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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: TEN TO SEVEN

Monday's ' Ten tg Eight

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Radio's breakfast-time look at life around the country and across the world
Introduced by ROBERT HUDSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Hudson

: TEN TO EIGHT

By Request
Listeners' choice in music and speech

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: THE CAPTAIN COMES HOME

A short story by FRANÇOIS COPPEE translated by P. J. R. WRIGHT
Read by JOHN RICHMOND

Contributors

Translated By: P. J. R. Wright
Read By: John Richmond

: 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 of Saturday's broadcast

: EASTERN EUROPE

A series of four broadcasts
3: Freedom, the arts and intellectual life
This programme considers the relationship between communism and intellectual life, the varying limits of creative freedom available to the artist in the different countries, and how the communists have tried to adapt the educa-. tional system to their own purposes.
Introduced by GEORGE SCHÖPFLlN of the Royal Institute of International Affairs with GEORG ERBAN of the Institute for Advanced
Studies in Contemporary History
Produced by Adrian Johnson
Broadcast on January 2 (Study)

Contributors

Introduced By: George Schöpflln
Unknown: Georg Erban
Produced By: Adrian Johnson

: WHAT IS SUCCESS?

with recordings from the BBC Sound Archives
MALCOLM STUART FELLOWS attempts a partial answer

: DAILY SERVICE

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
New Every Morning, page 41
Virgin-born, we bow before thee (BBC H.B. 240)
Canticle 10
St. Luke 1, vv. 26-38
The God whom earth and sea and sky (BBC H.B. 239)

: Five From The North

2: Steak on the Plank by Maurice Hardaker
'You drive along fat, dumb. and happy, then suddenly there's a lorry perched on top of you.... Oh. what's happening to me ... They're mad. I'm in some sort of nut house ... '
Produced by Alan Ayckbourn
Broadcast on July 11. 1965. in the North of England Home Service

Contributors

Writer: Maurice Hardaker
Producer: Alan Ayckbourn
Ruth Walker: Judith Barker
Bernard Walker: Brian Peck
Bystander: Colin Edwynn
Woman: Barbara Greenhalgh
First policeman: Laurence Bould
Second poticeman: John Walton
Doctor: Peter Penry-Jones
Davis: Ralph Lawton

: THIS IS BALLET

Its creators, its music, and its dancers
CELIA IRVINGinterviews
Dame Ninette de Valois and Robert Helpmann and plays records of music from The Rake's Progress (Gavin Gordon ), Cinderella (Prokofiev), and Les biches (Poulenc)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Helpmann
Unknown: Gavin Gordon

: A COMEDY FOR TUESDAY

2: Big Business by Ronald Holroyd and Michael Corston
A bit of double dealing in the Estate World is hilariously resolved to the benefit of one and all
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Holroyd
Unknown: Michael Corston
Produced By: Norman Wright
Geoffrey Spencer: Preston Lockwood
George Clarkson: Nigel Anthony
Barbara Eastwood: Barbara Mitchell
Mr Fletcher: Wilfred Babbage
Ramage: Haydn Jones
Policeman: Frank Henderson

: A MATTER OF FACT

A magazine of facts, figures. fancies, and frustrations with the help of experts, GORDON WATTS answers your questions
What's Your Grumbler spot
This week: Pedestrians' Right of Way at Intersections Script by Tony Aspler
Produced by George Angell
Listeners' questions should be written on postcards only and addressed to A Matter of Fact. BBC. Broadcasting House, London. W.I.

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Watts
Script By: Tony Aspler
Produced By: George Angell

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN, JOY
ADAMSON NORMAN HACKFORTH. PETER GLAZE with a mystery voice and Kenneth HORNF. in the chair
Produced by Bobby Jaye
Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Adamson Norman Hackforth.
Unknown: Kenneth Hornf.
Produced By: Bobby Jaye

: 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 evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story:
' Going to School ' by Mary Cockett : part 2

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Cockett

: MATINEE MUSIC

BBC MIDLAND Light ORCHESTRA
Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: NORTH AND SOUTH

from the book by Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell adapted for radio in eight parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
7: Goodbye, Mr. Thornton!
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Book By: Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell

: OWEN BRANNIGAN

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

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

including:
Cape Horner : NORA COUGHLAN , who as a girl twice sailed round the world in a tea-clipper, talks about survival at sea seventy-five years ago
Where my Caravan ...: many elderly people choose to make their homes in caravans. Why? What are the advantages? What are the snags?: a report by ANGELA PAIN
Molly: BILLIE STATHAM talks about the problems and rewards of welcoming into her home an unmarried mother and her baby tDrop Us a Line: your news, views, and memories
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Unknown: Cape Horner
Unknown: Nora Coughlan
Talks: Billie Statham
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

Royal Occasions
A series of true stories about events in the lives of Kings and Queens
9: The King's Navy
A story of the ship The Great Michael built by King James IV of Scotland, as recorded in the Chronicles of Scotland by DAVID LINDSAY OF PITSCOTTIE
Read by BRYDEN MURDOCH and JOHN SHEDDEN
Edited and produced by Ian Wishart

Contributors

Unknown: David Lindsay
Read By: Bryden Murdoch
Read By: John Shedden
Produced By: Ian Wishart

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS and RADIO NEWSREEL

Introduced by RICHARD WHITMORE and MICHAEL CLAYTON

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Whitmore
Introduced By: Michael Clayton

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Tonight's Name in the News-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Bob Holness

: The Archers

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: MARRIAGE LINES

A series based on the mutual love and mistrust of a young married couple
Sunday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

George: Richard Briers
Kate: Prunella Scales

: CHILDREN TALKING

HAROLD WILLIAMSON talks to boys and girls in Glasgow about happiness
Produced by Gillian Hush
Broadcast in ' Talkabout ' in the North of England Home Service on March 12

Contributors

Talks: Harold Williamson
Produced By: Gillian Hush

: BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATAS.

Sonata in C minor, Op. 13
(Pathetique)
8.4* Sonata in A flat major.
Op 26 played by Daniel Barenboim
From the Queen Elizabeth Hall. London

Contributors

Played By: Daniel Barenboim

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Introduced by KENNETH ALLSOP
This week:
PIERRE SALINGER talks about his book With Kennedy
LIONEL HALE on Gibraltar the Keystone, by John D. Stewart
STEVEN WATSON reviews Arnold J. Toynbee 's Acquaintances
FREDERIC RAPHAEL on new novels
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Allsop
Talks: Pierre Salinger
Unknown: Kennedy Lionel Hai.
Unknown: John D. Stewart
Unknown: Steven Watson
Unknown: Arnold J. Toynbee
Unknown: Frederic Raphael
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: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland

: FOCUS

Our society has penalised illegitimate children for centuries. The Bastardy Laws make them second-class citizens, they often suffer psychologically and economically through the lack of one parent or both. and. worst of all. they carry a social stigma.
With the illegitimacy rate now at its highest since 1945, Focus asks: should society change its basic attitude of hostility and should it make more provision for the innocent children?
Introduced by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Produced by Keith Hindell

Contributors

Introduced By: Edgar Lustgarten
Produced By: Keith Hindell

: TEN O'CLOCK

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

Contributors

Introduces: Leslie Smith

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Silas Marner by GEORGE ELIOT
Read by ALEC MCCOWEN
Second of twenty instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Silas Marner
Unknown: George Eliot
Read By: Alec McCowen

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

A sequence of music influenced by Ireland
KAY RICE (songs with Irish harp) ERIC HINDS (baritone)
EDWARD BECKETT (flute)
HAVELOCK NELSON (piano)

Contributors

Baritone: Eric Hinds
Flute: Edward Beckett
Piano: Havelock Nelson

: Closedown









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