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Regional Variations (4)

Cricket: Lancashire v. Warwickshire from Blackpool

BBC Home Service North

Cricket: Lancashire v. Warwickshire. As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Cricket: Lancashire V. Warwickshire. As North

BBC Home Service Midland

Sussex v. Essex
, Second day
Commentary by E. W. Swanton
From the County Ground, Hove

Contributors

Commentary By:
E. W. Swanton

Stories behind the headlines told by the people who made them
1—A Record is Broken
There is something in man that drives him to be the first, the fastest, to climb higher or dive deeper, to do something better than anyone else. Some of the greatest record-breakers of this century talk about how they did it-and why.
Written by Gordon Cruickshank
Narrated by Alexander Moyes Produced by Denys Gueroutt

Contributors

Written By:
Gordon Cruickshank
Unknown:
Alexander Moyes
Produced By:
Denys Gueroutt

Regional Variations (2)

The Cotswold Players; Doreen Orme (soprano)

BBC Home Service Midland

A portrait of Glyndebourne in the year of its twenty-fifth anniversary with contributions by John Christie , Carl Ebert
Vittorio Gui , Jani Strasser
Philip Hope-Wallace
Janet Moores
(the principal secretary)
Devised and presented by Douglas Craig
Produced by David Stone

Contributors

Unknown:
John Christie
Unknown:
Carl Ebert
Unknown:
Vittorio Gui
Unknown:
Jani Strasser
Unknown:
Philip Hope-Wallace
Unknown:
Janet Moores
Presented By:
Douglas Craig
Produced By:
David Stone

For Children of Most Ages
May We Recommend?
' Greenmantle ' by John Buchan and 'The Slowcoach ' by E. V. Lucas
Excerpts from these two books selected and dramatised by Marion MacWilliam and Ian G. Ball
Those taking part include
Bryden Murdoch. Leonard Maguire
Effie Morrison. lain
Cuthbertson Joan Fitzpatrick , Ian Sadler David Webster , Joan Burnie
Mary Riggans
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden

Contributors

Unknown:
John Buchan
Unknown:
E. V. Lucas
Dramatised By:
Marion MacWilliam
Dramatised By:
Ian G. Ball
Unknown:
Bryden Murdoch.
Unknown:
Leonard Maguire
Unknown:
Effie Morrison.
Unknown:
Cuthbertson Joan Fitzpatrick
Unknown:
Ian Sadler
Unknown:
David Webster
Unknown:
Joan Burnie
Unknown:
Mary Riggans
Produced By:
Kathleen Garscadden

Regional Variations (2)

That Reminds Me: Lt.-Gen. Sir Oliver Leese

BBC Home Service Midland

A question and answer programme in which four scientists answer listeners' questions about science and technology
In the chair:
Professor G. P. Wells, F.R.S.
Members of the Panel:
F. C. Bawden, F.R.S.
Director,
Rothamsted Experimental Station
Robert Boyd
University College, London
J. D. Carthy
Queen Mary College, London
Peter Sykes
University of Cambridge
Programme arranged by Archie Clow

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor G. P. Wells, F.R.S.
Unknown:
F. C. Bawden, F.R.S.
Unknown:
Robert Boyd
Unknown:
J. D. Carthy
Unknown:
Peter Sykes
Arranged By:
Archie Clow

Regional Variations (2)

Melys Lais: BBC Welsh Orchestra; the Troubadours: Pegi Edwards

BBC Home Service Welsh

April Cantelo (soprano)
Ronald Smith (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader. Hugh Maguire )
Conducted by Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall, London

Contributors

Soprano:
April Cantelo
Piano:
Ronald Smith
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conducted By:
Basil Cameron

The Police and the Public
A discussion by The Rt. Hon. J. Chuter Ede, M.P .
Home Secretary from 1945-1951
Mrs. Hilary Halpin
A London Justice of the Peace
Colonel Eric St. Johnston
Chief Constable for Lancashire with Frank Byers In the chair
Members of the Police Force have been in the headlines on several occasions during the last few years when charges of violence, intimidation, or corruption have been made against them. On the other hand many problems such as the increase in road traffic and in hooliganism press on the police. Is there any cause for public anxiety and can anything be done to improve the conditions in which the police work?
The programme opens with recordings of the views of people from many parts of the country.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rt. Hon. J. Chuter Ede, M.P
Unknown:
Mrs. Hilary Halpin
Unknown:
Colonel Eric St.
Unknown:
Frank Byers

Regional Variations (3)

The Deep Land: an evocation of The Wash* M.

BBC Home Service Midland

Gaelic song requests

BBC Home Service Scottish

Charles West (baritone)
Richard Adeney (flute)
Edward Rubach (piano) with The London Studio Players Conducted by William Byrd
Produced by Alan Owen

Contributors

Baritone:
Charles West
Flute:
Richard Adeney
Piano:
Edward Rubach
Conducted By:
William Byrd
Produced By:
Alan Owen

Regional Variations (3)

The People of God. 4— In India: talk by Samuel Mathai

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Avon Players

BBC Home Service Midland

Past and Present by Sir Hilary Blood C.B.E
., K.C.M.G. The Island of Mauritius is a British colony in the Indian Ocean about five hundred miles east of Madagascar. Sir Hilary .Blood, who was Governor and Commander in Chief from 1949-1954, recalls memories of the island and its peoples and relates them to recent developments there.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Hilary Blood C.B.E

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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