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on BBC Home Service Basic

arr. Beecham Movements from
Love in Bath
Use Hollweg (soprano)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor,
Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt.
A recent gramophone record

Contributors

Soprano:
Use Hollweg
Conductor:
Sir Thomas Beecham

Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley
What is a Safe Speed? Raymond Baxter introduces a discussion between Stirling Moss and James Tye , Chairman of the British Safety Council
Driving as an Art: Some views from Leonard Cottrell
The Lawyer: Fines on the spot
The Joys of Winter Motoring: outlined by Roy McCarthy
Produced' by David Glencross
Recording of last Friday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Introduces:
Raymond Baxter
Unknown:
Stirling Moss
Unknown:
James Tye
Unknown:
Leonard Cottrell
Unknown:
Roy McCarthy
Produced By:
David Glencross
on BBC Home Service Basic

The magazine programme of the air, which invites you to meet some of the stars and personalities who are In Town Today
Introduced by Nan Winton and Antony Bilbow
Produced by Peter Duncan

Contributors

Introduced By:
Nan Winton
Produced By:
Peter Duncan

Regional Variations (3)

Take Pot Luck: records introduced by Michael Ford

BBC Home Service Midland

Ulster Band: Argyle Temperance Flute Band; conductor, John Murdie

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Ernest Lough in a recorded- programme 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
Previously broadcast on October 24

Contributors

Unknown:
Ernest Lough
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

Regional Variations (2)

Eskimo Story: talk by Alex. Ritchie of Gourdon

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Cuppa
A play for radio by AlLEEN BURKE and LEONE STEWART
A mystery surrounds The Cuppa cafe. Why is it only open in the early mornings and why does it cater mainly for released prisoners and their wives or girl friends?
Characters in order of speaking:
2.40 app. Zero Fuel
A play for radio by RICHARD TOWNSHEND BICKERS
George Britton , of Air Traffic Control, is offered a tempting new job, but he finds it difficult to make up his mind.
Characters in order of speaking:
Plays produced by David H. Godfrey

Contributors

Unknown:
Alleen Burke
Unknown:
Richard Townshend Bickers
Unknown:
George Britton
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
John Lawson:
Ralph Hallett
Gwenda Williams:
Mary Jones
Molly:
Valerie Hanson
Huw Williams:
Gareth Morgan
Bruno:
Haydn Jones
Dennis:
Henry Davies
Sal:
Anne Dalliance
Audrey Lawson:
Eva Stuart
Rose Britton:
Myrtle Reed
Flight Lieutenant George Britton:
David March
Charlie,Gill:
Denis McCarthy
Flying Officer Peter Dean:
Hugh Dickson
Flight Sergeant ' Chalky ' White:
Ralph Hallett
on BBC Home Service Basic

Gale Pedrick selects highlights from t'he many broadcasts on BBC sound and television during the past seven days
Introduced by John Ellison Edited by John Haslam

Contributors

Unknown:
Gale Pedrick
Introduced By:
John Ellison
Edited By:
John Haslam
on BBC Home Service Basic

A question and answer programme in which four scientists answer listeners' questions about science and technology
In the Chair
Professor G. P. WELLS F.R.S. ,
Members of Panel A. D. BOOTH
Birkbeck College, London J. D. CARTHY
Queen Mary College, London T. F. GASKELL
A petroleum geophysicist P. B. MEDAWAR F.R.S. ,
University College, London
Arranged by Archie Clow
If you have a question you would like to put to the panel, please write it on a postcard, and address it to ' Who Knows?,' BBC, Broadcasting House, London, W.

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor G. P. Wells F.R.S.
Unknown:
A. D. Booth
Unknown:
J. D. Carthy
Unknown:
T. F. Gaskell
Unknown:
P. B. Medawar F.R.S.
Arranged By:
Archie Clow
on BBC Home Service Basic

Five pieces from Op. 76
Capriccio in F sharp minor Capriccio in B minor Intermezzo in A flat Intermezzo in A
Capriccio in C sharp minor played by Nigel Coxe (piano)

Contributors

Piano:
Nigel Coxe

A musical programme for children under five with Ann Driver. Marjorie Westbury and Maurice Bevan
Tim Gudgin introduces today's programme which includes
' Au clair de la lune ' and the musical tale of 'The Trumpet, Violin, and Piano '

Contributors

Unknown:
Ann Driver.
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Unknown:
Maurice Bevan
Introduces:
Tim Gudgin
on BBC Home Service Basic

Junior Theatre
NORMAN AND HENRY BONES
The boy detectives in a new series of adventures written by ANTHONY C. WILSON with Patrieia Hayes and Harold Reese 1: A Clue to My Secret
Produced by Graham Gauld
See page 4
5.30 VISITING DAY
John Ellison visits a children's ward in the Middlesex Hospital, London, and invites some of the patients to choose a record

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Bones
Written By:
Anthony C. Wilson
Unknown:
Patrieia Hayes
Unknown:
Harold Reese
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Unknown:
John Ellison
Norman Bones:
Harold Reese
Henry Bones:
Patricia Hayes
Mrs Bones:
Ann Codrington
Inspector Martin:
Preston Lockwood
Major Sheridan:
Ronald Baddiley
James Alardyce:
Denis Goacher
Elsie Phillips:
Beatrice Kane
Bob Stokes:
Leonard Henry

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport Spotlight

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sports Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh

Sport, including results

BBC Home Service West

News

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Association Football Results
Association Football
Patrick Campbell sums up the day's play, introducing reports and comments on matches played by south-eastern teams
Minor Leagues: Results of matches played bv clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian. and Southern Leagues Rugby Union
Results of first-class matches and news of games played by London and south-eastern teams
Comment in Sport
Sports personalities express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vries

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries

Regional Variations (2)

News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra with Denis Catlin (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Military Twostep; Waltz: Lola Tango : Bradford Barn Dance; Valse Superbe ; Manhattan Blues
The songs: Friend o'mine; Come, landlord, fill the flowing bowl
Admission by ticket on application to [address removed] enclosing stamped addressed envelope

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Baritone:
Denis Catlin
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Fredric Bayco
Unknown:
Lola Tango
Unknown:
Bradford Barn
Unknown:
Valse Superbe

Regional Variations (2)

Saturday Night with Alistair McHarg: Variety

BBC Home Service Scottish

in which
Vic Oliver introduces
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
The singers
Patricia Bartlett
Andy Cole , John Shaw
The piano played by Valerie Tryon
Comedy from
Ronnie Barker , Leslie Crowther and Bill Maynard
BBC Revue Orchestra
Leader. Julien Gaillard Conducted by Vic Oliver Script by Carey Edwards.
Ronnie Barker , and Leslie Crowther ' Pocket Theatre ' written by Gavin Blakeney
Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston

Contributors

Introduces:
Vic Oliver
Unknown:
Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown:
Jack Hulbert
Singers:
Patricia Bartlett
Singers:
Andy Cole
Singers:
John Shaw
Played By:
Valerie Tryon
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
Bill Maynard
Leader:
Julien Gaillard
Conducted By:
Vic Oliver
Script By:
Carey Edwards.
Script By:
Ronnie Barker
Script By:
Leslie Crowther
Written By:
Gavin Blakeney
Produced By:
Alastair Scott Johnston

The Golden Deed by ANDREW GARVE
Dramatised by Eileen Cullen
Produced by CEDRIC MESSINA

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Garve
Dramatised By:
Eileen Cullen
Produced By:
Cedric Messina
Tony Mellanby:
Glen Grant
Sally Mellanby, his mother:
Joan Matheson
Kira:
Daphne Jonason
Frank Roscoe:
William Eedle
Landlord:
Kenneth Dight
John Mellanby:
Peter Coke
George Sherston:
Ronald Baddiley
Eve Sherston:
June Tobin
Charles Faulkner:
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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