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: - General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MELODY

Mark Lubbock and his Orchestra
Iris Loveridge (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Lubbock
Piano: Iris Loveridge

: MORNING SERVICE

from Folkestone Parish Church.
Conducted by the Assistant Clergy. Preacher, Canon Ian White-Thomson (vicar)
Versicles and Responses Psalm 119. vv. 106-112
First Lesson: Proverbs 3, vv. 1-6 and 13-17 Christ. whose glorv fills the skies
(A. and M. 7)
Te Deum
Second Lesson: 1 John 1, vv. 1-7
Benedictus
Creed
Collects and Prayers
Songs of praise the angels sane (A. and M. 297)
Sermon
Thou whose almighty word (A. and M. 303)
Blessing
Organist, Reginald Adams

Contributors

Unknown: Canon Ian White-Thomson
Organist: Reginald Adams

: SUNDAY-MORNING PROM

Symphony No. 93 in D (Haydn): NBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Guido Cantelli
Reverie and Caprice (Romance for violin and orchestra) (Berlioz): Jose-ph Szigeti (violin) and the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Constant Lambert
Song of the High Hills (Delius): Luton Choral Society and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt. on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Guido Cantelli
Conducted By: Constant Lambert
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt.

: I WAS THERE

4-The First International at Twickenham
Talk by D. R. Gent
The speaker played serum-half for England against Wales in the first Rughy International played at Twickenham, in January 1910. England won, beating Wales for the first time for twelve years; and it was not until twenty-three years later that England was beaten by Wales at Twickenham.

Contributors

Talk By: D. R. Gent

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Alec Robertson
Contents:
Mahler and The Song of the Earth.' by Richard Capell
• Elgar in 1900,' by Hubert Foss
' Catching up with the Summer,' by Spike Hughes

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Hubert Foss
Unknown: Spike Hughes

: THE CRITICS

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

Contributors

Conducted By: Roger Manvell
Unknown: Alan Dent
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Henry Reed
Unknown: J. M. Richards

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THE NATURALIST

62-Spiders
Maxwell Knight introduces two speakers, W. S. Bristowe and G. H. Locket
Produced by Desmond Hawkins

Contributors

Unknown: W. S. Bristowe
Unknown: G. H. Locket
Produced By: Desmond Hawkins

: IT'S GOOD THEATRE

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

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Williams

: HOME GROWN

A programme of practical and scientific interest to gardeners and stock-keepers
Introduced .by Roy Hay
Fred Streeter gives some advice about the week's work in the garden
Alan Thompson gives a talk on quality in eggs
The Rev. Hugh Cuthbertson talks about the revival of tobacco growing in the British Isles
A commentary from Hurlingham Club on the annual exhibition of machinery and materials organised by the National! Association of Grounds-men

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Alan Thompson
Talks: Rev. Hugh Cuthbertson

: 'INVITATION TO A VOYAGE'

by Jean-Jacques Bernard
Adapted for broadcasting from the translation of John Leslie Frith
The scene is a studio in a garden in a small French provincial town
Produced by Peter Watts

Contributors

Unknown: Jean-Jacques Bernard
Unknown: John Leslie Frith
Produced By: Peter Watts
Marie-Louise: Catherine Salkeld
Jacqueline: Claire Bloom
Oliver: Valentine Dyall
Landreau: Percy Walsh
Gerard: Gabrieile Blunt

: BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Nancy Evans (mezzo-soprano)
Heddle Nash (tenor)
Stanley Mason (baritone)
BBC Midland Chorus
Music of Edward German
Opening Chorus (Tom Jones )
Dream o' day Jill (Tom Jones )
Pastoral Dance; Merrymakers Dance
(Nell Gwyn)
A Sprig of Rosemarie (A Princess of Kensangton)
We're four jolly sailormen (A Princess of Kensington)
Seven o'clock in the morning (A
Princess of Kensington)
Valse gracieuse (Suite in D) My Bonny Lass Glorious Devon London Town
March Rhapsody
God save Elizabeth (Merrie England) 0 Peaceful England (Merrie England) The Perfect English Rose (Merrie
England)
Finale (Merrie England)

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Mezzo-Soprano: Nancy Evans
Tenor: Heddle Nash
Baritone: Stanley Mason
Unknown: Tom Jones
Unknown: Tom Jones

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Records of Uncle Mac's favourite hymns
' The Town of China Animals': story by Anne Ortzen , told by David Davis
Songs by the choir of the Godolphin and Latymer School,
Hammersmith
Conductor, Beryl Cooke

Contributors

Story By: Anne Ortzen
Told By: David Davis
Conductor: Beryl Cooke

: SAVING AND SPENDING

' Earning Something Extra '
Talk by Hugo O'Hear
This series of talks deals with the management of income and the spending, saving, and giving of money

Contributors

Talk By: Hugo O'Hear

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: THE UNITED NATIONS

A report on last week's proceedings of the General Assembly at United Nations headquarters, New York

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

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

Contributors

Piano: Julius Isserlis
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Issay Dobrowen

: EVENING SERVICE

from St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Belfast. Conducted by the Rev. William Conway
Hail Redeemer, King divine (N.W.H.
100)
Sermon
Ecce panis angelorum (Words by St. Thomas Aquinas: Portuguese melody)
Prayei
Benediction
Soul of my Saviour (N.W.H. 81)
Organist. Henry J. Walls

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. William Conway
Organist: Henry J. Walls

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Institute for the Scientific Treatment of Delinquency by John Watson, J.P. , Chairman of the South East London Juvenile Court
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Institute for the Scientific Treatment of Delinquency, founded in 1931 as a pioneer organisation for the investigation and treatment of anti-social disorders, and in particular of juvenile crime, is one of the few remaining organisations concerned with social medicine that must still depend on voluntary support. It developed one of the first out-patient clinics to be devoted exclusively to the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults whose mental or physical disorder gives rise to outbreaks of delinquent conduct. It also acts as an advisory centre for various public and private bodies concerned with the prevention of crime. Its guiding principle is that prevention during childhood is better than prison in adult life.
The sum of £ 30,000 is urgently needed for its activities, which include the development of researches, the publication of a Scientific Journal, the training of workers in the field, and the organisation of lectures throughout the country.

Contributors

Unknown: John Watson, J.P.
Unknown: John Watson

: 'THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE'

by Robert Louis Stevenson
Arranged as a serial for broadcasting by R. J. B . Sellar
8—' Death in the Wilderness'
Produced by James Crampsey in the BBC's Scottish studios
A deadly feud exists between the brothers James (the Master of Ballantrae) and Henry Durie. Henry, the younger, who has inherited the title of Lord Durrisdeer because of his brother's participation in the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, goes to New York to avoid further persecution. James follows. He has two objects in view: he wishes to be revenged on his brother, and he also desires to recover a treasure he had hidden in the wilds of New York Province after the Rebellion. Henry, who has endured much strain and tribulation, begins to act strangely. In an effort to be rid of his brother for ever he secretly finances the treasure-hunting expedition and instructs Captain Harris, a scoundrelly member of the party, that James must not return alive. When the Master and his expedition have gone up country Lord Durrisdeer follows with his old Scots steward Mackellar, who knows nothing of Lord Durrisdeer's plot. These two dawdle so long in the town of Albany that Mackellar's suspicions are aroused.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson
Broadcasting By: R. J. B Sellar
Produced By: James Crampsey
James Durie, Master of Ballantrae: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Henry Durie: Bryden Murdoch
Alison, his wife: Denise Edwards
Ephraim Mackellar: George Davies
Secundra Dass: Balfour Brown
Captain Harris: Robert Sherwood
Sir William Johnston: Laurence Hardy
John Mountain: Tom Fleming
Hastie: Archie Henry

: AIMS AND OBSTACLES-4

Ploughing-up England
Talk by Sir George Stapledon C.B.E., F.R.S. ,
Sir George Stapledon , first Director of the Welsh Plant-breeding Station at Aberystwyth, and during the war first Director of the Ministry of Agriculture's Grassland Improvement Station at Stratford-on-Avon, discusses how he came to realise the necessity for ploughing-up England and the difficulties he encountered in helping to achieve his aims.

Contributors

Talk By: Sir George Stapledon C.B.E., F.R.S.
Talk By: Sir George Stapledon

: JUST ACROSS THE WATER

Normandy ... Brittany
The story of a holiday journey made by Frank Gillard
, Music, sound effects, and conversations from recordings made in France during the journey
Script and production by Brandon Acton-Bond
From the West of England studio*
Frank Gillard writes on page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Gillard
Production By: Brandon Acton-Bond
Unknown: Frank Gillard

: Stephen Murray reads in ' TIME FOR VERSE'

A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patric Dickinson

Contributors

Produced By: Patric Dickinson

: THE EPILOGUE

' God is our hope and strength '
Psalm 89, vv. 1-5 and 10-15 Isaiah 45, vv. 1-12 and 20-25 Lift up your hearts (S.P. 560) 1 Timothy 4, v. 10








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