Programme Index

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RHYTHM AND MELODY. Music from Humperdinck's opera. Hansel and Gretel ': BBC Midland Light Orchestra (conductor. Gilbert Vinter ). Programme introduced by Doris Gould
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Britain's Trade Links with the Commonwealth: ' Canadian Industries of Lake Erie '
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. BunteS Allerlei: ' Scherzfragen und Rtttsel.' Lied: Kommt ein VBglein geflogen'

Contributors

Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Introduced By:
Doris Gould

NATURE STUDY. Nature quiz
2.15 HISTORY II. ' Questions and Answers ': an end-of-term quiz on recent American history
2.40 ENGLISH FOR UNDER-NINES. A summer story: ' Grandfather Clock and Cuckdo Clock,' adapted by Sam Langdon from Alison Uttley's tale

Contributors

Adapted By:
Sam Langdon

Reports (followed. by commentaries) by Stewart MacPherson on the British Open Golf Championship, from Muirfield ; by Max Robertson and Raymond Glendenning on the All-England Lawn Tennis Championships. from Wimbledon; and by John Snagge on the Henley Royal Regatta

Contributors

Unknown:
Stewart MacPherson
Unknown:
Max Robertson
Unknown:
Raymond Glendenning
Unknown:
John Snagge

by E. Nesbit , arranged as a dialogue story by Audrey Lucas
Production by May E. Jenkin
Part 3

Contributors

Unknown:
E. Nesbit
Story By:
Audrey Lucas
Production By:
May E. Jenkin
Mother:
Betty Hardy
Roberta:
Rosamond Barnes
Peter:
Loris Somerville
Phyllis:
Gillian Andrews
Stationmaster:
Ernest Jay
Old gentleman:
Peter Claughton
Refugee:
Raf de la Torre
Narrator:
Michael Flanders

Regional Variations (8)

Regional news, sport-

BBC Home Service West

Midland news, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

Welsh news. sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Sport, announcements.

BBC Home Service London

Regional news, sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Scottish news; sport, including golf.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Regional news, sport.

BBC Home Service North

Regional Variations (7)

Sporting Quarter

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Sankey's Castle Works Band; Lichfield Cathedral Quartet.

BBC Home Service Midland

Britten (records).

BBC Home Service London

Newyddion.

BBC Home Service Welsh

For Western Growers.

BBC Home Service West

Interlude.

BBC Home Service North

BRITTEN
Gramophone records of extracts from ' The Rape of Lucretia ' and ' Peter Grimes '

Regional Variations (7)

Blech String Quartet.

BBC Home Service London

Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra.

BBC Home Service West

' Reiteach 'san Eilean Fhada.'

BBC Home Service Scottish

Midland Poets.

BBC Home Service Midland

' On the Inside a Are station.

BBC Home Service Welsh

' Beside the Seaside': Southport.

BBC Home Service North

Blech String Quartet:
Harry Blech (violin)
Lionel Bentley '(violin) Keith Cummings (viola) Douglas Cameron (cello)

Contributors

Violin:
Harry Blech
Violin:
Lionel Bentley
Viola:
Keith Cummings
Cello:
Douglas Cameron

Regional Variations (3)

Variety: 'Gert and Daisy's Working, Party.'

BBC Home Service London

Northern Sports Parade: boxing.

BBC Home Service North

This week's guest,
Richard Murdoch
Local talent from Bristol
At the pianos,
Eric James and George Myddleton
Produced by Michael North and Hamilton Kennedy

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Pianos:
Eric James
Pianos:
George Myddleton
Produced By:
Michael North
Produced By:
Hamilton Kennedy

Regional Variations (3)

Olympic Magazine.

BBC Home Service London

Scotland and the Olympics: athletics.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Reviewing items of interest about the London Games
This week experts discuss some of the special equipment to be used at the Games' a British hope in women's athletics ; and the problem of accurate time-keeping and measuring
Introduced by John Ellison

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Ellison

Regional Variations (4)

' Georgian Magazine : feature programme about 18th century England (1756-1793).

BBC Home Service London

Scottish Opinion: discussion on current affairs.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The' Wedding of the Frog and the Mouse': play by E. Lucia Turnbull.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Second of three programmes telling the story of eighteenth-century England
Written by Dick Cross
Music composed and arranged by Hal Evans '
Part 2: 1756-1793 including
The Press Gangs
' Love in a Village'
Report on the Prisons
' The School for Scandal.
William Pitt , the Elder
Dr. Graham's Temple of Health
Vauxhall Gardens
The Napoleonic War
Those taking part are:
Norman Shelley. Betty Huntley -Wright. Dennis Bowen , Dick Francis , Vera Lennox. Fred Yule. Douglas Taylor , Bay White Ian Sadler ,
Campbell Singer Colin Douglas , Sidney Vivian , John Arnatt. John Bentley , Brian Hayes , Shirley Bagrit , Janet Joyce
Narrator. Ivan Brandt
Orchestra conducted by Hal Evans
Production by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Written By:
Dick Cross
Arranged By:
Hal Evans
Unknown:
William Pitt
Unknown:
Norman Shelley.
Unknown:
Betty Huntley
Unknown:
Wright. Dennis Bowen
Unknown:
Dick Francis
Unknown:
Vera Lennox.
Unknown:
Fred Yule.
Unknown:
Douglas Taylor
Unknown:
Bay White Ian Sadler
Singer:
Colin Douglas
Singer:
Sidney Vivian
Singer:
John Arnatt.
Singer:
John Bentley
Singer:
Brian Hayes
Singer:
Shirley Bagrit
Narrator:
Janet Joyce
Narrator:
Ivan Brandt
Conducted By:
Hal Evans
Production By:
Vernon Harris

Regional Variations (5)

Bridge on the Air.

BBC Home Service London

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Film talk by John Stratten.

BBC Home Service North

' The Cat Mewed Twice': story by Kenneth Beynon.

BBC Home Service Midland

10—Hands from Copenhagen
Members of the British team who recently played in the European Championship at Copenhagen discuss some hands from the tournament
Introduced by Stewart MacPherson

Contributors

Introduced By:
Stewart MacPherson

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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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More