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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Apprentices at Prayer '
Talks by Sir Edward Villiers
2-The substance versus the shadow

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Edward Villiers

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

A breakfast-time magazine bringing you news, views, and interviews
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Apprentices at Prayer '
Talks by Sir Edward Villiers
3-Yes: but is God really love?

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Edward Villiers

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manlo

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manlo

: SHOPPING LIST

A bulletin of food news to guide the household shopper
Compiled and read by Anne Wild

Contributors

Read By: Anne Wild

: 0 NEWS

: MY PIANO PROBLEM

'If there was one thing I was sure I didn't want it was a piano in a walnut case.' Philip HOLLAND describes the consequences of being persuaded against his better judgment.

: RECITAL

Andrew Gold (tenor)
Frederick Stone (piano)

Contributors

Tenor: Andrew Gold
Piano: Frederick Stone

: This Week's Composer

SAINT-SAËNS
Gramophone records of the ' Danse Macabre ' and ' Carnival of the Animals'

: THE DAILY SERVICE

All ye who seek for sure relief (BBC
H.B. 289)
New Every Morning, page 22
Psalm 119, part 8 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 26. vv. 1-13
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(BBC H.B. 142)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

George Scott-Wood and his Music

Contributors

Unknown: George Scott-Wood

: ASCENSION AND THE WIDEAWAKES

BERNARD STONEHOUSE describes his experiences as leader of an ornithological expedition to lonely Ascension Island and illustrates his talk with recordings made on the spot.

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Stonehouse

: THE STATE VISIT

of The President of the French Republic and Madame de Gaulle
VISIT TO THE CITY OF LONDON

Contributors

Unknown: Madame de Gaulle

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers
Produced by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Produced By: C. F. Meehan

: FIGURES OF SPEECH

Patrick Harvey introduces the first of four miscellanies1:
' The Way Things Used To Be '

Contributors

Introduces: Patrick Harvey

: Orchestral Concert BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Bryden Thomson

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Bryden Thomson

: Wednesday Matinée Double Bill 'THE BISHOP'S TEETH'

by Charles Franklin
Production by Frederick Bradnum
A married man staying in an Alpine resort with his wife is persuaded to go on a climb up a mountain with a scheming woman; but once he has started out he realises he has been asked to go for an unusual reason.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Franklin
Production By: Frederick Bradnum
John Andrews: Godfrey Kenton
Pamela Ford: Tobi Weinberg
Margaret Andrews: Joan Matheson
Audrey Norman: Peggy Gow
James Norman: Humphrey Morton
Barman: Humphrey Morton
Hotel Guest: Gerard Green
Commissaire Marchal: Gerard Green

: 'NEW LAMPS app. FOR OLD'

A new play for radio by Richard Townshend Bickera
Cast in order of speaking:
Production by Audrey Cameron
Squadron-Leader Brent, a Regular Officer in the R.A.F., has spent many years devoted to sport and is a member of the R.A.F. Pentathlon Team. Training for this demands discipline and expert knowledge of shooting, riding, and exercise in general. As a result, he is seconded to Intelligence duties.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Townshend Bickera
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Suggit, a P T instructor: George Hagan
Sqdn -Ldr Richard Brent, R A F: David March
Group Capt Vining, R A F: John Hollis
Sir Harry Clouston, a senior Civil Servant: Hugh Manning
Santa Favell: Mary Wimbush
Croger: Derek Birch
Mogg: David Spenser
Hadden: Bill Horsley
Bert Varty: John Bryning
Dolly, his wife: Freda Dowie

: THE LITURGY OF HOLY WEEK

Introduced by Monsignor Gordon Wheeler
In the services of Holy Week the Church lives again through the story of the Sufferings, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord. PALM SUNDAY: Pueri Hebraeorum
(Victoria): Christus vincit (Plainsong)
MAUNDY THURSDAY: Lamentation of Jeremias (Tallis): In monte Oliveti (Rubbra): Christus factus est (Anerio): Ubi caritas et amor (Plainsong): Pange lingua (Plainsong)
GOOD FRIDAY: Tenebrae factae sunt
(Victoria): Passion according to St. John (Plainsong and Byrd): Ecce lignum crucis (Plainsong): The Reproaches (Palestrina)
HOLY SATURDAY: 0 vos omnes
(Victoria): Lumen Christi (Plamsong): Exultet (Plainsong): Sicut cervus (Palestrina) : Alleluia (Plainsong)
EASTER DAY: Et valde mane (Plainsong): Haec dies (Byrd)
Westminster Cathedral Choir
Master of Music, Francis Cameron

Contributors

Introduced By: Monsignor Gordon Wheeler
Music: Francis Cameron

: UP ON THE ROOF

by Eustace Pett
A great water tank to be washed out, a restaurant to be spied on through the skylight: eighty years after, Mr. Pett remembers the roof of his house with enthusiasm.

Contributors

Unknown: Eustace Pett

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Willie Joss reads a story
' Tammy Troot's Homework ' by Lavinia Derwent
See Junior Radio Times
5.15 For Older Children
' The Tibbott Conspiracy *
A historical adventure play in six parts by Constance Teear
4-' The Adder Strikes '
Other parts: leuan Rhys Williams and Norman Wynne
Production by Ifan O. Williams
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
Easter Faith
Four talks by the Rev. J. Fraser McLuskey , M.C.
I-Christian Courage

Contributors

Unknown: Willie Joss
Unknown: Leuan Rhys Williams
Unknown: Norman Wynne
Production By: Ifan O. Williams
Unknown: Rev. J. Fraser McLuskey
Thomas John: Henley Thomas
Ellis Davies: T H Evans
Nat Edwards: John Darran
Latimer Bligh: Basil Jones
Captain Rat: Edgar Harrison

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: IN THE SOUTH-EAST

Local news and London Stock Market report

: Today's Sport

: THE DANCING ENGLISH

visits Blakedown, Worcestershire for folk songs and dances with Tom Woodward
Michael Vaughan , John Chapman
The Gloster Square Dance Band
Guest caller, Nibs Matthews
Programme arranged and introduced by Kenneth Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Woodward
Unknown: Michael Vaughan
Unknown: John Chapman
Introduced By: Kenneth Clark

: LOOKING BACK

Eva Turner recalls, with records, her long career as an operatic soprano

Contributors

Unknown: Eva Turner

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

A series of five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland
Round 4
London:
Cedric Cliffe , Hubert Phillips
Quiz-Master,
Lionel Hale Scotland :
Sir James Fergusson , Jack House
Quiz-Master, Gilbert Harding
Arranged by Robert Gladwell

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Hubert Phillips
Unknown: Lionel Hale Scotland
Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Arranged By: Robert Gladwell

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

(Led by Arthur Leavins )
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Anglo-French Programme

Contributors

Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: NEWS

: THE BUDGET

The Rt. Hon.
Harold Wilson, O.B.E., M.P.
For the Opposition

: EMILE PHILIPPE

(piano)
Two Songs Without Words
Mendelssohn
Op. 19 No. 1, in E Op. 62 No. 1, in G
Sevilla; Rumores de la Caleta.Albeniz

: George Scott introduces WORKSHOP

A magazine about Britain at work
George Scott calls up studios at home and overseas; he interviews people in industry, from boardroom to shop floor, to enquire into current issues that affect your prosperity, now and in the future.
Edited in the BBC's Manchester studios

: SCIENCE REVIEW

A programme of news and comment on recent events in the field of science and technology
Introduced by Archie Clow
Tomorrow, April 7, is World Health Day; the theme chosen for 1960 being 'Malaria Eradication-a World Challenge.' This edition of Science Review includes comments on the magnitude of the problem caused by a disease that still incapacitates millions of human beings.

Contributors

Introduced By: Archie Clow

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Beethoven
Quintet in C, Op. 29 played by the Macgibbon String Quartet:
Margot Macgibbon (violin)
Lorraine du Val (violin)
Anatole Mines (viola) Lilly Phillips (cello) with Jean Stewart (viola)
Next Wednesday: Schubert's Quintet in C (D. 956) played by the Budapest String Quartet; Pablo Casals (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Margot MacGibbon
Violin: Lorraine du Val
Viola: Anatole Mines
Cello: Lilly Phillips
Viola: Jean Stewart

: Close Down









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