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RHYTHM AND MELODY: Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. The British Isles: a programme about the railways. Script by Allan Murray. ,
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN. Spuk! Wenn man von Gespenstern spricht. kommen sie in der Nacht. Eine gruselige Geschichle. Manuskript von Milo Sperber.

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Whitred
Script By:
Allan Murray.
Unknown:
Milo Sperber.

before a factory audience in Ilminster, Somerset
with The Kentones, Douglas Horner, Betty Driver and Wally Petersen, Cardew Robinson
The Ron Millington Trio
Introduced by Derek Jones
Produced by Brian Patten

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Horner.
Unknown:
Betty Driver
Unknown:
Wally Petersen
Unknown:
Cardew Robinson
Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Produced By:
Brian Patten

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. A Christmas Carol :a serial story from the book by Charles Dickens. Adapted by Sam Langdon. 2-' Christmas Present '

2.20 History I. Tudor People: 11-'Jesuit Priest: John Gerard. ' Script by Sam Langdon

2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNtTY. Transport: 5—The Coming of the Aeroplane. Script by Chris Hanson

Contributors

Book By:
Charles Dickens.
Adapted By:
Sam Langdon.
Unknown:
I. Tudor
Unknown:
John Gerard.
Script By:
Sam Langdon
Script By:
Chris Hanson

A play for radio by Jean Morris
Production by Michael Bakewell

Contributors

Radio By:
Jean Morris
Production By:
Michael Bakewell
Henry Cooling:
Patrick Barr
Walther Scheringer:
Austin Trevor
Armande Deluzy:
Rosalie Crutehley
Joachim:
George Merritt
Dorothy Cooling:
Molly Rankin
Susan:
Margaret Wedlake
Stephen Brett:
Simon Lack
Martin:
Malcolm Hayes
Hubert:
George Hagan
An old man:
Jeffrey Segal

Regional Variations (2)

Children's Hour. Ulster Magazine. Street Songs. Competition

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Pedlar of Songs
John Runge returns with his guitar
5.15 For Listeners of Most Ages
' Charter Pilot'
A new series of plays written by Gilbert Dalton
3—' Lights Out'
Produced by Peggy Bacon

Contributors

Unknown:
John Runge
Written By:
Gilbert Dalton
Produced By:
Peggy Bacon
Mike Dudley, the pilot:
Robert Marsden
Billy Perkins, his engineer:
Billy Thatcher
Mrs Dudley, Mike's mother:
Elspeth Duxbury
Angela, his sister:
Nona Blair
Gladys:
Heather Styles
Lieut Richard Dyson:
Desmond Carrington
Captain Otto Sonberg:
Peter Claughton
Frederick Berkel:
Peter Wilde
George Clarke:
Denis Raymond
Ted Osborne:
Bernard Fishwick
The Controller:
Leslie Bowmar

Regional Variations (4)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Falmouth Town Band.

BBC Home Service West

Ken Piatt's Top Ten in music.

BBC Home Service North

with stars and music of the past and present from home and abroad also a ' Back-stage call' to meet Dora Bryan
Produced by Derek Chinnery

Contributors

Unknown:
Dora Bryan
Produced By:
Derek Chinnery

Regional Variations (6)

Country Town: Coleraine.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' Strife': play by John Galsworthy.

BBC Home Service North

' Flights of Fancy ': concerning Space-Travel.

BBC Home Service Midland

The Canterbury Pilgrims (George Dyson). Soloists: Cardiff Municipal Choir: BBC Welsh Orchestra.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Farm Forum.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Itches and Stings by H. O. J. Collier Ph.D. ,
Dr. Collier describes how nettles, wasps, and itching powder all inject into our skins certain chemicals-the very substances, curiously enough, that our bodies produce locally when injured.

Contributors

Unknown:
H. O. J. Collier Ph.D.

René Soames (tenor)
Josephine Lee
(harpsichord and piano)
The Macgibbon String Quartet:
Margot Maegibbon (violin)
Lorraine du Val (violin)
Jean Stewart (viola) Lilly Phillips (cello)
Before an audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit. Broadcasting House, London, W.l.

Contributors

Tenor:
René Soames
Harpsichord:
Josephine Lee
Violin:
Margot Maegibbon
Violin:
Lorraine du Val
Viola:
Jean Stewart
Cello:
Lilly Phillips

A new series of domestic episodes by Sid Colin , Talbot Rothwell and George Wadmore
8—' It Should Happen to a Dog'
The Peter Aklster Players
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown:
Sid Colin
Unknown:
Talbot Rothwell
Unknown:
George Wadmore
Unknown:
Peter Aklster
Produced By:
Roy Speer
Mary:
Diane Hart
Harold:
Kenneth Connor
Bill Kennedy:
Bill Fraser
Alfle:
Douglas Blackwell
Jane Foster:
Pamela Manson

Regional Variations (6)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Behind the News: forum.

BBC Home Service Midland

Challenge: discussion. 2-Sunday Observance.

BBC Home Service North

Radio Reception in Scotland: discussion.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Industrialists: discussion on Atomic Energy in Industry.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A discussion about individual liberty and the power of the State between
C. J. Hamson
Professor of Comparative Law in the University of Cambridge
R. M. Jackson , LL.D.
F. Elwyn Jones, Q.C., M.P.
J. E. S. Simon, Q.C, M.P.
Chairman, Norman Fisher
The speakers consider whether civil liberties are being undermined by the exercise of ministerial powers and the decisions of special tribunals, and whether there should be more effective Parliamentary control in these matters. They also ask the question whether the public should have more opportunity to seek redress through the courts.

Contributors

Unknown:
C. J. Hamson
Unknown:
M. Jackson

Regional Variations (4)

Letter from America.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Corelli Comeback: the imaginary return of the Victorian novelist Marie Corelli.

BBC Home Service Midland

Pibroch.

BBC Home Service Scottish

First of two programmes by John Hawgood
Professor of Modern History in the University of Birmingham
Professor Hawgood talks about the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark , 150 years ago, to explore the headwaters of the Missouri river and to map a practicable route to the Pacific Ocean. The talk is illustrated by readings from the new edition of 'The Journals of Lewis and Clark' edited by Bernard DeVoto.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hawgood
Unknown:
Meriwether Lewis
Unknown:
William Clark
Edited By:
Bernard Devoto.

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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