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Talk by C. T. Beare
The speaker describes how he arrived in Africa knowing nothing of the language or customs and how he assembled a band of forty strong from the natives of Uganda; a band whose first trumpeter really is called Gabriel and whose repertoire extends from Porter to Puccini.

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Talk By:
C. T. Beare

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. War on Germs. 2—' Microbes that cause Disease.' Script by Richard Palmer
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Liese sucht einen Posten: Aus diesem Grunde will sich Liese Bodenstedt bei einem Zahnarzt als Sprechstundenhilfe verstellen. Das geht aber nicht ganz ohne Missverstandnisse. Text von Hilde Maria Kraus

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Whitred
Script By:
Richard Palmer
Unknown:
Hilde Maria Kraus

from an asbestos works at Rochdale
with Tony Fayne and David Evans, Winifred Atwell, Tommy Fields, Diana Coupland
Jimmy Leach and Fred Harries at the electric organ and piano
Presented by Philip Robinson

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Fayne
Unknown:
David Evans
Unknown:
Winifred Atwell
Unknown:
Tommy Fields
Unknown:
Diana Coupland
Unknown:
Jimmy Leach
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:
The Film Alphabet. ' A is for Artist ': Jeanne Heal interviews Jack Hawkins
A visit to the set of ' Top of the Form,' a Paul Soskin production at Pinewood Studios, including interviews with Ronald Shiner , Harry Fowler , and Mary Jerrold
Little Brother Grows Up. F. A. Hoaie , President of the Association of Specialised Film Producers, talks about the current progress of sixteen-millimetre films
Excerpts from the sound-track of the Anthony Havelock - Allan production ' Meet Me Tonight,' starring Valerie Hobson , Stanley Holloway , Nigel Patrick , Ted Ray , Kay Walsh , and Jack Warner , with Jessie Royce Landis. Betty Ann Davies , and Martita Hunt
Script written by Michael Storm
Produced by Pat Osborne

Contributors

Introduced By:
Leslie Mitchell
Unknown:
Jack Hawkins
Unknown:
Paul Soskin
Unknown:
Ronald Shiner
Unknown:
Harry Fowler
Unknown:
Mary Jerrold
Unknown:
F. A. Hoaie
Unknown:
Anthony Havelock
Unknown:
Valerie Hobson
Unknown:
Stanley Holloway
Unknown:
Nigel Patrick
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Kay Walsh
Unknown:
Jack Warner
Unknown:
Jessie Royce
Unknown:
Landis. Betty Ann Davies
Unknown:
Martita Hunt
Written By:
Michael Storm
Produced By:
Pat Osborne

NATURE STUDY. Water Spiders,' by Bryn Jones
2.15 THE music Box, by Gordon Reynolds
2.25 HISTORY ii. A Young Man seeks his Fortune in London: George Crabbe (1754-1832). The son of a poor family tries to find a rich patron for his poetry. Script by Eric Gillett
2.50 STORIES AND RHYMES. 'John and the Magic Balls a story by Rhoda Power, based on a Bohemian folk tale

Contributors

Unknown:
Bryn Jones
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
George Crabbe
Script By:
Eric Gillett

by Patrick Hamilton
Adapted by Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Hamilton
Adapted By:
Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Gribaud:
James McKechnie
The Duke:
Cecil Trouncer
Voulain:
Hugh Burden
Lamorre:
Walter Fitzgerald
D'Aublaye:
Patrick Troughton
Soldiers of Laterraine:
David Kossoff,
Soldiers of Laterraine:
Duncan McIntyre
Soldiers of Laterraine:
Howieson Culff

Regional Variations (2)

Children's Hour: talk by Ruth Evans about a fruit and chicken farm in Indiana: quiz.* Rhaglen o alawon gwerin gan Gor Plant Cemaes.

BBC Home Service Welsh

' More about Biffer'
A new series of stories by Elf Lewis Clarke told by Ernest Jay
' ' I Vanish from the Face of the Earth '
'Goodbye to the Bell Family *
A new serial play in six parts written for Children's Hour by Noel Streatfeild
1—' What happened to Angus '
Production by Josephine Plummer

Contributors

Stories By:
Elf Lewis Clarke
Told By:
Ernest Jay
Unknown:
Noel Streatfeild
Production By:
Josephine Plummer
Cathy (Mrs Bell):
Betty Hardy
Alex (Canon Bell):
Ronald Simpson
Their children:Paul:
David Spenser
Their children:Jane:
Patricia Field
Their children:Virginia (Ginnie):
Mollie Maureen
Their children:Angus:
Jeremy Spenser
Esau their spaniel:
Frank Atkinson
Mrs Gage:
Joan Hickson
Miss Bloggs:
Billie Sinclair

The Potato Crop
1—Harvesting
A discussion between
Roland W. Ward
Newport, Shropshire and W. A. Scriven
Kirton Agricultural Institute,
Lincolnshire
In the first of two programmes dealing w:th the harvesting and storage of potatoes, Mr. Ward, who is an extensive grower, discusses with Mr. Scriven some of the problems and recent developments in methods of harvesting.

Regional Variations (5)

Lucia

BBC Home Service Midland

Wilfred Pickles and Megs Jenkins in 'The Golden Fleece.' by J. B. Priestley.

BBC Home Service North

Why I Believe: personal afflrmation of faith by the Rev. David Read

BBC Home Service Scottish

Continental Orchestral Exchange: Wales—Austria. The Grand Orchestra of Ravag. Vienna: BBC Welsh Orchestra. Vaughan Williams: Strauss: Edward German.

BBC Home Service Welsh

with Charlie Chester
Vanessa Lee
John Forde and The Stargazers
At the organ, Harold Smart
At the piano, James Moody
Recorded on board
H.M.S. Berry Head off Sheerness.
Presented by John Foreman

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Chester
Unknown:
Vanessa Lee
Unknown:
John Forde
Presented By:
John Foreman

Challenge of Everest
Speakers:
Eric Shipton who has taken part in five Everest expeditions, and was leader of the British reconnaissance, 1951, that opened up the Nepal route
Peter Lloyd a member of the 1938 expedition, and responsible for the supply of oxygen equipment to the 1952 Cho Oyu expedition
Dr. Raymond Greene senior medical officer on the 1933 expedition, and a member of the Kamet expedition, 1931
Jack Longland a member of the 1933 expedition
In the chair, David Bryson

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Shipton
Unknown:
Peter Lloyd
Unknown:
Cho Oyu
Unknown:
Dr. Raymond Greene
Unknown:
Jack Longland
Unknown:
David Bryson

Regional Variations (3)

Up Against It: BBC Northern Ireland quiz team at Ballvmonev. Co. Antrim. Question-Master John Body.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Hansom Days: Norman Brooks and his Lancers. Old-time dancing.

BBC Home Service West

with Pearl Hackney
Freda Bamford , Deryck Guyler
John Stevens , Elton Hayes
A section of the BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Eric Barker assisted by David Climie
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown:
Pearl Hackney
Unknown:
Freda Bamford
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
John Stevens
Unknown:
Elton Hayes
Conducted By:
Paul Fenoulhet
Script By:
Eric Barker
Assisted By:
David Climie
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

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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