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: Ten to Seven

6.55 Weather; programme news
Today's Time GTS 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 am
1.0, 6.0. 11.0 pm Big Ben 10.0 pm

: The News

7.15 Today radio's breakfast-time magazine introduced by JACK DE MANIO
7.45 Boxing Day Parade
7.50 Ten to Eight
God Rest You Merry Readings and music for Christmas Week by ANDREW CRUICKSHANK and the ST MARTIN SINGERS
7.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio
Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank

: The News

8.10 Today
8.40 Boxing Day Parade

: The Diary of Fanny Burney

read by JILL BALCON (4)

Contributors

Read By: Jill Balcon

: The News

: Twenty Questions

Christmas edition

: Phil The Fluter

Excerpts from the LP of the musical about the songwriter Percy French , now running in London and starring Evelyn Laye
Stanley Baxter and Mark Wynter Introduced by CORMAC RIGBY

Contributors

Songwriter: Percy French
Unknown: Evelyn Laye
Unknown: Stanley Baxter
Unknown: Mark Wynter
Introduced By: Cormac Rigby

: Daily Service

St Stephen
NEM p 99; Love came down at Christmas (BBC HB 53); The holly and the ivy (Oxford Book of Carols 38): Acts 6 w 8-15, and 7, vv 55-60; Away 'in a manger (BBC HB 43)

: Rae Jenkins Portrait of a Musician

At the age of 66. Rae Jenkins can look back over a long and interesting career. At 18 he played in the Queen's Hall Orchestra with Sir Henry Wood ; he worked with Tommy Hand ley in the ITMA shows: with Gracie Fields , Vera Lynn. and Gigli. His story starts in Ammanford. South Wales, and the career he chose for himself then has not ended yet.
In this morning's portrait of Rae Jenkins , Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music, those taking part are
ROWLAND JONES (tenor) DAVID THEODORE (oboe)
MOLD ALUN SINGERS chorus-master BRIAN HUGHES BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BACON conducted by RAE JENKINS Introduced by MORFUDD MASON LEWIS
Written and produced by J. ALWYN JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Rae Jenkins
Unknown: Sir Henry Wood
Unknown: Tommy Hand
Unknown: Gracie Fields
Unknown: Vera Lynn.
Unknown: Rae Jenkins
Chorus-Master: Brian Hughes
Leader: John Bacon
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins
Introduced By: Morfudd Mason Lewis
Produced By: J. Alwyn Jones

: Pick of the Year

GALE PEDRICK 'S personal selection of items from BBC radio and television which have been featured in Pick of the Week in 1969 introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD (Extended version: Sunday,
11.15 am)

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Introduced By: John Ellison
Produced By: Richard Burwood

: Johnny Morris

takes a light-hearted look at hospital life
Johnny's unusual subject today stems from the fact that he was a hospital patient himself earlier this year. While there he had ample time to make some of those very astute observations of character for which he is justly famous.
Lying in bed with only his own thoughts as company, he felt that perhaps in hospital we are closer to our animal origins than at any other time. and to help prove this he'll use animal and bird sounds to illustrate the programme.
Produced by DAVID ALLAN

Contributors

Produced By: David Allan

: 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

: Gerard Hoffnung

Part of the record of his ' address to the Oxford Union in December 1958 including the famous bricklayer story and the letters from Tyrolean hotel-keepers

: David Franklin Tiptoes Through the Twenties

and takes a lighthearted and somewhat nostalgic look at the decade when he was a teenager
Produced by HELEN FHY

Contributors

Produced By: Helen Fhy

: My Three Angels

BBC Drama Repertory Company in a comedy by SAM AND BELLA SPEWACK from the French play Cuisine des Anges by ALBERT HUSSON
The Place: Cayenne, French Guiana, South America. The Time: Christmas 1910.
Mouth organ ALFIE KAHN
The play adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Bella Spewack
Unknown: Albert Husson
Produced By: John Tydeman
Jules: Peter Pratt
Emilie Dulay: Margot Boyd
Félix Dulay: James Thomason
Madame Parole: Grzelda Hervey
Marie-Louise Dulay: Elizabeth Proud
Alfred: Sean Barrett
Joseph: Frederick Treves
Gaston Lemare: Austin Trevor
Paul: David Spenser
Lt Espoir: Sean Arnold

: Orchestral Concert

Dvorak Overture: Carnival
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by WITOLD ROWICKI
4.40* Mendelssohn Capriccio brillant in B minor
GARY GRAFFMAN (piano)
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CHARLES MUNCH
4.51* Respighi Symphonic Poem: Feste Romane PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA conducted by EUGENE ORMANDY gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Witold Rowicki
Conducted By: Mendelssohn Capriccio
Piano: Gary Graffman
Conducted By: Charles Munch
Conducted By: Eugene Ormandy

: Weather

and programme news

: The News

and Radio Newsreel

: Sports Session

Introduced by JOHN MOTSON Produced by GODFREY DIXEY

Contributors

Introduced By: John Motson
Produced By: Godfrey Dixey

: The Archers

Contributors

Writer: Bruno Milna
Daniel Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Travers-Macy: Angela Piper
Roger Travers-Macy: Jeremy Mason
Lilian Nicholson: Elizabeth Marlowe
Lester Nicholson: Hayward Morse
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Christine Johnson: Lesley Saweard
Paul Johnson: Leslie Dunn
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Philip Morant
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Turvey: Courtney Hope
Emily Tarbutt: Peggy Hughes
Nora Salt: Julia Mark
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Arthur Turvey: Harry Stubbs
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Hugo Barnaby: Michael McClain
Zebedee Tring: Graham Rigby
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
[Participants]: The Berrow Church Handbell Ringers

: My Word!

: Repertory in Britain The Ghost Train

by ARNOLD RIDLEY
The New Theatre, Bromley, Company in TONY CLAYTON 'S production
The famous 1925 comedy thriller about a group of travellers stranded at a remote Cornish railway station on a night when a legendary ' ghost train ' is expected.
Produced by guy VAESEN

Contributors

Unknown: Arnold Ridley
Unknown: Tony Clayton
Produced By: Guy Vaesen
Saul Hodgkin: Philip Lennard
Richard Winthrop: Roland Oliver
Elsie Winthrop: Candida Fawsitt
Charles Murdoch: Roy Herrick
Peggy Murdoch: Pamela Denton
Miss Bourne: Kathleen St John
Teddie Deakin: Howard Southern
Julia Price: Joan Morrow
Herbert Price: Anthony Nash
John Sterling: Bill Wiesener
Jackson: Patrick Cochrane

: La Boheme

Excerpts from Puccini's opera with Victoria de los Angeles JUSSI BJORLING
LCCINE AMARA and ROBERT MERRILL
RCA VICTOR CHORUS AND
ORCHESTRA conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Merrill
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: Weather

: Ten O'Clock T'ie News

The background to the news and people in the news. followed by News-stand in which RUTH ADAM analyses how the dailies have handled the week's news, the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Adam

: Lasting Love

Then wisely choose a friend that may
Last for an age, and not for a day
NICOLETTE BERNARD presents an anthology of delectable verse and prose. specially compiled for bedtime listening by KEITH HINDELL

Contributors

Unknown: Nicolette Bernard
Unknown: Keith Hindell

: Weather

: News Summary

: A Book at Bedtime

Phineas Redux by ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Book 1: The Ladies Rally Round read by DAVID MARCH (5)

Contributors

Unknown: Phineas Redux
Read By: David March

: Music at Night

Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor, Op 13
JUILLIARD QUARTET
Robert Mann (violin) Isidore Cohen (violin) Raphael Hillyer (viola) Claus Adam (cello) gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Robert Mann
Violin: Isidore Cohen
Viola: Raphael Hillyer

: Closedown









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