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Parish Communion Service from St Mary's Church. Shirehampton. Bristol. Celebrant and preacher THE REV JOHN s. SMITH assisted by the REV JOHN FLORY. Music for the Communion Service Maunder in F
Hymns (EH): City of God (375); Lord. who shall sit beside thee (232); Dear Lord and Father (383); Strengthen for service, Lord (329)
Readings: Acts 11. v 27. to 12, v 3a: Matthew 20, vv 20-28 Organist RUSSELL SMALLWOOD

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev John Flory.
Organist:
Russell Smallwood

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Private Motorist: racing driver GRAHAM HILL talks to MARK
ANDREWS
The Motoring Scene - in America by GEORGE FOX of Thomson Newspapers and in Eastern Europe by MYKE MYSON of the Morning Star
The Roadside Mechanic: a legal viewpoint by LAURIE SAPPER Producer ARTHUR PHILLIPS together with topical news and at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jim Pestridge
Unknown:
George Fox
Unknown:
Myke Myson
Unknown:
Laurie Sapper
Producer:
Arthur Phillips

Michael Billington takes a look at what's going on in the arts this week including:
Tyger, a celebration of the works of William Blake by Adrian Mitchell , at the New Theatre, London; Anastasia, the ballet at Covent Garden: and Bridget Riley, a retrospective exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London.
Produced by ROSEMARY HART and ALAN HAYDOCK
12.55 Weather; programmenews

Contributors

Unknown:
William Blake
Unknown:
Adrian Mitchell
Produced By:
Rosemary Hart
Produced By:
Alan Haydock

A family saga by JACK JONES adapted for radio by WILLIAM INGRAM
Ray Smith as Harry Tewdwr
Part 1: ' Queen Elizabeth was no more the last of the Tewdwrs than her grandfather Henry VII was the first. We were before them and here we are now long after them.... Royal and Welsh, through and through.'
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Jones
Unknown:
William Ingram
Unknown:
Ray Smith
Unknown:
Henry Vii
Producer:
Christopher Venning
Elizabeth Tewdwr:
Rachel Thomas
Rhys Tewdwr:
David Lyn
Amy Meredith:
Elizabeth Morgan
Janet Tewdwr:
Olwen Griffiths
Griff Tewdwr:
Bryn Williams
Hugh Tewdwr:
Dlllwyn Owen
Ostler:
David Valla
Lleufer:
Bryn Williams
Mrs Samuels:
Elizabeth Morgan
Meredith:
Ray Handy
Rev Foulkes:
Dillwyn Owen
Nell:
Elizabeth Morgan
Wilkins:
William Ingram
Flo:
Gaye Rorke

by J. B. PRIESTLEY : arranged for radio in 13 episodes by NEVILLE TELLER
Reader Wilfred Pickles 4: The Curtain Rises
What quirk could have led Miss Trant to put her money into the Dinky Doos ? Still, the die is cast now, and proudly bearing their new name-The Good Companions - they all stand on the threshold of an unknown future.
Producer TREVOR HILL ‡

Contributors

Unknown:
J. B. Priestley
Unknown:
Neville Teller
Reader:
Wilfred Pickles
Unknown:
Dinky Doos
Producer:
Trevor Hill

The Super-Pest
Few creatures are more universally hated than the rat. yet it can rely on man for food and shelter. Rats are widely used in medical research. but the diseases they carry have killed millions of human beings.
It's a great success story-from the rat's point of view! Introduced by DEREK JONES
(Repeated: Wed, 9.5 am)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
The blind who lead the sighted: PEGGY JORDAN , a counsellor, and JILL ALLEN. a captain in the Girls' Brigade, on their work. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Producer THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Unknown:
Peggy Jordan
Unknown:
Jill Allen.
Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall
Introduced By:
Thena Heshel

CICELY COURTNEIDGE appeals on behalf of the Elderly Invalids Fund
The ElF helps anyone with an old-age problem. It gives advice to those in doubt and comfort to those in need.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Cicely Courtneidge

Piano Concerto No 2, in B flat major: EMIL GILELS MOSCOW PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by NEEMI VARVI
8.0* Symphony No 1, in c major RADIO FRANKFURT
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by DEAN DIXON

Contributors

Conducted By:
Neemi Varvi
Conducted By:
Dean Dixon

Dame Margery Perham, author" of many books on Africa, recalls some of her personal adventures in four talks
2: South Africa - the Turning of the Tide
' Africa! This was my real goal, my main subject of study. We reached Cape Town in the autumn of 1929. From my ship I looked up at Table Mountain with some dread for I knew that north and north-east there stretched some thousand miles of racial problems, deeper even than I had surveyed in the United States.'

The Labour Government
1964-1970 - a Personal Record A discussion by MAX BELOFF , Gladstone Professor of Government, Oxford
THE RT HON DOUGLAS HOUGHTON , Mr, Chairman, Parliamentary Labour Party
KEITH MIDDLEMAS , Lecturer in History, Sussex; co-author of Baldwin.
Chairman ANTHONY KING. Professor of Government. Essex Producer BERNARD TATE

Contributors

Unknown:
Max Beloff
Unknown:
Douglas Houghton
Unknown:
Keith Middlemas
Unknown:
Anthony King.
Producer:
Bernard Tate

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More