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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from' Members of Christ ' by the Rt. Rev. Joost de Blank
Part of the chapter on * The Lord and the Church '
Reader. John Glen

Contributors

Reader: John Glen

: The Weather

forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Leighton Lucas

Contributors

Conducted By: Leighton Lucas

: The Weather

forecast for land areas

: ORGAN RECITAL

by H. A. Bennett
From St. Peter's Church,
Eaton Square. London

Contributors

Unknown: H. A. Bennett

: MORNING SERVICE

from St. George's Congregational Church, Middlesbrough; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Dudley S. Noel
0 taste and see (Vaughan Williams) Prayer and the Lord's Prayer Praise the Lord (C.P. 20)
Lesson: St. Matthew 16, vv. 13-28 City of God (C.P. 253) Sermon
Rise up 0 men of God (C.P. 561) Prayers
God of grace (C.P. 563) Blessing
Organist. G. A. Todd

Contributors

Unknown: Dudley S. Noel
Organist: G. A. Todd

: INTIMATE SNAPSHOTS

by Lance Sieveking
3—H. G. Wells
It was whilst staying with G. K. Chesterton that Lance Sieveking met H. G. Wells. After that he used to visit him occasionally at Easton Glebe. Later he worked with him on film scripts and adaptations and saw him frequently during the last three years of his life.

Contributors

Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: G. K. Chesterton
Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Unknown: H. G. Wells.
Unknown: Easton Glebe.

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Retrospect of 1956 'Some notable Performances and Recordings ' by Alec Robertson
' New Versions of old Favourites ' by Trevor Harvey
' Some Additions to the recorded Repertoire ' by Andrew Porter

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Andrew Porter

: John Hollingsworth introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Capriol Suite (Warlock)
Violin Concerto No. 2, in G minor
(Prokofiev)
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Dukas)

: En Famille: 18: L'art d'ecrire

Script by Max Bellancourt
Produced by J. P. Allen
The Vidals and their friends are now in Marseilles. Monsieur Vidal is expecting a letter giving details of a villa which they intend to rent at Boulouris, on the Riviera. Brian and John have to write a letter to a hotel asking for accommodation.
P.T.T. (Postes, telegraphes, et telephones), G.P.O.; la poste (le bureau de poste), post office; Ie poste, position, post; la cabine telephonique, call-box; l'annuaire (des telephones), directory; Ie regional, trunks (toll); Ie faux numero, the wrong number; villa a louer, house to let; le locataire, tenant, occupier; descendre a l'hotel, to put up at the hotel; meilleur marche, cheaper; Ie bureau de tabac, tobacconist's; ne quittez pas, je vous donne la communication, hold on, I'll connect you.

Contributors

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

: 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

: COUNTRY QUESTIONS

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh

: OPERA MOSAIC

Robert Irwin plays some of his favourite records

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Irwin

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Charles Unwin talks about seed novelties
Norman Stewart deals with winter work among the fruit
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Talks: Charles Unwin
Unknown: Norman Stewart
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

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

Contributors

Conducted By: Nicolai Malko

: BY JINGO!

Talking of war books Nigel Nicolson, M.P. , who has reviewed a great many of them, shows how the enormous pool of war experience has been drained off into literary pint pots, tubs, and vats of different shapes and colours. while the liquid still retains a distinctive flavour

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Nicolson, M.P.

: Charles Lloyd Pack in 'FORTUNATO'

by Serafin and Joaquin Quintero
Adapted for broadcasting by Cynthia Pughe
Produced by Hugh Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Joaquin Quintero
Broadcasting By: Cynthia Pughe
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Amaranta: Sybil Arundaie
Constanza: Gillian Maude
Monica: Virginia Winter
Ines: Mary Ogg
Conchita: Gabrielle Blunt
Dressmaker's assistant: Betty Linton
Fortunato Charles: Lloyd Pack
Don Victorio: John Gabriel
Alberto: Simon Lack
Blind man: Roy Hepworth
Old gentleman: Robert Sansom
Gorguera: Brewster Mason

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
•Can I Get There by Candlelight?'
Songs, tunes, and stories from the British Isles
4-The Heart of Englandwith The Albert Webb Orchestra
Ronald Bristol (tenor) and John Moore talks about the countryside round his home in Gloucestershire
Introduced by Bob Arnold Produced by Peggy Bacon

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Webb
Tenor: Ronald Bristol
Talks: John Moore
Introduced By: Bob Arnold
Produced By: Peggy Bacon

: MONEY MATTERS

Monopoly and Your Pocket-1
Edward Leader looks at monopoly in the light of recent developments

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: At Home

Vilem Tausky
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon)
With
Denis Dowling (baritone)
Michael Krein (saxophone)
The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn invite you to listen to a programme of music for the early evening
Produced by Neil Sutherland
(Denis Dowling broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Trust, Ltd.)

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Baritone: Denis Dowling
Baritone: Michael Krein
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Produced By: Neil Sutherland
Produced By: Denis Dowling

: THE CRITICS

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

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Robert Furneaux Jordan
Unknown: Roger Manvell
Unknown: J. W. Lambert
Unknown: John Metcalf

: EVENING SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. Douglas Stewart
The wise may bring their learning
(BBC H.B. 370)
Act of Worship
First Lesson: Ecclesiasticus 38, vv.
24-34
Psalm 8 (Broadcast psalter)
Second Lesson: St. Mark 6, vv. 1-3;
Acts 18, vv. 1-4
The Son of God his glory hides (BBC
H.B. 68)
Prayers
Teach me, my God and King (A. and M. Rev. 337)
Blessing
BBC Singers
Directed by George Thalben-Ball
8.5 Getting and Spending
R. T. Brooks introduces a dramatised episode concerned with ' Earning my Living,' and discusses it with Canon C. J. Stranks
Recorded episode devised by Jenifer Wayne and played by Geoffrey Matthews. Mairhi Russell and Laidman Browne

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Douglas Stewart
Directed By: George Thalben-Ball
Introduces: R. T. Brooks
Unknown: Jenifer Wayne
Played By: Geoffrey Matthews.
Played By: Mairhi Russell
Played By: Laidman Browne

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of King Edward VII 's Hospital for Officers (Sister Agnes') by Captain Anthony Kimmins , O.B.E., R.N. (Retd.)
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Captain Anthony Kimmins , [address removed]
King Edward VII 's Hospital for Officers has both single rooms and small wards, and aU commissioned officers of the Forces are eligible for admission, whether serving or retired. Serving officers are entitled to free nursing and maintenance in the ward beds; any difficulty which other patients may have in paying is always sympathetically considered. The hospital has its own consultant staff, whose fees are in accordance with the patients' means, and there is a Samaritan Fund to help those in straitened circumstances.

Contributors

Unknown: King Edward Vii
Unknown: Captain Anthony Kimmins
Unknown: Captain Anthony Kimmins
Unknown: King Edward Vii

: REDGAUNTLET'

by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted as a serial for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
3—' Wandering Willie'
Produced by James Crampsey
(George Dories is in 'A Scrape of the Pen ' at the Gateway Theatre, Edinburgh)
Darsie Latimer , saved from death in the quicksands by the enigmatic ' Laird of the Solway Lakes,' senses that his rescuer knows more than Darsie himself of the mystery surrounding his birth and fortune. With the help of the Quaker fisherman, Joshua Geddes , young Latimer begins to make his way back to the inn at Shepherd's Bush.
Meanwhile in Edinburgh, Darsie's friend Alan Fairford reports the arrival of two strange visitors to his father's house-a Mr. Herries of Birrenswork, and a young lady in a green mantle. The former makes it clear that his business with the old lawyer concerns Darsie Latimer ; the latter makes it no less clear to young Alan that so long as Darsie remains on Solway-side he is in the gravest danger.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Broadcasting By: John Keir
Produced By: James Crampsey
Produced By: George Dories
Unknown: Darsie Latimer
Unknown: Joshua Geddes
Unknown: Alan Fairford
Unknown: Darsie Latimer
Darsie Latimer: Bryden Murdoch
Joshua Geddes: Andrew Keir
Wandering Willie: C R M Brookes
Maggie: Mary Riggans
Cristal Nixon: George Davies
Lilias: June Shields
Sir Walter: William Crichton

: NEWS

: FOREIGN POLICY IN A DEMOCRACY

by Lord Strang
Former Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign Office
2-Control of Policy
Last week Lord Strang described some of the complex factors involved in the formation of policy. This evening he shows how private and public pressures may affect a Foreign Secretary's control of his country's policy.

: RAVEL

Quartet in F played by the Griller String Quartet:
Sidney Griller (violin) Jack O'Brien (violin) Philip Burton (viola) Colin Hampton (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Sidney Griller
Violin: Jack O'Brien
Viola: Philip Burton
Cello: Colin Hampton

: TIME FOR VERSE

A poetry notebook edited and produced by Patrie Dickinson
Readers. Jill Balcon and C. Day Lewis

Contributors

Produced By: Patrie Dickinson
Readers: Jill Balcon

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins

: THE EPILOGUE

' I have put my Spirit upon him'
Isaiah 42, vv. 1-7
Psalm 146 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 3, vv. 1-17
God of mercy (BBC H.B. 456) St. John 1, v. 32

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: Close Down









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