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Clifford Mollison talks to PATRICK HARVEY about his first five years in musical comedy-introducing, incidentally, songs from seven shows which include The Girt Friend, Lucky Girl, and The White Horse Inn

Contributors

Talks:
Clifford Mollison
Unknown:
Patrick Harvey

Feast of the Circumcision New Every Morning, page 1
0 little town of Bethlehem (BBC
H.B.56)
0 Sion's daughter (Oxford Book of Carols 89)
St. Luke 2, vv. 8-21 (N.E.B.)
It came upon the midnight clear
(BBC H.B. 52)

Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra
Conducted by Willi Boskovsky
From the Great Hall of the Vienna Music Society
The programme includes music by Johann Strauss (father), Johann Strauss (son), Eduard Strauss , and Josef Strauss.
See also Radio 2. 12.45*

Contributors

Conducted By:
Willi Boskovsky
Music By:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Eduard Strauss
Unknown:
Josef Strauss.

by R. A. Wellington, D.S.O., D.F.C. First Secretary (Information), British Embassy, Rio de Janeiro
Mr. Wellington visited Smoke Waterfall in a remote part of north central Brazil to meet Horace Banner, an English missionary who is living there with a group of Kayapo Indians.

Contributors

Speaker:
R.A. Wellington, D.S.O., D.F.C.

with DAVID FRANKLIN including a selection played by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, John Bradbury
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER
Presented by Sheila Anderson

Contributors

Unknown:
David Franklin
Leader:
John Bradbury
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Presented By:
Sheila Anderson

The Good Son by Ted Allan
' What sort of reason for living is there when you don'have your family to look after? ' is the question and perhaps doesn'allow for a straight answer.
Produced by R. D. Smith
Nancy Nevinson is in ' Canterbury Tales ' at the Phoenix Theatre. London followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Ted Allan
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Produced By:
Nancy Nevinson
Harry:
Joe Stern
Carol:
Gretta Gouriet
Jimmy:
Hilda Kriseman
Molly:
Nancy Nevinson
Dot:
Patricia Leventon
Alan:
Leonard Fenton
Margaret Ferguson:
Gudrun Ube
Bernie:
Inigo Jackson
Elder Brother:
Duncan McIntyre
Younger Brother:
Brian Haines
Mr Ushley:
Wilfrid Carter

from Southwell Minster
Introit: Of the Father's love begotten (arr. Ashfield)
Responses (ByrdD
Psalms 6, 7. 8 (Thomas Purcell ,
Cooke, Lawes)
Lessons: Deuteronomy 30; Colossians 2, vv. 8-15
Canticles (Henry Purcell in G minor)
Anthem: The shepherds' cradle song (arr. Macpherson)
Rector Chori and Organist, KENNETH BEARD
Assistant Organist, Peter Wood

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Purcell
Unknown:
Rector Chori
Organist:
Peter Wood

New Year edition introduced by STEVE RACE
At Home in the Mansion House:
The Lord Mayor of London, SIR CHARLES TRINDER , talks to Rosemary Hart about the year ahead and his Venture 1969
Whither 1969?: BBC correspondents look at the year ahead tYou must have noticed ... :
BASIL BOOTHROYD takes a sideways look at this year's list of literary anniversaries tA Breath of Fresh Air: from the Ilkley Moor gamekeeper and naturalist WALTER FLESHER

Contributors

Introduced By:
Steve Race
Talks:
Sir Charles Trinder
Unknown:
Basil Boothroyd
Unknown:
Walter Flesher

Brensham Village by John Moore
Adapted as a serial reading in seven parts and produced by PAUL HUMPHREYS
Read by KEITH BANKS
1: The Hill

Contributors

Unknown:
John Moore
Produced By:
Paul Humphreys
Read By:
Keith Banks

Bob Braithwaite
Olympic clay pigeon shooting champion discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Braithwaite
Unknown:
Roy Plomley

Sir Felix Aylmer introduces the recorded voices of some of his distinguished colleagues of the theatre including:
HENRY AINLEY
WILLIAM ARMSTRONG
DAME PEGGY ASHCROFT SIR LEWIS CASSON A. E. MATTHEWS
SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER
Produced by Denys Gueroult
Broadcast on December 26

Contributors

Introduces:
Sir Felix Aylmer
Unknown:
Henry Ainley
Unknown:
William Armstrong
Unknown:
Dame Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown:
Sir Lewis Casson
Unknown:
A. E. Matthews
Produced By:
Denys Gueroult

Meet the amiable Taffy Thomas and his hand-picked friends Sammy Goodwin , Dickie Futer , and Maurice Hainev. Together they share the drink, the doss-houses, and the ' skippers ' around Spitalflelds in East London
Interviews by ELWYN PARRY JONES
Written and narrated by TONY VAN DEN BERGH
Produced by Keith Hindell

Contributors

Unknown:
Taffy Thomas
Unknown:
Sammy Goodwin
Unknown:
Dickie Futer
Unknown:
Maurice Hainev.
Unknown:
Elwyn Parry Jones
Unknown:
Tony van Den Bergh
Produced By:
Keith Hindell

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by Listening Post
Giles Playfair introduces this edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome.
For either the weekday or Sunday editions, send your letters to - Listening Post [address removed]. For very late letters you can ring [number removed] and dictate your message.

Contributors

Introduces:
Giles Playfair

by GEORGE BENNETT
Senior Lecturer in Commonwealth History and Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford
Next September a civilian administration is expected to take over power in Ghana and the present military government will bow itself out. In this talk Mr. Bennett describes the proposed constitution for the new Republic.

Contributors

Unknown:
George Bennett

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