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8.15 TODAY
Second, edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio
8.35 FROM TODAY'S PAPERS
8.40 A WORLD OF SOUND
Recordings from the past and present
WE WERE THERE: 1
Wynford Vaughan Thomas recalls outstanding events at which he was present
Produced by John Powell

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
Unknown:
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Produced By:
John Powell

SINGING TOGETHER by William Appleby
11.20 THE WORLD OF WORK Getting on in the World
Margaret Hotine introduces recordings
11.40 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH
Un metteur en scène exigeant
Texte de Paule-AIine et John Dent
Jean-Pierre et Gisele font partie d'une troupe théâtrale. Ce sont des amateurs. Ce mois-ci il vont joder Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme de Moliere, et aujourd'hui ils répètent la scène 4 de l'acte 2 et la scène 2 de l'acte.3.

Contributors

Unknown:
William Appleby
Introduces:
Margaret Hotine
Unknown:
John Dent

Regional Variations (2)

I Ysgolion Cymru

BBC Home Service Welsh

PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS
The second of two programmes about Christian names
Script by Margaret J. Miller
2.0 THE MUSIC BOX by Gordon Reynolds
2.10 ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS La Boutique Fantasque
First of two talks by John Russell on the piano pieces by Rossini, orchestrated by Respighi
2.30 THE JACKSONS
Judy Webb and the Stick Insects
Script by Edward BHshen
2.50 PROSE AND VERSE READINGS 'The Dingoes ' from ' Wild Brother' by Mary Patchett

Contributors

Script By:
Margaret J. Miller
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
John Russell
Unknown:
Judy Webb
Script By:
Edward Bhshen
Unknown:
Mary Patchett

The countryman Sleep
Balulalow
I have a garden
Take, o take those lips away Robin Goodfellow
The bayly berith the bell away sung by Mary Dunkley (mezzo-soprano) Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Goodfellow
Mezzo-Soprano:
Mary Dunkley
Piano:
Ernest Lush

Advice and entertainment for retired people and older people generally, and a meeting-place on the air for those concerned for their welfare
You haven't changed a bit: Gwenda Hollander considers possible reactions to this greeting
Bifocals: Albert Butler was determined to learn to use both gears!
A Listener's Opinion: read by the compere, John Dunn
The second item is recorded

Contributors

Unknown:
Gwenda Hollander
Unknown:
Albert Butler
Unknown:
John Dunn

5 JUNIOR TIME
A programme for the fives to eights The Big Pond
The last of four stories written for broadcasting by Bertha Lonsdale 4: Dabchicks in Danger
Music for the flute written and played by Bernard Herrmann Produced by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Bertha Lonsdale
Played By:
Bernard Herrmann
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Storyteller:
Trevor Hill
Nicholas:
Karal Gardner
Gamekeeper George:
Joseph Hancock
Mr Albert Fizzle:
Brian Trueman
Farmer Tuckle:
Tom Harrison

with The Kevin Neill Trio
Kevin Neill (guitar) Janet Jarrett (bass)
Ricky Raynor (piano) Pat O'Hare (vocalist)

Contributors

Unknown:
Kevin Neill Trio
Guitar:
Kevin Neill
Bass:
Janet Jarrett
Piano:
Ricky Raynor
Piano:
Pat O'Hare

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News

BBC Home Service North

News. Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

News. Stock Market report

BBC Home Service Midland

News, sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Stock Market report. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

South-Eastern News
6.30 The Commuter and the Community
Many people live in one area and work in another, 'commuting' daily between the two. In the south-east, in particular, hundreds of thousands travel to and from the central London area. What value is the commuter to the community in which he has chosen to make his home?
Those taking part include: Ruth Glass, Director of Research, Centre for Urban Studies, University College. London; E.H. Doubleday, O.B.E., P.P.T.P.I., County Planning Officer for Hertfordshire; H.C. Weller, Town Clerk, Guildford. Chairman, Robert Gunnell.
6.50 From the Local Press
A weekly review of what the papers in South-East England are saying.
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown:
E. H. Doubleday, O.B.E., P.P.T.P.I.,
Unknown:
H. C. Weller
Unknown:
Robert Gunnell

Regional Variations (3)

Open Day: 2. A visit to the Geography Department at the Queen's University of Belfast

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

BBC Scottish Orchestra: conductor. Norman Del Mar: Henry Morrison. clarinet: Haydn. Busoni, d'lndy

BBC Home Service Scottish

Debussy
Cortege. Menuet. and Ballet (Petite
Suite) torch. Busser) Lamoureux Orchestra
Conducted by Jean Fournet
Poème dansé: Jeux
Suisse Romande Orchestra Conductor. Ernest Ansermet on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Jean Fournet
Conductor:
Ernest Ansermet

Regional Variations (3)

Ser y Siroedd: Welsh youth competition

BBC Home Service Welsh

Fishermen's Forum

BBC Home Service Midland

Recorded wit, music, and humour
Introduced by Basil Boothroyd including:
Piers Stephens - 'The Thing in the Kitchen'
C. Gordon Glover - 'So this is Marion!'
Ted Allan - 'Thespian'
Penelope Lee and Gareth Morgan - 'How Many Esses in Success' by Eric Ashton
Charlotte Mitchell - 'Knitting Pretty'
Peter Bull - 'The Burglar' by Archibald Marshall
Brian Kendrick - 'The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody: Lady Godiva' by Will Guppy
Ivor Cutler of Y'Hup, O.M.P. - 'The Distant Pain '
Musical interludes on records chosen by Robert Irwin
Edited and produced by John Bridges

Contributors

Introduced By:
Basil Boothroyd
Unknown:
Piers Stephens
Unknown:
C. Gordon Glover
Unknown:
Ted Allan
Unknown:
Penelope Lee
Unknown:
Gareth Morgan
Unknown:
Eric Ashton
Unknown:
Charlotte Mitchell
Unknown:
Peter Bull
Unknown:
Archibald Marshall
Unknown:
Brian Kendrick
Unknown:
Will Cuppy
Unknown:
Ivor Cutler
Unknown:
Robert Irwin
Produced By:
John Bridges

by BARBARA PARKER
With their ' white-winged birds ' the pale men sailed down the Western Trades to find a land: they called it New Zealand. Here the summer days belong to the white stranger and his Polynesian neighbour. But the swift-falling nights still belong to the law of the Tapu and the ghosts of Polynesia.
Other parts plaved by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by MICHAEL BAKEWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Parker
Produced By:
Michael Bakewell
Tusitala:
Inia Wiata
Abel Wilkins:
Nigel Anthony
Dick Swenson:
Jerold Wells
May Swenson:
Molly Rankin
Phil:
Michael Turner
Joe:
John Carson
Ellen Noeline:
Prit Chard
Nan Duhon:
Paddy Frost
Gene Duhon:
Julian Somers
Mick:
Elaine MacNamara
Sue:
Janette Richer
Willie Roberts:
Gordon Woolford
Sam Roberts:
William Eedle
Liz:
Beryl McMillan

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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