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FOR UNDER-SEVENS: Let's join in-an old favourite, ' The Tar Baby': an Uncle Remus story adapted by Jean Sutcliffe
11.20 IF YOU WERE A CHILD IN NEW ZEALAND. People from different parts of the country talk about their childhood
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS. This term critics discuss some famous novels which give a picture of social life in Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. ' The Road to Life.' by Makarenko. discussed by Nikolai Gubsky

Contributors

Adapted By:
Jean Sutcliffe
Unknown:
Nikolai Gubsky

TRAVEL TALKS. The British Empire. ' Looking South: On the High Veldt,' by T. Y. Benyon
2.20 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH, by Jean-Jacques and Yvonne Oberlin. ' Concours: Allo! Allo! Qui est-ce qui parle? '
2.40 senior English I: Dramatic Reading. 3-From 'Westward Ho! ', by Charles Kingsley. Adapted by Penelope Knox

Contributors

Unknown:
T. Y. Benyon
Unknown:
Yvonne OBErlin.
Unknown:
Charles Kingsley.
Adapted By:
Penelope Knox

with Low and Webster. Johnnie and Jimmy Lester. Jack Daly , Archie Glen , Evelyn Laye. Scott and Whaley. BEC Variety Orchestra, conducted by Charles Shadwell. Announcer, Norman Wooland. Producer, John Sharman.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Lester.
Unknown:
Jack Daly
Unknown:
Archie Glen
Unknown:
Evelyn Laye.
Conducted By:
Charles Shadwell.
Producer:
John Sharman.

' The Gay Dolphin Adventure,' by Malcolm Saville , adapted as a serial play in six parts by Muriel Levy. Produced by May E. Jenkin (' Elizabeth '). -Part 4
5.45 Songs at the piano, by Robert Marsden

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Saville
Unknown:
Muriel Levy.
Unknown:
E. Jenkin
Unknown:
Robert Marsden
John:
John Gilpin
Penny:
Ursula Hirst
Dickie:
Elaine MacNamara
Mary:
Patricia Fox
David:
Peter Mullins
Miss Ballinger:
Joan Young
Mr Grandon:
Malcolm Graeme
Mrs Warrender:
Hilda Bayley
Fred Vasson:
Stephen Jack
Miss Ballinger's niece:
Freda Falconer
Mr Morton:
Stanley Groome

Picasso and others. ' Crazy guying of mankind ' or ' Works of genius '--or neither? Speakers: Thomas Bodkin. Barber Professor of Fine Arts, Birmingham, and Director of the Barber Institute: Herbert Read , critic, poet, and author of many books on art: Barnett Freed-man. painter and lithographer. In the chair. Herbert Hodge , taxi-driver and writer.

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Bodkin.
Unknown:
Herbert Read
Unknown:
Herbert Hodge

B. C. Hilliam ('Flotsam'), with Ivor Dennis , Clapham and Dwyer,
Nan Kenway and Douglas Young, Helen Clare , Charmian Innes (by permission of the Windmill Theatre), George James , and Trefor Jones. Produced by Tom Ronald.

Contributors

Unknown:
B. C. Hilliam
Unknown:
Ivor Dennis
Unknown:
Nan Kenway
Unknown:
Helen Clare
Unknown:
Charmian Innes
Unknown:
George James
Unknown:
Trefor Jones.
Produced By:
Tom Ronald.

1—' This was the Cockney'
First of a series of broadcasts showing what is happening to some of the old ways of life which have been changing in the last fifty years and may disappear altogether. Incidental music played by the BBC Revue Orchestra : conductor, Frank Cantell. Written and produced by Marjorie Banks
This programme is a picture of cockney life as Amy Sands, sixty-three-year-old Lambeth costermonger. remembers it. with all its gaiety and colour, poverty and misery, and as it is now for her children

Contributors

Conductor:
Frank Cantell.
Produced By:
Marjorie Banks

A series of special programmes starring leading British, American, and French swing combinations. 6-' Little Jazz.' Ronnie Waldman introduces a group of British experts in an informal swing session. Presented by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Introduces:
Ronnie Waldman
Presented By:
Pat Dixon

Charles Maxwell introduces an all-star cabaret, with Dinah Shore , Carroll Gibbons and Harry Jacobson , and ' Schnozzle ' Durante, and dancing to Ted Lewis and his Orchestra

Contributors

Introduces:
Charles Maxwell
Unknown:
Dinah Shore
Unknown:
Carroll Gibbons
Unknown:
Harry Jacobson
Unknown:
Ted Lewis

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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