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FOR RURAL SCHOOLS. In Dylsford and Beyond. _ ' Down with Pests'; the explorers hear about the work of the Pest Officer. Script by Honor Wyatt
2.25 GENERAL SCIENCE. How Animals Behave,' by C. F. A. Pantin , F.R.S. Human behaviour and its machinery.
2.50 JUNIOR ENGLISH. ' The Monster Horse ' and other poems by Ian Serraillier


Script By:
Honor Wyatt
C. F. A. Pantin
Ian Serraillier

' Flight to Varennes '
A dramatic reconstruction of the attempted flight of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette from Paris in June, 1791, by ' Taff rail ' (Captain Taprell Dorling , D.S.O., R.N.) Produced by David Davis
Anthony Hawtrey )
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by John G. Williams


Captain Taprell Dorling
Produced By:
David Davis
Anthony Hawtrey
Conducted By:
John G. Williams
Louis XVI:
Denys Blakelock
Marie Antoinette:
Cherry Cottrell
Count de Fersen:
John Chandos
The Dauphin:
Sheila Moloney
The Princess Royal:
Gillian Andrews
Duchesse de Tourzel:
Betty Hardy

Regional Variations (7)

‘ 'Both Ends of the Stiek ’ : contrasted music.

BBC Home Service Midland

Ulster Mirror.'

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Norman Evans invites you ' Over the Garden Wall.'

BBC Home Service North

' Arts Review.'

BBC Home Service Scottish

Skittles commentary.

BBC Home Service Welsh

As North.

BBC Home Service London

Regional Variations (5)

Writing in Ulster.'

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Professional Portrait: Shetland Crofter.

BBC Home Service Scottish

' Peg-Leg': story by L. A. G. Strong.

BBC Home Service London

' The Jungle is Neutral.' by Lt.-Col. F. Spencer Chapman.

BBC Home Service North

‘ Peg-Leg ’: L. A. G. Strong reads one of his ' Mr. Mangan ' stories


L. A. G. Strong

BBC Home Service Basic

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