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: NEWS

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by George Elrick

Contributors

Introduced By: George Elrick

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: PETER KILBY

at the BBC theatre organ

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ronnie Pleydell and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Pleydell

: News Summary

followed by MORNING STORY
From Wales
' The Man who grew Leeks' by Evan Hughes
Read by Brinley Jenkins

Contributors

Unknown: Evan Hughes
Read By: Brinley Jenkins

: TIME FOR MUSIC

Billy Mayerl Rhythm Ensemble and the Albert Delroy Trio

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Delroy Trio

: PIANO PLAYTIME

Ralph Dollimore at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Dollimore

: FIFTH TEST MATCH

South Africa v. England: First day
Commentaries by Rex Alston , Ian Balfour , Charles Fortune , James Hattle , and Dave Brewin
From the Crusaders Ground,
Port Elizabeth
(A relay of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission)

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Ian Balfour
Unknown: Charles Fortune
Unknown: James Hattle
Unknown: Dave Brewin

: MIDDAY PROM

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader. Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
Denis Wick (trombone)
From the Town Hall, Manchester by courtesy of Manchester Corporation

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: John Hopkins
Conductor: Denis Wick

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Today's story: 'Jonathan's Pastry* by Mary Cockett , told by Julia Lang

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Cockett
Told By: Julia Lang

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Land of my Fathers: some exiles from Wales dream of home on St. David's Day.
Reading Your Letters: expressing the listeners' point of view
Only Child v. Large Family: two points of view put by Dianne Doubtfire and Joan Haimes
Looking at the News: a commentary on current affairs
'Marriage is a desperate thing': thoughts on matrimony from Plato to the present day, introduced by C. R. Hewitt. (BBC recording)
Serial: ' To Have and To Hold' by Barbara Goolden
Abridged by Honor Wyatt
Read by Mary O'Farrell
The fifth of ten instalments
Programme introduced by Dorothy Logan

Contributors

Unknown: Dianne Doubtfire
Unknown: Joan Haimes
Duced By: C. R. Hewitt.
Unknown: Barbara Goolden
Abridged By: Honor Wyatt
Read By: Mary O'Farrell
Introduced By: Dorothy Logan

: News Summary followed by Band of the WELSH GUARDS

Conducted by Major F. L. Statham
Director of. Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Major F. L. Statham

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Harold Collins and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Collins

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony
Productions this week by Betty Davies and John R. Hopkins

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony
Unknown: Betty Davies
Unknown: John R. Hopkins

: FIFTH TEST MATCH

South Africa v. England
Commentaries on the closing overs of the day by Rex Alston , Ian Balfour , Charles Fortune , James Hattle , and Dave Brewin followed by a close of play summary ,
(A relay of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission)

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Ian Balfour
Unknown: Charles Fortune
Unknown: James Hattle
Unknown: Dave Brewin

: MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC

A blend of melody and rhythm from the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Directed by Alyn Ainsworth
Introducing songs from
Les Howard and The Timber Toppers and instrumental features by Norman George and Jimmy Leach
' Stairway to the Stars ' :
Jerry Dawson invites you to meet people who make the headlines in the world of show business
Introduced by Roger Moffat Produced by John Ammonds

Contributors

Directed By: Alyn Ainsworth
Unknown: Les Howard
Unknown: Norman George
Unknown: Jimmy Leach
Unknown: Jerry Dawson
Introduced By: Roger Moffat
Produced By: John Ammonds

: EUROPE SINGS

Choirs of many countries recorded at International
Musical Eisteddfods, Llangollen
(s)

: OUR KIND OF MUSIC

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

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Yorke
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Unknown: Johnny Pearson
Production By: Johnnie Stewart

: The Archers

: Sport

Raymond Glendenning on tomorrow's fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Glendenning

: 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' and ' Talking Points': in which Cyril Stapleton discusses various topics with this week's guests
Ronnie Aldrich and Veronica Papworth
Produced by John Browell

Contributors

Directed By: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Lee Lawrence
Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Ronnie Aldrich
Unknown: Veronica Papworth
Produced By: John Browell

: ANY QUESTIONS ?

discussed spontaneously by A. G. Street , George Scott
Barbara Wootton
Frank Cousins
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
From the Market Hall,
Okehampton, Devon
Comments on this programme for use in ' Any Answers? ' should be addressed to the BBC, Bristol, marked ' Any Questions?,' and should arrive on Monday.

Contributors

Unknown: A. G. Street
Unknown: George Scott
Unknown: Barbara Wootton
Unknown: Frank Cousins
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT

A weekly programme of light music for everybody played this week by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with John Hanson
Metropolitan Police Band
Conducted by Roger Barsotti
Director of Music and Stanley Riley
BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Cyril Gell
Introduced by Robin Boyle
Produced by John Tylee
Before an invited audience at the Camden Theatre, London

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: John Hanson
Conducted By: Roger Barsotti
Unknown: Stanley Riley
Conducted By: Cyril Gell
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Produced By: John Tylee

: NEWS

: FIFTH TEST MATCH

A summary of the first day's play, by Rex Alston
From the Crusaders Ground,
Port Elizabeth

Contributors

Play By: Rex Alston
Unknown: Port Elizabeth

: 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

' Mr. Sparrow ' by John Montgomery
(to be read in fifteen instalments)
Abridged by Evelyn Gibbs Read by John Westbrook
5-' Lady in a Cottage '

Contributors

Unknown: John Montgomery
Abridged By: Evelyn Gibbs
Read By: John Westbrook

: THE MONTMARTRE PLAYERS

Directed by Henry Krein with Julie Dawn and Frank Baron

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Krein
Unknown: Julie Dawn
Unknown: Frank Baron

: News Summary

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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