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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends, and current topics

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Tuesday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JOHN Timpson

Contributors

Introduced By: John Timpson

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

A theme for the day in scripture and music by THE REV. JOHN WITHERS

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Withers

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: SPORTING PRINT

of Boxing by ALEC WEEKS who remembers the great British Heavyweight Tommy Farr
A Sound Archives production

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Farr

: THE NEWS

: WHERE HAVE ALL THE YOUNG TEDS GONE?

by ROBIN SMYTH who takes a look back at himself and his friends twelve years ago and tells what has happened to them all since

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Smyth

: Recital

Yu Chun Yee (piano) Peter Leeming (baritone) Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Baritone: Peter Leeming

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 2 by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

Feast of St. Simon and St. Jude
New Every Morning, page 102 Disposer supreme, and Judge of the earth (BBC H.B. 226)
Psalm 40
Ephesians 2, vv. 11-22
Christ is made the sure foundation (BBC H.B. 445)

: FOR SCHOOLS LE CONSEIL MUNICIPAL

Written by Emile Harven
Intermediate French series

Contributors

Written By: Emile Harven

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS AIR AND WATER

6: Dissolving Things by HARRY ARMSTRONG
Junior Science series

: MUSIC WORKSHOP

More tune making with JOHN HUW DAVIES and a song about an unusual bull
Fernando the Bull Bolero
Pepito the puppy from The Four Friends
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Unknown: John Huw Davies
Written By: William Murphy

: THE DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN

5: The Home Front
(Civilian life 1939-1945)
Script by Robert Reid '
The Modern World series

Contributors

Script By: Robert Reid

: HONOUR YOUR PARTNERS

JACK ARMSTRONG
AND his BARNSTORMERS with CHRISTINA SHORT
Introduced by ALEX GLASGOW
Produced by RICHARD KELLY

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Armstrong
Introduced By: Alex Glasgow
Produced By: Richard Kelly

: GREAT CONDUCTORS

Herbert von Karajan conducts the VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Overture: Die Fledermaus
(Johann Strauss )
12.40* Symphonic Poem: Till
Eulenspiegel (Richard Strauss ) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Richard Strauss

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: LET'S FIND OUT

from
Fred Bason the modern Samuel Pepys ' and Johnny Dankworth jazz composer and musician with four teenagers to ask the questions
In the chair, PETER HAIGH
Produced by DAVID CARTER
Tuesday's broadcast in the Light Programme followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Bason
Unknown: Samuel Pepys
Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Unknown: Peter Haigh
Produced By: David Carter

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story:
' Moppy looks for Semolina' by AGNES COPELAND

: FOR SCHOOLS THE CAT, THE OWL AND THE SCOTTIE DOG

Pusska, Blanco, and Wullie outwit the wolf by JANE SHAW
Let's Join In series

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Shaw

: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

A series of three broadcasts on this theme, using prose and verse passages with a linking narration
3: Hero
This includes passages from The Cave by Richard Church ; and First Four Minutes by Roger Bannister with JOHN PULLEN
GODFREY KENTON , PHILIP GUARD HAROI.D REESE, ALARIC COTTER
ALAN BARRY , NICHOLAS CHARLES
Adapted and produced by LEO AYLEN
Books. Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Church
Unknown: Roger Bannister
Unknown: John Pullen
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Alaric Cotter
Unknown: Alan Barry
Unknown: Nicholas Charles

: FOG AND MIST

Written by Graeme Kent
Nature Study series

Contributors

Written By: Graeme Kent

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Who's Afraid ... ? by Rosemary Timperley with Noel Johnson
When Michael Wolfe abandons a successful career in advertising to take up schoolmasteriny he discovers that this step requires more courage than he supposed.
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Rosemary Timperley
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Unknown: Michael Wolfe
Produced By: Norman Wright
Vera Wolfe: Anne Cullen
Michael Wolfe: Noel Johnson
Roy Jerrolds: Peter Bartlett
Mrs Jerrolds: Chris Castor
Miss Raymond: Nicolette Bernard
Mr Sandford: John Boxer
Mr Travers: Alan Haines
Mrs Anderson :: Olga Lindo
John Dennis: Gordon Gardner

: JOHN BROWNING

(piano)
Study in G flat major, Op. 10
No. 5 (Chopin)
Grande Valse brillante, in E flat major. Op. 18 (Chopin)
Reflets dans I'eau (Images)
(Debussy)
The flight of the bumble-bee
(Rimsky Korsakov , arr. Rachmaninov) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Rimsky Korsakov

: VESPERS

for the Saints Simon and Jude
From St. John's Seminary, Wonersh, Guildford, Surrey
Celebrant, The RT. REV. MGR. ARTHUR IGGLEDEN
Processional hymn: 0 Strength and Stay (W.II. 166)
Psalms: 109, 112, 115, 125, 138
(Plainsong)
Hymn: Exsultet orbis gaudiis
(Plainsong and P. Farmer)
Magnificat (Plainsong and Draconius)
Motets:
Te Gloriosus Apostolorum
(J. M. Asula )
Confitemini Domino
(Lloyd Webber)
Choirmaster,
The Rev. John Redford
Organist, The Rev. David White
Introduced by FR. PETER HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: M. Asula
Organist: Rev. John Redford
Unknown: Rev. David White
Unknown: Peter Harris

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Fifty Years Ago Today:
DAVID FRANKLIN brings back memories of people, places, and music on October 28, 1914
' Johnny Behind the Rocks
SHARON PAUL recalls an Idaho character who died from taking a bath
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Sharon Paul
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: RAILWAY ROUND-UP

A magazine programme for railway enthusiasts
Suburban Steam from Snow Hill: PAT WHITEHOUSE talks about the disappearing steam services between Birmingham and Leamington
Scrapping Locomotives: PETER DUDDRIDGE visits a scrap-breaker's yard at Sharpness in Gloucestershire and talks to JOHN CLARKE
Irish Railways: JACK MCGEAGH and ROBERT BEGGS discuss the old Bessbrook/Newry tram
Climbing the Lickey: JOHN ADAMS talks of the work steam engines have done since 1840
Railway Sounds: some requests from listeners
Introduced by PETER CRANMER
Produced by PEGGY BACON

Contributors

Talks: Pat Whitehouse
Unknown: Peter Duddridge
Unknown: John Clarke
Unknown: Jack McGeagh
Unknown: Robert Beggs
Talks: John Adams
Introduced By: Peter Cranmer
Produced By: Peggy Bacon

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

In the region today-news, comment, controversy

: SCOTLAND YARD CALLING

Can you help the Police or can they help you? '

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

on gramophone records

: BBC SYMPHONY CONCERT

From the Tonhalle, Zurich
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conductor, Antal Dorati
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: * The Interval IN SEARCH OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE

LESLIE GARDINER describes an expedition to a remote corner of Sardinia, and how it achieved its objective

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Gardiner

: * Concert

Part 2 followed by an interlude

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Wales
Round 5
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , CEDRIC CLIFFE Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE Wales:
T. I. ELLIS , WYN GRIFFITH Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: T. I. Ellis
Unknown: Wyn Griffith
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
JOHN THOMPSON introduces a programme specially designed to reflect listeners' comments on current issues
Corresnondents are invited to write to Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London, W.I.

Contributors

Introduces: John Thompson

: us AND OURS

In other words
Parents and Children airing their views on various aspects of the same subject
Tonight: Foreigners
Introduced by JOHN DARRAN
Produced by GAENOR THOMAS
Broadcast on September 6 in the Welsh Home Service

Contributors

Introduced By: John Darran
Produced By: Gaenor Thomas

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The River of Diamonds by GEOFFREY JENKINS abridged by Donald Bancroft read by DEREK HART
Third of fifteen Instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Jenkins
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Derek Hart

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

BBC WOMEN'S CHORUS
Conductor, PETER GELLHORN

Contributors

Conductor: Peter Gellhorn

: Closedown









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