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Harvest Thanksgiving from All Saints Church,
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire conducted by the Vicar THE REV HOWARD WILLIAMS
Hymns (A and M): To thee, 0 Lord, our hearts we raise (384 Father of mercies (388); Angel voices (550)
Anthem: 0 praise the Lord (Batten) Psalm 65
Lesson: 2 Corinthians 9, vv 6-15 Organist and choirmaster D. HUGH JONES

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Williams
Choirmaster:
D. Hugh Jones

visits CAMDA South East Group Questions answered by: JOHN GOTT , Chief Constable, Northampton and County Constabulary
MRS EI.WYN REED , a registered driving instructor and driving school proprietor
JOHN MILES, Manager, BSM High Performance Course
ERIC TOBITT, motoring commentator and writer
Chairman PETER WEST
Recorded at The Valley Hotel, Caterham, Surrey at 11.43* the latest traffic report Produced by JIM PESTRIDGE

Contributors

Unknown:
John Gott
Unknown:
Wyn Reed
Produced By:
Jim Pestridge

A selective look at the arts
Jacky Gillott introduces this week's choice from what is new and what is always around us and talks to people who have a special interest in what she has seen and heard.
Produced by ROSEMARY HART and ALAN HAYDOCK
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Introduces:
Jacky Gillott
Produced By:
Rosemary Hart
Produced By:
Alan Haydock

Time visits Bedfordshire Members of the Newton Blossomville Women's Institute put their questions to
FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL Question-master
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
Produced by KENNETH FORD (Repeated: Tuesday, 4.0 pm)

Contributors

Question-Master:
Alan Gemmell
Produced By:
Kenneth Ford

by Terence Rattigan, adapted for radio by Gerry Jones
with Millicent Martin, Peter Wyngarde and Fay Compton

The fairy story of a Gaiety Girl invited to supper by the Regent of Carpathia, in London for the Coronation of King George V. A casual encounter which becomes involved not only in romance but in the turmoil of Europe just before the First World War.

Contributors

Author:
Terence Rattigan
Adapted by:
Gerry Jones
Music:
Vivian Ellis
Arranged and conducted by:
Alan Paul
Producer:
Guy Vaesen
Mary:
Millicent Martin
The Regent:
Peter Wyngarde
Peter Northbrook:
Aubrey Woods
Producer:
Ronald Herdman
Laura:
Olga Lindo
The King:
Brian Hewlett
Grand Duchess:
Fay Compton
The Countess:
Anna Burden
Major domo:
Ronald Herdman
The Baroness:
Anna Burden
The Archduchess:
Olga Lindo
The Princess:
Julie Stevens

Aldabra
A hitherto unvisited corner of the Indian Ocean has this year been opened up to tourists for the first time: Aldabra is now visited by more people in the course of one month than in the last 100 years. But what will be the results of this invasion? Seven of the 12 rarest land-birds on earth are to be found here - can they survive?
TONY BEAMISH reports, with recordings made during his visit - including the voice of a bird never previously recorded. Introduced by DEREK JONES Produced by DILYS BREESE (from Bristol)
(Shortened version: Wed, 9.5am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Beamish
Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Produced By:
Dilys Breese

Can I Help You?: the early years: MADGE HART talks to DOUGLAS HOUGHTON, MP, and DUDLEY PERKINS
People and their Problems: JOHN STOCKBRIDGE reports
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Talks:
Madge Hart
Unknown:
Dudley Perkins
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

'twixt ISOBEL BARNETT ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH , DAVID NIXON
Tune-twisters from STEVE RACE In the chair ROY PLOMI. EY Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Music composed by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced by PETER TITHERADGE

Contributors

Unknown:
Isobel Barnett
Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
Roy Plomi.
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
Peter Titheradge

JOHN NOTLEY describes his part in a pow escape plan during 1942
' Once it was known that you really wanted to join the Cloak and Dagger, you were interviewed and instructed by someone; but you were never told anything more than was necessary for your own individual activity.'

Contributors

Unknown:
John Notley

About people - what they believe and what they do Christians and Divorce
The Anglican and Roman Catholic Churches do not recognise the validity of divorce, as it affects their members.
I.ESLIE SMITH looks at some of the personal problems this raises and questions, among others, MORRIS WEST, co-author of Scandal in the Assembly

Contributors

Unknown:
I.Eslie Smith

ROBERT DOUGALL appeals on behalf of The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The Society gives children in urban areas the opportunity to learn about wildlife and the countryside.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Dougall

A concert of recordings made available by courtesy of Hungarian and SW German Radio Radio Telefis Eireann and Bavarian Radio .
Part1*
Haydn Symphony No 82, in c major (The Bear) HUNGARIAN STATE
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by LOVRO VON MATACIC
7.56* Beethoven Sonata in A flat major, Op 110
ALDO CICCOLINI (piano)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Lovro von Matacic
Piano:
Aldo Ciccolini

Part 2
Quartet in f major Op 59 No 1 (Rasumovsky)
RTE STRING QUARTET
David Lillis , Audrey Park
Archie Collins. Coral Bognuda
9.19* Symphony No 7, in A BAVARIAN RADIO
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by RUFAEL KUBELIK

Contributors

Unknown:
David Lillis
Unknown:
Audrey Park
Unknown:
Archie Collins.
Conducted By:
Rufael Kubelik

Alan Plater introduces a further selection of favourite poems, prose, and songs before an invited audience at the Hull Arts Centre With CAROLE HAYMAN
ALEX GLASGOW, HENRY LIVINGS and HARRY MARKHAM
Produced by ALFRED BRADLEY

Contributors

Introduces:
Alan Plater
Unknown:
Carole Hayman
Unknown:
Harry Markham
Produced By:
Alfred Bradley

Children of God
Jeremiah 1. v 6: Psalm 127 (Choral Psalter); Isaiah 11, vv 1-9: Sing to the Lord the children's hymn (sp 371); St Matthew 18, vv 1-6: Loving Shepherd of thy sheep (BBC HB 146); St Luke 18, vv 15-17

Contributors

Unknown:
St Matthew

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