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: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The Very Rev. George Reindorp invites you to meet Six People

Contributors

Unknown: Very Rev. George Reindorp

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS

The Very Rev. George Reindorp invites you to meet Six People

Contributors

Unknown: Very Rev. George Reindorp

: The Weather

Forecast for land areas

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the news

: SCIENCE SURVEY

The Electronic Eye by Pieter Schagen Ph.D. ,

Contributors

Unknown: Pieter Schagen Ph.D.

: HANDEL

Ruth Dyson (harpsichord)
Carl Pini (violin)
Charles Spinks (harpsichord)
Violin and harpsichord:
Sonata in G minor
Harpsichord:
Suite No. 8, in F minor
Violin and harpsichord:
Sonata in D
The last of three programmes including all the Violin Sonatas by Handel

Contributors

Harpsichord: Ruth Dyson
Violin: Carl Pini
Harpsichord: Charles Spinks

: SALVAGE AT SEA

by Captain C. F. Horn
' God bless our shores with many wrecks '-that awful prayer, if indeed it .was ever said, was understandable in a way. But Captain Horn got nothing for the eight bags of dollar bills he fished up from the wreck of Flying Enterprise; they were duds. He talks about rescue operations he carried out as Master of Trinity House Patrol Vessels and about the salvage law that regulates the sailor's only hope of sudden fortune.

Contributors

Unknown: Captain C. F. Horn

: THE DAILY SERVICE

0 worship the King (BBC H.B. 471) New Every Morning, page 7 Psalm 8 (Broadcast Psalter) St. Mark 12. vv. 13-27
Forth in thy name (BBC H.B. 406)

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Marcel Gardner and his Orchestra

: ' I BOUGHT A JALOPY'

by Roderick Wilkinson

Contributors

Unknown: Roderick Wilkinson

: THE EYE-WITNESS

Reports from Britain and overseas

: MUSIC IN THE AIR

A non-stop sequence of melodies played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Albert Marland and his Orchestra
Edward Rubach and Robert Docker (two pianos)
BBC Studio Choir
Conducted by Alan G. Melville
Produced by Travers Thorneloe

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Conductor: Albert Marland
Conducted By: Alan G. Melville
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: The Weather

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

: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield in TAKE IT FROM HERE

with Wallas Eaton
The Keynotes

Contributors

Unknown: Wallas Eaton

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

John Morris
(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: John Morris
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: Saturday Matinee ' MOUTH ORGAN MARATHON'

A radio comedy by Evan Morgan
Production by John Griffiths

Contributors

Comedy By: Evan Morgan
Production By: John Griffiths
Jenny: Madge Jones
Dave: Evan Morgan
Molly: Gwenyth Petty
Ike: Prysor Williams
Josh: D C Mills-Daviea
Will: Emlyn James
Mair: Brenda Gwillim

: MUSIC OF THE MASTERS

played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra (Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: Rugby Union Football WALES v. IRELAND

Sammy Walker and Gilbert Bennett describe play in this afternoon's match at
Cardiff
Arms Park
W. E. N. Davis sums up from time to time

Contributors

Unknown: Sammy Walker
Unknown: Gilbert Bennett

: A PIANO IN WALTZ-TIMB

Gramophone records of Roger Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Williams

: LISTEN ON SATURDAY

A musical programme for children under five
Ann Driver , Marjorie Westbury , and Maurice Bevan include ' One Two Buckle My Shoe ' and some songs and music of the clocks, in a programme introduced by Tim Gudgin

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

For Listeners of All Ages
* Tinker and Tapp Inc. '
A general ' knock-up ' with Fred Fairclough on the one side
Herbert Smith on the other and Doris Gambell in the middle
Script by Muriel Levy
Incidental music written by Ray Martin and Frank Barber and played by a section of the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Produced by Trevor Hill
5.15 For Children of Most Ages
' Alexander Keepeth Watch
A new adventure of Norman and Henry Bones the boy detectives by Anthony C. Wilson
Produced by Josephine Plummer
* Alexander keepeth watch over that which is ours: not near the river ... but -well nigh unto the place of burial; there seek ye.' Who was Alexander? What is that which is ours '? Who are the seekers? Clues may be a dangerous temptation, as Norman and Henry have reason to know!

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Fairclough
Unknown: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Doris Gambell
Script By: Muriel Levy
Written By: Ray Martin
Written By: Frank Barber
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Unknown: Alexander Keepeth Watch
Unknown: Henry Bones
Unknown: Anthony C. Wilson
Produced By: Josephine Plummer
Norman Bones: Charles Hawtrey
Henry Bones, his cousin: Patricia Hayes
Miss Cleveland: Ann Codrington
Sinclair Cleveland, her brother: John Ruddock
Mr Allen: Lionel Gamlin
Mrs Mancroft: Joan Clement Scott
Jim Paget: Jonathan Field
George Elton: Alan Reid
Mr Milford: Deering Wells
Inspector Martin: Preston Lockwood

: The Weather

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

: SPORTS SESSION

Results, reports, and reviews of the day's outstanding events
Today's programme includes:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results
Association Football
A review of the F.A. Cup semi-finals and Football League games and reports on selected matches
Results of matches played by clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian, Kent. and Southern Leagues
6.30 app. Rugby Union
A summary of the match between Wales and Ireland at Cardiff Arms Park and results of important club games
Lawn Tennis
A report on the final day In the Covered Court Championships at Queen's Club
Comment in Sport
Sports personalities express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Introduced By: Jacob de Vries

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
Alfred Swain (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes: Crown Twostep; Progressive Waltz; Lola Tango: Royal Saunter; Valse Martine ; Inspiration Gavotte; Marine Four-step; Valse Cotillion

Contributors

Baritone: Alfred Swain
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden
Unknown: Valse Martine

: THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER

Dingle Foot M.P. , Q.C., gives his impressions of what he heard and saw in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: Dingle Foot M.P.

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

presents
London
Its People and its Visitors
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: Vie Oliver presents VARIETY PLAYHOUSE

and introduces
The BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conducted by Vic Oliver
George Williams
John Cameron
' Jobs I Have Held'
11—' The Butler'
Written by Johnny Speight
Victoria Elliott
' Vic in a Spot '
A mystery puzzle written and introduced by Ernest Dudley in which you are invited to listen to the problems and see if you can spot the clue which Vic Oliver should have seen and which would have prevented him from landing himself in a spot
The George Mitchell Choir
Tony Fayne
Continuity by Carey Edwards
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conducted By: Vic Oliver
Conducted By: George Williams
Conducted By: John Cameron
Written By: Johnny Speight
Written By: Victoria Elliott
Introduced By: Ernest Dudley
Unknown: Vic Oliver
Unknown: Carey Edwards
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston
Lady Knightsbridge: Hermione Baddeley
Butler: Vic Oliver
Himself: Vic Oliver
Actor: Godfrey Kenton
Man: Gabriel Woolf

: Saturday-Night Theatre presents Michael Gough, Marjorie Mars Gladys Henson. James Thomason in 'SETTLED OUT OF COURT'

by Henry Cecil
Adapted by the author from his new book
Produced by H. B. Fortuin

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cecil
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Lonsdale Walsh: Michael Gough
Prison Governor: Richard Williams
Spikey Lee: Frederick Treves
Angela Walsh: Sheila Manahan
Charles Southdown: Ronald Baddiley
The Boss: John Bennett
Mary Broadwater: Sheila Grant
Douglas Broadwater: Anthony Viccars
Mr Justice Halliday: James Thomason
Walter: Jeffrey Segal
Mrs Meadowes: Gladys Henson
Miles Hampton: John Cazabon
Herbert Adams: Trevor Martin
Jo Barnwell: Marjorie Mars
Maid: Eva Stuart
Kenny: John Hollis
Mr Allwinter: Edgar Norfolk
Police Sergeant: Denis Goacher
Doctor: John Boddington

: LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS

Evening Prayers conducted by the Rev. John Elphinstone-Fyffe

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: News Summary

followed' by late weather forecast for land areas

: app. MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by the London Baroque Ensemble'
Conductor, Karl Haas
Suite in D. for wind instruments
(Telemann)
Concerto in G, for flute and strings
(Pergolesi)
(solo flute, Richard Adeney )
Waltz in E flat (Beethoven) on gramophone records

Contributors

Conductor: Karl Haas
Flute: Richard Adeney








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