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From Our Own Correspondent

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A weekly review of the agricultural scene
This week the On Your Farm team takes the pulse of farming in Buckinghamshire
Arranged and introduced by Anthony Parkin
Repeated: Wednesday at 12.25 in the Midland Home Service

Contributors

Introduced By:
Anthony Parkin

Regional Variations (4)

Week in the North

BBC Home Service North

Changes in the South and West during the next ten years. 7: The Blackboard Dilemma

BBC Home Service South and West

From Our Own Correspondcnt

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by Roy Hay
Therapy through Horticulture: ALICE BURLINGAME talks about her work with the mentally and physically handicapped
The Week's Work: suggestions from GEORGE GILLARD
Post-Bag: points from listeners' letters
Gifts for Gardeners: JACK CARVER suggests some Christmas presents
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Hay
Talks:
Alice Burlingame
Unknown:
George Gillard
Unknown:
Jack Carver
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (3)

Your M.P. at Westminster!

BBC Home Service Midland

The West at Westminstcr

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

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.
3: Test-tube embryos by D. A. T. NEW
Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge
Next Saturday: Genetic Advice

Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
Motorway Fog: JOHN Gott , Chief Constable of Northamptonshire, and COMMANDER N. RADFORD of the Metropolitan Police Traffic Department discuss driving techniques and behaviour
Styling and Safety: WILLIAM L. MITCHELL , Vice-President of General Motors of America, talks to BILL HARTLEY
French Autoroutes: DONALD MILNER talks about French motorways
Road conditions for the week ahead

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Unknown:
John Gott
Unknown:
Commander N. Radford
Unknown:
William L. Mitchell
Talks:
Donald Milner

with Ken Dodd
JOHN LAURIE , PATRICIA HAYES
ALAN CURTIS , JUDITH CHALMERS and THE SEARCHERS
DODDY'S DIDDY ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MALCOLM LOCKYER
Script written by Eddie Braben and Ken Dodd
Produced by BILL WORSLEY
Broadcast on May 9 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Dodd
Unknown:
John Laurie
Unknown:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Alan Curtis
Unknown:
Judith Chalmers
Conducted By:
Malcolm Lockyer
Written By:
Eddie Braben
Written By:
Ken Dodd
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

Regional Variations (2)

Record requests for hospital patients

BBC Home Service Midland

Sir Robert Mayer patron of music and philanthropist discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman Extended version of last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Robert Mayer
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Monica Chapman

A Place to Stand
A play for radio by Joseph Green with Carleton Hobbs and David March
The action of the play takes place in and around the laboratories of the Institute of the Brain. Dr. Tom Davies and Dr. Neil Hutchi son are working together on a research project but Davies does not see eye-to-eye with Dr. Saunders, his immediate chief, and the conflict builds up between them....
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Henry Stamper and Patricia Gallimore
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON

Contributors

Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
Dr. Tom Davies
Unknown:
Dr. Neil Hutchi
Played By:
Henry Stamper
Played By:
Patricia Gallimore
Produced By:
Audrey Cameron
Dr Tom Davies, a scientist:
Michael Kilgarriff
Georgina, a technician:
Joan Matheson
Dr Neil Hutchison, a scientist:
Brian Hewlett
Dr Saunders, a scientist:
David March
Anne, a librarian:
Patricia Gallimore
Professor Hubble, Head of theInstitute:
Carleton Hobbs

HARRY DAVIDSON
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Introduced by REX PALMER
Master of Ceremonies, CHARLES CRATHORN
Produced by Roger Eames
The dances: Veleta; Military Two-step; Victorian Gavotte; Balmoral Tango; Sherrie Saunter ; Fifth figure of the Dancing Lancers; Quickstep

Contributors

Introduced By:
Rex Palmer
Produced By:
Roger Eames
Unknown:
Sherrie Saunter

VILEM TAUSKY conducts the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins in a programme of music for all the family with MADGE STEPHENS (soprano) DONALD PILLEY (tenor)
GERVASE DE PEYER (clarinet) and THE GALA CHORUS
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY
Introduced by JOHN ROBERTS
Produced by Elizabeth Johnson
The programme includes music from The Gypsy Princess by Kalman, Raymonda by Glazunov, and Alia Polacca from the Concerto No. 2 in E flat by Weber
Donald Pilley broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Co.

Contributors

Leader:
Arthur Leavins
Soprano:
Madge Stephens
Directed By:
John McCarthy
Introduced By:
John Roberts
Produced By:
Elizabeth Johnson
Produced By:
Alia Polacca
Unknown:
Donald Pilley

Poison Pen by Richard Llewellyn adapted for radio by GETHYN STOODLEY THOMAS with Hamlyn Benson and Betty Huntley-Wright
Produced by HERBERT DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Llewellyn
Unknown:
Gethyn Stoodley Thomas
Unknown:
Hamlyn Benson
Unknown:
Betty Huntley-Wright
Produced By:
Herbert Davies
The Rev John Rainrider:
Hamlyn Benson
Phryne Rainrider, his sister:
Betty Huntley-Wright
Rose Rainrider, his daughter:
Elizabeth Proud
Malcolm McCleod:
Michael McClain
Mrs Jenkins:
Emily Davies
Richards:
Ieuan Rhys Williams
Col Cashelton:
Ivor Maddox
Mrs Cashelton:
Lorna Davies
Inspector Davies:
Ray Smith
Mr Fullergrave:
Basil Jones
Sam Harris:
Emrys Cleaver
Len Griffin:
Ray Handy
Connie Jones:
Annest Wiliam
Mrs Reynolds:
Dilys Davies
Mrs Evans:
Madge Jones

David DAICHES on two collections of essays by William Golding and Colin Wilson
PETER QUENNELL on the new biography of Balzac by Andre Maurois
ADRIAN MITCHELL talking to GEORGE MELLY about his autobiography, Owning Up
WILFRED DE'ATH on Tony Parker 's investigation, Five Women
TERRY COLEMAN on The Trans-Siberian Railway and two other railway books
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES
Produced by Joseph Hone

Contributors

Unknown:
David Daiches
Unknown:
William Golding
Unknown:
Colin Wilson
Unknown:
Peter Quennell
Unknown:
Andre Maurois
Unknown:
Adrian Mitchell
Unknown:
George Melly
Unknown:
Tony Parker
Unknown:
Terry Coleman
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes
Produced By:
Joseph Hone
on BBC Home Service Basic

British Chamber Music played by SARAH FRANCIS (oboe)
MICHAEL GOUGH-MATTHEWS (piano)
VICTOR MANTON (viola)
PAUL HAMBURGER (piano)
Thirty-fourth of a weekly series ranging from Elgar to the present day

Contributors

Oboe:
Sarah Francis
Viola:
Victor Manton

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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