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: Housewives' Choice

Roger Snowdon introduces your request records

Contributors

Presenter: Roger Snowdon

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: GEORGE BLACKMORE

at the organ of the Astoria, Aberdeen

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Fredric Cooper and his Tipica Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Fredric Cooper

: MORNING STORY

' Account Paid' by Francis J. Llewelyn
Read by Arthur Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Francis J. Llewelyn
Read By: Arthur Williams

: MUSIC FOR DANCING

Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester

: JOHN HOWLETT

at the BBC theatre organ

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Tessa Robbins (violin)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Violin: Tessa Robbins

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'The Robin's Breakfast ' by Joan Barter , told by Daphne Oxenford.
Lorna Pegram introduces the programmes this week

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Barter
Told By: Daphne Oxenford.
Introduces: Lorna Pegram

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including:
Other People's Lives: Cherry Lander talks about her life on a farm in Kenya
Monday's Child—6:
' Peach-fed Baby': a light-hearted tale of pregnancies by Janet Howorth
A country midwife, says her say
At the London Theatre: Wyn Griffith and Ada Harrison discuss some recent productions
Flower of the Month: Evelyn Gibbs talks about viburnum fragrans
Serial:
' Adam Bede ' by George Eliot
Abridged by Terry Gompertz
Read by Gladys Young
The first of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Talks: Cherry Lander
Unknown: Janet Howorth
Unknown: Wyn Griffith
Unknown: Ada Harrison
Talks: Evelyn Gibbs
Unknown: Adam Bede
Unknown: George Eliot
Abridged By: Terry Gompertz
Read By: Gladys Young
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, David Paget )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Lou Preager and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Lou Preager

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Jonquil Antony
Tony Coppard alarmed Sally by hinting that Denby Harris was financially unsound. Mrs. Mountford upset Miss Marchbanks who was persuaded to stay with the Dales for a few days, and Mrs. Freeman tried to arrange for Miss Marchbanks to go as housekeeper to Grandfather Dale, who had decided to lend Joan money for a farm. Fickling disclosed that he owned an old car and had entered for the Veteran Car Run. Gwen had still not decided about the new fiat, and Mrs. Dale suspected that Gwen was having another baby. Mrs. Date started a library for the Talents Scheme and inadvertently offended Mrs. Vyner.

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: James Date
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Sally Lane: Thelma Hughes
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
Grandfather Dale: Jack Shaw
Mrs McTavish: Mairhi Russell
Miss Marchbanks: Harriet Petworth
Andrew Gardiner: Grey Blake
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Fickling: Robert Webber
Joan Dale: Olga Dickie
Miss Mountford: Joan Matheson
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Alec Dale: Stuart Nichol
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells
Mrs Vyner: Dorothy Darke

: Somerset Maugham Festival Monday Matinee presents Rachel Gurney and Anthony Ireland in 'LADY FREDERICK'

by Somerset Maugham
Adapted by Lance Sieveking
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Archie Campbell
Time: 1885. Place: Monte Carlo

Contributors

Unknown: Somerset Maugham
Adapted By: Lance Sieveking
Produced By: Archie Campbell
The Marchioness of Mereston: Nan Munro
Albert, Lady Frederick's footman: Brian Haines
Paradine Foulds: Anthony Ireland
Lady Frederick Berolles: Rachel Gurney
The Marquis of Mereston: Kenneth Forescue
Admiral Carlisle: Richard Williams
Rose, his daughter: Patricia Field
Sir Gerald O'Mara Lady Frederick's brother: T. St. John Barry
Captain Montgomerie: Seymour Green
Angelique, Lady Frederick's maid: Annabel Maule

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Steve Race at the piano

: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

featuring
Beat the Expert and Ask Me Another

: 'JOURNEY INTO SPACE'

' The Red Planet '
Episode 10 with David Jacobs and Anthony Marriott Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips
Written and produced by Charles Chilton
A short while after the Discovery had made a bad landing on Mars, cargo freighter No. i landed safely. Jet and Mitch stepped from the flagship on to the surface of the Red Planet in great excitement and set about collecting scientific data, but were overtaken by a thick fog. They started back in the wrong direction; then Jet saw what he took to be the ship's searchlight and walked towards it. Soon afterwards, however, Lemmy declared that, according to the radio fix he had taken with the help of No. I, Jet and Mitch were still walking away from the Discovery.

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
7-Scotland
The Academy, Dumfries (Girls) v. The Academy, Alloa (Boys)
Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

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

: GOING OUT WITH IVOR BROWN

The third programme in this series in which Ivor Brown talks about recent shows he has enjoyed
Today Ivor Brown's topics include 'Bell, Book and Candle' by John van Druten at the Phoenix Theatre, London; Salad Days '-the musical at the Vaudeville Theatre, London: ' Book of the Month ' by Basil Thomas at the Cambridge Theatre, London; the new Hitchcock film Rear Window ' and the musical film ' The Student Prince'

Contributors

Unknown: John Van Druten
Unknown: Basil Thomas

: SHOW BAND SHOW

Cyril Stapleton directs
The BBC Show Band
This week's Show Band Star:
Eric Barker with Rikki Fulton , Jean Campbell
The Stargazers, Bill McGuffie
Harold Smart , Bert Weedon
The Show Band Singers
Produced by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: Rikki Fulton
Unknown: Jean Campbell
Unknown: Bill McGuffie
Unknown: Harold Smart
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: THE HARDING INTERVIEWS

Gilbert Harding brings his guests to the studio, records them in their homes, or talks to them across seas and continents by telephone and short-wave telecommunications
If you want to make a suggestion about who should be a Gilbert Harding guest write to: Gilbert Harding (Interviews),
Broadcasting House, London, W.I. Postcards only please.

Contributors

Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: BRITISH JAZZ

The Billy Amstell Group
Introduced by Dill Jones
Produced by Donald MacLean and Jimmy Grant

Contributors

Introduced By: Dill Jones
Produced By: Donald MacLean
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: George Melachrino and Dorothy Carless invite you to SOFT LIGHTS AND SWEET MUSIC

A programme of melody sprinkled with memory
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Produced By: Eric Arden

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Door of Opportunity' by Somerset Maugham
(to be read in five instalments)
Reader, Hugh Burden
1 — 'The Return Home*

Contributors

Reader: Hugh Burden

: SOFTER AND SWEETER

including
The David McCallum Trio

Contributors

Unknown: David McCallum








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