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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading taken from
' Smoke on the Mountain' by Joy Davidman
Reader, Olive Gregg

Contributors

Reader: Olive Gregg

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: MUSIC TAPESTRY

The Michael Krein
Saxophone Quartet
Edward Rubach (piano)
London Studio Players
Conducted by Joseph Vandernoot

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Krein
Piano: Edward Rubach
Conducted By: Joseph Vandernoot

: WEATHER

: THE NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
As I See It: views from
J. B. Boothroyd
Was My Face Red?: recollections of moments of shame
The Cost of An Old School Tie: Elizabeth Webb 's enquiry
Off the Beaten Track: Dorothy Kerin , faith healer

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: J. B. Boothroyd
Unknown: Elizabeth Webb
Unknown: Dorothy Kerin

: MORNING SERVICE

from First Derry Presbyterian Church, Londonderry conducted by the Rt. Rev. Austin A. Fulton
Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland
Scripture Sentences Call to Worship
Immortal, invisible, God only wise
(R.C.H. 12)
Prayers
Scripture Readings:
Old Testament: Isaiah 42. vv. 1-9 New Testament: St. John 9, vv.
1-12
Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
(R.C.H. 420)
Sermon Prayers
Thou whose almighty word (R.C.H.
364)
Benediction
Organist, Jack Taggart

Contributors

Organist: Jack Taggart

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Rimsky-Korsakov's
' The Tale of Tsar Saltan by Arthur Jacobs
The Piano Music of Alan Rawsthorne by Jean Mackie Musical Profile:
The Renaissance Singers by Cedric Wallis
More Buzzings from Bassetto book review by Scott Goddard

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Tsar Saltan
Unknown: Arthur Jacobs
Unknown: Jean MacKie
Unknown: Cedric Wallis
Review By: Scott Goddard

: YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme' of gramophone records
Introduced by Deryck Cooke
Overture: The Force of Destiny
(Verdi)
London Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Anlal Dorati
Mad Scene (Act 3: Lucia di Lammermoor) (Donizetti.)
Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Paris Opera Chorus and the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conducted by Nello Santi
Violin Concerto (Stravinsky)
Ivry Gitlis (violin)
Concerts Colonne Orchestra Conducted by Harold Byrns

Contributors

Introduced By: Deryck Cooke
Conducted By: Anlal Dorati
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Conducted By: Nello Santi
Violin: Ivry Gitlis
Conducted By: Harold Byrns

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Paul Dehn
Book: J. G. Weightman
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Roger Manvell
Theatre: Philip Hope-Wallace
Radio: Laurence Kitchin

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Dehn
Unknown: J. G. Weightman
Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: Laurence Kitchin

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

: THE COUNTRYSIDE IN APRIL

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country including
Sounds of the month
Reports from the countryside A natural history contribution by Eric Simms
Introduced by C. Gordon Glover Produced by Arthur Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simms
Introduced By: C. Gordon Glover
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: CAN I HELP YOU?

A Mixed Bag
Dudley Perkins answers a number of listeners' letters on various subjects
Last of the present series followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Dudley Perkins

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

visits the Welsh Border
Fred Loads
Bill Sowerbutts
Alan Gemmell answer questions from amateur gardeners in Llanymynech
Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Ellis Widdup

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Arranged By: Ellis Widdup

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

See panel
Part 1

: ENGLAND'S ARABIA

DESMOND STEWART , brought up in Norfolk, now works in the Middle East. Returning to Norfolk, he was struck by certain resemblances between it and the Arab world.

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Stewart

: CONCERT

Part 2

: SIERRA LEONE INDEPENDENCE

See foot of page and page 13

: ENGLISH SONGS

Silvia Beamish (soprano)
Paul Hamburger (piano)

Contributors

Soprano: Silvia Beamish
Piano: Paul Hamburger

: COME HITHER

Poetry in the afternoon chosen and introduced by Leonard Clark
5: Walking in an Air of Glory Readers.
Diana Olsson and Leonard Clark
At the end of the programme Leonard Clark will announce a competition for original poems.
Entries should be sent to:
Children's Programmes (Sound), BBC. London. W.l

Contributors

Introduced By: Leonard Clark
Readers: Diana Olsson
Readers: Leonard Clark
Unknown: Leonard Clark

: GREAT EXPECTATIONS

by CHARLES DICKENS adapted for radio in twelve episodes by H. Oldfield Box with James Hayter , Barbara Couper
Norman Shelley and Hugh Dickson as Pip
Episode 3
Continued in next column
Produced by Robin Midgley

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: H. Oldfield Box
Unknown: James Hayter
Unknown: Barbara Couper
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Hugh Dickson
Produced By: Robin Midgley
Young Pip: Terry Raven
Joe Gargery: James Hayter
Mrs Joe: Patricia Routledge
Uncle Pumblechook: Julian Somers
Mr Wopsle: John Saunders
Estella: Prunella Scales
Miss Havisham: Barbara Couper
Camilla Pocket: Gladys Spencer
Sarah Pocket: Rosamund Greenwood
Raymond Pocket: Roderick Cook
Stranger: Peter Pratt
Mr Jaggers: Norman Shelley

: THINKING ALOUD

Growing Up with Life
Four talks by Irene Hilton
4: Enjoying Life

Contributors

Unknown: Irene Hilton

: MONEY MATTERS

A weekly talk on financial affairs, private and public

: WEATHER

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

: THE NEWS

followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
A summary of last week's events

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist, Nancy Evans

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Nancy Evans

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
THE NEW ENGLISH BIBLE
' In doing our work we have constantly striven to render the Greek, as we understood it, into the English of the present day ... We have sought to avoid archaisms, jargon, and all that is either stilted or slipshod ... Always the overriding aims were accuracy and clarity.' (From the Introduction)
Tonight's programme attempts to assess how far the Committee has succeeded in its task
Those taking part:
The Rt. Rev. J. A. T. ROBINSON. Ph.D.,
Bishop of Woolwich
The Rev.Rev. H. F. D. SPARKS. .
D.D.
Professor of the interpretation of Holy Scripture in the Department of Theology. Oxford
The Rev. E. H. ROBERTSON
Study Secretary of the United Bible Societies
Miss J. C. SCOTT-MONCRIEFT
Reader, John Wood
Produced by J. A. Fisher

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. J. A. T. Robinson.
Unknown: Rev. H. F. D. Sparks.
Unknown: Rev. E. H. Robertson
Unknown: A. Fisher

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the National Children's Home and Orphanage, by Bob Arnold (Tom Forrest of ' The Archers ')
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Bob Arnold. Esq[address removed]
The National Children's Home and Orphanage has received more than 41,000 needy children since its foundation ninety-two years ago. It seeks to meet a great human problem, which is evidenced by the fact that last year there were 1,317 applications for admission. The Home has forty branches which, together with its foster homes, care for a family of more than 3,000 boys and girls. Much of its work is remedial and specialised.

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Arnold
Unknown: Tom Forrest
Unknown: Bob Arnold.

: GREAT ADVOCATES

A series of portraits of outstanding members of the English Bar by Lord Birkett
3: Sir Edward Clarke , K.C.
1841-1931
Edward Clarke retired from the Bar in 1914, the year after Norman Birkett was called. Outstanding perhaps among his great cases was his defence of Adelaide Bartlett in 1886, when the jury's verdict of Not Guilty was received with tremendous acclaim both inside the Old Bailey and outside in the surrounding streets. And he will long be remembered for his part in the trials of Oscar Wilde, where his loyalty to his client in adverse circumstances was worthy of the highest traditions of the English Bar.
Production by Joe Burroughs

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Edward Clarke
Unknown: Edward Clarke
Unknown: Norman Birkett
Production By: Joe Burroughs

: SIR THOMAS BEECHAM

conducts
Berlioz
Overture: Roman Carnival
Dance of the Syiphs
(The Damnation of Faust)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Fantastic Symphony
French National Radio Orchestra on gramophone records

: THE NEWS

: PEOPLE TODAY

Mrs. Ivy Litvinov in conversation with Eileen Capel
An Englishwoman, the widow of Maxim Litvinov (for many years Soviet Minister for Foreign Affairs), recently visited London after an absence of thirty years. Russia has been her home for the past forty years : she now lives in Moscow with her son and his family.
See page 13 followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Ivy Litvinov

: THE EPILOGUE

The First Fruits of his Creatures
Jeremiah 2. vv. 2-5
Psalm 36 (Broadcast psalter) James 1. vv. 2-27
Now the green blade riseth (BBC
H.B. 109)
Revelation 14, v. 4

: THE NEWS

followed by late weather forecast

: MUSIC CLUB

Mozart
Quartet in D (K.575) played by the Benthien String Quartet Ulrich Benthien (violin)
Rudolf-Maria Muller (violin) Martin Ledig (viola)
Wolfram Hentschel (cello)
Recorded at a concert given before members of the Wye College Music Club at Swanley Hall, withcrsdane, Kent.

Contributors

Violin: Ulrich Benthien
Violin: Rudolf-Maria Muller
Viola: Martin Ledig
Cello: Wolfram Hentschel

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