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: TEN TO SEVEN

1 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

Prayer and meditation

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edItion

: DAVID COPPERFIELD AND STEERFORTH

Readings by GARY WATSON from David Copperfield by CHARLES DICKENS abridged by Donald Bancroft
Broadcast in A Book at Bedtime. 1963

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: THE WEEKLY WORLD

What the weeklies think, illustrated from their editorials, is reviewed by WALTER TAPLIN

Contributors

Reviewed By: Walter Taplin

: A WORLD OF SOUND

No, 10
DEREK PARKER introduces recordings and recollections of Prime Ministers over the past fifty years
Produced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

Introduces: Derek Parker
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 96
For the might of thine arm
(BBC H.B. 242)
Psalm 29
Malachi 3, v. 13, to 4, v.
Wake, 0 wake! for night is flying (BBC H.B. 40)

: STORIES BY OSCAR WILDE

Read by Micheit Mac Liammóir 5: The Birthday of the I?zfanto
The scries produced by Ronald Mason
Broadcast on Dec. 25. 1964

Contributors

Read By: Micheit Mac
Produced By: Ronald Mason

: SING SING SING

with the MITCHELL MINSTRELS AND CHOIR on records

: LIKE OLD TIMES

STEVE RACE and a scrapbook of memories
Produced by John Powell
Broadcast on August 24

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Race
Produced By: John Powell

: THE BEST BED

A short story by SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER
Read by GLADYS YOUNG
The wind had gone round to the east, sleet and hail fell. The cat had experienced nothing like this before. In despair he ran on. seeking ...
Repeated: Monday, 10.5 a.m.

Contributors

Story By: Sylvia Townsend
Read By: Gladys Young

: 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
Repeated: Saturday, 4.30

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE WORLD AT ONE

The News and Voices and Topics in and behind the headlines
Introduced by LUDOVIC KENNEDY

Contributors

Introduced By: Ludovic Kennedy

: The Archers

Thursday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
'f TOday's story:
'The Story of Christmas' by JEAN SUTCLIFFE

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe

: ANY ANSWERS?

A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to some of the views expressed in last Friday's Anli Questionsf
Thursday's broadcast (Light)

: SCIENCE IN ACTION

The second of three enquiries by FRANK BOUGH
The Water Problem
We have all the water we need in Britain, but most of it is in the wrong place. Frank Bough asks scientists and technologists what we can do about it.

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Frank Bough

: FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS

in King's College Chapel, Cambridge upon Christmas Eve
See facing page
A shortened recording: Christmas Day at 11.2 p.m. followed by an interlude

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind
Christmas Eve Edition including:
A Partridge in a Pear Tree
NEVILLE BRAYBROOKP descri bt.s how he compiled a Christmas anthology
Radio Lewisham: ANNE CATCH-
POLE meets the volunteers who have built a studio at Lewisham Hospital and for nine years have been broadcasting to the patients
Butcher's Boy: BILL TAYLOR , at the age of eight, helped out with the Christmas deliveries
Eat, Drink, and be Moody:
BASIL BOOTHROYD at his worst
Christmas Cottage:
PERCY EDWARDS looks in Seasonable songs and poems
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: Basil Boothroyd
Unknown: Percy Edwards
Introduced By: Steve Race

: STORY TIME

Oak, Ash, and Thorn
The Puck of Pook's Hill stories by Rudyard Kipling dramatised by A. R, RAWLINSON
Through the magic of Oak, Ash and Thorn, Dan and Una met Puck in the little wood which lies at the foot of Pook's Hill. From Puck they learned how Weiand, the smith of the gods, forged a sword for the Saxon novice Hugh.
2: Young Men at the Manor
Produced by DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Stories By: Rudyard Kipling
Produced By: David Davis
Una: Sian Davies
Dan: Jo Manning Wilson
Puck: Geoffrey Wincott
Sir Richard Dalyngridge: Preston Lockwood
Hugh: Denis Goaciieft
Aelueva: Mram Margolyes
de Aquila: John Bentley

: WEATHER

and Programme News,

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news - Scotland Yard Calling - This week's main talking point put in Perspective - Sports Spot - FRED STREETER on Gardening
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter
Introduced By: Derek Parker

: HOME TO MUSIC

Scottish Dance Music
1" played by the BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA
Conductor, JACK LEON with ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)

Contributors

Conductor: Jack Leon
Accordion: Archie Duncan

: The World Dances

on gramophone records
Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Martin

: SIR HARRY BRITTAIN

on his 921td birthday recalls some of his
Friends and Contemporaries including:
NANCY, VISCOUNTESS ASTOR
LORD B,WEN-PoWELL
LORD BRARAZON OF TARA
VISCOUNT NUFFlELD
LORD REITI( i Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Produced By: Harold Rogers

: CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

Bach ADELE STOLTE (soprano)
GERTRAUD PRENZLOW (contralto)
PETER SCHREIER (tenor)
GÜNTHER LElB (bass)
CHORUS AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF THE EAST GERMAN RADIO
Conducted by HELMUT KOCH
Parts 4, 5,
Recording made available by courtesy of the East German Radio followed by an interlude

Contributors

Soprano: Adele Stolte
Contralto: Gertraud Prenzlow
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Bass: Günther Lelb
Conducted By: Helmut Koch

: LISTEN TO THIS SPACE

with Nicholas Parsons
Written by ANTHONY MARRIOTT and ALISTAIR FOOT and featuring
DENISE BRYER
PETER GooDIER
BOB TODD
Music by THE TONY OSBORNE GROUP
Research by Colin Reid
Produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Nicholas Parsons is In ' Boeing-Boeing ' at the Duchess Theatre. London
Applications for tickets for this series. enclosing a stamped addressed envelope, should be sent to [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Written By: Anthony Marriott
Written By: Alistair Foot
Unknown: Denise Bryer
Unknown: Peter Goodwr
Unknown: Colin Reid
Produced By: John Bridges
Produced By: Nicholas Parsons

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News People in the News rollowed 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 ROBERT EDWARDS

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Edwards

: TO FLY FROM CHRISTMAS

by PETER DUVAL SMITH
Every year Peter Duval Smith tries hard to be abroad at Christmas. To get away from it? Or to celebrate it in strange ways? Peking, the Aran Islands. Lake Victoria, Berlin. Warsaw. ... where this year?

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Duval Smith
Unknown: Peter Duval Smith
Unknown: Berlin. Warsaw.

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Woman in White by WILKIE COLLINS
PART
Readcrs, MARY WIMBUSH and DEREK HART
Part 3 will be read in fifteen instalments by Derek Hart , beginning on January 24

Contributors

Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: Derek Hart

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Suite: Terpsichore (Praetorius)
COLLEGIUM TERPSICHORE
11.30* Concerto in C major, for two trumpets and orchestra (Vivaldi)
HAMBURG BAROQUE ENSEMBLE Directed by ADOLF SCHERBAUM (trumpet)
11.38* Cello Concerto in A major (Leonardo Leo )
WOLFGANG BOETTCHER (cello) BERLIN CHAMBER MUSIC GROUP Conducted by MATHIEU LANGE
11.51* Symphony in D major
(Boyce)
ZAGREB SOLOISTS' ENSEMBLE Conducted by ANTONIO JANIGRO on gramophone records

Contributors

Directed By: Adolf Scherbaum
Unknown: Leonardo Leo
Cello: Wolfgang Boettcher
Conducted By: Mathieu Lange
Conducted By: Antonio Janigro

: FIRST COMMUNION OF CHRISTMAS

from
Croydon Parish Church, Surrey where the newly consecrated Bishop of Repton,
THE RT. REV. W. WARREN HUNT. officiates ror the last time as Vicar of Croydon
Epistle: Hebrews 1, v. 1-12
Gospel: St. Iotin 1, vv. 1-14
Hymns (A. and M. Rev.):
Christians awake (61, v. 1 Only); God front on high hath heard (63); 0 come all ye faithful (59); Let all mortal flesh keep silence (390); Hark the herald-angels sing (60)
Organist and Choirmaster, Roy Massey
The service is sung to settings by Stanford and Merbecke, Additional carols are sung and organ preludes played during the communion of the people, when prayers are led by THE REV, ADRIAN CAREY.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. Warren Hunt.
Choirmaster: Roy Massey
Unknown: Adrian Carey.

: Closedown









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