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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: SHOPPING LIST

Anne Wild gives food news comment, and suggestions for the household shopper
followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Wild

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Looking at Life '
Talks by James Fairlie
3: Freedom of Speech

Contributors

Unknown: James Fairlie

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Sctsond edition
Introduced by Jack de Manto

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manto

: SHOPPING LIST

Anne Wild gives food news comment, and suggestions for the household shopper
: second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Wild

: THE NEWS

: THE COTTAGE ON THE MOOR

MIRIAM LORD, of Bradford, will never forget a day's outing with her father to a family of moorland folk. She heard tales of the Yorkshire hand-loom weavers and of the Battle of Waterloo won on the moorlands of Yorkshire.

: RECITAL

Bedana Chertkov (piano)
Colin Parr (clarinet)
Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Clarinet: Colin Parr
Piano: Frederick Stone

: FRAMED PORTRAIT

Mrs. Norris from ' Mansfield Park ' by Jane Austen
Script by Terry Gompertz
Read by Mary O'Farrell
First broadcast in 1955

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Austen
Script By: Terry Gompertz
Read By: Mary O'Farrell

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Ye holy angels bright (BBC H.B. 286) New Every Morning, page 54 Psalm 36 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 26. vv. 12-23
God's law is perfect (BBC H.B. 456)

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Wagner
Gramophone records of scenes from Act 3 of ' The Mastersingers '

: RAVEL

Piano Trio in A minor played by the St. Cecilia Trio
Sydney Humphreys (violin) Norman Jones (cello) Robin Wood (piano)

Contributors

Cello: Norman Jones
Piano: Robin Wood

: PEOPLE TODAY

A gallery of portraits in close-up
Ada Wheeler
Foster Mother
' A child's a child no matter what it is. I don't care if it's black as ink, it doesn't matter to me. It's another little creature that God has made, isn't it? ' Script and narration by Edward Scobie
Edited and produced by Maurice Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Scobie
Produced By: Maurice Brown

: CRICKET

Yorkshire v. Kent at Scarborough
Hampshire v. Sussex at Portsmouth
First day
Commentary by Brian Johnston from Scarborough, and' by John Arlott from Portsmouth

Contributors

Commentary By: Brian Johnston
Unknown: John Arlott

: Scottish Dance Music

played by Jimmy Shand and his Band
Introduced by Ivor Philipps Reel: Petronella
Strathspey: The Duchess of Atholl's
Slipper
Scottish Waltz
Reel: Mairi's Wedding
Jig: Bonnie Ann
The Gay Gordons

Contributors

Played By: Jimmy Shand
Introduced By: Ivor Philipps
Unknown: Bonnie Ann

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Ralph Wightman
Dairying in the 1960s
Some of the milk production problems that will be encountered in the next few years were highlighted at a recent conference held at the Middle Aston Research Farm, Oxford: Anthony Parkin reports on this (onference and talks to some of thf- speakers
Light Relief
A herdsman employed by a relief milking service deals with some of the amusing and not so amusing sides of his work
Produced by John Greenslade The first item is recorded

Contributors

Introduced By: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Anthony Parkin
Produced By: John Greenslade

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: THE NAVY LARK

Incidental music by Tommy Reilly and James Moody
Written by Laurie Wyman
Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston The recorded broadcast of March 16 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Music By: Tommy Reilly
Unknown: James Moody
Written By: Laurie Wyman
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Chief Petty Officer Pertwee: Jon Pertwee
Sub -Lieut Phillips: Leslie Phillips
Lieut Murray, the No 1: Stephen Murray
Captain Povey: Richard Caldicot
Heather: Heather Chasen
A B Johnson: Ronnie Barker
Lt -Cmdr Stanton: Ronnie Barker
A B Goldstein: Tenniel Evans
The Admiral: Tenniel Evans
Lieut Bates: Michael Bates
A B Ginger: Michael Bates

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Concerto Grosso No. 21. in D minor (Handel)
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Fritz Lehmann
Symphony No. 98. in B flat (Haydn)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
Scottish Fantasia for violin and orchestra (Bruch)
Campol'i (violin)
London Phi'harmonic Orchestra Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Movements from Facade (Walton)
Philharmoma Orchestra
Conducted by the composer on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Fritz Lehmann
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Magic at Seven by JOHN RINGROSE
When one is a small boy of seven, Magic may seem a very wonderful and desirable object for discovery and one well worth the quest. At least, so thought Malcolm John Harvey until confronted with its apparent manifestations, when he was not quite so sure. and Barkers, showmen, and visitors played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL Scene: A fairground

Contributors

Unknown: John Ringrose
Unknown: Malcolm John Harvey
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Malcolm John Harvey: Terry Raven
Dorothy, his aunt: Elizabeth Weaver
Madame Zyko a fortune-teller: Grizelda Hervey
Jim, a Punch and Judy man: Will Leighton
Mr Punch: Will Leighton
Hangman: Arthur Gomez
Ventriloquist: Derek Blomfleld
Boy doll: Tom Watson
Girl doll: Sheila Grant
Children: Elaine MacNamara
Children: Hilda Kriseman
Children: Michelle Dotrice
Children: Linda Harvey

: CRICKET

Yorkshire v. Kent at Scarborough
Hampshire v. Sussex at Portsmouth
Further commentary

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Rochester Cathedral
Sentence; Invitation; Confession:
Absolution
Preces (Ferial)
Psalms- 12. 13. 14
First Lesson : 1 Chronicles 22, vv. 2-19
Magnificat (Bullock in D)
Second Lesson: St. Luke 14, v. 25. to 15. v. 10
Nunc dimittis (Bullock in D) Creed
Responses (Ferial) Collects
Anthem: Lord. ever bridle my desires (Martin Peerson)
Prayers
The Grace
Love of the Father (Song 22) (E.H.
438)
Voluntary: Prelude amd Fugue in A
(Bach)
Oreranist and Choirmaster, Robert Ashfield

: THE ATOMIC GARDENERS

KENNETH HUDSON visits the Atomic Energy Authority's Research Establishment at Winfrith and hears about their horticultural and landscaping achievements in this difficult Dorset soil.

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Hudson

: JUNIOR TIME

A programme for the fives to eights
Mr. Peckew and Mr. Paygo
Arnold Peters tells another story by R. G. Walker
2: Mr. Peckew Climbs a Tree

Contributors

Unknown: Arnold Peters
Story By: R. G. Walker

: CHASE A PHANTOM

A new serial thriller in four parts written by Geoffrey Morgan featuring
Steve Conroy and Penny Paige of the London Courier
1: Tight Corner
Produced by Graham Gauld
See page 34

Contributors

Written By: Geoffrey Morgan
Unknown: Steve Conroy
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Steve Conroy: John Bentley
Penny Paige: June Spencer
Michael Langton: Ivan Samson
Inspector Meersen: Gerik Schjelderup
Sergeant Dekker: Rudolf Offenbach
Hans Veit: Christopher Rhodes
Sheila Hay: Gwen Day Burroughs
Pam Showell: Ursula Hirst
Tracey Sands: Ysanne Churchman
' Scoop ' Parsons: Malcolm Hayes

: TWO HANDS FOUR HANDS

Music for the keyboard played by Joan Arwyn Evans and Barbara Kemble

Contributors

Played By: Joan Arwyn Evans
Played By: Barbara Kemble

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-Eastern News

: Cricket

Yorkshire v. Kent at Scarborough; Hampshire v. Sussex at Portsmouth: reports

: The Town That Refused to Die

Twenty-one years ago Dover was under fire in the Battle of Britain
REGINALD FOSTER , who was there as a newspaper correspondent, returns to the town to see if it has changed and to meet some of those who lived through the dangerous years of ' Hell Fire Corner.'
Produced by Robert Gunnell

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Foster
Produced By: Robert Gunnell

: JOHNNY'S JAUNT, 1961

Johnny Morris recently travelled to Scandinavia in search of the Midnight Sun
He visited Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway, and describes his adventures in four weekly episodes
1: Denmark
Repeated on Tuesday at 1.10
See page 35

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Morris

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

See below
Part 1

: RENE CUTFORTH

with Something to Say
Each week Rene Cutforth gives his personal views on some subject that appeals to him.

Contributors

Unknown: Rene Cutforth

: PROMENADE CONCERT

Part 2
See foot of page and page 34 followed by an interlude

: PERPLEXED AMERICANS

by Myra Roper
Miss Roper worked in Australia as an educationist and as Principal of a women's university college. After travels in China and elsewhere, she was invited to lecture in the U.S. This is an account of American reactions.

Contributors

Unknown: Myra Roper

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: TONIGHT'S STORY

Dock Load written and read by John Seymour

Contributors

Read By: John Seymour

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Wilfred Lehmann (violin) Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Wilfred Lehmann
Piano: Josephine Lee

: Closedown









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