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A reading for Sunday morning from
' The Laws of Christ for Common Life ' by R. W. Dale
Read by Norman Tyrrell


Read By: Norman Tyrrell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Donald Sturtivant )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser


Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
W. H. Young gives further information on late rooting chrysanthemums John Sambrook reviews some recently published gardening books
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: W. H. Young
Unknown: John Sambrook
Unknown: Fred Streeter


The Beginning and the End of Man
The last of a series of three services from Doncaster Parish
Church. Conducted by the Vicar,Canon H. G. G. Herklots
3 — ' The Re-making of Man '
Praise to the holiest in the height (A. and M. 172)
Reading: 1 Corinthians 13 Benedictus
When I survey the wondrous Cross
(A. and M. 108)
(Continued in next column)
General Thanksgiving Intercessions
Anthem: 0 Saviour of the world
Organist, Owen Le P. Franklin


Unknown: Canon H. G. G. Herklots
Organist: Owen Le P. Franklin


Bartle Massey from ' Adam Bede ' by George Eliot
Read by Carleton Hobbs
Script by Terry Gompertz


Unknown: Bartle Massey
Unknown: Adam Bede
Unknown: George Eliot
Read By: Carleton Hobbs
Script By: Terry Gompertz

: Alec Robertson introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 (Bach)
Spanish songs sung by Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
Rustic Wedding Symphony (Gold-mark)


Sung By: Victoria de Los Angeles


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
'Musical Profile : Moiseiwitsch (born Feb. 22, 1890),' by Harold Rutland
' The Symphonies of Vaughan Wil liams the second of two talks by Scott Goddard
' The Rebec ' by Cecile Dolmetsch
' Honegger's Dramatic Music' by Edward Lockspeiser


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Harold Rutland
Unknown: Vaughan Wil
Unknown: Scott Goddard
Unknown: Cecile Dolmetsch
Music By: Edward Lockspeiser


This week in the Home Service

: The Weather

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

: Ralph Wightman in ' RURAL RIDES'

(Six fortnightly programmes)
4-Royston-Ca"ton-Huntingdon Stilton-St. Ives-Ely-Cambridge
' About four miles, I think it is, from Royston, you come to the estate of Lord Hardwicke. You see the house at the end of an avenue about two miles long, which, however, wants the main thing, namelv, fine and lofty trees.'
William Cobbett : ' Rural Rides'
Ralph Wightman visits the same places and talks to the same kind of people that Cobbett met during the years 1821 to 1830
Extracts from ' Rural Rides ' read by John Sharp
Edited by Eric Ewens
Produced by David Thomson


Unknown: William Cobbett
Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Read By: John Sharp
Edited By: Eric Ewens
Produced By: David Thomson


The closing scene of Wagner's opera
(sung in German) on gramophone records
Cast in order of singing:
Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler


Conducted By: Wilhelm Furtwangler
A shepherd (tenor): Rudolf Schock
Kurwenal (baritone): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
A steersman (baritone): Rhoderick Davies
Brangane (mezzo-soprano): Blanche Thebom
Melot (tenor): Edgar Evans
Mark, King of Cornwall (bass): Josef Greindl
Isolda (soprano): Kirsten Flagstad


Conducted by Paul Dehn
Radio: Rose Macaulay Book: John Lambert
Art: Denis Mathews
Film: George Campbell Dixon Theatre: T. C. Worsley


Conducted By: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Rose MacAulay
Unknown: John Lambert
Unknown: Denis Mathews
Unknown: George Campbell Dixon
Unknown: T. C. Worsley


An occasional series of broadcast interviews dealing with some of our popular misconceptions about foreign peoples
John Betjeman interviews a Turk: Dr. Fahir Iz
Later programmes will include interviews with a Chinese, a Dutchman, and an Italian.


Unknown: John Betjeman


Part 2
A celebrity concert given in association with Harold Holt , Ltd.


Unknown: Harold Holt


Arthur Calder Marshall
This week he talks about ' Tibetan Marches by Andre Migot , translated by Peter Fleming ; ' South from Naples ' by Roger Peyrefitte ; and ' Sahara Challenge' by Richard St. Barbe Baker.


Unknown: Arthur Calder Marshall
Unknown: Andre Migot
Translated By: Peter Fleming
Unknown: Roger Peyrefitte
Unknown: Richard St.
Unknown: Barbe Baker.


'A Pen (or Pencil), a Postcard and a Twopenny Stamp'
A reminder about Request Week Voting, which starts this week
5.3 For Younger Listeners
' The Tree Who Wanted to Sing ': a story by Rosemary Pinsent , told by Eve
For Children of Most Ages
* The Story of Kensington Palace'
A play by Jonquil Antony
Produced by Eve Burgess
(Richard Goolden is appearing in ' Time Remembered ' at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)


Story By: Rosemary Pinsent
Play By: Jonquil Antony
Produced By: Eve Burgess
Produced By: Richard Goolden
Sir Christopher Wren: Owen Berry
A Dutch gentleman: Francis de Wolff
William of Orange: Ian Sadler
Queen Mary: Marmot van Der Burgh
Landscape gardeners: Mr Wise: Peter Claughton
Landscape gardeners: Mr London: Richard Goolden
Queen Anne: Mary O'Farrell
Gardeners at the Palace: Mathew: Peter Claughton
Gardeners at the Palace: Young Mathew: Richard Goolden
King George of Hanover: Francis de Wolff
Queen Caroline: Margot van Der Burgh
Lord Hervey: Lan Sadler
Ducheøs of Kent: Mary O'Farrell
Princess Victoria: Ann Totten
Narrator: Cecil Bellamy


The National Savings Movement by Lord Mackintosh of Halifax
The chairman of the National Savings Movement speaks about the national drive for two million new savers.

: The Weather

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


Music by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras with Denis Dowling (baritone)


Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Baritone: Denis Dowling


A London Symphony
(1919) played by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Norris Stanley )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Second concert in the series
March 20: A Pastoral Symphony


Leader: Norris Stanley
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz


from Bethesda Baptist Church, Ipswich, conducted by the Rev. George E. J.Bird
' The Everlasting Gospel'
Come, let us join our cheerful songs
(Rev. B.C.H. 23)
Souls of men! why will ye scatter?
(Rev. B.C.H. 206)
Bible Reading: Psalm 103. w. 8-12;
St. John 6, vv. 35-40
Come and rejoice with me! (Rev.
B.C.H. 230)
Just as I am-without one plea (Rev.
B.C.H. 232)
Choirmaster. Hubert J. Miller
Organist, Ernest J. Pulham


Unknown: George E. J.Bird
Choirmaster: Hubert J. Miller
Organist: Ernest J. Pulham


Appeal on behalf of the National Library for the Blind by Gladys Young O.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The National Library for the Blind is a free lending-library serving many thousands of blind readers of all ages. Books and music in Braille and Moon types are circulated to individual readers and to libraries, schools, and institutions throughout Great Britain and abroad.
The National Library for the Blind stocks books in every class of literature and funds are urgently needed to enable it to maintain and develop its services.


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

: D. A. Clarke-Smith and Andrew Faulds in 'FERDINAND LOPEZ'

Adapted as a serial intwelveepisodes by H. Oldfield Box from Anthony Trollope 's novel
' The Prime Minister '
Episode Eight
Characters in order of speaking:
Narrator, Noel Iliff
Produced by David H. Godfrey
Lopez has succeeded in persuading old Mr. Wharton that his attempted attack on Arthur Fletcher had been intended for Emily's sake. Mr. Wharton has asked Lopez to act as mediator between himself and Everett; in this capacity Lopez has become quite intimate with his father-in-law. But here too Lopez is playing a double game. For his own ends he is actually working to increase the division between father and son, while pretending to do all in his power to end it.
With Emily, however, he is not getting everything his own way. Emily has refused to accede to his request that she will never see or speak to Arthur Fletcher again, and Lopez, beside himself with fury, is punishing her by almost ignoring her.


Unknown: H. Oldfield Box
Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Narrator: Noel Iliff
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Unknown: Arthur Fletcher
Unknown: Arthur Fletcher
Ferdinand Lopez: Andrew Faulds
Emily: Elizabeth London
Mr Abel Wharton, Q c: D. A Clarke-Smith
Duke of Omnium: Laidman Browne
Duchess of Omnium: Catherine Salkeld
Warburton: Geoffrey Matthews
Sextus Parker: Jeffrey Segal


by Max Beerbohm
These recollections of H. B. Irving were recorded by Sir Max Beerbohm in Rapallo last October.


Unknown: Max Beerbohm
Unknown: H. B. Irving
Unknown: Sir Max Beerbohm


Andante in F
Sonata in C minor, Op. Ill played by Edith Vogel (piano)


Piano: Edith Vogel


by his friends
Programme edited and narrated by Henry Reed in which the following speakers contribute their memories
Lady Cynthia Asquith
Dorothy Allhusen , Gertrude Bugler
Walter de la Mare , c.H.
St. John Ervine. Robert Graves
Clive Holland. E. H. Mann
J. Middleton Murry , May O'Rourke
Lady Pinnev. R. A Scott-James Maj.-Gen. Sir Harry Marriott Smith. C.B.E., D.S.O.
Leonard Woolf


Unknown: Henry Reed
Unknown: Lady Cynthia Asquith
Unknown: Dorothy Allhusen
Unknown: Gertrude Bugler
Unknown: Walter de la Mare
Unknown: John Ervine.
Unknown: Robert Graves
Unknown: Clive Holland.
Unknown: E. H. Mann
Unknown: J. Middleton Murry
Unknown: May O'Rourke
Unknown: Lady Pinnev. R. A Scott-James
Unknown: Sir Harry Marriott Smith. C.B.E., D.S.O.
Unknown: Leonard Woolf


' A New Commandment'
Psalm 15 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 John 4, vv. 7-21
Beloved, let us love (BBC Hymn Book
St. John 13, w. 34-35

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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