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A course of twenty lessons in spoken Russian for near-beginners
Lesson 10 given by VAUGHAN JAMES. MARINA RYAN and VICTOR GREGORIY
Last Wednesday's broadcast (Study)
A booklet is available

Contributors

Unknown:
Vaughan James.
Unknown:
Victor Gregoriy

A series of fifteen magazine-type programmes, including readings from the Penguin book of Italian Short Stories and The Penguin Book of Italian Verse, fur listeners with some knowledge of Italian
Programme 10 Pascoli: Orfano Lu sgombero—2
11 Segreto di Susanna (Wolf-Ferrari) Ninna Nanna
Introduced by ARIELLA REGGIO
Speakers, LEONORA FABBRI ALDO BEVACQUA
Thursdays broadcast (Study)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ninna Nanna
Introduced By:
Ariella Reggio
Unknown:
Leonora Fabbri
Unknown:
Aldo Bevacqua

starring
Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H. Corbett as Harold in The Bird with MARIANNE STONE
Written by ALAN SIMPSON and RAY GALTON adapted for radio by Gale Pedrick
Produced by BOBBY JAYE
Broadcast on July 10 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown:
Harry H. Corbett
Written By:
Alan Simpson
Written By:
Ray Galton
Unknown:
Gale Pedrick
Produced By:
Bobby Jaye

Regional Variations (2)

Record requests for the sick and housebound

BBC Home Service Midland

Captain John Ridgway and Sergeant Chay Blyth discuss with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records they would take to a desert island
Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Captain John Ridgway
Unknown:
Sergeant Chay Blyth
Unknown:
Roy Plomley

'It's not our social battlefield - it's her life. We think we can see the dangers for her. the pitfalls. It's an illusion. We can see nothing. No one can.'

Contributors

Writer:
Peter Russell
Producer:
Alan Ayckbourn
David Webster:
Derrick Gilbert
Angela Burlon:
Rosalind Shanks
Sheila Burton:
Penelope Lee
Henry Burton:
James Beck
Hylda Burton:
Mavis Rogerson
Tom Burton:
Colin Edwynn
Joe Burton:
Ralph Lawton
Gail Wainwright:
Pamela Craig
Alderman Wainwright:
John Franklyn Robbins
Sam Cranston:
Graham Rigby
Mrs Wainwright:
Jean Lockhart
[Actress]:
Catherine Naish
[Actor]:
Chris Canavan
[Actor]:
Roy Barraclough
[Actor]:
John Baldwin
[Actor]:
Paul Harper

Regional Variations (3)

Rugby Union: Lancashire v. Yorkshire

BBC Home Service North

Rugby Football: Ulster V. Australia

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A Saturday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
What's Sport For?: ANNE JONES speaks for those who are not good at games-and do not enjoy watching, either
Whose Child?: a personal experience of fostering, with comment from OLIVE STEVEN SON, author of .Someone Else's Child
Festivals, Drama and Music: The EARL OF HAREWOOD talks to Olive SHAPLEY
Conscience: personal experiences from PAULINE WALTON , SHIRI.EY MEREDEEN. and AN EX-THIEF: with a comment from A PSYCHIATRIST
Questions about Knitting: JAMES NORBURY deals with some of the difficulties that arise in following knitting patterns

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Unknown:
Anne Jones
Unknown:
Olive Steven
Unknown:
Pauline Walton
Unknown:
James Norbury

MARCUS Dods conducts the BBC WELSH OCHESTRA Leader. Colin Stavcley in a programme of music for all the family with ELIZABETH, FRETWELL (soprano) JOHN WILLIAMS (guitar)
Introduced by Iwan THOMAS
Produced by Moelfryn Harries and Gareth Walters
The programme includes music from The Force of Destiny (Verdi). Schwanda the Bagpiper (Weinberger), and the second movement of Concierto de Aranjuez (Rodrigo).
Given 'before an Invited audience in the Cory Mall. Cardiff.
Elizabeth Fretwell broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcus Dods
Leader:
Colin Stavcley
Introduced By:
Iwan Thomas
Produced By:
Moelfryn Harries
Produced By:
Gareth Walters
Unknown:
Elizabeth Fretwell

Home and Beauty by W. Somerset Maugham adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS
' You see. in the beauty business you net to know all the ins and outs of married life, and my impression is that. in the long run, it don'really matter much who you marry.'
The Marlowe Company, Canterbury production by ANN STUTFIELD
Produced for radio by Guy VAESEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Peggy Wells
Production By:
Ann Stutfield
Unknown:
Guy Vaesen
Miss Dennis:
Janet Bailey
Victoria:
Helena Be Crespo
Taylor:
Judy Booty
Mrs Shuttleworth:
Denise Allwohth
Leicester Paton:
Peter Gordon
Major Frederick Lowndes D S O:
James Fairley
Major William Cardew, D S O:
David Glover
Nannie:
Fiona Latham
Mrs Pogson:
Jenny Berg
A B Raham:
Alan Partington
Miss Montmorency:
Jenny Short
Clarence:
William Coombes

BRIAN REDHEAD discusses some topical matters and some less topical with FLORENCE SUMMERSKILL co-author of A Dictionary of Politics
RT. HON. PETER THORNEYCROFT
DR. PATRICK NUTTGENS
Director, Institute of Architecture, University of York

Contributors

Unknown:
Florence Summerskill
Unknown:
Rt. Hon. Peter Thorneycroft
Unknown:
Dr. Patrick Nuttgens

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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