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: 'O come,

all ye faithful'

: EXPEDITION SOUTH—5

A glittering white Christmas of a most unusual kind is now being spent by the eighteen men who left Britain in October aboard the Royal Research Ship John Biscoe. They are among the penguins and ice of the Antarctic. With the help of recording equipment, John Hillaby captures some of the humour and excitement of life in a strange white world.

Contributors

Unknown: John Biscoe.
Unknown: John Hillaby

: EXPEDITION SOUTH-5

A glittering white Christmas of a most unusual kind is now being spent by the eighteen men who left Britain in October aboard the Royal Research Ship John Biscoe. They are among the penguins and ice of the Antarctic. With the help of recording equipment, John HiUaby captures some of the humour and excitement of lite in a strange white world.

Contributors

Unknown: John Biscoe.
Unknown: John Hiuaby

: ON CHRISTMAS MORNING

Carols by choirs of young people in Wales and Germany
Introduced by Antonia Ridge From :Germany
Schaumburger Marehensanger ,
Obernkirchen
Conductor, Edith Moller From Wales:Cardiff Snowflakes Choir Conductor,
Eira Novello-Williams

Contributors

Introduced By: Antonia Ridge
Unknown: Schaumburger Marehensanger
Conductor: Edith Moller

: ON CHRISTMAS MORNING

Carols by choirs of young people in Wales and Germany
Introduced byAntonia Ridge
From Germany:
Schaumburger Marchensanger ,
Obernkirchen
Conductor, Edith Moller
From Wales:
Cardiff Snowflakes Choir
Conductor,
Eira Novello-Williams
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Introduced By: Antonia Ridge
Unknown: Schaumburger Marchensanger
Conductor: Edith Moller
Conductor: Eira Novello-Williams

: THESE CHRISTMAS TIMES

So ' mikes ' are heartless thingst Well, lend your ears
To our mike's memories From down the years.
Recalling Christmas times And what we owe.
To artists such as these We list below ...
Arthur Askey
Fay Compton
Laurence Gilliam
(Head of BBC Features)
Patricia Hayes
(The BBC's first Peter Pan)
Leonard Henry and Edward Ward
(The BBC reporter)
Narrator, Rex Palmer
The programme includes some unique records from the BBC Library
Musical introductions by Flotsam ( B.C. Hilliam ) Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Fay Compton
Unknown: Laurence Gilliam
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Leonard Henry
Narrator: Rex Palmer
Unknown: B.C. Hilliam
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: THESE CHRISTMAS TIMES

So ' mikes ' are heartless things Well, lend your ears
To our mike's memories From down the years.
Recalling Christmas times And what we owe,
To artists such as these We list below ...
Arthur Askey , Fay Compton
Laurence Gilliam
(Head of BBC Features)
Patricia Hayes
(The BBC's first Peter Pan)
Leonard Henry and Edward Ward
(The BBC reporter)
Narrator, Rex Palmer including some unique records from the BBC Library
Musical introductions by Flotsam ( B.C. Hilliam )
Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Fay Compton
Unknown: Laurence Gilliam
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Leonard Henry
Unknown: Edward Ward
Narrator: Rex Palmer
Unknown: B.C. Hilliam
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: BRASS BAND OF THE YEAR

Fairey Aviation Works Band
Conductor, Harry Mortimer
(Winners of this year's National
Brass Band Championship)
In this programme the band will play the prize-winning march from this year's Fred Mortimer Commemoration Concert.

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Mortimer

: BRASS BAND OF THE YEAR

Fairey Aviation Works Band
Conductor, Harry Mortimer
(Winners of this year's National
Brass Band Championship)

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Mortimer

: A CHILD THIS DAY IS BORN

The Christmas story retold by Tom Fleming and the hymns and carols sung by the Scottish Junior Singers
Conducted by Agnes Duncan

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Fleming
Conducted By: Agnes Duncan

: A CHILD THIS DAY IS BORN

The Christmas story retold by Tom Fleming and the hymns and carols sung by the Scottish Junior Singers
Conducted by Agnes Duncan

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Fleming
Conducted By: Agnes Duncan

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Commentary on the second half of one of today's League matches

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Commentary on the second half of one of today's League matches

: GREETINGS HOME

Christmas Messages recorded by members of Her Majesty's Forces in the Canal Zone, Libya, Malta, Malaya, Korea, Hong Kong, Cyprus, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Ceylon, and Bermuda, for their families in this country, with records of popular tunes and favourite artists
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: GREETINGS HOME

Christmas Messages recorded by members of Her Majesty's Forces in the Canal Zone, Libya, Malta, Malaya, Korea, Hong Kong, Cyprus, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Ceylon, and Bermuda, for their families in this country, with records of popular tunes and favourite artists
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: LISTEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY

for children under five

: LISTEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY

A musical programme for children under five
Ann Driver , Marjorie Westbury and Maurice Bevan , with Florence Hooton (cello). Granville Jones (violin), and Richard Adeney (flute and piccolo), include: 'A Carriage To Ride In,' ' I Saw Three Ships,' ' The Friendly Beasts,' and ' Patapan.' Introduced by Robin Boyle

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Maurice Bevan
Cello: Florence Hooton
Cello: Granville Jones
Cello: Richard Adeney
Introduced By: Robin Boyle

: Wilfred Pickles's CHRISTMAS PARTY

from the children's ward at
Black Notley Hospital,
Braintree, Essex
At the piano, Harry Hudson

Contributors

Piano: Harry Hudson

: Wilfred Pickles's CHRISTMAS PARTY

from the children's ward at Black Notley Hospital Braintree, Essex
At the piano. Harry Hudson

Contributors

Piano: Harry Hudson

: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

Beat the Expert: Robin Richmond at the electric organ with Winifred Taylor at the piano
Ask Me Another
The Midlands—2
Derbyshire and Leicestershire:
Isobel Barnett
Peter Long, John Periam
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richmond
Unknown: Winifred Taylor
Unknown: John Periam
Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: WHAT DO YOU KNOW ?

Beat the Expert: Robin Richmond at the electric organ with Winifred Taylor at the piano
Ask Me Another
A general knowledge quiz
The Midlands 2:
Derbyshire and Leicestershire
Isobel Barnett «
Peter Long , John Periam
Chairman. Franklin Engelmann Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richmond
Unknown: Winifred Taylor
Unknown: Peter Long
Unknown: John Periam
Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: MATTIWILDA DOBBS

sings with the 1 BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: MATTIWILDA DOBBS

sings with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor, Charles Mackerras

Contributors

Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Norman Shelley and Deryck Guyler in ' COMMAND PERFORMANCE'

by Richard Baldwyn
Adapted from Jules Claretie'sshort story about a « little boy and a clown
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Baldwyn
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Madeleine Legrand: Cécile Chevreau
Jacques Legrand: Deryck Guyler
A doctor: Keith Pyott
Francois, the Legrands' son: Nicky Edmett
Monsieur Dubois: John Turnbull
A circus attendant: Bryan Powley
A clown: Geoffrey Matthews
Pierre, valet to Monsieur Morens: Manning Wilson
Monsieur Morens (Boum-Boum): Norman 'Shelley

: Norman Shelley and Deryck Guyler in ' COMMAND PERFORMANCE '

by Richard Baldwyn
Adapted from
Jules Claret ie's short story about a little boy and a clown
Produced by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Baldwyn
Unknown: Jules Claret
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Madeleine Legrand: Cecile Chevreau
Jacques Legrand: Deryck Guyler
Francois, their son: Nicky Edmett
A doctor: Keith Pyott
Monsieur Dubois: John Turnbull
A circus attendant: Bryan Powlcv
A clown: Geoffrey Matthews
Monsieur Morens (Boum-Boum): Norman Shelley
Pierre, his valet: Manning Wilson

: A SONG OF YOUNG FRANCE

Christmas music sung by The Little Singers of Saint Laurent

: A SONG OF YOUNG FRANCE

Christmas music sung by The Little Singers of Saint Laurent

: SPORTS REPORT

including football results
Special reports on: Football League: Arsenal v. Chelsea by W. J. Hicks : Cardiff City v. West Bromwich Albion by Max Rawlings : Manchester City v. Newcastle United by H. D. Davies : Sunderland v. Huddersfield Town by A. T. Davies : Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Everton by Teddy Eden
Scottish League: Tommy Muirhead on an outstanding match
Talking Sport: A free discussion on the latest news and topics
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Unknown: W. J. Hicks
Unknown: Max Rawlings
Unknown: H. D. Davies
Unknown: A. T. Davies
Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: SPORTS REPORT

including football results
Special reports on: Football League: Arsenal v. Chelsea by W. J. Hicks : Cardiff City v. West Bromwich Albion by Max Rawlings ; Manchester City v. Newcastle United by H D. Davies ; Sunderland v. Huddersfleld Town by A. T. Davies ; Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Ever-ton by Teddy Eden
Scottish League: Tommy Muirhead on an outstanding Scottish League match Talking Sport: A free discussion on the latest news and topics of the moment
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews concert bv Angus Mackay

Contributors

Unknown: W. J. Hicks
Unknown: Max Rawlings
Unknown: H D. Davies
Unknown: A. T. Davies
Unknown: Tommy Muirhead
Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Unknown: Angus MacKay

: FRANKIE LAINE

(Mr. Rhythm) ' with Vic Lewis and his Orchestra
At the piano, Al Lerner
Announcer. Rikki Fulton
Presented by Peter Eton

Contributors

Unknown: Vic Lewis
Piano: Al Lerner
Announcer: Rikki Fulton
Presented By: Peter Eton

: FRANKIE LAINE

(Mr. Rhythm) with Vie Lewis and his Orchestra
At the piano, Al Lerner
Announcer. Rikki Fulton
Presented by Peter Eton

Contributors

Piano: Al Lerner
Announcer: Rikki Fulton
Presented By: Peter Eton

: Wynford Vaughan Thomas flies OVER THE POLE TO HOLLYWOOD

After a dramatic journey over the Greenland ice-cap Wynford
Vaughan Thomas found himself for the first time amidst the sunshine, stars, and studios of the world's glamour capital. He arrived an innocent in Hollywood; he returned to describe his journey and give you the Christmas greetings of the stars including Danny Kaye
Rock Hudson , Pier Angeli and Glynis Johns

Contributors

Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Rock Hudson
Unknown: Pier Angeli
Unknown: Glynis Johns

: Wynford Vaughan Thomas flies OVER THE POLE TO HOLLYWOOD

After a dramatic journey over the Greenland ice-cap Wynford Vaughan Thomas found himself for the first time amidst the sunshine, stars, and studios of the world's glamour capital. He has now returned from Hollywood to describe his journey and give you the Christmas greetings of the stars including Danny Kaye , Rock Hudson, Pier Angeli , and Glynis Johns

Contributors

Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Rock Hudson,
Unknown: Pier Angeli
Unknown: Glynis Johns

: YULE BE LUCKY

AI Read invites you to share Christmas Fare with his family at their home in St. Annes-on-Sea

: YULE BE LUCKY

Al Read invites you to share Christmas Fare with his family at their home in St. Annes-on-Sea

: The Gorgon's Head

by Stephen Black
Adapted from the novel by Ladbroke Black
[Starring] Richard Hurndall in a quite unbelievable comedy
'I would never have believed it unless I had seen it with my own eyes. But your uncle has been turned to stone!'
Production by Martyn C. Webster
Other parts played by: Hugh David, Geoffrey Matthews, Julian Forbes, and Charles Hodgson

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Black
Novel By: Ladbroke Black
Production By: Martyn C. Webster
Played By: Hugh David
Played By: Geoffrey Matthews
Unknown: Julian Forbes
Unknown: Charles Hodgson
Charles Tempest: Richard Hurndall
Darcy Pringle: Richard Bebb
Chloe Heathcote: Belle Chrystall
P C MacMunn: Lewis Stringer
Mrs MacMunn: Elizabeth Maude
Professor Crane: Manning Wilson

: Richard Hurndall in a quite unbelievable comedy I would never have believed it unless I had seen it with my own eyes. But your uncle has been turned to stone! ' ' THE GORGON'S HEAD'

by Stephen Black
Adapted from the novel by Ladbroke Black
Production by Martyn C. Webster
Other parts played by: Hugh David , Geoffrey Matthews
Julian Forbes. and Charles Hodgson

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Black
Novel By: Ladbroke Black
Production By: Martyn C. Webster
Played By: Hugh David
Played By: Geoffrey Matthews
Played By: Julian Forbes.
Played By: Charles Hodgson
Charles Tempest: Richard Hurndall
Darcy Pringle: Richard Bebb
Chloe Heathcote: Belle Chrystall
P C MacMunn: Lewis Stringer
Mrs MacMunn: Elizabelh Maude
Professor Crane: Manning Wilson

: MY MUSICAL MEMORIES

recalled by Tom Jenkins and featuring
The Tom Jenkins Quintet

Contributors

Recalled By: Tom Jenkins

: MY MUSICAL MEMORIES

recalled by Tom Jenkins and featuring
The Tom Jenkins Quintet

Contributors

Recalled By: Tom Jenkins

: 'ON STAGE, COLISEUM'

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Part 2

: BBC BALLROOM

Dancing to the music of: Geraldo and his Orchestra with Roy Edwards and Georgia Lee and Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra with Kenny Bardell , Patti Forbes ,
Gordon Langhorn. Don Cameron and the Mackpies
10.55 app. Cabaret:
Cardew Robinson
Master of Ceremonies,
Paul Carpenter
Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Edwards
Unknown: Georgia Lee
Unknown: Kenny Bardell
Unknown: Patti Forbes
Unknown: Gordon Langhorn.
Unknown: Paul Carpenter
Produced By: John Hooper

: BBC BALLROOM

Dancing to the music of: Geraldo and his Orchestra with Roy Edwards and Georgia Lee and Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra with Kenny Bardell , Patti Forbes.
Gordon Langhorn. Don Cameron and the Mackpies
10.55 app. Cabaret:
Cardew Robinson
Master of Ceremonies,
Paul Carpenter
Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Edwards
Unknown: Georgia Lee
Unknown: Ken MacKintosh
Unknown: Kenny Bardell
Unknown: Patti Forbes.
Unknown: Gordon Langhorn.
Unknown: Don Cameron
Unknown: Cardew Robinson
Unknown: Paul Carpenter
Produced By: John Hooper

: THE LORD OF LOVE

A Meditation on the Birth of Christ
Poems by the late Father Andrew of the Society of the Divine Compassion, selected and arranged for broadcasting by the Rev. Richard Tatlock

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Richard Tatlock

: THE LORD OF LOVE

A Meditation on the Birth of Christ
Poems by the late Father Andrew of the Society of the Divine Compassion, selected and arranged for broadcasting by the Rev. Richard Tatlock

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Richard Tatlock








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