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Regional Variations (7)

Our Own Correspondent!

BBC Home Service Welsh

Week in the North

BBC Home Service North

Bristol Singers; BBC West of England Players

BBC Home Service South and West

Jack Longland on his life

BBC Home Service Midland

Ulster Mirror

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Your Songs and Ours

BBC Home Service Scottish

Starting from Scratch
ALAN BRUSH talks to
ANTHONY SCHOOLING
Mr. Brush, who was born in Essex and still lives there, now finds himself at the age of thirty worth a million pounds or so. How did it happen and what does he make of life now? Broadcast on September 19

Contributors

Talks:
Alan Brush
Unknown:
Anthony Schooling

Regional Variations (3)

Today's Papers

BBC Home Service South and West

Your M.P. at Westminster

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Backroom and Boardroom by H M. FINNISTON , Ph.D., F.I.M. A conference on Science and the City opened in London last Thursday. It is considering the relations between scientific research, industrial production, and financial investment, and it is organised by a firm of merchant bankers in collaboration with the New Scientist. Dr. Finniston. who is the Managing Director of a research development organisation, speaks about the development of science-based industries. Thursday's broadcast in the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown:
H M. Finniston

visits Shropshire
FRED LOADS. Bill SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL answer questions put to them by members of the Church Stretton Village Produce Association
Question- Master.
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN Last Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Question Master:
Franklin Engelmann

Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
No Crime, No Punishment: Some views on a topical subject expressed by DANE SINCLAIR The No-Claim Bonus: JOHN GASELEE of the Insurance Record reviews the position
Defeating Some Winter Problems: practical suggestions for motorists by J. B. ASHBY
Road Conditions: a review of the week ahead
* Friday's broadcast in the Third Network

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
Dane Sinclair
Unknown:
John Gaselee
Unknown:
J. B. Ashby
on BBC Home Service Basic

LESLIE CROWTHER. RONNIE BARKER and JUNE WHITFIELD engage in an illustrated argument on the fallibility of human nature as revealed by a study of Education with MICKIE MOST and THE MINUTE MEN
At the piano, BERT WHITTAM
Script by George Evans and Derek Collyer
† Produced by ALASTAJR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Crowther.
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
June Whitfield
Unknown:
Mickie Most
Piano:
Bert Whittam
Script By:
George Evans
Script By:
Derek Collyer
Produced By:
Alastajr Scott Johnston

Admiral Sir Michael Maynard Denny. C.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O. discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the eight records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Broadcast on October 21

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Michael Maynard
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

Court Martial by Julian Bond with Hugh Burden and Robert Eddison
A senior army officer refuses to obey an order on humanitarian grounds Whereas a Court Martial can decide upon the legal responsibilities involved, the moral responsibilities remain largely a matter for the individual conscience.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN Broadcast on May 22 in trie
Light Programme
Clive Swift broadcasts by permission of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Bond
Unknown:
Hugh Burden
Unknown:
Robert Eddison
Produced By:
John Tydeman
Unknown:
Clive Swift
Commander Biker:
Donald McKillop
Brigadier Thomson:
Austin Trevor
Mr Mathews:
Hugh Burden
Colonel Arlington:
Robert Eddison
Colonel Johnson:
Kenneth Hyde
Major Abbott:
Timothy West
Captain Starling:
David Monico
Tafir:
Gordon Faith
Mr Farrow:
Anthony Jacobs
Judge Advocate:
Clive Swift
on BBC Home Service Basic

Recordings from the past and the present
JOHN EBDON investigates the Sound Archives and, as usual, comes to no very definite conclusions ...
Produced by DENYS GUEROULT Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ebdon
Produced By:
Denys Gueroult
on BBC Home Service Basic

A magazine for everybody
Introduced by GRAHAM GAULD
Ancient Coins: R. J. MARTIN
Hinges of History: F.R. BUCKLEY
Inside Scotland Yard: FRANK ELMES
Faraway Places: GERALD BOWDEN
Profile: Margot Fonteyn by IRENE SLADE
Three Men in a Boat to say nothing of the dog! JEROME K. JEROME's book abridged by Honor Wyatt reader. CHARLES HODGSON
6: A Night Under Canvas
Postcards should be sent to Five-Fifteen. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.1

Contributors

Introduced By:
Graham Gauld
Unknown:
R. J. Martin
Unknown:
F.R. Buckley
Unknown:
Frank Elmes
Unknown:
Gerald Bowden
Unknown:
Margot Fonteyn
Unknown:
Irene Slade
Unknown:
Jerome K. Jerome'S
Abridged By:
Honor Wyatt
Reader:
Charles Hodgson

Regional Variations (3)

The Week In Westminster

BBC Home Service South and West

The Eddie Pearl Trio,

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Harry DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by REX PALMER M.C. CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by ANDREW GOLD
The dances: Over the Top; Waltz; Progressive Barn Dance; Dream Saunter: Trelawney Tango; Hesitation Waltz; Milbrook Foxtrot
Tickets for this series are available on application to [address removed] enclosing stamped addressed envelope

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Introduced By:
Rex Palmer M.C.
Introduced By:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Andrew Gold

Regional Variations (2)

Sports Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The Singers:
Robert Thomas
Don Garrard
The George Mitchell Choir
The trumpet played by Clifford Haines
The first broadcast of Jean Baker
Comedy from Dick Bentley
Ronnie Stevens Dilys Laye
Drama from
Richard Briers
VARIETY PLAYHOUSE ORCHESTRA Leader, John Jezard
Conducted by Vic OLIVER
Script by Carey Edwards and Alastair Foot Produced by TOM RONALD

Contributors

Introduced By:
Vic Oliver
Singers:
Robert Thomas
Singers:
Don Garrard
Unknown:
George Mitchell
Played By:
Clifford Haines
Unknown:
Jean Baker
Unknown:
Dick Bentley
Unknown:
Ronnie Stevens
Unknown:
Dilys Laye
Unknown:
Richard Briers
Leader:
John Jezard
Conducted By:
Vic Oliver
Script By:
Carey Edwards
Script By:
Alastair Foot
Produced By:
Tom Ronald

The novel by Michael Gilbert, adapted by Cynthia Pughe
with Prunella Scales

In the tiny province of Lienz a bishop was assassinated in the presence of his people. Laura Hart saw the crime, but she finds that in that tangled world of international frictions you may tell the truth but it's difficult to be believed - and dangerous when you are ...

(Repeated on Monday at 3.0)
(See page 6)

Contributors

Author:
Michael Gilbert
Adapter:
Cynthia Pughe
Producer:
Betty Davies
Colonel Julius Schatzmann:
Philip Leaver
Laura:
Prunella Scales
Joe:
Ronald Wilson
Boschetto:
Michael Goldie
Charles:
Charles Hodgson
Hofrat Humbold:
Malcolm Hayes
Helmut Angel:
Gabriel Woolf
Dr Pisoni:
John Baddeley
Frau Rosa:
Elizabeth Morgan
Evelyn Fiennes:
Peter Howell
Sandholzner:
Frank Partington

News and views of books by EDWARD BLISHEN , THOMAS HINDE LAURENCE KITCHIN , JOHN POLE PETER RUSSELL
PETER VANSITTART and PAMELA HANSFORD JOHNSON on Sir Richard Burton Introduced by JOHN HODDAY

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Blishen
Unknown:
Thomas Hinde
Unknown:
Laurence Kitchin
Unknown:
John Pole
Unknown:
Peter Russell
Unknown:
Peter Vansittart
Unknown:
Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown:
Sir Richard Burton
Introduced By:
John Hodday

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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