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A reading for Sunday morning from ' Religious Experience ' a collection of essays and addresses by William Temple
Reader, Garard Green


Reader: Garard Green

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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


BBC Midland
Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser


Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Home for the Day

Marjorie Anderson introduces:
What makes a woman attractive?: Some men attempt to explain.
J.B. Boothroyd tells a story.
Alan Bainton, Governor of Pentonville, in the first of two talks with John Freeman.
Voices and Views from summer broadcasts in Woman's Hour

(BBC recording)


Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Reader: J. B. Boothroyd
Interviewee: Alan Bainton
Interviewer: John Freeman


from Barnoldswick Baptist Church, Yorkshire; conducted by Rev. John 0. Barrett , General Superintendent, North - Eastern Area of the Baptist Union
God speaks to Men
Invitation to Worship
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation (Rev. B.C.H. 30)
First Lesson: Exodus 3. vv. 1-12
God of mercy. God of grace (Rev.
B.C.H. 532)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 7, vv.
Join all the glorious names (Rev.
B.C.H. 157)
Prayers: the Lord's Prayer
Love Divine (Rev. B.C.H. 317)
Organist. Derrick Collins


Conducted By: Rev. John 0. Barrett
Organist: Derrick Collins


Remind you of what?
Roy Plomley invites a reply from
Jean Metcalfe , Antonia Ridge Michael Flanders, Lionel Hale
Michael Pertwee , Wilfrid Thomas
Based on an idea by Nancy Spain
Produced by Pat Dixon
(The recorded broadcast of July 26)


Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Michael Pertwee
Unknown: Wilfrid Thomas
Unknown: Nancy Spain
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: Denis Stevens introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Alborada del gracioso (Miroirs)
(Ravel) : Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Die Wetterfahne; Gefrorene Tranen ;
Erstarrung: Auf dem Flusse (Die Winterreise) (Schubert) : Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), accompanied by Gerald Moore (piano)
Violin Concerto in B minor (Elgar):
Campoli (violin). London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult


Piano: Dinu Lipatti
Unknown: Gefrorene Tranen
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Gerald Moore
Unknown: Adrian Boult


Conducted by Walter Allen
Book: Helen Gardner
Art: David Sylvester Film: Edgar Anstey Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: John Metcalf


Conducted By: Walter Allen
Unknown: Helen Gardner
Unknown: David Sylvester
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: John Metcalf

: The Weather

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


The Three Peaks
John Watmough explores the country around Ingleborough, Whernside, and Pen-y-Ghent, the three highest mountains in the Yorkshire Pennines
Produced by Stanley Williamson


Unknown: John Watmough
Produced By: Stanley Williamson


John Amis introduces gramophone records of operas by twentieth-century composers


Introduces: John Amis

: Freddy Grisewood introduces GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Questions put by members of the Petts Wood Allotment and Garden Society are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell


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


BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Christopher Bunting (cello)


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Cello: Christopher Bunting


Talk by the Chief Rabbi
The very Rev. Israel Brodie


Natasha Litvin


Unknown: Natasha Litvin


Alec Robertson


Unknown: Alec Robertson

: Children's Hour

For Older Children
The Eagle of the Ninth: 2: The Saturnalia Games
from the book by Rosemary Sutcliff.
Adapted by Felix Felton in six episodes.
[Starring] Marius Goring

'A long march, a long march
And twenty years in store,
When I left my girl at Clusium
Beside the threshing floor'.
(Recording of the broadcast of March 6, 1957)


Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
Adapted by: Felix Felton
Production: David Davis
Marcus Flavius Aquila, a young cohort commander: Marius Goring
Clodius Maximus. the temporary relief commander: Lewis Stringer
Aulus the surgeon: Malcolm Graeme
Cassius, the new fort commander: Leslie Heritage
Uncle Aquila: Laidman Browne
Esca a young Briton: Martin Starkie
Cottia: Ann Totten
Narcissa her nurse: Mary Morrell

: 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: Marion Studholme
(Marion Studholme broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company)


Musicians: Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
Soprano: Marion Studholme

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.
(BBC recording)
To be repeated on Monday at 9.10 a.m.


Speaker: Alistair Cooke

: Evening Service

from the Parish Church of St. Paul, Bedford; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. J. H. King.
Introit: Jesu. the very thought is sweet (Victoria)
Psalm 127
First Lesson: Isaiah 40. v. 28-end
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 7, vv. 21 and 24-27
Nunc dimittis
Creed and Collects
King of Glory, King of Peace (E.H. 424)
Through all the changing scenes of life (E.H. 502)


Service conducted by: The Rev. J.H. King
Organist and Choirmaster: F.D.S. Rawlins
Captain of Ringers: S. Foskett

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the Friends Service Council, by Sir Ralph Richardson.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Sir Ralph Richardson, Friends Service Council, [address removed]
Quakers were at work in the relief of human suffering as long ago as the Napoleonic Wars of 1815, and since then scarcely a decade has passed without some call upon their services from one or other part of the world. Their programme at the moment, which costs £40,000 a year to maintain, includes resettlement work among refugees in Germany and Austria, and a training scheme for Africans who are being resettled in Kenya's new rice-growing villages.


Speaker: Sir Ralph Richardson

: The Old Curiosity Shop: 3: New Friends

by Charles Dickens.
Adapted and produced in ten episodes by Charles Lefeaux.
(BBC recording)
To be repeated on Tuesday at 3.30 p.m.

Fred Trent persuades Dick Swiveller to give up Sophia Wackles so that he may be free to marry Little Nell, Fred's sister, and so inherit the money which they imagine the old man to have. Kit is telling his mother that he has waited outside the Old Curiosity Shop, as he does every night to protect Nell while the old man is out gambling, when Nell herself arrives with news that her grandfather, believing that Kit has betrayed him, has been struck down by illness, and that Kit must never come near them again. Quilp and Sampson Brass, his lawyer, take possession of the Old Curiosity Shop and its contents, and early one morning Nell and her grandfather steal secretly from the house and leave London.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapter/Producer: Charles Lefeaux
Narrator: Gordon Davies
Sampson Brass: Anthony Jacobs
Daniel Quilp: John Gabriel
Dick Swiveller: Peter Copley
Kit Nubbles: Colin Campbell
Mr. Garland: Philip Ray
Mrs. Garland: Elsa Palmer
Mr. Chuckster: Hugh Manning
Mr. Witherden: Robert Sansom
Abel Garland: David Spenser
Little Nell: Carol Marsh
Grandfather Trent: Cyril Shaps
Short: Charles Leno
Codlin: John Ruddock
Mr. Vuffin: Haydn Jones

: Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872-1958

An appreciation.
See columns 2 and 3
(BBC recording)

: Montreal Bach Choir

Conductor, George Little
(BBC recording)


Singers: Montreal Bach Choir
Conductor: George Little

: The Epilogue

'Blessed are the poor in spirit'
Ecclesiastes 5, vv. 10-15
Psalm 10, vv. 13-20 (Book of Common Prayer)
St. Luke 12, vv. 13-34
Jesu, priceless treasure (BBC H.B. 518)
St. Matthew 5, v. 3

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

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