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Talk by Ernest Hofer
Ernest Hofer , a young American attached to the U.S.A.F., was lent a large country house in East Anglia for two months last year. He describes some of the discomforts he experienced when he tried to play the role of Lord of the Manor.'

Contributors

Talk By:
Ernest Hofer
Talk By:
Ernest Hofer

Regional Variations (6)

Welsh farming discussion.

BBC Home Service Welsh

For Scottish Farmers.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Piano Spotlight, featuring Mervyn Oxenham.

BBC Home Service West

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Barn Hay Drying in 1955.

BBC Home Service North

An agricultural weekly
Topical talks of interest to farmers and country people
News commentary by Clifford Selly
Introduced by Alastair Dunnett

Contributors

Commentary By:
Clifford Selly
Introduced By:
Alastair Dunnett

Regional Variations (2)

Closing stages of Glamorgan County Tennis Championships.

BBC Home Service Welsh

by Charles Hatton
Other parts played by Hazel Woodhouse and Patrick Wells
Production by Victor Menzies

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Hatton
Played By:
Hazel Woodhouse
Production By:
Victor Menzies
Tilly Gossage:
Courtney Hope
Jem Gossage:
F R Buckley
Renee Gossage:
Aline Waites
Tom Gossage:
John Dexter
Edie Burton:
Tilsa Page
Fred Gossage:
Philip Morant
Cyprian Folliott:
Will Kings
Anthea Dykes:
Elizabeth London

from Ely Cathedral
Preces (Gibbons) Psalms 6, 7, and8 First Lesson: Wisdom 9
Beata nobis gaudia (E.H. 151) Magnificat (Wesley in E)
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 3 Nunc dimittis (Wesley in E) Creed
Responses (Westminster use, 18th century)
Collects
Anthem: Non vos relinquam orphanos
(Byrd)
Prayer Grace
Organist and Master of Choristers,
Michael Howard

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Howard

Regional Variations (2)

The-Last Squire: talk by Robert Simpson

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A new series of programmes which will offer advice and entertainment to retired and older people and from time to time bring together on the air some of those who are concerned for their welfare
Margaret Hill and Sir Geoffrey Vickers , v.c.
Margaret Hill (Mrs. A. V. Hill ) Is Chairman, Hill Homes , Highgate. London. She is interviewed by Dorothy Laird
Sir Geoffrey Vickers is Treasurer of the Medical Research Council
The programme presented by Richard Baker

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Hill
Unknown:
Sir Geoffrey Vickers
Unknown:
Margaret Hill
Unknown:
Mrs. A. V. Hill
Unknown:
Hill Homes
Interviewed By:
Dorothy Laird
Presented By:
Richard Baker

Regional Variations (4)

Children. ' The Leprechauns Capture Timothy John ': story

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Children's Hour. Story.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Children's Hour. A Rose By Any Other Name: talk.

BBC Home Service North

For Younger Listeners
' A Queer Cup of Tea '
A story by Louise M. Hearn told by Jo
5.15 For Children of All Ages
Regional Round
Join in with children all over the country to answer questions concocted by Geoffrey Dearmer , and posed by David
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. Edwin Cox
I-The Prayer of Jacob, Lord Astley

Contributors

Story By:
Louise M. Hearn
Unknown:
Geoffrey Dearmer
Unknown:
Rev. Edwin Cox

Regional Variations (5)

Revo Works Band; Alfred Wiggins (baritone).

BBC Home Service Midland

Amateur Golf Championship.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News in Welsh.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Fairfield Grammar School Choir: Stoke St. Michael Male Voice Choir: John Runge (tenor and guitar).

BBC Home Service West

Country Ccilidhe
Join the dancers to the music of the McCusker Brothers
Ceilidhe Band with songs by Frank Murphy and Kenny Thompson (accordion)
Master of Ceremonies,
Sean McGettigan
Produced by Jack McGeagh
From Killough, Co. Down

Contributors

Songs By:
Frank Murphy
Songs By:
Kenny Thompson
Unknown:
Sean McGettigan
Produced By:
Jack McGeagh

with Leslie Dwyer
A series of comedies by Len Fincham and Laurie Wyman
'A Piece of Cake'
Production by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Writer:
Leslie Dwyer
Writer:
Len Fincham
Production By:
Vernon Harris
Amelia Grimly-Bracewell:
Athene Seyler
Charles Todmarsh:
Hubert Gregg
Pamela Scott:
Mary MacKenzie
Bert Crocker:
Leslie Dwyer
Sir John Orpington:
Geoffrey Sumner
Mrs Perkins:
Freda Bamford

A series of four Outside Broadcasts
I-Earth
Brian Johnston , Raymond Baxter , Alan Gibson , and Douglas Flem ing investigate the possibilities of escape when trapped in a cave system
Programme arranged with the assistance of the Mendip Rescue Organisation and a local caving group
From a cave in the Mendip Hills, Somerset

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Unknown:
Raymond Baxter
Unknown:
Alan Gibson
Unknown:
Douglas Flem

Regional Variations (4)

A Scottish Journey: Francis Collinson visits places made famous in song. with musical illustrations.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Undrawn Sword ': story of Frances Rawdon Chesney of Mourne, father of the Suez Canal.'

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Midland Critics: discussion on theatre, art. radio, and architecture in the Midlands.

BBC Home Service Midland

Part 2

Regional Variations (2)

Coastal Magazine: three speakers talk of summer interests on the West-Country coastline.

BBC Home Service West

The second of two talks on divorce by a solicitor
Divorce may be sometimes the only way out, but in the experience of this solicitor the causes and consequences of a legal separation are such that separation solves no problems and no legal proceeding could find a remedy.

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.

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