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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

Towards Wholeness
Talks by the Very Rev. H. C. N. Williams
Provost of Coventry 5-In the Community

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: MORNING MUSIC

See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Towards Wholeness '
Talks by the Very Rev. H. C. N. Williams
Provost of Coventry
6-In the Church

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: NEWS

: SHIPS AND THE SEA

Sir IVAN THOMPSON introduces a magazine programme about new ships and old ships, about big ships and little ships, about sailors and shipping men, and the sea that is their life.

Contributors

Introduces: Sir Ivan Thompson

: SONG RECITAL

Gerald English (tenor) Josephine Lee (piano)
First of six fortnightly programmes of song cycles

Contributors

Tenor: Gerald English
Piano: Josephine Lee

: COUNTRY STORIES

3-The Lion
Leonard Clark tells the story of two days and nights of excitement and terror

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Jesu, lover of my soul (BBC H.B.
145)
New Every Morning, page 41 Psalm 85 (Broadcast psalter) Acts 14. vv. 19-28
Father, hear the prayer we offer
(BBC H.B. 352)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Salisbury and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Salisbury

: ALBINONI

Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op. 9 No. 2
(Evert van Tright , oboe)
Allegro (Sonata for string orchestra in G minor. Op. 2 No. 6)
Violin Concerto in F, Op. 9 No. 10
(Roberto Michelucci , violin) played by I Musici a recent gramophone record

Contributors

Oboe: Evert van Tright
Violin: Roberto Michelucci

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MOTORING AND THE MOTORIST

A weekly magazine
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley

Contributors

Introduced By: Bill Hartley

: A GOLDEN TREASURY OF MUSIC AND SONG

Introduced by Elton Hayes with contributions from Charles Kennedy and the Granville Singers and Players directed by Lou Whiteson

Contributors

Introduced By: Elton Hayes
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Directed By: Lou Whiteson

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Jon Pertwee. Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray 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 assistance from Michael Bates Ronnie Barker , and Tenniel Evans
Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Wyman
Unknown: Michael Bates
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Tenniel Evans
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Lieut Murray, the No 1: Stephen Murray
Chief Petty Officer Pertwee: Jon Pertwee
Sub-Lieut Phillips: Leslie Phillips
Commander Povey: Richard Caldicot
Heather: Heather Chasen

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Julian Slade
(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: Julian Slade
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee Double Bill ' THE PAINTING'

from ' On Forsyte 'Change ' by John Galsworthy adapted by Muriel Levy
Produced by Cynthia Pughe

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Adapted By: Muriel Levy
Produced By: Cynthia Pughe
Narrator: Douglas Storm
Traquair: Keith Williams
James Forsyte: Laidman Browne
First Auctioneer: Derek Birch
Second Auctioneer: Tom Watson
Emily: Mary O'Farrell
Winifred: Eva Stuart
Soames Forsyte: Malcolm Hayes

: THE GIMMICK'

by Leslie Gillett
Other parts played by Janet Burnell , Eva Stuart and John Bryning
Production by William Glen-Doepel
Harvey Vernon-Smith has a * gimmick to get rich quick,' and when he runs into his disreputable acquaintance Tom Dakers, he blackmails him into assisting him in his plans for kidnapping the small son of an American millionaire who is visiting Britain.

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Gillett
Played By: Janet Burnell
Played By: Eva Stuart
Played By: John Bryning
Production By: William Glen-Doepel
Unknown: Harvey Vernon-Smith
H Vernon-Smith: Malcolm Hayes
Tom Dakers: George Hagan
Harry C Rice: Budd Knapp
Reporter: John Bryning
Reporteuse: Eva Stuart
Laura Grant: Mary Wimbush
Det -Insp Sayers: Hamilton Dyce
Det -Const Bullock: William Eedle
Det -Const Siddons: Kenneth Dight
Det -Const Llewelyn: Philip Morant

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

News of books and their makers in reviews, quotations and an interview with Lawrence Durrell
Introduced by Robin Holmes

Contributors

Unknown: Lawrence Durrell
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: Richard Hurndall introduce* HOME ON SATURDAY

A selection of music and humour
Edited and produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Produced By: Francis Dillon

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

A musical programme for children under five with Ann Driver. Marjorie Westbury and Maurice Bevan
Tim Gudgin introduces today's songs including ' Ring-a-lay. rong-a-lay and ' The Fly and the Bumble Bee '

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver.
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Introduces: Tim Gudgin

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Mr. Peckew and, Mr. Paygo '
Arnold Peters tells the first of five stories written for younger listeners by R. G. Walker
1-' Mr. Peckew buys a Vintage '
5.15 ' Danger at Blackdyke ' by Winifred Finlay
A mystery thriller in two parts set on and around the Roman Wall in Northumberland
2-' The Cave in Sewingshields Crag '
Production by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Arnold Peters
Unknown: R. G. Walker
Unknown: Winifred Finlay
Production By: Herbert Smith
John Craig: Ian Keill
Peter Thorpe: Alan Rothwell
Debbie, his young sister: Sara Aimson
Hart Riley, an American: Harry Towb
Geordie, the Centurion: Clive Briggs
Ben, the Standard Bearer: Terence Tucker
Geordie's Gran: Sal Sturgeon
Mac, Warden at the ' Once Brewed': Joseph Holmes
Smith: Norman Somers
Jones: Tom Harrison

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: SPORTS SESSION

Results, reports, and reviews of the day's outstanding events
Today's programme includes:
Racing Results
Cricket
Latest scores and a summary of the highlights in today's first-class matches, with special reference to those involving south-eastern counties
The Davis Cup
Fred Perry reports from Wimbledon on the final day in the tie between Great Britain and Italy
Athletics
A review of the highlights of the A.A.A. Championships at the White City
Golf
A report on the Irish Hospitals Professional Tournament at Woodbrook, Dublin
Swimming
Alun Williams in Budapest on the international between Hungary and Great Britain
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 and his Orchestra
Guest, Andrew Gold (tenor)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Liberty Twostep; Pride of Erin Waltz; Midnight Tango; Serenata; First and Second Figures of the Caledonians; Stella Maris
The songs: I'll sing thee songs of Araby; Lily of Laguna
Repeated on Friday at 12.0

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Tenor: Andrew Gold
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Produced By: Fredric Bayco

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Humphrey Atkins , M.P. gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Atkins

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

Nan Winton and Antony Bilbow talk to personalities who have come by land, sea, and air to be
' In Town Tonight'
Edited and produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Unknown: Nan Winton
Unknown: Antony Bilbow
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: Cyril Fletcher invites the family to HOLIDAY MUSIC-HALL

To sing for you:
Lucille Graham , Elton Hayes
To play for you:
Oscar Grasso
To bring a smile: Peter Goodwright
Miriam Karlin
Arthur Askey
Country Calendar: with Percy Edwards
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: Lucille Graham
Unknown: Elton Hayes
Unknown: Oscar Grasso
Unknown: Peter Goodwright
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Percy Edwards
Unknown: Leslie Randall
Unknown: Joan Reynolds
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: NEWS

: Saturday-Night Theatre ' BLACK DEATH'

by Anthony Gilbert
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Gilbert
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Sir Charles Silk, m p: John Glen
Julia, his wife: Lydia Sherwood
Edward Lane: Cyril Shaps
Mrs Tempest: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Gerald Ross, an experimental scientist: Philip Morant
Harmsworth Ames, an eminent Q C: Norman Shelley
Moxon, a porter: Julian Somers
Mrs Moxon: Kathleen Helme
Gas Board Representative: Charles Simon
Police Officer: Hugh Dickson
Inspector Goodman: Michael Turner
Morrell, a chemist: Haydn Jones
Woman: Freda Dowie

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers conducted by the Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Kyla Greenbaum (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Kyla Greenbaum

: Close Down









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