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A reading by Olive Gregg from
' Making the Most of Life' by Canon E. Moore Darling


Reading By: Olive Gregg
Unknown: Canon E. Moore Darling

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas



including music by Rtspi^hi, Mozart, Dvorak, and Lalo: gramophone records

: Your Holiday Weather

by the man from the ' Met ' Office



Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Babies. Diet, and Dummies: discussed by Anne Cuthbert and a paediatrician Open Letter to an English School-teacher: from C. J. Smilh , headmaster of Dezda School. Nyasaland
Carnal or Creative: Gordon Gow considers French films today'
Legal Roundabout: Dudley Perkins on recent cases in the Law Courts


Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Anne Cuthbert
Unknown: C. J. Smilh
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Dudley Perkins


from Lincolnshire
People in all walks of life are gathered at Gainsborough Parish Church; Immingham Docks; a home in Gainsborough; St. Nicholas School, Boston; Fulney Trading Estate, Spalding
The Hymns:
0 God our help in ages past
Eternal Father, strong to save Love divine, all loves excelling We plough the fields O worship the King
Organist. W. J. Snowley


Unknown: J. Snowley


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Record Review
Contributed by Edward Greenfield Andrew Porter and John Warrack


Edited By: Anna Instone
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Edward Greenfield
Unknown: Andrew Porter
Unknown: John Warrack

: Malcolm Macdonald introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records including:
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, in G
(Bach): Pliilomusica of London, conducted by Thurston Dart
Barcarolle in F sharp minor (Chopin):
Dirm Lipatti (piano)
Over (he Hills and Far Away (Delius):
Roval Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.


Conducted By: Thurston Dart
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham


Conducted by Sir John Summerson
Film: Penelope Gilliatt
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Radio: Laurence Kitchin
Book: C. V. Wedgwood
Art: Basil Taylor


Conducted By: Sir John Summerson
Unknown: Penelope Gilliatt
Unknown: Richard Findlater
Unknown: Laurence Kitchin
Unknown: C. V. Wedgwood
Unknown: Basil Taylor

: The Weather

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



The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
After spending the first six days in Southern Rhodesia, Her Majesty has been visiting Barotseland and the Copperbelt in Northern Rhodesia. She is now in Lusaka
Gerald Dimond talks about the places visited and introduces recordings of some of the events.
Produced by Geoffrey Topping


Unknown: Her Majesty
Talks: Gerald Dimond
Produced By: Geoffrey Topping


Nature's Electricians
Many people have seen or heard of the Electric Eel. But at least six families of fishes have developed electric organs.
Richard KEYNES , F.R.S., and HANS LISSMAN , F.R.S., discuss with GWYNNE VEVERS their original research on these remarkable animals and play some unusual recordings.
Produced by Bruce Campbell


Unknown: Richard Keynes
Unknown: Hans Lissman
Produced By: Bruce Campbell

: Freddy Grisewood introduces GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

from Banbury
Questions put by members of the Banbury and District Horti cultural Society are answered by Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell
Arranged by Peter Anderson


Unknown: District Horti
Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Arranged By: Peter Anderson


A true story written and told by Henry Donald


Told By: Henry Donald


For Children of Most Ages
Sunday at Five
The Dean of Gloucester talks with some young friends

: Time

and Time Again'
' Tom's Midnight Garden '
The book by Philippa Pearce adapted as" a serial play in six parts by John Keir Cross
4—' The Room with Barred Windows '
Produced by David Davis


Book By: Philippa Pearce
Produced By: David Davis
The Storyteller: Charles E Stidwill
Tom: Jean England
Hatty: Ann Totten
Aunt Gwen: Rachel Roberts
Uncle Alan: Norman Shelley
Abel: Martin Starkie
James: Glyn Dearman
Mrs Melbourne: Joan Henley


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
Visiting artist, Sybil Michelow


Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Sybil Michelow


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


Christians think about their faith and its living expression
Kaj Munk
Glimpses of the life and work of the Danish pastor playwright, and patriot with HAROLD Reese as Kaj Munk and Mildred Dyson. Fred Fairclough
Jean Fox , George Hagan
Tom Harrison , Wilfred Harrison
Written and produced by R. T. Brooks with advice from R. P. Kiegwin , translator of the plays and poems of Kaj Munk


Unknown: Kaj Munk
Unknown: Harold Reese
Unknown: Kaj Munk
Unknown: Mildred Dyson.
Unknown: Fred Fairclough
Unknown: Jean Fox
Unknown: George Hagan
Unknown: Tom Harrison
Unknown: Wilfred Harrison
Produced By: R. T. Brooks
Unknown: R. P. Kiegwin
Unknown: Kaj Munk

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the Mary Macarthur Holiday Home for Working Women by Mrs. Mary Stocks
Contributions (preferably by cropped postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]
There are two Mary Macarthur Holiday Homes, one at Poulton-le-Fylde, near Blackpool, and one at Stansted, Essex, which provide restful holidays for working women who could not otherwise afford a holiday. The main object is to provide a necessary rest to prevent illness.
Visitors come from all parts of the British Isles, and among their number arc mothers and housewives as well as women and girls who are earning their living. They pay what they can afford, and the only qualification required is the need for a rest and the inability to pay the cost of a normal holiday.


Unknown: Mrs. Mary Stocks.

: Robert Harris and Reginald Beckwith with June Tobin in ' AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS'

The novel by Jules Verne
Adapted as a serial in thirteen parts by Lance Sieveking
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played bv
Tobi Weinberg , Errol MacKinnon and- David Spenser
Produced by Norman Wright
(Robert Harris broadcasts by permission of the Directors of the Old Vic Trust)
Repeated on Tuesday at 3.0
It is now November 23, 1872. While Phileas Fogg and the Indian girl were dining at a hotel in Hong Kong. Fix, the stupid detective who is awaiting a warrant to arrest Fogg as a bank robber and so wants to delay him, lured Passepartout into an opium den. Passepartout is put aboard a ship, insensible, and wakes up to find that his master is not with him. Arriving in Yokohama he is penniless.
There are only twenty-eight days left in which to win the £ 20,000 wager. Mr. Fogg finds Passepartout in Yokohama just in time to catch the General Grant bound for San Francisco. Passepartout meets Fix on deck, and attacks him.


Novel By: Jules Verne
Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Unknown: Tobi Weinberg
Unknown: Errol MacKinnon
Unknown: David Spenser
Produced By: Norman Wright
Unknown: Robert Harris
Narrator: George Hagan
Passepartout: Reginald Beckwith
Fix: David March
Aouda: June Tobin
Phileas Fogg: Robert Harris
Driver: Errol MacKinnon
Colonel Stamp Proctor: Robert Cawdron
Guard: Nicholas Stuart
Engine driver: Tom Whyte



by Ewan MacColl and Charles Parker
John Axon was a railwayman To steam trains born and bred. He was an engine driver At Edgeley loco shed.
He was a man of courage And served the iron way.
He gave his life upon the track One February day.
The story of John Axon , G.C. and of the tradition of railway service for which he stands told by his widow and his workmates with footplate and engine-shed recordings and set into song by Ewan MacColl with A. L Lloyd , Isla Cameron
Stan Kelly , Colin Dunn
Dominic Behan , Charles Mayo
Dick Loveless
Jim Bray (bass)
Fitzroy Coleman (guitar) Terry Brown (trumpet)
Bob Clark (fiddle)
John Cole (harmonica)
Brian Daley (guitar)
Billy Loch (drums)
Bobby Mickleburgh (trombone)
Bruce Turner (clarinet)
Orchestration and music direction by Peggy Seeger
Technical direction under John Bower
Production by Charles Parker


Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Unknown: Charles Parker
Unknown: John Axon
Unknown: John Axon
Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Unknown: A. L Lloyd
Unknown: Isla Cameron
Unknown: Stan Kelly
Unknown: Colin Dunn
Unknown: Dominic Behan
Unknown: Charles Mayo
Unknown: Dick Loveless
Bass: Jim Bray
Guitar: Fitzroy Coleman
Guitar: Terry Brown
Unknown: Bob Clark
Unknown: John Cole
Guitar: Brian Daley
Guitar: Billy Loch
Unknown: Bobby Mickleburgh
Clarinet: Bruce Turner
Unknown: Peggy Seeger
Unknown: John Bower
Production By: Charles Parker


Ruth Dyson (harpsichord)


Harpsichord: Ruth Dyson

: Alamein to Tunis

October 1942-May 1943

"The achievements of the 8th Army will gleam and glow in our history" (Churchill)

The triumphal advance of the 8th Army in North Africa as it was reported at the time in despatches recorded in the field and in the words of the wartime Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill, M.P.
With the voices of: The Army Commander: General Montgomery; War Correspondents: Bruce Anderson (South Africa) A. L. Curry (New Zealand) Frank Gillard, Denis Johnston, Godfrey Talbot and officers and men of the 8th Army and of the RAF

Compiled by M. A. Carter
at 10.15-


' Our Daily Bread '
Deuteronomy 8, vv. 11-18
Psalm 107, v. 1 and vv. 33-42 (Broadcast Psalter)
St. John 6. vv. 26-51
0 God of Bethel (BBC H.B. 496)
St. Matthew 6, v. 33

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas


played by Campoli (violin)
Josephine Lee (piano)


Piano: Josephine Lee

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