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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Behold I stand at the door and knock '
An introit and hymn sung by the BBC Singers
Reader. The Rev. Hubert Hoskins

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Hubert Hoskins

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: LIGHT MUSIC

played by The Pavilion Orchestra
Conducted by William Davies

Contributors

Conducted By: William Davies

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Home for the Day

Marjorie Anderson introduces:
Talk of the Town: from Ida Jenkins in Sydney, Australia.
Joan Hammond, who talks to Stephen Black about her work.
Highlights from the annual meeting of Labour women.
Bobby - a deprived child: some reflections from Muriel Worth.
Voices and Views from recent broadcasts in Woman's Hour

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Reporter: Ida Jenkins
Interviewee: Joan Hammond
Interviewer: Stephen Black
Speaker: Muriel Worth

: MORNING SERVICE

from St. Nicholas Parish Church, Great Hormead, Hertfordshire. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Murdoch Dahl
An Easter Liturgy
The Introit: Psalm 114
The Lord's Prayer and Collect for
Purity
The Law: Exodus 14, vv. 19-31 Collects
The Prophecy: Ezekiel 37, vv. 1-10 Jesus lives (A. and M. 140)
The Gospel: St. John 21, vv. 1-14 Nicene Creed
The Sermon
Alleluia! Alleluia! Hearts to heaven and voices raise (A. and M. 137)
Prayer for the whole state of Christ's
Church
The blessing
Organist, Margaret Cranville

Contributors

Unknown: Murdoch Dahl
Organist: Margaret Cranville

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced this week by John Lade
Record Review contributed by William Mann
Andrew Porter , Harold Rosenthal

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: William Mann
Unknown: Andrew Porter
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal

: Jeremy Noble introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Overture: Consecration of the House
(Beethoven): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Eduard van Beinum
Piano Concerto No. 22, in E flat
(K.482) (Mozart): Annie Fischer (piano), with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Contributors

Conducted By: Eduard van Beinum
Piano: Annie Fischer
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Dilys Powell
Book: C. V. Wedgwood Art: Nevile Wallis
Film: Paul Dehn
Theatre: J. W. Lambert
Radio: Cyril Ray

Contributors

Conducted By: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Nevile Wallis
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: J. W. Lambert
Unknown: Cyril Ray

: The Weather

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

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh

: OPERA ALPHABET — B —

Gramophone records presented by Trevor Harvey

Contributors

Presented By: Trevor Harvey

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Freddy Grisewood invites
Fred Loads, Bill Sowerbutts and Arthur Billitt to answer questions listeners have sent by post
Arranged by Peter D. Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Arthur Billitt
Arranged By: Peter D. Anderson

: Sunday Symphony Concert: Part 1

Leon Goossens - Oboe
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens

Part 1 at 2.30
Sinfonietta on Russian themes - Rimsky-Korsakov
Variations on a jovial theme - Nino Rota (first performance in this country)

Part 2 at 3.30
Nocturne: Fetes - Debussy
Oboe Concerto in C (K.314) - Mozart
Overture: Carnival - Dvorak

: THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT

And How to Exorcise It
The problems of Getting Away from It All discussed in four frivolous jaunts by J. B. Boothroyd
2-Bags and Baggage
Sunday May 3: Getting There

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Boothroyd

: 'THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARGOT ASQUITH'

A reading by Gladys Young intwelve episodes
Arranged for broadcasting by H. Oldfield Box
PART 2
Part I told of the writer's unfettered, adventurous childhood and youth at Glen, her family's home in Scotland, and of her devotion to her sister, Laura

Contributors

Reading By: Gladys Young
Broadcasting By: H. Oldfield Box

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins
In this series of weekly programmes Antony Hopkins usually discusses a work to be broadcast during the week: sometimes he goes further afield in his choice of topic.

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
Afternoon Out
Wilfred Pickles visits Speke Hall, Liverpool and there meets the Warden and others connected with this Elizabethan house
Series arranged and written by Margaret Potter
Scenes from the past re-enacted in the studio
Production by Trevor Hill

Contributors

Written By: Margaret Potter
Production By: Trevor Hill

: MONEY MATTERS

Looking After the Consumer by Edward Leader

: The Weather

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

: RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of last week's events

: GRAND HOTEL

Jean Pougnet conducts his Orchestra from the Palm Court with Reginald Kilbey (cello)
This evening's visiting artist,
Nancy Thomas

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Cello: Reginald Kilbey
Artist: Nancy Thomas

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
The Church in the New Africa
Father Gerard Rathe, a White Father, recently returned from a 22,000-mile African tour, talks about the work of his Order with recordings made in Africa and by young White Father missionaries at Monteviot House. Jedburgh

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the British Council for the Welfare of Spastics (Registered as a Charity in accordance with the National Assistance Act, 1948) by Hugh Ross Williamson
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Hugh Ross Williamson, Esq., British Council for the Welfare of Spastics, [address removed]
The Council is a central advisory body and information centre for all concerned with the care, education, and treatment of spastics. It has also established ' Ponds,' a pioneer home for severely crippled young adult spastics where plans for new buildings have been prepared so as to enable more spastics in urgent need of expert care to be admitted. Additional funds are urgently required to build, equip, and furnish these new buildings, and to enable the Council to maintain and develop all its services.

: Ursula Howells in ' FLOWERING WILDERNESS'

by John Galsworthy
Dramatised as a serial in nine parts by Muriel Levy
PART 4
Production by Robin Midgley and Val Gielgud
Dinny suddenly announces to her family that she is engaged to Wilfrid Desert, despite the fact that she knows he has turned Moslem while out East, in order to save his skin. Loving her, they accept the situation, though with the gravest misgiving, and at his Club, Sir Lawrence Mont finds out the truth of the story from Jack Muskham and Telford Yule who heard all the facts when he was himself out East.
Michael Mont, Fleur's husband, tackles Wilfrid on Dinny's account-but Wilfrid admits that the story is true, and he intends to face the music. The family grows more and more uneasy.

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Production By: Robin Midgley
Production By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Lawrence Mont
Sir Lawrence Mont: Martin Lewis
Dinny Charwell: Ursula Howells
Wilfrid Desert: John Dearth
General Sir Conway Charwell: Richard Williams
Jack Muskham: Peter Claughton
Telford Yule: Hugh Manning
The Rev Hilary Charwell: Baliol Holloway
Adrian Charwell: Carleton Hobbs
Stack: William Eedle
Aunt Em: Hester Paton Brown

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT HALL

with Igor Oistrakh (violin)
Overture: The Italian Girl in Algiers
(Rossini)
London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Georg Solti
Violin Concerto in E minor
(Mendelssohn)
Igor Oistrakh with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Franz Konwitschny
Divertissement (lbert)
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra conducted by Roger Desormiere on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Igor Oistrakh
Conducted By: Georg Solti
Unknown: Igor Oistrakh
Conducted By: Franz Konwitschny
Conducted By: Roger Desormiere

: THE EPILOGUE

' Christ is Risen '
Amos 9. vv. 11-15
Psalm 111 (Broadcast Psalter)
Colossians 2, vv. 10-16; 3. vv. 1-17
Good Christian, men rejoice and sing
(BBC H.B. 103)
1 Corinthians 15, v. 67

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Amici String Quartet:
Lionel Bentley (violin) Sylvia Cleaver (violin) Harold Harriott (viola)
Joy Hall (cello)
Haydn Quartet in B flat, Op. 103 (The Swan
Song)
Quartet in G, Op. 76 No. 1 (The
Farmyard)

Contributors

Violin: Lionel Bentley
Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Viola: Harold Harriott
Cello: Joy Hall








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