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Regional Variations (3)

The Eye-Witness

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

Dudley Savage with cinema organ requests

BBC Home Service South and West

Make Yourself at Home for listeners from India and Pakistan
Sawat Aur Jawab
Con I Help YouT
Ap Ki Pasaod
Gramophone records and favourite music from India and Pakistan
Introduced by MAHENDRA KAUL
Correspondence in English, or your own language, should be sent to Make Yourself at Home. or Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye. BBC. Broadcasting House, Birmingham. 15.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sawat Aur Jawab
Introduced By:
Mahendra Kaul
Unknown:
Ghar Samajhiye.

Regional Variations (2)

' Consider the Lilies' by lain Crichton Smith — l/7

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

on the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary from The Chapel of Eton College conducted by THE REV. D. I. S. JONES
Sermon by THE REV. RALPH SADLEIR
Conduct and Senior Chaplain
Introit: Prayer of King Henry VI (Ley)
Psalm 24
Lessons: 1 Samuel 2, vv. 1-3
Luke 1, vv. 24-45
Magnificat (Stanford in B flat)
Carol: Gabriel, from Heaven's King (arr. P. Moore)
Hymns: Lord of the dance (Shaker song); May the grace of Christ our Saviour (Waltham)
Precentor and Director of Music, KENNETH MALCOLMSON
Assistant organist, Philip Moore

Contributors

Unknown:
Virgin Mary
Unknown:
Rev. D. I. S. Jones
Unknown:
P. Moore
Directorofmusic:
Kenneth Malcolmson
Organist:
Philip Moore
on BBC Home Service Basic

A weekly discussion on cinema, theatre, books, broadcasting, and art. This week:
ALAN BRIEN , ROBERT HUGHES
BRYAN MAGEE , JONATHAN MILLER
In the chair, T. C. WORSLEY
Produced by Philip French

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Brien
Unknown:
Robert Hughes
Unknown:
Bryan Magee
Unknown:
Jonathan Miller
Unknown:
T. C. Worsley
Produced By:
Philip French

René MacColl
Chief Foreign Correspondent of the Daily Express, recalls 1927, the carefree year of extravagance and excitement when he was secretary to an American millionaire for whom the sky was the limit
A World at One production by Eleanor Ransome
Shortened version: next Sat., 10.10

Regional Variations (2)

The Critics

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Donald Wolfit in A Knight in the Theatre
A series of eight plays set in Edwardian London by Ernest Dudley
4: A Quiet Game of Cards
A game of baccarat, followed by an accusation of cheating against one of the players, provides Sir Robert Mandeville with an interesting exercise in psychology-and the chance of lending a helping hand in a difficult situation.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
† Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Bernard Brown is in ' Fallen Angels ' at the Vaudeville Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Wolfit
Unknown:
Ernest Dudley
Unknown:
Robert Mandeville
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Produced By:
Bernard Brown
Sir Robert Mandeville:
Donald Wolfit
Lady Mandeville (Lottie):
Lydia Sherwood
Richard Mandeville:
Bernard Brown
Young man:
Carl Forgione
Barrett:
Ralph Truman
Gerald Conway:
Douglas Hankin
Mr Conway:
Walter Fitzgerald
Lord Wexdale:
John Justin
Lady Wexdale:
Betty Hardy
on BBC Home Service Basic

A magazine of special interest to blind listeners
Should blind people get a handicap allowance?: TOM SMITH and KEN WHITTON exchange views
To pass the time: ANNE SUTER reports on games suitable for people without sight Introduced by David SCOTT BLACKBALL
Produced by Thena Heshel

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Smith
Unknown:
Ken Whitton
Unknown:
Anne Suter
Introduced By:
David Scott
Produced By:
Thena Heshel

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh hymn-singing

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

... of the Stinging Nettle
Nettles must be among the most despised of plants, and yet they are really quite fascinating.
JOHN MATTOCKS relates the story with the help of SIR EDWARD SALISBURY past Director of Kew Gardens
PROFESSOR C. D. PIGOTT Professor of Botany,
University of Lancaster
JOHN BURTON , DAVID MCCLINTOCK
L. HUGH NEWMAN , MOIRA SAVONIUS
Produced by John Sparks

Contributors

Unknown:
John Mattocks
Unknown:
Sir Edward Salisbury
Unknown:
Professor C. D. Pigott
Unknown:
John Burton
Unknown:
David McClintock
Unknown:
L. Hugh Newman
Unknown:
Moira Savonius
Produced By:
John Sparks
on BBC Home Service Basic

News of the weekend sporting events
Introduced by JACOB DE VRIES including:
French Grand Prix
ROBIN RICHARDS from Le Mans
Broadcast by arrangement with the French Broadcasting Service
Tour de France
J. B. WADLEY, Editor of Sporting Cyclist, reports from Amiens at the end of the fourth day's stage
Broadcast by arrangement with the French Broadcasting Service
Cricket: Surrey V. Glamorgan BRIAN JOHNSTON from The Oval

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries
Unknown:
Robin Richards
Unknown:
Brian Johnston

ROGER SNOWDON introduces the first of two programmes tracing the history of the great playhouse in London's Haymarket through two-and-a-half centuries
The Gentlemen: DENYS BLAKELOCK RONALD HERDMAN , ARTHUR LAWRENCE VICTOR PLATT , AUSTIN TREVOR
The Ladies: URSULA HANRAY NOEL HOOD
Written, produced, and narrated by Roger Snowdon

Contributors

Introduces:
Roger Snowdon
Unknown:
Denys Blakelock
Unknown:
Ronald Herdman
Unknown:
Arthur Lawrence
Unknown:
Victor Platt
Unknown:
Ursula Hanray
Unknown:
Noel Hood
Unknown:
Roger Snowdon

Regional Variations (6)

Appeal: The Dunoon Convalescent Homes

BBC Home Service Scottish

Appeal: Penny Gobby House School, Brighton

BBC Home Service South and West

Appeal: The Abbeyfield Barry Society

BBC Home Service Welsh

Appeal: Peterborough St. Raphael Club

BBC Home Service Midland

(434 m.) Manchester and District Spastics Society (261 m.) Old People's Welfar

BBC Home Service North
on BBC Home Service Basic

Restoration of the Church of St. Guthlac, Passenham, Bucks by DORIAN WILLIAMS
Please send donations, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, to Dorian Williams , Passenham Restoration Appeal, c/o Westminster Bank Ltd.[address removed]
Recent work at St. Guthlac's has revealed unique seventeenth-century wall-paintings and beautifully carved choir-stalls, but full restoration is beyond the means of this hamlet of ten houses.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorian Williams

Regional Variations (2)

Service from St. Columba's Parish Church. Stornoway

BBC Home Service Scottish

The Draft Order recommended for experimental use by the Church of England's Liturgical Commission and to be debated later this week in the House of Laity of the Church Assembly is demonstrated for listeners, though without the use of bread and wine, by the Dean of King's College, London, CANON SYDNEY EVANS assisted by students of the College and the College Choir, directed by E. H. Warrell

Contributors

Directed By:
E. H. Warrell

Regional Variations (2)

Ar Eich Cais: listeners' requests in music, poetry, prose

BBC Home Service Welsh

from the novels
Clayhanger. Hilda Lessways and These Twain by Arnold Bennett adapted as a serial in thirteen parts by GUY VAESEN with John Baddeley , Linda Polan
Part 3: ' These Twain '
George Cannon , who married Hilda bigamously, has reappeared after many years in prison. Edwin gives him money to start afresh.
12: The Way of Auntie Ramps
Rosemary Brett-Davies and Marie Cooper (piano duets)
Produced by Brian HULME in the BBC's Midland studios

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Bennett
Unknown:
John Baddeley
Unknown:
Linda Polan
Unknown:
George Cannon
Unknown:
Rosemary Brett-Davies
Piano:
Marie Cooper
Produced By:
Brian Hulme
Edwin Clayhanger:
John Baddeley
Hilda:
Linda Polan
George:
Peter Biddle
Tertius Ingpen:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Maggie:
Valerie Georgeson
Minnie:
Jackle Clarke
Mrs Hamps:
Nan Marriott-Watson
Albert:
Colin Skipp
Woman:
Gillian Andrews
Nurse:
Susan Bullivant

A radio portrait of George j Gershwin uho died in Hollywood July 11, 1937
1 Music must reflect the thoughts and aspirations of the people and the time. My people are American. My time is today.'
Introduced by STEVE RACE
Script by RODNEY GREENBERG
Additional research by Neil Stevens
Produced by David Allan

Contributors

Introduced By:
Steve Race
Script By:
Rodney Greenberg
Unknown:
Neil Stevens
Produced By:
David Allan

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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