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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from ' The Sign of the Fish by Allen Birtwhistle
Read by Garard Green

Contributors

Unknown: Allen Birtwhistle
Read By: Garard Green

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conducted by Gerald Gentry

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: Gerald Gentry

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Fernando Germani
From Liverpool Cathedral

Contributors

Unknown: Fernando Germani

: MORNING SERVICE

from the Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Conducted by the Rector, the Rev. Eric W. B. Cordingly , assisted by the Rev. R. D. Payne
Jesus, where'er thy people meet
(A. and M. 529)
Versicles and Responses Psalm 24
First Lesson: Zechariah 8, vv. 5-8 Te Deum
Second Lesson: Ephesians 4, w. 24-32 Jubilate
Creed; the Lord's Prayer
(Continued in next column)
Versicles and Responses; Collects
All people that on earth do dwell
(A. and M. 166)
Address
Prayers
Fill thou my life (A. and M. 706) Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster,
Norman Eldridge

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Eric W. B. Cordingly
Unknown: Rev. R. D. Payne
Choirmaster: Norman Eldridge

: INTRODUCING BETTESWORTH

The first of a series of readings from the works of George Bourne
Selected and read by Bernard Miles
In ' The Bettesworth Book' and ' Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer ' George Bourne pieced together the life-story of Fred Bettesworth , his gardener.
(The recorded broadcast of Jan. 16)

Contributors

Unknown: George Bourne
Read By: Bernard Miles
Unknown: George Bourne
Unknown: Fred Bettesworth

: Music Magazine

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage; introduced by Julian Herbage.
'Modern Canadian piano music' recorded by Ray Dudley
'An introduction to Carmina Burana' by John Amis
'Musical Profile - Dennis Brain' by Harold Rutland
'Summer Nights in Music' by Spike Hughes

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Speaker: Ray Dudley
Speaker: John Amis
Speaker: Harold Rutland
Speaker: Spike Hughes

: John Warrack introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Nonet in F (Spohr)
The Isle of the Dead (Rachtnaninov)

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it.

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: NEWS

: THE COAST

A series of six programmes
5—North Sea at Bay
Happisburgh to
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
A documentary on the people and the places
Edited and introduced by Philip Donnellan
(BBC recordipg)

Contributors

Introduced By: Philip Donnellan

: FAMILY BUSINESS

In the fifth of this series of gramophone record programmes David Franklin suggests that operatic daughters are a problem

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
H. F. Newsom talks about dahlias
Charles Unwin deals with tomato problems
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Talks: H. F. Newsom
Unknown: Charles Unwin
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: A CONCERT

Dennis Brain (horn)
Welbeck Orchestra (Leader. Vera Kantrovitch )
Conductor, Maurice Miles

Contributors

Horn: Dennis Brain
Leader: Vera Kantrovitch
Conductor: Maurice Miles

: TALKING OF BOOKS V. S. Pritchett

Mr. Pritchett talks about a recent travel book ' Byzantium and Istanbul' by Robert Liddell , and some other books on Turkey, including Kinglake's 'Eothen.'
Readers:
Robert Marsden , Edward Leslie

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Liddell
Readers: Robert Marsden
Readers: Edward Leslie

: DEBUSSY

Estampes:
Pagodes; La soiree dans Grenade;
Jardins sous la pluie played by Reine Gianoli (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Played By: Reine Gianoli

: THE BOY IN THE GALLERY

A review of English life as it is recorded in the songs of the Music-Hail
Colin Maclnnes takes the theme of London life as his subject for the second in a series of six programmes with Clarence Wright accompanied by Alan Paul and the recorded voices of some of the original artists

Contributors

Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Accompanied By: Alan Paul

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' At the Foot of the Mountain '
A feature programme by S. A. Claridge about the land and people of Snowdonia
Harpist, Osian Ellis
The programme includes interviews with Jane Briggs , Christopher Briggs. John Disley . Esmé Firbank .Joseph Gianelli , Evan Roberts ,and R. J. Williams
Production by Evelyn Williams

Contributors

Programme By: S. A. Claridge
Harpist: Osian Ellis
Unknown: Jane Briggs
Unknown: Christopher Briggs.
Unknown: John Disley
Unknown: Esmé Firbank
Unknown: Joseph Gianelli
Unknown: Evan Roberts
Unknown: R. J. Williams
Production By: Evelyn Williams
Narrator: Dillwyn Owen
Norman soldiers: John Unicombe
Norman soldiers: Arthur Morris Jones
George Borrow: S A Claridge
Fairy man: Frederick Taylor
Farmer: Die Hughes
Einion, the shepherd: Raymond Williams
Olwen: Sheila Huw Jones
Dafydd: Charles Williams
Owen: Ieuan Rhys Williams

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: NEWS

: TOM JENKINS

and the Winter Garden Orchestra with Tommy Reilly (harmonica)

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Reilly

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Philip Hope- Wallace
Radio: Siriol Hugh -Jones Book: Kenneth Young Art: Eric Newton
Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre: T. C. Worsley

Contributors

Conducted By: Philip Hope- Wallace
Unknown: Siriol Hugh -Jones
Unknown: Kenneth Young
Unknown: Eric Newton
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: T. C. Worsley

: EVENING SERVICE

from Sutton-in-Craven Baptist Church, Yorkshire. Conducted by the Rev. John 0. Barrett, General Superintendent of the North-Eastern Area of the Baptist Union; assisted by the Minister of the Church, Rev. C. V. Buck
The Heart of the Matter
Introduction
Angel voices ever singing (R.B.C.H.
25)
Prayer
' The Cross of the Redeemer '
Reading from St. Mark 8 (Phillips's translation)
In the Cross of Christ I glory
(R.B.C.H. 118)
' The Cross of the Disciple '
0 still in accents clear and strong
(R.B.C.H. 370)
Prayeis
The day is past and over (R.B.C.H.
638)
Benediction
Organist, M. Scowcroft
Choirmaster. C. F. Molhersola

Contributors

Organist: M. Scowcroft
Choirmaster: C. F. Molhersola

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Croydon Guild of Social Service by the Bishop of Coventry, the Rt. Rev. Cuthbert Bardsley, C.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Croydon Guild of Social Service, established about fifty years ago, provides three Homes and Clubs for old people and a meals service and other amenities for the aged and infirm. Training classes are arranged for physically handicapped people, many of whom are homebound; the goods made at the classes are sold in the handicraft shop. Holidays and outings are also provided for old people and for the disabled. A further project is the building of flatlets for old people, many of whom are alone in the world.

Contributors

Unknown: Cuthbert Bardsley, C.B.E.

: Valentine Dyall in 'THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO'

by Alexandre Dumas from the version for broadcasting in twelve parts by Patrick Riddell
10— 'The Challenge ' with Mollie Maureen and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Peter Watts
In his plan to revenge himself on the men who brought about his imprisonment years ago, Edmond Dantes has already succeeded in publicly exposing a scandal in Fernand Mondego 's career.
For the ruin of his second enemy,
Dantes has planned that Danglars shall marry his daughter to a handsome felon named Benedetto, whom Dantes has launched on Paris society as a rich Italian nobleman.
As to the magistrate who falselv sentenced him, Dantes has encouraged the wife of de Villefort in her unhealthy interest in poisons, and hopes to see the whole family wiped out-even the paralysed old grandfather, M. Noirtier. What he does not know is that his friend Maximilian, son of his old benefactor, is in love with the beautiful young Valentine de Villefort.

Contributors

Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Unknown: Patrick Riddell
Unknown: Mollie Maureen
Produced By: Peter Watts
Unknown: Edmond Dantes
Unknown: Fernand Mondego
Unknown: M. Noirtier.
President of the Chamber of Peers: Howieson Culff
Edmond Dantès, Count of MonteCristo: Valentine Dyall
Albert de Morcerf. son of FernandMondego: David Enders
Lucien Debray: Eric Anderson
Maximilian Morrel, Captain of Spahis: John West Brook
Bertuccio Monte Cristo's steward: James Thomason
Mercedes, wife to Fernand: Marjorie West Bury
Beauchamp, an editor: John Glen
Franz d'Epinay: Charles Hodgson
Fernand Mondego, Comte de Morcerf: George Hagan
Caderousse, an escaped galley slave: Ronald Sidney
Jacopo, a reformed smuggler: Jeffrey Segal
Valentine de Villefort: Beryl Calder
Gerard de Villefort, her father: Brian Haines

: NEWS

: THE SOMME

See top of page and page 3

: MOZART

Sonata in A (K.526) for violin and piano played by Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Celia Arieli (piano)

Contributors

Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Piano: Celia Arieli

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

A series of interviews with well-known people
Sir Albert Richardson
President of the Royal Academy answers personal questions put to him by John Betjeman ,
Margaret Lane , Lionel Hale
(The recorded broadcast of May 31)

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Albert Richardson
Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Lionel Hale

: THE EPILOGUE

' Power from on high'
Isaiah 35, vv. 1-6
Psalm 89, vv. 1-5 and 10-16 (Broadcast Psalter)
Acts 3, vv. 1-21
Stand up and bless the Lord (BBC
H. B. 268)
St. John 14. vv. 12 and 13

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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