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7.0 News
The world this morning introduced by Robert Robinson and Douglas Cameron
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
8.0 News and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES )
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
Douglas Cameron
Introduced By:
Derek Jones

says John Ebdon, 'embraces both Artie Shaw and the Beethoven Violin Concerto.' In this programme he plays some of his favourite records and explains how they have come to mean so much to him.

Contributors

Presenter:
John Ebdon
Producer:
Denys Gueroult

Presenter Derek Cooper Your Home and Family
Holidays - the great divide: what do you do when the children want to go off on their own?
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Cooper

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in Sorry, Wrono Number with NORMA RONALD , RONALD BADDILEY JOHN GRAHAM
Written by EDWARD TAYLOR and JOHN GRAHAM
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
Norma Ronald
Unknown:
Ronald Baddiley
Unknown:
John Graham
Written By:
Edward Taylor
Written By:
John Graham
Producer:
Edward Taylor

BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA leader MAURICE CAVANAGH conductor KENNETH ALWYN
Including music by Rossini, Brahms and Bryan Kelly
MADGE STEPHENS singing songs by Mozart, John Ireland and Landon Ronald with WILFRID PARRY (piano)

Contributors

Leader:
Maurice Cavanagh
Conductor:
Kenneth Alwyn
Unknown:
Bryan Kelly
Unknown:
Madge Stephens
Songs By:
John Ireland
Songs By:
Landon Ronald
Piano:
Wilfrid Parry

by w. M. THACKERAY The adaptation by JOHN KEIR cross rearranged In five parts by BRIDGET MARROW with Judy Parfitt and Michael McClain
4: The Old Firm 1710-1714
In which Henry Esmond , having earned distinction as a soldier, inherits a fortune, loses a bride and finds his Jacobite loyalties sorely tested.
Producer ARCHIE CAMPBELL

Contributors

Unknown:
M. Thackeray
Unknown:
John Keir
Unknown:
Judy Parfitt
Unknown:
Michael McClain
Unknown:
Henry Esmond
Producer:
Archie Campbell
Rachel:
Judy Parfitt
Henry Esmond:
Michael McClain
Frank:
Kenneth Fortescue
Beatrix:
Jane Knowles
St John:
John Rowe
Duke of Hamilton:
David Gooderson
James Stuart:
Manning Wilson

visits Upwey in Dorset
Members of the Dorset Federation of Women's Institutes put their questions to:
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Introduced and produced by KENNETH FORD

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Produced By:
Kenneth Ford

A panel game for four hands Leader of the pack and chairman is David Nixon who deals to June
Whitfield Patrick Moore , William Rushton Devised and shuffled by IAN MESSITER
Produced and cut by RICHARD WILLCOX

Contributors

Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
Whitfield Patrick Moore
Unknown:
William Rushton
Unknown:
Richard Willcox

A Night at Collins'
PETER HEEVES , PAT WHITMORK and CHARLES YOUNG
MUSIC HALL SINGERS directed by CHARLES YOUNG LONDON STUDIO PLAYERS conducted by ALFRED RALSTON Chairman Roy Hudd
Written and produced by CHARLES CHILTON
(Roy Hudd is at Wellington Pier Theatre, Great Yarmouth)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Heeves
Unknown:
Pat Whitmork
Unknown:
Charles Young
Directed By:
Charles Young
Conducted By:
Alfred Ralston
Unknown:
Roy Hudd
Produced By:
Charles Chilton
Unknown:
Roy Hudd

Another chance to hear some of her own inimitable songs and sketches
At the piano WILLIAM BLEZARD Producer BILL WORSLEY
In tonight's programme, first broadcast on Christmas Eve 1964, Joyce Grenfell includes chronicles of ' Shirley's girl friend ' and the effusive nursery-school teacher; there's a monologue about a venerable English nanny, and a surprise ' straight ' item.
(Joyce Grenfell on This Week's Proms: page 12)

Contributors

Producer:
Bill Worsley
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell

A portrait, in words and music, of the composer and his extraordinary city.
Written and introduced by GABRIEL WOOLF
This programme re-creates a city mad with music where the state asylums competed for orphans in order to excel each other in the size and brilliance of their choirs.
Vivaldi (1678-1741). known as ' the Red Priest,' was not the least strange of the city's inhabitants. He left a supply of splendid music, neglected and forgotten tiU the present century. with William Fox as Vivaldi and SEAN BARRETT
MARTIN FRIEND. RONALD HERDMAIf JOHN RUDDOCK , LEWIS STRINGER Producer HALLAM TENNYSON

Contributors

Introduced By:
Gabriel Woolf
Unknown:
William Fox
Unknown:
Sean Barrett
Unknown:
Ronald Herdmaif
Unknown:
John Ruddock
Unknown:
Lewis Stringer
Producer:
Hallam Tennyson

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