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RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Overcoming Distance. 8—' Messages through the Air.' Script by John Allen
11.40 INTERMEDIATE 0ERMAN. Zwei Gedichte: ' Die wandelnde Glocke' von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, und ' Die Zwerge in Pinneberg ' von August Kopisch. Text von Rolf Richards

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Whitred
Script By:
John Allen
Unknown:
Rolf Richards

Regional Variations (2)

Cricket: Scotland v. Yorkshire.

BBC Home Service Scottish

from a cocoa works at York
with Charlie Kunz, George Moon, Joan Turner, Gerald Young
Fred Harries at the piano
Presented by Philip Robinson

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Kunz
Unknown:
George Moon
Unknown:
Joan Turner
Unknown:
Gerald Young
Unknown:
Fred Harries
Presented By:
Philip Robinson

Regional Variations (2)

Announcements.

BBC Home Service North

Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
This week's edition includes the following recorded items:
Plans for Playtime: introduced by Jeanne Heal. This week's guests, Joy Shelton and Sidney Tafler
Scenes that Made them Famous-4: Peter Noble relates the turning point in the career of Farley Granger
A visit to the set of the Pinnacle production ' The Planter's Wife ' at Pinewood Studios, including interviews with Jack Hawkins , Helen Goss. and the director. Ken Annakin
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Anthony Kimmins production ' Who Goes There? ' starring Nigel Patrick , Valerie Hobson , and Peggy Cummins
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By:
Leslie Mitchell
Introduced By:
Jeanne Heal.
Unknown:
Joy Shelton
Unknown:
Sidney Tafler
Unknown:
Peter Noble
Unknown:
Farley Granger
Unknown:
Jack Hawkins
Unknown:
Helen Goss.
Unknown:
Ken Annakin
Unknown:
Anthony Kimmins
Unknown:
Nigel Patrick
Unknown:
Valerie Hobson
Unknown:
Peggy Cummins
Written By:
Michael Storm
Produced By:
Pat Osborne

NATURE STUDY. Daddy Longlegs ,' by Scott Kennedy.
2.15 THE music Box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.25 HISTORY It. Votes for Women.' Script by Jo Manton
2.50 STORIES AND RHYMES. ' The Enormous Apple Pie': a modern imaginative tale by Diana Ross

Contributors

Unknown:
Daddy Longlegs
Unknown:
Scott Kennedy.
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Script By:
Jo Manton
Unknown:
Diana Ross

Regional Variations (4)

Children's Hour: serial play, ' The Mystery of Bendreda '—2.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Children's Hour: three stories: Cerddi Slovenia.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Serenade for Children
Marjorie Dalziel and Douglas Robin (storytellers)
J. Mouland Begbie (violin)
Jae Fraser (soprano) The Mansfield Singers
Neil Brown (poetry reader)
The programme includes:
Stories:
For the Youngest Listeners: 'Three Solemn Seagulls,' by Wilma Horsbrugh
' The Ambitious Apple,' by Alwyne Whatsley
' The Old Fire Engine,' by John S. Borland
Poems:
Old Scottish Counting-out Rhymes Produced by Kathleen Garscadden

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Dalziel
Unknown:
Douglas Robin
Violin:
J. Mouland Begbie
Soprano:
Jae Fraser
Singers:
Neil Brown
Unknown:
Wilma Hors
Unknown:
Alwyne Whatsley
Unknown:
John S. Borland
Produced By:
Kathleen Garscadden

The Queen's Bays
Royal Norfolk Regiment
Royal Leicestershire Regiment
The Green Howards
Dorsetshire Regiment
Women's Royal Army Corps
The British Legion played by the Band of the Royal Military School of Music
(by permission of the Commandant)
Conducted by Major Meredith Roberts M.B.E. ,,
Director of Music with Tudor Evans (baritone)
Introduced by Lionel Marson
Produced by Harry Mortimer

Contributors

Conducted By:
Major Meredith Roberts M.B.E.
Baritone:
Tudor Evans
Introduced By:
Lionel Marson
Produced By:
Harry Mortimer

Regional Variations (3)

' At the Sign Of ... ': series of programmes based on stories of old inn signs. 2-The Maid's Head. Norwich.

BBC Home Service Midland

Light Orchestra

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The adventures of Shorty, a London taxi-driver by Cyril Campion and the Passenger
Production by Audrey Cameron

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Campion
Production By:
Audrey Cameron
Shorty:
Jerry Verno
Colonel Faiber:
Noel Coleman
George Desmond:
Bruce Belfrage
Mrs Drelincourt:
Joan Young
Mr Briggs:
John Boxer
Arthur Lakin:
Patrick Barr
Jo:
Cecile Chevreau

Regional Variations (5)

'At the End of the Pier': excerpt from Catlin's ' Show Time ' at Great Yarmouth.

BBC Home Service Midland

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra. Suite in C for s'rings (Purcell): Rhapsody: A Shropshire Lad (Butterworth); Symphony No. 2, in D (Brahms).

BBC Home Service West

Summer Outing: visit to Bedale.

BBC Home Service North

and the Concert Tango Orchestra

Regional Variations (2)

Radio Odes: Requiem for a Poet

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Outside Broadcasts Unit invites you on a tour of this famous walled city
Your guides:
John Arlott , Audrey Russell and David Southwood assisted by Peter Cavanagh and David Eagles
Written by Arthur Swinson
Produced by Philip Robinson

Contributors

Unknown:
John Arlott
Unknown:
Audrey Russell
Unknown:
David Southwood
Assisted By:
Peter Cavanagh
Assisted By:
David Eagles
Written By:
Arthur Swinson
Produced By:
Philip Robinson

with Kitty Bluett
Peter Sellers , Patricia Hayes Graham Stark , Charles Leno John Hanson , The King's Men
The Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Black
Script by Eddie Maguire
George Wadmore , and Ted Ray
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown:
Kitty Bluett
Unknown:
Peter Sellers
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Graham Stark
Unknown:
Charles Leno
Unknown:
John Hanson
Conducted By:
Stanley Black
Script By:
Eddie Maguire
Script By:
George Wadmore
Script By:
Ted Ray
Produced By:
George Inns

Isotopes Bring New Knowledge by Dr. A. S. McFarlane of the National Institute for Medical Research
Isotopes are among the most powerful research tools available to scientists today. Dr. McFarlane describes how they are used and indicates the new understanding that is developing as the result of being able to trace atoms taking part in living processes.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr. A. S. McFarlane

Regional Variations (3)

Town Forum visits Wymondham.

BBC Home Service Midland

Daniel Jones' Symphony No. 3: BBC Welsh Orchestra.

BBC Home Service Welsh

London Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Ensemble: Edward Walker (flute)
Roger Lord (oboe)
Sidney Fell (clarinet)
Ronald Waller (bassoon)
John Burden (horn)
George Eskdale (trumpet)
Lionel Bentley (violin) Robert Cooper (violin)
Gwynne Edwards (viola)
Willem de Mont (cello)
George Yates (double-bass)
Marie Goossens (harp)
Francis Chagrin directs the first work
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London

Contributors

Flute:
Edward Walker
Oboe:
Roger Lord
Clarinet:
Sidney Fell
Bassoon:
Ronald Waller
Horn:
John Burden
Horn:
George Eskdale
Violin:
Lionel Bentley
Violin:
Robert Cooper
Viola:
Gwynne Edwards
Cello:
Willem de Mont
Double-Bass:
George Yates
Harp:
Marie Goossens
Harp:
Francis Chagrin

Regional Variations (2)

Science Review: 'Franklin and the Lightning Discharge,' by S. E. Virgo.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
The Lake Eyre Story by H. L. Penman Ph.D., F.mst.P.
After the phenomenal rains of 1949-50 Lake Eyre in Southern Australia was converted from a dry saltpan into a 3,000-square-mile inland sea. The changes that followed this strange event are described by Dr. Penman of Rothamsted Experimental Station, who has recently returned from visiting the area.

Contributors

Story By:
H. L. Penman Ph.D., F.Mst.P.
Unknown:
Dr. Penman

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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