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: WEATHER AND NEWS followed by MORNING MUSIC

BBC Variety Orchestra Leader. John Jezard
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
BBC West of England Players Leader. William Reid
Directed, by Peter Martin
Ronnie Aldrich and Jack Emblow

Contributors

Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Leader: William Reid
Directed By: Peter Martin
Directed By: Ronnie Aldrich
Directed By: Jack Emblow

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

Light Orchestra
Leader, David Adams
Conductor. David Curry

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry

: WEATHER

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

David Nixon introduces your request records

Contributors

Introduces: David Nixon

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: FROM MY rOST-BAG

Listeners' requests introduced and played by Sandy Macpherson at the BBC theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Sandy MacPherson

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ken Beaumont and his Sextet

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Beaumont

: MORNING STORY

from Scotland
' True Colours by William McArthur
Read by Effie Morrison

Contributors

Unknown: William McArthur
Read By: Effie Morrison

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Lesley Wilson
Thursday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: Music for Dancing

Requests from overseas listeners played by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra Introduced by Victor Silvester Produced by John Fenton
BBC General Overseas Service production

Contributors

Played By: Victor Silvester
Introduced By: Victor Silvester
Produced By: John Fenton

: THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Denis Catlin (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Davidson
Baritone: Denis Catlin
Introduced By: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Charles Crathorn
Produced By: Fredric Bayco

: MIDDAY MUSIC-HALL

From London
The Burt Twins
Tollefsen Peter Butterworth
Doreen Hume
BBC Revue Orchestra
Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer Introduced by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown: Burt Twins
Unknown: Tollefsen Peter Butterworth
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Malcolm Lockyer
Introduced By: Bill Gates

: MUSIC ON THE MENU

featuring the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra with Sheila Buxton and The Geoff Alderson Five
Ken Frith at the piano
Norman George (violin)
Directed by Kenny Baker Introduced by Roger Moffat
Produced by Desmond SissoM

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Buxton
Unknown: Geoff Alderson
Unknown: Ken Frith
Violin: Norman George
Directed By: Kenny Baker
Introduced By: Roger Moffat
Produced By: Desmond Sissom

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories and music
Today's story: The Old Bus ' by Hugh E. Walker , told by Daphne Oxenford.

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh E. Walker
Told By: Daphne Oxenford.

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Marjorie Anderson introduces
Review: David Scott-Blackhall about radio
Twenty-six Shopping Days till Christmas: recommending books for children under eight years
Lizards, Cockroaches, and All Mod-cons: Carmy Greville recalls the contrasts of Vietnam
For Your Delight: Wilfred Pickles chooses poems from his anthology
Answering Your Questions
Points from the Post-bag: a discussion on issues raised in listeners' letters
' The Sea Change '
Elizabeth Jane Howard 's book abridged by Naomi Lewis
Read by John Glen and June Tobin
The last of twelve instalment*
The serial is recorded

Contributors

Introduces: Marjorie Anderson
Unknown: David Scott-Blackhall
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Elizabeth Jane Howard
Abridged By: Naomi Lewis
Read By: John Glen

: BAND OF THE ROYAL MARINES SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Conducted by Lieut.-Colonel
F. Vivian Dunn , c.v.O.
Principal Director of Music, Royal Marines

Contributors

Unknown: F. Vivian Dunn

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

played by Fredric Cooper and his Tipica Orchestra

Contributors

Played By: Fredric Cooper

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Lesley Wilson

Contributors

Script By: Lesley Wilson

: RACING RESULTS

: Heather Mixture

with Jimmy Shand
A miscellany of musdc 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

Unknown: Jimmy Shand
Sung By: Laura Brand
Unknown: Joe Gordon
Played By: Jimmy Shand
Introduced By: Bill Jack
Produced By: Ben Lyons

: ROUNDABOUT

News, views and music
FRIDAY EDITION
Richard Murdoch invites you to listen to the brightest and best of records also
Take a Tip from Charmian Innes
Garden with Percy Thrower
Hear Something Strictly for Mets from Michael Howard
Variations on a Theme by Felix King
Tonight's Topic
Paul Fenoulhet conducts the BBC Variety Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Produced by Richard Dingley

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Percy Thrower
Unknown: Felix King
Unknown: Paul Fenoulhet
Leader: John Jezard
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: SPORTS NEWS

including Racing Results

: The Archers

Contributors

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

: SPORT

Ian Wooldridge on Saturday's fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Wooldridge

: RAY'S A LAUGH

Ted Ray with Kitty Bluett
Kenneth Connor
Laidman Browne , Pat Coombs
Percy Edwards in Lost in the Boot
Script by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown: Ted Ray
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

: SING IT AGAIN

A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies, sung by Benny Lee , Jean Campbell
June Marlow , Franklyn Boyd
Julie Dawn , Dick Jordan with the Steve Race Four and Harold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Sung By: Benny Lee
Sung By: Jean Campbell
Sung By: June Marlow
Unknown: Franklyn Boyd
Unknown: Julie Dawn
Unknown: Dick Jordan
Unknown: Harold Smart
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: ANY QUESTIONS?

A spontaneous discussion by Ralph Wightman
Dr. J. Bronowski
Lady Barnett
William Connor (' Cassandra ')
Travelling Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
Arranged by Michael Boweh From the Memorial Hall Tatworth, Somerset
Repeated on Tuesday at 1.10 (Home) Listeners' views for use in ' Any Answers? ' next Thursday at 8.30 p.m., should be addressed to the BBC, Bristol, marked Any Answers? ' and should arrive as soon as possible

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Wightman
Unknown: Dr. J. Bronowski
Unknown: William Connor
Question-Master: Freddy Grisewood
Arranged By: Michael Boweh

: FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT

BBC Concert Orchestra Leader, William Armon
Conductor, Vilem Tausky with Frederick Harvey
Band of the Irish Guards Conducted by Major C. H. Jaeger Director of Music
Stanley Riley with the BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Alan G. Melviile
Introduced by Frank Phillips Produced by James Dufour
Staged at the Camden Theatre, London
Admission by ticket on application to [address removed] enclosing stamped addressed envelope

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Unknown: Frederick Harvey
Conducted By: Major C. H. Jaeger
Unknown: Stanley Riley
Conducted By: Alan G. Melviile
Introduced By: Frank Phillips
Produced By: James Dufour

: NEWS and SPORT

: TAKE YOUR PARTNERS

and dance to the music of Sydney Thompson and his Old Time Orchestra
Introduced by Michael De Morgan
Produced by Richard Dingley

Contributors

Unknown: Sydney Thompson
Introduced By: Michael De
Produced By: Richard Dingley

: LATE DATE

BBC West of England Players Leader, William Reid
Directed by Peter Martin

Contributors

Leader: William Reid
Directed By: Peter Martin

: LATE NEWS

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