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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The Rev. Douglas Stewart talks about Six Paradoxes
5-' As poor, yet making many rich '

Contributors

Talks: Rev. Douglas Stewart

: 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

The Rev. Douglas Stewart talks about Six Paradoxes
6-' As having nothing, and yet possessing all things '

Contributors

Talks: Rev. Douglas Stewart

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: 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
3-Getting There

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Boothroyd

: MUSIC MAKING

Ann Griffiths (harp)
The Senior Choir of St. Angela's Ursuline Convent,
Forest Gate, London
Conductor, Deirdre Nicholson
Josephine Lee (piano)

Contributors

Harp: Ann Griffiths
Conductor: Deirdre Nicholson
Piano: Josephine Lee

: THE PILGRIMAGE

by Lenore Blackwood
While hitch-hiking through Kashmir Miss Blackwood decided to join a Hindu pilgrimage to the sacred cave of Shiva in the Himalayas.

Contributors

Unknown: Lenore Blackwood

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Enthrone thv God within thy heart
(BBC H.B. 320)
New Every Morning, page 93 Psalm 16 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 4, vv. 1-13
It fell upon a summer day

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Salisbury and his Salon Orchestra

: FRONT PAGE

Stories behind the headlines told by the people who made them
5-Storm Warning !
Written by Gordon Cruickshank
Narrated by Alexander Moyes
Produced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

Written By: Gordon Cruickshank
Unknown: Alexander Moyes
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: CRICKET

Surrey v. Middlesex
First day
Commentary by Brian Johnston
From the Oval

Contributors

Commentary By: Brian Johnston

: MUSIC IN THE AIR

A non-stop sequence of melodies played by Albert Marland and his Orchestra

: The Weather

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

: Dennis Price, Jon Pertwee Leslie Phillips join in 'THE NAVY LARK'

by Laurie Wyman
A weekly and surely fictitious account of events in a naval detachment only loosely connected with the Senior Service with Richard Caldicot , Heather Chasen
Michael Bates , Ronnie Barker and Tenniel Evans
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Wyman
Unknown: Richard Caldicot
Unknown: Heather Chasen
Unknown: Michael Bates
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Tenniel Evans
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

B. C. Hilliam (Flotsam) (in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: B. C. Hilliam
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee 'A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY'

* by Leslie Fennell

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Fennell

: CRICKET

Surrey v. Middlesex
Further commentary

: Orchestral Concert BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Maurice Miles

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Maurice Miles

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

A musical programme for children under five
Ann Driver. Marjorie Westbury and Maurice Bevan visit the seaside again and songs include
' Buttercups and Daisies '
Introduced by Tim Gudgin

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver.
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Black Bombazine'
A play by Wilfred McNeilly
With music by Havelock Nelson
Produced by Cicely Mathews
This light-hearted fantasy tells how the twins Bobby and Betty get involved in an odd adventure while they are out in a little boat trying to catch fish. They do catch one-a certain Mr. Carnaptious Cod-and that leads them to meeting a crew of very unusual pirates, and King Neptune and his three-piece band.
' East Wind, West Wind and the Squirrel *
A Malayan folk tale by Sonny Menon

Contributors

Play By: Wilfred McNeilly
Music By: Havelock Nelson
Produced By: Cicely Mathews
Unknown: Sonny Menon
Betty: Brenda Linden
Bobby: Bill Trodden
Carnaptious Cod: Michael Duffy
Black Bombazine: Alfred Arnold
Lookout: Charles Witherspoon
Fiddle: Lucie Young
Bassoon: James Parr
Neptune: Wolsey Gracey
Scratchwinkle: James Boyce

: 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: tj.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, and Southern Leagues
Cricket
Latest scores and a summary of the highlights in other first-class matches with special reference to those involving south-eastern counties
Comment in Sport
Sports personalities express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson 's Orchestra
Conducted by Sidney Davey
Guest artist, Helen Clare
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes: Imperial Twostep: Valse Martine; Medley; White Rose Tango; Shadow Saunter: Fifth figure of the Lancers; Starlight Waltz: Ladbroke; Boston Twostep; The Dashing White Sergeant

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Conducted By: Sidney Davey
Artist: Helen Clare
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

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

Script by Godfrey Harrison
'Oh, Brother! '
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Script By: Godfrey Harrison
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
David Btiss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Psyche, the dog: Percy Edwards
Zoe Hunter: Sheila Sweet
Robin Fellows: Frederick Treves
Amanda Lee: Judith Stott
Leonie Frances: Sheila Manahan

: Cyril Fletcher invites the family to THE HOLIDAY MUSIC-HALL

To sing to you Louise Traill
Ian Wallace.
To play to you
Tollefsen
To mystify you
Your resident magician
David Berglas
To bring a smile
Wally Dunn
Michael Howard
Dick Bentley
His and Hers
A weekly glimpse into the domestic life of Leslie Randall and Joan Reynolds
The Adam Singers
(Directed by Cliff Adams )
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader. John Jezard )
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Traill
Unknown: Ian Wallace.
Unknown: David Berglas
Unknown: Wally Dunn
Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Dick Bentley
Unknown: Leslie Randall
Unknown: Joan Reynolds
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents Isabel Dean and Noel Johnson in 'SYLVESTER'

by Georgette Heyer adapted for broadcasting by Cyril Wentzel
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Norman Wright

Contributors

Unknown: Georgette Heyer
Broadcasting By: Cyril Wentzel
Produced By: Norman Wright
Sylvester: Noel Johnson
The Duchess: Una Venning
Ianthe: Violet Loxley
Phoebe: Isabel Dean
Tom Orde: John Graham
Keighley: John Rye
Lady Ingham: Sylvia Coleridge
Sir Nugent Fotherby: Keith Williams
Edmund: George Bond

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

The Rime of Adam
A Meditation, Praise and Prayers as the week draws to its end by the Rev. Wilson Anderson
Verses read by Bryden Murdoch

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Wilson Anderson
Read By: Bryden Murdoch

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: app. MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by Liza Fuchsova (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Liza Fuchsova








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