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: NEWS

: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by John Burnaby

Contributors

Presenter: John Burnaby

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: REGINALD DIXON

at the organ of the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack White and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Jack White

: Band of the 1st. Bn. THE KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS

(60th Rifles)
Conductor, Mr. E. W. Jeanes
Alfred Swain (baritone)

Contributors

Conductor: Mr. E. W. Jeanes
Baritone: Alfred Swain

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Colin Kingsley (piano)

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Piano: Colin Kingsley

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Story: ' Siam and Ginger Nut' by A. W. Orchard , told by Julia Lang

Contributors

Unknown: A. W. Orchard
Told By: Julia Lang

: ' A GRAND MAN '

by Catherine Cookson
Abridged by Audrey Lucas
Read by Ilsa Cameron
The fifth of nine instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Catherine Cookson
Abridged By: Audrey Lucas
Read By: Ilsa Cameron

: LOVE'S OLD SWEET SONGS

Percy Edgar introduces a programme of old favourites sung by people of Penzance, with musical accompaniment by Dudley Savage
Conductor, Ernest W. Goss with Mary Condon (contralto)
The songs have been chosen by old people of the town, some of whom join in the singing
Produced by Brenda Hamilton From St. John's Hall, Penzance

Contributors

Introduces: Percy Edgar
Conductor: Ernest W. Goss
Contralto: Mary Condon
Produced By: Brenda Hamilton

: PRIVATE REPORT

Six talks by Donald Boyd
4-Sunday
But for the change of season one Sunday was very like another in a certain Yorkshire household in the early nineteen-hundreds. Donald Boyd remembers chapel in the morning, Sunday school in the afternoon, and the relaxations of supper-time. He compares the sometimes oppressive respectability of that time with the freedoms of today.

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Boyd
Unknown: Donald Boyd

: INTERLUDE

: Racing

at Goodwood
The Chesterfield Cup
A handicap for three-year-olds and upwards, run over a distance of one mile and a quarter
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Tom E. Webster as race-reader
From Goodwood Racecourse

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Tom E. Webster

: FRANK KING

and his Music

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Dulcet Strings directed by Frank Stewart

Contributors

Directed By: Frank Stewart

: 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

: AT YOUR REQUEST

The music you have asked for introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: Bands of HER MAJESTY'S FORCES ABROAD

Band of the Royal Dragoons Conductor, Mr. A. F. Trythall Introduced by Alastair McDougall
Produced by Harry Mortimer
From the Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk . Hanover

Contributors

Conductor: Mr. A. F. Trythall
Introduced By: Alastair McDougall
Produced By: Harry Mortimer
Unknown: Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk

: MUSIC FROM AMERICA

A recorded programme of popular songs sung by the Choraliers Male Voice Choir

: MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC

from the BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Norman George )
. Conductor, Alyn Ainsworth with Les Howard , Barbara Law
Introduced by Roger Moffat

Contributors

Leader: Norman George
Conductor: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Les Howard
Unknown: Barbara Law
Introduced By: Roger Moffat

: The Archers

: Sport

including cricket close of play scores

: Arthur Askey in HELLO PLAYMATES

Written by and including
Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin with David Nixon , Diana Decker
Irene Handl , Pat Coombs
Bob Sharpies and his Music Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
(The recorded broadcast of February 24 in the Home Service)

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Denis Goodwin
Unknown: David Nixon
Unknown: Diana Decker
Unknown: Irene Handl
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Bob Sharpies
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont

: IT'S FOLLIES BUT IT'S FUN

Cyril Fletcher introduces personalities from the summer shows
Guest Star: Sam Costa
Song Star: Barbara Sumner
Fun Star: Eddie Molloy and featuring Leonard Henry a' ' The End of the Pier ' written by Patrick Mannock
The Peter Knight Singers The Jackie Brown Sextet
Script by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Devised and produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduces: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Barbara Sumner
Unknown: Eddie Molloy
Unknown: Leonard Henry
Written By: Patrick Mannock
Unknown: Jackie Brown
Script By: Charles Hart
Script By: Bernard Botting

: ' SINCERITY'

See columns 3 and 4 (The recorded broadcast of September 28. 1953)

: Friday Night is SEASIDE NIGHT

An hour of light entertainment for a summer evening
From the Assembly Hall,
Worthing given by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Doris Gambell and Owen Brannigan
Worthing Municipal Choir Conductor, James Kershaw
Introduced by Jean Metcaife
Produced by John Tylee in association with the Worthing Corporation

Contributors

Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Doris Gambell
Unknown: Owen Brannigan
Conductor: James Kershaw
Introduced By: Jean Metcaife
Produced By: John Tylee

: NEWS

: DESIGN FOR DANCING

A pattern of dance music woven by Johnnie Gray and his Band of the Day with Patti Lane and Franklyn Boyd
The Reg Wale Sextet with Doreen Lundy
Eric Jupp and his Players
David Jacobs is your host
Produced by John Browell

Contributors

Unknown: Johnnie Gray
Unknown: Patti Lane
Unknown: Franklyn Boyd
Unknown: Reg Wale Sextet
Unknown: Doreen Lundy
Unknown: Eric Jupp
Unknown: David Jacobs
Produced By: John Browell

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' Jennie ' by Paul Galileo
(to be read in fifteen instalments)
Read by John Laurie
Abridged by Edgar Holt
15—'The Other Side of the Door'

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Galileo
Read By: John Laurie

: DESIGN FOR DANCING

Softer shades for the late evening

: Close Down









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