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: NEWS SUMMARY

: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: Ten to Seven

Tuesday'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

Wishes for a Godchild expressed by CYRIL FLETCHER

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Fletcher

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition

: THE NEWS

: THE LIVING WORLD

The weekly series reflecting wildlife and its position in today's ever-changing world
Presented by DEREK JONES
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Presented By: Derek Jones

: THEY NEVER CAME BACK, THEY NEVER CAME BACK ...

by H. COLIN DAVIS
Edward Lear wrote the best nonsense verse in English-but was it such nonsense? Colin Davis argues, from two of the most famous of the verses, that they were at least autobiographical.

Contributors

Unknown: H. Colin Davis
Unknown: Edward Lear
Unknown: Colin Davis

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II t

by JAMES DODDING
Professor Thingummy, the inventor and Bob his assistant in ' The Musical Box Shop'; with music from Walton's Façade selected and arranged by Vera Gray
Repeated: Friday, 9.55 a.m.

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 93
Love of the Father (BBC H.B. 522) Psalm 119. part 7
Luke 13, vv. 22-35 (N.E.B.)
My Lord, my life, my love (BBC
H.B. 330)

: FOR SCHOOLS MATEO FALCONE

by Prosper Mérimée, adapted for radio by Emile Harven
Intermediate French series

Contributors

Unknown: Emile Harven

: BANDSTAND

A variety of music from pavilion to parade-ground
Introduced by PAUL MARTIN
Produced by Madeau Stewart
Broadcast in the BBC World Service

Contributors

Introduced By: Paul Martin
Produced By: Madeau Stewart

: FOR SCHOOLS DISCOVERY

Unit 2: Man the Measurer
3: Keeping time
Radiovision programme

: MUSIC WORKSHOP I

Ebenezer's journey down the hill is quicker than his journey up- and so is the music.
Songs: The Fishmonger
The Blacksmith
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Produced By: William Murphy

: CONTEMPORARYHISTORY

6: The Cuban Crisis, 1962
Script by Alan Ereira

Contributors

Script By: Alan Ereira

: DESERT MAGIC

† MARY CATHCART BORER was one of a group of six archaeologists working on the West bank of the Nile just before the second world war. She describes the strange methods used to retrieve her stolen revolver in this remote place.

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Cathcart Borer

: DOWN YOUR WAY

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited
Tranent. East Lothian
Sunday's broadcast
Darlaston, Staffs

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: The World at One

The News and Voices and Topics in and behind the headlines
Introduced by William Hardcastle

: The Archers

Tuesday evening's broadcast

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Story: ' Pussy Simkin and a Very Cold Day ' by Linda Greenbury

Contributors

Unknown: Pussy Simkin
Unknown: Linda Greenbury

: FOR SCHOOLS TROUBLES OF MAN

2: Locusts, a 'plague of Egypt' that is still with us
Script by Geoffrey Sherlock
Exploration Earth series
2.20 CORIOLANUS by William Shakespeare adapted by John Kerry : parti
Produced by David Lyttle
Books, Plays, Poems series
2.45 OAK WOODS by ERIC SIMMS
Certain plants and animals live together in oak woods.
Nature series

Contributors

Script By: Geoffrey Sherlock
Unknown: William Shakespeare
Adapted By: John Kerry
Produced By: David Lyttle
Unknown: Eric Simms

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

Call It Loyalty
A play for radio by Joan O'Connor
'She does believe in being loyal. But what to? She doesn'believe in your sort of " hurray patriotism " you see. Loyalty, a person's loyalty. to a country or anything, has got to go deeper than that.'
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Unknown: Joan O'Connor
Produced By: David Davis
Cora Souter: Sheelah Wilcocks
Albert Souter: Lockwood West
Maggie Souter: Barrie Shore
Ted Souter: Anthony Jackson
Tom Souter: Jo Manning Wilson
Alex Dinsmore: Peter Baldwin
Mrs Frant: Dorit Weli Es
Constable Frant: Godfrey Kenton
Mick: John Bryning
Police Sergeant: Hector Ross
P C Packer: Peter Baldwin
Reporter: John Bryning

: BON ACCORD

Accordion music from Paris

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from the Chapel of Trinity College,
Dublin University sung by the COLLEGE CHAPEL CHOIR
Preces and Responses (Smith)
Canticles (Michael Wise )
Psalm 119, vv. 145-176 (Mine in G minor; Hancock in B fiat)
Lessons: Genesis 46, v. 26, to 47, v. 12; Philippians 3
Anthem: Lord, for thy tender mercy's sake (Hilton)
Organist and Choirmaster, DAVID MILNE

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Wise
Choirmaster: David Milne

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A family magazine introduced by STEVE RACE and including:
This'll make you whistle: ELSIE RANDOLPH talks to Ken Sykora about her musical - comedy partnership with Jack Buchanan
Wheels within wheels: Anne Suter talks to WALTER BEDLOW , last of a line of wheelwrights and cart-makers
I was brainwashed: BOB THORPE recalls the cross-country races of his schooldays
A breath of fresh air from the Ilkley Moor gamekeeper and naturalist WALTER FLESHER

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Race
Talks: Elsie Randolph
Unknown: Jack Buchanan
Talks: Anne Suter
Unknown: Walter Bedlow
Unknown: Bob Thorpe
Unknown: Walter Flesher

: STORY TIMEThe House of theSeven Flies

by Victor Canning adapted in five parts by HOWARD JONES
2: Ninus and Elsa
' You stay away from them. What kind of people are you meeting? You know how many bodies they pull out of that river every year? Not half as many as go in and stay there.'
Produced by ROGER PINE

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Canning
Unknown: Howard Jones
Produced By: Roger Pine
Edward Furse: Michael Spice
Anselm Dekker: Denis McCarthy
Charlie Ponz: David Brierley
Ninus Rohner: Wilfrid Carter
Elsa: Pauline Letts

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

and RADIO NEWSREEL

: 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: Thursday, 1.30 p.m.

Contributors

Written By: Bruno Milna

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Angus Wilson author and historian
† with ROY PLOMLEY
Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Wilson

: THE FOLIES BERGERE

and all that
Roger Snowdon introduces an hour of music and reminiscence with MAURICE CHEVALIER JOSEPHINE BAKER
JEAN SABLON , Miss BLUEBELL and other personalities of the great show world of Paris, and with a cast of actors tells something of its past and its present
The actors:
LEONARD FENTON , URSULA HANRAY KATHLEEN HELME. GODFREY KENTON VICTOR LUCAS , DENIS MCCARTHY
ROSALIND SHANKS , GLADYS SPENCER
Compiled and produced by Roger Snowdon
See page 39

Contributors

Introduces: Roger Snowdon
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Unknown: Josephine Baker
Unknown: Jean Sablon
Unknown: Leonard Fenton
Unknown: Ursula Hanray
Unknown: Kathleen Helme.
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Victor Lucas
Unknown: Denis McCarthy
Unknown: Rosalind Shanks
Unknown: Gladys Spencer
Produced By: Roger Snowdon

: THE GIRL WHO WOULD HAVE BEEN QUEEN

by Thea Holme
The story of Princess Charlotte, only child of the Prince Regent and Caroline of Brunswick, who was destined to become Queen, but died young with Patricia Gallimore as Princess Charlotte
Others taking part:
Alaric Cotter. Joan Hart
Thea Holme , Alexander John Godfrey Kenton. Pauline Letts
Denis McCarthy , Frederick Treves
Narrator, ROLF LEFEBVRE
Produced by DOROTHY BAKER

Contributors

Unknown: Thea Holme
Unknown: Patricia Gallimore
Unknown: Alaric Cotter.
Unknown: Joan Hart
Unknown: Thea Holme
Unknown: Alexander John
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton.
Unknown: Pauline Letts
Unknown: Denis McCarthy
Narrator: Frederick Treves
Narrator: Rolf Lefebvre
Produced By: Dorothy Baker

: THE NORTH EAST NOW

A report by Ian Rodger who knew the Durham-Newcastle area in its latter days of depression, and recently returned to find it on the verge of a huge industrial and social revolution
Produced by Francis Dillon
See page 39

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Rodger
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: TEN O'CLOCK

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

Contributors

Introduces: Antony Brown

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A Book at Bedtime

No Leading Lady by R. C. SHERRIFF
Read by NOEL HOWLETT
Third of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown: R. C. Sherriff
Read By: Noel Howlett

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

ENID CLARKE (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Enid Clarke

: Closedown









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