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Regional Variations (2)

BBC West of England Light Orchestra

BBC Home Service West

A non-stop sequence of melodies played by the BBC Concert Orchestra
(Leader, William Armon )
Conductor, Vilem Tausky and the BBC Studio Choir
Conducted by Alan G. Melville with Arthur Sandford at the piano
Produced by Charles Beardsall

Contributors

Leader:
William Armon
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky
Conducted By:
Alan G. Melville
Unknown:
Arthur Sandford
Produced By:
Charles Beardsall

by Laurie Wyman
A weekly and surely fictitious account of events in a naval detachment only loosely connected with the Senior Service. with assistance from
Michael Bates , Ronnie Barker and Tenniel Evans
Produced by Alastair Scott-Johnston

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurie Wyman
Unknown:
Michael Bates
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Tenniel Evans
Produced By:
Alastair Scott-Johnston
Lieut Price, the No 1:
Dennis Price
Chief Petty Officer Pertwee:
Jon Pertwee
Sub-Lieut Phillips:
Leslie Phillips
Commander Povey:
Richard Caldicot
Heather:
Heather Chasen

Regional Variations (2)

Golf. British Boys' Championship: from Pollok

BBC Home Service Scottish

Ivor Newton
discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivor Newton
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

Another true story about the back country of Australia by Reginald Ottley
' As the last half-mile cut down to yards, Darkie fought for the lead. In a tangle of flying manes, he hammered for every yard. His great hooves pounded until I thought they'd split. Then he hurtled through the gates. In a tossing column of dust, the rest followed him....'

Contributors

Unknown:
Reginald Ottley

Regional Variations (2)

Ulster Band: Robert Armstrong, J.P., Memorial Pipe Band

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A musical programme for children under five
Introduced by Tim Gudgin with Ann Driver , Marjorie Westbury and Maurice Bevan
The songs include : 'The Swan ' and music for harvest time

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin
Unknown:
Ann Driver
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Unknown:
Maurice Bevan

For Younger Children
Willie Joss reads a story
' Tammy Troot—Cowboy ' by Lavinia Derwent and Radio Rodeo in which
Great White Chief Knowhow welcomes to the corral all young pale and not-so-pale faces and with his tribal call invokes
The Joe Gordon Folk Four
Laura Brand
Alistair McHarg , the singing Bronco Buster The Grand Canyon Quartet
Directed by Arthur Blake lain Cuthbertson as the Great White Chief
Script by Kenneth Little
Produced by Kathleen Garscadden

Contributors

Unknown:
Willie Joss
Unknown:
Lavinia Derwent
Unknown:
Joe Gordon
Unknown:
Laura Brand
Unknown:
Alistair McHarg
Unknown:
Bronco Buster
Directed By:
Arthur Blake
Script By:
Kenneth Little
Produced By:
Kathleen Garscadden

Regional Variations (7)

Sport, as West

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport Spotlight

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport in the Midlands

BBC Home Service Midland

News, sport. Sportsreel

BBC Home Service Scottish

Sports Results

BBC Home Service West

Results, reports, and reviews of the day's outstanding events
Today's programme includes:
6.15 Racing and Association Football Results
Association Football
A review of this afternoon's matches and eye-witness accounts of selected games
Minor Leagues
Results of matches played by clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian, and Southern Leagues
Cricket
Close of play score in the Fifth Test Match between England and India at the Oval
Latest scores and a summary of the highlights in other first-class matches, with special reference to those involving south-eastern counties
Swimming
Pat Besford with the latest news of the triangular match between Italy, Sweden, and Great Britain in Rome
Comment in Sport
Sports personalities express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Unknown:
Pat Besford
Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries

Regional Variations (4)

Sports Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh

(261 m.) Sing We Merrily: Annfield Plain Gleemen, conductor. George Beckham

BBC Home Service North

As North (261 m.)

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Guest artist,
Olga Gwynne (soprano)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies,
Charles Crathorn
Produced by Eric Arden
Including: Waltz; Marine Fourstep: Victorian Gavotte; Kingsway Saunter; Valse Cotillon-half version; Tango Cherie ; Ideal Schottische; Georgella Blues; The Last Waltz

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Soprano:
Olga Gwynne
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Eric Arden
Unknown:
Valse Cotillon-Half
Unknown:
Tango Cherie

Regional Variations (2)

Script by Godfrey Harrison
' United They Stay '
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont

Contributors

Script By:
Godfrey Harrison
Produced By:
Leslie Bridgmont
David Bliss:
George Cole
Anne Fellows:
Diana Churchill
Tony Fellows:
Colin Gordon
Psyche, the dog:
Percy Edwards
Mr Hood:
Barry K Barnes
Mrs Hood:
Nan Kenway
Marcia Hammond:
Gwen Cherrell
Maynard Phillimore:
Terence Alexander

To sing to you
Lizbeth Webb Trefor Jones
To play to you
Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick
To mystify you
Your resident magician,
David Berglas
To bring a smile
Derek Roy , Tony Fayne
Chris Carlsen
The Adam Singers
(Directed by Cliff Adams )
BBC Variety Orchestra (Leader, John Jezard )
Conductor, Paul Fenouthet
Produced by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Unknown:
Lizbeth Webb
Unknown:
Trefor Jones
Unknown:
Cyril Smith
Unknown:
Phyllis Sellick
Unknown:
David Berglas
Unknown:
Derek Roy
Unknown:
Tony Fayne
Unknown:
Chris Carlsen
Directed By:
Cliff Adams
Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenouthet
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

by G. Pleydell Bancroft adapted for radio by Denis Lea
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by Martyn C. Webster

Contributors

Unknown:
G. Pleydell Bancroft
Unknown:
Denis Lea
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Marston Gurney:
Emrys Leyshon
Eustace Ede:
Robin Ray
Lady Ware:
Isabel Dean
Celia Wilson:
Hilda Schroder
Rate:
Ronald Sidney
Sir Henry Egerton:
Richard Williams
Sir Hubert Ware:
Richard Hurndall
Tommy Bold:
Malcolm Hayes
Michael Adye:
Hamilton Dyce
Judge:
Rolf Lefebvre
Attorney General:
Hugh Manning

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