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given in the presence of H.M. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother at the Royal Festival Hall, London
TRUMPETERS OF THE ROYAL MILITAFIY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Conducted by LT.-COL. BASIL H. BROWN , M.B.E.
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Erich Gruenberg
Conducted by TREVOR HARVEY who also introduces the music
The complete 1947 version of ' Petrushka ' will be broadcast at 3.58 app. in the Third Network followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
H.M. Queen Elizabeth
Conducted By:
Lt.-Col. Basil H. Brown
Leader:
Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By:
Trevor Harvey

LESLIE CROWTHER , RONNIE BARKER and JUNE WHITEFIELD engage in an illustrated argument on the fallibility of human nature as revealed by a study of The Public Service with MICKIE MOST and THE MINUTE MEN
At the piano, BERT WHITTAM
Script by George Evans and Derek Collyer f Produced by AI.ASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
June Whitefield
Script By:
George Evans
Script By:
Derek Collyer
Unknown:
Astair Scott Johnston

Neither Use Nor Ornament by D. D. Wellman
Because he can no longer work in the coal mine, Wallace Warbey rebels bitterly against being ' neither use nor ornament.' Only when his favourite niece contracts polio is he able to come to terms with his own life. Produced by HUGH STEWART in the BBC's Midland Studios envelope

Contributors

Unknown:
D. D. Wellman
Unknown:
Wallace Warbey
Produced By:
Hugh Stewart
Angela Craxton:
Mary Chester
Wallace Warbey:
Eric Ball
Annie Craxton:
Vera Ashe
Beryl Warbey:
Jean Lanyon
Fred Tuppock:
Ralph Lawton
The Rev Martin Way:
Edward J. Webb
Announcer and Commentator:
Eric Reynolds

A magazine for everybody
Introduced by GRAMAM GAULD Lost Civilisations : LEONARD COTTRELL
Profile:
Colonel John Glenn by REGINALD TURNILL
I like it, I like it: Your top discs
Remember, Remember: by BARBARA HOOPER
Hinges of History: F. R. BUCKLEY
Ancient Coins: R. J. Martin
Three Men in a Boat to say nothing of the dog! Jerome K. Jerome 's book abridged by Honor Wyatt read by CHARLES HODGSON 4: Harris acts as a Guide
Postcards should be sent to Five-Fifteen. BBC. Broadcasting House. London, W.1

Contributors

Introduced By:
Gramam Gauld
Unknown:
Leonard Cottrell
Unknown:
Colonel John Glenn
Unknown:
Reginald Turnill
Unknown:
Barbara Hooper
Unknown:
F. R. Buckley
Unknown:
R. J. Martin
Unknown:
Jerome K. Jerome
Abridged By:
Honor Wyatt
Read By:
Charles Hodgson

Harry DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA with GEOFFREY CHARD
Introduced by REX PALMER
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by ANDREW GOLD
The dances : Waltz; Marine Fourstep: Midnight Tango; On Leave Foxtrot; Victoria Gavotte; Western Schottischo; First and second figures of the Quadrilles; Waltz Martine ; Gay Paree Onestep
The songs: Up from Somerset; In the shade of the old apple tree
Tickets for this series are available on application to Ticket Unit, BBC. Broadcasting House, London, W.l, r enclosing stamped addressed

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Unknown:
Geoffrey Chard
Introduced By:
Rex Palmer
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Andrew Gold
Unknown:
Waltz Martine

[Starring] Pitlochry Festival Theatre Company
A comedy by James Bridie
The play opens in a flat in fog-bound London, and moves to a snow-bound hotel in Argyll.

Contributors

Author:
James Bridie
Stage production for Pitlochry Festival Theatre by:
Richard Mathews
Produced for radio by:
James Crampsey
Connie Triple:
Colette O'Neil
Hector Maclachlan:
Roy Spencer
George Triple:
Frank Mills
Inspector Flatt:
Martin Heller
Mrs Maclachlan:
Sheila Keith
Sandy:
Alec Monteath

News and views of books by MAURICE CRANSTON , DIANA ATHILL DONALD BOYD , RUMER GODDEN GORDON Gow and IVOR BROWN on Shakespeare
1 Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Unknown:
Maurice Cranston
Unknown:
Diana Athill
Unknown:
Donald Boyd
Unknown:
Rumer Godden
Unknown:
Gordon Gow
Unknown:
Ivor Brown
Introduced By:
John Hobday

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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