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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing

: MORNING MUSIC

See Light Programme

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

' The Cost of Peace '
Bible reading and comment by the Rev. Ian Pitt-Watson
Chaplain to the University of Aberdeen
6-The peace of God
Romans 5, vv. 10-11

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Ian Pitt-Watson

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: Programme Parade

An up-to-the-minute guide for your listening and viewing

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it

: SCIENCE SURVEY

A Vitamin from Plant Pigments by T. W. Goodwin, D.sc.
Department of Biochemistry,
University of Liverpool

Contributors

Unknown: T. W. Goodwin, D.Sc.

: HARPSICHORD RECITAL

by George Malcolm
English Suite No. 2. in A minor...Bach
Prelude: Allemande; Courante; Sarabande; Bourrée 1; Bourree 2; Gigue
Harpsichord Lesson No. 5. In E
Handel
Prelude; Allemande; Courante; Air with variations (The Harmonioua Blacksmith)

Contributors

Unknown: George Malcolm

: A LONDON CHILDHOOD IN THE EIGHTIES

by Sir Arthur Richmond, C.B.E.
Sir Arthur Richmond recalls the days when his part of London was a village, and it was a day's excursion to Piccadilly from his home at Ravenscourt Park.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Arthur Richmond, C.B.E.
Unknown: Sir Arthur Richmond

: THE DAILY SERVICE

0 Love. how deep. how broad, how high (BBC H.B. 73)
New Every Morning, page 11 Psalm 116 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Matthew 25. vv. 14-30
0 God ot Bethel (BBC H.B. 495)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Owen Walters and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Owen Walters

: LET THE PEOPLE SING

A weekly contest between forty-eight choirs from all over England

: MOVIE-GO-ROUND

A sound approach to the cinema

: The Weather

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

: THE SATURDAY SHOW

Cyril Stapleton and his Show Band
David Jacobs and The Stargazers
The Adam Singers, Harold Smart
Marie Benson , Michael Desmond
Produced by John Browell

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: David Jacobs
Singers: Harold Smart
Singers: Marie Benson
Singers: Michael Desmond
Produced By: John Browell

: SCRAPBOOK FOR 1908

Fifty Years Ago
' This here Progress, it keeps on.'-Mr. Smallways in ' The War in the Air by H. G. Wells , 1908.
Written and compiled by Leslie Baily
Music composed and arranged by Alan Paul
Lord Brabazon of Tara a motorist in a cloth cap
Miss Dollis Brooke of the Pelissier Follies Mr. L. R. Willdridge representing the ordinary man and the voices of: Mr. Griffith Brewer the first English aeroplane passenger
Miss Florrie Forde star of the Music-Hall
In an Edwardian Scrapbook with songs, suffragettes and news stories of 1908 with Gladys Young , Andrew Faulds
Deryck Guyler , Helen Clare
Dudley Rolpn , Clarence Wright
Oliver Burt
Eric Phillips , Gordon Davies Betty Hardy , Margaret Leigh
Pages turned by Freddy Grisewood BBC Revue Chorus and Orchestra
Conducted by Alan Paul
Production by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: Leslie Baily
Arranged By: Alan Paul
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Andrew Faulds
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Dudley Rolpn
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Unknown: Oliver Burt
Unknown: Eric Phillips
Unknown: Gordon Davies
Unknown: Betty Hardy
Unknown: Margaret Leigh
Turned By: Freddy Grisewood
Conducted By: Alan Paul
Production By: Vernon Harris

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Moira Shearer
(In a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records she would choose to have on a desert Island

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Shearer
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: The Saturday Concert BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

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

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: ATHLETICS

Oxford r. Cambridge
An account by Harold Abrahams of the inter-Varsity sports, illustrated by Rex Alston 's recorded commentaries made earlier this afternoon
From the White City, London

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Rex Alston

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Children of Most Ages
' The Hearth Rug '
A story by William Mayne told by Jo
6.15 ' A Case of Forgeries'
A new adventure of Norman and Henry Bones the boy detectives
Written for Children's Hour by Anthony C . Wilson

Contributors

Story By: William Mayne
Unknown: Henry Bones
Unknown: Anthony C Wilson
Norman Bones: Charles Hawtrey
Henry Bones, his cousin: Patricia Hayes
Miss Wakefield: Winifred Oughton-
Mr Meredith: Richard Williams
Mary Heath: Rosemary Davis
William Stockdale: Lionel Gamlin
Joseph Grayson: Derek Prentice
Mrs Grayson: Ann Codrington
Inspector Martin: Preston Lockwood

: The Weather

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

: TOWN AND COUNTRY

Sports Session
Today's programme include*:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results
Association Football
F.A. Cup Semi-Finals: Blackburn Rovers v. Bolton Wanderers; Manchester United v. Fulham
Football League: A review of today's matches by Clifford Webb
Minor League: Results of matches played by south-eastern clubs in the Athenian. Isthmian. Kent, and South-, ern Leagues Wrf
6.30 app. Rugby Union
A report on the match between the Army and the Royal Air Force at Twickenham, and results of important club games
Athletics
Harold Abrahams reports on the highlights of the match between Oxford and Cambridge Universities at the White City
Comment in Sport by well-known sports personalities
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Matches By: Clifford Webb
Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Margaret Eaves (soprano)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies.
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes Military Twostep: Veleta: Lola Tango; Barn Dance: Glen Mona: Cuckoo Waltz; Gay Paree Onestep

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Soprano: Margaret Eaves
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

John Baird, M.P . gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: John Baird, M.P

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

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

Contributors

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

: Ted Ray rings up the curtain on VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

presenting
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert with Flotsam (B. C. Hilliam )
Dermot Troy , Ronnie Barker
Patricia Hayes , Jack Brymer
Julia Shelley ,Alfred Marks
The George Mitchell Choir
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Continuity and Ted Ray 's sketch by Terry Nation and John Junkin
'Pocket Theatre'
Written by Jack Hulbert
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Unknown: B. C. Hilliam
Unknown: Dermot Troy
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Jack Brymer
Unknown: Julia Shelley
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Conductor: Ted Ray
Unknown: Terry Nation
Unknown: John Junkin
Written By: Jack Hulbert
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents 0"9 Maurice Denham and Brewster Mason in 'MUCH IN EVIDENCE'

The novel by Henry Cecil adapted as a comedy for radio by the author with Ronald Simpson , David Kossoff Denys Blakelock , Monica Grey
Produced by H. B. Fortuin

Contributors

Novel By: Henry Cecil
Unknown: Ronald Simpson
Unknown: David Kossoff
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Monica Grey
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Andrew Brent: Brewster Mason
Mr Richmond: Maurice Denham
Radio announcer: Andrew Sachs
Burglar: Malcolm Hayes
His mate: John Bryning
Miss Clinch: Kathleen Helme
Mr Waite: Robert Sansom
Mr Tewkesbury: Hamilton Dyce
Mr Stanmore: Hugh Manning
Mr Justice Soames: Denys Blakelock
Bank Manager: Lockwood West
Magistrate: John Ruddock
Police Constable: Trevor Martin
Sally: Joan Sanderson
Inspector Howard: John Graham
Vivienne: Monica Grey
Mr Justice Short: Ronald Simpson
Sibyl: Rosamund Greenwood
Mr Brown: David Kossoft

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening prayers conducted by the Rev. R. T. Brooks
Soloist, Cyril Hornby

Contributors

Soloist: Rev. R. T. Brooks
Soloist: Cyril Hornby

: News Summary

followed by late weather forecast for land areas








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