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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

' The Creation '
A Negro sermon in verse by James Weldon Johnson
Read by Edric Connor

Contributors

Unknown: James Weldon Johnson
Read By: Edric Connor

: 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

: Gcneral Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: HOME GROWN

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: F. R. McQuown
Unknown: Charles Unwin
Unknown: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Roy Hay

: MORNING SERVICE

For Industrial Sunday
From Sheffield Cathedral. Conducted by Canon E. R. Wickham , Industrial Missioner in the Diocese of Sheffield
Judge Eternal, throned in splendour
(E.H. 423)
Versicles and Responses Psalm 15
Lesson: Zechariah 8. vv. 4-17
God is working his purpose out (E.H.
548)
Sermon
Father, hear the prayer we offer
(E.H. 385)
Prayers
Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster,
Tustin Baker

Contributors

Unknown: Canon E. R. Wickham
Choirmaster: Tustin Baker

: APRICOTS IN BUDAPEST

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.

Contributors

Unknown: Stella Zilliacus

: Joseph Cooper introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Psalmus Hungaricus (Kodaly)
Symphony No. 4, in G (Dvorak)

: EN VOYAGE

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.

Contributors

Script By: Emile Harven
Script By: M. J. MacDonald
Unknown: Helen Lamb
Madame Lucas: Elma Soiron
Monsieur Galande: Jacques Brunius
Helen Lamb: Dorothy Smith
Peter Lamb: Richard Hurndall
Hermes: Peter Carr-Forster
Monsieur Foliguet: Claude Le Sache

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

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'

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Alan Rawsthorne
Unknown: Humphrey Searlc
Unknown: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Mollie Sands
Unknown: Alfred Deller

: LOOKING AHEAD

This week in the Home Service

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: COUNTRY TOWN

3-Ludlow,
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

Contributors

Unknown: Shropshire F. R. Buckley
Produced By: Philip Donnellan

: HIDDEN TREASURE

Stephen Williams introduces gramophone records of operatic music you may have forgotten
10-Donizetti's
' Daughter of the Regiment'

Contributors

Introduces: Stephen Williams

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Roger Manvell
Radio: Frank Birch
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre: Richard Findlater

Contributors

Conducted By: Roger Manvell
Unknown: Frank Birch
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: Richard Findlater

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

Vaughan Williams
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Leader, Norris Stanley)
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Part 1
Symphony No. 5, in D
(1943)
Fifth concert in the series that includes all Vaughan Williams 's symphonies

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: A CAT'S LIFE

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.

Contributors

Talk By: Kathleen Hale

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2

: TALKING OF BOOKS

Richard Usborne
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.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Usborne
Unknown: P. H. Newby
Unknown: J. M. Scott
Unknown: Jean Hougron.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' For Thy Great Glory ...'
A Cathedral Pilgrimage
Gloucester
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.
Prayers
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
(Tchaikovsky)
Prayers
Forth in thy name 0 Lord I go (E.H.
259)
Blessing
Organist and Master of the Choristers
Herbert Sumsion

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Maddock
Unknown: Denzil Young.
Unknown: Herbert Sumsion

: MONEY MATTERS

Gordon Cummings talks about borrowing money through a Building Society for buying a house

Contributors

Talks: Gordon Cummings

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: IMPRESSIONS OF THE FIRST AFRO-ASIAN CONFERENCE

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.

Contributors

Unknown: Vernon Bartlett

: IN LIGHTER MOOD

Music by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Joan Butler (soprano)

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Soprano: Joan Butler

: ' SOMEWHAT THOU'LT HEAR!'

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)

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Piano: Frederick Stone

: EVENING SERVICE

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.
719)
Lesson: St. John 1, vv. 35-51
Crown him with many crowns (M.H.B.
271)
Address
Prayers
Love divine, all loves excelling
(M.H.B 431)
Blessing
Organist, Henwood M. Jewell

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Derrick Greeves
Organist: Henwood M. Jewell

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

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.

Contributors

Unknown: Enid Blyton

: ' THE FORTUNES OF NIGEL'

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.

Contributors

Novel By: Sir Walter Scott
Unknown: R. J. B . Sellar
Music By: Ian Whyte
Produced By: Finlay J. MacDonald
Dame Suddlechop: Elizabeth Ashley
Margaret Ramsay: Elizabeth Corner
Martha Trapbois: Ethel Glendinning
Nigel Olifaunt, Lord Glenvarloch: Bryden Murdoch
Vincent, the waterman: Dennis Ramsden
Ned, the barber: Ian Catford
Laurie Linklater: Norman Fraser
King James VI: Duncan MacRae

: NEWS

: FOUNDATIONS OF STRENGTH

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

Contributors

Unknown: C. J. Hamson

: THE LAST WILDERNESS

A programme about Dartmoor by John Moore
Produced by Ian Curtis and Others taking part:
Jcffery Brinley , Bernard Fishwick Peter Pearce , Elwyn Bowen-Jones

Contributors

Unknown: John Moore
Produced By: Ian Curtis
Unknown: Jcffery Brinley
Unknown: Bernard Fishwick
Unknown: Peter Pearce
Unknown: Elwyn Bowen-Jones
Narrator: Anthony Jacobs
Archaeologist: George Holloway
Naturalist: Leslie Perrins
Hikers: Bill Eedle
Hikers: Prunella Scales
Coach guide: Johnny Morris
Coach passengers: Harry Carter
Coach passengers: Kathleen Helme,
Coach passengers: June Barrie
Child: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Convict: Paul Lorraine
Farmer: Francis Lunt

: SONGS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE

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

Contributors

Introduces: Desmond Hawkins
Unknown: Francis Collinson
Singers: Marjorie Westbury
Singers: John Runge
Singers: Alan Bailey
Unknown: Harold C. Gee Sextet
Conducted By: Reginald Redman

: THE EPILOGUE

' Ye shall live also '
Psalm 118, w. 13-24 (Broadcast
Psalter)
Colossians 3, vv. 1-17
This is the day of light (BBC Hymn
Book 399)
St. John 14, v. 19

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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