Programme Index

Discover 10,100,220 listings and 229,471 playable programmes from the BBC

A discussion on the punishment of offenders
The first of three programmes in which people from different backgrounds are given details of some recent court cases, and are asked to decide what sentences they would have passed on the offenders. Afterwards they hear what the actual sentences were.
Taking part this week are:
THE REV. AUSTEN WILLIAMS
Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
VICTOR MEEK former Inspector in the Metropolitan Police
DR. HOWARD JONES
Head of the Department of Sociology, University of Keele and JESSIE MATTHEWS
Introduced by TONY PARKER
Produced by Paul Stephenson
Broadcast on September 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev. Austen Williams
Unknown:
Victor Meek
Unknown:
Dr. Howard Jones
Unknown:
Jessie Matthews
Introduced By:
Tony Parker
Produced By:
Paul Stephenson

Three Tuesday-morning plays about young people
1: Shakespeare and Me by Brian Hartley
The daydreams of a schoolboyhow often are they misinterpreted? Is Roy Sandford a dunce or a genius-or, as his parents fondly hope, perfectly normal?
Produced by Guy VAESEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Hartley
Unknown:
Roy Sandford
Produced By:
Guy Vaesen
Roy Sandford:
Alan Williams
Mr Grimes:
Arthur Lawrence
Headmaster:
Harold Kasket
First schoolboy:
Anthony Smart
Second schoolboy:
Peter Bullen
Mr Sandford:
Frank Henderson
Mrs Sandford:
Carole Boyd
Mr Stevens:
Geoffrey Wincott

Regional Variations (2)

Gaelic News

BBC Home Service Scottish

Two-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland: Round 1
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Scotland:
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY
† Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ayrton
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
Sir James Fergusson
Unknown:
Patrick Harvey

Regional Variations (3)

Llafar Gwlad: Gwyn Williams in search of folk songs and customs

BBC Home Service Welsh

Jim MacLeod and his Band

BBC Home Service Scottish

A sort of verbal tennis devised by Norman Hackforth
The players:
SHEILA HANCOCK , OLGA FRANKLIN
PAUL JENNINGS
NORMAN HACKFORTH
In the umpire's chair, MAX ROBERTSON
Produced by David Hatch

Contributors

Unknown:
Norman Hackforth
Unknown:
Sheila Hancock
Unknown:
Olga Franklin
Unknown:
Paul Jennings
Unknown:
Norman Hackforth
Unknown:
Max Robertson
Produced By:
David Hatch

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
It's Child's Play!: Choosing the right toys for Christmas presents can be deceptively easy: an expert on children's play otters some advice
Have a Cigar: PHILIP BIRD talks to JACK SINGLETON about cigars and how to choose them
+ Listen with Percy:
PERCY EDWARDS reflects on the festive season
Silver Lining: ' Man's extremity is God's opportunity': THE REV. HAROLD GOODWIN describes an experience illustrating this
Your Letters
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Unknown:
Percy Edwards
Unknown:
Rev. Harold Goodwin
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

Regional Variations (3)

Christmas Bookshelf: suggestions for younger listeners

BBC Home Service Scottish

Ein Hardal Ni: a visit to Glanclwyd Secondary School. Rhyl

BBC Home Service Welsh

Visitors to Britain
A series of seven readings from the Journals of distinguished visitors, recording their impressions of Britain and the British
4: Chiang Yee
The Silent Traveller in London
' Londoners have all kinds of worries as we Chinese have, but it seems to me that they have one extra worry of which we have not dreamed-the worry of happiness.'
Reader, FRANK HENDERSON

Contributors

Reader:
Frank Henderson

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Reports. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-Personal Column with DAVID GEARY -South-East Sport
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
David Geary
Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Introduced by JOHN LADE
Overture: Berenice (Handel) ACADEMY OF
ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS Directed by NEVILLE MARRINER (violin)
Concerto in D minor, for two violins and string orchestra (Baril)
WOLFGANG SCHNEIDERHAN (Violin) RUDOLF BAUMGARTNER (violin) LUCERNE FESTIVAL STRINGS
Brandenburx Concerto No. 4, in G major (Baril)
HANS-MARTIN LINDE (recorder) THEA VON SPARR (recorder)
RUDOLF BAUMGARTNER (violin) LUCERNE FESTIVAL STRINGS
Symphony No. 5, in D major
(Boyce)
LUCERNE Festival STRINGS Directed by RUDOLF BAUMGARTNER (violin) gramophone records

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Lade
Violin:
Neville Marriner
Violin:
Rudolf Baumgartner
Violin:
Rudolf Baumgartner
Violin:
Rudolf Baumgartner

Introduced by Julian Mitchell
This week:
Brian W. Aldiss talks about his travels in Yugoslavia, described in Cities and Stones, and the influence of this journey on his science fiction
Raymond Adie considers Captain Scott in the light of Reginald Pound's new biography and of his own experience of the Antarctic
Naomi Lewis on Virginia Woolf as essayist and author of a story for children (Nurse Lugton's Golden Thimble was published last week)
Antonia Fraser talks about her illustrated history of toys

Contributors

Introduced By:
Julian Mitchell
Speaker:
Brian W. Aldiss
Speaker:
Raymond Adie
Speaker:
Naomi Lewis
Speaker:
Antonia Fraser
Producer:
Jocelyn Ferguson

Regional Variations (2)

Cylchgrawn: literary magazin

BBC Home Service Welsh

Midland Region's popular panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE Scott JAMES and DENNIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Anne Scott James
Unknown:
Dennis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

on CHRISTIAN BELIEF TODAY
What does religion mean in the Britain of 1966? Are the churches stone shells echoing irrelevant messages? Has the Church lost its power to influence and alter? Where does it go from here?
Introduced by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN Production team: Alan Burgess and Keith Hindell

Contributors

Introduced By:
Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown:
Alan Burgess
Unknown:
Keith Hindell

Sequence
Mozart and Granados
MARGARET PRICE (soprano)
JAMES LOCKHART (piano)
NORBERT BRAININ (violin) LAMAR CROWSON (piano)
Third broadcast
James Lockhart broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Soprano:
Margaret Price
Piano:
James Lockhart
Violin:
Norbert Brainin
Piano:
Lamar Crowson
Unknown:
James Lockhart

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.

Appears in

About this data

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