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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
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 orchestral programme in the style of Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra with Mike McKenzie at the piano
Produced by John Simmonds


Unknown: Mike McKenzie
Produced By: John Simmonds

: People's Service

from St. John's Parish Church, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone; conducted by the Rt. Rev. Alan A. Buchanan , Bishop of Clogher
The last of four talks on •What is God Like?'
Organist, Peter Montgomery


Unknown: Rev. Alan A. Buchanan
Organist: Peter Montgomery


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


Unknown: Dennis Scuse
Unknown: Paul Hottingdate

: 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 '

14—' What a Sell '
Other parts played by Warren Mitchell and John Cazabon
Written by Eddie Maguire
Production by Jacques Brown


Played By: Warren Mitchell
Played By: John Cazabon
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


Piano music in contrasting styles played by Bronwen Jones
(solo pianist)
Reub Silver and Marion Day
(two pianos)
Mike McKenzie
(Latin-American music)
The Cecil Norman Quartet
(rhythmic piano music)
Introduced by John Webster
Produced by Jimmy Grant


Played By: Bronwen Jones
Pianist: Reub Silver
Pianist: Marion Day
Pianos: Mike McKenzie
Introduced By: John Webster
Produced By: Jimmy Grant


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including
Around the British Studio* with Peter Noble
Highlights from
' Holiday for Lovers starring Clifton Webb
Jane Wyman , Jill St. John Carol Lynley , Paul Henreid
Gary Crosby. Jose Greco
A Few Words from
Eve Marie Saint
Sounds Familiar (or otherwise) to test your memory of films old and new
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
Pocket Edition of Walt Disney's
' Sleeping Beauty '
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Clifton Webb
Unknown: Jane Wyman
Unknown: Jill St. John
Unknown: Carol Lynley
Unknown: Paul Henreid
Unknown: Gary Crosby.
Unknown: Jose Greco
Unknown: Eve Marie Saint
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Spencer Hale
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
Introduced By: Roy Williamson
Produced By: Gareth Walters


by D. L. Murray dramatised in ten episodes by Thea Holme
4-' In the Row that men call Rotten'
Main characters in order of speaking:
Other parts plaved by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Charles Lefeaux


Unknown: D. L. Murray
Unknown: Thea Holme
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Mr Ginsburg (Teaser): Malcolm Hayes
Mr Hazlett (Squire): Leigh Crutchley
Lady Elizabeth Ardlingbury (Polly): Eva Stuan
Captain the Hon. Everard Ardling-bury: Gabriel Woolf
Rose Marchmont: Hilda Schroder
Alf Davenant: Ronald Baddiley
Sir Julius Davenant: Howard Marion-Crawford
Violet Marchmont: Dilys Laye
Charlie Lachmann: John Hollis
Powys: Kathleen Helme
Jan Smeltz: David Peel
Josie Rubens: Billie Whitelaw
Lord Nordyam: Willougbby Goddard

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

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


Produced By: Gordon Williams


Italy v. Great Britain v. Sweden
An illustrated report introduced by Alun Williams on the second and final day's events, with comments by Pat Besford
From the Stadio del Nuoto. Rome


Introduced By: Alun Williams
Unknown: Pat Besford


A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee , Jean Campbell Franklyn Boyd. Toni Eden
The Coronets with the Johnny Pearson Quartet andHarold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart


Sung By: Benny Lee
Sung By: Jean Campbell
Sung By: Franklyn Boyd.
Sung By: Toni Eden
Unknown: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Harold Smart
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart


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

: Does the Team Think?

A panel game in which members of the public and invited personalities put questions to a team of distinguished experts
The great minds are:
Jimmy Edwards Tommy Trinder
Arthur Askey
Bernard Braden
In the chair, McDonald Hobley
This week's special guest,
Victor Silvester
From an idea by Jimmy Edwards
Produced by Edward Taylor


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Tommy Trinder
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Bernard Braden
Unknown: McDonald Hobley
Unknown: Victor Silvester
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Produced By: Edward Taylor


Community hymn-singing from the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Ashwell, Baldock, Hertfordshire
Conductor, John Russell
Organist, Derek Smith
Hymns introduced by John Westbrook Immortal, invisible God. only wise
(Tune, Ashwell Springs)
All people that on earth do dwell
(Tune, Old Hundredth)
Lord, as to thy dear Cross (Tune,
Our blest Redeemer (Tune, Wicklow) Thy kingdom come! on bended knee
(Tune. Irish)
Father, hear the prayer we offer
(Tune. Marching)
King of glory. King of peace (Tune,
Salve cordis gaudium)
The Church triumphant (Tune, Eatington)
Blessing by the Vicar. the Rev. John Catterick


Conductor: John Russell
Organist: Derek Smith
Introduced By: John Westbrook
Unknown: Rev. John Catterick


The story of the doyen of dancers told by Leslie Mitchell with Dorothy Dickson
Pat Hillyard , Jack Leach
Robert Nesbitt , Frank Short also the recorded voice of Fred Astaire
The Linden Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenouthet
Written by Phil Park
Edited and produced by Michael North


Told By: Leslie Mitchell
Unknown: Dorothy Dickson
Unknown: Pat Hillyard
Unknown: Jack Leach
Unknown: Robert Nesbitt
Unknown: Frank Short
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenouthet
Written By: Phil Park
Produced By: Michael North


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


Unknown: Sheila Paton
Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Produced By: Eddie Fraser


invites you to
Pete's Party
A Sunday-night get-togther 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

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