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: Housewives' Choice

Introduced by Paul Adam

Contributors

Presenter: Paul Adam

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews AT HOME

for a Whit Monday frolic with Irene Handl , Arthur Haynes Dick Emery , Ronald Chesney
Sylvia Campbell and the BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
. Script by Ronald Wolfe
George Wadmore , and Pat Dunlop
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Irene Handl
Unknown: Arthur Haynes
Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Ronald Chesney
Unknown: Sylvia Campbell
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Script By: George Wadmore
Script By: Pat Dunlop
Produced By: Roy Speer

: COCKNEY CAPERS

Presented by Monty Modlyn with gramophone records

Contributors

Presented By: Monty Modlyn

: Holiday Story: For Services Rendered

by Sheila Turner
Read by Selma Vaz Dias

Contributors

Author: Sheila Turner
Reader: Selma Vaz Dias

: Bank Holiday Concert BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte

: MONDAY DANCE DATE

Dave Shand and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Dave Shand

: CRICKET

Middlesex v. Sussex
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Second day
Commentaries on the closing overs before lunch by E. W. Swanton from Lord's and by Robert Hudson from Headingley

Contributors

Unknown: E. W. Swanton
Unknown: Robert Hudson

: THE PRAIRIE SCHOONER ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Jimmy Gowler plays a programme of national dances
(Recordings)
Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. at 1.40

Contributors

Conductor: Jimmy Gowler

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' The Barrel Organ ' by Susanne Hale , told by Daphne Oxenford
Eileen Browne introduces the programmes this week

Contributors

Unknown: Susanne Hale
Told By: Daphne Oxenford
Introduces: Eileen Browne

: THE NORMANS AGAIN

The village band of Burwash, Sussex entertains the Municipal Band of Eu, Normandy
Recorded in three episodes from the village of Burwash
1-The Normans march on Burwash
Commentator, Rene Cutforth
Produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Commentator: Rene Cutforth
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: CRICKET

Middlesex v. Sussex
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Further commentaries

: ATHLETICS

The British Games
(Organised by the News of the World) Incorporating the Inter-County Championships
Harold Abrahams assesses form and prospects
Rex Alston describes the races
From the White City Stadium,
London

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Rex Alston

: CRICKET

Middlesex v. Sussex
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Further commentaries

: ATHLETICS

Further news from the White City

: THE NORMANS AGAIN

The village band of Burwash, Sussex entertains the Municipal Band of Eu, Normandy
2-Two Bands Concert
Commentator, Rene Cutforth
Produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Commentator: Rene Cutforth
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: CRICKET

Middlesex v. Sussex
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Further commentaries

: MOTOR RACING

The British
Automobile Racing Club's
Whit Monday Meeting at Goodwood
Commentary by Raymond Baxter and Eric Tobitt on the finish of the 26-lap race for sports cars exceeding 1,500 c.c.

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Baxter
Commentary By: Eric Tobitt

: CRICKET

Middlesex r. Sussex
Yorkshire r. Lancashire
Further commentaries

: MOTOR RACING

The Whitsun Trophy
Commentary on the start and opening laps of the 100-kilometres (26-lap) race for Formule Libre Racing Cars
From Goodwood

: ATHLETICS

Further news from the White City

: MOTOR RACING

The Whitsun Trophy
Commentary on the finish
From Goodwood

: THE NORMANS AGAIN

The village band of Burwash, Sussex entertains the Municipal Band of Eu, Normandy
3-The Toast is
' 1066 and Robert of Eu'
Commentator, Rene Cutforth
Produced by Francis Dillon

Contributors

Commentator: Rene Cutforth
Produced By: Francis Dillon

: CRICKET

Middlesex v. Sussex
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Further commentaries

: BANDSTAND

Band of the Royal Artillery
Conducted by Capt. S. V. Hays
Director of Music
Royal Artillery
From the Floral Hall, Bridlington
Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.--6.58-6.0

Contributors

Conducted By: Capt. S. V. Hays

: CRICKET

Middlesex v. Sussex
Yorkshire v. Lancashire
Further commentaries followed by summaries of the day's play

: The Archers

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

Contributors

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

: News and Radio Newsreel

including Sports Review with cricket close of play scores

: SHOW BAND SHOW

A special edition for the Light Programme's
Merchant Navy Week
BBC Show Band
Directed by Captain Cyril Stapleton
Navigator: Alfred Marks
Pa.ssenger list:
The Stargazers, Harold Smart
Bert Weedon , Dennis Wilson
The Show Band Singers and Janie Marden
Log kept by Dick Vosburgh and Brad Ashton
Production by John Browell

Contributors

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

: What Do You Know?: Semi-Finals - 1

A general knowledge contest for the title
"Brain of Britain, 1956".

Three of the winners from the first round of the contest:
Vera Telfer (London)
Bernard Davies (London)
H.M. Burton (Hertfordshire)
The programme includes
"What Do You Want to Know?" featuring "The Professor".
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann

(BBC recording)
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12.0 (Home))

Contributors

Contestant: Vera Telfer
Contestant: Bernard Davies
Contestant: H.M. Burton
Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Writer: John P. Wynn
Producer: Joan Clark

: HULLO MUM !

Greetings from young members of Her Majesty's Forces 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 the Infantry Boys Battalion. Plumer Barracks, Plymouth

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Dixon
Produced By: Michael Bell

: KEYS AND STRINGS

Tollefsen and his Accordion
Cy Grant with his Guitar

: TED HEATH

and his Music
Part 1: BBC Swing Session with Bobbie Britton and Peter Lowe
Introduced by Ted Heath Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Unknown: Bobbie Britton
Unknown: Peter Lowe
Introduced By: Ted Heath
Produced By: John Hooper

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Gentle Years' by T. Lovatt Williams
(to be read in fifteen instalments) Abridged by Barbara Henderson
Read by Robert Harris
6 — ' An Episode '

Contributors

Unknown: T. Lovatt Williams
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Robert Harris

: TED HEATH

and his Music
Part 2: Soliloquy
Music for later listening

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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