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BRIGADIER Sir JOHN SMYTH , V.C. discusses the qualities he considers necessary for generalship, with illustrations by many famous generals including Paget. Slim, Alexander, de Guingand, and Montgomery from recordings in the BBC Sound Archives
Produced by Leslie Perowne
Broadcast In the BBC World Service on March 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir John Smyth
Produced By:
Leslie Perowne
on BBC Home Service Basic

STELLA SHEPHERD, reared tn the industrial north of England, approached the tiny Shetland island of Papa Stour, where her husband was to be Church of Scotland missionary and she was to be schoolma'am, with the memory that on some faraway islands missionaries have gone literally to pot.

on BBC Home Service Basic

from the West of England
Songs and music in traditional style with PAT NELSON , DICK WITT
THE GREENSLEEVES BAND led by Dennis Darke and the dancers of Whitchurch, Devon
Produced by Brian Patten

Contributors

Unknown:
Pat Nelson
Unknown:
Dick Witt
Unknown:
Dennis Darke
Produced By:
Brian Patten
on BBC Home Service Basic

A series of legal problems devised and written by JOHN P. WYNN
Introduced by JOHN SNAGGE with a qualified legal opinion from F. W. BENEY , q.c. and comments from a panel of everyday people from home and abroad
Dead Account
Produced byTRAFFORD WHITELOCK
Broadcast In the BBC World Service on November 5. 1966

Contributors

Written By:
John P. Wynn
Introduced By:
John Snagge
Unknown:
F. W. Beney
Bank clerk:
Ian Frost
Mrs Frobisher:
Jane Jordan Rogers
Mr Gardner:
David Graham
Chapman:
David Nettheim

The first of a new weekly series in which BARBARA Mc DONALD examines the lives and attitudes of people today
1: Having a Baby
Two mothers talk of their approach to bringing a child into the world, the problems it raises, the joy and sadness it can produce.
Produced by Michael Barton
Broadcast tn ' Talkabout' on October 9. 1966, In the North of England Home Service

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Mc Donald
Produced By:
Michael Barton

Regional Variations (3)

Turn About: record requests

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Five Four time: light music

BBC Home Service Midland

Mrs. Sheridan
The story of the romantic elopement and tempestuous marriage of Elizabeth Linley and Richard Brinsley Sheridan written by THEA HOLME
Prunella Scales as Elizabeth Sheridan and Julian Glover as Richard Brinsley Sheridan with Beth Boyd , Eva Haddon Thea Holme , Barbara Mitchell Walter Fitzgerald , Bill Horsley Preston Lockwood
Kevin McHugh , Tim Seely
Narrator, DAVID MARCH
Produced by DOROTHY BAKER
Fxtended version of the broadcast on June 5, 1966

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Linley
Unknown:
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Written By:
Thea Holme
Written By:
Prunella Scales
Unknown:
Elizabeth Sheridan
Unknown:
Julian Glover
Unknown:
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Unknown:
Beth Boyd
Unknown:
Eva Haddon
Unknown:
Thea Holme
Unknown:
Barbara Mitchell
Unknown:
Walter Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Bill Horsley
Unknown:
Preston Lockwood
Unknown:
Kevin McHugh
Narrator:
Tim Seely
Produced By:
Dorothy Baker

including:
Too Many Dogs: C. M. JACKSON believes that dogs should be limited to the purely functional
Travelling Journalist:
JOHN MORGAN talks to Ann Clwyd about countries he has visited in search of news
Tame Blackbird: SYLVIA DISLEY
' adopted ' one and found that this had its problems
Stay-at-homes: JOHN WRIGHT and JON HOLLIDAY discuss the pros and cons
Introduced by HARRY SOAN from Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
C. M. Jackson
Talks:
John Morgan
Unknown:
Ann Clwyd
Unknown:
Sylvia Disley
Unknown:
John Wright
Unknown:
Jon Holliday
Introduced By:
Harry Soan
on BBC Home Service Basic

Killer in Dark Glasses by Henry Treece adapted as a serial reading in six parts by DONALD BANCROFT Read by JOHN PuLLEN with Gordon Gardner and Stephen Jack
After being told to prevent the assassination of the President of Pataguana, Gordon Stewart found himself being shadowed. At the door of his No. 2 flat he heard a voice say: ' Got you at last! '
3: Going South
Produced by Graham Gauld
Broadcast on October 28. 1965

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Treece
Unknown:
Donald Bancroft
Read By:
John Pullen
Unknown:
Gordon Gardner
Unknown:
Stephen Jack
Unknown:
Gordon Stewart
Produced By:
Graham Gauld

Regional Variations (7)

News

BBC Home Service Scottish

News

BBC Home Service Midland

Round-Up

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

News. Round-Up

BBC Home Service South and West

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

BBC Home Service North

News. News in Welsh

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Perspective on a talking point of the moment-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 (3)

Anglers' Corner

BBC Home Service Midland

Welsh for Beginners-25

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

The novel by A. J. Cronin adapted for radio in six parts by MURIEL LEVY with Michael Denison and Denise Bryer
Andrew's thesis on dust-inhalation got him a London appointment with the Central Miners' Fatigue Board. Dissatisfied, he has left it for private practice, and a new set of values.
5: The Square Mile
Produced by DAVID DAVIS
Broadcast on May 14, 1965

Contributors

Novel By:
A. J. Cronin
Unknown:
Muriel Levy
Unknown:
Michael Denison
Unknown:
Denise Bryer
Produced By:
David Davis
Andrew Manson:
Michael Denison
Christine Manson:
Denise Bryer
Richard Stillman:
Garard Green
Mrs Frances Lawrence:
Penelope Keith
Nurse Sharp:
Denise Bryer
Con Boland:
Geoffrey Wincott
Mrs Vidler:
Jane Wenham
Dr Ivory:
Geoffrey Wincott
Mary Boland:
Denise Bryer
Dr Thoroughgood:
Geoffrey Wincott
Miss Basden:
Jane Wenham
Dr Freddie Hamson:
Garard Green

Regional Variations (2)

Pynciau'r Ttr: farming magazine

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

A fun teach-in with TERENCE BRADY In the chair
5: This House considers Abroad is full of Foreigners
The Pros and Cons are illustrated by: DOUG FISHER , BILL WALLIS
DILYS WATLING and the Man in the Street
Produced by Roger Ordish

Contributors

Unknown:
Terence Brady
Illustrated By:
Doug Fisher
Illustrated By:
Bill Wallis
Illustrated By:
Dilys Watling
Produced By:
Roger Ordish

Eric Heidsieck (piano)
Bournemouth
Symphony Orchestra Leader. Gerald Jarvis
Conductor,
Constantin Silvestri
Part 1: Schumann
Overture: Hermann and Dorothea
8.10" Introduction and Allegro appassionato, for piano and orchestra
8.26* Overture, Scherzo, and Finale

Contributors

Piano:
Eric Heidsieck
Leader:
Gerald Jarvis
Conductor:
Constantin Silvestri
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 WILLIAM HARDCASTLE

Contributors

Unknown:
William Hardcastle
on BBC Home Service Basic

FREDDY HUBBARD
LEM WINCHESTER
JOE HARRIOTT
JOHNNY HODGES
WILD BILL DAVIS gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Freddy Hubbard
Unknown:
Lem Winchester
Unknown:
Joe Harriott
Unknown:
Johnny Hodges
Unknown:
Wild Bill Davis

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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