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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading taken from
' The Purple Headed Mountain ' by Martin Thornton
Reader, Robert Rietty

Contributors

Reader: Robert Rietty

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC TAPESTRY

London Studio Players
Conducted by Jean Pougnet
Edward Rubach
(piano and harpsichord)

Contributors

Conducted By: Jean Pougnet
Piano: Edward Rubach

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Keeping Your Hair On: Tim Bowden enquires into baldness
How Does It Feel?: Diana Graves asks this question of recent winners of a football pool
Who Cares ? : A discussion about the ways in which people can help children ' in care '
Glimpses of Great Women: 3: Dame Nellie Melba , a great voice

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Tim Bowden
Unknown: Diana Graves
Unknown: Dame Nellie Melba

: MORNING SERVICE

Sermons for Lent
1: The Warfare of the Spirit for Racial Equality
Preacher, the Rev. James Matheson
From Troon Old Parish Church, Ayrshire
Opening devotions led by the Parish Minister, the Rev. Allan Young
Metrical Psalm 100: All people that on earth do dwell (Tune, Old Hundredth)
Call to Prayer: Prayers Scripture Lesson
Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire (C.H. 196: Tune, St. Columba)
Sermon
When I survey the wondrous Cross
(C.H. 106: Tune, Rockingham)
Prayers: the Lord's Prayer
Ye servants of God (C.H. 168: Tune,
Laudate Dominum)
Blessing
Organist. George T. McRorie

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. James Matheson
Unknown: Rev. Allan Young
Organist: George T. McRorie

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Simple Symphony (Britten)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Piano Concerto No. 2, in G minor (Saint-Saens)
Artur Rubinstein
Symphony of the Air Orchestra Conducted by Alfred Wallenstein
Overture: The Silken Ladder (Rossini)
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Antal Dorati

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Conducted By: Alfred Wallenstein
Conducted By: Antal Dorati

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage Beethoven's Songs by Martin Cooper
Jacques Francois Halevy (1799-1861) by Denis Stevens
Musical Profile: Lili Kraus by Harold Rutland
The Great Harp of Ireland by Joan Rimmer

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Songs By: Martin Cooper
Songs By: Jacques Francois Halevy
Unknown: Denis Stevens
Unknown: Lili Kraus
Unknown: Harold Rutland
Unknown: Joan Rimmer

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, Philip Hope-Wallace
Broadcasting: Jacques Brunius
Book: J. W. Lambert
Art: Eric Newton
Film: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Richard Findlater

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Newton
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Richard Findlater

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: COUNTRY QUESTIONS

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Ernest Neal and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Vincent Waite Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Ernest Neal
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Vincent Waite
Produced By: Bill Coysh

: CAN I HELP YOU ?

Information and advice on legal, social, and financial problems
Ending Hire Purchase Agreements: Pamela Deedes
Damages for Personal Injury: Rupert Townshend-Rose
Service in a Pub: Guy Nay lor
Letters from the Postbag: Edward Leader
Presented by Marjory Todd

Contributors

Unknown: Pamela Deedes
Presented By: Marjory Todd

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

visits Yorkshire
Franklin Engelmann invites members of Kimberworth Park Estate Garden Society, Rotherham to put their questions to
Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell
ON THE SCIENTIFIC SIDE
Attracting Insects
This week Alan Gemmell describes a new idea, which might have possibilities in the control of viruses spread by insects, and might even help in the control of insect pests.
Arranged by Peter Anderson

Contributors

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

: SUNDAY CONCERT

BBC Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Part 1

Prelude to The Kingdom - Elgar
Psalm 150 - John Greenwood
Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis - Vaughan Williams
The Hymn of Jesus - Holst

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult

: CORK BY CLIP-CLOP

by Maurice Hussey
A horse-drawn caravan in Southern Ireland provided a different view of the country and a different kind of holiday.

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Hussey

: CONCERT

Part 2

: JOHNNY'S JOLT

How do you learn to ski? What sort of people go ski-ing? Why? What are the chances of survival on the nursery slopes?
Johnny Morris answers some of these questions and describes his experiences at a winter sports resort in Austria Presented by Brian Patten
An omnibus version of the four programmes broadcast in the last four weeks

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Morris
Presented By: Brian Patten

: JOERG DEMUS

piano plays movements from
Debussy's ' Children's Corner ' on a gramophone record

: THE SECRET GARDEN

The novel by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT adapted as a new radio play in six episodes by John Keir Cross
4: A Young Rajah
Mary's loneliness ebbed still further away from her in that strange old house on the great Yorkshire moors. But her heart was troubled too as she watched pale Colin fall asleep ... it was troubled in the thought that she had had to tell him of the garden which might therefore be no longer a secret garden.
Produced by DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Novel By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Unknown: John Keir Cross
Produced By: David Davis
The Storyteller: David Davis
Mary Lennox: Kika Markham
Colin Craven: June Tobin
Martha: Pat Pleasance
Dickon: Martin Starkie
Mrs Medlock: Kathleen Helme
Dr Craven: Leslie Perrins
The Robin: Percy Edwards

: COME HITHER

Poetry in the afternoon chosen and introduced by Rumer Godden
5: Garden and House
' I'll tell you whence the Rose did first grow red
And whence the Lily whiteness borrowed '
Readers :
Rumer Godden. Alan Wheatley and David Davis

Contributors

Introduced By: Rumer Godden
Readers: Rumer Godden.
Readers: Alan Wheatley
Readers: David Davis

: THINKING ALOUD

About Lent
Four talks by the Rev. Raymond Short
2: Why do we have to try so hard?

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Raymond Short

: 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,
Marion Studholme

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Marion Studholme

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
A HAPPY PLACE
The Story of Little Gidding written by Keri Lewis
The seventeenth-century community at Little Gidding is something unique in the history of the Church. Nicholas Ferrar and his family pursued holiness as entirely as any religious order. They sought seclusion, but many visitors, including King Charles 1, were drawn to Little Gidding, which has since then been an inspiration to many generations of Christians.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Production by PAUL OESTREICHER

Contributors

Written By: Keri Lewis
Production By: Paul Oestreicher
Nicholas Ferrar: John Wood
John Ferrar: Godfrey Kenton
Narrator: Anthony Viccars

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of The Missions to Seamen by Franklin Engelmann
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Franklin Engel

: PENDENNIS

by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY dramatised as a serial for broadcasting in thirteen parts by Howard Agg
On returning to London after his holiday abroad with Helen Pendennis , Pen, and George Warrington , Major Pendennis calls on Lady Clavering who tells him that Sir Francis, her husband, is heavily in debt. The Major finds out that the man behind Sir Francis's excesses is a Colonel Altamont. When the Major meets the alleged Colonel he realises that he is John Amory , Lady Clavering's first husband. The Major promises Sir Francis not to expose him if he will go abroad and give up his seat in Parliament to Pen.
11: Plot and Counterplot
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Unknown: Howard Agg
Unknown: Helen Pendennis
Unknown: George Warrington
Unknown: John Amory
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Major Pendennis: Ronald Baddiley
Arthur Pendennis: John Rye
Helen Pendennis: Joan Matheson
Laura Bell: Beryl Calder
George Warrington: Peter Coke
Morgan: Will Leighton
Fowler: James Thomason

: MISCHA ELMAN

violin with Joseph Seiger (piano)
Recorded broadcast of Nov. 5, 1961

Contributors

Piano: Joseph Seiger

: THE NEWS

: PEOPLE TODAY

Mischa Elman in conversation with Irene Slade
A made during
Mr. Elman's latest visit to London
See page 10

Contributors

Unknown: Mischa Elman
Unknown: Irene Slade

: BOCCHERINI

Trio in G major played by members of the Carmirelli Quartet on a gramophone record

Contributors

Unknown: Carmirelli Quartet

: THE EPILOGUE

Behold a sower went forth to sow
Jeremiah 31, vv. 23-2S
Psalm 147. w. 7-20
St. Matthew 13, vv. 1-23
Almighty God , thy word is cast
(BBC H.B. 188)
2 Corinthians 9, v. 10

Contributors

Unknown: Almighty God

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: app. MUSIC AT NIGHT

Schubert
Sonata in A minor (D.845) played by Alasdair Graham (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Alasdair Graham

: Closedown









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