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A reading for Trinity Sunday by A. . Clutton-Brock
Read by Adza Vincent


Unknown: A. Clutton-Brock
Read By: Adza Vincent

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BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser


Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

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by Herrick Bunney
From St. Giles' Cathedral,
(Continued in next column)


Unknown: Herrick Bunney


from the Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Wincanton, Somerset, conducted by the Rector, the Rev. Philip Allan
The Bells
Holy, Holy. Holy! Lord God Almighty
(A. and M. 160)
Versicles and Responses Psalm 29
First Lesson: Isaiah 6, vv. 1-8 Te Deum
Second Lesson: 1 Peter 1, vv. 1-12 Jubilate
Creed; The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses; Collects
Bright the vision that delighted (A. and M. 161)
Lord, pour thy Spirit from on high
(A. and M. 355)
Organist and Choirmaster,
Harry Carr


Unknown: Rev. Philip Allan
Choirmaster: Harry Carr


Sir Compton Mackenzie reads chapters of his own choosing from the Reminiscences of W. Graham Robertson
7-Of James McNeill Whistler


Unknown: Sir Compton MacKenzie
Unknown: W. Graham Robertson
Unknown: James McNeill Whistler


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Grieg's Accompaniments to Mozart's Piano Sonatas ' by John Amis
' Musical Protlle-Alexander Young ' by Cedric Wallis
' Marin Marais (1656-1728) ' by Jeremy Noble
* Composer and Interpreter-The Interpreter and the Composer's Scriptwriter ' by Sidney Harrison


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Cedric Wallis
Unknown: Jeremy Noble
Unknown: Sidney Harrison

: Reginald Jacques introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Symphony No. 104, in D (London)
Aria: Ah, tarry yet (Cantata No. 11:
Praise our God) (Bach) sung by Kathleen Ferrier
Ballet Music: The Perfect Fool


Sung By: Kathleen Ferrier


9-Lake Constance
Script by Rudi Leonhardt and Arthur Shepherd
Produced by W. R. H. Carling
Henry and Ann are at Lindau on Lake Constance, where they take a boat for Bregenz on the Austrian side. die Schweiz, Switzerland; Oesterreich, Austria; die Abfahrt, departure; die Ankunft, arrival; der Laden, shop (also shutter); die Ansichtskarte, picture post-card; wahlen, to choose; das Reiseandenken, souvenir; spat am Tage, late in the day; die Wanderkarte, (hikers') map; brauchen, to need; schlucken, to swallow; der Hafen, harbour; die
Tasche, pocket (also handbag); gewinnen, tn win; die Wette, bet. bier sind zwanzig Pfennig zuriick, here's twenty Pfennigs change; woher wissen Sie das? how do vou know (that)?; das Vergniigen ist meinerseits, the pleasure is mine.


Script By: Rudi Leonhardt
Produced By: W. R. H. Carling


BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

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A magazine programme edited and introduced by James Fisher
On Building a Nest
James Fisher discusses with Bruce Campbell. William Condry. and Walter Flesher the way in which various birds build their nests, their various nesting sites, and the different forms of nest construction
Produced by Winwood Reade


Introduced By: James Fisher
Unknown: James Fisher
Unknown: Bruce Campbell.
Unknown: William Condry.
Unknown: Walter Flesher
Produced By: Winwood Reade


Gramophone records presented by Dennis Arundell


Presented By: Dennis Arundell


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
F. R. McQuown , Fred Streeter , and Roy Hay discuss their visit to the Chelsea Flower Show


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: F. R. McQuown
Introduced By: Fred Streeter
Introduced By: Roy Hay


Hugh Sykes Davies talks about ' A History of the English-speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill
Readers: Felix Felton and Derek Hart


Talks: Hugh Sykes Davies
Readers: Sir Winston Churchill
Readers: Felix Felton
Readers: Derek Hart


Introduced and conducted by Basil Cameron
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Livia Rev (piano)
Given before an invited audience in the BBC Studios, Maida Vale. London


Conducted By: Basil Cameron
Leader: Paul Beard
Piano: Livia Rev


A series of interviews with well-known people
Dame Ninette de Valois answers personal questions put to her by Paul Dehn,
Margaret Lane, George Rylands


Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: George Rylands


by A. P. Ryan
2-Bisbop Colenso
In these talks A. P. Ryan describes three people who were out of step with the society in which they lived. Their non-conformity caused a great sensation at the time : vet today few people could describe the peculiarity of their behaviour or recall the stir that it caused.
This second talk is about the mid-
Victorian Cornish-born bishop who cast doubts on the literal interpretation of the Bible, produced rational arguments for polygamy among the Zulus, and even after excommunication continued to shock and to fight lay opinion and his ecclesiastical superiors.
Next Sunday: Charles Bradlaugh


Unknown: A. P. Ryan
Unknown: A. P. Ryan
Unknown: Victorian Cornish-Born
Unknown: Charles Bradlaugh


For Older Children
' The Word '
' The grass withereth, the flower fadeth, but the word of our God shall stand for ever' (Isaiah 40, v. 8)
A series of three plays telling how our Bible came into being written by David Scott Daniell in association with • the Rev. Prof. G. W. H. Lampe
1— 'The Greatest Story in the World '
Produced by Peggy Bacon


Written By: David Scott Daniell
Unknown: G. W. H. Lampe
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Storyteller: Geoffrey Lewis
Severus: Peter Wilde
Gallus: Ronald Baddiley
John Mark: Peter Coke
Officer: Oliver Powell
Peter: Charles Leno
Tychicus: Arnold Peters
Centurion: Michael Shaw
Paul: Peter Augustine
Jehudi: Jack Holloway
Joachim: Garth Murray
Eumenes: Leslie Dunn
Origen: Harry Stubbs
Jerome: Christopher Banks
Archdeacon: Jack May
Pope Damascus: Michael Shaw


The Financing of Industry
Edward Leader explains the part your savings can play in industrial enterprise.

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Monia Liter (piano)


Piano: Monia Liter


Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Radio: Lionel Hale
Book: Alan Pryce-Jones
Art: R. H. West water
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: Ivor Brown


Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones
Unknown: R. H. West
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Ivor Brown


from Cemetery Road Baptist Church, Sheffield. Conducted by the Rev. John 0. Barrett, General Superintendent of the North-eastern Area of the Baptist Union; assisted by the Minister of the Church, the Rev. Sydney F. Clark
' A Perplexing Doctrine'
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
(R.B.C.H. 30)
'The Decisive Hour' (Reading: St.
Mark 1)
Thou art the Everlasting Word
(R.B.C.H. 77)
'Father, Son, and Holy Spirit'
Judge eternal, throned in splendour
(R.B.C.H. 529)
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
(R.B.C.H. 417)
Organist, Harold Taylor
Choirmaster, Dorothy Urquhart
In this the second of his studies in St. Mark's Gospel, the Rev. John 0. Barrett speaks to those who find the Christian picture of the Holy Trinity ' a perplexing doctrine.'


Unknown: Rev. Sydney F. Clark
Organist: Harold Taylor
Choirmaster: Dorothy Urquhart

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the Yateley Industries for Disabled Girls (registered in accordance with the National Assistance Act, 1948) by Joyce Grenfell, O.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed].
The Yateley Industries was established to train girls with crippling disabilities to learn a trade and earn their own living instead of being a burden on their relatives and a disappointment to themselves. These girls come from all over Britain and now form a happy community in cottages adjacent to their workshop.
The work they learn is hand printing on fabrics. This is not only an interesting handicraft, but also provides beneficial exercise.
If the girls were able-bodied the industry could probably pay its way. As it is, it badly needs financial support.


Speaker: Joyce Grenfell

: Valentine Dyall in ' THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO'

by Alexandre Dumas from the version for broadcasting in twelve parts by Patrick Riddell
5— 'The Fourteen Years '
Produced by Peter Watts
Edmond Dantes , a young sailor, has been falsely imprisoned for fourteen years in the dreaded Chateau d'lf on an island off Marseilles.
He escapes by taking the place of his dead friend, hoping to cut his way out of a shallow grave, plunge from the battlements, and swim to the nearest island. To his horror, he finds that the dead at the Chateau d'lf have a thirty-six-pound ball tied to their feet and are flung into the sea. Luckily his dead friend had bequeathed him not only the secret of a great treasure, but also his knife.....


Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Unknown: Patrick Riddell
Produced By: Peter Watts
Unknown: Edmond Dantes
Jailer: Paul Hardwick
Captain of a smuggling vessel: Eric Francis
Jacopo a smuggler: Jeffrey Segal
Edmond Dantès: Valentine Dyall
A barber, at Marseilles: Allan McClelland
Gaspard Caderousse: Ronald Sidney
La Carconte, his wife: Gladys Spencer


by Lord Pethick-Lawrence
A career that led from Brixton Jail to Downing Street leaves behind a vast store of memories. Famous men and famous events-with these Lord Pethick-Lawrence has been intimately connected for nearly sixty years. In this talk he recalls those memories of men and events that have retained for him particular significance.


Unknown: Lord Pethick-Lawrence


An account of the battle for the most part in the words of sailors who took part in it
Script by David Woodward
Narrated by Commander
Sir Stephen King-Hall
Produced by John Bridges
Thursday, May 31, and Friday, June I, will see the fortieth anniversary of the Battle of Jutland, one of the great naval battles of all time and one which is the subject, to this day, of extreme controversy.


Script By: David Woodward
Unknown: Sir Stephen King-Hall
Produced By: John Bridges


Liederkreis, Op. 39
In der Fremde; Intermezzo; Waldeagesprach; Die Stille; Mondnacht; Schbne Fremde: Auf einer Burg; In der Fremde: Wehmuth; Zwielicht; Im Walde; Friihlingsnacht sung by Alexander Young (tenor) with Ernest Lush (piano)


Tenor: Alexander Young
Piano: Ernest Lush


. 0 magnify the Lord our God'
Exodus 34, vv. 4-8
Psalm 99 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 Peter 1. vv. 1-23
Father mpst holy (BBC H.B. 167) Revelation 7, v. 12

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