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: News Summary; Morning Memories

played by Roger Williams on gramophone records


Presenter: Roger Williams

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

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


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb
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
Doughy Hood: Arnold Ridley
Carol Grey: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Basil Jones
Pru Harris: Mary Dalley
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Jimmy Grange: Alan Rothwell
Sheila Trevelyan: Ann Kindred

: John Watt presents SONGS FROM THE SHOWS

Introducing, with records, highlights from the musical stage, past and present

: Patrick Barr and Pauline Jameson in 'THE BARLOWES OF BEDDINGTON'

(Third Series)
The story of a school seen through the eyes of a headmaster and his wife by Warren Chetham-Strode
Episode 12
Advice and assistance by Arthur HarrisonM.A , .
Production by Audrey Cameron


Unknown: Warren Chetham-Strode
Unknown: Arthur Harrisonm.A
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Robert Barlowe: Patrick Barr
Kate Barlowe: Pauline Jameson
John Tooting: David Enders
Caroline Tooting: Elizabeth London
Dennis Crewe: Ronald Simpson
Mr O'Connor: T St John Barry
James Rendle: John Glen
Richard Wells: John Westbrook
Mrs Armltage: Mary Wimbush
Miss Lancaster: Mary O'Farrell
Annie: Freda Falconer
Llghton: Harold Reese
Bancroft: Charles Hodgson


From the Abbey of Iona (St. Mary's Cathedral) conducted by the Very Rev. George F. MacLeod , M.C., D.D., Leader of the Iona Community
Have You Met His Like?
The soldier who became a pacifist


Unknown: Very Rev. George F. MacLeod

: 1,500 m.: 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 Jean Metcalfe and Gerald Sinstadt


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt


Laugh with the Cotton Boys listen to
Alan Breeze and Kathie Kay with The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey (himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney
Production by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Production By: Glyn Jones

: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in 'MEET THE HUGGETTS'

13—' Wonder Boy '
Other parts played by John Cazabon. Warren Mitchell
Written by Eddie Maguire
Production by Jacques Brown


Played By: John Cazabon.
Played By: Warren Mitchell
Written By: Eddie Maguire
Production By: Jacques Brown
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Bobby: George Howell
Jane: Cynthia Bizeray
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno

: Good Evening, Each

Dig that crazy Beryl Reid who, with Ken Platt, says 'Good Evening, Each' and invites all 'Squares' and 'Cats' to a Palais Party to meet Nat Temple, Tony Fayne, Paul Martin
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet


Comedian: Beryl Reid
Comedian: Ken Platt
Unknown: Tony Fayne
Unknown: Paul Martin
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: David Climie
Writer: Frank Roscoe
Producer: John Browell

: Movie-Go-Round

A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including:
Pocket Edition of 'Merry Andrew' starring Danny Kaye and Pier Angeli
Adaptation by Gordon Gow
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: Kirk Douglas
Highlights from 'The Vikings' starring Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine and Janet Leigh
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Merry Andrew
Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Pier Angeli
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Peter Noble
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Tony Curtis.
Unknown: Ernest Borgnlne
Unknown: Janet Leigh
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Melody Hour

Max Jaffa in Melody Hour with his Orchestra
John Harvey, The Meritones
The Trio and Jack Byfield
Introduced by John Webster
Produced by Edward Nash


Unknown: John Harvey
Unknown: Jack Byfield
Introduced By: John Webster
Produced By: Edward Nash

: Ambrose in Paris: 2: The Woman on the Eighth Floor

A serial thriller in eight episodes by Philip Levene
[Starring] Nigel Patrick with Janette Richer and Colin Gordon


Writer: Philip Leven
Production: Archie Campbell
Ambrose West: Nigel Patrick
Nicky Beaumont: Janette Richer
Reggie Davenport: Colin Gordon
Madame Vilmet: Patience Collier
Professor Ling: Heron Carvic
Paul Darrow: Kenneth Fortescue
Helga: Ilona Ference
Inspector Calvin: Olaf Pooley
Max Shubert, an antique dealer: Frank Windsor
Helen Masterson, a young American: Beryl Calder
John P. Masterson, her uncle: MacDonald Park

: Down Your Way

Franklin Engelmann comes Down Your Way with the BBC Outside Recording Unit
He recently visited Melton Mowbray to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music.

Next week: Brixham, Devon


Presenter: Franklin Engelmann
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: Play It Again!

A tune-a-minute memory test of popular music through the years.
featuring: Tommy Reilly (harmonica), Leslie Baker (violin), Jack Emblow (accordion), Jackie Brown (electric organ), Cecil Norman and Eddie Macauley (pianos), Martin Slavin (vibes), Eddie Palmer (novachord), Frankie Johnson (ocarina and penny whistle), Terry Walsh and Ernie Shear (guitars), Arthur Watts (bass), Geoff Lofts (drums).
(BBC recording)
(Tommy Reilly is appearing in 'Music for Millions' at the Winter Gardens, Margate; Leslie Baker is appearing at Quaglino's Restaurant, London)


Harmonicist: Tommy Reilly
Violinist: Leslie Baker
Accordionist: Jack Emblow
Organist: Jackie Brown
Pianist: Cecil Norman
Pianist: Eddie MacAuley
Vibes: Martin Slavin
Novachord: Eddie Palmer
Ocarina/Penny Whistle: Frankie Johnson
Guitarist: Terry Walsh
Guitarist: Ernie Shear
Bass: Arthur Watts
Drummer: Geoff Lofts
Compiled by/Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Just for You

Sam Costa plays records Just for You
A personal request programme.


Presenter: Sam Costa

: Does the Team Think?

A panel game.
The great minds are: Jimmy Edwards, Ted Ray, Tommy Trinder, Larry Adler
In the chair, McDonald Hobley
(BBC recording)
To be repeated on Thursday at 9.0 p.m.


Panellist: Jimmy Edwards
Panellist: Ted Ray
Panellist: Tommy Trinder
Panellist: Larry Adler
Chairman: McDonald Hobley

: The Ternent Hour

Billy Ternent introduces his orchestra and singers.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Billy Ternent

: Sunday Half-Hour

Community hymn-singing from St. John's Church, Torquay; led by Anglican and Free Church Choirs from the centime of the town.
The hymns, which were all written by Mrs. Cecil Frances Alexander, are introduced by Alan Gibson.
All things bright and beautiful (Tune, Royal Oak)
Every morning the red sun (Tune, Eternity)
His are the thousand sparkling rills (Tune, Assist)
There is a green hill (Tune, Horsley)
Spirit of God, that moved of old (Tune, Angel's Song)
I bind unto myself today (Tune, St. Patrick)
Jesus calls us! (Tune, St. Andrew)
Once in Royal David's city (Tune. Irby)


Hymn writer: Mrs. Cecil Frances Alexander
Presenter: Alan Gibson
Conductor: Frederic Fea
Organist: Deryck Seymour

: Welcome to London

See top of page and page 5
(June Bronhill and Thomas Round broadcast by permission of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company; Keith Michell by permission of the Rank Organisation; Tony Hancock is appearing at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool; Bernard Miles in Variety at the Coventry Theatre, Coventry; Camilleri and Elizabeth Seal in 'Irma La Douce' at the Lyric Theatre; Paul Scofield in 'Expresso Bongo' at the Saville Theatre; Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques in 'Large as Life' at the London Palladium)


Performer: June Bronhill
Performer: Thomas Round
Performer: Keith Michell
Performer: Tony Hancock
Performer: Bernard Miles
Performer: Paul Scofield
Performer: Eric Sykes
Performer: Hattie Jacques

: Tommy Steele

with a handful of discs.

(BBC recording)
(Tommy Steele is appearing at the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth)


Singer: Tommy Steele

: Introducing Count Basie and his Band and Ella Fitzgerald

Presented by John Hobday.
(Recordings made available by courtesy of 'Voice of America')


Musicians: Count Basie and his Band
Singer: Ella Fitzgerald
Presenter: John Hobday
Producer: Denys Gueroult

: The End of the Day

Christian words and music.
(BBC recording)

: Late News

: Big Ben; Close Down

Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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