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from the studio, conducted by the Rev. P. B. Hawkridge , D.D., Minister of Regent Square Presbyterian Church, London
Sentences
Prayer of Invocation
A gladsome hymn of praise we sing
(C.H. 28)
Prayer of Confession
Dear Lord and father of mankind
(C.H. 245; S.P. 481)
Lesson: St. John 14, w. 1-17 Prayers of Intercession
Lord. thy word abideth (C.H. 199;
S.P. 570)
Sermon Prayer
It fell upon a summer day (C.H. 80;
S.P. 539)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. P. B. Hawkridge

A fortnightly review, edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage. Special issue devoted to Edward Elgar (b. June 2. 1857). Contents: 'Elgar's Orchestral Music,' by Constant Lambert; ' His Choral Works,' by Alan
J. Kirby; an appreciation of Elgar, by Basil Maine

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Edited By:
Julian Herbage.
Unknown:
Basil Maine

A weekly series of readings and dramatised extracts from modern American humorous writers. 10-' The Sunday Menace' and ' The Passing of the Orthodox Paradox,' by Robert Benchley, read by Peter Madden, with passages from a play by the author specially recorded by a large cast from members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company. Produced by Felix Felton

Contributors

Produced By:
Felix Felton

Devised by Seton Pollock and written by Wilfrid Grantham. Music specially composed and directed by Maurice Jacobson. Produced by Mary Hope Allen. 5 — ' A Man of Strife,' with Ivan Brandt as Jeremiah and

Contributors

Unknown:
Seton Pollock
Written By:
Wilfrid Grantham.
Directed By:
Maurice Jacobson.
Produced By:
Mary Hope
Unknown:
Ivan Brandt
Narrator:
Grenville Eves
Gamaliel:
Alexander Sarner
John the Baptist:
Roger Snowdon
Jeremiah:
Ivan Brandt
Hilkaiah:
Graveley Edwards
Susannah:
Vivienne Chatterton
Shaphan:
Frank Cochrane
Josiah:
John Witty
Jehoiakim:
Howieson Culft
Pashhur:
Eric Anderson
Judge:
William Trent
Ahikam:
Roderick Lovell
Baruch:
Charles E Stidwill
Villagers:
Philip Cunningham
Villagers:
Franklyn Bellamy
Villagers:
Susan Richmond

' The Inimitable Boz '
A portrait of Charles Dickens , by Alec Macdonald. Produced by Josephine Plummer

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Unknown:
Alec MacDonald.
Produced By:
Josephine Plummer
Charles Dickens a boy:
Keith Lloyd
Charles Dickens a man:
D. A. Clarke Smith
John Dickens, his father:
Dick Francis
John Forster:
Ronald Long
Mr Hall, of Chapman and Hall:
John Dodsworth
Queen Victoria:
Betty Hardy
Charlotte:
Mollie Maureen
William:
John Gilpin
Miss Pincher, their governess:
Ann Codrington
Their Papa:
Gordon McLeod
Turnkey of the Marshalsea:
Harry Hutchinson

4—' Who Discovered America?'
A programme stating the claims of four hardy Norsemen : Bjami Herjulfsson , Leif the Lucky, Thorvald Ericsson , and Thorfinn Kadsefni-to say nothing of Leif's sister, Freydis the Killer. Script by Paul Dehn , based on the sagas. Produced by Rayner Heppenstall

Contributors

Unknown:
Bjami Herjulfsson
Unknown:
Thorvald Ericsson
Unknown:
Thorfinn Kadsefni-To
Script By:
Paul Dehn
Produced By:
Rayner Heppenstall

from St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Eric S. Loveday
Rejoice, the Lord is king (S.P. 632;
C.H. 135)
Confession and Absolution The Lord's Prayer Psalm 150 Lesson
Collects and Prayers
The head that once was crowned with thorns (S.P. 175; C.H. 131)
Sermon
God that madest earth and heaven
(S.P. 46; C.H. 293)
Blessing
Organist, Neville Mansel

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric S. Loveday
Organist:
Neville Mansel

by Charles Dickens , adapted for broadcasting by Alice de Grey and Philip Wade. Produced by John Richmond. Episode 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Broadcasting By:
Alice de Grey
Broadcasting By:
Philip Wade.
Produced By:
John Richmond.
The Reader:
Raf de la Torre
Mr Dombey:
Ralph Truman
Florence Dombey:
Elaine MacNamara
Paul Dombey:
David de Saram
Dr Blimber:
George Owen
Mr Toots:
George Benson
Miss Cornelia Blimb'er:
Molly Rankin
James Carker:
Carleton Hobbs
Walter Gay:
John Blythe
John Carker:
Cyril Gardiner
Mrs Pipchin:
Gladys Spencer

A poetry notebook, edited by Patric Dickinson. Poems cut from newspapers and magazines, and other ephemeridae; including poems by Richard Church, Edward Shanks , and James Stephens. Readers. Molly Rankin , Ronald Barton , and Basil Jones. Presented by Peter Watts

Contributors

Edited By:
Patric Dickinson.
Unknown:
Edward Shanks
Readers:
James Stephens.
Readers:
Molly Rankin
Readers:
Ronald Barton
Readers:
Basil Jones.
Presented By:
Peter Watts

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

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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