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Regional Variations (2)

Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Work in the world of science
AN EVOLUTIONARY I NIVEKSK? by William Davidson , Ph.D. Reader in Applied Mathematics Batrtersea College of Technology
In recent months, cosmologists have had to adapt their theories to fit the observations of radio-astronomers. Now that the situation is clearer, Dr. Davidson reviews what has been achieved.
Last Thursday's recorded broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Unknown:
William Davidson

Regional Variations (3)

From Today's Papers

BBC Home Service West

Your M.P. at Westminster

BBC Home Service Midland

Talk by Anne Graham
' We were tired of the perpetual hygienic wrappings and chrome-plated bustle of North America, and yearned for a little dirt in a small boy kind of way..... Owing to our usual impecunious state we intended to camp and hitch-hike ...'

Contributors

Talk By:
Anne Graham
on BBC Home Service Basic

Suite No. 1, in C played by Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra directed by Yehudi Menuhin on a gramophone record

Contributors

Played By:
Bath Festival
Directed By:
Yehudi Menuhin

Introduced by Bill Hartley
Get You Home Hints by Roy Brocks. 1: Fuel Supply Failure
The Insurance Consultant: some listeners' questions, answered
Ignition problems and how to recognise them: some comments from John Robson , Chief Engineer to a. manufacturer of sparking plugs
The New Caravan Site Act: a report from Peter Warwick
Recording, of Friday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
Roy Brocks.
Unknown:
John Robson
Unknown:
Peter Warwick

Regional Variations (3)

The-West at Westminster

BBC Home Service West

Ulster Band: Templemore Avenue Silver Band

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
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:
Nam Wircton
Produced By:
Peter Duncan
on BBC Home Service Basic

Kenneth Home in a sort of radio show with Kenneth Williams
Hugh Paddick. Betty Marsdcm
Bill Pertwee , Janet Waters
The Hornets
BBC Variety Orchestra Leader. John Jezard
Conductor. Paul Fenoulhet
Incidental music by Edwin Braden Script by Eric Merriman
Produced by Jacques Brown
The recorded broadcast of Feb. 2, in the Light Programme

Contributors

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

Julian Bream in a recorded, programme discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have on, a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Previously broadcast on June 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Bream
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman
on BBC Home Service Basic

Dead on Course by CHARLES THORNTON
On Gibb 's last voyage as Skipper of the Mentone he has to contend with a vindictive First Mate, who is determined to settle old scores.
Production by WILLIAM GLEN-DOEPEL

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Thornton
Unknown:
On Gibb
Production By:
William Glen-Doepel
Connor:
Brian O'Higgins
Curzon:
John Graham
Catt:
Garard Green
Dale:
George Hasan
Bel:
Andrew Irvine
Gibb:
Wilfrid Grantham

Regional Variations (2)

Edge Hill (British Railways) Band; conductor. William H. Yates

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

From themany broadcasts on BBC sourd and television during the past seven days Gale Pedrick selects highlights that listeners may have missed or might like to hear again
Introduced by John Ellison
Edited by Richard Burwood

Contributors

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

Lawn Tennis Championships
Latest results and commentary by Max Robertson and Raymond Glendenning , with summaries and comments- by Bea Walter
From the All England Club

Contributors

Commentary By:
Max Robertson
Commentary By:
Raymond Glendenning
Unknown:
Bea Walter

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sporfs Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh

Sports results

BBC Home Service West

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sports Report

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Sport Spotlight

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Racing
Results from Newmarket, Haydock Park. Lingfield Park, and Stockton
Lawn Tennis
The Wimbledon Championships. Fred Perry sums up form at the half-way stage
Cricket
Latest scores and a summary of the highlights in today's first-class matches with special reference to those of south-eastern counties
Golf
A report from the course on the Dunlop Tournament, and the latest news about the Amateur Stroke-Play Championship for the Brabazon Trophy
Looking Ahead
A preview of Henley Royal Regatta which opens on Wednesday and' of the Third Test Match which starts at Leeds on Thursday
Introduced by Jacob de Vries Produced by Gerald Sinstadt

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries
Produced By:
Gerald Sinstadt

Regional Variations (2)

Linmill story by Robert McLellan

BBC Home Service Scottish

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Philip Hattey (baritone)
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: WaMz; Liberty Two-step; Saunter Catalina: Eva Three-step: The Dutch Foursome; Jazz Twinkle
The songs: Harlequin; Clementine
Tickets are available on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Fredric Bayco

Regional Variations (3)

First Night of the Promenade Concerts from the Town Hall. Birmingham: The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; conductor. Hugo Rignold

BBC Home Service Midland

On Tour: from the Village Hall. Newtonmore

BBC Home Service Scottish

in which
Cyril Fletcher invites the family to listen to
Janet Brown , Julia Shelley
Harry Bailey , Clifford Haines
Raimund Herincx
Jewel and Warriss
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:
Janet Brown
Unknown:
Julia Shelley
Unknown:
Harry Bailey
Unknown:
Clifford Haines
Unknown:
Raimund Herincx
Directed By:
Cliff Adams
Leader:
John Jezard
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

Richard Murdoch with Gene Anderson in Both Ends Meet
The stage play by ARTHUR MACRAE adapted for radio by Peter Watts
Cast in order of speaking:
Production by AUDREY CAMERON
A new production of the play first broadcast on January 14, 1956

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Gene Anderson
Play By:
Arthur MacRae
Unknown:
Peter Watts
Production By:
Audrey Cameron
Mr Wilson:
John Bryning
Tom Davenport:
Richard' Murdoch
Margaret Ross:
Gene Anderson
Clarissa Davenport:
Gudrun Ure
Edward Kinnerton:
John Graham
Jimmy Scott-Kenniedy:
Eric Anderson
Sir George Treherne:
Philip Leaver
Lord Minsiter:
Godfrey Kenton
on BBC Home Service Basic

Bartok
Quartet No. 2 played by the Aeolian String Quartet Sydney Humphreys (violin) Trevor Williams (violin.) Watson Forbes (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
The recorded broadcast of April 25, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Violin:
Sydney Humphreys
Violin:
Trevor Williams
Viola:
Watson Forbes
Cello:
Derek Simpson

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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