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Holy Communion from the Chapel of Christ's Hospital, Horsham, Sussex
Celebrant and preacher
THE REV J. p. ROBSON (Chaplain) assisted by THE REV J. HALL-MATTHEWS and THE REV I. ATKINSON
Kyries, Gloria. Benedictus (Missa Brevis in d) (Britten)
Introit: Psalm 121 (A. Engels) Anthems: (Offertory) Their sound is gone out (Handel); (Communion) Ego sum panis vivus (S. Cornet)
Hymns: Help us. 0 Lord (A Hundred Hymns for Today 40); Christ is made the sure foundation (A and M Rev 620) Guest Choir: THE BOYS OF ST JAN BERGMAN COLLEGE
(Antwerp Cathedral Choir) Director FR P SCHROETEN with the CHAPEL CHOIR OF CHRIST'S HOSPITAL
Organist and Director of Music MALCOLM MCKELVEY

Contributors

Unknown:
I. Atkinson
Unknown:
St Jan Bergman
Music:
Malcolm McKelvey

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
'Mind that Child NEVILLE POWLEY talks to the campaign organisers
First Aid on the Road by JOHN WEBB of the St John Ambulance Association and Brigade
Motoring Book Review by PAT GREGORY and ERIC TOBITT
Produced by JOHN FENTON together with topical news and at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jim Pestridge
Talks:
Neville Powley
Unknown:
John Webb
Review By:
Pat Gregory
Produced By:
John Fenton

with Jacky Gillott who this week sees Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch in the film Sunday, Bloody Sunday; sculpture and drawings by Sir Jacob Epstein at the Leicester Galleries, London; and the Alwin Nikolais dancers at Sadler's Wells.
Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON and MIRIAM RAPP
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Jacky Gillott
Unknown:
Glenda Jackson
Unknown:
Peter Finch
Unknown:
Sir Jacob Epstein
Produced By:
Jocelyn Ferguson
Produced By:
Miriam Rapp

by ROBERT HARDY The story of Henry V told in the words of the people of his own time
Robert Hardy as Storyteller Michael Williams as Henry V
Research assistance by WENDY GARCIN
Produced by NESTA PAIN
(Michael Williams is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hardy
Unknown:
Robert Hardy
Unknown:
Wendy Garcin
Produced By:
Nesta Pain
Produced By:
Michael Williams
TitUS Livius:
John Richmond
Richard II:
Nigel Lambert
Thomas Walsingham:
Gerald Cross
Enguerrand de Monstrelet:
Heron Carvic
Thomas Elmham:
Sean Arnold
Monk of St Denys:
Gordon Faith
M de St Remy:
William Fox

by J. B. PRIESTLEY arranged for radio in 13 episodes by NEVILLE TELLER
Reader Wilfred Pickles
1: Mr Oakroyd Takes a Plunge Meet Mr Jess Oakroyd of Bruddersford, carpenter. Meet also his virago wife and good-time son Leonard. And see how Fate and his native resolution act together to lead him to a momentous decision. Produced by TREVOR HILL (from Manchester)
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Contributors

Unknown:
J. B. Priestley
Unknown:
Mr Jess Oakroyd
Produced By:
Trevor Hill

TONY SOPER and MARGARET HOWARD introduce this weekly programme about pets and the people concerned with them. Produced by ROY HAYWARD

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Soper
Unknown:
Margaret Howard
Produced By:
Roy Hayward

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
You don'have to be a teenager to try out new ideas: MRS LILIAN WALKER , an octogenarian, talks about some of the things she has done since she lost her sight. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Produced by THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Unknown:
Mrs Lilian Walker
Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall
Produced By:
Thena Heshel

A novel-sequence (1914-1968) arranged for radio in 29 parts 16: Events too big for men
1944. At Barford the atomic bomb has become an imminent probability: but with the technical problems almost solved the scientists begin to concern themselves with the moral implications of their work.
I For cast see Tues, 3.0 pm)

With NORMAN CUDDEFORD
Cricket: three of today's John Player League matches
Racing from France: news of this afternoon's racing at Saint Cloud, inctuding the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud
Motor Racing - French Grand Prix: MAXWELL BOYD from the Paul Ricard Circuit at Marseilles on the fifth round of the World Fl Championship
6.56* Cricket Scoreboard
Produced by KENNETH PRAGNELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Maxwell Boyd
Unknown:
Paul Ricard
Produced By:
Kenneth Pragnell

The Good Life: what is it? And how do we find it?
ROBERT KEE invites the Bishop of Stepney, Trevor Huddleston. and Jack Dash , trade unionist and Communist, to talk to him and to each other, about their deepest convictions, against the background of life as it is lived today in London's East End.
Produced by HUBERT HOSKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Trevor Huddleston.
Unknown:
Jack Dash
Produced By:
Hubert Hoskins

TREVOR LYTTLETON
Chairman of Contact appeals on behalf of this fast-growing voluntary service which encourages young people to establish a personal link with the old and lonely by taking them on monthly outings.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Trevor Lyttleton

Symphony No 3
HELEN WATTS (contralto) BOYS' CHORUS Of the EBERHARD LUDWIG GYMNASIUM SOUTH GERMAN RADIO WOMEN'S
CHORUS AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by ERICH LEINSDORF
(Recording made available by courtesy of S German Radio)

Contributors

Unknown:
Eberhard Ludwig
Conducted By:
Erich Leinsdorf

Explorers enter unknown and hazardous situations. Their motives and personal qualities are often complex.
Ralph Johnson has made such journeys to study the Bedouin tribes in Arabia, the Berbers in the Atlas Mountains, and the Indians of the Amazon Basin. He examines the driving forces behind exploration: can they be recognised and encouraged in the young and are they of any practical value to mankind?
Produced by JOHN KNIGHT

Contributors

Unknown:
Ralph Johnson
Produced By:
John Knight

Margaret Lane chooses as her companion the 17th-century poet and satirist.
' When I was young I first fell in love with Marvell as the poet of solitude and gardens. He seemed to conjure up, as no one else has done, a sort of botanical paradise in which one could be always innocent and secure.'
GARY WATSON reads the selection of poems.
Produced by ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Lane
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Produced By:
Rosemary Hart

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