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


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


Unknown: John Jezard
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet

: Wilfred Pickles in ' HAVE A GO ! '

Selkirk with Mabel at ' The Table' and Harry Hudson at the piano
Presented by Stephen Williams


Unknown: Harry Hudson
Presented By: Stephen Williams

: People's Service

from St. Peter's Parish Church, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, conducted by the Venerable C. J. Stranks , Archdeacon of Auckland
' Working for a Living'
1—' Work and the Bible'
Organist, Joseph Dykes


Unknown: J. Stranks
Organist: Joseph Dykes


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

: 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)
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
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Script By: Ronald Chesney
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

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


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Rosalind Knight
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Unknown: Jimmy Lavall
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 ' The Roots of Heaven ' starxing Errol Flymn
Trevor Howard , Juliette Greco
Eddie Albert , Orson Welles
Paul Lukas , and. Herbert Lom 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 Ronald Neame and Richard Kenderdine
Highlights From
The Lady is a Square starring Anna Neagle
Frankie Vaughan , and Janette Scott
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Errol Flymn
Unknown: Trevor Howard
Unknown: Juliette Greco
Unknown: Eddie Albert
Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Paul Lukas
Unknown: Herbert Lom
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Ronald Neame
Unknown: Richard Kenderdine
Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Frankie Vaughan
Unknown: Janette Scott
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Max Jaffa in Melody Hour

with Janet Waters
The William Davies Quartet and the Max Jaffa Orchestra
Introduced by David Geary Produced by James Dufour


Unknown: William Davies Quartet
Introduced By: David Geary
Produced By: James Dufour

: William Sylvester and Jill Melford in 'MING YELLOW'

by John P. Marquand
Adapted for radio and produced by Mary Hope Allen
2 — ' A Journey Begins '
The action takes place in China in 1932


Unknown: John P. Marquand
Produced By: Mary Hope Allen
Rodney Jones: William Sylvester
Mel Newall: Jill Melford
Philip Liu: David Spenser
Paul Steuben: John Scott
Edwin Newall: John Salew
Liang: Frank Atkinson
Chinese Officer: John Hollis
Room Boy: John Hollis


A winter programme looking back to last summer and forward to next
Memories of sunlit days and leisure hours to come
You are invited to hear about
A visit to Southsea with Robert Reid
A holiday in Ischia from C. Gordon Glover and listen to music from Vienna presented by Paul Martin
Ted Appleton and Bill Cormack travel experts, are on hand with up-to-the-minute items of holiday interest
Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Produced by Arthur Phillips


Unknown: Robert Reid
Unknown: C. Gordon Glover
Presented By: Paul Martin
Presented By: Ted Appleton
Presented By: Bill CormacK
Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Arthur Phillips


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

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in ' LIFE WITH THE LYONS'

1-' Voyage Home ' with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Molly Weir , Doris Rogers
Harry Fowler , Lillian Grasson
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet


Unknown: Barbara Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Doris Rogers
Unknown: Harry Fowler
Unknown: Lillian Grasson
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet

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

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


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


Community hymn-singing from Thomas Street Methodist Church, Portadown, County Armagh
Organist, William Jamison
Conductor, Alex Watson
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher
Jesus, we look to thee (Tune, Reuben) Now let us see thy beauty, Lord
(Tune, Edgware)
Son of God, if thy free grace (Tune,
What a friend we have in Jesus
(Tune. What a Friend)
Hark!. hark. my soul! (Tune, Pilgrims)
How do thy mercies close me round
(Tune, Saxby)
Shepherd divine, our wants relieve
(Tune, Arnold's)
In heavenly love abiding (Tune,
Prayer and blessing by the Rev. John B. Jennings


Organist: William Jamison
Conductor: Alex Watson
Introduced By: Edgar Boucher
Unknown: Rev. John B. Jennings

: Tommy Trinder introduces LONDON LIGHTS

with Norman Vaughan
John Hauxvell
George Martin
Leon Goossens
Shirley Abicair
Eric Barker
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: Norman Vaughan
Unknown: John Hauxvell
Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Leon Goossens
Unknown: Shirley Abicair
Unknown: Eric Barker
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: John Jezard
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 Rabinowita
Produced by Frank Hooper


Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowita
Produced By: Frank Hooper


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


Presented By: Sheila Anderson


Christian words and music

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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