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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from
' God Comes Four Times ' by A. C. Craig
Part of the chapter on 'The Final Advent'
Reader, Norman Mitchell

Contributors

Unknown: A. C. Craig
Reader: Norman Mitchell

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conducted by Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: Gilbert Vinter

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Marjorie Anderson introduces:
The Cost of Living: a study of family budgets. 9-A farm labourer and his wife
Eric Newby describing his life and death as a salesman
Afternoon Argument: two school teachers with opposing views discuss corporal punishment
Voices and Views heard in Woman's Hour recently

Contributors

Introduces: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Eric Newby

: MORNING SERVICE

A Meditation for Advent Sunday from the Chapel of King's College, London, conducted by the Dean, the Rev. Sydney Evans
The Judgment of Love
Advent Collect
The Lord will come and not be slow
(E.H. 492)
Reading: St. Matthew 21, vv. 1-13 Prayers Psalm 7
Meditation. Part 1
A Prose for Advent: E.H. 736
Meditation, Part 2 Prayers
Anthem: Hosanna to the Son of David
(Thomas Weelkes )
Blessing sung by a choir of students under the direction of E. H. Warrell

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Weelkes
Unknown: E. H. Warrell

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Stravinsky's Le Rossignol' by Rollo Myers
' Jeremiah Clarke (1659-1707) ' by Maurice Lindsay
' A History of Ancient and Oriental Music ' by Eric Blom
' What it takes to be a pianist: 2-to appear in public' by Sidney Harrison

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Rollo Myers
Unknown: Jeremiah Clarke
Unknown: Maurice Lindsay
Music By: Eric Blom
Unknown: Sidney Harrison

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT HALL

with Bronislav Gimpel (violin)
Oriental Fantasy, Islamey (Balakirev, orch. Casella): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens
Prelude to Act 4. La Wally (Catalani): NBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Arturo Toscanini
Symphonie Espagnote (Lalo): Bronislav Gimpel with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Rieger on gramophone records

Contributors

Violin: Bronislav Gimpel
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens
Conducted By: Arturo Toscanini
Conducted By: Symphonie Espagnote
Conducted By: Fritz Rieger

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Philip Hope-Wallace
Book: John Lehmann
Art: Stephen Bone
Film: Elizabeth Coxhead
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Siriol Hugh Jones

Contributors

Conducted By: Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown: John Lehmann
Unknown: Stephen Bone
Unknown: Elizabeth Coxhead
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Siriol Hugh Jones

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: COAST AND COUNTRY

Bridgwater and Beyond
Script by John Coleman Cooke
The subject of this programme is the flat country of Somerset around Bridgwater and the coast on either side of the river Parret. A quiet and perhaps insignificant part of the countryside, where the talk for generations has been of salmon, flooding, and good grazing for sheep and cattle. Into this peace have come bulldozers and cranes, scientists and workmen, to erect an atomic electricity generating station.
Narrator. Keith Hamilton Price
Produced by Roy Hayward

Contributors

Script By: John Coleman Cooke
Produced By: Roy Hayward

: I AM THE PROLOGUE

David Franklin introduces favourite operatic records and singers

Contributors

Introduces: David Franklin

: Freddy Grisewood introduces GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

From Farnborough
Spontaneous questions put by members of the Royal Aircraft Establishment Gardening Society at Farnborough, Hampshire, are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and John Western

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

Eilidh McNab (soprano)
Janet Fraser (contralto)
Lloyd Strauss-Smith (tenor)
George James (bass)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1

Contributors

Contralto: Janet Fraser
Tenor: Lloyd Strauss-Smith
Bass: George James
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

: THREE COUNTRY CHARACTERS

The poet Leonard Clark remembers three men from his Gloucestershire childhood who have had a great influence on his life
3-John Niblett

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Clark

: SYMPHONY CONCERT

Part 2

: CAN I HELP YOU ?

Wills
Dudley Perkins describes how to make a simple will and explains about witnesses, codicils, revoking, and other points

Contributors

Unknown: Dudley Perkins

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins

Contributors

Programme By: Antony Hopkins

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
* Laughing Crusader '
A radio biography of Sir Robert Jones
(1857-1933)
The pioneer orthopaedic surgeon who devoted his life to the benefit of cripples, especially children
Written for broadcasting by Bertha Lonsdale
Production by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Robert Jones
Production By: Herbert Smith
Narrator: Deryck Guyler
Sir Robert Jones,as boy: Lionel Coutts
Sir Robert Jones,as youth: Alan Rothwell
Sir Robert Jones,as man: Geoffrey Banks
Mary Jones, his mother: Rosalie Williams
Jack, his brother: Clive Barlow
Nell, his sister: Sandra Billington
Hugh Owen Thomas: Noel Johnson
Elizabeth Thomas: Joan Sharp
Dame Agnes Hunt: Madeleine Vacher
Mrs Hunt: Lucia Rogers
A bank manager: Graham Tennant
A doctor: Norman Somers
Bessie, a young patient: Lizbeth Ann Stewart

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Children's Hour Appeal
Appeal for Children in Need of Help by Peter Scott , C.B.E., D.S.C.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Peter Scott , Esq., [address removed]
Once a year, as Christmas approaches, an appeal is made at the end of Children's Hour for Children in Need of Help, in particular for those who are invalids, crippled, mentally handicapped, or homeless. This appeal is sponsored by the BBC and the proceeds are distributed on the advice of the BBC's Appeals Advisory Committees. Charitable organisations that consider their work falls within the terms of the appeal should write for information to the Appeals Organiser at Broadcasting House, London, W.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Scott
Unknown: Peter Scott

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of events of the past week

: GRAND HOTEL

Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist,
Jacqueline Delman

Contributors

Unknown: Max Jaffa
Artist: Jacqueline Delman

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Christian Forum
Professor C. A. Coulson
Sir Henry Slessor, J.P.
Canon Eric Heaton
The Rev. Noel Calvin answer questions from an audience in Bridgwater and District
Arts Centre
Question-Master. Alan Gibson
Production by Martin Willson

Contributors

Unknown: Professor C. A. Coulson
Unknown: Sir Henry Slessor, J.P.
Unknown: Canon Eric Heaton
Unknown: Rev. Noel Calvin
Question-Master: Alan Gibson
Production By: Martin Willson

: Ernest Clark with Monica Grey and Roderick Lovell in ' SOAMES FORSYTE, Esq.'

from John Galsworthy 's
' A Modern Comedy ' freely adapted for broadcasting by Muriel Levy
PART 1
Music selected by Cynthia Pughe
Production by Robin Midgiey and Val Gielgud

Contributors

Unknown: John Galsworthy
Production By: Robin Midgiey
Production By: Val Gielgud
Soames: Ernest Clark
Fleur: Monica Grey
Michael Mont: Roderick Lovell
Wilfred Desert: John Dearth
George Forsyte: Ivan Samson
Jon Forsyte: Denis Goacher
Irene: Joan Sanderson
Sir Lawrence Mont: Martin Lewis
Jolyon: Keith Williams
Janitor: Arthur Young
Reader: John Ruddock

: NEWS

: The Reith Lectures RUSSIA, THE ATOM AND THE WEST

by George F. Kennan
Professor of History at the Institute for Advanced Study
Princeton, N.J..
4-The Military Problem
In this lecture Mr. Kennan speaks about the effect which the possession of nuclear weapons by both Russia and the West has on Western military dispositions. He suggests a new approach to the defence of the Continental NATO countries.
Next Sunday:
The Non-European World
These Lectures are being printed in The Listener.

Contributors

Unknown: George F. Kennan

: MUSIC MAKING

by Elizabeth Simon (soprano)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Stephen Waters (clarinet)
Yfrah Neaman (violin)
Howard Ferguson (piano)
William Pleeth (cello)

Contributors

Soprano: Elizabeth Simon
Piano: Clifton Helliwell
Clarinet: Stephen Waters
Violin: Yfrah Neaman
Piano: Howard Ferguson
Cello: William Pleeth

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

A series of interviews with well-known people
C. S. Forester answers personal questions put to him by Lionel Hale
Margaret Lane , Adrian Seligman

Contributors

Unknown: C. S. Forester
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Adrian Seligman

: THE EPILOGUE

' The promise of Salvation
Isaiah 40, vv. 1-5 and 9-11 Psalm 96 (Broadcast Psalten St. Luke 3. vv. 1-18
On Jordan's bank (BBC H.B 38 Isaiah 46, v. 8a

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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