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Regional Variations (4)

The Eye-Witness

BBC Home Service Welsh

The Eye-Witness

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Dudley Savage. cinema organ; requests

BBC Home Service South and West

Make Yourself at Home
For listeners from India and Pakistan
Aiye Angrezi Sikhen
English by Radio
Produced by Viola Huggins
Ap Ki Pasand on gramophone records
Introduced by ALEY HASAN
Produced by David Gretton
8.10 On VHF and Ramsgate
THE EYE-WITNESS
Reports from Britain and overseas

Contributors

Produced By:
Viola Huggins
Introduced By:
Aley Hasan
Produced By:
David Gretton

KENNETH BOWEN (tenor)
ST. DEINIOL SINGERS
COLWYN BAY GIRLS CHOIR
BETHESDA LADIES CHOIR
LLITHFAEN AND DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY
PENRHYN MALE VOICE CHOIR accompanied by MENNA LEVSHON , WILLIAM BACON and FFRANCON THOMAS
Arranged and conducted by JAMES WILLIAMS
Introduced by DIC HUGHES

Contributors

Tenor:
Kenneth Bowen
Accompanied By:
Menna Levshon
Accompanied By:
William Bacon
Conducted By:
James Williams
Introduced By:
Dic Hughes

Regional Variations (3)

Service from the Baptist Church. The Green. Stafford

BBC Home Service Midland

University Notebook

BBC Home Service Scottish

from
St. Mark's Unitarian Church, Edinburgh conducted by the Minister,
THE REV. BRUCE FINDLOW
Praise (Hymns of Worship
Revised): Praise to the Living God (35); Lie open, soul! (115); Thou Life within my life (100): One Holy Church of God appears (211)
Readings: 1 Corinthians 3, vv.
1-9 (N.E.B.); A Man Could Stand Up (Robert T. Weston )
Organist, NAN CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Bruce Findlow
Organist:
Robert T. Weston
Organist:
Nan Cameron

Regional Variations (3)

Talkabout: magazine

BBC Home Service North

Welsh Service Chapel, Wrexham

BBC Home Service Welsh

SOMERSET MAUGHAM tells two of his own stories
The Luncheon
' She ate the caviare, and she ate the salmon. She talked gaily of art, and literature, and music. But I wondered what the bill would come to.'
Salvatore
'I knew Salvatore first when he was a boy of fifteen with a pleasant ugly face, a laughing mouth, and carefree eyes.'
From the BBC Sound Archives

A Sunday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Happiness-where does it lie?: MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE
The Magic of a Line: DAME LAURA KNIGHT talks about her autobiography
I got really violent: one woman's story of jealousy and its cure
Childish Things: still enjoyed by SIR LEWIS CASSON , JOYCE GRENFELL , CHARLES CRICHTON , and others

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Malcolm Muggeridge
Talks:
Laura Knight
Unknown:
Sir Lewis Casson
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Charles Crichton

Chairman, DILYS POWELL
Broadcasting: JOHN GROSS
Book: KARL MILLER
Art: JOHN RICHARDSON
Film: ERIC RHODE
Theatre: J. W. LAMBERT
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson
Repeated on Thunday, 3.30

Contributors

Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Karl Miller
Unknown:
John Richardson
Produced By:
Jocelyn Ferguson

A spontaneous discussion by MARY STOCKS
PHILIP HASKELL
BAMBER GASCOIGNE
R. F. DELDERFIELD
Travelling Question-Master, FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by Michael Bowen from Moorland, Somerset
Last Friday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Haskell
Unknown:
Bamber Gascoigne
Unknown:
R. F. Delderfield
Produced By:
Michael Bowen

Regional Variations (2)

The Critics

BBC Home Service North

by Arnold Wesker with Miriam Karlin and Frank Finlay
'We got through didn'we? We got scars but we got through. You hear me, Ronnie? You've got to care, you've got to care or you'll die! '
Adrienne Poster
BBC Drama Repertory Company
The action takes place between October 4, 1936. and December 1956, first in the basement of the Kahns' house in the East End of London and later in their L.C.C. flat in Hackney.
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX
Broadcast on April 2..1962
This is the first play in the Wesker trilogy, of which the other two parts are Roots and I'm Talking About Jerusalem.

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Wesker
Unknown:
Miriam Karlin
Unknown:
Frank Finlay
Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
Sarah Kahn:
Miriam Karlin
Harry Kahn, Sarah's husband:
Frank Finlay
Monty Blatt:
Haydn Jones
Dave Simmonds:
Mark Eden
Prince Silver:
Malcolm Hayes
Hymie Kossof, Sarah's brother:
Peter Claughton
Cissie Kahn, Harry's sister:
Marjorie Westbury
Ada Kahn, Sarah and Harry's daughter:
Sheila Allen
Ronnie Kahn, Sarah and Harry's son:
David Saire
Bessie Blatt, Monty's wife:
Hilda Kriseman

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh hymn-singing

BBC Home Service Welsh

A view of the arts in the making
Introduced by DEREK HART including:
RAVI SHANKAR , sitarist-composer, talking about Indian music, with illustrations
A discussion on the Post Office Tower between the Chief Architect ERIC BEDFORD and DAVID PIPER
N. F. SIMPSON on his latest play The Cresla Run, which has opened in repertory at the Royal Court Theatre, London
Production team:
Helen Rapp , Carl Wildman

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Hart
Unknown:
Ravi Shankar
Unknown:
David Piper
Unknown:
N. F. Simpson
Unknown:
Helen Rapp
Unknown:
Carl Wildman

Regional Variations (3)

Items from 'Good Morning, Wales!'

BBC Home Service Welsh

Savings talk by Lord Blrsay

BBC Home Service Scottish

On the Statute Book: a solicitor explains the Firearms Act 1965
Dissatisfied Customers: PAMELA DEEDES looks at some points raised in listeners' letters
Understand your Policy: TOM WILMOT on some misconceptions about insurance
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Wilmot
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

Appeal on behalf of the Soldiers', Sailors', and Airmen's Families Association by DAME FLORA ROBSON ; D.B.E.
Contributions, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, Will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
S.S.A.F.A., now in its eighty-first Year, gives advice and help on all family problems to servicemen at home and overseas, and assists the widows and orphans of ex-servicemen.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dame Flora Robson
Unknown:
Dame Flora Robson

Regional Variations (2)

Holi'r Pregethwr: religious discussion

BBC Home Service Welsh

by Mary Renault adapted as a serial for radio in eight episodes by CEDRIC MESSINA with Theseus challenged Pirithoos. leader of the cattle-stealing Lapiths, to a fight—but found in the young Prince a natural ally. and mutual liking soon blossomed into friendship.
EPISODE
Other parts played by members of Music by CHRISTOPHER WHELEN
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Repeated: Tuesday, 3.0 p.m.
Keith Michell is appearing in Robert and Elizabeth at the Lyric Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Renault
Unknown:
Cedric Messina
Music By:
Christopher Whelen
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Unknown:
Keith Michell
Theseus:
Keith Michell
Theseus:
Keith Michell
Amyntor:
Glyn Dearman
Antigone:
Jane Wenham
Headsman:
Anthony Hall
Oedipus:
Ralph Truman
Pirithoos:
Michael Spice
Herald:
Colin Campbell
Echeleos:
Douglas Hankin
Envoy:
Allan McClelland
Singer:
Betty Huntley-Wright

Regional Variations (2)

Scottish Life and Letters

BBC Home Service Scottish

Michael Caine, Michael Crawford, Manfred Mann, Marianne Faithfull, Charlotte Rampling, Jean Shrimpton
How do six idols of 1965 react to the notion of their own success?
Written and introduced by Wilfred De'ath
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Caine
Unknown:
Michael Crawford
Unknown:
Manfred Mann
Unknown:
Marianne Faithfull
Unknown:
Charlotte Rampling
Unknown:
Jean Shrimpton
Writer/Presenter:
Wilfred De'ath
Produced By:
Neil Crichton-Miller

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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