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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from Hymns in a Man's Life' by D. H. Lawrence
Read by Sheila Raynor

Contributors

Unknown: D. H. Lawrence
Read By: Sheila Raynor

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Conducted By: Gilbert Vinter

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Ralph Downes
From Brompton Oratory, London

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Downes

: THE SERVICE OF HOLY COMMUNION

Sung Eucharist from St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London. Celebrant, the Rev. D. C. Gray. Subdeacon, Alistair Warwick. Deacon and Preacher, the Vicar, the Rev. D. B. Harris
(Continued in next column)
Introit: We have waited, 0 God, for thy loving kindness (E.H. 700)
The Lord's Prayer and Collect for
Purity
Kyrie (William Harris in C)
Collect, Epistle, and Gospel for the eighth Sunday after Trinity
Gradual: Be thou my strong rock Creed
Sermon
Offertory: Lord. it belongs not to my care (E.H. 433)
Prayers
Preface, Sanctus, and Benedictus
The Consecration and the Lord's
Prayer
Agnus Dei
At the Communion: Come, my soul
(E.H 377)
Thanksgiving
Gloria in excelsis
Blessing
King of glory, King of peace (E.H.
424)
The Service sung to the setting of Herbert Sumsion in F
Organist and Choirmaster,
Richard Latham

Contributors

Unknown: William Harris
Unknown: Herbert Sumsion
Choirmaster: Richard Latham

: BETTESWORTH AND HIS WIFE, LUCY

The fourth of five readings from the works of George Bourne
Selected and read by Bernard Miles
Behind all Bettesworth's curiosity and lively chatter lay the shadow of Lucy, his wife. Prematurely aged, she lived in a kind of mental twilight, growing increasingly querulous, suspicious, and exacting. But the old man remained loyal to her to the end: ' They says you takes 'em for better or worse; and she bin a good mate to me. That's why I hangs on to her. If she'd bin one o' these harum-scarum ones, then I shouldn't trouble.'

Contributors

Unknown: George Bourne
Read By: Bernard Miles

: CALL THE TUNE

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Joyce Grenfell
Stephen Potter , Paul Dehn
Guest, Denis Matthews
Arranged by Walter Todds
A series of programmes designed to test, not too seriously, your general knowledge of music

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Denis Matthews
Arranged By: Walter Todds

: Robert Irwin introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Symphony No. 83 (The Hen) (Haydn) Oboe Concerto in C minor (Marcello) Songs by Brahms
English Dances (Malcolm Arnold)

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh

: FAMILY BUSINESS

In the last of this series of record programmes David Franklin requests the pleasure of your company at some operatic weddings

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Professor R. H. Stoughton and Ben Easey discuss organic gardening
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Professor R. H. Stoughton
Introduced By: Ben Easey
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: A CONCERT

Leon Goossens (oboe)
Jacques String Orchestra (Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conductor, Reginald Jacques
From Eynsham Parish Church,
Oxfordshire
Concert organised by the Oxford International Centre

Contributors

Oboe: Leon Goossens
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conductor: Reginald Jacques

: TALKING OF BOOKS

V. S. Pritchett
L. H. Myers's trilogy, The Root and the Flower, was published in 1935. In 1940 came a sequel, The Pool of Vishnu, and to the whole work Myers gave the title, The Near and Far. Although the scene of these books is set in sixteenth-century India, their subject is in fact entirely contemporary. V. S. Pritchett talks about those remarkable novels, which have recently formed the subject of a critical study by G. H. Bantock.
Reader. Denis McCarthy

Contributors

Unknown: V. S. Pritchett
Reader: G. H. Bantock.
Reader: Denis McCarthy

: THE BOY IN THE GALLERY

A review of English life as it is recorded in the songs of the Music-Hall
Colin Maclnnes takes the theme of holidays as his subject for the fifth in a series of six programmes with Clarence Wright accompanied by Alan Paul and records of some of the original artists

Contributors

Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Accompanied By: Alan Paul

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
Mary Rowland sings'
Songs at the Celtic Harp followed by ' Fairer-than-a-Fairy '
A story from Andrew Lang 's
Yellow Fairy Book made into a play for broadcasting by Nan Macdonald
Produced by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Lang
Broadcasting By: Nan MacDonald
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Fairer-than-a-Fairy: Jean Fox
Prince Rainbow: John Mead
Lagree, a wicked fairy: Alison Bayley
The wife of Locrinos: Sybil Holroyd
First Green and White Lady: Rosalie Williams
Second Green and White Lady: Doris Gambell
Third Green and White Lady: Madeleine Vacher
A Fairy: Karal Gardner
The Storyteller: Hugh Morton

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: SIDNEY SAX

and the Winter Garden Orchestra with Dave Shand (saxophone)

Contributors

Unknown: Dave Shand

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Philip Hope-Wallace
Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre:T. C. Worsley Radio: Peter de Francia
Book: Margaret Lane Art: Eric Newton

Contributors

Conducted By: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: Peter de Francia
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Eric Newton

: EVENING SERVICE

From the Roman Catholic Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer and St. Thomas More, Chelsea. Conducted by Father A. de Zulueta.
Preacher, Monsignor R. A. Knox
Introduction
All ye who seek a comfort sure (W.H.
89)
Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory Be Prayer of St. Thomas More Glory be to Jesus (W.H. 96) Sermon
Exaltabo Te, Domine (Palestrina) Benediction:
0 Salutaris (Palestrina)
Tantum Ergo (Plainchant) Blessing
Divine Praises
To Christ the Prince of Peace (W.H.
86)
Organist. Grace Craven
Choirmaster, John Hoban

Contributors

Organist: Grace Craven
Choirmaster: John Hoban

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Servite House, by Father Gordon Albion
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
Servite House was opened in 1947 to provide a home for aged and infirm men and women who are in need of care and attention, and who have no one to look after them. People of all denominations are accepted, priority being given to those who suffered in the war. There is accommodation for thirty-two residents and everything possible is done to give them a feeling of being at home. In illness they are nursed in the house, unless hospital treatment is necessary, in which case the beds are kept for their return home.
£ 5,000 is required to reduce the mortgage. The residents pay what they can afford and the Local Authorities also help, but there is a considerable deficit that can only be reduced by voluntary donation.

Contributors

Unknown: Father Gordon Albion

: Leo Genn with Ronald Simpson in ' TO LET'

The third book of ' The Forsyte Saga ' by John Galsworthy
Part 1
See top of page

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy

: ' THE BIRTH OF AN OPERA'

' Le Nozze di Figaro
An illustrated study in the origins of Mozart's opera by Hanns Hammelmann and Michael Rose
Readers:
Singers:
(in excerpts from Mozart's ' Le Nozze di Figaro,' ' L'Oca del Cairo,' ' Lo Sposo deluso,' and Coronation Mass; and Paisiello's ' II Barbiere di Siviglia')
Adele Leigh , Joan Sutherland
Catherine Lawson , Rowland Jones
John Kentish , Geraint Evans
John Hargreaves , Michael Langdon
Hugo D'Alton (mandolin)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Arthur Leavins )
Conducted by John Pritchard
Repetiteur, George Coop
Production by Christopher Sykes
The extract from the aria ' Voi che sapete,' sung by Irmgard Secfried with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and the extract from the Overture to ' Figaro,' played by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Rafael Kubelik, are on gramophone records. The aria ' Manner suchen stets zu naschen ' has been specially reconstructed by Dr. H. F. Redlich, whose version of three items in ' L'Oca del Cairo ' is also used. The opening duet from ' L'Oca del Cairo * and the overture to * Lo Sposo deluso are from the version by Hans Erismann.

Contributors

Unknown: Hanns Hammelmann
Readers: Michael Rose
Unknown: Adele Leigh
Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Catherine Lawson
Unknown: Rowland Jones
Unknown: John Kentish
Unknown: Geraint Evans
Unknown: John Hargreaves
Unknown: Michael Langdon
Unknown: Hugo D'Alton
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conducted By: John Pritchard
Repetiteur: George Coop
Production By: Christopher Sykes
Mozart: Robert Eddison
Narrator: James McKechnie
Leopold Mozart: Bryan Powley
Michael Kelly: Robert Irwin
Da Ponte: Esmé Percy
Beaumarchais: Robert Sansom

: THE EPILOGUE

' He giveth power to the faint'
Isaiah 40. vv. 27-31
Psalm 147 (Broadcast Psalter) Colossians 1, vv. 3-27
0 for a thousand tongues to sing
(BBC H.B. 278)
Colossians 2, vv. 6 and 7

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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