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SINGING TOGETHER, by William Appleby. Revision
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK. Unusual Jobs: Richard Burwood interviews people who have unusual jobs. (BBC recording)
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH. Excursion A Fontainebleau. Texte d'Emile Harven.
L'oncle Sylvestre a propose une petite excursion a Fontainebleau. On visitera Ie chateau, puis on fera une promenade en foret et on pique-niquera.

Contributors

Unknown:
William Appleby.
Unknown:
Richard Burwood

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh Schools. Byw yn y Wlad.

BBC Home Service Welsh

PEOPLE, PLACES. AND THINGS. The StOry of Grisel Hume. The last in the group of true stories from British history. Script by Ralph Whitlock
2.0 THE music box, by Gordon Rey nolds.
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS. 'The Telephone' : first of two talks by David Franklin on the opera by Gian-Carlo Menotti -
2.30 THE JACKSONS. Spring Cleaning. Script by D. J. Saint .
2.50 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS. The Birdcatcher, from ' Birds in a Village by W. H. Hudson

Contributors

Script By:
Ralph Whitlock
Unknown:
Gordon Rey
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Gian-Carlo Menotti
Script By:
D. J. Saint
Unknown:
W. H. Hudson

A sound recording of Sunday's television programme
The members:
Sir Eric James
Anthony Quinton
Alan Bullock
Dr. J. Bronowski
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
Produced by John Furness
Questions should be addressed to ' The Brains Trust,' BBC Television Centre, London, W.12.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Eric James
Unknown:
Anthony Quinton
Unknown:
Alan Bullock
Question-Master:
Dr. J. Bronowski
Question-Master:
Norman Fisher
Produced By:
John Furness

A programme of favourite operatic excerpts given by Patricia Bartlett (soprano)
Thomas Round (tenor)
BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
Introduced by Robert Irwin
Produced by Geoffrey Brand

Contributors

Soprano:
Patricia Bartlett
Tenor:
Thomas Round
Leader:
William Armon
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky
Introduced By:
Robert Irwin
Produced By:
Geoffrey Brand

For Listeners of Most Ages
' Polly and Oliver '
A serial play in six episodes by David Scott Daniell
The further adventures of a drummer boy of 150 years ago
5—'In High Society '
Produced by Graham Gauld
(: a new production of the serial broadcast in Feb. 1953)
5.30 Play Up!
Your own magazine programme of sports and games
This month's items include:
Players in Position
Sport in Other Lands
Coaching Corner
As I See It
Time Off
Introduced by Peter Cranmer Produced by Graham Gauld
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Unknown:
David Scott Daniell
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Introduced By:
Peter Cranmer
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Oliver Crow:
Warren Hearnden
Polly Trott:
Thelma Rogers
Sergeant Trott:
Deryck Guyler
Private Pilchard:
Denis Folwell
Colonel D'Armagnac:
Jean Driant
George Farquhar:
Geoffrey Lewis
Alan Heythrop:
Chris Gittins

Regional Variations (7)

News. sport.

BBC Home Service North

News.

BBC Home Service West

Scottish News.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

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

Regional Variations (2)

Yn y Senedd. Talk by Cledwyn Hughes. m.p.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Lawrence Glover (piano)
City of Belfast Orchestra
(Leader, Henry Tye )
Conductor, Maurice Miles
St. Patrick's Day programme
Before an invited audience in the Wellington Hall, Belfast

Contributors

Piano:
Lawrence Glover
Leader:
Belfast Orchestra
Leader:
Henry Tye
Conductor:
Maurice Miles

Regional Variations (5)

The Waking Countrvside. Spring, as seen by Brian Vesey-FitzGerald and seven other West Countrymen.

BBC Home Service West

As North (261 m.)

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

No Comment-discussion.

BBC Home Service Scottish

(261 m.) 'The Unfinished Battle': the story of Jarrow 'the town that was murdered.''

BBC Home Service North

A gallery of portraits in close-up of British individuals and their design for living today.
Stan Kelly, folk singer and mathematician, was born in Liverpool, educated at Cambridge, and now works in London. This is a story of skiffle and scouse, light blues and heavy ballads, told by his family and friends and illustrated with songs sung by himself. With Godfrey Whitehead (bass), Geoff Rose (accordion), John Smith (washboard), Leon Rosselson (guitar) with The Southerners
Narrated by Anthony White Produced by Sasha Moorsom

Contributors

Subject/Singer:
Stan Kelly
Bassist:
Godfrey Whitehead
Accordionist:
Geoff Rose
Washboard player:
John Smith
Guitarist:
Leon Rosselson
Narrator:
Anthony White
Produced By:
Sasha Moorsom

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 Charles Chilton

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:
Charles Chilton

Irene Worth with Norman Shelley and John Westbrook in 'SCANDAL
AT COVENTRY'
A new play for broadcasting by Clemence Dane
The music based on a theme by Richard Addinsell composed and conducted by Alan Paul
Production by Val Gielgud

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Worth
Unknown:
Norman Shelley
Unknown:
John Westbrook
Broadcasting By:
Clemence Dane
Unknown:
Richard Addinsell
Conducted By:
Alan Paul
Production By:
Val Gielgud
Godiva:
Irene Worth
Leofric:
Norman Shelley
Thomas of Whiteland:
John Westbrook
The Dowager Countess of Mercia:
Mary O'Farrell
Nurse:
Susan Richmond
Earl Thorold:
Glynn Edwards
Prior Aefic:
Baliol Holloway
John, the bailiff:
Arthur Young
Morgan, the clerk:
Arthur White
Town-crier:
Eric Anderson
Simon, the page:
Jean England

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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