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with 'David'
Julie Brooks
The Silver Stars
Conductor, Hubert C. Williams and the strings of the BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Introduced by John Darran
Programme arranged and conducted by Rae Jenkins


Unknown: Julie Brooks
Conductor: Hubert C. Williams
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Introduced By: John Darran
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins


played by Campoli (violin) with piano accompaniment by Eric Gritton on gramophone records


Unknown: Eric Gritton

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Written by Edward J. Mason and Geoffrey Webb.


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb
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

: What Do You Know?

Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
12-Wales (iii)
Gwyneth Pye (Aberystwyth)
John Powell (Tredegar)
T. Russell Jenkins (Barry)
John Hughes (Bangor)
The programme also includes: What Do You Want To Know?
Listeners' questions answered by well-known authorities
This week: William Gregory (A director of the Gallup Poll) answers questions on 'How the Gallup Poll works '


Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Contestant: Gwyneth Pye
Contestant: John Powell
Contestant: T. Russell Jenkins
Contestant: John Hughes
Guest: William Gregory

: Wilfred Pickles in HAVE A GO!

visits the Bnrgh of Ballater on Royal Dee-side 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'
4—' They crucified him '
Organist, Bertram Rowley


Unknown: Robert Nelson
Organist: Bertram Rowley


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

: Bcbe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYQNS

9—' It shouldn't happen to a dog'
. 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

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , Laidman Browne


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Laidman Browne


Introduced by Peter Haigh
Pocket Edition of ' Silent Enemy' starring Laurence Harvey
John Clements , Sidney James Adaptation by Roy Bradford
Incidental Score
Electronic background music from the film ' Escapement '
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
(Continued in next column)
A Few Words on Continental films from Miss Lee Stierli
Highlights from
' Innocent Sinners' starring Flora Robson
David Kossoff. Barbara Mullen and June Archer
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Programme edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Laurence Harvey
Unknown: John Clements
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Peter Noble
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Miss Lee Stierli
Unknown: Flora Robson
Unknown: David Kossoff.
Unknown: Barbara Mullen
Unknown: June Archer
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Bernard Monshin in MELODY HOUR

with his Tango Orchestra
Maria Perilli
The Novelairs
Directed by Edward Rubach
' Find the Lady '
Devised by James Dufour and presented by Tim Gudgin
Programme introduced by Douglas Smith
Produced by Travers Thorneloe


Unknown: Maria Perilli
Directed By: Edward Rubach
Unknown: James Dufour
Presented By: Tim Gudgin
Introduced By: Douglas Smith
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
8—' Britannia Mews carries on'
Other parts played by Gladys Spencer. Nan Marriott-Watson
Dorothy White , Victor Fairley Produced by Wilfrid Grantham


Novel By: Margery Sharp
Unknown: Thea Holme
Played By: Gladys Spencer.
Played By: Nan Marriott-Watson
Unknown: Dorothy White
Unknown: Victor Fairley
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Narrator: Joan Matheson
Adelaide: Peggy Cameron
Gilbert Lauderdale': Godfrey Kenton
Dodo Baker: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Iris O'Keefe: Mary Wimbush
Treff Culver: David Peel
Sonia Trent: Annabel Maule
Mr Hoffmann: Martin Miller
Alice Baker: Rosamund Greenwood
Freddy Baker: Frederick Treves
Henry Lambert: Denis Goacher
Mis Culver: Janet Burnell

: Franklin Engelmann comet DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit He recently visited Gosport to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


Popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee , Julie Dawn
Franklyn Boyd , Jean Campbell
The Five Sharps with 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

: Sam Costa plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme


Community hymn-singing from Lambeg Parish Church, Lisburn, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Organist, S. McVey
H. F.Selwood Lindsay Blessing by the Rector, the Rev.R. E. W. Thornton
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher Ride on, ride on in majesty (Tune.
Winchester New)
We sing the praise of him who died
(Tune. Hesperus)
Sweet the moments, rich in blessing
(Tune, Cross of Jesus)
There is a green hill far away (Tune,
0 Love, who formedst me to wear
(Tune, Surrey)
Love divine, all loves excelling (Tune,
The Head that once was crowned with thorns (Tune. Nottingham)
All glory, laud, and honour (Tune,
St. Theodulph)


Unknown: H. F.Selwood Lindsay
Unknown: R. E. W. Thornton
Introduced By: Edgar Boucher


Radio's shining hour of entertainment introduced by Tony Fayne and David Evan * with Ian Wallace
This week's stars include:
Mai Zetterling
Beryl Reid , Patricia Clark
Frank Horroy , Donald Purchese
Os Brasileiros and On the Stairway to the Stars
Julian Orchard
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script written by Gene Crowley
Produced by John Simmonds


Introduced By: Tony Fayne
Introduced By: David Evan
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Mai Zetterling
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Patricia Clark
Unknown: Frank Horroy
Unknown: Donald Purchese
Unknown: Os Brasileiros
Unknown: Julian Orchard
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Gene Crowley
Produced By: John Simmonds


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

: David Jacobs presents PICK OF THE POPS

including a review of the current best-selling popular records, as well as some of the very latest issues
Produced by Derek Chinnery


Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: 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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