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The Breaking of Bread
The fourth of five broadcasts during Lent, centred on the rite of Holy Communion and its meaning in various traditions of the universal Church. Today's service comes from the assembly of Christian Brethren meeting at the Gospel Hall, Bearwood Road, Smethwick.
The church members take part spontaneously in prayer, hymns, scripture reading and ministry.
Address given by ALAN BAMFORD Organist MURIEL STICKLEY BBC Birmingham

Introduced by Eric Tobitt
Autoquip 76: a visit to the Trade Exhibition of the latest car components and equipment by ARTHUR PHILLIPS.
The ' Total' Economy Drive: richard HUDSON-EVANS explains what it's all about and how he hopes to win.
Tyre Safety: some useful tips from ALAN POWELL Of the NTDA.
The Road to Survival: DICK MADDOCK joins a Road Accident Symposium in Birmingham. Producer GEOFF DOBSON at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By:
Eric Tobitt
Unknown:
Arthur Phillips.
Unknown:
Alan Powell
Unknown:
Dick Maddock
Producer:
Geoff Dobson

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The Radetzky March The novel by JOSEPH ROTH (1894-1939) dramatised for radio by EVA TUCKER from the translation by GEOFFREY DUNLOP and EVA TUCKER 1 The Austro-Hungarian monarchy stepped almost without transition from a performance at the operetta into the grim theatre of the World War. I knew and loved the remarkable family of the Trottas, about whom I am writing in The Radetzky March. In their rise and fall I seem to discern the intention of that uncanny power which illustrates in the fate of one family that of a historical destiny.'
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS

Contributors

Novel By:
Joseph Roth
Unknown:
Eva Tucker
Translation By:
Geoffrey Dunlop
Unknown:
Eva Tucker
Producer:
John Theocharis

The Stately Sailing Swan
The ancients linked the swan with purity, hope and the souls of the dead - but today, as we take a close look at the mute swan, we find swans stately sailing even in the shadow of man's industry. Introduced by PETER FRANCE Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter France
Producer:
John Harrison
Producer:
Dilys Breese

A magazine of special interest to the visually handicapped.
Aids to Telephoning: some suggestions from MARGARET FORD. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKBALL Producer THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Scott
Producer:
Thena Heshel

Mike and Mary discuss with their guests of the week the interaction of public and private lives in various types of successful relationships. Producer MICHAEL EMBER
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am) (Neit week at this time: If you think You've got Problems)

Contributors

Producer:
Michael Ember

The quiz game abuut what famous people said and what Graeme Garden. Roberta Leigh Ned Sherrin. John Wells think they ought to have said instead. Quotations read by Ronald Fletcher
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees. Producer JOHN LLOYD (Starting next week at this time: Round Britain Quiz

Contributors

Unknown:
Graeme Garden.
Unknown:
Roberta Leigh
Unknown:
Ned Sherrin.
Unknown:
John Wells
Read By:
Ronald Fletcher
Presented By:
Nigel Rees.
Producer:
John Lloyd

by HUGH WALPOLE adapted in five parts by ANTONY KEAREY with Clive Swift. Amanda Murray Nisei Davenport and Nigel Lambert
A West Country cathedral town in the early 30s, the inhabitants' roles clearly defined - clergy, trade and unemployed. A peaceful town, a little complacent perhaps, and therefore ripe for disruption; but an apparent haven for Michael Furze , home from his travels after 20 years. 1: Boanerges
Producer MARGARET ETALL

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Walpole
Unknown:
Antony Kearey
Unknown:
Clive Swift.
Unknown:
Amanda Murray
Unknown:
Nisei Davenport
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Unknown:
Michael Furze
Producer:
Margaret Etall
Michael Furze:
Clive Swift
Stephen Furze:
Roger Snowdon
Elizabeth Furze:
Amanda Murray
Sarah Furze/Biddy:
Norma Ronald
Canon Marlowe:
James Thomason
Penny Marlowe:
Elspeth Chari.Ton
James Bird:
Nigel Lambert
John Lampiron:
Nigel Davenport
Herbert Klitch:
Clifford Norgate
Mrs Carris:
Eva Stuart
Aldridge:
Jeffrey Segal
Broad:
Steve Hodson
Bellamy:
Michael Shannon
Mordaunt:
John Ruddock
Moon:
David Graham
Miss Harvey:
Deborah Paige

' Shocked by a bad bottle of wine, an impatient stranger, or a fault in syntax, his mind, like a cinema camera, tracked in furiously forward to confront the offending object, with glaring lens ... he was absurd to many, but to some formidable.' A devastating self-portrait by Evelyn Waugh from the opening of one of his last books. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, which he frankly admitted was autobiographical. Evelyn Waugh died ten years ago and his personality is still an enigma to many.
This portrait of the writer is written by DOROTHY BAKER and based on CHRISTOPHER SYKES 'S recent biography.
Evelyn Waugh Hugh Burden Narrator David March with the recorded voices of HAROLD ACTON , GORONWY REES FLORA ROBSON and EVELYN WAUGH himself Producer HELEN FRY

Contributors

Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Written By:
Dorothy Baker
Unknown:
Christopher Sykes
Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh Hugh
Unknown:
Harold Acton
Unknown:
Goronwy Rees
Unknown:
Flora Robson
Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Producer:
Helen Fry

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