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: WEATHER AND NEWS

followed by MORNING MUSIC
Light Orchestra
Leader. David Adams
Conductor. David Curry

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: David Curry

: MORNING MELODY

A. sequence of familiar tunes featuring the BBC Revue Orchestra with the String Choir
Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer The Stan Reynolds Octet The Morning Stars
Directed by Ronnie Aldrich

Contributors

Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Malcolm Lockyer
Unknown: Stan Reynolds
Directed By: Ronnie Aldrich

: CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES

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

Contributors

Played By: Derek McCultoch

: Five to Ten

A story, a hymn, and a prayer

: SATURDAY CLUB

The best of today's pop entertainment, featuring
Cliff Richard
The Shadows
Russ Sainty
Joan Small
The Karl Denver Trio
Arthur Greenslade and the Gee Men
The Jazz Cellar
Terry Lightfoot 's
New Orleans Jazzmen
New to You
Spinning the latest releases
Cat's Call
Disc stars you've requested
Introduced by Brian Matthew Produced by Jimmy Grant

Contributors

Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Russ Sainty
Unknown: Karl Denver Trio
Unknown: Arthur Greenslade
Unknown: Terry Lightfoot
Introduced By: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Jimmy Grant

: WHAT DO YOU KNOW ?

Franklin Engelmann is the Chairman of this general knowledge contest, in which listeners from all over the British Isles compete for the title ' Brain of Britain 1961'
SECOND ROUND
Featuring each week three winners from the first round of the contest
8: WALES (ii)
Michael Pountney Glamorganshire Schoolboy
Russell Jenkins , Glamorganshire Schoolmaster
Jack Jones , Denbighshire Museum Curator
Last Thursday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Michael Pountney
Unknown: Glamorganshire Schoolboy
Unknown: Russell Jenkins
Unknown: Jack Jones

: THE TED HEATH SHOW

featuring
Don Lusher
Johnny Hawksworth
The Henry MacKenzie Quartet and International stars on records
Introduced by Ted Heath Produced by John Hooper followed by an interlude at 1.30

Contributors

Unknown: Don Lusher
Unknown: Johnny Hawksworth
Unknown: Henry MacKenzie
Introduced By: Ted Heath
Produced By: John Hooper

: SWINGALONG

Easy-to-listen-to melodies
Introduced by Gerry Grant with the BBC Variety Orchestra The String Choir Led by John Jezard
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra
Johnny Pearson and his Strings in Rhythm
The Staccatos
Stars On Record
Johnny Mathis
Peggy Lee
Kenny Ball and his Jazz Band
Louis Prima and Keely Smith
The Kirby Stone Four
Produced by Bobby Jaye

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerry Grant
Conductor: John Jezard
Conductor: Paul Fenoulhet
Conductor: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Johnny Mathis
Unknown: Peggy Lee
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Unknown: Keely Smith
Produced By: Bobby Jaye

: MOTOR RACING

Le Mans International
24-Hour Sports Car Race
The Start
Commentaries by Robin Richards
Raymond Baxter and John Bolster

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richards
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: John Bolster

: SWINGALONG

Continued

: EDMUNDO ROS

and his
Latin-American Orchestra

: MOTOR RACING

Le Mans International
24-hour Sports Car Race
Progress Report
Commentaries by Robin Richards
Raymond Baxter and John Bolster

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richards
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: John Bolster

: RUSSIAN FOLK MUSIC

Introduced by Colin Doran
Recordings by courtesy of Soviet Radio

Contributors

Introduced By: Colin Doran

: CRICKET

First Test Match '
England v. Australia

: TRANSATLANTIC BANDBOX

David Gell with records by some of America's leading bands and vocalists Produced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

Unknown: David Gell
Produced By: Denys Gueroult

: SPORTING NEWSREEL

with cricket close of play scores and sports results

: BBC INTERNATIONAL LIGHT MUSIC FESTIVAL 1961

See top of page and page 3
Part 1
This programme is also being heard by listeners to the BBC General Overseas Service

: MOTOR RACING

Le Man: International
24-Hour Sports Car Race
Into the hours of darkness
Commentaries by Robin Richards , Raymond Baxter , and John Bolster

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richards
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: John Bolster

: WORTHINGTON'S IDEA

A story told by Antony Bilbow

Contributors

Told By: Antony Bilbow

: LIGHT MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERT

Part 2
See top of page
This programme is also being heard by listeners to Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt, and Danmarks Radio, Copenhagen.

: JUST JAZZ-

Modern
Records introduced by Steve Race

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Race

: NEWS and SPORT

: MOTOR RACING

Le Mans International
24-hour Sports Car Race
Progress. Report
Commentaries by Robin Richards , Raymond Baxter , John Bolster

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richards
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: John Bolster

: PICK OF THE POPS

played by David Jacobs
A survey of popular records featuring those currently climbing the Tc-p Twenty and a review of the very latest releases
Produced by Derek Chinnery

Contributors

Played By: David Jacobs
Produced By: Derek Chinnery

: MOTOR RACING

Le Mans International
24-hour Sports Car Race
Progress Report
Commentaries by Robin Richards
Raymond Baxter and John Bolster
Arranged by Arthur Phillips
Broadcast in co-operation with Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Richards
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Arranged By: Arthur Phillips

: LATE NEWS

: Closedown









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