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: News Summary A SEQUENCE

of music for the beginning of the day
Arranged by Denys Gueroult


Arranged By: Denys Gueroult

: 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
Mrs Fairbrother: Joy Davies
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Grey: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Basil Jones
Ned Larkln: Bill Payne
Mabel Larkin: Kay Hudson
Jimmy Grange: Alan Rothwell


An uninterrupted 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

: Wilfred Pickles in HAVE A GO!

Old Age Pensioners of Chelmsford with Mabel at ' The Table ' and Harry Hudson at the piano
Presented by Stephen Williams


Presented By: Stephen Williams


from Headingley Methodist Church, Leeds; conducted by the Rev. Norman Snaith , D.D ., President of the Methodist Conference
' Pioneers '
4—The ' Second Isaiah':
The Hidden Servant
Organist. James H. Grisdale
Choirmistress, Agnes L. Clayton


Unknown: Rev. Norman Snaith , D.D
Organist: James H. Grisdale
Unknown: Agnes L. Clayton

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

Some news of current programmes


Records for Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Bill Crozier


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Bill Crozier


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

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in EDUCATING ARCHIE

with Bernard Bresslaw
Gladys Morgan , Dick Emery
Script by Ronald Wolfe
Ronald Chesney. and Marty Feldman
Produced by Jacques Brown


Unknown: Bernard Bresslaw
Unknown: Gladys Morgan
Unknown: Dick Emery
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Script By: Ronald Chesney.
Script By: Marty Feldman
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , Rosalind Knight
Laidman Browne
Script written by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Rosalind Knight
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Written By: Bernard Botting
Written By: Charles Hart
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and Including:
Pocket Edition of ' Mardi Gras' starring
Pat Boone. Christine Carere Tommy Sands , Sheree North Gary Crosby. and Fred Clark Adaptation by Roy Bradford
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: Kim Novak
Highlights from:
' Bachelor of Hearts ' starring Hardy Kruger
Sylvia Syms. Ronald Lewis
Eric Barker and Miles Malleson
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Pat Boone.
Unknown: Christine Carere
Unknown: Tommy Sands
Unknown: Sheree North
Unknown: Gary Crosby.
Unknown: Fred Clark
Unknown: Roy Bradford
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Hardy Kruger
Unknown: Sylvia Syms.
Unknown: Ronald Lewis
Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: Miles Malleson
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Ron Goodwin in MELODY HOUR

Eve Boswell
The Dennis Wilson Trio and the Ron Goodwin Orchestra
Introduced by Roy Williams
Produced by Travers Thorneloe


Unknown: Ron Goodwin
Introduced By: Roy Williams
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: Norman Shelley and Frank Windsor in ' THE FIRM OF GIRDLESTONE '

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle adapted as a radio serial in six parts by Norman Edwards
3—' For the Honour of the Firm'
Other parts played by Bernard Rebel Arthur Ridley and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by Wilfrid Grantham


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown: Norman Edwards
Played By: Bernard Rebel
Played By: Arthur Ridley
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Narrator: Peter Claughton
John Girdlestone: Norman Shelley
Ezra Girdlestone: Frank Windsor
Mr Gilray: John Boddtngton
Major Clutterbuck: Eric Anderson
Von Baumser: Frederick Schiller
Kate Harston: Sulwen Morgan
Tom Dimsdale: Peter Halliday

: A Year of Sport

Brian Johnston turns the pages month by month of the Outside Broadcasts Sports Diary for 1958 and invites Rex Alston, Raymond Baxter, W. Barrington Dalby, Raymond Glendenning, Henry Riddell, John Snagge, Alun Williams and Gordon Williams to introduce BBC recordings of the year's sporting highlights.


Presenter: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Rex Alston
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: W. Barrington Dalby
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Henry Riddell
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Alun Williams
Unknown: Gordon Williams
Edited and produced by: Michael Hastings

: Come on along and listen to Norrie Paramor and his BANJO BAND

with The Ragtimers
Presented by Johnnie Stewart


Presented By: Johnnie Stewart


A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee , Julie Dawn Franklyn Boyd , Jean Campbell
The Coronets with the Steve Race Four and Harold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart


Sung By: Benny Lee
Sung By: Julie Dawn
Sung By: Franklyn Boyd
Sung By: Jean Campbell
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart


Al Read turns life round to show us the funny side and introduces some friends from the world of music along with The Allegros and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Produced by Ronnie Taylor


Conducted By: Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By: Ronnie Taylor

: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield in TAKE IT FROM HERE

with Wallas Eaton
The Keynotes
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowita
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell


Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowita
Script By: Frank Muir
Script By: Denis Norden
Produced By: Charles Maxwell


: Jack Train plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme


from Palmerston Place Parish Church, Edinburgh, with the choirs of the Haymarket District of Edinburgh, conducted by Graham Gould
Hymns Introduced by the Minister. the Rev. Graham W . Hardy
Organist, Bryce Gould Thankfulness and Hope
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
(Tune. Praise, my soul)
(Continued in next column)
The Lord's my Shepherd (Tuns,
Orlington 93)
Now thank we all our God (Tune,
Nun danket)
Child in the manger (Tune. Bunessan) Who is he in yonder stall? (Tune,
Peace, perfect peace (Tune, Pax
March on. my soul, with strength
(Tune, Christchurch)
0 God of Bethel (Tune. Salzburg 125)


Conducted By: Graham Gould
Organist: Rev. Graham W Hardy
Organist: Bryce Gould

: Tommy Trindcr introduces LONDON LIGHTS

with Tom Mennard
The Radio Revellers
Peter Jones
Max Jaffa
Shirley Bassey
Jimmy Wheeler
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by David Ellis with additional material by Roy Park
Produced by Bill Worsley


Unknown: Tom Mennard
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Max Jaffa
Unknown: Shirley Bassey
Unknown: Jimmy Wheeler
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: David Ellis
Unknown: Roy Park
Produced By: Bill Worsley


Introducing old ones, new ones loved ones, neglected ones by Semprini at the piano featuring his own arrangements for piano and orchestra
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader. Antony Gilbert )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz Produced, by Jacques Brown


Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Jacques Brown



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

: Moonglow

Music for dreamers and melodies for romance styled by DON LORUSSO
Presented by Sheila Anderson


Unknown: Don Lorusso
Presented By: Sheila Anderson


Christian words and music


: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on1,500 m.

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