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Regional Variations (4)

From Our Own Corre-

BBC Home Service Scottish

Changes in the South

BBC Home Service South and West

The Week in the North

BBC Home Service North

Introduced by Roy HAY
Arwith Flowers: V. R. VYNER-BROOKS talks aboufloral arrangements
The Week's Work: suggestions from GEORGE GILLARD
Postbag: points from listeners' letters
Chrysanthemum Corner: H. C. RUSSELL comments on the late flowering show and discusses seasonal work
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Hay
Unknown:
H. C. Russell
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (3)

Your M.P. In West-hospital patients

BBC Home Service Midland

The West at Westminster

BBC Home Service South and West

Man and Animal Breeding
A series of four talks illustrating how research on the basic physiology of reproduction contributes to our understanding of such diverse problems as human relations, population control, teratogenic drugs, and animal husbandry.
1: Physiology and the control of fertility, today and tomorrow by R. G. Edwards, Ph.D., D.SC., Physiological Laboratory University of Cambridge
Next Saturday: Development, normal and abnormal

Contributors

Speaker:
R. G. Edwards

Es geht weiter
Everyday German by radio
A series of twenty lessons for listeners with a basic knowledge of the language
Lesson
Introduced by SABINE MICHAEL and DIETER GEISSLER
Last Monday's broadcast (Third Net.)
A booklet is available

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sabine Michael
Introduced By:
Dieter Geissler

† Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
The National Road Safety Advisory Council: SIR ALEX SAMELS , C.B.E., Adviser on Road Traffic to the Minister of Transporand Deputy Chairman of the Council, talks abouits aims and methods
Convention on Road Accidents ': a reporby RAYMOND BAXTER on the proceedings of the Institution of Municipal Engineers held in London this week
The Brighton Run: PAGREGORY of the R.A.C. talks aboutomorrow's commemoration run for veteran cars
Read conditions for the week ahead

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
Sir Alex Samels
Unknown:
Raymond Baxter

with Ken Dodd
JOHN LAURIE , PATRICIA HAYES
WALLAS EATON , PERCY EDWARDS
JUIDITH CHALMERS and THEMIGIL 5
DODDY'S DIDDY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MALCOLM LOCKYER
Scripwritten by Eddie Braben and Ken Dodd
Produced by BILL WORSLEY
Broadcason April 25 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Dodd
Unknown:
John Laurie
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Wallas Eaton
Unknown:
Percy Edwards
Unknown:
Juidith Chalmers
Conducted By:
Malcolm Lockyer
Unknown:
Eddie Braben
Unknown:
Ken Dodd
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

Sir John Rothenstein, Rector of the University of St. Andrews, writer, and former Director of the Tate Gallery discusses with Roy Plomley in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
(Extended version of last Monday's broadcast)

Contributors

Presenter/Devised by:
Roy Plomley
Castaway:
Sir John Rothenstein

The Furnace by Francis BretYoung and William Armstrong adapted for radio by MURIEL LEVY
Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH in the BBC's Midland studios
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Bretyoung
Unknown:
William Armstrong
Radio By:
Muriel Levy
Produced By:
Anthony Cornish
Rose Willis:
Kathleen H Hughes
Lilian Willis:
Jane Williams
Edward Willis:
Simon Lack
Walter Willis:
Anthony Woodruff
Celia Stafford:
Eileen Barry
Arnold Stafford:
John Hencher
Mr Muir:
Douglas Storm
Mr Stebbings:
George Woolley
Lord Henry Malpas:
Peter Stephens

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by REX PALMER
M.C. CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by Roger Eames
The dances: Waltz; On Leave Fox-trot; White Rose Tango; Sunny-side Saunter; Freesia Waltz; Crinoline Gavotte; Manhattan Blues

Contributors

Introduced By:
Rex Palmer
Produced By:
Roger Eames

VILEM TAUSKY conducts the BBC CONCERORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins in a programme of music for all the family with PATRICIA CLARK (soprano)
JOHN MITCHINSON (tenor)
SEMPRINI (piano) and THE GALA CHORUS
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY
Introduced by JOHN ROBERTS
Produced by Elizabeth Johnson
The programme includes music from La Traviata by Verdi, The Three-Cornered Haby Falla , and Gershwin's Rhapsodu in Blue.

Contributors

Leader:
Arthur Leavins
Soprano:
Patricia Clark
Tenor:
John Mitchinson
Directed By:
John McCarthy
Introduced By:
John Roberts
Produced By:
Elizabeth Johnson
Unknown:
Haby Falla

BrighShadow by J. B. Priestley adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Eric Anderson
Philip Bond , Barbara Mitchell Cosin order of speaking:
Produced by R. D. SMITH
Repeated: Monday, 3.15

Contributors

Unknown:
J. B. Priestley
Radio By:
Peggy Wells
Unknown:
Eric Anderson
Unknown:
Philip Bond
Unknown:
Barbara Mitchell
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Pamela Fotheringham:
Nicolette Bernard
Major Buttershaw:
Eric Anderson
Mrs Probus:
Vivienne Chatterton
Lesley Dereham:
Barbara Mitchell
Colonel Risborough:
Derek Birch
Peter Warton:
Phillp Bond
Ivor Kemp:
Antony Viccars
Douglas Barrow:
Patrick Newell

GAVIN MAXWELL , in Edinburgh. talking to MAGNUS MAGNUSSON abouhis autobiography The House of Elrig JOHN TERRAINE on Alister Horne 's The Fall of Paris
JOHN MOORE on the re-issue of Henry Williamson 's classic Tarka the Otter
ANTHONY HADEN-GUESon the life stories of Edith Piaf. Humphrey Bogart , and Flo Ziegfeld
Introduced by PETER BARKER
Produced by Joseph Hone

Contributors

Unknown:
Gavin Maxwell
Unknown:
Magnus Magnusson
Unknown:
Elrig John Terraine
Unknown:
Alister Horne
Unknown:
Henry Williamson
Unknown:
Anthony Haden-Gueson
Stories Of:
Edith Piaf.
Stories Of:
Humphrey Bogart
Introduced By:
Peter Barker
Produced By:
Joseph Hone

British Chamber Music played by Margaret Kitchin (piano) Ifor James (horn) Wilfrid Parry (piano)

Thirty-second of a weekly series ranging from Elgar to the present day.
(Second broadcast)

Contributors

Pianist:
Margaret Kitchin
Horn player:
Ifor James
Pianist:
Wilfrid Parry

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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