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Sir Henry Wood 1869-1944
A portrait in words and music
Written by MICHAEL KENNEDY with personal recollections from EVELYN ROTHWELL and ERNEST HALL
ALISON HARGAN (soprano)
JOLYON DODGSON (bass)
MAURICE MURPHY
(cornet and trumpet)
MASTER EDWARD NELSON (organ) from St. Philip's Church. Salford
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by CHARLES GROVES
Narrator, GEOFFREY BANKS
Other parts spoken by George Hagan and Robert Wallace
Produced by WILLIAM RELTON and STANLEY WILLIAMSON
Broadcast on July 2L

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Henry Wood
Written By:
Michael Kennedy
Unknown:
Evelyn Rothwell
Unknown:
Ernest Hall
Soprano:
Alison Hargan
Bass:
Jolyon Dodgson
Bass:
Maurice Murphy
Unknown:
Edward Nelson
Leader:
Reginald Stead
Conducted By:
Charles Groves
Narrator:
Geoffrey Banks
Spoken By:
George Hagan
Spoken By:
Robert Wallace
Produced By:
William Relton

The Multi-Coloured
Umbrella by Barbara Vernon
' It isn'a good idea to go on protecting someone all of the time. Someday they got to grow up and stand on their own two feet.'
Cast in order of speaking :
Setting: A prosperous seaside suburb of Sydney, Australia
Produced by RONALD MASON

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Vernon
Produced By:
Ronald Mason
Kevin Donnelly:
Russell Napier
Gloria Donnelly:
Laurel Mather
Joe Donnelly:
Nigel Graham
Katherine Donnelly:
Lynn Rainbow
Ben Donnelly:
Trader Faulkner
Eileen Howard:
Davilia O'Connor

for the Ember Wednesday in Advent from Oscott Roman Catholic College, Birmingham
Celebrant. FR. DENIS O'SHEA assisted by Fr. Gerald Shelton
Choirmaster and Organist, FR. FRANCIS THOMAS
This service includes an exposition of the theme of the day:s Office, and more extended scripture readings, in the spirit of recent liturgical reforms.

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis O'Shea
Assisted By:
Fr. Gerald Shelton
Organist:
Fr. Francis Thomas

including:
† Noël: DAVID FRANKLIN talks about some curious ways of celebrating Christmas, and about some of the music that goes with it, pleasant and unpleasant
Mississippi Delta Project (1):
BRUCE HILTON, minister and journalist, talks to JACK SINGLETON on how the World Council of Churches is tackling the colour problem in the Deep South
Date with a Doctor
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes

Tumbledown Dick
The book by Howard Spring adapted for radio in four parts by J. R. GREGSON with Wilfred Pickles
On his first morning in Manchester, Dick has been kissed by the Lady Mayoress, seen her demolish a frozen turkey, and been invited to a Christmas Party in the Town Hall. Now he has discovered the wonders of Tib Street.
2: Stage Fright
Produced by HERBERT SMITH in the North of England

Contributors

Book By:
Howard Spring
Unknown:
J. R. Gregson
Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
Produced By:
Herbert Smith
Dick, the man:
Brian Trueman
Dick, the boy:
Peter Landon
Uncle Oswald Tubbs:
Wilfred Pickles
Uncle Henry:
Geoffrey Banks
Aunt Maria:
Ella Atkinson
Master Tom Figgis:
William Cosham
George Grimes:
John Broadbent
Bill Hepple:
Norman Somers
Alf Eckersley:
Frank Poynter

Regional Variations (7)

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News, Stock Market Reports,. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-Personal Column with DAVID GEARY -South-East Sport-Football: GORDON BURNS on the amateur game-MICHAEL BROOKE looks at listeners' letters in Postscript
Introduced by BOB HOLNESS
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
David Geary
Unknown:
Gordon Burns
Introduced By:
Bob Holness

Regional Variations (2)

Scotland Sings: Bellahouston Music Society; Beresford Girls' Choir

BBC Home Service Scottish

BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Leader, James Hutcheon
Conductor, GILBERT VINTER with ROSEMARY BRETT DAVIES and MARIE COOPER (two pianos)
Introduced by ANGELA BUCKLAND

Contributors

Leader:
James Hutcheon
Conductor:
Gilbert Vinter
Unknown:
Rosemary Brett Davies
Unknown:
Marie Cooper
Introduced By:
Angela Buckland

Two-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland: Round 2
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON , CEDRIC CLIFFE Quiz-Master,
LIONEL HALE Scotland:
SIR James FERGUSSON JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY

Contributors

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

The prize-winning tape recordings in the 1966 BBC North Region Amateur Tape Recording Competition
The Judges:
Douglas BROWN
President of the Federation of Tape Recording Clubs
David SCASE
Director of Productions. The Liverpool Playhouse
TIMOTHY ECKERSLEY
Assistant Head of BBC Central Programme Operations (Recordings)
Introduced by COLIN SHAW
Produced by John Ecclestone

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Brown
Introduced By:
Colin Shaw
Produced By:
John Ecclestone

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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