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Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis, Ernest Neal and Ralph Wightman.
Question-Master, Vincent Waite

(Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast)

Contributors

Panellist:
Eric Hobbis
Panellist:
Ernest Neal
Panellist:
Ralph Wightman
Question-Master:
Vincent Waite

A play for radio by Allan Peacock
'I never thought it would be like this ... I mean, there's me stuck around an old pair of wellington boots. What sort of life after death is that? with and Produced by BRIAN MILLER

Contributors

Unknown:
Allan Peacock
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Lucy Meadows:
June Barrie
Peter Jennings:
David Spenser
Muriel Whittington:
Penny Morrell
Robert Turley:
Michael Beint

for the Feast of Edward the Confessor from The Queen's Free Chapel of St. George, Windsor Castle
Responses (Morley)
Office Hymn: He whose concession (E.H. 188)
Psalms 48, 148
Lessons: 1 Kings 8. vv. 22-30; St. Mark 10, vv. 17-22
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (Watson in E)
The Lord's Prayer (Stone)
Anthem: Beati quorum via integra est (Stanford)

Contributors

Master of the Choristers:
Sidney Campbell
Organ Scholar:
John Porter
Organ Scholar:
Peter Williams

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Haydn Slept Here: COLIN GIBSON, with the help of records, recalls Haydn's visits to England.
Our Railway Cottage: BETTY SPENCE has bought a level-crossing gatehouse in Norfolk, and is doing it up and enjoying the countryside at the same time.
Organ builder-by touch: DEREK PARKER talks to GEOFFREY FANNER, a keen organist, who is blind.
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by Steve Race

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Gibson
Unknown:
Betty Spence
Talks:
Derek Parker
Unknown:
Geoffrey Fanner
Introduced By:
Steve Race

Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley dramatised for radio in thirteen episodes by HOWARD AGG
8: Dogs of Devon
Amyas and Frank Leigh were determined to rescue Rose Sal terne from Don Guzman de Soto , tile new governor of La Guayra on the Spanish Main. Weeks after their expedition set out, they landed on the shore of the jungle in the dead of night ...
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Kingsley
Unknown:
Howard Agg
Unknown:
Frank Leigh
Unknown:
Rose Sal
Unknown:
Don Guzman de Soto
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Storyteller:
Antony Viccars
Amyas Leigh:
Jeffry Wickham
Frank Leigh:
Michael Spice
Eustace Leigh:
Geoffrey Matthews
Rose Salterne:
Valerie Kirkbright
Michael Heard:
Alan Haines
Thomas Braund:
Geoffrey Matthews
Captain Drew:
Edgar Wreford
Will Cary:
Tim Seely
Salvation Yeo:
Norman Tyrrell

in The Child by Shirley Jenkins
I was alone with the pain. Light vain. I was alone with the child. Love child.
Produced by RICHARD IMISON
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown:
Shirley Jenkins
Produced By:
Richard Imison
Woman:
Marlene Dietrich
Man:
Godfrey Kenton
Ambulance man):
Alan Barry
Doctor:
Alan Barry
Nurse:
Joan Matheson

The News
Background to the News
People in the News including items from the CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE at Brighton which began today
Interview by HARDIMAN SCOTT BBC Political Correspondent
Commentary by UWE KITZINGER Excerpts from the day's debates introduced by ROBERT WILLIAMS followed by LISTENING POST
LESLIE SMITH 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 specially welcome

Contributors

Commentary By:
Uwe Kitzinger
Introduced By:
Robert Williams
Introduces:
Leslie Smith

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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