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Introduction to Chinese
A course of ten lessons in spoken Mandarin for complete beginners.
Programme 5
Introduced by LUCIA LIU with the help of Terry Chang Language consultant Mrs. Y. C. Liu
Script by David Pollard
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
Last Tuesday's broadcast (Study)
A booklet and record are available

Contributors

Introduced By:
Lucia Liu
Unknown:
Terry Chang
Unknown:
Mrs. Y. C. Liu
Script By:
David Pollard
Produced By:
Elsie Ferguson

Everyday German by Radio
A series of twenty programmes for listeners with a basic knowledge of the language. based on Erich Kiistner 's novel Drei Manner im Schnee.
15: Liebe auf den ersten Blick
Introduced by SABINE MICHAEL and DIETER GEISSLER with Angelike Sahla. Gerda Koeppler Rolf Richards
Written and produced by Edith R. Baer
Language consultant, Dr. L. Lob
Last Wednesday's broadcast (Study)
A booklet and records are available

Contributors

Unknown:
Erich Kiistner
Introduced By:
Sabine Michael
Introduced By:
Dieter Geissler
Unknown:
Angelike Sahla.
Unknown:
Gerda Koeppler
Unknown:
Rolf Richards
Produced By:
Edith R. Baer
Unknown:
Dr. L. Lob

A series of fifteen magazine-type programmes, including French songs and readings from the Penguin book of French Short Stories and The Penguin Book of French Nineteenth Century Verse, for listeners with some knowledge of French.
Programme 2
De Nertal: Une allée du Luxem-Lourg; Chanson gothique
Les bottes de sept lieues: 2 Le parapluie
Demain j'ai vingt ans
Speakers, PAULETTE PRENEY
Louis BLONCOURT , PAUL COUSTER
Script by Winifred Saunders and Odile Castro
Produced by Elsie Ferguson
Last Thursday's broadcast (Study)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paulette Preney
Unknown:
Louis Bloncourt
Unknown:
Paul Couster
Script By:
Winifred Saunders
Script By:
Odile Castro
Produced By:
Elsie Ferguson

A weekly survey of the world of motoring
Customers' Comments
Do the views of car owners get back to the manufacturers? Do The Police and Ministry of Transport provide information to manufacturers about the reliability of their products?
A discussion about these questions between car buyers, a Chief Constable, and representatives of the Ministry of Transport and manufacturers together with topical news and the latest Road Conditions
Introduced by BILL HARTLEY
Produced by Jim Pestridge

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Produced By:
Jim Pestridge

Members of the public and invited personalities put questions to
JIMMY EDWARDS , TED RAY
TOMMY TRINDER , CYRIL FLETCHER
In the chair, MCDONALD HOBLEY
Special guest, CLIVE DUNN from an idea by Jimmy Edwards
Produced by Edward Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Tommy Trinder
Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
Clive Dunn
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Produced By:
Edward Taylor

The Championships at Wimbledon
Commentary by Maurice Edelston and Max Robertson from the Centre Court and No. 1 Court, with summaries and comments by Bea Walter
Results and latest news from the other courts given by Basil Curtis
From the All England Lawn Tennis Club

Henley Royal Regatta
Commentary and reports by John Snagge and John Hinde

Contributors

Commentary (Lawn Tennis):
Maurice Edelston
Commentary (Lawn Tennis):
Max Robertson
Summaries and comments (Lawn Tennis):
Bea Walter
Results and news (Lawn Tennis):
Basil Curtis
Commentary and reports (Rowing):
John Snagge
Commentary and reports (Rowing):
John Hinde

A special edition of Gala Concert Hall with VICTORIA ELLIOTT (soprano) KENNETH MACDONALD (tenor)
GALA CHORUS
Directed by JOHN MCCARTHY
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, MARCUS DODS
Introduced by ALEXANDER MOYES
Produced by Gareth Walters
The programme includes music from Madam Butterfly (Puccini), The Talcs of Hoffmann (Offenbach), and 11 Trovatore (Verdi).
Kenneth Macdonald broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Tenor:
Kenneth MacDonald
Directed By:
John McCarthy
Conductor:
Marcus Dods
Introduced By:
Alexander Moyes
Produced By:
Gareth Walters
Unknown:
Kenneth MacDonald

A comedy by W. Somerset Maugham adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Ronald Lewis and Derek Godfrey
The action of the play takes place in John Middleton 's house in Harley Street in 1927. † Produced by JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Peggy Wells
Unknown:
Ronald Lewis
Unknown:
Derek Godfrey
Unknown:
John Middleton
Produced By:
John Powell
The Constant Wife:
Constance Cummings
Constance Middleton:
Constance Cummings
John Middleton, F R C S , her husband.:
Ronald Lewis
Martha Culver, her sister:
Margaret Robertson
Mrs Culver, her mother:
Sylvia Coleridge
Mortimer Durham:
Harold Kasket
Marie-Louise, his wife:
Maria Charles
Barbara Fawcett:
Barbara Mitchell
Bernard Kersal:
Derek Godfrey
Bentley, the Middletons' butler:
Frank Henderson

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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