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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends and news

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, C. A. JOYCE

Contributors

Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by MARTIN MUNCASTER

Contributors

Introduced By: Martin Muncaster

: TEN TO EIGHT

The Meaning of Love as illustrated in Joyce Grenfell 's sketch 'Telephone Call'

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Grenfell

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE SHABBY PARADISE

by EILEEN BAILLIE abridged by Honor Wyatt
Read by BARBARA Lott
First of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Eileen Baillie
Abridged By: Honor Wyatt
Read By: Barbara Lott

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: IN TOWN TODAY

Celebrities and personalities Introduced by NAN WINTON and MICHAEL SMEE,
Produced by Richard Dingley
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: Nan Winton
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: I REMEMBER

John Orczy-Barstow son of the author of The Scarlet Pimpernel describes how the book came to be written and recalls experiences in Hungary as a schoolboy before the 1914-18 war. in conversation with WILFRID THOMAS
Broadcast on February 3

Contributors

Unknown: John Orczy-Barstow

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 47
Behold the temple of the Lord
(BBC H.B. 171)
Psalm 48
Luke 18, vv. 18-30 (N.E.B.)
Rise up, 0 men of God (BBC
H.B. 364)

: THE YELLOWPLUSH PAPERS

or The Memoirs of Mr. C. J. Yellowplush
Sometime Footman in Many Genteel Families by William Makepeace Thackeray arranged in ten parts by TERENCE TILLER
6: Manoeuvring
Read by FRANK DUNCAN with BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT ELIZABETH PROUD
WILFRID CARTER, PETER MARINKER
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. C. J. Yellowplush
Unknown: William Makepeace
Unknown: Terence Tiller
Read By: Frank Duncan
Unknown: Betty Huntley-Wright
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall

: JACK TRAIN

In holiday mood with records from here, there, and everywhere

: LET'S FIND OUT

from
The Bishop of Birmingham and Peter Cook humorist, pop star, and writer with four teenagers to ask the questions
In the chair, PETER HAIGH
Produced by Roger Ordish
Broadcast on September 9 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Peter Haigh
Produced By: Roger Ordish

: Announcements

: 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 WILLIAM HARDCASTLE

Contributors

Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

Friday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Daniel Archer: Monte Crick
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Lilian Archer: Elizabeth Marlowe
Jennifer Archer: Angela Piper
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Aunt Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Christine Johnson: Joyce Gibbs
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Carol Grenville: Anne Cullen
Harvey Grenville: Ronald Baddiley
Anne Grenville: Heather Canning
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
John Tregorran: Philip Morant
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Betty Barratt: Brenda Dunrich
Paddy Redmond: John Bott
Gregory Salt: Gerald Turner
Sue Bent: Linda Polan
Roger Patillo: Jeremy Mason

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Ian Hunter
Impresario and Director-General of the Commonwealth Arts Festival discusses with ROY PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Hunter
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' Apple Jelly' by JOANNA RIVERS

: WOMAN'S HOUR

from Newcastle
Introduced by GILLIAN HUSH
Servants in the 'Sixties: MARY
REDCLIFFE examines the relevance of servants today
It Was a Lovely Funeral:
JAKE KELLY on the Tyneside way of death
Early Leavers: an enquiry into why so many Northern children leave school at fifteen
Lost Empires: BILLY RUSSELL recalls the spiendour of the Northern music-hall
Why Flats?: ALEX GLASGOW looks at multi-storey living
The Sheltered Days
DEREK LAMBERT 'S book abridged by Ba Mason
Read by MARTIN JARVIS
First of five instalments

Contributors

Introduced By: Gillian Hush
Unknown: Jake Kelly
Unknown: Billy Russell
Unknown: Derek Lambert
Abridged By: Ba Mason
Read By: Martin Jarvis

: GREAT NOVELS OF THE WORLD

The fourth of a series of talks on five selected masterpieces of fiction from Ireland, France, Germany, Russia, and America
4: Dr. Zhivago by BORIS PASTERNAK discussed by PROFESSOR FRANK KERMODE
Broadcast on December 27. 1964
(BBC World Seivice)
' Moby Dick ': September 20

Contributors

Unknown: Boris Pasternak
Unknown: Professor Frank Kermode
Unknown: Moby Dick

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Case of The Late Pig by Margery Allingham
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Margery Allingham

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Turning Points: JOHN ELLISON talks to GROUP CAPTAIN DOUGLAS BADER , C.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C.
For Your Library List: some suggestions from HONOR WYATT
Can you tell me?: a fortnightly series answering listeners' queries
You asked us to play ... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks: John Ellison
Unknown: Captain Douglas Bader
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

Home is the Sailor by Rumer Godden arranged as a dramatised reading in four parts
3: Two come back
Sadness filled the playroom and the doll's house, because Curly had gone. But on board the Golden Galleon, Bertrand Lesseps , with Curly in his jersey pocket. felt that he had found a friend.
Adapted and produced by EVELYN WILLIAMS

Contributors

Unknown: Rumer Godden
Unknown: Bertrand Lesseps
Produced By: Evelyn Williams
Narrator: John Darran
Bertrand: Gwenyth Petty
Sian: Olive Michael
Curly: Annest Wiliam

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Scotland Yard Calling-Sport -From the Local Press
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Bob Holness

: Home to Music

Scottish Dance Music played by IAN POWRIE AND his BAND

Contributors

Played By: Ian Powrie

: Music from Scarborough

THE SPA ORCHESTRA
Conducted and introduced by MAX JAFFA
From the Spa Grand Hall by permission of Scarborough Corporation

: ARTURO TOSCANINI

conducts the N.B.C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Overture: Anacreon
(Cherubini)
7.40* Symphony No. 4, in B flat major (Beethoven)
8.11* Variations on the St.
Anthony Chorale (Brahms) on gramophone records

: FATHERS IN LAW

by Henry Cecil adapted by the author from his new book of the same name
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by H. B. FORTUIN
Michael Gough is m 'Maigret and the Lady' at the Opera House, Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Produced By: Michael Gough
Randolph West: Hector Ross
Mr Luttrell a solicitor: Alan Barry
Bill Woodthorpe: John Westbrook
Mary Woodthorpe: Joan Matheson
Judge Hazlewell: George Curzon
Judge Bramcote: Gordon Faith
Miss Harper: Patricia Leventon
Eric Smith: Michael Gough
Mr Tewkesbury: Allan McClelland
Judge: Nigel Graham
Mr. Courtney, Prosecuting Counsel: Philip Guard
Margaret West: Monica Grey
Jeremy Norton: Michael McClain
Prison Governor: Fraser Kerr
Mrs Boulder, a barrister: Molly Rankin
Miss Frayling, a barrister: Betty Huntley-Wright
Dr Bream, a psychiatrist: Denys Blakelock
Dr Crestway, a psychiatrist: Peter Marinker

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
"WALTER TAPLIN 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 specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces: Walter Taplin

: SOUTH AMERICAN JOURNEY

In the first of five talks
PETER DUVAL SMITH visits French Guiana-' the worst place in the world,' or so the passenger said. But it wasn't really. Even Devil's Island was a haunted paradise.
The Smugglers' Express: Tuesday at 10.45

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Duval Smith

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Lotus and the Wind by JOHN MASTERS abridged by Leonard Green
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF
Sixth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Abridged By: Leonard Green
Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Duo in G major (K.423) (Mozart)
IGOR OISTRAKH (violin) DAVID OISTRAKH (viola)
11.31* Variations, Op. 36
(Spohr)
NICANOR ZABALETA (harp)
11.38* Trio in B flat major
(D.471) (Schubert)
YEHUDI MENUHIN (violin) CECIL ARONOWITZ (viola) DEREK SIMPSON (cello) on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Igor Oistrakh
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Cello: Derek Simpson

: Closedown









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