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: News Summary DENNIS WILSON

at the piano with bass and guitar

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.


Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane
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?: 9 - Scotland (iii)

Franklin Engelmann is the chairman

Margaret MacGregor (Nairn)
Albert Mackie (Edinburgh)
Tom Sinclair (Glasgow)
Henry Evans (East Kilbride)
"What Do You Want To Know?"
Listeners' questions answered by well-known authorities.
Professor Tolansky, D.Sc., F.R.S. on "Signals from Space".

(Last Thursday's recorded broadcast)


Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Contestant: Margaret MacGregor
Contestant: Albert Mackie
Contestant: Tom Sinclair
Contestant: Henry Evans
Guest Expert: Professor Tolansky, D.Sc., F.R.S.

: Wilfred Pickles in HAVE A GO !

visits St. Davids with Mabel at ' The Table'
Harry Hudson at the piano


Unknown: Harry Hudson

: People's Service

from Stretford Parish Church, Lancashire; conducted by the Bishop of Middleton, the Rt. Rev.Robert Nelson
' The things they did to Jesus'
1 — ' They heard him gladly'
Organist, Bertram Rowley


Organist: Bertram Rowley


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


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt

: 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
Unknown: Mr Wakey-Wakey
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Unknown: Arthur Pastor
Production By: Glyn Jones

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in EDUCATING ARCHIE

with Dick Emery , Warren Mitchell
Pearl Carr , Ronald Chesney
Produced by Jacques Brown


Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Pearl Carr
Unknown: Ronald Chesney
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , Laidman Browne
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including Pocket Edition of The Truth About Women ' starring
Laurence Harvey , Julie Harris
Diane Cilento , Mai Zetterling and Eva Gabor
Adaptation by Roy Bradford
A Song from
Matio Lanza in 'The Seven Hills of Rome'
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
. Sounds Familiar
A short quiz to test your know-how of current and not -so-current movies
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
A Few Words from
Anna Neagle and highlights from her current film
' The Man Who Wouldn't Talk'
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Programme edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Laurence Harvey
Unknown: Julie Harris
Unknown: Diane Cilento
Unknown: Mai Zetterling
Unknown: Eva Gabor
Unknown: Roy Bradford
Unknown: Matio Lanza
Unknown: Peter Noble
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Anna Neagle
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 Edward Nash


Unknown: Doreen Hume
Introduced By: Jimmy Kingsbury
Produced By: Edward Nash

: Peggy Cameron in 'BRITANNIA MEWS'

A novel by Margery Sharp dramatised as a radio serial in eight parts by Thea Holme
5-' Second Time Lucky '
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
Gilbert: Godfrey Kenton
Mrs Mounsey: Vivienne Chatterton
The Blazer: Betty Baskcomb
Publican: Arthur Young
Iris O'Keefe: Mary Wimbush
Mr Bly: Owen Berry
Mrs Culver: Janet Burnell
Treff Culver: David Peel
Alice: Rosamund Greenwood
Belle Burnett: Gladys Spencer
The Old'un: John Ruddock

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC outside recording unit
He recently visited Oxford Street, London, 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
Ernest Thomson writes on page 8


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson
Produced By: Ernest Thomson


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


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

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

6—' Hold That Man' with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Molly Weir , Doris Rogers
Wilfred Babbage , Hugh Morton
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader. John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Bob Block
Ronnie Hanbury , and Bebe Daniels
Production by Tom Ronald


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

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

with Wallas Eaton


Unknown: Wallas Eaton

: Sam Costa plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme


Community hymn-singing from the Warrington Citadel of the Salvation Army
Bandmaster, Claude Hughes
Hymns introduced by Randal Herley
We are marching on with shield and banner bright (Tune. Happy Song)
Simply trusting every day (Tune,
Trusting as the moments fly)
There is sunshine in my soul today
(Tune, There is sunshine)
I think when I read that sweet story of old (Tune, I think when I read)
What a wonderful change in my life
(Tune, Since Jesus came into my heart)
Yield not to temptation (Tune, Yield not to temptation)
Hark the gospel news is sounding
(Tune, Cwm Rhondda)
Jesus, keep me near the cross (Tune.
Healing Stream)


Unknown: Claude Hughes
Introduced By: Randal Herley


Radio's shining hour of entertainment introduced by Tony Fayne and David Evans with Ian Wallace
This week's stars include:
Stanley Baker, Peter Cushing and David McCallum in an excerpt from
The Rank Organisation picture
' Violent Playground'
Terry Scott
Julius Katchen
Bernard Cribbins
Maxine Daniels
Bobby Pratt and On the Stairway to the Stars
Pat Whitmore
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: Peter Cushing
Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Terry Scott
Unknown: Julius Katchen
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Maxine Daniels
Unknown: Bobby Pratt
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Gene Crowley
Produced By: John Simmonds

: Semprini Serenade

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


Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: 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

: Harriott and Evans in RENDEZVOUS

A late evening entertainment at the piano


Christian words and music

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only

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