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: The First Day of the Week

A reading for Sunday morning from Chapter 1 of Nathaniel Micklem 's book
' The Abyss of Truth '
Reader. Olive Gregg


Unknown: Nathaniel Micklem
Reader: Olive Gregg

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Leo Wurmser


Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


Ludwig Koch introduces birds that can be heard singing in the month of February
His talk is illustrated with recordings selected from his collection
Produced by Winwood Reade


Introduces: Ludwig Koch
Produced By: Winwood Reade


by Ivor Keys
From Crypt Chapel. Portland Building
Nottingham University


Unknown: Ivor Keys


A Service on this theme as developed in the Old and New Testaments, from St. Mary the Virgin, Hanley Castle, Worcester-shire; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Maurice Dean
Bidding and the Lord's Prayer Psalm 139, vv. 1-11
Readings from Genesis 3. 12. and 33 The God of Abraham (S.P. 389) Address, Part 1
Reading from Hebrews 9
A message came to a maiden (S.P.
Address, Part 2
When Mary brought her treasure
(S.P. 223)
We love the place. 0 God (S.P. 688) Blessing
Organist, Frank Jarratt


Organist: Frank Jarratt


by Lance Sieveking
6-Sir Edward Marsh
For many years Sir Edward Marsh was Sir Winston Churchill's Private Secretary and it was at the time when Sir Winston was First Lord of the Admiralty during the first world war that Paul Nash introduced Lance Sieveking to ' Eddie Marsh. He is remembered as a friend and patron of young artists and poets, particularly of Rupert Brooke.


Unknown: Lance Sieveking


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Beethoven's Septet' by Malcolm Macdonald
' Musical Profile-Michael Rabin ' by John Warrack
' Sight and Sound in Music ' by Hugo Cole
' Classical Piano Duets for All' by John Lade


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Malcolm MacDonald
Musical: Profile-Michael Rabin
Unknown: John Warrack
Music By: Hugo Cole
Unknown: John Lade

: Alec Robertson introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Excerpts from La Boheme (Puccini) with Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
Jussi Bjorling (tenor)
R.C.A. Victor Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.


Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham


A programme for those interested in brushing up their German
I-Frohe Fahrt
Script by Arthur Shepherd
Produced by W. R. H. Carling
Teresa Stevens has just left school, and her father, a barrister, is taking her with him on a holiday to Germany.
Der Fallschirm, parachute; das Flugzeug, plane; das Gepack, luggage; der Gasthof, inn, hotel; ich mochte, I would like; rechts fahren, to drive on the right; einem vorfahren, to drive past someone; der Zollbeamte, Customs official; der (Reise) pass, passport; der Internationale Fuhrerschein, International driving licence; haben Sie etwas zu verzollen? have you anything to declare? zweihundert Zigaretten sind zollfrei, you can bring in two hundred cigarettes duty free; die Grenze ist hundert Kilometer von hier, the frontier is about sixty-two miles from here; die Rechnung, bitte! (zahlen, bitte!), the bill, please.


Script By: Arthur Shepherd
Produced By: W. R. H. Carling
Commentator: Ferdy Mayne
Teresa Stevens: Patricia Hilliard
Colin Stevens: Cyril Shaps
First Customs official: Rolf Richards
Second Customs official: Ferdy Mayne
Waitress: Lili Durra


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


J. C. Griffith-Jones introduces some of the people who live there to Hywel Davies. Their conversation has been recorded before an audience of their fellow townsfolk


Introduces: J. C. Griffith-Jones
Unknown: Hywel Davies.


Recollections of student days in Dresden, presented, with gramophone records, by Mark Lubbock


Unknown: Mark Lubbock


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Brigadier C. E. Lucas Phillips talks about delphiniums
Jack Matthews deals with flowering crab apples
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Talks: Brigadier C. E. Lucas Phillips


Michael Rabin (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Norman Del Mar


Violin: Michael Rabin
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Norman Del Mar


Arthur Calder-Marshall
Mr. Calder-Marshall examines bed-sitting-room and party life in contemporary letters, with special reference to Happy as Larry by Thomas Hinde, Switchboard by Roger Longrigg and Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.
Readers: Eeth Boyd
David Garth , Derek Hart


Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall
Readers: John Osborne.
Readers: Eeth Boyd
Readers: David Garth
Unknown: Derek Hart


by Horton Foote
Cast in order of speaking:
Scene: A small town in America
Produced by R. D. Smith


Unknown: Horton Foote
Produced By: R. D. Smith
A waitress: Marion Mathie
Inez Stanley: Mavis Villiers
Elizabeth Crews: Patience Collier
Emily Crews: Corinne Langston
Herman Stanley: Haydn Jones
Horace: Warren Stanhope
Mary Catherine Davis: Elizabeth Dillon Barry
Velma: Vanda Godsell
Tom Davis: Norman Wynne
Mrs Davis: Betty Linton


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


For Children of Most Ages
' The Little Plays of St. Francis ' by Laurence Housman
'Brother Sun'
Adapted for radio by Nan Macdonald
Musical Interlude
' Brother Juniper'
Adapted for radio by Herbert Smith
Production by Herbert Smith


Unknown: Laurence Housman
Radio By: Nan MacDonald
Unknown: Herbert Smith
Production By: Herbert Smith
Soldan: Derek Birch
Captain: John Blain
Councillor: Fred Fairclough
St Francis: George Hagan
Narrator: Deryck Guyler
Father Prior: Tom Harrison
Brother Juniper: Geoffrey Banks
St Francis: George Hagan
Brother Rufus: Fred Fairclough
Brother Jerome: John Blain
Brother Angelo: Norman Somers
Brother Simon: Paul Webster
Brother Anthony: John Broadbent
Brother John: Norman Partriege
Narrator: Deryck Guyler


Those Cost of Living Figures-1 by Edward Leader

: The Weather

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


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


Unknown: Vilem Tausky
Leader: William Armon
Soprano: Vanessa Lee
Flute: William Bartlett
Conductor: William Llewellyn


Conducted by Philip Hope-Wallace
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Moura Budberg Book: Margaret Lane Art: Stephen Bone
Film: Edgar Anstey


Conducted By: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Moura Budberg
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Stephen Bone
Unknown: Edgar Anstey


Conducted by the Rev. Douglas Stewart
Jesus, good above all other (BBC H.B.
Act of Worship
Lesson: 1 Kings 17. vv. 8-16
Psalm 86, vv. 1-8 (Broadcast Psalter) Lesson: St. Matthew 6, vv. 24-34 He that is down (BBC H.B. 304) Prayers
God moves in a mysterious way (BBC
H.B. 8)
BBC Singers
Directed by George Thalben-Ball
8.5 Getting and Spending
' Priorities ' R. T. Brooks introduces a dramatised episode and discusses it with the Rev. C. V. Sproxton
Recorded episode devised by Jenifer Wayne produced by Hugh Stewart and played by Geoffrey Matthews. John Richmond and Brenda Dunrich


Unknown: Rev. Douglas Stewart
Directed By: George Thalben-Ball
Unknown: Jenifer Wayne
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Played By: Geoffrey Matthews.
Played By: John Richmond
Played By: Brenda Dunrich


Appeal on behalf of Beauchamp Lodge Settlement, by Sir Stanley Rous , C.B.E., J.P.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Sir Stanley Rous, [address removed]
Beauchamp Lodge is a residential Settlement in the London Borough of Paddington. It is a family centre, and serves an area that is poor and badly housed.
A large part of the work is the provision of social and recreational facilities for a considerable number of children and young people. In addition, the Settlement is a training centre for students from social science departments and the administrative headquarters of the Paddington Council of Social Service.


Unknown: Sir Stanley Rous , C.B.E., J.P.


by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted as a serial for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
6 — ' The Mark of the Devil'
Produced by James Crampsey
The dash between the rival fisher factions of Solway-side has now boiled up into violent action, and young Darsie Latimer finds himself in the very heart of it, by the side of the peace-loving Quaker Joshua Geddes and that of his less pacific friend' John Davies. Also mysteriously involved in this conflict is the Laird of the Solwav Lochs who again delivers Darsie from danger of death, this time at the hands of the murderous Cristal Nixon.
Tied up in it all too, by their various interests, are Alan Fairford. Peter Peebles, Wandering Willie and his companion Maggie, even the Girl in the Green Mantle.
The Laird has at last begun to show something of his hand in it all. ' know you,' he says to Latimer. ' And you and I are side by side, boy, in something grand and splendid that concerns not only our own little destinies but the destiny of the whole nation! '


Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Broadcasting By: John Keir Cross
Produced By: James Crampsey
Darsie Latimer: Bryden Murdoch
The Laird: David Steuart
Justice Foxley: Douglas Murchie
Nicholas, his clerk: Arthur Boland
Peter Peebles: John Young
Sir Walter: Bill Crichton


An enquiry for the record by D. G. Bridson
2-What the Scrolls Contain
This is the second of three programmes telling the story of the discovery and significance of the Scrolls that are still being discovered in the caves above the Dead Sea. It includes translations of key and controversial passages from the texts, and ex plains why they are so important to our true understanding of the history and religious beliefs of Judaism and Early Christianity.


Unknown: D. G. Bridson


The Great Service
Kyrie Creed
Magnificat; Nunc dimittis sung by the BBC Northern Singers
Conductor, Gordon Thorne
Introduced by Alec Robertson


Unknown: Kyrie Creed
Conductor: Gordon Thorne
Introduced By: Alec Robertson


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


' Be ye therefore perfect'
Exodus 20, vv. 1-17
Psalm 1 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 5. vv. 21-48
Believe not those who say (BBC H.B.
1 Peter 5, vv. 10-11

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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