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Johnny Dends and his Ranchers with Fred Yule , Graham Bailey and the Cactus Kids
Script by David Climie Produced by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Johnny Dends
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Graham Bailey
Script By: David Climie
Produced By: Glyn Jones


Larry Macari 's Music with Elsie Monks at the organ and Rosa


Unknown: Larry MacAri
Unknown: Elsie Monks
Unknown: Rosa


Gordon Parfitt
Meryl Waite
Vivian Joseph
The Strings in Harmony
The Silver Chords Choir
Musical arrangements and production by Mai Jones


Unknown: Gordon Parfitt
Unknown: Meryl Waite
Unknown: Vivian Joseph
Production By: Mai Jones


The combined
Stoll Theatres' Orchestra
(by permission of Prince Littler) under the direction of Reginald Burston with Winifred Davey
Introduced by Peter Watson Arranged by Michael North


Unknown: Winifred Davey
Introduced By: Peter Watson
Arranged By: Michael North

: Wilfred Pickles in 'HAVE A GO!'

visits Downpatrick, Co. Down


Lee Lawrence
Patricia Rosaborough and Felton Rapley at the BBC theatre organ


Unknown: Lee Lawrence
Unknown: Patricia Rosaborough
Unknown: Felton Rapley

: People's Service

From St. Paul's Parish Church, Leith, Edinburgh.
Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. David R. Easton

One of the most important things in life is the need to feel that you, as an individual, matter. But the times we are living in make this difficult to believe. The good news brought by Jesus Christ is that every single one of us has infinite value to God, and that in his scheme of things each of us has a place to fill and a job to do. It is you God wants.


Service conducted by: The Rev. David R. Easton

: Mantovani invites you to TAKE YOUR CHOICE

in a programme of music and song from concert hall, theatre, screen, and Latin - America played by Mantovani's three orchestras with Maria Perilli and Brian Lawrance


Unknown: Maria Perilli
Unknown: Brian Lawrance


From London, the tunes you have asked us to play. From Germany, the tunes that make them think of you
In London, Jean Metcalfe
In Hamburg,
Christopher Howland


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Christopher Howland

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

with Alan Breeze Doreen Stephens


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Doreen Stephens


Romantic melodies from sunny lands sung by Carmen del Rio , Bennett Fynn with Jean Pougnet (violin)
Alan Paul (piano)
The Freddie PhiUips Trio


Sung By: Carmen Del Rio
Sung By: Bennett Fynn
Violin: Jean Pougnet
Piano: Alan Paul

: Richard Dimblcby comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC mobile recording unit to interview ten men and women of the county of Rutland and invite them to choose their favourite music
Produced by Bernard Lyons


Produced By: Bernard Lyons

: John Watt introduces SONGS FROM THE SHOWS

Melodies from Theatreland over the years
Singers :
Eve Becke, John Hanson Helen Clare , Jack Cooper and the Grosvenor Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Rae Jenkins Produced by Michael North


Unknown: John Hanson
Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Jack Cooper
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins
Produced By: Michael North


The best of today's popular songs played by Stanley Black and the Augmented Dance Orchestra sung by Diana Ooupland
Marie Benson , Dick James and the Stargazers
Introduced by Cliff Mlchelmore
Producer, Johnnie Stewart


Played By: Stanley Black
Sung By: Diana Ooupland
Sung By: Marie Benson
Sung By: Dick James
Introduced By: Cliff Mlchelmore
Unknown: Johnnie Stewart


London v. Scotland: Round 5
Fifth of eight contests between & resident team in London and a challenging team in Scotland
Denis Brogan , Hubert Phillips
Lionel Hale Scotland :
James Fergusson , Jack House Quiz-Master, Gilbert Harding


Unknown: Denis Brogan
Unknown: Hubert Phillips
Unknown: Lionel Hale Scotland
Unknown: James Fergusson
Unknown: Jack House
Unknown: Gilbert Harding


Listen to Ronnie Ronalde
The Voice of Variety accompanied by Steffani and his Orchestra and join in and sing with The Georgian Singers and a London audience
At the pianos:
Jimmy Bailey and Roma Clarke
Singing conducted and show produced by Glyn Jonea


Unknown: Ronnie Ronalde
Accompanied By: Steffani
Pianos: Jimmy Bailey
Pianos: Roma Clarke
Produced By: Glyn Jonea

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week

: Ivor Novello and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies in 'MADAME CLARA'

A musical biography of Clara Novello-Davies and her
Royal Welsh Ladies' Choir
Helen HiH (soprano)
Zoe Cresswell (soprano)
. Eiddwen Griffiths (contralto)
John Morgan (baritone)
Bruce Dargavel (bass-baritone)
Penarth Ladies' Choir
( Chorus-Master,
Hubert C. Williams )
Morriston Orpheus Choir
(Chorus-Master, Ivor E. Sims )
Dowlais United Choir
(Chorus-Master, D. T. Davies )
Melingnimth Works Band
(Band-Master, T. J. Powell )
BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conductor, Mansel Thomas with Noel Johnson , Deryck Guyler
Jacqueline Thompson , Barry Faiber
Leslie Bradley , Madge Jones
Harriet Lewis , Norman Wynne
Peter Coke , John McLaren Jane Fergus , Sarah Leigh
Script by Dorothy Worsley
Music arranged by Id Pis Lewis
Production by Eliwyn Evans


Unknown: Clara Novello-Davies
Soprano: Helen Hih
Soprano: Zoe Cresswell
Contralto: Eiddwen Griffiths
Baritone: John Morgan
Bass-Baritone: Bruce Dargavel
Chorus-Master: Hubert C. Williams
Chorus-Master: Ivor E. Sims
Chorus-Master: D. T. Davies
Unknown: T. J. Powell
Conductor: Mansel Thomas
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Jacqueline Thompson
Unknown: Barry Faiber
Unknown: Leslie Bradley
Unknown: Madge Jones
Unknown: Harriet Lewis
Unknown: Norman Wynne
Unknown: Peter Coke
Unknown: John McLaren
Unknown: Jane Fergus
Unknown: Sarah Leigh
Script By: Dorothy Worsley
Arranged By: Id Pis
Production By: Eliwyn Evans
Storyteller: Ivor Novello
Clara: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
David: Ivor Noveho
Clara's grandfather: Meredith Edwards
Clara's mother: Aileen Neediham


with Derek Roy
Sylvia Marriott and Douglas Taylor
Michael Howard
The Svend Asmussen Quintet
Al Read
Bobby Kimber
Jimmy Young
CHffond Stanton
Jackie Allen and Barbara
Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
Produced by Bryan Sears


Unknown: Derek Roy
Unknown: Sylvia Marriott
Unknown: Douglas Taylor
Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Bobby Kimber
Unknown: Jimmy Young
Unknown: Chffond Stanton
Unknown: Jackie Allen
Unknown: Barbara
Unknown: Billy Ternent
Produced By: Bryan Sears


Christian hymns, their music and their meandng
0 Lord of life. thy quickening vote*
(M.H.B. 930)
Life of ages. richly poured (S.P. 559) Thou art my life (S.P. 670)
How sweet the name of Jesus sound4
(C.H. 419)


Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ The day is past and over


Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Moonlight on the Alster

A programme of light music from Hamburg by the BFN Theatre Orchestra
Conductor, Milo Karatsch


Conductor: Milo Karatsch

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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