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: MORNING MUSIC

Hymn for Ascension Day
' Hail the day that sees him rise'
BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conducted by Arwel Hughes
Strings in Rhythm
Directed by Henry Croudson
Gerald Crossman Playera
New. Summary at 7.30 and 8.30
At 7.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast

Contributors

Conducted By: Arwel Hughes
Directed By: Henry Croudson
Directed By: Gerald Crossman Playera

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

from Wales
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
In Cardiff introduces your request records
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: DOUGLAS REEVE

at the organ of the Dome, Brighton

: MORNING STORY

'A Bitter Blow' by Elizabeth Warwick
Read by Charles E. Stidwill

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Warwick
Read By: Charles E. Stidwill

: News Summary Memories of BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

From Crystal Palace to
Belle Vue and Royal Albert Hall recalled by Harry Mortimer

Contributors

Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Recalled By: Harry Mortimer

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: News Summary

WORKERS' PLAYTIME from a large engineering factory at Darlaston, Staffordshire
Douglas
Maynard Paddy Edwards
Marion Keene
Reg Dixon
Harry Engleman (piano)
Vic Mortiboys (string-bass)
Bob Mansell (drums)
Introduced by James Pestridge Produced by Richard Maddock

Contributors

Unknown: Maynard Paddy Edwards
Unknown: Marion Keene
Unknown: Reg Dixon
Piano: Harry Engleman
Piano: Vic Mortiboys
Unknown: Bob Mansell
Introduced By: James Pestridge
Produced By: Richard Maddock

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Arthur Richards (baritone)
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
Baritone: Arthur Richards
Introduced By: Ivan Samson M.C.
Introduced By: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'The Runaway Animals' by Catherine Morris , told by Julia Lang.

Contributors

Unknown: Catherine Morris
Told By: Julia Lang.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
What women don't know about being female: more observations from Dr. Marion Hilliard. (Recorded by courtesy of CBC)
The Clock Strikes, but not the Housewife: 4-A countrywoman
' The Substitute': Commander Ibbett spins a yarn
Reading Your Letters: expressing listeners' points of view
Youth in the Kitchen. Audrey Russell reports on the finals of the Gas Council's National Youth Cookery Competition
Serial: ' The Baby and the Battleshin' by Anthony Thorne
The fourth of twelve instalments
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Thorne
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: Max Jaffa remembers STARS OF GRAND HOTEL (1925—?)

A cavalcade of famous artists who, during the last thirty-three years, have played and sung In this ever-popular programme
Produced by Douglas Lawrence
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Produced By: Douglas Lawrence

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Denny Boyce and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Denny Boyce

: STAGE AND SCREEN

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

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: News Summary CONTINENTAL TURNTABLE

A melody miscellany from the Continent
Introduced by Malou Pantera and including
Edith Piaf
Deno Destero Orchestra
The Trio Frangois Charpln
Jean Faustin and his Orchestra and Miguel Novarro and his Orchestra
Produced by Harold Rogers
Skipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Introduced By: Malou Pantera
Unknown: Edith Piaf
Unknown: Deno Destero
Unknown: Frangois Charpln
Unknown: Jean Faustin
Unknown: Miguel Novarro
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: The Band Waggon

each Thursday presents
KEN MACKINTOSH
AND HIS ORCHESTRA in These Were Hits '
Am 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: Ken MacKintosh
Unknown: Kenny Bardell
Unknown: Kay Elvin.
Unknown: Bobby Johnson
Introduced By: Brian Matthew

: 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 featuring each week three winners from the first round of the contest
Scotland (i)
Sheila Young (Edinburgh)
Journalist
Mrs. Margaret McColgan
(Glasgow) Housewife
Thomas Mountain (Glasgow)
Lamplighter
The programme also includes: What Do You Want to Know
In which listeners' questions are answered by well-known authorIties
This week:
Frank Hennig on Hams. QSO's and QSL's
Devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Sheila Young
Unknown: Mrs. Margaret McColgan
Unknown: Thomas Mountain
Unknown: Frank Hennig
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: THE HUGGETTS

Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison assisted by John Hobday
Introduce
FAMILY FAVOURITES

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Warner
Unknown: Kathleen Harrison
Assisted By: John Hobday

: 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 HANCOCK'S HALF-HOUR

featuring Bill Kerr 5
Sidney James , Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
Produced by Tom Ronald ;

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Written By: Alan Simpson
Written By: Ray Galton
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: News Summary JOHNNY DUNCAN'S TENNESSEE SONGBAG

with Guest artist, Marvin Rainwater
(who is recorded)
Produced by Isabel Burdett

Contributors

Artist: Marvin Rainwater
Produced By: Isabel Burdett

: TWENTY QUESTIONS

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train andKenneth Horne 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 Horne
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: LONDON-PARIS JAZZ EXCHANGE

An impromptu discussion on styles and sounds between
Steve Race in London and Sim Copans in Paris
Produced by Jack Dabbs

Contributors

Produced By: Jack Dabbs

: SOLILOQUY

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

Contributors

Violin: Danny Levan
Piano: Dennis Wilson

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 V.








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