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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

Reading for Sunday morning from letters by Hannah Whitall Smith
Read by Natalie Moya

Contributors

Unknown: Hannah Whitall Smith
Read By: Natalie Moya

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

The New Casino Orchestra
Conducted by Reginald Kilbey and Joan Trimble Valerie Trimble
(two pianos)

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Unknown: Joan Trimble
Unknown: Valerie Trimble

: MORNING SERVICE

From the Graduation Hall of St. Andrews University. Conducted by the Rev. Sidney Berry, D.D., Secretary of the International Congregational Council. Preacher, the Rev. Douglas Horton, D.D., Moderator of the Council.
Invocation
Give to our God immortal praise
(Cong. Praise 9)
First Lesson: from Jeremiah 31
Love divine (Cong Praise 179)
Second Lesson: from Ephes\ians 4 Prayers
Blessed oity (Cong. Praise 237) Sermon
Thy hand. 0 God. has guided (Cong.
Praise 251)
Prayer and Benediction
Organist, John Martin

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Sidney Berry, D.D.,
Unknown: Rev. Douglas Horton, D.D.,

: SUNDAY-MORNING PROM

Overture: La Clemenza di Tito
(Mozart): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik
Concertino for piano and orchestra
(Jean Francaix): the composer, with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Leo Borchard
Symphony No. 5 (Shostakovich):
Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jascha Horenstein on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik
Conducted By: Leo Borchard
Unknown: Jascha Horenstein

: PERSONAL STORY

'Solitary' by Captain Peter Churchill D.S.O. , M.c.
The speaker gives an account of the three hundred and eighteen days he spent in solitary confinement as a prisoner of the Germans during the war. His reaction to the experience was decidedly more active :han contemplative.

Contributors

Unknown: Captain Peter Churchill D.S.O.

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Contents:
' Debussy's Preludes for Piano,' by Felix Aprahamian
' Two Books on Vaughan Williams ,' by Frank Howes
'Arabella Hunt , singer and lutenisit,' by Diana Poulton

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Felix Aprahamian
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Frank Howes
Singer: Arabella Hunt
Unknown: Diana Poulton

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Dilys Powell
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Peter de Francia
Books: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Art: Colin Maclnnes
Films: Paul Dehn

Contributors

Conducted By: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Peter de Francia
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Paul Dehn

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: COUNTRY QUESTIONS

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh

: OPERA CALENDAR

Today's anniversaries in the opera world recalled, with gramophone records, by Dennis Arundell

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Arundell

: HOME GROWN

Introduced by Roy Hay
W. F. Bewley, C.B.E ., D.SC., V.M.H., discusses the making and significance of garden Compost; Edward Hyams talks about the cultivation of melons; Joe Brayshaw puts the amateur point of view; Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: W. F. Bewley, C.B.E

: THE ENTR'ACTE PLAYERS

Directed by Sidney Crooke

Contributors

Directed By: Sidney Crooke

: THE MOLLUSC'

by Hubert Henry Davies
Adapted for broadcasting by Peggy Wells
Produced by Archie Campbell
Tom Kemp, a genial bachelor who has come from Colorado to visit his sister and her husband Richard Baxter, gives a clue to the theme of the play when he says: ' Some people are like a mollusc of the sea, which clings to a rock and lets the sea tide flow over its head. Molluscry is not the same as" laziness,not altogether. The lazy flow with the tide. The mollusc uses force to resist pressure. It's amazing the amount of force a mollusc will use, to do nothing.'

Contributors

Unknown: Hubert Henry Davies
Broadcasting By: Peggy Wells
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Tom Kemp: Andrew Cruickshank
Miss Roberts: Olive Gregg
Dick Baxter: Ronald Simpson
Dulcie, his wife: Sonia Dresdel

: BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Owen Brannigan (bass)

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Bass: Owen Brannigan

: TALKING OF BOOKS

John Raymond
This week he talks about ' Elizabeth I and her Parliaments: 1559-1581 by J. E. Neaie , and ' The England of Elizabeth: the Structure of Society ' by A. L. Rowse.

Contributors

Unknown: John Raymond
Unknown: J. E. Neaie
Unknown: A. L. Rowse.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
' The Water Babies 'by Charles Kingsley made into a play for radio by Muriel Levy
Part 3
Incidental music by Henry Reed played by a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra
Conducted by the composer
Production by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Kingsley
Unknown: Muriel Levy
Music By: Henry Reed
Production By: Herbert Smith
Narrator: Ronald Simpson
Listener: Judith Daugherty
Ellie: Sandra Chalmers
Tom: Geoffrey Seale
Mrs Bedonebyasyoudid: Joan Littlewood
Bird: Donis Gambeld
Mother Carey: Sybil Hohoyd
Grimes: Fred Fairclough
Herring King: Bill Price
Gairfowl: Sal Sturgeon
Mollymock: Norman Somers
Whafe: Tom Harrison

: MONEY MATTERS

Holiday Precautions by Gordon Cummings
In the second of two talks Gordon Cummings describes facilities that exist for insuring oneself, one's family, and one's baggage while away from home on holiday.

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Cummings

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: ONE MAN IN A BOAT

A naval spy story based on the actual experience of the author during the Battle of the Atlantic
Written by Captain J. E. Broome , R.N. (Ret.)
Produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith

Contributors

Written By: Captain J. E. Broome
Produced By: Malcolm Baker-Smith

: ROBERT CASADESUS

(piano)

: EVENING SERVICE

From Liverpool Parish Church; conducted by the Rev. Norman Carter. Preacher, the Rev. Robert Nelson , Rector of Liverpool
Eve of St. Peter
Versicles and Responses Psalm 91
First Lesson: Ezekiel 2, vv. 1-7
The eternal gifts of Christ the King
(E.H. 175)
Magnificat
Second Lesson : Acts 3, vv. 1-19 Nunc dimittis Creed
The Lord's Prayer Lesser Litany Collects
Captains of the sainly band (E.H.
177)
Sermon
Glorious things of thee are spoken
(E.H. 393)
Blessing
Organist, H. Weatherall

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Norman Carter.
Unknown: Rev. Robert Nelson
Organist: H. Weatherall

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Friends Service Council by the General Secretary, Paul D. Sturge
Contributions. will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addiessed to [address removed]
During the next few months a small team of Quaker doctors, nurses, and social workers will be leaving for Kunsan in South Korea, where they are to staff a hospital and to embark on relief work among a few of Korea's three million refugees. British and American Quakers will co-operate in this work which is to be done partly under the Uni-ted Nations Korean Relief and Reconstruction Agency and partly independently. The Friends Service Council (the committee appointed by the Religious Society of Friends in Great Britain and Ireland for .work overseas) urgently needs £ 10,000 for this purpose.
At the same time the Council is continuing its relief work in Europe, begun in 1945, and rendered even more urgent in recent months as a result of the renewed influx of refugees into Western Germany. During 1953 some £ 45,000 will be needed for the work in Europe.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul D. Sturge

: Belle Chrystall and Reginald Tate in ' JANE EYRE'

by Charlotte Bronte
Adapted in elevenepisodes by Barbara Couper
Episode 4
Produced by Howard Rose
At the age of eighteen Jane Eyre left Lowood, where she had spent six year's as pupil and two as teacher. In answer to an advertisement for a children's governess she set out on a journey to Mrs. Fairfax of Thornfield Hall. There she learned that Mrs. Fairfax was not the owner of Thornfield but the housekeeper, who had been commissioned to find a governess for Adele, a French child, ward to Mr. Rochester, The owner of Thornfield.
Life passed smoothly for three months:
Adele made progress, and Mrs. Fairfax and her s-taff proved kind companions. The household also included a somewhat mysterious woman called Grace Poole, whom Jane had heard muttering anj laughing to herself, but always behind closed door;. One winter evening, her return from a walk delayed by an accident, Jane hurried home and found that the stranger to whom she had given aid when he fell from his horse was none other than Mr Rochester. He had arrived at Thornfield for one of his rare visits.

Contributors

Unknown: Charlotte Bronte
Unknown: Barbara Couper
Produced By: Howard Rose
Jane Eyre: Belle Chrystall
Mr Rochester: Reginald Tate
Mrs Fairfax: Josephine Shand
Grace Poole: Chris Castor
Adele: Olive Gregg
Leah: Mary Wimbush
Blanche Ingram: Mary Williams
Lord Ingram: James Dale
Lady Ingram: Vivien Lambelet
Mrs Eshton: Gladys Spencer
Louisa Eshton: Monica Grey
Amy Eshton: Sulwen Morgan
Henry Lynn: T St John Barry
Colonel Dent: Michael O'Halloran
Charwoman: Nan Marriott-Watson
Footman: Brian Hayes

: NEWS

: SCIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY

Talk by John Perret
Should scientific development be banned until ethics have caught up with technology? Is starvation more tolerable if it results from blockade rather than from the destruction of crops by chemical spray? What master should science serve—The cause of knowledge or the welfare of society? These are some of the problems John Perret considers from his experience in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, where he improvised crude medical treatment for his fellow-prisoners, and from his subsequent work as a micro-biologist on the staff of the National Institute for Medical Research.
This is the second of a group of talks by representatives of ' the Queen's generation.'

Contributors

Talk By: John Perret

: Howard Marion-Crawford and Hugh Burden in ' COLOSSUS'

A portrait of Cecil John Rhodes with John Akar
Oliver Burt , Arnold Diamond
Mark Dignam , Andrew Faulds
John Glyn Jones
Orlando Martins , Allan McClelland
Leslie Perrins , Wensley Pithey Molly Rankin , Ronald Simpson

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil John Rhodes
Unknown: John Akar
Unknown: Oliver Burt
Unknown: Arnold Diamond
Unknown: Mark Dignam
Unknown: Andrew Faulds
Unknown: John Glyn Jones
Unknown: Orlando Martins
Unknown: Allan McClelland
Unknown: Leslie Perrins
Unknown: Wensley Pithey
Unknown: Molly Rankin
Unknown: Ronald Simpson

: RECITAL

John Kentish (tenor)
Frederick Stone (accompanist)

Contributors

Tenor: John Kentish
Accompanist: Frederick Stone

: THE EPILOGUE

' The fruit of the Spirit is peace'
Benedictus (Broadcast Psalter, Canticle 9)
Ephesians 2, w. 1-18
Jesus, Lord. we look to thee (BBC
Hymn Book 374)
Colossians 3, v. 15

: News Summary

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