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: Weather; News followed by Breakfast Special

with David Symonds and the Music of the week: see Saturday


Presenter: David Symonds

: News

and Metcast

: Housewives' Choice

Paddy Feeny introduces your request records


Presenter: Paddy Feeny

: Five to Ten: The Road to the City: 1: The Country of Beulah

Four readings by David Davis from The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan.


Author: John Bunyan
Reader: David Davis

: Strumalong

with The Harold Smart Octet and His Strumalong Singers
Produced by Don George


Musicians/Singers: The Harold Smart Octet and His Strumalong Singers
Producer: Don George

: Music While You Work

The Banjoliers
Directed by Jack Mandel


Musicians: The Banjoliers
Directed by: Jack Mandel

: Morning Story: Emily

by F. B. Walton
Read by Charles Leno
First broadcast on April 2, 1962


Author: F. B. Walton
Reader: Charles Leno

: The Dales

Script by Rex Edwards
Friday's broadcast
After David's funeral - to which Jenny was unable to go - Gwen has decided she must return home. Bob has helped her tackle her financial problems at this difficult time. Dr. Dale has insisted Elvis must now leave Wells Road. Gwen's letter in The Advertiser about factory-farming has encouraged others to protest, including Mother Fisher.


Script: Rex Edwards

: Edmundo Ros and his Latin American Orchestra

The Orchestra broadcasts by permission of the Edmundo Ros Club.


Musicians: Edmundo Ros and his Latin American Orchestra
Producer: Ron Belchier

: Midday Spin

presents The Sam Costa Show
Including records for people with birthdays today.

: Going Places

with Harry Rabinowitz conducting The Radio Orchestra
Leader, Julien Gaillard
The Digno Garcia Paraguayan Trio
Don Drake
Introduced by David Symonds


Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Musicians: The Radio Orchestra
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Musicians: The Digno Garcia Paraguayan Trio
Unknown: Don Drake
Presenter: David Symonds
Producer: Michael Shrimpton

: Cricket Scoreboard

followed by an interlude

: Swing Into Summer

David Hamilton introduces some of the best sounds around
This week's studio artists:
Mr. Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazz Band, Johnny Arthey and his Band, Sandy Brown and his Band, Sheila Buxton, Fredric Cooper and his Tipica Orchestra, The Karl Denver Trio, Brian Fahey and his Orchestra, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Lorne Gibson Trio, The Gibsons, Johnny Howard and his Orchestra, The Tony Jackson Group, Don Lang and his Frantic Five, Harry Leader and his Band, June Marlow, Mrs. Mills at the Piano, Clive Petersen, The Rockin' Berries, The Searchers, Wout Steenhuis, Tony Steven, Harry Stoneham at the Electric Organ, The Phil Tate Band, The Transatlantics, Unit Four Plus Two, The Bert Weedon Quartet, The Danny Wesley Quartet Including some Instrumental music from The Non-stop Tune Shop and a round of records.
(Harry Leader and his Band are appearing at the Villa Marina, Douglas, Isle of Man; Johnny Howard and his Orchestra are at the Royal Ballroom, Tottenham, London)


Presenter: David Hamilton
Unknown: Johnny Arthey
Unknown: Sandy Brown
Unknown: Sheila Buxton
Unknown: Fredric Cooper
Unknown: Brian Fahey
Unknown: Lorne Gibson
Unknown: Johnny Howard
Unknown: Jackson Group
Unknown: Don Lang
Unknown: June Marlow
Unknown: Tony Steven
Unknown: Harry Stoneham
Producer: John Billingham
Producer: Doreen Davies

: The Dales

Repeated: Tuesday, 11.15 a.m.

: Racing Results

and Cricket Scoreboard

: Double Spin

Doug Arthur with Playtime: Records for the younger listeners and at 5.0 Newly Pressed: The latest singles, E.P.s, and L.P.s


Presenter: Doug Arthur

: Roundabout '66

Fun, fact, and fiction with John Anthony plus
The Ronnie Aldrich Quartet
Script by Tony Aspler


Presenter: John Anthony
Musicians: The Ronnie Aldrich Quartet
Script: Tony Aspler
Producer: Peter Duncan
Producer: Richard Willcox

: Sports Review

including Racing Results

: The Archers


Writer: Edward J. Mason

: Sport

including Cricket close of play scores

: Spare a Copper

Kenneth Connor in a police diversion involving Graham Stark, Deryck Guyler, Joan Benham, Allan McClelland
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey


Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Graham Stark
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Joan Benham
Unknown: Allan McClelland
Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Producer: Edward Taylor

: Escape: The Escape Artist

by K. Dennis Williams
A series of plays, each of which tells an exciting or amusing story on the same theme.
with Brian Wilde as Simon Beech
Everest was climbed because It was there. Our hero sails the Atlantic for a different reason.


Writer: K. Dennis Williams
Producer: R.D. Smith
Simon Beech: Brian Wilde
Simon Beech as a boy: Brian Hewlett
Sarah Beech: Jean Dallas
Landlord: John Dearth
Abigail: Betty Huntley-Wright
Basil: Nigel Graham
Camilla: Edna Morris
Willie: Nigel Anthony
Calvin: Peter Marinker

: News

and Weather Forecast

: Cavalcade

Leslie Mitchell introduces a programme of music for everybody with Doreen Hume, Steve Benbow, The London Studio Orchestra, leader Reginald Leopold, conducted by Kenneth Alwyn


Presenter: Leslie Mitchell
Singer: Doreen Hume
Musician/singer: Steve Benbow
Musicians: The London Studio Orchestra
Leader: Reginald Leopold
Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn
Producer: Elizabeth Johnson

: Remember the Words?

With records of the stars.
Eric Maschwitz recalls some of the outstanding lyrics of our time.


Presenter: Eric Maschwitz

: Steptoe and Son: The Economist

starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert, Harry H. Corbett as Harold
Sunday's broadcast


Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H Corbett

: News Summary

and Weather Forecast

: Music Through Midnight

in the company of Roger Moffat who introduces:
Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra with Kenny Bardell
The Lorne Gibson Trio
The Denis Newey Quintet and guest: Mark Murphy with tonight's record feature Doris Day and your midnight request spot
Produced by Paul Williams
(Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra are appearing at the Empire Ballroom, Leicester Square, London.)


Presenter: Roger Moffat
Musicians: Ken Mackintosh and his Orchestra
Singer: Kenny Bardell
Musicians: The Lorne Gibson Trio
Musicians: The Denis Newey Quintet
Unknown: Mark Murphy
Producer: Paul Williams

: It's One O'Clock

Jon Curle with swinging sounds from The Tommy Whittle Quartet, Jo Searle, and some recordings.


Presenter: Jon Curle
Musicians: The Tommy Whittle Quartet
Singer: Jo Searle
Producer: Steve Allen

: News Summary

and Weather Forecast

: Closedown

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