Programme Index

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on BBC Home Service Basic

Putting up the big top can sometimes give a great deal of trouble.
JOHN Huw DAVIES describes it
Songs: On the road The big too
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Unknown:
John Huw Davies
Produced By:
William Murphy
on BBC Home Service Basic

by Bertolt Brecht adapted for radio by John Kerry
1: Discovery
The first of two programmes about the great scientist and astronomer and his struggles.
Books, Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Unknown:
John Kerry
on BBC Home Service Basic

Ted's Cathedral by Alan Plater
'Stands to reason flipping heck. if there's any place needs a cathedral it's round this way, isn'it? ' f Produced by ALAN AYCKBOURN

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Plater
Produced By:
Alan Ayckbourn
Joe:
Ralph Lawton
Ted:
Peter King
Anderson:
Brian Gilmar
Mrs Venables:
Zibba Mays
Edna:
Heather Stoney
Stan:
James Beck
on BBC Home Service Basic

from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge
Introit: Senex puerum portabat
(five-part) (Byrd)
Responses (William Smith )
Psalm 84
Lessons: Hagcai 2. w. 1-9
St. Luke 2. vv. 22-35
Office Hymn: All prophets hail thee (E.H. 208)
Canticles (Howells—St. Paul's
Service)
Anthem: Senex puerum portabat
(four-part) (Byrd)
Responses (E. W. Naylor)
Director of Music, DAVID WILLCOCKS
Organist, Andrew Davis

Contributors

Unknown:
William Smith
Organist:
David Willcocks
Organist:
Andrew Davis

LaDivina: STELlOS GALATAPOUI.OS, author of a recent biography about MARIA CALLAS. talks about her as a person and an artist, and introduces some of her recordings f Dog-sitting and all that:
TONY BROTHERS , an actor, talks to JACK Singleton about some of the unusual things he does, especially when ' resting '
' Her father makes wooden legs ': BARBARA FLEMING recalls a classmate's jibe
Date with a Doctor'
Introduced by KEN SYKORA

Contributors

Talks:
Maria Callas.
Unknown:
Tony Brothers
Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Unknown:
Barbara Fleming
Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Young Physician by Francis Brett Young adapted as a serial in eight parts by MURIEL Levy
A wonderful holiday in Father's homeland, the Mendip Hills, ends with the sad discovery that Edwin must give up pretensions to be Fellow of Balliol and to, instead. to North Bromwich Medical School.
5: Medical School
Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH in the BBC Midland studios

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Brett Young
Unknown:
Muriel Levy
Produced By:
Anthony Cornish
Mr Ingleby:
Arthur Pentelow
Edwin Ingleby:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Sir Joseph Astill:
Leslie Dunn
Dean:
George Woolley
Martin:
Alex Farrell
Brown:
John Rowe
Maskew:
Colin Skipp

Regional Variations (7)

News. Stock Market Reports. News In Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service Scottish

(434 m.) From the North: news and topics. (261 m.) Voice of the North

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news — The stories behind the headlines-Tonight's Name in the News-Scotland Yard Calling — Personal Column with DAVID CEARY — South-East Sport — MICHAEL BROOKE looks at listeners' letters in Postscript
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Brooke
Introduced By:
Derek Parker

The first of two rounds in a contest between
Scotland and Wales
Scotland:
Sir JAMES FERGUSSON JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
Kales:
DR. WYN GRIFFITH
WYNFORD VAUGHAN-THOMAS
Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir James Fergusson
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

Regional Variations (2)

Hamish McInnes describes his ascent of the Petit Dru, near Chamonix

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

HAROLD WILLIAMSON asks boys and girls in Bristol about what they do in their spare time
Produced by Michael Barton
Broadcast in ' Talkabout ' in the North of England Home Service on September 25. 1966

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Williamson
Produced By:
Michael Barton

From the Royal Festival Hall,
London
Berlioz
ROMEO AND JULIET
Pamela Bowden (contralto)
Jean Bonhomme (tenor)
Guus Hoekman (bass)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire
Conducted by Gary Bertini
PART 1

Contributors

Contralto:
Pamela Bowden
Tenor:
Jean Bonhomme
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conducted By:
Gary Bertini

by MYRTLE SIMPSON
Mrs. Simpson's husband is a scientist who has been involved in several expeditions to out-of-the-way places. On these occasions the whole family goes-Robin, their first child, was only a few months old when he went to Spitzbergen.

Contributors

Unknown:
Myrtle Simpson

Regional Variations (2)

Music at Night: Gillian Weir, organ, from Down Cathedral

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Beethoven
Bagatelles, Op. 119
No. 1. in G minor No. 2, in C major No. 3. in D major No. 4. in A major No. 5. in C minor
11.23* Sonata in A flat major,
Op. 110 played by GEOFFREY BUCKLEY (piano)

Contributors

Piano:
Geoffrey Buckley

BBC Home Service Basic

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