Fairey Aviation Works Band Conducted by Leonard Lamb
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Talk by A. M. Chirgwin, D.D ., on Ishii of Japan
and forecast for farmers and shipping
A midweek bulletin of food news
Compiled by Louise Davies
Llewelyn John (tenor)
Hugh Bean (violin)
Frederick Stone (piano)
by Bob Roberts
Many barges working under sail alone used to trade between London river and the Humber. Bob Roberts is the skipper of the last of the barges to rely on sail, but his talk this morning is not of his own barge: he recalls a day when once, for the only time in his life, he found himself master of a ship without a sail.
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STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. 'Roderigo and Ximena ': stories of the Spanish hero called ' The Cid ' (d. 1099). Script by Rhoda Power.
Child in the manger (BBC H.B. 45) New Every Morning. Page 15 Psalm 111 St. Luke 11, vv. 14-26
How glorious Sion's courts appear
(BBC H.B. 493)
George Scott-Wood and his Accordion Band
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii. by Marjorie Eele
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS II
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. J'en eiais: la fondation de l'Academie franchise. Quand on parle du Grand Siècle de la France, on pense toujours a celui de Louis XIV. Pourtant deja avant I'avènement du Roi Soleil, Descartes. Corneille. Pascal avaient illustre la pensée française, et le Cardinal Richelieu-le ministre de Louis XIII-dont l'intelligence comprenait tout, et qui s'intéressa non moins aux lettres et aux arts qu'a la politique, cut l'idee de transformer une society amicale de quelques lettres en un corps officiel pour 1 ornement. embellissemcnt et augmentation de la langue francaise.' Texte de René Leplat.
An agricultural weekly
Topical talks of interest to farmers and country people News commentary by Clifford Selly
Introduced by the Farm Fare vet
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
Reports from Britain and overseas
Records by some of the most popular bands from both sides of the Atlantic
Introduced by David Jacobs
LET'S JOIN IN. 'The Attic.' a traditional Russian tale translated by V. de S. Pinto ; and ' Nick Nack. ' a nonsense tale by Diana Ross
2.20 ADVENTURES IN MUSIC. Woodwind Family: first of two illustrated talks by Archie Camden
2.40 HISTORY II. The Factory System: The Benevolent Employer. Script by Mervyn Jones
V. de S.
by Anne Meredith
Cast in order of speaking:
Production by Audrey Cameron
from Canterbury Cathedral
Psalm 65, 66. and 67 First Lesson: Job 18
Magnificat (Noble in A minor)
Second Lesson: St. Luke 5, vv. 1-16 Nunc dimittis (Noble in A minor) Creed. Suffrages, and Collects
Anthem: The Lord is my Shepherd
Forth in thy name, 0 Lord, I go (A. and M. 8)
Organist and Master of the Choristers
Assistant organist, Malcolm Tyler
Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally and a meeting-place on the air for those who are concerned for their welfare
Chiropody: what I should like to see take place. M. R. F. Simson. secretary of the National Corporation for the Care of Old People gives his views Visit to Rose Odle: Mrs. Odle's circumstances are like those of many a retired person living alone, and like many a person living alone she enjoys being visited
Programme presented by Richard Baker
'Tim of Tamberly Forest '
A serial play in four episodes from the book by Irene Byers
Dramatised by Denis Constanduros
2-On the Tower
Produced by Mollie Austin
Tim's father has tried to force him into a life at sea, but Tim has other ideas. Trees are his only interest and with great care he has raised some saplings from seed. When his father tries to destroy these, Tim decides to run away and he sets out for Tamberly forest.
5.30 ' I Live on the Rock '
A series of talks recorded by John D. Stewart
2 — 'The Poison Worms'
Piano solos. played by Havelock Nelson
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by Father Patrick McEnroe
Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
A comment on the home news
Speaker, John Watson
including extracts from the recorded commentary on the Cesarewitch
A Country Dance Party with music sung and played by Bob Arnold , Will Kimber and the Birmingham Square Dance Band
Introduced by Kenneth Clark
also featuring Kenneth Williams
The ' Hancock Theme ' and other incidental music composed by Wally Stott
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson
Setting the Stage
Raymond Baxter at Earls Court discusses preparations for the Motor Show with officials of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, and James Pestridge visits a London showroom to see the elaborate work that lies behind a show exhibit
Four talks by John Waterhouse, Ph.D .
Reader in Medical Statistics in University of Birmingham 4-Genetics and Evolution
The science of human genetics is relatively new and the workers in it are few In these talks Dr. Waterhouse attempts to set out, in relation to the ordinary person's interest, something of what is known about human heredity.
In his fourth talk he considers whether the human geneticist can say anything about eugenics, the effects of nuclear radiation, and the course of human evolution
Ernest Bradbury writes on page 4
by J. M. Cocking
Few French writers have achieved u, England the reputation of Marcel Proust. This is due partly to the excellence with which his work has been translated and also to a vein of poetry in his writing which reaches back to childhood and the very roots of imagination. Professor J. M. Cocking of the University of London describes the man and his work.
Chappie D'Amato introduces some of this month's new records
late weather forecast for land areas
A review of today's overseas commodity and financial news, and the London Stock Market closing report