Programme Index

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on BBC Home Service Basic

DONALD FEATHERSTONE explains how a man of action can spend two years fighting the American Civil War in Southampton-and the South can win! He himself caused the Romans to lose the Punic War, and Napoleon to triumph at Waterloo.

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Featherstone
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
4: Yes, I was a beneficiary Christ has made us free (Galatians 4, v. 31)

Contributors

Unknown:
Canon Matthew McNarney

A programme of old favourites sung by Francis Pope (tenor) with Ruby Taylor (piano)
Dudley Savage (organ) and a chorus from the Bristol Light Opera Club
Chorus-Master, Vernon Jones
Introduced by Dudley Savage

Contributors

Tenor:
Francis Pope
Piano:
Dudley Savage
Introduced By:
Dudley Savage

Regional Variations (5)

What's On? Coming events

BBC Home Service Midland

Ar Lin Mam

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Week Ahead: as North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Week Ahead

BBC Home Service North

The trilogy by FLORA THOMPSON arranged for broadcasting in eight episodes by Mollie Hardwick read by Mary Wimbush
EPISODE 6
Miss Dorcas Lane keeps the Post Office at Candleford Green, and also owns the village smithy. She takes Laura on as apprentice, and Laura leaves home to earn her living for the first time.

Contributors

Unknown:
Flora Thompson
Unknown:
Mollie Hardwick
Read By:
Mary Wimbush
Unknown:
Miss Dorcas Lane
on BBC Home Service Basic

Some contemporary reflections by Eric Barker illustrated by Kenneth Connor , Deryck Guyler Pearl Hackney , Denise Bryer and the author
Music under the direction of Peter Akister
Produced by CHARLES MAXWELL
Recorded broadcast of Dec. 1. 1961

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Barker
Illustrated By:
Kenneth Connor
Illustrated By:
Deryck Guyler
Illustrated By:
Pearl Hackney
Illustrated By:
Denise Bryer
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

Regional Variations (3)

School for Pilots: Alan Dixon visits the Royal Air Force Station at Acklington-1

BBC Home Service North

School for Pilots: as North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Three stories from
More Tales from Grimm freely translated by Wanda Gag ' Mother Holle'
' Thorn Rose. the Sleeping Beauty ' ' The Sweet Porridge '

Contributors

Translated By:
Wanda Gag
on BBC Home Service Basic

Kit Thornton and Bob Jones invite you to join their set and to find out about
Unusual holidays
A ' modern living ' course Jazz v. Classical
Being a football referee and Adventure Spot
Produced by Shirley Franklin

Contributors

Unknown:
Kit Thornton
Unknown:
Bob Jones
Produced By:
Shirley Franklin

Regional Variations (3)

Farm Forum.

BBC Home Service Scottish

Musicale: Janice Williams, piano: Orchestra da Camera; conducted by Brian Priestman

BBC Home Service Midland

Beethoven
Piano Trio in B flat major, Op. posth.
Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 played by Bronislav Gimpel (violin)
Zara Nelsova (cello)
Artur Balsam (piano)
Recorded broadcast of April 30, 1960, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Violin:
Bronislav Gimpel
Cello:
Zara Nelsova
Piano:
Artur Balsam

Regional Variations (5)

Welsh sports magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

Concert: as North

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Is Toigh Learn: Donald Morrison chooses songs and music

BBC Home Service Scottish

BBC Northern Orchestra; conductor. George Hurst: Brahms; Haydn; Ravel

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

played by the BBC Concert Orchestra Leader, William Armon
Introduced by the conductor,
Vilem Tausky with Philip Challis (piano) and Stanley Wootton (viola)

Contributors

Leader:
William Armon
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky
Piano:
Philip Challis
Viola:
Stanley Wootton

Regional Variations (2)

Young Opinion: young people talk about themselves and their place in things today

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Four scientists answer listeners' questions about science and technology
In the chair:
Professor G. P. Wells. F.R.S.
Members of panel: /
J. D. Carthy
Queen Mary College, London
H. O. J. Collier
A Director of Pharmacological Research
B. J. Mason
Imperial College, London
Peter Sykes
University of Cambridge
Arranged by Archie Clow
If you have a question you would like to put to the panel, please write it on a postcard, and address it to ' Who Knows?,' BBC, Broadcasting House, London, W.1.

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor G. P. Wells. F.R.S.
Unknown:
H. O. J. Collier
Arranged By:
Archie Clow

Regional Variations (5)

Choirs in Ulster: Cross and Passion College Choir

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Enquire Within: Canon Patey answers listeners' queries

BBC Home Service Midland

Crofting: Gaelic talk by Donald Cameron

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Prince Regent: talk by J. H. Plumb

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Study in B flat minor. Op...4 No. 3 Variations in B flat minor, Op. 3 played by Natalia Karp (piano)

Contributors

Piano:
Natalia Karp
on BBC Home Service Basic

Johann Schobert
. Harpsichord Concerto in F major played by Marcelle Charbonnier (harpsichord) Versailles Chamber Orchestra Conducted by Bernard Wahl on a gramophone record

Contributors

Harpsichord:
Johann Schobert
Harpsichord:
Marcelle Charbonnier
Conducted By:
Bernard Wahl

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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