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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conductor. Jack Leon
Ronald Hanmer and Ihe Marimberos
The Edward Rubach Quintet
At 6.45 on 1,60 m. G.T.S.; Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Conductor: Jack Leon
Conductor: Ronald Hanmer

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conducted by Arwel Hughes
News Summary at 8.30

Contributors

Conducted By: Arwel Hughes

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by Roy Bradford
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Bradford

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: THREE'S COMPANY

William Davies (theatre organ)
Edward Rubach (piano) and songs from Daniel Merrick

Contributors

Unknown: William Davies
Piano: Edward Rubach
Unknown: Daniel Merrick

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Jimmy Leach Organolian Quartet

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Leach Organolian

: MORNING STORY

'The Old Boys ' by Douglas Railton
Read by Ivan Samson

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Railton
Read By: Ivan Samson

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

. Script by Jonquil Aniony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Aniony

: FROM MY POST-BAG

Listeners' requests introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: News Summary followed by WORKERS' PLAYTIME

From the canteen of a mail order stores in Liverpool Ken Dodd, Brendan O'Dowda
Wyn Calvin. The Peter Crawford Trio accompanied by The Harry Hayward Trio
Introduced by Randal Herley Produced by Geoff Lawrence

Contributors

Unknown: Brendan O'Dowda
Unknown: Wyn Calvin.
Unknown: Peter Crawford Trio
Introduced By: Randal Herley
Produced By: Geoff Lawrence

: LUNCH DATE

with the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader. Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon and Kathie Kay
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Conductor: Kathie Kay

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's storv: 'The Winter Story' by Leah Mafzel , told by Julia Lang.

Contributors

Story By: Leah Mafzel
Told By: Julia Lang.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Blessing or Scourge?: Max Robertson investigates the' use of pep pills and tranquillisers
Letter from Surrey: tape-recorded at home by Jean Metcalfe
Someone I'll Never Forget: Joanna Richardson remembers ' Mother's Ann'
Reading Your Letters
Christmas Presents?: a review of some recently published cookery books
Serial: ' The Vel's Daughter ' by Barbara Comyns
Sixth instalment:
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Joanna Richardson
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: GRAND HOTEL

Jack Byfleld and the Palm Court Orchestra
Visiting artist. Pamela Woolmore
Introduced by Patricia Hughes
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Byfleld
Artist: Pamela Woolmore
Introduced By: Patricia Hughes

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Band of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Conductor.
Capt. F. A. G. Goddard
Director of Music

Contributors

Conductor: Capt. F. A. G. Goddard

: -5.30 STAGE AND SCREEN

Music from theatre and films played by the BBC
West of England Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon ) Conductor, Frank CanteU

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Canteu

: News Summary ROUNDABOUT

News, views and music
Thursday edition
Introduced by Ken Sykora
Looking for a Jobt
On the land, by Fred Hubert
Meet a Sportsman with Brian Johnston
Living with a hundred clocks
Crosby Cameo
Record Corner: Music of the Andes
Science Spot:
Pickled onions, by J. C. Dakin
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic'
The Joe Gordon Folk Four
Dennis Wilson at the piano
Produced byJack Singleton
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Fred Hubert
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: J. C. Dakin
Unknown: Joe Gordon
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Produced By: Jack Singleton

: The Archers

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

Contributors

Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: News Summary Round the British Isles with TOP OF THE FORM

John Ellison and Robert MacDermot are the question-masters in this general knowledge contest between representative teams from girls' and boys' schools in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
Second Round
Rotherham Grammar School
(Boys) v.
The Methodist College,
Belfast (Girls)
Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: Robert MacDermot
Unknown: Tom Williams
Produced By: Joan Clark

: You are invited to JOIN IN AND SING

with the people of London
Harry Dawson
The George Mitchell Men
Vie Hammett at the electric organ
Kathleen O'Hagan at the piano
The singing directed and the show produced by Glyn Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Dawson
Unknown: George Mitchell Men
Unknown: Vie Hammett
Unknown: Kathleen O'Hagan
Produced By: Glyn Jones

: News Summary ANY ANSWERS ?

A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to the views expressed in last Friday's ' Any Questions ? '
Introduced byFreddy Grisewood
Produced by Vivian Ogilvie
Repeated on Friday at 3.0 (Home)

Contributors

Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood
Produced By: Vivian Ogilvie

: Jimmy Edwards, Dick Bentley and June Whitfield in TAKE IT FROM HERE

with Wallas Eaton
Toni Eden
Sid Phillips and his Orchestra
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Julien Gaillard )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Script by Eric Merriman and Barry Took
Produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Unknown: Toni Eden
Unknown: Sid Phillips
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Eric Merriman
Script By: Barry Took
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: News Summary SEMPRINI SERENADE

Introducing old ones, new ones loved ones, neglected ones by Semprini at the piano featuring his own arrangements for piano and orchestra
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader. John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet Produced by Frank Hooper

Contributors

Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: JAZZ CLUB

The 20s revised
Alex Welsh and his Band with guest instrumentalists Diz Disley , Alan Littlejohn
Len Doughty , and Harry Gold play music from one of the most stimulating periods of jazz history
Introduced by Alan Dell
Presented by Terry Henebery

Contributors

Unknown: Alex Welsh
Unknown: Diz Disley
Unknown: Alan Littlejohn
Unknown: Len Doughty
Unknown: Harry Gold
Introduced By: Alan Dell
Presented By: Terry Henebery

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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