Readings for Sunday morning
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Mark Lubbock and his Orchestra with Eric Hope (piano)
Christians and the Election
Preacher: The Rt. Rev. F. A. Cockin, D.D., Bishop of Bristol
Lead us. 0 Father, in the paths of peace (BBC Hymn Book 308)
Bidding to Worship
Confession and Absolution
Lesson: Exodus 18, w. 13-27
God of grace and God of glory (BBC
Hymn Book 391)
Prayers and Act o.f Dedication
Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round
(BBC Hymn Book 321)
Fêtes (Nocturnes No. 2) (Debussy):
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Alceo Galliera
Song Cycle, Nuits d'été (Berlioz):
Suzanne Danco (soprano). Cincinnati Orchestra. conducted by Thor Johnson
Nocturne. Paris— the song of a great city (Delius): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecnam. Bt. on gramophone records
The Pepperpot by Arthur Wright-Harvey
The speaker tells the story of a three-ton truck that earned its n:ckname driving back and forth through the lines around Athens in the Greek Civil War at the end of 1945.
A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Alec Robertson
'Liszt and his Times.' by Edward Sackville-West
' Liszt and the Piano,' recorded talk, by Louis Kemtner
' Liszt Today.' by Humphrey Searle
Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by Dilys Powell
12.11 Radio: Giles Romilly
12.20 Art: R. Furneaux Jordan
12.28 Films: Freda Bruce Lockhart
12.37 Theatre: M. R. Ridley
12.45 Books: John Connell
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Listeners' questions about -the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by*Bill Coysh
His character illustrated by gramophone records of Verdi's ' Otello '
A gardening weekly
Rov Hay chats with Edward Hyams about planting a vineyard small enough for the small garden, ana with W. McKenzie about north walls and shaded sunless corners
Joe Brayshaw puts the small gardener's point of view
Fred Streeter outlines ' The Week's Work '
A historical romance by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted for radio in three parts by James R. Gregson who writes on page 5
1 — ' Pawn and King '
Characters. in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Roger Delgado and Dorothy Smith
The story is set in fifteenth-century France during the reign of Louis XI
Produced by Hugh Stewart
Hayraddin a gypsy:
King Louis XI:
Isabelle Countess of Croye:
Ludovic Lesly (Le Balafre:
Oliver Ie Diable:
Count de Dunois:
Count de Crevecoeur:
Galeotti, the Court Astrologer:
played by the BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Walter Allen gives his weekly talk on books new and old
' The Walls Remember '
The Pageantry in Nottingham Castle
A play for Children's Hour by David Scott Daniell with Muriel Liddde (hanp)
Produced by Peggy Bacon
The great gateway of Nottingham Castle looks back on its nine hundred years of history. It remembers the days when the castle wa.s a Norman stronghold, a royal palace, and a princely residence. There have been great occasions at Nottingham Castle and the play brings some of them to life again, from the legendary hero. Robin Hood to the raising of the Royal Standard by King Charles I
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
Dorothy Bond (sopitano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
In ' A Pastoral Symphony ' Vaughan Williams would appear to have drawn as near as any composer to the very heart of the mystery of nature. The music moves for the most part with the unhurried pace of clouds passing in a benign summer sky. There are no superficial effects of colour or pretty tunes: rather is there a deep surrender to mysticism and the compelling power of natural forces. Apart from a suggestion of a country dance, which takes the place of a scherzo, the mood is almost entirely one of quiet contemplation; the composer's intention being to evoke the peaceful atmosphere of pastoral life rather than to embody any pictorial quality in his music. The last of the four movements includes a wordless part for soprano solo. Completed in 1922, the ' Pastoral ' takes its place as the third of the composer's six symphonies. Harold Rutland
from Immanuel Church, Streatham Common, London. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Keith de Berry
Once to every man and nation (S.P.
Versicles and Responses Psalm 13
First Lesson: from Exodus 2 and 3 Magnificat
Second Lesson : from St. Mark 5 Nunc dimittis
Creed; the Lord's Prayer; Collects
At even when the sun did set (S.P. 42) The Grace
Organist, E. L. Patterson
A series of six talks on The Creed of a Christian
1—What Salvation Means
The Rev. F. Donald Coggan, D.D.
Principal of the London College of Divinity
Questions for discussion:
What do we need to be paved from?
How does the message of salvation affect the way we deal with personal. social, and political problems?
Is it night to regard this life a? a training ground for the world to come?
Next week's subject:
' God at work in the Bible'
Appeal on behalf of the Christian Alliance cf Women and Girls, by Lady Dobbie
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Christian Alliance of Women and Girls works mainly through clubs, hostels, and holiday homes, and in thas way helps women and girls physically, mentally, and spiritually. Young girls enjoy happy evenings in the clubs, while the older women, often forgotten in the drive for youth, are also welcomed. Accommodation is provided for students and business girls, as well as for some who might otherwise be eking out a lonely existence in a bed-sitting room. Holidays too, at reasonable cost, mean for many refreshment, encouragement, and new friends. Improved club premises are needed, also more hostels, but prices are high and equipment is expensive. Unless additional income is forthcoming, work in certain places will have to close down.
by Anthony Trollope
Adapted for broadcasting in eleven pants by H. Oldfield Box
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham
The Rev Josiah Crawley:
Five talks by Patrick O'Donovan , a correspondent of The Observer
5-Speeches in the Sun
Impressions of Accra Accra, capital of the Gold Coast Colony. is a restless, tumultuous place, pre-occupied with politics. It is the centre of the boldest constitutional experiment being tried in any Colony today. ' It has the air,' says the speaker, of having' been there a long time ... a glittering whiteness topped with palm trees and edged with white breakers and all dazzled and dazzling under a blinding sun.'
A feature programme about the work of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel to mark the 250th anniversary of its founding
Written by John Gremfell Williams
Narrated by Alec Mango
Tihe cast includes John Laurie . Derek Birch , Richard Ainley , George Bishop. Geoffrey Wincow , Oliver Burt. Wiliftred Babbage. Phillip Cunningham Michel Bazalgette. Claude Bonser , and Nan Manriott Watson witih the recorded voice of Bishop John Richanrdson of the Nicobars
Singer, Victor Mcunu
Produced' by R D. Smith
A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patric Dickinson
Anne Cullen amd Carleton Hobbe
' The Dignity of Work '
Psalm 15 (Broadcast Psalter) Ecclesiasticus: 318, vv. 24-34
Behold usi, Lond .('BBC Hymn Book
2 Timothy 2, v. 16