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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Eugene Pint
Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry
Billy Ternent and his Orchestra
At 6.45 on 1,500 m. G.T.S.; Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Conducted By: Eugene Pint
Conductor: David Curry
Conductor: Billy Ternent

: News Summary MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by Richard Murdoch
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Murdoch

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: CHARLES SMITTON

at the organ of the Odeon Theatre, Leeda

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: MORNING STORY

' The New Miss Eigenmann' by Barry Bermange
Read by Margot van der Burgh

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Bermange
Read By: Margot van Der Burgh

: News Summary Sidney Davey and his Players provide MUSIC TILL MIDDAY

with Doreen Lesley (soprano)

Contributors

Soprano: Doreen Lesley

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

: News Summary WORKERS' PLAYTIME

from the canteen of a laboratory in Newcastle upon Tyne
Freddie Sales
Brendan O'Dowda
Dick Irwin
The Taverners
The Harry Hayward Trio
Introduced by Randal Herley Produced by Geoff Lawrence

Contributors

Unknown: Brendan O'Dowda
Unknown: Dick Irwin
Introduced By: Randal Herley
Produced By: Geoff Lawrence

: WINTER SUNSHINE

A musical escape to blue skies
Return Ticket issued to George Mikea
Your courier, Denys Gueroult
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: George Mikea
Unknown: Denys Gueroult

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Nursery rhymes, stories, music for children under five
Today's story: ' Gustavus Adolphus ,' by Mrs. J. Awdry , told by Daphne Oxenford.

Contributors

Unknown: Gustavus Adolphus
Unknown: Mrs. J. Awdry
Told By: Daphne Oxenford.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

From the Midlands including
Marjorie Pollard describes the Easter parish meeting; Alice Massie makes a suggestion for retirement; Joan Elliott visits the Leicester Letter-Writers; Cicely Williams recalls a fondue party; Sir Steuart Wilson introduces songs from ' A Shropshire Lad' sung by Ronald Bristol
Introduced by Helen May
Serial: The Small Miracle'
. by Paul Gallico
Read by Hugh David
The last instalment
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Pollard
Unknown: Alice Massie
Unknown: Joan Elliott
Unknown: Cicely Williams
Introduces: Sir Steuart Wilson
Sung By: Ronald Bristol
Introduced By: Helen May
Unknown: Paul Gallico
Read By: Hugh David

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist, Gwen Davies
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Gwen Davies

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Band of the Royal Corps of Signals
Conducted by Major John L. Judd, M.B.E.
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Major John L. Judd, M.B.E.

: News Summary MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony
Mrs. Dale, Ellis Powell : Dr. Dale, Norman Claridge ; Mrs. Freeman, Dorothy Lane ; Sally, Margaret Ward ; Richard, David March; Bob, Leslie Heritage ; Grandfather Dale, Jack Shaw ; Alec, Stuart Nichol ; Miriam, Brenda Dunrich ; Janet, Pamela Binns ; Henry Freeman , Preston Lockwood ; Gwen, Aline Waites ; David, Robin Lloyd ; Dr. Claughton, Molly Rankin ; Mrs. Mc-Gussie, Madeleine Christie ; John Webster , Emerton Court ; Miss Webster, Nan Marriott-Watson ; Kate, Anne McGrath ; Annette Tremayne , Ysanne Churchman
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony
Unknown: Ellis Powell
Unknown: Norman Claridge
Unknown: Dorothy Lane
Unknown: Margaret Ward
Unknown: Leslie Heritage
Unknown: Jack Shaw
Unknown: Stuart Nichol
Unknown: Brenda Dunrich
Unknown: Pamela Binns
Unknown: Henry Freeman
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Unknown: Aline Waites
Unknown: Robin Lloyd
Unknown: Molly Rankin
Unknown: Madeleine Christie
Unknown: John Webster
Unknown: Emerton Court
Unknown: Nan Marriott-Watson
Unknown: Anne McGrath
Unknown: Annette Tremayne
Unknown: Ysanne Churchman

: News Summary ROUNDABOUT

Easter Edition
Music for everyone
News, views and interviews
The latest and the best of records
Your host tonight is
Ken Sykora
This edition includes
Roundabout's singer of the week:
Eric Wilson-Hyde with Hugo D' Alton (mandolin) and Chick Laval (guitar)
Crosby Cameo
Looking for a Job?
Fred Hubert suggests a car mechanic
Six-fifteen Spin: Music of Spring
Science Spot
John Hillaby on a new way with eggs
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic by Brian Groombridge
Teenage Talking Point:
Should young people go away together?
Dennis Wilson at the piano Produced by Jack Singleton
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Eric Wilson-Hyde
Unknown: Hugo D' Alton
Guitar: Chick Laval
Unknown: Fred Hubert
Unknown: John Hillaby
Unknown: Brian Groombridge
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Produced By: Jack Singleton

: The Archers

A story of country folk.

: SPORT

Ian Wooldridge on the Easter fixture*

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Wooldridge

: News Summary WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

Franklin Engelmann is the chairman of this general knowledge contest in which listeners from all over the British Isles compete for the title
' Brain of Britain 1959'
11-Wales (ii)
The second panel of contestants representing Wales is:
Glenna Conway (Aberystwyth)
Housewife
Eldon Smith (Resolven, Glam.)
Assistant Headmaster
Laurence Stewart (Flint)
Borough Treasurer
Robert Evans (Bangor)
Schoolteacher
The programme also Includes
'Hear! Hear!
A test of memory for listeners at home and in the audience
Devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Glenna Conway
Unknown: Eldon Smith
Unknown: Laurence Stewart
Unknown: Robert Evans
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: You are invited to JOIN IN AND SING

with the people of London and Bob and Alf Pearson
The Welwyn Garden City
Male Voice Choir
Conductor, Gordon Williams
Jackie Brown at the electric organ
Kathleen O'Hagan at the piano
The singing directed and the show produced by Glyn Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Alf Pearson
Conductor: Gordon Williams
Conductor: Jackie Brown
Unknown: Kathleen O'Hagan
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: News Summary ANY ANSWERS?

A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to the views expressed in last Friday's ' Any Questions ? '
Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Vivian Ogilvie

Contributors

Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Vivian Ogilvie

: Beyond Our Ken

A sort of radio show
[Starring] Kenneth Horne
with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee, Patricia Lancaster, The Fraser Hayes Four
and the BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard)
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Eric Merriman and Barry Took wrote the script and Edwin Braden the incidental music

Contributors

Comedian: Kenneth Horne Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Patricia Lancaster
Unknown: Fraser Hayes
Musicians: The BBC Variety Orchestra
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script: Eric Merriman
Script: Barry Took
Music written by: Edwin Braden
Producer: Jacques Brown

: News Summary Thirty-Minute Theatre 'THE SHADRACH PALM'

A play for radio by Edgar Mittelholzer
Drummer, Emmanuel Myers Production by Robin Midgley
Bryanston, a government surveyor in British Guiana, takes his assistant Wilkes into the bush for the first time, where both of them come under the strange influence of the Shadrach Palm.

Contributors

Unknown: Edgar Mittelholzer
Unknown: Emmanuel Myers
Production By: Robin Midgley
Bryanston: Baliol Holloway
Wilkes: Frank Windsor
Jackson: John Harrison

: Wilfred Pickles asks WHERE ARE YOU NOW ?

Have you lost touch with old friends, neighbours, workmates, or comrades in the Forces?
Wilfred would like to help bring about a reunion by telling your story and playing a record for you

: JAZZ CLUB

Preview of Beaulieu
Modern jazz played by The Tony Kinsey Group
The Jazzmakers and guest artists:
Kathleen Stobart and Bert Courtley
Introduced by Peter Burman
Presented by Cyril Drake From the Recital Room,
Royal Festival Hall, London

Contributors

Artists: Kathleen Stobart
Artists: Bert Courtley
Introduced By: Peter Burman
Presented By: Cyril Drake

: News Summary LATE NIGHT RENDEZVOUS

Sidney Bright and his Music with Belle Gonzalez

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Bright
Unknown: Belle Gonzalez

: 'AND IT WAS NIGHT*

A short devotion for Maundy Thursday

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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