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BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Conductor, JACK COLES
STAN REYNOLDS AND HIS MUSIC
JUDD PROCTOR AND HIS MUSIC and some stars on record
Introduced by PETER LATHAM

Contributors

Conductor:
Jack Coles
Conductor:
Stan Reynolds
Introduced By:
Peter Latham

A light-hearted look at
The Twenties and Thirties by JAMES MOODY and THE Top HATTERS with CHERRY LIND and HARRY DAWSON
Introduced by DAVID BROWN
Produced by ERIC ARDEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Dawson
Introduced By:
David Brown
Produced By:
Eric Arden
on Light Programme

South Africa v. England
THIRD TEST MATCH
First Day
Commentary by BRIAN JOHNSTON CHARLES FORTUNE
PAT TEBBUTT , and JACKIE NEL
From Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
A relay of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission

Contributors

Commentary By:
Brian Johnston
Commentary By:
Charles Fortune
Commentary By:
Pat Tebbutt

with his Orchestra featuring Rose Brennan, Ross McManus, Larry Gretton
The Johnny Pearson Strings and Rhythm
Special guests, Lulu, Kenny Lynch
On the beat scene, The Karl Denver Trio
Introduced by Tony Hall
(Joe Loss and his Orchestra are appearing at the Hammersmith Palais, London)

Contributors

Musicians:
Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Singer:
Rose Brennan
Singer:
Ross McManus
Singer:
Larry Gretton
Musicians:
The Johnny Pearson Strings and Rhythm
Special guest/singer:
null Lulu
Special guest/singer:
Kenny Lynch
Musicians:
The Karl Denver Trio
Introduced by:
Tony Hall
Producer:
Don George

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
They Lived Here:
AUDREY RUSSELL visits houses where famous people lived and worked-Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh Carlyle in Chelsea
School Uniform: a symposium of opinions
Round-up: of past Woman's Hour signature tunes
Reading your letters
Pleasures of Winter: - considered by JOYCE GRENFELL , HELEN BURKE , LAURIE LEE , and JIM MIDDLETON
ROBERT RIETTY reads
The Crime of Giovanni Venturi by HOWARD SHAW
Fifth of twelve instalments

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Audrey Russell
Unknown:
Jane Welsh Carlyle
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Helen Burke
Unknown:
Laurie Lee
Unknown:
Jim Middleton
Unknown:
Robert Rietty
Unknown:
Giovanni Venturi
Unknown:
Howard Shaw
on Light Programme

Commentary on the last half-hour of the first day's play by BRIAN JOHNSTON , CHARLES ForTUNE, PAT TEBBUTT , and JACKIE NEL followed by a close of play summary
A re]ay of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's transmission

Contributors

Play By:
Brian Johnston
Unknown:
Pat Tebbutt

Introduced by Tim BRINTON
Today's record stars include
FRANK SINATRA , DIONNE WARWICK
RON GRAINER AND HIS ORCHESTRA
THE RONNIE ALDRICH QUARTET
Script by Tony Aspler
Produced by PETER DUNCAN and ROGER ORDISH

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tim Brinton
Unknown:
Frank Sinatra
Unknown:
Dionne Warwick
Unknown:
Ron Grainer
Script By:
Tony Aspler
Produced By:
Peter Duncan
Produced By:
Roger Ordish

A new series of stories written for radio by Rex Rienits
Autumn Holiday
All aboard the cleo are delighted when Fergus MacBeath announces that an old Scots friend of his and his wife have booked passage for a trip around the islands. But soon, what was to be a second honeymoon develops into a first-class slanging match. And then the weather decides to turn nasty!
Produced by VERNON HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Fergus MacBeath
Produced By:
Vernon Harris
Johnny Pride:
Bill Kerr
Tanenui:
Ian Wallace
Fergus MacBeath:
Duncan McIntyre
Liz Mostyn:
Christina Cray
Donald McLeish:
Charles Crampsey
Marcia McLeish:
Brenda Dunrich

with BENNY HILL
THE RAINDROPS, PETER VERNON
JOHNNIE SPENCE
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Script by Benny Hill
Produced by JOHN BROWELL
Peter Vernon is appearing in ' High Spirits ' at the Savou Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Vernon
Unknown:
Johnnie Spence
Script By:
Benny Hill
Produced By:
John Browell
Produced By:
Peter Vernon

A spontaneous discussion by MARY STOCKS
PHILIP HASKELL
KEVIN FITZGERALD
THE REV. TIMOTHY BEAUMONT
Travelling Question-Master. FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN
From the County Secondary School, Backwell, Somerset
Repeated Sunday, 1.10 p.m. (Home Services, not North)

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Haskell
Unknown:
Kevin Fitzgerald
Produced By:
Michael Bowen

From the stage of the Camden Theatre, London SIDNEY TORCH conducts the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Friday Night's Star Singers. DOREEN HUME
DAVID HUGHES
THE FRIDAY KNIGHTS
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY BAND OF THE WELSH GUARDS
Conducted by CAPTAIN H. A. KENNEY Director of Music
Introduced by Jimmy KINGSBURY
Produced by CHARLES BEARDSALL
News Summary and Sports Results at 10.30

Contributors

Singers:
Doreen Hume
Singers:
David Hughes
Directed By:
John McCarthy
Conducted By:
Captain H. A. Kenney
Introduced By:
Jimmy Kingsbury
Produced By:
Charles Beardsall

A late live show
JIMMY YOUNG introduces
STAN REYNOLDS AND HIS MUSIC
DON LANG AND THE FAB FIVE
FIONNA DUNCAN and the JACK TOOGOOD SWINGTETTE
On the spot requests, music, and interviews from the radio car, out and about town, with DEREK MILLS
Produced by JOHN KINGDON

Contributors

Unknown:
Stan Reynolds
Music:
Don Lang
Unknown:
Fionna Duncan
Unknown:
Jack Toogood Swingtette
Produced By:
John Kingdon

Light Programme

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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