Conceived in Sweden, born in 1946, the Light Programme's long-running request show catered to the needs of the women at home - and in the Age of Austerity those needs were great.
6: 1955 - Rattle those Pots and Pans
With the help of material from newspaper, magazine and radio archives Russell Davies and Maureen Lipman tell the tale of those times and present recordings that were requested and played in the original programme.
Compiled by RUSSELL DAVIES
Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE
leader MICHAEL TOMALIN
This week's guest conductor is the prolific film composer Ron Goodwin , who is also joined by star vocalist Mike Redway
The Richard Rodney Bennett
Trio completes tonight's all-star entertainment.
Presented by Bill RenneUs Producer GRAHAM BELCHERE
A quiz without rules, jokes without laughs! A bountiful crop of corn is gathered by Lance Percival while Jimmy Marshall
Squire Ronnie Hayward Duggie Brown and Mike Newman give a haystack some needle.
Devised and written by GRAHAM DEYKIN and the producer DANNY GREENSTONE
Keith Fordyce conducts another general knowledge quiz between teams drawn from the National Federation of Women's Institutes and the National
Union of Townswomen's Guilds. Semi-Finals
Round 14: Leamington Spa
Northern Ireland Federation of Townswomen's Guild v Staffordshire Women's Institute
Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL
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