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MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR INFANTS, by Ann Driver
11.20 'SENIOR HISTORY I. The world our neighbour. ' David Livingstone ' (1843-73), missionary, doctor and explorer: by Julia Goodey
11.40 FOURTH-FORM FEATURES: ' The Old Vic': an imaginary interview with its founder, Emma Cons. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ann Driver
Unknown:
David Livingstone
Unknown:
Julia Goodey
Unknown:
Emma Cons.

I YSGOLION CYMRU (For Welsh schools). ' Iaith a Llenyddiaeth,' gan T. J. Morgan : cyfres i blaht dros 9 oed. 2—' Llyfr a Llafar (ii): Geirfa.' Ffurf lafar yn wahanol i ffurf y llyfr
2.10 HOW THINGS BEGAN. Metal Smiths at Work,' by Rhoda Power : the ' BBC c Observer from the Past ' visits a Sumerian city in the Bronze Age, and is present when Queen Shubad pays an official visit to her goldsmith
2.35 SENIOR ENGLISH II. Poetry programme: 'Poetry and Work,' by Douglas Allan. The poems include ' The Mower ' by Sylvia Lynd , The Secret of the Machines ' by Rudyard Kipling , and ' Night Mail ' by W. H. Auden

Contributors

Unknown:
J. Morgan
Unknown:
Rhoda Power
Unknown:
Douglas Allan.
Unknown:
Sylvia Lynd
Unknown:
Rudyard Kipling
Unknown:
W. H. Auden

from Durham Cathedral
Versicles and Responses (Armes) Psalm 1
First Lesson: Isaiah 30, w. 15-21
Magnificat (Walmisley, in D minor) Second Lesson: John 17, vv. 1-8
Nunc dimittis (Walmisley, in D minor)
Creed and Collects
Anthem: How beauteous are their feet (Stanford)
Prayers
The winter's sleep was long and deep
(English May-Day Carol, B.H. til)
Organist, Cyril Maude

Contributors

Organist:
Cyril Maude

7-' The Skylark ': a recording of the complete song of this charming little bird of the downs and open spaces made by Ludwig Koch and introduced by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald followed by ' Field Fare': 7 — ' Snails ' : talk by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald . (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ludwig Koch
Duced By:
Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald
Talk By:
Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald

Written and produced by Brigid Maas
This programme illustrates the variety of regional and class accents, dialects. slang, jargon, and standard English making up the complex pattern of language in these islands. (Recording of a broadcast to America on Sunday in collaboration with the Columbia Broadcasting System)

Contributors

Produced By:
Brigid Maas

This Cornish May-Day ceremony starts as Padstow clock chimes midnight and heralds in May
Day. Listeners hear recordings of what takes place, with a description by Leading Seaman Jan Channell
The origin of ' The Padstow Hobby Hoss' ceremony is lost in time. Something very similar can be seen as far off as in Central Africa. All we know for certain is that" the ' Hoss ' with its tarpaulin skirt, brightly-painted eyes, ' snappers, and the ' Teazer,' capering before it with his club, form part of some ancient annual rite which asks fertility of the summer

with Commander A, B. Campbell , Principal Sir William Hamilton Fyfe (Aberdeen University), Mrs. M. A. Hamilton , Dr. C. E. M. Joad , and Professor Gilbert Murray . Question-Master, Geoffrey Crowther. (BBt: recording)

Contributors

Unknown:
B. Campbell
Unknown:
Sir William Hamilton
Unknown:
Mrs. M. A. Hamilton
Unknown:
Dr. C. E. M. Joad
Question-Master:
Professor Gilbert Murray
Question-Master:
Geoffrey Crowther.

First Anniversary Programme
BBC Theatre Orchestra, with Frank Titterton (tenor), Ethel de Gomez and Hilda Dederich (two pianos), and the BBC Theatre Chorus. Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Programme includes Ivanovici's walte ' Waves of the Danube ' and a selection from Lehar's ' Frederica '

Contributors

Tenor:
Frank Titterton
Tenor:
Ethel De Gomez
Tenor:
Hilda Dederich
Conductor:
Stanford Robinson

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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