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SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby
11.20 the world OF WORK.The Young Worker's Budget: Herbert Hunter talks with young people about how they spend their wages. (BBC recording)
11.40 intermediate French.Jean-Pierre achete une motocyclette. Texte d'Emile Harven
Depuis longtemps deja, Jean-Pierre Bain forme le projet de s'acheter une motocyclette. Petit a petit, il a economise la somme necessaire. Le moment est venu de réaliser son reve.

Contributors

Unknown:
William Appleby
Talks:
Herbert Hunter
Unknown:
Emile Harven
Unknown:
Jean-Pierre Bain

Regional Variations (2)

Cricket. Northamptonshire v.West Indies: commentaries by John Arlott and Kenneth Ablack.

BBC Home Service Midland

in which he plays his choice of records and includes the choice of a record-making sports personality
This week: the England and Surrey Cricket Captain, Peter May

BBC Revue Orchestra (Leader. Antony Gilbert )
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz with The Don Harper Quartet
Don Rennie , Miriam Karlin
Lorrae Desmond , Michael Howard
Presented by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Leader:
Antony Gilbert
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Unknown:
Don Harper
Unknown:
Don Rennie
Unknown:
Miriam Karlin
Unknown:
Lorrae Desmond
Unknown:
Michael Howard
Presented By:
Bill Worsley

Regional Variations (3)

Cricket :-further commentary.

BBC Home Service Midland

DESERT ISLAND DISCS

BBC Home Service Basic

Desert Island Discs

David Attenborough

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Home Service Basic

Roy Plomley's castaway is naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest:
David Attenborough

THE music BOX, by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. Strings and Visitors: an illustrated talk by Norman Hearn
2 30 the JACKSON. Food from the Garden. Script by Garry Lyle. (BBC recording)
2.50 prose and verse READING. ' Eggbert,' from ' The Drunken Forest' by Gerald Durrell

Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Talk By:
Norman Hearn
Script By:
Garry Lyle.
Unknown:
Gerald Durrell

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour: news from Chester Zoo: records for children in hospital: story.

BBC Home Service North

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

For Children of Most Ages
' Loudly Sing Cuckoo'
A Cornish legend dramatised by Irene Hall
Violinist, Sydney Jeffery
Produced by Mollie Austin
5.30 For Older Children
Now Showing in London
A review by Eric Gillett of some of the new films and plays
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Dramatised By:
Irene Hall
Violinist:
Sydney Jeffery
Produced By:
Mollie Austin
Review By:
Eric Gillett
Narrator:
Basil Jones
Billy Dando:
Douglas Leach
Josiah Bodinner:
Denis Raymond
William John Curnow:
Bernard Fishwick
Phemia Runnalls:
Ruby Luscombe
Jamsie Runnalls:
J Barrie
Catherine Couch:
Irene Hoh
Annie Maria Couch:
Pat Pleasance
Mary Ann Stevens:
Genefer Elliot
Grandaddy Penaluna:
George Holloway
Miss Flora Fandango:
Kathleen Helme

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. sport.

BBC Home Service West

News. sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, sport.

BBC Home Service North

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

A programme for listeners in the South-East of England
6.15 Local news followed by Reports and comments
6.37 app. London Stock Market report

Regional Variations (2)

Y Diwylliant Dirget: Welsh talk by Cedric Maby

BBC Home Service Welsh

by Cyril Ray
4-Kew Gardens
In London-or within half a day's journey of London-there are countless places worth a visit. Cyril Ray gives his personal impressions of some of them, in the hope that listeners will find them as amusing and attractive as he did.

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Ray
Unknown:
Cyril Ray

Regional Variations (4)

Donald Cairns (baritone): Mayfair Choral Society; Denis Forsythe (harmonica): BBC Northern Ireland Light Orchestra. conductor. David Curry

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Prologue and Act I of ' Mefistofele ' by Arrigo Boito. Welsh National Opera Chorus: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. conductor. Warwick Braithwaite.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Music in Limelight: stories from the theatres of the West Country. Margot Andersen (soprano); Frederick Harvey (baritone); the Bristol Light Opera Club Chorus: BBC West of England Light Orchestra.

BBC Home Service West

Franck
Symphony in D minor (1888)
Lenlo-Allegro non troppo;
Allegretto; Allegro non troppo played by the BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead )
Conductor, John Hopkins
The introduction includes a performance of Franck's ' Les Eolides ' (1876). The Symphony begins at 7.20 app. Before an invited audience in the Champness Hall, Rochdate

Contributors

Leader:
Reginald Stead
Conductor:
John Hopkins

Regional Variations (3)

Royal Scottish Academy: annual exhibition reviewed by Stephen Bone.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Dear to my Heart. Speaker. Eric Siepmann.

BBC Home Service West

The second of two talks on Mediterranean islands by Ernie Bradford
In this talk Mr. Bradford describes the island of Levanzo, off the Sicilian coast, and the little-known cave drawings he found there.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ernie Bradford

Regional Variations (2)

Presenting Petula Clark.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A magazine programme introducing
Bill Kerr with a few observations
Julian Bream the distinguished guitarist in 'Music Page'
Larry Forrester presenting a real-life feature
' Chance in a Million'
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
The men of the moment
Eric Barker with Pearl Hackney
' Carrying On '
The Bill Shepherd Singera
BBC Revue Orchestra
Conductor, Harry Rabinowitz
Produced by Pat Dixon

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Kerr
Unknown:
Julian Bream
Unknown:
Larry Forrester
Unknown:
Michael Flanders
Unknown:
Donald Swann
Unknown:
Eric Barker
Unknown:
Pearl Hackney
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By:
Pat Dixon

A novel by Claude Houghton
Adapted for broadcasting by Wilfrid Grantham
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham

Contributors

Novel By:
Claude Houghton
Broadcasting By:
Wilfrid Grantham
Produced By:
Wilfrid Grantham
James Wrexham:
Hugh Burden
Pauline Mandeville:
Clare Austin
Francesca Bellamy:
June Tobin
Andrew Middleton:
Peter Howell
Walter Winkworth:
Ronald Simpson
Anthony Rivers:
David Enders
Denvers:
John Gabriel
Matthews:
Molly Rankin

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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