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African Apes
GEORGE SCHALLER has recently spent a year living with gorillas in the Congo
VERNON REYNOLDS and his wife FRANKIE have studied chimpanzees in the Budongo forest
DESMOND MORRIS asks them about their exploits
Produced by John Sparks
Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
George Schaller
Unknown:
Desmond Morris
Produced By:
John Sparks
on BBC Home Service Basic

The badger finally goes to sleep and musical activities take a new turn
Songs: The toad The badger tIntroduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Unknown:
John Huw Davies
Written By:
William Murphy

Regional Variations (3)

Ar Lin Mam: for the younger listeners

BBC Home Service Welsh

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

† ALLAN MCCLELLAND reads
Uncle Joe's Medal by JACK LOUDAN
'He could have talked for hours about his experiences with a minstrel troupe and how he travelled around Ireland with a circus. But the medal was the most important thing....'

Contributors

Unknown:
Allan McClelland
Unknown:
Jack Loudan

Crowd of Three by Tom Hegarty with David Spenser and Sheila Grant cast in order of speaking:
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN
Sheila Grant is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Hegarty
Unknown:
David Spenser
Unknown:
Sheila Grant
Produced By:
John Tydeman
Produced By:
Sheila Grant
Simon:
David Spenser
Chris:
Sheila Grant
Mr Moore:
Preston Lockwood
Operator ) Attendant:
Brian Hewlett
Sister Cowan:
Rosemary Neil-Smith
Telephonist:
Deborah Anthony
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Worcester Cathedral
Introit: The Beatitudes (
John Joubert )
Preces and Responses (
Thomas Morley )
Psalms 126-131
Lessons: Isaiah 28, vv. 9-16;
Ephesians 2, vv. 11-22
Canticles (Howells: Collegium
Regale)
Anthem: Justorum animae
(Stanford)
Give me the wings of faith
(E.H. 197)
Organist and Master of the Choristers, CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON

Contributors

Unknown:
John Joubert
Unknown:
Thomas Morley
Unknown:
Christopher Robinson

including:
Turning Points: JOHN ELLISON talks to KENNETH HORNE
A Box of Singing Birds: a musical tribute to the guitar, introduced by KEN SYKORA
Thirty Years of 'Awking Spice:
R. K. FORSTER reflects on his experience as a sales representative for a chocolate manufacturer in Yorkshire
† Date with a Doctor
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
Unknown:
R. K. Forster
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes
on BBC Home Service Basic

Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley dramatised for radio in thirteen episodes by HOWARD AGG
10: Daughter of the Sun
After finding a lonely harbour on the Spanish Main to repair his ship, Amyas was faced with the sickness and fever of his men. They travelled inland, and for three years they have been exploring the wilderness, inflamed by the desire to find the golden city of Manoa ...
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Kingsley
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Storyteller:
Antony Viccars
Will Cary:
Tim Seely
Salvation Yeo:
Norman Tyrrell
Amyas Leigh:
Jeffry Wickham
Yoto:
Kim Grant
The Cacique:
Geoffrey Matthews
Ayacanora:
Heather Emmanuel
John Ebsworthy:
Geoffrey Matthews
Will Parracombe:
Gordon Faith

Regional Variations (7)

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News Stock Market Re-

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy - Scotland Yard Calling - Football with the Non-Leaguers
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness

A series of five-round contests between
London and the Regions
London v. Wales: Round 4
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Wales:
T. 1. ELLIS, WYN GRIFFITH Quiz-Master, ROY PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ayrton
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
Wyn Griffith
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey
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 reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

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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