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Bright and cheery music on gramophone records


Directed by Lionel Falkman


Directed By: Lionel Falkman


The All-Star Brass Band of Great Britain
(Fifty instrumentalists from the country's leading brass bands)
Conductor, Harry Mortimer


Conductor: Harry Mortimer


Max Jaffa (violin)
Reginald Kilbey (cello)
Jack Byfield (piano) and The Palm Court Players


Violin: Max Jaffa
Cello: Reginald Kilbey
Piano: Jack Byfield


featuring the Grimsby
Junior Philharmonic Choir
Conductor, Mary Balders
Presented by Glyn Jones


Conductor: Mary Balders
Presented By: Glyn Jones


At Glastonbury, Somerset
Denzil Batchelor
J. P. W. Mallalieu, M.p.
E. W. Swanton , Bert Tann discuss questions of sporting interest submitted by the people of Glastonbury and other listeners
Chairman, Alan Gibson
E. W. Swanton is well known as a commentator and writer on cricktt, and Bert Tann is the Manager of Bristol Rovers Football Club.
Produced by Michael Bowen The programme was recorded at the Town Hall, Glastonbury
(A shortened version of the broadcast in the West of England Home Service last Tuesday)


Unknown: J. P. W. Mallalieu, M.P.
Unknown: E. W. Swanton
Unknown: Bert Tann
Unknown: Alan Gibson
Unknown: E. W. Swanton
Unknown: Bert Tann
Produced By: Michael Bowen


' I will go to my Father'
Just what is a Christian ?
Service from the Presbyterian Church of Wales, Llandinam. Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. D. Reginald Thomas


Unknown: Rev. D. Reginald Thomas


From London, the tunes you have asked us to play. From Germany, the tunes that make them think of you
In London, Marjorie Anderson
In Hamburg, Denis Scuse


Unknown: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Denis Scuse

: Jack Jackson in 'HI NEIGHBOURS I'

with Joan Regan
The Tanner Sisters
Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra
Script by Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin
Produced by John Simmonds


Unknown: Joan Regan
Unknown: Tanner Sisters
Unknown: Ken MacKintosh
Script By: Bob Monkhouse
Script By: Denis Goodwin
Produced By: John Simmonds


A programme of problems and brain-teasers devised for your entertainment including
' Beat the Experts ' with Bernard Newman and Dudley Perkins
' Ask Me Another' with Brian Johnston
Audrey Russell , Lewis Rudd
Taking part in the sketches:
John Bentley , Daphne Maddox
Gwen Day Burroughs , Michael Logan Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
Programme devised and sketches written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan ClaFk


Unknown: Bernard Newman
Unknown: Dudley Perkins
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Lewis Rudd
Unknown: John Bentley
Unknown: Daphne Maddox
Unknown: Gwen Day Burroughs
Unknown: Michael Logan
Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clafk


Music from four corners of the Commonwealth of Nations
Patricia Baird (Australia)
Marion Williams (Nigeria)
Edmund Hockridge (Canada) George Browne (West Indies)
The Johnston Singers
(United Kingdom)
Introduced by Robert Easton (United Kingdom) with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Jimmy Grafton
Produced by Donald MacLean
(Edmund Hockridge is in 'Carousel' at the Hippodrome Theatre, Brighton)


Unknown: Marion Williams
Unknown: Edmund Hockridge
Unknown: George Browne
Introduced By: Robert Easton
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: Jimmy Grafton
Produced By: Donald MacLean
Produced By: Edmund Hockridge

: Eamonn Andrews says WELCOME TO BRITAIN

Last week he visited Braemar and met some of the people who were there for the Royal Highland gathering
The visitors were offered the freedom of the BBC's record libraries to choose a past broadcast or a recording of their favourite artist or orchestra
A recorded programme produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

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


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: Thelma Rogers
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Christine Archer: Pamela Mant
Mr Fairbrother: Leslie Bowmar
Mrs Fairbrother: Joy Davies
Grace Fairbrother: Ysanne Churchman
Simon: Eddie Robinson
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
The Squire: Ronald Baddiley
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
The Vicar: Harry Stubbs
Ben White: Will Kings
Admiral Bellamy: Fred Yule
Clive Lawson-Hope: Leslie Parker
Len Thomas: Arnold Peters


A light-hearted hour of music and story
In which David Dunhill is ' host ' to
Peggy Cochrane
Maria Perilli , Elton Hayes
Tony Fayne and David Evans and Bernard Miles
Script by Robert Buckland
Produced by Alfred Dunning


Unknown: David Dunhill
Unknown: Peggy Cochrane
Unknown: Maria Perilli
Unknown: Elton Hayes
Unknown: Tony Fayne
Unknown: David Evans
Script By: Robert Buckland
Produced By: Alfred Dunning


Stirling Moss winner of the Gold Star of the British Racing
Drivers Club for the past three years
In this recorded programme he chooses the records he specially wants to hear, and explains his choice to Raymond Baxter


Unknown: Stirling Moss
Unknown: Raymond Baxter

: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in ' MEET THE HUGGETTS '

Written by Eddie Maguire
10—' Safety in Numbers '
(Continued in next column)
Additional material by Betty Davies
Production by Peter Eton


Written By: Eddie Maguire
Unknown: Betty Davies
Production By: Peter Eton
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Jane Huggett: Joan Dowling
Bobby: Anthony Green
Bert Oakroyd: Sidney Vivian
Psycho: Wilfred Fletcher
Mrs Oakroyd: Molly Lumley

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week

: The Fred Hartley Hour

Melodies old and new played in the Hartley manner
Victoria Campbell and John Hanson in songs and duets and Fred Hartley and Ms Music with Jack Cooper
Introduced by John Webster


Unknown: Victoria Campbell
Unknown: John Hanson
Unknown: Fred Hartley
Unknown: Ms Music
Unknown: Jack Cooper
Introduced By: John Webster


Community hymn singing from Bromsgrove Parish Church, led by the Parish Church Choir and Bromsgrove Society of Arts
Hymns introduced by the Vicar, the Rev. F. G. Shepherd
Organist, Norman S. Jukes
Praise to the Lord the Almighty
(Tune, Praxis Pietatus)
When all thy mercies (Tune, Contemplation)
God moves in a mysterious way
(Tune, London New)
Give light, 0 Lord (Tune, Rothley) King of glory, King of peace (Tune,
0 Jesus. I have promised (Tune,
Thorn bury)
Praise to the Holiest (Tune, Richmond)
The radiant morn (Tune, St. Gabriel)


Organist: Rev. F. G. Shepherd
Organist: Norman S. Jukes

: Alfred Marks in STAR BILL

A programme presenting the best in Britain's show business with Geraldine McEwan and Graham Stark
Guest Star:
Harry Secombe
To Sing to You:
Elisabeth Welch , Wilbur Evans
To Play to You:
The Hedley Ward Trio
The George Mitchell Glee Club
The Stanley Black Concert Orchestra
ESach week the stars take their curtain calls with the songs and tunes you want to hear
Written by Ray Gallon and Alan Simpson
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston


Unknown: Geraldine McEwan
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Elisabeth Welch
Unknown: Wilbur Evans
Written By: Ray Gallon
Written By: Alan Simpson
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston


at the piano


Christian hymns, their music, and their meanJng
New every morning is the love (Tune,
Fill thou my life, O Lord my God
(Tune, Arden)
Holy Father, in thy mercy (Tune,

: Sunday Serenade

Music for a summer evening played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conducted by Guy Dalnea


Leader: John Sharpe
Conducted By: Guy Dalnea


some of his favourite gramophone records

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