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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews

Contributors

Presenter: Eamonn Andrews

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: EVERYTHING'S IN RHYTHM

William Davies at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: William Davies

: Music While You Work

Band of the Coldstream Guards
Conducted by Captain Douglas A. Pope
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain Douglas A. Pope

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Jonquil Antony

: MORNING STORY

' This One's on Me ' by J. A. Saunders
Read by Stuart Latham

Contributors

Unknown: J. A. Saunders
Read By: Stuart Latham

: THE JOHNNY DANKWORTH SEVEN

with Cleo Laine

Contributors

Unknown: Cleo Laine

: SING IT AGAIN

A song-a-minute selection of popular melodies old and new sung by Edmund Hockridge
Carole Carr , Louise Traill
Johnnie Webb , Marie Benson and the Song Pedlars with instrumental accompaniment
Producer, Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Sung By: Edmund Hockridge
Sung By: Carole Carr
Sung By: Louise Traill
Unknown: Johnnie Webb
Unknown: Marie Benson
Unknown: Johnnie Stewart

: VARIETY AHOY!

with Jack Warner
Betty Driver , Beryl Reid and the Malcolm Mitchell Trio
At the organ, HaroM Smart At the piano. James Moody Presented by John Foreman
Recorded on board
H.M.S. Stinger off Chatham

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Warner
Unknown: Betty Driver
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Malcolm Mitchell
Presented By: John Foreman

: OUT OF THE MAYERL BAG

The Billy Mayerl Rhythm Ensemble

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Mayerl

: HULLO THERE!

A summer holiday magazine
Edited and produced by Lionel Gamlin
'I laughed till I cried!'
Eric Gillett talks about some of his favourite comic authors
Off the Record
Tony Bristow explains some of the mysteries of BBC ' Effects,' and Derek Keirnan does his best to ask all the right questions

Contributors

Produced By: Lionel Gamlin
Talks: Eric Gillett
Unknown: Tony Bristow
Unknown: Derek Keirnan

: Listen with Mother

A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories, and music
'Is she coming while they play the music?' ask some of our under-fives. 'They wonder,' writes the mother of a family of small listeners to one of our storytellers, 'they wonder where you go when you say goodbye - do you catch a bus or train or go in a car? David is drawing you a bus.' Many children speculate thus about their 'story ladies.' They are on the look-out, too, for evidence: 'We listen every day after you have said "Goodbye until tomorrow" for your shoes to walk away, but you must go very quietly because we never hear you.' And sometimes, as with Peter, evidence is found: 'Peter says you are walking away down the path, and he can sometimes hear the gate close.' What tale will their storyteller have told this week before, each day, she creeps away, shuts the gate and boards her bus, train, or car) Today, 'Johnny and his Rainbow Bubbles,' by Catherine Morris, and on the following days: 'The Little Train's Big Day,' by A.F. Clement, 'The Little Green Gate,' by Amy Smith, and two stories of Lulupet and Toffee, by Jane Alan
(Elizabeth A. Taylor)

: TUNES FOR EVERYBODY

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

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: John Hopkins

: MUSIC FOR THE HOUSEWIFE

Arthur Birkby and his Octet with Roland Robson (baritone)

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Birkby
Baritone: Roland Robson

: PLAIN ENGLISH

The Rules of the Game
3-' You and I and the Gatepost Geoffrey Earle illustrates the function and use of pronouns and the question of prepositions and cases-how to decide between ' I ' and ' me ' with Janet Morrison as Mrs. Malagram

Contributors

Unknown: Gatepost Geoffrey Earle
Unknown: Janet Morrison

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

George Scott-Wood and his Accordion Band

Contributors

Unknown: George Scott-Wood

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony
To be repeated tomorrow at 11.0 a.m.
Last week Mr. Owen and Dr. Dale both agreed to David and Gwen marrying on Gwen's birthday. Mrs. Owen and Jenny arrived unexpectedly because Mr. Fulton offered to pay for Jenny's stage training. Mrs. Dale was annoyed because she didn't want Gwen to be worried by Jenny. However, Sally surprised everyone by saying Jenny could live with her in October. On her way from selling the dress she had bought to wear at the ball she was going to with Michael, Gwen met him. He annoyed her by his self-satisfied air and she told him what she had really felt about him. Michael was annoyed and waylaid David in an attempt to make
(Continued in next column) trouble, but his efforts were treated very casually by them both.
Principal characters this week:

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Gwen Dale: Beryl Calder
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Sally Lane: Thelma Hughes
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Miss Kendrick: Marjorie Gresley
David Owen: Frank Partington
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Alec Dale: Stuart Nichol
Mrs Mountford: Vivienne Chatterton
Mrs Mustoe: Ella Milne
Mr O'Gorman: Gordon McLeod
Rita Andrews: Irene Prador
A woman: Evelyn Moore
Maggs: Charles Leno
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells

: Monday Matinee ' TE9S OF THE D'URBERVILLES '

A play'by Ronald Gow based on Thomas Hardy 's novel
Adaipted and prod'uced by Owen Reed in the BBC's West of England studios

Contributors

Play By: Ronald Gow
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Owen Reed
A woman: Nell Oxley
Jonathan Kail: Jan Stewer
Angel Clare: Donald Eccles
Tess: Alleen Mills
Mrs Durbeyfleld: Vivienne Chatterton
Lizalu: Margaret Owen
Alec D'Urberville: Bryan Coleman
Mrs Brooks: Winifred Oughton
A porter: Douglas Horner
A man: Victor Fawkes

: ERIC SPRUCE

at the BBC theatre organ

: OSCAR RABIN

and his Band with David Ede
Marjorie Daw , Dennis Hale and the David Ede Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: David Ede
Unknown: Marjorie Daw
Unknown: Dennis Hale
Unknown: David Ede

: The Archers

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

Contributors

Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane Daniel Archer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer, his wife: Gwen Berryman
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Christine Archer: Pamela Mant
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer, his wife: June Spencer
Mr Fairbrother: Leslie Bowmar
Grace Fairbrother: Monica Grey
Walter Gabriel: Robert Mawdesley
Simon: Eddie Robinson
Bill Slater: John Franklyn
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville

: CARROLL LEVIS AND HIS DISCOVERIES

A programme featuring unknown British artists
Megan Richards and George Sharland of Caerphilly
John L. Roberts of Flint
Bill Jackson of Barrow-in-Furness
Desmond Harrison of Blackpool
Graham Taylor of Manchester Dorothy Metcalfe of Blackpool
Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
Introduced by Carroll Levis
Production by John Foreman

Contributors

Artists: Megan Richards
Artists: George Sharland
Unknown: John L. Roberts
Unknown: Bill Jackson
Unknown: Desmond Harrison
Unknown: Graham Taylor
Unknown: Dorothy Metcalfe
Introduced By: Carroll Levis
Production By: John Foreman

: Peter Bathurst in ' UNDER THE RED ROBE '

by Stanley J. Weyman
Adapted for broadcasting in six partis by David Stringer
5 — ̒ The Arrest'
Production by Ayton Whitaker
Gils de Berault and the lieutenant have told Mademoiselle de Cocheforet about the death of her servant Clon. The lieutenant has threatened to disclose that de Berault is deceiving her and is in the pay of Cardinal Richelieu.

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley J. Weyman
Unknown: David Stringer
Production By: Ayton Whitaker
Gils de Berault: Peter Bathurst
Mademoiselle de Cocheforet: Jeanette Tregarthen
Lieutenant: Kenneth Connor
Antonio: Roger Delgado
M de Cocheforet: John Turnbuu
Mme de Cocheforet: Catherine Salkeld
Louis: Harry Hutchinson

: 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
Ronald Wolfe and Norman Jewison
Produced by Ronnie Hill

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Peter Yorke
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Harry Dawson
Unknown: Winifred Atwell
Script By: Sid Colin
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Script By: Norman Jewison
Produced By: Ronnie Hill

: THE ANDREWS SISTERS

(Patty, Maxene, and Laverne) in ' Apple-Blossom Time.' with the City of Glasgow Police Pipe Band
Pipei-Major, John MacDonald
The Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Black
Programme introduced by Philip Slessor
Production by Ronnie Hill

Contributors

Unknown: John MacDonald
Conducted By: Stanley Black
Introduced By: Philip Slessor
Production By: Ronnie Hill

: TELLERS OF TALES

Esther McCracken tells her story
' Unstable Companion'
In the South, Esther McCracken is better known as a playwright than as a broadcaster, but her voice is familiar to listeners in the North as the introducer of ' Wot Cheor, Geordiel ' The title of her story leads one to think of horses, but, in fact, it is about a much smaller member of the animal kingdom.
(. Postponed from July 30)

Contributors

Unknown: Esther McCracken
Unknown: Esther McCracken

: TED HEATH

and his Music with Lita Roza
Dickie Valentine and Dennis Lotia

Contributors

Unknown: Lita Roza
Unknown: Dickie Valentine
Unknown: Dennis Lotia

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

* Witchwood ' by John Buchan
Abridged in fifteen parts Reader, Moultrie Kelsall
6 ̶ ̒ Before the Storm '

Contributors

Unknown: John Buchan
Reader: Moultrie Kelsall

: 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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