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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends andcurrenttopics

: LIFTUP 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'

New Life
Talks by THE REV. WILFRED BRIDGE
4: The Larger Place of the Cross

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD

A true story written and told by Stephen Grenfell as seen by Cathryn Grenfell
An author is moved by an irresistible compulsion to write a documentary programme about blind children. Because he does not feel able to go among these children and discover truly their problems and their way of life he sends his eight-and-a-half-year-old daughter to a nursery school for small blind children. \
Produced by ALAN BURGESS
Broadcast on March 14

Contributors

Told By: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Cathryn Grenfell
Produced By: Alan Burgess
Cathryn Grenfell (in the present): Cathryn Grenfell
Cathryn Grenfell as a child Jo: Manning Wilson
Gordon Martin: Preston Lockwood
Mavis: Isla Cameron
Marion: Sheila Grant
Miss Ellard: Bettina Dickson
Miss Hiner: Molly Rankin

: DEAR MRS. GRAY

ELSPETH GRAY has recently retired after more than thirty years' work in the Women's Probation Service at Marlborough Street Court, Soho. Many of her probationers were prostitutes and shoplifters who later wrote to her about their lives.
Interviewer. LESLIE SMITH
Produced by David Glencross

Contributors

Unknown: Elspeth Gray
Interviewer: Leslie Smith
Produced By: David Glencross

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 19
All praise to thee. who safe hast kept (BBC H.B. 401)
Canticle
Hebrews 4, v. 14, to 5, v. 10
Where high the heavenly temple stands (BBC H.B. 498)

: THE ELIZABETHAN NATION

Eight lectures given by JOEL HURSTFIELD
Astor Professor of English History. University of London, at the University of East Anglia
8: The System Crumbles
In his final lecture Professor Hurstfield describes how the weaknesses implicit in the Elizabethan system of government became explicit under her successors and how it was therefore destroyed.
Broadcast on March 1 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
A police band in Mauritius: musicians in Aden: singing school-children in Barbados; High Mass in Gibraltar and hot gospellers in the Bahamas.... these are some or the items in John Cordeaux 's miscellany.

Contributors

Introduced By: John Cordeaux
Unknown: John Cordeaux

: LISTENING POST

NAN WINTON 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 ing House. London. W.1.

Contributors

Introduces: Nan Winton

: 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

Contributors

Written By: John Keir Cross
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN, JOY ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, CECIL LEWIS
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Humphrey Barclay
Wednesday's broadcast followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Adamson Jack
Unknown: Cecil Lewis
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Produced By: Humphrey Barclay

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: 'The Mouse's
Special ' by DOREEN MALTBY

Contributors

Unknown: Doreen Maltby

: ELIZABETH, PRISONER

by ALISON PLOWDEN with Jill Balcon and Marius Goring
Following the death or her brother Edward VI and the accession of her sister Mary, the Princess Elizabeth. next in line to the throne, found herself in a dangerous situation which resulted in her imprisonment in the Tower and came near to costing her life. The story is compiled from contemporary documents.
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS
Broadcast on April 28, 1963

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: Marius Goring
Unknown: Edward Vi
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
Narrator: Marius Goring
Queen Mary: Catherine Salkeld
The Lord Chancellor: Carleton Hobbs
The Spanish Ambassador: William Devlin
Princess Elizabeth: Jill Balcon

: FROM FOREIGN PARTS

BBC Correspondents aU 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
Film: ERIC RHODE
Theatre: LIONEL HALE
Broadcasting:
KATHARINE WHITEHORN
Book: RICHARD FINDLATER
Art: DAVID SYLVESTER
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown: Richard Findlater

: GEORGE BAKER AT HOME

The well-known singer extends a cordial invitation to listen to some favourite records

: Home This Afternoon

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
The Open Door: George House looks at the way a teachers' training college has welcomed its neighbours from over the wall.
Keeping a Pet: 3: How to look after a cat. Nick Henderson discusses some of the problems with a cat-owner.
I was a TV Guinea-Pig: Dorothy Darke recalls the occasion when she helped John Logie Baird and his colleagues with their early experiments in television.
Your Letters.
You asked us to play.... record requests.
Introduced by Ken Sykora

Contributors

Speaker: Nick Henderson
Speaker: Dorothy Darke
Presenter: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

The Nebuly Coat by J. Meade Fatkner adapted for radio by THEA HOLME with Peter Marinker and Carol Marsh
EPISODE 5: Sharnall has expired at his organ in the dead of night—but by what means? Blandamer wins Anastasia's hand. and Westray discovers the secret which had struck down others before him ...
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown: J. Meade Fatkner
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Carol Marsh
Produced By: Brian Miller
Narrator: Robert Pim
Dr Ennefer: Ronald Russell
Westray: Peter Marinker
Miss Joliffe: Gladys Spencer
Stationmaster: Norman Tyrrell
Anastasia: Carol Marsh
Jolilfe: Edgar Harrison
Miss Sharp: June Barrie
Mrs Flint: Constance Chapman
Mrs Parkyn: Mersa Foster
Lord Blandamer: John Barron
Canon Parkyn: Eric Anderson
First countryman: Norman Tyrrell
Second countryman: Roland Richardson
Third countryman: Peter Marinker
Janaway: Robert Bashford
Anne: June Barrie

: 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 ROSEMARY BRETT DAVIES and MARIE COOPER (two pianos)

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Conductor: Rosemary Brett Davies
Conductor: Marie Cooper

: SIR MALCOLM SARGENT

Seventieth Birthday Concert
ELIZABETH HARWOOD (soprano)
MARJORIE THOMAS (contralto)
JOHN SHIRLEY-QUIRK (baritone)
ROYAL CHORAL SOCIETY
Chorus-Master. James Gaddarn
HUDDERSFIELD CHORAL SOCIETY Chorus-Master, Eric Chadwick
LEEDS PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY Chorus-Master.
Donald Hunt LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Erich Gruenberg
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Albert Hall. London
Part 1: Te Deum (Verdi), The Music Makers (Elgar)

Te Deum. for double chorus and orchestra - Verdi
7.51* The Music Makers. for contralto, chorus, and orchestra (poem by Arthur O'Shaughnessy) - Elgar

Contributors

Soprano: Elizabeth Harwood
Contralto: Marjorie Thomas
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk
Chorus-Master: James Gaddarn
Chorus-Master: Eric Chadwick
Chorus-Master: Donald Hunt
Leader: Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: * The Interval

SIR MALCOLM SARGENT in conversation with JUDITH CHALMERS on life behind the baton

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Judith Chalmers

: * Birthday Concert

Part 2: Coronation Te Deum (Walton), Te Deum (Dvorak)

: PLAYING DEAD

by GILBERT PHELPS
Read by MICHAEL HORDERN
It was the father who enjoyed the game; his son did not.

Contributors

Read By: Michael Hordern

: 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 arogramme designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces: Leslie Smith

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Adam Bede by GEORGE ELIOT
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF
Part 3: 14-The Harvest Supper

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by the SCOTTISH TRIO
Louis Carus (violin) Joan Dickson (cello)
Wight Henderson (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Louis Carus
Cello: Joan Dickson
Piano: Wight Henderson

: Closedown









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