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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Nelson Elms at the BBC theatre organ

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader. Frederick Lunnon )
Conducted by Sidney Bowman

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conducted By: Sidney Bowman

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

New thoughts on old stories by the Rev. L. R. Kingsbury
' They and We '
(Acts 16, vv. 6-12)

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. L. R. Kingsbury

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany including some of the latest issues

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Life before Birth
Three talks on the biology of development by D. R. Newth, Ph.D. of University College. London
1—Mother and Child

Contributors

Unknown: D. R. Newth, Ph.D.

: WALTZES FOR PIANO

Joan Trimble and Valerie Trimble
(two pianos)
Third in a series of six programmes of waltzes for piano

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Trimble
Unknown: Valerie Trimble

: MYASKOVSKY

Cello Concerto, Op. 66 played by Rostropovich (cello)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Give to our God immortal praise (BBC
H.B. 6)
New Every Morning, page 54 Psalm 36 (Broadcast Psalter) 1 Peter 2, vv. 1-10
Happy are they (BBC H.B. 274)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Banjoliers
Directed by Jack Mandel

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Mandel

: A GOLDEN TREASURY OF MUSIC AND SONG

with contributions by Kenneth Tudor
The Granville Singers and Players
Directed by Cecil Woods
Introduced by Ian Stamp
Produced by Travers Thorneloe

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Tudor
Directed By: Cecil Woods
Introduced By: Ian Stamp
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: TUNE TIME WITH TEMPLE

Dance music played by Nat Temple and his Orchestra with Brian Clark

Contributors

Played By: Nat Temple
Unknown: Brian Clark

: MIDDAY FLOOR SHOW

A record cabaret
Introduced by Bernard Spear
Produced by Michael Bell

Contributors

Introduced By: Bernard Spear
Produced By: Michael Bell

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: THE SATURDAY SHOW

Cyril Stapleton directs the BBC Show Band
Graham Stark does his best to misdirect it
David Jacobs introduces
The Stargazers
Harold Smart , Bert Weedon
Dennis Wilson
The Show Band Singers and Terry Burton
Script by Bill Kellie and Arthur Lay
Production by John Browell

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Graham Stark
Introduces: David Jacobs
Unknown: Harold Smart
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Unknown: Terry Burton
Script By: Bill Kellie
Unknown: Arthur Lay
Production By: John Browell

: Saturday Matinee Double Bill 'MOTHER'S DAY'

by Aileen Burke and Leone Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Aileen Burke
Unknown: Leone Stewart
Grace: Janet Morrison
Cathie: Kathleen Helme
Beatrice: June Tobin
Leslie: Malcolm Hayes
Arthur Tune: Frank Atkinson
Mrs Craig: Esther MacPherson

: ' THE BUBBLE REPUTATION '

by Charles Hatton
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Plays produced by Michael Bakewell
(s)

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Hatton
Produced By: Michael Bakewell
Mincus: Graham Suter
Harvey Jupp: Godfrey Kenton
Popsy: Margaret Anderson
Evadne: Anthea Wyndham
Crockett: Trevor Martin
Schonberg: Malcolm Hayes
Miss Brown: Shirley Jacobs
Gardner: Eric Anderson
Bellairs: Haydn Jones
Benson: Lockwood West

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Bud Flanagan
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
- Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Bud Flanagan
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: The Saturday Concert BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: THE WORLD THIS WEEK

A digest of current affairs, compiled from programmes on events at home and abroad broadcast during the week in the domestic and overseas services of the BBC
Commentary by Robert Reid

Contributors

Commentary By: Robert Reid

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' Frightfulness at the Theatre Royal'
A Toytown nlay by S. G. Hulme Beaman
Production by Josephine Plummer
5.30 For Older Children
First Attempts
Young artists making their first broadcast
In Bristol:
Mollie introduces:
Jill Childs with her piano accordion
In Glasgow:
Kathleen introduces:
Iain Inglis (boy soprano)
Accompanied by Barbara Laing
In London:
Barbara Sleigh introduces:
Frances Valentine (cello) Susannah Davies (piano) Angela Bedwell (clarinet)
At the organ, Charles Smart

Contributors

Unknown: S. G. Hulme Beaman
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Unknown: Jill Childs
Unknown: Iain Inglis
Accompanied By: Barbara Laing
Introduces: Barbara Sleigh
Cello: Frances Valentine
Piano: Susannah Davies
Clarinet: Angela Bedwell
Unknown: Charles Smart
Larry the Lamb: Derek McCulloch
Narrator: Derek McCulloch
The Mayor of Toytown: Felix Felton
Punch: Wilfred Babbage
Judy: Ann Codrington
Dennis the Dachshund: Preston Lockwood
The Magician: Norman Shelley
Captain Higgins: Norman Shelley
Mr Growser: Ralph de Rohan
Ernest the Policeman: Peter Claughton
The Manager of the Theatre Royal: Ivan Samson
The Inventor: Ivan Samson

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas, followed by a detailed forecast for the South-East region

: TOWN AND COUNTRY

Sports Session
The day's sport reviewed in results, reports, and summaries, for listeners in South-East England
Cricket
The latest scores of all first-class fixtures and brief reports on selected matches in South-East England, including a close of play summary on the match between Essex and the West Indian touring team
Lawn Tennis
A report on the final day of the Hurlingham Hard Court Tournament
Golf
A report by Tom Scott on the competition for the ' Golf Illustrated ' Gold Vase
Show Jumping
A review by John Snagge of the afternoon's events at the Royal Windsor Horse Show
Rugby League Challenge Cup
A report by Alan Dixon on the final between Leeds and Barrow at Wembley and Roving reporter, Bill Latto
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Scott
Review By: John Snagge
Unknown: Alan Dixon
Reporter: Bill Latto
Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest: Dennis Noble (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Donald MacDonald
Producer. Eric Arden
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: Dennis Noble
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Donald MacDonald
Producer: Eric Arden

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Richard Sharples, o.B.E., M.C., M.P. gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Sharples, O.B.E., M.C., M.P.

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

Interesting people who are
In Town Tonight
Edited and produced by Peter Duncan
Interviewers:
John Ellison and Pauline Tooth

Contributors

Produced By: Peter Duncan
Interviewers: John Ellison
Unknown: Pauline Tooth

: Kenneth Home rings up the curtain on VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

presenting
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbcrt and Reg Thompson
Bruce Fairfax
Molly Weir
Arnie Kitson
Maria Perilli
Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss
The Peter Knight Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Continuity by Eric Merriman
Production by Jacques Brown and John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jack Hulbcrt
Unknown: Reg Thompson
Unknown: Bruce Fairfax
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Arnie Kitson
Unknown: Maria Perilli
Unknown: Jimmy Jewel
Unknown: Ben Warriss
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Eric Merriman
Production By: Jacques Brown
Production By: John Kingdon

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents Naunton Wayne Miles Malleson Howard Marion-Crawford and Brewster Mason in 'NATURAL CAUSES'

A comedy-thriller from the novel by Henry Cecil
Adapted for radio and produced by H. B. Fortuin

Contributors

Novel By: Henry Cecil
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Mr Justice Beverley: Martin Lewis
Counsel: Robert Sansom
Mr. Bean, chairman of the Clarion group of newspapers: Brewster Mason
Mr Gillingham, counsel for Mr Bean: Will Leighton
Editor of the Clarion: Frank Partington
Howard, a reporter: John Graham
Sidney York: Miles Malleson
Martha: Ernestine Costa
Colonel Brain: Naunton Wayne
James Beverley: William Eedle
Judy Beverley: Beryl Calder
Mr Cumberland, landlord of 'TheBull': Richard George
Mrs Cumberland: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Bernard Kent, Judy Beverley's fiance: Simon Lack
Mr Tewkesbury, of Bogg, Tewkes bury and Co: Hamilton Dyce
P C Swanage: Will Leighton
Mr Frith Wyndham a barrister: Howard Marion-Crawford
Coroner: Hugh Manning
Dr Salthouse: Arthur Young
Superintendent: Robert Sansom

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening prayers conducted by the Rev. G. M. P. Hamilton with the BBC Northern Singers

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. G. M. P. Hamilton

: News Summary

late weather forecast for land areas








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