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The Fascination of What's Difficult
GILBERT PHELPS takes the title of a poem by W. B. Yeats as his theme in examining, with the help of recordings from the Sound Archives, the various kinds of challenge faced by travellers and explorers in different parts of the world
7: Poles
Produced by David Allan

Contributors

Unknown:
W. B. Yeats
Produced By:
David Allan
on BBC Home Service Basic

For the past eighty years the Boston Globe has published a regular weekly column of ideas and suggestions on all aspects of life contributed anonymously by its women readers.
Ruth Stenstreem recalls some of the highlights of this correspondence.

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 to: Listening Post, BBC, [address removed]

Contributors

Introduces:
Audrfy Russell

Regional Variations (3)

News In Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Farmer: introduced by Ralph Wightman

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

ANONA WINN, JOY ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, CECIL LEWIS
KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Humphrey Barclay
Wednesday's broadcast followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Adamson Jack
Unknown:
Cecil Lewis
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Produced By:
Humphrey Barclay

Regional Variations (2)

Gaelic service

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Championships at Wimbledon
Commentary by MAURICE EDELSTON and MAX ROBERTSON from the Centre Court and No. 1 Court, with summaries and comments by BEA WALTER and ALF CHAVE
Results and news from other courts given by BASIL CURTIS
From the All England Lawn Tennis Club
Henley Royal Regatta
Commentary and reports by JOHN SNAGGE and JOHN HINDE

Contributors

Commentary By:
Maurice Edelston
Unknown:
Max Robertson
Unknown:
Bea Walter
Unknown:
Alf Chave
Unknown:
Basil Curtis
Unknown:
John Snagge
Unknown:
John Hinde

Regional Variations (7)

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

Voice of the North:

BBC Home Service North

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Name in the News-Scotland Yard Calling—Sport—Preview
Produced by the South-East News unit

Regional Variations (4)

Ulster Garden

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Police Call

BBC Home Service South and West

Pipe Band

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

playcd for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER and ROSEMARY BRETT DAVIES and MARIE COOPER (two pianos)

Contributors

Leader:
James Hutcheon
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Conductor:
Rosemary Brett Davies
Conductor:
Marie Cooper
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
JOHN THOMPSON 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 specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
John Thompson

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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