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played today by the BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard)
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Cecil Norman and Eddie Macauley at two pianos
Tommy Reilly and his harmonica
Jackie Brown at the electric organ
Leslie Baker and his violin
(BBC recording)
(Leslie Baker is appearing at Quaglino's Restaurant, London)

News Summary at 7.30 and 8.30

At 7.45 on 1,500 m.
Greenwich Time Signal; Shipping Forecast

Contributors

Musicians:
The BBC Variety Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
John Jezard
[Orchestra] conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Pianist:
Cecil Norman
Pianist:
Eddie MacAuley
Harmonicist:
Tommy Reilly
Organist:
Jackie Brown
Violinist:
Leslie Baker

BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard)
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
The Don Harper Quartet
Jan Muzurus, Harry Locke, Jack Train, Frances Day
Presented by Bill Worsley.

Contributors

Musicians:
BBC Variety Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
John Jezard
[Orchestra] conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Musicians:
The Don Harper Quartet
Singer:
Jan Muzurus
Performer:
Harry Locke
Performer:
Jack Train
Singer:
Frances Day
Presenter:
Bill Worsley

provided by Johnny Gregory and his Concert Orchestra (Leader, Danny Levan) featuring The Lower Strings, The Cha-Cha Orchestra, The Michael Sammes Singers.
(BBC recording)

News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Musicians:
Johnny Gregory and his Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
Danny Levan
Musicians:
The Lower Strings
Musicians:
The Cha-Cha Orchestra
Singers:
The Michael Sammes Singers
Producer:
John Simmonds

Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family.
(BBC recording)
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.15 a.m.
(Hattie Jacques is appearing in 'Large as Life' at the London Palladium)

Gwen and David drove the twins to meet Bob and Jenny on their return from Italy. Mrs. Dale was annoyed with Bob for visiting Vicky Clare without telling Jenny. She was also worried to discover that he and Jenny had no savings. Maisie started work as the Fultons' new maid, and Miss Kendrick tried to make trouble for her.

Contributors

Script:
Jonquil Antony
Productions this week by:
Betty Davies
Productions this week by:
Wyn Knowles
Mrs. Dale:
Ellis Powell
Dr. Dale:
James Dale
Mrs. Freeman:
Dorothy Lane
Sally Fulton:
Margaret Ward
Richard Fulton:
Norman Chidgey
Bob Dale:
Leslie Heritage
Jenny Dale:
Julia Braddock
Mrs. Maggs:
Grace Allardyce
Henry Freeman:
Preston Lockwood
Fickling:
Robert Webber
Maisie Miller:
Sheila Manahan
Miss Kendrick:
Judith Fellows
Mrs. Leathers:
Hattie Jacques
Mr. Leathers:
Joe Sterne
Monument:
Charles Lamb
Elsie Freeman:
Betty Hardy
Harvey Hichens:
Eric Francis
Violet Hichens:
Margot Bryant
Miss Barton:
Betty Baskcomb
Sir Franklin Reid:
Godfrey Kenton
Ashley Weston:
Peter Wilde

Written by Eddie Maguire.
[Starring] Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

(Sunday's recorded broadcast)

Contributors

Writer:
Eddie Maguire
Production:
Jacques Brown
Joe Huggett:
Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett:
Kathleen Harrison
Bobby:
George Howell
Jane:
Cynthia Bizeray
Fred Stebbings:
Charles Leno
Other parts played by:
John Cazabon
Other parts played by:
Warren Mitchell

Written by Carey Edwards.
A series of comedies bringing to life some of the more famous quotations of our language.
[Starring] Yvonne Arnaud and Vic Oliver
This week: 'It's the last straw that breaks the camel's back'
At the piano, Kathleen O'Hagan

(BBC recording)

Contributors

Writer:
Carey Edwards
Pianist:
Kathleen O'Hagan
Production:
Tom Ronald
Margot Marlow:
Yvonne Arnaud
Charles Marlow:
Vic Oliver
Mrs. Stitchmore:
Gwen Lewis
Mr. Stitchmore:
Hugh Morton
Mabel:
Patricia Field
Mr. Bacon:
Wilfred Babbage

An hour of light entertainment for a summer evening.
by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon)
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Doreen Hume, Owen Brannigan
BBC Men's Chorus
Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate
Introduced by John Webster.
From the Princes Theatre, Clacton

Contributors

Musicians:
The BBC Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
William Armon
[Orchestra] conductor:
Vilem Tausky
Soprano:
Doreen Hume
Bass:
Owen Brannigan
Accompanist:
Ernest Lush
Singers:
BBC Men's Chorus
Chorus-Master:
Leslie Woodgate
Presenter:
John Webster
Producer:
John Tylee

A serial in eight parts by Francis Durbridge.
[Starring] Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury

(Recorded broadcast of November 27, 1957)

Contributors

Writer:
Francis Durbridge
'The Country Air' sung by:
Norman Tattersall
Production:
Martyn C. Webster
Paul Temple:
Peter Coke
Steve:
Marjorie Westbury
Sir Graham Forbes:
Lester Mudditt
Detective-Inspector Vosper:
Hugh Manning
Charlie:
James Beattie
Eric Lansdale:
John Graham
Adrian Frost:
Simon Lack
Peter Wallace:
Frank Partington
Terry Gibson:
Isabel Dean
Warren:
James Thomason
Pete Roberts:
Thomas Heathcote
Rupert Dreisler:
Brewster Mason
A Police Sergeant:
Frank Windsor

Light Programme

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