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A reading for Sunday morning from Mencius translated from the Chinese by L. A. Lyall
Read by Alan Wheatley


Unknown: L. A. Lyall
Read By: Alan Wheatley

: General Weather Forecast

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The Leighton Lucas Orchestra
Conductor, Leighiton Lucas with Hugo D'Aliton (mandolin)


Unknown: Leighton Lucas
Conductor: Leighiton Lucas
Unknown: Hugo D'Aliton


From lona Abbey
Conducted by the Rev. George F. MacLeod , M.C., D.D.
Metrical Psalm 23: The Lord's my
Shepherd (Tune, Crimond)
Call to Prayer; Prayers
C.H. 24: Lord of all being
Lesson: St. Matthew 7, vv. 1-7
Paraphrase 59. vv. 1-4: Behold what witnesses unsten (Tune, Wetherbyl
C.H. 25: The Lord is King Benediction


Unknown: Rev. George F. MacLeod , M.C., D.D.


Turkish Suite (Incidental music to
Voltaire's ' Zaire ') (J. Michael Haydn): Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Henry Swoboda
Arias (Adriana Lecouvreur ) (Citea): lo son l'umile anc.lla (Act 1): Licia Albanese (soprano) with orchestra conducted by Dano Olivieri ; L'anima ho stanca (Act 2): Stefano Islandi (tenor) with the Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra, conducted by Svend Christian Felumb
Fiflne at the Fair (Bantock): Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. Bt. on gramophone records


Conducted By: Henry Swoboda
Unknown: Adriana Lecouvreur
Soprano: Licia Albanese
Conducted By: Dano Olivieri
Tenor: Stefano Islandi
Conducted By: Svend Christian Felumb
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham.


A series of bailiks by Sir Hugh R.D.I. , F.R.I.B.A., and Colin Maclnnes
5-Lydiard Park by Sir Hugh Oasson
Lydiard Park, in Wiltshire, is a medieval house reconstructed in Georgian style in the 1740s. Unoccupied for some time, it is now to be developed as a cultural centre by Swindon Corporation.


Unknown: Sir Hugh R.D.I. , F.R.I.B.A.,
Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Sir Hugh Oasson


Edinburgh Festival Edition
Edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Herbert Wiseman
Festival personalities and forthcoming musical events, together with reports by critics


Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Herbert Wiseman


Conducted by Eric Newton
Films: Roger Manvell
Theatre: lain HamiHon
Radio: David Cleghorn Thomson Books: Elspeth Huxley Art: Basil Taylor


Conducted By: Eric Newton
Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: Lain Hamihon
Unknown: David Cleghorn Thomson
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Basil Taylor

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Coquetdale, Northumberland
Introduced by Philip Robinson
Music by Willie Walker and h'is Quintet
Songs by William Robinson Produced by. Ray Lakeland
From the Anglers' Arms,
Weldon Bridge


Introduced By: Philip Robinson
Music By: Willie Walker
Songs By: William Robinson
Produced By: Ray Lakeland


Harold Rosenthal reviews, with gramophone records, the activities of opera singers during recent seasons


Unknown: Harold Rosenthal


directed by Sidney Crooke
Jan Rosol (songs with guitar)


Directed By: Sidney Crooke
Directed By: Jan Rosol

: Edinburgh International Festival

From the. Usher Hall, Edinburgh


by Jane Austen
Adapted for broadcasting as a serial in three parts by Thea Holme
Production by Raymond Raikes
Characters in PART THREE
Of Fullerton in Wiltshire
Of Putney in Surrey
Of Northanger Abbey in Gloucestershire
The unwelcome attentions of John Thorpe are the cause of some uneasiness to Catherine Morland. She is amazed to learn that her brother James has become engaged to Isabella Thorpe. The Tilneys are leaving for home in a few days, and to Catherine's delight General Tilney invites her to return with them to Northanger Abbey. Envious of her friend's good fortune, Isabella admits her disappointment in James's prospects and offends Catherine by suggesting that Mr. Morland might have made him a more generous allowance. Catherine is further disconcerted by witnessing the intimate manner of Captain Tilney 'Henry's elder brother) to Isabella, who obviously enjoys his attentions.
Catherine and the Tilneys leave for
Gloucestershire. During the drive, Henry paints a hair-raising picture of tne horrors she may expect to encounter during her first night at an ancient abbey.


Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Thea Holme
Production By: Raymond Raikes
The Rev Richard Morland: Edward Lexy
Mrs Morland: Louise Hampton
Catherine Morland: Sarah Leigh
Mrs Allen: Barbara Everest
Isabella Thorpe: Brenda Bruce
General Tilney: James Dale
Eleanor Tilney: Hermione Hannen
The Rev Henry Tilney: Peter Coke
Maid at Northanger Abbey: Molly Lawson
William, a manservant, Northanger Abbey: Garard Green
The voice of Jane Austen: Thea Holme


in a programme drawn from its repertoire
Ruth Packer (soprano)
George Chitty (tenor)
Arthur Wallington (baritone)
The Carl Rosa Opera Chorus
(Chorus-Master, John Bell )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Arthur Hammond
(Continued in next column)
It is good news that the Carl Rosa Opera Company, which had to abandon its provincial tour last aucumn, is now to resume its activities. A Carl Rosa Trust has been set u,p to administer the subsidy the Arts Council has made available for the current year. The Chairman of the Trust is Sir Reginald Thatcher, Principal of rhe Royal Academy of Music, and among the ten members are Mr. Norman Tucker (Director of Sadler's Wells Theatre), Mr. Donald Wolfit, and Mrs. Annette Phillips, widow of Mr. H. B. Phillips, director of the Company for twenty-five years. Mrs. Phillips who has done sterling work for the Company, will continue to act as Artistic Director.
The Carl Rosa Opera Company was founded in 1875 in order to produce opera in English; and besides presenting the most pcpular operas of the day (many of them for the first time in this country) it brought forward a number of works by British composers. This afternoon' ptogramme is made up of excerpts from the Company's repertoire during its forthcoming tour, which begins at Nottingham on September 7. Among the other towns to be visited are Peterborough, Sheffield, Blackpool, Belfast, Southport, Bradford, and Birmingham. Harold Rutland


Soprano: Ruth Packer
Tenor: George Chitty
Baritone: Arthur Wallington
Unknown: Carl Rosa
Chorus-Master: John Bell
Leader: John Sharpe
Conducted By: Arthur Hammond


John Raymond
This week he talks about The While Knight ': a study of C. L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll ) by Alexander L. Taylor ; and ' The Wake of the Bounty ': a piece of literary detection by C. S. Wilkinson.


Unknown: John Raymond
Unknown: C. L. Dodgson
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Alexander L. Taylor
Unknown: C. S. Wilkinson.


' Apostle of England'
The story of St. Aidan by the Rev. R. T. Brooks
Incidental music played and sung by Mary Rowland
Produced by Herbert Smith


Unknown: Rev. R. T. Brooks
Sung By: Mary Rowland
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Narrator: George Hagan
Corman: John Broadbent
Seghine: Norman Partriege
St Aidan: Harold Wightman
Diuma: Geoffrey Banks
Cadallon: Fred Fairclough
First Noble: Geoffrey Wheeler
Second Noble: Norman Somers
Oswald: Peter Kennaby
Cedd: Alan Rothwell
Chad: Robert Trueman
Cerdic: Tom Harrison
Oswin: Randal Herley

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by Gerard Fay
Rapidly as Canada is progressing economically, she remains remarkably unchanged politically, the Liberal Party, which won the recent General Election, having ruled Canada without a break since 1935. Mr. Fay considers some of the problems arising from Canada's federal form of government.


Unknown: Gerard Fay


Virtuosi di Roma
Conductor, Renato Fasano


Conductor: Renato Fasano


Ludwig Koch introduces recordings of sounds made by some sea birds of this group


Introduces: Ludwig Koch


from St. Mary's Parish Church, Holy Island, Northumberland. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Harold Broome
Versicles and Responses Psalm 150
First Lesson: Ecclesiasticus 45, vv.
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 19, vv.
Nunc dimittis Creed
Lesser Litany Collects
Bright the vision that delighted (A. and M. 161)
Eternal Father, strong to save (A. and M. 370)
Hymn of the Northern Church Blessing
Organist. Annabella Cromarty
Choirmaster, George Rowe


Unknown: Rev. Harold Broome
Organist: Annabella Cromarty
Choirmaster: George Rowe


Appeal on behalf of the Queen's Institute of District Nursing, by Gladys Young , O.B.E .
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Queen's Institute is the only national body organising district nurse training, and each year more than six hundred State
Registered Nurses are trained as Queen's Nurses. Other aspects of the Institute's work include the arranging of refresher courses, research into district nursing problems, administration of benevolent funds for sick and retired district nurses, and the arrangement of practical experience in district nursing for nurses from overseas.
Under the National Health Service Act the financial responsibility for providing and maintaining district nurses, formerly undertaken by the voluntary district nuTsing associations, was laid on the local health authorities, with whom the Institute works in close co-operation. It is still, however, an independent voluntary organisation.


Unknown: Gladys Young , O.B.E
Unknown: Miss Gladys Young


by Anthony Trollope
Adapted by H. Oldfield Box
Episode 2
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by Norman Wright
Phineas Finn, rhat handsome, pleasant, and brilliantly clever young Irishman, ha.s been elected unopposed to Parliament to represent the Irish borough of Loughshane—to the pride and joy of his adoring mother and sisters. But back in London, an insignificant back-bencher, he begins almost to regret his success. He has no other means but a small allowance from his father, Dr. Finn. And he has only just been called to the English Bar. He is strongly inclined to follow the advice of Mr. Low, his law tutor, to resign from Parliament and devote all his energies to establishing himself as a barrister.
Before making a final decision, he resolves to see his friend Lady Laura Standish, the daughter of the Earl of Brentford, who has always displayed rhe keenest interest in his political ambitions.


Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Adapted By: H. Oldfield Box
Produced By: Norman Wright
Narrator: Norman Claridge
Lady Laura: Janet Burnell
Phineas Finn: Allan McClelland
Kennedy: Cyril Shaps
Lord Chiltern: Andrew Faulds
Laurence Fitzgibbon: Robert Mooney
Violet Effingham: Elizabeth London



by Sir Ronald Storrs ,
K.C.M.G., C.B.E.
Sir Ronald Storrs speaks of the pleasure he finds in a number of things: in chess and touring; in music, 'the art of arts and in reading aloud.


Unknown: Sir Ronald Storrs
Unknown: Sir Ronald Storrs


Directed by Michael Spivakovsky with Wilfrid Parry (piano)


Directed By: Michael Spivakovsky
Piano: Wilfrid Parry


' Jesus said:
Seek ye first the kingdom of God '
Psalm 24 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 6. vv. 19-34
The Lord is King! Lift up thy voice
(BBC Hymn Book 26)
Psalm 16, vv. 8-9

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