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RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. ' Belief and Action.' 1-' Everyday Life in the World': Canon S. L. Greenslade, of Durham, deals with the relations between the Chris-' tian Church of the first three centuries and the Roman Empire. Extracts from early Christian literature read by Alan Wheatley
10.5 News commentary


Read By:
Alan Wheatley

SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN. 2-' Metal Smiths at Work.' Script by Rhoda Power.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Jean-Pierre veut devenir acteur: Que pensera sa famille de cette ambition? Texte de Rene Leplat


William Appleby
Script By:
Rhoda Power.
Rene Leplat

Regional Variations (2)

At the Luscombes: ' The Little Old Mill.'

BBC Home Service West

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Herbert Hainsworth
Script written and programme introduced by Freddy Grisewood
Master of Ceremonies
A. J. Latimer
Producer, Stanton Jefferies


Harry Davidson
Herbert Hainsworth
Introduced By:
Freddy Grisewood
A. J. Latimer
Stanton Jefferies

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. ' Thomas Barnardo (1845-1905)': how Dr. Barnardo's Homes began
2.25 SENIOR ENGLISH I. ’ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner': by S. T. Coleridge
2.50 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. First of two illustrated talks by John Horton on ' The Beggar's Opera '
3.10 LET'S HEAR IT AGAIN. Dido's Lament and Sailor's Dance (Dido and Aeneas) (Purcell)


Thomas Barnardo
S. T. Coleridge
John Horton

Regional Variations (3)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Children's Hour: a sing-song: Gerald Iles brings some more animals from Belle Vue Zoo.

BBC Home Service North

(Request Week)
' Said the Cat to the Dog' by Martin Armstrong
13—‛ Exploring ’
Production by Josephine Plummer
5.25 app. ' 'Regional Round': Join with children all over the country to answer questions concocted by Geoffrey Dearmer and posed by Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac)


Production By:
Josephine Plummer
Geoffrey Dearmer
Derek McCulloch
Mompty, the cat:
Vivienme Chatterton
Peckham, the dog:
Stephen Jack
Mary O'Farrell
Wilfred Babbage
Ann Hills
Colin Campbell
Lionel Gamlin

Edited by Professor M. L. Oliphant , F.R.S.
Produced by Robin Whitworth
Written by Martin Chisholm in consultation with W. I. B. Smith
Other parts played by Leonard Crabtree , John Edge , Andrew Faulds. Eddie Robinson , and Ann Chatterley


Edited By:
Professor M. L. Oliphant , F.R.S.
Produced By:
Robin Whitworth
Written By:
Martin Chisholm
W. I. B. Smith
Played By:
Leonard Crabtree
Played By:
John Edge
Played By:
Andrew Faulds.
Played By:
Eddie Robinson
Played By:
Ann Chatterley
James Dale
Hugh Morton
Ivan Samson

Regional Variations (3)

A programme in commemoration of the tercentenary of the Scottish Metrical Psalter.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Welsh Variety: Sut Hwyl?

BBC Home Service Welsh

Alfred Marks
Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra
Vicky Autier
The Radio Revellers
Lee Lawrence
Tony Fayne and David Evans
Paddle O'Neil and a guest celebrity
Script by Sid Colin
Peter Myers and Lionel Harris
Produced by Roy Speer


Alfred Marks
Peter Yorke
Vicky Autier
David Evans
Paddle O'Neil
Script By:
Sid Colin
Script By:
Peter Myers
Script By:
Lionel Harris
Produced By:
Roy Speer

A weekly series of four talks about the problem of punishment in relation to violent crime
1-Lord Justice Asquith
Can punishment prevent crime? How should society meet the threat of violence? Sir Cyril Asquith who is a Lord Justice of Appeal, gives his personal views on the question


Sir Cyril Asquith

A play by Michael Kelly based on the novel
' The Misfortunes of Elphin ’ by Thomas Love Peacock
Adapted for broadcasting by the author
Music by Arwel Hughes
Production by Dafydd Gruffydd
Other parts played by Stanley Groome , Dorothy Smith , and Gladys Spencer
BBC Welsh Chorus
BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader. Philip Whiteway )
Conducted by Arwei Hughes


Play By:
Michael Kelly
Thomas Love Peacock
Music By:
Arwel Hughes
Production By:
Dafydd Gruffydd
Played By:
Stanley Groome
Played By:
Dorothy Smith
Played By:
Gladys Spencer
Philip Whiteway
Conducted By:
Arwei Hughes
Prince Elphin ap Gwythno:
Richard Burton
Teithryn ap Tathral:
Laidman Browne
Dai Dyfed, an old soldier:
Roddy Hughes
Megan, his wife:
Rachel Thomas
Seithenyn ap Seithyn:
Hugh Griffith
Egbert, a small boy:
John Cavanah
A Lay Brother, an official guide:
Alastair Duncan
Praxilotas a Phoenician trader:
Barry Faber
Angharad, Seithenyn's daughter:
Rosalie Crutchley
Tannwen, Angharad's nurse:
Vivienne Chatterton
The Abbess of Melvas:
Mary O'Farrell
Marsil, king of a prosperous neighbouring country:
Carleton Hobbs
Andywad, his Chancellor:
Richard Williams
Morvudd a flood victim:
Mary Jones
Andred a farmer:
Kenneth Evans
Three Shadows: Chaos:
Bryan Powley
Three Shadows: Desolation:
Donald Gray
Three Shadows: Despair:
Martin Lewis
Ronald Sidney

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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