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William Parsons (baritone), Frederick Stone (piano), John Davies (clarinet), Else Cross (piano)
Songs of a Wayfarer:
Memory; When daffodils begin to peer; English May; I was not sorrowful; I will walk on the earth
Fantasy-Sonata for clarinet and piano
Songs: I have twelve oxen; Sea fever; Hope the hornblower
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Baritone:
William Parsons
Pianist:
Frederick Stone
Clarinettist:
John Davies
Pianist:
Else Cross

Regional Variations (2)

BBC West of England Light Orchestra

BBC Home Service West

A popular concert by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Led by Frederick Parrington)
Conductor, Vilem Tausky
William Armon (violin)
Introduced by Charles Brewer.

Contributors

Musicians:
The BBC Concert Orchestra
Orchestra led by:
Frederick Parrington
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky
Violinist:
William Armon
Presenter:
Charles Brewer

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Williams
(The recorded broadcast of May 13 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Writer:
Alan Simpson
Writer:
Ray Galton
Producer:
Tom Ronald
Tony:
Tony Hancock
Sid:
Sidney James
Bill:
Bill Kerr
Miss Pugh:
Hattie Jacques
[Actor]:
Kenneth Williams

Regional Variations (2)

Learning Welsh: 5

BBC Home Service Welsh

A serial in six episodes adapted by Margaret Gore-Brown from the novel by Hamilton Aide.
[Starring] June Tobin
with Sylvia Coleridge, Malcolm Graeme and Nicolette Bernard
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Author:
Hamilton Aide
Adapted by:
Margaret Gore-Brown
Producer:
R.D. Smith
Rita:
June Tobin
Mrs. Percival:
Sylvia Coleridge
Colonel Percival:
Malcolm Graeme

For Children of Most Ages
'The Cruise of the Toytown Belle'
Part 1
A Toytown play by S. G. Hulme Beaman
Production by Josephine Plummer
5.30 For Older Children
First Attempts
Young artists making their first broadcast
From Bangor:
James Williams introduces
The Choir of Grove Park Grammar School for Girls, Wrexham
Conductor, Mabel Wilfrid Jones
From Belfast:
Cicely introduces
Carrickfergus
Central Primary School
Percussion Band
From London:
Claire introduces
Terry O'Brien (violin)
Christopher Van Kampen (cello)
Anthony Hymas (piano)
David Oily (treble)
At the organ. Charles Smart

Contributors

Play By:
S. G. Hulme Beaman
Production By:
Josephine Plummer
Conductor:
Mabel Wilfrid Jones
Violin:
Terry O'Brien
Cello:
Christopher van Kampen
Piano:
Anthony Hymas
Piano:
David Oily
Larry the Lamb:
Derek McCulloch
Narrator:
Derek McCulloch
Dennis the Dachshund:
Preston Lockwood
Ernest the Policeman:
Peter Claughton
The Mayor of Toytown:
Felix Felton
Mr Growser:
Ralph de Rohan
The Magician:
Norman Shelley
Captain Higgins:
Norman Shelley
The Inventor:
Ivan Samson
Peter Brass:
Ivan Samson

Regional Variations (7)

News, Sport spotlight

BBC Home Service North

News, sport. Sportsreet

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Ulster Sports Report

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Sport

BBC Home Service West

News. Sport in the Midlands

BBC Home Service Midland

Sport

BBC Home Service Welsh

Results, reports, and reviews of the day's outstanding events
Today's programme includes:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results
Association Football
A review of this afternoon's matches and eye-witness accounts of selected games
Minor Leagues
Results of matches played by clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian, Kent, and Southern Leagues
6.30 Rugby Union
Results and a summary of the highlights of major club fxtuies
Comment in Sport
Well-known sports personalities express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vriea

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jacob de Vriea

Regional Variations (2)

Talk by a Welsh M.P.

BBC Home Service Welsh

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist:
Sidney Burchall (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes: Anniversary Twostep; Veleta: Donella Tango: Progressive Waltz; Barn Dance; Manhattan Blues

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Baritone:
Sidney Burchall
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Eric Arden

Regional Variations (3)

Ulster songs and ballads

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

' Teulu'r Mans': Welsh serial

BBC Home Service Welsh

or ' The King of Barataria ' by Gilbert and Sullivan with chorus and orchestra Conductor, Isidore Godfrey

Contributors

Conductor:
Isidore Godfrey

with Variety Playhouse Pocket Theatre starring Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert in ' A Matter of Taste ' written by Jack Hulbert
' Nidge of the News '
A saga of Fleet Street with Ted Ray
Ronnie Barker , Patricia Hayes
Guests:
Jimmy Gay , Edgar Evans
Tollefsen, Jon Pertwee
Joyce Blackham
The George Mitchell Choir
BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz
(Continued in next column)
Incidental music by Edwin Braden
Announcer, Robin Boyle
Continuity and press sketch by Terry Nation and John Junkin
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Unknown:
Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown:
Jack Hulbert
Written By:
Jack Hulbert
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Jimmy Gay
Unknown:
Edgar Evans
Unknown:
Jon Pertwee
Unknown:
Joyce Blackham
Leader:
Antony Gilbert
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Music By:
Edwin Braden
Announcer:
Robin Boyle
Unknown:
Terry Nation
Unknown:
John Junkin
Produced By:
Alastair Scott-Johnston

A comedy by Robert Kemp
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by Archie Campbell

Contributors

Comedy By:
Robert Kemp
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Peggie, a secretary who tells the story:
Ysanne Churchman
Commissionaire:
Peter Claughton
Actors engaged in The Doults tele vision serial: Ted Gradeley:
Eric Anderson
Actors engaged in The Doults tele vision serial: Una Gradeley:
Virginia Winter
' Fruity ' Cummings:
Deryck Guyler
Felicity:
Judy Bailey
Nigel:
William Eedle
Rory Erskine, a television producer:
Denis Goacher
Mrs Hubbard, who writes The Doults:
Marjorie Westbury
Big Bill Hutton, a television Big Shot:
Tommy Duggan
Waiter:
John Scott

Hermann Tottcher (oboe)
Ingrid Heiler (harpsichord)
Munich Chamber Orchestra Conducted by Carl Gorvin
Johann Stamitz
Oboe Concerto in C
Trio in A for orchestra on gramophone recorda

Contributors

Oboe:
Hermann Tottcher
Harpsichord:
Ingrid Heiler
Conducted By:
Carl Gorvin
Oboe:
Johann Stamitz

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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