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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends, and current topics

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Monday'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

Gear for Living
Talks by THE Rev. WILFRED GOWER
2: Peace

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Wilfred Gower

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: ACROSS THE YEARS

PAUL MARTIN looks back on 1945 A Sound Archives production

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Martin

: THE NEWS

: BOOTHROYD AT BAY

J. B. BOOTHROYD on The Difficulty of Avoiding Difficulties
9: Prize Performance with DORIT WELLES and members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company
Produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Broadcast on May 28

Contributors

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

: THE STORYTELLER

HUGH DICKSON reads
The Quincunx
A short story by WALTER DE LA MARE
When Walter Beverley inherited a house from his eccentric aunt. Miss Lemieux. he was irritated by his failure to discover the hiding place of her money. He did eventually nnd it. but in very unusual circumstances.....

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Dickson
Story By: Walter de la Mare

: THIS WEEK'S COMPOSER

Mozart
Records of movements from his symphonies

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 19 Christ is our corner-stone
(BBC H.B. 258)
Canticle 9
St John 1. vv. 19-34
Lead us, heavenly Father. lead us (BBC H.B. 307)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

KEN BEAUMONT
AND HIS SEXTET

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: SCHUMANN AND BERG

ILSE WOLF (soprano)
MARTIN Isepp (piano)

: ON SATURDAY AT FOUR

by Cynthia Wilmot with Retirement can often brim; fear of loneliness-a sense of frustration to the young at heart. But there are rewards to be found-even in the quiet backwaters of life.
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL

Contributors

Unknown: Cynthia Wilmot
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Sadie McArthur: Nora Nicholson
Marge: Patricia Leventon
Mr Chalmers: Norman Claridge
Mrs Barnes: Molly Rankin
Herbert: Michael Kilgarriff
Girls' voices.: Valerie Kirkbright
Girls' voices.: Eva Stuart
Girls' voices.: Jo Manning Wilson

: CRICKET

Worcestershire v. Nottinghamshire at Worcester
Hampshire v. Surrey at Bournemouth
Middlesex v. Northamptonshire at Lord's
Third and final day
Reports by ALAN GIBSON. JOHN ARLOTT , and REX ALSTON

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Gibson.
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Rex Alston

: BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 6, in F major
(Pastoral) played by the BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: 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
Conductor, HARRY RABINOWITZ
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by CHARLES MAXWELL
Broadcast on Feb. 5, 1959

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Dick Bentley
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Frank Muir
Script By: Denis Norden
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: THE DAYS OF THE RED-HOT MOMMA

The famous entertainer talks to Jo JOSEPH about her life
Produced by RAYNER HEPPENSTALL

Contributors

Unknown: Jo Joseph
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall

: SONGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

This week: Wales sung by ROWLAND JONES with THE JAMES Moody ENSEMBLE

Contributors

Sung By: Rowland Jones

: JASCHA HEIFETZ

violin
Records including music by Paganini Mendelssohn, , and Falla

Contributors

Music By: Paganini Mendelssohn,

: HOWARDS END

by E. M. Forster adapted for broadcasting in thirteen episodes by LANCE SIEVEKING
Episode 12
Produced by WILLIAM GLEN-DOEPEL
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

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

: A LIFE FOR THE TSAR

Scenes from Glinka's opera with CHORUS OF THE
BELGRADE NATIONAL Opera and the LAMOUREUX ORCHESTRA
Conducted by IGOR MARKEVITCH on gramophone records
Introduced by CEDRIC WALLIS

Contributors

Conducted By: Igor Markevitch
Introduced By: Cedric Wallis
Antonida: Teresa Stich-Randall
Bogdan Sobinin: Nicolai Gedda
Ivan Susanin: Boris Christoff

: CRICKET

Worcestershire v. Nottinghamshire
Hampshire v. Surrey
Middlesex v. Northamptonshire
Further reports and commentaries

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Your Letters
Silver Lining: THE REV.
DOUGLAS SMITH deals with another aspect of loneliness
Me and My Dog: NAN Mac
DONALD visits the training centre for guide dogs for the blind at Leamington Spa
Breathing Space: two minutes with CAPT. W. P. KNOWLES, M.C.
Just John Ebdon
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Smith
Introduced By: Steve Race

: SHIPS AND THE SEA

A programme about ships, old and new, sailors and shipping men, and the sea which is their life
Introduced by SIR IVAN THOMPSON
Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Introduced By: Sir Ivan Thompson
Produced By: Herbert Smith

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

In the region today-news, comment, controversy

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

makes travelling light with recordings
1 Introduced by ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Introduced By: Rosemary Hart

: AMADEUS QUARTET

Records of the celebrated quartet
Introduced by DENIS MATTHEWS

Contributors

Introduced By: Denis Matthews

: SCIENTISTS IN SESSION

The 126th Annual Meeting of the British Association ends tomorrow
+ ARCHIE CLOW reviews the proceedings and introduces some of the scientists who spoke in Southampton

Contributors

Unknown: Archie Clow

: THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Smoking
It has recently been made clear that the difference between what doctors personally think about smoking and what the public thinks is very large and could be dangerous.
'Six times as many people die each year of cigarette smoking as die on the roads.'
' Bronchitis, lung cancer, and heart disease are the killers.'
' The case against cigarettes is not scientifically proved.'
An enquiry conducted by RENE CUTFORTH
Produced by FRANCIS DILLON

Contributors

Conducted By: Rene Cutforth
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

From The Depot,
Royal Marines, Deal
ANONA WINN , JOY ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN, RICHARD DIMBLEBY
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by HUMPHREY BARCLAY
Last Thursday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train,
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Produced By: Humphrey Barclay

: EVENING IN RIO

Records from Brazil
Introduced by ALBERTO PALAUS

Contributors

Introduced By: Alberto Palaus

: SILENCE ON THE BATTLEFIELD

by David Campton
Jean Anderson as Brcnda
Ella Milne as Coral
Jane Eccles as Lily with GEORGE WOOLLEY as the doctor
Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH
Fourth in a series of seven plays specially commissioned for radio

Contributors

Unknown: David Campton
Unknown: Jean Anderson
Unknown: Ella Milne
Unknown: Jane Eccles
Unknown: George Woolley
Produced By: Anthony Cornish

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 1
The News

: STRAIGHT TALK

Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the CONSERVATIVE AND
UNIONIST PARTY

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 2
Review of current affairs

: Listening Post

John Ellison introduces a programme specially designed to reflect listeners' comments on current issues

Contributors

Introduces: John Ellison

: LONDON STREET CRIES

and English lute music on gramophone records

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

London has a Garden by CLEMENCE DANE abridged and read by the author
Second of ten instalments

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

PATRICK PIGGOTT (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Patrick Piggott

: Closedown









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