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: 1.500 m

Shipping Forecast

: Your Holiday Weather

by the man from the ' Met' Office

: Hymn for Whit Sunday 'Love Divine, all loves excelling' followed by SILVER CHORDS

with ' David'
Kelvin Thomas , Keith Griffin
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: Kelvin Thomas
Unknown: Keith Griffin
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 Harold Rogers


Arranged By: Harold Rogers

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

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


with The John Barry Seven
Plus Four, and Maureen Evans
Going Up
Members of the audience comment and give their opinion on three new records
Folk Beat with the Thames-side Four
Produced by Brian Matthew


Produced By: Brian Matthew


Anona Winn , Joy Adamson Jack Train , Kenneth Home and Gilbert Harding


Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Gilbert Harding

: People's Service

from Kenley and Purley Methodist Church, Godstone Road, Purley, Surrey; conducted by the Rev. W. J. Piatt, D.D ., of the British and Foreign Bible Society
* World Journey
1— ' One world-or none? '
Organist, W. C. Guthrie
Minister, the Rev. Henry Arnett


Unknown: Rev. W. J. Piatt, D.D
Organist: W. C. Guthrie
Unknown: Rev. Henry Arnett

: 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 Bill Crozier


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Bill Crozier

: 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 Produced by Glyn Jones


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

: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon in LIFE WITH THE LYONS

15—' The Big Fiddle '

: Kenneth Home in BEYOND OUR KEN

A sort of radio show written by Eric Merriman
Incidental music by Edwin Braden
Produced by Jacques Brown


Written By: Eric Merriman
Music By: Edwin Braden
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: Peter Haigh introduces MOVIE-GO-ROUND

A sound approach to the cinema including
Peter Noble
With news from the British studios
Sound-track from
'Tail Story' starring
Anthony Perkins and Jane Fonda
An interview with JAMES MACARTHUR
Bounds Familiar (or otherwise)
DESMOND CARRINGTON and SPENCER HALE test your memory of films
Sound-track from
'Sergeant Rutledge ' starring Jeffrey Hunter
Constance Towers. Billie Burke with Woody Strode
Adaptation by Roy Bradford Script by Trafford Whitelock Produced by Alfred Dunning


Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Anthony Perkins
Unknown: Jane Fonda
Unknown: James MacArthur
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Jeffrey Hunter
Unknown: Constance Towers.
Unknown: Billie Burke
Unknown: Woody Strode
Unknown: Roy Bradford
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Max Jaffa in Melody Hour

with Andy Cole
The Dennis Wilson Trio and The Max Jaffa Orchestra
Introduced by David Geary Produced by James Dufour


Unknown: Andy Cole
Introduced By: David Geary
Produced By: James Dufour

: Duncan Mclntyre as James Pearson and Ronald Baddiley as Sam Jolly in 'SCOTSMEN'S GOLD*

A new serial in ten episodes by G. K. Saunders
Cast in order of speaking:
Violin played by Billy Miller
Production by Audrey Cameron
James Pearson , a Scots settler in Otago, has gone to the Lindis Pass gold diggings where he opened a store which was burnt down. £ 1,000 of the miners' gold, which he had in his keeping, was stolen. With Pearson are his children, Jane and Robert, Sam Jolly his partner, and also Martha and her baby-whom Pearson met on his trip to the Lindis and was persuaded to take along with him.


Unknown: G. K. Saunders
Played By: Billy Miller
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Unknown: James Pearson
The storyteller: Norman Claridge
Robert Pearson: Glen Grant
Sam Jolly: Ronald Baddiley
Jane Pearson: Mairhi Russell
James Pearson: Duncan McLntyre
Martha: Paddy Turner
Blacklock: Philip Cunningham

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

He recently visited
Porthcawl, Glamorgan to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Gordon Williams


Produced By: Gordon Williams


with The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams
Songs simply sung for song lovers
Tonight's programme includes:
'Stay out of the South'
'Leven pounds of heaven'
'I'm shy, Mary Ellen , I'm shy'
Accompanied by Jack Emblow
Produced by John Browell


Directed By: Cliff Adams
Unknown: Mary Ellen
Accompanied By: Jack Emblow
Produced By: John Browell

: Does the Team Think?

Members of the public and invited personalities put questions to a team of distinguished experts
The great minds are:
Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray Cyril Fletcher , Derek Roy
In the chair, McDonald Hobley
Special guest, Barbara Kelly


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Derek Roy
Unknown: McDonald Hobley
Unknown: Barbara Kelly

: James McKechnie and Bill Kerr in ' THE FLYING DOCTOR '

13—' The Lonely Grave '


: Michael Brooke plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme


from Forfar Old Parish Church, with the United Choirs of Forfar conducted by the Rev. Ian Pitt -Watson, who also introduces the hymns
Organist, D. W. Bernard
Theme: ' God is a Spirit'
Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire
(Tune, Veni Creator)
I feel the winds of God today (Tune,
Spirit divine, attend our prayers
(Tune, Abergele)
Come down, 0 Love divine (Tune,
Down Ampney)
In the name of Jesus (Tune, Cuddesdon)
0 Spirit of the living God (Tune, St.
All creatures of our God and King
(Tune, Lasst Uns Erfreuen)
The duteous day now closeth (Tune,
Btessing pronounced by the Rev. D. M. Bell


Unknown: Rev. Ian Pitt
Organist: D. W. Bernard
Unknown: Rev. D. M. Bell

: Evelyn Laye introduces ON STAGE, EVERYBODY !

A spectacular in sound
This week's musical star
Elisabeth Welch
Julia Shelley , Denis Quilley
Patricia Routledge , John Hewer and the Rita Williams Singers featuring a parade of songs from
Damn Yankees,' 'A Girl Called Jo,' Golden City,' ' The Two Bouquets,' The Crooked Mile,' ' Most Happy Fella,' The Cat and the Fiddle,' ' Candide,' ' The Boy Friend,' Sweet and Low,' 'Lock Up Your Daughters,' ' Follow a Star,' ' Kismet,' ' Carousel,' ' Blackbirds/ 'Late Joys'
Evelyn Laye recalls a famous musical play in which she has starred
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Written by Robert Bishop Production by Ronnie Hill


Unknown: Elisabeth Welch
Unknown: Julia Shelley
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: John Hewer
Unknown: Evelyn Laye
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Written By: Robert Bishop
Production By: Ronnie Hill

: Alan Keith introduces YOUR HUNDRED BEST TUNES

A further series featuring gramophone records of a hundred of the most popular pieces chosen by listeners


: PETE MURRAY invites you to PETE'S PARTY

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 Don Sayer


Unknown: Paul Martin
Produced By: Don Sayer


Christian words and music


: Close Down

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