Programme Index

Discover 9,909,104 listings and 222,860 playable programmes from the BBC

on BBC Home Service Basic

Election Special
With two-thirds of the results in, how do the Parties stand?
Which will form the next Governmentf
Today brings you a full breakfast time round-up of overnight actuality, expert analysis of results so far, national and international reaction, and computer predictions for key results still to come, with the eventual overall majority
Introduced by JACK de MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
on BBC Home Service Basic

Playing the Fool
JIMMY JACOBS and GORDON SNELL investigate the art of humour with the help of the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by Sheila Anderson

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Jacobs
Unknown:
Gordon Snell
Produced By:
Sheila Anderson
on BBC Home Service Basic

GALE PEDRICK makes a personal selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC radio and television during the past seven days
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Extended version: Sun., 11.15 a.m.

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Ellison
on BBC Home Service Basic

by Somerset Maugham dramatised by HOWARD AGG with Raymond Huntley
Barbara Mitchell , Kenneth Hyde An author unearths some disconcerting facts while preparing the biography of a famous novelist.
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Broadcast on January 27, 1964

Contributors

Dramatised By:
Howard Agg
Unknown:
Raymond Huntley
Unknown:
Barbara Mitchell
Unknown:
Kenneth Hyde
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Ashenden:
Raymond Huntley
Alroy Kear:
Kenneth Hyde
Lady Hodmarsh:
Olga Lindo
Amy Driffield:
Eva Stuart
Millicent, Duchess of Ewell:
Nicolette Bernard
Lord Scallion:
Gordon Gardner
Rosie Driffleld:
Barbara Mitchell
Mary-Ann:
Mary O'Farrell
Ellen:
Sulwen Morgan
Vicar:
James Thomason
His Wife:
Gladys Spencer
Mr Galloway:
Peter Bartlett
Mrs Barton:
Janet Burnell
Allgood Newton:
Hugh Manning

The Flying Clogmaker:
DICK TURNER , recently returned from the Leper Colonies in Uganda, talks to ALAN DIXON
Trouble with Transport:
' Before you pay—now be a honey, And don'forget to warm your money! '
MARJORIE WILKINSON recalls the Prague trams in the frozen heart of Europe
I Still Haven'Unpacked:
WILLIAM HOLT tells OLIVE SHAP-LEY about his recent trek across Europe on his horse, Trigger
Please, Mr. Lowry, I've 7s. 6d.!
L. S. LOWRY talks to HAROLD RILEY , another Northern artist, about a very young lady in search of a picture
Cranny's Oatcakes: The sweet taste of success-as discovered by JOHN SKINNER tSongs to the Guitar: from
Mari GRIFFITH
Introduced by BARRY CHAMBERS from the North of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Dick Turner
Unknown:
Alan Dixon
Unknown:
Marjorie Wilkinson
Unknown:
William Holt
Talks:
L. S. Lowry
Unknown:
Harold Riley
Unknown:
John Skinner
Unknown:
Mari Griffith
Introduced By:
Barry Chambers
on BBC Home Service Basic

Poor Relations
A radio serial in eight parts by ERIC MASCHWITZ dramatised from the novel by COMPTON MACKENZIE
6: Christmas comes but once a year
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT

Contributors

Novel By:
Compton MacKenzie
Produced By:
Norman Wright
Laurence Armitage:
Victor Lucas
John Touchwood:
Richard Hurndall
Eleanor Touchwood:
Betty Huntley-Wright
James Touchwood:
Norman Wynne
Beatrice Touchwood:
Betty Baskcomb
Hugh Touchwood:
Michael Spice
George Touchwood:
Hamlyn Benson
Hilda Curtis:
Joan Matheson
Mrs Woriolk:
Eva Stuart
Harold:
Howard Knight
Bertram:
Nicholas Charles
Viola:
Beryl Calder
Frida:
Rita Staines
Edith Armitage:
Anna Burden
Doris Hamilton:
Margaret Ward
Clerk:
Kevin McHugh
Charles Cotton:
John Boxer
Mr Ricketts:
Jon Farrell
Maude:
Miriam Margolyes

Regional Variations (7)

Round-up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News. Round-up

BBC Home Service South and West

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-This week's main talking point put in Perspective — Sports Spot — FRED STREETER on Gardening
Introduced by Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Streeter
Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin
on BBC Home Service Basic

A radio competition for bands
Second Semi-final
Two bands compete for a place in the Final in St. George's Hall, Bradford, on April 8 The Judges:
Captain Rodney Bashford and Harry Mortimer
Introduced by TOM NAISBY

Contributors

Unknown:
Captain Rodney Bashford
Unknown:
Harry Mortimer
Introduced By:
Tom Naisby

Regional Variations (2)

Record requests introduced by Alun Williams

BBC Home Service Welsh

The songs our fathers sang
SYLVIA EAVES, JOHN GOWER BENNY LEE , RITA WILLIAMS
CHARLES WEST , CHARLES YOUNG
THE CANTERBURY SINGERS
THE London THEATRE ORCHESTRA Conducted by ALFRED RALSTON
Narrators:
CHARLES CHILTON , HARRY LANDIS
Produced by CHARLES CHILTON
Broadcast on January 9

Contributors

Unknown:
John Gower
Unknown:
Benny Lee
Unknown:
Rita Williams
Unknown:
Charles West
Conducted By:
Alfred Ralston
Narrators:
Charles Chilton
Narrators:
Harry Landis
Produced By:
Charles Chilton
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News
POST-ELECTION SPECIAL
Tonight's special edition analyses just what happened in the Election and discusses the first steps in the formation of a new Government and the likely consequences for the nation.

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