Programme Index

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on BBC Home Service Basic

God so loved the world
A Christmas anthology of music and words by ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY BLOOM Russian Orthodox Archbishop for Western Europe
Produced by Harold Rogers

Contributors

Unknown:
Archbishop Anthony
Produced By:
Harold Rogers
on BBC Home Service Basic

We make decisions every day but sometimes we are brought to a halt by a problem so serious that any decision we make must change our lives
ANNE ALLEN and NOEL BARBER listen to some real-life problems of this kind and consider the advice they would have offered
Produced by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Allen
Produced By:
Patrick Harvey
on BBC Home Service Basic

Confessions of a Jobbing Gardener
JOHN WITTY reads more from
Barry Pain 's story
Edwards has trouble with his dinner-hour, and a new fertiliser.

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Pain
on BBC Home Service Basic

by Arthur Swinson
The last of four programmes written with the co-operation of H.M. Customs and Excise.
4: Highland Treasure
Uisge-beatha, the water of life' to some Scots (whisky to the rest of us), carries so high a rate of duty that some enterprising Highlanders attempt to make and sell their own at a more attractive price.
Principal characters:
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Swinson
Produced By:
Joe Burroughs
Mark Rutter:
Douglas Hankin
Sgt Cameron:
Duncan McIntyre
Mrs Barr:
Molly Weir
Jeannie:
Gudrun Ure
Colin Leekre:
Tom Watson
Robert Leekie:
Fraser Kerr
Tommy:
Caroline Leigh
Jimmy:
Timothy West
Mr Grant:
Nigel Clayton
Jock:
John Rae
Mr Henderson:
Noel Howlett
Mr Adams:
John Graham

A programme of otd favourites sung by MARY CONDON (contralto) with RUBY TAYLOR (piano)
DUDLEY SAVAGE (organ) and a chorus from the BRISTOL SAVOY OPERATIC SOCIETY Conductor, PETER FOWLER
Introduced by DUDLEY SAVAGE

Contributors

Contralto:
Mary Condon
Conductor:
Peter Fowler
Introduced By:
Dudley Savage
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by KF.N SYKORA
THE GUITAR CLUB GROUP led by Ike Isaacs and guests:
JULIE FELIX , DAVY GRAHAM CAT STEVENS
Produced by Bernie Andrews

Contributors

Unknown:
Ike Isaacs
Unknown:
Julie Felix
Unknown:
Davy Graham
Produced By:
Bernie Andrews

What makes a man a monk? What does a monk do? What kind of life does he lead in his monastery? These are the questions this documentary programme tries to answer in the words of the members of a religious community and the sounds of their daily life
Recordings made at
Prinknash Abbey. nr. Gloucester
Narrated by GARARD GREEN
Produced by Neil Hepburn

Contributors

Produced By:
Neil Hepburn

A Reconstruction written and presented at the microphone by Edgar Lustgarten of the remarkable series of events that followed a wages snatch outside a Tottenham factory on the morning of January 23, 1909
Produced by Joe Burroughs
Broadcast on September 28

Contributors

Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Produced By:
Joe Burroughs

Special Christmas Edition from the Salvation Army Regent Hall, Oxford Street, London
A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specialty in mind, including:
Jimmy Edwards : Celebrity Guest
THE Joy STRINGS: singing some songs
GABRIEL WOOLF : reading Thomas Hardy
TOM BARRASFORD : answering questions on holidays in Britain
JANE MCKENZIE , CHRISTOPHER BOURNE , and DEREK COOPER : discussing the pleasures of shopping
Salvation ARMY INTERNATIONAL STAFF BAND: playing Christmas music
Introduced by POLLY ELWES before an invited audience
Produced by Robert Gunnell and Rosemary Hart
Jimmy Edwards is in 'The Big Bad Mouse ' at the Shaftesbury Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Gabriel Woolf
Unknown:
Thomas Hardy
Unknown:
Tom Barrasford
Unknown:
Jane McKenzie
Unknown:
Christopher Bourne
Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Introduced By:
Polly Elwes
Produced By:
Robert Gunnell
Produced By:
Rosemary Hart
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
on BBC Home Service Basic

Tales of the Supernatural by Rudyard Kipling rramatised for radio by A. R. RAWLINSON
3: At the End of the Passage
' These four men are all under thirty. But they already know the meaning of loneliness. They don' particularly care for each other and they're always squabbling.
But above all they desire each other's company, as men without water desire to drink.'
Pianist. WILFRID PARRY
Produced by DAVID DAVIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Rudyard Kipling
Unknown:
A. R. Rawlinson
Produced By:
David Davis
R K:
Lockwood West
Hummil:
Denis Goacher
Lowndes:
Preston Lockwood
Mottram:
Rodney Diak
Spurstow:
Peter Claughton

Regional Variations (7)

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Voice of the North: regional magazine

BBC Home Service North

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News Stock Market

BBC Home Service Welsh

News Sport

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines — Rush-hour Road Traffic Report - This week's main talking point put in Perspective — Scotland Yard Calling—Sports Spot — FRED STREETER on Gardening
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Streeter
Introduced By:
Derek Parker

Regional Variations (4)

Records and Christmas greetings from the Royal Irish Fusiliers in Swaziland

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Anglers' Corner

BBC Home Service Midland

The North at Westminster

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Scottish Dance Music
1 BBC SCOTTISH VARIETY
ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JACK LEON with ARCHIE DUNCAN (accordion)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Jack Leon
Accordion:
Archie Duncan

Regional Variations (6)

Cornish Carols composed at the end of the last century by Tom Merritt. a Cornish miner. sung by the Treverva Male Voice Choir

BBC Home Service South and West

Talk on T. B. MacAulay's work to improve agriculture tn Lewis

BBC Home Service Scottish

Welsh for Beginners—12

BBC Home Service Welsh

Sylvia Fenby. piano; Warley Male Voice Choir. conductor. William Jones

BBC Home Service Midland

Rock and Reef: Joan and John D. Stewart talk about their travels to Sam Hanna BellT

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

gramophone records

Regional Variations (2)

Pynciau'r Tir; farming magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh

ivith
Nicholas Parsons
Written by ANTHONY MARRIOTT and ALISTAIR FOOT and featuring
DENISE BRYER and BOB TODD with BARRY CRYER and DAVID CUMMING
Music by the TONV OSBORNE GROUP
Produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Written By:
Anthony Marriott
Written By:
Alistair Foot
Unknown:
Denise Bryer
Unknown:
Bob Todd
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
David Cumming
Produced By:
John Bridges
on BBC Home Service Basic

This Day
Vaughan Williams
JENNIFER VYVYAN (soprano) KENNETH BOWEN (tenor)
John NOBLE (baritone)
THE GLENDOWER SINGERS
THE SHELLEY SINGERS Chorus Director, Eiddwen Davies
THE LYRIAN SINGERS
Chorus-Master, D. Rees Lewis
CHORISTERS OF BRECON CATHEDRAL Chorus-Master, David Gedge HAZEL Davies (organ) BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA Leader, Colin Staveley
Conductor, JOHN CAREWE
Recorded in Brecen Cathedral by permission of the Dean and Chapter
Produced by J. Alwyn Jones

Contributors

Unknown:
Vaughan Williams
Soprano:
Jennifer Vyvyan
Tenor:
Kenneth Bowen
Tenor:
John Noble
Unknown:
Eiddwen Davies
Chorus-Master:
D. Rees Lewis
Chorus-Master:
David Gedge
Chorus-Master:
Hazel Davies
Leader:
Colin Staveley
Conductor:
John Carewe
Produced By:
J. Alwyn Jones

A voyage through the mists of memory and legend to the events surrounding the wrecking of the whisky ship S.S. Politician
The rescue of the spirit recalled by: SIR COMPTON MACKENZIE
JAMESON CLARK
REG VALLINTINE , BILL SMITH
DONALD J. MACDONALD
NORMAN MACMILLAN and other Islanders
Introduced by DONALD B. MACLEOD
Produced by Allan Rogers
See facing page

Contributors

Recalled By:
Sir Compton MacKenzie
Recalled By:
Jameson Clark
Unknown:
Reg Vallintine
Unknown:
Bill Smith
Unknown:
Donald J. MacDonald
Unknown:
Norman MacMillan
Introduced By:
Donald B. MacLeod
Produced By:
Allan Rogers

Regional Variations (4)

Programme about the organatWymondhamAbbey. Norfolk

BBC Home Service Midland

Ulster Opinion: discussion programme

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Third Degree: university qutz: final

BBC Home Service South and West

The Poor are still with us
Peter Townsend
Professor of Sociology, University of Essex talks to ROBERT KEE about poverty, politics, and the Welfare State

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Townsend
Unknown:
Robert Kee
on BBC Home Service Basic

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by NEWS-STAND
How the dailies have handled the week's news, the opinions they have expressed, and current trends in and out of Fleet Street are analysed by WALTER TAPLIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Walter Taplin
on BBC Home Service Basic

CHICO HAMILTON , WOODY HERMAN TUBBY HAYES , FRANK ROSSOLINO THE MODERN JAZZ QUARTET gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Chico Hamilton
Unknown:
Woody Herman
Unknown:
Tubby Hayes
Unknown:
Frank Rossolino

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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