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Regional Variations (4)

Schools: Today Yesterday: the Quest for Minerals

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Schools: Scotland In the Modern World

BBC Home Service Scottish

Welsh Schools: Story and Fable

BBC Home Service Welsh

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life
Husband and Wife
What is it like to be married to a woman who is a successful novelist? What is it like to have a successful playwright as a husband?
JOHN and PENELOPE MORTIMER talk about their private and professional lives to WILFRED DE'ATH

Contributors

Unknown:
Penelope Mortimer
on BBC Home Service Basic

ANNE ALLEN introduces this midday edition of a series designed to rellect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on lively talking points of any kind are welcome for these broadcasts to: Listening Post. BBC. Broad

Contributors

Introduces:
Anne Allen
on BBC Home Service Basic

The first of four programmes under the title
Imperialism in Africa
A dramatic account of the death of General Gordon in Khartoum in 1885, and of the British victory at Omdurman in 1898. Written by Cameron Miller History Work Units series

Contributors

Written By:
Cameron Miller
on BBC Home Service Basic

by George Eliot adapted as a serial play in twelve episodes by HALLAM TENNYSON
Dr. Lydgate is engaged to Rosamond Vincy. Mary Garth refuses to help Peter Featherstone alter his will. Will Ladlslaw has been invited to Tipton to help Squire Brooke in his ambitions to enter
Parliament.
6: A Clash of Wills
Produced by DAVID DAVIS
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
George Eliot
Unknown:
Hallam Tennyson
Produced By:
David Davis

The BBC's Enquiry Desk
You ask-We answer!
The Man in Charge: FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
The Experts:
NORMAN NEWALL MALCOLM ADDEY and the staff of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop JOHN ZEAL
The programme devised and written by JOHN P. WYNN who also did the research
Produced by Joan Clark
Revised version of the broadcast on March 3 in the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown:
Franklin Engelmann
Unknown:
Norman Newall
Unknown:
Malcolm Addey
Unknown:
P. Wynn
Produced By:
Joan Clark

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Ϯ We built a theatre: Tomorrow Britain's latest theatre opens-the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre at Guildford. With the help of recordings, ROBERT GUNNELL shows how the theatre has been created by the community it will serve tReid all about it ... : a few words from columnist COLIN REID
Silver Lining: THE
REV. ALLAN WEIR talks about the fear of failure
Your Letters
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Unknown:
Yvonne Arnaud
Unknown:
Robert Gunnell
Unknown:
Colin Reid
Talks:
Rev. Allan Weir
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

Regional Variations (6)

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh 9.

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Midland

Voice of the North

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Scotland Yard Calling-Sport
Produced by the South-East news unit

on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by IAN KEMP EDMUND KURTZ (cello)
BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conducted by ALBERTO BOLET
Given before an invited audience at the Concert Hall. British Nylon Spinners, Pontypool

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ian Kemp
Cello:
Edmund Kurtz
Leader:
Philip Whiteway
Conducted By:
Alberto Bolet
on BBC Home Service Basic

Midland Region's popular panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

Regional Variations (4)

Byd Llyfrau: book reviews

BBC Home Service Welsh

Joan Newton. piano; The Bristol Singers

BBC Home Service South and West

Fiona Addle, piano Ϯ

BBC Home Service Scottish

Leonard Pennario
Arabesque No. 1 (Debussy)
9.5* Sonatine (Ravet)
9.17* Cordoba (Suite espagnole)
(Lecuona)
9.20* Romance in E flat major
(Rubinstein)
9.23* Three Preludes (Gershwin) on gramophone records

on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
Ϯ KENNETH KENDALL introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are speciaUy welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
Kenneth Kendall

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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