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: Lift Up Your Hearts: The Life of Faith: 1: Old Men Ought to Be Explorers

A series of talks by Canon Roy McKay.

(Recording of Monday's broadcast)


Speaker: Canon Roy McKay

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Big Ben; News

: Programme Parade

An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing.

: Today: First edition

A breakfast-time magazine bringing you news, views, and interviews.
followed by
Morning Music
See Light Programme

: Lift Up Your Hearts: The Life of Faith: 2: The Dark is Light Enough

A series of talks by Canon Roy McKay.

(Repeated on Wednesday at 6.50 a.m.)


Speaker: Canon Roy McKay

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Today: Second edition

A breakfast-time magazine.
followed by
Melody on the Move
See Light Programme

: The House Next Door

Donal Giltinan, the playwright, recalls some moments of illusion and disillusion when, as a boy, he lived next door to the old Opera House in Cork.


Speaker: Donal Giltinan

: Service for Schools

Let us with a gladsome mind (BBC Supplement 12. S.P. 12 and P. and H. 8. both omitting vv. 4. 5, 7; C.H. 11. omitting vv. 6, 6, 7: Tune, Monkland)
Interlude: The Healing at the Pool of Bethesda
Prayers; the Prayer of St. Richard; the Lord's Prayer
Jesus, good above all other (BBC Supplement 7; S.P. 640 and P. and H. 69. both omitting v. 4: Tune, Quem pastores laudavere)

: For the Schools

Interval music

10.0 Early Stages in French
A programme in simple French, in which listeners are invited to take an active part.
Scene: 'Le plus brave des deux': Jean-Pierre teaches Annette how to swim.


Script (Early Stages in French): Janine Pelissie

: The Daily Service

Feast of St. Simon and St. Jude
For all thy Saints, O Lord (BBC H.B. 228)
New Every Morning, page 80
Psalm 100 (Broadcast psalter)
St. Jude, v.20-end
May the grace of Christ our Saviour (BBC H.B. 376)

: The State Opening of Parliament

See page 3

: Laurindo Almeida (guitar)

on gramophone records


Guitarist: Laurindo Almeida

: For the Schools: Religion and Philosophy: A Debate about Morals: 6: A Christian view of Morals (i)

by the Rt. Rev. F.A. Cockin.
(BBC recording)


Speaker: The Rt. Rev. F.A. Cockin

: Concert Hour

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Led by Ben Horsfall)
Conducted by George Hurst


Musicians: BBC Northern Orchestra
Orchestra led by: Ben Horsfall
Orchestra conducted by: George Hurst

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region.

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Jack Longland, Percy Cudlipp, Charles Curran, Anne Scott-James.
Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
From Havant, Hampshire
(Recording of last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme)


Panellist: Jack Longland
Panellist: Percy Cudlipp
Panellist: Charles Curran
Panellist: Anne Scott-James
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by: Kenneth Hudson

: Interlude

: For the Schools

Stories and Rhymes: The Boy, the Dwarf, and the Birds
An Icelandic fairy-tale retold for broadcasting by Aslaug Boucher.

2.20 Senior English II: Jane Eyre: Part 6
by Charlotte Bronte.
Adapted for broadcasting by June Hodge.

2.40 Interval Music

2.45 Nature Study: 6: Toadstools
by F.J. Bingley.
(BBC recording)


Adapter (Stories and Rhymes: The Boy, the Dwarf, and the Birds): Aslaug Boucher
Author (Senior English II: Jane Eyre): Charlotte Bronte
Adapter (Senior English II: Jane Eyre): June Hodge
Presenter (Nature Study): F.J. Bingley

: Claudio Arrau (piano)

(Recording of Sunday's broadcast)


Pianist: Claudio Arrau

: The Old Curiosity Shop: 9: Kit in Custody

by Charles Dickens.
(Sunday's recorded broadcast)


Author: Charles Dickens

: All Kinds of Music

C. B. Rees presents records of All Kinds of Music


Presenter: C. B. Rees

: The Silver Lining

A message of comfort and cheer for all 'in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'.
Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by the Rev. John Williams.


Presenter: Stuart Hibberd
Speaker: The Rev. John Williams


' Once Upon a Time .... *
Stories from
' The Rose Fairy Book '
Collected by Andrew Lang
2—'A Lost Paradise' told by David and ' Bobino ' told by Jo
5.25 For Older Children
Something About London
For people with all sorts of interests
A monthly notebook
Introduced this month by Audrey Russell with other contributions from
H. M Burton , Tony Gibson
Kingsley Sanders . Gordon Snell and Basil Taylor
Edited by Claire Chovil


Unknown: Andrew Lang
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: H. M Burton
Unknown: Tony Gibson
Unknown: Kingsley Sanders
Unknown: Gordon Snell
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Edited By: Claire Chovil

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region



6.15 Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport
6.35 Talking Points
Views and comment from town and country
6.45 Harold Darke A programme celebrating his seventieth birthday
(October 29) sung by the BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Conducted by the composer
O brother man (J. G. Whittier ) O gladsome light
Lift up your heads (Adventante Deo)
(John Addington Symonds )


Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Unknown: J. G. Whittier
Unknown: John Addington Symonds


with Evelyn Rothwell (oboe)
Serenata notturna in D (K.239)
(Mozart) : Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Karl Bohm
Oboe Concerto in C (attrib. Haydn):
Evelyn Rothwell with the Halle Orchestra, conductor. Sir John Barbirolli
Czech Suite in D. Op. 39 (Dvorak):
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Alois Klima on gramophone records


Oboe: Evelyn Rothwell
Conducted By: Karl Bohm
Unknown: Evelyn Rothwell
Conductor: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: Alois Klima


Famous trials reconstructed with postscripts by Lord Birkett. 5-Adolf Beck1896
The wrongful conviction of an Innocent- man which had a sequel of profound importance to the administration of justice
Script by C. R. Hewitt
Principal parts played by Cecile Chevreau. Derek Birch Deryck Guyler , Leslie Perrins
Narrator, James McKechnie
Production by Joe Burroughs
See page 7


Unknown: Lord Birkett.
Script By: C. R. Hewitt
Played By: Cecile Chevreau.
Played By: Derek Birch
Played By: Deryck Guyler
Narrator: Leslie Perrins
Narrator: James McKechnie
Production By: Joe Burroughs



A twice-weekly survey of current affairs
Speakers in the studio in London and from regional and overseas centres contribute news and views on the issues of today and tomorrow


AHegri String Quartet:
Eli Goren (violin)
James Barton (violin) Patrick Ireland (viola) William Pleeth (cello) with Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Before an rnvited audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained by applying to [address removed], enclosing a stamped. addressed envelope


Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: James Barton
Viola: Patrick Ireland
Cello: William Pleeth
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas


Valerie Tryon (piano)
Bagatelle in C, Op. 33 No. 2 Sonata in A, Op. 2 No. 2


Piano: Valerie Tryon

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