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Mark Lubbock and his Orchestra with Cyril Preedy (piano)


Unknown: Mark Lubbock
Piano: Cyril Preedy


for Labour Day from Christ Church, Bradford, Manchester. Conducted by the Rector, the Rev. L. G. Tyler Introduction
The Church of God a Kingdom is
(A. and M. 675)
The Lord's Prayer Collect for purity
The Commandments Collects
The Epistle: 1 St. Peter 2, vv. 11-17 0 Holv Ghost thy people bless (A. and M. 211)
The Gospel: St. John 16, vv. 16-22
Nicene Creed
Alleluia! sing to Jesus (A. and M. 316)
Prayer for the Church Militant
Organist, Eric Crowder


Unknown: Rev. L. G. Tyler
Organist: Eric Crowder


Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 (Grieg) :
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Irving
Cello Concerto in D (Haydn, arr.
Gevaert) (cadenza by Fournier): Pierre Fournier (cello), with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Suite, The Birds (Resp;ghi): Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Desiré Defauw on gramophone records


Cello: Robert Irving
Cello: Pierre Fournier
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik
Conducted By: Desiré Defauw


Three talks by John Betjeman about great houses in England and Wales
1-Kelmscott Manor, Oxfordshire
The house was built in the seventeenth century and was later the home of William Morris and of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
See page 9


Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: William Morris
Unknown: Dante Gabriel Rossetti.


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Alec Robertson
' A Cesar Franck Biography ,' by Scott Goddard
' Sibelius' Violin Concerto,' recorded talk by Max Rostal
' For Your Music Shelf,' by John Lade , illustrated by Jean Mackie


Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Cesar Franck Biography
Unknown: Scott Goddard
Talk By: Max Rostal
Unknown: John Lade
Illustrated By: Jean MacKie


Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by Eric Newton
Theatre: Eric Keown
Books: Elspeth Huxley
Radio: Charles Gibbs-Smith
Art: Basil Taylor
Films: C. A. Lejeune


Conducted By: Eric Newton
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Charles Gibbs-Smith

: General Weather Forecast

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


Produced By: Bill Coysh

: Stephen Williams presents HE WROTE THE STORY

Gramophone records of music from operas based on his works


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
F. W. Reay talks about peonies
N. Stewart gives advice on controlling some of the more serious pests of fruits
Joe Brayshaw puts the small gardener's point of view
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Talks: F. W. Reay
Unknown: N. Stewart
Unknown: Joe Brayshaw
Unknown: Fred Streeter


Conducted by Reginald Kilbey with Arthur Sandford (piano)


Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Piano: Arthur Sandford


by Charles Dickens
A radio adaptation in three parts by Mabel Constanduros
Characters in order of appearance:
Production by Cleland Finn


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Production By: Cleland Finn
Mr Dickens: Arthur Ridley
Little Nell: Janette Scott
Grandfather: Martin Lewis
Kit: Trader Faulkner
Fred Trent: Stanley Beard
Dick Swiveller: John Byron
Daniel Quilp: John Moffatt
Mrs Clapper: Sarah Leigh
Mrs Jiniwin: Susan Richards
Mrs Quilp: Dorothy Smith
Mrs George: Dorothy Grimston
Tom Scott, Quilp's boy: Tom Webster
Mrs Nubbles: Courtney Hope
Sampson Brass: Heron Carvic
Narrator: Keith Pyott


BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Robert Irving
Programme devised by Harold Neden


Leader: John Sharpe
Conducted By: Robert Irving
Unknown: Harold Neden


Walter Allen
This week he talks about ' Devonshire Studies ' by W. G. Hoskins and H. P. R. Finberg ; ' Parish and Empire ' by Jack Simmons ; and ' Three Hundred Years on London's River (the story of Hay's Wharf) by Aytoun Ellis.


Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: W. G. Hoskins
Unknown: H. P. R. Finberg
Unknown: Jack Simmons
Unknown: Aytoun Ellis.


' I'm Proud of my Father '
The story of Captain David Barclay , M.B.E., of the Flying Ambulance, told by his daughter, Patricia Barclay
In dramatised episodes:
Captain David Barclay , M.B.E.
Tom Fleming
Mrs. Barclay, his wife
Madeleine Christie
Patricia, his twelve-year-old daughter
Moira Pedersen
Other parts played by Archie Henry , Robert Sloss
Elsie Brotchie , Alex Mackenzie
Meg Buchanan , Bryden Murdoch
Jameson Clark ,Margaret Love
Script by Angus MacVicar
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden
Captain Barclay, in charge of the B.E.A. Ambulance Flight at Renfrew Airport, tells some of the tales that have made h m almost a legend in the Highlands and islands of Scotland. His younger daughter, Patricia, aged twelve, introduces her father.


Unknown: Captain David Barclay
Unknown: Patricia Barclay
Unknown: Captain David Barclay
Unknown: Madeleine Christie
Unknown: Moira Pedersen
Played By: Archie Henry
Played By: Robert Sloss
Played By: Elsie Brotchie
Unknown: Alex MacKenzie
Unknown: Meg Buchanan
Unknown: Bryden Murdoch
Unknown: Jameson Clark
Unknown: Margaret Love
Script By: Angus MacVicar
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden


Insurance for Life
Four talks by T. B. Durie a district manager of a large insurance company
3—' How can I use my Policy ?
The speaker explains how insurance policies can in certain cases be used as security for house purchase and business expansion.


Unknown: T. B. Durie

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Shipping and general weather forecasts,



BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Walter Goehr
Paul Dukas (1865-1935) occupied a leading position in the musical life of France. He is best known today for ' L'Apprenti Sorcier,' the opera Ariane et Barbe-Bleue, and La Péri, written for the dancer Truhanova and first performed in 1912. In Persian mythology, a Peri is * a fairy-like being descended from a race of fallen angels '; and the story of Dukas' Poème dansé tells how Iskender (Alexander), aware that his youth was past, travelled far and wide in search of the flower of immortality. When he came to the end of the world, where sea and sky unite, he found a Peri asleep, clasping in her hand the flower he was seeking: a lotus [hat shone like an emerald. Stealthily he took it from her, but the Peri awoke and cried bitterly for the loss of her flower. Iskender, moved by her beauty, wondered whether it was not more desirable than immortality; and when she danced, drawing nearer and nearer to him till her face touched his, he gave the flower to her again and felt no regret. And as he watched her vanish from his sight, the darkness gathered round bim and he knew that his end was near.
Harold Rutland


Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Paul Dukas


sung by the BBC Singers
Confession and Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses (
William Smith )
Psalm 84 (Broadcast psalter) First Lesson: Isaiah 59
Magnificat (Hylton Stewart in C)
Second Lesson: St. John 11, vv. 1-44 Nunc dimittis (Hylton Stewart in C) Creed. Suffrages, Collects
(Continued in next column)
Anthem (Rachmaninov)
We have seen thy Resurrection, 0 Christ, and adore thee, 0 holy Lord Jesus, Son of Mary; for thou only art sinless. We venerate thy Cross, 0 Lord Christ, and we praise and glorify thy holy Resurrection: for thou art our God; we know none other beside thee; therefore we call upon thy name. 0 come hither, all ye faithful: let us magnify Christ's ho'y Resurrection; for behold, through the Tree, joy hath come to all the world. We sing his Resurrection with joy, who suffered the shame of the Cross, conquering death by his death.
Christ our helper (BBC Hymn Book
Service conducted by the Rev. Cyril Taylor
Lessons read by Cyril Luckham
Organist, Dr. George Thalben-Ball


Unknown: William Smith
Unknown: Hylton Stewart
Unknown: Hylton Stewart
Unknown: Rev. Cyril Taylor
Read By: Cyril Luckham
Organist: Dr. George Thalben-Ball


Appeal on behalf of the ' Lest We Forget' Association, by Admiral of the Fleet the Earl of Cork and Orrery, G.C.B., G.C.V.O. Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Lest We Forget ' Association (registered in accordance with the National Assistance Act, 1948) was formed in 1922 and now has nine branches. The Association entertains disabled ex-Service men and women of all wars, by giving them parties, taking them to the seaside, for motor trips, and to theatres, entertainments, and sports. It also provides tobacco and cigarettes for the totally disabled in hospitals (many of whom have been there for more than thirty years), and arranges concert parties for them. The Association takes a special interest in psycho-neurosis cases.
More than £ 10,000 a year is required to carry on this work.

: Wendy Hiller and Paul Scofield In 'THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY '

A serial play for broadcasting in ten episodes by Frank Hauser and Donald McWhinnie from the novel by Henry James
Production by E. J. King Bull
Episode 5
Other parts played by Nicholas Parsons and Roger Delgado
(Wendy Hiller is appearing in 'Waters of the Moon ' at the Haymarkel Theatre, London; Paul Scofield in 'Much Ado About Nothing,' at the Phoenix Theatre; Alan Wheatley in 'Desire Shall Fail' at the New Boltons Theatre, London; and Pamela Stirling in Figure of Fun' at the Arts Theatre, Cambridge)

When Mrs. Touchett returned from America she brought back one of her nieces, and Isabel Archer met, for the first time, her Uncle Daniel and her cousin Ralph. Within a week or two the young American girl had received and refused two proposals of marriage: one from a neighbouring landowner, Lord Warburton, and the other from an old admirer Caspar Goodwood , of Boston, Mass., who followed her to Europe.
Old Mr. Touchett died suddenly, but not before Ralph had persuaded his father to leave Isabel a large fortune.
Some months later Isabel is travelling in Italy with her aunt, and at present they are staying in Florence. Ralph is spending the winter there; so is Mme. Merle, an American friend of Mrs. Touchett. Mme. Merle has introduced Isabel to Gilbert Osmond , an American widower with a young daughter, who has lived for many years in Florence. When Isabel decides upon a trip to Rome with her cousin Ralph and her journalist friehd Henrietta Stackpole, Osmond accompanies them.


Unknown: Frank Hauser
Unknown: Donald McWhinnie
Novel By: Henry James
Production By: E. J. King Bull
Played By: Nicholas Parsons
Played By: Roger Delgado
Unknown: Wendy Hiller
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Alan Wheatley
Unknown: Pamela Stirling
Unknown: Isabel Archer
Unknown: Caspar Goodwood
Unknown: Gilbert Osmond
Unknown: Henrietta Stackpole
The American: Roger Delgado
Henrietta Stackpole: Marjorie Westbury
Ralph Touchett: Paul Scofield
Gilbert Osmond: Alan Wheatley
Isabel Archer: Wendy Hiller
Lord Warburton: Robert Harris
Mme Merle: Catherine Lacey
Pansy Osmond: Pamela Stirling
Mrs Touchett: Betty Hardy
Caspar Goodwood: William Fox



' Pathetic ' Symphony
(Symphony No. 6, in B minor) played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte


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


Narrator: James McKechnie
Produced By: Jenifer Wayne


A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patric Dickinson
Reader, Carleton Hobbs


Produced By: Patric Dickinson
Reader: Carleton Hobbs


' Christ is Risen'
Psalm 126 (Broadcast psalter) From 1 Corinthians 15
This joyful Eastertide (BBC Hymn
Book 115)
1 Corinthians 15, w. 20-22

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