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: Your Holiday Weather

by the man from the ' Met' Office


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 LE MANS

International 24-Hour
Sports Car Race
See panel

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

A story of country folk


Written By: Geoffrey Webb
Written By: Edward J. Mason
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: 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
Jiimmy Grange: Alan Rothwell
Mr Grenville: Michael Shaw
Hazel White: Mary Chester


From the North of England 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
FolkBeat with Clinton Ford
Produced by Brian Matthew


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


Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train. , Richard Dimbleby and Gilbert Harding


Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Jack Train.
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
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 '
4—Right down under
Organist, W. C. Guthrie
Reader, Bernard Tattersall


Unknown: Rev. W. J. Piatt
Reader: Bernard Tattersall

: 1,500 m.: Shipping Forecast 247 m. and VHF: Good Listening

Some news of current programmes


Bee panel followed by TWO-WAY
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 Boya
Listen to
Alan Breeze and Kathie Kay with The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey (himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney Produced by Glyn Jone *


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


: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in ' MEET THE HUGGETTS'

(Kathleen Harrison is in ' Watch It, Sailor at the Aldwyeh Theatre, London)


Unknown: Kathleen Harrison


: Peter Haigh introduces MOVIE-GO-ROUND

a sound approach to the cinema including
Peter NOBLE with news from the British studio*
Sound-track from
' Never Let Go ' starring Richard Todd ,
Peter Sellers , and Elizabeth Sellars
An interview with BERNARD LEE
Sounds Familiar (or otherwise)
DESMOND CARRINGTON and Spencer HALE test your memory of films
Sound-track from
' Oscar Wilde ' starring Robert Morley
Ralph Richardson. Phyllis Calvert , and John Neville
Adaptation by Roy Bradford Script by Trafford Whitelock Produced by Alfred Dunning


Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Elizabeth Sellars
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Ralph Richardson.
Unknown: Phyllis Calvert
Unknown: John Neville
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
Unknown: Dennis Wilson Trio
Introduced By: David Geary
Produced By: James Dufour


See panel

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

A new serial inten episodes by G. K. Saunders
Other parts played by Nicholas Edmett , Jon Rollason and Nigel Anthony
Violin played by Billy Miller
Production by Audrey Cameron
Martha has been kidnapped by Steve the Squealer, and the diggers at Gabriel's Gully form a party to track him down. Pearson goes on ahead and in a small cave he finds Flash Harold-Steve's companion—dying aiter being shot by Steve. He leaves Harold and goes after Steve, who ambushes him-but Daniel Hath away and George Gruff in turn take Steve by surprise, and in trying to escape he is swept away by the swirling river.


Unknown: G. K. Saunders
Played By: Nicholas Edmett
Played By: Jon Rollason
Violin: Nigel Anthony
Played By: Billy Miller
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Unknown: Daniel Hath
Unknown: George Gruff
The Storyteller: Norman Claridge
Tip: George Hagan
Scottie: Douglas Storm
Daniel Hathaway: John Humphry
George Gruff: George Merritt
Jane Pearson: Mairhi Russell
Robert Pearson: Glen Grant
Mrs Jenkins: Eva Stuart
Andrew Wilson: Tom Watson
Jenkins: Charles Simon
Moocher: David Bird
Paddy ,: Gabriel Woolf
Martha: Paddy Turner

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

He recently visited
Nuneaton, Warwickshire to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


with The Adam Singers Directed by Cliff Adams
Songs simply sung for song lovers
Tonight's programme includes: ' The loveliest night of the year '
' Green grow the rushes, O!'
' There's a blue ridge round my heart, Virginia'
Accompanied by Jack Emblow
Produced by John Browell


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

: Does the Team Think?

The great minds are:
Jimmy Edwards, Ted Ray, Cyril Fletcher, Derek Roy
In the chair, McDonald Hobley
Special guest: Semprini


Panellist: Jimmy Edwards
Panellist: Ted Ray
Panellist: Cyril Fletcher
Panellist: Derek Roy
Guest: Semprini
Chairman: McDonald Hobley

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

16-' The Tyranny of Love '


Golf: Tom Scott reports from Portmarnock golf course on the final day's play in the Canada Cup Tournament


Unknown: Tom Scott

: Michael Brooke plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme


Community hymn-singing from St. Macartin's Cathedral, Ennis killen , Co. Fermanagh
Organist, Anthony E. Smith
Conductor, Peter Montgomery
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher He who would valiant be (Tune,
Monk's Gate)
God of mercy (Tune, Heathlands)
Stand up! stand up for Jesus! (Tune,
Morning Light)
Teach me, my God and King (Tune,
Praise, my sou! (Tune, Praise, my soul)
Dear Lord and father of mankind
(Tune, Repton)
0 Jesus I have promised (Tune, Missionary)
Abide with me (Tune, Eventide)
Prayer and blessing by the Rev. Canon T. Clements


Unknown: Ennis Killen
Organist: Anthony E. Smith
Conductor: Peter Montgomery
Introduced By: Edgar Boucher
Unknown: Rev. Canon T. Clements

: Evelyn Laye introduce* the last of the present series of ON STAGE, EVERYBODY!

A spectacular in sound
This week's ' musical star' from the legitimate theatre
Frank Lawton
Olga Gwynne , Libby Morris
Peter Gilmore , Richard Golding with The Rita Williams Singers featuring a parade of songs from
'Oh, Please!,' 'Old Chelsea,' 'Show Boat,' ' Allegro,' ' Li'l Abner,' ' The Co-Optimists,' ' Porgy and Bess.' ' Salad Days,' ' Call It Love,' Don't Shoot, We're English,' ' The Rebel Maid,' ' Fanny,' ' Cage Me a Peacock,' ' Kiss Me Kate.' ' Romance by Candlelight,' ' Bitter Sweet,' ' Gigi'
Evelyn Laye recalls a famous musical play in which she has starred
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Julien Gaillard )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowits
Written by Robert Bishop Produced by Ronnie Hill


Unknown: Frank Lawton
Unknown: Olga Gwynne
Unknown: Libby Morris
Unknown: Peter Gilmore
Unknown: Richard Golding
Unknown: Evelyn Laye
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conductor: Harry Rabinowits
Written By: Robert Bishop
Produced By: Ronnie Hill

: Alan Keith introduce* YOUR HUNDRED BEST TUNES

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



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 Don Sayer


Unknown: Paul Martin
Produced By: Don Sayer


Christian words and music


: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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