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Bringing in the New Year


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Richard Dimbleby introduces A New Year's Eve Party at St. Thomas' Hospital, London, where Donald Peers, Janet Brown, and others entertain the doctors and nurses.
(Donald Peers is appearing at the Chelsea Palace, London)
followed at 11.40 by

A Watch-Night Service
from Wellington Church, Glasgow.
Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. E. D. Jarvis
Call to worship
O God, our help in ages past (C.H. 601; S.P. 598: Tune. St. Anne)
Scripture Lesson: Isaiah 55, vv. 6-13, and 40. w. 25-31
Metrical Psalm 23: The Lord's my shepherd
(Tune, Crimond)

At Midnight


Presenter (A New Year's Eve Party): Richard Dimbleby
Singer (A New Year's Eve Party): Donald Peers
Comedienne (A New Year's Eve Party): Janet Brown
Programme presented for television by (A New Year's Eve Party): Bill Ward
Conductor (A Watch-Night Service): The Rev. E. D. Jarvis
Organist (A Watch-Night Service): W. M. Coulthard

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Bringing in the New Year

BBC Television, 31 December 1952 23.10

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