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Regional Variations (5)

Wednesday Review

BBC Home Service Midland

Today in Northern Ireland

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Today in the North

BBC Home Service North

Morning Call: magazine

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Second edition
Introduced by Jack de Manio

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
on BBC Home Service Basic

When They Crucified My Lord?
Six talks for the mornings of Holy Week by Canon Matthew McNarney Priest in Charge of St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church, Mirehouse, Whitehaven
3: Yes, I was a victim
With Christ I am nailed to the cross (Galatians 2, v. 19)

Contributors

Unknown:
Canon Matthew McNarney
on BBC Home Service Basic

An anthology of famous wireless talks of the past
Chosen and introduced by Richard Church Including :
JAMES AGATE , MGR. RONALD KNOX SIR COMPTON MACKENZIE
ST. JOHN ERVINE
Last of three programmes
Produced by Harold Rogers
Recorded broadcast of January 28

Contributors

Introduced By:
Richard Church
Unknown:
James Agate
Unknown:
Ronald Knox
Unknown:
Sir Compton MacKenzie
Unknown:
St. John Ervine
Produced By:
Harold Rogers
on BBC Home Service Basic

Country Ceili from Rostrevor, Co. Down with St. Peter's Ceili Band
William Turner (baritone)
Mary McEvoy (harp)
Master of Ceremonies, Jack Sloane
Produced by Sam Denton

Contributors

Baritone:
William Turner
Harp:
Mary McEvoy
Unknown:
Jack Sloane
Produced By:
Sam Denton

Regional Variations (4)

The Farmer: magazine introduced by Ralph Wightman

BBC Home Service South and West

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland

Farming and Fishing News

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by Bryan Platt
Crops for Oil: David Onley talks to Dr. G. Andersson , Director of Oil Plant Breeding at Svalov, Sweden, about the recent work being done at this centre on oil seed crops
Can We Compete?: A series of programmes dealing with the problems of producing and marketing various commodities in the face of growing competition
6: Pig Meat. A pig producer, marketing expert, processor, and housewife discuss competitive production in Europe today
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bryan Platt
Talks:
David Onley
Unknown:
Dr. G. Andersson
Produced By:
John Greenslade

A light-hearted look at the advertising world
Michael Medwin as Michael Lightfoot an account executive
Eleanor Summerfield as Maggie, a TV executive
Fenella Fielding as Janet secretary to Michael Lightfoot
Joan Sims as Mavis, a shorthand typist
Nicholas Phipps as Adrian Beales , copywriter
Warren Mitchell as most other characters
Script by Myles Rudge and Ronnie Wolfe Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS
Recorded broadcast of November 27 1961, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Medwin
Unknown:
Michael Lightfoot
Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown:
Michael Lightfoot
Unknown:
Joan Sims
Unknown:
Nicholas Phipps
Unknown:
Adrian Beales
Unknown:
Warren Mitchell
Script By:
Myles Rudge
Script By:
Ronnie Wolfe
Produced By:
John Simmonds
on BBC Home Service Basic

Four programmes in which
Donald Swann the musical half of At the Drop of a Hat sings and talks about himself and his music
3: What Matters
Recorded broadcast of March 9

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Swann

Sinfonia con fuga in G minor (Richter)
Archive Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by Wolfgang Hofmann
Romance No. 2, in F major, for violin and orchestra (Beethoven)
Nathan Milstein (violin)
The Concert Arts Orchestra
Conducted by Walter Susskind
Suite: Sigurd Jorsalfar (Grleg)
Phitharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by George Weldon on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Wolfgang Hofmann
Violin:
Nathan Milstein
Conducted By:
Walter Susskind
Unknown:
Sigurd Jorsalfar
Conducted By:
George Weldon

William Eedle in The Burmese Necklace by CHARLES FRANKLIN
A valuable ruby necklace has been stolen, but by whom, and from whom? One detective has already been killed -what are Mr. Slade's chances of finding out?
Produced by ROBIN MIDGLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
William Eedle
Unknown:
Charles Franklin
Produced By:
Robin Midgley
Jourdain:
Anthony Viccars
Emile:
John Baddeley
Henri:
Jonathan Scott
Inspector Legrand:
Leslie Perrins
Gabrielle:
Josephine Price
Miss Oxford:
Wendy Gifford
Geoffrey Slade:
William Eedle
Countess Orsini:
Barbara Mitchell
Nu Maun:
Jon Rollason
Noelle:
Hilda Kriseman

Regional Variations (2)

Service for Holy Week from St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh: the Rev. H. C. Whitley: Preacher. Prof. Josef Hromadka, Dean of the Faculty of Theology at Prague University

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Southwell Minster
Introit: Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts (Purcell)
Preces and Responses (Ferial) Psalms 54 and 55 First Lesson: Leviticus 16, w. 2-24 Magnificat (Holmes faburden)
Second Lesson: St. John 16, vv. 16-33 Nunc dimittis (Holmes faburden)
Creed: Lesser Litany; the Lord's
Prayer; Responses
Collects
Anthem: Blessed Jesu, fount of mercy (Dvorak)
Prayers and Grace
There is a green hill far away (A. and M. 332)
Rector Chori and Organist, Kenneth Beard
Assistant Organist, Peter Wood

Contributors

Unknown:
Rector Chori
Organist:
Peter Wood

Regional Variations (2)

Purcell and Greene: Elizabeth Holden, contralto; Elaine Hugh-Jones, piano

BBC Home Service Midland

Talk by Alfred Duggan
The speaker, born in the Argentine, came to live at Old Windsor in 1908. He found an interesting community, composed largely of courtiers and Guards officers. He recalls its manners and customs.
Recording of the broadcast of Feb. 22 in the Midland Home Service

Contributors

Talk By:
Alfred Duggan

A story of adventure on the Isle of Skye told by two brothers
The book by ALLAN CAMPBELL MACLEAN adapted in four parts by John Keir Cross
3: Mutiny
Produced by CLAIRE CHOVIL

Contributors

Book By:
Allan Campbell MacLean
Unknown:
John Keir Cross
Produced By:
Claire Chovil
Long John Macgregor:
Bryden Murdoch
Niall:
James Sleigh
Ruaridh:
James Grant
The stranger:
John Shedden
Murdo:
Angus Martin
Big Willie:
Alex MacKenzie
Catriona:
Rosemary Eadie

F. R. BUCKLEY was a scenario-writer when film dialogue was flashed on the screen as sub-titles. Everybody had to stand ready to do practically anything —for instance, as he tells in the talk, he once had to act aboard a yacht loaded with explosives.

Contributors

Unknown:
F. R. Buckley

Regional Variations (4)

Scottish Dance Music: BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra

BBC Home Service Scottish

Signpost: enquiry into a topic in the Midlands and East Anglia

BBC Home Service Midland

News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

If there weren't all over South-East England, as elsewhere, a number of individual journalists who make it their business to collect and disseminate news, the national dailies might be harder put to it than they are to know what is going on out of Fleet Street's ear-shot. Who are these men? How do they work and how are they rewarded?
Some of them meet to discuss these questions with Patrick Harvey.

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Harvey.

Regional Variations (3)

Ulster Farm

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Byd Natur: Naturalists' Brains Trust

BBC Home Service Welsh

Beethoven and Mozart played by the Birmingham Wind Ensemble David Cowsill (oboe) John Williams (oboe) John Fuest (clarinet)
Michael Saxton (clarinet) Harold Evans (bassoon)
Christopher Pooley (bassoon) John Johnson (horn) Frank Downes (horn)

Contributors

Oboe:
David Cowsill
Oboe:
John Williams
Clarinet:
John Fuest
Clarinet:
Michael Saxton
Bassoon:
Harold Evans
Bassoon:
Christopher Pooley
Horn:
John Johnson
Horn:
Frank Downes
on BBC Home Service Basic

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Jack Train , Richard Dimbleby ask all the questions and Kenneth Horne knows some of the answers
Produced by C. F. MEEHAN The first of a new series
Repeated on Thursday at 1.10
' 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
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Produced By:
C. F. Meehan
Arrangement With:
Maurice Winnick

As a naturalist, JAMES FISHER has interested himself in the curious story of the creation of the first National Park in the world: the Yellowstone, in America. Who were the people who saved this wilderness and where did their vision come from?

Contributors

Unknown:
James Fisher

A survey by Raoul Engel
Mr. Engel, a Canadian now living in Britain, has been looking at some aspects of British snobbery.
Speakers in the programme include: JOHN BETJEMAN , RICHARD HOGGART
MRS. BETTY KNIGHTLEY
STEPHEN POTTER , SIR JOHN WALLER , Bt. Produced by Anthony Thwaite

Contributors

Unknown:
Raoul Engel
Unknown:
John Betjeman
Unknown:
Richard Hoggart
Unknown:
Mrs. Betty Knightley
Unknown:
Stephen Potter
Unknown:
Sir John Waller
Produced By:
Anthony Thwaite

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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