Programme Index

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Augmented
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, George Deason )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Variety: Lou Campara
Records: Tom O'Neill
Radio: Avril Angers
TV: B. C. Hilliam (' Flotsam ')
In Town Today: Harry Mooney and Charley Rowley
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader:
George Deason
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown:
Lou Campara
Unknown:
Tom O'Neill
Unknown:
B. C. Hilliam
Unknown:
Harry Mooney
Unknown:
Charley Rowley
Presented By:
Bill Worsley

Regional Variations (2)

Schools. Natur o'n Cwmpas.

BBC Home Service Welsh

FOR COUNTRY SCHOOLS. ' Modern adventurers: a programme about Eskimos.' Script by Ritchie Calder
2.0 THE music Box by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. Music from the United States: Aaron Copland talks about some of his own music.
2.30 LET'S HEAR IT AGAIN. Dances of Galanta (Kodaly); Stick Dance and Sash Dance (Bartok)

Contributors

Script By:
Ritchie Calder
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Talks:
Aaron Copland

Regional Variations (2)

Schools. Huntingtower '— 3: by John Buchan.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A series of readings from books of travel and discovery
11-A Town of Plague and Pretty Women
An impression of Constantinople under the Sultans by a very young and ardent Victorian Englishman
Taken from ' Eothen ' by A. W. Kinglake
Reader, Peter Howell

Contributors

Reader:
Peter Howell

A Roman Camp in Switzerland by Colin Kraay
Colin Kraay has made several visits to the spot on which the Romans built their principal military base in Switzerland in about A.D. 15. Vindonissa was occupied by a military garrison for about eighty-five years, and from archaeological remains on the site it is possible to reconstruct a remarkably detailed impression of the social life of its inhabitants.

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Kraay
Unknown:
Colin Kraay

Regional Variations (2)

Children's Hour. ' Inishbahn Treasure ': serial play-4. ' Monarch. the Red Deer': serial story 3. Piano solos

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

'Five O'Clock Tales'
Six plays by E. Lucia Turnbull
3: ' Skyhigh and Cloudbeard'
Based on a traditional story from Finland
Produced by David Davis
In a large forest, far away among the waste lands of Finland, there once stood two tall fir trees close together. They were old, so very old, that no one remembered when they were young. Not far from where they grew stood a small cottage with a thatched roof and two tiny windows...
5.30 Write Me a Letter
The Children's Hour correspondence column of the air
Third of a series of programmes edited and introduced by Adrian Thomas
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Produced By:
David Davis
Introduced By:
Adrian Thomas
Sylvia:
Barbara Brown
Sylvester:
Martyn Andersen
Cloudbeard:
Laidman Browne
Skyhigh:
Ralph de Rohan
Father:
Humphrey Morton
Mother:
Joan Clement Scott
King:
Heron Carvic
Queen:
Henzie Raeburn
Narrator:
Cecil Bellamy

Regional Variations (7)

News. sport.

BBC Home Service North

News. sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News.

BBC Home Service West

News.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News.

BBC Home Service Midland

William Pickles comments on events abroad and our relations with other countries

Contributors

Unknown:
William Pickles

Regional Variations (5)

Time for Sport: magazine

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Maritza Players; with Barbara Sumner (soprano).

BBC Home Service West

News in Welsh.

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Andrews Sisters and The Deep River Boys

BBC Home Service North

A programme of favourite melodies from London Shows with Vanessa Lee
Bruce Trent
The Albert Webb Orchestra
Conductor, Albert Webb
Tonight's programme includes music from
• The Girl Friend ' ' The Boy Friend ' ' Bless the Bride' • Chu Chin Chow '
Script by Roy Plomley
Introduced by John Hobday
Produced by Peter Haysom Craddy

Contributors

Unknown:
Vanessa Lee
Unknown:
Bruce Trent
Unknown:
The Albert Webb
Conductor:
Albert Webb
Unknown:
Chu Chin Chow
Script By:
Roy Plomley
Introduced By:
John Hobday
Produced By:
Peter Haysom Craddy

Regional Variations (3)

David Jacobs introduces The Bright Lights: records.

BBC Home Service Midland

'Jim and Mary': play by Kenneth Little-15.

BBC Home Service Scottish

BBC Midland Orchestra
(Leader, Ernest Element )
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
Suzanne Rozsa (violin)
Before an invited audience at Nuffield House. Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston. Birmingham

Contributors

Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Script By:
Gene Crowley
Produced By:
Alastair Scott-Johnston
Leader:
Ernest Element
Conducted By:
Leo Wurmser
Violin:
Suzanne Rozsa

A radio play by E. J. King Bull from the novel by Kingsley Amis
' Ah, lucky Jim,
How I envy him' (Old Song)
Characters in order of speaking:
Music for the Lucky Jim Singers arranged and conducted by Max Saunders
Production by E. J. King Bull

Contributors

Play By:
E. J. King Bull
Novel By:
Kingsley Amis
Production By:
E. J. King Bull
Professor Welch:
Denys Blakelock
Jim Dixon:
Brian Wilde
Margaret Peel:
Gwen Cherrell
Alfred Beesley:
Geoffrey Matthews
Bill Atkinson:
John Cazabon
Mrs Welch:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Carol Goldsmith:
Marjorie Mars
Bertrand Welch:
Peter Howell
Christine Callaghan:
Anna Massey
Maconochie:
Peter Claughton
Julius Gore-Urquhart:
John Gabriel
Catchpole:
Olaf Pooley
Waitress:
Annette Kelly
The Principal:
Olaf Pooley
Bus conductor:
Manning Wilson
Ticket collector:
Peter Claughton

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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