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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

'Crossing Frontiers'
The Rev. Kenneth Slack introduces comment by churchmen from different parts of the world

Contributors

Introduces: Rev. Kenneth Slack

: 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 including Olympic report direct from Rome
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' Crossing Frontiers '
The Rev. Kenneth Slack introduces comment by churchmen from different parts of the world

Contributors

Introduces: Rev. Kenneth Slack

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: TODAY

Second edition including Olympic report direct from Rome
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: PIANO RECITAL

by Judyth Knight

Contributors

Unknown: Judyth Knight

: NEWS

: TWO OF A KIND

Going West
The Way to Wyoming by Joan Chandler
The Battle of San Jacinto by John Cherrington
Introduced by Jack Singleton

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Chandler
Unknown: John Cherrington
Introduced By: Jack Singleton

: This Week's Composer

WAGNER
Gramophone records of scenes from ' The Flying Dutchman ' and ' Tannhauser,' and of the Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde' sung by Birgit Nilsson

Contributors

Sung By: Birgit Nilsson

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Be thou mv guardian and my guide
(BBC H.B. 135)
New Every Morning, page 76 Psalm 130 (Broadcast psalter) 2 Kings 4. vv. 18-37
Jesu, guide our way (BBC H.B. 144)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

C.W.S. (Manchester) Band
Conductor, Alex Mortimer

Contributors

Conductor: Alex Mortimer

: MUSIC IN MINIATURE

John Ogdon (piano)
Renata Scheffel-Stein (harp)
Gareth Morris (flute)
The Oromonte String Trio:
Perry Hart (violin)
Margaret Major (viola) Bruno Schrecker (cello)
The Well-Tempered Singers: John Whitworth (counter-tenor)
Gerald English (tenor)
Maurice Bevan (baritone)
Geoffrey Coleby (bass)
Produced by John Manduell

Contributors

Piano: John Ogdon
Harp: Renata Scheffel-Stein
Flute: Gareth Morris
Violin: Perry Hart
Viola: Margaret Major
Cello: Bruno Schrecker
Singers: John Whitworth
Tenor: Gerald English
Baritone: Maurice Bevan
Bass: Geoffrey Coleby
Produced By: John Manduell

: ONE MAN'S LIFE

A Mule Spinner
ALBERT POWELL has worked in a Cheshire cotton mill since he was a boy. Last autumn he talked to Mark Abrams and Frank Byers about his life and interests.

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Powell
Unknown: Frank Byers

: Concert Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Norman Del Mar

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: MARKOVA'S BALLET CALL

The prima ballerina introduces gramophone records of her favourite ballet music
This week:
'William Tell ' and other opera ballets

: Gladys Young in readings from ' THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARGOT ASQUITH'

Volume Two
Arranged for broadcasting in twelve episodes by H. Oldfield Box
Produced by Audrey Cameron
PART 10
Part 9 told how from the first day of the war in 1914 the cry went up: Hunt out the Germans in our midst,' and it had only to be suggested that someone had German blood or German sympathies for a witch-hunt to be started. In 1917, while travelling from Wiltshire, Margot Asquith had a chance meeting in the train with an American actress who, unaware of Mrs. Asquith's identity, proceeded to run down Mr. Asquith. On discovering with whom she was talking, the American lady was horrified; and at her request, Mrs. Asquith took her to Cavendish Square where she met Mr. Asquith.

Contributors

Unknown: H. Oldfield
Produced By: Audrey Cameron

: SING ME A SOUVENIR

with the Bowman-Hyde Singers and Players
Directed by Eric Wilson Hyde

Contributors

Directed By: Eric Wilson Hyde

: MUSIC FOR STRINGS

Welbeck String Orchestra
(Leader, Vera Kantrovitch )
Conductor, Maurice Miles

Contributors

Leader: Vera Kantrovitch
Conductor: Maurice Miles

: Nigel Stock in ' THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE '

by Thomas Hardy
Episode 11

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: Music Tapestry

Richard Adeney (flute) Edward Rubach (piano) with The London Studio Players Conducted by Michael Krein

Contributors

Flute: Richard Adeney
Piano: Edward Rubach
Conducted By: Michael Krein

: THE ANIMALS' WORLD

A series of seven programmes in which professional and amateur zoologists talk about the behaviour of animals and the ways in which it can be studied.
3-Insects and Spiders
A. D. BLEST of University College, University of London. talks about the instinctive patterns of web-building in spiders
PETER HASKELL of the Anti-Locust Research Centre explains how grasshoppers communicate, with recorded illustrations of some of their ' songs ' COLIN BUTLER of Rothamsted Experimental Station gives examples of instinctive behaviour and of learning in the activities of a honey-bee colony
Introduced by JOHN CARTHY of Queen Mary College,
University of London
A booklist and some suggestions for further study can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to [address removed]

Contributors

Introduced By: John Carthy

: PIANO MUSIC

played by Reginald Paul

Contributors

Played By: Reginald Paul

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'
Stuart Hibberd introduces a discussion between Dorothy Butler , Marjorie Shave , and George Lee , on the subject of mentally handicapped children
Listeners' letters are very welcome as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd , c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W.l. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Dorothy Butler
Unknown: Marjorie Shave
Unknown: George Lee
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
'Treasure Island '
Robert Louis Stevenson 's adventure story abridged by Barbara Henderson and read in ten episodes by Derek McCulloch
7—' Cruise of the Coracle '
5.15 Family Zoo
A new series of talks by Sheila St. Clair
4—' Miranda comes to Stay '
5.30 For Older Children
Something About London
A monthly notebook introduced by John Ellison
Edited by Claire Chovil

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Unknown: Derek McCulloch
Introduced By: John Ellison
Edited By: Claire Chovil

: 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 Fred Streeter Advises
A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East
6.50 Talking Points
Views and comment from town and country

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Streeter

: LOOKING BACK

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

Contributors

Unknown: Eva Turner

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERT

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: Interlude

: 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

: NEWS

: AT HOME AND ABROAD

A survey of current affairs
Speakers in the studio in London and from regional and overseas centres contribute news and views on the issues of today and tomorrow

: 'O'LEVEL ON THE OXUS

Education in Soviet Asia discussed by Norman Larby
E. M. Williams and Walter James
Norman Larby , who has had long experience of the Colonial Education Service, recently visited Asiatic Russia with his sister Mrs. Williams, a former training college Principal.
In this recorded conversation with Walter James, Editor of The Times Educational Supplement, they discuss their study of educational development from kindergarten to university made at first hand in Tashkent, Samarkand, Ashkhabad, and Stalinabad.

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Larby
Unknown: E. M. Williams
Unknown: Walter James
Unknown: Norman Larby

: ENGLISH SONGS

Helen Watts (contralto)
Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Contralto: Helen Watts
Piano: Ernest Lush

: TIME FOR VERSE

A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patric Dickinson
Reader, Kristin Linklater
The programme includes poems by William Blake and Walter de la Mare

Contributors

Produced By: Patric Dickinson
Reader: Kristin Linklater
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Walter de la Mare

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

The Donington Consort:
Sylvia Cleaver (violin) Penny Howard (violin)
Robert Donington (viola da gamba)
Harold Lester (harpsichord)

Contributors

Violin: Sylvia Cleaver
Violin: Penny Howard
Viola: Robert Donington
Harpsichord: Harold Lester

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