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The Week in the West.

BBC Home Service West

on gramophone records
Overture. The Crown Diamonds
(Auber): Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conducted by Albert Wolff
Rondo brillant in E fiat, for piano and orchestra (Mendelssohn): Peter Katin (piano) with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jean Martinon
Suite. Children's Games (Bizet):
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conducted by Edouard Lindenberg
Concert Waltz in D (Glazunov): Belgian National Radio Orchestra. conducted by Franz Andr
English Dances (Malcolm Arnold):
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Conducted By:
Albert Wolff
Piano:
Peter Katin
Conducted By:
Jean Martinon
Conducted By:
Sir Adrian Boult

Regional Variations (3)

The Scottish Garden: Half Hardy Annuals.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Stanley Vann (organ), from Peterborough Cathedral.

BBC Home Service Midland

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
W. F. Bewley , C.B.E., d.sc., Fred Streeter. and Roy Hay answer some listeners' questions
Wyndham Russell includes some of his own

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Hay
Introduced By:
W. F. Bewley , C.B.E., D.Sc.,
Unknown:
Fred Streeter.
Unknown:
Roy Hay
Unknown:
Wyndham Russell

Regional Variations (3)

Service from St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Abbey. Fort Augustus. Inverness-shire: the Rt. Rev. Oswald Eaves. o.s.B., Abbot of Fort Augustus.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Service from Greenbank Methodist Church. Plymouth.

BBC Home Service West

from the Burroughs Methodist Church, Hendon. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. A. Kingsley Turner Call to Worship
God is gone up on high (M.H.B. 219) Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
First Lesson: Isaiah 65, vv. 6-13
0 Love of God. how strong and true
(M.H.B. 52)
Second Lesson: Romans 8, vv. 9-17 Intercessions
Jesu, the very thought of thee
(M.H.B. 108)
Sermon
My God. I know. I feel thee mine
(M.H.B. 387)
Benediction
Organist and Choirmaster,
C. H. L. Crawley

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. A. Kingsley Turner
Choirmaster:
C. H. L. Crawley

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West-Country Diary.

BBC Home Service West

by Lael Tucker
Ciboure is a Basque fishing village at the foot of the Pyrenees on the Atlantic coast of France Lael Tucker, writer and journalist, has lived there for five out of the last seven years. She describes Ciboure on a Saturday night in spring, after the fishing boats have come home.
This is the last of a series of talks in which the spirit of a foreign town is evoked by speakers who have at some time made their home there.

Contributors

Unknown:
Lael Tucker

Regional Variations (2)

Music written by great composers during their youth (records).

BBC Home Service Welsh

A request programme of records including this week:
Cello Sonata No. 2, in F minor
(Brahms)
Arias sung by Gigli (tenor)
Suite: Lieutenant Kije (Prokofiev)

Contributors

Sung By:
Gigli
Unknown:
Lieutenant Kije

Crevaison
Script by Emile Harven and M. J. MacDonald
Cast in order of speaking:
Peter and Helen have nearly reached Honfleur. As they come into the main 'street of a country town, they discover they have a puncture. Although there is a fair on, they find willing helpers.
Un pneu plat, flat tyre; Ie pneu arriere est creve, the back lyre has a puncture; le cric, jack; le vilbrequin, brace; desserrer la roue de secours, to take off the spare wheel; embetant, annoying; Ie carrefour, crossroads; la pompe, pump; emprunter, to borrow; ce n'est qu'une petite fuite, it is only a slow puncture; c'est mon boulot, it's my job; le mecano (mecanicien), mechanic; grace a vous, thanks to you; la crevaison, puncture; la soupape, valve; cracher, to spit; tenter, to tempt; le tir, shooting; l'adresse, skill; en joue!, take aim!; Ie copain, pal, mate; un kilo six cents, twenty-two (tyre pressure); rendre, to give back

Contributors

Script By:
Emile Harven
Script By:
M. J. MacDonald
Helen Lamb:
Dorothy Smith
Peter Lamb:
Richard Hurndall
Jujules:
Jean Driant
Archibald:
Jacques Brunius
Hermes:
Peter Carr-Forster
Show-woman:
Sonia Windsor

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Alec Robertson
Contents:
Musical Profile — Irmgard Seefried ,' by Harold Rosenthal
' Bruckner and the Symphony,' by Mosco Carner
* On English Folk Song Collections,' by Elizabeth Poston
' Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805),' recorded by Maurice Lindsay

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Introduced By:
Alec Robertson
Unknown:
Irmgard Seefried
Unknown:
Harold Rosenthal
Unknown:
Mosco Carner
Unknown:
Elizabeth Poston
Unknown:
Maurice Lindsay

by Francis Watson
The small State of Aundh, in Maharashtra, was one of hundreds of princely territories that disappeared as political entities in the reorganisation of independent India. Francis Watson, who lived for a time in Aundh under its last Rajah, tells of his return after more than ten years to an empty palace and to villages over which a wave of change has passed.

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Watson

' Daffy-Down-Dilly '
A programme of Welsh folk songs
Folk Song Choir of Gowerton
Grammar School for Girls
Bangor University College Trio
5.10 For Children of Most Ages:
' Sovereign Lords '
A series of five plays based on his book
' Seven Kings of England' by Geoffrey Trease
3—' Richard : the Crusader '
Produced by David Davis
Richard Lion-Heart was also nicknamed ' Richard Yea-and-Nay ' because he was a man of his word. His Crusade was undertaken in a fervent religious spirit-but it led him into a series of breathless adventures such as he loved.

Contributors

Produced By:
David Davis

Regional Variations (2)

by Max Freedman
In May last year the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that racial segregation in state-financed schools violated the Constitution. Max Freedman, a Canadian, who is Washington correspondent of the Manchester Guardian, talks about the hearings which the Court has recently held to decide how and when its ruling should be enforced.

Contributors

Unknown:
Max Freedman

' La Source * or ' Naila, Goddess of the Spring ' by Delibes
Story adapted for broadcasting by Ursula Roseveare told by Philip Cunningham with the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, Donald Sturtivant )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Produced by Philip Moore

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Ursula Roseveare
Told By:
Philip Cunningham
Leader:
Donald Sturtivant
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Produced By:
Philip Moore

Regional Variations (3)

Service from Parish Church of St. Mary The Virgin. Ellesmere, Shropshire: the Rev. G. S. Lloyd.

BBC Home Service Midland

Service from St. Kentigern's Church. Lanark: the Rev. R. S. Wallace.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Christians and the Election
Preacher: The Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. J. W. C. Wand, D.D., Lord Bishop of London
Service from St. Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. L. M. Charles-Edwards
Introduction
At the name of Jesus (S.P. 392) Act of Praise
Magnificat
Lesson: Ephesians 4, vv. 1-16 Psalm 67
Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and Collects Once to every man and nation (S.P.
309)
Sermon
Prayers
0 God, our help in ages past (S.P. 598) Blessing
Organist, Jean Trevelyan

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. L. M. Charles-Edwards
Organist:
Jean Trevelyan

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

Regional Variations (3)

Frederick Carter (organ), from St. Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

As N. Ireland.

BBC Home Service North

The last of a series of talks on some of the principles which are the foundations of the Western tradition
Truth by Gilbert Murray , o.M.

Contributors

Unknown:
Gilbert Murray

An argument in a Senior Common Room
Written by D. F. Aitken
Produced by Maurice Brown

Contributors

Written By:
D. F. Aitken
Produced By:
Maurice Brown
Warden:
Austin Trevor
Dr Cooper:
Patricia Brent
Professor Saltmarsh:
Cyril Shaps
Mr Evans:
John Glyn-Jones
Coulson:
Walter Hudd
Mr MacGregor:
Ian Sadler
Miss Boyd:
Betty Hardy
Dr Nuss:
Bernard Rebel
Mr Moulton:
John Richmond
Mr Drummond:
Denis McCarthy

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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