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Some personal opinions mixed with music
This week: Day Dreams
Introduced by BRIAN MATTHEW with JILL HYEM , STEVE RACE
JONATHAN ROUTH , LANCE PERCIVAL and Ian WALLACE
Written and produced by DAVID CARTER
Broadcast on April 4

Contributors

Introduced By:
Brian Matthew
Unknown:
Jill Hyem
Unknown:
Steve Race
Unknown:
Jonathan Routh
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Ian Wallace

In the Dark
How do animals find their way in places where they cannot see? At night, in caves, underground, and in deep or muddy waters they are faced with this problem. The solution is sometimes fascinating
Introduced by MAXWELL KNIGHT
Produced by RICHARD BROCK
Broadcast on March 1

Contributors

Introduced By:
Maxwell Knight
Produced By:
Richard Brock

Regional Variations (2)

What's On? Interlude

BBC Home Service Midland

by Lewis Carroll adapted in four parts by MOLLIE HARDWICK
Music written by ALAN PAUL played by HAROLD SMART (organ) ALAN PAUL (piano) with Prunella Scales as Alice
Other parts played by Wilfred Babbage , Betty Hardy Joan Ireland, Norman Shelley
Narrated and produced by DAVID DAVIS
2: Larger and Smaller

Contributors

Unknown:
Lewis Carroll
Unknown:
Mollie Hardwick
Written By:
Alan Paul
Played By:
Harold Smart
Piano:
Alan Paul
Unknown:
Prunella Scales
Played By:
Wilfred Babbage
Played By:
Betty Hardy
Unknown:
Norman Shelley
Produced By:
David Davis

Regional Variations (2)

Cricket: Garfield Sobers's XI v. Rohan Kanhai's XI. at Colwyn Bay

BBC Home Service Welsh

Worcestershire v. Somerset
Lancashire v. Surrey
Further commentaries
The Davis Cup
European Zone Semi-Final
Great Britain v. France
Commentary by MAX ROBERTSON on the opening day's singles matches, with summaries by FRED PERRY
From the Bristol Lawn Tennis Club
Introduced by GERALD SINSTADT

Contributors

Commentary By:
Max Robertson
Unknown:
Fred Perry
Introduced By:
Gerald Sinstadt

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including
You asked us to play.... record requests
A school with a difference:
THENA HESHEL visits Peredur Home-School in Sussex f Armchair gardener: simple hints and tips from FRED LOADS
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

A chronicle of the road by ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF adapted for broadcasting by NAN MACDONALD
Hugh, not forgetting Argos of course, has joined Master Pennifeather's joyous company, and now he is going to see his first play, The True and Noble History of St. George.
2: The Piper
Incidental music composed by Thomas B. Pitfield and played by a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra
Conducted by John Hopkins
Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosemary Sutcliff
Broadcasting By:
Nan MacDonald
Composed By:
Thomas B. Pitfield
Conducted By:
John Hopkins
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Storyteller:
Deryck Guyler
Hugh Copplestone:
John Thornley
Tobias Pennifeather:
David Mahlowe
Jonathan Whiteleafe:
Ronald Baddiley
Jasper Nye:
Basil Jones
Benjamin Bunsell:
Frank Poynter
Nicholas Bodkyn:
Bruce Bould
The Piper:
Carleton Hobbs
Alderman:
Geoffrey Banks

Bert Holland the middle-aged schoolmaster. who as Director and Producer of the Stretford (Manchester) Children's Theatre, has given the drama a new meaning for hundreds of local youngsters
Among those helping to tell the story are film actress JUNE RITCHIE and members of the theatre
Compiled and narrated by GEOFFREY HOWARD

Contributors

Unknown:
Bert Holland
Unknown:
Geoffrey Howard

Regional Variations (2)

Philip Hocking, M.P., talks to Peter Midforth

BBC Home Service Midland

by DAVID M. CULHANE
At present in London for the Baltimore Sun, Mr. Culhane was formerly a political correspondent covering national politics in the United States, and had reason to deal directly with Senator Goldwater and to observe his ' world.' He talks, not of political philosophy or policies, but of the motives, both political and emotional, of this concourse of the Senator's supporters.

Contributors

Unknown:
David M. Culhane

Regional Variations (2)

Wagner. Forbes Robinson tbassi; BBC Northern Orchestra: conductor, George Hurst

BBC Home Service North

An impression of a river with RODDY MCMILLAN
GEORGE HILL (guitar) and the sounds and voices of the Clyde collected by JAMESON CLARK
1 He's gone from the shipyard. took aff his working claes,
Oh, 1 mind weel the time in the long summer days.
He said "fare ye weel lassies
I'll come back again,"
But young Jimmy Foyers in battle was slain'
Produced by STEWART Conn
Broadcast on Nov. 21, 1963, in the Scottish Home Service

Contributors

Unknown:
Roddy McMillan
Guitar:
George Hill
Unknown:
Jameson Clark
Unknown:
Jimmy Foyers
Produced By:
Stewart Conn

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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