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: Morning Music

The Jack Emblow Sextet
BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry
BBC West of England Light Orchestra
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
Conductor: David Curry
Musicians: BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Conductor: Frank Cantell


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


Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: Peter Brough assisted by Archie Andrews In a recorded programme 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
Rabin Rock
Directed by David Ede with Colin Day , Lorie Mann and Ray Pilgrim
The Grooving Guitar of Don Sanford
The Hound Dogs
The Clarinet Plus Five
Toni Lee
The Dene Four
Robin Hall
Vicki Anderson
The Ken Jones Five
The Peter Crawford Trio
New to You
Spinning the latest releases
Cat's Call
Disc stars you've requested
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Produced by Jimmy Grant
News Summary at 10.30 and 11.30


Directed By: David Ede
Unknown: Colin Day
Unknown: Lorie Mann
Unknown: Ray Pilgrim
Unknown: Toni Lee
Unknown: Robin Hall
Unknown: Vicki Anderson
Unknown: Ken Jones
Unknown: Peter Crawford
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: Round the British Isles with TOP OF THE FORM

Question-Masters. John Ellison and Robert MacDermot
Rotherham Grammar School (Boys) v. Cardiff High School for Boys Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark


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

: 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.
Scottish League: by Ian Macniven
Cricket: Latest score and details of play in the second Test Match between India and Australia
Rugby League: by Alan Dixon
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay


Unknown: Charles Buchan
Unknown: Charles Harrold
Unknown: Bill Bothwell
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 series of sound-track adaptations of popular first feature films
This week:
The new Walt Disney production
' Third Man on the Mountain ' starring Michael Rennie
Programme presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale


Unknown: Michael Rennie
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale


Commentary by Alan Clarke on the second half of one of today's English League matches


Commentary By: Alan Clarke


Classied half-time scores at 4.5 app.


Munn and Felton's
(Footwear) Band
Conductor, Stanley H. Boddington
Kenneth Tudor (bass-baritone)


Conductor: Stanley H. Boddington
Bass-Baritone: Kenneth Tudor

: 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 Racing
The dav's results read by John Webster
5.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and interviews from the grounds
First Division: Burnley v. Leeds United; Leicester City v. West Ham United: Preston North End v. Chelsea: Tottenham Hotspur v. Newcastle
United: Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Birmingham City Second Division: Aston Villa v.
Brighton and Hove Albion; Charlton Athletic v. Rotherham United
Third Division: Norwich City Southampton Scottish League: Ian Macniven on the match between Heart of Midlothian and Raith Rovers
Talking Sport
Leading players. administrators, and journalists join Eamonn Andrews at the microphone to discuss topics of the moment
5.52 app. Classified Football Results
Produced by Angus Mackay


Read By: John Webster
Produced By: Angus MacKay


with Ken Sykora and the Guitar Club Group
(Led by Ike Isaacs ) and guests for this week:
George Clinton
Bob Cort
Introduced by Ken Sykora
Produced by John Kingdon


Unknown: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Ike Isaacs
Unknown: George Clinton
Unknown: Bob Cort
Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Frank Dixon introduces JUST JAZZ

A programme of traditional mainstream and modern jazz on gramophone records
From the BBC's Manchester studios


Charles Buctian summarises the day's outstanding games


Unknown: Charles Buctian

: News Summary; The Royal Choral Society

singing Carols for Everybody
(See panel)


A Christmas Concert

: Saturday's Music Album

See above
News Summary at 9.30

: Close Down

Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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