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The Novelairs
Directed by Edward Rubach


Directed By: Edward Rubach


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
Open Letter ... to an English hotel keeper from Paul Jennings
A Modern Triangle: Work, Husband, and Home. A survey of some married women and the way they spend their time: 6-A doctor
Charles Wheeler , c.B.a., President of the Royal Academy, a recent guest in Woman's Hour
My Father ...: Harry Graham , author of Ruthless Rhymes.' remembered by his daughter
Virginia Sydney Vivian reads the second of six extracts from ' Beefy Jones ' by E. L. Malpass


Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: Paul Jennings
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Harry Graham
Unknown: Virginia Sydney Vivian
Unknown: E. L. Malpass


with the massed bands of Ferodo Works
Rushden Temperance
Stanley H. Boddington , A. Coupe W. A. Scholes , and Frank Wright
Recorded excerpts from the Daily Herald Summer Festival Concert, held at The Dome, Brighton, on Saturday. June 8


Conductors: Stanley H. Boddington
Conductors: A. Coupe
Unknown: W. A. Scholes
Unknown: Frank Wright


Harmony and Humour
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
Ross Pratt
(concert pianist)
Rawicz and Landauer
(two pianos)
Ronnie Aldrich
(Latin-American music)
The Johnny Pearson Quartet
(rhythmic piano music)
Introduced by Roy Plomley
Producer, Jimmy Grant


Unknown: Ross Pratt
Pianos: Ronnie Aldrich
Introduced By: Roy Plomley
Producer: Jimmy Grant

: People's Service

The Spirit of Truth ... in you (St. John 14, v. 17)
' Power'
3-The Power of Truth
From Poole Parish Church, Dorset; conducted by the Rector, the Rev. George Bevington


Unknown: Rev. George Bevington


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


Unknown: Kay Sharman
Unknown: Dennis Scuse

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys
Listen to
Alan Breeze
The Man of Many Voices and Kathie Kay with melody and charm with The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey (Himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney and Arthur Pastor
Production by Glyn Jones


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

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

6-' Dear Old Pals'
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
Mrs Stebbings: Molly Lumley
Man: Kenneth Connor

: George Cole, Diana Churchill and Colin Gordon in 'A LIFE OF BLISS'

Script by Godfrey Harrison
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont


Script By: Godfrey Harrison
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont


by Percy Edwards
(The Bird Man)
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Producer, Frank Hooper


Unknown: Percy Edwards
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Producer: Frank Hooper

: Sidney Torch in MELODY HOUR

with his Concert Orchestra
Reginald Leopold and his Violin
Henry Krein and The Montmartre Players
The Meritones and Canada's Singing Star
Doreen Hume
Introduced by Roy Williams Produced by Edward Nash


Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Violin: Henry Krein
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: Edward Nash

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , Pat Coombs
Laidman Browne
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Music scored by Bob Sharpies
Script by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont
(The recorded broadcast of Feb. 7)


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
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 recently visited Heme Bay to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


A sequence of melodies for a romantic mood played by Eddie Calvert
(The Man with the Golden Trumpet) and Peter Yorke with his Silver Strings
Introduced by Alan Dell Presented by Roy Speer


Played By: Eddie Calvert
Played By: Peter Yorke
Introduced By: Alan Dell
Presented By: Roy Speer

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

(Third Series)
The story of a school seen through the eyes of the head-master and his wife by Warren Chetham-Strode
Production by Audrey Cameron and Peter Watts
Episode 5
(Continued in neat column)
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
Dennis Crewe: Ronald Simpson
Mrs Annitage: Mary Wimbush
Richard Wells: John Westbrook
Matron: Molly Rankin
Henry Jobson: John Stevens
Annie: Freda Falconer
Captain Bruce: Arthur Lawrence
Miss Lancaster: Mary O'Farrell
Mr Burke: Charles E Stidwill
Greenwood: Michael Crawford
Baird: Wilfrid Downing
Dormitory prefect: Eric Lloyd
Newbolt: Haydn Jones

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week


Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra with Norma Procter


Unknown: Max Jaffa
Unknown: Norma Procter


Community hymn-singing from Holy Trinity Church, Brompton
Introduced by Rolf Lefebvre Conductor. Frank Woodhouse
Organist. John Kember
Immortal. invisible, God only wise
(Tune, St. Denio)
The God of Abraham praise (Tune,
0 Jesu, King most wonderful (Tune,
When Christ had shown God's dawning reign (Tune, Martyrdom)
We give Immortal praise (Tune,
Croft's 136th)
I bind unto myself today (Tune, St.
Patrick's Breastplate)
Hail, Holy. Holy, Holy Lord (Tune.
St. Magnus)
Thou, whose Almighty Word (Tune.


Introduced By: Rolf Lefebvre
Conductor: Frank Woodhouse
Organist: John Kember

: Donald Peers Invites you to join THE PEERS PARADE

In which he greets personalities of the entertainment world and welcomes his regular friends
Semprini Dick Emery
Harold Smart
The Show Band Singers Directed by Cliff Adams '
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Picture Puzzles
A contest of movie knowledge
On Stage!
Presenting drama students on the threshold of their 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: Semprini Dick Emery
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: George Wadmore
Unknown: Peter Akister
Produced By: Roy Speer


Christian hymns, their music and their meaning
Before the Almighty Father's throne
(Tune, Old Hundredth)
It is a thing most wonderful (Tune.
Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed
(Tune. St. Cuthbert)
Praise the Lord! ye heavens adore him (Tune. Austria)

: Edna Savage and Michael Holliday in SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

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


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

: David Jacobs takes his PICK OF THE POPS

A selection of the latest records including each week
Tipped for the Top the three records from last week's programme that you have voted as most likely to climb the hit parade
Produced by Derek Chinnery


Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only

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