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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

The first of a series of readings from J. B. Phillips's book
'New Testament Christianity'
Reader, Adza Vincent

Contributors

Reader: Adza Vincent

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: 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

: NEWS

: ISY GEIGER

and his Orchestra

: MORNING SERVICE

from Newcastle Presbyterian Church, Co. Down; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. A. C. Anderson, Ph.D.
Introduction
Metrical Psalm 84, vv. 1-5: How lovely is thy dwelling-place
Prayer
Ecclesiastes 3. vv. 1-16
Metrical Psalm 147 :
Praise God! 'tis good and pleasant
Children's Address
Who would true valour see (R.C.H.
576)
Intercessions
Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness (R.C.H. 232)
Sermon
Almighty Father of all things that be
(R.C.H. 503)
Benediction
Organist, Renee Annett

Contributors

Organist: Renee Annett

: MUSIC QUESTIONS

Robert Irwin invites
Charles Cudworth , Watkins Shaw and David Willcocks to answer questions sent by listeners, mainly about eighteenth-century music

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Irwin
Unknown: Charles Cudworth
Unknown: Watkins Shaw
Unknown: David Willcocks

: COUNTRY PLACES

by Leonard Clark
2-The River
Mr. Clark takes as a topic three country places remembered from his childhood and imbued with special significance both then and now. Today's talk is about the river Severn.

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Clark

: Boyd Neel introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Movements from Le Tombeau de
Couperin (Ravel): Walter Gieseking (piano)
British Folk Songs: Lois Marshall
(soprano), with Weldon Kilburn (piano)
Divertimento (Le Baiser de la Fee)
(Stravinsky): French National Radio Orchestra, conducted by Igor Markevitch

Contributors

Piano: Walter Gieseking
Soprano: Lois Marshall
Piano: Weldon Kilburn
Conducted By: Igor Markevitch

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Walter Allen
Art: Basil Taylor
Film: Charles Marowitz
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Laurence Kitchin
Book: Alan Pryce-Jones

Contributors

Conducted By: Walter Allen
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Charles Marowitz
Unknown: Richard Findlater
Unknown: Laurence Kitchin
Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed fore'- Set 'or the South-East region

: NEWS

: THE UNDERWATER NATURALIST

Edited and introduced by Gwynne Vevers
The aqualung diving technique has opened up for the marine biologist the relatively unexplored sea bed from below tide and down to about thirty fathoms.
HANS HASS recalls a recent expedition to the Maldive coral reefs in the Indian Ocean and tells of the dangers and delights of free-diving.
RICHARD BAIRD explains his underwater studies on the escallop beds of the North Wales coast.
ROBERT FORSTER , from the sea bed off Plymouth, talks with Gwynne Vevers , in a boat above, about the animals and seaweeds on the sea bottom.
Produced by Jeffery Boswall

Contributors

Introduced By: Gwynne Vevers
Unknown: Hans Hass
Unknown: Richard Baird
Unknown: Robert Forster
Unknown: Gwynne Vevers
Produced By: Jeffery Boswall

: OPERA ALPHABET

—O—
Gramophone records presented by Antony Hopkins

Contributors

Presented By: Antony Hopkins

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

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

Contributors

Unknown: Freddy Grisewood
Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Arranged By: Kevin Billington

: BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA

(Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with Elizabeth Fretwell (soprano)
Charles Craig (tenor) and the BBC Chorus
Music from Vienna

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Soprano: Elizabeth Fretwell
Tenor: Charles Craig

: FAVOURITE CHARACTERS

A series in which figures from novels and plays of the past are introduced by writers of today
V. S. Pritchett presents
Ilya Ilyitch Oblomov from ' Oblomov ' by Ivan Alexandrovitch Goncharov
Ilya Ilyitch Oblomov played by Geoffrey Wincott
Also taking part:
Derek Birch. Beth Boyd
William Fox and Jack Shaw
Production by Rayner Heppenstall

Contributors

Unknown: V. S. Pritchett
Unknown: Ilya Ilyitch Oblomov
Unknown: Ivan Alexandrovitch Goncharov
Unknown: Ilya Ilyitch Oblomov
Played By: Geoffrey Wincott
Unknown: Derek Birch.
Unknown: Beth Boyd
Unknown: William Fox
Unknown: Jack Shaw
Production By: Rayner Heppenstall

: PIANO MUSIC

played by Phyllis Sellick

Contributors

Played By: Phyllis Sellick

: TALKING ABOUT THE PROMS

Alec Robertson introduces some of the music to be broadcast from the Promenade Concerts during the coming week

Contributors

Introduces: Alec Robertson

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' Granny's Wonderful Chair' by Frances Browne
Adapted as a serial play in six parts by Estelle Holt
3—' The Story of Prince Fairyfoot'
Produced by David Davis
5.30 For Older Children
' The Pilgrim's Progress'
From This World to That Which Is To Come
Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream by John Bunyan
Arranged in six episodes and told by David
3—' The Valley of the Shadow of Death'

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Browne
Unknown: Estelle Holt
Produced By: David Davis
Unknown: John Bunyan
The Chair: Carleton Hobbs
Snowflower: Patricia Field
King Winwealth: Wilfred Babbage
Princess Greedalind: Mollie Maureen
Queen Wantall: Phoebe Hodgson
King Stiffstep: Geoffrey Wincott
Robin Goodfellow: Seymour Green
Queen Hammerheel: Mary O'Farrell
Fairyfoot: David Spenser

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of last week's events

: GRAND HOTEL

Jean Pougnet conducts his orchestra from the Palm Court with John Sharpe (violin)
This evening's visiting artist:
Heather Harper

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Violin: John Sharpe
Artist: Heather Harper

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistairs Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistairs Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Man of Geneva
The story of John Calvin written by Robert Kemp
Produced by J. Stanley Pritchard

Contributors

Unknown: John Calvin
Written By: Robert Kemp
Produced By: J. Stanley Pritchard
Narrator: Henry Donald
John Calvin: Tom Fleming
Nicholas Cop: Leonard Maguire
De la Forge: Fraser Kerr
Duke of Ferrara: Richard Price
Duchess of Ferrara: Joan Fitzpatrick
Farel: Bryden Murdoch
Franchiquine: Effie Morrison
Prosecutor: Henry Donald
Servetus: Bryden Murdoch

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Bishop Creighton House and Time and Talents Association, by the Rev. R. M. Campbell
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to the Rev. R. M. Campbell, [address removed]
Both these Associations are voluntary organisations with Christian foundations which for more than half a century have been engaged in social work in Fulham and Bermondsey, organising clubs for all ages, visiting the lonely, and meeting local needs as they arise. Out of this experience they are now expanding their work to meet the problem of resettlement of groups in new estates and the needs of people from overseas.

Contributors

Unknown: R. M. Campbell

: Annabel Maule and Ronald Baddiley in 'VANITY FAIR'

by William Makepeace Thackeray
A serial in twelve episodes freely adapted by Audrey Lucas
EPISODE 11
Produced by Martyn C. Webster
Becky is presented at Court by Lady Jane, Sir Pitt having given her a diamond clasp-unknown to his wife. Her other magnificent jewels-given to her by Lord Steyne-she assures Rawdon, were hired.
Steyne finds young Rawdon a place at Whitefriars School where Rawdon takes him. Steyne visits Briggs and discovers not only that the sum Becky had borrowed from her was only half what Steyne had given Becky, but that Briggs has not been repaid a penny. Steyne arranges for Briggs to become housekeeper at one of his country homes.
Sir Pitt and Lady Jane warn Rawdon that Becky cannot be without a suitable companion, so Rawdon agrees to accompany her to any social gathering. Walking back from Gaunt House one night, Rawdon is arrested by a sheriff's officer.
Dobbin and Jos Sedley return from abroad and Jos promises to look after Amelia and her old father.

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Adapted By: Audrey Lucas
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Rebecca Sharp: Annabel Maule
Rawdon Crawley: Ronald Baddiley
Lord Steyne: Richard Williams
Sir Pitt Crawley: John Bennett
Lady Jane: Hilda Schroder
Haggles: Jeffrey Segal
Captain MacMurdo: Duncan McLntyre
Mr Wenham: Edgar Norfolk
Moss: Michael Sharpe
Cook: Eva Stuart
Trotter: Malcolm Hayes
Simpson: Frank Partington

: NEWS

: FRANKLY SPEAKING

A series of interviews with well-known people
Tennessee Williams answers questions put to him by John Bowen
Peter Duval Smith
John Freeman

Contributors

Unknown: Tennessee Williams
Unknown: John Bowen
Unknown: Peter Duval Smith
Unknown: John Freeman

: SUMMER SERENADE

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Hugo Rignold

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Hugo Rignold

: THE EPILOGUE

' The House of Prayer'
1 Kings 8, vv. 22. 23. and 27-30 Psalm 122
1 Peter 2. w. 1-17
Christ is our corner-stone (BBC H.B.
258)
St. Luke 19. v. 46

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

sung by the BBC Chorus
Conducted by Alan G. Melville with Alan Harverson (organ)

Contributors

Conducted By: Alan G. Melville
Unknown: Alan Harverson

: Close Down









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