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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

The second of a series of readings from Canon J. E. Fison's book
' Fire upon the Earth '
Reader, Garard Green

Contributors

Reader: Garard Green

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

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

: LIGHT MUSIC

played by Sidney Bowman and the Promenade Players

Contributors

Played By: Sidney Bowman

: YOUR HOLIDAY WEATHER

by the man from the ' Met' Office

: Home for the Day

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson.
From the Birthday Honours List: two guests from "Woman's Hour".
Triumph over Adversity: Harry Driver talks to Ronald Lloyd about starting again after polio.
Irene Nicholson talks of the Mexican scene.
Glamour: interpreted by Evelyn Laye, Phyllis Digby-Morton, Beatrix Lehmann, and Gilbert Harding.

Contributors

Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Interviewee: Harry Driver
Interviewer: Ronald Lloyd
Reporter: Irene Nicholson
Speaker: Evelyn Laye
Speaker: Phyllis Digby-Morton
Speaker: Beatrix Lehmann
Speaker: Gilbert Harding

: MORNING SERVICE

front Jesus College Chapel,
Cambridge conducted by the Dean, the Rev. Barry Till , for the National Coal Board's Management Trainees course being held at the College
(By permission of the Master and Fellows)
Judge Eternal, throned in splendour
(E.H. 423)
Confession; Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses Venite
Psalm 46
First Lesson (read by a trainee member of the course)
Praise, my soul. the King of Heaven
(E.H. 470)
Second Lesson (read by a course tutor)
Jubilate; Creed; Collects
The Lord's my shepherd (BBC H.B.
480)
Sermon: by the Rev. Barry Till
Guide me, 0 thou great Redeemer
(A. and M. Rev. 296)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Barry Till

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Mozart's ' Cosi fan Tutte ' by Spike Hughes
' Joseph Holbrooke (1878—1958) ' by Norman Demuth
' Handel's Dramatic Oratorios' reviewed by Anthony Lewis
Musical Profile—GréBrouwenstijn by Harold Rosenthal

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Spike Hughes
Unknown: Joseph Holbrooke
Unknown: Norman Demuth
Unknown: Anthony Lewis
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal

: Boyd Neel introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of gramophone records
Concert Overture: In Autumn (Grieg):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Totentanz (Liszt): Alfred Brendel
(piano), Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Gielen
Escales (Ibert) : Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Charles Munch

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conducted By: Michael Gielen
Conducted By: Charles Munch

: THE CRITICS

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

Contributors

Conducted By: Walter Allen
Unknown: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown: Richard Findlater
Unknown: Stephen Potter
Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Andrew Forge

: The Weather

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

: BIRDS IN BRITAIN

Fifty Years' Ringing
Introduced by James Fisher from Skokholm Bird Observatory,
Pembrokeshire
Organised bird-ringing started in this country in 1909, and during its first half-century more than two million birds have been marked.
SIR LANDSBOROUGH THOMSON, a founder of the movement, shows how new light has been thrown on the geography of bird migration.
ROBERT SPENCER explains how ringing has revealed the speeds of flight and the ages of birds.
RONALD LOCKLEY , who opened Skokholm as the first British observatory in 1933, outlines the role of ringing in his species-study on the manx shearwater.
KATE BARHAM , Warden of Skokholm, demonstrates the ringing work of a bird observatory.
Produced by Jeffery Boswall

Contributors

Introduced By: James Fisher
Unknown: Robert Spencer
Unknown: Ronald Lockley
Unknown: Kate Barham
Produced By: Jeffery Boswall

: OPERA ALPHABET

—M—
Gramophone records presented by William Mann

Contributors

Presented By: William Mann

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Freddy Grisewood invites
Fred Loads , Alan Gemmell and Arthur Billitt to answer questions listeners have sent by post
Arranged by Peter D. Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Freddy Grisewood
Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Arthur Billitt
Arranged By: Peter D. Anderson

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

A series of interviews with well-known people
Leopold Stokowski answers questions put to him by John Bowen , Reginald Jacques
George Scott

Contributors

Unknown: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: John Bowen
Unknown: Reginald Jacques
Unknown: George Scott

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

recorded from the Vienna Festival, 1959
Robert Casadesus (piano)
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Thomas Schippers

Contributors

Piano: Robert Casadesus
Conducted By: Thomas Schippers

: CROWNING GLORY

Hair
In sport--on end-in deserts and on Friday nights
Recordings from the BBC archives
Introduced by May Carter

Contributors

Introduced By: May Carter

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

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.

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: Children's Hour

For Listeners of All Ages

This is my City: Manchester
Philip Robinson looks at Manchester and talks to some of the young and not-so-young who work and play in this busy industrial centre
The recordings introduced by Ann Taylor and John Loney

Contributors

Reporter: Philip Robinson
Presenter: Ann Taylor
Presenter: John Loney
Producer: Herbert Smith

: 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
Visiting artist, Nancy Evans

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Artist: Nancy Evans

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Rumours of Revival
The University of Cambridge
Surveys carried out during 1957 and 1958 indicate that about seventy per cent. of undergraduates at Cambridge have an active interest in the Christian Faith.
HUBERT Hoskins , whose report on religious belief at Oxford was broadcast early last month, has also visited the sister university. In this programme he introduces listeners to a number of Cambridge undergraduates and dons, talking about the ' boom in religion from many different points of view.

Contributors

Unknown: Hubert Hoskins

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the Reading and Berkshire Council of Social Service by Sir John Wolfenden C.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Sir John Wolfenden, [address removed]
Representatives of statutory authorities and other voluntary organisations come together under the Council's auspices for consultation and for stimulating and carrying out specific welfare services. In recent times these services have markedly been in the interests of elderly people and young families taking root in new urban and rural centres of population.
Over the last fifty years many thousands of families have reason to be grateful to the Council for its skilled advice and practical help

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Wolfenden C.B.E.
Unknown: Sir John Wolfenden

: Annabel Maule and Ronald Baddilev in ' VANITY FAIR'

by William Makepeace Thackeray
A serial in twelve episodes freely adapted by Audrey Lucas
Episode 7 Other parts played by Michael Sharpe and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by Martyn C. Webster
At a brilliant ball in Brussels, Becky is the centre of attraction and George Osborne makes it obvious, even to
Amelia, that he is infatuated with her. Going home that night his conscience smites him and he begs Amelia's forgiveness. Next morning he and his brother officers leave for the battlefield.
A few days later the sound of cannon rolls nearer and nearer to Brussels and in her anxiety to escape, Lady Bareacres is forced to beg Becky to sell her horses, but with grim satisfaction Becky refuses. Jos Sedley, terrified out of his wits, also begs her to sell, which she does at a vast profit
Eventually the English repel the enemy and no more firing is heard in Brussels, but George Osborne has been killed in the battle.

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Adapted By: Audrey Lucas
Played By: Michael Sharpe
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Rebecca Sharp: Annabel Maule
Rawdon Crawley: Ronald Baddiley
Miss Crawley: Sylvia Coleridge
Miss Briggs: Joan Matheson
Pitt Crawley: John Bennett
Lady Jane Sheepshanks: Hilda Schroder
Colonel O'Dowd: Frederick Treves
Mrs O'Dowd: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Amelia: Beryl Calder
William Dobbin: John Scott
Mr Osborne: David March
Maria Osborne: Sheila Grant
Jane Osborne: Judy Bailey
Lord Bareacres: James Thomason
Lady Bareacres: Virginia Winter
Sergeant: Anthony Viccars

: HUMORESKE

A radio portrait of Antonin Dvorak followed by a short programme of his music
See foot of page

Contributors

Unknown: Antonin Dvorak

: THE EPILOGUE

' The gifts of the Holy Spirit-
True Godliness '
Micah 6. vv. 6-8
Psalm 42 (Broadcast Psalter) St. John 17, vv. 1-11 and 19-26 0 worship the Lord in the beautw ol holiness (BBC H.B. 267)
SL John 17. v. 4

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: appMUSIC AT NIGHT

played by the Wang String Quartet:
Alfredo Wang (violin)
Stanley Popperwell (violin)
Gordon Mutter (viola)
George Isaac (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Alfredo Wang
Violin: Stanley Popperwell
Viola: Gordon Mutter
Cello: George Isaac








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