Alan Dell introduces your request records and the guest of the day,
A story, a hymn, and a prpyer
at the organ of the Opera House, Blackpool
Isy Geiger and his Viennese Music
" The Try ' by Norman L. Goodland
Read by Richard George
Conductor, Jack Leon
(Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
and his Band \ with Shirlev Jackson. Mel Gavnor
Johnny Worth , The David Ede Quartet (Oscar Rabin and his Band are appearing at the Lyceum Ballroom, London)
Today's story: ' Helping Mother' by Elizabeth Coleman , told by Dorothy Smith.
House to House: a series in which Jean Metcalfe goes visiting with a tape recorder. 5 — ' At the home of Max Bygraves '
(Continued in next column)
Cookery Club: a meeting place for the exchange of ideas. Constance Gill and Stella Dobson put questions to Nell Heaton and Edward Hyams about Christmas food and drink.
Looking at the News: a review of some of the happenings of the week
'The Lighthearted Quest' by Ann Bridge
(to be read in ten instalments) Abridged by Donald Bancroft
Read by Sheila Mitchell
9—'Encounter among the Tombs '
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe
The gramophone record and the overseas listener
Script by Eileen Capel
Narrator, Peter King
In the BBC's External Services the gramophone record plays an important part. It provides a link with home and keeps a world-wide audience in touch with music and entertainment. You hear about their request programmes, the different kinds of requests, the unexpected places they come from-Tobago, Alaska, Hongkong, Chile--and excerpts from many other record programmes broadcast throughout the world.
Tommy Kinsman and his Dance Orchestra
A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'
A talk by Mrs. Phoebe Hesketh introduced by Stuart Hibberd
Listeners' letters are very welcome, as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd, c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W.l. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally, but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.
Music from theatre and films played by the BBC West of England
Conductor, Frank Cantell
In 1953 members of the Shoreham Country Dance Club travelled to Neustadt, in Holstein, Northern Germany, for a Folk Dance Festival. Paul Plumb , leader of the group, and Jenny Gilbert tell the story of the journey with recordings made during the trip.
Produced by Harold Rogers
A favourite tune and a question or two For those who live in a house you knew
Devised and presented with records by Michael Brooke
Presented by members of the Younger Generation
Ian Mathew looks at the record-buying habits of the younger generation, from pops to classics, with a special slant on the lunch-time swoop in the record shops.
Michael Flanders gives the results of the last Younger Generation competition and sets another.
London v. North Region-3
Professor Denis Brogan ,Cedric Cliffe
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale
Professor W. Lyon Blease
Quiz-Master. Gilbert Harding
A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to the views expressed in last Friday's 'Any Questions?'
Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
Repeated tomorrow at 12.0 (Home Services except Scottish)
with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor, Laidman Browne
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
with music scored by Bob Sharples
Script by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
A transatlantic exchange between two of the world's great gramophone libraries
Desmond Shawe-Taylor and the BBC
In New York:
Alistair Cooke and the Librarian of the New York Public Library
for Olde-Tyme dancing with Sydney Thompson and his Olde Tyme Orchestra
Introduced by John Webster
Produced by Rex Burrows
Short stories by T. 0. Beacheroft
4 — 'The Erne from the Coast'
Read by Laidman Browne
Patti Lewis , Franklyn Boyd and The Coronets
Malcolm Lockyer and his Octet
followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only