Seventy years ago today 13/07/1950.

BBC TV
10.00:
Demonstration Film
(to 12.00)

15.00:
Health in the Home: 1: The Medicine Chest
The first of a series of programmes introduced by Sir Wilson Jameson, in which a doctor advises on family health problems.

The doctor tells how to equip the medicine chest for home and holiday circumstances, and gives advice on simple preventive and curative measures.

15.30:
Fight for Life
This film shows backward people of Africa being taught modern methods of agriculture.

15.45:
Andy Pandy
A programme for the very young
(to 16.00)

20.30:
The Orange Orchard
(Second performance)

22.00:
News (sound only)
(to 22.15)

BBC HOME SERVICE

6.30:
Bright and Early
Falkman and his Apache Band

6.55:
General Weather Forecast and forecast for farmers and shipping

7.00:
NEWS

7.10:
Programme Parade

7.15:
RECORD ROUNDABOUT
A gramophone miscellany

7.50:
LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!
A talk by the Rt. Rev. Francis Grimshaw , D.D., Roman Catholic Bishop of Plymouth

7.55:
General Weather Forecast and forecast for farmers and shipping.

8.00:
NEWS

8.10:
Programme Parade

8.15:
MORNING MUSIC
BBC West of England Light Orchestra

9.00:
RECITAL

9.35:
SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

9.55:
THE LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES’
Some of the music from Prokofiev’s opera on gramophone records

10.05:
FOR THE SCHOOLS

10.30:
Music While You Work
Anton and his Orchestra

11.00:
FOR THE SCHOOLS

12.00:
Derek Roy’s RECORD SERENADE

12.30:
Workers’ Playtime
From a canteen in Strathleven, Dumbarton

12.55:
General Weather Forecast and forecast for farmers and shipping

13.00:
NEWS

13.10:
MUSIC-HALL

14.10:
CRICKET
Lunchtime scoreboard

14.15:
FOR THE SCHOOLS

15.00:
VESPERS
from Upholland College near Wigan

15.40:
RACING AT ROYAL ASCOT
The Ascot Stakes
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning , assisted by Claude Harrison as race-reader

15.55:
THE VOICE OF THE VIOLIN
David Wolfsthal plays popular light pieces written or transcribed for the violin

16.15:
ANY QUESTIONS?
Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by Ralph Wightman , Graham Hutton , Monica Dickens , John Summerson

17.00:
CHILDREN’S HOUR
Gramophone records for the younger listeners

17.55:
General Weather Forecast and forecast for farmers and shipping

18.00:
NEWS

18.15:
Sport

18.20:
First House LOOK WHO’S HERE!

19.00:
MEET THE BAND
Joe Loss and his Orchestra who are ‘ In the Mood ‘

19.25:
Ted Ray in ‘ RAY’S A LAUGH’

19.55:
The Trial of Lord Byron

21.00:
NEWS

21.15:
Questions of the Hour SCOTTISH SELF-GOVERNMENT
David Keir examines the Scottish
Convention’s demand for a parliament in Edinburgh

21.30:
Cicely Courtneidge in ‘ THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR’
with Wilfred Babbage as George

22.00:
SCHUMANN
Quartet in A, Op. 41 No. 3 played by The Philharmonia Quartet

22.30:
THE CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH NOVEL
The work of Graham Greene by Henry Reed

22.45:
TODAY IN PARLIAMENT

23.00:
News Summary

23.03:
Closedown

BBC LIGHT PROGRAMME

9.00:
NEWS

9.10:
Housewives’ Choice

10.00:
Rhythm at the Console
Louis Mordish at the BBC theatre organ

10.30:
MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK
Anton and his Orchestra

11.00:
Mrs. Dale’s Diary

11.15:
Footlight Favourites
Show tunes played by the BBC Welsh Orchestra

12.00:
MORNING STORY
‘ Poison Pincher’
Written and read by Bill Naughton

12.15:
DANCING ROUND THE WORLD
The Kursaal Orchestra directed by Louis Voss

12.45:
FIRST TEST MATCH
England v. West Indies
Last Day

13.35:
EVELYN KNIGHT
on gramophone records

13.45:
LISTEN WITH MOTHER
A programme for children under five

14.00:
WOMAN’S HOUR
Introduced by Olive Shapley

15.00:
MELODY EXPRESS
The Spa Orchestra directed by Tom Jenkins

15.30:
PLAIN ENGLISH
We All Have to Talk

15.45:
MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK
Jack White and his Band

16.15:
MRS. DALE’S DIARY

16.30:
MUSIC AT TEATIME
Michaeloff and his Mazurka Orchestra

17.00:
MUSIC AT TEATIME

17.30:
FIRST TEST MATCH
England v. West Indies

18.35:
JOHN BULL’S BAND

19.00:
News and Radio Newsreel

19.25:
Sport
including cricket close of play scores

19.30:
Round the Halls

20.00:
Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in ‘ EDUCATING ARCHIE’

20.30:
HELLO, VIENNA!

21.30:
Anthony Hawtrey in ‘THE WAR OF THE WORLDS’
by H. G. Wells
Adapted for broadcasting by Jon Manchip White
3— ‘ The Fighting-Machines ‘

22.00:
NEWS

22.15:
THE FIRST TEST MATCH
A report by John Arlott

22.20:
RHYTHM MERRY-GO-ROUND
Carroll Gibbons and his Orchestra

23.00:
A BOOK AT BEDTIME
‘ The African Queen’ by C. S. Forester
Reader, Lockwood West
2 — ‘ A Target Set ‘

23.15:
SONGS WITHOUT WORDS
A selection of your favourite songs and ballads played by the Raebum Orchestra

23.56:
News Summary

0.00:
Close Down

THE THIRD PROGRAMME
18.00:
RELIGION AND THE DECLINE OF CAPITALISM
6-The Debate about HumanNature This lecture will be printed in The Listener.’

18.40:
ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

19.30:
GEORGE BERKELEY
Talk by Arland Uasiher

19.50:
SONGS BY HUGO WOLF

20.20:
THE FAMILIAR IN MUSIC
Talk by Martin Cooper

20.45:
BACH

22.00:
A CONVERSATION
between Ivy Compton-Burnett and Margaret Jourdain

22.30:
‘THE EVERLASTENG MERCY ‘
by John Masefield
The first half of the poem read by Godfrey Baseley

23.00:
SCRIABIN
Twenty-four Preludes, Op. 11 played by Joan Da vies (piano)

23.40:
PROSPECT
Can We Build More Simply?
Talk by S. A. W. Johnson Marshall, A.R.I.B.A.

0.00:
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