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Regional Variations (7)

News Review

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Bristol Singers. BBC West of England Players

BBC Home Service South and West

The Week in the North and Industrial Report

BBC Home Service North

Our Own Correspondent

BBC Home Service Welsh

Topical magazine

BBC Home Service Scottish

The port of Ipswich

BBC Home Service Midland

House Hunting?
Essex and Hertfordshire are two counties growing in popularity-and prices are going up accordingly. What are the chances of getting a house at a reasonable price? How easy is it to get to London?
ROBERT HUDSON investigates

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hudson

Regional Variations (3)

From Today's Papers

BBC Home Service South and West

Your M.P. at Westminster

BBC Home Service Midland

Nimrod joins the Hunt by C. C. BUTLER
Professor of Physics,
Imperial College, London
Recent months have seen considerable progress in our understanding of elementary particles. The exciting developments are stimulating many fresh experiments. The new Nimrod accelerator at the Rutherford Laboratory at Harwell has come into use at an opportune time, and should have an important part to play in the growth of nuclear physics in Europe.
Last Tuesday's broadcast in the Third Network

Regional Variations (2)

Kathleen Garscadden with records for the not-so-young

BBC Home Service Scottish

Introduced by FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
FRED Loads , BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL answer questions put by members of the Newport Towns-women's Guild in Shropshire
Last Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By:
Franklin Engelmann
Introduced By:
Fred Loads
Introduced By:
Bill Sowerbutts
Introduced By:
Alan Gemmell

Introduced by Jim PESTRIDGE
The Spring Check-over: by HARRY HEYWOOD , Editor of Practical Motorist tfand Brakes: the legal and practical requirements, by the Chief Mechanical Engineer to the Ministry of Transport
Doing a Road Test: a tale by PATRICK Dobbs , a Welsh farmer
Road Conditions: a preview

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jim Pestridge
Unknown:
Harry Heywood
Unknown:
Patrick Dobbs

Members of the public and invited personalities put questions to
JIMMY EDWARDS , TED RAY
TOMMY TRINDER , CYRIL FLETCHER
In the chair, MCDONALD HOBLEY
Guest, Eric Barker
From an idea by Jimmy Edwards
Produced by EDWARD TAYLOR
Broadcast on December 12,1963 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Tommy Trinder
Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
Eric Barker
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Produced By:
Edward Taylor

Regional Variations (2)

Looking forward to Cricket: symposium

BBC Home Service North

Ian Wallace singer and entertainer discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Singer:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

by Graeme Kent
with William Fox

The action of the play takes place in a small hotel in South America, where a touring British football team is staying.

Contributors

Writer:
Graeme Kent
Producer:
Archie Campbell
Jessop, a football player:
James Bolam
Barman:
Gabriel Woolf
McPherson, team manager:
Eric Woodburn
Anne:
Valerie Kirkbright
Club Directors - Chandler:
William Fox
Club Directors - Laiig:
John Boxer
Club Directors - Oliphant:
Norman Claridge
Colonel Ramos:
Roger Delgado

Regional Variations (2)

Association Football: Irish Cup Final

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Some personal opinions mixed with music
This week:
These Good Old Days
Introduced by BRIAN MATTHEW with Arthur RIGBY
MAJOR CHRISTOPHER DRAPER MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE JACK LE Vien
JESSIE MATTHEWS
Written and produced by DAVID CARTER

Contributors

Introduced By:
Brian Matthew
Unknown:
Arthur Rigby
Unknown:
Major Christopher Draper
Unknown:
Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown:
Jack Le Vien
Unknown:
Jessie Matthews
Produced By:
David Carter

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND his ORCHESTRA
Introduced by REX PALMER
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by ERIC ARDEN
The dances: Boston Twostep; Waltz Maritime; Royal Empress Tango; Empress Mazurka; Waltz Camay; The Royal Saunter; The Gay Gordons
Applications for tickets for this series, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope, should be sent to [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Davidson
Introduced By:
Rex Palmer
Produced By:
Eric Arden

Regional Variations (2)

Sports Medley

BBC Home Service Welsh

Introduced by Vic Oliver
The Singers
Rae Woodland
Margreta Elkins
The George Mitchell Singers
The violin played by Ralph Holmes
The first broadcast of Yvonne Marlow
Comedy from
Leslie Crowther
June Whitfield
Ronnie Barker
Drama from
Rupert Davies
VARIETY PLAYHOUSE ORCHESTRA Leader, John Jezard
Conducted by Vic OLIVER
Script by Carey Edwards and Bob Block
Produced by Tom RONALD
Margreta. EUcins broadcasts by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden; Leslie Crowther is in ' The Black and White Minstrel Show ' at uie Victoria Palace, London

Contributors

Introduced By:
Vic Oliver
Singers:
Rae Woodland
Singers:
Margreta Elkins
Singers:
George Mitchell
Played By:
Ralph Holmes
Unknown:
Yvonne Marlow
Unknown:
Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
June Whitfield
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Rupert Davies
Leader:
John Jezard
Conducted By:
Vic Oliver
Script By:
Carey Edwards
Script By:
Bob Block
Produced By:
Tom Ronald
Unknown:
Leslie Crowther

The Devil Wore Scarlet adapted from her novel of the same name by Dulcie Gray with Joan Matheson , William Fox and Lilly Kann
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown:
Dulcie Gray
Unknown:
Joan Matheson
Unknown:
William Fox
Unknown:
Lilly Kann
Produced By:
Audrey Cameron
Rachel Cohen:
Lilly Kann
Daisy Cohen, her daughter-in-law:
Joan Matheson
Daisy's children:
Joseph: Jo Manning Wilson
Daisy's children:
Esther: Beryl Calder
Natalie Jones, their governess:
Jane Wenham
Mary Skeffers, Rachel's maid:
Patricia Leventon
Emma Hedfield, Rachel's cook:
Molly Rankin
Jack Weston:
Glyn Dearman
Det -Insp Dimmock:
William Fox
Sergeant Beaker:
Andrew Sachs
Sergeant Tripp:
John Boxer
Det -Supt Tavistock:
Philip Cunningham
Bill, Dandy Club barman:
Peter Bartlett
Brenda:
Eva Stuart
Paul Cohen, Rachel's son:
Gabriel Woolf
Lisl Cohen, his wife:
Margaret Wolfit
Geoffrey Staines:
Stephen Thorne
Mr Noble, a coalman:
George Merritt
Jean Noble, his daughter:
Valerie Kirkbright
Det -Sgt Mason:
Alan Haines
Mr Hawser, a solicitor:
Timothy Harley
Mr Greenwich:
Wilfrid Carter
Mr Colburn, a picture valuer:
John Ruddock

News and views on books from CYRIL CONNOLLY , H. A. L. CRAIG JAMES STERN
ANTHONY BURGESS and JULIAN MITCHELL interview each other on their new novels
Nothing Like the Sun and The White Father
PETER DUVAL SMITH on James Bond
Introduced by Robin HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Connolly
Unknown:
H. A. L. Craig
Unknown:
James Stern
Unknown:
Anthony Burgess
Unknown:
Julian Mitchell
Unknown:
Peter Duval Smith
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

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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