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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

Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: 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
Harvey Grenville: Ronald Baddiley

: Easy Beat

Stepping out in their Sunday best Bert Weedon and the Easy Beats, Maureen Evans, Colin Day, Valerie Masters
Folk Beat: The Galliards featuring Jimmie Macgregor and Robin Hall
Going Up?: Members of the audience comment and gave 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

Contributors

Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Maureen Evans
Unknown: Colin Day
Unknown: Jimmie MacGregor
Unknown: Robin Hall
Arranged By: Tommy Sanderson
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Unknown: Clinton Ford
Producer: Brian Matthew

: People's Service

from the Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Trawden, Lancashire, conducted by the Rev. Ian D. H. Robins
Meet God
The final clue
Organist, William Driver

Contributors

Service conducted by: Rev. Ian D. H. Robins
Organist: William Driver

: 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 Crozier
By arrangement with the Forces Broadcasting Service

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Bill Crozier

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys
Listen to Alan Breeze the man of many voices andi KatiMe 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
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Produced By: Eric Miller

: Something to Shout About

A light-hearted look at the advertising world
Michael Medwin as Michael Lightfoot, an account executive
Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, a TV executive
Fenella Fielding as Janet, secretary to Michael Lightfoot
Joan Sims as Mavis, a shorthand typist
Nicholas Phipps as Adrian Beales, copywriter
Warren Mitchell as most other characters

Contributors

Michael Lightfoot: Michael Medwin
Maggie: Eleanor Summerfield
Janet: Fenella Fielding
Mavis: Joan Sims
Adrian Beales: Nicholas Phipps
Other characters: Warren Mitchell

: LIFE WITH THE LYONS

Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon with Barbara and Richard Lyon
No holiday for strings
Also taking part:
Molly Weir , Doris Rogers

Contributors

Unknown: Bebe Daniels
Unknown: Ben Lyon
Unknown: Richard Lyon
Unknown: Molly Weir
Unknown: Doris Rogers

: THE FLYING DOCTOR

this week:
The Star Goes West with James McKechnie as Dr. Chris Rogers
Bill Kerr as Tommy O'Donnell
Rosemary Miller as Mary West
Bettina Dickson as Sally MacAndrew
Last Friday's recorded broadcast

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
Geoffrey Kenyon: Guy Kingsfley Poynter
Al Monkhouse: Harry Towb
Sam Barber: Ed Devereux
Joe Krasnik: John Gaudry
Flo: Paula Green
Radio announcer: Graham Brennan

: MOVIE-GO-ROUND

A sound approach to the cinema
Including
Nevis, Music
Previews, and Personalities Featuring this week sound-tracks from:
Cimarron starring
Glenn Ford , Maria Schell
Anne Baxter , and Arthur O'Connell '
Adapted by Gordon Gow and The Grass is Greener starring
Cary Grant. Deborah Kerr , Robert Mitchum , and Jean Simmon *: together with Stanley Black introducing current film music and a News Feature presented by Peter Noble
Introduced by Peter Haigh
Script by Lyn Fairhurst
Produced by Alfred Dunning Recording

Contributors

Unknown: Glenn Ford
Unknown: Maria Schell
Unknown: Anne Baxter
Unknown: Arthur O'Connell
Adapted By: Gordon Gow
Unknown: Cary Grant.
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Jean Simmon
Unknown: Stanley Black
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 John Mitchinson. and David Parkhouse
Introduced by Colin Doran Produced by James Dufour

Contributors

Conductor: Maurice Miles
Unknown: John Mitchinson.
Unknown: David Parkhouse
Introduced By: Colin Doran
Produced By: James Dufour

: Down Your Way

200th edition
Franklin Engelmann recently visited Haslemere and Hindhead, Surrey to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music.

Contributors

Presenter: Franklin Engelmann
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: SING SOMETHING SIMPLE

with The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams
Songs simply sung for song-lovers
Tonight's programme Includes: Dream Lover
Bidin' my time
Call round any old time
Accompanied by Jack Emblow Produced by John Browell

Contributors

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

: LONDON LIGHTS

This week:
America's famous stage and screen star
Van Johnson with Patricia Lambert in the new West-End musical ' The Music Man '
Ken Dodd
Your favourite funny man
Petula Clark London's lovely record star
Joe Church
Laugh—and laugh again
Alan Loveday
Popular concert violinist
Accompanied by Ruth Loveday
Gerry Gibson
An amusing broth of a boy Introduced by Jack Watson
Tin Pan Alley Singers An individual approach to popular music and the BBC Variety Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Continuity and additional material by Ronnie Hanbury
Produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Unknown: Van Johnson
Unknown: Patricia Lambert
Unknown: Alan Loveday
Accompanied By: Ruth Loveday
Accompanied By: Gerry Gibson
Introduced By: Jack Watson
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown: Ronnie Hanbury
Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

: NEWS

: SWINGSONG

featuring the smooth melodies of Johnny Douglas and his Orchestra
The lilting songs of The Michael Sammes Singers
Douglas Gamley at the piano
And a song here and there from Compère, Roy Edwards
Produced by Cyril Drake

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Douglas
Singers: Michael Sammes
Singers: Douglas Gamley
Unknown: Roy Edwards
Produced By: Cyril Drake

: SUNDAY HALF-HOUR

Community hymn-singing from St. Mary's Church, Islington, where the choir and congregation are joined by members of Free Churches in the neighbourhood
Hymns introduced by John Glen
Christ is our corner-stone (Tune,
Harewood)
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
(Tune. St. Peter)
Man of sorrows! What a name
(Tune, Gethsemane)
0 sacred Head, sore wounded (Tune,
Passion chorale)
Lord, I was blind! I could not see
(Tune, Bodmin)
And can it be that I should gain
(Tune, Sagina)
Ride on, ride on in majesty (Tune,
Winchester New)
Ye servants of God (Tune, Laudate
Dominum)
Organist, Geoffrey Hanson
Conductor,
Charles Proctor , F.R.A.M.. F.R.C.O.
Bible reading by the Rev. William Mclnnes , President of the Islington Council of Free Churches
Prayer and blessing by the Rev. Maurice Wood , D.s.c.
Vicar and Rural Dean of Islington

Contributors

Introduced By: John Glen
Organist: Geoffrey Hanson
Conductor: Charles Proctor
Unknown: Rev. William McLnnes
Unknown: Rev. Maurice Wood

: 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

: ALFRED DRAKE SINGS

with Eric Cook at the piano
The George Mitchell Singers and the BBC Variety Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced by Tom Ronald
The third of six programmes

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Cook
Leader: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By: Tom Ronald

: 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

: Close Down









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