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by GEORGE A. HILL
Read by GARARD GREEN
In 1917 Brigadier Hill. D.s.o.. O.B.E., M.C., then a captain, was sent into a Russia torn by revolution to harry the victorious Germans.
Sixth of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown:
George A. Hill
Read By:
Garard Green

Written by Carl Duering
Intermediate German series
10.46 FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS
Lesson 3: La surprise tWritten by Raymond Escoffcy
A radiovislon programme
11.1 SINGING TOGETHER by WILLIAM APPLEBY
Songs:
Once a farmer and his wife Brennan on the Moor Faithful Johnny
11.20 DRAMA WORKSHOP
DEREK BOWSKILL introduces a creative drama series for secondary children
3: Communication
Last of three introductory programmes to help children enter the creative world of drama through experience, expression, and communication.
Broadcast on October 3. 1966
11.40 MUSIC SESSION TWO
Overtures (iii)
Introduced by GORDON REYNOLDS and VERONICA CLAYTON
Produced by Albert Chatterley

Contributors

Written By:
Carl Duering
Unknown:
Raymond Escoffcy
Unknown:
William Appleby
Introduced By:
Gordon Reynolds
Introduced By:
Veronica Clayton
Produced By:
Albert Chatterley

Roy Castle: comedian discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast
Roy Castle is in ' Big Bad Mouse at the Shaftesbury Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Castle

Written by Philip Guard
Third of three programmes about everyday things in the house.
Springboard series
2.20 THE MUSIC BOX by GORDON REYNOLDS
2.30 YOURSELF AND OTHERS
Including an excerpt from
Sprightly Running by John Wain
Speak series
2.40 MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND MIME for the nine-to-eleven-year-olds by GLYN HARRIS
Archaeological dig: Stone Age man.
Produced by Vera Gray

Contributors

Written By:
Philip Guard
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
John Wain
Produced By:
Vera Gray

Learning at Home
A guide to help those following up an interest in a serious way, perhaps by attending evening classes, or pursuing some course of study, whatever the subject.
1: How and Where f
CHRIS CUTHBERTSON looks at the problems of starting to study. How do you go about it? Where do you look for information? How can you avoid ' dropping out ' ?
See page 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Cuthbertson

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind
Sailing Skipper BOB ROBERTS introduces an East Anglian edition
Autumn Melody: Norfolk naturalist TED ELLIS takes you to his own Wheatfen Broad to catch the season's dawn bird-song
A Cautionary Tale: from JOHN
MURIEL
Hear No Evil:
DR. DONALD BROADBENT of Cambridge discusses with Tony Scase his evidence that the human brain employs its own surprising automatic censor
A Word in Your Ear from F. R. BUCKLEY and in his
Look at Books
Bob Roberts heard from FRED WIGBY , author of Stoker R.N.

Contributors

Introduces:
Bob Roberts
Unknown:
Ted Ellis
Unknown:
Dr. Donald Broadbent
Unknown:
Tony Scase
Unknown:
F. R. Buckley
Unknown:
Bob Roberts
Unknown:
Fred Wigby

The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter abridged as a four-part serial reading by JOSEPHINE BRUCE
Read by LEONARD HENRY
4: Too Many Professors and Pancake Day at Great Pagwell

Contributors

Unknown:
Norman Hunter
Reading By:
Josephine Bruce
Read By:
Leonard Henry

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport - MICHAEL BROOKE looks at listeners' letters in Postscript
Introduced by PADDY FEENY
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Brooke
Introduced By:
Paddy Feeny

Listeners' letters and points of difference aired by Renee Houston, Beryl Reid, Sheila Van Damm, Carol Binsted, Susan Messiter
In the chair, Anona Winn
Devised by Anona Winn and Ian Messiter
Produced by John Cassels
(Shortened version: Thursday, 12.0)

Contributors

Unknown:
Beryl Reid
Unknown:
Sheila van Damm
Unknown:
Carol Binsted
Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
John Cassels

Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Music composed by JOHN BUCKLAND
Conducted by ERIC WETHERELL Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN
Slightly shortened version of the broadcast on April 29, 1966 (Third)

Contributors

Unknown:
William Shakespeare
Composed By:
John Buckland
Conducted By:
Eric Wetherell
Produced By:
John Tydeman
First Weird Sister:
Grizelda Hervey
Second Weird Sister:
Mary O'Farrell
Third Weird Sister:
Sylvia Coleridge
Duncan:
Walter Fitzgerald
Malcolm:
David Weston
Captain:
John Dearth
Lennox:
John Humphry
Ross:
John Justin
Macbeth:
Paul Scofield)
BanQUO:
John Westbrook
Angus:
Fraser Kerr
Lady Macbeth:
Peggy Ashcroft
Fleance:
Glyn Dearman
Porter:
Timothy West
Macduff:
Alec McCowen
Donalbain:
Brian Hewlett
First Murderer:
John Hollis
Second Murderer:
Stephen Thorne
Lady Macduff:
Jane Wenham
Son to Macduff:
Nicholas Charles
Doctor of Physic:
Noël Howlett
Gentlewoman:
Cécile Chevreau
Menteith:
Stephen Thorne
Caithness:
Preston Lockwood
Seyton:
Henry Stamper
Old Siward:
John Hollis
Young Siward:
Glyn Dearman

by CAMERON DUODU
Ghana Correspondent of The Observer
Cameron Duodu. novelist and author of ' The Gab Boys.' was In England when Nkrumah was deposed. In spite of misgivings he decided to return to Ghana. He thinks now that he took the right decision.

Contributors

Unknown:
Cameron Duodu.

Duty Free by FRANCIS GAITE abridged by Donald Bancroft
Read by FRANK DUNCAN
First of fifteen instalment.
Produced by John Cardy
The Principality of Sainte-Roche badly needed dollar aid, but she was a peaceful little country with no discontent, no subversive elements.

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Gaite
Abridged By:
Donald Bancroft
Read By:
Frank Duncan
Produced By:
John Cardy

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