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Jesus, where'er thy people meet (A. and M. 529; S.P. 551; C.H. 247)
Prayers
Psalm 122
Lesson: St. Luke 2, vv. 22-40 Te Deum (Stanford in B flat)
Creed and Prayers
O Sion, open wide thy gates (A. and M. 407)
Address by the Rev. H. Wallace Bird
O praise ye the Lord (A. and M. 308; S.P. 351)
Blessing
Organist, Samuel H. Baker

Contributors

Address:
Rev. H. Wallace Bird
Organist:
Samuel H. Baker

(Religious Service in Welsh)
Trefn y Gwasanaeth
Haleliwia, mawl i'r lesu (332) (Ton, Hyfrydol)
Rhan o'r Foreol Weddi
Salm 46
LIith, St. loan 1, 1-18 Y Credo
Gweddi'r Arglwydd
Gweddiau
Duw teyrnasa ar y ddaear (388) (Ton
Mariners)
Pregeth gan y Parchedig Griffith
Jones
Mae Eglwys Dduw trwy'r ddaear a'r nef yn un (394) (Ton Ffigysbren)
Y Fendith
Organydd, Harold Davies
(Cymerir yr emynau o Lyfr Emynau'r Eglwys)

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Davies

First of two gramophone programmes based on the Diary of Samuel Pepys , devised by Ronald Hilborne and read by Joseph Macleod
In this first programme Mr. Pepys sees morris-dancing in the streets of London, sings a chorus with royal musicians, feels sick when a certain young lady plays on the harpsichord, hears ' Greensleeves ' on a warship is present at a court ball, and watches Charles II eat to the music of violins.

Contributors

Unknown:
Samuel Pepys
Unknown:
Ronald Hilborne
Read By:
Joseph MacLeod

Octet in F played by Paul Beard (violin), Thomas Peatfield (violin), Philip Sainton (viola), Ambrose Gauntlett (cello), Eugene Cruft (double bass), Frederick Thurston (clarinet), Aubrey Brain (horn), Archie Camden (bassoon). From a concert hall in the Midlands

Contributors

Played By:
Paul Beard
Violin:
Thomas Peatfield
Violin:
Philip Sainton
Viola:
Ambrose Gauntlett
Cello:
Eugene Cruft
Clarinet:
Frederick Thurston
Clarinet:
Aubrey Brain
Horn:
Archie Camden

Play by Afinogenev. English version by Hubert Griffith , with the songs freely adapted by Geoffrey Parsons. Produced by Barbara Burnham
Narrator, Edgar Norfolk
Scene : A small wayside railway-station on the Trans-Siberian Railway. All the action takes place during twenty-four hours in August

Contributors

Unknown:
Hubert Griffith
Adapted By:
Geoffrey Parsons.
Produced By:
Barbara Burnham
Narrator:
Edgar Norfolk
Koriushko:
Harcourt Williams
Liubov:
Amy Veness
Zhenia:
Jenny Lovelace
Lavrenti:
Alec Guinness
Glasha:
Peggy Ashcroft
Makarov:
Stanley Lathbury
Gennadi:
G R Schjelderup
Lieut Gen Matvei Ilyich Malko:
Abraham Sofaer
Vera Nikolaevna:
Mary O'Farrell
Sulin:
Cyril Gardiner
Vlas Fillipovich:
Esmé Percy

Series of four evening services of thanksgiving and intercession Call to worship
All people that on earth do dwell
(A. and M. 166; S.P. 443 ; C.H. 229)
Lesson : From Ephesians 2 and 3 Thanksgiving and Intercession for the Church Universal
The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended
(omitting verse 1) (A. and M. 477 ; S.P. 56 ; C.H. 289)
Address by the Rev. Ronald D. Rees , Secretary of the National Christian Council of China
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(A. and M. 176 ; S.P. 527 ; C.H. 419)
Thanksgiving and Intercession for the Church Universal
Through the night of doubt and sorrow (A. and M. 274 ; S.P. 678 ; C.H. 214)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Ronald D. Rees

The successful musical comedy by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon , originally produced at the Ambassadors Theatre, London. Music arranged and orchestrated by Ernest Irving from Victorian melodies selected by Eleanor Farjeon
The action of the play takes place in the conservatory of Mr. Gill's house in Twickenham on a Victorian summer evening ; the garden of Mr. Gill's house later that night ; and the river bank the following day
BBC Theatre Chorus, BBC
Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Mark H.Lubbock. Production, adaptation, and narration by Desmond Davis

Contributors

Unknown:
Herbert Farjeon
Unknown:
Ernest Irving
Unknown:
Eleanor Farjeon
Conducted By:
Mark H.Lubbock.
Unknown:
Desmond Davis
Mr Gill:
Frederick Ranalow
Mrs Gill:
Joyce Barbour
Edward Gill:
Charles Heslop
Kate Gill:
Helen Crerar
Laura Rivers:
Sybil Evers
Julian Bromley:
Jan van Der Gucht
Albert Porter:
Geoffrey Dunn
Patty Moss:
Patricia Leonard

BBC Home Service Basic

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BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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