Programme Index

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From the BBC Sound Archives
How to Stand Still
What is this life If full of care
We have no time to stand and stare
W. H. DAVIES
A very personal programme. Written and narrated by.novelist, poet, essayist, and critic RICHARD CHURCH
Produced by Harold Rogers
Broadcast on Sept. 8, 1964

Contributors

Unknown:
W. H. Davies
Produced By:
Harold Rogers
on BBC Home Service Basic

AUDREY RUSSELL Introduces this midday edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on lively talking points of any kind are welcome for these broadcasts
Correspondents are Invited to write to: Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.I.

Contributors

Introduces:
Audrey Russell
on BBC Home Service Basic

Women and Work
Facts and guidance for teachers and other women who are thinking of returning to professional work
13: Opportunities in Industry
JOHN BROCK gives a general picture of the employment of women in industry
MRS. WINIFRED RAPHAEL talks about the areas in which opportunities lie
MRS. ROWENA MILLS describes her work as a business consultant
J. B. KITCHIN gives an employer's view
Introduced by IRENE HILTON

Contributors

Unknown:
John Brock
Talks:
Mrs. Winifred Raphael
Unknown:
Mrs. Rowena Mills
Unknown:
J. B. Kitchin
Introduced By:
Irene Hilton

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Shoes for Senior Feet: TONY CHURCH enquires into what the shoe industry in the Midlands is doing to provide comfortable shoes for older people
Brought Up In the Music-Hall: when she was a child TERESA TINSLEY 'S father managed the Grand Theatre in Nottingham. She talks to ST. JOHN HOWELL about her memories of the people and the music of sixtyfive years ago
Looking Ahead to Spring: PERCY THROWER talks to an old age pensioner about the bargains to be found in seed catalogues and looks at some things to grow indoors until the good weather comes
Introduced by DAVID STEVENS
From the Midlands

Contributors

Unknown:
Teresa Tinsley
Unknown:
John Howell
Introduced By:
David Stevens

A radio play in fifteen parts by LANCE SIEVEKING based on the novel by VICTOR Hugo
Gilliatt disliked the figurehead of La Durande, so he carved a new one of Deruchette. When sailing home one night he saw a young man asleep on the Gild-Holm-'Ur rock, and knowing that it would soon be high tide and the rock submerged, he woke the young man and saved his life.
Part 6
Theme music by RONALD BINGE
Produced by John POWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Lance Sieveking
Novel By:
Victor Hugo
Music By:
Ronald Binge
Produced By:
John Powell
Storyteller:
Antony Viccars
The Rev Joseph Caudray:
Gordon Gardner
The Rev Elihu Herode:
James Thomason
Déruchette:
Jo Manning Wilson
Gilliatt:
Nigel Graham
Captain Clubin:
Malcolm Terris
Lethierry:
David March
Tangrouille:
Alan Haines
Madame Vinchelez:
Gladys Spencer
Captain Marpole:
Haydn Jones

Regional Variations (7)

News Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service North

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News, Stock Market Reports, News In Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Sports Spot-Fred Streeter on Gardening
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Spot-Fred Streeter
on BBC Home Service Basic

A radio competition for bands
Round 1
From the West:
CAMBORNE TOWN BAND
Conductor, FRED ROBERTS
From the Midlands:
CITY OF COVENTRY BAND
Conductor, ALBERT CHAPPELL
The Judges:
HARRY MORTIMER and GILBERT VINTER

Contributors

Conductor:
Fred Roberts
Conductor:
Albert Chappell
Unknown:
Harry Mortimer

Regional Variations (4)

Billy Knight talks about his life and career to Gerald Nethercott

BBC Home Service Midland

Denis Ireland recalls scenes from the Belfast of his youth from 1904 to 1914

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Welsh for Beginners—17

BBC Home Service Welsh

Ronald Peters
Chairman and managing director of Tonibell Manufacturing Co. Ltd. talks to DOUGLAS Brown about his career as an ice-cream man

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Peters
Unknown:
Douglas Brown

One of the most remarkable personalities in the recent history of English literature, Dame Edith Sitwell (who died late last year) was also a memorable broadcaster
DEREK PARKER presents some of her recordings, and talks to her secretary and friend. ELIZABETH SALTER and JOHN FREEMAN , about ' her very self and voice '
Produced by DENYS GUEROULT

Contributors

Unknown:
Dame Edith Sitwell
Unknown:
Derek Parker
Unknown:
Elizabeth Salter
Unknown:
John Freeman
Produced By:
Denys Gueroult
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News ^^B People In the News followed by NEWS-STAND
How the dailies have handled the week's news, the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street, are analysed by WILLIAM HARDCASTLE

Contributors

Unknown:
William Hardcastle
on BBC Home Service Basic

with BENNY GOLSON
THELONIOUS MONK
BILLIE HOLIDAY and TEDDY WILSON
BENNY GOODMAN 'S Quartet
Louis ARMSTRONG and EARL HINES on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Benny Golson
Unknown:
Teddy Wilson
Unknown:
Benny Goodman
Unknown:
Louis Armstrong
Unknown:
Earl Hines

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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