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: FARMING TODAY

t 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 RICHARDSON t Produced by John Greenslade
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.10 in the Midland Home Service

Contributors

Introduced By: David Richardson
Produced By: John Greenslade

: OUTLOOK

A Christian angle on the news
Speaker, CHRISTOPHER DRIVER

: 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

: THE NEWS

: THE WEEKLY WORLD

t What the weeklies think, illustrated from their editorials, is reviewed by ANTHONY KING

Contributors

Reviewed By: Anthony King

: IN YOUR GARDEN

Introduced by Roy HAY
Royal Plants: MOIRA SAVONIUS gives advice on the growing of regal pelargoniums
The Week's Work: suggestions from GEORGE GILLARD
Postbag: points from listeners' letters
Street Corner: JOHN STREET talks about the likes and dislikes some plants show in their choice of companions and soil types t Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: Moira Savonius
Unknown: George Gillard
Talks: John Street
Produced By: John Greenslade

: A WORLD OF SOUND

This was News
With the help of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives JOHN SNAGGE retells the story of the escape in 1959 of the Dalai Lama to India
Script and research by Martin Dyer t Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Dyer

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 44
0 Holy Spirit, Lord of grace
(BBC H.B. 157)
Psalm 89
Luke 9, vv. 37-50 (N.E.B.)
Soldiers of Christ, arise

: STUDY SESSION

Background to Musical Form
Nineteenth of twenty-seven programmes about the structure of music and its composition
Speaker, ALAN RIDOUT
Produced by Peter Dodd Broadcast on May 5 (Third Net.)
A booklet is available

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Ridout
Produced By: Peter Dodd

: Ideas in Education

Six programmes on new developments in education, mainly for teachers and parents
2: The joys of Creation
Speakers, MARY MCCARTHY
EDWARD BLISHEN , GRAHAM JONES
Introduced by TONY GIBSON t First broadcast on Oct. 29. 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Mary McCarthy
Unknown: Edward Blishen
Introduced By: Tony Gibson

: Language and Languages

Nine talks on the history and relationship of the principal languages of Europe
1: The lines of descent by SIMEON POTTER
Baines Professor of English Language, University of Liverpool
Produced by Rosemary Jellis t Broadcast on March 18 (Third Net.)

Contributors

Unknown: Simeon Potter
Produced By: Rosemary Jellis

: Changing English

Nine talks on our changing language
1: The sound of English-past and present by A. C. Gimson
Reader in Phonetics,
University College, London
Produced by Rosemary Jellis t Broadcast on March 18 (Third Net).

Contributors

Produced By: Rosemary Jellis

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

+ Introduced by BILL
HARTLEY Mugwumps and Morons on the Muddled M.I: by K. DENNIS WILLIAMS
Beware Children Inside: some views on driving with children, by JEANINE BARNES
What to look for in August: Roy MCCARTHY talks about the countryside at this time of year
A First Aid Hint from the British Red Cross
Latest road traffic information

Contributors

Unknown: Hartley Mugwumps
Unknown: K. Dennis Williams
Unknown: Jeanine Barnes
Talks: Roy McCarthy

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities Introduced by NAN WINTON and MICHAEL SMEE t Produced by Richard Dingley
Repeated Monday, 9.20 a.m.

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 Horne
with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee
Music by THE FRASER HAYES FOUR
EDWIN BRADEN and THE HORNBLOWERS
Announcer, DOUGLAS SMITH
Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS
Broadcast on April 11

Contributors

Unknown: Marty Feldman
Unknown: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Fraser Hayes
Unknown: Edwin Braden
Announcer: Douglas Smith
Produced By: John Simmonds

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Ambrose dance band leader 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: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Ziggie by Victor Pemberton with David Spenser , Sheila Grant Jon Rollason , Rolf Lefebvre
Cast in order of speaking: t Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Pemberton
Unknown: David Spenser
Unknown: Sheila Grant
Unknown: Jon Rollason
Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre
Produced By: John Tydeman
Mr Brooks: Rolf Lefebvre
Mr Harris: Alan Haines
Mary Peterson: Sheila Grant
Hans Ziggerman: David Spenser
Mr Barratt: Nigel Graham
Peter Hobson: Gordon Gardner
Ronnie Porter: Colin Campbell
Mrs Porter: Mary Wimbush
Jackson: Jon Rollason
Sir Charles Rutherford: Walter Fitzgerald
Mr Pitkin: Allan McClelland
Mrs Webb: Molly Rankin

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from BBC radio and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON t 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

BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Led by James Davis
Conducted by BRYDEN THOMSON

Contributors

Unknown: James Davis
Conducted By: Bryden Thomson

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: South-East News

: Road Report

: SPORTS SESSION

Introduced by VINCENT DUGGLEBY
Produced by Godfrey Dixey

Contributors

Introduced By: Vincent Duggleby
Produced By: Godfrey Dixey

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

t TREVOR PARK, M.P. gives his impressions of what he saw and heard in Parliament

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by REX PALMER
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by Roger Eames
The dances: Waltz; Liberty Two-. step; Victorian Gavotte; Felice Foxtrot ; Hesitation Waltz; Western Schottische; Square Tango; Dinkie Onestep

Contributors

Introduced By: Rex Palmer
Produced By: Roger Eames
Unknown: Felice Foxtrot
Unknown: Dinkie Onestep

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

London Symphony Orchestra Leader. John Georgiadis Conducted by Istvan Kertesz
From the Royal Albert Hall, London

Contributors

Leader: John Georgiadis
Conducted By: Istvan Kertesz

: SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Marius Coring , Ernest Milton and Rachel Gurney in Such Men Are Dangerous by Ashley Dukes from The Patriot by ALFRED NEUMANN adapted for radio by Cynthia Pughe with Carleton Hobbs and David Spenser
Cost in order of speaking: t Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown: Marius Coring
Unknown: Ernest Milton
Unknown: Rachel Gurney
Unknown: Ashley Dukes
Unknown: Alfred Neumann
Unknown: Cynthia Pughe
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: David Spenser
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Count Pahlen: Marius Goring
Pahlen's footman: Alexander John
Baroness Ostermann: Rachel Gurney
Chancellor: Carleton Hobbs
Adjutant: John Pullen
Chambertain: Preston Lockwood
Tsar Paul I: Ernest Milton
Staff Captain: Fraser Kerr
Stepan: Alaric Cotter
Tsar's footman: Peter Bartlett
Alexander: David Spenser
Doctor: Harold Reese
Count Suboff: Lewis Stringer
General Talysin: Peter Pratt

: THE NEWS

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

The Short Story
BRIAN GLANVILLE talks about the form, and reviews a selection of recent stories from Britain and America, including work by Elizabeth Bowen and Irvin Faust , and talks to ELIZABETH TAYLOR about her collection A Dedicated Man and to ALFRED CHESTER about Behold Goliath t Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES
Produced by Joseph Hone

Contributors

Unknown: Short Story
Talks: Brian Glanville
Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Unknown: Irvin Faust
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Alfred Chester
Unknown: Behold Goliath
Introduced By: Robin Holmes
Produced By: Joseph Hone

: BEFORE THE ENDING OF THE DAY

The Evening Office of Compline
10.54 Weather forecast

: NEWS SUMMARY

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

British Chamber Music t played by the ST. CECILIA PIANO Trio
Sydney Humphreys (violin) Norman Jones (cello) Robin Wood (piano)
Nineteenth in a series ranging from Elgar to the present day.

Contributors

Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Cello: Norman Jones
Piano: Robin Wood

: Closedown









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