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Roger Massey introduces:

Eynhallow in the Orkney Islands

Lady Dyer, Chairman of the National Federation of Women's Institutes

Village Scrapbook of Chelsworth, Suffolk.

and

Food for Thought
Including some facts about road accidents and the changing shape of women's dress.
Introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.

Contributors

Presenter (Countrywise):
Roger Massey
Filmed by (Countrywise:
Eynhallow in the Orkney Islands): John Chear
Interviewee (Countrywise):
Lady Dyer
Producer (Countrywise):
Monica Sims
Presenter (Food for Thought):
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Producer (Food for Thought):
Joyce Belfrage

Prudence Kitten: Prudence Plants the Bulbs
with Molly Blake.

All About Animals
George Cansdale shows you some more animals.

This Music Lives
Gina Bachauer plays music by Liszt.
Introduced by Eric Robinson.

Up to Date: 2: How Hannibal Crossed the Alps
Paul Johnstone describes Hannibal's famous journey across the Alps and tells you something about this great general.
Devised and introduced by Paul Johnstone.

(to 18.00)

Contributors

Presenter (Prudence Kitten):
Molly Blake
Presenter (All About Animals):
George Cansdale
Pianist (This Music Lives):
Gina Bachauer
Presenter (This Music Lives):
Eric Robinson
Devised and introduced by (Up to Date):
Paul Johnstone

A friendly battle of entertainment for the 1956 title of "Top Town".
Judges:
Professional: Dorothy Ward, Ted Kavanagh, Dick Hurran
Viewers: Lady Cayley, Tony Iveson
Introduced by Peter West.
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
From the BBC's North of England studios

Contributors

Judge (Professional):
Dorothy Ward
Judge (Professional):
Ted Kavanagh
Judge (Professional):
Dick Hurran
Judge (Viewer):
Lady Cayley
Judge (Viewer):
Tony Iveson
Presenter:
Peter West
Musicians:
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by:
Alyn Ainsworth
Producer:
Barney Colehan

Jack Payne introduces stars and personalities who are Off the Record together with the latest news from the record industry featuring Ruby Murray, Frankie Vaughan, Norrie Paramor, The Johnston Brothers, Inia te Wiata, The Basil and Ivor Kirchin Band, Joan Small, The Concert Orchestra and the George Mitchell Singers.
Conducted by Stanley Black

Contributors

Presenter:
Jack Payne
Singer:
Ruby Murray
Singer:
Frankie Vaughan
Pianist:
Norrie Paramor
Vocalists:
The Johnston Brothers
Bass:
Inia Te Wiata
Musicians:
The Basil and Ivor Kirchin Band
Singer:
Joan Small
Musicians:
The Concert Orchestra
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Conductor:
Stanley Black
Producer:
Bill Cotton, Jnr.

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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