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Awake, my soul (S.P. 25, omitting vv. 2, 4, and parts 2 and 3: A. and M. 3. omitting vv. 2. 4, and part 2: C.H. 256. omitting vv. 2. 4. 5; P. and H. 172. omitting v. 3; Tune: Morning Hymn)
Interlude: 'St. Crispin and St.
Crispinian '
Prayers: the Prayer of St. Ignatius
Loyola; the Lord's Prayer
Soldiers of Christ, arise (S.P. 641, and C.H. 534, omitting v. 4; A. and M. 270. omitting v. 6; P. and H. 128, omitting v. 2, part 2: Tune, St. Ethelwald)

Myra Hess (piano) Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano) on gramophone records
Five Bagatelles (Howard Ferguson ) Songs:
Go not, happy day (Frank Bridge) I have twelve oxen (John Ireland)
In youth is pleasure (E. J. Moeran ) Three Chinese Lyrics (
Arthur Oldham )
Yarmouth Fair (Peter Warlock )


Myra Hess
Peter Pears
Benjamin Britten
Howard Ferguson
J. Moeran
Arthur Oldham
Peter Warlock

with James Robertson Justice
Beryl Reid , Ken Platt
Graham Stark , Ronald Chesney
The Coronets
The Dennis Wilson Quartet
Written by Ronald Wolfe ,
George Wadmore and Pat Dunlop
Produced by Roy Speer
(The recorded broadcast of December 9 in the Light Programme)


James Robertson Justice
Beryl Reid
Ken Platt
Graham Stark
Ronald Chesney
Dennis Wilson
Written By:
Ronald Wolfe
Written By:
George Wadmore
Written By:
Pat Dunlop
Produced By:
Roy Speer

TRAVEL TALKS. In the Valley of the Irrawaddy River. Script by Anthony Christie.
2 20 LOOKING AT THINGS. Planning a Kitchen. Script by Ruth Drew
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH i. ' Big Tiger and Christian ' by Fritz MUhlenweg , translated by Isabel MacHugh. Florence MacHugh Adapted by Rhoda Power.
6— 'The Ring is Claimed '


Script By:
Anthony Christie.
Script By:
Ruth Drew
Fritz Muhlenweg
Translated By:
Isabel MacHugh.
Translated By:
Florence MacHugh
Adapted By:
Rhoda Power.

For Children of Most Ages
Things I Wouldn't Have Missed'
' Alfred, Dog of my Heart'
Second of a new series of talks by George Nash
5.15 For Older Children
' The Company of the Locket'
A new serial play written for broadcasting by Constance Teear
2— 'Red Owain Strikes '
Production by Lorraine Davies
In the summer of 1656, Captain Edmund Rogers is ordered to lead a detachment of dragoons into Wales to hunt down a band of outlaws-the Company of the Locket, led by Red Owain. Edmund captures Catrin, Red Owain 's daughter, and locks her up in the town tail. But Catrin has aroused bad feeling bv taking a so-called witch under her protection and a hostile crowd gathers outside the tail There is a crv of Fire!


George Nash
Production By:
Lorraine Davies
Edmund Rogers
Red Owain
Capt Edmund Rogers:
Noel Johnson
Lieut Gwilym Hughes:
Brinley Jenkins
William Jones:
Huw Jones
Catrin Lewis:
Gwenyth Petty
Isaac Lort:
Prysor Williams
Toby Badger:
Basil Jones
Red Owain:
Cynddylan Williams
Moses Jones
Charity Phillips:
Rachel Thomas
Ennis Tinnusche

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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