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A monthly programme reRecting life in the country with a Natural History contribution by ERIC SIMMS
Introduced by C. GORDON GLOVER Produced by Phyllis Robinson
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By:
C. Gordon Glover
Produced By:
Phyllis Robinson
on BBC Home Service Basic

Choices in paperback shared by ANTONY HOPKINS
KENNETH ROBINSON
DAME SYBIL THORNDIKE with IAIN HAMILTON in the deck-chair
Produced by Jocetyn Ferguson

Contributors

Unknown:
Antony Hopkins
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson
Unknown:
Dame Sybil Thorndike
Unknown:
Iain Hamilton
Produced By:
Jocetyn Ferguson
on BBC Home Service Basic

A story by P. G. Wodehouse adapted for broadcasting by Mollie Hardwick with ALAN HAINES , FRASER KERR and NIGEL ANTHONY
Produced by Herbert Davies

Contributors

Story By:
P. G. Wodehouse
Broadcasting By:
Mollie Hardwick
Unknown:
Alan Haines
Unknown:
Fraser Kerr
Produced By:
Herbert Davies
on BBC Home Service Basic

with WILFRED PICKLES visits the W.V.S.
(Women's Voluntary Service) of Hendon with MABEL at ' The Table' and HARRY HUDSON at the piano Produced by Stephen Williams
Broadcast on January 12 (Light)

Contributors

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

Introduced by PAMELA CREIGHTON
Writers Talking: E. H. SHEPARD , who illustrated the Winniethe-Pooh books, talks to KAYE WEBB about his own book for children, which has just been published
It's a Funny Life for a Girl: ANNE BATT on her job as a roving reporter
Tiny Tots a Speciality:
MARION LONG describes her attempts to find a suitable riding school for her children, and offers some advice
Work is the Best Physician: JUNE ROSE visits an institute for Industrial Rehabilitation
Points from the Postbag: discussed by PAT LLEWELLYN DAVIES and GERALD SANCTUARY
NICOLETTE BERNARD reads
Nectar in a Sieve by KAMALA MARKANDAYA

Contributors

Introduced By:
Pamela Creighton
Unknown:
E. H. Shepard
Unknown:
Kaye Webb
Unknown:
Anne Batt
Unknown:
Marion Long
Unknown:
Pat Llewellyn
Unknown:
Gerald Sanctuary
Unknown:
Nicolette Bernard
Unknown:
Kamala Markandaya
on BBC Home Service Basic

Prime of Life
A play for radio by Honoria Tirbutt with Mary Wimbush
Claire Marshall has devoted her life to her children, but now they are grown up and getting married. What to do with the rest of her life is the problem ...
Produced by HERBERT DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown:
Honoria Tirbutt
Unknown:
Mary Wimbush
Unknown:
Claire Marshall
Produced By:
Herbert Davies
Claire Marshall:
Mary Wimbush
Gordon Marshall:
Patrick Barr
Joanna Marshall:
Eva Haddon
Peter Marshall:
Nigel Graham
Lucy:
Jane Wenham
Brian:
Fraser Kerr
Dr Price:
Cécile Chevreau
Mrs Fielding:
Miriam Margolyes
MrsThompson:
Miriam Margolyes

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
† 1935-1945: ERIC MASCHWITZ recalls some of the musicals of the time
Feast Time and Harvest:
ELIZABETH SEAGER muses on life in an Oxfordshire village tLaurens van der Post: the famous author and traveller talks to DON DAVIS about his experiences as a soldier and prisoner of war
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Seager
Unknown:
Don Davis
Introduced By:
Steve Race
on BBC Home Service Basic

Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley dramatised for radio in thirteen episodes by HOWARD AGG
2:The Rose of Torridge
Completing his education, Amyas Leigh sailed with Francis Drake aboard the Pelican on a voyage which took him round the world. Now. after three years absence. he is given a hero's welcome by the people of Bideford ...
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Kingsley
Unknown:
Howard Agg
Unknown:
Amyas Leigh
Unknown:
Francis Drake
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Storyteller:
Antony Viccars
Mrs Yeo:
Constance Chapman
Amyas Leigh:
Jeffry Wickham
Bystander:
Geoffrey Matthews
Sir Richard Grenville:
Stephen Jack
Frank Leigh:
Michael Spice
Mrs Leigh:
Ruth Porcher
Will Cary:
Tlm Seely
Mr Cary:
George Holwway
Eustace Leigh:
Geoffrey Matthews
Rose Salterne:
Valerie Kirkbright
Lucy Passmore:
Constance Chapman

Regional Variations (6)

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Steck Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Scotland Yard Callng—Football with the Non-Leaguers
Introduced by TIM GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin
on BBC Home Service Basic

ANONA WINN, JOY
ADAMSON JACK TRAIN, NORMAN HACKFORTH with A Mystery Voice and KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Humphrey Barclay

Contributors

Unknown:
Adamson Jack
Unknown:
Norman Hackforth
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Produced By:
Humphrey Barclay

Sir Malcolm Sargent's 70th Birthday Concert
Jacqueline du Pré (cello)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
Harrow Choral Society
Conductor, Clarice Brooksbank
Royal Choral Society
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Albert Hall, London

Contributors

Cello:
Jacqueline du Pré
Singers:
BBC Chorus
Singers:
BBC Choral Society
Singers:
Harrow Choral Society
Conductor (singers):
Clarice Brooksbank
Musicians:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conductor:
Sir Malcolm Sargent
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
Penple in the News followed by LISTENING POST
† KENNETH KENDALL introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics

Contributors

Introduces:
Kenneth Kendall

Nine projects which may affect the way we live in Britain
7: The Automatic Train
F. GORDON MAXWELL
Operating Manager of Railways for the London Transport Board interviewed by C. L. BOLTZ
Thursday: The Logical Enaines

Contributors

Unknown:
F. Gordon Maxwell
Interviewed By:
C. L. Boltz
on BBC Home Service Basic

Brahms
Trio in A minor, Op. 114 played by the KING-SCHRECKER-ARIELI TRIO Thea King (clarinet)
Bruno Schrecker (cello) Celia Arieli (piano)

Contributors

Clarinet:
Thea King
Cello:
Bruno Schrecker
Piano:
Celia Arieli

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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