A reading for Sunday morning from ' Reality and Prayer ' by John B. Magee
Part of the opening chapter
Reader. Norman Mitchell
An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Gerald Gentry
Marjorie Anderson introduces:
Dora Bryan, a recent guest in "Woman's Hour".
Terence Morris talks about his experiences in prison.
Time Remembered: The second in a short series of recollections from a group of people over seventy.
Caravan Sites: Views of the difficulties of these new communities.
from Chelmsford Cathedral; conducted by the Rev. Canon R. W. Herrick. Precentor, the Rev. E. S. Landen
Stars of the morning (A. and M. 423) Confession and Absolution
0 Lord, open thou our lips Psalm 47
Lesson: Revelation 12, vv. 7-12 Te Deum
Creed and Collects
Anthem: Blessed Angel Spirits
Around the throne of God (A. and M.
Organist. D. Cantrell
Rev. Canon R. W.
Rev. E. S.
by David Anderson
A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
'John Blow (1649-1708) ' by Denis Stevens
. Bruckner's Symphony No. 1 ' by Mosco Carner
' Musical Profile—David Oistrakh (born September 30. 1908) ' by Arthur Jacobs
' Music Diary for the Summer ' by William Mann
A request programme of records
St. Paul's Suite (Holst): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Herbert Menges
La ci darem la mano (Don Giovanni ,
Act 1) (Mozart): Graziella Sciutti (soprano), George London (baritone), Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rudolf Moralt
Variations on a Theme by Paganini
(Book 2) (Brahms): Egon Petri (piano)
A Song before Sunrise (Delius):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Conducted by Walter Allen
Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Cyril Ray
Book : Helen Gardner
Art: David Sylvester
Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
The River Severn
Bob Roberts , John Seymour , and Tyler Whittle , who have just completed a trip down the river by boat, talk to a few of the people they met on the way
From the Ship Inn,
John Amis introduces gramophone records of operas by twentieth-century composers
Questions put by members of the Hampstead Horticultural Society are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts , and Alan Gemmell
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
FREDERICK WILLIS recalls the days of his youth, and the glamorous nights he spent in the last of the old-style illuminated gardens of London-Earls Court and the White City.
Changes in the Law
Dudley Perkins describes some new law and interesting cases of recent months
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
For Older Children
,Marius Goring in 'The Eagle of the Ninth' from the book by Rosemary Sutcliff adapted in six parts by Felix Felton
4—' Across the Frontier '
Production by David Davis
One evening at dinner at his Uncle Aquila's, young Marcus Flavius heard some more about the lost Legion, which had disappeared into the northern mists and to which his father had belonged. His uncle's guestc were Claudius Hiero nimianus and a young tribune.
Marcus Flavius Aquila a young cohort commander:
Esca, his slave:
Claudius Hieronimianus legate of:
Placidus a young tribune:
Guern the hunter:
Murna, his wife:
Dergdian, a chieftain:
Tiadui, his grandfather:
Liathan his brother:
The Credit Thaw 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
Jean Pougnet conducts his Orchestra from the Palm Court with John Sharpe (violin)
This evening's visiting artist,
by Alistair Cooke
from Copperhouse Methodist Church, Hayle, Cornwall; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Frank Ellis. Preacher, the Rt. Hon. Isaac Foot
Come, ye thankful people, come
Presentation of the Fruits of the Harvest
Prayers and the Lord's Prayer
All creatures of our God and King
First Lesson: 1 Kings 19, vv. 4-8 ,
Second Lesson: St John 21, vv. 9-14 We plough the fields (M.H.B. 963) Address
Hear us, 0 Lord (M.H.B. 970) Blessing
Organist, J. Ivan Gill
Appeal on behalf of the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind (registered in accordance with the National Assistance Act
1948) by John Wilson O.B.E. ,
Contributions should be sent to John Wilson , Esq., Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind, [address removed]
This Society, formerly the British Empire Society for the Blind, is leading a Commonwealth campaign against the misery suffered, often needlessly, by a multitude of blind people in Commonwealth countries of Africa, Asia, the West Indies, and the Pacific islands.
The appeal is made by the director of the Society, who is himself blind
by Charles Dickens
Adapted and produced in ten episodes by Charles Lefeaux
6-' The Old Temptation '
Kit goes to meet Mr. and Mrs. Garland so that he may earn the rest of his shilling by minding their pony, and they engage him to work for six pounds a year at their cottage in Finchley, where he meets their little parlourmaid, Barbara. Quilp .decides to revenge himself on Dick Swiveller and Fred Trent by persuading Dick to marry Nell, while believing her to be an heiress. Fleeing from Codlin and Short, Nell and her grandfather meet Mrs. Jarley, who offers them work with her exhibition of wax-works. They accept, but at the next town are terrified by the sight of Quilp.
The servant girl:
The Single Gentleman:
The Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan, M.P., announces the completion of the King George VI Memorial Fund and describes its achievements
Written and produced by Alan Burgess
Almost two years ago two young climbers set out to make a mid-winter ascent of the highest mountain in Europe, Mont Blanc. They were marooned on a high plateau not far below the summit. Rescue operations began at once.
(: a revised version of the programme previously broadcast in the Light Programme on January 21, 1957)
' Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness'
Isaiah 55, vv. 1-3, 6 and 7 Psalm 63 (Broadcast Psalter) St. John 4, vv. 6-34
Jesu. thou joy of loving hearts (BBC
St. Matthew 5. v. 6
followed by late weather forecast for land areas
Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin)
Trevor Williams (violin)
Watson Forbes (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)