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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Lou Preager

Contributors

Introduced By: Lou Preager

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: HOWARD THOMAS

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Troise and his Banjollers

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Basil Dawson

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Steve Race at the piano

: LOU PREAGER

and his Orchestra with Paul Rich , ' Rusty ' Hurren Jimmy Mayers , and the Sunspots

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Rich
Unknown: Hurren Jimmy Mayers

: CONCERT HOUR

Overture: William Tell (Rossini):
Orchestra Stabile dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, conducted by Victor de Sabata
Recit.: Recitar: Aria: Vesti la
Giubba (Leoncavallo) : Richard Tucker (tenor) with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conducted by Fausto Cleva
Variations on a Nursery Tune
(Dohnanyi): Cyril Smith (piano) and the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Ballet Music: Le Cid (Massenet):
Boston Promenade Orchestra, conducted by Arthur Fiedler on gramophone records

Contributors

Tenor: Richard Tucker
Piano: Cyril Smith
Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Arthur Fiedler

: CRICKET

Glamorgan v. The Australians
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Last day
Commentary by John Arlott and Bernard Kerr from St. Helen's ground, Swansea, and by E. W. Swanton from Bramall Lane, Sheffield

Contributors

Commentary By: John Arlott
Commentary By: Bernard Kerr

: LEIGHTON LUCAS

and his Orchestra on gramophone records

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five

: BREAK FOR SUMMER

Woman's Hour becomes Everybody's Hour
In this programme for the holiday season you hear :
' A Thorn in the Heart': a novel by T. 0. Beachcroft, abridged by Charles Hatton , read in serial form by Kelty MacLeod
' I Like This': records chosen by a Woman's Hour personality
This week, W. P. Matthew
'Old Folks' Corner': a place of their own for the over sixty-fives
Presented by Stuart Hibberd and Richard Tatlock
Programme introduced by Roy Williams

Contributors

Abridged By: Charles Hatton
Unknown: Kelty MacLeod
Unknown: W. P. Matthew
Presented By: Stuart Hibberd
Presented By: Richard Tatlock
Introduced By: Roy Williams

: RALPH ELMAN

and his Bohemian Players
Pamela Woolmore (soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Pamela Woolmore

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Frank Chacksfield and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Chacksfield

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Basil Dawson

Dr. and Mrs. Dale discussed their holiday plans and decided to take the car and tour France. Mrs. Freeman suggested that Sally should come to stay Virginia Lodge so that Mr. Fulton would not unduly influence her decisions concerning the shop. Gwen also had difficulty with Mr. Fulton. He was so preocupied with the shop that he completely neglected his own work. Mollie and Geoff went to stay for the weekend with Geoff's relatives. When she came back Mollie told Mrs. Dale that Geoff had been promoted and was being transferred to Marble Health which was quite near Parkwood H 11. Sally went to a Cocktail party given by Maud French. She met a charming American who was obviously very attracted to her.

Contributors

Script By: Basil Dawson
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
David Owen: John Springett
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Sally Lane: Margaret Ward
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Mrs Sandiman: Gwen Nelson
Mr Smith: Garard Green
Joe Bates ,: Norman Mitchell
Mollie Lambert: Freda Falconer
Geoffrey Summers: Alexander Davion
Philip Beel: Errol MacKinnon
Mr Harley: John Cazabon
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells

: STRINGS IN RHYTHM

Directed by Henry Croudson

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Croudson

: DUDLEY SAVAGE

at the BBC theatre organ

: Band of the ROYAL HORSE GUARDS

(The Blues)
Conducted by Capt. David McBain
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Capt. David McBain

: STANLEY BLACK

and his Orchestra with Diana Coupland
Monty Norman and Martin Moreno

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Coupland
Unknown: Monty Norman
Unknown: Martin Moreno

: CRICKET

Glamorgan v. The Australians
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Last day
Summaries recorded shortly after the close of play

: The Archers

Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.

Contributors

Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Sport

including cricket close of play scores

: THE NAME'S THE SAME

A parlour game in which a panel of experts tries to discover the name of visitors to the studio who bear the same name as famous people
The Panel:
Frances Day
Phyllis Cradock
Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Chairman, Raymond Glendenning

Contributors

Unknown: Phyllis Cradock
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning

: Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss in THE FORCES SHOW

with Betty Driver
Can You Beat....
Pharos and Marina
Those Amazing Australians
The Dargie Quintet
Forces Quiz with Michael Miles
International Piano Duettists
Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye
Woolf Phillips and the Skyrockets Orchestra
Script by Ronnie Hanbury and George Wadmore
Produced by Jacques Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Ivor Moreton
Unknown: Dave Kaye
Unknown: Woolf Phillips
Script By: Ronnie Hanbury
Script By: George Wadmore
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: THE IMMORTAL BOHEMIAN

The music and life of Giacomo Puccini in four episodes written and arranged by Spike Hughes
3—' Autumn'with James McKechnie as Puccini and Gladys Young as Elvira
Produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Giacomo Puccini
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Gladys Young
Produced By: Malcolm Baker-Smith

: ERIC WINSTONE

and his Orchestra with Elizabeth Batey , Jane Marlow Colin Prince and Michael Holliday
The Highwaymen and the Stagecoachers

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Batey
Unknown: Jane Marlow
Unknown: Colin Prince
Unknown: Michael Holliday

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' Charley Moon ' by Reginald Arkell
(to be read in fourteen instalments)
Reader, Ivan Samson
11—'The Unknown Visitor'

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Arkell
Reader: Ivan Samson

: THE SOUTH SEA SERENADERS

Directed by Ernest Penfold with George Barclay

Contributors

Directed By: Ernest Penfold
Unknown: George Barclay








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