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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Neville Meale at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Neville Meale

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Reginald Kilbey

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

A talk by Hugh Redwood

Contributors

Talk By: Hugh Redwood

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany including some of the latest issues

: SCIENCE SURVEY

Life Before Birth
Last of three talks on the biology of development by D. R. Newth , Ph.D. of University College, London

Contributors

Unknown: D. R. Newth

: WALTZES FOR PIANO

played by Gordon Watson
Liszt Waltz on themes from ' Lucia ' and ' Parisina ' (Donizetti)
Jadis (The Christmas Tree) Valse oubliee No.
Valse oubliee No. 4
Mephisto Waltz No. 3
Fourth in a Series of six programmes of waltzes for piano

Contributors

Played By: Gordon Watson
Played By: Liszt Waltz

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

of recent record releases
Overture. Le Corsaire (Berlioz):
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; conductor. Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
Violin Concerto No. 5. in A minor
(Vieuxtemp8): Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Anatole Fistoulari

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Anatole Fistoulari

: THE DAILY SERVICE

Glorious things of thee are spoken
(BBC H.B. 176)
New Every Morning, page 96 Psalm 42 (Broadcast Psalter) Hebrews 6. vv. 11-20
0 Spirit of the living God (BBC H.B.
159)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Albert Delroy Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Delroy Sextet

: A GOLDEN TREASURY OF MUSIC AND SONG

with contributions by Mary Rowland and Duncan Robertson
TheGranville Singers and Players
Directed by Cecil Woods
Introduced by Ian Stamp
Produced by Travers Thorneloe

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Rowland
Unknown: Duncan Robertson
Directed By: Cecil Woods
Introduced By: Ian Stamp
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: NAT TEMPLE

and his Orchestra with Brian Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Clark

: Listen to the Band

Camborne Town Band
Conductor, F. J. Roberts

Contributors

Conductor: F. J. Roberts

: 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 BroweU

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Introduces: David Jacobs
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Unknown: Terry Burton
Script By: Bill Kellie
Production By: John Broweu

: Saturday Matinee Double Bill Mary Mcrrall and Nan Marriott-Watson in ' NO CANARIES FOR MR. TOMPKINS'

A comedy for broadcasting by Patricia Chown
Produced by H. B. Fortuin

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Patricia Chown
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Mrs Willow: Mary Merrall
Postman: John Bryning
Hilda: Beryl Calder
Miss Vivian: Kathleen Helme
Mrs Comfort: Nan Marriott-Watson
Mr Tompkins: Hamilton Dyce

: BOOTS AT THE HOLLY-TREE'

A Christmas story by Charles Dickens
Adapted for broadcasting by Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced by Charles Lefeaux

Contributors

Story By: Charles Dickens
Broadcasting By: Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Cobbs: Charles Leno
Harry Walmers: Douglas Hankin
Cousin Matilda: Margot van Der Burgh
Mr Walmers: Godfrey Kenton
Norah: Judy Horn
Guard: Will Leighton
Landlord: Brewster Mason
Landlady: Kathleen Helme

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Chris Brasher
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Brasher
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
' Cowleaze Farm' by Ralph Whitlock
' Babies Everywhere'
Produced by Mollie Austin
5.25 For Older Children
'I Want To Be ... '
A series of programmes about careers for boys and girls
9-A Potter
Written by Frederick Laws
Produced by John Lane

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Whitlock
Produced By: Mollie Austin
Written By: Frederick Laws
Produced By: John Lane
Bill: Norman Kendall
Jonas: Douglas Horner
Margaret: Susan Carey
Anne: Sally Hall
Farmer Whitlock: Ralph Whitlock
Luke Merryweather: George Holloway

: 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
Today's programme includes:
Racing Results
Cricket
The latest scores of all first-class fixtures and brief reports and comments on selected matches concerning South-Eastern counties
(Continued in next column)
Athletics
A report on the highlights of the Middlesex Countv Championships at Enfield
Sports Forum
Comments on topics of the moment by leading sportsmen, administrators, and journalists
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
Alexander Henderson (bass)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Donald MacDonald
Producer, Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Bass: Alexander Henderson
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Donald MacDonald
Producer: Eric Arden

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Philip Bell , T.D., Q.C., M.P. gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Bell

: 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

: Kenneth Horne rings up the curtain on VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

presenting
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
and Bill Pertwee, Iris Villiers, Robert Moreton, Reg Darnley, Lee Lawrence, Reg Dixon
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard)
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Continuity by Eric Merriman
Production by Jacques Brown and John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Iris Villiers
Unknown: Robert Moreton
Unknown: Reg Darnley
Unknown: Lee Lawrence
Unknown: Reg Dixon
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Eric Merriman
Production By: Jacques Brown
Production By: John Kingdon

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents: Death of an Admiral

See top of page

A play for broadcasting, adapted from the novel of the same name by Gilbert and Margaret Hackforth-Jones.

[Starring] John Westbrook, Richard Hurndall, Brewster Mason and Norman Shelley

Contributors

Adapter: Gilbert Hackforth-Jones
Adapter: Margaret Hackforth-Jones
Official Voice: Malcolm Hayes
President of Board of Enquiry: Frank Windsor
Captain Henry Turton, D.S.O.,R.N: Malcolm Graeme
Lt-Cmdr. John Setley, D.S.C., R.N: John Westbrook
Sub-Lieut. Jeremy Smallbones, R.N: Charles Hodgson
Lieutenant George Butler, R.N: John Bryning Lieutenant Percy Wigson, R.N.R: David Spenser Lieutenant E. Gregson, R.N: John Graham Lt.-Cmdr. 'Bertie' Effingham, R.N: Richard Hurndall
First Dockyard Worker: Haydn Jones
Second Dockyard Worker: Will Leighton President of Court Martial: John Ruddock Deputy Judge Advocate: Frank Partington Admiral Sir Hartney Duncton, K.C.B., K.C.V.O., D.S.O: Norman Shelley
Dr.: Gilbertson Malcolm Hayes
Mrs. Madeleine Turton: Peggy Thorpe-Bates Captain Geoffrey Gowthorpe, M.B.E., R.N: Arthur Young
Kapitan Heinrich von Tahlen: John Gabriel Police Constable Jenvey: William Eedle
Cmdr. 'Wally' Phipps Mangot, R.N. (Retd.): Patrick Waddington
Ron Quantock: Brewster Mason
George Carpenter: Simon Lack
Mrs. Agnew: Joan Sanderson
Daphne Crisp: Elizabeth London
Bill Ormerod: Charles E. Stidwill
Producer: Audrey Cameron

: FOR ALL SORTS AND CONDITIONS OF MEN

The Litany sung to the music of Thomas Tallis

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Tallis

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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