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: A THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, C. A. Joyce

Contributors

Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING IN VIENNA

with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra on gramophone records

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' His Power and Our Lives '
Talks for Easter Week by the Rev. R. W. Hugh Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. W. Hugh Jones

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: PIANO AND ORCHESTRA

with Artur Rubinstein (piano)
Overture di Ballo (Sullivan): New
Symphony Orchestra of London, conducted by Anthony Collins
Piano Concerto No. 2, in G minor
(Saint-Saens): Artur Rubinstein. with the Symphony of the Air, conducted by Alfred Wallenstein
Joyeuse Marche (Chabrier): Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt. on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Conducted By: Anthony Collins
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein.
Conducted By: Alfred Wallenstein
Conducted By: Joyeuse Marche
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham

: NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: SONG RECITAL

Iris Bourne (soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Iris Bourne
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: This Week's Composer

BRAHMS
Gramophone records of his orchestral music, including some of the Hungarian Dances

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Monday in Easter Week
Light's glittering morn bedecks the sky (BBC H.B. 108)
New Every Morning, page 29 Psalm 57 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Mark 16, vv. 1-8
The Saviour died, but rose again

: News Summary SILVESTER STYLE

Dance music played by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra featuring the foxtrot, quickstep, waltz. Viennese waltz, rumba, samba, tango, and cha-cha-cha
Introduced by Victor Silvester
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Played By: Victor Silvester
Produced By: David Miller

: TAMAS VASARY

(piano)
A gramophone record of music by Liszt

: PEOPLE TODAY

A gallery of portraits in close-up
The Rev. John Evans of Brecon
The study of a centenarian who will be 101 on May 12
Presented by John Griffiths

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Evans
Presented By: John Griffiths

: Concert Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, George Hurst
Randal Herley (narrator)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst
Narrator: Randal Herley

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Laurens van der Post
(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: Laurens van Der Post
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: THE STANLEY HOLLOWAY

STORY
The story of the best
' All-rounder ' in Show Business
Written and told by Felix Felton with Sir Arthur Bliss
W. A. Darlington , Eric Maschwitz Phyllis Monkman , Charles Morgan and Stanley Hoiloway
The Linden Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Michael North

Contributors

Told By: Felix Felton
Unknown: Sir Arthur Bliss
Unknown: W. A. Darlington
Unknown: Eric Maschwitz
Unknown: Phyllis Monkman
Unknown: Charles Morgan
Unknown: Stanley Hoiloway
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Michael North

: DAVID AND IGOR OISTRAKH

(violins) with Vladimir Yampolsky (piano) on gramophone records
Trio-Sonata in E (Georg Benda)
Study-Caprices, for two unaccompanied violins. Op. 18: No. 5 in E: No. 4 in A minor (Wieniawski)

Contributors

Piano: Vladimir Yampolsky

: ' THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST'

by Oscar Wilde
Produced by Martyn C. Webster
In this play Oscar Wilde's farcical irony was exercised on a common subject, the marrying and giving in marriage of four young people in the London society of the 1890s; and bachelors had often invented a younger brother or a Bunbury to enable them to get to or away from town without losing face. When Wilde set Lady Bracknell sitting in inquisitorial enquiry on Jack's social position, his income and antecedents, he was tilting at the social hierarchy of his own time, standing it on its head, and inviting all London to laugh at it.

Contributors

Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
John Worthing, J P: Robert Eddison
Lane: David March
Algernon Moncrieff: Peter Coke
Lady Bracknell: Joan Matheson
The Honourable Gwendolen Fairfax: Monica Grey
Miss Prism: Betty Hardy
Cecily Cardew: Beryl Calder
Merriman :: Jeffrey Segal
The Rev Canon Chasuble: James Thomason

: Murray Kash presents HILL-BILLY HOE-DOWN

on gramophone records

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' The Just So Stories ' by Rudyard Kipling
Arranged for broadcasting by Maurice Brown
9—' The Elephant's Child '
Production by Josephine Plummer
5.30 Play Up!
Your own magazine programme
I of sports and games including:
Coaching Corner
' Behind the Scenes
The Way to Begin
Personal Portrait
The Role of the Captain
Introduced by Peter Cranmer
Produced by Sheila Bailey
I 5.50 The week's programmes
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Stories By: Rudyard Kipling
Broadcasting By: Maurice Brown
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Introduced By: Peter Cranmer
Produced By: Sheila Bailey
Elephant's Child: Charles E Stidwill
Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Snake: Maurice Denham
Crocodile: John Moffatt
Kolokolo Bird: Rosamond Barnes
The Storyteller: David Davis

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

Local news
6.30 Sport
Racing. Association Football, and Rugby Union Results; and a review of today's Football League games
6.50 Where am I ?
Audrey Russell is in a famous place, which has been visited by the Bank Holiday crowds. She gives some clues and hopes to start you guessing as she says ' Where am I ? '
6.15-6.25 VHF : Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s)
for the South Coast : Area news and weather summary

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Russell

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

visits Sadler's Wells
Norman Tucker , Director of Sadler's Wells, introduces a programme, given by members of the company
Scenes from: with the Sadler's Wells Orchestra
(Leader, John Ludlow )
Conductor, ALEXANDER GIBSON
Before an invited audience in Sadler's Wells Theatre, London (by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Opera Company)

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Tucker
Leader: John Ludlow
Conductor: Alexander Gibson

: ENCHANTED EVENING

Sound-tracks and recordings
-offering you some of the best of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II including music from
' Oklahoma ' ; ' 'Carousel'
' South Pacific ' ; ' The King and I '
' Allegro ' ; ' Cinderella '
Programme compiled and introduced by Roy Bradford
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Unknown: Oscar Hammerstein
Introduced By: Roy Bradford
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: NEWS

: Martha Scott and Marc Connelly in 'OUR TOWN'

by Thornton Wilder
A panoramic view of the life of a small American community
See foot of page

Contributors

Unknown: Thornton Wilder

: A TOUCH OF SPRING

Some light-hearted records from the Continent

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Ralph Downes (organ)
Winifred Roberts (violin)
Geraint Jones (harpsichord)

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Downes
Violin: Winifred Roberts
Harpsichord: Geraint Jones

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