Programme Index

Discover 9,872,155 listings and 221,125 playable programmes from the BBC

on BBC Home Service Basic

Programme 3: The journey from Leningrad to Moscow
Written by Peter and Natasha Norman
made In Moscow by courtesy of the State Committee for Radio and Television

Contributors

Unknown:
Natasha Norman

Regional Variations (4)

Schools: Today and Yesterday: People from the Past-The Dealingman

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
Two from a Town
Lord Snow, C.B.E., Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Technology, novelist and scientist, and Roger Manvell , biographer and writer on the arts, talk about their native city Leicester, their early lives and ambitions, and their subsequent careers, to ROBERT GLADWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Manvell
Unknown:
Robert Gladwell

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 North
Round 3
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON
SIR DENIS BROGAN
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
The North:
DENNIS CHAPMAN , BILL GRUNDY
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ayrton
Unknown:
Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
Dennis Chapman
Unknown:
Bill Grundy
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey
on BBC Home Service Basic

The dramatic story of Lord Shaftesbury's long struggle to persuade Parliament to stop child labour in the mills and mines and of the opposition he met from Free Traders.
Written by Margaret J. Miller
History Work Units series

Contributors

Written By:
Margaret J. Miller
on BBC Home Service Basic

A play for radio based on the novel by Charles Dickens in ten parts by Howard Agg
Silas WeKK found a recent will, signed by John Harmon. leaving the Mounds to the Crown. Bella Wilfer , horrified at Mr. Boffin's treatment of John Rokesmith , left the Boffins and returned to her family.
8: Along the River
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Novel By:
Charles Dickens
Unknown:
John Harmon.
Unknown:
Bella Wilfer
Unknown:
John Rokesmith
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster

The Really Open Road:
NIGEL Murphy looks back to the early days of motoring, with the help of residents at Lynwood, a centre run by the Motor and Cycle Trades Benevolent Fund
Alan Melville reflects
Silver Lining: LORD SOPER discusses this statement: ' I have many needs, but God doesn'seem to be one of them '
Relax with Macdonald Wallace
Your Letters
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Murphy
Unknown:
MacDonald Wallace
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Regional Variations (3)

Story Time: ' It Takes All Types ' by Michael Elder

BBC Home Service Scottish

Drwy Dd*r a Than; serial story-5

BBC Home Service Welsh

Six stories about animals
4: Bumblefoot by HUMPHREY JORDAN
Read by ARTHUR LAWRENCE
Bumblefoot got his name because of an injury to his foot while he was being 'broken in' by his cruel owner. But like all elephants, he had a good memory and he was prepared to wait for his revenge.

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Jordan
Read By:
Arthur Lawrence

Regional Variations (7)

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Today's news and the stories behind the news ā€” Scotland Yard Calling-Feminine Focus -Sport
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Parker
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by NORMAN FULTON
PETER WALLFISCH (piano)
BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA
Led by Granville Casey
Conductor, JAMES LOUGHRAN
Given before an invited audience in Studio One, Glasgow. Tickets may be obtained on application to [address removed]. enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.
Next Tuesday: BBC Welsh Orchestra, conducted by Alberto Bolet ; introduced by Norman Fulton

Contributors

Introduced By:
Norman Fulton
Piano:
Peter Wallfisch
Conductor:
Granville Casey
Conductor:
James Loughran
Conducted By:
Alberto Bolet
Introduced By:
Norman Fulton

Regional Variations (2)

Club Quiz: The Green Stars Club v. The British Legion, Port Talbott

BBC Home Service Welsh

PETER DUVAL SMITH introduces a selection of news about current books and talks to ALAN MOOREHEAD about his book The Fatal Impact, the story of Captain Cook and the Invasion of the South Pacific
JOHN RAYMOND on Edmund Wilson
WALTER ALLEN on a selection of recent fiction, including Graham Greene 's The Comedians
LEWIS NKOSI on African literature and Chinua Achebe's new Nigerian novel, A Man oj the People
Produced by Joseph Hone

Contributors

Introduces:
Peter Duval Smith
Unknown:
Alan Moorehead
Unknown:
John Raymond
Unknown:
Edmund Wilson
Unknown:
Walter Allen
Unknown:
Graham Greene
Produced By:
Joseph Hone
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
Unknown:
Jack Longland

Regional Variations (3)

Llais y Llenor: literary magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

Feature on the explosives factory at Ardeer

BBC Home Service Scottish
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 POST
ā€  GILES PLAYFAIR 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:
Giles Playfair
on BBC Home Service Basic

Byrd Jhon come kisse me now
The Mayden's Songe Pavana: Bray
11.31' Prelude and Fantasia
Walsingham Variations played by JOHN BECKETT (harpsichord)

Contributors

Unknown:
Byrd Jhon
Harpsichord:
John Beckett

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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