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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

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

Revised edition of Saturday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS A RELIGIOUS- SERVICE

All creatures of our God and King: part 1 (Tune, Lasst uns erfreuen— C.H. 13)
Rescue of Wildlife: Peter Scott The Prayer of Thanksgiving All creatures: part 2
Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Scott

: Interlude

: OVER TO YOU

Through Thick and Thin
Written by John Malone

Contributors

Written By: John Malone

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 26
My song is love unknown (BBC
H.B. 84)
Psalm 31
Matthew 13. vv. 24-35
Rock of ages (BBC H.B. 296)

: MUSICAL BRIDGE

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

: FOR SCHOOLS DEUTSCHE VOLKSLIEDER

Written by Karl Weber
Intermediate German series

Contributors

Written By: Karl Weber

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I

by PENNY WHITTAM
Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 a.m.

: MUSIC WORKSHOP II

Accompaniments come in all sorts of ways. Today, on chime bars
Songs: The Merchant; Dance of the Morris Men
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Produced By: William Murphy

: REVERENCE FOR LIFE

War: Comment
MICHAEL HOWARD and SIMON BLAKE discuss and develop some of the issues raised on Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.
Chairman, LESLIE SMITH
† Sixth Form series: Religion in its
Cuntemporary Context

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Simon Blake

: BE REASONABLE!

A male reply to Petticoat Line
Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast
This week's Petticoat Line: tonight, 7.30; Thurs., 12.25 p.m.

: MANY A SLIP

'twixt ISOBEL BARNETT ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH , David NIXON
Tune twisters from STEVE RACE
In the chair. Roy PLOMLEY
Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Produced by Tony Luke
† Broadcast on May 19 (Radio 2)

Contributors

Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: David Nixon
Unknown: Roy Plomley
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: 'Great-Granpi's Present' by Margaret Lamdin

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Lamdin

: FOR SCHOOLS THE PARTHENON

A dramatised programme describing the building of the Parthenon, its later history, and a visit to the Acropolis in Athens today.
Produced by David Lyttle Written by Duncan Taylor
World History series: Radiovision

Contributors

Produced By: David Lyttle
Written By: Duncan Taylor

: MUSIC SESSION ONE

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

Contributors

Unknown: Goroon Reynolds
Produced By: Jenyth Worsley

: SWEDISH RIVER

A programme describing some aspects of life and landscape along the Indalsalven in central Sweden.
Written by Alex Hunter
Geography; Radiovision

Contributors

Written By: Alex Hunter

: The Hobbit, or There and Back Again: 2: Out of the Frying Pan into the Fire

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.
Starring Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins, with John Justin, Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson.

Music played by members of the Early Music Consort, directed by David Munrow, and sung by members of the cast.

(Repeated from Sunday)

Contributors

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Adapted by: Michael Kilgarriff
Music/Special Sound: David Cain, BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Special Sound: Dick Mills, BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Music played by: Members of the Early Music Consort
Director, Early Music Consort: David Munrow
Producer: John Powell
The Tale Bearer: Anthony Jackson
Bilbo Baggins the hobbit: Paul Daneman
Thorin Oakenshield, the leader of the dwarves: John Justin
Balin: Peter Pratt
Dwalin: Lockwood West
Gloin: Peter Baldwin
Trolls - Bill: Victor Lucas
Trolls - Tom: Francis De Wolff
Trolls - Bert: Brian Haines
Gandalf the Grey: Heron Carvic
Kili: Nicholas Edmett
Fili: David Brierley
Elrond Halfelven, Lord of Rivendell: John Pullen
Elves and Goblins: Alexander John
Elves and Goblins: Duncan McIntyre
Elves and Goblins: Members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company

: THIS IS BALLET

† CELIAIRVING explores, with records, the world of ballet-its creators, its dancers, and its music

: THE CRITICS

A discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting, and art
Sundays broadcast

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A family magazine introduced by KEN SYKORA and including:
Rod, Pole, or Aerial Survey:
LESLIE SMITH looks at the story of the Ordnance Survey
The Chicken-wire Booths: Addy
GVR describes her efforts to attend church in a wartime Dutch prison
† My first Musicals: B. C.
HILLIAM (Flotsam) strikes a few chords
Drop us a line: your news, views, and memories

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Leslie Smith

: STORY TIME

The Oracle of the Dog by G. K. Chesterton
Reader, ROGER DELGADO
The third of eight
Stories of Crime and Detection selected and arranged for radio by Neville Teller

Contributors

Reader: G. K. Chesterton
Reader: Roger Delgado
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 Tim GUDGIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: 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
3: The Man who saw God
Music composed by Johnny Pearson
Special effects prepared by Davtd Fleming - Williams in conjunction with the Sail Training Association
Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: C. S. Forester
Unknown: John Westbrook
Unknown: Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
Composed By: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Davtd Fleming
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Admiral Lord Hornblower, the storyteller: John Westbrook
Mr Low surgeon aboard the Indefatigable: Graham Tennant
a young midship Hurnblower,man: Derrick Gilbert
Able Seaman Finch: Geoffrey Banks
Partridge: Ronald Scales
Mr Muggridge, the assistant Surgeon: Ronald Harvi
Captain Sir Edward Pellew: David Mahlowe
Mr Bracegirdle: Peter Hill
First Lieutenant Eccles: Roy Barraclough

: PETTICOAT LINE

Problems from listeners' letters discussed by RENÉE HOUSTON, ISOBEL BARNETT SHEILA VAN DAMM BETTINE LE BEAU
In the chair, ANONA WINN
Devised by Anona Winn and Ian Messiter
Produced by John Cassels
† Pre-recorded at The Playhouse,
Northumberland Avenue, W.C.2
Repeated Thursday, 12.25 p.m.
Be Reasonable!, a mate reply: next Saturday at 7.0 p.m. and Tuesday at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Sheila van Damm
Unknown: Bettine Le Beau
Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Produced By: John Cassels

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

BBC SCOTTISH
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader. Tom Rowlette
Conductor. JAMES LOUGHRAN

Contributors

Conductor: James Loughran

: MADAM. SAID DR. JOHNSON

A play by Bill Dufton and Toby Robertson adapted for radio by BILL DUFTON
' You have only two subjects of conversation.' said Johnson to Boswell. ' yourself and me.' In spite of over-quotation, their exchanges remain as lively as ever: but the recollections of the ladies-Mrs. Thrate, Fanny Burney. Anna Seward -are not so familiar.
Produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON
Robert Eddison is in ' The Importance of Being Earnest at the Haymarket Theatre, London
See page 40

Contributors

Play By: Bill Dufton
Play By: Toby Robertson
Unknown: Bill Dufton
Unknown: Fanny Burney.
Unknown: Anna Seward
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Produced By: Robert Eddison
Samuel Johnson: Norman Shelley
James Boswell: Julian Glover
Mrs Thrale: ,margaret Robertson
Mr Thrale: Lockwood West
David Garrick: Robert Eddison
Dr Goldsmith: Harry Hutchinson
Sir John Hawkins: Ralph Truman
Anna Seward: Hilda Schroder
Fanny Burney: Carol Marsh
George III: Stephen Jack

: WILLIAM BOYCE

Trio-Sonata in F major
MALCOLM LATCHEM (violin) JOHN BROWN (violin) JANE RYAN (cello)
David LUMSDEN (harpsichord) gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Malcolm Latchem
Violin: John Brown
Harpsichord: David Lumsden

: 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

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Jeremy by HUGH WALPOLE
Re.ad by GEORGE HAGAN
† Second of ten instalments

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Sequence
A landscape, a serenade, an intermezzo, and some evening harmonies
DAVID WILDE (piano)
DARTINGTON STRING QUARTET
† Broadcast on November 15, 1967

: Closedown









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