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: Great Tom: LIGHTS ON

BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: SILVER CHORDS

with Teifion Williams and the Silver Chords Choir
Introduced by John Darran
Musical arrangements and production by Mai Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Teifion Williams
Introduced By: John Darran
Production By: Mai Jones

: NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

The Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour including:
Open Letter to housewives from John Newsom
Mabel Constanduros with another episode from the life of Grandma Buggins
Planning a Kitchen: Jeanne Heat discusses the choice made by listeners to Woman's Hour, and H. G. Rook answers questions
Gordon Gow reviews some current films
Innocence Abroad: an American woman visits Europe. The first of three readings by Yolande Donlan from ' Our Hearts Were Young and Gay ' bv Cornelia Otis-Skinner and Emily Kimbrough
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: John Newsom
Unknown: Mabel Constanduros
Unknown: H. G. Rook
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Yolande Donlan
Unknown: Cornelia Otis-Skinner
Unknown: Emily Kimbrough
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: COMMONWEALTH OF SONG

Robert Easton
(United Kingdom) introduces
Halinka de Tarczynska
(from Australia)
Annette Klooger
(from Australia)
Leslie Andrews
(from New Zealand)
'Hutch' (Leslie A. Hutchlnson)
(from the West Indies) The Bob Brown Singers with the Kenny Powell Trio
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
(from South Africa)
Produced by Glyn Jones (United Kingdom)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Easton
Unknown: Annette Klooger
Unknown: Leslie Andrews
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: MEN ABOUT MUSIC

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

Contributors

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

: HAVE A GO!

visits the Shetland Isles

: 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
4 — ' Put and Take '
Service from the Parish Church of St. Giles, Upper Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire; conducted by the Ven. Basil Guy, Archdeacon of Bedford

: 1,500 m.: Shipping Forecast 247 ni. and VHF: ' Good Listening

Some news of current programmes

: TWO-WAY FAMILY FAVOURITES

Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Dennis Scuse

Contributors

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

Contributors

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

: THEBOBHOPESHOW

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

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Betty Grable
Unknown: Bill Goodwin
Unknown: Margaret Whiting
Unknown: Les Brown
Unknown: Norman Sullivan
Unknown: Charles Lee
Edited By: Dennis Main Wilson

: MOVIE-GO-ROUND

A sound approach to the cinema introduced by Peter Haigh and including
Music from a Forthcoming Release
Leroy Holmes and his Orchestra introduce ' The Maid of Novgorod' theme from ' War and Peace '
(Continued in next column)
Picturegoer's Quiz
Test your ear and your memory-and have a pencil handy!
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
Our Hollywood Correspondent
Donovan Pedelty
Sound-track Memories
Music we like to remember
Stargazing: Peter Finch talks about his career and illustrates it with extracts from his films
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
Pocket Preview: ' Moby Dick ' starring Gregory Peck
Richard Basehart and Leo Genn
Introduced by Leo Genn
Adaptation by Gordon Gow Produced by Ruth Dennis
New Musical:
' The Best Things in Life are Free'
Gordon MacRae , Dan Dailey
Ernest Borsnine and Sheree North singing hit tunes, including ' Button Up Your Overcoat.' ' Sunny Side Up,'
'The Birth of the Blues.' and ' The Best Things in Life are Free '
Programme edited and produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Leroy Holmes
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Donovan Pedelty
Talks: Peter Finch
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Moby Dick
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Richard Basehart
Unknown: Leo Genn
Introduced By: Leo Genn
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Produced By: Ruth Dennis
Unknown: Gordon MacRae
Unknown: Dan Dailey
Unknown: Ernest Borsnine
Unknown: Sheree North
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: Thirty-Minute Theatre 'MUSTARD YELLOW'

A strange tale for radio by Jon Manchip White
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Manchip
Produced By: Archie Campbell
The narrator, Tom Sheffield, a racing motorist: Denis Goacher
Marco Torelli, a team manager: Dino Galvani
Pietro Cavalotti, another driver: Giulio Finzi
Herr Lange, a steward: Rudolph Offenbach
An observer: Gyuri Wagner

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

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

Contributors

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

: QUESTION TIME

A group of young musicians on an orchestral course at Trent Park Training College put questions to Muir Mathieson, Antony Hopkins, and Harry Newstone
In the chair, Michael Flanders

: MELODY HOUR

BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
John Hanson and Shirley Abicair with the Sidney Bright Quartet
Sixty minutes of popular music, including musical comedy. folk songs, and favourite melodies from the pens of Elgar, Sullivan, Coates, Strauss. and many other famous composers
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Conductor: John Hanson
Conductor: Shirley Abicair
Produced By: Eric Arden

: THESE RADIO TIMES

Chapter 8
Rex Palmer talks to
Kenneth Adam Ronald Fletcher
Turner Layton Barbara Mullen
John Sharman
Written by Gale Pedrick
Produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Talks: Rex Palmer
Unknown: Kenneth Adam
Unknown: Ronald Fletcher
Unknown: Turner Layton
Unknown: Barbara Mullen
Unknown: John Sharman
Written By: Gale Pedrick
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: SEMPRINI

at the piano

: News and RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of events of the past week

: GRAND HOTEL

Jean Pougnet and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Heather Harper

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Artist: Heather Harper

: SUNDAY HALF-HOUR

Community hymn-singing on the occasion of Rochdale's Annual Sing, from the Champness Hall , Rochdale
Conductor, W. Firth
Organist. Harvey Smith
Hymns introduced by the Minister, the Rev. J. Moorhouse
Children of the Heavenly King (Tune,
Judah)
Blest are the pure in heart (Tune,
Franconian)
Hear us. O Lord (Tune. Peel Castle) Love Divine, all loves excelling (Tune,
Blaenwern)
Now thank we all our God (Tune,
Nun danket)
The King of Love my Shepherd is
(Tune, Dominus Regit)
The day is past and over (Tune, St.
Anatolius)
Let all the world in every corner sing (Tune, Luckington)

Contributors

Unknown: Champness Hall
Conductor: W. Firth
Organist: . Harvey Smith

: THE SHOW BAND SHOW

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

Contributors

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

: NEWS

: LATE SUNDAY SPECIAL

Christian opinion on some of the things we talk about
Speaker, C. A. Joyce

Contributors

Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: CHARLIE KUNZ

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

Contributors

Presented By: Sam Costa

: News Summary

: Great Tom: Close Down

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