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: News Summary

: BRIGHT AND EARLY

Harold Smart at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Smart

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: BBC WEST OF ENGLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conducted by Arwel Hughes

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: LIFT, UP YOUR HEARTS

' Basic Beliefs '
A series of talks by the Rev. Mervyn Stockwood

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Mervyn Stockwood

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: NEWS

: RECORD ROUNDABOUT

A gramophone miscellany including some of the latest issues

: 'CLARA'

by John Harvey
' I was afraid of her,' says John Harvey. But he learned to respect the tall old woman who ran a jellied eel stall in the East End and faced her many troubles with immense courage.

Contributors

Unknown: John Harvey
Unknown: John Harvey.

: LISZT

Cynthia Jolly (soprano)
Rene Soames (tenor)
Clifton Helliwell (piano)
Soprano: Mignon's Lied Tenor:
Oh! Quand je dors
S'il est un charmant gazon
Soprano: Die Loreley Tenor: In Liebeslust
Soprano: Die drei Zigeuner
Last of three programmes of music by Liszt

Contributors

Soprano: Cynthia Jolly
Tenor: Rene Soames
Piano: Clifton Helliwell

: This Week's Composer

DVORAK
Records of some of his orchestral music, including the Largo from the ' New World ' Symphony and the Scherzo Capriccioso

: THE DAILY SERVICE

0 help us Lord (BBC H.B. 336) New Every Morning, page 76 Psalm 130 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Luke 2, vv. 8-20
How are thy servants blest. 0 Lord
(BBC H.B. 305)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Gerald Crossman Players

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Crossman

: A GOLDEN TREASURY OF MUSIC AND SONG

with John Cameron
The Granville
Singers and Players
Directed by Cecil Woods
Introduced by Ian Stamp
Produced by Travers Thorneloe

Contributors

Unknown: John Cameron
Directed By: Cecil Woods
Introduced By: Ian Stamp
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: DIVERTISSEMENT

A musical entertainment by Wilfred Brown (tenor)
Frederick Stone (piano)
Cyril Preedy (piano)
Amici String Quartet:
Lionel Bentley (violin)
Marta Eitler (violin)
Harold Harriot (viola)
Joy Hall (cello)

Contributors

Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Piano: Frederick Stone
Piano: Cyril Preedy
Violin: Lionel Bentley
Violin: Marta Eitler
Viola: Harold Harriot
Cello: Joy Hall

: Deryck Guyler in 'INSPECTOR SCOTT INVESTIGATES'

9 — ' The Death of a Judge '

: Yvonne Arnaud and Vic Oliver in SPOKEN IN JEST

Bringing to life some of the more famous quotations of our language
* Listeners hear no good of themselves'
Production by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Production By: Tom Ronald
Margot Marlow: Yvonne Arnaud
Charles Marlow: Vic Oliver
Mrs Stitchmore: Gwen Lewis
Clerk: Peter Graves
Mabel: Patricia Field
Colonel Parker: Wilfred Babbage

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton and featuring
Sidney James , Bill Kerr
Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams
Theme and incidental music composed and conducted by Wally Stott
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson

Contributors

Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Victor Borge
(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

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Borge
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee presents Arthur Young in 'THE FAITH PHILTRE'

by Rodney Quest
Characters in order of speaking:
A variety of other characters played by members of the cast
Production by H. B. Fortuin

Contributors

Production By: H. B. Fortuin
Mr Sorcer: Arthur Young
Sam: Jack Newmark
Mrs Macrae: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Miss Walton: Phillipa Reid
Customs Officer: Will Leighton
Reg: Malcolm Hayes
Alf Bluett: John Bryning
Sir Walter Gesso: Rolf Lefebvre
Mr Fleece: Hugh Manning
Miss Puckle: Rosamund Greenwood
Joe Baggs: Eric Woodburn

: Saturday Concert BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Joan Alexander (soprano)

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Soprano: Joan Alexander

: COME OUT, YOU'RE SURROUNDED

Four short nightmares about gardening by J. B. Boothroyd
1-The Universal Plot
Not long ago Mr. Boothroyd gave a ta!k called' Danger—Things at Work ' in which he gave a timely warning to overenthusiastic home handymen. In these four programmes on how to own a garden and stay sane, he sounds a similar note of caution before battle for the ears of all gardeners, would-be or actual.

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Boothroyd

: LISTEN TO THE BAND

Fairey Aviation Works Band Conducted by Leonard Lamb

Contributors

Conducted By: Leonard Lamb

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
David tells
' Three Half-Crowns'
A story by Miles Tomalin
5.15 'The Mystery of Grimsdyke Hollow
A new adventure of Norman and Henry Bones the boy detectives
Written for Children's Hour by Anthony C. Wilson
Production by Josephine Plummer

Contributors

Story By: Miles Tomalin
Unknown: Henry Bones
Production By: Josephine Plummer
Norman Bones: Charles Hawtrey
Henry Bones, his cousin: Patricia Hayes
Mr Clarke: Preston Lockwood
Paul Stringer: Alan Reid
Mrs Blackwood: Ann Codrington
Hannah: Susan Richards
Mr James Howard: Richard Williams
Tom Firkin: Richard George
Jack Witney: Wilfred Babbage
Martha Tidwell: Janet Morrison
Police-Constable Lincoln: Stephen Jack
Inspector Morrow: John Richmond

: The Weather

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

: NEWS

: 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:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results
Association Football
Arsenal v. Luton by Patrick Campbell
Leyton Orient v. Stoke City by Norman Riley
Brentford v. Colchester United by Stewart Bates
Rugby Union
Vivian Jenkins discusses the prospects for the 1957-58 season in South-East England
6.30 app. Cricket
The latest scores in all first-class fixtures and brief reports and comments on selected matches concerning South-Eastern counties
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Riley
Unknown: Vivian Jenkins
Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest Artist,
Gwen Catley (soprano)
Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Master of Ceremonies,
Bill Groves
Producer, Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Soprano: Gwen Catley
Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood
Producer: Eric Arden

: 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

: TOAST OF THE TOWN

A sparkling tribute to well-known personalities, outstanding new-comers, and successes in London's world of entertainment
Toastmaster, Eamonn Andrews spotlights
Vanessa Lee and Bruce Trent toasting Michael Todd 's film success
Around the World in Eighty Days
Peter Katin
Outstanding young pianist of the Proms and concert platform
Alfred Marks
Radio and television
Man -about-Show-Business
Jon Vickers
Personal success at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Patti Lewis
A vocal salute to the long run musical Damn Yankees
The English Stage Company and John Osborne 's Look Back in Anger
The author introduces characters played by Richard Pasco , Alan Bates
Wendy Williams , Deering Wells
Music by Tom Eastwood
Shani Wallis and Dennis Lotis with a word from the composer toasting the Julian Slade musicals
Salad Days and Free as Air
Terry-Thomas just one film after another
The George Mitchell Singers
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Theme music composed by Ron Goodwin
Devised and produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: Bruce Trent
Unknown: Michael Todd
Unknown: Jon Vickers
Unknown: Patti Lewis
Unknown: John Osborne
Played By: Richard Pasco
Played By: Alan Bates
Unknown: Wendy Williams
Music By: Tom Eastwood
Music By: Shani Wallis
Music By: Dennis Lotis
Unknown: Julian Slade
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Composed By: Ron Goodwin

: NEWS

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents Miriam Karlin with Noel Johnson and Richard Hurndall in ' MADAME SANS-GENE'

A play by Victorien Sardou and Emile Moreau translated and adapted for broadcasting by Norman Ginsbury and John Sand
Other parts played by Barbara Greenhalgh and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham

Contributors

Play By: Victorien Sardou
Play By: Emile Moreau
Broadcasting By: Norman Ginsbury
Broadcasting By: John Sand
Played By: Barbara Greenhalgh
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Fouché (later Duke of Otranto): Richard Hurndall
Catherine Hubscher Madame Sans-Gene ' (later Duchess of Dantzig): Miriam Karlin
Count Neipperg: Roger Delgado
Sergeant Lefebvre (later Duke of Dantzig): Trevor Martin
The Queen of Naples, Napoleon's younger sister: Kathleen Helme
The Princess of Lucques Napoleon's elder sister: Violet Loxley
The Emperor Napoleon Buonaparte: Noel Johnson
The Empress Marie Louise, wife of Napoleon: Virginia Winter
The Duke of Rovigo, Minister of Police: Malcolm Hayes

: Malayan Independence Celebrations MERDEKA DAY

See top of page
Arranged in co-operation with Radio Malaya

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Family Prayers conducted by the Rev. Ronald Falconer

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Ronald Falconer

: Close Down









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