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t by NEVILLE BRAYBROOKE
'I imagined myself a salmon' said Frank Buckland , Victorian eccentric and naturalist, ' and the wetting proved invaluable.'
Neville Braybrooke describes how Buckland arrived at this and other rather unusual points of view.

Contributors

Unknown:
Neville Braybrooke
Unknown:
Frank Buckland
Unknown:
Neville Braybrooke

5: Electromagnetic waves and the atom
Speakers:
F. GRAHAM Smith Mullard Radio
Astronomy Observatory. Cambridge University
OTTO FRISCH , F.R.S.
Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy, Cambridge University t Broadcast on May 15 in the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown:
Otto Frisch
on BBC Home Service Basic

Traditional music and songs from a square dance party at Plympton in Devon
Singers, Cyril Tawney and Pat Shaw
Caller, Nibs Matthews
The Greensleeves Band, Led by Dennis Darke
Master of Ceremonies Bernard Fishwick

Contributors

Singer:
Cyril Tawney
Singer:
Pat Shaw
Caller:
Nibs Matthews
Musicians:
The Greensleeves Band
Leader:
Dennis Darke
Master of Ceremonies:
Bernard Fishwick
Producer:
Brian Patten

Regional Variations (4)

The Farmer

BBC Home Service South and West

Farming and Fishing News

BBC Home Service Scottish

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by BILL COWLEY
Learning farming in the 30s: PHILIP CRAVEN, who manages a farm near Waltham Abbey, Essex, talks about his farm training thirty years ago Potatoes in the States
HEW WATT, a grower from Orsett, Essex, questions FRANK ARDEN, who farms twelve thousand acres in Lincolnshire, and R. F. REESON, a farm manager, about their recent trip to study the potato industry in America
Produced by JOHN GREENSLADE

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Cowley
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (2)

Interlude: records

BBC Home Service Welsh

Never So Good
A new play for radio by Irene Joyce Gliddon with Jo Manning Wilson and the BBC Drama
Repertory Company
Twelve-year-old David Best finds a stray dog, but his parents won't let him keep it, so he runs away.
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Joyce Gliddon
Unknown:
Jo Manning Wilson
Produced By:
Audrey Cameron
Betty Best:
Nicolette Bernard
David Best, her son:
Jo Manning Wilson
Les Best, her husband:
Stephen Thorne
Ben Simpson, a shopkeeper:
Kenneth Hyde
Paddy O'Flaherty,a tramp:
Kevin Flood
Inspector Costain:
Norman Claridge
Police Sergeant:
John Boxer
P C Reynolds:
Peter Bartlett
Inspector Cummings:
Austin Trevor
on BBC Home Service Basic

from the Cathedral Church of St. Mary (Scottish Episcopal) Edinburgh
Versicles and Responses
(Bernard Rose)
Psalms 126-131
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Afurrill in E major)
Anthem: Greater love hath no man (John Ireland)
Lessons: Ecclesiastes 5; Acts
24, v. 24, to 25, v. 12
Organist and Master of the Choristers, Dennis Townhill Assistant Organist, Donald Cullington

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Townhill
Organist:
Donald Cullington

by WILMA RORSBRUGH
2: The Second-hand Flying Carpet read by BRYDEN MURDOCH with DOUGLAS MURCHIE
SHEILA DONALD. MARY RIGGANS t Produced by MARGARET LYFORD-PIKE

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilma Rorsbrugh
Read By:
Bryden Murdoch
Unknown:
Douglas Murchie
Unknown:
Sheila Donald.
Produced By:
Margaret Lyford-Pike
on BBC Home Service Basic

by JOHN MEADE FALKNER dramatised as a serial in five parts by MORNA STUART
2: An Auction
Among the coffins in the Mohune family vault John must hide from the smugglers. Is it better to be discovered, or buried alive? t Produced by BRANDON ACTON-BOND

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Reports. News In Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

Voice of the North (261 m. until 6.35)

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

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

London v. Midlands: Round 4
London:
BARRY CARMAN , CEDRIC CLIFFE Quiz-Master, LIONEL Hale Midlands :
DAVID FRANKLIN
GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLET t Arranged by PATRICK HARVET
Repeated on Thursday at 1.10

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale Midlands
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Roy Plomlet
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvet

Regional Variations (4)

(434 m.) Liverpool teenagers visit Hamburg: reports

BBC Home Service North

Records: light music

BBC Home Service Welsh

(261 m.) Verdi's Requiem: as London

BBC Home Service North

Verdi
REQUIEM MASS
GRÉ BROUWENSTIJN (soprano) SANDRA WARFIELD (mezzo-soprano)
JAMES MCCRACKEN (tenor) DAVID WARD (bass)
BBC CHORUS
BBC CHORAL SOCIETY
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conductor, Antal Dorati
From the Royal Festival Hall. London
Part 1
See page 33

Contributors

Soprano:
Gré Brouwenstijn
Mezzo-Soprano:
Sandra Warfield
Tenor:
James McCracken
Bass:
David Ward
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conductor:
Antal Dorati

King John lost his treasure in the Wash, as every schoolboy knows. Some remarkable discoveries made recently by Nottingham University in a search for the missing treasure are described by DAVID EVANS
Professor of Geology, and J. C. HOLT ,
Professor of Medieval History Introduced by GERALD NETHERCOT t Broadcast on September 3 in the Midland Home Service

Contributors

Unknown:
David Evans
Unknown:
J. C. Holt
Introduced By:
Gerald Nethercot

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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