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: NEWS

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Bill Gates introduces your request records

Contributors

Introduces: Bill Gates

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: LAURENCE JAMES

at the BBC theatre organ

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Basil Dawson

Contributors

Script By: Basil Dawson

: Cricket ENGLAND v. AUSTRALIA

A visit to Trent Bridge before the start of the First Test Match
Rex Alston introduces former Test Match cricketers, Arthur Gilligan (England) and W. A. Oldfleld (Australia) to discuss prospects

Contributors

Introduces: Rex Alston
Unknown: Arthur Gilligan
Unknown: W. A. Oldfleld

: TROOPING THE COLOUR

Celebration in London of The Official Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen
The Queen's Colour of the 1st Bn. Grenadier Guards is being trooped
The eight Guards are found by battalions of each of the five regiments of Foot Guards with a Sovereign's Escort of the Household Cavalry
Music played by the Mounted Band of the Life Guards
Massed Bands, Drums, and Pipes of the Brigade of Guards
A description by Richard Dimbleby
From Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall

: CONDUCTED TOUR

A musical journey on a magic carpet woven by the BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell with Hugh Shirreff as your guide
Today's tour includes London, Gloucestershire, Paris, Spain, and Italy

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell
Unknown: Hugh Shirreff

: Cricket ENGLAND v. AUSTRALIA

First Test Match
Commentaries by Rex Alston , John Arlott , and Bernard Kerr with a summary at 1.30 by Arthur Gilligan
From Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Bernard Kerr

: Music from ' THE MERRY WIDOW'

by Franz Lehar : on records

Contributors

Unknown: Franz Lehar

: WOMAN'S HOUR

From the Isle of Man
Introduced by Violet Carson
' Songs of the Island,' introduced by J. D. Qualtrough , Speaker of the House of Keys, and sung by the Manx Girls' Choir and Harold Cain
(Continued in next column)
' Themselves ' : Peggy Quine remembers the Manx Fairies
' Over to the Gnandsfiand ': where Alan Clarke introduces some wives of T.T. riders
' Manx Kippers': Stanley Williamson brings a sound-picture of the Manx fishing industry
' Impressions of a " Comeover ",' by Millicent Faragher
'Who'd Live on an Island?': Ray Lakeland invites opinions for and against island life from Mr. and Mrs. Hislop and Mr. and Mrs. Cain
Serial: Not at Home,' by Doris Langham Moore. Abridged by P. J. R. Wright. Read by Nan Munro

Contributors

Introduced By: Violet Carson
Introduced By: J. D. Qualtrough
Introduced By: Harold Cain
Unknown: Peggy Quine
Introduces: Alan Clarke
Unknown: Millicent Faragher
Unknown: Doris Langham Moore.
Abridged By: P. J. R. Wright.
Read By: Nan Munro

: Cricket ENGLAND v. AUSTRALIA

Further commentaries by Rex Alston , John Arlott , and Bernard Kerr on the First Test Maitch
From Trent Bridge. Nottingham

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Bernard Kerr
Unknown: Trent Bridge. Nottingham

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Syd Dean and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Syd Dean

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Basil Dawson

Contributors

Script By: Basil Dawson

: THE SILVER LINING

A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity ' Today's speaker is the Rev. W. E. Purcell. He is introduced by Stuart Hibberd

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. W. E. Purcell.
Introduced By: Stuart Hibberd

: BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Kemlo Stephen

: BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA

(Continued)

: Cricket ENGLAND v. AUSTRALIA

First Test Match
Further commentary by Rex Alston , John Arlott , and Bernard Kerr , with a summary at 6.30 by Arthur Gilligan
From Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Contributors

Commentary By: Rex Alston
Commentary By: John Arlott
Commentary By: Bernard Kerr
Unknown: Arthur Gilligan

: GEORGE MELACHRINO

and his Orchestra on gramophone records

: The Archers

A story of country folk.

: Sport

Including cricket close of play scores

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in ' EDUCATING ARCHIE'

with Max Bygraves
Harry Secombe , Beryl Reid
Hattie Jacques , Ronald Chesney
Peter Madden
Peter Yorke and his Orchestra
Script by Eric Sykes
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Max Bygraves
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Ronald Chesney
Unknown: Peter Madden
Unknown: Peter Yorke
Script By: Eric Sykes
Produced By: Roy Speer

: SPECIAL DUTY

A new series of programmes showing the manner in which different groups of men and women on special duty come to the aid of their fellow men in an emergency
1 — ' Journey into Darkness '
The case of a New Zealand soldier blinded in action in Korea who, with the help of St. Dunatan's, is learning to be blind
Written by Stephen Grenfell
Edited and produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Grenfell
Produced By: R. D. Smith

: SHOW BAND SHOW

welcomes this week a special star visitor:
Frank Sinatra with Bill McGuffie
In Melodies and Memories '
Just for You
Tunes you have specially asked for
I Hear a Violin
Soloist, Louis Stevens
South American Way with Harold Smart and the Show Band Strings
Hit Parade
Three of the best from the week's Top Twenty
BBC Show Band
Directed by Cyril Stapleton The Stargazers, Julie Dawn
The Show Band Singers
Introduced by Rikki Fulton
Production by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Bill McGuffie
Soloist: Louis Stevens
Unknown: Harold Smart
Directed By: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Julie Dawn
Introduced By: Rikki Fulton
Production By: Johnnie Stewart

: NEWS

: Cricket ENGLAND v. AUSTRALIA

First Test Match
John Arlott on the first day's play

Contributors

Unknown: John Arlott

: TAKE YOUR PARTNERS

The Sydney Thompson
Old-Tyme Dance Orchestra
Introduced by John Webster
Produced by Glyn Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Sydney Thompson
Introduced By: John Webster
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Campbell's Kingdom' by Hammond Innes
(to be read in fifteen instalments)
Reader, John Glen
4 — ' A business conversation and the question of oil '

Contributors

Unknown: Hammond Innes
Reader: John Glen

: MOONLIGHT LULLABY

Joseph Seal at the BBC theatre organ

: News Summary

: Close Down









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