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A sound approach to the cinema introduced by Peter Haigh and including:

A Few Words from Cecil B. DeMille

Pocket Edition
Norman Wisdom in 'Just My Luck'
Adaptation by Roy Bradford
Preceded by some comments on the production by director John Paddy Carstairs

'Meet Danny Wilson'
Frank Sinatra and Shelley Winters in close harmony

Around the British Studios with Peter Noble

Sounds Familiar
A short quiz to test your know-how of current and not-so-current movies
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale

Flashback to 1942
Music from 'Bambi' now re-released

Theme Song
'Sons of Liberty' from Walt Disney's 'Johnny Tremain'

The Hollywood Touch
A report from Donovan Pedelty

Incidental Music
Irish folk melodies heard in John Ford's 'The Rising of the Moon'

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Haigh
Speaker:
Cecil B. Demille
Adaptation (Pocket Edition):
Roy Bradford
Speaker (Pocket Edition):
John Paddy Carstairs
Presenter (Sounds Familiar):
Desmond Carrington
Presenter (Sounds Familiar):
Spencer Hale
Reporter (The Hollywood Touch):
Donovan Pedelty
Programme devised by/Producer:
Trafford Whitelock

[Starring] Bernard Braden and Dick Bentley
with Eleanor Summerfield
The Singer:
Lorrae Desmond and Nearly Everybody Else:
Bernard Cribbins
Music written and arranged by Bob Sharpies and played by BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Script written by David Climie and Pat Dunlop
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfield
Singer:
Lorrae Desmond
Unknown:
Bernard Cribbins
Arranged By:
Bob Sharpies
Leader:
John Jezard
Conducted By:
Paul Fenoulhet
Written By:
David Climie
Written By:
Pat Dunlop
Produced By:
Leslie Bridgmont

A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee
Julie Dawn
Franklyn Boyd
Jean Campbell
The Meritones with accompaniments by The Steve Race Four and Harold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Sung By:
Benny Lee
Sung By:
Julie Dawn
Unknown:
Franklyn Boyd
Unknown:
Jean Campbell
Produced By:
Johnnie Stewart

In Thirty Minutes
(The Radio Digest Show) with Benny Lee
David Nettheim , Marie Benson
Announcer, Ronald Fletcher
Nat Temple and his Orchestra Music arranged by Ken Thorne
Script by Michael Bentine and David Nettheim
Production by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown:
Benny Lee
Unknown:
David Nettheim
Unknown:
Marie Benson
Announcer:
Ronald Fletcher
Announcer:
Nat Temple
Arranged By:
Ken Thorne
Script By:
Michael Bentine
Script By:
David Nettheim
Production By:
Pat Dixon

Community hymn-singing from St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Mulberry Street, Manchester led by combined Catholic choirs conducted by Michael Callaghan
Hymns introduced by Father Patrick MeEnroe
Hark! a herald voice is sounding
(Tune, Stuttgart)
Dear Maker of the starry skies (Tune,
Creator alme siderum)
0 come, thou Wisdom whose decree
(Tune, Veni Emmanuel)
All the skies tonight sing o'er us
(Tune, Warum sollt)
To win my heart with visions bright and fair (Tune, Old 124th)
Mary immaculate, star of the morning
(Tune. Liebster Immanuel )
0 God of earth and altar (Tune,
Pearsall)
Before the day's last moments fly
(Tune, Te lucis ante terminum)
Organist, Eugene Lee

Contributors

Conducted By:
Michael Callaghan
Introduced By:
Father Patrick Meenroe
Unknown:
Liebster Immanuel
Organist:
Eugene Lee

A series of horse laughs
10 — ' The Nursery Handicap'
Script by Eddie Maguire
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Script By:
Eddie Maguire
Produced By:
Alastair Scott-Johnston
Reg, the stable lad:
Reg Dixon
Major Hunt, the trainer:
Francis de Wolff
Mary, the Major's daughter:
Dilys Laye
Parker, the head stable lad:
Roger Snowdon
The Padre:
T St John Barry
Joan:
Elizabeth London
Ginger, an apprentice:
Anthony Green
Clara, the COOK:
Patricia Hayes
Mrs Diana Todd:
Patricia Hayes
Gregg:
Carl Bernard
Soapy, the horse, and all other animals:
Percy Edwards

A panel game in which members of the public and invited personalities put questions to a team of distinguished experts
The great minds are:
Jimmy Edwards
David Nixon
David Tomlinson Jimmy Wheeler
In the chair, Peter Haigh
From an idea by Jimmy Edwards
Production by Jacques Brown

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
David Tomlinson
Unknown:
Jimmy Wheeler
Unknown:
Peter Haigh
Production By:
Jacques Brown

Light Programme

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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