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The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO
Talks by THE REV. WILFRED BRIDGE
4: The Larger Place of the Cross
A true story written and told by Stephen Grenfell as seen by Cathryn Grenfell
An author is moved by an irresistible compulsion to write a documentary programme about blind children. Because he does not feel able to go among these children and discover truly their problems and their way of life he sends his eight-and-a-half-year-old daughter to a nursery school for small blind children. \
Produced by ALAN BURGESS
Broadcast on March 14
Cathryn Grenfell (in the present):
Cathryn Grenfell as a child Jo:
ELSPETH GRAY has recently retired after more than thirty years' work in the Women's Probation Service at Marlborough Street Court, Soho. Many of her probationers were prostitutes and shoplifters who later wrote to her about their lives.
Interviewer. LESLIE SMITH
Produced by David Glencross
New Every Morning, page 19
All praise to thee. who safe hast kept (BBC H.B. 401)
Hebrews 4, v. 14, to 5, v. 10
Where high the heavenly temple stands (BBC H.B. 498)
Eight lectures given by JOEL HURSTFIELD
Astor Professor of English History. University of London, at the University of East Anglia
8: The System Crumbles
In his final lecture Professor Hurstfield describes how the weaknesses implicit in the Elizabethan system of government became explicit under her successors and how it was therefore destroyed.
Broadcast on March 1 in the Third Network
A paperback is available
Songs and sounds from some of the warmer countries of the Commonwealth recorded and introduced by JOHN CORDEAUX
A police band in Mauritius: musicians in Aden: singing school-children in Barbados; High Mass in Gibraltar and hot gospellers in the Bahamas.... these are some or the items in John Cordeaux 's miscellany.
NAN WINTON introduces this midday edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on lively talking points of any kind are welcome for these broadcasts
Correspondents are Invited to write ing House. London. W.1.
A topical programme of sounds and voices to provoke midday listeners with minds of their own
Presented by the Radio Newsreel production team with THE EARL OF ARRAN
Wednesday's broadcast in the Light Programme
ANONA WINN, JOY ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, CECIL LEWIS
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Humphrey Barclay
Wednesday's broadcast followed by an interlude
For children under five
Today's story: 'The Mouse's
Special ' by DOREEN MALTBY
by ALISON PLOWDEN with Jill Balcon and Marius Goring
Following the death or her brother Edward VI and the accession of her sister Mary, the Princess Elizabeth. next in line to the throne, found herself in a dangerous situation which resulted in her imprisonment in the Tower and came near to costing her life. The story is compiled from contemporary documents.
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS
Broadcast on April 28, 1963
The Lord Chancellor:
The Spanish Ambassador:
BBC Correspondents aU over the world talk about the countries in which they live and work
Introduced by PETER LATHAM
T. C. WORSLEY
Film: ERIC RHODE
Theatre: LIONEL HALE
Book: RICHARD FINDLATER
Art: DAVID SYLVESTER
The well-known singer extends a cordial invitation to listen to some favourite records
A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
The Open Door: George House looks at the way a teachers' training college has welcomed its neighbours from over the wall.
Keeping a Pet: 3: How to look after a cat. Nick Henderson discusses some of the problems with a cat-owner.
I was a TV Guinea-Pig: Dorothy Darke recalls the occasion when she helped John Logie Baird and his colleagues with their early experiments in television.
You asked us to play.... record requests.
Introduced by Ken Sykora
The Nebuly Coat by J. Meade Fatkner adapted for radio by THEA HOLME with Peter Marinker and Carol Marsh
EPISODE 5: Sharnall has expired at his organ in the dead of night—but by what means? Blandamer wins Anastasia's hand. and Westray discovers the secret which had struck down others before him ...
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England
Today's news and the stories behind the news—Controversy —Scotland Yard Calling-Sport -Preview
Produced by the South-East news unit
played for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER and ROSEMARY BRETT DAVIES and MARIE COOPER (two pianos)
Seventieth Birthday Concert
ELIZABETH HARWOOD (soprano)
MARJORIE THOMAS (contralto)
JOHN SHIRLEY-QUIRK (baritone)
ROYAL CHORAL SOCIETY
Chorus-Master. James Gaddarn
HUDDERSFIELD CHORAL SOCIETY Chorus-Master, Eric Chadwick
LEEDS PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY Chorus-Master.
Donald Hunt LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Erich Gruenberg
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Albert Hall. London
Part 1: Te Deum (Verdi), The Music Makers (Elgar)
Te Deum. for double chorus and orchestra - Verdi
7.51* The Music Makers. for contralto, chorus, and orchestra (poem by Arthur O'Shaughnessy) - Elgar
SIR MALCOLM SARGENT in conversation with JUDITH CHALMERS on life behind the baton
Part 2: Coronation Te Deum (Walton), Te Deum (Dvorak)
by GILBERT PHELPS
Read by MICHAEL HORDERN
It was the father who enjoyed the game; his son did not.
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
LESLIE SMITH introduces this evening's edition of arogramme designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome
Adam Bede by GEORGE ELIOT
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF
Part 3: 14-The Harvest Supper
played by the SCOTTISH TRIO
Louis Carus (violin) Joan Dickson (cello)
Wight Henderson (piano)