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: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: RECENT RECORDS

of Walter Gieseking , Kirsten Flagstad , and the Griller String Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Gieseking
Unknown: Kirsten Flagstad

: HOPE FULFILLED

' The Messiah comes to his People'
A service for Palm Sunday, conducted by the Rev. John Marsh , D.Phil., of Mansfield College, Oxford
Introduction
' He that cometh ': the story of Palm Sunday told in dramatic form
All glory, laud, and honour (Cong. H. 723; A. and M. 98)
Sermon
Ride on, ride on in majesty! (Cong. H. 110; A. and M. 99)
Prayers
The head that once was crowned with thorns (Cong. H. 142; A. and M. 301)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Marsh

: THE WOMEN'S MARCH OF 1913

Memories of the suffragists and suffragettes by Alys Russell

Contributors

Unknown: Alys Russell

: SUNDAY-MORNING PROM

Overture: The Ruins of Athens
(Beethoven)
Tatiana's Letter Scene (
Eugene Onegin ) (Tchaikovsky)
Symphony No. 1, in E minor
(Sibelius) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Eugene Onegin

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Alec Robertson
Record Review
Sir Thomas Beecham 's new recordings of Divertimento No. 2 (Mozart) and Don Quixote (Strauss), by Ferruccio Bonavia
Operatic records for April, by Philip Hope-Wallace
Some new instrumental records, by Ronald Biggs

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: Ferruccio Bonavia
Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Ronald Biggs

: THE CRITICS

Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art. Conducted by James Laver
12.11 Films: Basil Wright
12.20 Theatre: Harold Hobson
12.28 Books: Walter Allen
12.37 Radio: Joyce Grenfell
12.45 Art: J. M. Richards

Contributors

Conducted By: James Laver
Unknown: Basil Wright
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: J. M. Richards

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by a team of experts: Brian Vesey-Fitz -Gerald, Eric Hobbis , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Vesey-Fitz
Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland

: MUSIC OF THE SERVICES

1— Music of the Regiments
The Buffs
(Royal East Kent Regiment) Somerset Light Infantry
Sherwood Foresters
Lancashire Fusiliers
Queen's Own
Cameron Highlanders
Royal Army Ordnance Corps played by the Band of the Royal Military School of Music (by permission of the Commandant)
Conducted by Captain Meredith Roberts , M.B.E.
Director of Music
Frederick Harvey (baritone)
Programme introduced by Lionel Marson and produced by Harry Mortimer

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain Meredith Roberts
Baritone: Frederick Harvey
Introduced By: Lionel Marson
Produced By: Harry Mortimer

: IN YOUR GARDEN

' Window Boxes in Spring ' by Gordon Forsyth

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Forsyth

: BACKS TO THE LAND

' Bee Keeping' by Reginald Gamble

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Gamble

: ANSWER NEXT WEEK

Second Series
A programme of problems including posers on chess, law, and detection
Introduced by Robert MacDermot
Produced by Ian C. Messiter

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert MacDermot
Produced By: Ian C. Messiter

: BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: SOUNDS OF SPRING

A programme of sound pictures from the town and country, introducing bird songs and other nature sounds that are to be heard during the spring season
Recordings by Ludwig Koch
Programme written and introduced by Gordon Glover

Contributors

Unknown: Ludwig Koch
Introduced By: Gordon Glover

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

'Rock of Ages'
A series of plays by L. du Garde Peach telling the story of the Church 5 — ' The Building of an Abbey '
Production by Derek McCulloch

Contributors

Unknown: L. du Garde Peach
Production By: Derek McCulloch
Lady Maud: Lydia Sherwood
Sir John: Howleson Culff
Abbot: Charles Lefeaux
Sacristan: Laidman Browne
Mason: Alastair Duncan
Gaston: David Enders
John (Master Mason): Ernest Jay
Giles: Richard Goolden
Carpenter: Preston Lockwood

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THE UNITED NATIONS

A report on the week's proceedings at the General Assembly at Lake Success, New York

: The Sunday Evening POPULAR CONCERT

Raphael Arié (bass)
Louis Kentner * (piano)
BBC Theatre Orchestra
(Leader. Alfred Barker )
Conductor, Walter Goehr
Vilem Tausky , who was bom at Prerov in 1910, studied under Suk and Janacek. For ten years he was conductor at the Brno Opera House. During the war he conducted the Czech Army Choir in broadcasts from London. His Rhapsody, which is receiving its first performance tonight, dates from 1944. It is based on themes by Smetana, taken largely from piano pieces written when he was a boy.
Harold Rutland

Contributors

Bass: Raphael Arié
Piano: Louis Kentner
Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Vilem Tausky

: AMERICAN LETTER

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY TO GOD

The last of a series of Lenten services on the meaning of repentance
From Christ Church, Sefton Park, Liverpool, conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. W. M. F. Scott
The Cost
Ride on, ride on in majesty! (A. and M. 99)
Confession, Absolution, the Lord's Prayer
Psalm 22, vv. 1-11; 17-19; and 22-28
Lesson: St. Mark 15. w. 33-39; and Isaiah 53, v. 5
Nunc dimittis
Sermon
There is a green hill (A. and M. 332)
Prayers
We sing the praise of him who died (A. and M. 200, omitting v. 6)
Blessing
Organist, J. H. Prichard

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. M. F. Scott
Organist: J. H. Prichard

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of British Red Cross Refugee Relief Work in the Middle East, by Ella Jorden , S.R.N., British Red Cross Nurse
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Sister Jorden[address removed]
Sister Jorden trained at Bristol
Royal Infirmary from 1928 to 1935. She had experience in China from 1935 onwards, and was interned there during the war. On being released in 1945 she joined the British Red Cross Society in Shanghai and remained with the Red Cross Commission there until it returned to this country. In October 1946 she was sent as a Senior Sister to Germany, where she worked at Fallingbostel D.P. camp, through which all emigres and their dependants pass. Sister Jorden left Germany to join the Transjordan Commission, and on arrival at Amman in February this year she was posted to South Shune as Senior Nurse at the camp dispensary. This camp has twenty thousand refugees

Contributors

Unknown: Ella Jorden

: Fay Compton and Andre Morell in 'THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND'

by William Makepeace Thackeray
Dramatised for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
5-' Ensign Esmond '
With Frederick Gibson and Andrew Churchman
Produced by Peter Watts

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Broadcasting By: John Keir Cross
Unknown: Frederick Gibson
Unknown: Andrew Churchman
Produced By: Peter Watts
Henry Esmond: Andre Morell
Lady Castlewood: Fay Compton
Richard Steele: Roderick Lovell
Captain Westbury: James Raglan
Isabella Viscountess Castlewood: Ella Milne

: BRITISH ADVENTURE IN INDIA

A record of service by Lord Beveridge

: The Man Born to be King: 8: The Royal Progress

An episode from a play sequence on the life of our Lord
Written for broadcasting by Dorothy L. Sayers
Produced by Noel Iliff

Contributors

Writer: Dorothy L. Sayers
Producer: Noel Iliff

: PIANO INTERLUDE

Michael Mullinar

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Mullinar

: THE EPILOGUE

' The Cross of Christ'
Psalm 24 ; Revelation 5, vv. 1-13; Praise to the holiest in the height (A. and M. 172); St. Luke 9, vv. 23 and 24

: JOYCE GRENFELL

Portraits Among Other Things
A selection of poems chosen and read by herself








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