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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading for Sunday morning from ' The Whole Gospel for the Whole World by Alan Walker
Part of the chapter
' The Task of the Laity '
Reader, Martin Browne

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Walker
Reader: Martin Browne

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BRITISH MELODY

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conducted by Myers Foggin

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: Myers Foggin

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Home for the Day

Marjorie Anderson introduces :
Cage Word Contest: The winning budgerigars speak and the judges - Jean Metcalfe, W.J. Bourne, and Philip Marsden - explain and announce their verdicts.
What Makes a Man Attractive?: Some women, including Pamela de Bayou and Siriol Hugh-Jones, attempt to explain.
Home from Holiday: Alan Melville
All Aboard for Abroad: recordings made on a day trip to Calais

Contributors

Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Judge (Cage Word Contest): Jean Metcalfe
Judge (Cage Word Contest): W.J. Bourne
Judge (Cage Word Contest): Philip Marsden
Speaker: Pamela de Bayou
Speaker: Siriol Hugh-Jones
Speaker: Alan Melville

: THE CHURCH'S MISSION TO THE WORLD

Morning Service from St. Philip's, Earls Court; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. F. J. Hall. Preacher, the Most Rev. Joost de Blank, Archbishop of Cape Town
The Church in South Africa
Jesus shall reign (E.H. 420) Confession and Absolution
The Lord's Prayer Versicles Psalm 121
Lesson: Colossians 3, vv. 1-11 Bened.ictus
Creed and Collects
Come down. 0 Love divine (E.H. 162) Sermon
Intercessions
0 God of earth and altar (E.H. 562) Blessing
Organist. Margaret Cobb

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. F. J. Hall.
Organist: Margaret Cobb

: THESE FOOLISH THINGS

Remind you of what?
Roy Plomley invites a reply from E. Arnot Robertson , Nancy Spain
Paul Dehn , Stephen Grenfell
Rene MacColl , Eric Maschwitz
Based on an idea by Nancy Spain
Produced by Pat Dixon
(The recorded broadcast of May 30)

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: E. Arnot Robertson
Unknown: Nancy Spain
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Rene MacColl
Unknown: Eric Maschwitz
Unknown: Nancy Spain
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: Scott Goddard introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Overture, Semiramide (Rossini):
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Alceo Galliera
Quintet in E flat (K.614) (Mozart):
Amadeus String Quartet with Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
Summer Night on the River (Delius):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Ritual Dances (The Midsummer
Marriage) (Tippett): Royal Opera House Orchestra, Coven t Garden, conducted by John Pritchard

Contributors

Conducted By: Alceo Galliera
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By: John Pritchard

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Philip Hope - Wallace
Radio: Cyril Ray
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Art: Nevile Wallis
Film: Riccardo Aragno
Theatre: J. W. Lambert

Contributors

Conducted By: Philip Hope
Unknown: Cyril Ray
Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Nevile Wallis
Unknown: Riccardo Aragno
Unknown: J. W. Lambert

: The Weather

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

: THE NATURALIST

Edited and introduced by Maxwell Knight
Animal Senses
5—Evolution of Senses
In July 1858 the first papers of Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace on evolution by natural selection were read in London. In this final programme on animal senses, Professor P. B. MEDAWAR and Dr. W. E. SWINTON talk about the process of natural selection, which has given rise to such highly developed abilities as the sight of owls, hearing of bats, and the electric organs of certain tropical fish.
Produced by Jeffery Boswall

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: Alfred Russel Wallace
Unknown: Professor P. B. Medawar
Unknown: Dr. W. E. Swinton
Produced By: Jeffery Boswall

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

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

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

with Pablo Casals (cello) on gramophone records
Prague Carnival (Smetana)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Vaclav Talich
Cello Concerto in B minor (Dvorak)
Pablo Casals (cello)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Georg Szell
Symphonic Dances Op. 45
(Rachmaninov)
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Erich Leinsdorf

Contributors

Cello: Pablo Casals
Conducted By: Vaclav Talich
Cello: Pablo Casals
Cello: Czech Philharmonic
Conducted By: Georg Szell
Conducted By: Erich Leinsdorf

: FAVOURITE CHARACTERS

A series in which figures from novels and plays of the past are introduced by writers of today
3-Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
From Shakespeare's ' Hamlet' by the late Herbert Farjeon
Also taking part:
Hugh Manning , John Ruddock Jeffrey Segal , and June Tobin
Production by Mary Hope Allen
Series edited by Rayner Heppenstall (: a new production of the programme originally broadcast on August 27, 1944)

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Hugh Manning
Unknown: John Ruddock
Unknown: Jeffrey Segal
Production By: Mary Hope Allen
Edited By: Rayner Heppenstall
Rosencrantz: David Spenser
Guildenstern: Harold Reese
Hamlet: Godfrey Kenton
The King: Baliol Holloway
Narrator: Leslie Stokes

: FOLK SONGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

sung by Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) on gramophone records

Contributors

Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier

: TALKING ABOUT THE PROMS

Alec Robertson

Contributors

Unknown: Alec Robertson

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' The Boy whose Dreams came True '
A true story of the Napoleonic Wars by S. C. George
5.10 For Thy Great Glory
A Cathedral Pilgrimage
DUNBLANE
Tom Fleming visits Dunblane, and is shown round the Cathedral by the Minister, the Rev. J. Chalmers Grant , who conducts a service for children
The wise may bring their learning
(C.H. 363. Tune: Tyrolese Carol)
Prayers of Adoration, Confession,
Pardon Jesus, Friend of little children (C.H.
667, Tune: Cuttle Mills)
Scripture Reading Talk
Who would true valour see (C.H. 576,
Tune: Monks Gate)
Prayers of Intercession. Thanksgiving, Dedication; the Lord's- Prayer
Far round the world thy children sing their song (C.H. 373, Tune: Dunblane Cathedral)
Blessing
Organist, J. Fleming Lamb

Contributors

Unknown: S. C. George
Unknown: Tom Fleming
Unknown: J. Chalmers Grant
Organist: J. Fleming

: The Weather

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

: RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of events of the past week

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist,
Denis Dowling

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Denis Dowling

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: EVENING SERVICE

from the Longton Methodist Central Hall, Stoke-on-Trent; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Peter Morley
Introit
Introduction to Worship
With gladness we worship (M.H.B. 11) Prayer; the Lord's Prayer Lesson: Psalm 23
Jesu, thou joy of loving hearts
(M.H.B. 109)
Lesson: Philippians 3. vv. 8-14 (from
J. B. Phillips ' translation)
Prayers
To God be the glory (M.H.B. 313) Address
Just as I am, without one plea
(M.H.B. 353)
Benediction
Organist. Frank Riley

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Morley
Unknown: J. B. Phillips
Organist: Frank Riley

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Paraplegic Sports Endowment Fund,. by Kenneth More
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Kenneth More, Esq., [address removed]
The Paraplegic Sports Endowment Fund was established to enable men and women with paralysis due to injury or disease of the spinal cord to return to health and happiness through the medium of sport. Sport has helped to transform these severely disabled people into useful members of society, and the famous Stoke Mandeville Games held annually are today the foremost sports movement for the disabled in the world.
£ 35,000 is still needed from voluntary donations and subscriptions to safeguard this unique sports movement.

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth More

: ' EUSTACE AND HILDA'

by L. P. Hartley
Adapted and produced as a serial in ten parts by Archie Campbell
6 — ' Lady Nelly'
The action takes place at Highcross and at Anchorstone Hall in 1922 Eustace persuades Hilda to accompany him on a weekend visit to Dick Staveley 's family. Here, amid the feudal splendours and broad acres of Anchorstone Hall , Hilda's beauty scores an instantaneous success with the impressionable Dick, while Eustace quickly falls under the spell of the Staveleys' most illustrious relation-the rich and one-time fabulous Edwardian beauty, Lady Nelly.
Sir John Staveley and his wife entertain mixed feelings concerning their guests and speculate somewhat ruefully on their son's possible intentions towards the latest subject of his infatuation.

Contributors

Unknown: L. P. Hartley
Unknown: Archie Campbell
Unknown: Dick Staveley
Unknown: Anchorstone Hall
Unknown: Sir John Staveley
Eustace: David Spenser
Hilda: Olive Gregg
Alice: Betty Baskcomb
Stephen Hilliard: Morris Perry
Sir John Staveley: Lionel Marson
Crosby: James Thomason
Anne Staveley: June Tobin
Lady Staveley: Elsa Palmer
Anthony Lachish: Nicholas Stevenson
Dick Staveley: Richard Bebb
Monica: Sheila Manahan
Lady Nelly Staveley: Lydia Sherwood
Narrator: Leigh Crutchley

: THE ORGANISATION GAME

The game is given away in this discussion between the well-known commentator and authority on the rules
Professor
C. Northcote Parkinson and a player of many years' experience in the Civil Service and industry
Sir John Woods , G.C.B., m.v.o.
The referee, who was himself no mean performer in his days at the Ministry of Aircraft Production and still keeps his hand in at Manchester University, is
Professor Ely Devons

Contributors

Unknown: C. Northcote Parkinson
Unknown: Sir John Woods

: CHAMBER MUSIC

The Wigmore Ensemble:
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Terence MacDonagh (oboe)
Jack Brymer (clarinet)
Gwydion Brooke (bassoon)
Alan Civil (horn)
Granville Jones (violin) Frederick Riddle (viola)
Anthony Pini (cello) Wilfrid Parry (piano)

Contributors

Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Oboe: Terence MacDonagh
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Bassoon: Gwydion Brooke
Violin: Granville Jones
Viola: Frederick Riddle
Cello: Anthony Pini
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

: THE COUNTRYSIDE IN JULY

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country including
Sounds of the month
Reports from the countryside A natural history contribution by Eric Simms
Introduced by C. Gordon Glover
Produced by Bernard Lyons

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simms
Introduced By: C. Gordon Glover
Produced By: Bernard Lyons

: THE EPILOGUE

' The fruit of the spirit is peace' Haggai 2, vv. 6-9
Canticle 9 (Broadcast Psalter) Ephesians 2, vv. 1-22
Pray that Jerusalem may have (BBC
H.B. 472)
St. John 16. v. 33








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