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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Edmundo Ros

Contributors

Presenter: Edmundo Ros

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: TUNE TIME

Reginald PorterBrown at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Porterbrown

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

John Reynders with his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: John Reynders

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Lesley Wilson

: PERSONALLY PRESENTED

Frank Oantell introduces music for mid-morning played under hds direction by the BBC West of England
Light Orchestra.
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )

Contributors

Introduces: Frank Oantell
Leader: Frederick Lunnon

: MORNING STORY

' Film Star's Double'
Written and read by Frank Renmie

Contributors

Read By: Frank Renmie

: KEN MACKINTOSH

and his Orchestra. with Irene Miller , Kenny Bardell
Gordon Langhom
The Sam Browne Singere

Contributors

Unknown: Irene Miller
Unknown: Kenny Bardell
Unknown: Gordon Langhom
Unknown: Sam Browne Singere

: Concert Hour BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
Nina Milkina. (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser
Piano: Nina Milkina.

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Time-Saving Week
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe and including
' The Letters on my Desk ' : Stella Monk describes one aspect of her job as Director of the Empire Day Movement
' What's Going On ': spotlight on current affairs
' Take Two Eggs in Four Languages,' by Margit Hayek from Vienna, Ruth Hilary from the U.S.A., Molle Naess from Norway, and Jean Conil , Founder of the International Academy of Chefs, from France
Representatives of four countries imagine that they are given two eggs as the basis of a dish for four people and describe the recipe they would choose.
Vanity Fair: Summer Clothes. ' No money to spend so what can be done ? ' Mary Embrey advises
'John Brown's Body' — 13. The story of the American Civil War. Stephen Vincent Benet 's epic poem, adapted for radio by Pamela Frankau and read by Richard Aindey , with Arthur Hill , Peggy Hassard , John Sterland and asides on time saving by Sam Pollock

Contributors

Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Margit Hayek
Unknown: Ruth Hilary
Unknown: Molle Naess
Unknown: Jean Conil
Unknown: Mary Embrey
Unknown: Stephen Vincent Benet
Unknown: Pamela Frankau
Read By: Richard Aindey
Unknown: Arthur Hill
Unknown: Peggy Hassard
Unknown: John Sterland
Unknown: Sam Pollock

: MUSIC FOR THE HOUSEWIFE

Light Music String Ensemble directed by Max Jaffa with Henry GUI (bass-baritone)

Contributors

Directed By: Max Jaffa
Bass-Baritone: Henry Gui

: WHAT ARE WE LIKE?

3-City and Town
John Connell introduces passages from books, poems, and songs which he has selected to shed light on some aspects of the British character and way of life. Today he talks about our great towns, their character and their people

Contributors

Introduces: John Connell

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Roland Peachey and his May Fair Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Roland Peachey

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Lesley Wilson

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all ' in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity '
Today's speaker,
Canon Matthew MeNarney
Introduced by Stuart Hibberd
(Listeners' letters are very welcome. Send them to [address removed])

Contributors

Unknown: Canon Matthew Menarney
Introduced By: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: JACK HELYER

at the BBC theatre organ

: JACK HELYER

at the BBC theatre organ
(Continued)

: MAN ABOUT MUSIC

Piano reflections by Steve Race

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Race

: BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Kemlo Stephen

: JUST FOR FUN

A nonsense programme featuring
Harry Roy and his Band
Max Bacon
The Four Aces
Produced by Glyn Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Roy
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: The Archers

A story of country folk.

: Sport

including cricket close of play scores

: Frankie Howerd in ' FINE GOINGS ON'

with Marjorie Holmea
Wilfred Babbage
Hattie Jacques
The Petersen Brothers
The Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Black
Script by Eric Sykes
Produced by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Holmea
Unknown: Wilfred Babbage
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Conducted By: Stanley Black
Script By: Eric Sykes
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: Kim Peacock and Marjorie Westbury in ' PAUL TEMPLE AND THE JONATHAN MYSTERY'

A serial in eight parts by Francis Durbridge
3—' The Ring'
Other parts played by Leslie Parker ,
Ronald Sidney , and Spencer Hale Production by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Unknown: Francis Durbridge
Played By: Leslie Parker
Played By: Ronald Sidney
Played By: Spencer Hale
Production By: Martyn C. Webster
Paul Temple: Kim Peacock
Steve: Marjorie Westbury
Sir Graham Forbes: Lester Mudditt
Rudolf Charles: Olaf Olsen
Mavis Russell: Rita Vale
Dinah Nelson: Belle Chrystall
Reggie Mackintosh: Duncan McLntyre
Marke Elliot: Martin Lewis
Richard Ferguson: David Peel
Helen Ferguson: Grizelda Hervey

: Music in Miniature

A musical entertainment given by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)
William Primrose (viola)
Manoug Parikian (violin)
Gareth Morris (flute)
Edward Walker (flute)
Norina Semino (cello)
Ernest Lush
(harpsichord and piano)
Arranged by Basil Douglas

Contributors

Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Viola: William Primrose
Flute: Gareth Morris
Flute: Edward Walker
Cello: Norina Semino
Harpsichord: Ernest Lush
Arranged By: Basil Douglas

: WELSH RAREBIT

Empire Day Edition with Guests from the Dominions:
Anona Wine, Bill Kerr
Tommy Reilly , Winifred Atwell and Jean CavaU
Residents:
Gladys Morgan
Edward Byles
Ann Walters
The Voices in Harmony
Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir
(Conductor, Ivor E. Sims )
Winifred Davey and James Moody at the pianos
Welsh Variety Orchestra (Leader, Morgan Lloyd)
Introduced by Alun Williams
Conducted and produced by Mai Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Unknown: Winifred Atwell
Conductor: Ivor E. Sims
Conductor: Winifred Davey
Conductor: James Moody
Introduced By: Alun Williams
Produced By: Mai Jones

: BBC DANCING CLUB

You are invited to join Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra. During this programme of music for dancing there is another simple lesson by Victor Silvester
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester
Unknown: Victor Silvester
Produced By: David Miller

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

'Kim' by Rudyard Kipling
Reader, Valentine Dyall
14—' The Woman of Shamlegh'

: MOONLIGHT LULLABY

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

Contributors

Unknown: John Howlett








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