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Regional Variations (5)

Service from Richmond Methodist Church. Penzance: the Rev. M. Walker.

BBC Home Service West

Service from Cartsburn-Augustine Church. Greenock; the Rev. James L. Dow.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Service from Chester Cathedral: the Dean. the Very Rev. Michael Gibbs.

BBC Home Service North

Service from the Roman Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception and St. Egwin. Evesham. Worcestershire: Fr. A. J. Proudman. e.

BBC Home Service Midland

from the Friends' Meeting House, Charles Street , Cardiff
The normal procedure in a Quaker meeting will be observed as closely as possible, and Friends will take part as they feel so moved.

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Street

Conducted by John Summerson
Book: Elspeth Huxley
Art: Robert Furneaux Jordan
Film: Freda Bruce Lockhart
Theatre: Eric Keown
Radio: Geoffrey Tandy

Contributors

Conducted By:
John Summerson
Unknown:
Elspeth Huxley
Unknown:
Robert Furneaux Jordan
Unknown:
Freda Bruce Lockhart
Unknown:
Eric Keown

Regional Variations (5)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Out in the Garden: growing indoor and outdoor tomatoes.

BBC Home Service Midland

Gardeners' Question Time: Northern Moor Gardening Society. Wythenshawe.

BBC Home Service North

The Scottish Garden: lawns.

BBC Home Service Scottish

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

London Harpsichord Ensemble:
John Francis (flute) Wilfred Smith (flute)
Peter Mountain (violin)
Albert Chasey (violin)
Ernest Scott (violin)
Ivor McMahon (violin) Bernard Davis (viola)
Ambrose Gauntlett (cello)
Adrian Beers (double-bass)
Millicent Silver (harpsichord)

Contributors

Flute:
John Francis
Flute:
Wilfred Smith
Violin:
Peter Mountain
Violin:
Albert Chasey
Violin:
Ernest Scott
Violin:
Ivor McMahon
Viola:
Bernard Davis
Cello:
Ambrose Gauntlett

Regional Variations (2)

Ble'r Awn Ni. Well-known Welsh people spend a weekend in a district of their choice. 3- T. J. Morgan.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Contents:
' Sixty Years of Proms,' by Felix Felton
' Puccini's Turandot,' by Francis Toye 'A New Companion to Music,' by William Mann
(The last issue of the present series)

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Edited By:
Julian Herbage
Introduced By:
Julian Herbage
Unknown:
Felix Felton
Unknown:
Francis Toye
Music By:
William Mann

' Adventures with my Boy Sam '
A talk by the Rev. R. Motson Thompson
'The Giant with the Three Golden Hairs '
One of Grimms' fairy tales made into a radio play by Nan Macdonald
Produced by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. R. Motson Thompson
Play By:
Nan MacDonald
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Hans a peasant:
Andrew Wurlidge
Gretchen, his wife:
Rosalie Williams
The King:
Fred Fairclough
The Queen:
Violet Carson
The Princess:
June Kearsley
Trudie her lady-in-waiting:
Beryl Bainbridge
The miller:
Tom Harrison
The miller's wife:
Madeleine Vacher
Two robbers: Kurt:
Geoffrey Banks
Two robbers: Karl:
Norman Somers
Robin:
Brian Trueman
A groom:
Norman Partriege
The giant:
Andrew Wurlidge
His grandmother:
Sal Sturgeon

Regional Variations (3)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Christians in Conference. 3-The Convocation of York: report.

BBC Home Service North

by Taya Zinkin
Between India and Tibet the Kingdom of Nepal has been left almost untouched by the currents of modern civilisation. After a century of rule by hereditary Prime Ministers the country was shaken by a revolution four years ago. Power is now in the hands of a new King, who is faced with the task of giving his country orderly and progressive government.
Taya Zinkin , a correspondent of the Manchester Guardian, who recently visited Nepal, gives her impressions of the country and of the political outlook.
(Postponed from May 29)

Contributors

Unknown:
Taya Zinkin
Unknown:
Taya Zinkin

Regional Variations (5)

Evensong from St. Mary's Church, Market Drayton, Shropshire: the Rev. Basil Stratton.

BBC Home Service Midland

Service from St. Dingat's Church, New Tredegar, Monmouthshire: the Rev. J. D. Dennis.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Service from St. Laurence's Roman Catholic Church. Greenock: the Very Rev. Canon John D. Daniel

BBC Home Service Scottish

Service from the Parish Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Lyme Regis: the Rev. Geoffrey Tiarks.

BBC Home Service West

from Kendal Parish Church. Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. G. Needham. Preacher, the Ven. S. C. Bulley , Archdeacon of Westmorland
If ye love me (Tallis)
Versicles and Responses Psalm 99
First Lesson: Isaiah 6, w. 1-fl
Magnificat
Second Lesson: St. Luke 10. w. 26-37 Nunc dimittis
Creed; Lesser Litany; Collects Bright the vision (E.H. 372) Sermon
Prayers
Lift up your hearts (E.H. 429) The Blessing
Organist and Choirmaster:
Eric Wetherell

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. G. Needham.
Unknown:
Ven. S. C. Bulley
Choirmaster:
Eric Wetherell

Appeal on behalf of the Animal Health Trust, by Dirk Bogarde Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Animal Health Trust, of which the Duke of Norfolk is president, was founded in 1942 as a voluntary organisation for the purpose of helping to discover the ' causes of sickness in domestic and farm animals and to devise means of prevention and treatment.
In the Trust's four research establishments, concerned with dogs, horses, farm livestock, and poultry, some of the finest scientific minds in the veterinary world are combining to raise the standard of animal health.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dirk Bogarde
Unknown:
Dirk Bogarde

Regional Variations (2)

' Gweision Duw ': plays on the Hebrew prophets, by Seton Pollock and Wilfrid Grantham. translated Into Welsh by Ted Lewis Evans-3.

BBC Home Service Welsh

by Walter Besant and James Rice
Dramatised as a serial in ten parts by Howard Agg
9—' Garden Party '
Other parts played by Bryan Powley. John Ruddock. Edward Jewesbury , Manning Wilson. and Denis Goacher
Piano played by Frederick Stone Music selected by Cynthia Pughe
Production by Val Gielgud and Audrey Cameron
Oblivious of disquieting rumours in regard to Eldorado Stock, Gabriel Cassilis is concerned about one thing only—the latest anonymous letter. He sends for Joseph Jagenal , who agrees to put the matter in the hands of a detective agency.
That evening Mr. Jagenal goes to
Twickenham; he learns of Dunquerque's attachment to Phillis and determines to do all he can to further their marriage. Meanwhile Dunquerque forgets his promise to her guardian and tells Phillis of his love. She realises that she loves him in return.
A few nights later Mr. Beck's dinner party takes place. So far, the false beards have gone unobserved!

Contributors

Unknown:
Walter Besant
Unknown:
James Rice
Unknown:
Howard Agg
Played By:
Bryan Powley.
Played By:
John Ruddock.
Played By:
Edward Jewesbury
Played By:
Manning Wilson.
Piano:
Denis Goacher
Played By:
Frederick Stone
Production By:
Val Gielgud
Production By:
Audrey Cameron
Unknown:
Gabriel Cassilis
Unknown:
Joseph Jagenal
Joseph Jagenal:
Norman Shelley
Captain Ladds:
Jack Allen
Ronald Dunquerque:
Geoffrey Matthews
Gilead P Beck:
James McKechnie
Miss Claribelle:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Cornelius Jagenal:
Godfrey Kenton
Humphrey Jagenal:
Jeffrey Segal
Phillis Fleming:
Prunella Scales
Lawrence Colquhoun:
Patrick Waddington
Victoria Cassilis:
Barbara Couper
Gabriel Cassilis:
Cyril Shaps

in the setting of a medieval Crusaders' castle the opera retells Aristophanes's story of the womenfolk who conspired igainst their lords to bring about peace
A comic opera in one act
Libretto by J. F. Castelli
English version by George Barker and Humphry Trevelyan
Music by Franz Schubert
Knights and their Ladies BBC Midland Chorus
BBC Midland Orchestra (Leader, Ernest Element)
Conducted by Leo Wurmser Produced by David Franklin

Contributors

Unknown:
J. F. Castelli
Unknown:
George Barker
Unknown:
Humphry Trevelyan
Music By:
Franz Schubert
Conducted By:
Leo Wurmser
Produced By:
David Franklin
Count Heribert:
Norman Lumsden
Countess Ludmilla, his wife:
Marjorie Westbury
Astolf, a knight:
Alexander Young
Helen, his wife:
Marion Lowe
Bella, Ludmilla's maid:
April Cantelo
Benjamin, the Count's servant:
Jan van Der Gucht

A programme based on letters of Schubert and his friends arranged by Imogen Hoist
Readers:
Alan Wheatley , John Glen
All his life Schubert was possessed by the desire to write operas. ' The Enchanted Rose' was the libretto that attracted him towards the end of his life.
This programme, which is based on letters in Otto Deutsch 's ' Schubert: a documentary biography,' traces the story of Schubert's operatic aspirations amid aU his other activities as a composer.

Contributors

Arranged By:
Imogen Hoist
Readers:
Alan Wheatley
Readers:
John Glen
Unknown:
Otto Deutsch

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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