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: Great Tom: LIGHTS ON

BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet


Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet


The Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour including
Open Letter: from the Superintendent of the London Zoo to a member of the public
Extracts from an Australian Broadcasting Commission Woman's Session recorded at Sydney to celebrate the Woman's Hour's tenth birthday Deserted Wife: a personal story
Johnny Morris gives his impression of selling in a ladies' shoe shop
Innocence Abroad: 2-A French lady visits Scotland. The second of two readings by Maxine Audley from Without Alphonse ' by Mary Lyon
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Maxine Audley
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson


Robert Easton (United Kingdom) introduces
Doreen Hume (from Canada)
Shirley Abicair (from Australia)
Leslie Andrews (from New Zealand) George Browne (from the West Indies) and the Bob Brown Singers with the Frank Baron Trio
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
(from South Africa)
Produced by Glyn Jones (United Kingdom)


Unknown: Robert Easton
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Unknown: Shirley Abicair
Unknown: Leslie Andrews
Unknown: George Browne
Singers: Bob Brown
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Glyn Jones


Harmony and humour with Owen Brannigan , Ernest Lush and the BBC Men's Chorus Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Introduced by Michael Brooke


Unknown: Owen Brannigan
Unknown: Ernest Lush
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Introduced By: Michael Brooke

: People's Service

Train up a child in the way he should go;-and when he is old, he will not depart from it (Proverbs 22, v. 6)
Full Grown Men
3-' Please and Thank-you '
Service from the Parish Church of St. Giles, Upper Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire; conducted by the Ven. Basil Guy, Archdeacon of Bedford


Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Dennis Scuse


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Dennis Scuse

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

The Boys with the Laughs
Alan Breeze , Doreen Stephens
The Bandits
' Mr. Wakey Wakey ' (Himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney and Arthur Pastor
Produced by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Doreen Stephens
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Script By: Arthur Pastor
Produced By: Glyn Jones


starring Bob Hope with his special guest
James Stewart also featuring
Bill Goodwin , Margaret Whiting Les Brown and his Band of Renown
Written by Norman Sullivan and Charles Lee Recorded in Hollywood and edited by Dennis Main Wilson


Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Bill Goodwin
Unknown: Margaret Whiting
Written By: Norman Sullivan
Written By: Charles Lee
Edited By: Dennis Main Wilson


Introduced by Peter Haigh
Music from a Forthcoming Release
Julia Arnall sings ' Mon Amour Parisien' from the new British film The House of Secrets'
Picturegoer's Quiz
Test your ear-and your memory
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
Our Hollywood Correspondent
Donovan Pedelty
New Comedy with Music
' You Can't Run Away from It
The Four Aces sing the title song and June Allyson and Jack Lemmon sing ' Temporarily '
Stargazing: Marlon Brando in a recorded interview talks about himself and his films
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
(Continued in next column)
Pocket Edition: ' The Silken Affair' starring David Niven
Genevieve Page , Wilfrid Hyde White
Produced by Ruth Dennis
Sound-track Memories including the singing voices of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Ginger Rogers , Fred Astaire The programme edited and produced by Trafford Whitelock


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Julia Arnall
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: June Allyson
Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Genevieve Page
Unknown: Wilfrid Hyde White
Produced By: Ruth Dennis
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: Thirty-Minute Theatre Hubert Gregg in LOOK IN THE MIRROR'

by Aileenourne and Leone Stewart
Produced by Norman Wright


Produced By: Norman Wright
Mrs Barnes: Gladys Spencer
Edward Musgrave: Hubert Gregg
Miss Johnson: Janette Richer
Basil Fellows: Geoffrey Lewis
Nurse: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Dr Rawlings: Brewster Mason
Tom Atkins: Martin Lewis

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray GaJton and featuring Sidney James
Bill Kerr , and Kenneth Williams
Theme and incidental music composed and conducted by Wally Stott
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson


Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Gajton
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: Anglo-American QUESTION TIME

A team of young American students who have recently arrived in this country exchange question and answer with a British team
From the United States:
Kathleen Kampmann
Tom Adams , Jane Plunkett
George Van der Muhll
From Great Britain:
Mary Duddy , Brian Davies
Diane Waters , Bernard Rudden
Chairman, Michael Flanders


Unknown: Kathleen Kampmann
Unknown: Tom Adams
Unknown: Jane Plunkett
Unknown: George van Der Muhll
Unknown: Mary Duddy
Unknown: Brian Davies
Unknown: Diane Waters
Unknown: Bernard Rudden
Unknown: Michael Flanders

: Peter Yorke in MELODY HOUR

with his Concert Orchestra
Michael Holliday and the Billy Mayerl Rhythm Ensemble
Programme introduced by Rhona Marsh
Produced by Edward Nash


Unknown: Michael Holliday
Introduced By: Rhona Marsh
Produced By: Edward Nash


Chapter 7
Rex Palmer talks to
Marjorie Anderson
Margaret Eaves
Trevor Howard
Rawicz and Landauer
Dick Richards
Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Alfred Dunning


Talks: Rex Palmer
Unknown: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Margaret Eaves
Unknown: Trevor Howard
Unknown: Dick Richards
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning


at the piano

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week


Jean Pougnet and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Frederick Harvey


Artist: Frederick Harvey


Community hymn-singing from the Church of St. Ann, Her Majesty's Dockyard, Portsmouth, to celebrate Trafalgar Day
Singing led by the choir of St. Ann with Junior Seamen of H.M.S. St. Vincent, and other Naval and Royal Marine personnel from H.M. Establishments and ships in Portsmouth
Hymns introduced by the Rev. W. H. S. Chapman, R.N.
Conductor, Bertram Bradshaw
Organist, Carey Humphreys
Nelson's Prayer read by the Admiral of the Fleet, Sir George Creasy , o.c.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.V.O.
Immortal, invisible (Tune. St. Denio) Dear Lord and Father of mankind
(Tune. Repton)
There is a green hill (Tune, Horsley)
(Continued in next column)
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
(Tune, Hast du denn. Jesu)
0 Worship the Lord (Tune, Was lebet. was schwebet)
Thou whose almighty word (Tune,
Rejoice, the Lord is King (Tune,
Thy hand, 0 God, has guided (Tune,
Eternal Father, strong to save (Tune,


Conductor: Bertram Bradshaw
Organist: Carey Humphreys
Unknown: Sir George Creasy


Bringing you the music of the BBC Show Band
Directed by Cyril Stapleton featuring Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin with The Stargazers, Harold Smart
Dennis Wilson , Bert Weedon
The Show Band Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams and Show Band's Singing Star
Dawn Lake
Script by Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin
Production by John Browell


Directed By: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Denis Goodwin
Unknown: Harold Smart
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Script By: Bob Monkhouse
Script By: Denis Goodwin
Production By: John Browell


Christian opinion on some of the things we talk about
Speaker, Stanley Maxted


Unknown: Stanley Maxted


at the piano

: It's never too late to listen so why not STAY UP WITH SAM

and listen to some records to round off the weekend
Presented by Sam Costa


Presented By: Sam Costa

: Great Tom Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only

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