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Listings

: 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 DAVID BROWN

Contributors

Introduced By: David Brown

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Perplexity and Faith
Talks by THE Rev. JOHN GIBBS
5: Revolution

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Gibbs

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THEATRE CALL

HECTOR STEWART introduces stories and memories from the stage and screen
A Sound Archives production

Contributors

Introduces: Hector Stewart

: THE NEWS

: A COOL LOOK ROUND

at people and events that have enraged, bored, amused, or captivated you these past few days
Produced by the Radio Newsreel Production Team

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Handel
Records of excerpts from Acis and Galatea with JOAN SUTHERLAND as Galatea

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Sutherland

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 15
0 word of God incarnate (BBC
H.B. 191)
Canticle 3
1 Thessalonians 3, vv. 1-13 The maker of the sun and moon (BBC H.B. 60)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

EDDIE STREVENS
AND HIS QUARTET

Contributors

Unknown: Eddie Strevens

: CHAMBER CONCERT

OROMONTE String TRIO Perry Hart (violin)
Margaret Major (viola) Bruno Schrecker (cello) with JANET CRAXTON (Oboe)
From the Freemasons' Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1

Contributors

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

: * The Interval ' JUPITER ' CARLYLE'S MEMOIRS

BRYDEN MURDOCH reads from
Dr. Alexander Carlyle 's very on-the-spot account of his youthful contact with the 1745 Jacobite rising, when the Battle of Pres,tonpans was fought over his father's parish

Contributors

Unknown: Bryden Murdoch
Unknown: Dr. Alexander Carlyle

: * Chamber Concert

Part 2

: * CRICKET

Worcestershire v. Middlesex
Kent v. Yorkshire
Warwickshire v. Surrey
Third and final day
Reports by JOHN ARLOTT at Kidderminster, BRIAN JOHNSTON at Dover, and PETER CRANMER at Edgbaston

Contributors

Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Peter Cranmer

: Announcements

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a persona! selection of items from BBC radio and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: WITHOUT A SONG

but with melodies from all parts of the world on gramophone records

: MELODY ON STRINGS

London Studio STRINGS
Leader, Reginald Leopold
Conducted by REGINALD KILBEY

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Leopold
Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Trevor Williams
Conductor. NORMAN DEL MAR

Contributors

Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: A TERROR FOR READING

by EDWARD KAULFUSS
The speaker. who is blind, began to lose his sight as a boy. It was then that his taste for literature developed and this brought its problems.

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Kaulfuss

: CRICKET

Worcestershire v. Middlesex at Kidderminster
Kent v. Yorkshire at Dover
Warwickshire v. Surrey at Edgbaston
Reports and commentaries

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine with older listeners specially in mind, including:
From doublet and hose to
Mary Quant : BRENDA HAMILTON visits the Museum of Costume at Bath
' I'm a stranger here myself ': a comment from BRIAN BAILEY
A museum in the garden:
MARGERY FISH talks to DEREK JONES about her collection of cottage garden flowers
The black poplar: NORMAN
GOODLAND tells a story of tree-felling forty years ago
Introduced by RALPH WIGHTMAN from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Quant
Unknown: Brenda Hamilton
Unknown: Brian Bailey
Unknown: Derek Jones
Introduced By: Ralph Wightman

: THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

by Alexandre Dumas adapted for radio in thirteen parts by ERIC EWENS irith Gabriel Woolf as Edmond Dantes
7: The Duel
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Unknown: Eric Ewens
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Unknown: Edmond Dantes
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Mercedes: Mary Wimbush
Maximilian Morrel: David Spenser
Albert de Morcerf: Nigel Anthony
Monsieur Beauchamp: Peter Bartlett
Monsieur Chateau-Renaud: Kim Grant
Notary: Lewis Stringer

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

In the region today-news, road report, sport, comment, and controversy

: Music on the Move

played by the BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
Leader, David Adams
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: David Adams

: BLACKPOOL NIGHT

JACK WATSON introduces the stars who are Beside the Seaside with the BBC NORTHERN DANCE ORCHESTRA Conducted by Bob MILLER
Produced by James Casey
Part of Sunday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Introduces: Jack Watson
Conducted By: Bob Miller
Produced By: James Casey

: MEMOIRS OF A RUSSIAN LAOY

Elisabeth Tcheremissinov introduced by DAVID ROBINSON Miss Tcheremissinov was born in 1877 of a wealthy St. Petersburg family. She was presented to the Tsarina, took up sculpture and made a bust of Chaliapin, had an interview with Rasputin, visited exiled friends in Siberia. Before her death in 1962 she recorded her memories of these events and of the Russia of her childhood, where the kitchen was a remote establishment never visited, and noble-men might still take pot-shots at Jews.

Contributors

Unknown: Elisabeth Tcheremissinov
Introduced By: David Robinson

: SCARLATTI AND LISZT

KENDALL TAYLOR (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Kendall Taylor

: THERE IS A PLAY TONIGHT

Three programmes compiled with recordings from the Sound Archives examining the plays of Shakespeare in performance
Part 2:
Speak the Speech with the voices and opinions of: EDITH EVANS , ROBERT DONAT
PEGGY ASHCROFT
RALPH RICHARDSON
Richard BURTON , HENRY IRVING
DONALD WOLFIT , ALBERT FINNEY
LEWIS Casson
WILLIAM ARMSTRONG
DENNE GILKES , PETER O'TOOLE TYRONE GUTHRIE
CHARLES LAUGHTON
Arthur BOURCHIER. Paul ROGERS HERBERT BEERBOHM-TREE
JOHN GIEI. GUD, MARLON BRANDO J. C. TREWIN, FRANK BENSON
LAURENCE Olivier
STANLEY HOLLOWAY
Jimmy EDWARDS
BERYL REID , FRANKIE HOWERD
BEATRICE FORBES ROBERTSON
ELLEN TERRY
MICHAEL REDGRAVE
VANESSA REDGRAVE
Narrator, JOHN PULLEN
Reader, GODFREY KENTON
Narration written by DEREK PARKER
Devised and produced by JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown: Edith Evans
Unknown: Robert Donat
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Henry Irving
Unknown: Donald Wolfit
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Lewis Casson
Unknown: William Armstrong
Unknown: Denne Gilkes
Unknown: Peter O'Toole
Unknown: Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Arthur Bourchier.
Unknown: Paul Rogers
Unknown: Herbert Beerbohm-Tree
Unknown: John Giei.
Unknown: Frank Benson
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Beatrice Forbes Robertson
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Narrator: Vanessa Redgrave
Narrator: John Pullen
Reader: Godfrey Kenton
Written By: Derek Parker
Produced By: John Powell

: FRIENDS AND CONTEMPORARIES

From the BBC Sound Archives
Lord Boothby introduces a selection of the recorded voices of his acquaintance including:
ANEURIN BEVAN
GILBERT HARDING
LORD KEYNES
DAVID LLOYD-GEORGE
SOMERSET MAUGHAM BERTRAND RUSSELL
1 Produced by DENYS GUEROULT

Contributors

Unknown: Aneurin Bevan
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: TEN O'CLOCK

1,000th edition
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 current trends in and out of Fleet Street, are analysed by ROBERT ROBINSON

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

: IT'S A FUNNY WORLD

by KEITH WILLIAMS who takes a trip around some of the world's restaurants-and unearths quite a few unusual, as well as unpalatable facts.

Contributors

Unknown: Keith Williams

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

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

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Brahms and Kodaly played by JOHN UNDERWOOD (viola)
GEOFFREY CONNAH (piano)

Contributors

Viola: John Underwood
Piano: Geoffrey Connah

: Close Down









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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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