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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

A reading from
'Asking the Right Questions' by F. R. Barry
Reader, Sandy Grandison

Contributors

Reader: F. R. Barry
Reader: Sandy Grandison

: 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 Smetana,
Lanner Charpentier , and Copland on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Lanner Charpentier

: Your Holiday Weather

by the man from the ' Met ' Office

: NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
As I See It: views from Peter Forster
Ngaio Marsh and Jack Warner : recent guests in Woman's Hour
Any Complaints About Builders? Alice Hope questions representatives of the trade
Naomi Jacob talking

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Peter Forster
Unknown: Ngaio Marsh
Unknown: Jack Warner
Unknown: Alice Hope
Unknown: Naomi Jacob

: MORNING SERVICE

from Worksop Priory
Conducted by the Rev. Wilfrid Jarvis , assisted by the Rev. Frank Pearce. Preacher, the Vicar, the Rev. Canon R. H. Foster
Once, only once (E.H. 327)
The Lord's Prayer; Collect for Purity Kyries (Darke in F) Collect
Epistle: 1 John 4, vv. 7-21
The Church of God a kingdom is
(E.H. 488)
Gospel: St. Luke 16, vv. 19-31 Creed
Sermon
And now, 0 Father, mindful of the love (E.H. 302)
Prayer for the Church Militant
Organist, David Burnham

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Wilfrid Jarvis
Unknown: Rev. Frank Pearce.
Unknown: Rev. Canon R. H. Foster
Organist: David Burnham

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
' The Aldeburgh Festival ' including contributions from Imogen Hoist , Peter Pears , and John Amis
Rameau's Platte ' by Anthony Lewis ' Two books about Sibelius ' reviewed by Andrew Porter

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Imogen Hoist
Unknown: Peter Pears
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Anthony Lewis
Reviewed By: Andrew Porter

: Robert Irwin introduces YOUR CONCERT CHOICE

A request programme of records Carnival Overture (Dvorak): Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch
Aria, Selva opaca (William Tell, Act
2) (Rossini): Renata Tebaldi (soprano), Santa Cecilia Orchestra, conducted by Alberto Erede
Symphony No. 5, in B flat (Schubert):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: conductor. Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.

Contributors

Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Unknown: Renata Tebaldi
Unknown: Alberto Erede
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by J. W. Lambert
Art: Nigel Gosling
Film: Fred Majdalany
Theatre: T. C. Worsley
Radio: Laurence Kitchin
Book: John Metcalf

Contributors

Conducted By: J. W. Lambert
Unknown: Nigel Gosling
Unknown: Laurence Kitchin
Unknown: John Metcalf

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: THE NATURALIST

Woodlands and Forestry
What sort of trees did the Romans find in Britain? What happened to our ancient woodlands and why do we now have planted forests of ' 'Christmas' trees?
MAXWELL KNIGHT discusses these questions with ALEX. S. WATT, F.R.S., and ALAN CONNELL , who also interviews HARRY LAW , head forester in Wyre Forest.
Produced by Bruce Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: Alex. S. Watt, F.R.S.,
Unknown: Alan Connell
Unknown: Harry Law
Unknown: Wyre Forest.
Produced By: Bruce Campbell

: SEE BRITAIN FIRST

A guide to operas with British backgrounds presented on gramophone records by Dennis Arundell
3—' To the North '

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Arundell

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

Correspondence Edition
Freddy Grisewood invites
Fred Loads , Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell to answer questions listeners have sent by post
Arranged by Kevin Billington

Contributors

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

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

BBC Scottish Orchestra (Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Berthold Goldschmidt
PART 1

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Berthold Goldschmidt

: EXPERIENCE INTO NOVEL

Neil M. Gunn talks with Maurice Lindsay

Contributors

Talks: Neil M. Gunn
Unknown: Maurice Lindsay

: CONCERT

PART 2

: THE BRAINS TRUST

A sound recording of last Thursday's television programme
Members:
Dame Edith Sitwell
Peter Hall
Bernard Williams
Chairman, Norman Fisher

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Edith Sitwell
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Bernard Williams
Unknown: Norman Fisher

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
Sunday at Five
Children Singing
Peggy recalls highlights of a musical holiday in Vienna, with the help of gramophone records
5.10 For Older Listeners
' Stories of the Saints ' by Norman Painting
The story of St. Richard of Chichester
Other parts played by Michael Shaw and Peter Wilde
Produced by Peggy Bacon

Contributors

Played By: Michael Shaw
Played By: Peter Wilde
Produced By: Peggy Bacon
St Richard: James McKechnie
Robert, his brother: Kenneth Dight
Edmund Rich: John Ruddock
Robert Grosseteste: Philip Cunningham
Friar Ralph Bocking: Arnold Peters
Simon of Tarring: Charles Leno
Henry: J Nyasa
A woman: Kay Hudson
Storyteller: Molly Rankin

: MONEY MATTERS

by Edward Leader

Contributors

Leader: 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,
Jacqueline Delman

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Jacqueline Delman

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE WAY OF LIFE

Christians think about their faith and its living expression
What's Happening in Church Music?
3-The Roman Catholic Church
New forms in Holy Week Services; evening Mass; greater iay participation; new kinds of music. These are some of the recent changes in the worship of the Church discussed in this programme.
Script by Father James Crichton
Taking part:
James McKechnie
Bruce Stewart and the Choir of St. Luke's, Pinner
Director, Father W. Trotman

Contributors

Script By: Father James Crichton
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Director: Father W. Trotman

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of the British Home and Hospital for Incurables by Stuart Hibberd
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]
The British Home and Hospital for Incurables provides skilled medical and nursing care, comfort, and interest for those who are so crippled by diseases of the nervous system, arthritis, and similar complaints as to be either bedridden or greatly dependent on others in the various offices of life. 107 patients are cared for in the Home at Streatham, and small pensions are paid to nearly a hundred other paralysed cases throughout the country to help to provide additional comforts. Funds are urgently needed for the continuance of this work.

Contributors

Unknown: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: 'THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE'

by Thomas Hardy
See top of page
EPISODE 1

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: NEWS

: PEOPLE TODAY

A gallery of portraits in close-up
Sir John Barbirolli
Sir John Barbirolli 's first professional engagement was in a theatre-pit at the age of fourteen. He played in cinema, symphony, and opera orchestras and made a reputation in chamber music and as a solo cellist before he achieved his childhood ambition and became a conductor.
In conversation with his friend
C. B. REES , Sir John looks back over his life in music and indicates some of the principles by which it has been governed.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli
Unknown: C. B. Rees

: NOCTURNE

BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway ) Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: 'POOR ROMEO'

by Max Beerbohm
Read by Carletoni Hobbs

Contributors

Unknown: Max Beerbohm
Read By: Carletoni Hobbs

: THE EPILOGUE

' Love is of God '
Deuteronomy 7, vv. 6-11
Psa]m 103, vv. 13-22 (Broadcast
Psalter)
1 John 4, v. 7, to 5, v. 3
Son of God, eternal Saviour (BBC
H.B. 377>
St. John 3, v. 16

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

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

Contributors

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

: Close Down









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