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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 JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: SHOPPING LIST

Food news from
GEORGE VILLIERS followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: George Villiers

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Choosing Life '
A series of talks for Lent
Speaker,
BISHOP STEPHEN BAYNE
3: Duty

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Bayne

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: SHOPPING LIST

Second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40

: THE NEWS

: NEW YORK COP

JOHN KELLY of the New York City Police Department, talks about some aspects of his job as a patrolman on the beat

Contributors

Unknown: John Kelly

: HARPSICHORD RECITAL

by MARY POTTS Recorded in Cambridge on an eighteenth-century Shudi and Broadwood harpsichord

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Potts

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

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

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 76 Fight the good fight (BBC H.B.
302)
Psalm 67
St. Luke 20, vv. 20-38
Jesu, priceless treasure (BBC
H.B. 518)

: Music While You Work

Band of the Royal Artillery (Woolwich)
Conducted by Major S. V. Hays, M.B.E. Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Major S. V. Hays

: FOR SCHOOLS BOUNCING THINGS

3: Bouncing Soundby GEORGE CORSTON Junior Science series

Contributors

Unknown: George Corston

: TIME AND TUNE

A programme of songs, music for listening, and music written by children with a choir of school children from Essex primary schools
Chorus-Master, FRANK BIRKHILL and a string ensemble under the direction of LIONEL BENTLEY
Arrangements by Raymond Humphrey and Elizabeth Poston
Introduced by JOHN CAMBURN Time and Tune series

Contributors

Chorus-Master: Frank Birkhill
Arrangements By: Raymond Humphrey
Arrangements By: Elizabeth Poston
Introduced By: John Camburn

: ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

5: Intelligence in mammals by DESMOND MORRIS General Science series

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Morris

: COUNTRY DANCING

Traditional music and songs from a square-dance party at Blandford Forum, Dorset
Singer, PAT SHAW
Caller, Nibs MATTHEWS
THE JOLLY WAGGONERS BAND led by NAN FLEMING-WILLIAMS
Master of Ceremonies, BERNARD Fishwick Produced by BRIAN PATTEN

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Fishwick
Produced By: Brian Patten

: ON YOUR FARM

Introduced by ROGER MASSEY
Automation of the Food Industry: JAMES POLLARD and JOAN PYPER discuss - some of the latest developments and the effect they will have on the quality of produce the farmers will have to supply
Farming in Egypt: JOHN TUBY talks about Egyptian agriculture and its potential
Produced by JOHN GREENSLADE

Contributors

Introduced By: Roger Massey
Unknown: James Pollard

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: DOES THE TEAM THINK?

Monday's broadcast in the Light Programme

: MID-WEEK

The Wednesday radio magazine
Introduced by DAVID BROWN

Contributors

Introduced By: David Brown

: FOR SCHOOLS THE GOOD LUCK HORSE

A Chinese child's tale taken from the Chinese book by Chih-Yi and Plato Chan
Part 2
Let's Join In series

: JULIUS CAESAR

by William Shakespeare adapted by Robert Gittings
4: The End of the Conspirators Books, Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Unknown: William Shakespeare
Adapted By: Robert Gittings

: NATURE QUIZ

Written by Nat Taylor
Nature Study series

Contributors

Written By: Nat Taylor

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Double Bill
The Man Behind the Beard by Michael Sheldon with Ronald Wilson and Austin Trevor
In a Canadian business office an accountant grows a beard and sets the machine of authority in motion.
Cast in order of speaking:

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Sheldon
Unknown: Ronald Wilson
Fred Jones: Ronald Wilson
Tom: Cec Montgomery
Jim: Anthony Hall
Joan: Julia Hand
Sally: Ann Murray
Howard: Earle Grey
Hartley: Austin Trevor

: * The Great Kopalski

by Fulton Mackay with Andrew Cruickshank and Tom Watson
An old trouper, an ambitious young performer, and a mind-reading act uncover strange emotions and strange gifts.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Sonia Sandys , Isabel Rennie and members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company Plays produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Fulton MacKay
Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank
Unknown: Tom Watson
Played By: Sonia Sandys
Played By: Isabel Rennie
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Joe: Malcolm Hayes
Kopalski: Andrew Cruickshank
Neil: Tom Watson
Landlady: Dorit Welles
Brigid: Mary O'Farrell

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Leeds Parish Church
Psalms 126 and 131 Lessons: Exodus 33; 1 Timothy 3
Versicles and Responses (Byrd) Canticles (Batten's Fourth
Service)
Anthem: The Lord is my
Shepherd (Stanford)
Hymn: Firmly, I believe and truly (A. and M. Rev. 186)
Organist, Donald Hunt

Contributors

Organist: Donald Hunt

: MY LAND AND MY PEOPLE

Memoirs of His Holiness The Dalai Lama of Tibet edited by DAVID HOWARTH abridged by EILEEN CAPEL Third of ten readings by GARY WATSON

Contributors

Unknown: Dalai Lama
Edited By: David Howarth
Abridged By: Eileen Capel
Unknown: Gary Watson

: for THE YOUNG NINE-DAY SPECIAL

Little House on the Prairie by LAURA INGALLS WILDER abridged into nine parts by Naomi Lewis read by MARY WIMBUSH 8: Indians round the house

Contributors

Unknown: Naomi Lewis
Read By: Mary Wimbush

: MISTER MIDNIGHT

A new serial thriller in six episodes written by HOWARD JONES withFrank Duncan as Doctor John Haddon
2: Kessel's Diary
Music by Alan Paul played by HAROLD SMART (organ) and ALAN PAUL (piano)
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Written By: Howard Jones
Unknown: Frank Duncan
Unknown: John Haddon
Music By: Alan Paul
Played By: Harold Smart
Played By: Alan Paul
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Sammy Winter: Keith Banks
Anna Zyssen: Prunella Scales
Mr Midnight: Heron Carvic
Sir Walter Swain: Philip Cunningham
Kessel: David Graham
Peter Wernher: Denis Goacher
Bella: Patricia Hayes
Police Inspector: Gerik Schjelderup
Clerk: David Jarrett
Stewardess: Daphne Rogers

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: In the South-East

South-East News
6.30 Time Off
A monthly series featuring amateur music-making and other arts
Music with a Beat
The electric guitars of The Moonrakers of Leytonstone
Jazz in Church
DONALD BAIN talks about his production of Murder in the Cathedral by the Little Chart Players, Kent
Filming London's Birds
STANLEY CRAMP and RAYMOND CORDERO on the amateur film made by the London Natural History Society
Music of Pure Delight
THE ORIEL SINGERS of Hitchin
Leader, OLIVE SKEIL .
Introduced by Robert Gunnell

6.57 Stock Market Report

Contributors

Talks: Donald Bain
Talks: Raymond Cordero
Leader: Olive Skeil
Introduced By: Robert Gunnell

: PIANO AT SEVEN

played by PHILIP LEVI

Contributors

Played By: Philip Levi

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

A series of five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland Round 1
London:
DENIS BROGAN , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE : Scotland
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON
JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

Unknown: Denis Brogan
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Patrick Harvey

: SHURA CHERKASSKY

piano with the BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: John Pritchard

: * The Interval MY BEDSIDE BOOKS

tC. GORDON GLOVER reveals his own staunch friends and favourites and wonders-what about yours?

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Glover

: Concert

Part 2
Before an invited audience in BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale, London
Requests for tickets should be sent to [address removed]enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

: I REMEMBER

Quentin Reynolds
LEIGH CRUTCHLEY talks to the well-known war correspondent about his life and the people he has known Produced by DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Unknown: Quentin Reynolds
Produced By: David Thomson

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: LIFE FROM THE DEAD

Four talks for Lent bv THE REV.
G. R. BEASLEY-MURRAY , Ph.D. Principal of Spurgeon's College 3: Life in Christ-the secret of the Church

Contributors

Unknown: G. R. Beasley-Murray

: THE NEWS

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Satan Bug by IAN STUART abridged by Jane Bowness read by RICHARD HURNDALL Thirteenth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Stuart
Abridged By: Jane Bowness
Read By: Richard Hurndall

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by HERBERT Downes (viola)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Britten's Cello Sonata: Thursday Invitation Concert in the Third Programme

Contributors

Viola: Herbert Downes

: Closedown









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