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Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by ERIC HOBBIS , ERNEST NEAL and RALPH WIGHTMAN
Question-Master, DEREK JONES
A shortened version of Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Hobbis
Unknown:
Ernest Neal
Question-Master:
Ralph Wightman
Question-Master:
Derek Jones
on BBC Home Service Basic

Hugo's friendship with a pretty young ghost is abruptly terminated
Songs:
Treasure Hunt Hugo
Introduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Huw Davies
Produced By:
William Murphy

Regional Variations (4)

Cricket: Gloucestershire v. Hampshire, from Bristol: first day

BBC Home Service South and West

Cricket: Yorkshire v. West Indies

BBC Home Service North

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

tThe Papuan houseboys were stealing the petty cash. DON MARSH , who went to considerable lengths to prevent them, thinks that he was probably beaten after all

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Marsh

A Radio Ballad by Ewan MacColl based on Romeo and Juliet recast in the language and experience of today with songs and music by Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger

Books, Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Writer/Songs and music:
Ewan MacColl
Songs and music:
Peggy Seeger

First Fall to O'Leary by Kenneth Clark with John Hollis and Allan McClelland
The old hands of a small wrestling circus try to teach a newcomer that sometimes it is better to lose than to win.
Cast in order of speaking: with Tim Seely
Produced by R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Clark
Unknown:
John Hollis
Unknown:
Allan McClelland
Unknown:
Tim Seely
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Moses:
Peter Marinker
Kovalenko:
John Hollis
Sittingbear:
Henry Stamper
Sailor:
John Dearth
Duckett:
Donal Donnelly
Kelly:
Nigel Graham
Reporter:
Anthony Hall
Martha:
Cécile Chevreau
Jeanne-Julie:
Elizabeth Morgan
Policeman:
Michael Kilgarriff
Tip O'Leary:
Allan McClelland
M C:
Eric Anderson
Maisie:
Phyllis Montefiore
on BBC Home Service Basic

from Hereford Cathedral
Responses (Bernard Rose)
Psalm 119. vv. 73-104
Canticles (Hooper, Short Service)
Anthem: God is gone up (Fmzi)
Organist and Master of th-s Music, MELVILLE COOK
Assistant organist. Roger Fisher

Contributors

Organist:
Roger Fisher

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
In and Out of Love:
ARTHUR JACOBS introduces another selection of the characters from the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan Steam-trawling as I Saw It:
FREDERICK GRIFFITHS describes how, at the age of seventeen, he went to sea as a trimmer
The Hastings Embroidery: detail
A Stitch in Time: ROSEMARY HART talks to MRS. HAMILTON KING and GROUP-CAPTAIN RALPH
WARD about the new Hastings Embroidery commissioned for the 900th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Hastings
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Introduces:
Arthur Jacobs
Unknown:
Sullivan Steam-Trawling
Unknown:
Frederick Griffiths
Talks:
Rosemary Hart
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
on BBC Home Service Basic

Counterspy
A serial play by John Darran featuring Security Officers Greg Vaughan and James ' Rocky ' Mountain in their latest assignment.
During their investigations into the operations of the Dives organisation, Greg and Rocky find that their interest in Kango involves them in a ' pulverising ' situation!
4: Goodbye Sir Henry
Produced by EVELYN WILLIAMS

Contributors

Play By:
John Darran
Unknown:
Greg Vaughan
Produced By:
Evelyn Williams
Greg Vaughan:
John Darran
Rocky Mountain:
Dillwyn Owen
Colonel Spear:
Ivor Maddox
Building Foreman:
Ieuan Rhys Williams
Sir Henry Stross:
Peter Bowen-Jones
Lady Stross:
Jennifer Jacobs
PC Garland:
Donald Richards
Sergeant:
Hubert Rees
Worker:
Ray Handy

Regional Variations (7)

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

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

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-Sport - MICHAEL BROOKE looks at listeners' letters in Postscript
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Brooke
Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Regional Variations (3)

Midland Beat: records

BBC Home Service Midland

Gorgie Salvation Army Band, Bandmaster, Alex Thain

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

played for you by the BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra
Leader, David Adams
Conducted by Robert Farnon
Introduced by Roy Williamson

Contributors

Leader:
David Adams
Conducted By:
Robert Farnon
Introduced By:
Roy Williamson
on BBC Home Service Basic

ANONA WINN, JOY ADAMSON
JACK TRAIN , NORMAN HACKFORTH with a mystery voice and KENNETH HORNE in the chair
Produced by Bobby Jaye

Contributors

Unknown:
Anona Winn,
Unknown:
Joy Adamson
Unknown:
Jack Train
Unknown:
Norman Hackforth
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Produced By:
Bobby Jaye

Prizewinners' Concert with the CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Leader, Felix Kok
Conductor, HUGO RIGNOLD
From the Town Hall, Birmingham
The final stage of the competition was held last night when, from the five finalists, the overall first and second prizewinners were chosen. In tonight's concert they each play a Mozart concerto.
The concert begins with See facing page

Contributors

Leader:
Felix Kok

Famous Cases of Sir Rufus Isaacs , K.C.
Chosen and presented at the microphone by Edgar Lustgarten
1: Hartopp v. Hartopp A Divorce Suit, 1902
In this celebrated case
Rufus Isaacs appeared for the party named in a cross-petition lodged by the respondent. The hearing lasted three weeks at a cost of thousands, and Isaacs's client was dismissed from the suit with costs.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Rufus Isaacs
Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown:
Rufus Isaacs

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