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with ' David '
David Edwards , Aled Thomas
The Silver Stars
Conductor, Hubert C. Williams
Raymond Mosley (violin) John Shinebourne (cello)
Leonard Morris (piano)
Programme arranged and conducted by Rae Jenkins


Unknown: David Edwards
Unknown: Aled Thomas
Conductor: Hubert C. Williams
Violin: Raymond Mosley
Cello: John Shinebourne
Piano: Leonard Morris
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins

: News Summary Carroll Gibbons ON THE AIR

Joy Worth
(In a recorded programme) recalls, with records the individual piano style of this celebrated artist


Unknown: Joy Worth

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

A story of country folk.


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 uninterrupted selection of familiar tunes featuring the BBC Variety Orchestra with the String Choir
(Led by John Jezard )
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet


Unknown: John Jezard
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet

: Patrick Barr and Pauline Jameson in ' THE BARLOWES OF BEDDINGTON'

(Fourth Series)
The story of a school by Warren Chetham-Strode
Production by Audrey Cameron


Unknown: Warren Chetham-Strode
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Robert Barlowe: Patrick Barr
Kate Barlowe: Pauline Jameson
John Tooting: David Endera
Caroline Tooting: Elizabeth London
Richard Wells: John Westbrook
Mrs Rendle: Mary Wimbush
Mrs Dodge: Gladys Henson
Mr Jobson: John Stevens
James Rendle: John Graham
Mr Grayson: Frank Windsor
Grigg: Stephen Jack
Mansfield: Nicky Edmett
Todd: Murray Head
Raymond: Michael Crawford
Webb: John Rogers

: People's Service

from St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London; conducted by the Rev. Austen Williams
' He ascended into Heaven '
A Service for Ascensiontide
Reader, John Westbrook


Unknown: Rev. Austen Williams
Reader: John Westbrook


Records for Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne 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 Jonea


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Production By: Glyn Jonea

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

with Barbara Lyon
Richard Lyon , Molly Weir
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Written by Bob Block.
Ronnie Hanbury and Bebe Daniels


Unknown: Barbara Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Molly Weir
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Written By: Bob Block.
Written By: Ronnie Hanbury
Written By: Bebe Daniels

: Kenneth Horne 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


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


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including
Pocket Edition of ' The Buccaneer starring Yul Brynner
Claire Bloom , Charles Boyer and Inger Stevens
Adaptation by Roy Bradford
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 Tony Curtis
Highlights from ' Sapphire ' starring Nigel Patrick
Yvonne Mitchell , Michael Craig
Paul Massie. Bernard Miles and ' Sapphire '
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Unknown: Claire Bloom
Unknown: Charles Boyer
Unknown: Inger Stevens
Unknown: Roy Bradford
Unknown: Peter Noble
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Nigel Patrick
Unknown: Yvonne Mitchell
Unknown: Michael Craig
Unknown: Paul Massie.
Unknown: Bernard Miles
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Frank Chacksfield in MELODY HOUR

Your Sunday date with music and song featuring
The Kenny Powell Trio
The Frank Chacksfield Orchestra with guest singing star:
Dennis Martin
Introduced by Roy Williamson
Produced by James Dufour


Unknown: Kenny Powell
Unknown: Dennis Martin
Introduced By: Roy Williamson
Produced By: James Dufour

: Richard Hurndall in ' IMPERIAL PALACE'

by Arnold Bennett adapted for radio in ten episodes by Michael Black
10—' A Marriage is Arranged'
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company 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
Violet Fowler: Isabel Dean
Mrs Oulsnam: Sheila Grant
Michael: Nicky Edmett
Mrs Rowbotham: Kathleen Helme
Mr Collifant: Peter Wilde
Evelyn Orcham: Richard Hurndall
Lord Watlington: Ronald Baddiley
Sir Henry Savott: Richard Williams
Mr Harbour: George Margo
Dennis Dover: Wilfrid Grantham

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit He recently visited Antrim, to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


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


Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , Richard Dimbleby and Gilbert Harding ,


Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: Dennis Price, Jon Pertwee Leslie Phillips join in ' THE NAVY LARK'

by Laurie Wyman
A weekly and surely fictitious account of events in a naval detachment only loosely connected with the Senior Service. with assistance from Michael Bates
Ronnie Barker and Tenniel Evans
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston


Unknown: Laurie Wyman
Unknown: Michael Bates
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Tenniel Evans
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston
Lieut Price, the No 1: Dennis Price
Chief Petty Officer Pertwee: Jon Pertwee
Sub-Lieut Phillips: Leslie Phillips
Commander Povey: Richard Caldicot
Heather: Heather Chasen


Community hymn-singing from West Street Church, Ballymena, County Antrim, led by the united choirs of Ballymena Presbytery
Conductor, William Boyd
Organist, William Livingstone
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher 0 Lord. our Lord (Tune, Rothley)
Ye gates, lift up your heads on high
(Tune. St. George's Edinburgh)
My God, how wonderful thou art
(Tune, Westminster)
Immortal Love, for ever full (Tune,
Christ is made the sure foundation
(Tune, Tantum Ergo Sacramentum)
I feel the winds of God today (Tune,
Who would true valour see (Tune,
Monks Gate)
These things shall be (Tune, Doversdale)
Prayer and Blessing by the Rev. R. S. Craig


Conductor: William Boyd
Organist: William Livingstone
Introduced By: Edgar Boucher
Unknown: Rev. R. S. Craig

: Tommy Trinder introduces LONDON LIGHTS

with Norman Vaughan
Roy Sone
Christopher Whelen
Peter Cavanagh
Nat Temple
Marion Ryan
Bill Maynard
The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader. John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by David Ellis
Produced by Bill Worsley


Unknown: Norman Vaughan
Unknown: Roy Sone
Unknown: Christopher Whelen
Unknown: Peter Cavanagh
Unknown: Marion Ryan
Unknown: Bill Maynard
Directed By: Cliff Adams
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Script By: David Ellis
Produced By: Bill Worsley


wishes you
Good Evening with a song or two welcomes
Stanley Baxter as her guest introduces
Alex Shaw at the piano accompanied by the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Jack Leon
Produced by Eddie Fraser


Unknown: Alex Shaw
Conductor: Jack Leon
Produced By: Eddie Fraser


invites you to
Pete's Party
A Sunday-night get-together round the gramophone to play his choice of records and some of your requests

: Harriott and Evans in RENDEZVOUS

A late evening entertainment at the piano


Christian words and music

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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