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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader. Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowita
William Davies (theatre organ)
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowita
Conductor: William Davies

: News Summary MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent ) Conductor, Jack Leon

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac) presents CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES

Some more of the records you have asked to hear
News Summary at 9.30

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: SATURDAY CLUB

The best of today's ' pop ' entertainment featuring
The Five Dallas Boys
Franklyn Boyd
The Betty Smith Quintet
The Jazz Cellar
Kenny Ball and his Band
Cat's Call
Disc stars you've requested
This week's recording artists
Lome Lesley
Al Saxon
The Ken Jones Five
New to You
Spinning the latest release*
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Produced by Jimmy Grant
News Summary at 10.30 and 11.30

Contributors

Unknown: Franklyn Boyd
Unknown: Betty Smith
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Unknown: Ken Jones
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: WHAT DO YOU KNOW P

A competition for the title
' Brain of Britain 1959' ll-Wales (ii)

: News Summary HIGHLIGHT

presents a musical anthology for Eastertide
Arranged by Denis LeweU

Contributors

Arranged By: Denis Leweu

: SPORTS PARADE

What's On Today? including
Football League: Charles Buchan in London. Charles Harrold in Birmingham, and Bill Bothwell in Manchester give the latest news and opinions about this afternoon's games Scottish League: by David Francey
Racing: Raymond Glendenning on the prospects for the meeting at Kempton Park
The Boat Race: John Snagge on the 105th race between Oxford and Cambridge
Rugby League: by Alan Dixon
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Buchan
Unknown: Bill Bothwell
Unknown: David Francey
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Alan Dixon
Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: MOVIE MATINEE

Sound-track adaptations of popular first feature films
' The Man in Grey' starring
Margaret Lockwood , James Mason
Phyllis Calvert , Stewart Granger
Sound-track by courtesy of The Rank Organisation
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Lockwood
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Phyllis Calvert
Unknown: Stewart Granger
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale

: BANDSTAND

Fairey Aviation Works Band Conducted by Leonard Lamb

Contributors

Conducted By: Leonard Lamb

: RACING

at Kempton Park
The Rosebery Stakes
Run over one mile and two furlongs
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Roger Mortimer : from the Grandstand

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Roger Mortimer

: THE BOAT RACE

See panel and page 4

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Commentary on the second half of one of today's League matches t.5 app. Classified Half-time Scores

: CRICKET SCHOOL

Rex Alston visits the Middlesex County Cricket School and meets the coaches and the county, club, and schoolboy cricketers who are preparing for the coming season

Contributors

Unknown: Rex Alston

: Eamonn Andrews introduces SPORTS REPORT

A comprehensive and up-to-the-minute survey of the day's sport
5.0 Football and Racing
The day's results read by John Webster
5.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and interviews from the grounds
1st Division: Arsenal v. West Ham United, Everton v. Aston Villa, Manchester City v. Nottingham Forest, Preston North End u. Wolverhampton Wanderers, West Bromwich Albion v. Blackpool tnd Division: Sunderland v. Middlesbrough, Swansea Town v. Bristol City Scottish League: David Francey on an outstanding match
Rugby Union: Cardiff v. Barbarians, by Wilfred Wooller
Table Tennis: Victor Barna reports on the World Championships from Dortmund
Information Desk
Experts answer your questions and problems concerning sport
Talking Sport
Leading players, administrators, and journalists join Eamonn Andrews to discuss topics of the moment
5.52 app. Classified
Football Results
Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Read By: John Webster
Unknown: Preston North
Unknown: David Francey
Unknown: Wilfred Wooller
Unknown: Victor Barna
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: GUITAR CLUB

with Ken Sykora
The Guitar Club Group
(Led by Ike Isaacs ) and guests for this week:
Roger Griffiths , Terry Walsh
Introduced by Ken Sykora
Presented by John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Ike Isaacs
Unknown: Roger Griffiths
Unknown: Terry Walsh
Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Presented By: John Kingdon

: Steve Race introduces JUST JAZZ

A programme of traditional mainstream, and modern jazz on gramophone records
Produced by Jack Dabbs

Contributors

Produced By: Jack Dabbs

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Charles Buchan summarises the day's outstanding games

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Buchan

: JAZZ SATURDAY

Dixieland and After
See above and page 5
PART 1

: News Summary LIGHT MUSIC FROM GERMANY

The South-West German
Light Orchestra
Conductor. Willi Stech
(Recording made available by courtesy of Slidwestfunk, Baden-Baden)

Contributors

Conductor: Willi Stech

: BBC DANCING CLUB

You are invited to dance to the music of Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra featuring all that is best in ballroom dancing
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester
Produced By: David Miller

: David Jacobs presents PICK OF THE POPS

including a review of the current best-selling popular records as well as some of the very latest issues
Produced by Derek Chinnery
News Summary at 11.30

Contributors

Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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