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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Tuesday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

: The News

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by RONALD FLETCHER

Contributors

Introduced By: Ronald Fletcher

: SHOPPING LIST

Food news from
LOUISE DAVIES followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Materialism-why worry about it?
A scientist, JOHN WREN-LEWIS , gives his answer

Contributors

Unknown: John Wren-Lewis

: WEATHER

: The News

: TODAY

Second edition

: SHOPPING LIST

Second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40

: 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
3: What Mr. Winkle Saw; Sam Weller in the Box; The Verdict
.Broadcast in May 1961

Contributors

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

: THE NEWS

: BASS RELIEF

by J. BRYAN NELSON
Living on the Bass Rock may seem to be an ordeal, but it has its rewards

Contributors

Unknown: J. Bryan Nelson

: LIEDER

† MARY THOMAS (soprano)
PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Mary Thomas
Piano: Paul Hamburger

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 2 by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music arranged and selected by Vera Gray

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Unknown: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 68 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (BBC H.B. 17)
Canticle 6, part 2
1 Corinthians 12, v. 23, to 13, v. 13
Through all the changing scenes of life (BBC H.B. 481)

: Music While You Work

CENTRAL BAND of THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
(By permission of the Air Council)
Conducted by WING CMDR. J.L. WALLACE O.B.E., Organising Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Wing Cmdr J. L. Wallace O.B.E.

: FOR SCHOOLS SCIENCE IN THE KITCHEN

Harry Armstrong talks about 1: Keeping Food Junior Science series

: TIME AND TUNE

by Kay Foster

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Foster

: WATER

6: Making water work
Written by G. K. Saunders General Science series

Contributors

Written By: G. K. Saunders

: Scottish Dance Music

played by IAN POWRIE AND HIS BAND

: ON YOUR FARM

The Royal Dairy Show
In this programme from Olympia JOHN GREENSLADE talks to exhibitors and visitors to the Show and discusses the dairy cattle, machinery, and produce exhibits
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Talks: John Greenslade
Produced By: John Greenslade

: Weather

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

: THE NEWS

: THE FLYING DOCTOR

Stories based on the work of The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia
Rendezvous at Palomah with JAMES McKECHNIE as Dr. Chris Rogers BILL KERR as Tommy O'Donnell
ROSEMARY MILLER as Mary West
BETTINA DICKSON as Sally MacAndrew
Written by Rex Rienits
Produced by VERNON HARRIS Broadcast on April 6 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Rosemary Miller
Unknown: Bettina Dickson
Written By: Rex Rienits
Produced By: Vernon Harris
Sergeant Flannery: Ken Wayne
Spike Hodges: Tommy Duggan
Mr Chung: Maurice Travers
Josh Barrett: Ray Roberts
Tony Rankin: Leon Thau
Mavis Miller: Paula Green

: MID WEEK

The Wednesday radio magazine
Introduced by DAVID BROWN

Contributors

Introduced By: David Brown

: FOR SCHOOLS THE STORY OF MR. PINKS

by Charlotte Hough
A conceited guinea-pig leaves his hutch to explore the great wide world
Let's Join In series

Contributors

Unknown: Charlotte Hough

: THOMAS HARDY

WALTER ALLEN talks about this writer, who used traditions and tales from his own part of England, and gives extracts from his work
Books, Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Talks: Walter Allen

: TOADSTOOLS

Written by Christine Dudley Nature Study series

Contributors

Written By: Christine Dudley

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Beyond the Night by RAYMOND OWEN with William Lucas and Mary Wimbush
Can a young country doctor survive in a new practice when an influential patient becomes antagonistic? Produced bv HUGH STEWART in the BBC's Midland studios
A new production of the broadcast of 1956 Vera Lennox broadcasts by arrangement with the Northampton Repertory Theatre

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Owen
Unknown: William Lucas
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: Hugh Stewart
Lady Wilberforce Scott: Vera Lennox
Dr Smith Watson: Ross Hutchinson
Dr John Staverton: William Lucas
Mary Staverton: Mary Wimbush
Lily Hardcastle: Mary Chester
Noakes: Frank Veasey
Mrs Jones: Patricia Gibson
Mrs Bull: Olive Pendleton
Mr Ponsonby: Edward J Webb
Mr Gray: Arnold Peters
Mr Willis: Keith Banks
Albert Smith: Harry Stubbs
Sir William Wilberforce Scott: Jack Holloway

: CHORAL EVENSONG

From
Bristol Cathedral
Psalm 119. vv. 1-32
Lessons: Ezekiel 37, vv. 15-28;
Hebrews 2, vv. 1-18
Organist and Master of the Choristers, Clifford Harker
Assistant Organist. Michael Dyer

Contributors

Unknown: Clifford Harker
Organist: Michael Dyer

: FILMING A BORSTAL

by SEWELL STOKES
Mr. Stokes helped with the filming of Alan Sillitoe 's The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.

Contributors

Unknown: Sewell Stokes
Unknown: Alan Sillitoe

: FIRST READING

PHILIPPA PEARCE recommends some books for younger listeners

Contributors

Unknown: Philippa Pearce

: THE SOUND AND THE WAVES

The story of the laying of the first Transatlantic Submarine Cable
A dramatised documentary in two parts by ALAN DIXON
The men who forged the vital two-lhousand-mite link between the Old World and the New, were ill-equipped to conquer the six-mile deeps of a mighty ocean. Yet their courage and genius not only harnessed the new power of electricity but were to place a girdle of sound round the Earth. Produced by Herbert Smith
Part 1
Part 2: next Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Dixon
Produced By: Herbert Smith

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-East News
6.30 College Aftoat
A visit to
H.M.S. WORCESTER the Thames Nautical Training College Introduced by CAPTAIN WILLIAM ARGLES
6.57 Stock Market Report

Contributors

Introduced By: Captain William Argles

: PIANO AT SEVEN

Chopin
Impromptu in A flat major Ballade in F minor
Barcarolle played by STEPHEN BISHOP

Contributors

Played By: Stephen Bishop

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

A new series of five-round contests between London and the regions
London v. Wales
Round 4
London :
BARRY CARMAN , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Wales:
T. I. ELLIS , Wrw GRIFFITH
Quiz-Master, ROY PLOMLEY Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Carman
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: T. I. Ellis
Unknown: Wrw Griffith
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Arranged By: Patrick Harvey

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT

for United Nations Day
Part 1: From London
JACQUELINE du PRE (cello)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by NORMAN DEL MAR
8.45 Part 2: From Geneva
ORCHESTRE DE LA SUISSE Romande
Conducted by ERNEST ANSERMET
9.15 Part 3: From Paris
(Part of the Inaugural Concert of the Semaines Musicales Internationales)
GALINA VISHNEVSKAYA (soprano)
HENRYK SZERYNG (violin)
NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF THE DANISH RADIO
Conducted by THOMAS JENSEN
This concert is organised in collaboration with the United Nations and UNESCO

Contributors

Cello: Jacqueline du Pre
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Soprano: Galina Vishnevskaya
Violin: Henryk Szeryng
Conducted By: Thomas Jensen

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: UNITED NATIONS DAY

A programme to mark the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations
THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The Earl of Home is interviewed by RICHARD GOOLD-ADAMS

Contributors

Interviewed By: Richard Goold-Adams

: LEONARD PENNARIO

piano
Scherzo in E minor, Op. 16
No. 2 (Mendelssohn)
To a Wild Rose (MacDowell) Rhapsody in C major
(Dohnanyi)
Nocturne for the Left Hand
(Scriabin)
Spanish Caprice (Moszkowski) on gramophone records

: THE NEWS

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

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

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Schubert
Quartet in B flat major (D 112)
AMADEUS STRING QUARTET Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello) Second broadcast
Another performance: Nov. 1, Thursday Invitation Concert

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett

: Closedown









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