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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading taken from
' The Ladder of Temptations ' by Harold Blair
Reader, Robert Rietty

Contributors

Reader: Harold Blair
Reader: Robert Rietty

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: Programme Parade

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

: AIRS AND GRACES

including music by Holst, Ireland, Chopin, and Grieg on gramophone records

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Q NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Two Generations: reflections on a changing way of life from two farmers
Johnny Morris describes someone he will never forget
The Advertising Boom: investigated by Lyn Arnold
Laurie Lee reads from his book
' Cider With Rosie '

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Lyn Arnold
Unknown: Laurie Lee

: MORNING SERVICE

from St. Alban's Church, Broad-heath, Altrincham, Cheshire; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. R. J. Mentern
Sentences
Versictes and Responses
Venite
Old Testament Lesson: Deuteronomy
7. vv. 6-8
Benedictus
Prayers
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 13
Love divine (A. and M. 520)
Gospel: St. Luke 18, vv. 31-43 Creed
Sermon
Te Deum
Prayer for the Church Blessing
Organist, Kenneth Adams

Contributors

Unknown: R. J. Mentern
Organist: Kenneth Adams

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' Schoenberg's Moses und Aron ' by Donald Mitchell
' Musical Profile—⌀ivin Fjeldstad ' by John Culshaw
' The Robert Mayer Children's Concerts ' by Trevor Harvey
' Haydn's Correspondence and London Notebooks' reviewed by Rosemary Hughes

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Donald Mitchell
Unknown: John Culshaw
Unknown: Robert Mayer
Unknown: Trevor Harvey
Reviewed By: Rosemary Hughes

: Joseph Cooper introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records
Overture: Tarn O'Shanter (Arnold):
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Russian songs: Oda Slobodskaya (soprano), with Ivor Newton (piano)
Variations on a Nursery Song. for piano and orchestra (Dohnanyi). played by the composer with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Piano: Ivor Newton
Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by Sir Gerald Barry
Book: Walter Allen
Art. Bryan Robertson Film: Dilys Powell
Theatre: Lionel Hale
Radio: H. A. L. Craig

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown: Walter Allen
Unknown: Art. Bryan Robertson
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: H. A. L. Craig

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: THE COUNTRYSIDE IN FEBRUARY

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country including
Sounds of the month
Reports from the countryside
A Natural History contribution by Eric Simms
Introduced by C. Gordon Glover
Produced by Arthur Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Simms
Introduced By: C. Gordon Glover
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: CAN I HELP YOU ?

Next Door Neighbour
Dudley Perkins answers some listeners' queries about thoughtless neighbours.

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Questions put by members of the Orford and District Allotment and Garden Association, Warring-ton, are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and A. E. Muskett
Arranged by Peter D. Anderson

Contributors

Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood
Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: A. E. Muskett
Arranged By: Peter D. Anderson

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Part 1

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Rudolf Schwarz

: APART. NOT TOGETHER

PENELOPE MORTIMER was asked to choose her own subject for a radio essay, which she reads herself. ' Apart-ness' is her choice.

Contributors

Unknown: Penelope Mortimer

: CONCERT

PART 2
A booklet by Deryck Cooke , with foreword by Bruno Walter , has been published by the BBC as a companion to the Mahler centenary celebrations. It can be ordered, price 5s., through newsagents and booksellers or direct by sending a crossed postal order for 5s. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Deryck Cooke
Unknown: Bruno Walter

: THE BRAINS TRUST

A sound recording of last Thursday's television programme
Members:
Sir Ifor Evans
Bernard Williams
Norman Birnbaum
Chairman, Norman Fisher

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Ifor Evans
Unknown: Bernard Williams
Unknown: Norman Birnbaum
Unknown: Norman Fisher

: Children's Hour

Sunday At Five
'Legends of the Saints' by E. Lucia Turnbull told by David
4: 'St. Roque and his Dog'

5.15 'Prelude to Finale'
A series of plays about the lives of great composers by Geoffrey Trease
Timothy Bateson as Edvard Grieg, with June Spencer in 'The Music-Maker of the North'
Pianist, Albert Webb
Produced by Graham Gauld

Contributors

Unknown: E. Lucia Turnbull
Unknown: Geoffrey Trease
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Edvard Grieg
Unknown: June Spencer
Pianist: Albert Webb
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Edvard Grieg: Timothy Bateson
a boy J England: null Grieg,
His father: Gerik Schjelderup
His mother: Peggy Hughes
Schoolmaster: Geoffrey Lewis
Ole Bull: Wilfred Babbage
Uncle Herman: Denis Folwell
Rikard Nordraak: Alaric Cotter
Sandwig: D English
Nina Hagerup, who tells the story: June Spencer

: MONEY MATTERS

The Demise of the Wage Packet ? by Edward Leader

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Leader

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
A summary of last week's events

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist,
Victoria Elliott

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Victoria Elliott

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Way of Life

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
The Beginning, The End, and The Centre
An imaginary discussion about the Bible's way of speaking of time and eternity
With illustrations by Geoffrey Banks, John Blain, John Graham, Joseph Holmes,
Daphne Oxenford, John Franklyn Robbins, Norman Somers, Rosalie Williams
Written by Elsa May and R. T. Brooks

Contributors

Illustrations By: Geoffrey Banks.
Illustrations By: John Blain
Illustrations By: John Graham.
Illustrations By: Joseph Holmes
Illustrations By: Daphne Oxenford
Illustrations By: John Franklyn Robbing
Unknown: Norman Somers
Unknown: Rosalie Williams
Unknown: Written Bv Elsa May
Unknown: R. T. Brooks

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the Incorporated Society of the Crusade of Rescue and Homes for Destitute Catholic Children, by Lady Pakenham
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Crusade of Rescue is a voluntary society which has, for the last hundred years, offered help to Catholic children deprived of family life. The Society aims principally to provide for children not eligible for care by Local Authorities. It also provides a moral welfare service for unmarried mothers. The Society depends on voluntary contributions to meet its expenditure, and at the present time the financial burden is especially heavy.

: ' SENSE AND SENSIBILITY'

by Jane Austen
Adapted for broadcasting in six episodes by Jonquil Antony
4—' Colonel Brandon discloses a secret '
Produced by Mollie Austin
Marianne is in great distress over Willoughby's behaviour. Elinor, too, has trouble of her own, trouble made none the easier by her brother John and Lucy Steele. Colonel Brandon seems the only person she can trust and in an indirect way he brings some comfort.

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Austen
Produced By: Mollie Austin
Colonel Brandon: Michael Shaw
Elinor: Angela Brooking
Marianne: Ysanne Churchman
John Dashwood: Peter Wilde
Edward Ferrers: David Enders
Mrs Jennings: Mollie Tapper
Robert Ferrers: Charles Hodgson
Miss Steele: June Barrie
Lucy Steele: Kathleen Helme
Charles, the footman: Clive Batchelor

: NEWS

: North Region presents THE FIFTY-ONE SOCIETY

and invites
Raymond Williams author of ' Culture and Society to open a discussion on 'Democracy and Culture'
In the chair, Peter Hilton

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Williams
Unknown: Peter Hilton

: INTERNATIONAL CONCERT HALL

with Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Polka: The Countrywoman
(Smetana)
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Zdenek Kosler
Bolero (I Vespri Sicilian!) (Verdi)
Joan Sutherland with the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra conducted by Nello Santi
Symphony No. 5. in E minor
(From the New World) (Dvorak)
Paris Radio Orchestra conducted by Constantin Silvestri on gramophone records

Contributors

Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Conducted By: Zdenek Kosler
Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Conducted By: Nello Santi
Conducted By: Constantin Silvestri

: THE EPILOGUE

' The greatest gift '
Deuteronomy 10, w. 12-14. 18-20
Psalm 36, vv. 1-7 (Broadcast Psalter) ' 1 Corinthians 12, w. 4-11 and v. 27:
13, v. 13
Come down. 0 Love divine (BBC H.B.
149)
1 John 4, v. 7

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Hamburg Bach Orchestra
(Leader, Charles Joseph )
Conductor, Robert Stehli
Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, in G Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, in D Recording from a concert by the Music Society of the John Lewis Partnership, given before an invited audience in the City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, on February 19

Contributors

Leader: Charles Joseph
Conductor: Robert Stehli

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