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: Time Out of Doors: Indoor Bowls

A visit to Crystal Palace I.B.C.
Introduced by Albert Davies, editor of Bowls News.
R.B. Hilton, donor of the Hilton Cup for Indoor Bowls; Arthur Sweeney, honorary secretary of the E.B.A. (indoor section); G. Belcher, captain, Croydon I.B.C; Charles Careswell, honorary secretary, Alexandra Palace I.B.C; Kitty Woods, bowls correspondent, Bowls News

Indoor Bowls in the Midlands
F.H. Thomas and Roger Gilmore, of the Birmingham Indoor Bowls Association, -discuss the growth of the game in the Midlands and its use as a means of keeping in practice for the outdoor summer sport.

(BBC recording)
Next week: Climbing


Presenter (A visit to Crystal Palace I.B.C.): Albert Davies
Speaker (A visit to Crystal Palace I.B.C.): R.B. Hilton
Speaker (A visit to Crystal Palace I.B.C.): Arthur Sweeney
Speaker (A visit to Crystal Palace I.B.C.): G. Belcher
Speaker (A visit to Crystal Palace I.B.C.): Charles Careswell
Speaker (A visit to Crystal Palace I.B.C.): Kitty Woods
Speaker (Indoor Bowls in the Midlands): F.H. Thomas
Speaker (Indoor Bowls in the Midlands): Roger Gilmore
Edited and produced by: Francis Dillon

: A Listen and Learn Series: En Famille: 8: Brian est invite chez les Duclos

For those interested in brushing up their colloquial French.

Brian is invited to tea at the Duelos' where his friend John is staying.

(Originally broadcast in the Home Service in 1956)
A pamphlet containing notes and vocabularies for this series can be obtained by sending a crossed postal order for 1s. (not stamps, please) to [address removed]


Script: Max Bellancourt
Production: W. R. H. Carling
Auguste Vidal: Jacques Brunius
Brian Walker: David Enders
Madame Vidal: Sonia Windsor
Madame Duelos: Elma Soiron
Monsieur Duelos: Max Bellancourt
John Weston: Hugh David

: Organ Recital

by Ernest Maynard.
Sonata No. 1, in F minor...Mendelssohn
Prelude and Fugue in B minor....Bach
From Bath Abbey.
(BBC recording)


Organist: Ernest Maynard

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