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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manto

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manto

: FROM TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Wise Men from the East
A talk by the Rev. Edwin Robertson

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Edwin Robertson

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: Today

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: PROKOFIEV

Suite : Lieutenant Kizhe
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult

: THE NEWS

: TWO OF A KIND

Hail and Farewell
' Launching- a Barge ' by Iris Bryce
' Scrapping a Battleship ' by Frank Goldsworthy
Introduced by Jack Singleton

Contributors

Unknown: Iris Bryce
Unknown: Frank Goldsworthy
Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: RECITAL

Stanislav Heller (harpsichord)

Contributors

Harpsichord: Stanislav Heller

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Weber Gramophone records of some of his instrumental music

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Of the Father's love begotten (BBC
H.B. 57)
New Every Morning, page 72 Psalm 51 (Broadcast psalter) Jeremiah 1. vv. 4-10, 17-19
Dear Shepherd of thy people, hear
(BBC H.B. 259)

: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY

by Sheila Burnford abridged by Honor Wyatt read by Ronald Wilson Fifth of ten instaJments
: first broadcast in September 1961

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Burnford
Abridged By: Honor Wyatt
Read By: Ronald Wilson

: MORNING STAR

Anita Cerquetti (soprano) with the Orchestra of Florence Maggio Musicale Conducted by Giandrea Gavezzeni
Arias by Spontini, Verdi, and Puccini on a gramophone record

Contributors

Soprano: Anita Cerquetti
Conducted By: Giandrea Gavezzeni

: THE SOUTH SEA SERENADERS

Directed by Ernest Pehfold

Contributors

Directed By: Ernest Pehfold

: I REMEMBER

Captain Norman Button talks to Max Robertson
What was it like to serve at sea in the days of sail? Should an officer keep order with his gun or his fists? Now over eighty years of age, and having first gone to sea at the age of thirteen, Captain Button looks back on a long, and never easy, life.
Production by John Tusa

Contributors

Talks: Captain Norman Button
Unknown: Max Robertson
Production By: John Tusa

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC Concert Orchestra Leader, William Armon
Conductor, Vilem Tausky

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS ?

A spontaneous discussion by Ralph Wightman
Victor Mishcon
Denzil Batchelor
Anne Scott-James
Travelling Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Michael Bowen
From the Memorial Hall, Downton, Wiltshire
Recording of last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Victor Mishcon
Unknown: Denzil Batchelor
Arranged By: Michael Bowen

: READINGS ON RECORD

Introduced by Martin Starkie

Contributors

Introduced By: Martin Starkie

: RECITAL

Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick (two pianos)

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Smith
Unknown: Phyllis Sellick

: PENDENNIS

by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY dramatised as a serial for broadcasting in thirteen parts by Howard Agg 1: Fair Ophelia Produced by MARTYN C WEBSTER
Sunday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Produced By: Martyn C Webster
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Major Pendennis: Ronald Baddiley
Helen Pendennis: Joan Matheson
Arthur Pendennis: John Rye
Morgan: Will Leighton
Henry Foker: John Pullen

: FREDDY GRISEWOOD AT HOME

with some favourite records which listeners have helped him to choose

: THE MOON

An anthology of words and music
Presented by James Fisher and Geoffrey Grigson
A short account of the history-natural, literary, and legendary—of our planet's senior satellite.
Produced by Patrick Dromgoole

Contributors

Presented By: James Fisher
Presented By: Geoffrey Grigson
Produced By: Patrick Dromgoole

: 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. Leslie Kingsbury
Listeners* letters are very welcome as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd , c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally, but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Rev. Leslie Kingsbury
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: JUNIOR TIME

A programme for the fives to eights
Frank Luther tells the story of Three Billy Goats Gruff on a gramophone record
Introduced by David Davis

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Luther
Unknown: Billy Goats Gruff
Introduced By: David Davis

: TO BE CONTINUED ...

Gumble's Yard by John Rowe Townsend abridged in six parts by Mary Hope Allen read by Barry Foster
1: The Jungle
' I was walking through the Jungle with my sister Sandra and my friend Dick. We call it the Jungle because all the streets in the district are named after tropical flowers-like Orchid Grove , where we live.'

Contributors

Unknown: John Rowe Townsend
Unknown: Mary Hope Allen
Read By: Barry Foster
Unknown: Orchid Grove

: NATURE PARLIAMENT

Your questions answered by Peter Scott
James Fisher
Desmond Morris
Chairman, Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac)

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Scott
Unknown: James Fisher
Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Derek McCulloch

: 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 Fred Streeter Advises
A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East
6.40 Town and Country
Comment, controversy and character for listeners in London and the counties of the South-East
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

Liszt played by Ilona Kabos (piano) Vallée d'Obermann
Au lac de
Wallenstadt Sonetto del Petrarca , No. 104 Aux cypres de la Villa d'Este

Contributors

Piano: Ilona Kabos
Unknown: Wallenstadt Sonetto Del Petrarca

: THE BIG NETWORK

Script adapted by Edward Ward from ' The Big Network ' by ROMAN GARBY-CZERNIAWSKI with James McKechnie and Mary Wimbush
Other parts played by Wilfred Babbage , Derek Blomfield John Bryning , Leigh Crutchley William Eedle , Malcolm Hayes Philip Leaver , Rolf Lefebvre Will Leighton , Philip Morant
Julian Somers , Anthony Viccars and Geoffrey Wincott
See page 26

Contributors

Adapted By: Edward Ward
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Played By: Wilfred Babbage
Played By: Derek Blomfield
Played By: John Bryning
Played By: Leigh Crutchley
Played By: William Eedle
Played By: Malcolm Hayes
Played By: Philip Leaver
Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre
Unknown: Will Leighton
Unknown: Philip Morant
Unknown: Julian Somers
Unknown: Anthony Viccars
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Roman Garby-Czerniawski: James McKechnie
La Chatte: Mary Wimbush
Colonel Zarembski: Godfrey Kenton
Renee Borni: Anna Burden
Narrator: Edward Ward

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by Evelyn Rothwell
Rohan de Saram (cello)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Leader, Meyer Stolow
Conductor, Hugo Rignold
Before an invited audience at Queensbridge Road School, Birmingham

Contributors

Introduced By: Evelyn Rothwell
Cello: Rohan de Saram
Leader: Meyer Stolow
Conductor: Hugo Rignold

: THE TUESDAY TALK

The Journey from the Dark by Edward Blishen
'... if we could but remember it might make us more patient, for in some ways children are back in the dark and lonely beginnings of history, before language was mastered and rules made, and we have travelled and forgotten the thousands of dangerous years children have to travel before they can step, like us, unafraid into the daily world ...'

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Blishen

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News People in the News

: LISZT

St. Francis walking on the waters
Study in E flat major (Grandes etudes de Paganini) played by Peter Element (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Peter Element

: AN OLD CAPTIVITY

by Nevil Shute abridged by Terry Gompertz read by Gabriel Woolf
Second of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Nevil Shute
Abridged By: Terry Gompertz
Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Carl Dolmetsch (recorder)
Joseph Saxby
(harpsichord and piano)
The Martin String Quartet David Martin (violin)
Raymond Keenlyside (violin) Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello)

Contributors

Unknown: Carl Dolmetsch
Harpsichord: Joseph Saxby
Violin: David Martin
Violin: Raymond Keenlyside
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards

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