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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

The third of a series of readings from George Appleton 's book
' Glad Encounter '
Reader, Rex Palmer

Contributors

Unknown: George Appleton
Reader: Rex Palmer

: 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 Michael Krein

Contributors

Conducted By: Michael Krein

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
How Do You Manage ?: a £ 15-a-week wife compares her daily budget with someone having more children and less money
Joyce Grenfell in Australia
What Does It Feel Like to be a Refugee ?: Patricia Brent tries to find out
Joyce Dunsheath relates more of her experiences climbing in the Caucasus as a ' Guest of the Soviets '

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Patricia Brent
Unknown: Joyce Dunsheath

: MORNING SERVICE

from Waterbarn Baptist Church, Bacup, Lancashire; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. N. B. Jones
Call to worship
Ye holy angels bright (Bapt. Ch.
Hymnal Rev. 31)
Prayer of Adoration Prayer of Confession The Lord's Prayer
Responsive Reading: Psalm 96
Come down, 0 love divine (B.C.H.R.
189)
Reading: St. Luke 2, vv. 41-52 Pastoral Prayer
Love divine, all loves excelling
(B.C.H.R. 317)
Sermon
For all the love that from our earliest days (B.C.H.R. 711)
Benediction
Organist, R. Ashworth

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. N. B. Jones
Organist: R. Ashworth

: MUSIC QUESTIONS

Robert Irwin invites
Racine Fricker , Trevor Harvey and Sir Steuart Wilson to answer questions sent by listeners

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Irwin
Unknown: Racine Fricker
Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Unknown: Sir Steuart Wilson

: THE SUFFOLK FAMILY SEYMOUR

John Seymour tells the story (in three parts) of how he and his family cultivated five acres in Suffolk and became self-supporting
3 : We buy a horse and learn to plough -Our crops of fruit and vegetables are excellent—We bottle and preserve produce for the winter-We start a vineyard.

Contributors

Unknown: John Seymour

: Stephen Dodgson introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Overture, Manfred (Schumann):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Romance No. 2, in F (Beethoven):
Johanna Martzy (violin), with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Paul Kletzki
Songs of Mozart: sung by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), with Walter Gieseking (piano)
Concerto for double string orchestra
(Tippett): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Walter Goehr

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Violin: Johanna Martzy
Conducted By: Paul Kletzki
Sung By: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Conducted By: Walter Goehr

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Film: Fred Majdalany
Theatre: Ivor Brown
Radio: Lance Sievcking
Book: Helen Gardner
Art: Bryan Robertson

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Fred Majdalany
Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Lance Sievcking
Unknown: Helen Gardner
Unknown: Bryan Robertson

: The Weather

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

: THE NATURALIST

Grasshoppers
Edited and introduced by Maxwell Knight
DAVID RAGGE and JOHN BURTON discuss grasshoppers and their close relatives the bush crickets, and introduce new recordings of their normal and courtship songs.
Listeners are taken to Kent in search of grasshoppers : to the North Downs for chalk-loving species and to Plumstead Marshes for the great green grasshopper.
Produced by Jeffery Boswall

Contributors

Introduced By: Maxwell Knight
Produced By: Jeffery Boswall

: OPERA ALPHABET

- X. Y, and Z —
Gramophone records presented by Mark Lubbock

Contributors

Presented By: Mark Lubbock

: CHAMBER ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Haydn Orchestra
(Leader, Raymond Cohen )
Conductor, Harry Newstone
Charles Spinks
(harpsichord continuo)
Part 1
Haydn
Morning, Noon, and Evening
A cycle of three symphonies
(c. 1761)
No 6, in D (Le Matin) No. 7, in C (Le Midi) No. 8, in G (Le Soir)

Contributors

Leader: Raymond Cohen
Conductor: Harry Newstone
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks

: I WILL ARISE AND GO NOW'

An essay by Henry Scott Holland
Reader, Charles E. Stidwill
The author, a canon of St. Paul's and Oxford professor who died in 1918, dreamed that the haunting magic of Yeats's lines held a test by which life was to be proved. What would happen if they were abruptly proclaimed at a stuffy committee meeting, at comfortable Matins, in the Mansion House, at the Kaffir Market, a St. James's club, a Hyde Park drawing-room?

Contributors

Reader: Henry Scott Holland
Reader: Charles E. Stidwill

: CONCERT

Part 2
Ravel
Music from the Ballet:
Mother Goose

: James McKechnie as Boswell in CONVERSATIONS WITH DR. JOHNSON

2-On Money
Arranged for broadcasting by Eric Ewens
Produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Eric Ewens
Produced By: R. D. Smith

: TALKING ABOUT MUSIC

Antony Hopkins
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 Children of Most Ages
' The Song of the Minster '
A story by William Canton told by David
5.10 For Older Children
'The Great Bear '
A play about
Dr. Samuel Johnson of Lichfield by David Scott Daniell
Produced by Graham Gauld

Contributors

Story By: William Canton
Unknown: Dr. Samuel Johnson
Unknown: David Scott Daniell
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Samuel Johnson as a boy: E ,barry
Samuel Johnson, a man: Cyril Shaps
Mrs Johnson, his mother: Kay Hudson
Michael Johnson, his father: Geoffrey Lewis
Edmund Hector: D English
David Garrick: Peter Augustine
Sir Joshua Reynolds: Eric Skelding
Dame Oliver: Margaret Clarke
Adams: Arnold Peters
Nicky: J- Nyasa
Carrier: James Holliday
Flunkey: Denis Folwell
Servant: Chris Gittins
Storyteller: Charles E Stidwill

: 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, Adele Leigh

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Piano: Edward Rubach
Artist: Adele Leigh

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

A weekly programme in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
' All Good Gifts '
An argument at harvest time by Norman Nicholson
Those taking part include:
Mildred Dyson , Fred Fairclough
Ralph Hallett , Tom Harrison John Mead , Brian Trueman

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Nicholson
Unknown: Mildred Dyson
Unknown: Fred Fairclough
Unknown: Ralph Hallett
Unknown: Tom Harrison
Unknown: John Mead
Unknown: Brian Trueman

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Forces Help Society and Lord Roberts Workshops, by Sir Michael Red grave, C.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Sir Michael Redgrave, [address removed]
This is the diamond jubilee year of the Forces Help Society and Lord Roberts Workshops, whose work has benefited almost four million serving and ex-Service men and women. In the Lord Roberts Workshops, men of three wars with an average disability of sixty per cent are trained and employed to produce furniture of all kinds, bedding, basket-work, and brushes, while the more severely disabled are taught clock assembly and other light industries.
The Society also has other centres, for the aged. the disabled, and the convalescent. Funds are urgently needed to carry on and expand this work.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Michael Red

: Olga Lindo with Hugh David and Beryl Calder in 'FRAMLEY PARSONAGE'

by Anthony Trollope
Adapted for radio in twelve episodes by H. Oldfield Box
EPISODE 6
Produced by David H. Godfrey and Bryan Izzard
By delegating the task to a brother clergyman, the Rev. Josiah Crawley, the Dowager Lady Lufton has put an end to Mark Robarts's exploits in the hunting field. But her interference in the friendship between her son Lord Lufton and Mark's sister Lucy has proved ill-judged. Lord Lufton, on the eve of his departure for London, has made Lucy an offer of marriage; though, indeed, Lucy has refused him, forcing herself to declare that she can never love him.
Mark's involvements with Sowerby, in the matter of the bills, are daily becoming more alarming.

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: H. Oldfield Box
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Produced By: Bryan Izzard
Trollope: Martin Lewis
The Rev Mark Robarts: Hugh David
Fanny: Beryl Calder
Lady Lufton: Olga Lindo
Lucy Robarts: Sheila Grant
Nathaniel Sowerby: Ralph Truman
Mr Smith: Eric Anderson
Lord Lufton: Jack May

: BUXTON SUNDAY CONCERT

From the Pavilion Gardens

: PEOPLE TODAY

A gallery of portraits in close-up
Lotte Lehmann
The great opera and lieder singer, who gave up singing in 1951 and made a new career as a teacher, talks about her life and work to
Irene Slade
The conversation was recorded in Madame Lehmann's apartment during her recent visit to London.
followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown: Lotte Lehmann
Unknown: Irene Slade

: THE EPILOGUE

' Forgive us our trespasses '
Psalm 51. vv. 1-12
Psalm 130 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 7, vv. 36-50
Father of heaven, whose love profound (BBC H.B. 290)
1 John 1, vv. 8 and 9

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by the Quartet Pro Musica: Patrick Halling (violin)
Ernest Scott (violin)
Gwynne Edwards (viola)
Peter Halling (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Patrick Halling
Violin: Ernest Scott
Viola: Gwynne Edwards
Cello: Peter Halling








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