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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from 'Theology and Life' by Bishop Hensley Henson
Part of the chapter on Friendship
Reader, Norman Tyrrell

Contributors

Unknown: Hensley Henson
Reader: Norman Tyrrell

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader. James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Leo Wurmser

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Leo Wurmser

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BIRDSONG OF THE MONTH

September
Ludwig Koch introduces birds that can be heard in September, including call notes of three species of tit, the autumn song of the robin, and the community calls of the eider duck
Produced by Winwood Reade

Contributors

Introduces: Ludwig Koch
Produced By: Winwood Reade

: ORGAN RECITAL

by George Miles
From St. Peter's Church,
Harborne, Birmingham

: MORNING SERVICE

from the Parish Church of South Bersted, Bognor Regis ; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Eric G. Wells
My Father, for another night (A. and M. 5)
General Confession and Absolution
Versicles and Responses Psalm 57
First Lesson: Isaiah 1, vv. 11-18 Te Deum
Second Lesson: St. Luke 18, vv. 9-14 Jubilate
Versicles and Responses Collects
When I survey the wondrous Cross
(A. and M. 108)
Sermon
Lord. teach us how to pray aright
(A. and M. 247)
Benediction
Organist, Edgar W. Lewis

Contributors

Unknown: Bognor Regis
Unknown: Rev. Eric G. Wells
Organist: Edgar W. Lewis

: Boyhood in India: 1: How to Cast Out Evil Spirits

Three talks by Charles Cape
As the son of a missionary, Charles Cape spent his childhood near Benares, the sacred city of the Hindus, making much the same kind of friends as Kipling's Kim. In this talk he describes how he persuaded an old sorcerer from the outcast tribe of the Doms to disclose some of the secrets of his technique.

Contributors

Speaker: Charles Cape

: CALL THE TUNE

A musical quiz
Chairman, Joseph Cooper
Constance Cummings
Gerard Hoffnung
Christopher Hassall
Guest, Eileen Joyce
Arranged by Walter Todds
A series designed to test, not too seriously, your general knowledge of music
(The recorded broadcast of June 25)

Contributors

Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Unknown: Constance Cummings
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Unknown: Christopher Hassall
Unknown: Eileen Joyce
Arranged By: Walter Todds

: John Warrack introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including this week:
Divertissement (lbert): Hallé Orchestra, conductor, Sir John Barbirolli
Clarinet Quintet in A (K.581) (Mozart): played by members of the Vienna Octet
Cantata (1952) (Stravinsky): Jennie Tourel (mezzo-soprano), Hugues Cuenod (tenor), and members of the New York Concert Choir, with the Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble, conducted by the composer

Contributors

Conductor: Sir John Barbirolli
Mezzo-Soprano: Jennie Tourel
Tenor: Hugues Cuenod

: 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

: NEWS

: COAST AND COUNTRY

New Quay, Cardiganshire
J. C. Griffith-Jones introduces some of the people who live in the town and surrounding countryside to Hywel Davies
Their conversation has been recorded before an audience of their fellow townsfolk

Contributors

Unknown: Hywel Davies

: OPERA MOSAIC

Robert Irwin plays some of his favourite records

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Irwin

: HOME GROWN

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Eric Hobbis gives advice on the sowing of new lawns
Frances Perry talks about the growing of bulbs in bowls
Fred Streeter outlines the week's work

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Eric Hobbis
Talks: Frances Perry
Unknown: Fred Streeter

: Edinburgh International Festival SONG RECITAL

Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
Gerald Moore (piano)
Part 1

Contributors

Piano: Gerald Moore

: PERCHANCE TO GLEAM

John Lindsay presents a recorded conversation with a man who fishes for pearls in the rivers of Great Britain
Arranged by John Scott
(The recorded broadcast of July 8 in the Scottish Home Service)

Contributors

Unknown: John Lindsay
Arranged By: John Scott

: SONG RECITAL

Part 2
From the Usher Hall, Edinburgh

: GOLDSWAIN'S CHRONICLE

Five programmes based on the journals of Jeremiah Goldswain
Adapted and introduced by Anthony Delius
Reader, Bernard Miles
5: 'An End of a Beginning'
Jeremiah Goldswain was a sawyer who left Great Marlow at the age of seventeen to become.one of the '1820 Settlers' in the Eastern Cape. For nearly forty years he kept a record of the trials and surprises of that first generation in Africa.
This final programme tells of the beginning of many tragic skirmishes between Boer and Briton; and the hostility between white and black takes a strange turning - the great 'cattle killing madness' of the Xhosa people of exactly a hundred years ago.
The journals were edited by Una Long, and published by the Van Riebeeck Society of South Africa.

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremiah Goldswain
Introduced By: Anthony Delius
Reader: Bernard Miles
Unknown: Jeremiah Goldswain

: THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC

A mosaic of melody woven from the life and tunes of Irving Berlin with orchestras and artists from Canada and America
Compiled and presented by Paul Martin
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Irving Berlin
Presented By: Paul Martin
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: A COTTAGE NEAR THE ANGEL

by Cyril Ray
Something about the past and the present, and about the inhabitants of an unfashionable part of Islington where Cyril Ray lives in a cottage that was once an inn

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Ray
Unknown: Cyril Ray

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Older Children
Afternoon Out
Wilfred Pickles visits
Levens Hall , Westmorland
An Elizabethan manor house
the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Bagot
Programme arranged and written by Margaret Potter
Scenes from the past re-enacted by Leonard Williams, John Broadbent, Herbert Smith, Norman Somers, Madeleine Vacher, Geoffrey Banks and Vida Paterson
Production by Trevor Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Levens Hall
Written By: Margaret Potter
Unknown: Leonard Williams
Unknown: John Broadbent
Unknown: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Norman Somers
Unknown: Madeleine Vacher.
Unknown: Geoffrey Banks
Unknown: Vida Paterson
Production By: Trevor Hill

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: ARTURO TOSCANINI

conducts the NBC Symphony Orchestra in music from opera on gramophone records
Overture: Oberon (Weber)
Suite No. 1: Carmen (Bizet)
Prelude to Act 4 (La Wally); Dance of the Water Nymphs (Loreley) (Catalani)
Overture: Mignon (Ambroise Thomas)

Contributors

Unknown: Ambroise Thomas

: THE CRITICS

Edinburgh Festival Edition
Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
with Helen Gardner, Eric Newton, Stephen Potter, Dilys Powell and Desmond Shawe-Taylor
The Critics have visited the Edinburgh International Festival, and this week their programme does not include the usual book and radio sections. They discuss: the Swedish Royal Ballet; La Piccola Scala in Bellini's opera La Sonnambula; Hasenclever's play Man of Distinction; the exhibition of paintings by Monet; films from the Film Festival; and other topics.

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Helen Gardner
Unknown: Eric Newton
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Unknown: La Piccola Scala

: EVENING SERVICE

from St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church, Sutton Park, Guildford; conducted by Father Gordon Albion, the Parish Priest
Introduction
My God accept my heart this day (Westminster Hymnal 215)
Reading from St. John 17
Prayers
Psalm 129
Sermon
Jesus is God (W.H. 192)
The Nicene Creed
Benediction
O Salutaris
Tantum ergo
The Benediction
Divine Praises
Christus vincit (Worcester Antiphon: 13th century)
St. Edward's Adult and Boys' Choirs
Conducted by Fr. John Stapleton
Organist, Monica Martland

Contributors

Conducted By: Father Gordon Albion
Unknown: Salutaris Tantum
Conducted By: Fr. John Stapleton
Organist: Monica Martland

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Greater London Fund for the Blind (incorporating United Appeal for the Blind) by General the Lord Ismay K.G., G.C.B., C.H., D.S.O.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to General the Lord Ismay, [address removed]
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother is Patron of the recently amalgamated Fund, in which fifteen Institutions, Societies, and Associations for the Blind combine their metropolitan appeal. Services assisted include the welfare of blind children, special schools, professional and industrial training, employment, residential accommodation, holiday and recuperative homes; as well as Braille library facilities, the production of periodicals, music and no less than two hundred items of helpful apparatus designed for work and leisure. The Fund is thus an organisation through which 15,000 adults and children are helped to surmount the handicap of blindness.

Contributors

Unknown: Lord Ismay K.G.

: The Claverings: Part One

by Anthony Trollope
Adapted for broadcasting in thirteen parts by H. Oldfield Box

Contributors

Author: Anthony Trollope
Adapted for broadcasting by: H. Oldfield Box
Produced: by Peter Watts
Harry Clavering: John Westbrook
Julia Brabazon: June Tobin
Lady Clavering, her sister: Joan Hart
The Rev. Charles Clavering, Harry's father: Noel Iliff
Fanny, his younger sister: Denise Bryer
Mrs. Clavering, his mother: Dorothy Green
Mary, his elder sister: Nancy Nevinson
Mr. Burton, a civil engineer: Lockwood West
Mrs. Burton: Ella Milne
Florence, their daughter: Elizabeth London
Sir Hugh Clavering: John Sharplin
Mr. Trollope, the storyteller: Howieson Culff

: NEWS

: The Trial of Dr. Bowdler

by Laurence Kitchin
Felix Aylmer in...
(An edited version of the broadcast of July 5, 1954, in the Third Programme)
Dr. Bowdler's methods and motives in compiling an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare are examined in terms of a legal enquiry.

Contributors

Writer: Laurence Kitchin
Produced by: Douglas Cleverdon
Dr Thomas Bowdler: Felix Aylmer
The Judge: Carleton Hobbs
Counsel for the Prosecution: Abraham Sofaer
Counsel for the Defence: James McKechnie
Dr Basil Pennington: Denys Blakelock
Miss Brown: Diana Maddox
George Greenwood: Stephen Jack
Prof Sigmund Freud: Gerard Heinz

: A CONCERT

Munich Radio Orchestra
Conducted by Fernando Previtali
(Recordings)

Contributors

Conducted By: Fernando Previtali

: The Epilogue

"Repent ye therefore"
Isaiah 5, vv. 1-7
Psalm 11 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. Luke 13, vv. 1-22
"O day of God" (BBC H.B. 24)
Acts 3, v. 19

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

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