Programme Index

Discover 9,918,437 listings and 223,558 playable programmes from the BBC

Regional Variations (5)

Out in the Garden.

BBC Home Service Midland

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Roland Middleton (organ), from Chester Cathedral.

BBC Home Service North

The Scottish Garden: Gardeners' Forum visits Stranraer.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
W. F. Bewley , C.B.E., D.SC., V.M.H, Fred Streeter , and Roy Hay answer some listeners' questions, and Wyndham Russell puts in a few of his own

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Hay
Introduced By:
W. F. Bewley
Unknown:
Fred Streeter
Unknown:
Roy Hay

Regional Variations (5)

Service from Solihull Methodist Church, Warwickshire.

BBC Home Service Midland

Service for Advent Sunday from Holy Trinity Parish Church, Hull: the Rev. L. 0. Kenyon,

BBC Home Service North

God Comes Four Times: 1 -In Jesus of Nazareth. Advent sermons by the Rev. A. C. Craig.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Service from the Presbyterian Church, Castlecaulfleld, Co. Tyrone' the Rev. T. G. Eakins

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

From the Parish Church of St.
Peter, Petersfield, Hampshire. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. F. W. Hadfield
The Bells
Christ, whose glory fills the skies
(E.H. 258)
Sentence; Confession; Absolution Versicles and Responses Psalm 42
First Lesson: Job 28, w. 12-28 Te Deum (Hylton Stewart in C)
Second Lesson: St. John 8, vv. 12-19 Jubilate
Creed; The Lord's Prayer; Suffrages Collects
Hark! a herald voice is calling (E.H. 6)
Sermon
Ye holy angels bright (E.H. 517)
Prayer
Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster,
T. Warden Lane

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. F. W. Hadfield
Choirmaster:
T. Warden Lane

Regional Variations (2)

Learning Welsh: 8.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Three talks by Alan Villiers about some of the unsolved mysteries of the sea
3-The Battleship
"In November 1951, the 19,200 ton
Brazilian battleship Sao Paulo was being towed to Britain for breaking up. In a storm off the Azores the tow-line parted and the great ship was never seen again.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Villiers

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Contents
' Musical Profile: Suzanne Danco,' by Martin Cooper
(Continued in next column)
' The Composer's Use of the Cadenza,' by Geoffrey Bush
'A Social History of English Traditional Song,' by Sir Steuart Wilson
' Bach's Organ Music: 3-Preludes and Fugues,' by Walter Emery

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Edited By:
Julian Herbage
Introduced By:
Julian Herbage
Unknown:
Martin Cooper
Unknown:
Geoffrey Bush
Unknown:
Sir Steuart Wilson
Unknown:
Walter Emery

A magazine programme edited and introduced by James Fisher
The New Bird Protection Act
The Director of the Wildfowl Trust, Peter Scott , and the Secretary of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Philip Brown , join Lady Tweedsmuir in a discussion of the history of bird protection in Britain and the value and consequences of the latest piece of legislation
Produced by Desmond Hawkins
On Wednesday a new Law comes into force for the protection of British birds, the Protection of Birds Act, 1954. The Bill for this was introduced into the House of Commons in November 1953 as a Private Member's Bill by Lady Tweedsmuir, m.p., and received the Royal Assent in June this year.

Contributors

Introduced By:
James Fisher
Unknown:
Peter Scott
Unknown:
Philip Brown
Produced By:
Desmond Hawkins

Regional Variations (2)

The West at Westminster.

BBC Home Service West

Scenes from Massenet's opera
(sung in French) on gramophone records
Cast in order of singing:
Orchestra of the Theatre National de l'Opéra-Comique, Paris
Conducted by Georges Sebastian

Contributors

Conducted By:
Georges Sebastian
The bailiff (bass):
Michel Roux
Sophie his daughter (soprano):
Agnes Leger
Albert, engaged to Charlotte (baritone):
Roger Bourdin
Charlotte, Sophie's elder sister (soprano):
Suzanne Juyol
Werther (tenor):
Charles Richard

Conducted by Walter Allen
Film: Roger Manvell
Theatre: Harold Hobson Radio: Geoffrey Tandy
Book: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Art: Colin MacInnes

Contributors

Conducted By:
Walter Allen
Unknown:
Roger Manvell
Unknown:
Harold Hobson
Unknown:
Geoffrey Tandy
Unknown:
Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown:
Colin MacInnes

Arthur Calder Marshall
This week he talks about' Call to Greatness ' by Adlai Stevenson , ' The Old School Tie' by Arthur Tuckerman , and ' Ambassador's Report ' by Chester Bowles.

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Calder Marshall
Unknown:
Adlai Stevenson
Unknown:
Arthur Tuckerman
Unknown:
Chester Bowles.

For Children of all Ages
'Can I Get There by Candlelight?'
Songs, tunes, and stories from the British Isles
7-The North of England
BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader, Reginald Stead ) Conductor. John Hopkins
Singers:
Owen Brannigan , Violet Carson and the boys of Chethams Hospital School, Manchester
Storytellers:
Kathleen Killip and Fred Wilson and Wilfred Pickles who introduces the programme
Arranged by Herbert Smith and John Musgrave
See page 21

Contributors

Leader:
Reginald Stead
Conductor:
John Hopkins
Singers:
Owen Brannigan
Singers:
Violet Carson
Unknown:
Kathleen Killip
Unknown:
Fred Wilson
Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
Arranged By:
Herbert Smith
Arranged By:
John Musgrave

Regional Variations (2)

Appeal for Children in Need of Help, by Richard Dimbleby.

BBC Home Service West

Children's Hour Appeal
Appeal for Children in Need of Help, by Wilfred Pickles , O.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
All children need help. This appeal is for those who may not be getting all the help they need, such as invalid children, those suffering from physical and mental handicaps, the maladjusted, and children deprived of a normal home life.

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles

Regional Variations (5)

Gorbals Mission: Evangelistic Service from St. Mungo's Hall, Gorbals, Glasgow.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Gospel of the Resurrection: 2-Lord of the Church. Service from St. Francis Hall. University of Birmingham: the Rev. Donald Tytler. Preacher, Canon Gordon Ireson.

BBC Home Service Midland

C. Kenneth Turner (organ), from Llandaff Cathedral.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Music for two pianos: Fanny Waterman and Rene Selig.

BBC Home Service North

See top of page

by Robert Louis Stevenson
Dramatised as a serial in eight parts by R. J. B. Sellar
4—' When Rivals Clash '
(Continued in next column)
Production by James Crampsey
St. Ives, after his daring escape from Edinburgh Castle, has so far succeeded in avoiding recapture, and with the help of his Scottish sweetheart, Flora Gilchrist, is now making his way towards the home of his dying great-uncle in Buckinghamshire. One evening in a Bedfordshire inn he is denounced as a Frenchman.

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Louis Stevenson
Unknown:
R. J. B. Sellar
Production By:
James Crampsey
St Ives:
Tom Criddle
Romaine:
Richard Mathews
Comte de Kéroual:
David Steuart
Alain:
Leonard Maguire
Rowley:
Peter Stuart Smith
Landlord:
Douglas Robin
Dudgeon:
Balfour Brown

by the . Rt. Hon Sir Oliver Franks G.C.M.G., K.C.B. ,
4-The End of the Old World
Most of us assume that the Europe we know so well continues today. I believe there is an important sense in which this assumption is mistaken. The old Europe of independent, quarrelling, sovereign nations is no longer fully alive.' In his fourth lecture Sir Oliver Franks describes his reasons for this belief, and considers what Britain's attitude should be to a Europe where the Old World is dead

Contributors

Unknown:
Rt. Hon Sir Oliver Franks G.C.M.G., K.C.B.

Regional Variations (2)

Heritage: life in industrial Scotland in the 19th century.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Life and Death of Sir Philip Sidney
1554-1586
Written and compiled by Ormerod Greenwood
Produced by Terence Tiller
Others taking part:
John Baker , Nicolette Bernard
Arthur Bush , Isla Cameron
Ernest Jay , Keith Pyott
Desmond Tester. Peter Vaughan

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Philip Sidney
Unknown:
Ormerod Greenwood
Produced By:
Terence Tiller
Unknown:
John Baker
Unknown:
Nicolette Bernard
Unknown:
Arthur Bush
Unknown:
Isla Cameron
Unknown:
Ernest Jay
Unknown:
Keith Pyott
Unknown:
Desmond Tester.
Unknown:
Peter Vaughan
Narrator:
Felix Felton
Sir Philip Sidney:
Alan Wheatley
Fulke Greville:
Dennis Arundell

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.

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More