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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news. weather

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

from MAURICE HARDY

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Hardy

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Radio's breakfast-time magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

A Search for Humility
Observations collected from people at work

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition

: KNOW MY RIGHTS!

DAVID FRANKLIN discovers in the BBC Sound Archives that some people have the most extraordinary rights and will defend them to the end

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas
Revised edition of Sunday's broadcast

: PLAIN SAILING

For the expert, the novice, and anyone who simply likes ' messing about in boats '
Introduced by PETER WHEELER
Produced by Don Mosey

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Wheeler
Produced By: Don Mosey

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 50
How lovely are thy dwellings fair
(BBC H.B. 458)
Psalm 150
Hosea 2, vv. 1-5 and 9-20 Rise up, 0 men of God (BBC H.B.
364)

: MORNING MELODY

played by the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO Orchestra Leader, Ian Tyre
Conductor, lAIN SUTHERLAND with TOMMY REILLY (harmonica) JAMES MOODY (piano)
Introduced by Roy WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Leader: Ian Tyre
Conductor: Lain Sutherland
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Piano: James Moody
Introduced By: Roy Williamson

: THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION

by Thor Heyerdahl translated by F. H. LYON and abridged by NAN MACDONALD
A series of ten readings by Gary Watson
1: An Expedition is Born
Produced by Bennett Maxwell
Broadcast in Story Time beginning on September 1. 1967 Thor Heyerdahl, following a theory that the first primitive men who had come to the Polynesian islands were in fact from South America. set sail from Peru on April 28, 1947, with five companions on a tiny raft in the hope of reaching the nearest islands more than 4,000 miles away. Their adventure is told in this series of readings.

Contributors

Unknown: Thor Heyerdahl
Translated By: F. H. Lyon
Abridged By: Nan MacDonald
Unknown: Gary Watson
Produced By: Bennett Maxwell

: A WORLD OF SOUND

Ireland Revisited
Jimmy HANLEY recently went fishing in some lesser-known parts of Ireland that he has not seen for more than ten years, and today he looks at some of the changes that have taken place
Produced by David Allan

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Hanley
Produced By: David Allan

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Thora Hird discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records she would take to a desert island
Produced by Michael Hall
Repeated: Wednesday, 7.0 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Michael Hall

: 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

Friday evening's broadcast

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
' Tales of Joe and Timothy' by DOROTHY EDWARDS
1: Making Friends

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Edwards

: INVITATION TO MUSIC

from Steve Race
Produced by David Allan

Contributors

Produced By: David Allan

: WHEN I WAS ONE AND TWENTY

H. COLIN DAVIS remembers taking a girl out for the first time. He was then a green and impecunious medical student; the girl was a nurse, and the evening ended in humiliation and disaster

Contributors

Unknown: H. Colin Davis

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

in Pygmalion
A romance by Bernard Shaw with Mark Dignam , Daphne Newton Francis de Wolff and Sylvia Coleridge
The play adapted for radio and produced by JOHN POWELL
Saturday's broadcast
See page 32

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Mark Dignam
Unknown: Daphne Newton
Unknown: Francis de Wolff
Unknown: Sylvia Coleridge
Produced By: John Powell
Eliza Doolittle: Millicent Martin
Professor Higgins: Paul Daneman

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A family magazine introduced by KEN SYKORA and including:
' Under thy shade we flourish ':
NADIA CATTHOUSE talks to Jack Singleton about her country,
British Honduras—the land of the mahogany tree-and its people, and sings some of its songs
Grock: a new look at an old clown by MATTHEW NORGATE
Words, words, words: STELLA
RODWAY suggests some new books for your reading list The eye that never sleeps: St. John Howell meets GEORGE TAYLOR, one of the few glass-eye makers left

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Talks: Nadia Catthouse
Unknown: Matthew Norgate

: STORY TIME

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald abridged for reading in six parts
Storyteller, EFFIE MORRISON with JOHN SHEDDEN as Helfer ARTHUR BOLAND as Glump
2: Curdie meets the goblins
Produced by Gordon Emslie

Contributors

Unknown: George MacDonald
Unknown: Effie Morrison
Unknown: John Shedden
Unknown: Helfer Arthur Boland
Produced By: Gordon Emslie

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: SOUTH-EAST

Tonight's evening paper of the air
Reports from the region's news studios and Scotland Yard-Sportsdesk — Postscript with MICHAEL BROOKE -Stop Press
Introduced by Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Brooke
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: The Archers

Repeated: Tuesday, 1.30 p.m.

Contributors

Writer: Bruno Milna

: MY MUSIC!

A musical quiz devised by Edward J. Mason and Tony Shryane
DAVID FRANKLIN and FRANK MUIR challenge
IAN WALLACE and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, STEVE Rack with Graham Dalley at the keyboard
Repeated; Sunday, 12.25 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Steve Rack
Unknown: Graham Dalley

: AN EVENING IN OLD VIENNA

A programme of records featuring Viennese operettas. polkas, waltzes, and folk songs
Introduced by MARTIN MUNCASTER
Produced by Robin Richmond

Contributors

Introduced By: Martin Muncaster
Produced By: Robin Richmond

: WAITING FOR MR.ASTLEY

The Gambler
The novel by Dostoevsky adapted for radio by ERIC EWENS from a translation by CONSTANCE GARNETT with Catherine Lacey Andrew Sachs
Patricia Gallimore
The year 1866: the diary of a young man reveals the agony of a compulsive gambler....
Cast m order of speaking:
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
See page 32

Contributors

Radio By: Eric Ewens
Translation By: Constance Garnett
Unknown: Catherine Lacey
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Patricia Gallimore
Produced By: Norman Wright
Alexei: Andrew Sachs
Mr Astley: David Brierley
Polina: Patricia Gallimore
The General: Walter Fitzgerald
Marquis de Grieux: David March
Mile Blanche: Carol Mason
Grandmamma: Catherine Lacet
Croupier: Leonard Fentow

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
GILES PLAYFAIR introduces this 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 [number removed]and dictate your message

Contributors

Introduces: Giles Playfair

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIMB

The Darling Buds of May by H. E. BATES abridged by Cristina Sellors
Read by ROGER SNOWDON
Produced by John Cardy
First of ten instalments
The Larkins are a happy family living on the fat of the land. though Pup Larkin 's occupation is hard to define and he has never filed a tax return. So the taxmail calls and the struggle begins between bureaucracy and the LarkiB Way of Life. Truth to tell, it's a very one-sided struggle ...

Contributors

Unknown: H. E. Bates
Abridged By: Cristina Sellors
Read By: Roger Snowdon
Produced By: John Cardy
Unknown: Pup Larkin

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

ACADEMY OF
ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS
Directed by NEVILLE MARRINER (violin)
gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Neville Marriner

: Closedown









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