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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

My Faith and My Job
Talk by KAY YOUNG , a teacher

Contributors

Talk By: Kay Young

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: ACROSS THE YEARS

PAUL MARTIN looks back on 1938 A Sound Archives production

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Martin

: THE NEWS

: IT TAKES ALL SORTS

JAMES WOOD and some of his friends talk to JOHN GRAY about his varied career as distillery worker, soldier, skilled craftsman, author, and unorthodox sportsman

Contributors

Unknown: James Wood
Unknown: John Gray

: SONGS AND PIANO MUSIC

Irene SANDFORD (soprano)
HAVELOCK NELSON (piano) THOMAS DAVIDSON (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Irene Sandford
Piano: Havelock Nelson
Piano: Thomas Davidson

: FOR SCHOOLS OVER TO YOU

A programme of talk, questions, sounds, and stories'
Today's subject: A race
Speaker. GRAHAM JONES

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 11
0 love, how deep. how broad, how high (BBC H.B. 73)
Psalm 116
St. John 12, vv. 37-50
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (BBC H.B. 142)

: FOR SCHOOLS UNE FUITE O'EAU

Présenté par
Francoise et AndrS avec Jan Rosol et sa guitare
Early Stages in French series

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Rosol

: Interlude

: f OR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 1 by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: LISTEN AGAIN

with Derek PARKER to voices from the past
A Sound Archives production

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Parker

: FOR SCHOOLS TWENTI ETH-CENTURY CHRISTIANITY

A Study in Presentation
Modern music and drama in the churches
Speaker,
THE Rev. P. C. MOORE , D.rhtl.
The Sixth Form series The Christian Religion and its Philosophy

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. P. C. Moore

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader. Reginald Stead
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: STAR'S CHOICE

Every Tuesday top musical stars are joined by some of their favourite artists for a sparkling half-hour
Today's star hostess:
Vera Lynn and her guests:
Charlie Chester
Max Jaffa with THE CLIFF ADAMS SINGERS
LONDON THEATRE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by REGINALD KILBEY
Continuity by Alistair Foot
Produced by TRAFFORD WHITEWCK

Contributors

Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: Charlie Chester
Unknown: Max Jaffa
Singers: Cliff Adams
Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Produced By: Trafford Whitewck

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: ' Penelope buys some shoes '
by JOAN E. CASS

Contributors

Unknown: Joan E. Cass

: FOR SCHOOLS CYRUS AND CROESUS 546 B.C.

Written by Rhoda Power
Stories from World History series

Contributors

Written By: Rhoda Power

: ENGLAND AND THE HANSEATIC LEAGUE

Written by Aubrey Feist
Thanks to the protection of English Kings. merchants from the German cities of the Hanseatic League had their English head-quarters at the Steelyard near the site of Cannon Street Station. Like other foreigners they met with much hostility.
History Work Units series

Contributors

Written By: Aubrey Feist

: THEME AND VARIATIONS

The fifth in a series of talks by GORDON REYNOLDS
Adventures in Music series

: STORIES IN VERSE

Sixth of thirteen programmes
Three Women portrayed by Browning My Last Duchess
Reader, GODFREY KENTON
Garden Fancies:
The Flower's Name
Reader. GLYN DEARMAN Porphyria's Lover
Reader, NORMAN CLARIDGII
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Reader: Godfrey Kenton

: THE NEWCOMES

by William Makepeace Thackeray
6: The Mayfair Market
Produced by MARTYN C WEBSTER
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace
Produced By: Martyn C Webster

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, RAE JENKINS

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Noise! Which sounds worry us most? Do we all react in the same way? Two of the questions raised in this enquiry by NIGEL MURPHY joined the Wrens: Some more memories of Winnie the Stocking Queen
Silver Lining: ANN ARMSTRONG , a ' responaut,' who lives by means of an iron lung and tells why she is never bored
Your Letters
Introduced by Kin Sykora .

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Murphy
Unknown: Ann Armstrong
Introduced By: Kin 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

In the region todavnews, comment, controversy

: SCOTLAND YARD CALLING.

Can you help the Police or can they help you?

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

1 Get there with PF.TER MARTIN and the BBC WEST OF ENGI.AND PLAYERS Leader. William Reid

Contributors

Leader: William Reid

: YOUR SONGS AND OURS

An exchange of choral music between Wales and Northern Ireland
From Wales CARDIFF SINGERS
Conductor,
EIRA NOVELLO-WILLIAMS
From Northern Ireland
SEVEN TOWERS MALE VOICE CHOIR
Conductor, WILLIAM LIVINGSTONE
The third programme in a weekly series in which choirs from all over Britain exchange their favourite choral music.

Contributors

Conductor: William Livingstone

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by NORMAN FULTON
WILLIAM McALPINE (tenor)
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader. Trevor Williams
Conductor, NORMAN DEL MAR
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Troon, under the auspices of the Troon Arts Guild

Contributors

Introduced By: Norman Fulton
Tenor: William McAlpine
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: PARENTS AND CHILDREN

A weekly programme of information and ideas concerning the care of children
The Handicapped Child
Last of three conversations about some current trends in medical and social thinking 3: The epileptic child
Speakers:
DR. D. A. Pond , a psychiatrist
DR. K. WHITMORE ,
Medical Officer, Department of Education and Science
DR. D. WILLIAMS , a neurologist with SIR ALAN MONCRIEFF ,
Professor of Child Health in the University of London and Physician to The Hospital for Sick Children. Great Ormond Street as participating chairman

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. D. A. Pond
Unknown: Dr. K. Whitmore
Unknown: Dr. D. Williams
Unknown: Sir Alan Moncrieff
Unknown: Ormond Street

: FRENCH CABARET

Gramophone records introduced by Lilian DUFF

Contributors

Introduced By: Lilian Duff

: AT COUSIN HARRY'S

A visit to his less fortunate cousin brings a selfish adolescent face to face with reality.
Other parts played by Nicolette Bernard
Pamela Miles , Glyn Dearman and Stephen Thorne Produced by John Tydeman
The last in a series of seven plays specially commissioned for radio
Postponed from September 22

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Bailey
Played By: Nicolette Bernard
Played By: Pamela Miles
Unknown: Glyn Dearman
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Produced By: John Tydeman
Ralph: Nigel Anthony
Mrs Hicks: Janet Burnell
Nurse: Hilda Kriseman
Cousin Harry: Walter Hall

: TEN O'CLOCK The News Background to the News

People in the News followed by LISTENING POSTJOHN THOMPSON 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.I.

Contributors

Introduces: John Thompson

: ESSAYS IN SOUND

by RICHARD CHURCH
2: Rain on the Harvest from his book Small Moments

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Adam Bede by GEORGE ELIOT divided into three parts-the first part consisting of fourteen instalments adapted by P. J. R. Wright read by GABRIEL WOOLF

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Bede
Unknown: George Eliot
Adapted By: P. J. R. Wright
Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by PATRICK IRELAND (viola)
PEGGY GRAY (piano)

Contributors

Viola: Patrick Ireland
Piano: Peggy Gray

: Closedown









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