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: Housewives' Choice

Gilbert Harding introduces your request records

Contributors

Presenter: Gilbert Harding

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: Let Yourself Go

Harold Smart at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Organist: Harold Smart

: Music While You Work

Metropolitan Police Central Band
Conducted by Mr. Roger Barsotti
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Mr. Roger Barsotti

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Lesley Wilson

: MORNING STORY

' My Grandmother's Crystal' by James Pattison
Read by Ivan Samson

Contributors

Unknown: James Pattison
Read By: Ivan Samson

: BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, Charles Groves

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: Charles Groves

: FIFTH TEST MATCH

England v. South Africa
Fourth Day
Commentaries throughout the day by Rex Alston , John Arlott , Charles Fortune , and Alf Gover
From the Oval

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Charles Fortune
Unknown: Alf Gover

: HULLO THERE!

A summer holiday magazine
Edited and produced by Lionel Gamlin
Young Visitors' Book
Opened by Rose-Mary Sands
Holiday Task
A regional battle of wits between young holiday-makers in different parts of the country
Round 2: East v. West
Eastern Quiz-Master, Philip Garston-Jones
Western Quiz-Master,
Norman Creek
Final Round: Friday, September 14
Test Match Telegram
Rex Alston gives you the latest news from the Fifth Test Match between England and South Africa at the Oval

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Garston-Jones
Unknown: Norman Creek
Unknown: Rex Alston

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories, and music
Julia Lang. Daphne Oxenford , and Catherine Edwards are three names that have endeared themselves to thousands of under-fives. For the past twenty months these three eagerly-awaited microphone friends have taken it in turn to bring them their daily story and to introduce their nursery rhymes, and now Junior Lamb , Dappy Oxen , and Captaleen Edwards are to be joined by a fourth. Catherine Edwards will introduce her to our listeners on Friday of this week, and next week Dorothy Smitlh will embark . upon her tirst month of storytelling. We are sure she will quickly be as warmly welcomed as her colleagues-as for what her young audience will make of her name, we shall have to wait and seel
What sort of a clock is a dandelion clock'? And how does it tell you the time? Perhaps mothers will help us here by making sure that their children know the answers to these questions, for they are answers that they need to know if they are fully to understand and appreciate the story for this coming Thursday, Leslie Barnard's seasonable tale called ' The One
O'Clock Dandelion.'
Elizabeth A. Taylor

Contributors

Unknown: Julia Lang.
Unknown: Daphne Oxenford
Unknown: Catherine Edwards
Unknown: Junior Lamb
Unknown: Dappy Oxen
Unknown: Captaleen Edwards
Unknown: Elizabeth A. Taylor

: TUNES FOR EVERYBODY

' BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begtoie )
Conducted by John Hopkins

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begtoie
Conducted By: John Hopkins

: FIFTH TEST MATCH

England v. South Africa
Further commentaries

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Eddie Carroll at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Eddie Carroll

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Tommy Kinsman and his Dance Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Kinsman

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Lesley Wilson
To be repeated tomorrow at 11.0 a.m.
Last Saturday Bob should have gone on holiday but on Friday evening Michael telephoned to say his senior partner had suddenly been taken ill and the trip to France would have to be cancelled. Bob was very disappointed and mooned around the house getting in everyone's way. Alec came . to lunch and suggested Bob should accompany him to Brighton for a couple of days. Alec paying all the expenses as it was a business trip. Alec had his business appointment in the evening but promised to be back by nine. At ten he still had not returned. The next morning at breakfast he was most crestfallen and admitted he had been playing poker the night before and lost every penny, with the result that Bob had to pay the hotel bill. Dr. Dale met an old friend who was looking for someone to manage the floral department in a big store in Oxford Street. Dr. and Mrs. Dale thought Sally should try for the position, so Sally rang Mr. Morris and arranged to lunch with him on Friday.
Principal characters this week:

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Gwen Dale: Berylcalder
Bob Dale: Derek Hart
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Salliy Lane: Thelma Hughes
Mrs Mongan: Grace Allardyce
Michael Fanshawe: John Witty
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells
David Owen: Frank Partington
Gerdia Thornton-: Mary Ward
Monument: Charles Lamb
Alec Dale: Stuart Nichol
Mr Morris: Lawrence Baskcomb
Hotel clerk: Alexander Davion
A waiter: Leslie Parker
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidtgey

: Monday Matinee Mary Ellis with Mary Morris and Clive Morton in 'IF THIS BE ERROR'

by Rachel Grieve
Adapted by Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced by Norman Wright

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Grieve
Adapted By: Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced By: Norman Wright
Dr David Moore: Clive Morton
Caroline Moore: Mary Ellis
Mrs Mack: Ella Milne
Nina Moore: Mary Morris
Barbara Moore: Ibe-Ryil Ca!de>r
CharlesMoore: David Peel
Nick Grant: Richard Hurndall

: Monday Matinee ' IF THIS BE ERROR'

by Rachel Grieve
(Continued)

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Grieve

: FIFTH TEST MATCH

England v. South Africa
Further commentaries, with a summary at 6.30 by Alf Gover , former Surrey and England bowler

Contributors

Unknown: Alf Gover

: RAY MARTIN

and his Orchestra on gramophone records

: The Archers

Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.

Contributors

Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane Daniel Archer, the farmer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer, his wife: Gwen Berryman
Philip Archer, their younger son: Norman Painting
Christine Archer, their daughter: Pamela Mant
Jack Archer, their elder son: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer, his wife: June Spencer
Mr Fairbrother, a wealthy farmer: Leslie Bowmar
Grace Fairbrother, his daughter: Monica Grey
Walter Gabriel, Dan's neighbour: Robert Mawdesley
Simon, the farm worker: Eddie Robinson
Bill Slater, Peggy's cousin: John Franklyn
Mrs Perkins, Peggy's mother: Pauline Seville

: Sport

including cricket close of play scores

: FAMILY FAVOURITES

Tunes you have asked us to play

: CARROLL LEVIS AND HIS DISCOVERIES

A programme featuring unknown British artists
Sylvia Hunt of Rotherham
Jack Cragg of Skegness
Pat and Della Young of Hitchin The Five MacDoodles of Sheffield
Peter Monks of Dublin Beryl Barter of London
Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
Introduced by Carroll Levis
Production by John Foreman

Contributors

Introduced By: Carroll Levis
Production By: John Foreman

: Peter Bathurst in ' UNDER THE RED ROBE '

by Stanley J. Weyman
Adapted for broadcasting as a serial in six parts by David Stringer
2—' The Chateau In the Wood '
Other parts by Geoffrey Barrie , Roger Delgado , and Patrick Troughton
Production by Ayton Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley J. Weyman
Unknown: David Stringer
Unknown: Geoffrey Barrie
Unknown: Roger Delgado
Unknown: Patrick Troughton
Production By: Ayton Whitaker
Oils de Berault: Peter Bathurst
Mademoiselle de Cocheforet: Jeanette Tregarthen
Louis: Harry Hutchinson
Madame de Cocheforet: Catherine Salkeld
Henri: Harold Young

: Tony Fayne and David Evans introduce STARLIGHT HOUR

starring Alfred Marks
Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra
The Radio Revellers
Beryl Reid
Harry Dawson
Winifred Atwell
Script by Sid Colin
Produced by Ronnie Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Peter Yorke
Script By: Sid Colin
Produced By: Ronnie Hill

: TELLERS OF TALES

Compton Mackenzie tells his story
'The Ragpicker's Cat'
An anecdote selected by the author from his novel ' Our Street'

Contributors

Unknown: Compton MacKenzie

: FIFTH TEST MATCH

England v. South Africa
Summary by Charles Fortune of the fourth day's play

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Fortune

: TONIGHT WE DANCE

Eric Winstone and his Orchestra
From Butlin's Holiday Camp, Pwllheli

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Winstone

: Lou Preager

and his Orchestra
From Hammersmith Paiais, London

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

‘ The Consul at Sunset' by Gerald Hanley
Reader, Colin Gordon
6— ‘ Her Bronze Softness

Contributors

Reader: Colin Gordon

: Music Tapestry

The Spa Orchestra directed by Tom Jenkins with Marguerite Wolff (piano)

Contributors

Directed By: Tom Jenkins
Piano: Marguerite Wolff








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