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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Not Enough Evidence '
A talk by the Rev. Elsie Chamberlain

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Elsie Chamberlain

: 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

' Not Enough Evidence '
A talk by the Rev. Elsie Chamberlain

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Elsie Chamberlain

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: SHOPPING LIST

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

Contributors

Read By: Anne Wild

: NEWS

: THE SINGING AXES

GWEN MOFFAT remembers how, as they were climbing on the Meijc, a thunder-storm blew up and her ice-axe began to sing. It was like a swarm of little insects on a summer evening.

Contributors

Unknown: Gwen Moffat

: VIOLIN AND PIANO

Trevor Williams
Beryl Woods

Contributors

Unknown: Trevor Williams
Unknown: Beryl Woods

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

STORES FROM WORLD HISTORY. A Secret Agent in Occupied France: a former member of the Resistance describes his training and. some of his experiences.

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Father, 0 hear us (BBC H.B. 260) New Every Morning, page 7 Psalm 8 (Broadcast Psalter) Acts 11, vv. 1-18
Stand up, stand up for Jesus (BBC
H.B. 368)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Bryan Rodwell Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Bryan Rodwell

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

music AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele
11.20 current AFFAIRS. The Olympic Games. Narrator, Chris Brasher.
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. Le Quatorze Juillet. Texte de Jacques Brunius.
Que se passerait-il dans les rues de Londres si, vers l'année 1789, les Anglais avaicnt pris d'assaut la Tour dc Londres? Peut-etre ce qui se passe a Paris, Ie quatorzc juillet, anniversaire de la prise de la Bastille.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele
Narrator: Chris Brasher.
Unknown: Jacques Brunius.

: THE ROYAL SHOW

Cambridge
This week's special programme comes direct from the Showground at Trumpington
Farmers, farmworkers, and other visitors give their impressions of the livestock, the machinery, and the educational exhibits
Introduced by George Sigsworth

Contributors

Introduced By: George Sigsworth

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , Richard Dimbleby and Gilbert Harding
Produced by C. r. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Produced By: C. R. Meehan

: JANOS STARKER (cello)

with Gerald Moore (piano) Gramophone records including music by Schubert and Saint-Saens

Contributors

Piano: Gerald Moore
Music By: Schubert
Unknown: Saint-Saens

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

LET'S JOIN IN. ' The Golden Touch': adapted for broadcasting from the the Greek legend.
2.20 ADVENTURES IN music. Let's Hear it Again: the programme includes ' The Entry of the Masters ' and 'Dance of the Apprentices' from ' The Mastersingers ' bv Wagner, and Scherzo from ' A Midsummer Night's Dream ' by Mendelssohn. (BBC recording)
2.40 MODERN HISTORY. The 1911 National Insurance Act. The part played by Lloyd George in getting the National Insurance Act through Parliament is described in dramatic form. Script by Margaret J. Miller

Contributors

Played By: Lloyd George
Script By: Margaret J. Miller

: Wednesday Matinee ' THE TWO SIGHTS'

by Joyce Bell
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Betty Davies
In the Highlands of Scotland they talk about the two sights. Doris Trevor was a clairvoyante who really had the gift, but when she tried to use it to help her son Nigel her plans went wrong.

Contributors

Produced By: Betty Davies
Unknown: Doris Trevor
Doris Trevor: Mary O'Farrell
Jean Trevor: Eva Stuart
Nigel Trevor: John Forrest
Lottie: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Sally Marsden: Diana Oisson
Edith Marsden: Cecile Chevreau
Colonel Winterton: Norman Claridge
Mrs Winterton: Janet Burnell
Miss Stott: Kathleen Helme
Lawson: Wilfred Babbage

: VESPERS

sung by the Abbot and monks of Downside Abbey with the Choir of Downside School
Deus in adjutorium: Gloria Patrl
(Plainsong)
Psalms 134, 135, 136, 137 (Plainsong)
Little chapter: 2 Corinthians 1, 3. 4 Responsory
Hymn : Caeli Deus sanctissime
(Plainsong)
Magnificat
Pater Noster
Collect
Benedicamus Domino
Motet: Rerum Creator Omnium
(William Mundy )
Choirmaster,
Dom Gervase Murray Bligh
Organist, Dom Cyprian Stockford
School choir conducted by Roger Bevan

Contributors

Unknown: Caeli Deus
Choirmaster: William Mundy
Organist: Dom Gervase Murray Bligh
Conducted By: Roger Bevan

: SCENES FROM CLERICAL LIFE

RUTH COLE recalls some of her varied experiences as the wife of a clergyman, from the industrial North to Army quarters in Germany.
(The recorded broadcast of November 28, 1959)

Contributors

Unknown: Ruth Cole

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' White Boots ' by Noel Streatfeild
A serial play in six parts adapted by the author and May Jenkin
3—' The Inter-Silver Test'
Produced by Claire Chovil
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
The Hallmarks of the Church
Four talks by the Rev. Vere Ducker
I-The Maker's Mark

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Streatfeild
Produced By: Claire Chovil
Unknown: Rev. Vere Ducker
Olivia (Mrs Johnson): Judith Fellows
George, her husband: Harold Reese
The Johnson children:Alec: William Simons
The Johnson children: Toby: Robin Willett
The Johnson children: Harriet: Anne Castaldini
The Johnson children: Edward: Michael Lewis
Lalla Moore: Sheila Grant
Aunt Claudia: Joan Henley
Uncle David: John Richmond
Nana: Betty Hardy
Miss Goldthorpe: Barbara Lott
Sam: Charles Leno
Mr Matthews: Jeffrey Segal
Max Lindblom: Paul Hansard

: 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
6.30 Today's Sport
6.40 In Search of Essex Witches
' Canewdon church tower will stand so long as there are witches in the parish '
Eric Maple describes what he has discovered of an age-old craft

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Maple

: BARN DANCE

Roll back the carpet and join in the fun with Alf Adamson and his Border Band
Joe Wallace , Bill Robinson
Billy Pigg (Northumbrian pipes)
Master of Ceremonies, Bill Cain
From Haltwhistle. Northumberland
Arranged by Richard Kelly

Contributors

Unknown: Alf Adamson
Unknown: Joe Wallace
Unknown: Bill Robinson
Unknown: Billy Pigg
Unknown: Bill Cain
Arranged By: Richard Kelly

: Cheltenham Festival ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

From the Town Hall

: 'THERE IT IS'

A short effusion by Michael Pickering
Read by the author
Meeting one's girl on the steps of St. Martin-in-the-Fields — this is the starting point of a complex run of catastrophes. None of them seems to be in any way probable but, as the P.C. says in the story, ' there it is.'

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Pickering

: SPOHR

Octet in E, Op. 32 played by the Vienna Octet on a gramophone record

: Minuta NEWS

: I REMEMBER

Mrs. John Drinkwater whom many will remember as the well-known violinist Daisy Kennedy recalls in conversation with Irene Slade some of the outstanding memories of a life spent in musical and literary circles

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. John Drinkwater
Violinist: Daisy Kennedy
Unknown: Irene Slade

: PIANO RECITAL

by Shulamith Shafir
Bagpipes; Bear Dance; Finale

Contributors

Unknown: Shulamith Shafir

: SCIENCE REVIEW

A programme of news and comment on recent events in the field of science and technology
Introduced by Archie Clow
The programme includes a short talk on Medical Electronics by A. NIGHTINGALE , Ph.D.. of the Physics Department,
St. Thomas's Hospital, London

Contributors

Introduced By: Archie Clow
Unknown: A. Nightingale

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Mendelssohn
Trio in D minor, Op. 49 played by The Beaufort Trio:
Felix Kok (violin)
Alexander Kok (cello) Daphne Ibbott (piano)
Next Wednesday: First of nine programmes to include all Beethoven's Sonatas for violin and piano

Contributors

Violin: Felix Kok
Cello: Alexander Kok
Piano: Daphne Ibbott

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