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Introduced by DEREK COOPER
The Teaching of Jesus told by SIR BERNARD MILES
by GEORGE ELIOT
Read by ALEC MCCOWEN
Seventeenth of twenty instalments
Revised edition of Saturday's broadcast
Introduced by RENÉ CUTFORTH
Absenteeism increases, executives retire with golden hand-shakes and substantial unemployment pay, farm workers can often receive more money from social security than from wages. People live off the State with scarcely a care-and old-age pensioners find it difficult to make ends meet. What can we do about these anomalies of the Welfare State?
Produced by Alan Burgess
Originally broadcast in the series
Radio Four Reports ...
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Blessed Jesus, at thy word (BBC
St John 7. v. 53. to 8. v. It
Not for our sins alone (BBC H.B.
presenting BILL MCCUE in It's a Fine Thing to Sing with his guest EILEEN PRICE and the BBC Scottish RADIO ORCHESTRA Leader, Ian Tyre
Conductor, IAIN SUTHERLAND
Produced by Eddie Fraser
by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON 12: The Missing Witness
'I will tell you there is no question of James Stewart. for or against. He is a dead man. Blow high, blow low. there will be no pardon for him: and take that for said! '
Read by BRYDEN MURDOCH with CLEM ASHBY as THE LORD ADVOCATE
Broadcast on October 31. 1968
A musical picture of the United States: the country, its history and its people
Narrators: CHARLES CHILTON DAVID HEALY , EDDIE MATTHEWS
Written and produced by CHARLES CHILTON
by Richard Gordon adapted for radio in thirteen episodes by RAY COONEY starring
Episode 12: Fellowship
Produced by DAVID HATCH
Pre-recorded at The Playhouse.
Nortbumberland Ave... London.W.C.2
Sir Lancelot Spratt:
Guest Star, Dandy
The News and Voices and Topics in and behind the headlines
Introduced by WILLIAM HARDCASTLE
Monday evening's broadcast
Story: ' The Caravan' by Betty M. Taylor
from STEVE RACE including a selection from the ORCHESTRA
Leader, Maurice Brett
Conducted by KENNETH ALWYN
Produced by David Allan
by Edith Wharton abridged for radio in ten parts by EILEEN CULLEN with Eileen Atkins and Stephen Thome
4: The Lawyer and the Lady
Archer visits Ellen in her little house and is surprised at the company she keeps. But he is also enchanted.
Produced by R. D. SMITH
PETER DEWS , GWEN DUNN , and ALAN GIBSON take a present-day look at some sounds and statements from the past preserved in BBC Archives
Introduced by LESLIE DUNN
Off Duty with his choice of records
A family magazine introduced by POLLY ELWES and including:
'God is for real, man ': CARL BURKE , chaplain of a New York jail, tells Jack Singleton how he and his ' angels with busted haloes ' try to get through to each other
Full House!: FRANCES BERTHEL-SEN looks at the world of Bingo the social session with the built-in flutter '
' O for a beaker.... H. COLIN DAVIS not only longs for a beaker but also for the wine to fill it
Larger than Life
Ten portraits compiled by JULIA SMALL
2: Young Man on the Make
Mr. Slope from
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
' It is well-known that the family of the Slopes never starve. They always fall on their feet like cats.'
Produced and narrated by David DAVIS
Tonight's evening paper of the air
Reports from the region's news studios and Scotland Yard-Sportsdesk-Stop Press
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
by Edgar Wallace adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by ROBERT TURLEY with John Carson
Inspector Wade. assigned to special duty on the case of the India-Rubber Men, returned home late one night with Inspector Elk. Suddenly they were attacked by members of the gang.
4: High Tide
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY
Inspector John Wade:
Mrs Annabel Oaks:
A musical wander through the decade, and a word or two about some of the outstanding events
The records recall many of the world's all-time standards of popular music-the shows, the films, the million sellers.
Written and introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Additional research, Bill Sullivan
Produced by TEDDY WARRICK
A report by Anne Owen
Judaism, as any Jew will tell yon, is a rule of life. This programme is concerned not with the history or the economics or the organisation of English Jewry but with the different ways in which this rule is practised—by the sophisticated liberal Jews who reject many of its precepts as irrelevant as well as by the rigidly orthodox who still obey it to the letter. with recordings made in Jewish communities, schools, and families, and comments by THE CHIEF RABBI
SIR Bernard WALEY-COHEN and WILLIAM FRANKEL
Favourite music of Queen Victoria's time including songs and instrumental music composed by the Prince Consort who was born on August 26, 1819
ION BROWN (violin)
JENNIFER PARTRIDGE (piano) ALAN LUMSDEN (ophicleide)
THE PURCELL CONSORT OF VOICES Directed by GRAYSTON BURGESS gramophone records
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Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
ANTONY BROWN introduces this edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome
For either the weekday or Sunday editions, send your letters to: Listening Past, BBC, London. WIA 1AA. For very late letters you can ring (0l)-[number removed], extension 3030, and dictate your message.
A series of five programmes In which ANGELA PAIN enquires into the causes of road accidents
2: Car in gear, head in neutral
Does everybody run the same risk of having an accident on the road: or are there special classes of people who by disability, psychological make-up, or sheer ineducability tend to have more than their fair share of accidents? And, if there are such accident-prone people, is there any way of keeping them off the road?
The Land God Gave to Cain by HAMMOND INNES
Read by HENRY STAMPER
Second of fifteen instalments