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J. B. BOOTHROYD on The Difficulty of Avoiding Difficulties
1: A Magnetic Field or Something with DORIT WELLES and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Broadcast on April 2

Contributors

Unknown:
J. B. Boothroyd
Unknown:
Dorit Welles
Produced By:
John Bridges

PETER Schiolof introduces
THE AMADEUS STRING QUARTET Norbert Brainin (violin) Siegmund Nissel (violin) Peter Schidlof (viola) Martin Lovett (cello) who play
Schubert
Quartet in B flat major (D.112) First of six programmes by and about British String Quartets
Next Tuesday: Watson Forbes introduces the Aeolian String Quartet

Contributors

Introduces:
Peter Schiolof
Violin:
Norbert Brainin
Viola:
Peter Schidlof
Cello:
Martin Lovett
Unknown:
Watson Forbes

by Julia Mark
Mrs. Cuthbertson is an extremely tiresome paying patient with a private room in the old people's home, but when she is asked to share it with another who is blind. a great change comes over her character.
Produced by HUGH STEWART

Contributors

Unknown:
Julia Mark
Produced By:
Hugh Stewart
Mrs Cuthbertson:
Gladys Young
Mrs Donovan:
Betty Hardy
Dr Mary Morton:
Olga Lindo
Sister:
Mary Wimbush
Miss Macfarlane:
Gillian Maude
Nurse:
Patricia Leventon

from Guildhall, London
RONALD SMITH (piano)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader,Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY
A lunchtime concert given in Guildhall in the City of London by the BBC and the Corporation of Lei Ion on July 2

Contributors

Piano:
Ronald Smith
Leader:
Arthur Leavins
Conductor:
Vilem Tausky

Jimmy Edwards , Dick Bentley and June Whitfield with WALLAS EATON
THE KEYNOTES
BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA
Conductor, HARRY RABINOWITZ
Script by Frank Muir and Denis Norden
Produced by CHARLES MAXWELL Broadcast on February 27, 1957, in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Dick Bentley
Unknown:
June Whitfield
Unknown:
Wallas Eaton
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Script By:
Frank Muir
Script By:
Denis Norden
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

' What will a child learn sooner than a song? . POPE
BAKEWELL Methodist
JUNIOR CHOIR
Conductor, PETER MOLD
FAIRFIELD ENDOWED JUNIOR SCHOOL CHOIR
Conductor. MARINA Garner
SHUTTLEWOOD BROCKLEY COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL CHOIR
Conductor, WINIFRED HUTLEY

Contributors

Conductor:
Marina Garner
Conductor:
Shuttlewood Brockley
Conductor:
Winifred Hutley

Regional Variations (2)

Interlude. Gaelic Service

BBC Home Service Scottish

Building for Profit
K. J. Pearce
Director of Pearce Brothers (Builders) answers questions and comments from an invited audience in the Guildhall, Cambridge Chairman, BILL Grundy
Produced by ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
K. J. Pearce
Unknown:
Bill Grundy
Produced By:
Anthony Moncrieff

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specialty in mind, including: Your letters
Little England in Portugal: DEREK COOPER meets the Symingtons of Oporto
Silver lining: ' Twenty-five years hard '-the first of three talks on marriage by THE REV. Hugh Jones
Music by DORITA Y PEPE
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Unknown:
Hugh Jones
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

Regional Variations (7)

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News Stock Market Re-ports News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

(434 m.) Voice of the North. Records of music from musicals. (261 m.) North-East News Voice of Cumberland: magazine

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, comment controversy and character from town and country

Introduced by Leon Goossens
JOHN BARSTOW (piano)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by MAURICE MILES
Overture: The Italian Girt in Algiers Rossini
Piano Concerto No. 3, in C minor Beethouen
Rumanian Folk Dances...Bartok
Before an invited audience in the Assembly Rooms, City Hall. Cardiff

Contributors

Introduced By:
Leon Goossens
Piano:
John Barstow
Leader:
Philip Whiteway
Conducted By:
Maurice Miles

ANONA WINNS , JOY ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN , RICHARD DIMBLEBY
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by HUMPHREY BARCLAY
Last Thursday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Anona Winns
Unknown:
Joy Adamson
Unknown:
Jack Train
Unknown:
Richard Dimbleby
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Produced By:
Humphrey Barclay

A View from the Continent
This month's edition looks at our failures and successes as seen through the eyes of industrial leaders in Europe. The programme includes the voices of men whose job it is to do business with British industry in Europe
It poses the question: Is British industry doing enough to exploit the potential of the Common Market?
Introduced by HAROLD Webb ,
BBC Northern
Industrial Correspondent

Contributors

Introduced By:
Harold Webb

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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