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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A fifth reading: from ' A Journey Through the Old Testament ' by M. A. Beek Translated by Arnold J. Pomerans
Reader, John Westbrook

Contributors

Unknown: M. A. Beek
Reader: John Westbrook

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: LIGHT MUSIC

played by the London Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by Reginald Kilbey

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: YOUR HOLIDAY WEATHER

by the man from the ' Met ' Office

: Home for the Day

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
' I knew I had to go ': glimpses of the life of Mira behn
Overheard: conversation between three fashion journalists
Music with Tears: a comment on teaching music to children from Pamela Rogers
For Amusement Only: How courteous are you ? : a character test with Ruth Drew, Dora Taylor, and Peter Forster

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: MORNING SERVICE

from Worth Priory, Sussex; conducted by the Prior, Dom Victor Farwell , O.S.B.
Introduction
Psalm 42: Defend me. 0 God (Gelineau)
Address: ' Liturgical prayer in life' Prayers
Praise we our God (W.H. 188)
The Epistle: 1 John 1. read by a boy from the school
Jesu. dulcis memoria (Victoria)
The Gospel: St. John 4,.vv. 5-14, read by a monk
Address: 'The supernatural life,' by Dom Maurice Bell , o.s.B.
The Creed
My God, accept my heart this day
(W.H. 215)
Prayers; Blessing
My God. how wonderful thou art
(W.H. 189)
Choir of the monks and boys
Choirmaster, Paul Johnson
Organist, Dom Thomas Symons

Contributors

Unknown: Dom Victor Farwell
Unknown: Dom Maurice Bell
Choirmaster: Paul Johnson
Organist: Dom Thomas Symons

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
1 Handel's English Opera ' by Jeremy
Noble
Musical Profile: Arnold Goldsbrough ' by Arthur Jacobs
' Bizet and his World' reviewed by Winton Dean
Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet' by A E. F. Dickinson

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Arthur Jacobs
Reviewed By: Winton Dean
Unknown: E. F. Dickinson

: John Hollingsworth introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Concerto Grosso No. 15. in A minor
(Handel): The Pro Arte Orchestra of Munich, conducted by Kurt Redel
Horn Concerto No. 2, in E flat
(Strauss): Dennis Brain (horn) with the Philharmonia Orchestra. conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch
Excerpts from Ballet- Cinderella
(Prokofiev) : Royal PhiTharmonic Orchestra. conducted by Robert Irving

Contributors

Conducted By: Kurt Redel
Horn: Dennis Brain
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conducted By: Robert Irving

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Lionel Hale
Book: Elspeth Huxley Art: Andrew Forge
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Stephen Potter

Contributors

Conducted By: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Andrew Forge
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Richard Findlater
Unknown: Stephen Potter

: The Weather

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

: THE ISLAND-GOING NATURALIST

A wild-life travelogue
Written and narrated by Kenneth Williamson
Last month. Mr. Williamson. ornithologist and island explorer, voyaged nearly 1.000 miles rouud Scotland. visiting some of the loneliest of the northern and outer isles, to talk with naturalists working there
With PETER Davis , warden of the Fair Isle bird observatory between Orkney and Shetland, he hears an American song sparrow-the first recorded in Europe
On the Shetland island Papa Stour, GIDEON SINCLAIR tells him about sea-going otters; and on Foula. he climbs the Sneug in search of bonxies and fulmars
In the Outer Hebrides, he lands on North Rona with Joe EGGELING to see the world's largest grey seal colony; at St. Kilda he spends a night on Cam Mor with Leach's petrels, and hears from J. MORTON BOYD of a remarkable landing on Boreray to count wild black-faced sheep
Produced by Jeffery Boswall

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Williamson
Unknown: Peter Davis
Produced By: Jeffery Boswall

: OPERA ALPHABET -L-

Gramophone records presented by Spike Hughes

Contributors

Presented By: Spike Hughes

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

visits Durham
Fred Loads , Alan Gemmell , and Tom Matheson answer questions put by members of the Stanhope Horticultural Society
Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Peter D. Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Tom Matheson
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Arranged By: Peter D. Anderson

: JOHN GALSWORTHY

A Portrait assembled from the reminiscences of people who knew him
Introduced by Robin Holmes
Produced by R. E. Keen

Contributors

Introduced By: Robin Holmes
Produced By: R. E. Keen

: ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL

Aurele Nicolet (flute)
The Amadeus String Quartet:
Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin)
Peter Schidloff (viola) Martin Lovett (cello)
From the Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh
PART 1

Contributors

Flute: Aurele Nicolet
Violin: Norbert Brainin
Violin: Siegmund Nissel
Viola: Peter Schidloff
Cello: Martin Lovett

: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARGOT ASQUITH'

A reading by Gladys Young in twelve episodes
Arranged for broadcasting by H. Oldfield Box
PART12
Part II told of the end of the writer's romance with the irresponsible Peter Flower , of her meeting with Mr. Asquith and of her marriage to him in 1894. She was his second wife, and by this marriage she acquired, as she put it, ' a ready-made family of children.'

Contributors

Reading By: Gladys Young
Broadcasting By: H. Oldfield Box
Unknown: Peter Flower

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

A weekly programme by Antony Hopkins

Contributors

Programme By: Antony Hopkins

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
Over the Border-to Wales
A series of feature programmes by Myfanwy Howell
5-Denbighshire
Singers:
Shan Emlyn , Aled Davies
Accompanist. Maimie Noel Jones
Production by Evelyn Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Myfanwy Howell
Singers: Shan Emlyn
Accompanist: Aled Davies
Accompanist: Maimie Noel Jones
Production By: Evelyn Williams
Dick Lloyd: Dillwyn Owen
Megan, his wife Sheila: Huw Jones
Their children:Alun: Kenneth-Stewart Jones
Their children:Gwen: Valerie Berwick
Davy Jones: Charles Williams
Mr Parry: Die Hughes
Mrs Parry: Nesta Harris
Huw, their son: Geraint Rees
A shepherd: R Llewelyn Thomas

: MONEY MATTERS

Employment and Automation-2 byEdward Leader

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Leader

: The Weather

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

: RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of last week's events

: GRAND HOTEL

Jean Pougnet conducts his' Orchestra from the Palm Court with Edward Rubach (piano)
Visiting artist, Marlys Watters

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Piano: Edward Rubach
Artist: Marlys Watters

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Bishop to the Forces
An account of a visit to members of the Services in Malta last month by the Rt. Rev. Stanley Betts, Bishop of Maidstone with recordings made at the time
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Produced By: Harold Rogers

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Institution by Roy Hay
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Roy Hay, Esq., The Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Institution, [address removed]
The Institution provides help in old age and disablement for all those who have made their living by the practice of horticulture, and for their widows. Increased revenue is badly needed for the maintenance and expansion of the Pension List, for the Good Samaritan Fund, from which grants are awarded, and for the upkeep and endowment, of the Institution's residential home which was opened in 1952.

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Hay

: Annabel Maule and Ronald Baddiley in 'VANITY FAIR'

by William Makepeace Thackeray
A serial in twelve episodes freely adapted by Audrey Lucas
EPISODE 5
Other parts played by Alan Reid
Rolf Lefebvre , and John Hollis
Produced by Martyn C. Webster
Because of Mr. Sedley's financial crash, Mr. Osborne has broken off his son George's engagement to Amelia and demands that her name will never again be mentioned. However he overhears George praising Amelia-there is a furious row and he tells him to get out of his house. George goes and does not return. Eventually he and Amelia are married and on their honeymoon at Brighton they meet Becky and Rawdon. Although only just wed, George is strongly attracted to Becky, who does not hesitate to flirt with him.
William Dobbin agrees to go to Mr.
Osborne to break the news of George's marriage, hoping that he will relent; but he remains adamant and cuts George out of his will.

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Adapted By: Audrey Lucas
Played By: Alan Reid
Played By: Rolf Lefebvre
Played By: John Hollis
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Rebecca Sharp: Annabel Maule
Rawdon Crawley: Ronald Baddiley
Joseph Sedley: Hugh Manning
George Osborne: Peter Wilde
William Dobbin: John Scott
Amelia: , Beryl Calder
Miss Crawley: Sylvia Coleridge
Miss Briggs: Joan Matheson
Mrs O'Dowd: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Major O'Dowd: Frederick Treves
General Tufto: Jeffrey Segal
Lady Bareacres: Virginia Winter
Lord Bareacres: James Thomason
Lady Blanche Thistlewood: Sheila Manahan

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

A series of interviews with well-known people
Viscount Chandos.D.S.O., M.C. answers questions put to him by Ruth Sinker, John Freeman and George Scott

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT HALL

with Artur Rubinstein (piano) Overture: Preciosa (Weber)
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Ansermet
Piano Concerto No. 2, In G minor
(Saint-Saens)
Artur Rubinstein with the Symphony of the Air
Conducted by Alfred Wallenstein
Suite: Mother Goose (Ravel)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini on gramophone records

Contributors

Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Conducted By: Alfred Wallenstein
Conducted By: Carlo Maria Giulini

: I SERVED A MAHARAJA

by Sir Conrad Corfield
' Yes, I served a Maharaja for two years. Ten years later I had to be responsible for deposing him and sending him into exile. But I didn't know that then. All I knew was that this Maharaja ruled a State, a little larger than Belgium and a little smaller than Holland, and had asked for my services as his " Adviser " for a year.'

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Conrad Corfield

: THE EPILOGUE

' The Gifts of the Holy Spirit-
Ghostly Strength'
Psalm 62, vv. 1-2 and 7-12 Psalm 46 (Broadcast Psalter) Romans 8, vv. 1-17
0 King enthroned on high (BBC H.B.
168)
Psalm 27. v. 1

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Portia Wind Ensemble:
Rosemary Wells (oboe) Mary Murdoch (oboe) Thea King (clarinet)
Daphne Down (clarinet)
Deirdre Dundas-Grant (bassoon)
Gloria Solloway (bassoon)
Valerie Smith (horn)
Heather Crump (horn)
Conductor, James Verity

Contributors

Oboe: Rosemary Wells
Oboe: Mary Murdoch
Clarinet: Thea King
Clarinet: Daphne Down
Bassoon: Deirdre Dundas-Grant
Bassoon: Gloria Solloway
Horn: Valerie Smith
Horn: Heather Crump
Conductor: James Verity








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