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PETER ORR and the stage director DENIS CAREY discuss the question and illustrate it with recordings from the -Sound Archives of the BBC and the British Council
Produced by Leslie Perowne
Broadcast in the World Service on ' Feb. 21

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Orr
Director:
Denis Carey
Produced By:
Leslie Perowne

Regional Variations (5)

Cricket: as North

BBC Home Service Welsh

Cricket: Glos. y. Warwicks.: second day

BBC Home Service Midland

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

Cricket: Lanes, v. Glamorgan

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Sussex V. West Indies at Hove
Commentary by JOHN ARLOTT on the second day's play
Surrey v. Kent at The Oval
Commentary by BRIAN JOHNSTON on the third and final day's play

Contributors

Commentary By:
John Arlott
Commentary By:
Brian Johnston
on BBC Home Service Basic

Friday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By:
John Keir Cross
Produced By:
Tony Shryane
Edited By:
Godfrey Baseley
Daniel Archer:
Monte Crick
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer:
Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Lilian Archer:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Prudence Forrest:
Mary Dalley
Carol Grenville:
Anne Cullen
John Tregorran:
Philip Morant
Jack Woolley:
Phillp Garston-Jones
Polly Mead:
Hilary Newcombe
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Ned Larkin:
Bill Payne
Miss Weldon:
Margaret Joynson
Roger Patillo:
Jeremy Mason

Inherit the Earth
A play for radio by Vian Smith with Brian Hankins , Hannah Gordon
Ronald Baddiley
Is the new Lord Cochrane powerful enough to enclose the common land around Beulah? Not if the commoners-led by Samson-can help it; they value their hard-won independence too highly .. or do they?
The place: Dartmoor. Time: 1833
Produced by BRIAN MILLER
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Vian Smith
Unknown:
Brian Hankins
Unknown:
Hannah Gordon
Unknown:
Ronald Baddiley
Produced By:
Brian Miller

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Turning Points: JOHN ELLISON talks to LESLIE ILLINGWORTH , the cartoonist
Looking at Books: ERNEST
ATKINSON looks at Mayfair and some of the books written about it
Can You Tell Me?: a fortnightly series answering listeners' queries
You asked us to play.... record requests
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Leslie Illingworth
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora

Regional Variations (2)

Story Time: ' Six of the Best ' by Michael Elder

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Borrowers Afield by Mary Norton arranged as a dramatised reading in six parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
Faced with a bleak prospect of spending the winter encamped in heir old boot, the Borrowers have been saved from despair and danger by Spiller.
5: An Unexpected House Move
Produced by HERBERT SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Norton
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Storyteller:
Marah Stohl
Pod:
Jack Woolgar
Homily:
Rosalie Williams
Arrietty:
Margaret Dew
Spiller:
Trevor Lorains
Mild Eye:
Geoffrey Banks
Mild Eye's wife:
Doris Gambell
Young Tom Goodenough:
Peter Landon

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Round-UP

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News. Sport "

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines— Scotland Yard Calling-A news personality returns to a place of special memories-Sport-From the Local Press
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Regional Variations (5)

Krommer. Brahms. Dvorak (Serenade in D minor): Leicester Bach Choir, conductor George Gray; Adelphos Wind Ensemble. conducted by Gilbert Vinter

BBC Home Service Midland

As Scottish

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Cricket: as 12.0

BBC Home Service Welsh

Jim Johnstone and his Band

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Stage Revolves
A round of entertainment provided by the finest orchestras, singers, and instrumentalists on records
Introduced by Roy WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Williamson

Regional Variations (3)

BBC Welsh Orchestra. conducted by Harry Newstone: Mozart: Kenneth Harding: Handel

BBC Home Service Welsh

BBC Scottish Orchestra. conducted by Robert Irving: Brahms. Anthony Hedges: Tchatkovsky-Forecast for

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A panorama of the musical theatre in Paris, London, Vienna, and New York during the last hundred years
Written by BERNARD GRUN
11: From Old Ruritania to New England
The story told by ALAN TILVERN , Roy WILLIAMSON and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company The music sung by PAMELA WOOLMORE , JUNE MARLOW ANDY COLE , DENIS QUILLEY
THE AMBHOSIAN Singers
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY
THE BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Acthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY
Produced by Elizabeth Johnson
Broadcast on Dec. 18. 1965 (Music)

Contributors

Written By:
Bernard Grun
Told By:
Alan Tilvern
Told By:
Roy Williamson
Sung By:
Pamela Woolmore
Unknown:
Marlow Andy Cole
Unknown:
Denis Quilley
Directed By:
John McCarthy
Produced By:
Elizabeth Johnson

Regional Variations (2)

' Alcestis ' by Euripides, translate into Welsh by H. Parry Jones

BBC Home Service Welsh

A new radio play by Bruce Beeby
Music composed and played by MICHAEL KREIN with Patrick Troughton and Gwen Watford
' Who'd have thought they'd let Mortimer Truman appear in a live television show? They must be mad!'
Principal characters in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Nigel Anthony. Wilfred Babbage Douglas Hankin , Basil Jones
Joan Matheson , Humphrey Morton Hector Ross and Hilda Schroder
Produced by CHARLES LEPEAUX
Jan Carey is in ' Spring and Port Wine' at the Apollo Theatre. London

Contributors

Play By:
Bruce Beeby
Played By:
Michael Krein
Unknown:
Patrick Troughton
Unknown:
Gwen Watford
Unknown:
Mortimer Truman
Played By:
Nigel Anthony.
Played By:
Wilfred Babbage
Played By:
Douglas Hankin
Played By:
Basil Jones
Unknown:
Joan Matheson
Unknown:
Humphrey Morton
Unknown:
Hector Ross
Unknown:
Hilda Schroder
Produced By:
Charles Lepeaux
Produced By:
Jan Carey
Mortimer Truman:
Patrick Troughton
Jack Rayne:
Bruce Beeby
Joan:
Jan Carey
Mary Brown:
Gwen Watford
on BBC Home Service Basic

Ludwig Thuille
Sextet in B flat major played by the BOSTON WOODWIND QUINTET
Doriot Anthony Dwyer (flute) Ralph Gomberg (oboe) Gino Dioffi (clarinet)
Sherman Walt (bassoon) James Stagliano (horn) with JESUS MARIA SANROMA (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Flute:
Anthony Dwyer
Oboe:
Ralph Gomberg
Horn:
James Stagliano
Piano:
Jesus Maria Sanroma

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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