Programme Index

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Prayer
Now thank we all our God (S.P. 350;
A. and M. 379; C.H. 29; P. and H. 25; Tune, Nun danket)
Interlude: 'The Resurrection of Jesus'
Prayers; the Prayer of Thanksgiving; the Lord's Prayer
The strife is o'er (S.P. 147; A. and M. 135; C.H. 122. omitting v. 4; P. and H. 73: Tune. Victory)
Blessing

Regional Variations (2)

Schools: Welsh rhyme and song.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Interval Music
10.0 EARLY STAGES IN FRENCH. A programme in simple French in which listeners are invited to take an active part. Seine: La gare de Belfort. Script by Arnold J. Henschel. (BBC recording)
In today's programme listeners are introduced to Pierre, who is on his way to Montbeliard, where he is going to stay with his godmother.

Regional Variations (2)

Schools: The Story of Wales. Iron and Steel-I.

BBC Home Service Welsh

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT i, by Olive Rees
11.20 GENERAL science. Building. 1— Animals Use Plants to Build, by L. Harrison MatthewsD.SC., F.R.S , . (BBC recording)
11.40 RELIGIONAND PHILOSOPHY. Science and Religion. The first of three talks by C. A. Coulson. F.R.S., Rouse Ball Professor of Applied Mathematics. University of Oxford. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown:
Olive Rees
Unknown:
L. Harrison Matthewsd.Sc., F.R.S
Unknown:
C. A. Coulson.

from a factory in Watford, Herts with Reggie Dennis , Martin Lukins
Robert Moreton , The Stargazers
James Moody (piano) Bert Weedon (guitar) Max Abrams (drums)
Presented by Bill Gates

Contributors

Unknown:
Reggie Dennis
Unknown:
Martin Lukins
Unknown:
Robert Moreton
Piano:
James Moody
Guitar:
Bert Weedon
Guitar:
Max Abrams
Presented By:
Bill Gates

Regional Variations (2)

Cricket: further commentary.

BBC Home Service Midland

A spontaneous discussion by A. G. Street , Frank Byers
Jennie Lee, M.P. ,
The Rt. Hon. Walter Elliot M.P. , ,
Question-Master, Freddy Grisewood
From a factory in Salisbury

Contributors

Unknown:
A. G. Street
Unknown:
Frank Byers
Unknown:
Jennie Lee, M.P.
Question-Master:
Rt. Hon. Walter Elliot M.P.
Question-Master:
Freddy Grisewood

STORIES AND RHYMES. Peppercorn a Yugoslav folk-tale, retold for broadcasting by Nada Prodanovic
2.20 POETS AND POETRY. John Keats : shorter poems. Robert Gittings talks about ' To my brother George.' ' Megr Merrilies.' and ' La Belle Dame sans Merci.'
2.40 NATURE CALENDAR.
2.45 NATURE STUDY. Creatures that Live in Ponds - 1. Script by F. R. Elwell.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nada Prodanovic
Unknown:
John Keats
Talks:
Robert Gittings
Script By:
F. R. Elwell.

by Beatrice Curtis Brown
Born in England of American parents who had settled here, Miss Curtis Brown shows how the difference in customs between middle-class families of the two countries has given her a lifelong feeling of ' being different.'

Contributors

Unknown:
Beatrice Curtis Brown
Unknown:
Miss Curtis Brown

Regional Variations (5)

Awr Y Plant. Welsh story and regional round.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Children's Hour: talk; news bulletin.

BBC Home Service North

Children: Ulster Magazine

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Children's Hour: tunes and songs for the month of May.

BBC Home Service Midland

For Younger Listeners
'Once Upon a Time
Stories from
'The Yellow Fairy Book' collected by Andrew Lang
3—' The Dragon and his Grandmother' told by David and ' The Iron Stove ' told by Jo
5.25 For Children of Most Ages
Nature Parliament
Your questions answered by the resident members James Fisher , L. Hugh Newman , and Peter Scott with Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac) in the chair

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Lang
Unknown:
James Fisher
Unknown:
L. Hugh Newman
Unknown:
Peter Scott
Unknown:
Derek McCulloch

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News. sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News, sport.

BBC Home Service North

News. sport.

BBC Home Service West

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)

Random recollections by Jack House with musical illustrations.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A musical Irish blend with The Four Ramblers
Rita Williams , Malcolm McKeown and the Light Orchestra
(Leader. William Mclnulty ) Conductor, David Curry
Produced by Sam Denton

Contributors

Unknown:
Rita Williams
Unknown:
Malcolm McKeown
Leader:
William McLnulty
Conductor:
David Curry
Produced By:
Sam Denton

Regional Variations (5)

Up Against It: quiz.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

'Family Man': play by Mark Bevan.

BBC Home Service Midland

Findlay Memorial Lecture by Lord Tweedsmuir.

BBC Home Service Welsh

On Holiday: discussion. 2: The Dorset Coast.

BBC Home Service West

by William Simpson
The book adapted by Michael Barsley
In May 1940 William Simpson crashed in his bomber in Luxembourg, and was badly burned. This is the story of his return to life.
Produced by Alan Burgess
(The recorded broadcast of Sept. 11)

Contributors

Unknown:
William Simpson
Adapted By:
Michael Barsley
Unknown:
William Simpson
Produced By:
Alan Burgess

Regional Variations (2)

Scottish Life and Letters: miscellany.

BBC Home Service Scottish

A panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
Pamela Frankau and Frank Muir challenge
Nancy Spain and Ted Kavanagh
In the umpire's chair,
John Arlott

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Pamela Frankau
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Nancy Spain
Unknown:
Ted Kavanagh
Unknown:
John Arlott

Regional Variations (5)

Enthronement of the Bishop of Bangor: recordings.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Gaelic talk about crofting.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Choral music by West-Country composers. BBC West of England Singers, conductor. Reginald Redman.

BBC Home Service West

Gateway in the North: life and work in Londonderry.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The London Cantata Ensemble:
Use Wolf (soprano) Jurgen Hess (violin) Ruth Fourmy (violin)
Desmond Dupre (viola da gamba)
Anthony Milner (harpsichord)

Contributors

Violin:
Jurgen Hess
Violin:
Ruth Fourmy
Viola:
Desmond Dupre
Harpsichord:
Anthony Milner

Regional Variations (2)

The Cross in the Midlands: a monthly magazine programme of Christian interest.

BBC Home Service Midland

Work in P rogress
Charles Thomas discusses recent activity in northern Britain
The speakers:
R. W. Feachem on a new archaeological survey of Scotland
Elizabeth Burley on the Island of lona, off Western Argyllshire
Brian Hope-Taylor on the Saxon palace at Yeavering, in Northumberland
Alistair Maclaren on a Viking settlement on South Uist, in the Hebrides
George Jobey on a Dark Age fort at Hucklow. near Newcastle upon Tyne

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Thomas
Unknown:
R. W. Feachem
Unknown:
Elizabeth Burley
Unknown:
Brian Hope-Taylor
Unknown:
Alistair MacLaren
Unknown:
George Jobey

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.

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More