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The Body by William Sansom
Adapted by C. GORDON GLOVER with Marjorie Westbury
Alan Haines , Leigh Crutchley
An extroverted neighbour with a jolly crowd in the local pub bring perplexity and trouble to a suburban household.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Anna Burden , Cécile Chevreau and Patricia Leventon
Produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
William Sansom
Adapted By:
C. Gordon Glover
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Unknown:
Alan Haines
Unknown:
Leigh Crutchley
Played By:
Anna Burden
Played By:
Patricia Leventon
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Narrator:
Ian Lubbock
Madge:
Marjorie Westbury
Henry:
Alan Haines
Charlie Diver:
Leigh Crutchley
The Voices:
Arthur Lawrence
The Voices:
Douglas Hankin
Norma:
Julia Hand
Dickie:
John Dearth
Richard:
Garard Green
Mrs Lawlor:
Valerie Taylor
Bradford:
Walter Fitzgerald

The Passion and Death of Jesus Christ in music and liturgy
Introduced by JOHN HOBAN with music recorded at St. Etheldreda's
Roman Catholic Church, Ely Place, London
THE ST. GABRIEL SINGERS Director, JOHN HOBAN
Reader, CHRISTOPHER JONES

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Hoban
Reader:
John Hoban
Reader:
Christopher Jones

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Handel Slept Here: COLIN Gib
SON, with the help of records, looks back to Handel's early visits to England
Here is Home: JANET HITCHMAN recalls a theatrical boarding-house during the war
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Gib
Unknown:
Janet Hitchman
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Micah Clarke by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dramatised as a seven-part serial by JOHN HALR with Patrick Troughton and Brian Jackson
3: A Scrap of Paper
The rebels in a fight for their lives.... a welcome at Taunton ... Monmouth's council of war, where a threat of disaster intrudes.
Produced by BRANDON ACTON-BOND in the BBC's Bristol studios

Contributors

Unknown:
Micah Clarke
Unknown:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown:
John Halr
Unknown:
Patrick Troughton
Unknown:
Brian Jackson
Produced By:
Brandon Acton-Bond
Decimus Saxon:
Patrick Troughton
Joshua Pettigrue:
John Smith
Micah Clarke:
Brian Jackson
Reuben Lockarby:
David Jackson
Sir Gervase Jerome:
Hubert Rees
Will Tetheridge:
John Cater
Stephen Timewell:
Edgar Harrison
Ruth Timewell:
Jacqueline Rose
John Derrick:
Geoffrey Matthews
Duke of Monmouth:
Brian Spink

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

News and election report

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Scotland Yard Calling-Football with the non-Leaguers — MICHAEL BROOKE looks at listeners' letters in Postscript
Introduced by Tim GUDGIN Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Brooke
Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin

Five-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland
Round 1
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON BARRY CARMAN
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE Scotland:
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey
Tuesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ayrton
Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
Sir James Fergusson
Unknown:
Jack House
Unknown:
Patrick Harvey
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

Regional Variations (3)

Association Football: Wales v. Ireland

BBC Home Service Welsh

As Welsh

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Moura Lympany (piano)
Elaine Blighton (soprano)
Marjorie Thomas (contralto) Alexander Young (tenor) Don Garrard (bass)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
BBC Symphony Orchestra Led by Trevor Williams Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
From the Royal Festival Hall, London
Part 1
Don Garrard broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Piano:
Moura Lympany
Soprano:
Elaine Blighton
Contralto:
Marjorie Thomas
Tenor:
Alexander Young
Bass:
Don Garrard
Conducted By:
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Unknown:
Don Garrard

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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