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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor. Harry Rabinowit *
Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry
Kalcolm Lockyer and his Orchestra
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
C.T.S.; Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Conductor: Harry Rabinowit
Conductor: David Curry
Conductor: Kalcolm Lockyer

: News Summary MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conducted by Arwel Hughes

Contributors

Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduced By: Lionel Gamlin

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn. and a prayer

: REGINALD PORTER-BROWN

at the organ of the Granada, Tooting

: MORNING STORY

From the North of England
' The Bees have stopped Working by Bill Naughton
Read by Tom Harrison

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Naughton
Read By: Tom Harrison

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Robert Turley

Contributors

Script By: Robert Turley

: News Summary CONTINENTAL SERENADE

A light-hearted half-hour with Jacques Vallez and his Septet

Contributors

Unknown: Jacques Vallez

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Listeners' requests
Introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: News Summary

from a factory canteen in Stockport
Morecambe and Wise
Sheila Buxton , Denis Goodwin
The Gaunt Brothers accompanied by The Harry Hayward Trio
Introduced by Randal Herley
Produced by James Casey

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Buxton
Unknown: Denis Goodwin
Introduced By: Randal Herley
Produced By: James Casey

: LUNCH DATE

with the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon and Kathie Kay
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Conductor: Kathie Kay

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'Blossom the Calf by Margaret Gore , told by Dorothy Smith.

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Gore
Told By: Dorothy Smith.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Learned from Life: Kenneth Horne speaks from his experience.
The Paper Boy: Joy Hunt tells of her schoolboy son's enterprise
Good Cooks' Club: Pattie Fisher, Mary Reynolds, and John Fuller discuss flavourings with Jean Metcalfe.
Reading Your Letters
A Doctor's Wife is Never III: Muriel Murray speaks from experience
Serial: ' Among the Cedars by Dorothy Wright Read by June Tobin
The eighth of twelve instalments Introduced by Teresa McGonagle
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Unknown: Muriel Murray
Unknown: Dorothy Wright
Read By: June Tobin
Introduced By: Teresa McGonagle

: GRAND HOTEL

Reginald Leopold and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist, Patricia Varley
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Unknown: Reginald Leopold
Artist: Patricia Varley

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Band of the Royal Artillery
Conducted by Major S. V. Hays
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Major S. V. Hays

: News Summary MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Robert Turley

Contributors

Script By: Robert Turley

: STAGE AND SCREEN

Music from theatre and films played by the BBC
West of England Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon ) Conductor, Frank Cantell

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell

: News Summary ROUNDABOUT

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:
Jimmy Lloyd Crosby Cameo
Hints for Outdoor Activities
Underwater Swimming by Rowena Ker
Six-fifteen Spin
Science Spot
Dr. H. Banfield on colour in foodstuffs
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic by Brian Groombridgie
Teenage Talking Point
Dennis Wilson at the piano Produced by Jack Singleton
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Jimmy Lloyd
Unknown: Crosby Cameo
Unknown: Rowena Ker
Unknown: Dr. H. Banfield
Unknown: Brian Groombridgie
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Produced By: Jack Singleton

: The Archers

A story of country folk.

: 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'
13-Northern Ireland (i)
The first panel of contestants representing Northern Ireland is:
Mary Faris (Belfast)
Housewife
Neil Ross (Belfast) Chartered accountant
Thomas Murphy (Londonderry)
Civil servant
Robert Gunning (Belfast)
Civil servant
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: Mary Faris
Unknown: Neil Ross
Unknown: Thomas Murphy
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: 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

: 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

: Kenneth Home in BEYOND OUR KEN

A sort of radio show 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
Produced by Jacques Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Patricia Lancaster
Unknown: Fraser Hayes
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Conductor: Eric Merriman
Conductor: Barry Took
Conductor: Edwin Braden
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: News Summary SEMPRINI SERENADE

tntroducing 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

Contributors

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

: JAZZ CLUB

Humphrey Lyttelton introduces
Clara Ward and the Ward Singers from America and miV.c by the Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Presented by Terry Henebery

Contributors

Introduces: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Clara Ward
Presented By: Terry Henebery

: News Summary The Marimberos

Directed by Ronald Hanmer invite you to relax to the rhythm of LATIN-AMERICAN LULLABY

Contributors

Directed By: Ronald Hanmer

: Close Down

Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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