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A series of four programmes chronicling the remarkable adventures of some audacious and resolute Victorian women who travelled to wild and remote corners of the world
2: The Globe Trotter
The story of Isabella Bird Bishop
Narrator, LEONARD SACHS with BETH BOYD as Isabella Bird Bishop
WILFRID CARTER as her husband
CAROL MARSH as Miss North
Script by DOROTHY MIDDLETON
Produced by John BLUNDEN

Contributors

Narrator:
Leonard Sachs
Unknown:
Beth Boyd
Unknown:
Isabella Bird Bishop
Unknown:
Wilfrid Carter
Unknown:
Carol Marsh
Script By:
Dorothy Middleton
Produced By:
John Blunden

Introduced by PAMELA CREIGHTON
Out of the News: involving a topic of interest
Climbing Adam's Peak: EVA LARTNEC joined a Buddhist pilgrimage in Ceylon
Maori Singer: KIRI TE KANAWA is studying at the London Opera Centre
Creative Gravy Play: CHRISTOPHER JARMAN has a go at feeding the baby
Medical Matters: news and views from doctors and medical workers, compiled by MADGE HART
MARJORIE ANDERSON and JOHN WESTBROOK read
Bleak House by CHARLES DICKENS
Seventh of eighteen instalments

Contributors

Introduced By:
Pamela Creighton
Unknown:
Christopher Jarman
Unknown:
Madge Hart
Unknown:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
John Westbrook
Unknown:
Charles Dickens

Chairman, JOHN METCALF
Book: JOHN WEIGHTMAN
Art: EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH
Film: ROBERT ROBINSON
Theatre: MILTON SHULMAN
Broadcasting: ERIC RHODE
Producer, Philip French
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
John Metcalf
Unknown:
John Weightman
Unknown:
Edward Lucie-Smith
Unknown:
Milton Shulman

A magazine of. interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including: tRound Robins: ROSEMARY HART talks to some of the past members of Studley Castle Gardening College who have been keeping up a correspondence of ' round ' letters for the last sixty years
I wish I'd been ...:
BASIL BOOTHROYD on the fascination of other people's careers: 9-A financier
Continental Flavour:
MARGUERITE PATTEN recommends a holiday menu from Norway and France
Your Letters You asked us to play record requests
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Talks:
Rosemary Hart
Unknown:
Basil Boothroyd
Unknown:
Marguerite Patten
Introduced By:
Steve Race

The Rover
The novel by Joseph Conrad adapted for radio in eight parts by FELIX FELTON and SUSAN ASHMAN
Part 1: The itover Returns
The Storyteller.GEOFFREY BANKS
Produced by TREVOR HILL from the North of England
See facing page

Contributors

Novel By:
Joseph Conrad
Unknown:
Felix Felton
Unknown:
Susan Ashman
Produced By:
Trevor Hill
Master-Gunner Peyrol:
Victor Lucas
Michel, a countryman:
Joe Holmes
Arlette:
Sian Davies
Aunt Catherine:
Edythe French
Citizen Scevola Bron:
Jack Woolgar
Peyrol,as a young boy:
Andrew Hawksworth

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
† GILES PLAYFAIR introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces:
Giles Playfair

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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