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: - FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: Ten to Seven

Monday's '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

By Request
Reflecting listeners' choice in words and music

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: KING SOLOMON'S RING

by KONRAD Z. LORENZ
Read by CARLETON HOBBS
2: Laughing at animals
Second of hve instalments: first broadcast in June 1952

Contributors

Unknown: Konrad Z. Lorenz
Read By: Carleton Hobbs

: 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

10: Stendhal in Milan, Florence, and Rome
Reader. CHARLES OSBORNE
A series of readings and records selected by John Lade

Contributors

Reader: Charles Osborne
Unknown: John Lade

: PART-TIME PEASANT

GORDON WINTER describes the joys and tribulations of rearing sheep in Kent

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 15
The Father's sole-begotten Son
(BBC H.B. 67)
Psalm 33
St. Luke 17, vv. 1-10
O for a faith that will not shrink (BBC H.B. 310)

: OAK, ASH AND THORN

The Puck of Pook's Hill stories by Rudyard Kipling dramatised by A. R. RAWLINSON
2: Young Men at the Manor
Broadcast on Dec. 24. 1965

Contributors

Stories By: Rudyard Kipling
Dramatised By: A. R. Rawlinson

: SING US THE OLD SONGS

A programme of old favourites sung by JOAN YEADON (soprano) with RUBY TAYLOR (piano)
DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ)
MABE LADIES CHOIR
Conductor, EDGAR KESSELL and Fowey MALE VOICE Choir Conductor, ROGER BRADY
Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Soprano: Joan Yeadon
Conductor: Edgar Kessell
Conductor: Roger Brady
Introduced By: Dudley Savage

: A PLAY FOR TUESDAY

The Peat Game
Written by Brian Behan
Produced by DAVID A. TURNER
Vincent Dowling and Patrick Lallan broadcast by permission of the Abbey Players

Contributors

Written By: Brian Behan
Produced By: David A. Turner
Produced By: Vincent Dowling
Produced By: Patrick Lallan
Frank: Vincent Dowling
Larry: Patrick Laffan
Mrs Sheeky: Gertrude Rusell
Murphy: Mark Mulholland
Hinds: J J Murphy
Captain Flynn: J J Murphy
Tweedy: Maurice O'Callaghan
Mr Sheeky: Maurice O'Callaghan
John: John McBride
Mrs Murphy: Trudy Kelly
Bridie the maid.: Deirdre Purcell

: CALL MY BLUFF

A duel of words and wit between
PETER JONES with ANNA QUAYLE , SHAUN USHER and WYNFORD VAUGHAN-THOMAS with KATIE BOYLE. NEIL SHAND
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: Anna Quayle
Unknown: Shaun Usher
Unknown: Katie Boyle.
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: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Kenneth Horne

: 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

Monday evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story:
1 Albert the Station Cat by Hilda Roberts

Contributors

Unknown: Hilda Roberts

: RENE CUTFORTH : HIS LIFE AND TIMES

A series of four talks
3: Reporting the War in Korea
Produced by Francis Dillon
Broadcast on March 5

Contributors

Produced By: Francis Dillon

: PART SONGS

sung by THE GWYNEDD SINGERS
Conductor, JAMES WILLIAMS
Introduced by EMYR JENKINS

Contributors

Conductor: James Williams
Introduced By: Emyr Jenkins

: VANITY FAIR

by W. M. Thackeray
A serial in twelve parts freely adapted by AUDREY LUCAS with Annabel Maule and Ronald Baddiley
Part 8
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: W. M. Thackeray
Adapted By: Audrey Lucas
Unknown: Annabel Maule

: NIGHT OF THE HURRICANE

Friday. August 17. 1951, in Jamaica, is a date that PHYLLIS HENMAN is not likely to forget

Contributors

Unknown: Phyllis Henman

: EDWARD GREENFIELD

reviews some of the month's New Records

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind. including:
AM Together Now: MARJORIE BILBOW meets members of the British Music-Hall Society, including Ellis Ashton, one of its founders, and an old favourite, Ida Barr
Vinland Voyage: IAN GRIMBLE discusses J. R. L. Anderson's book on following in the wake of the early Norsemen across the Atlantic
A Scandalous Profession? (ii):
BRIAN OULTON, who is both a professional actor and a qualified lay reader, continues his conversation with Leslie Smith
Drop Us a Line: your news, views and memories
Introduced by Ken SYKORA

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora

: STORY TIME Visitors to America

A series of eight programmes edited by Marvin Kane and R. D Smith
6: Waters of the New World by Jan de Hartog
Reader, HAROLD KASKET
Produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Edited By: Marvin Kane
Reader: Jan de Hartog
Reader: Harold Kasket
Produced By: R. D. Smith

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

and RADIO NEWSREEL

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport
Introduced by PADDY FEENY Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Paddy Feeny

: The Archers

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: Tony Shryane

: THE FORSYTE SAGA

by John Galsworthy adapted for broadcasting In forty-eight parts by MURIEL Levy with Rachel Gurney , Robert Harris Alan Wheatley , Noel Johnson
Tony Biitton
7: The Will
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

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Unknown: Rachel Gurney
Unknown: Robert Harris
Unknown: Alan Wheatley
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Unknown: Tony Biitton
Produced By: Norman Wright
Soames: Alan Wheatley
Irene: Rachel Gurney
Young Jolyon: Noel Johnson
Lawyer: John Boxer
Mrs MacAnder: Noel Hood
Aunt Juley: Olga Lindo
George: Humphrey Morton
James: Austin Trf Vor
Philip Bosinney: Tony Britton
June: Gudrun Ure
Aunt Hester: Grace Allardyce
Mrs Baynes: Marjorie Westbury
Old Jolyon: Robert Harris
Hélène: Irene Prador

: THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION

Scientists in Session
† Dr. ARCHIE CLOW introduces a further selection of recordings made at the Leeds meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

: EIF CONCERT

Helen Donat (soprano)
Josephine Veasey (mezzo-soprano)
Robert Tear (tenor)
Gerard Souzay (baritone)
Scottish Festival Chorus
Chorus-Master. Arthur Oldham Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Herbert von Karajan
From the Usher Hall. Edinburgh
Part 1: Bach
Magnificat in D major See facing page

Contributors

Soprano: Helen Donat
Mezzo-Soprano: Josephine Veasey
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan

: * The Interval ON BEING AN ARTIST

SIR WILLIAM MACTAGGART President of the Royal Scottish Academy talks to George Bruce
Broadcast in the Scottish Home
Service on January 29

Contributors

Unknown: Sir William MacTaggart
Unknown: George Bruce

: * E.I.F. Concert

Part 2: Brahms
Symphony No. 1, in C minor

: TEN O'CLOCK

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

Contributors

Introduces: Anne Allen

: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BY-LINE

Each evening this week an interview by JOHN TUSA with a well-known journalist
2: Harold Evans
Editor of The Sunday Times

Contributors

Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Harold Evans

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Royal Escape by GEORGETTE HEYER
Read by GARY WATSON
Twelfth of tifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Georgette Heyer
Read By: Gary Watson

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

A sequence of Polish and Russian music
MARGARET PRICE (soprano) JAMES LOCKHART (piano)
RONALD STEVENSON (piano)
Broadcast on May 2
James Lockhart broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Soprano: Margaret Price
Piano: James Lockhart
Piano: Ronald Stevenson
Unknown: James Lockhart

: Closedown









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