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BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet


Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet

: Home for the Day

The Sunday Supplement to "Woman's Hour".
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson.
Talk of the Town, reported by Siriol Hugh Jones.
Work, Money, and Happiness: a young man is interviewed about his life in London.
Is Fashion for the Plump?: Greta Lamb and three other plump women
put their problems to a dress buyer and a manufacturer of outsize clothes.
Vera Lynn at home to Jean Metcalfe.
"The Rookery" Episode 4 by Marjorie Riddell
Those taking part:
Mairhi Russell, Kathleen Helme, Jean Taylor Smith, Molly Rankin

Annabel Maule, Peggy Thorpe-Bates and John Westbrook.

(BBC recording)


Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Reporter: Siriol Hugh Jones
Speaker: Greta Lamb
Interviewer: Jean Metcalfe
Interviewee: Vera Lynn
Author (The Rookery): Marjorie Riddell
Producer (The Rookery): Audrey Cameron
[Actress]: Mairhi Russell
[Actress]: Kathleen Helme
[Actress]: Jean Taylor Smith
[Actress]: Molly Rankin
[Actress]: Annabel Maule
[Actress]: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
[Actor]: John Westbrook


Robert Easton (United Kingdom ) introduces
Doreen Hume (from Canada)
The Maple Leaf Four
(from Canada)
Inia Te Wiata (from New Zealand),
George Browne (from the West Indies) and the Bob Brown Singers with the Frank Baron Trio and the BBC Revue Orchestra. Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
(from South Africa).
Produced by Glyn Jones
(United Kingdom).


Unknown: Robert Easton
Introduces: United Kingdom
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Unknown: Inia Te Wiata
Unknown: George Browne
Singers: Bob Brown
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Glyn Jones


A contest between thirty-two amateur choirs from all over England
The second of four programmes in Round 2
Bale and District Musical Society
Etruscan Choral Society
Marigarth Singers
Highgate School Choir


visits the Wallops, Hampshire

: People's Service

Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king
(1 Peter 2, v. 17)
Being Responsible
4—‘Pulling our weight’
From St. Paul's Church, Spennymoor, Co. Durham
Conducted by Canon C. J. Stranks of Durham Cathedral


Conducted By: Canon C. J. Stranks


For Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Patricia Hughes and Dennis Scuse


Unknown: Patricia Hughes
Unknown: Dennis Scuse

: Sid Phillips in CLARINET CAPERS

with Benny Lee
Reg Wale , Kenny Ball and Sid Phillips and his Band
Introduced by Michael Brooke
Produced by John Kingdon


Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Reg Wale
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Unknown: Sid Phillips
Introduced By: Michael Brooke
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

20—‘Going Fishing ' with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Doris Rogers , Molly Weir
Richard Bellaers
(Continued in next column)
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Bob Block
Ronnie Hanbury and Bebe Daniels
Production by Tom Ronald


Unknown: Barbara Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Doris Rogers
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Richard Bellaers
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
A New Musical Release
Eddie Fisher sings 'Worry about tomorrow tomorrow' from 'Bundle of Joy'
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
Picturegoers' Quiz
Test your ear and your memory for familiar and once familiar voices
Our Hollywood Correspondent
Donovan Pedeity
Sound-track Memories including the voices of Sir Laurence Olivier, Rosemary Clooney, Jose Ferrer and Joan Regan
Star Gazing
Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale persuade the stars to speak for themselves New Musical: 'Kismet'
Howard Keel, Ann Blyth and Vic Damone introduce 'And this is my beloved’
Pocket Preview
Kirk Douglas in 'Lust for Life' co-starring Anthony Quinn
James Donald and Pamela Brown
Adapted by Roy Bradford
The programme edited and produced by Trafford Whitelock


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Eddie Fisher
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Donovan Pedeity
Unknown: Sir Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Rosemary Clooney
Unknown: Jose Ferrer
Unknown: Joan Regan
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Spencer Hate
Unknown: Howard Keel,
Unknown: Ann Blyth
Unknown: Vic Damone
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: James Donald
Unknown: Pamela Brown
Adapted By: Roy Bradford
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock


A librarian brings to your notice some books you might like to beg from a friend, borrow from a library, or buy for yourself and discusses his choice with Antonia Ridge and L. A. G. Strong
This week's guest: C. A . Elliott
Borough Librarian, Islington
Among the books he recommends are:
Solo by Stanford Whitmore:
A first novel about the American world of jazz and the men who make it.
The Brassbounder by David Bone :
A merchant seaman's memories of his tough and exciting apprenticeship aboard a windjammer.
Trial by Sasswood by Esther Warner :
A moving account of a Liberian boy who demands to be tried by ordeal in order to clear his name.
Reader, Malcolm Hayes The programme devised and introduced by Adrian Thomas Next week's guest: Jane Downton ,
Borough Librarian, Preston


Unknown: Antonia Ridge
Unknown: L. A. G. Strong
Unknown: C. A . Elliott
Unknown: Stanford Whitmore:
Unknown: David Bone
Unknown: Esther Warner
Reader: Malcolm Hayes
Introduced By: Adrian Thomas
Unknown: Jane Downton


Presented with records by Arthur Bush and the recorded voices of Sandy Macpherson
Reg Morgan , Vic Oliver and Peter Yorke
Script by Arthur Bush
Produced by Derek Chinnery )


Unknown: Arthur Bush
Unknown: Sandy MacPherson
Unknown: Reg Morgan
Unknown: Vic Oliver
Unknown: Peter Yorke
Script By: Arthur Bush
Produced By: Derek Chinnery


Al Read takes life as he finds it and invites you to share the fun with friends from the world of music including The Kordites and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Ronnie Taylor


Unknown: Al Read
Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Ronnie Taylor


In the final programme of the present series adults from all parts of the country put
The Younger Generation on its Mettle
Facing the questioners:
Elizabeth Bothamley
Christopher Bull
Barbara Evans , Ray Godsall
Marjorie Watson , Neil Thomaa
In the chair, Tony Gibson


Unknown: Elizabeth Bothamley
Unknown: Christopher Bull
Unknown: Barbara Evans
Unknown: Ray Godsall
Unknown: Marjorie Watson
Unknown: Neil Thomaa
Unknown: Tony Gibson

: 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 John Hobday
Produced by Edward Nash


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

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

with Wallas Eaton
The Keynotes
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell


Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Script By: Frank Muir
Script By: Denis Norden
Produced By: Charles Maxwell


with Harold Smart and the Rhythm Shop Walkers
Information Desk, Michael Brooke
Producer, Frank Hooper


Unknown: Harold Smart
Unknown: Michael Brooke
Producer: Frank Hooper

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week


Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist: Iris Bourne


Unknown: Max Jaffa
Artist: Iris Bourne


On the occasion of the five-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Moravian Church
From the Moravian Church, Fairfield, Manchester; singing led by the combined choirs of all the Moravian churches in Lancashire and Cheshire
Conductor, Henry Whitehead Organist, Alfred Stonehewer
Hymns introduced by Randal Herley
Hail to the Lord's Anointed (Tune,
Lord of all being, thron'd afar (Tune,
Holy Lord (Tune, Fahre fort, Zion)
Now thank we all our God (Tune.
Nun danket)
Come, let us all with gladness raise
(Tune. Freuen wir uns)
City of God, how broad, how far
(Tune, Richmond)
0 God of Bethel (Tune, Farrant)
We who here together are assembled
(Tune, Herr und Altster)


Conductor: Henry Whitehead
Organist: Alfred Stonehewer
Introduced By: Randal Herley

: 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,
Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss and Eddie Calvert , George Martin
The Hedley Ward Trio
Carole Carr , Frederick Harvey
(Continued in next column)
The George Mitchell Choir
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowit *
Script by Ronald Wolfe
Produced by John Simmonds


Unknown: Jimmy Jewel
Unknown: Ben Warriss
Unknown: Eddie Calvert
Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: Frederick Harvey
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowit
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Produced By: John Simmonds


Christian opinion on human and social relationships, mainly as men see them
The Rev. Austen Williams
Speaker, The Psychiatrist


Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams


at the piano

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

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


Presented By: Sam Costa

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only

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