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: The First Day of the Week

The first of a series of readings from ' Reading the Bible Today ' by D. T. Niles
Reader, Adza Vincent


Reader: D. T. Niles
Reader: Adza Vincent

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


played by the London Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by Reginald Kilbey


Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
E. Arnot Robertson describes the first time she fell in love
Why do women nag?: a doctor replies
Both Sides of the Fence: bosses and secretaries give contrasted points of view about each other
Mira behn talks about
Mahatma Gandhi


Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Introduced By: E. Arnot Robertson
Talks: Mira Behn
Unknown: Mahatma Gandhi


from the Parish Church of Walsall, Staffordshire; Celebrant and Preacher, the Vicar and Rural Dean of Walsall, the Rev. Vernon S. Nicholls
Introit: Jesu, Word of God. incarnate
The Lord's Prayer Collect for Purity
Summary of the law The Collect
Epistle: Revelation 7, vv. 2-12
The Gradual: Let saints on earth in concert sing (A. and M. Rev. 272)
Gospel: St. Matthew 5. vv. 1-12 v Creed
The Saints of God (A. and M. Rev.
Prayer for the church
Invitation: Confession; Absolution;
Comfortable Words; Sursum corda
Sanctus: Benedictus
Prayer of humble access Consecration
Agnus Dei
Jesu, gentlest Saviour (A. and M.
Rev. 418)
Thanksgiving and Gloria Blessing
For all the saints (A. and M. Rev. 527)
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Edgar Morgan


Unknown: Rev. Vernon S. Nicholls
Unknown: Agnus Dei
Unknown: Edgar Morgan

: Music Magazine

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage; introduced by Julian Herbage
'Bruckner's Eighth Symphony' by Deryck Cooke
'Musical Profile - Helga Mott' by Cedric Wallis
'Schiller (1759-1805) and Music - I' by Martin Cooper
'Dr. Burney's Musical Tours in Europe' reviewed by Charles Cudworth


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Speaker: Deryck Cooke
Speaker: Cedric Wallis
Speaker: Martin Cooper
Speaker: Charles Cudworth

: Scott Goddard introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Overture. Street Corner (Rawsthorne): Pro Arte Orchestra, conducted by the composer
The Lark Ascending (Vaughan Williams): Jean Pougnet (violin), with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Ballet Suite. The Perfect Fool
(Hoist) : London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult


Violin: Jean Pougnet
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult


Conducted by Sir John Summerson
Theatre: Eric Keown
Radio: Jacques Brunius
Book: Margaret Lane
Art: Nigel Gosling
Film: Edgar Anstey


Conducted By: Sir John Summerson
Unknown: Eric Keown
Unknown: Jacques Brunius
Unknown: Margaret Lane
Unknown: Nigel Gosling
Unknown: Edgar Anstey

: The Weather

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


Ulster Specialities
Introduced from Belfast by James Fisher
VICTOR BATEMAN talks about rare birds and their protection; ARTHUR IRVINE tells the story of the Lough Erne scoter-ducks; DAVID ALEXANDER re-calls some outstanding memories from his fifty years' bird-watching; JACK GRAY gives some results of his work at Copeland Observatory; ARNOLD BENINGTON reports on the progress of Ireland's only pair of golden eagles
Produced by Jeffery Boswall


Unknown: James Fisher
Talks: Victor Bateman
Unknown: Arthur Irvine
Unknown: Lough Erne
Unknown: David Alexander
Unknown: Jack Gray
Unknown: Arnold Benington
Produced By: Jeffery Boswall


Miscellaneous Questions
Dudley Perkins answers a mixed bag of listeners' letters
followed by an interlude at 1.55


Unknown: Dudley Perkins


visits Nottinghamshire
Fred Loads, Bill Sowerbutts , and Alan Gemmell answer questions put by members of Worksop and District Allotments Association
Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Peter D. Anderson
Synergistic Chemicals: Alan Gemmell talks about recent research which shows how certain chemicats increase the toxicity of others, and suggests possible applications of this discovery


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Arranged By: Peter D. Anderson
Talks: Alan Gemmell


Ilona Kabos (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Prelude: Tristan and Isolde....Wagner
2.40 app. Piano Concerto No. 1, in C


Piano: Ilona Kabos
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

: James McKechnie as Boswell in 'ONVERSATIONS WITH DR. JOHNSON '

8-On Literature
Arranged for broadcasting by Eric Ewens
Produced by R. D. Smith


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


A sound recording of Thursday's television programme
A. J. Ayer
Bernard Williams
Sir John Wolfenden
Chairman, Norman Fisher


Unknown: A. J. Ayer
Unknown: Bernard Williams
Unknown: Sir John Wolfenden
Unknown: Norman Fisher


Sunday At Five ' Prophet of God'
The Story of Samuel from ' Stories from the Bible ' by Walter de la Mare told by David
3-The Ark is Restored
5.20 ' Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens
Adapted for radio in eight parts by H. Oldfield Box
3—' Doctor Blimber's Establishment '
Produced by Claire Chovil


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: H. Oldfield Box
Produced By: Claire Chovil
Narrator: Carleton Hobbs
Mr Dombey: Ralph Truman
Florence Dombey: Judith Stott
Captain Cuttle: Frederick Treves
Walter Gay: Martin Starkie
Carker: Paul Hansard
Mr Toots: Robert Grant
Paul Dombey: Marjorie Westbury
Susan Nipper: Norma Griffin
Mrs Pipchin: Vivienne Chatterton
Doctor Blimber: Lionel Marson
Miss Blimber: Hilda Schroder


Rating Reform by Edward Leader

: The Weather

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


A summary of last week's events


Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist,
Mary Thomas


Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Mary Thomas


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


Christians think about their faith
Echoes of the Past
Rex Palmer recalls the early days of religious broadcasting, with recordings from the BBC Sound Archives including
The Most Rev. C. G. Lang , Archbishop of Canterbury
The Most Rev. William Temple ,
Archbishop of Canterbury The Very Rev. W. R. Inge ,
Dean of St. Paul's
The Rev. Archibald Fleming
The Very Rev. F. A. Iremonger
The Rev. Canon W. H. Elliott
The Rev. John Mayo , Rector of Whitechapel
The H. R. L. Sheppard
Dr. Maud Royden and The Nativity Play from St. Hilary
With an introduction by the Rev. Canon R. McKay
Head of BBC Religious Broadcasting
Produced by Harold Rogers


Unknown: Rex Palmer
Unknown: Rev. C. G. Lang
Unknown: Rev. William Temple
Unknown: Very Rev. W. R. Inge
Unknown: Rev. Archibald Fleming
Unknown: Very Rev. F. A. Iremonger
Unknown: Rev. Canon W. H. Elliott
Unknown: Rev. John Mayo
Unknown: H. R. L. Sheppard
Unknown: Dr. Maud Royden
Unknown: Rev. Canon R. McKay
Produced By: Harold Rogers


Appeal on behalf of the Elfrida Rathbone Committee, by Cyril Ray
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to[address removed]
The Elfrida Rathbone Committee has for many years carried on work for mentally backward children, adolescents, and adults in North London: recently, branches have been formed in Fulham and Stepney, and plans for further expansion are in active preparation. The Committee is chiefly concerned with befriending boys and girls who have attended schools for educationally subnormal children, and with the provision of clubs for school leavers.


Unknown: Cyril Ray
Unknown: Cyril Ray Esq.,

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

by Anthony Trollope
Adapted by H. Oldfield Box
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by David H. Godfrey
Mark Robarts 's folly in signing those bills for Sowerby had brought him to the very edge of disaster. Only when the bailiffs were actually in the house had his friend, Lord Lufton, saved him.
Lord Lufton's mother, the Dowager
Lady Lufton, is still struggling with her awkward predicament. Her son wishes to marry Lucy Robarts ; Lucy has said that she will not marry him unless asked to do so by Lady Lufton; but this, Lady Lufton cannot bring herself to do.


Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Adapted By: H. Oldfield Box
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Unknown: Mark Robarts
Unknown: Lucy Robarts
Trollope: Martin Lewis
Olivia Proudie: Eva Stuart
Mrs Proudie: Elsa Palmer
Dr Proudie: John Wyse
Mrs Grantly: Janet Burnell
Archdeacon Grantly: Godfrey Kenton
Mrs Arabin: Joan Matheson
Lady Lufton: Olga Lindo
The Rev Mark Robarts: Hugh David
Lucy Robarts: Sheila Grant
Mrs Crawley: Thea Holme
Fanny: Beryl Calder
Lord Lufton: Jack May
Nathaniel Sowerby: Ralph Truman


Four programmes about the problems of old age
Narrator, James McKechnie
4-A Corner of My Own
There is conflict between the needs and desires of old people, their relatives, and the community about the best way to house the elderly.
Reporter, Jameson Clark Script by J. S. Campbell
Produced by Archie P. Lee in the BBC's Scottish studios


Narrator: James McKechnie
Reporter: Jameson Clark
Script By: J. S. Campbell
Produced By: Archie P. Lee


on gramophone records
See top of column


' The Cloud of Witnesses '
Revelation 7, vv. 9, 10, 13-17 Psalm 90, vv. 1-12
Hebrews 11. vv. 1-16, and v. 32, to 12, v. 2
0 what their joy and their glory must be (BBC H.B. 252)
Wisdom 3, v. 1

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas


English String Quartet: Nona Liddell , Lesley White
Marjorie Lempfert , Helen Just
Quartet In C minor, Op. 18 No. 4


Unknown: Nona Liddell
Unknown: Lesley White
Unknown: Marjorie Lempfert
Unknown: Helen Just

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