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: Big Ben; The Chapel in the Valley

Sandy Macpherson invites you to The Chapel in the Valley
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Sandy Mcpherson

: News Summary; Morning Memories

played by Malcolm Lockyer and his Orchestra.
gramophone records


Musicians: Malcolm Lockyer and his Orchestra

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.
(BBC recording)


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
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
Mabel Larkin: Kay Hudson
Sheila Trevelyan: Ann Kindred

: Songs from the Shows

John Watt presents Songs from the Shows
introducing, with records, highlights from the musical stage past and present.


Presenter: John Watt

: As I Roved Out: 3: The East

Programmes reflecting amateur music-making from the four corners of the British Isles.
Bob Roberts, skipper of one of the last sailing barges on the east coast, talks about the songs he hears at his ports of call.
Seamus Ennis introduces music from farm, fair, and prefab.
Musical interludes from Scotland by Jim McLeod and his Band
Introduced by Harold Rogers.
(BBC recording)


Speaker: Bob Roberts
Item presenter: Seamus Ennis
Musicians: Jim McLeod and his Band
Presenter: Harold Rogers
Producer: Denys Gueroult

: People's Service

from the Parish Church of St. Ninian, Greenock, conducted by the Minister, the Rev. W. D. Cattanch.

A Command from the Lord
'Living to the Full'


Service conducted by: The Rev. W. D. Cattanch

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

Some news of current programmes.

: Greenwich Time Signal; Two-Way Family Favourites

For Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home.
Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Gerald Sinstadt.


Presenter: Jean Metcalfe
Presenter: Gerald Sinstadt

: 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).


Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Musicians: The Billy Cotton Band
Singer: Alan Breeze
Singer: Kathie Kay
Singer: The Bandits
Script: Eddie Gurney
Production: Glyn Jones

: Meet the Huggetts: 17: Miss Understanding

Written by Eddie Maguire
[Starring] Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

(BBC recording)
Repeated on Friday at 7.30 p.m.


Writer: Eddie Maguire
Production: Jacques Brown
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Bobby: George Howell
Jane: Cynthia Bizeray
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno
Daphne: Sheila Grant
Other parts played by: John Cazabon
Other parts played by: Warren Mitchell

: Good Evening, Each

Written by Ronald Wolfe, David Climie.
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, Paul Martin, The Nat Temple Quintet.
(Recorded broadcast of July 15)


Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: David Climie
Musicians: The Nat Temple Quintet
Producer: John Browell
Comedienne: Beryl Reid
Perkins: Ken Platt
Musician: Nat Temple
[Actor]: Paul Martin

: Movie-Go-Round

Introduced by Peter Haigh.
And including:

Pocket Edition of 'Kings Go Forth'
Adaptation by Gordon Gow.
Starring Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis. and Natalie Wood

The 'Picturegoer' Award Luncheon
Award winners Heather Sears, Dirk Bogarde and Frankie Vaughan together with Anna Neagle and Robert Ottaway.
Interviewed by 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 Harold Hecht and Burt Lancaster

Highlights from 'The High Cost of Loving'
Starring Josi Ferrer, Joanne Gilbert, Jim Backus and introducing Gena Rowlands.

Repeated on Friday at 4.15 (Home)
See page 5


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Adaptation (Pocket Edition of 'Kings Go Forth'): Gordon Gow
Interviewee (The 'Picturegoer' Award Luncheon): Heather Sears
Interviewee (The 'Picturegoer' Award Luncheon): Dirk Bogarde
Interviewee (The 'Picturegoer' Award Luncheon): Frankie Vaughan
Interviewee (The 'Picturegoer' Award Luncheon): Anna Neagle
Interviewee (The 'Picturegoer' Award Luncheon): Robert Ottaway
Interviewer (The 'Picturegoer' Award Luncheon): Peter Noble
Item presenter (Sounds Familiar): Desmond Carrington
Item presenter (Sounds Familiar): Spencer Hale
Speaker: Harold Hecht
Speaker: Burt Lancaster
Script: Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by: Alfred Dunning

: Melody Hour

[Starring] Frank Chacksfield
with Denis Martin, Barbara Leigh, Monia Liter and the Frank Chacksfield Orchestra.
Introduced by Tim Gudgin.
(Monia Liter's solos are recorded)


Singer: Denis Martin
Singer: Barbara Leigh
Pianist: Monia Liter
Musicians: The Frank Chacksfield Orchestra
Presenter: Tim Gudgin
Producer: James Dufour

: Ambrose in Paris: 6: Studio Madeleine

A serial thriller in eight episodes by Philip Levene.
[Starring] Nigel Patrick with Janette Richer and Colin Gordon
(BBC recording)
See page 4


Writer: Philip Levene
Production: Archie Campbell
Ambrose West: Nigel Patrick
Nicky Beaumont: Janette Richer
Reggie Davenport: Colin Gordon
Madame Vilmet: Patience Collier
Paul Darrow: Kenneth Fortescue
John P. Masterson: MacDonald Parke
Andrew Benson: James Thomason
Mark Summers: Marvin Kane
Madeleine, a young photographer: Annette Green
Hotel Porter/Police Officer/Waiter: Armand Guinle

: Franklin Engetmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit
He recently visited Burnley, Lancashire, 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 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
Martin Slavin (vibes)
Terry Walsh and Ernie Shear
Arthur Watts (bass) Geoff Lofts (drums)
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart


Unknown: Tommy Reilly
Violin: Leslie Baker
Accordion: Jack Emblow
Accordion: Jackie Brown
Unknown: Cecil Norman
Pianos: Eddie MacAuley
Pianos: Martin Slavin
Unknown: Terry Walsh
Guitars: Ernie Shear
Bass: Arthur Watts
Bass: Geoff Lofts
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: Sam Costa plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request quogramme

: Bernard and Dick Braden Bentley In MR.BENTLEY AND MR. BRADEN

with Vivienne Martin
The Singer, Lorrae Desmoad
' Nearly Everybody Else':
Bernard Cribbins
Music written and arranged by Bob Sharpies and played by the BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script written by David Climie and Pat Dunlop
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont


Singer: Lorrae Desmoad
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Arranged By: Bob Sharpies
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Written By: David Climie
Written By: Pat Dunlop
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont



Billy Ternent introduces his orchestra and singers


Introduces: Billy Ternent


Community hymn-singing from Christian Temple, Welsh Congregational Church, Ammanford; led by the Ammanford Choral Society
Conductor, Hywel G. Evans
Organist, Trevor Rees
Hymns introduced by the Rev. John Owen Jones
Hark! Hark, my soul! (Tune, Pilgrims)
Fight the good fight (Tune, Pentecost)
Marchog, lesu, yn llwyddiannus
(Tune, Blaenwern)
Thy Kingdom come (Tune, Irish)
We bless thee for thy peace, 0 God
(Tune. Belmont)
'R wy'n gweld o bell y dydd yn dod
(Tune, Pembroke)
God is gone up on high (Tune. Darwall)
In heavenly love abiding (Tune, Pen-
Prayer and blessing by the Minister, the Rev. D. Tegfan Davies , D.D.


Conductor: Hywel G. Evans
Organist: Trevor Rees
Unknown: Rev. John Owen Jones
Unknown: Rev. D. Tegfan Davies


Radio's shining hour of entertainment introduced by Tony Fayne and David Evans with Ian WaUace
This week's stars includai
Hugh Burden
George Martin
Osian Ellis
Rose Hill with Geoffrey Randal at the plans)
The Polka Dots
On the Stairway to the Start
Mal Perry
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Gene Crowley
Produced by John SimmondS


Introduced By: Tony Fayne
Introduced By: David Evans
Unknown: Ian Wauace
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Osian Ellis
Unknown: Rose Hill
Unknown: Geoffrey Randal
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: Gene Crowley
Produced By: John Simmonds


A selection of familiar tunes featuring the BBC Variety Orchestra and the String Choir
(Led by John Jezard )
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet


Unknown: John Jezard
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet



invites you to
Pete's Party
A Sunday-night get-together round the gramophone


Christian words and music


: Close Down

Shipping Forecast on 1,500 nu

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