Programme Index

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On Being a Grass Widow: talk by Ba Mason
' The heave and the halt and the hurl ...': Quotation Club offers listeners some readings about the sea
Readers: Marjorie Anderson
Denis McCarthy , Frank Duncan
'Ill met by moonlight': an outspoken talk about cats by Grace Chaney.
Certain Cure: Mrs. Barbara Roach questions some of the illusions about the delights of rearing a family
(Continued in next column)
Serial: ' The Other Day' by Dorothy Whipple
Abridged by P. J. R. Wright
Read by Mary O'Farrell
The fourth of nine instalments
Programme introduced by Marjorie Anderson

Contributors

Readers:
Marjorie Anderson
Readers:
Denis McCarthy
Readers:
Frank Duncan
Unknown:
Grace Chaney.
Unknown:
Mrs. Barbara Roach
Unknown:
Dorothy Whipple
Abridged By:
P. J. R. Wright
Read By:
Mary O'Farrell
Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson

from the R.A.F. Station at Biggin Hill, Kent with The Stargazers
Tommy Reilly , Lizbeth Webb
Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin
James Moody (piano) Bert Weedon (guitar) Max Abrams (drums)
Presented by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Reilly
Unknown:
Lizbeth Webb
Unknown:
Bob Monkhouse
Unknown:
Denis Goodwin
Piano:
James Moody
Guitar:
Bert Weedon
Guitar:
Max Abrams
Presented By:
Bill Gates

First of four programmes of songs chosen from his repertoire
Introduced by his friend and colleague
Freddy Grisewood with the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. John Sharpe )
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
The well-known Australian baritone recorded these programmes during a recent visit to this country in his seventy-fourth year.

Contributors

Unknown:
Freddy Grisewood
Leader:
John Sharpe
Conductor:
Charles MacKerras

at the National Radio Show,
Earls Court
In which Al Read takes life as he finds it and shares the fun with The Gaunt Brothers
John McHugh
The Littlewood Songsters
The Coronets and the augmented
BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
Production by Ronnie Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
John McHugh
Conducted By:
Alyn Ainsworth
Production By:
Ronnie Taylor

Real stories from official records
Introduced by Captain Athelstan Popkess , Chief Constable of City Police in a large Midland city
3— 'The man who wrote himself off'
Ever since he had had to give up his iob on account of illness, Fred Wilkins had been a burden to himself and to his family. Then one night he disappeared from his home. His distracted mother telephoned the Police ..
Why these calls came to the Police and what the Police did is told by Captain Popkess. What happened next is told by one of the Ministry of Labour's Rehabilitation Officers. There are no actors in these programmes and only the names and minor details of the stories have been changed to avoid identification.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Captain Athelstan Popkess
Unknown:
Fred Wilkins

Cyril Stapleton directs the BBC Show Band
Songs from The Stargazers Harold Smart , Bert Weedon and Dennis Wilson
Guest singer, Janie Marden
Producer, John Browell

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Stapleton
Unknown:
Harold Smart
Unknown:
Bert Weedon
Unknown:
Dennis Wilson
Singer:
Janie Marden
Unknown:
John Browell

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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