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and his Novelty Sextet with Frank Baron (piano)


Piano: Frank Baron


(accordion) with rhythm accompaniment

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition


Producer: Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: Thelma Rogers
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Grace Archer: Ysanne Churchman
Christine Archer: Lesley Saweard
Mr Fairbrother: Leslie Bowmar
Mrs Fairbrother: Joy Davies
Simon: Eddie Robinson
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Squire: Ronald Baddiley
Ben White: Will Kings
John Tregorran: Basil Jones
Carol Grey: Anne Cullen
Reggie Trentham: Peter Wilde
Valerie Trentham: Ann Johnson
Len Thomas: Arnold Peters
Mary Thomas: Noreen Baddiley
Police Constable Bryden: John Dexter
Doctor Cavendish: Geoffrey Lewis
Mrs Turvey: Courtney Hope
Paul Johnson: Leslie Dunn
Mr Sproggett: Philip Garston-Jones


Melodies, songs, and dances from both sides of the Atlantic
David McCallum and the Strolling Players with Charles Kennedy (tenor)


Unknown: David McCallum
Tenor: Charles Kennedy


A travelogue in which Julitha Walsh tells of a journey she made in Western Australia, north of the tropic of Capricorn, to record Aborigines who live by the Fitzroy River
Produced by Harold Rogers


Unknown: Julitha Walsh
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: People's Service

I There is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved' (Acts 4, v. 12)
Four Great Converts
4-The Prison Governor
Service fro Hildenborough Hall Christian Holiday Conference Centre, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, conducted by Tom Rees


Conducted By: Tom Rees

: Two-Way Family Favourites

for the tenth anniversary week of the British Forces Network in Germany
Jean Metcalfe in London and Dennis Scuse in Cologne share today's requests for Service men and women abroad and their families at home with Alan Clarke in Manchester, Derek Jones in Bristol, Chris Howland in Hamburg and Cliff Michelmore in London, all past members of the Two-Way Family Favourites team


Unknown: Dennis Scuse
Unknown: Alan Clarke
Unknown: Derek Jones
Unknown: Chris Howland
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

The Boys with the Laughs
Alan Breeze , Doreen Stephens
The Bandits and Mr. Wakey Wakey (Himself)
Produced by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Doreen Stephens
Unknown: Mr. Wakey Wakey
Produced By: Glyn Jones


(' Twenty Questions * broadcast by arrangement with Maurice Winnick )


Arrangement With: Maurice Winnick


A recorded programme of traditional jazz by The Dutch Swing College Band
Conducted by Peter Schilperoort


Conducted By: Peter Schilperoort


Second of four programmes by Arthur Marshall in which he recommends books, new and old, that have given him pleasure recently
' The Tall Dark Man by Anne Chamberlain
A schoolgirl sees a murder committed. but nobody will believe her story because of her habit of inventing fantasies and telling them as truth
' Into the Blue' by Lionel Ferguson
A true account of the adventures of five Cambridge undergraduates on a trip in their car, ' Winnie,' through Western Europe and North Africa to Ethiopia
' White August' by John Boland
One of a series of novels of tomorrow in which an aggressive power, using a new scientific method, launches a war against Britain, from which at the eleventh hour, Britain emerges triumphant


Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Anne Chamberlain
Unknown: Lionel Ferguson
Unknown: John Boland

: Patrick Barr and Pauline Jameson in ' THE BARLOWES OF BEDDINGTON'

by Warren Chetham-Strode
Episode 2 Prefects :
Production by Audrey Cameron


Unknown: Warren Chetham-Strode
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Robert Barlowe, Headmaster of Beddington School: Patrick Barr
Kate Barlowe, his wife: Pauline Jameson
Archer: Nicky Edmett
Jackson: Brian Smith
Sterndale, Head of Clock House: Gawn Grainger
Annie, the maid: Freda Falconer
Mrs Nettlefold: Vera Lennox
Matron of School House: Molly Rankin
Stockfield, Head of the School: Cavan Malone
Paxton, Head of Rankin's: Anthony Verner
Canning, Head of Jefferson's: Hugh Munro
Bannister: Richard Bennett
Ferris: Brian Smith
Blakelock: John Charlesworth
Jervis Head of School House: Harold Reece
Mr Stockfleld: Gilbert Davis
Johnson: Andrew Vale
Blagdon: Keith Murphy
Frisby: Dawson France
Boys of Beddington: Michael Daridia,
Boys of Beddington: Michael Maguire
Boys of Beddington: Sonny Doran
Boys of Beddington: Robin Willett
Boys of Beddington: Nicky Edmett

: Bernard Monshin in MELODY HOUR

with his
Concert Tango Orchestra
Julie Dawn and the Freddie Phillips Quintet
A second programme of music in the Latin-American style, with songs to suit the mood and the music
Introduced by Roy Williams
Produced by John Tylee


Unknown: Julie Dawn
Unknown: Freddie Phillips
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: John Tylee


Franklin Engelmann with a BBC mobile recording unit visits Matlock, to meet local people who talk about their lives and jobs and choose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in * MEET THE HUGGETTS'

Written by Eddie Maguire
' Rough Justice'


Written By: Eddie Maguire


Singing stars of the screen in extracts from their films
This week: Danny Kaye
Compiled by Gordon Gow
Programme produced by Denys Jones


Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Produced By: Denys Jones

: Jack Buchanan THE MAN ABOUT TOWN

This week's guests:
Leslie Henson and Spike Milligan with Vanessa Lee , Pat Coombs
David Jacobs and The Coronets and presenting Hubert Gregg and his Songs about London
' I'd Pick Piccadilly '
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Written by Gale Pedrick Produced by Roy Speer
(The recorded broadcast of June 17 in the Home Service)


Unknown: Leslie Henson
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Hubert Gregg
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Roy Speer

: Greenwich Time Signal; News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week

: These Radio Times

The informal story of radio entertainment
Chapter Four:
Valentine Britten, Librarian of the BBC Gramophone Library
Hattie Jacques
Cavan O'Connor
Henry Oscar
Robert Robinson, Radio Critic of the Sunday Chronicle
Victor Silvester
Narrator, Rex Palmer
Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Alfred Dunning


Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Cavan O'Connor
Unknown: Henry Oscar
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Narrator: Victor Silvester
Narrator: Rex Palmer
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning


Community hymn-singing from St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church, Peverell, Plymouth, led by the Plymouth Catholic Choral Society. Hymns introduced by Father Agnellus Andrew , O.F.M. Praise we our God with joy (Tune,
Nun danket)
0 God of earth and altar (Tune.
Sole hope of all the world (Tune, St.
Sing, my tongue, of warfare ended
(Tune, Mannheim)
0 Jesus Christ, remember (Tune.
Soul of my Saviour (Tune, Anima
0 Purest of Creatures (Tune, Maria zu lieben)
Light of all days (Tune, Tallis' Canon) Conductor, Monsignor Michael O'Neill
Organist. Lal. Denley


Introduced By: Father Agnellus Andrew
Conductor: Monsignor Michael O'Neill


Jean Pougnet and the Palm Court Orchestra with Arthur Richards


Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Unknown: Arthur Richards


// / travel in your company,
You know the way to heaven's door'
George Herbert : ' Church Music ' A group of programmes about some favourite hymn tunes
Presented by the Rev. Cyril Taylor
Warden of the Royal School of Church Music with Wilfred Brown (tenor) and the St. Martin's Singers


Unknown: George Herbert
Unknown: Rev. Cyril Taylor
Tenor: Wilfred Brown

: Bruce Trent wanders DOWN MELODY LANE

with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Music edited by Edwin Braden
Devised and produced by Frank Hooper


Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Edited By: Edwin Braden
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: Jack Payne and Peggy Cochrane in MR. AND MRS. MUSIC.

A musical conversation piece with a piano and some gramophone records

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