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BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
The
Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group with Nancy Whiskey
Fey Jover, Edric Connor
George Williams, Billie Anthony
Terry Scott
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown:
Billie Anthony
Unknown:
Terry Scott
Presented By:
Bill Worsley

' Orlando the Marmalade Cat ' from the story by Kathleen Hale told by David Davis
Illustrated with music composed by Henry Reed who conducts a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra
2-' Orlando Keeps a Dog '
5.30 For Older Children
The Linleys of Bath Derek Jones tells the story of this astonishing family of the eighteenth century, and some of their music is played by The Vincian Trio:
Lamond Clelland (flute)
Margot Bor (piano)
Valerie Cardnell (soprano)
Thomas Linley had six children who grew up and worked in the gaiety, the glitter, and the fashionable whirl of eighteenth-century Bath. They were all musical prodigies, and all the girls were beautiful. One of them, Elizabeth, eloped with Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Story By:
Kathleen Hale
Told By:
David Davis
Composed By:
Henry Reed
Unknown:
Bath Derek Jones
Flute:
Lamond Clelland
Piano:
Margot Bor
Soprano:
Valerie Cardnell
Soprano:
Thomas Linley
Unknown:
Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. sport.

BBC Home Service North

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News. sport.

BBC Home Service West

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A programme for listeners in the South-East of England
6.15 Local news followed by Reports and comments
6.37 app. London Stock Market report

Regional Variations (2)

Tranc y Llyfrau: Welsh talk by Brvnmor Jones.

BBC Home Service Welsh

by Cyril Ray
I-The City on a Sunday
In London-or within half a day's journey of London-there are countless places worth a visit. Cyril Ray gives his personal impressions of some of them-in the hope that listeners will find them as amusing and attractive as he did.

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Ray
Unknown:
Cyril Ray

Regional Variations (4)

Newydd Sbon: Welsh programme of newly-published and manuscript music: new records.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Northern Ireland Singers. conductor, Edgar Boucher: Five Flower Songs (Britten)

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

David Scott (tenor): Scots songs.

BBC Home Service Scottish

BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conducted by Rudolf Schwarz
Sibelius
Symphony No. 2 in D
Allegretto; Andante ma rubato;
Vivacissimo-Finale: Allegro modprato Illustrations include some of Sibelius's music for ' The Tempest the Symphony begins at 7.15 app.
Before an invited audience in the BBC studios, Maida Vale, London

Contributors

Leader:
Paul Beard
Conducted By:
Rudolf Schwarz

Banquet at the Palais de I'Elysee, Paris

His Excellency THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC proposes the toast of Queen Elizabeth to which HER MAJESTY replies The scene described by Godfrey Talbot the FIRST DAY: Henry Riddell introduces recordings of some of the day's events ENTR'ACTE: A programme of music associated with the Paris Opera House, presented on gramophone records by Agnes Tanguy
The Arrival at the Paris OPERA HOUSE Described by Wynford Vaughan Thomas, outside the Opera House. Godfrey Talbot, overlooking the Grand Staircase Audrey Russell, in the auditorium

Regional Variations (2)

Margaret Drummond': play by R. L. Mackie.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A play for radio by Lydia Ragosin with members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
The scene is Rome, 60 B.C. Produced by Peter Watts

Contributors

Unknown:
Lydia Ragosin
Produced By:
Peter Watts
Cossus, a famous gladiator:
Trevor Martin
Gaius Fabius Paulus a patrician:
Eric Anderson
Lucius Barrus, a millionaire:
Brewster Mason
Clodia, his wife:
Joan Hart
Sextus his brother:
Basil Hoskins
Menopilus, an old gladiator:
James Thomason
Xantus, a young giadiator:
David Peel
Forticus, a gladiator:
Lawrence Davidson
Aemilia, a young slave:
Annette Kelly
Marcus, a plebeian:
Andrew Leigh
Aurelia, his wife:
Ella Milne
Eros:
Malcolm Graeme
Phobus:
Paul Vieyra

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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