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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading taken from ' Asking for Trouble ' by Bruno SCOTT JAMES Reader, JOHN BAKER

Contributors

Reader: Bruno Scott James
Reader: John Baker

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: SUNDAY PAPERS

: MELODY ON STRINGS

London Studio STRINGS Conducted by REGINALD KILBEY

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Women of the Year: highlights from their speeches at the annual luncheon
How They Proposed: revelations from some women
Life in Australia:
IDA JENKINS answers questions
Success story: a young man who has achieved success by his own efforts talks to Jeanne Heal

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: SUNG MASS

in preparation for the opening of Vatican Council II from the Convent of Notre Dame,
Mount Pleasant, Liverpool
Celebrant,
Mor. T. G. McKENNA
Sermon by THE MOST REV. J. C HEENAN, D.D.
Roman Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool
The action of the Mass described by FR. PATRICK MCENROE
Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit Common of the Mass: Douce
Memoire (Lassus)
Motet: Non vos reliquam orphanos (Byrd)
Credo 1 (Plainsong)
The Choirs of Notre Dame Training College and Liverpool Cathedral
Choirmaster,
Christopher Symons
Organist, Sister Mary of the Holy Angels

Contributors

Unknown: T. G. McKenna
Unknown: J. C Heenan, D.D.
Unknown: Fr. Patrick McEnroe
Organist: Christopher Symons

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE The London Philharmonic Orchestra's thirtieth anniversary by CEDRIC WALLIS
Domenico Scarlatti 's keyboard music by STANLEY SADIE
Musical Profile: Michael Cielen by Barrie HALL

Contributors

Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Cedric Wallis
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Music By: Stanley Sadie
Unknown: Michael Cielen
Unknown: Barrie Hall

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Piano Quintet in E flat major,
Op. 44 (Schumann)
Isaac Stern (violin)
Alexander Schneider (violin) Milton Thomas (viola) Paul Tortelier (cello) Myra Hess (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Isaac Stern
Violin: Alexander Schneider
Viola: Milton Thomas
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Piano: Myra Hess

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, WALTER ALLEN
Broadcasting: JOHN BOWEN
Book: J. G. WEIGHTMAN
Art: BASIL TAYLOR
Film: DILYS POWELL
Theatre: Richard FINDLATER

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: John Bowen
Unknown: J. G. Weightman
Unknown: Richard Findlater

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas. Detailed forecast for the South-East

: THE NEWS

: BIRDS IN BRITAIN

Changing Fortunes
JAMES FISHER introduces a discussion on the varying status of British birds of prey

Contributors

Introduces: James Fisher

: CAN I HELP YOU?

What the Law says about: a topic of current interest
Introducing: an officer of the National Assistance Board
Helpful Books: reviewed by JANET MCLEOD
Money Matters: Advice for the small investor—1, by EDWARD LEADER Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Reviewed By: Janet McLeod
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

visits Hampshire FRED LOADS
BILL SOWERBUTTS
ALAN GEMMELL answer questions put by members of the Fleet Horticultural Society Question-Master,
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Question-Master: Franklin Engelmann

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

ILSE WOLF (soprano)
KATHLEEN JOYCE (contralto)
ROWLAND JONES (tenor)
GWYN GRIFFITHS (baritone)
ALAN HARVERSON (organ)
BBC CHORUS
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by MICHAEL GIELEN
Part 1
Gwyn Griffiths broadcasts by permission of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Soprano: Ilse Wolf
Contralto: Kathleen Joyce
Tenor: Rowland Jones
Baritone: Gwyn Griffiths
Baritone: Alan Harverson
Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Michael Gielen
Unknown: Gwyn Griffiths

: * The Interval PAINTING OF THE MONTH

In the fourth quarter of this year's series the genre to be discussed is
Landscape Painting
1: RUBENS 1577-1640
Landscape near Malines painted c. 16305 in the Barber Institute, Birmingham
. Speaker, ANDREW FORGE
Painter and Art Critic
Repeated on Thursday at 7.35 in Network Three
These broadcasts are part of a scheme for subscribers who are supplied every month with a colour print of the painting to be discussed, together with background notes and illustrations in black and white.
Details of the 1963 series can now be obtained from BBC Publications (Painting 1963), 35 Marylebone High Street. London. W.l. The subscription for 1963 has been reduced from 35s. to 30s... and this can be sent in now.

: * Symphony Concert

Part 2

: ON FILMS

A monthly magazine Introduced by David ROBINSON
Music for Billy Budd : ANTONY HOPKINS introduces passages from the music he composed for Peter Ustinov 's film
Screen Writer: JOHN MORTIMER talks to GORDON Gow about ' The Dock Brief ' and other films

Contributors

Introduced By: David Robinson
Unknown: Billy Budd
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Gordon Gow

: PETER PEARS

tenor with BENJAMIN BRITTEN (piano) A record of folk songs

Contributors

Piano: Benjamin Britten

: CASTLE ON THE BORDER

by MARGOT BENARY adapted for radio by MURIEL LEVY 2: Dream Castle Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Margot Benary
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Leni Winkelberg: Sian Davies
' Pippo ': Geoffrey Matthews
Frau Friderike Rode: Betty Hardy
Professor: Hubertus Rode
Doctor Fiirchtnit: Ronald Baddiley
Claus: Peter Harvey
Stefan Langner: Graham Tennant
John: Brian Trueman
Bill: Terry Dean
Marlies Marks: Louise Jervis

: THE LIVING BIBLE

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER reads from the Old Testament
1: The Creation-Adam and Eve on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Laurence Olivier

: WEATHER

Forecast for land areas. Detailed forecast for the South-East

: THE NEWS followed by RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of last week's events

: GRAND HOTEL

REGINALD LEOPOLD and the PALM COURT ORCHESTRA
Visiting artist, NANCY EVANS

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Nancy Evans

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Swann meets his Author
DONALD SWANN , the entertainer, talks and sings about the things that matter to him most His compositions of Church music, some of them specially composed for this programme, are sung by members of the LONDON BACH SOCIETY conducted by PAUL STEINITZ , D.MUS. with JOHN ALLDIS , A.R.C.O. at the organ Produced by PAUL OESTREICHER

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Swann
Conducted By: Paul Steinitz
Unknown: John Alldis
Produced By: Paul Oestreicher

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Providence (Row)
Night Refuge and Home by CATHERINE BOYLE
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
For more than 100 years Providence Row has offered a free night's lodging and food to the destitute. It also helps homeless families and women who are alone and in need of succour. It depends entirely on voluntary contributions.

Contributors

Unknown: Catherine Boyle
Unknown: Catherine Boyle
Unknown: Crispin Street

: RUDYARD KIPLING

The Finest Story in the World read by ALAN WHEATLEY
Charlie Mears , a young London bank clerk, has amazing memories of his past lives in a Greek galley and a Viking ship. Series arranged by Mollie Hardwick

Contributors

Read By: Alan Wheatley
Read By: Charlie Mears
Arranged By: Mollie Hardwick

: FRENCH SONGS

sung by ELISABETH ROBINSON (mezzo-soprano) with JOHN MATHESON (piano)

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano: Elisabeth Robinson
Piano: John Matheson

: THE NEWS

: WRITING FOR CHILDREN

† by ALAN BLAIKLEY
What kind of people are writing for children today? Why do they choose their particular audience? To what extent are they satisfying the requirements of children and the adults responsible for their reading? How natural is the step from juvenile to adult fiction? These are some of the questions investigated by Alan Blaikley in interviews with various authors, a children's librarian, a critic, a magazine editor, and others.

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Blaikley
Unknown: Alan Blaikley

: THE EPILOGUE

1 am the Bread of Life
Exodus 16, vv. 2-4, 12-15
Psalm 78, vv. 1-26 (Choral
Psalter)
St. John 6, w. 4-14, 26-35.
49-51
Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness (BBC H.B. 510)
St. John 6, vv. 54 and 58

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by FERNANDE KAESER (piano)
Second broadcast

Contributors

Piano: Fernande Kaeser

: Closedown









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