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: News Summary DENNIS WILSON

at the piano with bass and guitar

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition


Daniel Archer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: Thelma Rogers
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
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
Len Thomas: Arnold Peters
Doughy Hood: Arnold Ridley
Carol Grey: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Basil Jones
Pru Harris: Mary Dalley
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Jimmy Grange: Alan Rothwell
Rita Flynn: June Spencer
Norman Wynford: Robert Chetwyn

: What Do You Know?: 6 - North of England

Franklin Engelmann is the chairman.

Mrs. Florence Roberts (Lancashire)
Mrs. Margaret Owen (Yorkshire)
Howard Stobbs (Yorkshire)
John Brown (Northumberland)
"What Do You Want To Know?"
Listeners' questions answered by well-known authorities.
Professor Tolansky, D.Sc., F.R.S. answers questions on light and sound including "How does sound get into a gramophone record?"

(Last Thursday's recorded broadcast)


Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Contestant: Mrs. Florence Roberts
Contestant: Mrs. Margaret Owen
Contestant: Howard Stobbs
Contestant: John Brown
Guest Expert: Professor Tolansky, D.Sc., F.R.S.

: Wilfred Pickles in HAVE A GO!

visits Fleetwood with Mabel at ' The Table'
Harry Hudson at the piano


Unknown: Harry Hudson

: People's Service

From John Knox Church, Stepney conducted by the Rev. J. L. Cottle
'The things that Jesus said'
3 — ' Our Choice '
Organist, David Allan


Unknown: Rev. J. L. Cottle
Organist: David Allan


For Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Bill Crozier


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Bill Crozier

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys listen to
Alan Breeze and Kathie Kay with 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
Unknown: Arthur Pastor
Production By: Glyn Jones

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in EDUCATING ARCHIE

Dick Emery , John Blythe
Pearl Carr , Ronald Chesney


Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: John Blythe
Unknown: Pearl Carr
Unknown: Ronald Chesney

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including
Pocket Edition
Marlon Brando In
' Sayonara '
Introducing Miiko Taka and co-starring
Patricia Owens. Red Buttons ,
Ricardo Montalban , James Game , Martha Scott and Miyoshi Umeki
Some Highlights From
'Witness for the Prosecution ' starring
Tyrone Power. Marlene Dietrich
Charles Laughton
Adaptations by Gordon Gow
The Picasso Mystery'
Some of Georges Auric's symphonic score illustrating Picasso's drawings
Sounds Familiar
A short quiz to test your know-how of current and not-so-current movies
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
Film Star-Record Star Sylvana Mangano sings
• The Baion ' from ' Anna
Popular Musical Memory
Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner in a musical extract from
' The King and I '
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Programme edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Miiko Taka
Unknown: Patricia Owens.
Unknown: Red Buttons
Unknown: Ricardo Montalban
Unknown: James Game
Unknown: Martha Scott
Unknown: Miyoshi Umeki
Unknown: Tyrone Power.
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Sylvana Mangano
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Sidney Torch in MELODY HOUR

with his Orchestra
Henry Krein with The Montmartre Players and Canada's Singing Star:
Doreen Hume
Introduced by Jimmy Kingsbury Produced by Travers Thorneloe


Unknown: Doreen Hume
Introduced By: Jimmy Kingsbury
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: Peggy Cameron in 'BRITANNIA MEWS'

A novel by Margery Sharp dramatised as a radio serial
. In eight parts by Thea Holme 2
—' Marry in Haste '
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by Wilfrid Grantham


Novel By: Margery Sharp
Unknown: Thea Holme
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Narrator: Joan Matheson
Adelaide: Peggy Cameron
Henry Lambert: Denis Goacher
Mrs Orton Hester: Paton Brown
Mrs Culver: Janet Burnell
Alice: Rosamund Greenwood
Freddy Baker: Frederick Treves
Mr Culver: Robert Sansom

: Holiday Hour

A winter programme looking back to last summer and forward to next - memories of sunlit days and leisure hours to come
This week you hear about:
A holiday in Whitby, by Stephen Grenfell
A visit to Broughton and Corfe Castles, by Ruth Drew
A motor coach tour of Southern Spain, by Rex Palmer
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Produced by Arthur Phillips


Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Ruth Drew
Unknown: Rex Palmer
Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Arthur Phillips


and his violin with bass and guitar
Shipping Forecast at 8.58 on 1,500 m. only


A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee
Julie Dawn
Franklyn Boyd
Jean Campbell
The Meritones with accompaniments by The Steve Race Four and Harold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart


Sung By: Benny Lee
Sung By: Julie Dawn
Unknown: Franklyn Boyd
Unknown: Jean Campbell
Unknown: Harold Smart
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

3 — 'Dial Special Branch* with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Molly Weir , Doris Rogers
Hugh Morton , Charles Hawtrey
Wilfred Babbage
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Bob Block
Ronnie Hanbury and Bebe Daniels
Production by Tom Ronald
Repeated on Friday at 7.30 p.m.


Unknown: Barbara Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Doris Rogers
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Charles Hawtrey
Unknown: Wilfred Babbage
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Bob Block
Written By: Ronnie Hanbury
Written By: Bebe Daniels
Production By: Tom Ronald

: Take It from Here

[starring] Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield
with Wallas Eaton
The Keynotes
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert)
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell


Writer: Frank Muir
Writer: Denis Norden
Singers: The Keynotes
Musicians: BBC Revue Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Producer: Charles Maxwell
[Actor]: Dick Bentley
[Actor]: Jimmy Edwards
[Actor]: June Whitfield
[Actor]: Wallas Eaton

: Sam Costa plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme

: Sunday Half-Hour

from Ballymoney, County Antrim by the choirs of the Northern Presbytery of the Reformed Presbyterian Church Conductor, Kathleen R. Wright
Blessing by the Moderator of the Reformed Presbyterian Church the Rev. Hugh Blair
Hymns Introduced by Edgar Boucher All people that on earth do dwell
(Tune, Old Hundredth)
I to the hills will lift mine eyes
(Tune, French)
God Is our refuge and our strength
(Tune, Stroudwater)
The Lord's my shepherd (Tune,
O come, let us sing to the Lord
(Tune, Bon Accord)
0 Lord, thou art my God and King
(Tune, Duke Street)
0 sing a new song to the Lord (Tune,
His Name forever shall endure (Tune,


Conductor: Kathleen R. Wright
Introduced by: Edgar Boucher


Radio's shining hour of entertainment
Introduced by Tony Fayne and David Evans with Ian Wallace
This week's stars include:
Gladys Young and Laidman Browne
George Martin , Charlie Drake
The Hedley Ward Trio
Sid Phillips , Gwen Bari
The Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music (By permission of the Commandant) under the direction of Lt.-Colonel David McBain and On the Stairway to the Stars:
Al Saxon
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Gene Crowley
Produced by John Simmonds


Introduced By: Tony Fayne
Introduced By: David Evans
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Gladys Young
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Charlie Drake
Unknown: Hedley Ward Trio
Unknown: Sid Phillips
Unknown: Gwen Bari
Unknown: Colonel David McBain
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Gene Crowley
Produced By: John Simmonds


introducing old ones, new ones loved ones, neglected onea by Semprini at the piano featuring his own arrangements for piano and orchestra
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowita Produced by Jacques Browa


Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowita
Produced By: Jacques Browa

: Alan Dell introduces PICK OF THE POPS

Some of the best-selling popular records and current hits of today
Produced by Denys Jones


Produced By: Denys Jones

: Rendezvous

[starring] Harriet and Evans
A late evening entertainment at the piano
(Harriott and Evans are appearing as the Colony Restaurant, London)


Christian words and music

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only

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