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Gardeners' Question Time

BBC Home Service North

From Our Own Correspondent

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by ROY HAY
Show Report
Some of the many thousands of visitors who earlier in the week saw the Royal Horticultural Society's Show, held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, give their impressions of the plants, floral arrangements, and gardening equipment
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Hay
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (3)

Your M.P. at Westminster

BBC Home Service Midland

The West at Westminster

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Science in Space by PROFESSOR ROBERT BOYD
Head of the Mullard Space Science Laboratory at University College. London
Since scientists have been able to send their instruments through the various layers of gases and charged particles that surround the Earth, some unexpected discoveries have been made.
In the first of two Surveys, Professor Boyd, who has been engaged in devising instruments for British space research, talks about some problems and solution.
Second talk: June 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Robert Boyd
on BBC Home Service Basic

A course of twenty lessons in spoken Russian for near-beginners. Lesson 13 given by VAUGHAN JAMES , MARINA RYAN and Victor GREGORIY
A booklet Is available
Last Tuesday's broadcast (Study)

Contributors

Unknown:
Vaughan James
Unknown:
Victor Gregoriy

The thirteenth of the main series of fifteen programmes for adults taking the G.C.E. O-level examinations in English Language and Literature, planned in association with a National Extension College correspondence course
Radio tutor, DAVID GRUGEON
Thursday's broadcast (Study)

on BBC Home Service Basic

in which he takes the lid off life with RAWICZ AND LANDAUER and THE RAINDROPS
WOOLF PHILLIPS
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Devised by Al Read
Written by Ronnie Taylor
Produced by BILL WORSLEY
Broadcast on January 16 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rawicz
Unknown:
Landauer
Written By:
Ronnie Taylor
Produced By:
Bill Worsley

Madame de ... by Jean Anouilh based on a story by LOUISE DE VILMORIN translated by JOHN WHITING
Music composed and played by JOHN HOTCHKIS with Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Jean Anouilh
Story By:
Louise de Vilmorin
Translated By:
John Whiting
Played By:
John Hotchkis
Produced By:
John Tydeman
as The Young Man:
John Rye
as Madame de:
June Tobin
as Monsieur de:
Rolf Lefebvre
as The Ambassador:
Roger Delgado
as Van Puck, a jeweller:
Walter Fitzgerald

Regional Variations (2)

Cricket: Glamorgan v. Hampshire

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

A Saturday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
Can you face it?: breakfast talk from PAMELA VANDYKE PRICE, SHEILA HUTCHINS , KENNETH Williams , JERRY STOVIN , and ROBIN McDOUALL
A Spy called Cynthia: H. MONT-GOMERY HYDE talks to MOLLIE LEE about his latest book
A Word in Season: ARTHUR MARSHALL reflects on some favourite words
Longer division than usual: Charlotte MITCHELL'S exhausted thoughts on helping with home-work
Relationships: bringing up a family alone

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Pamela Vandyke
Unknown:
Sheila Hutchins
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Jerry Stovin
Unknown:
Robin McDouall
Unknown:
Mollie Lee
Unknown:
Arthur Marshall

The BBC's international competition for amateur choirs
THE FINALS
FOLK SONG CROUPS
From Belgium: Cantate
Conductor, KAMIEL COOREMANS
From England:
The Tudor Singers
Conductor, BRIAN JUDGE
From Sweden:
K.F.U.M. Kammarkor
Conductor, DAN-OLOF STENLUND
MALE VOICE CHOIRS
From Finland:
Helsinki University Male Voice Choir
Conductor, ENSTI POHJOLA
From Sweden:
Orpheus Men's Choir
Conductor, ERIC ERICSON
Continued in next column
YOUTH CHOIRS
From England:
Orpington Junior Singers Conductor, SHEILA Mossman
From Sweden: Mariakoren
Conductor, BROR SAMUELSSON
Adjudicators in Brussels:
MANUS WILLEMSEN (Holland) chairman
NADIA BOULANGER (France) ALLEN PERCIVAL (G.B.)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY
ALVAR LIDELL summarises the adjudicators' comments and announces the results at the end of each match
ANDREW GOLD, BBC Chief Assistant, Light Music, announces the name of the choir to be awarded the BBC Silver Rose Bowl
Produced by Anthony Philpott This programme is also being heard by listeners on the Continent

Contributors

Conductor:
Sheila Mossman
Produced By:
Anthony Philpott

Brass Farthing The novel by Rupert Croft-Cooke adapted by GILES COOPER with Marjorie Westbury and Tim Seely
Period: Shortly after the last war
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL

Contributors

Novel By:
Rupert Croft-Cooke
Adapted By:
Giles Cooper
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Unknown:
Tim Seely
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Mr Riddle:
Arthur Ridley
His daughters: Katharine:
Marjorie Westbury
His daughters: Eleanor:
Noel Hood
His daughters: Maud:
Olga Dickie
His sons-in-law: Herbert Wylt-Frazer:
John Justin
His sons-in-law: Gordon Milton:
Derek Prentice
Bill Rapier:
Tim Seely
Eric Farmer:
Lionel Gamlin
Percival:
David Valla
Mr Spaull:
Middleton Woods
Jill:
Geraldine Newman
Croupier:
Guy Du Monceau

Regional Variations (2)

Ulster Sports Report

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

† HAROLD EVANS discusses some topical matters and some less topical with THE REV. KENNETH SLACK
Minister of St. Andrew's Church, Cheam, and formerly Secretary of the British Council of Churches
STAN BARSTOW author of A Kind of Loving
SHIRLEY TURNER

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Evans
Unknown:
Shirley Turner

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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