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: WEATHER AND NEWS followed by MORNING MUSIC

BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
Leader. David Adams
Conductor, David Curry
Louis Voss and his Kursaal Orchestra
Edward Rubach and the Novelalra

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry
Conductor: Louis Voss

: MELODY ON THE MOVE

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra Leader. Jack Nugent
Conducted by Raymond Agoult

Contributors

Leader: Jack Nugent
Conducted By: Raymond Agoult

: WEATHER

: CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES

Some more of the records you have asked to hear played by Derek McCulIoch (Uncle Mac)

Contributors

Played By: Derek McCulioch

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: SATURDAY CLUB

The best of today's
' pop ' entertainment, featuring
Adam Faith
Lorie Mann
The Brooks Brothers
The Trebletones
The John Barry Seven
Arthur Greenslade and the Gee Men
The Jazz Cellar
Mirk Mulligan and his Band George Melly
New To You
Spinning the latest releases
Cat's Call
Disc stars you've requested
Introduced by Brian Matthew Produced by Jimmy Grant
Adam Faith is appearing in ' Dick Whtt lington ' at the Wimbledon Theatre

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Faith
Unknown: Lorie Mann
Unknown: John Barry Seven
Unknown: Arthur Greenslade
Unknown: Mirk Mulligan
Unknown: George Melly
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant
Produced By: Adam Faith
Unknown: Dick Whtt

: TOP OF THE FORM

John Ellison and Robert MacDermot are the Question-Masters in this general knowledge contest between representative teams from Girls' and Boys' Schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
IS: SEMI-FINAL-1
Portsmouth High School, Girls v.
High School for Girls, Dungannon Questions set by Tom Williams Produced by Joan Clark
Last Thursday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: John Ellison
Unknown: Robert MacDermot
Unknown: Tom Williams
Produced By: Joan Clark

: SPOTLIGHT

A musical focus
Here, There, and Everywhere Presented by John Powell
Last programme of the series

Contributors

Presented By: John Powell

: SPORTS PARADE

with Eamonn Andrews
What's on Today?
A magazine programme, including
Football League: Clifford Webb in London. Charles Harrold in Birmingham, and Bill Bothwell in Manchester give the latest news and their opinions about this afternoon's games
Scottish League by Jameson Clark Rugby League by Alan Dixon Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: EDMUNDO ROS

and his
Latin-American Orchestra
The Orchestra broadcasts by permission of the Edmundo Ros' Club, London

: POP PACKET

Eric Winstone introduces
Rock with The Brooks Brothers
The Sweet Sound of the Roy Marsh Trio Ted Taylor swinging the clavoline Ballads with a Beat Steve Martin
Norman St. Pier and his Trad Group The Soft Touch
Eric Winstone and his piano Produced by John Hooper

Contributors

Introduces: Eric Winstone
Unknown: Roy Marsh Trio
Unknown: Ted Taylor
Unknown: Steve Martin
Unknown: Norman St.
Unknown: Eric Winstone
Produced By: John Hooper

: BRASS BAND PARADE

featuring
Festival Highlights conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Massed Bands conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
All Star Band conducted by Harry Mortimer s

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Harry Mortimer

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Commentary by Raymond Glendenning on the second! half of one of today's
English League matches
4.5 app. Classified half-time scores

Contributors

Commentary By: Raymond Glendenning

: PIANO INTERLUDE

played by Jack Nathan

Contributors

Played By: Jack Nathan

: SPORTS REPORT

with Eamonn Andrews
A comprehensive and up-to-the-minute survey of the day's sport
5.0 Football and Racing: The day's results read by John Webster and Gerald Sinstadt
5.10 app. Special Reports and news flashes and interviews from the grounds
First Division: Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton Wanderers; Blackpool v. Blackburn Rovers; Bolton Wanderers v. Leicester City; Manchester City v. Fulham; Newcastle United v. Birmingham City; Nottingham Forest v. Preston North End; Tottenham Hotspur v. West Ham Un.ited
Scottish League: Jameson Clark on an outstanding match
Talking Sport: Leading players, administrators. and journalists join Eamonn Andrews at the microphone to discuss topics of the moment
5.52 app. CLASSIFIED FOOTBALL RESULTS Produced by Angus Mackay

Contributors

Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Read By: John Webster
Read By: Gerald Sinstadt
Unknown: Jameson Clark
Unknown: Eamonn Andrews
Produced By: Angus MacKay

: AMBRIDGE SING-SONG

A get-together at the Bull Inn
See page 5

: London Mirror

A programme designed to reflect international, Commonwealth, and United Kingdom artists appearing currently before London audiences
What's New in the Theatre
Including
Janet Waters, Ted Rogers and Bill Newman in an excerpt from
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella at the Adelphi Theatre, London
The Song of the Week
Record Event
London Cabaret with guest stars,
The Andrews Sisters and a collection of other items
Introduced by Wilfrid Thomas with the Bill Shepherd Singers and the BBC Revue Orchestra Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer Produced by Trafford Whitelock
BBC General Overseas Service recording

Contributors

Unknown: Ted Rogers
Unknown: Bill Newman
Introduced By: Wilfrid Thomas
Singers: Bill Shepherd
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Malcolm Lockyer
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Clifford Webb summarises the day's outstanding fixtures

Contributors

Unknown: Clifford Webb

: A PRESENT FOR CHRISTMAS

A special
* Flying Doctor ' story based on the work of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia with James McKechnie as Dr. Chris Rogers
Bill Kerr as Tommy O'Donnell
Rosemary Miller as Mary West
Bettina Dickson as Sally MacAndrew
Written by Rex Rienits
Production by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Dr. Chris Rogers
Unknown: Bill Kerr
Unknown: Tommy O'Donnell
Unknown: Rosemary Miller
Unknown: Mary West
Unknown: Bettina Dickson
Unknown: Sally MacAndrew
Written By: Rex Rienits
Production By: Vernon Harris
Joe Cabalini: John Cazabon
Maria Cabalini: Lesley Jackson
Anna Cabalini: Lola Brooks
Dermott O'Brien: Brian Dent

: AWAY IN A MANGER

Bruce Trent and the BBC Midland Singers sing favourite
Christmas hymns and carols accompanied by the BBC Midland Light Orchestra Leader, James Hutcheon
Conducted by John Lowe
Choirboys from
St. Augustine's Church, Edgbaston
Organist and Choirmaster, Roy Massey
Reader, Deryck Guyler
Organist, George Miles '
The programme includes: Silent night
The holly and the ivy
While shepherds watched Away in a manger
Mary had a Baby (Negro Spiritual) The Coventry Carol
Hark, the herald angels sing

Contributors

Unknown: Bruce Trent
Leader: James Hutcheon
Conducted By: John Lowe
Reader: Roy Massey
Reader: Deryck Guyler
Organist: George Miles

: GRACIE FIELDS

invites you to
International Star Time to enjoy, with her records of stars chosen and introduced by stars
Recording See page 4

: MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

for a quiet moment on Christmas Eve played by the strings of the BBC Concert Orchestra Leader, William Armon Conducted by John Hollingsworth with William Bartlett
Nicholas Busch
Richard Scates
Michael Magee
Raymond Bryant
Christopher Nicholls
George Thalben-Ball
The Linden Singers
Conductor, Ian Humphris in a programme of continuous music in contemplative mood
From the Church of All Souls, Langham Place
Tickets obtainable on application to [address removed], enclosing a stamped addressed envolope.

Contributors

Leader: William Armon
Conducted By: John Hollingsworth
Unknown: William Bartlett
Unknown: Nicholas Busch
Unknown: Richard Scates
Unknown: Michael Magee
Unknown: Raymond Bryant
Unknown: Christopher Nicholls
Unknown: George Thalben-Ball
Conductor: Ian Humphris

: PICK OF THE POPS

played by David Jacobs
Part 1:
A survey of seasonable songs on records

Contributors

Played By: David Jacobs

: NEWS and SPORT

: PICK OF THE POPS

PART 2:
Records currently climbing the Top Twenty and a review of the very latest releases
Produced by Derek Chinnery

Contributors

Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: LATE NEWS

: CARILLON

: MIDNIGHT MASS OF THE NATIVITY

from St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church, Pinner
Celebrant: Fr. Paul Mullins
Preacher: Fr. Wilfrid Trotman
The action of the Masa described by Fr. Denis O'Donnell
Blessing of the Crib
Once in Royal David's City Silent Night
Proper of the Mass from the First
Mass of the Nativity
Common of the Mass:
Mass of St. Luke (Trotman)
Adeste Fideles
Recessional carol:
The Infant King
(Basque trad., arr. Trotman)
Organist. Vivien Matthews
Choirmaster, Fr. Wilfrid Trotman See page 5

Contributors

Unknown: Fr. Paul Mullins
Unknown: Fr. Wilfrid Trotman
Unknown: Fr. Denis O'Donnell
Organist: Vivien Matthews

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