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: The Chapel in the Valley

A programme of sacred songs and old favourites from the hymn book.


Presented by: Sandy MacPherson

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition


Written By: Edward J. Mason
Written By: Geoffrey Webb
Written By: David Turner
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
Lilian Archer: Elizabeth Marlowe
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 Granville: Michael Shaw
Fred Barratt: Tommy Duggan
Mrs Turvey: Courtney Hope
Rita Flynn: June Spencer
Michael O'Leary: Michael Collins
Harvey Grenville: Ronald Badddley
Nigel Burton: Bryan Kendrick


Stepping out in their Sunday best
Bert Weedon and the Easy Beats
The Shadows
Maureen Evans
Johnny Wade
Going Up ! Members of the audience comment and give their opinion on three new records
For Fans with a ' Trad ' Fad
Alex Welsh and his Band with Clinton Ford
Initrodiuced by Brian Matthew Produced by Ron Bel-chier


Unknown: Bert Weedon
Unknown: Maureen Evans
Unknown: Johnny Wade
Unknown: Alex Welsh
Unknown: Brian Matthew
Produced By: Ron Bel-Chier

: People's Service

from Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road, London
Facing Hardship
The second of four pictures of Jesus Christ presented by the Vicar, the Rev. D.W. Cleverley Ford
Reader: Rex Palmer
Organist, Anthony Hill


Reader: Cleveriley Ford
Reader: Rex Palmer
Organist: Anthony Hill


247 m. and VHF
Some news of current programme*


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


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Bill Croaier

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys
Listen1 to Alam Breeze The man of many voices and Kathie Kay with melody and. charm wdtih The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey, himself
Script by Eddie Gurney Prod.uced by Eric Miller


Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Unknown: Eric Miller


Professor Jimmy Edwards aubmita a weeikly school report with June Whitfield as Matron
Boddy Maude-Roxby as Aubrey Potter Frederick Treves as Alfred Tennyson
Roger Shepherd as Lumley Graham Aza as Figgins Malcolm Ranson as Marvin and Richard' McCarthy Michael Hammond
Script adapted by David Climie from an original by Frank Muir and, Dends Norden
Last Tuesday's recorded broadcast


Unknown: Professor Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Boddy Maude-Roxby
Unknown: Aubrey Potter
Unknown: Frederick Treves
Unknown: Alfred Tennyson
Unknown: Roger Shepherd
Unknown: Lumley Graham Aza
Unknown: Figgins Malcolm Ranson
Unknown: McCarthy Michael Hammond
Adapted By: David Climie
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Dends Norden


with Jack Warner as Joe Huggett and Kathleen Harrison as Ethel Huggett
The Promise
Other parts played by Bill Pertwee Written, by Eddie Maguire
Last Friday's recorded broadcast


Unknown: Jack Warner
Unknown: Joe Huggett
Unknown: Kathleen Harrison
Unknown: Ethel Huggett
Played By: Bill Pertwee
Written By: Eddie Maguire
Bobby: Roger Shepherd
Jane: Alanna Boyce
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno


A sound approach to the cinema
Including this week sound-track from
The Treasure of Monte Crista starring Rory Calhoun
Patricia Bredlin , John Gregson also Peter Arne and Flame in the Streets starring John MiMs
Sylvia Syms , and Brenda de Banzia An interview with Sydney Chaplin
Film reports by Peter Noble

Music from the screen including compositions and, a talk, by Bronislau Kaper

Introduced by Peter Haigh
Script, by Lyn Falrhurst
Produced by Alfred Dunning Recording


Unknown: Rory Calhoun
Unknown: Patricia Bredlin
Unknown: John Gregson
Unknown: Peter Arne
Unknown: John Mims
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Brenda de Banzia
Script By: Lyn Falrhurst
Produced By: Alfred Dunning


The Langham Light Orchestra
Conductor, Maurice Miles with John Haurvell and Arthur Wayne
Introduced by Michael Vowdes Produced by Eric Arden


Conductor: Maurice Miles
Unknown: John Haurvell
Introduced By: Michael Vowdes
Produced By: Eric Arden


Franklin Engelmann recently visited
Caithness to meet local people who talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


A sequence of songs simply sung for song-lovers with The Adam Singers
Directed by Cliff Adams
Accompanied by Jack Emblow
Tonight's programme includes ' Together '
The Whiffenpoof Song ' ' Coom. pretty one '
Produced by John Browell ,


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


Your resident host. Jack Watson welcomes
Derek Roy
Hallo, patients
Doreen Hume
Peter Goodwright , Les Howard
Denis Goodwin , The Springfields
Reginald Dixon
Mr. Blackpool' himself
BBC Northern. DanceOrchestra directed by Bernard Herrmann Produced by Geoff Lawrence
Doreen Hume is in ' Show Time' at the North Pier Pavilion; Reginald Dixon is at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool


Unknown: Jack Watson
Unknown: Derek Roy
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Unknown: Peter Goodwright
Unknown: Les Howard
Unknown: Denis Goodwin
Unknown: Reginald Dixon
Directed By: Bernard Herrmann
Produced By: Geoff Lawrence
Unknown: Doreen Hume
Unknown: Reginald Dixon



featuring the smooth melodies of Johnny Douglas and his Orchestra
The lilting: music of The Michael Sammes Singers
Petri Latu and the Paradise Islanders with a song here and there from
Compère, Roy Edwards
Produced by Cyril Drake


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


Community hymn-tinging from Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, Northampton-
Introduced by William Purcell
Conductor, Eric Nethercot
Organist. Horace Towers
Hail to the Lord's anointed (Tune,
The race that long in darkness pined
(Tune, French)
Behold, the mountain, of the Lord
(Tune, Glasgow)
0 thou. mv soul, forget no more
(Tune. Ilkley)
See how great a flame aspires (Tune.
St. George's, Windsor)
I cannot tell why he, whom angels worship (Tune, The Saviour of the World')
Lift up your heads, ye gates of brass (Tune. Warwick)
Througih the night of doubt and sorrow (Tune, Marching)
Prayers and blessing by the Minister, the Rev. A. Gillmore


Introduced By: William Purcell
Organist: Eric Nethercot
Unknown: Rev. A. Gillmore


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


Introduced By: Alan Keith


A setting for romance with Eric Cook ard his Orchestra
Introduced by David Gell
Produced by Brian Willey


Unknown: Eric Cook
Introduced By: David Gell
Produced By: Brian Willey


: Strings by Starlight

Familiar melodies for your late evening listening, featuring Michael Freedman conducting the Stellar Strings with Arthur Sandford (piano) and Gerald Shaw (organ).


Musicians: The Stellar Strings
Conductor: Michael Freedman
Piano: Arthur Sandford
Organ: Gerald Shaw
Producer: Frederic Bayco


Relax and listen to
Judith Chalmers introducing music to suit the hour
Produced by David Allan


Unknown: Judith Chalmers
Produced By: David Allan


Christian words and music


: Closedown

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