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From Northern Ireland including:
Bananas: Mary E. Waterhouse describes the loading of bananas by women in a Jamaican port.
A Brush with the Sweep, by Norah McNeill.
Woman as a Social Queen: Margaret Colhoun examines an anonymous encyclopedia of etiquette.
Three Eloping Heroines: Elizabeth Boyle recalls three romantic escapades from the legend and history of Ireland.
The Vincent Lowe Trio playing a selection of Irish dances.
Serial: 'The Murder of Roger Ackroyd' by Agatha Christie
Abridged by Honor Wyatt; Read by James McKechnie
The eighth of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Patricia Calderwood.


Patricia Calderwood
Mary E. Waterhouse
Norah McNeill
Margaret Colhoun
Elizabeth Boyle
Vincent Lowe Trio
Author (The Murder of Roger Ackroyd):
Agatha Christie
Reader (The Murder of Roger Ackroyd):
James McKechnie

Young people discussing the current films, books, plays, and tunes they like
Nature Red in Tooth and Claw
This week Norma Ellis , Diana Carter. Michael Simpson , and Keith Chambers talk about:
' Animal Farm ': the cartoon film Of George Orwell 's - Pig Brother ' story, by Halas and Batchelor and ' Man-Eaters of Kumaon': the new paper-backed edition of Jim Corbett 's book
All Yours
Michael Flanders gives the results of last week's competition and sets another one


Norma Ellis
Diana Carter.
Michael Simpson
Keith Chambers
George Orwell
Jim Corbett
Michael Flanders

Joy Nicholls, Kenneth Horne, Derek Roy
Aided and abetted by Bob Andrews
Frankie Vaughan with Bert Waller at the piano
Top Tunes at Your Request
Leslie Welch - The Memory Man
Forces Show Radio Nutwork
These you have liked —but not this way!
The Tanner Sisters - Those ' swing-song ' girls
Raymond Glendenning - Reports on sports
The Forces Tutor - The low-down on Civvie Street
Malcolm Lockyer 's Concert Orchestra with the Knights Errant
'The Girl of Your Dreams'
That dean of detectives Klaxon Horne finds himself 'Without a Clue'
Fantastic adventures 'To be continued in our next'
Introduced by Roy Williams
The (Very) Dramatis Personae: [see cast list]
Script by Larry Stephens and Jimmy Grafton with additional material by Peter Griffiths and John Vyvyan
Produced by Trafford Whitelock


Joy Nicholls
Kenneth Horne
Derek Roy Performer: Bob Andrews
Frankie Vaughan
Bert Waller
Memory Man:
Leslie Welch
Sport reporter:
Raymond Glendenning
Musical director:
Malcolm Lockyer
Introduced by:
Roy Williams
Script by:
Larry Stephens
Script by:
Jimmy Grafton
Additional material:
Peter Griffiths
Additional material:
John Vyvyan
Produced By:
Trafford Whitelock
Klaxon Horne:
Kenneth Horne
Miss Nicklejoy:
Joy Nichols
Shishka Bab:
Joy Nichols
Boy Roy and countless others:
Derek Roy
Inspector Pillbody and odd bods:
Bob Andrews

Music soft and sweet
Music for dreaming
A musical entertainment for the close of day
Hermann Hagestedt and his Orchestra with songs by Eva Busch , Peter Anders
Heino Gaze and Willy Mattes
(two pianos)
Freddy Alberti (harp)
The fourth of a series of six programmes recorded for the BBC Light Programme by courtesy of the Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne, and previously broadcast on September 1, 1964)


Hermann Hagestedt
Songs By:
Eva Busch
Songs By:
Peter Anders
Songs By:
Heino Gaze
Songs By:
Willy Mattes
Freddy Alberti

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