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Regional Variations (3)

Service from the studio, conducted by Jack and Ruth Waldram.

BBC Home Service London

Service from Birmingham Road Methodist Church, Blackheath, Staffordshire: The Rev. H. Johnson.

BBC Home Service Midland

A series of Sunday services
5-From the studio. Conducted by Jack Waldram and Ruth Waldram
Jesus, we look to thee (M.H.B. 718)
Confession and Thanksgiving
King of glory (M.H.B. 23; S.P. 553)
Reading: Psalm 23
Happy are they (M.H.B. 419; S.P. 509)
Reading: St. Luke 15, vv. 11-32
Sermon
Thou God of truth and love (M.H.B. 716)
Intercession
Let all the world (M.H.B. 5; S.P. 556)
Ephesians 3. w. 14-21

Contributors

Conducted By:
Jack Waldram
Conducted By:
Ruth Waldram

Regional Variations (3)

Gwasanaeth o Fethania, Eglwys y Bedyddwyr, Rhos: Parch. T. H. Prosser.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Reading: ' The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp (Davies).'

BBC Home Service London

Fifteen selected readings from the book by W. H. Davies. Reader, Dylan Thomas. Episode6

Contributors

Book By:
W. H. Davies.
Reader:
Dylan Thomas.

Five experts on films, theatres, books, radio, and the fine arts. Conducted this week by James Laver
12.11 Films: Edgar Anstey
12.20 Theatre: Eric Keown
12.28 Books: Alan Dent
12.37 Radio: Hugh Ross Williamson
12.45 Art: Enid Marx

Contributors

Unknown:
James Laver
Unknown:
Edgar Anstey
Unknown:
Eric Keown
Unknown:
Alan Dent
Unknown:
Hugh Ross Williamson
Unknown:
Enid Marx

Regional Variations (4)

As West.

BBC Home Service London

' The Naturalist.'

BBC Home Service West

'Scotland in Parliament.'

BBC Home Service Scottish

27-Squirrels
Brian Vesey-FitzGerald introduces Monica Shorten and Douglas Middleton . Produced by Desmond Hawkins

Contributors

Introduces:
Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Monica Shorten
Unknown:
Douglas Middleton
Produced By:
Desmond Hawkins

Regional Variations (4)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' Music of the Regiments ''

BBC Home Service London

A housewife visits a Yorkshire power station.

BBC Home Service North

15/19th Hussars; Irish Guards; Border Regiment; Durham Light Infantry: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders played by the Band of the Royal Military School of Music (by permission of the Commandant), conducted by Captain Meredith Roberts , Director of Music. Frederick Harvey (baritone). Programme produced by Harry Mortimer.

Contributors

Conducted By:
Captain Meredith Roberts
Baritone:
Frederick Harvey
Produced By:
Harry Mortimer.

Regional Variations (8)

' The Way we Live.'

BBC Home Service Scottish

' Beyond the Back Door.'

BBC Home Service Midland

Interlude.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Programme Preview

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' In Your Garden.'

BBC Home Service London

Interlude.

BBC Home Service North

For Western Gardeners.

BBC Home Service West

by F. Streeter

Contributors

Unknown:
F. Streeter

Regional Variations (2)

London Philharmonic Orchestra; Phyllis Sellick and Cyril Smith (two pianos).

BBC Home Service London

(Leader, Andrew Cooper )
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Phyllis Sellick and Cyril Smith (two pianos)
3.50 app. Interval
From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (lessees. Messrs. Boosey and Hawkes). by courtesy of the Covent Garden Opera Trust

Contributors

Leader:
Andrew Cooper
Conducted By:
Clarence Raybould
Conducted By:
Phyllis Sellick
Conducted By:
Cyril Smith

Regional Variations (4)

As North.

BBC Home Service London

Children's Hour.

BBC Home Service North

Children's Hour.

BBC Home Service Midland

'Wilfred's Adventures in Robin Hood 's Country '
The deer still roam in Sherwood Forest in spite of the inroads of new ways of life. Wilfred is chased by keepers, forest guards, and rangers, but manages to find the old haunts of Robin Hood and hear wonderful stories of old Sherwood
Script by Joan Littlewood
Produced by Nan Macdonald

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Hood
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Script By:
Joan Littlewood
Produced By:
Nan MacDonald

Regional Variations (8)

Regional Savings announcements.

BBC Home Service West

Ulster Savings Bulletin

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Scottish Savings review.

BBC Home Service Scottish

National Savings review.

BBC Home Service London

Welsh Savings.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Northern Savings.

BBC Home Service North

Midland Savings announcements.

BBC Home Service Midland

Regional Variations (5)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Marjorie Blackburn (piano).

BBC Home Service North

West-Country Studio Orchestra and Singers.

BBC Home Service West

' Victorian Album.'

BBC Home Service London

Gwen Catley (soprano)
The Four Clubmen
Mark Lubbock and his Orchestra
Memories recalled by Freddy Grisewood
Album presented by Campbell Ricketts

Contributors

Soprano:
Gwen Catley
Unknown:
Mark Lubbock
Recalled By:
Freddy Grisewood
Presented By:
Campbell Ricketts

Regional Variations (3)

' Scottish Digest.'

BBC Home Service Scottish

' Music Magazine.'

BBC Home Service London

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage , and introduced by Alec Robertson
Contents: Honegger's 'Joan of Arc,' by Julian Herbage ; ' Schubert (born January 31, 1794),' by William Glock ; ' An Illustrated Musical Dictionary, (5) Cantabile,' recorded by Sidney Harrison

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Edited By:
Julian Herbage
Introduced By:
Alec Robertson
Unknown:
Julian Herbage
Unknown:
William Glock
Unknown:
Sidney Harrison

Regional Variations (4)

As West.

BBC Home Service London

Service from Gloucester Cathedral: The Rev. Berners Wilson.

BBC Home Service West

Service from St. Matthews-Blythswood Church. Glasgow: The Rev. David Orr.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Fifth of a series for members of Youth Clubs and Groups. Conducted by the Rev. Berners Wilson (Warden of Ford Castle, Northumberland), with the help of local Youth Organisations. From Gloucester Cathedral
Introduction
Act of Preparation
Praise to the Lord (S.P. 626: Tune. Lobe den Herren)
Reading by a girl
Address: ' Under the Counter '
Jesus calls us (A. and M. 403: Tune, Stuttgart)
Acts of Repentance and Thanksgiving
Address (concluded)
Act of Dedication, led by a boy
Fight the good fight (A. and M. 540: Tune, Duke St.)
Blessing
Organist, Dr. H. W. Sumsion

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Berners Wilson
Organist:
Dr. H. W. Sumsion

Regional Variations (8)

Appeal: Federation of Committees for the Moral Welfare of Children, by Irene Vanbrugh, D.B.E.

BBC Home Service London

Appeal: Ellen's Cottages, Berrow Road. Burnham-on-Sea. by Col. J. A. Garton.

BBC Home Service West

Appeal: North Staffs. Deaf and Dumb Society, by E. R. Geoffrey Corn.

BBC Home Service Midland

Appeal: Holywell Cottage Hospital, by Nigel Birch.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Appeal: Scottish Girls' Friendly Society, by the Rev. Ronald Selby Wright.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Appeal: Boys' Residential Club. Belfast, by the Rt. Hon. the Lord MacDermott of, Belmont

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Appeal: Rodney Rooms Youth Recreational Centre, Liverpool, by Estella Baker.

BBC Home Service North

Appeal on behalf of the Federation of Committees for the Moral Welfare of Children, by Irene Vanbrugh , D.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged. and should be addressed to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Vanbrugh
Unknown:
Dame Irene Vanbrugh

A serial version of the novel by Charles Dickens, freely dramatised by Peter Creswell.

(Julien Mitchell is appearing in "Private Enterprise"; Peter Coke in "The Chiltern Hundreds")
(Repeat Thursday at 4.30)

Contributors

Author:
Charles Dickens
Dramatist:
Peter Creswell
Producer:
Hugh Stewart
Barnaby Rudge:
Hugh Burden
Joe Willett:
Alec Ross
John Willett:
Julien Mitchell
Edward Chester:
Peter Coke
John Chester:
Peter Creswell
Mr Haredale:
Laidman Browne
Emma Haredale:
Adrienne Corri
Mrs Rudge:
Gladys Young
The Stranger:
Edmund Willard
[Actor]:
Richard Goolden
[Actor]:
Walter Gotell
[Actor]:
Malcolm Graeme
[Actor]:
Alec Finter
[Actor]:
Bryan Powley
[Actor]:
Ernest Sefton
[Actor]:
Ian Main

Regional Variations (3)

' Taith y Pererin,' gan John Bunyan.

BBC Home Service Welsh

' Johnny Miner': ballad opera for coal by D. G. Bridson.'

BBC Home Service London

A Ballad Opera for Coal by D. G. Bridson
Songs selected by A. L. Lloyd and arranged by Matyas Seiber
This is the story of coal over the last hundred and fifty years. The hero, Johnny Miner , is not one man, but all the generations of pitmen whose labours have made the modern age a possibility. The story is set in the North-East, but is equally true of all the coalfields of Britam. In traditional songs and dramatic scenes it relates the changing fortunes of Johnny Miner , his wife, and his family, from the bad old days of the industrial revolution to the present
' time

Contributors

Unknown:
D. G. Bridson
Unknown:
A. L. Lloyd
Arranged By:
Matyas Seiber
Unknown:
Johnny Miner
Unknown:
Johnny Miner

BBC Home Service Basic

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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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