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Regional Variations (3)

Service for St. David's Day from Jerusalem Methodist Church, Egerton Street, Wrexham: The Rev. J. Roger Jones.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Morning Service. ' Where are we going? '-2. From Birmingham Cathedral, Preacher, the Very Rev. Michael Clarke, Provost of Birmingham.

BBC Home Service Midland

A group of services in which Christians examine various aspects of our national life
2—Our Politics
Christopher Hollis , m.p., speaks about the aims and values for which he believes Christians should stand in the ordering of our public life followed by A service from the Chapel of Campion Hall, Oxford, conducted by the Master, Father Thomas Corbishley , S.J.
Come. Holy Ghost (W.H. 62)
Prayers to the Holy Spirit: for Peace The Living God my shepherd is
(Driscoll's Cantionale)
Readings from St. Augustine’s ‛ City of God ' 14, 28
Readings from Psalm 126; Isaias 40;
Colossians 1
Prayer to Christ the King Blessing
To Christ the Lord of worlds we sing
(W.H. 97)
Choirmaster, the Rev. E. Yarnold , B.J.
Organist, David Greenwood
Next Sunday: ‛Our Industry '

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Hollis
Unknown:
Father Thomas Corbishley
Unknown:
Rev. E. Yarnold
Organist:
David Greenwood

Overture, Leonora No. 1
(Beethoven); London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Eduard van Beinum
Quartet, Mir ist so wunderbar (Fidelio, Act 1) (Beethoven) : Erna Berger (soprano), Henriette Gottlieb (soprano). Marcel Wittrisch (tenor), Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender (baritone), and members of the Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Zweig
Symphony in G minor (E. J. Moeran):
Hallé Orchestra, conducted by Leslie Heward on gramophone records

Regional Variations (3)

For Farmers.

BBC Home Service Midland

Gwasanaeth Gwyl Ddewi. o Eglwys y Santes Fair. Aberystwyth: Hybarch Richard Ward, Archddiacon Ceredigion.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A series of six talks'
5-Knossos by Charles Seltman , Litt.D.
Knossos, site of the great palace of Minos, King of Crete, is traditionally associated with the story of the Minotaur. In that story, it was a clew of thread that enabled Theseus to disentangle himself from the confusion of the labyrinth. In this talk, it is archaeology that provides the speaker with his clue as he seeks to disentangle myth and legend in the story.

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Seltman

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Contents:
' A further introduction to Hugo Wolf (1860-1903),’ by Frank Walker ' Music and Music-Making in England,' by Scott Goddard
' The Inevitable Editor. 5—Initerpretation in Footnotes,' by Sidney Harrison

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Edited By:
Julian Herbage
Introduced By:
Julian
Unknown:
Hugo Wolf
Unknown:
Frank Walker
Unknown:
Scott Goddard
Unknown:
Sidney Harrison

Five experts on art, films, theatre, radio, and books
Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Art: R. Furneaux Jordan
Films: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Frank Tilsley Books: John Connell

Contributors

Conducted By:
Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown:
R. Furneaux Jordan
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Richard Findlater
Unknown:
Frank Tilsley
Unknown:
John Connell

Regional Variations (6)

Gardeners’ Question Time.

BBC Home Service North

P. J. Thrower talks about the month's work in the garden.

BBC Home Service Midland

The Scottish Garden.

BBC Home Service Scottish

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

For Western Gardeners.

BBC Home Service West

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
H. F. Barnes , Ph.D., of Rothamstted Experimental Station gives some advice on the most effective methods of controlling slugs
H. Smith talks about his heather garden
Robert Thompson puts the amateur point of view
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Hay
Introduced By:
H. F. Barnes
Talks:
H. Smith
Unknown:
Robert Thompson
Unknown:
Fred Streeter

A play for broadcasting by Denis Constanduros
(Continued in next column)
The action of the play takes place in a West-Country farmhouse between 1912 and 1953 Produced by Owen Reed in the BBC's West of England studios

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Denis Constanduros
Produced By:
Owen Reed
Ben Tribe:
Lewis Gedge
Madge Tribe, his daughter:
Aileen Mills
Alec Tribe Ms son:
Neville Mapp
Dorothy, Alec's wife:
Brenda Hamilton
Barney Fawcett her brother:
Alan Wheatley
Andrew MacLaren:
Frank Duncan
The Rev Samson:
Ivan Brandt
Rachel, his daughter:
Hilda Schroder
Dr Husting:
Felix Felton
Richard Tribe:
David Enders
First reader:
James Cairncross
Second reader:
Constance Chapman

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour. ' Lives of Famous Northerners': Edwin Waugh, the Lancashire poet (1817-1890). Songs; violin solos.

BBC Home Service North

Awr y Plant: songs and poems by Dr. T. H. Parry-Williams.

BBC Home Service Welsh

"Who Would True Valour See"
A series of Bible plays on St. Paul
Written and produced by J. Stanley Pritchard
6 - 'The New Name'

5.25 St. David of Wales
A children's service from the Temple of Peace, Cardiff, to commemorate the patron saint of Wales. Conducted by the Rev. Moelwyn Merchant
King of Glory, King of Peace (E.H. 424)
Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
First Lesson: David and Goldath - 1 Samuel 17
The God of love my shepherd is (E.H. 93)
Second Lesson: The Good Shepherd - St. John 10
Magnificat
A legend from the life of St. David
followed by psalm 96
St. David (E.H. 211)
Address
Let all the world in every corner sing (E. H. 427)
Prayers
Blessing
Organist, Anthony Lewis

Contributors

Produced By:
J. Stanley Pritchard
Organist:
Anthony Lewis
Saul, also called Paul:
Leonard Maguire
Barnabas:
Bryden Murdoch
Peter:
Tom Fleming
John Mark:
Lawrence Dalzell
Sergius Paulus, Governor of Cyprus:
John McColl
Elymas, an astrologer:
James Sutherland

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Fernando Previtali
The Three Cornered Hal was first produced by Diagthilev's Balleit Company at the Aithambra Theatre, London, in 1919, with choreography by Massine (who danced the role of the Miller) and scenery and costumes by Picasso. Lt tells the story of a miller whose wife's charms attract the attention of the local Governor, or Corregidor. Unable to witn her favour by fair means, he has the miller arrested so that he can pursue her without hindrance; but with all his scheming, he only procures for himself a ducking in the river and the derision of the whole village. The three dances to be performed are: ' The Neighbours ' (in the style of a Seguidjiia), ' The Miller's Dance,' and ' Final Daince ' (a Jota). Deryck Cooke

Contributors

Leader:
Paul Beard
Conducted By:
Fernando Previtali
Duced By:
Diagthilev'S Balleit
Unknown:
Deryck Cooke

Regional Variations (6)

Service from Truro Cathedral. Preacher, the Bishop of Truro.

BBC Home Service West

Gwasanaeth Undebol dan nawdd Cymrodorion Abertawe a'r Cylch, yng Nghapel Henrietta, Abertawe: Parch. Rowland Evans.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Service from St. Matthew's Church, Rugby: the Rev. Eric Pitt.

BBC Home Service Midland

Bible Study Service from North Kelvinside Church, Glasgow: the Rev. Tom Allan.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Service from First Derry Presbyterian Church. Londonderry: the Rev. W. I. Steele

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

from Christ Church, Claughton, Birkenhead. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. F. J. Taylor , assisted by the Rev. W. H. Correy
A Ransom for Many
The royal banners forward go (Rev.
A. and M. 96)
Confession and Absolution Prayers
Psalm 146
First Lesson: Isaiah 63, vv. 7-16 Magnificat
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 20, vv.
17-28
Nunc dimittis
Creed, Suffrages, Collects
Thou art the way (Rev. A. and M.
199)
Sermon Prayers
My song is love unknown (Rev. A. and M. 102)
Blessing
Organist, William Rhydwen Jones
Why dad Jesus die? To seit free men who had been ensiaved by the consequences of personal and social wrong-doing.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. F. J. Taylor
Unknown:
Rev. W. H. Correy
Organist:
William Rhydwen Jones

Regional Variations (7)

Appeal: the Scottish Girls' Friendly Society, by Lennox Milne.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Appeal: the National Library of Wales Building Fund. by Dr. T. H. Parry-Williams.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Appeal: the Belfast Council of Social Welfare, by Dr. Eric Ashby, Vice Chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Appeal: the Exeter Cathedral Restoration Appeal Fund, by Sir Richard Acland, Bt... m.p.

BBC Home Service West

Appeal: the War Memorial Village, Derby, by the Duke of Devonshire.

BBC Home Service Midland

Appeal: the Social Work of the Manchester and Salford Methodist Mission, by the Rev. Leslie D. Weatherhead.

BBC Home Service North

Appeal on behalf of the London Council for Welfare of Women and Girls, and Central Information Bureau, by Derek McCulloch O.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
This organisation consists of representatives of voluntary societies and Government Departments. It is principally a Central Information Bureau for lodging and accommodation for business girls and students. All addiresses given out for hostels or private Lodgings are recommended, and a yearly handbook with addresses of recommended hostels is sent to enquirers from all over the World.
Hospital almoners, welfare officers from
Governrment Departments or business firms, probation officers, and other social workers ask for help almost daily. The number of enquirers (including personal interviews and letters) for the past three months totals eight hundred.
Although the Council works closely with Government Department it is not eligible for a grant from the State. Expenses are kept as low as possible, but £ 1,500 is needed annually to carry on this work.

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek McCulloch O.B.E.
Unknown:
Derek McCulloch

by Charles Dickens
Adapted and produced by Charles Lefeaux in twelve episodes
5—‛ Sir Mulberry Hawk 'Cast in order of speaking:
On their wayto Portsmouth, Nicholas and Smike meet Mr. Vincent Crummies, « theatrical manager, who persuades them do join his company. The next day M the theatre Nicholas meets Mrs. Crummies and her daughter, The Infant Phenomenon, as well as Miss Sneveilicci, Mr. Folair, and Mr. LenviHe.
Nicholas is alt work on his first play and teaching Smike his part, when he is interrupted by Mr. Lillyvick whom he met at the Kenwigs’. Nicholas learns from him that he is about to marry Miss Henrietta Petowker, of the Theatre Royal, Drury
Lane, who has just joined the Company. Shortly after, Nicholas makes his first appearance on the stage.

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
Narrator:
John Gabriel
Lord Frederick Verisopht:
Brian Hayes
Sir Mulberry Hawk:
Ralph Truman
Ralph Nickleby:
Andrew Cruickshank
Newman Noggs:
Arthur Ridley
Mrs Nickleby:
Barbara Leake
Maid:
Alison Petrie
Mr Pluck:
Noel Hiff
Mr Pyke:
John Cazabon
Kate Nickleby:
Daphne Grey
Mrs Wititterly:
Hester Paton Brown
Mr Wititterly:
Arthur Lawrence
Smike:
Martin Starkie
Nicholas Nickleiby:
Gordon Davies
Mr Vincent Crummies:
Allan Jeayes

Regional Variations (4)

' The Witch of Leeds': the story of Mary Bateman.

BBC Home Service North

Songs of the West Country.

BBC Home Service West

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Emily George, of Dinas Cross, Pembrokeshire, describes how as a young woman she sailed the seas for years in a four-masted barque, the Comliebank of Glasgow, commanded by her husband.

Contributors

Speaker:
Emily George
Script:
John Griffiths
Production:
Elwyn Evans

Regional Variations (4)

Trevor Anthony (bas). Caneuon y Meistri. 1—Hugo Wolf.

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Arts in Ulster.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Midlands Miscellany: history, the arts, kindred subjects.

BBC Home Service Midland

Sonata in A, Op. 47 (Kreutzer) played by Manoug Parikian (violin)
George Malcolm (piano)

Contributors

Violin:
Manoug Parikian
Piano:
George Malcolm

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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