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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

'As I walked through the wilderness'
Talk by THE REV. DAVID ERSKINE

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. David Erskine

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the news. its background, and the people who make it
A revised edition of Saturday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SERVICE

tfor Primary Schools
Introductory Music

: THE SERVICE

Father, hear the prayer we offer (Tune, Gott Will's Machen-S.P. 487)
Story: The Life of Christ. 3,
Hidden and found
The Prayer for Forgiveness
0 Jesus, I have promised
(Tune, Thornbury-S.P. 255)

: OVER TO YOU

A programme of talk, questions, sounds, and stories
Today's subject: Trial of Strength
Speaker, Roy WATERS

: DAILY SERVICE

The Presentation of Christ
New Every Morning, page 19
Christ is our corner-stone (BBC
H.B. 259)
Canticle 11
St. Luke 2, w. 22-38
0 thou not made with hands
(BBC H.B. 180)

: FOR SCHOOLS UN JEUME HOMME TROP PRESSE

Presente par FRANÇOISE et ANDRE avec JAN ROSOL et sa guitare
Early Stages In French series

: RUSSIAN

3: Night Train to Moscow
Dramatised scene recorded in Moscow
Written by Peter Norman and Natasha Norman

Contributors

Written By: Peter Norman
Written By: Natasha Norman

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

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

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: IT TAKES ALL SORTS

Engineer Extraordinary
JOHN STRACHAN talks to JOHN GRAY about his work, his fishing, and his garden

Contributors

Talks: John Strachan
Unknown: John Gray

: FOR SCHOOLS CHRISTIANITY AND THE NATURAL SCIENCES

Is There a Meeting Point?
The scientific interpretation of the evidence
Speaker, J. MAYNARD SMITH
Sixth Form series: The Christian
Religion and Its Philosophy

Contributors

Unknown: J. Maynard Smith

: LISTENING POST

AUDREY RUSSELL Introduces this midday edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on lively talking points of any kind are welcome for these broadcasts
Correspondents are Invited to write to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London, W.l.

Contributors

Introduces: Audrey Russell

: THIS TIME OF DAY

A topical programme of sounds and voices to provoke midday listeners with minds of their own
Presented by the Radio Newsreel production team with WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

Contributors

Unknown: Winston S. Churchill

: The Archers

Monday's broadcast in the Light Programme

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: BRIGHT AS A BUTTON

Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor on their happy wanderings with the songs they've heard the places they've seen and the folk they've met
This week's guest: Nadia Cattouse
Produced by JOHN DYAS

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Hall
Unknown: Jimmie MacGregor
Produced By: John Dyas

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story:
' Billy's Toboggan by EILEEN EDGE

: FOR SCHOOLS THE SONS OF BRUTUS

Treachery in the young Roman republic (510 B.C.)
Written by Rhoda Power
Stories from World History series

Contributors

Written By: Rhoda Power

: WILLIAM CAREY, MISSIONARY

The story of a man who began life as a Northamptonshire cobbler in 1761 and lived to become a leading Orientalist whose name is still revered in India.
Written by John Hearsey
History Work Units series

Contributors

Written By: John Hearsey

: THE PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS

First of three talks by KENNETH ALWYN on the ballet with music by Benjamin Britten
Adventures In Music series

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Alwyn
Music By: Benjamin Britten

: THE AMERICAN

by Henry James adapted as a serial In three parts by MARY HOPE ALLEN with David Knight and Maxine Audley
Part 3
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Mary Hope Allen
Unknown: David Knight
Produced By: Archie Campbell

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

GILLIAN SANSOM (violin)
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conductor, GEORGE HURST
4.25' Suite: Mother Goose.Raeel

Contributors

Violin: Gillian Sansom
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Alan Melville reflects
When the temperature rails:
ANGELA PAIN investigates the effect of the cold on elderly people and what can be done to overcome it
Silver Lining:
Miss EMILY MACMANUS , formerly Matron of Guy's Hospital, talks about envy
Your Letters
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: Miss Emily MacManus
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: 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

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Sport
Produced by the South-East news unit

: SCOTLAND YARD CALLING

Can you help the Police or can they help you?

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

Get there with PETER MARTIN and the BBC WEST OF ENGLAND PLAYERS Leader, William Reid

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Martin
Leader: William Reid

: THE BALLAD MAKERS

Their songs and ballads sung by ROBERT THOMAS (tenor)
OWEN BRANNIGAN (bass)
FREIDERICK STONE (piano)
Introduced by ALAN DENT
Produced by ANTHONY PHILPOTT

Contributors

Tenor: Robert Thomas
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Piano: Freiderick Stone
Introduced By: Alan Dent
Produced By: Anthony Philpott

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by DERYCK COOKE RAE WOODLAND (soprano) ROWLAND JONES (tenor) BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway Conductor, RAE JENKINS
Given before an invited audience at the Assembly Rooms, City Hall, Cardiff

Contributors

Introduced By: Deryck Cooke
Introduced By: Rae Woodland
Tenor: Rowland Jones
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: ADVOCATE IMPERATIVE

Famous cases of Sir Patrick Hastings , K.C.
Selected and presented at the microphone by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
6: Laski v. The Newark Advertiser et at. 1945
During the General Election campaign of 1945 Professor Laski, the distinguished political theorist, was reported as saying that if reform by consent proved impossible then ' we shall have to use violence. even if it means revolution.' He sued the newspapers concerned for libel, and a much discussed cross-examination by Hastings was undoubtedly the strongest influence on the jury to find against the Professor.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Patrick Hastings
Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten

: SONGS AND DANCES FROM ISRAEL

Gramophone records introduced by Michael ALMAZ

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael Almaz

: CONFERENCE

assembles, either in studio dtscussion or documentary form, the views of people active in public life on issues that merit assessment in depth

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News People In the News followed by LISTENING POST
WALTER JAMES Introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are especially welcome.

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side by AGATHA CHRISTIE
Read by OLIVE GREGG
Seventh of 6fteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Agatha Christie
Read By: Olive Gregg

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Bliss Sonata for viola and piano played by HERBERT DOWNES (viola) LEONARD CASSINI (piano)

Contributors

Viola: Herbert Downes
Piano: Leonard Cassini

: Closedown









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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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