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: Bright and Early

Band of the Scots Guards
Conducted by Major S. Rhodes
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Major S. Rhodes

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

Bavarian music from Munich (by courtesy of American Forces Network)

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' The Glory of God in Creation and in Christ': reading from Psalm 104

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: In the Kitchen

Talk by Hilda Whitlow

Contributors

Speaker: Hilda Whitlow

: RECITAL

Sidney Davey and Arthur Dulay
(two pianos)

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey
Unknown: Arthur Dulay

: Housewives' Choice

Roy Rich introduces your request records

Contributors

Presenter: Roy Rich

: RECITAL

Edward Reach (tenor)
John Wolfe (oboe)

Contributors

Tenor: Edward Reach
Oboe: John Wolfe

: The Daily Service

Children of the heavenly king; N.E.M. 73; Psalm 57; St. Matthew 6; Sunset and evening star

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Molly and Robinson Cleaver at the piano and the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Robinson Cleaver

: MID-MORNING STORY

' Willie Murdoch 's Fern ' by David Fergus
Reader, C. Archer Mitchell

Contributors

Unknown: Willie Murdoch
Reader: David Fergus
Reader: C. Archer Mitchell

: BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: OLYMPICS REPORT

Including news of the Modern Pentathlon and of the morning's shooting and yachting

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: Stanley Holloway invites you to join him in his PRIVATE BAR

with Gordon Crier and Roy Plomley
Behind the bar, Rosamond Barnes
At the piano, Eric James
Monologues and ballads by Marriott Edgar and Wolseley Charles
Produced by Eric Spear

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Crier
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Rosamond Barnes
Piano: Eric James
Unknown: Marriott Edgar
Unknown: Wolseley Charles
Produced By: Eric Spear

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by Joan Griffiths
'At the Cinema': a film review by Mary Carver ' My Life in the Police Force ': a talk by Barbara de Vitre , Assistant Inspector, Constabulary
' Growing up with a Dress Sense,' by Athena Crosse
' Round and About.' by Georgie Henschel Serial story: ' 'Kipps,' by H. G. Wells. Read by James McKeehnie

Contributors

Introduced By: Joan Griffiths
Review By: Mary Carver
Talk By: Barbara de Vitre
Unknown: Athena Crosse
Unknown: Georgie Henschel
Unknown: H. G. Wells.
Read By: James McKeehnie

: BBO NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Charles Groves
Symphony No. 92. in G (The Oxford)
Haydn

: music WHILE YOU WORK

Grimethorpe Colliery Band Conductor. Harry Mileman

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Mileman

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

by Lesley Wilson.

Contributors

Writer: Lesley Wilson

: Wednesday Matinee 'TIME WASTED'

A play for broadcasting by Leslie Halward , adapted from his own short story

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Leslie Halward
Wyn: June Spencer
Chart: Denis Folwell
A porter: Chris Gittins

: 'BELOW STAIRS'

A murder play by Hurford Janes
Adapted for broadcasting by Beatrice Kane
Plays produced by William Hughes

Contributors

Play By: Hurford Janes
Broadcasting By: Beatrice Kane
Produced By: William Hughes
Lady Alice Coventry: Hilda Birch
Louise, the lady's maid: Elspeth Lloyd
Martha, the housemaid: Mabel France
Hilda the parlourmaid: Doris Mansfield
Cook: Pauline Ray
Nancy,the kitchenmaid: Pamela Taylor
Mrs Harp the housekeeper: Lucy Lloyd
Nurse Wilson: Virginia Hamilton

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

' Muggins and the River Queen ' : another story about Billy Smith's dog, written by Antonia Ridge
' The Echoing Steps '
A new serial play written for broadcasting by Mollie Chappell. Produced by Lorraine Davies
Episode 1
' Fanfare and Funfair': music for processions, carnivals, circuses, and fairgrounds. Programme devised by Grace Williams
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by Donald Soper

Contributors

Written By: Antonia Ridge
Broadcasting By: Mollie Chappell.
Produced By: Lorraine Davies
Unknown: Grace Williams
Conducted By: Donald Soper
Tig Vaughan: Timothy Pollard
John Vaughan: Brian Conway
Sue Vaughan: Melba Jones
Mrs Vaughan: Kitty Short
Bina: Nan Porter
Sammy Snell: Glyn Hardwicke
Guy Roderick: Norman Chapman

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: OLYMPICS REPORT

Including an account of the Victory Ceremony and reports on several important athletic finals followed by general sports results

: THREE OF A KIND

with Viera, Tollefson and Arthur Young

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Young

: CAN I HELP YOU?

Social reforms and new laws affect us even on our holidays. Douglas Houghton reminds us of some of them

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Houghton

: Bonar Colleano in 'IT'S A GREAT LIFE'

with Joe Linnane
Benny Lee , Miriam Karlin
The Dance Orchestra: conducted by Stanley Black . Script by Sid Colin. Production by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Joe Linnane
Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Conducted By: Stanley Black
Script By: Sid Colin.
Production By: Charles Chilton

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Emelie Hooke (soprano)
Solomon (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, George Stratton )
Conducted by Basil Cameron
Part 1
From the Royal Albert Hall, London

Contributors

Soprano: Emelie Hooke
Piano: Solomon
Leader: George Stratton
Conducted By: Basil Cameron

: TODAY AT THE OLYMPICS

by Bernard Darwin

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Darwin

: ' THE MIDDLE-WEST IN AMERICAN HISTORY'

by Colonel Robert McCormick
The editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune recorded this talk during a visit to Britain last month

Contributors

Unknown: Colonel Robert McCormick

: JUST FIVE MEN

The Men About Town :
Len Hayes , Geoffrey Coop and Bill Currie
At the pianos: Burt Rhodes and Norman Hackforth
Presented by Douglas Moodie

Contributors

Unknown: Len Hayes
Unknown: Geoffrey Coop
Unknown: Bill Currie
Pianos: Burt Rhodes
Pianos: Norman Hackforth
Presented By: Douglas Moodie

: Professional Portrait SHETLAND CROFTER

A radio study, from the northern-most part of the United Kingdom, of a fast-vanishing breed of men
Script by Jenny Gilbertson
Production by A. P. Lee

Contributors

Script By: Jenny Gilbertson
Production By: A. P. Lee








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