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A new magazine of interest to all, but with older listeners specially in mind including:
Lamb's House: ALEX ALLAN visits a historic building that is now an old people's Day Centre
Man of Brass: JOHN FAULDS relives some experiences from his sixty years as a brass band conductor
Music of Scotland: played by the BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA, conductor JACK LEON
Introduced by HOWARD LOCKHART
From Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Alex Allan
Unknown:
John Faulds
Conductor:
Jack Leon
Introduced By:
Howard Lockhart

by Ouida dramatised by JOHN KEIR CROSS with Simon Lack
In Baden. Forest King. ridden by the Hon. Bertie Cecil , is doped and loses the race. Cecil, as a result, is in grave financial difficulty. To make matters worse he is accused by Baroni, a money-lender, of forging Rockingham's signature.
4: The King's Last Service
Pianist, ARTHUR DULAY
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Dramatised By:
John Keir
Unknown:
Bertie Cecil
Pianist:
Arthur Dulay
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Duke of Lyonnesse, formerly Marquis of Rockingham (Seraph):
David March
Mr Baroni:
Jeffrey Segal
Hon Bertie Cecil (Beauty):
Simon Lack
Lady Guenevere:
Diana Olsson
Detective:
John Boxer
Count Alexis:
Alan Haines
Rake:
John Hollis
Lord Kergenven (Ker):
Frederick Treves

A survey of the international disaster and of the measures that are being taken to bring a full life to children suffering from congenital limb defects
Written and narrated by LEIGH CRUTCHLEY with the recorded voices of LADY (FREDERICK) HOARE
GEORGE CHATTERTON
The German experts, PROFESSOR JENTSCHURA and DR. MARQUART and doctors and specialists working in this country
Produced by MAURICE BROWN

Contributors

Unknown:
Leigh Crutchley
Unknown:
Lady (frederick) Hoare
Unknown:
George Chatterton
Produced By:
Maurice Brown

Written and compiled by Leslie Baily SYDNEY MOSELEY
Early experiments in television WAL HANNINGTON
The unemployed ' hunger ' marches
JACK PAYNE
The tunes of the year
LORD REITH
Empire broadcasting begins SIR JOHN COCKCROFT and RITCHIE CALDER Splitting the atom
MARGARET LANE
A fabulous writer-Edgar Wallace
R. E. S. WYATT
' Bodyline bowling ' in Australia
THE RT. HON.
PHILIP NOEL-BAKER , M.P.
Disarmament-the last opportunity
ALDOUS HUXLEY
Brave New World with Stuart Hibberd , Dudley Rolph Leslie Baily , Ella Milne Eric Phillips , Alan Keith and Frederick Treves
The pages turned by FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Incidental music arranged and the Orchestra conducted by ALAN PAUL
Produced by VERNON HARRIS
Broadcast on January 24, 1960

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Baily
Unknown:
Sydney Moseley
Unknown:
Jack Payne
Unknown:
Sir John Cockcroft
Unknown:
Ritchie Calder
Unknown:
Margaret Lane
Unknown:
Edgar Wallace
Unknown:
R. E. S. Wyatt
Unknown:
Philip Noel-Baker
Unknown:
Stuart Hibberd
Unknown:
Dudley Rolph
Unknown:
Leslie Baily
Unknown:
Ella Milne
Unknown:
Eric Phillips
Unknown:
Alan Keith
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Turned By:
Freddy Grisewood
Conducted By:
Alan Paul
Produced By:
Vernon Harris

tHow 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 WILLIAM CLARK
Extracts read by JOHN SNAGGE and KENNETH KENDALL

Contributors

Unknown:
William Clark
Read By:
John Snagge
Read By:
Kenneth Kendall

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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