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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: 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

From the ridiculous to the sublime
Talks by Robin DENNISTON
2: God is patience

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Denniston

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: IT TAKES ALL SORTS

Domestic Servant
MARGARET POWELL talks to LEIGH CRUTCHLEY about her life ' in service ' and the changes she has seen during forty years spent in and out of other people's houses

Contributors

Talks: Margaret Powell

: ENGLISH SONGS

sung by HAZEL SCHMID (soprano)
RAYMOND FISCHER (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Hazel Schmid
Piano: Raymond Fischer

: FOR SCHOOLS OVER TO YOU

A programme of talk, questions. sounds, and stories
Today's subject: One of the family
Speaker, Roy WATERS

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 90
Jesu. lover of my soul (BBC
H.B. 145)
Psalm 121
St. Matthew 19, vv. 23-30
Father, hear the prayer we offer (BBC H.B. 352)

: FOR SCHOOLS LA FETE AU VILLAGE

Présenté par
Richard et Catherine
Written by Odette Lhenry
Early Stages in French series

Contributors

Written By: Odette Lhenry

: LES LAURENT, FIERS DIJONNAIS

Written by Paule-Aline Dent
JAN ROSOL singing with his guitar
Intermediate French series

Contributors

Written By: Paule-Aline Dent
Written By: Jan Rosol

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

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

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: THE STORYTELLER

BERNARD CRIBBINS reads
The Woollen Bank Forgeries by KEITH WATERHOUSE
Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Cribbins

: For Schools: Anger - Sacred or Profane?

"The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner" by Alan Sillitoe, adapted by Zoe Bailey
The Sixth Form series: The Christian Religion and Its Philosophy

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Sillitoe
Adapted By: Zoe Bailey

: CONCERT HOUR

TOMMY REILLY (harmonica)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader. Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY
A concert given in the Commonwealth Institute Theatre. Kensington

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Reilly

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by MARY STOCKS
WILLIAM HARDCASTLE DANIEL AWDRY, M.P. DONALD SOPER
Travelling Question-Master, FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by Michael Bowen
From the Village Hall,
Bishop's Lydeard, Somerset
Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: William Hardcastle
Unknown: M.P. Donald Soper
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: FOR SCHOOLS CORTES MEETS MONTEZUMA, EMPEROR OF MEXICO (1519)

Written by Rhoda Power
Stories from World History series

Contributors

Written By: Rhoda Power

: BATTLE OF WORCESTER

In 1651 a Royalist army from Scotland penetrated as far south as Worcester, where it was trapped and destroyed by Cromwell.
A description of the battle and the escape of Charles Stuart
Written by Margaret J. Miller
History Work Units series
This series is illustrated in 'Cromwell.' a BBC Schools pamphlet, which is available, price Is... from BBC Publications [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Stuart
Written By: Margaret J. Miller

: MUSIC FROM AMERICA

Second of two talks by JOHN HOSIER on Aaron Copland 's ballet suite: Billy the Kid f Adventures in Music series

Contributors

Unknown: John Hosier
Unknown: Aaron Copland

: THE EUSTACE DIAMONDS

by Anthony Trollope adapted for broadcasting in twelve episodes by R. OLDFIELD BOX
Episode 6
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: R. Oldfield

: L.P. PARADE

A sound guide to the latest long-playing records of popular music
Introduced by KEN SYKORA .

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: HALF A WORLD TO HOME

An account by THERESE DENNY of her journey home from England to Australia
3: Fiji

Contributors

Unknown: Therese Denny

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all. but with older listeners specially in mind including:
Your Letters
Time to Reflect:
MRS. RUTH GUNSTONE talks about life-lines
† Community Care in St. Pan-eras: JAMESON CLARK meets some good neighbours
Music by THE HARLEQUINS
Introduced by GEOFFREY EARLE

Contributors

Talks: Mrs. Ruth Gunstone
Unknown: Jameson Clark
Introduced By: Geoffrey Earle

: SHIPS AND THE SEA

A programme about ships. old and new, sailors and shipping men. and the sea which is their life
Introduced by SIR IVAN THOMPSON
Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Introduced By: Sir Ivan Thompson
Produced By: Herbert Smith

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

News, comment controversy and character from town and country

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

played for you this evening by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, JACK COLES

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Jack Coles

: COMPASS

A series of programmes in which professional collectors of music for the BBC Sound Archives describe their adventures and introduce some of their recordings
The Jungle
STEWART WAVELL was born and has lived in Malaya for many years. Today he talks about some of the sounds and music he found in the Malay Peninsula
Produced by DENYS GUEROULT

Contributors

Unknown: Stewart Wavell
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by JOHN LADE
TREVOR WILLIAMS (violin) JOHN MCINULTY (cello) VALERIE TAYLOR (oboe)
BARRY MORRIS (bassoon)
BBC Scottish ORCHESTRA Led by Granville Casey
Conductor, NORMAN DEL MAR
Overture:
Before an invited audience in the BBC studios, Glasgow

Contributors

Introduced By: John Lade
Violin: Trevor Williams
Cello: John McInulty
Oboe: Valerie Taylor
Bassoon: Barry Morris
Conductor: Granville Casey
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: YOUNG MUSICIANS IN BRITAIN TODAY

An investigation into the situation of young musicians today
Compiled and introduced by CHRISTOPHER NUPEN
Produced by CHRISTOPHER SYKES

Contributors

Introduced By: Christopher Nupen
Produced By: Christopher Sykes

: THUS I REFUTE BEELZY

by John Collier adapted for radio by MICHAEL and MOLLIE HARDWICK in the series Mystery Playhouse with Andrew Cruickshank
'He said he wouldn'let anyone hurt me. He said he'd come like a lion with wings on, and eat them up.'
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX

Contributors

Unknown: John Collier
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Hilda: Gudrun Ure
Betty: Shirley Cooklin
Small Simon: Carlo Cura
Simon: Andrew Cruickshank

: CONFERENCE

meets most weeks and brings :eading figures to the Conference table for the discussion of current issues

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: SPRING SONG

Second of four programmes of seasonal verse
DENIS GOACHER reads from The Seasons by JAMES Thomson
Programme arranged by Rayner Heppenstall

Contributors

Unknown: Denis Goacher
Arranged By: Rayner Heppenstall

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Lonely Life
The autobiography of BETTE DAVIS adapted for broadcasting read by MARY WIMBUSH
Twelfth of fifteen Instalments
Broadcast in October 1963

Contributors

Unknown: Bette Davis
Read By: Mary Wimbush

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by FREDERICK GRINKE (violin)
JOSEPH WEINGARTEN (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Frederick Grinke
Piano: Joseph Weingarten

: 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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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