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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from ' A Serious Call by William Law
Read by Gerik Schjelderup

Contributors

Unknown: William Law
Read By: Gerik Schjelderup

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Donald Sturtivant )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: ORGAN RECITAL

by William Hardwick
From the Manchester College of Technology

Contributors

Unknown: William Hardwick

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: SERVICE OF HOLY COMMUNION

From the Methodist Mission, Albert Hall , Nottingham. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. K. L. Waights
Introduction
Jesus we thus obey (M.H.B. 761) Collect
Commandments of the Lord Jesus
Nicene Creed
Prayers:
For the Church Militant Confession Absolution
Sentences and Proper Preface
In memory of the Saviour's love
(M.H.B. 762)
Address
Prayer of Humble Access The Communion
The Lord's Prayer
Prayer of Thanksgiving The Gloria
The Blessings
Organist, L. Gordon Thorp

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Rev. K. L. Waights
Organist: L. Gordon Thorp

: PORTRAIT SKETCH

Harry Pidgeon by Tom Iremonger, M.P.
When he was a small boy the speaker met and hero-worshipped Harry Pidgeon, who sailed round the world singk handed.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Pidgeon
Unknown: Tom Iremonger, M.P.

: Trevor Harvey introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Overture, Portsmouth Point (Walton):
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Sir William Walton
Horn Concerto (Richard Stiauss ):
Dennis Brain (horn) with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Alceo Galliera
Symphonic Suite. Scheherazade
(Rimsky-Korsakov) : Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Issay Dobrowen

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir William Walton
Unknown: Richard Stiauss
Horn: Dennis Brain
Conducted By: Alceo Galliera
Conducted By: Issay Dobrowen

: TALKING ABOUT THE PROMS

7-Sir Adrian Boult
A series of talks given bv the conductors of the Promenade Concerts
Next vieek:
Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt .

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt

: THE CRITICS

At the Edinburgh Festival
Conducted by Dilys Powell
Book: C. V . Wedgwood
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Paul Dehn
Theatre: Harold Hobson
Radio: Peter de Francia

Contributors

Conducted By: Dilys Powell
Unknown: C. V Wedgwood
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: Peter de Francia

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: BIRDS IN BRITAIN

This photograph of a heron was taken by Eric Masking , who also takes part in the programme
A magazine programme edited and introduced by James Fisher
In this general edition, Eric Hosking discusses his season's work as a bird photographer; Frank Lowe talks about the heron; Kenneth Richmond describes his bird - watching experiences on an Atlantic liner; and Bruce Campbell makes some suggestions for bird-watching during the autumn
Produced by Desmond Hawkins

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Masking
Introduced By: James Fisher
Produced By: Desmond Hawkins

: MARCHING AND WALTZING

The marches played by the Band of H.M. Royal Marines
(Portsmouth)
Conducted by Captain K. A. McLean ,
Director of Music
The waltzes played by Hugh James and his Orchestra
Programme introduced by Lionel Marson

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain K. A. McLean
Played By: Hugh James
Introduced By: Lionel Marson

: POEMS FROM THE NORTH

An anthology of poems about people and places by poets born in the North of England
Introduced by Kenneth Severs

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Severs

: Chamber Orchestral Concert

Frederick Riddle (viola)
Renata Scheffel-Stein (harp)
Harvey Phillips String Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Bean)
Conductor, Harvey Phillips
The eighteenth-century English composer John Stanley , who was blind from the age of two, was recognised by his contemporaries (including Handel) as one of the outstanding musicians of his age. The Concerto to be played this afternoon is from a set of six which were published in 1742 and have been edited by Gerald Finzi; it is in five movements.
Kenneth Leighton, who was born in 1929, has won Royal Philharmonic Society prizes for his Piano Concerto and Scherzo for Orchestra; in 1951 he was awarded the Mendelssohn Scholarship, which enabled him to study in Rome with Petrassi. This Concerto was written the following year and is in three movements: Prelude, Nocturne, and Finale (Allegro molto).
(Deryck Cooke)

Contributors

Viola: Frederick Riddle
Harp: Renata Scheffel-Stein
Harp: Harvey Phillips
Leader: Hugh Bean
Conductor: Harvey Phillips
Unknown: John Stanley
Edited By: Gerald Finzi
Unknown: Kenneth Leighton
Unknown: Deryck Cooke

: ' ROMEO AND JULIET'

Philip Hope-Wallace presents scenes from Gounod's opera on gramophone records with Janine Micheau (soprano) as Juliet Raoul Jobin (tenor) as Romeo Heinz Rehfuss (baritone) as Friar Lawrence
Charles Cambon (bass) as Capulet and the Chorus and Orchestra of Le Theatre National de L'Opera,
Paris
Conducted by Alberto Erede

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace
Soprano: Janine Micheau
Tenor: Juliet Raoul Jobin
Baritone: Romeo Heinz Rehfuss
Unknown: Friar Lawrence
Bass: Charles Cambon
Conducted By: Alberto Erede

: TALKING OF BOOKS

Tom Hopkinson
This week he talks about Franz Kafka , whose book of short stories, ' Wedding Preparations,' has just been published.

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Hopkinson
Unknown: Franz Kafka

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Men of the Promise *
A third series of Bible plays
Written and produced by J. Stanley Pritchard
Retelling the story of the Old Testament
7 — ' The Lord's Anointed '
5.25 Children's Service
From the Chapel of Father Hudson's Homes, Coleshill, Warwickshire. Conducted by Father Agnellus Andrew , O.F.M.
Hear thy children, gentle Jesus
(W.H. 177)
Talk: Coming back from the holidays Prayers
Lord for tomorrow and its needs
(W.H. 190)
Talk: A pilot who found his way Prayers
Hail, thou star of ocean (W.H. 102) Blessing
Organist, Sister Marie Leo

Contributors

Produced By: J. Stanley Pritchard
Conducted By: Father Agnellus Andrew
Unknown: Marie Leo
Samuel: Bryden Murdoch
Eleazer: Joseph MacLeod
Saul: Tom Fleming
A servant: John McColl
David: Bryden Murdoch

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: PREMIER VERSUS PARTIES

The Political Tug-of-War in France
Talk by William Pickles
M. Mendes -France was made Prime Minister of France on June 17 on the strength of a promise of early and decisive action on four questions: the conflict in Indo-China, the North African situation, France's economic position, and the European Defence Community. His first steps on each of these problems aroused both great enthusiasm and strong opposition. What is his position now, and what effect has he had on the French political scene?

Contributors

Talk By: William Pickles
Talk By: M. Mendes

: HOME AT SIX-THIRTY

Music in the lighter mood played by the London Light Concert Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum )
Conducted by Guy Daines with Thomas Round (tenor)

Contributors

Leader: David McCallum
Conducted By: Guy Daines
Tenor: Thomas Round

: SONG RECITAL

Elisabeth SchWarzkopf (soprano) with Gerald Moore (piano) Folk songs: Maria auf dpm Berge; O du liebs
Angeli: 's Schatzli; 's Lauterba.'h

Contributors

Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Gerald Moore

: 'CHRIST— THE HOPE OF THE WORLD'

This was the main theme of the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches, held at
Evanston, U.S.A.
The Conference, which ended last week, was attended by leaders and delegates from nearly all the churches in every part of the world.
The Rev. E. H. Robertson introduces recordings of the work and worship of the Conference. and conducts a short Service of Prayer

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. E. H. Robertson

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of The Nurses' Memorial to King Edward VII by Miss G. Ceris Jones , member of the Committee of Management
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Miss G. Ceris Jones , Nurses' Memorial to [address removed]
The Nurses' Memorial to King Edward VII is a voluntary organisation founded in 1912 with the object of providing and maintaining a residential home or homes for retired nurses. The first, which opened in London in 1914, was maintained successfully until 1950 when it became necessary to find other accommodation and the residents were transferred to a larger house in Surrey.
The cost of reconstructing and adapting this house for elderly people has been heavy. The accommodation has been extended to provide quarters for thirty retired nurses, many of whom are without sufficient means to support themselves. Funds are urgently required to enable the organisation to carry on its work.

Contributors

Unknown: King Edward Vii
Unknown: Miss G. Ceris Jones
Unknown: Miss G. Ceris Jones

: Donald Wolfit in Martin Chuzzlewit

by Charles Dickens
Adapted and produced in twelve episodes by Charles Lefeaux
4 — 'Hail Columbia'
Cast in order of speaking:
While entertaining Mr. Pecksniff and his daughters, Charity and Mercy, to dinner in London, Anthony Chuzzlewit hints at the possibility of his son Jonas marrying one of them. The next day the Pecksniffs become acquainted with Tom Pinch 's sister, Ruth, and attend a farewell party at Mrs. Todgers's boarding house. John Westlock takes advantage of Mr. Pecksniff's absence to visit Tom and meets Martin.
On his return Pecksniff obeys old
Chuzzlewit's instruction and orders Martin to leave the house. The young man sets out for London, after impetuously deciding to go to America.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Anthony Chuzzlewit
Unknown: Tom Pinch
Unknown: John Westlock
Narrator: Gordon Davies
Martin Chuzzlewit: David Peel
Mark Tapley: Charles Leno
Mary Graham: Shirley Cooklin
Mr Bevan: Stanley Maxted
General Cyrus Choke: Cyril Shaps
Zephaniah Scadder: John Gabriel
Anthony Chuzzlewit: John Ruddock
Jonas Chuzzlewit: Russell Napier
Chuffey: Cyril Shaps
Mr Pecksniff: Donald Wolfit

: NEWS

: FREEDOM IS NOT SO SIMPLE

Talk by Dr. Nathaniel Micklem ' sometime Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford
Dr. Micklem explains how a lifetime's experience has obliged him to reconsider the traditional attitudes to liberty on which he was brought up and the classical arguments on which they were based.
See page 3

Contributors

Talk By: Dr. Nathaniel Micklem

: FAIR ISLE BIRD OBSERVATORY

A visit to the 'Island of Sheep ' rocky, windswept home of sea-birds and resting-place for migrants off the extreme north coast of Scotland midway between Orkney and Shetland
George Waterston, Laird of the Isle, reveals the story behind his purchase of the island and the setting-up of the Bird Observatory Trust
Kenneth Williamson. Director of the Observatory, describes the practical work done in laboratory and field. He tells of the flight records of the migrants, the trapping, identification, and ringing of the birds, and life in the hostel attached to the Observatory Programme compiled and introduced by Gavin Catto
Production by Elizabeth Adair

Contributors

Introduced By: Gavin Catto
Production By: Elizabeth Adair

: FRANK BRIDGE

Quintet for piano and strings played by The Martin String Quartet:
David Martin (violin)
Marjorie Lavers (violin)
Eileen Grainger (viola)
Bernard Richards (cello) with Iris Loveridge (piano)

Contributors

Violin: David Martin
Violin: Marjorie Lavers
Viola: Eileen Grainger
Cello: Bernard Richards
Piano: Iris Loveridge

: THE EPILOGUE

' Our Father in Heaven '
Psalm 96 (Broadcast Psalter) Revelation 4
Father most holy. merciful and loving
(BBC Hymn Book 167)
Isaiah 67, v. 16

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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