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Overture: Fra Diavolo (Auber)
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Ansermet
Ballet Suite: Billy the Kid (Copland)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Some recent gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By:
Leonard Bernstein

Introduced by Bill Hartley
CROSS-ROADS
Listeners' motoring questions are answered by The Lawyer, John Howell
Ronald Priestley
Produced by David Glencross
Last Friday's recorded broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
John Howell
Unknown:
Ronald Priestley
Produced By:
David Glencross

Kenneth Home in A sort of radio show with Kenneth Williams
Hugh Paddick , Betty Marsden
Bill Pertwee , Janet Waters
The Hornets and the BBC Variety Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Incidental music by Edwin Braden
Script by Eric Merriman
Produced by Jacques Brown
Recorded broadcast of Oct. 20, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Hugh Paddick
Unknown:
Betty Marsden
Unknown:
Bill Pertwee
Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Music By:
Edwin Braden
Script By:
Eric Merriman
Produced By:
Jacques Brown

Yesterday's Hero
A play for radio by KENNETH CLARK with Noel Johnson , Nicolette Bernard
Mike Cochrane , once a Battle of Britain hero, is now working as an experimental test pilot. He crashes a prototype aircraft of vital importance. Is this the result of a technical defect- or is Cochrane just losing his grip?
Other parts played by Anne Dalliance and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by MICHAEL BAKEWELL followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Clark
Unknown:
Noel Johnson
Unknown:
Nicolette Bernard
Unknown:
Mike Cochrane
Played By:
Anne Dalliance
Produced By:
Michael Bakewell
Harland, a test pilot:
Gabriel Woolf
Scott Duty Controller Flying Control:
Douglas Storm
Cochrane Senior Experimental Test Pilot:
Noel Johnson
Clouden, Head of the Flight Research Department:
David Bird
Winter, of the Flight Research Department:
Kenneth Dight
Mr Porter:
Blake Butler
Helen Cochrane:
Nicolette Bernard
Dougal Brett:
Julian Somers

Portrait of a Pioneer
Narrated by Norman Lowndes
Margaret McMillan , who was born just over a hundred years ago, fought for the health, comfort, and education of poor children. To her we owe the Open Air Nursery School.
Prologue by J. B. PRIESTLEY
Record,ings by j Dame Sybil Thorndike and many of Margaret McMillan 's friends and fellow-workers
Readings by June Tobin from the writings of Margaret McMillan Compiled by Eileen Capel
Recorded broadcast of Nov. 27. 1960

Contributors

Unknown:
Norman Lowndes
Unknown:
Margaret McMillan
Unknown:
J. B. Priestley
Unknown:
Dame Sybil Thorndike
Unknown:
Margaret McMillan
Unknown:
June Tobin
Unknown:
Margaret McMillan
Unknown:
Eileen Capel

REPEAT PERFORMANCE
Carnival of the Animals
1: Tigers, I Have Met
A conversation between
Lt.-Colonel A. Locke author of 'Tigers in Trengganu '
E. O. Shebbeare author of ' Soonder Mooni thirty-two years in the Indian Forest Service and nine years in Malaya and Hans Brick reputed to be one of the finest animal trainers in Europe and author of ' Jungle be Gentle ' Chairman, Stewart Wavell
Shortened version of the recorded broadcast of November 27, 1960
5.30 VISITING DAY
Jean Ware visits Minffordd Hospital, Bangor, and talks to some of the young patients, inviting them to choose a record they would like to hear

Contributors

Unknown:
Colonel A. Locke
Unknown:
E. O. Shebbeare
Unknown:
Hans Brick
Unknown:
Stewart Wavell
Unknown:
Jean Ware

The first of a new series in which
Cyril Fletcher invites the family to listen to
Billy Burden , Julia Shelley
Chic Murray and Maidie
Amaryllis Fleming
Ian Wallace , Hylda Baker
Country Calendar: Percy Edwards
Calypso Time: with Cy Grant
Memories in Music: with Rawicz and Landauer
The Adam Singers
Directed' by Cliff Adams BBC Variety Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Produced, by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
Billy Burden
Unknown:
Julia Shelley
Unknown:
Chic Murray
Unknown:
Amaryllis Fleming
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Hylda Baker
Unknown:
Percy Edwards
Directed By:
Cliff Adams
Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

The Crippled Tanker
A radio play by Kenneth Langmaid based on the novel by D. A. Rayner with Brewster Mason, William Eedle and Eric Woodburn
British and German officers, quartermasters, signalmen, seamen played by members of the cast
Produced by Archie Campbell

Brewster Mason is appearing in Ross at the Haymarket Theatre, London

Contributors

Writer:
Kenneth Langmaid
Novelist:
D. A. Rayner
Producer:
Archie Campbell
Cdr Murrell:
Brewster Mason
Lt Cdr Wheeler (Number One):
William Eedle
Surgeon Lieut Macmillan (Doc):
Eric Woodburn
Signalman:
Michael Turner
Lieut Craven:
Hugh Dickson
Capt Morgan:
Godfrey Kenton
Cdr Ransom:
Ralph Hallett
Lieut Masters (Pilot):
Nigel Anthony
Signalman:
Haydn Jones
L S Kirby (Officers' Steward):
Keith Buckley
L S Pengelley:
Anthony Viccars
A B Anders:
Rodney Bewes
A B Sibson:
Jon Rollason
A B Trotman:
Hugh Dickson
Engine Room Artificer Hart:
Derek Blomfield
L S White:
Keith Williams
Mr Gray (Gunner):
Tom Watson
Focke-Wulf Pilot:
John G Heller
Co-pilot:
Keith Buckley
U-boat Captain:
Frederick Schrecker
U-boat Navigator:
Rolf Lefebvre
Konter-Admiral von Fichte:
Hugh Manning
Herr Spichern:
Carl Duering
Lieutenant Klein,:
Keith Williams
Chief-of-Staff:
Rudolf Offenbach

Liza Fuchsova (piano) Wilfred Lehmann (violin) Josephine Lee (piano)
Smetana
Polka in F sharp In Bohemia
From my Homeland for violin and piano
The Little Hen
Polka in A minor
(Recording of broadcast on Feb. 27)

Contributors

Pianist:
Liza Fuchsova
Violinist:
Wilfred Lehmann
Pianist:
Josephine Lee

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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