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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

with themes from the Golden Book of Sonnets chosen by R. L. BRADLEY Friday's 7.50 talk

Contributors

Unknown: R. L. Bradley

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: FRITZ REINER

conducts the CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Overture: La Cenerentola (Rossini)
Invitation to the Dance (Weber, orch. Berlioz)
Overture: Christmas Scene and March (Casse Noisette) (Tchaikovsky) Emperor Waltz
(Johann Strauss ) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Strauss

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

with themes from the Golden Book of Sonnets chosen by R. L. BRADLEY

Contributors

Unknown: R. L. Bradley

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

: REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST

Irving as an artist by JAMES AGATE
+ First broadcast in February
1938

Contributors

Unknown: James Agate

: THE NEWS

: THE WEEKLY WORLD

What the weeklies think, illustrated from the editorials, is reviewed in this survey by DAVID MARQUAND

Contributors

Unknown: David Marquand

: IRELAND

MAX WORTHLEY (tenor)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Songs:
The Land of Lost Content:
The Lent lily; Ladslove; Goal and wicket; The vain desire; The encounter; Epilogue
London Pieces:
Chelsea Reach; Ragamuffin; Soho forenoons
Songs:
If there were dreams to sell I have twelve oxen
Love is a sickness full of woes
Hope the hornblower

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Insects and Isotopes by J. E. TREHERNE , Ph.D. of the Unit of Insect Physiology,
University of Cambridge Last Thursday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Unknown: J. E. Treherne

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 58 Sing Alleluia forth in duteous praise (BBC H.B. 282)
Psalm 93
1 Corinthians 11, vv. 17-28
Away with our fears (BBC
H.B. 147)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

THE ALBANY STRINGS
Directed by REG PURSGLOVE

Contributors

Directed By: Reg Pursglove

: RECENT RELEASES

Gramophone records of music by Mozart and Gluck

Contributors

Music By: Mozart
Music By: Gluck

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
The Motor Show
.4 European View: by ROBERT BRAUNSCHWEIG, Editor of Automobil Revue of Switzerland
A Woman's View: by CHRIS TINE COTTON
The Professionals' Views: GEOFFREY HANCOCK and Roy MCCARTHY discuss this year's Show with L. G. T. FARMER, President of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Last Friday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Chris Tine
Unknown: Geoffrey Hancock
Unknown: Roy McCarthy
Unknown: L. G. T. Farmer,

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities
Introduced by POLLY ELWES and ALEX MACINTOSH Produced by RICHARD DINGLEY

Contributors

Introduced By: Polly Elwes
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas. Detailed forecast for the South-East

: THE NEWS

: HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Tony Hancock with SIDNEY JAMES
BILL KERR
PATRICIA HAVES
JOAN FRANK
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by TOM RONALD Broadcast on December 15,
1959, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Patricia Haves
Unknown: Joan Frank
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Peter Jones actor and writer discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the eight records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Broadcast on September 24

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Gentleman Soldier by Pauline Spender with Bryan Pringle as Daniel Pauline Wynn as Lily and Leigh Crutchley as Willie
A housewife with no knack for housekeeping and a vacuum-cleaner salesman who is a dab hand in the kitchen pass a revealing day together.
Traditional song arranged by Frederick Marshall Produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Pauline Spender
Unknown: Bryan Pringle
Unknown: Daniel Pauline Wynn
Unknown: Leigh Crutchley
Arranged By: Frederick Marshall
Produced By: R. D. Smith

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK selects highlights from BBC sound and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Last Friday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: L.P. PARADE

A sound-guide to long-playing records of popular music
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

CHARLES E. STIDWILL tells the story of ' The Three Little Pigs.' with songs and music composed and conducted by Roger Fiske

Contributors

Unknown: Charles E. Stidwill
Conducted By: Roger Fiske

: NORMAN AND HENRY BONES

A new series of adventures of the boy detectives with Harold Reese as Norman and Patricia Hayes as Henry, his cousin
2:Five Black Diamonds
' Henry ... these are diamonds! I'll swear they are! '
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Mr Bones: Philip Cunningham
Mrs Bones: Ann Codrington
Mr Arkwright: Heron Carvic
Inspector Martin: Preston Lockwood
Mr Sanford: Geoffrey Wincott
Mrs Sanford: Ysanne Churchman
Mrs Stobart: Gwen Day Burroughs
Detective-Inspector Lorraine: William Greene
Mr Lowe: Peter Augustine
Mr Henderson: Fred Yule
Mrs Cadman: Dorothy Black

: SINGING IN THE SUN

Cy GRANT sings songs from west of the Atlantic Accompanist,
Bryan Daly (guitar)

Contributors

Unknown: Cy Grant
Guitar: Bryan Daly

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas. Detailed forecast for the South-East

: THE NEWS

: SPORTS SESSION

Introduced by GERALD SINSTADT
Produced by GODFREY DIXEY

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerald Sinstadt
Produced By: Godfrey Dixey

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA with ALFRED SWAIN (baritone)
Introduced by IVAN SAMSON
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by John Tylee
The dances: Waltz; Melody Twostep; Progressive Barn Dance; Kingsway Saunter; La Rinka; Lilani Tango; First Prize Rambi Blues Melody Foxtrot: Waltz Camay; The Mississippi Dip
The Songs: The Gay Highway; If I can help somebody
Tickets for this programme are available on application to [address removed] enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: Alfred Swain
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Produced By: John Tylee

: VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The singers Ann Finley
Peter Glossop
The George Mitchell Singers
First broadcast
Ann Moran
Comedy from
Hattie Jacques
Leslie Crowther
Ronnie Barker
This week's guest
Raymond Francis
Playhouse Theatre Sir Donald Wolfit with Marjorie Rhodes and Pat Gilbert
BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by VIC OLIVER
Script by Carey Edwards Leslie Crowther and Lawrie Wyman Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
Leslie Crowther is appearing in 'The Black and White Minstrel Show ' at the Victoria Palace, London; Peter Glossop broadcasts by permission of the Sadler's Wells
Opera Company

Contributors

Introduced By: Vic Oliver
Singers: Ann Finley
Singers: Peter Glossop
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Raymond Francis
Unknown: Sir Donald Wolfit
Unknown: Marjorie Rhodes
Unknown: Pat Gilbert
Conducted By: Vic Oliver
Script By: Carey Edwards
Script By: Leslie Crowther
Script By: Lawrie Wyman
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Produced By: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Peter Glossop

: SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

The Narrow Corner by W. Somerset Maugham dramatised by HOWARD AGG
Raymond Huntley with George Merritt and Denys Hawthorne
Journeying back from Takanar in Captain Nichols's lugger. Dr. Saunders meets Fred Blake , a handsome but truculent young man with a mys terious background. Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER

Contributors

Dramatised By: Howard Agg
Dramatised By: Raymond Huntley
Unknown: George Merritt
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: Fred Blake
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Doctor Saunders: Raymond Huntley
Captain Nichols: George Merritt
Fred Blake: Denys Hawthorne
Kim Ching: Will Leighton
Ryan: Peter Claughton
Erik Christessen: William Eedle
George Frith: Peter Pratt
Swan: Geoffrey Wincott
Louise Frith: Sheila Grant
Dutch official: Anthony Viccars
Mrs Hudson: Barbara Mitchell
Patrick Hudson: Lewis Stringer

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

News of books and their makers in reviews, quotations, and interviews
SIR LLEWELLYN WOODWARD on The Coming of the Professors Introduced by MICHAEL VOWDEN

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Llewellyn Woodward
Introduced By: Michael Vowden

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening prayers conducted by THE REV. ELSIE CHAMBERLAIN

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Elsie Chamberlain

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Brahms
Quintet in F major, Op. 88 played by the ENGLISH STRING QUARTET Nona Liddell (violin)
Eleanor St. George (violin) Marjorie Lempfert (viola) Helen Just (cello) with John Yewe Dyer (viola)
Brahms Quintet in G major, Op. 111: October 27

Contributors

Violin: Nona Liddell
Violin: Eleanor St. George
Viola: Marjorie Lempfert
Viola: John Yewe Dyer

: Closedown









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