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: FARM BULLETIN

News and market trends

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Friday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: The News

: ON YOUR FARM

A topical farming programme introduced by David RICHARDSON
Report and comment on the corn harvest, broadcast direct from a farm in Rutland, including news on progress from other parts of the country
Produced by Anthony PARKIN

Contributors

Introduced By: David Richardson
Produced By: Anthony Parkin

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Learning from Laymen
Talks by The RT. REV. G. 0. WILLIAMS Bishop of Bangor
6: About Commitment

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news. its background and the people who make it

: SOUNDS TOPICAL

STEVE RACE reflects on some of the week's happenings
A Sound Archives production

: THE NEWS

: THE WEEKLY WORLD

What the weeklies think, illustrated from their editorials, is reviewed bv HONOR BALFOUR; extracts read by JOHN Snacge

Contributors

Read By: John Snacge

: SOUTH-EAST SPECIAL

From Desolation to Recreation
A look at the proposed scheme for transforming London's Lea Valley into a riverside play-ground
ROBIN Richards discusses the project with some of those concerned

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richards

: THE ROCKS REMAIN

by GAVIN MAXWELL abridged by Donald Bancroft read by GABRIEL WOOLF
Second of seven weekly instalments
Broadcast in January

Contributors

Unknown: Gavin Maxwell
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 76
Through all the changing scenes of life (BBC H.B. 481)
Psalm 67
2 Thessalonians 3, vv. 6-16
Jesu, guide our way (BBC H.B.
144)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

RALPH ELMAN
AND HIS Bohemian PLAYERS

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Elman

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

JULIAN BREAM (guitar)
Scottish NATIONAL
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Leader, Sam Bor
Conductor, ALEXANDER GIBSON
From Leith Town Hall, Edinburgh
Part 1
See page 6

Contributors

Leader: Sam Bor
Conductor: Alexander Gibson

: * The Interval TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES

by Robert Louis STEVENSON read by JOHN ARNOTT

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson
Read By: John Arnott

: * Concert

Part 2

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities
Introduced by NAN WINTON and MICHAEL SMEE
Produced by RICHARD Dingley

Contributors

Introduced By: Nan Winton
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: BEYOND OUR KEN

A sort of radio show written by ERIC MERRIMAN with Kenneth Home
KENNETH WILLIAMS , HUGH PADDICK
BETTY MARSDEN , BILL PERTWEE
THE FRASER HAYES FOUR
BBC VARIETY ORCHESTRA
Conductor, PAUL FENOULHET
Sort-of-announcer, DOUGLAS SMITH
Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS
Broadcast on February 2 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Written By: Eric Merriman
Unknown: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Announcer: Douglas Smith
Produced By: John Simmonds

: Desert Island Discs

Cilla Black discusses with Roy Plomley in a recorded programme the gramophone records she would take to a desert island.
Last Monday's broadcast
(Cilla Black is appearing in 'Star-time' at the London Palladium)

Contributors

Presenter: Roy Plomley
Castaway: Cilla Black
Producer: Monica Chapman

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Flag Wavers
A comedy for radio by Victor Pemberton
A weather-ship and a small boat taking a young Spanish fisherman and his family to Chile appear to be the only ships on the ocean. Suddenly there is a mystifying explosion and the area becomes the centre of international interest.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Pemberton
Produced By: John Tydeman
Juan: David Spenser
Juan's mother: Eva Stuart
Roberto: Glyn Dearman
Malcolm Elliott: Rolf Lefebvre
Admiral Bird: Douglas Storm
Lieut Hodges: Peter Bartlett
1st Officer Strover: Frederick Treves
Sparks: Andrew Sachs
Lloyd: Keith Bell
Lenny: Nigel Anthony
Potter: Garard Green
Captain Greenwood: Gabriel Woolf
Mr Webster: Gordon Gardner
TV announcer: Stephen Thorne

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK selects items from BBC radio and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Friday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: CAUGHT IN THE ACT

MARCEL STELLMAN introduces records of ' live ' performances by star artists

Contributors

Introduces: Marcel Stellman

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

Neilson Taylor (baritone)
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conductor, GEORGE HURST

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: South-East News

: Road Report

The latest news of traffic in the South-East

: SPORTS SESSION

Introduced by VINCENT DUGGLEBY
Produced by Leslie Finchau

Contributors

Introduced By: Vincent Duggleby
Produced By: Leslie Finchau

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson
AND HIS ORCHESTRA with PAMELA WOOLMORE
Introduced by REX PALMER M.C. , CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by PAUL WILLIAMS
The dances: Over the Top; Davian Waltz; Fourth and fifth figures of the Quadrilles; Royal Empress Tango; Clarendon Saunter; Waltz Martine; Variety Foxtrot; Dinkie One-step
The songs: Homing; Hold your hand out, naughty boy

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Unknown: Pamela Woolmore
Introduced By: Rex Palmer M.C.
Produced By: Paul Williams

: HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Tony Hancock with SIDNEY JAMES
BILL KERR , HATTIE JACQUES
KENNETH WILLIAMS
Written by ALAN SIMPSON and RAY GALTON
Music composed and conducted by WALLY STOTT
Produced by DENNIS MAIN WILSON
Broadcast on February 10,
1957, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: Star's Choice

Every Saturday top musical stars are joined by some of their favourite artists for thirty minutes of top entertainment
Tonight's star hostess: Elisabeth Welch
and her guests: George Chisholm, Jon Pertwee
with The Cliff Adams Singers
BBC Revue Orchestra
Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer
Continuity by Alistair Foot
Produced by Bill Worsley
(Repeated Tuesday, 7.30 - Light)
(George Chisholm is in "The Black and White Minstrel Show" at the Victoria Palace, London; Jon Pertwee in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" at the Strand Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Elisabeth Welch
Unknown: George Chisholm
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Singers: Cliff Adams
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Malcolm Lockyer
Unknown: Alistair Foot
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Where Angels Fear to Tread by Elizabeth Hart ^ based on the novel by E. M. Forster 1 adapted for radio by CYNTHIA Pughe with Michael Denison , Dulcie Gray and Keith Baxter
Produced by Hugh Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Hart
Novel By: E. M. Forster
Unknown: Cynthia Pughe
Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Dulcie Gray
Unknown: Keith Baxter
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Irma Herriton: Patricia Leventon
Harriet Herriton: Molly Rankin
Mrs Herriton: Olga Lindo
Philip Herriton: Michael Denison
Caroline Abbott: Dulcie Cray
Signora Aletti: Nicolette Bernard
Cab Driver: Peter Marinker
Gino Carella: Keith Baxter
Perfetta: Kathleen Helme

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

News and views on books from EDWARD BLISHEN. ELSPETH Huxley ROBERT KEE
C. V. WEDGWOOD in conversation with MICHAEL UNDERHILL about The Trial of Charles 1
JOHN HALE on ; a fifteenth-century pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Introduced by ANDREW GEMMILL

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Blishen.
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Michael Underhill
Unknown: John Hale
Introduced By: Andrew Gemmill

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening prayers
Conducted by THE REV. WILSON ANDERSON
Psalms olan Outstretched Hand
Metrical Psalm 23
(Tune, Wiltshire)
Metrical Psalm 124
(Tune, Old 124th)

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Wilson Anderson

: NEWS SUMMARY

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Schumann
Five Studies in variation form
(Op. posth.)
11.15. Sonata in F sharp minor played by MALCOLM BINNS (piano)
Eighth of twelve weekly programmes of Schumann's piano music

Contributors

Piano: Malcolm Binns

: Closedown









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