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The Motor Car
During the past seventy-five years the motor car has changed the pace at which we live, the planning of our cities, and the pattern of our holidays
DEREK JEWELL finds out how this happened and looks to the future
† Produced by Steve Allen

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jewell
Produced By:
Steve Allen

Regional Variations (2)

Llafar Gwlad: folk songs old and new

BBC Home Service Welsh

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. The West
Round
London:
BARRY CARMAN , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
The West:
VIVIAN OGILVIE. VINCENT WAITE
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
Vivian Ogilvie.
Unknown:
Vincent Waite
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

A Correspondence with ' Let those who may complain that it was all on paper remember that only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth. knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.' G.B.S.
Adapted from
Ellen Terry and Bernard Shaw —a Correspondence
Edited by CHRISTOPHER ST JOHN .
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS
† Broadcast on October 19

Contributors

Unknown:
Ellen Terry
Unknown:
Bernard Shaw
Edited By:
Christopher St John
Produced By:
Joe Burroughs
Ellen Terry:
Flora Robson
Bernard Shaw:
Denys Hawthorne
Narrator,:
David March

A play for radio based on the novel bv CHARLES DICKENS in ten parts by HOWARD AGG
Mr. Boffin offered £ 10.000 reward to anyone who could find John Harmon 's murderer. Roger Rider-hood came forward and accused Jesse Hexam of the murder-but too late—Jesse Hexam 's body was found in the Thames.
3: Shades of the Past
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
John Harmon
Unknown:
Jesse Hexam
Unknown:
Jesse Hexam
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind. including:
† Children's Theatre:
ANNE GREGG talks to CARYL JRNNER , director of the Unicorn Theatre for Children
Silver Lining: On the 900th anniversary of Westminster Abbey, CANON EDWARD CARPENTER talks about ' personality-the -Abbey's and yours' tHigh Days and Holidays:
JACK SINGLETON reviews the recent competition for listeners
Your Letters
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks:
Anne Gregg
Unknown:
Caryl Jrnner
Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

Regional Variations (3)

Lloffion

BBC Home Service Welsh

'All the Fun of the

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Gate of the Year
Stories, verse, and music for Christmas and the New Year chosen and arranged by David Davis
2: The Twelve Days of Christmas
Readers,
MICHAEL KILGARRIFF
CÉCILE CHEVREAU, EVA HADDON

Contributors

Arranged By:
David Davis

Regional Variations (6)

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News. News in Wetsh

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

.Today's news and the stories behind the news - Scotland Yard Calling-Feminine Focus - Sport - South-East Scrapbook, January-June 1965
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Regional Variations (2)

Song Spot : the vocal scene in the South and West

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

played for you by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutchéon † Conductor, GILRERT VINTER with ROSEMARY BRETT DAVIES and MARIE COOPER (two pianos)
Introduced by JOHN HOBDAY

Contributors

Conductor:
Gilrert Vinter
Unknown:
Rosemary Brett Davies
Unknown:
Marie Cooper
Introduced By:
John Hobday

Introduced by NORMAN FULTON
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
Recorded before an invited audience in the Public Hall, Haslingden

Contributors

Introduced By:
Norman Fulton
Leader:
Reginald Stead
Conducted By:
Stanford Robinson
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
† Recorded before an invited audience at the Commonwealth Institute. London

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

Discussion on Bingo in the North

BBC Home Service North

From the BBC Sound Archives
Sir Julian Huxley introduces a selection of the recorded voices of his acquaintance
Including:
ALDOUS HUXLEY
WALTER ELLIOT , LUDWIG KOCH
COMMANDER A. B. CAMPBELL
Produced by Denys Gueroult

Contributors

Introduces:
Sir Julian Huxley
Unknown:
Aldous Huxley
Unknown:
Walter Elliot
Unknown:
Ludwig Koch
Unknown:
A. B. Campbell
Produced By:
Denys Gueroult

Regional Variations (2)

Y Lienor yn Ewrop:

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.

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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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More