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GENERAL SCIENCE. Any Questions?
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. Lecture dramatique de quelques scenes des ' Femmes Savantes ' de Moliere. Programme enregistre dans les studios de la Radiodiffusion Française avec le concours des comédiens de la Compagnie Grenier-Hussenot

LIVING IN THE COUNTRY. ' Country Christmas ': Christmas presents make the carrier and his boy work overtime. Script by Honor Wyatt
2.25 GEOGRAPHY. Monsoon Lands of India and the Far East.' Southern India: Malabar. Script by S. Menon Marath
2.50 junior English ' A Christmas Story.' by Diana Ross

Contributors

Script By:
Honor Wyatt
Script By:
S. Menon
Story By:
Diana Ross

by Freda Falconer
Produced by Hugh Stewart

Contributors

Unknown:
Freda Falconer
Produced By:
Hugh Stewart
Jim Scott:
John Bentley
Ann Scott:
Freda Falconer
The girl in the train:
Mavis Villiers
Chemist:
Ronald Sidney
Mr Shepherd:
Laidman Browne
Telephonist:
Preston Lockwood
Announcer:
Preston Lockwood
Eddie:
Alastair Duncan
Jack:
Basil Jones
Tony:
David Stringer
Andy:
Andrew Faulds
Bob Fletcher:
Donald Gray
Joan Fletcher:
Betty Baskcomb

' The Midnight Visitor '
Another Norman and Henry Bones detective thriller, by Anthony C. Wilson. Produced by Josephine Plummer
5.40 Violin recital by Inez Vella
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by John G. Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Bones
Unknown:
Anthony C. Wilson.
Produced By:
Josephine Plummer
Unknown:
Inez Vella
Conducted By:
John G. Williams
Norman Bones:
Charles Hawtrey
Henry Bones:
Patricia Hayes
Lord Camberly:
Richard Williams
Dick Harrison:
John Witty
Warren:
Frank Atkinson
Parsons:
Howieson Culff
Pat O'Brien:
Harry Hutchinson

Regional Variations (5)

As N. Ireland.

BBC Home Service North

' Canada-Fact and Fancy': talk by Bernard Hollowood.

BBC Home Service London

Laying the foundation of the Theatre Royal, Bristol.

BBC Home Service West

American Commentary.

BBC Home Service Welsh

by Bernard Hollowood
(' Hod ' of Punch)
When he visited Canada this year, Mr. Hollowood was shocked to find that the Mounties no longer ' get their man ' from the saddle of Old Faithful, but from the driving-seat of a Superba Six. This was only one of the disillusionments he suffered on his tour

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Hollowood

Regional Variations (7)

Variety: 'Under the Barber's Pole."

BBC Home Service North

Visit to ' Ship Lovers Club,' Swansea.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Caprice.

BBC Home Service London

Irish Variety

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Band Cabaret.

BBC Home Service Midland

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra concert

BBC Home Service Scottish

with Marie Burke , Bruce Carfax
Richard Gilbert , Oscar Grasso
Winifred Taylor
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Unknown:
Marie Burke
Unknown:
Bruce Carfax
Unknown:
Richard Gilbert
Unknown:
Oscar Grasso
Unknown:
Winifred Taylor
Produced By:
Alastair Scott-Johnston

Regional Variations (3)

Interlude.

BBC Home Service Scottish

'Children of Kings ’ : opera by Humperdinck (Act 1).

BBC Home Service London

(Story of the opera-page 4)

Folk-tale opera in three acts
Text by Ernst Rosmer
English Version by Geoffrey Dunn
Music by Engelbert Humperdinck

The Mary Datchelor School Choir
BBC Theatre Chorus
(Chorus-Master: John Clements)
BBC Theatre Orchestra
(Leader: Alfred Barker)
Conducted by Stanford Robinson

Act 1: Before the witch's hut in the Hella Forest
Act 2: A public garden at the gate of Hellabrunn
Act 3: Before the witch's hut
7.55 to 9.0
9.15 to 10.45

Contributors

Text:
Ernst Rosmer
English Version:
Geoffrey Dunn
Music:
Engelbert Humperdinck
Repetiteur:
Leo Wurmser
The:
Mary Datchelor School Choir
BBC:
Theatre Chorus
Chorus-Master:
John Clements
BBC:
Theatre Orchestra
Leader:
Alfred Barker
Conductor:
Stanford Robinson
Presented:
by Mark Lubbock
Narrator:
Patrick Troughton
The King's Son:
Rene Soames
The Goose-girl:
Marion Lowe
The Fiddler:
Redvers Llewellyn
The Witch:
Edith Furmedge
The Wood-Cutter:
Norman Lumsden
The Broom-Maker:
Jan van der Gucht
His little daughter:
Wynne Ajello
The Senior Councillor:
Appleton Moore
The Innkeeper:
Bernard Steel
The Innkeeper's Daughter:
Mildred Watson
The Tailor:
William Biggs
The Stable-Maid:
Gwladys Garside

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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