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Conducted by Reginald Kilbey James Moody (piano)


Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Piano: James Moody


at the electric organ


The Sunday supplement to Woman's Hour with Nancy Spain introducing
A Name in the News
Woman's Hour
Spring Fashion Supplement: with contributions from Iris Ashley , Alison Settle
Ailsa Garland , Anne Scott-James
Alice Hooper Beck , Thelrna Holland and Margaret Pearce
Joan Sterndale-Bennett reading from
• Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures ' by Douglas Jerrold


Unknown: Iris Ashley
Unknown: Alison Settle
Unknown: Ailsa Garland
Unknown: Anne Scott-James
Unknown: Alice Hooper Beck
Unknown: Thelrna Holland
Unknown: Margaret Pearce
Unknown: Joan Sterndale-Bennett
Unknown: Douglas Jerrold


with Teifion Williams
The Silver Chords Choir
The Fairoak
Boys' Secondary Schools Choir
(Chorus-Master, Stuart Jones )
The Strings in Harmony
Introduced by Arthur Phillips
Production by Mai Jones


Chorus-Master: Stuart Jones
Introduced By: Arthur Phillips
Production By: Mai Jones


This week:
The top records from Portugal
The programme is based on information supplied by Emissora Nacional de Radiodifusao
Introduced by Elkan Allan


Introduced By: Elkan Allan

: People's Service

There was much murmuring among the people concerning him. Some said, He is a good man: others said, Nay; but he deceiveth the people
(St. John 7. v. 12)
What Think Ye of Christ?
4— 'The Way., the Truth, and the Life'
Service from the Roman Catholic
Church of St. Edward the Confessor, Sutton Park , Guildford, Surrey; conducted by the Rev. Father Gordon Albion , D.Hist.sc.


Unknown: Sutton Park
Unknown: Father Gordon Albion


Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Dennis Scuse


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Dennis Scuse

: Edmundo Ros and Ray Ellington in MR. ROS AND MR. RAY

with Dick Katz , Marion Ryan
The Ray Ellington Quartet
The Edmundo Ros
Latin-American Orchestra
Script by Johnny Speight Producer, Jimmy Grant


Unknown: Dick Katz
Unknown: Marion Ryan
Script By: Johnny Speight
Producer: Jimmy Grant


on laughter, song, and music with Xed Lune
Morecambe and Wise Brian Reece
Les Howard , Julie Dawn
The Raymond Woodhead Choir and the Augmented
BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth


Unknown: Wise Brian Reece
Unknown: Les Howard
Unknown: Julie Dawn
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth

: Radio Theatre: The Seventh Star

A new play for broadcasting by Stephen Grenfell

(see "Both Sides of the Mircophone")


Writer: Stephen Grenfell
Production: Ayton Whitaker
Narrator: Stephen Grenfell
Tracey (as a child): Jonathan Swift
Cathy (as a child): Catherine George
Gerald (as a child): Bernard Doe
Bruce (as a child): Keith Davies
Chief Detective-Inspector Cassidy: T. St. John Barry
John Bissett: Richard Williams
Sergeant Ames: Peter Claughton
Alice Bissett: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Tracey: Brian Haines
Belle: Annabel Maule
Cathy: Beth Boyd
Bruce: Peter Howell
Police Constable Ashbrooke: Manning Wilson
Superintendent Havers: Geoffrey Matthews
Gerald: Patrick Troughton
Mr Kendall: John Ruddock
Police Constable Harris: Derek Birch
Andrews: Rolf Lefebvre
Workman: Hugh David
Sir Arthur Burton: George Merritt
Secretary: James Thomason
Linesman: George Hagan

: Holiday Hour

A winter programme looking back to last summer and forward to next.
Memories of sunlit days Plans for leisure to come with musical excursions conducted by Paul Fenoulhet and the Augmented Variety Orchestra.
This week you are invited to hear about:
A holiday on a narrow boat on the Midland Waterways, with Gordon Glover
A bus journey from Looe to Land's End, by Eric Phillips
A Mediterranean cruise, from Georgie Henschel and to listen to your own holiday questions answered by travel experts.
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Arranged by Bernard Lyons
Produced by Arthur Phillips


Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Gordon Glover
Unknown: Eric Phillips
Unknown: Georgie Henschel
Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Arranged By: Bernard Lyons
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

'The New Wallpaper' with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Horace Percival , Doris Rogers
Molly Weir , Richard Bellaers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Bob Block
Ronnie Hanbury and Bebe Daniels
Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson
Produced by Tom Ronald


Unknown: Barbara Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Horace Percival
Unknown: Doris Rogers
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Richard Bellaers
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Bob Block
Written By: Ronnie Hanbury
Written By: Bebe Daniels
Music By: Arthur Wilkinson
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: Close-up of Beatrice Lillie

A portrait of the internationally famous comedienne.
Another in the series of radio portraits of well-known personalities of the entertainment world.
Friends and associates helping to tell the story are:
Leslie Bricusse
Constance Carpenter
André Chariot
May Jacobs
Robert Morley
Kenneth Tynan


Subject: Beatrice Lillie
Writer: Gale Pedrick
Narrator: Arthur Bush
Producer: Derek Chinnery
Unknown: Leslie Bricusse
Unknown: Constance Carpenter
Unknown: André Chariot
Unknown: Jacobs Robert Morley
Unknown: Kenneth Tynan

: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards in TAKE IT FROM HERE

with Wallas Eaton
Alma Cogan , June Whitfield
The Keynotes
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Announcer, David Dunhill Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell


Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Unknown: Alma Cogan
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Announcer: David Dunhill
Script By: Frank Muir
Script By: Denis Norden
Produced By: Charles Maxwell

: Greenwich Time Signal; News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week

: Star Bill

presents the best in Britain's show business
Introduced by Nicholas Parsons
The star, guests include:
Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Home
Edmund Hockridge
Dorothy Carless
The George Mitchell Glee Club
Music directed by Stanley Black and his Concert Orchestra
Written by Llo Harris and Richard Waring with Nicholas Parsons
Produced by Douglas Moodie


Introduced By: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Directed By: Stanley Black
Written By: Llo Harris
Written By: Richard Waring
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Produced By: Douglas Moodie


From Bromley Parish Church, led by Anglican and Free Church Choirs from six churches in the town engaged in a united evangelistic campaign
Conductor, Sidney Smith
Organist, Mary Walker
Hymns introduced by the Vicar,
Canon Murray Walton
Jesus shall reign, where'er the sun
(Tune, Galilee)
Ye holy angels bright (Tune, Darwall's 148th)
Praise to the Lord. the Almighty, the King of Creation (Tune, Praxis Pietatis)
Trumpet of God, sound high! (Tune,
Thou whose Almighty word (Tune,
Through the night of doubt and sorrow (Tune, Marching)
Souls of men, why will ye scatter
(Tune. Stuttgart)
When I survey the wondrous Cross
(Tune, Rockingham)


Unknown: Canon Murray Walton


Jean Pougnet and the Palm Court Orchestra with Glenice Halliday


Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Unknown: Glenice Halliday


Christian opinion on some of the things we talk about
Speaker: C. A. Joyce


Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: Edric Connor goes a-roving DOWN MELODY LANE

coming upon songs and melodies in the by-ways of familiar music with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Frank Hooper


Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Frank Hooper


A programme of records
Introduced by Michael Brookes


Introduced By: Michael Brookes

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