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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

The second 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

: MUSIC FOR LEISURE

played by the Light Orchestra
(Leader. David Adams )
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry

: MORNING SERVICE

from Queen Street Congregational Church, Wolverhampton; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. E. T. Donald James
Call to Worship
Whom should we love like thee (Congregational Praise 59)
Prayer
First Lesson: Deuteronomy 6, w. 1-15 0 Word of God incarnate (C.P. 231) Second Lesson: St. John 14, vv. 1-14 Thou art the way (C.P. 102) Sermon
Prayer
Behold the mountain of the Lord
(C.P. 322)
Blessing
Organist, Islwyn Francis

Contributors

Organist: Islwyn Francis

: COUNTRY PLACES

by Leonard Clark
3-The Wood
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 Abbot's
Wood in the Forest of Dean.

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Clark

: MUSIC QUESTIONS

Robert Irwin invites
Joan Cross , Alec Robertson and Sir Steuart Wilson to answer questions sent by listeners, mainly about singers and singing

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Irwin
Unknown: Joan Cross
Unknown: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Sir Steuart Wilson

: JOHN IRELAND

(born August 13, 1879)
A tribute for the occasion of his eightieth birthday with records of his music presented by Julian Herbage

Contributors

Presented By: Julian Herbage

: Trevor Harvey introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Preludes from Op. 28 (Chopin):
Moura Lympany (piano)
Suite: Lieutenant Kizhe (Prokofiev):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Efrem Kurtz

Contributors

Piano: Moura Lympany
Unknown: Efrem Kurtz

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Walter Allen
Film: Richard Mayne
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Laurence Kitchin
Book: Alan Pryce-Jones
Art: Basil Taylor

Contributors

Conducted By: Walter Allen
Unknown: Richard Mayne
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Laurence Kitchin
Unknown: Alan Pryce-Jones
Unknown: Basil Taylor

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: BIRDS IN BRITAIN

Edited and introduced by James Fisher
Globe-Spanners
' Globe-Spanners ' is the name given by Abel Chapman to that large family of birds, the waders, a group renowned for their very lengthy migrations.
GEORGE YEATES recounts his experiences on wader breeding-grounds in the Scottish Highlands and islands, and in Iceland.
Eric ENNION, who watches and rings waders during their passage migration and in winter, gives some results of his studies.
KENNETH WILLIAMSON reports on the increasing frequency of American waders making transatlantic Sights to this country.
Produced by Jeffery Boswall

Contributors

Introduced By: James Fisher
Unknown: Abel Chapman
Produced By: Jeffery Boswall

: OPERA ALPHABET— P —

Gramophone records presented by Mosco Carner

Contributors

Presented By: Mosco Carner

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Freddy Grisewood invites
Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell to answer questions put by members of the Templepatrick Horticultural Society, near Belfast
Arranged by Kevin Billington

Contributors

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

: CHAMBER ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Leader and director,
Neville Marriner

Contributors

Unknown: Neville Marriner

: FAVOURITE CHARACTERS

A series in which figures from novels and plays of the past are introduced by writers of today
Richard Usborne presents
Bertie Wooster from novels of P. G. Wodehouse
Bertie Wooster played by Hugh Burden
Also taking part:
William Fox. Felix Felton
Mary O'Farrell , Marjorie Westbury
Mary Wimbush ,Virginia Winter
Production by Rayner Heppenstall

Contributors

Unknown: Bertie Wooster
Unknown: P. G. Wodehouse
Unknown: Bertie Wooster
Played By: Hugh Burden
Unknown: William Fox.
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: Virginia Winter
Production By: Rayner Heppenstall

: ROYAL NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD OF WALES

1959
Last week the historic town of Caernarvon was host for this annual competitive festival of poetry and song
Havard Gregory reviews the main events of the week and introduces recordings made during the competitions and the Crowning and Chairing ceremonies
Programme produced by W. R. Owen and James Williams

Contributors

Produced By: W. R. Owen
Produced By: James Williams

: 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

* Granny's Wonderful Chair * by Frances Browne adapted as a serial play in six parts by Estelle Holt 4 — ' The Story of Childe Charity '
Produced by David Davis
Childe Charity did all the chores-
The beggar-woman sleeps and snores-But worthy of her name was she The little orphan Charity.
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
4—' Vanity Fair '
' Behold Vanity Fair! the Pilgrims there Are chain'd and stand beside;
Even so it was our Lord pass'd here, And on Mount Calvary dy'd.'

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Browne
Produced By: David Davis
Unknown: John Bunyan
The Chair: Carleton Hobbs
Snowftower: Patricia Field
King Winwealth: Wilfred Babbage
Princess Greedalind: Mollie Maureen
Queen Wantall: Phoebe Hodgson
Uncle: Leslie Perrins
Aunt: Joan Clement Scott
Charity: Elaine MacNamara
Her cousins: Gillian Andrews
Her cousins: Ursula Hirst
Cook: Ella Milne
Beggar-woman: Mary O'Farrell

: 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 Edward Rubach (piano)
This evening's visiting artist,
Ranken Bushby

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Piano: Edward Rubach
Artist: Ranken Bushby

: 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
In Search of the Truth
' Who is my Neighbour? '
J. B. Phillips , Eleanor Yanowsky , Rupert Davies , and Penry Jones answer questions on problems of human relationships put to them by sixth-formers attending a Student Christian Movement
Conference at Sunny Hill Girls' School, Bruton
Chairman, Kenneth Davis
Production by Martin Willson

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Phillips
Unknown: Eleanor Yanowsky
Unknown: Rupert Davies
Unknown: Penry Jones
Unknown: Kenneth Davis
Production By: Martin Willson

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Chalfont Colony for Epileptics by Flora Robson, C.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Miss Flora Robson, [address removed]
The Colony, Chalfont St. Peter, provides employment and accommodation for five hundred epileptics from all over the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1893, and there is now an urgent need for the modernisation of many of its buildings and for raising the standard of comfort of the colonists to comply with present-day ideas. Much has been done in the past few years but much still remains to be done; to enable this improvement to continue, the Colony is dependent on the generosity of the charitable public.

: Annabel Maule in 'VANITY FAIR'

by William Makepeace Thackeray
A serial in twelve episodes freely adapted by Audrey Lucas
Episode 12 with voices of the past played bv Ronald Baddiley Eva Stuart. Kathleen Holme George Merritt , Peter Wilde
Sylvia Coleridge , Joan Matheson and Jeffrey Segal
Produced by Martyn C. Webster
Rawdon is arrested and writes asking Becky to raise money for his release. Becky replies that she is unable to do so. He then writes to Lady Jane, who comes immediately with the money.
Rawdon goes home to find Becky, bedecked with jewels, and Lord Steyne alone. Steyne believes Rawdon's return is a trick to blackmail him and in his fury he lets it be known that Becky's jewels were given to her by him. Rawdon challenges him to a duel, but later Mr. Wenham skilfully contrives to have the duel abandoned. Next day there is an announcement that Rawdon has been appointed Governor of Coventry Island. This having been arranged by Lord Steyne before the scene with Becky and Rawdon, he cannot now go back on it.
So Rawdon goes abroad alone leaving young Rawdon with Lady Jane.

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Adapted By: Audrey Lucas
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: Eva Stuart.
Unknown: Kathleen Holme
Unknown: George Merritt
Unknown: Peter Wilde
Unknown: Sylvia Coleridge
Unknown: Joan Matheson
Unknown: Jeffrey Segal
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
The Storyteller: Simon Lack
Rebecca Sharp: Annabel Maule
Amelia: Beryl Calder
William Dobbin: John Scott
Joseph Sedley: Hugh Manning
Mr Osborne: David March
Little George: Danny Rambler
Lord Steyne: Richard Williams
Fiche: John Hollis
Sir Pitt Crawley: John Bennett
Lady Jane: Hilda Schroder
Major Loder: Charles Hodgson
A butler: Frank Partington

: NEWS

: People Today

Men in the Oil Industry
Just a hundred years ago this month Edwin L. Drake drilled the first oil well in Pennsylvania. Since then the oil industry has become one of the biggest in the world, and covers the world.
Edward Ward has met many oilmen in his travels-in the Middle East, in Venezuela, Texas, Nigeria, the Sahara, and he found them to be a remarkable international team.
For this programme he recorded the voices of many men in some of the multitudinous jobs that the oil industry offers-from drillers, such as Bert Fountain, to top-level executives, such as F J. Stephens, who make decisions involving millions of pounds; from geologists, such as the Dutchman Jan Dozy, to aviation experts, such as Group-Captain Douglas Bader.

Contributors

Unknown: Captain Douglas Bader.

: SUMMER SERENADE

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, George Hurst
Jess Walters (baritone)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst
Baritone: Jess Walters

: THE EPILOGUE

' Our Father in Heaven '
1 Chronicles 29, vv. 10-13
Psalm 47 (Broadcast psalter) Revelation 4, vv. 1-11
Father most Holy Isaiah 67, v. 15

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Manchester Wind Ensemble:
William Morris (flute) Michael Winfield (oboe)
Frank Holdsworth (clarinet)
Maurice Handford (horn)
Charles Cracknell (bassoon) Rayson Whalley (piano)

Contributors

Flute: William Morris
Oboe: Michael Winfield
Clarinet: Frank Holdsworth
Horn: Maurice Handford
Bassoon: Charles Cracknell
Piano: Rayson Whalley

: Close Down









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