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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday Morning from ' Divine Essays' by Isaac Penington
Read by Hugh David

Contributors

Unknown: Isaac Penington
Read By: Hugh David

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MELODY

The Leighton Lucas Orchestra
Conductor, Leighton Lucas

Contributors

Unknown: Leighton Lucas
Conductor: Leighton Lucas

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Alan Harverson
From St. Gabriel's Church,
Cricklewood. London

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Harverson
Unknown: From St.

: MORNING SERVICE

from Frant Parish Church, Sussex, conducted by the Rector, the Rev. D. Berners-Wilson
Bells
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
(A. and M. Rev. 382)
Introduction
Prayer
Psalm 23
Lesson: St. Mark 8, vv. 27-36 Jubilate
Collects
Blest are the pure in heart (A. and M. Rev. 335)
Sermon
Prayers
The King of love, my Shepherd is
(A. and M. Rev. 197)
Blessing
Organist, A. D. Elvy

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. D. Berners-Wilson
Unknown: D. Elvy

: IN SEARCH OF THE PAST

A series of six reminiscent talks by Harold Nicolson
6-The Coming of Hitler

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Nicolson

: Alec Robertson introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Including this week:

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Dilys Powell
Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: G. S. Fraser
Art: Colin Maclnnes
Film: Paul Dehn
Theatre: J. W. Lambert

Contributors

Conducted By: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: G. S. Fraser
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: J. W. Lambert

: The Weather

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

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh

: A BOX FOR THE OPERETTA

3—' Vienna: the Turn of the Century'
Gramophone records introduced by Mark Lubbock

Contributors

Introduced By: Mark Lubbock

: LITERARY PORTRAITS

by St. John Ervine
2-H. G. Wells

Contributors

Unknown: St. John Ervine
Unknown: G. Wells

: COUNTY COUNT

Each week a challenger from one of the counties of Britain is invited to test a panel's knowledge of his county and its customs
The Panel:
James Laver , Ivor Machin
Christopher Rhodes , John Stevens
Chairman, Victor Bonham-Carter
Programme devised and compiled by Alan White
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: James Laver
Unknown: Ivor MacHin
Unknown: Christopher Rhodes
Unknown: John Stevens
Unknown: Victor Bonham-Carter
Unknown: Alan White
Produced By: Joan Clark

: HAYDN

Saint Cecilia Mass
(First broadcast performance in this country)
See above and page 4

Contributors

Unknown: Saint Cecilia Mass

: CALL THE TUNE

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Anona Winn , Michael Ayrton
Gerard Hoffnung
Guest: Stanford Robinson
The seventh 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: Anona Winn
Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Elkan Allan
Unknown: Walter Todds

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
Songs from the North Country sung by Violet Carson
5.10 For Older Listeners
Three Tales from
'Puck of Pook's Hill ' by Rudyard Kipling told by David
1—' A Centurion of the Thirtieth '
' He laughed outright, showing a set of splendid teeth. His face and eyes were dark, and his eyebrows met above his big nose in one bushy black bar. " They call me Parnesius. I have been a Centurion of the Seventh Cohort of the Thirtieth Legion-the Ulpia Victrix. " '

Contributors

Sung By: Violet Carson
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Ulpia Victrix.

: The Weather

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

: ARMY IN EXILE

by Brigadier P. J. D. Toosey C.B.E., D.S.O
was perhaps more important than we realised at the time that with the Japanese there was " never a dull moment." '
As a territorial officer, a Lieutenant-Colonel in the army captured at Singapore in 1942, Brigadier Toosey commanded one of the prisoner-of-war camps set up by the Japanese in Siam for the builders of the jungle railway from Siam to Burma. He considers several unique factors in the experience of this force which, retaining its own military organisation, was confronted with a grave, but in many ways stimulating, challenge.

Contributors

Unknown: P. J. D. Toosey C.B.E., D.S.O
Unknown: Brigadier Toosey

: IN LIGHTER MOOD

Music by the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader. Ernest Element)
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter with Gordon Clinton (baritone)

Contributors

Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Baritone: Gordon Clinton

: CESAR FRANCK

Sonata in A played by Zara Nelsova (cello)
Ernest Lush (piano)
Cesar Franck 's Violin Sonata is described on its title-page as ' Sonata for Piano and Violin or Violoncello.' Tonight the work is being performed by cello and piano, with the cello playing for the most part an octave lower than in the more familiar violin version.

Contributors

Cello: Zara Nelsova
Piano: Ernest Lush
Piano: Cesar Franck

: EVENING SERVICE

from Elim Church, Stanley Road, Croydon. Conducted by the Rev. H. W. Greenway , President-Elect of the Elim Churches
And can it be that I should gain
(Redemption Hymnal 324)
Prayer
I stand amazed in the presence (R.H.
176)
Lesson: St. Matthew 27, vv. 11-26
(read by the Rev. H. Burton Haynes. resident minister)
Majestic sweetness sits enthroned
(R.H. 191)
Address
How can a weary heart find rest?
(R.H. 316)
Benediction
London Crusader Choir directed by the Rev. Douglas B. Gray
Organist. Ronald Cooper Pianist, Audrey Pollard

Contributors

Unknown: H. W. Greenway
Unknown: Rev. H. Burton
Organist: Rev. Douglas B. Gray
Organist: Ronald Cooper
Pianist: Audrey Pollard

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Cheshire Foundation Home for the Sick, Le Court, Liss, Hampshire, by Stuart Hibberd , M.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
Le Court, the first of the eight homes started by Group-Captain Cheshire, V.C., D.S.O., D.F.C., represents a unique approach to the problem of young people suffering from progressive incurable disabilities who need institutional care. It offers an environment where young men and women find the fulfilment of a richly active life in a brave and happy community based on the well-run family.
Although Le Court is recognised by and acts in partnership with the State services, it is a charitable organisation depending on voluntary gifts for its continued existence and development.

Contributors

Unknown: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: Tony Britton in THE WOODLANDERS'

Thomas Hardy 's novel of the Wessex countryside adapted as a radio play in ten parts by Desmond Hawkins
1—' Mr. Percomb's Rural Ride'
Music composed and conducted by Bruce Montgomery and played by the BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Produced by Owen Reed

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins
Conducted By: Bruce Montgomery
Produced By: Owen Reed
Narrator: George Holloway
Mr Percomb: Ronald Baddiley
Robert Creedle: Charlese Stidwill
Sam Cawtree: George Mattock
Marty South: Beatrice Bevan
Mr South: Owen Berry
Giles Winterborne: Tony Britton
Timothy Tangs: Lewis Gedge
Mr Melbury: Hedley Goodall
Mrs Melbury: Gwen Howell

: RESPONSIBILITY

Talk by General Lord Ismay
G.C.B., C.H., D.S.O. Secretary-General
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
This talk was to have been broadcast in the series ' Foundations of Strength' on May 8 last, the anniversary of VE-Day. It was postponed because of Lord Ismay's illness.

Contributors

Talk By: General Lord Ismay

: The Battle for Democracy THE PERSIAN WAR

1—' The Tragedy of Thermopylae
Written by Colin Shaw and based on the Histories of Herodotus with Donald Wolfit as Xerxes and David King-Wood as Themistocles
Others taking part: Heron Carvic
Olaf Pooley. Brian Haines
Geoffrey Hodson. Nigel Davenport
Donald Bisset , Jessica Dunning T. St. John Barry , John Baker
Alan Reid. Keith Pyott and Robert Marsden
Incidental music composed by Kenneth Leighton
BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Vilem Tausky
Produced by Colin Shaw

Contributors

Written By: Colin Shaw
Unknown: Donald Wolfit
Unknown: David King-Wood
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: Olaf Pooley.
Unknown: Brian Haines
Unknown: Geoffrey Hodson.
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Donald Bisset
Unknown: Jessica Dunning
Unknown: T. St.
Unknown: John Barry
Unknown: John Baker
Unknown: Alan Reid.
Unknown: Keith Pyott
Unknown: Robert Marsden
Composed By: Kenneth Leighton
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Vilem Tausky
Produced By: Colin Shaw
Mardonius: Richard Bebb
Artabanus: Edgar Norfolk
Eurybiades: Andrew Faulds
Leonidas: Joseph O'Conor
Priestess: Nan Marriott-Watson

: FURTHER TALES FROM THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

by Sir Arthur Grimble
4-A Gift of Crackers
In which a Chinese prisoner escapes from a Gilbertese guard on Ocean Island and meets with a fatal accident, and the threat of a consequent strike of Chinese labourers is averted by a gift of fire-works.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Arthur Grimble

: THE EPILOGUE

' Ye cannot serve God and Mammon'
Psalm 19. vv. 7-15 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 Timothy 6. vv. 6-19
0 for a closer walk with God (BBC
Hymn Book 333)
St. Matthew 6. v. 24

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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