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11.0 Singing together by Herbert Wiseman
Come, let us learn to sing (trad.)
Thou art like unto a' flower
The crocodile (English song)
A fairy lullaby (Highland song)
The Campbells are cofnin' (Scots song)
The bear went over the mountain
(American nursery rhyme)
11.20 Intervafr music
11.25 English for pleasure
' Summing up '
A discussion between L. A. G. Strong and a schoolmaster on English lessons
11.40 English for under-nines
Designed by Jean Sutcliffe
A ten-minute tale by Rhoda Power , and ten minutes of games with words


Herbert Wiseman
L. A. G. Strong
Designed By:
Jean Sutcliffe
Rhoda Power

by Alfred Wilson
From an abbey in Scotland
A Perthshire man, Alfred Wilson succeeded his father as organist in Perth Baptist Church when only fourteen years of age, and three years later acted as assistant organist in Perth Cathedral. Ten years ago he was appointed to the Faculty of the Conservatory in the University of Torontb. In 1935, the year before he came back to this country, he was chosen out of the whole of Canada to represent that country at the New York Conference of Organists. He was appointed Master of the Music in Paisley Abbey in 1938.


Alfred Wilson
Alfred Wilson

1.50 Science and gardening
' Work to do now in the garden '
C. F. Lawrance
2.10 Interval music
2.15 Stories from world history by Rhoda Power
' The Chinese Scholar Emperor'
How Kang Hi (died 1722) helped the poor, encouraged learning, and made a treaty with Peter the Great of Russia
2.35 Interval music
2.40 English for everyday use
Acting a play: Galsworthy's ' Little
Laidman Browne


F. Lawrance
Laidman Browne

A serial story specially written for broadcasting by John Dickson Carr
8-' The end of it all'
Produced by Val Gielgud


Broadcasting By:
John Dickson Carr
Produced By:
Val Gielgud
Carleton Hobbs
The Prince Regent:
Frederick Lloyd
Mary Adair:
Belle Chrystall
Hugh Austen:
James McKechnie
Elias Godfrey:
Ivor Barnard
Dr Cameron:
Cecil Trouncer
A Voice:
Bryan Powley

The last talk in this series about the people of the United States and the country in which they live, deals with the U.S.A. and the future, and is given by a distinguished American visitor to this country, Professor
Allan Nevins


Allan Nevins

Presented by Harry S. Pepper and Ronald Waldman
Celia Lipton
'Calling X2!' by Ernest Dudley with Jack Melford as X2
'Something old - Something new'
Famous song-writers then and now
'Puzzle Corner' ??? Guess ???
Beatrice Lillie
'S.O.S. Sally'
'May we introduce...?'
Presented by Leonard Urry
Singing commeres, The Three Chimes
BBC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell


Presented By:
Harry S. Pepper
Presented By:
Ronald Waldman
Celia Lipton
Ernest Dudley
Jack Melford
Beatrice Lillie
S.O.S. Sally
Presented By:
Leonard Urry
Conducted By:
Charles Shadwell

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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