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A programme that sets out to answer listeners' scientific and technological questions
In the chair.
PROFESSOR G. P. WELLS
Panel:
SIR GRAHAM Sutton : meteorology DR. KEVIN CONNOLLY : psychology DR. ROBERT EDWARDS : physiology DR. PALMER NEWBOULD : ecology
Arranged by Archie Clow.
Broadcast on May 24

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor G. P. Wells
Unknown:
Sir Graham Sutton
Unknown:
Dr. Kevin Connolly
Unknown:
Dr. Robert Edwards
Unknown:
Dr. Palmer Newbould
Arranged By:
Archie Clow.

A discussion about the new ethical problems which doctors face as a result of recent advances in medicine and surgery Speakers:
A surgeon specialising in the treatment of kidney disease, a consultant anaesthetist particularly concerned with heart operations, and a professor of Moral Theology who has made a special study of ethical problems in medicine
Chairman, PATRICK FEENY
Produced by Thena Heshel
Broadcast on April 2

Contributors

Produced By:
Thena Heshel

A Full Life by Peter Gibbons
' That's the sorrer of old age in the likes of us. We've ter rack our brains ter remember owt that made us 'appy.'
Produced by ALAN AYCKBOURN

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Gibbons
Produced By:
Alan Ayckbourn
Old Mary Ellen:
Marion Dawson
George:
Harry Markham
Mary Ellen as a child:
Susan Stirrup
Mrs Hargreaves:
Pamela Dellar
Mr Hargreaves:
Colin Bell
Mr Broadbent:
James Beck
Mary Ellen at eighteen:
Dorothy Vernon
Willie Ramsden:
Douglas Fielding
Mr Webster:
Geoffrey Banks
Miss Smith:
Ruth Holden

from Ely Cathedral
Responses (Smith of Durham)
Psalm 147
Lessons: Ezra 10, vv. 1-19
St. John 6, vv. 41-71
Canticles (Stanford in A)
Anthem: Sing we merrily
(Campbell) sung by a choir drawn from churches and schools affiliated to the ROYAL SCHOOL OF CHURCH Music
Choirmaster, Roy MASSEY
Organists,
John Bertalot and Peter White

Contributors

Choirmaster:
Roy Massey
Organists:
John Bertalot
Organists:
Peter White

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Islands in the Sun:
Mary Slater recalls a visit to Barbados and Trinidad and plays some music of the West Indies
Going to the Pictures: Gordon Gow reviews a selection of the films you can see this month and talks to David Niven on the set at Pinewood
Wider Horizons: Brian Groombridge suggests some stimulating ways of increasing your knowledge and skills this coming winter
Careless Ruptures: Dr. John Earle talks about hernias
Introduced by Ken Sykora

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Slater
Unknown:
Gordon Gow
Unknown:
David Niven
Unknown:
Brian Groom
Talks:
Dr. John Earle
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

IDA HAENDEL (violin)
SHEILA ARMSTRONG (soprano) SHIRLEY MINTY (contralto) ROBERT TEAR (tenor)
JOHN NOBLE (baritone) ROGER STALMAN (bass)
BBC CHORUS
BBC CHORAL SOCIETY
GOLDSMITHS' CHORAL UNION
Conductor, Frederick Haggis LONDON PHILHARMONIC CHOIR
Conductor, Frederic Jackson LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Leader. Rodney Friend
Conducted by CHARLES GROVES
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
Part 1

Contributors

Soprano:
Sheila Armstrong
Bass:
Roger Stalman
Conducted By:
Charles Groves
Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall

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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