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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from J. R. Illingworth 's
' Christian Character '
Read by Sylvia Read

Contributors

Unknown: J. R. Illingworth
Read By: Sylvia Read

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

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

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Ivor Keys
From the Church of St. Mary the Virgin. Nottingham

Contributors

Unknown: Ivor Keys

: THE WORK OF A CHRISTIAN

3-Teaching the Faith
Morning Service from Stoke Rochford Parish Church, Grantham, conducted by the Bishop of Grantham, the Rt.
Rev. Anthony Otter
Bells
Introduction
Sentence, Confession. Absolution Venite
Psalm 114
(Continued in next column)
Lesson: Exodus 3. vv. 1-4, and Deuteronomy 34. vv. 5-10
Jubilate
Creed: Lesser Litanv: Collects
Praise to the Lord. the Almighty
(BBC H.B 17)
Sermon
Lead us, heavenly Father (BBC H.B.
307)
Prayers
Who would true valour see (BBC
H.B. 371)
Blessing
Organist. Gerald Necklen

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Anthony Otter
Organist: Gerald Necklen

: 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

The second of six talks on Augustus Hare by Humphrey Higgens
Hare, as a boy, was passionately eager for instruction, but the tutors he was sent to were either idle or eccentric and of his time at Harrow he said: A boy's school education at this time, except in the highest forms, was hopelessly inane.'
Reader, Richard Hurndall
-
Hare at Oxford and abroad

Contributors

Unknown: Augustus Hare
Unknown: Humphrey Higgens
Reader: Richard Hurndall

: Reginald Jacques introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Concert Overture, Cockaigne (In
London Town) (Elgar)
Symphony No .38. in D (Prague)
(Mozart)
Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)
(Borodin)

: ENTENTE CORDIALE!

Le Long des Quais
Script by Marguerite Dasnieres
Cast in order of speaking:
Richard and Francoise go to the cinema together. Afterwards, as it is a moonlit evening, they walk back by the Seine. The sight of a woman climbing over the parapet of a bridge leads Richard to take over-hasty action.
On manque d'air, it is A; a peine, hardly; rentrer a pied, to walk home; au clair de la lune, by moonlight; grimper, to climb; lachez-moi, let me go; ivre, drunk; essayer, to try: cingle, potty; la pcniche, barge; amarrer, to moor; enjamber, to climb over; se suicider, to commit suicide; la lumierc, light; je passe le premier, I'll go first; déchiré, torn; chic, very nice, smart; ennuyeux, tiresome; sauf, except; la ceinture de sauvetage, lifebelt; se noyer, to drown; venez boire a ma sante, come and drink my health.

Contributors

Script By: Marguerite Dasnieres
Commentator: Stanley MacKenzie
Richard Sterling: Richard Bebb
Francoise Leclerc: Paule Deglon
Dame: Elma Soiron

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Theatre: Philip Hope-Wallace Radio: Tom Hopkinson Book: Margaret Lane
Art: Denis Mathews
Film: George Campbell Dixon

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Tom Hopkinson
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Denis Mathews
Unknown: George Campbell Dixon

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: BIRDS IN BRITAIN

Head of a Hobby
Their Eyes and Ears with some notes on their sense of smell
James Fisher introduces
Peter Mailer of the Ornithological Field Station, Cambridge University, an authority en the hearing of birds Stuart Smith , who discusses the avian eye. of which he has made a study
Walter Flesher , gamekeeper, who, from years of observation out of doors, has learned much of the ways in which different birds use their eyes and ears and, perhaps, their sense of smell
Programme edited by James Fisher
Produced by Brandon Acton-Bond

Contributors

Introduces: James Fisher
Unknown: Peter Mailer
Unknown: Stuart Smith
Unknown: Walter Flesher
Edited By: James Fisher
Produced By: Brandon Acton-Bond

: 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
4-Life in the Commonwealth

Contributors

Presented By: Harold Rosenthal

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Frank Allerton talks about winter storage of chrysanthemums and other plants
Edna M. Shave talks about cyclamen and primulas
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Talks: Frank Allerton
Talks: Edna M. Shave
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: TALKING OF BOOKS

Arthur Calder-Marshall
This week he talks about four new novels: That Uncertain Feeling ' by Kingsley Amis, 'The Fall of The Sparrow ' by Nigel Balchin , The Step-mother ' by R. C. Hutchinson , and ' A Perfect Woman ' by L. P. Hartley.
Readers:
Godfrey Kenton and Hugh Burden i

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall
Unknown: Nigel Balchin
Unknown: R. C. Hutchinson
Readers: L. P. Hartley.
Readers: Godfrey Kenton
Readers: Hugh Burden

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

Lamar Crowson (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens

Contributors

Piano: Lamar Crowson
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Contents:
' The BBC Symphony Orchestra's Twenty-Fifth Birthday ': compiled by Felix Felton
'Symphony and Jazz,' by Spike Hughes
'Musical Profile: Sir Eugene Goossens ,' by Harold Rutland

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: Spike Hughes
Unknown: Sir Eugene Goossens
Unknown: Harold Rutland

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

In Furthest Lleyn by S. A. Claridge
A journey in the steps of the pilgrims who, through the long ages of Welsh history, have made their way to Bardsey, the island of the Saints
The road leads through the Lleyn Peninsula, a special corner of Wales, remote and isolated, a land rich in history and legend
Characters played by: Arthur Williams , Margaret Fisher
Idris Gruff ydd. Charles Williams
R. Lfywelyn Thomas
S. A. Claridge , Sheila Huw Jones
Emrvs Cleaver
Icuan Rhys Williams
Dick Hughes. Alan Mackinnon Production by Evelyn Williams
5.40 For Children of Most Ages
'No Barriers Here '
A personal reminiscence of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, 1955
Collected and presented by David

Contributors

Unknown: S. A. Claridge
Played By: Arthur Williams
Played By: Margaret Fisher
Unknown: Idris Gruff
Unknown: Charles Williams
Unknown: R. Lfywelyn Thomas
Unknown: S. A. Claridge
Unknown: Sheila Huw Jones
Unknown: Emrvs Cleaver
Unknown: Icuan Rhys Williams
Unknown: Dick Hughes.
Unknown: Alan MacKinnon
Production By: Evelyn Williams

: MONEY MATTERS

Personal Overdrafts by R. J. Martin
In his fourth talk on the credit squeeze, Mr. Martin shows how the banks' private customers are being affected by the present curtailment of overdrafts.

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Martin

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: A PORTUGUESE PIONEER

by Maurice Collis
In the mid-sixteenth century Fernao Mendes Pinto spent many years in the Far East, where he was by turns merchant, dealer in arms, pirate, and missionary. Mr. Collis has made a close study of his career, and describes some of his more startling adventures.

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Collis
Unknown: Fernao Mendes Pinto

: THE TOM JENKINS ORCHESTRA

with Gwydion Brooke (bassoon)

Contributors

Bassoon: Gwydion Brooke

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

A series of weekly programmes by Antony Hopkins

: EVENING SERVICE

from Morden Parish Church, Surrey. Conducted by the Rector, the Rev. T. L. Livermore
Jesus the very thought of thee
(Church Hvmnal for the Christian Year, 159)
Confession and Absolution
Psalm 15
Lesson: 1 Peter 3. vv. 10-18 Nunc dimittis
Creed and Collects
Love Divine (C.H. 508) Prayers and Blessing
Organist, C. A. F. T. Spray

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. T. L. Livermore

: RIGHT RELATIONS

C. A. Joyce introduces a dramatised illustration of the problem of right relations between old and young, and discusses it with the Rev. Derrick Greeves
Recorded illustration devised by R. T. Brooks and provided by Shirley King
Violet Carson , and Rosalie Williams

Contributors

Introduces: A. Joyce
Unknown: Rev. Derrick Greeves
Unknown: R. T. Brooks
Provided By: Shirley King
Provided By: Violet Carson
Provided By: Rosalie Williams

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the National Free Church Women's Council
(Women's Section of the Free Church Federal Council) by the President, Mrs. C. R. Batten
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The National Free Church Women's Council was founded, as Mothers' and Girls' Guilds, in 1908 under the leadership of Lady Herbert Lewis , O.B.E., for the purpose of rescue and preventive work among women and girls.
Today the National Council, together with local councils in many parts of the country, maintains homes for the aged, a maternity home for unmarried mothers, hostels for business girls and women, a home for girls needing special care, and a children's home.

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. C. R. Batten
Unknown: Mrs. C. R. Batten
Unknown: Lady Herbert Lewis

: NEWS

: The Reith Lectures THE ENGLISHNESS OF ENGLISH ART

by Nikolaus Pevsner
2-Hogarth and Observed Life
Hogarth declared himself a ' Britophil ' and regarded foreigners as * interlopers.' His work illustrates, in Dr. Pevsner's view, several of the strongest and most enduring of English characteristics. He was intent upon the vivid reporting of what the eye had seen, and with it, to preach a sermon.
The English interest in narrative, fact, and detail, is contrasted with the Continental ' grand manner,' whether expressed in allegory or large religious * pictures. This interest has persisted certainly since the Early Middle Ages, when English artists working in wood, stone, and embroidery, produced work of a kind and quality not found elsewhere.
Next week: Reynolds and Detachment
These lectures will be printed in ' The Listener '

Contributors

Unknown: Nikolaus Pevsner

: DEBUSSY

Myra Verney (soprano) Wilfred Brown (tenor) with Ernest Lush (piano)
Les cloches (Paul Bourget ) Le jet d'eau (Baudelaire) Romance (Paul Bourget )
Ariettes oubliees (Verlaine):
C'est 1'extase: II pleure dans mon coe'ur; L'ombre des arbres: Green;
Spleen Trois Chansons de France:
La Grotte (Tristan Lhermite)
Rondels: Pour ce que plaisance est fnorte: Le temps a laissie son manteau (Charles d'Orleans)
The last of four Debussy programmes

Contributors

Soprano: Myra Verney
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Piano: Ernest Lush
Unknown: Paul Bourget
Unknown: Paul Bourget
Unknown: Spleen Trois Chansons

: MILLICENT, DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND

by L. P. Hartley
An appreciation by a personal friend of one of the great hostesses of Victorian and Edwardian days, who was also a writer and a social worker and who, by her intelligence and charm, impressed all who knew her.

Contributors

Unknown: L. P. Hartley

: PRO MUSICA ANTIQUA

Director, Safford Cape on gramophone records
Resvelons-nous, amoureux (Dufay) Virgine bella (Dufay)
J'attendray tant qu'il vous playra
(Dufay)
El grillo (Josquin des Pres)
N'esse pas un grand deplaisir
(Josquin des Pris)
Tant que vivray (Claudin de Sermisy) II est bel et bon (Passereau)
Ronde, allemande, and salterelle
(Tielman Susato)

Contributors

Director: Safford Cape

: THE EPILOGUE

' Go ye and teach all nations '
Psalm 145, vv. 1-12 (Broadcast Psalter) From 2 Timothy, chapter 2
My God, my King, thy gracious praise
(BBC H.B. 13)
St. Matthew 28, vv. 19 and 20

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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