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Regional Variations (4)

Signpost from the East Midlands

BBC Home Service Midland

Interlude. I Ysgolion Cymru

BBC Home Service Welsh

Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

by Arthur C. Edwards
How much do you tip a link boy, or pay for the hire of a pair of oars on the Thames? These are the kinds of detail recorded by Sir John Barrington's steward when the family came to London on May 29, 1660, for the Restoration celebrations.

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur C. Edwards

Regional Variations (4)

The Bath and West Show

BBC Home Service West

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland

Farming and fishing news

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

An agricultural weekly
Introduced by Roger Massey
JAMES MORTON, Chief Livestock Officer of the Milk Marketing Board, comments on the results obtained at the Board's artificial insemination centres during the last year
BRYAN PLATT. a Surrey farm manager, looks back at the main talking-points in farming in the past twelve months
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roger Massey
Produced By:
John Greenslade
on BBC Home Service Basic

LET'S JOIN IN. ' The Sign of the Bear ' by Leah Maizel: a realistic story about a mischievous Red Indian boy
2.20 ADVENTURES IN MUSIC Carmen ': the second of two talks by Walter Drabble on Bizet's opera.
2.40 MODERN HISTORY. Cecil Rhodes. Script by Maurice Whitbread

Contributors

Script By:
Maurice Whitbread

by Michael Brett
Another chapter in the story of the County Gazette
Produced by David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Brett
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
George Maxwell:
Frederick Treves
Frederick Elton:
George Hagan
Stella:
Judy Bailey
Mr Anstey:
Keith Williams
Jessie Jenkins:
Cecile Chevreau
Mrs Cluttock:
Mary Wimbush
Mrs Higgins:
Kathleen Helme
Bruce Johnson:
Hugh Manning
Charlie:
Lee Fox

The short story by W. W. Jacobs dramatised for radio by Lionel Brown
Produced by David H. Godfrey
If you are a wharfside night-watchman, life can at times be very dull; but occasionally unexpected excitement occurs.

Contributors

Story By:
W. W. Jacobs
Radio By:
Lionel Brown
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Bill, the night-watchman:
John Bryning
Ted Sawyer:
Frank Partington
Mr Watson:
Sidney Monckton
Policeman:
Keith Williams
Florrie Price:
Patricia Hayes
Old gentleman:
Middleton Woods
Deaf woman:
Elsa Palmer
Captain Maunder:
John Hollis
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Hereford Cathedral
Introduction: Confession; Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Responses (William Smith of Durham) Psalms 6, 7, 8
First Lesson: Judges 10, v. 7, to 11, v. 12
Magnificat (Walmisley in D minor).
Second Lesson: Hebrews 10, vv. 1-18
Nunc dimittis (Walmisley in D minor) Creed; Lesser Litany; Collects
Anthem: Ascendit Deus (Philips) Prayers; The Grace
Organist and Master of the Choristers
Melville Cook

on BBC Home Service Basic

For Older Children
'The Macdonnell of Ulster'
A serial play in six episodes by Charles Witherspoon and James Boyce
4—' The Hosting of the Clans'
Other parts played by Maurice Taylor , Terence Cromey and Sidney Shaw
Produced by Cicely Mathews
5.30 Talking in School
A series of discussion programmes from schools in Northern Ireland
Cabin Hill School, Belfast
Chairman, Jack McGeagh
Guest speaker, Guida Crowley
5.50 Children's Hour prayers
God's World and Ours
Five talks by Arnold S. Aldis
1-Tomorrow is born today

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Witherspoon
Unknown:
James Boyce
Played By:
Maurice Taylor
Played By:
Terence Cromey
Played By:
Sidney Shaw
Produced By:
Cicely Mathews
Unknown:
Jack McGeagh
Unknown:
Guida Crowley
Unknown:
Arnold S. Aldis
Ludar Macdonnell:
Robin Graham
Humphrey Dexter:
Norman Stevenson
Rose O'Neill:
Kathleen O'Donnell
Meg:
Mina Dornan
Captain Merriman:
James Boyce
Sergeant Markham:
James Parr
Poet:
Alfred Arnold
Fergus Magowan:
John F Tyrone
Sorley Boy Macdonnell:
R. H. McCandless
Bard:
Maurice O'Callaghan
Galley Captain:
Jack Gavin

(Fourth year)
A weekly contest between 143 choirs from all over the United Kingdom
The seventh of ten programmes in the national competition
YOUTH CHOIRS:
Belfast Girl Singers
Conductor,
Kay Simpson Bilston Girl Singers
Conductor, Heather Rich
MIXED VOICE CHOIRS:
Glasgow Phoenix Choir
Conductor, Peter Mooney Ripieno Choir, Weybridge
Conductor, Hugh Goold
Introduced by Leslie Regan
Produced by Charles Beardsall
The finalists in each class will take part in a nation-wide broadcast on Tuesday, June 28.

Contributors

Conductor:
Kay Simpson Bilston
Conductor:
Heather Rich
Conductor:
Peter Mooney
Conductor:
Hugh Goold
Introduced By:
Leslie Regan
Produced By:
Charles Beardsall

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh poetry competition

BBC Home Service Welsh

The last of three contests
London:
Cedric Cliffe , Denis Brogan
Quiz-Master, Gilbert Harding Dublin:
Alec Newman , Noel Peart
Quiz-Master, Lionel Hale Arranged by Robert Gladwell

Contributors

Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Gilbert Harding
Unknown:
Alec Newman
Unknown:
Noel Peart
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Arranged By:
Robert Gladwell

(Leader. Paul Beard )
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
(violin. Paul Beard )
(cello, Peter Muscant ) (oboe, Janet Craxton )
(bassoon. Geoffrey Gambold )
Spanish Caprice Rimsky-Korsakov

Contributors

Leader:
Paul Beard
Conductor:
Rudolf Schwarz
Violin:
Paul Beard
Cello:
Peter Muscant
Oboe:
Janet Craxton
Bassoon:
Geoffrey Gambold

A Party Political broadcast on behalf of the Iiberal Party
Donald Wade , m.p., Liberal Whip, introduces Douglas Brown of the News Chronicle putting questions to Gruffydd Evans and Alan Share

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Wade
Unknown:
Douglas Brown
Unknown:
Gruffydd Evans
Unknown:
Alan Share

Regional Variations (3)

Gaelic Ceilidh

BBC Home Service Scottish

Dvorak's Quartet in D. Op. 23, played by the Robert Masters Quartet

BBC Home Service Midland

on a gramophone record
Cast includes:
RCA Victor Chorus and Orchestra
Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM, Bt.

Contributors

Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt.
Mini:
Victoria de Los Angeles
Musetta:
Lucine Amara
Rudolph:
Jussi Bjorling
Marcel:
Robert Merrill
on BBC Home Service Basic

Beethoven
Trio In D, Op. 70 No. 1 played by the Reizenstein Trio:
Maria Lidka (violin)
Derek Simpson (cello)
Franz Reizenstein (piano)

Contributors

Violin:
Maria Lidka
Cello:
Derek Simpson
Piano:
Franz Reizenstein

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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