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SINGING TOGETHER, by Ernest Bullock
Spanish Ladies
The Snowy-Breasted Pearl Whim, Wham, Waddle, Oh
11.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN. ' What is a Fossil?,' by Honor Wyatt. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH, by Jean-Jacques Oberlin. Programme varie: Comprenant plusieurs parties auxquelles les élèves pourront prendre part. Préparez de quoi ecrire. (BBC recording)
12.5 p.m. BIBLE TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS. The Relevance of the New Testament. ' Why Read the New Testament?,' by the Rev. C. H. Dortd. D.D., Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge

Contributors

Unknown:
Ernest Bullock
Unknown:
Jacques OBErlin.
Unknown:
Rev. C. H. Dortd.

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' A Hero of Old Spain,' by David Scott Daniell. Roderick Diaz , The Cid, becomes a great guerilla warrior
2.30 ORCHESTRAL CONCERT SERIES. First concert: BBC Welsh Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas
The Toreadors (Suite: Carmen) Bizet Programme introduced by Roger Fiske

Contributors

Unknown:
David Scott Daniell.
Unknown:
Roderick Diaz
Unknown:
Mansel Thomas
Introduced By:
Roger Fiske

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

' Alice in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll arranged as a dialogue story in five parts
Part 1— ' Down the Rabbit-Hole'
Other animals and birds played by Freda Falconer
5.35 ' For Your Bookshelf.' Geoffrey Dearmer reviews some recent children's books

Contributors

Unknown:
Lewis Carroll
Played By:
Freda Falconer
Unknown:
Geoffrey Dearmer
Narrator:
Derek McCulloch
Alice:
Angela Glynne
White Rabbit:
Wilfred Babbage
Mouse:
Norman Shelley

A comedy for radio by William Barrow
With music by various composers
Produced by Ronald Waldman
'Bradley Prize Band' directed by Harry Mortimer. BBC Revue Chorus and augmented BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Frank Cantell

Scene: The town of Bradley in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the early part of 1946

Contributors

Writer:
William Barrow
Producer:
Ronald Waldman
Musical Director:
Harry Mortimer
Conductor:
Frank Cantell
Ben Crowther:
Gerald Nodin
Sam Randle:
Jack Shaw
Mrs Hirst:
Florence Gregson
Sir Josiah Armitage:
Joe Murgatroyd
Betty Armitage:
Louise Gainsborough
Peter Pleydell:
W Gordon Duncalf
Reuben Steel:
Carl Bernard
Amos:
Clifford Buckton
John Willie Fothergill:
Dudley Freeman
Ellis Balmforth:
Jack Hargreaves
Annie:
Dorothy Smith
Violet:
Doris Gilmore
Policeman:
Howard Douglas
The Mayor:
John Boddington
The Deacon:
William Barrow

A play about a man who lost faith, by William A. Rose
Produced by Rex Tucker
Quicksand years that whirl me' I know not whither ...
When shows break up, what but one'8-self is suret '

Contributors

Unknown:
William A. Rose
Produced By:
Rex Tucker
Captain Peter Courtenay:
William Mervyn
Nancy:
Joan Haythorne
John Wolfe:
William Fox
Mrs Bury:
Valerie Skardon
Michael:
Jack Linstrum
Mr Quill:
Francis de Wolff
Taxi driver:
Bryan Powley

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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