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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading taken from ' William Temple's Political Legacy' by John D. Carmichael and Harold S. Goodwin
† Reader, RICHARD LEECH

Contributors

Unknown: John D. Carmichael
Reader: Richard Leech

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: SUNDAY PAPERS

: MELODY ON STRINGS

† ALBANY STRINGS
Directed by REGINALD PURSGLOVE

Contributors

Directed By: Reginald Pursglove

: THE NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Michael Bentine : with suggestions for amusing the children in the holidays
Steve Race: explains and illustrates different types of jazz
Eaten Alive by Crows: CRYSTAL ROGERS describes her animal crusade in India
Naomi Jacob : talks about success and failure

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Introduced By: Michael Bentine
Talks: Naomi Jacob

: MORNING SERVICE

from Holy Trinity Church, Horwich, Bolton
Conducted by the Vicar, THE REV. G. V. H. ELLIOT
Preacher,
THE REV. WERNER PELZ
Hymns (from A and M. Rev):
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (382); The Church of God a kingdom is (254); Jesus shall reign where'er the sun (22)
Organist, W. H. Forrest

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Werner Pelz
Organist: W. H. Forrest

: MUSIC QUESTIONS

Listeners' queries discussed by ROGER FISKE , WILLIAM MANN
JOHN RUSSELL
Chairman, ROBERT IRWIN

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Fiske
Unknown: William Mann
Unknown: John Russell
Unknown: Robert Irwin

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Jota aragonesa (Spanish Overture No. 1) (Glinka)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by PAUL KLETZKI
The Maiden and the Nightingale (Goyescas) (Granados)
VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES (soprano)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conducted by ANATOLE FISTOULARI
Symphony espagnole (Lalo)
YEHUDI MENUHIN (violin) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA Conducted by SIR EUGENE GOOSSENS Bolero (Rauel)
PARIS CONSERVATOIRE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ANDRE CLUYTENS

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Kletzki
Soprano: Victoria de Los Angeles
Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens
Conducted By: Andre Cluytens

: THE CRITICS

Chairman. WALTER ALLEN
Film: DILYS POWELL
Theatre: LAURENCE KITCHIN
Broadcasting: LIONEL HALE Book: J. G. WEIGHTMAN
Art: EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Kitchin
Unknown: J. G. Weightman
Unknown: Edward Lucie-Smith

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: BIRDS OF THE AIR

The Street Pigeon A feature programme written and introduced by TERRY GOMPERTZ with DEREK GOODWIN
STANLEY CRAMP, and others

Contributors

Introduced By: Terry Gompertz
Unknown: Derek Goodwin

: HOOK, LINE AND SINKER

A casebook of operatic gullibility
3: The biter bit
Gramophone records introduced by SPIKE HUGHES

Contributors

Introduced By: Spike Hughes

: IN YOUR GARDEN

Gardening in Switzerland
Five programmes of horticultural reports from Switzerland
1: Roy HAY , ARTHUR BILLITT , and WILL INGWERSEN deal with the journey to Basle and visit a private garden in that city. They also go out to an experimental station at Pfeffingen on their way to Lenzburg Friday's broadcast in Network
Three

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Hay
Unknown: Arthur Billitt

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

RALPH HOLMES (violin)
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Led by Granville Casey
Conductor, NORMAN DEL MAR Part 1

Contributors

Violin: Ralph Holmes
Conductor: Granville Casey
Conductor: Norman Del Mar

: * The Interval DOUGLAS YOUNG

reflects on the humour of the Kingdom of Fife, his home county

: * Concert

Part 2

: THE SOMME DEATH RAY

The story of SGT. JAMES SHEARER , R.A.M.C. an ingenious inventor of World War I
Written by BOB KESTEN with Hugh Burden as narrator
Trader Faulkner as Sergeant Shearer
Produced by DAVID THOMSON Broadcast on January 22 in the series ' The Impostors '

Contributors

Unknown: Sgt. James Shearer
Written By: Bob Kesten
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Produced By: David Thomson
Recruiting Officer: John Forbes Robertson
The Colonel: Brian Wilde
The Captain: Frederick Treves
An eye-witness: Denys Blakelock
A scientist: Ian Lubbock
Sergeant Frost: David Graham
Colonel Kirke: Eric Anderson
A doctor: Norman Wynne

: FOR THE YOUNG TO BE CONTINUED....

The Witch Family by ELEANOR ESTES abridged by Naomi Lewis in five instalments read by PATRICIA HAYES
3: A Wish Come True
As the chief of all the witches had been fairly good, Amy and Clarissa drew her a new companion for her lonely house—a little witch girl, with a little broomstick and a tiny black cat of her own.

Contributors

Unknown: Eleanor Estes
Abridged By: Naomi Lewis
Read By: Patricia Hayes

: STORIES FROM THE BALLET

The story of Pineapple Poll told by PHILIP CUNNINGHAM to the music of Sullivan, arr. Mackerras on gramophone records
Script by Ursula Roseveare Produced by PEGGY BACON

Contributors

Told By: Philip Cunningham
Script By: Ursula Roseveare
Produced By: Peggy Bacon

: MY PART OF THE WORLD

Well-known writers talk about the part of the country in which they were born or for which they have a special affection 2: ALUN LLYWELYN-WILLIAMS
Gwynedd

: WORD AND MUSIC

Words in praise of God and hymns sung by people from different parts of the world 2: From Finland

: 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.

JACK SALISBURY
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Visiting artist, ALFRED SWAIN
From the De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Contributors

Artist: Alfred Swain

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: MINE OIL AND MY DRINK

This WAY OF LIFE programme is an imaginary episode in the life of one Hosea, a prophet Written for broadcasting by JACK SHEPHERD with Carleton Hobbs , Garard Green David Bird , June Tobin
Other parts, in the Prologue and Epilogue, played by Kenneth Dight and Charles Simon
Produced by HUBERT HOSKINS Broadcast on June 4, 1961

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Garard Green
Unknown: David Bird
Played By: Kenneth Dight
Played By: Charles Simon
Produced By: Hubert Hoskins
Magistrate: Carleton Hobbs
Clerk: Arthur Gomez
Gad: Philip Morant
Rachel: Janet Burnell
Hosea: David Bird
Daniel: Julian Somers
Corner: June Tobin
Joash: Garard Green

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Singleton and East Dean (West Sussex) Churches' Restoration Fund by DAME SYBIL THORNDIKE , D.B.E.
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
These two ancient Downland churches have been gravely threatened by damp, dry-rot, and the death-watch beetle. Much has been done to save both, but much remains. The people of Singleton and East Dean have raised almost £ 2,000. But each Church needs £ 1,000 more for urgent restorations.

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: Dame Sybil Thorndike

: BLEAK HOUSE

by Charles Dickens adapted for radio in thirteen parts and produced by R. D. SMITH
4: The Man from Shropshire
The Man from Shropshire is of a quarrelsome temper; he is irascible, he is not polite. But the Court of Chancery has driven him to what he is.
Cast in order of speaking:
Continued in next column
Other parts played by members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Dickens: James McKechnie
Ada: Jo Manning Wilson
Esther: Hilda Schrodea
Caddy: Isabel Rennie
Mr Jarndyce: Austin Trevor
Charley: Norma Griffin
Dr Alan Woodcourt: David March
Miss Flite: Sylvia Coleridge
Krook: John Hollis
Dr Baynham-Badger: Ian Lubrock
Mrs Baynham-Badger: Vlvienne Chatterton
Richard: William Eedle
Gridley: John Gabriel
Mr Turveydrop: Norman Claridge
Prince: Andrew Sachs
Old Lady: Elsa Palmer

: SCRAPBOOK FOR 1931

The Seeds of Time
Written and compiled by LESLIE BAILY
DAME NINETTE DE VALOIS The birth of Sadler's Wells Ballet
SIR HAROLD NICOLSON Ramsay MacDonald and the National Crisis
GRACIE FIELDS
Sally in our Alley
SIR LEONARD HUTTON and STANLEY MATTHEWS Teenagers in Sport MURIEL LESTER
Gandhi in London
ARTHUR TIETJEN
Emilio Scala wins the Irish Sweepstake JACK HAWKINS
' Autumn Crocus
IVOR BROWN ' Cavalcade '
KAYE DON
Fastest man on water
LYNTON FLETCHER
The Blattnerphone The voices of: RICHARD TAUBER , SONNIE HALE
JESSIE MATTHEWS , JACK BUCHANAN FLANAGAN and ALLEN with Geoffrey Lewis Charlotte Mitchell
Philip Guard, Lockwood West The pages turned by FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by VERNON HARRIS Broadcast on January 15, 1961

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Baily
Unknown: Sir Harold Nicolson
Unknown: Ramsay MacDonald
Unknown: Sir Leonard Hutton
Unknown: Arthur Tietjen
Unknown: Emilio Scala
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Lynton Fletcher
Unknown: Richard Tauber
Unknown: Sonnie Hale
Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Jack Buchanan
Unknown: Geoffrey Lewis
Produced By: Vernon Harris

: THE NEWS

: MAURICE CHEVALIER

in conversation with PENELOPE MORTIMER
COLIN MACINNES and CARL WILDMAN A longer version of Maurice Chevalier speaking frankly. broadcast tn May

Contributors

Unknown: Penelope Mortimer
Unknown: Colin MacInnes
Unknown: Carl Wildman
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier

: THE EPILOGUE

Jesus said: Behold I send you forth
Isaiah 52, vv. 7-10
Psalm 145, vv. 1-12
St. Luke 10. vv. 1-24
Lord, pour thy spirit from on high <BBC H.B. 224)
Acts 1, v. 8

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by ENDRE WOLF (violin)
CLIFTON HELLIWELL (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Endre Wolf
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: Closedown









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