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: WEATHER AND NEWS

followed by MORNING MUSIC
BBC Revue Orchestra Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer Sid Phillips and his Band
Francisco Cavez and his Latin-American Rhythm
Eric Parkin at the piano

Contributors

Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Malcolm Lockyer
Conducted By: Sid Phillips
Unknown: Francisco Cavez
Unknown: Eric Parkin

: MEMORIES FOR YOU

Request tunes, with a memory played in strict tempo by Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Produced by John Fenton

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester
Produced By: John Fenton

: WEATHER

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

Edmundo Ros introduces your request records

Contributors

Introduces: Edmundo Ros

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: GERALD SHAW

at the organ of the Odeon, Leicester Square

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Ford Motor Works Military Band
Conductor,
Major G. H. Willcocks , M.V.O., M.B.B.

Contributors

Conductor: Major G. H. Willcocks

: MORNING STORY

' Broken Glass ' by Y. Emrys-Jones
Read by Brenda Bruce

Contributors

Unknown: Y. Emrys-Jones
Read By: Brenda Bruce

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Script by Jonquil Antony
Last Friday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Script By: Jonquil Antony

: MELODY HOUR

featuring
The Lou Whiteson Orchestra
Andy Cole
Henry Krein with his Quartet
William Davies
Introduced by Tony Raymont
Produced by Travers Thorneloe

Contributors

Unknown: Lou Whiteson Orchestra
Unknown: Andy Cole
Unknown: Henry Krein
Unknown: William Davies
Introduced By: Tony Raymont
Produced By: Travers Thorneloe

: 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: Al Saxon
The Springfields
Introduced by Denny Piercy Produced by John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Miller
Introduced By: Denny Piercy
Produced By: John Kingdon

: THE BEST OF BROADWAY

Songs and tunes from musical successes over the years
Compiled by Neil Stevens
Introduced by Patience Sheffield

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Stevens
Introduced By: Patience Sheffield

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

A programme for children under five
Nuraery rhymes, stories, music
Today's story ' The Golliwog that fell off the Christmas Tree.' Part 2, by Christine Rees. told by Dorothy Smith.
Catherine Edwards introduces the programmes this week

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Rees.
Told By: Dorothy Smith.
Introduces: Catherine Edwards

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by Teresa McGonagle and including
Guest of the Week: Eddie Gray
Set Free: Mary Mclnnes tells her story of an instantaneous cure
Behind the Scenes: with Gordon Gow at a pantomime
The Raw Recruit: Ruth Adam on being a grandmother
First Day of Sale: Nancy Martin recalls a day behind the counter
The Patient, of Peacocks Hall Margery Allingham 's book abridged by Stella Rodway Read by Ursula Howells
The fourth talk and serial are recorded

Contributors

Introduced By: Teresa McGonagle
Unknown: Mary McLnnes
Unknown: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Ruth Adam
Unknown: Nancy Martin
Unknown: Hall Margery Allingham
Abridged By: Stella Rodway
Read By: Ursula Howells

: ESPECIALLY FOR YOU

Requested music played by the BBC Welsh Orchestra Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, Rae Jenkins
This week: The Strauss Brothers

Contributors

Conductor: Rae Jenkins

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Bill Savill and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Savill

: MRS. DALE'S DIARY

Repeated on Thursday at 11.15 a.m. Produced by Betty Davies and Eileen Cullen
Out of pity Mrs. Freeman bought a lot of unsuitable furniture from Mrs. Owen to sell at the antique shop, and Vicky Clare lost her temper. Mrs. Dale told Vicky Sally would probably go to America to live; Vicky gossiped at ' Stephanie' and Harvey Hichens heard the rumour and tackled Sally; she imagined her mother had betrayed her confidence and had a row with Mrs. Freeman. ' Merrie England' opened and the Krautzes arrived tc spend Christmas at Virginia Lodge.
Mrs. Dale, Ellis Powell ; Dr. Dale, James Dale ; Mrs. Freeman, Dorothy Lane ; Sally Fulton , Margaret Ward ; Sue Douglas , Valerie Kirkbright ; Mrs. Maggs, Grace Allardyce ; Mr. Maggs, Jack Howarth ; Henry Freeman , Preston Lock wood; Mrs. Owen, Hilda Bayley ; Aunt Hester , Dorothy Lane ; Wayne Kraulz , Preston Lockwood ; Fickling, Robert Webher ; Todhunter, John Rye; lsobel Fielding, Thea Wells ; Elsie Freeman , Betty Hardy ; Mrs. Moumford, Vivienne Chatterton; Mr. Bonner, James Thoma son; Aunzie Vi, Myrtle Reed; Uncle Bill, Ronald Baddiley ; Madame Patti , Freda Dowic

Contributors

Produced By: Betty Davies
Produced By: Eileen Cullen
Unknown: Ellis Powell
Unknown: James Dale
Unknown: Dorothy Lane
Unknown: Sally Fulton
Unknown: Margaret Ward
Unknown: Sue Douglas
Unknown: Valerie Kirkbright
Unknown: Grace Allardyce
Unknown: Jack Howarth
Unknown: Henry Freeman
Unknown: Preston Lock
Unknown: Hilda Bayley
Unknown: Aunt Hester
Unknown: Dorothy Lane
Unknown: Wayne Kraulz
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Unknown: Robert Webher
Unknown: Thea Wells
Unknown: Elsie Freeman
Unknown: Betty Hardy
Unknown: James Thoma
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: Madame Patti
Unknown: Freda Dowic

: RACING RESULTS

: ERIC ROBINSON

in a recorded programme plays
RECORDS FOR YOU
Introducing, on a personal note, his many friends from the world of entertainment

: ROUNDABOUT

News, views, and music
WEDNESDAY EDITION
McDonald Hobley introduces
Football Forecasts by W. J. Hicks
Tonight's Topic
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra with singer Julie Jones
Conducted by Tommy Watt and a selection of your favourite gramophone records Produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: W. J. Hicks
Singer: Julie Jones
Conducted By: Tommy Watt
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: SPORTS NEWS

including racing results

: The Archers

Contributors

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

: SPORT

: THE NAVY LARK

Leslie Phillips as Sub.-Lieut. Phillips
Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray , the No. 1
Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee
Written by Laurie Wyman Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston
Before an audience from H.M.S. Troubridge invited by ' H.M.S. Troutbridge

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Sub.-Lieut. Phillips
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Lieut. Murray
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Written By: Laurie Wyman
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Captain Povey: Richard Caldicoi
Heather: Heather Chasen
A B Johnson: Ronnie Barker
Lieut -Cmdr Stanton: Ronnie Barker
AB Goldstein: Tenniel Evans
The Admiral: Tenniel Evans
Lieut Bates: Michael Bates
A B Ginger: Michael Bates

: GUILTY PARTY

You too can be a detective
Listeners are invited to join with a panel of experts in testing their powers of crime detection in a programme devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
Top Brass
Written by Edward J . Mason
PANEL Of EXPERTS
John Arlott , F. R. Buckley and Robert Fabian
Produced by Tony Shryane
Repeated on Thursday at 4.30 in the Midland Home Service

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Written By: Edward J Mason
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: F. R. Buckley
Unknown: Robert Fabian
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Joe McCready: Jon Farrell
Inspector Galloway: Hamilton Dyce
Maudie: Anne Cullen
Paddy M'Ginnis: Michael Collins
Mrs Smout: Brenda Dunrich
Mrs Mountjoy: Courtney Hope
Mr Float: Michael Shaw

: LONDON LIGHTS

This week
Arthur English
That's funny-he's different Elizabeth Fretwell and Ronald Dowd
From the World of Opera
Graham Stark. Sheila Hancock in ' The Soho Strip'
A radio cartoon introducing the adventures of Pusher and Pet
Nan Kenway
With a musical reminder Very Tasty, Very Sweet
This time in concert mood
Stanley Unwin
What did he say? Introduced by Jack Watson
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
Produced by Traftord Whitelock

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Fretwell
Unknown: Ronald Dowd
Unknown: Graham Stark.
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Stanley Unwin
Introduced By: Jack Watson
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Ronnie Wolfe
Produced By: Traftord Whitelock

: FAMILY FAVOURITES

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Robin Boyle

: NEWS and SPORT

: MUSIC TO MIDNIGHT

A 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 Evening Stars
Directed by Ronnie Aldrich
Stars on Record Frank Sinatra Ella Fitzgerald
The Norman Luboff Choir
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
Directed By: Ronnie Aldrich
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Norman Luboff
Produced By: Bill Sullivan
Produced By: Norman Mead

: LATE NEWS

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