A reading for Sunday morning from
'Adventure in Search of a Creed' by F. C. Happold
Reader, Sylvia Holmes
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader. James Hutcheon )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry
Marjorie Anderson introduces:
Talk of the Town: reported by Virginia Graham
Any Complaints About Coalt Bertram Mycock questions representatives of the National Coal Board and the coal merchants
My Mother: Elinor Glyn recalled by her daughter, Lady Rhys- Williams, D.B.E.
Memories: from Alan Melville, Joyce Grenfell , and Nancy Spain
from Manchester Road Methodist Church, Chorlton - cum - Hardy; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. H. R. Hindley
Preacher, the Rev. E. Gordon Rupp, Professor of Ecclesiastical
History in the University of Manchester
Soldiers of Christ, arise (M.H.B. 484) Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
First Lesson: Ezekiel 34. vv. 11-16
Chant: Psalm 122 (M.H.B. Chants 58) Second Lesson: St. John 10, vv. 7-19
Leader of faithful souls and guide
Christ from whom all blessings flow
Organist, Tom Roberts
Rev. H. R.
A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle' by Francis Toye
‛ Musical Profile-Rutland Boughton (born January 23. 1878) ' by Michael Hurd
'Old Burns Tunes for New ' by Maurice Lindsay
' The Cries of London-2' by Denis Stevens
with Jascha Heifetz (violin)
Overture. Ruslan and Ludmilla
(Glinka): Paris Conservatoire Orchestra. conducted by Ernest Ansermet
Violin Concerto in D (Korngold) :
Jascha Heifetz with Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor,
Sinfonietta (Janacek): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik on gramophone records
Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Film: E. Arnot Robertson
Theatre: Harold Hobson
Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: Janet Adam Smith
Art: David Sylvester
Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
The Dover Road
Audrey Russell tells the story of a journey from London to Dover and introduces recordings of some of the people she met on this historic highway
Produced by Arthur Phillips
David Franklin introduces favourite operatic records and singers
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann from Liverpool
Spontaneous questions put by members of the Liverpool Customs and Excise Horticultural Society are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell
by Angus Maude , M.P.
Mr. Maude, who spoke a year ago about ' waffle ' in politicians' speeches, now examines the tendency of all of us to call nasty things by neutral names, and finds that it is not only politicians who are involved in this conspiracy of euphemism.
Petite Messe Solennelle
(orchestrated by the composer. 1865)
Jacqueline Delman (soprano)
Monica Sinclair (contralto)
Walter Midgley (tenor)
Trevor Anthony (bass-baritone)
(Chorus-Master. Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Kyrie; Gloria; Credo; Prelude
Sanctus; 0 Salutaris; Agnus Dei
Dudley Perkins talks about children and the law, including points on parental control and maintenance
A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins
For Older Children
Pauline Letts and Timothy Bateson in ' Great Expectations ' by Charles Dickens
Adapted as a serial play in seven parts by H. Oldfield Box
2 — 'In which Pip visits a Strange House'
Production by Josephine Plummer
' You will have realised from what I have told you that, but for dear Joe, my sister's husband, my childhood years would have been wretched indeed. One evening-some time after that startling adventure with the escaped convicts-Joe and I were alone in the Forge cottage, and I sat in the chimney-corner, my slate on my knee, expending great efforts on the production of a letter.....*
Pip,as a man:
Pip,as a boy:
Mrs Joe Gargery:
' Should Married Women Work? ' by Edward Leader
Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
A summary of events of the past week
Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist
by Alistair Cooke
A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
'Why don't the Churches unite?'
The first of two programmes in which young people representing different Christian denominations pose this question to leading Churchmen
Those questioned include:
The Archbishop of York
The Bishop of.Bristol
The Rev. Victor Hayward Bishop Lesslie Newbigin of South India
Dr. Emil Brunner
Canon Matthew McNarney Fathsr Columba Ryan. o.p.
The investigation is conducted and the programme presented by Tony Gibson
Appeal on behalf of the International Social Service of Great Britain, by Christopher Mayhew , M.P.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Christopher Mayhew , Esq., International Social Service,[address removed]
International Social Service exists to help those people whose individual and family problems extend across national frontiers. Its work is carried out irrespective of creed, nationality, or politics.
The problems of broken homes, illness, unemployment, and despair are common in every country, and they are aggravated by barriers of nationality, language, and distance.
The Service works through branches in many countries, and an increasing number of problems are dealt with here in Great Britain
from John Galsworthy 's
' A Modern Comedy ' freely adapted by Muriel Levy
Production by Robin Midgley and Val Gielgud
A son is born to Soames's daughter, Fleur, and Soames reshapes his life, deciding to wipe the dust of the city off his feet after the disastrous affair of Elderson and the P.P.R.S. He centres his interest on his country home in Mapledurham, and looks forward to having Fleur and the boy for weekends. . Fleur, however, is not too well, and Michael is worried over her health. To everyone's surprise Soames offers to take his daughter abroad.
By some curious fate, Soames finds that Jon Forsyte and his wife are not only in Washington but staying at the same hotel, together with Soames's first wife Irene, mother of Jon.
A radio portrait of Rachmaninov
Written by Colin Shaw with Noel Johnson
Andrew Faulds , Geoffrey Banks Leslie Moorhouse , Marah Stohl
Marjorie Thomas (contralto)
BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by George Hurst
Produced by Arthur Spencer and Colin Shaw in the BBC's
North of England studios
The programme ends with a complete performance of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 beginning at 10.3 approximately
by Basil Taylor
Basil Taylor , who has recently spent ten weeks in the United States, uses his American experience to criticise some of the ideas about architecture and town planning that have given rise to the concept of Subtopia. He refers to Sir Hugh Casson 's recent broadcast ' The Gaps in Main Street,' which was the result of Sir Hugh's own visit to the United States.
' Ye shall see heaven open ' '
Genesis 28, vv. 10-17
Psalm 103. vv. 13-22
St. John 1. vv. 29-51
Be thou my vision (BBC H.B. 316) St. Matthew 7. v. 7
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