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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading taken from ' The Sermon on the Mount and its Application ' by James Wood Reader. JOHN WESTBROOK

Contributors

Reader: James Wood
Reader: John Westbrook

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: SUNDAY PAPERS

: MELODY ON STRINGS

LONDON STUDIO STRINGS Conducted by REGINALD KILBEY

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: THE NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
A View of My County: JOHN ARLOTT on Hampshire
Keeping It Stately: LADY GEORGINA COLERIDGE questions The DUCHESS OF BEDFORD and LADY CECILIA HOWARD
Continued in next column
New Ideas: FRANK GEORGE describes the development of teaching machines
Where did she get that voicer JOYCE GRENFELL and WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS try to guess

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Georgina Coleridge
Unknown: Lady Cecilia Howard
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas

: MORNING SERVICE

from
St. Angela's Roman Catholic
Convent, Forest Gate, London Conducted by FR. BERNARD BASSET, S.J. with the Choirs of the Convent Director, Marie Nicholson and St. Bonaventure's School
Psalms (Gelineau): Defend me,
0 God. and plead my cause (42); The Lord is my Shepherd (22)
Kyrie Eleison (Barret in E flat) Regina Coeli (Webbe)
Scripture readings
1 Peter 4; St. John 15 and 16 Hymns (from W.H.): Now that the day-star glimmers bright (162); Crown him with many crowns (98)
Choirmaster,
Fr. Benedict O'Halloran , o.f.m.
Organist, Mother Cecily

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Nicholson
Unknown: Kyrie Eleison
Unknown: Regina Coeli
Choirmaster: Fr. Benedict O'Halloran
Organist: Mother Cecily

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by ANNA INSTONE and JULIAN HERBAGE
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE The Rite of Spring (produced May 29, 1913): by ROLLO MYERS Musical Profile: Van Cliburn by JACK HENDERSON
Meyerbeer and the Paris Opera: by MARTIN COOPER
Vaughan Williams : book review by SCOTT GODDARD

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Rollo Myers
Unknown: Van Cliburn
Unknown: Jack Henderson
Unknown: Martin Cooper
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Scott Goddard

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Overture: The Mastersingers (Wagner)
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by ANTAL DORATI
Violin Concerto in E minor. Op. 64 (Mendelssohn)
RUGGIERO Ricci (violin)
London SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by PIERINO GAMBA
Merry Waltz (Klemperer)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by THE COMPOSER

Contributors

Conducted By: Antal Dorati
Violin: Ruggiero Ricci
Conducted By: Pierino Gamba

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, J. W. LAMBERT
Film: ROBERT ROBINSON
Theatre:PHILIP HOPE-WALLACE
Broadcasting: JACQUES BRUNIUS
Book: RICHARD FINDLATER
Art: J. M. RICHARDS

Contributors

Unknown: J. W. Lambert
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Jacques Brunius
Unknown: Richard Findlater
Unknown: J. M. Richards

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: THE COUNTRYSIDE IN MAY

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country with a natural history contribution by ERIC SIMMS Introduced by C. GORDON GLOVER Produced by ARTHUR PHILLIPS

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simms
Introduced By: C. Gordon Glover
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: CAN I HELP YOU?

You ask us questions about Wills: and some are answered by MILDRED COOPER
From My Postbag: DOUGLAS HOUGHTON, M.P .
Litter and the Law: by ELIZABETH MITCHELL
Money Matters: more advice from V H. FRANK for people about to retire Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown: Mildred Cooper
Unknown: Douglas Houghton, M.P
Unknown: Elizabeth Mitchell
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

visits
The Isle of Man
Gardening enthusiasts in Sulby put their questions to
FRED LOADS , BILL SOWERBUTTS
ALAN GEMMELL Question-Master,
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN

Contributors

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

: BRUCKNER

Symphony No. 7, in E major played by the NETHERLANDS RADIO
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by FRANZ-PAUL DECKER
Recording made available by courtesy of Stichting Nederlandsche Radio Unie

Contributors

Conducted By: Franz-Paul Decker

: FRIENDS AND CONTEMPORARIES

From the BBC Sound Archives
Sir Malcolm Sargent introduces a selection of the recorded voices of his acquaintance
Including:
SIR THOMAS BEECHAM
LORD BOOTHBY
BUD FLANAGAN
BENNO MOISEIWITSCH
RALPH VAUGHAN Williams
Produced by DENYS GUEROULT Broadcast on May 16

Contributors

Introduces: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Lord Boothby
Unknown: Bud Flanagan
Unknown: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: A CONVERSATION WITH LANGSTON HUGHES

Recorded in New York by D. G. BRIDSON
Langston Hughes tells how he first came to write poetry, and how his career as a writer developed. He discusses how his work has been influenced by Negro spirituals, Blues, and work songs, and also gives his impressions of life in Harlem today and the changing status of the Negro in American society.
Shortened version of the two programmes first broadcast in the Third Programme on April 28 and May ft. 1962

Contributors

Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: Langston Hughes

: FOR THE YOUNG UNDER THE RED ROBE

The historical novel by STANLEY WEYMAN adapted for broadcasting in six parts by NAN MACDONALD with Jack May and Carleton Hobbs
6: The Road to Paris
Other parts played by Norman Somers , Ronald Harvi John Wardle Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Novel By: Stanley Weyman
Unknown: Nan MacDonald
Unknown: Jack May
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Played By: Norman Somers
Played By: Ronald Harvi
Played By: John Wardle
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Gil de Berault, the storyteller: Jack May
Henri de Cocheforêt: Ralph Hallett
Mademoiselle, his sister: Judith Bradshaw
Cardinal Richelieu: Carleton Hobbs
Frison, the dwarf tailor: Joseph Holmes

: THE LIVING BIBLE

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER reads from the Old Testament
5: Daniel; Jonah 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, JOSEPH WARD

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Joseph Ward

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

Christians think about their faith and its living expression Henry Edward
Cardinal Manning
The First Vatican Council took place in 1870, and in the discussions and controversies behind the Council two Englishmen were prominent, Cardinal Manning, the Archbishop of Westminster, and Cardinal Newman, the Oxford scholar.
This is the second of two programmes in which the life and thought of these two great Englishmen are considered within the context of the present Vatican Council II.
Script by FATHER WILLIAM PURDY, Ph.D. Produced by AGNELLUS ANDREW, O.F.M.

Contributors

Script By: Father William Purdy, Ph.D.
Produced By: Agnellus Andrew, O.F.M.

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Children's Aid Society by KENNETH HORNE
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
Established more than a hundred years ago, the Society maintains small, happy, family homes for children of all ages who have been denied the advantages of normal home life. £30,000 a year is needed to carry on this work

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Unknown: Kenneth Horne

: MUSIC FOR WIND INSTRUMENTS

played by the PORTIA WIND ENSEMBLE Mary Ryan (flute) Patricia Lynden
(flute and piccolo)
Mary Murdoch (oboe) Rosemary Wells
(oboe and cor anglais) Thea King (clarinet)
Daphne Down (clarinet) Deirdre Dundas-Grant (bassoon)
Jane Bennett (bassoon) Valerie Smith (horn)
Rosamond Howard (horn) conducted by THE COMPOSER first broadcast performance

Contributors

Flute: Mary Ryan
Flute: Patricia Lynden
Oboe: Mary Murdoch
Oboe: Rosemary Wells
Clarinet: Daphne Down
Bassoon: Deirdre Dundas-Grant
Bassoon: Jane Bennett
Horn: Valerie Smith
Horn: Rosamond Howard

: PEOPLE TODAY

Wally Thomas
R.A.F. Bomb Disposal
' The fire below my feet suddenly exploded. It felt as if two hooks were embedded in my eyes and dragging me upwards, while a fierce whisde blew in my ears. I felt " so this is what it's like to die." ' Introduced by:LEIGH CRUTCHLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Wally Thomas
Introduced By: Leigh Crutchley

: THE NEWS

: THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL

by Oscar Wilde read by RALPH RICHARDSON followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Read By: Ralph Richardson

: THE EPILOGUE

Thou didst crown him with glory and honour
Isaiah 53, vv. 7-11
Psalm 8 (Broadcast psalter)
Revelation 4, v. 1, to 5, v. 10 Rejoice, the Lord is King
(BBC H.B. 128)
Revelation 5, v. 13

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Dvorak
Quintet in A major played by the AMADEUS STRING QUARTET Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidlnf (viola) Martin Lovett (cello) with Celia Arieli (piano) Second broadcast

Contributors

Violin: Norbert Brainin
Viola: Peter Schidlnf
Cello: Martin Lovett
Piano: Celia Arieli

: Closedown









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