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and forecast for farmers and shipping


For Industrial Sunday
From St. Paul's Church, Burnley, Lancashire, conducted by the vicar, the Rev. J. C. Gill
An Act of Recollection
The King of love (A. and M. 197;
E.H. 490)
Judge eternal (E.H. 423)
Reading: Genesis 1, w. 27-30 Prayers
Brothers, joining hand in hand (A. and M. 679)
Organist, A. V. Nutter


Unknown: V. Nutter


Music of the sunny south played by the Southern Serenade Orchestra, directed by Reg. Leopold


F. Streeter


Unknown: F. Streeter


A monthly programme of science and observation. 17 — ' Warblers.' Brian Vesey-FitzGerald introduces R. P. Gait and Ludwig Koch. Dr. Koch's
recordings of warblers' songs are heard during the programme, which is produced by Desmond Hawkins


Introduces: Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald
Unknown: R. P. Gait
Unknown: Ludwig Koch.
Produced By: Desmond Hawkins


(Leader, George Stratton )
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Shulamith Shafir (piano) 4.5 Interval


Leader: George Stratton
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Piano: Shulamith Shafir


' A Journey in Springtime': Verse and stories chosen by Geoffrey Dearmer , with music by the English Singers Quartet. Readers, Betty Hardy and Cecil Bellamy
5.40 ' Two Old Men ' : a story by Tolstoy, adapted by G. E. Prideaux


Unknown: Geoffrey Dearmer
Readers: Betty Hardy
Readers: Cecil Bellamy
Adapted By: G. E. Prideaux

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: . NEWS

6.10 National Savings review

: Sunday Opera House ' Scenes from ' DON PASQUALE'

by Donizetti. The second of a new weekly series performed by The New London Opera Company
New London Opera Chorus and Orchestra
(Leader, Max Salpeter )
Vocal Director, Dino Borgioli
Conductor, Alberto Erede
From the Cambridge Theatre, London


Leader: Max Salpeter
Conductor: Dino Borgioli
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Don Pasquale: Martin Lawrence
Dr Malatesta: Afro Poll
Ernesto: Andrew MacPherson
Norina: Irene Fratiza

: 'THE DEBATE CONTINUES ... ' 1547-1947

Great chapters in four hundred years of Parliamentary records
. 3 — ' Parliament and George Ill 's Empire '
Script by David Thomson , Ph.D. Edited and produced by Robert Gittings


Unknown: George Ill
Script By: David Thomson
Produced By: Robert Gittings
Sir Joshua Reynolds: Carleton Hobbs
William Pitt: Arthur Young
John Wilkes: Robert Marsden
Edmund Burke: Denis Carey
Charles James Fox: Howard Marion-Crawford
R B Sheridan: Derek Birch


Introduced by Lewis Hastings


Introduced By: Lewis Hastings


For Industrial. Sunday from the Church of St. Mary and St. Joseph, Poplar, London, conducted by the Young Christian Workers, with Father Edward Mitchinson (National Director) and Father Bernard Goode (Poplar Section Chaplain). Preacher, His Eminence Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster
Introductory Prayers
Y.C.W. hymn: Young workers be proud
Y.C.W. hymn: It must be done Reading
Acts of Faith and Dedication Benediction
0 Salutaris
Tantum ergo Blessing
Prayers of Adoration and Petition
Y.C.W. National hymn: Rouse up. rouse up
Organist, Joan Hordern


Unknown: Father Edward Mitchinson
Unknown: Father Bernard Goode
Organist: Joan Hordern


Appeal on behalf of Westminster Hospital, by the Chairman, Sir Bernard Docker , K.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]


Unknown: Bernard Docker
Unknown: Sir Bernard Docker


The second book of John Gals worthy's ' Forsyte Saga.' Adapted for broadcasting as a serial in twelve episodes by Muriel Levy. Produced by Val Gielgud and Felix Felton. Last episode
Other parts played by Joan Clement Scott, Betty Baskcomb , and Freda Falconer ,


Unknown: John Gals
Unknown: Muriel Levy.
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Produced By: Felix Felton.
Played By: Joan Clement
Unknown: Betty Baskcomb
Unknown: Freda Falconer
Jolyon: Andrew Cruickshank
Annette: Katie Kemp
Soames: Ronald Simpson
James: Laidman Browne
Emily: Vivienne Chatterton
Aunt Juley: Dorothea Webb
Aunt Hester: Gladys Spencerr
Winifred: Mieheline Patton
Francie: Vanessa Thornton
Imogen: Anne Cullen
Mine Lamotte: Gladys Spencer
Warmson: William Trent
A doctor: Malcolm Hayes


Henry Snell , one of the ' under forty-five' generation, who as a prisoner of war spent part of his time thinking and reading about freedom, asks whether Britain really stands for freedom in the modern world


Unknown: Henry Snell


' Christ is Risen.' Psalm 146; 1 Corinthians 15. vv. 12, 13, 17-26 50-58: Jesus lives! (A. and M. 140); 1 Thessalonians 4, vv. 14 and 18


String Quartet in A, Op. 3 No. 6 played by the Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin), Reginald Morley (violin), Jean Stewart (viola), Harvey Phillips (cello)
Second of a weekly series of six Haydn quartets


Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Violin: Reginald Morley
Violin: Jean Stewart
Cello: Harvey Phillips

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