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: FARMING TODAY

† Market trends and news

: Ten to Seven

Tuesday'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

Faith in Living t MOTHER TERESA OF CALCUTTA foundress of the Missionaries of Charity

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: BRAVE NEW SCHOOL

by JOAN GOLDMAN abridged by Eileen Capel Read by SHEILA MITCHELL t Third of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Goldman
Abridged By: Eileen Capel
Read By: Sheila Mitchell

: THE NEWS

: NATURE PARLIAMENT

Your questions answered by JAMES FISHER , RICHARD FITTER and PETER SCOTT
Chairman.
DEREK MCCULLOCH (Uncle Mac)
Produced by John Sparks
Questions should be sent on a post-card to: Nature Parliament. BBC. Broadcasting House, Bristol 8 t Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: James Fisher
Unknown: Richard Fitter
Unknown: Peter Scott
Unknown: Derek McCulloch
Produced By: John Sparks

: HOLIDAY BOOKS

in paperback shared by EMANUEL LITVINOFF
DENIS NORDEN
Anne SCOTT-JAMES with lAIN HAMILTON in the deck-chair t Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Unknown: Emanuel Litvinoff
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Anne Scott-James
Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

: BEYOND THE ROMAN FRONTIER

tANTHONY BIRLEY describes a recent archaeological expedition to North Africa in search of information about the Garamantes, an ancient people of the Sahara
The Garamantes. who were never brought within the Roman Empire. were something of a mystery people and their name indicated to the Romans ' the furthest known limits of the world.'

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 54
Mv God, my King, thy various praise (BBC H.B. 13)
Psalm 36
Luke 10. vv. 16-24 (N.E.B.)
Thou art the way (BBC H.B.
338)

: THE BORROWERS

by Mary Norton arranged as a dramatised reading in four parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
3: Disaster turns to Riches
Produced by HERBERT SMITH t Broadcast on April 19

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Norton
Unknown: Bertha Lonsdale
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Storyteller: Marah Stohl
Homily: Rosalie Williams
Arrietty: Margaret Dew
Pod: Jack Woolgar
The Boy: Peter Landon

: COUNTRY DANCING

from Wales
Young people of Flintshire get together for a Taplas at the market town of Mold to the music of Y MEDELWYR with songs by MEINIR LLOYD
MORFUDD MAESALEG (harp) and IDRIS HUGHES
Master of Ceremonies. GWYN WILLIAMS

Contributors

Songs By: Meinir Lloyd
Harp: Morfudd Maesaleg
Harp: Idris Hughes

: HAVE A GO!

With WILFRED PICKLES visits
The township of Connah's Quay, Flintshire with MABEL at ' The Table
HARRY HUDSON at the piano
Produced by Stephen Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Hudson
Produced By: Stephen Williams

: LISTENING POST

t Tim MATTHEWS introduces this midday edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics
Correspondents are invited to write is: Listening Post, BBC. Broadcasting House, London. W.L.

Contributors

Introduces: Tim Matthews

: 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

: The Archers

Contributors

Written by: John Keir Cross
Produced by: Tony Shryane
Edited by: Godfrey Baseley

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: JOHNNY MORRIS

in Johnny's Jaunts
This summer he has taken several different trips to various parts of the world
1: Special Export t Johnny travels with several thousand gallons of British beer to the Continent

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five t Today's story: ' Sally and her dog ' by ELIZABETH REPATH

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Repath

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON t At Home: with AILSA GARLAND,
Editor of Woman's Journal t Live Long and Stay Young:
ERIC Trimmer discusses this book in which he recommends measures for positive health
Reading Your Letters
1 Going into the Wilderness:
VERA EARLE recalls her experience of living a simple life based on the Christian ideals of poverty and love t About Advertising: TONY
CHURCH reports on a conference on Effective Sales Promotion
PATIENCE COLLIER reads
All the Days of Minnie Sue by SUSAN BELL

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Vera Earle
Unknown: Minnie Sue
Unknown: Susan Bell

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Sulky Fire by Jean-Jacques Bernard translated by JOHN LESLIE FRITH adapted for broadcasting by PEGGY WELLS
Produced by TERENCE TILLER

Contributors

Unknown: Jean-Jacques Bernard
Translated By: John Leslie Frith
Broadcasting By: Peggy Wells
Produced By: Terence Tiller
Jeanne: Mary Wimbush
Blanche Merin: Penelope Lee
Old Mérin: Arthur Ridley
Andre Mérin: Frank Duncan

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from York Hinster sung by the Choir of ST. GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL, KINGSTON, ONTARIO
Versicles and Responses (Bernard
Rose)
Psalms: 59. 60, 61
Canticles (Stanford in G)
Lessons: Isaiah 8, vv. i-18
Luke 11. vv. 29-54
Anthem: I will love thee, 0 Lord
(Sowerby)
Choir under the direction of GEORGE MAYBEE
Organist, PETER PARTRIDGE

Contributors

Unknown: York Hinster
Organist: George Maybee
Organist: Peter Partridge

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

including: t Key-notes-3: ELSIE HALL. the South African pianist, recalls her long career on the concert halls tGoing to the Pictures: BETTY
BEST talks about some films which you may enjoy seeing this month, and introduces a special guest from the film world
1 Off the Beat: Memories of an ex-London bobby, by WILLIAM A. JOHNSON t Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: William A. Johnson
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

Midwinter by John Buchan adapted for radio by NORMAN PAINTING
Alastair is called upon to pass two sentences, the first easily and the second with great difficulty.
6: An Errand of Love
Incidental music arranged by HAMISH HENDERSON and played by ERNEST ELEMENT (violin)
1 Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH

Contributors

Unknown: John Buchan
Unknown: Norman Painting
Arranged By: Hamish Henderson
Played By: Ernest Element
Produced By: Anthony Cornish
Nicholas Kyd: Douglas Storm
Alastair Maclean: Fraser Kerr
Samuel Johnson: Peter Stephens
Duchess Kitty: Ursula O'Leary
Charles Hay: James Grant
The Spainneach: John Bott
Lady Claudia Norreys: Linda Gardner
An innkeeper: George Woolley
Sir John Norreys: Norman Cockin
Amos Midwinter: John Hencher

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Scotland Yard Calling-Sport
Introduced by the South-East news unit

: HOME TO MUSIC

f played by the LONDON STUDIO STRINGS
Leader. Reginald Leopold
Conducted by REGINALD KILBEY with piano and organ solos from WILLIAM DAVIES

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Unknown: William Davies

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN, Joy ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN, NORMAN HACKFORTH with A Mystery Voice and KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Humphrey Barclay

Contributors

Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Produced By: Humphrey Barclay

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

Stephen Bishop (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra Leader. John Georgiadis Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Part 1

Contributors

Piano: Stephen Bishop
Leader: John Georgiadis
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult

: * The Interval

EDWARDIAN SUMMER
STEVE RACE introduces memories of Edward Etgar t A Sound Archives production by John Powell
9.6* Promenade Concert
Part 2
See facing page followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Etgar
Production By: John Powell

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
† GILES PLAYFAIR 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 specialty welcome

Contributors

Introduces: Giles Playfair

: THE MOST TRADITIONAL SOCIETY

t Three reports on Saudi Arabia by JOHN BOTTRILL
3: Tradition and Western Education

Contributors

Unknown: John Bottrill

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Strode Venturer
The new novel by HAMMOND INNES
Read by GUY STANDEVEN t Eighth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Novel By: Hammond Innes
Read By: Guy Standeven

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

t played by ELI GOREN (violin)
DOREEN STANFIELD (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Eli Goren
Piano: Doreen Stanfield

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