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: The First Day of the Week

A reading for Sunday morning on 'The Nature of God' from 'A Compend of Luther's Theology'
Read by Adza Vincent

Contributors

Reader: Adza Vincent

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: ORGAN RECITAL

by George Malcolm
From Westminster Cathedral
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Unknown: George Malcolm

: THE WORK OF A CHRISTIAN

2---Caring for the Sick
Morning Service from Wesley Church, Cambridge, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. A. C. Morris. Preacher, the Rev. Leslie Weatherhead, D.D., President of the Methodist Conference
Call to Worship
Ye servants of God (M.H.B. 426) Prayer
The Lord's Prayer
First Lesson: Psalm 103, vv. 1-14
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(M.H.B. 99)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 11, vv.
2-6
Heal us, Immanuel (M.H.B. 166) Sermon
Intercessions
Immortal Love, for ever full (M.H.B.
102)
Benediction
Organist, William Burlton

Contributors

Organist: William Burlton

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: CURIOUS VICTORIAN

A series ofsix talks on Augustus Hare by Humphrey Higgens
Well known in his day as a raconteur and a writer of travel-guides, Augustus Hare published, at the end of the last century, his memoirs in six fat volumes. ' Seldom,' says Mr. Somerset Maugham, * can a work have been received with such a unanimity of hostile criticism.'
In this first talk Humphrey Higgens gives an account of Hare's most unhappy childhood.
Reader, Richard Hurndall

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Higgens
Reader: Richard Hurndall

: Reginald Jacques introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Rapsodia Sinfonica (Turina)
Symphony No. 2, in D (Sibelius)

: ENTENTE CORDIALE

A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
Rendez-vous Place de l'Opera
Script by Marguerite Dasnieres
Cast in order of speaking:
Richard has arranged to meet Francoise at the Place de l'Opera. They are going to the cinema together, but on the way Francoise calls at a shop to collect some photographs.
Ca ne peut que lui faire plaisir, it can't fail to please her; sentir, to smell, feel; le billet de mille francs, thousand-franc note; la monnaie, (small) change; rater, to go wrong, miss; gentil, nice; faire une course, to go on an errand, go shopping; compter, to count; vous faites des progres, you are making progress; ne faites pas cette tete, don't pull such a face; excusez-moi d'etre en retard, sorry I'm late; excusez-moi de vous faire attendre, sorry to keep you waiting.

Contributors

Script: Marguerite Dasnieres
Commentator: Stanley MacKenzie
Richard Sterling: Richard Bebb
Le vendeur de journaux: Guy du Monceau
La marchande de fleurs: Sonia Windsor
Francoise Leclerc: Paule Déglon
Le vendeur: Jacques Brunius

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: Philip Hope-Wallace
Radio: Tom Hopkinson
Book: John Connell
Art: Eric Newton

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Tom Hopkinson
Unknown: John Connell
Unknown: Eric Newton

: The Weather

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

: COUNTRY TOWN

Newtown, Montgomeryshire
J. C. Griffith-Jones introduces to Hywel Davies some of the people who live in Newtown
Their conversation has been recorded before an audience of their fellowtownsfolk

Contributors

Unknown: Hywel Davies

: AS OTHERS SEE US

or Britain and the British through the eyes of foreign opera-composers
A series of record programmes presented by Harold Rosenthal
3-The Englishman Abroad

Contributors

Presented By: Harold Rosenthal

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Fred Yule , Will Ingwersen. and Fred Streeter discuss with Roy Hay in his Surrey garden problems common to many gardeners

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Fred Yule
Introduced By: Will Ingwersen.
Introduced By: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Roy Hay

: TALKING OF BOOKS

Arthur Calder-Marshall
This week he talks about ' Memoirs of Hadrian' by Yourcenar, and refers to ' Rome and a Villa' by Eleanor Clark.
Readers: Harry Lockwood West and Patience Collier

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall
Readers: Eleanor Clark.

: Visit to Bristol of the BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Louis Kentner (piano)
The National Anthem
From the Colston Hall

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Piano: Louis Kentner

: THE SUPPORTING ROLE

Talk by Athene Seyler
Miss Seyler has played many leading parts in the course of her long stage career, but she thinks there is much to be said for playing the smaller ones. ' So often,' she says, ' a short, fat part is more rewarding than a long, thin one.' She quotes, as an example, the part of the Old Lady in Henry VIII , which she played at the Old Vic. ' It was like the sensation of jumping over a blue puddle on a bright windy day.'

Contributors

Talk By: Athene Seyler
Unknown: Henry Viii

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Review
Contributed by John Amis.
Mark Lubbock , and Donald Mitchell

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Unknown: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: John Amis.
Unknown: Mark Lubbock
Unknown: Donald Mitchell

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Younger Listeners
The Golden Windows'
A book of fables for young and old by Laura E. Richards told by David
1—' The Golden Windows '
For Children of Most Ages
' The Old Road'
A series of programmes on the towns along the Pilgrims' Way by Howard Jones
I-Winchester
. Produced by Eve Burgess

Contributors

Unknown: Laura E. Richards
Unknown: Howard Jones
Produced By: Eve Burgess
The Traveller: Margaret Barton
Edward, son of Alfred: Frank Duncan
King Alfred: Laidman Browne
William Rufus: Seymour Green
Bishop Walkelyn: Wilfred Babbage
Wynford, architect: Seymour Green
Prior John: Kevin Stoney
Bishop William of Wykeham: Laidman Browne
Old lady: Vivienne Chatterton
Gaoler: Geoffrey Lumsden
Sir Walter Ralegh: John Glen

: MONEY MATTERS

The Function of Overdrafts by R. J. Martin
In his third talk on the credit squeeze, Mr. Martin considers the role of overdrafts in the economic system.

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Martin

: The Weather

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

: TEN YEARS OF WORLD AGRICULTURE

Talk by George Mulgrue
The speaker is Chief of the Information Service of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (F.A.O.) of the United Nations. He talks not only of agricultural progress throughout the world during the ten years of F.A.O.'s work, but of other interesting developments in food production

Contributors

Talk By: George Mulgrue

: THE TOM JENKINS ORCHESTRA

with Jack Brymer (clarinet)

Contributors

Clarinet: Jack Brymer

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins
In this series of weekly programmes Antony Hopkins usually discusses a work to be broadcast during the week; sometimes he goes further afield.

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: 'THY SAVING HEALTH'

Three doctors who have recently returned from Christian Mission Hospitals overseas discuss with a London consultant the purpose of Medical Missions and their value in the world today

: A Service of Thanksgiving and Prayer

for the work of Medical Missions. Conducted by the Rev. G. Appleton , Secretary of the Conference of British Missionary Societies
0 for a thousand tongues (S.P. 695) Lesson from Romans 8, vv. 28-39 Acts of Faith
Praise my soul (S.P. 623) Acts of Thanksgiving
I look to thee in every need (S.P. 632) Prayers and the Lord's Prayer Blessing of the Sick
London Emmanuel Choir directed by E. T. Shepherd
Organist, Cyril Gell

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. G. Appleton
Directed By: E. T. Shepherd
Organist: Cyril Gell

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Christian Medical Missions in India, Nepal, and Pakistan, by Dr. Michael Ward
Contributions for the medical service of all missionary societies who work in India, Nepal, and Pakistan, and who are members of the Conference of British Missionary Societies, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
Dr. Ward, who was Medical Officer of the expedition that conquered Mount Everest in 1953, appeals for the 150 hospitals in India and Pakistan which are supported by British missionary societies, and for the newly organised United Medical Mission in Nepal.

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Michael Ward

: Renee Asherson in 'THE WOODLANDERS'

Thomas Hardy 's novel adapted by Desmond Hawkins
10-' Marty says Farewell'
Produced by Owen Reed

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Adapted By: Desmond Hawkins
Produced By: Owen Reed
Marty South: Beatrice Bevan
Edred Fitzpiers: Andrew Faulds
Grace Fitzpiers: Renée Asherson
Mr Melbury: Hedley Goodall
Robert Creedle: Charles E Stidwill
Suke Damson: June Barrie

: The Reith Lectures THE ENGLISHNESS OF ENGLISH ART

See top of page and page 3
These lectures will be printed in ' The Listener'

: DEBUSSY

Children's Corner Suite:
Dr. Gradus ad Parnassum; Jimbo's lullaby; Serenade for the doll; Snow is dancing; The little shepherd; The Golliwogg's cake-walk
Images (Book One):
Reflets dans l'eau; Hommage A Rameau; Mouvement played by Yvonne Lefebure (piano)
Third of four programmes of music by Debussy

Contributors

Piano: Yvonne Lefebure

: IMAGES

A sketch of Debussy's life and works by Edward Lockspeiser
Readers: Olive Gregg ,
Alan Wheatley , John Glen
Edward Lockspeiser has compiled this programme from the composer's letters and other contemporary sources.

Contributors

Readers: Edward Lockspeiser
Readers: Olive Gregg
Readers: Alan Wheatley
Readers: John Glen
Unknown: Edward Lockspeiser

: BRAHMS

Wie rafft ich mich auf in der Nacht
Der Strom, der neben mir verrauschte Du sprichst, dass ich mich tauschte Wehe, so willst du mich wieder Wie bist du, meine Konigin sung by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) with Hertha Klust (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Meine Konigin
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Hertha Klust

: THE EPILOGUE

' Stretch forth thy hand to heal '
Psalm 67 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 7, vv. 2-23
0 God, whose will is life (BBC H.B.
381)
Acts 4, vv. 29-30

: News Summary

followed by . late weather forecast for land areas








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