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Regional Variations (3)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Film review.

BBC Home Service North

and This Gives Life to Thee '
A selection from the diary of John Evelyn (1620-1706)
Compiled by Charles Parr
Readers:
Harry Stubbs and Lionel Dunn
Produced by Kai Healey

Contributors

Unknown:
John Evelyn
Readers:
Charles Parr
Readers:
Harry Stubbs
Readers:
Lionel Dunn
Produced By:
Kai Healey

Regional Variations (3)

As Scotland.

BBC Home Service North

Children's Hour: New Year's Day party; New Year resolutions competition.

BBC Home Service Scottish

' The Best Doll of Them All '
A play by Modwena Sedgwick
Produced by David Davis

Contributors

Play By:
Modwena Sedgwick
Produced By:
David Davis
Colonel Ruff:
Norman Shelley
Mr Jacques:
Wilfred Babbage
Mrs Smith:
Betty Hardy
Theresa Anne:
Louise Hutton
Grandmother:
Ann Codrington
Lady Pennington:
Janet Morrison
Jane:
Penelope Austin
Narrator:
Frederick Allen

Regional Variations (2)

'Farewell, Miss Julie Logan': a wintry tale by J. M. Barrie.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A play by Hugh Ross Williamson
Adapted for broadcasting by the author
Other parts played by Duncan McIntyre and Margaret Vines
Music composed and directed by John Hotchkis played by the Sturdy String Quartet with Josephine Lee (harpsichord)
Singer. Martin Boddey
Produced by Archie Campbell
The action takes place in the Palace of Greenwich between January 1579 and April 1580
(A new production of the play originally broadcast in the Light Programme on September 28. 1949)

Contributors

Play By:
Hugh Ross Williamson
Played By:
Duncan McIntyre
Directed By:
John Hotchkis
Harpsichord:
Josephine Lee
Singer:
Martin Boddey
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Elizabeth, Queen of England:
Edith Evans
Robert Earl of Leicester:
Andrew Cruickshank
William Cecil Lord Burleigh (Continued in next column):
Laidman Browne
Jean de Simier, Baron de St Marc:
Hugh Burden
Bernardino de Mendoza (The Spanish Ambassador):
Raf Delatorre
Lettice Dowager Countess of Essex:
Elizabeth Gray
Francois de Valois, Due d'Anjou:
Reginald Beckwith
John Stubbs, a countryman:
Ivor Barnard
Kate Elizabeth's nurse:
Vivienne Chatterton
Gervase, a page (Kate's grandson):
David Spenser

Regional Variations (2)

Mountains and Flowers : talk by Atastadr Simpson

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

An investigation
In recent months there have been widespread complaints from housewives about home-produced eggs. Yet not long ago the Minister of Food said that it should be possible to buy them within seven to nine days of their leaving the farm. The team of reporters, after interviewing farmers, packers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers in the West Country, report their findings.

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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