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Protection Against Disease by Frank T. Perkins, Ph.D.
Dr. Perkins is the head of the Medical Research Council division responsible for the safety and efficacy of all vaccines given to humans. Today he talks about the importance of immunisation, particularly in the first five years of life.

Contributors

Speaker:
Frank T. Perkins, Ph.D.

A series in which practising musicians discuss listeners' queries
DENIS MATTHEWS
STEPHEN DODGSON
Chairman, ALEC ROBERTSON
Produced by Peter Dodd

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis Matthews
Unknown:
Stephen Dodgson
Unknown:
Alec Robertson
Produced By:
Peter Dodd

Fifteen programmes for listeners with some knowledge of French
Programme 15
Musset: Sur une morte
Les bottes de sept lieues-15 C'etait
Page d'icriture
Speakers, PAULETTE PRENEY
Louis BLONCOURT , PAUL COUSTER
Script by Odile Castro and Winifred Saunders
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
Last Thursday's broadcast (Study)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paulette Preney
Unknown:
Louis Bloncourt
Unknown:
Paul Couster
Script By:
Odile Castro
Script By:
Winifred Saunders
Produced By:
Elsie Ferguson

A visit to the Brighton and Hove Motor Club
Members put questions to:
Ernest McMillan, a leading Rally driver
Bill Boddy, Editor of Motor Sport
Pat Gregory of the R.A.C.
Chairman, Bill Hartley
Recorded at the Club Headquarters in Brighton
followed by the latest news of Roads and Traffic
Produced by Jim Pestridge
Motor with Bill Hartley : page 41

Contributors

Panellist:
Ernest McMillan
Panellist:
Bill Boddy
Panellist:
Pat Gregory
Chairman:
Bill Hartley
Producer:
Jim Pestridge

Written by Barry Took and Marty Feldman
starring Kenneth Horne with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick, Betty Marsden, Bill Pertwee
Music by The Fraser Hayes Four, Edwin Braden and the Hornblowers
Announcer, Douglas Smith
Broadcast on April 2 (Light)

Contributors

Writer:
Barry Took
Writer:
Marty Feldman
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Hugh Paddick
Unknown:
Betty Marsden
Unknown:
Bill Pertwee
Music:
Fraser Hayes
Music:
Edwin Braden and the Hornblowers
Announcer:
Douglas Smith
Producer:
John Simmonds

Roy Castle, comedian, discusses with Roy Plomley in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island.

(Roy Castle is in 'Big Bad Mouse' at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London)

Contributors

Presenter/Devised by:
Roy Plomley
Castaway:
Roy Castle
Producer:
Monica Chapman

by David Bartlett
with Clive Morton
'The Garden Village of England. A coveted title. It's a great pity that Miss Tuttle will miss seeing the fruits of her labour...'

Contributors

Writer:
David Bartlett
Producer:
Glyn Dearman
Tom:
Haydn Jones
Major Peters:
Clive Morton
Sally:
Patricia Gallimore
P.C. Bennett:
Ronald Herdman
Dr Rawlings:
Lockwood West
Mr Percival:
Denys Blakelock
John Martin:
Ian Thompson
George:
Harold Kasket
Charles Roper:
Wilfrid Carter

A Saturday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
Gardener after one's own heart: B.A. Mason talks about Lanning Roper's The Sunday Times Gardening Book.
Could it have been avoided?: Elaine Goldman describes her troubles with a central heating installation, and Norman Tozer investigates.
Psychedelic?: Jane Probyn visits a discotheque in Soho.
I'm not lonely now: Peter Ross talks to May Brown and young people who have helped her
What sort of peace?: June Rose reports from Israel.

Contributors

Presenter:
Marjorie Anderson
Speaker:
B.A. Mason
Guest:
Elaine Goldman
Reporter:
Norman Tozer
Reporter:
Jane Probyn
Reporter:
Peter Ross
Guest:
May Brown
Reporter:
June Rose

starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert, Harry H. Corbett as Harold
with Derek Nimmo and Michael McClain
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton adapted for radio by Gale Pedrick
Broadcast on July 30 (Light)

Contributors

Writer:
Alan Simpson
Writer:
Ray Galton
Adapted for radio by:
Gale Pedrick
Producer:
Bobby Jaye
Albert:
Wilfrid Brambell
Harold:
Harry H. Corbett
[Actor]:
Derek Nimmo
[Actor]:
Michael McClain

A special edition of Gala Concert Hall from Huddersfield
MARGARET PRICE (soprano)
JOHN MITCHINSON (tenor)
NORMAN WELSBY (baritone)
BBC NORTHERN SINGERS
Chorus-Master, Stephen Wilkinson
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by BRIAN PRIESTMAN
Introduced by SANDRA CHALMERS
Produced by David Richardson and Gareth Walters
The programme includes music from Carmen (Bizet), Faust (Gounod), Semiramide (Rossini), Rigoletto (Verdi), and Der Rosenkavalier (Richard Strauss ).
Given before an invited audience in Huddersfield Town Hall on Sept. 9

Contributors

Tenor:
John Mitchinson
Baritone:
Norman Welsby
Chorus-Master:
Stephen Wilkinson
Leader:
Reginald Stead
Conducted By:
Brian Priestman
Introduced By:
Sandra Chalmers
Produced By:
David Richardson
Produced By:
Gareth Walters
Unknown:
Richard Strauss

by Terence Rattigan adapted for radio by Peter Watts
with Paul Daneman as Alexander the Great
The action of the play takes place in Greece and Persia during the fourth century B.C.

Repeated: Monday, 3.15 p.m.
See page 8

Contributors

Author:
Terence Rattigan
Adapted for radio by:
Peter Watts
Producer:
John Powell
Alexander the Great:
Paul Daneman
The Queen Mother of Persia:
Margaret Rawlings
Hephaestion, a Macedonian officer:
David Brierley
Alexander:
Paul Daneman
A sculptor:
Michael Harbour
Philip of Macedon Alexander's father:
John Wyse
General Parmenion:
David March
Philotas his son:
Nigel Graham
The Pythia Priestess of Delphi:
Margaret Robertson
The Queen Mother of Persia:
Margaret Rawlings
Darius, King of Persia:
John Justin
Queen Statira:
Barbara Mitchell
Prince Bessus Satrap of Bactria:
Anthony Jackson
Princess Statira:
Sian Davies
Mazares, servant to Darius:
Harold Kasket
Cleitus, a Macedonian officer:
Francis de Wolff
Macedonian officer - Ptolemy:
Michael Harbour
Macedonian officer - Perdicoas:
Christopher Bidmead
Roxana:
Margaret Robertson
[Actor]:
Alexander John

Brian Redhead discusses some topical matters and some less topical with Davida Higgin, educationist, Dr. Norman Hunt, Fellow and Lecturer In Politics, Exeter College, Oxford, Lewis Wright, Chairman of the T.U.C.

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Redhead
Panellist:
Davida Higgin
Panellist:
Dr. Norman Hunt
Panellist:
Lewis Wright

Scarlatti Sonatas
B flat minor (L.296) B flat minor (L.300)
C sharp minor (L.260) Csharp minor (L.256)
B major (L.148) B major (L.446)
played by Alan Cuckston (harpsichord)
Second of five programmes
11.42* Weather forecast and News Summary

Contributors

Harpsichord:
Alan Cuckston

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