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Spring (Act 3: The Sicilian Vespers) (Verdi)
Sinfonia of London
Conducted by Robert Irving
Suite: Les Sylphides (Chopin)
Philadelphia Orchestra
Conducted by Eugene Ormandy on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Robert Irving
Unknown:
Les Sylphides
Conducted By:
Eugene Ormandy

down the Charing Cross Road
PAUL POTTS recalls the strange and conflicting emotions he felt on seeing his first book displayed in the booksellers' windows.
' In a way I had never felt such a failure before in my whole life.'

on BBC Home Service Basic

When They Crucified My Lord?
Six talks for the mornings of Holy Week by Canon Matthew McNarney
Priest in Charge of St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church, Mirehouse, Whitehayen 5: Yes, I was a disciple
I / count all things to be but loss for the excellent knowledge of Jesus Christ' (Philippians 3, v. 8)

Contributors

Unknown:
Canon Matthew McNarney

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh Service for Good Friday: the Rev. William Morris; the North Wales Singers

BBC Home Service Welsh

From the Temple Church, London
Celebrant: the Reader, the Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell The Litany (Tallis, five-part) Ante-Communion
The Lord's Prayer Collect for Purity
The Ten Commandments Collects for Good Friday
The Epistle: Hebrews 10. w. 1-25 Drop. drop. slow tears (E.H. 98)
The Gospel: St. John 19, vv. 1-37 Nicene Creed (Byrd Mass for four voices)
The Intercession
0 sacred head, sore wounded (BBC
H.B. 86)
Collect and Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster. G. Thalben-Ball , d.mus.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. W. D. Kennedy-Bell
Choirmaster:
G. Thalben-Ball
on BBC Home Service Basic

from
Group Captain
Leonard Cheshire , v.C. wartime bomber leader and founder of the Cheshire Homes for the sick
Jacquetta Hawkes archaeologist
Four teenagers ask the questions
In the chair, Peter Haigh
From an idea by Peter Haigh Produced by EDWARD TAYLOR
Recorded broadcast of March 18 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Leonard Cheshire
Unknown:
Jacquetta Hawkes
Unknown:
Peter Haigh
Unknown:
Peter Haigh
Produced By:
Edward Taylor
on BBC Home Service Basic

Gale Pedrick selects highlights from the many broadcasts on BBC sound and television during the past seven days Introduced by John Ellison
Edited by Richard Burwood

Contributors

Unknown:
Gale Pedrick
Introduced By:
John Ellison
Edited By:
Richard Burwood

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Andrew Gold
The dances: Imperial Twostep; Waltz; Latchford Schottische; Tango Scintilla; Destiny Waltz; Variety Foxtrot; The Gay Gordons
Tickets for the recording of this programme on Saturday, April 14, may be obtained on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Andrew Gold

A programme for Good Friday
Introduced by the Rev. D. W. A. Stride
Warden of St. Michael's College. Tenbury, Worcestershire
Choir of St. Michael's College
Organist, Lucian Nethsingha
Readers:
RICHARD OLIVER , JOHN SHARMAN
MARK SHARMAN , PETER OWEN-PAWSON
Produced by Peggy Bacon

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. D. W. A. Stride
Organist:
Lucian Nethsingha
Readers:
Richard Oliver
Readers:
John Sharman
Readers:
Mark Sharman
Unknown:
Peter Owen-Pawson
Produced By:
Peggy Bacon
on BBC Home Service Basic

Gerald Durrell author, animal collector, and director of Jersey Zoological Park answers questions put to him by Dilys Powell , James Fisher and Maurice Richardson

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Durrell
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
James Fisher
Unknown:
Maurice Richardson
on BBC Home Service Basic

A new series of hoaxes, fakes, and fraud
1:Bunga-Bunga
Recalling the hilarious exploits of Horace de Vere Cole , the great Edwardian hoaxer among them ' the hole in Piccadilly' and the State Visit to H.M.S. Dreadnought of ' The Emperor of Abyssinia and his suite ' with Hugh Burden as narrator and Godfrey Kenton
John Forbes Robertson
David Spenser
Lewis Stringer
Frederick Treves
Gary Watson
Geoffrey Wincott
Pauline Wynn
Script by Leonard Cottrell
Production by DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Horace de Vere Cole
Unknown:
Hugh Burden
Unknown:
Godfrey Kenton
Unknown:
John Forbes Robertson
Unknown:
David Spenser
Unknown:
Lewis Stringer
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Unknown:
Geoffrey Wincott
Unknown:
Pauline Wynn
Script By:
Leonard Cottrell
Production By:
David Thomson

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