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: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: ERIC SPRUCE

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Jack Emblow Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Emblow Sextet

: News Summary

followed by MORNING STORY
From the North of England
' Shooting Star,' by Robert Lait
Read by Anthony Jacobs

Contributors

Read By: Anthony Jacobs

: TIME FOR MUSIC

The Harlequins
Directed by Sidney Sax

Contributors

Directed By: Sidney Sax

: DON SMITH

and his Orchestra with Shirley Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Shirley Wilson

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
Second Test Match: Fourth 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

: MIDDAY PROM

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Sullivan
Dances from The Tempest
Overture: The Yeomen of the Guard
From the Town Hall, Manchester. by courtesy of Manchester Corporation

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins

: 1,500 m-: Shipping Forecast

.247 m. and VHF: Record Interlude

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'How the Foghorn was lost and found ' by Ruth Simonis, told by Daphne Oxenford. (BBC recording)

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Back to Bicycling?: Ruth Drew gives a few words of advice
Reading Your Letters: expressing the listeners' point of view
An Interview with the Boss: Gladys Burlton recalls how she got her first job in a large London store
Pauletta Laughs Last: Jane Stanton describes a sea journey with a young hippopotamus.
London Almanac: Woman's Hour reporters keep you in touch with what's been happening this week
Serial: ' Getaway' by John Harris
Abridged by Neville Teller
Read by Russell Napier
The fifth of fifteen instalments
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe

Contributors

Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Russell Napier
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

: News Summary

followed by Band of the GRENADIER GUARDS
Conducted by Major F. J. Harris , M.B.E.
Director of Music
Joan Bramhall (soprano)

Contributors

Conducted By: Major F. J. Harris , M.B.E.
Soprano: Joan Bramhall

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Michael Freedman and his Orchestra

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Billy Thatcher
Productions this week by Betty Davies and John R. Hopkina

Contributors

Script By: Billy Thatcher
Unknown: Betty Davies
Unknown: John R. Hopkina

: 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

Contributors

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

: MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC

from the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Directed by Alyn Ainsworth
A blend of melody and rhythm introducing songs from
Les Howard and the Timber Toppers and instrumental features by Norman George and Jimmy Leach
Stop Press
News and views from the world of showbusiness by Jerry Dawson
Introduced by Roger Moffat Produced by John Ammonds

Contributors

Directed By: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Jerry Dawson
Introduced By: Roger Moffat
Produced By: John Ammonds

: BRITAIN SINGS

Newhaven Fisherwomen's Choir

: OUR KIND OF MUSIC

Presented by Peter Yorke and his Orchestra
The Singing Strings
The Johnston Brothers
Kathie Kay
Johnny Pearson at the piano
Production by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Yorke
Production By: Johnnie Stewart

: Sport

Raymond Glendennlng on tomorrow's fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Glendennlng

: MUSIC FOR ALWAYS

A glossy magazine of music with illustrations of yesterday, today, and tomorrow played in the style of the BBC Show Band
Directed by Cyril Stapleton with songs from Lee Lawrence
Feature Pages:
' These Were Hits '
' News and Views ' and ' Talking Points,'
In which Cyril Stapleton discusses various topics with this week's guests
Ambrose andEvePerrick
Produced by John Browell

Contributors

Directed By: Cyril Stapleton
Produced By: John Browell

: ANY QUESTIONS?

Questions of the moment put by members of the Audience are discussed spontaneously by A. G. Street
Sir Robert Boothby , K.B.E., M.P.
Morgan Phillips
Joseph Grimond , M.P.
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
From the ' B ' Generating Station, Plymouth
(Home)
Comments on this programme for use in ' Any Answers? ' (next Thursday at
8.30 p.m.), should be addressed to the BBC, Bristol, marked ' Any Questions? ', and should arrive on Monday.

Contributors

Unknown: A. G. Street
Unknown: Sir Robert Boothby , K.B.E., M.P.
Unknown: Morgan Phillips
Unknown: Joseph Grimond , M.P.
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT

A weekly programme of light music for everybody played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with John Hanson
Band of the Royal Artillery
Conducted by Capt. S. V. Hays (Director of Music. Royal Artillery) and Stanley Riley with the BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Alan G. Melville
Introduced by Robin Boyle
Produced by John Tylee
Given before an invited audience at the Camden Theatre. London

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: John Hanson
Conducted By: Capt. S. V. Hays
Conducted By: Stanley Riley
Conducted By: Alan G. Melville
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Produced By: John Tylee

: CRICKET

South Africa v. England
Second Test Match
A summary of the fourth day's play, by Rex Alston
From Newlands Cricket Ground,
Cape Town

: Edmundo Ros introduces RHYTHMS IN THE SUN

A programme of dance music played by Edmundo Ros and his Latin-American Orchestra
Produced by Geoffrey Owen

Contributors

Played By: Edmundo Ros
Produced By: Geoffrey Owen

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

' The Bafut Beagles' by Gerald Durrell
(to be read in fourteen instalments) Abridged by Barbara Henderson
Read by Oliver Burt
4—' Mongoose and music'

Contributors

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

: THE MONTMARTRE PLAYERS

Directed by Henry Krein with Renata
Ernst Naser (zither) and Bert Whittam (piano)

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Krein
Unknown: Ernst Naser
Piano: Bert Whittam

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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