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Introductory music for assembly
† 9.35 THE SERVICE
Alleluya. sing to Jesus (Tune.
Hyfrydol-S.P. 260)
Interlude: 'The Lion of Jerusalem.' The story of John Mark : part I
The Prayer for Protection
Be thou my guardian (Tune.
Abridge-S.P. 100)
Repeated: Friday, 9.5 a.m.
9.55 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II by JAMES DODDING
The magic shell
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Unknown:
John Mark
Unknown:
James Dodding
Arranged By:
Vera Gray

0: What makes the air move? by HARRY ARMSTRONG
Junior Science series
11.20 MUSIC WORKSHOP I
What is to become of poor Don Carlos ?
Songs:
The troubadour Cavalry mouse
Written and produced by William Murphy
11.40 CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
3: The Depression
A programme on the causes and effects of mass unemployment between the two world wars.
Compiled by Maurice Whitbread

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Carlos
Produced By:
William Murphy

3: So this is a river
What happens to the waste water of a city? How can we keep our rivers clean?
Compiled and narrated by PADDY FEENY
Exploration Earth series
2.20 RETURN JOURNEY by Dylan Thomas
Books, Plays. Poems series
2.45 OBSERVING THE VIVARIUM
Written by Alfred Leutsehcr
In which lizards. toads, and worms are discussed.
Nature series

Contributors

Unknown:
Dylan Thomas
Written By:
Alfred Leutsehcr

The Loyalty Test by Patrick Clifford
Roger's chances of promotion at Amalgamated International are severely jeopardised by a confrontation between his wife, his boss, and his dog.
Other parts played by Patricia Doyle. Robert Powell Heather Stoney
Produced by ALAN AYCKBOURN

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Clifford
Played By:
Patricia Doyle.
Played By:
Robert Powell
Played By:
Heather Stoney
Produced By:
Alan Ayckbourn
Roger:
George Layton
Clarissa:
Stephanie Turner
Chairman:
Leonard Fenton
Chairman's Wife:
Penelope Lee
Gribble:
Roger Rowland
Mother:
Pauline Jefferson
Father:
Geoffrey Banks

from
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Preces and Responses (St.
Patrick's Cathedral Use)
Psalms 22. 23
Lessons: Job 18; Hebrews S
Canticles (Bairstow fn D)
Anthem: Let us now praise famous men (Hewson)
(Jonathan Swift , Dean of St. Patrick's, born 1667)
Organist and Master of the Choristers. WILLIAM S. GREIG

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Swift
Unknown:
William S. Greig

A magazine of interest to all. with older listeners specially in mind. including:
Songs of Grief and Glory: RAYMOND SHORT introduces some of the songs, sung by their writers, which were submitted for the BBC Television competition last spring
Lads o'Pairts: GILBERT PHELPS tells the unusual story of William and Robert Chambers who against all odds produced 'A A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People '
† Clothing for the Disabled:
LEONORA ELPHICK has some suggestions
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Chambers
Introduced By:
Steve Race

Blind Corner
The novel by Dornford Yates dramatised by NAN MACDONALD in eight parts adapted by WENDY BLAIR with and who tells the story
7: The Race for the Chamber
Produced by WENDY BLAIR

Contributors

Novel By:
Dornford Yates
Dramatised By:
Nan MacDonald
Adapted By:
Wendy Blair
Produced By:
Wendy Blair
Mansel:
John Justin
Richard Chandos:
David Jarrett
Richard Chandos:
David Jarrett
Jonathan Mansel:
John Justin
Rose Noble:
Davld March
George Hanbury:
Anthony Jackson
Rowley:
Douglas Hankin
Bell:
Bill Horsley
Ellis:
Henry Stamper

A musical quiz devised by Edward J. Mason and Tony Shryane
DAVID FRANKLIN and FRANK MUIR challenge
IAN WALLACE and DENIS NORDEN
† In the chair, STEVE RACE with Graham Dalley at the mellotron
Repeated: Tuesday, 12.25 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Graham Dalley

In October 1887 Nellie Mitchell adopted the name of Melba for her first public appearance in Brussels.
Derek Parker presents a portrait of this great Australian opera singer and introduces the recorded memories of some of the people who knew Dame Nellie Melba including:
Una Bourne, Sydney Cheyney, Peter Dawson, Lindley Evans, Dyneley Hussey,
Percy Grainger, William James, Beverley Nichols, Beatrice Oakley, Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Evan Senior and Helen Wood
Produced by Rosemary Hart
See page 52

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Parker
Speaker:
Una Bourne
Speaker:
Sydney Cheyney
Speaker:
Peter Dawson
Speaker:
Lindley Evans
Speaker:
Dyneley Hussey
Speaker:
Percy Grainger
Speaker:
William James
Speaker:
Beverley Nichols
Speaker:
Beatrice Oakley
Speaker:
Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Speaker:
Evan Senior
Speaker:
Helen Wood
Produced by:
Rosemary Hart

A report by Anne Owen on Roman Catholic opinion in England today
The Second Vatican Council opened five years ago this week. It has led to radical changes in Catholic liturgy, in education and in outlook.
They can'go too fast for me-they've got to keep up with the people. It's like pop songs, isn'it?
They're behaving like a demolition gang
It's a very old-fashioned reform- they keep talking about modern man' but yoti'd think they'd never met one with recordings made in Roman Catholic churches. schools, and families and comments by MAGDALEX GOFFIN , PAUL JOHNSON and AUBERON WAUGH

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Owen
Unknown:
Magdalex Goffin
Unknown:
Paul Johnson
Unknown:
Auberon Waugh

Elgar
Piano Quintet in A minor,
Op. 84 f played by the OLIN QUARTET
Maurice Brctt (violin) Audrey Brett (violin) David Gribble (viola) John Bunting (cello) with HAVELOCK NELSON (piano)

Contributors

Violin:
Maurice Brctt
Violin:
Audrey Brett
Viola:
David Gribble
Cello:
John Bunting
Piano:
Havelock Nelson

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