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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 David BROWN

Contributors

Introduced By: David Brown

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Enjoying It All
Talks by Norman NICHOLSON 2: The sea-side

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Nicholson

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: BOOTHROYD AT BAY

J. B. BOOTHROYD On
The Difficulty of Avoiding Difficulties
4: Friendly Telephone with DORIT WELLES and members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company Produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Broadcast on April 23

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Boothroyd
Unknown: Dorit Welles
Produced By: John Bridges

: THE STORYTELLER

Marvin KANE reads
Things by D. H. LAWRENCE
'They were true idealists from New England, with a mutual love of beauty and an income a little under three thousand dollars a year! But what is money? AH one wishes to do is to live a full and beautiful life ... ,

Contributors

Unknown: Marvin Kane
Unknown: D. H. Lawrence

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Purcell
Records of some of his church music

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 47
Who are these, like stars appearing (BBC H.B. 236)
Psalm 48
1 Timothy 6, vv. 11-21
The Son of God goes forth to war (BBC H.B. 235)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

played by ROBIN RICHMOND
AND HIS QUINTET

Contributors

Played By: Robin Richmond

: STUDIO PORTRAIT

DOUGLAS CAMERON introduces
The London String Quartet Carl Pini (violin)
John Tunnell (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello) who play
Beethoven
Quartet in B flat major, Op. 18
No. 6 fourth of six programmes by and about British String Quartets

Contributors

Introduces: Douglas Cameron
Violin: Carl Pini
Violin: John Tunnell
Viola: Keith Cummings
Cello: Douglas Cameron

: THE STRONG AND THE WEAK

by Delores Baron
There are the strong people and the weak. And the truth is. they rely on each other......
Cast in order of speaking:
Jane Lancing ...... ANNE CULLEN Edward Lancing . BRUCE BEEBY George Main. RICHARD HURNDALL Ruth Main. ........MARGARET WARD
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Delores Baron
Unknown: Bruce Beeby
Unknown: George Main.
Unknown: Hurndall Ruth Main.
Produced By: Norman Wright

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, RAE JENKINS

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TAKE IT FROM HERE

Jimmy Edwards , Dick Bentley and June Whitfield with WALLAS EATON
THE KEYNOTES
BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by PETER AKISTER
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by CHARLES MAXWELL
Broadcast on Feb. 19, 1958

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Dick Bentley
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Conducted By: Peter Akister
Script By: Frank Muir
Script By: Denis Norden
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: LONDON v. DUBLIN QUIZ

The first of four contests
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , BARRY CARMAN
Quiz-Master.
LIONEL HALE Dublin:
BENEDICT KIELY. NOEL PEART
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Barry Carman
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Benedict Kiely.
Unknown: Noel Peart
Unknown: Patrick Harvey

: SONGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

This week: Wales sung by MARY THOMAS with THE JAMES MOODY ENSEMBLE

Contributors

Sung By: Mary Thomas

: SEGOVIA

Spanish music for the guitar on a gramophone record

: HOWARDS END

by E. M. Forster
Episode 7
Produced by WILLIAM GLEN-DOEPEL
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: E. M. Forster
Produced By: William Glen-Doepel

: L.P. PARADE

A sound guide to the latest long-playing records of popular music
Introduced by Roy BRADFORD

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Bradford

: LISTENERS ANSWER BACK

Sunday Games
H. J. W. LEGERTON General Secretary.
Lord's Day Observance Society answers questions and comments from an invited audience in the King George VI Youth Centre Hall, Belfast
Chairman, BILL GRUNDY
Produced by ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Produced By: Anthony Moncrieff

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including
Your Letters
Keeping in touch.-
RICHARD WHITMORE : talks to those involved in compiling registers of retired people in Luton and Leyton, and discusses the idea with an expert
Silver Lining: Life begins at forty, by PHYLLIS RADFORD
Today's exercise: by A DOCTOR
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Phyllis Radford
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: FROM FOREIGN PARTS

BBC correspondents all over the world talk about the countries in which they live and work
Introduced by DAVID BROWN

Contributors

Introduced By: David Brown

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

News, comment controversy and character from town and country

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

Get there with Peter MARTIN and the BBC WEST OF ENGLAND PLAYERS
Leader, William Reid

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Martin
Leader: William Reid

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA Winn, JOY
ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, RICHARD DIMBLEBY
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by HMMPHREY BARCLAY
Last Thursday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Adamson Jack
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Produced By: Hmmphrey Barclay

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

MAGDA LASZLO (soprano)
MICHAEL ROLL (piano)
DOUGLAS WHITTAKER (flute) COLIN BRADBURY (clarinet)
GEOFFREY GAMBOLD (bassoon)
WILLIAM WATERHOUSE (bassoon) WILLIAM OVERTON (trumpet) WESLEY WOODAGE (trumpet) ARTHUR WILSON (trombone) GEOFFREY LINDON (bass trombone)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Part 1

Contributors

Soprano: Magda Laszlo
Flute: Douglas Whittaker
Bassoon: Geoffrey Gambold
Bass: Geoffrey Lindon
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: The Interval WORD-WATCHING IN ISHIYAHA

GEOFFREY BOWNAS , who knows
Japan well and spent some time recently in a small lakeside town in its central part. describes the personalities at a meeting of the' Society for Talking Words'

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Bownas

: * Promenade Concert

Part 2

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: LISTENING POST

KENNETH KENDALL introduces a programme specially designed to reflect listeners' comments on current issues
Correspondents are invited to write to Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London, W.l

Contributors

Introduces: Kenneth Kendall

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

David Copperfield : The Final Phase from David Copperfield by CHARLES DICKENS abridged by Donald Bancroft read by GARY WATSON
Twelfth of twenty instalments

Contributors

Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Gary Watson

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Norman DYSON (harpsichord)

Contributors

Harpsichord: Norman Dyson

: 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.

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