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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, C. A. Joyce

Contributors

Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: SEVEN O'CLOCK

The News

: Today

The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Bible reading and comment on last week's theme
' Religion in the Space Age' by THE REV. ERNEST SANGSTER Chaplain to St. Andrews University

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Ernest Sangster

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: EIGHT O'CLOCK

The News

: Today

Second edition

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Recordings from the past and the present
DEREK PARKER recalls memories of scenes and events that were
Before My Time Produced by ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Parker
Produced By: Rosemary Hart

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS Sunday's broadcast in the Third Network followed by an interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS THE WORLD OF WORK

Jobs in a Factory
Introduced by KENNETH GRENVILLE MYER

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Grenville

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 1
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God
Almighty (BBC H.B. 169)
Psalm 99
Genesis 21, vv. 1-7
God moves in a mysterious way (BBC H.B. 8)

: FOR SCHOOLS UN SALON AU 17e SIECLE

Written by Odette Lhenry French for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Written By: Odette Lhenry

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS SINGING TOGETHER

by WILLIAM APPLEBY
Fum! Fum! Fum! Born in a manger
Unto us is born a son

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby

: WRITERS ON THEMSELVES

8: TED HUGHES
The Rock Broadcast on September 11

Contributors

Unknown: Ted Hughes

: FOR SCHOOLS MAKING A HIT RECORD

In the first of two broadcasts STEVE RACE takes a look at the Pop Music industry Orchestral Concerts series

: CONCERT HOUR

tBBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by ARWEL HUGHES

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: BRITISH LEGION'S HAIG FUND

A talk by HARRY SECOMBE on the work of the Fund

Contributors

Talk By: Harry Secombe

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Joan Bennett actress and Hollywood star discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recordedprogramme the eight records she would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Joan Bennett is in ' Never Too Late ' at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Bennett
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman
Produced By: Joan Bennett

: THE STORYTELLER

Jo MANNING WILSON reads
Sea Wash by BARBARA BRUCE-WATT
' We always called it Halcyon— partly because I was born there, and partly because Halcyon is my name ... ' Series arranged by Cynthia Pughe

Contributors

Unknown: Jo Manning Wilson
Unknown: Barbara Bruce-Watt
Arranged By: Cynthia Pughe

: FOR SCHOOLS PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

The Things on the Roman Wall by GIBSON SYKES
Last of three programmes about Hadrian's Wall

Contributors

Unknown: Gibson Sykes

: MUSIC BOX

† by GORDONREYNOLDS

: PROSE AND VERSE

Bel and the Dragon from the Apocrypha -

: MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND MIME

by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Harris

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Company in Meeting at Night
A comedy by James Bridie Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Comedy By: James Bridie

: INDIAN SUMMER

For retired and older people and for those concerned for their welfare Your Teeth, with more about the National Health Service: by THE DENTIST The Riches of Retirement:
ANNIE Cousins
Famous Conductors I Have Known: 3: Sir John Barbirolli , by C. B. REES
Cancer Overcome: a personal testimony, by VIVIAN BIRD
Introduced by SAM POLLOCK

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: C. B. Rees
Introduced By: Sam Pollock

: For the Young: Polly and Oliver on Guard

A serial play in six episodes by David Scott Daniell
6: The Battle of Dead Man's Cove

Contributors

Writer: David Scott Daniell
Producer: Peggy Bacon
Polly Trott: Mary Chester
Drummer Oliver Crowe: Nigel Anthony
Sergeant Trott: Jack Holloway
Private Pilchard: Michael Shaw
Ensign Boseawen: David Spenser
Mr Freeth: Ronald Baddiley
Le Vicomte de Salvi: Keith Banks
Mrs Blowgun: Olive Pendleton
Lady Clara Pole: Nan Marriott Watson
Widow Parsiloe: Aileen Mills
Martin Chubb: Owen Berry
Claudine de Fronzac: June Spencer
Captain Fairclough: Philip Cunningham

: YOUNG WOMAN

Autumn Fashion and Beauty Edition
Introduced by ROSEMARY HORSTMANN
Button Up Your Overcoat: JEAN ROOK on winter coats
Bools, Boots: IAN STRACHAN listens askance to the thunder of feminine footsteps
Pretty Feet: How to lose them, how to keep them
Beauty, the Hard Way: DAPHNE WHITTINGHAMlooks at some cosmetic recipes of yesterday One Foot on the Ladder: A trainee buyer in the fashion business
Some of the items are recorded

Contributors

Introduced By: Rosemary Horstmann
Unknown: Jean Rook
Unknown: Ian Strachan

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

News, comment, controversy, and character from town and country

: MUSICON THE MOVE

Scottish Dance Music played by the BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY
ORCHESTRA
Leader. Dennis McConnell
Conductor, JACK LEON with ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)

Contributors

Leader: Dennis McConnell
Conductor: Jack Leon
Accordion: Archie Duncan

: MEN OF BRASS

featuring The National Champions
C.W.S. (MANCHESTER) BAND Conductor, ALEX MORTIMER

Contributors

Conductor: Alex Mortimer

: FOR YOUR DELIGHT

VILEM TAUSKY conducts the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins with PATRICIA KERN (mezzo-soprano)
PETER ELEMENT (piano)
THE JOHN MCCARTHY SINGERS Produced by ALAN ABBOTT
The programme includes:

Contributors

Leader: Arthur Leavins
Mezzo-Soprano: Patricia Kern
Piano: Peter Element
Singers: John McCarthy
Produced By: Alan Abbott

: GENEVAN FALL

A play for radio by Brian Miller with Michael Hordern and Michael Gwynn Geneva, 1553: John Calvin , the religious reformer, has instituted a reign of puritanical terror. But he, too. is a victim of his own power and his ignorance about himself.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by membersof the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by WILLIAM GLEN-DOEPEL

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Miller
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Michael Gwynn
Unknown: John Calvin
Produced By: William Glen-Doepel
John Calvin: Michael Horvern
Nicholas Fontaine: Peter Bartlett
Sebastian Castellio: Geoffrey Matthews
William Farel: Ralph Truman
Vandel: George Merritt
Hortense: Moira Mannion
Ami Perrin: Peter Bathurst
Philippe Berthelier: Michael Goldie
Claude Darlod: Earle Grey
Printer: Gordon Faith
Michael Servetus: Michael Gwynn
Cardinal de Tournon: Heron Carvic
Pierre Ory, Grand Inquisitor: Kenneth Hyde
Amade Poupin: John Boxer

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: Friends and Contemporaries

Richard Church introduces a selection of the recorded voices of his acquaintance including:
Vita Sackville-West
John Hilton
Walter de La Mare
W. H. Davies
Dylan Thomas
James Stephens
W. B. Yeats from the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by Harold Rogers Postponed from October 22

Contributors

Presenter: Richard Church
Producer: Harold Rogers

: THE NEWS

: A Book at Bedtime: David Copperfield and Steerforth: 1

from "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens abridged by Donald Bancroft read by Gary Watson.
First of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Author: Charles Dickens
Abridged by: Donald Bancroft
Reader: Gary Watson

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Mozart
String Quartet in F major
(K.590) played by THE QUATUOR
HAYDN Georges Maes (violin) Louis Hertogh (violin) Louis Logie (viola)
Rene Pousseele (cello) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Haydn Georges Maes
Violin: Louis Hertogh
Viola: Louis Logie
Cello: Rene Pousseele

: Closedown









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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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