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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: TEN TO SEVEN

Wednesday'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 ROBERT HUDSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Hudson

: TEN TO EIGHT

' A Disappointed Revivalist'
MARY STOCKS with another talk from the collected edition of her Old Testament commentaries Unread Best Setter
The book may be ordered through booksellers or by sending a crossed cheque or postal order (not stamps please to: BBC Publications[address removed] Price 5s. 6d. plus 9d. postage.

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: TWO UNDER THE INDIAN SUN

by JON and RUMER GODDEN
Read by MOLLY RANKIN
Fourth of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Rumer Godden
Read By: Molly Rankin

: THE NEWS

: A NUN'S WORLD

What relevance has the convent to an increasingly materialistic world? How does a nun reconcile the demands of her enclosure with the demands of her womanhood and of the world outside her convent? Can a nun of a teaching order. for example, satisfactorily impart to her pupils that knowledge of the ways of the world that is an essential part of their education — destined, as most of them are, not to be nuns themselves?
LESLIE SMITH talks about these and other matters to a DOMINICAN NUN, herself the headmistress of her convent's school

Contributors

Talks: Leslie Smith

: THE IMMORTALS

A second series of sound biographies tracing the lives and careers of tho ' greats' of the film world as chosen by listeners.
11: Spencer Tracy
Illustrated by excerpts from his important motion pictures
Compiled and introduced by PETER MATTHEWS
. Produced by John Dyas
Last programme in thts series

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Matthews
Produced By: John Dyas

: ROOTS IN THE PAST

PAUL BARON introduces some of the stories associated with historical buildings

Contributors

Introduces: Paul Baron

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 47
Holy Spirit, truth divine (BBC
H.B. 155)
Psalm 126
St. Luke 19, vv. 28-40
All glory, laud. and honour
(BBC H.B. 77)

: OAK, ASH AND THORN

The Puck of Pook's HiLL stories by Rudyard Kipling dramatised by A. R. RAWLINSON
9: Dymchurch Flit
Broadcast on February 11. 1966

Contributors

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

: ROBERT FARNON

AND his ORCHESTRA
The Mike Sammes Singers
Records introduced by Martin Muncaster

Contributors

Introduced By: Martin Muncaster

: MARIA CALLAS

A portrait of the distinguished operatic soprano, based on the biography by George Jellinek and illustrated with gramophone records
Compiled and introduced by FELIX FELTON

Contributors

Unknown: George Jellinek
Introduced By: Felix Felton

: PAT KIRKWOOD

with some ' Souvenirs ' musical and otherwise
Produced by Sheila Anderson
Edited version of the broadcast on June 27 (Light)

Contributors

Produced By: Sheila Anderson

: THE FORSYTE SAGA

by John Galsworthy adapted for broadcasting in forty-eight parts by MURIEL LEVY with Alan Wheatley , Noel Johnson
8: A Lawsuit
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Unknown: Muriel Levy
Unknown: Alan Wheatley
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Produced By: Norman Wright

: 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

Wednesday evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By: Bruno Milna

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story:
' Tom Tabby 's Red Cloak ' by Constance Maunsell

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Tabby
Unknown: Constance Maunsell

: THE DISAGREEABLE MAN

Adapted by C. E. WEBBER from an episode in the book
Ways and Means by HENRY CECIL with Norman Shelley and David Spenser
Tapworth Magna was a friendly, typically English village until Basil Merridew and his nephew came to live in the neighbourhood.
Broadcast in Midweek Theatre on Wednesday (Light)
See facing page

Contributors

Adapted By: C. E. Webber
Unknown: Henry Cecil
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: David Spenser
Unknown: Tapworth Magna
Unknown: Basil Merridew

: THE AMERICAN BUSINESS INVASION

With the Chrysler take-over of Rootes, more than half of Britain's car industry is now owned by Americans. Some people resent the encroachment of American business in this and many other fields: they fear U.S. subsidiaries may not be managed in the best interests of Britain.
This programme looks at the extent of American control of British industry and the effect it has on our export trade. Are American methods really more efficient, and what are the dangers of American control?
Narrated by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Produced by Keith Hindell
Broadcast in the series Focus on March 7

Contributors

Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten
Produced By: Keith Hindell

: THE CRITICS

Sunday's broadcast

: A MUSICIAN'S DIARY

Basil Maine looks back on the 1920s and draws some intimate pictures of friends such as Augustus John , Vaughan Williams. John Masefield , Diaghilev. and Elgar
Illustrated from the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by Leslie Perowne

Contributors

Unknown: Augustus John
Unknown: Vaughan Williams.
Unknown: John Masefield
Produced By: Leslie Perowne

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including: tSpeedway Champ:
BARRY BRIGGS talks to Jack Singleton about how he left New Zealand for Britain and became world champion tMy Village Diehards:
E. V. DISMORE enjoys her shopping the old-fashioned way
Cordon Rouge: GEORGE VILLIERS gives some simple recipes for Spanish cooking that he sampled on holiday
Drop Us a Line: your news, views, and memories
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks: Barry Briggs
Unknown: Jack Singleton
Unknown: E. V. Dismore
Unknown: George Villiers
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The book by C. S. Lewis abridged as a serial reading in seven parts by NAOMI LEWIS
Read by David DAVIS
PART 4: Asian the Lion, the true King of Narnia, is returning at last and the children are to meet him at the Stone Table. But Edmund. who has met the false Queen and has been bribed by her, slips away to tell her all the plans

Contributors

Book By: C. S. Lewis
Read By: David Davis

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines— Tonight's Name in the News-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: Bruno Milna

: SEXTON BLAKE

The case histories of a remarkable detective
Written by DONALD STUART starring
William Franklyn with Heather Chasen , David Gregory
Bluebeard's Keys
Signature tune composed by Frank Chacksfield
Devised for radio by Philip Ridgeway
Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Contributors

Written By: Donald Stuart
Unknown: William Franklyn
Unknown: Heather Chasen
Unknown: David Gregory
Composed By: Frank Chacksfield
Radio By: Philip Ridgeway
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Sexton Blake: William Franklyn
Tinker: David Gregory
Colonel Armitage: Lockwood West
Merle Armitase: Beth Boyd
Inspector MacDonald: Geoffrey Matthews
Sir Robert Stanton: Rolf Lefebvre
Ronald Wilmott: Ian Thompson
Paula Dane: Heather Chasen
Emily Hunter: Anna Burden

: CARUSO

A programme based by CHARLES LEFEAUX on Dorothy Caruso 's biography of her husband
Enrico Caruso : his Life and Death with Irene Worth and the recorded voice of CARUSO I
First broadcast on April 12

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Dorothy Caruso
Unknown: Enrico Caruso
Unknown: Irene Worth

: THE GOLD IN THE GROUND

The story of the discovery of the Anglo-Saxon burial ship at Sutton Hoo the richest archaeological discovery made in Great Britain with Garard Green , Noel Hood
Austin Trevor, Ralph Truman
Gabriel Woolf
Written, narrated, and produced by LEONARD COTTRELL
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: Garard Green
Unknown: Ralph Truman
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Produced By: Leonard Cottrell

: SCIENTIFICALLY SPEAKING

A series of portraits of top scientists drawn from their own mouths
Dr. Duncan Davies
Deputy Chairman. Mond Division. Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd. talks to
MARY GOLDRING of The Economist and DAVID WILSON
BBC Science Correspondent
Duncan Davies 's career with I.C.I. has been mainly concerned with inventing and improving products and processes: the most exciting time has been the last five years when he set up a new long-range laboratory by assembling more than a hundred young Ph.D.s and telling them they were science-oriented business men and not obedient specialists.
A Science Unit production
9.58 Weather forecast

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Duncan Davies
Unknown: Mary Goldring
Unknown: Duncan Davies

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
ANNE ALLEN introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome
For very late letters you can ring (01) 580-4468. extension 3030. and dictate vour message.

Contributors

Introduces: Anne Allen

: LATIN AMERICA TODAY

A series of five talks on the condition of South and Central America and associated countries of the Caribbean
4: The Andean Countries
Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador by HUGH O'SHAUGHNESSY

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh O'Shaughnessy

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Mapp and Lucia by E F. BENSON
Read by MARY WIMBUSH
Fourth of fifteen Instalments

Contributors

Unknown: F. Benson
Read By: Mary Wimbush

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Schubert
Sonata in C minor (D.958) played by MARIA DONSKA (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Maria Donska

: Closedown









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