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Readings for Sunday morning

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping



London Light Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Tom Jenkins )
Conducted by Michael Krein with Joan and Valerie Trimble
(two pianos)


Leader: Tom Jenkins
Conducted By: Michael Krein
Unknown: Valerie Trimble


Service from Norbury Methodist Church, London, conducted by the Rev. Leonard Constantine
Come, let us join our cheerful songs
(M.H.B. 85)
Prayer and the Lord's Prayer Lesson: Isaiah 11, vv. 1-10
See how great a flame aspires (M.E.H.
Lesson: Ephesians 2, vv. 11-22
God is the refuge of his saints
(M.H.B. 705)
Sermon Prayers
Rise up, 0 men of God (M.H.B. 585) Benediction
Organist, John H. C. Judd
Mr. Constantine, who returned from China in 1950, speaks about the refusal of the Christian Churches to accept the separation of nation from nation, and gives examples of the ways in which they have overcome the barriers.


Unknown: Rev. Leonard Constantine
Organist: John H. C. Judd


Overture. La Finta Giardiniera
(Mozart): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bruno Walter
Piano Concerto No. 23, in A (K.488)
(Mozart): Walter Gieseking (piano). Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Herbert von Karajan
Symphony No. 5, in B flat (Rubbra):
Halle Orchestra, conducted by Sir John Barbirolli on gramophone records


Conducted By: Bruno Walter
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: John Barbirolli


4-Laz Aaronson by Graham Hutton
Graham Hutton owes his interest in economics to Aaronson, who is an economist and poet. They first met when Hutton was seventeen, and have since enjoyed a friendship which has lasted thirty years.


Unknown: Graham Hutton
Unknown: Graham Hutton


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Alec Robertson
' Hindemith's opera Mathis der Maler by Lionel Salter , illustrated by David Lloyd and Roderick Jones
' Music Magazine Remembers ... ' 4—' Delius (born January 29. 1862),' by Robert Nichols , read by James Langham
' Frederick the Great, Musician and Flautist,' by Fritz Spiegl


Edited By: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Mathis Der Maler
Unknown: Lionel Salter
Illustrated By: David Lloyd
Illustrated By: Roderick Jones
Unknown: Robert Nichols
Read By: James Langham
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl


Conducted by Geoffrey Agnew
Books: Alan Pryce-Jones Radio: Frank Birch
Art: Jim Richards
Films: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Harold Hobson


Conducted By: Geoffrey Agnew
Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones
Unknown: Frank Birch
Unknown: Jim Richards
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Harold Hobson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


: The Naturalist

79 - Divers
Maxwell Knight introduces two speakers, James Fisher and G. K. Yeates
The programme is illustrated with recordings made in Shetland by Ludwig Koch, in Sweden by Radiotjänst, and in the U.S.A. by Cornell University
Produced by Desmond Hawkins


Speaker: James Fisher
Speaker: G. K. Yeates
Recordist: Ludwig Koch
Producer: Desmond Hawkins


William Mann introduces records from operas set in lands foreign to their composers
4—'Sunny Spain '


Introduces: William Mann


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
F. W. Allerton describes current work among chrysanthemums
W. F. Bewley , C.B.E., talks about the use of cloches in the small garden
Robert Thompson puts the small gardener's point of view
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: F. W. Allerton
Unknown: F. Bewley
Unknown: Robert Thompson
Unknown: Fred Streeter


by William Douglas Home
A play about the events that led to the marriage of KingJames IV of Scotland with Princess Margaret of England and to the death of King James at the Battle of Flodden on September 9, 1513
Other parts played by Ethel Glendinning. Louise Maclaren Sheila Newbigging , Colin Chandler -Archie Henry. Geoffrey Nethercott and David Webster
The play adapted for broadcasting and produced by James Crampsey in the BBC Scottish studios


Unknown: William Douglas
Played By: Ethel Glendinning.
Played By: Louise MacLaren
Played By: Sheila Newbigging
Played By: Colin Chandler
Played By: Archie Henry.
Played By: Geoffrey Nethercott
Played By: David Webster
Produced By: James Crampsey
The Duke of Rothesay King James IV: Tom Fleming
Lord Angus: David Steuart
Bishop Elphinstone: Bill Crichton
Lord Lindsay of the Byres: Kenneth MacKintosh
Margaret Drummond: Hilary Gillies
Janet Kennedy: Lorna Tarbat
Doctor West, the English Ambassador: Philip Cunningham
Will Dunbar, a poet and minstrel: Douglas Allan
Princess Margaret of England: Yvonne Hills
Lady Surrey: Lennox Milne
Lord Surrey: Edmund Willard
Alexander Stuart, Archbishop of St Andrews: Leonard Maguire
Monsieur de la Motte, the French Ambassador: Derek Walker


from Vienna and Dresden
BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Norman Del Mar
Programme devised by Harold Neden


Leader: John Sharpe
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar
Unknown: Harold Neden


Walter Allen gives his weekly talk on books new and old


Unknown: Walter Allen


' I'm Proud of My Father ... '
The story of Duncan Newlands , Lifeboat Cox'n
Told by his daughter
May Newlands
The programme includes recorded interviews with Duncan Newlands. who is in charge of the famous Campbeltown lifeboat, City of Glasgow
Script by Angus MacVicar
In dramatised episodes:
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden


Unknown: Duncan Newlands
Unknown: May Newlands
Unknown: Duncan Newlands.
Script By: Angus MacVicar
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden
May: Marjorie Dalziel
Newlands: Bryden Murdoch
Danny: Alex MacKenzie
MacCallum: James Sloan
Reporter: James Sutherland
' Dobbie ': Rikki Fulton
American Captain (: Rikki Fulton

: Saving and Spending: The Money Business: 4: What Goes on at the Stock Exchange

by Gordon Cummings
The speaker, who is a financial journalist, considers some aspects of finance that are both topical and of general interest.


Speaker: Gordon Cummings

: The Weather

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



A weekly report on the proceedings of the General Assembly of the United Nations in Paris


BBC Chorus
(Chorus Master. Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Gustav Hoist's life-long interest in the religious writings of ancient India was first awakened in 1899 when he was a young man of twenty-five. Finding none of the existing translations to his taste, he went to the length of learning Sanskrit, one of the world's most difficult languages, in order to penetrate into the inner thought ot the originals.' The musical results of this research were the two operas Siia (unpublished) and Saz-itri, and many settings of hymns from the Rig Veda (translated by himself) for solo voice and piano or for chorus and orchestra.
The four to be heard in this concert are taken from the four sets for chorus and orchestra, which appeared between 1908 and 1912. The first, in which the full chorus is used, is a Battle Hymn to Indra. god of the sky and the storm-a prayer for h?lp in war; the second, which makes use of the women's voices of the chorus only, is a Hymn to Varuna, god of the waters. The third, with male voices only, is another Hymn to Indra; and the last is a prayer addressed to the Unknown God: 'the primal one, begetter of the Universe, begotten in mystery, Lord of created things, Lord of heaven and earth, who is he? how shall we name him when we offer sacrifice? ' Deryck Cooke


Chorus Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Deryck Cooke


sung by the Male Voice Choir of the Temple Church, London
Sentence and Prayers
Versicles and Responses
Psalm 34 (Broadcast psalter)
First Lesson: Joel 2, vv. 21-32 Magnificat (Thalben-Ball in C)
Second Lesson: St. John 6, vv. 22-40 Nunc dimittis (Thalben-Ball in C) Creed. Suffrages, and Collects
0 God of truth (Harold Darke )
(words in BBC Hymn Book 359)
Thee will I love (BBC Hymn Book
Service conducted bv the Rev. Cyril Taylor
Lessons read by John Glen
Organist, Dr. George Thalben-Ball
Before it was destroyed, the Temple Church had a great musical reputation, built up by Dr. Thalben-Ball and his predecessor, the late Sir Walford Davies. The male members of the choir have kept together since the destruction of the church and every Sunday morning have held by themselves a simple service among the ruins, accompanied by one of their number on a portable harmonium. From the shattered ' Round ' at the west end of the church, where several Crusaders are buried, they have more than once broadcast carols at Christmas time.


Unknown: Harold Darke
Unknown: Rev. Cyril Taylor
Read By: John Glen
Organist: Dr. George Thalben-Ball
Unknown: Sir Walford Davies.


Appeal on behalf of The
Children's Aid Society by Anona Winn
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Children's Aid Society, incorporated by Royal Charter, is now in its ninety-fifth year of work for children and young people deprived of a normal home life. It maintains several homes for children of various ages, places other children in foster homes, and is a registered Adoption Society It also has a maternity home for unmarried mothers.


Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Miss Anona Winn


by Charles Dickens
Adapted for radio in twelve parts by Giles Cooper
4—' Kidnapped'
Produced by Charles Lefeaux
On arrival in London after running away from Mr. Sowerberry, Oliver stays with Fagin, not at first realising that the old man is a criminal and that he uses his boys to pick pockets for him. He meets Nancy, an associate of Fagin. Soon after, Monks calls; he is startled when he sees Oliver and pays Fagin to bring about the boy's disgrace. Oliver begins his apprenticeship in crime by being sent out with the Artful Dodger and Charley Bates. To his horror they pick an old gentleman's pocket and run away, leaving Oliver to be chased and captured. He is taken to court, where he collapses just before being sentenced, but at the last moment he is saved by new evidence. The old gentleman. Mr. Brownlow, has pity on him and takes him to his own house in Pentonville.


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Giles Cooper
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Produced By: Charley Bates.
Narrator: Gordon Davies
Fagin: John Gabriel
Bill Sikes: Ralph Truman
The Artful Dodger: Brian Smith
Charley Bates: Barry MacGregor
Nancy: Helen Shingler
Oliver Twist: Wilfrid Downing
Mrs Bedwin: Elsa Palmer
Mr Brownlow: John Turnbull
Doctor: Bryan Powley
Monks: Richard Hurndall
Barney: Eric Anderson
Mr Grimwig: Arthur Ridley
Woman: Sarah Leigh
Bullseye: Bryan Powley



John Summerson , Curator of Sir John Soane 's Museum, says what he would put into a letter intended for our descendants of A.D. 2052
Next Sunday: Leslie Paul


Unknown: John Summerson
Unknown: John Soane
Unknown: Leslie Paul


played by the London Chamber Orchestra
(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conductor, Anthony Bernard
The programme begins with Respighi's Suite ' The Birds '


Leader: Andrew Cooper
Conductor: Anthony Bernard


Another series of programmes showing how the law works
6−False Pretences
Narrator,James McKechnie
Written and produced by Jenifer Wayne


Narrator: James McKechnie
Produced By: Jenifer Wayne


Variations on a theme of Haydn
(Op. 66b) played by Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick
(two pianos) .


Played By: Cyril Smith
Played By: Phyllis Sellick


' The true light now shineth '
St. John 9
0 for a thousand tongues (BBC Hymn
Book 278)
St. Luke 1. vv. 78 and 7^9

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