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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Welsh Orchestra
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.
G.T.S.; Shipping Forecast
Weather and News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

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

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Midland Light Orchestra Conducted by Gilbert Vinter
Weather and News Summary at 8.30

Contributors

Conducted By: Gilbert Vinter

: The Weather

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Introduced by Peter West
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter West

: 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
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

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

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: MORNING STORY

From Wales
'Johnny's Miracle ' by Cledwyn Hughes
Read by Caroline Francis

Contributors

Read By: Caroline Francis

: 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
Guest artist, Hy Hazell

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Artist: Hy Hazell

: News Summary MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Julien Gaillard )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
The Four Freemen, Duggie Chapman
Rawicz and Landauer, Beryl Reid
Introduced by Bill Gates

Contributors

Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown: Duggie Chapman
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Introduced By: Bill Gates

: MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC

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

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five Today's story: ' Gyp the Friendly Dog ' by Mrs. L. H. Graham , told by Daphne Oxenford.

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs. L. H. Graham
Told By: Daphne Oxenford.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

From Northern Ireland
Ideas for Food Competition: Esther Mitofsky, the judge for Northern Ireland, announces names of winners and runners-up and comments on the entries
French in the Parlour: Barbara Hunter tells how she was taught the language by an eccentric who shared her childhood home
Among Unknown Men by Moya MacGiffin. Memories of fifteen years in West Africa
'... and the Mail Went Through': Maurice Leitch talks about his experiences as a temporary country postman
Introduced by John Body
Serial: ' Boy in a Grey Overcoat' by Jean Ross
Abridged by P. J. R. Wright
Read by June Tobin
The ninth of twelve instalments
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Introduced By: John Body
Unknown: Jean Ross
Abridged By: P. J. R. Wright
Read By: June Tobin

: Band of the ROYAL MILITARY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

(by permission of the Commandant)
Conducted by Lt.-Col.
David McBain , O.B.E.
News Summary at 3.30

Contributors

Unknown: David McBain

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Fredric Cooper and his Tipica Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Fredric Cooper

: News Summary MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Lesley Wilson

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: THE MELODIES LINGER ON

Recalling highlights of the theatre and film world with The London Theatre Orchestra Conducted by Raymond Agoult and Margaret Ashton (soprano)
The programme includes
Overture: The Beautiful Galathea
A selection from
Porgy and Bess (George Gershwin ) and a show time request from you
Produced by John Tylee

Contributors

Conducted By: Raymond Agoult
Conducted By: Margaret Ashton
Unknown: George Gershwin
Produced By: John Tylee

: 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 Nancy Spain 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: 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 Jon Pertwee, Leslie Phillips Stephen Murray 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 Pertweo
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 A. G. Street , Francis Williams
Lady Barnett, Asa Briggs
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Michael Bowen
From Bournemouth School in Hampshire
Listeners' views for use in ' Any Answers?' , should be addressed to the BBC, Bristol, marked ' Any Answers? ' to arrive on Monday

Contributors

Unknown: A. G. Street
Unknown: Francis Williams
Unknown: Asa Briggs
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 Coldstream Guards
Conducted by Lt.-Co!. Douglas A. Pope
Director of Music
BBC Studio Choir
Conducted by Alan G. Melville and Doreen Hume
Introduced by Robin Boyle Produced by James Dufour
Staged at the Camden Theatre, London
Tickets may be obtained on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Douglas A. Pope
Conducted By: Alan G. Melville
Conducted By: Doreen Hume
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
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 by Ben Lyons in the BBC's Scottish studios

Contributors

Sung By: Laura Brand
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

Shipping Forecast on 1,50) m.








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