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The Boulevard Players
Directed by David Wolfsthal with Arnie Kitson (xylophone)


Directed By: David Wolfsthal
Unknown: Arnie Kitson


Dudley Perkins gives some advice to listeners who are thinking of buying a house.


Unknown: Dudley Perkins

: Home for the Day

A special edition for single women.
Florence White considers the lot of the single woman at work, and her contribution to the community.
Shopping for the Week: Joan Storey goes into the possibilities.
A Way of Life: Jane Hadfleld Henderson explains why she chose freedom rather than security.
What makes a successful spinster? A psychiatrist answers this question.
Spinsters talking about the attitude of other people to single women.
Geraldine McEwan as Sarah Darnley in "The Big City" a new radio serial by Marjorie Riddell. Episode 3 - Still Selling.
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson


Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Reporter: Florence White
Reporter: Joan Storey
Speaker: Jane Hadfield Henderson
Author (The Big City): Marjorie Riddell
Sarah Darnley: Geraldine McEwan


visits the Croydon and District
Scottish Association

: People's Service

The Christian Family
1—* Making It'
Male and female created he them
From Leominster Priory,
Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. S. M. F. Woodhouse


Unknown: Rev. S. M. F. Woodhouse


For Service men -and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Dennis Scuse


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Dennis Scuse

: Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Horace Percival , Doris Rogers
Molly Weir , Richard Bellaers


Unknown: Barbara Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Horace Percival
Unknown: Doris Rogers
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Richard Bellaers

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in EDUCATING ARCHIE

with Beryl Reid , Ken Platt
Graham Stark , Ronald Chesney
The Coronets
The Dennis Wilson Quartet and James Robertson Justice


Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Ken Platt
Unknown: Graham Stark
Unknown: Ronald Chesney
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Unknown: James Robertson

: Jack Payne introduces BRITISH BAND BOX

A weekly programme of records featuring the pick of British dance bands and instrumentalists

: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards in TAKE IT FROM HERE

Alma Cogan , June Whitfield and Wallas Eaton with The Keynotes


Unknown: Alma Cogan
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Wallas Eaton

: Stanley Black in MELODY HOUR

with his Concert Orchestra
The Montmartre Players Directed by Henry Krein
Alma Warren and Edmund Hockridge
The ' Black Magic ' touch in a programme of popular music and song from many countries
Introduced by Robin Boyle
Produced by Eric Arden


Directed By: Henry Krein
Directed By: Alma Warren
Directed By: Edmund Hockridge
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Produced By: Eric Arden


featuring ' the lad 'imself' with Bill Kerr
Sidney James , Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams


Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Andree Melly
Unknown: Kenneth Williams


and his Ballroom Orchestra playing in strict tempo a programme of your favourite melodies


in Ebbw Vale
Young people put the questions; Mel Dale , G. V. Wynne-Jones , and Gwyn Thomas give the answers
In the chair,
Wynford Vaughan Thomas


Unknown: Mel Dale
Unknown: G. V. Wynne-Jones
Unknown: Gwyn Thomas
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas


' The World in Peril '
A tale of the future in twenty episodes
Part 10
Other parts played by David Jacobs and Pat Campbell


Played By: David Jacobs
Played By: Pat Campbell
Jet Morgan: Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnet: Alfle Bass
Doc Mathews: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Stephen Mitchell: Don Sharp

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week


Frankie Howerd introduces
Shani Wallis
The Tanner Sisters
Lee Young
Ken Morris and Joan Savage
Gladys Morgan , Billy Ternent
Joan Regan and Stanley Holloway
Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
Announcer, Robin Boyle
Script by Johnny Speight , John Antrobus
Terry Nation , and Dick Barry
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston


Introduces: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Shani Wallis
Unknown: Joan Savage
Unknown: Gladys Morgan
Unknown: Billy Ternent
Unknown: Joan Regan
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Billy Ternent
Announcer: Robin Boyle
Script By: Johnny Speight
Script By: John Antrobus
Script By: Terry Nation
Script By: Dick Barry
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston


at the piano


Community hymn-singing from St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Bradford, Yorkshire, led by combined Catholic Choirs conducted by Father Terence White
Hymns introduced by the Rt. Rev. J. C. Heenan, D.D.,
Roman Catholic Bishop of Leeds Most ancient of all mysteries (Tune,
St. Flavian)
Jesus is God! the solid earth (Tune,
0 purest of creatures! sweet Mother, sweet Maid (Tune, Maria zu lieben)
0 come, thou Wisdom whose decree
(Tune, Veni Emmanuel)
The Coming of our God (Tune,
Who is she that stands triumphant
(Tune. Ecclesia)
0 Jesus Christ, remember (Tune,
Sweet Saviour, bless us ere we go
(Tune, Sunset)
Organist, Harry Sharp


Organist: Harry Sharp


Jean Pougnet and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Frederick Harvey
(Continued in next column)


Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Artist: Frederick Harvey


Christian opinion on some of the things we talk about
Speaker, C. A. Joyce


Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: David Hughes wanders DOWN MELODY LANF

coming upon songs and melodies in the high-ways' and by-ways of familiar music with the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by John Browell


Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: John Browell

: Starlight Serenade

Bruce Trent introduces Starlight Serenade and presents friends old and new on gramophone records

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