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Mark Lubbock and his Orchestra
Cyril Preedy (piano)


Unknown: Mark Lubbock


from St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Frognal. Conducted by the Rev. F. P. Copland Simmons
Holy, holy, holy (C.H. 713)
Invocation and the Lord's Prayer Prose Psalm 8 (C.H. 788)
Lesson: Jeremiah 17, vv. 5-14
Through the night of doubt (C.H.
214; A. and M. 274)
The Lord is King (C.H. 25; A. and M 659)
Thy hand. 0 God, has guided (C.H.
215; A. and M. 604)
Organist. Harold E. Barnes


Unknown: Rev. F. P. Copland Simmons
Organist: Harold E. Barnes

: Sunday-Morning Prom

Overture: L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini): Orchestra Stabile dell' Accademia di Santa Cecilia. conducted by Tullio Serafln
Concerto in D. Op. 21 (Haydn): Marguerite Roesgen-Champion (piano) with Paris Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marius-Francois Gaillard
Porgi amor (Act 2. Le Nozze di Figaro) (Mozart): Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) with Orchestra conducted by Waiter Susskind
Dich, tfure Halle (Tannhauser, Act 2)
(Wagner): Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Anatole Fistoulari
Valse Triste (Kuolema); Tone Poem, En Saga (Sibelius): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Paul Kletzki on gramophone records


3-Mines in the Corfu Channel
Talk by Eric Bennett
On October 22, 1946, the two British destroyers Saumarez and Volage hit mines in the channel between the Greek island of Corfu and the Albanian mainland. Eric Bennett saw this happen from the deck of the nearby cruiser Leander.


Talk By: Eric Bennett
Unknown: Eric Bennett


Conducted by Reginald Kilbey


Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey


Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by Roger Manvell
12.11 Art: J. M. Richards
12.20 Films: Edgar Anstey
12.28 Theatre: Alan Dent
12.37 Books: Elspeth Huxley
12.45 Radio: Henry Reed


Conducted By: Roger Manvell
Unknown: J. M. Richards
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: Alan Dent
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


Harvest Number
Introduced by Ralph Wightman
Music arranged by Francis Collinson and played by the Wynford Reynolds Sextet
James and Robert Copper
Produced by David Thomson


Introduced By: Ralph Wightman
Arranged By: Francis Collinson
Singers: James
Unknown: Robert Copper
Produced By: David Thomson

: Opera at Home IT'S GOOD THEATRE!

Third of a series of gramophone programmes in which Stephen Williams describes some striking examples of stagecraft in opera


Unknown: Stephen Williams


A programme of practical and scientific interest to gardeners and stock-keepers
Introduced by Roy Hay


Introduced By: Roy Hay

Blog posts that mention this programme:

From little acorns: the origins of gardening programmes on the BBC 8 March 2018
From little acorns: the origins of gardening programmes on the BBC 8 March 2018

: 'ST. JOAN'

by Bernard Shaw
Part 2
Produced by Peter Watts


Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Produced By: Peter Watts
Page: David Preston
The Earl of Warwick: Wyndham Goldie
Monseigneur Cauchon: Dennis Arundell
The Inquisitor: Valentine Dyall
Canon d'Estivet: Anthony Jacobs
Master John de Stogumber: Richard Williams
Canon de Courcelles: Malcolm Hayes
Brother Martin Ladvenu: David Enders
Joan: Joan Hart
An Executioner: Sebastian Cabot
King Charles VII of France: John Wyse
Dunois, the Bastard of Orleans: Michael Hordern
An English Soldier: Charles Leno
A Gentleman: V Clinton-Baddeley
The Archbishop of Rheims: Baliol Holloway
Narrator: Frederick Allen


(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Conchita Badia d'Agusti
Iris Loveridge (piano)
Music of Granados "
Excerpts from Goyeseas, Three Tonadillas, and some Spanish Dances


Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Conductor: Conchita Badia
Piano: Iris Loveridge


' The Great Lord Shaftesbury ' by Wilfrid Grantham
Production by May E. Jenkin
(Originally broadcast in June 1945)
Sixty-five years ago to this date Anthony Ashley Cooper , the great Lord Shaftesbury, died His name, associated with that of D". Barnardo, is enshrined in history as that of a man who did more than any other for the poor and weak. especially children, and by his work in Parliament wnt far towards the abolition of child labour.


Unknown: Wilfrid Grantham
Unknown: E. Jenkin
Unknown: Anthony Ashley Cooper
Lord Shaftesbury: Carleton Hobba
Edwin Hodder: Roger Snowdon
Mrs Belgrave: Molly Rankin
Charles Dickens: Deering Wells
Shippam: Philip Wade
Mackenzie: Peter Claughton
Margaret Ogilvie: Dorothy Smith
Minnie: Jean England
Renshaw: Michael John
Eric: Alaric Cotter
Geordie: Audrey Cameron

: General Weather Forecast

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A report on the past week's proceedings of the General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters, New York.


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Issay Dobrowen


Conducted By: Issay Dobrowen


A parable for broadcasting
Written and narrated by Joseph McCulloch ,
Vicar of St. Mary's, Warwick with Patience Collier
Basil Jones, Norman Shelley and Marjorie Westbury
Produced by Terence Tiller


Unknown: Joseph McCulloch
Unknown: Warwick
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Produced By: Terence Tiller


Appeal on behalf of the Embankment Fellowship Centre, by Captain Anthony Kimmins , O.B.E., R.N. (Retd.)
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Embankment Fellowship Centre aims to rebuild the ex-service man, over the age of forty-five, who is in need or out of work, to get him back to work or to look after him in his old age.
After nearly twenty years on the South
Bank of the River, the Embankment Fellowship Centre today has a London hostel, a country convalescent home at Downgate, Wadhurst, and a seaside home for aged ex-servicemen at Hollenden House, Bexhill. At Belvedere House, Tulse Hill, men recently from hospital, who have no home of their own or no one to care for them, can stay while they are attending hospital for further treatment.


Unknown: Captain Anthony Kimmins
Unknown: Captain Anthony Kimmins


by Robert Louis Stevenson
Arranged as a serial for broadcasting by R. J. B. Sellar
7—' Strange Events in Albany '
Produced by James Crampsey
Having taken part in the Rebellion of 1745 James Durie , the Master of Ballantrae, loses his title to his younger brother Henry who also marries the lady the Master intended to make his wife. The feud between the brothers becomes so deadly that Henry, now Lord Durrisdeer, secretly leaves Scotland for America taking his wife with him. The Master discovers where his brother has gone and follows to New York. He has two objects in view: first, to obtain revenge on his brother, and second, to regain the treasure that he had hidden in the forests near Albany after the Jacobite Rebellion. In New York Lord Durrisdeer refuses to finance the treasure-hunting expedition. The Master, thus frustrated, determines to compass his brother's ruin. In a last effort to avert a family tragedy Ephraim Mackellar , the old Scots steward to the Durrisdeer estate, goes to see the Master and offers the loan of his life-savings.


Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson
Broadcasting By: R. J. B. Sellar
Produced By: James Crampsey
Unknown: James Durie
Unknown: Ephraim MacKellar
James Durie, Master of Ballantrae: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Henry Durie: Bryden Murdoch
Alison, his wife: Denise Edwards
Ephraim Mackellar: George Davies
Captain Harris: Robert Sherwood


by C. A. Joyce
Tonight's speaker has worked in the prison service since he was a young man and is now the headmaster of a Home Office approved school for delinquent boys. Approved schools are the modern version of the old reformatories, and Mr. Joyce has been among the pioneers in introduc ng methods that help young rebels to become members of our common life, sharing our common responsibilities.


Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: Now It Can Be Told-AIRMAN ON THE RUN

The story of the wartime escape of Air Marshal Sir Basil Embry , the present Officer Commanding Fighter Command
Adapted by Herbert Hunter from the book ' Wingless Victory' by Anthony Richardson , to be published by Odhams Press on October 30
Produced by Tom Waldron
Anthony Richardson writes on page 7


Unknown: Sir Basil Embry
Adapted By: Herbert Hunter
Unknown: Anthony Richardson
Produced By: Tom Waldron
Produced By: Anthony Richardson


A poetry notebook
Edited and produced by Patric Dickinson
Reader, John Laurie


Reader: Patric Dickinson
Reader: John Laurie


' God is our hope and strength '
Psalm 145, w. 1-13
St. Luke 12. vv. 1-7, 22-31 All as God wills (S.P. 438) Psalm 42, v. 11

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