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Six programmes. first broadcast before the death of Mr. Nehru, about some of the problems facing contemporary India
1: India since 1947-The Challenge bv SIR PERCIVAL GRIFFITHS k.b.e., c.i.e., i.e.s. (Retd.)
President of the India, Pakistan, and Burma Association Illustrated by recordings made in India during the summer of 1963 Produced by GORDON CROTON
Broadcast on December 31,
1963, in the Third Network followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Percival Griffiths
Produced By:
Gordon Croton

The diary of an Eastern tour by WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS
3: Singapore
Wynford Vauxhan Thomas de. scribes a recent journey, with recordings of people he met and sounds he heard on his way from Aden to Hong Kong.
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS

Contributors

Unknown:
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Produced By:
Joe Burroughs

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
A home to retire to: people who have made their new homes in the Torbay area discuss their experiences with Robert Forbes
Clara Butt remembered: with some of her well-loved songs
A few words from Dicklo: DEREK JONES interviews Johnny Morris 's mynah bird, with some assistance from its owner
Introduced by BERNARD Fishwick from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Forbes
Unknown:
Clara Butt
Unknown:
Derek Jones
Unknown:
Johnny Morris
Introduced By:
Bernard Fishwick

by Alexandre Dumas adapted for radio in thirteen parts by ERIC EWENS with Gabriel Woolf as Edmond Dantes
1: The Conspiracy
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown:
Alexandre Dumas
Unknown:
Eric Ewens
Unknown:
Gabriel Woolf
Unknown:
Edmond Dantes
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
de Villefort:
Alan Wheatley
Mercedes:
Mary Wimbush
Marquise:
Lydia Sherwood
Marquis:
Geoffrey Wincott
Danglars:
Ronald Baddiley
Fernand:
Frank Duncan
Caderousse:
Philip Morant
Monsieur Morrel:
Eric Anderson
Père Dantes:
John Ruddock
Renge:
Mary Dalley
Butin:
David Graham

Regional Variations (3)

Llang-olten International Eisteddfod: report

BBC Home Service Welsh

Arts Review

BBC Home Service Scottish

Introduced by GEORGE SIGSWORTH
In recent months the number of animals exported for slaughter has risen sharply. What effect has this had on meat prices in this country? Is our national herd being jeopardised by sending potential breeding cows abroad? Are the animals exposed to any unnecessary hardships? These and other questions will be. discussed by farmers, dealers, veterinary surgeons and meat traders.
Produced by JOHN GREENSLADE

Contributors

Introduced By:
George Sigsworth
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Victorian Music-Hall from The Players' Theatre
The Chairman, DON GEMMELL introduces in order of speaking:
HOPE JACKMAN. CLIVE DUNN
JOSEPHINE GORDON
DAPHNE ANDERSON
MARIA CHARLES , DENIS MARTIN
JOAN STERNDALE BENNETT
FRED STONE , ELTON HAYES
TONY BATEMAN , BRIAN BLADES
ARCHIE HARRADINE
At the pianoforte, PETER GREENWELL
Produced by TRAFFORD WHITELOCK

Contributors

Introduces:
Don Gemmell
Unknown:
Jackman. Clive Dunn
Unknown:
Josephine Gordon
Unknown:
Daphne Anderson
Unknown:
Maria Charles
Unknown:
Denis Martin
Unknown:
Joan Sterndale Bennett
Unknown:
Fred Stone
Unknown:
Elton Hayes
Unknown:
Tony Bateman
Unknown:
Brian Blades
Unknown:
Archie Harradine
Pianoforte:
Peter Greenwell
Produced By:
Trafford Whitelock

The Brink of the Precipice
Written and compiled by Leslie Baily
with the voices of H.M. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Sir Winston Churchill, Mr. Neville Chamberlain, Bernard Shaw, Alan Bullock, Douglas Reed, G.E.R. Gedge, John Langdon-Davies, Richard Dimbleby, Howard Marshall, Thomas Woodroffe, Richard Tauber, Frances Day, Marion Anderson, Harry Hemsley, Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Richard Haydn
and James McKechnie, Philip Guard, Olive Gregg, Dudley Rolph, Lockwood West
Narrator, Freddy Grisewood

(Broadcast on Sept. 7, 1962)

Contributors

Written and compiled by:
Leslie Baily
Reader:
James McKechnie
Reader:
Philip Guard
Reader:
Olive Gregg
Reader:
Dudley Rolph
Reader:
Lockwood West
Narrator:
Freddy Grisewood
Producer:
Vernon Harris

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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