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Overture: Alfonso and Estrella (Schubert): Halle Orchestra, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty
Cowkeeper'-s Tune (Grieg); Air and Dance (Delius): Boyd Neel String Orchestra,' conducted by Boyd Neel
Selection: The Miracle (Humperdinck): London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Einan Neilson


Conducted By:
Sir Hamilton Harty
Boyd Neel
Conducted By:
Boyd Neel
Conducted By:
Einan Neilson

The Services to be broadcast at 9.30 a.m. and 7.45 p.m. on Sundays during the first quarter of this year will have this general theme. This morning Dr. J. W. Welch , Director of Religious Broadcasting, introduces the speakers, each of whom outlines his own contribution. This is followed by a short Service of Worship and Intercession, conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Gray ston, Assistant Director of Religious Broadcasting. (An introductory article by the Rev. Kenneth Gray -8ton is on page four)


Dr. J. W. Welch
Rev. Kenneth Gray
Rev. Kenneth Gray

Drama in two acts and a prologue. Libretto and music by R. Leoncavallo. English words by H. Procter-Gregg. Adapted and produced for broadcasting by Stanford Robinson and Mark H. Lubbock. Narration written by Dennis Arundell and spoken by Carleton Hobbs.
BBC Theatre Chorus. BBC Theatre Orchestra: conductor, Stanford Robinson


R. Leoncavallo.
English words by:
H. Procter-Gregg
Adapted and produced for broadcasting by/Conductor:
Stanford Robinson
Adapted and produced for broadcasting by:
Mark H. Lubbock.
Narration written by:
Dennis Arundell
Narration spoken by:
Carleton Hobbs
BBC Theatre Chorus
BBC Theatre Orchestra
Canio (Punchinello):
Frank Titterton
Nedda (Columbine):
Elena Danieli
Tonio (Taddeo):
Tom Williams
Beppo (Harlequin):
Rene Soames
Stanley Pope

Eileen pays a visit to the two-months-old baby chimpanzee at the Bristol Zoo
5.25 ' Jack the Giant-Killer ': a musical fantasy told in verse by F. W. Harvey. Music by Reginald Red -man, played by the Norman Brooks Orchestra. Cast includes Mary O'Farrell , Kenneth Ellis , Lesle- 'f, Howard Marion Crawford , o Pullen
5.55 Children's Hour prayei.


F. W. Harvey.
Music By:
Reginald Red
Norman Brooks
Mary O'Farrell
Kenneth Ellis
Howard Marion Crawford

' Tales from the Editor's Postbag '
From Burma, Rhodesia. Australia, Guadalcanal, New Zealand, and England-a programme of world-wide story and song contributed by listeners to ' Travellers' Tales,' and suggested by them in their letters to the editor. Leslie Baily. The letter-writers introduced by Norman Wool and, with music played by the BBC Revue Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Alan Crooks , and native music recorded in Guadalcanal and in New Zealand.


Leslie Baily.
Introduced By:
Norman Wool
Alan Crooks

from Stroud Boys' Club: conducted by Geoffrey Hoyland and members of the Club
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
(Tune, Mannheim)
Reading from ' Pilgrim's Progress ' Who would true valour see (Tune,
Monk's Gate)
The king of love my shepherd is
(Tune, Dominus regit me)
Reading: Psalm 23
Prayers and the Lord's Prayer
0 God, our help (Tune. St. Anne) Blessing


Geoffrey Hoyland

Adapted from Charles Dickens 's novel . by Mabel Constanduros and Howard Agg. Produced by Howard Rose. Episode 13 (conclusion)


Charles Dickens
Novel By:
Mabel Constanduros
Novel By:
Howard Agg.
Produced By:
Howard Rose.
Angela Baddeley
Miss Flite:
Mabel Constanduros
Richard Carstone:
Derek Blomfield
Sara Jackson
Mr Bucket:
Milton Rosmer
Mr Smallweed:
Arthur Ridley
John Jarndyce:
James Dale
Mr Kenge:
William Trent
Alan Woodcourt:
Dermot Cathie
A man:
Sebastian Cabot

played to a Forces audience by the BBC Symphony Orchestra of 95 players (conductor, Sir Adrian Boult ) with Gladys Ripley (contralto). From the Corn Exchange, Bedford
Among the favourite' pieces 'Music for All ' brings you this week are Rossini's overture. The Barber of Seville. Gounod's ballet music from ' Faust.' and Liszt's second Hungarian Rhapsody. Gladys Ripley sings arias from Meyerbeer and Saint-Saens


Sir Adrian Boult
Gladys Ripley
Gladys Ripley

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