Australia v. England
From the Cricket Ground at Melbourne
Commentary during the last half-hour of the first day's play
Commentators: Alan McGilvray.
A. G. Moyes , Bernard Kerr and Arthur Gilligan
John Watt introduces your request records
A story, a hymn, and a prayer
Arthur Lord at the organ of the Regal, Kingston-on-Thames
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Conductor, Squire Hallas
Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.
BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, Charles Groves
From the Town Hall, Manchester, by invitation of Manchester Corporation
A programme for children under five
Introduced by Barbara Hunter and including
'Stormont' : Irene Calvert, M.P ., talks about the Northern Ireland Parliament
Margaret Cromey describes her Mfe as the wife of a Presbyterian minister in a country parish
' Colouring Damask ' : Charles Freer introduces recorded interviews with some girls who work in a linen factory
'Quaint Recipes': Do you like old cookery books? Florence Irwin collects them enthusiastically and tells you some of the recipes she has found in them
Irish dance music played by the McCusker Brothers Ceilidhe Band
' Rosabelle ' : short story written and read by Lynn Doyle
Syd Dean and his Band
Robert McKenzie , a Canadian observer, contributes some notes on recent events and introduces a guest speaker who discusses a topical theme. The programme concludes with ' This week's talking-points'
Wynford Reynolds and his Orchestra
Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Jonquil Antony
The music you have asked for introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ
The correspondence column of the air
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader,George Deason )
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet with Pamela Petts. Jack Cooper
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Script by Edward J. Mason
Produced by David H. Godfrey
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Arranged as a serial for broadcasting by R. J. B. Sellar
5—' The Bird of Ill-omen '
Produced by James Crampsey in the BBC s Scottish studios
R. J. B.
James Durie, Master of Ballantrae:
Alison, his wife:
Tunes you have asked us to play
Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by A. G. Street
Sir Steuart Wilson
W. J. Brown
From W. D. and H. oWills
Recreation Hall, Bedminster, Bristol W. J. Brown is a newcomer to * Any Questions? ' A journalist and author, he has taken part in many broadcast programmes, both for sound and television. He established and built up the Civil Service Clerical Association, with which he served for some thirty years. He was Member of Parliament (Independent) for Rugby from 1942 to 1950.
Donald Bruce is a chartered accountant.
From 1945 to 1950 he was Member of Parliament (Labour) for Portsmouth North and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of Health. A member of the Fabian Society, his main interests lie in sociology, economics, and political science. During the war he served with distinction on General Eisenhower's staff.
1951 edition with John Rorke
May Goring Thomas
Gilbert Gordon , Sylvia Robin
Peter Glaze , Clarkson Rose
Chairman, Tod Slaughter
Supported by Billy Howard , Connie Fraser
Harry Loman , Richard Pasquale with the Palace of Varieties Chorus and the BBC Variety Orchestra
Show produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe
by Edward J. Mason
6— 'An Interrupted Chat about Black Magic '
Other parts played by Betty Baskcomb and Roy Dean
Music specially composed by Basil Hempseed
Production by Cleland Finn
de la Torre
Friendly rivalry in song between
Stephen Manton (tenor) and Alfred Swain (baritone) with the New Casino Orchestra
Conducted by Reginald Kilbey
Presented by Edward Nash
by Somerset Maugham
Reader, John Sharp
The end of the story