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Listings

: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Friday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The Questions Boys Ask
A talk by THE REV. TOM GARDINER
Chaplain of Brentwood School

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Tom Gardiner

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

: PETER SELLERS PLAYS HIMSELF

in an interview with BRIAN JOHNSTON
Part of this interview was originally broadcast in Midweek' earlier this year

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Johnston

: THE NEWS

: THE WEEKLY WORLD

What the weeklies think, illustrated from their editorials, is reviewed by Douglas BROWN ; extracts read by JOHN SNAGGE

Contributors

Reviewed By: Douglas Brown
Read By: John Snagge

: SOUTH-EAST SPECIAL

Getting Out of Town
What happens when an office or factory moves from its old-established home in London to an untried site in the country or New Town?
DEREK DINGLE talks to some of the people who have had to cope with the upheaval
Fifty Years of Music
The Croydon Philharmonic Society was formed in 1914 DAVID SQUIBB recalls some of its past and introduces music from the society's Golden Jubilee Concerts

Contributors

Talks: Derek Dingle

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Silent Night? by J. D. PYE
Institute of Laryngology and Otology, University of London Many people have heard bats squeak, and know that they use ultrasonics to find their way about. The skill with which they do this has suggested to scientists that a better understanding of how bats obtain a picture of their surroundings might be of value in providing aids for the blind. Dr. Pye talks about recording and analysing these sounds and studying the physiology of the bat's curious face and ears.
Last Tuesday's broadcast in the Third Network

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 61
Father most holy, merciful and loving (BBC H.B. 167)
Canticle 7
1 Corinthians 12, v. 27, to 13, v. 13
Ye holy angels bright (BBC
H.B. 286)
News Summary at 10.30

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

RAYMOND AGOULT
AND HIS PLAYERS

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Agoult

: RECENT RELEASES

Gramophone records including Chopin's Krakowiak and . Stravinsky's Orchestral Studies

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN invites
FRED LOADS, Bill SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent by post
Last Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

Introduced by BILL
HARTLEY Clearways and Parking: some random comparisons from both sides of the Atlantic by KEITH WILLIAMS
The Knock for Knock Agreement: the principle and practice explained by JOHN GASELEE , editor of The Insurance Record
Running an Old Car without making Enemies: MICHAEL POLLARD gives advice from his own experience
Motoring Ailments: CHARLES IAN STEWART , a Scottish physiotherapist, discusses the common ones and their treatment
Friday's broadcast in the Third Network and The Latest Road Traffic News

Contributors

Unknown: Hartley Clearways
Unknown: Keith Williams
Unknown: John Gaselee
Unknown: Michael Pollard
Unknown: Charles Ian Stewart

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities
Introduced by MARGARET JORDAN and MICHAEL SMEE
Produced by RICHARD DINGLEY

Contributors

Introduced By: Margaret Jordan
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: DOES THE TEAM THINK?

Members of the public and invited personalities put questions to
JIMMY EDWARDS
TED RAY
TOMMY TRINDER
RICHARD MURDOCH
In the chair, McDONALD HOBLEY
Guest, Joan Turner
From an idea by Jimmy Edwards
Produced by EDWARD TAYLOR
Broadcast on January 9 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Tommy Trinder
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Joan Turner
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Produced By: Edward Taylor

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Dame Edith Evans discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the gramophone records she would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Edith Evans
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Lonesome Road by Giles Cooper
' I killed her with my hands.' ' You murdered her? '
' No. I put my hands round her throat and she died ... ' with Ronald Fraser as Raven
William Eedle as Charles
Helen Shingler as Jean
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX

Contributors

Unknown: Giles Cooper
Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Helen Shingler
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux

: Room for the Family

by Vian Smith
' Fifty years ago, Bertie, I was eighteen and used to watch from the window-the dark streets and the wet pavements and the sounds of marching.'
Produced by DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Unknown: Vian Smith
Produced By: David Davis
Alice: Ann Totten
Stephen: Fraser Kerr
Sylvia: Isabel Rennie
Bertie: Peter Bartlett

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from BBC radio and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Friday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: TIME FOR LAUGHTER

Records of humour in words and music
Introduced by ROBERT ROBINSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Robinson

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

NON LIDDELL (violin)
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader, Trevor Williams
Conductor, NORMAN DEL MAR

Contributors

Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: South-East News

: Road Report

The latest news of traffic in the South-East

: SPORTS SESSION

Introduced by GERALD SINSTADT Produced by GODFREY DIXEY

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerald Sinstadt
Produced By: Godfrey Dixey

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Guest artist, HARRY DAWSON
Introduced by REX PALMER
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by ERIC ARDEN
The dances: Flirtation Two-step: Waltz; Ideal Schottisehe; Fifth figure of the Quadrilles; Tango Scintilla; Bambi Blues; Pride of Erin; Starlight Saun ter; Gay Paree
The songs: There's a long, long trail; Rose in the bud

Contributors

Artist: Harry Dawson
Introduced By: Rex Palmer
Produced By: Eric Arden
Unknown: Starlight Saun

: VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The singers
Pauline Tinsley
Harry Mossfield
The piano played by Colin Horsley
The first broadcast of Leo McKernan
Comedy from
Leslie Crowther
June Whitfield
Ronnie Barker
Drama from
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
VARIETY PLAYHOUSE ORCHESTRA Leader, John Jezard
Conducted by Vic OLIVER
Script by Carey Edwards
Bob Block and Gene Crowley
Produced by BILL GATES

Contributors

Introduced By: Vic Oliver
Singers: Pauline Tinsley
Singers: Harry Mossfield
Played By: Colin Horsley
Unknown: Leo McKernan
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Leader: John Jezard
Conducted By: Vic Oliver
Script By: Carey Edwards
Script By: Bob Block
Script By: Gene Crowley
Produced By: Bill Gates

: Saturday-Night Theatre: Rough Shoot

The novel by Geoffrey Household adapted for radio by Willoughby Gray.
With Hubert Gregg.

When Roger Taine took a warning pot-shot at a poacher's behind, little did he realise this impulsive action was to involve him with a fantastic spy ring and in a hilarious hue and cry!

Contributors

Author: Geoffrey Household
Adaptor: Willoughby Gray
Producer: Norman Wright
Roger Taine: Hubert Gregg
Cecily Taine: Mary Wimbush
Robert Heyne-Hassingham: Felix Felton
Colonel Francis Hiart: Norman Claridge
Mr Blossom: John Ruddock
General Peter Sandorski: Jeffrey Segal
Lex: Eric Anderson
Pink: Frederick Treves
Buff: Stephen Thorne
Blue: Alan Haines
Inspector Lawrence: Wilfrid Carter
Edward Bear: Garard Green
Jimmy Collins: Glyn Dearman
Inspector Haldon: John Boxer
Major Roland: Philip Morant
News Reader: Ronald Fletcher
Other Parts: Members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

News and views on books from EDWIN BROCK
JOANNA RICHARDSON
BERNARD KRIKLER on V. S. Naipaul
LEONARD WOOLF interviewed by RALEIGH TREVEL YAN on the third volume of his autobiography
Beginning Again and Naomi LEWIS on John Clare
Introduced by Robin HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown: Edwin Brock
Unknown: Joanna Richardson
Unknown: Bernard Krikler
Unknown: S. Naipaul
Unknown: Leonard Woolf
Interviewed By: Raleigh Trevel
Unknown: Naomi Lewis
Unknown: John Clare
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening prayers
Led by THE REV. W. D. KENNEDY-BELL

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell

: NEWS SUMMARY

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

WILLIAM BENNETT (flute) - JANET CRAXTON (oboe)
THE OROMONTE STRING TRIO Perry Hart (violin)
Margaret Major (viola) Bruno Schrecker (cello)
First of three fortnightly programmes to include chamber music by Mozart
June 6: Divertimento in F major (K.247)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Flute: William Bennett
Oboe: Janet Craxton
Violin: Perry Hart
Viola: Margaret Major
Cello: Bruno Schrecker

: 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.

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