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: The First Day of the Week

A reading for Sunday morning from part of chapter 9-' He that Overcometh ' from Lord Gorell's book
' The Well of Life '
Reader. Preston Lockwood


Reader: Preston Lockwood

: 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


by Hugh McLean
From King's College Chapel,


Unknown: Hugh McLean


from Amersham Free Church, Buckinghamshire, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. E. Murray Page
Call to Prayer
Prayer and the Lord's Prayer 0 God of Bethel (C.H. 562)
Scripture Readings: Isaiah 40, vv.
25-31; Romans 8, vv. 31-39
Children's Address
Lord in the fulness of my might
(C.H. 498)
Lord thy word abideth (C.H. 199) Benediction
Organist, A. M. Page


Unknown: Rev. E. Murray
Organist: A. M. Page


by Margery Fry
The second of a series of six talks in which speakers recall some of the people or events which have mattered most in their lives.


Unknown: Margery Fry


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Schubert's Impromptus ' by Scott Goddard
' Musical Profile-Rudolf Kempe ' by William Mann
' Two Singers' Biographies' by Harold Rosenthal
' The Italian Violin School-2' by Denis Stevens


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Scott Goddard
Musical: Profile-Rudolf Kempe
Unknown: William Mann
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal
Unknown: Denis Stevens

: John Amis introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records:
Quartet in B fiat, Op. 76 No. 4
(Sunrise) (Haydn): Pro Arte String Quartet
Serenade for tenor, horn, and strings
(Britten): Peter Pears (tenor), with Dennis Brain (horn), and New Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens


Tenor: Peter Pears
Horn: Dennis Brain
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens


15-Sankt Gilgen
Script by Arthur Shepherd
Produced by W. R. H. Carling
A puncture leads to Stevens and Teresa making the acquaintance of Herr Lohner , a young Austrian. They go bathing at St. Gilgen on the Wolfgangsee. der Wagenheber, jack; ein Rad wechseln, to change a wheel; die Feuerwehr, fire brigade; jm Gegenteil, on the contrary; der Schraubenschliissel, spanner; iiberlegen, to consider; rudern, to row; einschlafen, to go to sleep; der Sonnenstich, sunstroke; wecken, to wake; baden, to bathe; das Motorrad, motorcycle; das Vermogen, possessions, fortune; um die Wette laufen, to have a race; der Himmel, sky, heaven; ein paar, a few; ein Paar, a pair; der Mond, moon. ist Ihnen ein Reifen geplatzt? have you had a puncture?; ist Ihr Reserverad in Ordnung? is your spare tyre all right?; bestehen Sie darauf? do you insist?; es tut mir leid, I am sorry; Bescheid wissen, to know all about something.
Detailed notes for use with the broadcasts Nos. 11-20 may be obtained from [address removed]. Please send crossed postal order for 6d.not stamps or addressed envelopes.


Script By: Arthur Shepherd
Produced By: W. R. H. Carling
Unknown: Herr Lohner


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


C. Gordon Glover describes a leisurely journey through the county of Essex and introduces recordings of some of the people and sounds he met on the way
Produced by Arthur Phillips


Unknown: Gordon Glover
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: Opera at Home THE SCENE IS SET ...

2-In church
Gramophone records presented by Andrew Porter


Presented By: Andrew Porter


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
H. F. Newsom discusses the summer treatment of dahlias
D. L. Ibbotson talks about the raising of biennials from seed
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: H. F. Newsom
Talks: D. L. Ibbotson
Unknown: Fred Streeter


Bronislav Gimpel (violin)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Leader, Norris Stanley )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz


Leader: Norris Stanley
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz


Arthur Calder-Marshall
A new translation by Rosemary Edmonds of ' War and Peace' has just been published by Penguin Books. Arthur Calder-Marshall takes the opportunity to talk about Tolstoy.
Reader, Hugh Burden


Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall
Translation By: Rosemary Edmonds
Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall

: Midland Region presents MY WORD

A panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
Pamela Frankau and Frank Muir challenge
Nancy Spain and Ted Kavanagh
In the umpire's chair,
John Arlott


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Pamela Frankau
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Nancy Spain
Unknown: Ted Kavanagh
Unknown: John Arlott


sung by Jean Ritchie on gramophone records


Sung By: Jean Ritchie


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


For Listeners of Most Ages
' Faith of our Fathers '
The story of Christianity in England
Written by David Scott Daniell in association with the Rev. G. W. H. Lampe
2 — ' The Gloryof the Medieval Church '
Produced by Peggy Bacon


Written By: David Scott Daniell
Unknown: Rev. G. W. H. Lampe
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
Storyteller: Geoffrey Lewis
John of Morton: Jack Holloway
William of Axbury: Denis Folwell
Foreman: Ronald Baddiley
Jocelyn de Blois: Eric Skelding
Roger of Melford: Charles E Stidwill
Robert Madefray: Arnold Peters
Mary Madefray: Gwen Berryman
Peter Madefray: Dorothy English
Sub-Prior: Jack May
Sir Brian de Cantelupe: Peter Wilde
Roger: Robert Marsden
Brother Boso: Charles Leno
Parson John: Peter Augustine
Miller: Chris Gittins
Peter the Plowman: Bob Arnold
Nun: Ysanne Churchman
Youth: William Simons


Simple Arithmetic by Henry Snell


Unknown: Henry Snell

: The Weather

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


Vilem Tausky
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Constance Shacklock
Stanley Wootton (viola) and the BBC Studio Choir
Conducted by William Llewellyn invite you to listen to a programme of music for the early evening


Leader: William Armon
Mezzo-Soprano: Constance Shacklock
Viola: Stanley Wootton
Conducted By: William Llewellyn


Conducted by John Summerson
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: T. C. Worsley Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Art: Eric Newton


Conducted By: John Summerson
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: T. C. Worsley
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Eric Newton


A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and examine its living expression in the twentieth century
3—' What Think Ye of Christ?'
Down through the ages, men have talked about Jesus Christ. They are still talking today. What have the men of different ages and different civilisations seen in Jesus Christ? What did Jesus Christ say of himself? What did those who heard him think of him? And what did the first Christians teach about him to the world around?
Those taking -part include
Cecily Hastings. Mary O'FarreIl
James McKechnie , and David Peel


Unknown: Cecily Hastings.
Unknown: Mary O'Farreil
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: David Peel


Appeal on behalf of the Caldecott Community by Wilfred Pickles
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Wilfred Pickles, Esq., [address removed]
The Caldecott Community is a residential school for children with abnormal home conditions: the parents may have separated, or severe friction may exist between them; one or both parents may be dead; or the home may be faced with chronic illness with financial stress aggravating the situation. From such backgrounds children become disturbed, difficult, and unhappy, and without skilled sympathetic understanding in a secure environment they cannot thrive. The Community provides such an environment, but at the same time children are kept in touch with their own people by regular holidays and visits, or with foster parents interested in their welfare.
County authorities are responsible for the fees of children sent through their Education or Children's Committees, but there are many children needing help for whose maintenance funds must be found from voluntary sources


Unknown: Wilfred Pickles

: James Thomason in 'THE MOONSTONE'

by Wilkie Collins
Dramatised as a serial in eleven parts by Howard Agg
7— * The Proposal'
Produced by Martyn C. Webster
Accused of having driven Rosanna Spearman to her death in the Shivering
Sand, Sergeant Cuff no longer conceals from Lady Verinder his conviction that her own daughter is the culprit in the disappearance of the Moonstone. Angered by his words Lady Verinder leaves to join Rachel and prove the falseness of his accusation. She does not return, but by letter dismisses Sergeant Cuff from her house and from further investigations.
As he takes his farewell of Gabriel Betteredge, the Sergeant predicts that before very long the Moonstone will be heard of again and that events will move from Yorkshire to London. Gabriel is surprised to receive almost at once a letter from Lady Verinder ordering him to close the house and follow her and her daughter to London.


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Penelope: Beryl Calder
Rachel Verinder: Monica Grey
Godfrey Ablewhite: Denis Goacher
Gabriel Betteredge: James Thomason
Joshua Ablewhite: Arthur Ridley
Mrs Ablewhite: Molly Rankin
Mr Bruff: Rolf Lefebvre
Mr Smalley: Lionel Gamlin
Lawson: Alan Reid


Heather Harper (soprano)
Peter Gellhorn (piano)


Soprano: Heather Harper
Piano: Peter Gellhorn


A short anthology presented by James Reeves
The Informal Muse is the goddess — or barmaid-who presides over poetry when it removes its robe, wig, or wreath and relaxes. In a second programme of poems written under her auspices, James Reeves presents works by A. E.„ Housman , Samuel Taylor Coleridge , ana Thomas Warton.
Reader, Oliver Burt


Presented By: James Reeves
Unknown: James Reeves
Unknown: A. E.„ Housman
Unknown: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Reader: Thomas Warton.
Reader: Oliver Burt


' Christ is Risen '
Amos 9, vv. 11-15
Psalm 111 (Broadcast Psalter)
Colossians 2, vv. 10-15, and 3, vv. 1-17 Good Christian men (BBC H.B. 103) 1 Corinthians 15, v. 57

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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