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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday Morning from
' Centuries of Meditations ' by Thomas Traherne
Read by Olive Gregg

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Traherne
Read By: Olive Gregg

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MELODY

played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
I

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Reginald Moore
From Exeter Cathedral

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Moore

: GOD IS NOW

The second of three Morning Services from lona Abbey on the Problem of Prayer and Service, conducted by the Rev. George F. MacLeod , M.C., D.D., Leader of the Iona Community
Metrical Psalm 46, vv. 1-5: God is our refuge and our strength. (Tune, Stroudwater)
Mutual Prayer of Confession and the Lord's Prayer
Come down, 0 Love Divine (C.H. 191;
Tune, Down Ampney)
First Address: The Problem of Prayer
0 for a faith that will not shrink
(C.H. 474: Tune. St. Leonard)
Gospel Reading: St. Luke 22, w.
39-47
Second Address: God is Now
Prayers
Let all the world in every corner sing (C.H. 15: Tune. Luckington)
Blessing
Choirmaster, John Currie

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. George F. MacLeod
Choirmaster: John Currie

: IN SEARCH OF THE PAST

A series of six reminiscent talks by Harold Nicolson
4-The 1918 Peace Conference

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Nicolson

: John Warrack introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Serenade. Op. 11 (Dag Wiren) Sea Drift (Delius)
Mozart arias sung by Maria Cebotarl Ein Heldenleben (Richard Strauss )

Contributors

Sung By: Maria Cebotarl
Sung By: Ein Heldenleben
Sung By: Richard Strauss

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Dilys Powell
Film: Paul Dehn
Theatre: Eric Keown
Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: Alan Pryce-Jones
Art: Colin MacInnes

Contributors

Conducted By: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones
Unknown: Colin MacInnes

: The Weather

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

: BIRDS IN BRITAIN

A magazine programme edited and introduced by James Fisher
Birds under Water
Peter Scott , Bruce Campbell , and Leo Harrison Matthews examine some of the different methods birds use to propel themselves under water
Produced by Tony Soper

Contributors

Introduced By: James Fisher
Unknown: Peter Scott
Unknown: Bruce Campbell
Unknown: Leo Harrison Matthews
Produced By: Tony Soper

: A BOX FOR THE OPERETTA

1 — ' The Mozart of the Champs-Elysees '
Gramophone records introduced by Mark Lubbock

Contributors

Introduced By: Mark Lubbock

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
C. E. Taylor , H. W. Abbis , and Fred Streeter discuss with Roy Hay in his Surrey garden problems common to many gardeners

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: C. E. Taylor
Unknown: H. W. Abbis
Unknown: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Roy Hay

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

A series of unscripted interviews with well-known people
6-J. B. Priestley who answers personal questions put to him by Margaret Lane , Roger Bannister and Stephen Black

Contributors

Unknown: B. Priestley
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Roger Bannister
Unknown: Stephen Black

: A CONCERT

The London Wind Players
Conductor, Harry Blech with Vivian Joseph (cello)
James W. Merrett (double-bass)
George Malcolm (harpsichord)

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Blech
Cello: Vivian Joseph
Double-Bass: James W. Merrett
Harpsichord: George Malcolm

: A MEETING WITH THOMAS HARDY

by Walter de la Mare , O.M.,C.H.,
The speaker describes a visit to Max Gate and a walk over the Dorset Downs with his host.

Contributors

Unknown: Walter de la Mare
Unknown: Max Gate

: CALL THE TUNE

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Caryl Brahms , Gerard Hoffnung
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Guests: Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick
The fifth in a series of programmes designed to test, not too seriously, your general knowledge of music
Devised by Elkan Allan and Walter Todds

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Caryl Brahms
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Unknown: Cyril Smith
Unknown: Phyllis Sellick
Unknown: Elkan Allan
Unknown: Walter Todds

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' Brighton by the Sea '
A holiday feature written by Howard Jones
Other parts played by Vivienne Chatterton , Olive Kirby Ngaire Thomson. Denys Blakelock
Roderick Cook. Seymour Green Geoffrey Wincott. Charles Leno Gerik Schjelderup , John Stone and Felix de Wolff
Produced by Eve Burgess
If you care to eavesdrop today, at Brighton by the sea, you will hear the funfair, and the sweet-seller, and all the festivities you expect of a famous holiday town. But ghosts will be lively in Brighton, too, not creeping out for midnight hauntings, but crowding chattering through the streets. If you listen, you will hear the young Charles II slipping through the dark lanes,
George IV boasting of his new Brighton Pavilion fantastically decked with mushroom domes, and cheerful Martha Gunn . who used to sing as she bounced the gasping young ladies into the sea:
' The ladies walk out in the morn, To taste of the salt water breeze; They ask if the water is warm,
Says Martha , "Yes, Ma'am, if you please."

Contributors

Written By: Howard Jones
Played By: Vivienne Chatterton
Played By: Olive Kirby
Played By: Ngaire Thomson.
Played By: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Roderick Cook.
Unknown: Seymour Green
Unknown: Geoffrey Wincott.
Unknown: Charles Leno
Unknown: Gerik Schjelderup
Unknown: John Stone
Unknown: Felix de Wolff
Produced By: Eve Burgess
Unknown: Martha Gunn
Unknown: Says Martha
The Visitor to Brighton: Lewis Stringer
Brighton: Leslie French

: The Weather

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

: Journey to the Barley River

by Stanley Hyland
Arpa Cayi, the Barley river, is the narrow stream that divides Turkey from Soviet Armenia. In spring of this year Stanley Hyland made a journey from Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, to Zonguldak on the Black Sea, from Zonguldak to Istanbul, across the Sea of Marmara to Yalova, Bursa, and Izmir, then inland along the river Meander to Denizli in the western mountains of the Taurus range. From Denizli he went back to Ankara and made the long train journey eastwards across the plain of Anatolia to Erzurum and Kars and on to the Russian border.
In this talk he gives some of his impressions of western and eastern Turkey.

Contributors

Speaker: Stanley Hyland

: IN LIGHTER MOOD

Music by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Rowland Jones (tenor)

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Tenor: Rowland Jones

: ARTHUR BENJAMIN

plays some of his piano music
Quatre Etudes-Improvisées:
Préambule: Arietta; Molto adagio; Valse volante
Prelude, Arioso, and Finale Siciliano Scherzino

: EVENING SERVICE

from Brighton Parish Church, conducted by the Vicar, Canon D. H. Booth
0 Lord open thou our lips Psalm 48
First Lesson: Ecclesiasticus 11, vv
14-25
Jesus shall reign (A. and M. 220) Magnificat
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 6, vv
24-34
Nunc Dimittis
Creed and Collects
Anthem: Thou wilt keep him
(Wesley)
Sermon
Crown him with many crowns (A. and M. 304)
Blessing
Organist, Gavin W. Brown

Contributors

Organist: Gavin W. Brown

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Spurgeon's Homes by the Chairman, Arnold S. Clark , J.P. Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]
Founded in 1867 at Stockwell, London, Spurgeon's Homes were transferred to Birchington, Kent, in 1953. Now housed in completely up-to-date buildings, 200 boys and girls who were once in need now receive the Christian upbringing which the Homes provide. Children are received into Spurgeon's Homes from all parts of the United Kingdom, without any discrimination on religious or other grounds, and are cared for from their earliest years till they leave school.
Apart from payments received from
County Councils for three of the children, and certain allowances for children of war pensioners, the Homes are maintained by voluntary contributions and legacies.

Contributors

Unknown: Arnold S. Clark

: Some pages from the logbook of 'THREE MEN IN A BOAT'

by Jerome K. Jerome
Adapted for broadcasting by Mollie Greenhalgh with
Other characters encountered on a river trip in the 1880s are played by George Merritt , Elsa Palmer
Anthony Valentine
Bryan Powlev
Brian Haines , Edgar Norfolk Ngaire Thomson . Beth Boyd
Peter Claughton and ' Montmorency '
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: Jerome K. Jerome
Broadcasting By: Mollie Greenhalgh
Played By: George Merritt
Played By: Elsa Palmer
Unknown: Anthony Valentine
Unknown: Bryan Powlev
Unknown: Brian Haines
Unknown: Edgar Norfolk
Unknown: Ngaire Thomson
Unknown: Beth Boyd
Unknown: Peter Claughton
Produced By: Archie Campbell
'J': Hubert Gregg
'Harris': Jimmy Edwards
'George': Brian Recce

: THE PURSUIT OF THE PICTURESQUE

An account of the early days of the tourist industry in the Lake District Narrator, Richard Bebb
Written by John Hewitson
Produced by Stanley Williamson who writes on page 5

Contributors

Narrator: Richard Bebb
Written By: John Hewitson
Produced By: Stanley Williamson

: FURTHER TALES FROM THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

by Sir Arthur Grimble
2 The Curse of Nakaa
In which old Eri tells Sir Arthur the story of the great drought and the curse that rested on Ocean Island when he was a young man, and how his grand-children were able to buy a happier future with the money paid by the phosphate company.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Arthur Grimble

: FOLK SONGS AND TRADITIONAL SONGS

sung by Isabel Watts (soprano)
BBC West of England Singers Conductor, Reginald Redman

Contributors

Sung By: Isabel Watts
Conductor: Reginald Redman

: 'A SEDATIVE AT DAYBREAK'

A new poem by Laurence Whistler
Read for the first time by Marius Goring
Produced by Patric Dickinson

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Whistler
Unknown: Marius Goring
Produced By: Patric Dickinson

: THE EPILOGUE

' Love not the World '
Psalm 143 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Mark 10, vv. 17-31
Be thou my guardian (BBC Hymn
Book 135)
1 John 2, vv. 15 and 17

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas








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