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from the canteen of a carpet factory in Kidderminster
with Billy Milton, Sydney Shaw
Gwen Davies, Cyril Fletcher
Harry Engleman at the piano
Presented by Philip Garston-Jones

Contributors

Actor:
Billy Milton
Musician:
Sydney Shaw
Entertainer:
Gwen Davies
Comedian:
Cyril Fletcher
Pianist:
Harry Engleman
Presenter:
Philip Garston-Jones

Adapted for radio by Elleston Trevor from his own novel
Characters in order of speaking:
Produced by David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Unknown:
Elleston Trevor
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Arthur Poynter:
Hugh Manning
Howard Murray:
David King-Wood
Nurse:
Elizabeth Digby-Smith
Edna:
Patricia Brent
Ruth:
Patricia Laffan
Katherine Murray:
Mary Wimbush
Joan Petersham:
Catherine Fleming
Miss Collins:
Mollie Hudson
David St John:
Alexander Davion
Peter Hannell:
Richard Johnson
Aunt May:
Courtney Hope
Announcer:
Derek Prentice

(Request Week)
For Children of Most Ages
'Jennings at School ' by Anthony Buckeridge
' Jennings and the Scientific Frogman '
Production by David Davis
5.35 Children's '
Country Dance Party
Traditional songs, games, and dances, and a Mummer's Play
Birmingham Square Dance Quartet
(Leader, Eric Blythe )
Alan Browning (solo penny whistle) and songs by Jane Warren Introduced by Sibyl Clark with Kenneth Clark as guest caUer

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Buckeridge
Production By:
David Davis
Leader:
Eric Blythe
Leader:
Alan Browning
Songs By:
Jane Warren
Introduced By:
Sibyl Clark
Unknown:
Kenneth Clark
Jennings:
Glyn Dearman
Darbishire:
Henry Searle
Venables:
Robert Scroggins
Atkinson:
Anthony Green
Mr Carter:
Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Wilkins:
Wilfred Babbage
Headmaster:
Laidman Browne
Dr Silverlight:
Richard Goolden

Regional Variations (6)

News in Welsh.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Football Round-Up.

BBC Home Service Midland

Jack Hardy's Little Orchestra.

BBC Home Service North

Sport in the West.

BBC Home Service West

Ulster Mirror.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Esme Easterbrook
(in a recorded programme) discusses her choice of gramophone records with Roy Plomley Programme produced by Denys Jones

Contributors

Unknown:
Esme Easterbrook
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Denys Jones

Regional Variations (7)

The Farmer: magazine.

BBC Home Service West

The story of the Royal Ulster Rifles, by John Body.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' The American Churches Today, by Rev. J. A. MacKay. D.D.

BBC Home Service Scottish

As North.

BBC Home Service Midland

Welsh Farmers' programme.

BBC Home Service Welsh

' And Now Goodbye ': play by James Hilton, Barbara Burnham.

BBC Home Service North

A serial in six parts from an account of her life by Richard Cobbold
Freely adapted by Jonquil Antony
Part 2
Produced by Hugh Stewart
Desipite the disapproval of her parents and friends, who want her to marry the faithful John Barry. Margaret Catchpole remains true to Will Laud, her childhood's sweetheart, who is now the notorious leader of a gang of smugglers at work on the Suffolk coast. Margaret tells Will that she will only marry him if he promises to give up the life he is leading; he refuses, mudh as he loves her. One night there is a fight between the smugglers and the preventive men. Laud, left for dead, is secretly taken to a cottage on the cliffs.

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Cobbold
Adapted By:
Jonquil Antony
Produced By:
Hugh Stewart
Mr Catchpole:
John Ruddock
Mrs Catchpole:
Vivienne Chatterton
Margaret Catchpole:
Marjorie Westbury
John Barrv:
John Van Eyssen
Adam Laud:
Horace Sequeira
Will Laud:
James McKechnie
Barbey Cook:
Dillwyn Owen
Jack Luff:
Eric Lugg
Mad Robin:
Leonard Trolley
Mrs Cobbold:
Gladys Young
A coastguard:
George Hagan
The Storyteller:
Geoffrey Matthews

Regional Variations (2)

Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra: Andre Navarra (cello): including Cello Concerto (Dvorak).

BBC Home Service West

The Barylli String Quartet:
Walter BarvUi (violin) Otto Strasser (violin) Rudolf Streng (viola)
Richard Krotschak (cello)
Before an invited audience in the Civic Theatre, Poplar

Contributors

Violin:
Walter Barvui
Violin:
Otto Strasser
Viola:
Rudolf Streng
Cello:
Richard Krotschak

[Starring] Ted Ray with Kitty Bluett, Peter Sellers
and Patricia Hayes, Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Connor
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Eddie Maguire, George Wadmore, and Ted Ray
Produced by George Inns

Contributors

Unknown:
Kitty Bluett
Unknown:
Peter Sellers
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Charles Hawtrey
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Script By:
Eddie Maguire
Script By:
George Wadmore
Produced By:
George Inns

Regional Variations (3)

' The Hard Core of Crime ': feature on the habitual criminal.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A forum in which a scientist, a historian, and an economist discuss principles and issues involved in some recent news items
The scientist:
Dr. J. Bronowski Director of the National Coal Board
Cen,tral Research Establishment
The historian:
Alan Bullock Censor of St. Catherine's Society,
Oxford
The economist:
Graham Hutton Writer and broadcaster
In the chair:
J. F. Wolfenden, C.B.E.
Vice-Chancellor of Reading University

Regional Variations (4)

The Ghosts of Pitcairn': talk by Jane Moverley.

BBC Home Service Midland

Stories and music of the Pavilion and St. John's Hall. Penzance.

BBC Home Service West

Lyra String Quartet.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A miscellany
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, John Sharpe )
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Conducted by Guy Daines with Marion Studholme (soprano)
Introduced by Bruce Wyndham
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Leader:
John Sharpe
Chorus-Master:
Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By:
Guy Daines
Soprano:
Marion Studholme
Introduced By:
Bruce Wyndham
Produced By:
Eric Arden

Regional Variations (2)

Lent programmes: Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield.

BBC Home Service North

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Surgical Spare Parts by P. B. Medawar , F.R.S .
Professor of Zoology in the University of London
Scientists have successfully transplanted not only skin, nerves, and bones, but whole organs from one animal 10 another. Professor Medawar explains why the operations sometimes give good results bur at other times fail to effect a permanent repair, and looks at the implications for human surgery.

Contributors

Unknown:
P. B. Medawar , F.R.S

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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