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: FARMING TODAY

† News, market trends and current topics

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker,
THE ARCHDEACON OF LEICESTER, The Ven. R. Berkeley Cole

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

† THE ABBOT OF DOWNSIDE reads from his book Why Christ?

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: A WORLD OF SOUND

From the past and present June Journal
A medley of memorable moments in the month recalled by HAROLD ABRAHAMS

Contributors

Recalled By: Harold Abrahams

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities
Saturday's broadcast

: WIND INSTRUMENTS

† by DONALD BOYD
'The January wind was the longest and strongest that I could remember. It streamed round the hamlet with scarcely a break for the best part of ten days.'

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Boyd

: FOR SCHOOLS THE WORLD OF WORK

8: Leisure
Introduced by BARRY CARMAN

Contributors

Introduced By: Barry Carman

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 22
How brightly beams the morning star! (BBC H.B. 141)
Psalm
Revelation 22, vv. 1-10, 20-21
Lo! he comes with clouds descending (BBC H.B. 35)

: When I Was Young

Jane Gaskell recalls the years 1950-1960 with the help of voices, sounds, and music from the BBC Sound Archives.

Contributors

Speaker: Jane Gaskell
Producer: Harold Rogers

: For Schools: Singing Together

by WILLIAM APPLEBY
All the songs in today's programme have been requested by schools.

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby

: IT TAKES ALL SORTS

They Fight Like Cat and Dog!
In this programme ANN COD-
RINGTON, a breeder of pedigree cats, and W. WADMAN TAYLOR , breeder of pedigree dogs and veterinary surgeon, are brought together to discuss the breeding, character, and habits of two of our most favourite pets. They also pooh-pooh the idea that dogs and cats have a natural antipathy to each other
TONY VAN DEN BERGH is the referee

Contributors

Unknown: W. Wadman Taylor
Unknown: Tony van Den Bergh

: FOR SCHOOLS THE CONCERTO: COPLAND

An illustrated talk by JOHN OWEN
Orchestral Concerts series

Contributors

Talk By: John Owen

: Announcements

: 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 JAMES MOSSMAN

Contributors

Unknown: James Mossman

: CRICKET

Hampshire v. Sussex
Second day
Commentary by BRIAN JOHNSTON
From Portsmouth

Contributors

Commentary By: Brian Johnston

: The Archers

Friday'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

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Maxwell Knight naturalist discusses with ROY- PLOMLEY the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
† Today's story: 'The Doll's
House ' by JOYCE STANLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Stanley

: FOR SCHOOLS PEOPLE,PLACES, AND THINGS

Giacomo Puccini , the story of a composer
Written by Jane Hadfield Hendcrson

Contributors

Unknown: Giacomo Puccini
Written By: Jane Hadfield Hendcrson

: THE MUSIC BOX

† by GORDON REYNOLDS

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds

: PROSE AND VERSE READINGS

How Dick Stephens fought the bear, from West-Country Stories by A. L. Rowse

Contributors

Unknown: Dick Stephens
Stories By: A. L. Rowse

: MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND MIME

for the nine-to-eleven-year-olds by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Harris

: LAWN TENNIS AND CRICKET

The Championships at Wimbledon
Commentary by MAURICE EDELSTON and MAX ROBERTSON from the Centre Court and No. Court, with summaries and comments by TONY MOTTRAM and ALF CHAVE
Results and news from other courts given by BASIL CURTIS
From the All England Lawn Tennis Club
County Championship
Hampshire v. Sussex
Further commentary

Contributors

Commentary By: Maurice Edelston
Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Tony Mottram
Unknown: Alf Chave

: AFTERNOON THEATRE The Palfrey Case

by Norman Edwards
Truth will out-even though it takes twenty-five years to arrive at the heart of the matter.
Produced by CEDRIC MESSINA
Broadcast on November 4,1961

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Edwards
Produced By: Cedric Messina
Mrs Smith: Mary O'Farrell
Humfry Endell: John Pullen
An usher: Andrew Irvine
A Judge: George Hagan
Sir Philip Garson, Q C: Godfrey Kenton
Marcel Duroc: Kenneth Dight
Sir Charles Palfrey: Derek Blomfield
Mr Quilp-Travers, Q C: Rolf Lefebvre
Roger Marsh: William Eedle

: LAWN TENNIS AND CRICKET

Further commentaries and news

: 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
ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)

Contributors

Conductor: Jack Leon
Accordion: Archie Duncan

: Music from Scarborough

with MAX JAFFA conducting the SPA ORCHESTRA
Before an invited audience at the Spa Grand Hall Scarborough

: CALL THE TUNE

with Joseph Cooper who introduces gramophone records of well-loved music, plays the piano, and inter. views a guest celebrity

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper

: THE MELOS AFFAIR

by Simon Raven with The scene is ancient Greece during the Peloponnesian Wars. The action takes place in and around Athens and on the island of Melos.
Other parts Played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Paul Daneman is in ' Camelot' at the Theatre Royal, Drury LaM

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Raven
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Produced By: Paul Daneman
as Alexander: Paul Daneman
Alexander as boy: Michael Crockett
Lysis, his father, an Athenian gentleman......: Eric Anderson
Penelope, his mother: Eva Stuart
Euphoros, his tutor: Gordon Faith
Philostratos, a young Athenian: Kenneth Fortescue
Philostratos, as boy: Stephen Grives
Timon, his father, a wealthy merchant.: Hector Ross
Pericles, an orator: Michael Kilgarriff
Cleon, a politician: Allan McClelland
Glyko, a procurer: Kenneth Dight
Scopax, steward to Lysis: Rolf Lefebvre
Staff Officer: Donald Bisset
Alcaeos: Donald Bisset
Cleomedes, a general: Garard Green
Teisias, another general: Alan Haines

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
JOHN THOMPSON 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: John Thompson

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Carlyles at Home
Written and abridged by THEA HOLME
Read by JOHN GRAHAM
First of ten instalments

Contributors

Read By: John Graham

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Telemann: Musique de table
Sonata in B minor, for flute and continuo
11.28* Quartet in G major, for flute, oboe, violin. continuo played by HANS-MARTIN LINDE (4ute) MICHEL PIGUET (oboe) THOMAS BRANDIS (violin) AUGUST WENZINGER (cello continuo) EDUARD MÜLLER
(harpsichord continuo) on gramophone records

Contributors

Played By: Hans-Martin Linde
Oboe: Michel Piguet
Violin: Thomas Brandis

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