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A monthly programme reflecting life in the country with a Natural History contribution by ERIC SIMMS
Introduced by C. GORDON GLOVER
Produced by Arthur Phillips
Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Introduced By:
C. Gordon Glover
Produced By:
Arthur Phillips
on BBC Home Service Basic

There is a log cabin in a clearing in the wood, and the squirrel is found to be not Quite so bad. songs:
The log cabin
The squirrel
Introduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Introduced By:
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

ANTHONY JACOBS reads
Bertran and Bimi by RUDYARD KIPLING
' So Bertran he was married. and he forgot clean about Bimi dot was skippin' alone on der beach mit der half of a human soul in his belly. I was see him skip, und he took a big bough und thrash der sand till he haf made a great hole. like a grave....'

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Jacobs
Unknown:
Rudyard Kipling
on BBC Home Service Basic

A Smashing Day by Alan Plater
Lennie needs advice from his friend Stan about girls-but he doesn'always take it.
Produced by VIVIAN A. DANIELS
† Broadcast on February 18 In the North of England Home Service

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Plater
Lennie:
Alan Rothwell
Stan:
James Bolam
Liz:
Sian Davies
Anne:
Juliet Cooke
Mum:
Betty Driver
Dad:
John Barratt
Grandad:
Charles Denville
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Wells Cathedral
Preces and Responses (
Thomas Morley )
Psalm 18
Lessons: Job 33
Hebrews 11, vv. 17-40
Canticles (Tomkins Second
Service)
Anthem: 0 how glorious is the Kingdom (Harwood)
Organist and Master of the Choristers, DENYS POUNCEY
Assistant organist, Anthony Crossland

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Morley
Unknown:
Denys Pouncey
Organist:
Anthony Crossland

A magazine of interest to all. with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Off-Beat: JAMES BLADES, with the help of records, talks about the life of a percussion player tGoing to the Pictures: BETTY
BEST recommends some films you might enjoy seeing. This month's guests include SIMONE SIGNORET and OSCAR WERNER , who star in Stanley Kramer's Ship of Fools
Date with a Chiropodist
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Unknown:
Simone Signoret
Unknown:
Oscar Werner
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

by Charles Kingsley dramatised for radio in thirteen episodes by HOWARD AGG
EPISODE 11: Spanish Gold
Amyas and the remnant of his crew, searching for the golden city of ManDa somewhere in South America, make contact with a tribe of Indians who deify the ' Daughter of the Sun ' the beautiful Ayacanora ...
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Kingsley
Unknown:
Howard Agg
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Storyteller:
Antony Viccars
Amyas Leigh:
Jeffry Wickham
Suru:
Cordon Faith
Will Cary:
Tim Seely
Ayacanora:
Heather Emmanuel
Salvation Yeo:
Norman Tyrrell
Bishop of Cartagena:
Hedley Goodall
Don Pedro:
Geoffrey Matthews
Sentinel:
Gordon Faith
Lucy Passmore:
Constance Chapman

Regional Variations (6)

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West
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 TIM GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin

Regional Variations (3)

Tullis Russell Mills Band. conductor. Drake Rimmer

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Cotswold Players

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

played for you by the ORCHESTRA
Leader, David Adams
Conductor, TERENCE LOVETT with a variety of songs on gramophone records
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Leader:
David Adams
Conductor:
Terence Lovett
Introduced By:
John Hobday

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. I. ELLIS , WYN GRIFFITH
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Tuesday's broadcast
London v. Midland, Round I

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ayrton
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
T. I. Ellis
Unknown:
Wyn Griffith
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

An account of the trial of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb on a charge of murder in Chicago, 1924
Compiled from transcripts of the proceedings and narrated by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS
Broadcast on September 30,
1964 (Third)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nathan Leopold
Unknown:
Richard Loeb
Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Produced By:
Joe Burroughs
Nathan Leopold:
Warren Stanhope
Richard Loeb:
Marvin Kane
Clarence Darrow:
Sam Wanamaker
States Attorney Crowe:
William Sylvester
Mr Bachrach:
Guy Kingsley Poynter
Judge Caverly:
Alan Gifford
on BBC Home Service Basic

(piano)
Sonata in D major (L.465)
(Scarlatti)
Impromptu in G flat major
(Schubert)
Nocturne in F major (Chopin) Poème in F sharp major
(Scriabin)
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 19. in D minor (Liszt) on gramophone records

on BBC Home Service Basic

This year the Fourteenth International Contest for the best amateur sound recordings was held in London, and members of the International Federation of Sound Hunters gathered to judge and award prizes to the best entries
Excerpts from some of the winning items are introduced in this special programme by DOUGLAS BROWN
Produced by Steve Allen
See facing page

Contributors

Programme By:
Douglas Brown
Produced By:
Steve Allen
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 lis- teners' 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

played by the AMICI STRING QUARTET Lionel Bentley (violin) Colin Staveley (violin)
Christopher Wellington (viola) Peter Halling (cello) with IFOR JAMES (horn)
JOHN BIMSON (horn)

Contributors

Violin:
Lionel Bentley
Violin:
Colin Staveley
Viola:
Christopher Wellington
Cello:
Peter Halling
Horn:
Ifor James
Horn:
John Bimson

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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