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Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Born in July: ELSPETH HUXLEY , EVELYN LAYE and TERRY-THOMAS
Splitting the Scale: IRENE NICHOLSON introduces the music of the Mexican, JULIAN CARRILLO
That Word Neurotic! ELIZABETH WEBB talks to members of Neurotics Nomine
Before We Met: JAMES BERRY was in Jamaica, his wife in England

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Elspeth Huxley
Unknown:
Evelyn Laye
Introduces:
Irene Nicholson
Unknown:
Julian Carrillo
Talks:
Elizabeth Webb
Unknown:
James Berry

Regional Variations (5)

Service: Holy Trinity Church. Leamington Spa

BBC Home Service Midland

Low Mass: from H.M. Prison. Barlinnie. Glasgow

BBC Home Service Scottish

As Midland

BBC Home Service South and West

Service: Parish Church of St. Nicholas. Bishopwcarmouth. Sunderland

BBC Home Service North

from St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church, Sutton Park , Guildford
Conducted by FR. GORDON ALBION
Psalm 99 (Gelineau)
Hymns (from W.H.): Praise to the Holiest (186): Holy God, we praise thy name (187); Father most Holy (69)
ST. EDWARD'S CHOIR and the ST. GABRIEL'S SINGERS
Director, FR. WILFRID PURNEY
Organist. Monica Martland

Contributors

Unknown:
Sutton Park
Conducted By:
Fr. Gordon
Organist:
Monica Martland

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh Service: Capel Mair. Cardigan

BBC Home Service Welsh

A request programme of gramophone records
The Wand of Youth, Suite No. (Elgar)
LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EDUARD VAN BEINUM
Variations on a Nursery Tune, Op. 25 (Dohnanyi)
JULIUS KATCHEN (piano) LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR ADRIAN BOULT
Movements from Adventures in a Perambulator (Carpenter)
EASTMAN-ROCHESTER
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by HOWARD HANSON

Contributors

Conducted By:
Eduard van Beinum
Piano:
Julius Katchen
Conducted By:
Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By:
Howard Hanson

by Eleanor Estes abridged by Naomi Lewis read in five instalments by Patricia Hayes

Old Witch followed the instructions, closing her eyes, chanting the special abracadabra in a rather rusty voice - and then - when she opened her eyes, what did she see?

Contributors

Unknown:
Eleanor Estes
Abridged By:
Naomi Lewis
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes

The story of Cinderella told by PHILIP CUNNINGHAM to the music of Prokofiev on gramophone records
Script by Ursula Roseveare Produced by PEGGY BACON
The new series of Stories from the Ballet opens with Cinderella as a tribute to the Bolshoi Ballet, for whom Prokofiev composed the score just over eighteen years ago when the ballet was created in Moscow.

Contributors

Told By:
Philip Cunningham
Script By:
Ursula Roseveare
Produced By:
Peggy Bacon

Regional Variations (4)

Service: Shirehampton Baptist Church. near Bristol

BBC Home Service South and West

Service: John Knox's (Mounthooly Parish Church. Aberdeen

BBC Home Service Scottish

As West

BBC Home Service Midland

A WAY OF LIFE programme in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
What do Christians nowadays really believe about the life of the world to come? Has the subject anything to do with socaJkd ' psychic phenomena? ' What are these phenomena? Does the Church-in spite of its own teaching-usually try to ignore them?
LESLIE SMITH investigates these questions and talks with both the ordinary churchgoer and the experts, many of whom are connected with The Churches' Fellowship for Psychical and Spiritual Studies
Narrated by LESLIE SMITH Produced by HUBERT HOSKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Smith
Unknown:
Leslie Smith
Produced By:
Hubert Hoskins

Regional Variations (2)

Appeal: New Headquarters of the Boys' Brigade Movement

BBC Home Service Scottish

Appeal on behalf of the Boys' Brigade by Lord MACLAY, K.B.E.
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
Working through the Christian Churches, the Boys' Brigade provides an ever-widening range of worthwhile group activities for boys from nine to seventeen years old. Your help is needed to maintain and expand this work.

Regional Variations (2)

Cwlwm: interviews with Welsh people in Patagonia

BBC Home Service Welsh

by Charles Dickens adapted for radio in thirteen parts and produced by R. D. SMITH
3: The Law Writer
The mystery of the handwriting deepens, and Richard makes a start in a profession.
Cast in order of speaking:
Continued in next column

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Dickens:
James McKechnie
Esther:
Hilda Schroder
Richard:
William Eedle
Mr Jarndyce:
Austin Trevor
Boythorn:
Ralph Truman
Kenge:
George Merritt
Ada Jo:
Manning Wilson
Tulkinghorn:
John Ruddock
Krook:
John Hollis
Miss Flite:
Sylvia Coleridge
Jo:
Nigel Anthony
Lady Dedlock:
Margaret Gordon
Sir Leicester:
Peter Pratt
Mrs Rouncewell:
Mary O'Farrell
Rosa:
Eva Stuart
Hortense:
Nicolette Bernard
Mrs Baynham-Badger:
Vlvienne Chatterton
Dr Baynham-Badger:
Ian Lubbock
Snagsby:
John Dearth
Guster:
Isabel Rennie
Dr Alan Woodcourt:
David March

The Renaissance in Venice
7: GIOVANNI BELLINI 1430/5—1516
The Madonna of the Meadow probably painted c. 1505 in the National Gallery, London Speaker, MICHAEL KITSON
Lecturer in the History of Art, at the Courtauld Institute, University of London
These broadcasts are part of a scheme for subscribers who are supplied with a colour print of the painting to be discussed together with background notes and illustrations in black and white. Subscriptions, which are 30s., should be sent to [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Kitson

Mozart and Spohr
played by the VIRTUOSO ENSEMBLE
Sidney Fell (clarinet) John Burden (horn)
Andrew McGavin (horn) Patrick Halling (violin) Ernest Scott (violin)
Gwynne Edwards (viola) Kenneth Essex (viola) Willem de Mont (cello) J. Edward Merrett (double-bass)

Contributors

Clarinet:
Sidney Fell
Horn:
John Burden
Horn:
Andrew McGavin
Violin:
Patrick Halling
Violin:
Ernest Scott
Viola:
Gwynne Edwards
Viola:
Kenneth Essex
Cello:
Willem de Mont
Double-Bass:
J. Edward Merrett

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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