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4: Studying the universe
Light and radio waves from long ago and far away
Speakers:
F. GRAHAM SMITH Mullard Radio
Astronomy Observatory, Cambridge University
MARTIN RYLE , F.R.S.
Professor of Radio Astronomy Cambridge University
JOHN BALDWIN
Cavendish Laboratory Cambridge University Broadcast on May 8 In the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown:
F. Graham
Unknown:
Martin Ryle

Regional Variations (6)

Farming and fishing news

BBC Home Service Scottish

Farming magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Farmer

BBC Home Service South and West

Northern Farmer

BBC Home Service North

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by ROGER MASSEY
Economical Milk Production
NORMAN COWARD, of the Milk Marketing Board's Low Cost Production Service, reviews the first year's working of the scheme
Beef with a difference
PHILIP WRIXON , the manager of a farm at Middle Aston, Oxford, talks about the production of beef from Charollais crosses and young bulls
Produced by JOHN GREENSLADE

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roger Massey
Unknown:
Philip Wrixon
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (2)

Record requests

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Dr. Richard Beeching
Chairman of the British Transport Commission
Dr. Desmond Morris, Curator of Mammals at the London Zoo
Four teenagers ask the questions
Chairman, Peter Haigh
(Broadcast on September 7, 1962 in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr. Richard Beeching
Unknown:
Dr. Desmond Morris
Chairman:
Peter Haigh
Producer:
Edward Taylor

Regional Variations (2)

Rugby Union Football. Glasgow and Edinburgh v. New Zealand. Interlude

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Chairman's Wife
A play for radio by Rosemary Timperley with Austin Trevor
Nicolette Bernard , Jack Allen
Robert Gareth , Chairman of a large newspaper, is unhappily married and is secretly in love with Alice Gaynor , a reporter on the paper. Then his wife commits suicide ...
Cast in order of speaking
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosemary Timperley
Unknown:
Austin Trevor
Unknown:
Nicolette Bernard
Unknown:
Jack Allen
Unknown:
Robert Gareth
Unknown:
Alice Gaynor
Produced By:
Audrey Cameron
Patrick King, chief sub-editor:
James Thomason
Peggy, a typist:
Jo Manning Wilson
Leonard, sub-editor:
John Baddeley
Jack, a photographer:
Fraser Kerr
Robert Gareth (R G ), Chairman...............:
Austin Trevor
Edna Gareth, his wife:
Mary Ofarrell
Tom Brace, editor:
Jack Allen
Alice Gaynor, a reporter:
Nicolette Bernard
Dr Marsh:
Norman Claridge
on BBC Home Service Basic

from St. Michael's College,
Tenbury Introit : Cantate Domino
(Pitoni)
Preces and Responses (Smith)
Psalm 104
Canticles (Murrill in E)
Lessons: Ecclesiastes 5; Acts
4, v. 32. to 5. v. 11
Anthem: Beati Quorum Via
(Stanford)
Choirmaster and organist Lucian Nethsingha

Contributors

Unknown:
Tenbury Introit
Unknown:
Cantate Domino
Organist:
Lucian Nethsingha
on BBC Home Service Basic

recalls characters and incidents from some of his novels
2: A Town is Born
This reading from Choral Symphony introduces the Welsh 'King Coal,' John Francis the First

Contributors

Unknown:
John Francis
on BBC Home Service Basic

by JOHN MEADE FALKNER dramatised as a serial in five parts by MORNA STUART
1:In Moonfleet Village
Grace Maskew...SUSAN MAUDSLAY
Produced by BRANDON ACTON-BOND

Contributors

Unknown:
John Meade Falkner
Unknown:
Morna Stuart
Unknown:
Susan Maudslay
Produced By:
Brandon Acton-Bond
John Trenchard:
John Bown
Mr Maskew:
Hedley Goodall
Revenue officer:
Geoffrey Matthews
Elzevir Block:
Philip Morant
Aunt Jane:
Daphne Heard
Sexton Ratsey:
Norman Tyrrell
Parson Glennie:
George Holloway

Regional Variations (7)

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

Voice of the North (261 m. until 6.35)

BBC Home Service North

News, Stock Market Reports,News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

News, comment, controversy, and character from town and country

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Midlands
Round 3
London:
BARRY CARMAN CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE Midlands:
DAVID FRANKLIN
GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY Arranged by PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

† VIVIAN FRANK who was an undergraduate in the 1920s remembers
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch the notable Professor of English Literature at Cambridge ' Q,' novelist, essayist, critic, poet, and writer of parodies, was born 100 years ago tomorrow.

Contributors

Unknown:
Vivian Frank
Unknown:
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

Regional Variations (3)

Y Ddolen; religious magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

Spanish guitar music; Michael Watson, with Gordon Saunders and Patrick Benham

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Concerto Grosso No. 20 in F minor, Op. 6 No. played by YEHUDI MENUHIN (violin) and the BATH FESTIVAL
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA on a gramophone record

Contributors

Violin:
Yehudi Menuhin
on BBC Home Service Basic

Mendelssohn
Fantasy in F sharp minor.
Op. 28
Prelude and Fugue In A flat major, Op. 35 No. 4
Scherzo a capriccio in F sharp minor played by JEAN MACKIE (piano)
Eighth of thirteen weekly programmes including some of Mendelssohn's chamber music, piano music and songs
Vocal duets sung by the Benvenuto Duo: November 25

Contributors

Piano:
Jean MacKie

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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About this data

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