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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Tuesday'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

We live and learn
Teaching religion in a Secondary Modern School
Talks by MRS. HESTER OLIVER
3: Who d'you think you are?

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Hester Oliver

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: NEIL MUNRO'S FIRTH OF CLYDE

† by IAN S. MUNRO
A century ago this week Neil Munro was born by the side of Loch Fyne , that long arm of the sea off the Clyde estuary. This was the setting both for his historical novels and for his humorous sketches.
Ian Munro (no relation) compares the scene today with Neil Munro 's description of it.

Contributors

Unknown: Ian S. Munro
Unknown: Neil Munro
Unknown: Loch Fyne
Unknown: Ian Munro
Unknown: Neil Munro

: MUSIC OF MANY LANDS

Austria and Germany
JAMES ATKINS (bass-baritone) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
GEORGINA SMITH (piano)

Contributors

Bass-Baritone: James Atkins
Piano: Paul Hamburger
Piano: Georgina Smith

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 2, by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
Repeated Friday at 9.55 a.m.

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 93
Love of the Father, Love of God the Son (BBC H.B. 522)
Psalm 100
Acts 15, vv. 1-11
Pray that Jerusalem may have
(BBC H.B. 472)

: THE NOVEL TODAY

A series of illustrated talks on some of the outstanding novels of recent years
6: BERNARD BERGONZI on EVELYN WAUGH 'S army trilogy The Sword of Honour
Readings by DENIS MCCARTHY
Produced by ROGER OWEN
Broadcast on February 6 in the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Denis McCarthy
Produced By: Roger Owen

: FOR SCHOOLS LOOKING AT NATURE

1: Investigating the soil by HARRY ARMSTRONG
Junior Science series

: TIME AND TUNE

Written by Jenyth Worsley
Introduced by JOHN CAMBURN

Contributors

Written By: Jenyth Worsley
Introduced By: John Camburn

: THE MODERN WORLD

Current Affairs

: COUNTRY DANCING

Traditional music and songs from a square dance party at Landscove, Devon
Singer, PAT SHAW
Caller. NIBS MATTHEWS
THE GREENSLEEVES BAND Led by DENNIS DARKE
Master of Ceremonies, BERNARD FISHWICK
Produced by BRIAN PATTEN
Nibs Matthews broadcasts by permission of the English Folk Dance and Sons Society

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Darke
Unknown: Bernard Fishwick
Produced By: Brian Patten
Produced By: Nibs Matthews

: ON YOUR FARM

Introduced by JOHN GREENSLADE Show Time
JOHN GREENSLADE reports on one of the largest one-day shows in the country, at Heathfield in Sussex
Consuming Interest: Vegetables What do most housewives mean by top quality vegetables: are farmers producing what is wanted? JOAN PYPER analyses recent correspondence and talks to growers and marketing consultants

Contributors

Introduced By: John Greenslade
Unknown: John Greenslade

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: MANY A SLIP

'twixt
ISOBEL BARNETT
ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH LANCE PERCIVAL with some tune-twisters from STEVE RACE
In the chair, Roy PLOMLEY
Tuesday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Lance Percival

: MIDWEEK

The Wednesday radio magazine
Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Martin

: FOR SCHOOLS FARMER GRIGGS'S BOGGART

A story about a farmer and a mischievous boggart by HOWARD PYLE Let's Join In series

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Pyle

: WHAT IT IS TO BE YOUNG

Third of six programmes telling the story of adolescence, in poems of all periods, with linking narration. The r-oems are presented in a number of ways: sometimes they are dramatised; sometimes they are set to music.
The programme includes poetry by Julian Mitchell , Ezra Pound , Dylan Thomas , and W. B. Yeats , one of the psalms, and an extract from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer , translated by Neville Coghill
Those taking part:
JOHN RYE , ROBIN PARKINSON GARY WATSON , HUGH DAVID and HILDA SCHRODER
Special jazz settings composed by SANDY BROWN
Devised and introduced by LEO AYLEN
Books, Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Mitchell
Unknown: Ezra Pound
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Unknown: Geoffrey Chaucer
Translated By: Neville Coghill
Unknown: John Rye
Unknown: Robin Parkinson
Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: Hugh David
Unknown: Hilda Schroder
Composed By: Sandy Brown
Introduced By: Leo Aylen

: THE OAK AND ITS INHABITANTS

Written by Christine Dudley
Nature Study series

Contributors

Written By: Christine Dudley

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

A Child in the House by Janet McNeill
With her mother in hospital and her father unaccountably away Elisabeth is sent from her happy-go-lucky home to an unknown uncle and aunt in Belfast. She cannot understand why she has not heard of them until now.
Produced by RONALD MASON
Broadcast on October 31, 1961, in the Northern Ireland Home Service

Contributors

Unknown: Janet McNeill
Produced By: Ronald Mason
Henry Acheson: Hugh Montgomery
Maud Acheson: Margaret D'Arcy
Hugh Lorimer: Alan Reynolds
Elisabeth Lorimer: Frances Jeater
Mrs MeNally: Grace Bircher
Cassie: May Diver
Inspector Taylor: Charles Witherspoon
Policeman: Jim McCullough

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from the Cathedral Church of Christ, Canterbury
Versicles and Responses (
Alan Ridout )
Psalm 18
Lessons: Ezekiel 27, vv. 1-9:
25-36: 1 John 3
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Francis Jackson in G)
Anthem: Lord, I call upon
Thee (E. C. Bairstow )
Hymn: Hark my soul Organist, Allan Wicks
Sub-Organist, Gwilym Isaac

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Ridout
Unknown: Francis Jackson
Unknown: C. Bairstow
Organist: Allan Wicks
Unknown: Gwilym Isaac

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Music remembered: by ALEC ROBERTSON
Date with a doctor
Winnie, the stocking queen
A little bit of home: ANGELA
PAIN asks whether people should be allowed to take their own furniture when they move into a Home
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: Alec Robertson
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: JUNIOR SPORTING CHANCE

Inter-London Schools Sports Quiz
East London
Daneford School v.
South London
Spencer Park School
Question-Master, BRIAN JOHNSTON
Produced by MICHAEL T. HASTINGS
From Starcross School.
Grays Inn Road

Contributors

Question-Master: Brian Johnston
Produced By: Michael T. Hastings

: ANIMAL SANCTUARY

by GERALD DURRELL
In a reserve in Queensland, Australia. David Fleay breeds and preserves native . Australian animals. He has even bred a duck-billed platypus, one of the most primitive animals which both lays eggs and suckles its young.

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Unknown: David Fleay

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

News, comment controversy and character from town and country

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

on gramophone records

: NORTHERN BRASS

BLACK Dyke MILLS BAND
Conductor, GEOFFREY WHITHAM

Contributors

Conductor: Geoffrey Whitham

: LAWYERS TALKING

Two solicitors and two barristers who, day by day in their offices and in Court, observe the working of the law, discuss some of the changes they would like to see in it
See page 44

: BBC SYMPHONY CONCERT

Tamas Vasary (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire Conducted by Rudolf Kempe
From Fairfield Hall, Croydon Part 1
Sympho

Contributors

Piano: Tamas Vasary
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Rudolf Kempe

: The Interval I'VE HAD A BAD DREAM

MARY CHUBB remembers, as a very small child, the comfort of being hauled into her parents' four-poster bed after a nightmare. But nothing could have calmed the forebodings of the rebel Duke of Monmouth, when he lay in this same old bed just before the Battle of Sedgemoor

: * Symphony Concert

Part 2

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 1
The News

: 'STRAIGHT TALK'

Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the CONSERVATIVE AND UNIONIST PARTY

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 2
Review of current affairs

: RUGGIERO RICCI

(violin) with LEON POMMF. RS (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Leon Pommf.

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Leopards and Lilies by ALFRED DUCGAN abridged by Norman Painting read by MARY WIMBUSH
Thirteenth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Ducgan
Abridged By: Norman Painting
Read By: Mary Wimbush

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

EMILE PHILIPPE (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Emile Philippe

: Closedown









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