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BBC Home Service West

by Marjorie Brough
Some years ago Marjorie Brough , an enthusiastic gardener, had an opportunity of travelling to Greece in search of a rare, almost legendary flower, Jankaea Heldreichii , which had been known to grow behind a monastery on Mount Olympus.

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Brough
Unknown:
Marjorie Brough
Unknown:
Jankaea Heldreichii

RHYTHM AND MELODY, by Gladys Whitred.
11.20 GEOGRAPHY. India and Pakistan: an Indian School. Script by John Seymour.
11.40' INTERMEDIATE GERMAN: ' Ausflug mit dem Motorroller'. '. Der Ausflug soll eine Uberraschungsfahrt fur Erika sein, wird aber eine Uberraschungsfahrt fur beide Geschwister. Manuskript von Hilde-Maria Kraus. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Whitred.
Script By:
John Seymour.
Unknown:
Hilde-Maria Kraus.

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' At the Luscombes.'

BBC Home Service West

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist:
James Durban (baritone)
Programme introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies:
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes: Marine Fourstep: Waltz; Tango Scintilla; Royal Saunter; Gainsborough Waltz ; La Mascotte; Oriental Mazurka; 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

ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH.' The Honey Siege ' by Gil Buhet. Script by Silvia Goodall. 2-In the Castle
2.20 SCIENCE AND the COMMUNITY. Science in the Home. 2-Lighting. Script by Maurice Whitbread
2.40 STORIES FROM BRITISH HISTORY. Henry Kelsey and the Hudson's Bay Company. Script by A. L. Lloyd

Contributors

Unknown:
Gil Buhet.
Script By:
Silvia Goodall.
Script By:
Maurice Whitbread
Unknown:
Henry Kelsey
Script By:
A. L. Lloyd

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Dromara Pipe Band.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

by Gerald Durrell
6-Animal Inventors
Many of the inventions that have been discovered in recent years derive in fact from principles that animals have also been using for generations. Bats employ a system of radar; hunting wasps administer local anaesthetics; and a species of spider has a Jiving bell under water like a stationary submarine.

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Durrell

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Children's Hour. ' A Climbing Afternoon.' a story, and some young artists from Londonderry.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

For Younger Listeners
' The Magic Ointment '
A play by Marguerite Francis based on a Welsh fairy tale
Production by Evelyn Williams
5.25 For Children of Most Ages
' Peter and the Wolf by Serge Prokofiev
A musical tale for children
Igor Markevitch conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra
Narrator, Wilfred Pickles on a gramophone record

Contributors

Play By:
Marguerite Francis
Production By:
Evelyn Williams
Unknown:
Serge Prokofiev
Unknown:
Igor Markevitch
Narrator:
Wilfred Pickles
Storyteller:
Angela Day
John, the farmer:
Charles Williams
Mari:
Nesta Harris
Eirlys:
Sheila Huw Jones
Uralne:
Michael Dennis
Elin:
Megan Rees
Arianwen:
Blodwen Evans Jones
Dafydd:
Die Hughes

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News, sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Sport.

BBC Home Service North

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport. News in Welsh.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News.

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
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

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Farm Forum from Biggar.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Aelwyd Y Gan. Welsh songs.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Recalling historic performances in the theatres of the world
First Nights in Milan including music from ' Pagliacet
' Nabucco ' and ' Turandot '
Heather Harper (soprano)
Charles Craig (tenor)
Denis Dowling (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(trained by Alan G. Melville ) and BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Written by Robert Irwin
Introduced by Roy Williams
Produced by Edward Nash

Contributors

Soprano:
Heather Harper
Tenor:
Charles Craig
Baritone:
Denis Dowling
Unknown:
Alan G. Melville
Leader:
William Armon
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky
Written By:
Robert Irwin
Introduced By:
Roy Williams
Produced By:
Edward Nash

A comedy by Edward Hyams
Production by Frederick Bradnum

Contributors

Comedy By:
Edward Hyams
Production By:
Frederick Bradnum
Valerie Smith:
Margaret Butt
Inspector Drone:
David March
Mr Oldroyd:
John Graham
Constable Hicks:
John Graham
Mrs Oldroyd:
Marion Jennings
Mr Baston:
Frederick Treves
Mrs Orme:
Ella Milne
Myrtle Orme:
June Tobin
Sergeant Blake:
Victor Platt

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Nocturne

BBC Home Service North

Music Room: Intimate Music Group.

BBC Home Service Midland

Recital of Gaelic Songs: James Scoular (tenor).

BBC Home Service Scottish

A presentation of music for strings and voices with the String Orchestra
BBC Studio Choir and featuring Max Jaffa
Music arranged and conducted by Ronald Binge
Introduced by Joy Worth
Produced by James Dufour

Contributors

Introduced By:
Joy Worth
Produced By:
James Dufour

Regional Variations (2)

News Review in Gaelic.

BBC Home Service Scottish

The predicament of people who are called to live as Christians in a society which, though secular, is still shot through with diffused Christianity
A series of talks for Lent by Gordon Rupp
Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of Manchester
2: A Priesthood of-Unbelievers?
A description of our world and its idolatries-created partly by the sins of the churches—under the judgment and the grace of God

Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Rupp

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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