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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by John Ellison

Contributors

Presenter: John Ellison

: 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

Troise and his Banjoliers

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Joan Carr-Jones

: SECOND TEST MATCH

England v. India
A description of the scene and discussion of prospects between Rex Alston and E. W. Swantcn , followed by a commentary by John Arlott on the opening overs
From Lord's

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: E. W. Swantcn
Commentary By: John Arlott

: MORNING STORY

' Me an' Alice goes Puntin''
Written and told by Eric Roberts

Contributors

Told By: Eric Roberts

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Ronnie Aldrich at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Aldrich

: SECOND TEST MATCH

England v. India
Commentary by Rex Alston and John Arlott during the morning's play, followed by a summary at
1.30 by E. W. Swanton
From Lord's

Contributors

Commentary By: Rex Alston
Commentary By: John Arlott
Unknown: E. W. Swanton

: SID PHILLIPS

and his Septet on gramophone records

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories, and music

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by Jean Metcalfe and including
Guest of the Week: Pamela Frankau
'Marriage': 8 — ' Hard Cases.' Most people know of deeply unhappy cases where there seems to be no solution to the marriage problem. What to do in these tragic marriages is the subject of a round table discussion
' Family Portraits': Elise Sprott , whose grandfather was a master mariner, recalls some memories of a seafaring family
' Gold Cup Day': Mary Hill speaks from Royal Ascot
Serial: 'The Diary of Fanny Burney. ' Extracts selected by Becky Cocking. Read by Mary O'Farrell
' Topic for Talk': Janet Grey opens a subject to start listeners talking

Contributors

Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Pamela Frankau
Unknown: Elise Sprott
Unknown: Mary Hill
Unknown: Fanny Burney.
Unknown: Becky Cocking.
Read By: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Janet Grey

: SECOND TEST MATCH

England v. India
Further commentaries

: SCIENCE AND EVERYDAY LIFE

Exploring by Proxy
1 — ' Up in the Sky '
As long ago as 1784 a scientist made an ascent by balloon in order to take measurements in the atmosphere; now balloons are used every day by meteorological observers, but they carry scientific instruments instead of scientists.

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Phil Tate and his Orchestra
(Phil Tate broadcasts by permission of Hammersmith Palais, Ltd.)

Contributors

Unknown: Phil Tate
Unknown: Phil Tate

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Joan Carr-Jones

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'
Today, Alvar Lidell introduces another talk by the psychiatrist (Listeners' letters are very welcome. Send them to [address removed])

Contributors

Introduces: Alvar Lidell
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Bert Dudman

Contributors

Conducted By: Bert Dudman

: SECOND TEST MATCH

England v. India
Further commentaries by Rex Alston and John Arlott , followed by a summary of the day's play at 6.30 by E. W. Swanton
From Lord's

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: John Arlott

: THE CUBAN CABALLEROS

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

: Sport

including cricket close of play scores

: THE GOON SHOW

Those Crazy People
Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe
Michael Bentine , Spike Milligan with the Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Ray Ellington Quartet
Unknown: Max Geldray

: VARIETY FANFARE

High-speed Variety from the North of England with the Kordites Benny Lee Roy Lester
Semprini
Benny Hill
Lee Lawrence
Ken Platt
Augmented
Northern Variety Orchestra Conducted by Vilem Tausky Produced by Ronnie Taylor

Contributors

Unknown: Kordites Benny Lee
Unknown: Roy Lester
Unknown: Benny Hill
Unknown: Lee Lawrence
Unknown: Ken Platt
Conducted By: Vilem Tausky
Produced By: Ronnie Taylor

: ' THE CASE OF THE NIGHT-WATCHMAN'S FRIEND'

A play of detection in six episodes by Mary Fitt
4—' A Strange Story '
Produced by Dafydd Gruffydd
(The recorded broadcast In the Welsh Home Service on December 3)

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Fitt
Produced By: Dafydd Gruffydd
Narrator: John Darran
Pollicot; a night-watchman: Moses Jones
Mr Vaughan, a retired solicitor: Ivor Maddox
Henry Rowles: Noel Johnson
Harry Clairvaux: Noel Johnson
Lord Assche, Harry's father: Cyril Phillips
Lady Assche, his stepmother: Mollie Bladon
Amelia Clairvaux, Harry's half-sister: Gwenyth Petty
Her nurse: Clarice O'Shea
Harry's tutor: Sidney Evans
Sebastian Rowles, Harry's personal attendant: John Powell
Mr Dotherington, the Clairvaux family solicitor: Dillwyn Owen
Bloggs, a private secretary: Bernard O'Brien

: CHARLIE KUNZ

at the piano

: Eric Barker in 'JUST FANCY'

with Pearl Hackney, Freda Bamford
Deryck Guyler , John Stevens and Elton Hayes
A section of the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Eric Barker assisted by David Climie
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Freda Bamford
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: John Stevens
Unknown: Elton Hayes
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: Eric Barker
Assisted By: David Climie
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: SECOND TEST MATCH

England v. India
Ernest Eytle, West Indian broadcaster, on the day's play at Lord's

: SQUARE DANCE REVELS

Dances called by ' Luke ' of ' Riders of the Range '
Peter Kennedy and ' Chuck ' Chilton
Music by the Home Town Gals and the Smoky Mountaineers led by Danny Levan
Devised and produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Kennedy
Unknown: Danny Levan
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

* No Other Tiger ' by A. E. W. Mason
Reader, Felix Felton
9 — ' At Peacock Farm'

Contributors

Reader: Felix Felton

: MOONLIGHT LULLABY

Neville Meale at the organ of the Granada, Tooting, London

Contributors

Unknown: Neville Meale








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