' The Creation '
A Negro sermon in verse by James Weldon Johnson
Read by Edric Connor
and forecast for farmers and shipping
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Donald Sturtivant )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
and forecast for farmers and shipping
A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
F. R. McQuown , Charles Unwin , and Fred Streeter discuss with Roy Hay in his garden in Surrey problems that are common to all gardeners
For Industrial Sunday
From Sheffield Cathedral. Conducted by Canon E. R. Wickham , Industrial Missioner in the Diocese of Sheffield
Judge Eternal, throned in splendour
Versicles and Responses Psalm 15
Lesson: Zechariah 8. vv. 4-17
God is working his purpose out (E.H.
Father, hear the prayer we offer
Organist and Choirmaster,
Canon E. R.
Stella Zilliacus remembers a summer's day in Budapest, where She lived from 1949 to 1950
This is the third of a series of talks in which the spirit of a foreign town is evoked by speakers who have at some time in their lives made their home there.
A request programme of records including this week:
Psalmus Hungaricus (Kodaly)
Symphony No. 4, in G (Dvorak)
A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
Cherchez Ie Vicomte
Script by Emile Harven and M. J. MacDonald
Cast in order of speaking:
Helen Lamb 's Aunt Julia has asked her to enquire about an ancestor. She believes that her great-grandfather came from I'Abbaye-sur-Cher. Monsieur Foliguet introduces Peter and Helen to Monsieur Galande, the Town Clerk.
L'ancêtre, ancestor; le nom, name; epouser, to marry; 1'ai'eul, grandfather, ancestor; Ie beau-frere, brother-in-law; le geant, giant; l'arrière-grand-père, great-grandfather; la confiture, jam; la forge, smithy; la meunerie, mill; la foire, fair; le costaud, strong man; la puissance, power; Ie souleveur d'halteres, weight-lifter; clever, to bring up; la repetition, rehearsal; la fanfare communale, village band; en haut, upstairs; 1'estrade, platform, dais; eriger, to erect; en toute hate, in great haste; s'effondrer, to collapse; l'eclair, lightning; se precipiter, to dash, rush.
A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
'Musical Profile: Alan Rawsthorne (born May 2, 1905) ' by Humphrey Searlc
'Fauré's song cycle La Bonne Chanson' by Alec Robertson
' The Counter Tenor Voice ' by Mollie Sands and Alfred Deller
' Organ Music for All ' by John Lade See ' Both Sides of the Microphone'
This week in the Home Service
Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
Shropshire F. R. Buckley explores the town and its occupations and talks to people who live and work there
Edited and produced by Philip Donnellan
Shropshire F. R.
Stephen Williams introduces gramophone records of operatic music you may have forgotten
' Daughter of the Regiment'
Conducted by Roger Manvell
Radio: Frank Birch
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre: Richard Findlater
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Leader, Norris Stanley)
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Symphony No. 5, in D
Fifth concert in the series that includes all Vaughan Williams 's symphonies
Talk by Kathleen Hale
The speaker describes the fateful entering into her home of Orlando, the ginger kitten, who became the hero of all her books and who obtained such an ascendancy over her mind that she has never again been a free woman.
This week he talks about ' The Picnic at Sakkara' by P. H. Newby , 'The Other Half of the Orange' by J. M. Scott , and ' The Fugitive' by Jean Hougron.
' For Thy Great Glory ...'
A Cathedral Pilgrimage
Richard Maddock visits the ancient Cathedral of Gloucester. He meets the Dean and members of the Cathedral staff and joins with children from the City of Gloucester in a service conducted by Denzil Young.
Ye holy angels bright (E.H. 617) Lesson: St. John 6. vv. 1-14 Bright the vision (E.H. 372)
Address by the Very Rev. the Dean of Gloucester
Anthem: Blessed Angel Spirits
Forth in thy name 0 Lord I go (E.H.
Organist and Master of the Choristers
Gordon Cummings talks about borrowing money through a Building Society for buying a house
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
by Vernon Bartlett rhe recent conference in Bandung brought together for the first time representatives of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern countries to consider what problems, both political and economic, were common to them all. Vernon Bartlett gives his impressions of the scene and of the climate of opinion he found there.
Music by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Joan Butler (soprano)
by David Franklin who takes a light-hearted look at the hazards singers undergo when singing lieder in translation with illustrations by Wilfred Brown (tenor) Frederick Stone (piano)
from Bowes Park Methodist Church, Southgate. Conducted by the Rev. Derrick Greeves
Call to Worship
Ye servants of God (M.H.B. 426) ' Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
See, Jesu. thy disciples see (M.H.B.
Lesson: St. John 1, vv. 35-51
Crown him with many crowns (M.H.B.
Love divine, all loves excelling
Organist, Henwood M. Jewell
Appeal on behalf of the Friends of the Centre for Spastic Children, Chelsea (registered in accordance with the National
Assistance Act, 1948), by Enid Blyton
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Centre for Spastic Children was founded and equipped entirely from voluntary funds, although the cost of running it and the treatment provided come within the National Health Service. It is a day centre for the diagnosis and treatment of cerebral palsied children under five. Educational facilities are provided by the London County Council.
The Association of Friends of the Centre for Spastic Children was formed in 1953 with the object of supplementing the work of the Chelsea Group Hospital Management Committee.
The novel by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted as a serial in eight episodes by R. J. B . Sellar
6— 'His Majesty is Alarmed '
Music by Ian Whyte who conducts the BBC Scottish Orchestra
Produced by Finlay J. Macdonald
Through the friendship of George Heriot, Lord Glenvarloch finally succeeded in gaining an audience with King James VI. But when he requested the repayment of money owed to him by the Royal Treasury, the King became frightened and finally admitted that the powerful Duke of Buckingham was set
- against the settlement of the debt.
Unskilled in the intrigues of the Court, and tricked by Lord Dalgarno, Glenvarloch committed a breach of stringent court etiquette by challenging the suave courtier to a duel.
Margaret Ramsay, Heriot's god-daughter, was horrified to hear that, as a result of the brawl, Nigel was seeking sanctuary in London's notorious Alsatia.
R. J. B
Nigel Olifaunt, Lord Glenvarloch:
Vincent, the waterman:
Ned, the barber:
King James VI:
Six talks on some of the principles which are the foundations of the Western tradition
3-Impartial Justice by C. J. Hamson
Professor of Comparative Law in the University of Cambridge
A programme about Dartmoor by John Moore
Produced by Ian Curtis and Others taking part:
Jcffery Brinley , Bernard Fishwick Peter Pearce , Elwyn Bowen-Jones
Desmond Hawkins introduces some of the old songs which people of the West Country sang collected by Francis Collinson and others
The singers: Marjorie Westbury
John Runge , and Alan Bailey with the Harold C. Gee Sextet and the Men's Chorus of the BBC West of England Singers
Conducted by Reginald Redman
C. Gee Sextet
' Ye shall live also '
Psalm 118, w. 13-24 (Broadcast
Colossians 3, vv. 1-17
This is the day of light (BBC Hymn
St. John 14, v. 19
late weather forecast for land areas