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Regional Variations (2)

Service for Schools

BBC Home Service Scottish

Prayer-
Praise my soul, the King of heaven
(S.P. 623; C.H. 21 (omitting v. 4); D.S. 25; P.H. 24: S.H. 142: Tune, Praise my soul-S.P. 623)
Interlude: Paul before Agrippa
Prayers; the Prayer of St. Richard; the Lord's Prayer
Fight the good fight (S.P. 491; C.H.
517; D.S. 69; P.H. 121; S.H. 39: Tune. Duke Street-S.P. 491)
Blessing

Regional Variations (2)

I Ysgolion Cymru

BBC Home Service Welsh

Interval Music
10.0 FRANÇOlS ET DENISE DUBOIS Le Phare de Cordouan
Francois, Denise, and Madame Dubois take a trip in a motor boat from Royan to the lighthouse of Cordouan. The approach to the lighthouse is dangerous, except at low tide. Woe betide those who linger too long!
Script by Georgette Morisset Early Stages in French series

Contributors

Unknown:
Madame Dubois
Script By:
Georgette Morisset

Regional Variations (2)

Schools. The Story of Wales

BBC Home Service Welsh

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT by Rachel Percival
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray
For five and six-year-olds encouraging them to move to music
Repeated on Thursday at 9.55 a.m.
11.20 ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR
Intelligence in Mammals by Desmond Morris
Some animals are able to learn to carry out actions which do not come to them instinctively. In today's programme you hear examples of these.
General Science series
11.40 THE PLACE OF THE LION
A programme on a modern myth based on Charles Williams 's novel
Sixth Form series. The Christian Religion and its Philosophy
Script by Hugh Ross Williamson

Contributors

Unknown:
Rachel Percival
Arranged By:
Vera Gray
Unknown:
Desmond Morris
Unknown:
Charles Williams
Script By:
Hugh Ross Williamson

STORIES AND RHYMES
' The Farthing Bundle '
A dramatised story by Mary Cockett about children in the East End of London
2.20 POETS AND POETRY
An anthology of poems written by schoolchildren who have been listening to this series during the term
Readers,
Ann Greenland and Gary Watson
2.40 Interval music
2.45 NATURE STUDY
Nature Quiz
Paper and pencil are needed for this programme, in which Mr. Collins asks Tony some questions about this term's broadcasts.
Script by Frank Tyson

Contributors

Story By:
Mary Cockett
Readers:
Ann Greenland
Readers:
Gary Watson
Script By:
Frank Tyson

by CHARLES DICKENS
Adapted for radio in twelve episodes by H. Oldfield Box with James Hayter
Norman Shelley and Hugh Dickson as Pip
Episode 12
Produced by ROBIN MIDGLEY Sunday's recorded broadcast fames Hayter is in ' My Fair Lady at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Contributors

Unknown:
H. Oldfield Box
Unknown:
James Hayter
Unknown:
Norman Shelley
Unknown:
Hugh Dickson
Produced By:
Robin Midgley

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

Contributors

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

A message of comfort and cheer for all 'in trouble, sorrow, need, sickness or any other adversity '
Stuart Hibberd introduces the first of two talks by the Rev. Norman Motley
Listeners' letters are very welcome as thty give real help in planning these talks. Send them to Stuart Hibberd , c/o Silver Lining, Broadcasting House, London, W.I. Listeners will realise that speakers cannot reply personally but will try to deal with their problems in the talks.

Contributors

Introduces:
Stuart Hibberd
Unknown:
Norman Motley
Unknown:
Stuart Hibberd

Regional Variations (4)

Jim Cro Crwstyn: songs and a story

BBC Home Service Welsh

Two Talks: The Month in Field and Folklore, by Michael J. Murphy; Working Holiday in Yugoslavia by Patricia Burke

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Nature Scrapbook

BBC Home Service Scottish

Your questions answered by Peter Scott , L. Hugh Newman Maxwell Knight
Chairman,
Derek McCulloch (Uncle Mac)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Scott
Unknown:
L. Hugh Newman
Unknown:
Derek McCulloch

Regional Variations (2)

The Wayfarers: folk songs sung by Rosemary Redpath

BBC Home Service Midland

The Boy at the Window
The novel by E. W. Hildick abridged by Neville Teller read by Jean England
1: A Hint of Trouble
Young David Case, confined to bed after an attack of polio, has a lot of time to look through his window at the street outside. Some of the things he sees sets him thinking.

Contributors

Novel By:
E. W. Hildick
Abridged By:
Neville Teller
Read By:
Jean England

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Report

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service North

News. Round-up of events

BBC Home Service West

News. Stock Market Report

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

South-Eastern News
6.30 Fred Streeter Advises
A weekly talk to gardeners in the South-East
6.40 Town and Country
Comment, controversy and character for listeners in London and the counties of the South-East
6.57 London Stock Market Report

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Streeter

Introduced by Joan Cross
Elizabeth Fretwell (soprano) William McAlpine (tenor)
BBC Scottish Choral Society
BBC Scottish Orchestra
Leader, Peter Gibbs
Conducted by James Lockhart
Excerpts from the Operas
Before an invited audience in the BBC studios. Broadcasting House. Glasgow

Contributors

Introduced By:
Joan Cross
Soprano:
Elizabeth Fretwell
Tenor:
William McAlpine
Leader:
Peter Gibbs
Conducted By:
James Lockhart

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Kenneth Home knows some of the answers
Produced by C. F. Meehan
'Twenty Questions ' is broadcast by arrangement with Maurice Winnick
Tickets for this series are available on application to [address removed] enclosing stamped addressed envelope

Contributors

Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Joy Adamson
Unknown:
Jack Train
Unknown:
Richard Dimbleby
Produced By:
C. F. Meehan
Arrangement With:
Maurice Winnick

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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