Introduces your request records
A story, a hymn, and a prayer
at the organ of the Granada, Tooting
Jack Nathan and his Band
Script by Jonquil Antony
' A Case of Burgundy'
Written and read by Eric Phillips
Conducted by Capt. Basil H. Brown
Director of Music
Capt. Basil H.
(Leader, Philip Whitewa y) Conductor, Rae Jenkins
in the contrasting styles of Ambrose and his Orchestra and Don Carlos and his Samba Orchestra
Produced by Geoffrey Owen
247 m. and VHF
Today's story: 'Taddy's Tail' by Jane Shaw , told by Dorothy Smith
The Month in Parliament: a commentary by Princess Indira
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Getting it off my chest: Amy Thomas protests against the ever-increasing length of life. (BBC recording)
Lifting the Lid off the London Season: Ailsa Garland attends the debutante dress show at the Berkeley.
Pin-money from the Garden: 4-A mixed bag by W. P. A. Robinson
' Minerva-The Story of an Owl ' by Angela Jeans
Abridged by May E. Jenkin
Read by Ann Greenland
The second of five instalments
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson
W. P. A.
Fred Alexander and his Players
The Albert Delroy Trio with Julie Dawn
Ransome and Marles Works Band
Conductor, David AspinaU
Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Jonquil Antony
- at the BBC theatre organ
Popular music played by The Alfredo Antonini Orchestra
(Recordings made available by courtesy of ' Voice of onerica ')
Sam Pollock puts listeners' questions to a panel of scientists in the first of a new series of programmes
Robert Boyd , Harry Collier
Peter Sykes , G. P. Wells
What has been in the papers recently? Russian biologists sacked: cosmic rays interrupt radio again: a new flat TV tube: jet planes approach the heat barrier: the path of the Earth's first artificial satellite.
More information about such events, and what scientists themselves think about them, will be heard in the answers given to questions about science, technology, and so on, sent in by listeners.
247 m. and VHF
sung by Doris Eaves and the BBC Singers
Conducted by Cyril Gell with Jack Coles and his Orchestre Moderne
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Produced by Eric Arden
Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.
Radio bridges eleven thousand miles of ocean to bring together undergraduates in Australia and In Britain in a weekly series of general knowledge contests
2-The University of Cambridge
T. The University of Tasmania
Chairman in London:
Chairman in Tasmania:
This recorded programme, which is arranged in collaboration with the Australian Broadcasting Commission, is produced join-ly by the ABC and the BBC and broadcast simultaneously by the Light Programme and the General Overseas Service of the BBC. It will also be broadcast over the National Network in Australia.
Producer in Tasmania, Bill Newnham
Producer in London, Joan Clark
with Deryck Guyler , Edna Fryer
Len Lowe , Marian Miller and The Radio Revellers
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
3-' Test Pilot '
On March to, 1956, thirty-five-year-old Peter Twiss , D.s.c, and Bar, became the first man to exceeti one thousand miles per hour in an aircraft in level flight over a measured course. The course lay between Chichester and Ford, Sussex, and the average speed of the Fairey Delta II for both official runs was 1,132 m.p.h. Tonight's programme, in which Peter Twiss himself appears, presents radio snapshots from this ex-Fleet Air Arm Pilot's life story, and dramatises one of the record flights.
Written and narrated by Stephen Grenfell
Introduced by Edward Ward Produced by Marjorie Ward
... of light music
Presented by Vllem Tausky with Marjorie Westbury
Vanessa Lee. Inia Te Wiata
Monta Liter (piano)
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Produced by Neil Sutherland
presents the music of Dnke Ellington played by Kenny Baker 's Dozen
Introduced by Wilfrid Thomaa
Produced by Pat Dixon
The first of two programmes
'Sara Dane ' by Catherine Gaskin
(to be read in twenty Instalments) Abridged by Alastair Dunnett
Read by Brenda Dunrich
12—' Richard Forgets Himself'
Lloyd Thomas at the BBC theatre organ
followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only