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The Novelairs
Directed by Edward Rubach


Directed By: Edward Rubach

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition


Producer: Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: Thelma Rogers
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Christine Johnson: Lesley Saweard
Paul Johnson: Leslie Dunn
Mr Fairbrother: Leslie Bowmar
Mrs Fairbrother: Joy Davies
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Reggie Trentham: Peter Wilde
Len Thomas: Arnold Peters
Doughy Hood: Arnold Ridley
Carol Grey: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Basil Jones
Pru Harris: Mary Dalley
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Mabel Larkin: Kay Hudson
Tony Stobeman: Jack Holloway
Debbie Glover: Esma Wilson
Jill Patterson: Patricia Green


Band of the Royal Marines
School of Music
Conducted by Lt.-Colonel F. Vivian Dunn c.V.O.
Principal Director of Music,
Royal Marines


Unknown: Colonel F. Vivian Dunn C.V.O.


(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet


Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet


The British West Indies Show
Peter Ricardo introduces
Barbara Hylton
Boscoe Holder
' Hutch '
The Pilgrim Chorus
The Hutchinson Henderson
All West Indian Band
Produced by Frank Hooper


Introduces: Peter Ricardo
Unknown: Barbara Hylton
Unknown: Boscoe Holder
Unknown: Hutchinson Henderson
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: People's Service

from the South Church, Aber deen ; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. James S. Wood
They came to him from every quarter (St. Mark 1, v. 45)
' The Son of Man '
4: — ' Not a place but a person '


Unknown: Aber Deen
Unknown: Rev. James S. Wood


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'

16 — ' It's a Secret'
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
Man-at-doorl: Kenneth Connor

: A date with ' MONA BAPTISTE

with The Georg Schlinder Quartet


Unknown: Georg Schlinder

: Charlie Chester in A PROPER CHARLIE

with Deryck Guyler
Len Lowe
Pat Coombs
Marian Miller
The Stargazers
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Charles Hart and Bernard Botting
Produced by Frank Hooper


Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Len Lowe
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Marian Miller
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Charles Hart
Script By: Bernard Botting
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: Bernard Monshin in MELODY HOUR

with his Tango Orchestra
Renata and The William Davies Trio
Introduced by Roy Williams
Produced by Travers Thorneloe


Unknown: William Davies
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: BBC Repertory Company presents William Eedle in 'BOUGHT A JALOPY'

First-hand impressions of a second-hand car by Roderick Wilkinson
Produced by H. B. Fortuin


Unknown: Roderick Wilkinson
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Wilkinson: William Eedle
Jean: Rosamund Greenwood
Scotty: Simon Lack
Soapy: John Bryning
Mrs Pitt: Molly Rankin
Auctioneer: Andrew Sachs
Mr Powerhouse: Hamilton Dyce
Expert: Frederick Treves
Mechanic: Will Leighton
George: John Graham
Connie: Kathleen Helme
Mr Upandown: Charles Kay

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit He recently visited the Borough of Holborn to meet some of the people who work there. They talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


Billy Ternent introduces his orchestra and singers


Introduces: Billy Ternent

: News and Radio Newsreel

A summary of events of the past week

: 1,500 m. Shipping Forecast

247 m. and VHF
Record Interlude


Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
This week's visiting artist:
Constance Shacklock


Unknown: Max Jaffa


Community hymn-singing from Wesley Chapel, Helston in Cornwall, led by the combined Methodist choirs of Helston and district
Hymns introduced by Alan Gibson
Conductor, John Snellgrove
Organist. May
Thomas Jesu , lover of my soul (Tune,
(Continued in next column)
0 for a closer walk with God (Tune,
S. Hugh )
Jesu, thou joy of loving hearts
(Tune. Wareham)
Ye servants of the Lord (Tune, St.
Come, thou fount of every blessing
(Tune, Normandy)
He that is down needs fear no fall
(Tune. St. Agnes)
Father, hear the prayer we offer
(Tune, Sussex)
Jesus calls us! o'er the tumult (Tune,
St. Andrew)
Blessing by the Minister, the Rev. S. K. Lamming


Conductor: Alan Gibson
Conductor: John Snellgrove
Unknown: Thomas Jesu
Unknown: S. Hugh
Unknown: Rev. S. K. Lamming

: Donald Peers invites you to join THE PEERS PARADE

In which he greets personalities of the entertainment world and welcomes his regular friends
Dick Emery
Miriam Karlin
Robin Richmond
Johnny Pearson
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams and the BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz also featuring
Picture Puzzles
Can you beat the panel of celebrities in this week's test of movie knowledge?
Chairman, Michael Howard and Memories are Made of This
A musical flashback
Script by George Wadmore with additional material by Dennis Castle
Musical adviser, Peter Akister
Produced by Roy Speer


Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Miriam Karlin
Unknown: Robin Richmond
Unknown: Johnny Pearson
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown: Michael Howard
Script By: George Wadmore
Unknown: Peter Akister
Produced By: Roy Speer


Christian hymns their music and their meaning
Behold. the mountain of the Lord
(Tune, Glasgow)
Lift up your heads, ye gates of brass
(Tune, Crucis Victoria )
The day thou gavest Lord, is ended
(Tune. St. Clement)


Unknown: Crucis Victoria


A late evening setting for romance with Eric Jupp and his Orchestra introducing the artistry of Bill Povey Jock Bain and Stanley Roderick
Produced by John Browell


Unknown: Eric Jupp
Unknown: Bill Povey
Unknown: Jock Bain
Produced By: John Browell

: 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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