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RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred.
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. North America. John Skeaping , Professor of Sculpture at the Royal College of Art, talks about village life in Mexico.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. ' 0 du lieber Augustin.' Die grosse Pest in Wien (1679). Die Zeit war traurig, das Lied war lustig. Ein Horspiel von Milo Sperber

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Whitred.
Unknown:
John Skeaping
Unknown:
Ein Horspiel
Unknown:
von Milo Sperber

Regional Variations (2)

For Farmers.

BBC Home Service Midland

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Margaret Eaves .
Introduced by Frederick Allen
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Producer, Stanton Jefferies

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Unknown:
Margaret Eaves
Introduced By:
Frederick Allen
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Unknown:
Stanton Jefferies

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. A Poetry Programme: ' Surprises,' by Vicars Bell, including ' The Song of Wandering Aengus ' by W. B. Yeats , 'Tyger' bv William Blake , A Dead Mole ' by Andrew Young , and ' The Song of the Mad Prince ' by Walter de la Mare
2.20 HISTORY 1. ' Piers the Apprentice an account of guild activities set in an imaginary town in the North ot England in the fourteenth century. Script by John Allen
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. Science and the Doctor. 3-' Your Temperature and Your Pulse '

Contributors

Unknown:
W. B. Yeats
Unknown:
William Blake
Unknown:
Andrew Young
Script By:
John Allen

A radio play by Stafford Byrne
Adapted from the novel by Ian Hay
Characters in order of speaking:
Production by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Play By:
Stafford Byrne
Novel By:
Ian Hay
Production By:
Martyn C. Webster
Colonel Joseph Meldrum:
John Gabriel
Philip Meldrum:
Geoffrey Matthews
James Nimmo:
Duncan McLntyre
Peggy Falconer:
Marjorie Westbury
Lady Broadhurst:
Catherine Salkeld
Montague Falconer:
Richard Williams
Mrs Falconer:
Joan Hart
Julius Mablethorpe:
Ivan Samson
Sylvia Mablethorpe:
Annabel Maule
Miss Jennings:
Barbara Lott
Alfred:
Richard Waring
Bob Brand:
Hugh David
Timothy Rendle:
Denis Goacher
Rose ,:
Jill Nyasa
Jean Leslie:
Janet Burnell
Mrs Grice:
Courtney Hope

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour. ' Peter comes in from the Farm.' Piano solos

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Children's Hour. News from Chester Zoo.

BBC Home Service North

5.00 'The Spangled Gown'
A story by Miles Tomalin told by Eve

5.15 For Older Children
Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley in 'The Copper Beeches'
Fifth of six Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Contributors

Storywriter (The Spangled Gown):
Miles Tomalin
Dramatist (The Copper Beeches):
Felix Felton
Producer (The Copper Beeches):
David Davis
Sherlock Holmes:
Carleton Hobbs
Doctor Watson:
Norman Shelley
Miss Violet Hunter:
Hilda Schroder
Mr Jephro Rucastle:
Harry Lockwood West
Miss Stoper:
Natalie Moya
Mrs Toller:
Dorothy Black

Regional Variations (3)

Sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News in Welsh.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Written by and including
Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin with David Nixon
Irene Handl
Pat Coombs
Bob Sharpies and his Music
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Monkhouse
Unknown:
Denis Goodwin
Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
Irene Handl
Unknown:
Pat Coombs
Unknown:
Bob Sharpies
Produced By:
Leslie Bridgmont

Regional Variations (5)

St. Peter's Pro-Cathedral Boys' Choir: Michael Van Desset (organ). From St. Therese's Church. Belfast

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Farm Forum from New Galloway.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Last Yank at Oxford: play by Ben Duncan.

BBC Home Service Midland

' Captain Carvallo play by Denis Cannan.

BBC Home Service North

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Looking at Life by Michael Swann and J. M. Mitchison of the Department of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh 2-' Investigating the Invisible '
The speakers describe the tools and techniques used in prying into the innermost secrets of living matter.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Swann
Unknown:
J. M. Mitchison

Regional Variations (5)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' The Fifty-One Society Discussion 'Africa—no place for the White Man?' Guest Speaker, Elspeth Huxley.

BBC Home Service North

Town Forum visits Burton-upon-Trent.

BBC Home Service Midland

Heritage: discussion on the future of the craftsman in Scotland.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Act 3

Regional Variations (4)

Joan and Valerie Trimble (two pianos). Brahms.

BBC Home Service Midland

Letter From America.

BBC Home Service Scottish

' Gander Sauce ': short story by N. J. Crisp.

BBC Home Service West

Talk by O G. Sutton C.B.E., D.SC., F.R.S.
Director of the Meteorological Office In this talk Dr. Sutton reflects on the strange weather of 1954 and gives his latest conclusions about the effect of hydrogen bombs.

Contributors

Talk By:
O G. Sutton C.B.E., D.Sc., F.R.S.

Regional Variations (2)

Donald Gray invites you to 'Party Night' from the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton.

BBC Home Service North

A series of plays by Lance Sieveking based on the stories by G.K. Chesterton from 'The Poet and the Lunatics'
"The Lunaticke, the Lover, and the Poet,
Are of imagination all compact..."
(A Midsommer Nights Dreame)

Contributors

Writer:
Lance Sieveking
Based on a story by:
G.K. Chesterton
Production:
Martyn C. Webster
Helen Verney:
Janet Burnell
Sir Owen Cram:
John Ruddock
Gabriel Gale:
Peter Coke
Dr Wilkes:
Richard Williams
Amos Boon:
Rolf Lefebvre
Patrick Simon:
Peter Howell
Inspector Davies:
T. St. John Barry
Constable:
George Hagan

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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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