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by Lilian Balch
Do you remember what holidays were like just after the war when there was still food rationing? This is a story of one of those days by the sea. and IT'S ONLY A GAME
Memories of the ' Roses ' match by Bill Bowes
The Yorkshire and England fast bowler recalls some of the needle matches, Yorkshire v. Lancashire, in which he played on summer Bank Holidays between the wars.
(Both talks are recorded)


Lilian Balch
Bill Bowes

A light comedy by Gwen Cherrell
Adapted and produced by Peter Watts
The scene is a stately home; the time is the present-and a hard time it is. too, for the owners of stately homes. With expert encouragement the Twentieth Earl is doing his best, but there ;s some doubt about the future of the Twenty-first Earl who has, in fact, not been heard of since the war.


Comedy By:
Gwen Cherrell
Produced By:
Peter Watts
Mordaunt, the younger son:
David Enders
Headingley, the butler:
Richard Williams
Frederick Treves
Percy, 20th Earl de Crespeverit:
Colin Gordon
Diana, his wife:
Joan Matheson
Arthur Denton:
Ronald Baddiley

Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally, and a meeting place on the air for those concerned for their welfare
Off-Season Holidays for Pensioners: W. A. Hudson 's suggestions may give you ideas for your own holiday, or interest you in helping others to plan theirs
Birthday Presents: Once again quoting the Smug family's experiences, Kathleen Nesbitt shows how difficult this ' present' problem can be!
Presented by Douglas Smith


W. A. Hudson
Kathleen Nesbitt
Presented By:
Douglas Smith

Junior Theatre presents
Said the Cat to the Dog ' by Martin Armstrong
8—' The Cat and Dog Show '
Produced by Graham Gauld
followed by Music for Cats and Dogs
5.30 For Older Children
Now Showing in London
A review by Eric Gillett of some of the new films and plays
5.50 The week's programmes


Martin Armstrong
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Review By:
Eric Gillett
Mompty, the Cat:
Vivienne Chatterton
Peckham, the Dog:
Stephen Jack
Mary O'Farrell
Wilfred Babbage
Elwyn Stock
Andrew Beeching
Mrs Ferguson:
Ann Codrington
Sir Timothy Jeake:
Laidman Browne
Mr Blyth-Jones:
Robert Chetwyn
Lewis Stringer

by Somerset Maugham
Adapted for broadcasting by Howard Agg
Production by Val Gielgud


Broadcasting By:
Howard Agg
Production By:
Val Gielgud
George Curzon
Alroy Kear:
Philip Leaver
Lady Hodmarsh:
Diana Olsson
Millicent, Duchess of Ewell:
Daphne Jonason
Lord Scallion:
Keith Williams
Rosie Driffield:
June Tobin
Mary- Ann:
Judy Bailey
Meg Wynn Owen
Vicar of Blackstable:
William Eedle
His wife:
Gladys Spencer
Mr Galloway:
John Rye
Mrs Barton Trafford:
Janet Burnell
Allgood Newton:
Hugh Manning
Amy Driffield:
Helen Lindsay
Bill Horsley

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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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