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A search for the man who could read wild nature like a book and was a freeman of the jungle because he kept its laws
Written and narrated by Francis Watson
Principal parts played by Manning Wilson and Gladys Young with Anthony Woodruff , Alan Lawrance
Roger Snowdon. Robert Sansom
Eric Phillips , Garard Green
Ralph Truman. Leslie Perrins
John Bryning , Jane Hillary Produced by Maurice Brown

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Watson
Played By:
Manning Wilson
Played By:
Gladys Young
Unknown:
Anthony Woodruff
Unknown:
Alan Lawrance
Unknown:
Roger Snowdon.
Unknown:
Robert Sansom
Unknown:
Eric Phillips
Unknown:
Garard Green
Unknown:
Ralph Truman.
Unknown:
Leslie Perrins
Unknown:
John Bryning
Unknown:
Jane Hillary
Produced By:
Maurice Brown

Written and narrated by Stephen Grenfell
For most of their lives Bob Kirkby and Jenny Kirkby have had to struggle hard against severe physical handicaps, ignorance, opposition, and sometimes despair to achieve their present happiness. But they don't mind any more. 'It does you good to struggle,' they tell you with a smile. This programme dramatises some of the incidents on their journey to contentment.

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Grenfell
Unknown:
Bob Kirkby
Unknown:
Jenny Kirkby

The novel by D. L. Murray adapted by Mollie Greenhalgh
Main characters in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by Charles Lefeaux
The play is set in London in the middle of the last century and tells the story of the romance between a young peer and a ballet dancer.

Contributors

Novel By:
D. L. Murray
Adapted By:
Mollie Greenhalgh
Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
Narrator:
Gabriel Woolf
Oliver Fawkes:
Baliol Holloway
Mrs Woodrofe:
Hilda Schroder
Mark Woodrofe:
Nicholas Stevenson
Fancy Fawkes:
Geraldine McEwan
Sergeant Trant:
Colin Douglas
Wilfred Pargeter (Lord Blackwater):
David Peel
Mr de Burgh:
Michael Graham
Colonel Pauloff:
Malcolm Hayes
Trumpet-Major:
Ronald Baddiley
Lord Cardigan:
David March
Captain Wetherby:
Harold Reese
Captain Townley:
Denis Goacher
Mr Meiklojohn:
George Hagan
Mrs Vulliamy:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Mr Niblick:
John Hollis

Charles Mackerras introduces his choice of light music played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader. William Armon )
Conducted by Stanford Robinson with Owen Brannigan (bass-baritone)
Produced by Eric Arden

Contributors

Introduces:
Charles MacKerras
Leader:
William Armon
Conducted By:
Stanford Robinson
Bass-Baritone:
Owen Brannigan
Produced By:
Eric Arden

For Children of Most Ages
' The Just So Stories ' by Rudyard Kipling
Arranged for broadcasting by Maurice Brown
8—' The Crab ' that Played with the Sea'
Production by Josephine Plummer
5.30 Write Me a Letter
The Children's Hour correspondence column of the air
Edited and introduced by Adrian Thomas
5.50 The week's programmes

Contributors

Stories By:
Rudyard Kipling
Broadcasting By:
Maurice Brown
Production By:
Josephine Plummer
Introduced By:
Adrian Thomas
Crab:
Leslie French
Eldest Magician:
Robert Farquharson
Man:
Simon Lack
Daughter:
Delia Walker
Fisherman:
Noel Dry-Den
Various Animals:
Ivan Samson
The Storyteller:
David Davis

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News, sport

BBC Home Service North

News. Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

News, sport

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. sport. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport
6.35 Spring Comes to the South-East
A report from Alastair Dunnett and Richard Burwood who recently toured the Home Counties in search of the first signs of spring
6.15-6.25 VHF : Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s)
for the south Coast : Area news and weather summary

Contributors

Unknown:
Alastair Dunnett
Unknown:
Richard Burwood

Regional Variations (2)

Wedding breakfast of Mr. and Mrs. John Crosby

BBC Home Service Welsh

200th PROGRAMME
Handel and Bartok
Concertos for orchestra played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Before an invited audience in the Assembly Hall, Walthamstow Town
Hall

Contributors

Leader:
Paul Beard
Conductor:
Rudolf Schwarz

An adaptation of the Bristol Old Vic production directed by Denis Carey
Presented by Linnit and Dunfee and Jack Hylton at the Vaudeville Theatre. London
Book and lyrics by Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade
Music by Julian Slade
Narrator, Julian Slade
At the pianos,
Raymond Holder and Charles Mallett
Drums, Bert Abel
The Linden Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Musical arrangements by Peter Akister
Produced for radio by Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Directed By:
Denis Carey
Directed By:
Jack Hylton
Unknown:
Dorothy Reynolds
Unknown:
Julian Slade
Music By:
Julian Slade
Narrator:
Julian Slade
Pianos:
Raymond Holder
Pianos:
Charles Mallett
Unknown:
Bert Abel
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Arrangements By:
Peter Akister
Unknown:
Trafford Whitelock
The Tramp:
Lloyd Pearson
Jane:
Virginia Vernon
Timothy:
Derek Holmes
Mr Dawes, his father:
Michael Barrington
Mrs Dawes, his mother:
Hazel Bainbridge
Aunt Prue:
Barbara New
Sir Clamsby Williams (Uncle Clam):
Malcolm Farquhar
Manager of the Cleopatra Nightclub:
Malcolm Farquhar
Professor Zebediah Dawes (Uncle Zed):
Malcolm Farquhar
Nigel:
Myles Rudge
Fiona:
Sheila Kennedy
Augustine Williams:
Michael Barrington

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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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More