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A programme about children reading
Written and narrated by STEPHEN GRENFELL
The current revolution In the methods and techniques of teaching small children to read includes the use of ' the talking typewriter,' the Initial Teaching Alphabet, and the work of an American educationist, Glenn Doman , in teaching babies only a year old to read words.
Produced by ALAN BURGESS

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Grenfell
Unknown:
Glenn Doman
Produced By:
Alan Burgess

Chairman,
PHILIP HOPE-WALLACE
Theatre: HAROLD HOBSON
Broadcasting: IAIN HAMILTON Book: CHRISTINE BROOKE-ROSE Art: GEORGE MELLY
Film: DEREK PROUSE
Producer, Carl Wildman
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Hobson
Unknown:
George Melly
Producer:
Carl Wildman

A programme of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind including:
Turning Points: JOHN ELLISON talks to SIR DONALD WOLFIT
A Slight Twist of the Wrist:
MICHAEL BARSLEY describes the consequences of a slip on the ice on Wimbledon Common
Jacob's Ladder: a chance to play the organ for a funeral brought joy and peace to a pensioner. A personal story by JOHN HOLLOWAY read by BRUCE BEEBY
Your Letters
You asked us to play.... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Sir Donald Wolfit
Unknown:
Michael Barsley
Story By:
John Holloway
Read By:
Bruce Beeby
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Farewell to
The Western Isles
A story of the island of Mull abridged from the book by CAMPBELL K. FINLAY
3: A Killer Killed
The hunt for the killer dogs is successful, but Uncle Donald's disappearance increases John's worries.
Readers,
BRYDEN MURDOCH , STUART HENRY and MARY RIGGANS
Produced by IAN WISHART

Contributors

Book By:
Campbell K. Finlay
Readers:
Bryden Murdoch
Readers:
Stuart Henry
Produced By:
Ian Wishart

An enquiry for the record by D. G. Bridson
2: What the Scrolls Contain
The second of three programmes telling the story of the discovery and significance of the Scrolls that are still being discovered in the caves above the Dead Sea
It includes translations of key and controversial passages from the texts, and explains why they are so important to our true understanding of the history and religious beliefs of Judaism and EarlY Christianity.
A revised version of the programme broadcast tn 1957

Contributors

Unknown:
D. G. Bridson

Presenter:
HARDIMAN SCOTT
BBC Political Correspondent
Trend Analysis: MICHAEL SHIELDS Chairman of National Opinion Polls
Computer Forecasts: DAVID WILSON at the IBM Data Centre
Political Analysis: ANTHONY KING
Senior Lecturer in Government. University of Essex and EDWARD RAYNER of the BBC's Political Staff
Newsreaders:
Robin Holmes and JOHN SPURLING
Outside broadcast microphones are at each main Party H.Q. and in more than forty constituencies

Contributors

Unknown:
Hardiman Scott
Unknown:
Michael Shields
Unknown:
David Wilson
Unknown:
Anthony King
Unknown:
Edward Rayner
Unknown:
Robin Holmes
Unknown:
John Spurling

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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