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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Monday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Readings and carols arranged bv
THE REV. W. D. KENNEDY-BELL with the SAINT MARTIN SINGERS

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: CHRISTMAS AT THE FORGE

from Great Expectations by CHARLES DICKENS abridged by Doris MacGowan read by MICHAEL DEACON
Second of five instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Abridged By: Doris MacGowan
Read By: Michael Deacon

: THE NEWS

: ALL OF A KIND

Cribs and Cradles
A seasonable anthology of story, song, and rhyme Introduced by JACK SINGLETON

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: Mozart

Die Zufriedenheit
Das Veitchen
Im Frühlingsanfang
Ridente la calma
Warnung Abendempfindung
Das Kinderspiel
An Chloe sung by ILSE WOLF (soprano)
MARTIN ISEPP (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Ilse Wolf
Piano: Martin Isepp

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Beethoven Records of some of his choral music

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 15
Of the Father's love begotten
(BBC H.B. 57)
Isaiah 64, vv. 1-9
The Lord is King! Lift up thy voice (BBC H.B. 26)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

JACK WHITE and HIS BAND

Contributors

Unknown: Jack White

: SING US THE OLD SONGS

A programme of old favourites sung by MARY CONDON (contralto) with RUBY TAYLOR (piano)
DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ) and a chorus from the BRISTOL LIGHT OPERA CLUB
Chorus-Master, VERNON JONES Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Contralto: Mary Condon
Chorus-Master: Vernon Jones
Introduced By: Dudley Savage

: Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come To You

by M. R. James
adapted for radio by Michael and Mollie Hardwick
with Michael Hordern
'Easy enough to whistle - but there's no telling what will answer.'

Contributors

Writer: M. R. James
Adapted by: Michael Hardwick
Adapted by: Mollie Hardwick
Producer: Charles Lefeaux
Special Effects: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Mrs Spenlow: Hilda Kriseman
Professor Parkins: Michael Hordern
Brown: Earle Grey
Purdom: James Thomason
Rogers: Rolf Lefebvre
Colonel Wilson: Austin Trevor
Chambermaid: Sheila Grant
Waiter: Anthony Hall

: CONCERT HOUR

DAVID WILDE (piano)
BBC Scottish ORCHESTRA Led by Granville Casey
Conductor, NORMAN DEL MAR

Contributors

Conductor: Granville Casey
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by MARY STOCKS
THE ABBOT OF DOWNSIDE
ALAN MELVILLE
ANTONY HOPKINS
Travelling Question-Master, FREDDY GRISEWOOD
From Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset.
Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

: BE OF GOOD CHEER

A Search at Year's End
Written and narrated by STEPHEN GRENFELL
Another year has passed ... overladen perhaps with its share of hatred and disaster. Yet among these there were peaks of humanity, love, and courage. Produced by ALAN BURGESS

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Produced By: Alan Burgess

: THE LAST MUSKETEER

from Le Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas
11: The Conspiracy
Louis XIV is sending D'Artagnan on a secret mission to Belle Isle. Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Unknown: Belle Isle.

: FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS

in King's College Chapel Cambridge upon Christmas Eve
See page 26
This service Is intended to be a gift from the College to the City of Cambridge. A limited number of seats are reserved for those connected with the College and the remainder are kept for those who are prepared to queue. followed by an interlude

: BROUGHT UP IN THE COTSWOLDS

FREDDY GRISEWOOD recalls incidents and characters in conversation with PETER DUDDRIDGK

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Duddridgk

: FOR THE YOUNG CLARA CHUFF'S CHRISTMAS EVE

by HARRY HARRISON
Other parts played by Harry Carter , Ronald Short and Rosina Enright Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Harrison
Played By: Harry Carter
Played By: Ronald Short
Played By: Rosina Enright
Produced By: Michael Bowen
Pinkie: Jane Callaway
Peter: Paul Lavers
Forty-Fifty: Hedley Goodall
Clara Chuff: Ann Codrington
Sir Thomas Cat: Johnny Morris
Father Christmas: George Holloway

: OVERSEAS POSTBAG

Greetings and Christmas messages to the children of Britain recorded by boys and girls from many parts of the world.
The European greetings include messages from Belgium. Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Italy, Sweden. France, and Finland; and from further overseas come greetings from Fiji. British Guiana, Canada, Tanganyika, Solomon Islands, Japan, Mauritius, and Sierra Leone. Introduced by EVELYN WILLIAMS

Contributors

Introduced By: Evelyn Williams

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

News, comment controversy and character from town and country

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

Spin along with Roy WILLIAMSON and a bright batch of records

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Williamson

: THOSE LAZY-HAZY-CRAZY DAYS OF SUMMER

A Christmas present of summer sunshine tied up by BRIAN MATTHEW and his guests
THE DUKE OF BEDFORD
DORA BRYAN
BERNARD LEVIN
HATTIE JACQUES and EAMONN ANDREWS Programme written and produced by JOHN FENTON and DAVID CARTER

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Matthew
Unknown: Dora Bryan
Unknown: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: John Fenton
Produced By: David Carter

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by Robert IRWIN
ERNEST ELEMENT (violin)
BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Irwin
Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: 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 LONGLAND Before an invited audience at
St. Peter's Hospital, Chertsey

Contributors

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

: TIME FOR LAUGHTER

Records of humour in words and music
Introduced by BASIL BOOTHROYD of Punch

Contributors

Introduced By: Basil Boothroyd

: PEOPLE TODAY

Laurence Olivier talks to
WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS
After the triumphant launching of the National Theatre in the home of the Old Vic, Laurence Olivier looks back on his exciting life in the theatre, and forward to the working out of a dream that has become a reality.

Contributors

Talks: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan
Unknown: Laurence Olivier

: THE NEWS

: NO STRANGER HERE

Sir Learie Constantine has lived and worked in this country for more than twenty-five years-since 1962 as Trinidad and Tobago's first High Commissioner in London In this talk he describes some of the opportunities and disappointments that have come to him since he returned to Trinidad ten years ago and took up a career in politics

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Learie Constantine

: HANOVER GIRLS CHOIR

Conductor, LUDWIG RUTT
10.59 Weather forecast

Contributors

Conductor: Ludwig Rutt

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Unforgiving Wind by JOHN HARRIS abridged by Neville Teller read by DEREK HART Second of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: John Harris
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Derek Hart

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Brahms
Piano Trio in B major
The Boise TRIO
Hugh Bean (violin)
Eileen Croxford (cello)
David Parkhouse (piano) Broadcast on Nov. 15. 1982

Contributors

Violin: Hugh Bean
Piano: David Parkhouse

: Closedown









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