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Piano music in contrasting styles.
played by Peter Element (concert pianist), Winifred Scott and Robin Wood (two pianos), Steve Race (Latin-American music), The Dennis Wilson Quartet (rhythmic piano music).
Introduced by Alan Dell.

Contributors

Pianist:
Peter Element
Pianist:
Winifred Scott
Pianist:
Robin Wood
Pianist:
Steve Race
Musicians:
The Dennis Wilson Quartet
Presenter:
Alan Dell
Producer:
Jimmy Grant

by L. P. Hartley.
Adapted for radio by Barbara Bray.
[Starring] Noel Johnson and Clare Austin

(Recorded broadcast of June 23)

Contributors

Author:
L. P. Hartley
Adapted for radio by/Production:
Barbara Bray
Leadbitter:
Noel Johnson
Simmonds:
Rolf Lefebvre
Lady Franklin:
Clare Austin
Fullerton:
John Bennett
Party Guest:
Una Venning
Party Guest:
Hilda Schroder
Bert:
Frank Windsor
Constance:
Marjorie Mars
Hugh:
Peter Howell
Waiter:
John Bennett
Mrs. White:
Vivienne Chatterton
Clarice:
Betty Baskcomb

Overture, The Marriage of Figaro: Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Kubelik

Violin Concerto in G (K.216): Christian Ferras (violin), and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conductor, Karl Munchinger

on gramophone records

Contributors

Musicians:
Philharmonia Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by:
Rafael Kubelik
Violinist:
Christian Ferras
Musicians:
The Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Conductor:
Karl Munchinger

For Children of Most Ages
'Said the Cat to the Dog'
A series of plays about Mompty and Peckham and the Jackson family
Written for Children's Hour by Martin Armstrong
9 — 'The Barker Family'
Production by Claire Chovil
One hot summer afternoon Peckham had his Great Idea. ' Mompty ! ' he said..... ' It's about Mum and Dad. We ought to make them work seriously at their Doggish and Cattish. You've been here seven years and I've been here over four, and yet neither of them has mastered even the elements of Doggish and Cattish.'
5.30 For Older Children
' Now Showing in London *
A review by Eric Gillett of some of the new films and plays
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Armstrong
Production By:
Claire Chovil
Review By:
Eric Gillett
Mum:
Mary O'Farrell
Dad:
Wilfred Babbage
Diana:
Rosamond Barnes
Ronnie:
Sam Jephcott
Sir Timothy Jeake:
Laidman Browne
Elsie:
Norma Griffin
Cookie:
Gwen Day Burroughs
Mompty the Cat:
Vivienne Chatterton
Peckham the Dog:
Stephen Jack
Narrator:
Lewis Stringer

Regional Variations (7)

News. sport

BBC Home Service North

News, sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News, sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

News, sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. sport. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

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
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

in which Peter West encourages
Richard Murdoch and Brian Reece to vie with John Slater and Johnny Morris in giving fairly reasonable explanations of various noises got together by Edward J. Mason who devised the programme
Before an invited audience at the Leicester Isolation Hospital
Produced by John Farrington

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter West
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Brian Reece
Unknown:
John Slater
Unknown:
Johnny Morris
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Produced By:
John Farrington

A play for broadcasting by Giles Cooper
Cast in order of speaking:
Production by Donald McWhinnie

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Giles Cooper
Production By:
Donald McWhinnie
Innes Corrie:
Peter Howell
Hazel:
Betty Baskcomb
Das:
Roger Snowdon
Driver:
Satish Bhatnagar
Major:
V R Krishnamurthi
Leila:
Renee Goddard
Derek:
David Enders
Suban:
Bakshi Prem
Felix:
Michael Hordern
Siri:
Geoffrey Matthews

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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