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2: Two windows into space
An optical and a radio astronomer explain what has been tearnt about the universe from light and radio waves
Speakers:
F. GRAHAM SMITH Mullard Radio
Astronomy Observatory, Cambridge University ANTONY HEWISH
Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University
MICHAEL W. OVENDEN
Department of Astronomy, Glasgow University Broadcast on April 24 in the Third Network
A list of books for further reading can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to ' At the Speed of Light.' [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
F. Graham

Roll back the carpet and join in the fun with JACK ARMSTRONG
AND his BARNSTORMERS
GERALDINE FRANCIS and ALEX GLASGOW from the Village Hall,
Middleton-on- the- Wolds. Yorkshire Arranged by RICHARD KELLY

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Armstrong
Unknown:
Geraldine Francis
Arranged By:
Richard Kelly

From Liverpool Cathedral
Preces and Responses (Smith)
Psalms 32 and 34 Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Caustun) .
Anthem: How lovely is thy dwelling place (Brahms)
Hymn: There is a land of pure delight (S.P. 201)
Lessons: Proverbs 22, vv. 1-16;
St. Luke 14, v. 25, to 15. v. 10
Organist and Choirmaster, Ronald Wone
Assistant organist, Noel Rawsthorne

Contributors

Choirmaster:
Ronald Wone
Organist:
Noel Rawsthorne

A new historical adventure in six episodes by HOWARD JONES
6: The Winds o/ Freedom
' After her rescue, Catherine was determined to visit Barbados to free the slaves on her estate, and I agreed to go with her.' Produced by ANNE CATCHPOLE

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Jones
Produced By:
Anne Catchpole
Roger Quinn:
Percy Steven
Catherine Collins:
Angela Piper
Milly:
Jean Bloor
Walter Dupray:
Gary Watson
Mr Humby:
John Woodvine
Jim:
Frank Singuineau
Francisco:
Roger Delgado

Five-round contests between London and the Regions London v. Midlands
Round 1
London:
BARRY CARMAN CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE : Midlands
DAVID FRANKLIN
GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Quiz-Master, Roy POMLEY Arranged by PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Roy Pomley
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

HEATHER HARPER (soprano)
NORMA PROCTER (contralto)
ALEXANDER YOUNG (tenor)
BBC CHORUS
BBC CHORAL SOCIETY
BOYS FROM EMANUEL SCHOOL
Conductor, Christian Strover
BBC SYMPHONY Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conductor,
Antal Dorati
From the Royal Festival Hall. London
Part 1

Contributors

Soprano:
Heather Harper
Contralto:
Norma Procter
Conductor:
Christian Strover
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conductor:
Antal Dorati

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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