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: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interlude
2.5 Stories from World History
' Charlemagne '
A Dramatic Interlude written by NAOMI MITCHISON
(From National)
2.25 Interval
2.30 Biology
'Touch'
R. C. GARRY , Ch.B., D.Sc.,
Professor of Physiology, University College, Dundee, in the University of St. Andrews
2.50 Interlude
3.0 THE BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA
Leader, J. MOULAND BEGBIE Comments by and under the direction of HERBERT WISEMAN

Contributors

Written By: Naomi Mitchison
Unknown: R. C. Garry
Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Unknown: Herbert Wiseman

: Scottish Children's Hour

'Funny Fishing'
The Aberdeen Animals embark on a fishing expedition which lands them 'in the swim'

: THE JOHN MACARTHUR TRIO

Party Games and Dance Music played by A story, ' Skipper the Scottie'-4
' A Visit to the Vet. ', by ALAN MELVILLE

: A PIANOFORTE RECITAL

by Helen Margaret Harvey

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Margaret Harvey

: FOR SCOTTISH FARMERS

Robert Howie

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Howie

: ALLAN KENNEDY

at the Organ of the Regal Cinema,
Glasgow

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast
7.20 Scottish Announcements,
Scottish Bulletin for Farmers and Weather Forecast for Scottish Herring
Fleet

: Scottish Dance Music

The Scottish Studio Orchestra

: O WERE I ON PARNASSUS HILL'

Burns in Elysium
A Broadcast from the Other World
Composed and Arranged by William Jeffrey
Listeners are asked to imagine a sky covered with silver foil, unlit by anything save its own radiance ; a bright green landscape, pleasantly broken by little knolls and glens. Robert Burns arrives at Plato's office in the Castle and they begin to talk. Burns explains that he has just heard from
Socrates that Plato wants to engage a few poets. He is informed that he is rather late, as Virgil, Dante, Goethe, Wordsworth, and even Tennyson have been applying for the job. Burns gives an account of what he can do and says that, in his opinion, the essence of song resides in its virile abandonment to the desire of the moment. Naturally, Plato splits a few hairs over this definition, and so the talk goes on.

Contributors

Arranged By: William Jeffrey
Unknown: Robert Burns

: NEWS SUMMARY

(including Weather Forecast)
SPORT, TOPICAL TALKS

: CHALMERS WOOD AND HIS ORCHESTRA

with PRIMROSE ORR
SYLVIA FREEDMAN
LEN CAMBER and THE THREE KNAVES

Contributors

Unknown: Primrose Orr
Unknown: Sylvia Freedman

: LATE NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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