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First broadcast: on Network Three

1: Africa and Indonesia by THE REV. DR. A. M. JONES illustrated by field recordings
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon
This month in Nairobi an international conference East Africa and the Orient: Historical Problems of the Pre-colonial Era, sponsored by Harvard University Center for International Affairs and the British institute of History and Archaeology in East Africa. has been discussing the interrelation of tie cultures of Africa and Indonesia.
In this and a succeeding programme Dr. Jones considers the musical evidence afforded by the African and Indonesian xylophones and other instruments.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Dr. A. M. Jones
Produced By:
Douglas Cleverdon

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

2: Other Musical Evidence by THE REV. DR. A. M. JONES illustrated by field recordings
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon
In this second programme Dr. Jones continues to explore the musical relationship between the East and West sides of the Indian Ocean, which he first prouounded in 1964 in his book Africa and Indonesia.
Second broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Dr. A. M. Jones
Produced By:
Douglas Cleverdon

First broadcast: on Network Three

2: Other Musical Evidence by THE REV. DR. A. M. JONES illustrated by field recordings
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon
In this second programme Dr. Jones continues to explore the musical relationship between the East and West sides of the Indian Ocean, which he first propounded in 1964 in his book Africa and Indonesia.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Dr. A. M. Jones
Produced By:
Douglas Cleverdon

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

1: Africa and Indonesia by THE REv. DR. A. M. JONES illustrated by field recordings
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon
In this and a succeeding programme Dr. Jones considers African and Indonesian xylophones and other instruments as musical evidence for the interrelation of the cultures of Africa and Indonesia.
Second broadcast
October 21 followed by an interlude at 10.50

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr. A. M. Jones
Produced By:
Douglas Cleverdon

Vernon Adcock first broadcast eight years ago. For two years he has played the xylophone with Jan Berenska and Harry Engleman 'a Quintet. He took up the marimba about nine years ago, and finds that it offers more scope than the xylophone. The instrument he will play in this broadcast, however, is a xylomarimba.

Contributors

Unknown:
Vernon Adcock
Unknown:
Jan Berenska
Unknown:
Harry Engleman

Children's Variety : Dino Galvani (' So-So '), the master of mispronunciation, A. J. Powell , the xylophone ace ; songs by Ernest Butcher ; impersonations by Ernest Regon ; Wilfred Walter in a comedy monologue, ' 'Off for the Holidays and James Moody and Peter Akister at two pianos

Contributors

Unknown:
Dino Galvani
Unknown:
A. J. Powell
Songs By:
Ernest Butcher
Unknown:
Wilfred Walter
Unknown:
Peter Akister

Norman Evans invites you to Make Yourself at Home
while he swops musical notes with Semprini, shares domestic bliss with Patricia Burke and introduces Norma Evans
with Mistin Juniors, International xylophonists featuring the xylophone on skates, Caruna and Dodo, Comedy adagio dancers
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
From the BBC's Playhouse Theatre, Manchester

Contributors

Presenter/Comedian:
Norman Evans
Pianist:
null Semprini
[Actress]:
Patricia Burke
Singer:
Norma Evans
Xylophonists:
Mistin Juniors
Comic dancers:
Caruna and Dodo
Musicians:
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by:
Alyn Ainsworth
Script:
Frank Roscoe
Designer:
Kenneth Lawson
Producer:
John Ammonds

First broadcast: on BBC One London

Today's guest, astronomer Patrick Moore , shows he can play the xylophone and the piano at the same time. Peter Hudson and David Halls transform cabbage into stuffed cabbage rolls, spice up cauliflower Italian-style and turn a fennel bulb into fritters. Director/Producer Philip Casson
Series producer Georgina Abrahams A Friday production for BBCtv
FOOD: page 28

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Moore
Unknown:
Peter Hudson
Unknown:
David Halls
Producer:
Georgina Abrahams

Your Chairman
MR. WILLIAM SCOTT-COOMBER introduces
MR. LEON CORTEZ
Professor of the H'Arts
MR. NORMAN TEAL
Wizard of the Xylophone
THE HARMONY HI.LITES Girls who really Sing
MR. Peter ROBINSON
For Pete's sake Laugh
MISS JENNIFER HARRIS and Miss ANGELA WHITE Lead you in Song and THE GENTLEMEN OF THE PIT ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MR. MORRIS MCLEAN
Produced by Peter Pilbeam

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr. Peter Robinson
Unknown:
Miss Jennifer Harris
Produced By:
Peter Pilbeam

Guests :
Norman Long
You can get his records from the C.I.D.
Sydney Jerome
Our Piano Basher
Michel
'Xtra on the Xylophone
The Three Musketeers Tearing off snappy songs
Ernest Shannon
No relation to the river
Jack Wynne
Just Jim Emery
Russell and Marconi
Clever and Clean and Our Long Suffering Host
Stanelli (E. & 0. E.)
Produced by John Sharman and Stanelli

Contributors

Unknown:
Norman Long
Unknown:
Ernest Shannon
Unknown:
Jack Wynne
Unknown:
Just Jim Emery
Produced By:
John Sharman

Your Chairman
MR. WILLIAM SCOTT-COOMBER introduces
Mr. BILLY DAINTY
Going mad — coming! MR. JOHN LAWRENSON
Baritone par Excellence
MR.NORMAN TEAL
Wizard of the Xylophone MR. Tom MENNARD Called to the Bar
Miss ELIZABETH GALE The Siveet Soprano
Miss BARBARA MARTIN Leads you in Song
The Gentlemen OF THE PIT ORCHESTRA Conducted by MR. MORRIS McLEAN
Produced by Peter Pilbeam
Billy Dainty Is in ' Spring Show at the Coventry Theatre. Coventry

Contributors

Introduces:
Mr. William Scott-Coomber
Baritone:
Mr. John Lawrenson
Unknown:
Mr.Norman Teal
Unknown:
Mr. Tom Mennard
Unknown:
Miss Elizabeth Gale
Soprano:
Miss Barbara Martin
Produced By:
Peter Pilbeam

First broadcast: on BBC One London

Last of six programmes.
Jimmy Perry takes another nostalgic look back at music hall. Those evergreen favourites Wilson, Keppel and Betty head a star cast which also includes Suzette Tarri , Bennett and Williams (playing their amazing phono-fiddles), Teddy Brown at the xylophone and Bob and Alf Pearson. Recorded at the Headquarters of the Grand Order of Water Rats in London.
Written by JIMMY PERRY Produced by PAT PARRISH

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Perry
Unknown:
Suzette Tarri
Unknown:
Teddy Brown
Unknown:
Alf Pearson.
Written By:
Jimmy Perry
Produced By:
Pat Parrish

Your Chairman
MR. BILL SCOTT-COOMBER introduces
MR. CYRIL FLETCHER
The Odd-Ode Comedian
MR. JOHN LAWRENSON Baritone Par Excellence
MR. BOBBY PATTINSON
Nearly Anything for a Laugh
THE GLADSTONE HARMONY FOUR Waiting for a Song
MR. WYN CALVIN
The Welsh Prince of Laughter
MISS BARBARA SIMPSON Musically Yours
MR. NORMAN TEAL
Wizard of the Xylophone and the GENTLEMEN OF THE PIT ORCHESTRA Conducted by MR. MORRIS MCLEAN
Produced by PETER PILBEAM

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr. Cyril Fletcher
Baritone:
Mr. John Lawrenson
Unknown:
Mr. Bobby Pattinson
Unknown:
Mr. Wyn Calvin
Unknown:
Miss Barbara Simpson
Unknown:
Musically Yours
Unknown:
Mr. Norman Teal
Conducted By:
Mr. Morris McLean
Produced By:
Peter Pilbeam