Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players
.and forecast for farmers and shipping
' The Pilgrim's Progress ' and the New Testament
and forecast for farmers and shipping
BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen
by Rachel Rabinowitz
by Alistair Cooke
RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. Some Christian Books and their Authors. ' John Wesley '—1. Script by Gordon Rupp.
10.5 NEWS COMMENTARY
Come, gracious Spirit (BBC Hymn
New Every Morning, page 44 Psalm 89 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 10, vv. 22-39
Our blest Redeemer (BBC Hymn
National Military Band
Conductor, Arthur Barnes
SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN. 6—' Metal Workers on the Move.' Script by Rhoda Power.
11.40 INTF.RMKDIATE FRENCH. Jean-Louis, Rene, et Suzanne font une partie de peche: mais est-ce que les poissons se laisseront prendre? Suivons en tous les cas nos trois amis a la campagne. Texte de Jean Driant
The adventures of Shorty, a London taxi-driver by Cyril Campion
A midday menu of radio artists known, well known, and unknown with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Introduced this week by Margery Manners
Produced by Alfred Dunning
and forecast for farmers and shipping i
(Shortened version of last Saturday's recorded broadcast)
STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' A Cargo of Peat : a story from ' The Shetland Bus' by David Howarth. Adapted for broadcasting by Duncan Taylor
2.20 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. ' My Coronation,' from the Letters of Queen Victoria
2.30 LET'S JOIN IN. A miscellany of poems and stories: ' Sunday Morning ' and ' The Tiddler ' by Leila Berg , followed by Evelyn Thompson 's ' Farmvard Fun ' and ' Jack on Stilts by Herbert McKay
2.50 Orchestral Concerts
Irene Brightman (contralto)
Joseph Cooper (piano)
BBC Opera Chorus
(trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Programme introduced by Joseph Cooper
Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by A. G. Street
Sir Edward Boyle , M.P.
The Rt. Hon. Hector McNeill , M.P.
From the Town Hall,
Rt. Hon. Hector
A record programme of melodies from the musical theatre
Presented by Mark Lubbock
Interesting people who are
In Town Tonight interviewed by John Ellison
Edited and produced by Peter Duncan
* Stories of Sam Pig ' by Alison Uttley
Arranged with music and told by David
4—' Sam Pig and the Echo ' From ' Sam Pig at the Circus'
The song recorded by Diana Maddox
talk by Ivor Noël-Hume
5.50 This week's programmes
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
by J. G. Porter , Ph.D., F.R.A.S.
This month Dr. Porter talks about some of the problems connected with Time and its measurement.
Diagram on preceding page
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Cyril Smith (piano)
' Alice '
The first of four sketches of East End life by Father H. A. Wilson
Father Wilson is Vicar of St. Augustine's in the Hackney Road and a Prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral.
Father H. A.
Music for a Summer Evening
Gale Pedrick gives a pen-portrait on page 4
Hermione Gingold and Alfred Marks with Lizbeth Webb
On Stage, Please!
Presenting an interlude by students in their last term at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Off the Record
Recording celebrity of the week
Thanks for the Melody
Hits of yesterday and today played by Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra
Ipswich Girls' Choir
Conductor, W. H. Dixon
Production by Ronnie Hill
(Richard Altenberouch broadcasts by permission of the Boulting Brothers; Lizbeth Webb is appearing in ' Gay's the Word ' at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool; Alfred Marks, in Look In' at the Alexandra Gardens, Weymouth)
by Blair Fraser journalist and commentator
( from the International Service of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)
with Leon Quartermaine and Arthur Young
Stephen Williams writes on page 4
(Donald Pleasence is appearing in ' Hobson's Choice ' at the Arts Theatre Club, London)
Sonata for cello and piano played by Thelma Reiss (cello)
John Hunt (piano)