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Your questions answered by JAMES FISHER , RICHARD FITTER and PETER SCOTT
Chairman.
DEREK MCCULLOCH (Uncle Mac)
Produced by John Sparks
Questions should be sent on a post-card to: Nature Parliament. BBC. Broadcasting House, Bristol 8 t Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
James Fisher
Unknown:
Richard Fitter
Unknown:
Peter Scott
Unknown:
Derek McCulloch
Produced By:
John Sparks
on BBC Home Service Basic

in paperback shared by EMANUEL LITVINOFF
DENIS NORDEN
Anne SCOTT-JAMES with lAIN HAMILTON in the deck-chair t Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Unknown:
Emanuel Litvinoff
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Anne Scott-James
Produced By:
Jocelyn Ferguson

tANTHONY BIRLEY describes a recent archaeological expedition to North Africa in search of information about the Garamantes, an ancient people of the Sahara
The Garamantes. who were never brought within the Roman Empire. were something of a mystery people and their name indicated to the Romans ' the furthest known limits of the world.'

on BBC Home Service Basic

by Mary Norton arranged as a dramatised reading in four parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
3: Disaster turns to Riches
Produced by HERBERT SMITH t Broadcast on April 19

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Norton
Unknown:
Bertha Lonsdale
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Storyteller:
Marah Stohl
Homily:
Rosalie Williams
Arrietty:
Margaret Dew
Pod:
Jack Woolgar
The Boy:
Peter Landon
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Wales
Young people of Flintshire get together for a Taplas at the market town of Mold to the music of Y MEDELWYR with songs by MEINIR LLOYD
MORFUDD MAESALEG (harp) and IDRIS HUGHES
Master of Ceremonies. GWYN WILLIAMS

Contributors

Songs By:
Meinir Lloyd
Harp:
Morfudd Maesaleg
Harp:
Idris Hughes
on BBC Home Service Basic

With WILFRED PICKLES visits
The township of Connah's Quay, Flintshire with MABEL at ' The Table
HARRY HUDSON at the piano
Produced by Stephen Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Hudson
Produced By:
Stephen Williams
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON t At Home: with AILSA GARLAND,
Editor of Woman's Journal t Live Long and Stay Young:
ERIC Trimmer discusses this book in which he recommends measures for positive health
Reading Your Letters
1 Going into the Wilderness:
VERA EARLE recalls her experience of living a simple life based on the Christian ideals of poverty and love t About Advertising: TONY
CHURCH reports on a conference on Effective Sales Promotion
PATIENCE COLLIER reads
All the Days of Minnie Sue by SUSAN BELL

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Vera Earle
Unknown:
Minnie Sue
Unknown:
Susan Bell

The Sulky Fire by Jean-Jacques Bernard translated by JOHN LESLIE FRITH adapted for broadcasting by PEGGY WELLS
Produced by TERENCE TILLER

Contributors

Unknown:
Jean-Jacques Bernard
Translated By:
John Leslie Frith
Broadcasting By:
Peggy Wells
Produced By:
Terence Tiller
Jeanne:
Mary Wimbush
Blanche Merin:
Penelope Lee
Old Mérin:
Arthur Ridley
Andre Mérin:
Frank Duncan
on BBC Home Service Basic

from York Hinster sung by the Choir of ST. GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL, KINGSTON, ONTARIO
Versicles and Responses (Bernard
Rose)
Psalms: 59. 60, 61
Canticles (Stanford in G)
Lessons: Isaiah 8, vv. i-18
Luke 11. vv. 29-54
Anthem: I will love thee, 0 Lord
(Sowerby)
Choir under the direction of GEORGE MAYBEE
Organist, PETER PARTRIDGE

Contributors

Unknown:
York Hinster
Organist:
George Maybee
Organist:
Peter Partridge

including: t Key-notes-3: ELSIE HALL. the South African pianist, recalls her long career on the concert halls tGoing to the Pictures: BETTY
BEST talks about some films which you may enjoy seeing this month, and introduces a special guest from the film world
1 Off the Beat: Memories of an ex-London bobby, by WILLIAM A. JOHNSON t Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
William A. Johnson
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
on BBC Home Service Basic

Midwinter by John Buchan adapted for radio by NORMAN PAINTING
Alastair is called upon to pass two sentences, the first easily and the second with great difficulty.
6: An Errand of Love
Incidental music arranged by HAMISH HENDERSON and played by ERNEST ELEMENT (violin)
1 Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH

Contributors

Unknown:
John Buchan
Unknown:
Norman Painting
Arranged By:
Hamish Henderson
Played By:
Ernest Element
Produced By:
Anthony Cornish
Nicholas Kyd:
Douglas Storm
Alastair Maclean:
Fraser Kerr
Samuel Johnson:
Peter Stephens
Duchess Kitty:
Ursula O'Leary
Charles Hay:
James Grant
The Spainneach:
John Bott
Lady Claudia Norreys:
Linda Gardner
An innkeeper:
George Woolley
Sir John Norreys:
Norman Cockin
Amos Midwinter:
John Hencher

Regional Variations (6)

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

Voice of the North; regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

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

on BBC Home Service Basic

EDWARDIAN SUMMER
STEVE RACE introduces memories of Edward Etgar t A Sound Archives production by John Powell
9.6* Promenade Concert
Part 2
See facing page followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Etgar
Production By:
John Powell
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
† GILES PLAYFAIR 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 specialty welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
Giles Playfair

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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