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Gramophone records

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


Directed by Alec Firman


Directed By: Alec Firman


' Why I am entering the Ministry '
Talk by a student

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas


The Kursaal Orchestra
Directed by Louis Voss


Directed By: Louis Voss


by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke


Maureen Challinor (piano)
Moreton Street (bass-baritone)
Alan Soulsby (piano)


Piano: Maureen Challinor
Bass-Baritone: Moreton Street
Piano: Alan Soulsby

: This Week's Composer

A, gramophone record of his Concerto for two pianos and orchestra


Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly
Dove (BBC H.B. 150)
New Every Morning, page 44
Psalm 139 (Broadcast Psalter) Acts 10, vv. 34-48
Breathe on me, breath of God (BBC
H.B. 148)

: Vanessa Lee invites you to the LAND OF ROMANCE

where she sings her favourite songs and talks about the world of show business
Accompanied by Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
Continuity by Pat Dunlop and David Climle
Production by Johnnie Stewart


Accompanied By: Billy Ternent
Unknown: Pat Dunlop
Unknown: David Climle
Production By: Johnnie Stewart


Recorded excerpts from a public performance of readings of Dylan Thomas 's works given at Bishop Gore School, Swansea, during Emlyn Williams 's Welsh tour in October 1955
The programme includes areading of the short story ' The Outing '


Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Emlyn Williams

: Kenneth Wolstenholme presents JUST FOR THE RECORD

in which he plays his choice of records and includes the choice of a record-making sports personality
This week: John Charles , the Welsh international footballer


Unknown: John Charles

: Billy Cotton and his Band in HALF W(H)IT MONDAY

Alan Breeze
Kathie Kay
The Bandits and Mr. Wakey Wakey (Himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney and Arthur Pastor
Produced by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Script By: Arthur Pastor
Produced By: Glyn Jones


with The Bob Cort Skiffle Group
John Hanson
Garth Meade
Peter Jones
Shirley Abicair
Beryl Reid
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader. Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Presented by Bill Worsley


Unknown: John Hanson
Unknown: Garth Meade
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Shirley Abicair
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Presented By: Bill Worsley

: The Weather

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


Count Basie
(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
Programme produced by Monica Chapman


Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman


Between the Wars
Written and compiled by Leslie Baily
Music arranged and composed by Alan Paul
Gaiety amid a slumping economy-The discovery of penicillin-Flying: airships or aeroplanes-War is ' outlawed by the Kellogg Pact ' — The coming of the talkies: 'The Jazz Singer' and ' Blackmail ' — A farmer remembers the slump-Noël Coward and ' the Bright Young Things '-Sir Henry Coward denounces jazz.
With the voices of: Sir Alexander Fleming
Lady Fleming Colonel Fitzmaurice
Mr. Stuart Hibberd
Mr. Noel Hale
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Crabtree
Anna Neagle , Paul Robeson
Al Jolson , Fred Astaire
Jack Buchanan , Elsie Randolph and Gordon Davies , Dorothy Black Leslie Perrins , Margaret Leigh
Dudley Rolph , Helen Clare
Clarence Wright , Alan Keith and Andrew Sachs
The pages turned by Freddy Grisewood
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Alan Paul
Production by Vernon Harris


Unknown: Leslie Baily
Composed By: Alan Paul
Unknown: Henry Coward
Unknown: Sir Alexander Fleming
Unknown: Lady Fleming Colonel Fitzmaurice
Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Paul Robeson
Unknown: Al Jolson
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Jack Buchanan
Unknown: Elsie Randolph
Unknown: Gordon Davies
Unknown: Dorothy Black
Unknown: Leslie Perrins
Unknown: Margaret Leigh
Unknown: Dudley Rolph
Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Unknown: Alan Keith
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Conducted By: Alan Paul
Production By: Vernon Harris


on gramophone records
Overture. Boccaccio (Supped :
Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rudolf Moralt
Intermezzo, from School for Fathers
(Wolf-Ferrari): Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Wilhelm Schiichter
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
(Saint-Saens): David Oistrakh (violin), Boston Symphony Orchestra. conductor. Charles Munch
Ballet Suite No. 2. Namouna (Lalo):
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jean Martinon
Rhapsody. Espana (Chabrier): Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London, conducted by Argeo Quadri


Unknown: Rudolf Moralt
Conducted By: Wilhelm Schiichter
Violin: David Oistrakh
Conducted By: Jean Martinon
Conducted By: Argeo Quadri


Excerpts from sound-tracks of films now on release and from those to be shown during the coming months
Compiled and introduced by Desmond Carrington
Produced by Spencer Hale


Introduced By: Desmond Carrington
Produced By: Spencer Hale


and his Orchestra with Frank Baron (piano)


Piano: Frank Baron


For Younger Listeners
' Tommy Ha ' or ' The Village Drake'
A play for radio by Modwena Sedgwick
Produced by David Davis
(Deering Wells is appearing in ' Look Back in Anger' at the Royal Court Theatre, London)
This is the story of a village drake-just an ordinary, pond-guzzling, waddling drake. His name is Tommy Ha , and he wanted to see the world.
5.30 For Older Children
' The Linleys of Bath '-3
Derek Jones concludes the story of this astonishing family of the eighteenth century, and some of their music is played by The Vincian Trio:
Lamond Clelland (flute)
Margot Bor (piano)
Valerie Cardnell (soprano)
5.50 This week's programmes


Unknown: Tommy Ha
Unknown: Modwena Sedgwick
Produced By: David Davis
Produced By: Deering Wells
Unknown: Tommy Ha
Unknown: Derek Jones
Flute: Lamond Clelland
Piano: Margot Bor
Soprano: Valerie Cardnell
Tommy Ha: Patricia Hayes
The Storyteller: Jill Balcon
Mummy Pennywort: Hester Paton Brown
Daddy Cockle: Deering Wells
Khaki Campbell 205: Malcolm Graeme
Khaki Campbell 207: Cyril Shaps
Freckles: Ann Totten

: The Weather

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


A programme for listeners in the South-East of England
6.15 Local news followed by Reports and comments


including a report by Harold Abrahams on the British Games and County Championships at the White City; and an account by Max Robertson of the last day's play in the Davis Cup match between France and Great Britain in Paris


Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Max Robertson


The Royal Opera House,
Covent Garden for a programme of music by Mozart and Wagner
Introduced by The Earl of Harewood
Scenes from
7.26 Prelude; Hans Sachs ' monologue
7.39 Walther's dream of the Prize
Song; Eva visits the shoe-maker; her gratitude to him
7.50 Quintet, christening the Song
Covent Garden Orchestra (Leader, Charles Taylor )
Conductor, RAFAEL Kubelik
From the Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
(by permission of the General Administrator)


Unknown: Hans Sachs
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik


by Gwen Dunn
Mrs. Dunn is a schoolmistress in a village school in Suffolk. In this talk she describes some of her early difficulties with the local speech...


Unknown: Gwen Dunn


A magazine programme introducing
Bill Kerr with a few observations
Archie Camden the distinguished bassoonist in ' Music Page'
Larry Forrester presenting a real-life feature
Chance in a Million'
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
The men of the moment
Eric Barker with Pearl Hackney
'Carrying On'
The Bill Shepherd Singers
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Produced by Pat Dixon


Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Archie Camden
Unknown: Larry Forrester
Unknown: Michael Flanders
Unknown: Donald Swann
Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: Pearl Hackney
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: John Gielgud in ' PRESENT LAUGHTER'

by Noël Coward
Adapted for broadcasting by Cynthia Pughe
The action takes place in Garry Essendine 's flat in London.
Produced by Peter Watts


Broadcasting By: Cynthia Pughe
Unknown: Garry Essendine
Produced By: Peter Watts
Daphne Stillington: Gillian Andrews
Miss Erikson: Catherine Salkeld
Fred: Ronald Sidney
Monica Reed: Margaret Webster
Garry Essendine: John Gielgud
Liz Essendine: Nora Swinburne
Roland Maule: Frank Duncan
Henry Lyppiatt: Eric Anderson
Morris Dixon: Brewster Mason
Joanna Lyppiatt: Mary Wimbush
Lady Saltburn: Molly Rankin


(piano) on gramophone records
Four Mazurkas, Op. 41 (Chopin)
No. 1, in C sharp minor No. 2, in E minor No. 3, in B
No. 4, in A flat
Valse oubliée No. 1 (Liszt)
Song without Words, Op. 67 No. 4

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas.

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