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: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast

: NEWS

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews

Contributors

Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: JOHN HOWLETT

at the organ of the Odeon Theatre,
Leicester Square, London

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: News Summary

followed by MORNING STORY
* Resistance Movement' by Nat Easton
Read by David Garth

Contributors

Read By: David Garth

: Band of the WELSH GUARDS

Conducted by Capt. F. L. Statham
Director of Music
John Holmes (bass)

Contributors

Conducted By: Capt. F. L. Statham
Bass: John Holmes

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Felix King at the piano

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
Second Test Match: First day
Commentaries by Rex Alston , Charles Fortune , Kyrlie Roscoe , and Patt Tebbutt
From Newlands Cricket Ground,
Cape Town

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Charles Fortune
Unknown: Kyrlie Roscoe
Unknown: Patt Tebbutt

: JOHNNY DANKWORTH

and his Orchestra with Cleo Laine
Frank Holder , and Tony Mansell

Contributors

Unknown: Cleo Laine
Unknown: Frank Holder
Unknown: Tony Mansell

: 1,500 m.: Shipping Forecast

217 m. and VHF: Record Interlude

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'New Year's Eve,' by Ann Elliott. told by Dorothy Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Elliott.
Told By: Dorothy Smith

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
A New Year and a New Life: Eileen Sharman sails tomorrow for Australia with her family and'looks forward to the future
(Continued in next column)
Reading Your Letters: expressing the listener's point of view
Living in an Open-plan House: Edward Williams describes his reactions to this experience
We can't go back: Jessie Kesson reflects on the altered circumstances of her life and looks at the future
'/ Promise to Pay ...': today a barrister continues his advice to people who find it difficult to pay their way
Serial: 'Getaway' by John Harris
Abridged by Neville Teller
Read by Russell Napier
The second of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Unknown: Eileen Sharman
Unknown: John Harris
Read By: Russell Napier
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: News Summary

followed by Concert Hour
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conducted by Alexander Gibson

Contributors

Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Alexander Gibson

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Band of The Life Guards
Conducted by Lieut.-Colonel A. Lemoine, O.B.E,
Director of Music

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Robert Turley

Contributors

Script By: Robert Turley
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: James Dale
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Sally Lane: Margaret Ward
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Jenny Dale: Julia Braddoclc
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Fickling: Robert Webber
Ivor Mitchell: Peter Tuddenham
Joanna Loss: Margaret Butt
Harriet Lamont: Gillian Maude
Dr Meredith: William Fox
Mrs Meredith: Selma Vaz Dias
Maud French: Gwen Dav Burroughs
Elsie Freeman: Betty Hardy
Mr Popkin: James Thomason
Gordon Wallace: Frank Partington

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
Second Test Match
Commentaries on the closing overs of the day by Rex Alston, Charles Fortune, Kyrlie Roscoe, and Patt Tebbutt, followed by a close of play summary

: MELODY ON THE LINE

A programme of dance music with Les Howard and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Presented by Geoffrey Wheeler

Contributors

Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Presented By: Geoffrey Wheeler

: WHO KNOWS?

A question and answer programme in which a panel of scientists reply to listeners' questions
Panel:
Robert Boyd , Harry Collier
Peter Sykes , G. P. Wells
In the chair, Sam Pollock
If you have a question you would like to put to the panel please write it on a postcard and address it to 'Who Knows?,' c/o BBC, Broadcasting House, London, W.I.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Boyd
Unknown: Harry Collier
Unknown: Peter Sykes
Unknown: G. P. Wells
Unknown: Sam Pollock

: CEDRIC DUMONT

and his Orchestra
Joseph Bopp (flute)
Herbert Rehbein (violin) Pierre del Vescovo (horn)

Contributors

Flute: Joseph Bopp
Violin: Herbert Rehbein
Horn: Pierre Del Vescovo

: CROSSROADS

A series about you and your job presented by members of the Younger Generation
In Preparation
1-Choosing the Job
The first oftwoprogrammes on finding the right job
Tonight Glyn Roberts shows how the specialists set about the task with all the knowledge of industrial psychology at their fingertips, and how this is put into general practice by the Youth Employment Service.
Introduced by Don Durbridge

Contributors

Introduced By: Don Durbridge

: The Archers

Written by Edward J. Mason and Geoffrey Webb.
A story of country folk.

Contributors

Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Sport

: Wilfred Pickles in HAVE A GO!

visits Aylesford, Kent where Mr. Pickwick stayed at ' 'Dingley Dell' with Mabel at ' the table ' and Harry Hudson at the piano
Presented by Stephen Renaud Williams

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Hudson
Presented By: Stephen Renaud Williams

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

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

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: ON THE SPOT

Robert Reid in London and Alistair Cooke
In New York discuss
Anglo-American
Attitudes and Introduce recorded illustrations reflecting the impact of recent events on the opinions of typical men and women in both countries regarding the relationship between Britain and the United States

: 'THE SENTIMENTAL GENTLEMAN OF SWING*

A tribute to the late Tommy Dorsey
Illustrated with gramophone records
Introduced by Denny Dennis and Alan Dell

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Dorsey
Introduced By: Denny Dennis
Unknown: Alan Dell

: FIRST IMPRESSIONS

A musical investigation into
New Year customs and traditions made by Stephen Manton (tenor) and the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Devised and narrated by Michael Brooke
Produced by Neil Sutherland

Contributors

Tenor: Stephen Manton
Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Michael Brooke
Produced By: Neil Sutherland

: NEWS

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
Second Test Match
A summary of the first day's play, by Rex Alston
From Newlands Ground, Cape Town
(A relay from the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission)

: TED HEATH

and his Music with Bobbie Britton and Peter Lowe

Contributors

Unknown: Bobbie Britton
Unknown: Peter Lowe

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Bafut Beagles ' by Gerald Durrell
(To be read in fourteen instalments) Abridged by Barbara Henderson
Read by Oliver Burt
1 — ' In which we done come'

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Abridged By: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Oliver Burt

: TED HEATH

and his Music with Bobbie Britton and Peter Lowe

Contributors

Unknown: Bobbie Britton
Unknown: Peter Lowe

: News Summary

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. enly








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