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: Chris Stuart

6.45 Pause for Thought with Gary Philbrick


Unknown: Gary Philbrick

: Nigel Dempster

Including Tony Sloman with Movietime.
8.50 Sports Round-Up
9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev
Frank Topping


Unknown: Tony Sloman

: Katie Boyle

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.
Plus today: your medical questions answered.

: David Jacobs

: Roy Hudd

: John Dunn

: Steady Barker!

A tribute to Eric Barker
Star comedian of the 40s, 50s and early 60s, Eric Barker 's career was cut short in 1964 when he suffered a stroke at the age of 52. He wrote all the material for his two radio shows, Just Fancy and the earlier Merry-Go-Round
(co-starring his wife,
Pearl Hackney) in which he played the nervous Englishman, terrified of being seduced.
Narrated, with personal reminiscences, by Bob Monkhouse.
With contributions from
Pearl Hackney, Jon Pertwee and Deryck Guyler. Producer Edward Taylor


Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: Eric Barker
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse.
Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Deryck Guyler.
Producer: Edward Taylor

: Steve Race

On record
Sammy Davis Jr.
Alec Gould directs the BBC Big Band. With vocal guest Lorraine Craig.
Plus Dreamtime, in which Angela Christian joins
Steve Race at the piano for some half-forgotten songs and tunes of earlier years.
Producer Ray Harvey


Unknown: Sammy Davis Jr.
Unknown: Alec Gould
Unknown: Lorraine Craig.
Unknown: Angela Christian
Unknown: Steve Race
Producer: Ray Harvey

: Geraldo's Navy

Just after the Second
World War, American jazz artists like
Charlie Parker , Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie were creating a new 'bebop' sound. In order to hear it, young British jazz musicians worked their passage to New York, playing in the dance bands on the great liners. On the Queen Mary, band members were booked by band leader Geraido. Thus Geraido's Navy was born.
Benny Green introduces the memories of Ian Cameron , Cyril Collins , John Dankworth ,
Ray Davis , Laurie Holloway , Peter Ind , Ivor Raymond , Ronnie Scott and Bruce Turner.
Producer Nick Clarke (R)


Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Introduces: Benny Green
Unknown: Ian Cameron
Unknown: Cyril Collins
Unknown: John Dankworth
Unknown: Ray Davis
Unknown: Laurie Holloway
Unknown: Peter Ind
Unknown: Ivor Raymond
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Bruce Turner.
Producer: Nick Clarke

: Ken Bruce

with short stories and a letter from a regional correspondent. Plus listeners' letters and a classic track to close the programme.

: Jazz Parade

Digby Fairweather with a topical look at the jazz world.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather

: Jo Stafford

As a soloist she was the sweetheart of the US forces during the Second World War. She was also the singing half of the comedy duo Darlene and Jonathan Edwards , the latter being her husband and musical director
Paul Weston.
Dave Gelly gives his appraisal of a distinguished recording career.


Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Paul Weston.
Unknown: Dave Gelly

: Colin Berry

with Night Ride
And at 3.00-4.00
A Little Night Music
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with the Rev
Frank Topping

: Alex Lester

The Early Show

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