and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
with Eileen Vaughan (soprano)
Messages recently recorded by members of the Services in East Africa to their relatives and friends in this country
The Luton Band, conducted by Fred Mortimer
from Castle Gate Congregational Church, Nottingham, in commemoration of the tercentenary of the Westminster Assembly of Divines, July 1, 1643
Invitation to Worship
Ye holy angels bright (C.H. 39 ; A. and M. 546)
Address by the Rev. R. D. Whitehom ,
Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council
We come unto our fathers' God (C.H. 211) General Thanksgiving - and the Lord's . Prayer
Lesson : 1 Corinthians 3, vv. 3-13 and 21-23 Lord of our life (C.H. 216 ; A. and M.
0 God of Bethel (C.H. 562 A. and M.
Organist, Leslie Aldrich
Rev. R. D.
and the Lyn Murray Quartet, on gramophone records
My old Kentucky home ; Come, where my love lies dreaming ; Nellie Bly ; Hard times come again no more ; Oh ! Susanna ; Old Black Joe ; Swanee River
BBC Midland Light Orchestra : conductor, Rae Jenkins
Dr. E. H. Fellowes talks about the music of William Byrd , the probable date of whose death was July 4, 1623. The singer is Kate Winter , with John Wills at the piano
Dr. E. H.
o Eglwys y Plwyf, Rhymni. (Religious Service in Welsh, from the Parish Church, Rhymney)
Intrada : Y gyffes a'r Gollyngdod Y Gwersiglau Salm 20
Y Llith: 1 St. loan 3, 18-24 Benedictus Y Gredo Gweddiau
Mawr oedd Crist (438 : Ton, Wyddgrug)
Pregeth gan y Parchedig Ganon Griffith '
Thomas Gad i'm ddilyn buchèdd Newydd (405
Fendith Cymerir y Gwasanaeth gan y
Parchedig Dewi Williams
Arweinydd, Evan Pugh.
Organyddes, Mrs. Myfanwy Jones
played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra : conductor, Guy Warrack
' That Was My Home', by a Norwegian woman
Fortnightly programme from the countryside. No. 31 — 'Northern Ireland'. Visitor, Desmond Hawkins. Produced by James Mageean
Serenade, Op. 25 played by Marcel Darrieux (violin), Marcel Moyse (flute), and Pierre Pasquier (viola). (Gramophone records) .
by Percy Izzard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould. Phyllis Sellick (piano)
plays popular classics at the theatre organ
The Minister of Agriculture, the Rt.
. Hon. R. S. Hudson , M.P., marks today's celebration of Farm Sunday by addressing a public demonstration at Ormskirk, Lancashire
The Minister's speech, designed to bring home to the nation generally the magnitude of agriculture's war-time effort and the vital importance of a successful gathering of this year's harvest, is to be heard at similar meetings all over England and Wales arranged, in collaboration with other local bodies, by the County War Agricultural Committees.
Play by Michael Swan , based upon ' The Bickerstaff Papers ', by Jonathan Swift. Produced by Martyn C. Webster (by permission of Linnit and Dunfee, Ltd ) (by permission of H M Tennent, Ltd )
Other parts played by Charles Maunsell , Sybil Arundale , and William Trent
Isaac Bickerstaff, otherwise Jonathan Swift:
' Dr.' John Partridge, an almanac-maker:
Mrs Partridge, his wife:
Mary, a maid:
Ned, the sexton:
Series of talks dealing with some books of permanent value in the Christian tradition. 1-'St. Augustine's" City of God " ', by Professor E. Allison Peers , Liverpool University
Ail drafodaeth ar ddyfodol yr Ysgolion Sul, dan arweiniad W. Ambrose Bebb. (Discussion in Welsh)
5.0 The Walking Scarecrow ', by K. T. McGarry , told by David Markham
5.30 app. Music from Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck, presented by Nan Macdonald
BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted by Julius Harrison
The Sandman and The Witch:
No. 22 — ' Philadelphia '. Written and produced by Alan Lomax and John Becker. The story of Philadelphia broadcast from Independence Hall on July 4, America's Independence Day. Broadcast direct by the Columbia Broadcasting System, and heard simultaneously by listeners in Britain and America
about your poor old feet' : by ' The Radio Doctor'
Talk by Brian Vesey-FitzgeraId
conducts the NBC Symphony Orchestra.
8.0 From St. Paul's Cathedral
Address by the Dean of St. Paul's I vow to thee, my country (Hoist) Prayers
Praise, my soul, the king of heaven (A. and M. 298 ; C.H. 21)
8.20 From Washington Cathedral Address by the Dean of Washington
Appeal on behalf of the Invalid Children's Aid Association, by Leslie Banks
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].
Three Psalms for Voice and Organ :
No. 61-Hear my cry, 0 God ; No. 23 -The Lord is my shepherd ; No. 13-How long wilt thou forget me
William Parsons (baritone) ;' G, Thalben-Ball (organ)
An Anglo-American Panorama. Written by Louis MacNeice. Produced by Laurence Gilliam
Today Americans the world over celebrate the birth of their nation on July 4, 1776. On Independence Day 1943 the free peoples of the world hold this truth to be self-evident : ' The spirit of the American Revolution has become the spirit of the United Nations.'
' The Character of the Poet' : number eleven of the series presented by Stephen Potter
' Our Father' (ii). Psalm 66, vv. 1-3,
14-18 ; St. Luke 11, 1-13 ; All as God wills (S.P. 438) ; St. Matthew 6, v. 8
Specially recorded by American musicians in the Armed Forces of the United States of America at present serving in this country : Cpl. Marc Blitzstein (piano) ; Cpl. Frank Heinz Arnold (organ) ; Cpl. William Klenz (cello) ; Sgt. Frank Tavaglioni (baritone)
Third of a new series of readings from English and American authors
at the organ of the Gaumont State, Kilburn
Directed by Jack Hardy