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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: Ten to Seven

Friday's 'Ten to Eight'

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: ON YOUR FARM

visits the Royal Smithfield Show in London
Produced by Anthony Parkin
Repeated: Wednesday. 12.25 p.m.. Midland and Went Home Services

Contributors

Produced By: Anthony Parkin

: OUTLOOK

A Christian angle on the news
Speaker,
THE Rev. EDWARD ROGERS

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Edward Rogers

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the news. its background, and the people who make it
Revised edition: Tuesday, 9.5 a.m.

: THE NEWS

: THE WEEKLY WORLD

What the weeklies think, illustrated from their editorials, is reviewed by ANTHONY KING

Contributors

Reviewed By: Anthony King

: IN YOUR GARDEN

Introduced by Roy HAY featuring items of news, views, leplies to listeners' queries, and topical advice to help the amateur gardener
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Produced By: John Greenslade

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Safety on the Roads
2: Making cars safer
GEOFFREY Grime
Head of the Safety and Traffic Divisions of the Road Research Laboratory talks with DAVID GLENCROSS

Contributors

Unknown: David Glencross

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 7
0 worship the King. all glorious above (BBC H.B. 471)
Psalm 8
Isaiah 11. v. 10. to 12, v. 2
0 brother man. fold to thy heart thy brother (BBC H.B. 376)

: STUDY SESSION

Shorthand Dictation
110-140 w.p.m.
For those who want to keep up or improve their speeds in any shorthand system
60-80 w.p.m.: Mon.6.30 p.m. (Study)
Some of the material in this series is taken from Shorthand Dictation Practice. Book 2

: Introduction to Chinese

A course of ten lessons in spoken Mandarin for complete beginners
Programme 10
Introduced by Lucia Liu with the help of Terry Chang
Last Tuesday's broadcast (Study)
A booklet and pronunciation record are available

Contributors

Introduced By: Lucia Liu
Unknown: Terry Chang

: Let's Go!

A course of twenty lessons in spoken Russian for near-beginners
Lesson 10 given by VAUGHAN JAMES. MARINA RYAN and VICTOR GREGORIY
Last Wednesday's broadcast (Study)
A booklet is available

Contributors

Unknown: Vaughan James.
Unknown: Victor Gregoriy

: Divertimento Italiano

A series of fifteen magazine-type programmes, including readings from the Penguin book of Italian Short Stories and The Penguin Book of Italian Verse, fur listeners with some knowledge of Italian
Programme 10 Pascoli: Orfano Lu sgombero—2
11 Segreto di Susanna (Wolf-Ferrari) Ninna Nanna
Introduced by ARIELLA REGGIO
Speakers, LEONORA FABBRI ALDO BEVACQUA
Thursdays broadcast (Study)

Contributors

Unknown: Ninna Nanna
Introduced By: Ariella Reggio
Unknown: Leonora Fabbri
Unknown: Aldo Bevacqua

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

A weekly survey of the world of motoring
Topical news and the latest Road Conditions
Edited and introduced by BILL HARTLEY

Contributors

Introduced By: Bill Hartley

: ALL THE BEST FROM TODAY

Listen at leisure to selected star items from the week's editions of radio's famous breakfast-time magazine
Introduced by JACK de MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: STEPTOE AND SON

starring
Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H. Corbett as Harold in The Bird with MARIANNE STONE
Written by ALAN SIMPSON and RAY GALTON adapted for radio by Gale Pedrick
Produced by BOBBY JAYE
Broadcast on July 10 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H. Corbett
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Bobby Jaye

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Captain John Ridgway and Sergeant Chay Blyth discuss with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records they would take to a desert island
Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Captain John Ridgway
Unknown: Sergeant Chay Blyth
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: Afternoon Theatre: Return to Dursford

'It's not our social battlefield - it's her life. We think we can see the dangers for her. the pitfalls. It's an illusion. We can see nothing. No one can.'

Contributors

Writer: Peter Russell
Producer: Alan Ayckbourn
David Webster: Derrick Gilbert
Angela Burlon: Rosalind Shanks
Sheila Burton: Penelope Lee
Henry Burton: James Beck
Hylda Burton: Mavis Rogerson
Tom Burton: Colin Edwynn
Joe Burton: Ralph Lawton
Gail Wainwright: Pamela Craig
Alderman Wainwright: John Franklyn Robbins
Sam Cranston: Graham Rigby
Mrs Wainwright: Jean Lockhart
[Actress]: Catherine Naish
[Actor]: Chris Canavan
[Actor]: Roy Barraclough
[Actor]: John Baldwin
[Actor]: Paul Harper

: Home for the Day

A Saturday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
What's Sport For?: ANNE JONES speaks for those who are not good at games-and do not enjoy watching, either
Whose Child?: a personal experience of fostering, with comment from OLIVE STEVEN SON, author of .Someone Else's Child
Festivals, Drama and Music: The EARL OF HAREWOOD talks to Olive SHAPLEY
Conscience: personal experiences from PAULINE WALTON , SHIRI.EY MEREDEEN. and AN EX-THIEF: with a comment from A PSYCHIATRIST
Questions about Knitting: JAMES NORBURY deals with some of the difficulties that arise in following knitting patterns

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Anne Jones
Unknown: Olive Steven
Unknown: Pauline Walton
Unknown: James Norbury

: OWEN BRANNIGAN

( who is recorded) with a singer's favourite records

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

HEATHER HARPER (soprano)
BBC Scottish ORCHESTRA Leader. Tom Rowlette
Conductor, JAMES LOUGHRAN
Three German Dances
Mozart OrxanKrinder ; Canary; SleiKhride.
4.55' Symphony No. 4 Mahler

Contributors

Soprano: Heather Harper
Unknown: Mozart Orxankrinder

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: South-East News

: SPORTS SESSION

Introduced by VINCENT DUGGLEBY
Produced by Godfrey Dixey

Contributors

Introduced By: Vincent Duggleby
Produced By: Godfrey Dixey

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

DAME JOAN VICKERS , M.P. gives her impressions of what she saw and heard in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Joan Vickers

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

SIDNEY DAVEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by REX PALMER
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by Chris Morgan

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey
Introduced By: Rex Palmer
Produced By: Chris Morgan

: GALA CONCERT HALL

MARCUS Dods conducts the BBC WELSH OCHESTRA Leader. Colin Stavcley in a programme of music for all the family with ELIZABETH, FRETWELL (soprano) JOHN WILLIAMS (guitar)
Introduced by Iwan THOMAS
Produced by Moelfryn Harries and Gareth Walters
The programme includes music from The Force of Destiny (Verdi). Schwanda the Bagpiper (Weinberger), and the second movement of Concierto de Aranjuez (Rodrigo).
Given 'before an Invited audience in the Cory Mall. Cardiff.
Elizabeth Fretwell broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Unknown: Marcus Dods
Leader: Colin Stavcley
Introduced By: Iwan Thomas
Produced By: Moelfryn Harries
Produced By: Gareth Walters
Unknown: Elizabeth Fretwell

: SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Home and Beauty by W. Somerset Maugham adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS
' You see. in the beauty business you net to know all the ins and outs of married life, and my impression is that. in the long run, it don'really matter much who you marry.'
The Marlowe Company, Canterbury production by ANN STUTFIELD
Produced for radio by Guy VAESEN

Contributors

Unknown: Peggy Wells
Production By: Ann Stutfield
Unknown: Guy Vaesen
Miss Dennis: Janet Bailey
Victoria: Helena Be Crespo
Taylor: Judy Booty
Mrs Shuttleworth: Denise Allwohth
Leicester Paton: Peter Gordon
Major Frederick Lowndes D S O: James Fairley
Major William Cardew, D S O: David Glover
Nannie: Fiona Latham
Mrs Pogson: Jenny Berg
A B Raham: Alan Partington
Miss Montmorency: Jenny Short
Clarence: William Coombes

: THE NEWS

and Weather forecast

: A WORD IN EDGEWAYS

BRIAN REDHEAD discusses some topical matters and some less topical with FLORENCE SUMMERSKILL co-author of A Dictionary of Politics
RT. HON. PETER THORNEYCROFT
DR. PATRICK NUTTGENS
Director, Institute of Architecture, University of York

Contributors

Unknown: Florence Summerskill
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Peter Thorneycroft
Unknown: Dr. Patrick Nuttgens

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers led by THE REV. TREGELLES WILLIAMS

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

VALERIE TRYON (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Valerie Tryon

: 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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