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: Ten to Seven

Thursday's 'Ten to Eight'

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Radio's breakfast-time took at life around the country and across the world
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

DAVID Kossorr tells the story of Jonah
5: So whatt
Broadcast on Oct. 4. 1963 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown: David Kossorr

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: ASHENDEN-SECRET AGENT 1914-18

LEO GENN reads the last of five instalments of a radio adaptation of The Hairless Mexican a story by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM

Contributors

Story By: W. Somerset Maugham

: THE NEWS

: THE COUNTRYSIDE IN DECEMBER

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country with a Natural History contribution by Eric Simms
Introduced by C. CORDON GLOVER
Produced by Arthur Phillips
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simms
Introduced By: C. Cordon Glover
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: CROSSROADS

We make decisions every day but sometimes we are brought to a halt by a problem so serious that any decision we make must change our lives
C. R. HEWITT and ELIZABETH CLEVERDON-SKELLON listen to some real-life problems of this kind and consider the advice they would have offered
Produced by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown: C. R. Hewitt
Unknown: Elizabeth Cleverdon-Skellon
Produced By: Patrick Harvey

: CRIPORI-CITY OF GOLD

Deep in the heart of the Brazilian jungle lies Cripori. two days on foot and six weeks by canoe away from its nearest neighbour. But the very reason for the existence of the town is gold, and by this, its 600 inhabitants live. panning it from the nearby streams.
Ϯ MIKE ANDREWS , who recently visited Cripori, talks about this town where it is possible to step back into the atmosphere of California at the end of the nineteenth century

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Andrews

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 26
Of the Father's love begotten
(BBC H B. 57)
All poor men and humble
(Oxford Book of Carols 34)
St. John 1, vv. 35-51
Come ye faithful, raise the anthem (BBC H.B. 123)

: THE BEST OF MARK TWAIN

Readings from the author's works selected and arranged for broadcasting by HOWARD JONES
4: The Great French Duel
Read by DAVID HEALY
Broadcast on April 26

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Howard Jones
Read By: David Healy

: SING US THE OLD SONGS

A programme of old favourites sung by DAVID ELLIS (baritone) with RUBY TAYLOR (piano)
DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ) and a chorus from the WESTERN OPERA PLAYERS Conductor, ARTHUR DUNN f Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Baritone: David Ellis
Conductor: Arthur Dunn
Introduced By: Dudley Savage

: A BRITISH SWEEPSTAKE ?

Britain is almost alone in the world in lacking a State Lottery, if-as the authorities claim-Premium Bonds are not a lottery. This programme sets out to discover whether we would gain or lose by joining the majority of countries, from Rhodesia to Russia. in which lottery income is an important part of public finance.
LESLIE SMITH talks to DR. ALEX RUBNER
NORMAN ST. JOHN-STEVAS, M.P. THE REV GORDON MOODY L. J. LUDOVICI and SIR CYRIL OSBORNE. M
Produced by Neil Hepburn

Contributors

Talks: Leslie Smith
Unknown: Dr. Alex Rubner
Unknown: Norman St.
Unknown: Sir Cyril Osborne.
Produced By: Neil Hepburn

: Announcements

: PICK OF THE YEAR

Gale Pedrick 's personal selection of items from BBC radio and television which have been featured in Pick of the Week in 1966 introduced by JOHN ELLISON
E:xtended version: Sun., 11.15 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Introduced By: John Ellison

: 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

Thursday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: John Keir Cross

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' Brigid and Ben at the Pantomime by Jacqueline Adkins

Contributors

Unknown: Jacqueline Adkins

: GUITAR CLUB

Introduced by KEN SYKORA
THE GUITAR CLUB GROUP Led by Ike Isaacs and guests:
PEPE MARTINEZ , THE CREAM
Produced by Bernie Andrews

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Ike Isaacs
Unknown: Pepe Martinez
Produced By: Bernie Andrews

: ALBERT FERBER

piano
Balakirev
Sonata in B flat minor (1905) gramophone record

: ' TWO OLD SQUARES'

Baroness Stocks and Freddy Grisewood compare life as it is today with what it was when they were brought up at the beginning of the century, and illustrate their conversation with quotations from Any Questions?
Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Freddy Grisewood

: MOTHER OF SEVENTY-SIX

The story of an English-woman's work in the East
MILDRED DIBDEN went to Hong Kong in 1931 and discovered that hundreds of Chinese children were being abandoned by their parents
Recorded, and compiled by TED THOMAS
Produced by Alan Burgess
+ Broadcast on October 9

Contributors

Produced By: Alan Burgess

: OLD MOTHER HUBBARD

and other nonsense songs sung by OWEN BRANNIGAN (baritone) with the PRO ARTE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by CHARLES MACKERRAS gramophone record

Contributors

Baritone: Owen Brannigan
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

including:
Guest star: Hugh Lloyd of Hugh and I talks to
GWENYTH PETTY
Child's-eye View: GAENOR THOMAS finds out what children are thinking this week
Music-making then and now: PERCEVAL GRAVES and MEIRION WILLIAMS discuss amateur music
Introduced by HARRY SOAN from Wales

Contributors

Unknown: Gwenyth Petty
Unknown: Gaenor Thomas
Unknown: Meirion Williams
Introduced By: Harry Soan

: STORY TIME

Tales of the Supernatural by Rudyard Kipling dramatised for radio by A. R. RAWLINSON
4: My Own True Ghost Story
' There are many kinds of Dakbungalows ... Government-built ones with brick walls. converted buildings such as a second-hand palace, and ramshackle buildings of rotten brick and the filth of ages on the walls and windows. Such was Katmal when I arrived there on a wet and windy evening ...'
Produced by DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: A. R. Rawlinson
Produced By: David Davis
R K: Lockwood West
' Myself ': Harold Innocent
Kadir: Preston Lockwood
Khansamah: Patrick Westwood

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-This week's main talking point put in Perspective-Scotland Yard Calling-Personal Column with DAVID GEARY-Sports Spot -FRED STREETER on Gardening
Introduced by Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: Home to Music

Scottish Dance Music
BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JACK LEON with ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)

Contributors

Conducted By: Jack Leon
Accordion: Archie Duncan

: The World Dances

on gramophone records

: LISTEN TO THIS SPACE

with Nicholas Parsons
Written by ANTHONY MARRIOTT and ALISTAIR Foot and featuring
DENISE BRYER and BOB TODD with BARRY CRYER and DAVID CUMMING
Music by THE TONY OSBORNE GROUP
Produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Written By: Anthony Marriott
Written By: Alistair Foot
Unknown: Denise Bryer
Unknown: Bob Todd
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: David Cumming
Produced By: John Bridges

: BERLIOZ, ELGAR AND TCHAIKOVSKY

Royal Liverpool
Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader. Clifford Knowles
Conductor, Charles Groves
Ϯ Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Clifford Knowles

: * The Interval GUISING AT ALLENOALE

GWEN MOFFAT visited this small
Northumberland town on New Year's Eve to witness the unusual way in which they welcome the new year

Contributors

Unknown: Gwen Moffat

: * Concert

Part 2: Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5, in E minor

: IN THE PUBLIC EYE

A poet on prison and other matters
Dennis Brutus talks to MYRNA BLUMBERG and DOUGLAS BROWN
Mr. Brutus was banned, shot at, and imprisoned in South Africa for his part in the agitation to make South African sport non-racial.

Contributors

Talks: Dennis Brutus
Unknown: Myrna Blumberg
Unknown: Douglas Brown

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by NEWS-STAND
How the dailies have handled the week's news, analysed by WALTER TAPLIN

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Taplin

: PARTNERS IN EUROPE

A series of talks on the Common Market countries
4: Belgium and Luxembourg
A report on the political and economic scene by DOROTHY FLACON of Radiodiffusion et Television Belge
Monday: Italy

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Flacon

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Moon-Spinners by MARY STEWART
Read by PATRICIA GALLIMORE
Fourth of fourteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Stewart
Read By: Patricia Gallimore

: JAZZ AT NIGHT

Most: ALLISON, STAN GETZ
JOHNNY HODGES , BARNEY KESSEL
JOHNNY RICHARDS gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Stan Getz
Unknown: Johnny Hodges
Unknown: Barney Kessel
Unknown: Johnny Richards

: Closedown









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