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A circus must rehearse and things sometimes go wrong
Songs: Rehearsal
Here come the animals
Introduced by JOHN Huw DAVIES
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

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

My Darling Daughter by Denis Constanduros
' There was this girl. see Gran, who wrote up to say that a few years ago she'd had an Unfortunate Experience-she didn'say what it was, but it was pretty obvious I suppose-and she wrote up to say she'd met some boy she rather liked and should she tell him? '
Produced by BRANDON ACTON-BOND in the BBC's Bristol studios

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis Constanduros
Produced By:
Brandon Acton-Bond
Lorna Lemming:
Marion Mathie
Howard Lemming:
Noel Johnson
Vicky Lemming:
Francesca Annis
Olwen:
Sarah Lewis
Pete:
David Cook
Granny:
Phyllis Smale
Nevil Lumsden:
Alan Tilvern
Art School students:
Peter Bowden
Art School students:
Patricia Rossiter
on BBC Home Service Basic

from
St. David's Cathedral, Wales
Ferial Versicles and Responses
Psalm 132 (Revised Psalter)
First Lesson: Ecclesiasticus 50, vv. 4-24
Office Hymn: Urbs beata (E.H. 169)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Noble in B minor)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 25, vv. 14-23
Anthem: Beati quorum via
(Stanford)
0 Arglwydd byd ac allor (0
God of earth and attar) (E.H. 562)
Director of Music, PETER BOORMAN
Sub-Organist, Rosalyn Charles

Contributors

Music:
Peter Boorman
Unknown:
Rosalyn Charles

St. David's Day edition
In at the Start: On the day Princess Margaret opens Wales's new Broadcasting House at Llandaff, Cardiff, Rex PALMER talks to Brian Hoey about the first years of broadcasting in Wales
Lloyd George Taught He Marbles: Ithiel VAUGHAN poppy, god-daughter of the famous statesman, recalls a child's-eye view of him in a talk with Dilys Breese
In the Steps of St. David: DAVID ALLEN takes a modern look at places associated with the patron saint
Introduced by HARRY SOAN from Wales

Contributors

Talks:
Rex Palmer
Unknown:
Brian Hoey
Unknown:
Ithiel Vaughan
Unknown:
Dilys Breese
Unknown:
David Allen
Introduced By:
Harry Soan
on BBC Home Service Basic

Porto Bello Gold
A serial in seven parts by Val Gielgud based on the novel by ARTHUR D. HOWDEN SMITH with Deryck Guyler
Henry Stamper , Nigel Anthony
PART 1: New York, 1733
Andrew Murray , the Jacobite-turned-pirate, embarks on a plan t,) restore the Stuart to the British throne and forcibly takes his young nephew Robert Ormerod into his confidence.
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by BRIAN MILLER from the West of England

Contributors

Unknown:
Val Gielgud
Novel By:
Arthur D. Howden Smith
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
Henry Stamper
Unknown:
Nigel Anthony
Unknown:
Andrew Murray
Unknown:
Robert Ormerod
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Robert Ormerod:
Nigel Anthony
Captain Farraday:
Hedley Goodall
Governor Clinton:
Ronald Russell
Harry Ormerod:
Geoffrey Wincott
Peter Corlaer:
Harold Kasket
Long Jotin Silver:
Henry Stamper
Moira O'Donnell:
Kate Binchy
Col O'Donnell:
Denys Hawthorne
Andrew Murray:
Deryck Guyler
Ezra Pew:
Hedley Goodall
Bill Bones:
Douglas Blackwell
Seaman:
Hubert Tucker
Singer:
Patrick Nelson

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Midland

News

BBC Home Service Scottish

News. Stock Market Report. News tn Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh

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

BBC Home Service North

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news-The stories behind the hpadlines-Tonight's Name in the News-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport-MICHAEL BROOKE looks at listeners' letters in Postscript
Introduced by Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin

The first of two rounds in a contest between London and The North of England
London:
BARRY CARMAN , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
North:
DENNIS CHAPMAN , BILL GRUNDY
Quiz-Master, ROY PLOMLEY
Arranged by Patrick Harvey

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Cedric Cliffe
Unknown:
Lionel Hale
Unknown:
Dennis Chapman
Unknown:
Bill Grundy
Arranged By:
Patrick Harvey

Regional Variations (2)

Celebration Concert to mark opening of Broadcasting House. Llandaff, by H.R.H. Princess Margaret. BBC Welsh Orchestra: Pendyrus Male Choir; soloists- Part 1

BBC Home Service Welsh

from the Royal Festival Hall, London
Hans Leygraf (piano)
Joan Carlyle (soprano)
Yvonne Minton (contralto) Ken Neate (tenor)
Donald McIntyre (bass)
BBC Chorus
BBC Choral Society
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Hugh Maguire Conducted by Rudolf Kempe
Part 1: Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 27. in B flat major (K.595)

Contributors

Piano:
Hans Leygraf
Soprano:
Joan Carlyle
Contralto:
Yvonne Minton
Tenor:
Ken Neate
Bass:
Donald McIntyre
Leader:
Hugh Maguire
Conducted By:
Rudolf Kempe

Part 2: Beethoven
SYMPHONY No. 9, in D minor
(Choral)
Joan Carlyle and Yvonne Minton broadcast by permission of the General Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden: Donald Mc Intyre by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company.

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Carlyle
Unknown:
Yvonne Minton
Unknown:
Donald Mc Intyre

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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