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Cyril Stapleton directs the BBC Show Band
Graham Stark does his best to misdirect it
David Jacobs introduces
The Stargazers
Harold Smart. Bert Weedon
Dennis Wilson
The Show Band Singers and Terry Burton
Script by Bill Kellie and Arthur Lay
Production by John Browell

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Stapleton
Introduces:
David Jacobs
Unknown:
Bert Weedon
Unknown:
Dennis Wilson
Unknown:
Terry Burton
Script By:
Bill Kellie
Production By:
John Browell

Regional Variations (2)

Ravenhill Temperance Flute Band: Hazel McCully (contralto)

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Spike Milligan
(in a recorded programme) discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown:
Spike Milligan
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour. Young artists from the Isle of Man: nature quiz.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

For Younger Listeners
' Railway Tales by the Rev. W. Awdry
Told by Charles E. Stidwill ll-(and last):
' Percy, the small Engine'
Percy is a little green tank-engine who works in the yard at the Big Station. As usual, there is much activity on the line, especially when Harold the Helicopter comes on to the scene.
5.15 For Children of Most Ages
Saturday Excursion
A magazine programme introduced by Margaret Hubble
The White Empress Sails
Wynford Vaughan Thomas introduces a diary of recordings made between Liverpool and Montreal during the maiden voyage of the Empress of England, the newest British-built passenger liner to come into service
Produced by John Lane
John Lane writes on page 8

Contributors

Told By:
Charles E. Stidwill
Introduced By:
Margaret Hubble
Introduces:
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Produced By:
John Lane
Unknown:
John Lane

Regional Variations (7)

Sports results.

BBC Home Service West

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News.

BBC Home Service North

As West.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News, sports report.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

Sports Session
The day's sport reviewed in results, reports, and summaries, for listeners in South-East England
Today's programme includes:
Racing Results
Cricket
Close of play score in the First Test Match between England and the West Indies at Birmingham, and latest scores in all first-class matches, with reports and comments
Golf
A report on the final day of the Amateur Championship at Formby by Pat Ward-Thomas
Lawn Tennis
A report from Paris on the French Championships by Peter Wilson
Athletics
The Surrey County Championships at Motspur Park
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Wilson
Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries

Regional Variations (2)

presenting
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
Harry Worth
Louise Traill
George Martin
Donald Purchese
Ian Wallace
Terry Scott
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Continuity by Eric Merriman
Production by Jacques Brown and John Kingdon

Contributors

Unknown:
Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown:
Jack Hulbert
Unknown:
Harry Worth
Unknown:
Louise Traill
Unknown:
George Martin
Unknown:
Donald Purchese
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Terry Scott
Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown:
Eric Merriman
Production By:
Jacques Brown
Production By:
John Kingdon

by Thornton Wilder adapted for broadcasting by Muriel Levy
Other parts played by members of the company
Incidental music selected from the Grand Canyon Suite by Grofg Produced by Norman Wright

Contributors

Unknown:
Thornton Wilder
Produced By:
Norman Wright
Narrator:
Geoffrey Lewis
Brother Juniper:
Manning Wilson
Marquesa Maria:
Mary O'Farrell
Conde Vicente:
John Bryning
Dona Clara:
June Tobin
Camila, La Perichole:
Grizelda Hervey
Pepita:
Beryl Calder
The Abbess:
Joan Sanderson
Manuel:
Edward Kelsey
Esteban:
Trevor Martin
Captain Alvarado:
Roger Delgado
Uncle Pio:
Ernest Milton

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.

About this data

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