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by the man from the ' Met ' Office


with ' David'
David Edwards , Aled Thomas
The Silver Stars
Conductor, Hubert C. Williams and the strings of the BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Introduc.ed by Dillwyn Owen
Programme arranged and conducted by Rae Jenkins


Unknown: David Edwards
Unknown: Aled Thomas
Conductor: Hubert C. Williams
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Unknown: Dillwyn Owen
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins

: News Summary A SEQUENCE

of music for the beginning of the day
Arranged by Denys Gueroult


Arranged By: Denys Gueroult

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Written by Edward J. Mason and Geoffrey Webb.
A story of country folk.


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane
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
Pru Forrest: Mary Dalley
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
Eric Jupp at the piano with his Orchestra


Unknown: Eric Jupp

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

(Fourth Series)
The story of a school seen through the eyes of the headmaster and his wife by Warren Chetham-Strode
Boys of Beddington School played by Douglas Hankin , Leonard Monaghan and Sam Jephcott
Production by Audrey Cameron


Unknown: Warren Chetham-Strode
Played By: Douglas Hankin
Played By: Leonard Monaghan
Played By: Sam Jephcott
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Robert Barlowe: Patrick Barr
Kate Barlowe: Pauline Jameson
John Tooting: David Enders
Mrs Rickman: Madeleine "christie
Nigel Rankin: Noel Johnson
Mr Miller: Rolf Lefebvre
Jack Miller, his son: Nicholas Hawtrey
Tim O'Connor: Eamonn Keane
Stevens: Michael Crawford
Annie: Freda Falconer

: People's Service

from Central Baptist Church, Bloomsbury, London; conducted by the Rev. Howard Williams
'The Good News'
2-About People


Unknown: Rev. Howard Williams


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 Jones


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

: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in ' MEET THE HUGGETTS'

4 — ' Money Isn't Everything '
Other parts .played by Philip Ray and Betty Baskcomb


Played By: Philip Ray
Played By: Betty Baskcomb
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Bobby: James Langley
Jane: Alanna Boyce
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno

: 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 Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Eric Merriman and Barry Took wrote the script and Edwin Braden the incidental music
Produced by Jacques Brown


Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Patricia Lancaster
Unknown: Fraser Hayes
Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Conductor: Eric Merriman
Conductor: Barry Took
Conductor: Edwin Braden
Produced By: Jacques Brown


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
Highlights from
' The Best Years of Our Lives
Starring Mvrna Loy
Fredric March , Dana Andrews Teresa Wright , Virginia Mayo and introducing Cathy O'Donnell
A Few Words from
Lyn Fairhurst , on location in India
Sounds Familiar (Or Otherwise)
To test your memory of films old and new
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
Pocket Edition
Deborah Kerr , Rossano Brazzt and Maurice Chevalier with Tom Helmore in ' Count Your Blessings'
Adaptation by Roy Bradford Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Mvrna Loy
Unknown: Fredric March
Unknown: Dana Andrews
Unknown: Teresa Wright
Unknown: Virginia Mayo
Unknown: Cathy O'Donnell
Unknown: Lyn Fairhurst
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Rossano Brazzt
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Unknown: Tom Helmore
Unknown: Roy Bradford
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,
Louise Traill
Introduced by Alexander Moyes
Produced by James Dufour


Unknown: Kenny Powell
Unknown: Louise Traill
Introduced By: Alexander Moyes
Produced By: James Dufour

: The Sign of Four: 5: 'The Strange Story of Jonathan Small'

A Sherlock Holmes story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised as a serial for radio in five episodes by Felix Felton
The action takes place in late Victorian London.


Dramatist: Felix Felton
Producer: Archie Campbell
Sherlock Holmes: Richard Hurndall
Dr. Watson, his friend, who tells the story: Bryan Coleman
Jonathan Small: Leigh Crutchley
Athelney Jones of Scotland Yard: Haydn Jones
Mary Morstan: Barbara Mitchell
Abdullah Khan, a Sikh: Tom Bowman
Achmet, an Indian servant: Ishaq Bux
Major Sholto: Norman Claridge
Captain Morstan: Keith Williams

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

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


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train and Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Gilbert Harding knows some of the answers
Presented by C. F. Meehan


Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Presented By: C. F. Meehan

: 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


from Parkstone Sea Training School, Poole, Dorset
Hymns introduced by Alan Gibson
Immortal, invisible, God only wise
(Tune, St. Denio)
There's a wideness in God's mercy
(Tune by Geoffrey Beaumont )
The King of love my shepherd is
(Tune, St. Columba)
Blest are the pure in heart (Tune,
Lord. thy word abideth (Tune by Geoffrey Beaumont )
King of glory, King of peace (Tune,
Now thank we all our God (Tune by Geoffrey Beaumont )
Eternal Father, strong to save (Tune,
Prayer and Blessing by The Rev. Gerald Anthony
Chaplain to the School Organist, Eva Spence
Pianist, Jennifer Seviour


Introduced By: Alan Gibson
Unknown: Geoffrey Beaumont
Unknown: Geoffrey Beaumont
Unknown: Geoffrey Beaumont
Unknown: Rev. Gerald Anthony
Pianist: Jennifer Seviour

: Tommy Trinder introduces " LONDON LIGHTS

with June Macey
and Alan Macey
Trefor Jones
Peter Jones
Campoli Shani Wallis 'Jack Warner
The Adam Singers
Directed by Oiiff Adams
Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
Script by David Ellis
Produced by Bill Worsley


Unknown: June MacEy
Unknown: Alan MacEy
Unknown: Trefor Jones
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Campoli Shani Wallis
Unknown: Jack Warner
Directed By: Oiiff Adams
Directed By: Woolf Phillips
Script By: David Ellis
Produced By: Bill Worsley


in a Song for Everyone with his guest, John Cameron
BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon
Presented by Eddie Fraser


Unknown: John Cameron
Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Presented 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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