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: NEWS

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Neal Arden
Introduces your request records

Contributors

Introduces: Neal Arden

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: BRYAN RODWELL

at the organ of the Granada, Tooting

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack Nathan and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Nathan

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: MORNING STORY

' A Case of Burgundy'
Written and read by Eric Phillips

Contributors

Read By: Eric Phillips

: THE ROYAL ARTILLERY MOUNTED BAND

Conducted by Capt. Basil H. Brown
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Capt. Basil H. Brown

: Concert Hour BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Philip Whitewa y) Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whitewa
Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: MUSIC FROM MAYFAIR

in the contrasting styles of Ambrose and his Orchestra and Don Carlos and his Samba Orchestra
Produced by Geoffrey Owen

Contributors

Unknown: Don Carlos
Produced By: Geoffrey Owen

: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast
247 m. and VHF
Record Interlude

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'Taddy's Tail' by Jane Shaw , told by Dorothy Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Shaw
Told By: Dorothy Smith

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including:
The Month in Parliament: a commentary by Princess Indira
See page 6
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
Serial:
' 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

Contributors

Unknown: Princess Indira
Unknown: Amy Thomas
Unknown: Ailsa Garland
Unknown: W. P. A. Robinson
Unknown: Angela Jeans
Abridged By: May E. Jenkin
Read By: Ann Greenland
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: CONTINENTAL RENDEZVOUS

Fred Alexander and his Players
The Albert Delroy Trio with Julie Dawn

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Alexander
Unknown: Albert Delroy Trio
Unknown: Julie Dawn

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ransome and Marles Works Band
Conductor, David AspinaU

Contributors

Conductor: David Aspinau

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Jonquil Antony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: AUSTIN RAYNER

- at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC FROM AMERICA

Popular music played by The Alfredo Antonini Orchestra
(Recordings made available by courtesy of ' Voice of onerica ')

Contributors

Unknown: Alfredo Antonini Orchestra

: WHO KNOWS?

Sam Pollock puts listeners' questions to a panel of scientists in the first of a new series of programmes
Panel:
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.

Contributors

Unknown: Sam Pollock
Unknown: Robert Boyd
Unknown: Harry Collier
Unknown: Peter Sykes
Unknown: G. P. Wells

: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast
247 m. and VHF
Record Interlude

: ENA BAGA

at the electric organ

: SONGS FOR TODAY

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

Contributors

Sung By: Doris Eaves
Conducted By: Cyril Gell
Unknown: Jack Coles
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Produced By: Eric Arden

: 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

: Sport

: COMMONWEALTH QUIZ

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:
Robert McKenzie
Chairman in Tasmania:
Creighton Burns
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

Contributors

Unknown: Robert McKenzie
Unknown: Creighton Burns
Unknown: Bill Newnham
Unknown: Joan Clark

: Charlie Chester in A PROPER CHARLIE

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

Contributors

Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Edna Fryer
Unknown: Len Lowe
Unknown: Marian Miller
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Charles Hart
Script By: Bernard Botting
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont

: DANGER IS OUR BUSINESS

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

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Twiss
Unknown: Peter Twiss
Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Introduced By: Edward Ward
Produced By: Marjorie Ward

: ALL THE BEST ...

... of light music
Presented by Vllem Tausky with Marjorie Westbury
The Singers:
Vanessa Lee. Inia Te Wiata
Monta Liter (piano)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
The Orchestra:
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Produced by Neil Sutherland

Contributors

Presented By: Vllem Tausky
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Singers: Vanessa Lee.
Piano: Monta Liter
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: John Sharpe
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Produced By: Neil Sutherland

: NEWS

: LET'S SETTLE FOR MUSIC

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

Contributors

Unknown: Dnke Ellington
Played By: Kenny Baker
Introduced By: Wilfrid Thomaa
Produced By: Pat Dixon

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

'Sara Dane ' by Catherine Gaskin
(to be read in twenty Instalments) Abridged by Alastair Dunnett
Read by Brenda Dunrich
12—' Richard Forgets Himself'

Contributors

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

: MOONLIGHT LULLABY

Lloyd Thomas at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Lloyd Thomas

: News Summary

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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