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on BBC Home Service Basic

by SARAH E. FRANCIS abridged by Terry Gompertz
Read by SHEII.A MITCHELL
First of seven instalments first broadcast tn January 1963

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah E. Francis
Abridged By:
Terry Gompertz

Regional Variations (2)

Service for Primary

BBC Home Service Scottish

for Primary Schools Introductory music
9.8 THE SERVICE
All things bright and beautiful
(Tune, Royal Oak-S.P. 444)
Story: Children in the Market
Place. 3: The seed that grows by itself
Prayer: 0 God our Father
We plough the fields, and scatter (Tune. Wir pftügen-S.P. 14) tTuesday's service

Regional Variations (3)

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

Record requests

BBC Home Service South and West

A series in six episodes by Francis Durbridge with Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury
1: Too Young to Die...
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Broadcast of April 11 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Durbridge
Unknown:
Peter Coke
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Paul Temple:
Peter Coke
Steve:
Marjorie Westbury
Maurice Lonsdale:
Patrick Barr
Den Roberts:
Alan Haines
Lucas:
Pat Connell
Inspector Lloyd:
Wilfrid Carter
Charlie:
John Baddeley
Margaret Milbourne:
Isabel Dean
Dolly Brazer:
Isabel Rennie
Stone:
Frederick Treves
Green:
Anthony Hall
Doctor:
James Thomason

Regional Variations (6)

Records

BBC Home Service North

Trem: people and

BBC Home Service Welsh

Ulster Farm

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Farmer: magazine introduced by Ralph Wightman

BBC Home Service South and West

The Gold Medal of the National Mod: the final competition

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Listeners' letters answered and points of difference aired by RENtE HOUSTON
NAN WINTON
DR. SHIRLEY SUMMERSKILL , M.P.
Lucy BARTLETr
In the chair, ANONA WINN
Devised by Anona Winn and Ian Messiter
Produced by John Cassels

Contributors

Unknown:
Nan Winton
Unknown:
Dr. Shirley Summerskill
Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
John Cassels
on BBC Home Service Basic

Ideas in Education
A series of programmes, mainly about developments in Primary Education. for women who might enter or return to teaching
1: Learning to talk
PETER MITTLER , Lecturer in Psychology at Birkbeck College, and MARY WADDINGTON , of the University of London Institule of Education, discuss the 4 velopment of children's Ian. guage skills and vocabulary
Introduced by DAVID GRUGEON

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Mittler
Unknown:
Mary Waddington
Introduced By:
David Grugeon
on BBC Home Service Basic

Chairman, C. WORSLEY
Book: WILLIAM COOPER
Art: BRYAN ROBERTSON
Film: ROGER MANVELL
Theatre: PHILIP HOPE-WALLACE
Broadcasting: JANET QUIGLEY
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
C. Worsley
Unknown:
William Cooper
Unknown:
Bryan Robertson
Unknown:
Roger Manvell
Unknown:
Philip Hope-Wali
Produced By:
Jocelyn Ferguson

Regional Variations (4)

Record requests

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Gaelic Service

BBC Home Service Scottish

Patricia Bird. recorder: Dinah Grant. virginals: Tudor Consort. director Peter Aston

BBC Home Service Midland

EDWARD CAST investigatl's some aspects of archaeology with the help of recordings he has dug up from the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by Adrianne Allee

Contributors

Produced By:
Adrianne Allee

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind. including:
Turning Points: JOHN ELLISON talks to MARGARET LOCKWOOD
Have I Missed Something?:
BASIL BOOTHROYD talks about some blanks in his experience. 3: Politics tCordon Rouge: with GEORGE VILLIERS in the kitchen
Your Letters
You asked us to play.... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Margaret Lockwood
Talks:
Basil Boothroyd
Unknown:
George Villiers
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
on BBC Home Service Basic

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe abridged by Neville Teller as an eight-part reading Read by NORMAN RODWAY
Part 8: In which [ relate the final journeyings of an old man, and all that occurred when I travelled by land from China to The Hague, and thus home to England to spend my last years in blessed peace.
Produced by Ronald Mason

Contributors

Unknown:
Robinson Crusoe
Unknown:
Daniel Defoe
Abridged By:
Neville Teller
Read By:
Norman Rodway
Produced By:
Ronald Mason

Regional Variations (6)

Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Hound-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Name in the News-Scotland Yard Calling-Sport-Preview Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Regional Variations (3)

Music for the Bagpipes: Pipe Major Donald Morrison

BBC Home Service Scottish

Ulster Garden

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

played for you by the LONDON STUDIO STRINGS
Leader, Reginald Leopold
Conducted by REGINALD KILBEY with DORITA Y PEPE
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Leader:
Reginald Leopold
Conducted By:
Reginald Kilbey
Introduced By:
John Hobday

Regional Variations (4)

Arts Review

BBC Home Service Scottish

1971: ten programmes about chance in the South and

BBC Home Service South and West

Garddlo: gardening maga-

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

An investigation into the disease, its diagnosis, and how it is being treated in this country
Narrator. HUGH BURDEN
Reader, JOHN GLEN
Compiled and produced by EILEEN CAPEL

Contributors

Reader:
John Glen
Produced By:
Eileen Capel

Regional Variations (3)

Come Thursday

BBC Home Service Scottish

Spectrum: A monthly review of the arts in Wales

BBC Home Service Welsh

In his youth MAURICE ASHIRY was one of Churchill's research assistants. In this talk Ashley tries to reassess Churchill's historical writings in the light of his recollections of how the great man worked

Contributors

Unknown:
Maurice Ashiry
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
LESLIE SMITH introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reftect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
Leslie Smith
on BBC Home Service Basic

LBC Foreign Correspondents have been interviewing young men on the threshold of their careers on how they seek to fulfil their ambitions in the differing societies in which they live
Today:
ANTHONY LEONARD at the Harvard
ANTHONY WIGAN interviews
Business School in Boston

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Leonard

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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