A reading taken from
' Key Next Door' by Leslie D. Weatherhead , c.B.i.
Reader, Olive Gregg
An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing
Osian Ellis who plays the harp and sings to his own accompaniment
Hugh Bean (violin)
Eileen Croxford (cello)
David Parkhouse (piano)
Produced by John Manduell
by the man from the ' Met ' Office
(Leader, David Adams )
Conductor, David Curry
from St. Mary's Church, Westerham, Kent; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. P. P. Kirwin
The Name of Jesus
Come. let us join our cheerful songs
(A. and M. 299)
Introduction; Exhortation Confession; Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses Psalm 111
First Lesson: Isaiah 9, vv. 2, 6, 7
Second Lesson: Philippians 2, vv. 1-11 Jubilate
Creed: Lesser Litany The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses; Collects
At the name of Jesus (A. and M. 306)
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(A. and M. 176)
Organist. J. H. Smart
Master of the Ringers. J. S. Igglesden
Rev. P. P.
by John Seymour
An account in five instalments of a journey through the South of England from the North Foreland to Lucconibe in Somerset made by John Seymour and his wife Sally last April with the assistance of their pony, Pinto
3-From Hawkhurst to Elsted
A weekly series of programmes in which well-known musicians discuss questions sent by listeners
This week's panel:
Chairman, Robert Irwin
A request programme of gramophone records
Psalm 129 (Lili Boulangtr ): sung by the Chorale Elisabeth Brasseur , with the Lamoureux Orchestra, conducted by Igor Markevitch
Tango (Stravinsky): played by Grant Johannesen (piano)
Violin Concerto (Bartok):
Yehudi Menuhin (violin), with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler
Conducted by Dilys Powell
Theatre: Harold Hobson
Radio: John Barber
Book: Richard Mayne
Art: Robert Furneaux Jordan
Film: Roger Manvell
Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
A monthly series
Why be a Bird-watcher?
Introduced by James Fisher
Four bird-watchers with different approaches to ornithology recall incidents of particular interest or beauty, and explain why such memories sustain their interest in birds.
Sir Julian Huxley, F.R.S.
Produced by Jeffery BoswaJl
Operatic interpretations of well-known proverbs
Introduced by Arthur Jacobs
4—' Love laughs at locksmiths'
A gardening weekly
Introduced by Joe Brayshaw
Chrysanthemums and Dahlias: WYNDHAM RUSSELL deals with the work to be done with chrysanthemums to ensure a good display of flowers, and H. F. Newsom gives similar advice to dahlia enthusiasts
Gardening in the Arctic: FRANCES PERRY talks about her holiday travels in Arctic Finland, the problems of gardening there, their similarity to those in this country, and how they have been overcome
Produced by John Greenslade
BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Norman Del Mar
Joan Barker (piano)
8—Manet's 'The Firing Party'
A fragment of ' The Execution of the Emperor Maximilian '
(in the National Gallery, London) discussed by L. D. Ettlinger
Durning-Lawrence Professor of the History of Art.
University College. London
A sound recording of last
Thursday's television programme
Dr. W. Grey Walter
Chairman, Norman Fisher
Dr. W. Grey
For Older Children
Sunday at Five
Stories from the Bible by Walter de la Mare told by David
THE STORY OF SAMSON
2—' The Riddle'
'And he said unto them: Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle ...'
5.15 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
Adapted as a serial in six parts by Lance Sieveking
4— ' Deep Magic from the Dawn of Time '
Other parts played by Peter Claughton. Deryck Guyler
Preston Lockwood. Ralph Truman
Produced by David Davis
de la Mare
The White Witch:
Forecast for land areas. followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region
followed by RADIO NEWSREEL
A summary of last week's events
Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This evening's visiting artist,
by Alistair Cooke
A series of programmes in which Christians think about their faith and its living expression
The Rule of St. Benedict
A visit to Buckfast Abbey
Introduced by Dom Placid Hooper ,
Abbot of Buckfast
Compiled by Harold Rogers and Ian Cotterell
Appeal on behalf of Faringdon Parish Church Restoration Fund by the Vicar, the Rev. Clive H. G. Davey
Contributions (preferably by crossed postal order or cheque) will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed] The parish church of Faringdon has been battling with the ravages of death-watch beetle and is involved in a Roof Restoration project costing £ 15,000. The present church, with its Norman arches and Early English tower and chancel, goes back to the days of the Crusades. The town of 3,500 inhabitants has worked since 1954 to raise the money. It still needs £ 2,500 to meet the cost of new timber roofs and Stonesfield slating.
Rev. Clive H. G.
by Thomas Hardy
Adapted for radio in twelve episodes by Frederick Bradnum
EPISODE 8 and Angela Brooking , Jean Cowley
Catherine Harborne , Jean Howell
Geoffrey Kew. Ian Packer
Billy Poeton , David Sudbury
Produced by Brandon Acton-Bond
On the day of Clym's wedding, Mrs. Yeobright divided her cherished store of a hundred golden guineas and sent them, with Christian Cantle , to Clym and to her niece Thomasin.
On his way over the heath that night
Christian was joined by Wildeve, who encouraged Christian to play him at dice and soon won all the money. But Diggory Venn, having watched the scene, played with Wildevc, won back the money, and delivered the whole amount safely to Thomasin, not realising that half was intended for Clym.
Sculptor and Humanist
A radio portrait of a great man and artist whose work has aroused more controversy than any of our time
Presented by Peter de Francia
Those taking part include:
The Bishop of Llandaff
Paul Robeson. Mai Zetterling
Arnold Haskell. Horace Brodzky
Dame Sybil Thorndike
Sir Russell Brain, Jan Smith
Prof. Charles Maclnnes. Laurie Lee
The Rev. Peter Hammond
Sir Anthony Blunt. Sir Basil Spence
Henry Moore. Hubert Wellington Astrid Zydower. Elizabeth Frink and the recorded voice of Sir Jacob himself
Produced by Prudence Smith
BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
' The Name of Jesus '
Acts 3. vv. 1-8
Psalm 145, vv. 1-7, 21. and 22 (Broadcast Psalter)
Acts 4, vv. 5-26, 29, and 30 To the name of our salvation (BBC
Philippians 2, vv. 9-11
followed by late weather forecast for land areas
Quartet Pro Musica: Patrick Halling (violin)
Ernest Scott (violin)
Gwynne Edwards (viola)
Peter Halling (cello)
Quartet in C. Op. 61 (Dvorak)