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Stories behind the headlines told by the people who made them
3-The Nine-Days' Wonder
From time to time a new sensation fills the newspapers only to disappear from the front page after a few davs. Flying saucers, the Girl Pat, Amy Johnson's flight to Australia, the Loch Ness Monster-these and many others are recalled with contemporary recordings.
Written by Gordon Cruickshank
Narrated by Alexander Moyes
Produced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

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

Reminiscences of a Cockney childhood during the war of 1914-18 Written and narrated by Gertrude Hutchinson with Yvonne Hills , Hilda Schroder
Thea Wells , Marjorie Westbury Frank Atkinson , Leigh Crutchley
Frank Duncan ,Denis Goacher
Produced by Terence Tiller

Contributors

Unknown:
Gertrude Hutchinson
Unknown:
Yvonne Hills
Unknown:
Hilda Schroder
Unknown:
Thea Wells
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Unknown:
Frank Atkinson
Unknown:
Leigh Crutchley
Unknown:
Frank Duncan
Unknown:
Denis Goacher
Produced By:
Terence Tiller

Regional Variations (2)

Children's Hour. ' The Proud Tea-Service': story

BBC Home Service Midland

'Let's Go on Holiday'
A story by Michael Matthews set to music by Alan Detweiler told and sung by James Parr
5.15 'No Picnic'
An adventure of Norman and Henry Bones the boy detectives
Written for Children's Hour by Anthony C. Wilson
Production by Josephine Plummer

Contributors

Story By:
Michael Matthews
Music By:
Alan Detweiler
Sung By:
James Parr
Unknown:
Henry Bones
Unknown:
Anthony C. Wilson
Production By:
Josephine Plummer
Norman Bones:
Charles Hawtrey
Henry his cousin:
Patricia Hayes
Mr Hilton:
Leslie Perrins
Mrs Hilton, his wife:
Ann Codrington
Sally, their daughter:
Elaine MacNamara
Patrick, their son:
Murray Head
Sir Douglas Barrington:
Ian Sadler
Nicholas Schrieber:
Paul Hansard
Albert Mailing:
Frank Atkinson
Ian Somerfleld:
Lewis Stringer
Inspector Martin:
Preston Lockwood

Regional Variations (7)

News. sport. News In Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service North

News. Round-up of event

BBC Home Service West

Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport
6.40 Town and Country
A magazine for listeners in London and the counties of the South-East
6.15 6.25 VHF: Rowridge
(92.9 Mc/s) for the South Coast:
Area news and weather summary

Regional Variations (3)

Melys Lais: BBC Welsh Orchestra; Helen Watts

BBC Home Service Welsh

That Reminds Me: Denis Matthews recalls his musical career

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 Panel:
Sir Lawrence Bragg. F.R.S.
Royal Institution. London
T. F. Gaskell a petroleum geophysicist
P. B. Medawar F.R.S. ,
University College, London
Peter Sykes
University of Cambridge
Programme arranged by Archie Clow

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor G. P. Wells F.R.S.
Unknown:
Sir Lawrence Bragg. F.R.S.
Unknown:
T. F. Gaskell
Unknown:
P. B. Medawar F.R.S.
Unknown:
Peter Sykes
Arranged By:
Archie Clow

Regional Variations (2)

Handel Commemoration Concert: Heather Harper, Ann Dowdall, sopranos; Arnold Goldsbrough, harpsichord continuo; String Ensemble from the Goldsbrough Orchestra

BBC Home Service Midland

Sylvia Rowlands (contralto)
Roger Lord (oboe)
Edward Rubach (piano) with The London Studio Players
Conducted by Michael Krein
Produced by Alan Owen

Contributors

Contralto:
Sylvia Rowlands
Oboe:
Roger Lord
Piano:
Edward Rubach
Conducted By:
Michael Krein
Produced By:
Alan Owen

Regional Variations (2)

Voices from Overseas: interview with the Rev. Ray McCleary of Canada

BBC Home Service Scottish

or Why Commit Crimes?
The first of three programmes collected and introduced by Merfyn Turner
Warden of Norman House Scheme for Homeless Offenders
From recorded conversations with men who have been in prison. Merfyn Turner introduces their own answers to questions about why they commit crimes and what satisfaction they find in crime.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Merfyn Turner

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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