Programme Index

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St. Paul's Training College
Newbold Revel, Rugby Celebrant,
Mgr. Vincent Healey, S.T.L.
Proper: Plainsong Plainsong Credo III
Mass in G (Schubert, arr. John P.
Rush)
Motet: 0 Esca Viatorum (L. Bour geois)
Choir-Mistress,
Sister Agnes Gertrude . Organist. Sister Francis Adrian
The action of the Mass described by Father Patrick McEnroe

Contributors

Unknown:
L. Bour
Organist:
Agnes Gertrude
Unknown:
Francis Adrian
Unknown:
Father Patrick McEnroe
on BBC Home Service Basic

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I by Rachel Percival
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
A programme encouraging children to move to music
Tuesday's recorded broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Rachel Percival
Arranged By:
Vera Gray
on BBC Home Service Basic

RHYTHM AND MELODY
A programme of songs and orchestral music for children, between the ages of nine and eleven
Introduced by Gladys Whitred
11.20 ETHIOPIA
When at the age of sixteen Barbara Mons read about the journey to the source of the Blue Nile of the eighteenth-century explorer, James Bruce , she resolved to visit it herself one day. Today she talks about a recent visit to Ethiopia and the fulfilment of her childhood ambition
11.40 DIE FAMILIE SCHWARZ
' Der gute Nachbar '
In spite of the pace of German life today, Herr Schwarz finds time to do a good turn
A programme in the series Intermediate German
Script by Marianne Walla

Contributors

Introduced By:
Gladys Whitred
Unknown:
Barbara Mons
Unknown:
James Bruce
Unknown:
Familie Schwarz
Unknown:
Herr Schwarz
Script By:
Marianne Walla

Regional Variations (5)

What's On? Coming events

BBC Home Service Midland

As North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Week Ahead

BBC Home Service North

I Ysgolion Cymru

BBC Home Service Welsh

Six readings from the Letters of Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford 1836-1846 edited by Betty Miller and arranged for broadcasting by Mollie Greenhalgh Reader,
Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Part 2
In last week's letters Miss Elizabeth Barrett , the aspiring young poetess, wrote from her invalid couch to her literary friend Miss Mitford of the intense heat in London; of her two doves and their hopeful egg; and of the fact that Papa had concluded the purchase of a new house-Number Fifty, Wimpole Street.

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Barrett
Unknown:
Mary Russell Mitford
Edited By:
Betty Miller
Broadcasting By:
Mollie Greenhalgh
Unknown:
Miss Elizabeth Barrett
on BBC Home Service Basic

RED SUN AND BLUE MOON by James Britton
A series of poetry programmes dealing with everyday experiences and with the fantastic and impossible.
5: l'oetry From Yon
This programme consists mainly of poetry contributed by listeners to the preceding broadcasts
Adventures in English series
2.20 SCIENCE AND FOOD 5: Controlling Pests
Poisonous sprays or resistant strains, chemical controls or biological controls. The scientist has developed and is developing new ways of controlling the spread of plant and animal pests
Script by H. E. Harbour
2.40 TROUBLE OVER THE RAILWAYS Stapieford Park
A Victorian landowner refuses to let the new railway run through his estate
Script by Zoë Bailey

Contributors

Unknown:
James Britton
Script By:
H. E. Harbour
on BBC Home Service Basic

A gallery of portraits in close-up
C. P. Snow
A conversation between
Sir Charles Snow novelist and scientist and his friend, the novelist and critic Walter Allen
Edited and produced by Dorothy Baker
Recorded broadcast of Sept. 1, 1960

Contributors

Unknown:
Walter Allen
Produced By:
Dorothy Baker
on BBC Home Service Basic

A Toytown play by S. G. Hulme Beaman
Produced by Claire Chovil

Contributors

Play By:
S. G. Hulme Beaman
Produced By:
Claire Chovil
Larry the Lamb:
Derek McCulloch
Narrator,:
Derek McCulloch
Ernest the Policeman:
Peter Claughton
Mr Growser:
John Glyn-Jones
Letitia the Lambkin:
Sheila Moloney
The Mayor of Toytown:
Felix Felton
Captain Higgins:
Norman Shelley
The Magician:
Norman Shelley
Dennis the Dachshund:
Preston Lockwood
The Inventor:
Ivan Samson
Mr Noah:
Charles Maunsell

Regional Variations (4)

Farm Forum

BBC Home Service Scottish

Come to Stay? Hit tunes

BBC Home Service Midland

Music at Seven: BBC West of England Players; Frederick Harvey (baritone)

BBC Home Service West

Schumann
Quartet No. 1, in A minor played by the Macgibbon String Quartet Margot Macgibbon (violin) Lorraine du Val (violin) Anatole Mines (viola) Lilly Phillips (cello)

Contributors

Violin:
Margot MacGibbon
on BBC Home Service Basic

Oh! Captain, My Captain! by Alun Richards with Clifford Evans as Vasco
' No matter what flag we fly, there's rock bottom and we daren't go below it.' Thus the eloquent Vasco to his horrified crew when he assembles them to tell them the ship had gone dry because of the importance of the cargo.
' Blow the Man Down ' is sung by Oscar Quitak
Guitarist. Frederick Schiller
Produced by Emyr Humphreys

Contributors

Unknown:
Alun Richards
Unknown:
Clifford Evans
Sung By:
Oscar Quitak
Guitarist:
Frederick Schiller
Produced By:
Emyr Humphreys
Taximan:
Wyn Thomas
Vasco:
Clifford Evans
The Cook:
Barry Keegan
The Mate:
Roger Snowden
Montez:
Frederick Schiller
Jimmy:
Ray Smith
Sparks:
Wyn Thomas
Vasco's Inner Voice:
Oscar Quitak
Pilot:
Leuan Rhys Williams

Regional Variations (2)

Retrospect: review of the General Assembly, introduced by the Rev. Wilson Anderson

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A monthly programme in which radio is used to link speakers in London and other world centres to exchange views on important issues of common interest
Chairman in London
Robert McKenzie

on BBC Home Service Basic

Tartini Sinfonia in D
Cello Concerto in A played by Enrico Mainardi (cello)
Lucerne Festival Strings
Directed by Rudolf Baumgartner on a gramophone record

Contributors

Cello:
Enrico Mainardi
Directed By:
Rudolf Baumgartner

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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