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In the Colonies
Sir Hugh Greene K.C.M.G. , O BE. talks to KENNETH HARRIS about the period in 1950-51 when. during the Emergency in Malaya (this was the polite name for the war against Communist guerrillas), he was appointed to establish an Emergency Information Service; and the two months in 1955 when he was Chairman of a Commission of Enquiry into the Organisation of Broadcasting in Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Hugh Greene K.C.M.G.
Unknown:
Kenneth Harris

presenting BILL McCue in It's a Fine Thing to Sing with his guest,
MARION GRIMALDI and the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA Leader, Ian Tyre
Conductor, lAIN SUTHERLAND f Produced by Eddie Fraser

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill McCue
Unknown:
Marion Grimaldi
Leader:
Ian Tyre
Produced By:
Eddie Fraser

by Richard Gordon adapted for radio in thirteen episodes by RAY COONEY starring
Episode 4:
The Doctor's Dilemma
RAY COONEY as Jock Hornbeam
NORMA RONALD as Wendy Guest star:
Peter Jones as Easter
Produced by DAVID HATCH
Pre-recorded at The Playhouse.
Northumberland Ave... London, W.C.2
Richard Briers is in ' Cat Among the Pigeons!' at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London
Repeated: Thursday, 7.0 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Gordon
Unknown:
Ray Cooney
Unknown:
Ray Cooney
Unknown:
Jock Hornbeam
Unknown:
Norma Ronald
Unknown:
Wendy Guest
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Produced By:
David Hatch
Unknown:
Richard Briers
Simon Sparrow:
Richard Briers
Captain Spratt:
Geoffrey Sumner

Commentary by MAX ROBERTSON and MAURICE EDELSTON from the Centre Court and Number 1 Court, with summaries and comment* by FRED PERRY. ALF Chave , and BILL THRELFALL
Results and latest news from the other courts ','iven by BASIL CURTIS
From the All England Lawn Tennis Club

Contributors

Commentary By:
Max Robertson
Commentary By:
Maurice Edelston
Unknown:
Fred Perry.
Unknown:
Alf Chave
Unknown:
Bill Threlfall

Crucial events in the War at Sea reconstructed in thirteen episodes
9: Clean Away
Escape of the battle-cruiser Scharnhorst: part 1
Narrated by MICHAEL FLANDERS with Eric Francis and John Baddeley , Wilfrid Carter Michael Deacon , John Gabriel Frederick Treves members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Naval Historical Adviser, Lt.-Cmdr. Peter Kemp O.B.E.. R.N.Ret.
Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES
In 1942 the German battle-cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, with the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. lay at the French Biscay port of Brest, under constant air attack by Bomber Command. Admiral Raeder wanted to send them out into the Atlantic as raiders, but Hitler insisted they be brought home to German waters and then sent to the Norwegian coast. It was decided to bring them up the English Channel, a passage not attempted by enemy ships for more than 300 years ...

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Francis
Unknown:
John Baddeley
Unknown:
Wilfrid Carter
Unknown:
Michael Deacon
Unknown:
John Gabriel
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Produced By:
John Bridges
Unknown:
Prinz Eugen.

Chosen by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales for the day of his Investiture at Caernarvon Castle
ANDRE NAVARRA (cello)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA Leader, John Bacon
Conductor, JOHN CAREWE
Given before an invited audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Llandaff, Cardiff

Contributors

Conductor:
John Carewe

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