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: A METHODIST SERVICE

from the Studio
Order of Service
Hymn, Christ, Whose glory fills the skies (New M.H.B. 924, A. and M. 7)
Invocation and the Lord's Prayer
Lesson, Job xxiii, I-10; John xiv, 1-10 Hymn, Jesus calls us ; o'er the tumult
(New M.H.B. 157, A. and M. 403)
Prayers
Hymn, Thou hidden love of God (New
M.H.B. 433 (omitting v. 2), A. and M. 600)
Address by the Rev. E. W. THOMPSON
Hymn, King of Glory (New M.H.B. 23'
A. and M. 665)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. E. W. Thompson

: GWASANAETH CYMRAEG

o Gapel Annibynwyr , Seion, Cwmafon (A Religious Service in Welsh, from Zion Welsh Congregational Church,
Cwmavon)
Trefn y
Gwasanaeth Emyn 547, Arglwydd Iesu , llanw'th
Eglwys (Ton, Lyons)
Darllen, Efengyl Marc iii, 13-35
Emyn 258, Fy Nhad o'r Nef (Ton, Cwmclais) Gweddi
Anthem, Pebyll yr Arglwydd (Parry)
Emyn 628, Pa Ie mae Dy hen drugareddau? (Ton, Beddgelert)
Pregeth gan y Parch. J. LUTHER THOMAS Emyn 744, 0 Iesu, maddau fod y drws ynghau (Tdn, Navarre)
Y Fendith
Arweinydd ac Organydd,
D. HOWELL WEBB
Yr Emynau a'r Tonau allan o'r
Caniedydd Cynulleidfaol

Contributors

Unknown: Gapel Annibynwyr
Unknown: Gwasanaeth Emyn
Unknown: Arglwydd Iesu
Unknown: J. Luther Thomas
Unknown: D. Howell Webb
Unknown: Yr Emynau
Unknown: Caniedydd Cynulleidfaol

: THE ARTHUR DULAY QUINTET

(All arrangements by Arthur Dulay )

Contributors

Arrangements By: Arthur Dulay

: A Programme of (fi) Gramophone Records

New York Philharmonic Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by Willem Men gelberg : Sinfonia in B flat (J. C. Bach) -1. Allegro assai; 2. Andante ; 3. Presto
Eileen Joyce (pianoforte) with Orchestra conducted by Clarence Ray bould : Rondo in A (K. 386) (Mozart)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Edward Elgar : Contrasts, Op. 10, No. 3 (Gavottes in the style of 1700 and 1900) (Elgar)
The London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Edward Elgar : Elegy, Op. 58 (Elgar)

Contributors

Conducted By: Willem Men
Pianoforte: Eileen Joyce
Conducted By: Clarence Ray
Unknown: Sir Edward Elgar
Conducted By: Sir Edward Elgar

: A Recital THE ÆOLIAN QUARTET:

Mildred Watson (soprano); Freda Townson (contralto) ; Parry Jones
(tenor) ; Kenneth Ellis (bass)

Contributors

Soprano: Mildred Watson
Soprano: Freda Townson
Contralto: Parry Jones
Tenor: Kenneth Ellis

: 'Bee-Keeping '-2 ' The Hives, Bees and Honey'

F. S. FRANKLIN
(Chairman of the Norfolk Bee-
Keepers' Association)
Last week listeners were introduced to the fascinating and profitable hobby of bee-keeping, and today F. S. Franklin , Chairman of the Norfolk Bee-Keepers' Association, is to take listeners a stage further.
Though in the days of skeps, when the bees were destroyed before the honey was taken, nearly everyone kept bees for honey, ' mead ', and beeswax, it is only in the last fifty years that bee-keeping has become a matter not of chance but of certainty, given favourable weather.
Mr. Franklin will discuss ' single-walled' and ' double-walled' hives, initial outlay, wintering, the incubation and fostering of the young, swarming, and so forth.
He will describe the joy of taking your first honey, discuss the yield and how it is extracted from the combs by machinery and never touched by hand, and finally show what a valuable food honey is and the number of purposes to which it may be put.
The most surprising thing of all perhaps is to learn that from May to August not more than fifteen minutes' attention need be given in a week to each hive of bees, and that during the winter months they require little attention at all.

Contributors

Unknown: F. S. Franklin
Unknown: F. S. Franklin

: TROISE AND HIS (g) MANDOLIERS

with DON CARLOS (tenor)

Contributors

Tenor: Don Carlos

: Reginald King and his Orchestra

(Droitwich and North Nationals)

: The BBC Theatre Orchestra

Leader, Montague Brearley
Conducted by Hyam Greenbaum
George Baker (baritone)
(Droitwich and North Nationals)

Contributors

Leader: Montague Brearley
Conducted By: Hyam Greenbaum
Baritone: George Baker

: A CHILDREN'S SERVICE

from the School Chapel of St. Martin, Heritage Craft Schools, Chailey, Sussex
Order of Service
Hymn, All things bright and beautiful
(A. and M. 573, S.P. 444) (Tune, Royal Oak)
Prayers
Psalm xvi
Lesson
Brother James' Air (Gordon Jacob )
Address by the Rev. Canon F. P. HUGHES , Vicar of Eastbourne Parish Church
Hymn, Lord of all hopefulness (S.P.565)
Organist, SYDNEY NORTHCOTE

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Jacob
Unknown: Rev. Canon F. P. Hughes

: ' Saving the World through ' "the Child'

TOYOHIKO KAGAWA, D.D.
From Oslo
This afternoon listeners are to hear one of the most distinguished figures in Japan talking direct from Oslo on the occasion of the World's Sunday School Convention that is this year being held there.
Dr. Toyohiko Kagawa was born in Tokyo in 1888. It was intended that he should enter the Diplomatic Service, but, converted to Christianity, he preferred to live among the poor in the Shinkawa slums of Kobe in Japan.
Kagawa himself once gave this account of how he came to write his first book : ' I was ill and they had sent me to a fishing village. I nearly died there. But I still had work to do, so I hadn't time to die. While I was there I began to write down my thoughts on any old paper I could lay my hands on. It is a sort of novel, and I have called it "Across the Death Line ", for I myself crossed that line, but the great need of the world drew me back '.
For this book Kagawa received the sum of C250 which he spent in helping those around him who were in need. The profits from his forty odd books and countless newspaper articles have been devoted entirely to his Christian settlement work in the slums.
An article on the World Sunday
School Movement will be found on page 1

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. Toyohiko Kagawa

: THE WINGATES TEMPERANCE BAND

Conductor, HAROLD MOSS
(From Manchester)

Contributors

Conductor: Harold Moss

: Living in the Past: A Parliamentary Election in 1770

Igor Vinogradov

Here is an account of a typical Parliamentary election of 1770, in the small English town of Greathampton. Listeners will look in vain for this by-election in the historical records, but this evening they will hear the unique account of it given by Colonel Amaziah Penmayne, an American who was visiting England during the election and wrote a very full account of it to his fiancee in New England. The Colonel was an enthusiast for the cause of progress and civil liberties; so, apparently, were some of the rowdiest elements in Greathampton at the time.

Contributors

Speaker: Igor Vinogradov

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C)
Led by Marie WILSON
Conducted by JOHN ANSELL
LUELLA PAIKIN (soprano)

Contributors

Unknown: Marie Wilson
Conducted By: John Ansell
Soprano: Luella Paikin

: ST. MARTIN-IN-THEFIELDS

The Bells
Order of Service
Hymn, All people that on earth do dwell (A. and M. 166, S.P. 443)
Confession and Thanksgiving Psalm cxlvi Lesson
Deus Misereatur (Psalm Ixvii) Prayers
Hymn, Glorious things of Thee are spoken (A. and M. 545, S.P. 500)
Address by the Rev. PAT McCormick ,
.D.S.O.
Hymn, Bright the vision that delighted
(A. and M. 161, S.P. 460)
Blessing
Organist, J. H. ALDEN

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Organist: J. H. Alden

: The Week's Good Cause

ST. MARTIN'S SUMMER APPEAL by the Rev. PAT McCormick , D.S.O.
The Holiday Fund was started many years ago by Dr. Sheppard, then Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. By means of it, both he and his successor there, the Rev. Pat McCormick , have been able to help many poor people to have a good holiday, and especially those who have seen better days and to whom a small gift of money makes all the difference.
As all the work involved is done by voluntary helpers, there are no overhead expenses, the only charge upon the fund being the cost of postage and printing of receipts. Apart from this, every penny given goes towards somebody's holiday.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to the Rev. Pat McCormick , [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick

: THE NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: THE STRATFORD-ON-AVON FESTIVAL COMPANY

in B. Iden Payne 's production of Shakespeare's
' Much Ado about Nothing' with incidental music by ANTHONY BERNARD played by The Memorial Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by the Composer
Characters
The scene of the play is laid at Messina, in and near Leonato's house, and later in a church and in a prison
The broadcasting adaptation arranged by Howard Rose
(From Birmingham)

Contributors

Unknown: B. Iden Payne
Music By: Anthony Bernard
Presenter: Sara Jackson
Don Pedro, Prince of Arragon: Donald Wolfit
Don John, his bastard brother: Norman Wooland
Claudio, a young Lord of Florence: Peter Glenville
Benedick, a young Lord of Padua: James Dale
Leonato, Governor of Messina: Gerald Kay Souper
Antonio, his brother: Stanley Hewlett
Balthasar, attendant on Don Pedro: Donald Layne-Smith
Borachio followers of Don John: Raymond Raikes
Conrade followers of Don John: Alexander Gauge
A Friar: Donald Eccles
Dogberry, a Constable: Roy Byford
Verges: Geoffrey Wilkinson
A Messenger: Basil Langton
A Sexton: Basil Langton
Watchmen: Kenneth Wicksteed,
Watchmen: John Rudling,
Watchmen: Dennis Roberts
Beatrice, niece to Leonato: Barbara Couper
Hero, daughter to Leonato: Valerie Tudor
Margaret Gentlewomen attending on Hero: Buena Bent
Ursula Gentlewomen attending on Hero: Rosalind Lden

: Epilogue

(For details, see page 24)
Shipping Forecast at 11.0








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