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Today's Bill
Overture: Lover
Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Radio: June Birch
TV: Billy Maxam
Records:
The Maple Leaf Four
Variety: George Moon
Late Extra
Produced by David Miller

Contributors

Leader:
George Deason
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown:
June Birch
Unknown:
Billy Maxam
Unknown:
George Moon
Produced By:
David Miller

The second of six Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dramatised for radio by Felix Felton [starring] Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley

Contributors

Writer:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatist:
Felix Felton
Producer:
David Davis
Sherlock Holmes:
Carleton Hobbs
Doctor Watson:
Norman Shelley
Mycroft Holmes:
Malcolm Graeme
Inspector Lestrade:
Felix Felton
Colonel Valentine Walter:
Howard Lang
Violet Westbury:
Shirley Cooklin
Railway Official:
Humphrey Morton
Sidney Johnson:
Ernest Jay

(Request Week)
For Children of Most Ages
' Said the Cat to the Dog'
A series of plays about Mompty and Peckham and the Jackson Family
Written for Children's Hour by Martin Armstrong
' Easter Eggs'
Produced by Eve Burgess
This is an unusual day because for once Mompty does not have the last word in her tiff with Peckham. She usually manages to be wiser than everyone else, but she is quite disconcerted when she discovers that Easter eggs can be found in stranger places than on the breakfast table.
5.20 'Strange Departure '
An adventure of Norman Bones.
and Henry Bones. the boy detectives
Written for Children's Hour by Anthony C. Wilson
Production by Josephine Plummer

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Armstrong
Produced By:
Eve Burgess
Unknown:
Norman Bones.
Unknown:
Henry Bones.
Unknown:
Anthony C. Wilson
Production By:
Josephine Plummer
Mompty the Cat:
Vivienne Chatterton
Peckham the Dog:
Stephen Jack
Mum:
Mary O'Farrell
Dad:
Wilfred Babbage
Diana:
Rosamond Barnes
Ronnie:
Robert Scroggins
Cookie:
Hilda Davies
Narrator:
Lewis Stringer
Norman Bones:
Charles Hawtrey
Henry Bones, his cousin:
Patricia Hayes
Mrs Bones, Norman's mother:
Ann Codrington
Mrs Newton-Smith:
Joan Young
Dr Oldfleld:
Harry Lockwood-West
Margaret Lefrere:
Hilda Schroder
Grotrain:
Frank Duncan
Frederick Rudge:
Malcolm Graeme
Inspector Martin:
Preston Lockwood

Regional Variations (6)

What Goes On: magazine.

BBC Home Service Midland

The Week in the West.

BBC Home Service West

Massed Bands' Parade: Clayton Aniline Works Band: C.W.S. Manchester Band; Foden's Motor Works Band; Fairey Aviation Works Band.

BBC Home Service North

News in Welsh..

BBC Home Service Welsh

Ulster Mirror

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A series of seven record programmes of lieder from the great treasury of German song chosen and introduced by Alec Robertson
1-Serenades
The composers represented In this programme include Schubert, Brahms. and Wolf

Contributors

Introduced By:
Alec Robertson

Regional Variations (6)

Gardeners' Question Time: questions put by members of Middlesbrough and District Chrysanthemum Society.

BBC Home Service North

Self-portraits of speakers in 'Me' series: the veteran journalist.

BBC Home Service Scottish

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Welsh recorded extracts from presentations of 1955 Gee Medals to Sunday School veterans.

BBC Home Service Welsh

David Franklin introduces ' Music of the Countryside': BBC Midland Light Orchestra; Helen Clare: Rene Soames.

BBC Home Service Midland

with Wallas Eaton
Alma Cogan ,June Whitfield
The Keynotes
Augmented BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Announcer. David Dunhill
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Charles Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown:
Wallas Eaton
Unknown:
Alma Cogan
Unknown:
June Whitfield
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Announcer:
David Dunhill
Script By:
Frank Muir
Script By:
Denis Norden
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

with Lind Joyce , Mary Mackenzie
Sydney Tafier , Richard Pearson
The Orchestra conducted by Peter Akister
Written by Len Fincham and Laurie Wyman
John Jowett and Peter Jones
Production by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Unknown:
Lind Joyce
Unknown:
Mary MacKenzie
Unknown:
Sydney Tafier
Unknown:
Richard Pearson
Conducted By:
Peter Akister
Written By:
Len Fincham
Written By:
Laurie Wyman
Unknown:
John Jowett
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Production By:
Vernon Harris

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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About this data

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