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: NEWS SUMMARY

: 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 magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

By Request
Reflecting listeners' choice in music and speech

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition

: MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

by CHARLES CHAPLIN abridged by Peter Bartlett
Read by CHARLES LENO
Produced by John Cardy
Last instalment

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Chaplin
Abridged By: Peter Bartlett
Read By: Charles Leno
Produced By: John Cardy

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC Correspondents talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it
Revised edition of Saturday's broad. cast

: FOR SCHOOLS A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

My faith, it is an oaken staff
(Tune, Staff of Faith-BBC H.P.S.N. 10, Teachers' edition)
Story: The Dunkirk Rescue The Prayer for Peace
As Jacob with travel was weary
(Tune, Jacob's Ladder-BBC H.P.S.N. 2, Teachers' edition)
Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

: Interlude

: OVER TO YOU

Singing Family
Written by Sam Hanna Bell

Contributors

Written By: Sam Hanna Bell

: DAH-Y SERVICE

New Every Morning. page 1
Through all the changing scenes of life (BBC H.B. 481)
Psalm 3
Matthew 12, vv. 1-13
A stranger once did bless the earth (BBC H.B. 70)

: MUSICAL BRIDGE

from one country to another
Illustrated with recordings from the BBC Sound Archives

: FOR SCHOOLS WIEDER ZU HAUSE

Written by Marianne Walla
Intermediate German series

Contributors

Written By: Marianne Walla

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I

by PENNY
WHITTAM Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Unknown: Whittam Music
Arranged By: Vera Gray

: MUSIC WORKSHOP II

The Hobby Horse leads the Morris Dance and the rich merchant pursues his lordly way
Songs: The Dance of the Morris
Men; The Merchant
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Produced By: William Murphy

: REVERENCE FOR LIFE

War: The Voice of the Poet
A selection of poems compiled by CHRISTOPHER PRICE
Produced by Ralph Rolls
Sixth Form series: Religion in Its
Contemporary Context

Contributors

Produced By: Ralph Rolls

: BE REASONABLE!

A male reply to Petticoat Line
Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast

: MANY A SLIP

'twixt
ISOBEL BARNETT
ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH , DAVID Nixon with some tune-twisters from STEVE RACE
In the chair, Roy PLOULEY
Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Produced by Tony Luke
Broadcast on May 12 (Radio 2)

Contributors

Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: David Nixon
Unknown: Roy Plouley
Written By: Ian Messiter
Produced By: Tony Luke

: 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

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Story: ' Miranda at the Zoo' by Christine Madin

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Madin

: FOR SCHOOLS THE TOMB ROBBERS

A story of eight shameless ancient Egyptians, taken from the papyrus record of their trial (1100 B.C.)
Written by Phyllis Drayson
World History series

Contributors

Written By: Phyllis Drayson

: MUSIC SESSION ONE

The second of three programmes by GORDON REYNOLDS on Bizet's Suite L'Arlésienne
Produced by Jenyth Worsley

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Reynolds
Produced By: Jenyth Worsley

: NORWAY

Steel from Mo-l-Rana by Alex Hunter
Geography

Contributors

Unknown: Alex Hunter

: THE HOBBIT

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by DAVID CAIN
Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins
1: A Unexpected Party
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien
Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff
Music By: David Cain
Music By: Paul Daneman

: THIS IS BALLET

CELIA IRVING explores, with records. the world of ballet-its creators, its dancers, and its music

Contributors

Unknown: Celia Irving

: THE CRITICS

Sunday's broadcast

: Home This Afternoon

A family magazine introduced by Ken Sykora and including:
Millionaire M.P.: Robert Maxwell, publisher and Member of Parliament, talks to John Ellison about the turning points in his life
'Aces, All Aces': some memories of the actor Sir Charles Hawtrey by Matthew Norgate
Finoggling: Gordn Savage introduces a gentle art
Journey Back from Loneliness: a personal expedition by H.C. Case
Drop us a line: your news, views, and memories

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Robert Maxwell
Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: Sir Charles Hawtrey

: STORY TIME

Who Killed Charlie Winpole ? by Ernest Bramah tReader, CARLETON HOBBS
The second of eight
Stories of Crime and Detection selected and arranged for radio by Neville Teller

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Winpole
Unknown: Ernest Bramah
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Neville Teller

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: SOUTH-EAST

Tonight's evening paper of the air
Reports from the region's news studios and Scotland Yard-Sportsdesk-Stop Press
Introduced by Douglas CAMERON

Contributors

Introduced By: Douglas Cameron

: The Archers

Repeated: Wednesday, 1.30 p.m.

Contributors

Written by: Edward J. Mason

: THE HORNBLOWER STORY

Adapted for radio in twenty parts by Val Gielgud from four of the Hornblower books by C. S. Forester with John Westbrook as Lord Horatio Hornblower
BOOK 1:
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
2: The Cargo of Rice
Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: C. S. Forester
Unknown: John Westbrook
Unknown: Lord Horatio Hornblower
Unknown: Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Admiral Lord Hornblower, the Storyteller: John Westbrook
Captain Sir Edward Pellew of the frigate Indefatigable: David Mahlowe
Hornblower a youni; midship man: Derrick Gilbert
A Lieutenant: John Daglish
Able Seaman Matthews: Joe Holmes
Jules Leblanc, Captain of the briK Marie Galante: Geoffrey Banks
Captain Neuville of the French privateer Pique: Colin Edwynn

: PETTICOAT LINE

Problems from listeners' letters discussed by RENÉE HOUSTON, MARY STOCKS CHARMIAN INNES
BEVERLY PHILPOTTS
In the chair, ANONA WINN
Devised by Anona Winn and Ian Messiter
Produced by John Cassels
Pre-recorded at The Playhouse.
Northumberland Avenue. London. W.C.2
Repeated. Thursday, 12.25 p.m. ' Be Reasonable.' a male reply: Saturday at 7.0 p.m. and next Tuesday at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown: Charmian Innes
Unknown: Beverly Philpotts
Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Produced By: John Cassels

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

JOHN McCAW (clarinet) BBC WELSH Orchestra Leader, John Bacon
Conducted by BRIAN PRIESTMAN
Overture: Semiramide Rossini
Given before an invited audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Llandaff. Cardiff

Contributors

Conducted By: Brian Priestman

: OLYMPIC GOLD

Harold Abrahams , the only Englishman ever to win a Gold Medal for the Olympic 100 metres, introduces some famous Gold Medallists from past Olympic Games including:
FANNY BLANKERS-KOEN ,ANN PACKER
MARY RAND . SYDNEY ATKINSON
Chris BRASHER ,LYNN DAVIES
HERR ELLIOTT , TOMMY HAMPSON
A. N. S. JACKSON , KEN MATTHEWS
Jesse OWENS. DON THOMPSON
ARTHUR Wint , and EMIL ZATOPEX
BBC Sound Archive production by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Fanny Blankers-Koen
Unknown: Ann Packer
Unknown: Mary Rand
Unknown: Sydney Atkinson
Unknown: Chris Brasher
Unknown: Lynn Davies
Unknown: Herr Elliott
Unknown: Tommy Hampson
Unknown: A. N. S. Jackson
Unknown: Ken Matthews
Unknown: Jesse Owens.
Unknown: Don Thompson
Unknown: Arthur Wint
Unknown: Emil Zatopex
Production By: Harold Rogers

: TEN O'CLOCK

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

Contributors

Introduces: John Thompson

: .. OF THE PEOPLE. BY THE PEOPLE?

A look at some of the links in the chain of communication between people and governments in Britain
7: The Press
† HUGH CUDLlPP. Chairman of the Mirror Group, talks to PETER JENKINS about the role of the popular newspaper in politics

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Jenkins

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Nerve by DICK FRANCIS
Read by HENRY STAMPER
Twelfth of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Dick Francis
Read By: Henry Stamper

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Sequence
JOHN HIGHAM (piano)
JENIFER EDDY (soprano) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
Songs broadcast on May 1

Contributors

Piano: John Higham

: Closedown









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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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