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Introduced by MICHAEL BROOKE
New Enthusiasms: WILFRED PICKLES learning to swim
The Joys and Hazards of Historical Research: C. WOODHAM SMITH and C. V. WEDGWOOD
Diet for the Overweight: PROFESSOR JOHN YUDKIN
Pet Economies: of some well-known broadcasters

Contributors

Introduced By:
Michael Brooke
Unknown:
Woodham Smith
Unknown:
John Yudkin

Regional Variations (3)

Service: Portpatrick Parish Church. Wigtownshire

BBC Home Service Scottish

Service: Garden-more Presbyterian Church. Lame, Co. Antrim

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

from
The Mint Methodist Church, Exeter
Conducted by the Minister, THE REV. T. J. FOINETTE
Reading: St. John 10, vv. 1-11
Hymns (from M.H.B.): Sing to the great Jehovah's praise (959): Worship, and thanks, and blessing (412): My Saviour, how shall I proclaim? (388); Eternal Son, eternal love (794)
Organist and Choirmaster, George Rickard

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. T. J. Foinette
Choirmaster:
George Rickard

A request programme of gramophone records
Suite for flute and guitar, Op. 35 (Fiirstenau)
POOL BIRKELUND (flute)
ULRIK NEUMANN (guitar)
How should I your true love know? (Ophelia's song from Hamlet) (trod.)
ALFRED DELLER (counter-tenor) with DESMOND DUPRE (lute)
Introduction and Allegro for harp, with flute, clarinet, and string quartet (Ravel)
Osian Ellis (harp) and the Melos Ensemble

Contributors

Guitar:
Ulrik Neumann
Unknown:
Alfred Deller
Unknown:
Desmond Dupre
Harp:
Osian Ellis
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Chairman, JOHN METCALF
Art: EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH
Film: EDGAR ANSTEY
Theatre: BARBARA BRAY
Broadcasting: LIONEL HALE
Book: RICHARD MAYNE
Repeated on Thursday at 1.40

Contributors

Unknown:
John Metcalf
Unknown:
Edward Lucie-Smith
Unknown:
Lionel Hale

Regional Variations (2)

Nicanor Zabaleta. harp: records

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

From My Post-bag: DOUGLAS HOUGHTON, M.P.
Introducing: the organiser of a Citizens' Advice Bureau
New Law: ELIZABETH MITCHELL describes the Children and Young Persons Act
Insurance Policies: TOM WILMOT deals with some miscellaneous points Introduced by AUDREY RUSSELL
See page 14

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Mitchell
Introduced By:
Audrey Russell
on BBC Home Service Basic

Gardening in Switzerland
Last of five programmes of horticultural reports from Switzerland
Roy HAY , ARTHUR BILLITT and WILL INGWERSEN travel by motor boat from Porto Ronco near Locarno to Isola di Brissago to see the Mediterranean flora and tropical plants on this island
From there they travel north-wards to visit an experimental station and a horticultural artist near Zurich Friday's broadcast in Network
Three

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Hay
on BBC Home Service Basic

ISAAC STERN (violin)
LEONARD ROSE (cello)
EUGENE ISTOMIN (piano) Beethoven
Part 1
Trio in C minor. Op. 1 No. 3 Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1
(The Ghost)
From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Contributors

Violin:
Isaac Stern

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh hymn-singing

BBC Home Service Welsh

"Though gutter-grime be In my rhyme
I bow to altars holy
Lord, humble me, so I may be A Laureate of the Lowly"
A programme on the life and work of Robert Service

Contributors

Copiled and narrated by:
Marvin Kane
Piano played by:
John Beckett
Producer:
David Thomson
Robert Service:
Duncan McIntyre
Verse Reader:
Stuart Nichol

The Greatest Gresham bv GILLIAN AVERY abridged in five instalments by Neville Teller read by DAVID Davis
2: Tests of Greatness Julia is convinced her parents would consider the Holts eminently unsuitable as companions. but the Gresham children find them fun and enthusiastically take up Richard's idea of forming a Society for Achieving Greatness.

Contributors

Unknown:
Neville Teller
Read By:
David Davis
Unknown:
Greatness Julia

The story of Graduation Ball told by PHILIP CUNNINGHAM to the music of Johann Strauss on gramophone records
Script by Ursula Roseveare Produced by PEGGY BACON

Contributors

Told By:
Philip Cunningham
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Script By:
Ursula Roseveare
Produced By:
Peggy Bacon

Regional Variations (4)

Service: Parish Church of St. Luke. Cannock. Staffs. ..

BBC Home Service Midland

Service: Minster Road Congregational Church. Cardiff

BBC Home Service Welsh

As Midland

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

THE WAY OF LIFE discusses the last important encyclical letter of Pope John XXIII Pacem in Terris addressed to all men of good will, in which he gives his abiding testament to the world Written by DR. WILLIAM PURDY and MICHAEL FOGARTY who take part with MARTIN JARRETT-KERR , C.R. PAUL OESTREICHER GEORGE WOODCOCK
Reader, JOHN BOXER Produced by AGNELLUS ANDREW , O.F.M.

Contributors

Unknown:
Pope John Xxiii
Written By:
Dr. William Purdy
Written By:
Michael Fogarty
Unknown:
Martin Jarrett-Kerr
Unknown:
C.R. Paul Oestreicher
Reader:
George Woodcock
Reader:
John Boxer
Produced By:
Agnellus Andrew

Regional Variations (7)

Appeal: Blackawton Church. Devon

BBC Home Service South and West

As Midland

BBC Home Service North

Appeal: Church House Community Centre, Glasgow

BBC Home Service Scottish

Appeal: Birmingham Cancer Research Laboratories

BBC Home Service Midland

Appeal: Southerndown Rest for the Blind

BBC Home Service Welsh

Appeal: Churches Youth Welfare Council

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Appeal on behalf of the Sons of Divine Providence Homes for the Aged by ROBERT SPEAIGHT , C.B.E.
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
This Charitable Trust runs two homes for the aged and infirm, the blind and the crippled. It will open a new home this month for mentally handicapped children, and a sick bay for the elderly is in preparation. It is for funds for the completion of the sick bay that this appeal is being made.

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Speaight
Unknown:
Robert Speaight

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh anthology

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

by Charles Dickens adapted in thirteen parts and produced by R. D. SMITH
8: The Appointed Time
Lady Dedlock receives an offer of help from Guppy, and the corrupt humours of a vicious body engender death by spontaneous combustion.

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Sir Leicester:
Peter Pratt
Lady Dedlock:
Margaret Gordon
Guppy:
Keith Williams
Dickens:
James McKechnie
Mrs Pardiggle:
Janet Burnell
Esther:
Hilda Schroder
Ada Jo:
Manning Wilson
Brickmaker:
Frank Partington
Jennie:
Vivienne Chatterton
Woman:
Margaret Wolfit
Jo:
Nigel Anthony
Krook:
John Hollis
Jobling:
John Baddeley
Snagsby:
John Dearth

LORD WOOLTON who celebrated his eightieth birthday last week discusses aspects of his career in an interview with KENNETH HARRIS
Lord Woolton began life as a social worker in the Liverpool dockland. But it was in commerce that he was to gain success and to display those qualities which later made him an outstanding wartime Minister of Food and subsequently Chairman of the Conservative Party. Produced by ROBERT POCOCK

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Harris
Produced By:
Robert Pocock

Regional Variations (2)

Service: West Church of St. Nicholas. Aberdecn

BBC Home Service Scottish

in Geneva
The day's events include a concert in the Grand Theatre given in the presence of The President of The Swiss Confederation
World première of works composed specially for the occasion
L'ORCHESTRE DE LA Suisse Romande
Conductor, ERNEST ANSERMET
Scene described by ROBERT HUDSON
Recorded by arrangement with Société Suisse de Radiodiffusion et Television
See page 14
First British performance of Britten's Cantata Misericordium: Promenade Concert on Sept. 12

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hudson
on BBC Home Service Basic

Ye ought to wash one another's feet
St. John 13, vv. 1-17
Psalm 51, vv. 1-4, 7-10. 15-17
(Broadcast psalter)
James 2, vv. 1-8
0 for a heart to praise my
God (BBC H.B. 334)
St. Matthew 5r v. 5
10.59 Weather forecast

on BBC Home Service Basic

César Franck
Quartet in D major played by THE NETHERLANDS QUARTET Nap de Klijn (violin)
Jaap Schroder (violin) Paul Godwin (viola)
Carel Boomkamp (cello) Part of a concert given in the City
Art Gallery, Birmingham, on October 29. 1962

Contributors

Violin:
Jaap Schroder
Viola:
Paul Godwin
Cello:
Carel Boomkamp

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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