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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Readings and carols
Friday's recorded broadcast

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: ERNEST ANSERMET

conducts the Suisse Romande Orchestra
Overture: Preciosa (Weber)
Suite: The Fair Maid of Perth
(Bizet)
Waltz of the Flowers (Nutcracker
Suite) (Tchaikovsky)
Alborada del Gracioso (Ravel) on gramophone records

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

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

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news

: BEETHOVEN

Seven variations on the duet:
Bei MSnnern , welche Liebe fuhlen from Mozart's ' The Magic Flute' played by Pierre Fournier (cello) Friedrich Gulda (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Bei Msnnern
Cello: Pierre Fournier
Piano: Friedrich Gulda

: THE NEWS

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Work in the world of science
CERAMICS by N. F. Astbury , SC.D., Director of Research.
British Ceramic Research Association
Bricks and tiles, drainpipes and fine porcelain, furnace linings and electrical insulators-these are just a few of the applications of ceramics in daily life. Research faces the challenge of reducing an empirical craft to an exact science.
Last Thursday's recorded broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Unknown: N. F. Astbury

: PIANO RECITAL

by Elsie Hall

Contributors

Unknown: Elsie Hall

: LOWLIGHTS OF 1961

by Rose Marie Hodgson who looks at some of the more absurd stories from the year's news

Contributors

Unknown: Rose Marie Hodgson

: THE DAILY SERVICE

0 Christ, redeemer of our race
(BBC H.B. 54)
New Every Morning, page 68
Canticle 6, part 2
Colossians 1. vv. 3-17
Jesu. thou joy of loving hearts
(BBC H.B. 323)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Anton and his Orchestra

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Rudolf Kempe
Waltz: Dynamiden (Josef Strauss ) Intermezzo (A Thousand and One
Nights) (Johann Strauss )
Waltz: Tales from the Vienna
Woods (Johann Strauss ) a recent gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Rudolf Kempe
Unknown: Josef Strauss
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Johann Strauss

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

Introduced by Bill Hartley FROM 1961 TO 1962
Alex Issigonis , a designer and technical director. and W. M. Heynes , a chief engineer, discuss their views on future trends in the motor industry
The Chief Constable of the City of Leicester discusses with The Lawyer one solution of the parking problem
New Roads and Traffic Problems: Ken Pitman of the Roads Campaign Council describes what has been done in 1961 and outlines their hopes for the future
Robin Richards interviews Sinclair Ault , a technical manager, and J. W. Roberts , a managing director. about developments in the petroleum industry
Produced by James Pestridge
Friday's recorded broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Alex Issigonis
Unknown: W. M. Heynes
Unknown: Ken Pitman
Unknown: Robin Richards
Unknown: Sinclair Ault
Unknown: J. W. Roberts
Produced By: James Pestridge

: IN TOWN TODAY

The magazine programme of the air which invites you to meet some of the stars and personalities who are In Town Today Introduced by Leslie Mitchell Produced by Richard Dingley

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Mitchell
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: WHACK-O !

Professor Jimmy Edwards submits a weekly school report with Roddy Maude-Roxby as Aubrey Potter
Frederick Treves as Alfred Tennyson Norman Shelley as Sir Charles Roy Dotrice as Mr. Foster Roger Shepherd as Lumley David L-ott as Taplow
Script adapted by David Climie from an original by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Edward Taylor
Recorded broadcast of August 22 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Roddy Maude-Roxby
Unknown: Aubrey Potter
Unknown: Frederick Treves
Unknown: Alfred Tennyson
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Sir Charles Roy Dotrice
Unknown: Mr. Foster Roger Shepherd
Unknown: Lumley David L-Ott
Adapted By: David Climie
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Produced By: Edward Taylor

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Paul Gallico in a recorded programme discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Previously broadcast on December 4

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Gallico
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Miles Malleson in The Chimes by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised for radio by Mollie Hardwick
Music composed and conducted by Christopher Whelen
A goblin story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in. The action takes place in London on New Year's Eve, 1845. The Voice of the Bells The Amhrosian Singers
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX
Harold Blackburn broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Conducted By: Christopher Whelen
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Harold Blackburn
Narrator: Gordon Davies
Toby (Trotty) Veck: Miles Malleson
The Voice of the Great Bell: Harold Blackburn
Meg, Trotty's daughter: Carol Marsh
Richard, betrothed to Meg: William Eedle
Alderman Cute: Joss Ackland
Mr Filer: Arthur Ridley
Tugby: Willoughby Goddard
Sir Joseph Bowley: Haydn Jones
Mr Fish: John Bryning
Lady Bowley: Hilda Kriseman
Will Fern: Frank Windsor
Lilian: Hilda Schroder
Mrs Tugby, formerly Mrs Chicken stalker: Vivienne Chatterton

: PICK OF THE YEAR

Gale Pedrick selects highlights of BBC sound and television broadcasts from more than one thousand items featured as the Pick of the Week
Introduced by John Ellison
Edited by Kenneth Pragnell

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Introduced By: John Ellison
Edited By: Kenneth Pragnell

: L.P. PARADE

A sound guide to long-playing records of popular music
Introduced by Alan Dell
Produced by Jack Dabbs

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Dell
Produced By: Jack Dabbs

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

A musical programme for children under five
Introduced by Peter Hawkins

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Hawkins

: NORMAN AND HENRY BONES

House For Sale
The 100th adventure of the boy detectives written by ANTHONY C. WILSON with Harold Reese as Norman Bones
Patricia Hayes as Henry, his cousin
1 don't expect an immediate decision, naturally. But if you feel the place would suit you, and we can come to terms over the price, there seems no point in delaying things longer than necessary, does there? '
Produced by Josephine Plummer

Contributors

Written By: Anthony C. Wilson
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Norman Bones
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Produced By: Josephine Plummer
Jim Warner: Preston Lockwood
Beryl Warner: Kathleen Helme
Stephen Houghton: Frank Duncan
Alec MacLean: Simon Lack
George Murrell: Frank Atkinson
Mrs Bones, Norman's mother: Ann Codrington
Mr Bones, his father: Leslie Perrins
Enid Lyle: Armine Sandford
Kenneth Lyle: Nicholas Edmett
Police Sergeant Green: Hugh David

: LUCK OF THE DRAW

A selection of your record requests played by Graham Gauld
Postcards should be sent to:
Luck of the Draw, BBC, London, W.1.

Contributors

Played By: Graham Gauld

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SPORTS SESSION

Racing
Results from Newbury, Catterick Bridge, and Manchester
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 tfames 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 Jacob de Vries Produced by Gerald Sinstadt

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacob de Vries
Produced By: Gerald Sinstadt

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Joan Butler (soprano) Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Marine Fourstep; Waltz; Sunnyside Saunter; Tango Sebastian ; Waltz Martine : Boston Twostep; Milbrook Foxtrot; Fourth and fifth figures of the Quadrilles; Last Waltz
The songs: Tesoro mio; Love's old sweet song
Repeated on Friday at 3.0
Tickets for this programme and for the recording which will follow this transmission (and will be broadcast next Friday) are available on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Soprano: Joan Butler
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Fredric Bayco
Unknown: Tango Sebastian
Unknown: Waltz Martine

: VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The singers
Patricia Baird , Moyna Cope
The George Mitchell Choir
The first broadcast of Alfonz Bartha
Comedy from
Leslie Crowther , Ronnie Barker
Patricia Hayes , Vanda Vale
This month's comedy guests
Elsie and Doris Waters
This month's storyteller
Stephen Murray
Variety Playhouse Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conducted by Vic Oliver
Script by Carey Edwards and Leslie Crowther Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Contributors

Introduced By: Vic Oliver
Singers: Patricia Baird
Unknown: George Mitchell
Unknown: Alfonz Bartha
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Vanda Vale
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Leader: John Jezard
Conducted By: Vic Oliver
Script By: Carey Edwards
Script By: Leslie Crowther
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston

: SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Sight Into Sound
A Death in the Family
See above and page 3

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Reviewers' choice
Some regular contributors look back over the books of the Old Year
Peter Lawson describes his ' education by accident'
Introduced by Michael Vowden

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Lawson
Introduced By: Michael Vowden

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

' Pardon for the past,
Peace for the present, Power for the future'
Stanley Pritchard talks about three wishes for the last days of the year

Contributors

Talks: Stanley Pritchard

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Raymond Cohen (violin)
Anthya Rael (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Raymond Cohen
Piano: Anthya Rael

: Closedown









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