A reading for
Passion Sunday morning from ' On Growing Old by Sibyl Harton
Part of the chapter ' The Saviour '
Reader, Henzie Raeburn
An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conducted by Leighton Lucas
Marjorie Anderson introduces
Gordon Gow who reviews the film ' Dunkirk '
Being Married: the last in the present series of conversations between married couples
Jeanne de Casalis who tells a story that includes a quick and simple recipe
Poodles: as they are in a Poodle Parlour and as described by Johnny Morris
from Bloxham School, near Ban-bury, Oxon; conducted by the Chaplain, the Rev. D. Knight. Preacher, the Rev. L. Hodgson, Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, and Regius Professor of Divinity in the University of Oxford
Introit: Be still, my soul (Whitlock) Versicles and Responses Venite, vv. 1-7 Psalm 32
First Lesson: Isaiah 63, w. 7-14
(read by the Captain of the School)
Ah, holy Jesu (E.H. 70)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 20, vv.
17-28 (read by the Headmaster)
Lesser Litany: the Lord's Prayer Versicles and Responses Collects and Prayers
King of glory (E.H. 424) Sermon
When I survey (E.H. 107) Blessing
Organist. J. E. Gardiner
A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Bach's St. Matthew Passion' by Thornton Lofthouse
Maria Malibran (1808-1836) by Harold Rosenthal
My Seventh Symphony ' by Edmund Rubbra
The English Character in Music. 1—
Does it exist? ' by Geoffrey Bush
A request programme of records
String Quartet in G minor (Debussy):
The Curtis String Quartet Chanson Louis XIII: sung by Gerard Souzay (baritone), with Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
Suite Provençale (Milhaud): The
Concert Arts Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Conducted by John Summerson
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Lance Sieveking Book: Margaret Lane
Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam
A microphone tour by Raymond Baxter , Audrey Russell , and Wynford Vaughan Thomas of the three cities to be visited by The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh during the State Visit to the Netherlands, which begins next Tuesday
A gramophone chain of famous operatic duettists linked together by William Mann
Spontaneous questions put by members of the Maidenhead and District Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts , and Alan Gemmell
Nina Milkina (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
ANGUS MAUDE , m.p., having read the new edition of Sir Henry Taylor 's' The Statesman,' published in 1836, speculates on whether the aims and qualities of our rulers have changed very much since then.
Mr. Maude is shortly resigning from
Parliament to become Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.
The Rent Act
Talks on practical problems arising from the Rent Act
Dudley Perkins has more to say about certificates of disrepair and explains some points in connection with security of tenure
For Children of Most Ages
* The Eaglet and the Angry Dove '
A book by Jane Oliver dramatised in three parts by John Keir Cross
3 — ' The Kingdom '
Other parts played by Angus Martin and Clive Vale
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden and 'Praise Ye His Name '
Scottish Psalms and Children's Hymns sung by the Scottish Junior Singers
Conductor, Agnes Duncan
Suppose I lose my Job-2 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 reflection for Passion Sunday on the meaning of the words in which Christ spoke of himself as the Good Shepherd who lays down his life for the sheep
The programme, which is introduced by Tom Salmon , includes a conversation between him and James Hender son and Basil Hembry about the kind of leadership needed in the world today
Appeal on behalf of the Children's Country Holidays Fund by Jack Hawkins
Contributions will be gratefully' acknowledged and should be addressed to Jack Hawkins, Esq., Children's Country Holidays Fund, [address removed]
The Children's Country Holidays Fund, founded in 1884, is still wanted today, in spite of all the Welfare State does. There are many for whom life is difficult — children from broken homes, children of neglectful or physically or mentally unfit parents, who are in real need of a change from city streets to country fields or the seaside.
The novel by Mrs. Gaskell adapted as a serial in six parts by Mabel Constanduros
Produced by Bertram Parnaby in the BBC's North of England studios
Molly Gibson has just returned from Hamley Hall, much distressed at the state of the household she is leaving. Mrs. Hamley is dying; Osborne, the elder son, is in disgrace with his father because of his debts and his failure at Cambridge. Molly has also discovered that Osborne is secretly married. On her arrival home, however, Molly learns to her delight that her stepmother's daughter, Cynthia Kirkpatrick, is to arrive that very day.
Mrs Gaskell, the narrator:
On March 21, 1918, Ludendorff launched the heaviest offensive of the war on a fifty-mile front with the intention of breaking up the thinly-held British line and sweeping it back to the sea. Forty years afterwards men who were engaged recall their memories of the fighting that followed
General Sir Hubert Gough ,
G.C.B., G.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.,
Commander of the Fifth Army
Major-General H. Essame,
C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C.
Major-General F. S. C. Piggott,
Major A. E. Ker. v.c.
Captain B. H. Liddell-Hart
Sir Philip Gibbs Sir Herbert Read
Guy Chapman, Wyn Griffith
Compiled and edited by Robert Pocock
A programme for the coming of spring given by The Elizabethan Singers Conductor, Louis Halsey
Charles Spinks (piano)
Suzanne Rozsa (violin)
Paul Hamburger (piano)
The programme includes Songs of Springtime by Moeran, and Beethoven's Spring Sonata
' The Shadow of the Cross'
Job 19, vv. 21-27a Psalm 86 (Broadcast psalter)
St. John 11, v. 47, to 12, v. 11
Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended (BBC H.B. BOO)
St. Matthew 16, vv. 24-25
followed by late weather forecast for land areas