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J. B. BOOTHROYD on The Difficulty of Avoiding Difficulties
8: The Thing by the Fishpond with DORIT WELLES and members of the BBC
Drama Repertory Company Produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Broadcast on May 21

Contributors

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

Dylan Thomas tells his story ...
' about a day's outing, by charabanc, to Porthcawl, which, of course, the charabanc never reached, and it happened when I was so high and much nicer.'
A sound recording of the television broadcast on May 9, 1955

Contributors

Unknown:
Dylan Thomas

A play for radio by M. Charles Cohen with Earle Grey , Mavis Villiers
Frederick Treves , Isabel Rennie
When a father of a Canadian family wants to remarry, his daughter puts her foot down and tries to separate him from the woman who could give him more years of happiness. This conflict sparks off a rebellion in her own marriage.
Produced by H. B. FORTUIN

Contributors

Unknown:
M. Charles Cohen
Unknown:
Earle Grey
Unknown:
Mavis Villiers
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Unknown:
Isabel Rennie
Produced By:
H. B. Fortuin
Mrs Mandel:
Mavis Villiers
Max Grober:
Earle Grey
Annie Goodman:
Isabel Rennie
Dave Goodman:
Frederick Treves
Jerry Goodman:
Jase Ray
Clara Diamond:
Jane Wenham
Ben Grober:
Philip Guard

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 December 4, 1958, 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

while the gentlemen go by Sailing Skipper BOB ROBERTS talks with JOHN LEATHERS. HUGH MOFFATT and JOHN SEYMOUR of a time when the wink of a shuttered lantern, muffled oars on a Suffolk beach, the snuffed whisper of conspiracy meant -smuggling
Produced by Tom Wisdom at the Crown Inn, Snape, Suffolk
Broadcast on March 21 in the Midland Home Service

Contributors

Talks:
Skipper Bob Roberts
Unknown:
John Leathers.
Unknown:
Hugh Moffatt
Unknown:
John Seymour
Produced By:
Tom Wisdom

Scenes from Bellini's opera with JOAN SUTHERLAND as Elvira
PIERRE DUVAL as Arturo
RENATO CAPECCHI as Riccardo
Ezio FLAGELLO as Giorgio and the CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA OF the MAGGIO MUSICALE
Conducted by RICHARD BONYNGE on gramophone records
Introduced by CEDRIC WALLIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Sutherland
Unknown:
Pierre Duval
Unknown:
Renato Capecchi
Unknown:
Ezio Flagello
Conducted By:
Richard Bonynge
Introduced By:
Cedric Wallis

In the last thirty years, for a variety of reasons, there has been a large influx of foreigners to this country. Many of them have chosen to remain here for good. Why? What do they think of the country of their choice? Do they inevitably compare . it with the country of their birth?
To try to get some answers to these questions LESLIE SMITH talks to a few of those who have contributed to our intellectual or artistic life
JACQUES BRUNIUS , MOSES FINLEY
KURT HAHN , PAUL HAMBURGER
ELLY JANSEN , and VICKY
Shortened version of the broadcast on February 16

Contributors

Talks:
Leslie Smith
Unknown:
Jacques Brunius
Unknown:
Moses Finley
Unknown:
Kurt Hahn
Unknown:
Paul Hamburger
Unknown:
Elly Jansen

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including: Your Letters
Silver Lining: GRAYLENE CLARKE talks about coming back to life
Conversation Piece:
HARRY MORTIMER , O.B.E., talks to JACK SINGLETON about his fifty years in brass bands
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Talks:
Graylene Clarke
Unknown:
Harry Mortimer
Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Introduced By:
Steve Race

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

(434 ml Voice of the North. Light music. (261 m.) North-East News. Light music

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

In the region today-news, comment, controversy

Regional Variations (3)

Y Maes Chwarae: sports magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

Gaelic Songs: Margaret Hulse. soprano

BBC Home Service Scottish

From the Depot,
Royal Marines, Deal
ANONA WINN, JOY ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN , RICHARD DIMBLEBY
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by HUMPHREY BARCLAY
Last Thursday's broadcast

Contributors

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

MAUREEN LEHANE (contralto) CHARLES CRAIG (tenor)
GERAINT EVANS (baritone) Harry Danks (viola)
MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH (cello)
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT and STANFORD ROBINSON.
From the Royal Albert Hall , London
Part 1
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent

Contributors

Contralto:
Maureen Lehane
Baritone:
Geraint Evans
Viola:
Harry Danks
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conducted By:
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By:
Stanford Robinson.
Unknown:
Albert Hall
Conducted By:
Sir Malcolm Sargent

Six autobiographical talks by a man who has been a naval officer, author, parliamentarian, broadcaster, playwright, and always independent in his opinions
4: M.P.s' Visit to Wartime
Russia
COMMANDER SIR STEPHEN King-HALL was one of a dozen Members of Parliament who spent several weeks on a goodwill visit in the Soviet Union at the beginning of 1945. He enjoyed a lifetime's ration of caviare and answered a Russian question: must a total abstainer be impotent?

BBC Home Service Basic

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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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