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by Armand Georges
, Fit-up' Companies-the name given to the troupes of strolling players who visited remote country districts on one-night stands-have now practically disappeared. Armand Georges joined one of these companies in 1943 and during his next six years as a strolling player had many adventures, some of which he describes in this talk.

Contributors

Unknown:
Armand Georges
Unknown:
Armand Georges

Regional Variations (2)

Schools. Early Stages in Welsh. Tri chleddyf-3.

BBC Home Service Welsh

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ii, by Marjorie Eele
11.20 CURRENT AFFAIRS II
11.40 FRENCH FOR SIXTH FORMS. J'en etais: La Fuite a Varennes. Le 20 juin 1791 le roi Louis XVI et la reine Marie-Antoinette essayent de s'enfuir a l'étranger. Texte de Max Bellancpurt.

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Eele

Regional Variations (5)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Farming Today. News from the Northern countryside. The British Turkey Federation: a report from the Harrogate Conference; topical item: Fodder Crops for the Northern Farm: A. H. R. Lilly discusses root and forage crops for home feeding.

BBC Home Service North

News for farmers.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Farmer: weekly magazine introduced by Ralph Wight-man. ' Fattening Beef Cattle ': a study of feeding for winter beef now being carried out at the Devon School of Agriculture; ' Black Rust in Cereal Crops' discussed by Angus Robertson; 'Old Stan' : Norm

BBC Home Service West

An agricultural weekly
Topical talks of interest to farmers and country people
News commentary by Clifford Selly
Introduced by the Farm Fare vet.

Contributors

Commentary By:
Clifford Selly

LET'S JOIN in. 'Jacko': true tales of a pet monkey, arranged for broadcasting by Jean Sutcliffe
2.20 ADVENTURES IN MUSIC. JeUX d'Enfants: first of two illustrated talks by Walter Drabble on Bizet's suite
2.40 HISTORY 11. The New Police Force. Script by Jo Manton

Contributors

Unknown:
Jean Sutcliffe
Unknown:
Walter Drabble
Script By:
Jo Manton

A farce for radio by Willis Hall
The music played by Ransome and Maries Works Band
Conductor. David Aspinall Produced by Peter Dews

Contributors

Unknown:
Willis Hall
Conductor:
David Aspinall
Produced By:
Peter Dews
Mr Migglewood:
Herbert Smith
Frank Higgins:
Frank Pettingell
Herbert Jackson:
John Sharp
Tom Walters:
Geoffrey Bayldon
Maud Higgins:
Marion Dawson
Eddie Fossgill:
Malcolm Hayes
Sally Higgins:
Judith Hackett
Joe Thropjoy:
Mervyn Blake
Mrs Throttle:
Irene Handl
Mr Cartwright:
John Dexter

From Worcester Cathedral
Eve of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Senex puerum portabat (Five-part)
(Byrd)
Sentence; Exhortation; Confession;
Absolution
The Lord's Prayer
Preces and Responses (William Smith ) Psalms 6. 7, 8
First Lesson: Exodus 13, w. 11-16
Blest are the pure in heart (E.H.
370)
Magnificat (Edgar Cook in G)
Second Lesson: Galatians 4, w. 1-7 Nunc dimittis (Edgar Cook in G) Creed; Responses; Collects
Anthem: When to the Temple Mary went (Johannes Eccard)
Prayers and Grace
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
David Willcocks

Contributors

Unknown:
Virgin Mary
Unknown:
William Smith
Unknown:
Edgar Cook
Unknown:
Edgar Cook
Unknown:
David Willcocks

Regional Variations (3)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Children Singing: choir of Tyldesley Girls' County Secondary School, Blackpool.

BBC Home Service North

Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally, and a meeting-place on the air for those who are concerned for their welfare
Asthma in Later Life, by a doctor
Portrait of Selina, by Elizabeth Farnham-Smith
Programme presented by Richard Baker

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Farn
Presented By:
Richard Baker

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour. ' Valley of Silent Sound serial adventure play-5. Here and There with F. R. Bucklev.

BBC Home Service Midland

As Midland.

BBC Home Service West

For Older Children
'Counterspy '
A new radio serial by John Darran
5 — ' Unbroken Record'
Production by Lorraine Davies
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. Austen Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
John Darran
Production By:
Lorraine Davies
Unknown:
Rev. Austen Williams
Lt -Cmdr Gregory Vaughan R N:
John Darran
James Mountain:
Michael Aspel
George Worth:
Barry Faber
Patricia Marshall:
Ennis Tinnusche
Gabby Owen:
Dillwyn Owen
Mick Evans:
Cynddylan Williams
Dr Laugharne:
Philip Phillips
Sergeant James:
Moses Jones
Overn:
Dennis Charlton

Regional Variations (3)

Newyddion.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Sports News.

BBC Home Service Midland

Country Ceili
Join the dancers to the music of Charlie Kelly 's Ceili Band
Songs by Bridie Ward
Kenny Thompson (accordion)
Master of Ceremonies,
Seamus MacFerran
Produced by Jack McGeagh
From Cookstown, Co. Tyrone

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Kelly
Songs By:
Bridie Ward
Accordion:
Kenny Thompson
Produced By:
Jack McGeagh

Regional Variations (4)

Air Space: a radio correspondence column. Editor, Charles Brewer.

BBC Home Service West

Farm Diary. Three speakers discuss grassland research at Castle Archdale

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' Teulu'r Siop Ymweliad arall a Siop y Bont a phentref Llanfwynach.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Episode 16
Script by Godfrey Harrison
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Paul Fenoulhet Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Script By:
Godfrey Harrison
Conducted By:
Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By:
Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss:
George Cole
Anne Fellows:
Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows:
Colin Gordon
Penny Gay:
Petula Clark
Mrs Griffin:
Gladys Henson
Psyche, the dog:
Percy Edwards

Five discussions on questions facing trade unionists today
S-Rival Unions
Walter Long
A member of the Electrical Trades Union from Sunderland
Albert Powell
A shop steward in the cotton spinning industry from Cheshire
Asa Briggs
Professor of Modern History in the University of Leeds, formerly Reader in Recent Social and Economic History in the University of Oxford

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Powell

Regional Variations (6)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Naturalists' Notebook: a new series of quarterly programmes, edited by Maxwell Knight. Speakers: Maxwell Knight, James Fisher. Peter Conder. Philip Lemasurier. R. Maxwell Savage, and H. V. Thompson.

BBC Home Service West

Present Indicative: magazine for new writing in Wales.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Questioning the Bible: fifth of a series of six programmes in which Christians face, in the light of modern scholarship, some of the questions with which the modern mind challenges the authority and relevance of the Bible.

BBC Home Service North

The Cross in the Midlands. Monthly magazine programme. Speakers: The Rt. Rev. L. M. Charles-Edwards; the Rev. J. A. D. Ridholls; the Headmaster of the Harris Church of England Secondary School, Rugby; the Rev. E. F. Bache: the Rev. William Neil. Introduced

BBC Home Service Midland

The first of two discussions between Christians and Humanists
Their aim is not to stage an argument for or against the tenets of Christian belief. It is rather to get the two sides to clarify the meaning of what they respectively reject or affirm.
Speakers in this discussion:
John Wren-Lewis a research scientist
H. J. Blackham
Editor of The Plain View
Nathaniel Micklem D.D. , former Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford
A. G. N. Flew
Professor of Philosophy at University
College of North Staffordshire

Contributors

Unknown:
John Wren-Lewis
Unknown:
H. J. Blackham
Unknown:
Nathaniel Micklem D.D.

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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