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BBC Home Service North

by LESLIE GARDINER
It began with an application for a tourist visa in Albania. Refused! It continued with a light-hearted poaching expedition over the water from Corfu. Suddenly they found they had crossed the prohibited frontier.....

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Gardiner

WILFRID THOMAS in company with STEVE BENBOW and artists from the Continent including
THE METROPOLE ORCHESTRA of Holland and THE CEDRIC DUMONT ORCHESTRA of Switzerland take you out and about for music in holiday mood
Produced by DAVID ALLAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilfrid Thomas
Unknown:
Steve Benbow
Unknown:
Cedric Dumont
Produced By:
David Allan

3: York Minster
Devised and introduced by ROGER SNOWDON with contributions by CANON TARDREW, CANON SMITH and the late
SIR ALBERT RICHARDSON
Readers: RALPH TRUMAN
GEORGE MERRITT , GORDON FAITH GORDON GARDNER
Produced by JULIAN BUDDEN
Broadcast on January 20, in the General Overseas Service

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roger Snowdon
Readers:
Sir Albert Richardson
Readers:
Ralph Truman
Readers:
George Merritt
Unknown:
Gordon Gardner
Produced By:
Julian Budden

A new magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind including:
Spring Cleaning on the Grand Scale-at Chatsworth House
Going to the PicturesT : a guide to films on general release, by JOHN STRATREN
Armchair Gardener: simple hints and tips from FRED Loads
A Visit to the Blue John Cavern, Derbyshire
Songs by young and old
Introduced by JAMES R. GRERSON
From the North of England

Contributors

Unknown:
John Stratren
Introduced By:
James R. Grerson

by Ouida
Dramatised by JOHN KEIR CROSS with Simon Lack
Following his victory in the Grand Military Stakes, the Hon. Bertie Cecil is approached by his impecunious younger brother Berkeley for the loan of more money, to which he agrees. Later he is driving in Richmond Park with his beloved, Lady Guenevere, when the horses take fright.
3: The Painted Bit
Pianist, ARTHUR DULAY
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Dramatised By:
John Keir Cross
Pianist:
Arthur Dulay
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Lady Guenevere:
Diana Olsson
Duke of Lyonnesse, formerly Marquis of Rockingham (Seraph):
David March
Hon Bertie Cecil (Beauty):
Simon Lack
Lord Kergenven (Ker):
Frederick Treves
Marquis of Bellingham (Vereor Severe):
Charles Hodgson
Hon Christopher Charteris (Dauphin):
Bruce Beeby
Hon Arthur Chesterfield (Tommy):
Antony Bilbow
Ben Davis:
Kenneth Hyde
Mr Baroni:
Jeffrey Segal
Willon:
Gordon Faith
Venetia:
Sheila Grant
Rake:
John Hollis

The mood of the game Elation and depression
Instinct, intellect and experience Player and spectator Player and referee
A musician, writer, and student of soccer referees a discussion between three famous footballers
The Players:
DANNY BLANCHFLOWER (Ireland and Tottenham Hotspur)
Jimmy GREAVES (England and Tottenham Hotspur)
PHIL WOOSNAM (Wales and Aston Villa)
Referee: HANS KELLER
Produced by BERT KINGDON
See page 52

Contributors

Unknown:
Danny Blanchflower
Unknown:
Jimmy Greaves
Unknown:
Phil Woosnam
Unknown:
Hans Keller
Produced By:
Bert Kingdon

A radio ballad on the travellers - gypsy, tinker, didikai
by EWAN MACCOLL, PEGGY SEEGER and CHARLES PARKER
'The people treat us like dogs. They think we're nothing but dogs. And to tell you the truth, I think of them as dogs.'
' I would say the gypsy is a gentleman - but these people are not.'
The Singers: EWAN MACCOLL, JOE HEANEY, JANE STEWART, JOHN FAULKNER, BELLE STEWART, PEGGY SEEGER
The Instrumentalists: BRYAN DALEY (guitar) ALF EDWARDS (concertina and ocarina) ALFIE KAHN (harmonica, flute and piccolo) Jim BRAY (double-bass) DANNY LEVAN (fiddle) PEGGY SEEGER (banjo) DINAH DEMUTH (oboe)
BRUCE TURNER (jazz clarinet)
Lyrics and music by EWAN MACCOLL arranged and directed by PEGGY SEEGER
Produced by CHARLES PARKER

Contributors

Singer:
Ewan MacColl
Singer:
Joe Heaney
Singer:
Jane Stewart
Singer:
John Faulkner
Singer:
Belle Stewart
Singer:
Peggy Seeger
Guitar:
Bryan Daley
Concertina and ocarina:
Alf Edwards
Harmonica, flute and piccolo:
Alfie Kahn
Double-Bass:
Jim Bray
Fiddle:
Danny Levan
Banjo:
Peggy Seeger
Oboe:
Dinah Demuth
Jazz clarinet:
Bruce Turner
Lyrics/Music:
Ewan MacColl
Arranged and directed by:
Peggy Seeger
Producer:
Charles Parker

The third of three diversions round Cambridge Circus involving Tim Brooke-Taylor, Anthony Buffery, John Cleese, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, and Bill Oddie
with Burt Rhodes and his Quintet

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Anthony Buffery
Unknown:
John Cleese
Unknown:
David Hatch
Unknown:
Jo Kendall
Unknown:
Bill Oddie
Musicians:
Burt Rhodes and his Quintet
Producer:
Humphrey Barclay
Producer:
Edward Taylor

How the dailies have handled the week's news, the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street, are analysed by GEORGE SCOTT
Extracts read by JOHN SNAGGE and KENNETH KENDALL

Contributors

Unknown:
George Scott
Read By:
John Snagge
Read By:
Kenneth Kendall

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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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