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Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis, Alan Connell and Ralph Wightman.
Question-Master, Derek Jones

(Shortened version of Sunday's broadcast)

Contributors

Panellist:
Eric Hobbis
Panellist:
Alan Connell
Panellist:
Ralph Wightman
Question-Master:
Derek Jones
on BBC Home Service Basic

The fawn is fired with ambition and Dagobert the dachshund finds a home.
Songs:
The fawn; The log cabin
Introduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written by William Murphy

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Huw Davies
Written By:
William Murphy

Regional Variations (3)

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

Ar Lin Mam: for vounger listeners

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

LEIGH CRUTCHLEY reads
The Funeral by NOEL BLAKISTON
' Kitty's friends had come In force, not only from the neighbourhood. but from London, to mourn (or celebrate?) the passing of Jack Fordes ...'

Contributors

Unknown:
Noel Blakiston
Unknown:
Jack Fordes

The Aquarium on Platform Two by Peter Preston with Patricia Leventon and David Spenser
The train is delayed on platform two at Sarampur in India. Inside the first class carriages life is ordered, air-conditioned, insulated -outside on the platform it is turbulent, hot and hungry. Panes of glass separate these two worlds -but glass can easily be broken.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Eva Haddon and Wilfrid Carter
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Preston
Unknown:
Patricia Leventon
Unknown:
David Spenser
Played By:
Eva Haddon
Produced By:
John Tydeman
Judith Barnes:
Nicolette Bernard
Vernon Barnes:
James Thomason
Sheila Barnes:
Patricia Leventon
Gupta:
Garard Green
Vijay:
David Spenser
Coolie:
Douglas Hankin
Train Attendant:
Hector Ross
Station Bearer:
Preston Lockwood
on BBC Home Service Basic

from the Cathedral Church of St. Mary (Scottish Episcopal), Edinburgh
Versicles and Responses,
(Gibbons-Barnard)
Psalm 119, vv. 1-32
Lessons: Ecclesiastes 5
Acts 24, v. 24 to 25, v. 12 Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Sumsion in G)
The Lord's Prayer
Anthem: Sing we merrily
(Rimmer)
Organist and Master of Choristers, DENNIS TOWNHILL
Assistant Organist, George Hay

Contributors

Organist:
George Hay

It wasn'all right on the night (2) ... : DAVID FRANKLIN recalls the fiasco on the first night of Madam Butterfly at La Scala, Milan
The Wheelwright's Shop:
David BUCKMAN talks about George Sturt , the Surrey writer, with illustrations read by MICHAEL MCCLAIN
Pilgrim Heritage : tomorrow is
American Thanksgiving Day. PROFESSOR FRANKLYN B. Wick -WIRE of the University of Massachusetts, talks about the origins of some of its traditions
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
David Franklin
Talks:
David Buckman
Unknown:
George Sturt
Read By:
Michael McClain
Read By:
Pilgrim Heritage
Unknown:
Professor Franklyn B. Wick
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
on BBC Home Service Basic

Mr. Lucton's Freedom by Francis Brett Young adapted for radio by MURIEL LEVY
1: Tycoon's Disaster
In which Mr. Lucton breaks out of his confining surroundings.
Other parts played by Arthur R. Webb and Chrys Salt
Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH in the BBC Midland Studios

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Brett Young
Radio By:
Muriel Levy
Played By:
Arthur R. Webb
Produced By:
Anthony Cornish
Owen Lucton:
Derek Smith
Miss Jenkins:
Eileen Barry
Leith Lucton:
Jeremy Mason
Muriel Lucton:
Peggy Reynolds
Mr Flower:
Jack Butcher
Mr Hogget:
Leslie Dunn
Fowler:
George Woolley

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish
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

London v. Midlands: Round 3
London:
SIR DENIS BROGAN , BARRY CARMAN
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Midlands: David FRANKLIN GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Quiz-master, Roy PLOMLEY
Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
on BBC Home Service Basic

Part 2
A Colour Symphony
Given before an invited audience in BBC Studio 1. Maida Vale. London. Requests for tickets for future concerts may be sent to [address removed]. enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

A consideration of spy fiction and its relation to fact
Written and narrated by RICHARD USBORNE Readers, JOHN JUSTIN and FRANK DUNCAN
Produced by CHRISTOPHER SYKES
Valentine Dyall is In 'Son of Oblomov' at the Comedy Theatre. London

Contributors

Readers:
Richard Usborne
Readers:
John Justin
Readers:
Frank Duncan
Produced By:
Christopher Sykes
Produced By:
Valentine Dyall
General Hannay:
Valentine Dyall
Mary Lamington:
Joan Hart
Head of the Secret Service:
Eric Lugg
D:
Preston Lockwood
Rose:
Ann Morrish
James Bond:
John Carson
Bond's girl:
Pauline Wynn
The Hairless Mexican:
Norman Shelley
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
WALTER JAMES introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
Walter James

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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