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County Knockout Competition
Round 2
BRIAN JOHNSTON introduces reports on Glamorgan v. Essex, at Neath
Lancashire v. Kent, at Old Trafford Leicestershire v. Northamptonshire, at Leicester Middlesex v. Yorkshire, at Lord's
Somerset v. Nottinghamshire, at
Taunton Surrey v. Gloucestershire. at the Oval
Continued in next column
Sussex v. Durham, at Hove
Warwickshire v. Hampshire, at Edubaston
Reporters: ERIC YORK
CORBET WOODALL , REX ALSTON ROBERT HUDSON , ALAN Gibson RON ROBERTS , JOHN ARLOTT and PETER CRANMER

Contributors

Introduces:
Brian Johnston
Unknown:
Taunton Surrey
Unknown:
Corbet Woodall
Unknown:
Rex Alston
Unknown:
Robert Hudson
Unknown:
Alan Gibson
Unknown:
Ron Roberts
Unknown:
John Arlott
Unknown:
Peter Cranmer

Regional Variations (4)

Farming and fishing news

BBC Home Service Scottish

A Living from the Land

BBC Home Service Midland

The Farmer

BBC Home Service South and West

Introduced by BRYAN PLATT A New Life Ashore tJOHN GREENSLADE visits the Springbok Farm Training Centre near Cranleigh, Surrey, and talks to the Principal, W. F. SWINYARD , members of his staff, and trainees Farming Politics
J. W. MURRAY reports on the latest developments that affect agriculture
Produced by JOHN GREENSLADE

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bryan Platt
Unknown:
W. F. Swinyard
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh Schools: Talks for Sixth Forms. Interlude

BBC Home Service Welsh

Second of six programmes telling the story of adolescence, in poems with linking narration.
This programme includes poetry by B. S. Johnson , Robert Graves , William Plomer , T. S. Eliot , John Betjeman , Gerard Manley Hopkins , and a traditional folk song
Taking part:
JOHN RYE, RUSSELL NAPIER HILDA SCHRODER
DOROTHY HOLMES-GORE and JANET BURNELL
Devised and introduced by LEO AYLEN
Books. Plays. Poems series

Contributors

Unknown:
B. S. Johnson
Unknown:
Robert Graves
Unknown:
William Plomer
Unknown:
T. S. Eliot
Unknown:
John Betjeman
Unknown:
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Unknown:
Russell Napier
Unknown:
Hilda Schroder
Unknown:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Unknown:
Janet Burnell

Regional Variations (2)

Rugby Union: N. Transvaal v. Wales. From Pretoria

BBC Home Service Welsh

Looking for Frankie by Bill Naughton
Anne is searching for a boy friend who has let her down. When Ben gives her a lift in his lorry he finds himself deeply involved.
Other parts played by members of the cast
Produced by ALFRED BRADLEY
Broadcast on Feb. 9, 1963, in the North of England Home Service

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Naughton
Produced By:
Alfred Bradley
Ben:
Colln Blakely
Tony:
Neville Smith
Anne:
Tracey Lloyd
Big Kitty:
Alison Bayley
Gus:
Harry Markham
Higgs:
John Linstrum
Smudge:
Henry Livings
Harry:
Leonard Williams
Frankie:
Michael Caine
Flo:
Juliet Cook
Len:
Graham Roberts

from Brecon Cathedral
Introit: Holy, Lord God
Almighty (Alun Hoddinott )
Versicles and Responses
(Ferial)
Psalms 126-131
Lessons: 1 Samuel 7; St. Luke
1, vv. 57-80
Canticles (Noble in B minor)
Anthem: Laudate Nomen
Domini (Tye)
Hymn: King of Glory (E.H.
424: Tune, Gwalchmai)
Office Hymn: 0 Blest Creator of the Light (E.H. 51: Tune, Gonfalon Royal)
Organist and Master of the Choristers, M. Bryan Hesford

Contributors

Unknown:
Alun Hoddinott
Unknown:
M. Bryan Hesford

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Music Remembered: by DAVID HUGHES
Date with a Doctor
From workhouse to geriatric ward: CELIA IRVING visits two hospitals in East Suffolk
† SIR HARRY BRITTAIN talking
Collecting coins: by R. J. MARTIN
Introduced by MARGARET HUBBLE

Contributors

Unknown:
David Hughes
Unknown:
Sir Harry Brittain
Unknown:
R. J. Martin
Introduced By:
Margaret Hubble

Regional Variations (2)

Pupils of the Nicolson Institute. Stornoway, entertainment

BBC Home Service Scottish

Inter-London Schools Sports Quiz
North London
Woodberry Down School v.
West London
Holland Park School
Question-Master, BRIAN JOHNSTON
Produced by MICHAEL T. HASTINGS
From Starcross School,
Gray's Inn Road, London

Contributors

Question-Master:
Brian Johnston
Produced By:
Michael T. Hastings

Regional Variations (2)

Cricket: County Knockout Competition—commentaries

BBC Home Service Welsh

† by GERALD DURRELL
First of four talks describing some of the animals seen on a journey through Malaya, Australia, and New Zealand
The leathery turtle lays its eggs on the beaches of Eastern Malaya. They are so much prized for food that the Government has taken steps to protect the turtle.

Regional Variations (7)

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

(434 m.) Voice of the North: Recorded humour. (261 m. ) North-East News: Voice of Cumberland: magazine

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Ulster Review

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News, comment controversy and character from town and country

Regional Variations (2)

The Fortunes of a Horsey Man: talk

BBC Home Service South and West

George Leonard, M.B.E. in conversation with Hugh Charles-Jones.
For more than twenty-five years George Leonard was a Game Warden in Malaya, but his activities were not confined to looking after animals. In World War 2 he trained Chinese guerillas to fight the Japanese and later he found himself training British soldiers to fight against his former proteges.
(Broadcast on Nov. 2, 1963, in the Midland Home Service)
See page 39.

Contributors

Subject:
George Leonard
Interviewer:
Hugh Charles-Jones
Producer:
David Glencross

Regional Variations (6)

As Scottish

BBC Home Service North

BBC Scottish Orchestra. Part 1: Dvorak. Bliss

BBC Home Service Scottish

As Scottish

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

As Scottish

BBC Home Service Welsh

As Scottish

BBC Home Service Midland

The Final of the BBC's Eighth Annual Choral Contest for amateur choirs in the South-East Region
For names of choirs, see page 40
The winner of each class is announced at the end of its competition with the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
FRANK WADE , Chief Assistant. BBC Light Music Programmes, announces the Choir with the highest marks: winners of the Let The People Sing Trophy Competition Adjudicators: DR. GREENHOUSE ALLT DR. Eric THIMAN TREVOR HARVEY
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY
Produced by CHARLES BEARDSALL and ANDREW GOLD

Contributors

Conducted By:
Stanford Robinson
Conducted By:
Frank Wade
Unknown:
Dr. Greenhouse Allt
Unknown:
Dr. Eric Thiman
Unknown:
Trevor Harvey
Introduced By:
John Hobday
Produced By:
Charles Beardsall

Regional Variations (2)

' A Ladder for Ginger play by Les Cartwright

BBC Home Service North

Green Pastures
The pylons, the new towns, and the factories are nibbling away pieces of this pleasant land. And so are the gravel pits.
An enquiry into one area of encroachment-the village of Ulting in Essex where gravel pits threaten the life and amenities of the village The enquiry conducted by RENÉ CUTFORTH
Produced by FRANCIS DILLON

Contributors

Produced By:
Francis Dillon

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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