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Music for everyone
News, views, and interviews
The latest and the best of records
Your host tonight is
John Ellison
This edition includes
Roundabout's singer of the week:
Eric Wileon-Hyde with Hugo D'Alton (mandolin) and Chick Laval (guitar)
' Can I Help You? '
Dudley Perkins 's Postbag
Desmond Carrington presents
' The Singing Screen '
Ernest Dudley with ' My Friend Max'
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by ' Tonight's Topic'
The music of the Roundabouters
Directed by Dennis Wilson Produced by Peter Duncan
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.


Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: Eric Wileon-Hyde
Unknown: Hugo D'Alton
Guitar: Chick Laval
Unknown: Dudley Perkins
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Ernest Dudley
Directed By: Dennis Wilson
Produced By: Peter Duncan

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Light Programme, 23 March 1959 17.30

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