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Praise, mv soul, the King of Heaven
(S.P. 623; A. and M. 298; C.H. 21. omitting v. 4: P. and H. 24: Tune, Praise my soul)
Interlude: ' 'Peter's Death'
Prayers; the Prayer for Friends: the Lord's Prayer
Forth in thy name, 0 Lord, I go
(S.P. 29, A. and M. 8. C.H. 651. all omitting v. 2; P. and H. 174: Tune. Angels' Song)

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by George Hurst
Overture: The Mastersingers Siegfried Idyll
The Ride of the Valkyries
Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde)
From the Town Hall, Manchester by courtesy of the Manchester Corporation


Reginald Stead
Conducted By:
George Hurst

TRAVEL TALKS. Among the Bedouin Arabs. Script by Winifred Holmes.
2.20 THE BIBLE AND LIFE. Studies in St. Mark's Gospel. 9-Christ, the Son of God. Script by John Allen. (BBC recording)
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH i. ' The Casket and the Sword ' by Norman Dale , adapted for broadcasting by Garry Lyle. 1-' Jeremy Answers the trumpet'


Script By:
Winifred Holmes.
Script By:
John Allen.
Norman Dale
Broadcasting By:
Garry Lyle.

A radio play by Felix Felton and Susan Ashman from the novel by Elisabeth Kyle
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Bryan Powley and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Production by Audrey Cameron


Play By:
Felix Felton
Play By:
Susan Ashman
Novel By:
Elisabeth Kyle
Played By:
Bryan Powley
Production By:
Audrey Cameron
Niel Ormond:
Jack Watling
John Ormond:
John Ruddock
John Bryning
Count Kurt von Hagendorn:
Denis Goacher
Count Georg von Hagendorn:
George Hagan
Countess Irmgard von Hagendorn:
Molly Rankin
Bryan Powley
Hedwig Orth:
Marjorie Westbury
Doctor Lobnitz:
Andrew Sachs
A young nurse:
Ann Rye
A woodcutter:
John Graham
Julie von Hagendorn:
Annette Kelly

For Older Listeners
' The Seafarers '
An Elizabethan serial by Margaret Potter
3—' Treachery at Cadiz '
Production by Trevor Hill


Margaret Potter
Production By:
Trevor Hill
Queen Elizabeth I:
Valerie Skardon
Her Secretary, Sir Francis Walsingham:
Norman Partriege
Daniel Thrimble, of the bark Marigold:
Brian Trueman
Peter Darryl, a young surgeon:
Ralph Hallett
Samuel Padgett, one-time landlord of ' The Black Arrow '...:
Herbert Smith
Mr Crawford, a merchant of London Town:
Alan .Wheatley
Master Brampton, the Hull shipowner:
Harry Markham
Emmanuel del Guardas, a traveller to Cadiz.:
Robert Rietty
Gusman de Silva, Governor of Cadiz:
Graham Tennant
Sir Hubert Fanshawe, Her Majesty's Ambassador.:
Tom Harrison
Thomas, the first hand:
John Broadbent
Jasper Swift:
Frank Poynter
A sailor:
Philip Waddilove

Regional Variations (7)

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, Sport.

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh


BBC Home Service West

A programme for listeners in the South-East of England
6.15 Local news followed by Reports and comments
6.37 app. London Stock Market report
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

Regional Variations (2)

Let's Meet for Music.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A weekly contest between forty-eight choirs from all over England
The seventh of eight programmes in Round 1
Marjorie Corbett Choir
Conductor, Marjorie Corbett
Marigarth Singers
Conductor, Marie Hogarth
The Fenland Singers
Conductor, Catherine M. Baxter
Orpington and Bromley Choir Conductor, Audrey Langford
Swindon Male Voice Choir Conductor, Francis Crane
Rossendale Male Voice Choir
Conductor, Fred Tomlinson Programme introduced by John Hob ,day
Produced by Charles Beardsall
Repeated on Saturday at 11.30 a.m.
The finalists in each class will be invited to take part in a final concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on Saturday, June 14.


Marjorie Corbett
Marjorie Corbett
Marie Hogarth
Catherine M. Baxter
Audrey Langford
Fred Tomlinson
Introduced By:
John Hob
Produced By:
Charles Beardsall

Regional Variations (4)

The Northcountryman.

BBC Home Service North

Not Proven? Discussion.

BBC Home Service Scottish

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A question and answer programme in which a panel of scientists replies to questions on science and technology
Guest of the week:
W. H. Pearsall, F.R/S. until recently Professor of Botany at University College, London
Robert Boyd , Peter Sykes
G. P. Wells
In the chair, Sam Pollock
If you have a question you would like to put to the panel please write it on a post-card and address it to Who Knows? ', BBC, Broadcasting House, London, W.I. Last programme in series: March 24


Robert Boyd
Peter Sykes
G. P. Wells
Sam Pollock

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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