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including:
Garden Soil: R. Wilson-Kitchen gives some advice on providing plants with the right nourishment
Monday's Child: 5-How a human baby grows, explained by Michael Abercrombie , Reader in Embryology in the University of London.
Penelope Knox talks about two books she has recently read
The Case of the Ominous Dumplings, or ' How I Experiment in the Kitchen,' by Howard Yarran ton
Serial:
' The Moving Finger' by Agatha Christie
Abridged by Honor Wyatt
Read by James McKechnie
The eleventh of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson
For Women Readers-page 27

Contributors

Unknown:
R. Wilson-Kitchen
Reader:
Michael Abercrombie
Talks:
Penelope Knox
Unknown:
Howard Yarran
Unknown:
Agatha Christie
Read By:
James McKechnie
Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Basil Dawson
Grandfather Dale came down for the Dairy Show and he showed Mrs. Freeman how to use her loom. Later, Joan arrived to see Grandfather on business. Tony Coppard worried Sally by hinting that Denby Harris was financially unsound. Julie told Sally that Mrs. Randall had agreed to let her train to be a vet without making her promise to wait five years before marrying Trevor. Jenny's play opened in Brighton and was a great success. Gwen and Mrs. Dale looked over the Battersea flat. Gwen still couldn't make up her mind whether to take it or not.

Contributors

Script By:
Basil Dawson
Mrs Dale:
Ellis Powell
Dr Dale:
James Dale
Bob Dale:
Leslie Heritage
Sally Lane:
Thelma Hughes
Mrs Freeman:
Dorothy Lane
Gwen Owen:
Beryl Calder
Grandfather Dale:
Jack Shaw
Mrs Leathers:
Hattie Jacques
Miss Marchbanks:
Harriet Petworth
Mrs Mountford:
Vivienne Chatterton
Richard Fulton:
Norman Chidgey
Fickling:
Robert Webber
Mrs Morgan:
Grace Allardyce
Mr Capon:
John Turnbull
Mrs Gomm:
Betty Hardy
Sam Odgers:
Victor Platt
Mrs Vyner:
Dorothy Darke
Policeman:
Manning Wilson
Fireman:
Jeffrey Segal
Reporter:
Hugh David

A radio play by Max Kester from the novel by Bryan Morgan with Jean Taylor-Smith and Jack Allen
Members of the staff of Blanche Capel Virus Research Station: and Produced by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Play By:
Max Kester
Novel By:
Bryan Morgan
Unknown:
Jean Taylor-Smith
Unknown:
Jack Allen
Produced By:
Audrey Cameron
Dr John Hanwell:
Sebastian Shaw
Charles Neasden:
Jack Allen
Mole:
Manning Wilson
Mrs Campbell:
Jean Taylor-Smith
Hopkinson:
Godfrey Kenton
Weavil:
Peter Claughton
Jimmy Longdon:
Bruce Beeby
Alma Schwartz:
Cecile Chevreau
Martineau:
Brian Haines
Sir John Saunders:
Edgar Norfolk
Secretary:
Aline Waites
Professor Anders:
Bryan Powley
Eileen Longdon:
Mairhi Russell
First air hostess:
Aline Waites
German man:
Bryan Powley
German landlady:
Ine Cameron
Antonio:
Jeffrey Segal
The President:
Janet Burnell
Second air hostess:
Mairhi Russell
Airport policeman:
Geoffrey Matthews
Maid:
Aline Waites
Village Constable:
Peter Claughton
Lieutenant:
Manning Wilson
Corporal:
Geoffrey Matthews
Sergeant:
Jeffrey Segal
Nurse:
Janet Burnell
Sister:
Ine Cameron

A programme of problems and brain-teasers featuring
Beat the Expert
Lord Russell of Liverpool,
C.B.E., M.C.
Ask Me Another
A general knowledge quiz between contestants representing all parts of the British Isles
6-Hertfordshire and Essex:
Sydney Box
Reginald A. Clarke Martin P. Frankel
Taking part in the sketch: Philip Ray , John Cazabon and Betty McDowell
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
Programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown:
Sydney Box
Unknown:
Reginald A. Clarke
Unknown:
Martin P. Frankel
Unknown:
Philip Ray
Unknown:
John Cazabon
Unknown:
Betty McDowell
Unknown:
Franklin Engelmann
Written By:
John P. Wynn
Produced By:
Joan Clark

' The Red Planet'
Episode 9 with David Jacobs
Music composed and conducted- by Van Phillips
Written and produced by Charles Chilton
Jet and Lemmy thought they heard the voice of Peterson cominR over the radio, but it proved to be only the recorder which had been left running. Soon afterwards, contact with Control was reestablished. As the Discovery approached Mars, Jet felt strangely apprehensive. The ship went into free orbit round the planet, preparatory to landing, but iust before they touched down a strange noise was heard and Jet had difficulty in keeping the ship under control.
Repeated on Sunday at 6.0

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jacobs
Conducted By:
Van Phillips
Produced By:
Charles Chilton
Jet Morgan:
Andrew Faulds
Lemmy Barnet:
David Kossoff
Doc Matthews:
Guy Kingsley Poynter
Stephen Mitchell:
Bruce Beeby

Round the British Isles with Top of the Form
John Ellison and Robert MacDermot are the question-masters in this inter-country contest between representative teams from girls' and boys' schools in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
Ashfleld Grammar School, Belfast (Girls) v. Annadale Grammar School, Belfast (Boys)
Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Question-master:
John Ellison
Question-master:
Robert MacDermot
Questions writer:
Tom Williams
Producer:
Joan Clark

Peter Bates (Doncaster) v.
George Stern
(Heavyweight Champion of Scotland) Commentary by Raymond Glendenning on the eight-round heavyweight contest with inter-round summaries by Harry Carpenter
From the Town Hall, Walsall

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Bates
Unknown:
George Stern
Commentary By:
Raymond Glendenning
Unknown:
Harry Carpenter

Cyril Stapleton directs The BBC Show Band
Tonight's Show Band Star:
Sam Costa with Jimmy Young , Rikki Fulton
The Stargazers, Bill McGuffie
Harold Smart , Bert Weedon
The Show Band Singers
Produced by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Stapleton
Unknown:
Sam Costa
Unknown:
Jimmy Young
Unknown:
Rikki Fulton
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Unknown:
Harold Smart
Unknown:
Bert Weedon
Produced By:
Johnnie Stewart

Gilbert Harding brings his guests to the studio, records them in their homes, or talks to them across seas and continents by telephone and short-wave telecommunications
Because the world around us changes from day to day, the people to be interviewed in these programmes will not be chosen until shortly before the broadcast, and their names will not be announced in advance.
(Continued in next column)
The Light Programme welcomes your opinion about who should be a Gilbert Harding guest, If you want to make a suggestion write to: Gilbert Harding (Interviews), Broadcasting House, London, W.I. Postcards only please. The Harding Interviews are broadcast twice a week-on Mondays at
10.20 and Thursdays at 8.45 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Gilbert Harding

presents
Eric Delaney and his Band with Albert Hall , Bert Courtley and Jimmy Skidmore
Introduced by Dill Jones
Produced by Jimmy Grant and Donald MacLean

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Delaney
Unknown:
Albert Hall
Unknown:
Bert Courtley
Unknown:
Jimmy Skidmore
Introduced By:
Dill Jones
Produced By:
Jimmy Grant
Produced By:
Donald MacLean

Light Programme

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