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: The Chapel in the Valley

Sandy Macpherson invites you to The Chapel in the Valley


Presenter: Sandy MacPherson

: 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 Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.


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
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


provided by Ron Goodwin and his Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Ralph Elman )
Produced by John Simmonds


Provided By: Ron Goodwin
Leader: Ralph Elman
Produced By: John Simmonds

: People's Service

from St. Edward'si Roman Catholic Church, Sutton Park, Guild-ford, Surrey; conducted by Father Gordon Albion
The Call to Christian Witness
3 — ' Leaven in the Loaf '
Choirmaster, Father John Stapleton
Organist, Monica Martland


Conducted By: Father Gordon
Choirmaster: Father John Stapleton
Organist: Monica Martland


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 Trafford Whitelock


Unknown: Bernard Bresslaw
Unknown: Gladys Morgan
Script By: Ronald Wolfe.
Script By: Ronald Chesney
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor , Rosalind Knight
Laidman Browne


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Rosalind Knight
Unknown: Laidman Browne


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including Pocket Edition of ' The Angry Hills starring
Robert Mitchum , Stanley Baker Elisabeth Mueller , and Gia Scala
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
Gordon Scott
Highlights from
• The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ' starring
Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Stanley Baker
Unknown: Elisabeth Mueller
Unknown: Gia Scala
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Gordon Scott
Unknown: Danny Kaye
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
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

: Richard Hurndall in 'IMPERIAL PALACE'

by Arnold Bennett
Adapted for radio in ten episodes by Michael Black
2 — ' Evelyn Faces a Crisis '
Other parts plaved by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by Martyn C. Webster and David H. Godfrey


Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Storyteller: Simon Lack
Evelyn Orcham: Richard Hurndall
Grade Savott: Monica Grey
Miss MacLaren: Eva Stuart
Miss Cass: Joan Matheson
Mrs O'Riordan: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Mr Cousin: John Bryning-
Cyril Purkin: John Scott
Violet Powler: Isabel Dean

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit
He recently visited the Thames Embankment, London, to meet some of the people who work there. They talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


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.
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

7 — ' Set Another Place' with Barbara Lyon
Richard Lyon , Molly Weir


Unknown: Barbara Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Molly Weir

: 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 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 Exeter Cathedral led by Anglican and Free Church Choirs of Exeter and district
Hymns introduced by Martin Willson
My song is love unknown (Tune,
Love Unknown)
We saw thee not when thou didst come (Tune, Farmborough)
0 come and mourn with me awhile
(Tune, St. Cross)
Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle
(Tune, St. Thomas)
Nature with open volume stands
(Tune, Breslau)
The royal banners forward go (Tune,
Vexilla Regis )
0 sacred Head, sore wounded (Tune,
Passion Chorale)
In the Cross of Christ I glory (Tune,
All for Jesus)
Conductor, Lionel Dakers
Organist. S. M. Smith


Introduced By: Martin Willson
Unknown: Vexilla Regis
Conductor: Lionel Dakers
Unknown: M. Smith

: Tommy Trinder introduces LONDON LIGHTS

with Bill Pertwee
Bob Harvey Joan Turner
Rawicz and Landauer
Freddie Sales
Vera Lynn
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by David Ellis
Produced by Bill Worsley


Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Bob Harvey
Unknown: Joan Turner
Unknown: Freddie Sales
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: David Ellis
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 Frank Hooper


Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
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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