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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Conductor: David Curry

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

'What manner of man is this?'
Bible reading, with comment, on the Person of Christ, from St. Luke 23. By the Rev. R. Talbot Watkins of Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. Talbot Watkins

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FOLLOW THE BAND!

A radio route march with the Band of the Highland Light Infantry
Conductor, Mr. A. J. Wilson

Contributors

Conductor: Mr. A. J. Wilson

: PAUL HOLT TALKING

' It Seems To Me Odd ...'

: SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Prayer
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
(A. and M. 298; S.P. 623; C.H. 21, omitting v. 4: Tune, Praise my soul)
Interlude: 'Alexamenos worships his
God'
Prayers; the Prayer of St. Richard; the Lord's Prayer
At the name of Jesus (A. and M. 306, vv. 1, 5. 6; S.P. 392, w. 1, 4, 5; C.H. 178, vv. 1. 3. 4: Tune, Evelyns)
Blessing
Some years ago there was discovered, on a wall in the Palace of the Caesars in Rome, a crude picture probably scribbled by a slave-boy more than 1,700 years ago. It represents a man with the head of an ass, crucified on a Roman Cross, being worshipped by a young slave-boy. The inscription, roughly scrawled in Greek, is ' Alexamenos worships his God.' This caricature was obviously intended as an insult to the early Christians and the Interlude today is an attempt to reconstruct the sort of story that must lie behind it.

: RECITAL

Olive Rees and Mary Madden
(two pianos)

Contributors

Unknown: Olive Rees
Unknown: Mary Madden

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' The Snake Charmer' : a passage from ' The Jungle Tide,' by John Still ; 'Snake': a poem by D. H. Lawrence. Readers: Lockwood West and Alan Wheatley
10.5 News commentary

Contributors

Unknown: John Still
Readers: D. H. Lawrence.
Readers: Alan Wheatley

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Fight the good fight (A. and M. 540;
S.P. 491)
New Every Morning (revised) 99 Psalm 91 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 5, vv. 38-48
Through the night of doubt and sorrow (A. and M. 274; S.P. 678)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Bill Savill and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Savill

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II, by Marjorie Eele
11.20 CITIZENSHIP. The Young Worker. ' First Days at Work ' : young people give their experiences, and Alice Byford gives advice
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS. The History of Science. 2 — ' Why was science backward in the Middle Ages?' Michael Postan , Professor of Economic History in the University of Cambridge, gives the second of sixteen talks by various speakers on the origins and results of the Scientific Revolution, which culminated in the seventeenth century
If the ' Middle Ages ' is taken to mean the period, from 1000 to 1450, that followed the ' Dark Ages ' and preceded the early centuries of modem times, then scientific knowledge at the beginning of the Middle Ages was at a very low ebb. 'Perhaps this was because the eastern part of the Roman Empire which had been most fertile in scientific speculation was the part that had been over-run by the Arabs and so for a time was cut off from the intellectual life of the rest of Europe. It is true that the Dark Ages had witnessed a scientific advance in technology, particularly in the technique of cultivating the soil. But the methods that achieved this advance in technique were empirical and had no effect on scientific thought. It was not until the recovery of Greek works of science, which began to come back to western Christendom in the twelfth century, that scientific speculation revived.

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Eele
Unknown: Alice Byford
Unknown: Michael Postan

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

from a canteen in Sidcup with Kay Cavendish
Trefor Jones and Terry Scott
James Moody at the piano
Introduced and produced by John Foreman

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Cavendish
Unknown: Trefor Jones
Unknown: Terry Scott
Unknown: James Moody
Produced By: John Foreman

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: Elsie and Doris Waters in ' PETTICOAT LANE'

(You want it-we've got it) with Michael Howard Max Wall , Benny Hill
Maurice Keary , Joan Young
Albert Ward and Les Ward
Benny Lee , Doris Nichols Ian Sadler , Kenneth Blain
Margaret Lindsay
BBC Variety Orchestra Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Production by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Max Wall
Unknown: Benny Hill
Unknown: Maurice Keary
Unknown: Joan Young
Unknown: Albert Ward
Unknown: Les Ward
Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Kenneth Blain
Unknown: Margaret Lindsay
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Production By: Pat Dixon

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

TRAVEL TALKS. Man and his Animals : ' The Peruvian Indians and their Llamas.' Script by Rhoda Power
2.20 LET'S JOIN IN. The Life and Adventures of Tom Thumb,' re-told by Jean Sutcliffe. Part 1. His origin and two episodes from his childhood
2.40 LOOKING AT THINGS. Furnishing a Room.' Gordon Russell and W. H. Russell talk about design and craftsmanship in furniture-making
They ask listeners to look again at the furniture they use, and to think about what they might wish to buy when the time comes for setting up house for themselves

Contributors

Script By: Rhoda Power
Told By: Jean Sutcliffe.

: Orchestral Hour BBC OPERA ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Arnold Matters (baritone)

: THE CRITICS

Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by John Summerson
3.46 Films: Basil Wright
3.55 Theatre: Eric Keown
4.3 Books: Malcolm Muggeridge
4.15 Radio: Frank Tilsley
4.20 Art: Basil Taylor

Contributors

Conducted By: John Summerson
Unknown: Basil Wright
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Frank Tilsley
Unknown: Basil Taylor

: RECORDS AT FOUR-THIRTY

Chappie D'Amato 's
Mixed Grill

Contributors

Unknown: Chappie D'Amato

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Hills of Varna '
A story of the Renaissance by Geoffrey Trease
Adapted by Rosalie Williams
1—' Strange Treasure '
Produced by Nan Macdonald

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Trease
Adapted By: Rosalie Williams
Produced By: Nan MacDonald
Alan Drayton: David Markham
Dick, his friend: Peter Massey
An innkeeper: Fred Fairclough
Erasmus, the great Dutch scholar: Carleton Hobbs
Aldus Manutius: Herbert Smith
His wife: Joan Sharp
Antonio, their son: Donald Mellodew
Angela d'Asola, their niece: Shirley Kins
Duke of Molfetta: Robert Farquharson
Cesare Morelli, his agent: Alec Ross
Bernardo, his accomplice: Peter Farnfield

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: First House: Hill-Billy Hoe-Down

introducing the Folks of Smoky Mountain with Charles Forsythe, Addie Seamon, Doris Nichols, Johnnie Johnston, Alan Dean, Don Emsley, Ray Webb, Pearl Carr, Irene King
Music by the Smoky Mountaineers
Led by Danny Levin
Devised and produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Forsythe
Unknown: Addie Seamon
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Unknown: Johnnie Johnston
Unknown: Alan Dean
Unknown: Don Emsley
Unknown: Ray Webb
Unknown: Pearl Carr
Unknown: Irene King
Unknown: Danny Levin
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: THE CHRISTIAN OUTLOOK

Kenneth Grubb , Chairman of the Churches' Commission on International Affairs, looks back over the past month

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Grubb

: MELODIES AND MEMORIES

A pot-pourri of popular tunes of the past fifty years recaptured by Alistair McHarg
Celia Nicholls
The MacDonald Sisters The Mansfield Singers
Ian Gourlay
Ruby Duncan and Harry Carmichael George and Jack The Teen-Agers
BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen Orchestral arrangements by Ian Gourlay and Robert Docker Presented by Alastair Maclntyre
Produced by Bill Meikle

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair McHarg
Unknown: Celia Nicholls
Singers: Ian Gourlay
Singers: Ruby Duncan
Singers: Harry Carmichael
Conductor: Kemlo Stephen
Arrangements By: Ian Gourlay
Arrangements By: Robert Docker
Presented By: Alastair MacLntyre
Produced By: Bill Meikle

: CALLING ALL SPORTSMEN-3

Lawn Tennis
A visit to Queen's Club for an account by Max Robertson of the day's play in the match between the International Clubs of Great Britain and France
Motor Cycling
Graham Walker , a former winner, talks about the Hutchinson ' Classic 100,' which takes place tomorrow
(Continued in next column)
Cricket
Alan Clarke interviews famous cricketers of Yorkshire and Lancashire during a dinner to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the first match between the two counties. From the Grand Hotel, Sheffield
Racing
Prospects by Frank More O'Ferrall for the King George VI Stakes at
Ascot, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longehamp, and the Cesarewitch at Newmarket
Introduced by Howard Marshall
Edited by Geoffrey Peck

Contributors

Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Graham Walker
Unknown: Alan Clarke
Unknown: Frank More O'Ferrall
Introduced By: Howard Marshall
Edited By: Geoffrey Peck

: 'TOSCA'

Act 2 of Puccini's opera
From Sadler's Wells Theatre,
London
Cast in order of singing:
Sadler's Wells Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leo Quayle )
Sadler's Wells Orchestra
(Leader, Walter Price),
Conductor, Michael Mudie
Scene: Scarpia's apartment in the Farnese Palace. Rome; June 1800

Contributors

Chorus-Master: Leo Quayle
Conductor: Michael Mudie
Scarpia Chief of Police: Roderick Jones
Sciarrone, a police officer: Cecil Lloyd
Spoletta, a police agent: Rhys Williams
Mario Cavaradossi, a painter: Rowland Jones
Floria Tosca, a celebrated singer: Victoria Sladen

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: WE BEG TO DIFFER

A lively discussion on subjects upon which the sexes may disagree with Kay Hammond Joyce Grenfell Gladys Young
Charmian Innes versus:
The Radio Doctor
John Clements In the Chair: Roy Plomley
Production by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Hammond
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Charmian Innes
Unknown: John Clements
Production By: Pat Dixon

: 'SIMONNE'S LEVITATION'

by Jules Supervielle
Translated from the French by W. J. Strachan
Read by Alastair Duncan

Contributors

Unknown: Jules Supervielle
Unknown: W. J. Strachan
Read By: Alastair Duncan








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