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A series of programmes on the work of wartime agents on special operations in Occupied France
Written by ROBERT BARR with Richard Hurndall as Colonel Maurice Buckmaster
3: A Safe House
Produced by CHARLES MAXWELL
Broadcast on March 19 (Light)

Contributors

Written By:
Robert Barr
Unknown:
Richard Hurndall
Unknown:
Colonel Maurice Buckmaster
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell
Melanie:
Helen Lindsay
Captain:
Alan Haines
Pierre:
Mark Kelly
Denise:
Rosemary Miller
Passereau:
Patrick Barr
Madame Passereau:
Olwen Brookes
Druin:
Wilfred Babbage
German Commandant:
Patrick Patrick
Dr Samuels:
Peters Claughton

A talk by SIR TYRONE GUTHRIE
... a city becomes really charming only when it is a period piece. and the period of New York is the 'thirties when it was smart to be brittle and elegant to be frantic ...
Broadcast on April 23 in the Northern Ireland Home Service

Contributors

Talk By:
Sir Tyrone Guthrie

Second hearings of the programme in which scientists and technologists answer listeners' questions
In the chair.
PROFESSOR G. P. WELLS
Panel :
BRIAN Foss
Institute of Education, London
DAVID NEWTH
Department of Biology as Applied to Medicine.
Middlesex Hospital Medical School
BRIAN PIPPARD
Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
PETER SYKES
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Arranged by Archie Clow
Broadcast on November 12, 1964

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor G. P. Wells
Unknown:
David Newth
Unknown:
Brian Pippard
Unknown:
Peter Sykes
Arranged By:
Archie Clow

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Out of the News: involving a topic of interest
Marathon Journey: JOAN CouniHAN travelled to Corsica with her husband and six children
Reading Your Letters
Causes and Cures: JOAN YORKE looks into drug addiction ANTHONY JACOBS reads The Boy with a Sling by JONATHAN WADE
Fifth of ten instalments
See facing page

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Joan Couni
Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Anthony Jacobs

Chairman, J. W. LAMBERT
Broadcasting: IAIN HAMILTON
Book: JOHN Bowen
Art: BRYAN ROBERTSON
Film: JOHN RUSSELL TAYLOR
Theatre: HAROLD HOBSON
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
J. W. Lambert
Unknown:
John Bowen
Unknown:
Bryan Robertson
Unknown:
John Russell
Unknown:
Harold Hobson

including:
Peter Ustinov Slept Here:
JACK SINGLETON in London concludes his conversation with PETER USTINOV in Paris
The Royal Tournament:
RAYMOND BAXTER pays another visit to Earls Court and meets the Gurkhas who this year celebrate their 150th anniversary
Cordon Rouge: with GEORGE VILLIERS in the kitchen
Your Letters
You asked us to play ... record requests
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Ustinov
Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Unknown:
Peter Ustinov
Unknown:
Raymond Baxter
Unknown:
George Villiers
Introduced By:
Steve Race

Pigs Have Wings by P. G. Wodehouse abridged by Geoffrey Jaggard in six parts
In order that Lord Emsworth's prize pig shall not be deprived of victory at the Shropshire Show by any dirty work, his brother Gaily Threepwood has engaged a private detective to stay at Blandincs Castle disguised as Mrs. Bunbury.
Part 3
Read by Basil Jones

Contributors

Unknown:
P. G. Wodehouse
Abridged By:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Gaily Threepwood
Read By:
Basil Jones

MARJORIE THOMAS (contralto) RICHARD LEWIS (tenor) FORBES ROBINSON (bass) ACADEMY OF
ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS Directed and led by NEVILLE MARRINER
ALEXANDRA CHOIR
Conductor,
Charles Proctor CROYDON PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY
ROYAL CHORAL SOCIETY
THAMES CHAMBER CHOIR (women's voices)
Conductor, Louis Halsey
WEMBLEY PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY Conductor, Rae Jenkins BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Hugh Maguire Conducted by SIR MALCOLM SARGENT Louis HALSEY
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Part 1 conducted by Louis Halsey

Concerto Grosso No. 2, in B flat major (Op. 3 No. 2) - Handel Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
7.50* Stabat Mater, for women's chorus and small orchestra - Bernard Naylor

Contributors

Contralto:
Marjorie Thomas
Tenor:
Richard Lewis
Bass:
Forbes Robinson
Unknown:
Neville Marriner
Conductor:
Charles Proctor Croydon
Conductor:
Louis Halsey
Conductor:
Rae Jenkins
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conducted By:
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Conducted By:
Louis Halsey
Conducted By:
Louis Halsey

The News
Background to the News People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
Douglas BROWN 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:
Douglas Brown

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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