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: FARM BULLETIN

f News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Wednesday'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

From a reporter's notebook
Talks by Ian GREGORY
4: Molly's boy friend

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Gregory

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: IN FOLK MOOD

FRANCES MON JONES with songs and tunes that are called ' folk '
A Sound Archive production

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Mon Jones

: THE NEWS

: A Slice of Life

Personal opinions and music
This week: The Offspring
Introduced by Brian Matthew
with Ted Ray, Nicky Henson, Charlotte Bingham, Lady Clanmorris, Max Bygraves,
Anthony Bygraves
Written and produced by DAVID CARTER
(Broadcast on May 9)
(Max and Anthony Bygraves are in 'Round About Piccadilly' at the

Contributors

Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Nicky Henson
Unknown: Charlotte Bingham
Unknown: Max Bygraves
Unknown: Anthony Bygraves
Produced By: David Carter
Unknown: Anthony Bygraves

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Tchaikovsky
Records of orchestral music including the Overture-fantasia: Romeo and Juliet played by the Philharmonia ORCHESTRA
Conducted by CARLO MARIA Giulini

Contributors

Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giulini

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 96
Thy hand, 0 God, has guided
(BBC H.B. 187)
Psalm 82
Amos 8, vv. 1-12
The Lord will come, and not be slow (BBC H.B. 479)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

.Jimmy LEACH AND HIS
ORGANOLIAN QUARTET

: SING US THE OLD SONGS

A programme of old favourites sung by MARY CONDON (contralto) with Ruby Taylor (piano)
DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ) and a chorus from the WESTERN OPERA PLAYERS
Chorus-Master, ARTHUR DUNN
Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Contralto: Mary Condon
Piano: Ruby Taylor
Piano: Dudley Savage
Introduced By: Dudley Savage

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by ERIC Hobbis , MAXWELL KNIGHT and RALPH WIGHTMAN
Question-Master, JACK LONGLAND
Broadcast on July 19

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conductor, GEORGE HURST

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN, JOY
ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, Richard Dimbleby
Kenneth Horne in the chair
Produced by HUMPHREY BARCLAY

Contributors

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

: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

by Lewis Carroll adapted in five episodes by MOLLIE HARDWICK with music by ALAN PAUL played by Sidney FELL (clarinet) Marie Goossens (harp)
JAMES BLADES (percussion) ALAN PAUL (piano)
2: Looking-Glass Creatures
' It certainly is a very large Gnat: about the size of a chicken. I should think. But it seems Quite harmless-I don'think it will sting me now ...'
Produced by DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Music By: Alan Paul
Played By: Sidney Fell
Harp: Marie Goossens
Harp: James Blades
Piano: Alan Paul
Produced By: David Davis
Narrator: David Davis
Alice: Prunella Scales
A Gnat: Timothy Harley
A Fawn: Olive Gregg
Tweedledum: Norman Shelley
Tweedledee: Peter Claughton
White Queen: Olive Gregg

: HARVEY PHILLIPS STRING ORCHESTRA

Leader. Felix Kok
Conductor. HARVEY PHILLIPS

Contributors

Leader: Felix Kok
Conductor: Harvey Phillips

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, JOHN METCALF
Last Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: John Metcalf

: A WORLD OF SOUND

From the BBC Sound Archives
Howard Marshall talks to Rex Alston about his twenty years as pioneer radio commentator on cricket, rugby football, and state occasions, and as war reporter
Produced by LESLIE PEROWNE

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Produced By: Leslie Perowne

: HAVE A BREAK

and listen to the music of RAWICZ AND LANDAUER and VAL Doonican with his guitar
Rawic-z and Landauer are appearing in 'Show-Time' at the Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Contributors

Unknown: Rawicz
Unknown: Landauer
Unknown: Val Doonican

: Home This Afternoon

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
You asked us to play ... record requests
The Victorians: 5: Derek Parker looks at W.E. Gladstone
These I have loved: May Hankey talks about the cars in her life
Armchair gardener: Simple hints and tips from Fred Loads
Introduced by Polly Elwes

Contributors

Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: BROTHER DUSTY-FEET

A chronicle of the road by ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF adapted for broadcasting in six parts by NAN MACDONALD It had been an exciting journey from meeting the young Captain Raleigh in the New Forest, and the Italian sailor in the Cotswolds, and now Hugh was to find out what lay in wait for him at the foot of the rainbow.
6: The Foot of the Rainbow
Continued in next column
Incidental music composed by Thomas B. Pitfield and played by a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra Conductor, John Hopkins
Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Rosemary Sutcliff
Unknown: Nan MacDonald
Composed By: Thomas B. Pitfield
Conductor: John Hopkins
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Storyteller: Deryck Guyler
Hugh Copplestone: John Thornley
Tobias Pennifeather: David Mahlowe
Jonathan Whiteleafe: Ronald Baddiley
Jasper Nye: Basil Jones
Benjamin Bunsell: Frank Poynter
Nicholas Bodkyn: Bruce Bould
Tiggy: Margaret Dew
Inn-Wife: Sybil Holroyd
Mr Heritage: Geoffrey Banks
Mrs Heritage: Cynthia Michaelis
Martin: Michael Stirrup

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH EAST

In the region today-news, comment, controversy

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

on gramophone records

: MUSIC FROM SCARBOROUGH

Max Jaffa introduces and conducts
THE SPA ORCHESTRA with JACK BYFIELD at the piano From the Spa Grand Hall
Ma.v Jaffa broadcasts by permission of Scarborough Corporation

Contributors

Introduces: Max Jaffa
Unknown: Jack Byfield

: A CONVERSATION WITH DAME SYBIL THORNDIKE

The celebrated actress talks to ROGER SNOWDON about her life and philosophy. and of sixty years' work in the theatre

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Snowdon

: MEMORY-HOLD-THE-DOOR

by SIR COLIN COOTE , D.S.O.
Borrowing a title from a friend. Sir Colin reminisces. Foreign correspondent, war correspondent. Parliamentary correspondent, and finally Editor until recently of the Daily Telegraph, Sir Colin not only looks back over an eventful professional life but also describes a fascinatingly unusual childhood and offers his encouragement to the young people of today.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Colin Coote

: PETER SELLERS

with a world of entertainment on records

: THERE IS A PLAY TONIGHT

Three programmes compiled with recordings from the Sound Archives examining the plays of Shakespeare in performance
Part 1
The Play's the Thing
The art of directing Shakespeare with the voices and opinions of: PETER HALL , MICHAEL Croft
TYRONE GUTHRIE
PROFESSOR ALLARDYCE NICOLL
EDWARD GORDON CRAIG
RALPH RICHARDSON
EDITH EVANS , MAY
CAREY HARCOURT WILLIAMS
WILLIAM ARMSTRONG
JOHN GIELGUD
W. BRIDGES ADAMS
PETER BROOK , JOHN Stridi
MICHAEL ELLIOTT
MICHAEL BENTHALL , Ivor BROWN
Narrator, JOHN PULLEN
Reader, GODFREY KENTON
Narration written by DEREK PARKER
Devised and produced by JOHN POWELL
Speak the Speech: August 21 at 8.30

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Michael Croft
Unknown: Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown: Professor Allardyce Nicoll
Unknown: Edward Gordon Craig
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Edith Evans
Unknown: Carey Harcourt Williams
Unknown: William Armstrong
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: W. Bridges Adams
Unknown: Peter Brook
Unknown: John Stridi
Unknown: Michael Elliott
Unknown: Michael Benthall
Narrator: Ivor Brown
Narrator: John Pullen
Reader: Godfrey Kenton
Written By: Derek Parker
Produced By: John Powell

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: LISTENING POST

JOHN ELLISON introduces a programme specially designed to reflect listeners' comments on currentissues
Correspondents are invited to write to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.I.

Contributors

Introduces: John Ellison

: PORTRAIT OF AUDU

by MICHAEL LANGLEY who draws an affectionate portrait of his Nigerian batman, Audu-and his endless marital difficulties

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Langley

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Cat Among the Pigeons by AGATHA CHRISTIE abridged by Neville Teller read by JOHN WESTBROOK
Fourth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Agatha Christie
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: John Westbrook

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Dvorak
. String Quartet in D minor,
Op. 34 played by the Janacek Quartet
Jiri Travnicek (violin) Adolf Sykora (violin)
Jiri Kratochvil (viola) Karel Krafka (cello) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Dvorak
Violin: Jiri Travnicek
Violin: Adolf Sykora
Viola: Jiri Kratochvil
Cello: Karel Krafka

: 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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