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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
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 Ron Goodwin and his Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Ralph Elman )
Eric Parkin at the piano
Produced by John Simmonda


Unknown: Ron Goodwin
Leader: Ralph Elman
Leader: Eric Parkin
Produced By: John Simmonda

: People's Service

from Mylor Parish Church, Falmouth, Cornwall; conducted by the Rev. Frank Martin


Unknown: Rev. Frank Martin


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
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

15-' Snookered '
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: Karhleen Harrison
Bobby ,: James Langley
Jane: Alanna Boyce
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno


Piano music in contrasting stylet played by Clive Lythgoe
(solo pianist)
Reub Silver and Marion Day
(two pianos)
Mike McKenzie
(Latin-American music)
The Felix King Quartet
(rhythmic piano music)
Introduced by John Webster
Produced by Jimmy Grant


Played By: Clive Lythgoe
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
' The Big Circus ' starring
Victor Mature , Red Buttons
Rhonda Fleming , Gilbert Roland and co-starring
Kathryn Grant. Vincent Price Peter Lorre and David Nelson
Adaptation by Marjorie Bilbow
A Few Words from
Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat
Sounds Familiar (or otherwiae) to test your memory of films old and new
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
Pocket Edition of ' A Hole in the Head ' starring
Frank Sinatra , Edward G. Robinsom
Eleanor Parker , Carolyn Jones Thelma Ritter. Keenan Wynn Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Victor Mature
Unknown: Rhonda Fleming
Unknown: Gilbert Roland
Unknown: Kathryn Grant.
Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: David Nelson
Unknown: Marjorie Bilbow
Unknown: Frank Launder
Unknown: Sidney Gilliat
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Edward G. Robinsom
Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Unknown: Thelma Ritter.
Unknown: Keenan Wynn
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Jack Coles in MELODY HOUR

Your Sunday date with music and song featuring
The Edward Rubach Quintet
Jack Coles and his Orchestra with Singing star, Barbara Leigh
Introduced by Alexander Moyea
Produced by James Dufour


Unknown: Edward Rubach Quintet
Unknown: Jack Coles
Unknown: Barbara Leigh
Introduced By: Alexander Moyea
Produced By: James Dufour


by D. L. Murray dramatised in ten episodes by Thea Holme
5 —' Sweet Thames'
Other parts played by members of tbsj
BBC Drama Repertory Company
Banjo played by Billy Bell
Produced by Charles Lefeaux


Unknown: D. L. Murray
Unknown: Thea Holme
Played By: Billy Bell
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Josie Rubens: Billie Whitelaw
Jan Smelts: David Peel
Partridge: George Hagan
Sam Rubens: John Gabriel
Captain the Hon Everard Ardlingbury: Gabriel Woolf
Mr Ginsburg (Teaser): Malcolm Hayes
Mr Hazlett (Squire): Leigh Crutchley
Charlie Lachmann: John Hollia
Rose Marchmont: Hilda Schroder
Lady Elizabeth Ardlingbury (Polly): Eva Stuart
Violet Marchmont: Dilys Laye

: Franklin Engelmann comet DOWN YOUR WAY

He recently visited
Cookstown, Northern Ireland
to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Gordon William *


Produced By: Gordon William


A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee. Julie Dawn Jean Campbell , Franklyn Boyd
The Coronets
The Steve Race Four
Jackie Brown at the electric organ
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart


Sung By: Benny Lee.
Sung By: Julie Dawn
Sung By: Jean Campbell
Sung By: Franklyn Boyd
Unknown: Jackie Brown
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

: 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 Edwarda
Tommy Trinder
Arthur Askey
Bernard Braden
In the chair, McDonald Hobley
This week's guest, Rex North
From an idea by Jimmy Edwards
Produced by Edward Taylor


Unknown: Jimmy Edwarda
Unknown: Tommy Trinder
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Bernard Braden
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Produced By: Edward Taylor


Community hymn-singing from St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Dundee; led by combined Catholic choirs conducted by Teresa M-. Haughey
Organist, Thomas McBride
Hymns introduced by Father Patrick McEnroe
Holy Spirit, from the height (Tune,
Veni, Sancte Spiritus)
0 God of earth and altar (Tune,
Crown him with many crowns (Tune,
How lovely are thy tents (Tune, Ould) Who is she that stands triumphant
(Tune, Ecclesia)
Mary immaculate, star of the morning
(Tune, Liebster Immanuel )
Praise to the holiest in the height
(Tune, Billing)
Sweet Saviou. , bless us ere we go
(Tune. Sunset)


Organist: Thomas McBride
Introduced By: Father Patrick McEnroe
Unknown: Liebster Immanuel
Unknown: Sweet Saviou.


Sixty glorious years of stardom with Greta Lauder , G. H. Elliott
Ian Whyte , Tom Clarke
Eric de Banzie , Abe Lastvogel
Wilmot Martin , Peggy Gant Will Morris , and Danny Kaye
BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader. J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader. John Jezard )
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
BBC Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville)
Written and told by Howard Lockhart
Edited and produced by Michael North


Unknown: Greta Lauder
Unknown: G. H. Elliott
Unknown: Ian Whyte
Unknown: Tom Clarke
Unknown: Eric de Banzie
Unknown: Abe Lastvogel
Unknown: Wilmot Martin
Unknown: Peggy Gant
Unknown: Will Morris
Unknown: Danny Kaye
Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Leader: John Jezard
Told By: Howard Lockhart
Produced By: Michael North


sings songs chosen with you in mind and introduces
Eileen Price
BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent ) Conductor, Jack Leon
Produced by Eddie Fraser


Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Produced By: Eddie Fraser


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