Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
A story, a hymn, and a prayer
at the organ of the Granada, Tooting
Primo Scala and his Accordion Band
'Mr. Blossom and the Open Road ' by William Glynne-Jones Read by Edgar Norfolk
Brigadier Bernard F. Adams
(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Gerald Gentry
Denny Boyce and his Orchestra with Maxine Daniels , June Robinson
Story: The Little Fairy Shoemaker' by Elizabeth Ferrier , told by Dorothy Smith.
The Mystery of Wilkie Collins and 'The Woman in White ': Kenneth Robinson , M.P., provides a footnote to the recent serial
Gardening Bookshelf: Freda Nichols reviews some recent books on plants and gardening
Looking through my snapshots: by Denise Robins
Spinning a Yarn: Commander Ibbett's tale today concerns a ghost
Reading Your Letters: a supplement on ' Babies as Cloth Suckers'. presented by a psychiatrist, who links listeners' experiences with the latest scientific work on mind and personality in animal3
Serial: Belated Reckoning ' by Phyllis Bottome
(to be read in ten instalments) Abridged by P. J. R. Wright
Read by Rosemary Davis
2-' Beauty in Distress '
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe
P. J. R.
Percy Edgar introduces a programme of old favourites sung by people of Bath
With musical accompaniment by Dudley Savage
Community singing conducted by Ernest W. Goss
Mary Condon (contralto)
Produced by Brenda Hamilton
From the Pump Room, Bath
Hans Soffer reminds you of ' A Year of Melody ' with his own arrangements of the tunes you were whistling in 1950
Central Band of the R.A.F.
(by permission of the Air Council)
Conducted by W/Cmdr. A. E. Sims. O.B.E.
Organising Director of Music. R.A.F.
Popular dance tunes old and new played by the Glen Osser Orchestra
(Recordings made available by courtesy of ' Voice of America ')
asks Percy Cudlipp
In the second of a new series of programmes in which he brings three doctors to your house to answer your questions
What worries you? What don't you understand? When it comes to biology, can you keep up with your children? In this scientific age, people can find themselves at sea for want of information when faced with the need to meet a trying situation or make up their minds on a personal matter. The panel apply their knowledge of medicine and biology to questions of general interest sent in by listeners.
Guest of the Panel this week:
P. B.- Medawar, F.R.S.
Jodrell Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, University College, London
with her own hit records of popular songs
June Furr, Bernard Rudden and Guy Stapleton compare impressions of Pantomimes in the North Country, the West End. and on and off the ice and glean expert information from W. Macqueen-Pope
In the chair, Norma EUia
visits Steyning in the heart of Sussex with Mabel at ' the table' and Harry Hudson at the piano
Alma Cogan , June Whitfield and Wallas Eaton with The Keynotes
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
Announced by David Dunhill
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell .
15—' The Dark Haven '
Written by Stephen Grenfell and produced by Alan Burgess
'Towards the end of 1940 the R.A.F., particularly Bomber Command, were suffering a number of unnecessary losses of aircraft which, although they had finished their operations, yet because of the weather or other causes, were unable to return to their own bases or find an alternative fit airfield.' (From a Fighter Command document, 1945.)
This programme describes the birth and the development of the service organisation whose task it became to bring safely to the dark haven of blacked-out Britain hundreds of similar aircraft and their crews.
Alan Dell makes a selection from the latest popular records
Excerpts from the recent book
' Hear Me Talking To Ya'
-the story of Jazz
Introduced by Jack Higgina
The quotations read by Guy Kingsley Poynter and Earl Cameron
Musical illustrations on records
Produced by Jack Dabbs
' It's Different in July' by Kevin Fitzgerald
(to be read in fifteen instalments) Abridged by Barbara Henderson
Read by Valentine Dyall
7—' Complaint Does Battle '
Wilfrid Thomas introduces
Kenny's Baker's Dozen
Kenny Baker (trumpet and flugel)
Bruce Turner (clarinet and alto sax)
Keith Bird (clarinet and tenor sax)
(tenor sax and violin)
E. O. Pogson
(tenor sax and everything)
(baritone sax and clarinet)
Tommy McQuater (trumpet) George Chisholm (trombone)
Keith Christie (trombone) Bill Le Sage (vibraphone)
Frank Clarke (bass) Alan Ganley (drums) Bill McGuffie (piano)
Production by Pat Dixon