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A reading for Sunday morning
Part of the chapter entitled
'What do we mean by salvation? ' from Lesslie Newbigin 's book
'Sin and Salvation '
Reader, Ross Wilson


Unknown: Lesslie Newbigin
Reader: Ross Wilson

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry


Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gerald Gentry

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


Ludwig Koch introduces the first of a new series of monthly programmes in which he describes the birds which can be heard singing during the month
His talk is illustrated with recordings selected from his famous collection
Produced by Winwood Reade


Introduces: Ludwig Koch
Produced By: Winwood Reade


by Arnold Richardson
From St. Mark's Church,
North Audley Street, London


Unknown: Arnold Richardson


from Emmanuel Church, Plymouth; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. J. Denis WakeHng
The Bells
Sentence; Versicies and Responses Psalm 96
First Lesson: Isaiah 60, vv. 1-5 and 14-16 Te Deum
Second Lesson: St. Luke 3, vv. 15-22 Jubilate
Salutation; the Lord's Prayer;
Brightest and best of the sons of the . morning (A. and M. 643)
As with gladness men of old (A. and M. 79)
Prayers Blessing
Organist, Percy Grant Arnold


Unknown: Rev. J. Denis Wakehng
Organist: Percy Grant Arnold


by Lance Sieveking
2-Paul Nash
In 1914 Paul Nash and Lance Sieveking ioined the Artists' Rifles together and shared a bell tent with ten other recruits. They remained close friends for the remainder of Nash's life.


Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Unknown: Paul Nash
Unknown: Lance Sieveking


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Beethoven's early Piano Sonatas ' by Leonard Isaacs
'The Composer's Stock of Root Ideas ' by Inglis Gundry
' Classical Piano Duets for All' by John Lade
' Music Magazine's Scrapbook for 1956'


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Leonard Isaacs
Unknown: Inglis Gundry

: John Hollingsworth introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Symphony No. 29 in A (Mozart)
Cherry Duet (L'Amico Fritz) (Mascagni)
Excerpts from The Sleeping Princess


A programme for those interested in brushing up their French
17-Sur la route d'Avignon Script by Max Bellancourt
Produced by J. P. Allen
After breakfast the Vidals-Simone, Brian, and John-set off for Avignon. The Vidals' car has a puncture and Brian and John get involved in an accident.
La tuyauterie, pipes; commander, to order (things); la pompe a essence, petrol pump; le pare-brise, windscreen; le démarreur, starter; le contact, ignition; passer les vitesses, to change gear; a quoi sert ... ? what is the purpose of ... ?; se servir de (je me sers de ....), to use; la panne, breakdown; crever, 10 have a puncture; le cric, jack; la roue de re-change, spare tyre; accrocher une voiture, to have a collision with a car; gonfler les pneus, to pump up the tyres; l'embardée, skid, swerve; obtemperer, to obey (police language); la conduiteinterieure, saloon car; avoir une faim de loup, to be awfully hungry; tendre le bras par la portiere, to put your arm out of the window; il a failli nous rentrer dedans, he almost ran into us; I'agglomération, built-up area; etre en etat de contravention, to have broken the law; mettre quelqu'un a I'amende pour exces de vitesse, to fine someone for speeding.


Script By: Max Bellancourt
Produced By: J. P. Allen


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


Norman Ward describes the county town of Westmorland and introduces you to its people
Produced by John Musgrave


Unknown: Norman Ward
Produced By: John Musgrave


Robert Irwin plays some of his favourite records


Unknown: Robert Irwin


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
C. E. Gurr , Chief Education Officer for Middlesex, talks about gardening in schools and makes suggestions for parents who wish to foster their children's interest in the subject
C.E. Taylor gives timely advice on combating pests
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: C. E. Gurr
Unknown: C.E. Taylor
Unknown: Fred Streeter


Roman Totenberg (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Nicolai Malko


Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Nicolai Malko


Philip Toynbee
Mr. Toynbee talks about the work of the American dramatist, Tennessee Williams. Four of his plays, The Glass Menagerie,' ' A Streetcar Named Desire,' ' Summer and Smoke' and Camino Real ,' have recently been published in one volume.
Readers: Guy Kingsley Poynter and Angela Wood


Unknown: Philip Toynbee
Unknown: Camino Real
Unknown: Angela Wood


A story by Charles Dickens adapted for broadcasting by Norman E. Robson
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham


Story By: Charles Dickens
Broadcasting By: Norman E. Robson
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Mr Malderton: Allan Jeayes
Mrs Malderton: Chris Castor
Miss Teresa,: Virginia Winter
Flamwell: Ian Sadler
Horatio Sparkins: Michael Harald
Barton: Jack Allen
Manservant: Michael Turner
Shopwalker: Peter Vaughan


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Children's Hour

Lake Legends
A story and a play based on Welsh folk tales
'The Stray Cow '
A story by E. M. Wilkie told by Margaret Fisher and 'Lady of the Lake'
A play by Ken Etheridge
Flute played by Hywel Edwards
Production by Evelyn Williams

5.30 Following Yonder Star '
A programme for Epiphany
Stories, carols, and poems about the Three Wise Men
Chosen and introduced by the Rev. R. T. Brooks
Carols recorded bv the choir of Wakefield Cathedral


Story By: E. M. Wilkie
Told By: Margaret Fisher
Play By: Ken Etheridge
Played By: Hywel Edwards
Production By: Evelyn Williams
Unknown: Rev. R. T. Brooks
Storyteller: Nia Roger Hughes
Huw a young shepherd: Dillwyn Owen
Gwyn, his friend: Dic Huws
Rhian, the water sprite: Sheila Huw Jones
Morwen: Valerie Berwick
Dyddgu: Angela Day
Angharad: Nesta Harris
Gwawl: Ieuan Rhys Williams


Clearing the Air
Edward Leader replies to some comments.

: The Weather

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

: At Home

Vilem Tausky
The BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon) with Robert Thomas and The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn invite you to listen to a programme of music for the early evening


Leader: William Armon
Unknown: Robert Thomas
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Producer: Neil Sutherland


Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Radio: John Metcalf
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson Art: Robert Furneaux Jordan Film: Roger Manvell
Theatre: J. W. Lambert


Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: John Metcalf
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Robert Furneaux Jordan
Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: J. W. Lambert


The Order of Service for such as would enter into or renew their Covenant with God, according to the Methodist Book of Offices
From Wesley's Chapel, City Road, London, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. R. V. Spivey.
(Continued in next column)
Preacher, the Rev. H. Crawford Walters, President of the Methodist Conference
He that doeth the will of God
Prayers and Lesson
We come unto our fathers' God
(M.H.B. 71)
None other Lamb, none other Name
(M.H.B. 94)
Act of Praise and Thanksgiving
Jesus, the first and last (M.H.B. 105) Confession
Come. let us use the grace divine
(M.H.B. 749)
The Covenant
The Communion
Jesus, we thus obey (M.H.B. 761) Prayers
Captain of Israel's host (M.H.B. 608) Blessing
Nunc dimittis
Organist, Clifford Harman


Unknown: Rev. R. V. Spivey.
Unknown: Rev. H. Crawford
Organist: Clifford Harman


Appeal on behalf of the Institute of Social Psychiatry, by Sir John Gielgud
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be sent to Sir John Gielgud , [address removed]
The Institute of Social Psychiatry has, for the last eighteen years, done pioneering work in the mental health field by means of the therapeutic social club, the day hospital, and the after-care rehabilitation centre. These three experiments have proved so successful that they are being put to wider use in this and other countries: they endeavour in their separate ways to replace the mental hospital and to help all those who suffer from various kinds of mental illness, extreme shyness, instability, and eccentricity.
In order to help more patients it is essential to start a new therapeutic hostel. This means buying and equipping a house. It is for this purpose and for the work of the Institute generally that the appeal is being made.


Unknown: Sir John Gielgud
Unknown: Sir John Gielgud


by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted as a serial for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
Produced by James Crampsey
Darsie Latimer has gone from Edinburgh to the Solway Firth to have a fishing holiday, to be nearer the England of his birth-which he has been forbidden to enter until he inherits his fortune in four years' time when he is twenty-five-and, perhaps, to find romance. While fishing he is rescued from the quicksands by a mysterious stranger who takes him to his home for the night out of the storm. Darsie upsets his host and serving-man by asking for grace to be said before the evening meal, but rather than disappoint a guest his host summons-romance?


Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Broadcasting By: John Keir Cross
Produced By: James Crampsey
Unknown: Darsie Latimer
Darsie Latimer: Bryden Murdoch
Alan Fairford: Tom Fleming
Alexander Fairford: E J P MacE
The Laird: David Steuart
Greenmantle: June Shields
Joshua Geddes: Andrew Keir
Manservant: John Young
Sir Walter: William Crichton


by Lord Strang
Former Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign Office
1-Formation of Policy
In the first of two talks Lord Strang describes some of the complex-and often conflicting-factors which a democratic Foreign Secretary must weigh in formulating his country's policy.


Mass for five voices sung by the Schola Polyphonica
Director, Henry Washington
From Brompton Oratory


Director: Henry Washington


by Madden Cassidy
Read by Russell Napier
The story of a boy who went to Sydney to look for his father


Unknown: Madden Cassidy
Read By: Russell Napier


Antony Hopkins
In this series of weekly programmes Antony Hopkins usually discusses a work to be broadcast during the week: sometimes he goes further afield in his choice of topic.


Unknown: Antony Hopkins


' A light for the Gentiles '
Isaiah 60, vv. 1-6 and v. 11
Psalm 96 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 1, v. 18, to 2, v. 12
Earth hath many a noble city (EEC
H.B. 64)
St. Luke 1, w. 78 and 79

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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