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: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by Gilbert Harding

Contributors

Introduced By: Gilbert Harding

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: PHIL FINCH

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: News Summary

followed by MORNING STORY
From the North of England
' Of Infinite Jest' by Wilfred R. Atkinson
Read by Graham Tennant

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfred R. Atkinson
Read By: Graham Tennant

: THE ELGIN PLAYERS

Directed by John Sharpe
Edward Rubach (piano)

Contributors

Directed By: John Sharpe
Piano: Edward Rubach

: DON SMITH

and his Orchestra with Shirley Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Shirley Wilson

: MIDDAY PROM

given by the BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
From the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, by courtesy of Manchester Corporation

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: Stanford Robinson

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' Benjamin Bear and Muffet Go Shopping in the Flood ' by Ursula Hourihane , told by Julia Lang

Contributors

Unknown: Benjamin Bear
Unknown: Ursula Hourihane
Told By: Julia Lang

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including:
Cheese, Wine, Yoghourt and so on: some new additions to the cookery bookshelf, reviewed by Ann Hardy
Letter from Toronto: Freda Hawkins describes a visit to the Police Department
Spirit on the Rocks: Elizabeth Coxfcead explains her passion for climbing
Looking at the News: a review of some happenings of the week
Serial: Framley Parsonage' by Anthony Trollope
Abridged by Donald Bancroft
Read by Gladys Young
Last instalment:
' Lady Lufton's Request'
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe

Contributors

Reviewed By: Ann Hardy
Unknown: Freda Hawkins
Unknown: Elizabeth Coxfcead
Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Gladys Young
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

: News Summary

followed by Band of the COLDSTREAM GUARDS
Conducted by Major Douglas A. Pope
Director of Music
Alexander Henderson (bass)
(Continued in next column)

Contributors

Conducted By: Major Douglas A. Pope
Bass: Alexander Henderson

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Strings in Rhythm
Directed by Henry Croudson

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Croudson

: Mrs. Dale's Diary

Contributors

Script: Jonquil Antony

: AT YOUR REQUEST

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: Dora Bryan in ' LUCY ARNOLD'

A love story by Compton Mackenzie
Adapted by the author from his novel' Figure of Eight'
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by Martyn C. Webster
(The recorded broadcast of May 6)

Contributors

Story By: Compton MacKenzie
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
The storyteller: Denis Goacher
Lucy Arnold: Dora Bryan
Miss Chibbett: Betty Hardy
Mrs Chibbett: Betty Linton
Mrs Arnold: Vivienne Chatterton
Samuel Arnold: James Thomason
Terence Manning: Simon Lack
Lady Emily Manning: Avice Landone
Mr Manning: William Fox
Mabel, a maid: Annette Kelly
Mr Lightheart: Frank Atkinson
Mrs Lightheart: Dorothy Holmes-Gore

: OUR KIND OF MUSIC

played by the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra with Norman George (violin)
Timmy Leach (electronic organ) and sung by Les Howard and the Raymond Woodhead Singers
Conductor, Alyn Ainsworth
Producer, Eric Miller

Contributors

Violin: Norman George
Violin: Timmy Leach
Sung By: Les Howard
Conductor: Alyn Ainsworth
Producer: Eric Miller

: The Archers

A story of country folk.

: Sport

Raymond Glendenning on tomorrow's fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Glendenning

: Elsie and Doris Waters in ' FLOGGIT'S '

with Joan Sims. Ronnie Barker
Hugh Paddick , Iris Vandeleur
Ron Moody
Script by Terry Nation , John Junkin and Dave Freeman
Produced by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Sims.
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Iris Vandeleur
Unknown: Ron Moody
Script By: Terry Nation
Script By: John Junkin
Script By: Dave Freeman
Produced By: Bill Gates

: BING SINGS

on gramophone records

: ANY QUESTIONS ?

Questions of the moment put by members of the audience are discussed spontaneously by : Ralph Wightman , John Arlott
Elizabeth Pakenham
John Watson
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
From the Den Pavilion,
Teignmouth, Devon
Comments on this programme for use in ' Any Answers? ' , should be addressed to the BBC,
Bristol, marked ' Any Questions?' and should arrive on Monday.

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Elizabeth Pakenham
Unknown: John Watson
Unknown: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT

A weekly programme of light music for everybody played this week by the London Theatre Orchestra
(Leader, Sidney Sax )
Conducted by Sidney Torch with Vanessa Lee and John Hauxvell
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Conducted by Major F. J. Harris, M.B.E.
Director of Music
Stanley Riley with the BBC's Men's Chorus
Conducted by Cyril Gell
Introduced by Robin Boyle
Produced by John Tylee
Before an invited audience at the Camden Theatre, London

Contributors

Leader: Sidney Sax
Conducted By: Sidney Torch
Unknown: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: John Hauxvell
Conducted By: Major F. J. Harris, M.B.E.
Unknown: Stanley Riley
Conducted By: Cyril Gell
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Produced By: John Tylee

: IN SHOW BAND STYLE

Part 1
Cyril Stapleton
Directs the BBC Show Band
Songs from The Stargazers and guest singer, Julie Dawn
Individual music from
Harold Smart , Bert Weedon and Dennis Wilson
Produced by John Browell

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Singer: Julie Dawn
Unknown: Harold Smart
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Produced By: John Browell

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Building of Jalna' by Mazo de la Roche
(to be read in twenty instalments)
Abridged by Jocelyn Bradford
Read by T. St. John Barry
6—' Pastures New '

Contributors

Unknown: Mazo de la Roche
Abridged By: Jocelyn Bradford

: IN SHOW BAND STYLE

Part 2
Serenade including
Eric Jupp and his Players

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Jupp

: Great Tom: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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