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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

Contributors

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

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: MORNING MELODY

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

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: Herbert Menges

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: ORGAN RECITAL

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

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Darke

: MORNING SERVICE

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.
1-13
Jubilate Deo
Creed; Lesser Litany: Collects
Praise to the Holiest (A. and M. 172)
Sermon
King of Glory (A. and M. 665) Blessing
Organist, Clifford Jamieson

Contributors

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

: THE DESERT AND THE GREEN

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

Contributors

Unknown: Baron Eric Von

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

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

Contributors

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)

Contributors

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

: WIEDERSEHEN IN DEUTSCHLAND

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.

Contributors

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

: 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

: 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 MEMORIES

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

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Lubbock

: HOME GROWN

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

Contributors

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

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

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

Contributors

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

: TALKING OF FILMS

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

Contributors

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

: 'THE GENTLE KNIGHT'

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

Contributors

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

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' 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

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Cox

: MONEY MATTERS

Aspects of Income Tax—1 by Edward Leader

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Leader

: The Weather

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

: AT HOME

Vilem Tausky
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
With
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

Contributors

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

: THE CRITICS

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

Contributors

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

: EVENING SERVICE

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
Sermon
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.
86)
Choirmaster, Fernand Laloux
Organist, Guy Weits

Contributors

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

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

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.

Contributors

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

: 'REDGAUNTLET'

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.

Contributors

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

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

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

Contributors

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

: CHORAL CONCERT

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

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Steinitz
Piano: Frederick Stone

: THE INFORMAL MUSE

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.
Readers:
Marjorie Westbury. Bernard Miles

Contributors

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

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins

Contributors

Programme By: Antony Hopkins

: THE EPILOGUE

' 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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