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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

The Rev. Erik Routley speaks about Weekday Religion
(Psalm 15)
3: Gossip

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Erik Routley

: 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
: second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: THE NEWS

: A LENGLEN TRAIL

Winifred Knocker talks about Wimbledon between the wars, as she saw it from the umpire's chair

: THE RISING GENERATION

Sheila Bates (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Sheila Bates

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

THE BOY WHO BURNT HIS HAND
How a Japanese village boy, in spite of a terrible disability, became the great scientist Noguchi (1876-1928) Script by Duncan Taylor
Stories from World History series

Contributors

Script By: Duncan Taylor

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore him (BBC H.B. 16)
New Every Morning, page 54 Psalm 36 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 15, vv. 22-31
The King of love my shepherd is
(BBC H.B. 475)

: BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Overture: II maestro di cappella
Cimarosa, arr. Zanon
Symphony No.....40, in G minor.Mozart

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: 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 9.56 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 LA LANGUE FRANCAISE
Professor L. C. Harmer discusses some of the influences that fashion the French language at the present time
French for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele
Unknown: Professor L. C. Harmer

: Scottish Dance Music

played by Ian Powrie and his Band
Introduced by Bill Jack

Contributors

Played By: Ian Powrie
Introduced By: Bill Jack

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Bryan Platt
Highlights at the Royal and Great Yorkshire Shows
Next week the Royal Show is being held at Cambridge. Peter Buckler, Jim Morton , and Andrew Stephenson talk about some of the interesting demonstrations that will be taking place.
From Leeds F. M. Baldwin and Frank Abbey discuss the special inspection/production classes that are being introduced for British Friesian cattle, and other things that can be seen at the Great Yorkshire Show which opens on July II.
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Platt
Unknown: Jim Morton
Unknown: Andrew Stephenson
Unknown: M. Baldwin
Unknown: Frank Abbey
Produced By: John Greenslade

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: THE NAVY LARK

Lieut. Bates Michael Bates
A.B. Ginger
Written by Laurie Wyman
Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston The recorded broadcast of Feb. 8, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Phillips Stephen Murray
Unknown: Lieut. Murray
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Richard Caldicott
Unknown: Heather Heather Chasen
Unknown: A.B. Johnson
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Tenniel Evans
Unknown: Lieut. Bates Michael Bates
Unknown: A.B. Ginger
Written By: Laurie Wyman
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston

: TAMAS VASARY

(piano) plays music by Liszt on a gramophone record

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

THE VALIANT BLACKBIRD
Adapted from the traditional Indian tale by Jean Sutcliffe
Armed with a sharp thorn sword and walnut-shell helmet General Blackbird goes to war against the King.
Let's Join In series
2.20 CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS
Some of the music from Saint-Saena' ' musical zoo '
Introduced by John Hosier Adventures in Music series
2.40 BROADCASTING AND
THE COLD WAR
The power that radio has given politicians to influence the minds of men and the course of events is illustrated by a day-to-day account of the Hungarian revolt of October 1956 Script by Philip Holland Modern History series

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe
Introduced By: John Hosier
Script By: Philip Holland

: WIMBLEDON

Lawn Tennis Championships
Latest results and commentary by Max Robertson and Maurice Edelston , with summaries and comments by Tony Mottram
From the All England Club

Contributors

Commentary By: Max Robertson
Commentary By: Maurice Edelston
Unknown: Tony Mottram

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Too Late For Hope
A play for radio by ROSEMARY TIMPERLEY
Solving readers' problems in her ' sob-sister ' column is all in the day's work for Florence Vaughan ; but it is not so simple when she has to face the problem of her own love for a much younger man.
Produced by EILEEN CULLEN

Contributors

Unknown: Rosemary Timperley
Unknown: Florence Vaughan
Produced By: Eileen Cullen
Florence Vaughan: Margaret Gordon
Kay Mercer: June Tobin
Martin Clay: Ian Lubbock
Raymond Blair: Hugh Dickson
Celia Barnet: Sheila Grant
Mr Beamish: Godfrey Kenton
Harry: Keith Buckley
Mrs Morris: Gladys Spencer

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Peterborough Cathedral Sentence, Invitation
Confession. Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Preces (Tallis, First Set) Psalms: 136,137, and 138 First Lesson: Ezekiel 2, vv. 1-7 Aurea luce (E.H. 226)
Magnificat (Hunt, Short Service) Second Lesson: Acts 9, vv. 32-43
Nunc Dimittis (Hunt, Short Service) Creed. Lesser Litany
Responses (Tallis, First Set) Collects
Anthem: I will exalt thee (Tye) Prayers
The Grace
Master of the Music, W. Stanley Vann
Assistant, Richard M. Latham

Contributors

Music: W. Stanley Vann
Unknown: Richard M. Latham

: WIMBLEDON

Lawn Tennis Championships
Further commentary

: JUNIOR TIME

A programme for the fives to eights
Mary-Mary Shop
A story by Joan G. Robinson told by David Davis
' Whenever things seem to go wrong for Mary-Mary-not just Mary by itself-she always makes the best of it.'

Contributors

Story By: Joan G. Robinson
Told By: David Davis

: THE OWLS' HOUSE

by CROSBLEGARSTIN adapted for radio in six parts by Becky Cocking with Tony Britton Episode 5
Ortho's smuggling succeeded until Trevaskis betrayed him to the military. Anson was shot as they escaped out to sea and now a strange ship bears down on them.
Music composed by Reginald Redman
Produced by Patrick Dromgoole

Contributors

Unknown: Becky Cocking
Unknown: Tony Britton
Composed By: Reginald Redman
Produced By: Patrick Dromgoole
Martha: Phyllis Smale
Eli: John Cater
Teresa: June Barrie
Ned Bohenna: Hedley Goodall
Jacky's George: George Woodbridge
Mrs Baragwanath: Constance Chapman
Ortho: Tony Britton
Puddicombe: Edgar Harrison
Captain McBride: Paul Dawkins
Mary Penaluna: Jocelyn Page

: LUCK OF THE DRAW

Vote for the winning discs! played by Dawid Davis
Postcards should be sent to:
Luck of the Draw, BBC, London. W.1

Contributors

Played By: Dawid Davis

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-Eastern News

: Time Off

A monthly series featuring amateur music-making and other arts in the South-East
This edition includes
The Highbury Girls Choir associated with the Hertfordshire Rural Music School directed by Jillian Skerry
Ealing Art Club
A recent exhibition by some of those whose work was on show
The New City Jazz Men directed by Bernard Hodgson from Crawley. Sussex
Introduced by Robert Gunnell

Contributors

Directed By: Jillian Skerry
Directed By: Bernard Hodgson
Introduced By: Robert Gunnell

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Beethoven
Piano Sonata in D minor
Op. 31 No. 2
Rondo a Capriccio. Op. 129 played by Annie Fischer

Contributors

Played By: Annie Fischer

: Twenty Questions

A special edition, from the Commonwealth Exhibition at Brighton from the Dome by arrangement with the Brighton Corporation
Anona Winn, Joy Adamson, Jack Train, Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Kenneth Horne knows some of the answers.
Produced by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Chairman: Kenneth Horne
Panellist: Anona Winn
Panellist: Joy Adamson
Panellist: Jack Train
Panellist: Richard Dimbleby
Producer: C. F. Meehan

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

See below
Part l

: THE WHITE DICKENSIA

by Shamus Frazer
' The White Dickensia is not an exotic flower. They were in fact letters from Charles Dickens to the artist Leech, and when I first saw them they were stacked in two shoe-boxes and were the very private property of an octogenarian friend of mine called White.'
Recording of broadcast on Oct. 22, 1960

Contributors

Unknown: Shamus Frazer
Unknown: White Dickensia
Unknown: Charles Dickens

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2

: Frankly Speaking

Former Wimbledon champion Fred Perry in personal conversation with Elizabeth Beresford and Denzil Batchelor

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Perry
Unknown: Elizabeth Beresford
Unknown: Denzil Batchelor

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: TONIGHT'S SHORT STORY

Mother's Pride by Denys Val Baker read by Frederick Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Denys Val Baker
Read By: Frederick Smith

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Henryk Szeryng (violin) Clifton Helliwell (piano)
The recorded broadcast of March 31, 1961, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Violin: Henryk Szeryng
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: Closedown









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