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A reading for
Trinity Sunday morning from ' Dogmatics in Outline ' by Karl Earth translated by G. T. Thomson
Part of the chapter
" God in the Highest'
Reader. Hugh David


Unknown: Karl Earth
Translated By: G. T. Thomson
Reader: Hugh David

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing


BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conducted by Charles Mackerras


Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Home for the Day

Marjorie Anderson introduces:
The Cage Word Contest: Philip Marsden talks about the entries and gives the names of the finalists.
Children and Books: Patricia Brent introduces opinions expressed by children.
Caller in the Kitchen: Jean Metcalfe talks to Gilbert Harding.
Voices and Views from recent broadcasts in Woman's Hour.

(BBC recording)


Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Reporter: Philip Marsden
Reporter: Patricia Brent
Interviewee: Jean Metcalfe
Interviewer: Gilbert Harding


for Trinity Sunday from the Chapel of King's College. London; conducted by the Chaplain, the Rev. J. H. Churchill. Preacher, the . Rev D. E. Nineham , Professor of Biblical and Historical Theology in the University of London
Preces (Byrd) Venite
Psalm 29
First Lesson: Isaiah 6, vv. 1-8 Te Deum
Second Lesson: St Mark 1, w. 1-11 Jubilate
Creed and Lesser Litany The Lord's Prayer
Responses and Collects
'Twas in the year that King Uzziah died (Metrical Sanctus)
Holy, holy, holy (E.H. 162) Blessing
Organist. E. H. Warrell
Cantor. Barrie Williams


Unknown: Rev. J. H. Churchill.
Unknown: Rev D. E. Nineham
Organist: E. H. Warrell
Organist: Cantor. Barrie Williams


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Gluck's Alceste ' by Martin Cooper ' Musical Profile-Abbey Simon ' by Joan Chissell
' Musical Robbery with Violence? '-1 by Peter Stadlen
' Schubert's Last Piano Sonatas ' by Scott Goddard


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Martin Cooper
Musical: Profile-Abbey Simon
Unknown: Joan Chissell
Unknown: Peter Stadlen
Unknown: Scott Goddard

: John Amis introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Symphony No. 35, in D (Haffner)
(Mozart): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham Bt. ,
Songs by Richard Strauss and Hugo Wolf : Elisabeth Schumann (soprano)
Rejoice in the Lamb (Britten):
Michael Hartnett (treble). Jonathan Steele (alto). Philip Todd (tenor), Donald Francke (bass), with the Purcell Singers, and George Malcolm (organ), conducted by the composer


Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham Bt.
Songs By: Richard Strauss
Songs By: Hugo Wolf
Unknown: Elisabeth Schumann
Unknown: Michael Hartnett
Unknown: Jonathan Steele
Tenor: Philip Todd
Bass: Donald Francke
Bass: George Malcolm


Conducted by Dilys Powell
Art: Eric Newton
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: John Barber
Radio: James Kennaway Book: Alan Pryce-Jones


Conducted By: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Eric Newton
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: John Barber
Unknown: James Kennaway
Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones

: The Weather

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

: Country Questions

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh


Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh


3-The Mozart of the Champs-Elysees
The music of Offenbach presented, with records, by Mark Lubbock


Unknown: Mark Lubbock

: Freddy Grisewood introduces GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

From Westbury
Spontaneous questions put by members of the Westbury and District Gardeners' and Allotments Association, Wiltshire, are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell


Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell


Frederick Harvey (baritone)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1


Baritone: Frederick Harvey
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz


Jonathan Stone talks about the cutler's craft: its origins, growth, and importance in the city it made famous-Sheffield


Talks: Jonathan Stone


Six talks by Gerald Durrell
In this series the author of ' The Bafut Beagles,' ' The Overloaded Ark ' and other animal books, who makes a speciality of collecting wild animals for zoos, describes some of the more extraordinary aspects of animal life in different parts of the world.
1—Animal Courtship
The King Bird of Paradise, the Bower Bird, and the Hippopotamus-to each his own technique in the art of attracting the opposite sex


Unknown: Gerald Durrell


by Antony Hopkins
In this series of weekly programmes Antony Hopkins usually discusses a work to be broadcast during the week; sometimes he goes further afield in his choice of topic.


Unknown: Antony Hopkins
Unknown: Antony Hopkins


For Listeners of Most Ages
'Elgar of England '
The story of the great English composer's life
Written by Geoffrey Trease with Albert Webb at the piano
Produced by Graham Gauld


Written By: Geoffrey Trease
Unknown: Albert Webb
Produced By: Graham Gauld
A friend, who tells the story: Alan Wheatley
Edward Elgar, the man: Ivan Samson
Edward Elgar, the boy: Robin Willett
His mother: Hilda Birch
Lucy, his sister: Ysanne Churchman
Alice Elgar: Elspeth Duxbury
Jaeger: Rudolf Offenbach
Pollitzer: Denis Goacher
Shopkeeper: Eric Skelding


Price Cutting in the Shops by Edward Leader

: The Weather

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,
Per Lindqvist


Unknown: Max Jaffa


by Alistair Cooke
Next week, back in New York from his holiday, Alistair Cooke will resume his regular ' Letter from America.'


Unknown: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: Alistair Cooke


A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith
Father. Son. Holy Spirit
A meditation upon
The One Holy Blessed and Undivided Trinity in words and music
Those taking part include:
Alan Wheatley , Robert Eddison
Oliver Burt. Geoffrey Banks
Jean Fox


Unknown: Alan Wheatley
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Unknown: Oliver Burt.
Unknown: Geoffrey Banks
Unknown: Jean Fox


Appeal on behalf of St. Agnes Home for Children by Gladys Young , O.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Miss Gladys Young , St. Agnes Home for Children, [address removed]
For nearly forty years ' St. Agnes ' has cared for children of all ages, some from unhappy homes, some without any homes, some without parents, many abandoned by their parents, but all find a happy Christian environment-in other words a home— at 'St. Agnes,' regardless of their antecedents. There is no central or official fund out of which to meet any part of the costs, and donations are urgently needed to carry on the work.


Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Miss Gladys Young
Unknown: Thames Ditton

: Allan McClelland and Ernest Milton in 'CONINGSBY'

by Benjamin Disraeli
Adapted as a serial in nine episodes by Blair
7—' Coningsby declares his independence'
Other parts played by Peter Claughton , Patricia Matthews and Hilda Schroder
Produced by Frederick Bradnum
From a chance meeting with Lady Wallinger and her husband in Cambridge, Coningsby learns that Sidonia is only an old family friend and would never marry Edith. This induces him to go to Coningsby Castle and meet the Millbank family again at nearby Hellingsley, where they are living. Oswald Millbank begs Coningsby to lead the ' New Generation ' of young Tories to achieve the political ideals they have at heart.
At Hellingsley Coningsby declares his love for Edith and is accepted. But Millbank rejects him, revealing that he had been a suitor for Coningsby's mother but that she had married his father instead, with the result that Lord Monmouth had ruined them both. He will not risk Edith being similarly treated. Oswald returns with Coningsby to Coningsby Castle to console him, and Rigby discovers Coningsby entertaining him there, a forbidden guest.


Unknown: Benjamin Disraeli
Played By: Peter Claughton
Played By: Patricia Matthews
Played By: Hilda Schroder
Produced By: Frederick Bradnum
Harry Coningsby: Allan McClelland
Lord Monmouth: Ernest Milton
Mr Rigby: Noel Johnson
Princess Lucretia: June Tobin
Flora Villebecque: Christine Finn
Lord Eskdale: William Fox
Edith Millbank: Susan Westerby
Henry Sydney: Hugh Dickson
Sir Charles Buckhurst: Frank Partington
Lady Wallinger: Lesley Deane
Villebecque: Eric Anderson

: Greetings to JOHN MASEFIELD

on his eightieth birthday
A celebration with comments and quotations from many admirers including
Richard Church, Patric Dickinson
Cyril Falls , Dorothy Green
Laurence Irving , Lillah McCarthy
S. P. B. Mais , Herbert Palmer
J. H. B. Peel , Muriel Spark
Marie Stopes , L. A. G. Strong Gilbert and Dorothy Thomas
Compiled and produced by R. D. Smith who writes on page 2


Unknown: Patric Dickinson
Unknown: Cyril Falls
Unknown: Dorothy Green
Unknown: Laurence Irving
Unknown: Lillah McCarthy
Unknown: S. P. B. Mais
Unknown: Herbert Palmer
Unknown: J. H. B. Peel
Unknown: Muriel Spark
Unknown: Marie Stopes
Unknown: L. A. G. Strong
Unknown: Dorothy Thomas
Produced By: R. D. Smith


London Harpsichord Ensemble:
John Francis (flute)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Kelly Isaacs (violin) Bernard Davis (viola)
Ambrose Gauntlett (cello)
Millicent Silver (harpsichord)


Flute: John Francis
Violin: Trevor Williams
Violin: Kelly Isaacs
Viola: Bernard Davis
Cello: Ambrose Gauntlett
Harpsichord: Millicent Silver


' The Lord our God is Holy'
Numbers 6, vv. 22-27
Psalm 99 (Broadcast psalter) 1 Peter 1, w. 1-23
Father most holy (BBC H.B. 167) Revelation 7, v. 12

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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