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: NEWS SUMMARY

: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

from THE Rev. PETER HOGBEN

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Peter Hogben

: 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
†THE REV. PETER HOGBEN talks about one of his parishioners

Contributors

Talks: Rev. Peter Hogben

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition

: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

by Charles Chaplin
Read by CHARLES LENO
Ninth of twenty instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Chaplin
Read By: Charles Leno

: 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, pane 50
Immortal, invisible (BBC H.B. 10) Canticle 2
Matthew 6, vv. 19-34
Fight the good fight (BBC H.B
302)

: MORNING MELODY

played by the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA Leader, Ian Tyre
Conducted by ROSS ANDERSON with songs from
DAVID DALMOUR AND MARIANNE DALMOUR
Introduced by PETER BARKER

Contributors

Leader: Ian Tyre
Conducted By: Ross Anderson
Unknown: David Dalmour
Unknown: Marianne Dalmour
Introduced By: Peter Barker

: Only Connect

A series of five morning plays about communication between people
1: A Few Weeks, Then Summer Will Be Over by Colin Shaw
' We shan't have anything to say and we'll be embarrassed and he'll be embarrassed.... oh, why is it so hard for people to talk to each other? '
Produced by RONALD MASON

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Shaw
Produced By: Ronald Mason
Jane Fletcher: Illona Linthwaite
David Lucey: Ian Thompson
Thomas Carvel: Leonard Fenton
Edward Scott: Andrew Robertson
Syd Lawson: Denis McCarthy

: A WORLD OF SOUND

What makes a film starf
MIKE RAVEN investigates the world of the movies to try and discover the ingredients which go to make a ' star '
Produced by Helen Fry

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Raven
Produced By: Helen Fry

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Dame Anne Godwin 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

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Anne Godwin
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 hv WILLIAM DAVIS
„ ...-»»— — ■ w*'*

: The Archers

Friday evening's broadcast

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Story: ' Out to Tea ' by Marjorie Mitchell

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Mitchell

: INVITATION TO MUSIC

from Steve Race including a selection from the ORCHESTRA
Leader, Maurice Brett
Conductor, TERENCE LOVETT
Produced by David Allan

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Race
Leader: Maurice Brett
Conductor: Terence Lovett
Produced By: David Allan

: THE THIRD HOE

† DARRELL BATES tells how he helped an African villager to pay the final instalment of his bride-price but, In doing so. hurt the man's pride

Contributors

Unknown: Darrell Bates

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The Golden Arrow by Mary Webb adapted for radio by PENELOPE SHAW and NORMAN PAINTING with Sebastian Shaw
Deborah Arden searches for the legendary arrow and finds that much of this old story comes true.
Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Webb
Unknown: Penelope Shaw
Unknown: Sebastian Shaw
Unknown: Deborah Arden
Produced By: Anthony Cornish

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A family magazine introduced by POLLY ELWES and including:
The Battle of Britain: GROUP
CAPTAIN PETER TOWNSEND talks to John Dyas about his memories of this historic event
Almost Lost Chords: URSULA
BLOOM talks to Jack Singleton about learning the piano as a child, playing in a cinema as a teenager, and getting married to her husband's wedding march
Looking at Books: three suggestions from C. GORDON GLOVER
Sharing a Room: NINA EPTON recalls some strange bedfellows

Contributors

Introduced By: Polly Elwes
Talks: Captain Peter Townsend
Unknown: John Dyas
Unknown: Jack Singleton
Unknown: C. Gordon Glover
Unknown: Nina Epton

: STORY TIME

Dodie Smith 's Dalmatians
Her novels 101 Dalmatians and Starlight Barking abridged by Marjorie Bilbow
Read by GRIZELDA HERVEY
The puppies have been rescued, Cruella de Vil has fled from England. and the Dearlys have brought all the Dalmatians to live in the Suffolk countryside. Everything seems very peaceful ...
5: The Mysterious Sleeping

Contributors

Unknown: Dodie Smith
Abridged By: Marjorie Bilbow
Read By: Grizelda Hervey

: 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 oy iiic
South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: The Archers

Contributors

Written by: Bruno Milna

: WHAT'S SO FUNNY ABOUT OUR HOBBIES?

or Rue-it-yourself
A comedy anthology featuring:
BILL COSBY , GERARD HOFFNUNG
BENNY HILL , TONY HANCOCK
AL READ PETER COOK
BEYOND OUR KEN
Written and introduced by Basil Boothroyd
Produced by Simon Brett

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Cosby
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Benny Hill
Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: Al Read
Unknown: Peter Cook
Produced By: Simon Brett

: 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

: THE CONE-GATHERERS

The novel by Robin Jenkins adapted for radio by ALEXANDER REID with Rachel Gurney and Robert Urquhart
' I agree we should never be arrogant or overbearing with such people, but don' you see, to pretend we're the same is sheer hypocrisy ... '
The action takes place on an estate on the west coast of Scotland during the Second World War.
Produced by STEWART CONK
See page 44

Contributors

Novel By: Robin Jenkins
Unknown: Alexander Reid
Unknown: Rachel Gurney
Unknown: Robert Urquhart
Produced By: Stewart Conk
Duror: Robert Urquhart
Mrs Lochie: Madeleine Christie
Peggy: Beth Boyd
Neil: Henry Stamper
Calum: Gordon Reid
Dr Matheson: Jack Lambert
Captain Forgan: Peter William
Sheila: Rosemary Eadie
Eftie: Gudrun Ure
Lady Runcie-Campbell: Rachel Gurney
Tulloch: Duncan McIntyre
Harry: Tom Conti
Erchie: Charlie Stewart
Doctor: Robert McBain
Roderick: Simon Turner

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
JOHN Thompson 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: John Thompson

: THE PACIFIC TODAY

The Fate of Kinsmen
by COLIN NEWBURY, Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford
The traditional structure of society in the Pacific Islands is rapidly changing. Kinship is no longer of such prime importance. Dr. Newbury discusses how far societies have already changed and what changes can be expected in the future.

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Nerve by DICK FRANCIS abridged by Donald Bancroft Read by HENRY STAMPER
Produced by John Cardy
First of fifteen instalments
'The jockey who always comes in last.' they called him. The jockey who's lost his nerve.' Well. Rob Finn hadn' lost his nerve, and he wasn' a fool. either. He was sure that someone had been doping his horses, and that someone was going to regret picking on Rob Finn.

Contributors

Unknown: Dick Francis
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Henry Stamper
Produced By: John Cardy
Unknown: Rob Finn
Unknown: Rob Finn.

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Tetemarm
Concerto in E minor, for recorder, flute. and string orchestra
FRANS BrUGGEN , FRANS VESTER AMSTERDAM CHAMBER Orchestra Conducted by ANDRÉ RIEU
Overture: Don Quixote LUCERNE Festival STRINGS
Directed by RUDOLF BAUMGARTNER (violin) gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Unknown: Frans Vester Amsterdam
Conducted By: André Rieu
Violin: Rudolf Baumgartner

: Closedown









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