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Bristol Singers. BBC West of England Players

BBC Home Service South and West

Our Own Correspondent

BBC Home Service Welsh

Ulster Mirror

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Choral Exchange

BBC Home Service Scottish

Country magazine!

BBC Home Service Midland

Week in the North

BBC Home Service North

General Strike
† Derek PARKER attends a conference organised by the Workers' Educational Association at the Goldsmiths' College, New Cross, London
Its theme is the relevance of what happened in 1926 to the right to strike in 1963

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Parker

Regional Variations (3)

Your M.P. at Westminster

BBC Home Service Midland

From Today's Papers

BBC Home Service South and West

Medical Research Today
To mark the Jubilee of the Medical Research Council Science Survey includes four programmes on research at the National Institute for Medical Research
2: Foreign Nucleic Acids by ALICK ISAACS , M.D.
Cells respond to virus infection by producing an anti-virus substance called interferon. The response is directed against the nucleic acid of the virus and cells respond in the same way to non-viral nucleic acids, provided they are foreign to the cells.
Dr. Isaacs is introduced by the Director of the Institute, DR. P. B. MEDAWAR, C.B.E., F.R.S. tLast Thursday's broadcast in the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown:
Alick Isaacs

visits Bedfordshire
Members of the Bedford and District Allotments and Gardens Association put their problems to
FRED LOADS, Bill SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Question-Master,
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN Last Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

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

Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
Traffic in Towns: The Ministry of Transport survey published earlier in the week with comments from
LORD CHESHAM
Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Ministry of Transport PROFESSOR COLIN BUCHANAN
R. H. PHILLIPSON the British Road Federation
KENNETH PITMAN the Roads Campaign Council
Dipped Headlights: A report by GEOFFREY HANCOCK on this year's campaign
Road Conditions: a review of the week ahead

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
Professor Colin Buchanan
Unknown:
R. H. Phillipson
Unknown:
Geoffrey Hancock

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

Contributors

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

Joan Bennett actress and Hollywood star discusses with ROY PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the eight records she would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Broadcast on November 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Bennett
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

A Kind of Freedom by John Commons
The story of a young man's struggle with two widely different worlds
Cast in order of speaking: Produced by JOHN GIBSON

Contributors

Produced By:
John Gibson
Tom Harvey:
Michael Deacon
Larry McKenna:
Tom Watson
Norah:
Moira Mannion
Mary McKenna:
Molly Rankin
Hugh Brennan:
Arthur Lawrence
The Canon:
Duncan McIntyre
Father Lynch:
John Graham
Kathie:
Gudrun Ure

Regional Variations (2)

Stories about James Hogg. poet and storyteller

BBC Home Service Scottish

A magazine for everybody
Introduced by GRAHAM GAULD
Ocean Giants:
SIR IVAN THOMPSON
What's in a namef: GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Inside Scotland Yard: FRANK ELMES
Places of Power: The Kremlin by ERIK DE MAUNY
Profile: Jim Clark by ROBIN RICHARDS
Three Men in a Boat to say nothing of .the dog! Jerome K. Jerome's book abridged by Honor Wyatt read by CHARLES HODGSON
8: The Ways of the River

Contributors

Introduced By:
Graham Gauld
Unknown:
Sir Ivan Thompson
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Frank Elmes
Unknown:
Erik de Mauny
Unknown:
Jim Clark
Unknown:
Robin Richards
Abridged By:
Honor Wyatt
Read By:
Charles Hodgson

Regional Variations (3)

Week in Westminster

BBC Home Service South and West

Light music

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by Rex PALMER M.C. , CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by ANDREW GOLD The dances: Heather Waltz; Maxine Fourstep; On Leave
Foxtrot; Empire Gavotte; Tango Magenta; Saunter Regalia; Mayfair Quickstep

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (3)

Week in Westminster

BBC Home Service Scottish

Sports Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The singers:
Harold Blackburn
John Hauxvell
Margreta Elkins
The George Mitchell Singers
The piano played by Eileen Broster
The first broadcast of Judith Smouha
Comedy from Dick Bentley, Ronnie Stevens
Pat Coombes
Drama from Diana Wynyard
VARIETY PLAYHOUSE ORCHESTRA Leader, John Jezard
Conducted by VIC OLIVER
Script by Carey Edwards and Alastair Foot
Produced by Tom RONALD

(Margreta Elkins broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.; Harold Blackburn by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company; Diana Wynyard by permission of the National Theatre, London)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Vic Oliver
Singers:
Harold Blackburn
Singers:
John Hauxvell
Unknown:
Margreta Elkins
Played By:
Eileen Broster
Unknown:
Ronnie Stevens
Unknown:
Pat Coombes
Unknown:
Diana Wynyard
Leader:
John Jezard
Conducted By:
Vic Oliver
Script By:
Carey Edwards
Script By:
Alastair Foot
Produced By:
Tom Ronald
Produced By:
Margreta Elkins

Storm over Polchester by R. C. Woodthorpe adapted for radio by HOWARD AGG in the series
Murder for Pleasure
Murder is committed at Polchester School and a number of people seem to have a motive. Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER

Contributors

Unknown:
R. C. Woodthorpe
Unknown:
Howard Agg
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Mr Thorold, the the Headmaster:
Rolf Lefebvre
Vance, an old school servant:
Arthur Gomez
Borden:
John Baddeley
Smith:
Haydn Jones
Holt:
Norman Claridge
Ward:
Fraser Kerr
Stephenson:
Kenneth Hyde
Starky:
John Broster
McIlwraith:
Duncan McIntyre
Grange:
Gabriel Woolf
Dr Shurey:
Stephen Thorne
Sir Luke Frinsby:
Austin Trevor
Spencer:
James Beattie
Hambledon:
Glyn Dearman
Grosvenor:
Peter Bartlett
Betty Grange:
Gudrun Ure
Inspector Bracewater:
Frank Partington
Coleman:
Jonathan Scott
Selby:
Kevin Flood
Coroner:
Lewis Stringer
Balbo:
Michael Goldie

News and views of books by JEREMY BROOKS , MARGERY FISHER ROBERT Greacen , BRIAN JACKSON STEPHEN TOULMIN and ERIC HOBSBAWM on the first world war Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Brooks
Unknown:
Margery Fisher
Unknown:
Robert Greacen
Unknown:
Brian Jackson
Unknown:
Stephen Toulmin
Unknown:
Eric Hobsbawm
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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