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: MORNING MUSIC

played today by BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon
Strings in Rhythm
The William Davies Trio
News Summary at 7.30 and 8.30

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Unknown: William Davies

: Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac) presents CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES

Some more of the records you have asked to hear
News Summary at 9.30

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn and a prayer

: SATURDAY SKIFFLE CLUB

The Worried Men Skiffle Group
Shirley Bland and Jim McGregor
(folk singers)
Johnny Parker (piano)
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Produced by Jimmy Grant

Contributors

Unknown: Shirley Bland
Unknown: Jim McGregor
Piano: Johnny Parker
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Banjoliers
Directed by Jack Mandel

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Mandel

: THE MAN AND HIS MUSIC

A mosaic of melody woven from the life and tunes of Leroy Anderson with Bing Crosby
David Hughes and the orchestras of Alfredo Antonini. Percy Faith
Ray Martin , and Cyril Stapleton and the recorded voice of Leroy Anderson
Presented by Paul Martin
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Leroy Anderson
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: David Hughes
Unknown: Alfredo Antonini.
Unknown: Percy Faith
Unknown: Ray Martin
Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Leroy Anderson
Presented By: Paul Martin
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: News Summary MOSCOW AT PLAY

During the summer Robert Reid visited Russia and in this programme he introduces recordings made at the Circus, in a Gramophone Shop, in the Pleasure Gardens, and at the Ballet
Produced by Arthur Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Reid
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: NORMAN BURNS

and Ms Band with Marjorie Daw and Dick James

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Daw
Unknown: Dick James

: News Summary; Dixieland Jazz

Featuring Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars with Velma Middleton
Recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1956
Introduced by Harold Rogers
(Recordings made available by courtesy of 'Voice of America')

Contributors

Presenter: Harold Rogers
Musicians: Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars
Singer: Velma Middleton

: SPORTS PARADE

What's On Today?
A magazine programme including:
F.A. Cup: W. J. Hicks on the second round ties
Football League: Charles Buchan In
London. David Coleman in Birmingham, and H. D. Davies in Manchester, give the latest news and their opinions about this afternoon's games
Scottish League: by Jameson Clark Rugby Union: by J. B. G. Thomas Rugby League: by Alan Dixon
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Unknown: J. Hicks
Unknown: Charles Buchan
Unknown: H. D. Davies
Unknown: J. B. G. Thomas
Unknown: Alan Dixon
Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: THE SATURDAY SHOW

with Cyril Stapleton and his Show Band
David Jacobs and The Stargazers
The Adam Singers
Harold Smart
Joan Small and Michael Desmond
Produced by John Browell
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Michael Desmond
Produced By: John Browell

: COME INTO THE PARLOUR

and meet
Henrietta Byrne (soprano)
Kenny Thompson (accordion)
Light Orchestra
(Led by Henry Tye )
Conductor, David Curry
Introduced by Maurice Shillington

Contributors

Soprano: Henrietta Byrne
Accordion: Kenny Thompson
Conductor: Henry Tye
Conductor: David Curry
Introduced By: Maurice Shillington

: BANDSTAND

Brighouse and Rastrick Band Conductor, Trevor Walmsley

Contributors

Conductor: Trevor Walmsley

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Commentary on the second half of one of today's League matches

: TOP OF THE BILL

Variety on gramophone records
Presented by Paul Martin

Contributors

Presented By: Paul Martin

: SPORTS REPORT

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
5.0 Football and Racing
The day's results read by John Webster
5.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and Interviews from the grounds
Information Desk
A special feature in which experts answer your questions and problems concerning sport
Talking Sport
Leading players, administrators, and journalists join Eamonn Andrews at the microphone to discuss topics of the moment
5.50 app. Classified Football Results
Today's programme includes:
First Division: Chelsea V. Leeds United; Manchester City v. Everton; Preston North End v. Wolverhampton Wanderers; Sheffield Wednesday v. Aston Villa
Second Division: Bristol City v. Fulham; Liverpool v. West Ham United
Scottish League: Jameson Clark on an outstanding match
Rugby Union: A summary of the outstanding games by J. B. G. Thomas
Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Read By: John Webster
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Unknown: Jameson Clark
Unknown: J. B. G. Thomas
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: GUITAR CLUB

A session of rhythmic music from ' Spanish to Skiffle ' with Ken Sykora , Ike Isaacs and the Guitar Club Group and Roy Plummer , Roger Griffiths Michael Watson , The Millards
Introduced by Roy Williams Produced by John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Ike Isaacs
Unknown: Roy Plummer
Unknown: Roger Griffiths
Unknown: Michael Watson
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: John Kingdon

: JUST JAZZ

A programme of traditional, mainstream and modern jazz on gramophone records
Introduced this week by Steve Race
Produced by Jack Dabbt

Contributors

Produced By: Jack Dabbt

: RADIO NEWSREEL

: Association Football

Charles Buchan summarises the day's outstanding games

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Buchan

: News Summary; Saturday Night on the Light

Three hours of words and music
Introduced by Charles Richardson and Roger Moffat
with Stars - Interviews - Features - Short Stories - News - Comedy and Personalities and featuring the recorded music of The BBC Northern Dance Orchestra conducted by Alyn Ainsworth with Sheila Buxton and Jimmy Leach at the electronic organ
Max Jaffa and his Orchestra
The Montmartre Players directed by Henry Krein
Continuity script by Charles Richardson
Programme edited and produced by John Bridges
News Summary at 8.30 and 9.30

Contributors

Presenter: Charles Richardson
Presenter: Roger Moffat
Musicians: The BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conductor: Alyn Ainsworth
Organist: Sheila Buxton
Organist: Jimmy Leach
Musicians: Max Jaffa and his Orchestra
Musicians: The Montmartre Players
The Montmartre Players directed by: Henry Krein
Continuity Script: Charles Richardson
Editor/Producer: John Bridges

: NEWS

: RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH

presents some gramophone records for your pleasure

: TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT

to invite you to listen
' Just for a While ' to
Old Time Dance Music with Sidney Bowman and his Orchestra
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Rex Burrows
News Summary at 11.30

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Bowman
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Rex Burrows

: LATE NEWS

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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