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: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, DR. JOHN GREGORY

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. John Gregory

: 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

The Activity of the Holy Spirit considered by PROFESSOR C. F. D. MOULE

Contributors

Unknown: Professor C. F. D. Moule

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: PLEASE MISS

by VICKY BRANDRICK abridged by H. R. F. Keating Read by SHEILA MITCHELL
First of twelve instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Vicky Brandrick
Abridged By: H. R. F. Keating
Read By: Sheila Mitchell

: 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

: A HOUSE FULL OF ORGANS

Collectors abound in this country-stamps, beer mats, china, furniture, old cars-but when it comes to collecting, renovating, and housing fairground organs you have to be a special sort of connoisseur.
DENYS GUEROULT introduces some of the more remarkable instruments and their owners
Produced by Steve Allen

Contributors

Introduces: Denys Gueroult
Produced By: Steve Allen

: DAILY SERVICE

Whit Monday
New Every Morning, page 44
Away with our fears (BBC
H.B. 147)
Psalm 139
Acts 2, vv. 1-6, 14-21 (N.E.B.)
Rejoice! the year upon its way
(BBC H.B. 162)

: THE ROBBERS

Night and day in the 800 square miles within the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan and City of London Police-the robbers are at work
In this programme MAURICE DENNING interviews people who have suffered at the hands of criminals, and Police spokesmen comment on what should be done in similar circumstances
Narrated by RONALD BADDILEY Produced by Alan Burgess
Broadcast on March 31

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Denning
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Produced By: Alan Burgess

: THE ENGLISH GARDEN

BEVERLEY NICHOLS examines, assisted by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives, the various elements that make up some English gardens-both his own and others
Produced by Denys Gueroult
Extended version of the broadcast on May 20

Contributors

Unknown: Beverley Nichols
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: THE BRITISH AT THE SEASIDE

A light-hearted musical account of a British tradition with SYLVIA EAVES, JOSEPHINE GORDON CHARLES WEST , CHARLES YOUNG
THE RITA WILLIAMS SINGERS
Orchestra conducted by ALFRED RALSTON
Narrators, CHARLES CHILTON
JOHN WESTBROOK , HARRY LANDIS PENELOPE LEE
Written and produced by CHARLES CHILTON

Contributors

Unknown: Josephine Gordon
Unknown: Charles West
Conducted By: Alfred Ralston
Narrators: Charles Chilton
Unknown: John Westbrook
Unknown: Harry Landis
Unknown: Penelope Lee
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Bill Simpson ' Dr. Finlay' 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: Bill Simpson
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: 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: Edward J. Mason
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley

: NINA AND FREDERIK

in person
A programme of conversation and music accompanied by RAY DEMPSEY (guitar)
FRANK WILLOUGHBY (accordion)
MARTIN ASTON (drums)
CHRIS STAUNTON (bass)
Produced by Humphrey Barclay

Contributors

Guitar: Ray Dempsey
Accordion: Frank Willoughby
Bass: Chris Staunton
Produced By: Humphrey Barclay

: OFF THE RECORD

A musical self-disclosure by Gerald Moore

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Moore

: Afternoon Theatre: Trial by Judge

A play for radio by Michael Hardwick
with Felix Aylmer

Sir Evelyn Hampton was nearly eighty years of age, and this was his last case. To Sir Evelyn himself his retirement stood for the relinquishment of responsibility; to his son Andrew it seemed the laying down of a power 'like the power of God.'
(Broadcast on March 28, 1964)

Contributors

Writer: Michael Hardwick
Producer: Betty Davies
Grace Aldridge: Mary Chester
Harker: Wilfrid Carter
Arthur Clawson: Lewis Stringer
Inspector Pitt: Norman Claridge
Hilda Dunn: Eva Stuart
James Dunn: Alan Haines
Andrew Hampton: William Fox
Violet Hampton: Nicolette Bernard
Sir Evelyn Hampton: Felix Aylmer
Lady Hampton: Grizelda Hervey
Solicitor-General: Hamlyn Benson
Herbert Pomfrey, Q.C.: Eric Anderson
Dr Winter: Kenneth Hyde

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

Whit Monday edition
Introduced by FREDDY GRISEWOOD including:
Midshipman in the ' Monarch
CDR. GEORGE VILLIERS recalls being under fire at the Battle of Jutland, fought fifty years ago tomorrow
First Shepherd: nineteen-year-old COLIN MACE tells YVONNE ADAMSON about his adventures as a herdsman transporting livestock to the ends of the earth
I wish I'd been BASIL BOOTHROYD on the fascination of other people's careers. 3: A farmer
Turning Points: JOHN ELLISON talks to RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH

Contributors

Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood
Unknown: Dr. George Villiers
Unknown: Colin MacE
Unknown: Yvonne Adamson
Unknown: Basil Boothroyd
Talks: John Ellison
Unknown: Richard Attenborough

: STORY TIME

The Borrowers Afield by Mary Norton arranged as a dramatised reading in six parts by Bertha Lonsdale Searching for their relations, the Borrowers have found an old boot to use as a caravan while they explore Perkin's Beck.
PART 3: A Thief in the Daytime
† Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Norton
Unknown: Bertha Lonsdale
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Storyteller: Marah Stohl
Pod: Jack Woolgar
Homily: Rosalie Williams
Arrietty: Margaret Dew
Spiller: Trevor Lorains

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: Road Report

: SPORTS SESSION

Introduced by VINCENT DUGGLEBY
Produced by Godfrey Dixey

Contributors

Introduced By: Vincent Duggleby
Produced By: Godfrey Dixey

: HOME TO MUSIC

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Martin

: THE FOUR CITIES

A panorama of the musical theatre in Paris, London, Vienna, and New York during the last hundred years
Written by BERNARD GRUN
9: Songs of Rogues and Lovers The story told by IRÈNE PRADOR, ALAN TILVERN Roy WILLIAMSON and a member of the BBC Drama Repertory Company The music sung by CYNTHIA GLOVER
PATRICIA ROUTLEDGE
ROWLAND JONES, LESLIE FYSON THE AMBROSIAN SINGERS
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY
BBC CONCERT Orchestra Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VlLEM TAUSKY
Produced by Elizabeth Johnson
Broadcast on Dec. 11. 1965 (Music)

Contributors

Written By: Bernard Grun
Unknown: Alan Tilvern
Unknown: Roy Williamson
Sung By: Cynthia Glover
Sung By: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Leslie Fyson
Directed By: John McCarthy
Produced By: Elizabeth Johnson

: THE SPORT OF KINGS

by Ian Hay adapted for broadcasting by PEGGY WELLS featuring the BBC Drama Repertory Company Newstead Grange in the year 1924. The home of Amos Purdie , .J.P., and a stronghold of decency and respectability. You bet!
Cast in order of speaking:
† Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Hay
Broadcasting By: Peggy Wells
Unknown: Amos Purdie
Produced By: Norman Wright
Dulcie Primrose: Gudrun Ure
Mrs Purdie: Anna Burden
Amos Purdie, J P: Walter Fitzgerald
Bates: Preston Lockwood
Katie Purdie: Eva Haddon
Joe Purdie: Tim Seely
Algernon Sprigge: Anthony Hall
Sir Reginald Toothill,: Nigel Graham
Albert: Brian Hewlett
Panama Pete: Ronald Herdman
Police Sergeant: Peter Marinker

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
Letters from today's postbag introduced by WALTER JAMES

Contributors

Introduced By: Walter James

: THE PROUD TOWER

While from a proud tower in the town
Death looks gigantically down
(The City in the Sea: POE)
A portrait of the world before the war, 1890-1914 by BARBARA W. TUCHMAN
Ten excerpts selected and abridged by Donald Boyd
Read by FRANK DUNCAN
1: Patrician England 1895-1902

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara W. Tuchman
Abridged By: Donald Boyd
Read By: Frank Duncan

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Great Expectations by CHARLES DICKENS abridged by Donald Bancroft divided into three parts
Part 3: Pip's Homecoming Read by GARY WATSON
† Eleventh of fifteen Instalments
Gary Watson is appearing at Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Contributors

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

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

JEAN FOURNIER (violin) ANTONIO JANIGRO (cello)
PAUL BADURA-SKODA (piano)
Piano Trio in G major (K.564)
(Mozart)
11.33' Piano Trio No. 17, in E flat major (Haydn) on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Jean Fournier

: Closedown









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