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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Robin Richmond

Contributors

Presenter: Robin Richmond

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: TIME ON MY HANDS

Ray Baines at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Baines

: Music While You Work

Wynford Reynolds and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Wynford Reynolds

: STANLEY BLACK

at the piano with the Dance Orchestra
Diana Coupland and Martin Moreno

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Coupland
Unknown: Martin Moreno

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Steve Race at the piano

: DEAR SIR ...

A correspondence column of the air

: Concert Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Alexander Gibson

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Alexander Gibson

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by Jean Metcalfe and including
' Pompey playing the Villa ' : Susan Noel gives her impressions of going to a football match
' Living and Teaching in an Indian Palace': Elinor Parslow recalls some of her outstanding memories
Mary Bligh. though quite unqualified, was persuaded to teach a class of little coloured deaf children in South Africa. She describes some of her experiences
' Putting your House in Order': Duncan Taylor Smith suggests a practical reason for thinking kindly of your neighbour in the New Year.
' Diligence in Love,' by Daisy Newman. Abridged by Evelyn Gibbs. Read by Peggy Hassard

Contributors

Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Susan Noel
Unknown: Elinor Parslow
Unknown: Mary Bligh.
Unknown: Duncan Taylor Smith
Unknown: Daisy Newman.
Abridged By: Evelyn Gibbs.
Read By: Peggy Hassard

: SALUTE TO BRITAIN

United States Air Force
Symphony Orchestra featuring the Singing Sergeants
Directed by Lt. Robert Sanders with T/Sgt. Bill Jones (baritone)
Conducted by Colonel George S. Howard

Contributors

Directed By: Lt. Robert Sanders
Baritone: Bill Jones
Conducted By: Colonel George S. Howard

: TERANCE CASEY

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Syd Dean and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Dean

: 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

: SOUTHERN SERENADE

Music of the sunny south played by the Southern Serenade Orchestra
Directed by Lou Whiteson

Contributors

Directed By: Lou Whiteson

: SONGS FOR SALE

A collection of words and music offered by Joan Butler
Mervyn Saunders , John Cameron with the Spa Orchestra
Directed by Tom Jenkins
Introduced by Michael Brooke

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Butler
Unknown: Mervyn Saunders
Unknown: John Cameron
Directed By: Tom Jenkins
Introduced By: Michael Brooke

: FAMILY FAVOURITES

Tunes you have asked us to play

: The Younger Generation UNDER-TWENTY PARADE

A slice of life
Announcement of the winner of Parade's radio competition for
' The Youth Group of .the Year'
The National Judges: Richard Attenborough and Marjorie Tait explain how they made their choice, and talk about some of the bright ideas put forward by the runners-up
Letter from a Refugee Camp
An under-twenty describes his everyday life in Camp Waidmannsdorf B, Klagenfurt, Austria
'You're Only Young Once'
The adventures of the Caldicotts
Script by Edward J. Mason
10— ' In which Mum takes a back seat'

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Marjorie Tait
Script By: Edward J. Mason

: The Archers

A story of country folk.

: Michael Redgrave in * HORATIO HORNBLOWER'

A radio serial based on the novels of C. S. Forester and adapted by Arlen Riley and Philo Higley
Episode 8
Music composed and conducted by Sidney Torch
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Adapted By: Arlen Riley
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Commodore Sir Horatio Hornblower: Michael Redgrave
Lady Barbara: Catherine Campbell
Jenkins: Ronald Sidney
Lieutenant Hirst: Cyril Shaps
General Shevstoff: Cyril Shaps
Colonel von Clausewitz: Geoffrey Wincott
Duncan: Barry Letts
General Essnov: Bernard Rebel
Captain Bush: Stanley van Beers
Kladensky and other voices: Martin Lewis

: The Forces Show

Introduced by Richard Murdoch
Kenneth Home and Sam Costa with Lana Morris
Carole Carr sings songs of the Servicemen's choice
Sports Column:
Sports Celebrity : Jimmy Logie and Leslie Welch, the Memory Man
Guest Comedian: Denis Goodwin
Show Time
Excerpts from the sound-track of 'The Sound Barrier '
Solo Pianist: Irene Kohler
The Peter Knight Singers
Stanley BIack and the Dance Orchestra
Script by Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin
Produced by 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: Jimmy Logie
Unknown: Leslie Welch
Unknown: Denis Goodwin
Pianist: Irene Kohler
Script By: Bob Monkhouse
Script By: Denis Goodwin
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: NIGHTS OF GLADNESS

A tribute to composers whose melodies in the past twenty-five years have enriched the world of musical comedy and operetta
Introduced by Eric Maschwitz and ' The First-Nighter'
Written by Gale Pedrick
Illustrated by scenes and music
Chapter 5
The music of: Oscar Straus , Emmerich Kalman Franz Schubert-G . H. Clutsam
Gustave Kerker with Lucille Graham
Bruce Trent , John Lewis
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leadfer, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Produced by Michael North

Contributors

Introduced By: Eric Maschwitz
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Illustrated By: Scenes And
Unknown: Oscar Straus
Unknown: Emmerich Kalman
Unknown: Franz Schubert-G
Unknown: H. Clutsam
Unknown: Gustave Kerker
Unknown: Lucille Graham
Unknown: Bruce Trent
Unknown: John Lewis
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conductor: John Sharpe
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Produced By: Michael North

: THE COUNTRYSIDE IN DECEMBER

A monthly programme reflecting life in the country
C. Gordon Glover and Eric Simms introduce personalities to talk about happenings in the countryside. The programme also includes recordings of December countryside sounds
Programme edited by Eric Simma
Production by Bernard Lyons

Contributors

Unknown: C. Gordon Glover
Unknown: Eric Simms
Edited By: Eric Simma
Production By: Bernard Lyons

: TAKE IT EASY

with Jimmy Young

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Young

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

'The Boat' by L. P. Hartley
Reader, Anthony Jacobs
2—' A Car and a Conscience'

Contributors

Reader: L. P. Hartley
Reader: Anthony Jacobs

: Melody Mixture

A programme of light music arranged and played by Jack Byfield and his Players
Frederic Curzon (organ)

Contributors

Played By: Jack Byfield
Unknown: Frederic Curzon








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