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BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
Conductor, David Curry
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
News Summary at 7.30

Contributors

Musicians:
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Musicians:
BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
Conductor:
David Curry
Musicians:
Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra

from a clothing factory in Kettering, Northants
The Lana Sisters, Jack Watson, Joan Butler, Chick Murray and Maidie
Harry Engleman (piano)
Vic Montiboys (string-bass)
Bob Mansell (drums)
Introduced, by Richard Maddock

Contributors

Singers:
The Lana Sisters
Unknown:
Jack Watson
Unknown:
Joan Butler
Comedians:
Chick Murray and Maidie
Pianist:
Harry Engleman
Bassist:
Vic Montiboys
Drummer:
Bob Mansell
Presenter:
Richard Maddock
Producer:
James Pestridge

A musical escape to blue skies
with Johnny Lopez, Pauline Ashby, Alick Nkhats, The Four Caballeros and The Maiersli Band
Gunnar Lundgren Orchestra
O.O. Sing- und Spielgruppe of Linz
Aimable and his Accordion Ensemble
including: Day Trip with the Elizabethan Singers
Return Ticket: Barbara Wace introduces the music of Arizona
Your courier, Denys Gueroult
(BBC recording)

News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Lopez
Unknown:
Pauline Ashby
Unknown:
Alick Nkhats

For the New Year: A miscellany from the Woman's Hour series ' Learnt from Life.'
Callers at the Door: Shirley Percival gives a housewife's view of tramps
The Tune and the Memory: from Evelyn Laye's album
Overheard: A conversation between three playwrights.
Serial: ' Love On My List ' by Robert Tibber (fourth instalment)
Introduced by Teresa McGonagle
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Tibber
Introduced By:
Teresa McGonagle

A musical journey on a magic carpet woven by the BBC West of England Light Orchestra (Leader, Frederick Lunnon)
Conductor, Frank Cantell
Guide, Hugh Shirreff
Today's tour includes Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Persia, China, Hawaii, and Mexico

Contributors

Conductor:
Frederick Lunnon.
Conductor:
Frank Cantell
Unknown:
Hugh Shirreff

Music
News, views, and interviews
Human interest stories
Show business gossip
The world's greatest recording stars and their records
Your host tonight is
Ken Sykora
This edition includes
What I want in 1959 by young people and parents across the world
Roundabout's singers of the week:
The Fraser Hayes Four
Ian Black-sportsman of the year
Crosby cameo
Six-Fifteen spin:
More music of Latin America
Science Spot:
How do we know what Is on Mars? by Dr. J. G. Porter
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic
Dennis Wilson at the piano Produced by Jack Singleton
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Black-Sportsman
Unknown:
Dr. J. G. Porter
Produced By:
Jack Singleton

John Ellison and Robert MacDermot are the Question-Masters in this general knowledge contest between representative teams from girls' and boys' schools in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
14-Semi-Finals (2)
The Gordon Schools, Huntly,
Aberdeenshire (Boys) v.
The County Grammar School for Boys, Barry
Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Robert MacDermot
Unknown:
Tom Williams
Produced By:
Joan Clark

A new production of the serial by Francis Durbridge
1 — ' The Sitter-In'
Produced by Martyn C. Webster
(BItC recording)

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Durbridge
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Paul Temple:
Peter Coke
Steve:
Marjorie Westbury
Charlie:
James Beattie
Sir Graham Forbes:
Richard Williams
Inspector Eden:
Frederick Treves
Terry Palmer:
Peter Wilde
Mary Desmond:
June Tobin
Queenie Edwards:
Armine Sandford
Madame Flaubert:
Catherine Salkeld
Bert Walters:
Hadyn Jones

Light Programme

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