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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, Canon Wilfrid Garlick

Contributors

Unknown: Canon Wilfrid Garlick

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The Rev. W. D. Hudson , Ph.D. Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Exeter talks about
Christian Commitment

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. D. Hudson

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Recordings from the paft ard the present
Three people are chiefly responsible for selecting material to be kept in the BBC Sound Archives
Each offers two favourite recordings from the past
MAY CARTER: Period Pieces '
MADEAU STEWART : ' Tongs and Bones '
MARGARET ROGERS : 'A View of the Course'
Introduced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

Unknown: Madeau Stewart
Unknown: Margaret Rogers
Introduced By: Denys Gueroult

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke
Sunday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins

: FOR SCHOOLS TIME AND TUNE

Songs to sing and music to listen to Introduced by Kay Foster

Contributors

Introduced By: Kay Foster

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Eternal God (BBC H.B. 23)
New Every Morning, page 64
Psalm 112 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 22, vv. 34-46
Rejoice. 0 land (BBC H.B. 433)

: A Twig is Bent

by Estelle Thompson, abridged by Barbara Henderson, read by Beverley Dunn
Ninth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Author: Estelle Thompson
Abridged by: Barbara Henderson
Read by: Beverley Dunn

: MORNING STAR

Walter Gieseking (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Walter Gieseking

: FOR SCHOOLS SINGING TOGETHER

by William Appleby

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby

: THE WORLD OF WORK

Workers who serve the community A nurse, a police cadet, a railway worker, and a telephonist talk to Barry Carman about their jobs Script by Barry Carman

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Carman
Script By: Barry Carman

: GENEVIEVE

Danseuse étoile?
After a visit to the Paris Opera, Genevieve, who has often danced in her native Basque country, dreams of becoming a ballerina, but ... Listeners are invited to sing with Jan Rosol
' Ne pleure pas, Jeannette ' Script by Charlotte Cro 'zet
Intermediate French series

Contributors

Script By: Charlotte Cro

: CONCERT HOUR

Franz Reizenstein (piano)
BBC Welsh Orchestra
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Piano: Franz Reizenstein
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Virgil Thomson in a recorded programme discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Virgil Thomson
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: FOR SCHOOLS PEOPLE,PLACES, AND THINGS

The Goodwin Sands: the second of two programmes about dangers of the sea
Scriptwriter, John Merrett

Contributors

Scriptwriter: John Merrett

: The Music Box

Gordon Reynolds introduces ten minutes of music for six-year-olds

Contributors

Presenter: Gordon Reynolds

: MUSIC AND THE DANCE

Kenyon Emrys-Roberts talks about the instruments used in the modern dance band
Orchestral Concert series

: THE JACKSONS

Tom's White Mice
Ken Jackson helps Tom Webb to get his mice into good condition for a pet show
Script by Charles E. Stidwill

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Jackson
Unknown: Tom Webb
Script By: Charles E. Stidwill

: PROSE AND VERSE

Rediscovering the Country
A passage from ' Burning Daylight' by Jack London
Daylight, a business tycoon in San Francisco, rides out into the country for the first time in many years

Contributors

Unknown: Jack London

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Royal Foundation by Simon RAVEN
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT Saturday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Raven
Produced By: Norman Wright

: FRENCH SONG

Catherine Lawson
(mezzo-soprano)
Rex Stephens (piano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Catherine Lawson
Piano: Rex Stephens

: INDIAN SUMMER

Why you should make a will: a solicitor gives some legal advice which applies to everyone, whether their possessions be great or small
Who Scraped Clytie?: Margaret Prance tells a mystery story Presented by John Dunn
The first item is recorded

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Prance
Presented By: John Dunn

: JUNIOR TIME

A programme for the fives to eights THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame a new adaptation in twelve parts by Felix Felton
The Toad, through his passion for mo'or-cars, was now immured in a dark and noisome dungeon, but his cruel gaoler had a daughter, a pleasant and good-hearted girl who was particularly fond of animals. One day, this kind-hearted girl went to her father....
8: Tomd's Adventures
Produced and narrated by David Davis

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: David Davis
The Toad: Felix Felton
Alice, the gaoler's daughter: Marise Hepworth
The gaoler: Stephen Jack

: A RAILWAY QUIZ

Midlands v. Wales
Question-Master, Patrick Garland

Contributors

Question-Master: Patrick Garland

: I KNOW WHAT I LIKE

A series of programmes in which well-known personalities are interviewed and choose some favourite records
Today:
Freddy Grisewood

: 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 The Voice of Sub-Topia
As London spreads into Surrey, what is the effect on the way people talk-in the villages and in the suburbs?
Compiled and introduced by Pamela Howe
6.50 From the Local Press
A weekly review of what the papers in South-East England are saying
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Introduced By: Pamela Howe

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

Chopin
Sonata in G minor played by E'eanor Warren (cello)
Paul Hamburger (piano)

Contributors

Cello: E'Eanor Warren
Piano: Paul Hamburger

: MONDAY NIGHT AT HOME

A selection of recorded wit, music, and humour
Introduced by Basil Boothroyd of 'Punch' including
Burl Ives
'Shanghaied'
Stanley Lebor and Peggy Butt Nothing too Elaborate'
Derek Birch
' Imagine that '
Rolf Lefebyre , Gudrun Ure
Nigel Anthony. Stanley I.ebor and Jonathan Scott
' Two " I "s in Nightclub *
Bryan Kendrick
Near Neighbours ' *
Gudrun Tre ' Casting ' *
Rolf Lefebyre and Stanley Lebor ' Change of Trousers '
*
Ian Wallace
Opera Buffa '
*
Penny and Jean *
Stanley Tebor and Peggy Butt ' Ooops '
Musical interludes on records chosen by Robert Irwin
Edited and produced by John Bridges

Contributors

Introduced By: Basil Boothroyd
Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Peggy Butt
Unknown: Derek Birch
Unknown: Rolf Lefebyre
Unknown: Gudrun Ure
Unknown: Nigel Anthony.
Unknown: Stanley I.Ebor
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Unknown: Bryan Kendrick
Unknown: Gudrun Tre
Unknown: Rolf Lefebyre
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Opera Buffa
Unknown: Stanley Tebor
Unknown: Peggy Butt
Unknown: Robert Irwin
Produced By: John Bridges

: FROM THE FIFTIES

Alec McCowen in Hurry On Down
The novel by JOHN WAIN adapted for radio by Eric Ewens
Other parts played by members of the cast
Guitar played by Terry Walsh
Produced by William GLEN-DOEPEL

Contributors

Unknown: Alec McCowen
Novel By: John Wain
Unknown: Eric Ewens
Played By: Terry Walsh
Produced By: William Glen-Doepel
Charles Lumley: Alec McCowen
Scrodd: Edgar Norfolk
Vice-Chancellor: Wilfred Babbage
Hutch ins: Jonathan Scott
Two students:: Nigel Anthony
Two students:: Andrew Irvine
Froulish: Brian Wilde
Mrs Smythe: Janet Burnell
Hutchins Senior: Will Leighton
Tharkles: Michael Spice
Edith: Gudrun Ure
Landlord: Donald McKillop
Ern: Frank Windsor
Landlady: Grizelda Hervey
June: Hilda Kriseman
Gunning-Forbes: John Cazabon
Teddy Bunder: Aubrey Woods
Simons: Haydn Jones
Arthur Blearney: Charles Leno
Bernard Roderick: George Hasan
Veronica: Eva Stuart
Elsa: Dorit Welles
Oswald: Anthony Hall
Hayry Dogson: Stephen Hall
Dr Bulcastle: Philip Morant
Dr Burge: Stanley Lebor
Braceweight: Wilfrid Grantham
Walter: Charles Hodgson

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: TONIGHT'S STORY

Clogs written and read by Leslie Duxbury
A clog dance at a Lancashire mill leads to a clog fight.

Contributors

Read By: Leslie Duxbury

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

St. Cecilia Trio
Sydney Humphreys (violin) Gorman Jones (cello) Robin Wood (piano)
The recorded broadcast of May 14

Contributors

Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Cello: Gorman Jones
Piano: Robin Wood

: Closedown









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