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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

Louise Davies gives food news comment and suggestions for the household shopper
followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Easter in readings and music by the Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell and the Saint Martin Singers

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Mania

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Mania

: SHOPPING LIST

Louise Davies gives food news comment and suggestions for the household shopper

: GEORGE ROBEY

Prime Minister of Mirth
Songs and reminiscences of the late Sir George Robey C.B.E. Introduced by ,Leslie Perowne

Contributors

Unknown: Sir George Robey C.B.E.
Introduced By: Leslie Perowne

: THE NEWS

: HOLIDAY CAMP IN CAEN

by Selwyn Image
War damage left Caen with a special housing problem, slums, and juvenile delinquency. Last year Selwyn Image was a helper in a camp designed to give some of the children from these unsatisfactory homes a breather and a new outlook.

: RECITAL

Joan Dickson (cello)

Contributors

Cello: Joan Dickson

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Beethoven
Gramophone records of some of his orchestral music

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Disposer supreme, and Judge of the earth (BBC H.B. 226)
New Every Morning, page 83
Psalm 27. part 1 (Broadcast psalter) Ephesians 4, vv. 7-16
Fight the good fight with all thy might (BBC H.B. 302)

: Music While You Work

Band of the Coldstream Guards
Conducted by Lt.-Col. Douglas A. Pope Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Lt.-Col. Douglas A. Pope

: BEETHOVEN

Edna Iles (piano)
Sonata in C major. Op. 63
(Waldstein)
Two Bagatelles:
E flat major, Op. 126 No.
A flat major, Op. 33 No. 7

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

Georges Simenon answers questions from
Dilys Powell
C. R. Hewitt
John Morgan

Contributors

Unknown: Georges Simenon
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: C. R. Hewitt
Unknown: John Morgan

: LET THE PEOPLE DANCE

Country tunes and songs from the British Isles and abroad played by Willie Walker and his Band with Christina Short
Alex Glasgow
Billy Pigg
(Northumbrian pipes)
Produced by Richard Kelly

Contributors

Played By: Willie Walker
Unknown: Christina Short
Unknown: Alex Glasgow
Unknown: Billy Pigg
Produced By: Richard Kelly

: ON YOUR FARM

Introduced by Bryan Piatt
British Boys for British Farms: During the last thirtv years, the Y.M.C.A. has given many boys an initial training in farming. John Greenslade visits one of the centres,
Wilderwiok House, East Grinstead, Sussex, and talks to some of the officials, farm staff, and boys about the scheme
Stockmanship: Bill Marshall, manager of Hobbs Cross Farm, Essex, stresses the importance of good husbandry with all classes of livestock if the best results are to be obtained from modern techniques Produced by John Greenslade The first item is recorded

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Piatt
Produced By: John Greenslade

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SOMETHING TO SHOUT ABOUT

A light-hearted look at the advertising world
Michael Medwin as Michael Lightfoot an account executive
Kleanor Summeraeld as Maggie, a TV executive
Fenella Fielding as Janet
Secretary to Michael Lightfoot
Joan Sims as Mavis, a shorthand typist
Nicholas Phipps as Adrian Beales, copywriter
Warren Mitchell as most other characters
Script by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS
Recorded broadcast of December 4, 1961, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Medwin
Unknown: Michael Lightfoot
Unknown: Kleanor Summeraeld
Unknown: Michael Lightfoot
Unknown: Joan Sims
Unknown: Nicholas Phipps
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Script By: Myles Rudge
Script By: Ronnie Wolfe
Produced By: John Simmonds

: SWANN ALONE

Donald Swann the musical half of At the Drop of a Hat sings and talks about himself and his music
4: Songs that Got Away

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Swann

: Orchestral Concert

Fantasy: Kamarinskaya (Glinka)
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Ansermet
Symphony No. 4, in D minor (Schumann)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler Polka and Fugue (Schwanda the Bagpiper) (Weinberger)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor, Rudolf Kempe on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Contraband
A play for radio by AUBREY FEIST
In 1803 England was at war with Napoleon, but smuggling still went on. Jason Tanner, owner of the lugger Primrose, brought from France the girl he had married-but Peronelle proved a dangerous piece of contraband....
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by BETTY Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Aubrey Feist
Produced By: Betty Davies
Jason Tanner: Harold Reese
JEM Tanner: John Graham
Rachel Trundle: Barbara Mitchell
Noddy White: Andrew Irvine
Tom Swaine: Peter Claughton
Mr Berry: William Eedle
Padding Pat: Denys Hawthorne
Supervisor Bell: Leslie Perrins
Captain Spencer: Anthony Hall
Peronelle: Janette Richer

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Southwell Minster
Introit: Cantate Domino (Pitoni)
Preces and Responses (
William Smith )
Psalm 119, vv. 73-104
First Lesson: Song of Songs 2, vv.
8-17
Office hvmn: Ye choirs of new
Jerusalem (A. and M. 125)
Magnificat (Murrill in E major)
Second Lesson: St. John 21, vv. 1-14 Nunc dimittis (Murrill in E major) Creed: Lesser Litany The Lord's Prayer Responses: Collects
Anthem: This have I done for my true love (Hoist)
Prayers and Grace Rector Chori and Organist, Kenneth Beard
Assistant Organist, Peter Wood

Contributors

Unknown: William Smith
Unknown: Grace Rector Chori
Organist: Peter Wood

: MEMORIES OF H. G. B.

NICHOLAS HANNEN has been on the stage for fifty years. In this talk he reminisces, mainly about Harley Granville Barker , the producer for whom he most enjoyed working.

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Hannen
Unknown: Harley Granville Barker

: WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG

Stories of famous composers
Mozart the Wonder Boy
The book by Opal Wheeler and Sybil Deucher adapted and read by Kathleen Garscadden
3: The Wonder Boy grows up

Contributors

Book By: Opal Wheeler
Book By: Sybil Deucher
Read By: Kathleen Garscadden

: MASTER OF MORGANA

A story of adventure on the Isle of Skye
The book by ALLAN CAMPBELL MACLEAN adapted by John Keir Cross Fourth and last episode
Produced by CLAIRE CHOVIL

Contributors

Book By: Allan Campbell MacLean
Adapted By: John Keir
Produced By: Claire Chovil
Long John Macgregor: Bryden Murdoch
Niall: James Sleigh
Ruairidh: James Grant
Murdo: Angus Martin
The Stranger: John Shedden

: ANY SPOOKS TONIGHT?

One of F. R. BUCKLEY'S odd jobs has been hunting ghosts—for newspapers in England and America, and on two occasions for the BBC. He now lives in a house supposed to be haunted and tells what he thinks of it all.

: 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 Time Off
A monthly series featuring amateur music-making and other arts in the South-East
This edition includes:
Out of School Hours: The Locke Consort, a group of Romford teachers (leader, V. James ) who have taken the art of recorder play
* ing far beyond that of a normal school class
Angels After: Peter Colbourne introduces recordings of the revue presented this month by the Progress Theatre. Reading, and talks to some of those involved
The Edinburgh Rehearsal Orchestra, conductor. Harry Legge : a meeting of a local group at the Elmhurst Ballet School, Caniberley, Surrey
Introduced by Robert Gunnell
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Leader: V. James
Conductor: Harry Legge
Introduced By: Robert Gunnell

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

Mozart
Quartet in C major (K.465) played by the Amadeus String Quartet Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Sehidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Recorded broadcast of September 22, 1961, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Violin: Siegmund Nissel
Viola: Peter Sehidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson ,
Jack Train , Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Kenneth Home knows some of the answers
Produced by C. F. MEEHAN
Repeated on Thursday at 1.10
' Twenty Questions * broadcast by arrangement with Maurice Winnick
Tickets for this series are available on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Kenneth Home
Produced By: C. F. Meehan
Arrangement With: Maurice Winnick

: BBC SYMPHONY CONCERT

from the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth
In association with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra-Easter Festival
Shura Cherkassky (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

: CORN AND CATTLE

JOHN CHERRINGTON describes a recent visit to South America where he flew in a private plane to see some of the estancias of Argentina.

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2 followed by an interlude

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: THE AMAZING HAT MYSTERY

by P. G. WODKHOUSE adapted for radio by Richard Usborne
This story from Young Men in Spats is recounted by one member of the Drones to another who is in a nursing home. Was the explanation to be looked for in the Fourth Dimension? The Scottish nurse has an alternative suggestion, but this is lightly dismissed.
Produced by RAYNER HEPPENSTALL

Contributors

Unknown: P. G. Wodkhouse
Unknown: Richard Usborne
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
A Crumpet: Hugh Burden
A Bean: Garard Green
The Nurse: Gudrun Ure
Percy Wimbolt: Ronald Baddiley
Nelson Cork: David Enders
Elizabeth Bottsworth: Denise Bryer
Diana Punter: Mary Wimbush

: THE NEWS

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

A Waltz through the Hills by G. M. Glaskin abridged by Barbara Henderson read by Beverley Dunn
Third of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: G. M. Glaskin
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Beverley Dunn

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by Susan McGaw (piano)
Recorded broadcast of June 6, 1961

Contributors

Piano: Susan McGaw

: Closedown









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