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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

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

† Shartened and revised edition of Saturday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SERVICE

Introductory music

: THE SERVICE

0 praise ye the Lord (Tune.
Laudate Dominum (Parry): BBC Supplement 14)
Story: Man Discovers
4: The storytellers
The Prayer for Understanding
The King of love (Tune, St.
Columba: S.P. 654)
Repealed: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

: OVER TO YOU

Christmas is coming
Compiled by David Hammond

Contributors

Unknown: David Hammond

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 80
0 God. thou art my Cod alone
(BBC H.B. 468)
Psalm 11
Isaiah 2, vv. 1-5
God is my strong salvation
( BBC H.B. 453)

: FOR SCHOOLS ALLONS-Y!

10: La maison de campagne
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
Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray

: MUSIC WORKSHOP II

In the end the best story is the Christmas story-for Christmas
Songs: Christmas gifts
Romantic Duna
Introduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Introduced By: John Huw Davies
Produced By: William Murphy

: ON BEING A PERSON

The inward conflict: 1 by A CONSULTANT PSYCHIATRIST
! The sixth form series: Religion in its Contemporary Context

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

Two-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Northern Ireland
Round 1
London :
Michael AYRTON
SIR DENIS BROGAN
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
Northern Ireland:
C. E. B. BRETT. RONALD GREEN
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown: E. B. Brett.
Arranged By: Patrick Harvey

: 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 DAVIS

Contributors

Introduced By: William Davis

: The Archers

Monday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: Bruno Milna
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story: ' A surprise for
Timothy ' by Emily Buxton

Contributors

Unknown: Emily Buxton

: FOR SCHOOLS ON HADRIAN'S WALL

A young Roman from Ostia serves his Emperor in north Britain (A.D. 121)
Written by Duncan Taylor
World History series

Contributors

Written By: Duncan Taylor

: MUSIC SESSION ONE

Sing. Play, and Listen
Second of three programmes by GORDON REYNOLDS
Produced by Jenyth Worsley

Contributors

Produced By: Jenyth Worsley

: The Siege of Colchester

This siege (1648) was a small local action, but its horrors were typical of many others all over the United Kingdom during the Civil War.
Written by Cameron Miller
History Work Units -series

Contributors

Writer: Cameron Miller

: MOTHS

by Ouida adapted for broadcasting in ten parts by DOMINIC ROCHE
10: A Duel and its Consequences
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
† Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Produced By: Norman Wright

: JACK BRYMER

(who is recorded) with records
On a Personal Note

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind. including
' A blazing arch of lucid glass ': thirty years ago the Crystal Palace caught fire and burnt to the ground. ROSEMARY HART introduces some of the people who remember this ' greatest glass-house of them all '
Breath of Fresh Air: from the Ilkley Moor gamekeeper and naturalist WALTER FLESHER
Silver Lining: in the last two weeks DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL has interviewed people on ' The Only Happiness.' Today he gives his own view
Your Letters
Keep Your Home Safe: hints from DAVID ROE on ' Do it Yourself '
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Introduces: Rosemary Hart
Unknown: Walter Flesher
Unknown: David Scott Blackhall
Unknown: David Roe
Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME

Visitors To Britain
A series of seven readings from the Journals of distinguished visitors, recording their impressions of Britain and the British
2: George Mikes on How to be An Alien and How to be Inimitable
' If you want to become a true Briton you must be fond of queueing An erstwhile wartime necessity has become a national entertainment.'
Reader, GEOFFREY MATTHEWS

Contributors

Unknown: George Mikes
Reader: Geoffrey Matthews

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news-the stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling — South-East Sport
Introduced by KEITH MARTIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Keith Martin

: 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

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by IAN KEMP
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader. Reginald Stead
Conducted by KENNETH MONTGOMERY
Given before an invited audience in the Civic Hall, Wallasey

Contributors

Introduced By: Ian Kemp
Conducted By: Kenneth Montgomery

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Introduced by STUART HOOD
This week:
LIONEL HALE talks about RUDYARD KIPLING in the light of two recent studies of him
JOHN TERRAINE reviews Two Men Who Saved France by Sir Edward Spears
VERNON SCANNELL on new novels
'A A Twentieth - Century Love Affair '?: STEPHEN BLACK and DEREK JEWELL discuss their books on motor-cars
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Introduced By: Stuart Hood
Talks: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: John Terraine
Unknown: Edward Spears
Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Unknown: Derek Jewell
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: Jack Longland

: FOCUS

on THE CAR WORKERS
Reporter in Birmingham. PETER COLBOURNE
Introduced by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Produced in Birmingham by James Gallagher

Contributors

Introduced By: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: James Gallagher

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 1
The News

: PARTY POLITICAL BROADCAST

on behalf of the LIBERAL PARTY by GEORGE MACKIE

Contributors

Unknown: George MacKie

: TEN O'CLOCK

Part 2
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

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Rose of Tibet by LIONEL DAVIDSON
Read by ROBERT RIETTY
+ Seventeenth of twenty instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Davidson
Read By: Robert Rietty

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Sequence: mostly from America DAVID ASTOR (tenor)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)
THEA KING (clarinet) PETER CARTER (violin) SALLY MAYS (piano)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Tenor: David Astor
Piano: Wilfrid Parry
Clarinet: Thea King
Violin: Peter Carter
Piano: Sally Mays

: Closedown









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