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: Morning Music

BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra.
(Leader, David Adams ) Conductor, David Curry
BBC West of England Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell
Southern Serenade
Directed by Lou Whiteson
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
Weather and News Summary at 7.30


Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry
Leader: Frederick Lunnon
Directed By: Lou Whiteson


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


Leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon

: The Weather

: Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac) 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
F featuring
Rabin Rock
Directed by David Ede with Colin Day
Lorie Mann and Ray Pilgrim
The ' groovin' ' guitar of Don Sanford
The Hound Dogs
The Clarinet Plus Five
Cuddly Duddly The Raindrops
- Chris Martin
The Geoff Taylor 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


Directed By: David Ede
Unknown: Colin Day
Unknown: Lorie Mann
Unknown: Ray Pilgrim
Unknown: Don Sanford
Unknown: Chris Martin
Unknown: The Geoff Taylor
Unknown: Ken Jones
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: 200th edition of WHAT DO YOU KNOW ?

Chairman, Franklin Engelmann contest for the title
' Brain of Britain 1960 '
3-Home Counties
The programme also includes
' Hear! Hear! '
A test of memory for listeners at home and in the audience
Devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: News Summary SPOTLIGHT

A musical focus on people, places and things the world over
Presented by Don Sayer


Presented By: Don Sayer


What's On Today?
A magazine programme including:
FA Cup: Charles Buchan in London.
Charles Harrold in Birmingham, and Bill Bothwell in Manchester give the latest team changes and prospects for today's Fourth Round ties
Scottish League: by Jameson Clark Rugby League: by Alan Dixon
Introduced by Eamonn Andrews
Produced by Angus Mackay


Unknown: Charles Buchan
Unknown: Bill Bothwell
Unknown: Jameson Clark
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 knock-out sports quiz between the New Towns
Crawley v. East Kilbride
Question-master, Brian Johnston
Questions set by Roy Webber
From the Thomas Bennett School, Crawley
Arranged by Michael Hastings


Question-Master: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Thomas Bennett
Arranged By: Michael Hastings


singing just for you
Introduced by Don Sayer


Introduced By: Don Sayer


and his Latin-American music


Scottish C.W.S. Band
Conductor, Robert Oughton
Edward Rubach and Robert Docker
(two pianos)


Conductor: Robert Oughton
Conductor: Edward Rubach


at the piano

: Eamonn Andrews introduces SPORTS REPORT

A comprehensive and up-to-the-minute survey of the day's sport
5.0 Football and Racing
Results read by John Webster
5.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and interviews from the grounds
Cup Tie Round-up
Sixteen reporters give then- impressions of Eourth Round F.A. Cup Ties:
Rotherham United v.
Brighton and Hove Albion
Blackburn Rovers t'. Blackpool
Bradford City t'.
Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic Bristol Rovers v. Preston North End
Chelsea v Aston Villa
Crewe Alexandra v. Tottenham Hotspur
Huddersfield Town v. Luton Town
Leicester City v. Fulham
Liverpool v. Manchester United Scunthorpe United v. Port Vale
Sheffield United t'. Nottingham Forest
Sheffield Wednesday v.
Peterborough United
Southampton v. Watford Swansea Town v. Burnley West Bromwich Albion v.
Bolton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers V.
Charlton Athletic
Rex Alston reports from Trinidad on the Second Test Match between England and the West Indies
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: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: 1,500 m.: Shipping Forecast

247 m. and VHF: Interlude


with the John Barry Seven and Maureen Evans
Going Up?
Members of the audience comment and give their opinion on the three latest records to enter the Hit Parade
Folk Beat with the Steve Benbow Folk Four
Produced by Brian Matthew


Unknown: John Barry Seven
Unknown: Maureen Evans
Produced By: Brian Matthew

: Frank Dixon 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 games


Unknown: Charles Buchan

: News Summary GUITAR CLUB

with Ken Sykora and the Guitar Club Group
(Led by Ike Isaacs) and guests : Bob Bissetto
Dave Crockett , Jeff Hudson
Introduced by Ken Sykora
Produced by John Kingdon


Unknown: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Bob Bissetto
Unknown: Dave Crockett
Unknown: Jeff Hudson
Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Produced By: John Kingdon

: Julius Katchen in THE SATURDAY'POP'

with the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Introduced by Tim Gudgin
Produced by Geoffrey Brand
Before an invited audience in the Memorial Hall, Farringdon Street,
Tickets may he obtained on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.


Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin
Produced By: Geoffrey Brand


Written bv
Antony and Marjorie Bilbow
Research by Neil Stevens Produced by Ian Cotterell


Unknown: Neil Stevens
Produced By: Ian Cotterell


Including Cricket: West Indies o. England, Second Test Match. A close of play report bv E. W. Swanton of the Daily Telegraph from Port of Spain, Trinidad


Unknown: E. W. Swanton

: David Jacobs presents PICK OF THE POPS

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


Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: News Summary NIGHTCAP

Music mixed in the absence of John Hobday by Denys Gueroult


Unknown: John Hobday
Unknown: Denys Gueroult


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