Park and Dare Workmen's Band
Conductor, Harry Nuttall
and forecast for farmers and shipping
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Michael Collins
' Seek ye the Lord '
Reading from Isaiah 55
Reader, Marjorie Westbury
and forecast for farmers and shipping
A midweek bulletin of food news
Compiled by Louise Davies
Wight Henderson (piano)
Joan Alexander (soprano)
Andrew Bryson (piano)
by Stanley Cerely
' Over all my plans hovered the shadow of this fabulous bird, that was once worth a king's ransom, and is today the national emblem of Iceland.' Stanley Cerely describes his plans to photograph this rare gyr falcon, and the success that crowned them.
STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Queen Philippa and the Burghers of Calais':a story told by Froissart about the reign of Edward III. Script by Rhoda Power.
Feast of St. Andrew
Jesus calls us (BBC H.B. 354) New Every Morning, page 58 Psalm 146 (Broadcast psalter) St. John 1, vv. 35-42a Spread, 0 spread, thou mighty word
(BBC H.B. 182)
Bill Savill and his Orchestra
music AND MOVEMENT II: Marjorie Eele
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS II
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. ' Le Cid ' de Pierre Corneille. Extraits des scenes suivantes, interprétées par les comédiens du Theatre National Populaire avec Gerard Philipe dans le role de Don Rodrigue. Acte 1, Scènes 5. 6; Acte 2, Scène 8: Acte 3, Scène 4; Acte 4, Scene 3; Acte 5. Scene 7. (BBC recording)
and some records
The Radio Revellers invite you to a rendezvous round the radiogram
An agricultural weekly
Topical talks of interest to farmers and country people
News commentary by Clifford Selly
Introduced by George Villiers
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
Reports from Britain and overseas
Records by popular bands from both sides of the Atlantic
Introduced by David Jacobs
LET'S JOIN IN. Miss Toosey prepares for Christmas': an original tale by M. E. Ryder. adapted for broadcasting by Jean Sutcliffe. Part 2
2.20 ADVENTURES IN music. ' Christmas Music first of two illustrated talks by leuan Rees-Davies
2.40 HISTORY. II. Scientific Discovery: Sir William Herschel. Script by Alan Hill
by Evelyn Ford
Charlie, her son:
Gladys, his wife:
Emmie, a friend:
by Aileen Burke and Leone Stewart
Plays produced by Audrey Cameron
For the Feast of Saint Andrew
From the Cathedral Church of St. Mary,
Edinburgh Versicies and Responses (Tomkins) Psalms 147. 148. 149, 150
First Lesson: Ezekiel 47. vv. 1-12
Office Hymn: Jesus calls us! (English
Magnificat (Stanford in G)
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1, v. 18 Nunc dimittis (Stanford in G) Creed, Suffrages, Collects
Anthem: 0 how glorious is the Kingdom (Basil Harwood )
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Assisting at the organ, E. F. Thomas
Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally
My Old Friend: Margaret Smellie tells us some more about her neighbour. Miss Smellie is secretary of the Scottish Old People's Welfare Committee.
Night Attendants: The County Medical Officer and Welfare Officer of Kent, Dr. Alfred Elliott , briefly describes an innovation in local government-the county-wide supply, starting tomorrow, of attendance in the evening and at night for old people ill in their own homes
Programme presented by Richard Baker
For Children of All Ages
'The Purple Comet'
An adventure serial
In four parts by Peter Hayes
1 - 'The Crystal Ball'
Produced by David Davis
'Only now, at a safe distance of years, am I permitted to make public what is perhaps the strangest series of events in the history of our old, old world. At the time, the full significance of the appearance of the Purple Comet was withheld from the general public...'
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. E. D. Jarvis D.D., of Wellington Church, Glasgow
Rev. E. D. Jarvis
Sir John Gaveston:
Shipping and general weather forecasts. followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
A comment on the home news
Speaker, Sam Pollock
played by Jim Cameron and his Scottish Dance Band
Script by Godfrey Harrison
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenouthet
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
Psyche, the dog:
Four conversations between
Patric Dickinson and R. N. Currey
2— 'The Charge of Ugliness'
In this programme the speakers discuss the ingredients of verse-language, rhythm, and sound-in relation to the charge that the poetry written nowadays is ' ugly.'
Max Rostal (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
to the Rev. R. F. V. Scott , Minister of St. Columba's,
Pont Street, London
Dr. Scott, who is Moderator-Designate of the General Assemblv of the Church of Scotland, looks through impressions of the year that is past sent to him by correspondents in touch with events and trends North of the Border.
Programme arranged by Robin Richardson
Rev. R. F. V.
A series of five talks for Advent
2-The Human Dilemma by the Rev. Canon C. E. Raven D.D. ,
In the first talk in this series, Professor T. W. Manson discussed the Biblical meaning of the word * hope.* In this talk Charles Raven speaks as one who has lived through the theological revolutions of the past forty years. As one brought up in the heyday of liberal theology, he approaches with excitement the revival of interest in hope in present-day theological thinking.
Rev. Canon C. E.
followed by late weather forecast for land areas
A review of today's overseas commodity and financial news, and the London Stock Market closing report