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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.
In the first of six programmes, and 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 programmes.
1: 1950 - Count Your Blessings Compiled by RUSSELL DAVIES
Producer JONATHAN JAMES MOORE
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Contributors

Unknown:
Russell Davies
Unknown:
Maureen Lipman
Unknown:
Russell Davies
Producer:
Jonathan James Moore

leader MICHAEL tomalin
Guest conductor Barry Forgie Star vocalist Georgie Fame with Harry Pitch's Rhythm and Reeds
Presented by Bill Rennells Producer GRAHAM BELCHERE
9.55 Sports Desk
10.0 VHF/FM joins Radio 1

Contributors

Leader:
Michael Tomalin
Conductor:
Barry Forgie
Presented By:
Bill Rennells
Producer:
Graham Belchere

A radio card game in which Patrick Moore Michele Dotrice and Duggie Brown are dealt with by Paul Daniels
Cards devised, shuffled and scribbled on by IAN messiter
Produced and cut by RICHARD EDIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Moore
Unknown:
Michele Dotrice
Unknown:
Duggie Brown
Unknown:
Paul Daniels
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Unknown:
Richard Edis

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. Quarter-Finals Round 9: Bath
Wessex and Wales
Townswomen's Guilds v Women's Institute, Cornwall Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL

Contributors

Producer:
Jennie Campbell

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More