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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends and current topics

: Ten to Seven

Thursday's 'Ten to Eight'

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JOHN TIMPSON

Contributors

Introduced By: John Timpson

: TEN TO EIGHT

Family Prayers

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: FOR SCHOOLS AN ACT OF WORSHIP

Introductory Music
9.8 THE SERVICE
Ye holy angels bright (Tune:
Darwall's 148th)
Interlude: The Bible and Work
1: Six-sevenths of a week
The Prayer for Understanding Come down, 0 Love divine'
(Tune: Down Ampney)
Wednesday's broadcast

: A WORLD OF SOUND

From the BBC Sound Archives
The Blue Riband of the Turf
There is only one Derby. Those whose names are linked with this great classic race explain why.
Written and compiled by JEAN STROUD
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY
Produced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Stroud
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: For Schools: Music and Movement

Stage 2 by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 72
Sing we triumphant hymns of praise (BBC H.B. 130)
Psalm 51
2 Kings 8, vv. 7-15, and 9, vv.
1-3
At the name of Jesus (BBC
H.B. 120)

: FOR SCHOOLS DIE FAMILlE BAUMANN

In einer deutschen Schule by Heinrich Minden
† Intermediate German sertes

: FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS

Lesson 28
Une sortie d la campagne
An audio-visual course for secondary schools
Written by Raymond Escoffey

Contributors

Written By: Raymond Escoffey

: PAST AND PRESENT

5: Health and Population
Written by Henry Marshall
Broadcast on May 29, 1964

Contributors

Written By: Henry Marshall

: THE YOUNG LIFE OF PAUL

from Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence adapted by Zoë Bailey
Part 2
Listening and Writing series

Contributors

Unknown: D. H. Lawrence

: TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS

Current Affairs: a broadcast on a subject of topical interest

: LISTENING POST

† ANNE ALLEN 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 to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.1.

Contributors

Introduces: Anne Allen

: 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

Thursday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Written by: David Turner
Produced by: Tony Shryane
Edited by: Godfrey Baseley

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC radio and television during the past seven days
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: 'The Country
Bus ' by HILDA ASHBY. Part 2

Contributors

Unknown: Hilda Ashby.

: FOR SCHOOLS A VILLAGE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Written by Naomi Mitchison
† Travel Talks series

Contributors

Written By: Naomi Mitchison

: CROSSROADS

5: Comment by the Dean of Liverpool.
THE VERY REV. E. H. PATEY
† The Bible and Life series

Contributors

Unknown: Very Rev. E. H. Patey

: THE MARVELLOUS HORSE

A Norwegian folk tale adapted by Alan Boucher

Contributors

Adapted By: Alan Boucher

: A YEAR OF GRACE

Passages chosen and arranged to express a mood about God and man
VICTOR GoLLANCZ presents an adaptation for radio of his own Anthology
3: The Self-The Many and the One beginning with part of the Book of Deuteronomy: '... but the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it ' and ending with part of Beethoven's Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131.
The anthology is read by: VANESSA REDGRAVE
OLGA LINDO , MARGARET WOI.FIT JOHN RUDDOCK. JACK SHEPHERD
STEPHEN THORNE ,GABRIEL WOOLF
Produced by Paul Oestreicher
Broadcast on October 16, 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Gollancz
Read By: Vanessa Redgrave
Read By: Olga Lindo
Unknown: John Ruddock.
Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Produced By: Paul Oestreicher

: ANY ANSWERS?

A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to some of the views expressed in Any Questions!

: DOWN YOUR WAY

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited
Ludlow, Salop
Produced by Richard Burwood

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Richard Burwood

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all. with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Dunkirk Revisited: Aboard a boat off Dunkirk, events of twenty-five years ago are recalled
Anniversary Sunday: by MAR-
GERY HUMBLE
Farming in a National Park: ESME FIRBANK explains the difficulties to TELERI BEVAN
Introduced by PHILIP PHILLIPS from Wales

Contributors

Introduced By: Philip Phillips

: STORY TIME

The Bird of Dawning
The novel by John Masefield dramatised for radio by JOHN KEIR CROSS with Trader Faulkner
Disaster strikes the clipper Black-gauntlet during one of the China Tea Races at the end of the last century.
PART 2
Produced by JOHN GIBSON

Contributors

Novel By: John Masefield
Unknown: John Keir
Produced By: John Gibson
Presenter: Russell Napier
Cruiser Trewsbury: Trader Faulkner
Captain Duntisbourne: Peter Claughton
William Kemble: Patrick Barr
James Fairford: Ralph Truman
Chedglow: Peter Marinker
Coates: Timothy Harley
Bauer: Michael McClain
Stratton: John Hollis
Efans: Antony Viccars
Perrot: Alan Lawrence
Nailsworth: Basil Jones
Clutterbucke: Bruce Beeby

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy - Scotland Yard Calling - Sports Spot-FRED STREETER on Gardening - Weekend Traffic Report
Produced by the South-East news unit

: HOME TO MUSIC

The Stage Revolves
A round of entertainment provided by the finest orchestras. singers, and instrumentalists on records

: QUEEN'S JOCKEY

Harry Carr who retired from racing last year talks to PATRICK HARVEY about the background to his life

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Carr
Unknown: Patrick Harvey

: Orchestral Concert

Halle Orchestra
Leader. Martin Milner
Conducted by Maurice Handford
Part

Hindemith's Mathis der Maler
Though by now Hindemith's Mathis der Maler is a classic of what we fondly imagine to be a ' modern' repertory, it was originally designed as a trailer for the opera of the same name. The opera, based on the life-story of Mathias Grunewald, the exotic late Renaissance painter, was to illustrate the conflict of politics and art in the life of an artist. The fact that Hindemith, in the course of his differences with the Nazi regime, was confronted with an identical dilemma, underlined the dilemma the opera aimed to portray.
Today in Colmar, Grunewald's polyptych can be seen; and the three movements of this symphony stem from three of the strangest of the panels-Concert of Angels, Peter, and the Temptation of St. Anthony. In fact the isolation of these three movements from the opera is remarkably successful in the concert hall. The orchestration is, for Hindemith, very rich in sonority and, for all his love of formality, romantic in the best traditions of the Black Forest. It is even arguable that this succinct version is more appealing because it implies rather than expands the philosophical struggle.
HOWARD HARTOG

Contributors

Leader: Martin Milner
Conducted By: Maurice Handford

: * The Interval MR. HALLÉ'S BAND

† MICHAEL KENNEDY talks about
Charles Hall é, founder of the famous Orchestra

Contributors

Talks: Michael Kennedy
Unknown: Charles Hall

: * Concert

Part 2

: LISTEN TO THIS SPACE

with Nicholas Parsons and DENISE BRYER
LIBBY MORRIS
BOB TODD
THE TONY OSBORNE SEXTET
Written by ANTHONY MARRIOTT and ALISTAIR FOOT
Research by Maxine A. Crosbie
† Produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Nicholas Parsons is appearing in 'Boeing-Boeing' at the Duchess Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Denise Bryer
Unknown: Libby Morris
Unknown: Bob Todd
Unknown: The Tony Osborne
Written By: Anthony Marriott
Unknown: Alistair Foot
Unknown: Maxine A. Crosbie
Produced By: John Bridges
Produced By: Nicholas Parsons

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by NEWS-STAND
† How the dailies have handled the week's news. the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street, are analysed by WILLIAM HARDCASTLE

Contributors

Unknown: William Hardcastle

: AS OTHERS SEE US

A journalist from abroad looks at Great Britain this week

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Mayor of Casterbridge by THOMAS HARDY abridged by Denis Constanduros
Read by PAUL ROGERS
Tenth of fifteen instaiments

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Abridged By: Denis Constanduros
Read By: Paul Rogers

: JAZZ AT NIGHT

with CHARLIE MINGUS
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
IKE QUEBEC
FATS WALLER
LAMBERT-HENDRICKS-ROSS TRIO with Zoot Sims and others and Roy ELDRIDGE AND HIS ORCHESTRA on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Mingus
Unknown: Zoot Sims
Unknown: Roy Eldridge

: Closedown









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