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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, David SCOTT BLACKHALL

Contributors

Unknown: David Scott Blackhall

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Radio's breakfast-time look at life around the country and across the world
Introduced by JACK de MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

Twentieth-century Christians
G. K. Chesterton

Contributors

Unknown: G. K. Chesterton

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: DAVID COPPERFIELD AND DORA

Readings by GARY WATSON from David Copperfield by CHARLES DICKENS ,
Broadcast in A Book at Bedtime. 1M4

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas
' Extended version of Sunday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS THE WORLD OF WORK

9: Selling Things
Introduced by BARRY CARMAN

Contributors

Introduced By: Barry Carman

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 47
0 thou not made with hands
(BBC H.B. 180)
Psalm 126
St. Mark 8. v. 27, to 9, T. 1
Take up thy cross, the Saviour said (BBC H.B. 369)

: FOR SCHOOLS LA VIE POLITIQUE EN FRANCE

Talk by ROBERT MENGIN
French for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Talk By: Robert Mengin

: Interlude

: SINGING TOGETHER

by WILLIAM APPLEBY
Land of my fathers
Song of the Western men Loch Lomond

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Loch Lomond

: CONTINENTAL STYLE

Twenty minutes of continuous light music from the Continent
Arranged by Bev Phillips

Contributors

Arranged By: Bev Phillips

: FOR SCHOOLS ELGAR

First of three illustrated talks by GORDON REYNOLDS
Orchestral Concerts series

: NONSENSE AT NOON

JOHN EBDON presents some conclusions from three years of undisciplined investigation of the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

Unknown: John Ebdon
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: Desert Island Discs

Sir Frank Francis, Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum, discusses with Roy Plomley, in a recorded programme devised by him, the gramophone records he would take to a desert island.

Contributors

Guest: Sir Frank Francis
Presenter: Roy Plomley
Producer: Monica Chapman

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE WORLD AT ONE

The News and Voices and Topics in and behind the headlines
Introduced by WILLIAM HARDCASTLE

Contributors

Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

Friday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: John Keir Cross
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Daniel Archer: Monte Crick
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Lilian Archer: Elizabeth Marlowe
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Grenville: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Philip Morant
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Gregory Salt: Gerald Turner
Vicar: Max Brimmell
Polly Mead: Hilary Newcome
Roger Patillo: Jeremy Mason
Paddy Redmond: John Bott

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story:
' Belinda goes to Hospital ' by Margaret Baker

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Baker

: FOR SCHOOLS SPRINGBOARD

Trains
Written by Philip Holland
First of three programmes about transport

Contributors

Written By: Philip Holland

: The Music Box

by Albert Chatterley

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Chatterley

: PROSE AND VERSE READINGS

The Flower-Show Match, from Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man by Siegfried Sassoon

Contributors

Unknown: Siegfried Sassoon

: MUSIC, MOVEMENT, AND MIME

for the nine-to-eleven-year-olds by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Harris

: A Second Start

Behaviour and Learning
19: The Psychology of Work by DENIS PYM of the Department of Occupational Psychology. Birkbeck College, London

Contributors

Unknown: Denis Pym

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Spring Meeting
A comedy by M. J. Farrell and John Perry adapted for radio by CYNTHIA PUGHE
A situation in which love and racing become' inextricably mixed.
The action takes place in Woodrooff Hall, Tipperary.
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Comedy By: M. J. Farrell
Comedy By: John Perry
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Turning Points: JOHN ELLISON talks to BENNY HILL
' Make Time to Read :
BRIAN GROOMBRIDGE , author of The Londoner and his Library, talks about libraries at the start of National Library Week
Argument: another in the series of conversations on an issue of the day
You asked us to play: record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks: John Ellison
Unknown: Brian Groombridge
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

Uncle by J. P. Martin adapted as a dramatised reading in four parts by Josephine Bruce
After the Badfortians caused Uncle, the elephant, to get his right tusk stuck, he determines that their punishment shall be swift and sure!
Part 2: Various Developments
Other parts played by Nigel Graham , Noel Hewlett
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown: J. P. Martin
Unknown: Josephine Bruce
Played By: Nigel Graham
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Storyteller: John Pullen
Uncle: Fred Yule
Old Monkey: Wilfred Babbage
Beaver Hateman: Geoffrey Matthews
Auntie: Grizelda Hervey

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Parker

: HOME TO MUSIC

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Brian Perkins

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT HALL

LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with CLIFFORD CURZON (piano)
Overture: Egmont fBeethoeen)
Conducted by PIERINO GAMBA
7.39' Piano Concerto No. 1, in D minor (Brahms)
Conducted by GEORGE SZELL on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Clifford Curzon
Conducted By: Pierino Gamba
Conducted By: George Szell

: THE EVANGELIST

by Sam Thompson adapted for broadcasting by SAM HANNA BELL with Ray McAnally , J. G. Devlin and Harold Goldblatt
Others taking part:
Charles Owens. Jack McQuoid Mina Doman , Peter Adair
Sandra Perry. Barbara Adair
Produced by Ronald Mason
Broadcast in the Northern Ireland
Home Service on November 29. 1965

Contributors

Unknown: Sam Thompson
Broadcasting By: Sam Hanna Bell
Unknown: Ray McAnally
Unknown: J. G. Devil
Unknown: Harold Goldblatt
Unknown: Charles Owens.
Unknown: Jack McQuoid
Unknown: Mina Doman
Unknown: Peter Adair
Unknown: Sandra Perry.
Unknown: Barbara Adair
Produced By: Ronald Mason
Arter: Stephen Rea
Jobber: Johnson Seanreid
Manser Brown: J G Devlin
Docker Graham: John McBride
Johnny Bradford: Michael Stewart
Bells McConachie: Catherine Gibson
Pastor Mahood: Maurice O'Callaghan
Pastor Waid: William Hunter
Finlay Bradford: Harold Goldblatt
Pastor Earls: Ray McAnally
Betty Williams: Diana Payan
Agnes Bradford: Irene Bingham
Eric Jones: Larry McCoubrey
Norah: Kathleen Feenan

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 1
The News

: ELECTION BROADCAST

on behalf of the LABOUR PARTY rHE PRIME MINISTER,
THE RT. HON. HAROLD WILSON O.B.E.

Contributors

Unknown: Rt. Hon. Harold Wilson

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 2
This extended edition of Ten O'Clock includes full coverage of world events as well as a special survey of significant developments in the General Election.

: FIFTY YEARS IN STEPNEY

by LADY HENRIQUES
2: Children of the Streets
Lady Henriques began some part-time social work in Stepney before the first world war. This led toa lifetimes work there, which still continues.
By the time war broke out in 1914 a start had been made in improving the care given to the babies and small children.
Broadcast on January 18

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Great Expectations by CHARLES DICKENS divided into three parts abridged by Donald Bancroft
PART 1: Pip's Early Years Read by GARY WATSON
Eleventh of fifteen instalments

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Smetana
String Quartet No. 1, in 9 minor (From My Life) played by the SMETANA QUARTET
Jiri Novak (violin)
Lubomir Kostecky (violin) Milan Skampa (viola) Antonin Kohout (cello) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Jiri Novak
Violin: Lubomir Kostecky
Viola: Milan Skampa
Cello: Antonin Kohout

: Closedown









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