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: MARKET REPORT

for farmers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: SHOPPING LIST

June Jay gives food news comment and suggestions
followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' God so loved the World'
Different women speak to this
Women's World Day of Prayer theme
5: Jean Coggan

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Coggan

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: SHOPPING LIST

June Jay gives food news
: second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40

: THE NEWS

: FOR SCHOOLS

Opening Music:
Schubert's Symphony No. 5

: AN ACT OF WORSHIP

Praise the Lord, ye heavens adore him (S.P. 624; P.H. 222. both omitting Pt. 2; C.H. 35: D.S. 12: Tune, Austrian Hymn-S.P. 500)
Interlude: St. Francis and the Gospels. 2: The Rich Young Ruler
Prayers: the Prayer of Erasmus; the Lord's Prayer
Father, hear the prayer we offer
(S.P. 487: D.S. 123; P.H. 120; BBC Supplement 11: Tune, Gott will's machen-S.P. 487)
Closing Music:
Handel's Water Music Suite

: SONG RECITAL

June Wilson (soprano)
Viola Tunnard (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Viola Tunnard

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

by Rachel Percival
For six- to eight-year-olds
Wednesday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival

: THE DAILY SERVICE

To Christ, the Prince of peace (BBC
H.B. 94)
New Every Morning, page 61
Psalm 145, vv. 1-13
St. Mark 1, vv. 14-31
Praise to the Holiest (BBC H.B. 88)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Syd Dean and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Dean

: FOR SCHOOLS HOW THINGS BEGAN

The First Corn Bins
The Observer in the past visits Neolithic Egypt to find out how bread began
Script by Rhoda Power

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power

: THE BONNY PIT LADDIE

Part two of this serial story from the book by Frederick Grice tells about a strike in the coalmine and an eviction
Script by Michael Hyde
Listening and Writing series

Contributors

Book By: Frederick Grice
Script By: Michael Hyde

: NIGERIA

4: Raising the standard of living
Sir Alan Burns , G.c.M.G., and J. P. Martin-Bates , Principal of the Administrative Staff College, Henley, talk about Nigeria's economic potentialities and what is needed for their full development
Talks for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Alan Burns
Unknown: J. P. Martin-Bates

: A GREAT UNKNOWN ENGLISHMAN

CHARLES TUTTON wandered through a Yorkshire village churchyard and met a worthy Victorian botanist-RICHARD SPRUCE, one of the great unknown Englishmen of the nineteenth century.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Tutton

: ANY ANSWERS?

A radio correspondence column

: ANNOUNCEMENTS

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: PICK OF THE WEEK

Gale Pedrick selects highlights from BBC sound and television
Introduced by John Ellison Edited by Gordon Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Introduced By: John Ellison
Edited By: Gordon Williams

: FOR SCHOOLS TRAVEL TALKS

On an Australian Sheep Station by A. L. Lloyd
A visit to a large sheep station on the dry plain of central New South Wales

Contributors

Unknown: A. L. Lloyd

: THE BIBLE AND LIFE

The Other Sex
1: Safety in Numbers
Script by Christine Dudley

Contributors

Script By: Christine Dudley

: SINDBAD THE SAILOR

A story from the Arabian Nights adapted for broadcasting by Edward Blishen
1: The Valley of Diamonds Stories and Rhymes series

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Edward Blishen

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Introduced by Ivan Samson M.C. . Charles Crathorn
Produced by Andrew Gold
, The dances: Marine Fourstep;
Waltz; The Classic Gavotte: Kings-way Saunter; Midnight Tango; The Milbrook Foxtrot; The Pride of Erin

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Introduced By: Ivan Samson M.C.
Introduced By: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Andrew Gold

: A WORLD OF SOUND

A weekly exploration of the BBC Sound Archives
THE VIC-WELLS
A history and an appreciation of ' The Home of Shakespeare and Opera in English ' 1914-1962
2: Heaven and all the Angels including the recorded voices of: TYRONE GUTHRIE , ROBERT HELPMANN Constance- CUMMINGS, JOHN GIELGUD RALPH RICHARDSON , LAURENCE Olivier DONALD WOI. FIT, JOAN CROSS NINETTE de VALOIS
Introduced by Christopher Venning Produced by John Powell

Contributors

Unknown: Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown: Robert Helpmann
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Donald Woi.
Introduced By: Christopher Venning
Produced By: John Powell

: NORTHERN PROMENADE CONCERT

Roger Lord (oboe)
BBC Northern Orchestra Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by Edgar Cosma
Recording of a concert given at one o'clock before an audience in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, by courtesy of the Manchester Corporation.

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Edgar Cosma

: JUNIOR TIME

A programme for the fives to eights
Alexander Armstrong
A dialogue story by John D. Stewart
Spring Begins .
Introduced by Cicely Mathews

Contributors

Unknown: Alexander Armstrong
Story By: John D. Stewart
Introduced By: Cicely Mathews

: BLACK IVORY

A period adventure serial concerning Liverpool during the days of the Slave Trade
Written for radio by Margaret Potter
5: The Affair at Bonny
Other parts played by John Daglish , Ronald Harvi and John Broadbent
Production by Trevor Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Potter
Played By: John Daglish
Played By: Ronald Harvi
Played By: John Broadbent
Production By: Trevor Hill
Julian Norris: David Peel
Julian,as an elderly gentleman: Robert Wallace
Lawson, Captain of the slave ship the Mary Amelia: Graham Tennant
Andrew: Geoffrey Matthews
Captain John Quayle: Geoffrey Banks
The Mate: Frank Poynter
Ngana, the African slave: Bert Parnaby

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-Eastern News

: Preview

Some of the events in the South-East during the week ahead

: Fishing Reel

Bill Latto comments on news and prospects for anglers in south-eastern waters

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Latto

: South-Eastern Sport

Weekend review

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

Brahms
Songs sung by Maureen Lehane (contralto) with Paul Hamburger (piano)
Salome;
Maienkatzchen Mondnacht ; Vorschneller Schwur
Das Madchen spricht; Das Madchen 0 ktthler Wald; Von waldbekranzter
Hohe Heimkehr ; Sandmannchen
An die Stolze; Wie froh und frisch

Contributors

Contralto: Maureen Lehane
Piano: Paul Hamburger
Unknown: Maienkatzchen Mondnacht
Unknown: Vorschneller Schwur
Unknown: Das Madchen
Unknown: Das Madchen
Unknown: Von Waldbekranzter
Unknown: Hohe Heimkehr

: WORKSHOP

A magazine about Britain at work
George Scott questions industrialists trade unionists and workers in Britain and overseas on industrial issues of the moment
A broadcast centred on the Manchester studios of the BBC

Contributors

Unknown: George Scott

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Halle Orchestra
Leader, Martin Milner
Conducted by Massimo Freccia
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Martin Milner
Conducted By: Massimo Freccia

: HIS SCHOOL REPORT

John St. John examines a parental situation that is frequent-and frequently embarrassing

Contributors

Unknown: John St.

: CONCERT

Part 2

: SWANN ALONE

Four programmes in which
Donald Swann talks and sings informally at the piano
3: What Matters
He describes some of the problems that fascinate him as a composer.
Can light music carry serious words? Can flippant words carry serious ideas?
The programme includes songs by Sydney Carter as well as Swann's own setting of the Venite and of poems by Betjeman and Brecht

Contributors

Talks: Donald Swann
Songs By: Sydney Carter

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: TONIGHT'S STORY

Tales from the Pacific Islands by Sir Arthur Grimble
Father Choblet
Recorded broadcast of Sept. 5, 1952

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Arthur Grimble

: TODAY IN PARLIAMENT

followed by an interlude

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Esther Fisher (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Esther Fisher

: Closedown









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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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