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Regional Variations (2)

Service for Primary Schools

BBC Home Service Scottish

for Primary Schools
Introductory music
† 9.35 THE SERVICE
Lord of all hopefulness (Tune:
Slane-S.P. 565)
Story: Children in the Market
Place. 7: Losing and Finding
The Prayer for Forgiveness
Alleluya. sing to Jesus (Tune:
Hyfrydol-S.P. 260)
Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

Regional Variations (3)

Schools. Today and Yesterday. At School Long Ago

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Schools: Scotland in theModern World

BBC Home Service Scottish

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life
They Fight Like Cat and Dog! ANN CODRINGTON, a breeder of pedigree cats, and W. WADMAN TAYLOR, a breeder of pedigree dogs and veterinary surgeon, are brought together to discuss the breeding, character, and habits of two of our most favourite pets.
Referee, TONY VAN DEN BERGH Broadcast on June 28

Contributors

Unknown:
W. Wadman

Regional Variations (5)

The Northern Farmer

BBC Home Service North

Countryside: maga-

BBC Home Service Welsh

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

' At the Luscombes'

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Travels and Adventure
GILBERT PHELPS introduces stories of unusual experiences in out-of-the-way places
Produced by David Allan

Contributors

Produced By:
David Allan

Regional Variations (2)

Llafar Gwlad: folk songs

BBC Home Service Welsh

A series of five-round contests between
London and the Regions
London v. Wales: Round 5
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
Wales:
T. 1. ELLIS, WYN GRIFFITH
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ayrton
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Wyn Griffith
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

The first of six programmes on the period 1497-1554
Much mystery surrounds the movements of the Venetian explorers John Cabot and his son Sebastian. This broadcast describes how, in 1497, with ships and crews supplied by Bristol merchants and a commission from Henry VII , they crossed to North America and bact. and so inspired many from the British Isles to seek their fortunes on the sea.
Written by Jane Godfrey History Work Units series

Contributors

Unknown:
John Cabot
Unknown:
Henry Vii
Written By:
Jane Godfrey

by Mary Renault adapted as a serial for radio in eight episodes by CEDRIC MESSINA with EPISODE 3.
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.
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Renault
Unknown:
Cedric Messina
Theseus:
Keith Michell

The Man Behind the Cello: DONALD DARLING talks about his friendship with Pablo Casals tA Card for Christmas:
GORDON SNELL talks to some of those responsible for the Christmas cards that are now in the shops
† Silver Lining: first of three talks by MARY STOCKS about Mrs. Gaskell, the novelist, who .died 100 years ago this month. 1: The writer
Your Letters
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks:
Donald Darling
Unknown:
Pablo Casals
Talks:
Gordon Snell
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

Regional Variations (3)

Story Time:' The Snatch.' by Ian Rose: Blackie and Snowball. by Betty M. Millerread by Hilary Paterson

BBC Home Service Scottish

Lloffion: children's magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

They Were There
A series of eye-witness accounts of remarkable events selected by Terence Tiller
5: Recollections of Waterloo by R. H. GRONOW
Many years after the event, Captain Gronow published one of the most vivid of all eye-witness accounts of this great battle.
Read by BASIL JONES

Contributors

Unknown:
Terence Tiller
Unknown:
R. H. Gronow
Read By:
Basil Jones

Regional Variations (7)

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Scotland Yard Calling-Sport Introduced by TIM GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin
on BBC Home Service Basic

played for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER with piano solos from PETER MARTIN
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Leader:
James Hutcheon
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Unknown:
Peter Martin
Introduced By:
John Hobday

Written and compiled by LESLIE BAILY
Memories and emotions recalled from the last months of the war and the first months of peace including the voices of: HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE VI
THE RT. HON. WINSTON CHURCHILL PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PRESIDENT BENES
FIELD-MARSHAL MONTGOMERY GENERAL SIR WILLIAM SUM GROUP-CAPTAIN
LEONARD CHESHIRE,
V.C. TOMMY HANDLEY ARTHUR ASKEY
RICHARD MURDOCH , KENNETH HORNE VERA LYNN. JOYCE GRENFELL RICHARD DIMBLEBY
WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS
STANLEY MAXTED. ED MURROW ROBERT BARR , RICHARD SHARP IAN WILSON , GODFREY TALBOT
EDWARD WAHD , HOWARD MARSHALL HOLLAND BENNETT and members of the BBC announcing staff with Billie Whitelaw , Andrew Faulds Geoffrey Lewis , Freda Bamford Denis McCarthy , Eric Phillips The pages turned by FREDDY GRISEWOOD
Produced by VERNON HARRIS
Broadcast on December 29. 1955
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Baily
Unknown:
Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill
Unknown:
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Unknown:
V.C. Tommy Handley Arthur Askey
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Unknown:
Vera Lynn.
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Richard Dimbleby
Unknown:
Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Unknown:
Stanley Maxted.
Unknown:
Murrow Robert Barr
Unknown:
Richard Sharp
Unknown:
Ian Wilson
Unknown:
Godfrey Talbot
Unknown:
Edward Wahd
Unknown:
Howard Marshall
Unknown:
Holland Bennett
Unknown:
Billie Whitelaw
Unknown:
Andrew Faulds
Unknown:
Geoffrey Lewis
Unknown:
Freda Bamford
Unknown:
Denis McCarthy
Unknown:
Eric Phillips
Turned By:
Freddy Grisewood
Produced By:
Vernon Harris

Regional Variations (2)

Y Lienor yn Ewrop: series on European writers—3

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Problems and realities of. today
Introduced by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Production team: Alan Burgess Francis Dillon , Keith HindeU

Contributors

Introduced By:
Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown:
Alan Burgess
Unknown:
Francis Dillon
Unknown:
Keith Hindeu
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
WILLIAM HARDCASTLE 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:
William Hardcastle
on BBC Home Service Basic

Beethoven
Twelve Variations on a theme from Mozart's The Magic Flute
11.25* Sonata in D major, Op.
102 No.2 played by EILEEN CROXFORD ) (cello) DAVID PARKHOUSE (piano)
Last of five weekly programmes for cello and piano

Contributors

Played By:
Eileen Croxford
Piano:
David Parkhouse

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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