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: Chris Stuart

with more music that's easy on the ear. Producer Pam Cox


Producer: Pam Cox

: Pause for Thought

with Rev Rob Marshall


Unknown: Rev Rob Marshall

: Derek Jameson

says 'happy birthday' to a celebrity and finds out what he or she is doing today.
Producers Denis O'Keeffe , Gary Bones , Keith Loxam


Producers: Denis O'Keeffe
Producers: Gary Bones
Producers: Keith Loxam

: Pause for Thought

with Dr Pauline Webb


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb

: Judith Chalmers

with your requests and dedications.
Producer Paul Walters


Producer: Paul Walters

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news. Producers Mike Rhodes ,
Maura Clarke , John Gurnett


Producers: Mike Rhodes
Unknown: Maura Clarke
Unknown: John Gurnett

: David Jacobs

plays the music and tells some of the stories behind the tunes. Producer Ruth Cubbin


Producer: Ruth Cubbin

: Gloria Hunniford

with music, chat and guests.
Producers Colin Martin ,
Paul Newman , Alan Roberts


Producers: Colin Martin
Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: Alan Roberts

: Howard Keel

The popular romantic leading man of the cinema returns to host his own afternoon programme. Singer/actor Howard Keel, who once starred in such classic films as Showboat, Kiss
Me Kate and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, recalls his favourite music every day this week.
Producers Graham Pass and Alison Tuohy


Unknown: Alison Tuohy

: John Stalker

returns for two weeks. Producers Carolyn Smyth and Flick Roskrow


Producers: Carolyn Smyth
Producers: Flick Roskrow

: Strike a British Note

John Benson with anecdotes and music from British films.
Featuring songs from
Vera Lynn , Arthur Tracy , George Formby and, perhaps surprisingly, Ian McShane.
Bryan Forbes talks about John Barry , composer of the James Bond theme.
Plus a mystery voice to guess.
Producer Diane Messias


Unknown: John Benson
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: Arthur Tracy
Unknown: George Formby
Unknown: Ian McShane.
Talks: Bryan Forbes
Unknown: John Barry
Unknown: James Bond
Producer: Diane Messias

: Alan Dell

with Dance Band Days and at 8.00
Big Band Era
Producer Roy Oakshott


Producer: Roy Oakshott

: Big Band Special

The first of two programmes recorded at the Southend Music
Festival. With the BBC Big Band, conducted by Barry Forgie , and Georgie Fame. Introduced by Sheila Tracy.
Producer Robin Sedgley


Conducted By: Barry Forgie
Conducted By: Georgie Fame.
Introduced By: Sheila Tracy.
Producer: Robin Sedgley

: Humphrey Lyttelton

with The Best of Jazz on record.
Producer Terry Carter


Producer: Terry Carter

: Ken Bruce

Including a preview of tomorrow's papers and listeners' letters. Producers Phil Hughes and Neil George


Producers: Phil Hughes
Producers: Neil George

: Jazz Parade

Journalist and broadcaster Tony Russell stands in for
Peter Clayton over the next four weeks.
Tonight he introduces original music from the London-based
Brian Dee Trio:
Brian Dee (piano), Mario Castronari
(double bass) and Bobby Worth (drums). Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Tony Russell
Unknown: Peter Clayton
Unknown: Brian Dee
Piano: Brian Dee
Piano: Mario Castronari
Piano: Bobby Worth
Producer: Terry Carter

: Steve Conway

Chris Ellis remembers a great entertainer. Producer Graham Pass (R)


Unknown: Chris Ellis

: Bill Rennells

with Night Ride
And at 3.00-4.00
A Little Night Music
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Dr Pauline Webb


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb

: Alex Lester

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