Programme Index

Discover 10,098,561 listings and 232,812 playable programmes from the BBC

Regional Variations (3)

Service from St. David's. Newtown. Montgomery

BBC Home Service Welsh

Rob Roy-5

BBC Home Service Scottish

from St. Andrew's
Gorleston Parish Church
Conducted by the Vicar, CANON E. L. CORBELL
Psalm 67
Lessons: Joel 2, vv. 21-27
St. Mark 2, vv. 25-28
Hymns (A. and M. Rev.): For the beauty of the earth (171); Immortal love (208); Angel voices, ever singing (246)
Organist. Ronald Tucker

Contributors

Unknown:
Canon E. L. Corbell
Organist:
Ronald Tucker

Regional Variations (4)

Talkabout: magazine

BBC Home Service North

Review of the weeklies

BBC Home Service Midland

Welsh service from Milford Road Congregational Chapel. Newtown. Montgomery

BBC Home Service Welsh

GEOFFREY HOUSEHOLD reads his own short story The Pejemuller Was the Mermaid genuine? That fairground was no place for creatures compounded of fire or, perhaps, of water.'

A Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour
† Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
A son is a son till he gets him a wife: comments on the truth or otherwise of the old saying
Missionary in Vietnam: PAMELA BRADY,who works as a nurse and missionary, talks to JOCELYN RYDER-SMITH
Book into Film: PATRICIA HIGH-SMITH, RUMER GODDEN , and ALAN SILLlTOE discuss with GORDON Gow the novelist's attitude to the film of the book
The Original Thirst: LAURIE LEE reflects on the pleasures of appetite

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Rumer Godden
Unknown:
Alan Sillltoe
Unknown:
Gordon Gow
Unknown:
Laurie Lee

Chairman, J. W. LAMBERT
Art: EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH
Film: JOHN RUSSELL TAYLOR
Theatre: HAROLD HOBSON
Broadcasting: JACQUES BRUNIUS
Book: RICHARD MAYNE
Produced by Carl Wildman

Contributors

Unknown:
J. W. Lambert
Unknown:
John Russell
Unknown:
Harold Hobson
Produced By:
Carl Wildman

Regional Variations (2)

The Critics

BBC Home Service North

by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Translated by C. J. HOGARTH
Adapted by FELIX FELTON and SUSAN ASHMAN with Felix Felton , William Fox
Peter Howell , Anthony Jacobs
David March , John Ruddock
Hilda Schroder and Patrick Barr as the Storyteller Chilo has taken Marcus to where Lygia is hiding with the Christians in the catacombs, and they have heard St. Peter testifying to Christ. Chilo is recognised by one of the Christians.
EPISODE 5: Pleasure and Pain
Produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Translated By:
C. J. Hogarth
Adapted By:
Felix Felton
Adapted By:
Susan Ashman
Unknown:
Felix Felton
Unknown:
William Fox
Unknown:
Peter Howell
Unknown:
Anthony Jacobs
Unknown:
David March
Unknown:
John Ruddock
Unknown:
Hilda Schroder
Unknown:
Patrick Barr
Unknown:
Storyteller Chilo
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
St Peter:
John Ruddock
Glaucus:
Anthony Hall
Chilo:
Anthony Jacobs
Ursus:
Michael Kilgarriff
Marcus:
Peter Howell
Lygia:
Hilda Schroder
Crispus:
Noel Howlett
Nazarus:
Brian Hewlett
Paul of Tarsus:
Ralph Truman
Petronius:
Fellx Felton
Chrysothemis:
Cecile Chevreau
Eunice:
Rosalind Shanks
Nero:
David March
Tigellinus:
William Fox
Poppaea:
June Monkhouse

'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 MESSITER
Produced by Charles Maxwell
Broadcast of April 6 (Light)

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

P. Müller: Wind Quintet

BBC Home Service Scottish

From my Postbag: JOHN HAY , M.P.
Roads, Gardens, and Boundaries: a solicitor answers questions
Shops and Shopping. 3: PAMELA DEEDES considers pre-packed goods and labels
In the Church Hall if wet: advice from TOM WILMOT about insuring the village fête
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hay
Unknown:
Pamela Deedes
Unknown:
Tom Wilmot
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

Regional Variations (2)

Nature Scrapbook

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Gentle Giant
Sharks are fish which easily inspire fear in man, although the annual invasion of British waters by thirty-foot basking sharks goes almost unnoticed. How harmless are they and how do they feed? Where do they go in winter and where are they caught?
KEN DENHAM attempts to answer these questions with the help of DR. F. C. STOTT and DR. P. H. GREENWOOD. He also visits Eire in search of basking sharks
† Produced by John Sparks

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Denham
Unknown:
Dr. F. C. Stott
Unknown:
Dr. P. H. Greenwood.
Produced By:
John Sparks

Regional Variations (2)

Service from the Abingdon Hall, Partick. Glasgow

BBC Home Service Scottish

A radio act of worship for Lammastide
Revised bv GILBERT COPE
Readers, JILL BALCON
DUNCAN CARSE, JOHN SPURLING
At the medieval festival of Lammas (or Loaf-mass) the communion bread was made from the first ears of the new harvest.
Dr. Cope is Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of Worship and Religious Architecture, University of Birmingham.

Contributors

Readers:
Jill Balcon
Unknown:
John Spurling

Regional Variations (6)

Appeal: Nottingham

BBC Home Service Midland

Appeal: Restoration of St. Chad's Church. Holt. Wrexham

BBC Home Service Welsh

Appeal: University Settlement. Bristol

BBC Home Service South and West

Appeal: St. Andrew's Ambulance Association

BBC Home Service Scottish

Appeals (434 m.) Procter Youth Centre. Manchester.t (261 m.) Durham County Invalid Children's Aid Association

BBC Home Service North

Appeal on behalf of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association by SIR JOHN WOLFENDEN. C.B.E.
Contributions, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
As well as helping people who have been mentally sick to adjust and tind their feet again on their discharge from hospital, the P.R.A. undertakes research and other practical measures to prevent and combat mental distress in the community. Funds are needed to extend this work.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir John Wolfenden.
Unknown:
Sir John Wolfenden.

A series of thirteen programmes: 3
The Banished Duke of Grantham
ANON
Reader, BASIL JONES
The Wairus and the Carpenter by LEWIS CARROLL
Reader, DAVID DAVIS
Welsh Incident by ROBERT GRAVES
Reader, BASIL JONES
† Repeated on Tuesday at 3.0

Contributors

Reader:
David Davis

A radio serial in thirteen parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM freely dramatised from
Louise de la Vallière and The Man in the ITon Mask by ALEXANDRE DUMAS with Patrick Troughton
Anne Cullen and Victor Lucas
D'Artagnan, disguised as the limping councillor, succeeded through a trumped-up charge in entering the Bastille as a prisoner: and by flattering the Governor was allowed to retain his walking stick—in which was concealed a sharp instrument for cutting stone.
3: The Devil and the Bastille
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Nurman 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:
Nurman Claridge
D' Artagnan:
Patrick Troughton
Louise de la Vallière:
Anne Cullen
Prisoner of the Bastille:
Michael Spice
Jailer:
Norman Claridge
Second jailer:
Hamlyn Benson
Third jailer:
Garard Green
Bastille sentry:
Colln Campbell
Baisemeaux de Montlezun:
Philip Leaver
Mademoiselle de Montalais:
Valerie Kirkbright
Aramis:
Victor Lucas

Regional Variations (2)

Holf Recordiau: records

BBC Home Service Welsh

(piano)
Sonata in G minor Haydn)
Haydn Society No. 44
9.14* Fantasia in C major,
Op. 17 (Schumann)
9.46* Two Preludes and Fugues,
Op. 87 (Shostakovich)
No. 15, in D flat major
No. 12, in G sharp minor on gramophone records
This is the first of a weekly series of gramophone record recitals by world-famous pianists. Some are artists who are no longer alive but still live through their records-such as Artur Schnabel and Dinu Lipatti-and others. such as the almost legendary Horowitz and the eighty-one-year-old Backhaus. are pianists who seldom visit this country.

Contributors

Unknown:
Artur Schnabel
Unknown:
Dinu Lipatti-And

The theme for this series is Art in Britain
8: Snowstorm: Hannibal Crossing the Alps
painted 1812 by Turner in the National Gallery, London
Speaker, MICHAEL KITSON
Lecturer in History of Art, Courtauld Institute, London Produced by George Walton Scott
Subscriptions for the year (35s ), should be sent to BBC Publications (AE 68). P.O. Box 123. London, W.I.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Kitson
Produced By:
George Walton Scott

DEREK PARKER introduces recordings of poets reading their own verses including
CHARLES CAUSLEY
GEORGE BARKER
CHRISTOPHER MIDDLETON
JOHN BETJEMAN
T. S. ELIOT
DYLAN THOMAS
JOHN HEATH-STUBBS
A BBC Sound Archives production by John Powell

Contributors

Introduces:
Derek Parker
Unknown:
Charles Causley
Unknown:
George Barker
Unknown:
Christopher Middleton
Unknown:
John Betjeman
Unknown:
T. S. Eliot
Unknown:
Dylan Thomas
Production By:
John Powell

The peace of God
St. John 14, v. 27
Psalm 85, vv. 4-14
A reading from
The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer Ephesians 2, vv. 13-22 Hebrews 13, vv- 15-21
Father of peace and God of love (BBC H.B. 488)
Philippians 4, V.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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.

Appears in

About this data

This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More