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Regional Variations (3)

Signpost from the East Midlands.* Interlude

BBC Home Service Midland

Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

URSULA BLOOM was earning her living as a cinema pianist at a seaside resort when war broke out. She describes its impact on the place and people; and an attitude to war in those days that was soon to change.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ursula Bloom

Artists from the Commonwealth gather in London to send greetings in song to their folks at home and to listeners in Britain
Dennis Lotis from South Africa introduces
Sybil Michelow from South Africa
Eula Parker from Australia
Laurie Payne from Australia
Jan Muzurus from the West Indies
The David Lee Quartet
The George Mitchell Singers
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Trevor Peacock Produced by Glyn Jones from the United Kingdom

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Lotis
Unknown:
Sybil Michelow
Unknown:
Eula Parker
Unknown:
Laurie Payne
Unknown:
Jan Muzurus
Unknown:
David Lee
Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Script By:
Trevor Peacock
Produced By:
Glyn Jones

Regional Variations (3)

Farming and Fishing News

BBC Home Service Scottish

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland

An agricultural weekly
Agricultural Education
Ted OWENS, a Somerset farmer, E. C. PELHAM. Principal of the Hertfordshire Institute of Agriculture, and D. E. WHEATLEY. Deputy Director (Development) of the City and Guilds of London Institute, discuss the far-reaching recommendations of the De La Warr report on agricultural education up to Farm Institute level News commentary by Clifford Selly
Chairman, Alastair Dunnett

Contributors

Commentary By:
Clifford Selly
Unknown:
Alastair Dunnett

Regional Variations (3)

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The BBC Northern Dance Orchestra says Hi There! '

BBC Home Service North

Suitably encouraged, our children, even at seven and eight years old, may delight us with their writings. ERIC AUSTEN, who teaches such children, reads some extracts from their writings, comments on them, and asks us to respect them.

by Eden Phillpotts
Produced by Patrick Dromgoole

Contributors

Unknown:
Eden Phillpotts
Produced By:
Patrick Dromgoole
Feria Manrique:
Thomas Heathcote
Master Samuel Werner:
George Holloway
Dan Valesco:
John Wood
Dorothea, Countess de Mirando:
Peggy Butt
Juan Count de Mirando:
John Wilders
Barnard:
Lewis Gedge
Saggin:
Edgar Harrison
Pedro:
Paul Lorraine
Joseph van Landan:
Hedley Goodall
Nina van Landan:
Phyllis Smale
Nicki:
J Barrie
Doctor Tubergen:
Frank Shelley

from Leeds Parish Church
Confession; Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Responses (William Smith) Psalms 142 and 143 First Lesson: 1 Chronicles 22, vv. 2-19 Magnificat (Sumsion in G)
Second Lesson: St. Luke 14. v. 25, to 15. v. 10
Nunc dimittis (Sumsion in G)
Creed; Lesser Litany; Collects
Anthem: Ascribe unto the Lord
(Wesley)
Prayers; The Grace
Organist and Choirmaster,
Donald Hunt
Assistant Organist, John Moore-Dridger

Contributors

Choirmaster:
Donald Hunt
Organist:
John Moore-Dridger

For Older Children
' The White Heather Mystery'
A: serial in six parts by Angus MacVicar
4 — ' The Secret of Kilrossie '
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden
What is the connection between the White Heather Restaurant in Soho and the many strange happenings in the Highland parish of Kilrossie? This is the question facing Jock MacDonald, junior reporter on the Gazette, who, with his sister Fiona and Wee Hector MacPhail, tries to find the answer.
6.30 For Children of Most Ages
The Ballerina Story
Told in six parts by Ursula Roseveare who brings to life some famous dancers in ballet with music of the dances by which they are specially remembered
4-The Fonteyn Fantasy
Produced by Peggy Bacon
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by the Rev. John Jackson

Contributors

Unknown:
Angus MacVicar
Produced By:
Kathleen Garscadden
Unknown:
White Heather
Produced By:
Peggy Bacon
Unknown:
Rev. John Jackson
Jock MacDonald:
David Webster
Fiona, his sister:
Meta Maltman
Wee Hector:
Iain Cuthbertson
Gregor McGregor:
Henry Donald
Mr MacSporran:
Leonard Maguire
The Rev Thomas MacKenzie, B D:
Ian Sadler
Mrs MacKenzie:
Effle Morrison
Roderick Dhu:
George Davies
Angus Robertson, a shepherd:
W. H. D. Joss
Mrs Robertson:
Molly Urquhart
Mr Pearson-Campbelt:
Arthur Boland

Regional Variations (7)

News. sport.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News.

BBC Home Service West

News. sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. sport

BBC Home Service Midland

Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

Regional Variations (2)

Today's Sport

BBC Home Service West

visits Uttoxeter in Staffordshire for folk songs and dances with Kay Graham , Cedric Machin
The Merry Blacksmiths Band
Guest caller, Jack Brown
Arranged and introduced by Kenneth Clark

Contributors

Unknown:
Kay Graham
Unknown:
Cedric MacHin
Unknown:
Jack Brown
Introduced By:
Kenneth Clark

Regional Variations (3)

Songs of Land and Sea: folk songs old and new. Cynthia Glover, soprano; BBC West of England Singers

BBC Home Service West

Wish You Were Here: record requests from Sheringham

BBC Home Service Midland

starring
Leslie Caron , Gene Kelly
Music by George Gershwin
Story and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner
Radio adaptation by Gordon Gow
Produced by Alfred Dunning

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Caron
Music By:
George Gershwin
Unknown:
Alan Jay Lerner
Unknown:
Gordon Gow
Produced By:
Alfred Dunning

Regional Variations (2)

Pibroch: second talk by Robin Lorimer, with illustrations

BBC Home Service Scottish

by David Baxter, with Michael Scarborough and Colin Williams
A party of Cambridge undergraduates, preparing an expedition by sailing boat to the west coast of Africa, have met with setbacks which might well have caused them to call it off.
But nothing daunted, they are going ahead with their preparations, as described tonight by three of them.

Contributors

Speaker:
David Baxter
Speaker:
Michael Scarborough
Speaker:
Colin Williams

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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