Programme Index

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RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. Africa. By Car Across the Sahara. Script by Geoffrey D. Holiday.
11.40 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN: ' Weihnachtseinkäufe.Weihnachtsgeschenke sind immer ein Problem. Die Mitglieder der Familie Meyer werden versuchen. dieses Problem zu losen: jeder glaubt, auf seine Art die Losung gefunden zu haben. Manuskript von Hilde-Maria Kraus.

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Whitred
Script By:
Geoffrey D. Holiday.

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH. ' The Borrowers Afield ' by Mary Norton. adapted by Philippa Pearce. 3-' The Caravan '
2.20 HISTORY i. ' Owen Glendower. ' Script by Mervyn Jones
2.40 SCIENCE AND THE COMMUNITY. The Fight Against Germs. 11 — Germs and the Surgeon. Script by Robert Kemp

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Norton.
Adapted By:
Philippa Pearce.
Unknown:
Owen Glendower.
Script By:
Mervyn Jones
Script By:
Robert Kemp

by Hugh Walpole
Adapted for broadcasting by H. Oldfield Box
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Walpole
Broadcasting By:
H. Oldfield
Produced By:
Wilfrid Grantham
Fanny Carlisle:
Barbara Couper
Charles Carlisle, her husband:
Martin Lewis
Grace, her sister:
Hester Paton Brown
Nell, her daughter:
Elizabeth Henson
Romney her elder son:
Denis Goacher
Edward, her younger son:
Glyn Dearman
Captain Nicholas, her brother:
Alan Wheatley
Lizzie, his daughter:
Sulwen Morgan
Janet:
Ella Milne
Abet Mandez:
Manning Wilson
Antique dealer:
Morris Sweden
Mrs Ransom:
Margaret Young
Narrator:
Simon Lack

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour. Wandering with Nomad.

BBC Home Service North

Children's Hour. ' The Deer ': story. News talk. Carrickfergus Linnits Junior Choir.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

For Children of Most Ages
'The Boy
Who Wouldn't Eat His Porridge '
A programme by Grace Williams telling the story of the Danish ballet ' Fool's Paradise ' with records of the music by Knudaage Riisager
Production by Lorraine Davies
5.30 When I Grow Up
A new parlour game in which schoolchildren challenge Peggy, Norman Painting , and F. R. Buckley to guess which careers they have chosen
Chairman,Peter West
Devised and produced by Graham Gauld

Contributors

Programme By:
Grace Williams
Music By:
Knudaage Riisager
Production By:
Lorraine Davies
Unknown:
Norman Painting
Unknown:
F. R. Buckley
Unknown:
Peter West
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
The storyteller:
John Darran
Erik:
Neil Ashton
His mother:
Vera McGregor
The King:
Michael C Browne
The Coachman:
Michael Aspet

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News. sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. sport.

BBC Home Service West

News. sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, sport.

BBC Home Service North

A programme for listeners in the South-East of England
6.15 Local news
6.25 Today's sport
6.30 Reports and comments

Regional Variations (5)

Farm Forum.

BBC Home Service Scottish

'Mr. Travers' Nightmare': play by H. A. Wrenn.

BBC Home Service Midland

Pridd. Praidd a Phobl: Welsh farming programme.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Ulster Farm.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A weekly programme about work in the world of science
Hidden Pigments by T. W. Goodwin Ph.D. ,
Department of Biochemistry,
University of Liverpool
During the past month trees have changed from green to the yellows and reds of autumn. Dr. Goodwin explains that the autumn colours were in fact there all the time but were hidden by green chlorophyll; also that the hidden pigments play important roles in plant life.

Contributors

Unknown:
T. W. Goodwin Ph.D.

Regional Variations (4)

'A Somerset Brew': comic opera. Libretto by Lionel Crawhall; music by Michael Vickers.* -10.30 Good Night!: records.

BBC Home Service West

It's Spring Again

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Helen Watts (contralto)
The Jacobean Ensemble:
Neville Marriner (violin)
Peter Gibbs (violin)
Desmond Dupre (bass viol)
Thurston Dart
(organ and harpsichord)
Before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London. Tickets may be obtained from Ticket Unit, Broadcasting House. London, W.l

Contributors

Contralto:
Helen Watts
Violin:
Neville Marriner
Violin:
Peter Gibbs
Bass:
Desmond Dupre
Unknown:
Thurston Dart

with Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe , Spike Milligan
The Ray Ellington Quartet
Max Geldray
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Announcer, Wallace Greenslade
Script by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens
Production by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Sellers
Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Spike Milligan
Unknown:
Max Geldray
Conducted By:
Wally Stott
Announcer:
Wallace Greenslade
Script By:
Spike Milligan
Script By:
Larry Stephens
Production By:
Pat Dixon

Regional Variations (3)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

'The Fifty-One Society. Members' Night: discussion.

BBC Home Service North

A monthly programme in which radio is used to link speakers in London and other world centres to exchange views on important issues of common interest
Chairman in London,
Robert McKenzie
As most of these issues are topical they, and the names of the speakers, will be announced shortly before each broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert McKenzie

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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