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: 1,500 m.

Shipping Forecast

: Your Holiday Weather

by the man from the ' Met ' Office

: News Summary A SEQUENCE

of music
Arranged by John Powell


Arranged By: John Powell

: 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
Jennifer Archer: Valborg Maitland
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
Fred Barratt: Tommy Duggan


Stepping out
In their Sunday Best
Bert Weedon and the Easy Beats
Lorie Mann
Sheila Southern and Dick Jordan
Going Up?
Members of the audience comment and give their opinion on three new records
This week's guests:
The Jeff Rowena Quintet
Folk Beat
Wally Whyton
Produced by Brian Matthew


Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Lorie Mann
Unknown: Dick Jordan
Unknown: Jeff Rowena
Unknown: Wally Whyton
Produced By: Brian Matthew

: People's Service

from First Derry Presbyterian Church. Londonderry, conducted by the Rev. W. I. Steele
3—' What a Man! '
Organist, Jack Taggart


Unknown: Rev. W. I. Steele
Organist: Jack Taggart

: 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

: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in MEET THE HUGGETTS

with Charles Leno
14—' Tying the Knot'
Other parts played by John Cazabon
Written by Eddie Maguire
Production by Jacques Brown
(Kathleen Harrison is in ' Watch It, Sailor ' at the Aldwych Theatre, London)


Unknown: Charles Leno
Played By: John Cazabon
Written By: Eddie Maguire
Production By: Jacques Brown
Unknown: Kathleen Harrison
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Bobby: Malcolm Ranson
Jane: Alanna Boyce
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno

: Ted Ray in RAY'S A LAUGH

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


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

: Peter Haigh introduces MOVIE-GO-ROUND

A sound approach to the cinema
Sound-track from
Piccadilly Third Stop starring Terence Morgan Yoko Tani. Mai Zetterling
William Hartnell , and John Crawford
Adaptation by Peter Davalle
Now and Then
Ernie Love and Roy Girdler
Managers of Britain's oldest and newest cinemas
Sounds Familiar (or otherwise)
DESMOND CARRINGTON and SPENCER HALE test your memory of films
Sound-track from A French Mistress starring Cecil Parker
James Robertson Justice. Ian Bannen and Agnes Laurent
Adaptation by Roy Bradford Script by Trafford Whitelock Produced by Alfred Dunning


Unknown: George Mikell
Unknown: Terence Morgan
Unknown: Yoko Tani.
Unknown: Mai Zetterling
Unknown: William Hartnell
Unknown: John Crawford
Unknown: Peter Davalle
Unknown: Ernie Love
Unknown: Roy Girdler
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Cecil Parker
Unknown: James Robertson
Unknown: Ian Bannen
Unknown: Agnes Laurent
Unknown: Roy Bradford
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: Bernard Monshin in

MELODY HOUR with The Bryan Rodwell Quartet
Julie Dawn and the BernardMonshin Tango Orchestra
Introduced by Colin Doran
Produced by Eric Arden


Unknown: Bryan Rodwell
Unknown: Julie Dawn
Introduced By: Colin Doran
Produced By: Eric Arden

: David Gell introduces LATIN-AMERICAN SERENADE

Following the sun, on records, in search of the colour and excitement of the Latin Americas

: Franklin Entfelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

He recently visited
Farcham, Hampshire 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
' I'll string along with you ' ' Look for the silver lining'
' Nice people '
Accompanied by Jack Emblow
Produced by John Browell


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

: Something to Shout About

A light-hearted look at the advertising world
[Starring] Michael Medwin with Eleanor Summerfield, Fenella Fielding and Joan Sims


Production: Trafford Whitelock
Michael Lightfoot: Michael Medwin
Maggie: Eleanor Summerfield
Janet: Fenella Fielding
Mavis: Joan Sims


: Rona Anderson and Bryden Murdoch in ' THE SINGING SPIDER'

by Angus MacVicar
See top of page and page 4


Unknown: Angus MacVicar

: John Hobday plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme

: Sunday Half-Hour

Community hymn-singing from Vicar Street Methodist Church. Dudley, Worcestershire
Hymns introduced by Eric Blennerhassett
Organist and Choirmaster.
J. Bloomer
0 for a closer walk (Tune. Belmont) I will sing the wondrous story (Tune,
For the might of thine arm (Tune.
Mountain Christians)
Lord, speak to me (Tune, Maryton) Who fathoms the eternal thought
(Tune. Greenhill)
Jesus shall reign (Tune, Rimmington) Breathe on me (Tune. St. Beuno)
Fill thou my life (Tune. Beatitude)
Blessing by the Minister the Rev. Geoffrey Huggett


Unknown: Rev. Geoffrey Huggett


introduces and conducts
MUSIC OF DISTINCTION played by his world-famous Concert Orchestra
The programme includes items from some of Mantovani's recent record*
Among tonight's melodies:
' Friendly Persuasion '
'My hero'
Produced by Cyril Drake


Produced By: Cyril Drake

: Alan Keith introduces 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


Music to set you dreaming
Produced by Derek Cutner


Produced By: Derek Cutner


Christian words and music


: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.

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