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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 featuring
Adam Faith
Lorie Mann
The Lana Sisters
The Trebletones
Johnny Duncan and his Blue Grass Boys
The Polka Dots
The Cedric West Quintet
The Ken Jones Five
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: Adam Faith
Unknown: Lorie Mann
Unknown: Johnny Duncan
Unknown: Ken Jones
Introduced By: Brian Matthew


Cardiff High School for Boys v.
The School for Girls, Bangor

: 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 Ian Cotterell


Unknown: David Geary
Arranged By: Ian Cotterell


What's On Today?
A magazine programme including:
Football League: Charles Buchan in London, Charles Harrold in Birmingham, and Bill Bothwell in Manchester give the latest news and their opinions about this afternoon's games
F.A. Cup: W. J. Hicks picks out the highlights of the second round ties
Scottish League: by Ian Macniven
Rugby League: by Alan Dixon
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay


Unknown: Charles Buchan
Unknown: Charles Harrold
Unknown: Bill Bothwell
Unknown: W. J. Hicks
Unknown: Ian MacNiven
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


A sound-track adaptation of ' The Best of Everything ' starring
Hope Lange , Stephen Boyd and Louis Jourdan , Joan Crawford
Sound-track by courtesy of Twentieth Century-Fox Programme presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale


Unknown: Hope Lange
Unknown: Stephen Boyd
Unknown: Louis Jourdan
Unknown: Joan Crawford
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale


at the piano

: F.A. CUP

Second Round
Commentary by Raymond Glendenning on the second half of one of today's ties


Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning


Classified half-time scores at 4.5 app.


Conductor, Jack Emmott with Elton Hayes who sings to a small guitar


Conductor: Jack Emmott
Unknown: Elton Hayes

: Eamonn Andrews introduces SPORTS REPORT

A comprehensive and up-to-the-minute survey of the day's sport from reporters and observers in this country and overseas
5.0 Football and Raeing
The day's results read by John Webster
5.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and interviews from the grounds
First Division: Preston North End v. Everton; Tottenham Hotspur v. Blackburn Rovers; West Bromwich Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers; West Ham United v. Nottingham Forest
Second Division: Cardiff City v. Sunderland; Rotherham United v. Aston Villa
F.A. Cup, Second Round: Notts County v. Bath City; Walsall v. Peterborough United
Scottish League: Ian Macniven on the match between Heart of Midlothian and St. Mirren
Talking Sport
Leading players, administrators, and journalists join Eamonn Andrews to discuss topics of the moment
5.52 app. Classified Football Results
Produced by Angus Mackay


Read By: John Webster
Unknown: Ian MacNiven
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay


with Ken Sykora and the Guitar Club Group
(Led by Ike Isaacs) and guests for this week:
George Kiss
Jimmy McGregor and Shirley Bland
Introduced by Ken Sykora Produced by John Kingdon


Unknown: Ken Sykora
Unknown: George Kiss
Unknown: Jimmy McGregor
Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Steve Race introduces JUST JAZZ

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


Produced By: Jack Dabbs


Charles Buchan summarises the day's outstanding gatnes


Unknown: Charles Buchan


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 Jo Shelton and Bobby Breen and meet a teenage celebrity:
Gerry Dorsey
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: Jo Shelton
Unknown: Bobby Breen
Unknown: Gerry Dorsey
Unknown: Johnny Dankworth
Produced By: David Miller

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: What's in a Name? 2 April 2017

: Denis Matthews in THE SATURDAY'POP'

with the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Loader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Introduced by John Webster Produced by Geoffrey Brand
Before an invited audience in the Camden Theatre, London
Tickets may be obtained on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope


Conductor: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Introduced By: John Webster
Produced By: Geoffrey Brand

: 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
Presented and produced by John Browell
News Summary at 9.30


Unknown: Andy Cole
Unknown: Mike Shaun
Unknown: Eric Jupp
Unknown: Bernie Fenton
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: John Browell


including a report by Syd Maguire on the British Empire bantam-weight championship between the holder, Freddie Gilroy (Belfast), and Bernie Taylor (South Africai from Belfast


Unknown: Syd Maguire
Unknown: Freddie Gilroy
Unknown: Bernie Taylor

: David Jacobs present. PICK OF THE POPS

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


Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: News Summary followed by TIME TO DREAM

Music for Night-owls
Presented by John Hobday Produced by Denys Gueroult


Presented By: John Hobday
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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