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Education in Action
A series of programmes on the structure and organisation of education in England
5: The Inspectorate with JOHN E. H. BLACKIE C.B. ,Chief Inspector of Her Majesty's Inspectorate
MISS M. McGRATH Inspector of Schools for Birmingham
MISS M. CONOLLEY an ex-headmistress
Introduced by STUART MACLURE
Produced by Shirley Franklin

Contributors

Unknown:
John E. H. Blackie C.B.
Unknown:
Miss M. McGrath
Unknown:
Miss M. Conolley
Introduced By:
Stuart MacLure
Produced By:
Shirley Franklin

The abolition of retail price maintenance and the price-cutting of supermarkets and chain-stores offer a serious threat to the future of small shops
SONYA CALLlNGHAM has conducted an enquiry into what they are doing to maintain their position, and what the general public might lose if the small grocer, tobacconist, off-licence, and others were to go out of business
Produced by Neil Crichton-Miller
Broadcast on July 23

Contributors

Unknown:
Sonya Calllngham
Produced By:
Neil Crichton-Miller

A programme of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
The Other Fifth of November: MALCOLM HAZELL tells how William, Prince of Orange, landed at Brixham, Devon, in 1688 tGert and Daisy: FRANK HENNIG visits Elsie and Doris Waters at their home at Steyning in Sussex
Three Bob plus Nut Chocolate: JOHN FOSTER talks about his first paid job tGrantchester Dene: JOAN WIL-
LOUGHBY describes how Rupert Brooke first discovercd poctry' in a quiet Victorian house in Bournemouth
The Hand that Rocks the Quavers: ALAN WILLIAMS asserts that women have had a strong influence on musical composition, and plays some records to prove his case
Introduced by RALPH WIGHTMAN from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Hazell
Unknown:
Frank Hennig
Unknown:
Doris Waters
Talks:
John Foster
Unknown:
Rupert Brooke
Unknown:
Alan Williams
Introduced By:
Ralph Wightman

The Guardians
A serial play in six parts by Leslie Darbon with PART 1: The Dead Soldier
In which the newly-wed Mike and Jill Braden discover that a honeymoon in the Highlands does not necessarily guarantee peace and quiet....
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Special effects by the BBC Radiophonlc Workshop
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Darbon
Unknown:
Jill Braden
Produced By:
Audrey Cameron
Mike Braden:
Tim Seely
Jill Braden:
Elizabeth Proud
Inspector Anderson:
Henry Stamper
Police Sergeant Woods:
Fraser Kerr
Colonel Wright:
Michael Kilgarrifp

Regional Variations (7)

News.Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Stock Market Reports News tn Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy - Scotland Yard Calling - Sports Spot—FRED STREETER on Gardening
Introduced by TIM GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Streeter
Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin

Regional Variations (5)

Anglers' Corner

BBC Home Service Midland

What's On?: preview

BBC Home Service South and West

summary of debater in the Northern Ireland Parliament

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Comment: topical discussion

BBC Home Service Welsh

Scottish Dance Music playcd for you by the BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY ORCHESTRA
Conductor, JACK LEON with ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)

Contributors

Conductor:
Jack Leon
Accordion:
Archie Duncan

Regional Variations (2)

Theatre in the Future: discussion!

BBC Home Service Midland

Robert Gardiner
† answers questions from
ANTHONY SMITH and JOE ROGALY
See facing page
The first of Robert Gardiner 's Reith Lectures will be broadcast in the Home Service next Sunday at 10.10 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Gardiner
Unknown:
Anthony Smith
Unknown:
Joe Rogaly
Unknown:
Robert Gardiner

The memoirs of Betsy Mae Meadows starring
Avice Landon with Nicholas Phipps and Charles Hawtrey Guest fun-makers:
JUNE WHITFIELD, HUGH PADDICK and SHEILA BERNETTE
PEGGYANN CLIFFORD
ALAN CURTIS
This week:
The Fat of the Land
Script by KEN HOARE and MIKE SHARLAND
Produced by TRAFFORD WHITELOCK
Avice Landon is in Present Laughter ' at the Queen's Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Avice Landon
Unknown:
Nicholas Phipps
Unknown:
Charles Hawtrey
Unknown:
Hugh Paddick
Unknown:
Sheila Bernette
Unknown:
Peggyann Clifford
Unknown:
Alan Curtis
Script By:
Ken Hoare
Script By:
Mike Sharland
Produced By:
Trafford Whitelock
Unknown:
Avice Landon

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by NEWS-STAND
How the dailies have handled the week's news, the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street are analysed by ROBERT REID

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Reid

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

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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