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BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway)
Conducted by Arwel Hughes
BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader. Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Harold Smart (electric organ)
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.34)


Conducted By: Arwel Hughes
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Conductor: Harold Smart


BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent ) Conductor, Jack Leon


Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac) presents CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES

Some more of the records you have asked to hear
News Summary at 9.30

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer


The best of today's ' pop ' entertainment featuring
Johnny Duncan and his Blue Grass Boys
The Jazz Cellar
Laurie Gold and the Pieces of Eight
Cat's Call
Disc stars you've requested
This week's recording artists
The Coronets, Glen Mason
Joan Savage
With the Ken Jones Quartet
The Pete Curtis
Folk and Blues Quintet
New to You
Spinning the latest releases
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Produced by Jimmy Grant
News Summaries at 10.30 and 11.30


Unknown: Johnny Duncan
Unknown: Glen Mason
Unknown: Pete Curtis
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: Round the British Isles with TOP OF THE FORM

John Ellison , Robert MacDermot


Question-Masters: John Ellison
Question-Masters: Robert MacDermot

: News Summary SPOTLIGHT

A musical focus on people places, and things the world over
This week: New York
Presented by John Powell Research by Neil Stevens


Presented By: John Powell
Unknown: Neil Stevens


A magazine programme including:
Football League: Charles Buchan in London, Charles Harrold in Birmingham, and Bill Bothwell in Manchester give the latest news and their opinions about this afternoon's games Scottish League: by David Francey Racing: Raymond Glendenning and Harry Middleton sum up the prospects for the Manchester November Handicap and the Hennessy Gold Cup from Manchester and Cheltenham Rugby League: by Alan Dixon
Cricket: A summary of the day's play in the match between New South Wales and M.C.C. at Sydney
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay


Unknown: Charles Buchan
Unknown: Charles Harrold
Unknown: Bill Bothwell
Unknown: David Francey
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Harry Middleton
Unknown: Alan Dixon
Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay


Jack Payne introduces popular gramophone records from here, there, and everywhere


Introduces: Jack Payne


A series of sound-track adaptations of popular first feature films
The new Associated British naval comedy
starring Guy Rolfe
Alan White , Michael Hordern and Ronald Shiner and introducing
Anne Kimbell and Nadine Tallier
Programme presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale


Unknown: Guy Rolfe
Unknown: Alan White
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Ronald Shiner
Unknown: Anne Kimbell
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale

: The Ray Ellington Quartet in THE JUKE BOX CLUB

Thirty minutes of musical entertainment with Valerie Masters
Presented by John Hooper


Presented By: John Hooper


Commentary on the second half of one of today's League matches
4.8 app. Classified half-time scores

: Eamonn Andrews introduces SPORTS REPORT

A comprehensive and up-to-the-minute survey of the day's sport
5.0 Football and Racing
The day's results read by John Webster
5.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and interviews from the grounds
First Division: Arsenal v. Nottingham Forest; Bolton Wanderers v. Manchester United; Burnley v. Wolverhampton Wanderers: Preston North End v. Portsmouth West Bromwich Albion v. Blackburn Rovers
Second Division: Fulham v. Cardiff City; Sheffield Wednesday v. Bristol City
Scottish League: David Francey on an outstanding match
Boxing: A preview by Jim McIntosh of Wednesday's Amateur International between England and Czechoslovakia
Information Desk
Experts answer your questions and problems concerning sport
Talking Sport
Leading players, administrators, and Journalists join Eamonn Andrews to discuss topics of the moment
5.52 app. Classified
Football Results
Produced by Angus Mackay


Read By: John Webster
Unknown: Bolton Wanderers
Unknown: David Francey
Unknown: Jim McIntosh
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: Guitar Club

with Ken Sykora, The Guitar Club Group (Led by Ike Isaacs)
and guests for this week: Fitzroy Coleman, Dorita y Pepe
Introduced by Ken Sykora.


Guitarist/Presenter: Ken Sykora
Musicians: The Guitar Club Group
Guitar Club Group led by: Ike Isaacs
Guitarist: Fitzroy Coleman
Guitarists: Dorita y Pepe
Producer: John Kingdon

: Just Jazz presents: An American in Paris

Sim Copans, with the aid of records, surveys the contemporary Parisian jazz scene.


Presenter: Sim Copans
Producer: Jack Dabbs

: Association Football

Charles Buchan summarises the day's outstanding games.


Summariser: Charles Buchan

: News Summary; Saturday Night on the Light

Charles Richardson spends Saturday Night on the Light
with amongst other recorded music The Jack Coles Orchestra

Visitors he is expecting include: J.B. Boothroyd, Nina Epton, Cyril Fletcher, Dino Galvaul

Lionel Gamlin telling a short story

Brian Johnston with his headliner

Phil Park at the piano with musical comedy memories

and Ewan Solon as 'Private Detective'

News Summary at 8.30 and 9.30


Presenter/Continuity script: Charles Richardson
Musicians: The Jack Coles Orchestra
Guest: J.B. Boothroyd
Guest: Nina Epton
Guest: Cyril Fletcher
Guest: Dino Galvaul
Storyteller: Lionel Gamlin
Item presenter: Brian Johnston
Comedian/pianist: Phil Park
Private Detective: Ewan Solon
Outside broadcasts arranged by: Michael Hastings
Associate Producer: Richard Francis
Edited and produced by: John Bridges

: BBC Dancing Club

You are invited to dance to the music of Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra featuring all that is best in ballroom dancing.


Musicians: Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra

: Pick of the Pops

David Jacobs presents Pick of the Pops
including a review of the current best-selling popular records, as well as some of the very latest issues.

News Summary at 11.30


Presenter: David Jacobs
Producer: Derek Chinnery

: Big Ben; Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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