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: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Peter Akister and his Orchestra
Jules Ruben and Laurie Steele
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
Weather and News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Conductor: Peter Akister
Unknown: Jules Ruben
Unknown: Laurie Steele

: Peter West's MORNING CALL

with the first records of the day
Weather and News Summary at 8.30

: Your Holiday Weather

by the man from the ' Met' Office

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Bob Danvers-Walker
Introduces your request records
News Summary at 9.30

Contributors

Introduces: Bob Danvers-Walker

: FIVE TO TEN

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: REGINALD DIXON

at the organ of the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

: News Summary MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

The Gerald Crossman Players

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Crossman

: MORNING STORY

with Antony Bilbow
* Nothing's Too Much Trouble

Contributors

Unknown: Antony Bilbow

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Lesley Wilson

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: News Summary MIDDAY MELODY HOUR

featuring
Carole Carr
The Dennis Wilson Trio and Reginald Tilsley and his Orchestra
Introduced by Michael Vowden
Produced by John Fawcett Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: Dennis Wilson Trio
Unknown: Reginald Tilsley
Introduced By: Michael Vowden
Produced By: John Fawcett Wilson

: News Summary PARADE OF THE POPS

A review of this week's popular music and predictions of hits to come with Bob Miller and the Millermen
The Raindrops and this week's guests:
Maureen Evans
Gary Mills
Introduced by Denny Piercy Produced by John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Miller
Unknown: Maureen Evans
Unknown: Gary Mills
Introduced By: Denny Piercy
Produced By: John Kingdon

: News Summary THE BEST OF BROADWAY

Songs and tunes from musical successes over the years
Compiled by Neil Stevens
Introduced by Patience Sheffield
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Stevens
Introduced By: Patience Sheffield

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under fiveNursery rhymes, stories, music
Today's story: Mr. Frog goes to a Party ' by Dorothy Tinniswood , told by Daphne Oxenford.

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Tinniswood
Told By: Daphne Oxenford.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

including
Guest of the Week:
John Mortimer
The Mother of a Daughter: a personal story
My Favourite Villain: Margaret Irwin regards James I in this light
Answering Your Questions
In Praise of Virtue: Ruth Pitter on frugality
Denis McCarthy reads from Mr. Flnchley
Discovers His England' by Victor Canning
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
(The second item is recorded)
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: Margaret Irwin
Unknown: Ruth Pitter
Unknown: Denis McCarthy
Unknown: Victor Canning
Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson

: ESPECIALLY FOR YOU

Requested music played by the BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader, Philip Whiteway) Conductor, Rae Jenkins

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: RACING

me Uieveley Park Stakes
A race for two-year-old fillies run over a distance of six furlongs
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan
From Newmarket

Contributors

Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Jack White and his Band

Contributors

Unknown: Jack White

: News Summary MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Lesley Wilson

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: Flat Racing Results followed until 6.30 by JACK PAYNE

presenting
Golden Discs
Some of the world's greatest and most popular recorda of past and present

: GOLDEN DISCS

(Continued)

: News Summary ROUNDABOUT

News, views, and music
WEDNESDAY EDITION
Introduced by McDonald Hobley
Football Forecasts by W. J. Hicks
6.29 Weather and News Summary
Tonight's Topic
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Bernard Herrmann with singer, Julie Jones
Produced by Charles Chilton
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Introduced By: McDonald Hobley
Unknown: W. J. Hicks
Conducted By: Bernard Herrmann
Singer: Julie Jones
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: SPORTS NEWS

: The Archers

A story of country folk

Contributors

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

: SPORT

: News Summary Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in MEET THE HUGGETTS

with Charles Leno
16-' A Matter of Time'
Written by Eddie Maguire
Production by Jacques Brown

Contributors

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

: SPY-CATCHER

True stories of the search for enemy spies in wartime, based on the memoirs of Lt.-Colonel Oreste
Pinto with Bernard Archard as Colonel Pinto
4—' Like Father Like Son '
Script by Robert Barr
Production by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Archard
Script By: Robert Barr
Production By: Charles Maxwell
Colonel Pinto: Bernard Archard
Captain ;: John Graham
Gabriel: Russell Napier
Jan Loeven: Lan Keill
Loeven: Ronald Baddiley
Orderly: Michael Sherwell

: News Summary Jack Watson introduces LONDON LIGHTS

reflecting the shows, the music the discoveries, and the stars
This week:
Elsie and Doris Waters strictly for laughs
David Whitfield and Stephanie Voss with musical comedy memories
The private life of Beryl Reid who reveals all! — well, nearly 'all!'
Rawicz and Landauer Music from two pianos especially for you
Leslie Crowther
He's foolish — and it's fun!
The London Lights Glee Club and Up and Down Tin Pan Alley with The Adam Singers and the BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Continuity and additional material by Ronnie Wolfe
Production by Trafford Whitelock
(The first of a new series)

Contributors

Unknown: David Whitfield
Unknown: Stephanie Voss
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Landauer Music
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Ronnie Wolfe
Production By: Trafford Whitelock

: News Summary FAMILY FAVOURITES

Records you have asked us to play including some chosen by Service men and women overseas
Presented by Robin Boyle

Contributors

Presented By: Robin Boyle

: NEWS and SPORT

: MUSIC TO MIDNIGHT

An uninterrupted sequence of familiar tunes
Introduced by Gerry Grant
PART 1-SIMPLE MELODY featuring the BBC Variety Orchestra with the String Choir
(Led by John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
The Donald Purchese Quintet and Stars on Record
Perry Como , Doris Day
The Ray Charles Singers
News Summary at 11.30
PART 2-DREAMY MELODY A late evening rendezvous with ' Music to Midnight'
Produced by Bill Sullivan and Norman Mead

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerry Grant
Conductor: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Perry Como
Produced By: Bill Sullivan
Produced By: Norman Mead

: LATE NEWS

: Close Down

followed by Shipping Forecast on 1,500 m.








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