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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Tuesday's 7.50 broadcast

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MUSICAL FAIRY TALES

Dance of the Tumblers (The Snow Maiden) (Rimsky-Korsakov)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS
Kikimora (Lyadov)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EFREM KURTZ
Suite: Mother Goose (Ravel)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conducted by CARLO MARIA GIULINI on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Conducted By: Efrem Kurtz
Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giulini

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Readings and Carols
Arranged by THE REV. W. D. KENNEDY-BELL with the SAINT MARTIN SINGERS

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell
Singers: Saint Martin Singers

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Rossini
Records of movements from the ballet music
' La Boutique Fantasque '

: MOMENT OF FEAR

by JANET HAMILTON read by JOAN MATHESON

Contributors

Unknown: Janet Hamilton
Read By: Joan Matheson

: THE NEWS

: FOUR OF A KIND

Tea with.... Henry James by IAN SHIELL
G. K. Chesterton by GEOFFREY DEARMER
H. G. Wells by GERTRUDE HUTCHINSON Walter de la Mare by LORD BRAIN Introduced by JACK SINGLETON

Contributors

Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Ian Shiell
Unknown: G. K. Chesterton
Unknown: Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: Gertrude Hutchinson
Unknown: Walter de la Mare
Unknown: Lord Brain
Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: SCHUBERT

Piano Trio in B flat major played by the London CZECH TRIO
Jack Rothstein (violin) Karel Horitz (cello)
Lisa Marketta (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Jack Rothstein
Cello: Karel Horitz
Piano: Lisa Marketta

: DAILY SERVICE

Feast of St. Stephen tNew Every Morning, page 99
A great and mighty wonder
(BBC H.B. 41)
He smiles within his cradle
(Oxford Book of Carols 84)
Acts 7. vv. 54-60
The race that long in darkness pined (BBC H.B. 496)

: GRAND HOTEL

† REGINALD LEOPOLD
AND THE
PALM COURT ORCHESTRA
Visiting artist,
JOAN BUTLER (soprano)

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Soprano: Joan Butler

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

Coco the Clown talks about
NICOLAI POLAKOVS the face behind his grease-paint to NAN WINTON and LIONEL HALE Third broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Nicolai Polakovs
Unknown: Nan Winton
Unknown: Lionel Hale

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC SCOTTISH CHORAL SOCIETY
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader, Peter Gibbs Conductor, NORMAN DEL MAR

Contributors

Leader: Peter Gibbs
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: MY WORD !

Christmas edition
Midland Region's popular panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
NANCY SPAIN and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LoNG LAND Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

From the Dome, Brighton in association with the County Borough of Brighton
ANONA WINN
JOY ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN
RICHARD DIMBLEBY
KENNETH HORNE in the chair Produced by C. F. MEEHAN

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Produced By: C. F. Meehan

: LET THERE BE MUSICALS

ALAN DELL arranges with records a sequence of songs from the shows
CAROUSEL, FIORELLO, Gypsy,
JUMBO, and THE PAJAMA GAME
Produced by DEREK CHINNERY

Contributors

Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: Mystery Playhouse: The Demon King

Ian Wallace and Marjorie Westbury in The Demon King by J.B. Priestley adapted for radio by Michael Hardwick and Mollie Hardwick with music composed, arranged, and conducted by Christopher Whalen.
The Boxing Day panto was going to be a flop - even for Bruddersford - but then the Demon King came on.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Signature tune for the series composed by Ron Grainer

Contributors

Writer: J. B. Priestley
Adapted by: Michael Hardwick
Adapted by: Mollie Hardwick
Music composed and conducted by: Christopher Whelen
Signature music composed by: Ron Grainer
Produced by: Charles Lefeaux
Horace Rudd: Frederick Treves
Lionel Sampson: David Valla
Kirk Ireton, the Demon King: Ian Wallace
Tom Burt: Godfrey Kenton
Jonty Webster: John Baddeley
Dulcie Farrar: Marjorie Westbury
Johnny Wingfield: George Merritt
Alice: Sheila Grant

: MID WEEK

DAVID BROWN introduces a gay and festive edition of the Wednesday magazine

Contributors

Introduces: David Brown

: LAWRENCE OF CLOUDS HILL

A study of T. E. Lawrence in his later years
Compiled from the recorded memories of seven of those who knew him:
GILBERT SPENCER
MRS. LIONEL CURTIS
David GARNETT
DR. D. R. ALTOUNYAN
ROBERT GRAVES
CAPTAIN B. H. LIDDELL HART
A. E. CHAMBERS
Script and narration by FRANCIS WATSON
Produced by MAURICE BROWN Broadcast on December 3.
1958, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Unknown: T. E. Lawrence
Unknown: Gilbert Spencer
Unknown: Mrs. Lionel Curtis
Unknown: David Garnett
Unknown: Dr. D. R. Altounyan
Unknown: Robert Graves
Unknown: Captain B. H. Liddell Hart
Unknown: A. E. Chambers
Unknown: Francis Watson
Produced By: Maurice Brown

: MARIO LANZA

JON CURLE talks about and plays some of the records made by the famous singer and film star

Contributors

Talks: Jon Curle

: THE TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN

Last of three stories by BEATRIX POTTER told by DAVID DAVIS
' This is a tale about a tail-a tail that belonged to a little red squirrel, and his name was Nutkin.'

Contributors

Stories By: Beatrix Potter
Told By: David Davis

: THE DOG NEXT DOOR

A Dog Opera in two parts
Book and lyrics by Kay Feist
and Aubrey Feist with music by Alan Paul
1: The Open Heath
Chorus of hounds, terriers, gun-dogs, lap-dogs, lurchers sung by the LINDEN SINGERS
' THE DOG NEXT DOOR ' PLAYERS Led by Billy Miller
Conducted by ALAN PAUL
Produced by JOSEPHINE PLUMMER A new production of the broadcast of October 1, 1953

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Feist
Unknown: Aubrey Feist
Music By: Alan Paul
Unknown: Billy Miller
Conducted By: Alan Paul
Produced By: Josephine Plummer
Brock: John Baddeley
Betsy: Betty Hardy
Brown Velvet ': Jane Wenham
Lady Jane: Gladys Young
Ranter: Stephen Jack
Wee Fing: Fenella Fielding
Donald: Frank Duncan
Dai: John Glyn-Jones
Bill: Norman Shelley
Fangs: Preston Lockwood
Grip: Aubrey Woods
Narrator: David Lloyd James

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas. Detatled 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

: JOYEUX NOEL

A programme of French carols given by The ROGER BLANCHARD VOCAL and INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE
Recording made available by Radiodiffusion-Television Frantaise

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Blanchard

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. North
Round 3
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , CEDRIC CLIFFE Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
North:
W. LYON BLEASE , DENIS CHAPMAN
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY Produced by PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: W. Lyon Blease
Unknown: Denis Chapman
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Patrick Harvey

: THREE MEN IN A BOAT

The Jerome K. Jerome classic adapted as a musical for radio by Hubert Gregg with Leslie Phillips
Kenneth Horne , Hubert Gregg
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company THE CLIFF ADAMS CHORUS Directed by CLIFF ADAMS
BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA Conducted by MALCOLM LOCKYER
Music and lyrics by HUBERT GREGG
Arrangements by Ray Terry Produced by MARK WHITE

Contributors

Unknown: Jerome K. Jerome
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Conducted By: Malcolm Lockyer
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Arrangements By: Ray Terry
Produced By: Mark White
J: Hubert Gregg
Montmorency: Percy Edwards
Harris: Kenneth Horne
George: Leslie Phillips
Station Master: Arthur Howard
Engine Driver: Fred Yule
Landlord: Fred Yule
The voice of River Thames: Ray Cook
The voice in the dream: John O'Neil

: THE IMPOSTORS

A series of fakes, frauds, and forgeries The Bank Clerk by Judge Gerald Sparrow
At the turn of the century no bank was more highly regarded than the Bank of Liverpool, and of its new employees none came with higher recommendations than Thomas Goudie, son of the manse, who was in charge of the ledger containing the account of R. S. Hudson, the soap millionaire. with Hugh Burden as Narrator
James Grant as Thomas Goudie Produced by DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Unknown: Judge Gerald Sparrow
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Narrator: James Grant
Produced By: David Thomson
Pinto, chief clerk: Philip Leaver
Appleton, manager: Noel Iliff
Stelling, journal clerk: Frank Partington
George Whiting: Andrew Irvine
Fay: Hilda Kriseman
Les Armstrong: Richard Steele
Styles: Anthony Jacobs
Kelly: Eric Francis
Mrs Emery: Anna Wing
The Light: John Sharp
His Shadow: Anthony Jacobs
His Shadow's Shadow: Richard Steele

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: LIVING ON A RAINBOW

' You have to have courage, you've got to have guts, it takes guts to do it.'
Music and patter by STREET ENTERTAtNERS and something about their lives
Arranged by BARRY BERMANGE Produced by DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Arranged By: Barry Bermange
Produced By: David Thomson

: THE NEWS

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Storm in the Village by ' MISS READ ' abridged by Donald Bancroft read by MARJORIE WESTBURY Thirteenth of 15 instalments

Contributors

Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Marjorie Westbury

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

GRACE WILKINSON (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Grace Wilkinson

: Closedown









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