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Readings for Sunday morning

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping



Mark Lubbock and his Orchestra and Bronwen Jones (piano)


Unknown: Mark Lubbock
Piano: Bronwen Jones


Conducted by the Rev. R. F. V. Scott , D.D., Minister of St. Columba's, Pont Street, London
Metrical Psalm 89, vv. 15-18: 0 greatly bless'd the people are (Tune, Newington)
Call to Prayer; Prayers
Epistle: Ephesians 6. vv. 10-18 Gospel: St. Luke 21, vv. 1-9
0 Jesus, King most wonderful (C.H.
(Continued in next column)
Lord of our life (C.H. 216: S.P. 349) Prayers and the Lord's Prayer
Paraphrase 61: Bless'd be the everlasting God (Tune, Southwark)
Organist. John Johnston
St. Columba's was destroyed by bombing in May 1941, and since then the congregation have held their services in one of the halls of the Imperial Institute, Kensington


Unknown: Rev. R. F. V. Scott
Organist: John Johnston


Overture, Der Freischiitz (Weber):
N.B.C. Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Arturo Toseanini
Where art thou. Father dear? (The
Spectre's Bride) (Dvorak): Isobel Baillie (soprano), with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Symphony No. 7, in A (Beethoven):
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler on gramophone records


Unknown: Arturo Toseanini
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent


African Pygmies by Colin Turnbull
The speaker recently s'tayed for two months at Camp Putnam in the Congo, among rhe pygmies. He liked these people and even wrote down some of their songs.


Unknown: Colin Turnbull


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Review
'Die WalkUre, Act 3,' by Scott Goddard
'Old and New: Beethoven's Fourth and Fifth Piano Concertos,' by Trevor Harvey
' Miscellaneous Records for October,' by Philip Hope-Wallace


Edited By: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Scott Goddard
Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace


Conducted by Dilys Powell
12.11 Books: Sean O'Faolain
12.20 Radio: Giles Romilly
12.28 Art: R. Furneaux Jordan
12.37 Films: Freda Bruce Lockhart
12.45 Theatre: M. R. Ridley


Conducted By: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Sean O'Faolain
Unknown: Giles Romilly
Unknown: R. Furneaux Jordan
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: M. R. Ridley

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping



A fortnightly programme from the countryside
Central Middlesex
Introduced by William Aspden with recordings by Ludwig Koch
Music arranged by Francis Collinson and played by the Wynford Reynolds Sextet
Singer, Robert Irwin
Produced by Edward Livesey


Introduced By: William Aspden
Unknown: Ludwig Koch
Arranged By: Francis Collinson
Singer: Robert Irwin
Produced By: Edward Livesey

: Stephen Williams presents OPERATIC PROFILE

Her character illustrated by gramophone records of Puccini's ' La Boheme '


A gardening weekly
Roy Hay chats with C. E. Cherry about winter storing of gladioli, begonias, dahlias, ano other plants susceptible to frost. and with Reginald Gamble about beekeeping in w.nter time
Joe Brayshaw puts the small gardener's point of view
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Unknown: Roy Hay
Unknown: C. E. Cherry
Unknown: Joe Brayshaw
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: World Theatre presents Leon Quartcrmaine James McKechnie Margaret Leighton and Harcourt Williams in 'UNCLE VANYA'

by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett
Adapted and produced by Barbara Burnham
Music played and sung by Alexis Chesnakov


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Translated By: Constance Garnett
Produced By: Barbara Burnham
Sung By: Alexis Chesnakov
Alexander Vladimir Serebryakov retired professor: Harcourt Williams
Helena Andreyevna, his second wife: Margaret Leighton
Sonya, his daughter by his first wife: Yvonne Hills
Maria Vassileyevna Veynitsky, mother of his first wife: Betty Hardy
Vanya her son: Leon Quartermaine
Ilya Ilyitch Telyegin (Waffles), an impoverished landowner: Harold Scott
Doctor Astrov: James McKechnie
Marina, an old nurse: Sybil Arundale
A labourer on the estate: Stanley Groome
Narrator: Patrick Troughton


French Operetta of the Twentieth Century Fanely Revoil (soprano) Willy Clement (baritone)
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra ' (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Programme devised by Harold Neden


Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Leader: John Sharpe
Unknown: Harold Neden


Walter Allen gives his weekly talk on books new and old


Unknown: Walter Allen

: Children's Hour: Jennifer's Journeys: Jennifer in Suffolk

(Second series) by Howard Jones
Final episode
with Jane Fergus as Jennifer and Carleton Hobbs, Patience Collier, Norman Shelley, Joan Duan, Basil Jones, David Kossoff, Geoffrey Wincott, Stephen Jack, and Marten Tiffen

Jennifer's series of English journeys ends today with her tour of Suffolk, a county rich in history and tradition. She visits Flatford and the beautiful Stour Valley 'Constable's Country'; and at Ipswich she hears of the strange exploits of a simple country girl who was twice condemned to death. In wild and desolate Breckland she runs across Punch, a famous Suffolk character; and in the peaceful Abbey Gardens of Bury St. Edmunds she joins a meeting which made English history. She is told why brides still refuse to cross the Goldbrook Bridge at Hoxne in the Waveney Valley - a story linked with the martyrdom of Edmund in the year 870. Her journey ends at Dunwich on the coast where a once great seaport lies beneath the sea.


Writer: Howard Jones
Producer: David Davis
Jennifer: Jane Fergus
[Actor]: Carleton Hobbs
[Actress]: Patience Collier
[Actor]: Norman Shelley
[Actress]: Joan Duan
[Actor]: Basil Jones
[Actor]: David Kossoff
[Actor]: Geoffrey Wincott
[Actor]: Stephen Jack
[Actor]: Marten Tiffen

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England



Campoli (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. Bt .
Delius' four North-Country Sketches. written in Yorkshire in 1914 and first performed in London in the following year under Sir Thomas Beecham. are impressions of the changing seasons: Autumn, when ' the wind soughs in the trees,' is followed by Winter Landscape; then comes a Dance (in mazurka tempo) heralding the March of Spring over woodlands, meadows and silent moors.'
The last and most popular of Saint-
Saens' three violin concertos was first performed in Pans in 1881 with Sarasate as soloist; it has three movements, the second of which is in the style of a barcarolle.
Of Sibelius' seven symphonies, the sixth makes the least immediate impact, but most repays further acquaintance. Remarkable is the way in which the composer has taken the bare essentials of musical speech, such as three descending thirds, and a rising scale of five notes, and stamped them with his own unmistakable personality Deryck Cooke


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham. Bt
Unknown: Deryck Cooke


The Rev. George Appleton talks with three medical missionaries: Dr. Raymond Stewart (Arabia), Sister Constance Fairhall (Papua), and Sir Henry Holland (North-West Frontier)
followed by An Act of Worship from the Chapel of the Middlesex Hospital, London
0 for a thousand tongues (E.H. 446) Thanksgiving
Lesson: St. Matthew 9. v. 35. to 10. v. 8 (read by a nurse)
Thine arm. 0 Lord (E.H. 526)
Short address by the Rev. George Appleton
Thou whose almighty Word (E.H. 553) Blessing
Service conducted by the Hospital
Chaplain, the Rev. Bryan Chapman
Singing led by a choir of nurses and doctors
Organist. Dr. Francis Sutton


Talks: Rev. George Appleton
Unknown: Rev. George Appleton
Unknown: Rev. Bryan Chapman
Organist: Dr. Francis Sutton


Appeal on behalf of ' Outposts of Christian Medical Service,' by Sister Constance Fairhall
Contributions for the medical service of all missionary societies who work in outposts overseas and who are members of the Conference of British Missionary Societies will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to: [address removed]
Both in this appeal and in the Service that precedes it attention is drawn to the far-flung work of British medical missions. Constance Fairhall set up her pioneer hospital for the treatment of T.B. and leprosy at the harbour of Gemo in Papua. ' Here two tides meet,' she wrote to a friend, 'I am hoping that here also the tide of suffering and superstition may meet the tide of healing and of love.' In speaking of her own adventurous work Sister Fairhall appeals for many similar outposts of Christian medical service


A radio play in twelve parts by Peter Creswell founded on the novel ' Romance ' by Joseph Conrad and F. M. Hueffer
12—' The Sword and the Scales ' with Gabrielle Blunt
Stanley Groome , Ella Milne
Bryan Powley , Nicholas Stuart
Produced by Frederick Bradnum
John Kemp and Seraphina, having escaped from the Lugarenos after Castro has thrown himself to death in the ravine and Manuel has been killed in a fight, rejoin the Lion in Havana harbour. Learning, however, that Captain Williams is ashore and not expected back that night, Kemp volunteers to go in search of him.
He finds the town celebrating a religious fiesta, and while watching a procession is recognised and denounced by a Lugareno. Interrogated by O'Brien he refuses to give any information about Seraphina. O'Brien in revenge brings witnesses to prove that Kemp is the notorious pirate Nicollo El Demonio, and as such he is handed over to the British Naval authorities and carried back in chains to England. His father visits him in prison and breaks down as he confesses he can do nothing to help him. John Kemp enters the Old Bailey to stand trial for his life.


Unknown: Peter Creswell
Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Unknown: F. M. Hueffer
Unknown: Gabrielle Blunt
Unknown: Stanley Groome
Unknown: Ella Milne
Unknown: Bryan Powley
Unknown: Nicholas Stuart
Produced By: Frederick Bradnum
John Kemp: Andrew Faulds
Seraphina: Yvonne Mitchell
Captain Williams: Oliver Burt
Oldham: Malcolm Graeme
John Kemp Senior: Hamilton Dyce
A turnkey: Alan Gordon
Spanish Ambassador: Richard Hurndall
Sit Charles Rowley: Donald Bisset
A barrister: Roger Delgado
Edward Sadler: Patrick Troughton
Chief Judge: Peter Creswell



Five talks by Patrick O'Donovan , a correspondent of The Observer
4-Two Cities
Benin and Abeokuta are cities in Western Nigeria where profound changes have taken place in the last few years. But there are still surprising splendours to show the richness and vigour of their traditions.


Unknown: Patrick O'Donovan


* Wallace's Ground '
A programme written by Ralph Wightman in collaboration with Brandon Acton-Bond
Those taking part include
Ralph Wightman. Charles E. Stidwill
Donald Pleasence , Lewis Gedge Neville Maipp. William Haining
Michael Bradford. Patricia Froud Produced by Brandon Acton-Bond in the BBC West of England studios


Written By: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Brandon Acton-Bond
Unknown: Ralph Wightman.
Unknown: Charles E. Stidwill
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Unknown: Lewis Gedge
Unknown: Neville Maipp.
Unknown: William Haining
Unknown: Michael Bradford.
Produced By: Brandon Acton-Bond


Susan Slivko (piano)


Piano: Susan Slivko


A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patric Dickinson
Reader: Anthony Quayle


Produced By: Patric Dickinson
Reader: Anthony Quayle


' Honour a physician '
Psalm 22 (Broadcast psalter) Eeclesiasticus 38, vv. 1-14
0 God, whose will is life (BBC Hvmn
Book 381)
St. Luke 10, vv. 17-18

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