Programme Index

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Regional Variations (7)

Bristol Singers; BBC West of England Players

BBC Home Service South and West

Our Own Correspondent

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Week in the North and Industrial report

BBC Home Service North

Country magazine!

BBC Home Service Midland

Ulster Mirror

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Some of the week's events in Scotland

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Street-Trader MONTY MODLYN talks to some of London's street-traders about their life and its problems
Produced by BARRY WHITEHALL

Contributors

Produced By:
Barry Whitehall

Regional Variations (3)

From Today's Papers

BBC Home Service South and West

Your M.P. at Westmin-

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Near Absolute Zero
2: Within a Millionth of a Degree by H. M. ROSENBERG
Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford
How it is possible to get to within a millionth of a degree of absolute zero; and also how low temperatures are used. for example, at the P.O station at Goonhilly in picking up signals from Telstar.
Last Tuesday's broadcast in the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown:
H. M. Rosenberg

Crossroads f Before an audience at the London Motor Club
Answering their questions are
THE RT. Hon. THOMAS GALBRAITH , m.p., Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport
RAYMOND BAXTER
BBC Motoring Correspondent
A. A. RENNIE
Assistant Chief Constable of Shropshire
HARRY WEBSTER
Engineering Director of Standard Triumph International
Chairman, BILL HARTLEY with a summary of Road Conditions for the coming week
Friday's broadcast in the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown:
Rt. Hon. Thomas Galbraith
Unknown:
A. A. Rennie
Unknown:
Bill Hartley
on BBC Home Service Basic

with Ken Dodd, John Laurie, Judith Chalmers, Wallas Eaton, Percy Edwards, Peter Hudson and The Beatles
Special feature: A last frantic attempt to make yourself visible
BBC Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet
Script by Ken Dodd and Eddie Braben
Produced by BILL WORSLEY
(Broadcast on November 3, 1963, in the Light Programme)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Laurie
Unknown:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Wallas Eaton
Unknown:
Percy Edwards
Unknown:
Peter Hudson
Conductor:
Paul Fenoulhet
Script By:
Ken Dodd
Script By:
Eddie Braben
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

Ethel Revnell comedienne discusses with ROY PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the eight records she would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman
Broadcast on January 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Ethel Revnell
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

Regional Variations (3)

Records: as Welsh

BBC Home Service Scottish

Hywel Girls Choir: on a gramophone record

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Ballad of Bella by G. W. Stonier
This is a tale of foul murder which is unjustly pinned on an innocent farm boy. The time is the early 'nineties. The scene moves between a public house, a fair-ground, and the country round about.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
G. W. Stonier
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Ballad Singer:
A L Lloyd
Rose:
June Monkhouse
Hannah:
Margaret Gordon
Bella:
Eva Stuart
Morris:
Bryan Pringle
Harry:
Gordon Faith
Dick:
Alan Haines
Tom:
John Hollis
Cartwright:
Joe Sterne
Arthur:
Ronald Baddiley
Judge:
Norman Claridge
Barber:
James McKechnie
Young Warder:
Andrew Sachs
Old Warder:
George Merritt

Harry DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by Robin HUNTER
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by ANDREW GOLD
The dances: Liberty Twostep; Waltz; Fifth figure of The Lancers; La Mascotte; Progressive Barn Dance; Gypsy Tango; Felice Foxtrot

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Introduced By:
Robin Hunter
Unknown:
Charles Crathorn
Produced By:
Andrew Gold
Unknown:
Felice Foxtrot

Regional Variations (2)

Sports Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The singers
Peter Glossop
Kenneth Macdonald
Doreen Murray
The first broadcast of Joan Havill
Comedy from Dick Bentley
Ronnie Stevens
Dilys Laye
Drama from
Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert
VARIETY PLAYHOUSE ORCHESTRA Leader, John Jezard
Conducted by Vic OLIVER
Script by Carey Edwards.
Bob Block and Gene Crowley
Produced by TOM RONALD
Peter Glosxop broadcasts by permission of the General Administrutor. Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Vic Oliver
Singers:
Peter Glossop
Singers:
Kenneth MacDonald
Unknown:
Doreen Murray
Unknown:
Joan Havill
Unknown:
Dick Bentley
Unknown:
Ronnie Stevens
Unknown:
Dilys Laye
Unknown:
Cicely Courtneidge
Unknown:
Jack Hulbert
Leader:
John Jezard
Conducted By:
Vic Oliver
Script By:
Carey Edwards.
Script By:
Bob Block
Script By:
Gene Crowley
Produced By:
Tom Ronald
Produced By:
Peter Glosxop

Requiem for a Wren
The novel by Nevil Shute adapted as a play for radio by STEPHEN GRENFELL with Anna Massey and Trader Faulkner
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company
Produced by BETTY DAVIES

Contributors

Novel By:
Nevil Shute
Unknown:
Stephen Grenfell
Unknown:
Anna Massey
Unknown:
Trader Faulkner
Produced By:
Betty Davies
Mrs Duncan:
Brenda Dunrich
Colonel Duncan:
Russell Napier
Annie:
Molly Rankin
Alan Duncan:
Trader Faulkner
Bill Duncan:
John Baddelly
Lt -Commander Cartwright:
Norman Claridge
Admiral Savage:
Kenneth Hyde
First Sea Lord:
Peter Pratt
P O Waters:
Michael Goldie
Janet Prentice:
Anna Massey
Viola Dawson:
Diana Olsson
Sub-Lieutenant Craigie:
Alan Haines
Captain Gibson:
Frederick Treves
Flight-Lieutenant Rigby:
Garard Green
Albert Finch:
Andrew Sachs
Lieutenant Parkes:
Gabriel Woolf
Catherine Collins:
Margaret Wolfit
Alice:
Petronella Barker
Clerk:
Nicolette Bernard

News and views of books by WRIGHT MILLER
MARGHANITA LASKI
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH DESMOND MORRIS and APRIL FITZLYON on being a publisher's reader
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown:
Wright Miller
Unknown:
Marghanita Laski
Unknown:
David Attenborough
Unknown:
Desmond Morris
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

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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