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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway )
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
The Jackie Brown Quartet
Ronnie Aldrich at the piano Leslie Baker and his violin
Jack Emblow and his accordion
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
Weather and News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Unknown: Jackie Brown
Unknown: Ronnie Aldrich
Piano: Leslie Baker
Violin: Jack Emblow

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon ) Conducted by Jack Coles
Weather and News Summary at 8.30

Contributors

Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: Jack Coles

: The Weather

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Gary Miller introduces your request records
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduces: Gary Miller

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: Music for Dancing

Requests from overseas listeners played by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Introduced by Victor Silvester
Presented by David Miller

Contributors

Played By: Victor Silvester
Introduced By: Victor Silvester
Presented By: David Miller

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: MORNING STORY

From Wales
' Our Very Foundations'
Written and read by Meredith Edwards

Contributors

Read By: Meredith Edwards

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: News Summary IRISH RHYTHMS

played by the Light Orchestra
(Leader, David Adams )
Conductor, David Curry

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Bill Newman (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson M.C. , Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: Bill Newman
Introduced By: Ivan Samson M.C.
Introduced By: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Eric Arden

: News Summary MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Julien Gaillard )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz The Isolde Trio, Avril Angers
The Lana Sisters , Cyril Fletcher
Introduced by Mike Hall
Produced by Bill Gates

Contributors

Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown: Avril Angers
Unknown: Lana Sisters
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Introduced By: Mike Hall
Produced By: Bill Gates

: MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC

Alvn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra with Sheila Buxton
Norman George , and Jimmy Leach
Introduced by Roger Moffat
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Alvn Ainsworth
Unknown: Sheila Buxton
Unknown: Norman George
Unknown: Jimmy Leach
Introduced By: Roger Moffat

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: 'Bimbo and the Bracelet ' by Miss E. M. Phillips , told by Julia Lang.

Contributors

Unknown: Miss E. M. Phillips
Told By: Julia Lang.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Answering Your Questions
The First Time I had a Baby: Jessie Kesson remembers
Nuns, Guns, and Musicals: Gordon Gow talks to Fred Zinnemann, film director
Hop Picking, New Style: described by Martina Andrews
She Loves Me Not: Commander Ibbett in a chastened mood
Serial: ' House of Shade' by M. M. Kaye
Read by Derek Hart
The tenth of eleven instalments
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
(The third, item is recorded)
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: M. M. Kaye
Read By: Derek Hart
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: BRIGHOUSE AND RASTRICK BAND

Conductor, Trevor Walmsley
Edith Lewin (mezzo-soprano)
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Conductor: Trevor Walmsley
Mezzo-Soprano: Edith Lewin

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Louis Voss and the Kursaal Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Louis Voss

: THE MELODIES LINGER ON

Recalling highlights of the theatre and film world with the London Theatre Orchestra
Conducted by Dudley Simpson
Introduced by Colin Doran
The programme includes
Overture: Patience (Sullivan) Music from Coppelia (Delibes) and a show time request from you
Produced by John Tylett

Contributors

Conducted By: Dudley Simpson
Introduced By: Colin Doran
Produced By: John Tylett

: News Summary ROUNDABOUT

News, views and music
Friday edition
Introduced by Richard Murdoch who invites you to listen to the brightest and best of records
Rove Around with Stephen Grenfell
Garden with Fred Yule
Look at Life with Charmian Innea and Lend an Ear to Malcolm Lockyer at the piano on and off the Hit Parade
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic
Paul Fenoulhet
Introduces and conducts the BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Produced by Bill Worsley
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Fred Yule
Unknown: Charmian Innea
Unknown: Malcolm Lockyer
Introduces: Paul Fenoulhet
Leader: John Jezard
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: The Archers

A story of country folk

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Written By: Geoffrey Webb
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: Tony Shryane

: RADIO NEWSREEL

: SPORT

Ian Wooldridge on tomorrow's fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Wooldridge

: News Summary Leslie Phillips, Stephen Murray Jon Pertwee join in ' THE NAVY LARK'

by Laurie Wyman
A weekly and surely fictitious account of events in a naval detachment only loosely connected with the Senior Service. with assistance from Michael Bates
Ronnie Barker and Tenniel Evans
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Wyman
Unknown: Michael Bates
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Tenniel Evans
Produced By: Alastair Scott-Johnston
Lieut Murray, the No 1: Stephen Murray
Chief Petty Officer Pertwee: Jon Pertwee
Sub-Lieut Phillips: Leslie Phillips
Commander Povey: Richard Caldicot
Heather: Heather Chasen

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor
Laidman Browne , Pat Coombs
Script by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Kitty Bluett
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Laidman Browne
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Script By: Bernard Botting
Script By: Charles Hart
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont

: News Summary ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Ralph Wightman
Anthony Wedgwood Benn, M.P.
Jeremy Thorpe ,
M.P. Patricia McLaughlin, M.P.
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Michael Bowen
From the Buller Hall. Exeter. Devon before an audience from the ' Agricola ' Social and Sports Club
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? ' should be addressed to the BBC. Bristol, marked ' Any Answers? ' to arrive on Monday

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Anthony Wedgwood Benn, M.P.
Unknown: Jeremy Thorpe
Unknown: M.P. Patricia McLaughlin, M.P.
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Arranged By: Michael Bowen

: FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT

Radio's Hall of melody and song featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra (Leader. William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Conducted by Lt.-Col. F. J. Harris , O.B.E .
Director of Music
BBC Studio Choir
Conducted by Alan G. Melville and James Milligan
Introduced by John Hobday Produced by James Dufour
Staged at the Camden Theatre, London
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Conducted By: Lt.-Col. F. J. Harris , O.B.E
Conducted By: Alan G. Melville
Conducted By: James Milligan
Introduced By: John Hobday
Produced By: James Dufour

: NEWS

: Jimmy Shand in Heather Mixture

A miscellany of music from Scotland sung by Laura Brand
The Joe Gordon Folk Four and played by Jimmy Shand and his Band
Introduced by Bill Jack Produced byBen Lyons
In the BBC's Scottish studios

Contributors

Sung By: Laura Brand
Unknown: Joe Gordon
Played By: Jimmy Shand
Introduced By: Bill Jack
Produced By: Ben Lyons

: News Summary LIGHTS OUT

Music for the late evening played by Sidney Sax with the Harlequins

Contributors

Played By: Sidney Sax

: LATE NEWS

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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