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Southern Serenade Orchestra
Directed by Lou Whiteson


Directed By: Lou Whiteson


Edward Morgan , Michael Beynon
The Silver Chords Choir
The Strings in Harmony
Introduced by Dillwyn Owen
Musical arrangements and production by Mai Jones


Unknown: Edward Morgan
Unknown: Michael Beynon
Introduced By: Dillwyn Owen
Production By: Mai Jones


Flyweight Championship of the World
Pascual Perez (Argentine)
(holder) v.
Dai Dower (Wales)
(British and Emptre champion)
An eye-witness account by Peter Wilson of the Daily Mirror of the fifteen-round contest which took place at the San Lorenzo de Almagro Stadium in Buenos Aires last night


Unknown: Pascual Perez
Unknown: Dai Dower
Unknown: Peter Wilson


The Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by Marjorie Andereon and including
Gordon Gow reviewing some current films
Starstruck: a report by Patricia Brent , illustrated with recordings, on Fans and Fan Clubs
Work. Money, and Happiness: Introducing a repertory actress f"om Birmingham
(Continued in next column)
Learning to Read: Mary Waddlngton talking about various methods now in use in teaching children to read
'The Bookery ' by Marjorie Riddell
Produced by Audrey Cameron
Episode 5
Those taking part:
Mairhi Russell , Kathleen Helme Molly Rankin. Jean Taylor Smith
Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Annabel Maule and John Westbrook


Introduced By: Marjorie Andereon
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Patricia Brent
Unknown: Mary Waddlngton
Unknown: Marjorie Riddell
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Unknown: Mairhi Russell
Unknown: Kathleen Helme
Unknown: Molly Rankin.
Unknown: Jean Taylor Smith
Unknown: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Unknown: Annabel Maule
Unknown: John Westbrook


Piano music in contrasting styles played by Sidney Harrison
(concert pianist)
Rawicz and Landauer
(two pianos)
Bill McGuffie
(Latin-American music)
The Frank Baron Quartet
(Rhythmic piano music)
Introduced by Roy Plomley
Producer, Jimmy Grant


Played By: Sidney Harrison
Pianist: Rawicz
Pianist: Landauer
Pianos: Bill McGuffie
Unknown: Frank Baron
Introduced By: Roy Plomley
Producer: Jimmy Grant


A contest between thirty-two amateur choirs from all over England
The third of four programmes in Round 2
Keighley Vocal Union Conductor, Jack Smith
Trevor Owen Singers
Conductor, Trevor Owen
Orpington Junior Singers
Conductor, Sheila Mossman
Solihull High School for Girls Conductor. Margaret Wharam


Conductor: Jack Smith
Singers: Trevor Owen
Conductor: Trevor Owen
Conductor: Sheila Mossman
Conductor: Margaret Wharam

: People's Service

So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God
(Romans 14, v. 12)
Being Responsible
5—' Settling the account'
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 , Norman Cave and Sid Phillips and his Band
Introduced by Michael Brooke
Produced by John Kingdon


Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Reg Wale
Unknown: Norman Cave
Unknown: Sid Phillips
Introduced By: Michael Brooke
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Bebe Daniels, and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

21—'It's Mothering Sunday ' 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


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


Introduced by Peter Haigh
Music from a New Release
' Blues ' from ' The Secret Place'
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 Pedelty
Sound-track Memories
Some Judy Garland songs from ' The Wizard of Oz ' and ' A Star is Born '
Star Gazing
Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale persuade the stars to speak for themselves
New Musical: 'The Good Companions'
Paddy Stone sings
1 Where there's you there's me '
Pocket Preview
Dirk Bosarde. Muriel Pavlow
Donald Sinden and James Robertson Justice in ' Doctor at Large '
Introduced by Muriel Pavlow
Adapted by Roy Bradford
The programme edited and produced by Trafford Whitelock


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Donovan Pedelty
Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Paddy Stone
Unknown: Dirk Bosarde.
Unknown: Muriel Pavlow
Unknown: Donald Sinden
Unknown: James Robertson
Introduced By: Muriel Pavlow
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 her selection with Antonia Ridge and L. A. G. Strong This week's guest: Jane Downton
Borough Librarian, Preston
Among the books she recommends are:
Cobbers by Thomas Wood :
An account of his travels in Australia by a man who isn't afraid to say what he thinks.
The Hidden River by Storm Jameson: A novel about the hatreds and suspicions left in a French family as a result of the German occupation.
Time Out of Mind by Joan Grant :
The intimate autobiography of a woman with an extraordinary gift for re-living the distant past.
Joan Sanderson and Lockwood West
The programme devised and introduced by Adrian Thomas Next week's guest, K. C. Ferrrrison :
Borough Librarian, Eastbourne


Unknown: Antonia Ridge
Unknown: L. A. G. Strong
Unknown: Thomas Wood
Unknown: Joan Grant
Readers: Joan Sanderson
Unknown: Lockwood West
Introduced By: Adrian Thomas
Unknown: K. C. Ferrrrison

: Sidney Torch in MELODY HOUR

with his Concert Orchestra
Reginald Leopold and his Violin
Henry Krein and The Montmartre Players
' On a Personal Note ' by Sidney Torch and Canada's singing star,
Doreen Hume
Introduced by John Hobday Produced by Edward Nash


Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Violin: Henry Krein
Unknown: Sidney Torch
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: Edward Nash

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , Elsa Palmer
Fred Yule , Laidman Browne
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Script bv
Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 25)


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Elsa Palmer
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Charles Hart
Unknown: Bernard Botting
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont


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

Summary of events of the past week


Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Gordon Clinton


Unknown: Max Jaffa
Artist: Gordon Clinton


Community hymn-singing from the Methodist Church, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, led by the choirs of the Anglican and Methodist Churches of the island
Hymns introduced by Martin Willson
Praise to the Holiest in the height
(Tune. Gerontius)
Soldiers of Christ, arise (Tune, From
Strength to Strength)
0 God of truth, whose living word
(Tune, London New)
Lord of our life, and God of our salvation (Tune, Cloisters)
Father, hear the prayer we offer
(Tune, Marching)
Through the night of doubt and sorrow (Tune, St. Oswald)
Judge Eternal, throned in splendour
(Tune. Rhuddlan)
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
(Tune, Rimington)
Conductor. Roland Gibson
Organist, Wilfred Boase


Introduced By: Martin Willson
Conductor: Roland Gibson
Organist: Wilfred Boase

: 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 star,
Bill Maynard and George Martin , Eddie Calvert
The Hedley Ward Trio
Ronnie Harris , Patricia Clark
The George Mitchell Choir
The BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowits
Script by Ronald Wolfe
Produced by John Simmonds


Unknown: Bill Maynard
Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Eddie Calvert
Unknown: Hedley Ward
Unknown: Ronnie Harris
Unknown: Patricia Clark
Unknown: George Mitchell
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowits
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Produced By: John Simmonds


A programme of Christian opinion on human and social relationships, mainly as men see them
The Rev. Austen Williams
Speaker, A. F. Birch-Jones


Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams
Unknown: A. F. Birch-Jones

: Howard Keel, Ann Blyth Dolores Gray, and Vic Damone in 'KISMET'

An Arabian Nights story with music based on themes by Alexander Borodin
A version for radio from the sound-track of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film
Edited and produced by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale


Unknown: Alexander Borodin
Produced By: Desmond Carrington
Produced By: Spencer Hale
The Poet: Howard Keel
Marsinah, his daughter: Ann Blyth
The Wazir of Baghdad: Sebastian Cabot
Lalume, his chief wife: Dolores Gray
The Caliph: Vic Damone

: David Jacobs takes his PICK OF THE POPS

A selection from the latest popular gramophone records

: Close Down

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