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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Gary Miller

Contributors

Introduced By: Gary Miller

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: REGINALD DIXON

at the organ of the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Phil Tate and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Phil Tate

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Jonquil Antony

: CHARLIE KATZ

and his Novelty Sextet

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Lennie Felix at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Lennie Felix

: Band of the ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS

Conducted by Major John L. Judd M.B.E. ,
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Major John L. Judd M.B.E.

: HOLLYWOOD ROUND-UP

A ' personal call' to the film city to hear words and music from
Edmund Purdom
Jane Powell
Gene Kelly
Marge and Gower Champion
Vic Damone and Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra
Presented by Desmond Carrington
4 Carrington-Hale Production.

Contributors

Unknown: Edmund Purdom
Unknown: Jane Powell
Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Vic Damone
Unknown: Xavier Cugat
Presented By: Desmond Carrington

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Today's story: ' Richard and Maureen go to the Sea.' by Joan E. Cass. told by Dorothy Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Joan E. Cass.
Told By: Dorothy Smith

: Worthington Finds a Friend

Antony Bilbow tells another story about his 'dog with a difference'.

Contributors

Storyteller: Antony Bilbow

: LOVE'S OLD SWEET SONGS

Percy Edgar
Introduces a programme of old favourites sung by people of . Bristol, with musical accompaniment by Dudley Savage
Conductor, Ernest W. Goss
Barbara Sumner (soprano)
The songs for this broadcast have been chosen by old people of the city, some of whom. join in the singing
Produced by Brenda Hamilton
From the BBC Theatre. Bristol

Contributors

Introduces: Percy Edgar
Conductor: Ernest W. Goss
Soprano: Barbara Sumner
Produced By: Brenda Hamilton

: A YANK AMONG THE DEBS

A talk by Ben Duncan
No money and no dinner-iacket might give a man two good Reasons for declining an invitation to a debutantes' dance. But Ben Duncan comes from New Mexico, where good reasons aren't quite good enough. He accepted with pleasure, prepared with gay abandon, faltered on the threshold, and in the end, as he says, ' really enjoyed myself.*

Contributors

Talk By: Ben Duncan
Unknown: Ben Duncan

: TEDDY FOSTER

and his New Music

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Richard Crean Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Crean Orchestra

: 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

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: CALLENDER'S CABLE WORKS BAND

Conductor, C. A. Waters

Contributors

Conductor: C. A. Waters

: TURN AND TURN-ABOUT

Jazz and sophistication combine in a programme by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra

Contributors

Programme By: Duke Ellington

: MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC

BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Alyn Ainsworth with Les Howard
Introduced by Roger Moffat

Contributors

Conductor: Alyn Ainsworth
Introduced By: Roger Moffat

: Sport

including cricket close of play scores and Raymond Glendenning on tomorrow's football

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Glendenning

: 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

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

: Palace of Varieties

from the National Radio Show at Earls Court with Margery Manners
Harry Mooney
Bertha Willmott
George Betton
Harry Mooney and Victor King
Chairman, Rob Currie
Palace of Varieties Chorus and the BBC Revue Orchestra
The show produced and conducted by Ernest Longstaffe
See page 6

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Mooney
Unknown: Bertha Willmott
Unknown: George Betton
Unknown: Harry Mooney
Unknown: Rob Currie
Conducted By: Ernest Longstaffe

: ' SINCERITY'

by Warwick Deeping
Adapted byBetty Stafford Robinson
Conclusion-' Defeat and Victory '
Other parts played by Audrey Mendes and Douglas Hayes
Produced by Ayton Whitaker

Contributors

Unknown: Warwick Deeping
Adapted By: Betty Stafford Robinson
Played By: Audrey Mendes
Played By: Douglas Hayes
Produced By: Ayton Whitaker
Mrs Loosely: Eileen Thorndike
Whitehead: Wyndham Milligan
Josiah Crabbe: Arthur Ridley
Jess Mascall: Olive Gregg
John Wolfe: Roger Delgado
Mrs Mascall: Elsa Palmer
Mrs Brandon: Antoinette Cellier
Crump: Harry Lockwood West
Rev Robert Fleming: John Nugent Hayward
Jasper Turrell: Richard George
Adam Grinch: Ian Sadler

: Show Band Show

from the National Radio Show at Earls Court
The BBC Show Band directed by Cyril Stapleton welcomes Jon Pertwee and a return visit by Ray Burns
with Rikki Fulton, The Stargazers, Harold Smart, Bert Weedon, Dennis Wilson, The Show Band Singers and Janie Marden
Production by Leonard Trebilco
J. C. Hutton writes on page 9

Contributors

Musicians: The BBC Show Band
Directed by: Cyril Stapleton
Comedian: Jon Pertwee
Singer: Ray Burns
Comedian: Rikki Fulton
Musician: Harold Smart
Musician: Bert Weedon
Musician: Dennis Wilson
[Actress]: Janie Marden
Production by: Leonard Trebilco

: SERVANTS OF THE PEOPLE

Real stories from official records
Introduced by Captain Athelstan Popkess , Chief Constable of City Police in a large Midland city
2 — ' The Impossible Browns'
A frightened small boy put through a call for help to a Police Station-Mum and Dad were fighting. When the Constable came to the rescue, he found that it was the Impossible Browns again.....
Why these calls came to the Police and what the Police did is told by Captain Popkess. But what happened next comes from official records in the central or local government offices and is told by the man or woman who took the case over from the Police. In this programme he is a local government Children's Officer. There are no actors in these programmes anal only names and minor details of the stories have been changed to avoid identification.

Contributors

Introduced By: Captain Athelstan Popkess

: SUMMER SERENADE

with Marjorie Blackburn (piano) and the BBC Northern Orchestra
Conductor, John Hopkins

Contributors

Piano: Marjorie Blackburn
Conductor: John Hopkins

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Tiger in the Smoke' by Margery Allingham
(to be read in fifteen instalments)
Abridged by Jane Bowness
Read by Howard Marion-Crawford
5 — 'The Gaffer and the Raid'

Contributors

Unknown: Margery Allingham
Abridged By: Jane Bowness
Read By: Howard Marion-Crawford

: THE FREDDIE PHILLIPS QUINTET

with Julie Dawn

Contributors

Unknown: Julie Dawn








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