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: NEWS

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Frank Weir
Introduces your request records

Contributors

Introduces: Frank Weir

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: HOWARD THOMAS

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ian Stewart and his Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Stewart

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: MORNING STORY

* Steer Course 180' by N. J. Crisp
Reader, Norman Shelley

Contributors

Reader: Norman Shelley

: ONE THING AND ANOTHER

A record miscellany

: OSCAR RABIN

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

Contributors

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

: Concert Hour BBC MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Donald Sturtivant )
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter

Contributors

Leader: Donald Sturtivant
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Today's story: ' The Axle's Broken ' by Helen Christison , told by Julia Lang

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Christison
Told By: Julia Lang

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Frontier Incident in the 'Thirties: Marion Lindval tells of her meeting with a spy-and its consequences
Making Cakes with Ann Hardy : first of four talks
Window Over the Kitchen Sink: Honor Wyatt recalls her memories of Ibiza
Looking at Pictures with Mervyn Levy : the last of six talks on the ideas that produced the great ' Isms ' of modern art
Serial:
' Joy in the Morning' by P. G. Wodehouse
Abridged by Barbara Henderson
Read by Ronald Simpson
The seventh of ten instalments
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe
For Women Readers-page 27

Contributors

Unknown: Marion Lindval
Unknown: Ann Hardy
Unknown: Mervyn Levy
Unknown: P. G. Wodehouse
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Ronald Simpson
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

: ISY GEIGER

and his Viennese Music
Norah Gruhn (soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Norah Gruhn

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Band of the Royal Horse Guards (The Blues)
Conducted by Captain J. E. Thirtle ,
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Captain J. E. Thirtle

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

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

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: JACK HELYER

at the BBC theatre organ

: JACK SALISBURY

and his Salon Orchestra

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Billy Thorburn at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Thorburn

: SID PHILLIPS

and his Band with Betty Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Betty Miller

: The Younger Generation PARADE

Into a New World
The jump from school life into the first job creates problems which have to be faced and overcome by nearly everyone, and many recur with each change of job. Tonight, helped by both adults and under-twenties. Parade attempts to offer advice on how to get the job, how to settle down. and how not to lose it
(Continued in next column)
Top of the Ladder: Joyce Grenfell
Carole Allen , an amateur impressionist, interviews Joyce Grenfell in her theatre dressing-room, and seeks advice about the way to the top

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Carole Allen
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell

: The Archers

: "PP. Sport

: HAVE A GO!'

See below

: FAMILY FAVOURITES

Tunes you have asked us to play

: NIGHTS OF GLADNESS

The Lee Ephraim Story Written and narrated by John Watt
The Singers:
Iris Villiers , Billie Baker
Clarence Wright , Laurie Payne
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Programme produced by Michael North
Lee Ephraim was known at one time as the ' Mystery Man of the Theatre.' It was a title that he deserved. He was a retiring man who never thrust himself into the limelight and yet, though his name might not be known to the wide public, he had as many successes to his credit as many more flamboyant managements. The Desert Song was his greatest triumph but he was also responsible for Rose Marie , Gay Divorce, On Your Toes, all the Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert shows during the war, and also Carissima.

Contributors

Unknown: Lee Ephraim Story
Unknown: John Watt
Singers: Iris Villiers
Singers: Billie Baker
Unknown: Clarence Wright
Unknown: Laurie Payne
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Produced By: Michael North
Produced By: Lee Ephraim
Unknown: Rose Marie
Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jack Hulbert

: Tony Hancock with Moira Lister. Bill Kerr and Sidney James in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Being a chronicle of the life and misadventures of Anthony Hancock , the celebrated waif
The ' Hancock Theme ' and other incidental music composed by Wally Stott
The Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Hancock
Composed By: Wally Stott
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: NEWS

: Come dance in the Gaucho Room of the BBC LATIN-AMERICAN BALLROOM

with Edmundo Ros and his Band
Learn to dance the exotic rhythm of the mambo, samba, son-rumba, guracha. baion, and bolero mambo
Ballroom host, Edmundo Ros
Devised and presented by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Edmundo Ros
Unknown: Edmundo Ros
Presented By: David Miller

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Riddle of Samson' by Andrew Garve
(to be read in thirteen instalments)
Reader, David King-Wood
Abridger,
Arthur Calder Marshall
10—' Olivia's Version'

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Garve
Reader: David King-Wood
Unknown: Arthur Calder Marshall

: LATIN-AMERICAN BALLROOM

moves out of doors
' Under the Stars' to find the music of Don Carlos and his Samba Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Don Carlos

: Close Down









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