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by Peter DUVAL SMITH
Skeleton Coast, at the edge of the South-West African desert, must be one of the most inhospitable places in the world: for a thousand miles nothing but driftwood, whale skeletons. and the graves of diamond prospectors. Peter Duval
Smith talks about a journey down this incredible coastline.

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Duval Smith

Four scientists from the University of Southampton answer listeners' questions on science and technology
G. A. KERKUT
Department of Physiology
J. E. G. RAYMONT
Department of Zoology
E. J. RICHARDS
Department of Engineering
W. T. WILLIAMS
Department of Botany
In the chair,
Professor G. P. WELLS
Arranged by Archie Clow
Broadcast on Nov. 21, 1963

Contributors

Arranged By:
Archie Clow

Roll back the carpet and join in the fun with THE ST. HELENS
COUNTRY DANCE BAND
JACQUELINE McDONALD and BRIDIE O'DONNELL from Neston Town Hall, Cheshire
Introduced by BILL CAIN
Produced by RICHARD KELLY

Contributors

Unknown:
Jacqueline McDonald
Unknown:
Bridie O'Donnell
Introduced By:
Bill Cain
Produced By:
Richard Kelly

Regional Variations (4)

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland

Farming and Fishing news

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Farmer

BBC Home Service South and West

Introduced by ROGER MASSEY
Fowl Pest
J. W. Simpson, Regional Veterinary Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture, surveys the first year's working of the Vaccination Scheme and discusses its effects with HARRY GLASSER. a poultry farmer from Tring.
Consuming Interest: Pig Products
What do most housewives mean by top quality bacon, pork. sausages. and pies? Are farmers producing what is wanted? JOAN PYPER analyses recent correspondence and talks to producers and marketing consultants
Produced by JOHN GREENSLADE

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roger Massey
Unknown:
Harry Glasser.
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (2)

Record requests

BBC Home Service South and West

twixt
ISOBELBARNETT ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH LANCE PERCIVAL with some tune-twisters from STEVE RACE
In the chair. Roy PLOMLEY
Devised and written by IAN C. MESSITER
Produced by CHARLES Maxwell
Tuesday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Isobelbarnett Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

Murder By All Means
A play for radio by Elleston Trevor
Steven Rider is invited to Cliff House, the home of a Mrs. Baron, where he finds a strange gathering of people.
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Elleston Trevor
Unknown:
Steven Rider
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Gillian Rowe:
Ellzabeth London
Steven Rider:
Peter Humphreys
Wickham:
Gordon Faith
Charles Baron:
Frederick Treves
Natalie Keyes:
Monica Grey
Lee Goddard:
Anthony Viccars
Det -Inspector Thrace:
James Thomason

from Durham Cathedral
Preces and Responses (Byrd) Hilariter (O.B.C. 96)
Psalms 6, 7. and 8 Lessons: Song of Songs 2. vv.
8-17; St. Matthew 28, vv. 16-20
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Purcell in B flat)
Anthem: 'Tis the day of Resurrection (Charles Wood)
Organist and Choirmaster. CONRAD EDEN
Assistant organist, Cyril Maude

Contributors

Organist:
Cyril Maude

A new magazine of interest to all. but with older listeners specially in mind including:
Music Remembered, by DAVID HUGHES
Date with a Doctor
Dream Come True: I-LoRD MORRISON OF LAMBETH and the Green Belt
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
David Hughes
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Regional Variations (6)

Norman Dyson. harpsichord: Alessandro Scarlatti; Couperin; Domenico Scarlatti

BBC Home Service Midland

Ulster Farm. Top County semi-final: Down v. Antrim

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Barn y Bobl: topical discussion

BBC Home Service Welsh

Ifor James, horn: Wilfrid Parry, piano

BBC Home Service Scottish

Choir Night: introduced by Maurice Jacobson

BBC Home Service North

The fifth of eleven programmes in the BBC's annual competition for amateur choirs in the South-East region
Mixed Choirs
IVOR EVANS SINGERS
Conductor, IVOR EVANS
THE LANGLEY SINGERS
Conductor. DERRICK PHOENIX
Youth Choirs
HAYES GIRLS' CHOIR
Conductor. BRIAN TRANT
WIMBLEDON GIRLS' CHOIR
Conductor. MALCOLM PARKER
Adjudication summary by TREVOR HARVEY
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY
Produced by CHARLES BEARDSALL

Contributors

Singers:
Ivor Evans
Conductor:
Brian Trant
Conductor:
Malcolm Parker
Unknown:
Trevor Harvey
Introduced By:
John Hobday
Produced By:
Charles Beardsall

London v. Scotland: Round 2
London:
SIR DENIS BROGAN , CEDRIC CLIFFE Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Scotland:
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON , JACK HOUSE Quiz-Master. PATRICK HARVEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
Sir James Fergusson
Unknown:
Jack House
Unknown:
Patrick Harvey
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

The story of six years in a young girl's life: years which included a broken marriage, prostitution, and troubles of every kind; but years held together by hope and by courage. Pauline, at twenty-one, is typical of no one but herself. She tells her story, very frankly, in this conversation with BRIAN BLAKE
First broadcast on April 8,
1963, in the Third Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Blake

ALAN DELL introduces records of the music of George Gershwin
Jerome Kern
Cole Porter
Richard Rodgers and Irving Berlin
Written by BENNY GREEN
Produced by TEDDY WARRICK
Postponed from Nov. 22, 1963

Contributors

Unknown:
George Gershwin
Unknown:
Jerome Kern
Unknown:
Cole Porter
Unknown:
Richard Rodgers
Unknown:
Irving Berlin
Written By:
Benny Green
Produced By:
Teddy Warrick

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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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