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Out of the News: involving a topic of interest
For Amusement Only: How perfect a visitor are you ?
Food for October: some suggestions
Reading Your Letters
I Knew a Martyr: Gisela Birke recalls her schooldays in Germany
Serial: ' A Small Wilderness ' by Margaret Summerton
Abridged by Donald Bancroft
Read by Mary Wimbush
The first of twelve instalments
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
News Summary at 2.30

Contributors

Abridged By:
Donald Bancroft
Read By:
Mary Wimbush
Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson

The Jockey Club Stakes
For three-year-olds and upwards, over a distance of one and three-quarter miles Commentary by Raymond Glendenning, assisted by Roger Mortimer, from the Grandstand, and by Peter O'Sullevan from a point down the course
From Newmarket Racecourse

Contributors

Commentary By:
Raymond Glendenning
Assisted By:
Roger Mortimer
Unknown:
Peter O'Sullevan

News, views, and music
Thursday edition
Introduced by Ken Sykora
Looking for a Jobf
Policeman, by F. Hubert
David Niven tells a story
Crosby Cameo
Record Corner:
Music from Mexico
Science Spot:
Blades and Ears by Alastair Dunnett
6.29 Weather and News Headlines followed by Tonight's Topic Dennis Wilson at the piano
The Fraser Hayes Four
Produced by Jack Singleton
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1.500 St.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
Unknown:
F. Hubert
Unknown:
David Niven
Unknown:
Alastair Dunnett
Unknown:
Dennis Wilson
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
3-England
Redruth County Grammar School
(Boys) v.
County Grammar School for Girls
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Questions set by Tom Williams
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

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

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
Ted Ray
Tommy Trinder
Bernard Braden
In the chair, McDonald Hobley
This week's special guest:
Beryl Reid
From an Idea by Jimmy Edwards
Produced by Edward Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Tommy Trinder
Unknown:
Bernard Braden
Unknown:
McDonald Hobley
Unknown:
Beryl Reid
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Produced By:
Edward Taylor

A jazzman's Journey
Humphrey Lyttelton
In a broadcast from the Recital Room, Royal Festival Hall recounts some of his experiences in the U.S.A. recently, and with his band plays compositions performed before American audiences
Presented by Terry Henebery

Contributors

Presented By:
Terry Henebery

Light Programme

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