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: The First Day of the Week

Reading for Sunday morning
'Margaret Fell to Friends in Prison at Appleby, 1653'
Read by Molly Lawson


Reader: Molly Lawson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


The Promenade Players
Conductor, Sidney Bowman with Leonard Cassund (piano)


Conductor: Sidney Bowman
Piano: Leonard Cassund


From Southam Parish Church, Warwickshire. Conducted by the Rector, the Rev. R. T. Murray
God is a stronghold and a tower (A. and M. 678)
Venite (verses 1-7) Psalm 46
First Lesson: Wisdom 11, vv. 21-26. and 12, vv. 1 and 2 Te Deum
(Continued in next column)
Second Lesson: St. Luke 16, vv. 1-9 Jubilate
Creed and Collects
Put thou thy trust in God (A. and M.692)
Sermon and Intercessions
Through all the changing scenes of life (A. and M. 290)
Organist, Peter J. Mound


Unknown: Rev. R. T. Murray
Organist: Peter J. Mound


Overture, The Ruler of the Spirits
(Weber): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Walter Susskind
Aria, Fruhlingsdilfte (Idomeneo, Act
3) (Mozart): Erna Berger (soprano) and the Philhamionia Orchestra, conducted by Josef Krips
Concerto Gregoniano (Respight):
Paul Richartz (violin) with the Berlin State Orchestra, conducted by Robert Heger
Symphony No. 6, in C (Schubert):
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Josef Krips on gramophone records


Conducted By: Walter Susskind
Soprano: Erna Berger
Conducted By: Josef Krips
Violin: Paul Richartz
Conducted By: Robert Heger
Unknown: Josef Krips


A series of talks by Colin Maclnnes and Sir Hugh Cassan , R.D.I., F.R.I.B.A.
Colin MacInnes , a cousin of Rudyard Kipling , visits Batemans, the seventeenth-century house at Burwash in Sussex, where Kipling lived from 1903 till his death
Colin Maclnnes will give the first four talks in this series and Sir Hugh Casson the remaining two talks.


Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Sir Hugh Cassan
Unknown: Colin MacInnes
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Sir Hugh Casson


Directed by Reg Pursglove


Directed By: Reg Pursglove


Conducted by Eric Newton
Theatre: Harold Hobson
Radio: Naomi Lewis
Books: Walter Allen
Art: Colin Maclnnes
Films: Roger Manvell


Conducted By: Eric Newton
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: Naomi Lewis
Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Roger Manvell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


The Golden Valley, Herefordshire
Those taking part:
Fred Matthews , Erie Lewis
Jim Yeomans , Cecil Thomas
Josephine Thomas , Richard Trapp
Introduced by Phil Drabble
Production by Philip Donnellan


Unknown: Fred Matthews
Unknown: Erie Lewis
Unknown: Jim Yeomans
Unknown: Cecil Thomas
Unknown: Josephine Thomas
Unknown: Richard Trapp
Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Production By: Philip Donnellan


Stephen Williams recalls, with gramophone records, some famous character studies in opera


Unknown: Stephen Williams


and his Orchestre Moderne

: Esme Percy, Olga Lindo and Sulwen Morgan in 'LADY PRECIOUS STREAM'

by S. I. Hsiung
Adapted for radio by Cynthia Pughe
Cast in order of speaking:
Suitors, attendants, soldiers:
Susan Kennaway. Terence Soall
Peter Bartlett , Kim Grant
T. St. John Barry Produced by Archie Campbell


Unknown: S. I. Hsiung
Unknown: Cynthia Pughe
Unknown: Susan Kennaway.
Unknown: Terence Soall
Unknown: Peter Bartlett
Unknown: Kim Grant
Unknown: T. St. John Barry
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Honourable Reader: Norman Claridge
His Excellency Wang Yun, the Prime Minister: Esme Percy
Madam Wang, his wife: Olga Lindo
Su, the Dragon General, their eldest son-in-law: Rupert Davies
Wei, the Tiger General, their second son-in-law: Peter Bathurst
Golden Stream, their eldest daughter,Su's wife: Mary Williams
Silver Stream, their second daughter,Wei's wife: Jeanette Tregarthen
Precious Stream, their third daughter: Sulwen Morgan
Hsieh Ping-Kuei, their gardener: David King-Wood
The Princess of the Western Regions: Jill Balcon
General Mu: Allan Jeayes
Executioner: Tony Quinn
His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs: Cyril Stops


(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Leo Wurmser
Victoria Sladen (soprano)
Gwent Lewis (tenor)


Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Leo Wurmser
Soprano: Victoria Sladen
Tenor: Gwent Lewis


John Raymond
Tlhie week he talks about Henry James : The Untried Years, 1843-1870,' by Leon Edel , and about Henry James.


Unknown: John Raymond
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Leon Edel
Unknown: Henry James.


' Who Would True Valour See '
A series of Bible plays on the life of St. Paul
Written and produced by J. Stanley Pritchard
10 — ' They Upset the World '


Paul of Tarsus: Leonard Maguire
Silas: Bryden Murdoch
The Philippian gaoler: John McColl
A fellow prisoner: Andrew Bremner
An officer: John Grieve
Dr Luke: Tom Fleming
Lydia: Evelyn Balfour Brown
Reuben: Joseph MacLeod
Isaac: Lan Stewart
A messenger: Martin Heller

: Children's Service

From St. George's Church, Lacigton Matravers , Dorset. Conducted by the Rector, the Rev. L. A. M. Langdon
Organist, Beatrice Saville


Unknown: Lacigton Matravers
Organist: L. A. M. Langdon
Organist: Beatrice Saville

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-Bast England


by David Krivine
The speaker emigrated to Israel from England more than two years ago and is now resident there. In this talk he describes the reputation Britain leaves behind--as he found it in this one country at least — after British rule has bien withdrawn.


Unknown: David Krivine


Jacques Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conductor, Reginald Jacques
Haydn wrote his twenty-fifih symphony about 1765, when he was in his early thirties, a few years after he had entered the service of Prince Esterhazy; it is in four movements.
Vaughan Williams's Five Variants * are scored for string orchestra with harp. The composer's own note on the work reads as follows: ' The tune generally known as * " Dives and Lazarus " (though it is often sung also to other words) is very widespread among traditional singers; we know it, therefore, in many varying forms. These variants are an attempt to show these different aspects of the same tune, though none of them actually embodies any particular version of the melody.'
The Suite Mignonne of Sibelius, which dates from 1921, is scored for two flutes and strings and is in three movements: Patte: scene, Polka, and Epilogue.
The two Dances for harp and strings by Debussy were writrten in 1904 at the request of the firm of Pleyei for use in competitions in harp- playing at the Brussels Conservatoire.
Mozart's Symphony in A, K.I 34, was composed ait Sa:zburg in 1772, when he was sixteen, and is in four movement.
Deryck Cooke


Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conductor: Reginald Jacques
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: Evening Service

Conducted by Principal James Gray of Overdale College (Churches of Christ), Selly Oak
"O worship the King" (B.C.H. 3, Christian Hymnary 41)
Lesson: Isaiah 55
"Lord, thy word abideth" (B.C.H. 197, Christian Hymnary 330)
Lesson: Romans 6. vv. 3-11
"God moves in a mysterious way" (B.C.H. 60. Christian Hymnary 28)
Prayers and the Lord's Prayer
"Thy Kingdom come" (B.C.H. 515, Christian Hymnary 564)
The congregation at this service, broadcast from Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, is composed of members of the Churches of Christ, who are holding their annual conference in London.


Service conducted by: Principal James Gray
Organist: Walter Young


Appeal on behalf of the P.M. Boys' Club by Ian Hunter
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The P.M. Boys' Club (so roamed because at the time of its foundation it was open only in the afternoons) is designed to provide for the spiritual and physical well-being of boys up to the age of eighteen who are 'working in hotels, clubs, and restaurants in -the West End of London.
The Club was originally started under the sponsorship of Toc H some s years ago, and its first location was in Greek Street, Soho Now it has moved to a bouse in Eccleston Square where there is living accommodation for a certain number of boys, who are in the charge of a resident warden and matron. All kinds of dub activities take place; outdoor games such as football, tennis, and swimming; lectures are given; and crafts and hobbies are taught. Everything possible is done at the Club to create the background of a family life.
The Club is affilated to the L.C.C.
Youth Employment Bureau, the London Federation of Boys' Clubs, and the National Association of Boys' Clubs. An annual grant is received from the L.C.C. and the boys themselves contribute a small sum, according to what they can afford, to help with the day-to-day running expenses, but the Club is, to a great extent, dependent on voluntary donations.


Unknown: Ian Hunter
Unknown: Ian Hunter

: Belle Chrystall in 'JANE EYRE'

by Charlotte Bronte
Adapted for broadcasting in eleven episodes by Barbara Couper
Episode 9
Produced by Howard Rose
Since early morning after the return from the church, and after being present at the terrible scene between Mr. Rochester and his mad wife, Jane had lain silent and motionless in her room. She knew tha-t she must leave Thornfield instantly though the thought was intolerable. Despite Mr. Rochester's frantic entreaties she mode her escape that night.
Her misery was such thai she left a parcel containing linen and twenty shillings in the coach that took her from Thornfield. Agonised in mind and now utterly destitute, she begged from house to house for food and work, but met with no success.
Eventually, after days and nights of wandering, Jane coJlaipsed from hunger and exposure outside Marsh End, t'he home of one St. John Rivers and his sistters Diana and Mary. On being questioned by the family she gave her naime as Jane Elliott. Worn out and exhausted, she was given nourishment and put to bed.


Unknown: Barbara Couper
Produced By: Howard Rose
Jane Eyre: Belle Chrystall
Diana Rivers: Elizabeth London
Mary Rivers: Monica Grey
St John Rivers: James McKechnrie
Hannah: Eileen Thorndike
Rosamund Oliver: Denise Bryer


Talk by Dugald Fraser
The speaker is resident engineer of the Gaur Hydro-Electric project in the heart of Scotland, among the Perthshire hills. At thirty-two he is probably one of the youngest civil engineers in th; country to have such a responsibility. He and his job symbolise the Scotland of th- future when the work of the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board will have taken power to the glens.
This is the seventh of a group of talks by representatives of ' the Queen's generation.'


Talk By: Dugald Fraser


by Harry Collier , Ph.D. with Duncan Carse and Laidman Browne , Denys Blakelock
Ian Catford , Peter Claughton
Patience Collier, Michael Coliins Jessamay Gibb , Malcolm Hayes
Betty Linton. Alec Mango
Duncan Mclntyre, Macdonald Parke
Kerth Pyott, Robert Rietty
Rolf Schreaber, Patrick Troughton
Produced by Eileen Hots
Curare is the poison that Indians of rhe South American jungle smear on the tips of their arrows. Its special properties enable the primitive tribesman to bring down his quarry in the chase or to kill his enemy. Today - after four hundred years of exploration and experiment —curare has been brought under control, enabling doctors to use it for healing, and chemists to use it as a model for making new drugs with wider applications.


Unknown: Harry Collier
Unknown: Duncan Carse
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Ian Catford
Unknown: Peter Claugihtcn
Unknown: Michael Coliin6
Unknown: Jessamay Gibb
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Produced By: Eileen Hots


' The fruit of the Spirit is meekness '
St. John 13, vv. 2-17
Blee.t are the pure in heart (BBC
Hymn Book 318)
PhJlippians 2, vv. 5-7

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