George Elrick introduces your request records
A story, a hymn, and a prayer
. at the BBC theatre organ
Bernard Monshin and his Rio Tango Band
' Sheep May Safely Graze' by Katharine Stewart
Read by James McKechnie
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Michael Collins
(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
Peter Element (piano)
Don Smith and his Orchestra with Jean Campbell , Franklyn Boyd and Shirley Wilson
For children under five
Today's story:'Blackie and Snowball' by Joan E. Cass , told by Dorothy Smith.
Janet Teissier du Cros speaking from Paris
The Professional Touch: Phyllis Cradock suggests some short cuts to good cooking.
How much do we know about blood groups?: second of three talks that include information about rhesus negative and rhesus positive blood
Spinsters Talking: recorded discussion from the special edition for single women of ' Home for the Day ' on December 4
Serial: ' The Woman in White' by Wilkie Collins
(to be read in fifteen instalments) Abridged by Donald Bancroft
Read by Derek Hart
14—' Count Fosco Again'
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe
Paul Martin invites you to join him in listening to songs and tunes collected from all over the world
This week's guest traveller is Robert Turley
Produced by Harold Rogers
The gay and romantic, the sad and nostalgic, the modern and traditional, all these moods and styles can be heard while you journey in search of music.
Ken Beaumont and his Sextet
A message of comfort and cheer for all ' in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity' Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by the Rev. Dr. F. Townley Lord Listeners' letters are very welcome, as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd, c/o Silver Lining,
Broadcasting House, London, W.I. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally, but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.
Rev. Dr. F. Townley
BBC West of England
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon ) Conductor, Frank Cantell
with his own hit records of popular songs
Read any good books lately?
Margaret Gilder and John Long land compare notes on 'The Commodore' by C. S. Forester and discuss the Hornblower legend with Wynford Vaughan Thomas In the chair, Michael Flanders who also sets another
Younger Generation Competition
12—' Curtain Up' with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Horace Percival , Doris Rogers
Molly Weir , Richard Bellaers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Bob Block
Ronnie Hanbury , and Bebe Daniels Incidental music by Paul Fenoulhet
Production by Tom Ronald
A programme of songs and records, old and new specially recorded in Hollywood by America's singing star
Doris Day and her friends for British listeners
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe
Presented by Johnnie Stewart
Technical assistant, J. K. Murphy
A radio correspondence column of letters from listeners about last Friday's programme ' Any Questions? '
Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
In which this popular star talks about music which has played an important part in both her private and professional life
Iris Villiers , Donald Scott
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate ) Conductor, Charles Mackerras
Script editor, -Roy Plomley
Producer, Michael North
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From the Monte Carlo studio Brian Johnston introduces recorded interviews with competitors at the arrival Control, and Raymond Baxter and Robin Richards describe the closing stages of their journeys.
with Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Edmundo Ros and his Orchestra
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra on gramophone records
' It's Different in July ' by Kevin Fitzgerald
(to be read in fifteen instalments)
Abridged by Barbara Hendersoa
Read by Valentine Dyall
4 — ' Lady with a Gun'
with the Harlequins
Directed by Sidney Sax