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Regional Variations (2)

Anglers' Corner

BBC Home Service Midland

Overture: The Bartered Bride (Smetana.)
BAMBERG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conducted by RUDOLF KEMPE
In the Steppes of Central Asia (Borodin)
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGES PRETRE
Ballet Music: (Act 2, A Life for the Tsar) (Glinka)
PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
Conducted by EFREM KURTZ on gramophone records

Contributors

Conducted By:
Rudolf Kempe
Conducted By:
Georges Pretre
Conducted By:
Efrem Kurtz

Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
Beware Cyclists! SIDNEY SALT MARSH talks about the 1963 ' Tour of Britain ' cycle race
Parking Meter Law. On the advent of parking meters in the Midlands THE LAWYER reminds us of the legal position
Country Lanes. PHILIP HEWITT -MYRING talks about the delights and dangers for the motorist Last Friday's broadcast in Network Three

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
Sidney Salt
Unknown:
Philip Hewitt

Regional Variations (4)

Templemore Avenue Silver Band

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

James Kelman. bass; William Wright, piano

BBC Home Service Scottish

The West at Westminster

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Celebrities and personalities
Introduced by NAN WINTON and ALEX MACINTOSH Produced by RICHARD DINGLEY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Nan Winton
Unknown:
Alex MacIntosh
Produced By:
Richard Dingley
on BBC Home Service Basic

A sort of radio show written by ERIC MERRIMAN with Kenneth Horne
KENNETH WILLIMAS , HUGH PADDICK
BETTY MARSDEN , BILL PERTWEE
THE FRASER HAVES Four
EILEEN GOURLAY
BBC VARIETY ORCHESTRA
Conductor, PAUL FENOULHET
Sort-of-announcer, DOUGLAS SMITH
Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS Broadcast on January 31 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Written By:
Eric Merriman
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Unknown:
Kenneth Willimas
Unknown:
Hugh Paddick
Unknown:
Betty Marsden
Unknown:
Bill Pertwee
Unknown:
Eileen Gourlay
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Announcer:
Douglas Smith
Produced By:
John Simmonds

Professor Dudley L. Stamp eminent geographer discusses with ROY PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the eight records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Broadcast on May 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Dudley L. Stamp
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

by Leslie Halward

When a sensitive young man decides to marry his first girl friend he may be letting himself in for a little more than he bargains for, especially when the girl has already met his rather tougher brother.
(A new production of the play first broadcast on June 2, 1960)

Contributors

Writer:
Leslie Halward
Producer:
Hugh Stewart
George Harvey:
Geoffrey Lewis
Fred Harvey:
John Baddeley
Marjorie:
Patricia Gibson
Mrs Harvey:
Vera Ashe
Ernie Partridge:
Barry Fletcher
Policeman:
Lewis Teasdale
Barman:
Derm Reade
A neighbour:
Jane Bond
Barmaid:
Jill Betts

A serial play in four episodes by ALLAN MACKINNON
1: Strangers on record
What is the visiting scientist doing in the old lab? Why has the Head put it out of bounds? What is the meaning of the mysterious conversation on Tubby's tape-recorder? Produced by IAN WISHART

Contributors

Unknown:
Allan MacKinnon
Produced By:
Ian Wishart
Dick Mathieson:
John Duncanson
Sam Macrae:
Arthur Boland
Tubby Henderson:
John Shedden
Dizzy Dunbar:
Douglas Brock
Fraser:
Robert Brown
Mr Grant:
Gerard Slevin
Mr Lowrie:
Arthur King
Hamish Lowrie:
Roy Hanlon
Jock Jardine:
Jameson Clark

Regional Variations (7)

News. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Sport

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

National Sports News

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by GERALD SINSTADT
Produced by LESLIE FINCHAM

Contributors

Introduced By:
Gerald Sinstadt
Produced By:
Leslie Fincham

Cyril Fletcher invites the family to listen to
Chris Carlsen
Percy Edwards
Rawicz and Landauer Ballads Old and New
Carole Carr , Ian Wallace
End of the Pier with Kenneth Connor and Mary Gillingham
Script by David Cumming
Holiday Folk Club with Steve Benbow
Star Comedy
Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Horne
THE ADAM SINGERS
Directed by CLIFF ADAMS
BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA
Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conductor, MALCOLM LOCKYER Produced by BILL WORSLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
Chris Carlsen
Unknown:
Percy Edwards
Unknown:
Carole Carr
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Kenneth Connor
Unknown:
Mary Gillingham
Script By:
David Cumming
Unknown:
Steve Benbow
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Directed By:
Cliff Adams
Leader:
Julien Gaillard
Conductor:
Malcolm Lockyer
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute adapted for radio by Stephen Grenfell with Virginia Maskell Carleton Hobbs and Bruce Stewart
Other parts played by members of the cast Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown:
Nevil Shute
Unknown:
Stephen Grenfell
Unknown:
Virginia Maskell
Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
Bruce Stewart
Produced By:
Betty Davies
Jean Paget:
Virginia Maskell
Noel Strachan:
Carleton Hobbs
Joe Harman:
Bruce Stewart
Priscilla Horsefall:
Moira Mannion
Lester Robinson:
Timothy West
Captain Yoniata:
John A Tinn
Bill Holland:
Michael Spice
Eileen Holland:
Dorit Welles
Anne Fletcher:
Hilda Kriseman
Esme:
Jo Manning Wilson
Mollie Harrison:
Elizabeth Morgan
Mary Johnson:
Margaret Wolfit
Julia Collard:
Mary O'Farrell
Lizzie Frith:
Shirley Cooklin
Captain Sugamo:
Kristorher Kum
Sergeant Hogiata:
Anthony Hall
Suleiman:
John Ruddock
Stuart Hopkinson:
John Baddeley
Mrs Driver:
Vivienne Chatterton
Pilot:
Andrew Sachs
Jetf:
George Hagan
Sam:
Malcolm Hayes
Al:
Frank Partington
on BBC Home Service Basic

played by the DARTINGTON STRING QUARTET Colin Sauer (violin) Peter Carter (violin) Keith Lovell (viola)
Michael Evans (cello)
Ninth of twelve programmes including Russian chamber music

Contributors

Violin:
Colin Sauer
Violin:
Peter Carter
Viola:
Keith Lovell
Cello:
Michael Evans

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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