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Talk by Mary Chubb
Miss Chubb was appointed secretary-book-keeper to an archaeological expedition to Egypt, and despite the unromantic nature of the job she was responsible for unearthing various kinds of jewellery and a little sculptured head of a daughter of Nefcrtiti.


Talk By:
Mary Chubb

The story by ' Saki '
Adapted for broadcasting by Alick Hayes
Plays produced by Patrick Campbell


Broadcasting By:
Alick Hayes
Produced By:
Patrick Campbell
Mr Nuttell:
Geoffrey Banks
The doctor:
Patrick Trougihton
Miss Nuttell:
Sybil Holroyd
Norman Dixon
The niece:
Jean Muir
Mrs Sappleton:
Mildred Dyson

A spontaneous discussion between
Ralph Wightman
Sir Steuart Wilson
George Darling ,
M.P. Donald McLachlan
Travelling Question-Master,
Freddy Grisewood
From the Colston Hall, Bristol


Ralph Wightman
Sir Steuart Wilson
George Darling
M.P. Donald McLachlan
Freddy Grisewood

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour: dramatised story of George Routledge (1812-1888)

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' Findings are Keepings ': a story by Barbara Leonie Picard , told by David
Miles Baster (violin)
5.30 ' Fifty Years of Life ': Commander Stephen King-Hall looks back over the many interesting events that have come his way. 6—' People I Have Met'
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by Donald Soper


Story By:
Barbara Leonie Picard
Miles Baster
Stephen King-Hall
Conducted By:
Donald Soper

Regional Variations (2)

Festival: weekly magazine

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Highlights of the Show World
You are invited to listen to stars of the stage, screen, radio, and concert platform, with the augmented BBC Variety Orchestra
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston


Produced By:
Alastair Scott-Johnston

Regional Variations (3)

Royal Cowes: a hundred years of yachting on the Solent. This year marks the centenary of the America's- Cup Race, and the programme tells how the Solent has become one of the most popular sailing centres in Britain.

BBC Home Service West

'Cymru 1851 ': rhaglen wedi ei threfnu a'i chyfansoddi gan Helen Ramage. (Welsh feature).

BBC Home Service Welsh

An Irish Ballad Opera
Written by Alan Lomax
with Seamus Ennis
Narrator Bart Bastable
Sweeney Walter Mackin
Sheila, his wife Una Collins
Pat Cleary...........Seamus Ennis
Kitty Robin Roberts
Moira...................Maire Mulvey
The Bard Seamus Healy
Connie Jackie McGowran
Magee.........................Ray Croft
Traditional singers: Maire O'Sullivan, Kitty Gallagher, Maire Keohane Sean MacDonagh and Michael Cronin Accordionist, Stella Seaven The Ballinakill Ceili Band


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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