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: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Steve Race introduces your request records

Contributors

Introduces: Steve Race

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: JOSEPH SEAL

at the organ of the Regal, Kingston-on-Thames

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harold Collins and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Collins

: MRS. DALE'S DAIRY

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

Contributors

Script By: Hazel Adair

: MORNING STORY

' The Puppets Pull the Strings' by Frank Wallace
Read by Douglas Murchie

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Wallace
Read By: Douglas Murchie

: Music for Dancing

Strict tempo dance music played by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Victor Silvester

: CHARLES SMART

at the BBC theatre organ

: Concert Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes stories, and music
Today's story: 'The Whistling Wind' by Hilda Rostron , told by Dorothy Smith 0
Lorna Pegram introduces the programmes this week

Contributors

Unknown: Hilda Rostron
Told By: Dorothy Smith
Introduces: Lorna Pegram

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including:
Apples Preserved: suggestions from Iris Syrett
Monday's Child: a series of talks on ante-natal care, in which you may hear what's new and what's most important. 1— ' Light and Shade.' A picture of women, childless, with child, in childbirth, and recollecting in tranquillity the experience and emotion of giving birth
Honor Wyatt talking about some books she has recently read
Thelma Holland introduces her diary
Serial:
' The Semi-Detached House ' by Emily Eden
Abridged by Audrey Lucas
Read by Richard Hurndall
The first of ten instalments
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe

Contributors

Unknown: Iris Syrett
Introduces: Thelma Holland
Unknown: Emily Eden
Abridged By: Audrey Lucas
Read By: Richard Hurndall
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

: BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, David Paget )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jerry Allen and his Trio

Contributors

Unknown: Jerry Allen

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Basil Dawson
On holiday in the South of France, Mrs. Dale was arrested and fined for digging up plants in a public park. This left her and the Doctor short of francs, and on the way home they had to share a room with Mrs. Mountford. On returning the family discovered to their horror that Mrs. Morgan and Maggs had painted Mrs. Dale's bedroom bright mauve. Andrew Gardiner came to tell them his plans for starting a nursing home in his house, and Billy wandered out on to the road and was nearly run over. Gwen had a row with Mr. Fulton in which he tore up David's designs for the end papers of his book.

Contributors

Script: Basil Dawson
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: James Dale
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Sally Lane: Thelma Hughes
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
David Owen: Gordon Morrison
Miss Marchbanks: Harriet Petworth
Grandfather Dale: Jack Shaw
Joan Dale: Olga Dickie
Mr Humphries: Alan Gordon
Julie Randall: Dorothy Gordon
Mrs Leathers: Hattie Jacques
Margie Leathers: Gabrielle Blunt
Monument: Charles Lamb
Mrs Boddicott: Beatrice Rowe
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Andrew Gardiner: Grey Blake
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells
Mrs Mountford: Violet Gould
Mrs Ellis: Gabrielle Blunt

: Monday Matinee presents a Season of Thrillers Hugh Burden in 'FROM INFORMATION RECEIVED'

A new play for radio by Leslie Harcourt
Charles Winthrop disappeared but he did not go empty handed, and a girl was murdered.....
Cast in order of speaking:
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Harcourt
Unknown: Charles Winthrop
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Sergeant Harris: Raymond Rollett
A Police Constable: Manning Wilson
Mrs Freeman: Elsa Palmer
Detective Inspector Palgrave, C I D: Hugh Burden
Inspector Fowler: Jack Allen
Mr Beezley: John Cazabon
Ernie Bartlett: Billy Thatcher
Detective Constable Browne: Brian Haines
Police Constable James: Billy Thatcher
Mrs Hobbs: Molly Lumley
Miss Andrews: Annabel Maule
A Police Messenger: Geoffrey Wincott
A Porter: Geoffrey Wincott

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye at two pianos

Contributors

Unknown: Ivor Moreton
Unknown: Dave Kaye

: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

A programme of problems and brain-teasers featuring
Beat the Expert and Ask Me Another
A general knowledge quiz

: ' JOURNEY INTO SPACE'

'The Red Planet'
Episode 5 with David Jacobs and Anthony Marriott
Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips Written and produced by Charles Chilton
Freighter No. 7 of the Mars space, fleet was holed by a large meteor and its crew killed. Then a whole swarm of meteors was detected in the fleet's line of flight and Jet Morgan had to abandon No. 7 and take evasive action to avoid the new hazard. But, in spite of changing course, the swarm still remained directly in front of the ships and only two alternatives now remained open to Jet; he could either turn back or risk flying straight through the swarm.

Contributors

Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Anthony Marriott
Conducted By: Van Phillips
Produced By: Charles Chilton
Jet Morgan: Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnet: David Kossoff
Doc Matthews: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Stephen Mitchell: Bruce Beeby

: Round the British Isles with TOP OF THE FORM

John Ellison and Robert MacDermot are the question-masters in this inter-country contest between representative teams from girls' and boys' schools in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
2-England
Bemrose School, Derby (Boys) v.
Shrewsbury High School (Girls)
Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: Robert MacDermot
Unknown: Tom Williams
Produced By: Joan Clark

: BOXING

Frank Johnson (Manchester) v.
Bola Lawal (Nigeria)
Commentary on the eight-round lightweight contest by Eamonn Andrews , with inter-round summaries by Harry Carpenter
From St. James's Hall,
Newcastle upon Tyne

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Johnson
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews

: SHOW BAND SHOW

Cyril Stapleton directs The BBC Shpw Band with Tonight's Show Band Star
Jimmy Young and Rikki Fulton
The Stargazers
Bill McGuffle
Bert Weedon
Harold Smart
The Show Band Singers
(Production by Johnnie Stewart )

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Rikki Fulton
Unknown: Bill McGuffle
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Production By: Johnnie Stewart

: THE NAME'S THE SAME

The Panel:
Frances Day, Daphne Padell
Sam Pollock , Stephen Grenfell
Chairman, Raymond Glendenning
Produced by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Daphne Padell
Unknown: Sam Pollock
Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Produced By: C. F. Meehan

: BRITISH JAZZ

Alex Welsh and his Dixielanders with George Melly
Introduced by Dill Jones
Produced by Jimmy Grant and Donald MacLean

Contributors

Unknown: Alex Welsh
Unknown: George Melly
Introduced By: Dill Jones
Produced By: Jimmy Grant
Produced By: Donald MacLean

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Doll' by Algernon Blackwood
(to be read in five instalments)
Reader, Frederick Allen
1 — ' The Dark Messenger'

Contributors

Unknown: Algernon Blackwood
Reader: Frederick Allen

: THE IVOR MAIRANTS GUITAR GROUP

with interludes by Monia Liter (piano)

Contributors

Piano: Monia Liter








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