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: THE FIRST DAYOF THE WEEK

A reading taken from
' Equality and Excellence' by Daniel Jenkins
Reader, Preston Lockwood

Contributors

Reader: Daniel Jenkins
Reader: Preston Lockwood

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC TAPESTRY

London Studio Players
Conducted by Michael Krein with John Williams (guitar)
Edward Rubach (piano)

Contributors

Conducted By: Michael Krein
Guitar: John Williams
Piano: Edward Rubach

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Knock at the Door: Gordon Gow visits a ski school
The sort of youngster we look for: three provincial newspaper editors give their views
Letter to Someone Else's
Daughter: from Janet Teissier du Cros
The Quality of Mercy: Marjorie Anderson continues her search

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Janet Teissier
Unknown: Marjorie Anderson

: MORNING SERVICE

Conducted by Archbishop T. D. Roberts , S.J. of Farm Street Roman Catholic Church, London
Assisted by Father Thomas Murray , s.J. with the St. Gabriel Singers Christian Reconciliation
Now that the day-star glimmers bright (W.H. 162)
Our Father: Hail Mary; Prayers from Prime
Reading from Matthew 5
Kyrie Eleison (Aeterni Christi munera: Palaestrina)
Talk
To the Lord in the hour of my distress (Psalm 119: Gelineau)
Scripture Meditation
Agnus Dei (Mass: Quo abiit dilectus tuus: de Manchicourt)
Prayers: Blessing
To Christ, the Prince of Peace
(W.H. 86)
Choirmaster, Father Wilfrid Purney
Organist, Diana Burton

Contributors

Unknown: T. D. Roberts
Assisted By: Father Thomas Murray
Choirmaster: Father Wilfrid Purney
Organist: Diana Burton

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Solveig's Cradle Song (Peer Gynt,
Act 5) (Grieg)
Erna Spoorenberg (soprano) The Hague Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Willem van Otterloo
Symphony No. 1, in G minor (Winter
Dreams) (Tchaikovsky)
U.S.S.R. State Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Konstantin Ivanov

Contributors

Soprano: Erna Spoorenberg
Conducted By: Willem van Otterloo
Conducted By: Konstantin Ivanov

: Music magazine

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
"Delius and his Friends" by Felix Aprahamian
"Schoenberg's String Quartets" by Humphrey Searle
"Purcell's Dramatic Music" and "The Baroque Concerto": book reviews by Jeremy Noble
Musical Profile: "The Polyphon" by Bruce Angrave

Contributors

Editor: Anna Instone
Editor: Julian Herbage
Introduced by: Julian Herbage
Speaker: Felix Aprahamian
Speaker: Humphrey Searle
Reviewer: Jeremy Noble
Speaker: Bruce Angrave

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, Walter Allen
Theatre: Eric Keown
Broadcasting: Stephen Potter
Book: Alan Brien
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Roger Manvell
Repeated on Thursday at 3.20

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Alan Brien
Unknown: Roger Manvell

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: THE COUNTRYSIDEIN JANUARY

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country including
Sounds of the Month
Reports from the Countryside
A Natural History contribution by Eric Simms
Introduced by C. Gordon Glover Produced by Phyllis Robinson

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simms
Introduced By: C. Gordon Glover
Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

: CAN I HELP YOU?

Information and advice on legal social, and financial problems
The National Assistance Scheme: an Officer of the Board
Having things dry cleaned: Aubrey Diamond
Wills: Rupert Townshend-Rose
Miscellaneous Income Tax Allowances: Edward Leader
Presented by Marjory Todd

Contributors

Presented By: Marjory Todd

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

visits Oxfordshire
Franklin Engelmann invites gardening enthusiasts from Yarnton and district to put their questions to
Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell
Arranged by Peter Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Arranged By: Peter Anderson

: Sunday Symphony Concert

Friedrich Wührer (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Michael Gielen
Part 1

Contributors

Pianist: Friedrich Wührer
Conductor: Michael Gielen

: ONE SUNDAY MORNING

A true story about life in French New Caledonia by Reginald L. Ottley
'Assan swung a blow, but missed. The fleshy part of his arm scragged across my face. Then LaRouche groped for his knife. He kept one hand on Assan's throat the other inched along his belt. I caught his wrist but the sweaty skin slipped ... '

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald L. Ottley

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2

: THE SPOKEN WORD

'The microphone is a friendly way of introducing us to people whom we could not otherwise meet-especially those who live behind a barrier of fame, or on the mountain tops of greatness, too high for us to climb without this new device.'
An anthology of famous wireless talks of the past
Chosen and introduced by Richard Church
Last of three programmes
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Church
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: TWO'S COMPANY

The love duet from Act 1 of Verdi's opera ' Otello ' sung by Renata Tebaldi (soprano) and Mario del Monaco (tener) with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Herbert von Karajan on a gramophone record

Contributors

Soprano: Renata Tebaldi
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan

: THE JUST SO STORIES

by RUDYARD KIPLING adapted for broadcasting by Maurice Brown
5: How the first letter was written
Produced by Josephine Plummer
Recorded broadcast of March 16, 1959

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Maurice Brown
Produced By: Josephine Plummer
Teshumai: Betty Hardy
Tegumai: William Fox
Taffy: Jane Asher
Stranger-man: Cyril Shaps
Head Chief: Geoffrey Wincott
Neolithic Ladies: Armine Sandford
Neolithic Ladies: Kathleen Helme
,Neolithic Ladies: Rosamond Barnes
The Storyteller: David Davis

: I'LL SING YOU ONE O!

British Ballads from far and wide chosen and introduced by Peter Kennedy with illustrations on' records

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Kennedy

: THINKING ALOUD

Open Your Eyes
Five talks by the Rev. Kenneth Underwood
6: Light

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Kenneth Underwood

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

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

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist, Mary Thomas

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Mary Thomas

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke
Repeated en Monday at 9.10 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
THE BEAl'TV OF HOLINESS
The life story of a little-known English saint of the twentieth century
William of Glasshampton told by those who knew him and through his personal writings
Those taking part include:
The Rev. Gilbert Shaw
The Rt. Rev. Cuthbert Bardsley Bishop of Coventry
Extracts from the letters of Fr. William read by Fr. Geoffrey Curtis
Community of the Resurrection Introduced and produced by Richard Maddock

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Gilbert Shaw
Unknown: Rev. Cuthbert Bardsley
Produced By: Richard Maddock

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Commonwealth Society for the Deaf by John Betjeman
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to John Betjeman , Esq., [address removed]
The Society seeks to provide deaf people in other parts of the Commonwealth with the same opportunities, such as teachers, schools, and medical assistance, as may be found in the United Kingdom.

Contributors

Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: John Betjeman

: PENDENNIS

by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY dramatised as a serial in thirteen parts by Howard Agg
After an unhappy love affair with Blanche Amory , the daughter of Lady Clavering, Arthur Pendennis is determined to quit the hum-drum life of Fairoaks and the gossip of Clavering and go to London where he intends to enter for the law.
5: The Pleasure Garden
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Repeated on Tuesday at 3.0

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Unknown: Howard Agg
Unknown: Blanche Amory
Unknown: Arthur Pendennis
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Laura Bell: Beryl Calder
Arthur Pendennis: John Rye
Lowton: Kenneth Dight
George Warrington: Peter Coke
Major Pendennis: Ronald Baddiley
Morgan: Will Leighton
Mr Bacon: Rolf Lefebvre
Mr Hack: Haydn Jones

: DELIUS- ONE HUNDRED

A radio portrait of Frederick Delius
See panel and page 10

Contributors

Unknown: Frederick Delius

: THE NEWS

: BERNARD SHAW'S SECRETARY

Blanche Patch in conversation with Harold Wilshaw
For nearly thirty years, Blanche Patch was secretary to G.B.S. and put up with his eccentricity, his fads, and the general air of commotion that surrounded him. Miss Patch talks about the non-literary side of Shaw's life.
Production by John Tusa
See page 10

Contributors

Unknown: Blanche Patch
Production By: John Tusa

: SARASATE

Zigeunerweisen played by Alfredo Campoli (violin)
London Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Pierino Gamba on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin: Alfredo Campoli
Conducted By: Pierino Gamba

: THE EPILOGUE

Light is come into the world
Isaiah 50. vv. 4-10
Psalm 36 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 3, vv. 1-21
Blessed Jesus, at thy word (BBC
H.B. 257)
1 John 5. v. 20

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Hans Pfitzner
Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. 1 played by the St. Cecilia Duo
Norman Jones (cello) Robin Wood (piano)
Recorded broadcast of August 21, 1961, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Pfitzner
Cello: Norman Jones
Piano: Robin Wood

: Closedown









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