Programme Index

Discover 9,974,172 listings and 226,878 playable programmes from the BBC

on BBC Home Service Basic

All creatures of our God and King (Part 1: Tune, Lasst uns erfreuen-C.H. 13)
Story: Signs of Life. 1: Water and bread
The Prayer of Thanksgiving
All creatures of our God and King (Part 2)
Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

on BBC Home Service Basic

Programme 7: Shopping Written by Peter Norman and Natasha Norman
made in Moscow by courtesy of the State Committee for Radio and Television

Contributors

Written By:
Peter Norman
Written By:
Natasha Norman

Regional Variations (3)

Schools: Today and Yesterday: Out and About

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

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
Thus shall you go to the stars
(VIRGIL'S AENEID)
Sir Bernard Lovell
Professor of Radio Astronomy. Manchester University and Director of the Jodrell Bank Experimental Station talks to DEREK PARKER about his life and his work for furthering our knowledge of the universe

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Bernard Lovell
Unknown:
Derek Parker

Regional Variations (3)

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

' At the Luscombes ' by Denis Constanduros

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

about
Marion Coakes
Ladies' World Show Jumping Champion and Peter Cadbury
Managing Director of the Keith Prowse ticket aKency with four teenagers putting the questions
In the chair, PETER HAIGH
Produced by David O'Clee

Contributors

Unknown:
Marion Coakes
Unknown:
Peter Cadbury
Unknown:
Keith Prowse
Unknown:
Peter Haigh
Produced By:
David O'Clee

Regional Variations (2)

Llafar Gwlad: folk songs old and new

BBC Home Service Welsh

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Northern Ireland
ROUND 2 London:
SIR Denis BROGAN CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
Northern Ireland: JAMES BOYCE
RONALD GREEN
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Repeated: Wednesday, 7.30 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Denis Brogan
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey
on BBC Home Service Basic

What Sir Philip Sidney achieved in his short life was universally admired by the Elizabethans and by European Protestants. He was a scholar, poet, statesman, and soldier. This programme discusses the reasons for his fame.
Written and broadcast by MARGARET J. MILLER
History Work Units series

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Philip Sidney
Unknown:
Margaret J. Miller

* from Wales on St. David's
Day
* including:
Bangor to Bulawayo:
ANGUS McDERMID , BBC West Africa Correspondent, talks to DAVID MILES BOARD
' Wales, England wed ': EDNY-
FED HUDSON DAVIES investigates the pleasures and problems of marrying into a Welsh family
Welshmen round the world:
Alun WILLIAMS recalls some of his journeys
Nanteos and the Holy Grail:
LINDSAY EVANS recounts a strange legend
Introduced by PHILIP PHILLIPS

Contributors

Unknown:
Angus McDermid
Unknown:
Hudson Davies
Unknown:
Alun Williams
Unknown:
Lindsay Evans
Introduced By:
Philip Phillips

Regional Variations (3)

Story Time: ' The Black Neck Gang ' by Michael Elder

BBC Home Service Scottish

Lie Mae'r Gog Gynara'l Thon .. visit to Anglesey

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Best of Mark Twain
Readings from the author's works selected and arranged for broadcasting by Howard Jones 2: Tom Sawyer 's Schooldays from the novel Tom Sawyer
Read by EDDIE MATTHEWS

Contributors

Broadcasting By:
Howard Jones
Broadcasting By:
Tom Sawyer
Unknown:
Tom Sawyer
Read By:
Eddie Matthews

Regional Variations (7)

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

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-Scotland Yard Calling-School Report: education in action in the South-East-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 this evening by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER with THE HAROLD Rich QUARTET
Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN

Contributors

Leader:
James Hutcheon
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Unknown:
Harold Rich
Introduced By:
Bryan Martin
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by IAN KEMP BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA Led by Esme Haynes
Conducted by GRAHAM TREACHER
Given before an invited audience in Studio One, Glasgow. Tickets may be obtained on application to [address removed], enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ian Kemp
Unknown:
Esme Haynes
Conducted By:
Graham Treacher

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh Annual Lecture by Hannap Grisewood

BBC Home Service Welsh

KENNETH ALLSOP introduces a selection of news about current books and talks to BARBARA TUCHMAN about her book The Proud Tower, a portrait of the world before the war: 1890-1914
BRIAN GLANVILLE on spies: Sorge and Wennerstrom GEORGE MELLY : 'But will it sell? '-some reflections on American materialism
CHARLES OSBORNE on recent fiction
Produced by Joseph Hone

Contributors

Introduces:
Kenneth Allsop
Unknown:
Barbara Tuchman
Unknown:
Brian Glanville
Unknown:
Wennerstrom George Melly
Unknown:
Charles Osborne
Produced By:
Joseph Hone
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
WALTER TAPLIN 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 especially welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
Walter Taplin

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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