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A Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON Russiain the Days of the Tsar: recalled by SIR HARRY BRITTAIN
A Sunday Meal: a few wives report on their husbands' efforts to produce a Sunday meal for four shillings
Looking into Housing Associations: LESLIE SMITH enquires into the work of these groups and into the problems which confront them
Writer Talking: JOAN HASLlP talks to MOLLIE LEE about her new biography of Elizabeth of Austria

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Recalled By:
Sir Harry Brittain
Unknown:
Leslie Smith
Unknown:
Mollie Lee

'twixt
ISOBEL BARNETT
ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH LANCE PERCIVAL with some tune-twisters from STEVE RACE
In the chair, Roy PLOMLEY
Devised and written by IAN C. MESSITER
Produced by Charles Maxwell
Broadcast on March 30 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Isobel Barnett
Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Written By:
Ian C. Messiter
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

Please Advise Me: RUPERT TOWNSHEND-ROSE answers a mixed bag of questions
Legitimate, Legitimised, or Adopted: what difference does it make? ELIZABETH MITCHELL explains
The Honorary Officers. 3: E. L. JONES on the duties of a Treasurer
Some Post Office services: MADGE HART has been studying the new Post Office Guide
Introduced by RoBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Mitchell
Unknown:
E. L. Jones
Unknown:
Madge Hart
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

Prehistoric Agriculture
The land was tilled and stock was kept in Britain long before the Roman Conquest. What evidence did these early farmers leave behind which can help us to reconstruct their way of life?
C. W. PHILLIPS and PETER WOOD discuss the results of archaeological research
Introduced by VINCENT WAITE

Contributors

Unknown:
C. W. Phillips
Unknown:
Peter Wood
Introduced By:
Vincent Waite

An act of worship for radio based on a sermon of John Wesley
Introduced by WILLIAM STRAWSON
The sermon read by ERIC BLENNERHASSETT with the choir of CRADLEY HEATH METHODIST CHURCH, STAFFORDSHIRE conducted by JOSEPH DOWELL
Organist, W. H. SMITH
Produced by William Purcell

Contributors

Unknown:
John Wesley
Introduced By:
William Strawson
Read By:
Eric Blennerhassett
Conducted By:
Joseph Dowell
Organist:
W. H. Smith
Produced By:
William Purcell

A radio serial in thirteen parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM freely dramatised from Louise de la Vallière and The Man in the Iron Mask by ALEXANDRE DUMAS with Patrick Troughton
Anne Cullen and Victor Lucas
D'Artagnan has recognised the mysterious prisoner in the Bastille as the twin brother of King Louis XIV, and in order to discover himself in the guise of a law-breaking provincial councillor.
2: The Limping Councillor
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Norman Claridge is in 'Portrait of a Queen' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederick Bradnum
Unknown:
Alexandre Dumas
Unknown:
Patrick Troughton
Unknown:
Anne Cullen
Unknown:
Victor Lucas
Produced By:
Norman Wright
Produced By:
Norman Claridge
D'Artagnan:
Patrick Troughton
Louise de la Vallière:
Anne Cullen
Baisemeaux de Montlezun:
Philip Leaver
Aramis:
Victor Lucas
Jailer:
Norman Claridge
Prisoner of the Bastille:
Michael Spice
Planchet:
Bruce Beery
Porthos:
Francis de Wolff
Servant to D'Artagnan:
Michael McClain
Mademoiselle de Montalais:
Valerie Kirkbright

An investigation into the research going on in British Fisheries Laboratories to help produce more and better fish, and a glance at the picture of scientific fishing and fish farming in the future
Script written by MARTIN CHISHOLM
Adviser. DR. H. A. COLE
Marine Fisheries Research Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food
Narrator, DUNCAN McINTYRE with John Baker
Arthur Bush , Jon Farrell
John Glyn-Jones , Stephen Jack Alexander John
Desmond Llewelyn
Eric Phillips , Victor Platt and Alec Ross
Production by Maurice Brown

Contributors

Written By:
Martin Chisholm
Unknown:
Dr. H. A. Cole
Narrator:
Duncan McIntyre
Unknown:
John Baker
Unknown:
Arthur Bush
Unknown:
Jon Farrell
Unknown:
John Glyn-Jones
Unknown:
Stephen Jack
Unknown:
Alexander John
Unknown:
Desmond Llewelyn
Unknown:
Eric Phillips
Unknown:
Victor Platt
Production By:
Maurice 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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