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: NEWS

: FAMILY CHOICE

Jack Train introduces request records for the family

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: 'THAT CERTAIN FEELING'

An adaptation for radio from the sound-track of the Paramount Picture starring
Bob Hope , Eva Marie Saint
George Sanders with Pearl Bailey
Narration by Don Mason
Radio adaptation by Roy Bradford
Produced by Ruth Dennis

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Eva Marie Saint
Unknown: George Sanders
Produced By: Ruth Dennis

: Johnny Morris in JOHNNY'S JAUNT 1956

Last August, with George and Leslie, Johnny Morris set off to follow the River Thames from source to the sea.
Each week, from somewhere along the way, he sent a recorded account of their adventures, and here-with the aid of some musical short cuts-is an omnibus version of those recordings.
Music by Dudley Savage
Produced by Brian Patten

Contributors

Music By: Dudley Savage
Produced By: Brian Patten

: COCKNEY CAPERS

rresented by Monty Modlyn with gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Monty Modlyn

: Lester Ferguson in CHILDREN'S CORNER

Albert Marland (piano)
London Theatre Orchestra
(Leader, David Wolfsthal )
Conducted by Gilbert Vinter
The George Mitchell Choir
Arnie Kitson (xylophone)
Tommy Reilly (harmonica)
Introduced by John Webster
Produced by Eric Arden
Given before an audience of. children at the Camden Theatre, London

Contributors

Piano: Albert Marland
Leader: David Wolfsthal
Conducted By: Gilbert Vinter
Unknown: George Mitchell
Unknown: Arnie Kitson
Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Introduced By: John Webster
Produced By: Eric Arden

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
First Test Match : Second day Commentaries by Rex Alston , Charles Fortune , Ian Balfour , and Hugh Rouse
From the Wanderers Club,
Johannesburg
(A relay of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission)

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Charles Fortune
Unknown: Ian Balfour
Unknown: Hugh Rouse

: SID PHILLIPS

and his Band with Ray Burns

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Burns

: MUSIC KNOWS NO FRONTIERS

Singers and musicians from different countries meet in the studio of the Radio House, Cologne, to sing and play popular music
(Recordings made available by courtesy of Westdeutscher Rund funk)

Contributors

Unknown: Westdeutscher Rund

: Racing

at Kempton Park
King George VI Steeplechase Stakes
A handicap race run over a distance of three miles
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Tom E. Webster as race-reader
From the Grandstand

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Tom E. Webster

: COME TO THE CIRCUS

with Raymond Baxter and Brian Johnston and sample some of the thrills, spectacle, and comedy inside the ring and outside the arena at this season's Bertram Mills Cir cus at Olympia, London

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Bertram Mills Cir

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Commentary during the second half of one of today's Football League matches

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
First Test Match
Commentaries on the closing overs of the day by Rex Alston , Charles Fortune , Ian Balfour , and Hugh Rouse
(A relay of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission)

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Charles Fortune
Unknown: Ian Balfour
Unknown: Hugh Rouse

: Cinderella

[Starring] Lizbeth Webb
See panel at top of page
A new production of the programme first broadcast on December 20, 1955

: SPORTS REPORT

Eamonn Andrews introduces a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute survey of the day's sport
Football and Racing
The day's results read by John Webster
6.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and interviews from the grounds
5.25 Cricket
Rex Alston reports from Johannesburg on the second day's play in the First Test Match between South Africa and England
Talking Sport
Leading players, administrators and journalists join Eamonn Andrews to discuss topics of the moment
5.50 app. Classified Football Results
Today's programme includes reports on. First Division: Bolton Wanderers v. Manchester City by Bill Bothwell ; Everton v. Tottenham Hotspur by Bernard Taylor ; Leeds United v. Blackpool by Douglas Lupton ; Sheffield Wednesday v. Birmingham City by Frank Stainton
Second Division: Port Vale c. Stoke City by Barney Bamford; Swansea Town v. Bristol City by Max Rawlings
Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Introduces: Eamonn Andrews
Read By: John Webster
Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Unknown: Bill Bothwell
Unknown: Bernard Taylor
Unknown: Douglas Lupton
Unknown: Frank Stainton
Unknown: Max Rawlings
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: THE CARROLL LEVIS SHOW

Carroll Levis introduces some of his recent discoveries
The Vocaltones (Glamorgan) Roy Jevons (Wolverhampton)
Ina Coupland (Sheffield)
Denis Riley (Birmingham)
Richard Cox (Sussex) Ellen Spencer (Derby) with the Jackie Brown Quintet
Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Introduces: Carroll Levis
Unknown: Roy Jevons
Unknown: Denis Riley
Unknown: Richard Cox
Unknown: Ellen Spencer
Unknown: Jackie Brown
Produced By: John Hooper

: The Archers

: Association Football

Summaries by Charles Buchai )

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Buchai

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in EDUCATING ARCHIE

with Archie's guest: Beryl Reid and Ken Platt
Dick Emery , Alexander Gauge Sandra Alfred. Ronald Chesney
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Ronald Wolfe
George Wadmore , and Pat Dunlop
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Ken Platt
Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Alexander Gauge
Unknown: Sandra Alfred.
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Script By: George Wadmore
Script By: Pat Dunlop
Produced By: Roy Speer

: AROUND THE KINGDOM IN SONG AND DANCE

A holiday round-up of singing and dancing from all corners of the British Isles
Your host. Sam Costa
From London
A sing-song directed by Glyn Jones The Hedley Ward Trio
Welwyn Garden City
Male Voice Choir
Chorus-Master, Ivor Davies
From the North of England
Willie Walker and his Band play country dance music from Windy Hope Farm on Tyneside
Crosthwaite Handbell Ringera entertain you from Keswick
From the Midlands
Leslie Douglas and his Straight Eight from the Samson and Hercules Ballroom,
Norwich
From the West of England
The Moonrakers
Square Dance Band of Cheddar, Somerset
Master of Ceremonies.
Bernard Fishwick
Acker Bilks
Paramount Jazz Band from Dunster. Somerset
Master of Ceremonies, Derek Jones
(Continued tn next column)
From Scotland
Jameson Clark introduces
Scottish reels and dance music by the Jack Forsythe Trio
Gaelic songs by Kenna Campbell
A section of the City of Glasgow Police Pipe Band
Pipe-Major, John MacDonald
From
Wales Beaufort Mate voice Choir
Conductor. Randall Williams
Tredegar Workmen's Town Band
Conductor, Con Buckley
From Northern Ireland
Irish songs and reels by Henry Hinds Belfast Girl Singers
Conductor, Kay Simpsoi
Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet Announcer, John Webster
Production by Alfred Dunning and Glyn Jones

Contributors

Directed By: Glyn Jones
Chorus-Master: Ivor Davies
Unknown: Handbell Ringera
Unknown: Leslie Douglas
Unknown: Derek Jones
Introduces: Jameson Clark
Songs By: Kenna Campbell
Unknown: John MacDonald
Unknown: Wales Beaufort
Conductor: Randall Williams
Conductor: Con Buckley
Unknown: Henry Hinds Belfast
Conductor: Kay Simpsoi
Conductor: David Curry
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Announcer: John Webster
Production By: Alfred Dunning
Production By: Glyn Jones

: KEEP 'EM LAUGHING

An all-in comedy match between Freddie Sales
Stan Stennett , and Ken Dode
Inter-round notes by the Kaye Sisters and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Promoted by James Casey

Contributors

Unknown: Stan Stennett
Unknown: Ken Dode
Unknown: Kaye Sisters
Unknown: James Casey

: NEWS

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
First Test Match: a summary of the second day's play, by E. W Swanton
From Johannesburg

: BBC BALLROOM

Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra with Patti Forbes. Don Cameron Kenny Bardell , and the Mackpies Vie Lewis and his Orchestra with Irma Logan
For Fun : Graham Stark
Master of Ceremonies, David Jacobs
Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Unknown: Ken MacKintosh
Unknown: Patti Forbes.
Unknown: Cameron Kenny Bardell
Unknown: MacKpies Vie Lewis
Unknown: Irma Logan
Unknown: David Jacobs
Produced By: John Hooper

: News Summary

: Close Down

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