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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for
Passion Sunday morning from part of the chapter
How Jesus Interpreted his Cross' from ' The Cross of Christ' by Vincent Taylor
Reader, Rex Palmer

Contributors

Reader: Vincent Taylor
Reader: Rex Palmer

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Conducted By: Gilbert Vinter

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BIRD SONG OF THE MONTH

Ludwig Koch introduces birds which can be heard singing in the month of April
His talk is illustrated with recordings selected from his famous collection
Produced by Winwood Reade

Contributors

Introduces: Ludwig Koch
Produced By: Winwood Reade

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Harold Dexter
From Southwark Cathedral, London

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Dexter

: MAKING ALL THINGS NEW

Five sermons for Lent on the work of Christ and human response
5-The New Man
A Meditation for Passion Sunday from the Chapel of King's College, London; conducted by the Dean, the Rev. Sydney Evans , assisted by students of the College
Prayer of Christ's Passion
Love of the Father (E.H. 438) Prayers of Preparation
Reading: St. John 3, vv. 1-21
Hear my prayer, 0 Lord: Psalm 143 Meditation: Part I-Christ the New
Man
0 thou who dost accord us (E.H. 86) Prayers
Meditation: Part 2-The new man in Christ
Anthem: Ave Verum (Byrd) Blessing
Choirmaster, E. H. Warrell
Assistant organist, Malcolm Mitchell

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Sydney Evans
Choirmaster: E. H. Warrell
Organist: Malcolm Mitchell

: ENCOUNTERS WITH ANIMALS

by Gerald Durrell
3-Portrait of Pavlo

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Durrell

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Record Review
Contributed by Joan Chissell
Donald Mitchell and Alec Robertson

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Joan Chissell
Unknown: Donald Mitchell
Unknown: Alec Robertson

: Joseph Cooper introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
This week: Music of Spring
On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
(Delius): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham. Bt.
Sonata in F, Op. 24 (Spring) (Beethoven): Yehudi Menuhin (violin) and Louis Kentner (piano)
The Last Spring (Grieg)
Fruhlingsnacht (Schumann)
Rondes de Printemps (Images, Set 3
No. 3) (Debussy): Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam conducted by Eduard van Beinum

Contributors

Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham.
Conducted By: Eduard van Beinum

: WIEDERSEHEN IN DEUTSCHLAND

10-Wer sucht, der findet
Script by Arthur Shepherd
Produced by W. R. H. Carling

Contributors

Script By: Arthur Shepherd
Produced By: W. R. H. Carling

: 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 QUESTIONS

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh

: Opera at Home PAST AND PRESENT

Philip Hope-Wallace presents gramophone records of operatic artists of yesterday and today

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Roy Hay introduces John Sambrook and discusses with him the various ways of easing the work in the garden and some of the new aids to gardening
Fred Streeter takes part in the discussion and also outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduces: Roy Hay
Unknown: John Sambrook
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

Manoug Parikian (violin) BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz
Most of Ireland's orchestral music will be broadcast during April.

Contributors

Violin: Manoug Parikian
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Rudolf Schwarz

: TALKING OF BOOKS Arthur Calder-Marshall

The nineteen-twenties have already been surveyed from the near and middle distances of the thirties and the forties. Arthur Calder-Marshall compares a new study of the period, by John Mont gomery, with the earlier ones.
Reader, Frank Duncan

Contributors

Unknown: John Mont
Reader: Frank Duncan

: MR. WILLIAMS OF HAMBURG'

by Clifford Bax
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by Norman Wright

Contributors

Unknown: Clifford Bax
Produced By: Norman Wright
Narrator: Geoffrey Lewis
Mate: Peter Claughton
Captain: Stephen Jack
John Williams: Simon Lack
Officer: David Spenser
Soldier: Peter Claughton
Farmer Nash: Richard George
The Rev Mr Gough: Arthur Young

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR This is my City

Bob Reid visits Chester to meet the young and not so young who live, work, and play in this lovely city whose history and people stem from the days of old
Narrators: Peveril Jerome and David Bebbington
Programme arranged and written by Bertha Lonsdale
Produced by Trevor Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Reid
Narrators: Peveril Jerome
Narrators: David Bebbington
Written By: Bertha Lonsdale
Produced By: Trevor Hill

: MONEY MATTERS

Getting the Best of the Bargain by Jane Orde

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Orde

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: AT HOME

Vilem Tausky
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
With
David Galliver (tenor)
Alan Civil (horn) and the BBC Singers conductor, Leslie Woodgate invite you to listen to a programme of music for the early evening

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Tenor: David Galliver
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Walter Allen
Film: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Colin Maclnnes
Book: Janet Adam Smith
Art: Basil Taylor

Contributors

Conducted By: Walter Allen
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Richard Findlater
Unknown: Janet Adam Smith
Unknown: Basil Taylor

: EVENING SERVICE

from St. Charles' Roman Catholic Church, Ogle Street, London, W.I. Conducted by Monsignor D. Worlock , assisted by Father G. T. Wright
' The Way of the Cross'
0 come and mourn with me awhile
(W.H. 39)
The Stations of the Cross
We adore thee. 0 Christ.... Meditation
Prayer
Stabat Mater
0 Sacred Head. ill-used (W.H. 41)
Christus vincit (Worcs. Antiphonary)
Choirmaster, A. J. Staan

Contributors

Conducted By: Monsignor D. Worlock
Assisted By: Father G. T. Wright
Choirmaster: A. J. Staan

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Restoration Fund of St. -Nicholas-at-Wade Church , Kent, by Lord Bridges, G.C.B., G.C.v.O.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Lord Bridges, [address removed]
The parish church of St. Nicholas-at-Wade and Sarre was built in the middle of the twelfth century. It has many interesting features including Norman work, especially in the bays of the south aisle. The state of repair of the church was recently found to be such that immediate steps had to be taken to deal with the damage caused by death-watch beetle to practically all the main timbers in the tower and roof; the windows also had to be re-glazed and releaded. £ 2,000 is needed to complete the cost of restoration.

Contributors

Unknown: Wade Church

: James Thomason in * THE MOONSTONE'

by Wilkie Collins
Dramatised for broadcasting in eleven parts by Howard Agg
2 — ' The Shadow Lengthens '
Produced by Martyn C. Webster :
On the day that the Indian Diamond first cast its shadow over the Verinder family house in Yorkshire, two surprising things happened. Penelope, the daughter of Gabriel Betteredge the family retainer, came across three strolling Indians in the lane by the house, and Franklin Blake arrived from London before he was expected, bringing with him the moonstone left to Rachel Verinder by his uncle John Herncastle.
In search of the maid, Rosanna Spear-man, Gabriel Betteredge had gone to the dreaded Shivering Sand, and it was here that Franklin Blake found him and perturbed the old retainer by his questions.

Contributors

Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Howard Agg
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Gabriel Betteredge: James Thomason
Franklin Blake: Simon Lack
Penelope: Beryl Calder
Lady Verinder: Grizelda Hervey
Rachel Verinder: Monica Grey
Amelia Ablewhite: Brenda Peters
Blanche Ablewhite: Margaret Butt
Godfrey Ablewhite: Denis Goacher

: NEWS

: TO BUILD A COUNTRY

Talk by Sir Andrew Cohen O.B.E. ,
K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.,
Sir Andrew recently returned from his five years' governorship of Uganda. He speaks about some of the major questions which the Government of Uganda has faced in building up the country to become a modern and eventually self-governing state.

Contributors

Talk By: Sir Andrew Cohen O.B.E.

: PIANO RECITAL

by Angus Morrison

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Morrison

: State Visit to France LE PALAIS DE L'ELYSEE

A microphone tour
See top of page

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins

Contributors

Programme By: Antony Hopkins

: THE EPILOGUE

' The glory of the Cross '
Isaiah 53, vv. 1-6
Psalm 57, vv. 1-9 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 12, vv. 20-45
Sing my tongue the glorious battle
(BBC H.B. 90)
St. John 16, v. 33b

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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