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: LIGHTS ON

BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz

: NEWS

: HOME FOR THE DAY

The Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour including
Open Letter ... to the mother of an unrewarded child, from the headmaster of a secondary modern school Work. Money, and Happiness: a survey of some working women in London and the way they live:
4-A Factory Worker
Talk of the Town, reported by Denzil Batchelor
We'll Have to Ask Your Father:. Frederick Hearn. James Henderson. and Philip Mason face more family situations presented by C. R. Hewitt Diana Churchill reads the last extract from ' My Husband Cartwright ' by Olivia Manning
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Reported By: Denzil Batchelor
Unknown: Frederick Hearn.
Unknown: James Henderson.
Unknown: Philip Mason
Presented By: C. R. Hewitt
Presented By: Diana Churchill
Unknown: Olivia Manning
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: COMMONWEALTH OF SONG

Artists from the Commonwealth gather in London to send greetings in song to their folks at home and to listeners in Britain
Robert Easton (United Kingdom) introduces
Elsie Morison (from Australia)
Marjorie Daw (from South Africa)
Ronald Dowd (from Australia)
Edric Connor (from the West Indies) and the Bob Brown Singers accompanied by the Frank Baron Trio
(Continued in next column)
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
(from South Africa)
Produced by Glyn Jones
(United Kingdom)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Easton
Unknown: Elsie Morison
Unknown: Marjorie Daw
Unknown: Ronald Dowd
Unknown: Edric Connor
Singers: Bob Brown
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: LET THE PEOPLE SING

A contest between thirty-two amateur choirs from all over England
The second of eight programmes in Round I
MIXED CHOIRS
From the South
Trevor Owen Singers
(from London)
Conductor. Trevor Owen
From the Midlands.
St. Cecilia Singers. Rushden
Conductor. Christopher T. M. Francis
CHILDREN'S CHOIRS
From the North
Wirral County Grammar
School for Girls
Conductor, Doris Parkinson
From the West
Fairfield Grammar School, Bristol
Conductor, W. J. Richards

Contributors

Conductor: Trevor Owen
Conductor: Christopher T. M. Francis
Conductor: Doris Parkinson
Conductor: W. J. Richards

: HAVE A GO!

visits Swaffham, Norfolk

: People's Service

I have learned... to be content ...
(Philippians 4, v. 11)
Crossing your Bridges
4 — 'The Bridge of Sighs'
From Yardley Parish Church, Birmingham; conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Canon Charles Crowson

Contributors

Service conducted by: Rev. Canon Charles Crowson

: 1500m: Shipping Forecast; 247m and VHF: Good Listening

Some news of current programmes

: TWO-WAY FAMILY FAVOURITES

Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Dennis Scuse

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Dennis Scuse

: Sid Phillips in CLARINET CAPERS

with Ray Burns
Reg Wale , Kenny Bell and Sid Phillips and his Band
Introduced by Michael Brooke
Produced by John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Burns
Unknown: Reg Wale
Unknown: Kenny Bell
Unknown: Sid Phillips
Introduced By: Michael Brooke
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in EDUCATING ARCHIE

with Archie's guest: Beryl Reid and Ken Platt

Contributors

Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Ken Platt

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

12 — ' A House Divided ' with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Doris Rogers , Molly Weir
Richard Bellaers , Horace Percival
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
Unknown: Horace Percival
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Bob Block
Written By: Ronnie Hanbury
Written By: Bebe Daniels
Production By: Tom Ronald

: MOVIE-GO-ROUND

Introduced by Peter Haigh
Music from a New Release
The ' blues ' theme from ' Baby Doll '
Picturegoers' Quiz
Test your ear and your memory for familiar and once-familiar voices
Stargazing
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
New Musical
A selection from
' The Girl Can't Help It starring Tom Ewell
Jayne Mansfield , and Edmond O'Brien
Pocket Edition
Dirk Bogarde introduces ' The Spanish Gardener ' in which he stars with Jon Whiteley and Michael Hordern
Adapted by Roy Bradford Produced by Ruth Dennis
Sound-track Memories including Fernando Lamas singing
' Maxims from ' The Merry Widow '
The programme edited and produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Tom Ewell
Unknown: Jayne Mansfield
Unknown: Edmond O'Brien
Introduces: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Jon Whiteley
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Adapted By: Roy Bradford
Produced By: Ruth Dennis
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: HOLIDAY HOUR

A winter programme looking back to last summer and forward to next
Memories of sunlit days and leisure hours to come
This week you are invited to hear about
A holiday In St. Ives with Stephen Grenfell A journey to Corsica by Barbara Wace
A visit to the Roman remains at^
Lullingstone from Ruth Drew
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Produced by Arthur Phillips and Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Barbara Wace
Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Arthur Phillips
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton and featuring
Sidney James , Bill Kerr
Hattie Jacques , 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 Galton
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Produced By: Dennis Main Wilson

: Question Time

From the Torquay Girls' Grammar School
Votes, Voters, and Voted
Young people from schools in Torquay put questions about Parliament, its Members, and its functions to: Sir Edward Boyle, Bt., M.P., Douglas Jay, M.P., Donald Wade, M.P. and then answer some questions from the politicians
Chairman, Harold Sylvester

Contributors

Panellist: Sir Edward Boyle, Bt., M.P
Panellist: Douglas Jaym.P.
Panellist: Donald Wade, M.P
Chairman: Harold Sylvester

: Sidney Torch in MELODY HOUR

with his Concert Orchestra
Reginald Leopold and his Violin
The William Davies Trio
' On a Personal Note ' by Sidney Torch and featuring
Canada's singing star
Doreen Hume
Introduced by Roy Williams
Produced by Edward Nash

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Unknown: William Davies Trio
Unknown: Sidney Torch
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: Edward Nash

: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield in TAKE IT FROM HERE

with Wallas Eaton

Contributors

Unknown: Wallas Eaton

: ' LONDON BELONGS TO ME '

by Norman Collins
Dramatised for broadcasting
In eight parts by Howard Agg
4 — ' The Prisoner '
Produced by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Collins
Unknown: Howard Agg
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Mr Josser: James Thomason
Mrs Josser: Nora Nicholson
Doris Josser: Beryl Calder
Connie Coke: Gretchen Franklin
Percy Boon: Frank Partington
Mrs Boon: Vivienne Chatterton
Mrs Vizzard: Madeleine Christie
Mr Squales: Richard Hurndall
Bill Davenport: Lewis Stringer
Mr Todds: Robert Corder
Warder: Julian Forbes
Inspector: Haydn Jones
Police officer: Malcolm Haves
Narrator: Simon Lack

: News and RADIO NEWSREEL

A summary of events of the past week

: GRAND HOTEL

Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Doris Gambell

Contributors

Unknown: Max Jaffa
Artist: Doris Gambell

: SUNDAY HALF-HOUR

Community hymn-singing from Aldergrove Royal Air Force Station, Northern Ireland
Introduced by the Station Commander,
Group-Captain R. H. C. Burwell, O.B.E., D.F.C.
Hymns introduced by the Chaplain, the Rev. Gilbert S. McLeer , and members of the Church Fellowship
Conductor,
Flying Officer, P. J. R. Mason Pianist, Mrs. R. H. C. Burwell
The Lord's my Shepherd (Tune,
Crimond)
(Continued in next column)
Rejoice. the Lord is King (Tune,
Darwell)
Jesu. thou joy of loving hearts (Tune,
Wareham)
Immortal, invisible (Tune, St. Denio) Who would true valour see (Tune,
Monks Gate)
0 God of Bethel (Tune, Salzburg)
Stand up. stand up for Jesus (Tune,
Morning Light)

Contributors

Unknown: Captain R. H. C. Burwell, O.B.E., D.F.C.
Unknown: Rev. Gilbert S. McLeer
Pianist: P. J. R. Mason
Pianist: Mrs. R. H. C. Burwell

: Tony Fayne and David Evans are CALLING THE STARS

and introducing sixty minutes of comedy and music for your entertainment with This week's guest stars,
Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin and Vera Lynn
George Martin , Kevin Scott
The Hedley Ward Trio
Bill McGuffie , Carl Barriteau
The George Mitchell Choir
(Continued in next column)
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader. Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowita
Script by Ronald Wolfe with final sketch by Sid Colin Produced by John Simmonds
(EEC recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Denis Goodwin
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Kevin Scott
Unknown: Bill McGuffie
Unknown: Carl Barriteau
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowita
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Unknown: Sid Colin
Produced By: John Simmonds

: NEWS

: 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 Rev. Canon C. J. Stranks
Listeners' questions and comments form the basis of these talks. Letters are welcomed and should be addressed to: Mainly for Men, Broadcasting House, W.I.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams
Unknown: Rev. Canon C. J. Stranks

: Semprini

at the piano
(BBC recording)

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

and listen to some recorda to round off the weekend presented by Sam Costa

Contributors

Presented By: Sam Costa

: News Summary

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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