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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.

Contributors

Unknown:
Miss Sarah Chakko.

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. Working in the Catering Trade. Herbert Hunter interviews workers. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Le Professeur Charbonneaux et l'Inspecteur Limier. Un vol mysterieux. Texte de René Leplat.

Contributors

Unknown:
William Appleby
Unknown:
Herbert Hunter

by Denis Constanduros
' Naming the Day '
Produced by Brandon Acton-Bond

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis Constanduros
Produced By:
Brandon Acton-Bond
Mum:
Phyllis Smale
Dad:
Lewis Gedge
Dot:
Aileen Mills
Ted:
Michael Bradford
Doreen:
Peggy Ryalls
Mr Adams:
Paul Lorraine
Henry Stidden:
Robert Bashford
Storyteller:
Robert Pim

The Four in A Chord
John Forde
Bob Dale
Graham Stark
Elisabeth Welch
Robert Moreton
Compère. Bill Gates
The Orchestra
Conducted by Woolf Phillips Producer, Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Unknown:
John Forde
Unknown:
Bob Dale
Unknown:
Graham Stark
Unknown:
Elisabeth Welch
Unknown:
Robert Moreton
Conducted By:
Woolf Phillips

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Bertha Willmott
Unknown:
Nancy Bateman
Unknown:
Eric Whitley
Unknown:
John Rorke
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Introduced By:
Rex Palmer
Unknown:
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

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour: for St. David's Day

BBC Home Service Welsh

Children's Hour

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

For Younger Listeners
' The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin ' by Beatrix Potter told by David
5.10 For Children of Most Ages
Children's Hour
' Music in Miniature ' for St. David's Day played by the BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conducted by Arwel Hughes
Introduced by David Davis
5.30 For Older Children
Noises Off
The last of three talks by Antony Hopkins about incidental music
3-Films
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Beatrix Potter
Leader:
Philip Whiteway
Conducted By:
Arwel Hughes
Introduced By:
David Davis
Unknown:
Antony Hopkins

Regional Variations (2)

Piano conceptions by Bix Beiderbecke, played by Ken Rattenbury.

BBC Home Service Midland

Talk by Dr. J. W. C. Wand ,
Bishop of London
Next Sunday the British and Foreign Bible Society celebrates its 150th anniversary. This Society has been the servant of all traditions of the Christian Church. Its third jubilee will be celebrated throughout the country by a number of Bible Weeks sponsored by the British Council of Churdhes under the theme ' The Bible SpeaKs Today.'

Contributors

Talk By:
Dr. J. W. C. Wand

Regional Variations (6)

Country Fare.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

As North.

BBC Home Service West

Just as You Please

BBC Home Service Scottish

'After the Ball': operette by NoeM Coward. Excerpts from the First Night at Liverpool.

BBC Home Service North

Music for St. David's Day.* BBC Welsh Orchestra.

BBC Home Service Welsh

You too cart be a Detective
Listeners are invited to join with a panel of experts in testing their powers of crime detection
3 — ' Held to Ransom '
Written by Edward J. Mason
Actors:
Jon Farrell , Hamilton Dyee
Ysanne Churchman
Philip Garston-Jones
Courtney Hope , June Spencer Arnold Peters , John Hobday
Panel of Experts:
John Arlott , F. R. Buckley
Robert Fabian
Devised and produced by Tony Shryane

Contributors

Written By:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Jon Farrell
Unknown:
Hamilton Dyee
Unknown:
Ysanne Churchman
Unknown:
Philip Garston-Jones
Unknown:
Courtney Hope
Unknown:
Spencer Arnold Peters
Unknown:
John Hobday
Unknown:
John Arlott
Unknown:
F. R. Buckley
Unknown:
Robert Fabian
Produced By:
Tony Shryane

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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