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: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

* (Methodist) from the studio
Order of Service
Opening Sentences
Hymn, When morning gilds the skies
(New M.H.B. 113; A. and M. 303)
Invocation and Lord's Prayer Psalm cxxi
Lesson, St. John vi, 1-6, 48-56 Prayers
Hymn, 0 Jesu, King most wonderful
(New M.H.B. 107 ; A. and M. 178, pt. 2)
Address by the Rev. LESLIE F.
CHURCH, Ph.D., Connexional Editor to the Methodist Church
Hymn, 0 thou who earnest from above (New M.H.B. 386 ; A. and M. 698)
Blessing

: CONTINENTAL EXCHANGE * WITH BELGIUM

A programme of music on the bells of the Loughborough War Memorial Carillon Tower by the Borough Carilloneur, Eric Jordan , and the bells of St. Rumbolt Cathedral, Malines (Mechlin), by the Malines Carilloneur, Staf Nees with a commentary by David Gretton
(in English) and Marjorie Hock (in Flemish)

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Jordan
Commentary By: David Gretton
Commentary By: Marjorie Hock

: CHARLES ERNESCO AND HIS QUINTET

with Mervyn Saunders

Contributors

Unknown: Mervyn Saunders

: Mantovani and his Tipica Orchestra

with Jack Plant

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Plant

: FODEN'S MOTOR WORKS BAND

Conductor, Fred Mortimer

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Mortimer

: IN YOUR GARDEN'

C. H. Middleton

Contributors

Unknown: H. Middleton

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

Favourite pieces from the repertoire of The BBC Orchestra
(Section C)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by W. H. Reed

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: W. H. Reed

: ' LEAVES OF MEMORY '

* by An Old-Timer
Every day, from all parts of the world, come letters thanking the ' Old-Timer' for the old songs and memories he has revived. He had one letter from another Old-Timer in South London, who used to sing at the old Star Music-Hall (4d. the balcony, 6d. special nights); he had another from an admirer in Vancouver—' How can we get that book which tells when you are on (RADIO TIMES) ?' Gifts he has received include 10s. notes, books of stamps, tobacco, silk handkerchiefs, while an old couple in Ireland sent him a parcel of eggs, each wrapped up in a tuft of hay.
The Old-Timer goes on-singing selections from the wonderful collection of old songs that have been sent to him, and gratefully reading his fan-mail in appreciation.

: CHINESE CHRISTIANS IN WAR-TIME'

The Rev. Donald D. Rees ,
Secretary of the National Christian
Council of China

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Donald D. Rees

: TOM JENKINS AND THE GRAND HOTEL, EASTBOURNE, ORCHESTRA

from the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne
Selecti

: 'IS THE GOSPEL GOOD NEWS?'

The Rev. H. G. G. Herklots

: 'THE SWORD IN THE STONE'

* by T. H. White
Adapted for broadcasting by Marianne Helweg , with music specially composed by Benjamin Britten
Part I
The Quest
(by permission of Drury Lane Theatre)
Production by John Cheatle
Like Shakespeare 's plays, the Arthurian cycle of legends is fair game for every sort of adaptor. It has provided the material for Wagner's Tristan and Parsifal at one extreme, Mark Twain 's ' Yankee at the Court of King Arthur' at the other, and Tennyson's ' Idylls of the King' somewhere in the middle.
, And in the book on which is based the serial play beginning this evening, T. H. White has given the familiar characters a new twist. Sir Ector, Sir Grummore, King Pellinore, and the rest are all very like familiar modern types, and Merlyn is a magician of known probity and international reputation, with first-class honours from every known university.

Contributors

Unknown: T. H. White
Broadcasting By: Marianne Helweg
Composed By: Benjamin Britten
Production By: John Cheatle
Production By: Like Shakespeare
Unknown: Mark Twain
Unknown: T. H. White
Sir Grummore Grummorsom: Gordon McLeod
Sir Ector: Norman Shelley
Kay, his son: Clive Baxter
Wart: Robin Maule
King Pellinore: Geoffrey Wincott
Merlyn, the Magician: Robert Farquharson
Archimedes, the Owl: Carleton Hobbs
A Nurse: Mary O'Farrell

: 'THIS AND THAT'

John Hilton

Contributors

Unknown: John Hilton

: REGINALD FOORT

at the BBC Theatre Organ
Forty Minutes with the Great
Composers

: FRED HARTLEY AND HIS SEXTET

with Brian Lawrance
(All the above items arranged by Fred Hartley )

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Lawrance
Arranged By: Fred Hartley

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

* from St. Martin-in-the-Fields
The Bells
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, Holy, holy, holy! Lord God
Almighty' (S.P.' 187 ; A. and M. 160)
Confession and Thanksgivings Psalm cxxxviii
Lesson, Acts xi, 21-26 Nunc Dimittis Prayers
Hymn, Breathe on me, breath of God
(S.P. 458 ; A. and M. 671)
Address by the Rev. G. D. DAVEY ,
Senior Curate, St. Martin-in-the Fields
Hymn, Sun of my soul, thou Saviour dear (S.P. 55 ; A. and M. 24)
Blessing
Organist, S. Drummond Wolff

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. G. D. Davey
Organist: S. Drummond Wolff

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of THE DEDISHAM OPEN-AIR CONVALESCENT HOME FOR YOUNG
CHILDREN by PHYLLIS KONSTAM (Mrs. ' Bunny ' Austin)
While there are various excellent institutions which care for the child who is actually ill or mentally defective, there is only one organisation to look after the child suffering from malnutrition, lack of fresh air, and proper care: the Dedisham Open-Air Convalescent Home for Young Children. Dedisham deals with those children who at the most critical stage of their lives-between two and seven-are border-line cases.
The Board of Education already gives a grant towards the keep of each child at Dedisham. If the Home can raise sufficient funds to build accommodation for twenty more children, the extra grant will make it practically self-supporting.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Miss Phyllis, [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Phyllis Konstam

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: NEWS FROM NEW YORK

A talk by our observer on events during the Royal visit
(From New York)

: 'THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES'

by G. K. Chesterton
Episode 6: The Eccentric Seclusion of the Old Lady '
Adapted for broadcasting by Douglas Cleverdon
Cast
Production by Michael Goodwin
(' The Eccentric Seclusion of the Old Lady' will be broadcast again tomorrow: West, 7.45)

Contributors

Unknown: G. K. Chesterton
Broadcasting By: Douglas Cleverdon
Production By: Michael Goodwin
Basil Grant: George Holloway
Gilbert Swinburne: Gordon Boyd
Mr Montmorency: Hedley Goodall
Rupert Grant: Cyril Roberts
The Old Lady: Phyllis Smale
Mr Burrows: Ross Hutchinson
P G Northover: Kenneth Elson
Sir Walter Cholmondeleigh: Hedley Goodall
Mr Greenwood: Kenneth Elson

: LIEBESTRAUM '

A Pot-Pourri of Love Songs Arranged by Julius Buerger
Singers
Lorely Dyer (soprano)
Gladys Ripley (contralto)
Henry Wendon (tenor)
Harold Williams (baritone)
Solo pianoforte, Cyril Smith
Solo violin, Rae Jenkins
Rae Jenkins 's Schrammel Quartet
The BBC Theatre Chorus
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
In this Pot-Pourri Julius Buerger has discarded the grandiose effects of ' World Tour ' and ' Festival of Folk Music' and has arranged, in his own characteristic way, some of the favourite love songs of sophisticated Europe. Beginning with Liszt's most popular ' Liebestraum' and Mendelssohn's On Wings of Song ', he includes well-known tunes of Kreisler, Oscar Straus , Johann Strauss , Leo Fall , Messager, Mendelssohn, Smetana, Lehar, Chopin, and back to ' Liebestraum ' for the finish.

Contributors

Arranged By: Julius Buerger
Soprano: Lorely Dyer
Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Tenor: Henry Wendon
Baritone: Harold Williams
Pianoforte: Cyril Smith
Violin: Rae Jenkins
Violin: Rae Jenkins
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Unknown: Julius Buerger
Unknown: Oscar Straus
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Leo Fall

: EPILOGUE

' In God is our Help '
Psalm cxlvi
Romans viii, 12-21 ; 31-39 (omit v.
36)
Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round
(S.P. 485)
Joshua i, 9








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