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(All arrangements by Richard Charlton and Margaret Gruffydd )


Arrangements By: Richard Charlton
Arrangements By: Margaret Gruffydd


Sir Adrian Boult.
Director of Music


Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult.


Christian England
10. John Wesley by Alec Macdonald
The cast includes
Marcus Barron
Ian Dawson
Henry Hepworth
Robert Eddison
(By permission of Reandco)
Ivan Samson
Produced by Geoffrey Dearmer
As he tries to pick out a hymn-tune on the piano, Michael learns that he is struggling with one of the famous hymns of Charles Wesley. With hi.s father's help he is carried back into the eighteenth century to a day when John Wesley , Charles's elder brother, is preaching on the village green. The sermon is interrupted, and Michael is a witness to a dispute between Wesley, the itinerant preacher, and the eighteenth-century rector of the parish about the relations of the Methodists and the Church of England.


Unknown: John Wesley
Unknown: Alec MacDonald
Unknown: Marcus Barron
Unknown: Ian Dawson
Unknown: Henry Hepworth
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Unknown: Ivan Samson
Produced By: Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown: Charles Wesley.
Unknown: John Wesley


Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
Henry Gill (bass-baritone)


Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell
Bass-Baritone: Henry Gill

: Aunt Jeannie

A new radio play by Aimee Stuart
Characters in order of speaking
([Margaret Moffat appears] by permission of H.M. Tennent, Ltd)

The scene passes from a small town in Scotland to a Channel boat, a Continental train, Vienna, and back to Scotland again.

The play produced by Barbara Burnham


Writer: Aimee Stuart
Producer: Barbara Burnham
Aunt Jeannie: Margaret Moffat
Mrs. Whitelaw, her neighbour: Merle Tottenham
Her Father: Archibald McLean
Her Niece, Maggie: Nan Munro
Her Niece, Annie: Audrey Cameron
Stanley Smith: Frank Pettingell
Count Von Semmering: Esme Percy
Mrs. Munro: Nan Marriott-Watson
A railway porter, a railway steward, a hotel porter, a reception clerk, a head waiter at a fashionable restaurant: Anthony Marshall
A railway porter, a railway steward, a hotel porter, a reception clerk, a head waiter at a fashionable restaurant: John Glyn Jones
A railway porter, a railway steward, a hotel porter, a reception clerk, a head waiter at a fashionable restaurant: Bryan Powley


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


Unknown: Brian Lawrance
Arranged By: Fred Hartley


(Church of England) from St. Barnabas Church, Bexhillon-Sea
Organ Voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, 0 for a thousand tongues to sing (A. and M. 522 ; S.P. 595)
Confession and Absolution Lord's Prayer Magnificat
Lesson, Acts iii, 1-10 Nunc Dimittis Prayers
Hymn, Fill Thou my Life, 0 Lord my God (A. and M. 705 ; S.P. 492)
Address by the Rev. Canon B. H. DAVIES
Hymn, 0 quickly come, dread Judge of all (A. and M. 204)
Organist, Alan Thorne


Unknown: Rev. Canon B. H. Davies
Organist: Alan Thorne


D.S.O., M.C.
The doors of Birkbeck College do not open until 6 o'clock in the evening, because the students at this University institution, six hundred men and four hundred women, are engaged during the day as scientific research workers, teachers, clerical assistants, Civil Service officials, and so forth, in order to earn the means to pay their University dues. This is why the college has been aptly called ' The Home of the Handicapped ', for all its members start in the academic race well behind scratch.
To' make matters worse, the college buildings are cramped and out of date. That is why a supreme effort is being made to transfer the college to new premises on a site which has been provided next to the headquarters of the University to the north of the British Museum. Two-thirds of the money required has been obtained.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].


Unknown: Christopher Stone
Unknown: Christopher Stone


including Weather Forecast
, at 9.0

: Sunday Orchestral Concerts: Eighth Season - 15

The BBC Orchestra (Section B)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Willem Mengelberg

Symphony No. 8, in B minor (Unfinished) ......... Schubert
1 Allegro moderato. 2 Andante con moto
9.34 Philharmonic concerto (Variations for Orchestra) .... Hindemith
Thema: Ruhig schreitend (with quiet movement)
Var. 1: Massig schnell (moderately quickly). Var. 2: Sehr ruhig (very quietly). Var. 3: Massig lebhafte Halbe (moderately quick minims). Var. 4: Ruhig bewegte Achtel (quietly moving quavers). Var. 5 : Leicht bewegt schreitendsehr lebhaft (with easy movement - very lively). Last Var.: Im Marschzeitmass (in march time)

9.58 Variations on an Original Theme ....... Elgar
Enigma : Andante
1 (C.A.E.) L'istesso tempo. 2 (H.D.S-P) Allegro. 3 (R.T.B.) Allegretto. 4 (W.M.B.) Allegro di molto. 5 (R.P.A.) Moderato. 6 (Ysobel) Andantino. 7 (Troyte) Presto. 8 (W.N.) Allegretto. 9 (Nimrod) Adagio. 10 (Dorabella) Intermezzo : Allegretto. 11 (G.R.S.) Allegro di molto. 12 (B.G.N.) Andante. 13 (-) Romanza: Moderato. 14 (E.D.U.) Finale: Allegro


Musicians: BBC Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Willem Mengelberg

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