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A reading for Sunday morning from A. E. Whitham 's
* The Discipline and Culture of the Spiritual Life '
Read by Arthur Bush


Unknown: A. E. Whitham
Read By: Arthur Bush

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras


Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping


by Maurice Vinden
(Continued in next column)
From St. Mark's Church.
North Audley Street, London


Unknown: Maurice Vinden

: The Work of a Christian: 1: Preaching the Word

Service from St. George's Tron Church of Scotland, Glasgow, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Tom Allan
Metrical Psalm 65, vv. 1-4: Praise waits for thee in Zion, Lord (Tune, St. Stephen 122)
Call to Prayer; Prayer; the Lord's Prayer
Epistle: Romans 10, vv. 8-16
Gospel: St. Mark 1. vv. 9-18
Lord, thy word abideth (C.H. 199)
Lord, speak to me (C.H. 338)
We have heard a joyful sound (C.H. 680)
Organist, Adam Hair


Unknown: Rev. Tom Allan
Organist: Adam Hair


BBC staff correspondents report on current events as seen from their own capitals
The programme includes an account of the week's proceedings at the United Nations Assembly


' David Copperfield ' by Charles Dickens
Read by David Peel
Last of six readings from the opening chapters of distinguished novels


Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Read By: David Peel

: Reginald Jacques introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week


A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
Chez Francoise
Script by Marguerite Dasnieres
Cast in order of speaking:
Richard has invited Françoise out to lunch, but she rings him up at his hotel to say she cannot meet him. She has to stay at home to look after her young brother who is in quarantine for measles.
Le petit dejeuner, breakfast; tirer les rideaux, to draw the curtains; vous avez ]a voix endormie, you sound sleepy; je suis enchante de faire votre connaissance, I am glad to meet you; pret, ready; la fusee lunaire, space-rocket; l'avion, aeroplane; au lieu de, instead of; embeter, to annoy; mettre le couvert, to lay the table; la fourchette, fork; la cuiller, spoon; le porte-couteau, knife-rest; une assiette, plate; )a soucoupe volante, flying saucer; salir la nappe, to soil the tablecloth; alunir, to arrive on the moon; atterrir, to land (on the earth); reussir, to succeed.


Script By: Marguerite Dasnieres
Commentator: Stanley MacKenzie
Richard Sterling: Richard Bebb
Garcon: Guy du Monceau
Franchise Leclerc: Paule Deglon
Jacquot: Marc Guebhard


Conducted by T. C. Worsley
Art: Eric Newton
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Tom Hopkinson
Book: John Connell


Conducted By: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: Eric Newton
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Tom Hopkinson
Unknown: John Connell

: The Weather

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


Guilty or Not Guilty?
Maxwell Knight introduces a discussion between a naturalist, Ernest Neal , and a farming countryman, Ralph Wightman , on the threats, real and imaginary, which some species of animals may make to our economic life
Produced by Brandon Acton-Bond


Introduces: Maxwell Knight
Unknown: Ernest Neal
Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Produced By: Brandon Acton-Bond


or Britain and the British through the eyes of foreign opera-composers
A series of record programmes presented by Harold Rosenthal
2-Bonnie Scotland


Presented By: Harold Rosenthal


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Listeners hear about the Presentation Ceremony of the Middieton Memorial Gates in the BBC garden
Frederick Street talks about flowering shrubs
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: Fred Streeter


Arthur Calder-Marshall
This week he talks about two recent autobiographies: 'The Flowers of the Forest ' by David Garnett , and ' The Whispering Gallery' by John Lehmann.
Readers: Robert Marsden and Peter Augustine


Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall
Unknown: David Garnett
Readers: John Lehmann.
Readers: Robert Marsden
Readers: Peter Augustine


BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Fritz Stiedry
Symphony No. 6
Part 1: Trauermarsch ; Sturmisch bewegt
Part 2: Scherzo
Part 3: Adagietto; Rondo-Finale


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Fritz Stiedry


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
'Vaughan Williams and William Blake ,' by R. H. Westwater
Artur Nikisch (1855-1922),' by Sir Adrian Boult
' Music Diary for the Summer,' by William Mann


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: R. H. Westwater
Unknown: Artur Nikisch
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: William Mann


For Younger Listeners
' The Ruby Goblet'
A story by Louise M. Hearn told by Eve
5.20 For Children of Most Ages
' Ding, Dong, Merrily on High'
On October 6 two new bells in Gressenhall Church, which had been dedicated by the Bishop of Norwich, were rung for the first time
Richard Maddock tells of the casting, the dedication, and the 'first ring '
Produced by John Lane


Story By: Louise M. Hearn
Unknown: Richard Maddock
Produced By: John Lane


The Bank Rate by R. J. Martin
In his second talk on the credit squeeze Mr. Martin explains how a change in the bank rate affects the joint stock banks and their customers.


Unknown: R. J. Martin

: The Weather

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


Talk by Jonathan Boswell
'What we arc after in our villages is a revolution ... but not against the grain,' said a prominent Indian leader to Mr. Boswell, who describes in this talk the changes he saw on his recent visit to the remote parts of North India; changes which amount to a revolution within the framework of the traditional village community.
See page 9


Talk By: Jonathan Boswell


with Monia Liter (piano)


Piano: Monia Liter


by Antony Hopkins
In this series of weekly programmes Antony Hopkins will usually discuss a work to be broadcast during the week; sometimes he will go further afield in his choice of topic.


Unknown: Antony Hopkins


from St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. L. M. Charles-Edwards
Praise the Lord! Ye heavens, adore him (S.P. 624)
The Lord's Prayer Psalm 34, vv. 1-8
Lesson: St. Luke 12, vv. 13-32 Xunc dirnittis
Creed; Collects
Alleluya, alleluya! Hearts to heaven and voices raise (S.P. 150)
Thanksgiving: and Prayer
Spread, still spread, thou mighty word (S.P. 645)
Organist, John Churchill


Unknown: Rev. L. M. Charles-Edwards
Organist: John Churchill


Appeal on behalf of the International Social Service, British Branch, by Malcolm Muggeridge
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
International Social Service exists to help those people who belong either to the British Commonwealth of Nations or other nations, whose individual and family problems extend across national frontiers. Its work is carried out irrespective of creed, nationality, or politics.
The problems of broken homes, illness, unemployment, and despair are common in every country, and they are aggravated by barriers of nationality, language, and distance. The International Social Service works through branches in many countries.


Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Malcolm Mug

: Rente Asherson and Tony Britton in ' THE WOODLANDERS '

Thomas Hardy 's novel of the Wessex countryside adapted as a radio play in ten episodes by Desmond Hawkins
9—' A Fugitive Amongst the Trees '
Music composed and conducted by Bruce Montgomery and played by the BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Produced by Owen Reed
Although the professional conduct of Fred Beaucock had undeniably fallen below the standard required of a solicitor's clerk, his legal knowledge was genuine enough and his advice carried weight. Particularly was this so when that advice gave encouragement-as it did in Mr. Melbury's case. And Grace might regain her freedom from Edred Fitzpiers. As he hurried to London to put these legal matters in train, Mr. Melbury was already envisaging the happy consequence.
And at home in Hintock, Grace and Giles began to take up the threads of that old romance which had been interrupted by Grace's unfortunate marriage.


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins
Conducted By: Bruce Montgomery
Produced By: Owen Reed
Grace Fitzpiers: Renée Asherson
Mr Melbury: Hedley Goodall
Giles Winterborne: Tony Britton
Edred Fitzpiers: Andrew Faulds
Marty South: Beatrice Bevan


by Sir Arthur Rucker, K.C.M.G.
'Although the world's business is being done more and more with the aid of machines and gadgets, no machine can take decisions..... Do we, I wonder, think enough about the capacity of people for taking decisions and what goes into it..... Is it a gift? Do people learn it? Are there any rules or methods one can adopt with advantage? '
Sir Arthur Rucker suggests some possible answers to these questions about the processes involved in taking decisions: the part played by a sense of timing of priorities and the acceptance of inevitability. In the talk he draws on his experience of thirty-five years of public service in work which ranged from administration in our own Civil Service to the complex problems involved in rehabilitating a completely war-devastated country.


Unknown: Sir Arthur Rucker, K.C.M.G.


Proses lyriqups (Claude Debussy )
De Hive; De greve; De fleurs; De soir
Chansons de Bilitis (Pierre Louys)
La Flute de Pan; La Chevelure; Le Tombeau des Naiades
Mandoline (Paul Verlaine ) sung by Suzanne Danco (soprano) with Ernest Lush (piano)
Second of four programmes of music by Debussy


Unknown: Claude Debussy
Unknown: Paul Verlaine
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Piano: Ernest Lush


The story of the annexation introduced by James Fisher with the help of recordings made at the time
On September 18 H.M.S. Vidal took possession of the remote and storm-swept island of Rockall in the name of Her Majesty the Queen. James Fisher was one of the party of four that made the landing by helicopter.
Programme produced by Tony Soper
See page 6


Introduced By: James Fisher
Unknown: James Fisher
Produced By: Tony Soper

: GEZA ANDA (piano)

Gramophone records of music by Haydn, Liszt, and Bartok


' Ye shall be witnesses unto me '
Psalm 119, part 5 (Broadcast Psalter.) St. Matthew 10, vv. 5-15 and 26-33 Spread, 0 spread, thou mightv word
(BBC H.B. 182)
Acts 1, v. 8b

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areaa

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