(Church of England) from St. Margaret's, Lee, Blackheath
11.0 Order of Service
Hvmn, All glory, laud and honour
(A. and M. 98 ; S.P. 135)
Confession and Absolution
Lord's Prayer and Lesser Litany Psalm
Ixii Lesson , Phillipians ii, 5-11 Paraphrase, Isaiah liii
Creed, Versicles, and Collects
Hymn, Glory be to Jesus (A. and M.
Hymn, All ye who seek for sure relief (A. and M. 112)
Address by the Rev. Canon F. H.
Hymn, Ride on! ride on in majesty!
(A. and M. 99 ; S.P. 137)
Organist and Choirmaster,
R. H. Clifford Smith
George Nash 'wants to know'
James Denny explains assisted by The BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra
Directed by Philip Whiteway
Conductor, Walton O'Donnell
Conductor, Clifford Greenwood
A gramophone record programme
Presented by Doris Arnold
★ 'Unusual Vegetables '
C. H. Middleton and E. A. Bunyard
E. A. Bunyard is chairman of the Royal Horticultural Society's Fruit and Vegetable Committee, and is a leading authority on the subject, on which he has written several standard books. Middleton and Bunyard will not confine themselves to the growing of vegetables, but will also deal with the no less important operation of cooking them !
★ Favourite pieces from the repertoire of The BBC Orchestra
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
The Rev. F. A. Cockin , Canon of St. Paul's
Rev. F. A.
R. Ellis Roberts
A serial play to be broadcast in nine weekly instalments with Robert Douglas and Milton Rosmer
Adapted by Jack Inglis from the Novel by Anthony Hope
Music composed by Robert Chignell and Leslie Woodgate , and recorded by the BBC Orchestra (Section C), conducted by Leslie Woodgate
Episode 1—' Concerning the Colour of Men's Hair'
Characters in order of speaking
Production by Leslie Stokes
Anthony Hope 's immortal novel set in romantic Ruritania may well claim to be the father of all those books that have set out to portray the court life, intrigue, romance, plot, and counterplot of life in small Central European countries. ' Ruritanian ' has indeed become a house-hold word synonymous with romantic pomp and thrones three a penny.
In Jack Inglis 's radio version, which is extremely close to the original, you will hear today how, at the end of the nineteenth century, Rudolf Rassendyll , a young Englishman of the ancient family of Burlesdon, came to visit Ruritania, and how, in this small country in the south-east corner of Europe, strange events began to befall him.
An article by Jack Inglis will be found on page 7.
Rose (Lady. Burlesdon), his sister-in-law:
Brown (by Permission Of The Old Vic)
Lord Burlesdon, his brother:
Antoinette de Mauban:
Lynne (by Permission Of George Black)
King Rudolf V of Ruritania:
Rosmer (by Permission Of O'Bryen, Linnit, And Dunfee)
Fritz von Tarlenheim.:
Morton (by Permission Of O'Bryen, Linnit, And Dunfee)
John Hilton began talking about 'This and That' in October, 1934, and to the pleasure of listeners went on doing so until the summer of 1936, when he began a series of talks to the unemployed under the title of ' This Way Out', which made him one of the most appreciated broadcasters in the country.
' This and That' was resumed in 1937, and today listeners are to hear the first of thirteen talks going on till June, in which he will deal with anything that strikes him as odd or exciting, comical or puzzling, in the events of the week. '
A few' months ago he published a collection of his earlier broadcast talks under the title 'This and That', and early next autumn he is publishing a second and perhaps a third volume.
Hilton has been Professor of Industrial Relations at Cambridge since 1931, but perhaps he is even prouder of his Chairmanship of the Advisory Committee of Fellowship House-a club that he started with others for the unemployed at Cambridge.
Pianoforte Duets played by Dorothy Manley and Myers Foggin
Overture in F, Op. 34
Sonata in B flat, Op. 30
1 Allegro moderato. 2 Andante con moto. 3 Allegretto
Most of Schubert's piano duets were composed for his friends, who usually played them with the composer as partner. Many of these pieces were written ' just for the fun of the thing '. This is particularly true of those on a smaller scale, such as the marches and polonaises. With few exceptions, these are happy and care-free compositions, breathing the atmosphere of the gay circles in which the composer moved.
A more serious note is struck in the larger works, such as the F major Overture (1819) 'written in Josef Hiittenbrenner 's room at the City Hospital in the inside of three hours and dinner missed in consequence ', as Schubert's inscription on the piece tells us.
Further programmes in this series will be broadcast on Tuesday (Regional, 8.5) and Thursday (Regional, 7.50).
A programme of melody presented by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC Theatre Organ
(Methodist) from Muswell Hill Methodist Church
8.0 Order of Service
Call to worship
Hymn, All hail the power of Jesus' name (New M.H.B. 91 ; A. and M.300)
Collect and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, The God of love my shepherd is (New M.H.B. 51 ; S.P. 653)
Bible Reading, Luke xix, 28-40 Prayer
Hymn, Ride on, ride on in majesty
(New M.H.B. 192; A. and M. 99)
Address by the Rev. W. RUSSELL
Hymn, Jesu, lover of mv soul (New
M.H.B. 110 ; A. and M. 193)
Organist, George Swidenbank
An appeal on behalf of THE GREY CROSS CAMPAIGN OF THE ROYAL BATH HOSPITAL, HARROGATE by the Earl of HAREWOOD, K.G., G.C.V.O.
The Grey Cross Campaign was inaugurated by the Royal Bath Hospital on May 14, 1938. Its object is to raise £70,000 for building extension, development of facilities, and research into causation of rheumatic diseases. The Royal Bath Hospital, which was founded in 1824 for the relief of poor persons from all parts of the British Isles, is a national institution, supported by voluntary contributions, and specialises in the treatment of rheumatic and kindred diseases. The hospital was rebuilt in 1888, and this appeal is the first to be made since that time. Five years ago, in conjunction with Leeds University, a Research Department was established, and to facilitate research it is imperative that the present wards be modernised and new wards built. Accommodation for bed cases becomes more and more urgently essential for the treatment of the more acute forms of rheumatic disease.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Lord Harewood, [address removed]
including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping
from the Royal Institution for the Blind, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Eveline Stevenson (soprano)
Constance Shacklock (contralto)
Jan van der Gucht (tenor)
Mark Mellers (baritone) Laurence Holmes (bass)
William Veitch (organ)
W. K. Stanton (continuo)
Roy Henderson 's Choir
The BBC Midland Orchestra
Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by Roy Henderson
Part 1 was broadcast in the Regional programme this afternoon at 3.0
van Der Gucht
A short story written for broadcasting by Walter Brierley and read by Godfrey Baseley
All glory, laud, and honour (A. and M. 98)
John xix, 1-16
There is a green hill far away (A. and M. 332)
I Peter ii, 21-24