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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: Ten to Seven

Monday's ' Ten to Eight'

: 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

By Request
Reflecting listeners' choice in readings and recordings

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: BLOOD RED ROSES

by KENNETH COOK
Read by ALAN WHITE
Second of ten Instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Cook

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the news. its background, and the people who make it
Revised and shortened edition of Saturday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SERVICE

Introductory music
† 9.35 THE SERVICE
Lord of all hopefulness (Tune,
Slane: S.P. 565)
Story: Some Ordinary People.
2: The Tumbler of Our Lady
The Prayer of Thanksgiving
0 praise ye the Lord (Tune.
Laudate Dominum (Parry): BBC Supplement 14)

: OVER TO YOU

Up Spake the Cabin Boy
Written by John D. Stewart

Contributors

Written By: John D. Stewart

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 93
God is love: let heaven adore him (BBC H.B. 7)
Psalm 138
Matthew 21, vv. 23-32 (N.E.B.)
Fairest Lord Jesus (BBC H.B.
139)

: FOR SCHOOLS ALLONS-Y !

2: Mme. Laplace n'est pas contente
Written by Emile Harven
A radio-vision programme

Contributors

Written By: Emile Harven

: Interlude

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I

by RACHELPERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 a.m.

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: MUSIC WORKSHOP II

Maria's ideas of a children's play provide material for a song and JOHN Huw Davies has ideas on accompanying
Songs:
Shepherd boy
Country dancers
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Unknown: John Huw Davies
Produced By: William Murphy

: THE CLIMATE OF OPINION

Programme 2
A talk by HAROLD LOUKES Reader in Education, University of Oxford
The Sixth Form series: Religion in Us Contemporary Context

Contributors

Talk By: Harold Loukes

: THE JAWS OF HELL

The storv of the hunt for and sinking of the German battle-ship Bismarck twenty-five years ago, told by some of those who took part including:
REAR-ADMIRAL WAKE-WALKER First Cruiser Squadron
CAPTAIN DALRYMLE-HAMILTON H.M.S. Rodney
CAPTAIN BOVELL
H.M.S. Victorious
LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER GUERNSEY H.M.S. King George V
LIEUTENANT PARKER H.M.S. Dorsetshire
PILOT-OFFICER BRIGGS
Catalina Z, R.A.F. 209 Squadron
SIGNALMAN BRIGGS, H.M.S. Hood and LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER JUNACH Bismarck
Introduced by ROONEY M. BENNETT
Produced by John F. Muir
Broadca;on May 27

Contributors

Introduced By: Rooney M. Bennett
Produced By: John F. Muir

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN, JOY
ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, NORMAN HACKFORTH with a mystery voice and KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Bobby Jaye
Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Adamson Jack
Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Produced By: Bobby Jaye

: 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

Monday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story: ' Tom's Lions ' by Mary Cockett

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Cockett

: FOR SCHOOLS THE SPLASHING OF THE HIPPOPOTAMI

How the King of Egypt equipped his army with horse-drawn chariots and defeated the Hyksos (1600 B.C.)
Written by Phyllis Drayson
World History series

Contributors

Written By: Phyllis Drayson

: MUSIC SESSION ONE

Exploring Sound by OTTO KAROLYI
Experiments in sound and music
Introduced by DAVID GELL

Contributors

Unknown: Otto Karolyi
Introduced By: David Gell

: THE MAKING OF A NATION

Between A.D. 410 and 600 a dramatic sea migration of people from northern Germany founded the English nation in Britain. This. and the success of Christian missionaries from east and west in convertinK the pagan settlers, are dramatically reconstructed for this new series.
Written by Margaret Wood History Work Units series

Contributors

Written By: Margaret Wood

: MOTHS

by Ouida adapted for broadcasting in ten parts by DOMINIC ROCHE
Trouville, a fashionable seaside resort: summer 1890.
1: Lady Dolly acquires a Daughter
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Produced By: Norman Wright

: GERALD MOORE

(who is recorded) with his
Record Album

: CONVERSATION WITH

DAME EDITH EVANS
One of the great actresses of the English stage talks to ROGER SNOWDON about the theatre and theatres, actors, acting, and directors, and recalls some of the highlights of her distinguished career Produced by George Angell
Broadcast on July 10

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Edith Evans
Unknown: Roger Snowdon
Produced By: George Angell

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

Silver Lining: GORDON SNELL talks to SUE YOUNGER about her work as a missionary in Korea, where she has founded a home for ex-prostitutes, a dairy farm, and an agricultural school tMemories in Mosaic: KATHLEEN
STRANGE describes an unusual pavement in the National Gallery
Alan Melville reflects
Your Letters
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks: Gordon Snell
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

The Chronicles of Barset
A series of readings from the Barsetshire novels by Anthony Trollope
3: ' Mrs. Proudie's Reception ' from Barchester Towers abridged by Ronald Russell
Read by Paul Rogers
Paul Rogers is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Abridged By: Ronald Russell
Read By: Paul Rogers
Read By: Paul Rogers

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling—South. East Sport
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Bob Holness

: HOME TO MUSIC

played by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER with FREDADCOCK (violin) and HAROLD RICH (piano)
Introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Introduced By: Roy Williamson

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by ANTONY HOPKINS
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader. Reginald Stead
Conducted by ANTONIO DE ALMEIDA
Given before an invited audience in the Victoria Hall, Bolton
Next week, from Southampton: New BBC Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Hirsch ; introduced by Antony Hopkins

Contributors

Introduced By: Antony Hopkins
Conducted By: Antonio de Almeida
Conducted By: Leonard Hirsch
Introduced By: Antony Hopkins

: BURL IVES

introduces
Shall we Gather at the Riverf and sings revivalist hymns on records
Broadcast on July 29

: MY WORD!

Midland Region's popular panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and Denis NORDEN
In the chair. JACK LONGLAND

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland

: FOCUS

on FIREARMS
The first edition of a new weekly series examining problems and realities of today
The shooting of three London policemen was a brutal reminder that the number of crimes invotvinK firearms is rising very rapidly. How should society respond to this frightening trend? When are the police armed, and should they be aU the time? Is it too easy to obtain firearms?
Introduced by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Production team: Alan Burgell and Keith Hindell.
See facing page
*

Contributors

Introduced By: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: Alan Burgell
Unknown: Keith Hindell.

: TEN O'CLOCK

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Anne Alun

: COMMUNISM AND THE ORDINARY MAN

A series of four talks by IAN McDOUGALL
BBC Central Europe correspondent
1: Are they free?
Wednesday: Living Standards
See facing page

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Watcher in the Shadows by GEOFFREY HOUSEHOLD
Read by DENIS MCCARTHY
Second of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Read By: Denis McCarthy

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

JOHN HIGHAM (piano)

Contributors

Piano: John Higham

: Closedown









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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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