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: News Summary

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader. Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon
Ronald Hanmer and the Marimberos
The Edward Rubach Quintet
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Conductor: Ronald Hanmer

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway) Conductor, Rae Jenkins
News Summary at 8.30

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: The Weather

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

David Jacobs introduces your request records
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduces: David Jacobs

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: KINGS OF THE KEYBOARD

Piano music in contrasting styles played by Valerie Tryon (solo pianist)
Reub Silver and Marion Day
(two pianos)
Bill McGuffie
(Latin-American music)
The Felix King Quartet (rhythmic piano music)
Introduced by Ian Stamp
Produced by Jimmy Grant
(BBC General Overseas
Service production)

Contributors

Played By: Valerie Tryon
Pianos: Bill McGuffie
Introduced By: Ian Stamp
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack White and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Jack White

: MORNING STORY

The Pantomime Cat'
Written and read by Roger Snowdon

Contributors

Read By: Roger Snowdon

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Lesley Wilson

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: News Summary SIDNEY DAVEY

and his Players

: FROM MY POST-BAG

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

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: News Summary LUNCH DATE

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent )
Conductor, Jack Leon with Betty Pringle and James Urquhart

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Unknown: Betty Pringle
Unknown: James Urquhart

: News Summary BING SINGS

on gramophone records
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Today's story: 'The Story of Christmas ' by Jean Sutcliffe , told by Julia Lang.

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe
Told By: Julia Lang.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Why Do They Do It?: Audrey Russell introducing men in unusual jobs
How Are You?: A character test for housewives
Reading Your Letters
Christmas Greetings from
Ida Jenkins , Jim Middleton Diana Graves , Kaye Webb
Alan Melville , Minnie Pallister
Barbara MacFadyean
Harry Hardman and Peter Westerman
Serial: ' Persian Adventure ' by Anne Sinclair Mehdevi
Abridged by Honor Wyatt
Read by Faith Brook
The last instalment
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
(First and second items are recorded)
(Faith Brook is in ' Roar Like- a Dove ' at the Phoenix Theatre, London)
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Ida Jenkins
Unknown: Jim Middleton
Unknown: Diana Graves
Unknown: Kaye Webb
Unknown: Alan Melville
Unknown: Minnie Pallister
Unknown: Barbara MacFadyean
Unknown: Harry Hardman
Unknown: Peter Westerman
Unknown: Anne Sinclair Mehdevi
Read By: Faith Brook
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: MUSIC FOR CHRISTMAS EVE

played by the BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon ) Conductor, Frank Cantell with Frederick Harvey (baritone)
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Conductor: Frank Cantell
Baritone: Frederick Harvey

: WITHOUT A SONG

An orchestral programme in the style of Norrie Paramor and his Orchestra with The Banjo Band
Produced by John Simmonds

Contributors

Unknown: Norrie Paramor
Produced By: John Simmonds

: News Summary MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Lesley Wilson

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: MUSIC IN THE AIR

Christmas greetings from the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
*
Happy-Go-Lucky melodies by the Charlie Katz Novelty Sextet
Music for dancing by Bill Savill and his Orchestra *
Fireside favourites by Edward Rubach at the piano
Christmas Songs and Carols sung by the BBC Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate *
Produced by Travers Thorneloe
Christmas greetings from the BBC Concert Orchestra (Leader. William Armon) Conductor, Vilem Tausky The Charlie Katz Novelty Sextet Bill Savill and his Orchestra Edward Rubach BBC Chorus Conductor, Leslie Woodgate Produced by Travers Thorneloe News Summary at 5.30 Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Charlie Katz
Unknown: Bill Savill
Unknown: Edward Rubach
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: Cyril Stapleton invites you to listen to the music of his SHOW BAND

and the voice of Ray Merrell
Produced by Cyril Drake
Weather and News Headlines at 6.29

Contributors

Produced By: Cyril Drake

: The Archers

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

Contributors

Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb

: RADIO NEWSREEL

: SPORT

: 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
Finals
Mackie Academy, Stonehaven
(Boys) v.
Last week's winner
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 in a programme of carols and well-loved songs with Robert Easton
Bob and Alf Pearson
Michael Wilson
Welwyn Garden City
Male Voice Choir
Jackie Brown at the electric organ
Kathleen O'Hagan at the piano
The singing directed and the show produced by Glyn Jones
News Summary at 8.30

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Easton
Unknown: Alf Pearson
Unknown: Michael Wilson
Unknown: Jackie Brown
Unknown: Kathleen O'Hagan
Produced By: Glyn Jones

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

with Wallas Eaton
Toni Eden
The Polka Dots
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
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script By: Eric Merriman
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: News Summary SEMPRINI'S CHRISTMAS SERENADE

introducing old ones, new ones loved ones, neglected ones by Semprini at the piano featuring his own arrangements for piano and orchestra
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Julien Gaillard )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Produced by Frank Hooper

Contributors

Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Frank Hooper

: NEWS

: MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

for a quiet moment on Christmas Eve played by the strings of the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conducted by John Hollingsworth and William Bartlett Thomas Healey
Ian Black , Richard Scates
Denis Wood , Michael Magee
Sidonie Goossens Raymond Bryant
Josephine Lee John Hauxvell
The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn in a programme of continuous music in contemplative mood

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: John Hollingsworth
Conducted By: William Bartlett
Unknown: Thomas Healey
Unknown: Ian Black
Unknown: Richard Scates
Unknown: Denis Wood
Unknown: Michael Magee
Unknown: Sidonie Goossens
Unknown: Raymond Bryant
Unknown: Josephine Lee
Unknown: John Hauxvell
Conductor: William Llewellyn

: DANCING CLUB

Christmas Eve Special
You are invited to dance to the strict tempo music of Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra featuring all that is best
In ballroom dancing
Introduced by Victor Silvester and David Miller
News Summary at 11.30

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester
Introduced By: Victor Silvester
Introduced By: David Miller

: LATE NEWS

: 247 m. and VHF:

Bells of Beaconsfield Parish Church
Foreman of bellringers:
Harry Wingrove
1,500 m.:
Shipping Forecast at 12.1

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Wingrove

: WELCOME TO CHRISTMAS

Bible reading by the Head 0f Religious Broadcasting, Canot Roy McKay
Singers,
Ashlyns School, Berkhamsted

Contributors

Singers: Canot Roy McKay

: FIRST COMMUNION OF CHRISTMAS

from the Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints, Beacons field. Celebrated by the Rector the Rev. C. R. Warner , assistec by the Rev. L. G. Reeves
Epistle: Hebrews 1, vv. 1-12
Hymn: God from on high hatl heard (A. and M. 58. vv. 1, 4. 5
Gospel: St. John 1, vv. 1-14
Hymn: 0 come. all ye faithful (A and M. 59)
Other carols and hvmns are sung during the Communion of the people
The sung parts of the service are from ' A Simple
Communion Service in F by William H. Harris
Organist and Choirmaster.
T. Gascoigne Commentator, the Rev. Adrian Carey

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. C. R. Warner
Unknown: Rev. L. G. Reeves
Organist: William H. Harris
Choirmaster: T. Gascoigne
Unknown: Rev. Adrian Carey

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