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: The First Day of the Week

A reading for Sunday morning from ' The Wondrous Cross ' by the Rev. H. F. Lovell Cocks, D.D., the Lent book of the Congregational Union
Part of Chapter 2:
' Love Divine all Loves Excelling '
Reader, Joan Inglis


Unknown: Rev. H. F. Lovell Cocks, D.D.,
Reader: Joan Inglis

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conducted by Herbert Menges


Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: Herbert Menges

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


by Harold Darke
Prelude and Fugue in A (S.536)..Bach Sonata No. 1, in C sharp minor
Basil Harwood
From St. Michael's Church.
Cornhill, London


Unknown: Harold Darke


from the Parish Church of St. Thomas, Stockport; conducted by the Rev. Dennis Prewer. Sermon by the Rector, the Rev. Eric Mercer
Versicles and Responses Venite
My Father, for another night (A. and M. 5)
Psalm 85
First Lesson: Genesis 3, vv. 1-15, and 22-24 Benedicite
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 10, vv.
Jubilate Deo
Creed; Lesser Litany: Collects
Praise to the Holiest (A. and M. 172)
King of Glory (A. and M. 665) Blessing
Organist, Clifford Jamieson


Unknown: Rev. Dennis Prewer.
Unknown: Rev. Eric Mercer
Organist: Clifford Jamieson


Six reminiscent talks by The Earl of Lytton, O.B.E.
3-The Golden Otter
Among the last whom we sent to establish the Pax Britannica on the Northern Frontier of Kenya was a Swedish nobleman. Baron Eric von Ottej was part of the frontier legend when I arrived in Nairobi and part of the war history of the King's African Rifles.' Shortly after von Otter's death Lord Lytton was appointed to a post ruling part of the same desert area, but, as he tells in this talk, it was many years before he discovered the reality that was even finer than the legend.
Next Sunday:
The Baraza of Captain Trousers


Unknown: Baron Eric Von


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Monteverdl's " La Favola d'Orfeo " (1607) ' by Dennis Arundell
' Musical Proflle-Shura Cherkassky ' by Arthur Jacobs
' Ernest Newman 's World of Music ' by Jeremy Noble
' Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793) ' by Spike Hughes


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Dennis Arundell
Musical: Proflle-Shura Cherkassky
Unknown: Arthur Jacobs
Unknown: Ernest Newman
Music By: Jeremy Noble
Music By: Carlo Goldoni
Unknown: Spike Hughes

: Alec Robertson introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Tzigane (Ravel): Ginette Neveu (violin) and Jean Neveu (piano)
Pavane (with chorus) (Fauri)
The Tunning of Eleanor Rumming
(No. 1 of Five Tudor Portraits) (Vaughan Williams)
March and Scherzo (Love for Three
Oranges) (Prokoftev)


Unknown: Ginette Neveu
Piano: Jean Neveu
Unknown: Eleanor Rumming


4-Die Miinchhausenstadt
Script by Arthur Shepherd
Produced by W. R . H. Carling
Colin Stevens stops to pick up an injured boy, and takes him to a doctor in Bodenwerder, a small town which has associations with the famous Baron Munchhausen.
Bluten, to bleed; der Arzt, doctor; das Holzschnitzen, carving wood; das Handtuch, towel; die Einladung, invitation; notwendig, necessary; der Unfall, accident; das Spielzeug, toy; die Schlagsahne, whipped cream; der Wagen (das Auto), car; die Farbe, colour; die Schleife, bow-tie. Mein Junge hat sich verletzt, my boy has hurt himself; lass den Herrn deine Hand sehen, let the gentleman see your hand; Sie haben eine nette Stimme, you have a nice voice; es tut mir leid, I am sorry; ich habe dich gern, / like you; reg' dich nicht auf!, don't get excited!; ich habe vie] Ubung, / have a lot of practice; bitte, nehmen Sie Platz!, please sit down.


Script By: Arthur Shepherd
Produced By: W. R H. Carling
Unknown: Colin Stevens


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

: Country Questions

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


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


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


Unknown: Mark Lubbock


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
W. F. Bewley, C.B.E., d.sc, Fred Streeter , and Roy Hay answer some questions sent by listeners
Joe Brayshaw asks some of his own


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: W. F. Bewley, C.B.E., D.Sc,
Unknown: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Roy Hay
Unknown: Joe Brayshaw


Moura Lympany (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Cyril Clarke writes on page 7


Piano: Moura Lympany
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Cyril Clarke


A monthly magazine
Composing for Sound-track: William Alwyn illustrates his approach to composing music for films.
On Filming a Poem: John Stewart , who is making a film of Rupert Brooke 's ' Grantchester,' talks with Patric Dickinson
The Italians in Italy: The National Film Theatre's season of Italian films ended this month. Riccardo Aragno , London correspondent of La Stampa , who once worked in the Italian film industry, gives his view on the achievement of the neo-realists and their future prospects


Unknown: William Alwyn
Unknown: John Stewart
Unknown: Rupert Brooke
Unknown: Patric Dickinson
Unknown: Riccardo Aragno
Unknown: La Stampa


A fairy story with a modern moral by Willis Hall
Songs composed by Max Saunders
Guitarist, Freddie Phillips
Produced by Charles Lefeaux


Unknown: Willis Hall
Composed By: Max Saunders
Guitarist: Freddie Phillips
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Blindon, a minstrel of many parts: William Mervyn
King Jog, Monarch of Imaginatia: Eric Anderson
Queen Joginda, his wife: Kathleen Helme
Their sons:Gawain and: Gordon Davies
Their sons:Gawain and: Simon Lack
Their sons:Gon: John Glen
Two Enchanting Princesses:Bella: Mary Law
Two Enchanting Princesses:Donna: Elaine Usher
Albert, a dragon: Miles Malleson


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


' A Pen (or Pencil), a Postcard and a Twopenny Stamp '
A reminder about Request Week Voting, which starts this week
5.5 For Children of Most Ages
Portrait of B.-P.
See columns 3 and 4
Jack Cox writes on page 9


Unknown: Jack Cox


Aspects of Income Tax—1 by Edward Leader


Unknown: 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 )
Jacqueline Delman (soprano)
Sidney Ellison (trumpet) and The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn invite you to listen to a programme of music for the early evening


Leader: William Armon
Soprano: Jacqueline Delman
Soprano: Sidney Ellison
Conductor: William Llewellyn


Conducted by Philip Hope-Wallace
Art: Stephen Bone
Film: Edgar Anstey Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio:Frank Tilsley Book: Elspeth Huxley


Conducted By: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: Stephen Bone
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Frank Tilsley
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley


from the Roman Catholic Church of The Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, London; conducted by Father Leo Belton ,S.J. Preacher , Father William Law son, S.J.
My God I love thee (W.H. 199)
Scripture Readings: from St. Matthew 22: Romans 13; 1 John 4; and 1 Corinthians 13
Amor Jesu dulcissimus (Agarazzi) Prayers
Salvator Mundi (Tallis) Benediction:
0 Salutaris (Weitz)
Tantum Ergo (Laloux) Blessing
Divine Praises
Adoremus (Victoria)
To Christ, the Prince of Peace (W.H.
Choirmaster, Fernand Laloux
Organist, Guy Weits


Unknown: Leo Belton
Unknown: S.J. Preacher
Unknown: Father William Law
Choirmaster: Fernand Laloux
Organist: Guy Weits


Appeal on behalf of the St. David's Cathedral Restoration Fund by T. I. Ellis
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to T. I. Ellis , Esq., [address removed]
St. David's Cathedral is built on the site of the sixth-century church of the Patron Saint of Wales and his companions, who made this remote westerly spot the centre of their missionary activities. Little remains of the earlier buildings, but the present fine cathedral dates from the twelfth century with later additions. In common with all such ancient structures, much restoration is required to preserve the fabric for future generations. The two most serious threats come from the insecure foundations and the traces of the death-watch beetle in the woodwork. An appeal for £ 100,000 was launched eight years ago and the sum of £ 70,000 has already been collected. It is urgent that the remainder should be raised without further delay.


Unknown: T. I. Ellis
Unknown: T. I. Ellis


by Sir Walter Scott
Adapted as a serial for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
9—' The Other Guest'
Also taking part:
Angus Martin , Philip McCall and Gerard Slevin
Broduced by James Crampsey
(Paul Curran broadcasts by permission of Old Vic Trust Ltd.)
Alan Fairford , deserting in mid-court his cause of Poor Peter Peebles , is now on the trail of his kidnapped friend, Darsie Latimer. At Tom Trumbull's inn at Annan he has met the egregious sailor and drinking man Nanty Ewart and thereafter found himself aboard the Jumping Jenny. Even Nanty seems to know more about the background of mystery that surrounds young Darsie Latimer than does the young man himself or his friend Fairford-and about Redgauntlet and the case of Peter Peebles ! And when the little barque puts in at Bowness the coastguards are waiting for her.


Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Broadcasting By: John Keir
Unknown: Angus Martin
Unknown: Philip McCall
Unknown: Gerard Slevin
Unknown: James Crampsey
Unknown: Paul Curran
Unknown: Alan Fairford
Unknown: Peter Peebles
Unknown: Darsie Latimer.
Unknown: Nanty Ewart
Unknown: Darsie Latimer
Unknown: Peter Peebles
Alan Fairford: Tom Fleming
Nanty Ewart: Paul Curran
Daddy Crackenthorp: Douglas Gladdle
Miss Seraphina Arthuret -: Rita Black
Miss Angelica Arthuret: Jane Moreland
Father Buonaventure: Lain Cuthbertson
The Lady: Edith MacArthur
Sir Walter: Bill Crichton


A series of interviews with well-known people
Professor P. M. S. Blackett, F.R.S. President of the British Association answers personal questions put to him by Stephen Black Roger Bannister , Eric Newby


Unknown: Professor P. M. S. Blackett, F.R.S.
Unknown: Stephen Black
Unknown: Roger Bannister
Unknown: Eric Newby


London Bach Society
Conductor, Paul Steinitz
Frederick Stone (piano)


Conductor: Paul Steinitz
Piano: Frederick Stone


A short anthology presented by James Reeves
The Informal Muse is a goddess—or barmaid-who presides over poetry when it removes its robe, wig, or wreath and relaxes. James Reeves presents poems written under her auspices by Jonathan Swift , Thomas Hood , and Thomas Hardy.
Marjorie Westbury. Bernard Miles


Presented By: James Reeves
Unknown: James Reeves
Unknown: Jonathan Swift
Unknown: Thomas Hood
Readers: Thomas Hardy.
Readers: Marjorie Westbury.
Readers: Bernard Miles


A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins


Programme By: Antony Hopkins


' Behold, I send you forth'
Jeremiah 1, vv. 4-10
Psalm 51, w. 5-13 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 10, vv. 6-27
I'm not ashamed to own my Lord
(BBC H.B. 494)
St. Matthew 10, v. 32

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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