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with 'David'
Julie Brooks
The Silver Stars
Conductor, Hubert C. WilUama and the Leonard Morris Trio
Introduced by John Darran
Programme arranged and conducted by Rae Jenkins


Unknown: Julie Brooks
Conductor: Hubert C. Wiluama
Introduced By: John Darran
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins


played by Toralf Tollefsen on gramophone records


Played By: Toralf Tollefsen

: 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


Franklin Engelmann is the chairman of this general knowledge contest in which listeners from all over the British Isles compete for the title
' Brain of Britain 1958 '
2-South of England and Home Counties
David Keys (Berkshire)
Peter Barker (Wiltshire)
Edgar Millward (Dorset)
The programme also includes: What Do You Want to Knowt
This week: David Stone on 'The Changing of the Guard'
Devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: David Keys
Unknown: Peter Barker
Unknown: Edgar Millward
Unknown: David Stone
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: Wilfred' Pickles in HAVE A GO !

In the Outer Hebrides with Mabel at ' The Table' and Harry Hudson at the piano
Presented by Stephen Williams


Unknown: Harry Hudson
Presented By: Stephen Williams


from Caterham Congregational Church, Surrey; conducted by the Rev. Stuart B. Jackman
' Across the Frontier'
4— ' Though we dde in the attempt'
Reader, Leslie Scotford


Unknown: Rev. Stuart B. Jackman
Reader: Leslie Scotford

: 1,500m: Shipping Forecast 247 m. and VHF: ' Good Listening

Some news of current programmes


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


Unknown: Patricia Hughes
Unknown: Bill Crozier


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

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

13—' For Love or Money ' with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Molly Weir , Doris Rogers
Christina Horniman
Wilfred Babbage
Michael Anthony
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: Christina Horniman
Unknown: Wilfred Babbage
Unknown: Michael Anthony
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Bob Block
Written By: Ronnie Hanbury
Written By: Bebe Daniels
Production By: Tom Ronald

: Charlie Chester in A PROPER CHARLIE

with Deryck Guyler
Mary Law , Bill Pertwee
Jimmy Lavall
Script written by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont


Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Mary Law
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Jimmy Lavall
Written By: Bernard Botting
Written By: Charles Hart
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh
Pocket Edition of Gideon's Day' starring
Jack Hawkins and Dianne Foster
Adaptation by Roy Bradford
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
(Continued in next column)
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
Nigel Patrick
Highlights from
' The Duke Wore Jeans ' starring Tommy Steele
June Laverick , Michael Medwin
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced' by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Dianne Foster
Unknown: Roy Bradford
Unknown: Peter Noble
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Nigel Patrick
Unknown: Tommy Steele
Unknown: June Laverick
Unknown: Michael Medwin
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Bernard Monshin in MELODY HOUR

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


Unknown: Maria Perilli
Directed By: Edward Rubach
Unknown: James Dufour
Presented By: Brian Matthew
Introduced By: Douglas Smith
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: The Hound of the Baskervilles

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised as a radio serial in six parts by Felix Felton
4: 'The Light on the Moor'
[Starring Norman Shelley]


Dramatist: Felix Felton
Producer: Patrick Dromgoole
Dr Watson: Norman Shelley
Dr Mortimer: Paul Eddington
Sir Henry Baskerville: Ronald Wilson
John Stapleton: Rolf Lefebvre
Beryl Stapleton: Pamela Alan
Barrymore: Lewis Gedge
Eliza Barrymore: Constance Chapman

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

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


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


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


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

: Sam Costa plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme

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

with Wallas Eaton
The Keynotes


Unknown: Wallas Eaton



Billy Ternent introduces his orchestra and singers


Introduces: Billy Ternent


Community hymn-singing in the Parish Church of Holy Trinity, Kingston upon Hull, by the combined choirs of Anglican and Free churches of the city, under the direction of Peter Goodman
Organist, R. A. Styles
Hymns introduced by Randal Herley 0 worship the King (Tune. Hanover) The God of love my shepherd is
(Tune. University)
When all thy mercies (Tune, Contemplation)
Be thou my guardian (Tune. Abridge) 0 sacred Head! sore wounded (Tune,
Passion Chorale)
This joyful Eastertide (Tune, Vruechten)
Lead, kindly light (Tune. Alberta)
For all the saints (Tune. Sine


Organist: Peter Goodman
Organist: R. A. Styles
Introduced By: Randal Herley


Tony Fayne and David Evans
Dennis Price
Daniel Wayenberg Kenneth Williams
The Kaye Sisters
Patricia Clark
The trumpeters of the Royal
Military School of Music
(by permission of the Commandant) under the direction of Lt.-Col. David McBain , A.R.C.M.
On the Stairway to the Stars
Clinton Forde
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script written by Gene Crowley
Produced by John Simmonds


Unknown: Tony Fayne
Unknown: David Evans
Unknown: Daniel Wayenberg
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Patricia Clark
Unknown: Lt.-Col. David McBain
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
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz Produced by Jacques Brown


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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