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: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

* (Church of England) from the Studio
Order of Service
Hymn, 0 God of Bethel (S.P. 596 ;
A. and M. 512)
Prayer
Psalm xv
Lesson, Acts ii, 37-end Thanksgiving
Hymn, Take up thy cross (S.P. 119 ;
A. and M. 263)
Address by the Rev. Canon H. ANSON , Master of the Temple
Prayer
Hymn, Rise up, 0 men of God!
(S.P. 635)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Canon H. Anson

: 'THIS SYMPHONY ★ BUSINESS'

George Nash ' wants to know '
James Denny explains assisted by The BBC Northern Ireland
Orchestra
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, Walton O'Donnell

Contributors

Unknown: George Nash
Unknown: James Denny
Conductor: Walton O'Donnell

: FALKMAN AND HIS ★ APACHE BAND

with Isabelita Alonso

Contributors

Unknown: Isabelita Alonso

: LIGHT SOLOS

★ played by Cedric Sharpe (cello)
Cedric Sharpe comes of a musical family. His father, Herbert Sharpe , studied composition under Sir Arthur Sullivan , and was a Professor at the Royal College of Music for thirty-five years. His mother was a well-known violinist.
Sharpe himself began to learn the cello at the age of six, and got a scholarship at the Royal College of Music at the age of fifteen, where for five years he was a pupil of \V. H. Squire. He started his serious musical career after the war: He is a Professor at the Royal Academy of Music, and principal cello with the London Symphony Orchestra and New Symphony Orchestra. He is also cellist of the Virtuoso String Quartet and other combinations.
The Cedric Sharpe Sextet first broadcast in 1931, since when its performances have been a popular and regular broadcast feature.

Contributors

Cello: Cedric Sharpe
Unknown: Cedric Sharpe
Unknown: Herbert Sharpe
Unknown: Arthur Sullivan
Unknown: H. Squire.
Unknown: Cedric Sharpe Sextet

: THE LUTON BAND

* Conductor, Fred Mortimer

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Mortimer

: HAROLD SANDLER * AND HIS VIENNESE OCTET

with Arsene Kirilloff

Contributors

Unknown: Arsene Kirilloff

: 'IN YOUR GARDEN'

* C. H. Middleton

Contributors

Unknown: H. Middleton

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

★ Favourite pieces from the repertoire of The BBC Orchestra
(Section E)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Arthur Wood

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Arthur Wood

: HARRY ENGLEMAN'S ★ QUINTET

with Harry Porter (tenor) George Gershwin Medley (Solo pianoforte, HARRY ENGLEMAN)

Contributors

Tenor: Harry Porter

: 'THE PASSION TODAY'

The Rev. Father Vincent McNabb ,
O.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Father Vincent McNabb

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: 'THE CROSS TRIUMPHANT

A programme in honour of the early
Christian martyrs
Cast
Written and produced by Geoffrey Dearmer
The records of the early Christian martyrs are few but immortal, and in this afternoon's programme you
are going to hear of the lives of martyrdom of some of the most famous of them. You will hear about Ignatius, Perpetua, and Polycarp, short passages from whose records will be incorporated in the broadcast. The time is the Third Century A.D.; the place is Rome. The play has been specially written for radio in free and rhymed verse, and will close with the concluding paragraph from the General Epistle of Jude.

Contributors

Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Narrator: Valentine Dyall
Old Man: Carleton Hobbs
First Centurion: D A Clarke-Smith
Second Centurion: Ronald Kerr
Voice: Brember Wills
Perpetua: Marjorie Anderson
Blandina: Idina Scott-Gatty

: COMIC BALLADS

on gramophone records

: MISSISSIPPI NIGHTS

with Evelyn Dove
Rollin Smith
The BBC Men's Theatre Chorus
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
The programme arranged by Mark H. Lubbock
Two famous coloured singers will broadcast in this second ' Mississippi Nights ' programme—Evelyn Dove and Rollin Smith. Listeners who heard the first programme will be glad to learn that Rollin Smith , with his fine bass-baritone voice, will be coming over specially from Paris. Evelyn Dove is a mezzo-soprano who has had many successes in New York and on the Continent. She is making her first appearance in a ' Mississippi Nights' programme. The programme will present Negro music in varying moods.

Contributors

Unknown: Evelyn Dove
Unknown: Rollin Smith
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Arranged By: Mark H. Lubbock
Unknown: Evelyn Dove
Unknown: Rollin Smith.
Unknown: Rollin Smith

: ORCHESTRE RAYMONDE

Conductor, Walter Goehr

Contributors

Conductor: Walter Goehr

: 'THE TWILIGHT HOUR'

A programme of melody presented by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC Theatre Organ

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy MacPherson

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

(Presbyterian) from St. Andrew's Presbyterian
Church, Eastbourne .
Organ Voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, From all that dwell below the skies (Rv. C.H. 228)
Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Metrical Psalm, I to the hills will lift mine eyes (Rv. C.H. 777 ; S.P. 408)
Lesson, John xii, 20-32 Prayer
Hymn, What grace, 0 Lord (Rv.
C.H. 87)
Address by the Rev. JAMES REID ,
D.D. Hymn , Take up thy cross (Rv. C.H.
501 ; A. and M. 263)
Blessing
Organist, Hugh Scott Davis

Contributors

Unknown: James Reid
Unknown: D.D. Hymn
Organist: Hugh Scott Davis

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DISCHARGED PRISONERS' AID SOCIETIES (INC.) by The Rt. Hon. SIR SAMUEL HOARE , Bt., G.C.S.I., G.B.E., C.M.G., Secretary of State for Home Affairs
(Not to be broadcast by Scottish National)
It was to be expected that when a descendant of Elizabeth Fry became - Home Secretary, the English prison system would be overhauled. Sir Samuel Hoare means to make English prisons as reformative as possible -hence his great interest in what happens to men and women on discharge. With His Majesty the King as Patron, the National Association appeals, this evening, on behalf of nearly fifty voluntary Prisoners' Aid Societies throughout England and Wales. While the work is strictly undenominational — denominational societies work in fullest co-operation -need always comes before creed. Under the leadership of the National Association, all these societies are preparing to play their part in the new penal reform proposals.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to The Rt. Hon. Sir Samuel Hoare , Bt., N.A.D.P.A.S., [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Samuel Hoare
Unknown: Elizabeth Fry
Unknown: Samuel Hoare
Unknown: Sir Samuel Hoare

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: Henry Ainley in 'LES MISERABLES'

A melodrama by Patrick Riddell , based on the famous story by Victor Hugo
With music specially composed by Robert Ghignell
Episode 12, 'The Curtain Falls' in which Henry Air.ley plays the part of ' Valjean '
Baliol Holloway as Javert
Margaretta Scott as Cosette
Patrick Waddington as Marius
C. M. Hallard as the Bishop and the Story-Teller is
Cecil Trouncer
(by permission of Roy Limbert )
Tonight Les Misérables comes to an end, and the heroic, persecuted figure of Jean Valjean finds its tranquillity.
During recent weeks you have heard how the peasant Valjean, ceaselessly harassed and pursued by Police Inspector Javert, met with countless adventures in his search for happiness, both for himself and for his adopted child Cosette.
You will remember how Valjean saved the life of Marius, a young revolutionary, in the émeutes of 1832, and how Marius, not realising this, turned against his rescuer on discovering that he was an ex-convict. You also heard how Javert killed himself rather than pursue Valjean further, and how Cosette and Marius were married, leaving Valjean alone and friendless.
While Valjean was serving a second sentence on the slave galleys, little Cosette lived with an innkeeper, Thenardier, who now appears again.
Tonight you will hear how
Thenardier, seeking to better himself, tries to surprise Marius by telling him who Valjean is.

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Riddell
Story By: Victor Hugo
Composed By: Robert Ghignell
Unknown: Baliol Holloway
Unknown: Margaretta Scott
Unknown: Patrick Waddington
Unknown: Cecil Trouncer
Unknown: Roy Limbert
Unknown: Jean Valjean

: TOM JENKINS AND THE GRAND HOTEL, EASTBOURNE, ORCHESTRA

from the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne (Soloist, TOM JENKINS> )

Contributors

Soloist: Tom Jenkins>

: ' STOKE DENDLE WIN THE CUP'

A short story of football in a Devon-shire village, written and read by L. A. G. Strong

Contributors

Read By: L. A. G. Strong

: EPILOGUE

PASSION SUNDAY
When I survey the wondrous cross
(A. and M. 108, omit v. 5)
Matthew xx, 17-28
My song is love unknown (S.P. 127, omit w. 3, 4, 5)
Isaiah Ixiii , 8 and 9 ★ Shipping Forecast at 11.0

Contributors

Unknown: Isaiah Ixiii








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