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Three talks on the North Atlantic voyages of the Norsemen by Gwyn Jones author of a new English translation of the Icelandic chronicle, Egil's Saga
2-Westwards to Greenland
(circa 900)
Professor Jones discusses how the fairly established Icelandic colony in Greenland died out with -the last man (and the last mouse) in the early sixteenth century.

Contributors

Unknown:
Gwyn Jones

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Cherry Lind (soprano)
Introduced by Rex Palmer
. M.C. Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Waltz; Anniversary Twostep: Lola Tango: Sherrie Saunter: Latchford Schottische; Waltz Marie; Variety Foxtrot: Crinoline Gavotte: Gay Paree Onestep

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Soprano:
Cherry Lind
Introduced By:
Rex Palmer
Unknown:
M.C. Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Fredric Bayco

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Alec Newman
Unknown:
Noel Peart
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Presented By:
Robert Gladwell

Andrew Gold (tenor)
Dorothy White (piano)
Beaufort Trio: Felix Kok (violin)
Alexander Kok (cello) Daphne Ibbott (piano)
Part of a concert presented by the Royal Overseas League Musical Circle in the presence of H.M. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother at St. James's Palace on June io and originally broadcast in the BBC General Overseas Service.

Contributors

Tenor:
Andrew Gold
Piano:
Dorothy White
Violin:
Felix Kok
Cello:
Alexander Kok
Piano:
Daphne Ibbott

A weekly exploration of the BBC Sound Archives
This is the Midlands
A visit to the ten counties that lie between Yorkshire and the Thames, East Anglia and the Welsh Border
Written and narrated by Brian Vaughton
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Vaughton
Produced By:
Harold Rogers

For Children of Most Ages
' The Life and Strange
Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York,
Mariner ' by Daniel Defoe
(1660-1731) told in six readings by David
1—' Crusoe is cast on a desert island '
See Junior Radio Times
5.15 For Older Children
' Special Courier '
A serial play in six parts by John Darran
1—' Dark Shadow '
Other parts played by Prysor Williams and D. L. Davies
Production by Ifan O . Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
Daniel Defoe
Unknown:
John Darran
Played By:
Prysor Williams
Played By:
D. L. Davies
Production By:
Ifan O . Williams
Major Sanders:
Leonard Mayo
Dan Masters:
John Darran
Wyn Rogers:
Wyn Thomas
Lars:
Edgar Harrison
' R ':
Ivor Maddox
Inspector Lewis:
Iewan Rhys Williams
Jack:
John Powell

Regional Variations (7)

News, sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service North

News, sport. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News

BBC Home Service West

Local news and London Stock Market report
6.30 Today's Sport
6.45 Fishing Reel
Harvey Torbett comments on news and prospects for anglers in south-eastern waters
6.55 Preview
Some of the events in the South-East during the week ahead

Regional Variations (3)

Alone. Alone: talk by Wally Herbert

BBC Home Service Midland

Seinn An Duan So: Gaelic song requests

BBC Home Service Scottish

V. H. WENTWORTH , a research chemist, describes how he and other scientists imprisoned in Changi P.o.W. camp,
Singapore, improvised medical and dental supplies from materials found in the camp.

Contributors

Unknown:
H. Wentworth

A gramophone programme based on an interview with the distinguished conductor, recorded in America in 1956, by Arnold Michaelis. The interview is partly autobiographical and partly a discussion of some of Mozart's views on life and death as expressed in his music and in his letters.
The discussion is illustrated with arias from The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro.

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Michaelis.

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