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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader. Philip Whiteway ) Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Ivor Emert and his Orchestra
Harold Coombs at the BBC theatre organ
News Summary at 7.30 and 8.30
At 7.45 on 1,500 m. only
Shipping Forecast

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Conductor: Ivor Emert
Unknown: Harold Coombs

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Reginald Dixon
Introduces your request records
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduces: Reginald Dixon

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: ' STANLEY TUDOR

at the organ of the Gaumont Theatre, Manchester

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Albert Delroy Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Delroy

: MORNING STORY

From the North of England 'The Day of the Fishes' by B. Bermange
Read by Jean Fox

Contributors

Unknown: B. Bermange
Read By: Jean Fox

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Listeners' requests introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: News Summary

WORKERS' PLAYTIME from a factory canteen in Stalybridge, Cheshire with Jimmy Clitheroe , Michael Holliday
Jack Watson , The Terry Sisters accompanied by The Harry Hayward Trio Introduced by Randal Herley
Produced by James Casey

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Clitheroe
Unknown: Michael Holliday
Unknown: Jack Watson
Unknown: Harry Hayward
Introduced By: Randal Herley
Produced By: James Casey

: KENNY POWELL

in ' Piano Reflections'

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Stephen Manton (tenor)
Introduced by Ivan Samson M.C. , Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Tenor: Stephen Manton
Introduced By: Ivan Samson M.C.
Introduced By: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Today's story: 'Baby Bear and Grandma' by M. E. Allan, told by Dorothy Smith.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Fatigue is Woman's Greatest Enemy: the first of four talks based on a recent book by Dr. Marion Hilliard.
Time for Gardening: Jim Middleton outlines some topical work in the garden
Buying a Cottage: the description of a battle against odds .
Reading Your Letters: expressing listeners' points of view
Hygiene on Tour: Joyce Bassett criticises public lavatories
Serial: No White Coat' by Robert Tibber
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Tibber
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
This afternoon's visiting artist:
Helen Clare
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Helen Clare

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ronnie Pleydell and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Pleydell

: STAGE AND SCREEN

Music from theatre and films played by the BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: News Summary; Transatlantic Turntable presents Ella Sings With JATP

Including music and interviews with some of the jazz stars touring this country at present in ' Jazz at the Philharmonic' featuring ELLA FITZGERALD Oscar PETERSON, DIZZY GILLESPIE , STAN GETZ and NORMAN GRANZ (who began it all)
Presented by Humphrey Burton
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Oscar Peterson
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Stan Getz
Unknown: Norman Granz
Presented By: Humphrey Burton

: The Band Waggon each Thursday presents KEN MACKINTOSH AND HIS ORCHESTRA

in ' These Were Hits '
An all-time hit parade with Kenny Bardell
Kay Elvin , Bobby Johnson and The Mackpies
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Produced by Keith Fell
News Summary at 6.30

Contributors

Unknown: Kenny Bardell
Unknown: Kay Elvin
Unknown: Bobby Johnson
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Keith Fell

: The Archers

: RADIO NEWSREEL

: SPORT

: News Summary WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

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
Round 2
3-Midlands and North of England Mrs Roberts (Lancashire)
(Housewife)
Howard Stobbs (Yorkshire)
(Estimating clerk)
Terence Bond (Nottinghamshire)
(Local Government Officer)
The programme also Includes What Do You Want to Knowf in which listeners' questions are answered by well-known authorities
This week:
Professor H. Orton B.Litt , , M.A. on ' English Speech of yesterday. today, and tomorrow
Devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Mrs Roberts
Unknown: Howard Stobbs
Unknown: Terence Bond
Unknown: Professor H. Orton B.Litt , , M.A.
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: FLETCHER'S FAN-FARE

Thirty minutes of records rhymes and reminiscence presented by Cyril Fletcher

Contributors

Presented By: Cyril Fletcher

: News Summary ANY ANSWERS?

A radio correspondence column In which listeners add their comments to the views expressed in last Friday's ' Any Questions? '
Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Vivian Ogilvie

Contributors

Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Vivian Ogilvie

: Tony Hancock in HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

featuring
Sidney James , Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by Tom Ronald

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , Kenneth Home ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers
Presented by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: NEWS

: JAZZ CLUB

Humphrey Lyttelton introduces jazz music by his band with American Gospel Singer
Marie Knight
Produced by Jimmy Grant

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Lyttelton
Singer: Marie Knight
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: SOLILOQUY

Danny Levan (violin) with bass and guitar and Dennis Wilson (piano)
News Summary at 11.30

Contributors

Violin: Danny Levan
Piano: Dennis Wilson

: LATE NEWS

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m. only








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