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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 TIM GUDGIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: SHOPPING LIST

Food news from Louise DAVIES followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Davies

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

May Day
Talks by THE REV. R. E. TURNER
3: Saintliness

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. E. Turner

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: SHOPPING LIST

Second hearing of the broadcast at 7.40

: THE NEWS

: MATTER FOR A MAY MORNING

PETER KENNEDY introduces some recordings of seasonal music, rites, and rituals Produced by LESLIE PEROWNE

Contributors

Introduces: Peter Kennedy
Produced By: Leslie Perowne

: SCHUBERT

ILSE WOLF (soprano)
MARTIN Isepp (piano)
Geheimnis; Liebeslauschen; Abendrothe: Der Schiffer (Schlegel); Florio; Liebe schwarmt auf alien Wegen; Als ich sie errothen sah Broadcast on February 23 in the Third Programme

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 2 by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by VERA GRAY

: DAILY SERVICE

Feast of St. Philip and St. James
New Every Morning, page 87
0 God of earth and altar (BBC
H.B. 394)
Psalm 119. vv. 33-40 St. John 14, vv. L-14
Thy kingdom come! On bended knee (BBC H.B. 28)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

BAND OF THE
ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT
Bandmaster, D. E. PRYCE

Contributors

Unknown: D. E. Pryce

: FOR SCHOOLS IN THE PLAYGROUND

1: Why do things move? by HARRY ARMSTRONG Junior Science series

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Armstrong

: TIME AND TUNE

Songs to be sung, music to be heard, and notation games to be played
Written by William Murphy Introduced by JOHN CAMBURN

Contributors

Written By: William Murphy
Introduced By: John Camburn

: LIGHT

1: What is light?
Written by Colin A. Ronan General Science series

: CRICKET

Worcestershire v.
West Indies
First day Report by REX ALSTON
From the County Cricket Ground, Worcester

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston

: COUNTRY DANCING

Traditional music and song from a dance-party to cele-' brate May Day at Padstow, Cornwall
Singer. PAT SHAW
Caller, NIBS MATTHEWS
The GREENSLEEVES BAND Leader. DENNIS DARKE
Master of Ceremonies, BERNARD FISHWICK f Produced by BRIAN PATTEN

Contributors

Leader: Dennis Darke
Unknown: Bernard Fishwick
Produced By: Brian Patten

: ON YOUR FARM

Introduced by JOHN GREENSLADE
Market Day
As long ago as 1252 farmers around the old market town of Hailsham in Sussex met in the main street on Wednesdays to sell their produce and to discuss their problems. This continued until 1868 when the present market was established and weekly sales of fat and store cattle, calves, sheep, pigs, poultry, and other farm and market garden produce were conducted by auction.
In this programme direct from Hailsham Cattle Market JOHN GREENSLADE and BRYAN PLATT talk to auctioneers, sellers, and buyers about the trade and other current farming topics

Contributors

Introduced By: John Greenslade
Unknown: John Greenslade
Unknown: Bryan Platt

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: MY WORD!

Tuesday's broadcast

: MIDWEEK

The Wednesday radio magazine
Introduced by DAVID BROWN

Contributors

Introduced By: David Brown

: FOR SCHOOLS TWO RUSSIAN FABLES

dramatised for broadcasting
' The Boastful Hare ' and 'The Little Cock with the Golden Comb ' from the collection by Alexei Tolstoi
Let's Join In series

Contributors

Unknown: Alexei Tolstoi

: D. H. LAWRENCE

Poems about People
ROBERT GITTINGS introduces
' The Collier's Wife '
'City-Life'; 'Reading a Letter'
Reader, BARRY FOSTER Books. Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Introduces: Robert Gittings
Reader: Barry Foster

: SWANS

Written by Christine Dudley Nature Study series

Contributors

Written By: Christine Dudley

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Honeysuckle House by Joan O'Connor and Cecily Finn
Myrtle Purvis attempts to reconcile two irascible, elderly guests at her mother-in-law's hotel. Her plans succeed unexpectedly. Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Joan O'Connor
Unknown: Cecily Finn
Unknown: Myrtle Purvis
Produced By: John Tydeman
Charles Purvis: Tony Hall
Myrtle Purvis: Dorit Welles
Lottie Purvis: Dorothy Baird
Mr Willows: Geoffrey Wincott
Mrs Murgatroyd: Grace Allardyce
Cassie: Barbara Mitchell

: CRICKET

Worcestershire v.
West Indies
Commentary by REX ALSTON and Roy LAWRENCE

Contributors

Commentary By: Rex Alston
Commentary By: Roy Lawrence

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from St. Columb's Cathedral, Londonderry
Introduction
Preces and Responses (Tallis) Psalms 6, 7, and 8 Lessons: Exodus 33. vv. 17-23;
St. John 6, vv. 1-14
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Nicholson in D flat)
Anthem: Lo round the throne of God (Ley)
Captains of the saintly band
(I.C.H. 196)
Organist and Choirmaster, Michael Franklin

Contributors

Choirmaster: Michael Franklin

: MY LAND AND MY PEOPLE

Memoirs of His Holiness The Dalai Lama of Tibet edited by DAVID HOWARTH Eighth of ten readings by GARY WATSON

Contributors

Unknown: Dalai Lama
Edited By: David Howarth
Unknown: Gary Watson

: FOR THE YOUNG Z WAS A ZEBRA

Favourite zoos revisited 1: The Children's Zoo
Regent's Park, London
Your guides are
DESMOND MORRIS , TONY PRESTON and DAVID LLOYD JAMES

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Tony Preston
Unknown: David Lloyd James

: A SINGULAR BIRD

An extravaganza for radio by DEREK WELLMAN
' I only wanted to make you a small eift before I pass on ... this bird! '
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Wellman
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Henry Wimbol: Wilfred Babbage
Uncle Jabez: Edgar Norfolk
Charles Williams: Martin Starkie
Commander Ballpin: Eric Anderson
Miss Davington: Dorothy Black
Inspector: Gabriel Woolf
Customer: Mary Chester
Interviewer: Antony Bilbow
Executive: Derek Prentice
Minister: Stephen Jack
Geoffrey Bostock: Charles Hodgson
Narrator: David Davis

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

South-East News

: Let the People Sing

The fifth of eight programmes in a weekly contest between amateur choirs from the'South-East region
Mixed Choirs
TREVOR OWEN SINGERS HESTON AND ISLEWORTH
Conductor, WILLIAM CLIFFORD
GUILDFORD CHOIR
Conductor,John Alldis
Youth Choirs
Central FOUNDATION GIRLS SCHOOL CHOIR
Conductor, Joyce Scowen KING
LONDON CO-OPERATIVE CENTRAL GIRLS CHOIR
Conductor, MALCOLM CRAPP
Introduced by JOHN HORDAY Produced by ANDREW GOLD The Choirs are recorded

Contributors

Singers: Trevor Owen
Conductor: William Clifford
Conductor: John Alldis
Conductor: Malcolm Crapp
Introduced By: John Horday
Produced By: Andrew Gold

: PIANO AT SEVEN

played by ALASDAIR GRAHAM

Contributors

Played By: Alasdair Graham

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN, JOY
ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, RICHARD DIMBLEBY
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Tom RONALD

Contributors

Unknown: Adamson Jack
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

Sir Learie Constantine
His Excellency
The High Commissioner for Trinidad and Tobago talks to
REX ALSTON and DOUGLAS BROWN
' I wanted to be a lawyer ... after ten years in a solicitor's office at home you're entitled to free articles..... I worked for five, but I was almost starving and I gave it up.....'

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Learie Constantine
Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Douglas Brown

: THE MUSICIAN'S EYE

Gramophone records of music inspired by paintings

: ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

Annual Dinner
Her Majesty's Ministers proposed by THE PRESIDENT Sir Charles Wheeler K.C.V.O. . CB.E.
Reply by The Rt. Hon. R. A. Butler C.H., M.P.
First Secretary of State
The A rmed Forces of the Crown proposed by THE PRESIDENT
Reply by Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein K.G. , G.C.B., D.S.O.
The Guests proposed by THE PRESIDENT
Reply by Lord David Cecil , C.H. who also proposes
The Royal Academy of Arts
Reply by THE PRESIDENT
Scene described by ROBERT HUDSON
From the Royal Academy of Arts, London

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Charles Wheeler K.C.V.O.
Unknown: Rt. Hon. R. A. Butler
Unknown: Viscount Montgomery
Unknown: Alamein K.G.
Unknown: Lord David Cecil

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: MUSIC FOR A WHILE

RUGGIERO Ricci (violin) with BROOKS SMITH (piano) plays music by Kreister on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Ruggiero Ricci
Piano: Brooks Smith

: THE NEWS

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Edwardians by V. SACKVILLE-WEST abridged by Eve Howland read by JUNE TOBIN Eighth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: V. Sackville-West
Abridged By: Eve Howland
Read By: June Tobin

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

BBC CHORUS
Conductor, PETER GELLHORN

Contributors

Conductor: Peter Gellhorn

: Closedown









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