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11.0 SCOTTISH HERITAGE. Fingal's Cave'
11.20 WHEN WE START WORK. ' Finding the right kind of job ', by Edward Higgins
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS :
The theory of knowledge. 2-' Knowing about Knowing', by W. A. Sinclair , Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

Contributors

Talks:
Edward Higgins
Unknown:
W. A. Sinclair

2.0 TRAVEL TALKS. From North Africa through the Middle East to India. ' A Village on the Nile ' : Egypt's life-line
2.15 Interval music
2.20 I YSGOLION CYMRU. (For Welsh
' schools.) ' Rhigwm a Chan ', gan
Huldah Bassett. Cyfres i blant dan naw mlwydd oed. 3—' Y Cobler '
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I : English for everyday use. ' 'Describing People ', by Lettice Cooper

Contributors

Unknown:
Huldah Bassett.
Unknown:
Lettice Cooper

5.20 West-Country story, written and told by Eileen Molony
' Letter from America ', by Olive Shapley
5.45 ' The Navy's Here ' : ' Torpedo Branch', written by Commander P. Bethell , R.N., and produced by Peter Watts.

Contributors

Told By:
Eileen Molony
Unknown:
Olive Shapley
Unknown:
Mander P. Bethell
Duced By:
Peter Watts.

Famous stars recall at the Cafe Cosmo, in song and story, incidents which led to their first pay envelope. BBC Revue Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Mansel Thomas. Devised by Mungo Dewar , and written by C. Denier Warren. Produced by Harry S. Pepper

Contributors

Conducted By:
Mansel Thomas.
Unknown:
Mungo Dewar
Written By:
C. Denier Warren.
Duced By:
Harry S. Pepper

with Jack Train ; and Dino Galvani , Sydney Keith , Horace Percival , Clarence Wright , Fred Yule , Dorothy Summers , Vera Lennox , Kay Caven dish, and Paula Green. The show written by Ted Kavanagh. Orchestra conducted by Charles Shadwell. Produced by Francis Worsley

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Train
Unknown:
Dino Galvani
Unknown:
Sydney Keith
Unknown:
Horace Percival
Unknown:
Clarence Wright
Unknown:
Fred Yule
Unknown:
Dorothy Summers
Unknown:
Vera Lennox
Unknown:
Kay Caven
Unknown:
Paula Green.
Written By:
Ted Kavanagh.
Conducted By:
Charles Shadwell.
Produced By:
Francis Worsley

Comic opera in one act, by Weber. English translation by Lionel Salter. Adapted and produced by Stephen Thomas
Scene : Abu Hassan 's house, near the Caliph's palace in Baghdad
BBC Theatre Chorus. BBC Theatre Orchestra; conductor, Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Composer:
null Weber
Translation By:
Lionel Salter.
Produced By:
Stephen Thomas
Conductor:
Stanford Robinson
Abu Hassan sung by:
Heddle Nash
Abu Hassan played by:
Roddy Hughes
Fatima sung by:
Noel Eadie
Fatima played by:
Sarah Jackson
Omar sung by:
Kenneth Ellis
Omar played by:
Geoffrey Wincott
The Grand Vizier:
Bertram Davis
Ladv-in-Waiting:
Margery Caldicott
The Caliph of Baghdad:
Bruce Winston
Zobeide:
Alison Reid

Sung by Henry Cummings.
Presented by Hubert Foss.
Accompanist, John Wills

Ganymede
The Great Twin Brethren
Tartarus
Death and Youth Love's Answer
First Loss
(Translations by Norman Weir, Fox Strangways, and Steuart Wilson)

Contributors

Singer:
Henry Cummings
Presented:
by Hubert Foss
Accompanist:
John Wills
Translations:
Norman Weir
Translations:
Fox Strangways
Translations:
Steuart Wilson

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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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