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: THE FIRST DAY I OF THE WEEK

A reading for
Whit Sunday morning from
' The Conflict of Good and Evil' by F. D. Maurice
Reader, Rex Palmer

Contributors

Reader: F. D. Maurice
Reader: Rex Palmer

: The Weather

I Forecast for land areas

: MORNING MELODY

The Leighton Lucas Orchestra
Conductor, Leighton Lucas

Contributors

Unknown: Leighton Lucas
Conductor: Leighton Lucas

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Organ Recital

by Meredith Davies

Overture: Theseus - Handel
Two Fugues on B A C H: Nos. 4 and 5 - Schumann
Larghetto in F sharp minor - S. S. Wesley
' Two Chorale Preludes Wo soil ich fliehen hin (S.694) Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist (S.671) i From New College Chapel, Oxford j - Bach

Contributors

Organist: Meredith Davies

: THE UNITY OF THE SPIRIT

Morning Service for Whit
Sunday from Sturry Parish Church, Kent; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. W. 0. Langridge. Preacher, the Archbishop of Canterbury
I Bells
I Breathe on me, breath of God (A. and M. 671)
0 Lord, open thou our lips
Venite
. Psalm 48
First Lesson: Joel 2, vv. 28-32
Te Deum
Second Lesson: Romans 8, vv. 1-17
Jubilate
Creed and Collects
Prayers
I Come down. 0 Love divine (E.H. 152)
Sermon
Love divine, all loves excelling (A. and M. 520)
Blessing
Organist, Edward Armitage

: THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS

by the Rt. Hon.
Sir Norman Birkett
The last of a series of six talks in which speakers recall some of the people or events which have mattered most in their lives.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Norman Birkett

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Elgar Today ' by Diana McVeagh
' A Victorian Music Album' by Michael Hurd
' Now You Has Jazz ' recorded by Francis Toye
' Musical Profile-Rafael Kubelik ' by Charles Reid

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Diana McVeagh
Unknown: Michael Hurd
Unknown: Francis Toye
Musical: Profile-Rafael Kubelik
Unknown: Charles Reid

: Trevor Harvey introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Symphony No. 33. in B flat (Mozart):
Bavarian Radio Orchestra, conducted by Eugen Jochum
Piano music by John Field , played by Denis Matthews
Finale from Ballet Suite, Petrushka
(Stravinsky) : Suisse Romande Orchestra, conducted by Ernest Ansermet

Contributors

Piano: Eugen Jochum
Music By: John Field
Played By: Denis Matthews
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: WIEDERSEHEN IN DEUTSCHLAND

,.19-Die Stadt der
Heiligen Elisabeth
Script by Arthur Shepherd
Produced by W. R. H. Carling
Stevens and Teresa give a lift to Herr and Frau Baumann. The Baumanns invite them to lunch at their house in Marburg. die Umleitung, diversion, detour; anderswo, elsewhere; der Schatz, treasure; jemandem widersprechen, to contradict someone; zum Beispiel, for example; verwirrend, confusing; erwischen, to catch; auswendig lernen, to learn by heart; kochen, to cook, boil; das Geschirr abwaschen, to do the washing up; der Gastgeber, host; die Ehe, marriage; der Brautigam, bridegroom.
(das) kommt nicht in Frage! out of the question; sie lasst kein gutes Haar an der Stadt, she hasn't a good word to say about the town; was sich neckt, das liebt sich, people who tease each other, love each other.

Contributors

Script By: Arthur Shepherd
Produced By: W. R. H. Carling
Produced By: Frau Baumann.
Commentator: Ferdy Mayne
Teresa: Patricia Hilliard
Stevens: Cyril Shaps
Herr Baumann: Martin Miller
Frau Baumann: Renee Goddard

: 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

: *"v NEWS

: COAST AND COUNTRY

Ore and Alde
John Seymour and Philip Don nellan explore this Suffolk estuary in a fishing boat
Recordings edited and programme produced in the BBC's Norwich studios

Contributors

Unknown: John Seymour
Unknown: Philip Don

: Opera at Home THE SCENE IS SET ...

6-In a Tavern
Gramophone records presented by Andrew Porter

Contributors

Presented By: Andrew Porter

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
W. F. Bewley , c.e.e., d.sc, Fred Streeter , and Fred Yule discuss with Roy Hay in his Surrey garden some more queries sent by listeners, and some that arise on the spot

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: W. F. Bewley
Unknown: Fred Streeter
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Roy Hay

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

Introduced and conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Leader: Paul Beard

: TALKING OF BOOKS

Hugh Sykes Davies
Jerome K. Jerome 's ' Three Men in a Boat' has recently been reprinted. Hugh Sykes Davies discusses his brand of humour and takes the opportunity to talk about other types of humour, British, American, and cosmic.
Readers:
Carleton Hobbs , Gary Watson

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Sykes Davies
Unknown: Jerome K. Jerome
Unknown: Hugh Sykes Davies
Readers: Carleton Hobbs
Readers: Gary Watson

: CLARA BUTT

Colin Shreve presents records of one of the great voices of the century

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Shreve

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' The Brothers and Sisters ' from ' Saint Francis '
Written by Eleanor Farjeon and told by David
5.10 For Thy Great Glory
A Cathedral Pilgrimage
Bristol Cathedral
Peter Maggs accompanies the Dean of Bristol on a walk round the Cathedral, pausing to talk about some of its features and leading into a Service for Whitsuntide with a congregation of Bristol children, conducted by the Dean, the Very Rev. F. E. Lunt
Bidding prayer
First Lesson: Joshua 1, vv. 7-9
Anthem Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God (Lloyd)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 28, vv.
16-20
Gracious Spirit (A. and M. 210) Address by the Dean of Bristol Prayers
When God of old came down from
Heaven (A. and M. 154)
Blessing
Organist. Clifford Harker
Assistant organist, Michael Doswell

Contributors

Written By: Eleanor Farjeon
Unknown: Peter Maggs
Unknown: Very Rev. F. E. Lunt
Organist: Clifford Harker
Organist: Michael Doswell

: MONEY MATTERS

That Word ' .Profits *— by Henry Snell

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Snell

: 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 )
Carmen Prietto (soprano)
Paul Hamburger and Liza Fuchsova (piano duet)

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Soprano: Carmen Prietto
Soprano: Paul Hamburger
Piano: Liza Fuchsova

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Edgar Anstey
Art: David Sylvester
Film: E. Arnot Robertson
Theatre: Harold Hobson
Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson

Contributors

Conducted By: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: David Sylvester
Unknown: E. Arnot Robertson
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson

: THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE

A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and examine its living expression in the twentieth century
6-' I Believe in God ...'
An interpretation of the Christian experience of God in dramatic form
Those taking part:
Gladys Young. Alan Wheatley
George Hagan , Jean Fox
Geoffrey Banks , Norman Somers
R. T. Brooks

Contributors

Unknown: Gladys Young.
Unknown: Alan Wheatley
Unknown: George Hagan
Unknown: Jean Fox
Unknown: Geoffrey Banks
Unknown: Norman Somers
Unknown: R. T. Brooks

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Pearson's Fresh Air Fund by Norman Wisdom
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Norman Wisdom, [address removed]
This Fund was founded in 1892 by the late Sir Arthur Pearson in order to give poor children from the slums of London and other industrial towns a ' breath of fresh air ' in the country or by the sea.
Many of the children helped in these days are mentally or physically handicapped, besides being from poor families, and the main effort of the Fund is to provide a week or a fortnight at the seaside or in the country for as many children as possible from the principal industrial towns of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Unknown: Sir Arthur Pearson

: James Thomason in 'THE MOONSTONE'

by Wilkie Collins
Dramatised as a serial in eleven parts by Howard Agg
11—' The Wheel of Fortune' and Other parts played by Tom Watson , Ian Sadler and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by Martyn C. Webster
By the success of Ezra Jennings 's experiment the first half of the mystery of the moonstone has been solved: the second half, as to how the diamond came to be pledged to the money-lender, Septimus Luker , remains.
The day when the moonstone must be redeemed or forfeited has come, and opposite the bank in Lombard Street, Sergeant Cuff and Franklin Blake watch for the moment when Septimus Luker will come out with the jewel in his possession. As he does so, they see him stop and pass something to a man, dressed as a sailor, loitering on the pavement. The man hails a cab and Constable Jordan is ordered to follow him.

Contributors

Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Played By: Tom Watson
Played By: Ian Sadler
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Unknown: Ezra Jennings
Unknown: Septimus Luker
Unknown: Franklin Blake
Unknown: Septimus Luker
Gabriel Betteredge: James Thomason
Franklin Blake: Simon Lack
Constable Jordan: Lewis Stringer
Mr Hodgkins: Hugh Manning
Septimus Luker: Trevor Martin
Rachel Verinder: Monica Grey
Penelope: Beryl Calder
Sergeant Cuff: Malcolm Hayes

: NEWS

: THE TRAVELLERS

Square-rigged Ships
The voyage of Mayflower 11 to America with Alan Villiers as her captain has re-introduced an interest in square-rigged ships. In this programme three men who have all served as crew in such vessels discuss the disciplines imposed by deep-water sailing ships.
The Rt. Hon.
Antony Head C.B.E. M.C. M.P. ,
Eric Newby
Adrian Seligman
Chairman, Peter Scott

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Villiers
Unknown: Antony Head C.B.E. M.C. M.P.
Unknown: Eric Newby
Unknown: Adrian Seligman
Unknown: Peter Scott

: 'ABRAHAM ' AND ISAAC'

The Chester Pageant in two versions
THE PLAY as acted by the barbers and wax-chandlers
Dramatis Personae:
Produced by Peter Dews followed by THE MUSIC
Canticle II, Op. 51 by Benjamin Britten
Norma Procter (contralto)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano) (The Canticle is recorded)
Both the play and the music which follows it set forth the episode of the testing of Abraham's faith and loyalty when God called on him to offer his son as a sacrifice. The play belongs to the fifteenth century; the music was written in 1952 for Kathleen Ferrier and Peter Pears.

Contributors

Produced By: Peter Dews
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Contralto: Norma Procter
Tenor: Peter Pears
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Kathleen Ferrier
Unknown: Peter Pears.
God: Mark Dignam
Abraham: Peter Woodthorpe
Isaac: Brian Bedford
First Angel: Colin George
Second Angel: Kenneth MacKintosh
Expositor: Bernard Hepton

: A MATELOT'S MISTRESS

Charles Causley , the Cornish poet, discusses some of the poems in his new book Union Street' with Robert Waller
During the war Causley served in the Royal Navy, and many of his best-known poems are concerned with the experiences of servicemen facing danger and death and new worlds.
But the sea is the mateloi's mistress
With her big blue baby eyes,
And many a master's ticket
Has she torn in two for a prize.
Readers:
Denis McCarthy , Douglas Leach

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Causley
Unknown: Robert Waller
Readers: Denis McCarthy
Readers: Douglas Leach

: THE EPILOGUE

* The Unity of the Spirit'
Ezekiel 11, vv. 16-20
Psalm 48 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 Corinthians 12, vv. 4-27
Glorious things of thee are spoken
(BBC H.B. 176)
Philippians 1, v. 27b

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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