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Opening Music: Dvorak's Fourth Symphony (Third movement)
9.35 AN ACT OF WORSHIP
Let us with a gladsome mind (S.P.
12, D.S. 110, P.H. 8, all omitting vv. 4, 5: C.H. 11. omitting vv. 5, 6, Tune, Monkland-S.P. 12)
Interlude: St Francis of Assist
Prayers: the Prayer for Purity; the Lord's Prayer
All creatures of our God and King
(S.P. 439, C.H. 13, P.H. 10, all omitting w. 4, 5, 6; D.S. 16. omitting v. 4: Tune: Lasst uns erfreuen-C.H. 13)
Closing Music:
Handel's Harp Concerto
Previously broadcast last Friday in the Home Service

Contributors

Unknown:
St Francis

visits Peterborough to join a country dance party dancing to the music of Kay Graham 's Band other entertainment provided by Christina Smallman and other members of The Little Theatre, Wisbech
Kenneth Clark who has arranged the programme acts as caller
From the Ballroom of the Peterborough United Football Club

Contributors

Unknown:
Kay Graham
Provided By:
Christina Smallman
Unknown:
Kenneth Clark

Regional Variations (6)

The Northern Farmer

BBC Home Service North

A Living From The Land

BBC Home Service Midland

Farming; Fishing News

BBC Home Service Scottish

Farming: as North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Farmer

BBC Home Service South and West

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Bryan Piatt Buildings for Beef
Bill Marshall , manager of Hobbs Cross Farm, Essex, gives his ideas on the ideal layout of buildings for beef cattle
Can We Compete?
A series of programmes dealing with the problems of producing and marketing various commodities in the face of growing competition
6: Beef. A farmer, a marketing expert. a meat wholesaler, and a housewife discuss competitive production in Europe today
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bryan Piatt
Unknown:
Bill Marshall
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (2)

Interlude

BBC Home Service Welsh

Extracts from 20th-century plays Introduced by John Allen 1: ' The Apple Curt by Bernard Shaw
In extracts from Act I of this political satire, first produced in England in 1929, Bill Boanerges , the new left-wing member oi the Cabinet, meets King Magnus and takes part in his first Cabinet meeting.
Produced by Sam Langdon Books, Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Allen
Unknown:
Bernard Shaw
Unknown:
Bill Boanerges
Produced By:
Sam Langdon

The Way Through the Wilderness by URSULA BLOOM
Everything has been going wrong for John Adams , but his friend, Tony Strete , suggests a possible remedy.
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Unknown:
John Adams
Unknown:
Tony Strete
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Jo:
Middleton Woods
John Adams:
Lewis Stringer
Tony Strete:
George Hagan
Keith Forster:
Stanley Lebor
Carol:
Emma Young
Policeman:
Philip Morant
Mrs Hoggs:
Janet Burnell
Pat:
Sheila Grant
Porter:
Jonathan Scott
Old shepherd:
Earle Grey
Reggie Jilkes:
Jack May
Bernadette:
Patricia Bendall
Old lady:
Gladys Spender
Les:
Anthony Viccrs
Clergyman:
Rolf Lefebvre

from Leeds Parish Church, Yorkshire
Confession; Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Preces and Responses (Tomkins) Psalm 89
First Lesson; Zephaniah 2
Magnificat (Byrd, Second Service) Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 3
Nunc dimittis (Byrd, Second Service) Creed; Lesser Litany; Collects
Anthem: 0 God, thou, art my God
(Purcell)
Prayers
0 worship, the Lord in the beauty of holiness (A. and M. rev. 77)
The Grace
Organist, Donald Hunt

Contributors

Organist:
Donald Hunt

CLAUD JENKIKS , eighty-two-year-old theatrical producer, talks about his early days at Olympia and Earls Court when he helped to put on such spectacles as ' Venice in London,' ' India,' and ' Savage South Africa.'
Recorded broadcast of Sept. 7, 1961

Contributors

Unknown:
Claud Jenkiks

A programme for the fives to eights
When They Were Young
Stories of famous composers read by Kathleen Garscadden Joseph Haydn the merry little peasant by Opal Wheeler and Sybil Deucher
2: Wanderings in Vienna

Contributors

Read By:
Kathleen Garscadden
Read By:
Joseph Haydn
Unknown:
Opal Wheeler
Unknown:
Sybil Deucher

An adventure in six episodes written by WILLIAM JOHNSON 2: A Question of Identity
Produced by Shirley Franklin

Contributors

Written By:
William Johnson
Produced By:
Shirley Franklin
Mark Cooper:
Jean England
Jane Cooper:
Mary Chester
Nicholas Preston:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Dr Preston:
Philip Cunningham
Arnold Hallsmith:
Philip Garston-Jones
Mrs Woolf:
Gwen Berryman
James F Culpepper:
Guy Kingsley Poynter
H D Woolf:
John Graham
David Woolf:
Norman Bennett
Eleanor Woolf:
June Spencer
Mrs Merrydew:
Gwen Berryman
Mantis:
Arnold Peters

Regional Variations (4)

Scottish Dance Music: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

BBC Home Service Scottish

Signpost

BBC Home Service Midland

News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

A young Canadian broadcaster investigates this Bethnal Green Market, where generations of cosmopolitan cabinet makers and wood-carvers have carried on their industries, often in tiny workshops.
Devised and narrated by Raoul Engel
Produced by Robert Pocock

Contributors

Unknown:
Raoul Engel
Produced By:
Robert Pocock

Regional Variations (2)

Ulster Farm

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Schumann
Frederick Harvey (baritone) with Wilfrid Parry (piano)
Widmung; Die Lotosblume Talismane ; Der Nussbaum Freisinn; Wanderlied
Die beiden Grenadiere
Waldesgespräch ; Mondnacht
In der Fremde; Aus der Heimath Im Walde; Fruhlingsnacht

Contributors

Baritone:
Frederick Harvey
Piano:
Wilfrid Parry
Unknown:
Lotosblume Talismane

A series of five-round contests
LONDON v. WEST
ROUND 3
London:
Barry Carman , Cedric Cliffe
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale
West:
John Arlott , Alan Gibson
Quiz-Master, Roy Plomley Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
John Arlott
Unknown:
Alan Gibson
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

'Two seals rose, nose to nose, gazing fixedly into each other's eyes like two enraptured rock 'n' rollers ... a more dignified beast with a carefully groomed moustache breathed noisily in and out through his valve-like nostrils as if in ecstasy.'
And MADEAU STEWART and the seals made music together.

Contributors

Unknown:
Madeau Stewart

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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