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ROBERT TEAR (tenor)
ST. DEINIOL SINGERS
COLWYN BAY GIRLS CHOIR
BETHESDA LADIES CHOIR
LLITHFAEN AND DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY
PENRHYN MALE VOICE CHOIR accompanied by MENNA LEYSHON and WILLIAM BACON
Conducted by JAMES WILLIAMS
Introduced by Dic HUGHES

Contributors

Accompanied By:
Menna Leyshon
Unknown:
William Bacon
Conducted By:
James Williams
Introduced By:
Dic Hughes

Regional Variations (2)

Letter to Scotland from Canada

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Contributors

Written by:
John Keir Cross
Written by:
Edward J. Mason
Written by:
David Turner
Edited by:
Godfrey Baseley
Produced by:
Tony Shryane
Daniel Archer:
Monte Crick
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer:
Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Ned Larkin:
Bill Payne
Carol Grenville:
Anne Cullen
Harvey Grenville:
Ronald Baddiley
Polly Mead:
Hilary Newcombe
Jack Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Nigel Burton:
Bryan Kendrick
Joan Burton:
Esma Wilson
Fred Barratt:
Tommy Duggan

Regional Variations (6)

As Midland

BBC Home Service South and West

Service: Albany Road Baptist Church. Cardiff

BBC Home Service Welsh

John Strachan. engineer extraordinary, talks to John Gray.† Interlude

BBC Home Service Scottish

Service from St. Barnabas Church. Middlesbrough

BBC Home Service North

Service from Sparkhtll Methodist Church. Birmingham

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Albany Road
Baptist Church, Cardiff
Conducted by the Minister, THE REV. REX MASON
Hymns (from B.H.B.): How pleased and blessed was (270: Tune, Ascalon); King of glory, King of peace (12: Tune, Gwakhmai); I'm not ashamed to own my Lord (292: Tune, Martyrdom): O thou who camest from above (519: Tune, Hereford)
Readings: Psalm 25, vv. 1-10;
St. John 3, vv. 1-16
Organist, JOHN DAVIES
Choirmaster. ALAN BENNETT

Contributors

Celebrant:
The Rev. Rex Mason Organist: John Davies
Choirmaster:
Alan Bennett
on BBC Home Service Basic

You are invited to visit the Island of Ponza with PAUL MARTIN , and to hear from ROBERT HUDSON about holidays organised by the Central Council of Physical Recreation
PETER WHELPTON interviews travel-trade personalities on items of current interest to the holidaymaker
Introduced by FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
Produced by ARTHUR PHILLIPS

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Martin
Unknown:
Robert Hudson
Introduced By:
Franklin Engelmann
Produced By:
Arthur Phillips
on BBC Home Service Basic

† Chairman, SIR GERALD BARRY
Art: ERIC NEWTON
Film: EDGAR ANSTEY
Theatre: J. W. LAMBERT
Broadcasting: STEPHEN POTTER
Book: JANET ADAM SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Gerald Barry
Unknown:
J. W. Lambert
Unknown:
Stephen Potter
Unknown:
Janet Adam Smith

Regional Variations (2)

The Critics - Interlude

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

A spontaneous discussion by LORD BOOTHBY, K.R.E.
SIR EDWIN LEATHER
MARGHANITA LASKI
GUY BARNETT
Travelling Question-Master, FREDDY GRlSEWOOD
Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN
From a factory canteen in Bristol
† Last Friday's broadcast in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Edwin Leather
Unknown:
Marghanita Laski
Produced By:
Michael Bowen
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Cranes are Flying by Victor Rozov translated and adapted by INA DE LA HAYE and DAVID TUTAEV
The place: Moscow and the provinces. The time: shortly after the German attack on Russia in June 1941.
LittLe cranes, little boats, Sail along tiie sky ...
Snowy-white and silver grey. . On and an they ffy
Other parts played by Elizabeth Morgan , Isabel Rennie John Baddeley , Arthur Gomez and Michael Spice
Produced by WILLIAM GLEN -DOEPEL
Broadcast on October 15, 1962

Contributors

Unknown:
Victor Rozov
Adapted By:
Ina de la Haye
Unknown:
David Tutaev
Played By:
Elizabeth Morgan
Played By:
Isabel Rennie
Played By:
John Baddeley
Played By:
Arthur Gomez
Played By:
Michael Spice
Produced By:
William Glen
Veronika:
Catherine Dolan
Boris (Borya):
Denys Hawthorne
Mark:
Ronald Wilson
Babushka:
Mary O'Farrell
Irina:
Gudrun Ure
Dr Borosdin:
Norman Shelley
Anna Mikhailovna:
Ina de la Haye
Chernov:
David Enders
Volodya:
Nigel Anthony
Antonina:
Margaret Whiting

Since arriving in Addis Ababa on February 1, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have visited Bahardar, Gondar, Axum, and Asmara
Reports by ROBERT HUDSON and JOHN TIMPSON
Introduced by WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS
Further reports on the Royal Visit to Ethiopia and the Sudan: Friday at 8.50 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hudson
Unknown:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Wynford Vaughan Thomas

Regional Variations (5)

Acquisitiveness: enquiry into the collector's instinct

BBC Home Service Welsh

Gaelic Service from St. Columba Free Church of Scotland. Edinburgh

BBC Home Service Scottish

Holiday Hour

BBC Home Service North

Dudley Savage. cinema organ: requests

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

A Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Behind the Scenes: TERESA McGONAGLE visits the Dogs' Home, Battersea
A Model Wife: seen through CHARLES CRICHTON 'S eyes
They Lived Here: AUDREY RUSSELL visits the house of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh Carlyle in Chelsea
My Heroines: ANGUS WILSON talks about his work to JOAN YORKE

Contributors

Unknown:
Teresa McGonagle
Unknown:
Charles Crichton
Unknown:
Audrey Russell
Unknown:
Thomas Carlyle
Unknown:
Jane Welsh Carlyle
Talks:
Angus Wilson
Unknown:
Joan Yorke

Regional Variations (2)

Modern Scottish Composers: John B. McEwen

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A Job Abroad: ROBIN HOLMES talks to HUBERT ALLEN , editor of Work Overseas
Supplementary to Medicine: 5 JOAN YORKE meets a psychiatric social worker
Please Advise Me: ARTHUR COATES answers questions about money
An Alphabet of Law: M stands for Malice, Malum in se, and M'Naghten Rules
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Talks:
Robin Holmes
Unknown:
Hubert Allen
Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Arthur Coates
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

Regional Variations (2)

Fireside Sunday School

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A magazine of special interest to blind listeners including:
A Review of the Press: GORDON SNELL makes a personal selection of items which have not had much attention on the radio
Progress Report on the Ultrasonic ' Torch ': a new aid to mobility
Pigeon Fancier: JED JACKSON , a judge at the Pigeon Olympiad, talks to NIGEL MURPHY
Chess Magazine for the blind
† Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL

Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Snell
Unknown:
Jed Jackson
Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall

Regional Variations (6)

Appeal: Trefoil Residential School for Physically Handicapped Children

BBC Home Service Scottish

Appeals. 434 m.: Liverpool House of Helpt. 261 m.: St. Faith's Home. Gateshead

BBC Home Service North

Appeal: Northern Ire-land Leukaemia Research Fund

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Appeal: St. Clare's Child-

BBC Home Service Welsh

Appeal: St. Peter and St. Paul Church. Hanborough

BBC Home Service Midland

Appeal on behalf of the Restoration Fund of St. Firmin, N. Crawley , with St. Peter Astwood and St. Mary Hardmead by VALERIE PITTS
Contributions preferably by crossed cheque or postal order, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed].
These three ancient country churches, situated on the border of Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. are all in urgent need of repair. Their parishes are small. and outside financial help is needed in order to carry out the work.

Contributors

Unknown:
N. Crawley
Unknown:
Valerie Pitts
Unknown:
Valerie Pitts

A cycle of twelve plays by Dorothy L. Sayers
The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
'Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the King, behold there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem....'
[BBC recording]

Contributors

Writer:
Dorothy L. Sayers
Producer:
William Glen-Doepel
Evangelist:
Godfrey Kenton
Herod:
Norman Scace
Ephraim:
Rolf Lefebvre
Proclus:
Humphrey Morton
Caspar:
Norman Shelley
Melchior:
Godfrey Quigley
Balthazar:
Gabriel Woolf
Mary:
Beth Boyd
Joseph:
Garard Green
Shepherd's wife:
Vivienne Chatterton
Zillah:
Patricia Leventon
Other parts played by:
Jane Wenham
Other parts played by:
Peter Bartlett
Other parts played by:
John Boxer
Other parts played by:
Wilfrid Carter
Other parts played by:
Frederick Treves
Other parts played by:
Timothy Harley
Other parts played by:
Ralph Truman
Other parts played by:
Fraser Kerr
Other parts played by:
John Ruddock
Other parts played by:
Gordon Faith
Other parts played by:
Molly Rankin

The theme for this series is Art in Britain
2: Mildred (Cooke) Lady Burghley painted c. 1563
Attributed to Hans Eworth (Hatfield House)
Speaker, DAVID PIPER
Director,
National Portrait Gallery Produced by GEORGE WALTON SCOTT
Subscriptions for the year are 35s. and should be sent to BBC Publications (A.E.68). P.O. Box 123. London. W.l.
Last Friday's broadcast in the Third Network

Contributors

Unknown:
Lady Burghley
Unknown:
Hans Eworth
Produced By:
George Walton Scott

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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