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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends and current topics

: Ten to Seven

Tuesday's 7.50 item

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

Faith in Living
First in a series of interviews

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: NATURE PARLIAMENT

ERIC ENNION. JAMES FISHER and RICHARD FITTER
Chairman, DEREK MCCULLOCK (Uncle Mac)
Questions should be sent to
Ing House. Bristol. 8
An edited version of Sunday's

Contributors

Unknown: James Fisher
Unknown: Derek McCullock

: FOR SCHOOLS AN ACT OF WORSHIP

Introductory Music
9.35 THE SERVICE
City of God, how broad and far (Tune, Richmond)
Interlude: Facing Suffering
2: Sharing Suffering
The Prayer for Goodwill
Soldiers of the Cross, arise
(Tune. Crucis Milites)
Repeated on Friday at 9.5

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 2. by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
Repeated on Friday at 9.55 a.m.

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 83
Father of mercies. in thy word
(BBC H.B. 189)
Psalm 50
Hebrews 11, VV. 17-19, 23-27,
32-40
Who would true valour see
(BBC H.B. 371)

: FOR SCHOOLS EN BRETAGNE

Paulette and Jean continue their tour of France also JAN ROSOL singing with his guitar
Written by Paule-Aline Dent
Intermediate French series

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Rosol

: Interlude

: FOR SCHOOLS IN THE PLAYGROUND

Helping things move: using slopes and ramps by HARRY ARMSTRONG
Junior Science series

: MUSIC WORKSHOP

Two important school activities are examined by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Songs
Football; Games
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Unknown: John Huw Davies
Written By: William Murphy

: AMERICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

1: Splendid Isolation
(Foreign policy before 1939)
Written by Felicity Crozier
The Modern World series

Contributors

Written By: Felicity Crozier

: LISTENING POST

† NAN WINTON introduces this midday edition of a series designed to retlect 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. Broadcut-

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

Tuesday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

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

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: MY WORD!

DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND
Tuesday's broadcast followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Anne Scott James
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: 'Toffee Goes
Shopping ' by JANE ALAN

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Alan

: FOR SCHOOLS FUMI AND THE FIREFLY

The adventures of a little Japanese girl who set out to look for the firefly that flew away by Geoffrey Bownas

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Bownas

: UNDER STRESS

A new poetry series including songs and poems of all periods based on themes of stress and conflict. The poems are presented in a variety of ways; sometimes they are dramatised, sometimes set to music or radiophonic sounds.
2: Separation
The programme includes work by Louis MacNeice. Richard Lovelace. John Donne. Ewan MacColl , Charles Causley , and William Shakespeare , and a traditional folt song
Those taking part: Freda Dowie. Marjorie Westhury. David Spenser Geoffrey Matthews. Philip Guard, Alasdair Clayre and Frankie Armstrong
Special sound effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Series devised and produced by Leo Aylen
Books. Plays. Poems series

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Lovelace.
Unknown: John Donne.
Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Unknown: Charles Causley
Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Freda Dowie.
Unknown: Marjorie Westhury.
Unknown: David Spenser
Unknown: Geoffrey Matthews.
Unknown: Alasdair Clayre
Produced By: Leo Aylen

: ANIMAL CAMOUFLAGE

by R. J. CONRAN
Nature Study series

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Conran

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

A Poor Player by Jon Rollason and Keith Williams with Keith Pyott
' The hardest work most of you ever do is trying to get work. And what about the spells in between? When an actor's out of a job he's nothing.... Half your life's an absolute waste of time
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Rollason
Unknown: Keith Williams
Unknown: Keith Pyott
Produced By: Betty Davies
Hubert Murphy: Keith Pyott
Dell his daughter: Mary Wimbush
Desmond, her husband: Garard Green
Mandy, their daughter: Patricia Leventon
Mark, their son: Anthony Hall
Frank Chesterley: Basil Jones
Jennifer: Eva Stuart
Jimmy Garston: Gordon Faith
Cy Greenhalgh: Gordon Gardner
Stella: Valerie Kirkbright
Lauriston Squire: Allan McClelland
Charles Holland: Noel Howlett
Derek Davies: Hector Ross

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from Salisbury Cathedral
Responses (Smith)
Psalms 65, 66, 67
Lessons:
Deuteronomy 30 Acts 17, vv. 16-34
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Blair m B minor)
Anthem: Alleluia, Christus surrexit
(Anerio)
Organist and Master of the Choristers. CHRISTOPHER DEARNLEY
Assistant organist. Richard Lloyd

Contributors

Organist: Richard Lloyd

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to an, with older listeners specialty in mind, including:
Summer in Germany: A journey recalled with music by HECTOR BOLITHO
Fast Boat to Macao: ELIZABETTE COXHEAD describes a day trip from Hong Kong to the Portuguese colony of Macao
The Empire on Parade: MAJOR OLIVER G. VILLIERS , D-S-O-, remembers the 1924 British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in an interview with RoBERT GUNNELL
Date with a Doctor
† Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Music By: Hector Bolitho
Unknown: Oliver G. Villiers
Unknown: Robert Gunnell
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

Griff and Tommy and the Golden Image by John Griffiths
As Griff and Tommy listened to the plotting of Marquess and Benny they realised that the men would stop at nothing in their efforts to gain possession of the 'image.' Tommy has escaped from their clutches, and in the ' den' be waits anxiously for GrUf.
4; To look like an Accident tReaders,
GWENYTH PETTY and JOHN DARRAN

Contributors

Unknown: John Griffiths
Unknown: John Darran

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

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

: Home to Music

played by the LONDON STUDIO STItINGS
Leader, Reginald Leopold
† conducted by REGINALD KILBEY with piano and organ solos by WILLIAM DAVIES and ELTON HAYES who sings to his small guitar and introduces the programme

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Solos By: William Davies
Solos By: Elton Hayes

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN
JOY ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN
CECIL LEWIS
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Humphrey Barclay

Contributors

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

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Elisabeth Robinson (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire Conducted by Jean Fournet
Part

Contributors

Soprano: Elisabeth Robinson
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Jean Fournet

: * The Interval FROM JORDAN TO THE MISSISSIPPI

by SIDNEY HARRISON
Half a world away from where we last left him in Israel, Sidney Harrison continues his musical excursion to America -playing and talking about music which he came across on a recent visit there.

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Harrison
Unknown: Sidney Harrison

: * Concert

Part 2

: THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

The Motor Car
An enquiry into its history and future considered as an asset to civilization, as fashion, as a social Symbol, and as a nuisance
Conducted by RENÉ CUTFORTH
Produced by Francis Dillon
See facing page

Contributors

Produced By: Francis Dillon

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 1
The News

: CONSERVATIVE CHALLENGE

Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the CONSERVATIVE AND
UNIONIST PARTY by ALDERMAN ARTHUR JONES , M.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Alderman Arthur Jones

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 2
Review of Current Affairs 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
Eighth of fourteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Aspinall
Abridged By: Elizabeth Brewer

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Beethoven
Sonata in D major, Op. 28
11.37* Rondo in G major. Op.
51 No. 2 played by JOHN LILL (piano)

Contributors

Piano: John Lill

: Closedown









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