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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading taken from
' The Lord's Creed ' by George Ingle
Reader, ROBERT RIETTY

Contributors

Reader: Robert Rietty

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SUNDAY PAPERS

: Music Tapestry

THE MICHAEL KREIN SAXOPHONE QUARTET
EDWARD RUBACH (piano)
London STUDIO PLAYERS
Conducted by LEIGHTON Lucas

Contributors

Conducted By: Leighton Lucas

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Beginner talks to Expert: a young student of journalism talks to ANNE SHARPLEY
The Young Idea: a point of view from an under-thirty
An Australian Journey: Kaye WEBB
John is a Mongol Baby: reflections from his mother and comment from a doctor

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Kaye Webb

: MORNING SERVICE

From Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London
Preacher,
THE REV. DR. HOWARD WILLIAMS
Lessons: Isaiah 40, vv. 25-31;
Ephesians 3, vv. 8-21
Hymns (from the Baptist Hymn
Book): God is in his temple (41); Father, in whom we live (38); Thou whose almighty word (46); We praise, we worship thee, 0 God (33)
Organist, GERALD BARNES

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Dr. Howard Williams
Organist: Gerald Barnes

: THE NEW ANDORRA

NEIL BRUCE describes how the modern world has caught up with Andorra, which used to be his favourite small country -' a splendid and complete anachronism '

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Bruce

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

Edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE Thirty Years of Glyndebourne by HAROLD ROSENTHAL
Hoist (1874-1934) today by DONALD MITCHELL
Tricks of the Trade 5: Face-lifting by SIDNEY HARRISON

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal
Unknown: Donald Mitchell
Unknown: Sidney Harrison

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Octet for wind instruments (Stravinsky)
Ensemble conducted by THE COMPOSER
11.52* Three Songs of Travel (Vaughan Williams)
The Roadside Fire; Whither must I wander: I have trod the upward and the downward slope JOHN SHIRLEY-QUIRK (baritone)
VIOLA TUNNARD (piano)
12.1* Three Shanties for wind quintet (Arnold)
LONDON WIND QUINTET

Contributors

Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk

: THE CRITICS

Chairman, DILYS POWELL
Broadcasting: BARBARA BRAY
Book: JOHN BOWEN
Art: GEORGE MELLY
Film: A. ALVAREZ
Theatre: LIONEL HALE
Repeated on Thursday at 3.0

Contributors

Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: John Bowen
Unknown: George Melly

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by ERIC HOBBIS , MAXWELL KNIGHT and RALPH WIGHTMAN
Question-Master, DEREK JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Derek Jones

: CAN I HELP YOU?

Policemen and Citizens: C. R. HEWITT on ' Judges' Rules '
Deeds of Covenant: a barrister explains
With Holidays in Mind: JOAN PYPER enquires into facilities for learning to swim
Ground Rents and Tax: by ALAN ROYLE of the Inland Revenue
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown: C. R. Hewitt
Unknown: Joan Pyper
Unknown: Alan Royle
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Introduced by FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL answer questions put by members of the Hillsborough and District Horticultural Society in Northern Ireland

Contributors

Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

BBC SYMPHONY Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conductor,
Antal Dorati
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: * The Interval THREE BACK IN A BOAT

by KEITH WILLIAMS who, with some friends, takes a trip back up the Thames in both the style and direction of Jerome K. Jerome

Contributors

Unknown: Keith Williams
Unknown: Jerome K. Jerome

: Symphony Concert

Part 2
Applications for tickets for future concerts may be sent to [address removed]. enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

: THE SUNDAY PLAY The Anger of Achilles

An epic for radio in three parts by Robert Graves from his translation of Homer's Iliad
Music by ROBERTO GERHARD with Robert Hardy , Denis Quilley Maurice Denham , John Slater
Part Two
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company with the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, RAE JENKINS
Scene: A Greek courtyard Time: 650 B.C.
Produced by RAYMOND RAIKES
Robert Hardy is in A Severed Head' at the Criterion Theatre, London
Part 3: May 31

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Graves
Music By: Roberto Gerhard
Unknown: Robert Hardy
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: John Slater
Produced By: Raymond Raikes
Produced By: Robert Hardy
A King: Willlam Fox
Phemias, son of Homer a bard: Denis Qullley
Paris, Prince of Troy: Trader Faulkner
Menelaus, King of Sparta: John Boxer
Hector, Commander-in-Chief of the Trojans: Gabriel Woolf
Agamemnon, High King of Greece: Maurice Denham
Aphrodite, Goddess of Love: Christina Gray
Helen, wife of Menelaus: Jane Wenham
Athene, Goddess of Wisdom: Jill Balcon
Nestor, aged King of Pylus: Norman Shelley
Hecuba, mother of Hector of Troy: Olga Lindo
Andromache, wife of Hector: Nicolette Bernard
Hera, Mother of the Gods, wife Of Zeus: Isla Cameron
Zeus, Father of the Gods: Francis de Wolff
Achilles, Prince of Phthia: Robert Hardy
Odysseus, King of Ithaca: John Slater
Diomedes, King of Argos and Tiryns: Alan Haines
Patroclus, Achilles' best friend: Kevin Flood
Polydamas, a Trojan councillor: Bruce Beeby

: A CONTINENTAL RENDEZVOUS

with LOUIS VOSS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: 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

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: JOHN CALVIN Killjoy or prophet?

A feature programme to mark the quatereentenary of his death
Written by ELIZABETH WHITLEY
Narrator, JOHN YOUNG
Other speakers:
BRYDEN MURDOCH
SHEILA LATIMER
GERARD SLEVIN
JAMESON CLARK
RICHARD FINDLAY
MAUREEN MORRIS
Produced by THE REV. WILSON ANDERSON

Contributors

Written By: Elizabeth Whitley
Narrator: John Young
Unknown: Bryden Murdoch
Unknown: Sheila Latimer
Unknown: Gerard Slevin
Unknown: Jameson Clark
Unknown: Richard Findlay
Unknown: Maureen Morris
Unknown: Rev. Wilson Anderson

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Society for Autistic Children by PETER FINCH
Contributions, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed] Autistic children are withdrawn in social relationships and have severe difficulties of speech and understanding. The Society is concerned with educational and remedial problems, including special schools, research, counselling, and case work services. It is entirely voluntary and is in need of funds to expand its work.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Peter Finch

: THE EUSTACE DIAMONDS

by Anthony Trollope adapted in twelve episodes by H. OLDFIELD Box
Twice has Lizzie Eustace been robbed; twice she has deceived the police and the magistrates about the robberies. And now. at her house in Mount Street, she lies in bed. actually ill with anxiety.
Episode 10
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: H. Oldfield
Unknown: Lizzie Eustace
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Narrator: Simon Lack
Lizzie Eustace: Belle Chrystall
Frank Greystock: Gabriel Woolf
Sarah: Eva Stuart
Mr Emilius: Gordon Faith
Mr Camperdown: James Thomason
Lord Fawn: Rolf Lefebvre
Lady Fawn: Olga Lindo
Mrs Hittaway: Valerie Kirkbright
Lucy Morris: Sheila Grant

: BBC SYMPHONY CONCERT

BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire Conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
From the New Theatre. Oxford followed by an interlude

Contributors

Leader: Hugh Maguire
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli

: THE NEWS

: THE PARTLY BLIND

One in every twelve men is colour-blind. Is this minority neglected in modern society?
HUGH BUTLER himself colour-blind, questions experts about the extent of his handicap, and the ways in which it can be minimised
See page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Butler

: THE EPILOGUE

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations
St. Matthew 28, vv. 16-20
Psalm 99 (Broadcast psalter)
Isaiah 2, vv. 2-5; 1 Chronicles
16, vv. 23-36
I bind unto myself today (BBC
H.B. 170)
Psalm 108, v. 3

: NEWS SUMMARY

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Mozart and Ravel
Trio in C major (K.548).Mozart
11.18* Trio in A minor....Ravel
† PINI-ARIELI TRIO
Carl Pini (violin)
Anthony Pini (cello) Celia Arieli (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Carl Pini
Cello: Anthony Pini
Piano: Celia Arieli

: Closedown









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