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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Paul Adam

Contributors

Presenter: Paul Adam

: 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

Troise and his Banjoliers

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Joan Carr-Jones

: MUSIC FROM HOLLAND

Folk songs and country dances
Orchestra, Choir, and soloists of Radio Nederland
Conducted by Felix de Nobel
Introduced by Cyril Shaps
(Programme recorded and made available to the BBC by the Radio Nederland Transcription Service)

Contributors

Conducted By: Felix de Nobel
Introduced By: Cyril Shaps

: MORNING STORY

' In the Mink ' by Gilbert and Margaret Hackforth-Jones
Told by Gilbert Hackforth-Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Hackforth-Jones
Told By: Gilbert Hackforth-Jones

: 'DEAR SIR...'

A correspondence column of the air

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway)
Conducted by Arwel Hughes
Bruce Dargavel (bass-baritone)

Contributors

Conducted By: Arwel Hughes
Bass-Baritone: Bruce Dargavel

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by Jean Metcalfe and including:
' How Much Do We Know-about Concussion? ' by a neurologist
(Continued in next column)
' Reading Your Letters and Answering Your Questions': a weekly programme contributed by listeners
' A Male Housewife': Peter Daley explains how and why he keeps the house while his wife goes out to work
' Dirty Linen in Public': Gadfan Morris recalls a minor domestic crisis
' Around and About Britain': a visit to an exhibition by the Red Rose Guild of Craftsmen, and a report from Chester Guiders Conference.
Serial: ' Hester ' by Mrs. Oliphant. Abridged by Honor Wyatt. Read by Sheila Mitchell

Contributors

Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Peter Daley
Unknown: Gadfan Morris
Read By: Sheila Mitchell

: THE PAGANINI PLAYERS

Conductor, Herbert Lodge with Michael O'Duffy (tenor)

Contributors

Conductor: Herbert Lodge
Tenor: Michael O'Duffy

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Tommy Kinsman and his Dance Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Kinsman

: 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

: TWENTIETH-CENTURY SERENADE

Twentieth-Century Serenadera
(Leader, Max Jaffa )
Conducted by Monia Liter

Contributors

Leader: Serenadera
Leader: Max Jaffa
Conducted By: Monia Liter

: SONGS FOR SALE

A collection of words and music offered by Adrienne Cole
Harry Dawson , Sidney Burchall with the Spa Orchestra
Conducted by Reginald Kilbey Introduced by Michael Brooke

Contributors

Unknown: Adrienne Cole
Unknown: Harry Dawson
Unknown: Sidney Burchall
Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Introduced By: Michael Brooke

: RENDEZVOUS

Commonwealth artists entertain
Una Hale
Tommy Reilly , Carl Barriteau
Stan Bernard Trio
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader. David Paget )
Introduced by Aidan MacDermot
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Una Hale
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Unknown: Carl Barriteau
Unknown: Stan Bernard
Leader: David Paget
Introduced By: Aidan MacDermot
Produced By: David Miller

: The Younger Generation: Under 20 Parade

A slice of life served up for family listening by Robert Anderson and Ailie Tyler
From the Track at Goodwood: Stirling Moss - Recorded at the pits and cruising at 125 m.p.h. round the course with 18-year-old Sean Lynch beside him.
Straight Off the Ice: Belita, prima ballerina of the Empress Hall ice show, takes time off from rehearsal to broadcast direct. Valerie Jene describes the scene and keeps the conversation going.
Collectors' Corner: Dennis Wilson opera addict, argues his case with the record of his choice to prove his point.
'You're Only Young Once'
The adventures of the Caldicotts
(fourth series)
Script by Edward J. Mason
7: 'Someone at the Door'

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Anderson
Unknown: Ailie Tyler
Unknown: Sean Lynch
Unknown: Valerie Jene
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Script By: Edward J. Mason

: 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

: Michael Redgrave in ' HORATIO HORNBLOWER'

A new radio serial based on the novels by C. S. Forester and adapted by Philo Higley
Episode 3
(Continued in. next column)
Music composed and conducted by Sidney Torch
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: C. S. Forester
Adapted By: Philo Higley
Conducted By: Sidney Torch
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Commodore Sir Horatio Hornblower: Michael Redgrave
Captain Bush: Donald Bissett
Brown: Jack Fraser
Lord Wychwood: Denis Cowles
Baron Basse: Paul Martin
Sorge: Leonard Sachs
Czar Alexander: David Kossoff
Minister of Marine: Bernard Rebel
Midshipman: David Spenser

: THE FORCES SHOW

Introduced by Richard Murdoch
Kenneth Home and Sam Costa with Lana Morris
Novelty Corner
Introducing Forces to the Forces and Sirdani, the ' Gulli-Gulli Man '
Carole Carr sings songs of the Servicemen's choice
Guest Comedian
Freddie Sales
Show Time
Excerpts and stars from current British films
Solo Pianist
Joseph Wedngarten
The Merrymakers
The Peter Knight Singers
Augmented Danc& Orchestra Conducted by Stanley Black
Script by Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin
Produced bv
Leslie Bridgmont and Frank Hooper

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Murdoch
Introduced By: Kenneth Home
Introduced By: Sam Costa
Unknown: Lana Morris
Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: Freddie Sales
Pianist: Joseph Wedngarten
Conducted By: Stanley Black
Script By: Bob Monkhouse
Script By: Denis Goodwin
Unknown: Leslie Bridgmont
Unknown: Frank Hooper

: SONG OF TWO CITIES

Paris and Vienna
Part 8
This story of a musical rivalry that spanned a century ends with music from two masterpieces'Die Fledermaus' by Johann Strauss II , the idol of Vienna, and ' The Tales of Hoffmann' with which Offenbach triumphed in Paris even after his death
Singers:
Gwen Catley , Ruth Packer
Anna Pollak , Webster Booth Trefor Jones, Roderick Jones
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter with Keith Pyott as the Voice of Paris and Rudolph Offenbach as the Voice of Vienna
Devised by Kenneth Pakeman and written by Maurice Gorham
Produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith and Kenneth Pakeman
(Anna Pollak broadcasts by permission of the Governors of Sadler's Wells)

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Strauss Ii
Singers: Gwen Catley
Singers: Ruth Packer
Singers: Anna Pollak
Unknown: Roderick Jones
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Unknown: Keith Pyott
Unknown: Rudolph Offenbach
Unknown: Kenneth Pakeman
Written By: Maurice Gorham
Produced By: Malcolm Baker-Smith
Produced By: Kenneth Pakeman
Unknown: Anna Pollak

: BBC DANCING CLUB

You are invited to dance to the music of Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester
Produced By: David Miller

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Nymph and the Lamp' by Thomas H. Raddall
Reader, John Slater
7 — ' A Party for Isabel'

Contributors

Reader: Thomas H. Raddall
Reader: John Slater

: MELODY FOR LATE EVENING

Restful music played by Harold Coombs (organ)
Harold C. Gee (violin)
Guest artist,
Margot Andersen (soprano)
From the 'Pavilion, Bournemouth
(Harold C. Gee broadcasts by permission of the Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth)

Contributors

Played By: Harold Coombs
Soprano: Margot Andersen








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