Peter West introduces your request records
A story, a hymn, and a prayer.
at the organ of the Opera House,
'The Looking-Glass Effect' by Richard Jones
Read by Michael Aspel
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon
(Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
with Harold Smart his electric organ and rhythm group
Produced by Frank Hooper
247 m. and VHF Record Interlude
Today's story: 'Teddy's New Coat' by Hazel Meyrick. told by Daphne Oxenford
From Scotland including
Midwinter on the Croft: a description by Mrs. Katherine Stewart of the new life she and her family have taken up in Inverness-shire
Rural Transport: John Lindsay interviews Lady Riddell-Webster, past Chairman of the Perth and Kinross Federation of the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes. A country school teacher and a farmer's wife also give their views.
The Road to Abyssinia: Kenneth Richmond walks along the track to a ruined croft in a deserted part of Glen Kinglas in Argyll.
Comin' thro' the Rye: a Burns love song sung by Ursula David son.
Ski-ing in Scotland: advice for beginners who come to the Highlands for their winter sports, by Enid Duncan
Introduced by Elsie Russell
' The Dead Secret' by Wilkie Collins
Abridged by Becky Cocking
Read by Derek Hart
The ninth of fifteen instalments
and his players
Arthur Copley (baritone)
Bill Savill and his Orchestra
A message of comfort and cheer for all in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness or any other adversity '
Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by Rosemary Baxendale
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.I. 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
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon ) Conductor, Frank Cantell
by Roy Williams
The first of two programmes presenting in words and music impressions of the Republic. The recordings were made with the co-operation of Emisora Nacional of Lisbon.
Production by Joe Burroughs
and introduces some old friends and some new ones on records
A Welsh edition from Bangor
Doing Something About It
Barbara McCartan visits the village of Pen-y-Cae near Ruabon, Denbighshire, where local young people are building themselves an impressive youth centre
Llangollen Prepares Llangollen is already preparing for this year's International Eisteddfod. Young people from the town play an active part in the day-to-day operation of the Festival. Some of them involved talk about the work they will again be doing this yeai.
Salute to St. Valentine
The centuries-old Welsh custom of presenting on St. Valentine's Day a carved wooden spoon to the chosen girl friend is revived again by members of Aberkenflg Youth Club near Bridgend, Glamorgan
Introduced by Geraint Rees
A series of five-round contests
London v. Northern Ireland
Professor Denis Brogan
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale
James Boyce , Ronald Green
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
with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , John Blythe
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
With music scored by Bob Sharples
Script by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee , Julie Dawn
Franklyn Boyd , Jean Campbell
The Coronets and the Steve Race Quartet with Harold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart
and his Orchestra with Roy Edwards and Margaret Rose
' Dear Mad'm ' by Stella W. Patterson
(to be read in twenty instalments)
Abridged by Eve Howland
Read by Gwen Day Burroughs
14—' The Twenty-Nine Word
Dudley Savage at the BBC theatre organ
followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only