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: Housewives' Choice

Maurice Denham introduces your request records

Contributors

Presenter: Maurice Denham

: 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

Wynford Reynolds and his Orchestra

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Joan Carr-Jones

: PERSONALLY PRESENTED

Frank Cantell introduces music played under his direction by the BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )

Contributors

Introduces: Frank Cantell
Leader: Frederick Lunnon

: MORNING STORY

' The Way You Pick 'Em Up' by Hilton Brown
Told by Philip Cunningham

Contributors

Unknown: Hilton Brown
Told By: Philip Cunningham

: SQUADRONAIRES DANCE ORCHESTRA

Directed by Ronnie Aldrich

Contributors

Directed By: Ronnie Aldrich

: Concert Hour BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
From Norwich Cathedral

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five

: Woman's Hour

A daily programme for women at home.
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe and including
Guest of the Week: Tyrone Guthrie
'Why I Like Writing Detective Stories': Sheila Pirn , the Irish writer, answers the question that is put to her most frequently.
Minnie Pallister 's Life Story: 4—' Retired Hurt'
' Spotlight on a Well-dressed Woman': Phyllis Digby Morton has some tips that will help you to look as though you have stepped straight out of a bandbox
' Woman's Hour Guest Book' opened for women of the British Olympic teams. Introduced by Mary Hill
Serial: 'King Solomon's Ring,' by Konrad Z. Lorenz. Translated by Marjorie Kerr Wilson. Read by Carleton Hobbs. 4 — ' The Covenant'

Contributors

Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Guest speaker: Tyrone Guthrie
Interviewee: Sheila Pirn
Speaker: Minnie Pallister
Speaker: Phyllis Digby Morton
Speaker: Mary Hill
Author: Konrad Z. Lorenz.
Translator: Marjorie Kerr Wilson.
Storyteller: Carleton Hobbs.

: MAY I INTRODUCE?

Ethel Giles (contralto)
David Wolfsthal (violin)
Half an hour's music introduced by John Webster

Contributors

Contralto: Ethel Giles
Violin: David Wolfsthal
Introduced By: John Webster

: SCIENCE AND EVERYDAY LIFE

Exploring by Proxy
2 — ' Down Under the Sea'
The depth to which divers can descend under the sea is limited. But We can learn what the bed of the sea is like by means of science—echo-sounding apparatus describes its profile and under-water television is being developed to give a visual picture of lite hundreds of feet down.

: Music While You Work

Norton Colville and his Ballroom Music

Contributors

Unknown: Norton Colville

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife. records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Joan Carr-Jones

Contributors

Script By: Joan Carr-Jones

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'
Today Stuart Hibberd introduces an anonymous speaker, who talks about nursing a chronic invalid
(Listeners' letters are very welcome as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to [address removed]. listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally but will try to deal w'ih their problems in the talks)

Contributors

Introduces: Stuart Hibberd
Unknown: Stuart Hibberd

: BAND OF H.M. ROYAL MARINES

(Portsmouth)
Conducted by Major F. Vivian Dunn, M.V.O.
Director of Music with Alfred Swain (baritone)

Contributors

Conducted By: Major F. Vivian Dunn, M.V.O.
Baritone: Alfred Swain

: At the Console

Felton Rapley at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Organist: Felton Rapley

: KEN MACKINTOSH

and his Orchestra with Irene Miller
Kenny Bardell , Gordon Langhorn and the Mackpies

Contributors

Unknown: Irene Miller
Unknown: Kenny Bardell
Unknown: Gordon Langhorn

: THE LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Latest results and commentaries by Max Robertson and Rex Alston
From the All England Club,
Wimbledon

Contributors

Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Rex Alston

: The Archers

A story of country folk.

: Sport

including cricket close of play scores

: VARIETY FANFARE

High-speed Variety from the North of England with the Kordites
The Hedley Ward Trio
Harry Bailey Tommy Reilly
Jimmy Wheeler
Anne Shelton
Frankie Howerd
Augmented
Northern Variety Orchestra Conducted by Vilem Tausky Produced by Ronnie Taylor

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Bailey
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Unknown: Jimmy Wheeler
Unknown: Anne Shelton
Unknown: Frankie Howerd
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
5 — ' Mr. Vaughan Investigates '
Produced by Dafydd Gruffydd

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Fitt
Produced By: Dafydd Gruffydd
Narrator: John Darran
Mr Vaughan, a retired solicitor: Ivor Maddox
Robert Lomax, a gentleman farmer: Leonard Mayo
Henry Rowles, the night-watchman's friend: Noel Johnson
Dr. Breadlebane, proprietor of aprivate mental hospital: Peter Gyngell
Nurse: Margaret Dolman
Matron: Clarice O'Shea
Bertie Clairvaux, the tenth Lord Assche: Arthur Phillips
Richardson, his secretary: John Darran
Mr Danton, of Badger and Danton,solicitors: Lionel Jones
Mr Chools, the senior partner: Bernard O'Brien
Man in the street: Owen Llewelyn
Woman in the street: Gwenyth Petty
A policeman: Norman Wynne

: 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 Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Robert Busby
Script by Eric Barker assisted by David Climie
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Pearl Hackney
Unknown: Freda Bamford
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: John Stevens
Unknown: Elton Hayes
Conducted By: Robert Busby
Script By: Eric Barker
Assisted By: David Climie
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: MAY I HAVE THE PLEASURE?

Old-time and sequence dance music played by Phil Cardew and his Orchestra with general hints to improve your dancing by Cecil Ruault
Introduced by Michael Brooke
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Played By: Phil Cardew
Unknown: Cecil Ruault
Introduced By: Michael Brooke
Produced By: David Miller

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' No Other Tiger' by A. E. W. Mason
Reader, Felix Felton
14—' Terror at Avignon'

Contributors

Reader: Felix Felton

: MOONLIGHT LULLABY

Reginald Porter-Brown at the organ of the Granada, Tooting, London

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Porter-Brown








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