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: Great Tom: LIGHTS ON

The Harlequins
Directed by Sidney Sax

Contributors

Directed By: Sidney Sax

: SILVER CHORDS

Teifion Williams and the Silver Chords Choir
Introduced by Dillwyn Owen
Musical arrangements and production by Mai Jonea

Contributors

Unknown: Teifion Williams
Introduced By: Dillwyn Owen
Production By: Mai Jonea

: HOME FOR THE DAY

The Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour including
Open Letter.... to an irritating woman, from John Fieldwalker
Castle in the Air: Jeanne Heal gives the results of the Woman's Hour questionnaire about ideal bedrooms
(Continued in next column)
Gordon Gow reviews some current films
Born Under Sagittarius: the last discussion in the series in which a group of people born under the same sign of the Zodiac compare notes
Innocence Abroad: ' Major Thompson Lives in France.' by Pierre Daninos. Translated from the French by Robin Farn. Abridged by Roy Herbert. Read by Patrick Waddington
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Pierre Daninos.
Unknown: Robin Farn.
Abridged By: Roy Herbert.
Read By: Patrick Waddington
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: From Cylinder to Tape

Record Week 1956
A light-hearted history in thirty minutes of nearly eighty years' development of recording and reproduction.
(BBC Recording)

Contributors

Script and research: Malcolm Baker-Smith
Narration: James McKechnie

: THE AL READ SHOW

In which AI Read takes life as he finds it and invites you to share the fun with some friends from the world of music including The Kordites and the BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Ronnie Taylor

Contributors

Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Ronnie Taylor

: People's Service

God gets ready for Christmas
2 - ...through the Prophets
Service from Timberscombe Parish Church in Somerset; conducted by the Rev. Canon S.E. Swann

Contributors

Service conducted by: The Rev. Canon S.E. Swann

: 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

: THE BOB HOPE SHOW

starring Bob Hope with his guests,
William Holden and Jerry Colonna
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
Repeated on Wednesday at 7.0 London and Scottish Home Services

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Jerry Colonna
Unknown: Bill Goodwin
Unknown: Margaret Whiting
Unknown: Les Brown
Written By: Norman Sullivan
Written By: Charles Lee
Edited By: Dennis Main Wilson

: MELVILLE'S CHOICE

Alan Melville recommends to listeners books he has enjoyed reading and presents dramatised excerpts from them
I The Bright Prison' by Penelope Mortimer
' Married Quarters' by Tim Carew
' Rebecca's Pride ' by Donald McNutt Douglass
The Phoenix Book of Modern American Humour Edited by Michael Barsley Cast: Vivienne Chatterton
Madeleine Christie. Eric Anderson
John Glen. James McKechnie
Frank Partington , and Manning Wilson
Produced by Eileen Molony

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Melville
Unknown: Penelope Mortimer
Unknown: Tim Carew
Unknown: Donald McNutt Douglass
Edited By: Michael Barsley
Unknown: Vivienne Chatterton
Unknown: Madeleine Christie.
Unknown: Eric Anderson
Unknown: John Glen.
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Frank Partington
Unknown: Manning Wilson
Produced By: Eileen Molony

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

5 — ' Barbara Buys a Bargain ' with Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon
Doris Rogers , Molly Weir
Richard Bellaers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Bob Block
Ronnie Hanbury , and Bebe Daniels
Production by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Lyon,
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Doris Rogers
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Richard Bellaers
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Bob Block
Written By: Ronnie Hanbury
Written By: Bebe Daniels
Production By: Tom Ronald

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray GaltoD and featuring Sidney Jam "s
Bill Kerr , Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams
Theme and incidental music composed and conducted by Wally Stott
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson

Contributors

Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galtod
Unknown: Sidney Jam
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: QUESTION TIME

See columns 1 and 2

: Max Jaffa in Melody Hour

with The Orchestre Elegant
David Hughes and Jack Byfield
A Sunday Serenade of music with a lilt
Introduced by Max Jaffa and David Hughes
Produced by Edward Nash
(David Hughes is appearing in Variety at the Hippodrome Theatre, Ipswich)

Contributors

Unknown: David Hughes
Unknown: Jack Byfield
Introduced By: Max Jaffa
Introduced By: David Hughes
Produced By: Edward Nash
Produced By: David Hughes

: Sunday Theatre presents ' THE ATOM BOWLER'

by Jay Black and Stephen Black
Produced by R. D. Smith
Cricketers. villagers, Australians, umpires. and other voices played by Peter Carver. Leigh Crutchley , John Dearth , Vanda Godsell , Harold Lang.
Molly Lawson. Diana Lincoln. Wyndham Milligan, Anthony Sagar. June Wenner. and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Cricket is the last of the leisurely arts. ' The Atom Bowler' tells what happens when science uncontrolled and unpremeditated makes its impact, and England surprises the Australians as they have never been surprised before. (Nicky Edmett is appearing in ' Nude with Violin ' at the Globe Theatre, London)
To be repeated on December 21 at 5.0

Contributors

Unknown: Jay Black
Unknown: Stephen Black
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Played By: Peter Carver.
Played By: Leigh Crutchley
Played By: John Dearth
Played By: Vanda Godsell
Played By: Harold Lang.
Unknown: Molly Lawson.
Unknown: Diana Lincoln.
Unknown: Anthony Sagar.
Unknown: Nicky Edmett
P C Harding: Ben Williams
Tom Dingley, landlord of the Valiant Trooper: Malcolm Hayes
Sid: Nicky Edmett
BBC Announcer: John Snagge
Mrs Dingley: Sheila Raynor
Bert Barleycorn: Glyn Dearman
The Vicar of Pelling: Peter Neil
Charlie Cobb: Eric Anderson
First Oxford Young Man: Charles Hodgson
Second Oxford Young Man: Patrick Godfrey
BBC Commentator: Derek Hart
Stedman, the Australian Cricket Captain: Bruce Stewart
Dominions Secretary: Geoffrey Lewis
Professor: Haydn Jones

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week

: 1,500 m. Shipping Forecast

217 m. and VHF
Record Interlude

: GRAND HOTEL

Jean Pougnet and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Arthur Richards

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Pougnet
Artist: Arthur Richards

: SUNDAY HALF-HOUR

United hymn singing from
Peniel Methodist Church, Flint
Conductor, Gwyneth Harrison
Organists.
Aneurin Thomas , Arthur Jones
Hymns introduced by Havard Gregory Ye servants of God (Tune, Laudate
Dominum)
The King of love my Shepherd is
(Tune. Dominus regit me)
(Continued in next column)
Duw mawr y rhyfeddodau maith
(Tune, Rhydygroes)
Blessed assurance. Jesus is mine
(Tune, Blessed Assurance)
The light of the morning is breaking
(Tune, Crug y Bar)
Who is on the Lord's side? (Tune,
Rachie)
Caned nef a daear lawr (Tune, Llanfair)
Glory to thee, my God, this night
(Tune. Old Hundredth)
Blessing by the Minister, the Rev. 6. Prys Davies

Contributors

Organists: Aneurin Thomas
Unknown: Arthur Jones
Introduced By: Havard Gregory
Unknown: Prys Davies

: SHOW BAND SHOW

Bringing you the music of the BBC Show Band
Directed by Cyril Stapleton featuring Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin
The Stargazers, Harold Smart
Dennis Wilson , Bert Weedon
The Show Band Singers Directed by Cliff Adams and Matt Monro
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
Directed By: Matt Monro
Script By: Bob Monkhouse
Script By: Denis Goodwin
Production By: John Browell

: MAINLY FOR MEN

A programme of Christian opinion on human and social relationships, mainly as men see them
Chairman,
The Rev. Austen Williams
Speaker, the Psychiatrist
Listeners' questions and comments form the basis of these talks. Letters are welcomed and should be addressed to: Mainly For Men, Broadcasting House, London, W 1.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams

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

See top of page
(.Richard Attenborough is appearing in 'Double Image ' at the Savoy Theatre, London)

: Great Tom: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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