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Marjorie Anderson introduces:
Viscount Stansgate , D.S.O., D.F.C. : a recent guest in Woman's Hour
Being Married: in which married couples give their personal views. 6-A golden wedding couple
Kay Harradine describes the progress of her deaf child in learning to speak
How Can We Let Off Steam? : A psychiatrist talks about understanding and expressing one's anger

Contributors

Introduces:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Viscount Stansgate

Regional Variations (2)

Service from Knock Presbyterian Church, Belfast, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Robin Elliott

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A series of sermons for Lent on the practice of Christian obedience
4—
' Render unto God the things that are God's ' the practice of Worship
Morning Service from the BBC's Manchester studios; conducted by the Most Rev. John Carmel Heenan, D.D., Roman Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool
Psalm 99: Cry out with joy to the Lord (Twenty-four Psalms and a Canticle) (Gelineau)
Introduction
Prayers
When the patriarch was returning
(W.H. 76)
Talk
Motet: Benedictus (Palestrina-Missa
Brevis)
Talk
Motet: Ave Verum (Byrd) Conclusion
Prayers
0 food of travellers (W.H. 79) Blessing
Jesu. the very thought of thee (W.H.
22)
Choirmaster, Michael Callaghan

Contributors

Choirmaster:
Michael Callaghan

Regional Variations (2)

Ar Eich Cais. Records.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Review
Contributed by John Amis , Donald Mitchell and Denis Stevens

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Unknown:
Julian Herbage
Introduced By:
Julian Herbage
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Donald Mitchell
Unknown:
Denis Stevens

with Solomon (piano)
Overture. Le Devin du Village (
Jean-Jacques Rousseau): Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Louis de Froment
Piano Concerto in A (K. 488) (Mozart):
Solomon, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Herbert Menges
Lachlan Dances (Janacek): Brno
Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bretislav Bakala on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Louis De
Conducted By:
Herbert Menges
Unknown:
Bretislav Bakala

Conducted by John Summerson
Book: Margaret Lane Art: David Sylvester Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Charles Gibbs-Smith

Contributors

Conducted By:
John Summerson
Unknown:
Margaret Lane
Unknown:
David Sylvester
Unknown:
Edgar Anstey
Unknown:
Richard Findlater
Unknown:
Charles Gibbs-Smith

Edited and introduced by Maxwell Knight
Animal Senses: 2-Hearing
Maxwell Knight discusses the sense of hearing of prehistoric and modern animals and birds with Dr. E. W. Swinton and Professor R. J. Pumphrey
Produced by Raymond Barker

Contributors

Introduced By:
Maxwell Knight
Produced By:
Raymond Barker

Regional Variations (3)

Gaelic Service. Minister: the Rev. Murdo Martin. Carrbridge.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Nodlon O'r Newyddion. News summary.

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Rent Act
A special group of talks on practical problems arising from the Rent Act
1-Controlled Property
Dudley Perkins talks about rent limits, notices of increase, and forms concerned with disrepair

For Children of Most Ages
' The Eaglet and the Angry Dove'
A book by Jane Oliver dramatised as a radio serial in three parts by John Keir Cross
2—'The Stronghold'
Other parts played by Angus Martin and Clive Vale
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden and ' Praise Ye His Name'
Scottish Psalms and Children's Hymns sung by the Scottish Junior Singers
Conductor, Agnes Duncan

Contributors

Book By:
Jane Oliver
Unknown:
John Keir Cross
Played By:
Angus Martin
Unknown:
Clive Vale
Produced By:
Kathleen Garscadden
Conductor:
Agnes Duncan
The Narrator:
Tom Fleming
Columba:
Bryden Murdoch
Niall:
Eileen McCallum
Brian:
Arthur Boland
Urdan:
Robin Grieve
Gondal:
Balfour Brown
King Brude:
Tom Fleming
Briochan:
David Webster

Regional Variations (4)

' Fathers. Mothers and God.' A service for Mothering Sunday from Knighton Parish Church. Leicester. Conducted by the Vicar.

BBC Home Service Midland

Service from the Baptist Church. Frithelstock, North Devon, conducted by the Minister, the Rev Peter Egginton.

BBC Home Service West

Service from the English Congregational Church. Old Colwyn, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Ronald Edwards.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
' I am the Bread of Life'
Christians have been claiming for nearly two thousand years that God can meet the multitudinous needs of the human race: to prove it they point to Jesus Christ. Tonight's programme sets out this claim as St. John made it in the first six chapters of his Gospel.
Those taking part:
Flora Robson , Alec Clunes
Alan Wheatley , Kathleen Helme

Contributors

Unknown:
Flora Robson
Unknown:
Alec Clunes
Unknown:
Alan Wheatley
Unknown:
Kathleen Helme

Appeal on behalf of the Multiple Sclerosis Society by Miss Emily MacManus C.B.E. ,
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Miss Emily MacManus, The Multiple Sclerosis Society, [address removed]
The Multiple Sclerosis Society was founded in December 1953 to co-operate with the medical profession in the encouragement of research into the cause and cure of multiple (disseminated) sclerosis. It is setting up research fellowships in universities and hospitals to assist in finding the cause, the cure, or at least a remedy for the disease. It promotes the mutual help, comradeship, and welfare of those who have multiple sclerosis, and it now has branches for this purpose in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and many counties of England.

Contributors

Unknown:
Miss Emily MacManus C.B.E.

Regional Variations (2)

' 'Dial Y Tir': serial by W. Ambrose Bebb.

BBC Home Service Welsh

The novel by Mrs. Gaskell adapted as a serial in six parts by Mabel Constanduros
PART 2
Produced by Bertram Parnaby in the BBC's North of England studios
Doctor Gibson is the local doctor at Hollingford, and a widower. His daughter Molly has recently been on a visit to Hamley Hall, where she makes an agreeable companion to Squire Hamley's ailing wife. While she is away Doctor Gibson becomes engaged to Mrs. Clare Kirkpatrick, one-time governess to Lord and Lady Cumnor's family, and now a widow. Molly hears the news with alarm, and in spite of kindly sympathy from the Hamley's younger son, Roger, she is obviously distressed as the time comes for her to be introduced to her future step mother.

Contributors

Unknown:
Mabel Constanduros
Produced By:
Bertram Parnaby
Mrs Gaskell, the narrator:
Rosalie Williams
Dr Gibson:
John Barrie
Mrs Kirkpatrick, later Mrs Gibson:
Daphne Oxenford
Molly Gibson:
Jill Fenson
Lady Cumnor:
Joan Heath
Lady Harriet:
Valerie Skardon
Mr Preston:
John Dexter
Squire Hamley:
Stephen Jack
Mrs Hamley:
Joan Bailey
Roger Hamley:
Donald Avison
Osborne Hamley:
Edward Tilley
Betty:
Dorothy Frere
Maria:
Anthea Boyle

Regional Variations (3)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Fifty-One Society: Western Propaganda and the Soviet Mind. Guest. Wolfgang Leonhard.

BBC Home Service North

An enquiry into some specific issues now dividing East and West, and into the possibilities of agreement about them
Chairman:
The Marquess of Reading, Q.c.
Diplomatic commentary by Lord Strang
Permanent Under-Secretary of State
Foreign Office, 1949-1953
Military commentary by Air Chief Marshal
Sir Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman
Vice-Chief of the Air Staff
1953-1957
An analysis of points raised In letters from listeners to the previous three broadcasts in this series

Contributors

Commentary By:
Lord Strang
Unknown:
Sir Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman

Regional Variations (2)

Music for Wind Ensemble and Women's Voices: Mozart. Brahms, Ibert.

BBC Home Service North

Te Deum and Jubilate for the Peace of Utrecht
(1713) Ilse Wolf (soprano)
Helen Watts (contralto)
Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Edgar Fleet (tenor)
Thomas Hemsley (baritone)
Alan Harverson (organ continuo)
The Geraint Jones Singers and Orchestra
(Leader, Winifred Roberts ) Conductor, Geraint Jones
From St. Gabriel's Church
Cricklewood, London

Contributors

Soprano:
Ilse Wolf
Contralto:
Helen Watts
Tenor:
Wilfred Brown
Tenor:
Edgar Fleet
Baritone:
Thomas Hemsley
Baritone:
Alan Harverson
Leader:
Winifred Roberts
Conductor:
Geraint Jones

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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