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: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast


with ' David'
David Edwards , Wynford Evans
The Silver Stars
Conductor, Hubert C. Williams and the strings of the BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Introduced by Dillwyn Owen Programme arranged and conducted by Rae Jenkins


Unknown: David Edwards
Unknown: Wynford Evans
Conductor: Hubert C. Williams
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Introduced By: Dillwyn Owen
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins

: News Summary A SEQUENCE

of music for the beginning of the day
Arranged by Denys Gueroult


Arranged By: Denys Gueroult

: The Archers: Omnibus edition

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


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: Thelma Rogers
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Christine Johnson: Lesley Saweard
Paul Johnson: Leslie Dunn
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Pru Forrest: Mary Dalley
Carol Grey: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Basil Jones
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Mabel Larkin: Kay Hudson
Jimmy Grange: Alan Rothwell
Mr Grenville: Michael Shaw


An uninterrupted selection of familiar tunes featuring the BBC Variety Orchestra with the String Choir
(Led by John Jezard )
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet


Unknown: John Jezard
Conducted By: Paul Fenoulhet

: Wilfred Pickles in HAVE A GO !

The Old Age Pensioners of Chelmsford, Essex with Mabel at ' the table ' and Harry Hudson at the piano
Presented by Stephen Williams


Unknown: Harry Hudson
Presented By: Stephen Williams

: People's Service

from Old Kirk , Edinburgh; conducted by the Rev. Ian Reid. Preacher, the Very Rev. George F. MacLeod, M.c, D.D .
' Christ's Coming '
4 — ' Man's Dereliction '
Organist, Miss K. McKenzie


Unknown: Old Kirk
Unknown: Rev. Ian Reid.
Unknown: Very Rev. George F. MacLeod, M.C, D.D
Organist: Miss K. McKenzie

: 1,500 m.: Shipping Forecast

247 m. and VHF: ' Good Listening ' Some news of current programmes


Records for Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Paul Hollingdale


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Paul Hollingdale

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys listen to
Alan Breeze and Kathie Kay with The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey (himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney
Production by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Production By: Glyn Jones

: Peter Brough and Archie Andrews in EDUCATING ARCHIE

with Bruce Forsyth and Dick Emery
Script by Ronald Wolfe
Ronald Chesney and Marty Feldman


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Dick Emery
Script By: Ronald Wolfe
Script By: Ronald Chesney
Script By: Marty Feldman

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor
Laidman Browne. Pat Coombs
Script bv
Bernard Botting and Charles Hart


Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Laidman Browne.
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Bernard Botting
Unknown: Charles Hart


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including
Around the British Studios
Peter Noble talks to
Richard Attenborough. Jack Hawkins and Bryan Forbes
Highlights from
' Third Man on the Mountain ' starring
Michael Rennie , James MacArthur
Janet Munro , James Donald with Herbert Lom , Laurence Naismith
Adaptation by George Wadmore
A Few Words From
Gregory Peck
Bounds Familiar (or otherwise) to test your memory of films old and new
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
Pocket Edition
' The Five Pennies ' starring Danny Kaye and Barbara Bel Geddes
Louis Armstrong. Harry Guardino
Bob Crosby , and Bobby Troup
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Programme edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Talks: Peter Noble
Unknown: Richard Attenborough.
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Bryan Forbes
Unknown: Michael Rennie
Unknown: James MacArthur
Unknown: Janet Munro
Unknown: James Donald
Unknown: Herbert Lom
Unknown: Laurence Naismith
Unknown: George Wadmore
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Harry Guardino
Unknown: Bob Crosby
Unknown: Bobby Troup
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Frank Chacksfield in MELODY HOUR

Doreen Hume
The Henry Krein Quartet and the Frank Chacksfield Orchestra
Introduced by Jimmy Kingsbury Produced by Travers Thorneloe


Unknown: Doreen Hume
Unknown: Henry Krein
Introduced By: Jimmy Kingsbury
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury in ' PAUL TEMPLE AND THE GILBERT CASE'

A new production of the serial in eight episodes by Francis Durbridge
6-'A Warning from Miss Wayne'
Produced by Martyn C. Webster


Unknown: Francis Durbridge
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Paul Temple: Peter Coke
Steve: Marjorie Westbury
Charlie: James Beattie
Sir Graham Forbes: Richard Williams
Det Inspector Kingston: Duncan McIntyre
Wilfrid Stirling: Douglas Storm
Betty Wayne: Eva Stuart
Lance Reynolds: Simon Lack
Louis Fabian: John Hollis
Dan Priestley: Ronald Baddiley
Lynn Ferguson: June Tobin

: Franklin Engelmann comet DOWN YOUR WAY

He recently visited
The Scala Theatre , London to meet some of the people who work at the theatre, also members of the cast and staff of this year's ' Peter Pan ' production. They talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Unknown: Scala Theatre
Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


with The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams
Songs simply sung for song-lovers
Tonight's programme Includes:
' My ain folk '; ' If I could plant a tiny seed of love '; ' Miner's dream of home *
Accompanied by Jack Emblow
Produced by John Browell


Directed By: Cliff Adams
Accompanied By: Jack Emblow
Produced By: John Browell

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

with Wallas Eaton


Unknown: Wallas Eaton


Community hymn-singing from Orangefield Presbyterian Church. Belfast
Conductor, T. D. O'Hara Organist, J. F. Harrison
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher
0 come and let us to the Lord (Tune,
See in yonder manger low (Tune.
The race that long in darkness pin'd
(Tune, Tiverton)
(Continued in next column)
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(Tune, Lloyd)
Eternal light, eternal light (Tune.
Dear Lord and Father of mankind
(Tune, Rest)
Lift up your heads (Tune, Warwick) As with gladness (Tune, Dix)
Prayer and blessing by the Minister. the Rev. A. M. Parke


Conductor: T. D. O'Hara
Organist: J. F. Harrison
Introduced By: Edgar Boucher
Unknown: Rev. A. M. Parke


Written by Dorothy Worsley told by Deryck Guyler with Peter Cavanagh , Jack Handley
Jack Hylton , Bobby Howes
Jack Payne , Jack Train Fred Yule , John Snagge
Tollefsen and Dr. the Rt. Hon. Charles Hill and the recorded voices of Tommy Handley Dorothy Summers
Horace Percival , Kay Cavendish
Paula Green , Jean Alliston
Ronald Frankau. Hugh Morton Joan Harben , Diana Morrison
Dino Galvani. Jean Capra and Sir William Haley
Edited and produced by Bill Worsley


Written By: Dorothy Worsley
Told By: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Peter Cavanagh
Unknown: Jack Handley
Unknown: Jack Hylton
Unknown: Bobby Howes
Unknown: Jack Payne
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Rt. Hon. Charles Hill
Unknown: Tommy Handley
Unknown: Dorothy Summers
Unknown: Horace Percival
Unknown: Kay Cavendish
Unknown: Paula Green
Unknown: Jean Alliston
Unknown: Ronald Frankau.
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Joan Harben
Unknown: Diana Morrison
Unknown: Dino Galvani.
Unknown: Jean Capra
Unknown: Sir William Haley
Produced By: Bill Worsley


Arranged and presented by Alan Keith
The tunes played last week:
Silent night; Saint-Saëns' Introduction and Rondo capriccioso; Autumn leaves; God rest ye merry, gentlemen; Chopin's Waltz in C sharp minor; Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4; Oh my beloved father; Minuet from Merrie England dances; Adeste fideVes
If you have any favourites you think Alan Keith should include in this programme of records he would be glad to hear from you.


Presented By: Alan Keith


Invites you to
A Sunday-night get-together round the gramophone to play his choice of records and some of your requests


Paul Martin recalls familiar melodies from the past
Produced by Stuart Forsyth


Unknown: Paul Martin
Produced By: Stuart Forsyth


Christian words and music

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