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followed by
Morning Music
BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra
Leader, David Adams
Conductor, David Curry
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
George Scott-Wood and his Music
Ian Stewart and his Quintet
The Robin Richmond Trio

Contributors

Leader:
David Adams
Conductor:
David Curry
Leader:
James Hutcheon
Unknown:
George Scott-Wood
Unknown:
Robin Richmond

Bringing you each week some of Britain's brightest and beat pop music groups and singers
Today:
The Ronnie Keene Six
The Quartette Italiano
with a song from Juliet Rolls
Produced by Geoffrey Owen
BBC General Overseas Service recording

Contributors

Musicians:
The Ronnie Keene Six
Musicians:
The Quartette Italiano
Singer:
Juliet Rolls
Produced by:
Geoffrey Owen

from a lighting equipment factory in Birmingham
The Tracy Sisters
Jack Watson
Carmita
Reg Dixon
Harry Engleman (piano) Sid Gateley (string-bass) Bob Mansell (drums)
Presented by James Pestridge

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Watson
Unknown:
Reg Dixon
Unknown:
Harry Engleman
Unknown:
Sid Gateley
Presented by:
James Pestridge

with the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
and Denis Martin.

News Summary at 1.30
followed by Cricket Scoreboard

Contributors

Musicians:
The BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Leader:
James Hutcheon
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Singer:
Denis Martin

Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
and including
"Rome Revisited" by Diana Graves
"Out of the News": involving a topic of interest
"Monument to Olaf": Antonia Ridge recalls her Swedish grandfather
"French to Get By": Mr. and Mrs. Wood learn from Claudia Worsthorpe
Reading Your Letters
"Away From It All?": some aspects of country living
Norman Shelley reads from 'Wagstaff's England' by Robert Greenwood

(The fourth item is recorded)

Contributors

Presenter:
Marjorie Anderson
Reporter:
Diana Graves
Reporter:
Antonia Ridge
Presenter (French to Get By):
Claudia Worsthorpe
Author (Wagstaff's England):
Robert Greenwood
Reader (Wagstaff's England):
Norman Shelley

Grand Finale

Franklin Engelmann is the Chairman of this general knowledge contest in which the three finalists, who have won through from the fifty-six contestants representing all parts of the British Isles, compete for the title 'Brain of Britain 1961'

Mrs. Irene Thomas, London, Singer, Mrs. Joan Taylor NewcastIe-upon-Tyne, Lecturer, and the winner of last week's programme
The programme devised and written by John P. Wynn
Produced by Joan Clark

Contributors

Unknown:
Franklin Engelmann
Unknown:
Mrs. Irene Thomas
Singer:
Mrs. Joan Taylor
Written By:
John P. Wynn
Produced By:
Joan Clark

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 Edmundo Ros
Produced by Edward Taylor
(The recorded broadcast of April 11)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Tommy Trinder
Unknown:
Bernard Braden
Produced By:
Edward Tay

with the BBC Revue Orchestra
Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer
Semprini plays his own arrangements for piano and orchestra
Tonight's programme includes

Produced by Frank Hooper

Contributors

Conducted By:
Malcolm Lockyer
Produced By:
Frank Hooper

Traditional and mainstream jazz played by Monty Sunshine's Jazz Band with Beryl Bryden and The Fairweather-Brown All Stars. Introduced by Alan Dell.

Contributors

Musicians:
Monty Sunshine's Jazz Band
Singer:
Beryl Bryden
Musicians:
The Fairweather-Brown All Stars
Introduced by:
Alan Dell
Producer:
Terry Henebery

Light Programme

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