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Opening Music: Joseph Gelineau : Two Psalms
9.35 AN ACT OF WORSHIP
Prayer
Soldiers of Christ, arise (S.P. 641,
C.H. 534, D.S. 85, P.H. 128, all omitting v. 4: Tune, St. Ethelwald-S.P. 641)
Interlude:
Faith: 3-As Continuing Obedience
Prayers: the Prayer for God's
Presence; the Lord's Prayer
Fill thou my life (S.P. 492; P.H.
143; BBC Supplement 26: Tune, Richmond—A.M. 705)
Blessing
Closing Music: Brahms's Variations on the St. Anthony Chorale
Previously broadcast last Friday in the Home Service

Contributors

Music:
Joseph Gelineau
on BBC Home Service Basic

Roll back the carpet and join in the fun with Alf Adamson and his Border Band
Elizabeth Porter
Joe WaMace
Master of Ceremonies, Bill Cain
From Harraby, Carlisle
Arranged by Richard Kelly

Contributors

Unknown:
Alf Adamson
Unknown:
Elizabeth Porter
Unknown:
Bill Cain
Arranged By:
Richard Kelly

Regional Variations (4)

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Farmer: magazine introduced by Ralph Wightman

BBC Home Service West
on BBC Home Service Basic

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Bryan Platt
Poultry Problems
W. P. Blount, Ph.D., from Stoke Mandeville discusses some of the latest developments in poultry research with F. B. Hutt , Ph.D., Professor of Animal Genetics in the Department of Poultry Husbandry at Cornell University
Planning for Potatoes
L. P. Smith gives advice on the selection of site and cultural preparations that will help to prevent frost damage
Produced by John Greenslade The first item is recorded

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bryan Platt
Unknown:
F. B. Hutt
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (5)

Very Much at Home: records

BBC Home Service West

Ar Lin Mam: for the younger listeners

BBC Home Service Welsh

Schools: Exploring Scotland

BBC Home Service Scottish

Schools. Today and Yesterday: John Grubb Richardson 1813-1890), founder of the 'model' village of Bessbrook, Co. Armagh (

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

soprano including songs by Wolf and Richard Strauss on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Strauss

Regional Variations (2)

Interlude

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

by Joseph Conrad adapted for broadcasting in three parts
1: The Young Captain
A young captain, in the days of sail, has as his first command a ship whose master died at sea. Taking over the ship at Bangkok to sail her to Singapore, he finds the first officer convinced that the late captain has put a curse on her.
Books, Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Conrad
on BBC Home Service Basic

Mr. Collins goes through the floor-boards but Tony learns that not all moulds are such a nuisance
Script by F. R. Elwell
Nature Study series

Contributors

Script By:
F. R. Elwell
on BBC Home Service Basic

Dear Miss Bright ...
A radio play by L. S. HOWARTH
To give advice to readers in a women's magazine is a delicate enough job, but when one's own children are among those writing in, it becomes much more delicate.
Production by MARTIN ESSLlN

Contributors

Play By:
L. S. Howarth
Production By:
Martin Esslln
Catherine, a widow:
June Tobin
Robin, her son:
David Spenser
Jill, her daughter:
Sheila Grant
Lionel, a magazine editor:
Derek Birch
Bevis, a young accountant:
Hugh Dickson
Penny, a friend of Jill's:
Patricia Bendall
Jane, Penny's mother:
Janet Burnell
Colin, a young car salesman:
Michael Spice
Judy, an attractive showgirl:
Diana Olsson
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Durham Cathedral
Preces (William Byrd )
Responses
Give us the wings of faith to rise
(A. and M. rev. 571)
Psalms 6. 7, 8
First Lesson: Ecclesiasiticus 44, vv.
1-15
Magnificat (Hylton Stewart , Mode 1) Second Lesson: Revelation 7, vv.
9-17
Nunc dimittis (Hylton Stewart ,
Mode 1)
Creed; Lesser Litany; Collects What are these (Alan Gray) Prayers; Grace
Organist, Conrad Eden
Sub-Organist, Cyril Maude

Contributors

Unknown:
William Byrd
Unknown:
Hylton Stewart
Unknown:
Hylton Stewart
Organist:
Conrad Eden
Unknown:
Cyril Maude

The further adventures of a very useful baby dragon by Margaret Potter.
Smokey has already been 'incorporated' into the Dragon-fired central heating up at the palace. Now he is put to work in the Royal Laundry.

Contributors

Writer:
Margaret Potter
Incidental music composed by:
Henry Reed
Played by:
A section of the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Leader:
Ken Frith
Production:
Trevor Hill
The Inventor:
Geoffrey Banks
His Majestic Majesty:
Frederic Wilson
Cuthbert, the duck:
Patricia Birch
Storyteller:
Graham Roberts
on BBC Home Service Basic

The book by CAMPBELL K. FINLAY adapted for radio by Ian G. Ball
2: The skeleton in the cave
The rival gangs on Goat Island reach an uneasy truce, until Sandy makes a discovery.
Produced by Ian Wishart

Contributors

Book By:
Campbell K. Finlay
Unknown:
Ian G. Ball
Produced By:
Ian Wishart
John Maclnnes:
John Johnston
Campbell:
Leonard Maguire
Angus Maclnnes:
Marsail McCuish
Sandy:
James Grant
Janet:
Rosemary Eadie
Alex:
Neil Brown
Sergeant:
Angus Martin
Mrs Maclnnes:
Sheila Donald
Iain the post:
Alex MacKenzie
Alasdair:
Bryden Murdoch
Mary Campbell:
Jean Faulds

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service North

News. Stock Market Report

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News; sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Stock Market Report

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

South-Eastern News
6.30 Under London
A subterranean investigation of Seiwersi; Basemente; Sauna and Turkish Baths; The Tube
Devised and introduced by Jon Curie
Produced by Harold Rogers
Recorded broadcast of January 27 in A World of Sound
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jon Curie
Produced By:
Harold Rogers

Regional Variations (2)

Ulster Farm

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Mozart
Quartet in G (K.387) played by the Quartetto di
Milano Giulio Franzetti (violin) Enzo Porta (violin) Tito Riccardi (viola)
Alfredo Riccardi (cello)
The recorded broadcast of July 11 in the Third Programme

Contributors

Violin:
Milano Giulio Franzetti
Violin:
Enzo Porta
Viola:
Tito Riccardi
Cello:
Alfredo Riccardi

A series of five-round contests
LONDON v. MIDLANDS
ROUND 2
London:
Barry Carman , Cedric Cliffe
Quiz-Master,
Lionel Hale Midlands:
H. E. Howard , Geoffrey Jaggard
Quiz-Master, Roy Plomley
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
H. E. Howard
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

Byron Janis (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Paul Beard
Conductors,
Rudolf Schwarz
Michael Tippett
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Part 1

Contributors

Piano:
Byron Janis
Conductors:
Rudolf Schwarz
Conductors:
Michael Tippett

A Message for Migrants from the Provinces
ANGUS McGILL came to London from South Shields four years ago and found to his surprise a battle raged. The fight was for status and it was fought on all fronts every moment of the day. He cautiously offers a guide to the battlefield.

BBC Home Service Basic

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