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Two poems for Palm Sunday
Read by Simona Pakenham


Read By: Simona Pakenham

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


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


Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
R. L. C. Foottit gives some hints on growing freesias
(Continued in next column)
L. P. Smith discusses weather and soil conditions
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: R. L. C. Foottit
Unknown: L. P. Smith
Unknown: Fred Streeter


from St. Gabriel's Church, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. H. M. Connop Price
Preparation: Angel-voices, ever singing (A. and M 550)
Versicles and Responses Psalm 61
Lesson: Malachi 3, vv. 1-6 Te Deum
Lesson: St. Matthew 21, w. 1-13 Jubilate Deo
Lesser Litany; the Lord's Prayer;
Ride on. ride on in majesty! (A. and M. 99)
My God, I love thee (A. and M. 106) Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster.
F. W. Fleuret


Unknown: H. M. Connop
Choirmaster: F. W. Fleuret

: I CHOOSE....

-Hall Caine
Talk by Lionel Hale
In this series of six talks about popular novelists of the last seventy years, speakers have been asked to choose the author or authoress for whom they have a special affection.


Talk By: Lionel Hale

: Malcolm Macdonald introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Serenade for tenor, horn, and strings
Islamey (Balakirev) La Mer (Debussy)


A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
Malaise et Télégramme
Script by Emile Harven and M. J. MacDonald
Cast in order of speaking:
Helen Lamb has had a rather feverish night so Peter sends for a doctor, who comes to examine her in their room at the hotel.
Je me rendais a l'hôpital, I was going to the hospital; fiévreux, feverish; le pouls, pulse; son coeur battait, his, her, heart was beating; depuis quand vous sentez-vous indispose?, how long have you felt unwell?; la same, health; apresdemain, the day after tomorrow; eUe a besoin de repos, she needs rest; I'Abbayesur-Cher (note pronunciation); faites voir, show me; un endroit, a place; ca vous plaira, you will like it; épeler, to spell; espere vous rencontrer au retour, hope meet you on return; sinceres excuses, nncere apologies; je m'en occupe tout de suite, I'll see about it at once; les honoraires (d'un docteur), doctor's fee.


Script By: Emile Harven
Script By: M. J. MacDonald
Unknown: Helen Lamb
Peter Lamb: Richard Hurndall
Helen Lamb: Dorothy Smith
Docteur Sagehomme: Jacques Brunius
Maurice: Emile Harven
Hermes: Peter Carr-Forster


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Musical Profile: Pierre Monteux ' (born April 4, 1875). by Cecil Smith ' Handel's St. John Passion' by Winton Dean
' Beethoven's late String Quartets ' by Geoffrey Bush
' The Things They Teach. 6--Form' by Sidney Harrison


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Pierre Monteux
Unknown: Cecil Smith
Unknown: Winton Dean
Unknown: Geoffrey Bush
Unknown: Sidney Harrison


This week in the Home Service

: The Weather

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


1— Okehampton
The talk of the town from here and there
This is not a comprehensive portrait but a selection from several meetings, more or less by chance, with a few of the people of Okehampton.
The recordings used in this programme were all made recently in the town.
Produced by Brandon Acton-Bond


Produced By: Brandon Acton-Bond


Stephen Williams introduces gramophone records of operatic music you may have forgotten
6— Verdi's 'Ernani'


Introduces: Stephen Williams


Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Book: Margaret Lane Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Frank Tilsley


Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Frank Tilsley


Talk by Lady Southorn
Lady Southorn knew people in Denmark who were Andersen's close friends; and to mark yesterday's anniversary of his birthday she recalls some of the many talks she had with them about Andersen's life and work.


Talk By: Lady Southorn


Fourth of a series of concerts given by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz 3.46 Interval
During the interval
Frank Howes talks about the concert
Next concert in this series: Sunday, May I-Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 5, itt D


Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz
Talks: Frank Howes


Richard Usborne
This week Richard Usbome talks about 'Homer's Daughter' and The Greek Myths,' both by Robert Graves.


Unknown: Richard Usborne
Talks: Richard Usbome
Unknown: Robert Graves.


150th anniversary of the birth of Hans Christian Andersen
Impressions and recordings of the celebrations at Odense and Copenhagen. Presented by David
From the studios of Statsradiofonien,
Copenhagen. Denmark 5.25 Children's Service for Palm Sunday. Conducted by the Rev. Maldwyn Williams with boys and girls from the Cathays High Schools. Cardiff
Reading: Psalm 148, vv. 7-13 Hymn: Let all the world
Reading: St. Mark 11, vv. 1-9
Poem: The Donkey ' by G. K. Chesterton
Hymn: Ride on. ride on in majesty Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
Hymn: Lord Jesus hath a garden Address
Hymn: All glorv, laud and honour Blessing
Organist. Arwel Hughes


Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen
Unknown: Rev. Maldwyn Williams
Unknown: G. K. Chesterton
Organist: Arwel Hughes


House Property Repairs
Gordon Cummings explains the circumstances in which income tax relief may be obtained for house property repairs

: The Weather

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


by Kenneth Matthews
BBC Special Correspondent
The speaker, who was recently in Brazil, journeyed for twelve days in the Central Brazilian jungle, including three days by canoe in the Fawcett country. He describes the aboriginal Indian tribes and the wild life in the area.


Unknown: Kenneth Matthews


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


Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Baritone: Geraint Evans


Charles Causley introduces recordings made on a recent visit to the Wiltshire home of Siegfried Sassoon , and invites Walter Allen , Colin Maclnnes , and D. S. Savage to discuss the writings of the distinguished poet and autobiographer
Poems read by Siegfried Sassoon and Denis McCarthy
Produced by Robert Waller


Introduces: Charles Causley
Unknown: Siegfried Sassoon
Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: D. S. Savage
Read By: Siegfried Sassoon
Read By: Denis McCarthy
Produced By: Robert Waller


Evening Service for Palm Sunday from College Street Baptist Church, Northampton, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. C. W. Becket. Address by the Rev. J. Penry Davies , Minister of St. Mary's Baptist Church, Norwich
Give ear unto my prayer (Arcadelt) Invocation and the Lord's Prayer Ye servants of God (B.C.H. 4) Lesson: St. Luke 19, vv. 28-46 Prayers
All glory, laud, and honour (B.C.H.
Sermon: Flag Day '
Hosanna to the living Lord! (B.C.H.
Organist and Choirmaster.
George R. Miller


Unknown: Rev. C. W. Becket.
Unknown: J. Penry Davies
Choirmaster: George R. Miller


Appeal on behalf of the Camberwell Housing Society by the Chairman, Owen Deane
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Camberwell Housing Society (with charitable status) was formed in the summer of 1945 to deal with the problem of housing and looking after old people-a problem that was intensified by bomb damage.
Today the Troy Town Flats, which have been erected by the Society, accommodate eighty old people, and voluntary workers help to look after them. There is also a Communal Centre connected to the flats, where hot meals are provided for tenants and for other old people in the neighbourhood.


Unknown: Owen Deane
Unknown: Owen Deane


The novel by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted as a serial in eight episodes by R. J. B. Sellar
2—' The Palace of Whitehall'
Other parts played by students of the Edinburgh College of Speech and Drama
Special music by Ian Whyte who conducts the BBC Scottish Orchestra
Produced by Finlay J. Macdonald
In 1603 the Crowns of Scotland and England were united, and James VI of Scotland became James I of the new realm. It was in an atmosphere of intrigue and jealousy that young Nigel Olifaunt , Lord Glenvarloch, found himself when he arrived from Scotland to reclaim 40,000 merks lent by his father to the King-money needed to offset a mortgage on the Glenvarloch estates.
One day Olifaunt's servant, Ritchie, was assaulted by a mob of London apprentices, but escaped into the home of Margaret Ramsay , who took an immediate interest in the story he told her of his master's plight. At Margaret's insistence, her godfather George Heriot (the King's Goldsmith and one of the most influential men in London) visited Lord Glenvarloch. Heriot took a liking to the young nobleman and went to Court on his behalf, only to find that the name of Glenvarloch made King James fly into an uncontrollable rage.


Novel By: Sir Walter Scott
Music By: Ian Whyte
Produced By: Finlay J. MacDonald
Unknown: Nigel Olifaunt
Unknown: Margaret Ramsay
King James VI: Duncan MacRae
George Heriot: George Davies
Margaret Ramsay: Elizabeth Corner
Nigel Olifaunt, Lord Glenvarloch: Bryden Murdoch
Knighton: Laidlaw Dalling
Maxwell, the Court Chamberlain: Liam Hood
Lord Huntingdon: Ian Stewart


A programme about a man whose work affects the daily lives of many who never knew his name
Contributed by people who knew and worked with him:
His political impact by Megan Lloyd George
His social work by Dennis Chapman ph.D ,
His influence in the business world by Lyndall Urwick. O.B.E., m.c.
His personality by William Wallace. C.B.E.
Programme introduced by John Marsh


Unknown: Megan Lloyd George
Unknown: Dennis Chapman Ph.D
Unknown: Lyndall Urwick.
Unknown: William Wallace.
Introduced By: John Marsh


Gareth Morris (flute)
Max Gilbert (viola)
Gwendolen Mason (harp)


Flute: Gareth Morris
Viola: Max Gilbert
Harp: Gwendolen Mason


A browse through the music, prose, and poetry by which men have expressed the inspiration-or exasperation — of the donkey
Devised for Palm Sunday by Kenneth Bird with Felix Felton
Alan Bridges , Ronald Baddiley
Doreen Aris , Seamus Ennis
Introduced by Deryck Guyler Produced by Charles Parker


Unknown: Kenneth Bird
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: Alan Bridges
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: Doreen Aris
Unknown: Seamus Ennis
Introduced By: Deryck Guyler
Produced By: Charles Parker


' Thou shalt smite the Shepherd'
Psalm 31, vv. 1-6 (Broadcast Psalter) Zechariah 12, v. 9, to 13, v. 4
0 sacred head (BBC Hymn Book 86) St. Matthew 26, v. 31

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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