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on BBC Home Service Basic

Are the thousands of Irish who live in the United Kingdom as romantically homesick as the books say? Are they disappointed when they go home, or does the old magic still work? MATTHEW BYRNE , on a holiday in his native Dublin, tells how he found reality mingling with the romance

Contributors

Unknown:
Matthew Byrne

5: Israel Philharmonic
Overture: Manfred (Schumann)
Conducted by Paul Kletzkl Ballet Suite: Les Patineurs (Meyerbeer, orch. Lambert)
Conducted by Jean Martinon on gramophone records
Philharmonic Orchestra

Contributors

Conducted By:
Paul Kletzkl
Conducted By:
Jean Martinon
on BBC Home Service Basic

Yorkshire v. Sussex at Scarborough
Surrey v. Derbyshire at The Oval
Last Day
Reports by ROBERT HUDSON from Scarborough and by BRIAN JOHNSTON from The Oval

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hudson
Unknown:
Brian Johnston

LORD ROBENS, Chairman of the National Coal Board, answers questions and comments from an invited audience at the Library Theatre, Manchester
Chairman, NIEL PEARSON
Tickets can be obtained by writing to ' Listeners Answer Back.' Broadcasting House. Piccadilly. Manchester 1. tThursday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Niel Pearson

Regional Variations (2)

Afternoon Concert: Sheila Nelson, violin; Elaine Hugh-Jones, piano; Choir of Wyggeston Girls' School, Leicester

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

LONDON STUDIO PLAYERS Conducted by JAMES LOCKHART
THE MICHAEL KREIN SAXOPHONE QUARTET
EDWARD RUBACH
(piano and harpsichord)
James Lockhart broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden Ltd.

Contributors

Conducted By:
James Lockhart
Conducted By:
The Michael Krein
Harpsichord:
James Lockhart
on BBC Home Service Basic

The book by FRANK CRISP adapted as a radio play in six episodes by Nan Macdonald 5: A Fatal Ambush Produced by Herbert Smith

Contributors

Book By:
Frank Crisp
Unknown:
Nan MacDonald
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Tom Alwyn:
Robert Powell
Angel Geordie:
John Sharp
Curst Hobbie:
Graham Tennant
Corbie, a gaoler:
George Buchan
Sir Oswald Culver:
Norman Somers
Lady Margaret of Alnmouth:
Sara Aimson
Amelia, her maid:
Rosalie Williams
A Pedlar:
Frederic Wilson
The Fool at Harbottle Castle:
Geoffrey Banks
Walther Kobrin:
Bill Price
A Reeve:
Tom Harrison
A Sergeant:
John Blain
A Soldier:
Peter Wheeler
Narrator:
Geoffrey Lewis

Regional Variations (2)

BBC West of England Players; directed by Peter Martin; with Cynthia Glover, soprano

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Your host. JACK WATSON welcomes stars of the entertainment world
BBC NORTHERN
DANCE ORCHESTRA
Directed by BERNARD HERRMANN
Produced by JAMES CASEY Edited version of Sunday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Watson
Directed By:
Bernard Herrmann
Produced By:
James Casey

MARY WELLS (soprano)
NANCY EVANS (contralto) JOHN MITCHINSON (tenor)
FREDERICK HARVEY (baritone) RAIMUND HERINCX (baritone) HUBERT DAWKES (organ)
HAROLD LESTER (harpsichord) BBC CHORUS
HARROW CHORAL Society Conductor,
Clarice Brooksbank
WEMBLEY PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY
Conductor,
Rae Jenkins LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader. Erich Gruenberg Conducted by RUDOLF SCHWARZ
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Part 1

Contributors

Tenor:
John Mitchinson
Baritone:
Frederick Harvey
Baritone:
Raimund Herincx
Harpsichord:
Harold Lester
Conductor:
Clarice Brooksbank
Conductor:
Rae Jenkins
Leader:
Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By:
Rudolf Schwarz

WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS goes in search of the city that has long haunted his imagination. Is there any trace left of Old Byzantium, Constantinople, and the Istanbul of the great days of the Ottoman Sultans?
Produced by David Woodward Shortened version of the broadcast of July 16

Contributors

Produced By:
David Woodward

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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