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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

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
9.35 THE SERVICE
0 come, all ye faithful (Tune,
Adeste Fideles: S.P. 78)
Story:. In celebration of Christmas
Bishop Ken 's Christmas Prayer 0 little town of Bethlehem
(Tune, Forest Green: S.P. 79)
Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Bishop Ken

: OVER TO YOU

Postbag
Compiled by Tom Garrett

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Garrett

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 99
Lord of the worlds above (BBC
H.B. 462)
Psalm 118, vv. 13-24
Isaiah 7, vv. 1-4, 10-16
0 happy band of pilgrims
(BBC H B. 335)

: FOR SCHOOLS ALLONS-Y!

11: Un article sensationnel
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

My Idea
A folk-song extravaganza for radio written by WILLIAM MURPHY and children of listening schools, and performed by the children of WYKE REGIS JUNIOR SCHOOL, WEYMOUTH

Contributors

Written By: William Murphy

: ON BEING A PERSON

The Inward Conflict (ii)
Scriptwriter. Robert C Walton
The sixth form series: Religion in its Contemporary Context

Contributors

Unknown: Robert C Walton

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

Two-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Northern Ireland
Round 2
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: 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: ' Rattles the little red bus ' by Avril Hale

Contributors

Unknown: Avril Hale

: FOR SCHOOLS POMPEII AND VESUVIUS

Before and after the eruption of A.D. 79
Produced by David Lyttle
Written by Duncan Taylor
World History series
A radio-vision programme

Contributors

Produced By: David Lyttle
Written By: Duncan Taylor

: MUSIC SESSION ONE

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

Contributors

Produced By: Jenyth Worsley

: THE TRIAL AND DEATH OF CHARLES I

A dramatic reconstruction of the scenes in Westminster at the King's trial. He took his stand against govarnment by assembly and for Anglican against Puritan religion. By his dignity in facing death he made possible an eventual compromise between his and his opponents' principles.
Written by John Tully History Work Units series

Contributors

Written By: John Tully

: RUGBY UNION

Oxford v. Cambridge
See foot of page

: VIENNESE DANCES

played by the BOSKOWSKY ENSEMBLE directed by WILLY BOSKOWSKY (violin) gramophone records

Contributors

Directed By: Willy Boskowsky

: HARD TIMES

by Charles Dickens dramatised for radio in eleven parts by MOLLIE HARDWICK with Peter Claughton
Elizabeth Morgan , John Dearth and 1: Girt Number Twenty
Produced by R. D. SMITH
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Unknown: Peter Claughton
Unknown: Elizabeth Morgan
Unknown: John Dearth
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Dickens: Anthony Jacobs

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

including:
The factory that crossed the sea: ROBERT GUNNELL tells the story of a company long established in London which uprooted itself to become one of Northern Ireland's new industries
Alan Melville renects
Silver Lining: THE REV. HAROLD GOODWIN tells how he started a new career at sixty-one
Your Letters
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Gunnell
Unknown: Alan Melville
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
3: Hippolyte Taine
Notes on England
' The English custom of reserve leads to a kind of stoicism. There is no confiding, no letting go, even with one's nearest and dearest.'
Reader, ALLAN MCCLELLAND

Contributors

Reader: Allan McClelland

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news-The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-Personal Column with DAVID GEARY -South-East Sport
Introduced by Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown: David Geary
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: 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 IAN KEMP
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader, Tom Rowlette
Conductor, JAMES LOUGHRAN
Given before an Invited audience in Studio One. Glasgow
Next week Music to Remember wiU be a programme of gramophone records introduced by John Lade

Contributors

Introduced By: Ian Kemp
Leader: Tom Rowlette
Conductor: James Loughran
Introduced By: John Lade

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Introduced by JULIAN MITCHELL
This week:
STEVIE SMITH reads from her collection The Frog Prince and Other Poems, published yesterday
C DAY LEWIS talks about C. M. Bowra 's Memories
MARGARET LANE on Dickens, based on Kathleen Tillotson 's new edition of Oliver Twist
SIR EDWARD BOYLE on A. J. P . Taylor
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Introduced By: Julian Mitchell
Unknown: Stevie Smith
Talks: C Day Lewis
Unknown: C. M. Bowra
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Kathleen Tillotson
Unknown: Oliver Twist
Unknown: Sir Edward Boyle
Unknown: A. J. P . Taylor
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: Anne Scott-James
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland

: FOCUS

on THE CAR WORKERS
Redundancy, redeployment, shake-out-the harsh new language of The Squeeze. What does it all mean in the housing estates around B.M.C.'s Birmingham factory?
Tonight's programme looks at the subject through the eyes of the car workers, their families, and the shopkeepers who are at the heart. of what, only a few months ago, was the booming car industry.
Reporter in Birmingham, PETER COLBOURNE
Introduced by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Produced in Birmingham by James Gallagher
Postponed from November 29

Contributors

Introduced By: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: James Gallagher

: 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

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Dean's Watch by ELIZABETH GOUDGE
Read by NORMAN SHELLEY
Second of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Goudge
Read By: Norman Shelley

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Sequence
... And that, if memory recur. the sun's
Under eclipse, and the day blotted out ... W. B. YEATS
JOHN BARROW (baritone) WILFRID PARRY (piano) PERRY HART (violin) NINA MILKINA (piano)
Devised by Leo Black who writes:
The ' sequence ' of uninterrupted music tonight is of an unusual kind; normally the motive deciding what follows what in these sequences is purely musical. but here the idea came from a verse of Yeats, which seems amazingly to capture an experience very like that in Schubert's (and Heine's) ' Der Doppelganger.' Schubert's song ends the sequence. the rest builds up to it. by way of a movement for piano and violin composed by Mozart in the full flood of his love for Aloysia Weber.

Contributors

Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Baritone: John Barrow
Piano: Wilfrid Parry
Violin: Perry Hart
Piano: Nina Milkina
Unknown: Leo Black

: Closedown









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