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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Thursday'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
5: I never thought ... 1

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Hester Oliver

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: FOR SCHOOLS AN ACT OF WORSHIP

Introductory Music

: THE SERVICE

From all that dwell below the skies (Tune, Wareham)
Interlude: The Gifts of God.
6: A second chance
The Prayer for Pardon
Be thou my guardian and my guide (Tune, Abridge)
Previously broadcast on Wednesday in the Third Network

: MUSIC OF MANY LANDS

England
A Shropshire Lad
A Song-cycle by ARTHUR SOMERVELL to poems by A. E. Housman Loveliest of trees
When I was one-and-twenty
There pass the careless people In summertime on Bredon
The street sounds to the soldiers' tread
On the idle hill of summer
White in the moon the long road lies
Think no more, lad, laugh, and be jolly
Into my heart an air that kills The lads in their hundreds sung by JAMES CHRISTIANSEN (baritone) WILFRID PARRY (piano) France: Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Somervell
Unknown: A. E. Housman
Baritone: James Christiansen
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

: 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 99
Who would true valour see
(BBC H.B. 371)
Psalm 16
Acts 15, vv. 22-35
Christ, above all glory seated
(BBC H.B. 121)

: FOR SCHOOLS DAS BETTELWEIB VON LOCARNO

by Heinrich von Kleist adapted for radio by Milo Sperber
Intermediate German series

Contributors

Unknown: Heinrich von Kleist
Unknown: Milo Sperber

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS PAST AND PRESENT

6: Food and population
Written by Henry Marshall

Contributors

Written By: Henry Marshall

: THE CONGER EEL

A short story by Liam O'Flaherty
Poems:
Look, Stranger by W. H. Auden an extract from
The Quaker Graveyard in Nantucket by Robert Lowell
Relic by Ted Hughes
Listening and writing series

Contributors

Story By: Liam O'Flaherty
Unknown: W. H. Auden
Unknown: Robert Lowell
Unknown: Ted Hughes

: TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS

Current affairs: a broadcast on a subject of topical interest

: ARCHERY ENTHUSIAST

BARBARA BUDDEN , who took up the sport in middle age. describes the satisfaction it has brought her

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Budden

: ANY ANSWERS?

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

: Announcements

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from BBC radio and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Repeated on Saturday at 3.10

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: FOR SCHOOLS HARVEST IN NEW SOUTH WALES

Written by A. L. Lloyd
Travel Talks series

Contributors

Written By: A. L. Lloyd

: THE CHURCHES IN ACTION

2: In time of need
Compiled by Leslie Smith
The Bible and Life series

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Smith

: THE YOUNG MAN WITH MUSIC IN HIS FINGERS

A story by Diana Ross Stories and Rhymes series

Contributors

Story By: Diana Ross

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

† NONA LIDDELL (violin)
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON

Contributors

Violin: Nona Liddell
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: SIR ROBERT MAYER

is eighty-five today
With HUMPHREY BURTON he looks back on a lifetime of music: his own piano; his wife's singing; Children's Concerts; and now Jeunesses Musicales

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Jeunesses Musicales

: AROUND THE HORN

A sequence of salty yarns by old salts
In the days of sail, the passage round storm-wracked Cape Horn was one of the supreme tests of a mariner. To qualify for membership of the Cape Horners Club you must have rounded the Horn under sail.
All the speakers began under sail-the senior, CAPTAIN S. C. FRY ,in 1896 Joining him for a yarn are: CAPTAIN A. W. BROMLEY
CAPTAIN J. R. MClNTYRE
CAPTAIN J. N. MACLEAN
CAPTAIN R. L. ROBERTSON and CAPTAIN A. F. RODGER with another master mariner and broadcaster, GEORGE DAVIDSON , steering the course Produced by ARCHIE P. LEE
Broadcast on April 24

Contributors

Unknown: Cape Horn
Unknown: Captain S. C. Fry
Unknown: Captain A. W. Bromley
Unknown: Captain J. R. McLntyre
Unknown: Captain J. N. MacLean
Unknown: Captain R. L. Robertson
Unknown: Captain A. F. Rodger
Unknown: George Davidson

: -HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Great Day for Inverness:
LESLIE GARDINER describes one of the strangest cabinet meetings in British history
The Cattle Drovers: JOHN Mc DONALD -
remembers them and their way of life
Music of Scotland: played by the BBC Scottish VARIETY ORCHESTRA. conductor JACK LEON
Introduced by HOWARD LOCKHART from Scotland

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Gardiner
Unknown: John Mc Donald
Conductor: Jack Leon
Introduced By: Howard Lockhart

: UNDER TWO FLAGS

by Ouida dramatised as a serial for radio in eleven parts by JOHN KEIR CROSS with Simon Lack and June Tobin
Bertie Cecil has learned the true identity of the Princess Corona. Cigarette has been decorated for bravery at Zaraila, but her joy is marred by her jealousy of 'Corporal Victor's ' love for the Princess. Savagely she confronts the Princess alone in her tent.
10: The Good Soldier
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Unknown: John Keir
Unknown: Simon Lack
Unknown: June Tobin
Unknown: Bertie Cecil
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Duke of Lyonnesse: David March
Cigarette: June Tobin
Princess Corona d'Amagiie (Venetia): Sheila Grant
Hon. Bertie Cecil (CorporalLouis Victor): Simon Lack
Sentry: Glyn Dearman
Colonel Raoul de Chateauroy: Hamilton Dyce
Berkeley Cecil: Nigel Graham

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

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

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

makes travelling light with recordings presented by † ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Presented By: Rosemary Hart

: SHARING THE LIMELIGHT

Opera singers and players in partnership
First of four programmes of gramophone records introduced by DERYCK COOKE

Contributors

Introduced By: Deryck Cooke

: ST. PAUL'S

The Battle for the Precincts
A discussion between two architects
PETER SHEPHEARD and PAUL PAGET ,
Surveyor to the Fabric of St. Paul's Cathedral
Recently, with the first big office block going up as part of the new precincts of St. Paul's Cathedral. a new controversy has flared up in the press over the merits or demerits of Sir William Holford 's master-plan for the area round St. Paul's. This was commissioned in 1955 by the City Corporation and finally accepted after a public enquiry in 1957. See page 58

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Shepheard
Unknown: Paul Paget
Unknown: Sir William Holford

: HALLE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Martin Milner
Conductor,
Sir John Barbirolli
From the Free Trade Hall Manchester
BRAHMS St Anthony Variations
SCHUBERT Symphony No 9

Variations on the St. Anthony Chorale - Brahms
8.21* Symphony No. 9, in C major - Schubert

Contributors

Leader: Martin Milner
Conductor: Sir John Barbirolli

: MY LORDS. LADIES, AND GENTLEMEN

Anyone who has been at a banquet will have seen the man in the red coat-the Toastmaster.
GODFREY TALBOT has been finding out about the toastmasters, and some of the problems of their work
Produced by GEOFFREY TOPPING
Broadcast on May 11

Contributors

Unknown: Godfrey Talbot
Produced By: Geoffrey Topping

: MY WORD!

Midland region's popular panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair.
JACK LONGLAND

Contributors

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

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: NEWS-STAND

How the dailies have handled the week's news, the opinions they have expressed, and the current trends in and out of Fleet Street, are analysed by GEORGE SCOTT

Contributors

Unknown: George Scott

: AS OTHERS SEE US

A journalist from abroad looks at Great Britain this week

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Leopards and Lilies by ALFRED DUGGAN abridged by Norman Painting read by MARY WIMBUSH
Last of fifteen instalments

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

† MICHAEL KREIN (saxophone)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Krein
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

: Closedown









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