Programme Index

Discover 10,329,562 listings and 247,436 playable programmes from the BBC

including:
All Right on the Night: John Bourne offers some hints to amateur actors and producers
(Continued in next column)
My Book of the Year: three speakers well known to Woman's Hour discuss and recommend some books they have enjoyed in 1953 People I've Known, by Leslie Paul. 3-The Schoolmaster
Sew Like a Pro.: Alice Hooper Beck gives a series of talks on taking the ' home-made' look out of dressmaking. 4-All about the skirt, including placket and hem
Serial: The Franchise Affair' by Josephine Tey
Abridged by Honor Wyatt
Read by James McKechnie
Programme introduced by Jean Metcalfe

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Paul.
Abridged By:
Honor Wyatt
Read By:
James McKechnie
Introduced By:
Jean Metcalfe

Commonwealth artists entertain featuring
John Hauxvell , Eve Boswell
Shirley Abioair , Alan Rowe
BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader, David Paget )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
Introduced by Aidan MacDermot
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hauxvell
Unknown:
Eve Boswell
Unknown:
Shirley Abioair
Unknown:
Alan Rowe
Leader:
David Paget
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Introduced By:
Aidan MacDermot
Produced By:
David Miller

A slice of life presented for family listening by comperes and commentators of the Younger Generation
The World at Your Finger Tips
Alan Whybrow, a young radio amateur (a ' ham '), introduces his hobby and, over a transmitter, calls up some of his friends overseas
Club with the Party Spirit
Jennifer Gilbert invites you to eavesdrop on the music and dancing at the Shoreham (Sussex) Country Dance Group
(BBC recordiing)
Top of the Ladder: Table Tennis
Terry Green meets Johnny Leach (twice World Champion, and member of the Swaythling Cup team) acroas the table tenmis table in his London youth club. Afterwards they compare notes on the game
(Continued in next column)
Straight from the Shoulder
Comments and views of the younger generation expressed in the letters you write to Parade, with a dramatised problem scene on which we ask your personal opinion

A tribute to composers whose melodies have enriched the world of operetta, musical comedy, and revue
Written by Gale Pedrick
Introduced by ' The Man with the Opera Cloak'
Illustrated by scenes and music
(Continued in next column)
Chapter 6
The music of Herman DarewsM
Lionel Monckton George Gershwin with Gwen Catley
Arthur Richards
Joan Young Billie Baker
Dudley Rolph
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
BBC Concent Orchestra (Leader, John Sharped
Conducted by Guy Daines
Musical adviser, Harold Neden
Produced by Douglas Moodie

Contributors

Written By:
Gale Pedrick
Unknown:
Herman Darewsm
Unknown:
Lionel Monckton
Unknown:
George Gershwin
Unknown:
Gwen Catley
Unknown:
Arthur Richards
Unknown:
Joan Young
Unknown:
Billie Baker
Unknown:
Dudley Rolph
Chorus-Master:
Leslie Woodgate
Leader:
John Sharped
Conducted By:
Guy Daines
Unknown:
Harold Neden
Produced By:
Douglas Moodie

A parlour game in which a panel of experts tries to discover the names of visitors to the studio who bear the stme names as famous people
The Panel:
Frances Day
Phyllis Cnadock
Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Chairman, Raymond Glendenning
Produced by C. F. Meehan

Contributors

Unknown:
Frances Day
Unknown:
Phyllis Cnadock
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Raymond Glendenning
Produced By:
C. F. Meehan

with the BBC Show Band
Part I-Dance music
Directed by Cyril Stapleton with The Stargazers, Julie Dawn Bill McGuffie , Harold Smart
This week's guests:
The Ray Ellington Quartet
Stephane Grappelly and his Trio
Producer. Donald MacLean

Contributors

Directed By:
Cyril Stapleton
Unknown:
Julie Dawn
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Unknown:
Harold Smart
Unknown:
Stephane Grappelly
Producer:
Donald MacLean

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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