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: NEWS

: Housewives' Choice

Steve Race introduces your request records

Contributors

Presenter: Steve Race

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: CHARLES SMITTON

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Primo Scala and his Accordion Band

Contributors

Unknown: Primo Scala

: MORNING STORY

' Truly Forged'
Written and read by C. Gordon Glover

Contributors

Read By: C. Gordon Glover

: FRED ALEXANDER

and his Players

: OSCAR RABIN

and his Band with Marion Williams , Mel Gaynor and the David Ede Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Marion Williams
Unknown: Mel Gaynor
Unknown: David Ede

: Concert Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Gerald Gentry

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Gerald Gentry

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' The Roller that made a good Road.' by Eileen Mathias , told by Daphne Oxenford

Contributors

Unknown: Eileen Mathias
Told By: Daphne Oxenford

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including:
Worth Saving For: Joyce Wood describes how and why she and her family took extra care of the pence in 1953 A Good Buy: with Ann Hardy. Value for money at the butcher's. 2-Lamb and Mutton. See How They Run: Frank Lane talks about the speed of animals
Talking of Travel: Eventful Journeys.' Pauline Marshall describes how she went to Spain; Jean Cohen remembers a journey in Chile; and Jean Thornton recalls 2,000 miles on the Nile.
Serial:
' The Semi-Detached House' by Emily Eden
Abridged by Audrey Lucas
Read by Richard Hurndall
The second of ten instalments
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Wood
Unknown: Ann Hardy.
Talks: Frank Lane
Unknown: Pauline Marshall
Unknown: Jean Cohen
Unknown: Jean Thornton
Unknown: Emily Eden
Abridged By: Audrey Lucas
Read By: Richard Hurndall
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

: THE TROUBADOURS

Directed by Lionel Falkman with Andrew Wolkowsky (domra) and Bert Weedon (guitar)

Contributors

Directed By: Lionel Falkman
Unknown: Andrew Wolkowsky
Guitar: Bert Weedon

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

See panel
A recorded report: this evening at 9.30

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

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

Contributors

Script By: Basil Dawson

: RALPH ELMAN

and his Bohemian Players

: DON CARLOS

and his Samba Orchestra

: The Younger Generation Parade PRESENTS 'Parents on Trial'

Following information laid by an elderly Common Informer
THE DEFENDANTS (The Parents of the Younger Generation) are charged with Gross Negligence
υiz:
Failure to Apply a Firm Hand When and Where Appropriate
THE CASE FOR THE
PROSECUTION
Is conducted by Mr. John Glyn-Jones
THE CASE FOR THE
DEFENCE
Is conducted by Mr. Jack Longland
Witnesses are being subpoenaed from many walks of life and from both older and younger generations
The Hearing before
. an Extraordinary Court
PRESIDENT:
Mr. Claud Mullins
A VERDICT
Is requested of the Listening
Public by Postal Ballot
Opinions by postcard to The
Younger Generation, BBC,
London, W.l

Contributors

Conducted By: Mr. John Glyn-Jones
Conducted By: Mr. Jack Longland
Unknown: Mr. Claud Mullins

: The Archers

: Sport

: ' JENNINGS AT SCHOOL'

Written by Anthony Buckeridge
A new production of the play first broadcast in Children's Hour
Produced by David Davis
It is fun to keep a diary, but a school curriculum does not always offer much scope for interesting day-to-day entries. Jennings tries ringing a change by writing some of his entries in code, which in itself is innocent enough; but to those outside the secret of the code it may cause misleading impressions — as he is quick to realise.

Contributors

Written By: Anthony Buckeridge
Produced By: David Davis
Jennings: Glyn Dearman
Darbishire: Henry Searle
Mr Carter: Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Wilkins: Wilfred Babbage
Matron: Janet Bruce
Venables: Robert Scroggins
Atkinson: Anthony Green
Policeman: Ernest Sefton

: NIGHTS OF GLADNESS

BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Musical research by Gwen Williams
Programme produced by Michael North
Part 2 of ' The Ivor Novello Story' brings some further memories of a famous showman who brought light and colour, laughter and sentiment, into the life of the nation.

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Brewer
Singers: Iris Villiers
Singers: Edith Lewin
Singers: John Lanigan
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Produced By: Michael North

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 1: Dr. Watson meets Mr. Sherlock Holmes

The original tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dramatised for radio by John Keir Cross
[Starring] John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson

Contributors

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: John Keir Cross
Director: Val Gielgud
Producer: Harry Alan Towers
Sherlock Holmes: John Gielgud
Dr. Watson: Ralph Richardson
Stamford: Norman Claridge
Charles Augustus Milverton: Philip Leaver
Unknown Woman: Monica Grey
Lestrade: John Cazabon

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

An edited recorded version of this afternoon's commentaries from the Dynamo Stadium, Moscow

: NEWS

: BBC SWING SESSION

with Ted Heath and his
Music Dennis Lotis , Kathy Lloyd and Bobbie Britton
On the Beat with Camilleri
Introduced by Ted Heath Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Unknown: Ted Heath
Unknown: Music Dennis Lotis
Unknown: Kathy Lloyd
Unknown: Bobbie Britton
Unknown: Camilleri
Introduced By: Ted Heath
Produced By: John Hooper

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Doll' by Algernon Blackwood
(to be read in five instalmenUl)
Reader, Frederick Allen
2— 'Flight and Return'

Contributors

Unknown: Algernon Blackwood
Reader: Frederick Allen

: BBC SWING SESSION

(Programme continued) Introduced by Alan Dell

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Dell

: Close Down









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