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'That They May Have Life '
Mrs. Geoffrey Fisher, wife of the Archbishop of Canterbury, speaks about
'The Creative Life of God'
March 5 is known in 120 countries as the Women's World Day of Prayer. This year's theme, 'That They May Have Life,' the theme of the morning talks this week, was prepared by the late Miss Sarah Chakko, who was President of Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow, and the only Woman President of the World Council of Churches. She died in January.


Miss Sarah Chakko.

A musical miscellany of the songs that were hits from 1900 to 1914 featuring
Bertha Willmott
Nancy Bateman
Eric Whitley
John Rorke
The George 'Mitchell Choir
Augmented BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Programme introduced by Rex Palmer
Script and research by Ted Kavanagh
Production by Glyn Jones


Bertha Willmott
Nancy Bateman
Eric Whitley
John Rorke
Paul Fenoulhet
Introduced By:
Rex Palmer
Ted Kavanagh
Production By:
Glyn Jones

Victoria Elliott (soprano)
Marjorie Shires (contralto)
John Kentish (tenor)
Frederick Sharp (baritone)
BBC Singers
The Goldsbrough Orchestra (Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz ) Conducted by Charles Mackerras
Programme introduced by Frank Daunton
2.40 KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD. A series of programmes about local studies. 7-Market Day. Script by A. L. Lloyd
3.0 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' The Night the Ghost Got In ' from ' My Life and Hard Times ' by James Thurber


Victoria Elliott
Marjorie Shires
John Kentish
Frederick Sharp
Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By:
Charles MacKerras
Introduced By:
Frank Daunton
Script By:
A. L. Lloyd
James Thurber

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