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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: TEN TO SEVEN

Mondays ' 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

Well-known words from the Bible taken from gramophone records
2: The Sons of Solomon read by CLAIRE BLOOM and CLAUDE RAINS , and set to music by PATRICK HADLEY

Contributors

Read By: Claire Bloom
Unknown: Claude Rains
Music By: Patrick Hadley

: 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

: JOURNEYS WITH MUSIC

4: Mozart in Germany and Paris
Reader, CHARLES OSBORNE
A series of readings and records selected by John Lade

Contributors

Reader: Charles Osborne
Unknown: John Lade

: IN SEARCH OF AN IVORY TOWER

Writers sometimes spend years looking for an ' ivory tower ' in which to work away from the world
WILFRED DE' ATH thought he had found one

: DAILY SERVICE

St. James
New Every Morning, page 87
Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore him (BBC H.B. 16)
Psalm 119, part 5
St. Matthew 20, vv. 20-28
The Son of God goes forth to war (BBC H B. 235)

: KING SOLOMON'S MINES

by H. RIDER HAGGARD adapted as a serial reading in eight parts
5: The Witch Hunt
Broadcast on May 12. 1966

Contributors

Unknown: H. Rider Haggard

: OLD FOLK, YOUNG FOLK

Songs and music in traditional style with PAT NELSON , ANGELA CHRISTIAN and THE WAGGONERS led by NAN FLEMING-WILLIAMS
Produced by Brian Patten

Contributors

Unknown: Pat Nelson
Produced By: Brian Patten

: A PLAY FOR TUESDAY

The Title's a Bit Misleading by John Hollis
Harry Luff thinks he'll just have a day in bed. It's going to be marvellous. I don'want to get up ever again ... -
Produced by MARGARET ETALL

Contributors

Unknown: John Hollis
Unknown: Harry Luff
Produced By: Margaret Etall
Harry: Haydn Jones
Madge: Hilda Schroder
Jean: Anna Middleton
Billy: Len Jones
Tony: Christopher Bidmead
The Doctor: Victor Lucas

: CALL MY BLUFF

A duel of words and wit between
PETER JONES with ELIZABETH TYRRELL MICHAEL ASPEL and WYNFORD VAUGHAN. THOMAS with KATY WILDE, JACK MAY
Referee, ROBIN RAY
' Call My Bluff ' devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman
Produced by David Carter
Pre-recorded at The Paris. Lower
Regent Street. London, S.W.I

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Elizabeth Tyrrell
Unknown: Michael Aspel
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan.
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Bill Todman
Produced By: David Carter

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

ANONA WINN , JOY ADAMSON
NORMAN HACKFORTH , PETER GLAZE with a mystery voice and KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Peter Glaze
Unknown: Kenneth Horne

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE WORLD AT ONE

The News and Voices and Topics in and behind the headlines
Introduced by LEONARD PARKIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Leonard Parkin

: The Archers

Monday evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story: ' Tommy's
Shadow ' by June Colbourne

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Love and the Artist:
Peter Ross talks to MARGARET MORRIS about her memories of John Galsworthy
Reading Your Letters
My Kind of Poet: PROFESSOR RICHARD HOGGART talks about W. H. Auden
Individual Preference:
ANNIE Ross describes her favourite salads
Everything Stops for Music: twenty London housewives have their own orchestra
Feather-bedded: JEAN ANABEL-COOPER re-covered a feather mattress
Bill-sticking in Shanghai: DON WHITE 'S account of a brief visit to China
Slowly Down the Ganges by ERIC NEWBY abridged by Stuart Hood Read by TENNIEL EVANS
Last Instalment

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Artist: Peter Ross
Unknown: Margaret Morris
Unknown: John Galsworthy
Talks: Richard Hoggart
Unknown: W. H. Auden
Unknown: Annie Ross
Unknown: Don White
Abridged By: Stuart Hood
Read By: Tenniel Evans

: VANITY FAIR

by W. M. Thackeray freely adapted in twelve parts with Annabel Maule
PART 2
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: W. M. Thackeray
Unknown: Annabel Maule

: JACK BRYMER

with records
On a Personal Noie

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

including:
Going Shopping?: the first of three special features by ANGELA PAIN on choosing services and goods. 1: Setting standards and testing for value
Peel's Progress: each week
JOHN PEEL talks about people and places he has come across as he walks from Land's End to John o' Groats. 11: The Last Lap
Too many mouths....:LORD
ELTON discusses the. problem of over-population
Drop Us a Line: your news, views, and memories
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

England is my Village
A collection of short stories about airmen by John Llewelyn Rhys arranged for broadcasting in three parts by DOROTHY BAKER
3: Test Flight and Ice
Ϯ Read by BASIL JONES

Contributors

Unknown: John Llewelyn Rhys
Unknown: Dorothy Baker
Read By: Basil Jones

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport
Introduced by TIM GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: The Archers

Contributors

Written By: Bruno Milna

: THE FORSYTE SAGA

by John Galsworthy adapted for broadcasting in forty-eight parts by MURIEL LEVY
The Saga begins in the year 1886
1: The Man of Property with Rachel Gurney , Robert Harris, Alan Wheatley, Noel Johnson, Tony Britton
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Tony Britton is in ' Cactus Flower ' at the Lyric Theatre. London Repeated: Thursday, 12.25 p.m.
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Unknown: Muriel Levy
Unknown: Rachel Gurney
Unknown: Robert Harris
Unknown: Alan Wheatley
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Unknown: Tony Britton
Produced By: Norman Wright
Produced By: Tony Britton
Young Jolyon: Noel Johnson
Old Jolyon: Robert Harris
June: Gudrun Ure
Irene: Rachel Gurney
Soames: Alan Wheatley
Philip Bosinney: Tony Britton
Swithin: Geoffrey Wincott
Aunt Hester: Grace Allardyce
Aunt Ann: Ailsa Grahame
Aunt Juley: Olga Lindo
James: Austin Trevor
Emily: Grizelda Hervey
George: Humphrey Morton
Mary, the maid: Dorit Welles

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

Erna Spoorenberg (soprano) Aafje Heynis (contralto)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Trevor Williams
Conducted by Bernard Haitink
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
Part 1: Wagner
Siegfried Idyll

Contributors

Soprano: Erna Spoorenberg
Contralto: Aafje Heynis
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall

: * The Interval FIVE OUT OF THOUSANDS

Stories that have stuck in the memory of RENE MACCOLL , Chief Foreign Correspondent of the Daily Express
1: Borrowed Plumage
This one involved King Zog of Albania, evening dress, and an eagle-a story short in the tail but with a happy ending.

Contributors

Unknown: Rene MacColl

: * Promenade Concert

Part 2: Mahler
Symphony No. 2
See facing page

: QUIRES AND PLACES WHERE THEY SING

' We've always sung in Britain — in church, in choral societies, in pubs on Saturday nights, tn " sing-songs " at parties, tn glee clubs, and mate voice choirs. In the old music-hall ... there were artists billed as " chorus singers " and when they bellowed at us " Now -all together!" we obediently and enthusiastically joined in the second chorus.'
DAVID FRANKLIN , in the first of two talks, takes a light-hearted look at singing and the development of the choral tradition in Britain
Literary extracts read by KEVIN MCHUGH
Broadcast on February 22

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin
Read By: Kevin McHugh

: 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

It's An Old Country by J. B. PRIESTLEY
Read by ANTHONY OLIVER
Twelfth of fifteen Instalments

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Read By: Anthony Oliver

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

A sequence of music attributed to Pergolesi
APRIL CANTELO (soprano) HUGH MAGUIRE (violin) IONA BROWN (violin) TERENCE WEIL (cello) CHARLES SPINKS
(harpsichord and piano)

Contributors

Soprano: April Cantelo
Violin: Hugh Maguire
Violin: Iona Brown
Cello: Terence Weil
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks

: Closedown









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