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: The First Day of the Week

A reading for Sunday morning from
'The Forgiveness of Sins' by E. Basil Redlich part of the chanter on 'Human Forgiveness and Repentance'
Reader, Norman Mitchell


Unknown: E. Basil Redlich
Reader: Norman Mitchell

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor, Vilem Tausky


Conductor: Vilem Tausky

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


by Ivor Keys
From Worcester Cathedral
Selection from
Bach's Clavieriibung, Part 3
Prelude in E flat (S.552/1)
Chorale Preludes:
Kvrie Gott. heiliger Geist (S.671)
Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr
Fughetta: Wir glauhen all' an einen
Gott. Schfipfer (S.681)
Chorale Prelude: Vater unser im
Himmelreich (S.683)
Fugue in F, flat (S.552/2) (St. Anne)


From Bethel Methodist Church. Durham; conducted by the Rev. C. Kingsley Barrett
Begin, my soul, some heavenly theme
(M.H.B. 72)
Prayer: the Lord's Prayer
Through all the changing scenes of life (M.HB. 427)
First Lesson: Micah 6, vv. 1-8
0 Jesu Christ, grow thou in me
(M.H.B. 463)
Father. Son. and Holy Ghost (M.HB
Lord. in the strength of grace
(M.H.B. 694)
Organist. J. Oxenham Dowell


Unknown: C. Kingsley Barrett
Organist: J. Oxenham Dowell


by Sybil Marshall
Mrs. Marshall retells her father's story, in the very words in which she took it down, of the now vanished life of the brick kilns in the Fen country.


Unknown: Sybil Marshall


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
'Haydn and Oratorio,' by Scott Goddard
' Ravel's Piano Concertos,' by Martin Cooper
' The Absurdity of Musical Fashions,' recorded by Francis Toye
' Musical Profile-George Malcolm ,' by Joan Chissell


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Scott Goddard
Unknown: Martin Cooper
Unknown: Francis Toye
Musical: Profile-George Malcolm
Unknown: Joan Chissell

: Malcolm Macdonald introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Cello Concerto in D (Haydn)
Three Fragments from Wozzeck (Berg)


A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
8-Brian est invite chez les Duclos
Script by Max Bellancourt
Produced bv W R. H. Carling
Brian is invited to tea at the Duclos's where his friend John is staying.
Le flegme britannique, British sang-froid; nerveux, highly struns; apprehender, to fear; l'impair, blunder; briser (casser), to break; ravi, delighted; sourd, deaf; coupable, guilty; faux, wrong; la femme de menage, charwoman, housekeeper; faute de, for want of; le gouter ne se prend pas avant quatre heures et demie, you don't have uj before half past four; c'est aimable a vous d'etre venu nous voir, it is nice of you to come; prenez la peine de vous asseoir, do su down; faire des etudes de droit, to study law; faire bouillir de I'eau, to boil water; tout s'est bien passe, all went well


Script By: Max Bellancourt
Unknown: R. H. Carling


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


His Royal Highness has now left for New Guinea
Anthony Lawrence reports on the progress of the tour, illustrated with on-the-spot recordings


Unknown: Anthony Lawrence


Edited and introduced by Maxwell Knight
The protection of animals in their natural state involves a great deal more than controlling their destruction by man. Maxwell Knight discusses this with Leo Harrison Matthews and Captain Charles Pitman.
Produced by Patrick Dromgoole


Unknown: Leo Harrison Matthews
Unknown: Captain Charles Pitman.
Produced By: Patrick Dromgoole


(mezzo-soprano) with Gaston Micheletti (tenor) in excerpts from 'Carmen on yrramophone records


Tenor: Gaston Micheletti


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
W J Sanday talks about the newel roses
Ian Greenfield deals with the autumn treatment of lawns
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Talks: W J Sanday
Unknown: Ian Greenfield
Unknown: Fred Streeter


Phyllis Sellick (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens


Piano: Phyllis Sellick
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens


A monthly magazine
The Theatre Invades the Cinema
A survey by Gordon Gow
In spite of the problems of adapting a play into a film script, the cinema has always taken some of its subjects from the theatre; while at the same time some playwrights have been influenced by the techniques of the cinema. But. superficially, wide screens have brought the cinema closer to the theatre, and a large proportion of the films to be seen at the present time have been adapted from the theatre-some much changed, some hardly at all.
Gordon Gow examines this tendency and its success in particular films, musical and straight; and he considers what are the elements of a successful film musical.
The programme is illustrated with sound-track from some of the films. and includes interviews with Mervvn LeRoy , director of 'The Bad Seed": Agnes de Mille, choreographer of Oklahoma': and Stanley Donen , director of ' On the Town ' and ' Seven Brides for Seven Brothers talking with Lindsay Anderson


Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Mervvn Leroy
Unknown: Stanley Donen
Unknown: Lindsay Anderson


Scenario for four voices by D. S. Savage with music composed and conducted by Christopher Whelen introduced by John Gibson


Voices By: D. S. Savage
Conducted By: Christopher Whelen
Introduced By: John Gibson
The Reader: Lionel Ngakane
The Preacher: Earl Cameron
The Lord: Edric Connor
lonah: Errol John


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


For Children of Most Ages
' Can I get there by candlelight?
Songs, tunes, and stories from the British Isles
2-The West of England
BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell
Alan Bailey (baritone)
Men's Chorus of the BBC West of England Singers
Vincian Trio
June Barrie and Douglas Leach
Presented by Derek Jones Produced by Mollie Austin


Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell
Baritone: Alan Bailey
Unknown: Douglas Leach
Presented By: Derek Jones
Produced By: Mollie Austin


The Rates You Pay
Raising the Money by Edward Leader

: The Weather

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


and the Winter Garden Orchestra with Gwydion Brooke (bassoon)


Bassoon: Gwydion Brooke


Conducted by T. C. Worsley
Art: Colin Maclnnes
Film: C. A. Lejeune Theatre: Eric Keown
Radio: Lionel Hale
Book: Walter Allen


Conducted By: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: Colin MacLnnes
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Walter Allen


A series of services from Cambridge
3-The Problem of Man's Failure
Evening Service from Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, conducted by the Rev. L. V. Wright '
Preacher, the Rt. Rev. Stanley Betts , Bishop of Maidstone
Praise to the Holiest (S.P. 625) The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses Psalm 51. vv. 1-12
Lesson: 2 Corinthians 5, vv. 14-21 Nunc dimittis
Creed and Collects
My God I love thee (S.P. 110) Sermon
Dear Lord and Father of mankind
(S.P. 481)
Prayers and Blessing
Organist, Gwilym Roberts


Unknown: Rev. L. V. Wright
Unknown: Rev. Stanley Betts
Organist: Gwilym Roberts


Appeal on behalf of the Elfrida Rathbone Committee by John Watson J.P. ,
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Elfrida Rathbone Committee continues the work of the late Elfrida Rathbone in helping girls and boys attending special schools for educationally subnormal pupils in Islington and Finsbury, and befriending them after they have left, through clubs and personal service. It works in close co-operation with the local authorities and social agencies concerned with the mentally handicapped, and its office is a rallying point in the district to which problems are brought for solution. Holidays and convalescence are arranged when needed, in addition to parties and treats.
Financial stringency has hitherto prevented the extension of this work to other parts of London, but openings for it have recently occurred in two new areas and the Committee is eager to take advantage of these opportunities. Funds are therefore urgently needed, as expenses must be met entirely by voluntary contributions.


Unknown: John Watson J.P.
Unknown: John Watson

: Bernard Braden in ' SO LITTLE TIME'

A novel by John P. Marquand adapted as a serial in twelve parts by H. Oldfield Box 5
—'Now that you've found your way'
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by Wilfrid Grantham
Jeffrey Wilson, a successful play-doctor (when he had hoped to be a playwright), is married out of his class to a woman of family and money; and they have fundamentally nothing in common.
Jeffrey's chief affections are concentrated in Jim, the eldest of his three children. Jim is of military age, and with the war in Europe threatening to involve America, all Jeffrey's frustrations and anxieties have been brought to a head. Now, reluctantly, with his wife, Madge, he lias gone for the weekend to Madge's great friends, Fred and Beckie -to their over-elaborate old farm house in Connecticut, on which they have lavished a fortune.


Novel By: John P. Marquand
Unknown: H. Oldfield Box
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Jeffrey Wilson: Bernard Braden
Madge, his wife: Helen Horton
Fred: John McLaren
Beckie: Tucker McGuire
Walter Newcombe: Jerry Stovin
Mr Sales: Emerton Court
Mrs Sales: Bessie Love
Louella: Lois McLean
Milt: Haydn Jones
Marianna Miller: June Tobin


by James Thurber
Adapted for broadcasting by Harold Rottesman
Other parts played by Garard Green , Brvan Kendrick Geoffrey Lewis , Richard Mayes Guitar played by Archie Slavin
Music composed bv Michael Hurst and played by the BBC Northern Orchestra Conductor. John Hopkins
Produced by Stanley Williamson


Unknown: James Thurber
Broadcasting By: Harold Rottesman
Played By: Garard Green
Played By: Brvan Kendrick
Played By: Geoffrey Lewis
Guitar: Richard Mayes
Played By: Archie Slavin
Unknown: Michael Hurst
Conductor: John Hopkins
Produced By: Stanley Williamson
Narrator: Stanley Maxted
The Duke of Coffin Castle: Alan Wheatley
Prince Zorn of Zorna: George Hagan
Princess Saralinda: Sheila Raynor
The Golux: Carleton Hobbs
Hagga: Jessie Evans
Hark, the Duke's spy: Deryck Guyler


Eli Goren (violin)
William Pleeth (cello)


Violin: Eli Goren
Cello: William Pleeth


A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins


Programme By: Antony Hopkins


' The God of Hope '
Isaiah 51, vv. 1-5
Psalm 31 (Broadcast psalter) Hebrews 5, v. 6, to 6. v. 20
0 happy band of pilgrims (BBC H.B.
Romans 15. v. 13

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land -areas

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