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: News Summary A SEQUENCE

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


Arranged By: Denys Gucroutt

: 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


An orchestral programme
In the style of Johnny Gregory and his Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Danny Levan ) with The Lower Strings
The Cha-Cha Orchestra
Produced by John Simmonds


Unknown: Johnny Gregory
Leader: Danny Levan
Produced By: John Simmonds

: People's Service

from St. Edward's Roman Catholic Church, Sutton Park. Guildford; conducted by Father
Gordon Albion
The Call to Christian Witness
4 — ' If you don't, who will ? '
Choirmaster, Father John Stapleton
Organist, Monica Martland


Unknown: Gordon Albion
Choirmaster: John Stapleton
Organist: Monica Martland


Records for Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologna 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, Warren Mitchell
Script by Ronald Wolfe, Ronald Chesney, and Marty Feldman
Produced by Trafford Whitelock


Unknown: Bernard Bresslaw
Unknown: Gladys Morgan
Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Script By: Ronald Chesney
Script By: Marty Feldmao
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett


Unknown: Kitty Bluett


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including Pocket Edition at 'The Thirty-nine Steps' starring
Kenneth More. Taina Elg
Brenda de Banzie. Barry Jones and James Hayter
Adaptation by Lyn Fairhurst
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 Kenneth More
Highlights From ' Carry On Nurse' starring
Shirley Eaton , Kenneth Connor
Charles Hawtrey , Hattie Jacques
Terence Longdon , Bill Owen and guest star, Wilfrid Hyde White
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Kenneth More.
Unknown: Barry Jones
Unknown: James Hayter
Unknown: Peter Noble
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Shirley Eaton
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Charles Hawtrey
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Terence Longdon
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Wilfrid Hyde White
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning


Sixty minutes of musical entertainment provided by the BBC Concert Orchestra (Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Cherry Lind
The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn
Ian Humphris and the Edward Rubach Quintet Introduced by John Hobday
Produced by Charles Beardsall


Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Conductor: Cherry Lind
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Conductor: Ian Humphris
Unknown: Edward Rubach
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: Charles Beardsall

: Richard Hurndall in 'IMPERIAL PALACE'

by Arnold Bennett adapted for radio In
ten episodes by Michael Black 3—' Dinner in the Restaurant '
Produced by Martyn C. Webster and David H. Godfrey


Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Unknown: Michael Black
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Storyteller: Simon Lack
Gracie Savott: Monica Grey
Sir Henry Savott: Richard Williams
Evelyn Orcham: Richard Hurndall
Maddix, a barman: James Thomason
Cappone restaurant manager: Jeffrey Segal
Nancy Penkethman: Peggy Gow
Lord Watlington: Ronald Baddiley
Maitre Planquet: John Hollis
Mrs O'Riordan: Dorothy Holmes-Gore

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit
He recently visited Solihull, Warwickshire, to meet local people who 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
Sung By: Jean Campbell
Sung By: Harold Smart
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

with Barbara Lyon , Richard Lyon
Molly Weir


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

: Beyond Our Ken

A sort of radio show
[Starring] Kenneth Horne
with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee, Patricia Lancaster


Comedian: Kenneth Horne
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Patricia Lancaster


for Palm Sunday
Community hymn-singing from St. John's Parish Church, Orange-field, Belfast, led by parish church choirs of East Belfast
Organist, Norman Scott
Conductor, Havelock Nelson
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher
All glony, laudi and honour (Tune,
St. Theodulph)
Ride on! (Tune, Winchester New)
0 sacred Head (Tune. Passion
When I survey the wondrous Cross
(Tune, Rockingham)
To the Name of our salvation (Tune.
When Jesus left his Father's throne
(Tune, Winchester Old)
Ye servants of God (Tune, Padereorn) Glory be to Jesus (Tune, Caswall)
Prayer and Blessing by the Rev. Samuel B. Crooks


Organist: Norman Scott
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Introduced By: Edgar Boucher
Unknown: Rev. Samuel B. Crooks

: Tommy Trinder introduces LONDON LIGHTS

with Norman Vaughan
William Dickie
Max Bacon
Léon Goossens
Anne Shelton
Max Wall
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jczard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by David Ellis
Produced by Bill Worsley


Unknown: Norman Vaughan
Unknown: William Dickie
Unknown: Max Bacon
Unknown: Léon Goossens
Unknown: Anne Shelton
Unknown: Max Wall
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: John Jczard
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 1,500m.

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