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Regional Variations (2)

Anglers' Corner

BBC Home Service Midland

conducts
Overture: Oberon (Weber)
Waltz: Tales from the Vienna
Woods (Johann Strauss )
Intermezzo (A Thousand and One
Nights) (Johann Strauss )
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Polonaise (Eugene Onegin )
(Tchaikovsky)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Eugene Onegin

Work in the world of science
The Code of Life
1: DNA and RNA by Sydney Brenner, Ph.D. of the M.R.C. Unit for Molecular Biology. Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge
One of the most challenging problems facing modern science is that of unravelling the physics and chemistry of growth and reproduction. How is the detailed, coded information passed on from generation to generation? And how is it decoded? How are the instructions translated into living matter?
A few weeks ago, exciting new results were announced from Cambridge.
(Last Thursday's recorded broadcast in Network Three)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sydney Brenner

Regional Variations (3)

From Today's Papers

BBC Home Service South and West

Your M.P. at Westminster

BBC Home Service Midland

by Andrew Boyd
Everyone knows the tune of ' The Red Flag ' and most people know the words of the song; but hardly anyone knows much about the colourful career of its Irish author, Jim Connell-poacher , poet, journalist, dress reformer, and pioneer socialist.

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Boyd
Unknown:
Jim Connell-Poacher

A weekly magazine
Introduced by Bill Hartley
The Improving Driver: Ronald Priestley answers some letters he has received from listeners during this series
Where Does the Money Go?: Peter Cartwright analyses present-day motoring costs
Bubble Cars: A few pertinent comments recorded by Derek Bailey Produced by James Pestridge

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
Ronald Priestley
Unknown:
Peter Cartwright
Unknown:
Derek Bailey
Produced By:
James Pestridge

Regional Variations (3)

Ulster Band: Grosvenor Hall Military Band

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The West at Westminster

BBC Home Service South and West

The magazine programme of the air which invites you to meet some of the stars and personalities who are In Town Today Introduced by Leslie Mitchell
Produced by Richard Dingley

Contributors

Introduced By:
Leslie Mitchell
Produced By:
Richard Dingley

Professor Jimmy Edwards submits a weekly school report with Script adapted by David Climie from an original by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by Edward Taylor
Recorded broadcast of September 19, 1961, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Jimmy Edwards
Adapted By:
David Climie
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Produced By:
Edward Taylor
Bailey:
Harry Locke
Mr Potter:
Roddy Maude-Roxby
Alfred Tennyson:
Frederick Treves
Inspector Matthews:
Fred Yule
Mr Barlow:
John Graham
Lumley:
Roger Shepherd
Taplow:
David Lott

James Gunn , R.A. in a recorded programme discusses with Roy Plomley the gramophone records he would choose to have with him if he were condemned to spend the - rest of his life on a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Previously broadcast on January 1

Contributors

Unknown:
James Gunn
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

Untimely End by PHILIP LEVENE with Jon Rollason , Joan Newell and Ronald Baddiley
The owner of a timber yard, after refusing a pay rise to his nephew and manager, whose wife he considers flighty, meets with an ' untimely end.' Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by R. D. SMITH
Recorded broadcast of November 22, 1961, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Levene
Unknown:
Jon Rollason
Unknown:
Joan Newell
Unknown:
Ronald Baddiley
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Riley:
Denys Hawthorne
Archie Peters:
Jon Rollason
Ben Milton:
Ronald Baddiley
Connie Peters:
Joan Newell
Customer:
John Dearth
Bert:
Joe Sterne
Len:
Julian Somers
Police voice:
Haydn Jones
Fireman:
Tom Watson
Inspector Tribe:
Peter Claughton
Sergeant Fawcett:
John Hollis

A new series of six plays about that ' silly little boy ' written by ANTHONY BUCKERIDGE
2: Jennings weathers the storm
Produced by Graham Gauld

Contributors

Written By:
Anthony Buckeridge
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Jennings:
Hugh Janea
Darbishire:
Adrian Walker
Mr Carter:
Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Wilkins:
Wilfred Babbage
Atkinson:
Andrew Beeching
Venables:
David Robinson
Temple:
David Lott

Regional Variations (7)

Sport in the West

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sports Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Sports Report

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Sport Spotlight

BBC Home Service North

Racing
Results from Lingfield Park and Warwick
Association Football
Results, reports, and comments on matches played by south-eastern teams in the fourth round of the F.A. Cup, and a summary of the games in the Third and Fourth Divisions
Minor Leagues
Results of matches played by clubs in the Athenian, Isthmian, and Southern Leagues
Rugby Union
Results of first-class matches and news of games played by London and south-eastern teams
Comment in Sport
Well-known sports personalities are invited to express their views on affairs of the moment
Introduced by Jacob de Vries Produced by Gerald Sinstadt

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries
Produced By:
Gerald Sinstadt

Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Introduced by Ivan Samson
Master of Ceremonies, Charles Crathorn
Produced by Fredric Bayco
The dances: Waverley Twostep; Diana Waltz ; Midnight Tango; Georgella Blues; Clarendon Saunter; The Ladbroke: Felice Foxtrot
Repeated on Friday at 3.0
Tickets for this programme and for the recording which will follow this transmission (and will be broadcast next Friday) are available on application to [address removed], enclosing stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Orchestra leader:
Harry Davidson
Introduced By:
Ivan Samson
M.C:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Fredric Bayco

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The singers
Elizabeth Vaughan
Ronald Lewis
The piano played by Denis Gomm
The first broadcast of John Clifford
Comedy from
Leslie Crowther
Ronnie Barker
This month's comedy guest Jon Pertwee
This month's storyteller Margaret Rawlings
Variety Playhouse Orchestra Leader, John Jezard
Conducted by Vic Oliver
Script by Carey Edwards and Leslie Crowther Produced by Alastair Scott Johnston
Ronald Lewis broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Vic Oliver
Singers:
Elizabeth Vaughan
Singers:
Ronald Lewis
Played By:
Denis Gomm
Unknown:
John Clifford
Unknown:
Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Jon Pertwee
Unknown:
Margaret Rawlings
Leader:
John Jezard
Conducted By:
Vic Oliver
Script By:
Carey Edwards
Script By:
Leslie Crowther
Produced By:
Alastair Scott Johnston
Unknown:
Ronald Lewis

with Alan Gifford and Philip Leaver in Mystery Mile by MARGERY ALLINGHAM adapted and produced by Audrey Cameron
See below and page 3
Repeated on Monday at 3.0
Richard Hurndall is appearing in The Affair' at the Strand Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Gifford
Unknown:
Philip Leaver
Unknown:
Margery Allingham
Produced By:
Audrey Cameron
Unknown:
Richard Hurndall
Albert Campion:
Richard Hurndall

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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