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: Second Test Match AUSTRALIA v. ENGLAND

Commentary during the last half hour of the third day's play, followed by a summary
Commentators: Alan McGilvray Bernard Kerr , Charles Fortune A. G. Moyes and Arthur Gilligan
From Sydney Cricket Ground

Contributors

Commentators: Alan McGilvray
Commentators: Bernard Kerr
Commentators: Charles Fortune
Commentators: A. G. Moyes
Commentators: Arthur Gilligan

: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Billy Cotton

Contributors

Presenter: Billy Cotton

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: JOHN HOWLETT

at the organ of the Trocadero, Elephant and Castle, London

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Coles and his Orchestre Moderne

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Coles

: MORNING STORY

' The End of a Belief' by Mervyn Jones
Read by John Darran

Contributors

Read By: John Darran

: LES BAXTER

and his Orchestra on gramophone records

: Music for Dancing

Played by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Victor Silvester

: SYDNEY GUSTARD

at the BBC theatre organ

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Wilfrid Parry (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Piano: Wilfrid Parry

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Today's story: Five Days to Christmas,' by Peggy Jolly , told by Dorothy Smith
Catherine Edwards introduces the programmes this week

Contributors

Unknown: Peggy Jolly
Told By: Dorothy Smith
Introduces: Catherine Edwards

: WOMAN'S HOUR

From the North of England Long Ago and Far Away:
Mafeking before the siege, remembered by Jessie Crowther
Being a Good Grandmother: retlections on grandmotherhood as an art by Mary Gornall
In the Dark of the Year: Margret Jackson tells you about the festival of Santa Lucia as it is celebrated in Sweden-and in Northumberland
Other People's Children: Gwen Pain takes the recording car to the Children's Home at Horn-castle in Lincolnshire
Violet Carson and Doris Gambell sing you some Christmas songs from other lands
Serial: Triumph of Love' by Leona S. Bruckner
Abridged by Audrey Lucas
Read by Peggy Hassard
The sixth of ten instalments
Programme introduced by Violet Carson

Contributors

Unknown: Jessie Crowther
Unknown: Mary Gornall
Unknown: Leona S. Bruckner
Abridged By: Audrey Lucas
Read By: Peggy Hassard
Introduced By: Violet Carson

: Band of the IRISH GUARDS

Conducted by Captain C. H. Jaeger
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain C. H. Jaeger

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harry Leader and his Band

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife. records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Jonquil Antony
(Continued in next column)
Miss Fairlove was engaged by Dr. Dale as his new secretary; Mrs. Dale did not take to her. Fulton offered to pay for Billy to go to Nursery School so that Gwen could still work for him, but David refused. Monument startled everyone by saying he was getting married. Bob brought home a new friend-Jack Denny, a Radio Officer.

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony
Mrs Date: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: James Dale
Bob Date: Leslie Heritage
Sally Lane: Thelma Hughes
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Jenny Owen: Hilda Schroder
Joan Dale: Olga Dickie
Mrs Boddicott: Nancy Nevinson
Bessie Monument: Iris Ballard
Madge Curran: Billie Whitelaw
Henry Freeman: Preston Lockwood
Joyce Freeman: Freda Falconer
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Maggs: Jack Howarth
Andrew Gardiner: Grey Blake

: Monday Matinee The Stars in Their Choices Yvonne Arnaud in 'THE NUTMEG TREE'

by Margery Sharp
Adapted and produced by Martyn C. Webster
Other parts played by: Brvan Powlev , Manning Wilson
T.St. John Barry and Peter Howell

Contributors

Unknown: Margery Sharp
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Played By: Brvan Powlev
Played By: Manning Wilson
Unknown: T.St. John Barry
Unknown: Peter Howell
Griffin: Winifred Oughton
Julia: Yvonne Arnaud
Sir William Waring: Richard Williams
Esme Bellingham: Diana Morrison
Fred Genocchio: Michael Turner
Ma Genocchio: Sophie Ellis
Mary: May Carey
Susan Packett: Barbara Lott
Mrs Packett: Gladys Boot
Bryan Relton: Richard Bebb

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Kay Cavendish at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Cavendish

: Journey Into Space: The Red Planet: 16

with David Jacobs

Lemmy, thinking he saw Mitch returning to the land-fleet from the nearby Martian city, opened the air-lock to let him in. However, when the figure finally entered the land-truck it was found to be McLean, one of the lost members of the wrecked Freighter Ship No. 2. McLean tried to persuade Lemmy to leave the land-fleet and go back to the city with him, but the radio operator, determined to resist the strange hvpnotic power that McLean now possessed, fought with the former crew member and overpowered him. But Mitch was still missing, and as night was falling all hopes of finding the engineer were rapidly diminishing.

Contributors

Writer/Producer: Charles Chilton
Music composed and conducted by: Van Phillips
Jet Morgan: Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnet: David Kossoff
Doc Matthews: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Stephen Mitchell: Bruce Beeby
[Actor]: David Jacobs

: Round the British Isles with TOP OF THE FORM

Question-masters,
John Ellison and Robert MacDermot
13-England v. Wales
Bournemouth School for Girls v. Grove Park School,
Wrexham (Boys)
Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

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

: GOING OUT WITH IVOR BROWN

In the last broadcast of the present series Ivor Brown offers a preview of some of the shows to be seen over Christmas
Arthur Askey, in person, tells you about the pantomime. Babes in the Wood,' in which he will be appearing at the Golders Green Hippodrome
Vivian Ellis plays music from his new show ' Listen to the Wind ' now running at the Oxford Playhouse
Ivor Brown also talks about ' The Little Glass Clock' by Hugh Mills at the Aldwych Theatre. London; 'Cinderella on Ice ' at the Empress Hall; and enjoyable new films

Contributors

Unknown: Ivor Brown
Unknown: Vivian Ellis

: SHOW BAND SHOW

Cyril Stapleton directs the BBC Show Band
Alfred Marks does his best to misdirect it and Rikki Fulton makes the introductions which include
The Stargazers, Ray Burns
Bill McGuffie , Harold Smart
Bert Weedon
(Continued in next colutnn)
The Show Band Singers
Produced by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Rikki Fulton
Unknown: Ray Burns
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

Contributors

Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: BRITISH JAZZ

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra
Produced bv
Jimmy Grant and Donald MacLean

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Parnell
Unknown: Jimmy Grant
Unknown: Donald MacLean

: ON WINGS OF SONG

Owen Brannigan (baritone) with Gerald Moore (piano) on gramophone records

Contributors

Baritone: Owen Brannigan
Piano: Gerald Moore

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' Typhoon ' by Joseph Conrad
Reader, Andrew Faulds
Abridger, Robert MacDermot
6-' A question of nerve '

Contributors

Reader: Andrew Faulds
Unknown: Robert MacDermot

: MOONLIGHT I.ULLABY

Henri Le Blanc at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Henri Le Blanc

: Weather Forecast Highlights

of tomorrow's programmes and News Summary








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