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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Light from the Cross'
A series of talks for Holy Week by the Rev. Arthur H. Gray
5— ' Remember not past years '

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Arthur H. Gray

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: MORNING MUSIC

See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Light from the Cross '
A series of talks for Holy Week by the Rev. Arthur H. Gray
6-' The night is gone '

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Arthur H. Gray

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

See Light Programme

: HOME FROM HOME

in East Africa
Second of two talks by Nontando Jabavu
Nontando Jabavu continues her impressions of Uganda, where she now lives with her English husband. In this setting she is an expatriate twice over; an exile from South Africa, where she was born, and from England, where she was educated and lived her adult life.

Contributors

Unknown: Nontando Jabavu
Unknown: Nontando Jabavu

: PIANO RECITAL

by Diana Merrien
Last of four programmes devoted to French piano music

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Merrien

: GOD'S WISDOM IN CHRIST'S CROSS

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

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. H. A. Williams

: THE DAILY SERVICE

It is finished, blessed Jesus (BBC
H.B. 82)
Psalm 16 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. Mark 15. vv. 42-47
What sorrow sore (BBC H.B. 96)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Salisbury and his Salon Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Salisbury

: ' THE SHADRACH PALM '

by Edgar Mittelholzer
A play for radio
Drummer, Emmanuel Myers
Production by Robin Midgley

Contributors

Unknown: Edgar Mittelholzer
Unknown: Emmanuel Myers
Production By: Robin Midgley
Bryanston: Baliol Holloway
Wilkes: Frank Windsor
Jackson: John Harrison

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MUSIC IN THE AIR

A non-stop sequence of melodies played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Albert Marland and his Orchestra
Edward Rubach and Robert Docker (two pianos)
BBC Studio Choir
Conductor, Jack Coles
Produced by Travers Thorneloe
(Albert Marland 's items are recorded)

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Conductor: Albert Marland
Unknown: Edward Rubach
Unknown: Robert Docker
Conductor: Jack Coles
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe
Produced By: Albert Marland

: The Weather

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

: THE AL READ SHOW

Al Read turns life round to show us the funny side and introduces some friends from the world of music along with The Allegros and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Ronnie Taylor
(The recorded broadcast of October 6. 1958, in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Ronnie Taylor

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Cyril Fletcher
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee presents Joan Matheson with Baliol Holloway in 'JOAN AND THE JUDGES'

by Thierry Maulnier
Translated and adapted for radio by Cynthia Pughe
Produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Thierry Maulnier
Unknown: Cynthia Pughe
Produced By: R. D. Smith

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Ralph Holmes (violin)

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Violin: Ralph Holmes

: ' THE BERWICK POTS

A short story written and read by Robert Bateman

Contributors

Read By: Robert Bateman

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

A musical programme for children under five
Ann Driver. Marjorie Westbury , and Maurice Bevan include the song 'Aiken Drum ' and a musical sequence of children's games in a programme introduced by John Webster

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver.
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Introduced By: John Webster

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
' Tammy Troot 's Easter Chicken *
Willie Joss reads a story by Lavinia Derwent
5.15 For Children of Most Ages
Over the Border--to Wales
A series of feature programmes by Myfanwy Howell
4-Monmouthshire
Singers,
Shan Emlyn. Emrys Cleaver
Accompanist, Maimie Noel Jones Production by Evelyn Williams
The London-Welsh family, continuing their journey through Wales, visit the ancient land of Gwent.

Contributors

Unknown: Tammy Troot
Unknown: Willie Joss
Story By: Lavinia Derwent
Unknown: Myfanwy Howell
Singers: Shan Emlyn.
Accompanist: Emrys Cleaver
Accompanist: Maimie Noel Jones
Production By: Evelyn Williams
Dick Lloyd: Owain T Williams
Megan, his wife: Sheila Huw Jones
The children: Alun: Kenneth Stewart Jones
The children: Gwen: Valerie Berwick
Davy Jones: Charles Williams
A fisherman: Bryn Calvin Thomas
A schoolmaster: Michael Dennis
Girl in nylon factory: Dilys Gunstone Jones
Mr Richards: Dic Hughes

: The Weather

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

: SPORTS SESSION

Results, reports, and reviews of the day's outstanding events
Today's programme includes:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results
Association Football
A review of this afternoon's matches - and eye-witness accounts of selected games
Minor Leagues
Results of matches played by clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian, Kent, and Southern Leagues
6.30 app. Rugby Union
Results and a summary of the highlights of major club fixtures
Rowing
Richard Burnell gives his reflections on the morning's Boat Race
Comment in Sport
Sports personalities are invited to express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vries
6.50 app-6.55 VHF : Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s)
for the south Coast : Area sport results

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Burnell
Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
Betty Huntley-Wright
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes: Waltz: Schottische; Diana Tango ; Clarendon Saunter; Starlight Waltz; Barn Dance; Gay Paree Onestep

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Artist: Betty Huntley-Wright
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden
Unknown: Diana Tango

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Joyce Butler M.P. ,gives her impressions of what she heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Butler M.P.

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

presents
London
Its People and its Visitors
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: Vic Oliver presents VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

and introduces
The BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conducted by Vic Oliver
Bill Waddington
Ronald Dowd
' The Trials of Life'
1-' Catching a Train '
Written by Johnny Speight
Sidney Coulston
'What Would You Do f '
A mystery drama with a problem for you to solve, written and introduced by Ernest Dudley
1-' The Ex-Convict '
Patricia Bartlett and Joy Turpin
George Martin
The George Mitchell Choir
Continuity by Carey Edwards
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conducted By: Vic Oliver
Conducted By: Bill Waddington
Conducted By: Ronald Dowd
Written By: Johnny Speight
Written By: Sidney Coulston
Unknown: Ernest Dudley
Unknown: Patricia Bartlett
Unknown: Joy Turpin
Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Carey Edwards
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston
Stationmaster: Kenneth Connor
Passenger: Vic Oliver
Chief Cashier: John Boddington
Fiancee: Vanda Vale
Clifford: Peter Wilde
Boss: Norman Claridge

: Saturday-Night Theatre ' THE GOLD DIGGERS '

by John Middleton Murry
Adapted for radio by Cynthia Pughe
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Unknown: John Middleton Murry
Radio By: Cynthia Pughe
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Daphne Mortimer: Elizabeth London
Arabella: Molly Rankin
Mrs Mortimer: Catherine Salkeld
Miss Ffoulkes: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Palmer: Manning Wilson
Dr Bateson: Kenneth Edwards
Mr Clunch: John Scott
Charlie Mortimer: Charles Hodgson

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers conducted by the Rev. Canon Roy McKay

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Canon Roy McKay

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Conductor, Karl Munchinger
Aria di Corte and Siciliana (Suite No.
3: Ancient Airs and Dances for the Lute) (Respighi)
Ballet: Les Petits Riens (Mozart) on gramophone records

Contributors

Conductor: Karl Munchinger
Conductor: Aria Di Corte








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