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Regional Variations (2)

Service for Schools.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Prayer
Let us, with a gladsome mind (S.P.
12 and P. and H. 8. omitting vv. 4. 5. 7: C.H. 11, omitting vv. 5, 6, 7; BBC Supplement 12: Tune, Monkland)
Interlude: Abbe Pierre
Prayers: the Prayer of St. Richard; the Lord's Prayer
He who would valiant be (S.P. 515;
A. and M. 676; C.H. 576: P. and H. 122: Tune, Monks Gate)
Blessing

Regional Variations (2)

Schools. The Story of Wales.

BBC Home Service Welsh

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I. by Olive Rees
Repeated on Thursday at 9.55 a.m.
11.20 GENERAL science. Water. 10-Revision programme. Script by L. J. Lawler.
11.40 RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. What is Christian Education?-4, by W. A. C. Stewart , Professor of Education, University College of North Staffordshire.

Contributors

Unknown:
Olive Rees
Script By:
L. J. Lawler.
Unknown:
W. A. C. Stewart

Regional Variations (2)

Cricket. Glamorgan v. Derbyshire. Commentary from Swansea.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
E. Arnot Robertson and Frank Muir challenge
Nancy Spain and Denis Norden
Umpire, Jack Longland

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
E. Arnot Robertson
Unknown:
Frank Muir Challenge
Unknown:
Nancy Spain
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

STORIES AND RHYMES. The Tree of Charity ' by H.N. May
2.20 SENIOR ENGLISH ii. Two Stories by James Thurber : ' The Dog that Bit People ' and ' Snapshot of a Dog '
2.40 NATURE CALENDAR.
2.45 NATURE STUDY. 10-Nature Quiz. Script by Geoffrey Hall. (BBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown:
H.N. May
Stories By:
James Thurber
Script By:
Geoffrey Hall.

A message of comfort and cheer for all 'in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness, or any other adversity'
Stuart Hibberd introduces a talk by the Rev. Brian Hession
Listeners' letters are very welcome, as they give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd , c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W.I. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Introduces:
Stuart Hibberd
Unknown:
Rev. Brian Hession
Unknown:
Stuart Hibberd

Regional Variations (3)

Children's Hour. Castles on the Air-3. Kenilworth Castle.

BBC Home Service Midland

Awr y Plant.

BBC Home Service Welsh

A Nursery Sing-Song with Vi and Herbert
'Ding Dong Bell'
A story by Mary Cockett told by Patricia Norman
5.25 For Children of Most Ages
Nature Parliament
Your questions answered by the resident members - James Fisher, Peter Scott, and L. Hugh Newman - with Derek McCulIoch (Uncle Mac) in the chair

Contributors

Story By:
Mary Cockett
Told By:
Patricia Norman
Unknown:
James Fisher
Unknown:
Peter Scott
Unknown:
L. Hugh Newman
Unknown:
Derek McCulioch

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport.

BBC Home Service Midland

News. sport.

BBC Home Service North

News. sport.

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, sport. News in Welsh.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-up of events.

BBC Home Service West

News. sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

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

by Merfyn Turner
When a party of men, all lately released from prison, decided to spend the Whitsun holiday camping together, Mr. Turner was there to help them with their planning. They found the prospect of life in the open air fraught with problems-but the outing was a great success.

Contributors

Unknown:
Merfyn Turner

Regional Variations (4)

Visit to Fowey with Bernard Fishwick.

BBC Home Service West

Ymryson y Beirdd: competition between bards of Wales.

BBC Home Service Welsh

California, Here I Come

BBC Home Service Midland

with Ljuba Welitsch (soprano) and Heifetz (violin) on gramophone records
Overture, The Barber of Seville
(Rossini): London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Georg Solti
Violin Concerto (Brahms): Heifetz, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Reiner
Closing scene from Salome (Strauss):
Ljuba Welitsch, with Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conducted by Fritz Reiner
Valses nobles et sentimentales
(Ravel): L'Orchestre de la Suisse-Romande. conducted by Ernest Ansermet

Contributors

Conducted By:
Georg Solti
Conducted By:
Fritz Reiner
Conducted By:
Fritz Reiner
Conducted By:
Ernest Ansermet

The skin and the cosmetic industry; baldness, its cause, and the possibility of prevention or cure; the mind and the skin-in particular, the fact that some skin conditions reflect emotional stress and that mental events may produce visible marks on the skin
Written and produced by Nesta Pain

Contributors

Produced By:
Nesta Pain

Regional Variations (4)

Golf. Open Championship.

BBC Home Service Scottish

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

BBC Northern Orchestra.

BBC Home Service North

Peter Pears (tenor)
Benjamin Britten (piano)
The Purcell Singers
Conductor, Imogen Hoist with a short introduction recorded by Frank Howes
Programme recorded at a concert on May 20 in celebration of the Jubilee of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, at Cecil Sharp House, London.

Contributors

Tenor:
Peter Pears
Piano:
Benjamin Britten
Conductor:
Imogen Hoist
Unknown:
Frank Howes

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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