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Regional Variations (4)

Welsh Service for Schools

BBC Home Service Welsh

Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

Signpost: from the East Midlands.* Interlude

BBC Home Service Midland

MOLLY O'CONNELL BIANCONI tells how, from a small beginning, her great-grand-father created a vast network of public transport in Ireland.
' (The recorded broadcast of August 3)

Contributors

Unknown:
Molly O'Connell Bianconi

Regional Variations (4)

The Farmer

BBC Home Service West

Farming and Fishing News

BBC Home Service Scottish

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland

An agricultural weekly
Richard Gregory , who farms near Taunton, Somerset, describes how he attains a high output from thirty acres of fand
M. C. Morgan talks about his visit to the World Poultry Congress in Mexico City
News commentary by Lawrence Easterbrook
Chairman, Alastair Dunnett

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Gregory
Talks:
M. C. Morgan
Commentary By:
Lawrence Easterbrook
Unknown:
Alastair Dunnett

A novel by Margery Sharp
Dramatised as a radio serial in eight parts by Thea Holme
1-Love in Idleness
Produced by Wilfrid Grantham
(The recorded broadcast of February 9 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Novel By:
Margery Sharp
Unknown:
Thea Holme
Produced By:
Wilfrid Grantham
Narrator:
Joan Matheson
Henry Lambert:
Denis Goacher
Publican:
Arthur Young
The Blazer:
Betty Baskcomb
The Old'un:
John Ruddock
Mrs Culver:
Janet Burnell
Adelaide Culver:
Peggy Cameron
Mrs Hambro:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Alice Hambro:
Rosamund Greenwood
Miss Yates:
Kathleen Helme
Jimmie Hambro:
V Winter
Mrs Orton:
Hester Paton Brown

LET'S JOIN IN... The Big Cat and the Little Cat ' by Diana Ross
2.20 ADVENTURES IN MUSIC. Crown Imperial: an illustrated talk by Dennis Davenport on the March by Sir William Walton.
2.40 MODERN HISTORY. Lord Haig and the War in France. Script by Bruce Stewart

Contributors

Unknown:
Diana Ross
Talk By:
Dennis Davenport
Unknown:
William Walton.
Script By:
Bruce Stewart

by John Arkwright
(s)
Plays produced by Peggy Wells

Contributors

Unknown:
John Arkwright
Produced By:
Peggy Wells
Mrs Frisby:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Edie:
June Tobin
Monica:
Hilda Schroder
George:
Baliol Holloway
Mr Wherry:
Ronald Baddiley
Pools agent:
John Scott
Journalist:
Hugh Manning
Postman:
John Bennett
Treasury official:
David March

from Manchester Cathedral
0 pray for the peace of Jerusalem
(Blow)
Sentence: Confession; Absolution Versicies and Responses (Smith) Psalms 6, 7, 8
First Lesson: 1 Samuel 16, vv. 1-23 The eternal gifts (BBC H.B. 234) Magnificat (Blow in G)
Second Lesson: St. John 18. vv. 28-40 Nunc dimittis (Blow in G)
Creed: Lesser Litany; Collects Salvator mundi (Blow) Prayers; The Grace
Organist and Master of the Choristers,
Allan Wicks

Contributors

Unknown:
Allan Wicks

My Philosophy of Pain: Geoffrey Lapage offers his own testimony
The Smug Family: Kathleen Nesbitt returns with some more stories of her Yorkshire childhood.
Presented by Douglas Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Lapage
Unknown:
Kathleen Nesbitt
Presented By:
Douglas Smith

For Children of Most Ages
' The Merry-Makers'
Another of the adventures of Samuel Poppleton by Margaret Potter
Production by Trevor Hill
The action of the play is set in France in the year 1912
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Abbot of Downside
1 — Vocation

Contributors

Unknown:
Samuel Poppleton
Unknown:
Margaret Potter
Production By:
Trevor Hill
Old Samuel Poppleton, the antique dealer:
Herbert Smith
The two children: Elizabeth:
Sian Davis
The two children: Peter:
Alan Bradley
Philip Jenkinson:
Sam,a Youth
Pietro, his chum:
John Kitching
Captain John Doyle, skipper of the' Saucy Jane:
Fred Fairclough
Edwards, the mate:
Tom Coyne
Newman:
Leonard Wiiliams
M Camille Sarthou:
Leonard Williams
Maurice Benoit, of the Paris Sûreté:
Geoffrey Matthews
Paul Dubois, a gardener at the chateau:
Martin Starkie
Jean Baptiste, the gate-keeper:
Herbert Smith
A concierge:
Madeleine Vacher

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport

BBC Home Service North

News. sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, sport

BBC Home Service Midland

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

6.15 Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's sport
6.35 Fred Streeter Advises
A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Streeter

Regional Variations (4)

Ulster Farm

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Alistair McHarg requests The Pleasure of Your Company: with Barbara Leigh; BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Cotswold Players; Kenneth Tudor (baritone)

BBC Home Service Midland

Rex Palmer introduces portraits in sound of famous broadcasting personalities compiled from the BBC library of recordings
A. J. Alan
Produced by John Powell
(The recorded broadcast of August 5)

Contributors

Introduces:
Rex Palmer
Unknown:
A. J. Alan
Produced By:
John Powell

A new series oi' five-round contests between
London and the Regions
London r. Wales
ROUND 1
London:
Cedric Cliffe , Hubert Phillips
Quiz-Master,
Lionel Hale Wales :
T. I. Ellis , Wyn Griffith
Quiz-Master, Gilbert Harding

Contributors

Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Hubert Phillips
Unknown:
Lionel Hale Wales
Unknown:
T. I. Ellis
Unknown:
Wyn Griffith
Unknown:
Gilbert Harding

The bust of Nelson surmounts the doorway of the Board Room at the Admiralty
A portrait of the man and the admiral to commemorate the bicentenary of his birth on September 29, 1758 : drawn from opinions and accounts of contemporaries and from his own letters, conversations, and narratives
Script by David Woodward
Production by Maurice Brown with Austin Trevor ,John Ruddock
Raf de la Torre. Malcolm Graeme
Noel Dryden , Philip Ray
Geoffrey Wincott. Donald Bisset
Clifford Buckton , Eric Lugg
Anthony Shaw. Peter Augustine
Patricia Brent , Marjorie Mars
Narrator, Denis McCarthy
(: a new production of the programme first broadcast in October 1953)

Contributors

Script By:
David Woodward
Production By:
Maurice Brown
Unknown:
Austin Trevor
Unknown:
John Ruddock
Unknown:
Raf de la Torre.
Unknown:
Malcolm Graeme
Unknown:
Noel Dryden
Unknown:
Philip Ray
Unknown:
Geoffrey Wincott.
Unknown:
Donald Bisset
Unknown:
Clifford Buckton
Unknown:
Eric Lugg
Unknown:
Anthony Shaw.
Unknown:
Peter Augustine
Unknown:
Patricia Brent
Narrator:
Marjorie Mars
Narrator:
Denis McCarthy

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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