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SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby (request programme)
11.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN. 9 — ' The Coming of Iron.' Script by Rhoda Power.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. ' La Marseillaise.' L'emission d'aujourd'hui retrace les origines de l'hymne national frangais. Texte d'Emile Harven

Contributors

Unknown:
William Appleby
Script By:
Rhoda Power.

STORIES FROM WORLD HISTORY. 'The Marathon.' Stories of the twenty-six-mile Olympic race. Script by Rhoda Power.
2.20 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. 'Across the Pacific' from 'Kon-tiki,' a narrative poem by Ian Serraillier
2.30 LET'S JOIN IN. ' The Good Luck Horse,' arranged for broadcasting by Miriam Langdon from the book by Chih-yi and Plato Chan. Part 2.
2.50 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS
Excerpts from Act 1 of 'Hugh the Drover' by Vaughan Williams
Other parts by Fabian Smith. John Probyn and Keith Kennedy
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe)
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Introduced by John Russell

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Serraillier
Broadcasting By:
Miriam Langdon
Broadcasting By:
Plato Chan.
Unknown:
Vaughan Williams
Unknown:
Fabian Smith.
Unknown:
John Probyn
Unknown:
Keith Kennedy
Unknown:
Alan G. Melville
Leader:
John Sharpe
Conductor:
Stanford Robinson
Introduced By:
John Russell
Hugh:
Webster Booth
Mary:
Joyce Gartside

Regional Variations (2)

Children's Hour: serial story, ' Reykur the Iceland Pony '-3; gramophone records; story; talk by Tom Gillespie, the Zoo-man.

BBC Home Service Scottish

' Stories of Sam Pig ' by Alison Uttley /
Arranged with music and told by David
7—' Sam Pig and the Watermaid '
From ' Sam Pig and Sally '
The song recorded by Diana Maddox
5.30 ' Going to the Pictures': Eric Gillett reviews some of the new films now showing
5.50 This week's programmes

Contributors

Stories Of:
Sam Pig
Unknown:
Alison Uttley
Told By:
David
Unknown:
Diana Maddox
Unknown:
Eric Gillett

Regional Variations (7)

News. sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. sport.

BBC Home Service North

News, sport.

BBC Home Service West

News, sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A report from Wimbledon on the day's play in the Lawn Tennis Championships
Also racing results and cricket scores

Otters
Talk by Michael Blackmore
The otter is not uncommon in many of our lakes and streams, but because it is a shy animal it is not often seen. In this talk the speaker describes some of the otter's habits and gives an account of his own observations.

Contributors

Talk By:
Michael Blackmore

Regional Variations (5)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Symphonic Poem: Vltava (Smetana).

BBC Home Service Midland

The Lurgan Singers.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

On Agricultural Shows

BBC Home Service West

Gaelic talk.

BBC Home Service Scottish

' Sarah Victoria '
Last of four sketches of East End life by Father H. A. Wilson
Father Wilson is Vicar of St. Augustine's in the Hackney Road and a Prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Victoria
Unknown:
Father H. A. Wilson

to welcome
Hermione Gingold and Alfred Marks with Lizbeth Webb
On Stage, Please!
Presenting an interlude by students In their last term at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Off the Record
Recording celebrity of the week,
Anne Shelton
Thanks for the Melody
Hits of yesterday and today played by Peter Yorke and his Concert Orchestra
Ipswich Girls' Choir
Conductor, W. H. Dixon
Production by Ronnie Hill
(Richard Attenborough broadcasts by permission of the Boulling Brothers; Lizbeth Webb is in 'Gay's the Word' at the Opera House, Manchester; Alfred Marks, in Variety at the Chiswick Empire)

Contributors

Unknown:
Hermione Gingold
Unknown:
Alfred Marks
Unknown:
Lizbeth Webb
Unknown:
Anne Shelton
Played By:
Peter Yorke
Conductor:
W. H. Dixon
Production By:
Ronnie Hill
Unknown:
Richard Attenborough
Unknown:
Lizbeth Webb

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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