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: Morning Music

The Jack Emblow Sextet
BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra (Leader, David Adams)
Conductor, David Curry
BBC West of England Light Orchestra (Leader, Frederick Lunnon)
Conductor, Frank Cantell
At 6.45 on 1,500 m. G.T.S.; Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.30


Musicians: The Jack Emblow Sextet
Musicians: BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry
Musicians: BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell


BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent ) Conductor, Jack Leon
News Summary at 8.30


Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: Rex Palmer presents CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES

Some more of the records you have asked to hear
News Summary at 9.30

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn. and a prayer


The best of today's
' pop ' entertainment
The Polka Dots, Cuddly Duddly
June Marlow, Matt Monro The Confrey Phillips Trio
The Ken Jones Five
The Jazz Cellar
Mick Mulligan and his Band with George Melly
Folk Beat music from
The Joe Gordon Folk Four and Fionna Duncan
Cat's Call
Disc stars you've requested
New to You
Spinning the latest releases
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Produced by Jimmy Grant
News Summary at 10.30 and 11.30


Unknown: Matt Monro
Unknown: Ken Jones
Unknown: Mick Mulligan
Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: Folk Beat
Unknown: Joe Gordon
Unknown: Fionna Duncan
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: Round .the British Isles with TOP OF THE FORM

Edgbaston High School (Girls) v.
The Grammar School,
West Bridgford (Boys) *

: News Summary SWING AND SWAY

with David Geary featuring a top band and leading vocalist from recordings made available by courtesy of Voice of America
Arranged by Geoffrey Klinton Parker


Unknown: David Geary
Arranged By: Geoffrey Klinton Parker


What's On Today?
Football League: Clifford Webb In London, Charles Harrold in Birmingham, and Bill Bothwell in Manchester give the latest news and their opinions about this afternoon's games
Scottish League: by Jameson Clark
Athletics: Harold Abrahams sums up the prospects for the Rome meeting Rugby League: by Alan Dixon
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay


Unknown: Clifford Webb
Unknown: Charles Harrold
Unknown: Bill Bothwell
Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Alan Dixon
Introduced By: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay


Jack Payne introduces popular gramophone records from here, there, and everywhere


Introduces: Jack Payne


Ralph Richardson , John McCallum and Chips Rafferty in ' Smiley'
An Anthony Kimmins production released through 20th Century-Fox introducing Colin Petersen as Smiley
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale


Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: John McCallum
Unknown: Anthony Kimmins
Unknown: Colin Petersen
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale


at the piano


with Cherry Wainer and the Peter Crawford Trio


Unknown: Cherry Wainer
Unknown: Peter Crawford

: Racing

The Cumberland Lodge Stakes for 3-year-olds and upwards over 1 1/2 miles. Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Roger Mortimer.
From Ascot Heath.


Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By: Roger Mortimer


Harry Mortimer remembers


Unknown: Harry Mortimer


A progress report by Harold Abrahams on some of the first day's events, with commentaries recorded by Rex Alston
From the Olympic Stadium, Rome


Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Rex Alston


Classified half-time scores followed by Commentary by Alan Clarke during the second half of one of today's English League matches


Commentary By: Alan Clarke

: Eamonn Andrews introduces SPORTS REPORT

5.0 Football and Racing
Results read by John Webster
5.10 app. Special Reports and news Hashes and interviews
First Division: Burnley v. Blackpool: Leicester City v. Blackburn Rovers; Manchester United v. Arsenal; Totten'ham Hotspur v. Wolverhampton Wanderers; West Bromwich Albion v. Fulham
Second Division: Plymouth Argyle v. Stoke City; Sheffield United v. Aston Villa
Third Division: Buryu. Coventry City Scottish League: Jameson Clark on an outstanding match
Athletics: Harold Abrahams reports on the international meeting in Rome
Talking Sport
Leading players, administrators, and journalists join Eamonn Andrews to discuss topics of the moment
5.52 app. Classified Football Result.
Produced by Angus Mackay


Read By: John Webster
Unknown: Jameson Clark
Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay


with Ken Sykora
The Guitar Club Group
(Led by Ike Isaacs) and guests for this week:
Paddy Edwards
Wouter Steenhuis
Introduced by Ken Sykora Produced by John Kingdon


Unknown: Paddy Edwards
Unknown: Wouter Steenhuis
Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Charles Melville introduces JUST JAZZ

A programme of traditional mainstream, and modern jazz on gramophone records
Produced by Jack Dabbs


Produced By: Jack Dabbs


Ian Wooldridtfe summarises the day's outstanding games


Unknown: Ian Wooldridtfe


where young people from 17-20 years of age are invited to dance to the music of the Johnny Dankworth Seven
Listen to the songs of Toni Eden and Bobbie Breen and meet a teenage celebrity
This is a radio club for young people with entertainment provided by young people
Your host:
Johnny Dankworth
Devised and produced by David Miller


Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Unknown: Toni Eden
Unknown: Bobbie Breen
Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Produced By: David Miller

: Tommy Reilly in THE SATURDAY'POP'

with the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Introduced by John Webster
Before an invited audience in the Camden Theatre, London


Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Introduced By: John Webster

: Saturday's Music Album

Turning the pages are:
The Singers:
Janet Waters, Andy Cole
Mike Shaun and The Stargazers
The Players:
Eric Jupp and his Orchestra
The Bernie Fenton Quartet
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Julien Gaillard)
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz

(BBC recording)

News Summary at 9.30


Singer: Janet Waters
Singer: Andy Cole
Singers: Mike Shaun and the Stargazers
Musicians: Eric Jupp and his Orchestra
Musicians: Bernie Fenton Quartet
Musicians: BBC Revue Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Producer: John Browell

: David Jacobs presents PICK OF THE POPS

including a review of the current best-selling popular records as well as some of the latest issues
Produced by Derek Chinnery


Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: News Summary

Music for Nightowls
Presented by John Hobday Produced by Denys Gueroult


Presented By: John Hobday
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: Close Down

Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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