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'twixt Isobel Barnett, Eleanor Summerfield and Richard Murdoch, David Nixon
with some tune-twisters from Steve Race
In the chair, Roy Plomley

(Broadcast on May 12, Radio 2)

Contributors

Panellist:
Isobel Barnett
Panellist:
Eleanor Summerfield
Panellist:
Richard Murdoch
Panellist:
David Nixon
Chairman:
Roy Plomley
Tune-twisters by:
Steve Race
Devised and written by:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Tony Luke

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by DAVID CAIN
Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins
1: A Unexpected Party
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
J. R. R. Tolkien
Unknown:
Michael Kilgarriff
Music By:
David Cain
Music By:
Paul Daneman

A family magazine introduced by Ken Sykora and including:
Millionaire M.P.: Robert Maxwell, publisher and Member of Parliament, talks to John Ellison about the turning points in his life
'Aces, All Aces': some memories of the actor Sir Charles Hawtrey by Matthew Norgate
Finoggling: Gordn Savage introduces a gentle art
Journey Back from Loneliness: a personal expedition by H.C. Case
Drop us a line: your news, views, and memories

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
Unknown:
Robert Maxwell
Unknown:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Sir Charles Hawtrey

Who Killed Charlie Winpole ? by Ernest Bramah tReader, CARLETON HOBBS
The second of eight
Stories of Crime and Detection selected and arranged for radio by Neville Teller

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Winpole
Unknown:
Ernest Bramah
Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
Neville Teller

Adapted for radio in twenty parts by Val Gielgud from four of the Hornblower books by C. S. Forester with John Westbrook as Lord Horatio Hornblower
BOOK 1:
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
2: The Cargo of Rice
Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Val Gielgud
Unknown:
C. S. Forester
Unknown:
John Westbrook
Unknown:
Lord Horatio Hornblower
Unknown:
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
Produced By:
Trevor Hill
Admiral Lord Hornblower, the Storyteller:
John Westbrook
Captain Sir Edward Pellew of the frigate Indefatigable:
David Mahlowe
Hornblower a youni; midship man:
Derrick Gilbert
A Lieutenant:
John Daglish
Able Seaman Matthews:
Joe Holmes
Jules Leblanc, Captain of the briK Marie Galante:
Geoffrey Banks
Captain Neuville of the French privateer Pique:
Colin Edwynn

Problems from listeners' letters discussed by RENÉE HOUSTON, MARY STOCKS CHARMIAN INNES
BEVERLY PHILPOTTS
In the chair, ANONA WINN
Devised by Anona Winn and Ian Messiter
Produced by John Cassels
Pre-recorded at The Playhouse.
Northumberland Avenue. London. W.C.2
Repeated. Thursday, 12.25 p.m. ' Be Reasonable.' a male reply: Saturday at 7.0 p.m. and next Tuesday at 12 noon

Contributors

Unknown:
Charmian Innes
Unknown:
Beverly Philpotts
Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
John Cassels

JOHN McCAW (clarinet) BBC WELSH Orchestra Leader, John Bacon
Conducted by BRIAN PRIESTMAN
Overture: Semiramide Rossini
Given before an invited audience in the Concert Hall. Broadcasting House. Llandaff. Cardiff

Contributors

Conducted By:
Brian Priestman

Harold Abrahams , the only Englishman ever to win a Gold Medal for the Olympic 100 metres, introduces some famous Gold Medallists from past Olympic Games including:
FANNY BLANKERS-KOEN ,ANN PACKER
MARY RAND . SYDNEY ATKINSON
Chris BRASHER ,LYNN DAVIES
HERR ELLIOTT , TOMMY HAMPSON
A. N. S. JACKSON , KEN MATTHEWS
Jesse OWENS. DON THOMPSON
ARTHUR Wint , and EMIL ZATOPEX
BBC Sound Archive production by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Abrahams
Unknown:
Fanny Blankers-Koen
Unknown:
Ann Packer
Unknown:
Mary Rand
Unknown:
Sydney Atkinson
Unknown:
Chris Brasher
Unknown:
Lynn Davies
Unknown:
Herr Elliott
Unknown:
Tommy Hampson
Unknown:
A. N. S. Jackson
Unknown:
Ken Matthews
Unknown:
Jesse Owens.
Unknown:
Don Thompson
Unknown:
Arthur Wint
Unknown:
Emil Zatopex
Production By:
Harold Rogers

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