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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from
'The Christian Doctrine of Creation and Redemption ' by Emil Brunner , D.D. read by Norman Mitchell

Contributors

Unknown: Emil Brunner
Read By: Norman Mitchell

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ORGAN RECITAL

by John Dykes Bower
From St. Paul's Cathedral, London

Contributors

Unknown: John Dykes Bower

: MORNING SERVICE

from the Abbey of Iona <St. Mary's Cathedral); conducted by the Rev. George F. MacLeod, M.c, D.D., Leader of the Iona Community
Metrical Psalm 102, second version. vv. 13-18: Thou shalt arise, and mercy yet (Tune, Duke Street, No. 9)
Call to Prayer; Prayers First Address
Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire
(C.H. 196: Tune, St. Columba)
Lesson: St Matthew 26, vv. 31-40 Second Address
Thy kingdom come, 0 God (C.H. 152) Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
Praise the Lord, his glories show
(C.H. 16)
Blessing
Choirmaster. Reginald Barrett-Ayres

Contributors

Leader: Rev. George F. MacLeod, M.C, D.D.,
Unknown: St Matthew
Choirmaster: Reginald Barrett-Ayres

: Family Portraits: 1: A Child in the House

by V. Sackville-West
Six talks on family tradition

As a child Miss Sackville-West lived alone with her grandfather in the great house of Knole that Queen Elizabeth I gave to her ancestor, Thomas Sackville. On the walls hung many portraits, but the face she remembers best is that of old Sir Thomas, which, but for its encircling ruff, was the face of her own grandfather.
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Speaker: Vita Sackville-West

: Call the Tune

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Joyce Grenfell, Peter Scott, Gerard Hoffnung
Guest, Norman Del Mar
Arranged by Walter Todds

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Peter Scott
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Norman Del Mar
Arranged By: Walter Todds

: Boyd Neel introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Overture: The Water Carrier (Cherubini)
Les nuits d'été (Berlioz) Piano Concerto (Scriabin)
Ballet Suite: Cephale et Procrts

: 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

: NEWS

: THE NATURALIST

Edited and introduced by Maxwell Knight
Starfish and Sea-anemones
Two eminent marine biologists, Professor C. M. Yonge and Dr. Gwynne Vevers , discuss with Maxwell Knight the structure and life-histories of starfish and sea-anemones
Produced by Winwood Read

Contributors

Introduced By: Maxwell Knight
Unknown: Professor C. M. Yonge
Unknown: Dr. Gwynne Vevers
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Produced By: Winwood Read

: Stephen Williams introduces OPERA AT HOME

in which he recalls, with gramophone records, some striking examples of characterisation in opera
This week : ' The Happy Warrior'

: TALKING OF BOOKS

V. S. Pritchett
Mr. Pritchett talks about some recent novels, including ' In the Time of Green-bloom' by Gabriel Fielding , and ' Jamie is My Heart's Desire ' by Alfred Chester.
Readers:
Derek Hart and Godfrey Kenton

Contributors

Unknown: V. S. Pritchett
Unknown: Gabriel Fielding
Readers: Alfred Chester.
Readers: Derek Hart
Readers: Godfrey Kenton

: CHORAL CONCERT

Magda Laszlo (soprano)
Gordon Clinton (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
Goldsbrough Orchestra
(Leader, Emanuel Hurwitz )
Conducted by John Russell

Contributors

Soprano: Magda Laszlo
Baritone: Gordon Clinton
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Goldsbrough Orchestra
Leader: Emanuel Hurwitz
Conducted By: John Russell

: ART TYRANNY v. PUBLIC GOOD TASTE

The Fifty-One Society
(the Northern discussion group) welcomes to Manchester
Sir Albert Richardson, K.c.v.o. President of the Royal Academy and invites him to defend his views on the present condition of the visual arts in Britain
In the chair, Dennis Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Albert Richardson, K.C.V.O.
Unknown: Dennis Chapman

: APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN SONGS

sung by Jean Ritchie on gramophone records

Contributors

Sung By: Jean Ritchie

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

Afternoon Out
Wilfred Pickles visits
The Castle Museum, York
(The Folk Museum of Yorkshire Life) and there meets the Curator, Robert Patterson, A.M.A., H. G. Thornley, C.B.E., the Trustee of the Kirk Collec tion of Bygones, and other interesting people connected with it
Historical scenes re-enacted by Geoffrey Banks , Austin Hyde Mildred Dyson , Tom Harrison
Frederic Wilson , Herbert Smith
Programme arranged and scripted by Margaret Potter
Produced by Trevor Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Patterson, A.M.A.,
Unknown: H. G. Thornley, C.B.E.,
Unknown: Kirk Collec
Unknown: Geoffrey Banks
Unknown: Austin Hyde
Unknown: Mildred Dyson
Unknown: Tom Harrison
Unknown: Frederic Wilson
Unknown: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Margaret Potter
Produced By: Trevor Hill

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: MAX JAFFA

and his Orchestra with John Hauxvell

Contributors

Unknown: John Hauxvell

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Paul Dehn
Radio: Peter de Francia
Book: Margaret Lane
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Richard Findlater

Contributors

Conducted By: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Peter de Francia
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Richard Findlater

: EVENING SERVICE

from Westgate Road Baptist Church, Newcastle upon Tyne; 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. David Batten
' The Lord of Life '
Introit
Introduction
Ye holy angels bright (R.B.C.H. 31) Prayer
The Crucial Question
Reading: St. Mark 8, vv. 22-29. Phillips's translation
Come down, 0 Love divine (R.B.C.H.
189)
The Contemporary Choice
Soldiers of Christ, arise (R.B.C.H.
394)
Prayers
0 Jesus, King most wonderful
(R.B.C.H. 139)
Benediction
Organist and Choirmaster,
George Davis

Contributors

Unknown: David Batten
Choirmaster: George Davis

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Restoration Fund of the Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Elsing, Norfolk, by the Bishop of Thetford, the Rt. Rev. M. P. G. Leonard
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Elsing, was built in 1340 by Sir Hugh Hastings as a thank-offering for his safe return from the French Wars. Among the church's remarkable architectural features is the width of the nave, with no pillar to support the vast span of timbered roof. It also contains many historical treasures, among them the famous Hastings Brass (which originally contained coloured glass, a rare feature among brasses), and the Decorated font cover.

: Ronald Simpson in 'TO LET'

The third book of ' The Forsyte Saga' by John Galsworthy
Adapted by Muriel Levy
Part 3
Production by Hugh Stewart
Irene tells her husband, Jolyon, of her encounter with Soames and his daughter Fleur. Now a sick man, Jolyon decides that he and his wife have no right to keep the truth from their son Jon, who is much attracted by Fleur. How can they best tell him of his relationship to her?
In order to learn farming, Jon is invited to stay with Holly and Val Dartie. Fleur manoeuvres an invitation at the same time, and Jolyon and Soames are each worried in case the Darties reveal the past to the two young people.

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Adapted By: Muriel Levy
Production By: Hugh Stewart
Soames: Ronald Simpson
Fleur: Monica Grey
Jon: John Forrest
Holly: Gillian Maude
Winifred: Courtney Hope
Val: Lewis Stringer
Sims: Hamilton Dyce

: Great Tom NEWS

: THE SOVIET ARMY ENSEMBLE

Artistic director and conductor,
Boris Alexandrov presents a programme of songs from East and West
Introduced by Frank Phillips

Contributors

Conductor: Boris Alexandrov
Introduced By: Frank Phillips

: LETTER TO A YOUNG POLITICIAN

by Christopher Hollis
In this series of seven talks, which derives its inspiration from Virginia Woolf s ' Letter to a Young Poet' written in 1931, men experienced in their various walks of life offer advice to young men at the outset of their careers. Christopher Hollis speaks as a parliamentarian of nine years' experience and as the reflective author of ' Can Parliament Survive? '

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Hollis
Unknown: Christopher Hollis

: MUSIC FOR THE GUITAR

played by Julian Bream

Contributors

Played By: Julian Bream

: SARGASSO SAGA

The romantic story of an eel's struggle for existence
Those who help to unfold the story include elver catchers at Tewkesbury, eel babbers in the Fens, and eel fishermen on the Norfolk broads
Programme devised by Bill Latto and told by John Norman and Bill Latto
Produced by H. Saunders-Jacobs
Born in the weedy waters of the Sargasso Sea, the tiny creature strikes out eastward to the inland waters of Europe, facing many hazards along the route.
(: a new production of the programme broadcast on June 26)

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Latto
Told By: John Norman
Told By: Bill Latto
Produced By: H. Saunders-Jacobs

: THE EPILOGUE

' He was transfigured'
St. Matthew 17, vv. 1-8
Canticle 2
2 Corinthians 3. v. 1, to 4, v. 6
Hail, gladdening light (BBC H.B. 416) Revelation 22, v. 5

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: Close Down









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