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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 Charles Smart (organ)


Leader: Tom Jenkins
Conducted By: Michael Krein
Unknown: Charles Smart


from Hale Congregational Church. Cheshire. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. H. E. Coltman
Call to Worship
0 worship the King (Congregational
Praise 17)
Prayer of Thanksgiving and Confession
Psalm 15
Lesson: St. John 2. vv. 1-11
0 Jesus, King most wonderful (Congregational Praise 173)
Prayer of Supplication and Intercession
The Lord's Prayer
Come, dearest Lord. descend and dwel' (Congregational Praise 260)
Love divine all loves excelling (Congregational Praise 179)
The Blessing
Organist. George F. Budden


Unknown: Rev. H. E. Coltman
Organist: George F. Budden


Overture, The Bartered Bride
(Smatana): played by the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Poeine (Chausson) : played by Vehudi
M'-nuhin (violin), with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Bouli
Symphony No. 6, in E minor (Vaughan
Williams): piayd by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult on gramophone records


Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Bouli
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult


Three talks by Nikolaus Pevsner , Slade Professor of Fine Art in the University of Cambridge, about houses with battlements
1—Lumtey Castle, Co. Durham
Next Sunday: Bolsover Castle


Unknown: Nikolaus Pevsner


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced today by Julian Herbage
Record Review
'The World's Encyclopaedia of Recorded Music.' by Compton Mackenzie Some Recent Long Playing Records, by Joan Chissell
Vocal Records, by Philip Hope -Wallace
Orchestral and Instrumental Records, by Malcolm Macdonald


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Philip Hope
Unknown: Malcolm MacDonald


Conducted by Eric Newton
Books: John Connell
Radio: Antonia White Art: Stephen Bone
Films: E. Arnot Robertson Theatre: T. C. Worsley


Conducted By: Eric Newton
Unknown: John Connell
Unknown: Antonia White
Unknown: E. Arnot Robertson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


84-The Corncrake
Maxwell Knight introduces two speakers, Arnold Benington and Tony Norris
The programme is illustrated with recordings of the call of the corncrake
Produced by Desmond Hawkins
Ses ' Both Sides of the Microphone '


Unknown: Arnold Benington
Unknown: Tony Norris
Produced By: Desmond Hawkins


Records of distinguished singers, presented by Gordon Whelan


Presented By: Gordon Whelan


Introduced by Roy Hay
Eric Hobbis gives some tips for exhibitors at horticultural shows: a member of the legal profession talks about gardeners and the law: Joe Brayshaw puts the small gardener's point of view: Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Joe Brayshaw
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: Marius Goring with Leon Quartermaine and Arthur Young in 'L'AIGLON'

by Edmond Rostand
Translated and adapted for broadcasting by Clemence Dane with Arthur Ridley , Henry Oscar Eric Anderson. Preston Lockwood
Eric Lugg. Dorothy Smith
Duncan Mclntyre , Antony Kearey
Wyndham . Milligan Virginia Winter
David Stevens , Seymour Green
Music composed by Richard Addinsell and played by a section of the London Svmphonv Orchestra conducted by John Hollingsworth
Produced by Val Gielgud
The time: 1830-1832. The place: Vienna. Sehonbrunn. Wagram


Unknown: Edmond Rostand
Broadcasting By: Clemence Dane
Unknown: Arthur Ridley
Unknown: Henry Oscar
Unknown: Eric Anderson.
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Unknown: Eric Lugg.
Unknown: Dorothy Smith
Unknown: Duncan McLntyre
Unknown: Antony Kearey
Unknown: Wyndham . Milligan
Unknown: Virginia Winter
Unknown: David Stevens
Unknown: Seymour Green
Composed By: Richard Addinsell
Conducted By: John Hollingsworth
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Narrator: Clemence Dane
Franz, the Duke of Reichstadt, Napoleon's son: Marius Goring
Flambeau, a French Grenadier: Arthur Young
Metternich, the Chancellor of Austria: Leon Quartermaine
Francis, Emperor of Austria: Victor Pietti
Prokesch, the Duke's personal friend: David Peel
Tiburce de Lorget an exile in Austrian pay: Donald Pleasence
Count Dietrichstein, the Duke's tutor: Raf de la Torre
Baron d'Obenaus. the Duke's history tutor: Howieson Culff
Count Bombelles, in attendance on Marie Louise: Norman Mitchell
General Hartmann. in attendance on the Duke: Richard Williams
Count Sedlinsky. Chief of the Austrian Police: Reginald Thorne
Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma Napoleon's wife: Rachel Gurney
Countess Camerata, Napoleon's niece: Grizelda Hervey
Therese de Lorget Tiburce's sister: Elisabeth London
Fanny Elssler, a dancer: Diana Wilding
The Archduchess Marie Louise's sister: Joan Hart


BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter


Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter


by Walter Allen
This week he talks about Boswell in Holland, 1763-64,' sequel to Boswell's 'London Journal.'


Unknown: Walter Allen


5.30 To Be Alive This Day'
Songs by the choir of the Bexley County
Technical School for Girls
Music Director, Hilda Williams
Accompanist, Margaret Howden


Unknown: Rachel Roberts
Produced By: Eileen Hots
Accompanist: Margaret Howden


The Romance of Money
Four talks by J. F. Eggleston
4—' Render unto Caesar '
The speaker has for many years been working in-the overseas branch of a bank, and has made a study of the history of money and banking. In this talk he tells the story of coinage.


Unknown: J. F. Eggleston

: The Weather

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


by Johnny Morris
Last week the speaker travelled from Hartland in Devon to Port Isaac in Cornwall. Today he talks about the third stage of his journey, in which he follows along the shore and on the cliff-tops, by paths and tracks, the coastline from Somerset to Land's End.


Unknown: Johnny Morris


Evelyn Rothwell (oboe)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard)
Conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
The Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo -Tedesco was born in Florence in 1895, and after studying in his native city became a pupil of Pizzetti. He settled in America in 1939. He is the possessor of a lively musical imagination which has found expression in operas and in orchestral and chamber works. A keen interest in Shakespeare has resulted in seven Shakespearean concert overtures, and settings (in English, for voice and piano) of all the songs in the plays; he has also written several delightful works for the guitar. His Concerto da Camera, Op. 146B, was written in California in September 1950 and dedicated ' to my dear friends Evelyn and John Barbirolli. * Evelyn Rothwell (who in private life is Lady Barbirolli) played it for the first time at a Promenade Concert in July last year. There are four movements.
Harold Rutland


Oboe: Evelyn Rothwell
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: Mario Castelnuovo
Unknown: John Barbirolli.
Unknown: Evelyn Rothwell


An Act of Worship conducted by the Rev. Alfred J. Armour of St. George's-in-the-West, Aberdeen; with the BBC Scottish Singers, conducted by Ian Whyte
Dramatic Parable: 'A Home of their
God reveals his presence (C.H. 234) Prayers
Scripture Lesson, with comment:
Ephesians 5. w. 25-33
0 happy home (C.H. 648) Blessing


Unknown: Rev. Alfred J. Armour
Conducted By: Ian Whyte


Appeal on behalf of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children by Derek McCulloch, O.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
Each year the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, which is entirely supported by voluntary contributions, goes to the aid of 100,000 children, many of whom have been very badly treated. In the course of its work it also helps families who have been overtaken by misfortune. By its timely intervention it has prevented thousands of parents from parting, and has thus ensured continuity of life within the family circle for many children. Much of its work receives notice in the newspapers, but for every case so publicised it deals quietly and effectively with another forty-five of which the public hears nothing.


Unknown: Derek McCulloch, O.B.E.
Unknown: Derek McCulloch

: Isabel Dean in ' NO NAME'

by Wilkie Collins
Dramatised as a serial for radio in twelve parts by Howard Agg
1-' Combe-Raven '
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by David H. Godfrey


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Howard Agg
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Narrator: David Garth
Thomas: Ian Sadler
Alice: Priscilla Harrison
Miss Garth: Susan Richards
Mrs Vanstone: Margaret Vines
Norah Vanstone: Sarah Leigh
Magdalen Vanstone: Isabel Dean
Mr Vanstone: Harold Scott
Captain Wragge: Felix Felton
Mr Huxtable: Howieson Culff
Young Man: Raymond Mason


by Lady Violet Bonham Carter
In this shortened and revised version of the Lloyd-Roberts lecture which she delivered before the Royal College of Physicians last November, Lady Violet considers the spoken word in public speaking and in broadcasting, and the written word in books.


Unknown: Lady Violet Bonham Carter


(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Herbert Menges


Leader: John Sharpe
Conducted By: Herbert Menges


A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patric Dickinson
Reader. Stephen Murray


Produced By: Patric Dickinson
Produced By: Reader. Stephen Murray


' The Secret of Life '
Psalm 112
St. Matthew 5, vv. 1-16
Teach me, 0 Lord, the perfect way
(BBC Hymn Book 473)
Philippians 3. w. 13 and 14

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