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A reading taken from
' The Approach to Calvary ' by John Baker
Reader, John Westbrook

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including music by Bach, Leclair, Kabalevsky and Mussorgsky on gramophone records

: The Weather

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Seventh Birthday Edition
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Four Former Comperes: Franklin Engelmann , Ailsa Garland , Jeanne Heal , and Nancy Spain compare notes about their last seven years
Janet Teissier du Cros looking forward to old age
Johnny Dankworth and Lady Horsbrugh, D.B.E.: two recent guests in Woman's Hour
A Book that Seized Me: Peter Forster on ' Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert


Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Ailsa Garland
Unknown: Jeanne Heal
Unknown: Janet Teissier du Cros
Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Unknown: Peter Forster
Unknown: Gustave Flaubert


A series of Lenten- Services on the Theme of Repentance
4-Repentance and the Church
From Manchester Road Methodist Church, Chorlton - cum - Hardy. Conducted by the Rev. Gordon Rupp , D.D., Professor of Ecclesiastical History, University of Manchester, assisted by the Rev. J. Edgar Roberts , Minister of the Church
Praise to the Lord (M.H.B. 64) Prayer and the Lord's Prayer Psalm 16
Lesson: Genesis 18, vv. 20-33
Ye servants of God (M.H.B. 426) Lesson: 1 John 1, v. 5, to 2, v. 2
0 thou who earnest from above
(M.H.B. 386)
Out of the depths I cry to thee
(M.H.B. 359)
Organist, T. Roberts


Unknown: Rev. Gordon Rupp
Unknown: J. Edgar Roberts
Organist: T. Roberts


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Dvorak's Requiem ' by Alec Robert son
' Martinu and the Symphony ' by Hugh Wood
' Book Review: The Banquet Years and the Musical Life ' by Martin Cooper
' Musical Profile-Paul Whiteman (b. March 28, 1890) ' by Steve Race


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Alec Robert
Unknown: Hugh Wood
Unknown: Martin Cooper
Musical: Profile-Paul Whiteman
Unknown: Steve Race

: Jack Brymer introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Overture, Susanna's Secret (Wolf-
Ferrari): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Alceo Galliera
Old French Airs: Gerard Souzay
(baritone), with Jacqueline Bon neau (piano)
Italian Serenade (Wolf): the Budapest Quartet
Group of Goethe Lieder (Wolf):
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), with Gerald Moore (piano)
Rapsodie espagnole (Ravel): Boston
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Charles Munch


Conducted By: Alceo Galliera
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Unknown: Jacqueline Bon
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Gerald Moore
Conducted By: Charles Munch


Conducted by T. C. Worsley
Radio: H. A. L. Craig
Book: Walter Allen
Art. Andrew Forge
Film: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Philip Hope-Wallace


Conducted By: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: H. A. L. Craig
Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace

: The Weather

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


: The Countryside in March

See column 1


A Mixed Bag
In the last talk of the present series Dudley Perkins answers as many as possible of the questions sent by listeners


Unknown: Dudley Perkins


QUESTION TIME visits Yorkshire
Fred Loads, Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell answer questions put by members of the Cookridge and District Horticultural Society
Question -Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Getting What You Want
Alan Gemmell discusses a new technique, devised by the National Vegetable Research Station at Wellesbourne, to produce all-male asparagus
Arranged by Peter D. Anderson


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Arranged By: Peter D. Anderson


BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, George Hurst


Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst


A miscellany of prose and verse based on the ' many parts' detailed in Shakespeare's ' All the world's a stage ... '
Simona Pakenham and Olaf Pooley
Narrator, Robin Holmes
Devised by Janet Walters


Readers: Simona Pakenham
Readers: Olaf Pooley
Narrator: Robin Holmes
Unknown: Janet Walters


A sound recording of last Thursday's television programme
Yehudi Menuhin
C. A. Coulson F.R.S. ,
Dr. J. Bronowski
Chairman, Norman Fisher


Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: C. A. Coulson F.R.S.
Unknown: Dr. J. Bronowski
Unknown: Norman Fisher


Sunday At Five
'In the Steps of St. Paul'
Nineteen hundred years ago St. Paul was shipwrecked on Malta. In this centenary year David Davis and David Lloyd James read extracts from H. V. Morton 's book, which vividly describes St. Paul's life and travels, and places he visited.
2—St. Paul sets foot in Europe
5.20 ' The Tmmpet-Major '
A tale of Wessex by Thomas Hardy
Dramatised in six episodes by John Keir Cross
3—' How Wessex Prepared for War '
Produced by Archie Campbell


Unknown: David Davis
Unknown: David Lloyd
Unknown: H. V. Morton
Produced By: Archie Campbell
John Loveday: John Drake
Bob Loveday: John Bennett
Matilda Johnson: June Barrie
Anne Garland: Angela Brooking
Mrs Garland: Ruby Luscombe
Miller Loveday: Basil Jones
Festus Derriman: Hugh David
Squire Derriman: George Holloway
Volunteer Sergeant: Edgar Harrison
Members of Militia: Peter Wilde,
Members of Militia: Stephen Jack
Members of Militia: Clive Batchelor
The Storyteller: Harold Reese


A Touch of the Brake-2 by Edward Leader


Unknown: Edward Leader

: The Weather

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


followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
A summary of last week's events


Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist,
Marion Studholme


Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Marion Studholme


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Way of Life

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Modern Apostles
A series of programmes for Lent 1960, concerning the lives of twentieth-century Christians
4: C.F. Andrews (born 1871; died 1940)
Charles Freer Andrews - priest; Warden of the Pembroke College Mission, Walworth; Fellow and Chaplain of Pembroke; and Vice-Principal of Westcott House - dedicated his life at thirty-three to the service of Christ in India. He travelled all over the world, helping Indians in trouble, and on his death in 1940 Mahatma Gandhi wrote: In my opinion Charlie Andrews was one of the greatest and best Englishmen... I have not known a better man or a better Christian than C.F. Andrews.'
A recorded impression by those who knew him
Compiled and introduced by Harold Rogers


Unknown: Mahatma Gandhi
Unknown: Charlie Andrews
Unknown: C. F. Andrews.
Introduced By: Harold Rogers

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the British Epilepsy Association (Registered as a Charity in accordance with the National Assistance Act 1948) by a Consultant Psychiatrist
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The British Epilepsy Association was founded in 1950 to help and advise the 250,000 people in this country who suffer from epilepsy, and to enlighten the general public about this condition. Educational courses are arranged and speakers provided to overcome the ignorance and prejudice which cause most of the social problems for epileptics.
More than 1,000 people each year come to the Association's welfare department. Social clubs are established for the severely handicapped and a summer holiday is organised for young children.

: Robert Harris and Reginald Beckwith in ' AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS'

The novel by Jules Verne
Adapted as a serial inthirteen parts by Lance Sieveking
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Dorit Welles and David Spenser
Produced by Norman Wright


Novel By: Jules Verne
Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Played By: Dorit Welles
Played By: David Spenser
Produced By: Norman Wright
Narrator: George Hagan
Phileas Fogg: Robert Harris
Passepartout: Regi Nald Beckwith
John Sullivan: James Thomason
Gauthier Ralph: Norman Claridge
Andrew Stuart: Duncan McLntyre
The Hon Piers Grahame: John Forrest


: North Region presents the FIFTY-ONE SOCIETY

and invites
Roy Jenkins , M.P. and Mark Bonham Carter to debate the question
' Who Are The Radicals ? '
In the chair, Niel Pearson
(A shortened version of a recent meeting of the Society: Recording)


Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Unknown: Mark Bonham Carter
Unknown: Niel Pearson


with Isaac Stern (violin)
Overture: Prince Igor
(Borodin, orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Constantin Silvestri
Violin Concerto No. 1, in D
Isaac Stern (violin) with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos
Spanish Caprice (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel on gramophone records


Violin: Isaac Stern
Conducted By: Constantin Silvestri
Violin: Isaac Stern
Conducted By: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Conducted By: Lorin Maazel


' The Way of the Cross '-4
Psalm 51, vv. 1-17 (Book of Common
Psalm 16 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 12, w. 20-33
Alone thou goest forth, 0 Lord (BBC
H.B. 79)
St. Luke 9, vv. 23 and 24

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas


Quartet in D minor (K.421) played by the Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
(Recording from a concert on March 14 at the Maidstone Music Club in the Grammar School Hall)


Violin: Sydney Humphreys
Violin: Trevor Williams
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: Derek Simpson

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