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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

The Richard Crean Orchestra with Hugo D'Alton (mandolin)

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Crean
Unknown: Hugo D'Alton

: LIFE IN THE CHURCH

Morning Service conducted by the Rev. Eric Fenn , of the British and Foreign Bible Society
Reading the Bible
Introduction Prayer
Come, gracious Spirit (BBC Hymn
Book 150)
First Bible Study: Amos 1, vv. 1-15;
2, vv. 1-10
Judge eternal (BBC Hymn Book 393) Second Bible Study: St. Matthew 15, vv. 21-28
Just as I am (BBC Hymn Book 292) Prayers of Thanksgiving, Intercession, and Dedication
The Lord is King (BBC Hymn Book
26)
Blessing
Hymns sung by the BBC Singers
Organist, Dr. George Tbalben-Ball
This service is an attempt to do a piece of Bible Study rather than to exhort people to read the Bible. It is an experiment requiring co-operation between the broadcaster and the listener. It will help if listeners follow the two main passages in their own Bibles. The passages. will be read by Frederick Allen so. as to draw a clear distinction between them and Mr. Fenn's comments. The whole is designed to lead up to a short act of worship with which the broadcast closes.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Eric Fenn
Organist: Dr. George Tbalben-Ball
Read By: Frederick Allen

: SUNDAY PROM

Symphony No. 84. in E flat (Haydn):
The Collegium Musicum of Vienna, conducted by Anton Heiller
Violin Concerto No. 3, in B minor
(Saint-Sagns): Zino Francescatti (violin), with the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York, conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos
(Continued in next column)
Hungarian March (The Damnation of Faust) (Berlioz): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by George Weldon on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Anton Heiller
Violin: Zino Francescatti
Conducted By: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Conducted By: George Weldon

: PORTRAIT SKETCH

The Old-Timer by George Godwin
As a young man the speaker emigrated to Canada and encountered the old-timer at a small settlement on the Lower Fraser River, in British Columbia. The o'd-timer then was over seventy and was what the world would presume a failure. But George Godwin is not sure such a judgment would be quite sound.

Contributors

Unknown: George Godwin
Unknown: George Godwin

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced this week by Julian Herbage
Record Review
The Schnabel Memorial Edition, by Maurice Jacobson
Vocal Records, by Mark Lubbock
Orchestral and Instrumental Records for March, by Donald Mitchell

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Maurice Jacobson
Unknown: Donald Mitchell

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Basil Wright
Art: Hugh Scrutton
Films: Raul Dehn
Theatre: Philip Hope-Wallace Books: C. V. Wedgwood Radio: Tom Hopkinson

Contributors

Conducted By: Basil Wright
Unknown: Hugh Scrutton
Unknown: Raul Dehn
Unknown: Tom Hopkinson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: COUNTRY MAGAZINE

A Buckinghamshire Village
Introduced by Ralph Wightman
Music by the Wynford Reynolds Quartet arranged and conducted by Francis Collinson
Singer, Robert Irwin
Produced by John Bridges

Contributors

Introduced By: Ralph Wightman
Singer: Francis Collinson
Singer: Robert Irwin
Produced By: John Bridges

: Stephen Williams presents HE WROTE THE STORY

Sir Walter Scott
Gramophone records of music from operas based on his works

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walter Scott

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Roy Hay chats with D. 0. Morris about bulbs for spring planting, and with Mabel Lesslie who gives some hints on growing violets
Robert Thompson puts the small gardener's point of view
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Hay
Unknown: Mabel Lesslie
Unknown: Robert Thompson
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: ' THE SWORD IN THE STONE'

by T. H. White
Adapted for radio by Marianne Helweg
Music specially composed by Benjamin Britten
Conducted by Walter Goehr
Other parts played by Richard George. Noel Johnson and John Sharp
Produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Unknown: T. H. White
Unknown: Marianne Helweg
Composed By: Benjamin Britten
Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Played By: Richard George.
Played By: Noel Johnson
Played By: John Sharp
Produced By: Francis Dillon
Kay: Warren Hearnden
Wart: Jeremy Spenser
Merlyn: Peter Ustinov
Sir Ector: Norman Shelley
Sir Grummore: Howard Marion-Crawford
King Pellinore: Geoffrey Wincott
Mme Mim: Patience Collier
Nurse: Mary O'Farrell
Cully: Leslie Perrins

: Excerpts from 'CARMEN'

by Bizet including the whole of Act 2
BBC Opera Chorus
(trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Produced by Harold Neden
(Barbara Howitt broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.; Sheila Rex , Jean Mountford , John Faassen , and John Kentish broadcast by permission of the Governors of Sadler's Wells)

Contributors

Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Leader: John Sharpe
Produced By: Harold Neden
Produced By: Barbara Howitt
Unknown: Sheila Rex
Unknown: Jean Mountford
Unknown: John Faassen
Unknown: John Kentish
Carmen, a Gypsy girl: Barbara Howitt
Don Jose a corporal: Heddle Nash
Escamillo, a toreador: George Hancock
Carmen's Gypsy companions:Frasquita: Sheila Rex
MercVdes: Jean Mountford
Leaders of a band of Gypsy smuglersII Dancalro: John Faassen
II Remendado: John Kentish
Zuniga, Captain of the Dragoons: Eric Shilling

: TALKING OF BOOKS

Walter Allen
This week he talks about ' The Mill on the Po ' by Riccardo Bacchelli and * The Moon and the Bonfire' by Cesare Pavese

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Riccardo Bacchelli
Unknown: Cesare Pavese

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Because I Set no Snare '
Poems and stories about animals and birds collected by Geoffrey Dearmer and read by Mabel Constanduros and Cecil Bellamy with music chosen by David Davis
5.30 ' I Sing of a Maiden'
Music by the Choir of Queen Elizabeth's
Girls' Grammar School, Barnet
Music Director, Joan Manning
For the children-see page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Dearmer
Read By: Mabel Constanduros
Read By: Cecil Bellamy
Unknown: David Davis
Unknown: Joan Manning

: SAVING AND SPENDING

In Full Swing
J. 0. Francis visits towns or villages in England and Wales and describes some of the high-spots in the Lend Strength to Britain Campaign
1— The Women of Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire '
An attack by a savings ' commando '

: The Weather

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

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

See foot of page
Another performance of Strauss' Tod und Verklärung: Saturday (Third)

: EVENING SERVICE

from the Church of the Ascension, Easington Colliery, conducted by the Rev. R. A. Beddoes
A Meditation on the Mind and Character of St. Peter
Introduction
0 for a closer walk with God (A. and M. Rev. 326)
Reading: St, Mark 14, vv. 53 to end Lord Jesu, when we stand afar (A. and M. Rev. 109)
First Meditation
The Confessions
Just as I am, without one plea (A. and M. Rev. 349)
Second Meditation
The Resolutions
0 Love, who formedst me to wear
(A. and M. Rev. 203)
Prayers
Closing Litany Blessing
Organist, Percy Tufnell
Choirmaster, Victor Carter
In this service we arc trying not on)y to look into the mind and heart of St. Peter, but through Peter's experience to look into our own minds and hearts, as though Our Lord should say to each one of us ' Thou art Peter.'

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. A. Beddoes
Organist: Percy Tufnell
Choirmaster: Victor Carter

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of King Edward VII's Hospital for Officers (Sister Agnes') by Commander Thomas Woodrooffe , R.N.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The King Edward VII 's Hospital for Officers. founded by Sister Agnes (Miss Agnes Keyser) in 1899 in her own house, was bombed in January 1941, and the present building in Beaumont St., London, was opened in October 1948. All officers serving, retired, or ex-temporary are eligible for admission. Serving officers are entitled to free nursing and maintenance in the ward beds, and the ability of other patients to pay is always considered. The hospital has its own consultant staff, whose fees are in accordance with the patients' means The hospital has not been nationalised and is dependent on voluntary support.

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Woodrooffe
Unknown: King Edward Vii

: ' OLIVER TWIST '

by Charles Dickens
Adapted for radio by Giles Cooper
10—' Murder '
Characters, in order of speaking:
Produced by Charles Lefeaux
At last Oliver meets Mr. Brownlow again, and Rose, thankful to find someone in whom she can confide, tells of Nancy's visit. They decide to meet her on London Bridge the following Sunday at midnight. Noah Claypole and Charlotte, arriving in London, meet Fagin by chance in the ' Three Cripples.' Learning that Noah has stolen money, Fagin uses this knowledge to secure the boy's obedience. Noah's first task is to watch the trial of the Dodger, who has been arrested for picking pockets. When the time comes for the midnight rendezvous on London Bridge Nancy does not appear, for in spite of her desperate pleas Bill will not let her out of their room

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Giles Cooper
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Nancy: Helen Shingler
Bill Sikes: Ralph Truman
Bullseye: Bryan Powley
Narrator: Gordon Davies
Fagin: John Gabriel
Noah Claypole: Michael John
Rose Maylie: Denise Bryer
Oliver Twist: Wilfrid Downing
Servant: Bryan Powley
Mr Brownlow: John Turnbull
Mr Grimwig: Arthur Ridley
Harry Maylie: David Peel
Beggar: Harry Hutchinson

: THE MAN BORN TO BE KING

A play cycle on the Life of Our Lord by Dorothy L. Sayers
5-The Bread of Heaven
A new production by Peter Watts

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Production By: Peter Watts

: BEETHOVEN

Septet in E flat, Op. 20 played by Frederick Thurston (clarinet)
John Alexandra (bassoon)
Douglas Moore (horn)
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Keith Cummings (viola)
Douglas Cameron (cellc)
Roy Watson (double-bass)

Contributors

Clarinet: Frederick Thurston
Bassoon: John Alexandra
Horn: Douglas Moore
Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Viola: Keith Cummings
Viola: Douglas Cameron
Double-Bass: Roy Watson

: THE EPILOGUE

' The Way of the Cross '
Psalm 40
St. Mark 10. vv. 32-45
0 thou who earnest from above (BBC
Hymn Book 362)
1 Corinthians 1. vv. 33-25








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