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BBC Home Service West

ERNLE BRADFORD describes a winter he spent living aboard a thirty-foot boat in the harbour of Palermo. ' I grew to love the winding alleys, the puppets, the people, and the wine. And I remember snow on the mountains, oranges on the trees, and a murder on my doorstep.....'

Alan Lomax looks at folk music
6-Songs from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Songs and fiddle tunes from Orkney and Shetland, work songs and mouth music from thp Hpbrides. and ceilidh music from Glasgow and Argyllshire with Hamish Henderson
Recordings from the School of Scottish Studies. Edinburgh University. and from the BBC Recorded Programmes Permanent Library
Produced by Sasha Moorsom ,

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Lomax
Produced By:
Sasha Moorsom

Roy Clark leads an exchange of talk about the sea and ships with Rear-Admiral
Sir William Jameson K.B.E., C.B. , writer on naval history
Bert May
Southwold, seafarer
Fred Grice old Lowestoft smacksman
Jasper Greengrass ex-flsherman and river policeman and sea songs by Nicholas Back
Arranged and introduced by Roy Clark
Produced by David Bryson

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Clark
Unknown:
Sir William Jameson K.B.E., C.B.
Unknown:
Bert May
Unknown:
Fred Grice
Unknown:
Jasper Greengrass
Songs By:
Nicholas Back
Introduced By:
Roy Clark
Produced By:
David Bryson

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Cricket: Hampshire v. Sussex, from Portsmouth

BBC Home Service West

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest, William Parsons (baritone)
Introduced by Lionel Marson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
The programme includes: Waltz; Boston Twostep: Schottische; La Mascotte: Quadrilles; Doris Waltz; Manhattan Blues

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Baritone:
William Parsons
Introduced By:
Lionel Marson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Eric Arden

by Arnold Bennett
Adapted for radio in ten episodes by Michael Black 6—'Mr. Ceria's Little Scheme '
Produced bv Martyn C. Webster and David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Bennett
Unknown:
Michael Black
Unknown:
Martyn C. Webster
Unknown:
David H. Godfrey
Storyteller:
Simon Lack
Mr Ceria:
David Spenser
Oliver Oxford:
Duncan McLntyre
Sir Denis Black:
Rolf Lefebvre
Sir Henry Savott:
Richard Williams
Mr Perosi:
David March
Violet Powler:
Isabel Dean
Evelyn Orcham:
Richard Hurndall
Oldham:
Alan Reid
Miss Cass:
Joan Matheson
Mr Cousin:
John Bryning
Cappone, restaurant manager:
Jeffrey Segal
Gracie Savott:
Monica Grey
Lord Watlington:
Ronald Baddiley
Nancy Penkethman:
Peggy Gow

' Swallows and Amazons' by Arthur Ransome
Read by Derek McCulloch
(Uncle Mac)
6—' The Charcoal Burners '
5.15 * The Mystery of Semerwater * by Winifred Finlay
An adventure of the Norton family set in the Yorkshire Dales
1—'The Drowned City '
Produced by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Ransome
Read By:
Derek McCulloch
Unknown:
Winifred Finlay
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Mrs Norton:
Madeleine Vacher
Richard:
Randolph Stubington
Paul:
Alan Sykes
Judith:
Sandra Chalmers
Nicholas Drage:
Ralph Hallett
Harland Metcalfe:
Tom Harrison
Professor James:
Cyril Shaps
Mrs Thwaites:
Mildred Dyson
Mary Mowbray:
Sara Aimson

Regional Variations (2)

'Wiliam Ty Capel' : Welsh play by Elfyn Talfan Davies

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Summer Show of Shows
Your resident host, Jack Watson welcomes stars of the entertainment world with The Woodmen
Directed by Raymond Woodhead and Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Produced by Roy Speer

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Watson
Directed By:
Raymond Woodhead
Directed By:
Alyn Ainsworth
Produced By:
Roy Speer

Anthony di Bonaventura (piano)
Eric Parkin (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard )
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Albert Hall. London
Part 1
Beethoven
Overture: Coriolan
Piano Concerto No. 2, in B flat
(Anthony di Bonaventura, piano)
Symphony No. 6, in F (Pastoral) followed by an interlude

Contributors

Piano:
Anthony Di Bonaventura
Piano:
Eric Parkin
Leader:
Paul Beard
Conducted By:
Sir Malcolm Sargent

Regional Variations (2)

Gaelic Songs: Jean Cameron Greer, soprano

BBC Home Service Scottish

An anthology of English verse in song
John Ireland
A recital of his songs to celebrate his eightieth birthday by Gordon Clinton (baritone) with Clifton Helliwell (piano)
I have twelve oxen
If there were dreams to sell
The bells of San Marie
Three Hardy poems:
Beckon to me to come
The tragedy of that moment Dear, think not that
Sea fever
When lights go rolling round the sky

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ireland
Baritone:
Gordon Clinton
Piano:
Clifton Helliwell

Regional Variations (2)

Prizewinning Women's Institute Choirs. 3-Holywood'

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

This year Johnny's search for interesting people and places takes him by train from Ostend to Istanbul, passing through Hungary, Yugoslavia, and Bulgaria. He describes his impressions and adventures in six episodes.

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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