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Regional Variations (4)

The Eye-Witness

BBC Home Service Northern Ireland

The Eye-Witness

BBC Home Service Welsh

Dudley Savage with cinema organ requests

BBC Home Service South and West

Make Yourself at Home for listeners from India and Pakistan
Sawal Aur Jawab
Can I Help You?
Ap Ki Pasand
Gramophone records and favourite music from India and Pakistan
Introduced by MAHENDRA Kaul
Correspondence in English, or your own language. should be sent to MakeYourselfatHome,orApna Hi Ghar Samajhiye. BBC. Broadcasting House. Birmingham, 15.

Contributors

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

Regional Variations (2)

' Consider the Lilies ' by lain Crichton Smith-3

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

A Bible service on Repentance and Mercy
Conducted by Fr. GERARD MEATH , O.P. from St. Rose's Convent, Stroud, Gloucestershire
Readings: Jonah 3, 4; John 9;
Luke 13
Hymns: Lord Jesus, think on me;
Father most holy, gracious and forgiving; Dear Lord and Father of Mankind: Now thank we all our God
Motet : Jesu, dulcis memoria
(Palestrina)
Choirmaster and Organist, William Rogers

Contributors

Conducted By:
Fr. Gerard Meath
Organist:
William Rogers
on BBC Home Service Basic

A weekly discussion on cinema. theatre, books, broadcasting, and art.
This week:
EDGAR ANSTEY, ROBERT HUGHES
RICHARD MAYNE. STEPHEN POTTER
In the chair, T. C. WORSLEY
Produced by Philip French

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hughes
Unknown:
Richard Mayne.
Unknown:
Stephen Potter
Unknown:
T. C. Worsley
Produced By:
Philip French

Vernon Bartlett chooses a period after the war when he became interested in Eastern rather than European affairs and lived in Singapore where he was writing for the Straits Times when Malaysia gained her independence
Produced by Patrick Harvey
Shortened repeat: next Saturday,
10.10 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown:
Vernon Bartlett
Produced By:
Patrick Harvey

Regional Variations (2)

Interview with two recipients of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Medal

BBC Home Service Scottish

visits Lincolnshire
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS , and ALAN GEMMELL answer questions put to them by members of the Holbeach and District Chrysanthemum Society
Question-Master,
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
Produced by Florence Akst

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Produced By:
Florence Akst

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
6: An Action for Divorce
Disagreeable involvements of family and friends tax Sir Roberts equanimity to Us limits. Matters are not eased when his wife intercepts a letter written to him by his former leading lady.
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Wolfit
Unknown:
Edwardian London
Unknown:
Ernest Dudley
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Sir Robert Mandeville:
Donald Wolfit
Lady Mandeville:
Lydia Sherwood
Mrs Bellows:
Gladys Spencer
Richard Mandeville:
Bernard Brown
Sir Harry Dacre:
Frank Henderson
Barrett:
Ralph Truman
Verrall:
Norman Claridge
Paulette:
Carol Marsh
Det -Insp Woodburn:
Duncan McIntyre
Griffiths:
Haydn Jones
Mrs Griffiths:
Gudrun Ure

What is itf When was it made? What is its value?
ARTHUR Necus and BERNARD PRICE discuss with JOHN KING questions raised by listeners
Produced by Pamela Howe from the South and West
Send your questions to Talking About Antiques. BBC, Bristol, 8

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Necus
Unknown:
John King
Produced By:
Pamela Howe

Regional Variations (2)

' My Mountatns ': talk by Hugh Welsh

BBC Home Service Scottish
on BBC Home Service Basic

Fixing a Minimum Wage: ERIC HAWTREY talks about Wages Councils and how they affect both employers and workers
Do It Yourself: PAMELA DEEDES offers some advice and warnings to the handyman
Problems at 18-plus. 1-The Clearing Scheme for University Places: RONALD KAY of the Universities Central Council on Admissions
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Talks:
Eric Hawtrey
Unknown:
Pamela Deedes
Unknown:
Ronald Kay
Introduced By:
Robin Holmes

Regional Variations (2)

Welsh hymn-singing from Lhmdudno+

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

Introduced by BRUCE CAMPBELL including
Biological Productivity: BARTON WORTHINGTON, Scientific Director of the International Biological Programme, talks about this important project
Photographing a chiff-chaff ... the easy way?: FRANK BLACK-BURN and VICTOR LEWIS show how profitable teamwork can be
Produced by John Sparks

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bruce Campbell
Unknown:
Victor Lewis
Produced By:
John Sparks
on BBC Home Service Basic

News of the weekend sporting events
Introduced by JACOB DE VRIES including:
Tour de France
J. B. WADLEY. Editor of Sporting Cyclist, reports at the end of the sixteenth day's stage from Toulouse
Broadcast by arrangement with the French Broadcasting Service
Cricket
Middlesex v. Northampton REX ALSTON from Lord's
Motor Racing at
Silverstone ROBIN Richards , ERIC TOBITT, and JOHN BOLSTER report on yesterday's British Grand Prix

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jacob de Vries
Unknown:
B. Wadley.
Unknown:
Northampton Rex Alston
Unknown:
Silverstone Robin Richards
on BBC Home Service Basic

ROGER SNOWDON brings to the microphone some of the people who knew and worked with ' Cockie ' and, together with records and writings, presents a portrait of the greatest showman of the 20th century
The contributors include:
Douglas Byng , Florence Desmond Sir Alan Herbert , Evelyn Laye Jessie Matthews. Anna Neagie Robert Rietty , Austin Trevor
The Readers:
Michael Deacon , Ursula Hanray Carleton Hobbs , Geoffrey Wincott
The programme compiled and narrated by Roger Snowdon
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Snowdon
Unknown:
Douglas Byng
Unknown:
Florence Desmond
Unknown:
Sir Alan Herbert
Unknown:
Evelyn Laye
Unknown:
Jessie Matthews.
Unknown:
Anna Neagie
Unknown:
Robert Rietty
Readers:
Michael Deacon
Readers:
Ursula Hanray
Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
Geoffrey Wincott
Unknown:
Roger Snowdon

Regional Variations (2)

Appeal: The Muscular Dystrophy Group of Great Britain!

BBC Home Service Scottish

Voluntary Service Overseas by JOYCE GRENFELL
Please send donations, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, to Joyce Grenfell , V.S.O., [address removed]
Each year V.S.O. sends some 1,500 young men and women to work in more than fifty developing coun- tries where their knowledge and skills are needed in many fields such as teaching, medicine, agriculture. technical aid, and community development. This year V.S.O must raise £160,000.

Contributors

Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell

Regional Variations (2)

Ar Eich Cais: listeners' requests of music, poetry, and rose

BBC Home Service Welsh
on BBC Home Service Basic

by William Makepeace Thackeray
A serial in twelve parts freely adapted by AUDREY LUCAS with Annabel Maule as Becky Sharp PART 1
Other parts: Sylvia Coleridge
Dorothy Holmes-Gore , John HoHIS David March, Frederick Treves
Produced by MARTYN C. WEBSTER
Broadcast on May 24. 1959

Contributors

Unknown:
William Makepeace
Adapted By:
Audrey Lucas
Unknown:
Annabel Maule
Unknown:
Becky Sharp
Unknown:
Sylvia Coleridge
Unknown:
Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Unknown:
John Hohis
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
The storyteller:
Simon Lack
Rebecca Sharp:
Annabel Maule
Miss Pinkerton:
Eva Stuart
Jemima Pinkerton:
Kathleen Helme
Amelia Sedley:
Beryl Calder
Mr Sedley:
George Hagan
Mrs Sedley:
Catherine Salkeld
Joseph Sedley:
Hugh Manning
George Osborne:
Peter Wilde
William Dobbin:
Jonathan Scott
on BBC Home Service Basic

Dame Flora Robson in conversation with MICHAEL SMEE relives her career in front of the cameras and behind the scenes
Illustrated by excerpts from the soundtracks of her past successes and from those as yet unscreened.
Produced by John Dyas
Shortened version of the broadcast on December 9. 1966

Contributors

Unknown:
Dame Flora Robson
Produced By:
John Dyas
on BBC Home Service Basic

Haydn
Quartet in G minor, Op. 20 No.
Quartet in D major, Op. 33 No 6 played by the DARTINGTON STRING QUARTET
Colin Sauer. Peter Carter
Keith Lovell , Michael Evans

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Sauer.
Unknown:
Peter Carter
Unknown:
Keith Lovell
Unknown:
Michael Evans

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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