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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by David Enders

Contributors

Presenter: David Enders

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: GEORGE BLACKMORE

at the organ of the Astoria Cinema, Aberdeen

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Bill Savill and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Savill

: MORNING STORY

From Scotland
' In the Devil's Name ' by Diana Fayrer
Read by Effie Morrison

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Fayrer
Read By: Effie Morrison

: MUSIC FOR ST. ANDREW'S DAY

played by the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Michael Collins

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Michael Collins

: MELODY ON THE LINE

A programme of dance music with Les Howard , Norman George and the dance section of the BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth Presented by Geoffrey Wheeler

Contributors

Unknown: Les Howard
Unknown: Norman George
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Presented By: Geoffrey Wheeler

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Arwel Hughes
Heather Harper (soprano)
Mozart and Verdi

Contributors

Conducted By: Arwel Hughes
Soprano: Heather Harper

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'The Hole in the Road ' by Elsie Wood. told by Dorothy Smith.

Contributors

Unknown: Elsie Wood.
Told By: Dorothy Smith.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Guest of the Week: Margaret Webster
The Month in Parliament: a commentary by Princess Indira
What shall we have for dinner tomorrow ? : Ambrose Heath
(Continued in next column) points out some seasonable bargains In the food shops and suggests ways of serving them.
Talking About the Weather: T. H. Clifton of the Meteorological Office gives some practical Information about thunderstorms, and Bob Kesten describes his awe-inspiring experience of a typhoon in Hong Kong
Serial: 'Village School' by ' Miss Read '
(to be read in ten instalments)
Abridged by Mollie Field
Read by Jane Fergus
3—' Christmas Contert'
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Webster
Unknown: T. H. Clifton
Unknown: Bob Kesten
Abridged By: Mollie Field
Read By: Jane Fergus
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

: International Association Football: England v. Spain

Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, on the second half of the match, with summaries by John Camkin
From the Empire Stadium, Wembley

Contributors

Commentator: Raymond Glendenning
Summaries: John Camkin

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Marcel Gardner and his Serenade Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Gardner

: Music of the Musters BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leadei, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Conductor: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA

(Leader. David Paget )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Leader: David Paget
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: Ronnie Hilton 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

Unknown: Malcolm Lockyer
Produced By: John Hooper

: GOING PLACES ... MEETING PEOPLE

with Alan Whicker

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Whicker

: MUSIC CLUB

Chairman, John Webster
A weekly gathering of Younger Generation enthusiasts making or discussing music
This week the Chairman introduces four young musicians from Newcastle on Tyne: The Harmonica Hoodlums
and Patricia Shevlin who is studying the piano in London

Contributors

Unknown: John Webster
Unknown: Patricia Shevlin

: ST. ANDREW'S NIGHT

' Here's tae us,
Wha's like us? De'il the yin '
A proud toast, interpreted with gramophone records by Sandy Grandison

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy Grandison

: HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

featuring
' the lad 'imself' with Bill Kerr
Sidney James , Andrée Melly and Kenneth Williams
Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott and recorded by the Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
Written bv
Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Composed By: Wally Stott
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown: Alan Simpson
Unknown: Ray Galton
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: CAMBRIDGE UNION SOCIETY

Recorded extracts from
The Presidential Debate held yesterday and introduced by the Retiring President
Mr. Neil Crichton-Miller
(Pembroke College, Cambridge)
The Motion:
' University Education is a myth '
Proposed by The Retiring President and Mr. W. G. Brydon
(President, University Union,
Edinburgh)
Opposed by Mr. Desmond Watkins
and Miss Harriet Thomson
At this Debate next term's President and other newly elected officers of the Society take up office

Contributors

Unknown: Mr. Neil Crichton-Miller
Unknown: Mr. W. G. Brydon
Unknown: Mr. Desmond Watkins
Unknown: Miss Harriet Thomson

: LATE-NIGHT RENDEZVOUS

The Chameleons
Directed by Ron Peters

Contributors

Directed By: Ron Peters

: 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
13—' Auprès de ma Blonde

Contributors

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

: GERMANY ENTERTAINS

with light music from Stuttgart
First of four programmes introduced by Frank Wade who gives an eye-witness account of the Stuttgart Festival featuring
The Harry Hermann Orchestra

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Wade








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