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A musical journey to different countries on a magic carpet woven by the BBC West of England
Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor, Frank Cantell with Hugh Shirreff as your guide
Today's tour includes Devon, France, Spain, India, Austria, China, and Mexico

Contributors

Leader:
Frederick Lunnon
Conductor:
Frank Cantell
Unknown:
Hugh Shirreff

with Dick Bentley
Jean Metcalfe introduces:
Alan Brien , a young father of twins
Jessie Livingstone , a former Wren
Charles Parker ,
Director of Make-up with M.G.M. films
Pixie Valentine and Susan Mackenzie from South Africa and Margaret Duke , air stewardess on a B.O.A.C. Comet
' Diligence in Love,' by Daisy Newman. Abridged by Evelyn Gibbs. Read by Peggy Hassard

Contributors

Unknown:
Dick Bentley
Introduces:
Jean Metcalfe
Unknown:
Alan Brien
Unknown:
Jessie Livingstone
Unknown:
Wren
Unknown:
Charles Parker
Unknown:
Susan MacKenzie
Unknown:
Margaret Duke
Unknown:
Daisy Newman.
Abridged By:
Evelyn Gibbs.
Read By:
Peggy Hassard

The Rev. Dr. Leslie Weatherhead gives a New Year message of comfort and cheer for all 'in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness or any other adversity'.
He is introduced by Stuart Hibberd, who also speaks on the work of the National Old
People's Welfare Committee, [address removed].
Listeners' letters are very welcome, as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to [address removed]. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally, but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Dr. Leslie Weatherhead
Introduced By:
Stuart Hibberd
Unknown:
Stuart Hibberd

with Max Bygraves
Harry Secombe , Beryl Reid
Ronald Chesney , Peter Madden
Hattie Jacques Kirkintilloch Junior Choir
Conducted by the Rev. J. R . MacPherson
BBC Revue Orchestra
Script by Eric Sykes
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown:
Max Bygraves
Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Beryl Reid
Unknown:
Ronald Chesney
Unknown:
Peter Madden
Unknown:
Hattie Jacques Kirkintilloch
Unknown:
Rev. J. R . MacPherson
Script By:
Eric Sykes
Produced By:
Roy Speer

A weekly magazine for people who work in industry to tell of their achievements, and the problems and grouses of their everyday lives in the factories
(Continued in next column)
Meet the Leaders:
Sir Graham Cunningham , K.B.E. industrialist
Shop Talk:
'Skill and the Pay Packet'
A shop-floor argument between two workers from the Potteries-Roland Slater toolmaker, and Bert Cotton , inspector in a tyre factory, on the narrowing gap in wages between the skilled and the unskilled or semi-skilled man
The Week's Grouse:
' Tumult and Shouting'
Walter Warren , airframe fltter, and a T.G.W.U. Branch Secretary in Shrewsbury, attacks ' militancy' in dealings between men and management
The Spotlight Falls On:
' Medals by the Million'
Joseph Fattorini , the managing director of a group of factories, and Mrs. Edna Boulton (supervisor, embroidery department), Mrs. Violet Watson (enamellert, and William Norman (designer), from a Birmingham factory talk about their job of making coronation souvenirs
Introduced by Bill Hartley

Contributors

Leaders:
Sir Graham Cunningham
Unknown:
Potteries-Roland Slater
Unknown:
Bert Cotton
Unknown:
Walter Warren
Unknown:
Joseph Fattorini
Unknown:
Mrs. Edna Boulton
Unknown:
Mrs. Violet Watson
Unknown:
William Norman
Introduced By:
Bill Hartley

Directed by Cyril Stapletoi. in ' Yours for a Song *
The best of today's popular music with The Stargazers
Dick James , Jean Campbell Bill McGuffie , Harold Smart and the Show Band Singers Production by Johnnie Stewart
4A A

Contributors

Directed By:
Cyril Stapletoi.
Unknown:
Dick James
Unknown:
Jean Campbell
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Unknown:
Harold Smart
Production By:
Johnnie Stewart

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