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The Years Gone By
ALAN KEITH brings you a selection of your recorded memories Produced by LESLIE PEROWNE
If you have a memory from the past-an event, a radio programme. a personality-which you would like to hear again, write, on a post-card, to: ' The Years Gone By.' BBC. London. W.I. Requests cannot be accepted for gramophone records.

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Keith
Produced By:
Leslie Perowne

For retired and older people and those concerned for their welfare
Something to laugh about: HILARY EWART Your Homes Redecorated: a scheme whereby the young help the elderly
New Home for Retirement: ANTONIA YOUNG The Night Watchman ': extracts from W. W. Jacobs 's short stories
2: ' Captains All ' read by DEREK BIRCH
Introduced by JOHN DUNN

Contributors

Unknown:
Hilary Ewart
Unknown:
W. W. Jacobs
Read By:
Derek Birch
Introduced By:
John Dunn

A serial play in six episodes written for broadcasting by DAVID SCOTT DANIELL
More adventures of a drummer-boy of the 111th Foot A small detachment under Ensign Boscawen is to escort a young Spanish Prince to a British frigate to take him safely to England. But, in the night, the Prince has disappeared. Polly and Oliver search for him and make a startling discovery.
3: Cross-Fire Produced by PEGGY BACON

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
David Scott Daniell
Unknown:
Ensign Boscawen
Produced By:
Peggy Bacon
Polly Trott:
Mary Chester
Drummer Oliver Crowe:
Timothy Harley
Sergeant Trott:
Jack Holloway
Private Pilchard:
Michael Shaw
Drummer ' Ginger ' Pudden:
John Stirling

KIT THORNTON and BOB JONES invite you to join their set and find out about
Skiing in Britain
Make up your mind!
Youth Club members discuss a weekend course
How to start bird-watching and spotlighting: THE RANGERS Produced by SHIRLEY FRANKLIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Jones
Produced By:
Shirley Franklin

Regional Variations (2)

Musicale: Yfrah Neaman, violin; Howard Ferguson. piano; Chorus of the Cambridge University Music Society. Part 1: Mozart; John Exton; Bach

BBC Home Service Midland

with PETER KENNEDY
A weekly get-together of comment and traditional music
Guest, LIZA TURNER Produced by DAVID ALLAN
Peter Kennedy broadcasts by permission of the English Folk Dance and Song Society

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Kennedy
Unknown:
Liza Turner
Produced By:
David Allan
Produced By:
Peter Kennedy

played by the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY with VICTORIA ELLIOT (soprano)
PATRICIA KERN (mezzo-soprano) THE AMBROSIAN SINGERS
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY Produced by ALAN ABBOTT
Patricia Kern broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Directed By:
John McCarthy
Produced By:
Alan Abbott
Produced By:
Patricia Kern

by Peter Gurney
The action takes place at a school of a Puritan sect in a remote Pennine village in 1783. Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Produced by ALFRED BRADLEY Broadcast on Feb. 12, 1962. in the North of England Home Service
followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Gurney
Produced By:
Alfred Bradley
Church historian:
Brian Trueman
Christian Joseph, Reverend Master of the School of the Keepers:
Geoffrey Banks
David Fairfax, a doctor:
David Mahlowe
The Minister of the Chapel of the Congregation:
Don Rae
Benjamin Gilpin, an Elder of the Congregation:
Jack Woolgar
Alexander Brett, another Elder:
Graham Roberts
Robert Barnes, a master:
Ralph Brooke
Tobias Bradley, another master:
John Linstrum
Matron of the School of the Keepers:
Eileen Derbyshire
Francis Nathum Caine:
Martin Potter
Philip Rogers, his friend:
Struan Rodger
Matthew Horsefall:
George Layton
Thomas Makin:
Walter Baddeley
Schoolboys.:
Roger Mundell
Schoolboys:
Ian Stuart
Schoolboys:
Robert Peck
Schoolboys:
John Brownett
Schoolboys:
Martin Kettle
Schoolboys:
Robert Wood
Schoolboys:
Richard Wood

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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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More