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: FARMING TODAY

News. market trends and current topics

: Ten to Seven

Tuesday'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

A Sense of Belonging explored by JAMES MITCHELL

Contributors

Unknown: James Mitchell

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: A PRISONER OF THE CAUCASUS

by Leo TOLSTOY adapted for broadcasting from the translation by Doreen Preston
Read by JOHN WESTBROOK
Third of five instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Leo Tolstoy
Translation By: Doreen Preston
Read By: John Westbrook

: THE NEWS

: BIRDS OF THE AIR

A Day in Norfolk
BRUCE CAMPBELL is shown the birds of the Breck, marshlands, and coast of North Norfolk
Sunday's broadcast

: MEMOIRS OF A BRITISH AGENT

Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart diplomatist, sportsman, and author, who led the British Mission to Moscow in 1918 and was imprisoned in the Kremlin talks to
TONY VAN DEN BERGH of his experiences and his relationship with the Revolution leaders Lenin and Trotsky

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart

: VOICES

from the BBC Sound Archives
STUART HIBBERD. formerly Chief Announcer, BBC and A. J. ALAN storyteller extraordinary
Introduced by LESLIE PEROWNE
See also 9.40 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Stuart Hibberd.
Unknown: A. J. Alan
Introduced By: Leslie Perowne

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 80
Our bleat Redeemer (BBC H.B.
160)
Psalm 34, vv. 1-10
Acts 8, vv. 1-17
Breathe on me. breath of God
<BBC H.B. 148)

: DESTINATION-FIRE!

Stories of a Fire Investigator
The series written by PHILIP LEVENE with Robert Beatty
Frozen Alibi
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Broadcast on November 23,
1962, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Written By: Philip Levene
Unknown: Robert Beatty
Unknown: Frozen Alibi
Miss Turner: Barbara Mitchell
Mr Ackroyd: Austin Trevor
Gloria: Jill Hyem
Mr Thornton: Denys Hawthorne
Joan Masters: May Law
Bob Craig: John Pullen
' Q ' Barnaby: Robert Beatty
Valerie Chrane: Gudrun Ure
Alec Groves: Anthony Hall

: ALBERT MARLAND

and his Quintet
Albert Marland is appearing at the Dorchester Hotel, London

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Marland

: SHINING PERSON AND JASMINE FLOWER

Written and narrated by STEPHEN GRENFELL
Two small children from North Vietnam, in fear of their lives, stumble south before the Communist advance. Today they are teenage students at a remarkable school in New England. Their story brings sharply home the real meaning of that distant war against Communism on the other side of the world.
Produced by Alan Burgess
Broadcast on Sept. 26, 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Produced By: Alan Burgess

: 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.I.

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

Tuesday's broadcast in the Light Programme

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: MY WORD!

Midland Region's popular panel game
Tuesday's broadcast followed by an interlude

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story: ' Suzanna and her skipping-rope '
by Madeleine COLLIER

Contributors

Unknown: Madeleine Collier

: TOYTOWN

A series of four of the plays by S. G. Hulme Beaman
2: Frightfulness at the Theatre Royal
Produced by CLAIRE CHOVIL
Broadcast in October 1961

Contributors

Unknown: S. G. Hulme Beaman
Produced By: Claire Chovil
Larry the Lambl: Derek McCulloch
Narrator: Derek McCulloch
The Mayor of Toytown: Felix Felton
Punch: Charles Leno
Judy: Ann Codrington
Dennis the Dachshund: Preston Lockwooo
The Magician: Norman Shelley
Captain Higgins: Norman Shelley
Mr Growser: John Glyn-Jones
Ernest the Policeman: Peter Claughton
The Inventor: Ivan Samson
The Manager: Ivan Samson

: RECORDS AT LEISURE

LIONEL GAMLIN plays some personal favourites

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Gamlin

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Single Room by Robert Turley
' Go up to the churchyard. You'll see the name Barklay on a lot of broken-down old tombs that nobody ever looks at. Go to that block of old people's homes this afternoon and you'll see my name right across the door in big blue letters. Holder ('lose. Which do you think's worth more? Before I've done there won'be a soul in this town who doesn'know George Holder ! ' with John Sharp and Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Produced by BETTY Davies

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Turley
Unknown: George Holder
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Produced By: Betty Davies
George Holder: John Sharp
Sophie Holder: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Sir Hamilton Barklay: Howieson Culff
Lady Barklay: Molly Rankin
Mrs Wilkins: Miriam Margolyes
Valerie: Jane Wenham
Keith Barrett: Nigel Graham

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from the Chapel of New College, Oxford
Introit: Veni Sancte Spiritus
(Byrd)
Responses (Byrd)
Psalms: 47, 48, 49
Lessons: Wisdom 9
1 Corinthians 3
Canticles: The Short Service
(Byrd)
Anthem: Dum complerentur dies Pentecostes (Palestrina)
Office Hymn: Come, Holy
Ghost, our souls inspire (E.H. 153)
Organist, DAVID LUMSDEN
Organ Scholar, Alastair Ross

Contributors

Organist: David Lumsden
Unknown: Alastair Ross

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Shall we join the ladies?:
IRENE THOMAS introduces a programme of ballads
Getting a house to fit:
DEREK COOPER talks to MICHAEL INGLE -THORPE about his scheme to rehouse elderly people living in houses which are too large for them to manage
Coyotes for Company: DOLLY
LONG talks about her first-aid post in the London Zoo in Regent's Park
Off the beat: Memories of an ex-London bobby, by WILLIAM A. JOHNSON
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Introduces: Irene Thomas
Talks: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Michael Ingle
Unknown: William A. Johnson
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: Story Time: Outcast: 4: Galley Slave

A novel of the days of Roman Britain by Rosemary Sutcliff abridged for radio in six parts by DAVID SCOTT DANIELL
At a Roman feast, Beric, a house-slave, loses his temper and dashes the contents of a wine jar over his cruel young master. For this he is to be scourged and sent to the salt mines. For the time being he is shackled to the wall in a store-room.
Readers. GABRIEL WOOLF NIGEL GRAHAM and CECILE CHEVREAU

Contributors

Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Readers: Gabriel Woolf
Readers: Nigel Graham
Readers: Cecile Chevreau

: 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 STRINGS
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

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

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN, JOY ADAMSONJACK
TRAIN, CECIL Lewis
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Humphrey Barclay
Repeated on Thursday at 1.10

Contributors

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

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Norma Fisher (piano)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Leader, John Georgiadis
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
Part 1

Contributors

Piano: Norma Fisher
Leader: John Georgiadis
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar

: * The Interval MATCH ME IF YOU CAN

An impression of Bermuda by FRANCES BAILEY
The Bermudas, with their superb climate, are a tourists' paradise. What the tourist sees, however, is not all there is to be seen-as the speaker, who is related, to the resident family with whom she stayed, discovered.
' Match me if you can ' is the local name of a shrub common in the islands.

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Bailey

: * Concert

Part 2

: STORY BY A. J. ALAN

My Adventure in Norfolk
Read by BASIL BOOTHROYD

Contributors

Read By: Basil Boothroyd

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
† Kenneth KENDALL 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 specialty welcome

Contributors

Introduces: Kenneth Kendall

: AFRICAN CHEQUERBOARD

JUDITH LISTOWEL reports on a visit to four African countries
2: Rhodesia: both ends against the middle
Who determines the policies of Ian Smith 's Rhodesia Front party? What are its intentions about a unilateral declaration of independence? Did the black leaders play their cards right? Is there any resolution of the conflict?
Judith Listowel talked to white leaders and to the African nationalist JOSHUA Nkomo.
The Silent Revolution in Tanzania: Thursday at 10.45 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Judith Listowel
Unknown: Joshua Nkomo.

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Mayor of Casterbridge by THOMAS HARDY abridged by Denis Constanduros
Read by PAUL ROGERS
Thirteenth of fifteen Instalments

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

CELIA ARIELI (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Celia Arieli

: Closedown









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