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Regional Variations (4)

'.m. The Scot and his influence on Canada

BBC Home Service Scottish

The West at Westminster

BBC Home Service South and West

Nic a Nico: 1

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by Roy HAY featuring items of news, views, replies to listeners' queries, and topical advice to help the amateur gardener
Produced by John Greenslade

Contributors

Introduced By:
Roy Hay
Produced By:
John Greenslade

Regional Variations (2)

Enterprise: magaztne

BBC Home Service Midland
on BBC Home Service Basic

The Teeming Thames by KENNETH MANN , PH.D.
University of Reading
Today sees the beginning of phase two of the International Biological Programme, a world-wide scheme of co-operative research. Some of it is taking place in distant Fihutan, other bits in our own rivers. Dr. Mann recounts one I.B.P. story which began with buying a vacant pub and may end with suggestions for feeding the teeming human population of the planet.

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Mann
on BBC Home Service Basic

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

Regional Variations (3)

Record requests for the sick and housebound

BBC Home Service Midland

From Me To You: Forces' record requests

BBC Home Service North

Lord Ritchie-Calder author, science writer, and Professor of International Relations at Edinburgh University discusses with ROY PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Plomley

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
Fiom the All England Lawn Tennis Club
Henley Royal Regatta
Commentary and reports by JOHN SNAGGE and JOHN HINDE

Contributors

Commentary By:
Maurice Edelston
Unknown:
Max Robertson
Unknown:
Basil Curtis
Unknown:
John Snagge
Unknown:
John Hinde

Regional Variations (2)

Gwyn Williams talks to Welsh pop stars: Y Diliau

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

'twixt
ISOBEL BARNETT
ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH , DAVID NIXON with some tune-twisters from STEVE RACE
In the chair, Roy PLOMLEY
Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Produced by Charles Maxwell
Last Sunday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Isobel Barnett
Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell

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

Regional Variations (2)

Ulster Sports Report

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

A new series in which well-known people look back on what they consider to have been the most stimulating period of their lives.
Baroness Burton of Coventry chooses the years between 1938 and 1942 when she turned from sportswoman to politician through her ' burning passion about unemployment '
She introduces the voices of some of the men and women who influenced her, including Eleanor Rathbone , Gracie Fields. Ernest Bevin , Ed Murrow , President Roosevelt, and King George VI.
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson and Tony Gould
Shortened version of last Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown:
Eleanor Rathbone
Unknown:
Gracie Fields.
Unknown:
Ernest Bevin
Unknown:
Ed Murrow
Unknown:
King George Vi.
Produced By:
Jocelyn Ferguson
Produced By:
Tony Gould

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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