Programme Index

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Regional Variations (2)

West of England News.

BBC Home Service West

Cyril Stapleton and his Show Band
David Jacobs and the Stargazers
The Adam Singers, Harold Smart
Marie Benson , Michael Desmond
Produced by John Browell

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Stapleton
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Singers:
Harold Smart
Singers:
Marie Benson
Unknown:
Michael Desmond
Produced By:
John Browell

Year of the Festival
Written and compiled by Leslie Baily
Gaiety and controversy at the -Festival; The Stone of Scone; Princess Elizabeth visits Canada; Opening of the Festival Hall; Churchill returns to No. 10; Illness of King George VI; Christopher Chataway-a young man's view of the year; Basil Spence-the significance of the new Coventry Cathedral; Audrey Russell—a tour of the South Bank Exhibition.
The recorded voices of King George VI, Princess Elizabeth, The Duke of Edinburgh, President Truman. Lord Woolton, Mr. Clement Attlee, Mr. Herbert Morrison, and many distinguished speakers, artists, and commentators of the year
Pages turned by Freddy Grisewood
Production by Vernon Harris

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Baily
Turned By:
Freddy Grisewood
Production By:
Vernon Harris

Regional Variations (5)

An Interlude.

BBC Home Service North

Concerto for three harpsichords in C (Bach): records.

BBC Home Service Scottish

As Midland.

BBC Home Service West

Rugby Football: Warwick-shire v. Cornwall. Interlude.

BBC Home Service Midland

(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie ) Conducted by Colin Davis

Contributors

Leader:
J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By:
Colin Davis

by Nina Barrett
Nina Barrett lost her sight when she was only a few months old. This has never deterred her from earning her living-she has had a variety of jobs. Now she is raising chickcns-with some help from her guide-dog, Laddie-and describes how, between them, they cope with the three cockerels and their forty-five wives.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nina Barrett

For Younger Listeners
' The Adventures of Clara Chuff'
' The Case of the Crying Baby '
Produced by May Jenkin
5.25 For Older Children
' Want to Be ... '
A series of programmes about careers for boys and girls
6-A Civil Airline Pilot
Written by Alastair Dunnett
Produced by John Lane

Contributors

Produced By:
May Jenkin
Written By:
Alastair Dunnett
Produced By:
John Lane
Pinkie:
Barbara Leigh Hunt
Peter:
John Richards
Forty-Fifty:
Hedley Goodall
Policeman:
Hedley Goodall
Clara Chuff:
Marian Glyn-Evans
Edward Updown, a Silly Signal:
Johnny Morris
Caroline, the Camper's Coach:
Mollie Tapper
Bert Smith:
Harry Carter
Edie Smith:
Kathleen Hilditch

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Sports Results. bulletin.

BBC Home Service West

News.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News.

BBC Home Service North

News.

BBC Home Service Midland

Sport (As West).

BBC Home Service Welsh

Sports Session
Today's programme includes:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results
Association Football
Clifford Webb reviews the afternoon's football and introduces eye-witness accounts by reporters who attended matches that have special significance in South-East England
Minor Leagues
Results of matches played by south-eastern clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian, Kent. and Southern Leagues
6.30 app. Rugby Union
Results of important games and special reports and comments on selected matches in which clubs in South-East England are concerned
Comment in Sport
Well-known sports personalities in South-East England express their views on- affairs of the moment
Introduced by Harry Carpenter

Contributors

Unknown:
Clifford Webb
Introduced By:
Harry Carpenter

Regional Variations (2)

Sports Medley.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
James Durban (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes Marine Fourstep; Waltz: Tango Scintilla; Gainsborough Waltz ; La Mascotte; Bradford Barn Dance: Viennese Waltz

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Baritone:
James Durban
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Eric Arden
Unknown:
Gainsborough Waltz

Regional Variations (3)

Ulster Songs and Ballads. Eileen Ervine; Havelock Nelson (piano); John Hughes (songs with guitar)

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

'Teulu'r Mans': serial.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Interesting people who are
In Town Tonight
Interviewed by John Ellison and Pauline Tooth
Edited and produced by,Peter Duncan

Contributors

Interviewed By:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Pauline Tooth
Produced By:
Peter Duncan

presenting
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
With
Bill Waddington , James Johnston
Ronnie Barker , Patricia Hayes
Valerie Tryon , Joyce Gartside
Elsie Waters and Doris Waters
The George Mitchell Choir
BBC Variety Orchestra
(Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Continuity and Ted Ray 's sketch by Terry Nation and John Junkin
' Pocket Theatre ' written by Jeremy Bullmore
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston
Tickets for this programme, which is recorded on Sundays at 3.45 p.m., may be obtained by writing to [address removed], enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown:
Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown:
Jack Hulbert
Unknown:
Bill Waddington
Unknown:
James Johnston
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Valerie Tryon
Unknown:
Joyce Gartside
Unknown:
Elsie Waters
Unknown:
Doris Waters
Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
John Junkin
Written By:
Jeremy Bullmore
Produced By:
Alastair Scott-Johnston

by Georgette Heyer
Adapted for broadcasting by Cyril Wentzel
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Norman Wright

Contributors

Unknown:
Georgette Heyer
Unknown:
Dy Cyril Wentzel
Produced By:
Norman Wright
Mrs Stapie:
Una Venning
John Staple:
Denis Goacher
Ben:
Brian Smith
Joseph:
John Graham
Nell Stornaway:
June Tobin
Coate:
Trevor Martin
Henry Stornaway:
Lionel Gamlin
Winkfield:
Will Leighton
Gabriel Stogumber:
Stephen Jack
Sir Peter Stornaway:
Baliol Holloway
Chirk:
Brian Haines

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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