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A reading for Sunday morning from ' College Sermons ' by Benjamin Jowett
Read by Norman Tyrrell


Unknown: Benjamin Jowett
Read By: Norman Tyrrell

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


played by the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader. Ernest Element )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter


Leader: Ernest Element
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


by Herrick Bunney
From St. Giles' Cathedral,


Unknown: Herrick Bunney


from Tideswell Parish Church, Derbyshire. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Vere Ducker , assisted by the Rev. John Mount , Rector of Severn Parish, Maryland, U.S.A.
Versicles and Responses Psalm 57
First Lesson: Isaiah 7, vv. 10-14 Te Deum
Second Lesson: St. John 1, vv. 1-14 Benedictus
Creed: Lesser Litany The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses: Collects
When morning gilds the skies (A. and M. 303)
The Carol of the Kingdom (Oxford
Carol Book 167)
Be still, mv soul! for God is near
(A. and M. 719)
Organist. F. Greenhalgh


Unknown: Rev. Vere Ducker
Unknown: Rev. John Mount
Organist: F. Greenhalgh

: Boyd Neel introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Symphony No. 1, in C (Bizet)
Trio in B flat (Op. 97) (Archduke)
Symphony on a French mountain air


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


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

: The Weather

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


Carrickfcrgus Gethyn Stoodley Thomas visits this historic town and introduces some of the people he meets there
Produced by Sam Hanna Bell


Unknown: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas
Produced By: Sam Hanna Bell


4—' Paris : The Turn of the Century '
Gramophone records introduced by Mark Lubbock


Introduced By: Mark Lubbock


by St. John Ervine
3-W. B. Yeats
(The recorded broadcast of June 10 in the Northern Ireland Home Service)


Unknown: John Ervine
Unknown: B. Yeats


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


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


BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Kenneth Leighton , who was born at Wakefield in 1929, studied at the Royal
Academy of Music and at Oxford, and in Rome with Petrassi. He now holds the Gregory Fellowship in music at Leeds University. 'Sao Paulo,' written '" 1952-3, is based on Brazilian dance rhythms. The composer has described the work as a gigantic rumba.


Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Unknown: Kenneth Leighton


A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Anona Winn , Gerard Hoffnung
Michael Ayrton
Guest. Stanford Robinson
The eighth in a series of programmes designed to test. not too seriously your general knowledge of music"
Devised by Elkan Allan and Walfer Todds


Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Michael Ayrton
Unknown: Elkan Allan
Unknown: Walfer Todds


For Listeners of Most Ages
Violet Carson sings songs from the North Country
. Oh, the oak and the ash and the bonny ivy tree—Do flourish at home in my own country '
5.10 For Older Children
Three tales from
' Puck of Pook's Hill ' by Rudyard Kipling told by David
2—' On the Great Wall '
Just when you think you are at the world's end, you see a smoke from East to West as far as the eye can turn, and then, under it, a]so as far as the eye can stretch, houses and temples, shops and theatres, barracks and granaries, trickling along like dice behind-always behind—one long, low, rising and falling, and hiding and showing line of towers. And that is the Wall!'


Unknown: Violet Carson
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling

: The Weather

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


-. Talk by T. R. Fyvel
' Archaeology has become quite a fashion in Israel '—this and other ' new colours ' characterising life in this young state were noted by T. R. Fyvel , writer and critic, when he spent a month there recently studying social conditions and visiting some of the new digging sites.


Talk By: T. R. Fyvel
Unknown: T. R. Fyvel


Music by the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Ernest Element )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter with Joan Alexander (soprano)


Leader: Ernest Element
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Soprano: Joan Alexander


Sonatina in G minor. Op. 137
Rondo brillant. in B minor, Op. 70 played by Manoug Parikian (violin)
Lamar Crowson (piano)


Violin: Manoug Parikian
Piano: Lamar Crowson

: ' I would like to believe in God. but....' EVENING SERVICE

from Above Bar Church, Above Bar, Southampton. Conducted by the Minister, Leigh Samuel
Introduction Thou , whose almighty word (Golden
Hymnal 618; A. and M. 360)
Reading: St. John 20. vv. 19-31 Prayers
Eternal Light! Eternal Light! (G.H.
Thou art the Way (G.H. 217; A. and M. 199)
Organist, Dorothy Taylor


Unknown: Leigh Samuel
Unknown: Introduction Thou
Organist: Dorothy Taylor

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the National Association of Boys' Clubs by Chris Chataway , Chairman of the National Boys' Club
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The National Association of Boys' Clubs was first formed only thirty years ago to assist boys, especially those in poor circumstances, by the development of clubs for the purpose of recreation, physical training, handicrafts and good companionship, and through adult guidance and leadership to teach responsibility and good citizenship. That it fulfils an urgent need of the community is evident from the fact that today it has over 2,320 clubs, with more than 169,000 members. The Association maintains centres to train club leaders and boys from all over Britain. The demands upon the Association are gradually overtaking its resources. Only the generosity of many people can make it possible for the Association to cope with its ever-increasing responsibilities to the boys of Great Britain


Unknown: Chris Chataway

: Renée Asherson and Tony Britton in 'THE WOODLANDERS'

Thomas Hardy 's novel of the Wessex countryside adapted as a radio play in ten parts by Desmond Hawkins
2 — ' Grace Melbury comes home '
Other parts played by Lewis Gedge and George Mattock Music composed and conducted by Bruce Montgomery and played by the BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Produced by Owen Reed
Into the Wessex market-town of Sherton ride a man and a woman from the woodland village of Little Hintock. The man, Giles Winterborne, is full of pleasant expectations because he has been sent by Mr. Melburv, a prosperous timber-merchant, to meet his daughter Grace who is returning from finishing-school. As the result of a chance encounter on the road, Giles is accompanied by » crop-headed girl culled Marty South, who has long cherished an unspoken love for Giles but realises now that she must lose him to the more attractive and educated Grace. In her bitterness Marty has sold her hair to a Sherton barber. Giles, unaware of Marty's feelings, is thinking of his childhood ' understanding ' with Grace whom he now intends to court seriously.


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins
Played By: Lewis Gedge
Played By: George Mattock
Conducted By: Bruce Montgomery
Produced By: Owen Reed
Grace Melbury: Renée Asherson
Giles Winterborne': Tony Britton
Mr Melbury: Hedley Goodall
Mrs Melbury: Gwen Howell
Grammar Oliver: Ethel Coleridge
Mrs Charmond: Pauline Letts
Robert Creedle: Charles E Stidwill

: The Battle for Democracy THE PERSIAN WAR

2-' Satamis and Victory
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: David Stringer ,
Robert Marsden , Nigel Davenport
Nan Marriott-Watson , Donald Bisset
Heron Carvic , Christopher Hodge T. St. John Barry ,
Jonathan Field Edgar Norfolk and James Thomason
Incidental music composed by Kenneth Leighton
BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Vilem Tausky
Produced by Colin Shaw


Written By: Colin Shaw
Unknown: Donald Wolfit
Unknown: David King-Wood
Unknown: David Stringer
Unknown: Robert Marsden
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Nan Marriott-Watson
Unknown: Donald Bisset
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: Christopher Hodge
Unknown: T. St. John Barry
Unknown: Jonathan Field Edgar Norfolk
Unknown: James Thomason
Composed By: Kenneth Leighton
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Vilem Tausky
Produced By: Colin Shaw
Mardonius: Richard Bebb
Fausanias: Cyril Shaps
Alexander of Macedon: Andrew Faulds


by Sir Arthur Grimble
5-A Cure for Toothache
In which a Chinese riot takes place and incidental relief is provided for toothache which, in the absence of the dentist, might otherwise have lasted for a further two years.


Unknown: Sir Arthur Grimble


Gordon Clinton (baritone)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Wie Melodien zieht es mir
Vergebliches Standchen Der Schmied
0 wtisst' ich doch den Weg zuriick Mein Madel hat einen Rosenmund Standchen (Gute Nacht)


Baritone: Gordon Clinton
Piano: Clifton Helliwell
Unknown: Vergebliches Standchen
Unknown: Mein Madel


' Be ye doers of the Word'
Psalm 112 (Broadcast Psalter) James 1, vv. 12-27
Strengthen for service (BBC Hymn
Book 636)
Romans 12, vv. 1 and 2

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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