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Regional Variations (2)

Service for Primary Schools

BBC Home Service Scottish

for Primary Schools
Introductory music
9.35 THE SERVICE
Heavenly Father, may thy blessing (Tune, Pleading Saviour-S.P. 516)
Story: Children in the Marke
Place. 8: The Synagogue
The Prayer of Dedication
0 Jesus, I have promised
(Tune, Thornbury-S.P. 255)
Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

on BBC Home Service Basic

A portraiof John Lindley the famous botanist, who died a hundred years ago this month
† by WILLIAM GARDENER
'He raised horticulture from the condition of an empirical arto thaof a developed science.' was the commenon John Lindley by the Presidenof the Royal Horticultural Society. Lindley, a Norfolk man, became Secretary of the Horticultural Society of London-later the Royal Horticultural Society-and Professor of Botany aUniversity College, London.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Lindley
Unknown:
John Lindley

Regional Variations (4)

Welsh Schools: music. notation and song

BBC Home Service Welsh

Schools: Today and Yesterday. Shipbuilding in Belfast—The Early Years p.m.

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Schools: Scotland In the Modern World

BBC Home Service Scottish

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life
Women of the Boardroom
ANNE YORKE, Chairman of Yorke Brothers Ltd., ENID CHANELLE, Chairman of Chanelle Ltd., and VALERIE LEEPER, a Director of London and Provincial Laundries Ltd., three women who have got to the top, talk to Neil Crichton-Miller about how they have done it.

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Yorke
Unknown:
Enid Chanelle
Unknown:
Valerie Leeper
Unknown:
Neil Crichton-Miller

Regional Variations (3)

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

At the Luscombes' by Denis Constanduros

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Travels and Adventure
GILBERPHELPS 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:

BBC Home Service Welsh

A series of five-round contests between
London and the Regions
London v. Midlands
Round I
London:
SIR DENIS BROGAN BARRY CARMAN
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Midlands :
DAVID FRANKLIN
GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Repeated: Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Lionel Hale Midlands
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey
on BBC Home Service Basic

Tyndale, a scholar of Henry VIII 's time, was inspired to translate the Bible into whawas to him modern English. This broughhim exile, persecution, and death athe stake, buhis translations have become immortal.
Written by Jane Oliver History Work Units series

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Viii
Written By:
Jane Oliver

by Mary Renault adapted as a serial for radio in eight episodes by CEDRIC MESSINA with Keith Michell as Theseus
EPISODE 4
Theseus, King of Athens, about to sail for Crete, has been persuaded by his friend Pirithoos to embark instead on a warlike expedition. Together they sail north towards the Hellespont.
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

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

A magazine of interesto all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
A crafthawill endure ...
BERNARD PRICE looks athe work of the present-day stone-mason-particularly in restorIng Chichester Cathedral
Alan Melville renects
Silver Lining: Second of three talks by MARY STOCKS abouMrs. Gaskell, the novelist, who died a hundred years ago this month. 2: The parson's wife
Your Letters
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Regional Variations (3)

Story Time: Musical Chairs ' by Michael Elder

BBC Home Service Scottish

Ceinion Cerdd: illustrated music talk

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
6:Sailing Round Cape Hornas told by R. H. DANA in his book
Two Years before the Mas
Read by PETER MARINKER

Contributors

Unknown:
Terence Tiller
Told By:
R. H. Dana
Read By:
Peter Marinker

Regional Variations (6)

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

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

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Parker
on BBC Home Service Basic

played for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBER VINTER with THE JOHNNY PATRICK QUARTE
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Leader:
James Hutcheon
Conductor:
Gilber Vinter
Unknown:
Johnny Patrick
Introduced By:
John Hobday
on BBC Home Service Basic

Midland Region's popular panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

Regional Variations (2)

Liais y Lienor: literary magazine

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 Hindell

Contributors

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

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POS
† WILLIAM HARDCASTLE introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to refleclisteners' own views on currentopics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
William Hardcastle

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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