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The Song Pedlars
David Nixon
A Note or Two from
Harry Rabinowitz at the piano
Eddie Arnold
Your Favourite Musical Comedy with Doreen Duke and Jan Muzurus
This Month's Resident
Top of the Bill: Cyril Fletcher
Compere, Michael Miles
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz Producer, Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown:
Doreen Duke
Unknown:
Jan Muzurus
Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
Michael Miles
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition, includes the following recorded items :
Turning Over New Leaves: Jeanne Heal draws some light-hearted New Year resolutions, from Glynis Johns, Margaret Lockwood, John McCallum, Anna Neagle, and Herbert Wilcox
The Real Thing: John Slater tells the story of the stunt man's star turn
The Story of the Studios: 1: —Ealing Studdos. Peter Noble relates its history; with memories contributed by Sir Michael Balcon and Major Reginald Baker
Looking Ahead: Denis Forman , Director of the British Film Institute, tells of some programme plans for the National Film Theatre in 1954
Excerpts from the sound-track of the M.G.M. Technicolor production "All The Brothers Were Valiant," starring Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, and Ann Blyth
Script by Michael Storm Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By:
Leslie Mitchell
Unknown:
Glynis Johns
Unknown:
Margaret Loctowood
Unknown:
John McCallum
Unknown:
Anna Neagle
Unknown:
Herbert Wilcox
Unknown:
John Slater
Unknown:
Sir Michael Balcon
Unknown:
Dentis Forman
Unknown:
Robcnt Tayjor
Unknown:
Ann Bly
Script By:
Michael Storm
Produced By:
Pat Osborne

Overture, Ruy Bias (Mendelssohn):
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Concerto in G for violin, string orchestra, and continuo (Dittersdorf): Jean Pougnet (violin) and the London Baroque String Orchestra with Lionel Salter (harpsichord), conducted by Kartl Haas
Suite. Der Rosenkavalier (
Richard Strauss ): Halte Orchestra, conductor, Sir John Barbirolli on gramophone, records

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Violin:
Jean Pougnet
Harpsichord:
Lionel Salter
Conducted By:
Kartl Haas
Unknown:
Richard Strauss
Unknown:
Sir John Barbirolli

Regional Variations (2)

'The First Clock in our Island story by Calum Campbell.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A happy history of everyman's entertainment wi'th Ernest Dudiey
Percy Edgar , Frankie Howerd
Maurice Wiggin , Stephen Williams.
Introduced by Howard Maraon-Crawford
Written by Gale Pednick
Produced by Thursitan Holland

Contributors

Unknown:
Ernest Dudiey
Unknown:
Percy Edgar
Unknown:
Frankie Howerd
Unknown:
Maurice Wiggin
Unknown:
Stephen Williams.
Introduced By:
Howard Maraon-Crawford
Written By:
Gale Pednick
Produced By:
Thursitan Holland

Regional Variations (4)

Children's Hour. ' The Emperor's Walking-Stick': play by Margaret Potter.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Children's Hour. A pleasure cruise for New Year's Day.

BBC Home Service Scottish

' The Dog Next Door '
A dog opera in two parts
Book and lyrics by Kay and Aubrey Feist with music by Alan Paul
1—' The Open Heath '
Chorus of hounds, terriers gun-dogs, lap-dogs and lurchers sung by a section of the BBC Chorus
' The Dog Next Door ' Players led by Billy Miller conducted by Alan Paul
Production by Josephine Plummer
Part 2: tomorrow
See page 27

Contributors

Unknown:
Aubrey Feist
Music By:
Alan Paul
Unknown:
Billy Miller
Conducted By:
Alan Paul
Production By:
Josephine Plummer
Brock, the Author's dachshund:
Alan Wheatley
Betsy, the Vicar's old sheepdog:
Betty Hardy
Brown Velvet (Brownie), his daughter's new dachshund..:
Diana Maddox
Lady Jane, the Squire's elderly spaniel:
Gladys Young
Ranter, the Squire's retired foxhound:
Stephen Jack
Wee Fing, Mrs Trouter-Coote's prizepeke:
Marjorie Westbury
Donald, Major MacGregor's scottie:
Peter Claughton
Dai, the Doctor's Welsh corgi:
John Glyn-Jones
Bill, the Village Policeman's mongrel(' almost a bull-terrier ):
Norman Shelley
Fangs:
Tony Sympson
Grip:
David Kossoff

Regional Variations (6)

Brighouse and Rastrick Band.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Week in the West.

BBC Home Service West

Newyddion.

BBC Home Service Welsh

'What goes on': Midland magazine programme.

BBC Home Service Midland

A series of gramophone programmes in which he helps listeners to renew old friendships and recalls some of the people he has met on his travels.

Contributors

Presenter:
Wilfred Pickles

Regional Variations (4)

The Northcountryman: weekly miscellany.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' Slagheaps and Stars': shortened recorded version of a conversation between Huw Menai, the poet, and two friends.

BBC Home Service Welsh

by John Usborne
John Usborne describes the area of reclaimed farming land where the Zuider Zee used to be-the polders of Holland — and the prosperous farming people who live there.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Usborne
Unknown:
John Usborne
Unknown:
Zuider Zee

Regional Variations (2)

BBC Exclusive
Jack Train played by Colonel Chinstrap
Further revelations from Deryck Guyler, Horace Percival Clarence Wright, Dino Galvani,
Betty Hardy, Diana Maddox, Eric Whitley, Ted Kavanagh
Martial and other airs composed and arranged by Antony Spurgin

Contributors

Colonel Chinstrap:
Jack Train
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
Horace Percival
Unknown:
Clarence Wright
Unknown:
Dino Galvani
Unknown:
Betty Hardy
Unknown:
Diana Maddox
Unknown:
Eric Whitley
Unknown:
Ted Kavanagh
Music:
Antony Spurgin
Script:
Ted Kavanagh
Producer:
Francis Dillon

Regional Variations (2)

' The Forward View': talk by Lord Bilsland.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News from the Netherlands by Elka Schrijver
The speaker, who is a writer and radio commentator, gives an account of the social and economic events in the Netherlands during a year that contained the tragedy of the great floods and the immense effort of rehabilitation that followed it.

Contributors

Unknown:
Elka Schrijver

Regional Variations (3)

' Pride 0' the Green comic opera by A. F. Hyslop; BBC Scottish Orchestra; Male Voices of the BBC Scottish Singers; Scottish Junior Singers.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Pop the Question ': sporting questions from an audience at Enniskillen

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens with The Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
Announcer, Wallace Greenslade
The Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Produced by Peter Eton

Contributors

Written By:
Spike Milligan
Written By:
Larry Stephens
Unknown:
Ray Ellington Quartet
Unknown:
Max Geldray
Announcer:
Wallace Greenslade
Conducted By:
Wally Stott
Produced By:
Peter Eton

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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