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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
News, views and music
Tuesday edition
Introduced by McDonald Hobley
Records from the Theatre:
' The' Pajama Game '
Topic for Motorists: Phil Drackett
A Sporting Memory: John Arlott
Films on Release: Gordon Gow
The Piccadilly Circus Story:
Alexis Korner
6.29 Weather and News Headline* followed by Tonight's Topic
Bill McGuffle at the piano
BBC West of England Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor. Frank Cantell Produced by Denys Jones
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.


Introduced By: McDonald Hobley
Unknown: Phil Drackett
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Alexis Korner
Unknown: Bill McGuffle
Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell
Produced By: Denys Jones

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Light Programme, 1 March 1960 17.30

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