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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from Olive Wyon's booklet
'Praying for Unity' Reader. Rex Palmer

Contributors

Reader: Rex Palmer

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader. James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gerald Gentry

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Osborne Peasgood
(Continued in next column)
From Westminster Abbey

Contributors

Unknown: Osborne Peasgood

: Morning Service

A Service of Praise from the Roman Catholic chapel of The Grail, Pinner, Middlesex
Based on a new version of the Psalms by Joseph Gelineau, and devised by Philippa Stuart Craig and members of The Grail
Speakers: Mary O'Farrell , David Peel
Psalm 8: How great is your name, O Lord our God
Praise to the Holiest (W.H. 186)
Psalm 135: 0 give thanks to the Lord, for he is good
The Canticle of the Three Children:
O all you works of the Lord, O bless the Lord
Prayers
Choir of St. Luke's, Pinner and Orchestra under the direction of Father Wilfrid Trotman

Contributors

Service co-devised by: Philippa Stuart Craig
Speaker: Mary O'Farrell
Speaker: David Peel
Choir and orchestra directed by: Father Wilfrid Trotman

: INTIMATE SNAPSHOTS

by Lance Sieveking
4--Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins was a first cousin of Lance Sieveking's mother and played with her constantly in childhood. She and other relatives talked so much about him that he became a vivid figure in the family circle.

Contributors

Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Unknown: Gerard Manley Hopkins
Unknown: Gerard Manley Hopkins

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
• Kodaly and the Orchestra' by Matyas Seiber
' Old Burns Tunes for New' by Maurice Lindsay
'Musical Profile-Rudolf Firkusny' by Joan Chissell
' Salome and the Diamond Horseshoe ' by William Mann

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Matyas Seiber
Unknown: Maurice Lindsay
Unknown: Joan Chissell
Unknown: William Mann

: John Hollingsworth introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
From Bohemia's Woods and Fields
(My Country) (Smetana)
Guitar solos played by Segovia
The Nutcracker Suite (Tchaikovsky)

: EN FAMILLE

19-Une Journee sur la Riviera
Script by Max Bellancourt
Produced by J. P. Allen
Brian finds himself the hero of Boulouris, on the Riviera, where he is now staying with the Vidals.
L'inventaire, inventory; la pellicule, film (for camera); 1'appareil (photographique), camera; le film, film (Jor cine-camera); la camera, cine-camera; Ie canoe, canoe; chavirer, to capsize; la noyade, drowning fatality; Ie sauveteur, rescuer; couler au fond, to sink; la fanfare, brass band, fanfare; la galéjade, tall story; feliciter, to congratulate; vous y etes? souriez! ready?, smile please!; resserrer les liens d'amitie, to strengthen the bonds of friendship; devoir la vie a quelqu'un, to owe one's life to someone; la naufragee, shipwrecked woman.

Contributors

Script By: Max Bellancourt
Produced By: J. P. Allen

: 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 the South-East region

: NEWS

: COUNTRY TOWN

Tiverton, Devon
The people of this industrial and market town in the Exe River valley, talk about themselves and their town to Victor Bonham-Carter
Produced by John Irving

Contributors

Produced By: John Irving

: OPERA MEMORIES

Recollections of student days in Dresden, presented, with gramophone records, by Mark Lubbock

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Lubbock

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Lewis Ibbotson gives hints on seed sowing
Lionel Smith discusses pros and cons of mulching
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Lewis Ibbotson
Unknown: Lionel Smith
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Leader, Norris Stanley)
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz

Contributors

Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

: TALKING OF FILMS

A Monthly Magazine
Composing for Sound-track: Benjamin Frankel illustrates his approach to writing music for films.
On Not Being a Star: Lloyd Nolan in an interview with Gordon Gow considers why for so many years he has remained a supporting actor; and recalls the conditions under which ' B ' pictures used to be made in Hollywood
The Dollar Market: while British film distributors are making new efforts to sell their films in America. Lindsay Anderson discusses their prospects of success with Victor Hoare. the American representative of a British film company. They also consider whether success here might affect the character of British films

Contributors

Unknown: Lloyd Nolan

: BEAUTIFULLY LESS

A programme about slimmers, past and present, theories about the causes of obesity, and methods of dealing with it
Scientific advice has been given by Sir Charles Dodds. Professor of Biochemistry at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, and by Alexander Kennedy , Professor of Psychological Medicine in the University of Edinburgh
Written and produced by Nesta Pain

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Charles Dodds.
Unknown: Alexander Kennedy
Produced By: Nesta Pain

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Older Children
'Men of Letters'
A new series of six plays
Written by Howard Jones
4-Anthony Trollope with Deryck Guyler as Anthony Trollope and T. St. John Barry as John Merivale
Other parts played by Peter Asher. Vivienne Chatterton Peter Claughton , Lewis Stringer Joan Clement Scott. Brian Hayes
Ann Totten , Anthony Woodruff
Production by Eve Burgess

Contributors

Written By: Howard Jones
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: T. St.
Unknown: John Barry
Unknown: John Merivale
Played By: Peter Asher.
Unknown: Peter Claughton
Unknown: Lewis Stringer
Unknown: Joan Clement Scott.
Unknown: Brian Hayes
Unknown: Ann Totten
Production By: Eve Burgess

: MONEY MATTERS

Monopoly and Your Pocket-2
Edward Leader discusses some benefits which may flow from monopoly

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: AT HOME

VUem Tausky
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon ) with Joan Butler (soprano)
Arthur Sandford (piano) and The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn invite you to listen to a programme of music for the early evening
Produced by Neil Sutherland

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Soprano: Joan Butler
Piano: Arthur Sandford
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Produced By: Neil Sutherland

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Philip Hope-Wallace
Art: Robert Furneaux Jordan
Film: Roger Manvell
Theatre: J. W . Lambert
Radio: Marie Budberg Book: Margaret Lane

Contributors

Conducted By: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Robert Furneaux Jordan
Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: J. W Lambert
Unknown: Marie Budberg
Unknown: Margaret Lane

: EVENING SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. Roy McKay
Make me a clean heart, 0 God
(Thalben-Ball)
0 Lord. open thou our lips
Psalm 15 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. Matthew 13, vv. 24-33 and 44-46 Magnificat
Creed and Collects
Lord of all, to whom alone (BBC
H.B. 294)
Prayers
Believe not those who say (BBC H.B.
317)
Blessing
The BBC Singers
Directed by George Thalben-Ball

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Roy McKay
Directed By: George Thalben-Ball

: Getting and Spending

R. T. Brooks introduces a dramatised episode concerned with 'Picking up a Living,' and discusses it with the Rev. A. J. Drewett
Recorded episode devised by Jenifer Wayne and played by Arthur Lawrence. Geoffrey Matthews and Mairhi Russell

Contributors

Introduces: R. T. Brooks
Unknown: Jenifer Wayne
Played By: Arthur Lawrence.
Played By: Geoffrey Matthews
Played By: Mairhi Russell

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Mary Macarthur Holiday Home for Working Women by Miss Margery Fry, J. p.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowedged and should be addressed to Miss Margery Fry, [address removed]
There are two Mary Macarthur Holiday Homes, one at Poulton-le-Fylde, near Blackpool, and one at Stanstead, Essex, which provide restful holidays for working women who could not otherwise afford a holiday. The main object of the Homes is to provide a necessary rest to prevent illness. Visitors come from all parts of the British Isles and among their number are mothers and housewives as well as women and girls who are earning their living : they pay what they can afford, and the only qualification required is the need of a rest and the inability to pay the cost of a normal holiday.

: ' 'REDGAUNTLET'

by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted as a serial for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
4--' Poor Peter '
Produced by James Crampsey
Darsie Latimer's fishing holiday by the Solway Firth has led him into strange adventures and even stranger company. ' The Laird -of the Solway Lochs ' has saved him from certain death in the quicksands. The old Quaker fisherman, Joshua Geddes, has befriended him and has given some half-clues to the mysteries that shroud the young man's birth and fortune. The girl in the green mantle has already captured his heart, though he has seen but little of her. Moreover, he has discovered in letters from his friend Alan Fairford that both the Laird ' and Greenmantle * seem to be extraordinarily interested in his affairs.
He has met Wandering Willie, the blind fiddler, who has told him the strange tale of the Redgauntlets, a tale in which a reference to the family crest faintly stirs a chord in Darsie's memory. And he has met again the sinister figure of Cristal Nixon, in company with ' Greenmantle ' herself!

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Broadcasting By: John Keir Cross
Produced By: James Crampsey
Darsie Latimer: Bryden Murdoch
Alan Fairford: Tom Fleming
Lilias: June Shields
Wandering Willie: C R M Brookes
Cristal Nixon: George Davies
Alexander Fairford: E J P MacE
Peter Peebles: John Young
Sir Walter: William Crichton

: NEWS

: LIVING IN THE WHOLE PRESENT

by John Holloway
In our private lives today we enjoy an unusual degree of security; yet our society is threatened by enormous hazards. This paradox-the combination of an uneventful everyday life, but with vast dangers lying beyond it-is bewildering, and yet if we are really to live in the society we inhabit, we need to master it. John Holloway, author of a critical study of nineteenth-century literature called The Victorian Sage, suggests that it is here that literature, and the man of letters, can help. For a great work of literature can show as nothing else can how ordinary life can always, and only too easily, turn extraordinary.

Contributors

Unknown: John Holloway

: PIANO RECITAL

by Kathleen Long

Contributors

Unknown: Kathleen Long

: 'SUCH AS ARE FAITHFUL TO CHARITY

Tribute to Leo Baeck by the Very
Rev. W. R. Matthews , K.c.v.o., D.D. Dean of St. Paul's
Leo Baeck, President of the Association of Synagogues in Britain, died on November 2, 1956, at the age of eighty-three. He was formerly Chief Rabbi of Berlin; President of the Central Organisation of Jews in Germany; and for two years a prisoner in the concentration camp at TheresienstadL

Contributors

Unknown: Leo Baeck
Unknown: Rev. W. R. Matthews

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins

: THE EPILOGUE

' The Kingdom and call of Christ.
Exodus 3, w. 7-12
Psalm 85. vv. 4-14 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 4, w. 1-22
Jesus calls us (BBC H.B. 354) Hebrews 13, w. 13 and 14

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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