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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends and news

: TEN TO SEVEN

Thursday'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

Family Prayers

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE CHILDHOOD OF DAVID COPPERFIELD

by CHARLES DICKENS abridged by Donald Bancroft
Read by GARY WATSON
Fifth of fifteen instalments originally broadcast in ' A Book at Bedtime' in July and August 1963

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Gary Watson

: THE NEWS

: JOHNNY MORRIS

in Johnny's Jaunts
This summer he has taken several different trips to various parts of the world
3: Constant Sun
Johnny takes a more permanent look at Majorca
Wednesday's broadcast

: A WORLD OF SOUND

From the BBC Sound Archives
Active Leisure
REX ALSTON and HARCOURT Roy investigate some of the exciting ways in which you can spend your leisure hours
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Harcourt Roy
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: MORE HONOUR'D IN THE BREACH THAN THE OBSERVANCE

Honour thy Father and thy Mother
Some men, women, and children consider the opportunities and the difficulties presented by attempting to obey this commandment
Compiled by Margaret Hotine

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Hotine

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 102
The Lord of heaven confess
(BBC H.B. 478)
Psalm 34, vv. 11-22
Luke 13, vv. 10-21 (N.E.B.)
Give me the wings of faith to rise (BBC H.B. 229)

: FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

by Thomas Hardy abridged by Denis Constanduros
Read by PAUL ROGERS
Last of five instalments: an edited version of the reading in ' A Book at Bedtime ' broadcast in June 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Abridged By: Denis Constanduros
Read By: Paul Rogers

: TRAVELLING TUNES

KEN SYKORA traces folk songs of the British Isles through some of their travels abroad
Guest folk singers:
JACQUELINE McDONALD and BRIDIE O'DONNELL
Produced by David Allan
A BBC World Service production

Contributors

Singers: Jacqueline McDonald
Produced By: David Allan

: JUST FOR FUN

Richard MURDOCH plays some records he hopes will give you a laugh
Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Murdoch

: LISTENING POST

Leslie Smith introduces this midday edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letter on lively talking points of any kind are welcome for these broadcasts

Contributors

Introduces: Leslie Smith

: 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 Ludovic KENNEDY

Contributors

Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy

: The Archers

Thursday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from the many broadcast on BBC radio and television during the past seven days
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story: 'The Visitor' by VERONICA JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Veronica Jones

: WOMAN'S HOUR

from Scotland
Edinburgh
International
Festival edition
ELSIE RUSSELL introduces a miscellany of topics and talk, performers and personalities
Full Tilt
DERVLA MURPHY 'S book abridged by Neville Teller
Read by WENDY CRAIG
Last of five instalments

Contributors

Introduces: Elsie Russell
Unknown: Dervla Murphy
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Wendy Craig

: ANATOLE DE GRUNWALD

recalls some of his
Friends and Contemporaries including:
LESLIE HOWARD
DUFF COOPER
BERNARD SHAW
TERENCE RATTIGAN
ERNEST BEVIN
ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY BLOOM
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Howard
Unknown: Duff Cooper
Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Terence Rattigan
Unknown: Ernest Bevin
Unknown: Archbishop Anthony
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: SING US THE OLD SONGS

A programme of old favourites sung by JOAN YEADON (soprano) with RUBY TAYLOR (piano) DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ) and MOUSEHOLE MALE VOICE CHOIR Conductor, SAMPSON HOSKING
Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Soprano: Joan Yeadon
Piano: Ruby Taylor
Piano: Dudley Savage
Conductor: Sampson Hosking

: DOWN YOUR WAY

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently went
Down the Route with R.A.F. Transport Command
An extended version of Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

Mid-Stream Change:
TELERI BEVAN investigates the problems of changing a career in mature years
My Dog Finnigan by ELISABETH
SHEPPARD-JONES
The Elocutionist: BILL MEILEN recalls the old way of reciting
A Trip to Nigeria: by MARION GLASTONBURY
Introduced by PHILIP PHILLIPS From Wales

Contributors

Unknown: Teleri Bevan
Unknown: Bill Meilen
Unknown: Marion Glastonbury
Introduced By: Philip Phillips

: STORY TIME

The Gentleman
A serial play in five parts adapted freely by VAL GIELGUD from the novel by ALFRED OLLIVANT with Denys Hawthorne
Glyn Dearman , Frank Duncan Paul Whitsun-Jones
2: The Gap Gang
In which Midshipman Christopher Caryll meets the Gentleman and Parson Joy , and Kit and the Parson discover some incriminating documents....
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown: Val Gielgud
Novel By: Alfred Ollivant
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: Glyn Dearman
Unknown: Frank Duncan
Unknown: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Unknown: Christopher Caryll
Unknown: Parson Joy
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Harry Joy, a parson (Abercromby's Black Cock): Frank Duncan
Ralph Piper: John Bryning
Members of the Gap Gang:: Fat George
Members of the Gap Gang:: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Red Beard: Henry Stamper
Old Toady: Leonard Trolley
Lord Alfred Fitzroy, ' TheGentleman ': Denys Hawthorne
Christopher Caryll, a Midship man: Glyn Dearman
The Emperor Napoleon: George Hagan
Monsieur Meneval, his secretary: Peter Marinker
Vice-Admiral Magon of Napoleon's staff: Philip Guard

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Scotland Yard Calling-Sports Spot-FRED STREETER on Gardening-Weekend Traffic Report Produced by the South-East news unit

: HOME TO MUSIC

The Stage Revolves
A round of entertainment provided by the finest orchestras, singers and instrumentalists on records

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

Herbert Downes (viola)
Hermione Gingold (reciter) Russell Oberlin (reciter)
Melos Ensemble
London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, John Georgiadis
Conducted by George Hurst
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
Part 1: William Walton
Overture: Portsmouth Point
7.39* Viola Concerto
8.8* Facade conducted by THE COMPOSER
See facing page

Contributors

Viola: Herbert Downes
Viola: Hermione Gingold
Leader: John Georgiadis
Conducted By: George Hurst
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: William Walton

: * The Interval LADY VIOLET REMEMBERS

Interviewer, JOHN CONNELL
3: Between the Wars
LADY VIOLET BONHAM CARTER (BAHONESS ASQUITH) remembers her father's return to Westminster after being ' a disinherited wanderer without a seat ' and how. later, she herself was asked to stand for Parliament. She describes the ' agonising two-way tug-of-war ' between her earnest wish to serve in the House and her conviction that the claims of her children should come first.
Lady Violet speaks also of Stanley Baldwin and of Neville Chamberlain: of Winston Churchill and the growing threat of Hitler's Germany, and of the days of Munich-' a lasting wound.'
People and Politics: Sept. 10

Contributors

Interviewer: John Connell
Unknown: Lady Violet Bonham

: * Promenade Concert

Part 2: Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5, in E minor

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by NEWS STAND
How the dailies have handled the week's news. the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street, are analysed by DOUGLAS BROWN

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Brown

: LOOK TO THE FUTURE

Nine projects which may affect the way we live in Britain 5: The Lea Valley Scheme
LESLIE LANE, F.R.I.I.S.
Director of the Civic Trust interviewed by C. L. BOLTZ
Tuesday at 10.45 p.m.: Growing up with the Arts

Contributors

Interviewed By: C. L. Boltz

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The House of the Bittern by PAMELA ROPNER abridged by Neville Teller
Read by HUGH DICKSON
Fifth of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Pamela Ropner
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Hugh Dickson

: JAZZ AT NIGHT

WOODY HERMAN 'S ORCHESTRA and his ' Four CHIPS '
' BIG ' JOE TURNER
CHARLIE CHRISTIAN
ART TATUM and the CASA LOMA ORCHESTRA on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Woody Herman
Unknown: Joe Turner
Unknown: Charlie Christian
Unknown: Art Tatum

: Closedown









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