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: SUNDAY READING

A reading from
Who is my Brother? by Theo Westow
Reader, RAF de LA TORRE

Contributors

Reader: Theo Westow
Reader: Raf de la Torre

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: APNAHI GHAR SAMAJHIYE

Make Yourself at Home
For listeners from India and Pakistan Sswal Aur Jawab
Can I Help Your Ap Ki Pasand
Gramophone records and favourite music from India and Pakistan
Introduced by SALEEM SHAHED

Contributors

Introduced By: Saleem Shahed

: SUNDAY PAPERS

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: CHAPEL IN THE VALLEY

Hymns and sacred music
Introduced by SANDY MACPHERSON with MICHAEL RIPPON , HAZEL HUNT
CHARLES SMART at the organ

Contributors

Introduced By: Sandy MacPherson
Unknown: Michael Rippon
Unknown: Hazel Hunt

: The Archers

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Written By: Bruno Milna
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: Tony Shryane

: MORNING SERVICE

from
Hythe Parish Church, Kent
The Service of Holy Communion sung to the music of John Mcrbecke
Conducted by the Vicar, CANON E. A. NEWMAN assisted by THE REV. L. V. NEWMAN
Readings: Galatians 5, vv. 16-24
St. Luke 17, vv. 11-19
Hymns (English Hymnal):
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (139); 0 King enthroned on high (454): Bread of the world (305); Let all mortal flesh keep silence (318); Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (536)
Organist and Choirmaster, F. G. Skinner

Contributors

Unknown: John McRbecke
Unknown: Canon E. A. Newman
Unknown: Rev. L. V. Newman
Choirmaster: F. G. Skinner

: PICK OF THE WEEK

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from BBC radio and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON

Contributors

Introduced By: John Ellison

: THE CRITICS

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting, and art
This week:
ROGER MANVELL , JOHN METCALF
BRYAN ROBERTSON
KATHARINE WHITEHORN
In the chair, JOHN HOLMSTROM
Produced by Carl Wildman

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: John Metcalf
Unknown: Bryan Robertson
Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown: John Holmstrom
Produced By: Carl Wildman

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: THE TIME OF MY LIFE

Joyce Grenfell actress writer and broadcaster recalls the war years 1939-1945 as the time of her life.
It was the time when she played in several of Herbert Farjeon 's revues: was welfare officer in a Canadian Red Cross hospital: and entertained the troops in Northern Ireland, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and India.
Joyce Grenfell was playing in Noel Coward 's Sigh No More when the war ended; she introduces songs from this and other revues. and many of the popular songs of the time, as well as straight music and the voices of many well-remembered wartime broadcasters.
Produced by Tony Gould

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Noel Coward
Produced By: Tony Gould

: PICK OF THE BUNCH

A year of Gardeners' Question Time
† FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recalls some of the places visited and some of the questions asked during the past year with FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL

Contributors

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

: THE SUNDAY PLAY

The Dynasts
An epic-drama of the War with Napoleon by Thomas Hardy adapted and produced in seven episodes by CHARLES LEFEAUX with Maurice Denham
4: The Peninsula, 1809
Main characters In order of speaking:
Song composed by Alan Boustead
Special sound by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Composed By: Alan Boustead
Spirit of the Years: David March
Narrator: Duncan Carse
Napoleon Bonaparte: Maurice Denham
Empress Josephine: Barbara Mitchell
Sir John Moore: Haydn Jones
Archduchess Maria Louisa: Hilda Schroder
Empress of Austria: Margaret Robertson
The Prince of Wales: Victor Lucas
Queen Hortense: Eva Haddon
Emperor Francis: Ronald Herdman
Count Metternich: David Mahch
Club members: Victor Lucas
Club members: Geoffrey Wincott
Sheridan: Haydn Jones

: ON SITE

Archaeologists talk about their work in the field this summer
3: The Saxons are coming-but how?
The century after the Roman legions left Britain has left no reliable literary record. But recent excavations are providing new evidence which may eventually solve the mystery of what happened in Eastern England. Were the Saxons mercenaries who rebelled, invaders, or peaceful settlers? What happened to the Romano-Britons?
SONIA HAWKES and NOEL MYRES describe recent advances in our knowledge of this dark period.
Introduced by VINCENT WAITE
Produced by Roger Laughton from the South and West

Contributors

Unknown: Sonia Hawkes
Introduced By: Vincent Waite
Produced By: Roger Laughton

: CAN I HELP YOU?

Landlords and Tenants: a Barrister answers questions
Is This Your Neighbour's Problem? 3: Senility: JOAN YORKE looks at the services available and tries to find out how a better understanding of the difficulties could make it easier for other people to help Second broadcast
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Yorke
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: THE LIVING WORLD

... of Wildlife Writers
Brine together some people with similar interests, and it usually results in a lively discussion ranging over all kinds of topics.
GARTH CHRISTIAN , ANTHONY SMITH and MICHAEL TWEEDIE all authors and journalists with interests in wildlife talk to CHARLES COLES
Produced by John Sparks

Contributors

Unknown: Garth Christian
Unknown: Anthony Smith
Unknown: Michael Tweedie
Produced By: John Sparks

: DOWN YOUR WAY

† FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited
Portishead, Somerset
Produced by Phyllis Robinson

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

: SUNDAY SPORT

News of the weekend's events
Introduced by JACOB DE VRIES
Motor Cycling: Race of Aces: ALAN CLARKE from Snetterton
World Cycling Championships: JOHN BURNS on the fifth day's track event finals from the Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam Broadcast by arrangement with Netherlands Radio Union
European Horse Trials: a report by MICHAEL O'HEHIR from Punchestown, Eire
Broadcast by arrangement with Radio Telefis Eireann
Cricket: report on a vital County Championship match
Yachting: Little America's Cup: KEN SYKORA looks forward to the international Catamaran Championships at Thorpe Bay

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacob de Vries
Unknown: Alan Clarke
Unknown: John Burns
Unknown: Michael O'Hehir

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: TALKING ABOUT OPERA

ANTONY HOPKINS introduces gramophone records of Ravel's L'enfant et les sortileges

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

National Library for the Blind by VIOLET CARSON O.B.E.
Please send donations to Violet Carson , O.B.E., National Library for the Blind, [address removed]
This Library, founded In 1883, lends books in Braille and Moon types to thousands of blind readers in Britain and overseas, free of charge. It prides itself on giving personal and individual service to each reader. Service of this quality is inevitably expensive.

Contributors

Unknown: Violet Carson

: GRACE ABOUNDING TO THE CHIEF OF SINNERS

An abridgement of the account of his own spiritual progress written during his imprisonment by John Bunyan for the encouragement of those cut off from his ministry

Contributors

Unknown: John Bunyan

: VANITY FAIR

by W. M. Thackeray
A serial in twelve parts freely adapted by AUDREY LUCAS with Annabel Maule and Ronald Baddiley
At a brilliant ball in Brussels, Becky was the centre of attraction, but a few days later the sound of cannon rolled nearer and nearer. EventuaUy the English repelled the enemy. but George Osbornc had been killed.
PART 7
Produced by MARTYN c. WEBSTER
Revised version of the broadcast on July S. 1959

Contributors

Unknown: W. M. Thackeray
Adapted By: Audrey Lucas
Unknown: Annabel Maule
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: George Osbornc
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Rebecca Sharp: Annabel Maule
Rawdon Crawley: Ronald Baddiley
Miss Crawley: Sylvia Coleridge
Miss Briggs: Joan Matheson
Pitt Crawley: John Bennett
Lady Jane Sheepshanks: Hilda Schroder
Colonel O'Dowd: Frederick Treves
Mrs O'Dowd: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Amelia: Beryl Calder
William Dobbin: Jonathan Scott
Mr Osborne: David March
Maria Osborne: Sheila Grant
Jane Osborne: Judy Bailey
Lord Bareacres: James Thomason
Lady Bareacres: Margaret Robertson
Sergeant: Antony Viccars

: THE WORLD OF IVOR NOVELLO

Crest of the Wave
The second of four programmes in which Iwan THOMAS retells the magical and glamorous Novello story with memories from former friends and colleagues and music from
ELIZABETH SIMON
STUART BURROWS with PAULINE JONES
HENRY ELLIS EVANS
THE GLENDOWER SINGERS
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA Leader. Colin Staveley
Conducted by RAE JENKINS
Also taking part: Gareth Bowen Linda Seen , Frank Baker
Script by Frank Baker
Produced by ARNOLD LEWIS
Broadcast on January 30

Contributors

Unknown: Iwan Thomas
Unknown: Elizabeth Simon
Unknown: Stuart Burrows
Unknown: Pauline Jones
Unknown: Henry Ellis Evans
Leader: Colin Staveley
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins
Unknown: Gareth Bowen
Unknown: Linda Seen
Unknown: Frank Baker
Script By: Frank Baker
Produced By: Arnold Lewis

: THE NEWS

: THE GOOD-NATUR'D MAN

The story of Oliver Goldsmith
1728-1774 by FELIX FELTON in collaboration with THEO THIPTHORPE with Jack HacGowran
Robert Eddison , Felix Felton
Other parts: Christopher Bidmead Douglas Hankin , Carol Marsh and Geoffrey Wincott
Music arranged by John Beckett played by JOHN FRANCIS (flute) HEATHER FRANCIS <harp)
Produced by DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Goldsmith
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: Jack Hacgowran
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: Christopher Bidmead
Unknown: Douglas Hankin
Unknown: Carol Marsh
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott
Arranged By: John Beckett
Played By: John Francis
Harp: Heather Francis
Produced By: David Thomson
Narrator: Felix Felton
Goldsmith: Jack MacGowran
Dr Johnson: Norman Wynne
Garrick: Robert Eddison
Boswell: Henry Stamper
Miss Hodson: Grizelda Hervey
Bishop Percy: Alexander John
Edmund Burke: Robert Mooney

: THE EPILOGUE

The peace of God - St. John 14, v. 27
Psalm 85. w. 4-14
A reading from ' The Cost of Dis. cipleship ' by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Ephestans 2. vv. 13-22 Hebrews 13. w. 15-21
Father of peace (BBC H.B. 488) Philippians 4, v. 7

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

ALAN LOVEDAY (violin)
LEONARD CASSINI (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Alan Loveday
Piano: Leonard Cassini

: Closedown









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