A reading from Thomas a Kempis's
' The Imitation of Christ '
Translated by Leo Sherley-Price
Read by Arthur Bush
and forecast for farmers and shipping
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
by Douglas Hopkins
From Canterbury Cathedral
His decisions and theirs
Services for Lent
Morning Service from AU Souls, Langham Place, London, conducted by the Rector, the Rev.J. R. W Stott ' He endured the Cross '-Alone
My song is love unknown (A. and M.
Confession and Absolution
Versicles and Responses Psalm 22, vv. 1-19
Lesson: St. John 12, vv. 20-33
Creed and Collects
There is a green hill (A. and M. Rev.
Jesus meek and lowlv (A. and M.
When I survey (A. and M. Rev. 108)
Organist, James Lockhart
Rev.J. R. W
A series of six talks
2-Saladin by Steven Runciman -
If mention of the Crusades calls to mind the Seven Champions of Christendom, what about the champions of Islam? Mr. Runciman introduces the most famous of them, Saiadin, as ' someone whom in modern speech we would call a gentleman.'
A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Schubert's Early Symphonies,' by Mosco Carner
' The Passion Oratorio,' by Frank Howes
According to St. Matthew
(violin) on gramophone records
Le Syndicat d'Initiative
A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
Script by Emile Harven and M. J. MacDonald
Peter and Helen Lamb are spending some days in La Conche, a small Mediterranean port. They go to the Syndicat d'Initiative to get information about the sights of the town an accommodation.
Le plan de la ville, street-map; presenter, to introduce; la tour romaine, the Roman tower; a vaut la peine, it's worth it; louer des chambres, to let rooms; un hôtel meuble, hotel providing lodging but not board; a bon marche, cheap; s'exprimer, to express oneself; mes amis vous sont tres reconnaissants, my friends are very grateful to you; combien est-ce que je vous dois? how much do I owe you?; une chambre qui donne sur le port, a room overlooking the harbour; a part cela, apart from that; grâce a vous, thanks to you.
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Last Thursday Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh completed their visit to Australia and are now on their way to Ceylon in the Gothic
This programme gives a report on the Royal departure from Fremantle and looks back through the eyes of Wynford Vaughan Thomas Audrey Russell , and Godfrey Talbot at some of the places visited and some of the happenings during the Tour in Australia
A General Number from the Midlands
Introduced by Phil Drabble with music arranged by Francis Collinson and played by the Albert Webb Quintet
Singer, Robert Irwin
Produced by Philip Donnellan
A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
F. W. Allerton discusses chrysanthemums for garden display
Joe Brayshaw puts the amateur point of view.
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work
According to St. Matthew
Ernest Bradbury writes on page 6
This week he talks about ' The Face of Violence,' by Bronowski, The Age of Suspicion,' by James A. Wechsler , and ' Fahrenheit 451,' by Ray Bradbury.
' Men of the Promise '
A third series of Bible plays retelling the story of the Old Testament written and produced by J. Stanley Pritchard
4—' The Royal Law'
5.25 The Pilgrim Way
A children's service from Park
End Presbyterian Church, Cardiff; conducted by the Rev. Geraint Nanitlais Williams
There is a green hill (C.H. 105) Reading: St. Luke 9. vv. 57-62 The King of Love (C.H. 438)
Reading: Hebrews 11, vv. 1-10
The world looks very beautiful (C.H.
The Lord's Prayer Sermon
Who would true valour see (C.H.
Organist, Margaret Jones
The Sunday School Choir
Conducted by Gwyweth Jones
Rev. Geraint Nanitlais
Preparing the Budget
Gordon Cummings describes the steps by which the Budget is gradually assembled during the fiscal year
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
Talk by Pierre Emmanuel
The speaker, who was head of the English Service in the Rauiodiffusion et Tiievision Franchises, Is known in France more particularly through his essays and as a poet. He describes the original conception of the mission of the Worker Priests, the life t'hey led, and, arising out of This, the issues that underlay the Church's decision to change their status-a decision that has caused widespread discussion in France.
Nancy Thomas (contralto)
Thomas Round (tenor)
Norman Wooland (reader)
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Verse selected by Aubrey Danvers-Walker
Produced bv Stanton Jefferies and Walter Todds
played by Helen Pyke and Maurice Cole
A Service for Passion Sunday from Darlington Street Methodist Church, Wolverhampton, conducted by the Rev. Leslie Davi son, Chairman of the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury District of the Methodist Church
Opening devotions led by the Rev Howard A. G. Belben , Superintendent Minister of the Darlington Street Circuit
See, Jesu. thy disciples see (M.H.B.
Lesson: Letter to Philippi, Chapter 2
(from the translation by J. B. Phillips )
Never further than thy Cross (M.H B.
Address: ' The Place of Sacrifice '
When my love to Christ grows weak
Address: ' God's Use of Sacrifice ' We sing the praise of him who died
Organist. Horace Turner
Rev Howard A. G.
Appeal on behalf of the Hungerford Hostel by the Rev. Donald 0. Soper, Ph.D., President of the Methodist Conference
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Hungerford Hostel, situated in the Lambeth area of London, has now entered ita fourteenth year of caring for both men and women who have sought refuge there because they are lonely or unwanted, feeble or disp:Ti-tcd, or because circumstances have driven them almost to despair. Many of fhem cannot fit into the normal set-up of life. At the Hungerford an opportunity, is given, first of all to find security; then gradually, with friendly care and understanding, many are rehabilitated and able again to take up the norma] thread's of life. Tho,e who stay at the Hungerford pay what th<y can afford, and in some cases help is given by the National Assistance Board, but there remains approximately £ 3,500 a year to be raised from voluntary sources.
by George Eliot
Dramatised as a serial in twelve parts by Howard Agg
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham
5-' Cold Counsel'
Cast in order of speaking:
Music arranged and conducted by Mark Lubbock
Tom has now had his first meeting with his fellow pupil, Philip Wakem , the lawyer's son. Philip, a little older than Tom, suffers from a slight deformity due to an accident in childhood. He isa sensitive, cultured lad; but, while Tom is ready to be friendly, he cannot forget that Philip's father has got the better of Mr. Tulliver in kgal disputes. Magg:e however welcomes Philip as a friend.
Meanwhile Lawyer Gore warns Tulliver that he may lose his case against Pivart and Wakem Gore is right and Tulliver loses. On his way home from court he is taken ill, falls from his horse and is carried home unconscious. Tom forbids Maggie ever to speak to Philip again.
A progress report on the fifth. anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
P.C., G.C.B., C.H., D.S.O., D.L.
Secretary-General, NATO and Vice-Chaiirtman,
North Atlantic Council
Mr. Halivard M. Lange
Norwegian Foreign Minuster
General Alfred M. Gruenther
Supreme Allied Conmarder, Europe
General Lauris Nor&tad
Air Deputy to the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe
Matthew Halton : The supply lines of the North Atlantic Allies-from the Atlantic coast to a Canadian Fighter Station in Germany
Rene Cutforth: The Norwegian Front and the Northern Command (Oslo)
Maurice Brown : Allied Minesweepers in the North Sea (Channel Command) Alan Burgess : Wi.th the Allied Second Tactical Air Force and the 1st U.S. Infantry Division in Germany
Euan Butler: French and German attitudes to the European Defence Community and the rearmament of Western Germany
David Woodward : The Allied Navies in the Mediterranean
General Editor, David Woodward
Narrator, Edward. Ward
Producer, Laurence Gilliam
Variations on an Original Theme
(Enigma) played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Basil Cameron
' The Way of the Cross '
Deus Altissimus (from the Prayer of Manassee)
Colossians 1, vv 9-23
The royal banners forward go (BBC
Hymn Book 91)
1 Corinthians 1, vv. 23-25