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TIME AND TUNE, by Doris Gould
11.20 THE WORLD of WORK. 'Dress-maker and Tailor.' Rose-Mary Sands describes how she saw clothes being made in factories and illustrates her talk bv interviews with workers.
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS. ' Some Problems of Population.' I-The ' Vital ' Revolutions of the Nineteenth Century, by D. V. Glass, Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics

Contributors

Unknown:
Doris Gould
Unknown:
Rose-Mary Sands

Michael Miles introduces
The Four in A-Chord
Joan Winters and Guy Fielding
Professional Protégé:
Ray Hartley
Dick Emery
Your Favourite Musical Comedy: with Iris Villiers
Top of the Bill:
Cardew Robinson
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conducted by Harry Rabinowitz Produced by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Introduces:
Michael Miles
Unknown:
Joan Winters
Unknown:
Guy Fielding
Unknown:
Ray Hartley
Unknown:
Dick Emery
Unknown:
Iris Villiers
Unknown:
Cardew Robinson
Conducted By:
Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By:
Trafford Whitelock

TRAVEL TALKS. 'In the Cool Lands.' On a wheat farm in the Canadian Prairies. Script by Bernard J. Farmer
2 20 LOOKING AT THINGS. Anthony Bertram talks about shops, streets. and public buildings. and questions Sir Hugh Casson about Coronation decoration
2.40 SENIOR ENGLISH I. 'The Two Friends ': a story based on fact about two animals, a rhinoceros and a hippopotamus, in the African Veld, from the Afrikaans of A. A. Pienaar. Translated by B. Lewis andE. D. Lewis. and adapted for broadcasting by Alan Boucher. Part 2

Contributors

Script By:
Bernard J. Farmer
Talks:
Anthony Bertram
Unknown:
Sir Hugh Casson
Unknown:
A. A. Pienaar.
Translated By:
B. Lewis
Unknown:
E. D. Lewis.
Broadcasting By:
Alan Boucher.

Regional Variations (2)

Children's Hour: musical story; serial play. 'The Queen's Messenger.' 1-Her Majesty's Pardon.

BBC Home Service Welsh

For Children of Most Ages
' Moonlight Visitors '
A true story by H. Mortimer Batten told by Derek McCulloch
(Uncle Mac)
5.15 For Older Children:
'Tiger and Snort Investigate
A new serial play in sixparts by ' Sea-Lion '
1— 'The Ammunition Ship '
Production by David Davis

Contributors

Story By:
H. Mortimer Batten
Told By:
Derek McCulloch
Production By:
David Davis
Midshipman ' Tiger ' Ransome R. N.:
Derek Blomfleld
Midshipman ' Snort ' Kenton, R. N.:
Duncan Carse
Superintendent Sawbridge, C. I. D.:
Eric Anderson
Inspector McBride, C. I. D.:
Peter Claughton
Captain Leicester, R. N.:
Leslie Perrins
Officer of tihe Watch:
John Glyn-Jones
Commander:
John Crocker
Quartermaster:
Ernest Jay
Sub-Lieutenant Greenway R. N.:
David Page
Midshipman WiJks R. N.:
Christopher Langley
Midshipman Carter, R. N.:
Henry Searle

Regional Variations (5)

Douglas Armstrong (tenor); Havelock Nelson (piano); May fair Choral Society

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Adventure series, 'Danger is our Business' — 4.

BBC Home Service North

Sandy Macpherson at the theatre organ.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Talk by Eric Fowler

BBC Home Service Midland

Directed by Cyril Stapleton in ' Melody Land ' with The Stargazers, Julie Dawn
Bill McGuffie , Harold Smart
The Show Band Singers
Show Band Special: presenting Sid Phillips in the first performance of his new Suite for clarinet and orchestra
Introductions by Rikki Fulton Production by Johnnie Stewart

Contributors

Directed By:
Cyril Stapleton
Unknown:
Julie Dawn
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Unknown:
Sid Phillips
Production By:
Johnnie Stewart

Regional Variations (2)

'Diwrnod I'w Gofio ' sgwrs gan O. E. Roberts.

BBC Home Service Welsh

An outside broadcast from London about the history, traditions, and Coronation duties of some of Her Majesty's household troops and bodyguards
Richard Dimbleby visits the Brigade of Guards at Horse Guards Parade
Audrey Russell and Henry Riddeld visit the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard and Her Majesty 's Bodyguard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms at St. James's Palace

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Dimbleby
Unknown:
Audrey Russell
Unknown:
Henry Riddeld

Regional Variations (3)

Ulster Mirror

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

'Tantivy Towers': a light opera in three acts. BBC Midland Chorus and Light Orchestra.

BBC Home Service Midland

by D. G. Bridson
2—India
Narrator. Jameis McKechnie
In company with Loftus Hyde of the Australian Broadcasting Commission, D. G. Bridaon recently -toured the countries of South and South-East Asia. This is the story of what they found on their journey.

Contributors

Unknown:
D. G. Bridson
Narrator:
Jameis McKechnie
Unknown:
D. G. Bridaon

Regional Variations (6)

Talk on Izaak Walton.

BBC Home Service Midland

Anent the Hobby Farmer

BBC Home Service Scottish

Country Style. Songs, stories and music from the Village Hall, West Pennard, Somerset.

BBC Home Service West

A survey of tomorrow's F.A. Cup Final preparations.

BBC Home Service North

Welsh Biographical Dictionary': review by Sir Emrys Evans (in Welsh).

BBC Home Service Welsh

Paul Findlay , translator of ' The Rommel Papers,' talks about the . figure of Rommel as it reveaJed itself to him while he was working on the book
The Rommel Papers have been edited by Liddell Hart. They were retrieved a few years ago from the secret hiding-places in which his wife dispersed them after his death. Rommel in:ended to write a book about his campaigns and kept a detailed account of his operations.

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Findlay
Edited By:
Liddell Hart.

Regional Variations (2)

Patrice Bishop (piano).

BBC Home Service Midland

James Whitehead (cello)
Ernest Lush (piano)
Twenty-one years passed between the appearance of Brahms' first Sonata for cello and piano, in E minor, and its successor in F major. The latter was on-e of several works composed during ithe summer of 1886 at Thun in Switzerland. The F major Sonata, a glowing, passionate work, reflects his happiness at that time; it is, moreover, far more skillfully devised for the two instruments than the earlier sonata. Harold Rutland

Contributors

Cello:
James Whitehead
Piano:
Ernest Lush

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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