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: The First Day of the Week

A reading for Sunday morning from part of the chapter on 'The Integrity of the Church' from Alexander Miller's book 'The Renewal of Man'
Reader, Garard Green


Unknown: Alexander Miller

: The Weather

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


Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: The Weather

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by Denis Vaughan with Douglas Whittaker (flute)
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
(first broadcast performance in this country)


Unknown: Denis Vaughan
Flute: Douglas Whittaker


from the Queen's Hall, Methodist Mission, Derby; conducted by the Superintendent, the Rev. Arthur S. Yates , Ph.D., assisted by the Rev. A. G. Tanner and Sister Brenda Barnett
Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
(M.H.B. 109)
Prayer; Commands of Jesus; Collect Lesson
Nicene Creed; Prayers: Sentences Jesus, we thus obey (M.H.B. 761) Sermon
Here. 0 my Lord. I see thee face to face (M.H.B. 772)
Prayer of Humble Access The Communion
Prayer of Thanksgiving The Gloria
Fill thou mv life, 0 Lord my God
(M.H.B. 604)
The Benediction
Organist, Charles Southern


Unknown: Rev. Arthur S. Yates
Unknown: Rev. A. G. Tanner
Unknown: Brenda Barnett
Organist: Charles Southern


E. Arnot Robertson , the novelist and critic, has been asked to say what ten objects she would choose to represent the 1950s for the future, in case no other record were to survive


Unknown: E. Arnot Robertson

: Donald Mitchell introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Excerpts from Tannhauser (Wagner)

: En famille: 3: À travers Paris

Script by Max Bellancourt
Brian and John have their first experience of Paris buses and taxis. At the Gare de l'Est they meet Monique Dupuy again.
Complet, full; se reculer, to move back; le receveur, conductor (of bus or tram); éviter, to avoid; la consigne, cloak-room, left luggage office; le coût de la vie, cost of living; le brouillard, fog: le compteur, (taxi) meter; le numéro d'ordre, numbered ticket to avoid queueing for bus; pourquoi ne s'arrêtent-ils pas?, why don't they stop?; c'est la mauvaise heure, it's the wrong time (e.g., for getting taxis); c'est pour où?, where's it to?


Script: Max Bellancourt
Producer: W. R. H. Calling
Auguste Vidal: Jacques Brunius
Brian Walker: David Enders
Woman: Sonia Windsor
John Weston: Hugh David
Driver: John Serret
Policeman: André Maranne
Bus Conductor: Jean Driant
Man: Maurice Chevallier
Taxi Driver: André Maranne
Monique Dupuy: Paule Deglon

: The Cassino Memorial

Unveiled by Field-Marshal The Earl Alexander of Tunis, K.G.
This memorial has been built by the Imperial War Graves Commission to commemorate men and women of the armies of the Commonwealth who lost their lives in the campaign in Sicily and Italy and have no known grave
Lieut.-General Sir Brian Horrocks K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. , talks about the campaign and those who took part
Brian Johnston - describes the scene at the ceremony
Order of Service
Hymn: O God, our help in ages past Prayers read by the Rev. Norman Maclean, M.B.E., Church of Scotland Chaplain. H.Q. 1 Corps
Address by Field-Marshal the Earl Alexander of Tunis
The Unveiling Last Post
Dedication by the Rev. Canon V. J. Pike C.B., C.B.E, Chaplain to the Queen, Chaplain-General to the Forces
Prayer by the Chaplain-General
Hymn: O Trinity of love and power
Reading and Blessing by the Chaplain-General
Muslim Prayers by the Imam, the Rev. A. M. Ali Hizam
Laying of Wreaths
General Salute
The National Anthem


Unknown: Earl Alexander
Talks: Sir Brian Horrocks K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C.
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Rev. Norman MacLean , M.B.E
Unknown: Earl Alexander
Unknown: Rev. Canon V. J. Pike C.B.. C.B.E
Unknown: Rev. A. M. Ali Hizam

: The Weather

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


Norton Reg Johnston , who was born and lives there, goes round this Oxfordshire market town and talks to friends and acquaintances
Edited and produced by Philip Donnellan


Unknown: Norton Reg Johnston
Produced By: Philip Donnellan

: Stephen Williams introduces OPERA AT HOME

in which he recalls with gramophone records striking examples of characterisation in opera
This week : ' Happy Marriages '


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
W. F. Bewley , C.B.E., D.SC., Fred Streeter , and Roy Hay answer some questions sent by listeners, and Joe Brayshaw asks some of his own


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: W. F. Bewley
Unknown: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Roy Hay
Unknown: Joe Brayshaw

: Beethoven MASS IN D

(Missa Solemnis)
Anny Schlemm (soprano) Grace Hoffman (contralto)
Anton Dermota (tenor)
Josef Greindl (bass)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Otto Klemperer
Kyrie Eleison ; Gloria: Credo
Sanctus; Agnus Dei


Soprano: Anny Schlemm
Contralto: Grace Hoffman
Tenor: Anton Dermota
Bass: Josef Greindl
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Otto Klemperer
Conducted By: Kyrie Eleison
Unknown: Agnus Dei


Philip Toynbee
This week he talks about two recent novels : ' Full Fathom Five ' bv Hugh Sykes Davies and ' The Game and the Ground ' by Peter Vansittart.
Denis McCarthy and David Peel


Unknown: Philip Toynbee
Unknown: Hugh Sykes Davies
Readers: Peter Vansittart.
Readers: Denis McCarthy
Readers: David Peel


Music by Ravel on records
A la manière d'Emanuel Chabrier; A la maniere de Borodine: Sonatine


Music By: Ravel


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


For Children of Most Ages
' Stories of the Saintsby Norman Painting
' Saint Teresa of Avila '
Produced by Peggy Bacon


Unknown: Norman Painting
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Teresa: Mary Wimbush
Don Pedro: Ernest Jay
Don Alonso: Ronald Baddiley
Juana: Thelma Rogers
Prioress: Kay Hudson
Maria: Ysanne Churchman
Dona Guiomor: Joan Geary
Antoma: Dorothy English
Angelo: Arnold Peters
Rubeo: Jack May
Peasant woman: Hilda Birch


Progress Report
Edward Leader considers the latest news on the economic front

: The Weather

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


and the Winter Garden Orchestra with David Branson (piano)


Piano: David Branson


Conducted by John Summerson
Art: J. M. Richards
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: Harold Hobson
Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: Helen Gardner


Conducted By: John Summerson
Unknown: J. M. Richards
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Helen Gardner


from Broxted Parish Church, near Dunmow, Essex; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Eric Raynor
Praise, mv soul. the King of Heaven
(A. and M. 298)
Confession and Absolution
The Lord's my shepherd (BBC H.B.
Lesson: St. Matthew 13. w. 3-9 Magnificat
Creed and Collects
Thanksgivings and Intercessions
All creatures of our God and King
(BBC H.B. 2)
We plough the fields (A. and M. 383) Blessing
Organist, Alice Wood


Unknown: Rev. Eric Raynor
Organist: Alice Wood


Appeal on behalf of the United Nations Association Refugee Fund, by John Arlott
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
There are in Europe today about a quarter of a million refugees in need of international aid. Nearly seventy thousand still live in hutted camps and barracks. Some were victims of the concentration camps; 15,000 of them are children below the age of fourteen; another 15,000 are old or sick and require special care. Some still have hopes of emigration, but most need 'to find a future in the countries where they now live. For all this, money is needéd-to build homes, to provide institutional care for old and sick people, to provide vocational training for the youngsters, to provide loans to help the healthy toward independence. The need is urgent, for many of these courageous people have been refugees for ten years or more. The U.N.A. Refugee Fund is helping to finance these projects sponsored by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees and carried out by the various voluntary organisations which are doing such good work for refugees.


Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Charles Street

: Ronald Simpson in 'TO LET'

The third book of 'The Forsyte Saga'by John Galsworthy
Adapted for broadcasting as a serial in eleven parts by Muriel Levy
(Continued in next column)
Production by Hugh Stewart
Jolyon Forsyte has left his widow, Irene, in possession of Robin Hill and C2,500 a year for life.
Unable to forget Jon, Fleur pays a visit to Robin Hill, and asks him to persuade his mother to let him marry her in spite of all that has happened. Jon is still torn between his love for Fleur and for his mother.
Fleur, meanwhile, tells Soames that it is all in his hands, and asks him to see Irene and persuade her. This he' does, and Irene says it is up to Jon. Jon decides that he must obey his father's wishes and give up Fleur. Fleur takes it very badly. Soames feels he has regained his daughter at the expense of her happiness.


Unknown: John Galsworthy
Unknown: Muriel Levy
Production By: Hugh Stewart
Soames: Ronald Simpson
Irene: Grizelda Hervey
Fleur: Monica Grey
Jon: John Forrest
Holly: Gillian Maude
Val: Lewis Stringer
Winifred: Courtney Hope
June: Belle Chrystall
Annette: Virginia Winter
Gradman: Arthur Ridley
Smither: Molly Rankin
George: Ross Hutchinson
Voice of Jolyon: Leo Genn


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Antony Hopkins
The first of a new series of weekly programmes in which Antony Hopkins will usually discuss a work to be broadcast during the week; sometimes he will go further afield in his choice of topic.


' He will abundantly pardon'
Isaiah 55, vv. 1-7
Psalm 103. vv. 1-12 (Broadcast psalter) St. Luke 15, vv. 11-32
Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise (BBC H.B. 423)
1 John 1, v. 9

: News Summary

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