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H. MONTGOMERY HYDE , the Ulster writer, fell in love with Salzburg when he first saw it thirty years ago. In this talk he gives his impressions of the town and its music making

Contributors

Unknown:
H. Montgomery Hyde

Regional Variations (4)

Schools: Today and Yesterday: Your Own Writing

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Welsh Schools: Music. Notation and Song

BBC Home Service Welsh

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
Circus Master Extraordinary
For more than forty years
CYRIL BERTRAM MILLS has been intimately connected with the business of running a circus. Today he looks back on his colourful circus life and experiences in a conversation with Tony VAN DEN BERGH

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Bertram Mills
Unknown:
Tony van Den Bergh

Interpreting the New English Bible (ii)
FREDERICK BRADSHAW , producer of The Spoken Bible, discusses with ROBERT C. WALTON the interpretation of passages from the New English Bible, with illustrations read by actors
The Sixth Form series: The Christian Religion and 1 s Philosophy

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederick Bradshaw
Unknown:
Robert C. Walton

Regional Variations (2)

Llafar Gwiad: folk songs old and new

BBC Home Service Welsh

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Midlands: Round 5
London:
SIR DENIS BROGAN BARRY CARMAN
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE ; Midlands
David FRANKLIN
GEOFFREY JAGGARD
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Geoffrey Jaggard
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

In 1553 three ships set out from London to discover a north-east passage to the Far East. Only one. Chancellor's. came back. bringing proposals for Anglo-Russian trade.
Script based on Richard Hakluyt 's history Written by Zoe Bailey History Work Units series

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Hakluyt
Written By:
Zoe Bailey
on BBC Home Service Basic

with JOHN HOSIER
Concert of music heard earlier in the term, taken from
Violin Sonata (Franck)
L'Arlésienne (Bizet)
Normandie (Milhaud)
Variations on a Nursery Theme
(Mozart)
Adventures in Music series

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hosier

Oxford v. Cambridge
Commentary on the second half of this afternoon's match by ROBERT HUDSON and ALAN GIBSON
With summaries and comments by JOHN KENDALL-CARPENTER From Twickenham

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hudson
Unknown:
Alan Gibson

by Mary Renault adapted as a serial for radio in eight episodes by CEDRIC MESSINA with Keith Michell as Theseus
Ten years have passed since the death of Hippolyta-and Theseus. married now to Phaedra, has brought her and their young son Akamas from Crete to Athens. Despite her jealousy of her husband's natural son Hippolytos, the Queen has shown that she is not indifferent to the young man.
EPISODE 8
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Renault
Unknown:
Cedric Messina
Unknown:
Keith Michell
Produced By:
Archie Campbell

A magazine of interest to aU with older listeners specialty in mind, including:
Music is our Bond: DAVID
SQUIBB meets members of one of Britain's leading orchestras, the LONDON PHILHARMONIC
Alan Melville reflects
Silver Lining: Recollections of Canon W. H. Elliott and his League of Prayer and Service, by THE REV. F. W. BARR
Your Letters
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown:
Canon W. H. Elliott
Unknown:
Rev. F. W. Barr
Introduced By:
Steve Race

Regional Variations (3)

Wit ni Ditectif: Serial story-3

BBC Home Service Welsh

Story Time: ' New Brooms Sweep Clean ' by Michael Eider

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Heroes by Charles Kingsley
Three readings arranged by RAYNER HEPPENSTALL
2: Jason and the Argonauts
Read by MICHAEL MCCLAIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Kingsley
Read By:
Michael McClain

Regional Variations (7)

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

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Scotland Yard Calling-Feminine Focus —Sport
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness
on BBC Home Service Basic

played for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER with PEPPINO PRINCIPE (accordion)
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Leader:
James Hutcheon
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
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)

Llais 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
See facing page

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 POST
† KENNETH KENDALL 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:
Kenneth Kendall

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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