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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
The Mandoliers
Directed by Jack Mandel
The Robin Richmond Trio Norman Whiteley (piano)
News Summary at 7.30 and 8.30
At 7.45 an 1.500 m.
G.T.S.; Shipping Forecast

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Directed By: Jack Mandel
Unknown: Robin Richmond Trio
Piano: Norman Whiteley

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by Jonah Barrington
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduced By: Jonah Barrington

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: REGINALD DIXON

at the organ of the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ralph Elman and his Bohemian Players

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Elman

: MOTOR CYCLING

The Manx Grand Prix: Senior Race The start and early stages of the 500 c.c. race from the Isle of Man Graham Walker and Alan Clarke at the Grandstand; George Carr at Ballacraine; Murray Walker at Ramsey and Alan Dixon at Creg-ny-Baa

Contributors

Unknown: Graham Walker
Unknown: Alan Clarke
Unknown: George Carr
Unknown: Alan Dixon

: MORNING STORY

From the North of England
'A Can of Petrol ' by Scholes Moore
Read by Doris Speed

Contributors

Unknown: Scholes Moore
Read By: Doris Speed

: News Summary MUSIC IN THE MODERN MANNER

The Ronnie Ross Sextet and the Lennie Best Quartet
Produced by Terry Henebery

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Ross Sextet
Produced By: Terry Henebery

: MOTOR CYCLING

The Manx Grand Prix: Senior Race
The progress of the race

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the organ of the Odeon Leicester Square, London

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: News

Summary
WORKERS' PLAYTIME
From an Underwear Factory at Leicester
The Kentones. Elton Hayes Jack Watson , Barbara Leigh
Harry Engleman (piano)
Vic Mortiboys (string-bass)
Bob Mansell (drums)
Introduced by James Pestridge Produced by Richard Maddock

Contributors

Unknown: Elton Hayes
Unknown: Jack Watson
Unknown: Barbara Leigh
Piano: Harry Engleman
Piano: Vic Mortiboys
Unknown: Bob Mansell
Introduced By: James Pestridge
Produced By: Richard Maddock

: MOTOR CYCLING

The Manx Grand Prix: Senior Race Further commentaries during the closing stages and finish of the 500 c.c. race from the Isle of Man

: News Summary THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Dennis Noble (baritone)
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Story: 'Jimmy. Woppy , Squeaker and the White Mouse ' by Mrs. K. G. White , told by Julia Lang.

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy. Woppy
Unknown: Mrs. K. G. White
Told By: Julia Lang.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including:
Letter from Sydney: Ida Jenkins sends more news of her life in Australia.
Learned from Life: the confessions of Ba Mason
Life-Saving with a Difference: David Roe recalls a holiday incident
Something to Read: recommendations Be Served or Serve Yourself: Patricia Brent collects views on self-service stores
Serial: ' The Talisman Ring' by Georgette Heyer
The fourth of twelve instalments Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Ida Jenkins
Unknown: David Roe
Unknown: Patricia Brent
Unknown: Georgette Heyer
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: GRAND HOTEL

Max Jaffa and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist: Mary Thomas

Contributors

Artist: Mary Thomas

: RACING

The Doncaster Cup
A handicap for three-year-olds and upwards over two miles and two furlongs.
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Claude Harrison as race-reader, at the Grandstand, and by Peter O'Sullevan from a point down the course
From the Townmoor Racecourse
Doncaster

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Claude Harrison
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Phil Tate and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Phil Tate

: News Summary MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Repeated on Friday at 11.15 a.m.

: 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; The American Edition of Transatlantic Turntable

A miscellany of music from across the Atlantic.
including
Latin-American Fiesta
with Tito Rodriguez, Eva Garza, Los Tres Diamantes, Toni Arden and Tito Pirente.
This Month's Guest: Aaron Copland
Swing and Sentiment from America's Bands and Choirs.
Presented by Carol Dadd.
(Recordings made available by courtesy of 'Voice of America')

Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Singer: Tito Rodriguez
Singer: Eva Garza
Group: Los Tres Diamantes
Singer: Toni Arden
Drummer: Tito Pirente
Guest: Aaron Copland
Presenter: Carol Dadd
Producer: Denys Gueroult

: Tonight at Six

Jimmy Kingsbury presents Tonight at Six
A record kaleidoscope.
including

First Rungs
The first record of a new recording artist.

Star of the Week: Peggy Lee

Old Wine in New Bottles
A tune of yesterday in the style of today.

Jazz Profile
Record highlights in the career of Duke Ellington recalled by Hector Stewart.

News Summary at 6.30

Contributors

Presenter: Jimmy Kingsbury Singer: Peggy Lee
Subject (Jazz Profile): Duke Ellington
Item presenter (Jazz Profile): Hector Stewart
Producer: Teddy Warrick

: The Archers

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

Contributors

Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason

: Sport

: News Summary; The Flying Doctor: 9: Cry Wolf

A series of stories based on the work of the Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service.

[Starring] James McKechnie and Bill Kerr
(BBC recording)
(Bill Kerr is appearing in 'You too, can have a Body' at the Victoria Palace, London; Brewster Mason is in 'Flowering Cherry' at the Haymarket Theatre, London)

Contributors

Script: Rex Rienits
Production: Vernon Harris
Doctor Chris Rogers: James McKechnie
Tommy O'Donnell: Bill Kerr
Jane Hudson: June Brunell
Doctor Schwartz: Brewster Mason
Sally MacAndrew: Bettina Dickson
Joe Barnes: Peter Carver
Mrs Barnes: Brenda Dunrich
Mary Barnes: Marlena Murray
Steve Clark: Colin Croft

: Those Record Years

Ken Sykora invites you to glance back at what the personalities of jazz and pop music were doing in 1931.

Contributors

Presenter: Ken Sykora

: News Summary; Variety Ahoy!

From H.M.S. Collingwood Fareham, Hampshire.
with Cardew Robinson, Rosemary Squires, Max Geldray, The Kentones
James Moody (piano), Ernie Shear (guitar), Tim Bell (double-bass)
Presented by Bill Gates.
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Comedian: Cardew Robinson
Singer: Rosemary Squires
Harmonicist: Max Geldray
Singers: The Kentones
Pianist: James Moody
Guitarist: Ernie Shear
Double-Bass: Tim Bell
Presenter: Bill Gates

: Mr. Bentley and Mr. Braden

[Starring] Bernard Braden and Dick Bentley
with Vivienne Martin
The singer, Lorrae Desmond
and 'Nearly Everybody Else', Bernard Cribbins
Music written and arranged by Bob Sharples and played by the BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard)
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
(BBC recording)
(Vivienne Martin is in 'For Amusement Only' at the Grand Theatre, Leeds)
To be repeated on Sunday at 7.0 p.m.

Contributors

Music written and arranged by: Bob Sharples
Music played by: The BBC Variety Orchestra
Orchestra leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script written by: David Climie
Script written by: Pat Dunlop
Producer: Leslie Bridgmont
Comedian: Bernard Braden
Comedian: Dick Bentley
Comedienne: Vivienne Martin
Singer: Lorrae Desmond
[Actor]: Bernard Cribbins

: News Summary; Join In and Sing

You are invited to Join In and Sing
with The People of London and The Maple Leaf Four, The Bob Brown Singers, Jackie Brown at the electric organ, Kathleen O'Hagan at the piano.

Contributors

Singers: The Maple Leaf Four
Singers: The Bob Brown Singers
Organist: Jackie Brown
Pianist: Kathleen O'Hagan
The singing led and the show produced by: Glyn Jones

: How to Manage Men

A light-hearted programme in which four women of experience, with vastly different views on how to manage men, give advice to women whose menfolk are sometimes difficult.
The panel: Frances Day, Charmian Innes, Vanessa Lee, Diana Graves
This week's male guest: Tony Van den Bergh
In the chair: Jacqueline Mackenzie

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Panellist: Frances Day
Panellist: Charmian Innes
Panellist: Vanessa Lee
Panellist: Diana Graves
Guest: Tony Van den Bergh
Chairman: Jacqueline MacKenzie
Programme devised by: Gwen Plumb
Programme devised by: Thelma Scott
Producer: C.F. Meehan

: Jazz Club

Small group jazz played by The Tony Kinsey Quintet, The Alan Clare Trio with Johnny Grant and some new recordings of American small groups.
Introduced by Dill Jones.

Contributors

Musicians: The Tony Kinsey Quintet
Musicians: The Alan Clare Trio
Pianist: Johnny Grant
Presenter: Dill Jones
Producer: Jimmy Grant

: News Summary; Cabaret

The Montmartre Players (Directed by Henry Krein), Julie Dawn and Sidney Bright at the piano.

Contributors

Musicians: The Montmartre Players
[Players] directed by: Henry Krein
Singer: Julie Dawn
Pianist: Sidney Bright

: Late News

: Big Ben; Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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