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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

Readings for Sunday morning

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MELODY

London Light Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Michael Krein with Winifred Davey and James Moody (two piamos)

Contributors

Conducted By: Michael Krein
Unknown: Winifred Davey
Unknown: James Moody

: MORNING SERVICE

from Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge. Conducted by the Charles Simeon Chaplain to the Cambridge Pastorate (the Rev. J. Denis Wakeling ). Preacher, the Rev. Stanley W. Betts (vicar)
0 for a closer walk with God (S.P.
112)
The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses Psalm 119. vv. 105-112
First Lesson: Isaiah 55. w. 6-11 Te Deum
Second Lesson: St. Luke 7. w. 40-47 Jubilate (Psalm 100) Creed and Collects
Jesu. lover of my soul (S.P. 542) Sermon
The Church of God a kingdom is
(S.P. 248)
Prayer and Blessing
Organist and choirmaster.:
Gwilym Roberts
Holy Trinity Church stands in the centre of Cambridge. Probably since the sixteenth century it has ministered both to the town and to members of the University. The most famous period in its history was the ministry of Charles Simeon which began in 1782 and continued for fifty-four years. He combined all that was best in the Evangelical Revival with loyal churchmanship, and his influence was felt far beyond the bounds of Cambridge itself. It is still felt in Holy Trinity, which seeks to interpret for our own day the tradition of the early Evangelicals. The founding of the Cambridge
Pastorate in 1897 has ensured that, alongside the normal life of the parish and congregation, the work among undergraduates shall continue.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Simeon Chaplain
Unknown: Rev. J. Denis Wakeling
Unknown: Rev. Stanley W. Betts
Unknown: Charles Simeon

: Orchestral Concert

Concert Overture, Cockaigne (In London Town) (Blgar): Halle Orchestra, conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
Oboe Concerto (Eugene Goossens): Leon Goossens (oboe) with the Philrrarmonda Orchestra, conducted by Walter Susskind
Symphony No. 3 in E (Hugo Alfvent): Stockholm Concert Association Orchestra. conducted by the composer
on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Halle Orches
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: Eugene Goossens
Oboe: Leon Goossens
Conducted By: Walter Susskind

: Travel and Adventure: Fern-hunting in Ecuador

by Peter Bell
Mr. Bell, who is a lecturer in Botany in the University of London, has recently returned from a three-months' tour in the tropical Andes where he has been studying the evolution of ferns.

Contributors

Speaker: Peter Bell

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

Edinburgh Festival edition
Ediited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage Introduced by Herbert Wiseman
Contents:
' Verdi's La Forza del Destino,' by Carl Ebert
' New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra,' by Dimitri Mitropoulos Critics' Forum

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Herbert Wiseman
Unknown: Carl Ebert
Unknown: Dimitri Mitropoulos

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Roger Marovell
12.11 Films: George Campbelil Dixon
12.20 Theatre: T. C. Worsley
12.28 Books: J.D. Scott
J2.37 Radio: Tom Hopkinson
12.46 Art: Eric Newton
The Critics visited the 'Edinburgh Festival to gather materdal for this week's discussion

Contributors

Conducted By: Roger Marovell
Unknown: George Campbelil Dixon
Unknown: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: J.D. Scott
Unknown: Tom Hopkinson
Unknown: Eric Newton

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hohfbis , Maxwell Knight , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Loraglend
Produced by Bill Coyeh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hohfbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Loraglend
Produced By: Bill Coyeh

: LEONORA AND ALFONSO

First of a series of gramophone programmes in which Harold Rosenthal introduces you to some different operatic characters who share the same name

Contributors

Introduces: Harold Rosenthal

: Traditional Dance Music

Music from many countries, selected from the BBC Recorded Programmes' Library
Introduced by Philip Treleaven

Contributors

Presenter: Philip Treleaven

: 'THE GOOD COMPANIONS'

by J. B. Priestley
Made into a three-part radio play and produced by James R. Gregson
3—'Finale and Coda'
Banjoist, Joseph Fenton
Pianist, Jack Jordan
Original music and lyrics by Jack Jordan
(The recorded broadcast in the North of England Home Service on June 21)

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Produced By: James R. Gregson
Pianist: Joseph Fenton
Pianist: Jack Jordan
Unknown: Jack Jordan
Jess Oakroyd: Harry C Rycroft
Miss Trant: Molly Rankin
Imigo Joilifant: Richard Hurndall
Miabrau: Charles Leno
'Morton Mitcham: Fred Faircjough
Joe Brundit: Tom Harrison
Jimmy Nunn: Graham Tennant
Susie Dean: Marjorie Westbury
Jerry Jerningham: Edward Tiljey
Mrs Brundit: Joan Young
Monte Mortimer: Ernest Hawtin
Gloria Georgia: Valerie Skardon
Mrs OakroyB: Florence Gregson

: BRITISH LIGHT MUSIC

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Shining Face '
The sixth in the series of Bible plays written and produced' by J. Stanley Pritchard
5.20 app. Children's Service
Conducted by the Rev. G. M. Denny Grieve , St. Bride's Church, Helensiburgh. The combined. Sunday School Choirs of Helensburgh (conductor, the Rev. J. G. K. Brotherton ) lead the Praise
Let us worship God
Metrical Psalm 100: All people that on earth do dwell (Tune, Old 100th)
Prayers
Holy Spirit, hear us (C.H. 189) Lesson: 1 Samuel 3, yv. 1-10
Address
Act of Dedication
Saviour, teach me day by day (C.H.
437)
Prayers for others and prayers of thantos; the Lord's Prayer
Far round the world (C.H. 373) Blessing
Organist, James Mactaggart

Contributors

Produced By: J. Stanley Pritchard
Unknown: Rev. G. M. Denny Grieve
Unknown: Rev. J. G. K. Brotherton
Organist: James MacTaggart

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast tor South-East England

: The Eye-Witness

Reports from Britain and overseas

: CHAMBER ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

London Chamber Singers
John Shinebourne (cello)
London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
'Les Amours de Ronsard,* which is dedicated to the memory of Debussy, comprises settings of four poems by the ' prince of poets ' (as Ronsard was called by his contemporaries in France), belonging to the years 1555-6. The first is in praise of the rose; the second takes the form of a dialogue between Ronsard and a dove who laments the loss of his mate; the third is a description of a hawthorn* tree; the last is in praise of the nightingale.
Both the Divertimenti in this evening's programme admirably suggest that their chief function is to divert or to entertain the listener. The one by Mozart belongs to the year 1772, when he was sixteen. Lennox Berkeley's, which was commissioned by the BBC, was written in 1942 and dedicated to Nadia Boulanger.
Harold Rutland

Contributors

Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conductor: Anthony Bernard

: ONE GOD AND FATHER OF ALL

A thousand young- Christians from Britain, with visitors from overseas, are holding a week's conference at Bangor, North Wales
Edwin Barker talks with three members of the Conference-Roy Smith of Stockport, Moira Stewart of Belfast, and Daniel Vidal Regaliza of Spain followed by An Act of Worship
Praise to the Lord (A.' and M. 657;
C.H. 22)
Lesson: from Proverbs 8 and St.
John 1, read by Richard Ashton
Prayers
The head that once was crowned with thorns (A. and M. 301; C.H. 131)
Lesson: from Ephesians 4, read by the Rev. M. N. 0. Scott of Sierra Leone
Prayers
0 God of truth (A. and M. 513: C.H.
531)
The Grace
Choirmaster, Gladys Gooch
The conference is arranged by the Youth Department of the British Council of Churches

Contributors

Talks: Edwin Barker
Unknown: Conference-Roy Smith
Unknown: Moira Stewart
Unknown: Daniel Vidal Regaliza
Read By: Richard Ashton
Choirmaster: Gladys Gooch

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Combined Theatrical Charities by John Clements
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Actors' Benevolent Fund, the Variety Artistes' Benevolent Fund, the Variety Artistes Ladies' Guild, and the Theatrical Ladies' Guild are four charities that cover every branch of the stage and grant assistance to those in need, whether old or young, and in particular embrace the orphans of the profession. Both the Actors' and Variety Artistes' Benevolent Funds are honoured by having His Majesty the King as a patron, and both he and the Queen take a great interest in their welfare.

Contributors

Unknown: John Clements
Unknown: John Clements

: JOHN KEMP'

A radio play in twelve parts by Peter Creswell founded on the novel ' Romance' by Joseph Conrad and F. M. Hueffer
5 — ' In the Casa Riego ' with Ella Milne , Gladys Spencer
Victor Platt. Ronald Sidney , David Kossoff , Stanley Groome , and Hugh Manning
Produced by Frederick Bradnum
John Kemp , having with Seraphina's assistance escaped in a rowing boat from his captivity in the ship carrying O'Brien aqd the Riegos back to Cuba, manages to get aboard an English vessel the Breeze. Lying becalmed off the town of Rio Medio, she is suddenly attacked by the Lugarenos or pirates of the bay, led by Tomas Castro. Kemp is overpowered and carried off. From Castro he learns that the Riegos were put ashore at the Rio Medio but that O'Brien has gone on in the ship to Havana.
Kemp meets for the first time a strange and sinister character named Manuel-del-Popolo, a crazy singer and guitarist. Taken by Castro to the bedside of Don Carlos-who now lies dying in the Casa Riego-John learns at last the truth of what has been puzzling him for so long-that Carlos has used the pirates for the first and only time to prevent Kemp from going to Havana where O'Brien is awaiting his arrival.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Creswell
Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Unknown: F. M. Hueffer
Unknown: Ella Milne
Unknown: Gladys Spencer
Unknown: Victor Platt.
Unknown: Ronald Sidney
Unknown: David Kossoff
Unknown: Stanley Groome
Unknown: Hugh Manning
Produced By: Frederick Bradnum
Unknown: John Kemp
John Kemp: Andrew Faulds
Seraphina: Yvonne Mitchell
Tomas Castro: Abraham Sofaer
Don Carlos Riego: David Peel
Juez O'Brien-: Harry Hutchinson
Father Antonio: Noel Morris
Manuel-del-Popolo Isturiz: Roger Delgado
A Nun: Susan Richards

: ALFRED AND THE CAKES

Talk by C. E. Carrington
Mr. Carrington suggests that there are two kinds of history: the history that everyone forgets, and the history that everyone remembers. He has made a special study of the stories that do not get into history books-for instance, stories of Robin Hood and Drake's game of bowls-and believes they are usually founded on fact. For him, ' history begins with Alfred and the cakes.'

Contributors

Talk By: C. E. Carrington

: SCHUBERT and JEAN FRANCAIX

played by The Masters String Trio:
Robert Masters (violin) Nannie Jamieson (viola)
Muriel Taylor (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Robert Masters
Viola: Nannie Jamieson
Cello: Muriel Taylor

: THE EPILOGUE

' Blessed are the merciful'
Psalm 36
St. Matthew 18, w. 21-35
Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (Tune:
Vienna)
Hosea 6, v. 6








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