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Introduced by Jean Metcalfe
' A Man I'd Like to Meet': Mrs. Robert Beatty introduces listeners to Norman Hartnell , the dress designer
' This Week's Life Story': Nora Murray , Soviet war-bride-4
' Marriage ' : 2— ' The Children of Broken Marriages.' John Spencer , Ph.D., Lecturer in Social Science at the London School of Economics, who was once a probation officer and is now a J.P., discusses the evidence available on a very controversial subject
' Spotlight on a Well-Dressed Woman': Athena Crosse talks about cotton, the mainstay of your summer wardrobe. She sums up what is newest in style and fabric and suggests some tonics for tired cotton dresses
' Unaccustomed as I am....' Marian Cutler gives help and advice to listeners who may be called upon to make a speech, address a meeting, or serve on a committee. 1— ' The Chairman '
Serial: Excellent Women,' by Barbara Pym. Abridged by the author. Read by Nan Munro

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jean Metcalfe
Introduces:
Mrs. Robert Beatty
Unknown:
Norman Hartnell
Unknown:
Nora Murray
Unknown:
John Spencer
Talks:
Athena Crosse
Unknown:
Marian Cutler
Unknown:
Barbara Pym.
Read By:
Nan Munro

A serial in five episodes based on the old ballad tales with scenes and music from the new
R.K.O. Walt Disney British film
' Robin Hood '
Written for broadcasting by Desmond Carrington
4-' Friar Tuck '
Produced by Thurstan Holland

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Desmond Carrington
Produced By:
Thurstan Holland
Robin Hood:
Richard Todd
Maid Marian:
Joan Rice
Friar Tuck:
James Hayter
Little John:
Donald Gray
Will Scarlet:
Andrew Faulds
Stutely:
Jack Shaw
De Lacy, Sheriff of Nottingham:
Peter Finch
Queen Eleanor:
Susan Richards
Archbishop of Canterbury:
John Turnbull
Giles, a page:
David Spenser
Much the Miller:
Hal Osmond
Alan-a-Dale, the minstrel:
Elton Hayes

Those'Crazy People
Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe
Michael Bentine , Spike Milligan with the Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
Stanley Black and the Dance Orchestra
Script written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens and edited by Jimmy Grafton
Produced by Dennis Main Wilson

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Michael Bentine
Unknown:
Spike Milligan
Written By:
Spike Milligan
Written By:
Larry Stephens
Edited By:
Jimmy Grafton
Produced By:
Dennis Main Wilson

High-speed Variety from the North of England with the Kordites Jack Simpson Sandy Powell Brenda Haigh
Benny Hill
Hutch
Billy Russell
Augmented
Northern Variety Orchestra Conducted by Billy Ternent Introduced by Alan Clarke Produced by Ronnie Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
Kordites Jack Simpson
Unknown:
Sandy Powell
Unknown:
Brenda Haigh
Unknown:
Benny Hill
Unknown:
Billy Russell
Conducted By:
Billy Ternent
Introduced By:
Alan Clarke
Produced By:
Ronnie Taylor

with Pearl Hackney, Freda Bamford
Deryck Guyler , John Stevens and Elton Hayes
A section of the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Eric Barker assisted by David Climie
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown:
Freda Bamford
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
John Stevens
Unknown:
Elton Hayes
Conducted By:
Paul Fenoulhet
Script By:
Eric Barker
Assisted By:
David Climie
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

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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