The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio
Louise Davies offers suggestions about pre-Christmas catering and last-minute preparations
A talk by the Rev. Austen Williams
Introduced by Jack de Manio
Louise Davies offers suggestions about pre-Christmas catering : second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40
said John Tyson blithely, 'in three weeks.' This sounded all very well as I watched him go ashore at Tilbury, leaving me alone on the liner with twenty-two crates and seventeen kit- bags stowed away in the hold. But what had I let myself in for?
JOHN EARLE answers his own question in this talk.
Quintin Ballardie (viola)
Viola Tunnard (piano)
Gramophone records including excerpts from his operas
'The Italian Girl in Algiers'; ' William Tell '; ' Le Comte Ory '
Come. thou long-expected Jesus
(BBC H.B. 30)
New Every Morning, page 58 Psalm 93 (Broadcast psalter) Isaiah 63, vv. 7-17
Love of love (BBC H.B. 521)
by Agatha Christie abridged by Jane Bowness read by Derek Hart
Last of three instalments
Wilhelm Backhaus (piano) playing music by Haydn and Brahms on gramophone records
Tutu works in London as a cook- nanny-housekeeper to a South African family, as she did in Cape Town. But the freedoms of England are, for her, a very different life from the one she led as a Cape Coloured woman in South Africa.
She compares her present life with her former years on the wrong side of the apartheid barrier.
Compiled and produced by Peggy Harper
Recorded broadcast of Auguit 27
by Henry Cohn
' Lots of people act well but very few people talk well, which shows that talking is much the more difficult thing of the two, and much the finer thing also.'
A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to some of the views expressed in ' Any Questions ? '
Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South- East region
Gale Pedrick selects highlights from BBC sound and television
Introduced by John Ellison Edited by Kenneth Pragnell
Ballads Old and New
Records of well-loved songs
A programme about the Stage Door
Most people know the theatre only by its front door. There is a back door, too, used by artists only and besieged from time to time by autograph hunters. This door is looked after by a man called a Stage Door Keeper.
Stage Door Keepers are not normally an over-informative race. But when they can be persuaded to talk, their memories of the great ones of the theatre seem inexhaustible. And what a friendly stage door keeper can mean to the actor is indicated by a special contribution by Sir Donald Wolfit
Compiled and introduced by Wilfred De'Ath
Recorded broadcast of October 13
Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Introduced by Ivan Samson M.C. , Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The Dances: Military Twostep; Waltz: Ideal Schottische; Square Tango; Waltz Camay; Wedgwood Blue Gavotte; Empress Mazurka; Manhattan Blues
A weekly exploration of the BBC Sound Archives
THE SONG OF A CITY
The city is New York
' New York, New York, a visitors' place. Where no-one lives on account of the pace.
But seven million are screaming for space.
New York, New York is a visitors' place.'
(Betty Comden and Adolph Green :
' On the Town ')
Your guides are
Marvin Kane and Neil Stevens
Written by Neil Stevens Produced by John Powell
Edmund Kurtz (cello)
BBC Scottish Orchestra Led by Granville Casey
Conductor, Norman Del Mar
A programme for the fives to eights
A dialogue story written by John D. Stewart Carol Singing
Introduced by Cicely Mathews
A Victorian mystery in six episodes by AUBREY FEIST
' It seemed certain that I was a Dygon, and the rightful owner of Coldharbour, but as yet I had no proof. I was convinced that the key to the mystery was held by my Uncle George. Somehow I had to bring him down here and confront him.'
Produced by DAVID DAVIS
Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
6.30 South-Eastern Sport
6.40 Fishing Reel
Bill Latto comments on news and prospects for anglers in south-eastern waters
Some of the events in the South-East during the week ahead
6.57 London Stock Market Report
Mozart and Dvorak
Nona Liddell (violin)
Daphne Ibbott (piano)
An exchange of anecdotes, globe-trotting and gastronomical between
Peter Duval Smith
See panel and page 50 Part 1
by Martin Wells
Demonstrator in Zoology University of Cambridge
The characteristics of animals in space strip-cartoons are sadly predictable. They could be so much more terrifying if their authors applied a little zoology -and imagination.
Recorded broadcast of August 15 in the Third Programme
Some contemporary reflections by Eric Barker illustrated by Kenneth Connor ,
Deryck Guyler Pearl Hackney , Denise Bryer and the author
Music under the direction of Peter Akister
Produced by Charles Maxwell
Deryck Guyler Pearl
Background to the News
People in the News
Bob Berry 's Tool Box by W. E. Norman read by John Westbrook
: first broadcast on December 23, 1960
followed by late weather forecast
Neil Van Allen (piano)
Suite: The Christmas Tree
Old Christmas carol; 0 holy night; The shepherds at the manger: Adeste fideles; Scherzoso; Carillon; Cradle Song: Ancient Provengal Christmas carol; Evening bells; Long ago; In Hungarian style; In the Polish manner