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2.0 NATURE STUDY : ' 'Teeth', by A. J. Mee : the teeth of different animals, dog, cow, snake, elephant
2.15 Interval music
2.20 i YSGOLION CYMRU (For Welsh schools). ' Y Pentref' : cyfres i blant dros naw mlwydd oed. 4-' Fferm y Mynydd ' : Y Bugail a'i waith yn y Gwanwyn
2.40 SENIOR HISTORY. Canada. ' Some North American Questions : the undefended frontier between Canada 'and the U.S.A. ', by Elspeth Huxley

Contributors

Unknown:
A. J. Mee
Unknown:
Elspeth Huxley

by Dorothy Worsley , with Leonard Henry , Sylvia Welling , Joan Young , Dan Donovan , and 'Arthur Phillips. Original music and production by Mai Jones

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorothy Worsley
Unknown:
Leonard Henry
Unknown:
Sylvia Welling
Unknown:
Joan Young
Unknown:
Dan Donovan
Unknown:
Arthur Phillips.
Production By:
Mai Jones

' The Magic Fishbone ', by Charles Dickens , arranged as a dialogue story
Norman Stone , in a short recital of songs by Martin Shaw

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Unknown:
Norman Stone
Songs By:
Martin Shaw
Narrator:
George Holloway
King:
Ernest Jay
Granmarina:
Vivienne Chatterton
Alicia:
Joyce Moore

' County Problems: Monmouthshire ' Recorded discussion, with Anthony Hurd in the chair; G. H. Purvis , Executive Officer of the Monmouth War Agricultural Executive Committee, and Principal of the Institute of Agriculture at 'Usk ; Sydney Edwards of Castleton, County President of the National Farmers' Union, and a prominent member of the War Agricultural Executive Committee ; W. W. Parker , Vice-President of the County Branch of the National Farmers' Union, and a member of the Chepstow District Sub-Conv mittee ; J. Herbert of Crumlin ; and W. J. Thomas of Raglan : member of the Abergavenny District SubCommittee

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Hurd
Unknown:
G. H. Purvis
Unknown:
W. W. Parker
Unknown:
J. Herbert
Unknown:
W. J. Thomas

First of a weekly series : R. J. Mitchell , designer of the Spitfire, who died so that the world's best fighter plane could be born for Britain. Written by Donald Stokes. Narrator, Ritchie Calder. Produced by Leonard Cottrell

Contributors

Unknown:
R. J. Mitchell
Narrator:
Donald Stokes.
Narrator:
Ritchie Calder.
Produced By:
Leonard Cottrell

in ' ... And America Sang ! ' : some pages of America's musical history, from ' Yankee Doodle' to the present day, with Adelaide Hall, George James , Gene Crowley , Pat Rignold , MacDonald Parke, Tommy Duggan , Peter Madden , Alan Keith , Sydney Keith , and Gwen Day Bur-roughs. Revue Chorus, the Dance Orchestra and a section of the BBC Variety Orchestra, under the direction of Billy Ternent. Narration and production by James Dyrenforth.

Contributors

Unknown:
George James
Unknown:
Gene Crowley
Unknown:
Pat Rignold
Unknown:
Tommy Duggan
Unknown:
Peter Madden
Unknown:
Alan Keith
Unknown:
Sydney Keith
Unknown:
Billy Ternent.
Production By:
James Dyrenforth.

A local legend by Charles Heslop. Music composed by Dennis Arundell. Produced by Stephen Thomas
with the BBC Theatre Chorus and the BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Heslop.
Composed By:
Dennis Arundell.
Produced By:
Stephen Thomas
Unknown:
Stanford Robinson
Dr Wa-Wa:
Charles Heslop
Peggy Jarke:
Doris Gambell
Meg Welton:
Marjorie Westbury
Mavis Frumerty:
Olive Darby
Bert sung by:
Rene Soames
Bartholomew played by:
Guy Verney
The Princess of Tartary sung by:
Lorely Dyer
The Princess of Tartary played by:
Cherry Cottrell
Narrator:
Dennis Arundell

Weekly programme telling in dramatic form stories of courage and endurance, of humour and heroism, from the week's news. Edited by Robert Barr , with music under the direction of George Walter. Produced by John Glyn-Jones
Programme includes a cartoon by

Contributors

Edited By:
Robert Barr
Unknown:
George Walter.
Duced By:
John Glyn-Jones

Christians meet to answer listeners' questions. Recorded programme, in which questions sent in by listeners are discussed by the Rev. F. A. Cockin , Canon of St. Paul's ; Professor R. D. Whitehorn of Westminster College, Cambridge; Father Agnellus Andrew , a Roman Catholic Franciscan Friar ; and Mary Trevelyan. Chairman, Professor Victor Murray , of University College, Hull

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. F. A. Cockin
Unknown:
R. D. Whitehorn
Unknown:
Father Agnellus Andrew
Unknown:
Mary Trevelyan.
Unknown:
Professor Victor Murray

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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