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: FARMING TODAY

Magazine edition
Introduced by JOHN GREENSLADE

Contributors

Introduced By: John Greenslade

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

from COLONEL GEORGE B. SMITH of the Salvation Army

Contributors

Unknown: Colonel George B. Smith

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Corbet Woodall

: TEN TO EIGHT

Easier Said than Done
4: WENDY DEWAR DURIE reflects on one precept from the Sermon on the Mount

Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Dewar Durie

: 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
Sixth of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Rumer Godden
Read By: Molly Rankin

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas
Shortened and revised version of Sunday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS BRITISH HISTORY: DECISIVE EVENTS

Stamftird Bridge and Hastings
† This dramatic reconstruction of the two battles fought by King Harold in the early autumn of 1066 is the first of a new series for secondary schools to be broadcast weekly at this time.
To illustrate' the series teachers can obtain from BBC Publications Department a package containing ten wall pictures, two thirty-frame colour filmstrips, and a forty-eight-page pamphlet, price 50s.

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 61
0 Lord our God, arise (BBC
H.B. 25)
Canticle 7
St. Luke 20. vv. 16-26
Father, who on man dost shower (BBC H.B. 389)

: FOR SCHOOLS HOCHZEIT IN OSTERREICH

Written by Marianne Walla
Intermediate German series

Contributors

Written By: Marianne Walla

: FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS

Lesson 1: La famille Dupont
Written by Raymond Escoffey
A radiovision programme

Contributors

Written By: Raymond Escoffey

: SINGING TOGETHER

by WILLIAM APPLEBY
Songs: A-roving; Brennan on the Moor; Faithful Johnny; Michael Finnigin

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby
Unknown: Michael Finnigin

: DRAMA WORKSHOP

DEREK BOWSKILL introduces a creative drama programme for secondary children
1: Imagination and Movement
This is one of three introductory programmes to help children enter into the creative world of drama through experience, expression, and communication.

Contributors

Introduces: Derek Bowskill

: MUSIC SESSION TWO

Overtures (i)
Presented by GORDON REYNOLDS and VERONICA CLAYTON
Produced by Albert Chatterley

Contributors

Presented By: Gordon Reynolds
Presented By: Veronica Clayton
Produced By: Albert Chatterley

: IT TAKES ALL SORTS

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life
Dwarf's Eye View
George Claydon talks to MAUJORIE BILBOW about what it's like living in a big world
Produced by Jack Singleton

Contributors

Talks: George Claydon
Unknown: Maujorie Bilbow
Produced By: Jack Singleton

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Captain William Warwick Master-desiKnate of the Q4 discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Repeated: Saturday, 1.40 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Captain William Warwick
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: 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

Friday evening's broadcast

Contributors

Written By: Bruno Milna
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer: Monte Crick
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Lilian Archer: Elizabeth Marlowe
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Valerie Woolley: Jenny Lee
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Philip Morant
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Joe Duncan: Bryden Murdoch
Fred Barratt: Tommy Duggan
Roger Travers-Macy: Jeremy Mason
Ronnie Beddoes: Harry Littlewood
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Brigadier Winstanley: Anthony Godfrey
Mr Brown: Geoffrey Lewis
Mrs Brown: Linda Polan
Ralph Bellamy: Jack Holloway
Gregory Salt: Gerald Turner
Paul Johnson: Leslie Dunn
PC Drury: John Baddeley
Fiona Watson: Carole Boyd
[Also taking part]: John Cameron
[Also taking part]: Neil MacDonald

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story:
' The Wobbly Wheel ' by Russell Bavington

Contributors

Unknown: Russell Bavington

: FOR SCHOOLS CARPETS

Written by Philip Guard
The first of three programmes about the house
Springboard series

Contributors

Written By: Philip Guard

: THE MUSIC BOX

† by GORDON REYNOLDS

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds

: SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS

including excerpts from The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers and One Way Pendulum by N. F. Simpson
Speak series

Contributors

Unknown: N. F. Simpson

: MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND MIME

for the nine-to-eleven-year-olds by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Harris

: HISTORY AND TROUSER BUTTONS

t'A writer of history.' says
ERIC SIMONS , 'is a detective, and for success he needs a good deal of luck.' Trouser buttons, a huge tombstone, a yellow scrap of paper, an empty wallet ... all have contributed to Mr. Simons's lucky breaks.

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simons

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The First Mrs. Fraser by St. John Ervine adapted for radio by CYNTHIA PUGHE with Duncan Mclntyre
Mary Wimbush , Hilda Schroder James Fraser seeks advice from his first wife about the proposed divorce of his second.
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Duncan McLntyre
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: Hilda Schroder
Unknown: James Fraser
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster

: Home This Afternoon

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Life's a Grand Whirl: DAME EDITH EVANS talks to Elizabeth Francis about her career and about her new film The Whisperers
Honeymoon for Three: JOAN WATERS describes what happened when she went on a 'blind' honeymoon
Looking at Books: FIELDEN HUGHES has some suggestions for your library list
Tied Cottage: BERNARD BERESFORD'S father would not 'touch his forelock' and so the family was always on the move
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks: Edith Evans
Unknown: Elizabeth Francis
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter abridged as a four-part serial reading by JOSEPHINE BRUCE
Read by LEONARD HENRY
2: The Wild Waste-Paper and The Professor borrows a Book

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Branestawm
Unknown: Norman Hunter
Reading By: Josephine Bruce
Read By: Leonard Henry

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlincs-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: Bruno Milna

: THE CLITHEROE KID

Jimmy Clitheroe in The Price o/ Silence-Two Bob with PETER SINCLAIR , PATRICIA BURKE DANNY Ross , DIANA DAY
TONY MELODY, JOE GLADWIN
Written by James Casey and Frank Roscoe
Produced by JAMES CASEY
Broadcast on March 12 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Clitheroe
Unknown: Silence-Two Bob
Unknown: Peter Sinclair
Unknown: Patricia Burke
Unknown: Danny Ross
Written By: James Casey
Written By: Frank Roscoe
Produced By: James Casey

: AN EVENING IN OLD VIENNA

A programme of records featuring
Viennese operettas, polkas, waltzes, and folk songs Introduced by MARTIN MUNCASTER
Produced by Peter Chiswell

Contributors

Introduced By: Martin Muncaster
Produced By: Peter Chiswell

: THE LAST EXPEDITION

by Simon Raven with Paul Daneman as Alexander Bernard Brown as Philostratos and Max Adrian as Socrates
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company The singer, PETER BARTLETT Lute-player, DESMOND DUFRE
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Raven
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Alexander Bernard Brown
Unknown: Max Adrian
Singer: Peter Bartlett
Unknown: Desmond Dufre
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Alcibiades, a young general: Michael Spice
Nicias an aged general: Geoffrey Wincott
Lamachos, another general: Ronald Herdman
Timon, a merchant: Ralph Truman
Herald: Stephen Thorne
Pythias, a young officer: Peter Bartlett
Sergeant: Harold Kasket
Demosthenes, a general: Victor Lucas
Polyclitos, a Sicilian landowner: John Justin

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
LESLIE SMITH 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) [number removed]. extension 3030. and dictate your message

Contributors

Introduces: Leslie Smith

: SINGAPORE-KEY TO SOUTH-EAST ASIA

JOHN HATCH outlines the role
Singapore has played in modern times and the plans being made for her survival in the light of Britain's decision to run down her base on the island

Contributors

Unknown: John Hatch

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Mapp and Lucia by E. F. BENSON
Read by MARY WIMBUSH
Sixth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: E. F. Benson
Read By: Mary Wimbush

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

RICHARD WEST (clarinet)
VALERIE PARDON (piano)

: Closedown









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