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Introduced by Marjorie Anderson
April Notebook: reviews of new topics and events
Press Conference: Cecil Harms-worth King interviewed by Anne Scott-James and Katharine Whitehorn
Secrets of Discipline: Edward Blishen on the track of a school mystery
Advice to Someone Else's Daughter: Kenneth More talks about strong drink

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Interviewed By:
Anne Scott-James
Interviewed By:
Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown:
Edward Blishen
Talks:
Kenneth More

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage Liszt's Faust Symphony by Humphrey Searle
Walton and the Concerto by Colin Mason
Musical Profile: Sallac Dnalrethus by John Amis
Form and Performance book review by Peter Stadlen

Contributors

Edited By:
Anna Instone
Edited By:
Julian Herbage
Introduced By:
Julian Herbage
Unknown:
Humphrey Searle
Unknown:
Colin Mason
Unknown:
Sallac Dnalrethus
Unknown:
John Amis
Review By:
Peter Stadlen

Chairman, T. C. Worsley Film: Edgar Anstey
Theatre: Richard Findlater
Broadcasting: A. Alvarez
Book: J. W. Lambert
Art: Bryan Robertson

Contributors

Unknown:
T. C. Worsley
Unknown:
Edgar Anstey
Unknown:
Richard Findlater
Unknown:
A. Alvarez
Unknown:
Bryan Robertson

Do birds sing because they enjoy it? CHARLES HARTSHORNE , the American ornithologist, after nearly fifty years of world-wide study expresses his belief that birds have a genuine musical sense.
The programme is illustrated with recordings of the world's most gifted bird musicians from six continents.
Produced by Lillian Lang and Jeffery Boswall
Recorded in the BBC's New York studio

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Hartshorne
Produced By:
Lillian Lang
Produced By:
Jeffery Boswall

A play in three parts written by MAIDA STANIER
1: Schoolroom at War
Continued in next column
Other parts played by members of the cast
Songs by the Madrigal Group of King Edward's Five Ways School, Birmingham
Produced by SHIRLEY FRANKLIN

Contributors

Written By:
Maida Stanier
Produced By:
Shirley Franklin
Toby:
Josefina Ray
Tom:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Sam:
Elleen Barry
Peter:
Dera Cooper
Pip:
Mary Chester
Thumper:
Norman Bennett
The Master:
Philip Morant
Doggett:
Bob Arnold
Prince Rupert:
Andrew Faulds
Constable Hogg:
Denis Folwell
Garrotty:
Arnold Peters
Waterman Tozer:
Eric Skelding
Ragman Tugg:
Graham Rigby

by ANTHONY TROLLOPE adapted for radio in thirteen episodes by H. Oldfield Box
Episode 1
Produced by WILLIAM GLEN-DOBPEL

Contributors

Produced By:
William Glen-Dobpel
Trollope:
Denys Blakblock
Scatcherd:
George Hacan
Landlord Reddypalm:
Philip Morant
Henry Thorne:
Godfrey Kenton
Mary Scatcherd:
Barbara Mitchell
Doctor Thorne:
Michael Gwynn
Squire Gresham:
John Welsh
Farmer Bourne:
Arthur Gomez
Farmer Oaklerath:
Earle Grey
Lady Arabella Gresham:
Grizelda Hervey
Lady de Courcy:
Dorothy Black
John de Courcy:
John Pullen
Frank Gresham:
John Rye
Lady Alexandrina de Courcy:
Hilda Kriseman
Augusta Gresham:
Dorit Welles
Beatrice Gresham:
Sheila Grant
Mary Thorne:
Clare Austin

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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