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En Famille: 18: L'art d'ecrire

Script by Max Bellancourt
Produced by J. P. Allen
The Vidals and their friends are now in Marseilles. Monsieur Vidal is expecting a letter giving details of a villa which they intend to rent at Boulouris, on the Riviera. Brian and John have to write a letter to a hotel asking for accommodation.
P.T.T. (Postes, telegraphes, et telephones), G.P.O.; la poste (le bureau de poste), post office; Ie poste, position, post; la cabine telephonique, call-box; l'annuaire (des telephones), directory; Ie regional, trunks (toll); Ie faux numero, the wrong number; villa a louer, house to let; le locataire, tenant, occupier; descendre a l'hotel, to put up at the hotel; meilleur marche, cheaper; Ie bureau de tabac, tobacconist's; ne quittez pas, je vous donne la communication, hold on, I'll connect you.
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Alice in Wonderland

on gramophone records
See above

followed by an interlude
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HOME TO MUSIC

The Stage Revolves
A round of entertainment provided by the finest orchestras, singers, and instrumentalists on records
Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN
See facing page
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THE MEN FROM THE MINISTRY

Wilfrid Hyde White and Richard Murdoch in Train of Events with Roy DOTRICE , JACK WATSON , NORMA RONALD , BRANDON HAWKINS
Written by Johnnie Mortimer Brian Cooke , and Edward Taylor
Produced by EDWARD TAYLOR
Broadcast on Aug. 29. 1965 (Light)
See facing page
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VANITY FAIR

by William Makepeace Thackeray
A serial in twelve parts freely adapted by AUDREY LUCAS with Annabel Maule as Becky Sharp PART 1
Other parts: Sylvia Coleridge
Dorothy Holmes-Gore , John HoHIS David March, Frederick Treves
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Broadcast on May 24. 1959
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LIFE THROUGH DEATH

The Resurrection and Ourselves
Evening Service from Middlegate Congregational Church, Great Yarmouth. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. J. M. Todd
Introduction
All hail, thou victor in the strife
(C.H. 125)
Prayers
The strife is o'er, the battle done
(C.H. 126)
Lesson: St. Luke 24. w. 13-36
Jesus, the very thought of thee (C.H.
158)
Sermon
Prayer
Rejoice, the Lord is King (C.H. 137) Blessing
Organist, H. Edgar Wright
Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.' Jesus Christ spoke those words of himself before his death and his Resurrection helps us to understand their meaning. But they do not i.pply only to him; they lay bare a principle of ' life through death ' which is God's purpose for all men, and for all spheres of life. Apart from this faith, we tend to. hold on to what we know, fearful of what the future may bring.
This service is the first of four that will apply this principle to our own lives, to the life of the Church, to the Bible, and to the world in which we live.
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EVENING SERVICE

from Hope, Presbyterian Church of Wales, Merthyr Tydfil. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. D. R. Thomas
Call to Worship
The Lord's Prayer
(Continued in next column)
A gladsome hymn of praise we sing
(R.C.H. 28: Tune. Deganwy)
Reading: from the Servant Songs
Isaiah 49. vv. 1 and 3-6; 52, vv. 3-12
Prayer
0 God of love 0 King of peace
(R.C.H 646: Tune. Melcombe)
Sermon
The God of Abraham praise (R.C.H.
571: Tune, L.,oni)
Blessing
Organist. Ann Lewis
Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone; but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.' Jesus Christ spoke those words of himself before his death, and his Resurrection helps us to understand their meaning. But they do not apply only to him; they lay bare a principle of ' Life through death ' which is God's purpose for all men. and for aU spheres of life. Apart from this faith, we tend to hold on to what we know. fearful of what the future may bring.
This service is the second of four that will apply this principle to our own lives, to the life of the Church, to the Bible, and to the world in which we live. In each of these spheres, what does it mean to find life through losing it?
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TAKING STOCK

Public Opinion Polls
Speakers:
Dr. Henry Durant.
Director of the Gallup Poll Professor
Maurice Kendall who holds the Chair of Statistics in the University of London
H. G. Nicholas
Fellow of Exeter College. Oxford, and author of ' The British General Election of 1950 ' R. Hopkin Morris , K.C.
Member of Parliament for Carmarthen
(Liberal)
In the chair: Mark Abrams
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CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Tales from the Open Sea': the last of three talks by Adrian Seligman. 3 — ' A Voyage Inland '
' The Keys of England'
A new serial play in six parts by Aubrey Feist
1 — ' The King's Pitchfork '
Production by David Davis
Aubrey Feist writes on page 16
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THE TRAVELLERS

Tibet
Few Europeans have travelled widely in Tibet, partly because it is geographically remote but mainly because since the Chinese invasion it has been a closed country. It retains, however, a strong hold on the European imagination and those who have once come under its spell keep in touch as far as possible. Three such men discuss it in this programme.
H.R.H. Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark first visited Tibet in 1938; has a home in Kalimpong from which he conducts research into the lives of the 20,000 Tibetans who visit the market there each year; was leader of the Danish Scientific Mission to Afghanistan and Central Asia in 1953 Marco Pallis musician, and author of a book about Tibet entitled Peaks and Lamas; has stayed and studied in a number of Tibetan lamaseries and published a book in Tibetan
Hugh Richardson C.I.E., O.B.E., D.S.O.
Officer in charge of the British Mission to Lhasa, 1936-40 and 1946-47, after that represented the Indian Government in Tibet; part-author of a Tibetan-English dictionary
Chairman,
Colonel Laurens van der Post C.B.E.
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Wednesday Matinee 'THE BEST BED IN ENGLAND'

by Harry Moore
Produced by David H. Godfrey
This comedy is about a man who retires to bed for the rest of his life because he apparently has no ambition or drive-and how he regains his foot-hold on life through some unexpected publicity.
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OLD BLUE

The first of two more true stories about the back country of Australia by Reginald Ottley
' Stumble-footed, I staggered round the car, heading for the gate. With one set of fingers clawing for a hold on the bonnet I felt something bump my legs. Looking down, I saw it was a dog, ruffle-coated by the wind....'
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OLD BLUE

First of four true stories about the back country of Australia by Reginald Ottley
' Stumble-footed, I staggered round the car, heading for the gate. With one set of fingers clawing for a hold on the bonnet, I felt something bump my legs. Looking down, I saw it was a dog, ruffle-coated by the wind ..."
Recorded broadcast of Jan. 5, 1960
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THE McDONALD PAPERS

The first of a new weekly series in which BARBARA Mc DONALD examines the lives and attitudes of people today
1: Having a Baby
Two mothers talk of their approach to bringing a child into the world, the problems it raises, the joy and sadness it can produce.
Produced by Michael Barton
Broadcast tn ' Talkabout' on October 9. 1966, In the North of England Home Service
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A SECOND START

Social Work in Action
A series of twenty programmes on the nature and trends of social work in Britain
20: What the future holds
Three contributors to earlier programmes in the series take a look at recent developments in the field of social work and discuss what the future holds in store for social work and the social worker.
DAVID C. MARSH
Professor of Social Science University of Nottingham
MRS. KATE F. McDougall
Senior Lecturer, Mental Health Course, Department of Social Science and Administration, Lonc on School of Economics
TIMOTHY RAISON
Editor of New Society
Introduced by DAVID Hobhan
Produced by Dennis Simmons
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THE ONE SPIRIT

A united act of worship and witness from Emmanuel Congregational Church, West Wickham, Kent. Conducted by the Vicar of St. Francis' Church
Introduction by Frederick Grisewood Come, Holy Ghost (Cong. H. 191; A. and M. 157)
Lesson: Ephesians 4, vv. 1-7 and 11-13 (read by the Baptist pastor)
Address by the Congregational minister
Breathe on me, breath of God
(Cong. H. 194; A. and M. 671)
Address by the Rector of West
Wickham
Thy hand, 0 God, has guided (A. and M. 604)
Address by the Methodist minister
0 thou who earnest from above
(Cong. H. 500; A. and M. 698)
Prayers led by an Anglican priest An Affirmation of Faith Blessing.
Organist, Daisy Garlett
The Secretary of the West Wickham, Kent, Fraternal of Clergy and Afinisters, here introduces tonight's service:
' I don't hold with all these denominations. After all, we're all making for the same place.' That is sometimes said as an excuse for not belonging to any church by those who are not making for anywhere in particular. But in one typical outer London suburb, West Wickham in Kent, ' all these denominations ' will be making for the same place this evening. From six different churches, Church of England, Baptist, Congregational, and Methodist, processions of worshippers will converge on the High Street and go together to Emmanuel Congregational Church: last year they made for a Parish Church; all have their turn. These processions will come from the old Parish Church, still on the edge of open country, where rectors of West Wickham have ministered for six and a half centuries before there was any London suburb on their doorstep; from two new Parish Churches, and from three new Free Churches, all built or at least begun only just before the war, to serve this new town of some twenty thousand people living in road after road of houses built for city workers.
At West Wickham. along with many other places, we see no reason why we should just sit down and accept ' our unhappy divisions.' We do not expect every member of a family to be made on the same pattern; we do expect them to be a united family, however differently Peter puts things from Paul. So on Whit Sunday this united service will be conducted by the whole Fraternal of clergy and ministers.
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AFTERNOON THEATRE

The One Day of the Year by Alan Seymour
Produced by LESLIE REES for the Australian
Broadcasting Commission
ABC recording
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Charles Leno in 'THE WAR IN THE AIR'

A serial play in eleven parts by Lance Sievekiimg
Based on a 1906 prophecy by H. G. Wells
Part 3
Characters in order of speaking:
Narrator, Hamilton Dyce
Produced by David H. Godfrey
It is 1920 as imagined by H. G. WeUs in 1906. The 1914 war 'has not happened. The world is securely at peace. Bert Smallways and his friend Grubb, dressed up as Arabs, are going along the south coast singing comic songs to the holiday crowds.
At Dymchurch a balloon suddenly comes down. Everyone catches hold of the rope on the basket. The man in ittifts out a largo lady and the balloon gives a terrific jerk upward. The man loses his balance and falls on to the beach. Bert and Gru.bb, who are leaning over the edge of the basket, are thrown into it, and carried away out across the sea. They put on two fur coats, and find a portfolio containing The plans for the first flying machine in the world.
The balloon drifts across Germany and the friends see below them a huge fleet of Zeppelins tethered to t'he ground






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