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Southern Serenade
Directed by Lou Whiteson
Norman Whiteley and his Sextet William Davies (electric organ)
Edward Rubach (piano)
News Summary at 7.30
At 7.45 on 1,500 m.
G.T.S.; Shipping Forecast


Directed By: Lou Whiteson
Directed By: Norman Whiteley
Unknown: William Davies
Piano: Edward Rubach

: News Summary

BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Conductor, Frank Cantell


Conductor: Frank Cantell


Sam Costa
Introduces your request records
News Summary at 9.30


Introduces: Sam Costa

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer


at the BBC theatre organ with Duncan Robertson (tenor)


Tenor: Duncan Robertson


The Gerald Crossman Players


Unknown: Gerald Crossman


' The Old Boys' by Douglas Railton
Read by Ivan Samson


Unknown: Douglas Railton
Read By: Ivan Samson


Script by Robert Turley


Script By: Robert Turley


Brigadier Bernard Adams


Unknown: Bernard Adams


Composers' Calendar
An anniversary programme celebrating the lives and music of Massenet and Dvorak
Written and introduced by Irene Prador
Produced by Denis LeweU


Introduced By: Irene Prador
Produced By: Denis Leweu


From the West of England Semprini
George Martin , Sheila Buxton
The Malcolm Mitchell Trio
Orchestra under the direction of Lawrence Adam
Introduced by Derek Jones Produced by Brian Patten


Unknown: George Martin
Unknown: Sheila Buxton
Unknown: Lawrence Adam
Introduced By: Derek Jones
Produced By: Brian Patten


A lunch-time session of rock, cha-cha, jazz and the top of the pops played by The Oscar Rabin Band Directed by David Ede with Lorie Mann , Rav Pilgrim and Colin Day featuring
The Hound Dogs, Clarinet plus Five
The Jazz Bag, Groovin' Guitar
Presented by John Hooper
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,600 m.


Directed By: David Ede
Unknown: Lorie Mann
Unknown: Rav Pilgrim
Unknown: Colin Day
Presented By: John Hooper


A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories, music
Today's story: 'Piggy and the Old Lady ' by Mrs. A. M. Brazier. told by Daphne Oxenford.
Catherine Edwards introduces the programmes this week


Unknown: Mrs. A. M. Brazier.
Told By: Daphne Oxenford.
Introduces: Catherine Edwards


Give us a Smile, Love: Jane Smith was convalescent
Out of the News: involving a topic of interest
St. Monica's Day: marked by a brief tribute to this workaday Saint
Arthur Marshall talking Reading Your Letters
Bees in His Bonnet: Reginald Gamble talks about a productive and not too strenuous hobby
' The Flame Trees of Thika 'by Elspeth Huxley
Abridged by Eileen Capel
Read by Fay Compton
The first of five readings
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
New* Summary at 2.30


Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Abridged By: Eileen Capel
Read By: Fay Compton
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson


Frank Cantell introduces his kind of music played by the BBC
West of England Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
News Summary at 3.30


Introduces: Frank Cantell
Leader: Frederick Lunnon


Harry Leader and his Band


Unknown: Harry Leader

: News Summary; Mrs. Dale's Diary

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Robert Turley
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.15 a.m.
Productions by Betty Davies and Wyn Knowles
Police traced Miss Webster to the Vicarage where she had gone hoping to persuade Mr. Humphries not to marry Dr. Claughton and her brother. On his refusing her demand, she tried to throw herself from a window. Although prevented from doing this, she subsequently collapsed and died. Isabel's private affairs caused her to neglect her work at Sarah.' Greatly provoked, Sally lost her temper and sacked her. Carlton had a row with Mrs. Fergusson, after coming home dirty and bleeding from a fight at school Mrs. Gudgeon told Mrs. Dale that Mrs. Mountford had now promised her a legacy.
Mrs. Dale, Ellis Powell ; Dr. Dale, James Dale ; Mrs. Freeman, Dorothy Lane ; Sally Fulton , Margaret Ward ; Richard Fulton , David March ; Bob Dale , Leslie Heritage ; Yenny Dale , Julia Braddock ; Mrs. Maggs , Grace Allardyce ; Grandfather Dale , Jack Shaw ; Carlton Dale , Glyn Dearman ; Gwen Owen , Aline Waites ; David Owen , Robin Lloyd ; Mr. Owen , Kenneth Evans ; Ivor Mitchell , Peter Tuddenham ; Joanna Mitchell , Peggy Butt ; Isabel Fielding , Thea Wells ; Kate Sylvester , Anne McGarth ;
. Maud French , Gwen Day Burroughs ;
Roy McGussie , Hugh Manning ; Patrick O'Hara , P. G. Stephens ; Maisie Miller , Sheila Manahan ; Annette Tremaxne , Ysanne Churchman ; Jeannie Fergus son, Catherine Salkeld ; Joan Moray , Olga Dickie ; Afrs. Mitchell, Dorothy Holmes-Gore ; Mario, John Cazabon.


Script By: Robert Turley
Unknown: Betty Davies
Unknown: Wyn Knowles
Unknown: Ellis Powell
Unknown: James Dale
Unknown: Dorothy Lane
Unknown: Sally Fulton
Unknown: Margaret Ward
Unknown: Richard Fulton
Unknown: David March
Unknown: Bob Dale
Unknown: Leslie Heritage
Unknown: Yenny Dale
Unknown: Julia Braddock
Unknown: Mrs. Maggs
Unknown: Grace Allardyce
Unknown: Grandfather Dale
Unknown: Jack Shaw
Unknown: Carlton Dale
Unknown: Glyn Dearman
Unknown: Gwen Owen
Unknown: Aline Waites
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Robin Lloyd
Unknown: Mr. Owen
Unknown: Kenneth Evans
Unknown: Ivor Mitchell
Unknown: Peter Tuddenham
Unknown: Joanna Mitchell
Unknown: Peggy Butt
Unknown: Isabel Fielding
Unknown: Thea Wells
Unknown: Kate Sylvester
Unknown: Anne McGarth
Unknown: Maud French
Unknown: Gwen Day Burroughs
Unknown: Roy McGussie
Unknown: Hugh Manning
Unknown: Patrick O'Hara
Unknown: P. G. Stephens
Unknown: Maisie Miller
Unknown: Sheila Manahan
Unknown: Annette Tremaxne
Unknown: Ysanne Churchman
Unknown: Jeannie Fergus
Unknown: Catherine Salkeld
Unknown: Joan Moray
Unknown: Olga Dickie
Unknown: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Unknown: John Cazabon.

: Flat Racing Results followed until 5.30 by THEN AND NOW

A programme of melodies old and new played by Sidney Bright and his Music with songs from
Julia Shelley and Brendan O'Dowda
Introduced by Colin Doran
Produced by John Fawcett Wilson


Played By: Sidney Bright
Unknown: Julia Shelley
Unknown: Brendan O'Dowda
Introduced By: Colin Doran
Produced By: John Fawcett Wilson

: News Summary ROUNDABOUT

Music for everyone
News, views, and interviews
The latest and the best of records
Your host tonight is
John Ellison
This edition includes
Roundabout's singer of the week:
Ronnie Carroll
Can I Help You?
Dudley Perkins 's Postbag
Desmond Carrington present*
The Singing Screen
Robert Gladwell introduce* a Roundabout tune
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic Dennis Wilson at the piano
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowita
Produced by Peter Duncan
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.


Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: Ronnie Carroll
Unknown: Dudley Perkins
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Robert Gladwell
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowita
Produced By: Peter Duncan

: News Summary; City of the Hidden Eyes: 2: The Cavity

A serial in eight episodes by Philip Levene
[Starring] Robert Urquhart and Gwen Cherrell with John Dearth


Writer: Philip Levene
Production: Michael Bakewell
Inspector Adams: John Dearth
Dr Andrew Gauge: Robert Urquhart
Helen Lomax: Gwen Cherrell
Cooper: Peter Claughton
Mrs Milne: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Dr Reid: Haydn Jones
Landlady: Joan Matheson
Police Sergeant: Trevor Martin

: News Summary Ken Dodd in IT'S GREAT TO BE YOUNG

with Peter Goodwright
Leonard Williams
The Barry Sisters
Judith Chalmers
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Directed by Alyn Ainsworth
Jimmy Leach at the electronic organ
Written by James Casey and Frank Roscoe
Produced by James Casey


Unknown: Peter Goodwright
Unknown: Leonard Williams
Unknown: Barry Sisters
Unknown: Judith Chalmers
Directed By: Alyn Ainsworth
Directed By: Jimmy Leach
Written By: James Casey
Written By: Frank Roscoe
Produced By: James Casey

: Peter Jones as Dudley Grosvenor declares that WE'RE IN BUSINESS

to Harry Worth also involved are Paddy Edwards
Jack Watson
Pamela Manson
Script by George Wadmore ,
George Evans , and Peter Jones Production by Charles Maxwell


Unknown: Harry Worth
Unknown: Paddy Edwards
Unknown: Jack Watson
Unknown: Pamela Manson
Script By: George Wadmore
Script By: George Evans
Script By: Peter Jones
Production By: Charles Maxwell

: News Summary Ted Heath introduces THE TED HEATH SHOW

Henry Mackenzie
Bob Efford
The Stan Tracey Quartet and also presents on record British and American artists
With whom he has been associated on his various world tours Produced by John Hooper


Unknown: Henry MacKenzie
Unknown: Bob Efford
Unknown: Stan Tracey Quartet
Produced By: John Hooper


with the tops in pop music
Presenting this week:
June Marlow
Johnny Webb
Don Lang
The Ken-Tones
The Ken Jones Music featuring Ken Jones at the piano and Ronnie Aldrich and the Squadcats
Introduced by Tim Gudgin Produced by John Kingdon
News Summary at 11.30


Unknown: Johnny Webb
Unknown: Don Lang
Unknown: Ken Jones
Unknown: Ronnie Aldrich
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 as.

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