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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

Life After Easter
Talks by THE REV. NEIL ALEXANDER
4: Stepping out

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Neil Alexander

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE SEAL SUMMER

by NINA WARNER HOOKE
Read by JOAN MATHESON
Fourth of seven instalments

Contributors

Read By: Joan Matheson

: THE NEWS

: A CONVERSATION WITH MURIEL LESTER

The founder of Kingsley Hall. Bow; friend of Gandhi: Christian pacifist, and one-time travelling secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation talks to Elizabeth Grey of her life and work in the East End of London, the Americas, India, China, and Japan, and of her many friends

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Grey

: A LONG GREEN TRAIL

Some impressions of the route followed by the Pennine Way as seen by travellers in bygone days
Chosen by TOM STEPHENSON
Readers:
Geoffrey Banks , Bert Parnaby Ronald Harvi , David Mahlowe Joan Oldfield
Produced by Stanley Williamson
The Pennine Way. a 250-mile-long walking route from Derbyshire to the Scottish border, is to be formally opened on Saturday.
See facing page

Contributors

Readers: Tom Stephenson
Readers: Geoffrey Banks
Readers: Bert Parnaby
Unknown: Ronald Harvi
Unknown: David Mahlowe
Unknown: Joan Oldfield
Produced By: Stanley Williamson

: HANDEL

Concerto Grosso No. 10, in G minor (Oboe Concerto No. 3) played by HERMANN TÖTTCHER (oboe) and the BERLIN Bach ORCHESTRA
Conducted by CARL GORVIN on a gramophone record

Contributors

Conducted By: Carl Gorvin

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 41
Christ the Lord is risen! (BBC
H.B. 100)
Psalm 85
St. Luke 24. vv. 25-35
Abide with me; fast falls the eventide (BBC H.B. 298)

: THE ELIZABETHAN NATION

Eight lectures given by JOEL HURSTFIELD
Astor Professor of English History, University of London, at the University of East Anglia 6: Patronage and Politics
Professor Hurstfield examines how the power of the crown was diffused through patronage and how the crown's position was affected by the rise of nationalism.
Broadcast on February 15 in the Third Network
A paperback is available

: SIDNEY SAX AND HIS STRINGS

with Topic for Music

: THE MORE WE ARE TOGETHER

Songs and sounds from some of the warmer countries of the Commonwealth recorded and introduced by JOHN CORDEAUX
Changing the Guard in Gibraltar: a procession in Grenada; folk songs in Mauritius, Dominica. British Guiana ...

Contributors

Introduced By: John Cordeaux

: LISTENING POST

JOHN ELLISON introduces this midday edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics.

Contributors

Introduces: John Ellison

: 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 THE EARL OF ARRAN

: The Archers

Wednesday's broadcast in the Light Programme

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland
Round 5
London :
BARRY CARMAN CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE Scotland:
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY
Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Carman
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Patrick Harvey

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: ' Brenda's
Picnic ' by ELIZABETH SADLER

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Sadler

: NINE DAYS QUEEN

An account of the closing months of the life of Lady Jane Grey
Compiled from contemporary documents by ALISON PLOWDEN
On the death of Edward VI in July 1553 Lady Jane Grey was proclaimed Queen of England by her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, who intended to rule the country through her. The Duke's bid for power was a failure and nine days later Mary Tudor-the rightful heiress-was herself proclaimed Queen. Northumberland was executed. Jane's own execution, by then a political necessity, followed in February 1554. She was sixteen years old
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS
Broadcast on November 14. 1963

Contributors

Unknown: Lady Jane Grey
Unknown: Lady Jane Grey
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
Lady Jane Grey: Prunella Scales
The Duke of Northumberland: Francis de Wolf
The Marquis of Winchester: Peter Pratt
The Earl of Arundel: Geoffrey Wincott
Dr Feckenham: Lewis Stringer
Narrator: Richard Hurndall

: FROM FOREIGN PARTS

BBC Correspondents all over the world talk about the countries in which they live and work
Introduced by PETER LATHAM

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Latham

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, T. C. WORSLEY
Art: David PIPER
Film: ERIC RHODE
Theatre: LIONEL HALE
Broadcasting:
KATHARINE WHITERORN
Book: RICHARD FINDLATER
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: David Piper
Unknown: Eric Rhode
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Katharine Whiterorn
Unknown: Richard Findlater

: COMMUNITY MASS

from Hawkesyard Priory, Rugeley, Staffs
Celebrant and Preacher: FR. GILES HIBBERT , O.P.
Entrance: Psalm 42 (Geltneau)
Offertory: Psalm 95 (Gelineau)
Communion: Canticle of the Three
Children (Gelineau)
Through the Red Sea (W.H. 57)
Organist, Nicolas Kynaston
Action of the Mass described by FATHER OSMUND LEWRY, O.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Giles Hibbert
Organist: Nicolas Kynaston

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Pub Pianist: GEOFFREY HUBBARD recalls a surprise evening at St. Ives in Huntingdonshire
Cordon Rouge: GEORGE VILLIERS in the kitchen
Your Letters
You asked us to play ... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Pianist: Geoffrey Hubbard
Unknown: George Villiers
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

The Nebuly Coat by J. Meade Falkner adapted for radio by THEA HOLME with Peter Pratt , Peter Marinker and Carol Harsh
EPISODE 4: Anastasia refuses Westray's marriage proposal. The consequences of examining the Blandamer family papers are finally brought home to Sharnall ...
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown: J. Meade Falkner
Unknown: Thea Holme
Unknown: Peter Pratt
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Carol Harsh
Produced By: Brian Miller
Narrator: Robert Pim
Miss Joliffe: Gladys Spencer
Anastasia: Carol Marsh
Sharnall: Peter Pratt
Westray: Peter Marinker
The Bishop of Carisbury: Norman Tyrrell
Creole singer: Mollie Petrie
Landlord: Roy Brimble
Coroner: Bernard Padfield
Dr Ennefer: Ronald Russell

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

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

: HOME TO MUSIC

played for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER and PEPPINO PRINCIPE (accordion)

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

BBC Northern Orchestra
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conductor, George Hurst

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst

: THE DEATH-PITS OFUR

by Leonard Cottrell
The discovery by the late Sir Leonard Woolley of the treasure-laden tombs of Ur of the Chaldees is one of the high romances of archaeology, with Edward Chapman as SIR LEONARD WOOLLEY and Leigh Crutchley , Francis de Wolff Andrew Faulds. Peter Marinker
' Eva Stuart. Ralph Truman
Narrated and produced by Leonard Cottrell

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Cottrell
Unknown: Leonard Woolley
Unknown: Edward Chapman
Unknown: Sir Leonard Woolley
Unknown: Leigh Crutchley
Unknown: Francis de Wolff
Unknown: Andrew Faulds.
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Eva Stuart.
Unknown: Ralph Truman
Produced By: Leonard Cottrell

: WRITING PERSONALLY

KATHARINE WHITEHORN is a columnist on The Observer Is it fun, or is it hard work? Does it bring compensations or problems?
She talks about her experiences and the way she tackles her job

Contributors

Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn

: WHO KNOWS?

A question and answer programme on science and technology
Panel:
ROBERT BOYD
University College, London
DAVID DEWHIRST Cambridge Observatories
OTTO EDHOLM
Medical Research Council Laboratories
GWYNNE VEVERS Zoological Society
In the chair,
PROFESSOR G. P. WELLS
Arranged by Archie Clow
If you have a question to put to the panel, write it on a postcard to: Who Knows?. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.l.

Contributors

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

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
LESLIE SMITH introduces this evening's edition of a programme designed to reflect lis teners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces: Leslie Smith

: ABOUT THE HOUSE

A series of five talks about the role of backbenchers in Parliament
3:Standing up for the Commutersby ERIC LuBBocK, up.

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Adam Bede by GEORGE ELIOT
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF
Part 3: 9-Another meeting in the woods

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Bede
Unknown: George Eliot
Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

ROBERT COLLET (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Robert Collet

: Closedown









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