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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

Faith in Living
An interview with the founder of the Simon Community

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: THE NATURALIST

Songs without Voices
THE REV. E. A. ARMSTRONG shows how non-vocal sounds have been developed not only in insects but in many birds and mammals
Produced by John Sparks
Edited version of Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. E. A. Armstrong
Produced By: John Sparks

: FOR SCHOOLS AN ACT OF WORSHIP

Introductory Music

: THE SERVICE

For the beauty of the earth
(Tune. England's Lane)
Interlude: The Bible and Work
2: Taking Responsibility
The Prayer for Today
Father, hear the prayer we offer (Tune, Gott Will's Machen)

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 2 tby RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 4
Come. let us join our cheerful songs (BBC H.B. 122)
Psalm 96
Revelation 4, vv. 1-11
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God
Almighty (BBC H.B. 169)

: THIS WAS NEWS

John Snagge with the help of recordings from Sound Archives retells the story of the Flying Enterprise and the volcanic eruption of Tristan da Cunha
Research and script by Anthony Chivers
A Sound Archives production by David Allan

Contributors

Unknown: John Snagge
Script By: Anthony Chivers
Production By: David Allan

: FOR SCHOOLS LOOKING AT NATURE

Discovering a Pond by HARRY ARMSTRONG
Junior Science series

: MUSIC WORKSHOP

Cricket plays an important part in the summer term at ' Our School'
Songs:
Tit for tat; Cricket
Introduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Introduced By: John Huw Davies
Written By: William Murphy

: AMERICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

5: The New Frontier
Written by Daniel Snowman "
The Modern World series

Contributors

Written By: Daniel Snowman

: LISTENING POST

† ANNE ALLEN introduces this midday edition of a scries designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics.
Correspondents are invited to write to: Lis enina 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

: ALEXANDRA ROSE DAY

Talk by Dame SYBIL THORNDIKE , D.B.E.

Contributors

Talk By: Dame Sybil Thorndike

: 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:
, Big Fat Puss-Cat by SHEILA HAYLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Hayley

: FOR SCHOOLS BENWIG THE BEE

Benwig the bumblebee lived on a wild Welsh hillside, until Saint Domnoc came sailing over the sea from Ireland by M. K. RICHARDSON
Let's Join In series

Contributors

Unknown: Saint Domnoc
Unknown: M. K. Richardson

: POEMS BY LIVING POETS

Stealing Trout on a May Morning
TED HUGHES introduces and reads this poem which he has recently written
CHARLES CAUSLEY introduces and reads his poem
The Ballad of Jack Cornwell written specially for this series
Books. Plays. Poems, series

Contributors

Introduces: Ted Hughes
Introduces: Charles Causley
Unknown: Jack Cornwell

: MOSQUITOES

Written by Christine Dudley
Nature Study series

Contributors

Written By: Christine Dudley

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

King's Ransom
A play for radio by Jack Grossman with David Spenser
Peter Bartlett , John Baddeley and Patrick Barr
Chalkey White , a nightclub owner and ex-paratrooper, involves Pete Dawson , another ex-paratrooper, and his young brother Johnnie in a kidnapping.....
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Grossman
Unknown: David Spenser
Unknown: Peter Bartlett
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Patrick Barr
Unknown: Chalkey White
Unknown: Pete Dawson
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Charlie, a newsvendor: Gabriel Woolf
Johnnie Dawson: Peter Bartlett
Pete Dawson, his elder brother: David Spenser
George (Chalkey) White: John Baddeley
Sam King: Noel Howlett
Detective-Inspector Owen: Patrick Barr
Detective-Sergeant Bill Slade: Cavan Malone
Mrs Kahn: Eva Haddon
A Police Constable: John Boxer
Sylvia King: Mary Wimbush
Detective - Sergeant Harry Kempton: Stephen Thorne
Airfield Controller: Gabriel Woolf
Airfield Duty Officer: Antony Viccars

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from the Chapel of New College, Oxford
Responses (Tonkins) Psalms: 82, 83, 84, 85
Lessons: 1 Samuel 7, 3-13;
Mark 2, 1-17
Canticles: Evening Service in G minor (Purcell)
Anthem: Ascribe unto the Lord (S. S. Wesleu)
Organist, DAVID LUMSDEN
Organ Scholar, Walter Hillsman

Contributors

Organist: David Lumsden
Unknown: Walter Hillsman

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

including:
Come to the Opera:
DAVID FRANKLIN takes you on a visit to an opera house in a Sussex garden—Glyndebourne
Going to the Pictures: BETTY
BEST recommends films you might enjoy seeing this month and talks to TREVOR HOWARD
A Flower for the Teacher:
BILL TAYLOR recalls his early school-days in Sheffield
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by ALAN MELVILLE

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Trevor Howard
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Introduced By: Alan Melville

: STORY TIME

Outcast
A novel of the days of Roman Britain by Rosemary Sutcliff abridged for radio in six parts by DAVID SCOTT DANIELL
Beric has been sentenced to the galleys and is punished for attacking an overseer by being scourged. Chained again to his oar, he collapses from his ill-treatment ...
5: Freedom from the Arm Ring
Readers, GABRIEL WOOLF and NIGEL GRAHAM

Contributors

Unknown: Roman Britain
Unknown: Rosemary Sutcliff
Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Readers: Gabriel Woolf
Readers: Nigel Graham

: 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

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

: BRITTEN AND RICHTER

Concert from the Aldeburgh Festival
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz Conducted by Benjamin Britten
From Blythburgh Church Part 1

Contributors

Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: Benjamin Britten

: * The Interval THE SPIRIT OF ALDEBURGH

IMOGEN HOLST discusses with PETER MUNN some of the problems and rewards of arranging this famous Suffolk Festival
Imogen Holst , who has been associated with the Aldeburgh Festival since 1952. is co-director with Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.

Contributors

Unknown: Imogen Holst
Unknown: Peter Munn
Unknown: Imogen Holst
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Peter Pears.

: * Aldeburgh Festival

Concert
Part 2

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

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

Contributors

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

: The Army Show

with Spike Milligan, John Bluthal, Barry Humphries, John Bird, Alan Clare, Roddy Maude-Roxby and Phillipe le Bars.

Recorded before an Army audience.

Contributors

Star: Spike Milligan
Comedian: John Bluthal
Comedian: Barry Humphries
Comedian: John Bird
Comedian: Alan Clare
Comedian: Roddy Maude-Roxby
Comedian: Phillipe Le Bars
Written By: Spike Milligan
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: Ten O'Clock

The News, Background to the News, People in the News
followed by Listening Post: Kenneth Kendall introduces this edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics

Contributors

Presenter (Listening Post): Kenneth Kendall

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

A Donkey in the Headow by DEREK TANGYE abridged by Neville Teller
Read by RICHARD HURNDALL
Third of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Tangye
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Richard Hurndall

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Gaspard de la nuit Ravel
Ondine; Le gibet; Scarbo
played by LESLIE WRIGHT (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Leslie Wright

: Closedown









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