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: Housewives' Choice

Robin Richmond introduces your request records

Contributors

Presenter: Robin Richmond

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: RHYTHM IN THE RAIN

Stanley Tudor at the organ of the Gaumont Theatre, Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley Tudor

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Frank Baron and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Baron

: ON WITH THE DANCE

Light Orchestra
(Leader, William Mclnulty )
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: William McLnulty
Conductor: David Curry

: MORNING STORY

' Single File,' by Francis 0. Oxley
Read by Alec Mango

Contributors

Read By: Alec Mango

: JACK PARNELL

and his Music Makers, with Maurice Allen

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Allen

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Sydney Humphreys (violin)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Violin: Sydney Humphreys

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Second Blind Edition
Introduced by Nina Barrett and Jean Metcalfe and including
Anthony L. de Silva , M.B., B.S., a young doctor who had to give up practice a year ago because of blindness
Richard Gregory , a West-Country farmer who talks about his two small children
Emma Bewshear and Elsie Taylor , who have recently lost their sight and are now learning Braille, talking to Percy Merrick , now eighty-four years old, who fifty years ago was in a similar position
John Jarvis , International Correspondent at the National Institute for the Blind, who looks back on 1952, the centenary year of the death of Louis Braille
' Diligence in Love ' : by Daisy Newman. Abridged by Evelyn Gibbs. Read by Peggy Hassard

Contributors

Introduced By: Nina Barrett
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Anthony L. de Silva
Unknown: Richard Gregory
Unknown: Emma Bewshear
Unknown: Elsie Taylor
Unknown: Percy Merrick
Unknown: John Jarvis
Unknown: Daisy Newman.
Abridged By: Evelyn Gibbs.
Read By: Peggy Hassard

: MUSIC IN THE HOME

The Gwendwr Players
Jan Rosol (songs with guitar)

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Rosol

: SANDY MACPHERSON

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Foden's Motor Works Band
Conductor, Fred Mortimer

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Mortimer

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Joan Carr-Jones

: TIP-TOP TUNES

Geraldo and his Orchestra including Songs with Strings
' Musical Memory '
The Tip Toppers and singers, Jill Day and Bob Dale

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Dale

: Music of the Masters BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Conductor, John Hopkins

Contributors

Conductor: John Hopkins

: FAMILY FAVOURITES

Tunes you have asked us to play

: The Younger Generation UNDER-TWENTY REVIEW

A programme presented mainly by under-twenties on things to read, see, and hear, including some of their own work
Introduced by David Spenser
Margot Owen on the film of ' The Pickwick Papers '
Peter Deitch on the book that describes tne climbing of the highest mountain yet, ' Annapurna ' by Maurice Herzog
John Amis on the music of George Gershwin 's opera ' Porgy and Bess ' An extract from Pamela Melnikoff 's short story 'Alas, Poor Yorick!', Introduced by the author
Guest, R. D. Smith

Contributors

Introduced By: David Spenser
Introduced By: Margot Owen
Unknown: Peter Deitch
Unknown: Maurice Herzog
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: George Gershwin
Unknown: Pamela Melnikoff
Unknown: R. D. Smith

: 'DICK WHITTINGTON'

Excerpt from
Val Parnell 's pantomime
From the London Palladium
Cast includes:
Book by Barbara Gordon and Basil Thomas
Staged by Charles Henry
Introduced by Brian Johnston from the theatre

Contributors

Unknown: Val Parnell
Book By: Barbara Gordon
Book By: Basil Thomas
Unknown: Charles Henry
Introduced By: Brian Johnston
Idle Jack: Frankie Howerd
The Mate: Mr. (richard Hearne) Pastry
The Cook: Sonnie Hale
Dick Whittington: Vanessa Lee
Alice: Lois Green
Captain: David Dale
Alderman Fitzwarren: Herbert Hare
The Cat: Bobby Vernon

: The Stars in Their Choices

' Curtain Up! ' presents
John Mills in « SHE STOOPS
TO CONQUER' or ' The Mistakes of a Night' by Oliver Goldsmith
Music composed and conducted by Alfred Reynolds
Characters in order of speaking:
Period: 1773
Radio adaptation and production by Raymond Raikes

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Goldsmith
Production By: Raymond Raikes
Mrs Hardcastle: Betty Hardy
Mr Hardcastle: James Dale
Tony Lumpkin, son of Mrs. Hard eastte by her first husfoand: Charles Leno
Kate Hardcastle daughter of Mr and Mrs. Hardcastle.: Marjorie Westbury
Constance Neville, niece of Mrs Hard castle: Hermione Hannen
At the ' Three Pigeons ' Inn:Little Aminadab Tickle, that grinds the music box: Aubrey Richards
Jack Slang, the horse doctor: Garard Green
Tom Twist, that spins the pewter platter: Arthur Lawrence
Dick Muggins, the excise man: Hugh Manning
Stingo, the landlord: Cyril Shaps
Young Marlow, son of Sir Charles: John Mills
George Hastings, his friend, in love with Miss Neville: Antony Kearey
Servants at the Hardcastles:Pimple: Sulwen Morgan
Diggory: John Cazabon
Sir Charles Marlow: Allan Jeayes

: WILFRED PICKLES

says
' Can I Come In?'to some of the people of Tottenham, London
A series of programmes arranged by Gordon Cruickshank
Presented by David Thomson

Contributors

Arranged By: Gordon Cruickshank
Presented By: David Thomson

: SONGS OF THE YEAR

sung by Diana Coupland Martin Moreno Monty Norman and the Sbargazers and played by Stanley Black and the Augmented Dance Orchestra

Contributors

Sung By: Diana Coupland
Sung By: Martin Moreno
Sung By: Monty Norman
Played By: Stanley Black

: Jack Jackson's RECORD ROUND-UP OF 1952

(Jack Jackson is appearing in 'Mother Goose' at the Finsbury Park Empire, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jackson

: WATCH-NIGHT SERVICE

Conducted by the Rt. Rev. the Bishop of Stepney
From the Concert Hall,
Broadcasting House, London

: SING OUT THE OLD. DANCE IN THE NEW

with Jimmy Shand and his
Scottish Country Dance Band
From the Angus Country Dance Club, Dundee and Lou Preager and his Orchestra with Paul Rich
' Rusty ' Hurren, Jimmy Mayers and the Sunspots
From Hammersmith Palais, London

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Shand
Unknown: Lou Preager
Unknown: Paul Rich
Unknown: Jimmy Mayers








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