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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 ROBERT HUDSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Hudson

: 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

: THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF

A short story by O. HENRY
Read by MURRAY KASH
Who could feel sorry for two desperadoes capable of kidnapping such a small boy? Surely, no one — except those who happened to know the boy

Contributors

Story By: O. Henry

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: FOR SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SERVICE

Introductory music

: THE SERVICE

praise ye the Lord (Tune.
Laudate Dominum (Purryi: BBC Supplement 14)
Story: Some Ordinary People
4: Zacchaeus
The Lord's Prayer
Jesus, good above all other
(Tune. Quem Pastores Laudavere: S.P. 540)
Repented: Thursday, 9.5 a.m

: OVER TO YOU

Cross my Heart
Written by JOHN MALONE

Contributors

Written By: John Malone

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 37
All glory to God in the sky
(BBC H.B. 29)
Psalm 98
Matthew 24, v. 45, to 25, v. 13
(N.E.B.)
Wake. 0 wake! (BBC H.B. 40)

: FOR SCHOOLS ALLONS-Y!

4: Le secret
Written by Emile Harven
A radio-vision programme

Contributors

Written By: Emile Harven

: Interlude

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I

by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray

: MUSIC WORKSHOP II

JOHN Huw DAVIES introduces Polko and Janko
Songs: Polko and Janko Gypsy Boy
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Introduces: John Huw Davies
Produced By: William Murphy

: PERSONAL CHOICE

2: Beyond Authority (ii)
A talk by a consultant psychiatrist
The Sixth Form series:Religion in its Contemporary Content

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. Wales: Round 2
London:
SIR DENIS BROGAN ,CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Wales :
T. I. ELLIS , WYN GRIFFITH
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale Wales
Unknown: T. I. Ellis
Unknown: Wyn Griffith
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: THE TENNIS ELBOW FOOT GAME

A sort of verbal tennis devised by NORMAN HACKFORTH
The players:
SHEILA HANCOCK , OLGA FRANKLIN PAUL JENNINGS
NORMAN HACKFORTH
In the umpire's chair, MAX ROBERTSON
Produced by David Hatch

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Olga Franklin
Unknown: Paul Jennings
Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Max Robertson
Produced By: David Hatch

: 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: Bruno Milna

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story:
1 Charles and Dapple by Ruth Ainsworth

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Ainsworth

: FOR SCHOOLS THE TOMB ROBBERS

A story of eight shameless ancient Egyptians, taken from the papyrus record of their trial (1100 B.C.).
Written by Phyllis Drayson
World History series

Contributors

Written By: Phyllis Drayson

: MUSIC SESSION ONE

Exploring Sound by OTTO KAROLYI
Final experiments in sound and music
+ Introduced by DAVID GELL

Contributors

Unknown: Otto Karolyi
Introduced By: David Gell

: ALFRED THE GREAT

Soon after Alfred succeeded to the kingdom of Wessex it was overrun by pagan Vikings Alfred conducted what is now called a guerrilla war against them. defeated them in A.o. 87H. and ensured the survival of the English race and language.
Written by Aubrey Feist
History Work Units series

Contributors

Unknown: Vikings Alfred
Written By: Aubrey Feist

: MOTHS

by Ouida adapted for broadcasting in ten parts by DOMINIC ROCHE
3: Lady Stoat takes a Hand
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Dominic Roche

: JACK BRYMER

witTr records
On a Personal Note

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
' Ramsay Mac ': ARCHIE LEE introduces some of the people who remember Ramsay MacDonald. born 100 years ago tomorrow
+ Cats will be Cats: W. BRAND recalls what happened when he was asked to look after an ' unfavourite ' aunt's favourite tabby
Silver Lining: DAVID STAFFORD CLARK introduces a surprise guest
Your Letters
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Introduces: Archie Lee
Introduces: David Stafford Clark
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

The Chronicles of Barset
A series of readings from the Barsetshire novels by Anthony Trollope
5: ' Dr. Thorne of Greshambury ' from Dr. Thorne 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-Looking round the region with BOB HOLNESs-South-East Sport
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 MICHAEL MURRAY

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael Murray

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by NORMAN FULTON
COLIN HORSLEY (piano)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Led by Brendan O'Reilly
Conducted by HARRY NEWSTONE
Before an invited audience at the Assembly Rooms, City Hall. Cardiff

Contributors

Introduced By: Norman Fulton
Piano: Colin Horsley
Unknown: Brendan O'Reilly
Conducted By: Harry Newstone

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Introduced bv JOHN BOWEN
This week:
C DAY Lewis reviews Simenon's The Little Saint and. as NICHOLAS BLAKE , talks about his own new book The Morning After Death
Historical Imagination:
In Cape Town, MARY RENAULT on writing historical novels about ancient Greece — her latest, The Mask of Apollo, was published yesterday
In London, a discussion between C. V, WEDGWOOD. whose books The King's War and The King's Peace have just come out in paperback, and GORE VIDAL , author of Julian, another new paperback
C. V. WEDGWOOD also reviews Privileged Persons by Hester W Chapman , published yesterday
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Unknown: John Bowen
Talks: Nicholas Blake
Talks: Gore Vidal
Unknown: Hester W Chapman
Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

: 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 HOSPITAL DOCTORS

Junior Hospital Doctors Form Breakaway Association ... f'asuallu Service Suspended In Four Hospitals ... Rush To Qualify For American Posts ... One-Third Of Hospital Doctors Come From Abroad ...
Focus examines the facts behind these dramatic headlines-the working conditions and pay of Britain's 22,000 hospital doctors.
Problems and realities of today
Introduced each week by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Production team: Alan Burgess and Keith Hindell

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Burgess
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 ALLEN

Contributors

Introduced By: Anne Allen

: COMPREHENSIVE CHALLENGE

Head Teachers of Comprehensive Schools talk to MAURICE PLASKOW about the administrative problems of running a mixed school of more than a thousand pupils
1: PETER DAUNT of Thomas Bennett School, Crawley New Town
Wednesday: Yvonne Zacherwicfc Abbey Wood School. London
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Plaskow
Unknown: Peter Daunt

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

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

Contributors

Read By: Denis McCarthy

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Each Tuesday, a varied sequence of uninterrupted music. Tonight's composers:
Bach, Schubert, Brahms
NORMA PROCTER (contralto) MARGARET MAJOR (viola) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
ELISE CSERFALVI (violin) PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
Second broadcast

: Closedown









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