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sung by MAUREEN MORELLE (mezzo-soprano)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Orphan girl; Little star; The magpie; Doll's cradle song; Reverie of the young peasant
Mussorgsky
9.38* Four Greek folk songs
Seiber
0 my love, how long: Have pity on me; Each time, my love, you say farewell; 0 your eyes are dark and beautiful

Contributors

Mezzo-Soprano:
Maureen Morelle
Piano:
Wilfrid Parry

A programme of old favourites sung by MARY CONDON (contralto) with RUBY TAYLOR (piano)
DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ) and THE PLYMOUTH CLARION CHOIR
Chorus Master,
EDGAR LITTLEJOHNS
Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Contralto:
Mary Condon
Piano:
Ruby Taylor
Piano:
Dudley Savage
Chorus Master:
Edgar Littlejohns
Introduced By:
Dudley Savage

A radio comedy by Peter Brent adapted from a short story by O. HENRY
Caradog Rees is plagued by the Thomas children, who are much too fond of his strawberry patch. He even tries scaring them with a shotgun, but he is not as crusty as he thinks.
Produced by JOHN GRIFFITHS

Contributors

Comedy By:
Peter Brent
Story By:
O. Henry
Story By:
Caradog Rees
Produced By:
John Griffiths
Caradog Rees:
Jack Walters
Megan Thomas:
Gwenyth Petty
Owen Thomas:
Gareth Armstrong
Bleddyn Thomas:
Sion Probert
Blodwen Thomas:
Harriet Lewis
Ma Thomas:
Rachel Thomas
Trev:
Philip Sayer
Gwyn:
Ray Handy

from Guildhall, London
GEOFFREY GILBERT (flute)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader,Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY 12.10*12.25*12.40*
A lunchtime concert given in Guild-halt in the City of London by the BBC and the Corporation of London on April 2

Contributors

Flute:
Geoffrey Gilbert
Leader:
Arthur Leavins
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky

A spontaneous discussion by FRANK BYERS
SIR GERALD NABARRO , M.P.
THE RT. Hon. GEORGE BROWN , M.P.
PATRICIA DE TRAFFORD
Travelling Question-Master, FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by Michael Bowen
From the Rural District Centre, Camelford, Cornwall
Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Byers
Unknown:
Sir Gerald Nabarro
Unknown:
Rt. Hon. George Brown
Produced By:
Michael Bowen

Comment on the economic and political significance of the Chancellor's proposals by GEORGE CYRIAX of the Financial Times and ANTHONY KING , Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford
!AN WALLER of the Sunday Telegraph is at Westminster to question Roy JENKINS , m.p. (Labour)
ERIC LUBBOCK, M.P. (Liberal) JOHN RODGERS , M.P. (Conservative) and from BBC studios up and down the country comes reflection on the way the Budget has been received in the important Regional centres
Programme introduced by BERTRAM MYCOCK

Contributors

Unknown:
George Cyriax
Unknown:
Anthony King
Unknown:
Roy Jenkins
Unknown:
John Rodgers
Introduced By:
Bertram Mycock

Regional Variations (4)

Gaelic songs sung by Alasdair Fraser

BBC Home Service Scottish

Y Maes Chwarae: sports magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

James Walker, piano: Mozart, Schubert and Poulenc

BBC Home Service Midland

Shanties, songs, and talk of the sea with FREDERICK HARVEY , CYRIL TAWNEY
COMMANDER TOM THOMPSON
THE LOOE SHANTYMEN
Conductor, BERT MIDDLETON
ALF EDWARDS (concertina)
EDDIE FARGE (accordion)
Introduced by ALAN GIBSON
Produced by BRIAN PATTEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederick Harvey
Unknown:
Cyril Tawney
Unknown:
Commander Tom Thompson
Conductor:
Bert Middleton
Conductor:
Alf Edwards
Accordion:
Eddie Farge
Introduced By:
Alan Gibson
Produced By:
Brian Patten

Regional Variations (2)

The Belfast Girl Stngers

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Introduced by JOHN LADE
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Leader, Trevor Williams
Conducted by BERNARD KEEFFE
Given before an invited audience in the BBC studios, Glasgow
Applications for tickets, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope, should be sent to Ticket Unit[address removed].

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Lade
Leader:
Trevor Williams
Conducted By:
Bernard Keeffe

A radio portrait on the occasion of Sir John Gielgud 's sixtieth birthday by GEORGE RYLANDS with JOAN CROSS
SIR TYRONE GUTHRIE
SIR RALPH RICHARDSON HAROLD HOBSON
Dame Peggy ASHCROFT Vivien LEIGH
VIRGINIA McKENNA VAL GIELGUD and SIR JOHN GIELGUD
Introduced by PETER ORR
Produced by JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir John Gielgud
Unknown:
George Rylands
Unknown:
Sir Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown:
Sir Ralph Richardson
Unknown:
Harold Hobson
Unknown:
Dame Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown:
Vivien Leigh
Unknown:
Virginia McKenna
Unknown:
Val Gielgud
Unknown:
Sir John Gielgud
Introduced By:
Peter Orr
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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