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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Monday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

: The News

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by RONALD FLETCHER

Contributors

Introduced By: Ronald Fletcher

: TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The supernatural — need we believe in it?
A scientist, JOHN WREN-LEWIS gives his answer

Contributors

Unknown: John Wren-Lewis

: WEATHER

: The News

: TODAY

Second edition

: TODAY'S PAPERS

followed by an interlude

: CHOPS AND TOMATO SAUCE

The trial scene from
The Pickwick Papers by CHARLES DICKENS read by DEREK HART in three instalments adapted by Robert Goodyear 2: The witnesses cross-examined Broadcast in May 1961

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Read By: Derek Hart
Adapted By: Robert Goodyear

: THE NEWS

: THREE OF A KIND

Playing ' Hamlet' Recollections by GORDON CRAIG
TYRONE GUTHRIE and BARRY JACKSON Introduced by JACK SINGLETON

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Craig
Unknown: Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown: Barry Jackson
Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: RECITAL

† EUGENE BUSFIELD
(bass-baritone)
PETER LLOYD (flute)
PETER SMITH
(piano and harpsichord)

Contributors

Bass-Baritone: Eugene Busfield
Flute: Peter Lloyd
Piano: Peter Smith

: FOR SCHOOLS IL ETAIT UN P'TIT CORDONNIER

Dramatisation d'une vieille chanson par FRANÇOlSE VIOLLE Early Stages in French series

Contributors

Unknown: Françolse Violle

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 64 God of grace and God of glory
(BBC H.B. 391)
Psalm 112
1 Corinthians 12, vv. 12-27
Almighty God, thy word is cast (BBC H.B. 188)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

played by THE RONNIE KEENE Octet

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Keene

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 1 by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and. arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: CURRENT AFFAIRS A topical programme

for older children

: KNOWLEDGE, IMAGINATION, AND TRUTH

William Blake and the imaginative vision-2
Written by Margaret E. Rose The Sixth Form series: the Christian Religion and its Philosophy

Contributors

Unknown: William Blake
Written By: Margaret E. Rose

: CONCERT HOUR

AMARYLLIS FLEMING (cello)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, RAE JENKINS

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by IAN MIKARDO
RUSSELL BRADDON
ANN ALLEN
BERNARD BROOK-PARTRIDGE
Travelling Question-Master, FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by MICHAEL Bowen
From the Arts Centre, Bridgwater, Somerset
Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Mikardo
Unknown: Russell Braddon
Unknown: Ann Allen
Unknown: Bernard Brook-Partridge
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: ro" SCHOOLS DARIUS IS CHOSEN KING

Written by Margaret Boys
Stories from World History series

Contributors

Written By: Margaret Boys

: President Masaryk and the Czechs

Modern History series

Contributors

Writer: Peter Hoar

: EXPLORING MUSIC

with JOHN HOSIER
Concert of music heard so far, on gramophone records including: ' Ah how ephemeral ' from The Wise Virgins (Walton): Pavane from Capriol Suite (Warlock): part of the March to the Scaffold from Fantastic Symphony (Berlioz): March: Folk Songs from Somerset (Vaughan Williams) Adventures in Music series

Contributors

Unknown: John Hosier

: PORTRAIT OF CLARE

The novel by Francis Brett Young adapted for broadcasting in nine parts by LIONEL BROWN with Olga Lindo
June Tobin ,Nigel Stock
Port 5
Pianist,ARTHUR DULAY
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY Broadcast in September 1961 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Novel By: Francis Brett Young
Unknown: Lionel Brown
Unknown: Olga Lindo
Unknown: June Tobin
Unknown: Nigel Stock
Pianist: Arthur Dulay
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Ellen Biggs: Mary O'Farrell
Clare: June Tobin
Dr Bradley: Trevor Martin
Dudley Wilburn: Nigel Stock
Catherine Weir: Eithne Dunne
Ralph Hingston: Ronald Wilson
Vivien Hingston: Beverley Dunn
Lady Hingston: Olga Lindo

: ADVOCATE EXTRAORDINARY

Famous Cases of Norman Birkett , K.C.
Chosen and reconstructed at the microphone by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
3: The action for libel brought against VISCOUNT GLADSTONE and his brother by Captain Peter Wright in 1927 NORMAN BIRKETT for the defendants Last Friday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Birkett
Unknown: Captain Peter Wright
Unknown: Norman Birkett

: FREDDY GRISEWOOD AT HOME

with some favourite records that listeners have helped him to choose

: THE SILVER LINING

STUART HIBBERD introduces
DR. ROWLAND FARRELL 'S script about learning to live with disability, read by his wife, PAMELA FARRELL

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Dr. Rowland Farrell
Unknown: Pamela Farrell

: THE BIG POND

Written for broadcasting by BERTHA LONSDALE
4: A Very Funny Nightjar
Music for the flute written and played by BERNARD HERRMANN Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Bertha Lonsdale
Played By: Bernard Herrmann
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Storyteller: Jean Telfer
Nicholas: Karal Gardner
Albert Fizzle: Brian Trueman
Gamekeeper George: Joseph Hancock
Miss Julia Dove: Cynthia Michaelis

: TO BE CONTINUED...

Castors Away by HESTER BURTON abridged by Donald Bancroft
Reader, PETER CLAUGHTON Part 2
' Bobbit says the French ships are in the bay.' ' Absurd! ' said the Doctor

Contributors

Unknown: Hester Burton
Reader: Donald Bancroft
Reader: Peter Claughton

: REVIEW

A monthly took at current films, plays, and art exhibitions, and the people concerned with them
This month:
MATTHEW NORGATE on films
IVOR BROWN on the theatre
W. R. DALZELL on art
MARJORIE BILBOW talks to a ' stills ' photographer
The History of the Cinema compiled by PETER DAVALLE and JOHN DORAN 6: Future Trends

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew Norgate
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: W. R. Dalzell
Talks: Marjorie Bilbow
Unknown: Peter Davalle
Unknown: John Doran

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-East News
6.30 Fred Streeter Advises
A weekly talk to gardeners
6.40 Town and Country
Comment, controversy and character
6.57 Stock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter

: KENNETH McKELLAR

sings
Songs for Everyone with the BBC VARIETY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by PAUL FENOULHET Produced by Frank Hooper

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Conducted by ALEC ROBERTSON
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by VANCO CAVDARSKI
Before an invited audience in the Victoria Hall, Bolton

Contributors

Conducted By: Alec Robertson
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Vanco Cavdarski

: NOW IT CAN BE TOLD

The Helford Flotilla
The story of the wartime S.O.E. unit, based on a Cornish estuary, which ran arms and agents to occupied Brittany in French fishing boats and fast launches
The recorded memories of some of those who took part including the commanding officer,
Commander GERARD HOLDSWORTH
Edited by Gerald Pawle Narrator,
CAPT. ANTHONY Kimmins Produced by JOHN IRVING in the BBC's Plymouth studios

Contributors

Unknown: Gerard Holdsworth
Edited By: Gerald Pawle
Narrator: Capt. Anthony Kimmins
Produced By: John Irving

: THE TUESDAY TALK

A Personal Stocktaking DR. CHARLES HILL returns to the microphone

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Charles Hill

: TIME FOR LAUGHTER

Records of humour in words and music introduced by JOHN SLATER

Contributors

Introduced By: John Slater

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: The Rainbow Machine

by Alan Plater
with Bernard Braden as Steve Jordan
Smiling Steve Jordan, your favourite disc jockey, spins some more of your requests - but unfortunately for him we are able to share his private thoughts as the records revolve.
(First broadcast on September 25 in the North of England Home Service)
(Bernard Braden is in 'Period of Adjustment' at Wyndham's Theatre. London

Contributors

Writer: Alan Plater
Producer: Alfred Bradley
Steve Jordan: Bernard Braden

: THE NEWS

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

A Grue of Ice by GEOFFREY JENKINS abridged by Neville Teller read by RICHARD HURNDALL Seventh of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Jenkins
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Richard Hurndall

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Dowland and Britten sung by ROBERT TEAR (tenor) with VIOLA TUNNARD
(harpsichord and piano)
Dowland
Flow, my tears
The lowest trees have tops Time's eldest son, Old Age
Then sit thee down and say When others sing Venite
Britten
Irish folk song arrangements:
How sweet the answer
The minstrel boy
The last rose of summer

Contributors

Sung By: Robert Tear
Harpsichord: Viola Tunnard

: Close Down









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