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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from Dying- We Live' translated by Reinhard C. Kuhn
Reader, Garard Green

Contributors

Translated By: Reinhard C. Kuhn

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conducted by John Hollingsworth

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: John Hollingsworth

: NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY Marjorie Anderson introduces:

Professor P. E. Vernon of the University of London Institute of Education, who talks about the I.Q. as applied to schoolchildren
Evelyn Laye , who suggests that we pause and take stock
Potato Prices: Clifford Selly questions the authorities
Who are the Lonely People? Listeners express their views

Contributors

Unknown: Professor P. E. Vernon
Unknown: Evelyn Laye
Unknown: Clifford Selly

: MORNING SERVICE

from St. Margaret's Church, Westminster; conducted by the Rev. Eric Jay. Preacher, the Rector, the Rev. Michael Stancliffe
Bells
0 worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness (E.H. 42)
Sentence, Confession, Absolution Versicles and Responses Psalm 67
First Lesson: Isaiah 42, vv. 1-7 Te Deum
Second Lesson: Philippians 2, w.
1-11
Jubilate (Moeran)
Creed, Suffrages, Collects
Anthem: 0 come. ye servants of the Lord (Tye)
Sermon
In stature grows the heavenly child
(E.H. 46)
Prayers Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster
Herbert Dawson
Head Bellringer. W. H. Hewitt

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Eric Jay.
Choirmaster: Herbert Dawson
Unknown: H. Hewitt

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Retrospect of 1957 Contributed by Trevor Harvey , Andrew Porter and Alec Robertson

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Andrew Porter
Unknown: Alec Robertson

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT HALL

with Roberta Peters (soprano) and Ginette Neveu (violin)
Overture, Le tresor supposé (Méhul):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor. Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Recitative and Aria: Or son sola (Fra
Diavolo) (Auber): Roberta Peters with Rome Opera House Orchestra, conducted by Vincenzo Bellezza
Poeme (Chausson): Ginette Neveu with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Issay Dobrowen
Escales (Ibert): Boston Symphony Orchestra; conductor,
Charles Munch on gramophone records

Contributors

Soprano: Roberta Peters
Soprano: Ginette Neveu
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Roberta Peters
Conducted By: Vincenzo Bellezza
Unknown: Ginette Neveu
Conducted By: Issay Dobrowen
Conductor: Charles Munch

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Art: David Sylvester
Film: E. Arnot Robertson Theatre: Harold Hobson Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: Janet Adam Smith

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: David Sylvester
Unknown: E. Arnot Robertson
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Janet Adam Smith

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: BIRDS IN BRITAIN

Edited and introduced by James Fisher
Ducks and Duck Counts
About six hundred places in the British Isles are watched regularly each month for ducks, geese, and swans. These duck counts are organised on a county basis by George Atkinson-Willes , working from the Wildfowl Trust, Slimbridge. The Essex County Organiser, Major-General Brian Wainwright , also rings ducks at Abberton Reservoir. These two people who are closely concerned with numbers and movements of ducks discuss with James Fisher and Peter Scott trends in the population of various species revealed by those counts.
Produced by Raymond Barker

Contributors

Introduced By: James Fisher
Unknown: George Atkinson-Willes
Unknown: General Brian Wainwright
Unknown: James Fisher
Unknown: Peter Scott
Produced By: Raymond Barker

: I AM THE PROLOGUE

David Franklin introduces favourite operatic records and singers

Contributors

Introduces: David Franklin

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Franklin Engelmann invites Fred Loads, Bill Sowerbutts , and Alan Gemmell to answer questions listeners have sent by post

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

Gary Graffman (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1
The twenty-nine-year-old American pianist, Gary Graffman , has been widely acclaimed by the critics as an artist of remarkable virtuosity and expressive power. The son of a violinist who studied with Leopold Auer , he made his debut at the age of eight with the Philadelphia Symphonette Orchestra; he paid his first visit to this country fifteen months ago. Deryck Cooke

Contributors

Piano: Gary Graffman
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz
Pianist: Gary Graffman
Unknown: Leopold Auer
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: A BOUQUET OF POISON IVY

by Gilbert Highet
In the third of these book talks, originally broadcast over American radio by the Anthon Professor of Latin Language and Literature at Columbia University, the subject is the place of parody in literature. He quotes from Robert Benchley , James Thurber , E. B. White , and others (Recording by courtesy of Harold Andrews Productions, Inc., New York)

Contributors

Unknown: Gilbert Highet
Unknown: Robert Benchley
Unknown: James Thurber
Unknown: E. B. White

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2
Piano Concerto No. 1, in B flat minor
Tchaikovsky
This part of the concert is also being broadcast in the BBC Television Service, and is introduced by Alec Robertson
Before an Invited audience in the BBC studios, Maida Vale, London

Contributors

Introduced By: Alec Robertson

: CAN I HELP YOU ?

Fixtures, Fittings and Dilapidations Dudley Perkins talks about questions of interest to landlords and tenants

Contributors

Talks: Dilapidations Dudley Perkins

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins
Programmes from 5.0 overleaf

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Older Children
Timothy Bateson in * Great Expectations ' by Charles Dickens
Adapted as a serial play in seven parts by H. Oldfield Box
1-' In which Pip has a Memorable Christmas'
Production by Josephine Plummer
(Patience Collier is appearing in Nude with Violin ' at the Globe Theatre, London)
H. Oldfield Box writes on page 21

Contributors

Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: H. Oldfield
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Unknown: H. Oldfield Box
Timothy Bateson: Pip,a Man
Pip as a boy: Jean England
Convict: John Sharp
Joe Gargery: Preston Lockwood
Mrs Joe Gargery: Patience Collier
Uncle Pumblechook: Oliver Burt
Mr Wopsle: Alexander Archdale
Sergeant: Jonathan Field
Second Convict: Alan Reid

: MONEY MATTERS

* Hedging on your Life Assurance by Edward Leader

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of events of the past week

: GRAND HOTEL

Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist,
Gordon Clinton

Contributors

Unknown: Max Jaffa
Artist: Gordon Clinton

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
The Word for Living
From St. John's Kirk of Perth. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. William A. Smellie
When we really take God at his word, what happens?
Members of the church submit themselves to the searchlight of Christ's Beatitudes. Here they report on a week's attempt to live by these verses in conscious daily obedience.
This week:
' Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness '
' Blessed are the merciful'
' Blessed are the pure in heart' Organist, J. Carruthers Fraser

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. William A. Smellie
Organist: J. Carruthers Fraser

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Training Ship Foudroyant by Richard Dimbleby , o.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Richard Dimbleby , Esq., T.S. Foudroyant , [address removed]
The frigate Foudroyant is one of the last survivors of the old sailing navy. Anchored in Portsmouth Harbour, not far from the Victory, she still does a magnificent job in providing sea training courses for the young. Thousands of boys and girls from all parts of Britain and from all walks of life, from schools, youth organisations, or as individuals, have already benefited from a week or two spent aboard the Foudroyant. Funds are urgently needed to continue this work.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: T.S. Foudroyant

: Ernest Clark with Monica Grey and Roderick Lovell in ' SOAMES FORSYTE, Esq.'

from John Galsworthy 's
' A Modern Comedy ' freely adapted by Muriel Levy
Part 7
Production by Robin Midgley and Val Gielgud
Feeling his years and his responsibilities, Soames Forsyte thinks about putting his house in order. First and foremost his beloved daughter Fleur must be cared for, and he arranges a handsome settlement. Meanwhile, he is far more perturbed than he pretends over the forthcoming birth of Fleur's first child. He suggests that Michael takes down the picture of the White Monkey until ' it is all over.'
After a stormy meeting of share-holders, Soames resigns from the P.P.R.S.

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Adapted By: Muriel Levy
Production By: Robin Midgley
Production By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Soames Forsyte
Soames: Ernest Clark
Fleur: Monica Grey
Michael Mont: Roderick Lovell
Jon Forsyte: Denis Goacher
Annette: Gladys Spencer
Anne Forsyte: Danica D'Hondt
Nurse: Sheila Manahan
Clerk: Anthony Viccars

: NEWS

: THE WINTER OF THE BOMBS

A documentary feature on the London Blitz of 1940-41 by Constantine Fitz Gibbon
Early in September of 1940 Hitler decided to destroy London and to kill its eight million citizens or drive them from their homes with fire and bombs. For fifty-seven nights London was bombed every night. For six more months London was bombed heavily and often. The programme describes, in the words of eye-witnesses, what it felt like to be a Londoner during the winter of the bombs.
Edited and produced by Robert Pocock

Contributors

Unknown: Constantine Fitz Gibbon
Produced By: Robert Pocock

: MUSIC MAKING

Mendelssohn
Octet In E flat, Op. 20 played by the Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin)
Albert Chasey (violin)
Stephen Shingles (viola)
Francisco Gabarro (cello) and the Amici String Quartet:
Lionel Bentley (violin)
Marta Eitler (violin)
Harold Harriott (viola)
Joy Hall (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Violin: Albert Chasey
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Cello: Francisco Gabarro
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Violin: Marta Eitler
Viola: Harold Harriott

: THE EPILOGUE

' I have put my Spirit upon him '
Isaiah 42, vv. 1-7
Psalm 146 (Broadcast psalter) St. Luke 4, vv. 1-21
God of Mercy (BBC H.B. 456) St. John 1. v. 32

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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