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: The First Day of the Week

A reading for Sunday morning from the work of John Newton on ' To Grow Tall By Stooping '
From A Book of Personal Religion edited by Nathaniel Micklem
Reader. David Dunhill


Unknown: John Newton
Edited By: Nathaniel Micklem
Edited By: Reader. David Dunhill

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


BBC Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Stanford Robinson


Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


by Wilfred J. Emery
From St. Mungo's Cathedral,
(Continued in next column)


Unknown: Wilfred J. Emery


For Education Sunday from Hemingford Abbots Parish Church, Huntingdon, conducted by the Rector, the Rev. J. R. Stevens. Preacher, Lord Hemingford
Faithful Shepherd, feed me (A. and M. 730)
Confession and Absolution
The Lord's Prayer Sentences
Psalm 119, vv. 33-48
Lesson: Ephesians 4. vv. 1-16
Thou art the way (A. and M. 199) Address
Fill thou my life (A. and M. 706) Prayers
Now thank we all our God (A. and M. 379)
Organist. G. S. Short


Unknown: Rev. J. R. Stevens.
Organist: G. S. Short


A. L. Rowse , the historian, has been asked to say what ten objects he would choose to represent the 1950s for the future, in case no other record were to survive


Unknown: A. L. Rowse


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Review
Contributed by Trevor Harvey , Donald Mitchell and Desmond Shawe-Taylor


Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Donald Mitchell
Unknown: Desmond Shawe-Taylor

: Scott Goddard introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Excerpts from
The Dream of Gerontius (Elgar)


A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
6-A In recherche des objets trouves
Script by Max Bellancourt
Produced by W. R. H. Carling
Brian has the misfortune to lose his wallet and runs into difficulties in trying to find the Lost Property Office.
La rente, pension, allowance; la pension, payment for board and lodging; le portefeuille, wallet; la piece, room; t'agence immobilière, estate-agents; les pieces d'identite, identification papers; remplir une fiche, to fill in a form; vous avez compris ce qu'il vient de me dire? did you understand what he has just told me?; ca ne presse pas, there's no hurry; ne vous en faites pas, don't worry; je voulais vous regler ce que je vous dois, I wanted to pay you what 1 owe.


Script By: Max Bellancourt
Produced By: W. R. H. Carling
Auguste Vidal: Jacques Brunius
Brian Walker: David Enders
Madame Vidat: Sonia Windsor
John Weston: Hugh David
Woman: Jacqueline Robert
Girl in office: Elma Soiron


The Navy League's annual ceremony at the foot of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square
Address by the Second Sea Lord,
Admiral Sir Charles Lambe ,
K.C.B., C.v.o.
Nelson's Prayer before Trafalgar read by the Rev. Austen Williams
Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Music by the Band of H.M. Royal Marines
(Plymouth Group)
Conducted by Captain William Lang. m.b.e.
Director of Music
The scene described by Henry Riddell


Unknown: Sir Charles Lambe
Conducted By: Captain William Lang.
Unknown: Henry Riddell

: The Weather

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


of East Africa
Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret, who has been in Mauritius, Zanzibar, and Tan ganyika , has now returned to Kenya for the last week of the tour
Patrick Smith describes the progress of the tour, illustrated by on-the-spot recordings


Unknown: Tan Ganyika
Unknown: Patrick Smith

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight and Ralph Wightman
Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Bill Coysh


Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Bill Coysh


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Professor R. H. Stoughton , Will Ingwersen , and Fred Streeter discuss with Roy Hay in his Surrey garden the problems common to many gardeners


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Professor R. H. Stoughton
Introduced By: Will Ingwersen
Introduced By: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Roy Hay


Peter Katin (piano)
BBC Scottish Orchestra (Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte


Piano: Peter Katin
Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte


Philip Toynbee
The short story is a rather neglected form in England at present. Philip Toynbee speaks about two recent collections, ' Roman Tales' by Alberto Moravia , and ' Modern French Stories' edited by John Lehmann.
John Glen and Derek Hart


Unknown: Philip Toynbee
Unknown: Alberto Moravia
Edited By: John Lehmann.
Readers: John Glen
Readers: Derek Hart


Gramophone records of music by Rameau


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


For Children of Most Ages
' A Taste of Manhood '
A story by James McLeman
Read by Douglas Robin
' For Thy Great Glory'
Tom Fleming visits a famous old Scottish Cathedral. He meets the Minister and hears something of the history of the Cathedral, in which is to be seen the tomb of St. Mungo
The Service which follows is attended by children from various organisations -connected with Glasgow Cathedral and its neighbour church, the Barony
The Service is conducted by the Rev. George Buchanan Smith , with an address by the Rev. A. Nevile David son, D.D., Minister of ie Cathedral and includes:
Come children, join to sing (C.H. 177) I love to hear the story (C.H. 71) Metrical Psalm 23
Organist and Choirmaster,
Wilfred J. Emery


Story By: James McLeman
Read By: Douglas Robin
Unknown: Tom Fleming
Unknown: George Buchanan Smith
Unknown: Rev. A. Nevile David
Choirmaster: Wilfred J. Emery


Fringe Benefits
Edward Leader looks at some alternatives to direct wage increases

: The Weather

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


and the Winter Garden Orchestra
Alan Civil (horn)


Horn: Alan Civil


Conducted byT. C. Worsley
Radio: Lionel Hale
Book: Walter Allen
Art: J. M. Richards
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: Harold Hobson


Conducted By: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: J. M. Richards
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Harold Hobson


A series of services from Cambridge
1-Faith and the Bible
Evening Service from the Chapel of Gonville and Caius
College, Cambridge; conducted by the Dean, the Rev. Hugh Montefiore
0 Lord, open thou our lips Psalm 23
(Continued in next column)
First Lesson: Exodus 3, w. 11-15 Magnificat
Second Lesson: Hebrews 10. vv. 19-25 Nunc dimittis
Creed and Collects
Breathe on me, breath of God (A. and M. Rev. 236)
The King of love my shepherd is (A. and M. Rev. 197)
Organist, J. M. Edwards


Unknown: Rev. Hugh Montefiore
Organist: J. M. Edwards


Appeal on behalf of the Missions to Seamen by Richard Dimbleby , O.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
This year the Missions to Seamen, the ' Flying Angel,' as it is affectionately known among seamen, celebrates its centenary of service to all seafarers along the trade routes of the world. In its seventy-seven institutes and hostels from Rio to Rotterdam, Manchester to Melbourne, and Singapore to Southampton, the Missions' chaplains, lay readers, and other workers are available to help seamen both ashore and afloat. Often the ' Flying Angel chaplain is the first visitor to climb the ship's gangway in port, bringing a warm welcome and the assurance of helpful Christian care offered to all seafarers, irrespective of race or rank. To continue this work the ' Flying Angel' Mission needs about £ 360,000 annually.


Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby

: Bernard Braden in ' SO LITTLE TIME'

A novel by John P. Marquand adapted as a serial for broadcasting in twelveparts by H. Oldfield Box
3-' Don't talk lines '
(Continued in next column)
Other parts played by Ronald Wilson and Merrill Todd
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham
Time: October 1940. Place: New York Jeffrey Wilson , a successful play-adapter, married to a woman with whom he has really nothing in common, and his personal frustrations and anxieties brought to a climax by the way the war is going over in Europe, looks back over his past life. He remembers his ' small-town' young manhood, his early love, his experiences in the past world war, and his meeting when the war was over with Madge Hayes , the society girl above his own class, who was to become his wife.


Novel By: John P. Marquand
Unknown: H. Oldfield Box
Played By: Ronald Wilson
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Unknown: Jeffrey Wilson
Unknown: Madge Hayes
Jeffrey Wilson: Bernard Braden
Madge, his wife: Helen Horton
Alf his brother: Warren Stanhope
Jim, his elder son: Geoffrey Matthews
Minot Roberts: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Marianna Miller: June Tobin
Jesse Fineman: Harry Towb
Sidney Coles: Christopher Taylor
Newsreader: Emerton Court


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A series of weekly programmes by Antony Hopkins


Unknown: Antony Hopkins


' One thing is needful'
Reading from Isaiah 26
Psalm 65, vv. 1-9 (Broadcast psalter) St. Luke 10. v. 38. to 11. v. 13
Jesu, the very thought of thee (BBC
H.B. 322)
Philippians 4, v. 6

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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