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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Bill Gates

Contributors

Presenter: Bill Gates

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: RHYTHM ROUND THE WORLD

Henry Croudson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Croudson

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Robin Richmond Trio

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richmond Trio

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Jonquil Antony

: GOVAN BURGH BAND

Conductor, Gregor J. Grant

Contributors

Conductor: Gregor J. Grant

: MORNING STORY

'Poetic Silence' by Vernon Scannell
Told by Megan Latimer

Contributors

Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Told By: Megan Latimer

: DUDLEY SAVAGE

at the BBC theatre organ

: Concert Hour BBC OPERA ORCHESTRA

(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Stanford Robinson

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson and including
'The Week-end Shopping Basket': Ruth Drew gives listeners in the south of England an idea of what is to be bought just now
' Prices and Problems': the fifth of a series of conversations between William Pickles and housewives about some of the difficulties of budgeting for a family
' Thinking Day': today has a special significance for Girl Guides throughout the world. Lady StrathedenCampbell, Chief Commissioner Imperial Headquarters, explains what Thinking Day means
Hobbies for Winter Evenings. 6—' Making Jewellery,' by Barbara Sedgwick
' The King's Son': an Irish fairy tale, told by Robert Gibbings
Serial: The Encircled Heart' by Josephine Elder. Read by Sonia Dresdel

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Ruth Drew
Unknown: William Pickles
Unknown: Barbara Sedgwick
Told By: Robert Gibbings
Unknown: Josephine Elder.
Read By: Sonia Dresdel

: JACK PARNELL

and his Music Makers with Jimmy Branch

: BACKGROUND TO THE NEWS S

A weekly programme dealing with important world events
Ran- Materials and Defence Production
A programme describing how a Centurion tank undergoes its final tests, what raw materials are needed to produce this giant, and where they have to come from.

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Sidney Davey and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Davey

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

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

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: AT YOUR REQUEST

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: MUSIC AT TEATIME

Reginald King and his Salon Orchestra with Harry Dawson (tenor)

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald King
Tenor: Harry Dawson

: BAND CALL

BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet with Dinah Kaye and Newton Goodson
Introduced by John Webster

Contributors

Leader: George Deason
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Dinah Kaye
Introduced By: John Webster

: The Younger Generation QUESTION TIME

at Wolverhampton
Members of the Whitmore and Claregate Youth Clubs ask the questions, and Ivna Gavin-Fuller , Irene Vinnicombe , Pedr Davies , and Robin Hodgson give the answers
In the chair, Jack Longland

Contributors

Unknown: Ivna Gavin-Fuller
Unknown: Irene Vinnicombe
Unknown: Pedr Davies
Unknown: Robin Hodgson
Unknown: Jack Longland

: 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

: Sport

Raymond Glendenning on tomorrow's fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Glendenning

: ONE MINUTE, PLEASE

Introduced by Roy Plomley
The Ladies:
Patricia Burke Margot Holden
Anona Winn v. the Gentlemen:
Gerard Hoffnung
Kenneth Home
Reginald Purdell
The Jury
Three advertising specialists
Devised and produced by Ian C. Messiter

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Patricia Burke
Unknown: Margot Holden
Unknown: Anona Winn
Produced By: Ian C. Messiter

: Palace of Varieties

(1952 edition) with Paddie O'Neil
Charles Penrose , Hilda Meacham
Stuart Gilmour , Jean Kennedy
Holt and Maurice
Chairman, Rob Currie supported by Billy Howard with the Palace of Varieties Chorus and the BBC Variety Orchestra
Script by Harry Loman
Produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe

Contributors

Unknown: Paddie O'Neil
Unknown: Charles Penrose
Unknown: Hilda Meacham
Unknown: Stuart Gilmour
Unknown: Jean Kennedy
Unknown: Rob Currie
Unknown: Billy Howard
Script By: Harry Loman
Conducted By: Ernest Longstaffe

: ANY QUESTIONS?

Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by Ralph Wightman
J. Bronowski
John Paul
Victor Mishcon
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
From Filton, Bristol
Produced by Nicholas Crocker
John Paul , a newcomer to ' Any Questions? ', was the Conservative candidate for the Test Division of Southampton in the General Election last year. He is a business executive and was on the staff of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company for fifteen years. He is a member of the National Executive Committee of the Conservative Party.
(Continued in next column)
Victor Mishcon , also a newcomer to the programme, was the Labour Parliamenta y candidate in Bath last October. He is a solicitor and has been Chairman of the Public Control Committee of the London County Council since 1947. During 1950 he toured the U.S.A. and Canada, lecturing and broadcasting on the Festival of Britain and the British way of life.

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: J. Bronowski
Unknown: John Paul
Unknown: Victor Mishcon
Produced By: Nicholas Crocker
Produced By: John Paul
Unknown: Victor Mishcon

: GERALDO

and his Orchestra featuring a programme of non-vocal melodies in which the instruments speak for themselves

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' Juan in America ' by Eric Linklater
Reader, John Glen
2 — ' Juan Learns
About Beer-Barons '

Contributors

Reader: Eric Linklater
Reader: John Glen

: THE CASINO ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Reginald Kilbey

Contributors

Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey








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