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: FARM BULLETIN

f News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

1 Thursday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JIM VOWDEN

Contributors

Introduced By: Jim Vowden

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The Present Kingdom
Talks by THE REV. DR. MALDWYN EDWARDS
5: The Kingdom's Legacy is already ours

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: FOR SCHOOLS AN ACT OF WORSHIP

Introductory Music
9.8 THE SERVICE
Hark the glad sound (Tune,
Bristol)
Interlude: In preparation for
Christmas
The Prayer of Dedication
Once in royal David's city
(Tune, Irby)
Previously broadcast on Wednesday in the Third Network

: RECITAL

MARGARET DUCKWORTH
(contralto)
MAURICE AITCHISON (piano)

Contributors

Contralto: Margaret Duckworth
Piano: Maurice Aitchison

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 2, by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 1
Wake, O wake, for night is flying (BBC H.B. 40)
Psalm 3
Revelation 3, vv. 14-22
Lord of our life, and God of our salvation (BBC H.B. 179)

: FOR SCHOOLS DIE FAMILIE SCHWARZ

Weihnachten
Written by Hilde-Maria Kraus Intermediate German series

Contributors

Written By: Hilde-Maria Kraus

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS HOW THINGS BEGAN

12: The last million years Written by Henry Marshall
Observer sequence by Honor Wyatt

Contributors

Written By: Henry Marshall

: CONVERSATION ABOUT CHRISTMAS

A radio dialogue by Dylan Thomas about the sounds and delights of Christmas Listening and Writing series

Contributors

Dialogue By: Dylan Thomas

: TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS

Current Affairs

: LISTEN AWHILE

Memories of days past and occasions great and small Introduced by ROBERT GUNNELL

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Gunnell

: ANY ANSWERS?

A radio correspondence column Thursday's broadcast in the Light Programme

: Announcements

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from BBC sound and television Introduced by JOHN ELLISON

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Introduced By: John Ellison

: FOR SCHOOLS A HOLIDAY IN SPAIN

written and narrated by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE
Travel Talks series

Contributors

Unknown: John Stockbridge

: WHO AM I?

6: Why am I here?
The last of a series of programmes illustrating some of the problems of adolescence Written by Christine Dudley The Bible and Life series

Contributors

Written By: Christine Dudley

: STORIES AND SONGS OF THE SEA

including
' St. Brendan and the Fishes ' and ' The Diver ' by Ian Serraillier ' The Sea ' and 'Grim and Gloomy' by James Reeves
' The Forsaken Merman by Matthew Arnold
Stories and Rhymes series

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Serraillier
Unknown: James Reeves
Unknown: Forsaken Merman

: MELODY ON STRINGS

LONDON STUDIO STRINGS
Leader. Reginald Leopold
Conducted by REGINALD KILBEY

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: TIME FOR LAUGHTER

Records of humour in words and music
Introduced by BASIL BOOTHROYD of Punch Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: Basil Boothroyd

: NORTHERN PROMENADE CONCERT

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by MEREDITH DAVIES A concert given at lunchtime today before an audience In the Town Hall, Manchester, by courtesy of the Manchester Corporation.

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Meredith Davies

: FOR THE YOUNG ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG

A dialogue story written by JOHN D. STEWART ' The Great Fog ' Introduced by CICELY MATHEWS

Contributors

Written By: John D. Stewart
Introduced By: Cicely Mathews

: THE WEIRDSTONE OF BRISINGAMEN

The book by ALAN GARNER adapted for broadcasting in six parts by NAN MACDONALD 5: The Eyes of the Morlhbrood Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Book By: Alan Garner
Unknown: Nan MacDonald
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Colin: John Thornley
Susan: Margaret Dew
Gowther Mossock: Tom Harrison
Selina Place: Alison Bayley
Fenodyree: Brian Trueman
Durathror: Ronald Harvi
Sam Harlbutt: Frank Poynter
Harry Wardle: Geoffrey Banks
Narrator: George Hagan

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

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

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

y THE NOVELAIRS
Directed by EDWARD RUBACH

Contributors

Directed By: Edward Rubach

: LA TRAVIATA

Scenes from Verdi's opera with VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES as Violetta CARLO DEL MONTE as Alfredo MARIO SERENI as Giorgio Germont and the ORCHESTRA OF the OPERA HOUSE, Rome
Conducted by TULLIO SERAFIN on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Tullio Serafin

: NEW NAMES MAKING NEWS

ALAN COREN of Punch
TRICIA HAYNES author of Soup and Sentiment
MARTIN TICKNER
West End General Manager
ROBERT GAVRON printing executive Introduced by WILFRED DE'ATH

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Tricia Haynes
Unknown: Robert Gavron
Introduced By: Wilfred De'Ath

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Thomas Magyar (violin)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Gerald Jarvis
Conductor,
Constantin Silvestri
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Gerald Jarvis
Conductor: Constantin Silvestri

: * The Interval THE STONE MAN

† CHARLES CAUSLEY talks about the Cornish sculptor
NEVILLE NORTHEY BURNARD who was born at Altarnun on Bodmin Moor in 1818, and after a distinguished London career, died destitute in Redruth workhouse in 1878, and was buried in a pauper's grave

Contributors

Talks: Charles Causley
Unknown: Neville Northey Burnard

: * Concert

Part 2

: CHANNEL TUNNEL

Written and narrated by RENÉ CUTFORTH
An enquiry into the history, the constructional difficulties. and the probable effects, with a glance at the public attitude on either side of the Channel
Produced by FRANCIS DILLON Broadcast on October 4

Contributors

Produced By: Francis Dillon

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: JOHN BLOW

A recital of his songs and keyboard music
WILLIAM BROWN (counter-tenor)
GEORGE MILES (harpsichord)
A Bolder Touch (The Ode for
St. Cecilia's Feast)
Ground in C fa ut
And art thou grieved

Contributors

Unknown: William Brown

: AS OTHERS SEE US

A journalist from abroad takes a look at Great Britain this week

: THE NEWS

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Mother's Bedside Book-Father's, too
Nine readings from an anthology edited by ERIC DUTHIE
9: Mrs. Wrench by BEVERLEY NICHOLS read by RICHARD HURNDALL -
Richard Hurndall is in The Masters ' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London

Contributors

Edited By: Eric Duthie
Unknown: Beverley Nichols
Read By: Richard Hurndall
Read By: Richard Hurndall

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by JOHN BARSTOW (piano)

Contributors

Piano: John Barstow

: Closedown









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