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: FARMING TODAY

† News, marketrends and currentopics

: Ten to Seven

Wednesday's "Ten to Eight"

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

Private Collection
† MARY GRIEVE introduces a brief anthology

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: Moonstrike: 1: The Cradle of Resistance

A series of programmes on the work of wartime agents on special operations in Occupied France
Written by Robert Barr
With Richard Hurndall as Colonel Maurice Buckmaster
Broadcast of March 5 in the Light Programme
(Richard Hurndall is in "Hostile Witness" at the Haymarket Theatre, London)

Contributors

Writer: Robert Barr
Producer: Charles Maxwell
Colonel Maurice Buckmaster: Richard Hurndall
Michel: Richard Bebb
Sylvestre: John Witty
Jules: Ronald Baddiley
Other parts played by: Raymond Adamson
Other parts played by: David Graham
Other parts played by: John Boxer
Other parts played by: Nigel Graham

: SHIPS AND THE SEA

A programme abouships, old and new, sailors and shipping men, and the sea which is their life
Introduced by SIR IVAN THOMPSON
Produced by Herber Smith

Contributors

Introduced By: Sir Ivan Thompson
Produced By: Herber Smith

: CARVED UPON A MOUNTAIN

tA faded Victorian guide inspired MICHAEL CANNEY to journey to the Maritime Alps in search of Europe's biggest, bualmosforgotten, collection of prehistoric rock engravings
This was no organised archaeological expedition, burather the impulse of an 'eccentric English-man.'

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Canney

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 58
Lifup your hearts! (BBC H.B.
326)
Psalm 119, vv. 17-24
St. Luke 3, vv. 1-11
Lord, while for all mankind we pray (BBC H.B. 432)

: THE PICKWICK PAPERS

by Charles Dickens
A series of ten dramatic readings selected and arranged by MOLLIE HARDWICK
4: Cold Punch † Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY
Trevor Martin is a National Theatre player

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Arranged By: Mollie Hardwick
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Storyteller: Trevor Martin
Mr Winkle: Fraser Kerr
Mr Wardle: Peter Claughton
Gamekeeper: Peter Marinker
Sam Weller: Martin Jarvis
Mr Pickwick: Peter Bathurst
Mr Tupman: Eric Anderson
Captain Boldwig: John Boxer

: GOLDEN DISCS

Some of the world's greatest and most popular records of past and present.
Introduced by JACK PAYNE

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack Payne

: WHO KNOWS?

Second hearings of the programme in which scientists and technologists answer listeners' questions
Panel:
A. HUNTER
Royal Greenwich Observatory
B. J. MASON
Imperial College, London
J. MAYNARD SMITH
University College, London
W. T. WILLIAMS
University of Southampton
In the chair,
PROFESSOR G. P. WELLS
Arranged by Archie Clow
Broadcason October 8, 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Professor G. P. Wells
Arranged By: Archie Clow

: LISTENING POST

AUDREY RUSSELL introduces this midday edition of a series designed to refleclisteners' own views on currentopics. Letters on live 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: Audrey Russell

: 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

: The Archers

Wednesday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN , JOY ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN , CECIL LEWIS
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Wednesday's broadcasfollowed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Cecil Lewis
Unknown: Kenneth Horne

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'Tingo and Towser have a bath by MARJORIE HOWARD

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Howard

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Parliamentary Notebook: NORMAN SHRAPNEL of The Guardian, on the parliamentary scene Answer and Commen
Letter from South-EasBay: JOAN MURRAY-SIMPSON recalls a letter written 120 years ago by her great-grandfather, a member of the Franklin Expedition to the Arctic
Musicals of the Masters: ANNE SUTER offers some suggestions to the librettists
† Universities' Festival:
JOCELYN RYDER-SMITH reports on a visito Sussex University, and talks to some of the students
The General Nexto God by RICHARD COLLIER abridged by Joan Yorke Read by MICHAEL HORDERN Firsof six instalments
Michael Hordern , who reads the serial starting today, is in 'Saint's Day' athe St. Martin's Theatre, London

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Joan Murray-Simpson
Unknown: Anne Suter
Unknown: Jocelyn Ryder-Smith
Unknown: Richard Collier
Abridged By: Joan Yorke
Read By: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Michael Hordern

: The Critics

Chairman. WALTER ALLEN
Film: H. A. L. CRAIG
Theatre: HAROLD HOBSON
Broadcasting: IAIN HAMILTON
Book: JOHN BOWEN
Art: BRYAN ROBERTSON
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: H. A. L. Craig
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: John Bowen
Unknown: Bryan Robertson

: LONDON v. DUBLIN QUIZ

The firsof four contests
London
SIR DENIS BROGAN
CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
Dublin
DENIS DONOGHUE
NOEL PEAR
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Denis Donoghue
Unknown: Noel Pear
Unknown: Patrick Harvey

: RECORDS AT LEISURE

LIONEL GAMLIN plays some personal favourites

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Gamlin

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interesto all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Peter Ustinov SlepHere:
JACK SINGLETON in London talks to PETER USTINOV in Paris
† Cordon Rouge: with GEORGE VILLIERS in the kitchen
† JusJohn Ebdon
† Armchair Gardener: some simple hints and tips from FRED LOADS
Your Letters
You asked us to play.... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Jack Singleton
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: George Villiers
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

Pigs Have Wings by P. G. Wodehouse abridged by Geoffrey Jaggard
Read by BASIL JONES
Flrsof six instalments
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: P. G. Wodehouse
Abridged By: Geoffrey Jaggard
Read By: Basil Jones

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Name in the News-Scotland Yard Calhng-Sport-Preview Produced by the South-Easnews uni

: HOME TO MUSIC

† played for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBER VINTER and the HAROLD RICH QUARTE

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilber Vinter

: BY HAND OR MACHINE

† LORD QUEENSBERRY trained as studio potter, bubecame an industrial designer of ceramics instead. He reflects on the difference between making individual articles by hand and designing for a mass marke

: Llangollen

Nineteenth International Musical Eisteddfod bringing together singers, dancers, and instrumentalists from all over the world
IFAN WYN WILLIAMS introduces recordings taken during the day from the Pavilion Stage
Among the countries represented are Bulgaria, Canada, Czechoslovakia, West Germany, Holland, Hungary, U.S.A., and Yugoslavia.
Direcfrom the Pavilion:
A visit to tonight's concert introduced by WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS
See facing page

Contributors

Introduces: Wyn Williams
Introduced By: Wynford Vaughan Thomas

: THE GOLDEN AFTERNOON

An essay in literary deduction by Joanna Richardson for the centenary of Alice in Wonderland
Readers.
FRASER KERR , PETER BARTLET
Narrator, FRANK DUNCAN with recollections by MISS ETHEL HATCH
†Produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON
Miss Ethel Hatch, who was a child friend of Lewis Carroll in the 1880s, recalls the picnics the Oxford children used to enjoy.
The illustrations are taken from the Argo recording of Alice in Wonderland with JANE ASHER as Alice and MARGARETTA SCOT as the Storyteller.
See page 25

Contributors

Unknown: Joanna Richardson
Readers: Fraser Kerr
Narrator: Peter Bartlet
Narrator: Frank Duncan
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Produced By: Miss Ethel Hatch
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Jane Asher
Unknown: Margaretta Scot
Alice Liddell: Claire Asher
The Rev C L Dodgson: Denis Goacher
The Rev Robinson Duckworth: Peter Marinker

: Old School Tie

Brendan Lehane's education at Eton was paid for by the Hertfordshire County Council.
'Although I don't wear my old school tie, I'm sentimental about my right to do it - more so, probably. than if the right were a birthright. Whether the sentimentality is a good thing or not is a question for the pundits on education, not for me.'

Contributors

Speaker: Brendan Lehane

: SCIENTIFICALLY SPEAKING

Firsof four conversations with recently elected
Fellows of the Royal Society
Hans Kornberg , F.R.S.
Professor of Biochemistry. Leicester University talks to
DAVID WILSON and WAYLAND YOUNG
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Kornberg
Unknown: David Wilson

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POS
† DOUGLAS BROWN introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to refleclisteners' own views on currentopics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specialty welcome

Contributors

Introduces: Douglas Brown

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Carlyles aHome Written and abridged by THEA HOLME
Read by JOHN GRAHAM
Ninth of ten instalments

Contributors

Read By: John Graham

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by KEITH SWALLOW (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Keith Swallow

: Closedown









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