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: NEWS

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by Sam Heppner
See page 4

Contributors

Introduced By: Sam Heppner

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: CHARLES SMITTON

at the BBC theatre organ
(Charles Smitton is appearing at the Spa Royal Hall, Bridlington)

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Smitton

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Anton and his Orchestra

: News Summary followed by MORNING STORY

'The Night Train at Deoli' by Ruskin Bond
Read by Cyril Shaps

Contributors

Read By: Cyril Shaps

: FORD MOTOR WORKS MILITARY BAND Conductor.

Major G. H. Willcocka ,
M.V.O., M.B.E.

Contributors

Unknown: Major G. H. Willcocka

: Concert Hour BBC MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
Janet Fraser (contralto)

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Leo Wurmser
Contralto: Janet Fraser

: JACK NATHAN

and his Band with Marjorie Daw , Franklyn Boyd
(Jack Nathan and his Band are appearing at Churchill's Club, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Daw
Unknown: Franklyn Boyd
Unknown: Jack Nathan

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' Making a Train ' by Mary Reinach , told by Julia Lang
Catherine Edwards introduces the programmes this week

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Reinach
Told By: Julia Lang
Introduces: Catherine Edwards

: WOMAN'S HOUR

From Wales
Including
A Countryman's Diary: Harry Soan describes the work being done on his farm this month
(Continued in next column)
Seeing is Believing: Anne Parris explains why she always keeps a microscope in the house
Filling the Sandwich: A broadcast of the winning short story In the Welsh regional competition
A Day in Town: W. John Morgan meets a taxi-driver at Aberystwyth and asks him about the places of interest in the town.
Introduced by Gwenyth Petty
Serial: ' Onions in the Stew' by Betty Macdonald
Abridged by Donald Bancroft
Read by Bessie Love
The first of nine instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Soan
Unknown: Anne Parris
Introduced By: Gwenyth Petty
Unknown: Betty MacDonald
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Bessie Love

: News Summary followed by MUSICAL FOURSOME

Incorporating the distinctive styles of The Tunesmiths
Directed by Sidney Bright
Alf Edwards (concertina)
Brendan O'Dowda (tenor)
The Consort of Reeds
Directed by C. W. Harding

Contributors

Directed By: Sidney Bright
Directed By: Alf Edwards
Tenor: Brendan O'Dowda
Directed By: C. W. Harding

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Primo Scala and his Accordion Band

Contributors

Unknown: Primo Scala

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

To be repeated tomorrow at 11.15 a.m.
For cast list see Tuesday, 4.16
Sally asked Jenny to stay with her while Bob was on ten days' duty in Paris. Mrs. Freeman had lunch with the editor of the Parhwood Hill Gazette. He offered her a job and, after some thought, she accepted. Dr. Meredith told the Dales that he was working for his M.R.C.P. Mrs. Sandiman asked Mrs. Dale and Mrs. Freeman to join the committee for the fete on August Bank Holiday.

: Paul Martin invites you to join him IN SEARCH OF MUSIC

listening to songs and tunea that have been collected from all over the world
His guest traveller this week is Malou Pantera with music from Paris
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Malou Pantera
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: DUDLEY SAVAGE

at the BBC theatre organ

: AT THE PIANO

with David Buchan

Contributors

Unknown: David Buchan

: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast
247 m. and VHF
Record Interlude

: OUR KIND OF MUSIC

A mirror of popular melody reflecting hit songs of today, yesterday, and tomorrow
Eric Jupp and his Orchestra with Rosemary Squires
Bryan Johnson
Produced by John Simmonds

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Jupp
Unknown: Rosemary Squires
Unknown: Bryan Johnson
Produced By: John Simmonds

: The Archers

Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.

Contributors

Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Sport

: WHAT DO YOU KNOW ?

A general knowledge contest in which listeners from all over the British Isles compete for the title
' Brain of Britain'
11-North of Scotland
John Stewart (Aberdeen) George Low (Inverness)
F. W. Robertson. Ph.D. (Caithness)
Peter Wood (Aberdeen)
(Continued in next column)
The programme also Includes:
4 What Do You Want To Know? ' in which interesting questions sent by listeners are answered by well-known experts
This week's guest expert:
Professor Tolansky, D.SC., F.R.S.
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: John Stewart
Unknown: George Low
Unknown: F. W. Robertson.
Unknown: Peter Wood
Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: Elsie and Doris Waters in ' FLOGGIT'S '

with Joan Sims
Kenneth Connor
Hugh Paddick
Ronnie Barker
Iris Vandeleur
Script by Terry Nation
John Junkin and Dave Freeman
Produced by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Sims
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Iris Vandeleur
Script By: Terry Nation
Script By: John Junkin
Script By: Dave Freeman
Produced By: Bill Gates

: 'I'LL NEVER FORGET THE DAY'

A new series of programmes in which well-known personalities tell the story of an unforgettable day in their lives
1-Edward Wardremembers the day he was set free after three-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war
Produced by Marjorie Ward

Contributors

Produced By: Marjorie Ward

: THE IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS for 1956

The outstanding contributions to British popular music as chosen by the Ivor Novello Awards Committee
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews with the BBC Show Band
Directed by Cyril Stapleton
Vanessa Lee , The Stargazers
Harold Smart, Matt Monro
The Show Band Singers
Supported by Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra
The Musical Personality of the Year introduced by Jack Payne
Production by John Browell

Contributors

Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Directed By: Cyril Stapleton
Directed By: Vanessa Lee
Unknown: Matt Monro
Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Introduced By: Jack Payne
Production By: John Browell

: NEWS

: COME WITH ME AROUND PARIS

says
Henri Salvador
The French entertainer who recently appeared in London's West End as he takes an English visitor,
Geoffrey Wheeler , on a tour of the city
Places they hope to visit include:
Notre-Dame
The great cathedral built on an island in the River Seine
The Paris-Métro-Jazz
Guy Lafitte and his Orchestra with Bill Coleman
New Métro Station
The Franklin D. Roosevelt
Canne a Sucre
A Caribbean nightclub
Gerard la Viny and his Band with Robert Mavounzy
Devised by Alan Adair
Produced by Phyllis Robinson

Contributors

Unknown: Henri Salvador
Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Guy Lafitte
Unknown: Bill Coleman
Unknown: Gerard La Viny
Unknown: Robert Mavounzy
Unknown: Alan Adair
Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

: Ernest Dudley's ARMCHAIR DETECTIVE

with George Woodbridge , Alan Keith Denise Bryer , Richard Hurndall
John Forde , Fred Yule
Produced by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Unknown: George Woodbridge
Unknown: Alan Keith
Unknown: Denise Bryer
Unknown: Richard Hurndall
Unknown: John Forde
Unknown: Fred Yule
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: JOE LOSS

and his Orchestra with Rose Brennan
Ross MacManus and Larry Gretton

Contributors

Unknown: Rose Brennan
Unknown: Ross MacManus
Unknown: Larry Gretton

: News Summary

: t Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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