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: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MORNING WITH THE PHILHARMONIA

Marche Militaire
{Schubert, arr. Giraud) conducted by Efrem Kurtz
Sarabande and Gavotte
(Holberg Suite) (Grieg) conducted by Anatole Fistoulari
Waltz: The Skaters (Waldteufel) Dance of the Water Nymphs
(Loreley) (Catalani) conducted by Alceo Galliera
Polka (Schwanda the Bagpiper)
(Weinberger) conducted by Herbert von Karajan on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Efrem Kurtz
Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari
Conducted By: Alceo Galliera
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Readings and carols arranged by the Rev. W. Kennedy-Bell with the Saint Martin Singers

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. Kennedy-Bell

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Paul Paray Records of music by Aubert, Chabrier, and Lalo

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Paray

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Recordings from the past and the present COUNTERPOINT
Variations on matters musical arranged and introduced by John Amis
7: Don't Forget the Diva ! with Maria Callas
Joan Cross
Joan Sutherland
Rudolf Offenbach
Mrs. Alice Davis
Gre Brouwenstijn Giuseppe Zampieri
Produced by John Powell

Contributors

Introduced By: John Amis
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Joan Cross
Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Rudolf Offenbach
Unknown: Mrs. Alice Davis
Unknown: Gre Brouwenstijn
Unknown: Giuseppe Zampieri
Produced By: John Powell

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke
Sunday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Harold Darke
From St. Michael's Church, Cornhill. London

: CAUTIONARY TALES

Denys Gueroult invites you to consider, with the help of recordings, those sad words ' If only I'd known ...

Contributors

Unknown: Denys Gueroult

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Feast of St. Stephen
Virgin-born, we bow before thee
(BBC H.B. 240)
New Every Morning, page 99
Carol: He smiles within his cradle
Acts 7. vv. 64-60
From glory to glory, advancing
(BBC H.B. 244)

: WORTHINGTON'S JALOPY

A story told by Antony Bilbow
Recorded broadcast of November 16, 1959. in the Light Programme

Contributors

Told By: Antony Bilbow

: GYORGY CZIFFRA

piano
Carnival Jest from Vienna
(Schumann)
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 14, in F minor (Liszt)
Islamey (Balakirev) on gramophone records

: FAMOUS LONDON CHURCHES

Second Series
1: St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Devised and presented by Roger Snowdon
With contributions by The Rev. Austen Williams Mrs. Barker. Miss Purcell
Dame Sybil Thorndike , David Nye Charles Cervantes , John Churchill Choir of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
The Academy of St. Martin's with Patricia Clark (soprano)
Music directed by the Choirmaster of St. Martin's, John Churchill
Produced by Julian Budden
Recorded broadcast of October 17: first broadcast in the BBC General Overseas Service

Contributors

Presented By: Roger Snowdon
Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams
Unknown: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: David Nye
Unknown: Charles Cervantes
Soprano: Patricia Clark
Unknown: John Churchill
Produced By: Julian Budden

: CONCERT HOUR

Lamar Crowson (piano)
BBC Northern Orchestra Leader. Reginald Stead
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Piano: Lamar Crowson
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS ?

A spontaneous discussion by A. G. Street
Anne Allen
The Bishop of Southwark
Alan Melville
Travelling Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Michael Bowen
From the Little Theatre, Bristol
Recording of last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: A. G. Street
Unknown: Anne Allen
Arranged By: Michael Bowen

: THE GREAT CARUSO

by Philip Hope-Wallace
Whether Caruso ' made' the gramophone or whether the gramophone * made ' Caruso is a moot point. But the legend of the great singer endures. Previously broadcast on August 22

: THE HOLLOW CROWN

A radio version of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company's entertainment
See foot of page
Recorded broadcast of September 12

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud in Arms and the Man by BERNARD SHAW with Vanessa Redgrave and Judi Dench
A fleeing soldier, who prefers carrying chocolates to ammunition, takes refuge in a young lady's bedroom.
Produced by CEDRIC MESSINA
Last Saturday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave
Unknown: Judi Dench
Produced By: Cedric Messina
Narrator: Hugh Dickson
Catherine Petkoff: Grizelda Hervey
Raina Petkoff: Vanessa Redgrave
Louka: Judi Dench
Bluntschli: Ralph Richardson
An Officer: Anthony Hall
Nicola: John Bryning
Major Petkoff: Arthur Gomez
Sergius Saranoff: John Gielgud

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all ' in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness or any other adversity'
Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by the Rev. Dr. Leslie Weatherhead

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Rev. Dr. Leslie

: JUNIOR TIME

Cat and Mouse
' The Cat who wanted to learn to whistle' by M. M. Hall read by Hilary Paterson
' Sidney's Private Adventure '
A story of a mouse by Jean Watt read by Erne Morrison

Contributors

Unknown: M. M. Hall
Read By: Hilary Paterson
Unknown: Jean Watt
Read By: Erne Morrison

: THAT EMPEROR AND THOSE CLOTHES

very freely adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen story ' The Emperor's New Clothes' by Margaret Potter and Trevor Hill
The Three Tailors:
Other parts played by Jimmy Thompson , Tom Harrison
Norman Partriege , John Broadbent Norman Somers. Clive Barrie
Incidental music composed by Henry Reed who conducts a chorus and a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra Leader, Reginald Stead
Another of the Cameo Cartoons devised and produced for radio by Trevor Hill
First broadcast in 1953

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen
Unknown: Margaret Potter
Played By: Jimmy Thompson
Played By: Tom Harrison
Played By: Norman Partriege
Played By: John Broadbent
Played By: Norman Somers.
Played By: Clive Barrie
Composed By: Henry Reed
Leader: Reginald Stead
Storyteller: Francis Dewolff
The Emperor: Ralph Truman
Nick: Fred Fairclough
Silas: Frederic Wilson
Claud: Herbert Smith
The Chamberlain: Geoffrey Banks
Francois: Peter Kennaby

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SPORTS SESSION

Racing
Results from Kempton Park, Wolverhampton, Wincanton, and Wetherby
Association Football
Results, reports, and comments on matches played by south-eastern teams
Minor Leagues
Results of matches played by clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian, and Southern Leagues Rugby Union
Results of first-class matches and news of games played by London and south-eastern teams
Comment in Sport
Well-known sports personalities are invited to express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Gerald Sinstadt Produced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerald Sinstadt
Produced By: Jacob de Vries

: FRED STREETER ADVISES

This week Fred Streeter looks back on over seventy years of gardening and discusses with Joe Brayshaw some of the many problems that he has been called upon to deal with.

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Joe Brayshaw

: THE BOB HOPE CHRISTMAS SHOW

An all-star extravaganza with Bob Hope and guest stars
Peter Sellers
Jeannie Carson
Boris Karloff
Michael Holliday
Warren Mitchell
Jerry Desmonde and Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
Script by Denis Goodwin
Produced by John Browell
Monday's recorded broadcast in the Light Programme
See page 21

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Jeannie Carson
Unknown: Boris Karloff
Unknown: Michael Holliday
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Jerry Desmonde
Unknown: Billy Ternent
Script By: Denis Goodwin
Produced By: John Browell

: KATHLEEN FERRIER.

contralto with Frederick Stone (piano) 0 waly, waly (arr. Britten) Love is a bable (Parry)
Go not. happy day (Bridge)
Sleep; Pretty ring-time (Warlock) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Frederick Stone

: THE OLD SHEPHERD

Alfred Brind , who started work as a farm boy sixty years ago, tells stories about his life as a shepherd on the Wiltshire Downs
Introduced by David Butler

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Brind
Introduced By: David Butler

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by Alec Robertson
The Deller Consort
Honor Sheppard (soprano) Mary Thomas (soprano)
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor) Max Worthley (tenor) Robert Tear (tenor)
Maurice Bevan (baritone) Norman Platt (baritone)
Hurwitz Chamber Ensemble
Director and solo violin, Emanuel Hurwitz
Arnold Goldsbrough
(harpsichord continuo)
Recorded before an invited audience in the Chapter House, Canterbury Cathedral, by permission of the Dean and Chapter

Contributors

Introduced By: Alec Robertson
Soprano: Honor Sheppard
Soprano: Mary Thomas
Soprano: Alfred Deller
Tenor: Max Worthley
Baritone: Maurice Bevan
Baritone: Norman Platt
Violin: Emanuel Hurwitz
Harpsichord: Arnold Goldsbrough

: PETER PAN-ORAMA

by Giles Playfair
Once again Peter Pan is playing twice daily in the West End of London. Mr. Playfair, who is Professor of Drama at Williams College, Massachusetts, offers some reasons for the staying power of this remarkable, ever young, survival from the Edwardian theatre.

Contributors

Unknown: Giles Playfair
Unknown: Peter Pan

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: UNIVERSITY OF LONDON UNION DEBATE

The motion:
Those were the days
Extracts introduced by the President of Debates, Mr. Daniel E. Salbstein from the speeches for the motion by Mr. David Prior-Palmer
Ex-Treasurer of the Oxford Union
Lord Birkett of Ulverston
Mr. David Steel
President of Edinburgh University Students' Union and against the motion by Mr. Peter Hancock
President of the Cambridge Union
Mr. Leslie Hale , M.P.
Mr. Christopher Wood President of the University Philosophical Society. Trinity College. Dublin
Recorded in the University of London Union on November 2

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Daniel E. Salbstein
Unknown: Mr. David Prior-Palmer
Unknown: Mr. Peter Hancock
Unknown: Mr. Leslie Hale
Unknown: Mr. Christopher Wood

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Elise Cserfalvi (violin)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Recorded broadcast of August 6

Contributors

Violin: Elise Cserfalvi
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: Closedown









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