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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Neal Arden

Contributors

Presenter: Neal Arden

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: NEVILLE MEALE

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Marcel Gardner and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Gardner

: MORNING STORY

' A Wolf at the Door ' by Stanley Lawies Jackson
Read by Felix Felton

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley Lawies Jackson
Read By: Felix Felton

: CONTRASTING MOODS

illustrated in music by the BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Conductor: Frank Cantell

: RHYTHM WITH A SMILE

The Ray Ellington Quartet with Marion Ryan and the Hedley Ward Trio

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Ellington
Unknown: Marion Ryan

: Concert Hour BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Iris Loveridge (piano)

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Piano: Iris Loveridge

: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast
247 m. and VHF
Record Interlude

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' John's Birthday ' by Patricia Watts , told by Dorothy Smith
Catherine Edwards introduces the programmes this week

Contributors

Unknown: Patricia Watts
Told By: Dorothy Smith
Introduces: Catherine Edwards

: - WOMAN'S HOUR

Including
A Man's Working Day-4: A herdsman describes his daily round at a farm in the Midlands
Blessed single station: Jane Had-field Henderson explains how she has faced up to the difficulties of the single life and overcome them
(Continued in next column)
Widows' Pensions: Campbell Fraser clears up some outstanding problems from letters he has received
April Profile: Rosalyn Tureck , the pianist, Introduced by Herbert Hunter.
Serial:
' Minerva-The Story of an Owl ' by Angela Jeans
Abridged by May E. Jenkin
Read by Ann Greenland
The first of five instalments
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Rosalyn Tureck
Introduced By: Herbert Hunter.
Unknown: Angela Jeans
Unknown: E. Jenkin
Read By: Ann Greenland
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: LIGHT ORCHESTRA

(Leader. William Mclnulty ) Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: William McLnulty
Conductor: David Curry

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony
Productions by Betty Davies and John Hopkins

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony
Unknown: Betty Davies
Unknown: John Hopkins
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: James Dale
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Sally Lane: Marjorie Mars

: Monday Matinée presents David Kossoff and John Slater in 'POTASH AND PERLMUTTER'

A play by Charles Klein based on the stories by Montague Glass
Adapted for broadcasting by Mollie Greenhalgh
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by R. D. Smith
The action of the play takes place in and around the establishment of Potash and Perlmutter, Cloaks and Suits, off Broadway. New York City (The recorded broadcast of June 11, 1955. in the Home Service)

Contributors

Play By: Charles Klein
Stories By: Montague Glass
Broadcasting By: Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Expressman: Harry Landis
Miss Cohen: Marion Mathie
Boris Andrieff: Phil Brown
Abe Potash: David Kossoff
Mawruss Perlmutter: John Slater
Henry D Feldman: John Gabriel
Ruth Snyder: Mavis Villiers
Mark Pasmsky: Alan Tilvern
Miss O'Brien: Eveline Garratt
Irma Potash: Stella Richman
Deputy Marshal Ferguson: Rupert Davies
Deputy Marshal Farrell: Harold Ayer
Mrs Potash: Helen Misener
Book Agent: Jeffrey Segal
Henry Steurman: Cyril Shaps
Senator: Malcolm Hayes

: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast
247 m. and VHF
Record Interlude

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Felix King at the piano

: SONGS FOR TODAY

A programme of British music sung by Joan Butler
John Hauxvell and the BBC Singers
Conducted by Cyril Gell with Sidney Davey and his Players
Introduced by John Hobday
Produced by Charles Beardsall

Contributors

Sung By: Joan Butler
Sung By: John Hauxvell
Conducted By: Cyril Gell
Unknown: Sidney Davey
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: Charles Beardsall

: The Archers

Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.

Contributors

Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: SHOW BAND SHOW

Cyril Stapleton directs
The BBC Show Band starring Alfred Marks with The Stargazers, Harold Smart
Bert Weedon , Dennis Wilson
The Show Band Singers and Janie Marden
Script by Dick Vosburgh and Brad Ashton
Production by John Browell

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Harold Smart
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Unknown: Janie Marden
Script By: Dick Vosburgh
Script By: Brad Ashton
Production By: John Browell

: What Do You Know?

A general knowledge contest In which listeners from all over the British Isles compete for the title 'Brain of Britain'
12 - Wales
Mrs. Elaine Morgan (Aberdare)
Dennis Williams (Cardiff)
John McEnvoy (Swansea)
Brian Gibbon (Swansea)
The programme includes:
'What Do You Want,to Know?' featuring 'The Professor' who answers interesting questions sent in by listeners
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. Elaine Morgan
Unknown: Dennis Williams
Unknown: John McEnvoy
Unknown: Brian Gibbon
Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: HULLO MUM!

Greetings from young members of Her Majesty's Forces including National Servicemen, Regulars, and the Women's Services, to their parents at home. Together they challenge the BBC Gramophone Library to produce their choice in record time
Introduced by Alan Dixon Produced by Michael Bell
The programme this week comes from Cattertck Garrison

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Dixon
Produced By: Michael Bell
Unknown: Cattertck Garrison

: KEYS AND STRINGS

featuring
Tollefsen and his Accordion and Cy Grant and his guitar

Contributors

Unknown: Cy Grant

: THERE'S SOMETHING IN THE AIR

and it's Ronnie Aldrich and the Squadronaires with Peter Morton
Joan Baxter , Andrew Reavley and Ken Kirkham
Introduced by Ronnie Aldrich
Produced by John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Aldrich
Unknown: Peter Morton
Unknown: Joan Baxter
Unknown: Andrew Reavley
Unknown: Ken Kirkham
Introduced By: Ronnie Aldrich
Produced By: John Kingdon

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' Sara Dane ' by Catherine Gaskin (to be read in twenty instalments)
Abridged by Alastair Dunnett
Read by Brenda Dunrich
11—' De Bourget Makes his Bow'

Contributors

Unknown: Sara Dane
Unknown: Catherine Gaskin
Abridged By: Alastair Dunnett
Read By: Brenda Dunrich

: SOLILOQUY

Ronnie Aldrich returns with music for sweethearts

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Aldrich

: Close Down

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