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: SECOND TEST MATCH

Australia v. England from the Cricket Ground at Melbourne
Commentary during the last half-hour of the last day's play
Commentators:
Alan McGilvray
Victor Richardson
A. G. Moyes and Bernard Kerr

Contributors

Unknown: Alan McGilvray
Unknown: Victor Richardson
Unknown: A. G. Moyes
Unknown: Bernard Kerr

: Housewives' Choice

Sam Heppner introduces your request records

Contributors

Presenter: Sam Heppner

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: RHYTHMIC REVEL

John Madln at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: John Madln

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Frank Baron and his Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Baron

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Lesley Wilson

: SCOTTISH C.W.S. BAND

Conductor, George Hawkins

Contributors

Conductor: George Hawkins

: MORNING STORY

' First Foot'
Written and read by Hilton Brown

Contributors

Read By: Hilton Brown

: RAY MARTIN

and his Orchestra

: HULLO THERE!

A Christmas holiday programme
Edited and produced by Lionel Gamldn
Free Passport to
Pimlico Paul Dehn looks back on his year's work as film critic for a national newspaper, and tells about some of the snags of getting into cinemas for nothing
Duty Call
You are invited to accompany a BBC mobile recording unit on another holiday exploration
This week : Belgrave Hospital for Children London

Contributors

Produced By: Lionel Gamldn
Unknown: Pimlico Paul Dehn

: Concert Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Charles Groves
Ronald Smith (piano)

Contributors

Conductor: Charles Groves
Piano: Ronald Smith

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by Mary Hill
' New Year Greetings from the Farm,' by Eddth Nelder
' So You Marry and Live Happily Ever After? ' Nontando Jaibavu describes the views of a polygamous African wife on her monogamous European sister's lot
' Four Brave Husbands': Macdonald Hastings , Jon FarreU , W. P. Matthew , and George Mitchell give some masculine answers to feminine questions
Story: ' Christmas Morning.' Written and read by Frank O'Connor.

Contributors

Introduced By: Mary Hill
Unknown: Eddth Nelder
Unknown: Nontando Jaibavu
Unknown: MacDonald Hastings
Unknown: Jon Farreu
Unknown: W. P. Matthew
Unknown: George Mitchell
Read By: Frank O'Connor.

: GERALDO

and his Orchestra

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Richard Crean Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Crean Orchestra

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Lesley Wilson

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: AT YOUR REQUEST

The music you have asked for introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: COME TO THE CIRCUS

The sawdust ring on gramophone records
Presented by Philip Slessor

Contributors

Presented By: Philip Slessor

: Footlight Favourites

BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conductor, Rae Jenkins with Eric Whitley (tenor)

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Tenor: Eric Whitley

: The Younger Generation presents Eric Portman in 'THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON'

A new radio version by John Keir Cross
Written as a serial in four parts
Part 1
Story presented by Wallace Geoffrey
Concertina player, Alf Edwards Production by Ayton Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown: John Keir Cross
Presented By: Wallace Geoffrey
Unknown: Alf Edwards
Production By: Ayton Whitaker
Father Robinson: Eric Portman
Mother Robinson: Dorothy Smith
Fritz: Peter Scott
Ernest: Theo Bryan
Jack: Paul Medland
Francis: William Strange
Ship's captain: Duncan McIntyre
Helmsman: Eric Anderson

: Raymond Glendenning

on tomorrow's fixtures

: Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss in ' JIMMY AND BEN '

with Harold Berens , Leon Cortez
Miriam Karlin , Eric Phillips
Stephen Jack , Arthur Haynes
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Femoulhet
Script by Ronnie Hanbury Production by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Berens
Unknown: Leon Cortez
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Unknown: Eric Phillips
Unknown: Stephen Jack
Unknown: Arthur Haynes
Conducted By: Paul Femoulhet
Script By: Ronnie Hanbury
Production By: George Inns

: Howard Marion-Crawford and James McKcchnie in ' SORRELL AND SON'

by Warwick Deeping Dramatised for radio as a serial by John Watt
Part7
Music specially composed by Henry Reed and played by a section of the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Rae Jenkins
Produced by.Ayton Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown: Warwick Deeping
Unknown: John Watt
Composed By: Henry Reed
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins
Produced By: Ayton Whitaker
Thomas Roland: James McKechnie
Stephen Sorrell: Howard Marion-Crawford
Kit Sorrell: Alastair Duncan
Mary Jewett: Patricia Kennedy
Porter (Hodges): Stanley Groome
Holmes: Eric Anderson
Cherry Roland: Marjorie Westbury
Simon Orange: Colin Gordon
Maid: Denise Bryer
Maurice Pentreath: Roger Snowdon
Perdita Pentreath: Margaret Vines
Chauffeur: Ronald Sidney
Sir Ormsby Gaunt: Martin Lewis

: FAMILY FAVOURITES

Tunes you have asked us to play

: ANY QUESTIONS?

Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by A. G. Street
Graham Hutton
Julian Huxley , D.sc.
Lewis Hastings
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
From the Den Pavilion, Teignmouth
Produced by Nicholas Crocker

Contributors

Unknown: A. G. Street
Unknown: Graham Hutton
Unknown: Julian Huxley
Unknown: Lewis Hastings
Unknown: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Nicholas Crocker

: HAPPY HOE-DOWN

Calling all square dancers
Come in neighbours and take your chairs.
Tonight's the night for calling squares, Take your partner by the hand
And dance to the music of Cardew's
Band
Music by Phil Cardew 's Cornhuskers with The Maple Leaf Four
The Tanner Sisters and the Hoedowners
Caller, David Miller

Contributors

Music By: Phil Cardew
Unknown: David Miller

: RHYTHM RENDEZVOUS

The Danny Levan Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Danny Levan

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Songs from the Far North-
Eddy Reed 's selection from the ballads of Robert Service includes
' The Cremation of Sam McGee '

Contributors

Unknown: Eddy Reed
Unknown: Sam McGee

: MOONLIGHT LULLABY

John Howlett at the organ of the Odeon, Leicester Square, London

Contributors

Unknown: John Howlett








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