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Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Recent guests in Woman's Hour: THE COUNTESS OF LimerICK, G.B,E., and CYRIL CUSACK
My Dream Boss: STRATFORD JOHNS is a listener's choice; secretaries give their views
An Active Responaut: ANN ARMSTRONG tells JOAN PYPER her ideas for those who, like herself, live in an iron lung
Men in the Kitchen: including HARRY SECOMBE and KEVIN FITZGERALD

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Cyril Cusack
Unknown:
Ann Armstrong
Unknown:
Joan Pyper
Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Kevin Fitzgerald

A request programme of gramophone records
Bredon Hill (On Wenlock Edge) (Vaughan Williams)
GEORGE MARAN (tenor) with the London STRING QUARTET and IVOR NEWTON (piano)
11.29* Piano Quintet in A minor (Elgar)
LEONARD CASSINI (piano) with the AEOLIAN STRING QUARTET

Contributors

Piano:
Leonard Cassini

In the Dark
How do animals find their way in places where they cannot see? At night, in caves, underground, and in deep or muddy waters they are faced with this problem. The solution is sometimes fascinating
Introduced by MAXWELL KNIGHT
Produced by RICHARD BROCK

Contributors

Introduced By:
Maxwell Knight
Produced By:
Richard Brock

3: MATISSE 1869-1954
L'Escargot painted 1953 in the Tate Gallery, London Speaker, ROBERT MEDLEY artist and Head of Department of Painting and Sculpture, Camberwell School of Art, London
Produced by RODNEY BENNETT
Repeated on Friday at 7.10 in the Third Network

Contributors

Produced By:
Rodney Bennett

DEREK PARKER introduces the voices of poets reading their own poems
DYLAN THOMAS
ANTHONY THWAlTE
ROBERT FROST
GEORGE BARKER
CHARLES CAUSLEY
VERNON SCANNELL and T. S. ELIOT
Compiled from recordings in the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Introduces:
Derek Parker
Unknown:
Dylan Thomas
Unknown:
Anthony Thwalte
Unknown:
Robert Frost
Unknown:
George Barker
Unknown:
Charles Causley
Unknown:
Vernon Scannell
Unknown:
T. S. Eliot
Produced By:
John Powell

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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