Some prayers and music
DUDLEY SAVAGE at the organ of the ABC Theatre in Plymouth and THE JAMES SHEPHERD VERSATILE BRASS music director RAY WOODFIELD with music requested for patients in hospital or at home Producer IAN CARSON
Requests, on postcards please, to: As Prescribed, BBC, Plymouth
Alec Taylor visits children's choirs all over Britain in search of songs and hymns for Sunday morning. This week:
Choirs from Worverhamptoa Producer MICHAEL SHOESMITH BBC Birmingham
introduces Melodies for You BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE
THE REGINALD LEOPOLD ORCHESTRA With BRIAN RAYNER OOOK Producer PETER BELL
The Dream oj Freedom The last of three services led by FR VINCENT WHELAN Producer PATRICK MCENROE
Introduced by Jean Challis Taking part:
ANDREW PASTOUNA. BFBS Cologne PETER MCDONAGH , BFBS Malta
JUNE ARMSTRONG-WRIGHT, Radio and TV Hong Kong
STEVE COSSER , ABC Sydney Producer pam cox
(19 September: BFBS Cologne, BFBS Malta, Hong Kong and Australia)
Conceived, nurtured and done by Tim Brooke-Taylor , Barry Cryer and John Junkin with the music (?) of the Denis King Trio
Written by BARRY CRYER and JOHN JUNKIN
Producer BOB OLIVER ROGERS BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Saturday 7.2 pm 1500m, and 202m Scotland)
A celebration of 50 years of film musicals.
11: Beyond the Rainbow
It wasn' Judy's fault she got into the drug and liquor scene. When she was a child the studio realised her potential and they started giving her methedrine for the daytime and sleeping pills at night so as to get the most out of her, and this was the beginning of her depending on drugs and it went from bad to worse.'
Douglas Fairbanks Jr continues the story of Judy Garland , through her greatest years at MGM. and her emergence as a legend in her own lifetime, to her tragic death. Also taking part:
SAUL CHAPLIN , JACK HALEY SR ALLAN JONES , HOWARD KEEL GENE KELLY JOE PASTERNAK
GEORGE SIDNEY. NORMAN TAUROG and CHARLES WALTERS
Written by BENNY GREEN
Producers JOHN BILLINGHAM and MEL HOUSE
(Douglas Fairbanks Jr Is In ' The Pleasure of his Company ' at the Phoenix Theatre, London)
says Thanks for the Memory Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
(Hubert Gregg is in ' 'While the Sun Shines ' at the Theatre Royal, Windsor)
with your Sunday Soapbox also featuring PERCY EDWARDS Producer RON GARDNER BBC Birmingham Including at 5.2 Cricket: the teatime scores in today's John Player League games.
Regional Variations (2)
Introduced by John Dunn
International Tennis: the Federation Cup, the world team championship for women, begins today in Philadelphia and GERALD WILLIAMS reports as Virginia Wade and her girls prepare to do battle.
Cricket: featuring reports on the top John Player League matches, plus news and scores from the other games.
Motor Cycling: the world scene switches to Eastern Europe for the Czech Grand Prix. CHRIS CARTER reporting from Brno.
Cycling: news of the National Amateur Road Race championships at Wolverhampton.
Frank Chacksfield conducts the BBC RADIO ORCHESTRA and introduces this week's guests JOANNE BROWN and GORDON LANGFORD
Producer ROYSTON HERBERT
from the Parish Church of St Comgall, Bangor, County Down, with the united choirs of the district
Introduced by DONALD CAIRNS Conducted by IAN HUNTER
Organists IAN MCBRIDE , IVAN MCCOMB and DAVID THOMSON Prayer and Blessing by REV GEORGE MITCHELL
Hymns: Brethren let us join to bless (Harts); To thy temple I repair (Pie Jesu Domine): It were my soul's desire (Armagh); Drop, drop slow tears (Song 47); The head that once was crowned (St Magnus): In Christ there is no east (Ballerina); Help us to help each other (Dunfermline); Songs of praise the angels sang (Northampton)
BBC Northern Ireland
Introduced bv Alan Keith Producer JACK DABBS
BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA conducted by NEIL RICHARDSON THE CARLTON MAIN FRICKLEY COLLIERY BAND conductor MAJOR H. A. KENNY Introduced by James Alexander Gordon Producer ALLAN GILES
Peter Clayton with news. reviews and comment from the world of jazz, with STAN SULZMANN QUARTET and BOB BURNS QUINTET Producers LAWRIE MONK and KEITH STEWART Including at 12.0
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