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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Light from the Cross'
2 — ' Far from Home '

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

A breakfast-time magazine

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Light from the Cross '
A series of talks for Holy Week by the Rev. Arthur H. Gray
3 — ' Pride ruled my will'

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Arthur H. Gray

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: TODAY

Second edition

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news
Compiled and read by Louise Davies

Contributors

Read By: Louise Davies

: HOME FROM HOME

in East Africa
First of two talks by Nontando Jabavu
Nontando Jabavu is a Bantu, born in South Africa, who at the age of fourteen went to school in England and later married an Englishman. She describes her experiences on arrival in Uganda.

Contributors

Unknown: Nontando Jabavu
Unknown: Nontando Jabavu

: PIANO RECITAL

by Philippa Barnes

Contributors

Unknown: Philippa Barnes

: This Week's Composer

MENDELSSOHN
A gramophone record of some of his Songs without Words

: GOD'S WISDOM IN CHRIST'S CROSS

Six talks for Holy Week by the Rev. H. A. Williams
Dean of Chapel,
Trinity College, Cambridge
3-The Cross in society

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. H. A. Williams

: THE DAILY SERVICE

We sing the praise of him who died
(BBC H.B. 95)
Psalm 27, part 2 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Mark 15, vv. 1-15
Alone thou goest forth (BBC H.B. 79)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Gerald Crossman and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Crossman

: PURCELL

The Moon
A Cantata arranged for treble voices by W. G. Whittaker sung by the Leslie Winters Junior Singers
Conductor, Leslie Winters

Contributors

Voices By: W. G. Whittaker
Unknown: Leslie Winters
Conductor: Leslie Winters

: JOHN GALSWORTHY

A portrait assembled from the reminiscences of people who knew him
Introduced by Robin Holmes
Produced by R. E. Keen
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 4)

Contributors

Introduced By: Robin Holmes
Produced By: R. E. Keen

: MOZART

Clarinet Concerto in A (K. 622) played by Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
London Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Anthony Collins on a gramophone record

Contributors

Clarinet: Gervase de Peyer
Conducted By: Anthony Collins

: ON YOUR FARM

An agricultural weekly
Eric Claydon , Agricultural Engineer to the Eastern Electricity Board, talks about barn hay drying
W. P. A. Robinson gives the small poultry keeper some ideas on how he can expand without incurring heavy capital expenditure
News commentary by Leonard Amey
Chairman, Denys Bullard

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Claydon
Unknown: W. P. A. Robinson
Commentary By: Leonard Amey
Unknown: Denys Bullard

: The Weather

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

: George Cole, Diana Churchill and Colin Gordon in 'A LIFE OF BLISS'

Script by Godfrey Harrison
14 — ' Mixed Feelings '
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Script By: Godfrey Harrison
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Psyche the dog: Percy Edwards
Zoe Hunter: Sheila Sweet

: HARRY RABINOWITZ

talking at the piano

: Orchestral Concert BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conductor, George Hurst
Peter Element (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst
Conductor: Peter Element

: Wednesday Matinee presents Frank Pettingell in 'ANNUAL OUTING'

A farce for radio by Willis Hall
Music recorded and played by Ransome and Maries Works Band
Produced by Peter Dews

Contributors

Unknown: Willis Hall
Produced By: Peter Dews
Mr Migglewood: Michael Bates
Stanley Timkins: Philip Garston-Jones
Fred Jackson: John Sharp
Sam Cartwright: Roger Milner
Frank Higgins: Frank Pettingell
Joe Thropjoy: Frank Atkinson
Tom Walters: Geoffrey Bayldon
Maud Higgins: Marion Dawson
Waitress: Sheila Johnson
Sidney: Frank Windsor
Eddie Fossgill: Malcolm Hayea
Deirdre: Nancie Jackson
Evadne: Shirley Dyer
Sally Higgins: Molly Lawson

: CHORAL EVENSONG

from York Minster
Preces
Psalms 54 and 55 First Lesson: Leviticus 16, vv. 2-24
Magnificat (Batten in the Dorian
Mode)
Second Lesson: St. John 16, vv. 16-33 Nunc dimittis: (Batten in the Dorian
Mode)
Creed: Lesser Litany; Collects Tristis est anima mea (Lassus) Prayers; The Grace
Organist, Francis A. Jackson

Contributors

Organist: Francis A. Jackson

: INDIAN SUMMER

DAPHNE HUBBARD introduces two ' ladies in retirement' who suggest that life could be better arranged at both ends:
ISABEL ALLEN had to find her way without training for any employment.
MAUD COLLINS , trained and employed for thirty-five years, has energy enough to go on working beyond the retiring age.

Contributors

Introduces: Daphne Hubbard
Unknown: Isabel Allen
Unknown: Maud Collins

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

'Old John '
The book by Mairin Cregan
Adapted as a serial story by Charles Witherspoon read by Cicely
6 — ' The Magic Boots '
5.10 ' The Vicar of Wakefield' by Oliver Goldsmith
Adapted for broadcasting in six episodes by Mary Cathcart Borer
6 — ' Fortune Restored and Virtue Rewarded '
Produced by Claire Chovil
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. David Steel

Contributors

Book By: Mairin Cregan
Story By: Charles Witherspoon
Unknown: Oliver Goldsmith
Unknown: Mary Cathcart Borer
Produced By: Claire Chovil
Unknown: Rev. David Steel
Dr Primrose: Richard Goolden
Mrs Primrose: Patience Collier
Their family: Olivia: Mollie Maureen
Their family: Sophia: Jean England
Their family: George: Lewis Stringer
Squire Thornhill: Leslie Heritage
Mr Burchell: Hamilton Dyce
Arabella Wilmot: Anne Totten
Mr Wilmot: Humphrey Morton
Jenkinson: Peter Claughton
Gaoler: Trevor Martin

: The Weather

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

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport
6.35 Fred Streeter Advises
A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East
6.15-6.25 VHF : Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s)
for the south Coast : Area news and weather summary

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter

: COUNTRY DANCING

From a West-Country
Square Dance Party
Caller, Tony Foxworthy
Songs from Cyril Tawney
Music by the Jolly Waggoners
(Led by Nan Fleming-Williams )
Master of Ceremonies,
Bernard Fishwick
Produced by Brian Patten
Recorded at Clyst St. George, Devon

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Foxworthy
Unknown: Cyril Tawney
Unknown: Jolly Waggoners
Unknown: Nan Fleming-Williams
Unknown: Bernard Fishwick
Produced By: Brian Patten

: CLARA BUTT

Memories of the celebrated contralto presented, with records, by Colin Shreve

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Shreve

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. Scotland
ROUND 1
London: Cedric Cliffe
Hugh Ross Williamson
Quiz-Master,
Lionel Hale Scotland : Sir James Fergusson
Jack House
Quiz-Master, Gilbert Harding

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Hugh Ross Williamson
Unknown: Lionel Hale Scotland
Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: HANDEL

' L'Allegro ed il Penseroso *
(Words adapted from John Milton )
Pauline Brockless (soprano)
Elizabeth Simon (soprano)
Josephine Veasey
(mezzo-soprano)
William Herbert (tenor)
Hervey Alan (bass-baritone)
Thurston Dart
(harpsichord continuo)
Roy Massey (organ continuo)
BBC Midland Singers
BBC Midland Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by David Willeocks
PART 1

Contributors

Unknown: John Milton
Soprano: Pauline Brockless
Soprano: Elizabeth Simon
Mezzo-Soprano: Josephine Veasey
Tenor: William Herbert
Bass-Baritone: Hervey Alan
Harpsichord: Thurston Dart
Unknown: Roy Massey
Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: David Willeocks

: HANDEL

' L'Allegro ed il Penseroso '
PART 2

: A. E. HOUSMAN (1859-1936)

A selection of his poems
Introduced and read by John Sparrow

Contributors

Read By: John Sparrow

: SERGE PROKOFIEV

(piano) playing some of his own compositions on a gramophone record

: THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD

A Meditation for Holy Week on ' The Suffering of God ' by Father Leonard Johnston

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Johnston

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

The Reizenstein Trio:
Maria Lidka (violin) Derek Simpson (cello)
Franz Reizenstein (piano)
Last of three programmes of piano trios by Brahms

Contributors

Violin: Maria Lidka
Cello: Derek Simpson
Piano: Franz Reizenstein








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