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A reading for Sunday Morning from Memoranda Sacra ' by J. Rendel Harris
Read by Arthur Bush


Read By: Arthur Bush

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


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


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


from Boston Parish Church, Lincolnshire.
Conducted by the Rev. J. P. Adams.
Preacher, the Vicar, the Rev. Canon E. K. Ellis
'Christ, our Life'
Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
(A. and M. 196)
The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses
Psalm 46
Lesson: St. John 11, w. 20-44
Te Deum
Thou art the way (A. and M. 199)
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (A. and M. 176)
The Grace


Conducted by: Rev. J. P. Adams.
Conducted by: Rev. Canon E. K. Ellis
Organist: J. Philip Marshall


with Solomon (piano)
Overture: La Battaglia di Legnano
(Verdi): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Igor Markevitch
Hungarian Fantasia (Lissf): Solomon
(piano) with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Walter Susskind
A Song of Summer (Delius): Halle
Orchestra, conducted by Sir John Barbirolli
Symphony in D minor (Franck):
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conducted by Charles Munch on gramophone records


Piano: Solomon
Conducted By: Igor Markevitch
Conducted By: Walter Susskind
Conducted By: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: Charles Munch


Mining Engineer by Emily Hahn
As a young undergraduate Emily Hahn had not intended to study mining engineering. In this talk she recalls the chance that led her to take up the subject and the opposition she had to overcome before she became the first woman at the University of Wisconsin to graduate as a mining engineer.


Unknown: Emily Hahn
Unknown: Emily Hahn


Directed by Reg Pursglove with Peter Dimuantes (tenor)


Directed By: Reg Pursglove
Tenor: Peter Dimuantes


Conducted by Roger Manvell
Films: Paul Dehn
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Books: Alan Pryce-Jones
Radio: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Art: Denis Mathews


Conducted By: Roger Manvell
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Denis Mathews

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


Butterfly Migration
Maxwell Knight introduces two speakers: Walter J. C. Murray and L. Hugh Newman
Produced by Desmond Hawkins


Introduces: Maxwell Knight
Unknown: Walter J. C. Murray
Unknown: L. Hugh Newman
Produced By: Desmond Hawkins


Gramophone records of distinguished singers presented by Derek Aylward


Presented By: Derek Aylward


Under the direction of Harold C. Gee with Margot Andersen (soprano)


Unknown: Harold C. Gee
Soprano: Margot Andersen

: Fay Compton in ' FAMILY PORTRAIT'

by Leonore Coffee and W. J. Cowen
Adapted for broadcasting by John Richmond with Gladys Young as Mary Cleophas
(Continued in next column)
Other parts played by: Susan Richards , Jenny Lovelace
Roger Delgado , Arthur Lawrence
Nancy Nevinson ,
Elizabeth Digby-Smith
David Woodman , John Turnbull Antony Kearey , Nicholas Parsons
Norman Mitchell , Wyndham Milligan
Production by Hugh Stewart


Unknown: Leonore Coffee
Unknown: W. J. Cowen
Broadcasting By: John Richmond
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Mary Cleophas
Played By: Susan Richards
Played By: Jenny Lovelace
Unknown: Roger Delgado
Unknown: Arthur Lawrence
Unknown: Nancy Nevinson
Unknown: Elizabeth Digby-Smith
Unknown: David Woodman
Unknown: John Turnbull
Unknown: Antony Kearey
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Norman Mitchell
Unknown: Wyndham Milligan
Production By: Hugh Stewart
Mary: Fay Compton
Her sons: James: William Fox
Her sons: Joseph: Lewis Stringer
Her sons: Judah: Robert Rietty
Her sons: Simon: John Glen
Naomi, Simon's wife: Joan Hart
Daniel, son of Naomi and Simon: Colin Campbell
Reba Joseph's wife: Margaret Ward
Mary Cleophas, Mary's sister-in-law: Gladys Young
Selima, mother of James and John: Fabia Drake
Mary of Magdala: Janet Burnell
Mendel: Eric Anderson
A disciple: Hamilton Dyce


An invitation to the older folk to recall the days when children were seen but not heard and musical evenings were a family institution with songs by Doris Gambell (soprano) and Rene Soames (tenor) and music played by Doris Hibbert (piano) and Mark Lubbock and his Orchestra
Memories recalled by Freddy Grisewood
The album presented by Campbell Ricketts


Soprano: Doris Gambell
Soprano: Rene Soames
Piano: Doris Hibbert
Piano: Mark Lubbock
Presented By: Campbell Ricketts


Walter Allen
This week he talks about ' Ross and the New Yorker,' by Dale Kramer ; ' Fifty-five Short Stories from the New Yorker,' and ' Duveen,' by S. N. Behrman.


Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Dale Kramer
Unknown: S. N. Behrman.


Famous Scots
3-David Livingstone by Hilton Brown
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden
See page 11


Unknown: Hilton Brown
Produced By: Kathleen Garscadden
Small girl: Margaret Love
Librarian: W H D Joss
First small boy: David McKail
Second small boy: Gordon Hogg
David Livingstone (as a boy): John Swan
Livingstone's father ): Douglas Murchie
Dr Moffat: Douglas Murchie
Kitiabo: W H D Joss
Chief Katema: Robert Sloss
Chief Njambi: Douglas Robin
Pitsane ': Robin Grieve
Chuma: James Sutherland
A woman's voice: Christy Graham
David Livingstone (missionary and explorer): Bryden Murdoch

: The Weather

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


Six talks by Colin Wills
4-Dales and Fells
Produced by Arthur Swinson
In this talk the speaker describes his journey from Horton in Ribblesdale into Wensleydale, and tells how he saw the Butter Tubs Pass and finally came to High Force in the lovely valky of the-Tees.


Unknown: Colin Wills
Produced By: Arthur Swinson


Conducted by Roger C. Wilson
Quakers from Europe. America, and Asia give thanks to God for the World Conference of Friends, which ended at Oxford last Wednesday, and for the tercentenary of their foundation by George Fox in 1652 Except the Lord build this house (words from Psalms 127 and 115) Music recorded by the choir of the Friends' School, Saffron Walden, Essex
Directed by Richard L. Sturge with José Pogson (soprano)


Conducted By: Roger C. Wilson
Unknown: George Fox
Directed By: Richard L. Sturge
Soprano: José Pogson


Appeal on behalf of The Hpstel of God, by Gilbert Harding
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Hostel of God was founded in 1889, and is neither controlled nor supported by the state. There are fifty beds, and under construction is a new wing to take an additional twenty-five patients. The majority of patients, 92 per cent of them suffering from cancer, come from the larger hospitals, with whom the closest touch is maintained.
Income in 1951 was £ 12,000 and expenditure C17,000 whilst the new wing is costing £ 40,000 to build and equip.


Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: Isabel Dean and Flora Robson in 'NO NAME'

by Wilkie Collins
Dramatised as a serial for radio in twelveparts by Howard Agg
9 — ' A Letter from Zurich '
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by David H. Godfrey
Captain Wragge, his wife, and Magdalen Vanstone are now living under the assumed name of Bygrave in the East coast town of AJdborough. An illness is invented for Magdalen which keeps her indoors, thereby serving the double purpose of preventing Mrs. Lecount from establishing Magdalen's identity, and of fostering No;l Vanstone's growing affection for her. Just as it appears that all plans are proceeding satisfactorily, Mrs. Lecount receives a letter from Miss Garth, and again it seems that Captain Wragge and Magdalen are on the brink of dejection.


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Narrator: David Garth
Captain Wragge: Felix Felton
Noel Vanstone: Alan Wheatley
Mrs Lecount: Flora Robson
Mrs Wrag'ge: Gladys Spencer
Magdalen Vanstone: Isabel Dean
Postmaster: Malcolm Graeme


Another programme in the new series showing how the law works
Narrator, James McKechnie
Written and produced by Jenifer Wayne


Narrator: James McKechnie
Produced By: Jenifer Wayne

: Acts 3 and 4 of Puccini's ' LA BOHEME'

(sung in Italian)
with the Chorus and Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome
Conducted by Alberto Eredo on gramophone records


Conducted By: Alberto Eredo


A short story by Saki
(H. H. Munro )
Read by Richard Hurndall


Unknown: H. H. Munro
Read By: Richard Hurndall


' The Secret of Life '
Persecuted for righteousness' sake
Psalm 9 (Broadcast psalter) 2 Corinthians 4
How are thy servants blest (BBC
Hymn Book 305)
1 Peter 2, vv. 20-21

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