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including short scenes and the sounds of musical instruments whose names you are asked to guess
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Listeners are also invited to join in singing 'Arlequin tient sa boutique' which Jan Rosol sings and accompanies with his guitar
Script by Emile Harven
Intermediate French series

Contributors

Unknown:
Jan Rosol
Script By:
Emile Harven

Living with Mice: Gwen Haines acquires some visitors
Time for Discussion: A second instalment of the exchange of views between Gwenda Hollander, Meg Merrilees, Grace Stuart, and Kenneth Walker
Over the Bridge: A reading by Gary Watson from Richard Church's book
Presented by John Dunn

Contributors

Unknown:
Gwen Haines
Unknown:
Meg Merrilees
Unknown:
Grace Stuart
Unknown:
Kenneth Walker
Reading By:
Gary Watson
Presented By:
John Dunn

A programme for the fives to eights

The story by Carlo Collodi adapted in thirteen parts by Barbara Sleigh

Old Geppetto had sold his only coat so that he might buy Pinocchio a spelling book, and the next day the puppet set out for school with the precious volume under his arm.

Contributors

Author:
Carlo Collodi
Adapted by:
Barbara Sleigh
Producer:
David Davis
Pinocchio:
Patricia Hayes
Boy:
Denise Bryer
Harlequin:
Charles Hodgson
Punchinello:
Douglas Storm
Showman:
Peter Bull
Storyteller:
Mary O'Farrell

by Dannie Abse
with Donald Houston
and Dudley Jones, Norman Shelley, Rachel Thomas, Norman Wynne
Produced by JOHN GIBSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Dannie Abse
Unknown:
Donald Houston
Unknown:
Dudley Jones
Unknown:
Norman Shelley
Unknown:
Rachel Thomas
Unknown:
Norman Wynne
Produced By:
John Gibson
Eddie Cooper:
Donald Houston
Michael Cooper:
Hywel Bennett
Henry Stacey:
Norman Wynne
Millicent Stacey:
Rachel Thomas
George Middleton:
Norman Shelley
Reg Pugh:
Dudley Jones
Ida Bates:
Margaret John
Norman ' Caliban Smith:
Stanley Lebor
Gassy Williams:
Anthony Hall

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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