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: FARMING TODAY

† News, market trends and current topics

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Wednesday'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

THE BISHOP OF LLANDAFF on the theme: The Cup of Life
4: The Cup of Suffering

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: FOR SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SERVICE

for Primary Schools
Introductory Music

: THE SERVICE

Immortal, invisible. God only wise (Tune, St. Denio-S.P. 535)
Story: The Life of Christ. 4:
Guardian and Guide
The Prayer for Goodwill
Heavenly Father, may thy blessing (Tune, Pleading Saviour-S.P. 516)
Tuesday's broadcast

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS HEALTH AND SCIENCE

Survival
1: Keeping healthy
† by MICHAEL SMEE

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage I by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 47
Love of the Father, Love of God the Son (BBC H.B. 522)
Psalm 126
St. Matthew 13, vv. 24-35
0 spirit of the living God
(BBC H.B. 159)

: FOR SCHOOLS DRAWING

2: Exaggeration
HAROLD SHELTON continues his examination of drawing techniques by talking about exaggeration of line and feature, with reference to drawings and caricatures by Picasso. Rembrandt, and Vicky Art and Design series

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Shelton
Unknown: Vicky Art

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS TIME AND TUNE

Written by Jenyth Worsley
Introduced by JOHN CAMBURN

Contributors

Written By: Jenyth Worsley
Introduced By: John Camburn

: WEST GERMANY

North Rhine-Westphalia
Script by Roger Pilkington
† Geography series

Contributors

Script By: Roger Pilkington

: Music Workshop Follow-Up

Practice in musical activities begun in the Music Workshop
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Written By: William Murphy

: A MONTH IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

by EDWARD McFADYEN
Travel does not broaden the mind so much as shatter illusions-at least this is what Edward McFadyea found when he went to the United States.

Contributors

Unknown: Edward McFadyea

: 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 to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House, London. W.I.

Contributors

Introduces: Audrey Russell

: THIS TIME OF DAY

A topieal 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

Wednesday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Written by: Edward J. Mason
Edited by: Godfrey Baseley
Produced by: Tony Shryane

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. West
Round
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON
SIR DENIS BROGAN
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
West:
VIVIAN OGILVIE , VINCENT WAITE
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Wednesday's broadcast followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Vivian Ogilvie
Unknown: Vincent Waite
Arranged By: Patrick Harvey

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story:
' Toffee is Busy ' by JANE ALAN

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Alan

: FOR SCHOOLS BEGGARMAN, THIEF

A poetry programme by MICHAEL BALDWIN
Adventures in English series

Contributors

Programme By: Michael Baldwin

: SOUND

4: Echoes and Echo-sounding by ARTHUR GARRATT tScience Work Units series

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Garratt

: SHACKLETON AND THE ENDURANCE

Written by Garry Lyle
Stories from British History series

Contributors

Written By: Garry Lyle

: A Second Start: 14: Portrait of a Secondary Modern School

Ideas in Education
It is sometimes said that the dice are loaded against the 'unacademic' child. Does the secondary modern school help or hinder the process?
Tony Gibson introduces a radio portrait of a Yorkshire secondary modern school, compiled from recordings made on the spot.

Contributors

Presenter: Tony Gibson

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, SIR GERALD BARRY
Art: ERIC NEWTON
Film: EDGAR ANSTEY
Theatre: J. W. LAMBERT
Broadcasting: STEPHEN POTTER
Book: JANET ADAM SMITH
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: J. W. Lambert
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Janet Adam Smith

: FREDDY GRISEWOOD AT HOME

with some favourite records which listeners have helped him to choose

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including: t'Rama the Wolf-boy:
VERNON ROBINSON recalls the time in 'India when during a hunting expedition they trapped a young man who had been reared by a wolf pack
† The Single Woman and her
Dependants: MARJORIE BILBOW looks in at a recent conference to discuss the problem and speaks to some of those taking part
Your Letters
You asked us to play record requests
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown: Vernon Robinson
Unknown: Marjorie Bilbow
Introduced By: Steve Race

: COUNTERSPY

A serial play by John Darran featuring Security Officers Greg Vaughan and James 'Rocky' Mountain in their latest assignment
6: Tunnel of Death
Produeed by EVELYN WILLIAMS

Contributors

Play By: John Darran
Unknown: Greg Vaughan
Unknown: Evelyn Williams
Colonel Spear: Ivor Maddox
Greg Vaughan: John Darran
'Rocky' Mountain: Dillwyn Owen
Minister: Henry Jacobs
Dr Quinnell: David Lawton
Carvallo PETER: Bowen Jones

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

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

: SCOTLAND YARD CALLING

Can you help the Police or can they help you?

: MUSIC ON THE MOVE

with SIDNEY BRIGHT AND HIS MUSIC

: COUNTRY CEILI

from Draperstown, Co. Londonderry
MALACHY DORIS CElLI BAND
JANETTE SIMPSON (soprano)
NORMAN HAWKINS (baritone)
PAT MCGUIGAN (harmonica)
M.C., JACK SLOANE
Produced by SAM DENTON

Contributors

Soprano: Janette Simpson
Unknown: Jack Sloane
Produced By: Sam Denton

: JIMMY GREAVES ON THE BALL

The distinguished Tottenham Hotspur and England footballer talks to HANS KELLER
Produced by BERT KINGDON
See facing page

Contributors

Produced By: Bert Kingdon

: THE AWFUL CALAMITY

The story of the first passenger railway accident and a gold snuff-box told by ELEANOR RANSOME with DENYS BLAKELOCK
EDWARD CHAPMAN
CECILE CHEVREAU , ALEC FINTER JOAN HART , NEVILLE HARTLEY STEPHEN JACK , ERIC PHILLIPS GARY WATSON
Produced by CHRISTOPHER SYKES
See facing page

Contributors

Told By: Eleanor Ransome
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Edward Chapman
Unknown: Cecile Chevreau
Unknown: Alec Finter
Unknown: Joan Hart
Unknown: Neville Hartley
Unknown: Stephen Jack
Unknown: Eric Phillips
Unknown: Gary Watson
Produced By: Christopher Sykes

: WHO KNOWS?

Answers to listeners' questions about science and technology In the chair,
PROFESSOR G. P. WELLS
Members of the team: JOHN MASON
Imperial College, London
JOHN MAYNARD SMITH and PALMER NEWBOULD
University College, London GWYNNE VEVERS
Zoological Soeiety, London
Arranged by Archie Clow
If you have a question to put to the panel. write It on a postcard to:
House. London. W.1.

Contributors

Unknown: Professor G. P. Wells
Arranged By: Archie Clow

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

BBC Scottish Orchestra Leader, Trevor Williams
Conductor, Norman Del Mar

Contributors

Leader: Trevor Williams
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
† WALTER JAMES introduces a programme specially designed to reflect listeners' comments on public affairs and policy Correspondents are invited to write to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.I.

Contributors

Introduces: Walter James

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side by AGATHA CHRISTIE abridged by Neville Teller
Read by OLIVE GREGG Fourteenth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Agatha Christie
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Olive Gregg

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

DAVID LUMSDEN (organ)
Dialogue sur les grands jeux;
Cromorne en taille.De Grigny
From the Sheldonian, Oxford

Contributors

Unknown: David Lumsden

: Closedown









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