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: WEATHER: NEWS followed by MORNING MUSIC

BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Conductor, JACK COLES
BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA Conductor, JACK LEON
JACK NATHAN AND HIS BAND
JOHNNY ARTHEY AND HIS MUSIC and some stars on record
Introduced by JOHN WEBSTER

Contributors

Conductor: Jack Coles
Conductor: Jack Leon
Conductor: Jack Nathan
Unknown: Johnny Arthey
Introduced By: John Webster

: FAMILY FARE

A record menu for all tastes Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Martin

: METCAST

: HOUSEWIVES' CHOICE

DAVID JACOBS introduces your request records

Contributors

Introduces: David Jacobs

: FIVE TO TEN

This Fridau
Miscellany
Introduced by RODNEY BURKE

Contributors

Introduced By: Rodney Burke

: Heather Mixture

with Jimmy Shand
A miscellany of music from Scotland
The RON SILVER Quartet
THE ALBYN SINGERS
Directed by CLIFFORD FLETCHER
JIMMY SHAND AND his BAND
Introduced by BILL Jack
Produced by BEN LYONS
Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Shand
Directed By: Clifford Fletcher
Directed By: Jimmy Shand
Introduced By: Bill Jack
Produced By: Ben Lyons

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

CECIL NORMAN
AND THE RHYTHM PLAYERS

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Norman

: MORNING STORY

from Scotland
' The Piano ' by DOROTHY K. HAYNES
Read by EFFIE MORRISON

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy K. Haynes
Read By: Effie Morrison

: THE DALES

Script by Rex Edwards
Thursday's broadcast

Contributors

Script By: Rex Edwards

: MOVIETIME

The Pyjama Game starring
Doris DAY and JOHN RArrT Introduced by GORDON Gow Adapted by PETER DAVALLE Produced by MARTIN FISHER
Recording

Contributors

Introduced By: Gordon Gow
Adapted By: Peter Davalle
Produced By: Martin Fisher

: MIDDAY SPIN

presents
Spotlight on the Record Start Introduced by BENNY LEE
This week: JO STAFFORD ARTIE SHAW Dick HAYMES

Contributors

Introduced By: Benny Lee
Unknown: Jo Stafford
Unknown: Artie Shaw
Unknown: Dick Haymes

: THE JOE LOSS POP SHOW

with his ORCHESTRA featuring ROSE
BRENNAN ROSS McMANUS. LARRY GRETON
Guesting on the Beat Scene GEORGIE FAME
AND THE BLUE FLAMES
Introduced by TONY HALL
Produced by DON GEORGE

Contributors

Unknown: Brennan Ross McManus.
Unknown: Larry Greton
Introduced By: Tony Hall
Produced By: Don George

: WOMAN'S HOUR

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Slant on Success: JOAN BAKE-
WELL talks to the Welsh soprano Gwyneth JONES
Cooking Chinese: TERRY STEELE talks about dishes which are easy to cook
Contrasts In Poetry: PATRIC DICKINSON chooses poems from the works of R. S. Thomas and John Clare
Reading Your Letters
Magazine Round-Up: HONOR WYATT looks at some of the monthlies
Dogs on Show: PRINCESS INDIRA reports direct from Cruft's at Olympia
School for Love
OLIVIA MANNING'S book abridged by Ba Mason read by NICOLETTE Bernard First of ten Instalments

Contributors

Introduced By: Marjorie Anderson
Talks: Terry Steele
Unknown: Patric Dickinson
Unknown: R. S. Thomas
Unknown: John Clare
Unknown: Olivia Manning'S
Abridged By: Ba Mason
Read By: Nicolette Bernard

: GEORGE BLACKMORE

at the organ of the State. Kilburn

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

BERNARD MONSHIN
AND HIS RIO TANGO Band

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Monshin

: THE DALES

Script by Rex Edwards
Repeated Monday 11.15 a.m.

Contributors

Script By: Rex Edwards

: RACING RESULTS

: * PLAYTIME

Records for the young
Introduced by GERALD SINSTADT

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerald Sinstadt

: ROUNDABOUT

Introduced by COLIN HAMILTON
Today's record stars Include
JOAN BAEZ , FRANK SINATRA
FRANCIS BAY AND HIS ORCHESTRA
THE RONNIE ALDRICH Quartet
Script by Tony Aspler
Produced by PETER DUNCAN and BRIAN SKILTON

Contributors

Introduced By: Colin Hamilton
Unknown: Joan Baez
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Script By: Tony Aspler
Produced By: Peter Duncan
Produced By: Brian Skilton

: Newly Pressed

Record journalist Peter Jones with tonight's batch of the latest L.P's, E.P's, and singles

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Jones
Producer: Frank Morgan

: The Archers

Contributors

Produced By: Tony Shryane

: CICELY COURTNEIDGE THEATRE

with Cicely Courtneldge Jack Hulbert
Perlita Neilson in Vibrato
Written by Gavin Blakeney
Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Contributors

Unknown: Cicely Courtneldge
Unknown: Jack Hulbert
Unknown: Perlita Neilson
Written By: Gavin Blakeney
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Gerald Duncannon: Godfrey Kenton
Conductor: Peter Bartlett
Bernard Silver: Jack Hulbert
Julian Silver: Philip Guard
Kathleen Farnham: Cicely Courtneidge
Joan Farnham: Perlita Neilson
Stage Manager: Harold Reese
Alastair Bright: Harold Reese

: LET'S FACE IT

There's no substitute for
Ronnie Barker with added personalities REX GARNER and GWENDOLYN WATTS plus special ingredients EIRA
HEATH DON SPENCER and THE BURT RHODES GROUP
Written by Alistair Foot and Eric Davidson
Produced by JOHN FAWCETT WILSON

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Rex Garner
Unknown: Gwendolyn Watts
Unknown: Heath Don Spencer
Written By: Alistair Foot
Written By: Eric Davidson
Produced By: John Fawcett Wilson

: THE NEWS

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Lord Boothby, K.Bt., Sir Edwin Leather, Marghanita Laski, Guy Barnett
Travelling Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
Produced by Michael Bowen
From a factory canteen, Bristol
(Repeated Sunday, 1.10 p.m. - Home Services, not North)
Listeners' views for use in 'Any Answers?' should be addressed to the BBC, Bristol, marked 'Any Answers?'

Lord Boothby is Back
The man whom Freddy Grisewood once admitted to be his favourite Any Questions? character - an opinion shared by many others - returns to the programme tonight after a longer-than-usual interval. This interval of nearly four months was not due to any negligence on my part as producer. Lord Boothby last appeared in Any Questions? on the evening after Polling Day (he was very tired, and shortly after an excellent broadcast retired to bed, reappearing five minutes later loudly complaining of insomnia, and made his profitable way to the casino), and for much of the time since then he has been in the West Indies on the advice of his doctors.
He is now back in this country, and when I spoke to him on the telephone the other day he sounded in excellent form. 'I'm looking forward to it immensely,' he said. 'As you know, it's my favourite programme.' On one occasion many years ago Lord Boothby said 'I try not to be a bore.' And whether he is describing his collection of pills ('I don't know what they're for; I go by the colour'), telling an improbable tale of hours spent playing bingo at Bognor Regis, or giving a pungent view of the current political situation, a bore Is the last thing he is ever likely to be.
(Michael Bowen)

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Edwin Leather
Unknown: Margranita Laski
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT

SIDNEY TORCH conducts the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Friday Night's Star Singers
CHERRY LIND, JOHN LAWRENSON
WILLIAM DAVIES (piano)
THE GENTLEMEN SONGSTERS
Conductor, RICHARD Williams
TREORCHY SECONDARY SCHOOL YOUTH BAND
Conductor, IEUAN MORGAN
Introduced by JIMMY KINGSBURY
Produced by CHARLES BEARDSALL Before an Invited audience at the Great Hall, the College of Advanced Technology. Cardiff
News Summary

Contributors

Unknown: John Lawrenson
Piano: William Davies
Conductor: Richard Williams
Conductor: Ieuan Morgan
Introduced By: Jimmy Kingsbury
Produced By: Charles Beardsall

: STRINGS 'N' THINGS

Melody and Rhythm from the BBC WEST OF ENGLAND PLAYERS Leader, William Reid
Directed by PETER MARTIN

Contributors

Leader: William Reid
Directed By: Peter Martin

: ALAN DELL

says It's all Right With Me with music of his choice and guest, VINCE HILL
Produced by DAVID ALLAN and ADRIANNE ALLEE

Contributors

Produced By: David Allan
Produced By: Adrianne Allee

: SOUNDS OF THE NIGHT

JOHN BENSON introduces
George Metachrino conducting the strings of the NEW RADIO ORCHESTRA with special guests JUNE MARLOW
RAY MACVAY'S
RHYTHM AND BRASS plus a disc or two
Produced by IAN GRANT
The Ray MacVay Band is appeartn at the Orchid Ballroom. Purley

Contributors

Introduces: John Benson
Unknown: George Metachrino
Unknown: June Marlow
Unknown: Ray MacVay'S
Produced By: Ian Grant

: WITHOUT A WORD

Just music in the mood of Paris by night

: NEWS SUMMARY

and Weather Forecast

: Close Down









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