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: WEATHER

: THE CHAPEL IN THE VALLEY

A programme of sacred songs and old favourites from the hymn book
Presented by Sandy Macpherson

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy MacPherson

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Written By: Geoffrey Webb
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer: Monte Crick
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
Mr Grenville: Michael Shaw
Fred Barratt: Tommy Duggan
Mrs Turvey: Courtney Hope
Rita Flynn: June Spencer
Michael O'Leary: Michael Collins

: EASY BEAT

Stepping out in their Sunday best
Bert Weedon and the Easy Beats
Maureen Evans
Colin Day
Lyn Cornell
Folk Beat:
Wally Whyton
Going Up?: Members of the audience comment and give their opinion on three new records
Tunes for Tweenagers:
Songs from the Swing Era arranged by Tommy Sanderson
For Fans with a ' Trad ' Fad: Kenny Ball 's Jazzmen with Clinton Ford
Produced by Brian Matthew

Contributors

Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Maureen Evans
Unknown: Colin Day
Unknown: Wally Whyton
Arranged By: Tommy Sanderson
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Produced By: Brian Matthew

: People's Service

From Holy Trinity Church, Leamington Spa
Men on the Move
4: The Man Who Ran Away
Preacher, Canon Edward Patey
Assisted by the Vicar, the Rev. E.J.C. Haselden
Organist, John Cooper

Contributors

Preacher: Canon Edward Patey
Celebrant: Rev. E.J.C. Haselden
Organist: John Cooper

: GOOD LISTENING

247 m. and VHF:
Some news of current programmes

: TWO-WAY FAMILY FAVOURITES

Records for Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Bill Crosier By arrangement with the Forces Broadcasting Service

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Bill Crosier

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys Listen to Alan Breeze the man of many voices and Kathie Kay with melody and charm with The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey, himself
Script by Eddie Gurney Produced by Eric Miller

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Produced By: Eric Miller

: THE NAVY LARK

Jon Pertwee as Chief Petty Officer Pertwee
Leslie Phillips as Sub.-Lieut. Phillips Stephen Murray as Lieut. Murray, the No. 1

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Captain Povey: Richard Caldicot
Heather: Heather Chasen
A B Johnson: Ronnie Barker
Lt -Cmdr Staton: Ronnie Barker
A B Goldsteini: Tenniel Evans
The Admiral: Tenniel Evans
Lieut Bates: Michael Bates
A>B Ginger: Michael Bates

: LIFE WITH THE LYONS

Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon and Barbara and Richard Lyon
The Lyon in Sheep's Clot hint; also taking part:
Molly Weir , Doris Rogers
Hugh Morton , Gwen Lewis
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Last Friday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Bebe Daniels
Unknown: Ben Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Doris Rogers
Unknown: Hugh Morton
Unknown: Gwen Lewis
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet

: The Flying Doctor: The Man at Gideon's Rock

Stories 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

Contributors

Dr. Chris Rogers: James McKechnie
Tommy O'Donnell: Bill Kerr
Mary West: Rosemary Miller
Sally MacAndrew: Bettina Dickson
Professor Holliday: Ray Barrett
Sergeant Flannery: Ken Wayne
Sister Mackie: Ella Milne
Joe Parsons: Robert Hewitt
Mick Larkin: Tom Lake
Mrs Ellis: Patricia Leslie
Bob Jackson: Graham Brennan

: MOVIE-GO-ROUND

A sound approach to the cinema including
News, Music
Previews, and Personalities
Featuring this week sound-tracks from:
Spartacus starring Kirk Douglas
Laurence Olivier , Jean Simmons
Charles Laughton and Peter Ustinov Adapted by Peter Davalle and The Sundowners starring Deborah Kerr
Robert Mitchum and Peter Ustinov Adapted by Gordon Gow together with the stars of The Long and the Short and the Tall
Richard Todd , Laurence Harvey and a News Feature presented by Peter Noble : Rehearsal of the Royal Film Performance Introduced by Peter Haigh
Script by Lyn Fairhurst
Produced by Alfred Dunning Recording

Contributors

Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Adapted By: Peter Davalle
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Adapted By: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Laurence Harvey
Presented By: Peter Noble
Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Script By: Lyn Fairhurst
Produced By: Alfred Dunning

: MELODY HOUR

featuring
The Langham Light Orchestra Conductor, Maurice Miles with Valerie Tryon and Denis Dowling
Introduced by Colin Doran Produced by James Dufour

Contributors

Conductor: Maurice Miles
Unknown: Valerie Tryon
Unknown: Denis Dowling
Introduced By: Colin Doran
Produced By: James Dufour

: HOLIDAY HOUR

A winter programme looking back to last summer ard forward to next
Memories, of sunny days and thoughts of leisure hours to come
You are Invited to come to Morocco with Bob Danvers Walker and to hear about holiday camps from Robin Richardson
Ted Appleton and Bill Cormack travel experts, are on hand with up-to-the-minute items of holiday interest Introduced by Franklin Engelmann
Produced by Arthur Phillips

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Danvers Walker
Unknown: Robin Richardson
Unknown: Ted Appleton
Unknown: Bill CormacK
Introduced By: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: SING SOMETHING SIMPLE

with The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams
Songs simply sung for song lovers
Tonight's programme Includes: ■ Chicka Boom '
' The Moon Got in my Eyes'
That Sly Old Gentleman from
Featherbed Lane '
Accompanied' by Jack Emblow Produced by John BroweU

Contributors

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

: BEYOND OUR KEN

Kenneth Home
In
A sort of radio show with Kenneth Williams , Hugh Paddick
Betty Marsdcn , Bill Pertwee
Janet Waters , The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Incidental music by Edwin Braden Script by Eric Merriman
Produced by Jacques Brown
Last Thursday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsdcn
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Janet Waters
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Music By: Edwin Braden
Script By: Eric Merriman
Produced By: Jacques Brown

: NEWS

: THE BULLET

A play of suspense by D. G. BRIDSON
The scene is somewhere In Western Germany in 1950. Two men have a rendezvous in mysterious circumstances. Only one of them will survive.
Produced by D. G. Brideon

Contributors

Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Produced By: D. G. Brideon
Oppenheim: Valentine Dyall
Klein: Anthony Jacobs
Lotte: Bettina Dickson
Heinrich: Martin Starkie
Storyteller: Roger Snowdon

: YOUR HUNDRED BEST TUNES

Introduced by Alan Keith with gramophone records of the hundred most popular pieces of music chosen by listeners

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Keith

: SUNDAY HALF-HOUR

Community hymn'-slnginig from St. Boniface's Roman Catholic
Cathedral, Plymouth, led by combined choirs
Hymns introduced by Father Agnellus Andrew , o.f.m.
Praise to the holiest in the height
(Tune, Billing)
Sole hope of all the world and Lord (Tune. St. Boniface)
Hail Redeemer (Tune. Rigby)
Sing, my tongue, of warfare ended
(Tune, Mannheim)
Soul of my Saviour, sanctify my breast (Tune, Anima Christi)
Continued in next column
0 Mother blest (Tune, St. Ursula) Hear thy children, gentle Jesus
(Tune, Drakes Boughton)
Sweet Saviour, bless us ere we go
(Tune, Sunset)
Blessing given by Canon George F. Cantell , the Administrator
Conductor, Father Patrick Dorrian
Organist, Webster Mansfield

Contributors

Introduced By: Father Agnellus Andrew
Unknown: Canon George F. Cantell
Conductor: Father Patrick Dorrian
Organist: Webster Mansfield

: PAUL ROBESON

accompanied by Lawrence Brown
Produced by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Accompanied By: Lawrence Brown
Produced By: Bill Worsley

: NEWS

: PETE MURRAY

invites you to
PETE'S PARTY to hear his choice of records and some of your requests

: THE END OF THE DAY

Christian words and music

: LATE NEWS

: Closedown









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