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by the man from the ' Met' Office

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


Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
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
Waiter 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 orchestral programme in the style of Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra
(Leader, Sidney Sax ) with The Banjo Band
Produced by John Simmonds
The first of a new series


Unknown: Norrie Paramor
Leader: Sidney Sax
Produced By: John Simmonds

: People's Service

from Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road, London; conducted by the Rev. D. W. Cleverley Ford
Reader, Alvar Lidell
Christ gives sight to the blind


Reader: Alvar Lidell


Records for Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Dennis Scuse and Bill Crozier


Unknown: Dennis Scuse
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 Produced by Glyn Jones


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

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

10—' Half-Asleep Walker'
Other parts played by Fred Yule and Patricia Hayes
Written by Eddie Maguire
Production by Jacques Brown


Played By: Fred Yule
Played By: Patricia Hayes
Written By: Eddie Maguire
Production By: Jacques Brown
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Bobby: James Langley
Jane: Alanna Boyce
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno

: 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


Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick.
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Patricia Lancaster
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
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 Bridal Path ' starring Bill Travers with guest stars
George Cole , Bernadette O'Farrell Duncan Macrae. Alex MacKenzie Patricia Bredin and Fiona Clyne
A Few Words from Peter Jones
Bounds Familiar (or otherwise) to test your memory of films old and new
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
Pocket Edition
• Darby O'Gill and the Little People ' starring Albert Sharpe. Janet Munro
Scan Connery and Jimmy O'Dea
Adaptation by Peter Noble
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Bill Travers
Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: Bernadette O'Farrell
Unknown: Duncan MacRae.
Unknown: Alex MacKenzie
Unknown: Patricia Bredin
Unknown: Fiona Clyne
Unknown: Peter Jones
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Darby O'Gill
Unknown: Albert Sharpe.
Unknown: Janet Munro
Unknown: Scan Connery
Unknown: Jimmy O'Dea
Unknown: Peter Noble
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Peter Yorke in MELODY HOUR

Your Sunday date with music and song featuring Andy Cole the contrasting music of The William Davies Quartet and Peter Yorke and his Orchestra
Introduced by Roy Williamson
Produced by Gareth Walters


Unknown: Andy Cole
Unknown: William Davies
Unknown: Peter Yorke
Introduced By: Roy Williamson
Produced By: Gareth Walters


The novel by H. G. Wells adapted for broadcasting by C. Gordon Glover
Other parts played by Jeffrey Segal
Peter Wilde. Philip Cunningham
Catherine Salkeld and Freda Falconer
Produced by Noel Iliff


Novel By: H. G. Wells
Broadcasting By: C. Gordon Glover
Played By: Jeffrey Segal
Played By: Peter Wilde.
Played By: Philip Cunningham
Played By: Catherine Salkeld
Played By: Freda Falconer
Produced By: Noel Iliff
Introductory Voice: Wilfrid Grantham
Narrator: Ernest Clark
Princess: Simona Pakenham
Redwood Boy: John Westbrook
Court official: John Hollis
Albert Edward Caddies: Hugh Manning
Vicar: Felix Felton
Home Secretary: Norman Claridge
Caterham: Godfrey Kenton
Professor Redwood: David March
Cossar: Ronald Baddiley
Cossar Boy: Gabriel Woolf

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

He recently visited
Prestatyn to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Gordon Williams


Produced By: Gordon Williams


The Netherlands v. Great Britain
An illustrated report by Alun Williams on the second and final day's events, with comments by Pat Besford
From Waalwijk


Popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee , Jean Campbell
Roy Edwards , Toni Eden
The Coronets with the Johnny Pearson Quartet and Harold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart


Sung By: Benny Lee
Sung By: Jean Campbell
Sung By: Roy Edwards
Sung By: Toni Eden
Unknown: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Harold Smart
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: Does the Team Think?

A panel game in which members of the public and invited personalities put the questions
The great minds are:
Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray
Tommy Trinder , Cyril Fletcher In the chair, McDonald Hobley
This week's special guest,
Cicely Courtneidge
From an idea by Jimmy Edwards
Produced by Edward Taylor


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Tommy Trinder
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: McDonald Hobley
Unknown: Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Produced By: Edward Taylor


Community hymn-singing from Tabernacle Congregational Chapel, Skewen, Glamorgan, by the united choirs of the Free Churches
Conductor, H. B. Price
Organist, Brian Lloyd Davies
Hymns introduced by the Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones
0 for a thousand tongues to sing
(Tune, Godre'r Coed)
Come, thou fount of every blessing
(Tune, Moriah)
I love to tell the story (Tune, Eaton
The God of Abraham praise (Tune,
A debtor to mercy alone (Tune.
I need thee every hour (Tune, Mae d'eisiau Di)
The light of the morning Is breaking
(Tune, Crugybar)
The day thou gavest (Tune, St.
Blessing by the Minister. the Rev. L. Alun Page


Conductor: H. B. Price
Organist: Brian Lloyd Davies
Unknown: Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones
Unknown: Rev. L. Alun Page


The story of the best
. All-rounder' in Show Business
Written and told by Felix Felton with Sir Arthur Bliss
W. A. Darlington , Eric Maschwlt * Phyllis Monkman , Charles Morgan and Stanley Holloway
The Linden Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Edited and produced by. Michael North


Told By: Felix Felton
Unknown: Sir Arthur Bliss
Unknown: W. A. Darlington
Unknown: Eric Maschwlt
Unknown: Phyllis Monkman
Unknown: Charles Morgan
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Michael North


requests the pleasure of your company with Joan Alexander
BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent ) Conductor, Jack Leon
Produced by Eddie Fraser


Unknown: Joan Alexander
Leader: Jack Nugent
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


with Jimmy Young and The Evening Stars directed by Dennis Wilson


Unknown: Jimmy Young
Directed By: Dennis Wilson


Christian words and music

: Close Down

Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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