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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends and news

: Ten to Seven

Family Prayers
Last Friday's 'Ten to Eight'

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: ON YOUR FARM

A weekly review of the agricultural scene introduced by David BUTLER
Produced by Anthony Parkin

Contributors

Introduced By: David Butler
Produced By: Anthony Parkin

: OUTLOOK

A Christian angle on the news
Speaker, MARTIN SULLIVAN , Archdeacon of London

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Sullivan

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the news. its background, and the people who make it
Revised edition: Tuesday, 9.5 a.m.

: THE NEWS

: THE WEEKLY WORLD

What the weeklies think, illustrated from their editorials, is reviewed by NORMAN HUNT

Contributors

Reviewed By: Norman Hunt

: IN YOUR GARDEN

Introduced by Roy HAY
Grass care: IAN GREENFIELD advises on the summer maintenance of the lawn
The week's work: suggestions from GEORGE GILLARD
Postbag: listeners' letters
For the Bookshelf: JOHN SAM -BROOK reviews the latest gardening books
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: Ian Greenfield
Unknown: John Sam
Produced By: John Greenslade

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Recordings from the past and present
JOHN EBDON investigates, and as usual comes to no very definite conclusions ...
A BBC Sound Archives production
Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: John Ebdon

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 87
Praise the Lord! (BBC H.B. 16)
Psalm 119, vv. 33-40
St. Luke 5, v. 36. to 6. v. 5 How mighty are the Sabbaths
(BBC H.B. 246)

: STUDY SESSION Background to Musical Form

Speaker, ALAN RIDOUT
Broadcast on April 14 (Third Net.)
A booklet is available

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Ridout

: Spanish for Beginners

Lesson 40
Broadcast on July 8 (Third Net.)
A booklet and records are available

: Shorthand Dictation

80-120 words a minute
Compiled by VALENTINE McNEFF
Second broadcast
A booklet is available
Other shorthand programmes: 50-80 w.p.m., Mon. 6.30 p.m.; 110 w.p.m.-verbatim, Wed. 6.30 p.m.; 80-120 w.p.m., Thurs. 6.50 p.m. (Third Net.); 80-12,0 w.p.m., Sat.
11.0 a.m. (Home)

: Es geht weiter

Everyday German by radio
Lesson 19
Broadcast on June 29 (Third Net.)
A booklet is available

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
Motorway Motoring: advice from HARRY SANDERS , Assistant Chief Constable, Lancashire County Constabulary
Retread Tyres: by JOE Lowrey , automobile engineering expert Last-minute Advice: DUDLEY NOBLE with hints for those about to take their car abroad
A Licence for Lucy: Having a Learner Driver in the family by MARCOT LAWRENCE
Latest road traffic information

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Sanders
Unknown: Joe Lowrey
Unknown: Marcot Lawrence

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities
Introduced by NAN WINTON and MICHAEL SMEE
Produced by Richard Dingley

Contributors

Introduced By: Nan Winton
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: ROUND THE HORNE

Five characters in search of the authors-
BARRY TOOK and MARTY FELDMAN starring Kenneth Home with KENNETH WILLIAMS , HUGH PADDICK
BETTY MARSDEN , BILL PERTWEE
Music by THE FRASER HAYES FOUR
PAUL FENOULHET
AND THE HORNBLOWERS
Announcer, DOUGLAS SMITH
Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS
Broadcast on March 21 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Marty Feldman
Unknown: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Paul Fenoulhet
Announcer: Douglas Smith
Produced By: John Simmonds

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Sir Lewis Casson the actor discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Lewis Casson
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Peace with Honour
A play for radio by John Hynam with Douglas Blackwell and David March
Two retired professional Brigadiers fight out in civilian life a battle in which they were both engaged in the Middle East Campaign during the last war.
Produced by HERBERT DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown: John Hynam
Unknown: Douglas Blackwell
Produced By: Herbert Davies
Philip Hendricks: David March
Louise Hendricks: Valerie Kirkbright
Gerry Thomas: David Spenser
Joe Gutteridge: Michael McClain
Archie Gerrard: Peter Marinker
George Gladwin: Roger Nott
Aramintha Roberts: Esme Lloyd
Idris Thomas: Douglas Blackwell
Field-Marshal Sir Wilberforce: Noel Howlett

: 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
An extended version of last Friday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: PURELY PERSONAL

A choice of records introduced by GERALD MOORE

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerald Moore

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

MAURICE COLE (piano) BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by HARRY NEWSTONE

Contributors

Piano: Maurice Cole
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conducted By: Harry Newstone

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: South-East News

: Road Report

: SPORTS SESSION

Introduced by VINCENT DUGGLEBY
Produced by Clive Mason

Contributors

Introduced By: Vincent Duggleby
Produced By: Clive Mason

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

JOCK BRUCE-GARDYNE, M.P. gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by REX PALMER M.C. , CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by Roger Eames
The dances:
Waltz; Crown Twostep; Barn Dance; Saunter Reve ; Waltz; Royal Empress Tango; Georgello Blues; The Ladbroke

Contributors

Introduced By: Rex Palmer M.C.
Produced By: Roger Eames
Unknown: Saunter Reve

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

71st Season
Opening Night

: THREE PHASES OF SOMERSET MAUGHAM

With The Sacred Flame and three other plays, Maugham deliberately left the theatre
† LIONEL HALE talks of this play, surveying the three phases of his Playwright's Progress from 1898 to 1933

: SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Sybil Thorndike in The Sacred Flame by Somerset Maugham adapted for radio by PETER WATTS u'ith
Jill Balcon and Carleton Hobbs ' They tell me that one of these days they'll try operating again to see if they can put me right. But I know they're lying. I'm here for life.'
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown: Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: Somerset Maugham
Unknown: Peter Watts
Unknown: Jill Balcon
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Maurice Tabret: John Graham
Dr Harvester: Stephen Jack
Mrs Tabret: Sybil Thorndike
Nurse Wayland: Jill Balcon
Alice Jo: Manning Wilson
Major Liconda: Carleton Hobbs
Stella Tabret: Pat Pleasance
Colin Tabret: Denis Goacher

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

The American Scene
SAM HYNES and H. A. L. CRAIG on James Agee and others
MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE on Joseph Kennedy and PETER DUVAL SMITH on Jack London
MONTAGUE HALTRECHT en A Mother's Kisses
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES
Produced by Joseph Hone

Contributors

Unknown: Sam Hynes
Unknown: H. A. L. Craig
Unknown: James Agee
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Joseph Kennedy
Unknown: Peter Duval Smith
Unknown: Jack London
Unknown: Montague Haltrecht
Introduced By: Robin Holmes
Produced By: Joseph Hone

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers conducted by FR. JOHN STAPLETON with the St. Gabriel Singers directed by John Hoban
10.59 Weather forecast

Contributors

Conducted By: Fr. John Stapleton
Directed By: John Hoban

: NEWS SUMMARY

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

British Chamber Music played by the AMATI STRING QUARTET Felix Kok (violin)
Jeffrey Wakefield (violin) Harry Danks (viola)
Alexander Kok (cello)
Sixteenth of a weekly series ranging from Elgar to the present day

Contributors

Violin: Felix Kok
Violin: Jeffrey Wakefield
Viola: Harry Danks
Cello: Alexander Kok

: Closedown









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