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How I would play Jesus
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The weekly series reflecting wildlife and its position in today's ever-changing world presented by DEREK JONES
NICHOLAS TUCKER , Lecturer in Developmental Psychology in the University of Sussex, has made a special study of the effect on children of the kind of frightening books - like Struwivelpeter and the fairy tales of the brothers Grimm-at which modern parents are likely to throw up their hands in horrified rejection.
He argues that this reaction is probably not the right one. and that children are more likely to be helped than harmed by these grim fantasies f
Reflections for Holy Week from DR HORACE KING , MP, Speaker of the House of Commons
Wednesday in Holy Week
When I survey the wondrous Cross 4 BBC HB 97); Psalm 22; John 19. vv 12-22 (NEB); Beneath the Cross of Jesus (BBC HB 301)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR LEAVINS conducted by KENNETH ALWYN with DAVID BRANSON (piano)
Introduced by PETER BARKER
by HANS ANDERSEN freely adapted in four parts 3: Ravens and Robbers
PRAKASH MIRCHANDANI presents the sounds and sights of Delhi as he wanders on foot through India's capital.
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently met some Surrey naturalists iSunday broadcast)
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by WILLIAM HARDCASTLE
Story: The Easter Eggs by NORMA SEARBY
BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BRADBURY conducted by KENNETH ALWYN With REGINALD KILBEY (cello) Introduced by JON CURLE
by KENNETH BIRD
Tom Preston demonstrates a simple principle but the Press try to turn it into a tabloid bonanza.
NORMAN COCKIN , HARRY STUBBS
Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH
The Passion and Death of Jesus Christ as illustrated by the music of the Roman Liturgy Introduced by FR AGNELLUS ANDREW. OFM with music recorded by THE CHOIR OF THE CARMELITE PRIORY, KENSINGTON. LONDON director JOHN MCCARTHY
This is a personal choice from the treasury of music of many centuries for the events from Palm Sunday to Easter Day.
Every year Christian worship turns to those eight days, trying to understand more of their terror and glory. Malcolm Williamson 's Procession of Valms catches our experience of cheering crowds, and of their underlying menace. The sixth-century processional Vexilia Regis sees the Cross as the sign of victory. The classical composers take the Passion and give it noble settings.
But today the need is also felt for kinds of music which congregations want to sing. So popular song also has it place.
A family magazine introduced by KEN SYKORA and including:
The Story behind the Signature Tune: IAN HORSBRUGH with the help of records, introduces La Fille mal gardie
More Rebel than Hon: JESSICA MiTFORD , whose book The Trial of Dr Spock has recently been published, talks to MADEAU STEWART about some of her campaigns in the United States.
Let's Hear It Again: BARBARA JOSEPH recalls a wild night lambing in mid-Wales. (Broadcast in 1969) From office boy to buying for his country (ii): ALEX MCCONNELL remembers
by DANE CHANDOS
6: Abbie and the Beavers
Lady Abbott-Acland helps some strayed beavers to find their natural habitat on the Rhone.
Adapted and produced by GUY VAESEN
Tonight's evening paper of the air with reports from the region's news studios and Scotland Yard - Sportsdesk - Stop Press: introduced by BOB HOLNESS
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
(1860-1911) ' Mahler's symphonies are a progress of the soul: the story of his attempt tn come to ternn with himself and with the pains of life and death.
' We share this journey of self-discovery. and recognise in his music the inevitable suffering and sweetness of our own existence.'
Written, compiled, and narrated bv Bernard Keeffe with GEORGE PRAVDA, IRENE PRADOR ALLAN MCCLELLAND , and HILDA KRISEMAN
Produced by DAVID DAVIS
The second of two auto-biographical plays in verse by R. C. SCRIVEN
Stephen Murray as Narrator
The blind Yorkshire poet R. C. Scriven , author of The Seasons of the Blind, continues his account of his early life.
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX
Slow Joe Robinson:
Iron Ann, his wife:
The background to the news and people in the news. followed by Listening Post in which GILES PLAYFAIR introduces letters from today's postbag
No Highway by NEVIL SHUTE read by STEPHEN THORNE (8)
ANTHONY GOLDSTONE (piano) Janacck Sonata: 1 X 1905 Mozart Sonata in D I K 311)