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The Marimberos
Directed by Ronald Harmer


Directed By: Ronald Harmer


with Harry Dawson
Ann Hill
The Silver Chords Choir
The Strings in Harmony
Introduced by Dillwyn Owen
Musical arrangements and production by Mai Jones


Unknown: Harry Dawson
Unknown: Ann Hill
Introduced By: Dillwyn Owen
Production By: Mai Jones

: Home for the Day

The Sunday Supplement to "Woman's Hour".
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson including:
Sir Basil Henriques, C.B.E., a recent guest on "Woman's Hour".
A Modern Triangle: Work, Husband, and Home - 2: a survey of some married women who work and the way they spend their time.
Lady de Hoghton at home to Anna Fairey.
Success Personal interpretations from people who have achieved it
Selma Vaz Dias reads the second of four extracts from "The Walls Came Tumbling Down"' by Henrietta Roosenburg.

(Selma Vaz Dias is appearing in " The Balcony" at the Arts Theatre, London)


Presenter: Marjorie Anderson
Guest: Sir Basil Henriques
Interviewee: Lady de Hoghton
Interviewer: Anna Fairey
Reader (The Walls Came Tumbling Down): Selma Vaz Dias
Author (The Walls Came Tumbling Down): Henrietta Roosenburg


Regimental Marches of British Military Bands
Presented by Harry Mortimer


Presented By: Harry Mortimer


Harmony and Humour with Owen Brannigan , Ernest Lush and the BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Introduced by Michael Brooke


Unknown: Owen Brannigan
Unknown: Ernest Lush
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Introduced By: Michael Brooke


Piano music in contrasting styles played by Leonard Cassinl
(concert pianist)
June and Rosa Brittain
(two pianos)
Edward Rubach
(Latin-American music)
The Dennis Wilson Quartet
(rhythmic piano music)
Introduced by Roy Plomley
Producer, Jimmy Grant


Played By: Leonard Cassinl
Played By: Rosa Brittain
Pianos: Edward Rubach
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Introduced By: Roy Plomley
Producer: Jimmy Grant

: People's Service

I will come in to him ...
(Revelation 3. v. 20)
' The Man at the Door '
3 — ' What do you want ? '
From Cathays Methodist Church, Cardiff; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Maldwyn 0. Williams


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

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys
Listen to
Alan Breeze
Kathie Kay
The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey (himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney and Arthur Pastor
Production by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Production By: Glyn Jones

: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in 'MEET THE HUGGETTS'

2-1 The League of Nelghbours'
Written by Eddie Maguire
Production by Jacques Brown


Written By: Eddie Maguire
Production By: Jacques Brown
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Bobby: George Howell
Jane: Marian Collins
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno
Clara Stebbings: Molly Lumley
Mr Cross: Kenneth Connor
Mr Breeze: Kenneth Connor
Dan Clarke: Kenneth Connor
Mrs Cross: Gwen Day Burroughs

: Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire in A radio adaptation of the Paramount Picture 'FUNNY FACE*

Kay Thompson with Michael Auclair
Robert Flemyng
Music and lyrics:
George and Ira Gershwin
Additional music and lyrics:
Roger Edens and Leonard Gershe
Adapted and conducted by Adolphe Deutsch
Produced by Roger Edens and directed by Stanley Donen
Narrator, Don Mason
Adaptation, Gordon Gow
Produced for radio bv Trafford Whitelock


Unknown: Kay Thompson
Unknown: Michael Auclair
Unknown: Robert Flemyng
Unknown: Roger Edens
Unknown: Leonard Gershe
Conducted By: Adolphe Deutsch
Produced By: Roger Edens
Directed By: Stanley Donen
Narrator: Don Mason
Unknown: Gordon Gow

: Tex Ritter the film and recording star tells the story of THE TEXAS COWBOY

3—' The Dreary Life with The Four Ramblers
The Sons of the Saddle
Led by Jack Fallon
Written and produced by Charles Chilton


Unknown: Jack Fallon
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: Sidney Torch in MELODY HOUR

with his Concert Orchestra
The Albert Delroy Trio
The Meritones and Canada's singing star,
Doreen Hume
Introduced by Roy Williams Produced by Edward Nash


Unknown: Doreen Hume
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: Edward Nash

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , Laidman Browne
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Music scored by Bob Sharples
Script by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
(The recorded broadcast of January 10)


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Bob Sharples
Script By: Charles Hart
Script By: Bernard Botting
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit
He visits Walsall to meet local people who talk about their lives and jobs and choose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

: Association Football THE WORLD CUP

Eye-witness reports on today's
Preliminary Round matches
Republic of Ireland v. England
in Dublin
Switzerland v. Scotland
(first leg) in Basle
It is also hoped to include a report on Eastern Germany v. Wales (first leg) in Leipzig.

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

with Wallas Eaton
The Keynotes
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell


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

: Patrick Barr and Pauline Jameson in ' THE BARLOWES OF BEDDINGTON'

(Third Series)
The story of a school seen through the eyes of the headmaster and his wife by Warren Chetham-Strode
Production by Audrey Cameron and Peter Watts
Advice and assistance by Arthur Harrison, M.A.


Unknown: Warren Chetham-Strode
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Production By: Peter Watts
Unknown: Arthur Harrison, M.A.
Robert Barlowe: Patrick Barr
Kate Barlowe: Pauline Jameson
John Tooting: David Enders
Caroline Tooting: Elizabeth London
Arthur Holmes: Oliver Burt
Dennis Crewe: Ronald Simpson
Nigel Rankin: Noel Johnson
Henry Jobson: John Stevens
General Naseby: Anthony Shaw
Mr Lambert: Leonard Trolley
Miss Grimmet: Molly Lumley
The Rev Henry Worthington: Simon Lack
Langley: Cavan Malone
Vicar of Beddington: Hugh Manning
First boy: Nicky Edmett
Second boy: Michael Caridia
Third boy: John Rogers

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week


Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Victoria Elliott


Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Victoria Elliott


from Orangefield Baptist Church, Greenock; with the united choirs of the Free Churches of Greenock
Praise led by the Greenock
Citadel Salvation Army Band
Bandmaster, Edward Bramwell King
Hymns introduced by the Rev. Alexander Smart
Ye gates, lift up your heads on high!
(Tune, St. George's Edinburgh 190)
All hail the power of Jesus' name
(Tune, Miles Lane)
0 Love that wilt not let me go (Tune,
St. Margaret)
Enter thy courts, thou Word of life
(Tune, Fifth Mode Melody)
What a friend we have in Jesus
(Tune, Converse)
Seek ye first the Kingdom (Tune,
Lyle Road)
We have heard a joyful sound-Jesus saves! (Tune, Limpsfleld)
Father of peace (Tune, Palestrina)


Unknown: Edward Bramwell
Unknown: Rev. Alexander Smart

: Donald Peers invites you to join THE PEERS PARADE

in which he greets personalities of the entertainment world and welcomes his regular friends:
Semprint, Dick Emery
Ann Lancaster , Harold Smart
The Show Band Singers Directed by Cliff Adams
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Also featuring
Picture Puzzles
A four-round contest of movie knowledge: Referee, David Jacobs
On Stage!
Presenting drama students on the threshold of their professional careers
Memories Are Made of This A musical flashback to the tuneful twenties and thirties
Script by George Wadmore with additional material by Dennis Castle
Musical adviser, Peter Akister
Produced by Roy Speer


Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Ann Lancaster
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: David Jacobs
Script By: George Wadmore
Unknown: Peter Akister
Produced By: Roy Speer


A programme of Christian opinion on human and social relationships, mainly as men see them
Chairman, Rev. Austen Williams
Speaker, C. A. Joyce


Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams
Unknown: C. A. Joyce

: Edna Savage and Michael Holliday in SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

A round-the-world trip in story and song
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Alan Reeve-Jones and Edwin Braden
Produced by John Hooper


Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Alan Reeve-Jones
Written By: Edwin Braden
Produced By: John Hooper

: David Jacobs takes his PICK OF THE POPS

A selection from the latest popular gramophone recorda

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. emly

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