A reading taken from ' The Greater Glory' by Alec R. Ellis
Reader, ROBERT RIETTY
MICHAEL DOBSON (oboe)
(piano and harpsichord)
LONDON Studio PLAYERS
Conducted by JOSEPH VANDERNOOT
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson.
Self-Interview: Spike Milligan.
The day I lost a trout: Honor Wyatt was working as assistant cook in a London pub.
British Orchestras: an enquiry by Arthur Jacobs.
Some twentieth-century women: Margaret Bourke-White, war correspondent and photographer.
from the Parish Church of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Conducted by the Vicar, CANON C. M. S. CLARKE
THE ARCHDEACON OF LEICESTER, THE VEN. R. BERKELEY COLE
Lessons: Isaiah 6, vv. 1-8;
Acts 9, vv. 1-8
Hymns (from A. and M.): Ye servants of God (704): Bright the vision that delighted (161); My God, how wonderful thou art (169)
Organist and Choirmaster, The Rev. Harold L. Barnes
Canon C. M. S.
Rev. Harold L.
A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by JULIAN HERBAGE
Norfolk and Norwich Triennial Festival by PAUL TILLEY
Shakespeare in Music
3-Macbeth, by Noel GOODWIN
Church Music in History and Practice book review by DAVID LUMSDEN
Musical Profile: Tamas Vasary by JOAN CHISSELL
A request programme of gramophone records
Overture: Iphigénie en Aulide (Gluck)
MUNICH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by ARTUR ROTHER
11.33* Harp Concerto in E minor (Reinecke)
NICANOR ZABALETA (harp) with the BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
11.56* Festive Prelude (Strauss)
BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by KARL BÖHM
Chairman, DILYS POWELL
Book; JOHN BOWEN
Art: GEORGE MELLY
Film: A. ALVAREZ
Theatre: LIONEL HALE
Broadcasting: BARBARA BRAY Repeated on Thursday at 3.0
A monthly programme reflecting life in the country with a Natural History contribution by ERIC SIMMS
Introduced by C. GORDON GLOVER
Produced by JOHN HASLAM
From My Post-Bag: SIR KENNETH THOMPSON , M.P.
More Questions About Money: answered by ARTHUR COATES
The Deserted Wife and the Matrimonial Home: PAMELA DEEDES explains how she stands
Residential Property and Planning Control: by A SOLICITOR
Introduced by ROBIN Holmes
Members of the Filey Garden Association put their questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Repeated Sat., 11.30 a.m.
NORMA PROCTER (contralto)
Male voices of the BBC NORTHERN SINGERS
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader. Reginald Stead
Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz
An Experiment in Memory by ELLEN HOLMES and her brother DAN TRESTON
Nellie and Dan were taken out to tea when they were little. They both remember the occasion clearly, but what sticks in their minds? In two separate talks. written without collaboration, their differences in character, in philosophy, and in their very different lives seem to have affected their memories differently.
PAUL CROPPER (viola)
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
Other parts played by members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company with the BBC WOMEN'S CHORUS
Conductor, Peter Gellhorn
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
Phemias, son of Homer; a Bard:
Nestor, aged King of Pylus:
Agamemnon, High King of Greece:
Odysseus, King of Ithaca:
Diomedes, King of Argos:
Hera, Mother of the Gods wife of Zeus:
Aphrodite, Goddess of Love:
Morpheus, God of Sleep:
Zeus, Father of the Gods:
Poseidon, God of the Sea:
Patroclus, Achilles' best friend:
Achilles, Prince of Phthia:
Hector, Commander-in-Chief of the Trojans:
Son of Nestor:
Thetis, a Sea-goddess, mother of Achilles:
Briseis, a captive slave-girl:
Priam, King of Troy:
Athene, Goddess of Wisdom:
with Louis Voss and HIS ORCHESTRA
followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
A summary of last week's events
REGINALD LEOPOLD AND THE PALM COURT ORCHESTRA
Visiting artist, DENIS DOWLING
Denis Dowling broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company
by ALISTAIR COOKE
Repeated on Monday at 9.5 a.m.
Week by week thousands of would-be ' pilgrims arrive in the Holy Land. Coach load upon coach load, they speed from one more or less authentic site to another, with hardly time to recollect that when the disciples went to Jesus's tomb, it was empty.
PAUL OESTREICHER takes us on a journey that began in Nazareth and ended in Jerusalem, in search not of the past but of enduring life and hope among the Jews, Arabs, and Christians of modern Israel
Appeal on behalf of Hephaistos School for the Education and Rehabilitation of Physically Disabled Boys by DEREK MCCULLOCH , O.B.E.
(Uncle Mac of the BBC)
Contributions, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]Hephaistos School trains intelligent boys with very severe physical disabilities so that they can make a life and career for themselves as far as their handicaps allow. Education is offered up to G.C.E. Advanced Level, and boys may be admitted at any age from five upwards. Money is needed for a new class-room block specially designed for use by boys in wheel-chairs.
by Anthony Trollope adapted for broadcasting in twelve episodes by H. OLDFIELD Box
For Lizzie Eustace events are shaping very well. Her fears that the police will discover the truth about the robberies are fading, and her cousin Frank, she feels. would readily make her his wife if only he weren'engaged 10 Lucy Morris.
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Introduced by ALAN KEITH with gramophone records of the most popular pieces of music chosen by listeners
A tribute from her friends
Mary Somerville , who died on September 1.1963, was one of radio's most remarkable personalities. Both as Director of School Broadcasting and later as Con. troller of BBC Talks Department she exerted a marked influence upon the course of broadcasting in this country. Some of her closer friends remember her in this farewell tribute.
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The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Wisdom 7, v. 26, to 8, v. 1
Psalm 90, vv. 1-3 and 10-17 (Broadcast psalter)
1 Corinthians 2, vv. 1-16, and 3. vv. 18-23
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (BBC H.B. 10)
James 1, v. 5
played by the GABRIELI ENSEMBLE
Keith Puddy (clarinet) Kenneth Sillito (violin) Keith Harvey (cello) John Streets (piano)