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London Light Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Michael Krein


Conducted By: Michael Krein


from St. George's Church, Cullercoats, Northumberland.Celebrant, the Rev. T. Christy. Preacher, the vicar, the Rev. J. M. Nicholson
The strife is o'er (E.H. 625)
The Ninefold Kyries (Merbecke)
The Epistle: 1 John 5. w. 4-12
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (E.H.
The Gospel: St. John 20. w. 19-23 The Creed (Merbecke)
Come. ye faithful (E.H. 131) Prayers
Sanctus and Benedictus (Merbecke)
Agnus Dei (Merbecke) At the Communion:
Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour (E.H. 319)
The King of love my Shepherd Is
(E.H. 490)
The Lord's Prayer
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Gloria in excelsis (Merbecke)
The Blessing
Jesus lives (E.H. J34)
Organist. Colin Haynes


Unknown: Rev. T. Christy.
Unknown: J. M. Nicholson
Organist: Colin Haynes


Symphony No. 27. in G (K. 199)
(Mozari): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Buiiade. for piano and orchestra
(Fawi): Kathleen Long (piano) with the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Boyd Neel
Suite. The Birds (Respighi): Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Desire Defauw on gramophone records


Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham
Piano: Kathleen Long
Conducted By: Boyd Neel
Conducted By: Desire Defauw


7-Witchcraft in Malabar
Talk by S. Menon Marath
Mr. Menon Marath. who comes from the Malabar Coast, tells of the practice of odi, which was until recently very prevalent there.


Talk By: S. Menon Marath
Talk By: Mr. Menon Marath.


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Review
' Operatic Records.' by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
' Miscellaneous Records for April.' by Donald Mitchell
. Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 3.' by John Amis


Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Unknown: Donald Mitchell
Unknown: John Amis


Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by Eric Newton
12.11 Films: Edgar Anstey
12.20 Theatre: Alan Dent
12.28 Books: Walter Allen
12.37 Radio: Naomi Lewis
12.45 Art: Denis Mathews


Conducted By: Eric Newton
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: Alan Dent
Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Naomi Lewis
Unknown: Denis Mathews

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Eskdale, Cumberland
William Scott introduces
Robert Irwin , Jim Porter Dudley Hoyes , Mary Fair
Stanley Wilson , Mabel Harrison
Harry Hilton
The Grainger Players
An arrangement of Cumbrian tunes by Frank Wade
Singer. William Robinson
Produced by Ray Lakeland and W. S. Newall


Introduces: William Scott
Unknown: Robert Irwin
Unknown: Jim Porter
Unknown: Dudley Hoyes
Unknown: Mary Fair
Unknown: Stanley Wilson
Unknown: Mabel Harrison
Unknown: Harry Hilton
Singer: Frank Wade
Singer: William Robinson
Produced By: Ray Lakeland
Produced By: W. S. Newall


S-operas by Puccini
In this series of gramophone programmes Dennis Arundell describes now well-known operas were received when performed for the first time in this country


Unknown: Dennis Arundell


by Gordon Forsyth
Mr. Forsyth. editor of Popular Gardening, advises on spring sowings and plantings.


Unknown: Gordon Forsyth


' Pig Keeping'
Frank Farquharson. a leading pig breeder and judge, discusses with Geoffrey Eley the points a domestic pig keeper should consider when he wants to fill the empty sty.


Unknown: Frank Farquharson.
Unknown: Geoffrey Eley


by J. M. Barrie
Adapted and produced by Martyn C. Webster
Music by Norman O'Neill
Conducted by Leslie Woodgate


Unknown: J. M. Barrie
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Music By: Norman O'Neill
Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate
Mary Rose: Denise Bryer
Mr Morland her father: Martin Lewis
Mrs Morland her mother: Gladys Young
Simon: Peter Coke
Harry, son of Mary Rose and Simon: John Byron
Mrs Otery, a caretaker: Susan Richards
Cameron a Highlander: Duncan McLntyre
Mr Amy: Arthur Ridley


A potpourri by Julius Buerger and Leo Wurmser with Gwen Catley
Joyce Gartside , Valetta Iacopi
Ren6 Soames , Bruce Boyce
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra (Led by John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
(Joyce Gartside broadcasts by permission 'of the Governors of Sadler's Wells)
Jacques Offenbach , the most brilliantly successful composer of French operetta of all time, was German born. Just as. a few years earlier. Meyerbeer, another German, had found fame and fortune in the Paris Opera, so Offenbach became the idol of the operetta-loving public-the darling of the brilliant Second Empire. Both men were Jews. Offenbach first came to Paris when still a boy and be�an his professional life as a cellist in the orchestral pit of the Opera Comique. It was that same theatre that later on was to be the scene of some of his greatest triumphs as a composer.
The gods indeed smiled on Offenbach, but their final gesture was one of callous indifference. His last work-and he knew it to be by far his greatest-was complete. Make haste,' he begged the -Manager of the Opera Comique. ' make haste to mount my piece; I am in a hurry and have only one wish in the world-that of witnessing the premiere of this work.' This wish was not granted for the composer died four months before The Tales of Hoffmann was produced.
This afternoon's potpourri includes excerpts from Orpheus in the Underworld, La Penchole, La Belle Hilene. Bluebeard, The Grand Duchess, and The Tales of Hoffmann. Harold Neden


Unknown: Julius Buerger
Unknown: Leo Wurmser
Unknown: Gwen Catley
Unknown: Joyce Gartside
Unknown: Valetta Iacopi
Unknown: Ren6 Soames
Unknown: Bruce Boyce
Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Conductor: John Sharpe
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Conductor: Joyce Gartside
Unknown: Jacques Offenbach
Unknown: Harold Neden


A four-part pattern of the year designed for the microphone by C. Gordon Glover , in collaboration with the producer, Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac)
Poetry and music, the garden, tadpoles, cricket, spring-cleaning, bicycling, motoring, and bird song of the season are some of the main materials that are woven into the general spring pattern with Judith Fellows , Richard Williams
Patricia Field , David Kossoff
Preston Lockwood , Bruce Belfrage
Beryl Calder , David Page


Unknown: C. Gordon Glover
Unknown: Derek McCulloch (uncle Mac)
Unknown: Judith Fellows
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Patricia Field
Unknown: David Kossoff
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Unknown: Bruce Belfrage
Unknown: Beryl Calder
Unknown: David Page


Your Budgets
3-Same Sum, Different Answers
Hugo O'Hear describes the different ways in which two people handle the same income


Unknown: Hugo O'Hear

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: Joyce Heron and Edward Chapman in ' DANGEROUS DRUGS'

A study of a drug addict
Written by a physician
Produced by Nesta Pain
(A new production of the programme broadcast on November 21. 1947)


Produced By: Nesta Pain
Ursula Castle: Joyce Heron
Dr Lemont (psychiatrist): Edward Chapman
Dr Addison: Martin Benson
Sister: Jean Anderson
Mr Brent Ursula's father: Denys Blakelock


Fifteenth in a series of Sunday evening piano recitals


from Hope, Presbyterian Church of Wales, Merthyr Tydfil. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. D. R. Thomas
Call to Worship
The Lord's Prayer
(Continued in next column)
A gladsome hymn of praise we sing
(R.C.H. 28: Tune. Deganwy)
Reading: from the Servant Songs
Isaiah 49. vv. 1 and 3-6; 52, vv. 3-12
0 God of love 0 King of peace
(R.C.H 646: Tune. Melcombe)
The God of Abraham praise (R.C.H.
571: Tune, L.,oni)
Organist. Ann Lewis
Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone; but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.' Jesus Christ spoke those words of himself before his death, and his Resurrection helps us to understand their meaning. But they do not apply only to him; they lay bare a principle of ' Life through death ' which is God's purpose for all men. and for aU spheres of life. Apart from this faith, we tend to hold on to what we know. fearful of what the future may bring.
This service is the second of four that will apply this principle to our own lives, to the life of the Church, to the Bible, and to the world in which we live. In each of these spheres, what does it mean to find life through losing it?


Unknown: Merthyr Tydfil.
Unknown: D. R. Thomas
Organist: Ann Lewis


Appeal on behalf of the National Trust, by the Hon. Harold Nicolson , C.M.G.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]


Unknown: Harold Nicolson
Unknown: Harold Nicolson

: Gladys Young Carleton Hobbs, Milton Rosmer in 'THE COUNTRY HOUSE '

A radio dramatisation by Muriel Levy of the novel by John Galsworthy
3-' Attack and Defence '
Produced by Donald McWhinnie
A race at Newmarket determines the fate of young George Pendyce ; for lovely Helen Bellew. wife of Jaspar Bellew , with whom George is in love, is no seeker of love in a cottage. Indignation at the shocking situation of a married woman separated from her husband rises and spreads. A dance at Worsted Skeynes gives the county folk an opportunity of observing George's intrigue and enjoying a prolonged gossip.
A pity that it has to be the Rector, the Rev. Hussell Barter , who enters the conservatory for a breath of air and sees George Pendyce with Helen Bellew held closely in his arms. Fortunate that it is the family solicitor and friend, old Edmund Paramor , who is the most unwilling witness of George Pendyce 's midnight candle-lit presence beside a bedroom door that is not his own Helen's guardian. Gregory Vigil, pays a visit to Worsted Skeynes and defends Helen. The Rev. Hussell Barter preaches an ominous sermon. The coming storm threatens. Muriel Levy


Unknown: Muriel Levy
Novel By: John Galsworthy
Produced By: Donald McWhinnie
Unknown: George Pendyce
Unknown: Helen Bellew.
Unknown: Jaspar Bellew
Unknown: Rev. Hussell Barter
Unknown: George Pendyce
Unknown: Helen Bellew
Unknown: Edmund Paramor
Unknown: George Pendyce
Unknown: Rev. Hussell Barter
Unknown: Muriel Levy
Young Paramor: Frank Duncan
Old Paramor: Milton Rosmer
Horace Pendyce: Carleton Hobbs
Margery Pendyce: Gladys Young
Bee Pendyce: Ysanne Churchman
Helen Bellew: Barbara Lott
Gregory Vigil: Derek Birch
The Rev Hussell Barter: Dodd Mehan
Captain Jaspar Bellew: Roger Delgado
Mrs Shortman: Ella Milne
Miss Mallow: Catherine Campbell



by Christopher Fry
The speaker is the author of A Phoenix Too Frequent, The Lady's Not For Burning, and Venus Observed. 'The theatre we should always be trying to achieve.' he says 'is one where the persons and events have a recognisable ring of an old truth and yet seem to occur in a lightning spasm of discovery.'


Unknown: Christopher Fry


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Rafael Kubelik
' A medieval castle at daybreak. Reveille sounds from the tower; the gates open; knights on horseback appear and ride out into the forest. The magic of nature surrounds them.' That was Bruckner's own description of the opening of his Fourth Symphony, which he himself called the ' Romantic* In the Scherzo huntsmen are heard approaching, and the Trio (according to the composer) is a ' dance strain during a repast at hunting.' Nevertheless, in the work as a whole (as has well been said) there is heard ' not the echo of Nature reflected in the soul of a man, but rather the voice of Nature itself.' The Symphony, completed in 1874 and revised later, was first performed in Vienna under Richter in 1881. Bruckner, then a man of fifty-seven, unworldly and naive, offered Richter a thaler to buy himself a drink after the rehearsal. Not wishing to hurt the composer's feelings, Richter accepted it and had it fixed to his watch chain.
Harold Rutland


Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik


' Chrtst is risen '
Psalm 16 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 24. w. 13-35
Christ the Lord is risen again (A. and M. 136)
St. Matthew 28. v. 20 (b)

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