walter
From the All England Club

Contributors

Commentary By: Max Robertson
Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Bea Walter

: GREAT EXPECTATIONS

by CHARLES DICKENS
Episode 11
Sunday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens

: RING UP THE CURTAIN

A programme of opera and ballet played by Michael Collins and his Orchestra with Joan Carlyle (soprano)

Contributors

Played By: Michael Collins
Soprano: Joan Carlyle

: WIMBLEDON

Lawn Tennis Championships Further commentary

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all ' in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness or any other adversity ' Stuart Hibberd introduces Father Aloysius Roche , who deals with correspondence arising from his talks on. June 6 and 13 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.I. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Father Aloysius Roche
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: JUNIOR TIME

Macpherson
The book by Lavinia Derwent read by W. H. D. Joss
1: The Heart of a Giant

Contributors

Book By: Lavinia Derwent
Read By: W. H. D. Joss

: STORIES FROM THE BALLET

The story of Mam'zelle Angot told by Philip Cunningham to the music of Lecocq on gramophone records
Script by Ursula Roscveare
Produced by Shirley Franklin

Contributors

Told By: Philip Cunningham
Script By: Ursula Roscveare
Produced By: Shirley Franklin

: TO BE CONTINUED....

Circus Boy by Ruth Manning-Sanders abridged by Edward Blishen read by John Slater in seven parte
7: Our Fortune Changes
Gough's Circus have run into more trouble in their tour of Ireland-their tent has been blown down and ruined in a gale, and now they find themselves marooned in a flood and deserted by their men.

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Manning-Sanders
Abridged By: Edward Blishen
Read By: John Slater

: 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 Fred Streeter Adtvises
A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East
6.40 Town and Country
Comment, controversy and character for listeners in London and the counties of the South-East
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter Adtvises

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Beethoven
String- Quintet in C played by the Amici String Quartet Lionel, Bentley (violin). Sylvia Cleaver (violin) Harold Harriott (viola) Joy Hall (cello) with Stephen Shingles (viol*)

Contributors

Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Viola: Harold Harriott
Unknown: Stephen Shingles

: THE BRITISH IN SPACE

An enquiry by René Cutforth, into Britain's present position amd possible future in the world of space-exploration
Produced by Francis Dillon
See page 27

Contributors

Produced By: Francis Dillon

: LET THE PEOPLE SING

The BBC's Fifth Annual
Amateur Choral Contest, 1961
Final Competition
A naitionwide broadcast linking six centres in the United Kingdom
The finalists are in Glasgow. Newcastle, Kendal
Leeds, Birmingham, andi London
Competition adjudicators: Sir Thomas Armstrong Dr. Herbert Howells Le&lie Regan
Introduced by John Hobday
Produced by John Fawcett Wilson
For details see page 31 see also page 27

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Thomas Armstrong
Unknown: Dr. Herbert Howells
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: John Fawcett Wilson

: ENTHRONEMENT OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY

Recordings of this afternoon's Service
See top of page and page 26

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the New*
People in the News

: TONIGHT'S SHORT STORY

Home is the Wanderer by Reardem Conner read by Allan McClelland

Contributors

Unknown: Reardem Conner
Read By: Allan McClelland

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Sinfonia in D (Tartini)
Lucerne Festival Strings
Directed by Rudolf Baumgartner
Concerto in C, for three harpsichords (Bach)-
Eileen Joyce , Thurston Dart.
George Malcolm (harpsichords) Pro Arte Orchestra
Conducted by Boris Ord on gramophone records

Contributors

Directed By: Rudolf Baumgartner
Unknown: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: Thurston Dart.
Harpsichords: George Malcolm
Conducted By: Boris Ord

: Closedown









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