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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Desmond Llewelyn

Contributors

Presenter: Desmond Llewelyn

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: HAROLD SMART

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ian Stewart and his Quintet

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Stewart

: MORNING STORY

' Like a Fool ' by James Pattinson
Read by Geoffrey Wincott

Contributors

Unknown: James Pattinson
Read By: Geoffrey Wincott

: THE LUTON BAND

Conductor, Albert Coupe

Contributors

Conductor: Albert Coupe

: Concert Hour BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Gerald Gentry

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Gerald Gentry

: TED HEATH

and his Music with Bobbie Britton and Peter Lowe

Contributors

Unknown: Bobbie Britton
Unknown: Peter Lowe

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Today's story: Albert, the Station Cat ' by Hilda Roberts , told by Julia Lang

Contributors

Unknown: Hilda Roberts
Told By: Julia Lang

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Janet Teissier du Cros speaking from Paris Clinic for Old Clothes: Alice
Hooper Beck prescribes the treatment. The first of four talks
Any Child Can Make It: suggestions for Christmas presents by Honor Wyatt
Spinning a Yarn: Commander Ibbett's tale today concerns a serpent
Serial:
' Queen in Waiting by Norah Lofts
Abridged by Becky Cocking
Read by Richard Hurndall
The twelfth of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe

Contributors

Unknown: Janet Teissier du Cros
Abridged By: Becky Cocking
Read By: Richard Hurndall
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

: COMMONWEALTH OF SONG

Artists from the Commonwealth of Nations gather in London to send greetings in song to their folks at home and to listeners in the Motherland
(Continued in next column)
Robert Easton (United Kingdom) introduces
Edith Osler (South Africa)
Lorrae Desmond (Australia)
Edmund Hockridge (Canada)
George Browne (West Indies) and The Johnston Singers
(United Kingdom)
The Frank Baron Trio
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
(South Africa)
Produced by Glyn Jones
(United Kingdom)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Easton
Unknown: Edith Osler
Unknown: Lorrae Desmond
Unknown: Edmund Hockridge
Unknown: George Browne
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: Music While You Work

Metropolitan Police Central Band
Conducted by Roger Barsotti -
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Roger Barsotti

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

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

Contributors

Script By: Patricia Rowan

: AUSTIN RAYNER

at the BBC theatre organ

: JACK SALISBURY

and his Salon Orchestra
John Hauxvell (baritone)

Contributors

Baritone: John Hauxvell

: AT THE PIANO

Winifred Davey

Contributors

Unknown: Winifred Davey

: Alma Cogan in THE SONG'S THE THING

A programme presenting the hit songs of the moment, introduced by singing personalities of today with Malcolm Lockyer and his Orchestra
Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Produced By: John Hooper

: (;OING PLACES ... MEETING PEOPLE

with Wilfrid Thomas

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfrid Thomas

: Review

'It will have blood, they say, blood will have blood'
Diana Carter and Bernard Rudden discuss first impressions of the new film 'Joe Macbeth,' starring Paul Douglas and Ruth Roman and directed by Ken Hughes.
Guest critic, Dilys Powell
Chairman, Norma Ellis

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Carter
Unknown: Bernard Rudden
Unknown: Joe MacBeth
Unknown: Paul Douglas
Unknown: Ruth Roman
Directed By: Ken Hughes
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Norma Ellis

: Wilfred Pickles in HAVE A GO!

visits the Queen Elizabeth
Homes of Recovery for the Newly Blind, Torquay with Mabel at ' the table ' and Harry Hudson at the piano
Presented by Stephen Renaud Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Hudson
Presented By: Stephen Renaud Williams

: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards in TAKE IT FROM HERE

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

Contributors

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

: Stephen Grenfell is the storyteller in 'OUR DAY AND AGE*

8—' Forty Fathoms Dead'
The story of Stoker Chief Petty Officer
William Brown
Written and produced by Alan Burgess from a story by Maytum White
When E41 of the 8th Submarine flotilla sank off Harwich there began for William Brown an adventure unsurpassed in the annals of underwater history.

Contributors

Unknown: William Brown
Produced By: Alan Burgess
Story By: Maytum White

: BOXING

From a cliff Butler iromotion
George Adams (Great Yarmouth) v. Vispi Banaji (India)
Six-round middleweight contest
Commentary by Simon Smith , with inter-round summaries by W. Barrington Dalby
From the Hippodrome,
Great Yarmouth

Contributors

Unknown: George Adams
Unknown: Vispi Banaji
Commentary By: Simon Smith
Unknown: W. Barrington Dalby

: RING SINGS

on gramophone records

: SOUTH OF SEVENTY-FIVE

Programme written and narrated by Dr. D. C. Martin of the Royal Society
This week M.V. Tottan sails for the Antarctic mainland. On board will be an advance Royal Society party of ten men, including three scientists, who are to establish a research station on the shores of the Weddell Sea, south of seventy-five degrees latitude. This operation is part of Britain's contribution to a forthcoming world-wide scientific survey.

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. D. C. Martin

: WORLD OF JAZZ

The Melody in Modern Musio
Introduced by Dick Norton
Illustrated with gramophone records
Produced by Jack Dabbs

Contributors

Introduced By: Dick Norton
Produced By: Jack Dabbs

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' Captain Cut-Throat' by John Dickson Carr
(to be read in fifteen instalments)
Abridged by Eve Howland
Read by Roger Delgado
7—' The Technique of Captain Cut-Throat'

Contributors

Unknown: John Dickson Carr
Abridged By: Eve Howland
Read By: Roger Delgado

: STRING SONG

A new presentation of music for voices and strings created and conducted by Ronald Binge with the Silver Strings
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate ) and featuring Max Jaffa
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Programme produced by Edward Nash

Contributors

Conducted By: Ronald Binge
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Unknown: Max Jaffa
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Produced By: Edward Nash








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