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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends and current topics

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, MARGARET CONNOLLY

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Connolly

: 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

STANLEV PRITCHARD talks about death.... and after
I-Making sense of life

Contributors

Talks: Stanlev Pritchard

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Recordings from the past and the present
JOHN EBDON investigates, and as usual comes to no very definite conclusions....

Contributors

Unknown: John Ebdon

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM THE WORLD

by ALISTAIR COOKE
† Sunday's broadcast

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities
Introduced by NAN WINTON and MICHAEL SMEE
Produced by Richard Dingley
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: Nan Winton
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: LITTLE OLD RARE 'UNS

' Every spring and summer, when I was young, noisy clod-hopping gangs of predators quartered the countryside hunting for birds' eggs ...'
† First of two talks by JOHN RODGERS about his boyhood in Warwick some fifty years ago Next Monday: Leeches, all alive O!

Contributors

Unknown: John Rodgers

: FOR SCHOOLS THE WORLD OF WORK

1: Acting Your Age
† Written by Colin Finbow

Contributors

Written By: Colin Finbow

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 54
Blest be the everlasting God
(BBC H.B. 486)
Psalm 36
Hebrews 7, vv. 4-19
With joy we meditate the grace
(BBC H.B. 134)

: FOR SCHOOLS ON NE BADINE PAS AVEC L'AMOUR

Excerpts from the play by Alfred de Musset
French for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Play By: Alfred de Musset

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS SINGING TOGETHER

by WILLIAM APPLEBY
Shenandoah
Sam sailor's shanty
Drink to me only

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby

: AN EXPERIMENT IN EDUCATION

The first of five programmes in which SYBIL MARSHALL talks to LEIGH CRUTCHLEY about the remarkable and productive effects a gramophone recording of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony had upon her pupils in a small country school in Cambridgeshire
First Movement: Pleasant feelings on arrival in the country
Produced by Maurice Brown

Contributors

Talks: Sybil Marshall
Produced By: Maurice Brown

: FOR SCHOOLS THE CONCERTO

J. S. Bach
Illustrated talk by NEVILLE MARRINER
Orchestral Concerts series

Contributors

Talk By: Neville Marriner

: Announcements

: THIS TIME OF DAY

A topical programme of sounds and voices Presented by the Radio Newsreel production team with THE EARL OF ARRAN including: SEATO
Ministerial Conference
Recorded excerpts from the opening ceremony held earlier today in the Banqueting House, Whitehall

: The Archers

Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Sheila Hancock actress discusses with Roy PLOMLEY the gramophone records she would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: 'Tom Tabby goes Adventuring ' by CONSTANCE MAUNSELL

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Tabby
Unknown: Constance Maunsell

: FOR SCHOOLS PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS

A Highland Gathering
Written by Stanley J. Maxton First of three programmes about British ceremonies

Contributors

Written By: Stanley J. Maxton

: THE MUSIC BOX

by GORDON REYNOLDS

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds

: PROSE AND VERSE READINGS

The Genuine Mexican Plug from ' Roughing It ' by Mark Twain

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Twain

: MUSIC, MOVEMENT, AND MIME

For the nine to eleven year olds
†by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Harris

: PAINTER AMONG THE PLOUGHMEN

When JAMES MORRISON graduated from Glasgow School of Art, he attracted attention by his paintings of the grey-black tenements of his native city. Then he moved to the farm-lands of north-east Scotland, and the tiny fishing village of Catterline, where he found a new way of life and painting

Contributors

Unknown: James Morrison

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Blue Ox
A play for radio by Berkely Mather with Bruce Beeby , David Spenser and Geoffrey Wincott
A plane is on a non-scheduled flight over the jungle. west of Hong Kong.
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Bruce Beeby
Unknown: David Spenser
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including: tCan You Tell Me?: a new fortnightly series answering listeners' queries tFor Your Library List: some recommendations from EVELYN HOME tTwo Centenarians:
ROBIN BAILLIE reckons he was lucky to have lived with two centenarians - his grandmother (born 1830) and her niece Maud Graves (born 1854)
You asked us to play.... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Baillie
Unknown: Maud Graves
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin adapted for radio in five episodes by AILEEN MILLS
EPISODE 1: Rebecca Randall leaves Sunnybrook Farm and goes to Riverboro on Mr. Cobb's stage' (oach, to live with her two maiden aunts. But she finds their way of life is not what she has been accustomed to ...
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown: Kate Douglas Wiggin
Unknown: Rebecca Randall
Produced By: Brian Miller
Narrator, Aunt Jane: Tucker McGuire
Aurelia: Randalll Mavis
Aunt: Miranda Villiers
Rebecca: Josefina Ray
Jeremiah Cobb: Ronald Wilson

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy - Scotland Yard Calling - Sport-From the Local Press
Produced by the South-East news unit

: HOME TO MUSIC

Scottish Dance Music
† played by the BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA Conductor, JACK LEON with ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)
7.0 Music International
Recordings from all lands
Introduced by MARGARET HUBBLE

Contributors

Conductor: Jack Leon
Accordion: Archie Duncan
Introduced By: Margaret Hubble

: CALL THE TUNE

with Joseph Cooper who introduces a programme of records of well-loved music

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper

: Point of Departure

A play by Jean Anouilh, translated by Kitty Black, adapted for radio by Raymond Raikes
with Sylvia Syms, Michael Bryant and Robert Eddison

There is a myth of ancient Greece that tells how Eurydice, the beautiful wife of the musician Orpheus, was bitten by a snake and died; and how Orpheus then descended to the Underworld and with his music so charmed the ears of the Judges of the Dead that he obtained permission for Eurydice to follow him to the upper world-on one condition....
Incidental music by JOHN HOTCHKIS
†Produced by RAYMOND RAIKES

Contributors

Play By: Jean Anouilh
Translated By: Kitty Black
Unknown: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Michael Bryant
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Music By: John Hotchkis
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
The Station Loud-Speaker: Jean Driant
Monsieur Henri: Robert Eddison
The Station Cashier: Jane Wenham
The Station Walter: Patrick Barr
Orphee: Michael Bryant
His father: Norman Shelley
In a touring theatrical company - Eurydice: Sylvia Syms
Her mother: Olga Lindo
Vincent: Edward Chapman
Mathias: Nigel Graham
A Girl: Betty Baskcomb
The Hotel Waiter at Marseilles: Howieson Culff
Alfredo Dulac, an impresario: Paul Whitsun-Jones
The Manager of the Touring Company: Peter Bartlett
The Driver of the Toulon bus: Bruce Beeby
The Clerk at the Police Station: Malcolm Hayes

: 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 series 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

Echo Sounding by RUTH ASPINALL abridged by Elizabeth Brewer
Read by DAVID MARCH
First of fifteen tnstalments

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Aspinall
Abridged By: Elizabeth Brewer

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL (flute) ROBERT VEYRON-LACROIX (harpsichord)
NICANOR ZABALETA (harp) C. P. E. Bach
Flute Sonata No. 2, in D major
11.22* Harp Sonata in G major
11.35* Flute Sonata No. 4. in D major on gramophone records

: Closedown









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