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Where's the Pied Piper? by DR. P. B. CORNWELL of Rentokil Laboratories
In 1958 in part of Scotland a brand of rats appeared that did not die when they ate warfarin. In 1962 the same thing happened in Wales. Now mice are coping quite nicely on warfarin, thank you-and they are much more widely spread. Perhaps we had better call for the Pied Piper.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr. P. B. Cornwell

' Toutes Directions '
A series of twenty programmes intended for listeners who already have some knowledge of French.
14: Grenoblela vie estudiantine
Introduced by KATIA ELLIS with the help of Emile Harven
Last Tuesday's broadcast < Study)
A booklet is available

Contributors

Introduced By:
Katia Ellis
Unknown:
Emile Harven

Everyday German by Radio
A series of twenty programmes for listeners with a basic knowledge of the language, based on Erich Kastner 's novel Drei Mdnner im Schnee.
4: Die Reise nach Bruckbeuren
Introduced by SABINE MICHAEL and DIETER GEISSLER
Last Wednesday's broadcast (Study)
A booklet and records are available

Contributors

Unknown:
Erich Kastner
Introduced By:
Sabine Michael
Introduced By:
Dieter Geissler

The ninth of the main series of eighteen programmes for adults taking the G.C.E. O-level examinations in English Language and Literature, planned in association with a National Extension College correspondence course.
Radio tutor, DAVID GRUGEON
Last Thursday's broadcast (Study)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Grugeon

A weekly survey of the world of motoring
Safety Belts: comments on the testing of safety belts and the new Regulations, by Jim PESTRIDGE
The Demise of the Limousine: GRAHAM TURNER , BBC Economics Corespondent, talks about the future of the big car
Tyre Safety: KENNETH GARRETT , Editor of Automobile Engineer, discusses forthcoming legislation about car tyres together with topical news and the latest Road Conditions
Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
Produced by Jim Pestridge

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Turner
Unknown:
Kenneth Garrett
Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Produced By:
Jim Pestridge

A radio romp written by ERIC MERRIMAN with ELAINE TAYLOR , PETER HAWKINS
Music from
ANITA HARRIS
THE MIKE SAMMES SINGERS
BURT RHODES AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Produced by JOHN BROWELL
Broadcast on August 14, 1966 (Light)
Burt Rhodes is appearing at The Talk of the Town. London

Contributors

Written By:
Eric Merriman
Unknown:
Elaine Taylor
Unknown:
Peter Hawkins
Singers:
Burt Rhodes
Produced By:
John Browell
Unknown:
Burt Rhodes

A Saturday Supplement to Woman's Hour
Introduced by MARJORIE ANDERSON
A Pride of Lions: thoughts on the king of the beasts
How Do You Cope? DOREEN FORSYTH introduces conversations with mothers bringing up their children alone
I'm not the same old me ... says ANNE JONES after a recent experiment
Time Considered. 4: What is Time?: views from ANTHONY STORR on Jung's theory of synchronicity, DR. F. R. STANNARD on the possibility of time going backwards, and the late PROFESSOR C. E. M. JOAD on the theory of J. W. Dunne

Contributors

Introduced By:
Marjorie Anderson
Introduces:
Doreen Forsyth
Unknown:
Anne Jones
Unknown:
Anthony Storr
Unknown:
Dr. F. R. Stannard
Unknown:
J. W. Dunne

A special edition of Gala Concert Hall with PATRICIA REAKES (soprano)
STUART BURROWS (tenor)
OWEN BRANNIGAN (bass-baritone) and the GALA CHORUS
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY with the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA
Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, MARCUS DODS
Introduced by ALEXANDER MOYES Produced by Gareth Walters

Contributors

Soprano:
Patricia Reakes
Tenor:
Stuart Burrows
Bass-Baritone:
Owen Brannigan
Directed By:
John McCarthy
Conductor:
Marcus Dods
Introduced By:
Alexander Moyes
Produced By:
Gareth Walters

The Breadwinner by W. Somerset Maugham adapted for radio by CYNTHIA PUGHE with Avice Landon
Patrick Barr , Mary Wimbush and Ronald Herdman
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER

Contributors

Radio By:
Cynthia Pughe
Unknown:
Avice Landon
Unknown:
Patrick Barr
Unknown:
Mary Wimbush
Unknown:
Ronald Herdman
Produced By:
Martyn C. Webster
Patrick Battle:
Peter Bartlett
Judy Battle:
Carol Marsh
Diana Granger:
Rosallnd Shanks
Timothy Granger:
Brian Hewlett
Margery Battle:
Avice Landon
Dorothy Granger:
Mary Wimbush
Alfred Granger:
Ronald Herdman
Charles Battle:
Patrick Barr

† Brian REDHEAD discusses some topical matters and some less topical with MARY GOLDRING
Business Editor of The Economist
D. N. MACKAY
Professor of Communications, Keele University
Roy GAZZARD
Director of Development, Killingworth Township

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Mary Goldring
Unknown:
D. N. MacKay

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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