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BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader. James Hutcheon )
Conducted by Gilbert Vinter
Bernard Monshin and his Rio Tango Band
Cecil Norman and the Rhythm Players
At 6.45 on 1,500 m.
Shipping Forecast
Weather and News Summary at 7.30


James Hutcheon
Conducted By:
Gilbert Vinter
Conducted By:
Bernard Monshin
Cecil Norman

WORKERS' PLAYTIME from a factory canteen in Penarth, Glamorgan
With Malcolm Vaughan , Billy Dainty
Dorita y Pepe. Verushka
Leonard Morris (piano) Jack Burrows (drums)
Ernie Haigh (double-bass)
Introduced by Alan Taylor
Produced by Brian Evans


Malcolm Vaughan
Billy Dainty
Pepe. Verushka
Leonard Morris
Jack Burrows
Ernie Haigh
Introduced By:
Alan Taylor
Produced By:
Brian Evans

The Denny Boyce Band
June Robinson and Rikki Henderson
Emile Ford and the Checkmates
Introduced by Brian Matthew
Produced by John Fenton
News Summary at 1.30
Shipping Forecast at 1.40 on 1,500 m.


Denny Boyce
June Robinson
Rikki Henderson
Emile Ford
Introduced By:
Brian Matthew
Produced By:
John Fenton

From Wales
Ideas for Food Competition: Elizabeth Roberts, the judge for Wales, announces the names of the winners and runners-up and comments on the entries
(Continued in next column)
In London: Audrey Russell at the Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition
A Countryman's Diary: Harry Soan talks about his life on and off the farm
Sparetime Work: Margaret Williams talks to Helen Kay Who Pops the Question? : a special
Leap Year discussion between Carol Lewis. Berta Ruck, and Ann Temple
Introduced by Gwenyth Petty
Serial: ' Boy in a Grey Overcoat ' by Jean Ross. Read by June Tobin Eleventh instalment.
News Summary at 2.30


Introduced By:
Gwenyth Petty
Jean Ross.
Read By:
June Tobin

News, views and music
Tuesday edition
Introduced by McDonald Hobley
Records from the Theatre:
' The' Pajama Game '
Topic for Motorists: Phil Drackett
A Sporting Memory: John Arlott
Films on Release: Gordon Gow
The Piccadilly Circus Story:
Alexis Korner
6.29 Weather and News Headline* followed by Tonight's Topic
Bill McGuffle at the piano
BBC West of England Light Orchestra
(Leader, Frederick Lunnon )
Conductor. Frank Cantell Produced by Denys Jones
Shipping Forecast at 5.58 on 1,500 m.


Introduced By:
McDonald Hobley
Phil Drackett
John Arlott
Gordon Gow
Alexis Korner
Bill McGuffle
Frederick Lunnon
Frank Cantell
Produced By:
Denys Jones

A new radio play by Dudley Barker
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Charles Lefeaux
A U.S. airman crash-lands on the village green of Lesser Bolting with surprising results.


Play By:
Dudley Barker
Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
Air Commodore Strong, a retired R.A.F. Officer:
David Bird
The Rev Whitebait, Vicar of Lesser Bolting:
John Hollis
Charlie Rainbird, a publican:
Keith Williams
Al Dakerman, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force:
Jerry Stovin
Bill Croop a young farmer:
John Humphry
Milly Rainbird, the publican's daughter:
Hilda Schroder
Miss Loiimer of the Women's Institute:
Mary O'Farrell
Col Julius Strindberg, U S Air Force Public Relations:
Alan Tilvern
An American girl correspondent, whowrites for ' Peep:
Jane Jordan Rogers
Danny, a pilot in the U S Air Force:
Michael Turner
Shorty, a pilot in the U S Air Force:
Malcolm Hayes
Maisie Green, secretary of-the Girls Friendly Society.:
Jacqueline Forster'
Hilda Stanch, of the Girl Guides:
Kathleen Helme
A Bishop, visiting Lesser Bolting:
George Hagan

Reginald Tilsley and his Orchestra
The Edward Rubach Quintet
The Albert Delroy Trio and Barbara Leigh
Introduced by John Dunn
Produced by James Dufour and Fredric Bayco
News Summary at 11.30


Reginald Tilsley
Barbara Leigh
Introduced By:
John Dunn
Produced By:
James Dufour
Produced By:
Fredric Bayco

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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