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: Bright and Early

George Scott-Wood and his Accordion Band

Contributors

Unknown: George Scott-Wood

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

Conductor, Michael Collins

Contributors

Conductor: Michael Collins

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

Bible readings on ' Prayer ' with comment by theRev. John Huxtable
Principal of New College. London

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Huxtable

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor, Charles Mackerras

Contributors

Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: THE SERVICE OF HOLY COMMUNION

Sung Eucharist for Ascension Day
From Hitchin Parish Church conducted by the Vicar the Rev. G. N. 0. Walsh
Attended by boys and girls of Hitchii* Grammar Schools
Bells
Hait the day that sees him rise (A. and M. 147)
The Lord's Prayer and Collect for
Purity
Lord have mercy
Collect for Ascension Day Epistle: Acts 1, vv. 1-11
Christ, whose glory Alls the skies
(A. and M. 7)
Gospel: St. Mark 16, vv. 14-20 Nicene Creed
Lord. enthroned in heavenly splendour (A. and M. 555)
Prayer for the Church
Confession and Absolution Preface; Sanctus The Consecration 0 Lamb of God
0 Jesu. King most wonderful (A. and M. 178. Part 2)
The Lord's Prayer: and Prayers
(Continued in next column)
Gloria in excelsis Blessing
Rejoice the Lord is King (A. and M.
202)
The Service sung to the music of John Merbecke
Organist and Choirmaster
Percy Wells

Contributors

Choirmaster: Percy Wells

: BACH

Sonata No. 4. in C, played by Julius Baker (flute)
Sylvia Marlowe (harpsichord) on gramophone records

Contributors

Flute: Julius Baker
Harpsichord: Sylvia Marlowe

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I, by Christine Trodd

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Trodd

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Feast of the Ascension
See the Conqueror mounts in triumph
(BBC Hymn Book 129)
New Every Morning, page 33 Psalm 8 Philippians 2. vv. 1-11
The eternal gates lift up their heads
(BBC Hymn Book 131)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Promenade Players
Conductor, Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Conductor: Sidney Bowman

: For the Schools

Rhythm and Melody
by Gladys Whitred

11.20 Geography: North America: Fishing and Farming in the Maritime Provinces. Script by Errol MacKinnon.

11.40 Intermediate German: Wie Du Mir
Radiobearbeitung einer kleinen Geschichte von Peter Fabrizius. Text von Milo Sperber

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Script By: Errol MacKinnon.

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Workers' Playtime

From a factory canteen in Llanelly
with Beryl Orde, Tommy Reilly, Tano Ferino, Cyril Fletcher
James Moody at the piano
Introduced by Jack Watson
Production by Mai Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Beryl Orde
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Unknown: Tano Ferino
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Pianist: James Moody
Presenter: Jack Watson
Production: Mai Jones

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS!

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with John Hanson
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Producer, Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown: John Hanson
Introduced By: Frederick Allen
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Producer: Stanton Jefferies

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

AVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' Siegfried and the Dragon ': a serial story from the Volsung Saga and the Nibelungenlied. Script by Rhoda Power. 3-The Betrayal of Siegfried
2.20 HISTORY I. William Caxton. How the English merchant brought the art of printing to London (c. 1477). Script by Elaine Moss
2.40 SCIENCE AND the communitt. Health at Home and at Work. 4-Health in the Factory

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power.
Unknown: William Caxton.
Script By: Elaine Moss

: OPERA MATINEE

A series of record programmes presented by John Amis
8-Closing Scene

Contributors

Presented By: John Amis

: Thursday Matinee ' THE SIXTH ALTERNATIVE'

by Harold M. Harris
Produced by H. B. Fortuin

Contributors

Unknown: Harold M. Harris
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Sir Gilbert Reece: Ronald Simpson
Lady Reece: Marjorie Stewart
Mary: Annabel Maute
Everett Hawkins: Michael Gough
Henry Bullett: Frank Tickle
Messenger: Michael Turner
Stewardess: Jane Hilary
A passenger: George Merritt
Pilot: Peter Howell
Flying controller: Manning Wilson
Sir Frederick Rowlandson: James Thomason

: CHORAL EVENSONG

for Ascension Day from Peterborough Cathedral
0 risen Christ, ascended Lord! (Hermann)
Sentence: Confession; Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses (Tomkins) Psalms 24 and 47 First Lesson: 2 Kings 2, vv. 1-15
0 thou eternal King most high (A. and M. Rev. 145)
Magnificat (Sydney Watson in E)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 28. vv.
16-20
Nunc dimiltis (Sydney Watson in E) Creed, Suffrages, Collects
Anthem: 0 sing unto the Lord
( Purcell)
Prayers
The Grace
Organist and Master of the Music,
Stanley Vann

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley Vann

: ' UPON THIS ROCK ' A dramatic chronicle

of Peterborough Cathedral
James Kirkup , poet and author of this play which spans thirteen centuries, talks about his aims in writing it and some of the problems he has encountered

Contributors

Unknown: James Kirkup

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' The Castle in the Cornfield'by Geoffrey Dearmer
Adapted from the story by Barbara Leonie Picard
Produced by David Davis
5.30 For Older Children
A Concert by Junior Exhibitioners of the Royal College of Music from the College Hall
Presented byDavid

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Dearmer
Story By: Barbara Leonie Picard
Produced By: David Davis
Unknown: Junior Exhibitioners
The Widow: Betty Hardy
Rohin: Martin Starkie
The Farmer's Wife: Doreen Season
The King of the Little People: Carleton Hobbs
Narrator: Prunella Scales

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: THURSDAY COMMENT

This evening's speaker comments on a subject of topical interest

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Barbara Kelly discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have with her if she were condemned to spend the rest of her life on a desert island
Programme produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Kelly
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
VHF by Sir Edward Appleton C.B.E., K.C.B., F.R.S. ,
Principal and Vice-Chancellor,
University of Edinburgh
A talk explaining some of the technical aspects of the BBC's new service of sound broadcasts based on the use of VHF, FM. Transmissions in the new service started on May 2 and are now being heard in the south-east of England.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Edward Appleton C.B.E., K.C.B., F.R.S.

: THE THURSDAY CONCERT

The Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nisset (violin)
Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House. London
Beethoven originally intended the Grosse Fuge to be the finale of his String Quartet in B flat, Op. 130; but he afterwards wrote another movement for the Quartet and issued the Fugue as a separate work. A short introduction. called Overtura,' leads to a double fugue. A quieter fugue follows, based on the main theme, but with a different companion; and the work ends with a rhythmical fugue in which earlier sections are briefly recalled. Harold Rutland

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Violin: Siegmund Nisset
Viola: Peter Schidlof
Cello: Martin Lovett
Unknown: Grosse Fuge

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alisfair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alisfair Cooke

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson Jack Train and F. C. Hooper ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: F. C. Hooper
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: FOR ADULTS ONLY?

A discussion about the present system of film censorship
Speakers:
A. T. L. Watkins .
Secretary of the British Board of Film Censors
Mary Field, O.B.E.
Executive Officer of the Children's Film Foundation
Anthony Havelock-Allan a film producer
E. J. Hinge, C.B.E.
Hon. Treasurer of the Cinematograph Exhibitors'Association
In the Chair:
Alan Jarvis formerly Principal of Oxford House and a film producer
(Postponed from April 7)

Contributors

Unknown: A. T. L. Watkins
Unknown: Anthony Havelock-Allan
Unknown: E. J. Hinge, C.B.E.
Unknown: Alan Jarvis

: APPOINTMENT WITH MUSIC

Billy Mayerl and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Mayerl

: THE TRAVELLERS

6 — Travelling in Comfort Laurens van der Post ,
Peter Fleming , and Colonel Bernard Fergusson compare notes on some cherished luxuries
Chairman, Peter Scott
It is perhaps a trait peculiar to British travellers that the more remote and arduous the journeys that they undertake, the more they are likely to value their small eccentric comforts.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurens van Der Post
Unknown: Peter Fleming
Unknown: Colonel Bernard Fergusson
Unknown: Peter Scott

: UGO CALISE SINGS

A programme of songs by one of Italy's most popular radio stars
Compiled and edited by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Edited By: Pat Dixon

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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