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: THE NEWS

: Presidential Special Edition

It is five hours back in the United States, and Presidential Election results will have been pouring in since the polls closed. Today opens with an extra early edition this morning to bring listeners full coverage from across the Atlantic.
See page 45

: FARMING TODAY

News. market trends, and current topics

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Tuesday's 7.50 talk

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

This morning's normal first edition includes full coverage of the latest results in the United States Presidential Election.

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The Book for all Seasons
People from different walks of life have been reading it
3: A teacher ANNE LONG

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

By the time this edition goes on the air. the next President of the United States may be known. The latest situation is fully analysed.

: THE NEWS

: Presidential Special Edition

World reactions to the United States Election results are analysed in this extra late edition of Today, linking half-a-dozen capitals.

: RECITAL

JAN WILSON (oboe)
FREDERICK STONE (piano)
NIGEL COXE (piano)

Contributors

Oboe: Frederick Stone
Piano: Nigel Coxe

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

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

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning,. page 90
As pants the hart for cooling streams (BBC H.B. 451)
Psalm 23
St. John 16, vv. 12-22
There is a land of pure delight
(BBC H.B. 254)

: FOR SCHOOLS DE L'IMPRÉVU

Written by Charlotte Crozet
Also JAN ROSOL singing with his guitar
Intermediate French series

Contributors

Written By: Charlotte Crozet
Unknown: Jan Rosol

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS AIR AND WATER

7: How does water get to the tap? by HARRY ARMSTRONG
Junior Science series

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Armstrong

: Music Workshop

Activities for the Music Workshop described by John Huw Davies, who also introduces a new character, Carlito the Rat
Carlito the Rat
Fernanda the Bull
Don Pedro the Donkey from The Four Friends
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Presenter: John Huw Davies
Writer: William Murphy

: The Defence of Great Britain: 6: The Great Deterrent

Script by Alun Gwynne-Jones
The Modern World series

Contributors

Script By: Alun Gwynne-Jones

: THE DANCING ENGLISH

visits Oxfordshire to join a country dance party at Sibford Gower to the music of BlDFORD-ON-AVON
SQUARE DANCE BAND with songs by DAVID BUTSON and BOB RUNDLE (melodion)
Master of Ceremonies. KENNETH CLARK
Introduced by RICHARD MADDOCK
Kenneth Clark broadcasts by permission of The English Folk Dance and Song Society

Contributors

Songs By: David Butson
Songs By: Bob Rundle
Unknown: Kenneth Clark
Introduced By: Richard Maddock
Introduced By: Kenneth Clark

: GREAT CONDUCTORS

Sir Adrian Boult conducts the LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Ballet Music: The Perfect Foot
(Holst)
12.41* Dream Children (Elgar)
12.48' Overture: Portsmouth
Point (Watton) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: MY WORD!

Midland Region's panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND
Last Friday's broadcast followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: ' Gregory Goat goes swimming ' by MOLLY SOLE

Contributors

Unknown: Gregory Goat

: FOR SCHOOLS SHOE SHINE BOY

A story about Hans, the little Dutch boy, and his magic clogs by MARGARET THOMAS ' Let's Join In series

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Thomas

: DR. ZHIVACO

by Boris Pasternak adapted by Zoe Bailey
1: Growing Up
Books. Plays. Poems series

Contributors

Unknown: Boris Pasternak
Adapted By: Zoe Bailey

: NATURE REPORT

by R. J. CONRAN
Nature Study series

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Conran

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Beware of the Hermit by Peter Bull and Donald Churchill with Hubert Gregg
Jim and Julie go hermit-hunting — an adventure far more diverting than they first thought!
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Bull
Unknown: Donald Churchill
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Produced By: Norman Wright
Jim: Hubert Gregg
Julie: Valerie Kirkhright
Fred: Wilfrid Carter
Mrs Hedley: Nan Marriott-Watson
Mr Hedley: John Ruddock
Doctor: John Boxer
Mrs Stoner: Molly Rankin

: RACHMANINOV

played by GARY GRAFFMAN (piano)
Barcarolle, Op. 10 No. Elegie. Op. 3 No. Polichinelle on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Gary Graffman

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from the Parish Church of St. James, Belfast
Introit: Let thy merciful ears
(Weelkes)
Preces and Responses (Tallis) Psalms 22 and 23 Canticles (Noble in B'minor) Anthem: Alleluia, sing praises
( Vecchi)
Hymn: For all thy saints, 0
Lord (I.C.H. 190: Tune, Car-lisle)
Organist and choirmaster, Leslie F. McCarrison

Contributors

Choirmaster: Leslie F. McCarrison

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Danish Resistance: PASTOR
POUL BORCHSENIUS talks to JACK Singleton about how the Jews escaped the Nazis in occupied Denmark
' Off-Beat ': STEVE RACE celebrates the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of ADOLPHE SAX
Coing to the Pictures?:
JOHN STRATTEN recommends some films on general release, and talks to a star
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Singleton
Unknown: Steve Race
Unknown: John Stratten
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: A SCHOOLGIRL TO RUSSIA

A seventeen-year-old London schoolgirl, CRHISTINE BOWLER talks to DANIEL COUNIHAN , Of the BBC's Diplomatic Staff, about her recent visit to Russia
See page 45

Contributors

Talks: Crhistine Bowler
Unknown: Daniel Counihan

: 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

: PIANO AT SEVEN

Bach
Prelude and Fugue in A flat major (Book 1 of the ' 48 ') 7.4' Partita No. 2, in C minor:
Sinfonia: Allemande; Courante. Sarabande; Rondeaux; Capriccio played by ALASDAlR GRAHAM

Contributors

Played By: Alasdalr Graham

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

Five-round contests between London and the Regions London v. Midlands
Round 1
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , BARRY CARMAN
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Midlands:
DAVID FRANKLIN
GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Quiz-Master, Roy Plomley
Programme arranged by PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Barry Carman
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Arranged By: Patrick Harvey

: THE NORTHERN DRIFT

An anthology of verse, prose, and songs by writers from the North of England
Compiled by ALAN PLATER
Produced by ALFRED BRADLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Plater
Produced By: Alfred Bradley

: A NIGHT IN VENICE

Records of the operetta by Johann Strauss
Introduced by PHILIP HOPE-WALLACE

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Strauss
Introduced By: Philip Hope-Wallace

: REMEMBER

Colonel Andrew Campbell
Colonel Campbell is described by his friend Philip O'Connor as ' a refugee ' from an army career. He is now a builder.
In this programme he talks to PHILIP O'CONNOR about his experiences during the Second World War and about his life and opinions
Produced by DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Unknown: Colonel Andrew Campbell
Unknown: Philip O'Connor
Unknown: Philip O'Connor
Produced By: David Thomson

: 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
Correspondents are invited to write to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London W.l

Contributors

Introduces: John Thompson

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The River of Diamonds by GEOFFREY JENKINS abridged by Donald Bancroft read by DEREK HART
Elg.:.h of fifteen instalments

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Reger
Variations and Fugue on an original theme, Op. 73 played by W. 0. MINAY (organ)
From St. Cuthbert's Parish Church. Edinburgh

: Closedown









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