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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: TEN TO SEVEN

Ash Wednesday
Ring of Truth f Readings by DR. J. B. PHILLIPS from his recent book

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. J. B. Phillips

: 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

f Today's ' Ten to Seven'

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: THE NEWS

: THE COUNTRYSIDE TODAY

Introduced by RALPH WIGHTMAN Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By: Ralph Wightman

: FOR SCHOOLS AN ACT OF WORSHIP

Introductory music 9.35 THE SERVICE
praise ye the Lord! (Tune,
Laudate Dominum: BBC Supplement)
Interlude: The Deliverer
5: Deliver us from death
The Prayer for Protection
From thee all skill and science flow (Tune. Belmont)

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II

by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

Ash Wednesday
New Every Morning, page 72
Lo, now is our accepted day
(BBC H.B. 342)
Canticle 4
Isaiah 58, vv. 1-14
Be thou my guardian and my guide (BBC H.B. 135)

: FOR SCHOOLS UNE TERRIBLE HISTOIRE

Written by Paul-Louis Courier adapted by Emile Harven Intermediate French series

Contributors

Written By: Paul-Louis Courier
Adapted By: Emile Harven

: Interlude

: SOUND

5: Hearing Sound by HARRY ARMSTRONG Junior Science series

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Armstrong

: MUSIC WORKSHOP I

Even a Czech circus must have animals These animals have curious names-but they are just the same to us
Songs: The big top
Here come the animals Introduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Introduced By: John Huw Davies
Produced By: William Murphy

: THE MODERN WORLD

The Problem of Steel Compiled by Barry Carman

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Carman

: A WALK UP THE KWAI

† BASIL PEACOCK was a prisoner on the Siam railway. It was not quite all suffering. He was able to get in a bit of nature study too

: DOWN YOUR WAY

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited
Royston, Hertfordshire Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

: 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

Tuesday evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story:
' A Tale of Two Pennies ' by Hilda James

Contributors

Unknown: Hilda James

: FOR SCHOOLS DISASTER

2: Avalanche
An avalanche strikes Vats in Switzerland at 9.59 p.m. on January 20, 1951. by COLIN FRASER Exploration Earth series

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Fraser

: GALILEO

by BERTOLT BRECHT adapted by John Kerry Part 2: Recantation
The second of two programmes ' about the great scientist and astronomer and his struggles. Books, Plays. Poems series

Contributors

Adapted By: John Kerry

: SNOWDROPS

Written by Christine Dudley Nature series

Contributors

Written By: Christine Dudley

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Charlotte Mitchell and Gary Watson in Master of Trees
A new play for radio by Pat Devenport
' It isn'everybody who likes these trees-especially at night. Some of the figures seem to be alive when you see them in moonlight ... and there's one tall one-well, you could swear it was someone trying to look in.' Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Prpduced by JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: Pat Devenport
Unknown: John Powell
Sheila Parker: Charlotte Mitchell
Philip Grantham: Gary Watson
Jeremy Grantham: Simon Mead
Mrs Jamieson: Joan Matheson
Finney: Ian Thompson

: SCHUBERT

JÖRG DEMUS (piano)
Six Waltzes (D.145)
Two Scherzos (D.593) gramophone record

: Choral Evensong

for Ash Wednesday from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge
Introit: Lent Prose (E.H. 736)
Responses (Byrd)
Psalms: 143 and 130
Lessons: Daniel 9, vv. 3-9
St. Matthew 6, vv. 16-24
Office Hymn: The fast as taught by holy lore (E.H. 65)
Canticles (J. Farrant in the Dorian Mode)
Anthem: Hear my prayer (Purcell)
Miserere (Psalm 51) (Allegri)

Contributors

Director of Music: David Willcocks

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all. with older listeners specially in mind, including: Crown Imperial: COLIN GIBSON talks about the music composers have written over the centuries for royal occasions Argument: another in the series of conversations on an issue of the day Date with a Doctor: JOHN EARLE has some advice about piles
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks: Colin Gibson
Unknown: John Earle
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

The Young Physician by Francis Brett Young adapted as a serial in eight parts by MURIEL LEVY
6: Edwin discovers love
A lively mind and interesting friends soon settle Edwin at North Bromwich Medical School. Even the reappearance of a bully from St. Luke's cannot daunt him. Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH in the BBC Midland studios

Contributors

Unknown: Francis Brett Young
Unknown: Muriel Levy
Produced By: Anthony Cornish
Mr Ingleby: Arthur Pentelow
Edwin Ingleby: Michael Tudor Barnes
Griffin: Alan Devereux
Brown: John Rowe
Freddie: Ian Lavender
Miss Lorraine: Eileen Barry
Cabby: Frank Veasey
Maskew: Colin Skipp
Dr Moon: Michael Hall
Boyce: Jeremy Mason
Willis: Norman Cockin
Professor Beagle: George Woolley
Mrs Willis: Monica Lewis
Dorothy Powys: Anna Stephens

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news-The stories behind the headlines-Tonight's Name in the NeWs-Scotland Yard Calling-Personal Column with DAVID GEARY — South-East Sport — MICHAEL BROOKE looks at listeners' letters in Postscript
Introduced by Tim Gudcin Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Brooke
Introduced By: Tim Gudcin

: The Archers

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: Anthony Cornish

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

The second of two rounds in a contest between
Scotland and Wales Scotland:
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE : Wales
DR. WYN GRIFFITH
WYNFORD VAUGHAN-THOMAS
Quiz-Master, ROY PLOMLEY Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Dr. Wyn Griffith
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Arranged By: Patrick Harvey

: BBC SYMPHONY CONCERT

from the Assembly Hall, Worthing
In association with Worthing Corporation
Zvi Zeitlin (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire Conducted by James Loughran
National Anthem
Tchaikovsky
Part 1
Overture-Fantasia: Hamlet
7.55* Violin Concerto in D major

Contributors

Violin: Zvi Zeitlin
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: James Loughran

: * The Interval IN THE BAG!

VICTOR Lewis talks to John Sparks about his adventures and the difficulties involved in stalking birds with a microphone and a tape recorder

Contributors

Talks: Victor Lewis
Unknown: John Sparks

: * Symphony Concert Tchaikovsky

Part 2
Symphony No.4, in F minor

: ALEC GUINESS

reading
The
Hunting of the Snark by Lewis I
Carroll Shortened version of the broadcast of December 24. 1963 (Third)
The detail from the drawing by Mervvn Peake by courtesy of Chatto and Windus

Contributors

Unknown: Mervvn Peake

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST WALTER TAPLIN introduces letters from today's postbag

Contributors

Introduces: Walter Taplin

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Orley Farm by ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF Thirteenth of twenty instalments

Contributors

Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Franck Sonata in A major played by JOAN DICKSON (cello)
HESTER DICKSON (piano) Given before an invited audience in the BBC's Aberdeen studio

Contributors

Cello: Joan Dickson
Piano: Hester Dickson

: Closedown









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