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A reading for Sunday morning from ' God and Us' by Jean Danielou translated by Walter Roberts
Part of the chapter
'The God of the Mystics ' Reader. Norman Mitchell


Unknown: Jean Danielou
Translated By: Walter Roberts
Reader: Norman Mitchell

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: Programme Parade

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


BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Led by Stanley Browne )
Conductor, Gerald Gentry


Conductor: Stanley Browne
Conductor: Gerald Gentry

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: Home for the Day

Marjorie Anderson introduces:
Jeanne de Casalis , who tells a story with a moral and a recipe
A Day into Two: some employers give their views on married women out at work
William Squire describes his life and work as a character actor
Big Girls at School: points from a discussion between Marghanita Laski and Miss R. N. Pearse , Headmistress of a girls' school


Introduces: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Jeanne de Casalis
Unknown: William Squire
Unknown: Marghanita Laski
Unknown: Miss R. N. Pearse


Morning Service from Blenheim Crescent Baptist Church, Luton, conducted by the Rev. E. H. Robertson , Study Secretary of the United Bible Societies
Europe and the Churches of the Reformation
The heritage of the Reformation is represented, in wide areas of the continent of Europe, by the Lutheran, Reformed and other Churches. They have played a significant part in moulding the culture as well as the politics of modern Europe. In this service the Rev. Edwin Robertson talks about their contribution in recent years and their witness today. Introduction
Lo! God is here! let us adore (Baptist
Church Hymnal Revised 27)
Scripture Reading: Romans 13 Prayers
Where cross the crowded ways of life
(B.C.H. Rev. 380)
' The Reformation Churches in recent years'
There's a light upon the mountains
(B.C.H. Rev. 548)
' The Reformation Churches Today ' A safe stronghold our God is still
(B.C.H. Rev. 68)
Organist. Gladys E. Bass


Unknown: Rev. E. H. Robertson
Talks: Rev. Edwin Robertson
Organist: Gladys E. Bass


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' A Conversation between Rossini and Wagner in Paris ' by lain Hamilton ' Mozart's Mannheim Sonatas ' by Denis Stevens
' Musical Proflle-Titta Ruffo (1877-1953) ' by Harold Rosenthal
' The Music of Herbert Murrill (1909- , 1952)' by Leonard Isaacs


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Denis Stevens
Musical: Proflle-Titta Ruffo
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal
Unknown: Herbert Murrill
Unknown: Leonard Isaacs

: Boyd Neel introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Coronation March (1953) (Bax): London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Violin Concerto (Bliss): Campoli
(violin), and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer


Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent


Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Art: J. M. Richards
Film: Riccardo Aragno Theatre: Eric Keown
Radio: Stephen Potter
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson


Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: J. M. Richards
Unknown: Riccardo Aragno
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson

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Builth Wells
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


Unknown: Hywel Davies


Records of some of the young singers now making the headlines in opera
Presented by Cedric Wallis
This week: Anna Moffo and Luigi Alva


Presented By: Cedric Wallis
Unknown: Anna Moffo
Unknown: Luigi Alva


Freddy Grisewood invites
Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell to answer questions listeners have sent by post


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


on gramophone records
Symphony No. 2 in D (Beethoven)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Kurt Sanderling
Theme and Variations: The Four
Temperaments (Hindemith)
Hans Otte (piano)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by the composer
Scherzo: L'Apprenti sorcier (Dukas)
NBC Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Arturo Toscanini


Conducted By: Kurt Sanderling
Piano: Hans Otte
Conducted By: Arturo Toscanini


A series in which figures from novels and plays of the past are introduced by writers of today
1-J. 1. M. Stewart
(Michael Innes ) presents
Count Fosco
From ' The Woman in White ' by Wilkie Collins
Count Fosco played by Felix Felton
Also taking part:
Heron Carvic , Cecile Chevreau
David Chivers , Allan McClelland
Production by Rayner Heppenstall who also edits the series


Unknown: Michael Innes
Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Played By: Felix Felton
Unknown: Heron Carvic
Unknown: Cecile Chevreau
Unknown: David Chivers
Unknown: Allan McClelland
Production By: Rayner Heppenstall


6-Animal Inventors by Gerald Durrell
Many of the inventions that have been discovered in recent years derive in fact from principles which animals have also been using for generations. Bats employ a system of radar; hunting wasps administer local anaesthetics; and a species of spider has a diving bell under water like a stationary submarine.


Unknown: Gerald Durrell


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


For Children of Most Ages
'The Good Little Girl'
A play by Olive Dehn from the story by F. Anstey
Produced by David Davis
Her name was Priscilla Prodgers , and she was a very good little girl indeed. So good was she, in fact, that she could not help being aware of it herself, and that is a stage to which very many quite excellent persons never succeed in attaining.....


Play By: Olive Dehn
Story By: F. Anstey
Produced By: David Davis
Unknown: Priscilla Prodgers
Priscilla: Judith Stott
Mr Prodgers: Ronald Simpson
Mrs Prodgers: Joan Henley
Alick: Glyn Dearman
Betty: Susan Dalison
Old Lady: Winifred Oughton
Aunt Margerine: Ella Milne
Cathie: Pat Garwood
Belle: Marise Hepworth
Dick: Harold Reese
Narrator: Laidman Browne

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A summary of events of the past week


Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist
Marjorie Thomas


Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Marjorie Thomas


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Towards Freedom in Central Africa
One hundred years ago, as a result of David Livingstone's appeal in the Senate House at Cambridge, the Universities' Mission to Central Africa was formed.
Fr. J. Houghton of U.M.C.A. tells the story of the Mission in interviews with Canon Gerald Broom-field, Bishop Leslie Stradling, the Hon. Richard Wood, and Mr. Maurice Katowa


Appeal on behalf of the Buckinghamshire Historic Churches Trust, by Margaret Rawlings
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Miss Margaret Rawlings , [address removed].
The Buckinghamshire Historic Churches Trust was formed in 1957 with the object of raising a fund which would help parishes to preserve their old churches -200 of them are more than 400 years old. In one year the county has raised £ 27,000, but it is thought that many would like to help whose forebears came from it or who themselves have driven or walked through this lovely and historic county. The Trust is non-denominational.


Unknown: Margaret Rawlings
Unknown: Miss Margaret Rawlings


by L. P. Hartley
Adapted and produced as a serial in ten parts by Archie Campbell
3— 'Miss Fothergill'
The action takes place at Anchorstone, an East Anglian resort, in 1905 Production by Archie Campbell
Nothing mars the happiness of Eustace and Hilda as they walk on the cliffs at
Anchorstone except the intimidating sight of Miss Fothergill in her bath-chair.
One day Hilda persuades her brother to speak to the eccentric old lady, who invites them to tea. Eustace is too polite to refuse but on the day of the tea-party he is missing. Hilda is distraught, but late that night Eustace is brought home, faint from exhaustion after being lost in the woods of Anchorstone Hall, whither he had accompanied Nancy Steptoe on a surreptitious paper-chase.


Unknown: L. P. Hartley
Unknown: Archie Campbell
Production By: Archie Campbell
Unknown: Nancy Steptoe
Eustace: Jonathan Bailey
Hilda: Jennifer Tafler
Dr Speedwell: John Ruddock
Nurse Hapgood: Betty Baskcomb
Mr Cherrington: Rolf Lefebvre
Minney: Molly Lumley
Miss Fothergill: Gladys Young
Miss Grimshaw: Joan Matheson
Parlourmaid: Betty Baskcomb
Narrator: Leigh Crutchley


A series of interviews with well-known people
Sir Harold Nicolson answers personal questions put to him by Margaret Lane
Nicholas Fenn , A. P. Ryan


Unknown: Sir Harold Nicolson
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Nicholas Fenn
Unknown: A. P. Ryan


Rene Soames (tenor) William Pleeth (cello)
A section of the London Symphony Orchestra
(Led by Norman Nelson )
Conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens
A set of country dances, for strings Two songs for tenor and orchestra:
A thanksgiving to God for his house To musique, to becalme his fever
Cello Concerto No. 2 (El cant dels ocells)
Three hornpipes


Tenor: Rene Soames
Cello: William Pleeth
Unknown: Norman Nelson
Conducted By: Sir Eugene Goossens


SANTHA RAMA RAO, who recently visited Leningrad, speaks about the bewilderment of the present inhabitants of Dostoevsky's flat who could not imagine why there was any interest in an author who wrote about ' such ordinary things.'


Jesus said:
' I have ordained you'
Exodus 33, w. 12-16
Psalm 119. part 4 (Broadcast Psalter) St. John 15, vv. 1-20 and 26-27 Lord. pour thy spirit from on high
(BBC H.B. 224)
St. Matthew 10, v. 40

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