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Popular favourites for the older listener sung by John Oxley (tenor) with Ruby Taylor (piano)
Dudley Savage (organ) and a chorus from the Bristol Light Opera Club
(Chorus-Master, Vernon Jones )
Introduced by Dudley Savage and based on requests collected by East Sussex Old People's
Welfare Committee

Contributors

Tenor:
John Oxley
Piano:
Ruby Taylor
Piano:
Dudley Savage
Chorus-Master:
Vernon Jones
Introduced By:
Dudley Savage

Regional Variations (2)

What's On? Coming events

BBC Home Service Midland

with Harry Secombe
The Kaye Sisters
Lita Roza, Don Lang
Harry Worth, G.H. Elliott
Hetty King, Chris Carlsen
Bob Miller and the Millermen
Produced by Eric Miller

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Trie Kaye Sisters
Unknown:
Lita Roza
Unknown:
Don Lang
Unknown:
Harry Worth
Unknown:
G. H. Elliott
Unknown:
Hetty King
Unknown:
Chris Carlsen
Unknown:
Bob Miller
Produced By:
Eric Miller

A comedy by Nigel Balchin
Produced by Charles Lefeaux

Contributors

Comedy By:
Nigel Balchin
Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
James Rice, Prime Minister, Leader of the House:
Wilfrid Hyde White
Janet Parkes, his personal secretary:
Cecile Chevreau
Roderick Simmons, an information officer:
Denis Goacber
Carol Lindsay an actress:
Avice Landon
Freda Rice the Prime Minister's sister:
Marjorie Fielding
William Boumphrey, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs:
Willoughby Goddard
Lewis Appleby. the Chancellor of theExchequer:
Gordon Davies
Sir Charles Proot. First Lord of the Admiralty:
Godfrey Kenton
The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries:
Edgar Norfolk
The Minister of Mines:
Bryan Powley
Mr. Downes-Champney. Lord President of the Council:
Howieson Culff
Mr. Amesbury. Head of the Party Office:
Ballard Berkeley
Mr. Jones-Fullerton, the Party Chairman:
Peter Howell
Count Rudolph de Walem. Vulgarian Ambassador:
John Gabriel
Marshall, butler:
Leonard Trolley
Lord Pyne, a newspaper magnate:
George Merritt

Regional Variations (3)

Around the Festivals, 1959: Wilfrid Mellers describes King's Lynn's Ninth Festival of Music

BBC Home Service Midland

Cricket: Glamorgan v. India

BBC Home Service Welsh

Denis Stevens recalls, with records, the visits of celebrated composers to the capital
This week's visitors include Handel, Mozart, and Wagner

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis Stevens

For Children of All Ages
' The House at Pooh Corner ' by A. A. Milne arranged for broadcasting by David Davis with music by H. Fraser-Simson
2-' Tigger has Breakfast '
At 'he piano, Gwenn Knight Production by Claire Chovil
5.30 For Older Children
Now Showing in London
(and playing in Stratford-upon-Avon)
A review by Eric Gillett of some of the new films and plays
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown:
A. A. Milne
Broadcasting By:
David Davis
Music By:
H. Fraser-Simson
Piano:
Gwenn Knight
Production By:
Claire Chovil
Review By:
Eric Gillett
Winnie-the-Pooh:
Norman Shelley
Tigger:
Colin Gordon
Piglet:
Wilfred Babbage
Eeyore:
Geoffrey Wincott
Kanga:
Vivienne Chatterton
Christopher Robin:
Andrew Beeching
Narrator:
Charles E Stidwill

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service North

News, sport. The BBC Tonight

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

Local news
6.30 Today's Sport
Racing Results
Cricket
Latest scores and a summary of the highlights in the first-class matches, with special reference to those involving south-eastern counties
Athletics
Neil Allen reports on the highlights of the British Games at the White City. including the match between
Great Britain and West Germany
Introduced by Jacob de Vries
6.50 Where Am I ?
Audrey Russell has been to another well-known place. She gives some clues and hopes to start you guessing as she says: 'Where Am I? '
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries
Unknown:
Audrey Russell

Regional Variations (2)

National Eisteddfod report and recordings: in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

Uffa Fox A portrait for Cowes week of Britain's leading small-boat sailor and designer
Introduced by Hubert Clifford
Edited by Alan Hancock
Produced by Laurence Gilliam

Contributors

Introduced By:
Hubert Clifford
Edited By:
Alan Hancock
Produced By:
Laurence Gilliam

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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