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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends, and current topics

: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker,
THE Rev. DR. ALBERT BELDEN

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Dr. Albert Belden

: 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

The Hope of Fulfilment in readings and music

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Recordings from the past and the present Men at Work in song and story introduced by ROBERT TURLEY
A Sound Archives production

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Turley

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

ANTONY HOPKINS discusses a work or theme of current interest
Sunday's broadcast in the Music Programme followed by an interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS THE WORLD OF WORK

12: Your Questions Answered
A Youth Employment Officer, a Youth Club leader, and a Staff Relations Manager answer questions sent by schools

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 80
My spirit longs for thee (BBC
H.B. 331)
Canticle 7
Isaiah 50, vv. 4-11
God is my strong salvation
(BBC H.B. 453)

: FOR SCHOOLS VOLTAIRE A FERNEY

Written by Odette Lhenry
French for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Written By: Odette Lhenry

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS SINGING TOGETHER

by WILLIAM APPLEBY
All the songs in today's programme have been requested by schools

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby

: THE STORYTELLER

The Saint by V. S. PRITCHETT read by DENYS HAWTHORNE
' When I was seventeen years old I lost my religious faith. It had been unsteady for some time and then, very suddenly, it went as the result of an incident in a punt on the river outside the town where we lived ..."
Broadcast on February 3

Contributors

Unknown: V. S. Pritchett
Read By: Denys Hawthorne

: FOR SCHOOLS WEST SIDE STORY

An illustrated talk by ROGER NORTH on the musical by Leonard Bernstein
Orchestral Concerts series

Contributors

Talk By: Roger North
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein

: CONCERT HOUR

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

George Malcolm musician discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Repeated on Saturday at 1.40

Contributors

Unknown: George Malcolm
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Listen With Mother

For children under five
Today's story: "Belinda is a Bridesmaid" by Mary Stonevale

Contributors

Author of story: Mary Stonevale

: FOR SCHOOLS PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

Stories of the bean, cabbage, and potato by RITA ALLEN
The last of three programmes about fruit and vegetables

Contributors

Unknown: Rita Allen

: MUSIC BOX

by GORDON REYNOLDS

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds

: PROSE AND VERSE READINGS

The Spirit of the Jungle by F. Spencer Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: F. Spencer Chapman

: MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND MIME

For the nine to eleven year olds by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Harris

: A Second Start

Children at School
A weekly guide to reseach in education mainly for women who might enter or return to teaching
Five talks on the effect of environment on learning by RONALD GULLIFORD ,
Lecturer in Education, Birmingham University
5: The Value of Experience

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Gulliford

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Savrola by Winston Churchill adapted for radio by JOHN TYDEMAN
Paul Scofield as Savrola with June Tobin as Lucile Molara
In honour of Sir Winston Churchill 's 90th birthday on November 30, the BBC commissioned an adaptation for radio of his only novel, written in 1897 when he was a young officer in the 4th Hussars in India. The story is one of romantic and political intrigue set against the background of revolution in the imaginary Mediterranean state of Laurania.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Hamlyn Benson , Gordon Faith, Alan Haines and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON
Broadcast on November 28

Contributors

Unknown: Winston Churchill
Unknown: John Tydeman
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: June Tobin
Unknown: Lucile Molara
Unknown: Sir Winston Churchill
Played By: Hamlyn Benson
Unknown: Alan Haines
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Louis Moret: Gordon Gardner
Lieutenant Tiro: Glyn Dearman
President Antonio Molara: Norman Shelley
Colonel Sorrento: Patrick Barr
Lucile Molara: June Tobin
Mr Secretary Miguel: William Fox
Savrola: Paul Scofield
Mayor Godoy: John Ruddock
Lucile's maid: Jane Wenham
Kreutze: Peter Marinker
Bettine: Hilda Kriseman
Admiral de Mello: Eric Anderson

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Turning Points: ANONA WINN talks to JOHN ELLISON about her early life
How Art Thou Translated!:
LAURENCE COTTERELL reveals a wartime secret
For Your Present List:
DAVID DAVIS suggests some books for giving to children
You asked us to play.... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: Laurence Cotterell
Unknown: David Davis
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: MUSIC CLUB

From the South-East
A weekly meeting with young musicians
This week:
ORPINGTON JUNIOR SINGERS
Conductor, SHEILA MOSSMAN
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY
Produced by CHARLES BEARDSALL

Contributors

Conductor: Sheila Mossman
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: Charles Beardsall

: 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

Scottish Dance Music played by the BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA
Leader, Dennis McConnell
Conductor, JACK LEON with ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)

Contributors

Leader: Dennis McConnell
Conductor: Jack Leon
Accordion: Archie Duncan

: THE PASSING OF THE REGIMENTS

Regimental Marches and music past and present played by the BAND OF THE
ROYAL MILITARY SCHOOL OF MUSIC by permission of the Commandant
Conducted by LT.-COL. BASIL H. BROWN , M.B.E. Director of Music
Introduced by FRANK PHILLIPS

Contributors

Conducted By: Lt.-Col. Basil H. Brown
Introduced By: Frank Phillips

: RING UP THE CURTAIN

VILEM TAUSKY conducts the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins in highlights from operetta, opera, and ballet with RAE WOODLAND (soprano)
ROBERT THOMAS (tenor)
THE JOHN MCCARTHY SINGERS
Introduced by David BROWN
Produced by ALAN ABBOTT
The programme includes excerpts from:

Contributors

Leader: Arthur Leavins
Singers: John McCarthy
Introduced By: David Brown
Produced By: Alan Abbott

: THE WINTER PEOPLE

Adapted from his own novel by Gilbert Phelps with Rupert Davies
Martina Mayne , Andrew Sachs
Other parts: members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by R. D. SMITH
See page 26

Contributors

Unknown: Rupert Davies
Unknown: Martina Mayne
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Colonel John Parr, V C: Rupert Davies
The Girl: Martina Mayne
David: Andrew Sachs
Gladys: Molly Rankin
Grandma: Olga Lindo
David,as a boy: Isabel Rennie
Daniel: William Fox
Joseph: Patrick Barr
Ferris: Derek Birch
Peters: John Bryning
Carlos: Frank Singulneau
Blacksmith: Michael Kilgarriff
Old man: Norman Wynne
Old woman: Pearl Prescod
Headman: Tommy Eytle

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
DOUGLAS BROWN introduces a programme specialty designed to reflect listeners' comments on public affairs and policy
Correspondents are invited to write to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.1-

Contributors

Introduces: Douglas Brown

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

A. J. Wentworth , B.A. (Retd.) by H. F. ELLIS abridged by Eileen Capel read by RICHARD HURNDALL
First of ten instalments
Richard Hurndall is in 'Hostile Witness ' at the Haymarket Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown: J. Wentworth
Unknown: H. F. Ellis
Abridged By: Eileen Capel
Read By: Richard Hurndall
Unknown: Richard Hurndall

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Quartet No. 3, in G major
(C. P. E. Bach)
KARLHEINZ ZÖLLER (flute)
SIEGBERT UEBERSCHEIER (viola) WOLFGANG BOETTCHER (cello)
IRMGARD LECHNER (harpsichord)
11.28* Sonata in C major
(J. C. F. Bach)
KARLHEINZ ZÖLLER (flute) LOTHAR KOCH (oboe)
WOLFGANG BOETTCHER (cello)
IRMGARD LECHNER (harpsichord)
on a gramophone record

Contributors

Cello: Wolfgang Boettcher
Harpsichord: Irmgard Lechner
Flute: Karlheinz Zöller
Oboe: Lothar Koch
Cello: Wolfgang Boettcher
Harpsichord: Irmgard Lechner

: Closedown









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